C.C. Robinson is erecting a good barn on his town property.
Paul Krinke is furnishing his mansion with luxurious household decorations.
Tom Hallaway is now settled in his new quarters, in the basement of the Majerus building and is enjoying a good trade. Tom is a genial fellow and no doubt will prosper in his new undertaking. (Basement of the Mercantile)
Invitations are out announcing the marriage next Tuesday evening, April 30, of Miss Caroline Schram to James Stuart Robertson at the Congregational church. A wedding ball will be given at the hall after the ceremonies are performed. Miss Caroline is the daughter of Mrs. Anna Schram whose husband was the founder of this paper eighteen years ago, and Mr. Robertson represents the R.E. Jones Co. at his place during the past few years.
Mazeppa was crowded with people yesterday who came to attend the wedding of Befort-Riede. If such a crowd can be gathered by each wedding which takes place in the town what’s the matter with advertising for them and having them daily?
The Catholic Church in this place will in the near future be enlarged so as to accommodate about 100 more persons. To accomplish this, an addition 18 x 40 feet is proposed. For a long time past the church building has been incapable of doing justice to the large number of attendants, rendering this move necessary. They begin the work on the addition today.
On Tuesday of last week at the Lutheran Church(Poplar Grove) in South Mazeppa, Rev. C. Boernke tied the know which made Mr. Emil Fischer and Miss Anna Summerfield man and wife. The newly wedded couple at once began housekeeping in their home near Lean. The wedding was well attended by friends and relatives and THE TRIBUNE joins in them wishing them success.
Dr. G.H. Crary, the Red wing dentist, will visit Mazeppa again from Thursday Morning May 2, until Friday noon, May 3. His headquarters as heretofore will be at the Fowler House, and patrons are requested to call early and make appointments. The doctor is always very busy during his visits here. Painless extraction of teeth guaranteed.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Morse of Cadiz, Wis. Have purchase the Joe Sibley property and will make Mazeppa their future home.
Landlord Mongan is making some changes about the Hotel de Fowler which will add greatly to its appearance. Nels Nelson is the artist.
Jacob Yotter has the foundation for his new residence nearly completed and will begin the erection of the building soon. Charles Pehl is doing the mason work. (Ted Mehrkens farm)
Last Saturday evening while Nic Barnd, Nic Liffrig, and Orton Ford were driving down town from the latter’s residence, the horse they were driving became frightened by another team, which was trotting, and became unmanageable, when at the turn near Mrs. E. Owen’s residence. The cart was quickly upset, the occupants spilled out and the horse darted off on the Lake City road. It soon succeeded in breaking the cart and the harness and then dashed into a barbed wire fence, cutting itself somewhat but not seriously. All three of the gentlemen were somewhat bruised about the arms, shoulders etc., but sustained no serious injuries. The horse and cart are the property of Mr. Barnd.
Miss Lizzie Tri and Mr. Conrad Hofschulte will be married next Tuesday the Catholic Church at Belle Chester by Rev. Father Limberg. After the ceremonies are performed the friends of the contracting parties will be entertained at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. Tri, Sr.
Messrs. Phillips, & Co. are excavating for the laying of a substantial foundation wall under the north side of their store building. A brick fire wall will also be built as soon as the foundation wall is laid. When completed their store building will be completely fire proof except in front, and fire proof front will probably be put in a little later. Geo. Sullivan, Jack Smithson and Chas. Pehl are doing the work.
Last Friday morning Messrs., Nic Musty, Fred Winters and Nic Peters, who compose the township board of Chester, came to Mazeppa to inspect a new road grader which they desired to purchase for use in their township. The “Western Reversible”, manufactured at Aurora, Ill., is the style they preferred and after testing the machine they concluded the purchase of it. A.J. Moorhead, chairman of the Gillford board, was present to witness the grader in operation as his township is also desirous of purchasing one and will probably do so in the near future.
G.L. Gray, the artist, sketched 23 faces in this village last Monday. He takes an outline in a few minutes and his price for a finished portrait being within the reach of all he takes order without any trouble. The artist is finishing work at the Fowler House.