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April 17, 1997

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2 Thursday, April 17,1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette Gazette on the street.. What are your ideas on a more equitable way to fund the government? worker-- "I have no MARIA TOLLI, Pahrump Housewife - "To save the taxpayer's a lot of moacy; make the patents of teens who have illegidmalechildxe both boys and g/ds financially /dso stop go'om.t officials from flglovwbokwodd at mpa's xp." tax would be a good idea." I think if they would keep their hand out I NOWOPEN Presents... The Home Fireman GRAND OPENING Introductory Offer 5 Model'#820-R-WH WHEN TIME IS CRITICAL, The Home Fireman TM Provides: emergency reaction center for your family's "action plan" in a crisis permanent location for fire extinguisher known to all family members. removable, 1-A:10-B:C rated extinguisher for liquid and electrical fires. NOTE: Never put water on a liquid fire, ie: grease, oil, gas, paint, etc. clearly visible =check value" on extinguisher for periodic review secured, 40 foot kink-resistent lay fiat hose (20 year estimated life) instant water source - 1/4 turn Quick Release Brass Ball Valve "properly equipped - 1/4 turn Quick Release Brass Sweeper Nozzle effective range exceeding 160 foot diameter (80 foot radius)- 40 feet of hose plus 40- 50 foot water stream with normal home pressure an unlimited water supply when needed - where needed conveniently stored in an attractive hard wood cabinet; out of sight can be operated by anyone over the age of six (provided trained) THE HOME RREMAN EMERGENCY CENTER IS APPROVED BY." 1. Nevada State Fire Marshall 2. Nevada State MFG'D Housing (Las Vegas division) 3. Nevada State Insurance Commission ALSO RECOMMENDED BY" "National Fire Protection Association" PAHRUMP 751-0711 2301 Winery Rd. (Bidg.B ste. los) Ask about Our Optional Installation and 5 Year Service & Maintenance Contract LOCATIONS HENDERSON 558-7770 726 W. Sunset Rd. with smoke detectors report far less fires than home without? =Smoke detectors discover some fires so early that they can be controlled by the occupants without involving the fire department. The more significant factor is the impact of the smoke detectors in detecting fires early so that people are able to control them." (National Fire Protection Association - NFPA Journal - October 1994) The Fact is... Most deadly fires occur in the home: *76% of all structures fires are Residential ( 13 Million a year) *80% of all Fire Deaths (mostly children) occurred in the home (4,000 annually) *$4,843,000,000.00 (almost $5 Billion) in residentla! damage is suffered annually *99% of residential fires (non-arson) start when people are home *83% of all fires start between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. Who... Puts Out 13 Million residential Rres Each Year? *Women put out 50% of all house fires *Men extinguish 30% of all house fires *Children, Neighbors and passers-by put out 12% *Rre Departments extinguish 8% HOW#., can you protect your family and home when: *In 4 minutes a fire can engulf a home *In 2 to 5 miniJtss a mobile home can bum to the ground. Defend Yourmlfl Data compiled from the U.S. Fire Administration, U.S. DeparVne of Commerce, National Data Center, National Fire Protection Association, Atlanta Journal Constilution and the Commission for a F'I) Safe GeorCa Pahrump Valley Gazette successor to: Death Valy Gateway Gazette Established 1981 Founders, Robert & H. Unsey Lowes i, Publisher Goldfield Group Publisher, Inc. Reporter/Photographer C. Michael Carlson Andy HoltMann Special Features Patti Babcock Columnist Mike Dougherty Slim Simes PattiBabcock Dave Downing Production Director Dann Weeks Production Kevin J. Simpson Teresa Stanton Gina Moore Ann Smart Photography Ethel Messer Bruce Stevenson Advertising Director Carlton McCaslin Account Executives Ann Nusbaum Secretary Beverly Sacca Resident Agent/ Controller Marie Lapnore Administration/ Circulation Angle Lapdore, .Admin. Asst. Norm Leavitt, Distribution Community Participation & Current Memberships Nevada Press Association Baker Chamber of Commerce Beatty Chamber of Commerce Death Valley Chamber of Commerce Pahrump Chaml3er of Commerce Tonopah Chamber of Commerce 111- 4/10- 12,1/,21,24,1Z nl- 4/11- I1,12, KI4, U liT- 4/12- gl, 14, Z7, N, 14 1/11- I, 1, H, ZI, II IN' 4/14- l, fl, 14,11, llll Ill- 4/11- 4,11, II, II, II IB- 4111- 11, Zt, U, II, I! aOTTO Ig'- 4/1l- 1,11,12,11,11,11 Ilk 4/11- I, 11, t7, U, @, U Fer Lette NIIIIrl lll (619) 852-4242 Charles Brown General Store Sboabene, California Open am to 9 pin 7 DAYS A WEEK Weather Forecast Northern Friday...A sfight chance of showers west...no precipitation elsewhere. Lows in the 30s to mid 4Os. Highs upper 60s to mid 70s. Saturday...A slight chance of showers most areas. Low mid 30s to mid 40s. Sunday...No precipita- tion. Low mid 30s to lower 40s. High upper 60s to mid 70s. Southern Friday through Sunday...No precipitation. Lows mostly in the 50s. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s. Desert Weather Courtesty of the world's tallest. Thermometer, Baker, California, home of the Bun Boy restaurant. Call the Therometer at (800)204-TEMP The Pahrump Va/ley Gazette, formerly known as the Death Valley Gateway Gazette, I (USPS 709-230), established July 22, 1983, adjudicated as a legal newspaper of I general circulation July 10, 1985, is published weekly on Thursday by Goldfield I Group Publishers, Inc. Editorial, production, and advertising offices at the Valley View I Pla 1330 Hwy. 160, Ste. 3, Pahrump, Nevada 89048. Telephone 702/727-5583 or [ FAX 702/727-7192. Second-class postage paid at Pahnanp, Nevada and additional I mailing offices. Postmaster. send address changes to The Pahrump Valley Gazette, P. O. Box 97795, Las Vegas, Nevada 89193. For billing or subscription inquiries please teletme $00/682-2640. Copyrights: No part of this puldicafion may be copied or lxoduced by rely meres widu3et tbe exim written pmnission of tbe Publishe Included are photos, sto6es, staff prodnced adveement colunms, cano and all