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Bill Dolan

120 Years Ago

ORMSBY House bill of fare for Thanksgiving included entrees — fillet of beef, ala Napolitaine, pork cutlets, ala Aura and, bruised duck with olives, among others.

100 Years Ago

RABBIT Drive. The Indians of this city who have been congregating for a week, made a mighty move against Sir Jack Rabbit yesterday. They went out a hundred strong from the Indian school, a half-mile wide. The line of march took in the best part of this valley. They killed over 1,000 rabbits at five pounds average.

70 Years Ago

RANCH home of Delbert Bath, about one mile west of Carson, was damaged by fire this morning. The house was a covered by flames but was quickly extinguished. Bath lives on the ranch alone. He had built a fire and gone out to milk the cows.

50 Years Ago

CARSON City attorney Cameron M. Batjer will join Sen. George W. Malone’s office in Washington to assist with research matters and local details.

20 Years Ago

GOVERNOR-elect Richard Bryan has reappointed Vernor Housewright as director of the State Department of Prisons. Housewright, 51, has serve as director since March.

10 Years Ago

GRAVESIDE services for Robert Adams, 51. He married Barbara Berning in 1949 and worked for the Nevada Bell Telephone Company for 31 years. Born Sept. 28, 1927 to DeWitt and Meta Anderson Adams, and was a veteran of World War II.

Bill Dolan, a Carson City resident, has been writing this column for the Nevada Appeal since 1947.