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130 YEARS AGO

Forty shakes a minute: Just think of it and that is about the average tally of a two hours reception for General Grant. He had

best come to Carson. He could shake the whole town in a few hours and then have a nice dip at Swift's springs what would freshen him up.

120 YEARS AGO

All sorts: A light form of epozetic has broken out among horses here.

Lookout, Genoa's favorite flyer arrived in town and was taken to the new race track for training.

70 YEARS AGO

Judge Guild, chairman of Nevada museum and art institute board, is confident that the state of Nevada will secure the mint building for use as a museum.

50 YEARS AGO

Governor Grant Sawyer is arranging for Nevada Day ceremonies at Squaw Valley for the VIII Winter Olympics in 1960.

20 YEARS AGO

Photo caption: Caroline Miller, 17, was crowned homecoming queen during Carson High School's Homecoming.

10 YEARS AGO

Outhouse races return to Virginia City ... the races take place between the Delta Saloon and the Bucket of Blood parking lot.

• 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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