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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 26, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas SPORTS DAY P rx SUNDAY COUNTDOWN 445 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March March INSIDE Sports OB STAMMTISCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes Kimberly Keoghan Ervin Schaefer Dar lene Aguirre Renee Murphy Charles R Oehler Becky Rojo Happy Anniversary to Mr Mrs Ben Shefman Marriage program begins Tuesday night A community marriage coun seling program The Pursuit of will begin Tuesday Sept 28 at 7 at the NBISD Education building 430 Mill St The program will cover practi cal instruction on marriage inti macy and what falling in love was meant to be It will be direct ed by Dennis Gallaher of Free dom Fellowship Church There is no charge for the 10week pro gram To register or for more infor mation call 6251288 Registra tion can also be completed at the door 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 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 Hummel festivities beqin Friday The grand opening ceremonies for the Hummel Museum will begin on Friday Oct 1 through Sunday Oct 3 There will be a special ceremony at 10 on Saturday when a commemorative Hummel Museum plaque will be unveiled Sunday there will be a casual mass in front of the museum at followed by a German Heritage tour at 12 to 5 For more information call Doreen Schaeffer at 6255636 Habitat for Humanity meeting 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 Stanuntisch flht New Braunfels HeraldZeilung invites its readers to submit items to Stammlisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Slammtisch represents a silling place for members of the community to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to shore with NCAA SMU TCU Texas Iowa St Colorado 21 15 21 49 35 29 HIGHSCHOOLS Alamo 34 New 8 Kerrville Converse 28 Smlthson 35 New Braunfels 75 CENTS Herald Zeitung 38 Pages in two sections Sept Serving Comal County Home of MAPI ANN ALLAN PORTER Here comes the cavalry HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH The 1st Cavalry Detachment from Fort Hood Texas one of the main attractions of the 100th Comal County Fair was also part of the Fair Parade held Friday In downtown New Braunfels Thousands turned out for the huge parade Today Is the last day of the fair Today is final day of 100th County Fair By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer The 100th Comal County Fair will wrap up this years festivities today with both new and tradi tional events Officials said people were expected to visit the fair They said the numbers could be higher because of the new features added to the fair this year and because of the 100th anniver sary The fair will close this evening with a dance featuring the local band Southbound in the Comal Corral Comal County Fair Association Presi dent Jan Jochec said the dance winds down the fair and offers fairgoers the chance to visit with friends People come out there casually and talk to local she said The dance will begin at 7 and will con tinue until 11 Admission is S3 per person Featured events during the day will include the Childrens Best Western Dress Contest The contest will be held at 4 in the Comal Cor ral They are usually real said Jochec Children ages 012 can participate in the event and can register up until the event starts Trophies will be given in each category and each child participating will receive a ribbon Special awards will be given to the best overall and the biggest Todays events will also highlight two new features The arts and crafts show and sale will be held from 10 to 6 Jochec said approximate ly 60 vendors are expected to participate According to Jochec handmade items will be sold at each booth The second new feature is the South Texas Sound Barber Shoppe Singers South Texas Sound is made up of local residents according to Jochec South Texas Sound was added to the list of fair attractions late last week The fair officially kicked off last Wednesday and has featured various special events through out the week including a parade on Friday Exhibit halls will close at 7 today Exhibitors must claim their entries from various departments between 8 and noon Monday Two local students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Two local high school seniors have been named Semifinalists in the 1994 National Merit Scholarship Program Russell Burkey a senior at Smithson Valley High School is the son of Mr and Mrs Ronald Burkey of Boeme Burkey is a member of the varsity soc cer team and crosscountry team and is president of the National Honor Soci ety He is also a member of the Span ish Club and ranks first in his senior class At Canyon High School senior Matthew G Green the son of David L and Connie L Green of New Braunfels was named a Semi finalist Green is a member of the Academic Decathlon and was a member of the Canyon High School choir for three years Three other students from Canyon High School were also honored with commendations from the National Merit Scholar program They were Charles Parrish son of Mr and Mrs Dan Parrish of San Antonio Susan Altum daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Altum of New Braunfels and Jayson Hawkins son of Mr and Mrs James Hawkins of Garden Ridge More than one million juniors in over high schools entered the 1994 Merit Program by taking the 1992 Preliminary Mer it Scholarship Qualifying Test Semi finalists are allocated in each state according to the states percentage of the national total of graduating seniors All Finalists are considered for one of National Merit Schol arships allocated on a state represen tational basis These scholarships are 80 percent underwritten by the Nation al Merit Scholarship Corporation and grants from corporate organizations sponsor the remaining 20 percent of these National scholarships Corporations foundations and other business organizations also support Merit Scholarships for Finalists who meet a sponsors preferential cri teria Most of these are awards are pro vided to children of employees of the grantor but some are offered to resi dents of communities a company serves or to Finalists whose career goals a sponsor wishes to encourage More than Merit Scholarships will be financed by colleges and uni versities Winners of collegespon sored Merit Scholarships will be cho sen from among Finalists who will Matthew G Green attend the institutions financing the awards Fifteen thousand 1994 Semifinal ists were named Sept 15 about one half of one percent of each states high school graduating class NMSC is a privately financed notforprofit orga Russell Burkey nization that receives grants from some 600 independent Merit Program spon sors to underwrite scholarships in each annual competition More than million in scholar ships will be awarded in the spring of 1994 Todays Texas Lottery numbers are 18 32 141174 Jackpot million
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