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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 28, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas O HeraldZeitung O Thursday March Looking Back Comal County Historical Commission Sophienburg Museum and Archives R6semarie Leissner Gregory Special to the HeraldZeitung 125 years ago 1871 Translator Carl and Ethel Saur Fr Bruns is selling out the goods in his store at cost He will rent out the building Bruns plans to open another store in Austin Carl Saur and Gustav Driess as of March 1871 are Texas land Agents They will L all matters relating to land sales in the State of Texas Jacob Roeper has for sale a house and lot with a good well and other small build ings located at the foot of the Vereins Berg next to Losess lot Carl Fuchs died Wednesday morning from a heart attack at the age of 46 years He was employed at Landa Mills 100 years ago 1896 Translator Lottie Nebergall Miller First National Bank capital and surplus Directors are Louis Henne Guinn W Clemens Joseph Faust and Hermann Clemens In our neighboring county Hays the J prohibitionists had a glowing victory j Let the fresh air in and keep the mos quitoes out Take a look at the screen win dows and screen doors at Pfeuffer Lumber I Co 11 Easter Egg Dyes Calico Paper 12 sheets for five cents white rabbit eight colors five cents liquid dyes five cents per bottle at Schumann in the SchoII Building 75 years ago Arlene Krueger The New Braunfels Brewing Association has a largo force of men at work preparing for increased capacity production for the coming summer In addition to the exten sive repairs made necessary by the army which collided with the building last fall all of the machinery has been prac 1 tically replaced new with some improved V facilities to increase production The big oil engine is being arranged to run with a short chain drive from the fly wheel to the ice machine direct which will add several tops to the daily output which was lost through the long belt drive and the Busto cooling department all of the cooling vats are being recovered with a mineral which will reduce the amount of required this bever age and will allow more room which will be utilized for an additional cold storage plant to hold a reserve stock of ice for emergencies The local company was com pelled to ship in a car or more a week last summer during the warmest weather and they are trying to arrange their plant so this will not be necessary the coming year as it makes the cost price considerably high erOne thing sure nothing was overlooked to give a pure clear ice to the customers A delightful surprise party was given at the home of Mr and Mrs Alfred L Weid ner last Friday in honor of Mr Weidners 50th birthday Dancing games and musical renditions furnished the enjoyment for the evening Delightful refreshments were served Among those present were follow ing Mr and Mrs Rich Weidner Mr and Mrs Henry Schueler Mr and Mrs Fritz Amke and son Mr and Mrs Ernst Herbst and daughter Mr and Mrs Jos Rohde Mr and Mrs Alf Gerlich and family Mr and Mrs vVillie Neuse and family Mr and Mrs Pete Goll and family Mr and Mrs Adolf Jonas Mr and Mrs Herm Moeller and family Mr and Mrs Bob Eitze and family Mr and Mrs Walter Thiele and daughter of Kyle Mr and Mrs Richard Feltner Mr and Mrs Alf Thiele Mr and Mrs Hugo Weidner and family Mr and Mrs Arthur Pfulmann and Meta Soechting Mr and Mrs Fred Jonas and family Mr and Mrs Alvin Jonas Mr Herb Katt Mrs Hugo Rauber and son of Austin 50 years ago 1 Betty Pfeuffer Tri esch A brand new enterprise costing in the neighborhood of a quarter of a million dol lars and calculated to move New Braunfels up another step in the tourist report field is the Guest Ranch on which comstruction is starting immediately by it owner and investor Grant Lindsey of Houston the t announcement was made by Julius Schley er president of the Chamber of Com Location of the project will be the site of what was formerly the Country Club six miles northwest of New Braunfels with y1 the club house serving as main building isl rdncnLiving quarters for the patrons will be ten modern duplex apartments fin ished in natural rock native to this section Knotty pine will feature the interior fin ish When completed the partly leased and partlyowned outright tract will embrace almost 1000 acres of ranchland The ranch will boast not only the accepted features of qc planned tours riding