Past Pages Nov. 10
130 YEARS AGO
Attempt to burn Eureka: The scoundrels who attempted this dastardly and diabolical crime should be treated to a short shift and strong robe. They are devils and should not be allowed to cumber the earth.
120 YEARS AGO
The Indian Trouble in Lander: General Miles says that the trouble is due to a religious craze existing among the Indian tribes. “I have been in Utah, Montana and Cheyenne Reservation. The Indian tribes are reported to believe that the Messiah is coming, who is to restore them to their former glory, bring back the buffalo and drive away the whites from the land.”
70 YEARS AGO
First quarter perfect attendance for Carson City High School – Duane Berning, George Franks, Larry Jeppson, Betty Johnson.
50 YEARS AGO
U.S. unemployment hits new high with the number of unemployed at three million. The figures push the jobless rate from 5.7 to 6.4 percent in October. This was the highest rate since December 1958 when the nation was recovering from an economic recession.
20 YEARS AGO
The Mustang brothel was sold for $1.49 million to a Reno man who refused to state his name or plans for Mustang or the 330 acres of land around it.
10 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Christian Mosbacher stands next to a six-foot-tall snowman he built with his dad in their yard on Northridge.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.