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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 20, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas 6 fl HeraldZelturifl Wednesday December Looking Back Comal County Historical Commission Sophienburg Museum and Archives Rosemarie Leissner Gregory 125 years ago 1870 Translators Carl and Ethel Saur There arc two gymnastic clubs in New Braunfels They are the Turnverein New Braunfels Gymnastic Club New Braun fels and New Braunfclser Tumvcrcin New Braunfels Gymnastic Last week at Hill Spring on Wallaces Place on the Cibolo 15 miles from New Braunfels during an argu ment J Lane from Arkansas fatally shot H Robin son also from Arkansas Lane fled on foot toward Frcdcricksburg G Weber buys Castorbean seed for cash 100 years ago 1895 Translator Lot tic Ncbcrgall Miller Young hoodlums broke into Zipps Store last Sunday night by breaking a window They stole several hats and pairs of shoes a linen suit and an over coat Notice The towns ordinance forbids the shooting of fireworks before and during the holidays Wellknown German accordions are in large supply at Jos Roth jeweler Christmas Dance on Wednesday December 25 at Matzdorff s Hall H Lenzen and Son extend a friendly invi tation Christmas Dance December 25 at Clear Spring A friendly invitation is extended by Karl Schuenemann 75 years ago 1 920 Arlene Krueger Seales WHAT TO DO NEXT YEAR 1 Plan to grow practically all food and feed needed on the We should keep at least enough good livestock to consume the roughage that usually goes to waste to provide a full years work for men and horses to furnish milk and but ter to provide pork and pork products and to supply poultry and poultry prod ucts for home We should keep at least one brood mare on the farm to do the light work and to raise the neces sary colts to furnish horse power This will save the money paid out for mules and horses but the greatest profit will come from securing in this way suffi cient horse power for the most econom ical production of crops 4 Only the most prolific seed of all kinds should be A systematic rotation of crops should be practiced and a legu minous crop should be grown on every acre of land every appli cations of acid phosphate should be made on all soil deficient in phosphorus and lime should be applied to soils need ing saving farm imple ments and machinery of all kinds should be used for the most economical pro duction of crops The Progressive Holiday Memories7 Doll In her elegant 1910 era atlire the Holiday Memories BARBIE doll will be a lovely addition to any collection This charming doll is 2nd in the series and you will find her exclusively at Hallmark Gold Crown Stores BEST WISHES Located In tha HEB Shopping Center New Braunfels TX 6060017 Farmer The German Protestant Sunday School will have their special Christ mas entertainment at on December 25th Two large Christmas trees electric lighted will be one of the features and about 200 children will have parts in the program All are invited to attend At the home of the brides parents Aug Triesch and wife on Wednesday afternoon Mr Eddie Werner and Miss Paula Triesch were united in marriage by Rev G Mornhinweg the attendants being Alonzo Hildebrandt Miss Olga Werner Walter Triesch and Miss Elsie Treisch The groom has been running a garage at Solms but as soon as their new home and shop are completed on San Antonio street they will move to New Braunfels and give his time exclu sively to auto painting Many friends throughout this section extend congrat ulations to the young couple The pretty home of Mrs Emil Heinen was the scene of a merrygathering on Saturday afternoon when Mrs Heinen was hostess to the Married Ladies Card Club in honor of her sisterinlaw Mrs Bodo Holekamp of Boeme Four tables were used for the game of Five hun dred Mrs Holekamp scored high for the first prize and Mrs Arthur Kessler cut the consolation After the lively diversion an appetizing luncheon was served at the small tales Those enjoying the afternoon were Mesdames John Faust George Eiband Irma Guinn Max Specht Elmo Arnold Hugo Schulze Emil Stein Fuchs Wmdwe hen Bodo Holekamp Wagenfuehr Gus F Hampe Alfred Tolle Biel stein Arthur Kessler Kaufrnann Herman Eikel and Hagler New Braunfels is fortunate in having a picture show fully up with those in the larger cities many films being run here before they are shown in San Anto nio or Austin The place is kept clean and inviting and order at all times