THE MAZEPPA JOURNAL , Editor and Publisher: Barbara and Reider Tommeraas
FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 1953
LIGHT BULBS TAKEN AT RINK Donald Webster, caretaker of local skating rink, reports that light bulbs from there have been disappearing quite regularly during the past several weeks. He asks that this practice be stopped or use of the rink will have to be prohibited until guilty parties are apprehended.
WEDDINGS BERGSTRAHL-SIEMS Mary M. Siems, daughter of Mrs. Clara Huberty of Chatfield and John E. Bergstralh of Mazeppa were unit in marriage at Fort Dodge, Iowa, Jan. 8. The couple is at home at Mazeppa. Mr. Bergstrahl is engaged in farming and Mrs. Bergstralh has been assistant cashier for the past two year at People’ State Bank.
NEW STOVE PURCHASED FOR COMMUNITY ROOMS A four-burner gas stove has been purchased for the community room’s kitchen. Contributions were received from various organizations and the city will pay the balance. Contributions included $15.00 from the Woman’ Improvement club; $10.00 from the Mazeppa Farm Bureau; $25.00 from the Mazeppa Fire department; and $15.00 from the Mazeppa Commercial club.
Local News Victor Nehring is employed at the Botsford Lumber Company. Henry Prigge is employed the Botsford Lumber Co. during the illness of Vern Adkins. Lullus Darcy has been employed by Schmitt’s Garage, effective this Thursday. John Gruhlke, Jr. has been ill this week with chicken pox.
WANTED- Lonesome girl to accompany eligible bachelor to March of Dimes ball Sunday, Jan. 25. Willing to share expenses. Phone 27.
Wedding picture: Mr. and Mrs. Harold Oelkers (in the newspaper)
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1953
NICK REILAND SELLS LIVESTOCK TRUCKING ROUTE Nick Reiland recently sold his livestock trucking route to Richard Tri, who will do the same type of hauling. Mr. Reiland, who has been in the trucking business for 15 years from Mazeppa, is now hauling milk from Welsh to Plainview.
Consolidation Figures Discussed Here Consolidation and estimated figures on cost were presented at a joint meeting of local and rural school board members at the Mazeppa School last Thursday evening. Due to inclement weather, several rural members were unable to attend. Max Maas acting chairman opened the meeting and called on V.C. Sand, who explained to the group estimated figures on the cost of proposed consolidation. He stated that all figures (which are also listed below) were based on present state aids, with transportation and capital outlay not included. Districts----13, 14, 50, 51, 54, 66, 73, 76, 91, 100, 105, 109
Local News Pfc. Kermit Siems, stationed with the U.S. army near Stuttgart, Germany, called his wife via overseas telephone, Saturday.
CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank all those who visited us and sent cards and gifts during our stay at the hospital. Mrs. Kermit Siems and Jeffrey William
CARD OF THANKS Having sold our livestock trucking route to Richard Tri, we wish to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to the people of Mazeppa and surrounding area for their past business. It is our hope that your cooperation and past business will be tendered the new owner, Mr. Tri, who will endeavor to give you the same high quality of service that has always been our aim. Anyone having listings should contact Mrs. Nick Reiland as before. MR. AND MRS. NICK REILAND Wedding picture: Mr. and Mrs. Floyd VonBargen (in the newspaper)
Mazeppa Area Historical Society Mazeppa Minnesota 55956