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A Lady in Boomtown: Miners and Manners on the Nevada Frontier - Page 4

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Chapter 11 San Francisco… April 18, “ A Violent Heaving and Shaking!”… The Scene at the Palace... A Refugee in Black Lace and Feathers… Curbside Cookout on Nob Hill… A Lost Layette and Greater Tragedies… Riding an Express Wagon Through the Smoking Ruins Chapter 12 The Day the Banks Closed… Depression- the Mining Town’s and Mine… Roundup at the Bell Ranch… First Day’s Ride for a Tenderfoot… Bull Fights, Dogies, and Professional Wranglers Chapter 13 Boomtown Visitors…“ There’s a Lady in Tonopah”… The Cowboy Meets the Philosopher… A Gift of Flowers Chapter 14 An Old Friend Becomes Governor… Launching the “ Nevada”… Other Old- Timers Rise to Fame… Hugh and the American Bar… Dining with the Herbert Hoovers Chapter 15 Tonopah goes to War… New Divorce Laws and Old Social Strata… A Harrowing Ride in My Thomas Flyer… A More Harrowing Ride in an Army Tank Chapter 16 Changing Times in Boomtown… Gala Luncheon at Lake Tahoe… Professional Honors for a Husband… Reprise of Boomtown Memories… Farewell, Tonopah



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