- Kaysville strawberries have been in market for a week.
-- J. R. Barnes will accompany the Democratic delegation next week.
-- The heavy rains of yesterday were a boon to the farmers of Davis County. It will increase the grain crops on the dry farms by thousands of bushels. The Social and Literary Society are making arrangements for a complimentary ball at the Music Hall Friday. Over 100 invitations will be issued.
-- James Smith and Charles Cottrell returned from a 2 year mission to England last Tuesday. Both are looking and feeling well and say they have spent the time enjoyably. Welcome!
-- Thistle Mills have been standing still for a few weeks; some new machinery is being put in.
-- The Raymond Circus struck the town yesterday and gave an exhibition. The show has a fair company of acrobats, riders and other good features but the menagerie is woefully scarce and for a 75 cent show it is perceptibly wanting. It doesn't deserve the patronage of the public. Numerous gambling games were started and doing a rushy business until Marshal Barton put a stop to them. Tomorrow they will exhibit at Ogden and residents of that city would do well to leave them alone.
-- Dr. Ingram's new house is nearing completion.
PHOTO: Dr. William F. Ingram's home built 1892, (still there) located at 131 W 100 N. For many years it was the home of Norma Thornley Swan.
MAY 1892 - The Brass Band has several new members and is holding regular practice. -- Water is quite plentiful and irrigation has fully begun. -- The school children had a May walk out at Mr. Laycock's farm. -- Mrs. Eva Barber has had a number of business cards printed. She wishes to inform the public she and Miss May Taylor have opened a dress making parlor in Kaysville. -- The Kaysville Creamery having had a large force of men at work on their building for several weeks. The machinery has arrived from Kansas City and is being placed in position. The company has filed Articles of Incorporation and capital stock placed at $3,500. Hyrum Stewart is president; E W Layton VP; Seth C. Jones sec; C W Barnes, Charles Layton, H. J. Sheffield and John W. Gailey form the board of directors. -- Closing exercises of the Presbyterian Mission School were conducted at the chapel last evening. The program was quite interesting. Miss Mitchell and Miss Osborn who have had charge of the school leave for their summer vacation this morning. -- Business is dull. -- The Social and Literary Society will give another ball at the Music Hall tonight. -- Mrs. Edmond Robins (Elizabeth) died at her home on Friday the 20th. The funeral which was largely attended took place in the family residence on Sunday. PHOTO: Ancestry - Edmond Robins (1811-1892) and Elizabeth Welch Robins (1811-1892) They married 2-18-1828 in Cheltenham, Glouster, England. Mr. Robins passed away a few weeks after his wife on 6-8-1892.
- Diphtheria has again broken out in our town. Quarantine flags have been displayed in front of Mrs. De Shazo's and Mr. Wooley's residence.
-- Mr. H. J. Sheffield has commenced breaking ground for a 2 story brick building which he intends to erect near his old stand on Main Street. He will remove his grocery business to his new quarters as the building is completed.
-- Swan and Co. asking for a Liquor license as retail liquor dealers for 3 months commencing April 26 was granted.
-- We learned that our Kaysville Brass Band boys have concluded to reorganize and have selected Mr. Aldos of Ogden as their leader.
-- We have had several changes in the business district lately. Blamires and Sheffield have dissolved their business, Mr. Blamires taking over the old firm; Galbraith and Laycock have sold their interest in the Thistle Steam Mill to Hyrum Stewart, who takes charge on the 16th.
-- It is expected the new Creamery will be open by about May 15th. -- Mrs. George Swan Jr. is recuperating
-- Mr. Robert Bodily, an early settler of this place departed from this life at 1 o'clock yesterday. He was over 76 years of age and until quite lately had been enjoying good health. Recently he was struck with pneumonia. The funeral will be held at the ward meeting house on Sunday April 7th.
PHOTO: Robert Bodily 12-30-1815 to 4-5-1892 Courtesy of Ancestry.
- Judge Thomas H. Phillips of Kaysville was in the city of Salt Lake yesterday. He is president of the Democratic Club in that city.
