Past Pages for June 1
130 YEARS AGO
Counterfeit five dollar pieces have reached Carson. One was shown in this office yesterday. The counterfeit bears the date of 1869 and the workmanship is good. Its ring closely resembles gold, but a slight scratch betrays the fact that the bogus piece is gold-plated on some white metal harder than silver.
100 YEARS AGO
Harrison on honesty. I have been taught that honor was first of all things; that it was the foundation of everything from a man’s character to his tombstone. I have been told that if a man lives a strict honest life he will be led by unseen hands to the goal he strives to gain.
70 YEARS AGO
Jay Halonen, member of the Carson City Rifle and Pistol Club, won the high service sight match with a score of 183.
50 YEARS AGO
Carson City Elks turned out in force last Sunday to put a much needed coat of paint on the swimming pool. Paints were donated by Meyers Hardware. The new look came at no cost to the city (Dolan Photo).
20 YEARS AGO
Lawmakers get entangled in a turf battle today over program funding for severely handicapped Nevada youngsters.
10 YEARS AGO
No trend has been found in residences of Fallon leukemia victims that would link 14 cases says Dr. Randall Todd, state epidemiologist.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.