The Rio Grande Herald (Rio Grande City, Tex.), No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 26, 1987 Page: 8 of 10
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K10 GRANDE HKRALO RIO GKANDK ( ITV. TEXAS THURSDAY. NOVKMBKR 26. IV#7 PAGE K
It's Thanksgiving again. A few
short years ago, I wrote a column
especially for Thanksgiving. It was
so well received that I was asked to
repeat it, and now it's become
almost a tradition. Here it is again,
with a few minor changes.
On this Thanksgiving Day, take a
few minutes to think about what
you have to be thankful for.
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706 Grant St
Roma Quick Mart
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How's your health? Not so good?
Well, thank God you've lived this
long. A lot of people haven't.
You're hurting? Thousands, maybe
millions, are hurting more. (Have
you ever visited a veterans' hospi-
tal? Or a rehabilitation clinic for
If you awakened this morning
and were able to hear the birds
sing, use your vocal chords to utter
human sounds, walk to the
breakfast table on two good legs,
and read the newspaper with two
good eyes, praise the Lord! A lot of
How's your pocketbook? Thin?
Well, most of the world is a lot
poorer. No pensions. No welfare.
No food stamps. No Social Securi-
ty. In fact, one-third of the people
in the world will go to bed hungry
Are you lonely''' The way to have
a friend is to be one. If nobody
calls you, call someone. Go out of
your way to do something nice for
somebody. It's a sure cure for the
Are you concerned about your
country's future? Hooray! Our
system has been saved by such
Concern for fair play under the
law. Your country may not be a
rose garden, but it also is not a
patch of weeds.
Freedom rings! Look and listen.
You can still worship at the church
of your choice, cast a secret ballot,
and even criticize your government
without fearing a knock on the
head or a knock on the door at
midnight! And if you want to live
under a different system, you are
free to go. There are no walls or
fences- nothing to keep you here.
As a final thought, I'll repeat my
Thanksgiving prayer; perhaps you
will want to use it at your table
O Heavenly Father: We thank
thee for food and remember the
hungry. We thank thee for health
and remember the sick.
We thank thee for friends, and
remember the friendless.
We thank thee for freedom, and
remember the enslaved.
May these remembrances stir us
That thy gifts to us may be used
for others. Amen.
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving
and may God bless you and yours.
Rio Grande City
COLLEGE ST ATION-Most
products in food stores have dates
and handling directions on them,
even though manufacturers are not
required to put this information on
"The date stamped on product
packages can indicate product
freshness and serve as a guide to
safe storage time, if you know how
to use it," says Marilyn Haggard, a
Texas A&M University Agricultur-
al Extension Service nutrition
She explains that the "sell-by"
date is the last day the product
should be sold, the "use-by" date
indicates how long the product will
retain top eating quality after
purchase, and the "expiration
date" tells the last day the food
should be eaten or used.
"Reading handling directions can
also help you make sure food
remains safe to eat," says the
All perishable products must give
handling instructions, such as
"keep frozen"or "keep re-
frigerated," notes Haggard Some
meat and poultry products may be
labeled "ready-to-eat" or "fully
cooked," which means no further
cooking is necessary
NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
SALE OF ABANDONED MOTOR VEHICLES
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the authority section 4 Article 6687-9 Texas Civil
Statues, known as the Texas Abandoned Motor Vehicle Act.
The undersigned Sheriff of Starr County, Texas will on Dec. 1st 1987 at 1:00 P.M. at
TREVINOS WRECKER SERVICE 310 Charco Blanco Rd., Rio Grande City, Texas will sell at
public auction to the highest bidder the following described motor vehicles which are
abandoned motor vehicles the provisions of said Texas Abandoned Vehicle Act.
2L.57N6X 11 1934
80 Chev. 4dr.
64 Chrysler 4dr.
76 Pont. 2dr.
77 Chev. Van
80 Ford Van
72 Buick 2ht.
80 Ford. P/U
72 Int. Harvester Van
79 Ford. P/U
The above described abandoned motor vehicles are now located at TREVINOS WRECKER
SERVICE where th6y may be inspected. Vehicles are in fair to poor conditions.
METHOD OF PAYMENT: CASH, CASHIERS CHECK, PERSONAL MONEY ORDER
EUGENIO FALCON, JR. SHERIFF
STARR COUNTY, TEXAS.
BY: CARLOS VERA
Janie Villegas, center, was crowned Baby Miss Starr County at the Little Miss
Starr County pageant Saturday night.
Dealing With Diabetes
Diabetes is the third-leading
cause of death by disease in the
United States, according to the
Texas Medical Association Since
the number of people with this
disease is on the rise, with an
annual increase of 6 percent,
November has been named Na-
tional Diabetes Month.
Diabetes mellitus commonly oc
curs when the pancreas eithei
totally stops producing insulin or
does not produce enough for the
body to function normally. This
results in not enough glucose, or
blood sugar, being absorbed, which
is used by the cells for energ\
There are two main types of this
form of diabetes: Type I. or
insulin-dependent diabetes, and
Type II, or diet-controlled diabetes.
The population at risk for develop
ing diabetes is diverse. Heredity
appears to play a strong role in
Type II diabetes. An inherited
metabolic defect is suspected to be
responsible for the tendency, which
shows that a family history of
diabetes puts someone at high risk
Another risk factor is obesity
Be! "en 80 and 90 percent of
pe e who develop Type II
diaoci.es are overweight The
chances of developing the disease
double with every 20 percent of
extra weight, according to TMA
Also, women develop diabetes
twice as often as men, blacks are
twice as likely to get diabetes as
whites, and Hispanics are five
times as likely
Diabetes is most often detected
by a physician. Too much sugar in
the urine or blood can signal the
disease. The problem also may be
uncovered by a glucose tolerance
test, which measures the level of
glucose in the. biood before, and at
timed intervals after, drinking a
special glucose liquid.
Diabetes symptoms often go
unrecognized. An increased thirst,
frequent urination, unexplained
weight loss, fatigue, and blurred
vision could be sig'.s of diabetes
Diabetes cannot be cured, bul it
can be controlled. Good control
requires a balanced diet, exercise,
and if necessary, insulin or oral
drugs. An important part of total
body care is proper foot care. This
is essential for the diabetic, since
the disease can cut down the blood
supply to feet and reduce feeling
To manage and control diabetes,
TMA suggests work with your
-Keep blood sugar levels within
-Reduce high blood pressure or
high levels of fat in your blood to
-Achieve and maintain a reason
Diabetes is a self-help disease. A
person with diabetes should keep
these health tips in mind and
continue to lead an active and
years; the last time a B virus was
dominant was the 1985-86 season
However, Glezen is concerned
that one of the influenza A viruses
may cause a significant number of
illnesses. A-type viruses appear to
cause more severe cases of the flu
than B viruses.
For those individuals who do not
want to receive a flu vaccination
this year, Glezen said they should
avoid crowds and heated rooms
People en become infected by
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being near a flu sufferer who
sneezes, and the viruses live longer
in dry air, such as that produced
by artificial heat.
For those people who get the flu.
the usual treatment is to rest, take
the aspirin substitute
acetaminophen to control fever,
and drink plenty of fluids. There is
a prescription medication available
called amantadine, but it is only
effective against influenza A infec-
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Roberts, Kenneth. The Rio Grande Herald (Rio Grande City, Tex.), No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 26, 1987, newspaper, November 26, 1987; Edinburg, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth195108/m1/8/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rio Grande City Public Library.