-- Last evening the Social and Literary Club enjoyed themselves with a sleigh ride and also held a short meeting where a very interesting program was rendered.
- A dance was given in the Music Hall under the auspices of the Social Club.
-- The Republicans have decided not to nominate a mayor, recorder or justices, but their nominees for counselors are: Robert H. Wall, James H. Larkins, Theo J Robins and W. H. Sheffield; for treasurer C. Burton Jr.; for marshal T. F. Roueche Jr., and for assessor W. J. Barton. they feel hopeful of electing some of these candidates as they are strong capable men.
-- Last evening the officers and invited friends gathered at the residence of H. J. Sheffield and gave him a genuine surprise. Some of his friends kept him uptown till 7pm and during his absence guests arrived bringing their picnics and arranging for the party. When re returned home a more surprised man would have been hard to find. There were games and social chat til 10pm. He was presented with a handsome Book of Mormon. Mr. Sheffield thanked everyone for their kindness to him after which food, singing, games etc. were indulged in until 1am when the guest began leaving.
PHOTO: Heber John Sheffield (1854-1936) Merchant, Mayor, church and community leader - Courtesty of Ancestry
- Sleigh riding is the first order of the day
-- The Johnson Brothers Dramatic Company in "Sumter to Appomattox" and "Uncle Tom's Cabin" formed the sole theatrical attraction at the Music Hall. The attendance was poor on both evenings.
-- a meeting was held with School District #8. It was decided by a unanimous vote to levy a special tax of 1% for the purpose of purchasing a site and erecting a schoolhouse.
-- An event that occupied the attention of the social people of Kaysville was the wedding of Mr. Robert Blamires and Miss Carrie Burton, who were united in the holy bonds of matrimony Wednesday.
-- James H. Larkins is feeding 700 cattle and 3,000 sheep. White and Sons have 300 cattle and 1,500 sheep. To feed these it requires about 400 tons of hay per day.
-- The McGinley Comedy Company played before a very slim house at the Music Hall on Thursday. The entertainment was not of a very high order and an audible sigh of relief swept there when the curtain finally fell.
-- The number of marriages that have been consummated in Kaysville the past few months has been phenomenal, but the record was broken last week by the ceremony performed which united two happy couples for life. Bishop Peter Barton officiated in tying the connubial knot which made Miss Nettie Payne and Mr. Walter Hedrick love for life. Bishop Barton also officiated the most happy gathering on Christmas morning when Miss Leah Burton and Mr. O. A. Taylor launched on the sea of matrimony and bliss.
PHOTO: Peter Barton (1849-1912) Served as Bishop of Kays Ward 1877-1907, he was also Justice of the Peace, city recorder and served 2 terms in the Utah Legislature. Photo courtesy of Ancestry
-- A great social event of the week was the wedding reception of Mr. Christopher Burton Jr. and Miss Eloise Lewis, who were united in holy wedlock November 25, 1891 in Logan. On their arrival home a hearty supper was served for 200 guests. We wish them perfect happiness on their matrimonial journey.
-- Nothing is being done in political circles as of late.
-- Mr. Harry Taylor and Mrs. Cloie Pratt Bailey assisted by an able dramatic company will appear at the Music Hall on Friday and Saturday. "Maude Pearl" and "The Streets of New York" will be presented.
-- A shade of gloom cast over the town yesterday when it was announced Samuel L. Jones had died suddenly at his residence. He had eaten a hearty supper less than an hour before. Nearly all of the beautiful headstones in our cemetery will testify of the excellence of his work and will stand as a lasting monument to his memory.
-- Yesterday was a gala for the children of Kaysville. It was the occasion of the annual Sunday School Picnic and Dance. At 10am about 300 of "Utah's Best Crop" gathered at the Music hall for a short program after which they were regaled with a sumptuous lunch which was enjoyed immensely by the happy faced throng.
-- The progressive euchre and social party to be given Friday under the auspices of the "Social and Literary Society" promises to be a very enjoyable affair.
-- ESTRAYED: 3 head of horses. $10 reward will be given to any person finding them and reporting to George Webster, Kaysville, Utah.
