Wednesday, April 16, 1997

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 16, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas April Were Meeting St Anns Christian Mothers of Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church will meet at 2 Thursday at the Knights of Columbus Hall County Extension Agent Roger Havlak will speak The Unitarian Universalists will have Debbie Franks deputy director of the Texas Freedom Network speak on Mobilizing the Mainstream against Religious Political Extremism at today at the Faith United Church of Christ 970 N Loop 337 Child care is available Historical Outdoor Art will meet every third Thursday in the month The next meeting will be 9 Thursday at the New Braunfels Art League Gallery 239 W San Antonio St Anyone interested in committing time energy ideas and resources is welcome For information call 609 1369 6060470 or 6066221 The Summerwood Garden Ciub will meet at Thursday at 537 Frostwood There will be a neighborhood work day and picnic in Summerwood Park from 9 to noon Saturday For information call 6293682 or 6064183 Eve Baldwin president of the ladies auxiliary to the Department of Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars will make her official visit to District 5 on Sunday The district convention will be held at the McQueeney VFW Post Home this year The New Braunfels Area Quilt Guild will meet at Saturday at the First Christian Church on Loop 337 Gail Valentine will present That Reminds The Retired Eagles Activities Club will meet from 2 to 6 Sunday at Eagles Hall Hamburgers will be furnished by the club Eagles Auxiliary 2999 will have a social meeting at Monday Officers meet at 7 There will be nominations of officers The New Braunfels Optimist Club will meet at Monday at Molly Joes Restaurant The speaker will be Jennifer Covington director of the Comal Health Care Foundation The Book Review Club will meet at 10 Tuesday The book is A Thief of Time by Tony Hillerman and will be reviewed by Peggy Edwards The Joseph Acker Chapter No 382 United States Daughters of 1812 will hold its regular meeting at Tuesday at the home of Mrs Mary Colson 2801 Morningside Drive The program will be Andrew Jackson His Moral McKenna supports program to address family violence As a member of the Greater San Antonio Hospital Council McKenna Memorial Hospital is participating in a new project to help stop domestic violence in Bexar Comal and surrounding counties Domestic violence affects communities through increased health care costs loss of time money and life as well as affecting a broad spectrum of the population The Greater San Antonio Hospital Council is distributing an informative pocket card to 23 counties including Comal County The card offers a short quiz to help victims identify themselves and to help them stay safe These cards are available in hospital emergency rooms and other locations throughout the hospitals for victims to take use and get help These cards provide a means of getting printed information to victims of family violence by making assistance help and locations of agencies and services available in private said Marion P Johnny Johnson McKenna Memorial Hospital president The cards printed in English and Spanish are custom tailored to each county by providing the local phone numbers for help lines and hotlines Methodist Healthcare System has donated the printing of the cards for Comal County By making victims of violence more aware of the opportunities for help it is hoped that the result will be less incidence of domestic violence within the communities served by the hospitals Submitted by McKenna Memorial Hospital Looking Back By ROSEMARIE LEISSNER GREGORY Special to the HeraldZeitung 125 years ago 1872 Translators Carl and Ethel Saur F Goldbeck as presiding Justice of Comal County and Fischer as District Clerk of Comal County ask for bids from building contractors on the repair of the Comal County Courthouse The bids are due by May Word by telegraph here from Austin brings the news that Conrad Bormann from Geronimo and his son were found murdered near Austin Mr Langkopf is said to have been the highest bidder at the auction last Wednesday for the New Braunfels Woolen Manufacturing Company which included acres elsewhere The bid was 100 years ago 1897 Translator Lottie Nebergall Miller The Guadalupe River ford at Comal Cemetery is now again fully restored and can be crossed without worry And the road on both sides of the river is also now in the best of conditions The display in the show window at Voelckers Drug Store is again the most attractive one in town The original display features the manner in which colorful Easter eggs are brought in by sail boat and Easter rabbits in all sizes are standing by to deliver the eggs on Easter morning Last Sunday 20 girls and 13 boys were confirmed in the German Protestant Church Mrs Widow Carl Schuenemann has sold her business and building at CJear Springs to her fatherinlaw Mr Fritz Schuenemann whose son Ernst has been with the business for several years and will now manage it 75 years ago Arlene Krueger Seales The local Chamber of Commerce through Secretary Louis H Scholl is busy in its effort to have the two neighboring cities Seguin and New Braunfels connected up with a first class road And a good road between Seguin and New Braunfels will be a tie that binds them closer together In the German Protestant Church in connection with the Festivals the Holy Communion will be administered on Good Friday and Easter Sunday The musical partof the programs will be an especial prevalent feature Everybody cordially invited to attend Morning services at 10 oclock Evening services at and Sunday school at CHAUTAUQUA ORGANIZA TION The New Braunfels 1922 Chautanqua Association was organized as follows at a meeting held in the Chamber of Commerce Hall President Louis H Scholl VicePresident Emil Heinen SecretaryTreasurer Reinarz Grounds Committee Pfeuffer Chairman Wagenfuehr Eiband Advertising Committee Ben F Nebergall Chairman Dr Windwehen ViceChairman Ticket Committee Emil Fischer Chairman Mrs Stein Vice Chairman Reception Committee Fuchs Chairman Mrs A Altgelt ViceChairman Junior Spring Chautaugua Mrs H Adams Stage Decorations Mrs Locke Chairman SAN JACINTO CELEBRATION WEEK San Antonio Texas Texas Historical Pageant Opens Wednesday night 19th of April repeats 20th and 21st of April Tickets on sale on and after April 18th at Goggans each box seats each six in a Thursday San Houston and Royalty night Synopsis The pageant is to cover 400 years in Texas history from