New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 22, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
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Dtttfinger Memorial Librarian Barbara Korb recently accepted five books and one quarterly as a donation from Comal Springs Chapter Colonias Dames 17 Century. From left are chapter librarian Montie Porter, Korb and chapter President Ruth Hubbard.
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The Canyon Lake Republican Women’s Club recently was presented with a “Womanless Wedding.” From left, seated, are Billy Abom and attorney Mark Clark; second row, Bill Cudabac, Jack Schoettle, Jim Butler and Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Howard “Curly” Smith; third row, Sheriff Bob Holder, Ed Krai, District Judge Jack Robison, Constable Ed Mullins, Charles Billings, State Representative Edmund Kuempei, District Attorney Dib Waldrip, County Treasurer Bart Bartholomew, Ben Hill, Jerry Newton and Grant Lathe. The “Lady of Questionable Character,” Cassie Lathe, Is not pictured.
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The Canyon Lake Association of Retired Teachers and School personnel cnose officers for iwr 96 at its lest spring meeting.
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By ROSEMARE LEISSNER GREGORY
Special to the Herald-Zeitung
125 years ago (1872) Translators: Carl and Ethel Saur
Heinrich Petri, Jr. warns all not to remove wood or sand from his land.
John Klinger will have a dance on Sunday at Thom Hill - Hortontown.
IOO years ago (1897) Translator: Lottie Nebergall Miller The newest phonograph with a large selection of music, including songs, will belong to that person who from July I. 1897 to January I, 1898, will have bought the most five-cent cigars at Otto Heilig’s saloon.
A musical evening on Saturday night, Aug. 28. will be presented by music teacher Ed Gruene and his pupils at Mattsdorffs Hall. Entrance 25 cents. Children free. Dancing is planned for atter the concert.
Your shoes are in pieces. Your feet w ill get wet You will get sick if you don’t buy a new pair of shoes at Henne andTolle.
Land Sale! Six thousand acres of black mesquite land, six miles from San Antonio, will be sold at low price and easy terms.
Get information from John Marbach, Bracken, Comal County.
75 years ago (1922): Arlene Krueger Seales RAMBLING ROUND ... We mentioned last week the sale of the City Bakery , but it deserves mon: than the brief mention made. A. C. Plumeyer came here ten years ago atter a number of years of experience in the bakery business in different parts of the state, lus last eight years having been as foreman with an Austin bakery and decided to go into business in the town where he was bom and reared. He bought out a small log building on San .Antonio street about 12 Ion square and started making bread in the old fashioned hand way It was not long until he found the building was too small and he built the tine brick block now occupied which is a credit to the town. From then on he began installing the most unproved machinery until now the plant is almost complete.
REINSPECTION REPORT! Follow ing is a summary of the reinspection report made by Engineer Geo. C. Hawley on June 7, 1922, for the State Fire Insurance Commission. The report covers three large pages and deals with every condition which in any way refers to the water works plant or to fire hazards.
50 years ago (1947): Betty Pfeufter Tnesch
Plans all set for the installation of Chamber of Commerce officers. Attorney General Pnce Daniels will be the featured speaker at the annual meeting and installation of officers of the Chamber of Commerce next Tuesday night, Aug. 19, at Landa Park at 7:30 P.M.. Secretary-manager Virgil Johnson announced this week. A barbecue supper will be served preceding the program ... Rev. Edwin Berger will serve as master of ceremonies at the affair to which Mayors and Chamber of Commerce officials of several surrounding towns are among the invited guests. The public is invited to attend, this being the annual meeting of the chamber, and uckets for the barbeque are available at the chamber office. An estimated three to four thousand people are expected, Johnson said Wednesday ... the program will be short and snappy, Johnson declared, installation of officers and Darnel’s address being the principal parts of the program... New
officers to be installed E.P. Nowotny, president, F.R. DePasqual, 1st vicepresident, and Roland Heinen, treasurer.
