130 YEARS AGO
Hank Monk is to the Fore. Hank Monk called at the Appeal office yesterday to insist a correction be made to the report he was too sick to drive the stage to Glenbrook this summer. He says he has simply been hibernating, and will crawl out of his shell. He scouts the sick idea by saying he can clip a fly's wing on the leader's ear with his whip jusas well as he could 10 years ago.
100 YEARS AGO
Warning and advice are hereby given to all employers of mental or physical labor: Do not ever be surprised if the former prospector who is in your employ, and whom you have looked upon as a fixture, suddenly comes to your office and tells you he will be moving on. There is an east wind full of longing for the spirit of wanderlust.
70 YEARS AGO
The greatest Army and Air Force ever assembled in Hawaii will work out defense problems in maneuvers on Oahu Island, Lt.-Gen. Walter C. Short announced.
50 YEARS AGO
Soviet officials are silent on widespread rumors they had launched a man into space.
20 YEARS AGO
The storms of "Miracle March" did little to dent five years of drought, and this summer will mean fish and wildlife deaths.
10 YEARS AGO
A construction crew screams "fire in the hole" to blow up the hill for construction of the Landmark Northridge housing development.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.