Past Pages March 6
For the Nevada Appeal
130 YEARS AGO
The woman, being only a beardless woman, will always, even though she succeeds in obtaining the ballot, miss the manly experience of waiting 67 minutes in a barber shop for a shave.
120 YEARS AGO
All sorts: At St. Petersburg an inventor has perfected a clock that talks the hours and makes remarks on the side. He placed one in a married man’s house, and the husband is now hunting the inventor with a club.
70 YEARS AGO
Babe Ruth nursed serious cuts on his right arm as a result of horseplay during the filming of a baseball picture based on the life on Lou Gehrig.
50 YEARS AGO
Harry Dickson, highly popular coach, has assumed full duties as vice principal, athletic director, supervisor of transportation and driver education.
30 YEARS AGO
Good driving: Nevada is one of 19 states sharing more than $50 million earmarked for dividends from State Farm Mutual. The dividends will be in the form of a 24.8 percent reduction in the premium amount shown on customer bills.
10 YEARS AGO
White Pine County residents are pushing Sen. Harry Reid’s plan to boost tourism. A bill to designate a 250-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 50 from west of Ely, Nevada to Fillmore, Utah, will be designated as a National Heritage Area, making the remote area eligible for $10 million in federal funds along with what is billed as “The Loneliest Road in America.”
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.