January 2, 2013
130 Years AgoTelegraphic jots: President Arthur moved into the White House and will “shake” with callers on New Years. Emma Nevada has signed a contract with Corvalho of the Opera Comique in Paris for 65,000 francs yearly.120 Years Ago All sorts: Empire was flooded Sunday and the water was 6 inches deep in Wiggins saloon. Stewart, “the fotygraffer,” has quit taking pictures in Carson and taken his departure. 70 Years AgoRed Cross: Christmas dinners complete with turkey pies were arranged for American prisoners of war in Camp Woosung, near Shanghai, with funds provided by the American Red Cross … Fifteen hundred American officers, non-commissioned offers, private, merchant marine officers and civilian internees are being held in this camp…50 Years AgoNew Year’s Dance: Carsonites will have the opportunity to dance in the New Year in at the 20-30 club’s first annual New Year’s Eve dance scheduled for 9:30 p.m. until 1 a.m. at the Civil Auditorium. Music will be provided by the Paul Jones orchestra. Tickets are $1.50 per person. Chairman of the dance is John Brooks. Committee: John Sweetland, John Meder and Ed Stokke. 30 Years AgoAdvertisement: “Luxury Theatres – economy hour $2 adults $1 children. Now playing “Best Friends” and “The Dark Crystal — another world, another time… in the age of wonder” • Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.