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December 28 in San Antonio history...

1917 
Dispensing with their usual Christmas celebration, the girls of Carnegie Library this season “adopted” four destitute families, whom Mrs. Harriett Leary, executive secretary of the Associated Charities, picked out for them, furnishing a Christmas remembrance for the twenty-two persons in the four families.

1953
City Manager Winton is studying the possibility of establishing a pedal boat concession on the river.

1977
Nationally syndicated columnist Heloise (real name Katherine Eloise Bowles) passes away at the downtown Baptist Hospital at age 58.  Her daughter, Ponce Heloise Cruse will take over her “Hints from Heloise” column.

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