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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 11, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Looking Back Comal County Historical Commission Sophieribufg Museum and Archives Rosemarie Leissner Gregory 1 125 years ago 1870 Translators Carl and Ethel Saur Freidrich SSttlef of Austin Road needs workers to cut several thousand fence railings a thousand Gerlich fabricated theJartips used for Jilting at the new Weichold Hall which had its opening last Saturday A special meeting of the City Coun cil was held December 27 1870 Attending were Mayor J E Dittmar J Jung Hoffmann A Ziegenhals A Lentz H Bielstein and Ch Coiiruiil did not accept bids on Lot No comer lot and old Market and Brandt submitted plans for rebuilding the Comal bridge Those of Langkopf were accepted 100 years ago 1895 Translator Lottie Nebefgall Miller Advertisement We are herewith announcing have built in our yard ample stabling area for use at no charge and also a camp house that is open on all sides where everyone can stay overnight near their wagon and horses It is well arranged and dry even in the hardest rain We invite everyone especially the farmers from the hill country to avail themselves of this opportunity when they have business to tend to in town Sincerely Faust Co During the past year Pastor Mueller married 37 couples christened 109 children and officiated at 30 funerals Confirmants numbered 26 Fresh raisins with or without stems raisins with no seed citron and almonds are for sale at Streuer and Hoffmann Basses patented soap excels all oth ers No warm water is needed It is a mild soap and is easy on clothes All who have given it a trial will no longer use any other Save time and money Were Meeting Bereavement Support Group meets at the Senior Citizens Center 655 Landa St at 3 Jan 11 Call Jan Harrison at 6298181 for informa tion The American Gl Forum Chapter 1014 will have its monthly meeting on j Jan 11 at at the I Legion Hall located on Coll Street j ii i i i The next meeting of the New Braun fels Music Study Club will be Thurs day Jan 11 at the Seele Parish House Auditorium at Performing will be dancers from Tobys School of Dance as well as the Music Study Clubs 199596 scholarship winner Rachel Griffin The second installment of this years study book will also be presented by Robbie Borchers The public is invited The Lake Management Work group meets Jan 11 at 7 in Guadalupe County administration build ing The Ferdinand Lindhelmer Chap ter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas will hold its first meeting of the year Saturday Jan 13 at the Foerke Store in Conservation Plaza A guest speaker Ray Martinez will be present Refreshments at and meet ing at 10 All new and prospec tive members are urged to attend The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group will have its regular Christian Books and Music Cassettes for Sale Recent releases from ontem All materials 50 off and more Sat Jan 13 am Mission Fund raiser OnWord Christian Bookstore 785 N Loop 337 Summerwood Office Complex 6204525 W Ludwig agent 75 years ago 1920 Arlene Krueger A newspaper man is always pleased to note any improvement made in his town and in this connection it affords the Herald pleasure to write of an improvement that was made in New Braunfels last year the building and furnishing of the new Comal Hospital which stands ai a monument to the energy and public spirit of the two men who planned and carried it to a successful completion Doctors Hagler and Bergfeld enterprising and experi enced physicians and surgeons of New dimensions of this beautiful building located on the bank of the overflowing Comal and on a plat of ground comprising some three acres are 44X80 feet two stories and basement with one 10x44 foot sleep ing porch On the first floor are 10 patients rooms all models of neatness and sanitation and 10 on the second floor Also on this first floor it a large an completely equipped operating room as complete as can be found in the larger cities with a smaller one adjoining There is a sterilizing room 12x28 with steam pressure and also an electrical the basement in a room 24x44 is an uptodate labo ratory An electrical exdray equip ment has been purchased and is now on route There are eight bath rooms and one large ward on the second floor that will accommodate 20 the dormitory are accommodations for 12 nurses The building throughout is furnished with hot and cold water and in the basement is a heating plant with wiring for electrical heating also Wednesday evening at Mr Stanley M Jett died at the Comal San itarium after an illness of some months At one time he was superintendent of the waterworks here succeeding his brotherinlaw Mr Mitchell From here the family moved to Port Arthur then to Sanders and later to Austin where he was taken sick and from there he was taken to a San Antonio hospital here some six weeks At times he seemed to rally and the hospital physicians had hopes but a complication of ailments was too much for them to overcome and the patient passed