The Rio Grande Herald (Rio Grande City, Tex.), No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 26, 1987 Page: 2 of 10
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PAU Spring Schedule
To Be Available Dec. 9
RIO GRANDE HERALD BIO GRANDE CITY, TEXAS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24,1917 PAGE 2
EDINBURG--The schedule of
clauses for the Spring semester at
Pan American University will be
ready for distribution Wednesday,
Dec.9, at the Admissions Office.
Applications for the spring
semester from students not cur-
rently enrolled are due Dec. 1,
Why have a turkey Sandwich
After thanksgiving dinner?
•. When you can have a
One day only
s- —^ Thanksgiving Day
from 3 p.m.-ll p.m.
TILL 11 PM
TILL 1 AM
according to registrar David Zu-
Registration by appointment will
be held Jan. 12 on the Brownsville
campus, Jan. 13 for evening classes
on the Edinburg campus, and
Jan. 14 and 15 for day classes in
Edinburg. Classes will begin Jan.
The deadline for submitting ap-
plications for financial aid for the
Spring semester was Oct. 1.
Students may still submit applica-
tions, but the Financial Aid Office
cannot guarantee that those stu-
dents will receive their funds in
time for Spring registration.
Final examinations for the fall
semester are scheduled for
Dec. 10-16 for night classes and Dec
12-17 for day classes. "Dead days"
and limited department final exam-
inations will be Dec.10-11. The
men's and women's residence halls
will close Dec. 18.
Commencement exercises for
December graduates will be held at
5 p.m. Dec. 20 in the University
Fieldhouse with a reception follow-
ing for graduates and their fami-
In Saudi Arabia, a woman can't
board an airplane or stay in a hotel
without written permission from a
male relative. And, she can't study
abroad unless she is accompanied by
a male family member, says National
The Starr County 4-H winners in the County Food Show on Nov. 15 are
pictured above. In the back row are Marcelo Montalvo, Jr., Dina Trevino,
Mirosalva Kequenez, Lori Peterson, and Melissa Ann Gonzalez. All of these live,
except Dina Trevino, won in the senior division. In the front row are Marc
Ralph Montalvo, Teresa Salinas, and Maritza Ann Montalvo, all of whom
competed in the junior division.
Vanessa Garza Crowned
'County Supreme Duchess'
Where Quality Makes the difference
Starr Plaza Shopping Center 487-4408 Rio Grande City, Texas
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for the Holidays
Offer Good Wed. Nov. 25 till
Wed. Dec. the 2nd.
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Vanessa Jo Anna Garza of Rio
Grande City has been crowned the
County Supreme Duchess in the
1987 Rio Grande Valley area Baby
Pageant, held recently at the
McAllen Civic Center Auditorium.
She is the two-year-old daughter
of Valentin and Maria del Rosario
Garza of Rio Grande City. Vanessa
was crowned one of the "Supreme
Royalty" winners; being crowned
the "County Supreme Duchess."
She was thus awarded one of the
largest "Supreme Trophies", and
was also awarded a specialty
trophy for "Champion Chubbies."
She also was a contestant in the
Beauty Division of the 1987 Baby
Show on Oct. 25, in which she
placed second winner and was
awarded a red rosette second place
ribbon. The final award Vanessa
received was an official beauty and
health diploma at the Baby Pag
Woman s tub Holds
The Woman's Club held its
monthly meeting in the home of
Mrs. Alfonso Perez of Roma, with
Mrs. Ruben R. Guerra assisting as
co-hostess. The president, Mrs.
Silvestre Gonzalez, presided.
Mrs. Lino Perez presented the
treasurer's report in the absence of
the treasurer. Federation Counsel-
or, Mrs. A.V. Peterson, reported on
the GFWC RGVWC Institute held
She pointed out that there are 23
artists residing in Raymondville
whose works were exhibited in the
Raymondville museum where the
meeting was held.
Mrs. Peterson asked Mrs. A.J.
