New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, August 21, 1952, Page 7

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 1952, New Braunfels, Texas August 21, 1952 NEW BRAUNFELS ZEITUNG — ÎRTNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY in der f?aHc Samvta?. den 23. August Dieterts Band liefert die Musik. Von 9 bis % Uhr. Eintritt 60c und ?.{V. Alle willkommen. Lake Breeze's Joe Mueller Wins Boys Qain May Help Spring FloW National Chompionship in Water Skiing Cooled By Refrigeration ■Oz=z=z Friday & Saturday 9c-35c-40c She'saoîiemangaiwitlia two-timing heart! Siarnng ■IP.' LET rANGEL J|echnîco(or coton tr YVONNE ROCK DeCARLO-HUDSO Plus 2nd Feature REX AUEN. THI AIIZONA COWtOY KOKO THf MMACUI ¡HOI» OF THI ÍMOVII n ftJtiS ALSO — COLOR CARTOON AND SERIAL -O-- Sun-Mon-Tues-Wed 9c-40c-50c eUPANPp'"^/ SOU W6Í/Í NOW/ Joe Mueller, 16. of Mc Quee-ney. with two first.«^ and a second won the hoys overall championship in the National Water Ski Tournanieat at Minoqua. Wise., Saturday. August 16. He placed first in trick riding and jumping and second in the slalom. Joe, the son of Mrs. Charles Mueller, owner of "Lake Breeze," at McQueeney, is the firH^exan to enter the boys comp^ition in the National tournament. He has been water skiing for three years. Monday night he appeared on a television program. -o-Lambda Psi Chapter Holds Called Meeting Mrs. Henry Priesmeyer presided at a called meeting of the Lambda Psi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held at the home of Mrs. Dean Voight Wednesday night. August 13. The members discussed tentative social plans, the area convocation to be held in New Braunfels in September, and rushing activities for the ensuing year. Refreshments were served to members present; Mrs. Henry Priesmeyer, Mrs. Leo Proske, Mrs. Robert Holden. Mrs. Ho-mulh Weidner, Mrs. Howard Schneider, and Mrs. Kenneth Welsch. Although the sorority had no regular meetings this summer, members have participated in several social activities. Mrs. Homuth Weidner entertained with a Coke party, Mrs. Howard Schneider gave a party in honor of a Beta Signria Phi member from Philadelphia, Pa., and members and their husbands attended a hamburger supper and dance at Landa Park. Common St, Union Ave. Paving Done The Citv Commiiision Mon- (Continued from P. 1) built, however, and Cape coulM give no encouragement on this point. The meeting was held to explore possibilities of remedying the problem of the constant les.sening of the spring flow in the Cumal River here, as well day passed a resolution accep- as the lowering of the level of ting the paving of Union Avenue from East Lincoln Street to Edgewater Terrace and Common Street from Liberty Avenue to Comal Cemetery. and approved ft)r payment the final bills submitted by the contractor on the job. " The bills submitted by Dean Word Ct)mpany were for $12,-155.12 on the Union Avenue project, bringing to $30.631.76 the total cost for the work on a contract price of $32,564 94; and $7.327.97 on the Common Street project, bringing to $15,-814.88 the total cost f<»r the work contracted for at S16.073.-36.Lucketts Entertain Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Luckett entertained with cocktail party Saturday night, August 18, at their home on Laurel Lane. Hurricane lamps marked the entrance to the driveway and bordered the walk to the house. Star fi.sh in pastel shades, and drapes of pink and blue fish net decorated the spacious porch. The large refreshment table was placed on the lawn. The table was decorated in the South Sea mptif, centered with star fi.sh, foliage, and hurricane lamps. Bluebonnet Grange Members See Preview Of Convention Program A preview^ program for the Ixmefit of members who are unable to attend the State Grange Convention in Hamilton August 20-23 was presented at the Wednesday meeting of the Bluebonnet Grange. Charles Lackey presided in the absence of Arthur Kneupper, worthy master. The program, which will l^e given at the state convention, included essays written by Rosalie Schmidt and Annette Soefje; a reading, "Husbands," by Christine Soefje; and "Springtime in the Rockies," by the Art Singers, Miss Schmidt, Miss Soefje, and Miss Jo Ann Muenzeler. Mrs. Ray Shaver, chairman of the Home Economics Committee, reported that the quiit was finished and would be sent to the State Convention for judging. Mi.ss Muenzeler was named junior delegate to the three day meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bremer announce the birth of a seven-pound, 13 ounce son, Bryan Lloyd, here Saturday. M Sgt. Fritz Braker, .serving as a dietician in the Air F'orce in Korea, will arrive home on furlough about August 27. he has notified his father. City Patrolman William Braker. the Landa Park lake. Don Mathews, Chamber of Commerce manager, a.sked the GBRA board members whether concerted action on the part of members of the Guadalupe River Watershed As.sociation might have some elTect on Congress in this