Businesses of Newport
and surrounding area extracted from samples of Yost’s Printing of Newport
dating about 1900 to 1906.
F. J. Kerr, Newport,
announces a sale on shoes and rubbers
Newport Mill Company announces it has sold out.
M. Thomas, Gunsmith, Newport
M. Thomas, manufacturer of spouting valleys and fruit cans.
Shop located about ½ mile below Newport.
I. P. Eddy, Physician, Newport
Hugh Henry, General Merchandise, Milltown
W. S. Gano, Dealer in General Merchandise, ready made
clothing, New Port
E. M Yost, Carpenter
& builder, Newport
John Lauer, Dealer in Harness, Saddles & Etc. Newport
Jas. Rinard, General Merchandise, Shay
L. C. Kerr, Newport
J. W. Collett, Attorney at Law & Notary Public, Newport
Southern Ohio Telephone, Newport
Eddy Brothers, Physicians and Surgeons, St. Marys
Bevan Brothers, General Merchandise, Bevan, Ohio
Zack L. Green, Wall paper, Newport
F. M. Schloholm, Shoes, Ready Made Clothing, Hats &
Announcing R. H. Valentine Trading Boat is now at the
Newport Landing and will remain ________ days
Ready to exchange Glass-ware, Queensware, Granite, &
etc. for all kinds of Junk
Best prices for Junk
Announcing the Commercial Hotel is re-opening in Newport
Wm. Ratliff, Proprietor, B&O Ticket Agent, Adams Express Agent, Ferry Man between Vaucluse &
Meals: 25 cents Lunch served anytimecYou are welcome & request to come to the Hotel office
and get your ticket and expressages or wait for train, ferryman, steamboat, or
B&O Time Table
East Bound - Up
Ferryman time 7:55
Ferryman time 11:05 P. M.
Ferryman time 3:40
Ferryman time 9:30
West Bound - Down
Trains A. M.
Ferryman time 9:40 P. M.
Ferryman time 3:40
Harness & Livery Stable -John Lauer and Mr. Floyd Gano
began a partnership in 1910 and continued until 1928 when the highway was
built. The Building was located at the corner of Greene Street and State Route 7.
The Newport Hotel – H. Wesley Hoff was owner of the Newport
Hotel in the early 1900’s. It was located where the I.G. A. now stands. It was
a two story frame building with two large glass windows in front.