horses station wagon fcov service surveys with matched teams and all allied recreational facilities but in addi tion will offer a large swimming pool and a private air strip with additional trans portation for customers who land at the Alamo Air former club house wmcn WN ke known as the will incorporate a dining room and dance floor In the middle of an early Spring heat wave a short lived violent hailstorm which fa shattered windows and sent pedestrians scurrying for shelter Tuesday took the monotony out of the weather Exactly 37 inch of rain accompanied the i i day of 1946 so far came on Tuesday after noon just before the storm with maximums for the rest of the week sticking around the 89 degree morning saw a minimum of 38 degrees Tentative plans of its Building Commit j tee for the erection of a first unit of a pro if posed 1 church plant for the First fa Methodist Church was approved by the Church Board in its meeting Monday of a 7 year plan for the completion of the entire project by the Ob 100th birthday of the local church in 1953 was announced by the committee Announcement of the location of offices here for the general practice of surgery and medicine was announced this week by Dr John K Schaefer recently released from the service after 4 years Schaefer was bom in Schulenburg is holder of a degree from Rice Institute 1929 and a graduate of the School of Medicine Uni versity of Texas at Galveston He prac ticed his profession in Houston from date of graduation 1936 until called into the ser vice in Schaefers first assign ment was a Surgeon of the Prisoner of War Camp Camp Cruber Oklahoma under Col Chas W Scruggs A small but faithful number of Texas Exes met at Blues Sugar Bowl last Satur day night to celebrate the traditional idea that whenever two or more Exstudents of the University can meet together on Texas Independence Day they do formal program was arranged since this was the first meeting since the beginning of the war Informal discussion a songfest of TU songs and election of new officers fea tured the as president was Moellering Other officers include Dr John K Schaefer vicepresident and Mrs Mark Fuchs secretary Plans are already being made for a full attendance next year and a more active association 25 years ago Myra Lee Adams Goff Texas Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow for 1971 is Cynthia Louise Meyer of New Braunfels Senior High School Her selection from senior girls in 932 Texas high schools is announced by General Mills sponsor of the annual educational program the Betty Crocker Search for the American Home maker of Tomorrow She will receive a college scholarship and is now eli gible for national honors Daughter of Mr and Mrs Everett Meyer 125 Ohio Cindy plans to attend Texas Tech at Lubbock after gradation from high school She hopes to emphasize fashion merchandising in her study of home economics At an evening party Sunday new mem bers of the Gay Forties Club Mrs Marion Costello Mrs Harry M DeVassie Mrs Jerome Elbel Mrs Nelson Kahler Mrs Dick Nevitt Mrs Mitchell J Sacco Mrs Elmer F Smith and Mrs Hendricks were honored with their husbands at a buf fet dinner at TBARM Guest Ranch Pas tel mums fashioned corsages and bouton nieres for the honored the dinner hour Mrs Chales Berger chair man of the social committee for February introduced the clubs new president Mrs George Nbwothy the new members and their Mrs Berger in arrangements for the social event were Mrs Murray Ferguson MrS Fergu son Mrs Kenneth Karger Mrs Doyle Krueger Mrs Robert Pfeuffer and Mrs Williams Four New Braunfels educators will be official voting delegates at the 92fid annu al state convention of the Texas State Teachers Association March 1113 in Dal Schlabach will represent the Comal County Teachers New Braunfels City Association will be represented by Ellen Shoemaker Martha Philebar and Hendricks in LEWS JEANSWEAR SALES VALUES CHILDRENS Girls 46X Bleach and white Reg Stonewash blue bleach and white Reg Boys47 Stonewash indigo Reg Boys 820 Stonewash indigo black 814 slim regular students 2630 Reg Boys820 cotton Boys 820 in SXL Reg MENS Prewash Indigo and Prewash blue 2840 waist Stonewash indigo black and New Age Bleach 2840 waist Reg Stonewash blue black and New Age Bleach 2838 waist Reg Stonewash indigo black and New Age Bleach 550 shorts also in white 2838 waist Mens Sportswear Boys 820 and Childrens
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