New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 3, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas
WEDNESDAY, MARCI? 3, 1993 HERALD-ZEfTUNG B-ALooking Back
125 ysars ago (1868) Translators: Carl and Ethol Saur
"Mannsfastnacht” dance will be held Sunday in the Hartenstein’s Saengerhalle with music by Babel’s brass band. Coffee and cake will be served. The admission price is 25-6* per person.fiNfi F.W. Tietze advertises that he has different sizes of windows available.
IOO years ago (1893)
Translator: Lottie Miller Lost — a black shoulder shawl with colorful stripes was lost Saturday night at Lenzen’s Hall. The honest finder is asked to return it to Ole office of this paper.
Receipt — I declare herewith that I have received the sum of $785.00 as insurance on my deceased husband from the New Braunfels Mutual Insurance Society (Neu Braunfels Gegenseitin-gen Unterstutzen Verein), Mrs. Margareth Schmitz.
The selection in white and black dresses for confirmants is now lager than ever before. Buy them from us, Weber and Deutsch.fiNfi Notice! I ask all my customers who have outstanding accounts with me to meet their obligations by April I, 1892. Respectfully, Carl Neuse!
75 years ago
(1918): Arlene Krueger Seeles
Germans, "Alien enemies” were registered in Comal County by postmaster J.E. Abrahams during the days from February 4 to 9 last week.
Their agesrange from 16 to 75 years. A number of them had come to this country in their early childhood and had considered themselves citizens.
Others had years ago declared their intention to become citizens but had neglected to get their final naturalization papers.
A team of 30 heavy army trucks sped through town Monday evening, some of the men on the trucks throwing written notes to the people on the streets, stating that they were going from Camp Travis to Camp Logan, at Hous
ton, and reminding those who picked up the notes to write letters to the soldiers.
Lenten brings us into the sign of the masquerade balls, and this is taken advantage of by a worldly public...
This kind of a ball was pulled off Sunday in the York Creek Saengerhall and a rousing success it proved to be in every respect.... Among the fifty or more masks we found represented in groups, pairs, and singly all imaginable figures, and characters....
The American Indian, the pious monk, the professional dancer, the foreign potentate, the funny down, groups representing benevolent associations, Spanish Matadors, the fierce bull dog, the gentle peasant maid, the black minstrels, objects from nature, all mingled harmlessly, presenting a picture from fairyland.
From this kaleidoscope picture prizes were awarded as follows: 1st prize, best group, "Y.M.C A” Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Trapp, Miss Leonie Trapp, Bruno Men, and Ferdinand Schubert; 2rd prize, best pair, "Merry Maids” Mrs. H.E. Eberhard and Miss Augusta Krueger; 3rd prize, best lady’s
mask, "Russian Dancer” Miss Etta Reek; 4th prize, best gents’s mask, "Spanish Matadore” Edgar Dietert
It was quite a solemn event again for New Braunfels and Corned County when last Monday * the third and hugest increment of young men of the County’s quota as fixed under the first draft, left to join the National Army. 25 were called, all but two of whom were rn town Monday morning.
They had a sumptuous dinner, their first at government expense, at the Plaza Hotel.
At 2:30 o’clock P.M. a public meeting was arranged on the Plaza where the squad had their picture taken.
Mr. G.F. Oheim addressed the recruits in an eloquent speech after which a group of Red Cross ladies, in their tidy uniforms, handed each of the men a comfort bag.
Several hundred friends and well wishers gathered at the M.K. and T. depot from where at about 330 p.m. the Comal County men, among rousing cheers from the bystanders entrained for Camp Travis for a vocation so radically different from that of their earlier
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50 years ago (1943)
Translator: Batty Pfauffer Trlasch
Comal County Judge B.W. Klingemann this week announced that after the courthouse effort, the County Commissioners Court had resolved priorities relocating the gallons of asphalt necessary to complete the $200,000 hard surfacing of several roads in the County.
EA Sahm chairman of the special War Bond and Stamp committee that sponsored the free Bond dance last Saturday night, reported to his committee at a meeting this week, that Bond sales totaled $4,300 and Stamp sales $130.
Sahm extended his thanks to all committee members who helped with the arrangements, and also to the Garden Club, Gay 40fs, B. and P.W. dub, Mrs. Alfred Liebscher and Mrs. Teny Adams for famishing sandwiches, and
Paul John for hauling the piano, and also to Claude Man Briggs for free distribution of hand bills advertising the dance.
Curt Schmidt, president of the local chapter of Toxas-Exos, announced this week that Dr. RL. Biesels professor of Histoiy at Texas University will deliver the principal address at the annual Texas-Exes banquet at the
Hotel Faust on Tuesday at 730 p.m.
Carl Schurz P.T A will meet Wednesday, March IO, at 3 o’clock. Mr. Edwin Harden will give a book review. The Rhythm Band will also appear on the pro
The Lamar P.TA will hold the regular matting at 3 o’clock. Mrs. Julius Schleyer will be the main speaker, and her topic for discussion will be "Juvenile Delinquency in War Time”....The Girl Scout Birthday will be observed at this time and Mrs. E.P. Nowotny will speak on the subject
' Rosemarie Leisener Gregory is editor of the Comal County Historical Commission, Sophienburg Museum and Acrchives.
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