Sunday, December 8, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 8, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Forum New Texas December 1991 Pagg r The horror of Pearl Harbor Editor The main purpose of this letter is to pay tribute to my mother and Lorraine and Raymond Hartmann who experienced the horror of Pearl It is also to honor not only them but also all the families in New Braunfels who shared the hardships of World War As children my brothers and I were always reminded by my mother that Dad suffered the aftereffects of that time for many In it has only been the last five years that he became willing to discuss it at I had the opportunity to read his diary in which he vividly described his experiences on the B24 on which he His accounts and his words will have a lasting affect on On 31 the Heritage Society opened the 1991 Heritage As the Fifth Army Band began the dedi cation ceremonies by playing the national I glanced down at my parents and saw the tears in their I also saw my cousin Karron Haas whose Russell lost his life during the early years of the She too was At that moment all that my parents had shared with me came flooding At that moment the trauma of that time was seen in the faces of everyone who stood at attention as we said the Pledge of As we share together this the 50th anniversary of World War let those of us who were not there be ever reminded of the dedication of our mothersand our fathers who gave so much to our country and our city dur ing those terrible Let us never forget the price that they all paid so that we might continue to exercise the freedom of Let us never forget those who never May Ood grant us the wisdom and the strength to guide ourselves and our world on the path of May Ood grant our veterans WW II and our undying Hartmann New Braunfels Reflecting on the year Editor What a year this has Seventy five plus families had loved ones serve in the Middle East and all returned home For this we have much to be thankful During these months I was very lucky to rtieet many wonderful people who made things just a little I want to tell all of you how much you were What I found out this was that New Braunfels is a special place to call My wish tOr 1992 is that we will have peace on earth and love for pur Please take a minute dur ing the holidays and call on a neigh bor and wish them a Merry Cheryl and Larry Scott The future generation Editor f Thank you for publishing ihe list of the New Braunfels Middle School inductees into the National Honor The affair on 1991 was exceptionally well brief and to The stars of the show were the 186 The program began with the Star Spangled Banner by Marilyn Buck Presentations were made by Andy Charles Oenelle Joe who deliv ered an excellent message to the Karen Simpson and out standing high school Amy Beth Jennifer Molly Bingham and Kevin Bette Spain is the parent The school band was well repre sented and I believe every seat was filled by proud parents and To qualify for the Honor Society is a significant It is recognition of scholastic achievement so important to the future of our state and CHRISTMAS 1991 HARE THE JOY SAVE ON FANCY FOOTWORK FOR THE HOLIDAYS EACH PAIR Dance through the season in Sam Libbys Ballet leather Sure to capture with an oversized Tie up your holiday looks with Mootsies Tootsies Perfecto Bow fabric flat with tuxedo Miss Jennifer offers the Marsha low heel dress pump with cushioned In ivory or shiny Spice up your wardrobe with Cocoa II dress flat by Miss A classic in navy or Shoe B D BEALLS These inductees will surely inspire other students and they themselves must strive to remain qualified for this society and the one at the senior Challenges aspiring to accomplish goals hive made this nation They are bur future citiasens and The establishment of this society and primarily the recognition of these students is Herb New Braunfels Is praise deserved Editor I am writing in response to the praise heaped on Magic Johnson by John Walker in his column lauding Johnson for his decision to be a hap py Magic Johnson is not a heroic fig Before I decide to be impressed with his decision to be a happy man I would like to know if it affects his happiness at all to know that there is every likelihood that he may have infected his wife and unborn child with How does he manageto remain happy while reflecting on the num bers of persons he may have infected with this devastating disease due to his sexually promiscu ous lifestyle Could he be so happy like the majority of persons who are desp erately he did not have the finan cial resources to get the medical care and treatment that he needed No small number of people die of curable diseases because they do not have access to adequate medical Isnt some of Magics happiness the elitist security of a person who knows that he will not leave his family destitute because of the expenses of his illness Would Magic be so happy like most AIDS he was stigma and isolated because of his disease Perhaps a good deal of Magics his determination to beat this results from the same kind of selfcentered denial of reality that characterized his sexual behavior and resulted in his becoming 1 infected With the virus in the first There are many people who suffer the terrible and devastating ravages of disease with courage and but without the bluebird of happiness on their They are the real Ginny Hathaway New Braunfels There Is a Santa Glaus Editor My friend Vicki and I braved the masses to Christmas shop on one of the busiest weekends of the The traffic was horrendous as we drove from shop to shop to find that special gift at a bargain As we we discussed problems Of the world the teen violence and How tragic we felt about the Just when it seemed that we had lost all hope in our fellow some thing wonderful happened that I feel I must When our shopping evening with a trunk full of we stopped to We ate meal and tried to decide whether or not to have At this our waitress came to bur table and explained that a gentleman had paid for our meal and she asked if we would like anything We looked at each other in surprise and then looked all around the restaurant to try to find this nice only to have our waitress explain he had already left and wanted to remain I can not tell you how overjoyed we not because our meal was free but rather the fact that this man felt enough in his heart to do something special for a total Our ride home was this man displayed the true meaning of Christ mas and we will never forget his kind The world had not changed but we Virginia there is a Santa Cindy Lynch New Braunfels Artist of the month Jack Price is the featured artist this month at the Arts Center Gal His oil paintings depict Southwestern land still life and a Operated by the New Braunfels Art the gallery is open Tuesday through Satur day from 10 to 5 Photo byBillErvin The ftazebo Collection Give These As Gifts Grirls Ladies Dresses Pettipants Mens Lederhosen Suspenders Now Taking Consignments MonSat 140 North Castell 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