140 Years Ago
Sulphurous miner. Theodore Hale has been making himself the half owner of a brimstone deposit in the Black Rock country — 35 miles of the railroad in Roop County ...
130 Years Ago
Spirit medium. Mrs. Reynolds has been exposed again in Stockton. A reporter grabbed the materialize spirit and found it was Mrs. Reynolds in a chemise and some light Swiss drapery.
110 Years Ago
Plagues of a newspaper office. Bores, poets, cranks, rats, cockroaches, typographical errors, exchange-fields, book canvassers, delinquent subscribers and the man who always knows how to run the paper better than the editor.
70 Years Ago
Birthday party. Little Miss Nancy Marie Franklin, two-year old daughter of AMM 2/c William and Mrs. Franklin, was an honored guest at a party given by her mother. Those joining Nancy were Kay Keelly, Carol Hawkins, Linda Van Dyke, Michele Lee and Steve Chapman.
50 Years Ago
Rainbow. Miss Harle Joan Smith was elected as Worthy Advisor of Carson Assembly #7 International Order of Rainbow for Girls.
15 Years Ago
Photo caption. Mom Heidi Hone and her daughter Kaylee enjoy a ride at the Mills Park Carnival. Moms were treated to free rides in honor of Mother’s Day.
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.