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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 12, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas                                june FORUM HeraldZeitung Serving New Braunfels anil Comal County since New Braunfels Zeitung was founded 1852 New Braunfels Herald was founded The two papers merged in 1957 and printed in both German and English until Managing Editor Editor and Circulation Director Director Business Manager News Editor wvwMfQ PMMCffwMMMt Chveklvert Iten 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 First of 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 They took the time to remember our fallen Our legion and auxiliary appreciated your which was We thank the memorial park staff for their which always makes the cer emony run Our appreciation to Rusty Charlie Ruppert and the New Braunfels High School Marine TROTC for their par ticipation and for making our ceremony My thanks to the Guadalupe Valley American Post 35 for placing the small grave flags at the ceme I want to give a generous thank you to our Guadalupe Valley American Legion Unit 35 for arranging and presenting the actual LETTER TO THE EDITOR Memorial ceremony Continue to pray for our active duty personnel and remember to fly your flag June Secretary AIA Unit New Braunfels Oak Run stories were helpful To the editor The HeraldZeitung 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 The planning and zoning com mission only provided notice to the immediate property 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 Many of us attempt ed to spread the word on our but we really appreciate the newspapers Steve New Braunfels Symphonys New Braunfels performance was delightful We were totally entertained during the perform ance of the San Antonio Symphony in their Sounds of Summer program at the Civic Center on the Fri day of Memorial Day The evening was a The talented musicians presented lively music that included patriotic spirited and many toe tapping It kept a smile on the Of equal delight was the orchestras David InJae What a great conductor and viva cious audience Our smiles turned to laugh ter as he pleasantly joked with the audience and had us participating in various ways throughout the per This was their third annual free performance in New What a great opportunity to hear another quality musical event right here in We are already looking forward to next Doyle and Roxolin New Braunfels TODAY IN HISTORY By The Associated Press Today is June the 163rd day of There are 202 days left in the Todays Highlight in History On June President during a visit to the divided German city of publicly challenged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down this On this date In England installed a municipal govern ment in New formerly the Dutch settlement of New In Virginias colonial legislature became the first to adopt a Bill of In Philippine nationalists declared inde pendence from In the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum was dedicated in In bandleader Jimmy Dorsey died in New York at age In civil rights leader Medgar Evers was fatally shot in front of his home in he was In Byron De La Beckwith was convicted of murdering Evers and sentenced to life in prison he died in United Statw QOWFftflUMIf PRESIDENT OKMMM BUBM 1600 Pennsylvania NW 20600 si NAT i KAY BAILCY HUTCHMON Russell Senate Office Building Room 284 20510 Telephone 202 2245922 Fax 202 2240776 Send emails through Web 145 Duncan Suite 120 San Antonio 78226 Telephone 210 3402885 Pax 210 3496753 JOHN CORNYN Russell SenateHart Room 517 20510 Telephone 202 2242934 Fax 202 2282856 Web Send emails through Web AUSTIN OFFICE 221 West Sixth Suite 1530 Austin 78701 Telephone 512 4696034 Fax 512 4696020 600 Suite 210 San Antonio 78205 Telephone 210 2247485 Fax 210 2248569 CONGRESSMAN LAMAR SMITH Rayburn House Office Building Room 2409 20515 Telephone 202 2254236 Fax 202 2258628 Web addraee Send emaiis through Web SAN ANTONIO OFFICE 1100 NE Loop Suite 640 San Antonio 78209 Telephone 210 8215024 Fax 210 8215947 HENRY CUELLAR 1404 Longworth House Office Building 20515 Telephone 202 2251640 Fax 202 2251641 Web address 1149 Commerce Suite 210 San Antonio 78205 Telephone 210 2712851 Fax 210 2776671 Oral totfpisinf is hard to maintain Doroteo Rodriguez and son Dagoberto have been doing research on their family that goes back to where records are hard to To this point most of their history has been passed on by word of but as family mem bers moved away from New it became harder and harder to keep up with Dago is computer wise and is working with several family search pro So the search goes onlytoTeos Senaido Lopez and Eusebia From San Luis their family came through Laredo in the late heard about the Walter Zipp farm in SchumannsviUe from friends and moved there in Zipps primary crops were cotton and The Castillo and Gonzales who still have descendants in all lived and worked on the Zipp They were share croppers and migrant work A sharecropper is one who plows the plants the crops and then shares the profit with the On the other a migrant worker Around the Mueeum and Archives By Myra Lee Adams Goff sophienburg@sbcglobal.net moves with the Teos was born on the Zipp farm in In San tos Rodriguez and his family arrived on the farm and Beni ta and Santos were destined to become man and In they were married at Peter and Paul Catholic Church in a formal wed ding ceremo According they probably had a large recep tion at their house and probably had a since his dads brothers