New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 29, 1985, Page 6

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

November 29, 1985

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 29, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Page 6 A Texas November Geronimo Creek If TIMMEMMANM SISTEftS Usually under normal rainfall con ditions in the Hunter area of Comal County the water rushes down the York Creek but the torrential down pour on Tuesday sent the banks The water coming in a tidal wave like rush made a roaring noise as it forced onward flattening debris and wideneding to include the Alligator Creek The Alligator Creek wafer hit the Barbarrossa area and Sunday morn ing peaked around The Sam Bretzke home on Bar barossa Road edged the high rise and luckily only a gallon of water entered the A dump truck was needed for the family and helpers to reach the The water receded as fast as it rose but left the yard with a foot of silt to wash down to find the sidewalks and gravel The wheat fields had spot erosion and silt The Alligator Creek feeds into Geronimo but little damage thus far has been Tuesday floods plague Hunter Hills area SISTERS 2ftth 25th anniversary Family and relatives join Ray and Alice Buck in Bryan to help them observe their twentyfifth wedding anniversary The heavey rains closed roads along the Monroe Schubert of the Feutress area helped to patrol and rerouted us to avoid the San Mai cos Monroe remembers the river higher only one previous Flowing water along the roadway and water across the highway at Cedar Creek kept us watchful all the way to Ryan Ramsey welcomed Ryan William Ramsey was welcomed Monday by his parents Steve and Gail Ryan weigh ed in at 7 pounds ounces and measured He was born at the Guadalupe Valley The proud grandparents include the Bob and Ann Ramsey of Temple and Elsie Heinemeyer of Seguin is the proud maternal grand Auxiliary meets The Geronimo Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary met President June Herzog called the meeting to order and asked for the opening Margaret Harbroth read Lifes Little Juanita Dreirbradt read the minutes and gave the treasurers Juanita also gave a break down on how much profit each booth made at the October The main item of business was the upcoming Christmas Party planned for It will be held at the Geronimo Happy Hour will begin at 7 and dinner will be served at All the Geronimo firemen and auxiliary members arid their families are The drinks and eating uten sfls will be furnished by the fife department and Each familiy is asked to bring either a chip and dip or a Santa Claus will also be at the par Therefore each family with a child or children is asked to bring a gift for their child or The gift should be wrapped and labeled with your childs Remember this fun date when San ta will be in Geronimo 18 Happy hour 7 and dinner at Silver anniversary The Laubach Hall with its tree lac ed grounds was invitingly lighted to welcome the silver anniversary of Fred and Rita They were helped with the party chores by their daughters Suzanne and The reception and dance was held Monday from 611 They were married A barbecue dinner was served complimented by dishes brought by family and The anniversary cake was placed in the center of the hall and served by Tracy Bittner and Leanne After super a dance was enjoyed by the Leroy and Beth Johns led Its winter flood season Winter is flood season for many parts of the including this and officials of the federal governments National Flood In surance Program NFIP caution that homeowners insurance does not cover losses from Jeffery head of the Federal Insurance Administration which oversees the operation of the pointed out this impor tant financial protection is available Getting ready for winter Everything seems to be busy lately with everyone getting ready for winter and the holiday The animal kingdom is LESLIE no different with these industrious squirrels busily stocking away their winter Christmas warning Gift wrap with safety WASHINGTON AP The love that prompts holiday toy buying needs to be tempered by thoughts of so the gifts will bring only fun and not say government and industry toy there were fewer toyrelated injuries last year than in and those that occurred were mostly But hazards still exist arid adults must watch for the safety experts said The decline in injuries is very said Douglas Thomson of the Toy Manufacturers of with most problems associated with the exuberance of the purchase of toys for the wrong age level and lack of The majority of the injuries reported last year were minor cuts and Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Ter fence Scanlon he there were also Dangerous cases of toddlers inhaling or swallowing small and con sumers must be informed and use good judgment if we are to further reduce these injuries and Thomson and Scanlon joined hands at a morning press conference replete with a school choir and bell Santa punch and dozens of cameras and hun dreds of news to deliver their annual Christmas toy safety One member of the product safety commission skipped the contending the nations toymakers do not go far enough in their age labeling on The basic message of toy safety is said Commissioner Stuart contacted later at his of But he said he