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130 YEARS AGO
A regular old fashioned hurricane swept down from the Sierras and about midnight the velocity was nearly a mile a minute. Nearly everything that was moving was taken up to the port of Empire, an old ash barrel got loose on Third Street and chased a man three blocks. He thought was being pursued by a foot-pad.
120 YEARS AGO
There are between seven and eight hundred thousand Marlette Lake trout eggs in the Carson fish hatchery.
70 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: Chevrolet’s First Again! The longest of the lot, 181 inches. This new Chevrolet for 1940 is also the longest of the lowest-priced cars – bar none, $659. Harris Chevrolet, phone 235-J.
50 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Warren Engine Co. poses on the second floor of the firehouse for a fundraising drive. Pictured are George Gibson, Don Amodei, Chief Les Groth, Stan Peters and Mel Cowperthwaite.
20 YEARS AGO
Homes that match your highest standards, 1630 s.f. to 2,500 s.f. starting from $117,000.
10 YEARS AGO
The Senate voted to increase the minimum wage by $1 an hour to $6.15.