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BILL DOLAN

120 YEARS AGO

Chartz pardon. Pardon for murder, General Clark’s sympathies, presents case before Board of Pardons without any fee. Last summer, a woman named Frances Bassett was on her death bed in White Pine, and sending for a notary, made an affidavit on behalf of Chartz saying she saw the shooting and Rickar had a pistol in his hand when he received the wound. Others say as he fell he dropped the pistol and a bootblack picked it up. The witness got it from the bootblack and later pawned it in Virginia City.

100 YEARS AGO

Top of the 60-food trestle at the Brunswick drill plant is equipped with a high powered electric light that illuminates the country for miles around — Report.

70 YEARS AGO

In accordance with its annual custom, the Capitol Cafe announced that unemployed men and women will be served free Thanksgiving dinner, a practice for several years.

50 YEARS AGO

Recommendation of A.J. Jacobsen, legislative auditor, was that Nevada’s $4,461,000 treasury surplus be used to pay Nevada’s bonded indebtedness, saving about $200,000 in interest payments.

20 YEARS AGO

Corbett fourth and fifth graders, pictured, Tyona Malek, Corey Dalton, Tim Stephens and Sumiko Mitchell help the classes prepare a Thanksgiving meal for those grades and Corbett staff.

10 YEARS AGO

The Carson Nugget will continue its 35-year tradition of giving away Thanksgiving dinners on Thursday in the Garden Room Coffee Shop.

Bill Dolan, a Carson City resident, has been writing this column for the Nevada Appeal since 1947.