New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, June 12, 2007, Page 4

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

June 12, 2007

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 12, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas Page'4 - IHer^p-Zeitung-iliesday, June it'M7 FORUM Herald-Zeitung Serving New Bratmfch ami Comai County since ISS2. New Braunfels Zeitung was founded 1852; New Braunfels Herald was founded 1890. The two papers merged in 1957 and printed in both German and English until 1958. Managing Editor Gerard MacCrossan Editor and Publisher DougToney Circulation Director Jeff Fowler Advertising/Marketing Director Chuck Evers Business Manager Valerie Shields News Editor Kerl Kirby Letter to the Editor Memorial Day event was success because of community support lb the editor: When we receive the results we desire to make an event successful we must take into consideration individuals who contributed to the success. First of all, the residents of New Braunfels and the surrounding areas that numbered more than 200 that attended the Memorial Day ceremony at the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park. They took the time to remember our fallen heroes. Our legion and auxiliary appreciated your support, which was outstanding. We thank the memorial park staff for their assistance, which always makes the ceremony run smoothly. Our appreciation to Rusty Brockman, Col. Sill, Charlie Ruppert and the New Braunfels High School Marine JROTC for their participation and for making our ceremony successful. My thanks to the Guadalupe Valley American Legion, Post 35 for placing the small grave flags at the cemetery. I want to give a generous thank you to our Guadalupe Valley American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 35 for helping, arranging and presenting the actual Today in History By The Associated Press Today is Tuesday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2007. There are 202 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 12,1987, President Reagan, during a visit to the divided German city of Berlin, publicly challenged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall." On this date: In 1665, England installed a municipal government in New York, formerly the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam. In 1776, Virginia's colonial legislature became the first to adopt a Bill of Rights. In 1898, Philippine nationalists declared independence from Spain. In 1939, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum was dedicated in Cooperstown, N.Y. In 1957, bandleader Jimmy Dorsey died in New ' York at age 53. In 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers was fatally shot in front of his home in Jackson, Miss.; he was 37. (In 1994, Byron De La Beckwith was convicted of murdering Evers and sentenced to life in prison; he died in 2001.) Memorial ceremony. Continue to pray for our active duty personnel and remember to fly your flag June 14. JoanP.Helmke, Secretary ALA Unit 35, New Braunfels Oak Run stories were helpful Tb the editor: The Herald-Zeitung has provided a great service to the residents of Oak Run and to the community at large by publishing these stories on the attempt to close off the walkway connecting the subdivision and Oak Run School. The planning and zoning commission only provided notice to the immediate property owners, and the alleged "neighborhood association" refused to get involved for the simple reason that it is controlled by the developer (who seeks to close off the walkway). Many of us attempted to spread the word on our own, but we really appreciate the newspaper's assistance. Steve Moninger, New Braunfels Symphony's New Braunfels performance was delightful We were totally entertained during the performance of the San Antonio Symphony in their Sounds of Summer program at the Civic Center on the Friday of Memorial Day weekend. The evening was a delight. The talented musicians presented lively music that included patriotic favorites, spirited marches, and many familiar, toe tapping selections. It kept a smile on the face. Of equal delight was the orchestra's conductor, David In-Jae Cho. What a great conductor and vivacious audience pleaser. Our smiles turned to laughter as he pleasantly joked with the audience and had us participating in various ways throughout the performance. This was their third annual free performance in New Braunfels. What a great opportunity to hear another quality musical event right here in town. We are already looking forward to next year. Doyle and Raxolin Krueger, New Braunfels United States Government PRESIDENT � George W. Bush 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20500 SENATE � Kay Bailey Hutchison Russell Senate Office Building Room 284 Washington, D.C. 20510 Telephone: (202) 224-5922 Fax: (202) 224-0776 Web: http://hutchison.senate.govy (Send e-mails through Web site.) SAN ANTONIO OFFICE: 145 Duncan Drive, Suite 120 San Antonio 78226 Telephone: (210) 340-2885 Fax: (210) 349-6753 � John Cornyn Russell Senate-Hart Room 517 Washington, D.C. 20510 Telephone: (202) 224-2934 Fax: (202) 228-2856 Web: http://cornyn.senate.gov/ (Send e-mails through Web site.) AUSTIN OFFICE: 221 West Sixth St., Suite 1530 Austin 78701 Telephone: (512) 469-6034 Fax: (512) 469-6020 SAN ANTONIO OFFICE: 600 Navarro, Suite 210 San Antonio 78205 Telephone: (210) 224-7485 Fax: (210) 224-8569 CONGRESSMAN � Lamar Smith Ray burn House Office Building Room 2409 Washington, D.C. 20515 Telephone: (202) 225-4236 Fax: (202) 225-8628 Web address: http://lamarsmith.house.gov/ (Send e-mails through Web site.) SAN ANION JO OFFICE: 1100 NE Loop 410, Suite 640 San Antonio 78209 Telephone: (210) 821-5024 Fax: (210) 821-5947 � Henry Cuellar 1404 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 Telephone: (202)225-1640 Fax: (202) 225-1641 Web address: http://www.house.gov/cuellar SAN ANTONIO OFFICE: 1149 E. Commerce St., Suite 210 San Antonio 78205 Telephone: (210) 271-2851 Fax: (210) 277-6671 Oral fermytlfey is hard to maintain Doroteo Rodriguez and son Dagoberto have been doing research on their family that goes back to Mexico, where records are hard to find. To this point most of their history has been passed on by word of mouth, but as family members moved away from New Braunfels, it became harder and harder to Around the Museum and Archives By Myra Lee Adams Goff [email protected] keep up with them. Dago is computer wise and is working with several family search programs. So far, the search goes only to Teo's grandparents, Senaido Lopez and Eusebia Quiroz. From San Luis Potosi, Mexico, their family came through Laredo in the late 1800s.They heard about the Walter Zipp farm in Schumannsville from friends and moved there in1906. Zipp's primary crops were cotton and corn. The Lopez, Quiroz, Vasquez, Castillo and Gonzales families, who still have descendants in NB, all lived and worked on the Zipp property. They were sharecroppers and migrant workers. A sharecropper is one who plows the fields, plants the crops and then shares the profit with the owner. On the other hand, a migrant worker moves with the crops. Benita, Teo's mother, was born on the Zipp farm in 1906. In 1911,5-year-old Santos Rodriguez and his family arrived on the farm and Benita and Santos were destined to become man and wife. In 1922, they were married at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in a formal wed- r-r* , d 6 dingceremo-J[f)e Q^

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