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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 27, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Opinions DAVID Editor and Publisher STEPHANIE Managing Editor Page 4A New Texas November 1991 ttoraldZeltung Published Sunday Thursday and Friday aflernooni by New Braunfels 707 Landa or Drawer New Texas Second Class postage paid by New Braunfels HeraldZeitung at New DAVID SULLENS Editor ind STEPHANIE FERGUSON Managing Editor CHERYL DUVALL Business KAREN REININGER Classified Manager JIM HORNBECK Advtftltlng Director CAROL ANN AVERY Circulation QUS ELBEL Pressroom Foreman Carrier delivered in ComalandGuadalupe counties three six JO one Senior Citizens Discount carrier delivery six one Mail delivery outside Comal in Texas three JO six one Mail outside Texas six JO one If you have not recetvedyour 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 Stephanie Ferguson or Edi tor and Publisher David Suilens and well take it from Our telephone number is Kudos this week go to assistant administrator at McKenna Memorial who has served as president of the Comal Unit of the American Cancer Society for two years and has been elected to a third term in Under her the Cancer Society has had great success in conducting several very popular and successful charity fund raising programs such as the Duck Great American SmokeOut and the Societys Second Annual River Country Golf Tournament In she recently was elected president of the South Texas American College of Healthcare and was recently appointed to the Colleges Regents South Texas Advisory Comal Division of the Amtrlcan Hurt Association on its recent Heart Teleparty held at Citizens The event net ted about a increase over last years Stltes who recently was chosen for a role in the San Antonio Performing Arts Associations production of The new officers of the Comal County Democratic They include Esther president Kookle vice president Diana and Susan Lake resident Ela Wood on the recent celebration of her 100th She says the secret of her longevity is Im Braunfels High School junior Amy who recently represented her school in state cross country competition at Southwestern University in She qualified for stale competition in the 9 University Interscholastic League South Texas Region IV contest at the University of Texas at San West Point Pepperell Mission Valleys wholesale division for coordinating the recent quilting exhibit Old Glory Long May She Wave at the Convention at the Senior Citizens Thrift Shop for decorating three Christmas trees in the new Senior Citizens Do you know of someone else who deserves mention in this weekly feature If call Stephanie Ferguson or David Suilens at Your Representatives George Bush President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania 20500 Uoyd United States Senate 703 Hart 20510 Phil Qfamrn United States Senate 870 Ruasail 20610 Uamar Smith House ef Ditttrkrt 21 County 422 Cannon Qffice Greg Laughlln House of Representatives District 14 Guadalupe County 1713 Longworth Office 20510 Texas Ann Richards Governors Office State Capitol Texas 78711 Lieutenant Bob Bullock Qovt rnors Office State Capitol Texas 70711 Coffee is one of the great discoveries To ittte which was the greatest of mankinds discoveries is an open Invitation to a knockdowndragout There are those who would beat you senseless with a tire iron if you didnt agree that the wheel was the most important Can you imagine commuting to San Antonio on foot everyday they I But I cant imagine Just the thought of bumperto bumper 70mile per hour traffic gives me a there is only one solution to Americas traffic problem open our highways only to cars that are paid I dont debate with the prowheel A tire iron across the skull is enough of a deterrent for Fire has its loyal supporters and I find it difficult to quarrel with Try eating an uncooked Sonic Burger or Big There isnt yuckier food than raw unless you con sider liver I Liver is pun not Another reason I dont quibble with fire advocates is their tendency to be practical Getting a hotfoot for disagreeing with their belief is not my Jim Hornbeck idea of Disposable diapers and pocket cal culators also have vocal Todays mother could filibuster for days about the disposable diapers contribution to the end of toilet bowl Even Madge and Palmolive dish soap couldnt accom plish But environmentalists hate dispos able It appears those plastic pants have a halflife of 500 Most nuclear bombs decompose quicker than And since asphalt has a halflife of about an hour and a I suggest instead of dump ing those diapers in our we use them to fill pocket calculators belong on Mankinds Top 10 Dis coveries In the prepocket calculator I spent hours trying to balance my Besides never I upset the ecology each time by using at least two reams of paper and 37 God only knows how many trees died for my futile with the aid of my handy I can come up with wrong balance much And Im no longer a threat to Canadas Mans greatest has to be Its no wonder Neanderthal man couldnt speak in much more than grunts and groans he didnt get a daily jolt of Without that first cup of coffee in the morning Im not much different than a Im sure I talk like I know I look like Recently a group of hav ing nothing better to studied the effects of coffee on the Their report concluded that anyone consum ing five or more cups of coffee per day was an excellent prospect