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June 3, 1973

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21-DEL HIP (TEXAS) NEWS-HERALD, Sunday. Jun« 3,1»73 TO BE WED-The engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Aziyade Otero D. to Francisco Yanez of Mexico City, has been announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ignacio Otero Arrieta of Lubbock, where her father is the Mexican Consul. Miss Otero graduated from Del Rio High School in 1967 and is a student at the University of Mexico, where she is also employed by the Department of Exterior Relations in Mexico City. Her fiance studied in Mexico City and is employed by the same department. The wedding is planned for June 23. Bridal Shower Honors Miss Otero A bridal shower complimenting Miss Aziyade Otero D. was given Wednesday evening in the Del Rio Civic Center between the hours of 7:30 and 9:30 o'clock. A floral arraneement adorned the tables where gifts to the honoree were displayed. M us i e was played throughout the evening and Mrs. Ramiro Guerra Pena poured the punch. She was assisted by Miss Araccli Otero, sister of the honoree. Mrs. H.L. Crawford presided at the guest book. Hostesses received the guests. They included Mesdames H.L. Crawford, Ramiro Guerra Pena, Jacinto Salinas, Rosendo R. Sifuentez, Zulema Guardado and Angelica Hernandez, with Mrs. Faz and Mrs. Flores of Ciudad Acuna, Coah., Mexico. Mrs. Ignacio Otero, mother of the guest of honor, wore a red and white dress and was presented a corsage of red and white carnations. Approximately 80 guests called at the shower. HONORED AT PARTY-Juan Abrego III was honored at a party given by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Juan Abrego, Jr., at their home, 306 Martinez St., following graduation exercises for Del Rio High School Class of 1973. Another graduate, Miss Lucy Martinez, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Martinez, was also honored at the party given by the Abregos. Approximately 50 • attended. Weeders Guide By EARL ARONSON AP Newsfeatures Every drop of water saved is an achievement in arid Israel. There dry farming is a way of life and so is controlled environment and experimenting to change the ways of plants to the Israeli way of life. These things I learned on a tour of the Volcani Institute for Agricultureal Research at Rehovoth, with Dr. Frank Nit- zany, plant virus expert, as my guide. We sat at a table with Haim 7,;ihan, deputy director of the research organization, who described efforts to change the habits of fruits, vegetables and flowers to permit early export. The goal is to send supplies early to take advantage of high prices and demand in foreign markets. '"Hie five producing factors," Nitzany explained, "are land, water, skilled labor, capital and sun, in that order. Our job is to get the best and as much as we can from a combination of thse factors. The people we need are not just plain farmers. We can get the same result with 10 lit- res of oil (for a machine) that we can get from untrained labor." Saving land in the little country and saving water are vital, he added. "In greenhouses we use skilled labor and sun; on pastures we used skilled labor and less water." Dry farming is an important operation. We saw numerous fields lined with plastic tents that permit condensation to capture moisture and to reduce evaporation. The institute services include field crops, horticultures, soil and water, livestock, plant pro- lection, agriculture engineering, food storage and technology — which includes how to ship oranges and other crops abroad in good quality. It means getting good tomato juice. There are experiment stations from the Negev Desert to the cooler Golan Heights, where apples and citrus fruits grow almost side by side. Rainfall ranges from 40 millimeters at Elat in the southern tip to 200 in the comparatively lush Beersheva and 1,000 in the Golan Heights, a drab, mountainous, hostile area. Zaban's statement that "we need green spots" was spotlighted as I drove later along the winding roads. Suddenly there would be a green place, an oasis such as we envisoned from a desert motion picture, with palm and other trees and vegetation. A new community — Nature is helped along. Zaban related that 150 scientists were collaborating to get four lambs a year, instead of one or two, through artificial insemination; to increase flower plants by tissue culture for reproduction in four months instead of four years. "We are working here toward the will of the farmers, to give them what they want as soon as possible. Communication with the farmers is very fast." Often farmers come to the Institute near Tel Aviv to discuss their problems and take home information even before it is disseminated generally by the researchers. Rain falls generally only four months a year and the aim is to determine how to get the same crop with less irrigation. "For instance," Zaban said, "cotton is being raised in Israel with only 50 per cent of the water used in California." Tomatoes are grown aided by small plastic pipes, with only one hole giving each plant its daily need on the surrounding ground. Baked Beans Times Four By AILEEN CLAIRE NBA Food Editor A baked bean dish goes a long way during an outdoor cookout. With four types of beans combined, no one can miss getting some essential protein and in a very flavorful way. Leftovers