would rather see the agencys effort go toward finding dangerous toys and getting them off the As for age he manufacturers only list the ages a product is or is not recommended Much contended would be labels saying why the recommendation is made such as that a toy contains small parts a tod dler might choke or sharp points which could cause eye Scanlon and Commis sioner Carol Dawson were at the con ference to deliver their safety Consumers must make the ap propriate toy selection at point of must supervise children while at play to ensure safe must assure proper storage of unus ed and must regularly examine toys repairing or discarding broken Scanlon told the Scanlon warned of the hazards of balloons and toy if broken or can suffocate small he He urged adults to remove balloons and pieces of broken balloons after Toy chest lids can drop onto a child looking for something in the Scanlon with some 30 deaths caused by this type of accident over a He urged buying toy chests with spring supports for the through the governments program in communities which participate in the but it isnt automatic the property owner must purchase the coverage from any property and casualty insurance agent or There are nearly com munities throughout the country that have agreed to adopt and enforce floodplain management on the part of the com minty makes flood insruance available to owners of property in the including renters who may insure their contents in a rented Bragg emphasized that buildings which are not in special flood hazard areas may be In almost 40 percent of the claims paid by the NFIP are for losses that oc curred in areas thought to have only minimal to moderate flood Bragg The Administrator said part of the Federal Emergency Manage ment is working to inform the public about the availability of flood insurance because there are so many buildings exposed to a flood risk which There are nearly 2 million NFIP Bragg but estimates are there are between 6 and 8 million insurable buildings exposed to a risk of This means there could be as many as 4 million uninsured Bragg While flood insurance may be pur chased through any insurance FIA recently initiated a new pro gram which allows insurance com panies to offer coverage under their own names through arrangements with These arrangements pro vide the companies financial assurance for their flood isurance The coverage and costs of flood in surance are the whether a policy is written directly with the NFIP or through one of the com panies with arrangments with the The advantage of purchasing flood insurance from a company may be improved 1a Your Net Cost Rebate YOU CANT DQi BETTER THAN ON SALE 29 THPg 3 MISSION VALLEY BIBLE CHURCH Temporarily meeting at T Bar M Conference Center WHighway 6295725 1 After Rebate 20 twinpack 600 or twinpack Rebale limited to mfi stipulation m A Your Net Cost After Rebate Worship Service Each Sunday Morning Scott Pastor Teacher 2 Timothy EVERYONE WELCOME torim in of AA Rebate limited to stipulation After Rebate Choice of rechargeable batterta nicke Select 2 batteries or 1 for 9V Kmait A Lew Factory Rebate 4 After Rttogte fele 24 total 147 Price After Rebate FUpflothtw4n pack16 total Fits many tefaote hntted to mputalton WOw All PROJECTOR IN STOCK of Of bufet fit many Bobs Notes 11 Hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving yesterday Arent we lucky in America to be able to just get up and go ANYWHERE in the country without fear of passing through checkpoints and one looking down our throats to see who we where were Many countries arent so We should be What are some more things we could take a couple of minutes to be thankful for dur ing this holiday season Our freedom of worship and freedom of the Our eyesight and Our homes and Our husbands and Our Sunday school choir members and other church Our firemen and military Our school prin cipals and other school Our farmers and Our state and na tional Our God The Creator of all Jesus death on the Cross for our Jesus Resurrection from the Holy Spirit How many of the above things do we take for granted and never thank Him for them During this Thanksgiving season I challenge you to take just a moment To smell the and give thanks for all He has given most blessed nation in the In closing I have to tell you of a very real threat to many of the above A certain lady known to all Christians as a devout atheist whose son now professes and whose in itials are MMO who successfully eliminated the use of Bible reading and prayer in all public schools five years ago has been granted a Federal hearing in DC on the subject of Religion and the Airwaves by the Federal Com munications Commisssion The petition RM 2493 would ultimately pave the way to stop the reading of the Gospel on the airwaves of America radio AND TV She is also to remove Christmas songs and carols from public Dont take these freedoms for granted Please send the following note TODAY FCC 1919 H Street DC 20054 Re Petition 2493 I am an American and proud of my I am also very much aware of the place religious faith has played in the freedom as now Therefore I protest any human efforts to remove from radio or television any program designed to show faith in CITY STATEZIP Note This space donated ;

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