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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 20, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas ^^derajc^Zeitung^WednesK^Looking Back Comal County Historical Commission Sophienburg Museum and Archives Rosemarie Leissner Gregory 125 years ago (1870) Translators: Carl and Ethel Saur There are two gymnastic clubs in New Braunfels. They are the Tumverein New Braunfels (Gymnastic Club New Braunfels) and New Braunfelser Tumverein (New Braunfels Gymnastic Club). Last week at Hill Spring on Wallace’s Place on the Cibolo, 15 miles from New Braunfels, during an argu ment, J. Lane from Arkansas fatally shot H. Robinson also from Arkansas. Lane fled on foot toward Fredericksburg. G. Weber buys Castorbean seed for cash IOO years ago (1895) Translator: Lottie Nebergall Miller Young hoodlums broke into Zipp’s Store last Sunday night by breaking a window. They stole several hats and pairs of shoes, a linen suit, and an overcoat. Notice! The town’s ordinance forbids the shooting of fireworks, etc., before and during the holidays. Well-known German accordions are in large supply at Jos. Roth, jeweler. Christmas Dance on Wednesday, December 25, at Matzdorff s Hall. H. Lenzen and Son extend a friendly invitation. Christmas Dance, December 25, at Clear Spring. A friendly invitation is extended by Karl Schuenemann 75 years ago (1920) Arlene Krueger Seales WHAT TO DO NEXT YEAR I. Plan to grow practically all food and feed needed on the farm....2. We should keep at least enough good livestock to consume the roughage that usually goes to waste, to provide a lull year’s work for men and horses, to furnish milk and butter. to provide pork and pork products, and to supply poultry and poultry products for home use....3. We should keep at least one brood mare on the farm to do the light work and to raise the necessary colts to furnish horse power. This will save the money paid out for mules, and horses, but the greatest profit will come from securing in this way sufficient horse power for the most economical production of crops. 4. Only the most prolific seed of all kinds should be planted....5. A systematic rotation of crops should be practiced, and a leguminous crop should be grown on every acre of land every year....6.Liberal applications of acid phosphate should be made on all soil deficient in phosphorus, and lime should be applied to soils needing lime....Labor saving farm implements and machinery of all kinds should be used for the most economical production of crops. The Progressive Holiday Memories™ BARBIE® Doll In her elegant 1910 era attire, the Holiday Memories BARBIE doll will be a lovely addition to any collection. This charming doll is 2nd in the series, and you will find her exclusively at Hallmark Gold Crown Stores. & BEST WISHES Farmer The German Protestant Sunday School will have their special Christmas entertainment at 7:30 on December 25th. Two large Christmas trees, electric lighted, will be one of the features and about 200 children will have parts in the program. All are invited to attend At the home of the bride’s parents. Aug. Triesch and wife on Wednesday afternoon, Mr. Eddie Werner and Miss Paula Triesch were united in marriage by Rev. G. Momhinweg, the attendants being Alonzo Hildebrandt, Miss Olga Werner, Walter Triesch and Miss Elsie Treisch. The groom has been running a garage at Solms, but as soon as their new home and shop are completed on San Antonio street, they will move to New Braunfels and give his time exclusively to auto painting. Many friends throughout this section extend congratulations to the young couple. The pretty home of Mrs. Emil Heinen was the scene of a merry-gathering on Saturday afternoon when Mrs. Heinen was hostess to the Married Ladies Card Club in honor of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Bodo Holekamp, of Boerne. Four tables were used for the game of Five hundred. Mrs. Holekamp scored high for the first prize and Mrs. Arthur Kessler cut the consolation. After the lively diversion an appetizing luncheon, was served at the small tales. Those enjoying the afternoon were Mesdames John Faust, George Eiband, Irma Guinn, Max Specht, Elmo Arnold, Hugo Schulze, Emil Stein, J.R. Fuchs, C.V. Wmdwe-hen, Bodo Holekamp, R.H. Wagenfuehr, Gus. F. Hampe. Alfred Tolle, E.G. Biel-stein, Arthur Kessler, J.P. Kaufmann, Herman Eikcl and M.C. Hagler. New Braunfels is fortunate in having a picture show fully up with those in the larger cities, many films being mn here before they are shown in San Antonio or Austin. The place is kept clean and inviting and order at all times is maintained. To conduct a place of this kind as J.P. Kaufmann conducts his show place takes money and time and know how. Four bales of last year’s cotton were sold on the streets of Seguin Monday, for SI OO, less than 5 cents per pound. In Located in th* HEB    . Now Braunfels, TX 606-0017 Conte! other parts of the state, even less has been paid. This same cotton could have been sold last year for forty cents per pound. Cameron, Tex., Dec. 13-When an undertaker started to prepare die body of Joseph Edam, a well known farmer of this section, for burial he found $1,116 in bills stuffed in Edam’s sock. Edam died Saturday. His body was found in a store building near the Santa Fe depot. 