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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 1, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Opinions DAVID Editor and Publisher MNINE Managing Editor Page 4A New Texas May 1991 Published Sunday Thursday and Friday afternoons by New Braunfels 707 Landa or Drawer New Texas Second Class postage paid by New Braunfels HeraldZeitung at New DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher JANINE GREEN Managing Editor CHERYL DuVALL Business Manager KAREN REINtNGER Classified Manager LONE BEASLEY Advertising Director CAROL ANN AVERY Circulation Manager GUS ELBEL Pressroom Foreman Carrier delivery in Blanco and Kendall counties three six one Senior Citizens Discount carrier delivery six Mail delivery outside Comal in Texas three six one Mail outside Texas six one If you have not receiuedyour newspaper by Tuesday through or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Postmaster Send address changes to Drawer New Texas Forum Kudos The Herald salutes residents who make our world better Every week residents of our area do many things that deserve special Often those things find their way into the pages of this but sometimes they This space is devoted each week to providing that Some of what appears in it will be taken from the pages of the Some will be provided by our If you know of someone who deserves special let us Call either Managing Editor Janine Green or Editor and Publisher David Sullens and well take it from Our tele phone number is Kudos this week go to Neighbors in New Braunfels who plant and maintain the beau tiful flowers that give the community such Allergy suf ferer Bobbie Carmichael finds gardening out of the so she lives vicariously by driving by and The City Parks and Recreation Department employees for the way they keep Landa Ann Bartholomew remarks that the paries receive heavy weekend usage and that that heavy usage she city employees consistently do a fantastic job of getting the park back into shape early Monday Sheriffs deputy Mark Reynolds and animal control officer David Young for their incredibly kind and caring treatment of a dog hit by a car near Canyon Lake and the compassionate approach to her Sherry Britton said her pet is now partially paralyzed but alive thanks to their ranging from driving me to where she was I was so upset to contacting the The volunteers involved in the translation and compilation of the Looking Back Translations of the Neu Braunfelser Zeitung 125 and 100 years ago are by Carl and Ethel Schumann Gertrude Loep Fred Fruehjold and Lottie Nebergall Arlene Krueget Betty PfeufferTriesch and Anita Cook assist in gathering for the remaining Iris Timmerman Schumann is Smithson Valley Middle School band students who brought home dozens of medals from the recent Hill Country Music Festival Solo and Ensemble The cast of New Braunfels High Schools oneact The Madwoman for advancing to regional University Interscholastic League New Braunfels High School science teacher Jim who was honored by the Alamo Chapter of Sigma Xi as an Out standing Science Organizers of the New Braunfels National Little League Fun Day who successfully combined fund raising with fun for young Comal County Do you know of someone else who deserves mention in this weekly feature If call Janine Green or David Sullens at Runner Shannon the only Comal County stu dent earning a place in the Region IV high school track At the May 10 shell run the 4A girls 800meter and mile Your representatives George Bush President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania 20500 Lloyd Bentsen United States Senate 703 Hart 20510 Phil Gramm United States Senate 370 Russell 20510 Lamar Smith House of Representatives District 21 Comal County 422 Cannon Office 20510 Greg Laughlin House of Representatives District 14 Guadalupe County 1713 Longworth Office 20510 Texas Ann Richards Governors Office State Capitol Texas 78711 State Judith Zaffirini District 21 Capitol Station Box 12068 Texas 78711 State William Sims District 25 Capitol Station Box 12060 Texas 70711 Thanks for protection Editor We would like to take this oppor tunity to publicly thank the New Braunfels Police Department for their continued assistance and pro We receive ongoing assis tance from the department and appre ciate the high level of concern and immediate A special thanks to Detective Paul Peterson and his along with the Juvenile Probation Depart for the many hours they spend helping us find missing teens and assisting youth who are the victims of others Also a special thanks to Officers Bell and Grem mer to name just a for their continued support in times of crisis be it a a security an abused or abandoned or the need for Chief your departments interest in the safety and security of its community is to be Wed like to say thanks to you and your officers for everything you do to help us in our efforts to make the lives of our residents Kim Wasoski and Teen Connection Staff One of the strengths Editor Thank David for rec Letter policy The HeraldZeitung welcomes correspondence concerning topics of gen eral All letters must be signed and include an address and telephone number for verification purposes only the name and community of resi dence will accompany the letter in No anonymous letters will be Length is limited to 300 words and letterwriters to acceptance for publication only once per The newspaper reserves the right to refuse any letter as well as edit all The letters become the property of the Letters should be sent to New Braunfels Drawer New Texas or brought to our offices at 707 ognizing one of the strengths that tru ly makes our nation a great Christian My husband and I had the oppor nity to tour Saragosa about three years ago and see what Christian men and women were doing to rebuild that little That same group of men and their wives