Past Pages May 22
130 YEARS AGO
Silver deposit: About $700 worth of silverware was melted in a fire at Duffy’s house on Saturday, and on Sunday scores of boys were on the spot prospecting for silver found in little bunches. Duffy found about half and the rest went into the hands of the various locators.
120 YEARS AGO
Decoration Day: The Ladies of the Methodist Church are making unusual preparations for their lunch on Decoration Day, real Boston brown bread and baked beans will be served to all that desire them.
70 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: “Carson Theater – ‘Footsteps in the Dark’ with Errol Flynn – the king of screen adventure.”
50 YEARS AGO
New City “Print” Law: Future employees of gambling houses and establishments which serve retail liquor as well as taxi cab drivers will be required to register with the Carson City Police Department.
20 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Volunteers at Fritsch Elementary School Lori Barrington, Edna Perdoma and Pam Katzorke and many more were honored at Fritsch Elementary School during Volunteer Appreciation Day.
10 YEARS AGO
Research on Nevada’s leukemia epidemic in Fallon is moving too slowly according to doctors, 14 cases are confirmed.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.