THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas
Friday, June 3, 1949
Thirteen to Graduate from MHS June 4 A.A. Hoffman, president of the board of education, will present the high school diplomas, after which the program will close with “Star Spangled Banner” by audience and band. Glen Goodman is valedictorian and Joanne Bright salutatorian of the graduating class. There are 13 members in the graduating class: Joanne L. Bright, Glen E. Goodman, Gloria Grossbach, Maurice J. Hoffmann, LeRoyce M. Ingham, Gerald A. Kruger, Jeanette A. Kuehn, Emily I. Lawrence, Frank E. Miller, Melva L. Oelkers, Christian A. Palzer, Duane L. Rietman and Ellen A. Smith.
Caroline Gahler New Legion Auxiliary Head Caroline Gahler was elected president of Mazeppa American Legion auxiliary at a meeting held in the Legion hall, Tuesday evening. She succeeds Eunice Almeter. Other officers elected were Lorraine Sand, first vice-president; Caroline Colling, second vice-president, Eileen Gerken, treasurer, and Mildred Gillespie, sergeant-at-arms. Helen Heaney was reappointed secretary and Raeburn Ramthun, chaplain. Other officers will be appointed by Mrs. Gahler in the near future.
HILGER FAMILY HOLDS REUNION HERE SUNDAY The annual reunion of the Hilger family was held in the Mazeppa Park, Sunday. Present were Mrs. Rose Hilger and son Jack and Mrs. Bob Temple of Winnebago, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hilger and family, Mrs. Teresa Hilger and son Dick, Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Hilger and family, Mrs. Mayme Hilger, Mrs. Eva Hilger and son John, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tschida and family of St. Paul; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Huberty and son Tommy and Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Huberty of Rochester; Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Hilger of Wabasha; Catherine Hilger of Lewiston; Mrs. Annie Hilger and Mrs. Joe O’Gorman of Pine Island; Mr. and Mrs. George Sand and family, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Sand and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schmitt, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Sand and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Schmitt, Mr. and Mrs. J.V. Webster and family and Gen Huberty of Mazeppa. A delicious picnic lunch was enjoyed.
MRS. FRANCES PONCELET Funeral services were held for Mrs. Frances Poncelet of Bellechester, this Thursday morning at St. Mary’s church Bellechester. Mrs. Poncelet passed away Sunday morning at a Red Wing hospital. A complete obituary will be given in next week’s Journal.
Local News Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Arnold and family of Rochester were Mazeppa visitors, Memorial Day. Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Croxford of Rochester visited her mother, Mrs. David Jones, Sunday and Memorial Day. Walter Reiland attended a four-day course, given by the Standard Oil Co. School at Rochester last week.
FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 1949
Kuehn tops District Buttermakers’ Score Eldred Kuehn, local creamery manager, took top honors in his district’s Spring Educational Butter Contest with a score of 98.52 The Journal extends its heartiest congratulations to Mr. Kuehn on his district championship and wishes him the best of luck on his try for his fourth State Championship.
Lavery 50th Jubilee Thursday On Thursday, June 16, Father Lavery will celebrate a Solemn Mass in St. Mary’s church, Lake City at 10 a.m. in the presence of a large number of clergy and Most Rev. Bishop Binz of Winona.
Sister Norbert Honored Here on Silver Julbilee A family reunion was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hofschulte Sunday in observance of the silver jubilee of her sister, Sister May Norbert.
Lawrence-Fick On June 4 at St. John’s Evangelist Lutheran church in Red Wing, Miss Emily Lawrence, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Lawrence, and Ralph Fick, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Fick, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Fick of Red Wing.
Laurie-Kuehn In a beautiful summer wedding at 9 a.m., Wednesday, June 8, at Salem Lutheran church in Minneapolis Miss Barbara Kuehn and Harold Laurie were united in marriage at a double ring ceremony.
SOUTH MAZEPPA NEWS School Dist. 76 with Miss Ruth Reeve as teacher, Dist. 54 with Mrs. Alice Bright as teacher and District 105 with Mrs. Clara Clemens will return to Dist. 105 again next year. NEWS – FEBRUARY 16, 1917 Albert Schreader has been quoted “I will go to war if the Germans shoot hot pancakes & liver wurst!”