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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 19 April 1973
BKilfUEia Mi y rjSfr \ \ - ^ |& 30 LB. BAG RANCH STYLE BEANS 303 CAN , 1 WglYE WING FLOUR 25 LB. BAG 5 LB. BAG *- All-Purpote FLOUR j ctmmikii rgjjgn HUNTS TOMATO SAUCE 8 OZ. CAN FOR HOLSUM SMALL EGGS a torn CHIPS HOT DOG BUNS PKG. MORTON'S fGTATQE CHIPS • 59f KRAFT MIRACLE WHIP QT. Pearl-Falstatt . Thrt^ -Away . . . . I (,*. witn coupon Limit 1 Per Family Good Only at Val-U Mart Thru 4-25-73 B CLOUD TISSUE 2 Roll Pack MUSTARD Kraft 25 Oz. Kraft Miracle Whip DIXIE PLATES / too COUNT $ LARGE SIZE MINIATURE MARSHMALLOWS SINGLES 12 oz. M< CREAM CHEESE .p.h.11.ai.,e.lt.'h.1.a. soz. 29< Pillsbury COOKIES Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, Sugar • • "V SiaaSEPwes jBBBe(i!l!i£C HEAD A SHOULDERS SHAMPOO Lotion or Tube Super Size DRUGS PHILLIPS Milk of Magnesia With Coupon Limit 1 Per Family Good Only at Val-U Mart Thru 4-25-73 SB FOLGER'S COFFEE 1 Lb. Can With Coupon Limit 1 Per Family Good Only at Val-U | Mart Thru 4-25-73 With Coupon Limit 1 Per Family Good Only at Val-U Mart Thru_4...
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 19 April 1973
■■■■■■■ " THURSDAY^ APRlL 19, 1973 THE RIO GRANDE HERALD RIO GRANDE CITY PAGE14 & DRESSES mkm:' . rf, reg. 2.99 BLOUSES reg. 6.99 * SHORT SETS rec. 5.99 GIRLS MESSES men 7 SHIRTS ir (boys) SHORT SETS $199 $199, |# to L% & ■girls] * CAPRIS PANTS SHIRTS reg . 2.99 girls CAPRIS ireg. 8.99i PANTS reg, 3.99 DRESS FABRIC reg. 2.99 big spool IthreadI polyester DOUBLE KNIT reg. 1.99 JERSEY «G.69 PANT FABRIC AO< ZIPPERS 12„sl°.° acrylic-nylon reg 2.99 Bros. STARR PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER SALE STARTS TODAY! :! * < 1; - 2
Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 19 April 1973
VARIETY STORES MADE-UP EASTER BASKETS FROM 98' - %t: FOLDING COTS >99 ALUMINUM ALUMINUM LOUNGE CHAISE CHAIRS LOUNGE $2 FOLDING BED 6 PKG WITH 1 INCH MATTRESS ICE CHEST $9r 99* ALUMINUM ROCKERS $5r 30 QT ICE CHEST NO HANDLE 36 QT. ICE CHEST WITH HANDLE PLASTIC POOLS 48 QT. ICE CHEST TWIN HANDLE 99 s2l JEANETTE GLASS TUMBLERS II 1/2 OZ. SET OF 8 6or$1. ASSORTED STTLES LADIES SAHDALS 16 OZ. SET OF THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1973 THE RIO GRANDE HERALD RIO GRANDE CITY PAGE 15 RARADE IN FOR EASTER VALUES $ir GET EVERYTHING FOR EASTER AT e< WINNS e/s B^er LuPs V^o^eS N «, ** % vc ^ * . _„o<* Cups I GALLON STYROFOAM JUG $17 PLASTIC ICE CHEST >4r 6." I 1/2 GALLON BROWN KEG JUG $ls.7 Stair Plaza Shopping Onter Winn's VARIETY'STORES
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 19 April 1973
7//cp(mc/om cmdjave/ot SaaTet You wouldn't believe it! & !# $ ^ \V V^v\>c TfUutuidle'<i STARR PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER THURSDAY. APRIL 19. 1973 THE RIO GRANDE HERALD RIO GRANDE CITY PAGE 16 jllllllill:!1' Hop on Down the x* Bunny Trail... \o ^\o°s0S Skirts Shorts oo Pant x Suits x . Xs & $ i § D^Shirts vc SweQferS0^ Sale Starts And many, many, many pretty things too pretty, to mention! Boutique Juvenile STARR PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER
Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 19 April 1973
THE RIO GRANDE HERALD RIO GRANDE CITY PAGE 17 THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1973 CONGRESSMAN KIKA de la GARZA Reports WASHINGTON D.C.--TheSea Grant program authorized by Congress in 1966 and now up for continuance has considerable significance for South Texas, And, according to a Texan who recently appeared before the House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, of which I am a member, it is "the most important and successful piece of legislation related to marine sources which Congress has passed." The witness was John Cal- houn, now vice president for Academic Affairs at Texas A&M. Mr. Calhoun, who has been associated directly with the Sea Grant program in sev- eral ways, said the program's inherent advantages and suc- cesses stem from three factors: (1) The program has provided a stimulus to identify and bring together a consideration of all aspects of the marine resources fteld, which no other legislation and no other Federal program has done. (2) The program deals with people wh...
Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 19 April 1973
tell it like it IS* • • THE RIO GRANDE HERALD THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1973 PAGE 18 by RAUL TREJO HERALD MANAGING EDITOR Corpse Discovery Ends Months Of Worry The Starr County Commi • t«inTs ineetiiig in a Fri- day afternoon session last week -..unto some stormy ex- change of words over the re-opening of the now abolished - Starr Cotinty Right-Of-Way office. The office previously held by present Starr County Attorney Alex Gabert was closed , only after the court had fought over the need of the office. In the meeting to close the -office County Commissioner Atnado Pena had recommended that Joel Guerrero Jr. be hired to replace GaberW However, County Judge Mario [•:, Ra- mirez urged that the office be consolidated with that dl count) attorney after Gabert agreed, since there- was little need for the office but did agree to let Gabert hire either of the two applicants for the job, Guerrero and Ar-\ turo Clarke", in case he needed them. At last Friday's meeting Commissioner Pena again in- tr...
Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 19 April 1973
-'M 4 % ' 4 n i - *• > 4 THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1973 THE RIO GRANDE HERALD RIO GRANDE CITY PAGE 19 Few Changes Seen In Price Of Meats The consumer hoping to And post-boycott meat bargains Is going to be disappointed, ac- cording to an Associated Press sampling of lamb, beef and pork prices in several major cities across the country. The AP checked the prices of eight meat items In 11 cities on April2 — the first business day of the week-long boycott and the day the Internal Revenue Service began enforcing price ceilings Imposed by President Nixon. It rechecked the same cuts at the same supermarkets on April 16. The survey showed that 40 items — or 46 per cent — were unchanged in price over the two-week period; 21 — or about 25 per cent — decreased In price; 17 — or about 20 per cent — cost more; and 10 were unavailable either the first or second survey date. P rice cuts ranged from a fraction of one per cent to more than 30 per cent for certain items on spe- cial sale. The survey al...
Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 19 April 1973
READ and SUBSCRIBE TO THE RIO GRANDE ONLY Local Up To The Hour NEWS SOCIAL SPORTS « First in The Rio Grande - 1 HERALD liv'. MAIL and DELIVERED THURSDAY A YEAR ANYWHERE IN STARR COUNTY 50 ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD FOR COVERAGE OF LOCAL INTEREST NEWS STORIES AND LOCAL BARGAINS BY LOCAL MERCHANTS SUBSCRIBE NOW Also The Best Bargains In Town Read Local Sales In The Rio Grande Herald m Name _ Adress City __ Zip ( ) Money Order ( ) Check No Canh... Please Mail To RIO GRANDE HERALD P.O. BOX 452 Rio Grande City, Tx 78582
Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 19 April 1973
V x ' ft CPL Elects Vice Presidents THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1973 THE RIO GRANDE HERALD RIO GRANDE CITY PAGF ► < -4 h l M 4 _ I - "t ' S.B. (Benny) Denton and Fred C. Repper were elected vice presidents of Central Pow- er and Light Company at a meeting of the CPL board of directors in Corpus Christi last week, and Florine Gupton was named assistant secretary of the utility firm. All other officers of the com- pany were re-elected. They are Barney M. Davis, president and chief executive officer; R. E. Horine, Aaron E. Autry, H.K. Howard, Alice Huebner, W.C. Price, Wayne G. Siegelin and W.P. Smith Jr., vice presi- dents; Frank R. Lane, control- LEGAL NOTICE The Board of Trustees of the Roma Independent School Dist- rict hereby gives notice of intent to sell one parcel of land approximately 130*x90' and improvements thereon located at Salineno, Texas. Sealed bids will be received in the Business Office of the Roma Independent School Dis- trict until 7:00 P.M. Wednes- day, April 25, 1973....
Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 19 April 1973
THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1973 THE RIO GRANDE HERALD PAGE 22" LEGAL NOTICE About By PATSY JACKSON It was quite evident when Capt. Bill Spencer of McAllen, one of the POWs released re- cently by the North Vietnam- ese, spoke to the Rio Grande Valley Press Club Saturday, that his delightful sense of hu- mor helped him through his try- ing nine month experience. Shot down in July of 1972, Capt. Spencer told of his feel- ings upon being captured and his treatment the first 36 hours after he surrendered to the throngs of Vietnamese surroun- ding him with pitchforks, guns and threatening gestures when "his parachute landed outside of Hanoi. He told of feeling intense fear, which lasted only minutes before reason and common sense took over, when he first realized that he would have to abandon his plane and when he was afraid that his captors might shoot him when he tried to escape to the foothills. He was confined without food or water for 36 hours in an up- right position with his arms so tight...
Page 23 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 19 April 1973
i. 1". r -t A 4 , ): J, - \ ~ X' -• 1 \l - i < i > 300 E. MAIN RIO GRANDE CITY that's where its at IN Furniture Air Conditioners Appliance And An/thing For Your Home! "'3 THE RIO GRANDE HERALD PAGE 23 RABANITOS TOR CHARLES SCHUL2 "MA ft tW m, en la} HI^ToWA: o 4-1 m i&aoHOAi lo&, iiwao Acmq )(U toACEPIEG LA &ALIPAPNO lAAPlD^ M IMM, &)E-M/£ A FEpDIDO EM. lAWSf90APa- BEtGfe^- , 'EUPAFtLEGMDv fPRlNTQALAREAUU^ (T ^EHToeeeT d<4 f\cm\tf Kit UDE<3? ant? G on- egfepd r^Jr a: ' )R «0E r //Noc^EbfP- , r/W COMA UNA IE KOCIOWA r 1__1 NX.IURNA a- V5 K-TABA X> KN6ANU0 * iSSTo 9$ WWG\®£! i05A\O PDEPO LANZAP CUAHPO TOD06 Vlf N EM A LA LOAAA PAf$ mc^PAAE: ft:6uHTA^? I 16 Ml GEQTA£ ON A <X CM fAV\A VAl-A r^OE- . IE AAJEE - CAPLII06.' "~V 7 EE d£EE E^TA OOJ^DO". HO RJE& l&mWL ': ■' V/ * fdlE QA^CUEN'\ Z/ffft w) ^&TAr "T\ \\\mv <mv[ j&\ u tf\ a v i o an ft OvWP <?/ / —J&j i^CgfZA BOla! /' (DIX) EE- MONDO EGTA 60lANCX)-'/^roKBE| LA a ME AVJ8UAU...
Page 24 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 19 April 1973
' V CREDIT NOW !N P*OGRSS cm NOW IN PROGRESS 4-PC. CONTEMPORARY BEDROOM jw 11 '! CU.FT. It NO FROST REFRIGERATOR , REG. clean $-)QC i S3j9.« SIS? & I WMS CLEAN $169.95 PRICE THIS IS TRuLY r t VINYL RECLINERS choice of colors clean c / o sweep priti- ww DOLLAR SWEEP CANNISTER SETS CHOICE DECOR ASH TRAYS KITCHEN SINK SETS CANDY DISHES SERVING TRAYS 3 PC.SALAD SETS BATHROOM SETS DECOR. FRUITS & PLANTS NOW IN PROGRESS Y LFD NOW IN PROGRESS % WE ARE "WINDING UP" THE GREATEST YEAR IN OUR HISTORY! TAKE ADVANTAGE OF LITERALLY THOUSANDS OF ITEMS THAT HAVE BEEN MARKED FOR IMMEDIATE CLEARANCEI EVERYTHING IS REDUCED! CLEAN SWEEP SALE! LIVING ROOM SWEEP 7« LIVING ROOM GROUP. Cu*- w BEDDING-SIttiP CREDIT WASHER & DRYER PAIR s347 CORNER SLEEP GROUP MAKES INTO 2 TWIN BEDS REG. CLMK Slgg GROUP OF MEDITERRANEAN LIVING ROOM TAB^ K clean sweep price CLEAN S289.95 SJST REG S429.90 clean swee' price REG.>119.95 THIS IS TRULY 9 CLEAN SWEEP SALE! DINETTE SWEEP APPIIANG SWEEPS •cg ■ CO. Mtf.M...