were musi After grandfather Senaido Lopez died in 1927 he is buried in the Zipp Teos grandmother moved to Gruene with the four younger They lived in the little white house that is still standing across from Buck Teos parents left the Zipp farm and migrated all over South Texas according to crop He was born in Centerpoint where there were fields of peanuts and tomatoes to be Migrating eventu ally led them back to the Wal ter Zipp A large family Santos and Benita Rodriguez in Courtesy photo of 10 children was a real asset to help with gathering When Teos dad died in his mother and all the children moved to New Braunfels and his mother kept the family afloat by doing The older brothers and sisters started working to putTeo through He started school at Lone a country followed by New Braunfels Middle School and afterward graduated from NBHS in He was the first in his family to complete his After Teo got a job in Gruene clean ing and stacking wool and mohair in the present Adobe Verde Shortly there Teo and Antonia Alvarez were married and in 1960 he started working as a delivery man at City Pharma Plaza and Comal Drug for Fritz Scheffel and Herman He was promoted to stock man and when Sabr sula began Hermans Phar macy on Landa Street and eventually Landa he stayed there until An opening at New Braun fels Hospital McKenna in the supply and purchasing department prompted him to get that job and eventually become the director of pur When the hospitals pharmacy was enlarged in he asked to transfer Thereafter he studied and passed the exam at Incar nate Word to become a certi fied pharmacy technician in He has now completed his 34th year at Teo Rodriguezs philosophy will serve him well in the He began his search to get information on family because to him family is more important than any thing He would like to get his whole family together for a but admits that it would take a pretty big he has promised to give the Sophienburg a copy of his family history when its f cant trust government In reading an excellent Satanic Purses Myth and Misinfor by Naylor publisher is McGill Queens University I suddenly realized why Adolf Hitler was so popular during the first years of his The funny thing is that the book is not about Hitler or but about the and the bogus war on It is an outstanding carefully researched and and written in a reason able though with deli cious dollops of Its the carefully detailed accounts of injustices comCharley Reese is a mitted by the columnist for King Fea government tures You can aeainst Ameriran wnteto him atpa Box against American 2446 Orlando Fla Muslims that gave me the insight about In the early days of the Third if you werent a a communist or a you never saw the dark side of the Nazi govern You saw an economy being super highways being Ger mans being put back to the disgraceful Ver sailles Treaty being It must have looked a lot like morning in Germany to the people who had suffered through runaway eco nomic depression and street if you are not a Muslim or an ArabAmeri can who has been a victim of the Patriot Act and other laws carelessly passed in the hysteria following the attacks in then the Bush administration prob ably looks perfectly You probably even believe that it is really protecting you from just as many Germans believed Hitler was protecting them from the bad What Taylors book demonstrates is how often this is pure and at the same time what terrible damage is being done to the rule of law and Americas traditional respect for human the government will swoop down and seize an organizations records and while making public accusa tions of the peo ple being involved with The important point is that this is done before any determination of guilt or innocence has even By the time a defendant gets to if he ever hes Quite often the fear less feds will nev er mind about this terrorist just plead guilty to a minor immigration Often defen dants are bullied into admitting guilt they dont deserve by threats of being declared an enemy com which means indef inite proba bly for You can see the process going on with the four men charged with planning to blow up the fuel lines to JFK International Airport in New In the first it is common knowledge that if you blow up a fuel you will get an explo sion and fire at one The claim that the whole pipeline would blow up for miles is and the government knows but it threw that out to claim the plot endangered thousands of The real question Did these guys actually plan or were they set up by the governments federal informant The federal government has a terrible record of using informants to entrap The whole tragedy of Ruby which cost the lives of Randy Weavers wife and resulted from a federal informant who nagged Weaver into sawing off the barrels of a some thing any kid can do with a vice and a The feds then arrested Weaver with the intention of forc ing him to become an informant and the tragic farce So even though you havent felt the arbitrary and unjust power of the you should read this book and find out just how much deception is involved in this war on ter Youll discover how often diamonds and big business play behindthe scenes roles in this current socalled As the German people once a govern ment has unlimited it will eventually use that power against Utters must be 250 words or HeraldZeitung reserves the right to edit all LETTERS POLICY Guest columns should be 500 words or less and must be accompanied by a Address and telephone number must be included so authorship can be   

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