130 years ago
The annual report of the Mint Director is at hand. It shows when the New Orleans Mint could not keep itself supplied with silver at market rates, the matter was immediately righted, and now it is sailing on smoothly. It took years before the difficulty could be overcome at the Carson Mint. Comparing the two, it would seem that the New Orleans institution should go first.
100 years ago
The flow of ice in the electric company's ditch over at the power house on the Truckee has been given considerable trouble over the past few weeks. Yesterday …