130 YEARS AGO
Alfred Chartz: Hundreds of ruffians walk around Nevada free and not afraid of the law and ought to have been in the State Prison. One young man - Alfred Chartz - ought never been sent to the State Prison and has been kept there three years - The Board of Pardons has just refused to release him.
120 YEARS AGO
Cutting State Expenses: Commence with the Legislature, and make the session hereafter to be 40 days, reduce the Senate to fourteen members and the Assembly to twenty-four. Fix the per diem of members at five dollars and mileage to cover only actual traveling expenses both ways. Limit the number of offices and attaches and fix their per diem on a scale graduated to the services rendered at prices paid for clerical labor.
70 YEARS AGO
Motion pictures: Interesting motion pictures taken by Mr. E. C. Peterson were exhibited at the Carson City Lions. The pictures included a number of several old locomotives long in service on the Virginia & Truckee railroad and particularly the rolling stock sold to Paramount for use in pictures.
50 YEARS AGO
Births: Mr. and Mrs. Roger White of Carson City are parents of a boy born at Carson-Tahoe Hospital.
20 YEARS AGO
"Home Alone" finished first place at the box office for the ninth straight week.
10 YEARS AGO
Residents in Mound House do not want expansion of legalized prostitution zones and testified against a requested zone change by Moonlite Bunnyranch.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.