November 20, 2012
130 Years Ago
Dentistry: Persons with poor teeth should call at Dr. Greenlaw’s office… No one need have a lot of black fangs set together like a badly constructed board fence. They can be straightened out so cheaply by intelligent dentistry.
120 Years Ago
Mignon: Emma Nevada’s little girl, Mignon, at the age of six is a precocious singer and can sing all the operas her mother sings before the public…
70 Years Ago
Advertisement: “Carson Theatre– “Juke Girl” with Ann Sheridan and Ronald Reagan – She’s a good girl…”
50 Years Ago
The Carson Nugget offers free dinner to local residents who are unable to afford the traditional Thanksgiving dinner… The invitation is especially extended to those families with small children, and those who live alone.
30 Years Ago
Lions District 4-N Governor Dick Kerth of Elko will deliver a special message at the 50th anniversary of Carson City Lions according to Carson Host Lions President Ed Stokke. Milan Tresnit, Carson City educator has accepted the position of Master of Ceremonies and third vice-president Jim Capistrant will lead the song “America.” Former president William E. “Bill” Dial will lead the invocation…
10 Years Ago
The “Merci” boxcar has been completely renovated… Nevada’s “Merci” box car was a gift from the French nation after World War II and has been completely renovated. It is on display at the Nevada State Railroad Museum…
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.