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.- Pahrump Valley Gazette, Thursday, May 29, 1997 19 .-, 3w would license if child support payments Shoshone Solder, KY Dopey, CA Gazette on the street... 1 you r00oi about o Iow cancoll, ng ony 00tote h Bob Carter-- Mine owner' "I Bob   Construction :. "I james Miuri -, Retired Marian Davis-- Retired Kelly Russel.- Housewife: "I think that definitely should be think it would beallright. I don't manufacturing ,, "They should accountant -- "I think that they think that would be a good idea! implementedofcoursedepending know how they wolald make make their payments like every should pay '. absolutelyi Key They need to take care of their on the seriousness of the case." payments if they did lose their other working person." shouldcancelalllicenses, anything kids, take their responsibilities?' license. But there should be some to make them pay child support:" penalty." Compiled by 482-301 6 No to Abuse 751 - 111 8 Tonopah 24 Hr. Crisis Line Pahrump Nevada- then and now 0 Beatty Railroad Days coming up by Phillip I. Earl Nevada Historical Society n Friday, June 6, volunteers from the Beatty Museum & Historical Society will open "Beatty Railroad Days," a three-day celebration of-the lore and legend of [ this historic Nevada community. Located on High- way 95 in the southern section of Nye County, Beatty is the only sur- viving community of some 15 spawned by the mining boom which centered on the Bullfrog District at the turn of the century. Named in honor of Montillus Beatty, a pioneer of Oasis Val- ley who settled in the area in the 1880s, Beatty was a transpor- tation and supply cen- ter for surrounding mining operations A Las Vegas & Tonopah Railroad rig in Beatty, 1914. rather than a mining camp. As such, Beatty was served by three railroads---the Las Vegas & Tonopah, the Bullfrog & Goldfield and the Tonopah & Tidewater. Beatty also got in on the early automobile boom and the development of highways, becoming a stop on the original Bonanza Highway (Highway 95 today) from Las Vegas north in the early 1920s. Beatty also became the "Gateway to Death Valley." At 4 p.m. Friday, the festivities will kick off with a hay ride through town. A pig roast will follow at 6:30 p.m. and a street dance at 9 p.m. On Saturday I morning, a parade will be featured and the remainder of the day will be taken up with an arts and crafts show, miniature rail- road and antique au- tomobile displays, horseshoe pitching, an outdoor theatrical pre- sentation and various other programs. An- other pig roast will begin at 5 p.m., fol- lowed by a box social at the park, another dramatic production and a dance with live music at the Sour- dough Saloon. Outdoor church services in the park photo by Nevada Historical Society will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday and an or- ganized children's games program begins at 1 p.m. A wagon and bicycle parade follows at 2:30 p.m. and a costume and swimsuit show begins at 3 p.m. Venues for vendors are still available and reservations for overnight stays should be made right away. The costume theme is early-day Nevada, 1900-20, so come in your finest period duds if you have them. For further information, call (702)-553-2967.