August 24, 2012
130 years ago
The delegation has been chosen and they are on the way to Reno. They readily represent the different branches of the party. Such harmony has never been known before. We can see no reason why all hands can’t sit at the same table and break bread and not dishes across the board. Will somebody please pass the salt or at least have a little more of the gravy?
100 years ago
The election contest instituted by George Springmeyer for the office of Attorney-General came up at the Supreme Court this morning. Mr. Springmeyer wants a ruling. Mr. Baker wants a recount. The late James R. Judge, acting for Mr. Baker kept the notes and filed the objections. The whole thing is so muddled by its progress, it should be ripe by the next election four years from now.
70 years ago
The Ormsby rationing board me Monday to hear Ruth A. Russell’s application to purchase a bicycle. The application of Robert L. Gillie for a bicycle was rejected for being ineligible. Three truck and bus tires and one bus tube was approved for use at the Nevada State Prison. The U.S. Indian Service got approval for one passenger tire … a retread.
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• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.