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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 26, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas Fair dance winners Herald-Zertung photo* by Michael Oamall Top photo: Night in Old Now Braunfels dane* contest winners ara, from loft, Flo and Pat Badass, swing; Monroe and MyrtlsWsyel, country and western; Sue and Jerome Hanzmann, polka; and Flo and Hanno Hoffmann, waltz. The dance contest took piece Wednesday night during Night In Old New Braunfels at the Comal County Fair. At left: Thelma Stephenson and Emil Zlgsl cut a rug at the Comal County Fair Associations “Night in Old New Braunfels” celebration Wednesday nightVFW auxillary keeps busy McQueeney group has number of activities on tap Irene Henze, a member of the Ladies Auxiliary/VFW Post 9213 in McQueeney, was busy, busy getting food ready for Bingo in the kitchen at die post recently. The ladies prepare the food and manage the snack bar every Wednesday and Saturday night for Bingo. Every year a fund raiser is conducted for cancer aid and research. They always promote Americanism, making flag donations , and issuing certificates to individuals and businesses who fly flags regularly. Participation in Fiesta De Amistad’s “Hands Across the Border” helped provide more than 40,000 flags last year from Del Rio to Mexico. This event takes place every year the third weekend in October. Other projects include sponsoring Girl Scout Troop 721 in McQueeney. An especially important item on the agenda is putting together a child identification program for McQueeney Elementary School. Once a month members visit the veterans at Audie Murphy Hospital on the fifth and sixth floors. They take along enough sandwiches, cookies and cake for everyone. They Looking Back By ROSEMARIE LEISSNER GREGORY Special to the Herald-Zeitung 125 years ago (1872) translators: Carl and Ethel Saur I . Kessler offers for sale at cost a quuntit) of cotton bale bagging. < liristian Lange has a 45-acre farm foi rent with home and bam one mile from New Braunfels. I mil Braun provides refreshments room and board, and livery stable at Ill's bar loom and lodging close to the ( ourthouse. BHI >ears ago (1897) Translator: Louie Nehergali Miller All mail, it it is delivered promptly, must be at the local post office .ii least ti) minutes before the postmen start on their regular delivers routes. J.W. Nuhn. postmaster. No More Boll Weevils! Bus John Waddell's Weevil Destroyer at Tolle'n Ding Store. New Braunfels cotton market on Sept 22 listed: Middling at 5 3/4 cents, straight middling at 5 3/4 cents, and good middling at 5 7/8 cents. Seven (sounds of the best coffee at SI at Start/ in Smithson Valley. I larv est Fest at Smithson Valley on Sunday, Get. 5, beginning at three o’clock in the afternoon, dance at night I very one invited. 75 sears ago (1922): Arlene Krueger Seales I he ( Md rimers w iped the Kleiners oil the map at the bowling match last Thursday and it was hard to get even a safe guess at the scores. A.C. Plumevor was captain of the Old rimers and Frank Haase of the Youngsters. I he fumier won all three games w uh the scores 345 to 377; 35 7 to 393 and 325 to 360. Kdwin Staats delivered a load of stiila water to Saltier Sunday. Upon returning, an axle broke on his big truck. He walked eight miles to reach a telephone and still had his smile when he reached New Braunfels sevciul hours later. Supei fine Stationery....Standard FALL CARDS...Engraved Visiting Cards, Wedding Invitations, Announcements, Embossed Stationery....ROTH’S. LONG Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist In New Braunfels Saturday at the Plaza Hotel 50 years ago (1947): Betty Pfeuffer Triesch Comal County gained 1.252 acres of land along the Hays County line this week when a survey of the county line was completed by civil engineers. Margaret Sabring, 7 years old, of 1260 Stonewall, was hurt when hit by a bicycle. Hugo Nowotny hopes to gain the National Guard's “Assembly” quota of 20 men. Cpl. Wallace Howard, Robert Bose and Raymond Pehl are of the 155th F A. Headquarters Battery. 25 year* ago (1972) Myra Lee Adams Goff I he New Braunfels City Council accepted the resignation of City Attorney Tom Bunns at the Monday night meeting, ending six years of public service for the local attorney....In a letter to the council. Bunns said. “These years have been challenging years filled with many proud accomplishments for the city. I am proud of this record and proud of New Braunfels. I am grateful for the opportunity to have been part of a city administration which has accomplished so much in such a relatively short period of time”....Bunns said in his letter that his resignation was effective upon the appointment of a successor, “but in no event later than the first regular meeting in November of this year.” The council approved an agreement between the city and the chamber of commerce for contractual services for the fiscal year. The city will pay the chamber $10,000 for community and economic development services as agreed upon in January of this year....The money will be used for brochures, maps and other promotional services by the chamber. The money is to be