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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 11, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                flA n HaralriZeituna n Wednesday December Looking Back By ROSEMARIE LEIS8NER GREGORY Special to the HeraldZeitung 125 years ago 1871 Translators Carl and Ethel Saur Tips and Clemens agents for the Hamburg American Steamship line announce passage can be had from Hamburg to Oalveston for gold and passage from Hamburg to Indianola for gold In the Hills Buschs son was accidentally shot by Hanzs son J Voelker Co sell Listers Fever Remedy for a bottle or 6 bottles for Rohde sells cedar fence rails for a hundred 100 years ago 1896 Translator Lottie Nebergall Miller A locomotive on a side track accidentally set fire to several bales of cotton next to the Reinarz and Knorke gin Because of the gins preparedness for the possibility of fire the flames were quickly put out Dr Grube general physician whose home and office are in the Reinarz house next to the Zeitung office at the corner of Seguin and Mill Street gives his patients the choice of further care at either the New Braunfels Hospital or Meckels Hospital Olga Klappenbach has again received fresh bed feathers All that is needed to bake a really good cake is the right ingredients such as for instance citron a fruit resembling a lemon but less corinth a small dried grape raisins coconut powder sugar baking powder all sorts of extracts etc All can be gotten at F Andrae 75 years ago Arlene Krueger Scales The first of the week Pfeuffer Blumberg Wagenfuehr and Ad Henne the good roads committee of the Chamber of Commerce started out to interview the property in regard to paving owners of San Antonio street and all of Seguin street Experience has proven that with the itnmencc traffic this town has during the summer months it is impossible to keep these streets in passable condition except at a greater expense than city funds justify The general meeting of Comal Post No 179 held Sunday endorsed to a man the proposition brought up at the previous board meeting to build an American Legion Memorial Hall in honor of the boys who served and died in the world war To continue the organization work and to raise the among the Legion members which the meeting had pledged to contribute the following committee was appointed Dr R Wright Elmo Arnold Emil Daum Adolph Eggeling George Eikel Schmidt Homer Frieze Frank Haase A Heidemeyer Elmo Hitzfelder Jahn Arno Knibbe Hermann Ludwig Ralph Ludewig Alex Mittendorf Alphons Nuhn Fred Pfeuffer Egon Roessing Schumann and Arthur Zipp OUR FIRE BOYS The Fire Department will celebrate the end of this year and the coming in of the new with a grand New Years dance at the Opera House as has been a custom for many years Full announcement will be made in our next issue This is one occasion that is eagerly looked forward by the citizens of New Braunfels not only because it offers a social event at which old friends meet and greet and new ones are made but because the proceeds go to the good purpose of helping the fire boys with the equipment used by them in the protection of our home our property and other families It is one opportunity to show our appreciation of their duty in our behalf by day or by night THE BEANTOWN CHOIR One of the very pleasing entertainments of the season was that given Saturday evening last at the school auditorium the Childs Welfare Club The Program was varied made up of a little of every thing manyof the best people of the town taking part All who have heretofore attended entertainments gotten up by home talent here expected much and no one was disappointed There was a break anywhere no one in the audience was any the The only child appearing on the program was little Miss Mamie Wamecke aged eight years and her acting was just perfect regardless of the fact that she did not know until the eleventh hour that she was to take part Mr Henry Bremer died at his home on Seguin street November 24 after a lingering illness aged 75 years three months and nine days He was born hear Magdeburg Germany August 15 1846 He came to America in 1871 landing at New Orleans and where he resided for some time then coming to New Braunfels and spent the remainder of his life here In 1877 he was married to Miss Catherine Ritter and to them was born one son Mr Eddie Ritter of Los Angeles California Burial took place the following Sunday afternoon at Comaltown Cemetery Rev G Mornhinweg officiating many friends attending His wife one son and daughterinlaw survive him METHODIST SERVICES SUNDAY Sunday School Sunday at A live school where a live wire feels at home Come There is work for everyone Hathaway Supt Preaching at by the pastor Subject The Ideal Sunday School At Dr Curry Missionary i Centenary secretary for the West Texas Conference will occupy the pulpit 50 years ago Betty Pfeuffer Triesch Between three and four hundred stockholders of the Comal County Fair Association were this week being notified of the schedule meeting of their organization to be held on Monday December 16 according to Fair Secretary Edwin Staats Jr The stock worth of it which was issued and sold for per share in 1923 has been kicked around lost sold resold and bequeathed and inherited so much in the 23 year period that no one is now COMMERCIAL OR RESIDENTIAL Wood Flooring NO furniture charge Berber Carpet installed pad FREE ESTIMATES 8406 FM Canyon Lake 18005313153 210 8994692 HOMES OF NEW BRAUNFELS The DREAM of a Lifetime the BUY of a Lifetime