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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 2, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Thursday Feb HeraldZeitung Looking Back Comal County Historical Commission Sophienburg Museum and Archives Rosemarie Leissner Gregory Special to the tj 125 years ago 1870 Translators Carl and Ethel Saur Louis Klappenbach has taken a posi tion with the General Land Office Vorwaerts a local paper meets with hard times The editor and typesetters have not been paid for several months Joseph Landa if he can find a part ner will build a cotton gin here soon The local Maennergesangverein Mens Singing Club celebrated the first anniversary of its founding In the near future this group together with the local brass band will give a concert for the benefit of the hurricane vic tims 100 years ago 1895 Translator Lottie Nebergall Miller Lenzens Hall will be heated for all theater presentations During the night between Sunday and Monday a strong thunderstorm blew in from the north and inches of rain fell So it can still rain in Texas A bundle containing an overcoat pants and shirt was lost on the way from Anhalt to New Braunfels Who ever finds it is asked to notify either Mr Chr Hofheinz in Anhalt or the Zeitung office Any photograph will be enlarged without charge if you make your pur chases at Deutsch The stork made several secret visits in the last few days and blessed the following families Wm Hoeke with a Hoffmann also with a boy and Teacher Welch with a girl 75 years ago 1920 Translator Dr Frederick Frueholz Jr Cooks Cough Mixture is different than other cough One uses it for La Grippe and dry hacking coughs Price 60 cents plus war tax Schumann Druggist New Braun fels Texas Offer to buy 2 or 3 Jersey cows fresh in milk Price must be reason able Write or telephone to Urban Plaza Hotel Telephone 372 Attention Taxpayer I will be in my office in the courthouse the entire month of January to accept the assess ment for the current year Respectfully Alf R Rothe County Assessor One of my pigs disappeared on Sun day 28 December It has an ear mark er and weighs about 250 to 300 pounds The one who returns it will be given a reward Albert Socfje German Colony Coal huila Mexico Until the 1 st of January 1920 some of the first series of 200 irrigated farms which will be sold at exceptional prices are still available Only 10 down the rest within 10 years at 6 interest Two crops a year San Carlos Land Association 315 317319 Prudential Building San Antonio Texas 50 years ago 1945 Betty Pfeuffer Triesch For the 6th consecutive year the joint installation of the elected and appointed officers of Herman Sons Lodges in the 13th District was held on Sunday January 7th 1945 at Echo Hall Approximately 300 members took part in the ceremony Chris Her ry 1st Grand Vice President conduct ed the installation assisted by Mrs Amo Link member of Albert Kypfer Lodge No 106 as acting Grand Vice President and Curt Schmidt of Teuto nia Lodge No 21 August Triesch opened the meeting Officers of the following Lodges were installed Teu tonia No 21 Comal No 45 Albert Kypfer No 106 Prince Carl No 127 Twin Sister No 138 Schuchard No 181 and Geblrgathal No 140 Sheriff W A Doc Scholl has been named an honorary director of the Texas Safety council for 1945 The 2nd infantry Division In Bel gium Doors have been a lot of trouble to Arion G Cobb of New Braun fels 143 E Commerce Investi gating a pillbox captured by 2nd Infantry Division doughboys he pushed open a door only to have it swing back on him Giving it another and harder shove it still closed on him Suddenly he detected whispering behind it and decided to dispose of the problem with a white phosphorous grenade He pulled the pin dropped it into the halfopen doorway among the whispering Germans and started to get out of the pillbox in a hurry But he couldnt find the door to get out of the place and the grenade went off while he was still inside with the Germans He finally groped his way into the air halfblinded by the fumes of the explo sion followed by two coughing sneez ing Germans The Germans are now prisoners of war and Cobb is very care ful about doors where he goes 25 years ago 1970 Myra Lee Adams Goff FROM GERMANYThe Rev Klaus Ritzkopf 36 an Evangelical min ster from Frankfurt has arrived here for a year of study and visiting The bach elor minister was pastor of a suburban church six years He will take two courses at Trinity and be the house guest of the Rev and Mrs Richard Kuretsch for the first two arranged the studytrip himself through the United Church of Christ and hopes to visit other ministers