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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 3, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2A Q HeraldZeitung Q Thursday July 3 1997 Stewart ailAmerican ideal dead at 89 Obituaries By JOHN HORN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGKLFS AP Another angel got his wings James Stewarts image as an old fashioned hero was not some concoction The lanky actor left behind not only an unrivaled body of work but also a legacy of dignity and From his courageous war service 1 to his steadfast devotion to his wife the Mr Smith iocs to Washington star exemplified the values of decency and moral courage that he created on screen He is the last of the great leading said actor Robert Wagner a longtime friend who was cohost of Stewarts charity road race He was a ver kind very generous person Hverybody who knew Jimmy is better Stewart died Wednesday at his Beverly Hills home from a blood clot in his lung He was 89 Fighting illness and mourning the I 994 death of his wife Gloria Stewart had become something of a recluse in recent years His image as a beloved symbol of American integrity however never dulled Jimmy Stewart had a wonderful life and there was no one more dear or more fun than he Doris Day his costar in The Man Who Knew Too said in a statement America lost a national treasure President Clinton said Weekend Jimmy Stewart describing Stewart as a great actor a gentleman and a Stewart played the hero even when the cameras stopped rolling From his noble film characters to his offscreen role as devoted husband dutiful son and genuine war hero the Academy Awardwinning actor championed simple values giving decency and courage a face and a slow stammering voice Not so much the suave matinee idol as the guynextdoor type Stewart mostly played devoted sometimes bashful heroes stow to anger but possessed of extraordinary valor and endless perseverance Decades after Stewarts films came out they remain among the most beloved in the American movie canon He played an idealistic young senator in 1939s Mr Smith Goes to Washington and a suicidal businessman in 1946s Its a Wonderful his personal favorite Stewart won a best actor Academy Award for 1940s The Philadelphia Story and was nominated four other times In his more than 75 films Stewart built a body of cinematic work with few equals movies suffused with nobility and humanity Stewarts other movie credits included The Man Who Shot Liberty Destry Rides Again and Betty Mutton who starred with Stewart in 1952s The Greatest Show on said Stewart was the most special actor Ive ever worked He was just a great human she said That same man that you see that you talk to that you love every day is the same man that you see on the An awshucks sort of guy in real life Stewart was more likely to credit his directors than himself for his screen performances I wont let it get me but too much praise can turn a fellows head if he doesnt watch his he once said His wife often reinforced his humility At a party one night he started telling a story in his trademark faltering style Now she chided dont talk like Jimmy Former President Ronald Reagan and wife Nancy Stewarts close friends who presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1985 said in a statement that Stewarts modesty meant he never really understood the greatness that others saw in Kim Novak his costar said Stewart was Others would merely be copies He was my friend my role model He taught me that it was possible to remain who you are and not be tainted by your she said Bom James Maitland Stewart in Indiattlfe on May 20 1908 Stewarts life reflected a small town religious upbringing and sense of responsibility He was politically conservative married only once for 45 years and served in World War II Sent to Europe as a bomber squadron commander he flew 20 combat missions and earned the Distinguished Flying Cross In 1959 he was promoted to brigadier general in the Air Force Reserve by President Dwight D Eisenhower Stewart often returned to help the family hardware store in Pennsylvania where his Oscar was displayed in the window for 20 years Its a Wonderful Life cast Stewart as George Bailey a good and ambitious man who grows despondent after it seems life is passing him by Bailey learns lifes important lessons from his guardian angel Clarence Odbody Each mans life touches so many other lives and when he isnt around he leaves an awful hole doesnt he You see George you really had a wonderful One of Stewarts two stepsons Ron McLean died while fighting in Vietnam in 1969 Survivors include stepson Michael McLean and daughters Judy Merrill and Kelly Harcourt Prom Page 1 of the Comal River Its he told them and then added that they ought to make reservations if they want to tube this Independence Day weekend Saturday rented everything out I havent scon that happen in a said Ncilson 19 of New Hraunfels If last Saturday was a busy day its going to be double that on this Friday and Saturday Were expecting the Tubers from other outfitters on the Guadalupe are using the Ole Mill Stream for a small fee since tubing is unsafe on its river At least six other outfitters shuttle their customers to the Ole Mill Stream entrance on the Comal outfitters said Its not as inconvenient as you would think because we have to shuttle customers back said Nan Ebert manager of Gruene River Company on Gruene Road When the rains first started we went Hip hip hooray We didnt know wed have this much Gruene River Company is one of more than a dozen Guadalupe River outfitters emphasizing guided raft trips if no more rains arrive Guadalupe outfitters said they might be able to salvage expected profits for at least the month of August Im just counting on a whole lot of hot hot days to evaporate that Ebert said Im taking it one day at a time Im hoping for a good August By that time parents are saving for clothes for school but I hope they buy clothes now and spend money on tubing in he said Recycling from Page K city funds Jind then repaid with monthly fees after the first three years cits officials said The proposal