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Past Pages Sept. 5

Sue Ballew
For the Nevada Appeal

130 YEARS AGO

Footpads: The stage on the Belleville and Candelaria road was attacked by two men near Eval’s Station, and they ordered the driver to throw down the box. It was then that a shot was fired which passed between the driver and passenger – and the horse broke into a gallop leaving the footpads far behind.

Advertisement: National Republican Ticket. For President, James A. Garfield and Vice-President, Chester A. Arthur.

120 YEARS AGO

All sorts: Silver touched $1.20 an ounce.

There is talk of building a road from Reno to Lake Tahoe.

70 YEARS AGO

Higher enrollment for Carson schools on opening day, 313 students in the elementary grades and 153 in high school.

50 YEARS AGO

Advertisement: Living homes in Kings Manor (opposite Carson Jr. High on King St.) now available for immediate occupancy, 3 bedrooms, built-in kitchens, colored bathroom fixtures – 2 basins, his and her medicine cabinets, wood kitchen cabinets, hardwood floors, covered linoleum kitchen and bath – $16,290 with $950 down, Consolidated Construction Co.”

20 YEARS AGO

Nevada’s war on drugs was outlined with a $32.3 million spending plan that includes education and prevention, enforcement and prosecution efforts.

10 YEARS AGO

Photo caption: President of the Youth Sports Association Pete Livermore cuts the ribbon at the grand opening ceremony of the new section of the Edmonds Sports Complex in Carson City. The Carson City Parks and Recreation Department, the Carson City Youth Sports Association, and the American Youth Soccer Organization hosted the ceremony.

• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.