THE WEATHER ... A high of 108 degrees was recorded here last weekend by the U.S. Weather Observer Walter Stein when some of August’s hottest blasts swept the country. The heat wave started Thursday when the temperature climbed above normal to reach 102 degrees. For the next three days it climbed higher until it reached a peak of 108 degrees Sunday afternoon. Thunder and light rainfall late Sunday tumbled the mercury twenty degrees in little more than an hour when the low was recorded at 77 degrees.
Max H. Specht, veteran Comal County teacher and World War II Veteran, was Monday named County Superintendent of Schools by the Commissioners. Court to succeed KermiT Doerr when the tatter’s resignation takes effect on August 31.
LONDON NEWSPAPER CHECKS MURDER CASE BY TRANSATLANTIC CALL
Nationwide interest turned to International news Saturday when Sheriff W.A. Scholl answered the phone. Sheriff Scholl was sitting in his office about 12:30 Saturday afternoon when his phone rang and upon answering was informed,’’London, England, calling.” The Britisher made sure he was talking to the Sheriff and told him his paper. The London Daily Mirror, was going to run a story about the Dr. Lloyd Ross Murder Case. The Mirror reporter checked all facts and wanted all new information on the case for the story ... Sheriff Scholl said it was not the first time he had received long distance calls on the case but it was the first time he had ever talked to London and also interviewed at the same time. Other calls received were in the U.S. and mostly from large cities such as Chicago, Philadelphia and Boston. Randolph Reinarz has returned home atter starting training at the New
York Giants training camp in Jacksonville, Texas. Reinarz was given a release when the muscles in his left arm were pulled during training.
25 years ago (1972) Myra Lee Adams Goff
H E. KNOX RESIGNS FROM CITY COUNCIL ... H E. Knox resigned from the City Council Monday night, leaving a vacancy until the September elections ... His recent appointment to the board of the Guadalupe-Bianco River Authority required him to give up the city post at once. He had not planned to seek re-election ty the council.
A resolution was passed by the council to provide for the vacant post IMI the ballot in the regular city election in September. Dr. Berthe Frueholz, who practiced medicine for 35 years in New Braunfels, died Aug. 13 at New Braunfels Hospital
A native of Stemham, Wuerttenberg, Germany, Dr. Frueholz was bom Jan. 25, 1890, the daughter of Julius and Margarethe Hirkhold Eberle. She received her doctor of medicine degree in 1918 from the University of Tuebingen, Germany. In 1917 she was married to Dr. Frederick Frueholz Sr., a fellow student. They practiced medicine in Germany before coming to the U.S. in 1924 ... Atter a year in New York City they came to Nordheim and to New Braunfels in 1926. Husband and wife practiced as a team, she specializing in obstetrics and pediatrics and assisting him in surgery ... Dr. Berthe Frueholz had practiced medicine a total of 42 years w hen she retired in 1961. Dr. Frederick Frueholz died in 1962 ... After retirement, Dr. Berthe Frueholz devoted three years to the research and writing of her autobiography for her children. She also took an increasingly active part in church and civic organizations. She had serv ed as president of the Comal County Medical Society, President of the New Braunfels Hospital Medical Staff, and a director of the New
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Braunfels Conservation Society ... She was a member of First Protestant United Church of Christ and Fraunverein and had been a member of the Business and Professional Women’s Club ... Survivors are a daughter. Mrs Margaret Frueholz of Iowa City, Iowa, and a son, Dr. Frederick Frueholz, Jr. of New Braunfels.
Gwyndoline Ball, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Clarence M. Ball Sr. West Mill St. has graduated from Eastern Airlines flight attendant training center in Miami and has started her career as a stewardess...
Miss Ball is a graduate of New Braunfels High School and is an alumna of Southwest Texas State University, San Antonio College, and has graduated from the Faye Neri Modeling School.
(Submitted by the Comal County Historical Society md tim Sophienburg Museum and Archives)
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