130 Years Ago
Pant’s New Year ” The printers and editorial corps of the Morning Appeal want the world to know that it was mine host Pantalind who had thoughtfulness to send them, in the middle of the night, a most liberal, sumptuous and welcome lunch” a heaping plate of cake and a bottle of Chateau La Rose. May he live to see the Ormsby grow as big as the World’s Fair. Also we wish him a Happy New Year!
110 Years Ago
The Appeal wishes everybody a Happy and prosperous New Year.
70 Years Ago
Edward Peter Carville was inaugurated governor of Nevada.
50 Years Ago
Births: Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Peebles of Carson City are parents of a girl born at St. Mary’s hospital in Reno.
20 Years Ago
Carson City Mayor Teixeira is sworn in. “Between the session and learning the job, I see absolutely no spare time during the first six months.”
10 Years Ago
Nevadans rang in 1999 at Lake Tahoe, Native American youth attended Sobriety Pow-Wow New Year’s Eve observation at the Carson Colony, and others saw the beginning of the New Year with new resolutions.
– Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.