New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 7, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas
125 years ago (1870) Translators: Carl and Ethel Saur
Two Ranger Companies of 62 men each came through New Braunfels last Monday. Newly organized, each man has to furnish his own horse, six shooter and clothing. The state furnishes a rifle, ammunition, provisions and $50 a month in silver per Ranger.
On Saturday and Sunday a play will be presented at the Saengerhalle by the Huebner Theater Company.
At a meeting of New Braunfels Citizens in the Courthouse last Sunday afternoon George Weber was elected chairman with H.E. Fischer, secretary; H. Geissler, contributions chairman for a newly organized group formed to provide some assistance to the families of German soldiers fighting in the French-Prussian War. Also serving on the board is R. Bodeman, C.H. Holz, G.F. Groos, J. Voelker and L.A. Kessler.
IOO years ago (1895) Translator: Lottie Nebergall Miller
The child of Mr. Adolf Hartmann was bitten by a dog this morning while on the street.
Mr. Emil Giesecke is the travelling agent for the New Braunfels, Zeitung
Seventy-five cents by train to San Antonio and back available on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. Offer is good to Tuesday morning.
The Peninular cook stoves are the best and most practical that are made now-a-days. H.D. Gruene at Thornhill has received a whole car load and the stores are now to be bought in all sizes.
75 years ago (1920) Arlene Krueger Seales
The Lindheimer Scientific Club will meet dt New Braunfels High School Friday with the following program: The works of Lindheimer, by Fred
Alzheimer's and Dementia support groups meet on the first Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at 821 U.S. Hwy. 81 West, and on the third Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m. at the Senior Center on Landa St. Both meetings are free and open to the pubic. The meetings often feature special guests and speakers, and literature is also available to those in attendance. For more information, call 625-7526.
Grusne Kountry 4-H meetings have been changed from the third Thursday of each month to the third Tuesday of each month.
American Legion Comal Post #179 meets Thursday, Sept. 7 at 410 W. Coll Street. The executive committee meets at 7 p.m. and the regular meeting begins at 8 p.m. Unit #179 Auxiliary meets at 7:30 p.m.
The Men's Garden Club will meet Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the County extension Service office at 132 S. Water Lane. Mr. Scott Ogden will present a program on ‘Bulbs for the South.’
The Ferdinand Lindheimer Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic
of Texas will hold its first meting Saturday, Sept. 9 at Foerke Store at Conservation Plaza. Asocial will start at 9:30 a.m. at which time refreshments will be served. The meeting will begin at 10 am. Ail new members and prospective members are cordially invited.
On Aug. 12, a new support group was formed in New Braunfels. The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group will .meet on the second Saturday of each month from 10:30 a m. to 11:30 a.m. Meetings will be held in the meeting room at Dittlinger Library. The next meeting will be Saturday, Sept 9. For information, call John Morrow at 606-0229.
The Hummel Museum will hold its quarterly volunteer meeting Sept. 11 at the Hummel Museum. All volunteers are encouraged to attend and please bring a friend. For information, call Ursula Ehman at 625-5636.
The Comal County Aggie Moms wilt meet Sept. 11 at the New Braunfels High School Library at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in supporting Texas A&M University is welcome to join.
The monthly meeting of the New Braunfels Lioness Club will be held Monday, Sept. 11 at Ryan’s Steak-house. Meeting time is 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be the Honorable Melvin Chambers, 2-S3 District Governor of the international Association of Lions Clubs. AN members are urged to attend.
The Past Presidents of the Eagles Auxiliary will meet Monday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. at Krauses Cafe, Alma Williford , will be hostess.
Guadalupe Valley American Legion Post #35 and auxiliary will meet Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Meeting will be held at the Post Home on Sol ms Road. For information, call 629-1252.
The Comal County Scottish Rite Club will meet for its quarterly meeting Saturday, Sept. 16 at the John Newcombs Tennis Ranch, Highway;
Oheim; Radio in the A.L.., Harry Hanz; Scientific Jokes, Egan Tausch; Buzzer Practice, Arthur Mollenhauer. The Public is cordially invited to attend the technical meetings of the Club.
