150 Years Ago
Officers of the Episcopal Society in Carson: At the recent election of the Episcopal Society in this place, S.D. King Sr. and H.F. Rice were elected wardens, and H.M. Yerington, Judge S.H. Wright, E.S. Gabbs, M.C. Gardner, A.D. Treadway, George A. Bourse, E. Rhoades, A.H. Griswold and Judge J. F. Lewis, vestrymen.
130 Years Ago
U.S. Marshal Kelly came up by train yesterday morning, having in charge George Ham and Henry Stevens, charged with robbing the Post office at Eureka, for trial in the U.S. Court.
100 Years Ago
Game Warden Gregory is a busy man these days. He is determined to enforce the fish and game laws, no matter what the cost or who it hits. The warden has been under the impression some time that it was in direct violation of the law to use the spawn, eggs or ova of fish as bait.
70 Years Ago
Bids for the construction of a new cell block at the state prison and alteration and repairs to the present building will be asked immediately, it was announced today following a meeting yesterday of the state Board of Prison Commissioners.
50 Years Ago
An Oregon State University agriculturalists has sent Nevada State Prison inmates some booklets to help their knitting. Don Carr, information director for the Agriculture Department, said he read where the prison casino was to be abolished in March and replaced with a quit hobby program including knitting.
30 Years Ago
Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., touched off a debate today in a Senate hearing by charging that colleague Chic Hecht, R-Nev., does not oppose the building of a nuclear waste dump in Nevada.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.