Vale to continue with the report on
the Institute. Mrs. Vale related thai
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the main speaker was a woman,
Federal Judge Jane Brasch, of
Harlingen. Judge Brasch pointed
out her duties as obeying the laws
of the Constitution and trying cases
by those laws. She stressed the
responsibilities of the public in
serving on county, state and
federal juries, as called on.
A forum was conducted on youth
conservation, and a member of the
Audobon Society, who called
herself a "birder", pointed out that
this area is unique in being a
corridor for the numerous migrato-
ry birds that pass through this area
as they migrate from north to
south and back.
Mrs. James Shaffer, Education
chairman, related that several high
school teachers are attending
workshops in math and history,
sponsored by the Meadows Foun
dation, at Pan American Universi-
ty. These workshops are being held
to help teachers implement the
essential elements in curriculm in
Mrs. John A. Pope, Jr., Public
Affairs Department chairman, re-
ported on the numerous amend-
ments and referendums recently
voted on, specifically the referen
dum on horse racing. Mrs.
Peterson, Texas Heritage
chairwoman, reported on the
change from appointment to elec-
tion of the State Board of Educa-
Mrs. Roberto Cruz, Reports
Chairman, asked members to hand
in their program reports for
forwarding to the GFWC STDFWC.
Members voted to collect items to
be sent to the M.D. Anderson
Hospital in Houston.
Mrs. Alfonso Perez, Program
Chairman, introduced Mrs. James
Shaffer,who presented the pro-
gram, "The Bill of Rights in
She distributed an opinion poll in
which she asked members to
respond to statements concerning
the right of journals and publica-
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tions to print anything; the
censorship by government of public
speeches, petitions, meetings, etc;
the right of criminal justice to hold
citizens without stating cause,
discrimination of races and creeds
Members discovered that all of the
statements involved the Bill of
Mrs. Shaffer pointed out the five
basic civil rights guaranteed under
the First Amendment of the
Constitution and illustrated one
right, that of freedom of speech,
with observations concerning two
articles on court cases.
One case concerned a school
newspaper and its rights to publish
articles on current subjects such as
divorce, runaways, and teen-age
pregnancy. The school adminstra
tion stifled the newspaper and a
case was brought to court defend
ing the right of responsible journal-
Mrs. Shaffer summarized
another article on the freedom of
publication of rock n-roll lyrics and
jacket covers. She described the
mortification of a mother on
discovering that the jacket of a
rock-n-roll album illustrated explic
it pornographic material, and.
consequently, her suit against the
distributor of the album, who
escaped prosecution when he
agreed not to sell the albums in her
The pros and cons of "rock-n-
roll" continues in the courts
whether some lyrics are obscene,
satanic, promote drugs, and are
detrimental to youth.
Mrs. Shaffer concluded, "The
Constitution, like the Bible, has
some good words It is also, like
the Bible, easily manipulated,
distorted, ignored and used to
make us feel comfortable and
protected. But we risk the loss of
our lives and liberties if we depend
on a mere document to defend
The following babies were born
recently at Starr County Memorial
Mr, and Mrs. Fernando
Rodriguez of Rio Grande City are
the parents of a son, Guadalupe
Artemio, born Oct 31 and weighing
7 pounds, 14' 2 ounces.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hugo
Hernandez of Roma are the
parents of a son, Ricardo Joel,
born Nov. 10 and weighing 6
pounds, 4'i ounces
Mr and Mrs. Ruben Garcia of
Grulla are the parents of a son,
Melecio, born Nov. 17 and weighing
7 pounds, 13 ounces
Mr and Mrs. Edelmiro Martinez
of Roma are the parents of a
daughter, Yvonne Annette, born
Nov. 19 and weighing 6 pounds, 6
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Erosion has narrowed the Atlantic
Ocean beach in front of threatened
Cape Hatteras Eight, on North
C arolina's Outer Banks, from 2.500 feet
to barely 100 feet.
A worldwide scientific smell survey
conducted by the National Geographic
Society showed that nearly two persons
in three have suffered a temporary loss
of smell and 12 percent can't smell at
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