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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 26, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas                                IA Nsvir December Americans celebrate Christmas by sharing with the needy By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Americans demonstrated their good will to men oft Christmas by giving freely of food and clothing to the nations needy and by sharing with their families the joy of the In President and Reagan spent Christmas Day at the White House exchanging gifts before a festive joined by Reagans Richard and his family and other The Reagans children were not on hand this Artificial heart recipient William hospitalized in since the implant a month spent Christmas Day visiting with members of his who said Schroeders gift of life was the best present they could have In Marine Corps veteran Thomas director of the Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans Memorial Project donned battle left his family and stood vigil in the statehouse in memory of servicemen missing from the Vietnam The veterans should not be said The war should not be We dont want our children to get involved in such a Volunteers in Los Angeles rolled shopping carts piled with donated clothing to two blueandwhite tents and a tepee next to City where about 300 homeless people spent Christmas Eve and God bless these God bless these a grizzled Freddy said of the tent city You look you see the you know what Christmas is said restaurant owner Joe who prepared his third annual meal for the Some of these people only see each other once a and thats at they have someone to talk someone to share In Oklahoma people were served more than a ton of turkey and trimmings at the Red Andrews Christmas named after a state legislator who started it 40 years ago as a party for the Friends relatives have carried on the tradition since An drews death in Rita Swiener spent the day distributing to Louis needy children the in gifts she spent the year The psychology professor has been playing Santas helper since her college spurred by her lonely holiday seasons as a young girl in an Its really although it does get a little bit over whelming at she But you should see these kids when you walk in with all the humbug Postman fired for giving Christmas cards AP A letter carrier who deposited unstamped Christmas cards in his customers mailboxes as he had done for seven years was hung without a trial by officials who fired him after refusing the mans offer of his wife Marie DePlanche donned a Santa Claus outfit and picketed the post office where her worked after the 29year veteran of the postal service was informed he would be without a job after DePlanche said the incident also landed her husband in the hospital for the suffering the effects of DePlanche left a Christmas card last week in each of about 545 mailboxes on his just as hed done the past seven she This postal officials say someone and DePlanche was confronted about the cards Thursday by the postmaster and two she They wont say who We dont even know if its Weve been hung without a DePlanche said her husband admitted placing the cards in the boxes and offered to pay the but the officials wouldnt accept the She said she was so angry that she donned a Santa Claus suit and sandwich sign Monday and picketed the Brighton Post The sign read Merry My husband fired from this post office Saturday for giving his customers a Christmas Hes been a mailman for 29 Yes there really is a Happy She said she was picketing when she was told that her 47yearold husband was hospitalized for a suspected heart I have no doubt its because of he DePlanche I have a happygolucky Nothing bothers But she said the dismissal notice has destroyed his His his is He didnt realize he committed a crime that would ruin his DePlanche His intentions were only the He likes to communicate with his Attempts to contact postal officials for comment were unsuccessful when calls to Brightons postpffice went Friends of actor Stacy Keach fail in attempt to visit him Americans from coast to coast embodied the Christmas spirit by giving freely of food and clothing to the nations needy and by sharing with their families the joy of the NEW YORK AP Two friends of actor Stacy who is serving nine months in an English prison for taking worth of cocaine into the say they fear he may have been roughed up in But officials dismiss the report as a figment of someones Pulitzerprize winning playwright actor Jason Miller and William McAndrew became concerned after they were turned away over the weekend by authorities at Reading Prison near where they believe Keach is being the New York Daily News reported They were unsuccessful in a second attempt to contact Keach while posing as and were told only that the actor had been taken to the prison infirmary suffering from a bad Miller The official said that Keach had had a bad back before he came into but hes never had back trouble in his he McAndrew