July17, 1890

July 17, 1890

JULY 17, 1890


Great cyclone at Plattsburg & in Arabia. London postmen struck but return to work. Great explosion in Chicago. Henry M. Stanly married Miss Dorothy Tennant July 12th. Cholera in Spain decreasing. Chauncey M. Depew has arrive in London. Gen. Clinton B. Fish is dead. Awful cyclone in Minnesota 250 dead. Daring Express robbery in Chicago. Mr. Gladstone is ill. Snow in Austria & Mt. Washington. Frost in Pa. Gen. John C. Fremont died on Sunday. Wyoming is a state. New York's new aqueduct opened on Monday.

Mr. W. J. Weeks recently found a tortoise which he had marked with his initials and age when sixteen years of age.

The editor of the Port Jefferson Times had a new daughter arrive at Yaphank Saturday night.

Presbyterian ladies hold their fair on the 29th of July.

The Board of Assessors with the Supervisor selected the new jury list for the next three years. They number about 350 persons.

Mrs. Robert Smith and her friends who have been traveling in Europe returned the 14th.

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. C. K. Drake widow of Rev. Francis Drake a former pastor in this place is visiting here among her friends.

D. F. Raynor has bought out the ice cream tent and fixtures of C. E. Howell and will sell ice cream & soda water every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at his home. Adv.

Robert Homan returned from Bridgeport on Friday.

Miss Lillian Swezey having reached her sixteenth birthday, a lawn party was held last Friday afternoon and evening at the residence of Dr. G. H. Swezey.

May Homan and Hattie Davis are visiting at Port Jefferson.

There is to be a fair at Miss Katie Gerard's this afternoon.

Mrs. Harriet E. Robbins is visiting at Port Jefferson.

Mrs. J. M. Denton who has been sick this week is much better today.

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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