Source: The Manchester Republican, March 26, 1874

Fifteen or twenty new houses are all ready under contract, to be erected near the depots the coming season.
It is expected that there will be four saloons within a frog's jump of each other near the railroads, within three months. Let the friends of temperance make a note of this and act accordingly.

Source: North Manchester Journal, January 7, 1909

Mr. Jesse Tyler states that North Manchester has never been so prosperous as it has been since the saloons were driven out. He states that every available store building and house has been rented and that the place is booming in all lines.
-Huntington News-Democrat