50 years ago (1945) Betty Pfeuffer Triesch Announcement of the opening of the new Southwest Texas Division offices of the United Gas Corporation in them newly remodeled quarters in the Krause Building was reveled today by W.R. Briggs, Division Manager....No Formal Opening is scheduled, Briggs said, but moves will be made Friday and Saturday and the new offices will be in operation and ready for business Monday morning. A “Reunion Dance” for all graduates of New Braunfels High School will be held this year for the first time since 1941, according to officers of the Ex©Students Association which met and organized Tuesday night, in the City Hall, for the first time since the beginning of the war....Plans for the event, formerly an annual affair, were all but completed this week with the windup of arrangements with the Al Schnabel Orchestra which will furnish music for the occasion. Only Unknown quantity was the availability for the Hotel Faust Ball Room, customary scene of the dance. Ralph J. Grimsley, hotel manager was convention^ in Mexico and could not be contacted although he had tentatively agreed to accepting the dance some weeks ago...December 29th, last Saturday in the month, was chosen as that date. Advance ticket sales will start this weekend, conducted by members of the Association. Tickets will also be on sale at the High School....Officers of the Ex-Students elected Tuesday night to succeed 1941 incumbents were; President, Claude Scruggs; Vice-President, Kenneth Nuhn; Secretary, Miss Evelyn Fischer; Treasurer, Edward Nolte and Mrs. Kenneth Nuhn. Chief of Police Bruno Merz has sub- Battle dress. Sharp tail ll Shirt“ As good looking as it is, our Sharptail Shirt is designed more for the scrub brush of Texas than the genteel lawns of Conneticut. It features 100% cotton canvas in a rugged construction, shooting patch on shoulder and reinforced arms. Hunter Junction also carries a large selection of Columbia Sportswear, jackets, parkas, sweaters, and flannel shirts. ♦Columbia chunter junction Six >n.swear G)mpany    i_54Gruene Rd. 629-4900 Open Christmas Eve 9-4. Open Daily 9-8 O    Cf cxs sxs &)»> o    sai /nSSs*    ____ rn 6 0 Kids Eat Free! Children IO and under. Mon. - Fri. Now through Dec. 22nd no coupon necessary Free childs meal with each paying adult. Happy Holidays from OMA'S restaurant Just off IH-35, (Exit 189) on Highway 46 New Braunfels I I AK 9 .0 miffed his resignation effective in 30 days or on January 12, Mayor A.D. Nuhn revealed Wednesday. The resignation followed some discussion at the city commission meeting Monday and it is known that city officials have for some time been considering a change in this department....The place has been tendered to former Sheriff Elmo Arnold, who has been connected with the Liquor Control Board for several years but who has maintained his home and family here. Merz, in his written resignation, expressed a willingness to continue with the department if selected by the new Chief and approved by the commission. Ad. Henne, 68, prominent merchant, business and civic leader, died at his home here early last Friday morning, following internal illnesses of several years. One of the largest funeral procession in many years followed the procession Sunday afternoon....Mr. Henne was 16 years Chief of the Fire Department and a member of 39 years. He was a former city alderman, past president of the chamber of commerce and various other local civic organizations, and in the time of his death, a member of the City Utilities Board....The city commission adopted resolutions of respect to his services and the flag on the Plaza was lowered to half mast. A concrete plan to control the weed nuisance floating down the river to summer resorts and other property from weed cutting programs in Landa Park and its lake took definite form this week in a tentative agreement between the City and New Braunfels and the San Antonio Public Service Company, owner of the water rights. Under the agreement which is expected to result in a formal contract later, a boom and catchall basin will be installed just below the bridge at foe Park entrance. By means of a continuous conveyer belt, weeds drifting down the stream will be lifted from the river and deposited in city trucks to be hauled a way...The new device expected to be installed and in operation by next spring, is intended to cure foe very bad nuisance of weeds cluttering foe stream at Camp Wamecke and other places further down foe river. 