Past Pages for Friday, March 22

130 Years Ago

Prison: Reno did not succeed in getting the prison removed from Carson, but got the warden and several attaches ... and a Reno firm has a contract for supplying groceries for the next six months. (Reveille) A. Lindley & Co. of Reno have the contract supplying the Prison at Carson with groceries. Score another for Reno. (Genoa Courier)

120 Years Ago

All sorts: A young man named Zimmer, living at Union mills was arrested a few days ago for shooting his father in the arm ... He had to do it to save his mother from abuse at his father’s hands. He was fined $15 by Justice of the Peace ...

70 Years Ago

William A. Savage, serving with the U.S. Antiaircraft forces, was promoted from corporal to sergeant ...

50 Years Ago

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Simmons are parents of a boy, Mrs. and Mrs. Jerry Stegal are parents of a girl.

10 Years Ago

A self-proclaimed prophet and his wife are charged with aggravated kidnapping and sexual assault in the abduction of Elizabeth Smart ...

Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.


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