November 17, 2012
130 Years Ago
Quieting down: Things are quieting down and human nature asserting itself. Candidates who once opposed each other no longer glare red-eyed at each other on the street… The contestants are beginning to discover good qualities in each other… At Carson the beaten men take their defeat as a rule philosophically, even the men who were roped into the Fusion delusion…
120 Years Ago
Turkey shooting: Jim Wiggins has made preparations to have 300 fat turkeys in Empire for the annual 200-yard Thanksgiving shoot… Price of a single shoot 25 cents. In the evening a masquerade ball and supper is on the program. Costumes can be secured at the hall. First-class music will be on hand…
70 Years Ago
Chairman Archie Pozzi of the Ormsby county selective service board stated that no married men originally classified as 3-A-3 by the Ormsby county board have received notice of induction into the armed force of the United States during November of this year…
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50 Years Ago
Births: Mr. and Mrs. Paul Howard of Dayton are parents of a boy, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin James are parents of a girl…
30 Years Ago
Photo caption: The space shuttle makes a beautiful reflection in the water around its Cape Canaveral, Fla., launch pad as it makes a perfect lift-off this morning on Columbia’s final mission… To be retired after the mission for refurbishing.
10 Years Ago
Advertisement: “Carson-Tahoe Hospital Foundation presents ‘Harvesting Hope,’ a fashion show saluting cancer survivorship and featuring fashions from JCPenney, Valley Chic, Sasha’s boutique, Genoa Lake Golf Club, Corral West and Harley-Davidson at the Carson City Nugget, $40 per person, includes lunch and show…”
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.