Wednesday, September 10, 2008

She Paid Damages and Costs.

New York, 1895

Mrs. John Kelly, stepmother of Post-Master John Kelly, Jr., of Kings Park, who was arrested for destroying his property at midnight on June 5, was called for trial at Northport before Justice Strawson Thursday afternoon. She decided to settle, paying damages and costs, amounting to about $150.

Woodside Florists Losing Heavily.

The dry weather is causing great damage to florists in Woodside and Winfield. Hundreds of dollars' worth of plants are dying in the ground. One florist at Woodside says that $500 would not cover his losses.

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

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