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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 3, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 2A □ Herald-Zeitung O Sunday, November 3,1996 Wurstfest schedule for today and Monday TODAY Gate I Jubilee Polka Band, noon to 5 p.m. Wursthalle Seven Dutchmen, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Myron Floren, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Litt’l Fishermen, 4 to 10:30 p.m. Das Grosse Zelt (The Big Tent) Myron Floren’s Bnthday Party & Accordion Choir, 11:30 a.m. Blasmusik Texas, 12:30 p.m. Alpenfest, 2 p.m. Musikkapclle Markt Erkheim, 3 p.m. Kinder Tanzer, 4 p.m. Freiwillige    Feuerwehr WINKELS, 5 p.m. Alpenfest, 6 p.m. Polish Folk Dancers of San Antonio, 7 p.m. Walburg Boys, 7:30 p.m. Freiwillige    Feuerwehr WINKELS, 8:30 p.m. TubaMeisters, 9:30 p.m. Das Kleine Zelt (The Little Tent) Toni Noichl, 11:30 a.m. Moslah German Band, 12:30 p.m. New Braunfels Village Brass Band, 1:30 p.m. Moslah German Band, 2:30 p.m. Das Kleine Zelt (The Little Tent) Shanty-Chor “Butjenter Blinkfuer,” 3:30 p.m. Kerry Christensen, master yodeler, 4 p.m. New Braunfels Kinderchor, 4:30 p.m. Walburg Boys, 5 p.m. Arthur Hillert Orchestra, 6 p.m. Kerry Christensen, master yodeler, 7 p.m. Kovanda’s Czech Band, 7:30 p.m. Arthur Hillert Orchestra, 8:30 p.m. Kovanda’s Czech Band, 9:30 p.m. •Other Events 8 a.m. Wursfest I OK Walk -Landa Park. IO a.m. to I p.pi. Annual Wurstfest Regatta I / Boardboats and Centerboards - Canyon Lake. IO a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour of Ferdinand Lindheimer Home. IO a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour of St. Martin’s Lutheran Church. IO a.m. to 4 p.m. Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. IO a.m. to 4 p.m. Wagenfuehr Barber Shop Museum. IO a.m. to 5 p.m. “Where in the World is Germany?’’ - Children’s Museum. IO a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Heritage Exhibit / “The Thirties: Winds of Change’VKaffee Haus - Civic Center. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wurstfest Art Show / New Braunfels Art League. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Kunst und Gewerbe (Arts & Crafts) - Landa Mill Building, adjacent to Wurstfest Gate #1 on Landa Street. Noon to 5 p.m. Walking tour of Conservation Plaza. Noon to 5 p.m. The Hummel Museum - hourly tours. I to 4 p.m. Tour of First Protestant Church and Grounds. ItoSp.m. Sophienburg Museum. 4 p.m. Worship Service/St. Martin’s Lutheran Church. 4:30 p.m. Old Time Melodrama/ “All for the Wurst” - Circle Arts Theatre. MONDAY Wursthalle Cloverleaf Orchestra, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Myron Floren & Band, 8 to 9:30 p.m. Das Grosse Zelt (The Big Tent) Alpen Spielers, 5:30 p.m. Alpenfest, 6:30 p.m. Freiwillige    Feuerwehr WINKELS, 7:30 p.m. Alpen Spielers, 8:30 p.m. Alpenfest, 9:30 p.m. Das Kleine Zelt (The Little Tent) Toni Noichl, 5:30 p.m. Pretzel Benders, 6:30 p.m. Oma and the Oompahs, 7:30 p.m. Kerry Christensen, master yodeler, 8:30 p.m. Rennie Guenther’s Village Band, 9 p.m. Kerry Christensen, master yodeler, 10 p.m. •Other Events 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Where in the World is Germany?” - Children’s Museum. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour of First Protestant Church and Grounds. IO a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour of Ferdinand Lindheimer Home. IO a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour of St. Martin’s Lutheran Church. IO a.m. to 4 p.m. Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. IO a m. to 4 p.m. Wagenfuehr Barber Shop Museum. IO a.m. to 5 p.m. Tour of Conservation Plaza. IO a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hummel Museum - hourly tours. IO a.m. to 5 p.m. Sophienburg Museum. IO a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Heritage Exhibit/“The Thirties: Winds of Change’VKaffee Haus - Civic Center. IO a.m. to 6 p.m. Wurstfest Art Show/New Braunfels Art League. Noon to I p.m. Plaza Noon Tunes - Downtown Plaza Bandstand. 