Wednesday, September 10, 2008

McKenna Gets His Liberty.

New York, 1895

John McKenna, in jail at Riverhead awaiting the action of the grand jury on a charge of abducting Agnes McGraw, 15 years old, of Bayport, was discharged from custody by Judge Smith on a writ of certiorari. The evidence was insufficient to warrant holding the defendant.

Hicksville Odd-Fellows' Election.

The semi-annual election of officers of Primrose lodge, I. O. O. F., of Hicksville, resulted as follows: Noble grand, August Hauser; vice-grand, John Baumschbach; secretary, Henry J. Nickolaus; treasurer, Henry Nickolaus; representative to grand lodge, Andrew B. Heberer.

—The Long Island Farmer, Jamaica, NY, June 28, 1895, p. 1.

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