New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 29, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas
Comal County Historical Commission Sophienburg Museum and Archives Rosemarie Leissner Gregory Special to the Herald-Zeitung
125 years ago (1871) Translators: Carl and Ethel Saur
Theodor Goldbeck and family left New Braunfels Monday for Sacramento, California where they will reside. Goldbeck was an early New Braunfels settler, then moved to Mexico for a while and again back to New Braunfels.
After several days of rain showers, a 3*'* inch rain last Wednesday night brought the Comal and Guadalupe to flood level. Uibans Ferry, Torrey Mill and Schulz’s Ferry Boat received damage and the temporary bridge across the Comal was swept away.
Locales: F. Homann, local saddle-maker, is building a 2 - story home on Seguin Street....The Gymnastic Society of New Braunfels plans to build a gymnastics hall soon C.L. Probandt, San
Antonio, has 20 acres of land, mile from die Plaza, for rent - can be irrigated.
IOO years ago (1896) Translator Lottie Nebergall Miller
At a meeting of the Social Club on Friday, May 22, it was decided to open the bowling alleys to the disposal of the women every Monday and Wednesday nights. All members’ attention is called to this decision.
Farmers, when you come to town, take a good piece of meat and some sausage back home with you from F.Schumam.
The price of cotton is seven and 7'-cents in New Braunfels.
There is a wonderful selection of pmsob for the sun aft Skknnar's Shop.
75 years ago (1921): Arlene Krueger Seales
The old Gottlich Zipp building on Seguin Street is being fitted up with cement floors and otherwise arranged for a garage and as soon as it can be made ready Messrs. Hairy and Oscar Luersen, father and son, will commence business therein. They were in San Antonio the first of the week purchasing the necessary tools, etc. It will be known as tire Luerson Auto Company. The younger Luerson has been in the same business in the county for some ten or twelve years, his last work being at Greene.
The following made up a merry picnic party to Medina Lake Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Otto Rohde, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jahn, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Reinaiz, Mr. and Mrs. Rochelle Cored), Mr. and Mrs. Victor Roth, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gerlich, Dr. and Mrs. R. Wright and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Nuhn. It was an ideal day for such an occasion.
Noyes Starr celebrated his 11th birthday anniversary with a delightful party at die home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Starr on Saturday afternoon. The table in the dining room was attractively decorated in cut flowers and baskets of fruit. The plate favors were pretty little cupids. The pretty birthday cake was beautifully decorated with cherries. After playing numvercus games in which Ottilie Kuhfoss capture the prize, the guests were led into the dining room where delicious refreshments were served, Mrs. Starr being assisted by Mrs. J. R. Fuchs. The host received many pretty presents. Those invited were Angela Zipp, Ottilie Kuh-fiiss, Else Wagenfiiehr, Helen Nellis, Margaret Scholl, Caroline Preuffer, Any Frances Naegelin, Dorothy
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Behrens, Elizabeth Pfeuffer, Dorothy Hathaway, Frances Eleanor Voigt, Hazel Suttle, Henry Komeier, Ernest Druebert, Fred Mergele, Bernhard Schriewer, Erhard Schwamkmg, Jesse Hampe, Udo Penshom, Marcus Fuchs, James Roessing, Louis Seekatz, Howard Locke, Junior Fuchs, Aubiy Sands, Alex Wagenfuehr and A.C. McKinney, Junior.
Contractor Ernst Koch recently did a very difficult piece of work on house moving in Comaltown when he lifted the upper the or second story from the Jarisch building, and relocated it on the lots some blocks away. He then fitted it up as a residence and also die lower floor from which this story was taken. There were six rooms in this upper story.
50 years ago (1946): Betty Pfeuffer Triesch
Hon. Coke Stevenson, Governor of Texas, was the featured speaker on the Main Plaza when New Braunfels its three-day Centennial celebration. The program ended with a band concert by
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the Comal Post American Legion band at 6:00 pm So incidentally a dinner honoring invited guests and attended by die first local citizens obtaining tickets within die limit of 150 drat can be handled will be going on at the Hotel Faust.
CENTENNIAL BANQUET - 6:00 pm FRIDAY, HOTEL FAUST The Centennial Banquet at which prominent guests and visitors to the Centennial are to be entertained will be held at Hotel Faust. Tickets to this banquet are to be had at die Chamber of Commerce office. The number of tickets is very limited, and they will be reserved in toe order in which they are called for until they have been depleted. The price is $1.50 per plate. Those wishing to attend are urged to call for their tickets at the earliest moment.
DANCE SUNDAY NIGHT 9:00 till 1:00 At LANDA PARK OPEN AIR DANCE HALL Admission: Gentlemen 50 cents Ladies 25 cents (Tax Included) Music By Stahl’s Premiers.
Special business session of members of the First Church on Sunday
following the worship services was called to name the auditorium which has served as a community center since its completion in 1930....The name decided upon was “Seele Parish House” in honor of Hermann Seele who not only served as first school teacher of the colony of New Braunfels but served the church in its organization
in 1845 to his death in 1902.
Students of New Braunfels High School will play the leading roles in “The Groom Said No,” a three-act Comedy to be presented by die Dramatics Class in two performances, Thursday and Friday, at the High School auditorium. Playing the male roles are Bobby Billings, Merrit Schumann, Bernard Bose, Kenneth Leifeste, and Carrol Schumann. Students playing the feminine roles are Jean Lackey, Billie Lou Lucked, Nell Rose Daunt, Cannel Dietz, Doris Timmennann, and Peggy Ludwig.
25 years ago (1971) Myra Lee Adams Goff
A series of break-ins in the Canyon
Lake area have been providing free food and lodging for a band of gypsy-type intruders. The Comal County Sheriffs Office has been receiving reports of break-ins for the past week, with over 20 reported as of press time. The intruders are using the same method of entry in each case. The screen on a window at the rear or side of the residence is tom off and the glass smashed, allowing the intruders into die building. Reports started coming into die sheriffs office Saturday, as out-of-towners began coming to their summer homes for the weekend. The intruders are drinking beer and soda, eating food, and using the beds of the homes. In one case, the intruders consumed chicken, meat, and spaghetti, and washed the dishes before they left Sally J. Nohe received a bachelor of science degree in home economics from foe University of Texas College of Arts and Sciences at commencement exercises held Saturday. Miss Nolte is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward P. Nolte of635 Elnino.
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