130 YEARS AGO
C. W. Haight, the young man who escaped the Mono County Sheriff, was charged with robbing bullion from the Standard Mill, is a nephew of the late Gov. Haight of California. It is said that after his arrest he wrote to his relatives in California, who, it is said, wrote to parties in Mono to get him out of the scrape if money would do it. He seems to have solved the problem by "lighting out."
100 YEARS AGO
Tasker Oddie has announced his first appointment, and as strange as it may seem, the person named is a Democrat, no other than Key Pittman, candidate at the late election for United States Senator on the Democratic ticket. Mr. Pittman has been appointed a colonel on the staff of the Governor to be. He can now wear more gold lace on his coat now than he could have if he had been elected to the Senate.
70 YEARS AGO
Charlie Chaplin's film, "The Great Dictator," is banned in Argentina at the request of the Italian ambassador there.
50 YEARS AGO
Genuine Mopar Mufflers installed for $15.95 or $9.95 do it yourself at State Motors.
20 YEARS AGO
A severe shortage of natural gas caused by the cold spell has forced some area companies to shut down and lay off workers. For the first time in 20 years, Southwest Gas has been ordered to shut off its gas supply.
10 YEARS AGO
The challenge of leadership at the Stewart Indian Museum moves to Carson City District Court when Judge Bill Maddox decides whether to restore Sheila Abbe to her position.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.