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Past Pages March 22

Sue Ballew
For the Nevada Appeal

130 YEARS AGO

The Mint: The steam being blown into a large tank of the Mint shook the building so hard that a number of employees on the second floor thought it was an earthquake.

120 YEARS AGO

All sorts: Now that Legislature has adjourned, Spring will have a chance.

Alf Doten, the veteran reporter, is on his pens again.

Dusty, dusty, dusty … where is the Sprinkling-Cart?

70 YEARS AGO

Bill Dolan wins prize: Bill Dolan, a member of the English IV class at Carson City High School, won third place in the state essay contest on tuberculosis. The prize was three dollars.

50 YEARS AGO

(Photo caption) L. A. (Hop) Adams, presents the runner-up prize for second low/gross to Mylie Carter, standing in for her husband Tom Carter who shot an 84 in the second annual Nugget Legislators Golf Tournament.

20 YEARS AGO

The purchase of two historic V & T Engine House arches came closer to Carson City ownership when the Board of Supervisors approved on a 3-1 vote, a purchase order to buy them for $18,000.

10 YEARS AGO

A group of 100 fourth-graders from Aggie Roberts Elementary School are pushing for the addition of the mustang to Nevada’s law designating it an official beast.

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