TBARMAbout in new construction is under way at TBarM Tennis and Guest Ranch and they are opening a new club in Dallas as well Making the trip to McAllen Feb 13 14 for the Chamber of Commerce to inspect tourist clubs operation will be Bob Henry chairman and Camp Lan da owner Clarence Kirk retired major and C of C military liason Raymond Bartram attorney and a Camp War necke owner R V Derrick city man ager and Tom Purdum C of C exec secretary Mrs Kenneth McCracken Mrs Frank Higgins Mrs E Ogden Eikel and Mrs Olivia Waterbury entertained With a luncheon and pottery shower at Scriveners Tea Room in San Anto nio Saturday January 24 honoring Miss Sue Robbins of LTJG Mike Norris The board of directors of the Eden Home for the Aged was host for the annual employee appreciation dinner Monday night January 26 at the New Braunfels Junior High Cafeteria of the board are the Rev Bruno Schroeder of Burton Rev William C Royster Mrs Leon Eberhardt Harrison Preston Rev Frank Horak of Clifton Schulze of Corpus Christi Rev Freuden berg and Stautzenberger of Seguin and Aragon of Cypress Bruce Woodward president of the board was not present Exofficio members are the Rev Carl Burkle of Austin Rev Richard Kuretsch Ken neth Triesch and Bernhard Harst Murray Ferguson was elected pres ident of the Comal County Fair Asso ciation last Wednesday following the annual stockholders meeting of that first vicepresi dent is Col Jumbo Evans Re elected was Martin Dean to threeyear terms as directors were Dr Lehman Clinton Ludwig Eugene Moeller Claude Scruggs Kenneth Fiedler Glyn Goff Ferguson and Dean The statewide competition to name the Texas Junior Miss will begin Sun day afternoon when the 29 contestants arrive for registration at Gourmet Inn New Braunfels Jaycees sponsor the annual event Experienced Restaurant Manager Join our rapidly growing company Call 18008803996 For Application or FAX Resume 12108335208 EOE Archives Anonymous 3IC Practice of Family Medicine 11 years experience Accepting New Patients Participating provider for Par Plan McKenna Health Plan and Medicare Staff Privileges at McKenna Hospital Phone 6200956 457 Landa New Braunfels Tx y Eagles Hall New Braunfels p BINGO Thurs 7pm Saturday February 18th featuring Midnight Flyers Call for Reservations 6257243 or 6251116 257 c south st Hall rental for Weddings Anniversaries and Reunions AA95144 ByJANE JACKSON JOHN MOLER photographer Special to the HeraldZeitung If we could express our feelings of sadness when we find unidentified photographs as appealing as this weeks Sweetheart Reflections AA95144 We find that this is one of those won derful photos done by Seidel Studio back in May of I960 She is such a beautiful little girl Please help us to give her a name AA95145 is of the New Braunfels High School Unicorn Dance Band from April of 1960 Cant you just compose1 your own memories of those sixties sounds that must have come from the instruments played by these very talented musi cians Give us your and dont wait for someone else to call We were informed that some of our readers do not want their names men tioned in the paper This is just our way of saying thank However we will oblige just request that we dont mention you Your knowledge is invaluable to us and we would not want to scare you off Our Centennial Float 1946 figures still need names Keep reading keep remembering keep call ing 6291900 You are missing a wonderul experi ence if you dont pay a visit to the Sophienburg Museum 401 W Coll and the Sophienburg Archives 200 N Seguin Declawing cats can be called for Is it really okay to declaw a cat There are several good reasons for having your cats front claws removed and ruined sofas is one of them Its easy to find a more serious debate as to whether rear claws should be removed but if its done make sure your cat is never left unprotected out doors As far as front claws are concerned many cat owners have learned the hard way that housecats sharpen their claws on upholstered furniture and drapes as they mark their territories Removal of front claws also helps avoid scratches for members of the family particularly children Just remember that a cats real defenses are its teeth and rear claws When a cat is really threatened it grabs its enemy with its teeth und uses its back claws to rake over the enemy Also its interesting to note that a cat can climb almost as well without its front claws as it can with them Contact your veterinarian to get fur ther information on declawing your GOVERNMENT 138 N Castell New Braunfels 210 6253810 cat This article provided by the Comal County Veterinary
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