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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 25, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                2A Q HeraldZettung g Friday July Obituaries 4From Page 1 loan that will continue the system until Sept 30 which is the end of the companys fiscal year If no more funding comes through the Eagle could be grounded along with the plan officials said We are exploring an intriguing concept regarding service to your said Marc Magliari an Amtrak spokesman in Chicago We entertain ideas around the country This is an idea and a concept We have to resolve the Texas Eagle Question which we are in the course of working Talcott said Amtrak was interested in the idea because one of the companys Texas Eagle trains sits idle in San Antonio from Friday evening to Sunday morning each weekend While Amtrak officials have told local leaders the plan would be a better use for the unused train the plan could expand the portfolio of this towns tourism attractions And the appeal would be remarkable proponents said Spouses of convention attendees in San Antonio would find a more alluring day activity than watching TV all day in a hotel while their attended meetings The train would drop off passengers in downtown New Braunfels where novelty shops museums and historic attractions would fill their fourhour stay The train would return them to San Antonio by 6 with plenty of time still to visit the Alamo Citys Riverwalk or other night attractions there proponents said I think this is a different kind of topportunity that New Braunfels has had said Talcott who the plan was preliminary an opportunity to bring in Jpeople on a yearly basis and not of waterrelated The ride could be a package deal that would include lunch at a idowntown restaurant and a barbecue Police Beat I New Braunfels Police investigated a report of a burglary of a building Tuesday at the 1200 block of West Katy A bicycle of a New Braunfels family was taken from a storage building in the rear of the residence by an unknown person police said The screws to the lock were removed to gain Access to the shed police said adding they have no suspects New Braunfels Police investigated report of a burglary Wednesday of a imotor vehicle that was parked at the 500 tblock of South Union Street Police said the wallet and sunglasses of a Brady man was taken out of a 1987 Buick by unknown means Police said they have no suspects New Braunfels Police investigated ia report of a burglary of a habitation at the 1000 block of Interstate 35 at the Holiday Inn in New Braunfels After the day at Schlitterbahn a Katy man discovered his igold ring was missing from his hotel GIFT BOOKS AVAILABLE All shows before Adults Kids Seniors WALNUT 6 629640O IH35 and Walnut Ave flood thru Air Force One V r George Of The Jungle IKJ show Thuts f Men I In Black 1 PC 13 VNol show Ihuis J rfvly Best Friends Wedding PG Face Off Contact Kid Show Thurs Fern Gully G BRAUNTEX 6254411 290 W San Antonio tfenti Liood burger K dinner meal on the way back Talcott said Proponents said they would have to wait for Amtrak to study the plan further and meet with Union Pacific Railroad officials who own the track They also said if the proposal went as planned the route could be offered by spring and its success would hinge on how well the community and Amtrak marketed the service Talcott said Amtrak expected to meet again with local officials in several weeks to discuss the viability of the idea Members of the historic railroad society said they were supportive of the plan and added that the improvements to their facility they plan to begin in October would add to its success The society received about in federal funds to upgrade the train depot that was built in 1907 by Railroad Members said construction would include a new fence brick paving bollards and handicap accessible restrooms Bollards were used to secure a riders horse during the early western days This latest thing is icing on the said Jim Burns the groups president Well have a really nice depot for the train to stop at and not just be a One of the benefits of the plan is that Amtrak could put New Braunfels on its map of service destinations a factor that has drawn support from the Downtown Association and city officials If passengers get off the train theyll have to walk by said Pete Stocking an insurance agent and vice president of the Downtown Association who met with Amtrak officials this past week Then theyll go down Seguin Avenue and then theyll wander over to Treetops restaurant and look off of the bridge Theyll tell their friends about this train Elsie Berth George Elsie Bertha George of New Braunfels died Thursday July 24 1997 at the age of 99 Funeral services are Monday July 28 at 2 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Howard Thrift officiating Interment will follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park er FUNERAL HOME Gwen M Burt Gwen M Burt of New Braunfels died Tuesday July 22 1997 at McKenna Memorial Hospital She was born to Thomas Franklin McCoy and Linnie Woodall McCoy She was an avid gardener and left her mark in nature She came to New Braunfels in 1976 to manage the Prince Solms Inn and open Wolfgangs Keller then owned Mas Cafe After closing the cafe Gwen got her real estate agents license and through the years worked for Century 21 Mazy Properties ahd Lowmann Realty She is survived by her daughters Linda Ann Burt Reynoso of New Braunfels and Donna Dale Burt Crumpler of Houston grandchildren Natascha M Reynoso Munnings Sophia R Reynoso and Celso L Reynoso greatgranddaughter Asiah E Munnings Funeral services are Friday July 25 at at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Jim Behlig officiating Interment will follow in the Bracken Community Cemetery Mrs Burt will lie in state from noon Friday until service time at the funeral home Congratulations Gwen on doing it your way room police said adding they had no suspects New Braunfels Police investigated a report of a theft at the 1500 block of Lee Street Between Saturday and Wednesday of this week the residents reported that an acquaintance sjple their chain saw worth from their shed at Funily Swvtei FUNEftfL HOME David S Spain David S Spain died in New Braunfels on July 24 1997 at was born in Nashville Tenrt on December 23 of TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Cafeteria item 5 Mount 9 Fabric unit 13 