Past Pages for August 21 to August 23, 2019 – Nevada Appeal

Wednesday

150 years ago

No clue has yet been obtained of the murderers of Mrs. Wilford of the highwayman who failed in the attempt to rob Spooner; of the perpetrators of the robberies in and near Empire; nor of the burglars who broke into the store at Genoa.

130 years ago

All Sorts. Dayton has a one-legged dancer.

100 years ago

A Man Shot. This afternoon about 3 o’clock when the streets were full of men, women and children, an elderly looking man was seen standing in front of the post office when all of a sudden a man shot around the corner to the theater and demanded from the general manager four tickets for the opening of the play “Kentucky Sue.”

70 years ago

Efforts to locate R. Stanley Dollar’s Harmsworth trophy-winning speedboat Skip-A-Long have been unsuccessful to date, Dollar reported today. The boat sank near Tahoe Pines Sunday after developing gearbox trouble while preparing for the Tahoe Yacht Club’s yearly regatta.

50 years ago

The beautiful people and displaced hippies are contributing to a burgeoning narcotics and marijuana problem in Nevada, says the head of a state agency set up to control the problem.

30 years ago

Education is at a crossroads in Nevada and either a permanent, stable tax base must be established for the state will fall behind, Gov. Bob Miller said Thursday.

Thursday

150 years ago

Maimed Soldier. — A soldier of the Union army who had the misfortune to lose both arms at the battle of Lexington, Missouri, taken off by grape shot, is in Carson receiving voluntary contributions from the charitably disposed. He is a fine looking, well made man. A man with a hand-organ accompanies him, just merely to attract the attention of the public.

130 years ago

All Sorts. — The

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