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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 23, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                THURSDAY Experts say deer season surpassing expectations Page 12 50 CENTS New Braunfelt Sdsqulcsntennial March March New Braunfels so WEST 2627 E VAN DEL DR 178 16 Pages in one section Dec TX 79903 serving uomai Bounty tor more than 1 42 years Home of DAVID 9 SPAIN I Vol 142 No 30 INSIDE Sears Sports Stammtiselt Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birth day wishes to Martha Richter DavidS Spain Chuck Woods Susie M Gonzales Susie F Gon zalet Johnny Joe Aguirre Shanna Schneider Sandra Vela Frank Vela Herbert Liebscher Volunteers sought to help distribute food Volunteers to help distribute food and toys from the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Cheer fund to local needy families are asked to step forward and sign up according to HeraldZeitung Circulation Director Carol Ann Avery the project coordinator We will be packaging and delivering them at 12 today Anyone who would like to help package and distribute the food should call me at she said The HeraldZeitung Cheer fund built on community dona tions was enough to purchase 250 baskets of food this year 25 more than last year Todays donations include Dean Adams Todays Total 13th Bridal Fair scheduled for Jan 3 On Tuesday Jan 4 the New Braunfels Bridal Fair Association will host its 13th annual Bridal Fair at the New Braunfels Civic Center located at 380 S Seguin St Admission is Doors open at All facets of planning a wed ding from engagement to honey moon to moving into a first home are represented by the bridal con sultants participatingincluding jewelry hair styling and nail care flowers and other special decorations catering photogra phy wedding dresses hotels reception rooms honeymoon travels chinaware and more A bridal gown fashion show will be interrupted only by the awarding of exquisite prizes giv en by participating businesses This years prizes will include grooms gifts as well Youre invited to visit the booths of each participating business to see what services and items they have to offer and to register to win each consultants giveaway Gift wrapping to benefit local groups Gift wrap service is available at the New Braunfels Factory Outlet next to Ribbon courtesy of volunteers from the Childrens Shelter and St Paul Lutheran Youth Gifts can be wrapped for and the proceeds will benefit both the Childrens Shelter and St Paul Lutheran Youth miming out A There are only 2 more chopping days left until ChrirtruMl The Ntw Bratutfeli HeraldZeitung invites its reaaert to submit item to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the Qtrman community Stammtlich represent a fitting place for of the community to gather and than the dayi We Invite you to share with Fire destroys mobile home at Canyon Lake Mishap leaves two injured By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer CANYON LAKE No injuries were reported in a fire last night that destroyed a doublewide mobile home in the Canyon Lake area The fire occurred at approximately 4 at 342 Sir Arthur Way The home is located in the Rolling Hills sub division near Tom Creek and Farm to Market Road 2673 Comal County Fire Marshal Milton Willmann said the blaze was fully involved by the time firefighters arrived on the scene It was completely involved when the first officer got there Neighbors in the area called it he said Willmann said there was not much firefighters could do except contain the fire We protected exposures and put out fires in the trees and grass There was only one little wall he said The owner of the home is Frank Collingwood He was not in the home when the fire occurred Willmann is expected to contact the owner today According to Willmann the cause of the tire is still being investigated It does not appear to be he said Firefighters arrived on the scene at Willmann said a pumper and two tankers were used to fight the fire Eight firefighters were called to the scene New Braunfels firefighters also responded to a struc ture fire that occurred at in the 1300 block of Stonewall According to New Braunfels Fire Marshal John Herber the fire was reported to be the result of a construction defi ciency in the home The fire was located in the chimney The house was older and mortar had cracked in the fireplace This led to an avenue for a combustible he said No injuries were reported Damage to the home is esti mated at to The home was owned by Kevin Martin Herber said Martin credits the smoke detector at the home for saving his and his familys lives The fire was called in at Three engines and four support vehicles were dispatched Sixteen firefighters were on the scene SMOKEHOUSE BUZZING WITH BUSINESS HeraldZaitang photo by JOHN HUSETH New Braunfels Smokehouse features a unique method of preparing cured ham where the ham Is cut by a blade while turning on a rotlsserle Smokehouse staffer Ruben Cortez works the rotlsserle New Braunfels Smokehouse sending meat products all over the nation during holidays By ROSE MARIE HASH Staff Writer T oday is the last day for Christinas shipments of tfw hickoryismokfci meats that the New Braun fels Smokehouse has build its reputation on Gilts from the Smokehouse have been a Christ not just in New Braunfels but nationwide Its fairly empty now thank the said Mike Dietert manager Normally this warehouse is stacked up to the door Yesterday was the last day we only had about five or six pallets to go yesterday afternoon Well have a few express shipments today for overnight cries Wye been in this business for almost 50 said Mike DJtefert manager This is a second generation fam ilyowned business TbefcusseHKPunbar family in San Antonio was in investment banking at the time and they the earty forties Mr Dunbar sold all but of the ice businesses keeping the one here and one in Seguin That business evolved into some storage meat locker business and theft people started asking if they ed to buy those