Past Pages for Tuesday, April 12, 2016

150 years ago

Extracts from Sen. Nye’s great speech made before the United States Senate Feb. 28. “No State Government that does not accord in spirit and form with the principles of the Constitution is illegitimate; nor can it be made legitimate by Congress. Local state despotism is outside of the Constitution and illegitimate. It never can be made otherwise.”

130 years ago

Quite an excitement was caused among our local astronomers yesterday by a number of sun dogs collected about the sun. Furlong made an attempt to impound them without success.

100 years ago

The number of coyote and wildcat scalps turned into Sheriff Lamb last month shows a considerable decrease over previous months since the bounty on coyotes was increased. A total of 335 coyote and 108 wildcat scalps were turned in during the month and destroyed. (Humboldt Star)

70 years ago

Nevada officials are making every effort to buy sufficient steel to again put two license plates on every car in the state, Malcolm McEachin, ex-officionate motor vehicle commissioner, said today.

50 years ago

Two new additions, designed for continued growth of the Carson City area, to the Bell Telephone Company of Nevada building at 709 Stewart St. are expected to be completed by June 1.

30 years ago

Local attorney Ernie Adler announced today his candidacy for Carson City Assembly District 40 on the Democratic ticket.

Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.


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