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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 4, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                8A o HerafdZelturfg O Thursday December Give gift of life at blood drive Give the precious gift of life this holiday season at one of two New Braunfels community blood drives scheduled Tuesday at Kirkwood Manor from 9 to 2590 Loop 337 in the parking lot and at Colonial Manor from to 821 Highway 81 West in the parking lot The community is invited to participate at either one of the blood drives Anyone between 17 and 72 years of age who weighs at least 110 pounds and is in good general health is encouraged to give the gift of life a pint of blood The holiday season is a difficult time for the community blood supply Donors and their family members may be eligible for coverage in the Blood Benefit Plan This plan provides financial assistance for South Texas Blood and Tissue Center blood processing fees not covered by insurance for the donor and eligible family members There are some exceptions to this plan To provide a better service the STBTC requests all donors show proper identification before beginning the donation process Proper identification should include the donors name plus one of the following date of birth Social Security number or photo Everyone is encouraged to ask about an donor card For information about the blood drives please call Sue Hodges at 6200509 for Kirkwood Manor or Iris Bowden at 6257526 for Colonial Manor Looking Back BY ROSEMAR1E LEISSNER GREGORY Special to the HeraldZeitung 125 years ago 1872 Translators Carl and Ethel Saur Christoph Mertze announces he is selling out On Thursday in the home of Mrs Fechneron Mill Street he will sell his cabinet maker tools plus some walnut furniture The New Braunfels Gymnastic Society will present two plays in the Saengerhalle on Sunday at Admission is 50 cents and a dance follows A number of urge Capt Emil Kellner to accept the position of city marshal 100 years agb 1897 Translator Lottie Nebergall Miller There is a group of mules and horses at Kesslers farm in which a fine stallion is included They will be sold at low prices See Herm Floege for more information A large selection of cigars has just arrived at the Phoenix Saloon Musical instruments of all sorts pianos zithers and trumpets can be found at Emil Voelcker 75 years ago Arlene Krueger Scales THE RED greatest mother on just now is in need of money to carry out her plans for helping suffering humanity If you are not now a member of this body of humanitarians hasten to join the great army by leaving either silver or paper with Dr Bielstein or Mrs Frieze who will take pleasure in enrolling you Bruno Rose this week sold the south San Antonio Street grocery to Chris Herry and will give possession on the first of the month Meyer of Bay City Monday bought out the Pete Roobis fruit stand and confectionery on the corner of San Antonio and Seguin streets Mr Roobis will continue the wholesale fruit department of the business having found it was growing to such proportions they could not give the retail department the attention it required Ed Staats made a business trip through the country as far as Johnson City last sveek in the interests of Staats Bros wholesale cigar department and reports that at the latter city they had one of the finest bunches of fat turkeys coralled that he had ever seen Staats Bros are rapidly increasing their sales in cigars and the careful attention they give to the interests of their customers is extending their territory extensively The Senior Class has selected a very neat class ring designed by Victor Roth the Jeweler Eugene Henne was among those from the State University who were here to take in the Armistice celebration 50 years ago Betty Pfeuffer Triesch News has been received from the The power of U Photo submitted The employees and corporate office of Checks in the Mail presented donations totaling to the United Way of Comal County Back row from left are Dom DeMao Julie Villareal Amy Walker and Brian Foster front row from left are Angle Calderon United Way president Cheryl Brerner Patty Flanders and Gary Lenard Not pictured is Dana Dukes Photo submitted The employees of WalMart raised along with the WalMart corporation to be donated to United Way of Comal County Pictured from left are Dawn Williams Ellen Bales Liz Bustos Lisa Aguirre Red Myers and United Way President Cheryl Breme Club Notes Qay Forties Members of the Gay Forties social club met recently in the home of Nancy and Jack Krueger for an Autumn Tea at the Krueger Ranch Approximately 80 ladies attended The guests were treated to a variety of tea foods that included endive boats filled with egg salad miniapple turnovers minipumpkin tarts and openfaced sandwiches RussiafTtea hot tea and coffee were served Each member and guest had the opportunity to select from a variety of Ceylon Tea gift boxes The flavors included raspberry peach black currant jasmine lemon mint Earl Gray and English breakfast Sarah Rayfield Chairman of the event briefly reminded the members of the clubs origin that it was formed by the Monday Bridge Club for the entertainment of New Braunfels ladies In 1940 a list of 80 members was selected with the maximum membership of 150 attained in 1974 Sarah recognized nine members of the 1940 ear who were attending the tea that day and presented each with a small remembrance Those members present were Lola Richards 1940 Nell Leissner 1940 Lucille Oberkampf 1942 Ruth Doeppenschmidt 1943 Edna Zipp 1943 Mary Keys 1946 Ruth Heitkamp 1948 Mary Adel Schneider 1948 and Sue Jack Krueger gave a short history of the Ranch house as part of the program Chairman Rayfield was assisted by her committee members Dorothy Nolle Nancy Krueger Rose Marie Zipp Ruth Heitkamp Ruth Hubbard Allene Wofford Margo Green and Dana Riedel Guests were Marcia McGlothlin Patsy Long and Mary Ann Stotzer Also helping to make the party a success were Walter Heitkamp Eddie Nolte Jack Krueger and Bob Rayfield who assisted the ladies in the parking area St Anns Christian Mothers St Anns Christian Mothers