Rio Grande Herald (Rio Grande City, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 18, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 13, 1975 Page: 2 of 16
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2 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1975
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By TISSA PETERSON
HERALD SOCIETY EDITOR
TTiis Friday is a wonderful chance for each of us to remember
someone we love with a card, a word, or a gift. This day, St.
Valentine's Day, is set aside each year for us to let those we love
know that we are thinking of them. This verse from a Valentine
card offers a nice remembrance: "The love you show throughout
the year, the understanding too, the kindness and the thought-
fulness in everything you do; these things will always mean far
more than words can ever say, and that is why this Valentine
brings so much love today!" "
Mr. and Mrs. Roberto, Bobby, Salinas of Aurora, Illinois proudly
announce the arrival of their daughter, Tonya Evette. She was born
on January 19, weighing 6 lbs., 12 ozs. and was 19M> inches long.
Tonya Evette is the granddaughter of Mrs. Guadalupe M. Morado
and Ramon Morado, Mrs. Sara Salinas and the late Octavio Salinas
of Rio Grande City. Mrs. Maria L. Martinez is also very proud of
Hie Parental Advisory Committee for the Title I and Title I
Migrant Programs met at 10:00 a.m. at the Title I Building on
January 23. Miss Elma Rose Gonzalez and Mr. Israel Ybarra,
Program Administrators, informed the committee on the progress
and the anticipated changes of their programs. The formulation of
parent advisory committees at the school level was the focal point
of the meeting. Mrs. Maria Elva Montalvo and Mrs. Eugenia
Montalvo were selected as members of the District Parents Ad-
little Miss Laura Alicia Perez of El Sauz was among those
students at Florence J. Scott Elementary School in Roma who were
named to the Honor Roll for the last six weeks. Her parents are
very proud of her.
Now serving at Howard AFB, Balboa, C.Z., is Air Force Staff
Sergeant Jose O. Macal, son of Jose Macal Jr. of San Isidro.
Sergeant Macal, a dental technician, was previously assigned at
Lackland AFB, Texas. The sergeant, a 1963 graduate of San Isidro
High School, received his nurse's training from the Mission
Municipal Hospital School of Vocational Nursing. Sergeant Macal's
wife, Maxine, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mat Reyna Sr. of 907
E. Mahl in Edinburg.
A star is born! Minerva Garza made her premiere appearance on
January 23 at McAllen General Hospital. The star of the show
weighed 6 lbs., 11 oz., Co-producers of the presentation are proud
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rolando Garza of Rio Grande City. Among
her admiring audience are the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arturo
Garza of Rio Grande City.
Tomas Rodriguez was honored by his wife and children with a
pachanga on his birthday, Saturday, February 8. The guests were
served delicious barbecue, rice, frijoles, and different salads at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Cruz Garza Sr. The honoree and his family
were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gonzalez of McAllen,
Mr. and Mrs. Domingo Muniz, Mr. and Mrs. Leonel Garza, Mr. and
Mrs. Carlos Alvarez, and Rene Garza, all of Rio Grande City,
Eligio Rodriguez of Los Villarreales, and Mr. and Mrs. Benito
Perez of El Sauz.
Mr. and Mrs. George Edgerton of Rio Grande City have been
notified by the College of Natural Sciences at the University of
Texas in Austin that their daughter, Elizabeth, has been named
recipient of the Arnold Romberg Distinguished Scholastic
Achievement Award, Jibby, a 1972 graduate of Rio Grande City
High School, is a senior Physics student at the University.
Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Crisanto Guerra! They are the
proud parents of a daughter born on January 23 at McAllen General
Hospital. The family resides in Rio Grande City.
The annual meeting of the Rio Grande Valley Chapter of the
Muscular Dystrophy Association. Inc. will be held Tuesday,
February 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Conference Boom of the Harlingen
State Bank, 521 N. 77 Sunshine Strip. There will be an election of
Chapter officers and a report of the Treasurer. Ed Bownds, MDA
District Director, will report on local funds raising and patient
services. They are striving to strengthen the chapter. All interested
persons are invited to attend.
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FIFTEENTH BIRTHDAY - T.Iiss Maria Guadalupe Cariales was honored at a Fifteenth
Birthday Mass on Saturday, December 7, 1974, at 5:00 p.m. at the Immaculate Conception
Church in Rio Grande City. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andres Canales gave her the Mass,
followed by a reception at 6:00 p.m. and a Presentation Ball at 8:00 p.m. Damas were
Cynthia Gonzalez, Rosario Cantu, Rosa Briones, Nelda Olivares, Ninfa Perez, Yolanda
I^opez, Adriana Leal, Albeza Ramirez, Melissa Garza, Marisela Garza, Belinda Guerra,
Ivonne Trevino, Cristina Guerra, and Sylvia Sanchez. Padrinos were Nicolas Gonzalez
Master of Ceremonies; Mr. and Mrs. Eliseo Smith Jr., Cake Knife; Mr. and Mrs. Hilario
Saenz, Cake; Mr. and Mrs. Cesar Leal, Toasting Ceremony; Mr. and Mrs. Pedro Diaz Jr
Rosary and Prayer Book: Mr. and Mrs. Lino Canales Jr., Medal; Mr. and Mrs Emilio
Costilla, Album; Mr. and Mrs. Arturo Garza, Cushion; Mr. and Mrs. Santos Costilla, Ring:
and Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Pena, Bracelet. Music for the dance was provided by "Los Nuevos
LA UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1st PLACE WINNERS
Texas Citrus Fiesta Parade Of
RIO GRANDE CITY CHAMBER
Richard Gutierrez, President
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Van Nest, Lloyd A. Rio Grande Herald (Rio Grande City, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 18, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 13, 1975, newspaper, February 13, 1975; Rio Grande City, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth194495/m1/2/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rio Grande City Public Library.