THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas May 3, 1946
Local news: A number of men are assisting Jack Griebel in putting in a cement floor in the sheep barn which will be used as a cow barn until a new barn can be built. Misses Pearl and Ella Roland and LaVonne Subra are ill with mumps at the Joe Roland home. A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Gerhardt Gahler at the Lake City hospital Saturday of last week. C. W. Robinson returned on Friday from Minneapolis, where he had spent the week taking treatments. Donald Schroeder of the merchant marine came from New Orleans last week to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schroeder. Mazeppa high school defeated Lewiston 15-5 in a conference ball game here last Thursday. Glen Goodman, hurling for the winners, was in trouble only in the second inning of the argument. Receiving for Mazeppa was Francis Palzer. The Plainview and Mazeppa high school nines participated in a close ball game Wednesday until the sixth inning, when the hosts scored 17 runs. The final score was Plainview 20 –Mazeppa 2. Swanson pitched for Mazeppa and Carter for Plainview. J.B. Gregoire is shingling his garage this week and Herman Behm has just finished shingling his barn. Mrs. Edda Majerus of Harvey, Montana came Friday to spend some time with Mr. and Mrs. Hub Schafer. She is receiving medical attention at the Clinic. Word was received of the death of Mrs. Bert Glamm of Pine Island. She is the sister of Mrs. Mary Manthei. Miss Jeanette Kuehn spent Thursday of last week in Rochester visiting her sister, Barbara, and Miss Dorothy Cliff. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Krier are the proud parents of a son born last Friday at St. John’s Hospital, Red Wing. Miss Kathryn Fritz, formerly of Mazeppa and recently discharged from the army nurse corps, has accepted a position as public health nurse for Olmsted County. Jack Frost Chicks and Turkey Poults are now being sold by Rothfork Produce. Our chicks and poults are nationally known to be better. Immediate delivery can be made. Give your baby chicks the best protection you can buy----Hilltop Laboratories “K-M”…….drinking water antiseptic….tonic….and laxative. It does a good job and not at all expensive. Your reliable Hilltop Dealer, Rothfork Produce, Mazeppa. May 10, 1946 LOCAL WOMAN WINS ACCIDENT SUIT LAST WEEK: Red Wing--A $5000. Verdict against the father of a woman plaintiff from Mazeppa was returned in an automobile accident case by a jury in Goodhue county district court. The verdict was returned in favor of Mrs. Catherine Scott of Mazeppa in an action against her father, Michael Gillespie, of Hay Creek and J.H. Dammann of Red Wing. FORMER MAZEPPA PHYSICIAN DIES: Rev. Ernest E. Day has sent to The Journal the obituary of Dr. James F. Percy, taken from the Los Angeles times, and writes: “Perhaps you were too young to remember the coming to Mazeppa many years ago of Dr. James E. Percy. He was a gay young Irish doctor, full of life, and he made a great impression on the community. Many years ago the doctor came to Los Angeles and has been know for many years as a cancer specialist, and has had a large following. Dr. Percy died very suddenly April 26 from a heart attack. Funeral services for Dr. James F. Percy, 82, eminent physician and cancer specialist who devised surgical instruments for cancer treatment used throughout the world will be conducted tomorrow in Church of Recessional, Forest Lawn, Memorial-Park. Local News: Leo Majerus has taken a position with Valley Motor and Implement Co. Alton Mathison of Winona came last Thursday to take the position of assistant buttermaker at creamery succeeding Glen Siems, who is now buttermaker at Bellechester. Mr. Mathison and family have moved to the Herb Vik home east of town, Mr. Vik and family having moved to the Gene Sibley home. Glen Goodman pitched a one-hit game Friday to blank Elgin 16-0 high school. Work is being completed on the new plate glass front for the Ore Oelkers store. Mr. Oelkers now has space stretching across the entire front of the former Ford-Nichols store. He has made a great improvement on his corner. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Tom O’Reilly of Goodhue at St. John’s Hospital, Red Wing, Friday, May 3. Mrs. O’Reilly is the former Mary Ellen Gombert. Historical Happenings are taken directly from the archives of the original papers as printed. Any discrepancies need to be taken up with the Editor and Publisher of the said papers, who are long since deceased.