would include Purchasing three stepside recycling trucks with bin containers for an estimated Iliiing two new drivers with annual salaries of and the crosstraining of a current sanitation driver as a backup An estimated per year for maintenance and operation of the three trucks BFIs current contract gives the nationwide company 50 percent of the profits of the materials that two drivers and trucks pick up throughout the week in the city BFI also receives per month to collect and dispose of the materials Assistant to the City Manager Don Ferguson said the project could be eligible for future grants and that the county had indicated initial interest in the obtaining the recyclable materials We feel this is an exciting opportunity to enter into a cooperative agreement and deal with the recycling issues regionally and moie cost Ferguson said The county currently has dropoff sites where it collects the materials processes them at its center and sells them to Vista Fibers based in San Antonio Ferguson said The city produces almost two times the amount of materials the county does averaging 82 tons per month to the countys 42 tons per month Ferguson said The proposal would allow the city to be more responsive to customer complaints in a more timely manner city officials said It also would allow the city to recycle more types of waste including junk mail Ferguson said the proposal could allow the city to set aside extra funds for a recycling education campaign development of a future solid waste disposal site and possibly put money into the citys general fund When we have control of the process theres a lot that we can do We can expand the commodity Ferguson said Police Beat Coniiil t ouiity Sheriffs Office Wednesday Arrest on charge of theft by check woman 33 bond Arrest m charges of failure to appear evadiiuarrest two counts of deadly coiuliM failure to stop and give inlbmiaiiiii no insurance New Hraunfels M bond and no bond H Arrest on charges of two counts of heft by check Austin woman 31 bond SSOO Arrest on charges of two counts of issuance of a bad check Canyon Lake woman 45 bond New Braunfels Police Department Wednesday Arrest on charge of public intoxication New Braunfels man 18 bond Arrest on charge of public intoxication New Braunfels man 30 bond Tuesday Arrest on charge of theft of service Fair Oaks Ranch man 18 bond he family of Ventura Perez Sr would like to express our thanks to Zoeller funeral home Mr Mrs France Lopez from San Marcos the people that sent flowers food and the people that were with us at our time of sorrow at the loss of Noe Esquivel Qod Bless You AH Ventura Juanita Peres Sr 330 LANDA STREET 6258041 1662 LOOP 337 RIVER RD 6297450 LOW EVERYDAY PRICES1 SENIOR CITIZENS DISCOUNTS SPCCMl PRICES GOOD JULY 3 THRU JULY 9 In case of error store prices prevail CtLLHKAriNC YEARS or SCRVICE TO COMAI COUNTY STILI GOING STRONG STRAIGHTS BLENDS It Wild Tutkey It Canadian Club 80 It Ivan Williams Black 90 It Ezra Brooks 90 It Walkers Deluxe It Seagrams 750 ml Jack Daniels Block It Ancient Age 80 It Windsor Canadian It JTS Brown It Canadian Mist It Old Crow It Canadian LTD SCOTCH ft RUM If DewarsWht Label 80 It Johnnie Walker It Ushers Scotch It Highland Mist 1739 It Ron Rio Rum 80 750ml Malibu VODKA OIN ft TIQUIIA It Smirnoff It Gilbeys Vodka It McCormick Vodka It Tanqueray Gin It Booths Gin It Gilbeys Gin 750 ml Sauza Commemorative 750 ml Sauza Gold Tequila 750 ml Cuervo Gold MIXERS COCKTAILS Salvadors Margarita Cocktails Cuervo Margarita Mix TGI Fridays 25 Cocktails 375 Jack Daniels Country Coolers Mr T Mixers Assortment of Flavors Ratty Perez Rudy age 40 of New Braunfels died Wednesday July 2 1997 at McKenna Memorial Hospital A rosary will be recited Friday July 4 at 7 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel Funeral mass is scheduled for Saturday July 5 at 10 at the Holy Family Catholic Church with Rev Vincent Wahjuhardjanto celebrant Interment will follow in the Comal Cemetery Visitation continues until Saturday when the procession leaves the funenfrhome er FUNEFtfL HOME Gus Menn Gus Menn age 56 of New Braunfels died Tuesday July 1 1997 in New Braunfels He was bom May 18 1941 Services will be held Saturday July 5 1997 at 10 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Dietzel officiating He will be buried at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Helotes Texas Visitation will be held Friday July 4 1997 from 5 to 9 at the funeral home Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Gladys Merriman Gladys Merriman age 91 a resident of the Arboretum in New Braunfels died Wednesday July 2 1997 at McKenna Memorial Hospital She was born June 28 1906 in Monessen Penn to Harvey B Rose and Nettie Chester She was the widow of George E Merriman who died Jan 6 1943 She lived in New Braunfels since 1973 and was a member of St Paul Lutheran Church Her cremains will be buried at the Monongahela Cemetery in a Petm There will be no visitation held at the funeral home Memorials may be given to St Paul Lutheran Church in New Braunfels Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Sophie Froelich Sophie Froelich passed away on July in New Braunfels at the age of 91 Visitation will begin at 8 Sunday July 6 1997 and will continue until Monday at the funeral home A rosary will be recited at 7 Sunday at the Zoeller Funeral Home Services will be at 10 Monday at the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church with interment to follow in the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery Joeller tlitf FUNERAL HOME Chase Hunter Ross Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels for Chase Hunter Ross who died at his residence at Canyon Lake on Wednesday July 2 1997 at the age of 3 months He was born March 15 1997 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Edifh Frazier Funeral arrangements are pending at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Edith Frazier who passed away on Thursday July 3 1997 at the Eden Heights Apartments at the age of 83 FUNERAL HOME Lotto Texas 30 42 Est million jackpol 1DTWHY An 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