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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 7, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas 6 A HeraldZeitung Sunday May 7 1995 Forget the sign There never was a Bleider in the county This being the Sesquicentennial year and every ones focus cen tering on the Ger man heritage of New Braunfels it seems like a good time to give one of our earliest settlers something he lost a while Allene Blaker name About two years ago one of the road signs on Loop 337 designating Dliedcrs Creek was destroyed probably because of a traf fic accident It was replaced but the Spelling on the new sign was wrong It read BLEIDERS Creek For a while one side of the bridge would read BLUDiarS the other DERS Maybe someone finally noticed the discrepancy or maybe someone hit the correct sign Whiitevei it too replaced and both DERS Creek The correct spelling ol anynne name is impoitant as is the pionuna ation In German ie is pionomicnl like the letter while ei is pio nounccd like the Idiot I word mentis Icid is sm row Ann Rogeis of the Sophienlitin Archives did some iesenrli and dis covered that Johannes and licnb Blicder came heie from Nassau ier many in 1X51 with their families UK brothers were stonemasons md musl have done pretty well 1 hey ived some money and bonilil parcels of land Charlotte Boyd Deputy County Ink checked the Comal County Sur veyor and pointed out a sur vey made on Feb 24 1S63 for loltanncs Blicder of land situated on the vvateis of the iuadalupe River about 6 miles noithwcst of New Braun lels A map pinpoints the beginning of a utik on his property formed from wateis of the Giuidalupe River and meandering lor 6 miles or so tlnoiigli the Creek hvoli Ulieder was killed in a brick Kiln explosion in 1X64 In the latter pail I the 1800s information on the Mliedei families gels nal sketchy It is not what became of Johannes and it scents there have been no 1iliedets in omal County for about There never was a Bleider in New Braunfels or Comal County although a listing in one of the Blieders geneal ogy and burial lists shows a Bleider which was later acknowledged as being a spelling mistake But ihc Blieders were here once They were close to being founding families and they made their mark Their contribution to the settling of this area should be acknowledged and remembered Its time to change BLEJDERS CREEK to BLIEDERS CREEK rightfully And keep the pos sessive apostrophe Lets give Johannes Blicder his name back May he again rest in peace and figuratively exchange a sorrow for a song Allene Blaker the Ilerald Zeinings editorial Personals Four local teenagers Katri na Garshett Aleesa Moore fenny Rebecca Clapp and Leslie Scott were selected as Amcr icas National Jeenagcr Final ists in the South Texas National Teenager Schol arship Program held in the Scot tish Rite Audito rium in San Anto njo April 2122 1995 Americas National Teen ager Foundation is a national schol arship program that rewards young women of intellect and lead ership Scholar ship awards are based on scholas tic achievement leadership com munity involve ment and individ uality Participa tion in Americas National Teen ager Program allows outstanding young women from across the nation to be recognized lor their superior commitment to excel lence in learning and character thus rewarding their past accomplishments with scholarships for advanced edu cation As of 1991 Americas Nation al Teenager Foundation has been responsible for awarding over mil lion in tuition grants and cash schol arships Alecsa Moore placed third runnerup in the Junior Division and also won recognition as the Outstanding Pro gram Participant Aleesa was spon sored by family and Tex Jack Ohlrich Realty RiverCities Kratl Mobiletel Vista Village Lone Star Klemenlary staff Comal Flower Shop Kieslmi Mower Shop ABS Alternative Lxxnn Silas RagsdaleState Farm Insurance Fischer Veterinary Clinic I lighUrchin Hats Dr William T DOS Citizens Bank Comal Pawn and Landa Pharmacy Katrina Jarshctt was sponsored by family and friends the Food Couil and Scott Pictured me Mrs Giticjer Drffenbeicjei nth cjtocle teacher at Seele School and pait of her class who hnve been assisting in pieparitig stuffed ani mals for distribution to oliildinu Ihe ohildto child project is assisted by Suo Hiiserf Mu sludenh nir Joseph Martinez Amanda Cat berry Brian I ipsoy Jessici AmnndP Hernandez Lupe Meza Manuel Caibnjnl Jason irw Snncho nnrl Jose Perez Fancy I aic Kanch with the Nev HiaunlfK I u I cslu Si oil iceened a and and SIIA Fiikiptises a holaislnp award She was Jenny lapp ssr by family and friends Gills by Tamil and fnends the 1 lev Hiann and Weddings With Rice The Ids Nlim Linns am Canyon Heueat Day Spa Dick Kocglc SeliMnl co lull Mill Mdii Stale farm Insuiaucc Chinan Sllnnl ml I lungs Rudal Registry Wynnwood and Carbide ami Mall mid Test Inc The hMiily of I i i ihcir i to r i I u 1 and nipnioiiitls Din sprrial thanks to Hospice for III I I 1 HML SI M I IX LPr Revival May10 Dr Stan Colfey Clifton Jansky Sermon Titles Sunday Eight people in New Biaunleis Will Not Be in 1 leaven Monday What Jesus would say to Simpsni Tuesday Near Death Experiences Do people really see the other side Wednesday What to do if you miss the Kaplwe Pictured is Ann Cell Texas Commerce BankNew Braunfels choice as their 1995 First Quarter Circle of Excellence Achiever Ann is a Client Service Representative in the Commercial and Real Estate Loan Operations area at Texas Commerce Bank She was nomi nated by fellow employees of the bank because of her superior job performance Send items to HemldZeitung Personals 707 Landa St TX78130 Wanted to with option to buy 5 to 25 Acres 6299876 Deborah Stokes M INTERNAL MEDICINE 264 West Mill Street New Braunfels Texas Office Hours Sam 5pm MondayFriday 6292040 Medicare Assignment Accepted New Patients Welcome OQi THE COMAL COUNTY YOUTH HOMEMAKING ART FAIR WISHES TO THANK EVERYONE WHO HELPED MAKE THE 1995 FAIR A SUCCESS FOR OUR YOUNG PEOPLE OF COMAL COUNTY Thanks to Wuests Supermarkets for donation of trophies Thanks to our auctioneers Judge Carter Casteel and Don Ferguson KGNBKNBT Radio Station Thanks to our Auction Buyers Alamo Concrete Products Busy Bee Remodeling The Canvas Shoppe Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home First State Bank Guadalupe Gas Company The Hunting Camp Gun and Pawn Kaderli Materials Kraft Mobiletel Mission Valley Textiles New Braunfels Optimist Club Red Wing Shoes Saur Construction Moe Schwab Commissioner Pet 4 Texas Commerce Bank Victoria Bank and Trust Dib Waldrip Attorney Thanks to United Way of Comal County New Braunfels Evening Lions Kraft Masonry Comal County Junior Livestock Association New Braunfels Herald Zeitung our Judges and all the Good Citizens of Comal County Who Continue to Support Us pgi fiM H IB Two night of the most exciting Bull Riding youll ever see plus TRACY LAWRENCE and CHRIS LEDOUX Come to COMAL SADDLERY Buy 2 Wrangler Garments and receive 2 vouchers that will be exchanged for 2 tickets at any TICKETMASTER OUTLET HURRY WHILE VOUCHERS LAST Happening at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio Showtimes June 2nd June 3rd 1995 Vouchers good for June 2nd show only Comal Saddlery Western Wear 311 306 mile W of 135 New Braunfels Tx MonSaf 106 Thurs Fri open till 1 pm 6259641
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