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BILL DOLAN

120 YEARS AGO

A liberal reward will be paid at this office for the detection of anyone stealing Appeals from Main Street subscribers. Circe is remodeling his saloon at the French Hotel and making it as clean and fresh as a whistle for the bibulous lawgivers.

100 YEARS AGO

News of the 19th last says that under new appointments, it is related by what appears to be excellent authority that with very few exceptions, the incoming state boards will employ the same servants now engaged. A change in the prison is possible, but otherwise, from superintendent of the Orphans’ Home to the governor’s private secretary and watchman, it is said the present incumbents will remain.

70 YEARS AGO

Born — in Carson at 1:10 a.m. Dec. 24, to Mr. and Mrs. W.O. Cunningham of Topaz, a son, 7 pounds. The mother and son are at May Noonan’s.

50 YEARS AGO

Picture caption: When Santa Claus visited Rotary last week, two recipients of his generosity were Albert Krenzer, club accompanist since the club formed, and Frank B. Gregory, president last year. Santa, sometimes known as Bill Holcomb, gave Gregory’s gift to him.

20 YEARS AGO

Wells Fargo Bank will give $2,500 to Carson City under its Game Field Program to help buy equipment for an exercise course at Mills Park.

10 YEARS AGO

Picture caption: Residential Victorian winner in the Christmas Lights decoration contest went to Angel and Mary deFelice, 214 W. King St.. Business Victorian winner was Nevada Title Guarantee.

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