150 years ago
Advertisement. Carson Steam Mill at King Street just east of the plaza, we have just added a set of French Burr Stones to the mill and are now prepared to grind barley, corn and other feed at five dollars a ton. We also plane and match boards, rip saw and turn wood and drilling. — B.H. Meder
130 years ago
Yesterday Chinatown was pretty full of persons of Chinese descent who quit working about the city and came in preparatory to leaving Carson. As was generally anticipated, there was very little trouble over the change of help. Everybody as far as known who had signed the pledge kept it.
100 years ago
Army officers freak that Villa has eluded the Americans. If further search in wild hiding places does not reveal him, the Americans will invade the Parcial district.
70 years ago
A training program for Nevada firemen was started yesterday at Fallon after a wartime lapse, Donald Cameron, director of state vocational education, announced today.
50 years ago
A total of 29 students achieved straight ‘A’ ratings on the fourth six weeks honor roll announced by Carson High School.
30 years ago
The future does not bode well for the mining industry in Nevada as silver, gold and oil are selling at bargain basement prices, a top mining official said recently.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.