YEARS AGO Archives
The Canton Independent Sentinel
130 Years Ago-1890 1/23/2020
Two deaths occurred at Gleason recently. Homer Griswold died after an illness of nine days of typhoid pneumonia and Augustus Gray died of consumption. Services for both were held at the Segur Church. Both were members of the Ward Grange, which turned out in uniform for both funerals.
Forty-three tramps found lodging in the Troy lock-up last month.
L E Dye is building himself a dwelling on Washington street.
Wm. F. Brace of Springfield "sugared off" sixty trees January 3.
70 Years Ago-1950 1/23/2020
It was 80 degrees above in Troy on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
Charles Billingsley has repaired the damage done to the barn on the Marvin Rogers farm, Vroman Hill, by the terrific wind of January 14.
Clifford Smith has been repairing the damage to his barn damaged by wind on January 14.
90 Years Ago-1930 1/23/2020
Frank Arthur Owen, one of Canton's oldest citizens, died at age 83. He was best known to Canton people through thirty-five years of service in the establishment of T Burk & Company.
On Monday evening, when Mrs. Fred Trippe and Mrs. J E Bullock were returning home from Elmira, a horse, confused by the glare of the headlights, dashed into the front of the car, doing considerable damage.
Hollis E. Dann, of the department of Music of Chicago University, will train a national high school chorus of 400 voices for the National Supervisors' convention, which meets in Chicago in March.
A pleasant farewell party was held at the home of Mr. & Mrs. J A Wynne in honor of their son Joseph, who is about to enter the McSweeney Auto and Electrical School at Cleveland, Ohio.