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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 17, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                Friday Dec 17 Looking Back By ROSEMARIE LEISSNER ORE GORY Special to the HeraldZaltung 125 years ago 1868 Translator Carl and Ethel Saur The Fair of the Agricultural and Industrial Association of West Texas will be held December at the Jockey Club grounds in San Antonio Louis Kessler of New Braunfels will help make awards General Bechem Major Ferryman Dr Koester and Lindheimer will help con tribute toward prizes W Seekatz advertises fresh smoked bacon for a pound 100 years ago 1893 Translator Lottie Millers Only a few weeks to Christmas Now is the time to think about and decide what presents to put under the Christmas tree with which to surprise our loved ones The best way is to vis it our merchants There we will soon find the gifts for which we are looking For Rent my residence on Mill Street Joseph Landa Lost a brown overcoat on the way from Christian Zipps farm to New Braunfels In the small outside breast pocket is the name H Stuart A reward of will be paid to the person deliv ering the coat to Blumbergs Saloon Notice Good sand and gravel from the finest to the coarsest also fire wood for sale by contract and delivery Prompt service William Karbach near MatzdorfsHall 75 years ago 1918 Ariene Kruegcr Scales The Red Cross Christmas Parcels Committee with Mrs Gco Eiband as chairman inspected packed and shipped 106 boxes to Comal County men now overseas Of these 67 had labels that reached the relatives in time from France the remaining 39 had labels issued by the chapter The Christmas Cave at the Mexican school in Comaltown which was so much admired last year will be open to the public on and after the night of Sunday December 22 and everybody is cordially invited to come and see Its always fair weather when the Red Cross and soldiers get together The Quilt which was made and donated by the Executive Board of the Childs Welfare Club Bazaar last Saturday was won by Miss Bion da Ludwig The next regular meeting of the Childs Welfare Club will take place Monday December 16th at 4 at the New Braunfels High school All members please attend 50 years ago 1943 Betty Pfeuffer Triesch Just as the Herald was going to press Thursday afternoon news was received by Mrs William Reemtsma N Seguin Ave that her husband Major Reemtsma was killed in action in Italy Major Reemtsma was one of New Braunfels best known doctors He died of wounds the telegram from the War Department stated Major Reemtsma was beloved by a large cir cle of friends in this city and county and his death will be a great shock to his many friends Rotarian Julius H Schleyer present ed one of the most enlightening and interesting talks ever given before the local Rotary Club at their regular lun cheon meeting here Wednesday when he went into detail on the proposed new Home Rule Charter for the City of New Braunfels which will be present ed to the citizens at a regular election on January 18 Open house will be observed at the Service Center on Christmas Day Sat urday December 25 from until midnight A cordial invitation is extended all citizens of New Braun fels and Comal County to drop in on the Center during these hours Citizens who have members of the armed forces visiting them are given a special invi tation to bring their visitors to the Cen ter The Bay City Black Cats won the Reginal championship Friday night at the Unicom Stadium with a win of 13 to 7 over the New Braunfels Unicorns The Chamber of Commerce holds it annual Football Banquet on Decem ber 17 at Hotel Faust honoring the New Braunfels Unicom team Along with the team the players fathers ire guests of the Chamber of Commerce The program begins promptly at 8 Elks honor teenagers of the month The New Braunfels Elks recently honored their Teenagers of the Month a program that recognizes outstanding young people in area schools This months winners are High School winners Jennifer L Barnes daughter of Bil ly and Judy Barnes who is a senior at New Braunfels High School Todd Bryan Veselis a senior at