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482-301 6 No to Abuse 751 -- 11 8 --ono 9ah 24 Hr. Crisis Line Pahrum t k. Pahrump Valley Gazette, Thursday, July 10, 1997 19 Gazette on the street... How do you feel about changing the U. S. National Anthem Pahrump to America the Beautiful o,' America? Las Vegas Pahrump Pahrump STAN LUNDSTROM -- Loan IGHT-- KEN PETERSON -- Business i r "dn ....... owner- Idontfeellikel snght office--I o titshould like it ' .... t' " changed. Nextthing you know we the wayitis:" at all. There is nothing that is like it the way it is. I like the will be changing all of the , improper about it, for Us day other songs but we shouldn't to that. rm Constitution. I think we should and it's tradition." change, when just keep it." political." i i i Compiled by Gazette staff photographers i i Nevac !a - then and now N Nevada arts and crafts show coming up by Phillip L Earl Nevada Historical Society ext Saturday, July 19, the staff of the Nevada Historical Also showing on Saturday will be examples of Native American bas- Society will be hosting the opening of a new exhibition in the ketry from the collections of the Nevada Historical Society, hand crafted Changing Gal- walking sticks, pioneer house- lery of the Reno museum, 1650 North Virginia St. "I Made that!: Nevada Crafts, Past and Present." To be featured are the works of a local craft guild, The Great Basin Basketmakers. Established in 1987 to ex- plore traditional and non-tra- ditional 'basketry, the guild holds third Thursday Work- shops at the Sierra Arts Cen- ter, Flint and Court Streets, Reno, once a month. Beginning basketmakers are welcome, as are those who have an interest in traditions and techniques of basketry. The members also sponsor field trips for those interested in natural materials, and na- tionally recognized teachers are brought in for basketmaking sessions sev- eral times a year. On Saturday, guild mem- Basketry and craft items from the collections of the Nevada Historical Society. photo by Nevada Historical Society bers will be putting on demonstrations of their craft as well as displaying their work. Readers interested in becoming a part of this unique organiza- tion should call 826-9513 for further information. hold craft items and other trea- sures of the past. In conjunc- tion with the new show, the Historical Society is also spon- soring the Third Annual "Ice Cream Social and Arts and Crafts Fair." Anyone interested in a booth should contact Nita Phillips at (702) 688-1191. Time is short, so don't procras- tinate ! There will also be perfor- mances by Loose Change, a barbershop quartet, and a melo- drama in the style of early the- atrical troups by the Sparks Little Theatre. Sally Zanjani will be signing her new book, "A Mine of Her Own: Women Prospectors in the American West, 1850-1950," and Don Hardesty will be on hand to sign his new book, "The Ar- chaeology of the Donner Party." The exhibition, craft show and other events kick off at noon on Saturday and the public is invited without charge. For further information, call the Nevada Historical Society in Reno at (702) 688- 1191.