Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Accident to Mr. De Bevoise.

New York, 1895

Charles De Bevoise, of New York avenue, Jamaica, when returning home from market on Friday stopped in Brooklyn to make some purchases. While he was in the store his team started to run away. He caught them by the head and was thrown down, one of the animals stepping on his right hand and breaking the finger bones.

Locust Post Thieves Sentenced.

August Weibker was sentenced by Justice Hendrickson of Jamaica to six months' imprisonment in the county jail and $50 fine, and Matthew Funck to six months in the county jail for stealing locust posts from the premises of Garret Van Siclen at Black Stump.

—The Long Island Farmer, Jamaica, NY, June 28, 1895, p. 8.

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