130 YEARS AG0
Arrival of the mails: The regular passenger train arrived drawn by three locomotives. The snow plow was a grand sight, along with the locomotives draped with the “beautiful.” Mails and express matter was brought up. It is doubtful whether another mail will arrive or if it will reach the Comstock by morning.
120 YEARS AG0
A woman in Sacramento reported a burglar in the attic of the house. It was her jealous husband watching her bedroom. He was pulled down by the officer and promised to behave himself.
70 YEARS AG0
Precautions: Jack Ross, Ormsby County Council of Defense, met at the high school to adopt plans and regulations for the safety and protection of school children in case of air raids or warnings.
50 YEARS AG0
Photo caption: Girl Scout Troop 115 surprised leaders with a party in the Methodist Youth Center Hall. Leaders, Mrs. Marshall Humphreys and Mrs. Orvis Reil, were presented with corsages by the girls, and cake and punch served. Pictured are Diane Schulz, Lorraine Honyumptewa, Jay Humphreys, Ann Haglund, Melinda Artz, Jeanne Trigero, Jeanne Stevens, Sandra Palmer, Joanne Sanchez, Linda Hoffman, Debbie Humphrey, Marie Cardinal, Gail Sawyer, Sandy McGuire, Judy McGowan, Noel Tyler, Kathy Reil, Donna Crabtree, and Susan Kelly.
30 YEARS AG0
The inflation rate is down by three percent as cheaper gasoline and new car rebates restrained consumer prices. The Labor Department reported real earnings of Americans went up 1.9 percent in Feb.
10 YEARS AG0
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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.