Past Pages July 15
130 YEARS AGO
Trout planting: A fisherman from Empire inquires about the best way to plant trout. They should be planted with the tails down in soft moist soil, and pretty well watered to ensure success.
120 YEARS AGO
The State Prison in 1887 contained 240 persons … who came from other states to raise the devil in Nevada. The numbers are now at 94 … an excellent falling off among criminals. The above figures indicate that the moral condition of the people is improving … or the guilty ones had too much money.
70 YEARS AGO
A motion picture projecting machine was received at the Carson Indian School. During months that the school is in session, motion picture shows are enjoyed by the pupils weekly.
50 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Greeting newsmen in New York, Senator John F. Kennedy (Mass.) and Mrs. Kennedy are all smiles as they confirm reports they expect birth of a second child in November.
20 YEARS AGO
A steering committee meeting to develop a business plan for the V&T tourist railroad met with issues regarding compliance with the Open Meeting Law – even though it was an informal group meeting.
10 YEARS AGO
Employees demand better pay and benefits. Governor Guinn must keep his promise to make raises a priority instead of an afterthought in the 2001 Legislature.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.