Since Ore Oelkers painted the front of his building bright red, the temperature
has gone up several degrees down in this part of town.
PENMANSHIP AWARDS- Sixteen seventh and eighth graders have earned the Final Certificate Award in penmanship under Miss Goetting. Eight more earned junior certificates, four more than received them on their first try early this spring. To receive the certificates themselves students will have to pay 35 cents for a Final certificate or 30 cents for a Junior Certificate. This is optional.
Kicked in the Mouth by Horse- Vincent Scott of East Mazeppa was kicked in the mouth by a horse Monday forenoon while hooking a tug. He got between two horses and when one kicked the other he was in the way. Three stitches were taken in his lip at Dr. Bowers; and he lost several teeth.
Among those from this section attending the meeting of school bus drivers at Wabasha Friday were Art Hoeft, Vern Siems, J.S. Wild, and Geo. Warren. Cars were checked for licenses, brakes, lights, etc. and safety slides were shown to encourage that precaution. About 50 were present.
Percy Jarrett was in town Friday for paint to complete his three new farm buildings—-a barn, hog house and chicken coop. Percy says that he can buy to more advantage in Mazeppa than further away is pleased with everything he got here from material to men.
Miss Celia Majerus of Plainview has taken a position at the Mons Larson tavern.
John Bergstralh, who has been working in California, returned last week for a couple of weeks’ visit at his parents’ in South Mazeppa.
Ore Oelkers, W.F. Smith, C.G. Helgerson and O.G. Nichols went to Wabasha Monday to attend a meeting called to explain the food stamp plan. Another meeting has been called to go further into this complicated matter.
The special Sunday dinner at the Walker café Sunday was attended by a large number. Out of town persons present included Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ford of Rochester. Everyone was pleased with the menu and service of the newly equipped and redecorated cafe
Auction Sale: Salvage from WPA Project at the schoolhouse will be sold on the premises- Saturday, May 24, 1941 at 1 p.m. Independent School Dist. No. 50, Mazeppa, Minn. P.J. Reiland Auctioneer. Ven V. Maas, Clerk
May 30, 1941
Miss Phoebe Harmon and Mr. Russell Dean were married at the J.H. Youngs home in Zumbro Saturday, May 24 at 2 p.m. by Rev. W.E. Reeve. Their attendants were Miss Audrey Youngs, a cousin of the bride and Ralph Hermann. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Edith Harmon and the groom the grandson of Mrs. Bessy Dean of South Troy.
Jack Kenney and Miss Leona Tolzman were married at Immaculate Conception church at Faribault. The groom’s grandmother is Mrs. Frank Clemens of Mazeppa.
Mrs. R.N. Bowers’ Killed In Auto Accident: A fatal automobile accident, resulting in the death of Mrs. R.N. Bowers of this village, saddened Mazeppa Monday. Dr. and Mrs. Bowers and their guest, Miss Jane Fishley, of Columbus, Ohio were returning from Lake City, where the doctor visits the hospital forenoons, and Mrs. Bowers was driving the coupe. About two miles east of Mazeppa on No. 60, where the road turns to Harold Anderson, the road is “wash boarded.” Mrs. Bowers was thrown out of the car and pinned under a door. The doctor and Miss Fishley could not lift it.
Murdoch & Hatfield- John W. Murdoch and Arnold W. Hartfield- Attorney’s & Counselors at Law- Office in Maas Block
Robert N. Bowers, M.D. – Physician and Surgeon- Office in Wagner Block- Office Phone 86- Resident Phone 81
City Dray Line, Walter Schumacher, Prop- Phone orders given prompt attention. Telephone 45-3 Ice by the Pound