Past Pages for Wednesday, March 26, 2014

140 Years Ago

Scandal: One female convict now in the penitentiary was about to become a mother, and some reports said that she had already given birth to a child. We interviewed with Colonel Hyman, warden of the prison, and learned there was no semblance of truth in the rumor ...

130 Years Ago

Phonography: A. L. Bancroft & Co. has issued a manual of reformal phonographic short-hand. It is the best system of phonography and verbatim reporting and the best guide for students.

120 Years Ago

All sorts: Mr. Taylor, a barber in Reno, was shot by footpads. He may die.

70 Years Ago

Donation: The Carson Theater collected $60.78 at the show last night according to A. R. Bowen, manager ... for the Red Cross drive.

50 Years Ago

Photo caption: Chef Len Thurman has been named as a judge of the Sierra Pacific Power, Nevada Appeal, Tahoe Chronicle Centennial recipe contest and cooking school. Pictured with Thurman of the Carson City Nugget is Ruth Curtis, Sierra Pacific Power home economist ...

30 Years Ago

MGM Grand Hotels, Inc. has reported a net income of $802,000 on revenues of $78.9 million for the three months ending Feb. 29 ...

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


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