said he contacted a reportedly close to prison who told him Keach had apparently been involved in some sort of a battle and had been placed in solitary confinement and then taken to the the News But a spokesman for the British Home which supervises British He is not He hasnt been He hasnt been in any The story thats circulating is a figment of someones Asked why the friends werent allowed to visit the who declined to be said You cant simply knock at the door of a British prison and expect to see Visits are They are They take time to arrange and are allowed only when the prisoner wishes the visit and the governor 2 Sheriffs jailers will get new duties Brian recently named chief deputy by Sheriff Walter will keep his present duties along with his new the sheriff j We dont plan to name anyone right away to take that Fellers John will begin taking the place of Victor Streigler who will retire at the end of this Jailers George Gonzales and Michael Doerr will change the sheriff Gonzales will move into investigations and Michael Doerr will be put on The new budget allows for two new deputies along with two paper ser High Continued from Page 1A Wilford of Alvin was killed at Christmas Day in a headon collision one mile northwest of Copeland on Farm Road 1660 in Williamson Sotero Sanchez of Richmond died at Monday after his motorcycle ran off a roadway about a halfmile south of Crabb in Fort Bend Randy died Tuesday from head injuries he suffered on Christmas Eve in a twovehicle accident in El Two Midland men were killed and three other people were hospitalized from a headon accident between two vehicles on Christmas Eve about two miles southeast of Andrews at an intersection of two county Killed in the accident Monday were William Lawrence and Claude Milton both of They were passengers in separate Thelma of Sweeny was killed shortly after 6 Monday when she was struck and killed by a vehicle as she walked home after checking her mail about eight miles northwest of West Columbia on Farm Road 1459 in Brazoria Jack Sidney of Houston died early Tuesday from injuries suffered when the vehicle he was in was struck broadside by another vehicle at Monday at an intersection in Harris Continued from Page 1A its Some get up and leave the Ohers stay and watch until the bloody Either Harst Im not asking for any I dont expect you guys to go home and purge your All I ask is that you think before you drink and I do this program on my time I paid for the I took the And I do this because its that important to Drink if you have he Just dont get behind the wheel of a car and endanger yourself and Please think before you drink and Child still critical after HEB shooting SAN Texas AP A 3 yearold girl shot in the head during a grocery store robbery last week remained in critical condition officials at Santa Rosa Hospital Police said they have no suspects yet in the 17 wounding of Mahogany shot during a holdup at an grocery The who is in a was visited on Christmas Day by Mayor Henry She seems to be doing a little Cisneros told reporters outside the intensive care unit at the Her body is Now its just a matter of time to see if she wakes he Officials said a fragment of a caliber bullet remains lodged near the base of her Police are looking for two men who brandished a handgun and a shotgun during the early morning holdup at the grocery The child was at the store with her mother Joan who has kept a vigil at her daughters side at the hospital since the No one else was hurt in the rob 3 die in crash near Texas Authorities today located the wreckage of a Cessna aircraft that crashed in heavy fog during the night in a rugged area near the Mexico killing three people and in juring two The a girl about 11 years old and a boy approximately 7 years were taken by ambulance to Val Verde Memorial Hospital inDel Department of Public Safety spokesman Larry Todd The trooper said the children were walking around the wreckage when he Todd A nursing supervisor said both were conscious but she had no other report on their The which was reported overdue in Del Rio and missing Tuesday was spotted today by a Border Patrol Authorities had been conducting a ground search but were unable to search from the air until Todd The fog and rugged terrain hampered rescue efforts at the Kinney County crash scene east of Del officials Todd said authorities had not yet determined the planes flight plan or the identity of the Continued from Page 1A Graveside services for Miss will be at 1 Thursday in the Woodlawn Garden of Memories in The Eric Anderson of Hoiistojj will officiate under the direction of jJeeHer Funeral Her remains will lie in state at until 9 She was born on in She had lived in New Braunfels for two and had worked as a HeriildZeitung carrier since She was also a member of the First Methodist Survivors include her and William Jeffrey of New and her William Altai Palmer of Politics in the Herald Zrltunj HMD TRUCKS MTMMCTNW VALUE SELECTION   

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