Source: Fountain Ledger, Covington, Indiana, Friday, Oct 3, 1851 p 4
W.M. Jones having opened a Barber Shop, respectfully informs the citizens of Covington and its vicinity that he is now ready to do anything in that line - such as Shaving, Shampooning, Fashionable Hair Dressing, Renovating old clothes of all descriptions - extracting grease and all kinds of stains and making them appear new.
He will be found at the stand, over Mr. Prescott's Store, west side of the public square, from 5 o'clock in the morning until 9 at night, ready and willing to wait on all who will favor him with a call. ... Covington, August 15, 1851.