140 years ago
The County Convention of the Dolly Vardens of this county will be held today, if the posters stuck up numerously, calling together the political orphans. There is a considerable amount of what an excited Frenchman called “ze grand floureesch” in the text of these posters.
130 years ago
Fulsom & Dunn have purchased Fred Dressler’s entire hay crop and will sell the same at $16 per ton. They also keep constantly on hand all kinds of grain, which they sell at the lowest market prices.
100 years ago
The rabbits have wrought havoc throughout Spring Valley says Ernest Mullick, who was visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Mullick. He states the bunnies destroyed 40 acres of grain on his ranch and that the entire valley is swarming with the pests.
70 years ago
Carson Assembly No. 7 of Rainbow Girls met yesterday at the home of Patricia Norton, where they wrapped Christmas cards, handkerchiefs and sprigs of sagebrush to send to local overseas boys. Mrs. Barbara Mighels, mother advisor, announced plans for a cooked food sale.
60 years ago
Parking meters should be installed in Carson City by Dec. 1. City trustees feel they need about 380 meters to cover the central business district.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.