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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 4, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Opinions DAVID Editor and Publisher STEPHANIE Managing Editor Page 4A Now Texas December 1991 HvraldZettuitg 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 STEPHANIE FERGUSON Managing Editor CHERYL DUVALL Business Manager KAREN REININGER Classified Manager JIM HORNBECK Advertising Director CAROL ANN AVERY Circulation 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 JO six one Mail outside Texas six JO one If you have not receivedyour newspaper 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 Sullens and well take it from Our telephone number is Kudos this week go to of New Braunfels sanitation crews who made their regular collections even on Thanksgiving Day while most of us were with family and management and employees of the Adobe Cafe on serving a free meal to hundreds of New Braunfels area residents at the New Braunfels Civic Center in celebration of Braunfels resident Charlie Walker on his service on New Braunfels Charter Review Walker stepped down from that committee last saying his battle with cancer might impact his ability to attend Elementary School nurse Dana and Smithson Valley Middle School attendance clerk Nancy Talley on being named the Comal Independent School Districts Employees of the Month for Primary School teacher Louise Golden on being named the Comal Independent School Districts Teacher of the Month for 15member Canyon Middle School cheerleadlng squad on being invited to compete in the National High School Cheerleading Championship contest in January in Nowotny of Saltier on his recent receipt of the highest degree of membership awarded by the National FFA Organiza the American FFA Signifying the Nowotny was presented a certificate and a gold key at the national FFA con vention Lagunas on being the first of four weekly winners of Downtown Dollars awarded as a part of a New Braunfels Down town Association promotion to encourage Christmas shopping in the citys downtown new officers of the New Lake Area Association of Those officers include Orln Pat president Richard Dick vice president Bobble and Jack Mazy and Betty High School Student Council sponsor Betty Kyle on recently being honored as the Student Council Advisor of the Year for District 18 of the Texas Association of Student Do you know of someone else who deserves mention in this weekly feature If call Stephanie Ferguson or David Sullens at 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 Cpmal 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 Lieutenant Bob Bullock Governors Office State Capitol Texas 78711 Speaker of the House Gibson Gib Lewis Box 2910 Texas 78769 Risks The first thing I heard this morning when I turned on the television was music to my Terry Anderson was coming After years of fear and sometimes hope Anderson was going to be a It had been such a long Anderson had been the longest held and the last American hostage released in He was a jour nalist and his story was one that I have followed closely with The 44yearold chief Middle East correspondent for The Associated was kidnapped March And the news out of Syria today was that he was going to be a free I was a senior at Sam Houston State University and working pan time at are worth taking Stephanie Ferguson The Huntsville Item when Andersons story of capture became a daily I was young and naive to the fact that someone doing their job and doing it well could be taken away from his life of friends and Its a risk journalists Later that year in 1985 a colleague of Andersons came to speak to an assembly at the She was concerned about Ander sons safety and She warned us of the dangers of reporting and the risk you sometimes take for the She said that Terry had known the Were those the risks I would some day face as a journalist Did Ander son really know the risks The ques tions have to be While the answers to some of my questions were seeming clearer more than six years the cloud of confusion once again moved in around this morning when the Associated Press updated the The whereabouts of Terry Ander the last American hostage held in were clouded in confusion today despite earlier reports frorfi Arab and officials that he was safely in Syrian army I I had a sinking I thought about Terrys family members were rejoicing earlier in the And I thought about risks Terrys story is a story of hope and inspiration journalists will no matter the Its a story about risks taken and Two attributes good journalists are proud to say they Stephanie Ferguson ii the managing editor of th New Bnunfeli YOU VKTB BUSH7 NaNQNOAND T50NGA5 HARKIN WILDER NO J CLINTON I MElPONtKNOW Wo YOU WNIERESIEP f YOUVEGCfT Looking Back The first toy store in town was operated by Spinster Aunt Amalie Henne for approximate ly 40 Photo courtesy of Sophienburg 1 Museum and Boy Scouts sponsor waste paper drive By ROSEMARIE LEISSNER Editor Sophltnbur0 and Archives Comal County Historic Commission 125 YEARS AGO 1866 A award is offered for the return of Christian Meyers which was stolen from Conrad Meyers pasture on Christian rode the horse while in service in Woods Com pany during the Civil Podewills and announce the opening of a new store where they will have avail able for sale coal Advertisement Galle just received Irish Limburger and Stilton fresh Carolina sardines and Advertisement Wilgreffe and Bernhard have received a new shipment of dry goods and cloth from New Advertisement Johanne Braun has knitting yard in various as well as tapestry work to 100 YEARS AGO 1891 Christmas Bazaar The largest selection of dolls and other Christmas gifts will be found at Louis Big Band Dance will be given by the Stringtown Band 6 at Nowotnys Hall in Otto Heilig has cigars on hand and will seH them at cost until 5A
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