Past Pages for Friday, March 22 |

Past Pages for Friday, March 22

Sue Ballew

130 Years Ago

Prison: Reno did not succeed in getting the prison removed from Carson, but got the warden and several attaches … and a Reno firm has a contract for supplying groceries for the next six months. (Reveille) A. Lindley & Co. of Reno have the contract supplying the Prison at Carson with groceries. Score another for Reno. (Genoa Courier)

120 Years Ago

All sorts: A young man named Zimmer, living at Union mills was arrested a few days ago for shooting his father in the arm … He had to do it to save his mother from abuse at his father’s hands. He was fined $15 by Justice of the Peace …

70 Years Ago

William A. Savage, serving with the U.S. Antiaircraft forces, was promoted from corporal to sergeant …

50 Years Ago

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Simmons are parents of a boy, Mrs. and Mrs. Jerry Stegal are parents of a girl.

10 Years Ago

A self-proclaimed prophet and his wife are charged with aggravated kidnapping and sexual assault in the abduction of Elizabeth Smart …

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