is maintained To conduct a place of this kind as Kaufrnann conducts his show place takes money and time and know how Four bales of last years cotton were sold on the streets of Seguin Monday for SI00 less than 5 cents per pound In omer pans 01 me state even less has been paid This same cotton could have been sold last year for forty cents per pound Cameron Dec 13When an undertaker started to prepare the body of Joseph Edam a well known farmer of this section for burial he found in bills stuffed in Edams sock Edam died Saturday His body was found in a store building near the Santa Fe depot 50 years ago 1945 Betty Pfeuffer Triesch Announcement of the opening of the new Southwest Texas Division offices of the United Gas Corporation in them newly remodeled quarters in the Krause Building was reveled today by Briggs Division Formal Opening is scheduled Briggs said but moves will be made Friday and Saturday and the new offices will be in opera tion and ready for business Monday morning A Reunion Dance for all graduates of New Braunfels High School will be held this year for the first time since 1941 according to officers of the ExOStudents Association which met and organized Tuesday night in the City Hall for the first time since the begin ning of the for the event formerly an annual affair were all but completed this week with the windup of arrangements with the Al Schnabel Orchestra which will furnish music for the occasion Only Unknown quantity was the availability for the Hotel Faust Ball Room customary scene of the dance Ralph J Grimsley hotel man ager was conventioning in Mexico and could not be contacted although he had tentatively agreed to accepting the dance some weeks 29th last Saturday in the month was chosen as that date Advance ticket sales will start this weekend conducted by members of the Association Tickets will also be on sale at the High of the ExStudents elected Tuesday night to succeed 1941 incumbents were Presi dent Claude Scruggs VicePresident Kenneth Nuhn Secretary Miss Evelyn Fischer Treasurer Edward Nolte and Mrs Kenneth Nuhn Chief of Police Bruno Merz has sub Battle dress Sharptail II As good looking as it is our Sharptail Shirt is designed more for the scrub brush of Texas than the genteel lawns of Conneticut It features 100 cotton canvas in a rugged construction shooting patch on shoulder and reinforced arms Hunter Junction also carries a large selection of Columbia Sportswear jackets parkas sweaters and flannel shirts Sportswear Company Open Christmas Eve 94 JUNCTION 1254 Gruene Rd 6294900 Open Daily 98 i I o Kids Eat Free Children 10 and under Mon Fri Now through Dec 22nd no coupon necessary Free childs meal with each paying adult Happy Holidays From OMAS HAUS RESTAURANT Just offlH35 Exit 189 on Highway 46 New Braunfels mitted his resignation effective in 30 days or on January 12 Mayor Nuhn revealed Wednesday The resig nation followed some discussion at the city commission meeting Monday and it is known that city officials have for some time been considering a change in this place has been tendered to former Sheriff Elmo Arnold who has been connected with the Liquor Control Board for several years but who has maintained his home and family here Merz in his written resignation expressed a willingness to continue with the department if selected by the new Chief and approved by the commission Ad Henne 68 prominent merchant business and civic leader died at his home here early last Friday morning following internal illnesses of several years One of the largest funeral pro cession in many years followed the pro cession Sunday Henne was 16 years Chief of the Fire Depart ment and a member of 39 years He was a former city alderman past president of the chamber of commerce and various other local civic organizations and in the time of his death a member of the City Utilities city commission adopted resolutions of respect to his ser vices and the flag on the Plaza was low ered to half mast A concrete plan to control the weed nuisance floating down the river to sum mer resorts and other property from weed cutting programs in Landa Park and its lake took definite form this week in a tentative agreement between the City and New Braunfels and the San Antonio Public Setvice Company own er of the water Under the agree ment which is expected to result in a formal contract later a boom and catch all basin will be installed just below the bridge at the Park entrance By means of a continuous