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140 Years Ago Chinese riot: A number of Celestials came rushing down Front Street in Truckee in a state of great excitement. Policeman Robinson found the cause of the row was a woman. She is a young Chinese woman, the belle of the Celestial portion of Truckee and under the care of Lem Sing. Other parties are endeavoring to obtain possession of the damsel. 130 Years Ago Rules of the Leap Year Ball: Ladies will take gentlemen to and from the ballroom in carriages, no gentleman will dance unless asked by a lady, no gentleman will walk across the floor …

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