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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 3, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels I till Sunday January Serving Comal Home of Gus Preusser 32 Dally 50 Sunday 75 cents Tourism Report Nearly one million visited NB in 1992 NEW BRAUNFELS During 1992 the Convention and Visitor Bureau of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce provided information about the New Braunfels area and its attractions to nearly 1 million prospective according to Sue of those contacts were made through the Travel Trade Subcommittee and involved such markets as winter travel motorcoach tour travel agents and direct In the advertising campaign drew more than direct inquiries to the Chamber According to that number is a 36 percent increase over the previous Hahn said the New Braunfels brochure has been translated into Spanish and was used to respond to inquiries received as a result of the bureaus successful Mexico ad An efnphasis has been round Hahn as a part of that emphasis the was involved in a variety of special including the Central Texas Golf Fest attracted more than players and their Hahn said more than two thirds of those people stayed an average of four nights or longer during the An example of the successes of the ongoing effort to attract meetings and conventions to New Braunfels was its successful bid for the 1994 Texas Elks State Convention which is expected to bring at least to the local The also hosted the Annual Endangered State Conference in an event which put about into the New Braunfels Hahn Rusty who chairs the Visitor Services and Media Relations Sub said hospitality shown media writers resulted in publicity could it be would have cost more than A highlight of that Brandt was a 12page feature in the August edition of Texas Highways According to More than million people visited New Braunfels during depositing million into the local Once hard work by all the subcommittees has paid Newly elected Comal County officials sworn in 1 By ROSE MARIE EASH Stuff Writer Im very happy and excited and Im looking forward to working with the said Cristina newlyelected precinct 3 county I know that I have a lot of work to do and a lot to but Im ready to get out there to do the job to serve the Zamora is the first Hispanic woman elected to thfe Comal County commissioners She won 57 percent of the vote in precinct Her comments echoed District Judge Robert Pfeuffers speech at yesterdays swearingin ceremonies for the new Comal County In the spirit of getting the job done for the people of Comal County we want to lay aside our petty our political said Each and every one of us was elected to serve the entire community the entire I want to say to you that in discharging the responsibilities of your I hope you never forget that you were elected to represent each and every person in Comal County and not just some particular Never knuckle under to those who might bring pressure on you to do a certain thing always vote your conscience and youll never have anything to hang your head County Judge Carter Casteel then introduced retiring County Clerk Rosie As Bosenbury prepared to swear in the new she acknowledged the honor of being asked by the county to remain in office long enough to swear in the new Bosenbury Its an extreme honor to swear these people in and its going to be the highlight of my In addition to District Attorney Bill County Attorney Nathan Sheriff Jack County Tax AssessorCollector Gloria County Surveyor Woody County Commissioner Precinct 1 Jumbo Constable Precinct 1 Joe Constable Precinct 2 Daniel Constable Precinct 3 Moe and Constable Precinct 4 Ed Mullins also took the oath of office from See Swearing 2A 1993s First Child Christopher and Cynthia Castilleja are the proud parents of Bryana New Braunfels1 first baby born in who weighed 7 2 was born at on 1 in McKenna Her maternal grandparents are Arthur and Odelia Caballero and the paternal grandparents are Julian and Rachel Photo by John Huseth Joy Streater is sworn in as the Comal County Clerk by the outgoing clerk Rosie Bosenbury Friday during swearing Photo by John Huseth Comal County veterans monument will be here 4 A delivery is expected January Its not the child from I Blew Up the but it is a pretty special delivery for veterans in Comal The monument honoring Comal County veterans who served from World War II through Desert Storm should arrive Delays have plagued efforts to honor the veterans a new site had to be found when the original location was excavated and historical artifacts were Although there had been some hope that the monument would arrive in time to have dedication ceremonies on the anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day last another delay forced if the monument does make it here on January dedication ceremonies will be held January we can concentrate on Veterans Brick Walk of said retired Major Fred Chairman of the Veterans Memorial Lingner says plans are to dedicate the walk at Memorial Day ceremonies in May of this The Walk of Honor will be made of bricks inscribed with the service and conflicts for each Lingner hopes the walk will be fully subscribed by April 15 so the bricks can be installed by May in time for the Memorial Day Although donations for the walk can be made after April those bricks will have to be installed later and the expense of engraving may be Citizens who want to memorialize loved ones in the Walk of Honor the American Legion Comal Post 179 at 6250179 or Linger at Donations may also be made for bricks honoring veterans from outside of Comal County or any famous military A special section of the walk will be reserved for corporate donations where the bricks will honor the Museum shows increased visitation Executive Director Cathy Crist Talcott at the Hummel Museum says attendance has quadrupled over the Christmas Beginning Christmas Eve weve been having as many as 100 patrons a she Im very excited about the economic potential these visitors bring to businesses and other attractions in New Each of these folks must eat and sleep buy gas for their of they all like to The museum had experienced an expected slowdown in attendance following Talcott said she was delighted with the recent increase in The holiday season and some good publicity are credited with the A Houston television show segment that featured the museum and a small article in Texas Highways have brought several visitors to the Others have come from Houston as a result of an article referencing the museum that appeared in the Houston Chronicle on Christmas RUNNING FOR COLD WATER New Years Day run includes cool swim in Comal River Run participants take a dive in the cold Comal River on New Years Photo by John Huseth DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher NEW BRAUNFELS It was a little after on New Years The temperature under overcast skies hovered at 36 degrees with the wind chill about 10 degrees as the group of about 20 runners turned off of Edge Water Terrace laughing and loped the last 75 yards or so to The Island in the center of the Comal Still laughing and kidding each the groups members then casually doffed their running clothes to reveal swimming then they jumped into the The plunge into the river is a New Years Day tradition for the It starts at the home of Loddic Roeder on Amber As the group gathered Friday Roeder explained the The philosophy is to start the year off the orthopedic surgeon The informal event there are no formal no public no entry fee is Roeder after an event called Martys Run in New Sm Page 2A Index Stammtisch 30 Seconds 2 18 Pages WATER Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Gus Preusser and Janie Leyba Monday birthday wishes go to Colette Van Henry Schmidt and Ralph Belated birthday wishes go to Danny Hummel Museum Gift Shop Today the Gift Shop of the Hummel Museum will feature Sieglinde child model of Sister MI Sieglinde will be available to sign any Hummel and 1993 Hummel Calendars that are She will be at the museum from 24 For more call Free GED classes The Alamo Area Council of Government is sponsoring free GED Classes starting The instruction is given in small using instrustors and The classes are limited in and the participants must meet eligibility Limited funds are available for For more contact 358 Landa Suite or call McKenna Memorial Hospital free lectures Free lectures on a variety of subjects have been scheduled by McKenna Memorial The following lectures will be given on Tuesday evenings at 7 in the Garza Street classroom 12 Stroke Preventing the Big One by Bill and 26 Breast Cancer Screening by Linda Director of In the following lectures will be presented on Mondays at in the first floor conference room at the hospital 4 How to Understand the New Nutrition Labels and 11 Maintaining the Diabetic licensed Belinda Bazan and Barbra give these for Home Delivery Call 6259144 Lottery Here are the winning numbers picked Saturday night for the Texas Lottery 51419204245 fortytwo and The 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