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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 13, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas P«0« 6A    Herald-Ze/fung New Braunfels. Texas    Sunday    December    13,1987 Youngsters pick up saving, spending skills at workshop By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Students at Memorial and Lone Star primary schools proved recently they can be just as picky and finicky as Christmas shoppers anywhere Rut the young shoppers were just trying to learn something Karen decided on a new rattle for her baby sister. Diane got something for just about everyone in her family and Edward found the perfect thing for his father These children, along with every Memorial and Lone Star student, had an opportunity to do their own Christmas shopping at Santa's Secret Shop Last week s shopping sprees were the culmination of a project that gave teachers and parents a practical means of teaching students some real-life skills karen Simpson, principal at Memorial and Lone Star, said she thinks the project was a raving success Children learned a little something about saving and budgeting money and they got a taste of spending America’s favorite past time Also, she said. the children will be able to give gifts this Christmas and that’s important to little guys “A letter went home early in the year to let parents know this would be coming up and kids can start saving their money.” she said “They had to make choices, deciding just who they could afford to buy gifts for I think it s so neat for the kids to get to go shopping They are so serious about their selections.” Simpson said Gifts at the shop were priced from IO cents to $8. a reasonable range for someone who relies on an allowance for a living Parents got to play the part of Santa's helpers, helping students decides how much they could afford and which items were out of their range And for the youngsters who didn t have any money because of whatever reason. Simpson said the school PTA's helped out to make sure everyone who wanted to could participate A number of students in Mary Ann Pusateri's second grade class said they saved up enough money to buy all the gifts they want and some e\ en had money left over to buy something for themselves Mailman hospitalized afterattack by dog HOUSTON AP A mail carrier remained hospitalized Saturday after he was mauled by a KXI pound Great Dane mixed breed that escaped from a fenced yard Charles Dunean. 58. of Houston, suffered deep bites to his right leg and left arni Friday morning before a nearby resident beat off the animal with a clipboard Duncan was taken to Northwest Memorial Hospital where he was listed in stable condition after undergoing surgery Friday night, hospital spokesman Bill McGlashen said McGlashen said Duncan was suffering from dozens of deep puncture wounds, each of which had to be sutured individually by a plastic surgeon Duncan was delivering mail in the northwest Houston route he has worked for 20 years when the dog pushed open a wooden fence gate that was usuaiiy locked Before Duncan could escape, the dog pounced on him he said “All I had time to do was put my pouch down. and he grabbed my right leg and bit me in my back ” he said Duncan raised his arms to protec i his face, although his head also received wounds “I was just trying to kick him off but he wouldn't stop I mean this was a continuing thing and he wasn t stopping ” Duncan said from his hospital room Mickey Sutter owner of the 5 year old dog was cited for allowing the dog, which is part Great Dane and part Rhodesian ridgeback to run at large and for having neither a valid license nor current vaccination for the dog said Robert Armstrong director of the city s Bureau of Animal Regulations and Fare Youngsters in the second grade is-ses a’ Star primary schools took then :    a’ Santa s Secret Shop gave the y< , g* ’ skill of budgeting (PhotobyDer» ven ial and Lone s shopping «n n the lite DO YOU HAVE MILD TO MODERATE ASTHMA? If so. we need volunteers to partiei-pate in a FDA approved clinical study fora new asthma medication Participants must In* 12 years of age or older, and will be paid h or more information call: CENTRA1 TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH 705-A Landa 625 7612 Milton Fox considering running against Bentsen AUSTIN tAF) — Former State Rep Milton Fox says he is consider ing filing as a Republican candidate to oppose I S Sen Lloyd Bentsen. I) Tex . in next year's election “It s interesting, and I'm going to look at the prospects pm and con.” said Fox. of Houston, who won the GOF nomination hut lost the general election race for the Texas Railroad Commission in I HHK GOP Executive Director John Weaver said party officials have “talked to Milton, and he is very serious about running and he has at least a 50-50 chance of winning the nomination against the name cur rently being mentioned ” I S Rep Beau Boulter R Amarillo ts reported to tx* leaning toward making the race, even though he would have to give up his relative Iv safe Panhandle congressional seat to run for the I S Senate Boulter maintained Friday that he is still undecided “I just don't know,” Boulter said in a telephone interview with the Dallas Morning News Friday ‘ I'm going to do some soul searching this weekend “I don t know which way I’m lean ing I want someone to run against Lloyd Bentsen and I m not afraid to dolt." 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