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130 YEARS AGO

At Swift's Springs (Carson Hot Springs) there is an immense lynx. Swift is having an open cage made and will keep him on exhibition. He proposes to build a "zoo" by degrees ...

120 YEARS AGO

All sorts: The coyotes are coming down the mountains in search of chickens ... keep your hen roost well guarded. Rattlesnakes are also coming down from the hills in search of water.

70 YEARS AGO

Mesdames Harold Berger, Lloyd Springmeyer and M. D. Anderson were hostesses to the members of the Carson Valley branch of A.A.U.W. After a short business meeting bridge was played by Mesdames F. N. Dondero, Hans Jepsen, Dr. Mary Fulstone and Misses Mildred Bray and Irma Settlemeyer.

50 YEARS AGO

Weekend confab: President Eisenhower and premier Nikita Khrushchev will occupy the same cottage at Camp David ... giving them maximum opportunity for crucial cold war talks.

20 YEARS AGO

Photo caption: The Genoa Candy Dance Arts and Crafts Fair is a usual success in historic Genoa. Sandi Antonucci helps sell the fair's trademark candy and fudge while Rocky Falkcke and Ann Robinson cook ribs.

10 YEARS AGO

The Nevada Museum of Art was named as one of three winners for national award recognizing community service. Others were the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago and the St. Simon's Island Lighthouse Museum in Georgia.

• 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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