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140 years ago

April Fools Day was yesterday. We hope all kept an eye windward to avoid being betrayed into the follies of the season. Anybody is a fool and idiot if he thinks we care whether this advice is accepted, but it is good now and always.

130 years ago

(Continued from Sunday) The bedeviled Chinese man. In a house the medium interviewed a Chinese servant who was quite an intelligent Celestial. He said he was about to leave the house because it was “debbled.” “Do you hear noises? All time noise.” (Continued Wednesday.)

100 years ago

Warden Dickerson of the State Prison has started his campaign of improvements on the Prison Farm. This has been one asset that Nevada has purchased in a decade and a vast amount of work is needed before it can provide for other state institutions.

70 years ago

Two servicemen are under arrest for burglarizing the local Burlington shoe store. The men, from the Lemmon Valley air base, also face charges of being awol.

50 years ago

Preliminary reports on a national study of juvenile crime indicate poor conditions at home and “incompetent or neglectful parents” are usually the cause of wayward children.

20 years ago

(Photo Caption) Joshua Elder and his mother, Nancy, bowl at Carson Lanes to raise money for a charity as part of Cub Scout Pack 55’s drive to raise money for their charity of choice.

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


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