Sunday, May 23, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 23, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas SUNDAY Allcomers track meet held Saturday See page 11A 75 CENTS New Braunfels HeraldZeit 24 Pages in two sections May Serving Comal County Home of Katie Groff and Emily Hoegenuer I HI I Sll I I VAN I 132 Inside WATER STAMMTISCH Best Wishes The New Braunfels Her aldZeitung sends birthday wishes to Gerad Myrtle Wilma Mary Jane Bela Amy Jean nie Lupe Monce Bub Louis Koenig Fernando Luna Emily Hoe Jason Wade belat Adult education celebration The annual celebration for the Adult Education partici pants will be held at 8 May at Frank Dobie Intermediate Borgfeld Road in This will be a com bined graduation for all school districts in the coop Call 210 6585936 to make Conservation Society New Braunfels Con servation Soceity will hold its annual New Member and Worker Appreciation Picnic at on May 27 on the grounds of the Wagenfuehr Property at 505 San Antonio Call Martha Rehler at v Aggie Mothers picnic The Comal County Aggie Mothers club will hold its annual family picnic at 4 on May 30 at Cypress Bend All new Aggie families and future students are Members are asked to bring a meat dish and a vegetable dish and a salad or Call Irene Wilson at 625 Scholarship recipients will be officers installed and new life mem bers Colonial Dames A meeting of the Comal Springs Chapter of the Colo nial Dames of XVII Centu will be held at at the Faust Hotel on May Jeanne state presi dent of state organization will be the guest Reservations must be made to Marydean at 6292165 by May NBU meeting The regular meeting of the New Braunfels Utilities will be held May 27 at at 201 Main A Wavelength video will be shown at 4 The public is invited to The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung 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 members of a community to gather and share the days We invite you to share with Farmers Market continues to thrive in New Braunfels By ROSE MARIE EASH An old tradition is alive and well in New thanks to local resident Herbert Doege and some of his friends who decided it was time to start a Farmers Market seven years Well be here every Friday till the end of vegetable said Vice President of the New Braunfels Farmers who translates vegetable time as being sometime in We started about seven years ago and its getting better every year we have sold out in 45 minutes Sold out of every vegetable and fruit at every farmers that is if you want fresh vegeta bles and fruits at reasonable Doege suggests you be at the gate at 5 every Friday through the summer growing season to make sure you get your Doege said he and some friends started the New Braun fels market and also one in San Marcos some seven years ago so they could sell the extras from their home gardening Now there are markets thriv ing throughout the hill he pointed I came off a farm and I like to watch things grow but theres too much crop yield for just he got San Marcos and New Braunfels going and then Seguin and now there are about 36 of This year the market opened earlier than usual in New Braun We started about a week ear lier than we usually said Paul We dont have as many tomatoes as we usually During the prime time we usually have about 18 people We should have quite a few toma toes in here next and maybe some sweet Even though the tomatoes dis appeared there was still a lot to choose from zucchini and onions the sweet vari cab bages and green onions Later in the summer therell be watermelons and cantaloupes and peaches from Stonewall and according to We like it very said Elsie a New Braun fels resident and frequent cus We look for the peas theyll have later on the shelled But thats because Im This is great Im glad theyre We have a garden but its just start HeraldZeilung photo by Rose Marie Eash Mildred Wlnkler of Guadalupe County sets out her fruits and vegetables at Fridays Besides getting healthy vegetables and youll also be helping out some worthy The New Braunfels Farmers Market supports the scholarship fund for the Comal County Fair Association and donates to the Childrens Garden which is spon sored by the Mens Garden Club in New the res idents of River Gardens Organic a residential treatment center for the sell their organically grown vegeta bles at the market Birthday celebration Hummelfest celebration ends today at Hummelmarkt Hummelfest 93 will wind down with the conclusion of Hummelmarkt today at 4 The threeday celebration was kicked off Friday with the beginning of Hummelmarkt and included a birthday cele bration marking what would have been the 84th birthday for Sister Other special events included the selling of a special event One Plus not available on the open Sieglinde Hummel child will be available to sign lithographs and other gift shop items HeraldZeitung photo by Karla Wenzel Grayson and Garrett Mechler and Zachary first place winners In the Hummel Lookalike present a birthday cake at the Birthday Celebration held at the Hummel The event honored Sister Hummel on what would have been her 84th NBPD gears up for summer with more boat power By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeltung The New Braunfels Police Department has geared up for the summer crowds with addi tional manpower and boat pow er for the water recreation Theres too much disorderly narcotics and both ering legitimate users of the river and property owners along it by unruly river said This is probably the first of two boats well have and we plan to take care of the flat water sections of Guadalupe and Comal According to the police will be enforcing city and state ordinances on the river as well as in the parks and on the The new boat is a floating patrol car complete with flashing lights and It comes with standard patrol car equipment and will have no problem catching anyone violat ing city or state ordinances on the It wont be there just for show either all the laws will be strictly One of the things were going to be doing is ticketing and arrest ing for violations of the glass bev erage container McEachern The people fool ing around and jumping off the bridges will be either ticketed or According the police will also be educating vaca tioners about the laws and about safety on the He said a lot of people are hurt every year on the river because they are careless and A lot of people think this is Disneyland and its not its a river and its said Theres all kinds of wild currents in there in various wildlife inhabits the and it doesnt flow in a circle and there arent From Gruene Bridge down is and I know for sure we had one fatality on the river last year in the city said At a set of rapids a young woman and any number of people injure them selves by stepping on He said weekend manpower is being increased throughout the summer and this years plan for safeguarding citizens using the water recreation areas is the most comprehensive Teacher looks forward to final bell after 30 years By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeltung When youre doing something you its easy to stay in one place for 30 years thats what Lloyd Lenz He found a small place and spent his life watching it Lenz will see his last day as a teacher on May 28 and will leave Smithson Valley Middle School with many fond memo When I started in Bulverde in we had a total of 6 classrooms and about 150 stu said Now from kindergarten through 5th they have right at 900 kids and here at the middle school in the and 8th grades we have around 860 so theres been a lot of changes and a lot of people mov ing out Lenz taught elementary school and American and Texas At times every student at the middle school was in one of his history I taught all the students in the school so I knew all the I knew all their parents and a lot of times even their said It was kind of I enjoyed it During his 30 year career as a teacher in the Comal Independent School District hes taught families and Ive had many students whose parents Ive taught quite a said Theres some of them that resemble their Its been lots of Ive enjoyed Lenz said he decided last year to stay for one more year just for the sheer satisfaction of being in one place 30 he said he is 60 years old and now wants to do something different for the next 40 years Asked what was the most significant dif ference in teaching Lenz reminisced about the times when the teachers would play the students in volleyball games during the lunch period and get really close to them because there werent so many and you got to know them all There was one group of students that I taught for five said I had them when I was still in the fourth I taught them in the fifth sixth seventh grade and eighth I really hated to see those kids Lenz said he thought the best advice he could give to new teachers just starting their careers was to start in a small Go out to where you can find a small school and get to know he Its a beautiful place to You get to know the students and you get to meet the whole fam ily instead of just seeing a student for an hour a Lloyd Lenz Todays Texas Lottery Numbers 41 24 22 47 1610