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Past Pages for Thursday, April 27, 2017

Trent Dolan

150 Years Ago

Timber: The mines of Gold Hill make use of about 600,000 feet of timber per month, for under ground timbering. The idea that 7,200,000 feet of timber are used in the mines of Gold Hill every year looks hardly credible, but it is a fact that can be proven. (Gold Hill News)

130 Years Ago

The team: The following named members of the Carson Guard rifle team, having made the highest scores in the first Topeka competition, have been selected by Capt. Wright to shoo the match with the Greenfield military company tomorrow: G. A. Wilcox, J. Safely, Geo, Cowing Jr., Geo. W. Richard, C.H. Galusha, Z.F. Alley, H.G. Parker, G.C. That re, S. L. Lee, Jas. Holbrook.

100 Years Ago

The men working on the roads for the county who struck yesterday morning for an increase in wages from $3 to $3.50 per day met last evening with the county commissioners.

70 Years Ago

Change in management of the electrical firm of Love and Haight was announced Wednesday. Robert J. Haight, member of the firm since 1945, will be sole proprietor. Love made no announcement of his future plans.

50 Years Ago

Gov. Paul Laxalt has asked business and community leaders to prevent discrimination in the buying and renting of homes and apartments.

30 Years Ago

Nevada veteran organization leaders testified Wednesday that they have settled regional differences and will support a veterans cemetery at any site chosen by the Legislature. The resolution ends conflict between the northern pick of Fernley cemetery in Lyon County and Las Vegas supporters.

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