Past Pages for Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 |

Past Pages for Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

Sue Ballew

140 Years Ago

Orphan’s Home benefit: Members of Union Lodge No. 4 I.O.G Templars will give a Grand Ball on the 2nd for the benefit of the Orphans’ Home. Entertainment will take place under management of Merzbach & Burns. As an extra inducement is offered in the opportunity to dance — the dollars going into the pockets of the orphans.

130 Years Ago

Mrs. Bowers: The alleged clairvoyant pretends to look into the future and says Reno will have a big fire about the latter part of April or first of May …

120 Years Ago

Advertisement: “Go to the Novelty Bazaar, Arlington Block, for music, banjo and guitar strings and fittings, harmonica, Jews harps and a nice line of Morocco music cases …”

70 Years Ago

Winnemucca: Kin of old Chief Winnemucca was killed in action in the Southwest Pacific. Winnemucca is said to be a descendant of the old Paiute Chief who led the war against the Whites many years ago.

50 Years Ago

Robert F. Kennedy says he will stay on as Attorney General and will do whatever President Johnson asks him.

30 Years Ago

State Mutual Administrators say the state’s self-funded insurance is working and in sound fiscal shape.

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