Commuter vehicles 15 Zodiac animal 16 Mock butter 17 Dark gray 18 PoetMillay 19 Rocky Mountain people 20 Energy 21 Hoard 23 Wine holder 25 Gather leaves 26 Solitary ones 27 Hassock 30 Lodge 31 Dishonor 32 Try 37 Queen of the gods 38 Major artery 40 Roomy 41 Willing 43 City in Italy 44 Rip 45 checkers 47 Beach structure 50 up on obsessed by 51 Blithe Spirit playwright 52 Reputation 53 Place to hibernate 56 Fiery stone 57 Elevator pioneer 59 Wake 61 cgyptian goddess 62 Fastidious 63 Obtain wool 64 Goafsmilk cheese 65 Cloy 66 Small earring DOWN 1 Recipe amt 2 Govern 3 Memo inits 4 Up to now 5 Football team 6 Seas motion 7 French negative 8 Boa 9 Say Wrong 10 Church area 11 Coral formations 12 Give medicine to 14 Type of bagel 22 Alias 24 Green Gables girl 25 Type of candle 26 Loose threads 27 Industrial safety agcy PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED 71997 1997 United Feature Syndicate 28 The other ones 29 Weight of a container 32 Before 33 Filling with wonder 34 Depraved 35 Harem rooms 36 Descartes 38 Maroons 39 Gymnast Korbut 42 Slightly open 43 Prospectors 45 Untouched 46 Sing with closed lips 47 Grove 48 Look forward to 49 Light wood 51 Hairdo 52 Decree 53 Music for two 54 Jacobs twin 55 Social misfit 58 Afternoon gathering 60 Exclamations five children his parents were Altie Webber and Ernest Lynwood Spani He is survived by his wife Lucile Gate Spain two sons Dr David S Spain Jr of Portota Valley Calif and Michael Louis Spain of Braunfels three grandchildren David S Spain in Rebecca Louise Spain and Amanda Gate Spain and one brother Kenneth Craig Spain of Nashville Tenn Mr Spain grew up in Nashville and lived for extended periods of time in Prairie Village Kansas City Wyckoff Talbot County Md and New Braunfels Having lived in many parts of the United States during his 81 years he always thought of Tennessee where he grew up as home He attended Vanderbilt University where he earned a degree and a Masters degree in geology He worked as a petroleum geologist for the Carter Oil Co until the time of die Second World War Flying had been his greatest interest as he was growing up he soloed when he was 16 and continued to fly as much as possible during his college years With the onset of World War II Mr Spain turned to flying as his career first as an instructor at the Dar School of Aeronautics in Ponca City training British pilots for the Royal Air Force With the entry of the into World War II he joined Trans World Airlines to fly in the Air Transport Command with many interesting and dangerous assignments After the war he continued to fly for TWA initially as director of the program training pilots for TWAs new international division flying the new first at Reading then at Newcastle Wilmington Del Mr Spain flew the inaugural TWA flights into Madrid Rome and Athens After spending some years flying out of TWAs world headquarters in Kansas City Mr Spain became chief pilot of the domicile at Newark then chief pilot of the North Atlantic division with headquarters at what was then Idlewild Airport later to be Kennedy He also served as TWAs director of Flight Crew Contact Administration Until the time of his retirement in 1975 as ojjft most pilots he had flown as captain for TWA for 33 yem During the last 10 years of his flying career he flew around the world once a month This was something he truly loved He also took part in activities connected with his flying He served as chairman of the Kansas City Council Of the TWA Airline Pilots Association and was regional vice president of the national He wto a member of the 0X5 Club and the TWA Retired Pilots Association Ms Spain was a deacon in Second Presbyterian Church Kansas City Mo and an elder in the West Side Presbyterian Church Ridgewood He was a 32nd degree Mason and served as Master of Granite Lodge St Michaels Md An avid boatman he was an active member of the Palisades Yacht Club Englewood Poplar Island Yacht Club Talbot County and Miles River Yacht Club St Michaels Md He taught navigation courses for the Power Squadron in Ridgewood and was active in the Coast Guard Auxiliary in Easton Md Mr Spain was interested in the environment and was a member of the Nature Conservancy the Isaak Walton League and the Sierra Club Other hobbies included ham radio and barbershop singing One of his major interests was his connection with the Talbot County Md Kennel Club because of his work in obedience training With his beloved Shelties he earned many awards in obedience trials at shows in the eastern United States There will be a memorial service for friends in New Braunfels at 11 on Saturday July 26 1997 at New Braunfels Presbyterian Church Gifts in Mr Spains memory may be made to the Alzheimers Association 8546 Broadway Suite 110 San Antonio TX 78217 or New Braunfels Presbyterian Church 373 Howard Street New Braunfels Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Veronica Strempel Veronica Virgie Strempel age 93 of Belleville Illinois died Tuesday July 22 1997 in Belleville Illinois She was a former resident of New Braunfels She was born November 16 1903 in Texas to Adolph Kosub hoi V v s and Femia Ptoch Kosub She is the widow of Ferdinand F Strempel who died Oct 28 1985 marrying him March 12 1952 She was a member of the Catholic faith She is survived by two granddaughters Sherrie A Alexander of Belleville Illinois and Diedre of Reidsville two grandsons Richard Kramer of LaVernia Texas and Terrell Knuner of Kilgore Texas 13 greatgrandchildren plus numerous greatgreatgrandchildren The funeral service will be held Saturday July 26 1997 at 10 at Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Msgr Edward Bily officiating She will be buried at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park A rosary will be recited at 7 Friday July 25 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Doeppemchtnidt Funeral Home Recently Moved Getting Married New Baby Give us a call Chicken LIVE MUSK TOE 1HUR SoogWrittrt Nlght Alloriow FRI PnlRtd Oronp SAT lOOOMindi STUMPED Call for Answers Touchtow 01 Rotary Phones 95e per muiuw 19004543535 ext code 500 U mtr Oakwood Baptist CAarcA forties Yea to a Special Family Service Hew Srauttfels Civic Center 380 Seat A Segoitt Aw 9 1997 am Elements of a Healthy Family Child Care for birth through 4 yrs provided at Oakwood Baptist Church 2154 Loop 337 For More Information Contact the Church Office at   

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