Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Burglars at Cold Spring

New York, 1895

On Sunday night for the second time within three months burglars broke into the post office and the store of Seaman & Bennett, at Cold Spring Harbor. The safes were not disturbed in either place. A package of 500 pennies was taken from the store. The burglars failed to secure anything at the post office.

Mrs. Goodale Gets a Divorce

Mrs. Lillian Goodale was granted a divorce from her husband on Tuesday by Justice Barnard, sitting in Long Island City. The husband's name is Howell P. Goodale and he is a well-known resident of Port Washington.

For Passing a Worthless Check

August Stemker, of Long Island City, was sent to jail for twenty days and fined $10 by Justice McKenna of Whitestone for passing a worthless check on Andrew Seaman, a butcher.

—The Long Island Farmer, Jamaica, NY, April 19, 1895, p. 1.

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