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130 years ago
Yesterday evening a man ran breathlessly into the sheriff’s office and scarcely being able to articulate a sound said, “Well, vigilantes have been talked about of so long here, now you’ve got ’em. I saw a group of them walking up in the direction of Treadway’s Park just now, and I believe they’re on some mysterious business” (continued Wednesday)
100 years ago
The Carson City Water Company is considering the feasibility of installing water meters for their consumers. There is such an excessive waste through sewers and so much unnecessary sprinkling of lawns that an enormous waste is going on, which seriously effects the amount of supply.
70 years ago
To the collection of used cars on ground across the street west of Archie Pozzi’s service station he has added two or three cars of the 40 and eight trains that ex-service men of Nevada towns enter in parades on special occasions. What Pozzi is going to do with his new collection nobody seems able to guess.
50 years ago
Family members and friends called throughout the afternoon yesterday to extend congratulations to Mr. And Mrs. Ernest Bath on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary.
20 years ago
Fran Allison of “Kukla, Fran and Ollie” show and pioneer for most popular children’s shows has died at 81.
10 years ago
A secret garden has emerged at Jacks Valley Elementary School. A fenced-in wasteland is now a microcosm of the region instead of a wasteland strewn with trash, an old trailer and a slab of concrete.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.