New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 17, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas
By ROSEMARIE LEISSNER GREGORY
Special to the Herald-Zeltung
125 years ago (1868) Translator: Carl and Ethel Saur The Fair of the Agricultural and Industrial Association of West Texas will be held December 21,1868 at the Jockey Club grounds in San Antonio. Louis Kessler of New Braunfels will help make awards. General R.W. Bechern, Major Perryman; Dr. Keester and F.J. Lindheimer will help contribute toward prizes.
W. Seekatz advertises fresh smoked bacon for $.15 a pound.
IOO years ago (1893) Translator Lottie Millers Only a few weeks to Christmas!
Now is the time to think about and decide what presents to put under the Christmas tree with which to surprise our loved ones. The best way is to visit our merchants. There we will soon find the gifts for which we are looking.
For Rent - my residence on Mill Street. Joseph Landa.
Lost: a brown overcoat on the way from Christian Zipp’s farm to New Braunfels. In the small outside breast pocket is the name, H. Stuart. A reward of $4 will be paid to the person delivering the coat to Blumberg’s Saloon.
Notice! Good sand and gravel from the finest to the coarsest; also firewood, for sale by contract and delivery. Prompt service. William Karbach, near Matzdorf s Hall.
75 years ago (1918) Allene Krueger
The Red Cross Christmas Parcels Committee, with Mrs. Geo. Eiband as chairman, inspected, packed and shipped 106 boxes to Comal County men now overseas. Of these, 67 had labels that reached the relatives in time, from France; the remaining 39 had labels issued by the chapter.
The Christmas Cave, at the Mexican school in Co mal town, which was so much admired last year, will be open to the public on and after the night of Sunday December 22, and everybody is cordially invited to come and see.
It’s always fair weather when the Red Cross and soldiers get together.
The Quilt which was made and donated by the Executive Board of the Child’s Welfare Club to.the Bazaar last Saturday, was won by Miss Bion-
The next regular meeting of the Child’s Welfare Club will take place Monday December 16th at 4 p.m. at the New Braunfels High school. All members please attend.
50 years ago (1943) Betty Pfeuffer Triesch
Just as the Herald was going to press Thursday afternoon, news was received by Mrs. William Reemtsma, 160-1/2 N. Seguin Ave, that her husband, Major Reemtsma, was killed in action in Italy. Major Reemtsma was (me of New Braunfels’ best known doctors. He died of wounds, the telegram from the War Department stated. Major Reemtsma was beloved by a large circle of friends in this city and county, and his death will be a great shock to
his many friends.
Rotarian Julius H. Schleyer presented one of the most enlightening and interesting talks ever given before the local Rotary Club at their regular luncheon meeting here Wednesday, when he went into detail on the proposed new Home Rule Charter for the City of New Braunfels which will be presented to the citizens at a regular election on January 18.
Open house will be observed at the Service Center on Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25, from 4:00 p.m. until midnight. A cordial invitation is extended all citizens of New Braunfels and Comal County to drop in on
the Center during these hours. Citizens who have members of the armed forces visiting them, are given a special invitation to bring their visitors to the Center.
The Bay City Black Cats won the Reginal championship Friday night at the Unicom Stadium with a win of 13 to 7 over the New Braunfels Unicorns.
The Chamber of Commerce holds it annual Football Banquet on December 17 at Hotel Faust honoring the New Braunfels Unicom team. Along with the team the players’ fathers arc guests of the Chamber of Commerce. The program begins promptly at 8 p.m.
Elks honor teenagers of the month
The New Braunfels Elks recently honored their Teenagers of the Month, a program that recognizes outstanding young people in area schools.
This months winners are:
High School winners:
Jennifer L. Barnes, daughter of Billy and Judy Barnes, who is a senior at New Braunfels High School.
Todd Bryan Veselis a senior at NBHS and son of Charles and Pat Veselis
John Mark Hotchkiss, a Smithson Valley High School senior and son of Paula and Bob Hassock.
Stacey Michelle Chase, a senior at SVHS, daughter of Diane and Tonv Chase.
Charles [Chip] William Parrish, a senior at Canyon High School, and son of Dan and Susan Parrish.
Kirsten Elizabeth Oelkers, a senior at Canyon High School, and daughter of Edgar and Dorothy Oelkers.
The Middle School winners are: Tanya Castilleja, an 8th grade student at Canon Middle School, daughter of Iris and Sylvester Castilleja.
Roman Hernandez, an 8th grade student at Canyon Middle School and son of Hector and Mary Hernandez.
Raul Martinez, an 8th grade student at New Braunfels Middle School and son of Andrea and Urbano Vital.
Rebekah M. Forney, an 8th grade student at New Braunfels Middle School, daughter of John Peter Forney and Sally Ann Forney.
Jonathon Michale Pritchett, an 8th grade student at Smithson Valley Middle School, son of Michael and Mary O'Neill.
Sarah Louise Lowe, an 8th grade student at Smithson Valley Middle School, and daughter of Mike and Laurie Lowe.
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Pedemaies Electric Cooperative, Inc., will once again help members recycle discarded Christmas trees through its 4-year-old tree recycling program. Beginning Dec. 27, the Cooperative will turn hundreds of donated Christmas trees to mulch which will then be donated to cities for use in park landscaping or will be used by PEC for similar purposes.
Members will be able to drop off their Christmas tree at any one of PEC’s six district offices each weekday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., from Monday, Dec. 27 to Tuesday, Jan. 4. PEC offices will be closed Dec. 31 in observance of the New Year’s holiday. District offices are located in Johnson City, Bertram, Canyon Lake, Cedar Park, Kyle/Buda and Marble Falls.
For more information about the Cooperative’s Christmas tree recycling program, call the headquarters building in Johnson City at (210) 868-7155.
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