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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 24, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                FRIDA Rangers face Kerrville Tivy at home See Sports 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN 445 New Braunfels Sesquicentennia March March New Braunfels Herald 14 Pages in one section Sept Serving Comal County Home of KAREN WARD INSIDE Sports STAMMTISCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitwg extends the following birthday wishes Michael Taylor Stacy Mitchan Johnny Resales Kimberlle Mlllett Happy Anniversary to Roland Delia Espinoza Mr Mrs Buddy Beck Canyon High Friends of Education meeting set for Sept 28 Canyon High School Friends of Education will meet Tuesday Sept 28 at 6 in the high school library To be eligible for the scholar ship drawing members must have joined by Nov Collegiate as well as vocation al scholarships will be awarded Dr Jerry Major district superin tendent will give a brief talk on school taxes and facilities Friends of the Library sale to be held Oct 68 The Friends of the Dittlinger Memorial Library are making final plans for their annual book sale which will be held Oct 68 at the New Braunfels Civic Cen ter 380 S Seguin St The Oct 6 sale will be for members of the Friends of the Library and the next two days will be open to the public The sale will be open to the public Oct 7 from 9 and Oct 8 from 9 to York Creek VFD to host pot luck dinner York Creek Fire Department station on FM road 1101 will host a pot luck dinner at 12 on Oct 10 Registration will be at 11 Those who attend are asked to bring a favorite meat dish and two of the following salad veg etable or dessert Coffee tea and eating utensils will be provided Memorabilia and family tree information will be shared For more information call Freddie Dreibrodt at 3793870 or Dorothy Jean Braune Schneider at 6250592 NBU closed for fair pprade today New Braunfels Utilities will be closed from 8 am to 12 today for the fair parade Bills can be placed in the night drop Habitat for Humanity meeting set for Oct 7 Comal County Habitat for Humanity will meet at Thursday Oct 7 at the Dittlinger Memorial Library Those interested in participat ing in the Comal County affiliate may join a committee at this meeting Call 6257005 for more information For those unable to attend the meeting donations for our first home may be sent to CCHFH Box 310487 New Braunfels Texas 781310487 Stammtisch The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch represents a sit ting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with MOVING YOL Theyre here HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Siegllnde Smith of the Hummel Museum looks over one of the many valuable donated Hummel figurine pieces which arrived yesterday from California Donated Hummel art arrives at museum By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Siegllnde Smith left and David look over the shipment of donated Hummel artwork which arrived yesterday from California One of the nations largest private collections of M I Hummel figurines and collectibles valued at has been donated to The Hummel Museum by a Los Ange les collector The piece donation is comprised of M I Hummel figurines plates plaques dolls bells and lamps owned by Elizabeth Evelyn Pedder an octogenarian and collector since the mid3 Os The timing of this donation could not be better since our grand opening is scheduled for October said S D David We will be displaying a number of these rare and invaluable pieces which many collectors have never According to museum representatives many of the fig urines have the crown marks trade mark and several of the individual pieces in the collection have been valued at between to The Hummel Museum houses the worlds largest col lection of rare and original art by M I Hummel a Fran ciscan Sister who was a renowned artist First Cavalry Detachment to perform today at 2 pm From staff reports The 1993 Comal County Fair is wel coming a new event this year to help celebrate its 100th birthday The First Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment from Fort Hood Texas will be performing at 2 today at the Rodeo Arena They also rode in this mornings parade Comal County Fair President Jan Jochec said the detachment is a per formance unit that is typical of a cav alry from 100 years ago She said they were uniforms like those worn 100 years ago carry sabers and ride on horseback The detachment is the last horse mounted cavalry unit in the United States Army The mission of the detachment is to represent the First Cavalry Division and the Army in public appear ances throughout the country assist in recruiting by demonstrating the pro fessionalism of todays soldiers and maintain the proud traditions forged by the Since 1972 the detachment has appeared in two Presidential Inaugur al parades the 1984 Worlds Fair and literally thousands of state and local fairs parades and rodeos The detach ment performs formal military parades and reviews civic and community street parades and a 30minute Mount ed Drill and Weapons Officials of the detachment said the demonstration is a thrilling exhibi tion of the skill and precision required of the mounted The demonstration includes drill maneuvers at the walk trot and gallop The weapons portion of the show demonstrates the mounted use of the cavalry saber Colt 45 caliber revolver and the Springfield carbine The detachment is entirely self con tained It includes 30 troopers and horses a 1878 Army supply wagon and a 1841 cavalry support cannon Officials said the detachment is flexible and can adjust performances and parades to create almost any effect and only requires an area the size of a foot ball field for its performances The Comal County Fair started this week and will continue until Sunday General admission tickets are 52 and parking is S2 Children under 12 enter frees Rodeo tickets are in advance for age 12 and up and after Sept 22 Rodeo tickets are for children 6 to 11 and children under six enter free Aguilar Cooke honored by sheriffs department for saving mans life HeraldZeitung photo by KARLA WENZEL Rodeo Queen Contest From left Princess Claire Fulbre Queen Charee Walker Duchess Klmberly Kasteln winners In the Comal County Fairs Annual Rodeo Queen Contest Not pictured Miss Congeniality Kellle Williams Poise Personality Charee Walker Horsemanship tickets Claire Officials to test bees which attacked Seguin man killed pet dog yesterday By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Comal County Sheriffs Office Reserve Deputies Patrick Aguilar and Robert Cooke ffl were honored Thurs day by sheriffs department officials for saving the life of a area man On Sept 3 a civilian drove to the River Road Gatehouse with a 27year old male who was unconscious and in respiratory arrest He was already blue from an overdose of a controlled sub stance Aguilar and Cocke were assigned to the River Road patrol along with other law enforcement personnel Immediate treatment was begun while awaiting the arrival of the New Braun fels EMS The patient was stabilized and trans ported to McKenna Hospital Officials said Aguilar and Cockes lifesaving techniques and professional performance exemplify the precepts of the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Trauma Advanced Tacti cal team to which they are attached All members of the Shock Trauma Advanced Tactical team are certified law enforcement officers and are cer tified paramedics with at least advanced life saving procedures training Team members must be proficient in the knowledge of the penal code code of criminal procedures evidence gath ering firearms search and seizure tac tical team development and all law enforcement skills Currently there are 10 paramedics and two registered nurses with the unit who are commissioned by local law enforcement Their purpose is to pro vide immediate advanced treatment to injured civilians and law enforcement personnel in high threat and remote locations where no advanced life sup port treatment is close by The team is the first of its kind in the state according to officials By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer A Seguin man was taken to the hos pital Thursday morning after being stung by a swarm of bees According to reports the incident occurred at Lakeside and Turtle Drive in Seguin Officials from the Seguin EMS were called to the scene but the man whose name is not available refused medical treatment Reports show his dog was also stung and died as a result of the attack According to officials from the Guadalupe County Health Department a sample of the bees was gathered after the attack Officials said the bees will be sent to Texas University where experts will determine whether or not the bees are normal honey bees or the Africanized honey bee also known as killer Results of the testing will not be available for at least a week said offi cials Officials at the health department said multiple bee stings of any kind can cause the death of an animal They also said the best action to take when a swarm of bees approaches is to leave the scene immediately Officials said they have recently received several calls concerning bees Dont miss the 100th annual Comal County Fair   

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