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130 YEARS AGO

Master Jose (Richard Jose) sang in the vestibule of the Opera House to an admiring crowd - the young fellow has a marvelous voice. He might make a mark for himself in the musical world.

John P. Meder has composed a new piece of music which he will call "The Grant Return" schottische.

110 YEARS AGO

Enrollment: Following is the enrollment at the Nevada Business College for September 15, 1899: Academic Department: Lowe McClure, Edith Jones, F. Dean Bradley, Rubie Kelly, Felice Cohn, Josie Roberts.

70 YEARS AGO

Captain Eddie Ricken-backer will fight if America is attacked. Rickenbacker was American's ace flier in World War I.

50 YEARS AGO

An ailment called "television bottom" is distressing the American public. It comes from watching television slouched down in a chair.

20 YEARS AGO

Senators win at Incline, winning by a score of 10-1. Jason Grundy, a sophomore, and Sean Green, a freshman, played 90 percent of the game.

10 YEARS AGO

Turkey and lamb were roasted as part of St. Teresa's Basque Festival held as a fundraiser for St. Teresa's School.

• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.

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