Messenger-May-2017 THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas June 7, 1946 Father Lavery Honored on 47th Anniversary Members of St. Peter and Paul assembled in the parish hall last Sunday afternoon to tender a reception to their pastor, Father D.J. Lavery, in honor of his 47th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood. In this long span of years, Father Lavery faithfully and successfully served parishes of which he has been pastor. He enjoys the esteem and affection, not only of the member of his church, but of the entire community as well, and all cherish the hope that the zealous, kindly pastor of the St. Peter and Paul church will attain the golden jubilee of his priesthood. At the conclusion of the program the members of the parish presented to their pastor a handsome token of their esteem in appreciation of his faithful service to them. Commencement Exercises A successful commencement was held Friday evening at the school gymnasium for the 10 members of the Class of 1946, of Mazeppa High School. A certificate was presented to Lucille Hofschulte entitling her to the Readers Digest for a year; a prize scholarship was awarded Kenneth Almeter from the State Council of Minnesota Colleges, Lucille Hofschulte was awarded a scholarship by the same body and was also given a $50.00 tuition award by the College of Commerce. Members of the class receiving diplomas were Lucille Hofschulte, Kenneth Almeter, Lulubelle Livingston, Florence Miller, Bette Reding, Thomas Heaney, William Behm, Robert Mohler, Lyle VonBargen and Doris Staub. MARX-SCHMITT WEDDING Saturday morning at 9 o’clock Miss Monica Catherine Marx, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Marx, became the bride of Carl Arnold Schmitt, son of Mrs. Margaret Schmitt of Harvey, N.D. FRED KAHL Fred Kahl of Bellechester died Sunday evening at 5:30 of a heart attack. He leaves to mourn him, his wife and two sons, Edward at home, Willis serving with the army overseas in the Pacific area, and Mrs. Elmer Wieck of Bellechester, Mrs. Burton Zemke of Goodhue, Mrs. Donald Lemmermann of Mazeppa, one brother, William of Bellechester, one sister, Mrs. Louis Firschen of Red Wing and nine grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. CUMMINGS- SUTTON Before a beautiful background of lighted tapers in candelabra, an abundance of Texas roses, floor baskets of iris and garden flowers and palms, Miss Marion Grace Sutton and Leo Cummings Jr. were united in marriage at 4 pm. Saturday, June 1. NOTICE Mazeppa High School needs a coach. Coach needs home. No home, no coach. What can you do? Ven Maas, Clerk The annual meeting of the Mazeppa Cemetery Association will be held June 11 at 1 P.M. at the Robinson barber shop. Local News Lt. Lewis Judd called his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Judd, Saturday informing them he had arrived at San Francisco. He has been in the Pacific area, and is expected home soon. Dr. C. B. McKaig of Pine Island is now residing at his summer residence at the Rochester Power Dam. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Siems are the parents of a son born at St. John’s hospital, Red Wing. Mrs. Ernest Hoefs and children of New Ulm joined Mr. Hoef’s here Friday and have taken residence in the Way house west of town. Mrs. William Fowler and son, Jimmy, who have been visiting in Minneapolis, came last Thursday to visit Mr. and Mrs. Frank Almeter and Mrs. Kenneth Blood. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Rietmann had as their house guest the past week their grandson, Kenny Goodman of Zumbrota. Lewis Judd, en route home from San Francisco, had to undergo an emergency operation for appendicitis at Sidney, Nebr. Mr. and Mrs. Will Judd and Jeanette left for there Wednesday. Mrs. Helen Heaney, Mrs. L.A. Phillips and Mrs. Lullus Darcy attended the wedding of Miss Marian Sutton and Leo C. Cummings Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Befort and daughters, Delores and Olivia and Miss Lucille Hofschulte attended graduation exercise of Bethlehem Academy at Immaculate Conception church in Faribault Sunday evening. Their daughter Mary Louise was one of forty-five graduates. Big Auction! Located 1 mile North of Mazeppa, Minnesota, Weds. June 12, 1946- Martin W. Kuehl owner
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.