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120 years ago


Jacob Zech, the well known Piano Manufacturer and Tuner, is here at present and will attend to all work in his line. Leave orders with C. W. Friend. Many ladies admire grey hair Ð on some other person Ð but few care to try its effects on their own charms. They need not, since Ayers Hair Vigor restores gray hair to its natural color.


100 years ago


A telegram was received this forenoon from prison guard Hagerman, in hot pursuit of an escaped convict Emmett Barry for the past eight days. Hagerman caught Barry in the town of Bishop Creek. Barry escaped the prison on the fastest mount at the facility and traded for a fresh horse in Bridgeport, where he gained advantage over Hagerman. No further particulars were available.


70 years ago


City supervisors entertained a motion to dismiss with the services of a night police officer last night. As the city attorney wasn't present to advise with conflicting ordinances on termination of an officer, the motion was disposed of.


50 years ago


The "Right to Work" bill will be on the November ballot following the filing of a legal documents. A preliminary injunction to keep the measure off the ballot was issued in May. If action had not been taken, a permanent injunction keeping the issue off the ballot would have been made by default.


20 years ago


For Jack Davis of Gardnerville, Christmas came early this year. The 12 year old boy and his mother went to Toys R Us for a $2,000 shopping spree sponsored by the Make A Wish Foundation. Jack suffers from leukemia.


10 years ago


Supervisors Tuesday shot down City Manager John Berkich's efforts to pump $178,000 into the Pony Express Pavilion. Supervisors took the city manager to task for not sharing the strategic plan with the city Parks and Recreation Commission or the City Convention and Visitor's Authority.




• 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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