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Past Pages March 19

Sue Ballew

130 YEARS AGO

Jottings: The tree trimmers who pruned the big cottonwoods in front of the Capitol appear to have cut off the wrong end.

120 YEARS AGO

All sorts: Spring has opened; Abe Cohn sold a straw hat yesterday.

70 YEARS AGO

Boulder Dam: At Legislature the Assembly joint meeting committees wrestled with the problem of division of the money the state will receive from the sale of Boulder Dam power.

50 YEARS AGO

Advertisement: Carson Theater – “It Started in Naples” with Clark Gable and Sophia Loren and “Inherit the Wind” with Spencer Tracy and Frederic March.

20 YEARS AGO

Photo caption: As soldiers return from another war, this lone Civil War sentinel stands as a monument in the Lone Mountain Cemetery to men who served in the armed services during a war that ended more than 100 years ago. Today marks the the 100th year of the sentinel’s creation.

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