Contributed by Barbara
Description: Notes From Near-By - New Canton Ill.Date: June 27 1894
Newspaper published in: Quincy Illinois
New Canton, Ill., June 23.
Out visitors this week were J. C. Hatch, brother of Congressman Hatch, J. W. Townsend, Chas. W. Neely and A. Coakley, all of Chicago.
Geo. Harmison, the enterprising liveryman, is remodeling his building and soon will present such an appearance as to be with any in the county.
Massie's elevator has recently been remodeled and painted and is now the showiest building in town.
Miss Bertie Yeargin, of Quincy, and Miss Electa Ogle, of Paloma, are visiting friends here.
Miss Fannie Atkinson is home from Monticello Seminary for a brief visit.
The New Canton Mail after a brief suspension is again out, and it is hoped that it may prove a success.
Nelson Morey has just finished painting the steel truss bridge across Keyser creek and it was not done too soon.
Joe and Ed McFarland are home again after a business and pleasure trip to Chicago. Ed was immensely pleased with the great lake city as it was his first visit.
Andy Jackson, Frank Coon and Jack Monroe are the builders in charge of Mrs. A. Booth's new house and they are speedily completing it. It will be an ornament to the northwest part of town.
Mr. C. W. Seymour, of Payson, was here to-day visiting some of his tenants. He reports good crops around the good old town in Adams county.
Our kid base ball nine went to Berry [sic] a few days ago to play the kids there, and found boys big enough for harvest hands to confront them. Result: the N. C. K.'s were not in it.
Taylor Donahue, of Rockport, has bought the Old Flag at Pittsfield and his friends here wish him success in his new field. He is an energetic and careful young man and will keep the paper up to the high standard worked up by his predecessor.
The Home Forum Benefit order now has 40 members.