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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 17, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Opinions DAVID and Publisher JANINE Managing Editor Page 4A New Texas July 1991 Published Sunday Thursday and Friday after noons by New Braunfels 707 Landa or Drawer New Texas Second Class postage paid by New Braunfels HeraldZfitung at New DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher JANINE GREEN Managing Editor CHERYL DUVALL Business Manager KAREN REININGER Classified Manager LONE BEASLEY Advertising Director CAROL ANN AVERY Circulatton Manager GUS ELBEL Pressroom Foreman Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three six JO one Senior Citizens Discount carrier delivery six one Mail delivery outside Comal in Texas three six one Mail out side Texas six JO 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 781311328 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 The New Braunfels Lions Club for its sponsorship of atten dance by local youngsters at the Texas Lions Camp in The 500acre camp serves children and youth ages 7 through 16 who arc visually or hearingimpaired or who have physical The Comal County Club on securing an appearance by Shelby the winningest coach in the history of Southwest Conference as the speaker for the Aggie Fish Fry 6 in New Marvin and John Pustka on the creativity involved in their Quadalupc River Aggies Tshirt Sale of the which can be ordered by calling Marvin Pustka at will provide scholarships to for local The Comal County unit of the American Cancer Society on the success of its Great New Braunfels Duck All those involved in the nowsuccessful effort to raise for the renovation of the piano at the New Braunfcls Civic Members of the committee that spearheaded that effort included Hclgard Barren Jan Kennady and JoAnna HeraldZeitung columnist Ida Sing on the publication of her first At the Ruminations on Living for Peo ple My The book is available at Krause Books in downtown New Pearl Ellcy Bcthune on the publication of her Forward to the The book is about her Carl who emigrated to Texas from Second Tom son of Charlie and Dottie Duke of New on winning a number of awards and honors upon com pletion of undergraduate pilot training at Reese Air Force The elder a former Apollo was the speaker at graduation ceremonies for the pilot class of which his son was a and presented the younger Duke a trophy designating him the class top The new officers of the local Business and Professional Women Those officers include Dolores president Sarah Terry first vice president Elaine second vice president Dorothy treasurer Jcanettc corresponding secretary Carolyn recording Roice and Mary Lou Broomc on their recent receipt of the Family of the Year award presented by the Knights of The employees of the local LaFarge plant who have been involved in the recent collection and sale of recyclable materials to benefit the firms Back to School Program designed to pro vide clothing and school supplies for underprivileged The two local retailers Henne Hardware and McCoys that participated in last weekends WaterTight Weekend spon sored by the Edwards Underground Water The stores dis tributed free water conservation kits and other information on how water can be saved in the home and The City of New Braunfels on its contribution of to help fund the annual New Braunfcls Jaycecs July Fourth fire works The display entertained Larry Kunkcl on having recently been named Lion of the Year by the New Braunfcls Evening Lions Club at the civic groups recent installation Paul who Friday afternoon notified Southwestern Bell Telephone that his neighbors phone was out of and a representative of that firm who spent Saturday morning putting things Gladys Culpcpper said Id just gotten out of the hospital and really needed phone Fraser has always been a good Do you know of someone else who deserves mention in this weekly feature If call Janine Green or David Sullens at So over the hilF looks OK We read about it in magazines and see it in the particu larly are supposed to do lifechanging things soon after their fortieth Its called getting the middleaged Im not say ing it wont happen to me but I just hit the big 40 this past weekend and so far I dont seem to feel much diffe In fact I probably wouldnt feel any differently at all except that well meaning friends and family bom barded me all weekend with notso gentle reminders that I am as they over the And I suppose that is the We guys look at our lives and perhaps for the first that A steam is easier to hold onto than and B we are still light years away from achieving the gcals we set for ourselves as Career and lifestyle changes result as we desperately try to make our Lone Beasley lives count for something on one side while staving off the Grim Reaper on the All of it seems to is a mod ern There probably werent too many prehistoric men who suffered from midlife The options just werent Prehistoric Middlus Agus Crazus Man never developed because he was too busy fighting sabertoothed tigers and getting enough to eat for that days existence to think about whether his life was really fulfilling or Despite its Ill bet there werent many guys who used their fortieth birthday as an excuse to go nuts in the Middle Ages Career changes were pretty much limited to choosing to work in the same hay field you had always