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22 Thursday, May !, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette r Gazette on the street... How effective do you think Clinton's Volunteer Army will be in hel00oing American Children? Pp Pahrump Pahrump Texas Pahrump DEAN JENSEN -- Retired CHARLES EVANS -- Retired trucker -- "I hope its to be very special effects -- "I don't think it positive -- if they follow through." will be very effective. As Clinton turned his country down when asked tO serve ill the mifitary." VIVIAN MORAN - Home health nurse -- "They are not -- if you don't know the background of the city or townthey live in. We live in a rural area and those much children (from rural areas) won't receive help ualess wanspettafion is provided." " D 482-301 6 No to Abuse 751 -111 8 Tonopah 24 Hr. Crisis Line Pahrump Nevada-then a00!tt now Archaeological Awareness/Historic Preservation Week by Phillip I. Earl Nevada Historical Society rom May 11 through May 17, various Nevada communities will be observing "Archaeological Awareness and Historic Preservation Week." Sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Nevada Office of Historic Preservation, the theme this year is "preservation Begins at Home." Readers interested in a schedule should call (702) 687-6360 or 687-6361. In Carson City, there will be walking tours of the city's his- toric district and a reception at the Roberts' House, 1217 North Carson Street on May 17. On the Comstock, a variety of dramatic presentations, lectures, a parade and tours will be featured. Washoe County will mark the occasion with a "Founder's Day" gathering at the LakeMansion on the grounds of the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, South Vir- ginia Street, Reno on May 9 at 5:00 p.m. Pat Klos will be lead- ing an architectural walking tour on May 17 and the Nevada AmArcs will sponsor a tour to Winnemucca Lake to view the remains of the lake's last steamer that day. Meet at Denny's parking lot, 1-80 at East McCarran, at 9 a.m., May 17. Call Oyvind Frock at 826-8779 for information on this tour. Boulder City and Las Vegas preservationists will be sponsoring a photo exhibit at the Boulder City Library. Cultural resource exhibits and demonstrations will be held at the Alan Bible Visitors Center at Lake Mead, and programs on Boulder City's history will be given by Mimi Rodden, historic preservation consultant. In Las Vegas, Bureau of Land Management personnel will be presenting a program on Ash Springs at the Las Vegas Public Library on May 15. Las Vegas High School, 7th and Bridger, and the surrounding resi- dential area will be the focus of a walking tour on May 17 spon- sored by the Preservation Asso- ciation of Clark County and the Nevada State Museum and His- toYical Society. For this tour, call Frank Wright at 486-5205. Eureka's celebration will in- clude an interpretative artifact dis- play and a lecture on Ruby Hill at the Eureka Opera House and a tour of the Ruby Hill site on May 17. Call Wally Cuchine at 237- 6006 for further information. The citizens of Austin will also be taking part with exhibits on women in Nevada history at Aus- tin High School and a lecture on "Women at Work" by Christi Shaw on May 15. The historic lecture series at the Gold Hill Hotel will be con- tinuing weekly through the end of August. This writer will speak on "prohibition on the Comstock" on May 6 and author/journalist Ty Cobb will hold forth on "A Kid on the Comstock" on May 15. Other weekly programs will include lectures on "Bottles and Taverns," the Donner Party, the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, Nevada myths and realities, Pony Express archaeology, Gold Hill history, borax mining, the Unionville Chinese Riot of 1869, Virginia City's Daughters of Charity, a lecture on Nevada artists by .lim McCormick and a program on Lilly Langtry. For a schedule on Gold Hill Hotel programs this summer, call Pat McMaster at (702) 847-0111.