Past Pages for May 21
130 YEARS AGO
Perfect Bliss: Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Bliss gave a children’s picnic in honor of their son Duane at the Bliss ranch near Clear Creek. Some fifty children were conveyed to the grounds. Each child ate at least five plates of strawberries and drank a half a dozen glasses of lemonade from a barrel.
120 YEARS AGO
Two men in this city have been in the habit of doing the “Peeping Tom” act. After a dose of the “tar bucket” they will not try their game again.
70 YEARS AGO
Every Nevada motor vehicle driver will be required to secure a driver’s license in accordance with the provisions of the legislative act passed by the recent state legislature.
50 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Wizard of Oz scenery for the June production by the Ross School of Dance is receiving final touches by Bill Ross and Betty Helgren. Three separate back-drops have been designed for the five-act play which is taken from the movie adaptation of the children’s series of Oz books. The public is invited to the presentation in the Civic Auditorium.
20 YEARS AGO
Silver City residents oppose mining expansion near their historic community, even though the mining company that wants to expand the open pit has tried to reassure residents.
10 YEARS AGO
Western Nevada Community College graduates 345 students, the largest graduating class ever.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.