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100 Years Ago

Ranchmen you can save MONEY by getting your coal and grain at Benadum’s Coal Yard. Rocksprings coal at the yard $10, delivered in any part of town in one ton lots, $10. Stage phone 13 X 1.

Churchill County Eagle, Saturday, April 19, 1913

On Tuesday evening, the city council approved lower light rates, $1.50 minimum, 10 kilowatts allowed. The main advantage is for those who wish to heat and cook with electricity. Many are using electric irons and stoves for light cooking. The city may decide to sell at cost a modern cooking device that can be operated to prepare three meals a day for 11 to 15 cents a day at the new rate. Churchill County Eagle, Saturday, April 19, 1913

Mrs. Steinbrook, in handling a bunch of onions, was bitten on the finger by a tarantula.

Churchill County Eagle, Saturday, April 19, 1913

A celebrated Mammoth Jack – mealy points, stands 15 hands and 1 inch, large bone and good ear — will make the season in St. Clair District. Terms $10 to insure. R.S. Makinson.

Churchill County Eagle, Saturday, April 19, 1913

75 Years Ago

People everywhere like horseracing. Last Saturday the Bay Meadows track near San Francisco drew 30,000 spectators for the handicap won by Seabiscuit, sensation record-maker.

The Fallon Eagle, Saturday, April 23, 1938

What’s Going On in the Communities That Are Building Up This Project…Beach: Frank de Braga and Ray Norcutt are plowing and sowing at Howard Rickman’s ranch for barley and alfalfa with two tractors. Mrs. Mark Lattin and Mrs. W.A. Austin motored to Wadsworth on Wednesday… Lone Tree: A shower will be held April 15 in honor of Miss Alton Hiatt, who is to be the bride of Charles Pomeroy in early summer.

The Fallon Eagle, Saturday, April 23, 1938

Duroc Jersey pigs raised at the Newlands Experimental Farm made splendid showings this year at the San Francisco livestock show, according to F.B. Headley, head of farm development at the Nevada Experimental Station, and Wilbur Stodieck, extension agent.

The Fallon Eagle, Saturday, April 23, 1938

50 Years Ago

A “Lite-A-Bike” program designed to help youngsters avoid bicycle accidents will be initiated in Fallon this Saturday by the local V.F.W. Lawton-Silva Post 1002. Enough “Scotch-lite” reflective tape for two million bicycles was donated to the National V.F.W. by Minnesota Mining Co.

Fallon Eagle Standard, Tuesday, April 16, 1963

The Community Hall at Stillwater Reservation was packed Saturday night dancing in tune to “The Sidewinders.” Special guest was Bob Stamey, formerly of The Grande Ole Opera of Nashville, Tennessee.

Fallon Eagle-Standard, Tuesday, April 16, 1963

Yip-Yippee-e! Don’t miss the big Fallon High School Rodeo on Saturday, April 27, at Churchill County Fairgrounds.

Fallon Eagle-Standard, Tuesday, April 27, 1963

A View From The Past ... Stories from the Churchill County Museum & Archives, researched and compiled by Margo Weldy, museum assistant

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