Past Pages March 10
130 YEARS AGO
The probabilities are that Carson will soon have an observatory with Astronomer Friend at the wheel. It has long been known that whenever someone wants to know about gales, storms and frosts, the very core of such knowledge can be found with Friend. The proposition is that the government will reward him with the observatory.
100 YEARS AGO
Senator Nixon will have a mining rescue car on display for students at the Nevada School of Mines. The display of the car was a result of the deplorable accident at Belmont.
70 YEARS AGO
Superintendent Priest of Carson stresses the state’s obligation to educate all children alike.
50 YEARS AGO
Joe Littlefield, who has served as engineer for three government subdivisions will drop one of them after July 1, because of a heavy work load. After July 1, he will no longer serve as engineer of Carson City.
20 YEARS AGO
The Legislative Commission refused to act on a request to name the Legislature’s Staff office building in honor of the late Assemblyman Marvin Sedway.
10 YEARS AGO
Sallie Springmeyer, 97, has been named a Distinguished Nevadan by the University College System of Nevada Board of Regents.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.