140 years ago
(Grand Time continued from Friday) We waited for the big dance. When the Indians formed in a ring around a solitary bunch of sagebrush some three 300 yards in circumference, they began going around, hip to hip and shoulder to shoulder. The singing was the same! “It is not much to see an Indian fandango — after you have seen it, go out as you would an opera, so that you may say to the folks afterwards, ‘I have been there.’ ”
130 years ago
Peterson, the photographer, has taken some of the best pictures of the Capitol Building and surrounding grounds ever taken here.
100 years ago
Rabbits are becoming a pest this season. More young rabbits are about than in years, and on some farms have destroyed all kinds of garden truck. From all appearances, the Indians will have a merry time during roundup this fall.
70 years ago
At Carson high school graduation, six outstanding students received awards including Frank C. Meyers, Marcellilne Chartz, Shirley Buell, Leslie Harvey, Vincent Samproni and Don Hardies.
50 years ago
Ormsby County Commissioners listened to complaints today from Ray (Moon), a Carson City pilot, who said the Carson City Airport is lacking of service and of all state capitol airports, the worst.
20 years ago
Wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits of firefighters attending the Firemen’s Muster at Mills Park.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.