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Past Pages Nov. 25

130 YEARS AGO

Jottings: The skating rink of the season will be at Treadway’s pond. Allen and Sweeney will run it.

A society known as the “Red Noses” has been started in Virginia City in opposition to the “Pallid Buds.” Its objects are social and bibulous.

120 YEARS AGO

No Grub for the boy: McCrimmon the blacksmith called at the County Jail with dinner for his son who was serving 30 hours imprisonment for throwing grapes at the house of A. Bergman. Deputy Sheriff Pine refused to allow the homemade dinner in alleging the boy was put there for punishment not for treats.

70 YEARS AGO

Lester Groth of the state printing office tied the season’s goose shooting scores of his sons, Lester Jr. and George by bringing down a big bird which was presented to the Rev. J. L. Harvey, making good on a promise he gave 18 years ago.

50 YEARS AGO

Free Thanksgiving: Local residents who are unable to afford the traditional Thanksgiving dinner are invited to be guests of the Carson City Nugget.

20 YEARS AGO

Photo caption: Jack Woods, a Clark and Sullivan construction employee, welds down the metal from for one of the floors at the Nevada Supreme Court building. Architects Sue Pence and Ralph Eissmann, review their blue prints for the $22 million State Supreme Court building.

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