Wednesday, May 29, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 29, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Opinions DAVID Editor and Publisher JANINE Managing Editor N0w Texas May 1991 Published Sunday Thursday and Friday by New Braunfels 707 Landa cr Drawer New Second Clan pottage paid by New Braunfels HeraldZeitung at New DAVID SULLENS Ecttof and Pubtshor JANINE GREEN Managing Editor CHERYL DuVALL Business Manager KAREN RflMNGER QassHled Manager LONE KASLEY 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 received your 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 tfcat 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 The group who aided a recent heart attack victim at high school baccalaureate services until an ambulance could Emergency medical personnel credited the four with increasing the womans chances of They are Don a dentist and the father of a graduate Darren Brinkkoeter Chris a graduate and Josephine mother of a Foster parents like Mabel and Bruce Brown of who give of themselves to make life better for youngsters trapped by events not of their own The 800 people who cast votes in last Saturdays New Braun fels Gty Council runoff The Daryl senior minister of First Protestant Church in New on his efforts in concert with Cham ber of Commerce bring the fall meeting of Churches Uniting in Global Mission to New The just installed new officers of the Guada Coma Garden Those officers include Monique president Valerie first vice president Patsy second vice president Carole secretary and Carol The women seen pausing on their walk through Landa Park to pluck ball moss from a crepe myrtle Left this parasite can kill a Its nice to know those who use the park are willing to help care for Members of the Guada Coma Garden Club for planting and maintaining a xeriscape garden located near the miniature train The New Braunfels Republican Womens Club on its recent dual contribution to the Comal County Senior Citizens Founda The contribution consisted of a Texas flag and a donation to the Seniors Center of Comal County building The volunteers who spend 400 hours each month operating the Senior Citizens Center Thrift already open behind the new center under renovation on Landa Those volunteers include Millie Rose Nell Lil lian Justin Doris Joan Juanita Lynda Marge Connie Crys tina Sandy Sandberg and Frankie The Downtown and New Braunfels Rotary Clubs on their hosting last Friday a group study exchange whose members were from throughout United The group expressed a special in seeing New according to the Houston Rota nan who arranged their tour of Librarian Vickie Hocker and all others involved in organizing the summer reading camp at the Dittlinger Memorial Library in New The camp is for children aged Registration is June The 199192 MidTexas Symphony debutantes who were honored recently at a spring tea in the Southbank Those debutantes included Kristin Amy Kim Shannon Kourtney Meredith Hard Jennifer Shealynn Christine Amy Brandy Natalie Emily Hilary Woods and Jennifer All those involved in the recent walkathon sponsored by the New Braunfels Lions and Lioness The event resulted in the contribution by the local clubs of to the Lions Camp for Crippled Children in Do you know of someone else who deserves mention in this weekly feature if call Janine Green or David Sullens at Note of thanks Editor Thank you for your papers support and assistance during the Great American Pood Fight and for your informed coverage of This community couldnt ask for a more supportive and active newspap Everyone is pleased with the April Goldsmith Main Street Project director and Food Fight chairman New Braunfels Youve given generously Editor To our supporters On behalf of the associates and managers of WalMart Distribution Center we would like to say Thank You It is because of business like yours that helps us to help the children of Santa Rosa Hospital and Childrens Miracle Through your you stand with us at the bedside of a You have given generously from your making possible better care for children who are ill and We reached our projected goal of and because of your contri butions we were able to raise and with corporate adding to make a grand total of all of which goes to our local childrens hospital at Santa 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 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 HeraldZeitung P O Drawer New Texas or brought to our offices at 707 Once again I want to take this opportunity to thank you for the sup port youve show to this worthwhile charity and hope that we can count on your support in the years to Nancy Edelen WalMart Distribution Center New Braunfels Friendlylittle town Editor Something happened recently that has greatly altered by belief that the general population of our friendly little German town is actually friendly and My mother fell while walking along FM Her ankle was severe ly broken and she was unable to She fell in the grass alongside the road in a bed of fire She was able to pull herself up a small embankment onto the She fell at 10 minutes before 1 in the afternoon bruised and she lay there for 20 minutes being passed by many trucks and Not one of those people had enough compassion to stop and help until one young woman with a 3weekold baby and her 4yearold son in her minivan stopped to offer Kristie Fielder and an older gentle man who stopped after Fielder helped my mother into Fielders Fielder then took my mother to McKenna Memorial Hospital To Fielder my family can not begin to thank you enough for the compassion you showed by To the gentleman I wish we knew your name so we could thank you personally we are very My