130 years ago
When the tracks at the State Prison were discovered, Dan De Quille advanced the theory they were not human, but giant sloth tracks. Now that Professor Marsh, of considerable reputation, makes the same opinion, it is said to be that of a great man. There is much credit due Mr. Wright (Dan De Quille) which has been held from him.
100 years ago
Word came from Washington yesterday that the Appropriation Bill failed to include the Carson Mint. Considering the fact that Congressman Roberts had told the people that he had saved the Mint, it came as …