-- The school under the able direction of principal J. H. Linford Jr. made a credible showing at their Thanksgiving program Thursday. The school room was nearly all taken up. The following program was carried out:
PHOTO - Kaysville School Thanksgiving Program - November 28, 1891 Salt Lake Herald.
-- The mining fever at Kaysville and Farmington still continues. A party of 10 went to the mountains on a prospecting tour. With the party were: Levi Taylor, John Barker, Will Taylor, James Bishop and others. They claim to have discovered a ledge of gold bearing quartz
-- We have it on good authority that at a certain well known place in Kaysville, gambling is being carried on quite extensively and that large sums of money are being won and lost by habitues of the place. Steps should be taken at once to stop the evil.
-- Utah State Fair Winners Kaysville: Leather goods: James Sheffield, best pair ladies shoes, diploma. Jannie Hudson, best plain sewing, Barnes Special Premium award, to girl under 10 years, $5.
-- Will Gailey surprised a fellow in the act of burglarizing Blamires and Sheffield Meat Market. He endeavored to capture the thief but failed. This is not the 1st time the shops on Main St. have been visited by persons on the same errand. All of which goes to show our city is not entirely free from petty thieves.
-- The household of Lorenzo Barnes was entered last Sunday by the arrival of a fine daughter.
-- David Clark had his arm fractured by being kicked by a horse on Tuesday. He is improving.
-- Barnes and Swan's petition for a license as retail liquor dealers for the 3 months commencing October 26, 1891 and end January 26, 1892. Granted.
PHOTO: Invoice dated 11-29-1896 from Swan and Co Retail Dealer in Wines, Liquor, Cigars and Tobacco, Kaysville. Courtesy Layton Heritage Museum
- While at work chopping wood, George D. Bennett met with a very severe and painful accident by cutting his foot with an axe. Dr. Ingram dressed the wound.
-- Miss J. P. Hart, the lady who has charge of the Presbyterian Church School for several years past will return to her home in the East. Miss Osborne will succeed Miss Hart.
-- The very first edition of the newspaper the "Little Clipper" reached Kaysville today. It will be published semi monthly by Lamoni Call at Bountiful.
-- Fair Notes: E. P. Ellison has offered $5 for the best bushel of silver chop winter wheat.
-- Quite a number of Kaysville's young ladies are attending school in Salt Lake this season. Among them: Miss Vinnie Larkins, Misses Minnie and Maude Barnes, Miss Annie Wade, Misses Mattie and Birdie Knowlton, and Misses Jane and Nettie Meredith.
-- The annual exercises and fair of the Primary Association of Kaysville will be held in the Academy Building on Saturday next. A program of songs, recitations, etc. will be rendered in the morning and in the afternoon the children will be given a free dance. The fair will be open all day.
-- About 150 pupils are at present attending the public schools in Kaysville, out of 500 between the ages of 6 and 18 in the district. The 4 teachers presently employed are: J. H. Linford Jr., Miss Clara Saunders, E.M. Whitesides and Miss Caddie Knowlton.
PHOTO: Edward Morris (E.M.) Whitesides 1865-1960 Teacher, Educator. Married Mary Harvey 1892. At the time of his death he lived at 616 Elm St, Layton. This photo taken during his early missionary and teaching years. Courtesy Ancestry
AUGUST 25, 1891 SALT LAKE HERALD - Kaysville watermelons are on the market -- Miss Winnie Miner of Salt Lake, has been in Kaysville visiting her friend Miss Vinnie Larkins -- The Davis County Women's Suffrage Association held an interesting meeting here Thursday afternoon. -- "The Noble Outcast" by the John S. Lindsay Dramatic Company is billed to play here 2 nights in the Music Hall. -- Late yesterday the 12 year old son of John Springer was severely burned on the face and head by the explosion of some powder with which he was playing. It is feared the lad's eyesight will be impaired. -- Mrs. R. W. Barnes and Miss May Barton returned Thursday from a 10 day sojourn at the popular summer resort, Brighton. -- The district schoolhouses are undergoing repairs and receiving a thorough cleaning in preparation to the opening of school. -- A company consisting of John Bonnemort, wife and family, Dr. W. F. Ingram and wife, Misses Millie and Nora Bonnemort, and Miss Katie Roberts started yesterday for a protracted outing on the Weber. The weather permitting they will have an outstanding time. Mr. James H. Larkins and wife started on Thursday for a pleasure trip through Utah. PHOTO: James H. Larkins (1842-1922) Photo courtesy Layton Heritage Museum
JUNE 5,16,21 1891
- SALT LAKE HERALD & THE OGDEN STANDARD
-- The Ladies Suffrage Society met Thursday and held their monthly meeting.