25 years ago (1970) Myra Lee Adams Goff First Baptist Church will break ground for its new $370,000 sanctuary at Cross and Santa Clara Streets sometime during the first week of January. Weather conditions will determine which day. Army Capt. Gerald C. Govier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Govier, 207 Pennsylvania Blvd., recently received the Bronze Star Medal during ceremonies near Saigon, Vietnam....He was presented foe Bronze Star Medal for distinguishing himself through meritorious service in connection with military operations against hostile forces in Vietnam. The medal, adopted in 1944, recognizes outstanding achievement...Capt. Govie( received foe award while assigned a^ chief of foe Special Actions Branch with Headquarters Company, US Army Support Command, Saigon. The New Braunfels High School Stu dent Rotarian for foe month of December has been named by foe local Rotar ian Club....Bany Neil Buske, 17, son o Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. Buske, 1328 Jackson St., was named recently to foe hon-or....He is a member of foe National Honor Society, Theta Epsilon, the Ger-{ man Gub, Science Club, Student Coun-; cit, and Mu Alpha Theta. NEW MALL - The building whicfy once housed Capitol Theater is being] converted into a mall for offices and] shops. Present construction involves! support for a second floor....A property! of George Goepf and Jerry Haag, foe] mall will house Richter’s Pharmacy,] Haag’s brokerage office (Lentz New-! ton Sc Co.), and two present tenants of! foe building, Ruth’s Hair Fashions and! Comal Cash Credit Inc.    I par ■ TRAVEL ■ Season’s Greetings ^^13^andg^tree^^y SAopfUHQ was a 876 West San Antonio New Braunfels, Texas 625-0150 Kristi’s is one of the most unique and browsable one stop Santa Shops where you ’ll find a fashionable collection of cards, party goods, decorations, gift wraps, unusual gifts and decorative accessories. Come by and let us make your holiday shopping easier. PROUDFOOT, the1 Polar Bear 'A JJM e*->fir* 1 (c) 1W* Illustrations and stoiy by: Tina & Paul Fraser episode # 4 Mw «»>©««« SSS In the first three episodes Mrs. liunbcar, Hie polar hear, and her boy C'lumsy and his slater Floe had several snow strolling adventures and they had traveled very far to meet a very special person...Santa Claus! While at Santa's village, Mrs. liurrhear had explained to Santa why her boy was called Clumsy, l^t’s go on now to episode #4... SANTA WENT OFF TO IHS WORKSHOP TO EXPLAIN MUS. HURR BEAR'S PROBLEM TO THE ELVES THEY ALL WEN I It! WORK ANI) CAME UP WITH AN IDEA. IN A WINK ITI KY HAI) SOMEHUNG FOR THE BOY BEAR. SANT A CAME OUT OF THE WORKSHOP WHERE IIE AND THE ELVES HAI) BEEN SO BUSY. SANT A CALLED OUT, "CLUMSY, (OME OVER HERE AND HOLD UP YOUR LEFT PAW." WHEN HE DID THAT, SANT A KNEELED DOWN AND FAST ENED A BEAR BEEPER BAND AROUND CLUMSY^ ANKLE "THERE,” SAID SANT A, "NOW WHEN YOU GET LOST OR FALL INTO A SNOW SLUSH HOLE, JUST PUSH THIS LITTLE BUTTON. WHEN YOU DO THAT IT WILL BEEP AND FLASH ITS LITTLE RED LIGHTS. THAT WAY YOUR MOT HER CAN FIND YOU QUICKLY.” "OH, THANK YOU, SANTA,” SAID MRS. BURR BEAR. SUE WAS VERY HAPPY AND WATCHED AS CLUMSY SHOWED EVERYONE HIS BEEPER BAND. AKTER A FEW HOURS OF TALK AND SEVERAL CUPS OF HOT CHOCOLATE WITH A SCOOP OF MRS CLAUS1 HOMEMADE ARCTIC ICE CREAM, MRS. IHKRBEAR AND THE CHILDREN STARTED THEIR JOURNEY SOUT H BACK TO THEIR IGLOO HOME NEAR THE ARCTIC CIRCLE. BEFORE TUEY LEFT, DURING. THEIR GOODBYES. MRS. ( LAUS INVITED THEM TO ( OME AND SPEND CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRIST MAS DAV A l T UE NORTH POLK. IT HAD BEEN A BIG ADVENT URE. ON THE WAY HOME, CLUMSY GOT LOST AGAIN, BUT THE BEAR BEEPER BAND WORKED JUST FINK FOR MAMA BURR BEAR TO FIND HIM. SEVERAL DAYS LATER, MRS. CLAUS WAS SITTING AT THE FIRESIDE WITH HER SEWING. SANTA ( AMK IN FROM THE WORKSHOP WHERE HE AND TUE ELVES WERE ALWAYS BUSY GETTING READY FOR CHRIST MAS. WHEN SANT A CAME IN MRS. CLAUS SAID T HAT SHE HAD BEEN SEWING AND REPAIRING SANTA'S TOY BAG. "YOU WERE PRETTY' HARD ON TUE BAG LAST CHRISTMAS EVE, MY DEAR. YOU'LL HAVE TO BE QUITE CAREFUL WITH IT THIS YEAR.” "YES, MRS. CLAUS. PLL BE CAREFUL AND THANK YOU FOR DOING SUCH A BEAUTIFUL JOB OF SEWING THE RIPS AND TEARS. AND SO THE WEEKS AND MONT HS PASSED AND SANTA, MRS. CLAUSE AND THE ELVES WORKED HARD MAKING TOYS FOR ALL TUE CHILDREN. THEN, ALL OF A SUDDEN, IT WAS CHRISTMAS EVE DAY! THE ELVES DROUGHT OUT THE GREAT SLEIGH, PLACED THE BAG FULL OF TOYS IN IT, HITC HED UP THE REINDEER ANI) SOON SAN TA WAS READY TO GO OFF ON HIS GREAT AND WONDERFUL TRIP ALL OVER THE WORLD.    ,    . End of Episode #4 I#* VT arr} ;