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Past Pages 11-26

Sue Ballew
For the Nevada Appeal

130 YEARS AGO

Como Mill: The Como Mill was started up. There was a crowd of Carson capitalists to witness the first revolution of machinery. The mill was profusely decorated with flags, a banquet was spread and a regular jollification was had.

120 YEARS AGO

A Feast: Bill of fare at the Arlington House for Thanksgiving. Crab salad; soup – consomme a la Royal and Mulligatawny; Fish – boiled Bariacouda, egg sauce; boiled – armor ham, champagne sauce, beef tongue, tarten sauce; entrees – chicken pie, New York style; fillet of beef larded, with mushrooms. Roast – turkey with cranberry sauce, prime beef, lamb; vegetables, asparagus, cauliflower, tomatoes.

70 YEARS AGO

We thank thee Lord by Clarence Hawkes

Dear Lord, we thank Thee that this day,

Amid a world of strife,

Where brave men die, while women pray,

We live a normal life.

50 YEARS AGO

Patients at the Carson-Tahoe hospital will enjoy traditional Thanksgiving dinner, according to Mrs. George Allison, hospital administrator.

20 YEARS AGO

Space shuttle “Discovery” blasted off on a secret military mission.

10 YEARS AGO

Telegraph square – “New shopping in an old town” – mainstays Beauty and the Beads, the Jewelry Bench, The Bristlecone and Lofty Expressions, Treasure Basket, Scandia Plus, Sasha’s City Boutique.

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