Past Pages for Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015
150 years ago
Nevada State Library issues missing for October 1865.
140 years ago
(Mollie Fourshay, continued from Friday). Mrs. Lewis had set watch upon his movements and every step was reported to her. The next morning Mrs. Lewis went to attorney who dissuaded her from a divorce, but she vowed to take the children back to Pennsylvania with her $200. She is now back among her eastern friends. Mr. Lewis, we are told, awoke penniless.
130 years ago
Don’t fail to see the athletes and roller skate artists at the Opera House on Friday and Saturday evenings.
100 years ago
The Humboldt River is rising at this point and the volume of water is about four times as large as it was two weeks ago. The rise is believed to be due to the earthquake which increased the flow of springs along the course of the river as far east as Elko. — Humboldt Star.
70 years ago
More floats than have ever been entered in any Nevada Day Parade will participate in the celebration here next week, the general Nevada Day Committee was informed recently.
50 years ago
Lt. Gov. Paul Laxalt has denied former Sen. Barry M. Goldwater played any part in his decision to run for governor in 1966.
30 years ago
Scientists are preparing to lend nature a hand in bringing relief to the Sierra and Northern Nevada after a below-normal winter. The Desert Research Institute, which seeds clouds to squeeze a few extra drops of moisture out of winter storms was given approval to seek $600,000 from the state to resume full-scale seeding.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.