THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas
FRIDAY-AUGUST 5, 1949
WEDDINGS Miss Pauline Mulholland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Mulholland of South Mazeppa, became the bride of Mr. Neil Tallman son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Tallman of Fort Collins, Colorado, June 30, 1949 at Guayaquil, Ecuador, S.A.
MRS. FRANK TRI, SR. Funeral services were held at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2 for Mrs. Frank Tri, Sr., at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic church. The Rev. D.J. Lavery preached the funeral sermon and Father F. Ring said mass. Mrs. George Sand was organist and there were many flowers and spiritual bouquets. Pallbearers were Kenneth Tri, Duane Reding, Clarence Schafer, Norbert Tri, Louis Tri, and George Hofschulte. Interment was in the Catholic cemetery. Selma Anna Holmgren was born Feb. 14, 1870, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Holmgren, at Stockholm, Sweden. Jan. 27, 1892, she was married to Frank X. Tri at Bellechester with Father Limberg officiating. In addition to her husband, she is survived by four sons, George of Zumbrota, John of St. Paul, Fred of Kalispell, Mont., and Andrew (Bootz) of Williston, N.D.; three daughters, Agnes at home, Mrs. Leo Reding (Anna), and Mrs. Louis Liffrig (Mary) of Mazeppa.
Thanks! There’s always some good subscriber to come to our rescue, no matter how difficult the problem. In regard to the picture published last week, George Hoffman of Rochester writes that he has an enlargement and remembers the day it was taken. He states, “Happened to be on the old Nichols corner and saw them all lined up to have their picture taken. Here is Mr. Hoffman’s list: Frank Almeter, Nick Almeter, John Searles, Ted Irwin, Ed Hermann, Frank Ross, Walter Gregoire, Tom Carlon, Joe McCabe, George Carlon, Jay Tuttle, John Moulton, George Squire, and Noel Tuttle.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 1949 Scarlets Take Mazeppa in League Playoffs Mazeppa participation in the play-offs was short lived as the Red Wing Scarlets won the opening game 5-2 on the home diamond Sunday.
AUCTION CALENDAR STARTS The annual auction sale schedule of Maas Brothers, Auctioneers, begins this issue.
Resurfacing of 60 to Begin Soon Welcome word of progress on two road projects important to Mazeppa and vicinity was received this week. The following letter was received by Clyde E. Thomas from G.M. Christilaw, district maintenance engineer, in regard to T.H. 60. Bids were taken Aug. 5, 1949, for the bituminous surfacing on T.H. 60 that M.J. Hoffman, commissioner of highways. Craig Alexander was the low bidder and it will be several days before the job is awarded; then the contractor must start work on some portion of his contract within seven days. “I do not know if there are any plans to build the bridge in the near future.” Working on the Red Bridge is progressing rapidly and is a favorite spot these days for “sidewalk superintendents.”
Local News Mrs. Gilbert Schmitt began working as bookkeeper at the Mazeppa creamery Tuesday, replacing Miss Barbara Mulholland who resigned. Walter Reiland and Louis Tri returned Sunday from a trip to northern Minnesota and Canada. On their way they visited Mr. and Mrs. Peter Tri at Humboldt, Minn., went to Port Arthur, Canada, and went through the iron range. They left last Thursday morning. Faculty Complete As Local School Opening Draws Near Three new teachers will join the Mazeppa teaching staff when school gets under way this fall, to fill the vacancies created by the resignation of Miss Conger, Miss Flores and Mr. Edwardson.