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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 1, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 8A g HaraldZeltung d Wedneaday January Police ready for illegal revelry By MICHE LIE KOIDIN Associated Press Like other patrol officers and firefighters around Texas police in El Paso are anticipating the celebratory showers of bullets that typically follow the stroke of midnight on New Years Eve Thats one of the reasons the El PIISO Police Department has decided to put an extra 30 or so officers on lie streets tonight Police spokesman Al Velarde said dispatchers usually were flooded with gunfire and fireworks calls around the lime the new year arrives Weve very said Velarde who has worked on several New Years Eves in the past Ive heard semiautomatic he said very scary Looking Back ROSEMAnif LEI88NER GREGORY Special to tho MeraldZeltung 125 years ago 1871 Translators Carl and Ethel Saur It will take at least 2 months before the bridge is completed since the iron materials have as yet not arrived The three high pillars wont be completed until after Christmas During the afternoon of December 25 1871 the Shooting Club held their target shooting practice at the Later dances were held at Petris Halle Weicholds Halle and Schuhmachers Hall The Gymnastic Society of New Braunfelshad their celebration at Weicholds Dr Lehde and his wife left for New Orleans to attend the funeral of blf father The Dr plans to return on January 100 years ago 1896 Translator Lottie Nebergall Miller Warningf My wife has left me for no reason and therefore I declare that I will not pay for any debis she makes in my name Pete Reiland Warning I herewith declare that I will not be responsible for any debts incurred by members of my family relatives or any person who borrows money in my name Ludwig Jiiuer Sr Notice All who have tickets good for one cabinet photos may make use of them up to Jan 10 I loffiminn the new photographer Tree Nursery Fruit trees only the good bearing kinds ornamental trees roses and all kinds of flowering bushes for sale by Mrs Robert Conrads Orders may be placed at folk Pharmacy or with Thcodor Eggelirig 75 years ago Arlene Krueger Scales Emil Nowotny und family of Rosenberg are spending the holidays at the Edmund Slums home Hermann Dietel of St Louis is here on a visit to bis parents Prof und Mrs Dietel and his many friends Miss Marguerite Fischer who is nursing at the Hose I lospjial H Sam Houston spent Christmas wiiii her a lot of lead coming back down to the Officials in Dallas and Houston also are worried about illegal revelry Russell llatchelor a senior fire prevention officer with the Dallas Fire Department said he was called out on a complaint about fireworks last New Years Eve While he was out midnight arrived At 12 oclock it was just gunfire everywhere all Batchelor said Bullets have lo come down somewhere We were Both the firing guns and setting off fireworks are big problems in the Dallas area he said As in many Texas cities including New Draunfels fireworks are banned in the city of Dallas Houstons fire chief says his department has gotten fireworks pretty well under The gunfire is much more of a Fire Chief Eddie Corral said Corral said in recent years officials had cracked down on Houstonians who buy fireworks outside of the city limits and bring them back for New Years Eve Someone with more than worth of fireworks for instance can be fined up to he said Jn addition the fireworks arc confiscated Thats bad an Corral said San Antonio officials have also cracked down on fireworks entering the city said Sgt Joery Smittick of the San Antonio Police Department father Hilmar Fischer Miss Thelma Sutlle of the Industrial College of Arts of Denton has arrived to spent the holidays with her parents Mr and Mrs Sutlle Today the Herald is 31 years young Just thirtyone years ago some one stumbled into this town with a handpress and some type and got busy There was no typesetting machine or folder or job press or electric fixtures on the invoice There is today a business thanks to the good people of New Braunfels and other towns that is worth caring for And our competitors Messrs Oheim and Nebergall of the Zeltung As fine men as we ever bucked up against If we run short of anything and they have it the article wanted soon changes base In other words we have it and they do not And the people We find them careful conservative and ready to aid In enterprises that carry worth but slow to jump at schemes that seem to have little else but wind As the paper grows older it is our hope to have it grow stronger and belter 50 years ago Betty Pfeuffer Triesch New Braunfels light and power users got a a collective wind fall Christmas presents in the form of reduced dates running a year from UKcityowned Utilities us a result of action of the Utilities Board Friday Francis general manager made the announcement Saturday keeping with good business practices the New Braunfels Utilities are passing off lo its consumers the savings in rate reductions