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Harlingen Valley Morning Star (Newspaper) - March 3, 2013, Harlingen, Texas
Mary Torres formidable warriors Haru Ngen happenings Chc meeting set for the Cameron county historical commission invites you to its bimonthly meeting today at 2 . At st. Mary a Catholic Church 101 san Antonio ave Santa Rosa. On the Agenda will be updates on restoration projects roads Sites cemeteries museum programs the space project Chc civil War sesquicentennial committee activities and the status of Charles Stillmanks Laureles ranch House circa 1850which was recently moved from nieces county to Brownsville for restoration and placement in the historic downtown area. There will also be presentations on the history of Santa Rosa and die st. Mary a Catholic Church which started As a Mission in 1937 and was established As a Parish in 1967. The Church marked its 75th anniversary on dec. 8, 2012, with a mass celebrated by Bishop Daniel e. Flores and father Juan Pablo Davalos. The meeting is free and open to die Public. For More information Call 956-345-4756. A the Harlingen arts amp heritage museum 2425 Boxwood st., will hold its Brown bag lunch on March 6 from noon to 1 . Henry and Beverly Kirk Volunteer interpreters for the . Fish and wildlife service will present a Laguna Atascosa wildlife Refuge the lecture is free and open to the Public. Call 956-216-4901 to make your reservation or for information. The Valley bylines will meet at 1 30 . March 9 at the Harlingen Public Library 410 �?~76 drive. Guest speakers Are father son writers David and Angelo Bowles. Angelo 12-year-old author of the Swift the cat human series will share his insights on what Young readers want and How he went about giving them those sorts of stories. Or. David Bowles will speak on die importance of cultural and historical elements in crafting relevant engaging literature. Call 956-399-8505 for More part Iii neither the Republic nor statehood bring peace by Norman Rozeff special to the Star a my a Al Amberson tells us that a in february 1842 the mexican my began a systematic attack on Texas deploying its forces to protect mexican territory against raiding Comanche and Lipan Apache a second motive of this incursion that went As far North As san Antonio was to forestall additional Texas colonies of French belgians and English along the lower Rio Grande. When Brownsville was founded in 1850, it was said that it served As a Safe Haven for individuals along the River when they fled Comanche incursions near Palo Alto and Point Isabel. The maintenance of fort Brown offered some Solace. Up River however the Comanche were Brazen enough in 1846, to have attacked the Steamboat Corvette just North of Edinburgh now the town of Hidalgo. In april 1849 indians came to the Santa Rita area and Palo Alto just Miles from Brownsville. Shields recovered along with other items indicated that they were comanches. Incursions were still occurring a month later. The Point Isabel stage line owner a or. Bergs and a passenger named Lombardo were taken prisoner by indians. They managed to escape however without even their clothes. Courtesy image a Comanche Brave is depicted. A Short time later the local newspaper printed an article about a transport team in the same area being attacked. Five were killed seven others captured and 70 horses taken. Confusion reigned As sometimes mexicans would disguise themselves As indians while making raids. In another incident that occurred close to Brownsville comanches raided several ranches North of the town. At one they took with them not Only the captured horses but two Vaqueros and a boy. The first night on the Trail while the indians were asleep the three fortunately managed to slip away from their captors. On May 19, 1849 the ranch owned by col. M. L Kinney Rancho Del Alagan was raided by comanches possibly led by Roque who had been seen in the Vicinity with an estimated party of 400. Stock was driven off one Herdsman killed and three wounded. Thirty must angers later came to Kinney and reported being attacked their captured horses being driven off and four men killed. Roque was Roque Mauricio who As a 4-year-old in Mexico in 1833 had been taken captive by the comanches. Later captured he became an asset to the Texas rangers. John Salmon Ford and his rangers scouted the entire Llanos Meskenas Region Between the Rio Grande and nieces in 1850 but with nothing to show for their efforts. As late As 1876 comanches joined by their Kiowa allies were raiding in the Llanos Meskenas and maintained a Camp at a Spring near Freer. The culprits involved in raiding Valley ranches in the 1850s were not easy to distinguish because there were More than one group. These included armed mexicans from South of the River and separately indians. Comanches were led by see Comanche a d2 wellness from dying to thriving through a food cation Lebby Salinas was lying in a Hospital bed contemplating her death. �?o1 knew i had to die sometime but i was t ready with my daughter still so Young. At Lisa Mitchell that moment i Bennett Felt a peace _ _. Come Over me Salud Isi Cuenta. A it was gods Way of telling me my daughter would be Okay. But i begged to at least know what had caused my illness. I also knew then and there if i lived i would spend the rest of my life giving Back to the Lebby had already spent several years and tens of thousands of dollars trying to figure out what was wrong with her a Why she was wasting away and not Able to eat and Why her immune system was destroyed and she was so very sick. A i recovered enough to leave the Hospital and set out on a quest to heal myself since the health care system Hadnot been Able to do it for me. I really had no other Choice a i did no to have the resources or Energy to Deal with another doctor or in her quest to heal herself she stumbled across a lot information. A i read and researched about food and nutrition since food seemed to be my Nemesis. It was Eye opening the doctors see to Salud a d2 the remarkable Story of Alondra Espinoza Alondra Espinoza was born on october 30, 2004 to Eduardo and Rosalinda Espinoza in Brownsville Texas. She was a Beautiful baby girl rounding out the second of two children for her Par Pamela Gross Downing autism Dren to focus on the issues surrounding autism rather than stating the actual name of a specific child. However sometimes it is Good to write about a specific child and the challenges and blessings that come with having a son or daughter with autism. Alondra is an incredible Young child that keeps surprising us All with her love of life and learning. She reminds me so much of what Helen Keller must have been like for her own family. She truly is an amazing Little girl. She also can be a handful at times ends. The parents even had a Beautiful brother Adrian waiting for his new Little sister at Home. Typically in this column i change the names of the Chil too. Sometimes parents and whole families go through challenges that Only they can understand. Alondra a parents have see Alondra d2 Blooming beauties there Are Many types of roses. Some such As the wild roses have been growing in the wild for hundreds of thousands of years and Are the origins of the old and the modern Garden roses
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