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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 3, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                6A O HeraldZeitung CJ Sunday November Heritage Exhibit brings 1930s New Braunfels back to life Dont miss it The 1996 Heritage Exhibit is once again ready for all to see The theme this year is The Thirties Winds of It is an authentic reproduction of earlier days in New Braunfels It is a history lesson with much appeal Joanna Lewis and Nancy Johnson cochairwomen of the Heritage Exhibit have put a lot of effort into the planning of this year long project They selected just the right people Wait till you see what they have done Youll see The House That Jack Built done by Loretta and Bob Atwood and their committee It had a Southwestern Indiantype architecture quite different for New Braunfels People in town ate there and saw Indian artifacts on display Youll see a display of speakeasiesbreweries done by Kathy Pfullmann and her crew The display includes a whiskey still captured by state authorities in Texas during Prohibition Kathy has directions for making moonshine whiskey posted One interesting statement in those directions says a shortcut to aging is achieved in some cases by adding a spoonful of snuff to each Ugh And did you know we had a country club here at one time Wilfred Weinheimer and his group have put together a scene that tells us about the club that opened in March 1932 located where the present Newks Tennis Ranch is It was interesting to read that the New Years dance held at the club that first year was advertised to begin at nine in the evening and last until five in the morn Lunch was served at midnight and music was by Don Amado and his musical gauchos Those who remember the Emmie Seele Faust Library back in the 1930s or 40s will see a scene that makes you think you just walked into that building again Susan and Manard Ivy and helpers did that authentic display You see all this and much more is going on at the Civic Center It will only be there until next Sunday Dont miss it A group of downtown residents got together and had their own Tour of They each believe that living in the downtown area is really neat They believe that there is a real advantage in being located in that area with much to see and do It is that bond that caused them to organize into this neighborly group There is a core group of eight However in the future they hope Roxolin that others will join them Their plan is to have a monthly gettogether with their first progressive dinner projected for January At last Sundays tour they first gathered at the residence of Wayne Rahe in the WrightRahe building on Seguin Avenue Then they toured Mark Lauers residence above the Plaza Diner which he The next stop was at Natalie and Jake Hartmans place above the Shepherd Shop on San Antonio Street Then the group went to Freddie and David Carrs home on Coll Street and next to the Earl Stein home in Stein Court Carol and Earl explained that the remodeled home had been an old brewery at one time The last stop was at Dee and Patsy McElroys remodeled and added onto home on Gilbert Street across from the Treetops Riverside Grille Pam and Jim Behling members of the group were unable to participate that day Their remodeled home is on Comal Street at the entrance to Stein Court Sandy and Robert Kclley were also unable to participate Their home is described as the lavender house on Gilbert According to members of the group it was a great time to get to know your neighbors to take time out from busy schedules and to be bound together by the common thread of downtown restoration It was like a farreaching block party It was fun And speaking of downtown Helen Hoffmann of the Soiree Club came up with a very clever game for members of that club It happened at the monthly meeting of the Soiree Club The invitation said come to a Soiree Don your walking shoes for a downtown hunt Gather at the Karbach Haus on San Antonio Street Members were divided into groups Helen then directed them on a hunt called Architectural Tidbits She had taken closeup photos of art dcco ornamentation on downtown buildings Those pictures were blown up and photocopied Each team had a different set of pictures They had to match the pictures with a building downtown a building between the railroad tracks and around the plaza Examples of features the teams found were names in the sidewalks a column of the courthouse a lion atop the Comal Flower Shop etc The first team back won the game The teams compared their findings as they regathered around the beautiful backyard swimming pool at the Karbach Haus There they enjoyed make your own potato salad and delicious homemade desserts Some of the members present were Patti and Dick Nevitt Jackie Wersterfer Rosie and Kirk Gregory Wallie and Tart Mund Joan and Bob Reeh Frances and Hurry Limited Time Offer sh Direct From