Society of Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church held their annual Thanksgiving Luncheon on Nov 20 1997 at noorf at the Hall Approximately 58 members and guests enjoyed the wonderful meal Two new members were received into the society Lucille Isaacs and Dorothy Hildebrand Msgr Edward Bily gave the presentation Maxine Reininger Gertrude Schwab and Doris Acker received bud vases with flowers in honor of their celebration of 50 years of marriage When a member has been married for 50 years they are presented with a lovely white statue of the Madonna The three recipients will receive the statues at a later date The members gave a big hand to Carol Belton Ray Kaufman who were so kind to install the baby changing table in the ladies restroom of the church Christian Mothers bought and donated the table The nominating committee for the new officers are Maxine Reininger Ardith Miller arid Florence Riedel They will present the slate of nominees to be voted on at the Dec 18 meeting Myra Ebert thanked all those who donated to the SOS food bank She has previously taken 260 pounds to the food bank not including the amount donated at the The meeting was closed with a prayer Area Supervisor Miss Billie Williamson at Austin that Miss Betty Simon had been elected president of the Homemakers of American Area XII of the Texas Association Dr John K Schafer and Specht have been nominated to succeed Mrs Florence Balch resigned chairman of the Comal County American Red Cross Election will take place at the Comal County Courtroom on Thursday Dec 4 between 7 and 9 oclock Mrs Balch revealed this Nominating Committee was Nowotny president of the Chamber of Commerce Herbert Schneider president Junior Chamber of Commerce and Jon Eikel post commander the American Legion The following account is taken from an article published in the Women printed in Chicago and is the work of Mrs Edna Faust secretary of the New Braunfels Womens Bowling Association This article attempts to trace the history of bowling in this city especially as pertaining to the feminine tlrst became a form of recreation in 1867 in pioneer New Braunfels when one alley was built The game of nine pins was rolled exclusively with a handball containing no holes At this time the king pin was inches higher than the others and had a knob on ladies joined the men in this sport in 1890 when a league was formed which met in the afternoons Then Friday was designated as family night and also became a weekly event The game of nine pins is still enjoyed by the ladies young and old on Thursday time to time additions were built and by 1937 the Social Club boasted eight alleys In the same year on October 18 the first Ladies Tenpin League was organized with six teams and this group continued to bowl until 1940 when the ladies became so enthusiastic that 16 teams were Sept 12 1946 the local organization joined the WIBC under the guidance of Mrs Helen Baetz of San highest game rolled on the local alleys was on Sept 19 1938 by Stella Timmermann with 266 On Aug 6 1946 the Edna Faust team warmed the lanes with a game of 943 the highest to date Audrey Hinman 185 Leona Barth 182 Marvin Albrecht 185 Amy Henne 183 Edna Faust scoring was repeated in 47 when Lillian Ludwig rolled a 257 game and Valeska Schleicher laced out a 590 series On Sept 23 Agnes Bose picked the 3710 split while on a neighboring lane Sis Jung won for her team by picking the 3910 triangle Averages range from 112 to 173 but win or lose the sport of bowling continues from way back to be a favorite form of amusement The fact that it was Friday and the 13th in a series of games with Seguin in which they had won the first 12 signally failed to impress the Unicorns as they trampled Seguin Matadors and Seguin hopes of a turnthetide victory into the mud of Unicorn Stadium last week by a 330 score that elevated New Braunfels into the second place winner in District 35A Lockhart Lions being the champions JITTERBUG CONTEST at GRUENES HALL Saturday and DANCE To the Music of Moonlight Ramblers First Prize Second Prize Everybody Swing Your Partner 25 years ago 1972 Myra Lee Adams Goff Claudia Hagen was chosen New Braunfels Junior Miss in the pageant held Saturday at the Civic Center The City of New Braunfels will be eligible for expanded subsidized flood insurance authorized as of Friday by the Office of Housing and Urban Development Sen Lloyd Bentsens Washington office informed the Herald Wednesday Mrs Canon secretary of the Red Cross Volunteers called the roll of 16 new members at a certification program Monday night Nov 20 in the main lounge of the Eden Home for the Aged Red Cross pins were presented by Mrs Henry C Fischer vicechairman of the Volunteers and certificates were awarded by Mrs T Paul Sides 16 new volunteers are Mrs Robert Bronar Mrs Dever Mrs David Fehlis Mrs Elmer H Gumper Mrs Raymond Hartman Mrs Hoffman Mrs Thomas P Hubbard Mrs Joe E Leavines Mrs Rubin Ludwig Mrs Morgan Mrs Sam Muir Mrs Erna Parsons Mrs Henry Schwarzlose Mrs Bruce Shepherd Mrs Joseph Venable and Mrs Arthur 97 active Red Cross volunteers assist at the Eden Home McKenna Memorial Hospital Oak Crest Inn Convalescent Center Colonial Manor Nursing Home with the Trainable Mentally Retarded program of New Braunfels Independent School district and the Educable Mentally Retarded program of Comal Independent School District They recently voted to also help with Partners in Educational Tutoring Submitted by the Comal County Historical Commission and the Sophienburg Museum and Help Us Play Santa To 200 Needy Families This Year By Contributing To The HeraldZeitung We accept contributions at our offices at 707 Lancia Street Please make checks payable to the HeraldZeitung Cheer Fund Names of the contributors will be published daily Arrangements for pick up of donated items can be made by contacting Circulation Director Carol Ann Avety 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Opening Doors and Hood TwoTone Paint Scheme Made of Quality DieCast Metal Scale 5215171 19 TOYS ARE FOR EVERYBODY 1500 East Court Sequin 3721222 87 Sun 105   

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