away Wednesday evening He was married some five years since to Miss Milindi Moeller daughter of City Marshall Moeller and wife and the widow and two children survive a son aged about two years and six months and a baby daughter not more than seven months Funeral will take place at from the home of Mr Ed Moeller and wife and burial in Coma Itown cemetery Miss Roma Koepp entertained with a two course luncheon on New Years Day Those enjoying the evening were Norma Voelcker Alice Heinen Melanie Meckel Elsie Galle Elsie Waldschmidt Virginia Guinn Her man Benoit Lottie Nebergall Antoinette Clemens Roland Koepp Arnold Richter Raymond Vogel William Keienberg Alfred Galle Arnold Gerlich Helmuth Tausch and Franklin Penshorn Unless stopped by injunction or oth er court proceeding intrastate passen ger rates in Texas will be 3 cents a mile plus a 20 per cent increase begin ning March 1 next This was learned in railroad circles yesterday Rate clerks in the passenger departments of general offices of Texas railroads have been working for some days on the new schedule of fares 50 years ago 1945 Betty Pfeuffer Triesch Diana Lynn Beaver 8 Ib New Years baby broke all existing local records by arriving at the New Braun fels Hospital just three minutes past the stroke of midnight at on January 1 to be crowned Queen and Miss 1946 Comal and Congratulations and happiness to you Diana Lynn Miss 1946 Four years after the fight with Japan began and four months after it was all over Comal had its first war scare with the reported arrival of a Japanese balloon The incident which took place Monday on the Rice Ranch in the Sattler area brought FBI agents foreign newspaper reporters and anxious army authorities to the scene of a Weather Bureau bal loons The twofeetindiam eter gas bag was discovered by Rice in a clump of brush and reported to Coun ty Attorney Luckett From there the FBI and army authorities were noti fied Sheriff Scholl who found himself a little later the focal point of the investigation reports that there was considerable excitement among Sattler residents until the true nature of the balloon was disclosed Curt E Schmidt of New Braunfels has been appointed Comal County director for the 1946 March of Dimes campaign to carry on the work of the National Foundation For Infantile Paralysis in its battle against the dread cripplcr Again ignoring the calender Comals weather this week continued to afford citizens midsummer climate in the dead of winter according to Weatherman Walter Stein who doesnt consider 32 degrees much of a cold spell And the thermometer dropped that low only once New Years morn ing Mostly the indicator stayed in the 70s with Wednesdays 77 the maxi mum Plans were complete today for the coming meeting Tuesday night in the district room of the Comal County Court House to effect a New Braunfels program The meeting will be held at and is open to Chamber of Commerce organization committee advising with Mayor Nuhn some time ago decided that any centennial program should be planned an executed only with all local peo ple and groups sharing the responsi bility monthly meeting Saturday Jan 13 at Dittlinger Memorial Library from 10L30 to For information call John Morrow at 6060455 The annual STAGE General Mem bership meeting will be held at Krause House 1300 Bulverde Road Saturday Jan Snacks potlucK buffet at 7 and brief meeting and election of directors to the Stage Board is set for Entertainment will follow from the show choir from Smith son Valley High School The meeting dinner and entertainment are open to the general public however only those who have purchased season tickets are eligible to vote Coalition of Former Military Wives meets at 2 Jan 14 at Shoneys Air port Restaurant Loop 410 at Jones Maltzberger Road in San Antonio Call Muriel at 6538668 TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Choreographer De Mille 6 Easy as 9 Soy product 13 Mountain top 14 humbug 15 Units 16 Unsophisticated 18 Rambo portrayer 20 Newt 21 Remodel 23 Broadcaster Koppel 24 Cold weather rnalady 26 Rectors assistant 28 4 qts 31 Fortunate 33 Prince of India 34 Threshold 35 Fact book 37 Scoundrel 40 Furious 41 Apart 44 Oaf 46 Banner 47 Recollections 50 Cruise or Brokaw 51 Dull 52 Poor grade 54 Knights title 55 Quit 57 Demon 59 Wonderful 63 Spiritualist meeting 65 Labculture medium 66 Eisenhowers nickname 67 Scoff at 68 Ruler of Venice 69 Showed the way 70 Beginning DOWN 1 Land measure 2 Hoarse 3 Snuggle 4 NY hours 5 Blend 6 Soak up 7 Club 8 Personal property 9 Revealed 10 Singer oko 11 Bog 12 Take advantage of 17 Photographer Beaton 19 Sheltered side 22 Twofold 25 Not acclaimed as heroes 27 Pie mode 28 Work crew 29 Open 30 Like some trimmings 32 Competed PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED 1896 1996 United Feature Syndicate 33 Raved 36 Hawaiian island 37 Ride the rapids 38 Norwegian capital 39 Pacific island 42 Involve in conflict 43 Soak flax 44 Horizon 45 Chocolate cookies 48 Disarranged 49 Nets 51 Petroleum 53 Gameshow host 54 Certain 56 Mexican 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