Past Pages for Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 | NevadaAppeal.com

Past Pages for Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015

Trent Dolan

140 years ago

(Continued from Friday.) The corpse was then taken away and deposited in some grave surrounded by the aroma of sagebrush, away from the graveyards hallowed by church ceremony, where the merely curious and they of speculative humor may resort to chatter and philosophize.

130 years ago

The previous cold snaps, having exhausted Cagwin & Noteware’s stock of skates, the firm will today receive a fresh lot by express direct from Chicago.

100 years ago

Be satisfied with the milk of human kindness if you can’t get the cream.

70 years ago

Nevada, Arizona and California, which comprise the 12th region of the U.S. Civil Service Commission, are way ahead of any other region in the United States in employing returned veterans in the federal government. During November, 3,406 veterans were placed in jobs.

60 years ago

W. E. (Bill) Dunfield, justice of the peace for the past six years, leaves office this weekend and justice of the peace-elect Dan Murphy will take over Monday.

50 years ago

Carsonites were be in considerable numbers arrayed before their television sets yesterday to catch a glimpse of the city’s pride — the Carson High School Band as it marched in the Pasadena Rose Parade.

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