120 YEARS AGO
In Storey, Washoe, Eureka and Ormsby (Carson City), Mr. Harlos of the Appeal office, has 943 majority, and yet not long ago, there were men in Carson who predicted his defeat solely because he had anything to do with the Appeal.
100 YEARS AGO
Special train passed through Reno bearing the mangled body of John Murray, a Southern Pacific foreman. Both his arms were cut off, but he had a chance to recover. Accident at Perth, gravel pit short distance west of Lovelock when a steam shovel turned over pinning two and killing one. Journal.
70 YEARS AGO
Damon Carr was to be installed as the newly created Carson Lions Club President by members of the Sparks den.
50 YEARS AGO
George B. Russell of Carson City has been awarded the designation of Knight of York Cross of Honour, by the York Rite of Freemasonry. He was the 4,414th in 23 years with three million members.
20 YEARS AGO
Roland Westergard has been appointed director of the Department of Natural Resources, Governor-elect Richard Bryan announced today.
10 YEARS AGO
First Lieutenant Mark A. Gregory, 35, of Carson City, has been promoted to the rank of Captain in the Nevada Army National Guard. promotion ceremonies hosted by Maj. Gen. Tony Clark, adjutant general for the guard. Pinning by his father Col. (Retired) Robert J. Gregory and Captain’s wife, Sandra.
Bill Dolan, a Carson City resident, has been writing this column for the Nevada Appeal since 1947.