Past Pages Dec. 13
For the Nevada Appeal
130 YEARS AGO
In Brief: Plumbers and roof menders are reaping a fine harvest this winter. There are about 25 men employed at the Santiago Mill, Carson River. The Governor’s absence from the State will preclude a meeting of the Board of Pardons next month.
100 YEARS AGO
Arrangements were made yesterday for Frank Golden, to be buried as exalted ruler of the Elks. The club will escort the body after high mass at St. Thomas Church. The V. & T. will have a special train that will take the funeral party to Carson for interment.
70 YEARS AGO
Raby J. Newton, air raid warden for Carson City today announced that warning districts in Carson City will correspond to the fire alarm districts. In case of emergency householders and businessmen will be contacted by the warden of the district. In District No. 1 – Jud Lamb, North Carson Street, Telephone 220 … etc.
50 YEARS AGO
Carson’s highly respected volunteer fire department will soon receive the very latest in fire engine equipment, a Pitman Snorkel Model Truck. The new equipment costs more than $40,000.
20 YEARS AGO
Layoffs of hundreds of state employees or furloughs are being considered to head off a $50 million budget deficit this year.
10 YEARS AGO
Building parking spaces at Mills Park along Highway 50 East will likely take some funding from redevelopment and cost some $75,000.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.