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Past Pages March 5

Sue Ballew

130 YEARS AGO

Revival: The Brooklyn clergymen are considering the propriety of a revival movement … not so much to bring in new members, but to wake up the old ones.

120 YEARS AGO

Advertisement: “Respectable musical young lady, not wealthy, would like correspondence with an honorable gentleman, object – matrimony.” All letters will be returned if desired. Address, first time, Violinist, 704, Eighth Avenue, New York City. No triflers need answer.

70 YEARS AGO

Gutzon Borglum, famous sculptor of the Mackay Statue at the University of Nevada died. His most noted work was done at the National Memorial Museum at Rushmore, South Dakota. Mr. Borglum came to Nevada to superintend the placing of the Mackay statue and spent six weeks at the Davis Ranch north of Carson, home of Mrs. Nellie V. Davis (owner of the Nevada Appeal).

50 YEARS AGO

Births at Carson-Tahoe Hospital: Mr. and Mrs. Troy Williams of Carson City are parents of a boy. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jepsen of Carson City are parents of a boy.

20 YEARS AGO

Carson City High School students honored: Erik Alldredge, Kasey Doescher, Zachary Thomas and Dan Edwards were honored as having earned straight A’s, having excelled academically while taking a rigorous course of study throughout their high school years.

10 YEARS AGO

Photo caption: Capital Christian drama class members Kevin Friedline, Mark Dwyer, Erick Nielsen and Beth Jackson perform, “The Case of the Disappearing Youth Choir” at Bethlehem Lutheran School.

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