Past Pages 11/20
130 YEARS AGO
All sorts: There is talk of organizing a fire department … after a big $100,000 fire is the best time to agitate the idea. Miss Emma L. Verrill and Johnathan Doane were married by Rev. J. L. McLain at the residence of Mrs. Harry R. Mighels.
Forty-three persons who have been employed in the Mint were suspended … reason is the scarcity of bullion.
Bodie has two preachers and no church, and Belmont, two churches
and no preacher.
120 YEARS AGO
The coyotes are getting hungry and coming down from the hills … caught during the last two weeks near the North Carson mine, in traps.
70 YEARS AGO
Alan Bible and Loucile Shields are married in Reno, the ceremony performed by Rev. Ernest C. Sloan of the Nevada orphans’ home … Following the honeymoon Mr. and Mrs. Bible will be at their home at 301 W. King Street in Carson City.
50 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: Civil Defense Shelters … $50 to $500 … Safe in their shelter under three feet of protecting earth, a farm couple could survive the most severe radioactive fallout from a nuclear attack on this nation.
20 YEARS AGO
Bob Miller has asked the U.S. Department of Energy to follow its own guidelines and to abandon proposals to place the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository.
10 YEARS AGO
Kay Bennett announced she will not seek re-election … after serving 11 years as a city supervisor.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.