taken from the sales tax receipts, and distributed to the chamber on a quarterly basis. EIKEL PARK....An offer of $5,000 from the Evening Lions Club for the development of the Eikel property into a park was accepted by the council. The City of New Braunfels received a city sales tax check for $83,385.45 Wednesday morning to cover the second quarter of 1972. Nearly 300 head of registered livestock are entered in the Open FALL ALLERGIES? Do you have a RUNNY NOSE, SNEEZING, CONGESTION or ITCF1Y EYES in September or October? lf so, we need volunteers for an allergy research study involving an investigational medication. ADULTS    vj/A pn * nor fob*    CHILDREN 12 YEARS * UP    NO CHAKUfc. rOR:    6. ll YEARS old ?rs'1-    • Allergy skin testing * Physician monitoring * Lab tests Qualified patients may be compensated up to $120.00. CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH NEW BRAUNFELS. TX 78130 629-9036    609-0900    (METRO) Anna Conway visit local nursing homes, making sure veterans and their widows are remembered on special occasions and receive the care and attention they need. I’m sure these caring, hard working ladies are welcomed and appreciated Breeding Show of the Comal County Fair and judging begins with swine at 7:30 a.m. Friday. The fair continues through Sunday....Judging of 95 head of sheep and 30 head of goats starts at I p.m....Wool and mohair clips will be judged at 9 a.m. An exhibit of wool and mohair describing their grading and uses is part of the livestock show for the third year... Breeds of sheep on exhibit will be Hampshire, Suffolk, Cormedale, Southdown, Shropshire, Dorset all raised for their meat and Delaine and Rambouillet. Judging begins at 8 a.m. Saturday ...The 83 head of beef cattle in the show include Angus, Hereford, Charolais, Brahma, Santa Gertrudis, and Brangus.... C hampions of the Junior Fat Stock Show of the fair conducted Wednesday will take place during the exhibit throughout the entire fair....Poultry and rabbits, judged beginning at 8 a.m. today, are exhibited in another area of the fairgrounds....Eugen Moeller is livestock show chairman and Elroy Jonas is vice-chairman. Bill PeVey heads the poultry and rabbit show, assisted by Emanuel Haas. The Kelly Air Force Base airman found shot to death in Canyon Lake Sept. 17 apparently was killed between Friday evening and Saturday morning of the weekend he was found....Report of an autopsy performed at Wilford Hall Hospital, Lackland AFB, time of death of Air Cargo Specialist Walter Norman Jr. everywhere they go. The Flying Anglers 12th Annual Team Bass Tournament will take place at Hotshots Lakeview Camp on Oct. 24 at Lake McQueeney. Fishing times are from daylight to 3 p.m. Weigh in starts at 2:30 p.m. First (Mize is $600. Entry fee is $60 per team. Participation prizes also will be awarded by drawing with all participants present being eligible. For more information on rules and regulations, contact Kenny Ewald, president at (210)303-6622 or Melvin Kessler, registrar at (210)560-3369. Marilyn Stewart called to let me know that she and her husband Bob Stewart have a band, “Texas Country,” that is available to play for benefits, weddings, parties, etc. If you are in need of a country western band, call Marilyn at (210)914-4757. The McQueeney Lions Club will conduct a membership drive from Sept. 28 to Oct. 28, in hopes of recruiting about 20 members. If you are willing to spend a little time, a little effort and very little expense for a worthwhile cause as a member of a great civic organization, they want you as a Lion. For more information call Don Pollock at 560-1109 or Dan Sutton at 606-3277. To encourage new members, there will be no dues for the first six months. This is a great opportunity to see what the Lions are about, and it won’t cost you a dime. (Anne Conway (560-3406) is a Herald-Zeitung correspondent in McQueeney.) Th* B«st>taa InTownie :ASTFEAST BUFFET H 35 at Walnut Avenue 625-5165 between 24 and 45 hours before the body was pulled from Canyon Lake about 8 a.m. on Sunday. (Provided by the Comal County Historical Commission and the Sophienburg Museum and Archives) Recently Moved? Getting Married? New Baby? Give us a Alamo Workforce Development (AWD), Inc. JTRA Employment and'Raining Program Are you unemployed? Have you been laid off? Have your received a lay-off notice? Are you receiving public assistance? lf you answered YES to any of these questions, you may qualify for / employment and training services under the Job Training F>artnefshiprAct (JTF^A) programs. We assist with assessment, retraining, and job placement. Call our office to get more information on how we can help you or someone you know! AWD, Inc. 1110 W. San Antonio New Braunfels, Texas 78190 (830)629-2949 Monday -Thursday (8:00 a.m. - SKX) p.m.) Friday (SKN) ain. -12:00 pan.) AWD is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. . _ Auxiliary aids and services are available to indMduais upon requWU Reading matters “ TJ eading is the key that unlocks the door for L\.a bright future. I point this out to truancy defendants.” -Sty    TKtbuy New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung September is National Literacy Month ;