Rio Grande Herald (Rio Grande City, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 18, 1973 Page: 3 of 20
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Adult Education will hold
Director s-Teacher - con fab
THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 1973 THE RIO GRANDE HERALD PAGE 3
On Saturday, January 20th.
the Rio Grande City Consoli-
dated Independent School Dis-
trict will host an Adult Basic
Education In-Service Work-
shop at the Multi-Purpose Cen-
ter under the direction of Adult
Basic Director, P.A. Gonzalez.
The In-Service Workshop, the
second held this year, will be
attended by adult basic educa-
tion program directors and
teachers from the entire Rio
Grande Valley area. The work-
shop will be highlighted by Dr.
Layne Murray, superintendent
of the Wintham School District,
Huntsville, Texas and Chris
Tracy, business education de-
partment, Texas department of
corrections, Huntsville, Texas.
Also speaking to the group will
be Fred G. Garcia, consultant,
technical assistance, division of
adult and continuing education,
The main topics of the work-
shop will be recruitment and re-
tainment of adults in adult bas-
ic classes. Under recruitment
the teachers will be instructed
on recruiting techniques.
Teachers will be going to the
neighborhoods in Rio Grande
City to recruit adult students
for the local adult basic edu-
cation program. Contacted
adults will be informed as to
the benefits of furthering their
education, be it learning to read
and write English or improving
their knowledge and usage of
English, mathematics and so-
The recruitment phase of the
workshop will feature several
teachers from throughout the
Rio Grande Valley area which
will speak to the group on how
to retain their adult students
once they have enrolled.
The last phase of the work-
shop will be the evaluation of
the workshop. Its purpose is
to find out if the participants
have learned sufficient re-
cruitment and retainment tech-
niques to be able to use them
effectively in their respective
Duties of the County
Nominees Road Superintendent
most expensive voti.ig cam-
paign in the world? That title
could well belong to the 45th
annual Oscar race, which is off
The film companies spend
about $1 million to tout their
achievements to the 3,128 vot-
ing members of the Academy
of Motion Picture Arts and Sci-
ence;. * "-it's about $3,000 per
Whrre ues the money go?
In -or ,al screenings, trade
paper aus, newspaper ads, pub-
licists' salaries, mail cam-
Is the outlay worth it?
The answer is a resounding
yes— to the winner. "The
French Connection," last year's
big winner, added more than $5
million in income for 20th Cen-
tury-Fox after it collected Os-
orsfor best picture, best actor
(Gene Hackman) and best di-
rector (William Friedlan).
The front-runner, as everyone
knows, is "The Godfather."
You don't have to try as hard
when you're No. 1, but Para-
mount isn't neglecting the race.
"We'll have a very low-key
campaign," said a spokesman.
"We've sent personal letters to
voters Inviting then? to screen-
ings if they haven't seen 'The
Godfather' or if they'd like to
see it again.
"We'll run trade paper ads,
but only with the notation 'for
your consideration.' No quotes.
We don't need Rex Reed to tell
people how great 'The Godfa-
The nominations will not be
announced until Feb. 12, but
the nominees can be guessed
at. Here is how they look to
this observer, more or less in
order of probability (only live
in ea<h category will be nomi-
Best picture — "The Godfa-
ther," "Caliaret," "Sounder,"
"Sleuth," "Frenzy," "Deliv-
erance," "Butterflies Are
Free," "Travels with My
Aunt,'' "Young Winston,"
"Man of La Mancha."
Best actor — Marlon Brando
and A1 Paclno, "The Godfa-
ther;" Laurence Olivier and
Michael Caine, "Sleuth;" Jon
Voight, "Deliverance;" Peter
O Toole, "The Ruling Class" or
"Man of La Mancha;" Charles
Grodin, "The Heartbreak Kid,"
Paul Winfield, "Sounder;" Wal-
ter Matthau, "Pete 'n' Tillie;"
Edward Albert, "Butterflies
Bestactress — Ciceli Tyson,
"Sounder;" Liza Minnelli,
"Calxiret;" Diana Ross, "lady
Sings the Blues;" Maggie
Smith, "Travels with My
Aunt" Liv Ullmann, "The
See OSCARS, Page 10
EDITOR'S NOTE—Since the last Commissioners Court meeting we
have been asked to publish a copy of the order that supposedly save
the county road superintendent all the power that he allegedly has.
Following is the order as was entered in the minutes when the
position was created ....
The powers and duties of the County Road Superintendent shall
be the following.
Subject to the orders of the Commissioners Court, the County
Road Superintendent shall have the general supervision over all
Public roads of his county, and shall superintend the laying out of
new roads, the making, changing, working and repairing of roads,
and the building of bridges except when otherwise contracted.
Said road superintendent shall take charge of and l>e responsible-
for the safekeeping of all tools, machinery and implements placed
under his control by the commissioners court and executive his
receipt therefor, which shall be filed with the county clerk. He
shall be liable for the loss, injury or destruction of any such tools,
implements or machinery, unless such loss occurred without his
The County Road Superintendent shall see that all roads and bridges
in his county are kept in good repair, and he shall, under the direc-
tion of the commissioners court, inaugurate and carry out a system
of working, grading and draining the public roads in the county. He
shall act as supervisor of the roads in his county.
He shall call road hands at any time and in such numbers as he
The County Road Superintendent shall make a report to the com-
missioners court as to the condition of all roads, bridges, and
streets including the City of Grulla, said report shall be presented
to the court at each general meeting, and shall be precinct by pre-
cinct, and shall include any additional information required by the
The above powers and duties of the County Road Superintendent are
given and required by law.
THEREFORE IT IS RESOLVED by the Commissioners Court, in
regular meeting assembled, that said powers and duties of said
county officer are agreeable to and shall be required by the Court.
And the Commissioners Court Further Resolves that copies of
this Order be given to the Road Superintendent, to the members of
the Court, to foremen, operators, office employees of the Commis-
sioners Court, and to the Rio Grande Herald
PASSED, APPROVED, AND SO ORDERED on this 10th day of May,
Dr. Mario E. Ramirez
Starr County, Texas
Big Ben, the world's most famous tower clock, has four
dials, each 23 feet in diameter, a pendulum 13 feet long,
and weighs 700 pounds.
FOR SALE BY OWNER
Business Lot 115 feet on Main Street;
Two-Story-3 Unit Apartment and Four-
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Trejo, Raul. Rio Grande Herald (Rio Grande City, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 18, 1973, newspaper, January 18, 1973; Rio Grande City, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth194389/m1/3/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rio Grande City Public Library.