130 YEARS AGO
Mrs. Adolph Sutro: Mrs. Adolph Sutro is suing for divorce ... at first it was an amicable separation. She went to Paris and he had to pay her alimony to the extent of $300 per month, but according to her attorneys, she now wants half the property. Mr. Sutro is wealthy ... worth at least two million.
120 YEARS AGO
The Briggs House: This new hotel is composed of the old St. Charles Hotel and the Muller House. The new dining room was opened and is very large and neat and a great improvement to the building. The old St. Charles Hotel dining room will be fixed up as a billiard parlor.
70 YEARS AGO
Selig Olcovich died in the bay area. The deceased was a member of the Olcovich family that was prominent in Carson. Seligs' father conducted a dry goods business. When Selig was attending school in Carson, he and a son of the late Dr. S. L. Lee published a small newspaper of their own.
50 YEARS AGO
KOLO-TV Schedule (one channel) - Pioneers, Rawhide, Route 66, Candid Camera, 77 Sunset Strip, Late Show.
20 YEARS AGO
The Nevada Appeal has been named the best small newspaper in Nevada. The General Excellence award was one of six first-place, eight second-place and eight honorable mention awards presented the Appeal at the Nevada State Press Association convention in Las Vegas.
10 YEARS AGO
A one hundred billion dollar price tag for America's response to terrorism plus a poor economy could revive federal deficits.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006