The Daily Times was aprominent newspaper in Johnson's time. The New Brunswick Free Public Library has recently created a searchable database of the paper. Articles were discovered using that archive at: http://newbrunswick.newspaperarchive.com/AdvanceSearch.aspx
William H. Johnson Paints Church
See the attached article published in the Daily Times of New Brunswick on October 20, 1896 that announces William H. Johnson is painting the wood work of the First Baptist Church. The article is titled "Painters Are Busy" and appears around the middle of the page, in the far left column.