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Past Pages for Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013

Trent Dolan

140 years ago

Miss Georgie Snow of Salt Lake City, daughter of the Apostle Snow, was admitted to practice law in Utah about a year ago. She was, a few days since, attending the sitting of the Supreme Court in that territory and is the only in that plethora of women who intents to gain fortune and honor at the bar.

130 years ago

A few days ago there was mention that John Dennis, talented editor of the Times-Review, was engaged to a young lady in San Francisco worth $2,000,000. “Sam Davis, of the Carson Appeal, is a liar and horse thief and has been bought with British gold. He recently published in his mendacious sheet a malicious fabrication, with willful design of ruining this writer’s political and matrimonial prospects. His fiendish purpose, however, has failed,” read the rebuttal. We believe there is nothing wrong in falling in love with a handsome $2,000,000 girl — Editor.

100 years ago

The railroads whose headquarters are in this city tell us the Pullman Company is using a new device in the construction of its cars which prove highly effective in tests for preserving lives of passengers.

70 years ago

A long-range program to rehabilitate rangelands was advocated today by Gov. E.P. Carville. The state’s chief executive recently completed an extensive tour of rangelands in the eastern part of the state.

50 years ago

The Bureau of Land Management has selected six “showcase” conservation areas in Nevada showing that barren public rangeland can be made useful.

30 years ago

In the words of Sen. Joe Neal, the Carson City-Douglas County area is primed for a high-technology explosion. If true, programs developed by Western Nevada Community College will pay a large part.

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