130 years ago
Captain Avery's Hole-In-The-Wall is now run by electric wires running from behind the bar all over the place, to the billiard table, card rooms and keno department. The patrons simply press the indicators and think for a time they are in the Palace Hotel. The barkeep is in direct communications with the tiger's lair and can feel the animals' pulse without leaving his post of duty.
110 years ago
The guano caves recently discovered in eastern White Pine county have now been thoroughly explored, and found to have 50 to 100 feet of thickness. Borings estimate some …