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 26 April 1973
r. RIO GRANDE Serving over 5000 readers over 55 years TPA Award Winning Newspaper Ten Cents Vol. XXXI No. 17 Thursday, April 26, 1973 Rio Grande City, Texas (I; L I- I - T ' t- r .(-• Intent to murder filed against Garza Two Starr County men are still in McAllen General Hos- pital following a shooting late Easter Sunday at Falcon State Park. Jose Galvan is listed in guarded condition and Marcos Muniz Jr., is in satisfactory condition. Both are from the community of Los Barreras. According to Starr County Sheriff Reymundo Alvarez, the two men were shot with a pistol when they approached a car occupied by a man they thought they recognized. Alvarez said Galvan and Mu- Farmers entitled nik, were having a picnic with companions when the car cir- cled the area several times. They later approached the ve- hicle thinking they knew the driver, and the driver started firing as soon as they ap- proached the car. Arraigned Tuesday morning after being arrested by U. S. Border Patrol Officers tr...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 26 April 1973
PAGE 2 town H|,i tinsa peterson mm vnrnmm « ■ W s,r.s, i«s ^j^jrarei ;'* 1 ■mTm Pf'i '' V 1SPS;' mm s fm mm t \ What a wonderful treat it was to spend Easter afternoon outdoors with friends and family. Many people enjoyed the day in this man- ner on the beautiful day we were blessed with Sunday. It seems that there is just something healthy and wholesome about being outdoors, and we almost always feel better after an outing with friends and loved ones. Children, especially, like flowers, seem to blos- som forth with sunshine and fresh air. * * * * It's especially nice to see our outdoor recreational facilities being used by so many people. Many of our tax dollars are spent each year keeping up our state parks and roadside resting areas, but only on such special holidays as the one just past are they really taken full advantage of. We Valley residents are very lucky to have several excellent recreational areas nearby. Falcon Lake offers something for all, whether you choose fishing, ...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 26 April 1973
After two years...:: t - w ;q i ■i < «• • . i . Ponce-Acevedo murders remain unsolved S:: On a sunny spring day two :£ years ago, two teen-age high school girls left their homes in this small town near the Mexi- can border and walked toward •j: a movie theater. Six days later, the nude bod- ies of Maria Christina Ponce, 17, and Leticia Acevedo, 16, & washed ashore on the Mexico £ side of the Rio Grande. One had been strangled with a belt, the other with a piece of i;:j her own clothing. % Two years after the April 21, ;!•: 1971, slayings, the case has not been solved. Officers still are 8 not sure whether the girls were murdered on the Texas or Mex- ico side of the border. One intriguing aspect of the case became public immediate- ly. Leticia and Cristina were to have testified just days after their disappearance at a narco- tics hearing before Justice of the Peace B. S. Lopez of Rio Grande City. Although veteran District Attorney Randall Nye said, "1 prefer to keep the inves...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 26 April 1973
PAGE 4 >. u $P?.cr<r Club schedules... '1 -j- CLUB SCHEDULES, APRIL 26 - MAY 2 Thursday, April 26 Civic Luncheon Club noon R.G.C. Garden Club 7:30 Florence J. Scott Study Club 7:00 Fashions for Fun Style Show 8:00 Friday, April 27 Rotary Club noon R.G.C. Sewing Club 3;oo Jaycees 8:00 Zeke's Member's Home West Grammar Rattler's Den Member's Home Clubhouse Sunday, April 29 Don't forget to set your watches up an hour for Daylight Savings! Wednesday, May 2 Florence J. Scott Study Club 7:00 President's Dinner Knights of Columbus 8:00 K.C. Hall Roma Lions Club 8:00 V.F.W. Hall 1 •f DECISIONS, DECISIONS—Miss Gllda Madrigal and her classmates at Rio Grande City High School had decisions to make last Thursday on Class Officers Election Day. She Is shown studying some of the many campaign signs which decorated every available space on the campus during the election. It was a spirited election with campaign speeches gi- ven during the day, Teen Rock Groups playing for crowds of students ...
