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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 11, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page January Recalling a restaurant shaped like a coffee pot Around the Museum and Archives By Myra Lee Adams Goff Activities at the Sophienburg have finally slowed down a little bit after the After Nicholas made his presence known to a huge crowd of children and their Everyone is now getting back to the work of the The last column about World War II was such a heavy subject about such a sad time that I decided to lighten up and write about one of those historically unimportant but unique stories from the same time The story is signifi cant only because it shows the naivete of children 60 years ago and how adults dealt with Read on to find out about eight 12year old girls who had only Shirley Temple on the Good Ship Lollipop as a role Eight girls who entered New Braunfels High School as seventh graders in 1943 got together and formed a club for what we believed was the betterment of the Besides there was Martha Jo Kath leen Arlene Rosemarie Ellie Mitzi Nuhn and Betty Ann Timmer We laughingly named this club the Eight Date As we were neither dating nor bait We would meet at each others houses to discuss school activities and The telephone was a won derful Then we would just giggle and hang With todays Caller we would be in big When we got together we acted out the latest movie like Tarzans She was particularly intrigu We were the Janes of NB in Landa Tarzan was nowhere That big tree that still hangs over the water by the childrens wad ing pool provided a great jungle setting with its big grape We would climb up there and swing down on the what tun We had little financial enterprises that involved mostly selling stuff to our We had accumulat ed 65 Dont knock it it would be at least these This sum was kept by the treasurer in a decorated tin BandAid our money was burning a hole in the so we decided that we would look into purchas ing a Out on Old Highway 81 on the way to San Antonio was an slender building shaped like a coffee It was three stories and had been a restaurant built in 1938 by Simon Amelia Mendiola and Joe Villarreal It was closed and for sale and would make a perfect It just so happened that the mayor of New Pete was the father of one of the so we walked to the City Hall to see if he could help us with this business He didnt Go away or Im too but at just about closing time we all stuffed in his car no seat belts and drove to the Coffee Pot Disregarding the NO piled out of the car and into this delightful After much we came to the consensus that we would indeed buy Our lack of money didnt seem to thwart our The next the mayor sadly informed us The Coffee Pot Cafe is seen here in the year it was Restau rant own ers Simon Amelia Mendiola and Joe Villarreal pose Photo submitted that the building was not for sale because it was con We never attempt ed a real estate transaction Some things just stay with you I still sing our to the tune of Tra La La Boom De WearetheEDBs Of dear old NB Hi And we are full of pep That you cannot Do you think Im making up this story go to the Sophienburg or the Herald Zeitung and turn to page 20 of their Images You can buy it at either Comments to sophien burg@sbcglobal.net. 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