120 YEARS AGO
Stewart School: The Commissioner of Indian Affairs has issued an order naming the Indian training school at Carson "The Stewart Institute" in honor of Senator W. M. Stewart.
70 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: Carson Theater "Safari" with Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Madeleine Carroll - Bold-hearted conqueror of the jungle kings.
50 YEARS AGO
Boy in mine: Carson City police patrolman Walt German was cited by the National Police Officers Association for his action in rescue of a Reno youth from the Sutro tunnel air shaft.
20 YEARS AGO
Negotiations to buy the stones from the V&T engine shops in Nevada have failed according to Mayor Marv Teixiera. WES Construction is prepared to take the 117-year old historic building down.
10 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: Wallace Theaters - "Castaway," "Miss Congeniality," "Family Man."
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.