Dec., 2019- Messenger THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas MARCH 18, 1949 IT NEVER HAPPENS TO YE EDITOR At more or less frequent intervals we have happy privilege of telling our readers about perfect pinochle, bridge, cribbage and other cards hands. Never have we had the privilege of holding one. It comes now from Minneapolis news of Mrs. E. P. Blanchard, in a cribbage four-come with her husband and two friends, drawing three fives and a jack and turning the matching five. Some folks have all the luck. MUNICIPAL LIQUOR STORE MAY BE ESTABLISHED APRIL 1 At a meeting held Friday evening at city hall, the local council discussed plans whereby the establishment of the municipal store might effected April 1. Owners of the present stores were present and informed the council that it would be to their benefit to cease operations April 1. Both parties agreed on outside appraisal and inventory and the city will pay operators for whatever stock is inventoried April 1, by April 10. Fixtures will be carried by owners until July 1, when the will be purchased by the village. Problems still to be ironed out by the council are; building, manager, employees and the raising of funds for the project. SOUTH MAZEPPA NEWS Laurel Sibley, six-year daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sibley returned home from the Lake City hospital Thursday, following an operation for appendicitis. They took her back Tuesday for a check –up. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wagner of Cudahy, Wis., sold their twenty-acre farm to Ralph McDonough, Saturday. He will put up a house this spring. ADDITIONAL LOCALS Ralph McDonough has been discharged from the army after serving over seven years and is at the Ami McDonough home. He arrived from Salina, Kansas, last Thursday. In a letter received from Norbert Tri last week, he states that Michaeline Hoffmann, of Santa Ana, Cal. came to visit them (Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Edmund Tri) over the week-end at Escondido. Norbert says that California is a great place and sends his best wished to his many Legion friends. Ralph, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schober, underwent an appendectomy Friday evening at St. John’s hospital. Little Gary Hofschulte has been ill at his home. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Schafer and family of Spring Valley were callers at the Clarence Schafer home Sunday. Mrs. Ignatz Grossbach came home Friday from Lake City, where she has been convalescing at the Elmer Geppert home. Clarence Schafer returned home Friday from St. Mary’s hospital, Rochester where he underwent an operation. Guests at the Paul Butlin home Sunday in honor of Penny’s second birthday were Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Butlin and Robert, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Resse and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jack and family and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Butlin and family of Rochester, and Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Kuntz and family of Marion. MARCH 25, 1949 SUPPLEMENT THIS WEEK The Journal is running a two-page supplement this week. Don’t miss the full-page sale ad of Maas Store. Tri Reburial Rites Conducted In the first such service in Mazeppa, reburial rites for Technician Fifth Grade Vincent P. Tri were conducted at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic church at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday by the Rev. D. J. Lavery. The 25-year- old soldier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Tri of Mazeppa, was killed in action on Okinawa April 27, 1945. Pallbearers were Wilfred Tri of Hastings, Lawrence Hofschulte, Conrad Hofschulte of Bellechester, Martin Prokasky, Lloyd Oelkers and Francis Gillespie. The latter three served with Technician Tri on the Hawaiian Islands. Along The Side Daydreaming: This is a heck of a time to be mentioning it, but state and county highway sanding crews certainly did a wonderful job of sanding this past winter…..Blue Monday note; to have the sun come out briefly, hurry up and wash, and then have showers the rest of the day……there must be powerful lot of germs blowing around these days-----half the people in town are, or have been ill…..raking the lawn is the next big chore looming on experiences (and worries)-----taking a toddler to church with you for the first time…..this is the time of year when I’d like to pick up and go somewhere where the sun is shining…… Bon Voyage Her many Mazeppa friends will be interested to hear that Mrs. Marie (Podulke) Burton is leaving soon to visit her home in Norway. She leaves St. Paul April 6 and will sail from New York, April 8. She will return some time next summer. Mrs. Burton stated, in renewing her subscription to The Journal, that her family will see that she gets in while in Norway. FOR SALE----Five-room house and lot under sealed bids, with owner reserving the right to accept or reject any or all bids, which will be acceptable until April 6, 1949. Box No. E. Mazeppa, Minn. John Hofschulte, Jr. owner. ROOMS FOR RENT---- Beginning April 1. Inquire at Schmitt’s Garage, Mazeppa, Minn. FOR SALE----New socket tools and wrenches. Priced reasonable. Walter Reiland, Mazeppa, Minn.