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Trent Dolan

130 years ago

On Friday last a Native American was fishing south of Marlette’s Lake, near the mouth of the outlet, when he found a human skull attached to his hook. Parties who profess to know state the remains are of a man named Phillips who was suddenly missed from there some time last summer. During last August, he went up to Tahoe and was very greatly addicted to drink, and one day while under the influence, he wandered away from camp and that was the last that was seen of him.

100 years ago

Mr. Richard Jose, the distinguished tenor and manager of the famous comedy “Jane” has secured the rights for a heavy royalty to show the play at the Carson Opera House tomorrow night. The company includes 14 artists and a real live baby, which plays a very important part in “Jane.”

70 years ago

Those who have voyaged to New York’s World of Tomorrow know that television is with us. It’s the crystal set or nickelodeon stage, but it’s here.

50 years ago

The governor’s new piano, a Steinway of the Louis XV pattern, will be delivered by Sherman Clay of Sacramento to the executive mansion Wednesday.

20 years ago

Gov. Bob Miller plans to name his new director of prisons within a week. Warden George Sumner will transfer to Ely to work as warden.

10 years ago

Amy L. Bliss has been chosen as girl of the month for April for the Soroptimists.

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