Past Pages March 31
For the Nevada Appeal
130 YEARS AGO
Road Found: Pony King, one of the “knights of the whip,” called last night to inform us that the Glenbrook Road had been found. He had returned yesterday after taking the mail to the summit by snowshoe. Near that point he had met two men that had come from the lake with mail. They then took the mail to Glenbrook.
100 YEARS AGO
This afternoon the board of Prison Commissioners approved plans for a new prison. The plans, under review by Architect DeLongchant, are to include steel cells.
70 YEARS AGO
Sun spots again interrupted short wave transmissions to the Orient and East Coast. The Globe Wireless reported its service out entirely to Honolulu and Manila.
50 YEARS AGO
Another popular sports event will be held this weekend by promoter Ted Walker. In the wrestling event, world lightweight champion Jack (Moe) Smith of Carson City will face the junior heavyweight champion of Europe, Lorenzo Perenti of Italy.
20 YEARS AGO
Mr. and Mrs. Art Bernard celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary.
10 YEARS AGO
The Carson City Library will hold a “Connect With Kids” day to kick off National Library Week.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.