Past Pages for Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014
140 Years Ago
Gas works: Dick Mills worked all night and day yesterday to get the gas works going all right. His success was evident from the bright lights of last night …
130 Years Ago
All sorts: The measles have struck the orphans’ home. The Bishop Creek stage was stopped by footpads and the treasure box robbed of $687. None of the passengers were molested.
120 Years Ago
Advertisement: “Lack of exercise is the prime cause of headache in the winter. Krause’s Headache Capsules are guaranteed to cure any kind of headache no matter what the cause —25 cents a box.”
70 Years Ago
Branding: The Nevada Indians have accepted the branding iron and are placing brands on their cattle to ensure positive ownership. Their standing is becoming more and more measured by the number of head of horses and cattle.
50 Years Ago
Things to do in 1964 by Henry McLemore: Eliminate half-time show at football games, head a crusade against invocations by ministers before the start of sports events, sponsor a few television shows in which everyone is happy, not a single doctor shows his face, and no one loses his mind …
30 Years Ago
CBS winner in ratings race: According to A. C. Nielson Co: 1. Dallas (CBS) 2. Simon & Simon (CBS) 3. Dynasty (ABC) 4. NFL Monday Football Dallas-San Francisco (ABC) 5. Gift of Love (CBS).
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.