February 1, 2013
130 Years Ago
Latest hobby: Well-known ladies of this city have formed a “Decorative Club” and are engaged in decorating China and porcelain ware. They have received a kiln from San Francisco… The Appeal has seen some the artistic success, and they are entitled to be termed superb.
120 Years Ago
Matrimonial question: In a few days the Appeal Homographic Chart will be out and each bachelor has been marked with an asterisk…so that a lady glancing over the list can see at once who are unmarried men – and govern herself accordingly…It is an era of State development and everybody should help build up the commonwealth.
70 Years Ago
Lion’s Club: A Lincoln’s Birthday program will be presented at the Lions Club. Lion W. T. Mathews is program chairman, Ellis J. Folsom acting as tailtwister, Lion George Meyers–the Lions exchange visitor…
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50 Years Ago
Nevada may abolish Kindergarten to meet the rising demands in others areas of education. Senators questioned how many teachers and other personnel were tied up with kindergarten classes… The issue was considered at a meeting with Gov. Grant Sawyer.
30 Years Ago
Advertisement: “Mayfair Center Movies–$1.00 Monday-Wednesday, “The Toy,” “The Cheerleaders,” “Lunch Wagon Girls,” “House on Sorority Row.”
10 Years Ago
Crude oil futures fell after requests for continued inspection of Iraq’s suspected weapons of mass destruction… Oil is at $32.29 a barrel.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.