Past Pages Sept. 19
130 YEARS AGO
All sorts: “Hanky Monky” is what the Chinese call the man who drives the Glenbrook stage. (That is Hank Monk).
A Sagebrush Pilgrim: Mrs. E. Clements (Yank’s wife) will take part in a celebration held by the descendants of the Pilgrim Fathers. She is the only known descendant of the Pilgrims belonging to Nevada. Some of the quaint old furniture at Yank’s came over in this very ship.
120 YEARS AGO
Harmonious Coloring: Mr. Ed Blanchard is a painter of the right sort and thoroughly understands his work. A good painter can tell just how a piece of work is going to look before he has completed it.
70 YEARS AGO
Many new students at Carson High: Senior class: Bill Dolan, from Lovelock, Nevada; Ray Spencer from Tahoe City, Calif.
50 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: Year end clearance of 1960 Rambler wagons. You can own a Rambler for as little as $39.25 per month! The world’s most popular 6-cylinder wagon. Weist’s Motors, 1605 N. Carson.
20 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: The Royal Lipizzaner Stallion Show at Lawlor Events Center. The stallions are horses of nobility, the ultimate expression of an art form which dates back to the 16th century. Tickets $13.50.
10 YEARS AGO
Work on the $3.29 million overlay of the street from Hot Springs Road to Stewart Street was done almost painlessly … according to Scott Magruder.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.