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Past Pages March 6

Trent Dolan

130 YEARS AGO

It will no doubt be a cause for thankfulness that readers of the Appeal can pick up the paper in the morning and not be confronted with columns of dry Legislative reports. It is hardly probably that one person in 10 ever stopped to read them and that the nine that did not, would have considered themselves swindled outrageously had the reports not been printed. The compositors are grateful the agony is over … in the future local columns will be enlivened with the somnolent summer months.

100 YEARS AGO

An injunction has been filed by M. Quilici prohibiting the Lyon County Commissioners from removing the county seat from Dayton to Yerington.

70 YEARS AGO

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cameron entertained a few friends at a beautifully appointed dinner Thursday evening of this week. Those invited were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Russell, Mrs. Helen Williams, Mrs. Otto E. Benham and Judge Clark J. Guild.

50 YEARS AGO

Mrs. Keith Holland was awarded a prize for her “indoor garden” at the meeting of Beta Sigma Phi sorority Thursday night.

20 YEARS AGO

Soil testing for mercury contamination today expanded to outside Dayton City Park parameters as authorities planned a public session to address last week’s discovery at the popular area.

10 YEARS AGO

State officials want to “disincorporate” Gabbs because of declining local tax revenues to support a city government.

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