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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 28, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 8A o HeraldZeltung g Thursday November L AA96100 By MICHELLE OATMAN JOHN MOLER photographer Special to the HeraldZeitung This week we wanted to let everyone know about our upcoming events for Christmas Both of our pictures this week are from St Nicholas past Each year on Dec 5 St Nicholas visits the homes of children to see if they have been good or not If the child has been good he or she will get a stocking full of treats If the child has been bad he or she gets coal or a potato in their stocking to warn them that they have three weeks to change their ways before Claus comes to see them AA96099 is a photo that shows the excitement in the childrens eyes vhen they find out that St Nicholas Jack Reinarz is going to report that they have been good These children are probably full grown nQW We would like their names AA96100 is St Nicholas Tobin Hoffmann riding in our local parade Letting the children know he will be coming to the Sophienburg MuseSnTbn Dec 5 to see the We would like the names of the children in the car driven by John IKarbach Maybe we can get the of a few in the background as Iwell If you and your child would like to St Nicholas and see if your child has been good enough for Santa come to the Sophienburg Museum on Thursday Dec 5 at 1 or at 7 and learn the legend of St Nicholas and meet him 1 Last weeks pictures did not do so well AA96097 did not get very many names called in We thank Margaret Parr and Helgard Suhr for giving us a few names Row 1 No 1 Frank Suhr Row 2 No 6 Mr Jung No 7 Willie Kuhn No 8 Otto Seidel Row 3 No 3 Guenther Havekost If you know any of the men that were not identified please let us Park Service offers Christmas Johnson style Join the National Park Service and the Texas State Parks in celebrating a Johnson style Christmas Step back in time with Christmas melodies from the 1920s during a lamplight tour of President Lyndon B Johnsons Boyhood Home in Johnson City Enjoy some warm cider at the dogtrot cabin where Johnsons grandparents settled and began a cattle droving business Join the Johnson family in the annual tree lighting ceremony then tour the SauerBeckmann Farm and the LBJ Ranch decorated in traditional holiday displays The weekend of Dec 14 and 15 includes an opportunity to do all three In Johnson City from to on Dec 14 Boyhood Home lamplight touis will include live music on the front porch Inside the home you will find 1920s Christmas recordings from the AtwaterKent radio and Santa bidding you Happy Holidays Then board a National Park Service tour bus and travel to the Johnson Settlement Enjoy an 1867 Christmas visit with the cook at the chuckwagon and a holiday treat at the original Sam Ealy Johnson Sf ft know Our Confirmation picture AA96 098 only had one call and it was a maybe Mrs H Copplin called to give us the name of Todd Waxier as the fourth person from the left on the front row We still want other names and a positive identification of the church St Paul Lutheran We also want to invite everyone to the Candlelight Tour from 5 to 8 Dec 7 The Sophienburg Museum Conservation Society and of Texas Handmade Furniture are the hosts for the tour Tour each of the three museums all decorated for the Christmas and enjoy a selection of German cookies and punch Tickets are for adults and children under 18 are free when accompanied by their parents As always KEEP READING KEEP REMEMBERING KEEP 6291900 AA96098 Governments council plans semiannual conference Representatives of the 104 member governments of the Alamo Area Council of Governments will convene for their winter semiannual meeting Dec 1 at the Monger Hotel 204 Alamo Plaza in San Antonio The meeting of the area judges begins at 9 and the meeting of the area members and the board of directors begins at 10 in Ballrooms B and The meeting will be followed by a luncheon at noon in Ballroom A and will feature a speech by Paul Roberson the executive director of the Greater Kelly Development Corp As executive director of the Greater Kelly Development Roberson oversees the activities and operations of Kelly Air Force Base Prior to his work with the GKDC he served as the director of the city of San Antonios Office of Dfifense Transition the precursor td the GKDC Roberson coordinated the activities of the Initial Base Adjustment Strategy Committee a 167member citizens committee that developed a strategic plan for the redevelopment of Kelly AFB The public is invited For reservations please forward payment of per person to AACOG 118 Broadway Suite 400 San Antonio Texas 782051999 The deadline for reservations is 5 Dec 5 For more information call 210 225 5201 Ext 104 Submitted by the Alamo Area Council of Governments MILLION DOLLAR WEEKEND CHOICE Cnanne tation tipurpose timer 68S System A top Extra chairs availa 5 Includes full size sleeper and velvet arms Hunter ereen Iv handpainted ceramic p ece hweek ror and h t Buy with no money down and make no payments until February 1997 p Minimum purchase of and minimum Initial contract term of 12 months before adding the 6 extra Subject to credit approval and does not apply to previous purchases Finance charges will accrue during period of payment deferral New Bratintels Holiday Hours MonFri 98 Sat 96 Sun 15 VW LACKS of New Braunfels 971 W San Antonio 6257324
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