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 26 April 1973
* 4 • + „ i : I + "J "X" -.1; i TiT ti: * i * •j;* A ( FlKST iSSUf inaugurating the UNITEO STATES POSTAL SERVICE JULY 1 1971 A Letter To The Editor PAGE 5 April 18, 1973 OPEN LETTER County Commissioners Starr County Gentlemen: I respectfully request the county commissioners' court, the county attorney and the county surveyor to look into the matter of the southern boundary of Britton Avenue and determine its true location so that you will be aware of the fact that this part of Brit- ton Avenue has been converted Into a dump and junk yard. Davis Landing, a historical landmark is covered with weeds and stubble. It appears that there is no responsible costodians of public streets and roads. Nearby, another landmark, the Old Ebony Tree, which Tla Lou Davis treasured as the shot where she was born Is no more. The first provisional shelter built by Capt. Henry Clay Davis and his wife Dona Hilaria was located on the southeast corner of Water Street and Britton Avenue. It was in this house ...
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 26 April 1973
I *— « Austin Notebook By Stuart Long PAGE 6 AUSTIN—There's something wonderful about de- mocracy. You simply can't believe what you hear proposed as members of the Texas House of Representatives tilt their lances at this and that in the nine billion dollar appropriations bill. About 175 amendments were piled high on the or- nate old desk where Speaker Price Daniel Jr., and Parliamentarian Bob Johnson preside. One by one they were laid out. The authors spoke to them, extolled the merits of the amendments and the demerits of the proposed item of spending which they sought to wipe out and purge from the policies of the State of Texas. Then the "writers of the bill," like Reps. Walt Parker of Denton, Fred Agnich of Dallas and Nell Caldwell of Alvin, explained why the money was there, how it had been justified by the State agency concerned, and moved to table the amendment. Nearly every time the amendment was tabled. Us- ually the votes were big. Usually "record votes" were demanded, an...
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 26 April 1973
J. •X- I - I /1' Nixon Proposes Changes In Welfare Regulations PAGE 7 WASHINGTON - The Nixon administration has pro- posed sweeping changes in fed- eral welfare rules to help states weed out ineligible and over- paid recipients. The new regulations an- nounced Thursday, cover eligi- bility, appeals hearings and re- covery of overpayments. They could save hundreds of millions of dollars In the $18 billion-e- year wel&re system, said Rob- ert B. carleson, a special as- sistant on welfare matters in the Department of Health, Edv> cation and Welfiire. He said the initial reaction from state welfare adminis- trators has been "over- whelmingly positive." Carleson, Gov. Ronald Rea- gan's former welfare director, was brought to Washington by HEW Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger to promote Califor- n 1 a-etyle welfare reform throughout the nation. When HEW threatened last year to withhold nearly $500 Loss Of Bingo May End School BROWNSVILLE — Bishop John J. Fltzpatrick of the Dio- cese ...
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Rio Grande Herald — 26 April 1973
r " DPS seeks applicants PAGE 8 L AUSTIN — Colonel Wilson E. Spelr, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, announced today the DPS is accepting applications for ap- pointment to the post of patrol- man. And for the first time since the State law enforcement a - gency was created on 1935, female applicants will be con- sidered for patrolman posi- tions. Also, the DPS director noted that the department has been increasingly successful in re- cruiting persons from minority groups to patrolman positions and said efforts in this direc- tion will continue. Speir said general qualifica- tions for DPS patrolmen are these: Applicants must be 20 through 35 years of age (inclu- sive); good moral character; excellent physical condition; height not less than 68 inches nor more than 76 inches; weight not less than two pounds nor more than 3 1/2 pounds per inch of height; visual acuity no worse than 20/40 correctable to 20/20; and a citizen of the United States. Educational re- quireme...