worked in or starving to Starving to death as a career is not only short but is also slim pun intended on fringe Of course there is one more thing to take into Life expec tancy back then was probably not much more than forty years Twenty would have been the half way point and no one can imagine a mid life crisis at even in the Middle Life in the second half of the twen tieth on the other is so relatively easy and leisure time so great that we men have time to prop our feet up and contemplate our lives as they relate to the universal scheme of It is in such dark moments that we decide race car driving is the career we always secretly craved and thaj bungee jumping as a leisure activ ity makes more sense than staying at home watcliing Star Trek Im still new at this but if this is being over the hill then the view from this side looks OK so A much scarier proposition to me would be starting over back down the hill Whew now theres a spooky thought Beasley is advertising director of the New Braunfels Looking Back Meat costs five to six cents a pound By ROSEMARIE LEISSNER Editor Sophienburg Museum and Archives Comal County Historic Commission 125 YEARS AGO 1866 Partial official election Comal County Chief Justice Heffter Klappenbach 294 Commissioners Kroesche Buehler Coming Bodemann Rennert Mueller Petri Gruene Triesch Eimcke 18 Sheriff Nowotny 247 County Surveyor Hillbert 505 Coroner Bodemann others 15 Mittendorf Sauer 295 Treasurer Kramer Blum Stein Notice Since the previously announced school patron meeting last Sunday not held because of heavy it will be held on July at i Secretary New Braunfels Academy Board of Trustees 100 YEARS AGO 1891 Louis Seekatz announces the opening of his new meat market to be located on San Antonio He states that meat will be available every day for the price of five to six cents per superintendent of the Deaf and Dumb and Daniel of Austin were in New Braunfels for a few days as guests of Advertisement Water cart for sale Naegelin 75 YEARS AGO 1916 The Mexican situation becomes more acute and actual intervention and war is regarded in officials circles as almost The Carranza govern ment it appears is not doing anything to prevent outrages by Mexican bandits who continue to cross over and commit raids in Texas The 16yearold son of Wittenborn had both bones of his forearm broken last week while attempting to crank the family Numerous accidents of this kind are known to have all of which could have been avoided by cranking with the left hand instead of the The Mexican school in Comal Town will have its public exam during the day Friday and will close with an entertainment at the school house at The school has 80 boys and 48 girls The interior of the Seekatz Meat Market is seen on this dated December 1909 50 YEARS AGO 1941 DEFENSE ALUMINUM DRIVE DUE AS CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS BOOST HOUSE TOHOUSE CANVASS The nation will turn over all discarded aluminum ware to National De fense Aluminum according toCounty Judge chairman ex officio of Comal Countys drive which will take place next Wednesday and City and county lead ers are cooperating with many civic organizations and service clubs who will deposit collected items in bins at the fire City Hall and Court The aluminum items will then be taken to dealers to be sorted and shipped to The Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts already have volun teered for the housetohouse Agriculture readier Paul Hillburn will take four local boys to Marshall for the Future Farmers Convention July Jack Robert Andrew Hokanson and Joe Froelich will attend the meeting representing 600 chapters with boys from over the state Ohjrich Weldon Bynum is the new Unicorn arrives this week to assume The former Three Rivers coach was elected over 20 Bynum has been chosen to succeed Shelley and has been the football coach for Three Rivers for the past five he is a graduate of AbileneC Christian College where he played end on theC varsity 25 YEARS AGO 1966 Granting temporary water rights is says GBRAs He advised local water not to give up interim water rights to dry downstate without some guarantee at a later Much of his 75minute talk to a capacity crowd ati the monthly luncheon of Board of Directors of the Comal County Chamber and the Board of Development was centered around an of the TWCs proposed district and redistricting program of existing water Eddy is the first New Braunfels casualty His and William live at 882 was born 1 t John Karbach was elected a candidate County Commission of Precinct 4 to fill vacancy left by death of Commissioner Henry 1 The Naegelin Bakery delivery wagon stands ready to make its Comal County Fair Association President Hil mar Oberkampf named association committee members including Buildings Marcus neth Fiedler Concessions Marvin Murray Ferguson Carnival Homuth Weidner Rodeo J Evans Front Gate Clinton Ludwig Drink Stands Adams Parade Glyn Nuhn Grover Jaycees Fair Catalog Marvin Fair Board Publicity Herb Jerry Herrin Games Erhard t Barbara Wolle was complimented at a bridal shower Saturday afternoon given by Martin Altwardt and James Perkins in the San Antonio home of Miss Wolle is the brideelect of Carl James Haile entertained at her home with a pany complimenting Bonnie brideelect of w Richard T All photos are from the collections of the Sophicnbwg Museum and
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