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Past Pages Nov. 28

Trent Dolan

130 YEARS AGO

Corner on Limes: For some days now limes have been getting scarce. It appears Gilhooly, of the Union Saloon has been engineering a “corner” on the market. Yesterday the fruit dealers aimed to break the corner and telegraphed for two thousand dozen … this will knock the underpinnings out of the lime market. It may make sagebrushers think there is some sort of business revival going on.

100 YEARS AGO

No state is getting noticed more in magazines and periodicals than Nevada – and it is because of the divorce laws of the state. The latest sensation in print is “Reno Rever-ies,” which is being sold in all parts of the country highlighting the ease of divorces here and causing a tear to drop from the eye of Cupid.

70 YEARS AGO

The express agent has been advised of a federal law prohibiting interstate shipment of prison-made products. Articles produced by the prison include license plates and novelties such as leather work, bridles, bits, rings and cribbage boards.

50 YEARS AGO

A cure for cancer, a commentary on “The Ways of Women” and double and single curling irons are a new Nevada State Museum offering on exhibit in the ladies powder room.

20 YEARS AGO

Amid changing politics, Carson City resident Kim Edwards will travel to Baghdad to seek the release of her husband, Tony.

10 YEARS AGO

Veteran of the Legislature, Archie Pozzi Jr., 81, dies. Pozzi was known for his victory on a land-swap deal that enabled creation of Western Nevada Community College.

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