March 15, 2012
130 YEARS AGO
Marlette Lake: Two men coming from the vicinity of Marlette Lake say they haven’t seen that much snow on the summit in the last 10 years … four feet must have fallen there yesterday. The likelihood is that the regular arrival of the mails from the east and west will be interrupted.
120 YEARS AGO
All sorts: Just throw your peepers over Ed. Burlington’s shoe advertisement on this page. If you think its an optical illusion go to his store and be convinced of the contrary.
70 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: “Safeway Stores” – Miracle Whip quart 35 cents, eggs 35 cents a dozen, T-bone steak 39 cents a pound, flour 4-pound sack 27 cents.
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50 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Shenanigans Food Fare – Grace Fendrich prepares a tempting dish for St. Teresa’s Irish Shenanigans scheduled for March 17 at the Civic Auditorium. Basque dinner, dancing, carnival games benefit for St. Teresa’s school.
30 YEARS AGO
Governor Robert List named Attorney Tom Steffen to the Nevada Supreme Court succeeding Cameron Batjer.
10 YEARS AGO
Fifteen Nevada Air National Guard security troops are expected to return from Afghanistan according to Col. Larry Cerfolglio, deputy commander of the 152nd Airlift Wing.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.