December 29, 2012
130 years agoMr. Sharp of the Ormsby House has been for some months planning to make money out of Hank Monk by exhibiting him back east. He has an idea of presenting Monk in a drama where the stirring scenes of his life are represented. He is to leave in the spring on a six-in-hand stagecoach with Monk at the reins and Old Farmer Treadway as Horace Greeley …100 years agoA recent arrival from Tonopah states the camp is down to solid basis and the town is staple and doing legitimate business. He took notice that Luning, where for years it has been at a standstill, is different now and ore is being shipped to Thompson for treatment.70 years agoDistrict Judge Clark J. Guild didn’t have many Christmas presents in the form of divorce decrees to give away before Christmas Day. The small numbers preceding Christmas was quite unusual, said Guild.50 years agoThe Carson police department established a new record for arrests on Christmas Day, according to Chief Deputy Marshall Bob Humphrey. There were no arrests.20 years agoGov. Bob Miller issued an executive order prohibiting disposal of additional low-level nuclear waste near Beatty.10 years agoGardnerville’s Weirauch family sprays down Lilly every night with a water bottle to build a layer of ice. Lilly is a seven foot tall, and ten foot long ice dragon.• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.