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BILL DOLAN

120 HOURS AGO

Sale of old literary effects at the Appeal office. The stock of campaign lies advertised by the Appeal went off so rapidly that the proprietor determined to dispose of a lot more stock. Yesterday morning at 10 o’clock, the time advertised for the sale, the back yard was crowded with the editorial fraternity of the coast and a few Eastern journalists all anxious to bid. Up for sale, seven wastebaskets of spring poetry drew a howl of indignation, “familiar expressions,” “worn out quotations,” “No go,” cards, etc.

100 YEARS AGO

The vote between King and Bray for Superintendent of public Instruction is too close. As near as can be figured, it stands Bray 828 and King 824. There are seven precincts in Nye to be heard from.

70 YEARS AGO

Adv. “I haul down my flag. I am beat. For the want of help on my plan. I agree with Central Bank plan as proposed. A. Cohn. A depositor in the Wingfield Bank of Carson City, Nev.”

50 YEARS AGO

Housing for families to be stationed at Stead Air Force Base in December are requested in Carson City as there is not enough housing in Reno, preferably with one or two bedrooms. Contact Reno Chamber.

20 YEARS AGO

Tony Likins, campaign manager for Barbara Vucanovich in her bid for Congress, will be her administrative assistant in Washington, the Vucanovich campaign has announced.

10 YEARS AGO

Carson Valley Chamber of commerce Blue Ribbon Task Force wants changes in Douglas County’s commercial design review process. It calls for a shift in responsibility from the towns to the county to avoid duplication and expedite granting of permits.

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