Past Pages for Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016

150 years ago

Registry list: We publish today a complete and corrected list of the registered voters of Ormsby County, furnished by the Registry Agents of their respective precincts.

130 years ago

An elephant got drunk in New York recently and wiped the sidewalk with his owner. This is, we believe, the first instance of any Gold Hill whiskey being exported from this state.

100 years ago

The Pittman party had one of the largest and most enthusiastic meetings in Virginia City last evening. The large theater was packed and jammed, standing room not even to be had. Senator Pittman was listened to with close attention and his explanation of the Pittman land grant bill set the minds of a great many at rest regarding the benefits the state will receive.

70 years ago

Virginia City residents will get an earful of one of Carson’s noisiest musical groups this coming Sunday afternoon when members of the American Legion “circus band” descend on the historic Comstock.

50 years ago

High-flying U.S. B-52s bombed Communist North Viet Nam Thursday night for the fourth time in the war.

30 years ago

Employers must give paid time off on election day to workers who cannot make it to the pools before or after work, Attorney General Brian McKay ruled Wednesday.

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


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