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Past Pages Jan. 17

Sue Ballew
For the Nevada Appeal

130 YEARS AGO

All sorts: Lie-Man [Lyman] Frisbie is keeping the flies off the Arlington bar – he is the man with the Inyo marble eye and the papier mache face.

120 YEARS AGO

Satanic Majesty: Frozen ink barrels, snow filled cases – we have been congratulating ourselves on living in such a favored locality with perpetual summer, but alas, misfortune is the common lot – influenza has struck, business has gone to the devil. We beg our friends to be lenient with his Satanic Majesty. Walker Lake Bulletin.

70 YEARS AGO

Advertisement: Sonja Henie, “Everything Happens at Night” with Ray Milland and Robert Cummings … Sonja … in love and laughter … in new and shimmering beauty on snow and ice!

50 YEARS AGO

Do-Carette Cooties will meet at the Heroes Memorial hall according to Chief Grayback Mary Dodson.

20 YEARS AGO

A high-level nuclear dump in Nevada is “a formula for disaster,” according to Governor Bob Miller. Miller said the DOE believes it can build the dump at Yucca Mountain as long as there’s “no state or local involvement, no regulatory oversight, no congressional review, no litigation.”

10 YEARS AGO

The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. “If we’re going to celebrate, let’s celebrate kid-style,” said Gale Thomssen, education coordinator for the museum.

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