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Trent Dolan

130 YEARS AGO

Atherton and Crockett are determined to make the Hot Springs a place for not only locals, but for those from abroad as well. The springs are good for bathing, rooms and special attention is given to neatness. The swimming area is clear as a crystal and running stream.

100 YEARS AGO

The Nevada Bar Association has passed a resolution that members of the Nevada Bar Association refuse to vouch for any attorney from another state seeking admission to the Bar of this state unless a member can attest to the attorney’s character and qualifications who vouches for him.

70 YEARS AGO

The United States will no longer risk the lives of sailors so that civilians can have gas to go to the bridge party or ball game. The heads of five major governmental agencies announced gas rationing in the east 17 states May 15. Five gallons or less per family a week is to be used, down from a normal 12 gallons a week.

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50 YEARS AGO

Gov. Grant Sawyer told newsmen yesterday political implications did not affect his decision to accompany five other American governors on a goodwill trip to Japan. President Kennedy, in a personal message, asked Sawyer to make the trip.

20 YEARS AGO

With 120 employees at the Sheriff’s Department, Carson City falls below the state’s average of 36.1 law enforcement employees for every 10,000 people.

10 YEARS AGO

After years of action, a Lincoln Park homeowner finally got the federal government’s attention and $350,000 to control erosion at Cave Rock.

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