Past Pages

By Trent Dolan




120 years ago


What made him tired. Hon. Wm. Woodburn telegraphed from Washington to R.H. Lindsay of Reno as follows: Have concluded not to run for Congress. Am tired of fighting men in our party. Nominate a winner. W. Woodburn.


100 years ago


The Thomas Auto people have filed a formal demand for the Paris cub in the 21,000 mile race between New York and Paris on the grounds the American car is the only one that lived up to the requirements of the race.


70 years ago


Hugie Sing, life termer at the prison, was granted parole today, but under the condition he will not be set free in the United States, but in China. Setting foot again in America would be a violation of his parole.


50 years ago


Thousands of Shriners to convene in Carson City for a one day spring ceremonial, the first to be held in the Capitol City in the Kerak temple's half-century history. Attending the event will be Imperial Potentate Thomas W. Melham of Tripoli temple in Milwaukee.


20 years ago


Old College holds its last formal graduation.


10 years ago


Carson Tahoe Hospital trustees opt to cast a wide net rather than to enter into affiliation discussions with Washoe Medical Center and Barton Memorial Hospital. One trustee said it would be better to stay with an organization that would respect our values.




• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.

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