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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 23, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                10 A o HeraldZeitung a Wednesday October Looking Back COMAL COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION SOPHIENBURG MUSEUM and ARCHIVES ROSEMARIE LEISSNER GREGORY 1996 Special to the HeraldZeitung 125 years ago 1871 Translators Carl and Ethel Saur The convention of the Tax Payers of the State of Texas began September 22 and lasted 2 days Kessler Ferryman George Pfcuffer and Walter Tips represented Comal County Tips was elected as one of the assistant secretaries A respected and loved citizen of New Braunfels Herman Heinrich Arnold Runge age 50 died in Germany Runge a pioneer of Texas was a dedicated family man and a striving business man involved in purchasing machinery for cotton factories G Weber processes and sells all kinds of oil from cottonseed and castor beans Tietze makes coffins all sizes and shapes from black walnut and pine wood 100 years ago 1896 Translator Lottie Nebergall Miller Only during the Fair Oct 2425 will Hoffmann take pictures using a new photographic method of photography at a price of per dozen in large size and in cabinet size There will a Harvest Fest Sunday Oct 25 at Spechts Platform Club beginning at three The San Geronimo Band will furnish the music Attendance is urged by the committee Burger Ball at Clear Spring on Oct 25 to which married and engaged couples are invited Admission 75 cents Food and dancing free G Schwenemann 5000 cedar posts on the stem are for sale at the Sixshooter Ranch 1 miles from town John Sippel 75 years ago Arlene Krueger Scales To Walter Loop and wife September 20 a boy To Erwin H Zipp and wife September 19 a boy To Gilbert 0 Rcinarz and wife September 25 a boy To Leroy Fletcher and wife September 26 a boy To Milton H Tolle and wife September 29 a boy To Albert Gronle and wife October 3 a boy To Elmo Arnold and wife October 5 a boy To Gustav Stollewerk and wife October 9 a boy The entertainment Committee of the Armistise Day Celebration of the Comal Post American Legion which will be held at Anhalt is busy formulating plans in providing entertainment for the day Oelkers Band of 25 pieces has been engaged for the day and night The program which will be anounced in the next issue of the Herald will contain many unique features which will furnish entertainment for young and old From reports from different sections of the county the attendance for the day will eclipse all previous occasions which the boys are dually entitled is reported that many valuable articles of apparel and hats were taken from cars and hat racks at the celebration at Anhalt Sunday The Legion will establish a check station at the Armistice celebration to insure proper caretaking A delightful surprise party was given Miss Thekla Holtz by a number of friends on Friday October 14 Games and dancing were indulgedjn and everybody present had a fine time Delightful refreshings were served to the Ella Mittendorf Lydia Kruse Agnes Weidner Laura Ludwig lone Wagenfuehr Selma Lipke Lillie Schinder Nellie Schindler Lillian Penshorn Millie Schleicher Alma Holtz Thekla Holtz Stella Buske Else Kohlenberg Ellfrienda Timmermann Alma Seekatz Erna Seekatz Lottie Maier Ella Maier Mrs Max Bormann Messrs Max Schulz Robert Schulz Erwin Schulz August Schulz Herbert Mittendorf Reinold Timmerman Johnnie Stahl Jacob Stahl Marvin Stratemann Oscar Stratemann Max Bormann Alvin Schleicher Eugene Schneider Edgar Schleicher Herbert Katt Lee Eickenroht and others 50 years ago Betty Pfeuffer Triesch Biggest man on the biggest team in the Nation this weekend will be New Braunfels borh and bred Harlan Wetz 270pound kickoff artist for the University of Texas who will act as honorary cocaptain for the University Longhorns in their first 1946 conference battle Saturday against the Arkansas Razorbacks in the defense of their Southwest Conference championship and the quest for their fourth title in five years the Steers will clash with the ambitious Razorbacks before an estimated Wetz is also being touted right now to be the first four letter gridster in Texas U football history At a tea Sunday afternoon October 13 announcement was made of the engagement of Marian Schumann daughter of Mr and Mrs Arthur Schumann to Mr Walter S Higgins Jr of this city son of Mr and Mrs Higgins of Victoria The honoree who was the valedictorian of her high school class is now attending the University of Texas where she is a member of Gania Phi Beta Sorority Mortar Board Alpha Lambda Delta Bluestockings Girls Glee Club Co ed Assembly Council and is a Bluebonnet Belle Higgins graduated in 1941 from Texas A and M College The marriage of Mrs Ora Austin McNeel daughter of the late Preston R Austin and Mrs Vandenberge of Victoria to Ernest George Eiband of New Bruanfels son of Mr and Mrs Ernest A Eiband was solemnized at high noon Thursday in the Madison Square Presbyterian Church in San Antonio The Rev Samuel Terry and Mrs William T Beard were the only bride was attired in an Adrain model costume suit of dusty pink wool and wore a hat of the same shade trimmed with pink and brown feathers She wore a sable scarf brown alligator accessories and a corsage of a short trip they will be at home temporarily at 248 E Summit Ave in San bridegroom was on duty in the Navy during the war and was recently discharged with the rank of commander 25 years ago 1971 Myra Lee Adams Goff Ronald D Zipp son of Mr and Mrs Nolan Zipp 944 Rosemary