July 10, 1890

July 10, 1890

JULY 10, 1890


Some one very generously visited each house after midnight and left an American flag. At sunrise the day was ushered in by the ringing of bells and firing of guns. It was repeated at sunset.

In the evening a large assembly gathered on Oak Villa lawn to witness the fireworks and partake of the ice cream and cake furnished by the young people. The former gave satisfaction. The supply of ice cream did not meet the demand.

What they say of us. The Suffolk Co. argus of July 3rd say "The Yaphank Courier, a summer weekly, a few inches square, is the latest aspirant for journalistic honors. W. L. Denton, Publisher.

Notice the advertisement of Walnut Farm Dairy this week.

We take this opportunity to thank our patrons for subscriptions.

A. S. Ackerly was home a few days with his wife this week.

Mrs. Chas. E. Howell has been on the sick list but is improving.

D. T. Homan & his eldest son and daughter went to Bridgeport to see his new works on Tuesday.

B. D. Homan & wife of Freeport visited R. S. Homan this week.

Trains for New York leave Yaphank 7:19 A.M. 2:50 and 8:46 P.M. Arrive here from New York 11:03 A.m. and 6:45 P.M.

Mrs. Robert Smith of Longwood and Mrs.Alma A. Smith and daughter Lydia K. of California are expected to return from Europe on the Rheinland from Antwerp this week.

C. F. Raynor will open an Ice Cream & Soda Water stand in the grove at his residence on Friday and Saturday evening.

Mr. Robert Welch and his sister Lizzie spent July 4th at Mr. Sylvester Homan's.

W. G. Miller and wife of Freeport and E. D. Brewster and wife of Brooklyn spent July 4th at Thos. A. Miller's.

A. McCreary and family of Brooklyn spent July Fourth at B. F. McCreary.

Joseph Lawless and wife and Reginold Weeks spent July 4th at W. J. Weeks's.

Mrs. Elisabeth Miller is visiting her son at Freeport.


Boarding and Livery Stables.
Horses to let at reasonable prices. Carting and trucking attended to with dispatch. Stages for picnic parties furnished at short notice.

"The Yaphank Courier" is a weekly to be issued until Sept. 1st for 10 cts. or 1 ct. a copy. Items of interest solicited. For terms of advertisements and local job printing
Address W. L. Denton
P.O. Box 90,Yaphank, N.Y.
Advertisements should be sent in by Monday noon. We still have space for more advertisements.


Gilt-edge Butter a specialty. Made by the Cooley Creamer process from the milk of pure-bred and registered Jersey Cows. DR. G. H. SWEZEY, PROPRIETOR.



The Yaphank Library is now open at Roswell Davis's store and contains 375 well selected, popular books.

Strangers are cordially invited to call at any time and examine them and by paying $1 a year any one can become a member of the Association and enjoy the full use of the books.

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