February 14, 2013
130 years agoHank Monk is up and around, but he appears to be getting very weak. Captain Joe, Chief of the Washoes here, informs the Appeal informs us he has lived in the area for more than 40 years and never has seen such cold weather over the past month. He says it is the custom on turning in to bed to disrobe of all clothing, but this year they turn in with boots and all. Captain Joe believes this cold is meant to exterminate his tribe.110 years agoDuring the past two days members of both houses received a communication from Cherry Creek charging fraud and impeachment against an unnamed state officer. The matter was forwarded to the investigative committee.70 years agoSenator James Farndale of Clark county today presented on the behalf of Basic Magnesium a bar of magnesium to Lieutenant Governor Vail Pittman. Pittman accepted the gift stressing the importance of the mineral as the state’s new industry.50 years agoCarson Furniture won first place in the ninth annual Carson City Championship bowling tournament. Placing second was Mercury Cleaners.20 years agoOne of the publicized victims of the state’s budget crisis is Western Nevada Community College jeopardizing one of the most crowded campus in the system.10 years agoA $1.6 million renovation of the Dayton Carson & Colorado Railroad Depot is slated to start in October.• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.