Monday, July 7, 2008

The News of Richmond Hill

New York, 1895

Mr. Knowles, of New York, has rented the Knox cottage on Lefferts' avenue.

The foundations are up for two cottages for the Stoothoff estate on Hamilton avenue.

The wedding of William Haugaard and Miss Nettie Miller is announced to take place on Tuesday, May 8.

Mr. Heyer and family, and J. Faller and family, will occupy their new cottages on Maple street May 1.

Henry Willett, Miss Florence Willett and Mrs. E. Nolte are spending a week in the mountains in Connecticut.

Frederick B. Snow, of Morris Park, is about to open a real estate office in Brooklyn and do business on his own account.

Walter P. Long and family, who have been residing in New York during the winter returned to their residence on Lefferts' avenue last week.

James Poulson, who for the past year has conducted the grocery business on the corner of Hillside and Myrtle avenues, will move to Danville, Va., on May 1.

Miss Annie Smith, who last week fell from the second story window of the residence of Ernest Keller, while hanging out clothes, has recovered from her injuries.

The amateur theatricals given at Association Hall on Saturday evening were well attended, and a nice sum was realized for the parish house of the Church of the Resurrection.

The many friends of Justice Lester will be pleased to know that he is recovering from his recent severe illness, and his physician, Dr. Philip M. Wood, is hopeful of his complete recovery.

Henry Sebald, of Jamaica, while delivering groceries at the residence of Mrs. Decker, on Johnson avenue, on Saturday, was badly bitten on the right hand by a mastiff owned by Mrs. Decker. Dr. Scoville cauterized the wound.

—The Long Island Farmer, Jamaica, NY, April 26, 1895, p. 8.

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