November 11, 2012
130 Years Ago
Campaign lies: A lot of hand-sewed campaign lies, copper riveted and left over from the political contest will be sold cheap for cash at this office… Also a lot of snakes and duck stories suitable for small country weeklies…
120 Years Ago
Notice: There will be a Chrysanthemum and Fan Tea at the residence of Mrs. D. A. Bender…. All are most cordially invited.
70 Years Ago
Gas rationing: Applicants for gasoline rationing books must appear in person with automobile registration and completed application. All coupons presented to dealers for gasoline must have the license number of the vehicle written on the back…
50 Years Ago
Latest state totals: U.S. Senator Bible-62,017; Rep. in Congress Baring 66,340; Governor Sawyer 62,914; Lieut. Governor Laxalt 61,750…
30 Years Ago
Veterans Day was celebrated by concentrating on the men who fought in Vietnam… Attention was focused on a black granite wall, listing the names of 57,939 Americans killed in Vietnam. The names were read aloud as President and Mrs. Reagan visited the memorial and lighted candles.
10 Years Ago
Veterans in Virginia City’s Veterans Day parade marched next to high school color guards and military jeeps. Long-time Virginia City resident Bob Del Carlo acted as master of ceremonies and announced veterans’ groups from all over Northern Nevada.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.