Miss Thekla Neuse, bom near New Braunfels, died at the home of her parents August 19, aged 18 years, nine months and two days, some two years since she had a attack of influenza and never entirely recovered from it. The morning of her death she was out in the yard for a walk with her father, and falling into the arms of her father, died a few minutes later. Her last whisper was: “Dear Savior, save me”. She was a member of the Protestant Church and had lived an exemplary Christian life. Burial took place the following day in New Braunfels cemetery, Rev. G. Momhinweg officiating. Surviving are her parents, Mr. August Neuse and wife, and three brothers, Max, Egon, and Amo., The honorary pallbearers were: Sida Reinarz, Ethel Voigt, Eva Zipp, Sophie Weidner, Etelka Voigt, Else Werner, Kola Albrecht, Sophie Kurre, Bruno Voigt, Erhart Voigt, Walter Schleicher, Benno Vogel, Henry Streuer, Jr. and Harry Hanz. Active: Herbert Neuse, Walter Treisch, Oscar Pape, Alfred Mark-wardt, Arthur Neuse and Erwin Tri-esch. Thirty young ladies carrying flowers, also escorted the remains to their last resting place
TERRELL WELLS is famous for its many cures of rheumatism, stomach troubles and all skin diseases. It is highly endorsed by all of the leading physicians of San Antonio....TERRELL WELLS....We submit for your physician’s approval, the analysis of this wonderful water....Terrell Wells has a modern hotel and an electrically equipped bath house in connection.
46,west of New Braunfels. Speaker will be Mike Gower of McAllen. Social hour at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be in the Waltzing Matilda Dining Room at 7 p.m. Members, bring a Mason, guest or friend and enjoy the evening out. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, Sept. 12. Call 964-3154 or 609-5735.
Unique Designs by Delores - mohair coats and jackets will be the special feature style show for the Christian Women’s Club luncheon at noon Sept. 12 at the Holiday Inn. Mary Vacek from Austin will be the special speaker and New Braunfels’ own Shirley Pfeuf-fer will bring special music. Reservations are needed for the lunch and free nursery by calling 907-2845 or 620-5205 Delores will be available after 2 p.m. for those who would like more information or to purchase a coat.
and is located five and half miles south of San Antonio.
50 years ago (1945) Betty Pfeuffer Triesch
A Double Dance for the benefit of the Center for Service Men is scheduled at Landa Park on Saturday night, September 22, the Center Steering
Committee announced today After
three years service the Center will close on October I.
New Braunfels will get a chance to see a number of local people in a full feature picture when “Over 21” comes to the Brauntex Theater next Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday....About 35 local people, under the sponsorship of the Camp and Hospital Service of the Red Cross headed by Mrs. Terry Adams participated in the filming of the feature picture at SAAC. San Antonio, several months ago when they served as families and sweethearts of the graduating class which is featured in the picture....It is expected that many local people may be recognized in the sequence depicting the graduating exercises and the moments immediately following
On Wednesday evening, August 29, Mrs. Hilmar Oberampf and Mrs. Wilfred Kneupper delightfully entertained with a Crystal Shower at Landa Park honoring Miss Vitginia Ludwig, whose marriage to Melvin Bading will take place on September the 8th The crystal was displayed on a table, covered with a lovely filet lace cloth, holding as its centerpiece a huge bowl of beautiful pink gladioli and blue and white daisies. When the honoree arrived the guests greeted her by singing “Happy Birthday”, as it was her natal day. Keeno was played and pretty prizes presented to the winners. The host-
The Green Thumb Garden Club
will meet in Landa Park, pavilion #16 at 10 a m. Sept. 12. Mark Ford with Hill Country Nursery will have charge of the program on water gardens.
Tuesday Morning Women’s Bible Study Club meets from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a m. at Christ Presbyterian Church. Epistle of Romans begins Sept. 12. Call 629-0405.
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Bracken Volunteer Fire Department will meet at 9:30 a m. Sept. 19 at the BVFD Community Hall. Membership is open to all women who wish to support the local Fire Dept. For information, call Mary Lou Henschel at 651-6854 or Jerne Champlin at 651-5926.
The Eagles Auxiliary will have its social meeting Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Clara Doeppenschmidt and Ned Groos will be social chairman and
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND PARTIES:
BRAUNTEX MATERIALS INC. has made application with the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission for renewal of Air Quality Permit No. 6296A for an Aggregate Screening Plant in New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas. The location of the existing facility is 1504 Wald Road. Additional information concerning this application is contained in the public notice section of this newspaper This notice is to be published on Sept. 7 and 8,1995.
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Experienced instructors teach tax law, theory and application. Classroom discussion and practice problems provide students with a thorough understanding of each tax topic included in the course. Students learn how to handle increasingly complex income tax situations as the course progresses.
