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Past Pages July 13

Sue Ballew

130 YEARS AGO

History of Nevada: T.H. Thompson was in the city exhibiting some of the steel engravings and wood cuts which will illustrate the History of Nevada. When people were shown the artwork, a good many who failed to subscribe began to wish they had taken more stock in the book.

120 YEARS AGO

Carson High School graduates: The closing exercises brought more ability and brilliancy to the front than on similar occasions. Graduates – Bert Uilrick, Hettie French, Frank Saxton, Edith Atherton, Eva Dangberg, Sybil Howe, Sam Platt, Nevada Olcovich, Grace Davis, Ella Foley, Bertie Mills, Clara Mather, Laura Kelly, Edna Stone, Jessie Fryer, Rose Berman, Mabel Gates, Clara Cieterich, Maggie Schulz, Annie Sheehan, Sophia Jacobs.

70 YEARS AGO

Advertisement: “Carson Theater – ‘Meet John Doe’ with Barbara Stanwyck and Gary Cooper – And America’s going to be mighty happy to meet you.”

50 YEARS AGO

Photo caption: Construction is a major item in Carson City. The Arlington Hotel is being remodeled into a casino type operation. The Arlington for years was a center of Carson City hospitality and social events.

20 YEARS AGO

Educators are pleased with classroom size. This year’s session made a step forward in educational reform mandating a new teacher-student ratio for second and third grade – 16-1 student-teacher ratio.

10 YEARS AGO

Photo caption: Nick Ceglia, Mike Gransbery and Matt Gilkerson, all 12, participate in a science experiment during science camp at the Children’s Museum. During the camp, students are exposed to forensic and earth science, astrology and biology.

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