130 YEARS AGO
A High Old Judge: How Judge "Tank" of Lake Bigler used to dispose of law matters: Some comical yarns are related to Eph. Clement, commonly known as "Yank" of Yank's Station, Lake Bigler (Tahoe). One of Yank's characteristics was his ability to "make a mountain out of a molehill." (Continued).
100 YEARS AGO
Assemblyman Salter is after prize fighters and wishes to abolish fights in the Silver State.
70 YEARS AGO
Carson City's water is safe for human consumption by the state health officer. The laboratory found no "bugs" in the water supply of the capital city.
50 YEARS AGO
Rev. A. Dwight Burchert, pastor of Capitol Assembly church was elected last night to be director of youth services for the Sierra-Nevada sectional division for the Assemblies of God.
20 YEARS AGO
A power surge accompanied a power outage that damaged appliances in numerous homes. Some 4,300 homes were affected by the outage in Carson and 2,500 in Douglas County. The outage was caused by a pole fire.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.