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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 19, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZettung g Wednesday March a SA Looking Back By ROSEMAIRE LEI88NER OREOORY Special to the HeraldZeltung 125 years ago 1872 Translators Carl and Ethel Saur The people have been waiting for a railroad for 20 years and now according to a telegraph the narrow gauge should extend 20 miles out of Houston and by 1874 the train should be available in New Braunfels thanks to George Pfeufler Heinrich Huebenthal guardian has approval from the Comal County District Court to sell by public auction on April 3 1872 at the Courthouse Lots No 2 and No 3 fronting on Austin Street in Comaltown belonging to Ernestine Lutz a minor A play will be presented at the Sacngerhalle on Easter Sunday March 31 at 8 Admission 50 cents Dance follows 100 years ago 1897 Translator Lottie Nebergall Miller The 1897 Mayfest is planned for Saturday the first and Sunday the second of May It will take place at Landa Park Running races will be held on both days at two oclock and an exhibit of flowers and plants is to be shown at the Landa Park pavilion near the Comal Springs A concert and other entertainment is planned for each afternoon A friendly welcome to all guests from near and far is extended by the Comal County Fair Association A carload of water pipes has arrived at Louis Henne and are to be sold cheap Fresh brick cheese and homemade molasses are for sale by B Schulz Co A Children Masquerade dance was held Saturday March 13 at Matzdorf s Hall The march by the young people to the hall started at one oclock from the School Coffee for children was free Everybody made their own arrangements for lunch 75 years ago Arlene Kruegcr Scales Friday near noon the New Braunfels State bank was held up for a total of in cash and iivil V i itifc no securities tjic cash amounting to n war savings stamps and county and Liberty bonds This is fully covered by two insurance companies There were bags of silver in the vault and hundreds of dollars of the silver coin in bags near the cashiers window none of which was taken Walter Sippel the king bee in the Bee Hive is having that already attractive drink parlor repainted and otherwise beautified throughout Walter and his good lady are just the ones to be in charge of a place of that kind One New Braunfels barber has posted his charges for work as follows Shave 15 cents hair cut 25 cents and other work in proportion These are about the prices that prevailed before the war Will other shops follow Mr and Mrs Ed Seidemann of San Antonio celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary at the Plaza Hotel on Tuesday evening when they entertained about 40 relatives and a few intimate friends with a seven oclock dinner The tables were prettily decorated with pink and white hyacinths The color scheme of pink and white was also carried out in the ices In the center of the table was a beautiful silver cake in the shape of a horse shoe with the figures of a bride and groom Another beautiful white iced cake held 25 pink candles It was the wish of Mr and Mrs Seidemann to arrange the gathering within the same walls where they enjoyed their wedding dinner a quarter of a century Ed Seidemann was born in flew Braunfels end later moved to Seguin with his parents Shortly after his marriage in 1897 he moved to San Antonio where he became connected with the sales force of the Lone Star Brewing Company Litter he founded a successful wholesale business which now distributes in San Antonio the product of one of his hometown enterprises manufactured by the New Brewing Company 30 agp An ordinance to enforce the of parking meters in New Braunfels passed first reading before the City Council at a meeting Monday afternoon Included in the ordinance are provisions outlining a parking meter zone fftgng tiroes the meters will be Uttd amounts of money to be paid for parking time providing penalties for violations and locating loading zones The Texas State Supreme Court Wednesday denied the City of San Antonio a rehearing on Comal Power Plant litigation in which San Antonio seeks to void a lease contract entered into with the GuadalupeBJanco River Authority at the time it purchased the plant The GBRA surrendered an option to purchase leaving the way clear for the purchase by San Antonio as a part of the lease agreement 25 years ago 1972 Myra Lee Adams GofT Former State Senator Martin Faust chairman of the board of First National Bank and a prominent local attorney died Feb 28 at 84 while on his daily afternoon walk from his downtown office to Landa Park Bartram local attorney and former state representative was elevated to chairman of the board of First National Bank by the directors at a meeting Tuesday Bartram 62 first became a director in 1961 and has served as vicechairman since 1970 He was elected chairman to succeed the late Martin Faust Other members of the board all present at Tuesdays meeting are Nuhn Alfred Liebscher Walter Faust Dan Reeh and Joseph Faust Gubernatorial