election year in expediting construction of the Canyon Dam. Cape said that a certain political problem in connection with obtaining an appropriation fi)r the dam does exist, but that Texas senators in Congress have been diligent in their support of the project thus far. Support from other senators Congressmen is necessary for pai^sage of the appropriation bill, and pre.ssure to get the project into the budget, which is usually closed in October and presented by the President in January, is of pi'ime importance. He explained thiit although the dam was authorized by Congress upon reports of the Corps of Engineers a number of years ago, no appropriation for its construction has ever been made, largely because of the interference of World War II and the Koretm war. Further studies on the dam are necessary to determine actual costs, he said. Present plains call for a $40,000,000 structure which would impound 1,144,800 acre-feet of water, or approximately 40 per cent nriore than is impounded by Bllchanan Dam on tht Colorado. He pointed out that the GBRA is primarily interested in owning ail conservation water in the Guadalupe Rive watershed. It is the feeling of the governor and all state agencies involved that control and ov nership (if all natural resour( 's should I'emain in the hands of the state, with the federal government having Cinly two legitimate controls on the .state's water one, to contrM flood waters, and two, to control navigation on navigable streams. The Guadalupe is classed as a navigable stream. Cape said that he believed the present diíTerences of opinion will be ironed out as studies progress, and that the dam will finally be built. Construction of auxiliary GBRA dams, which would produce power with water obtained from the Canyon Dam, must await completion of plans for the larger structure, he pointed out, because of engineering problems which are dependent upon size and placement of the Canyon Dam,ANNUAL BAZAARin benefit of 0. CARTOON & LATEST NEWS EVENTSL. OF fERPETUAL HELP CHURCHNew Braunfels, ComaltownSunday, August 24, 1952AMERICAN FOOD AND DELICIOUS MEXICAN DISHESDinner from 11:00 on—Supper from 5:00 on Adults: $1.00 — Children 50cEntertainment and RefreshmentsDuring the DayCome One, Come All, Enjoy Yourselves City to Buy Sweeper Street Commissioner Walter Ki^ilerli was authnrt/ed by the City -Commission Monday to purchase a j'otary ])room street svve»'per at a c(istof $785. 'I'he sweeper will be used for sweeping the nc",v!y-f>aved streets on which the inverted penetration method of paving has been used. M Sgt. Arno Moeller, .son of Mr. and Mrs. William Braker, is expected to arrive home from duty in England this week. Mrs. Elsie Simon is leavihg this week for Winfield, Kan., where she will enter the Snyder-Jones Clinic for a check-up. Mayor Julius Schwandt .said that he favored a program of placing smaller diversion dams which would lead water into natural openings into underground streams, rather than attempting to impound large bodies of water on the surface. He said that information he had received indicated that such a program would do more to maintain the flow of springs than any other method of water conservation. Rochette Coreth» prominent rancher, asked about the efficacy of erecting small dams on tributary creeks as a water conservation measure. Construction of such small dams fits right in with the GBRA program of larger dams, R. H. Vahrenkamp, conservation director of the board from Seguin, and W. M. Burnett, board member from Wimber-ley, said. The two programs complement each other, hut neither is a substitute for the other, Vahrenkamp added. • The GBRA has no control over the acti(m of the Lower Colorado River Authority in taking such large quantities of water from the Comal River at the Comal Power Plant that the Landa Park lake level is b<'ing lowered, Cape said. The plant wa.s leased to the LCRA l)y the GBRA, and the latter agency exirrcises no control over of)e" ration of the plant. Mayor Schwandt reported that last Wednesday the lake level was lowered by two feet, and the power plant had to shut di)wn ono of its turbines because of a lack of sufficient water. Present at the meeting were Mathews, Schwandt, Coreth, Willard Rush, Ed. Badouh, Alton Luckett, and Mark Fuchs, representing the local delegation; and GBRA board members, C. F. Combs, chairman from Cuero; H. A. Wagen-fuehr, secretary-treasurer, New Braunfels; Cape, of San Marcos; Vahienkampr^Burn^et^ Engelke, Seguin; H. M. Davenport, Prairie Lea; and Hartwell J. Kennard, Conzales.ANNUAL BAZAAR AND HOMECOMING Benefit ofSt. Joseph Church atHoney Creek Bf>erne-Ni'w Braunfels Road 475 f} miies west of Highway 281SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 1952 Starting 4:00 o'clock p.m. Entertainment and Refreshments Chicken and Pot Roast Supper at 4:30 pML SijrvmM from 4:30 p.m. Family S^l»" EVERYBODY WELCQIIE $1.00 s : ' ri > arili-iíín H'í ;

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