The Mathis News (Mathis, Tex.), Vol. 67, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 14, 1990 Page: 2 of 18
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The electric heat pump is much more energy efficient.
It’s also a lot more comfortable.”
“ - David Mathews
• ; X Mathews Heating &
,, Air Conditioning, Inc.
Thursday, June 14,1990
»By Alice Lea
George Power celebrated his 77th
>> birthday Saturday. He was honored
with a barbeque, and his friends fur-
nished music. A fun time was had by
Bill Hickey did not lose his foot,
but he lost two toes and may lose
another one. Due to his diabetic con-
;*> dition, the healing will be slow.
The Gene Dittlingers received
word that their daughter’s husband
■ was killed in a truck accident in
There will be no Ladies Club
meetings during June, July and
A pair of Cardinals built a nest in a
basket on my back porch. The
female sat on the eggs for 14 days,
then threw the shells out. Now the
male gets food for his little family.
He sings and it is interesting to
watch them. One can learn a lot
from these little birds.
Today is the tomorrow you wor-
ried about yesterday and all is well!
Summer Bilingual Program Offered
The Mathis Independent School
District will offer a summer bil-
ingual program for children who are
limited speakers of English and who
will be eligible for admission to
kindergarten or first-grade in
The program will be held for eight
consecutive weeks, June 27 to Aug.
21, from 8 a.m. to noon at Hardin
The program is especially design-
ed to help young children develop
English language oral skills. In-
struction will focus on introducing
language development essential
elements that will be taught for
mastery in kindergarten and first-
grade next school year. Students
who participate in this program will
be able to perform better
academically and be successful in
school next year.
Attendance in this summer school
program will not determine place-
ment in a bilingual classroom during
the regular school year. The pro-
gram is designed to help children
whether or not bilingual placement
next fall is chosen.
For more information or registra-
tion, call Weber-Hardin at 547-9143,
or the Media Center at 547-6222.
Mr. and Mrs. David R. McCown of
San Patricio announce the birth of
their first child, Marshall David, on
June 5, 1990, at 6:46 a.m. at Spohn
Hospital in Corpus Christi.
At birth, he weighed 7 lbs., 4¥2 oz.
and measured 20x/2 inches.
Grandparents are Mrs. Orville
McCown of San Patricio, Mr. and
Mrs. Herbert Franke, Jr. of Corpus
Christi and JoAnn Franke of
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Swink of San
Patricio are the great-grandparents.
Juan Antonio and Yolanda
S; Figueroa Gutierrez announce the
birth of their son, Juan Carlos, on
June 6,1990, at 7:30 p.m. at Humana
Hospital in Corpus Christi.
At birth, he weighed 6 lbs, 12 oz.
/ and measured 19 inches.
h He is welcomed home by his
brother, Juan Antonio Gutierrez II.
Paternal grandparents are Ricar-
do and Maria Hernandez Gutierrez,
and maternal grandparents are
Alfredo and Ofilia Del Bosque
Figueroa, all of Mathis.
Teresa Martinez Del Bosque of
Laredo is the great-grandmother.
June Mills, Marilee Morin and
Teresa Hassison attended a “Prime
Time over Forty and Lovin It”
Corner of East St. Mary's & Duval
across Elem. & Jr. High Schools
10 a.m. - Bible School
11 a.m.-Communion & Preaching
6 p.m. - Evening Service
7 p.m. - WEDNESDAY SERVICE
7 p.m. - WOMEN S BIBLE STUDY
(Thursday) Mrs. Bream - teacher
R. E. (Gene) BREAM - Minister
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Regulations Changed For Anglers
64th ANNIVERSARY — Marvin and Edna Edmondson will celebrate
their 64th anniversary Thursday, June 14. The couple was married
June 14, 1926, in San Antonio. They have four children: Jody King of
Houston, Carol Fisher of Austin, J.M. Edmondson, Jr. of Portland and
Jerry Edmondson of Mathis; 13 grandchildren and 5 great-
Mathis I.S.D. Volunteers
Recognized At Luncheon
makeup artistry class in Austin. The
class included the latest information
on sun damage and changing sunn-
ing habits with an emphasis on self-
tanning moisturizer. The “In Look”
for the woman of the 90’s is the
natural look with softer colors and
The Mathis Independent School
District Parent Involvement Office
hosted a special luncheon on May 23
at Casa Jose Restaurant in recogni-
tion of the volunteers that have
helped this school year.
The volunteers included 47
graduates, parents, grandparents
and retired school personnel. They
assisted in the school buildings and
at the weekly volunteer work ses-
sions held at the Parent Center.
Mary Lou Rivera, a consultant
from the Education Service Center,
^ The Mathis AARP chapter is
entertaining the Sinton AARP
chapter with a picnic Monday, June
18 at the Lake Corpus Christi
All Mathis members are asked to
take, two covered dishes, folding
chairs and card tables at 5:30 p.m.
For more information, call Cor-
delia Brown at 547-2405.
Progressive Women’s League of
Mathis elected new officers for 1990-
91 at its last meeting of the year on
The new officers are: president,
Diana Self; vice-president, Carol
Wieland; secretary, Brenda Owen;
and treasurer, Vicki Downey.
