Messenger- Dec. 2016 THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL- Editor & publisher- Barbara & Reider Tommeraas MARCH 22, 1946 A.J., Otis Ondler Buy Stolp Grocery A.J. Ondler and son Otis purchased the Paul Stolp grocery store in Oronoco, Tuesday. The store features a very complete line of groceries and light hardware. The new proprietors will do everything in their power to serve and accommodate customers in the future, as Mr. Stolp did in the past, they announce. Mr. Ondler and son James have been operating a tavern below the grocery store for some time. Mr. Stolp has completed 25 years in the grocery business, and has been most successful in that line. He and Lee Bowers have purchased the Oronoco garage building and will sell Case machinery, deep freezers and heavy hardware. Board of Education: Motion made by Sand and seconded by Maas to accept the resignation of O.C. Swanson, as Supt., and Ceclia Jansen, as English instructor, to be effective the close of the present school term. Motion carried. Miss. Magda E. Lundgren was elected to teach grades one and two at a salary of $1620 for the ensuing year. Mrs. Geraldine Koch was elected at a salary of $1620, for the ensuing year. Miss Patricia Hahn was elected to teach grades five and six at a salary of $1620 for the ensuing year. Miss Jessie M. Cole was elected to teach high school at a salary of $2025 for the ensuing year. F. S. Hammes was hired as janitor at a salary of $135.00 per month for the ensuing year, with extra help not to exceed $300. JACKSON—PHEIL Miss Idella Pheil of Zumbrota daughter of Mrs. Grace Habell of Pine Island and Clyde Jackson of Zumbrota, son of Mrs. Thorlef Nelson of Mazeppa were united in marriage at 4:30 P.M. Friday at Cresco, Iowa. They were attended by Mrs. Thorlef Nelson and Henry Pahl. Local News: Mrs. Donald Morrisey and son, Arnold, came home from the hospital Monday. CARD OF THANKS: I wish to thank all my friends who visited, sent me letters, and cards during my long stay at the hospital. Mrs. Donald Morrisey Ernest Hoefs spent the week-end at this home in New Ulm. Martin Prokasky has taken a position with the Valley Motor and Implement Co. Henry Hartz, Mrs. Emil Hofschulte and Mrs. Frank Warren called on Nick Hartz at a Rochester hospital. Silas Klug of Calendonia has purchased Doely’s drug store in Zumbrota, and will take possession April 1. Ex-Lieut. And Mrs. Howard Carlson of Barnesville spent the week with Mr. and Mrs. Ven Maas. Mrs. Carlson is an English war bride. The annual meeting of the county assessors was held Tuesday at Wabasha. Attending from here were Felix Marx, Walter Gregoire, Leo Colling, A.J. Ondler, Fred Betcher and Lawrence Majerus. Mrs. Doris Schafer has been appointed bookkeeper for the Light and Power Commission. Donald Spicer, who has spent a 90-day furlough with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lortscher, returned on Saturday to duty, after re-enlisting. Vincent Clemens and Kenneth Almeter went to Minneapolis Thursday to visit Pfc. Alfred Krinke, who has just returned from overseas and is with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Krinke.
April 12, 1946 Pre-Induction Call for April 9th: Donald A. Sommerfield, RFD 1, Mazeppa, Minn. /Michael F. Klennert Zumbro Falls, Minn. / Mathias E. Miller, Mazeppa, Minn./ Lester W. Marquette, RFD 1, Zumbro Falls, Minn./David H. Clinin, Zumbro Falls, Minn./ Thomas D. Heaney, Mazeppa, Minn. / & William F. Behm, Mazeppa, Minn. Eleven farmers in Chester said “Good-bye” to kerosene lamps and lanterns Wednesday night when the R.E.A. electric power was turned on. The farmers benefiting by the lights are Vincent Majerus, Joe Heppelmann, Johnny Reiland, Pete Delva, George Majerus, Nick Reding, Matt Miller, Clarence Seipel, Earl Ehlers, Mrs. Joe Reuter and Alvin Arndt. The Board of County Commissioners convened in adjourned session at the Court House, Tuesday, April 2nd, 1946, at 10 o’clock. Be It Resolved that we rent part of the basement of the County Garage in Mazeppa to Richard and Gilbert Schmitt for a period of three months from April 1st, 1946 at $20.00 per month. Adopted. Local News: Mrs. Kenneth Blood and Mrs. Frances Hodge went to Minneapolis Tuesday to spend several days. Mrs. Merle Bluhm returned to Minneapolis after spending several days with her mother, Mrs. Fred Banick. Ore Oelkers is expanding his store space by taking in the corner of the Ford building. The floor is being lowered; partition ripped out and other changes made to give him a wide front store extending to the corner of the street. Richard and Gilbert Schmitt have purchased the Way house, occupied by Mrs. Ella McColgen and plan to build a garage on the site. Bert Arendt has purchased the Mrs. E.J. Billings house in the village and will take possession the 20th of April. Mrs. Clara Huberty of Westwood, Calif. came last Wednesday to visit with her daughters, Mrs. Ted Siems and Mrs. Frances Hodge. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Staiger and family, who have been residing at Hastings, Minn., moved to Mazeppa Tuesday, and are residing at Hotel Mazeppa. Cyril Duncan of Rochester and Miss Robbie Williams of Sprague, Alabama, were married this Thursday at the home of his mother, Mrs. Agnes Duncan HISTORICAL HAPPENINGS ARE PRINTED AS THEY WERE PRINTED IN THE PAPER. ANY DISCREPENCIES TAKE THEM UP WITH THE EDITOR AND PUBLISHER WHO ARE DECEASED.