Friday, July 18, 2008

Arrested for Abandonment

New York, 1895

Sarah Golder, who claims to be the common law wife of Edward Golder, of Baldwins, has caused his arrest on charges of abandonment. The couple separated in April, 1894, They had lived together for nearly six months as man and wife. Then Golder left her and Monday she appeared before Justice Seaman at Wantagh and procured a warrant for his arrest. The woman has one child, of which she claims Golder is the father.

Closed the Side Doors

The saloon men at Flushing kept their side doors tightly closed on Sunday. A number of inspectors employed by the Law and Order society were out securing evidence against some of the places.

—The Long Island Farmer, Jamaica, NY, May 3, 1895, p. 1.

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