make excellent cold sandwiches using rye or pumpernickel bread and are packable for hikers or bikers to snack on. BAKED BEANS AMERICANA 2 cans (1 Ib. each) pinto beam, drained 1 can (l Ib.) kidney beam, drained 1 can (1 Ib. 4 ounces) chick peas, drained 1 can (1 Ib. 12 ounces) New England-style baked beans, undralned 8 slices bacon 4 large onions, peeled and separated Into rings 1 cup dark corn syrup >/& cup cider vinegar 1 teaspoon dry mustard '/2 teaspoon garlic powder Mix pinto beans, kidney beans, chick peas and baked beans in 3-quart casserole. Cook bacon in large skillet over medium heat. Drain bacon on absorbent paper. Add onions, corn syrup, vinegar, dry mustard and garlic powder to bacon fat in skillet. Bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes. Crumble bacon. Add onion mixture and bacon to beans. Bake covered in 350-degree oven 30 minutes. Bake uncovered 1V6 hours until browned and liquid is thickened. Makes 12 servings. (NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN.) BETROTHED-Mr. and Mrs. Enrique C. Martinez have announced the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Cecilia, to Ruben Armando Ramirez, whose parents are Mr. and Mrs. Gerardo Ramirez. The wedding is planned for Aug. 18 in St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Miss Martinez is a graduate of San Felipe High School and is employed in a local hospital. Her fiance is serving a tour of duty with the United States Army and is presently stationed at Ft. Wainwright, Alaska. Library Lists Gifts The Val Verde County Library acknowledges the following Memorial Fund gifts: In memory of John Thomas Mayfield, "Harver Junior World Encyclopedia," Volume 2, by Dempsev was presented by Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Locke ; in memory of John Sidney Gallaway, a gift was given to the Memorial Fund by Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Pusard and a gift was given to the Children's Book Fund by Mr. and Mrs. Drury Wood. In memory of Dee Rowland, "Harver Junior World Encyclopedia," Volume 1 by Dempsey was given by Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Locke and a gift was given to the Memorial Fund by Mrs. W.H. Manning. A gift to the Memorial Fund in memory of Mrs. Fred P. Brien Sr. was given by Mrs. Doris L. Ho well, Ellen, Linda and Elizabeth. In memory of Hernan Cadena, "The How and Why of Mechanical Movements" by Walton was given by Mr. and Mrs. E.R. Daughtrey; "Tragic Cavalier: Governor Manuel Saucedo of Texas, 1808-1813" by Almaraz was given by Mr. and Mrs. C.N. Parsons; "Purnell's History of the 20th Century," Volumes 7 and 9 by Taylor were presented by employes at Hicks Ponder; "Purnell's History of the 20th Century," Volume 6 by Taylor, was given by Mr. and Mrs. Drury Wood and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hayes. Gifts to the Memorial Fund were given by Mrs. Horace K. Fawcetl, the Del Rio Rotary Club, Charter 1285; Miss Robin Worley, Col. and Mrs. Ernest L. Worley Jr., Mrs. Roger H. Thurmond, Roger H. Thurmond Jr., Val Verde County Library Staff, Mr. and Mrs. Jo'hh R- Foster Bench Doubles As Pot Stand A decorative bench or railing for porch or deek can double as a plant stand, with colors changing through the seasons and built so the pots are spill- proof. Top ol I he bench can he I wo 2.x6s of Douglas t'ir or oilier western wood, set together so thai open hull-circles sawn in each form holes lor the pots to set in up to their rims. Legs are made ol two 2x2s on each side of the plank, supporting a cross piece of 2.x2-inch wood. The bench can be built into the deck or be movable. and Mrs. Radney Foster, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Rosenow, Mrs. Bob Gurley, Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Pusard and Judge and Mrs. George M. Thurmond. In memory of James H. Cass, a gift was given to the Children's Book Fund by Mr. and Mrs. Drury Wood. Memorials for Mrs. Nancy Elizabeth Taylor were given by Mrs. Horace K. Fawcett to the Memorial Fund and to the Children's Book Fund by Mr. and Mrs. Drury Wood. Memorials for Elmo Arledge included gifts to the Memorial Fund by Mr. and Mrs. O.L. Williams, Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Pusard, and Mr. and Mrs. Abb Rose; a gift was given by the Children's Book Fund by Mr. and Mrs. Drury Wood. In memory of Phil Bode, "Harver Junior World Encyclopedia," Volume 3 by Demosey was given by Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Locke and a gift was made to the Children's Book Fund by Mr. and Mrs. Drury Wood. In memory of Mrs. William S. Eatmon, "The Best American Short Stories of 1972" by Folev was presented by Mr. and Mrs. Billy M. Rowe. Coming July 3rd! Del Rio Civic Center DANCE-CONCERT Solid Rock: 8 P.M.-1 A.M. Direct from Southwest tour with ZZ Top and Sugarloaf LEAD STAMP BIG SPRING Electronic Light and Sound Show Advanced Tickets on Sale June 19 *3 W at KDLK At the door *4°° Suundux Enterprises Production FalWi Dw MEN'S FAMOUS LABEL SHOES ValttH to *22« Hit styles galore! Step-ins! Straps! Oxfords! Blacks and Browns! Not all styles in all sizes, but your size is here in many styles! ACT NOWI SAVE NOW! Sftectat Men's Suit Sale Johnny Carson And Botany Broken Sizes Only No Alterations Suits and Sport Coats Were $ 55°° $ 70°°-80 00 $-.1500 Boy s Suits and Sport Coats Now *16 i9 '23" The Store That Knows MOST About FASHION