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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 11, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 8A □ Herald-Zeitung □ Wednesday, December 11,1996 rnLooking Back By ROSEMARIE LEISSNER GREGORY Special to the Herald-Zeitung 125 years ago (1871) Translators: Carl and Ethel Saur Tips and Clemens agents for the Hamburg American Steamship line announce passage can be had from Hamburg to Galveston for $44 gold and passage from Hamburg to Indianola for $49 gold In the Hills, Busch’s son was accidentally shot by Hanz’s son. J. Voelker & Co. sell Lister’s Fever Remedy for $1 a bottle or 6 bottles for $5. Rohde sells cedar fence rails for $9 a hundred. IOO years ago (1896) Translator: Lottie Nebergall Miller A locomotive on a side track accidentally set fire to several bales of cotton next to the Reinarz and Knorke gin. Because of the gin’s preparedness for the possibility of fire, the flames were quickly put out. Dr. O.K. Gmbe, general physician, whose home and office are in the Reinarz house next to the Zeitung office at the comer of Seguin and Mill Street, gives his patients the choice of further care at either the New Braunfels Hospital or Meckel’s Hospital. Olga Klappenbach has again received fresh bed feathers. All that is needed to bake a really good cake is the right ingredients, such as for instance, citron (a fruit resembling a lemon, but less acid), corinth (a small dried grape) raisins, coconut, powder sugar, baking powder, all sorts of extracts, etc. All can be gotten at F. Andrae. 75 years ago (1921): Aliene Krueger Seales The first of the week, S.V. Pfeuffer, R.G. Blumberg. H A. Wagenfuehr and Ad. Henne, the good roads committee of the Chamber of Commerce, started out to interview the property in regard to paving owners of San Antonio street and all of Seguin street. Experience has proven that with the immence traffic this town has during the summer months it is impossible to keep these streets in passable condition except at a greater expense than city funds justify. The general meeting of Comal Post No. 179 held Sunday, endorsed to a man, the proposition brought up at the previous board meeting to build an American Legion Memorial Hall in honor of the boys who served and died in the world war ... To continue the organization work and to raise the $10,000 among the Legion members, which the meeting had pledged to contribute, the following committee was appointed: Dr. R. Wright, Elmo Arnold, Emil Daum, Adolph Eggeling, George Eikel Schmidt, Homer Frieze, Frank Haase, A. Heidemeyer, Elmo Hitzfelder, R.S. Jahn, Amo Knibbe, Hermann Ludwig, Ralph Ludewig, Alex Mittendorf, Alphons Nuhn, Fred Pfeuffer, Egon Roessing, E.A. Schumann, R.H.Tays and Arthur Zipp. OUR FIRE BOYS ... The Fire Department will celebrate the end of this year and the coming in of the new with a grand New Year’s dance at the Opera House, as has been a custom for many years. Full announcement will be made in our next issue. This is one occasion that is eagerly looked forward by the citizens of New Braunfels, not only because it offers a social event at which old friends meet and greet and new ones are made but because the proceeds go to the good purpose of helping the fire boys with the equipment used by them in the protection of our home, our property and other families. It is one opportunity to show our appreciation of their duty in our behalf by day or by night THE BEANTOWN CHOIR .. .One of the very pleasing entertainments of the season was that given Saturday evening last at the school auditorium the Childs Welfare Club. The Program was varied made up of a little of every thing, manyof the best people of the town taking part. All who have heretofore attended entertainments gotten up by home talent here, expected much and no one was disappointed. There was a break anywhere no one in the audience was any the wiser ... The only child appearing on the program was little Miss Mamie Wamecke, aged eight years and her acting was just perfect, regardless of the fact that she did not know until the eleventh hour that she was to take part. Mr. Henry Bremer died at his home on Seguin street, November 24, after a lingering illness, aged 75 years three months and nine days. He was bom near Magdeburg, Germany, August 15, 1846. He came to America in 1871, landing at New Orleans and where he resided for some time, then coming to New Braunfels and spent the remainder of his life here. In 1877 he was married to Miss Catherine Ritter and to them was bom one son, Mr. Eddie Ritter, of Los Angeles, California. Burial took place the following Sunday afternoon at Comaltown Cemetery, Rev. G. Mornhinweg officiating, many friends attending. His wife one son and daughter-in-law survive him. METHODIST SERVICES SUNDAY ... Sunday School Sunday at 9:45 a.m. A live school where a live wire feels at home. Come! There is work for everyone. W.C. Hathaway, Supt Preaching at 11:00 a m. by the pastor. Subject “The Ideal Sunday School .. .At 7:30 p.m. Dr. J.T. Curry, Missionary Centenary secretary for the West Texas Conference, will occupy the pulpit. 50 years ago (1946): Betty Pfeuffer Triesch Between three and four hundred stockholders of the Comal County Fair Association were this week being notified of the schedule meeting of their organization to be held on Monday, December 16, according to Fair Secretary Edwin Staats, Jr. ... The stock, $ 11,570.00 worth of it, which was issued and sold for $10.00 per share in 1923, has been kicked around, lost, sold, resold, and bequeathed and inherited so much in the 23 year period that no one is now -COVAN CARPET COMMERCIAL OR RESIDENTIAL QUALITY CARPET for as low as *13*° -' installed-w/6# im Wood Flooring NO furniture charge! Berber Carpet $14.50 installed w/ 8# pad FREE ESTIMATES! 