Most Mobile Homes standard features 2x4 Exterior Walls R21 Roof Insulation wallpapered sheetrock walls Particle board veneer cabinet doors Fireplace optional extra charge Novadeck Floors Solitaire Home standard features 2x6 Exterior Walls R30 Roof Insulation taped textured and painted sheetrock walls Ash wood cabinet doors Floor to ceiling brick fireplace Plywood floors throughout WHY BUY A TRAILER WHEN YOU COULD OWN A positive just Whew dr who the owners are When the stockholders whoever they may be finally convene Secretary Staats said they will be faced with the facts that the Fair is finally out of debt for the first time in years Adolph Ted Eggeling operator of the Comal Hotel and volunteer fireman was taken to the New Braunfels Hospital Wednesday midnight for treatment of injuries received when he was struck by a passing car while running to catch a fire truck in front of the hotel on East San Antonio Street at Thursday according to reports from the Sheriffs office Autry New Braunfels in statements to Sheriffs deputies asserted that he unavoidably hit Eggeling as the fireman ran from between two parked cars to catch the passing fire truck Hospitalattendants Thursday reported Eggeling to be suffering from a broken pelvis bone but that he was not critically charges were filed Sheriff Scholl stated Fifty six years ago this month coming off an ancient type press was the first issue of the New Braunfels Herald Since then the Herald has grown in quality and has been printed in different buildings while under the management of seven different publishers In the early twenties the Herald moved into its own building built by the Bells on the Plaza Here it stayed until May 6 1946 when on a Monday morning the doors were opened in a new place on Castell Avenue a white stucco and tile brick building of modem design We have taken over NEW BRAUNFELS CAFE on the Main Plaza and cordially invite yourselves to visit us and enjoy the fine food which we well be and Alma Schulz TOWN TALK by Norma Jo Scruggs Bobby Krueger 11 year old son of Mr and Mrs Arlon E Krueger Lincoln is through with his deer hunting for this year and has had the thrill hot too often experienced by old time hunters as he bagged his second buck of the young season last Sunday at the Walter Dierk ranch bordering on Comal and Kendall Counties Young Krueger accompanied by his parents on his first deer hunt bagged his first buck a six pointer by shooting the animal in the neck and felled it immediately This was on the 24th of Returning to the same ranch the following week Bobby shot his second buck at about in the morning Bobby was using a new gun his father had purchased for him and was as nonchallant about the whole affair as the most experienced hunters 25 years ago 1971 Myra Lee Adams Ooff SENIOR CITIZEN HIKERS When Herman Blank 70 Comal County rancher and his 80yearold cousin John Blank of Boerne took off on their recent birthday hike of 26 miles they had the Kendall County Sheriffs Department witness the 5 departure for the record Without a stop en route they made it to Wonderland on the dot at Even interviews and filming by TV crews of Channels 4 and 5 took place on the move The hikers suffered neither sore feet nor score muscles when it was all over A celebration was held at Piccadilly Cafeteria Two Texas freshmen from New Braunfels are contributing this fall to the thunder and blazes sound of the Texas Aggie Band They are Russell O Meyer son of Jo Meyer 137 Oklahoma and Guy Ei Holden son of Mrs Florence 0 Holden 476 W Jahn Two Canyon basketball players were named to the AllTournaments last week Leroy Hardy one of the Cougars leading scorers was named to the San Marcos tbumey All Tournament team while Cougarette Carol Weltner was named to the girls AllTournament team in the Canyon tournament The Cougars took second place in the San Marcos tourney while the Cougarettes lost out in their home tournament to Jourdanton for third placeonors 4Herswin tastefully Eight youth represented Comal County 4H at the District 10 4H Food Show held recently in San Antonio Advancing to state competition in June will be Bethany Taylor who won the Senior Fruits and Vegetables category Also placing at the show were Jinny Edwards thi d Bill Baldwin second Gene Metcalf fourth Kathryn Taylor third and Kelsey Baldwin third Additional representatives were Kirsten Taylor and Garlyn Schwarzlose Jftrnusrs llafc Night You Can You Can Eat Beef Ribs TF JJ 58 J95 TP 58 pm Inking Christ nuis orders rum tor ind Dccpl riocl lurkcvs Castell Act now and receive your installation for when you donate a new toy for the children of our community Installation within 24 hours Call 18008819190 or stop by our local office to place your order This special applies to all of our TCI cabled areas including New Braunfels Garden Ridge Canyon Lake Seguin Stockdale and San Marcos Offer valid to new customers for a standard installation to one existing cable outlet Additional installation equipment and change of service charges and certain other restrictions may apply Additional franchise fees taxes and other fees may apply Pricing programming and packaging may change Offer expires December 20 1996 The Deals are Better Come to 1454IH35 N in New Braunfels Next to Canyon High School Or call 210 6080274 Becker 1993 Plymmouth Acclaim 4 Door 4 Cyl Cruise Tilt Stereo Wildbeny 1993 Dodge Intrepid V6 Stereo TilC Cruise Fog Lights Red TopQualit USED CARS 1991 Chevrolet Lumina Euro V6 Tilt Cruise 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