THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1951
MRS. LILLIAN CHAPMAN Mrs. Lillian Chapman died suddenly Friday evening of a heart attack at the home of her son, Charles of Faribault, with whom she had made her home the past years. Lillian Carlson was born Nov. 25, 1861 in Wabasha County, and lived in Mazeppa and Oronoco except for 35 years spent in Faribault. She was 89 years, 10 months and 10 days of age at the time of her death. She was married to Francis Chapman, who died in 1946. One daughter died in infancy. Surviving are four sons, Charles of Faribault, Roy of California, Morris of Pine Island and John of Rochester; two daughters, Mrs. Ami McDonough (Minnie) of Mazeppa and Edna of Milwaukee; 21 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; four sisters and two brothers.
HERMAN HENRY BORGSCHATZ Herman Henry Borgschatz, son of Henry and Anna Borgchatz, was born at Hay Creek, Sept. 15, 1879 May 20, 1903, he was married to Louise Dropcheske. Surviving are his wife; three sons, Henry W. of Zumbrota, Edward of Pine Island, and Arnold of Mazeppa; three daughters, Mrs. Carl Radke (Lenora) of Pine Island, Mrs. Bernard Kann (Rosella) of Goodhue and Mrs. Sigurd Hendrickson (Olga) of Wanamingo.
KUEHL-BRIGGS On their wedding trip are Mr. and Mrs. Norman Kuehl (nee Beatrice Briggs) who were married, Saturday afternoon at the Trinity Lutheran church, at Spring Valley, Minn. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grant Briggs of Spring Valley and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Kuehl of Mazeppa. On their return they will be at home on a farm near Mazeppa.
Pancake Day in Mazeppa Saturday Mazeppa should be bulging at the seams, Saturday, as the first Pancake Day is observed here. Sponsored by Mazeppa businessmen, a full day of entertainment and eating has been planned. Pancakes will be served at the Legion hall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Music and entertainment will be provided throughout the day, and a feature event will be a pancake eating contest at noon. Free merchandise drawings will be held at 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m. Prizes will be given by businessmen which are on display in the Maas Store window, and an attractive display has been place in the Kingsley window by Mazeppa Farmers’ Cooperative Dairy Association. Trophies won by Mazeppa butter and attractive posters featuring dairy products make up the display. Those over-sized yellow buttons, reading “Mazeppa Home of State Championship Butter- Pancake day” are currently adorning businessmen to remind everyone that for a good time and wonderful eating. Mazeppa is the place to be on Saturday.
FOR SALE- 1941 Tudor Ford, Bud Almeter. Inquire at Valley Motor & Implement Co., Mazeppa FOR SALE- New cast iron 5 foot recess tub, right hand. At reduced price. Searles Hardware.
Mazeppa- Sunday Oct. 14- “Ma and Pa Kettle Go To Town”- admission 12c inc. tax with merchant ticket- 8 P.M. SHARP! THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL- Reider J. Tommeraas- Editor and Publisher Merged with The Mazeppa Tribune (established 1877) in 1908-Published Every Friday at Mazeppa- Entered as second class matter Nov. 27, 1903 under the Act of Congress March 3, 1879 at the post office at Mazeppa, Minn.- One Year if Paid in Advance $2.00