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Past Pages July 8

Sue Ballew

130 YEARS AGO

All sorts: A blowing day was yesterday … had a rough following in a very unsummer-like July day. Rheumatism and neuralgia were in a lark.

120 YEARS AGO

Fish notes: Jack Furlong went over to Washoe Lake to fish, and wandered up to Marlette Lake instead. He had no permit from the Company and will be out again as soon as he picks the No. 6 bird shot out of his legs.

70 YEARS AGO

Advertisement: “Carson Theater – ‘A Girl, A Guy and A Gob’ with George Murphy, Lucille Ball, Edmond O’Brien – all-out laugh show!”

50 YEARS AGO

Photo caption: The Appeal’s weekly contest for the most newsworthy picture finds a winner in Keith MacDonald as he receives his prize from editor-manager Ed Brown. MacDonald’s prize-winning picture was of construction of the Arlington Hotel.

20 YEARS AGO

Doctor shortage in Nevada: There are only 1.5 physicians for every 1,000 Nevadans. The situation is even bleaker in rural counties where chronic doctor shortages have been the rule for many years.

10 YEARS AGO

Photo caption: Denise Sins sits in the new hospital emergency room exhibit at the Children’s Museum during her first day as director. Sins hopes to bring a better variety of exhibits for families to enjoy.

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