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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 7, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels March Serving Comal County Home of Alan 56 Cents S i tr I n IT 11 miir riin 11 iirl ml i i n I 77 Mill jobs moving out of state ByGREGMEFFORD HeraldZeltung West PointPepperell officials said Friday production at the New Braunfelsbased Iselin mill will be moved out of and jobs at the local plant phased out by Officials will move production from the Seguin Avenue plant to Alabama and South According to a statement issued West PointPepperell offi cials said an orderly phaseout of jobs will begin in and should be completed by early An estimated 340 workers are employed at the New Braunfels officials This difficult decision was made only after lengthy and care ful consideration of any viable a company spokes person Earlier reports from Iselin employees that the plant would close in May were Art manager of the The companys other sheeting greige which are located closer to the finishing are undergoing an extensive mod ernization this the spokes person Iselin production will be absorbed by the other greige the spokesperson The company will attempt to find a buyer to operate the plant as an ongoing concern in the coming official The constructed in was purchased by West Point Pepperell in 1972 and oper ated in conjunction with the Mis sion Valley Mills The Iselin plant was operated as a woven apparel fabrics unit until it was dedicated to bed prod ucts manufacturing in WestPoint Pepperell officials announced Wednesday the sale of theMission Valley pur chased by members of the plants management team and The Lewis The sale of the Mission Valley site is expected to be completed by late according to plant offi New Braunfels residents tell of ancestors roles in historic battle Spring Branch and New Braunfels emergency medical technicians transported four patients to San Antonios North Central Baptist Hospital Friday afternoon following a threecar accident at State Highway 46 and Highway Dolores Buchanan and Nikolas Buchanan of Houston and Margaret Hettler of San Antonio were treated and David who had to be removed from his vehicle with the jaws of was transported to Methodist Hospital where he was treated for a broken Photo by John By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZtttung At least three New Braunfels residents claim ancestors who were at the Alamo during the siege 157 years Many more can claim forefa thers that served the Republic of Texas prior to annexation by the United One of Mildred Duhons great grandfathers was James Lemuel the last courier to leave the He was only He had left college in the east to come fight for Allen is the young man depict ed as devoted to William Barrett Travis in the IMAX The aters version of the Alamo story according to In that he is referred to as young Jim Allen and the film shows Travis sending Allen out for help on March the day before the fall of the He went to Goliad for Duhon of he was too He was not at the Battle of San but was instrumental in the burning of bridges behind the Mexican army lines delaying their supplies and Duhon said her also is a descendant of a defender of His ancestor at the Alamo was Isaac Ryan of The Duhbris live on Mission Drive in New Gabriela Casarez Garcia is a descendant of Gregorio the last defender to join the gar rison in the Gregorios had a whose was my said Manuel Esparza was at the Alamo with his his mother arid two was born in San Anto nio de Bexar in making the HewertttoGoiliadfor of he was too He was not at the Battle of San but was instru mental in the burning of bridges behind the Mexican army lines delaying their supplies and Mildred Duhon Great granddaughter of Alamo courier James Allen Esparza family as one of the earV ly settlers of the In Esparza joined Juan Seguins Mounted Volun He was an expert gunner and manned a small cannon in the south windoyr of the mission where he died during the Garcia He was the only defender of the Alamo who had a Christian bur Because his Francis had served with the Mexican army in previous he was able to get permission to bury Gregorio in what is now Milam Square in San liyeion Water Spray Braunfels Several other Comal County residents who served the Republic of Texas as colonists or in the The New Braunfels chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of the Ferdinand Lindheimer is named for a German settler who came to Texas from New Orleans to serve in the rev olution in After the revolution in he spent seven years in Mexico SMI page 2A Bilingual celebration elementary students take part in cultural presentation By ROSE MARIE EASH HflrakJZeltung Buenas noches introduced a program of plays and jokes by bilingual students of Memori al Primary and Elementary Thursday at the Bilingual Cele bration at Memorial Mary Alice a retired New Braunfels school teacher who now tutors bilingual was the mistress of ceremonies who introduced everything and every one in She introduced the New Braun fels Independent School Districts Bilingual students demonstrate their newly learned communication board Dick skills during a celebration Thursday at Memorial Elementary The and board member Jaime students performed a variety of songs featuring bilingual while Then David Les and family members were treated to Mexican Ron Gonzales of the Adobe Cafe were thanked for the donated the meal of enchilada dinners over 400 of them served to parents and Mendez announced that Bob Krueger and his who is sent their regrets at being unable to attend due to commitments on the campaign and report ed that Krueger said she would rather be at the Memorial Also introduced was NBISD Superintendent Charles Brad when asked to say something in One of the staff said something to me in Spanish and they told me to say something that sounded like muncho and I dont know what I I am going to Spanish class Bradberry The program started with Mendez introducing Carol the principal of Memo rial welcoming the par ents in Spanish with help from sevenyearold Christian the son of Rodolfo and Araceli Pliego of 2191 School Then Sharon principal of Memorial also wel comed them in Spanish Buenas noches familias de Tate Soy la directora de la Esta es una noche muy porque nosotros esta mos celebrando los talentos de BUS hermosos nifios Siendo bilingUe sera una habil idad muy importante para el siglo que Tate Estamos orgullosos de sus nifios porque son Ellos seran los lid eres delmundo en que la indus tria international requiere el conocimiento de dos lenguas 6 Translation Good evening Memorial Tonight is very important because were cele brating the talents of your bilin gual Being bilingual will be a very important ability in the coming Tate We are very proud of your children because they are They will be the leaders in a page 2A Inside Stammtisch Lotto Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Gloria Arlpn Anita Leal Hector Rivera and Erica Renee Belated Birthday wishes go to Debbie Anniversary wishes go to Gilbert and Diana De Los Sausage dinner The Canyon Lake Forest Club is hosting an oldfashioned Germanstyle sausage din ner from to 3 March Tick ets for adults are and for Gun show A gun show will be held March 7 at the Civic Guns may be sold or More information is available at Sophienburg association The Sophienburg Memorial will hold its annual meeting at 7 March 9 at the Sophienburg This is the 60th anniversary of the State Charter issued to the Sophienburg in March general public and visitors are invited to Rush information Comal County Panhellenic invites area collegebound girls and their mothers to a rush information party at 2 March 7 at 410 Lskeview More information is available at Continued on xx Winning numbers AUSTIN at results of Lotto Texas winning numbers drawn Saturday by th9 Texas Estimated Lotto Texas jack pot   

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