On May 23, an end of the year din-
ner was held at the- Crystal Confec-
tionary. Several members were able
to attend and secret pal gifts were
Saturday, June 16
9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
said that Mathis has one of the best
parent involvement groups in
Region II which covers 44 school
districts. She said that Mathis
parents have repeatedly received
praise from other school districts.
Superintendent Olan McCraw
thanked the parents for their active
role of volunteering. He gave the in-
vocation and asked that the people
present not forget about Yolanda L.
Amador, a former parent volunteer
that lost her life in a tragic fire in
September. He asked that the
parents also remember Amador’s
family in their prayers.
A memorial appreciation plaque
in honor of Amador was presented to
Aurelia Coronado on the basis of
long hours of volunteer work to
Mathis I.S.D. Coronado comes
everyday to help at the Parent
Center and in the buildings.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife
Commission has adopted changes in
regulations that will affect both
fresh and saltwater anglers beginn-
ing Sept. 1.
The commission, meeting in a
public hearing in Austin last week,
set a statewide 10-inch minimum
length limit and 25 per day bag limit
on crappie in all public waters of the
state except Lakes Toledo Bend and
Caddo pending adoption of the same
regulations on the Louisiana side of
Officiais said the length limit,
which has been in effect on a number
of Texas lakes, eventually will in-
crease the number and poundage of
crappie anglers can harvest while
allowing more fish to spawn before
being removed from the population.
The crappie limits will become ef-
fective Sept. 1. Commission action
increasing the minimum length
limit for saltwater spotted seatrout
(speckled trout) from 14 to 15 inches
is expected to take effect sometime
in June, as soon as legal posting re-
Mount Pisgah Baptist Church of
Mathis, in its continued commit-
ment to support the family unit, will
honor an outstanding black family
from its congregation at the first
Black Family of the Year Banquet
on Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m.
The 1990 family nominees are Mr.
and Mrs. Annual Davidson, Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Jones and Mr. and Mrs.
Willie Oliver. Each family nominee
resides in the Mathis vicinity.
Rev. Clarence Jone, pastor of
West Haven Baptist Church in Cor-
pus Christi will be the guest speaker.
The historic event will be held at
the Mathis Junior High cafeteria
located at the corner of Duval and
San Patricio. Tickets are $5 and may
be purchased from any Mount
Pisgah member or at the door.
For more information call Rev.
Claude Axel, organizer and coor-
dinator, at 992-9592.
quirements are met. No change was
made in the daily bag limit of 10
spotted seatrout and possession
limit of 20.
Dr. Gary Matlock, fisheries direc-
tor for the TPWD, told the commis-
sion the longer minimum length
limit will allow more trout to reach
spawning age before being
Also adopted was a 14-inch
minimum length limit for gaff top-
sail catfish, for both sport and com-
mercial fishermen, and a nine-inch
sport and commercial minimum
length limit for pompano. The bag
limit for snook was set at three per
day with a possession limit of six
and only snook between 20 and 28 in-
ches in length may be retained.
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be construed to be advertising and re-
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timing of submission. The editor reserves
the right to reject, or edit, any letter.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Mon-
day, April 16,1990, let stand a ban on
school dances in Purdy, Missouri.
The reason given is that dancing is
regarded as “satanic” and “sinful.”
Gim Bream, minister
First Christian Church, Mathis
SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT — Roger Barrientez (left) recently
received a $500 scholarship from the American Legion. Presenting
him with the scholarship is American Legion member Dale Day.
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The switch is on to the
electric heat pump.
Why switch to an electric heat
pump? We asked David Mathews, who
sells and services heating and cooling
equipment in Corpus Christi. David
says, “With an electric heat pump, you
don’t dry the air out the way you do with
a conventional system, so the air is a lot
more comfortable. The heat pump saves
you money on your energy bills, and of
course, it’s much safer because there’s
no worry about a gas leak. It’s just a
Buy now, and get up to
$400 cash back!
The year-round electric heat pump
is the most energy efficient way to heat
and cool your home. And right now,
you can save even more with a cash
rebate of up to $400 from CPL. Call us
Central Power and Light Company
Energy solutions that make Good Cents.
by Mrs. Martin Schubert
The Lamprecht family held their
reunion June 10 at Yorktown with 84
in attendance. Attending from this
area were Ruby Lamprecht; Mary
Ann and Dick Wolf and Skeeter;
Kenneth and Leona Crisp and their
granddaughter, Jennifer; and
Esther Lamprecht of Beeville. They
enjoyed the day visiting with
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Striddle spent
Tuesday and Wednesday with
Woody Striddle and family in Vic-
toria. Also Michelle Striddle, who
recently was transferred to
Longview, and Jackie and David
and daughter Lauren all visited, as
David recently was discharged from
Mrs. Olga Kenne spent last week
with Jim and Ruby Warren in San
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Henk and
Evelyn Riedel of New Braunfels
spent Tuesday visiting Martin and
Selda Schubert. Mrs. Henk, Mrs.
Riedel and I are sisters.
Paul and Jill Evola and Dean of
Seguin welcome a baby sister,
Jessica Nicole, into the family. She
weighed 5 lbs. and was born at
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