for a heart I wish they had consulted with I couldve told them that my heart doesnt begin pumping until I have at LEAST five cups of And what about all the inventors and their wonderful inventions Were it not for coffee and its glorious caf they might have nodded off just when they were on the verge of some thing Of you could get your mini mum daily requirement of caffeine by drinking The scientists didnt say anything about the harmful effects of Which leads me to believe they were working for Lipton all In my there is no doubt that coffee and still mankinds most significant It helped Man to walk erect instead of hunched It helped Man speak coherently Where are my socks instead of You probably dont agree with my but I dont At least Juan Valdez Looking Back Henne established in is the oldest hardware store In Photo courtesy of the Sophienburg Museum and Archives Vaccines compulsory for all schoolage children By HOBEMARIE LEIBSNER Editor Sophltnburfl Muvmim and ArehlvM County Historic 125 YEARS AGO I860 The city council will award a contract to rebuild the Comal Bridge at Torrey Mill on to the lowest upon its Those interested are to submit bids to George George Comal County announces that J Groos has been appointed as a qualified Notary Public in Comal Local cost of staple goods a to a 60 for a bushel to a bushel wheat 100 for rye flour 100 for salt for a sack whiskey from to For the cost can be had 3 to 4 5 to 6 6 6 dried 18 12 14 12 Craftsmen are paid a The craftsmen helper receives a All prices are in hard money The publishing office of the New Braunfels Zei tung advises subscribers that beginning with issue 1 of the 15tb year of publication the Zeitung wUl return to its former number of for Subscribers are asked to pay on past due subscriptions by 100 YEARS AGO 1991 Tatters highly praise the wine nude by Kuse of locally grown gropes as a good table Hotel formerly Lodwifi Hotel of the House Qlb Lewis Box 2910 Texas 76769 MUi Agnes Mittendorf and Albert The bridal couple plans to make their home near Bruno 8cbuk ond floor of the build irwtawint on the see ing bousing Delicacies suitable for the holiday season are avail Meals are served Advertisement Weber and Deutsch have coffee without black beans for for 5 They hope soon to be able to sell it for a lower 75 YEARS AGO 1916 Francis the aged emperor of Austria and King of died the night of at Schoenbrunn Castle near The grand old monarch had attained the age of 86 Francis Josephs reign was one of the longest recorded in history he became the king of Hungary in 1857 and emperor of Austria in when he was The petition for injunction and mandamus against the City of New Braunfels was heard before District Judge Frank Roberts at The writ of injunction was sought to restrain the city officers from enforcing the ordinance passed during September making vaccination compulsory for all children to attend the New Braunfels and the writ of mandamus was sought to compel Holekamp to admit plaintiffs children to school without being The petition con tends the said ordinance was illegal and unconstitu The defendants are Alves as Fuchs as city Ed Moeller as city mar shall and Bodo Holecamp as superintendent of New Braunfels Henne and Fuchs repre sent the Judge Roberts denied the peti tion whereupon Fritz rep resented by attorney Seidemann gave notice of appeal to the Court of Civil Appeals hi Hoeke last Tuesday received the highest price probably ever paid for a bale of cotton in Comal His bale weighed 606 and was sold to Faust for 20 cents a bringing and the seed was worth another 50 YEARS AGO 1941 The appointment of acting as Postmaster at New Braunfels as recommended by Congressman Richard Kleberg is reported this of and who will receive his degree from Texas College in June is among those stu dents who will be in the 194142 issue of Whos Who in American Universities and Unicorns wind up season as the second best team in the district after a 120 win over Coach Weeping Weldon Bynum gives all the success for a good season to his 25 Star and Fischer of the Fischer Store Com munity celebrated the anniversary of their fifty years of marriage with a golden wedding celebra tion at their The eleven children of the cou their families and others numbered over 60 They were married at the home of the brides parents of Cranes The bride was Elfrieda daughter of Christian and Martha Mascha Baetge Children of the couple include daughters Fischer of Fischer Albert Koch of Gus Krause of Cranes Albert Pfueffer and Richard Ludwig of New Miss Ann Fischer of Crystal City and sons Gilbert of Bill of Fischer Store and and Raymond of New 25 YEARS AGO 1966 Architect Marvin Eickenroht has plans to show how distinctive early New Braunfels business buildings can become when restored to their origi nal design using as an example the buildings wliich now are known as the Dedeke complex on Seguin The two story building of the complex was built in the 1890s by Hoffmann and occupants for first floor will be George Nowoiny and Dedekes Housewares will occupy the other building which was constructed in the 1850s and was once occupied by Weber and In the handcut limestone will be left exposed in the walls and the original timber beams will be visible in the Here Dedekes plans to display early American A mall separat ing the two structures leads back to a courtyard which will be centered with a
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