New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 9, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
I g Wednesday, April 9,1997
By ROSEMARIE LEISSNER GREGORY
Special to the Heraid-Zeitung
125 years ago (1872) Translators:
Carl and Ethel Saur Heinrich Rennert, Joseph Kaspary,* and Heinrich Seekatz have returned to New Braunfels after a visit to Northern States.
Erection of the new metal bridge has begun.
August Ziegenhals sells beer, lemonade and cider at his location on Comal Street.
Otto Struve, certified first-grade teacher will begin an evening first-grade class on Thursday at 7 p.m.
The cost is $5 fw a 3 month term.
IOO years ago (1897) Translator: Lottie Nebeigall Miller The president of the MK&T Railroad, accompanied by a large group of other officials, on Wednesday took a tour of the town and surrounding area. The prospect of MK&T to lay tracks to New Braunfels seems to be getting better and better.
Red corrugated tin roofing No. 26 at $3, and galvanized roofing for S3.75 to $4 per IOO feet is for sale at Louis Henne Wanted! A typesetter well versed in German and English. Steady work. Address: Printer, N.B. Zcitung, New Braunfels, Texas.
Mr. John Nowotny, agent for the New Braunfels Zeitung, will visit people in the German settlements.
75 years ago (1922): Arlene Krueger Seales Dr. W.A. Scholl, who is a graduate of the New Braunfels schools, is putting out a line of veterinary remedies which are meeting with increasing success. Dr. Scholl is a graduate of the Veterinary Science Association of London, Ontario, Canada, and has been using theses remedies in his practice until he feels assured that they meet the emergencies for which they were compounded.
Ed. Dedeke is having a six room bunglow built on Coll street on the hill. Ernst Koch has the contract.
Sippel Bros, of the New Braunfels Buick Co., assisted with the Buick display at the auto show in San Antonio the first of the week.
Miss Elsie Waldschmidt entertained with a Channing Dancing party at Warnecke Camp on Thursday evening. Delicious refreshments were served Airing the eveningi The young people were chaperoned by Miss. F. Waldschmidt, Miss Hertha Waldschmidt and Sido Waldschmidt. Those present were Misses Alice Hemen, Elsie Galle, Virginia Guinn, Norma Rocssing, Lottie Nebergall, Eltha Zipp, Stella Windwehen, Lillian Penshom, Roma Kocpp and John Alonzo Guinn, Arnold Richter, Walter Faust, Jr., Max Wenmohs, Arnold Gulick, William Kelenburg, Julius Stein, Martin Brinkmann and Roland Koepp.
Attendance at the Landa Park opening Sunday exceeded all previous records and no doubt the entire season will show like increases.
50 years ago (1947): Betty Pfcuflfer Triesch Arthur Schumann, local merchant and long-time School Board member, was unanimously elected president of the New Braunfels Independent School Board to succeed retiring Dr. M C. Hagler Tuesday night in the first meeting of the new board since the election of three new members ... New members to the board, named in Saturday’s election include Marvin Zipp, E P. Nowotny and F.N. (Bill) Warwick ... Other officers of the board, all of whom were elected by acclamation, include John Langston, vice president, E.P. Nowotny, secretary and C.H. Bernstein, treasurer.
The Junior Chamber of Commerce opened a long-planned drive to extend the city limits of New Braunfels when a delegation of four Jaycees including President Claude Scruggs Milton Kaderli, Dean Capp and Edward Badouh handed Mayor A.D. Nuhn and the City Council a petition requesting that an election be called to extend the limits at a Council meeting Monday afternoon. “You know who we arc and why we are here,” Scruggs told Mayor Nuhn as he handed him the petition. ... The city’s population would jump to 12,000 persons overnight by the extension of the city limits according to the Jaycees plan. At least IO subdivisions and two large industries, as well as Milltown, would be brought within the city limits. ... Sub-divisions which would be brought in include Highlands Park, Landa Park Highlands Number One and Two, Morningside Acres, Bergfeld Addition, Blue Bonnet Park, Lone Star and Wallace. Miss Billie Lou Luckett has been named a duchess to the Texas A&M College annual Cotton Style Show and Ball at A&M on Friday, April 18th. Her escort will be Jack Krueger, ot New Braunfels. Krueger is a junior at the
college and 1st sergeant of Company A, Field Artillery. ... Purpose of the Cotton Ball is to raise funds to provide outstanding agricultural students with tours of the world’s cotton producing regions. ... Duchesses represent southwest conference colleges, Miss Joan Jester, daughter of the governor, will represent A&M College as Duchess of the A&M Agronomy Society.
25 years ago (1972) Myra Lee Adams Goff The city received a check for $79,542.79 for sales tax for the fourth quarter of 1971.... This brings the total income from sales tax for the past year to $279,454.16, the largest amount brought into the city since the tax was started in 1966.
