August 21, 1890

August 21, 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.

D. T. Homan's fishing party to Fire Island last Friday caught seven blue fish weighing two lbs. apiece.

The statistics for Brookhaven town for the month of July are: Births 28 Marriages 4 Deaths 5.

Mrs. Welch and son, Mrs. A. Gregier and daughter all of Brooklyn have been visiting at Sylvester Homan's during the past week.

Mrs. J. Dickenson of Islip and Mrs. Rev. Geo. Filmer of Baldwins have been visiting C. W. Train.

Mrs. Elbert Homan and son of Brooklyn are visiting R.S. Homan.

F. F. Hawkins and wife spent last Sabbath at Bellport.

Mrs. S.Gildersleve of Brooklyn visited her sister Mrs. Alfred Ackerly during the past week.

Two lady friends from New Haven have been visiting Miss. E. W. Abbott the past week.

S. W. Higgins of the U.S. Signal Association has returned from the G. A. R. encampment at Boston, where he was entertained at the residence of Henry Cabot Lodge, at Nahant. He reports a grand time and a fine view that takes in Bunker Hill Monument, Faneuil Hall, Old State House, Old South Church, Old Washington Elm, Kings Chapel, Army and Navy Monument and Soldiers home beside many other interesting sights.

D. T. Homan left on Monday for Philadelphia, Penn.

----Read the Magic Lantern Exhibition notice on the next page.

Mrs. Archie Miller went to Good Ground last Saturday.

Rev. Mr. Godfrey and son of Topeka Kansas are visiting I. T. Whitbeck.

Mrs. Harriet Smith returned to Yaphank on Saturday from Greenport.

The daughters of Mordecai Homan have been visiting him.

----Do not forget the fair at C. W. Weeks this P.M. & evening.

We are having much rain. Watermelons are now quite plentiful.
"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.

A Magic Lantern Exhibition for the benefit of the talent fund will be held in the basement of the Presbyterian Church on Friday, Aug. 22nd at 7:30 P.M.. If stormy next fair night. Admission 10 cts.


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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