8406 FM 2673* Canyon Lake 1-800-531-3153 • (210) 899-4692HOMES OF NEW BRAUNFELS The DREAM of a Lifetime, the BUY of a Lifetime Most Mobile Homes Solitaire Home (standard features) (standard features) ♦ 2x4 Exterior Walls 4 2x6 Exterior Walls 4 R-21 Roof Insulation 4 R-30 Roof Insulation 4 3/8" wallpapered sheetrock walls 6 1/2" taped, textured, and painted ♦ Particle board veneer cabinet sheetrock walls doors 4 Ash wood cabinet doors ♦ Fireplace (optional - extra charge) 4 Floor to ceiling brick fireplace ♦ Novadeck Floors 4 Plywood floors throughout WHY BUY A TRAILER, WHEN YOU COULD OWN A positive just where (or who) the owners are ... When the stockholders (whoever they may be) finally convene, Secretary Staats said, they will be faced with the facts that the Fair is finally out of debt for the first time in years. Adolph “Ted” Eggeling, operator of the Comal Hotel and volunteer fireman, was taken to the New Braunfels Hospital Wednesday midnight for treatment of injuries received when he was struck by a passing car while running to catch a fire track in front of the hotel on East San Antonio Street at 12:15 a.m. Thursday, according to reports from the Sheriffs office ... F.M. Autry, New Braunfels, in statements to Sheriffs deputies asserted that he unavoidably hit Eggeling as the fireman ran from between two parked cars to catch the passing fire track ... Hospital attendants Thursday reported Eggeling to be suffering from a broken pelvis bone, but that he was not critically injured....No charges were filed, Sheriff W.A. Scholl stated. Fifty six years ago this month coming off an ancient, type press was the first issue of the New Braunfels Herald. Since then the Herald has grown in quality and has been printed in different buildings while under the management of seven different publishers. In the early twenties the Herald moved into its own building built by the Bells on the Plaza. Here it stayed until May 6, 1946, when on a Monday morning, the doors were opened in a new place on Casten Avenue, a white stucco and tile brick building of modem design. We have taken over NEW BRAUNFELS CAFE on the Main Plaza and cordially invite yourselves to visit us and enjoy the fine food which we well be serving ... O.F. and Alma Schulz TOWN TALK by Norma Jo Scruggs ... Bobby Krueger, 11 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Arlon E. Krueger, Lincoln St., is through with his deer hunting for this year and has had the thrill not too often experienced by old time hunters, as he bagged his second buck of the young season last Sunday at the Walter Dierk ranch, bordering on Comal and Kendall Counties ... Young Krueger, accompanied by his parents on his first deer hunt, bagged his first buck a six pointer, by shooting the animal in the neck and felled it immediately. This was on the 24th of November... Returning to the same ranch the following week, Bobby shot his second buck at about 7:20 in the morning. Bobby was using a new gun his father had purchased for him and was as nonchallant about the whole affair as the most experienced hunters. 25 years ago (1971) Myra Lee Adams Goff SENIOR CITIZEN HIKERS — When Herman Blank, 70, Comal County rancher, and his 80-year-old cousin, John Blank of Boerne, took off on their recent birthday hike of 26 miles, they had the Kendall County Sheriffs Department witness the 5 a.m. departure for the record ... Without a stop en route, they made it to Wonderland on the dot at 1:30 p.m. Even interviews and filming by TV crews of Channels 4 and 5 took place on the move ... The hikers suffered neither sore feet nor score muscles when it was all over. A celebration was held at Piccadilly Cafeteria. Two Texas A&M freshmen from New Braunfels are contributing this fall to the “thunder and blazes” sound of the Texas Aggie Band ... They are Russell G. Meyer, son of Mrs. Mary Jo Meyer, 137 Oklahoma, and Guy E. Holden, son of Mrs. Florence G. Holden, 476 W. Jahn. Two Canyon basketball players were named to the All-Tournaments last week. Leroy Hardy one of the Cougar’s leading scorers, was named to the San Marcos tourney All-Toumament team, while Cougarette Carol Wehner was named to the girls All-Toumament team in the Canyon tournament. The Cougars took second place in the San Marcos tourney, while the Cougarettes lost out in their home tournament to Jourdanton for third placeonors. 4-Hers win tastefully Eight youth represented Comal County 4-H at the District IO 4-H Food Show held recently in San Antonio. Advancing to state competition in June will be Bethany Taylor, who won the Senior Fruits and Vegetables category. Also placing at the show were Jinny Edwards, thi d; Bill Baldwin, second; Gene Metcalf, fourth; Kathryn Taylor, third; and Kelsey Baldwin, third. Additional representatives were Kirsten Taylor and Garlyn Schwarzlose. ikraitsc's (Cafe §*pi'rinls Friday Night All You Can Eat Fried Fish $«0 5-8 pm Saturday Night All You Can Eat BBQ Beef Ribs $495 5-8 pm laking Christmas orders now for tamales and Uecp-l lied lurke\s 148 S. Casten 625-7301 TCI •rniH.q iii alt HOLIDAY SPECIAL Act now and receive your installation for $9.95 when you donate a new toy for the children of our community. Installation within 24 hours. Call 1-800-881-9190 or stop by our local office to place your order. This special applies to all of our TCI cabled areas including: New Braunfels, Garden Ridge, Canyon Lake, Seguin, Stockdale and San Marcos. 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