Miss Nellie Thorston Balloonist 1880
:i The \Vhite.tide county agricultural society, have engaged Misa Nellie Thurtitoxi to make a lwll(X)n asceusioii, at the fair in .Sterling, next September. Misa Thuniton ia a lady twenty-one years old, and film bun made nearly three hundred ascensions. She is the only lady balloonist in the United States, and the must successful balloonist balloonist now living. She will make an aa eentiion at Kockford, Wednesday, and in thiH city Friday. Miss Thuratou is engaged at greater expense than any balloonist that-has ever been in the Mate, the society wishing to sustain their promises in regard to attractions.