We weren't able to obtain much on the Koetters Mattress Co., which according to newspaper archives was at 628 Elm.
That section of North 18th is divided into two sections. The road is maintained by the Riverside Township Road District from Weiss Lane to Hamann Lane, and the city of Quincy is responsible for the segment between Hamann and Koch's lanes.
The Department of Central Services has a forestry crew that handles tree removal, as well as trimming of trees that are on city rights of way.
This is a legitimate stop. There is both a state law and a city ordinance that deals with funeral processions.
The Retails Merchants Association announced that it would sponor a "gigantic Christmas party" fo r the whole city on Dec. 6, 1948.
The sign is for no turns on a red light and would apply to all lanes of traffic.
The Blessing Health System announced in August that it would demolish the former St. Mary Hospital at 14th and Broadway this winter.
Their purpose is to promote Quincy High School athletics. An Aug. 12, 2013, vote by the Quincy City Council gave a booster club permission to paint multiple Qs on Maine Street.