December 22, 2012
130 years agoYesterday morning Alfred F. Hentschel died at his residence on King Street of softening of the brain. He came to Carson in December 1872 and was in the employ of Charles Friend for five years as a watchmaker. He was also a music teacher and a performer of the piano above the average musician. He was born in Saxony and his death will cause a deep regret in this city.100 years agoDick Bender, the manager of the local Indians, expected to take about 50 of his tribe to Truckee today to start cutting ice. Between hop picking in California and cutting ice in winter, the Indians pick up many a dollar.70 years agoThe Christmas celebration this year at the First Christian Church will consist of a service Sunday morning with Christmas music and a sermon on the principal elements. The Christmas party for the Sunday school will be held on Monday.50 years agoTwo Marines are being held today for investigation of unlawful entry into the Music Box bar — taking several bottles of liquor. Both men, from Pickel Meadows training center, said they entered the bar through the front door, which was unlocked. The two had reportedly been drinking since noon.20 years agoCarson-Tahoe Hospital officials approved a strategic planning proposal designed to plan ahead for future hospital services.10 years agoNevada State Library and Archives workers were outraged Monday morning by the mess left following a private party Sunday night. The baptismal party’s organizer was ordered to pay for cleanup.• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.