120 years ago
August 5, 1892
C.M. Henningsen has two experienced miners to his claims in Pinenut and expects to uncover a rich ledge. Messers, Brown, Bump and West have also put several men to work on the Minnehaha claims near the Mountain house.
95 years ago
August 3, 1917
The roundup of all slackers in Nevada has started by United States Attorney William Woodburn under direction from Attorney General Gregory and so far only one man has been found who failed to register. It was thought for a time that the state was absolutely free from slackers, but one …