Past Pages for May 6
130 YEARS AGO
Falling Leaf Lake: Doc Benton is driving a thriving trade in the mineral waters, bottled at the spring near Falling Leaf Lake. The fame of the waters is gradually spreading over the coast.
120 YEARS AGO
All sorts: The melting snow on Mt. Davidson keeps the sewers flushed in Virginia City. Where does all the diphtheria come from then?
70 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: “Carson Theater – ‘The Devil’s Pipeline’ with Richard Arlen and Andy Devine.”
50 YEARS AGO
Personals by Sade J. Grant: Ella Rinckel is now at the home of her daughter and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Lindstrom. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Jeffers spent last weekend in San Francisco. Their children spent time with grand parents Mr. and Mrs. Jim Calhoun.
20 YEARS AGO
Stock: Gold – $355 an ounce; silver $3.95 an ounce.
10 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Russell Garcia gives Carson High School student Georgia Wright a whirl during the Prom at Carson High School on Friday. CHS students treated senior citizens to an evening at the prom before students enjoyed their own prom.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.