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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 13, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas PtpttA New Texas December Sour bigger competition create toy shortage SAN ANTONIO AP There may not be enough Christmas gifts for children In shelters and public hous ing projects in San Antonio because residents are not answering pleas for representatives of volunteer groups The sour Texas economy Is to blame for at least a portion of the officials They say peo ple are not able to respond with as much as in past years and more families are in need this One of the citys most successful giftgiving the Elf Louise is estimating that It will provide toys for only families this about less than last City Councilwoman Maria Ber who is trying to collect toys and food basket contributions for about 400 poor children up to 12 years told the San Antonio Light Fri day she also Is having trouble with her It seems that the need Is greater than ever while resources are shrink she Berrlozabal said she contacted the Toys for Tots campaign sponsored by the local Marines but was told it also was looking for Elf Louise spokeswoman Faye Borroum said her group is facing the same Were worried about the economy and were out of Borroum The requests are greater this year than ever Were hearing from families whove said they have never had to call us The proliferation of other pro grams seekings to distribute Christmas gifts Is also cutting Into the Elf Louise she Welcome to town Santa Glaus with quite a few of his friends arrived in Saltier Saturday during the annual Above members of the Canyon Lake Pilot from Lois Mary Collins and Marian Schmidt take a ride in their beary Christmas boat Above Santa greets a few youngsters along the At members of the Alzafar Shrine Temple in San Antonio carry the six flags of Photos by Deryl Clark FARMERS RANCHERS AND ALL PETROLEUM CUSTOMERS Midtex is still Your locally owned Texaco Phillips 66 Petroleum Distributors In a continuing effort to serve our valued customers some for over 21 years we are committed to providing quality products and service at fair and competitive We sincerely appreciate your Patronage Offices and warehouse conveniently located at 1516 Wald 6254214 6586776 FRUSTRATION AND FEAR In todays frustration and fear plague our life as never Dont despairthere is an answer Come and experience GODS ANSWER You are invited to worship and fellowship with the Presbyterian Church in Sunday 7 The Community Laurel Plaza 300 Laurel Lane 6256326 or 6294222 Woman pinned beneath car in creek rescued SAN ANTONIO AP A woman woman pinned beneath her overturn ed car in a creek struggled to keep her head above water for more than two hours before she was rescued by her husband and She was screaming for Mike said after rescuing his wife She heard me and Mike A quarter of the car was under I was holding her head above the he I was telling her that EMS was on the 1 wanted her to know that everything was go ing to be all Beclue said he began searching for his wife Julie when she didnt show up her I got worried when they said she wasnt Beclue 1 saw that two of the posts had been knock ed down next to the creek cross Johnny a family helped comfort the shaking woman while Garretts Hector drove for We tried to lift the car but couldnt get Beclue We were in the Garretts right arm was trapped beneath the crumpled 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass until officials were able to raise the car with a tow truck an hour after she was police Garrett was listed in serious condi tion at Brooke Army Medical Center early She was in the water a Beclue She was She could have made it for another hour or Shes a strong Patrolman David Torres said the cashier apparently was trying to close the passengerside car door when her westbound sedan ran off the left side of the twolane road When she tried to close the she jerked the he The car plunged to the bottom of the 20foot ravine and came to a rest upside Torres Shes lucky to be he said Her arm was pinned between the car and a rock on the bottom of the She was in the Beclue said the couple have two and L The Staff wishes to express their whole hearted thanks to friends and clients who have supported us in our first year of Without your support we would have never gone this again many thanks to the people that made it The Team of Crisms Salon and Boutique 6251152 f Executive Bane New Texas 20 EDWARDS UNDERGROUND WATER DISTRICT PUBLIC MEETINGS The board of directors of the Edwards Underground Water District will hold five 5 public meetings on the Proposed Draught Management Plan for the purpose of protecting the Edwards Aquafier during periods of draught These meetings will be held at 7 at the following locations 16COMAL COUNTY PUBLIC MEETING New Braunfels Civic Center Auditorium Seguin Ave New Braunfels 17MEDINA COUNTY PUBLIC MEETING Hondo High School AudioVisual Room 2603 Avenue Hondo 6UVALDE COUNTY PUBLIC MEETING Uvalde Civic Center Reading Room 300 Main Uvalde 7HAYS COUNTY PUBLIC MEETING University Savings 308 HopKins San Marcos 13BEXAR COUNTY PUBLIC MEETING Hemisphere Convention Center VIP Room 201 Market at Alamo San Antonio AUUNTERiSTEP PERSONS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND FOR MORE INFO CAIU 2222204 IN SAN ANTONIO O Off ON ALL GOLD SILVER 1 JEWELRY We Have INCREASED Our Inventory of Bracelets and Rings for Christmas Come In And See Our Gold Silver Coins Featuring American Eagle Canadian Maple Leaf Australian Nugget Singapore Rabbits and Tigers Gold Silver Christmas Wafers And Many More
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