NBHS and sun of Charles and Pat Veselis John Mark Hotchldss a Smithson Valley High School senior and son of Paula and Bob Hartsock Stacey Michelle Chase a senior at SVHS daughter of Diane and Tonv Chase Charles Chip William Parrish a senior at Canyon High School and son of Dan and Susan Parrish Kirsten Elizabeth Oelkers a senior at Canyon High School and daughter of Edgar and Dorothy Oelkers The Middle School winners are Tanya Castilleja an 8th grade student at Canon Middle School daughter of Iris and Sylvester Castilleja Roman Hernandez an 8th grade stu dent at Canyon Middle School and son of Hector and Mary Hernandez Raul Martinez an 8th grade student at New Braunfels Middle School and son of Andrea and Urbano Vital Rebekah M Forney an 8th grade student at Mew Braunfels Middle School daughter of John Peter For ney and Sally Ann Forney Barnes Chase Parrish Oelkers J o n a t h o n Michale Pritchett an 8th grade student at Smithson Valley Middle School son of Michael and Mary ONeill Sarah Louise Lowe an 8th grade student at Smithson Valley Middle School and daughter of Mike and Lau rie Lowe The BOXCAR FOSSIL TCHES 62004 1 I Hteh Brehm Hats 1279 E Common 6292531 Water repellent leather Cushion insole Steel shank foot sup port Longwearing urethane Super Sole And Red Wing fit Castilleja Hernandez Martinez Forney COURTSHIP FORLOVfc Now our super special Heavy mounting excellent diamonds 1 ct Bracelet 2ct Bracelet 3 ct Bracelet j V4 90 Ct to 1 ct 6253203 Mill Store Plaza and Bencharge available For Christmas Give The Gift of Travel p Call us for gift certificate ideas 6292215 133 Landa Street Dr Sammy Knippa Announces the opening of Countryside Veterinary Clinic 2469 Loop 337 Small Animal Medicine Surgery Office Hours 6201100 Pritchett Lowe Tree recycling Pedemales Electric Cooperative will once again help members recycle discarded Christmas trees through its 4yearold tree recycling program Beginning Dec 27 the Cooperative will turn hundreds of donated Christmas trees to mulch which will then be donated to cities for use in park landscaping or will be used by PEC for similar purposes Members will be able to drop off their Christmas tree at any one of PECs six district offices each week day between and from Monday Dec 27 to Tuesday Jan 4 PEC offices will be closed Dec 31 in observance of the New Years holiday District offices are located in Johnson City Bertram Canyon Lake Cedar Park and Marble Falls For more information about the Cooperatives Christmas tree recy cling program call the headquarters building in Johnson City at 210 868 7155 CHRISTMAS MUSIC SALE CtE 99 CDs and up Paula Abdul Sawyer Brown Clint Black Harry Connick The Blues Brothers Soundtrack Peter Dvorsky R Strauss Gershwin many morel CASSETTE 99 and up Public Enemy The Judds Phil Collins Rolling Stones Much Morel NEW TECHNOLOGY IN NEW BRAUNFELS CDI Machines for sale includes Comptons Encyclopedia value Software Available GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT Home Movie Transfer 8MM Super 8MM 16MM to VHS 1 Oc a foot 20 OFF on 1000 ft or more 2540 OFF All Jackets and Coats Mens Shirts Womens Blouses Ladies1 Jeans Gift Certificates for 259 Trade Center Dr 6292128 SCHWABS SAUSAGE HAUS BARBQUE 309 Hwy 81 West New Braunfels TX 6256519 OLDEST DEER PROCESSING PLANT IN COMAL COUNTY All Menfs and Womens Western Boots Off 25 Anderson Beene Boots Lizzard and Elephant Leather 1214 Ib Turkey Dinner I with all the incl dressing gravy green beans yams cranberries rolls Fresh Sausage Summer Buck Sticks Dry sausage Light Smoke Pan Sausage TACOS Holiday Turkeys Hams Let us prepare your holiday meal Fully cooked smoked turkeys PARTY TRAYS Meat cheese starting 15M Veg Tray with dip Dry sausage finger sandwiches No party too Large or Small DEER EVERY DEER PROCESSED INDIVIDUALLY AFTER HOUR DEER RECEIVER WELL BE THERE Full line of Sausage making supplies Pork Pepper Casings String Boston Butts Just Arrived New Shipment Rocky Mountain Jeans Open late Saturday COMAL SADDLERY 8c WESTERN WEAR Country Quality at Prices You Can Afford 311 Hwy 306 mi W of I35 New Braunfeis Mon Sat   

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