THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1950
TIEDEMANN-KOENIG Grace Lutheran church of Oronoco was the scene Sunday afternoon, of the marriage of Miss Joan Myra Koenig, daughter of August Koenig of Douglas, and Walter Tiedemann of Zumbrota. Mrs. Frank Wise of Douglas, sister of the bride, was matron of honor, Miss Lois Whipple, cousin of the bridegroom was bridesmaid, Judy Whipple of Zumbro Falls, and niece of the bride was the flower girl. Merral Tiedemann of Zumbrota attended the bridegroom as best man and the other attendant was Frank Wise, brother-in-law of the bride. The ushers were Floyd Schriever and Allen Whipple.
KILLING FROST COMES EARLY THIS YEAR In keeping with the coolest summer in many years—the first killing frost his Mazeppa last Saturday night. This was the earliest such frost in seven years. Many farmers suffered quite a loss on their corn crops, which are not mature. Much of it will have to be cut for silage and feed.
Local News Johnny Reiland moved Wednesday of last week from Bellechester to the Hartz farm, south of Mazeppa. Mrs. Bert Arendt, Mrs. Eugene Tri, and Louie and Gervas Jostock visited Mrs. Jostock at St. John’s hospital, Red Wing, Monday evening.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1950
Municipal Building Plans Set Plans to go ahead with the new, estimated $75,000, municipal building were completed Saturday when the village council purchased the Colling building and land, located across the street, north, from Schmitt’s garage. The site was purchase for $3100 from Donald Morrell of Pine Island. The new building will house the fire department, liquor store, and suite of three rooms, all on the ground floor. A meeting room, clerks and kitchen will comprise the second floor. The new building will solve many problems that were in drastic need of attention at this time.
FLOYD FORD Floyd Ford, second son of Orton and Adelia Ford, was born in Zumbrota Aug. 28, 1874. He moved with his parents to Mazeppa and spent his boyhood and early manhood here. He was in railroad service for 33 years, retiring 12 years ago at retirement age. Surviving are a daughter, Miss Marian Ford of Stevens Point, Wis., and four nieces, Mrs. John Searles and Mrs. Frank Almeter of Mazeppa, Dr. Frances Ford of Winchester, Va., and Mrs. Olive Gerhart of Yakima, Wash . MRS. FERDINAND H. LOHMAN Mrs. Lohman died of a heart attack at St. Mary’s hospital, Rochester, Sept. 28, at the age of 77. Bertha Lother, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lother Sr., was born May 1, 1873 in Germany. She came to the United States with her parents at the age of eight. She was married March 28, 1894 in Zumbrota Township and lived on the present farm north of town for 44 years. Surviving are her husband; three sons, Milton at home, Arthur of Goodhue and Vernie of Mazeppa and three daughters, Mrs. Carl Betcher of Mazeppa, Mrs. Harvey Thompson of Red Wing, and Mrs. Leonard Nelson of Zumbrota.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1950
M.J. Hart & Son Get Full Chev. Dealership M.J. Hart & Son announced this week they have obtained a full Chevrolet dealership for cars and trucks, effective Nov. 1. They have had a sub-dealership under Nerhaugen’s Garage, Zumbrota, since 1930.
MRS. EVERETT FORD Mrs. Ford died Thursday in Minneapolis, at the age of 82. Surviving are two daughters, Dr. Frances a. Ford of Applegate, Mich., and Mrs. H. N. (Olive) Gerhardt of Yakima, Wash.; four granddaughters; and a sister, Mrs. Carrie Hagmin of Cannon Falls. Mrs. John Searles and Mrs. Frank Almeter of Mazeppa are nieces.
FRANK X. TRI Mr. Tri died suddenly of a heart attack at his farm home at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, following an illness of five years. He was born January 19, 1869 in Alsace-Lorraine, France, the son of Peter and Elizabeth Tri. In 1892 he was married to Selma Holmgren at Bellechester who preceded him in death, July 30, 1949. Pallbearers were four grandsons, Duane Reding, Kenneth Tri, Clarence Schafer and William Witts and two nephews, Bernard Hofschulte and Louis Tri.
JEANETTE KUEHN, CALVIN BUCK HONORED SUNDAY Miss Jeanette Kuehn of Minneapolis and Calvin Buck of Goodhue, who will be married October 27, were honored at a pre-nuptial shower, Sunday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Kuehn.
LOCAL NEWS Donald Sommerfield has bought the Mrs. Anna Scott farm. Mrs. Joe Sibley made daily trips to Lake City last week for medical treatment for an eye infection. LIVESTOCK HAULING Also Have Taken Over DRAY HAULING Phone 30- BERT ARENDT
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