occasioned by the increased sales during the last few years This reduction in rates will permit the installation of convenient electrical appliances that are becoming available in increasing numbers New Braunfels Girl Scouts are opening a drive spearheaded by financial committee consisting of Curl Schmidt and Frank DcPasqual this week to raise as Coma Countys quota of the fonds needed to build what is expected to be one of the finest Oirl Scout camps in the nation on the Peace Bend peninsula on Lalce Travis Schmidt announced Saturday Showing at the Brauntcx Sunday Monday and Tuesday THE BIO SLEEP starring Humphrey BOGART and Lauren BACALL 25 years ago 1971 Myra Lee Adams Qoff The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors elected Carroll Hoffmann as the 1978 Chamber president during the Monday noon meeting at Krauses the same lime the directors elected Reagan first vicepresident Johnny Bueche second vicepresident and Bob Sohn as third vicepresident These officers will serve for the calendar year of 1972 Raymond Jr who began working for City Pharmacy in 1966 as ft delivery boy and who was employed there as 8jphflrmacist following his graduation from the University of Texas is the new owner of the drug store new role of owner pbflrmaclsl Dec L The store was formerly owned by Fri Scheffel New Braunfels Junior High School closed school for the holidays with a Christmas assemble which heralded the coming of Christmas with nurraijon by Terry Dietert interspersed with music by the school chorus and the band Sixth graders concluded the program with a Twos The Night Before Christmas mini William Karnau welcomed parents and students and introduced Terry Dietert who began the Christmas program Terry read he story of the coming of Christmas The musical interludes concluded with the chorus singing A Very Merry sixth grade chorus each member weoring a bright red bow tie then grouped themselves around the piano Director Wilfred Weinheimer and Mrs Cilyn Goff playing in duet accompanied the chorus as they began their musical version the Night Before People Mf In NEW YORK AP Jane Ponda lays she believes in aging grncerolly Anyone cnn tell when woman no longer looks us young we nil show signs of Fonda wtys in he January Iseue of Living flt magazine What matters most is whats going on inside If a woman feels good shout herself if shes curious and open and in a learning mode shes going to be Fonda the Oscarwinning actress who later became famous for her workout videos and hooks says she still exercises but doesnt try the highenergy regimen in her 1983 Workout Challenge video I wouldnt want to and no I she said Im 59 years old Id probuhly get wont to tot of eofwtriMtlon TFaUJKfDE Colo AP Oliver Stone has gone green The director of JFK and Platoon hus signed an agreement that limits him from building or subdividing his ranch about 10 miles west of Tellunde Stones ranch includes cattle pastures wetlands and deep forested canyons In recent years development Ims endangered plants and wildlife and threatened the river system around Telluride according to The Nature Conservancy Nlflhtclub to fcoop Volvot Elvis HOUSTON AP Elvis does not have to leave the building Thats the ruling of a federal judge who said that The Velvet filvis nightclub is entitled to its name and does not violate the trademarks held by Presleys estate District Judge Vanessa Hlmore Monday denied nearly all claims made by Elvis Presley Enterprises which sued Barry Capece In 1994 to force him to change the name of his Houston nightspot Capece contended The Elvis was chosen not to pay homage to Elvis but to evoke images of an era when cheesy velvet paintings lava lamps and bellbottom slacks were popular The bar is decorated with oilon velvet paintings including likenesses of EMs tlw Moria Lisa and Malcolm X Elvis Presley Enterprises said the company would appeal and vigorously defend our rights to the name STARTS TODAY NEW YEARS CLEARANCE BEALLS Were Looking For A Few Good Local Heroes ffelp us find them by Jan We all know someone who has done something to make their community a better place to live The New Braunfels HeraldZeltung would like to recognize those deserving people in its annual Horizons edition March 1623 1997 are being accepted through January 10 1997 for the Gomal County Unsung Heroes Unsung Heroes are people who have made a significant volunteer contribution to their communities but who do not receive recognition for their work To someone for this special honor send a letter describing the nominee and why he or she should be chosen Be sure to include information on how to contact the nominee as well as the nominator or use the form below Send letters or fax to Managing Editor Micah Boyd The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung 707 Landa St New Braunfels Texas 78130 Unsung Heroes and their nominators will be recognized at a special reception on March The deadline IB S January 10 1997 Nominator Address Phone I am nominating because New 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