The New Braunfels High School AAAA band, directed by Joe Rogers, earned its fifth consecutive Sweepstakes Award March 29 at the Region 18 Concert and Sightreading Contest in Bryan.... The AAA band, directed by Joe Alvarado, earned its fourth consecutive Special Award March 28. The bands in the past seven years, have earned 28 First Divisions out of a possible 29 in Regional competition.
Moved from the Rock Street field where it was built about 1850, the 65-foot long log bam will become a part of a Conservation Society complex of early structures built by German immigrants, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Welsch bought the bam and have given it to the society for the education and enjoyment of future generations. The largest logs are 13 inches in diameter at the base and 9 1/2 inches at the top, about 16 feet long. Rafters are logs spaced 30 inches on center, fastened at the ridge line with mortise and tenon joints and with wooden pegs. At the eaves, four-inch squareheaded nails fasten rafters to the top log in the wall. Roof sheeting is of rough-sawed cypress planks covered with cypress shingles. Apex of the roof is 17 1.2-feet above the floor, and walls are 11 feet high. Mr. and Mrs. Harold S. Nelson of San Antonio, formerly of New Braunfels, are giving the cedar shakes to restore the roof.
The New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees accepted a $10,000 trust fund for scholarships from the parents of a former New Braunfels High School student Tuesday night* before swearing in the new trustees and electing new officers of the board.... Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Timmermann, 495 S. Chestnut, signed the forms making the board of trustees the guardians of the trust given in memory of their daughter, Doris Timmermann. The interest from the $10,000 trust fund is to be used for scholarships to students of New Braunfels Highs School. The scholarships are for students not necessarily in the upper rank of their class, to pursue further education in college, business, or trade schools.
The Elmhurst College Choir under the direction of T. Howard Krueger, is to appear at a concert of choral and bell music at First Protestant United Church of Christ Tuesday, April 18, 8 p.m., in the sanctuary. Dr. W. Leslie Pugh, pastor of the church, invites all in the community to attend. ... Wendy Triesch of New Braunfels a sophomore at the college, is a member of the 40 voice choir, and will appear with them here. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Triesch.
(Submilted by Comal County Historical Commission and Sophienburg Museum and Archives)
By MICHELLE OATMAN and JOHN MOLER, photo editor
Special to the Heraid-Zeitung
The grades are in and last weeks column receives an A+! We now have the names for every person in last week’s pictures.
The Baseball picture (AA-97-019), is the National Little League All Stars, Aug. 1966.
Left to Right kneeling; Mike Reimer, Terry Grier, Darrell David, Barry Buske, Jesse “Smily” Chapa. Standing; “Rocky” Hill, Rodney Timmerman, Danny Reininger, Kevin Johnson, Charlie Pfluger, Domingo Alvarez, Larry Fischbeck, Jerry Voges, Garland Braune, David Humphrey and Will Jones, III. Coaches; Emmitt Schmidt, Manager Rudy Reimer and Will Jones ll. We thank Rudy Reimer, Mrs. Millie Grier and Kevin Johnson for getting these names to us.
The 1947 Producers Co-op Directors, (AA-97-020), also did very well.
The photo that is still hanging in the Producers Co-op has all the names listed!
We thank Bob Pfeuffer and John Karbach for helping get the following identifications.
Seated; Otto Timmermann, Ben Wolle, Herman Blank, R.R. Coreth, Leslie Ehlers, John Classen, Sr. , John Karbach, W.D. Hill, C.L. Meserole, Gus Schaefer. Standing; Arthur Weidner, H.J. Laubach, Ervin Voigt, Herman Hitzfeider and D L. Knibbe.
Great Job! Lets go for IOO percent again on this weeks photographs!
We are going to be promoting
the upcoming Folkfest! May 3 and 4 and new for this year May 2nd we will hold a dance! All this month we will run past Kindermasken Parade Photographs!
(AA-97-021) is a trio of marchers! Are they cute or what! We just have to get these children’s names.
This picture was from the 1975 Parade.
You can tell the boy on the right just loves to get his picture taken!
To get your little one in this wonderful event, a tradition in New Braunfels for generations, be at the NB1SD Administration parking lot, 430 W. Mill, May 3. It starts at 9 arn. and Judging will be at 9:30!
Our second photo this week is another All star team.
This photo, (AA-97-022), is the 1964 All Stars.
We did great with last weeks baseball picture, lets do the same with this one, hit it out of the park!
As always, KEEP READING!... KEEP REMEMBERING! ... KEEP CALLING! ... 629-1900!
Or stop in the Sophienburg Archives, 200 N. Seguin, the Old City Hall!
(Submitted by the Sophienburg Museum and Archives.)
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