April 5, 2012
130 YEARS AGO
It is now said that with the present hard times on the Comstock scarcely a day goes by where a miner flees Virginia leaving swarms of mourning creditors behind. There is hardly one in 20 miners given better times would rather pay his debts. The only thing left is for him to get clear out.
100 YEARS AGO
Due to the fact that the University High School is being closed at the end of this semester, the Board of Regents has decided to dismiss practically the entire corps of teachers in that department.
70 YEARS AGO
Chairman E.C.D. Marriage of the Boy Scouts salvage committee has announced the scouts will handle pickup of paper and cardboard items starting Saturday.
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50 YEARS AGO
The new Nevada Guard Armory will be dedicated next week. The building was completed last week at a cost of $131,000 and will be used for maintenance and repair of guard vehicles.
20 YEARS AGO
A revised edition of “Nevada, A colorful Past” by Doris Ceveri is now available. For over 20 years Ceveri has traveled the state for first-hand information on Nevada’s colorful history.
10 YEARS AGO
Carson green thumbs’ hope for a fallow field may result in a community garden.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.