130 years agoThe Virginia papers are devouring to rope the editor of this journal into a match whereby the contestants bind themselves to eat three quail per day. It shall be not entertained in this quarter. Although the stringency of business sometimes compels Carson editors to adapt to a low diet of hard pan. Make it Mallard ducks and count us in.100 years agoCrowded train: The V&T arrived with an extra coach this morning as the returning lawmakers required the accommodation. It makes a crowded train on Monday morning.70 years agoThe office of price administration announced this afternoon that the next coffee ration will be one pound for six weeks, instead of one pound for five weeks.50 years agoOrmsby county recorder Mrs. Verla Stinson said today that 7,682 marriage licenses were sold in 1962. Top ministers included A.G. Shriver, 586; Rev. Gerald Becker, 545; Rev. William Paramore, 575; Rev. Eugene Alexander, 175; and Rev. D.E. Reyman, 161.20 years ago(Photo Caption) Girl Scout Troop No. 240 made valentines for residents of the Sierra Convalescent Center. Shown are Adrienne LeSage, 6 and Stephanie Mariskanish, 7.10 years agoJustin Riker of Boy Scout Troop 145 of Carson is pictured. He attained the rank of First Class Scout in nine months, which usually takes about a year.• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.