-- The June Festival will doubtless attract a large number of Kaysville people. It promises to be a rare treat. the John S. Lindsay Dramatic Company will appear at our Music Hall on Thursday and Friday next. Mr. Lindsay's dramatic abilities are favorably known in these parts and we predict full houses on both evenings.
-- The Union Pacific Railroad Company have come to a sudden halt in the erection of their stockyards here. After the work had progressed for some time, it was discovered yesterday that they were trespassing on ground not owned by them and the owner positively refused to allow the work to continue. It is not known whether a compromise will be effected or not.
-- Alonzo King who sustained a severe fracture of the clavicle by having a tree fall on him while logging in Lost Creek is improving nicely under the charge of Dr. Ingram.
-- Mrs. Sarah Booth, for a great number of years a Kaysville resident, died on Monday evening last at 6:35 O' Clock at the advanced age of 73 years. For some time prior to her demise the deceased had been almost helpless from the effects of paralysis and death came to her as a welcome release from her sufferings.
-- Mr. Thomas H. Robins and Miss Alice Day were united in marriage at Logan on Wednesday last (June 17)
PHOTOS: Thomas Hyrum Robins 1858-1945 photo Kaysville Main St circa 1920's, Alice Vilate Day Robins 1868-1956 Photos courtesy of Ancestry.
1891- MAY 3,14,17,31 SALT LAKE HERALD
-- Several new residences are being erected here and judging from the class of young men who are most energetic in these labors, we have reason to believe that a number of Kaysville's fair daughters will be led to the alter before the close of 1891.
-- Members of the Kaysville Historical and Debating Club will meet the young men's Lyceum of Draper. The Question "Resolved: That the Negroes in the United States Have Had More Cause to Complain of Their Treatment by the Whites Than Have the American Indians."
-- James H. Larkins was a passenger to Ogden.
-- It has been several years since we have had such a fine blooming of pear, peach, cherry and apple trees as has taken place this year. Kaysville's architect William Allen is at work on plans for a $10,000 commercial and bank building to be erected in Farmington.
-- John C. Jamison and Orton A. Williams opened their Ice Cream and Confectionery Parlor this week. -- The school children were out for a May walk yesterday. They had an enjoyable time. Upon returning they were met at the Academy Building by H. E. Lewis, our photographer who took their photograph in a group.
-- This time it is R. W. Burton's turn to be happy. On Thursday morning his wife presented him with an 11 pound baby boy.
-- Reverend E. M. Knox of the Kaysville Presbyterian Church preached up the conditions on which God will bless his people.
-- Quite a number of young people spent an enjoyable time last Monday evening as guests of Misses Minnie and Maude Barnes. They were entertained in royal style and the evening was passed as most enjoyable.
PHOTO: Left: Minnie Barnes 1872-1947 Married Henry H. Blood (Utah Governor) in 1895. Right: Emily Maude Barnes 1875-1951 Married George E. Barton 1900. Daughters of John R. and Emily Stewart Barnes. Photos courtesy Ancestry.
April 5, 19, 22 1891
Salt Lake Herald
-- The Kaysville Brick & Tile Manufacturing Co. have commenced shipping bricks.
-- The Grand Calico Ball which was given in the Music Hall last evening, was a most elegant affair. The costumes were very unique and quite diverse, those who stood out: Hyrum Stewart, W.L. Galbraith, Thomas H. Phillips, H. J. Sheffield, John GM Barnes, T. G. Everill, and J. H. Larkins.
