Wednesday, December 11, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 11, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Opinions DAVID Editor and Publisher STEPHANIE Managing Editor Page 4A HeraldZeitung New Texas December HeraldZeitung Published on Sunday Thursday and Friday afternoons by the New Braunfels 707 Landa or Drawer New Texas Second Class postage paid by Braunfels fleraldZeitung at New DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher STEPHANIE FERGUSON Managing Editor CHERYL DUVALL Business Manager KAREN REININGER Classified Manager JIMHORNBECK Advertising Director CAROL ANNAVERY Circulation Manager GUS ELBEL Pressroom Foreman Carrier delivered in Coma and Guadalupc counties three six one Senior Citizens Discount carrier delivery six one Mail delivery outside Coma in Texas three six one Mail outside Texas six one If you have not received your newspaper by Tuesday through or by on call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Postmaster Send address changes Drawer New Texas 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 Editor and Publisher David Sullens and well lake it from Our telephone number is Kudos this week go to All those involved in bringing Casco Plastics a major supplier to the Coleman to New Not only will the new firms location here create 45 but it will enable Coleman to add two new lines to its New Braunfels All those involved in the opening of the new tourist information center at the Mill Store The cadets of the New Braunfels High School Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Unit on being named the best Marine unit at a drill meet at Southwest High School in San Jeanette Prell on being named Woman of the Year by the New Braunfels Business and Professional Womens She has served the club during the past year as newsletter editor and corresponding The Union Pacific Railroad on the improvements being made to the crossing on Walnut Street near The Dittlinger Memorial Library in New Braunfels on its I to a computer catalog That conversion is to be complete by this time next The Wurstfesi Association on its contribution to the Way of Comal I Comal County 4H Club members Karen Engel and Mystee rWunderlich on receiving Gold Star Awards at a recent banquet in The Gold Star Award is the highest recognition of 4H a 4H member may receive at the county Doug Buchanan on being named the new manager of the Cement Plant in New Buchanan will replace who has been promoted within the LaFarge owns the New Braunfels Edmont will return to his jnalive Consuelo the second of four weekly winners in the Associations Downtown Dollars She Deceived t Cornal County Precinct 4 Commissioner Morris Moe Schwab Hun his appointment to the Legislative Committee of the South Texas SCounty Judges and Commissioners The Comal Independent School District on the implementation its innovative Watt Watchers program to make students aware jpf and involved in energy The program sees teams of jiiudems walking each of the districts buildings three times each jwcek in oi misuse and correct use of rf Gary Landa Phillip Stevens The Loose everyone who participated in the recent Toys for Tois Auction Jiiwe that raised f Do you know of someone else who deserves mention in this Jveekly feature If call Stephanie Ferguson or David Sullens at Your Representatives fcorpe Bush of the tinted States Tfee While ejeoo Pennsylvania 20500 Lteyd Berrtsen Jiited Senate 703 Hart t Phil Gramm Lfriited States Senate 30 RuseeH 20510 Lamar Smith House of Representatives District 21 Comal County 422 Cannon Office 20510 GregUughlin House of Representatives District 14 Guadalupe 713 Longworth Office 20510 State Edmund Kuempel District 46 Capitol Station Box2910 Finding the inspiration for shopping Im Theres only 14 days left until Christmas and I havent started shopping Its not that Im I just dont like Christmas Something about elbowing myself through a crowded store just to fight with another shopper over a cotton turtleneck for my motherinlaw is not my idea of I never know what to I always leave for shopping excursions with a glazedover idea of what I will buy for family and I dont write a list and check it I wait for And then my inspiration never comes at the right Take two years ago for I was inspired by an electronic Stephanie Ferguson Battleship for my nephew as I walked through the game aisle at a toy In my mind I saw my nephews face light up when he saw this electronic I bought on Christmas Day the Nintendo video game my nephews other aunt bought of outshadowed my special Cameron really board games for a my nephews mother I thought to the child is only 6 years How could he be old enough to now be bored with board games mine just wasnt a board game it was an electronic board I blamed my blunder of a gift on not being inspired by the wants of a Then last year I ended up in a nice boutique and was inspired by a knit sweater for my When I thought of her in the sweater I pictured a perfect fit and But when she opened it Christmas morning she didnt seem She said she liked but I knew Those are just two examples of Christmas gift And the list goes Maybe I need a new dose of Maybe that inspiration will come if I buy something I want and then keep it and make my husband do the Christmas I think Ill call my husband for lunch and tell him theres only 14 shopping days left until Stephinte Ferguion li the miniging editor of the New Driunfeli THE REAL VICTIM OF THE WILLIAM KENNEDY SMITU TRIAL WILL NOT BE IDENTIFIED Looking Back Louise Mittcndorf at widow of Adolphus in 1859 became the first woman postmaster in the United Brenner kept the office until after the Civil History of New Braunfcls and Comal Texas Oscar Page Comal Hotel is now known as Prince Solms Photos courtesy of Sophicnburg Museum and Archives New Braunfels man killed by Indians By RpSEMARIE LEISSNER Editor Sophienburg Museum and Archives Comal County Historic Commission 125 YEARS AGO 1866 Theodpr GottharxJ was killed and scalped by Indians list week Gotthard was 0 His far wax 20 miles north of New He leaves a widow and seven Benner takes subscriptions for New York newspapers and other Mill across from Ludwigs Gun Shop has a fashionable fancy goods and dressmaking shop sells goods for women and 100 YEARS AGO 1891 A Christmas Eve Sunday School program is being planned here for 9 on And on the first day of Christmas a church service with communion and a collection will be Beautiful blankets arid quilts are priced at to at Deutsch and Buy your Christmas and all other things at 75 YEARS AGO 1916 The Victrola Recital given ai the Opera Tuesday by Victor Roih of the Music Store in connection with a Paramount Picture The Smugglers proved a great The well arranged program on the Victrola received compliments from all sides for its lifelike rendition of music by great singers and Olio and Ernst Mueller of Twin Sisters and Olio Kaderli of Cranes Mill were in town this week doing their Christmas One of the greatest and most joyful festivals the City of Austin even had was on There was the homecoming and reunion of