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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 25, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas Lifestyles June HeraldZeitung 9 isfi Photo courtesy of SAMUEL JEFFERSON The Cane Man Charles the Cane reviews a century of family albums during a public appearance In Landa Didnt get your HeraldZeitung today Call 6259144 Under Pass Saloon Live Entertainment Thur Cross Roads Fri Cross Roads Sat Night The Craze SATURDAY Horseshoe Bikini Contest 904 Seguin 6251223 June 25 26 7th Son June 27 Allen Volght July 1 Allen Beavers July 2 3 Trash Can Punch JULY 4TH Painted Pony OPEN TIL 2 Hwy 306 2673 9643992 Float Inn 462 Mill 6254251 Open Daily Locals Come See Word for the week CHEAP What a bird says Our beer Come get wet with Saturday No Just an excuse to party Admission Sunday playing 26 Banned In Public Admission Food Drinks available Open Sundays till Midnight NO KEGS ALLOWED E E R S P E C I A L S AIR DUCT CLEANING Clothes Dryer Vent Cleaned Even tumy ones INTERIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES Call now for Free Estimate 6294161 GIFT BOOKS WALNUT 6 6296400 IH 35 and Walnut AUL SHOWS Times good thru JURASSIC EJ3 SUEEHiSS IN SEATTLE US Jjo Show Thursday DENNIS THE DAILY MENACE E Walter SCHWARZENEGGER DAILY N DAILY CUFFHANGER BRAUNTEX 6254411 290 San Antonio ALL SHOWS Times good thru Chuck Morris DAILY Beau Bridges SIDEKICKS PO Driven by DALY BOUND BY HONOR w NEW SERVICE MOVIE PHONE 620HOTT The Cane Charles Ballard makes an art out of restoring old canes and umbrellas By SAMUELL JEFFERSON Special to the HeraldZeitung His antique restora tions were once described as rare collectibles creat ed by tough looking hands that caress a childs cheek with the pressure of an angels Charles Henry noted Texas was seen most recent ly in public at New Landa Park where he celebrated his 90th birthday and his 51st wedding anniversary last he and his wife Frances returned to Austin where they prefer to live in quiet The Cane as he is known in the has been featured through the years in newspapers and trade The ANTIQUE before it changed owners some 20 years printed the tribute to his gentle as he is known by those close to attributes his crafts manship ability as being inherited from his mothers They he master cabinet makers in Germany before emigrating to America in the For he started restoring old walking canes and umbrellas a quartercentury He This after we closed our little antique shop over on Red River He admits that he never hoarded any of his Collectors bought some sight unseen even before I fin hand scattered around his small work are rusting in idle The Cane is happy that others have found pleasure in his I gave each of my chil dren at least one which will be handed down through the The others I sold for a small fraction of what they are worth he no one can imagine the thrill I got every time I saved these precious antiques from being lost Its so good to know that their owners treasure them as much as I ished my It took to restore only one walking cane or I used windmill sucker rods for the walking cane My most important he was a piece of glass that I used like a machine lathe to scrape the rods This attention to explains why his limited restorations are cherished bv the scarcity of antique fittings and the fact that he no longer His Photo courtesy of SAMUELL JEFFERSON Calloused hands display a rare walking cane which this mas ter artisan ELVIS SIGHTED COMING SOON TO NEW BRAUNFELS rVatch This Space Jans Van Tours June 2526 Tie Texas Fandangle PLUS Granbury Opera House June 27 Annie Get Your Gun June 30 The Southern Breeze Plantation Tour 2106295279 Thursday June 24 Oscar Grupo Sol 262 Jahn LIVE jENTERTAINMENlt at Rockin1 R July 3 Daddy Os July 10 Terri Hendrix 629BEER Friday 812 no cover Libby Dwyer Band Saturday 15 no cover Michael Ballew Saturday Night Clay Baker PLAZA DINER fr Now Serving INNER with FULL SERVICE and NEW Dinner Menu Daily Pasta Specials Dinner Monday Saturday am pm 367 Main Plaza 6207070 Sunday 59 no cover Monte Mongomery Tuesday no cover Chris Judy Wednesday no cover Wimberley Volunteer Fire Ants Thursday no cover Michael Fracasso for more information 6250142 Full Bar Air Conditioned RESTAURANT ft BAR FrL Sat J All U Can Eat J Seafood Shrimp I Fish handbreaded with trimmings Family Size Onion Rings Live Entertainment Thu JB Brandon Michael Oconnor Songwriters Sal A2Z SunRob Walkms Tue Stingrays 381 Landa 6293311 Mollyc JRivar JRoad General Store Home of O Patio Friday Chris Judy SaturdayThe Revival Brothers ThursdayPhil Stevens Music Open til 2am Cover charge if t6e River 620RAFT Main Events Hammerllme Boxing and Tho Casino Association ol New Jersey Present 12 RoundsWorld Heavyweight Championship Elimination Bout Dazzling Jewelry Embellished Clothing Floral Creations I I jCraffs 8c More Come meet our craftsmen for a fun j shopping experience in Live Oaks 7 beautiful new Civic o EVANDEH HOLYFIELD Former Heavyweight Champion 22 KOs Ranked Heavyweight Saletv Florida 31 KOs HQLYFIELDSTEWAin1 8 JUNE 2627 f Sat 106 Sun 11 5 Live 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