products and torn that they started shipping some of those things to different Dietert saidtheSmoterKHJse restaurant came about as a place to sell some their recessed meats There are now three restaurants two in New Braunfels and one in San Antonio Dietert started working for them in high school and has been with the business SK 26 years Packages of the hickorysmoked meats are shipped all over the United States including Alaska and Hawaii About 80 percent of the business takes place in the last of the year The Smokehouse has about cus tomers that have ordered in the last three years Catalogs are maOed to aboirt starting around the first of Sep tember Wll to ing this said Dietert Over a year we process over I million pounds We employ up to 75 seasonal Our fulltime nmnber about 15 or 20 Weis blessed with a lot of people that come back and work forusf every year Some have come back every Christmas season for twenty AM over the United States are enjoying New Braunfels Smokehouse spMsUW hickDcyamoked hams beef and of course ristmas tradition HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH A twocar collision yesterday at on Fredrlcksburg St resulted In two people being transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital Owen Simpson 16 of New Braunfels above was treated and released later at the hospital Peggy Colwell 56 of New Brauntels was also treated and released Randolphs Gatliff heads for joint staff From staff reports UNIVERSAL CITY Air Force officials announced today that Brigadier General Robert E Gatliff commander of the 12th Flying Train ing Wing at Randolph Air Force Base has been appointed to duties as the Deputy Director for Operations National Military Command Center Joint Staff in the Pentagon Washing ton Succeeding Gen Gatliff will be Cd Thomas O Fleming currently commander of the 354th Fighter Wing at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska He will assume command of the 12th Hying Training Wing during a change of command ceremony Jan 18 Gen Gatliff entered the Air Force in 1968 He is a graduate of Auburn Uni versity Reserve Officer Training Corps program He has held a variety of assignments in flying and personnel fields as well as command positions at the squadron and wing level A com mand pilot with more than hours in the T38 A7 F105 and F16 he flew more than 140 combat missions in Southeast Asia He has been awarded with the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster Distinguished Flying Cross Bronze Star medal Air Force Achievement medal as well as many other awards During his years of service he has held the ranks of second lieutenant first lieutenant captain major lieu tenant colonel colonel and brigadier general Col Fleming 46 is a graduate of the Air Force Academy He holds a bachelor of science degree in aero nautical engineering and master of business administration degree from Central Michigan University He also earned a master of military arts and Brig Gen Gatliff science from the Army Com mand and General Staff College Fleming completed squadron officer school as distinguished graduate in 1976 and the Air Command and Staff College by correspondence the same year He is also a 1980 graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College He completed the Air War College Correspondence Course in 1985 and graduated from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces in 1989 Col Fleming is a command pilot with 212 combat missions in Southeast Asia and more than hours flying the O2 OV10 T38 C12 F4 and F16 His military decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal the Distinguished Flying Cross with three oak leaf clusters Defense Meri torious Service Medal The Air Force Meritorious Service Medal The Air Medal with nine oak leaf clusters the Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster and the Viet namese Cross of Gallantry The 12th Flying Training Wing teaches Air Force pilots to be flight instructors at Air Education and Train ing Commands five undergraduate pilot training bases The wing conducts Department of Defense undergraduate navigator train ing for all Air Force and some Navy and Marine Corps personnel in three training programs earned a master of military arts and training programs Local businesses government offices close for holiday observance BV JENNIFER ROMPEL Frw thnM twmallv nvntim maurall A0484A4 tn a XTUIT By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Many businesses and governmental offices will be closed this weekend to give their employ ees the chance to celebrate the Christmas holidays Offices for the City of New Braunfels will be closed Christmas Eve and New Years Eve However the citys Sanitation Department will be picking up the garbage as usual For those businesses which normally require garbage service on Saturday there will be no service on Christmas Day To contact the Sanitation Department call 6082140 A message can be left on the recorder during the weekend Messages will be answered during regular office hours The offices for New Braunfels Utilities will be closed both today and Friday However anyone with an electrical emergency may call 6258564 to contact a NBU employee The Comal County Courthouse will be closed Friday Also the New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce will be closed Friday The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung will be open Friday but will be closed on Monday Banks in the area will be closing early Texas Commerce Bank will close at 3 on Friday Victoria Bank and Trust will close at 3 Thursday and the motor bank will close at 6 Thursday Victoria Bank will not be open Friday Bank of America will be open from 9 to 4pm Friday Citizens Bank will be dosed Friday The lobby will be open until 4 Thursday and the drivethru will be open until 6 The following grocery stores will be closed HEB Texans Warehouse Stiqds Handy Andy andWuests Todays Texas Lottery numbers are 7 9 17 27 28 32 Jackpot million   

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