7 p.m. Old Time Melodrama/ “All for the Wurst” - Circle Arts Theatre.Obituaries Alton V. Thomas Allen V. Thomas, age 88, of New Braunfels, died Friday Nov. I, 19%, at the Colonial Manor Care Center. Mr. Thomas was bom April 5, 1908 in Falls County, TX. He married Lorene A. Bargander, who survives him. Mr. Thomas retired from Mission Valley Mills after many years of service. He is survived by his wife, Lorene A. Thomas of New Braunfels; sons George A. Thomas and Kenneth W. Thomas Sr., both of New Braunfels; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Jean Thomas; a son, W.C. Thomas; and brothers Arthur Thomas and Ted Thomas. Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wilburn Taylor officiating. Interment will follow at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park. Visitation will begin after 2 p.m. Sunday. Triumphant Lutheran Church in Garden Ridge or to Hospice New Braunfels. Visitation begins after 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at Zoeller Funeral Home. Poppies mean $2 million per year for needy veterans, their families Proceeds from the annual distribution of more than 25 million poppies under the guidance of the American Legion Auxiliary amount to more than $2 million, every penny of which is devoted to veterans affairs and rehabilitation work by both the Amencan Legion and Auxiliary, including aid to needy veterans and their families. The method of distribution varies in the legion's 54 departments, depending upon the nature of the demands for help. Each of the 12,000 American Legion units in communities scattered all over the United States, its territorial possessions and in foreign countries where veterans reside maintains a Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Committee working under a chairman, and a Children and Youth Committee with its chairman. These unit chairmen are assisted by state chairmen of similar committees, who in turn work under guidance of a National Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation chairman and a National Children and Youth chairman.    * Poppy Days, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Comal Unit 179, will be observed Nov. 8 and 9. Texas Today Report: Now Texas Tech System may be in works SAN ANGELO — A variety of plans are being discussed to bring several small state universities into a new Texas Tech University System, the San Angelo Standard-Times has reported. The subject of a new state university system has been circulating through the hallways of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the administrative offices of many state campuses, the newspaper reported in {^copyright story in its Friday Jex^s Tech Chancellor John Montfort! confirmed this week that his school's board is pushing the discussion but cautioned that Tech is not ready to take any proposals to the Texas Legislature. Heavy rains may finally and drought DALLAS — No one is saying that the drought’s over, but encouraging signs are popping up all over the place — most notably, heavy rains since August and a recently released winter forecast. Forecasters are expecting above-average rainfall for the next 90 days, said George Bomar, a meteorologist at the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. "I hope that s right,” Bomar said. “But you have to remember that winters are typically dry in Texas.” Genetic emphysema screening available today Bradberry says he’ll announce decision on job offer Tuesday Residents in the San Antonio/New Braunfels area are urged to participate in a free blood screening to determine whether or not they have alpha I-antitrypsin deficiency (A I AD), or genetic emphysema, as it’s more commonly known, an often unrecognized form of lung disease most common in people of Northern European descent. The screening, which consists of a simple blood test, will be held today to coincide with Wurstfet’* The screening will runf rom IO a m. to 5 p.m. today in the the Correction Information that ran with a photograph of Phyllis Schertz in the