130 years ago
Yesterday morning a stranger brought in a black team here from Virginia, and it is said persons noticing his conduct said he kept himself well under the influence of whisky, the poor animals were run all day without rest or food. He is a nice man to let a team to.
100 years ago
The champion fish of Lake Tahoe so far this season was landed by Dick Savage yesterday while fishing with Charley Nevers. He hooked a fish which when landed weighed 21 pounds. It took the pair nearly an hour to get the big fellow …