are going around the state building and giving and receiving For years theyve served without asking for We also saw a very real Christian love in our military as they struggled in dangerous situations in Saudi It was truly a Christ centered Never have we felt more pride of the Kevins and the Rus sells and others that made life better for those less fortunate because of their I am proud that one day God gave me an invitation to serve Im glad that I can serve him in Next Saturday once again I get to vote my Will I see you at the polls Barbara Morris New Braunfels Better hearing month Editor For nearly half a May has been designated Better Hearing and Speech Month in the United More than 20 million Americans nearly percent of all children and adults inthe United States have language or hearing impair ments which severely affect their abil ity to And many of these individuals are suffer ing needlessly since most communi cations disorders can be helped by trained The American SpeechLanguage Hearing Association is the national scientific and professional society of more than speechlanguage pathologists and audiologists whose concerns include the causes and effects of disturbance in human com munication and evalua tion and rehabilitation of individuals afflicted with language and hearing The services required by persons with such disor ders are made available through a var iety of clinical rehabilitation programs of special pupil ser vices in schools and private There can be no better time than during the month of for all Americans to dedicate themselves to meeting the needs of the more than 20 million Americans with communica tive Information about these handicaps is available from the American SpeechLanguageHearing Box 20852 and the San Antonio Hearing and Language Asso ciation hotline at Cassandra Powell San Antonio Looking back By ROSEMARIE LEISSNER Editor Sophienburg Musuem and ArchlvM Comal County Historical Commission 125 YEARS AGO 1866 As of April there are 75 letters in German and 56 in English held at the post Editors Note The above was a service the newspaper would provide on a monthly 100 YEARS AGO 1891 County Judge Giesecke is presi dent of the Comal County Teachers Some of the members pre sent at the recent meeting were Marbach and teachers Klenke and Dietert was hunting for wolves on Dietert place when he came upon a small As he a large rattlesnake came With some help 18 snakes were The largest had 15 AH hotels and apartments were taken by railroad employees building a bridge which will be completed in 6 Advertisement Folding Canvas cots Feld Belt Stellen For sale each Jahn Death Notice Sophie Braune was born in Alter Platow at Magdenburg in She married in 1838 to Johann Jacob Braune and had 6 She came to Texas in She died at Oyster Creek on her son Wilhelm Braunes Death Notice Eduard Hier holzcr Pfeil died of a heart attack at age She is survived by her husband and 7 75 YEARS AGO 1916 We need 200 men Sunday morning at 7 oclock to help decorate the streets and pitch tents in Landas Parties willing to help please meet us on New Braunfels Fire Dept Chief Attention Citizens False fire alarms may be turned in by visiting firemen during the convention next This might happen either day or We are calling your attention to this so the excitement will not be We have made arrangements to handle any alarms at any New Braunfels Fire Chief reward for information lead ing to the arrest and conviction of the party who interfered with our tele phone wires near Waco Springs recen tly by binding them together so as to interrupt Sattler Telephone Gus 50 YEARS AGO 1941 Eiband Fischer bowling team took first honors in team bowling event of the 2nd Annual Ten Pin Tour nament with score of Members arc Ansclm HUmar Schrciw Members of the New Braunfels Volunteer Fire Department who were among those responsible for the plan ning of the State Firemans Convention held in New Braunfels in May 1916 from Charles Walter Walter Adolph Henne Adloph Henne and Walter Sophienburg Museum and Archives Joseph Faust as Faust formerly have served as Mayor of New Erwin Fred Harrison Ted dence who staff the SS Peter and Paul Jeanette Streuer competed against entries throughout the state to win First Place Highly Superior rating in a dress contest at State Rally of Future Homemakers in San Her award is the highest recognition New Braunfels High School Homemaking has ever claimed in state com petition according to Vada Belle Sim 25 YEARS AGO 1966 The oath of office was administered on April 29 to Good Government League candidates Julius Mayor and Pete and More than 1 million dollars in con struction of Comal County and sur rounding area farm roads was author ized last week by the Texas State Highway The grand homecoming at SS Peter and Paul Parish on April 29 honored native sons who are native daughters who are seminary stu dents and This is one of a series of events taking place this year to mark the centennial of the arrival in Texas of the Sisters of Divine Provi Coming to First Baptist Church as pastor May 1st is Reverend Bill now serving the First Baptist Church at Aransas First place winners in the annual spelling bee for elementary school children of the New Braunfels Inde pendent District were James Blacks mith and Ronald Wohlfort of Carl Schurz and Ralph Curtis at James Allen took top honors at the New Braunfels Iris Societys fourth annual Iris Show April Pictured are Canyon Dam and Canyon Dam Outlet works during The earthen com pleted at a cost of million by the Corps of was dedicated April The dedi cation ceremony was the responsibility of the QuadalupeBlanco River Authority which controls release of the Ben GBRA director from New served as master of ceremo John Connally dedicated the dam with a crowd of more than 2000 Sophienburg Museum and Archives
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