the present back to 1522 The opening scene shown Mother Nature dancing with the wild flowers symbolical of the great empty Texas waste before the coming of the white man Mother Nature after her dance turns the state over to History and History as a young girl holds a scroll on which are written succeeding events which are really titles and subtitles for the pageant Then comes the first white man then LaSalle the Spanish period opens life in Texas during the Missions the early colonists the revolution the fall of the Alamo the victory of San Jacinto all will be shown The coming of Gen Sam Houston and the Victory of San Jacinto will be followed by the presentation of Texas as a State the days of the cowboys and the prairie schooner trains This leads to the coming of Robert E Lee the cattle days following the Civil War and on down to the Spanish American War period Teddy Roosevelt will be characterized during this presentation The pageant will show Texas under many flags and a beautiful love story is arranged for each flag period and will close with modern Texas the World War and the return of troops victoriously from the battlefields of Europe If reservations are desired through mail send check to cover numbers to chairman or Mrs Ed McClannshan Secretary 132 E Magnolia 50 years ago Betty Pfeuffer Triesch Upward of persons packed Landa Park Sunday afternoon as a clear sky sunshine and nearsummer temperatures marked the official opening of the park for this season As an added attraction to the opening an Army demonstration team fromTJafrip Hood had on display modern war equipment including a tank tank transport engineer bridge equipment 75 mm recoilless rifle quartermaster equipment and medical equipment A constant stream of people walked across Landa Park Lake on a pontoon bridge being demonstrated by the Army For the first time this year the swimming pool was filled and early season swimmers were not hesitant about plunging into the pool New Braunfels Becomes City of in Past Decades Growth The last indications of New Braunfels growing population came in 1943 when persons registered for ration books Population according to the 1940 census was Building in Landa Park Highlands number two which was not developed until May 1939 has been rapid considering that home building practically ceased for Womans Day MAGAZINE WHEN YOU BUY THE MAY 13 ISSUE MANUFACTURERS MAY 12 1997 200 OFF WHEN YOU BUY MAY 13 ISSUE Coupon good only on Womans Days May Issue Oflei expires May 12 1997 Not transferable Consumer pays any sales lax ONE COUPON PER PURCHASE Good only In KPOs FTOs Void prohibited or restricted Any other constitutes fraud RETAILER To receive lace value plus fie handling send Hachctte Filipacchl Magazines CMS 127100 One Favralt Del Rio TX 78840 Coupon must be redeemed In compliance with this oiler Cash value 10041 They Believed A Musical Drama Presented By First Baptist Church 733 Cross Street New Braunfels Texas April 15 16 All seats are free For preferred early seating FREE tickets are available at the church office 210 6259124 Doors open to ticket holders at 6 All others at four years during the war There are now 34 homes in Highlands number two and 16 in Highlands number one Reason given by Mayor Nuhn for recent growth of the city are an influx of people to Texas in general and publicity received by this area during the war has made moving to New Braunfels a popular idea to many people Jumpin1 a threeact comedy with a mixture of gangsters ransom money astronomers and a rich heiress has been selected by Edwin L Harden high school dramatics teacher for the annual senior play the play will be given by dual casts on two nights Thursday and Friday May 15 and 16th in the gymnasium Casts named for the play include Elva Rae Fischer and Rachel Mendlovitz as Abbey Barbara Jo Frances and Pat Harmon as Dot Pauline Wimberly and Hilda Beth Nowotny as Mollie Malone Julianne Heinen and Renee Mendlovitz as Pat Kenneth Liefeste and Heinrich Jung as Bob Alice Maroney as Gilda Patsy Carmody as Minnie Charlene Kramer and Nelvia Kowald as Irene Five Comal County men answered a call for help from disaster relief workers in Texas City shortly after a series of explosions blasted the city and killed hundreds left here at Volunteers included Chief Deputy Sheriff Ted Green Justice of the Peace Voges Constable Milton Doerr Deputy Sheriff Ottis Brausell and Jimmie Roessing The call for volunteers was forwarded here from the sheriffs office in Houston Texas City the location of chemical plants oil fields and shipping docks lies 10 miles northwest of Galveston across Galveston Bay Jumping the Gun on the call for relief they know will come within a day or two the Comal County Chapter American Red Cross Thursday announced a Community Program for the benefit of the Texas City Disaster sufferers to be held at the High School Gymnasium next Tuesday night April 22 at 8 The program is a repeat performance of a show and musical singing dancing and musical numbers put on at the Brooke General Hospital Wednesday night and jumped at the opportunity tot make the show available to local residents with the trained cast It is all local talent the High School Band was also asked to participate Admission will be 25 and 50 cents but opportunity will be given for more generous contributions at the program through a free will offering 25 years ago 1972 Myra Lee Adams Goff Police officers set up two road blocks Saturday and again Sunday in the area of Clemens Dam and made a total of 54 arrests on drug liquor and motor vehicle violations in an attempt to clean up the dam area Eight officers from the city police department took part in the Saturday roadblocks which netted a total of 30 alleged violators Of the 30 arrested 14 were on narcotics charges and two both females were from New Braunfels Four of the narcotics arrests were juveniles Comal County was besieged by fires over the past weekend and into Monday as fire departments for New Braunfels Canyon City Spring Branch Bulverde Boerne Startzville Bracken and Seguin 1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE V6 Tilt CruJi Power Windows Power Door Locks Light Silver Fern 1996 Chrysler Sebring TX Convertible V6 Cassette Tilt Cruise Seat Gold 1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 4 Door 6 Cyl Cruise Tilt Power Windows Power Locks Cassette Sunscreen Glass 7 Passenger Seating Gold combatted over half a dozeri blades The biggest and most persistent fire was a grass and brush fire in Enciiio Hills 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