Wurstfest ’96 section should have said her business is located in The Clothes Tree at 453 W. San Antonio St. New Braunfels Utilities conference room on the Main Plaza. Genetic emphysema is the second leading genetic killer of Caucasians in the United States and can be lifethreatening if not detected. The screening, which will be conducted by the Alpha I National Association, an organization devoted to improving awareness and recognition of the disease, is being held in New Braunfels because of the large population of people of Northern European descent. Lotto Toxm New Braunfels Independent School District Superintendent Charles Bradberry said he visited Friday with some officials from the district whose officials are offering him the superintendent job, but said he will wait until Tuesday to announce his plans. Bradberry, who is in his 14th year here at the NB1SD, received an offer to become the superintendent for Keller Independent School District near Fort Worth about two weeks ago. The Unitarian Universalists will have a representative from the Comal County Women’s Shelter speak on the history, role and goals of the Women’s Shelter on Wednesday, Nov. 6,7:30 pm at the Faith United Church of Christ, 970 N. Loop 377. Everyone is invited. 5,15, 19,20, 31,37 Est $10 million jackpot —TEXHS-r. LOTTERY Every Wed NkjIiI .it b (JO Public Invited Lie. «i7404uj<>i77 American Legion Post 179 410 W. Coll, New Braunfels (AorOM (ram lh* library) • 625-0179 Every friday Nigh! In Hie Lounge - Don Maynard Tournament ut Ruses Parade Dec. 29-Jan. 2,1997 •♦Tournament of Roses Parade •♦Universal Studios ♦•City tour ♦♦ Crystal Cathedral’s “Glory of Christmas” pageant ••Pre-parade float viewing $859 pp includes airfare Escorted from San Antonio Incredible Journeys, Inc. 1-800-777-5092 ^0f^^^^^^^^^^^sssttssttssmsetssssssssssssssseesssssssssnsssi Don’t miss that prize buck because things look fuzzy I 0 Largest selection of glasses in town. Come see us. One Hour Service Available On Most PrescriptionsI^Aj Creative Eyewear \JN4 N. Walnut. New Braunf.U • (210) 625-9770 v November 1-10, 1996 in New BraunfelsWURSTFEST Your Link to German Fun, Food & Music A unique celebration rich in German culture and full of Texas fun. Myron Floren, Jimmy Sturr and 60 other groups perform during the 36th annual sausage celebration! Great food, special events, dancing, costumes and most of all “Gemuelichkeit” (good times - German style). Wurstfest Grounds in Landa Park. Open weekdays at 5 p.m. & weekends at ll a.m.WURS Ticket BRING THIS COUPON & GET ONE FREE ADMISSION WITH ONE PAID ADMISSION Nov. 3, 4, 5 & 6 only FOR MORE INFO., CALL (210) 625-9167 rFUNER^L HOME Emma dont celt Umtartz Mrs. Eugene Linnartz (nee Emma Jentsch) of Comfort passed away in the Comfort Garden Home on Thursday, Oct. 31, at the age of 101 years. Emma Linnartz is survived by three sons, one daughter and spouse: Erick and Ophelia Linnartz of Devine; Elvira, Mrs. Erick Biermann of Comfort, Norwin and Melba Linnartz of Baton Rouge. La., Donald and Margie Linnartz of Atlanta, Ga., 11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren. The funeral service for Emma Linnartz will be held on Monday, Nov. 4, at IO a.m. in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Comfort with Rev. Sam Radoman officiating; interment in the Comfort Cemetary; for those who so desire may make memorial contributions in her honor to the Comfort Cemetary, Immanuel Lutheran Church or to the charity of your choice; visitation will begin at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3 in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Comfort. Schaetter Funeral Home, Comfort Mary E. Tucker Mary E. Tucker of New Braunfels died Saturday, Nov. 2, 19% at New Braunfels. She was bom June 14, 1924 at Lockhart, Texas to Bertie (Cearley) Hammontree and McDaniel Hammontree. She married James W. Tucker who died Nov. 30, 1991. She was a retired spinner for the Mission Valley Mill. Surviving relatives include son: James Walker Tucker, Jr.; daughter: Janice Rudeloff and husband, Russell, of