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No. 120 November - December 2002

Cover
Ballantine Holiday Scene

Features
A History of Brewing in Thornton, Illinois Bob Skilnik 9
P. Ballantine & Sons of Newark, New Jersey John Smallshaw 15
ABA- XXI Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada Stan Galloway 27

Vignettes
Repeal: Investors Rush to Beer as Brokers Predict Fortunes Fortune Magazine, 1938 7
Labelology: Label History of Thornton, Illinois. Bob Kay 13
Mixing Beer and Elephants Michael Don Knapik 24
Miss Rheingold: Fan Renews Friendship with Childhood "Girl of his Dreams" Rick Goeren 31

Departments
ABA People, Places and Things 2
ABA Exchange Reports 6
The World of Beer Edward W. Johnson 14
ABA Label Source Shannon King 22
Back Roads 34
The Brewery Browse 39
Upcoming Breweriana Events 41
ABA Coaster Source Scott Reich 44








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