130 YEARS AGO
Endorsement: The sale of a stock of mules in front of the Courthouse drew a large crowd and the animals were disposed of at auction. The prices were much higher than usual and would indicate that the recent warm endorsement of the mule by Congressman Daggett has caused an advance in the stock.
120 YEARS AGO
When the Sheriff of Esmeralda wants jurors, he has to run them down with fox hounds and catch them with a lariat.
70 YEARS AGO
Names of Carson City elementary students having perfect attendance and high scholastic records: First grade - Joseph Hawley, Eva Smelser, Arthur Glover, Bill Furlong; Second grade - Dorothy Berger, Patricia Laird, Dorothy Tillery; Third grade - George Bath, Joe Pieretti; Fourth grade - Donald Amodei, Victor Pardini, Emile Rabe, Benny Supera.
50 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: Carson Theater - "The Blue Angel" with May Britt and Curt Jargens - Deluxe Color - CinemaScope and "A Hole in the Head" with Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker and Carolyn Jones.
20 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Bay Bridge to reopen ... The bridge has been closed since the 7.1 earthquake caused a collapse of the upper section.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.