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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 30, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Saturday December 30 2000 I INCJ Page 3A 1A and vehicle taxes for 19 taxing entities within the county There are 22 employees in the tax department which has a satel lite office in Sattler Outside Clennans office Friday employees were especially busy collecting taxes and it helped their day go by quickly Monday Sherman Krause the new county tax will be sworn into office The paneled room Clennan cleared Friday will be his Clennan answered a phone and transferred a customer to the clerk She glanced through the win dow toward the counter outside and the line of customers paying taxes Folks are getting their taxes paid by the end of the year so they can deduct them for Clennan said They have until the end of They also could have mailed their tax payment in and been eli gible for the deduction as long as it was postmarked by today They could mail them but they like to come in They come down ELS HERALDZEITUNG Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Saturday by the New Bnamfels Herald Zeitung USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Comal County Texas 781311328 Periodical postage paid by the New HemldZeitung in New Braunfels Texas Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three months six months one year Senior Citizen Discounts by car rier delivery only six months one year Mail delivery outside Comal County in Texas three months six months one year Mail outside Texas six months one year Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by 6 am Tuesday through Friday and by 7 Saturday and Sunday can call 830 6259144 POSTMASTER Send address changes to the New Braunfels HemldZeitung Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Tx 781311328 because they like the personal Clennan said She has had other visitors though delivering personal touch es of their own There have been more people who have come in here and say Its not going to be the Clennan said They come through the doors and say that They give me a On the desk was a card Clennan had not packed It was from a Garden Ridge couple who identi fied themselves as Republicans who voted for her a Democrat in a county where not many are left Those two votes and others like them were nof enough to over come the first serious Republican challenge mounted against Clennan in her time in office The couple thanked Clennan for the job she had done and like the people who came through her door told her how much she would be missed Its nice to know Im making these Clennan said One of those friends is Sherman Krause I know his grandparents Hes from a good family We never had any bad words during the cam Clennan said He has been by the office and talked to the employees and Clennan said Krause taking the time to meet the staff would ease the transition Krause will do a good job Clennan said I wish him well This is our county and our people Ill still be coming down to visit my she said Clennan now will have more time to look after her husband Joe who has Alzheimers Disease and is being cared for in a local nursing facility She spends each evening after work with him and others in his unit who have no visitors until the end of visiting hours Those are the ones I feel the worst Clennan said Weve always had people help ing children and thats right we should But the elderly need to have Clennan said Final sale Montgomery Ward an Institution In American retailing announced Thursday that It would close Its doors and file for bankruptcy Company chronotofy Aaron Montgomery Ward founds the first dry goods mallorder catalog business The companys first catalog lists 163 Items ItTB Company coins the phrase Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money 1883 Companys catalog lists Items 1900 Records million In sales but falls behind Sears Roebuck which generates million 1926 First freestanding retail store opens in Plymouth Ind 1928 Opens 244 stores By 1929 it has 531 stores 1939 Advertising copywriter Robert L May develops character and illustrated poem Rudolph the RedNosed Reindeer for company executives 1988 Company merges with Container Corp of America to form Maroor Inc Marcor is later acquired by Mobil Oil Corp 1988 Management undertakes successful billion leveraged buyout making Montgomery Ward a privately held company 1991 Resumes mailorder catalog business 1994 Montgomery Ward opens first Electric Avenue More stores acquires New England retail chain Lechmere 1997 Company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy 1999 QE Capital purchases Montgomery Ward brings it out of bankruptcy Company abandons specialty store design and begins offering moderately priced apparel electronics and furniture 2000 Montgomery Ward announces plan to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection shutter 250 stores in 30 states Montgomery Ward to close stores file for Chapter 11 BY MARTHA IRVINE AP Business Writer CHICAGO AP Montgomery Ward the 128yearold retailer that helped invent mailorder and ran stores in 30 states is closing after losing cus tomers to newer chains from Target to the Gap It was a somber day for the companys workers Ollie Allen a 40year company employee who spent her last 10 years as a telecommunications supervisor ip Chicago said she was surprised to learn Thursday that she no longer had a job Its been a good company for said Allen who was among the scores of employees filing out of the compa nys headquarters with boxes in hand after being told the news I sent three kids to A former manager mourned the clo sure as well A lot of effort has gone into trying to save the Sid Doolittle a Chicagobased retail consultant who was a Ward executive for 28 years said Montgomery Ward has not made any final decisions about closing dates for its 250 stores or