Seguin, Texas; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Graveside services are scheduled for I p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, 1996 at the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Rick Bartlett officiating. Visitation will be held at rFUNERAL HOME Eleonora Gtorhart Maimer Eleonora Gerhart Heimer, age 84, of Garden Ridge, TX., died Saturday, Nov. 2, 1996, at the Colonial Manor Care Center in New Braunfels. She was bom April 14, 1912, in Comal County to Edward Gerhart and Laura Schneider Gerhart. She married Melvin Heimer on Dec. 19, 1936, in New Braunfels, She was a homemaker and a member of the Triumphant Lutheran Church, Bracken VFD Auxiliary and the Hermann Sons Lodge No. 127 of Spring Branch. Survivors are her husband, Melvin Heimer of Garden Ridge; daughter, Clarine and her husband, Bennie Syamken, of Garden Ridge; sister-in-law, Eteska Schlather of New Braunfels; brothers-in-law Harold Heimer and his wife, Louella, of Floresville and Harry Heimer of Spring Branch; a grandson, Cary Syamken of Austin; a cousin, Melford Georg and his wife, Laverne, of Garden Ridge. Funeral services are Tuesday, Nov. 5, at IO a.m. at the Triumphant Lutheran Church in Garden Ridge with Rev. Douglas J. Schoelles officiating. Interment will follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park inNew Braunfels. PkHboarers will to Doeppenscbmidt Funeral, Homo \ Cary Syififtlt6hVTtfbtfbi'ff’ 03‘ Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. Mfcmbriafc Donald Oerhart, Gtiff StfhTJrtlftfr,’ ’ may be given to Hospice New Stanley Georg and Wilbert Lenz. Braunfels. Memorials may be made to the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Advertise in the Herald-Zeitung by calling 625-9144. “NOTICE OF EVENT” FOR FARMERS AND RANCHERS IN COMAL COUNTY “GLO WF EST *96" will be held in New Braunfels, Coma] County, Texas on Saturday and Sunday, December 14th Ac 15th. This hot air balloon (estival and “alow" is pan of the holiday season program called “Festtage in New Braunfels" (German for Holidays in New Braunfels). Some 20 balloonists will come from around the country to participate in this invitational festival. Glowfest ‘96 will be a family oriented weekend of run and excitement. Weather permitting, the event will include a daybreak “fly-over* by the balloonists on Saturday morning from various pans of New Braunfels; a “glowing" of the balloons (tethered balloons glow like giant illuminated Christmas balls) at dusk in Prince Solms Park, Saturday evening; and a dawn mass ascension from one central location of all the balloonists on Sunday morning. Due to the nature of balloon flying and its dependence on air currents, it is not always possible to control target landings of the balloons. Therefore, air currents may bring tne balloonists on or near your property on the mornings of December 14th and 15th. Their landing could indude a touch down only and an immediate ascension or it may require assistance by a “chase” vehide, requiring ingress to your property Partidpation by landowners can be an exciting “once in a lifetime" experience. The behold. They are, however, p nding on your property, pie and leave a message for Mn. Hicks, Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, balloons are spectacular and beautiful to behold. They are, however, propelled by propane and noisy. If you have concerns about the balloons landing on your property, please call (210) 625-2385 or write “Glowfest *96" do Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 3U417, New Braunfels, Texas 78131-1417. Someone will call you or be glad to visit you.On November 5th, reelect Gloria K. Clennan Tax Assessor/Collector Cristina Zamora County Commissioner, Pct. 3 Jose Gomez Constable, Pct. I and elect........ Vicid Langham County Attorney Louis “Charlie” Millican County Commissioner, Pct. I Jim Sutton Constable, Pct. 4because when Democrats win, everybody wins! VOTE DEMOCRATIC! PD. POL. AD BY COMAL COUNTY DEMOCRATS, P.O. BOX 310767, NEW BRAUNFELS, TX 78130, JILL SONDEEN, TREA. ;