GE When You Buy Selected GE Turntable Microwave Ovens S20 ffebate Turntable Microwave Oven JE1550GW cu ft oven cavity 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is fM except n IA ME NCendWI there is no minimum charge Fred Oertll Party planners were Kathy and Ben Kinney Joy and Charles Schriewer Helen and Carroll Hoffmann Three ladies took a grand trip to a faraway place Sue Bock Lorene Rfedel and Ruth Fischer flew into Zurich and then went by bus to Nice and finally Monte Carlo It was from Monte Carlo that they did their sightseeing They took in the palace there and saw the cathedral where Princess Grace is buried They went to Cannes in France and toured St Paul de Vence In San Remy Italy they shopped the famous bazaar there bringing home a few mementos In Eze they visited a perfume factory Their Monte Carlo stay included dinner in a very elegant restaurant Le Cafe de Paris and of course visits to the famous casinos of the principality They describe the area as beautifully scenic Monte Carlo is a very small area on the Mediterranean Sea To accommodate the small land area the buildings and even homes are tall or at least multilevel It was a very interesting trip in a fabulous part of the world Congratulations to some favorite SERVICE PARTS MonFri Sat pm New Braunfclsers Toota her real name is and Terry Adams have just recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Their wedding in 1931 included some names we remember like Melitta Gruene Hope Ruby Kutcher Hanson Lillian Barteh Druebert Gladys Heitkamp Rust and Esther Wagenfuehr Burt bridesmaids The groomsmen were Hubert Menger Harvey Wagenfuehr Milton Wagenfuehr Rathier Dawson Will Hussung Henry Specht and Gus Bebo Hampe The Rev Mornhinweg at First Protestant Church officiated It was a big month for the Adamses First the big wedding anniversary and then Terry turned 90 on Oct 31 He says he celebrated all week Toota in her everpresent good spirits explained that Terry was born on Halloween and she was bom on April Fools Day She will be 84 next April 1 Terry is wellremembered by many for the years he worked at the San Antonio Public Service plant here in New Braunfels now known as the LCRA plant at the entrance to Landa He was with that plant for nearly 50 years being here when the plant was built and when it was closed Toota has been a New Braunfels resident all her life Her Opa Ferdinand Simon was among the early settlers of the town Congratulations to a very neat couple one we have all enjoyed knowing for many years Roxolin Kreuger lives in New Braunfels and writes a weekly column for the Have you given to the United Way Vote Melvin L Harborth SHERIFF OF GUADALUPE COUNTY An Honest Dedicated Sheriff with a Record nut Speaks for Itself Early Voting October 16 November 1 GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 5 Once again lets return to the polls and continue to show our support to keep MELVIN L HARBORTH our Sheriff of Guadalupe County DONT FORGET TO VOTE TUESDAY NOVEMBER 5 Edmund Kuem Best Texas Tradition Edmund Kuempel has a solid record of leadership in our district and in the state legislature he is a fighter for the principles Texans believe in need lo lallt with him Edmund Kuempel is always Hum HP discusses the issues and listens to what I lunw Iff say Thats what I expect from my representative LaVerne Qtdabac Canyon Lake As we anticipated Will Voting Rcaml is Robert Howden National Federation of Independent Business Thanks for continuing your work as The Onixumativf Voice at the State uf the Wirltl Texas Association of Concerned taxpayers A special thank you from the vocational home economics teachers in Texas and the students who will have the opportunity lo experience vocational education Iwause olone trenlleman who won I rive up on them We appredale you Vocational Home Economics Teadiers Association of Texas Thanlt you for your commitment to conservative The Free Market Committee Your support and your consideration of issues thai improve the lives of older Texans are sin cerely Kenneth Hitf American Association of Retired Persons Texas Legislative Committee It isKKitifyinff lo know you are attuned lo Ilirm liumtus conservative and constitutional Guadalupe County Farm Bureau lie has provided oulslandiiifrsupport in the hffislaturefor Texas education As Ihe University of Texas System chancellor said Edmund Kuempel understands the issues faring the Slate of Texas and is willing lo offer productive solutions to those Dr Stanley Woodman Seguin IMmiind Knempel has worked hard lo build the ItejuiMican Iarfy in our area lie attends virtually wry function we have and always giws his lime and effort lies iMen there for us and I know we tan always M fount on him Palsy Wewton Canyon Ijthe REPUBLICAN 6252358 270 W San A n t o u r o Our State Representative Pd Pot Adv Klcrl Kuempel 1739 Willow reck SCRIMM Trxas 78155   

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