Past Pages March 19
130 YEARS AGO
Jottings: The tree trimmers who pruned the big cottonwoods in front of the Capitol appear to have cut off the wrong end.
120 YEARS AGO
All sorts: Spring has opened; Abe Cohn sold a straw hat yesterday.
70 YEARS AGO
Boulder Dam: At Legislature the Assembly joint meeting committees wrestled with the problem of division of the money the state will receive from the sale of Boulder Dam power.
50 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: Carson Theater – “It Started in Naples” with Clark Gable and Sophia Loren and “Inherit the Wind” with Spencer Tracy and Frederic March.
20 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: As soldiers return from another war, this lone Civil War sentinel stands as a monument in the Lone Mountain Cemetery to men who served in the armed services during a war that ended more than 100 years ago. Today marks the the 100th year of the sentinel’s creation.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.