Past Pages for Friday, Dec. 11, 2015 | NevadaAppeal.com

Past Pages for Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Trent Dolan

150 years ago

Meeting of the Warren’s. The Warren Engine Company will hold a meeting this evening. All members are expected to be present. Curry Engine Company will hold a special meeting this evening for the transaction of important business. All members are urgently requested to be present.

130 years ago

(Comstock journalism, continued from Thursday). The Enterprise comes back: The drunken lunatics who mismanage the Chronicle in the absence of the regular editor are trying to drag the Enterprise into a war with the bake shops of this state. The dirty loafers know that we always have been their friend, etc. (continued on Saturday).

100 years ago

The remains of Harry Butts, who died in San Francisco last Friday, arrived in Reno yesterday and were conveyed to the undertaking parlors. Following the funeral services the remains were interred in Mountain View cemetery.

70 years ago

Work on numerous deposits of radioactive minerals scattered over the deserts and mountains of Nevada will definitely be retarded if a bill dealing with the development and control of atomic control becomes a law, according to a University of Nevada professor.

50 years ago

(Photo caption) Carson Demolay officials were seated at a recent public installation. Pictured are Lee Huffstrutter, John Ternau, Davis Reil, Dan Winters, Bob Dunfield, Dave Ross, Jack McGlade, Gary Seunaga and Steve Zusman.

30 years ago

Water rates could increase as much as 75 percent and sewer rates may be hiked 50 percent according to Public Works Director Joe Laird.

Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.