Past Pages for Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

150 Years Ago

Brunswick and Merrimac. Both mills are running at full head. The Merrimac is one of the best in this state. Other mills on the river are too much in the hands of a liberal banker to flourish.

130 Years Ago

Bank busted. The bank of Mono County has closed its doors, and Bodie is feeling quite blue over the outlook. This was caused by a demand by the Anglo California bank for money due on a draft on protest.

110 Years Ago

Flora and V. S. Barber. A deed was filed which transfers a strip of land 100 feet wide to the Western Pacific Railroad. It covers a slice of real estate 50 feet on each side of the center line.

80 Years Ago

Roy Mighels. A well known and former resident of Carson and Ormsby County has been assigned in a writers’ project approved in Nevada and is spending a few days in the capital city collecting history.

50 Years Ago

Clear Creek Job Corps. It was a proud moment as the Job Corps camp at Clear Creek had its first graduate, J. Dean Yost, and its first “graduating” into a branch of armed forces.

10 Years Ago

Photo caption. Jackie Maye protests in front of the Nevada State Legislative Building with Frank C. Page and Nina Davis. The Nevada Alliance for Retired Americans rallied in both Carson City and Las Vegas to urge the state Board of Pharmacy to ignore the attorney general’s opinion and proceed with a plan to help Nevadans obtain cheaper drugs from Canada.

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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