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Past Pages April 17

Trent Dolan
For the Nevada Appeal

130 YEARS AGO

Crittenden Thornton left for San Francisco last night. The high winds of yesterday will probably afflict us with another storm. There is eight feet of snow at the north end of Lake Tahoe. Logging will begin a month later than usual.

100 YEARS AGO

Ed Walsh was sliding about town yesterday in a new Buick auto. Ed seemed to be getting the speed mania before the day was ended while watching for Sheriff Regan. This is a pleasure car.

70 YEARS AGO

The following Rotarians were nominated for the club’s board of directors: Jack Allen, C.B. Austin, Allan Bible, Denver Dickerson, B.C. Hartung, John L. Harvey, W.T. Holcomb, R.B. Jeppson, L.W. Little, E.C. Mueller, Raby J. Newton, Charles Oliver, John R. Ross and Lee Scott.

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50 YEARS AGO

Gov. Grant Sawyer defends nuclear testing during a press conference while touring Hiroshima.

20 YEARS AGO

Carson City resident Emily Young received the 1992 Honor Member Award at the Carson Auxiliary #1006, Fraternal Order of Eagles meeting.

10 YEARS AGO

Nevada has long been known for its vices, and this time they may end up at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. The State Historic Preservation Office is working to put on an exhibit of saloon archeology.

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