Sunday, April 11, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 11, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels W April HeraldZeitung Serving Comal County Home of Havler Castllleja 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 101 This group of New Braunfels children got an early start at the annual Cross Lutheran Church Easter Egg held on the church grounds Saturday Photo by Karla Good Friday service begins holiday By ROSE MARIE EASH rteraldZaKung Easter Church services and Easter Egg hunts are the rule of the The holiday weekend began with Good Pilgrims from around the world walked the Way of Sorrows in Jerusalems Old kneeling to pray at the sta tions symbolizing Jesus Christs suffering on his path to crucifix In New the third annual Community Good Friday Service was held at Paul Lutheran Church with about 200 local citizens Tin just so said Judi Miller of Paul Lutheran during the Good Friday The service consisted of read hymns and prayers led by the different pastors of the par ticipating churches in observance of the anniversary of the cruci Charles DeHaven of Paul Lutheran welcomed atten dees and spoke of the offering for Habitat for Miller then begin the service with a reading of the Passion narrative John and a A special musical Via was sung by Becky Those participating then read the last seven verses from the beginning with Ken neth Peters of First Presbyter Peters forgive and prayed that as Jesus asked his Father to forgive his so the devoted ask forgiveness for their The second verse from the Today you will be with me was read by the Fred Easter services Martin of First United Martin told the story of the two criminals crucified with Jesus and the grace granted to the one who defended saying sure ly this man has done no Ron Walter of Paul Lutheran read the third behold thy and spoke of the faith of loved ones who share the pain of those who In acknowledgment of the humanity of the fourth My my why hast thou forsaken was read by the David Schulte of Peace He said by the suffering of we know He understands our pain and sor The fifth verse from the I was read by the Peter Olson of First who spoke of Jesus thirst for our Deacon Fred Fey of Peter and Paul read the sixth It is and prayed that the devoted may also joyfully shout it is finished at the end of their having lived a faithful and devoted The final verse from the Into Thy hand I commit my spir was read by Monsignor Edward Bily of Peter and He reminded those in atten dance that Jesus was obedient to the point of dying on the and nothing is more important than obedience to the Fathers In the Charles Probst of Eden Home read from An estimated 200 New Braunfels residents attended the third annual Community Good Friday Service at Paul Lutheran Isaiah and spoke of the man of sorrows who was so acquainted with for the sake of The closing hymn also served to remind those in attendance of the sacrifice Jesus made on the Titled Were you the hymn asked Were you there when they crucified my Lord sometimes it causes me to trem Were you there when they nailed Him to the tree Were you there when they laid Him in the tomb Symbolic of the solemn anniver sary of the crucifixion the con gregational recession was done in but once outside the congregation expressed their enthusiasm for the annual Its so lovely to have a com munity service on Good said Jean and Ben who said they always try to attend church on Good but this was their first visit to the com munity service This is my church and it is Good Friday to me its more special than said Karen It was the beginning of Christianity as far as Im Child abuse education effort gets underway By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeftung In New ist das leben schon living is But according to Tara Kohlen berg of the County Child Welfare are some children in the county who would April is Child Abuse Prevention and the Child Welfare Board will be attempting to edu cate people on the prevalence of the problem in Comal County and how they can get involved in pre venting child abuse and New Braunfels is a beautiful but were not Kohlenberg And in order to keep it beautiful for all the citi including the edu cation is the Kohlenberg said the hardest thing about educating people of child abuse is changing and because of the beauty of New Braunfels and the strong com munity people refuse to see the The Child Welfare board had 313 reported cases of child abuse and neglect in Comal County in down by 10 from But Kohlenberg said those 313 are only the cases reported offi cials supect the number of cases is much Tach year in nearly cases of child abuse are she Department of Human Services officials esti mate nearly incidents of abuse In our we had 313 Kohlenberg But how many went unreported be cause nobody wants to see it Kohlenberg said abuse or neglect often go unreported because people dont know what to do if they suspect a case of child or think abuse of a child is ALTERNATIVES You dont have to hit hard to hurt a and words can hit as hard as a The Department of Human Services suggests 12 alternatives to lashing out at a child your hands over your mouth and count to or better Stop In your Press your lips together and breathe Phone a Phone the Say the alphabet out Have someone watch the chil dren and go take a leisurely Take a hot bath or splash cold water on your Write down your Close your eyes and imagine you hear what your child Turn on the radio or Hug a Write for prevention informa tion National Committee for the Prevention of Child Box Or call Kohlenberg said residents can report such cases to the ment of Human Services at1 School neighbors and doctors are key in helping pre vent child theyvare able to see thepSylacal andemo tional changes a child goes she Kohlenberg said warmer weath er will bring attention to some cases because the type of cloth ing children will begin wearing is more and wounds are easier to Kohlenberg said if a child is con stantly injured or is hurt or bruised in odd that may be an indication some abuse is taking An anonymous report to DHS could save a childs she Public response good on county smoking ban By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeitung Most county employees dont according to County Judge Carter Casteel and the public has voiced overwhelming support for smokefree public environ We already had a smokefree policy in public Carter I think the public will react Its one of the things I got the most mail We had a lot of positive The issue was raised again this week with the suggestion that private offices in addition to pub lic areas should be smoke Weve added all county offices the Landa the and the sheriffs Casteel Were concerned about secondhand Casteel said when the county initially complied with the New Braunfels city ordinance for smokefree public there were only two attorneys and one man from Canyon Lake who voiced their objections to she said the move got tremendous Not everyone agrees that its a good I think its stupid to tell some one they cant smoke in their own said Justice of the Peace Howard Curly Smith said he had not heard anything about the change Fri but would comply with the When told that the commis sioners were concerned about the hazards of secondhand Smith Everybodys con cerned about Inside Stammtisch Lotto ENTERTAIN 1011A 23B VV I if plffMMMM Mf f The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German Stammtisch represents a sit ting place reserved for a group of special people or a time set aside for members of a community to gather and share the days happen ingsSee more Stammitsch on page 11 Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Kyle Jeflfery Bill Dorothy Joy Katherine Tina Saturday Birthday greetings go to Emily Belated Birthday greetings go to Ken Hummel Club The Museum Chapter of New a local Chapter of the Hummel will meet at 7 April at the Hum mel located at the Main Call Happy Birthday Planet Earth The city of New Braunfels park ranger invites residents to attend a celebration for Earth Day and Arbor Day in the park at Aprils Natures Way Happy Birthday Planet The cele bration will be held from on April Attendees may participate in games and Preregistration is required and will be taken at the parks office at 110 Golf Course For more call Winning numbers AUSTIN Here are results of Lotto Texas ginning nurrfcers drawn last rwgtt by the Texas 1514 222740 i Estimated Lotto Texas jack pot million