Past Pages for Friday, March 22
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.