January 3, 2013
130 Years AgoThe inaugural: Gov. Adams and Lt. Gov. Laughton took the oath in the governor’s office. Gov. Kinkead made a few parting remarks. The two incoming officers were sworn in by Chief Justice Hawley.120 Years AgoAccident on the Carson & Colorado: Four miles the other side of Dayton, the C & C passenger train was ditched and landed in shallow water. A few feet further and the whole train would have gone into the Carson river into 15 feet of water. The door of the stove in the passenger coach came open and a fire started… and was promptly extinguished. Al Jaqua and Miss Mollie Lete were slightly bruised… 70 Years AgoAdvertisement: “Carson Theatre — Tuesday only. Bargain Night — Admission 11 cents, 25 cents, including tax… Faye Emerson, Van Johnson in ‘Murder in the Big House.’ Also showing Don Terry and Leo Carrillo in ‘Top Sergeant.’”50 Years AgoKOLO Television (one channel in 1962): Blue Angels, Zane Grey Theatre, The Lucy Show, Beverly Hillbillies, Danny Thomas, Andy Griffith, Ben Casey…” 30 Years AgoPeter Rabbit to join Rose Parade – The characters from the books of Beatrix Potter will be featured on the floral float to be entered in the 1983 Rose Parade.” • Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.