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August 3, 2012
130 years ago
It is said Adolph Sutro will soon erect a large hotel and bathing house on his Cliff House property (in San Francisco). He will spare no expense to make it one of the most attractive places in the Union.
100 years ago
The second flood of water washed through Mazuma yesterday. A body of water ten feet high rolled down through the canyon, and swept away anything before it. No additional deaths were reported, but damage was done to the remaining buildings in the town.
70 years ago
Reno District Judge B.F. Curler, 76, weds Lillian Sharp, over 21, of Carmel, Calif. Archie Bruce Pozzi, son born to Mr. and Mrs. Archie Pozzi Jr., on June 18, was brought home from a Reno hospital. The child is doing fine.
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50 years ago
Paul Laxalt, Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor, said today he hopes candidates for the GOP gubernatorial primary will “campaign on issues and leave personalities out of it.” The comments were made following a vicious verbal exchange between Laxalt and H.M. Greenspun of Las Vegas.
20 years ago
Bertha Cliff Scott smiles as she looks at her birthday cake in the Sierra Convalescent Center. She turned 103 on Aug. 1.
10 years ago
Seventy-four year old Jerry Buzick shot his age on the East Course at Eagle Valley Golf Course.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada
Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.