THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas
October 1, 1948
BENEFIT DANCE FOR SCHAFER HELD WEDNESDAY EVENING The sympathy and support of Mazeppa and area and surrounding communities brought in a substantial sum at the benefit dance for Clarence Schafer, Legion member who was seriously injured recently, at the Legion hall last Wednesday evening. The dance was sponsored by Mazeppa Legion Post No. 588. Chuck King’s orchestra of Pine Island played. Donating their services in the orchestra were Mr. King, L.A. Gahler and Ted Siems. Other members accepted only expenses.
GERKEN-MILLER Miss Florence Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Miller of Mazeppa and Vernon Gerken of Goodhue, were united in marriage at 2pm, Saturday, Sept. 25, at St. John’s Lutheran church in Bear Valley. Miss Ardis Horning of Lake City, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. Miss Phyllis Brinkman of Goodhue, sister of the groom was bridesmaid. Best men were Lester Gerken of Goodhue, brother of the groom and Frank Miller of Mazeppa, brother of the bride. After a wedding trip to the Black Hills and Badlands, the couple will be at home on a farm near West Albany.
FORD-DAHLE Miss Lorraine L. Dahle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.K. Dahle of Dodgeville, Wis., and Lloyd R. Ford son of Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Ford of Luck, Wis., exchanged nuptial vows at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept 11 at Trinity Lutheran church, Hayfield. Maid of Honor was Betty Lou Loken of Byron, cousin of the bride. Bridesmaids were Miss Gloria Ann Dahle, cousin of the bride, and Betty Ford of Luck, sister of the groom. Clayton Wells of St. Paul acted as best man and ushers were Ernest Christianson of St. Paul and Don Dahle of Dodgeville, Wis., brother of the bride. The bride, a former Mazeppa resident, is a graduate of Kasson High school and attended Hamline University for two years. She has been employed as stenographer by Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co. Mr. Ford is a graduate of North St. Paul High school and is employed as bookkeeper at the same company. Obituaries MRS. LLOYD MAAS Word has been received of the death of Mrs. Lloyd Maas at Glendale, Calif., Aug. 27. She was the wife of Dr. Lloyd Maas, former Mazeppan who practiced dentistry here and later in Lake City. Mrs. Maas will be remembered as Miss Margaret Kolseth, who taught in the Mazeppa schools. Dr. and Mrs. Maas and daughter Eleanor left Lake City in 1931 and have since made their home in California. MAZEPPA DRAY LINE BOUGHT BY R. STODDARD A change of business ownership occurred last Friday when Robert Stoddard purchased the Mazeppa Dray Line from Clifford Liffrig. The change will become effective October 1. Mr. Stoddard will handle the same type of service as the previous owner.
KUEHN MANUFACTURING CO. ESTABLISHED RECENTLY The Kuehn Manufacturing Co. recently established at White Bear Lake under Emil Kuehn, Wm. McDonough of Mazeppa and G. W. White of White Bear Lake, is now in full production. The organization will manufacture swinging doors for hog houses and dog houses and are advertise under the slogan “Doors With Two Way Action”. The new swinging door is a patented invention by Emil Kuehn who has used it on his own farm for ten years. FOOD DONATED Mrs. Gordon Bright and Mrs. Norbert Grossbach have donated food for the school lunch program. Mrs. Bright gave some tomatoes and onions, and Mrs. Grossbach gave tomatoes. AUCTION SALES: C.A. BOYD, LEO P. REDING, ROBERT SCHNELL & SONS AND CLARENCE PETERSON, see local paper for listings. Maas Bros. – Auctioneers- MILLVILLE & LAKE CITY, MINNESOTA Special Xmas Offer UNIVERSAL Taking Pictures at Legion Hall, Monday, October 4, 1948. 12 NOON UNTIL 8 P.M. 8 X 10 IN COLORS----$1.95 RAYMOND BAKER MANAGER Local News: Nick Reiland is the owner of a new Studebaker truck. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Poquette and family moved from the former Higler building to Bellechester, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Liffrig and sons are moving into the rooms vacated by the Poquettes. Albert Oelkers is the owner of new Chevrolet truck. In a card sent to the Journal, Art Bublitz who is on his way to California states that the corn crops in Iowa and Nebraska are very good.