Past Pages for Wednesday, April 12, 2017

150 Years Ago

The Nevada Indian Agency: We see by reference to the Washington Chronicle of the 2nd of March that Theodore T. Dwight has rejected by the Senate as Indian Agent for Nevada; and we learn from Col. Curry that Mr. H.G. Parker was confirmed to that position before he left Washington.

130 Years Ago

The Appeal is getting a trifle weary of shouting for the silver interests of Nevada. The editor of the Appeal is not a silver producer, he is a small and humble way raises squashes and cabbages but does not dabble in the silver interests.

100 Years Ago

Judge Griffin First Nevadan to Go. Judge W.W. Griffin yesterday filed with the War Department his consent and acceptance of a commission in the quartermaster’s reserve corps. He was recommended by General Pershing. Additional endorsement was given by Gov. Boyle.

70 Years Ago

Hundreds of Carson City youngsters were awarded special gifts Easter Sunday afternoon as a reward for finding “prize” eggs. The annual hunt was held on the lawn of the state Capitol building. An estimated 400 children were in attendance for the event.

50 Years Ago

A reintegration of the Mormon belief in immortality — of eternal progression in life after death — highlighted sessions of the 137th annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday.

30 Years Ago

Supreme Court officials today were taken to task for failing to communicate with agencies that would be displaced by the construction of a new court building.

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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