August 14, 1890

August 14, 1890


THE YAPHANK COURIER is issued at the office of the Courier, Yaphank, N.Y. from June 1st to Sept. 1st weekly for 10 cts. from Sept. 1st to June 1st monthly for 10 cts. or 20 cts. per annum or 1 ct. a copy. W. L. Denton, Editor & Proprietor Copies of the Yaphank Courier for sale at the Post Office, Yaphank.

A fair for the benefit of St. Andrew's Church will be held at the residence of C. W. Weeks on Thursday Aug. 21st. afternoon and evening. If stormy next fair day.

Mr. and Mrs. R. C.Sloan and their son, Charles, of Missouri who are visiting at Oak Villa parsonage, arrived on August 6th.

Mr. Alfred Ackerly is building a new sidewalk and setting his new tie-posts so that when horses are fastened to them they will not stand on the sidewalk.

Miss Clara Bell Howell of Port Jefferson is visiting C.E. Howell.

Mr. Henry Field who has been working for Dr. Walters has gone to Long Island City to live.

Mr. Eugene Homan left yesterday for Tuxedo Park N. Y.

The property of the late Mr. Samuel F. Norton, Yaphank, has been sold to Mr. E. D. Brewster of Brooklyn. They expect to occupy on May 1st next.

Mr. John E. Davis has returned to his work at Greenpoint.

Miss Cora McCreary left on Monday to visit in Brooklyn.

As the Rev. F. E. Allen was away attending the Moody convention at Northfield Mass. The Rev. J. M. Denton officiated at the funeral of Mrs. Sarah Van Horn at Middle island last Thursday.

Mrs. Ada L. Carroll and son of Brooklyn are stopping at the Cottage Inn.

E. T. Homan made up a beach party to Smith's Point yesterday.

50,000 veterans of the G.A.R. held a successful encampment at Boston this week. They were reviewed by President Harrison.

The execution of Kemmler by electricity was not a success. The first shock failed to kill.

The weather is favorable for full crops.

"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.

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.

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.


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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