October 18, 2012
130 years agoThe Appeal appears this morning as a 24-column paper. Four columns have been added, as not an enlargement, but to change the measure of the columns. Now the Appeal is publishing two to three times the reading matter and is publishing telegraphic and stock reports.100 years agoWarden Cowing and Lieutenant Kelly arrived from San Francisco this morning with their man Skinner, who left the prison a short while ago for a few days visit along the waterfront. A woman proved his undoing and he was arrested by San Francisco police. When Warden Cowing saw the prisoner in jail, Skinner saluted him and said, “I am glad to see you Warden, I am glad to return to the prison as I am tired and disgusted.”70 years agoMrs. Eugene Clair Flatto of Beverly Hills today tossed her $20,000 Rolls Royce roadster into the national scrap pile. With the exception of the tires and radiator ornament, the entire car, a 1934 model with 55,000 miles, will be broken up for junk to be used in war material.50 years agoGovernor Grant Sawyer today commended Nevada traffic law enforcement authorities in curbing the state’s highway death rate to 124 to date compared to 160 in mid-October of last year.20 years agoMayor Marv Teixeira set himself apart from every challenger Tuesday by expressing skepticism over plans to create another truck route through the city.10 years agoFriends in Service Helping (FISH) opens a new Lyon County food bank and thrift store in Dayton. • Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.