November 1, 2012
130 years ago
(continued from Wednesday) Prison Footprints. Her report has been forwarded to the Appeal and will be interesting even to those who believe spiritualists cannot see into the ground. Reading No. 1: “Everything is dark and I cannot see anything. It is a photograph of something. I see the remains of animals – skeletons of large and clumsy animals…” (continued Friday).
100 years ago
Many of the Republicans, who had George Bartlett crowded onto them by friends have openly stated that the scheme won’t work. McCarran, a Democrat, won his nomination while Bartlett left the party to become a Republican in hopes to split the Democratic vote.
70 years ago
The search for Eddie Rickenbacker, U.S. ace flyer of World War I, has not been abandoned. Secretary of War Stimson declared he is still clinging to the hope the flyer will be found.
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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.