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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 18, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeltungO Friday August Q 3 Looking Back Comal County Historical Commission Sophienburg Museum and Archives Rosemarie Leissner Gregory Special to the HeraldZeitung 125 years ago 1870 Translators Carl and Ethel Saur Wilhelm Ouessow makes and sells brushes and pencils in his factory He also sells brushes for use in cotton gins Ernst Blumberg has for rent or sale a 100acre farm with buildings twelve miles below New Braunfels on the west side of the Guadalupe River and a 100acre bottomland farm at Schu mannsville C Saur sheriff of Comal County and Bonnet sheriff of San Antonio assisted in the recapture near San Antonio of a convicted horse thief who had escaped from the Comal Co jail 100 years ago 1895 Translator Lottie Nebergall Miller Fifty acres to be leased out A large family is preferred More information at August Daues The highest price for butter and eggs is paid by Streuer and Hoffmann Mr Albert Schuetze of Austin is in town to sell Browns History of The author is an old Texan who settled here during the revolu tion Written in English the book is recommended for everyone who is interested in Texas history Warning Because I consider my wife irresponsible I am asking not to allow her to borrow anything in my name Gus A Voigt In the month f July the local freight depot loaded Ibs for which was paid Thirtyfour wag on loads were received and 27 were shipped out 75 years ago 1920 Arlene Krueger Seales The Tigers won as pretty a baseball game as any one could wish to see at Austin Sunday It was anybodys game from the time the first ball was thrown until Fatty Ludewig struck out Gillum in the ninth with the tie run on the bags Tietze played a beautiful game in right throwing out Schaeffer at second with a beautiful peg after the long sin gle down the right field foul line and again in the sixth by backing up first and getting the putout when they were running Gilum between first and sec ond through Ludewigs throw getting him off Roth got into the game by Tausch hurting the middle finger on his throwing hand during practice I believe the fact that he couldnt play hurt Tausch worse than the split got into the game and fame in the fifth when he scored Roth from first who had got on with a single with a triple and scored a moment later when Eckhart uncorked a low one that got away from the the ninth Schulze first up for the Tigers flew out to left Roth got on by an error of second and Stein put one in the same place which went throug Roth going to third and Stein to second Moose struck out and with two down and two on Ludewig poled a peach of a hit to right center sending Roth home for the third and what proved to be the winning score Sev ern played some heady and Ludewig had planned to make the trip in a car but were so anxious to get started that the little fellow tore the starting lever clear out of the car and they had to take the train 50 years ago 1945 Betty Pfeuffer Triesch VJ DAY COMES TO NB ALLIES GAIN COMPLETE VIC TORY AS JAPAN GIVES UP THE Is Over Nation Prepares For Long sur rendered unconditionally Tuesday August 14 The capitulation was announced by President Truman to a hastily called news conference at CWT was released simultane ously in London and Moscow To the Men and Women of Comal County who have served in the Vic torious Armed Forces of our Nation in this mighty struggle This Victory Edi tion of the HERALD their HOME TOWN Newspaper is affectionally dedicated by THE PUBLISHERS Pfc Margarito G Lopez has been awarded the second highest military award given a soldier of the United States Army the Distinguished Ser vice Cross Pfc Lopez is an infantry man in the Philippines Short months ago Lopez received the Silver Star and the Purple Heart for meritorious service in connection with his duties A life long resident of New Braunfels and brother of Acencion Rios of 762 Seguin Lopez is probably the most highly decorated soldier from Comal County to fight in World War 11 Service Center Will Be Closed By October 1st Comal Discharge Rate Increases The New Braunfels Public Schools will open for the 194546 session on Tuesday September 4 it was revealed today delayed one day by reason of the Labor Day holiday on the fourth Showing at the Brauntex on Sun dayMondayTuesday cents Thrill of a Romance with Van Johnson and Esther Williams 25 years ago 1970 Myra Lee Adams Goff New Braunfels Mayor Jack Ohlrich and Merlin Birdsong George Bush campaign chairman for Comal Coun ty talked with Bush before the Sena torial candidate spoke at the George Bush Hamburger Supper Wednesday July 29 in Landa Park Traveling with Bush were campaign staffers George Bush Jr and Dana Davel Miss Texas 1969 Miss Connie Wohlfahrt a junior at New Braunfels Senior High School flew to Dallas to join 116 Texas high school home economics delegates for a flight to New York where they attended the annual national meeting of Future Homcmakers of American July 1217 Descendants of Hermann and Car olina Uecker held their annual family reunion July 26 at the Bulverde Com munity 65 per sons enjoyed the covered dish noon represented were Tyler Stonewall Kerrville Fredericksburg Comfort Boeme Bulverde San Anto nio New Braunfels and Kirby SOCCER SIGN UP LAST WEEK AUGUST IS THE LAST DAY TO SIGN UP FOR NEW BRAUNFELS YOUTH SOCCER CLUB FEES ARE FOR KIDS 6 AND YOUNGER BY JULY 31 1995 AND FOR KIDS 7 AND OLDER BY JULY 31 1995 FEES AFTER AUGUST WILL GO UP TO FOR KIDS AGE 6 AND UNDER IT WILL EtE FOR KIDS AGE 7 AND OLDER BY JULY 31 1995 AFTER AUGUST 31 WE WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT APPLICATIONS SIGN UP AT TRUE VALUE HARDWARE IN THE TARGET SHOPPING CENTER OR VIVROUXS TOYS SPORTING GOODS IN THE K MART SHOPPING CENTER QUESTIONS MAY BE DIRECTED TO JIM AT 6061727 Tak Aim At Falls Best Deal Take delivery of any 1995 Polaris ATV between August 1 and October and you can choose either of our two special offers IN FREE GOODS NO MONEY DOWN Your choice of worth of No payments for 90 days and 90 day Polaris clothing and accessories at the FRKE financing with the Polaris time of purchase PQLRRIS B i e v e it H i 10 0560400 800 San 7S283 PTA starts off a new school year Mary Van Kleef president of the Smithson Valley Middle School PTA signs up new PTA members during SVMS registration recently The PTA has been working hard to plan an exciting year for new and returning students The PTA raised funds by offering prepack aged school supplies at registra tion to help parents get their chil dren prepared for the first day of schooll It was a great success Stammtisch Trade show tickets on sale Tickets for the Chambers Business Trade Show to be held Sept 12 and 13 are on sale at the chamber office or from any member of the Trade Show committee This is the seventh year for the show There are 66 booths with more than 60 exhibitors showcasing their products services Many door prizes will be given with a trip for two to Las Vegas as the grand prize The Sneak Preview on Tuesday from 6 to is a galalike affair featuring exhibit previews showtype entertainment cocktails and hors doeuvres The show on Wednesday includes drawings at noon for five Texas GetAway Trips with live enter tainment and complimentary happy hour from to closing Thinking of starting a business If you want to start a business or even are just thinking about it then a startup orientation might just be what you need The session will provide you with basic start up information including Small Business Develop ment Center checklist for going into business startup financing and SBA loan application procedures and an overview of the business plan outline To register call the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce at 6252385 Farmers market Comal County farmers market is held every Friday at 5 at the coun ty fairgrounds Market days Old Gruene Market Days will be held Aug 19th and 20th from 10 to 6 in downtown Gruene on the grounds of the Guadalupe Valley Win ery and the Adobe Verde 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