New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 25, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas
THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1093 HERALD-ZEITUNU D
125 years ago (1868)
Translator: Carl and Ethal Saur
t H. Klappenbach, H. Seele, and Fr. Goldbeck of the New Braunfels Academy instruction cpm-mittee announces the registering of new students will be on Monday, Mar. 30,9 AM. to noon.
Heinrich Eimecke, Hortontown, is offering the reward for return
* and/or information on 4 missing »horses.
Last Monday the Pfeuffers of Geo. PfeufTer and Brother loaded out a Mexican wagon train with 150 bales of cotton.
• IOO years ago (1893)
Translator: Lottie Millar
Mr. Louis Wagner paid a visit4 ' to our town in the interest of the Waters Pierce Oil Co., which he represents as agent.
That the freight traffic here is considerable is well known, but never has it reached as high as it did in the month of February when 287 wagons were unloaded at the freight depot. The total weight of the loads amounted to five million pounds.
Mr. Emil Grosse of Spring Branch had the bad luck as he was driving home from here, to be thrown from his wagon near Christ Pape’s farm and being dragged by his horses. His right
arm is broken and he also has some skin injuries.
75 years ago (1918)
Translator: Arlene Krueger Seales
Ex-Senator Joseph Faust is seriously sick at Houston. Mr. Faust left New Braunfels last Saturday to visit his daughter, Mrs. RC. Goeth at Beaumont. On the way he became seriously side and at Houston had to submit to surgery. Walter Faust who hurried to his father's bedside reported the patient was resting although his condition remained precarious.
The whirring and clattering of the airship is becoming quite as common to our ears as the noise of the auto. Last Tuesday nine or ten of the pretty craft soared and drcled over the town, alighted on die open field at west Mill Street, replenished their fuel from supplies ordered aforehand and safely flew away again to "somewhere." Quite a number of them were seen again Wednesday.
Alonso Coers came near having a fatal motorcycle accident, which resulted in painful injuries, even with the luck that was with it Mr. Coers was steering down Seguin Street when his vehicle dashed into the buggy of L.A. Hoffmann which was standing with horse hitched to a post at the A Eikel residence. One of the hindwheels of the buggy was
Skye Wostal, left, is recognized for her victory in the 1992-93 Optimist Essay Contest by Rocco Sarto, New Braunfels
Optimist past president.
Canyon student wins Optimist essay contest
Skye Wostal of New Braunfels, a student at Canyon High School, won the 1992-93 Essay Contest conducted by the Optimist Chib of New Braunfels.
Rocco Sarlo, contest diairman, presented an award to Wostal at the club meeting Monday, March I. Sarlo said he had 43 participants from four different schools in the contest.
The contest invited students to submit a 400-500 word essay on the subject "Freedom: Our Responsibility to Preserve.”
The winning essay will be entered against those of other Optimist Clubs in the upcoming South Central Texas District Essay Contest Second place in the club contest was awarded to Scott Leggett, and third place was won by Steven Wibracht, both of New Braunfels and students at Canyon High School.
The district winner will receive
an all-expense-paid weekend seminar at the nationally recognized Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.
From the 52 district winners, an international winner will be chosen to receive a $5,000 scholarship. An expert panel of judges reviews the entries at each level of competition.
Over 23,000 high school students across the United States and Canada annually enter the Optimist International Essay Contest
Optimist International is one of the world’s largest and most active service-club organizations, with 175,000 members in 4,300 Optimist Clubs.
Chartered in 1965, the Optimist Club of New Braunfels has 32 members and meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at Fmkel’s Salad Bar k Grill.
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dashed to pieces and Mr. Coers was thrown on the ground with great violence, splintering the shin of his right leg and receiving other painful bruises. He is laid up for a time, but is resting comparatively easy.
A vocal and instrumental concert and theatrical entertainment will be given by the New Braunfels Echo at the Opera House on Easter-Monday, April I, 1918. Among the twelve numbers listed on the program are "Midsum-memight’s Dream”, piano solo by Miss Gertrude Dietel; Overture, “Apollo”, Orchestra;
"Donauwellen”, Echo; "Light Cavally”, piano, 4 hands, by Misses Leonie and Eltha Zipp; an "Einer Muss Heiraten”, comedy in one act featuring Martin Kroesche as the bachelor William Zorn; Fr. Bluemel as the bachelor Jacob Zorn; Mrs. J. Schnabel as Gertrude their aunt; and Mrs. O. Rohde as Louise, Gertrude’s niece. Aball will follow the performance. 50 percent of net proceeds will be invested in War Savings Stamps. •••
Opening of Landa’s Park East-er-Sunday, March 31 will feature the most beautiful amusement park in the South with dancing, boating, swimming and other amusements. Dancing is from 2 pm to 7 pm and from 8 pm to midnight. Take a dip in the Comal. The bath-house is open everyday in the week.
The Opera House’s Saturday feature is "Princess Virtue” with May Murray and Charlie Chaplin in Ole comedy “Adventuress’’.
The Buerger mask ball at Matz-dorff Halt last Saturday was remarkably well attended, 140 admissions being paid. Oberkampf and Schreier are popular hosts.
50 years ago (1943)
Translator: Batty Pfeuftar Trie ach
Archbishop Robert E. Lucey, D.D. of San Antonio with address as meeting of the New Braunfels Deanery of the council of Catholic men Sunday afternoon at Echo Hall. Rev. J.J. Wahlen, M.S.F.
will act as moderator.
A prominent local man, Albert Vogel, New Braunfels real estate dealer was stricken suddenly Sat-urday night about 10:45 in Blue’s Sugar Bowl and died enroute to the hospital in the Doeppen-schmidt ambulance.
2nd Lt. Elton Erben having completed a six weeks course of military instruction and physical conditioning at the Air Forces Officer Training School at Miami Beach, Florida, was graduated with his class in the Air Forces of the Army of the United States....As a civilian Lt Erben lived at 749 W. Mill, New Braunfels, Texas. His mother, Mrs.
Hertha Erben still lives at the same address.
Mrs. Avery will return Tuesday to give a Book Review at 8 P.M., Carl Schurz School Auditorium sponsored by the Professional Women’s Club.
On Friday and Saturday the Brauntex Theater presents "Dr. Gillespie’s New Assistant” with Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson and Susan Peters.
Rosemarie Leissner Gregory ie editor of the Comal County Hie-torical Commission, Sphienburg Museum and Archives, 1993.
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