130 years agoThe Appeal learns that Hank Monk is failing very fast. He has been confined to his bed in his little shell of a house. His friends think, however, that he would fare much better at the hospital, but he declines. His death is expected in a few days. Numerous inquiries have been made as to the whereabouts of his brother. The Appeal learns he died at Eureka three years ago of alcoholism.100 years agoMembers of the State Legislature are discussing fire protection for the Capitol building and State Library. With the view of high pressure water lines being close to the Capitol, Senator Chapin of White Pine introduced a bill bringing the main into the Capitol Building.70 years agoThe annual roll call marking the 81 anniversary of the organization of Carson Lodge No. 1 Free and Accepted Masons was held last evening in conjunction with the celebration of George Washington’s Birthday. Fully 90 members of the order heard a very fine address by Attorney Sam Platt of Reno.50 years agoA large percentage of juvenile crimes committed in Ormsby County during the past year involving youths from the Nevada State Children’s Home was sown the seeds of deep concern by many Nevadans as the cause of delinquency here.20 years agoTaxable sales are up 10.1 percent in December over the same month in 1991. Statewide taxable sales for the state totaled $1.535 billion.10 years agoThe Armed Forces Career Center opens at Northtown Plaza.• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column until his death in 2006.