Past Pages for Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 |

Past Pages for Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016

Trent Dolan

150 years ago

The death of Mr. Julius E. Garrett: This community is deeply grieved by the sudden removal by death of one of its most respectable citizens. Mr. Julius E. Garrett, long and favorably known to the business men of this city and state as the book-keeper at Wells, Fargo & Co.’s Agency in this place, died this morning of malignant typhoid fever. And his mother, whose name was the last upon his lips, can feel assured that her son, dying as he did in a new, wild country, far removed from her and from his boyhood home, left an honored name behind him, and that not in her heart alone will his death leave an inconsolable sorrow.

130 years ago

The campaign blind: The manner in which the Chronicle is trying to divert the masses of voters from the real issues of this campaign, is a striking illustration of the principle laid down by a certain class of lawyers. “When you have neither the law nor the facts on your side, avoid both and make all the noise you can.”

100 years ago

After a strenuous day in which 135 miles were covered, Grant Miller reached Lovelock late in the evening. He left Reno early in the morning on the last lap of the statewide campaign which he is making for the office of United States senator. While in Fernley, Miller realizing his wrong, changed his stand on suffrage at the 11th hour.

70 years ago

The original Dangberg prairie schooner that crossed the plains and mountains, bringing H.F. Dangberg to the Territory of Nevada, will be one of the features of the Nevada Day parade, having been loaned to the committee for that event by the Dangberg family.

50 years ago

Nine of Carson’s lovely young ladies will vie for top honors in the Miss Carson City Pageant. They are Linda Allison, Judy Carter, Pamela Jo Cogorno, Nancy Jean Daggett, Carlene Gibson, Mary Heald, Ann Neighbors, Kathy Roberts and Sharon Beauchamp.

30 years ago

Entertainer Wayne Newton invited an NBC-TV news story about his mob links by asking a reputed Gambino crime family member for help in stopping death threats against his daughter, a network attorney says.

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