THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas
April 1, 1949
Liquor Store To Open in Weber Building The Mazeppa municipal liquor store will open April 1, in the Weber building. Casper Weber has been named by the council as acting manager, and George Oelkers has been employed as one of the workers. Two more not selected as yet, will be hired. The building has been rented at $75. per month for one year, with an option for renewal at the same rate. Fixtures well be rented from Alex Weber.
Art Dammann Holstein Named Show Champion A six-year old Holstein cow, owned by Arthur Dammann of Lake City, was named the grand champion female at the third annual Black and White show held in Mayo Civic auditorium, Saturday. The show was called “the biggest and best” of the three shows held in Rochester since 1946. There were 153 head of cattle registered for competition. Mrs. Dammann was presented with a bouquet of roses.
Mazeppa “Lakers” Take Bellechester 107-29 Taking a cue from their northern brethren (the Minneapolis Lakers), the local Independent basketball team closed its regular season with a thumping 107-29 victory over Bellechester here Saturday evening. Starting slowly but steadily gaining momentum, Mazeppa poured in the baskets with alarming regularity. Paced by Goodman with 36 points and Palzer’s 35, the victors wee in complete charge through-out the game. The team and its manager, Clarence Lemmerman, deserve the highest commendations for their efforts the past season, resulting in a high class brand of basketball enjoyed by many.
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A MUNICIPAL LIQUOR DISPENSARY Motion for the adoption of the ordinance was made by Leslie Grave, seconded by Hart and the vote thereon was unanimously for the adoption.
Local News The Mazeppa Fire Department was called to extinguish a chimney fire at the Percy Wobschall home Sunday noon. Mrs. Ernest Hoefs was taken by ambulance, Saturday morning to St. Mary’s hospital, Rochester. Her condition is reported to be somewhat better.
For Sale: Three lots East part of town. G. Gahler
April 8, 1949 FIRE DEPARTMENT CALLED TO L. GROSSBACH’S SUNDAY The Mazeppa Fire Department was called to the Lecil Grossbach farm Sunday morning where a fire had started in house between walls near chimney. Quick response from the local firemen held damage to a minor scale.
Congratulations Gretchen Hoefs of Mazeppa placed second in the Wabasha County spelling contest held in Wabasha, recently. Good work!
JENSENS PURCHASE LOCAL TAVERN Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Jensen of Rochester have purchase the tavern formerly owned by William Schmidt and Lloyd Kuhfuss. Arnie’s Tavern, as the place is called, is open for business.
M.E. Dedication Service Slated The dedication service for the Methodist church Fellowship room will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The address of the day will be given by the Rev. Wilbur Korfhage of Winona, district superintendent. Members of the Improvement committee, in charge of the planning for the new room, are Willard Budensiek, chairman, Martin Goranson, Clarence Robinson, Howard Budensiek, Mrs. J.B. Gregoire and Mrs. C.W. Robinson. Thanks will also be expressed Sunday to the men who donated their labor and to all who contributed money and assisted in other ways.
ALL ROADS NEED DRIVING CAUTION Traffic safety is a problem which concerns travelers on all classes of roads and streets, the annual summary of motor vehicle accidents reported to the Minnesota Highway Department indicates. In Wabasha County, there were 159 accidents reported in 1948. Of thee 78 occurred within municipal limits, 50 on rural trunk highways, and 31 on county and local roads. There 3 fatal accidents, 41 resulting in non-fatal accidents, 41 resulting in non-fatal injuries, and 115 with property damage only.
Local News J.S. Wild presented his magic show at the Lake City High school auditorium, Tuesday evening, when the High school Athletic club was honored by the Chamber of Commerce.
WANT ADS FOR SALE---5 Brood Sows, due to farrow this month. Donald Schreader-Mazeppa- Tel. 112-10 HELP WANTED—At Ahlborn’s Café. Waitress work, experience not necessary. Must be 18 years or over. Ahlborn’s Café, Zumbrota
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