conveyer belt weeds drift ing down the stream will be lifted from the river and deposited in city trucks to be hauled new device expect ed to be installed and in operation by next spring is intended to cure the very bad nuisance of weeds cluttering the stream at Camp Warnecke and other places further down the river 25 years ago 1970 Myra Lee Adams Goff First Baptist Church will break ground for its new sanctuary at Cross and Santa Clara Streets sometime during the first week of January Weather con ditions will determine which day Army Capt Gerald C Govier son of Mr and Mrs Robert Govier 207 Penn sylvania recently received the Bronze Star Medal during ceremonies near Saigon was sented the Bronze Star Medal for dis tinguishing himself through meritorious service in connection with military oper ations against hostile forces in Vietnam the medal adopted in 1944 recognizes outstanding Govie received the award while assigned as chief of the Special Actions Branch witl Headquarters Company US Army Sup port Command Saigon The New Braunfels High Scriool Stu dent Rotarian for the month of Decem ber has been named by the local Rotar ian Neil Buske 17 son o1 Mr and Mrs Jack W Buske 1328 Jack son was named recently to the hon is a member of the Nationa Honor Society Theta Epsilon the Ger man Club Science Club Student Coun cil and Mu Alpha Theta NEW MALL The building which once housed Capitol Theater is being converted into a mall for offices and shops Present construction involves support for a second property of George Goepf and Jerry Haag thej mall will house Richters Pharmacy Haags brokerage office Lentz New ton and two present tenants o the building Ruths Hair Fashions am Comal Cash Credit Inc 876 West San Antonio New Braunfels Texas 6250150 Kristis is one of the most unique and browsable one stop Santa Shops where youll find a fashionable collection of cards party goods decorations gift wraps unusual gifts and decdrative accessories Come by and let us make your holiday shopping easier PROUDFOOT OJ c Illustrations and stoiy by Tina Paul Fraser EPISODE 4 In the first three episodes Mrs Hun hear the polar bear and her hoy Clumsy and his sister Floe had several snow strolling adventures and they had traveled very far to meet a very special Claus While at Santas village Mrs Hurrbear had explained to Santa why her boy was called Clumsy Lets go on now to episode SANTA WENT OFF TO HIS WORKSHOP TO KXPLAIN MRS HURRHEARS PROBLEM TO THE Til ICY AM WICNI TO WORK AND AMI1 HI WITH AN IDICA IN A WINK THKY HAD SOMETHING FOR THE BOY HEAR SANTA CAME OUT OF THE WORKSHOP WHERE HE AND THE KLVKS HAD DKKN SO IJUSY SANTA CALLED OUT CLUMSY COME OVER HERE AND HOLD UP YOUR LEIT WHEN HE DID THAT SANTA KNEELED DOWN AND FASTENED A HEAR BEEPER BAND AROUND CLUMSYS ANKLE SAID SANTA NOW WHEN YOU GET LOST OR FALL INTO A SNOW SLUSH HOLE JUST PUSH THIS LITTLE BUTTON WHEN YOU DO THAT IT WILL BEEP AND FLASH ITS LITTLE RED LIGHTS THAT WAY YOUR MOTHER CAN FIND YOU OH THANK YOU SAID MRS BURUUEAR SHE WAS AND WATCHED AS CLUMSY SHOWED EVERYONE HIS KEEPER BAND AFTER A FEW HOURS OF TALK AND SEVERAL CUPS OF HOT CHOCOLATE WITH A SCOOP OF MRS CLAUS1 HOMEMADE ARCTIC ICE CREAM MRS BlfRRBEAR AND THE CHILDREN STARTED THEIR JOURNEY SOUTH BACK TO THEIR IGLOO HOME NEAR THE ARCTIC CIRCLE BEFORE THEY DURING THEIR GOODBYES MRS CLAUS INVITED THEM TO COME AND SPEND CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY AT THE NORTH POLE IT HAD BEEN A BIG ADVENTURE ON THE WAY HOME CLUMSY GOT LOST AGAIN BUT THE BEAR BEEPER BAND WORKED JUST FINK FOR MAMA BURRBKAR TO FIND HIM SEVERAL DAYS LATER MRS CLAUS WAS SITTING AT THE FIRESIDE WITH HER SEWING SANTA CAME IN FROM THE WORKSHOP WHERE HE AND THE ELVES WERE ALWAYS BUSY GETTING READY FOR CHRISTMAS WHEN SANTA CAME IN MRS CLAUS SAID THAT SHE HAD BEEN SEWING AND REPAIRING SANTAS TOY BAG YOU WERE PRETTY HARD ON THE BAG LAST CHRISTMAS EVE MY DEAR YOULL HAVE TO BE QUITE CAREFUL WITH IT THIS YES MRS CLAUS ILL BE CAREFUL AND THANK YOU FOR DOING SUCH A BEAUTIFUL JOB OF SEWING THE RIPS AND TEARS AND SO THE WEEKS AND MONTHS PASSED AND SANTA MRS CLAUSE AND THE ELVES WORKED HARD MAKING TOYS FOR ALL THE CHILDREN THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN IT WAS CHRISTMAS EVE DAY THE ELVES BROUGHT OUT THE GREAT SLEIGH PLACED THE BAG FULL OF TOYS JN If HITCHED UP THE REINDEER AND SOON SANTA WAS READY TO GO OFF ON HIS GREAT AND WONDERFUL TRIP ALL OVER THE WORLD End of Episode
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