was sworn in as a Texas attorney before the Texas Supreme Court Oct received his doctor of jurisprudence degree from St Marys University School of Law in May 1971 He is a member of the Association for Criminal Law Studies and the American Bar graduated from New Braunfels High School in 1964 and received his bachelor of business administration degree inMay 1964 and received his bachelor of business administration degree in May 1968 from Texas University He received a commission as a second lieutenant and was called to active duty in July 1971 and was released from active duty in October 1971 Christian Pferdemenges of RheydtGiesenkirchen Germany arrived in New Braunfels Tuesday evening October 12 and was welcomed by Bob Sohn and Mrs Sohn at their home on Laurel Circle where Christian a Rotary exchange student will make his home until December 12 The Sohns have two sons Mike and Mark Mr Hans Pferdemenges accompanied his son to the United Stqates and the two visited at Charlotte with Christians brother Jochen Pferdmenges and family for several days then flew to Dallas and Harlingen where Mr Pferdemenges had business to attend to before they came to New Braunfels Mr Pferdemenges business interest is cotton textiles He visited in New Braunfels for two days before returning to Germany A group of Chamber of Commerce Blue Coats were at the Sohn home to get acquainted with the two visitors the night of their arrival Christian has enrolled at New Braunfels High School which he will attend until the end of the school year He will be residing at the Sohn Dr Mitchell Sacco David and Warren Elbel homes during his stay and plans to return to his home in Germany June 15 LoUis Kleeman of New Braunfels ig performing with me loumemoer Marching Band of North Texas State University for band which was the first university band to play in Texas Stadium in Dallas will perform in the parade of Bands at the NTSU Homecoming game Oct a freshman music education major is the son of Mrs Ann M Kleeman 2661 Becker Comal Countys Gold Star Boy and Gold Star Girl of 1971 are Philip Erben and Helen Froboese Mrs Virginia Tlsang and Bill Schumann Comal County Extension agents have announced Five new Girl Scout leaders were invested Monday October 1 by Mrs Robert Russell neighborhood chairman and Mrs Marvin Linnartz her assistant They are Mrs Kenny McCown leader of Brownie Troop 329 Mrs Bobby Hamm Brownie Troop 456 Mrs Thomas Henchell Mrs Dan Grahmann Brownie troop at Catholic Church and Mrs Ray Smith Junior Troop 9 leader Also new leaders but not present for the investiture are Mrs Hylmar Karbach Brownie Troop 255 and Mrs Clifton Friesenhahn Brownie Troop 348 Mrs William Walsh who has been away from Girl Scouting for six years has returned to be leader of Cadette Troop 518 Miss Peggy Weaver is now advisor for the Senior Troop The program has 15 leader 15 assistant leaders and 62 committee members for 408 Girl Scouts Brownies included WANTED Funeral homes now have flags available for veterans By Manuel Camareno Special HeraldZeitung Our last respects and final farewell to a deceased American from the people In the early 1920s the Veterans of Foreign Wars the American Legion and the American Disabled Veterans established in the state of Texas their post and chapter in communities counties and towns In it they started honoring the veterans who belong to their posts by having the American flag and the Post or Chapter flag in the funeral homes to honor their deceased veterans They have carried this tradition from what was done in the early wars of the United States However in later years only the veterans who belonged to their post were displaying their flags and a veteran who did not belong to a veteran organization did not have any flags other than the American flag that is on the casket In order for us to eliminate this problem I asked six veteran organizations to donate three American flags and three Texas flags to be used in the three funeral homes here in New Braunfels In conjunction I asked the three funeral homes if they can provide the American and Texas flags for their own chapels and we provide the flags for the viewing rooms The director of Zoeller Funeral Home and the director of Morales Funeral Home will buy the flags as soon as they finish remodeling their funeral homes So in the very near future this respect and honor of every veteran will be completed No longer will the School districts plan fair to ease move from school to work The Comal Independent School District and the New Braunfels Independent School District will hold the first Community Resources Awareness Fair from 10 to 8 Nov 12 at the New Braunfels Civic Center The fairs objective is to help students in the transition to the community postsecondary education or the local work force About 80 federal state and local service agencies postsecondary educational institutions and businesses will be represented at the fair next of kin have to borrow the flags from other sources On several occasions two veterans were being mourned at the same time now the flags will be there all the time I am yeryprpud of our twp funeral 7On I would like to thank VFW Post 11050 and Post 7110 the American Legion Post 35 and Post 179 the American Disabled Veterans Chapter 163 and the Veterans for Christ Tree of Life Fellowship Church If there are any questions or concerns please feel free to call me and I will be glad to providemore information on this tradition that was absent for more than 50 years in 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