Ideal for people who want to increase their tax knowledge, the course teaches students how to save money on their taxes and also prepares them for a rewarding career.
The affordable fee includes textbooks and supplies. Graduates receive certificates of achievement and continuing education units (CEU’s). Qualified graduates of the course may be offered job interviews with HAR Block but are under no obligation to accept employment.
Those interested in more information about the H & R Block income tax course may contact the H & R Block office at 138 N. Casted or call 625-3810.
esses served spiced tea with tasty sandwiches and coke The Public is cordially invited to attend the ANNUAL BAZAAR for the benefit of STS. PETER & PAUL CHURCH Saturday and Sunday, Country Sausage and Pot Roast Supper, Saturday, beginning at 5:30 P.M. till? Sunday, - Dinner: Hot Sausage and Pot Roast, starts at 11:30 A.M. Supper at 5:00 P.M. Hot Sausage and Pot Roast. Adults 75 cents - Children 45 cents. Amusements and refreshments on Church grounds during bazaar. Bingo, Fish Pond, Fancy Work etc Braunfels, Germany, Strangely Akin To Texas Namesake....By Claude Scruggs....It would seem that-apart from a couple of World Wars when we have had a marked dissimilarity of viewpoint-the parent town of Braunfels in Germany and the upstart child, New Braunfels, some 5000 miles removed, show a definite family resemblance....This interesting genealogical fact was demonstrated once again this week when a Chamber of Commerce folder from the parent metropolis showed up here in the possession of County treasurer Oscar Haas. It had come circuitously by way of Pastor Borne, formerly a citizen, from a soldier friend of his now stationed near Braunfels, Germany.. The folder, additional copies of which are being requested by the local chamber, is so remarkable like those glorifying the “Beauty Spot of Texas”, both in tone and appearance, that the casual reader might almost believe the sponsoring the same municipality, were it not for the obvious difference in languages.
Lieut. Edward R. Dedeke, USNR, has returned to the states after a tour of duty in the South Pacific and is now on leave at the home of his parents, Mr.
the officers will meet at 7 p.m.
The Garden Ridge Area Women's Club will start its programs with a coffee in Paul Davis City Park at 10:30 a.m, Sept. 20. Community officials and local organizations’ representatives will attend to help the club welcome new residents. For information, call Jerrie Champlin at 651-5926.
The Canyon Lake Retired Teachers will meet for the first meeting of the year Sept. 25 at 9.30 .rn. at the Rio Raft conference room in Sattler. Dr. Jerry Majors, superintendent of the Comal Schools will be guest speaker. AN retied school personnel are invited to attend. For information, call 899-4796.
The next executive board meeting for the SVHS PTSA will be Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in the school Ranger room. For information, call 885-22367.
and Mrs. Richard Dedeke. While in the South Pacific, he was stationed on New Caledonia, Bougainville, and in the Philippines. After his leave he will return to the Eight Naval District Headquarters.
25 years ago (1970) Myra Lee Adams Goff
NBISD Amended Budget Has $97,472 Surplus.
New Braunfels is “the only city I know of with a total decrease in burglaries, offenses, and accidents,” said Police Chief Larry Beauchamp in a report to the City Council at their regular meeting. New Braunfels also leads the national average in clearing of burglaries, said Beauchamp. As of July I of this year, he said, the national average was 19 per cent, while the local department averaged 35 per cent.
Milton Kaderli, cabinet secretary-trcasurer for District 2-S3, Lions International, presents a check for $2,576.38 to aid victims of Hurricane Celia, the combined donation of the 75 clubs in the Lions district, to William J. “Bill” Kolodzie, district governor. Kolodzie also serves as treasurer of the executive committee of the state Lions Council, which will distribute the money in the Corpus Christi area. All of the money will go directly to the needy, with none
to be spent for administrative costs. Kolodzie said District 2-S3 covers an area from Austin to Bryan and Seguin to Cameron.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Heimer and daughter, Rita, Mark Mathis, and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Dietert and son, James, have returned from an eight-day trip to Meza, Arizona, where they visited Lt. and Mrs. Len Reed Heimer. Lieutenant Heimer is in pilot training at Williams Air Force Base.
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The Thursday, Aug. 17 Herald-Zeitung contained 23 local stories. 175 local residents had their name in the paper that day, and eight had their photo in the paper. How long would you have to read another newspaper to get that much news about Comal County?
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