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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 5, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                8A g HeraldZfiitung g 5 1997 Local Briefs Smtthfton Valley sponsor clinic Saturday The Smithson Valley High School junior varsity and varsity cheerleaders are sponsoring a cheerleading clinic on Saturday from to noon in the SVHS gymnasium Registration will be from 9 to The clinic includes learning a cheer chants and a dance Parents are invited to come watch the ending performance at The clinic is for ages 4 to 12 and the cost is Contact Jeanne Caffey at 9047273 for information Tickets stilll available for business trade show Tickets are still available for the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Business Trade Show The Sneak Preview will open at 6 Tuesday and closes at Ticket sales for the Sneak Preview close today The Sneak Preview will include upscale entertainment cocktails and hors doeuvres Door prizes will be On Wednesday the show will feature 66 booths door prizes noontime entertainment and a Happy Hour at with complimentary drinks and snacks as well as entertainment At the drawing for the grand prize will be broadcast on KGNB This years grand prize is a sevenday cruise for two to Cancun Cozumel and Honduras Parks department offers dog obedience course The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is offering Basic Dog Obedience classes at the Lamia Recreation Center Classes will be from to Mondays starting Monda and running through Oct 13 The fee is per participant Preregistration is required and will take place through Saturday at the Landa Recreation Center A copy of the dogs current rabies vaccine certificate is required All dogs must be a minimum of 6 months old For information call 6082167 Looking Back By ROSEMARIE LEISSNER GREGORY Special to the HeraldZeitung 125 years ago 1872 Translators Carl and Ethel Saur Retrospective Review of the founding and Life of the Neu Braunfelser Zeitung by Ferd Lindheimer Toward the end of the year 1851 a sizable number of local residents desired to establish a German newspaper here My friend Georg Dietz formerly the coeditor of the Neu Yorker Staatszeitung was in Frederiscksburg and it was believed that he would accept the editorship of the new local paper When this did not work out a Mr Lockmann from San Antonio was selected as editor His sudden death ended that hope At a meeting of local citizens in early 1852 A Rossy Pastor Ervendberg and Ferd Lindheimer were nominated as candidates for the editorship of the paper Ferd Lindheimer was elected by unanimous vote and accepted the obligatory terms of the agreement The money needed to purchase the needed printing equipment and supplies was to be collected through subscriptions actually The form for the receipt which 1 was to give for these subscriptions read as follows Received from Mr the amount of X Dollars as his subscription towards the raising of a fund for the publication of a German paper in this The total bill for the equipment and supplies amounted to including freight The amount from subscriptions totaled plus that from a benefit concert altogether This left a deficit of which 1 provided out of my own pocket When after many delays the first issue of the Neu Braunfelser Zeitung was printed in November 1852 many of those who had contributed money to establish the Zeitung demanded that this money be applied to individual subscriptions advertising and press work These original contributions could never be considered to be for shares or stock in the newspaper as the wording of the receipt shows this clearly This is a concise story of the basic events involved with the founding of the Neu Branfelser Zeitung 1 have revealed these to show how difficult it is to gain support for a publicgood undertaking through voluntary financial contributions I owe little gratitude to the public for their support in establishing the Neu Braunfelser Zeitung except for these three gentlemen F Moureau A Forcke Baetge who advanced me an interestfree loan for this enterprise Translated excerpts from an article by Ferd Lindheimer when he retired as editor of the Zeitung 100 years ago 1897 Translator Lottie Nebergall Miller Mr Jos Willmann of Four Mile Creek has been offered for his patent for a knife to expose the corn ear and to cut it up The sale of the knife in the state of Texas will be handled by Mr Willmann Hemrich the 20yearold son of Th Meckel of Four Mile Creek was attacked by a horse on the Huebinger farm near San Antonio and was severely injured Single men can find furnished or unfurnished rooms to rent by asking for information at the Zeitung office 75 years ago Arlene Krueger Seales BOOZE POWDER WARNING Washington Aug 21 Home brewers and anti Volsteadcans beware the booze powder is the warning sent broadcast by the post office department in a recent circular For stemming a tide of dehydrated Recently Moved Getting Married New Baby Give us a call alcoholic beverages of reminiscent names is a steady job of the fraud section of the department Using the names of German certain German concerns have distributed hundreds of thousands of circulars in the United for one dollar only Rhine wine Moselle sherry port Tokay in a dried form says thepost office department From the powder a gallon or two of the beverage indicated on the package can be made the circulars claim 50 years ago Betty Pfeuffer Triesch The Commission Honorifica Mexicana of New Braunfels presents to the people of the City and County of Comal and to the public in general the candidates for Queen and Princesses of the Mexican celebration of Mexicos Independence Day to be celebrated Sept 13 through Sept 16 1947 The candidates are Misses Aurora Saenz Estela Rodriguez Evalgeline Pruneda Beatrice Villarreal Eliza Vallejo Natalie Villela and Beatrix Cedillo The girls have been working with much enthusiasm for this contest The contest will close