its 10 distribution cen ters company spokeswoman Joyce Pembcrton said Friday The companys Web site was broken into Friday morning by hackers who posted a bogus notice saying stores will close Jan 15 Hope for the struggling chain had been rekindled in August 1999 when the company emerged frpm a previous stint of Chapter 11 bankruptcy announcing a plan to revamp many of its stores But heavy competition from chains such as WalMart Home Depot Best Buy Target and the Gap proved to be too much for the veteran retailer Sadly todays action is unavoid Montgomery Ward CEO Roger Goddu said in a statement citing weak holiday sales as the clincher for the decision Montgomery Wards action came two days after Massachusettsbased dis count retailer Bradlees announced that it too was going out of business About a fifth of the Wards stores had been updated But analysts said it was too little too late OBITUARIES MITCHELL Eugene Gene D Mitchell of Canyon Lake passed away Thursday Dec 28 2000 at McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels at the age of 66 years A memorial service is sched uled for 2 Sunday Dec 31 2000 at St Andrew Lutheran Church at Canyon Lake with the Rev Jere Kimmel officiating Memorials can be sent to the char ity of ones choice Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at Canyon Lake KANZ Patricia R Kanz passed away on Thursday Dec 28 2000 in New Braunfels at the age of 66 years She is survived by one son James Kanz of New Braunfels brothers Malcolm Hoffmann and wife Vernell of San Antonio Harold Hoffmann and wife Kathleen of New Braunfels and Allen Hoffmann and Cassie McKeen of New Braunfels sistersinlaw Lorene Krueger and husband Karlo of New Braunfels and Patsy Meckel and husband Charles of Canyon Lake aunt Lillian Seekatz of New Braunfels and numerous nieces and nephews Visitation will begin at 3 Saturday with the family pre sent from 5 to 7 to greet friends There will be no visitation on Sunday or Monday Services will be at 2 Tuesday in the Zoeller Funeral Home with inter ment to follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park The family has requested that memorial con tributions be given to Hospice New Braunfels or St Paul Lutheran Church FUNERAL HOME JACKSON Royce Jackson passed away on Friday Dec 29 2000 at his resi dence in Wheelock Texas at the age of 63 years He is survived by his five daughters Jessica Lindson Stephanie Hell Heather Kellum Susan Holt and Tammy Jackson sons Allen Jackson Scott Jackson Shawn Jackson and Saul Jackson 22 grandchildren one great grandchild numerous brothers and one sister Mr Jackson was preceded in death by his mother Sylvia Lorraine Trivitt father Jesse Fredrick Jackson and one brother Donald Jackson Visitation will begin 8 Saturday and continue until ser vice time Services will be at 11 Saturday at the Zoeller Funeral Home with interment to follow in the Bracken Community Cemetery The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to the American Lung Association FUNERAL HOME ORTIZ Funeral arrangements are pend ing at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Anita Ortiz age 78 years who passed away Friday Dec 29 2000 in San Antonio Texas FUNERAL HOME LEIGH Funeral arrangements are pend ing at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Mindy Leigh a former resi dent of Canyon Lake who passed away in Connecticut on Thursday Dec 28 2000 TUNERfiL HOME Magnificent Estate Auction in San Marcos Texas 30 IftOO SUNDAY DECEMBER PREV1EW One hour prior to cach Strict Deed Restrictions Require us to Move This Auction to the San Marcos Activity Center Exceptional 2Day Auction with Something for Everyone Rugs Home Furnishings Paintings Crystal Bronzes Fine Jewelry Porcelain More ES Western afterdeath castings by F Remington CM Russell such as State Coach Coming Through the Rye big collection of art deco t classic bronzes life size pair of bronze lions life size Blind luftice FINE JEWELRY Rings necklaces watches pendants dia mond cluster rings up to 9 Ct 112 Ct tennis bracelets collection of estate iewelry 1BK A SS Rotex over 200 lots of jewelry Handmade including antique semiantique like new Mariz Bokara Baluchi Hariz etc PARTIAL LISTING SMALU Cut glass tea sets pattern glass crystal many more items too numerous to mention artifacts i bom Collection of OW Masters 18th19th Century paintings some newer oils in carved gold frames Western 4 other prints more FURNITURE King Chippendale canopy bed nightstands triple pedestal conference table chairs mahagony carved console antique English bedroom set marble top inlay 18th Century English heavy carved buffet French sofa chain 1900s oak buffet 8 carved oneof akind table chairs king Rococo bed stools curio cabinets Chippendale partners desk tea tables more UUUftH Art artifacts Navaio pottery iewelry Kachina dolls Art glass Design Guild crystal etc AUCTION LOCATION San Marcos Activity Center 501 East Hopkins San Marcos Texas Phone 512 3938280 Michael Tsybulnik Auctioneer Tuulictf II7I7 IHNfc Cull M CWik WU Oiicwcf ID lupn Prtwim AniiMiiictiMiiu al auction iujxrctde all pftvioui innouncirotnu Babies on Parade SPECIAL EDITION 20 Page Tab To be published January 28th If your child grandchild nephews or nieces were born in the year 2000 they are applicable for the SPECIAL EDITION of Babies on Parade A panel of judges will choose four winners that will be featured in a full page cover back cover and 2 in the centerfold They will also receive trophies Need riot be from this area Mail the coupon below along with and a copy of childs birth certificate for EACH child who appears in photo or come in person to Ni 707 Landa Street Biaunfels TX 7SI30 Deadline to enter Photos January 11th Baby Place of Birth Weight at Birth Parent Names Grandparents Credit Card Length Expiration Date Circle oneut using credit Signature F Check Money Order
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