130 YEARS AGO
Lepers: Two lepers from Bodie are confined in a hut in Chinatown, their countrymen shunning them as much as possible, approaching them only when it is necessary to supply them with food.
120 YEARS AGO
Stereoscope Entertainment: Mr. Peterson will give an exhibition at the Odd Fellows Hall and has been preparing for some time an endless assortment of fine views, including underground scenes of the Comstock taken by flashlight. Entertainment no child should miss seeing.
70 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: “Carson Theater – ‘Dr. Kildare’s Victory’ with Lew Ayres and Lionel Barrymore – Case of the glamorous deb, suddenly knows what she wants for Christmas!”
50 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Carson City Elks initiated a teen-age dance in the Civic Auditorium. Over 300 from the local area attended. Pictured with Carson BPOE exalted ruler Charles Leonard are Sharon Gold, Gloria Willis, Chris Peters and Bruce Acaiturri.
30 YEARS AGO
Delay for the reentry of the space shuttle because of high winds and blowing sand at the New Mexico site. Columbia may land at the Kennedy Space Center, forecast to have the best weather.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.