April 4, 1906 Theodore Hoffman: Theodore Hoffman, died at his home two miles north of Oronoco, Monday April 2, at 6:30 pm. aged 62 years. His health had been failing for some time. Mr. Hoffman was born in Luxemburg, Europe ,August 3, 1844. After coming to the United States he settle first- at Aurora, Ill. Afterward he came west and located at Lake City, Minn., where he resided several years. At 32 years of age he came to Mazeppa and later removed to Oronoco. He leaves six sons George and Frank of Rochester, Minn., John, Nicholas, Edward and Matthew Hoffman of Oronoco, and two daughters Mrs. Lizzie Tupper and Miss Celia Hoffman, also of Oronoco. Mrs. Hoffman died about twelve years ago. The funeral will be held at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church Thursday morning, Rev. Father Mueller officiating and the interment will be in the Catholic cemetery. Nicholas Hames: Nicholas Hames died Sunday night at the home of his son-in-law George Clemens, who resides about two miles from Pine Island. He was the brother-in-law of Mr. Peter Christnach of Mazeppa. Mr. Hames was nearly 70 years of age and was born in Luxemburg, Europe. He came to the United States in the year 1875 and located at Reads Landing, Minn., residing in that place about two years, subsequently coming to this locality. He leaves one daughter Mrs. George Clemens, of Pine Island. A sister-in-law Mrs. Michael Hames resides near Great Falls, Montana. The funeral was held at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning. The remains were laid to rest in the Catholic cemetery where the wife of the deceased was buried nearly twenty-five years ago. August Ilgin: An aged resident of Hammond, named IIgin was drowned in the Zumbro River at Hammond last Sunday morning between the hours of ten and eleven. Mr. IIgin had for a number of years made his home with a married daughter, Mrs. Jostock who reside about a mile from Hammond. Mr. ligen was nearly 80 years of age and it is understood that he has lately been in failing health. Just how he came to meet his death by drowning in the river is not definitely known but it is supposed that the old gentleman was suffering from mental aberration, and may have fallen from the ice, or he may jumped into the icy water of the Zumbro with the intent to commit suicide. The latter theory is held to be more probable, as he had made several attempts previously to end his life .. Mr. llgin leaves two sons John and Peter IIgin, also two daughters Mrs. Jostock and Mrs. Kelly. April 18, 1906 Henry Ahenman, died at the advanced age of seventy-nine years at his home Monday evening. The deceased is survived by four sons, and four daughters, August and Frank of New Haven, Mrs. Sophia Grosbach of Zumbrota, Mrs. Minnie Synder of Marshall and Francis, Susie, Henry and Rudolph who reside at home. Alfred Befort, the three year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Befort of Rochester, died at their home on Monday night last after an illness of several days. The remains will be brought to Mazeppa today and will be buried from St. Peter and Paul's church tomorrow and the remains laid to rest in the Catholic cemetery. April 25, 1906 Weddings: Mr. Albert E. Gilmer of Delano, Minn., and Mrs. HelenaA. Meek of Mazeppa, were married at Wabasha at 7:30 prn.Ap ·120. The groom is a young man of sterling qualities. The bride came to Mazeppa a number of weeks since from St. Paul d established a millinery store and already has many friends in this place. . Miss Clara Margaret Hilger of Mazeppa, and Mr. Jacob Hubberty were married at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church at 9 am. this morning. Miss Sybilla Hilger, sister of the bride was bridesmaid and the best man was John Hubberty, brother of the bride-groom. Eugene A. Ahem and Miss Annie Casper will be married at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church next Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock. Solemn high mass will be celebrated by Rev. Father Mueller the officiating clergyman. Miss Annie Casper is a sister of Mrs. Joseph Reiland and has many friends in Mazeppa. Eugene Ahem is a popular young man residing in Goodhue. May 9,1906 L. Scruby has leased the Zumbro Falls Messenger plant of H. Risch and has started building an editorial career. Last week's issue was gotten out under new management. Mr. Cyrus G. Hilgerson arrived in Mazeppa Friday evening from Two Harbors, Minn., where he has been employed for some time by one of. the leading mercantile establisments of that city. Monday morning he took his departure for Calgary, Alberta where he will enter the employ of Calgary Colonization Company. Mr. Hilgerson has numerous friends in Mazeppa who will wish him success in his venture in the great northwest. May 23,1906 Margaret Heitman: Mrs. Margaret A. Heitman died Saturday, May 19, at 3 am. At the home of her son, Fred Heitman at Zumbro Falls, aged 58 years,6 months and 1 day. She had been ill for about three months, the cause of death was dropsy. Margaret Anna Heitman, was born in Hanover, Germany, in 1847. Her husband departed this life ten years ago. She is survived by four sons, Claus, Fred, Henry and John Heitman, and three daughters, Kate, Margaret, and Mary. The funeral was held at the Lutheran church at Lincoln, Monday, May 21 , the Rev. Otto Seivers of Bear Valley officiating. The funeral was largely attended. The remains were laid at rest in the German Lutheran cemetery at Lincoln. May 30,1906 O.B. Krinke recently purchased an up-to date threshing machine from Ben Colby of Zumbrota. It is one of the best machines ever seen in this locality. Mrs. Frank Darcy returned from a visit to relatives in Plum City, Wis., one day last week. She was accompanied by her father, Michael Cotter, who expects to make his future home in Mazeppa. South Troy: Chas. Carley is having a telephone put in. Andrew Larson and family, of South Mazeppa, attended meeting here Sunday morning. A. Stedman made a business trip to Mazeppa Saturday. The Misses Grace Dale and Lulu Cooke went to Zumbro Falls Saturday evening where they took part in an entertainment.