candidate Dolph Briscoe spoke out on the involvement of state officials in the Sharpstbwn banking scandal during his visit to New Braunfels March 9 Briscoe said he shared the outrage of the people of Texas over the Prefacing his reply to a specific question about a blast at a principal in the case Briscoe said he did not feel it proper to inject himself into the Sideline conflict since the case still was before the courts New Braunfels Coca Cola Bottling Co and the Coca Cola Bottling Co of San Antonio merged March 8 according to Biedcrhorn president of the San Antonio company and Edwin and Preston Staats of the NB firm Last day of bottling here was March 6 Dr Bedford of New Braunfels was elected to a threeyear term on the Episcopal Church Diocese of West Texas Executive Board at the 68th Annual Council of the 60 county diocese in Corpus Christi Feb 10 to 12 Bedford is a member of St Johns Episcopal Church Dr and Mrs Leroy G Lehmann announce the engagement of their daughter Jean Elizabeth to Charles M Wilson son of Mr and Mrs Charlie M Wilson of Miss Lehmann is employed by Austex Duplicators of Austin and Mr Wilson is assistant manager of Gage Furniture in Austin The couple has chosen April 15 for the wedding date with the ceremony to take place in Trinity United Church of Christ at Austin Submitted by Comal County Historical Commission and THURS 8pm12am ONE NIGHT STAND FRIDAY 8PM12AM POOLrSHUFFLEBOARDJUKEBOX SATURDAY PRIVATE PARTY SundayCookout 625HALL 255 Saengerhalle For All Your Body Shop Needs BECKER MOTOR CO 547 S Seguin Mew Bratmfels 6063463 New Braunfels ME Minor Emergency Hours MondayFriday to Saturday to 6093413 226 N Union Ferguson Insurance Arlon Hermes CIC 399 W San Antonio 932 6254500 Permanent Cosmetics Electrolysis exclusively at The Retreat Correct imperfect features or accent your natural facial lines Eyebrows Eyeliner LipHner Lipstick Beauty Marks Permanent Hair Removal Facial Hair Bikini Line Spider Veins Tattoo Removal Dtbble WIHtaim i St Braunfels TX The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You Creative Eyewear FMhlonabU Practical Eytwrnwr Friendly f North Walnut New Braunfels Community Development Week on tap Special to the the Community development Advisory Committee of the city of New Braunfels is celebrating National Community Development Week from Monday to March 30 The department is funding improvements to Jesse Garcia Park where a groundbreaking ceremony and picnic will be held from 3 to 6 Saturday Jesse Garcia was a legendary coach who worked with the Little League Mission Valley Team and Babe Ruth Baseball He held fundraisers for boys who could not afford to attend and was involved with Boy Scouts for 25 years winning many awards Jesse and his wife Lucille were very active in area PTAs and he received the Silver Unicorn award from NBISD District Attorney Dib Waldrip was a youngster was touched by Jesse Garcia He and Atanacio Campos are donating a tree in memory of Garcia which will be planted in the park at the groundbreaking The Community Development Block Grant funds of approximately will be used to purchase equipment and supplies The citys Parks and Recreation Department will fund the labor costs of approximately The parks improvements will include two covered picnic tables several trees shrubs and ato irrigation system The public is invited to the groundbreaking and a family picnic from 3 to 6 Saturday at Jesse Garcia Park The park is located at 2580 Kay and West End Avenue The groundbreaking will be at J3 followed by a game called and horseshoes will provide fun for the kids A fire engine from the New Braunfels Fire Department may be on hand as well as the canine division of the Police Department If you have a project or idea that would benefit your neighborhood call the citys Community Development Office at 6082100 Scotch Cutty Sark Dewars White Label ScoresbySO ClunySO Bourbons Blends Jack Daniels Jim Beam Ezra Brooks 90 Evan Williams Seagrams 7 Crown 80 Windsor Canadian Canadian Mist unless otherwise noted Gin Seagrams 80 GilbeysSO Tequila Jose Cuervo Gold Sauza Giro Gold 80 Rum Vodka Bacardi White 80 Ron Matusalem Smirnoff Skol 80 Rikalloff 80 Prices good through Corner of Hwy 306 FM 2673 9642772 NEW BRAUNFELS SURGICAL ASSOCIATES is pleased to announce DR JUDITH THOMPSON has returned after her Maternity Leave to her practice of General Surgery including Breast Disease Laparoscopic Surgery Endoscopy New Braunfels Surgical Associates 652 N Houston Suite New Braunfels f x 78130 The Deals are Better Becker USLU CARS Becker Motor Company 547 S New IJiiiiuilcIs Tx 6063463 18008792621 1993 Dodge Caravan IE V6 Locks Quad Command Seating Luggage Rack Cassette Seat AntiLock Brakes White with Woodgrains 19 Mercury Grand jViarquisLX 4 Door TiU Cruise Power Power Door Locks Power Driver Seat Light Blue 1997 Dodge Ram 3500 Club Cab 4x4 Diesel Automatic SLT Laramie Leather Tilt Cruise Gooseneck hookup 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 V8 SLT Laramie Tilt Cruise Cassette Charcoal Silver PRICE 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