100 Years Ago

The People’s Column. ●Separator U. S. Separator in use for less than one year. As good as new. Phone 693. ●Housework by a girl of 18 years of age; 25¢ per hour. Any kind of housework done neatly. Inquire at Eagle office. ●One good forty, 2 miles from Fallon. Residence proof made. All under fence: nine acres leveled, seven in alfalfa. Inquire this office. ●House and furnished housekeeping, rooms to let. Call E. P. Osgood phone 89. ●Cattle. A bunch of cattle branded Wine glass on right hip, strayed from the mountain. Finder please phone Mrs. L. Stephens.

Churchill County Eagle — January 10, 1914.

The Brilliant Lights. At the crossing of Maine and Second streets a new light has been installed. It is the newest type Mazda lamp, only two of this style being received at San Francisco. One is in use by the Verdi Lumber Co. in their Verdi yard and Mr. Crehore got the other. In fact he ordered five but one was all that could be supplied at the present. For a few days the lamp was on exhibition in the city hall where it attracted considerable attention.

Churchill County Eagle — January 17, 1914.

75 Years Ago

Churchill CCC Camps All Given High Ratings. All three of the Churchill County CCC Camps, Newlands and Carson River at Fallon and Westgate, east of here, have been given excellent ratings following the visit here Tuesday of Captain Paul Kendall, district inspector.

The Fallon Eagle—January 21, 1939.

Wedding Secret Revealed. News of a wedding that took place at Minden on January 1 of this year was revealed to friends of the couple here this week when it became known that Miss Ruth Hutchinson and Martyn Summerbell had been wed on that date by the justice of the peace there with the brother and sister of the bride as their attendants.

The Fallon Eagle—January 21, 1939.

50 Years Ago

Sunshine Girls Hold Meeting.The first meeting of the Pythian Sunshine Girls for the month of January was held on Jan. 9 at 7:00 pm at the Artemisia Hall. Pat Kearns acting as Royal Princess called the meeting to order in the absence of Mary Adams. Those present were Josephine Boren, Ethelyn Coverston. Laurie Gill, Pat Kearns, Donna Miles, Maye Pardick, Jana Rodriques, Anna Shockley, Marilyn Smelser, Sandra Truman, and Elva Weaver. Anna Shockley was elected as press correspondent. A committee of three, Marilyn Smelser, Donna Miles, and Pat Kearns was appointed to make plans for a possible cake sale in the near future. The next meeting will be held Jan. 24 at 7:00

The Fallon Eagle – January 17, 1964.

From the Past …Stories from the Churchill County Museum Archives, researched and compiled by Cindy Loper, Churchill County Museum Assistant, along with Hannah Marcelli and Abby Martinez, Museum Volunteers.