Friday, August 1, 2008

Heavy Damages Asked For.

New York, 1895

Aaron Singer of Riverhead has been appointed guardian of his son, George Singer, aged 6, for the purpose of bringing an action for $10,000 damages against Thomas Rowland, of East Setauket, for injuries received by the boy from a gun shot wound.

Female Lunatic at Large.

While Dr. MacDonald and a staff of physicians were taking two carloads of lunatics to the New York City Insane Asylum at Central Islip on Tuesday, one of the female patients escaped.

—The Long Island Farmer, Jamaica, NY, May 31, 1895, p. 1.

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