mother underwent surgery that evening May 9 to have several screws and a steel rod placed in her She was released from the hos pital the following To those of you who passed my mother while she was lying alongside the road I want you to if it had been one of your sons or I WOULD HAVE Shelley MayfieldSchuetz New Braunfels Living with pigs Editor It has been reported that the owners of a potbellied pig living in New are refusing to pack up and move after losing in the second round of a bid to change a city ordinance that bans swine in the It was reported i that the owners made a statement recently that They think theyve heard the last of but theyve got another think But at the sec ond round the mayor of New Braun fels said it the way most citizens Those council members that feel that the pig owners plea should be granted should be asked another namely Would it not be prudent to have the pig owners move from the rather than a number of present citizens move because they object to whay the ordinance change would result in The change also may cause others who had planned to move to our city to change their George Nowotny New Braunfels looking back Brewery operated on upper Comal Local group rainbound at Anhalt By ROSEMARIE LEISSNER Editor Sophslnburg Museum and Archives Comal County Historic Commission 125 YEARS AGO 1866 Guenther has constructed a new brewery on the upper Comal using its waters Kremp kau is Hermann Seele announces an auc tion of on June 100 YEARS AGO 1891 When his wagon wheel hit a rock causing the wagon seat upon which he was sitting to come Henry Brinkoether fell to the ground and received severe head and body inju He was taken in by a Burglars broke in the home of Rudolph Krause and got away with a golden watch with clothes and a 75 YEARS AGO 1916 About 25 or more New Braunfelsers attended the Anhalt Mayfest last Saturday and most them were rain bound for the whole night and part of next and were lucky to get home on Aber schoen war es father of post master Gus and an old New Braunfels but since about 25 years ago is living in was here during the Firemans Convention once more meeting many of his old Reininger came to New Braunfels with the first German immi grants in 1845 when he was a boy of six years He is one of the few sur vivors of those first comers of 71 years It happened that last Sunday was Reiningers 77th birthday and he was pleasantly surprised by a gather ing of over 100 relatives and friends arranged for his pleasure at his son Gus Reiningers Robert Zipp of Schurnannsville was bitten in his left foot by a rattle snake last The mishap occurred while Zipp was picking dew ber Having had mecial help he is of 50 YEARS AGO 1941 A called meeting of representatives from local civic and service organiza tions was held at City Hall with Coun ty Attorney Alton Luckett to form a countywide committee to sponsor a petition to the County Commission for a bond issue The bonds would finance hardsurfacing of 100 miles of primary county roads which are now mostly If the bonei issue passes it is estimated 194041 New Braunfels High School football lettermen top row from Allen coach Alex Bor Harlan Bilie Henry coach Shelley Burt and Rubin Chapa second Bert Monroe Ludwig and Kermit Wegner bottom Curt Sauer Ernest captain Marcus captain Jerome Henry Thiele and Herbert that the entire job can be done without raising the present rate on county Stewart Fischer as President of the Class will make an acceptance address gra duates receive their Marian Schumann with the highest ranking of will give the Vale dictory address and Francis Franz Coreth with average will give the Salu tatory address at the Commence ment Exercises of New Braunfels High t t The elected officers of the Coreth Senior Class of 42 are Jimmy Rhein president Betty vice president Dolly secretary Isabel treasurer Werner Kenneith Student Council representative Har ley sergeamatarms and Cecil annual 25 YEARS AGO 1966 New Braunfels Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary celebrated their 20th anniversary and hosted the VFW District V meeting here Saturday and May 14 and at their post 600 Peace Mayor Julius Schwandt delivered the welcoming address prior to the Saturday evening At 9 dancing was open to the public with music by the Clover leaf Max Specht was the main speaker at the joint dis trict meeting on County Judge Clarence Rice delivered the welcoming Miss Linden a former New Braunfels teacher and frequent visitor will be leaving soon for her seventh overseas assignment with the American Red She is a guest in the home of Martha Bernerd Boarnet was elected president of the local Car roll Shelton and Joe Miller are newly elected Others elected officers are Grover secretary Harvey treasurer and Vincent interclub The seven man board of directors includes Fred Phil Joe Har Dan Roy Bob Pfeuffer and Jim Jack outgoing president of me New Braunfels Jaycees was selected one of six new state directors from Area Four of the Texas Junior and Ray Siegel who spent the winter here left by train Friday afternoon to spend the summer months at their home in William Kolodzie is the recipient of a ParentTeacher Association Jife membership given to him by the PTA City Council at a luncheon meeting at Hotel The presentation was made by Norman a member of the life membership committee inclu dinng also James The PTA life membership is the first ever to be given by the City Council John Kaderli celebrated his 10th birthday with a bowling party at C0m al Joining in the fun were Allen Joel Sanny Gary Rodney Bruce Carl Todd Ste ven Robin Sam Rodney Bryan Dale Ross Wayne Darrell Jonas and Johns Jennifer All courtesy of ihc Sophicnburg to4