at a dance to take place at the Fair Grounds Hall The girl with the majority of votes with all of them present with the Committee of the contest will be the Queen of the Fiesta and the rest will be Princesses of the Queen according to their vote The Gay entertained with a Hen Party on Wednesday Aug 20 1947 All eligible Hens went scratching in Ruth and Jimmy Hailes garden on the cool Comal River During the morning several games of Tango were enjoyed by all 25 years ago 1972 Myra Lee Adams Goff Sul Ross State University business administration professor formerly of New Braunfels has been selected for inclusion in the first edition of the Worlds Whos Who of Women to be published in 1973 by Melrose Press Ltd of Cambridge England She is Dr Lois Helen Cole who joined the Sul Rosa faculty in 1970 A native from Bonham Dr Cole holds her BA degree from North Texas State University of Texas Prior to joining the Sul Ross business administration faculty she was director of business education and professor of business administration at Angelo State University She also has taught in public schools at Kingsville Trinity New Braunfels and Blanco in Texas and at Midwestern University and Texas Tech In addition she served as teacher and assistant principal of the Army Dependents School in Rochetbrt France for one year and has traveled extensively through Asia Jordan Lebanon Africa Egypt and Mexico The executive committee of the Alamo Area Council of Governments will meet Wednesday Sept 13 at 2 at the New Braunfels Civic Center the first time AACOGs governing body has conducted one of its regular sessions outside of San Antonio Comal County Judge Max Wommack will act as host for the meeting which was decided on by the executive committee in August following a suggestion by AACOG Chairman Carol Haberman that the meeting site be altered several times yearly to allow the group to visit other counties Bexar County has traditionally been the site for meetings because of its central location in the Alamo region Three more girls have entered the Comal County Fair Queen Contest for a total of six entries Naming of the title winner will be at Wednesday Sept 27 at the Fairgrounds Most recent entries are Debra Elder of Canyon High School and Kathy Ferguson and Ginger Kathleen Coburn of New Braunfels High Kathy is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Murray Ferguson Mr and Mrs Sherry Hill are the parents of Ginger and Debras parents are Mr and Mrs Martin Dean Jr To enter the contest girls should call Mrs Evans 6256254 Five persons were arrested for possession of marijuana at Kanzs Store at Saltier Sunday evening by sheriffs deputies The five including a 14yearold girl were arrested for the alleged possession of marijuna cigarettes by Deputies Carl Evenisch and Harry Carpenter at I girl was turned over to the juvenile officer and released to her parents in Kirby The other four were arraigned by Justice of the Shefman and released on bond each We are going to win more than we according to the new athletics director and head football coach at NBHS Bob Gill the kids have got a lot of pride and a lot of character they want to win as bad as any group Ive ever seen The Unicorns begin their nondistrict play Friday night when they travel to Fredericksburg The Billies will be seeking revenge for their defeat at the hands of the Unicorns last year when the NB team outswam them in a game played in torrential rains We intend to go to the air probably 40 per cent of the time this the coach said Tuesday We are starting Gary Bob Smith at quarterback He has a real strong arm and we are improving on his accuracy he has a tendency to let up and get in trouble We have three Ceramic Floor Tile SALE Saltillo Tile Ceramic Saltillo Grey Stone Tile Green Marbelized 65 pc 99 sq ft ft Boerne Showroom 830 9818559 MetrO 1997 BUSINESS TRADE SHOW SEPT 9 SNEAK PREVIEW NIGHT 6 SEPT 10TRADE SHOW TICKETS AVAILABLE AT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OFFICE OR CALL 6252385 Register on Wednesday to Win the Grand Door Prize 7 Day Cruise for 2 to Cancun Cozumel Honduras Sponsored by CruiseOne El Nopalito Restaurant New Braunfels Factory Stores HELD w THE NEW BfuiMFas Civic CENTER Sponsored by ihe New Braunicls Chamber or Commerce real good receivers The best is probably Sterling Woody at tight end John Kaufmann is good and Mirk Hampton has real good hands Our deep threat is Leroy Brown Hes got real good speed and if he ever gets behind you its six points This is the first year Gill has coached high school football having come here from a post as assistant coach at the University of Texas El Paso The biggest difference I have found between coaching college and high school is that the highschool kids want to Gill said The college kids think they know it Provided hv Comal County SHILOH HILL HOMES INC 4811 Hwy281 North Spring Branch TX 78070 1 8882774696 Mo 10 Down APR 360 Months Historical Corn iss ion ami hiseum and Archives ME Bridging the Between the Doctors Office and the Emergency Room New Braunfels Minor Emergency We do ALL KINDS PHYSICALS 226 N UNION 6093413 Hours MF 109 Sat 105 antr Authentic German and American Food Atmosphere Entertainment for the Whole Family 1 Large Selection of Domestic Imported Beer Gift Shop Indoor Outdoor Dining Six Foot Sandwich New Braunfels Village Brass Band Cassette Now Available in our Gift Shop BlERGARTEN ENTERTAINMENT September Sat 6 Bohemian Dutchmen Sat 13 Oma the Oompahs Sun 14 Brs Band Reh Sat 20 Littl Fishermen Orchestra Sat 27 Cloverleaf Orchestra FALL HOURS FridayOpen 5 Saturday Sunday Open 12 Noon LOCATED NEXT TO SCHLITTERBAHN RESORT OFFICE Reading ducation generally speaking is why Im in this field Its not because of the coaching end and the athletic end Our primary objective is to help kids get a better education our job here is to help kids get a good New Braunfels HeraldZeitung September is National Literacy Month   

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