130 YEARS AGO
When intoxicated, a Frenchman wants to dance ..., a Spaniard to gamble ..., a Russian to be affectionate, an Irishman to fight, and a Carson man to get a position in the Mint or Legislature.
120 YEARS AGO
Sarah Winnemucca notifies the public that she owns an interest in the Natches ranch near Lovelock, and warns all not to purchase them without consulting her.
70 YEARS AGO
Advertisements: Carson Theater - "Good-Bye Mr. Chips" with Robert Donate and Greer Garson - Ask anyone ... Many of your friends said, "It's the best picture I've every seen!'"
Look at Them - now on display, the new 1940 Ford V-8 at Pozzi Motors - For 17 years your Ford Dealer -Ford Corners, Phone 66.
50 YEARS AGO
TV Programs: Willie Wonderful, Uncle Happy's Show-
time, Captain KOLO, Annie Oakley, local news, NBC news, Perry Mason, Four Just Men, Rifleman, Red Skelton, Adventures in Paradise.
20 YEARS AGO
Markets: World gold and silver prices - London $389.10; Silver $5.60.
10 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Grandfather Lynn Gourley reads a health book to Mark Twain kindergartens as Madeline Noel, her father, Michael, Jessica Gordon and Taylor McKenney listen. About 30 parents participated in "Take Dad to School Day."
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.