March 11, 2012
130 YEARS AGO
Candelaria: Chris Zabriskie who left here to take a position in the bank at Candelaria was scarcely there two hours when a man standing three feet away from him was shot down. Chris made a beeline for a place of safety and when asked how many shots had been fired, he replied not even one. In Candelaria it does not matter much to them whom they hit, once they start out to shoot.
120 YEARS AGO
All sorts: The beautiful moonlight brings out the young ladies on their safety bicycles, and they look extremely nice.
70 YEARS AGO
Radios returned: Japanese, German, and Italian aliens who have deposited short wave radio receiving sets may have these sets returned after the short-wave apparatus has been removed. The radio sets must be modified while still in the possession of the law officers. Full information concerning the release of radios deposited by enemy aliens can be obtained from all police departments.
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• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.