THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas
January 26, 1951
Around the School-SPORTS-“M-Club” A letterman’s club was organized here recently. Its primary purpose is to build school spirit and to have some student participation in the running of athletes. It officially adopted an award policy. To be eligible to join the “M” club, a boy must have earned a letter in athletics. The “M” club hopes to promote good sportsmanship and good conduct in school.
FARM BUREAU CARD PARTY DRAWS LARGE CROWD The Mazeppa Farm Bureau card party was held at the Legion hall, Jan. 18, with a nice crowd attending. Five hundred was played at 10 tables. High prizes went to Mrs. John Ring and A.A. Hoffman. Low prizes were won by Mrs. Roberts and Henry W. Sommerfield. The door prize was also by Henry W. Sommerfield.
Our next meeting will be a joint meeting with Chester unit at the Legion hall on Feb. 6, at 11 a.m. On the program committee are Winifred Larson, Mrs. Joe Ferber, and Clayton Pfeiffer, Mrs. Bernard Grossbach, Mrs. Lloyd Grossbach and Mrs. John Staub charge of the noon lunch. Our unit wishes to thank everyone who came to help make our card party a success. Severa Goetsch. Annual John Deere Day Slated for Thursday Excellent entertainment has been booked by Valley Motor & Implement Co. for the annual John Deere day. Two shows will be given---at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the high school auditorium. A free lunch will be served after each show at the garage. Free tickets may be obtained at the garage. You are invited to come early and enjoy the day with Valley Motor & Implement Co.
Obituaries: WILLIAM C. LAMB William C. Lamb passed away January 15th at Sparta, Wis., at the age of 64 years, five months and eight days. Mr. Lamb, a cousin of Mrs. Leslie Lawrence, was the son of Wm. and Lucy Lamb of Tunnel City, Wis.
OPEN EVERY NIGHT—Will have on hand—milk and butter, baked goods, cigarettes etc. Also Duncan-Hines ice cream at 41c a pint. Mazeppa Bakery, Mazeppa, Minn.
FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 1951
Obituaries C.W. COLLING C.W. Colling, Mazeppa undertaker and furniture dealer for about 45 years, died from complications of old age Feb. 23, at his home. He was 88 years of age. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Colling, he was born Dec. 3, 1862 in New York state. He was married May 2, 1888 in Mazeppa to Miss Susan Schreader. Mr. and Mrs. Colling celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in 1948. Surviving are his widow; four daughters, Mrs. Lynn Beeman of Red Wing, Mrs. Lu Dankers of St. Paul, Mrs. Maude Redding of Mazeppa and Mrs. Jack Jurvelin of St. Paul, and 12 grandchildren. A son, William, died at the age of 12.
Hearing on Hartz will Postponed until March 12 Mr. Hartz, who died Dec. 31, 1950, willed five first cousins $1,000 each, six second cousins $500 each, $7000 to charity and remainder to Miss Anna Hoff of Mazeppa, his nurse and housekeeper. Four of the first cousins have charged Miss Hoff and “others exerted undue influence” on Mr. Hartz.
Mazeppa Creamery Reports Unusually Good Year! A total of 6,679,285 pounds of cream and milk was processed and 222,881.5 pounds of butterfat. The report, as ready by Manager Eldred A. Kuehn, revealed an exceptionally good year for the organization. Local News: Mr. and Mrs. John Klein and Eva Sommerfield attended a birthday party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Buck Friday evening in honor of Mr. Buck’s birthday. Eva spent the week-end with Mrs. Buck. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sibley took their daughter Beverly to Lake City Monday for medical treatment. She has an infection in her foot.