Past Pages 11-26
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.