April 26, 2013
140 years ago
Our regular Chinatown item is almost completed. We refer to, of course, to the stone building erected under the supervision of Ah Kuree. It is ready for a roof and is getting plastered. It is going to be a right handsome little chebang.
130 years ago
(continued from Thursday) In 1861 the son was visiting in San Francisco, where the noted medium Mansfield was performing. The medium asked the son to put a name on a piece of paper of which he wanted to communicate. On his return (continued on Saturday).
100 years ago
J.D. Roberts, one of the real old timers of this section has just received notice of a signal of honor. He received word from the National Headquarters at Denver that he has been elected a member of the National Committee of the Order of Indian War Veterans. He is the last remaining Indian War Veteran in Nevada.
70 years ago
Members of Custer Corps 15 of the Women’s Relief Corps honored Mrs. Fannie Blackie on her 88th birthday. Members of the corps sang happy birthday to Aunt Fan and presented her with many cards and gifts.
50 years ago
A state highway department employee has been suspended in Goldfield for using state equipment to repair a frozen water line at his home.
20 years ago
(Photo Caption) Mary Barry from the Hairline Salon cuts the hair of Kirk Kinne, principal of a Carson City elementary school. He challenged student to read 5,000 hours for the “Book It” program.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.