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August 6, 1891


YAPHANK COURIER
August 6, 1891


THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1891 NO. 32

We congratulate the Patchogue Advance on the manner in which they worded their account of the shooting accident which occurred in this place on July 27.

Our popular butcher, Mr. N. B. Overton, left Yaphank on last Friday afternoon to spend his vacation in the central part of the state.

Mr. D. T. Homan is expected home for his vacation on Saturday.

Mrs. Dr. G.H. Swezey left for North Falmouth, Mass., where she will visit her parents, on Monday.

Mr. Chas. H. Marvin has secured several valuable relics. Among these are a one horse chaise with date 1775 on it; a baby cradle with date 1801 on it; and others.

THE SCHOOL MEETING
The voters of School District No. 18 to the number of about twenty convened in the school building on Tuesday evening. The first business was the election of a chairman. W. J. Weeks was unanimously chosen.

The reports of the Clerk, S. W. Higgins, and Trustees were read and accepted.

Sixteen votes were cast for Trustee, with the result below:
R. F. Hawkins, 9: T. S. Homan, 7
The following were elected for one year: S. W. Higgins, District Clerk and Librarian; A. L. Davis, Collector.

Then followed a discussion concerning matters pertaining to the school and school building. The sum of money needed for carrying on the school for the ensuing year is $450, of which $150 comes from state school funds.
After a vote of thanks to Mr. Roswell Davis for presenting the district with a desk for the use of the teacher, the meeting adjourned.
Miss Hattie Matterson has been engaged as teacher.

Demorest's Family Magizine for August contains an interesting article on "Women and Baseball". Single copy 20 cents. One year's subscription $2. Office, 15 East 14 Street, New York City.

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

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Yaphank, L. I.
Services on Sabbath:---
Sabbath School at 10 A.M
Preaching at 11 A.M. & 7:45 P.M. Y.P. S. C. E. Service 7:15 P.M.
Prayer meeting on Wednesday evening at 7:45 All are invited. James M. Denton, Pastor.

UMBRELLAS
Repaired and Covered.
CLOCKS
Cleaned and Repaired.
Terms reasonable.
C. R. HOYT.


CHAS. E. HOWELL,
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.

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