-- The Kaysville Historical and Debating Club will debate: "Resolved: That the Right of Franchise Should be Granted to Women."
-- A full grown live Lynx is attracting large crowds of people. The animal was caught in a trap at John W. Burton's farm and was brought to town as a curiosity.
-- The tramp nuisance is again getting beyond all endurance and it is high time something be done to prevent our good people from being imposed upon by such a worthless set of vagabonds as continually infest our city. The last few days they have literally swarmed the streets. One evening 15 of them were lying around the Pacific Depot. Marshall Taylor arrested one of their fraternity and took him before Justice Swan. The man was advised to take the shortest route out of town.
-- A ripple of excitement was created yesterday by the arrest of Mr. George F. Patillo, on a complaint sworn by Joseph Payne, charging him with keeping an unlicensed boardinghouse. Mr. Patillo is an industrious Tin Smith and Mr. Payne is the Hotel proprietor. Patillo was taken before Judge Swan. There was not enough evidence to make a case. Mr. Payne had been using very abusive language toward Mr. West, one of the witnesses for the defense. It is evident another arrest will now be made.
PHOTO: George F. Patillo, Tinshop and residence - 40 E Center, Kaysville - area now parking lot for Zions Bank.
MARCH 4,10 1891 SALT LAKE HERALD
- Our streets and sidewalks are in a very bad condition, a muddy mess.
-- The question for debate before the Kaysville Historical and Debating Club is "Resolved: That the Cable is of More Benefit to Mankind Than the Mariner's Compass."
-- The Western Union Telegraph Company has established an office at the Kaysville Union Pacific Depot, the Deseret Telegraph line being no longer in use.
--Our neighbors at Layton are rather lively. Two fights are reported to have occurred within a few days.
-- Sickness, as yet, shows no signs of abating.
-- Mr. Joseph Egbert, one of the Pioneers of '47 is quite seriously ill.
-- A gentleman giving his name as T. S. Bulmer, and representing himself as an MD from London, England has taken up a permanent residence here. He will commence the practice of medicine in our little burg.
-- There is some talk of beginning a newspaper here in Kaysville if the people will sustain it, steps are also being taken to induce the Hat Factory to locate from Ogden to Kaysville.
-- Mrs. Woolley, wife of Henry Woolley, one of Kaysville's oldest residents died last Tuesday at the age of 79 years. The funeral services were held on Thursday at 1 O' Clock. She was born July 25, 1811 in Yoxall, Staffordshire, England and emigrated to America in 1844, and to Utah in 1849.
PHOTO: Mary Stretton Blood Woolley 1811-1891 photo courtesy of Ancestry.
February 8, 15, 1891
- The La grippe epidemic (influenza, Spanish Flu) has reached Kaysville.
-- A local weather prophet predicts a July snowstorm. Trust it will fail to materialize.
-- Owing to their inability to procure suitable plays to present, the Kaysville Dramatic Club have not as yet made anymore.
-- Blood and Layton opened their new Butcher Shop. Success to them.
-- The question for debate before the Kaysville Historical and Debating Club is "Resolved:" That England has done more for the colonization of America than have the French. Mrs. Isaac Sears was up from Salt Lake yesterday.
-- Mr. G. F. Patillo, our local tinsmith is wrestling a bad case of La grippe.
-- Mrs. James E. Talmage was up from the capital, Salt Lake visiting with Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Barnes. The conjoint session of the Young Mens and Young Ladies Mutual Association will be held next Sunday evening. All invited.
-- Mr. M.O. Johnson manager of the Ogden Wooden Ware Company was in Kaysville last Tuesday on business bent. -- The 8th school district concert billed for next Wednesday promises to be one of the very best entertainment of it's kind. A novel feat will be the broom drill for which the 16 young lady participants have been practicing for several weeks:
PHOTO: The 8th Districts School Program, 2-15-1891 Salt Lake Herald
JANUARY 18, 29, 1891
-- William Taylor and F. B. Williams have started a Tobacco and Cigar Stand at the Union Depot in Kaysville.
--- The Historical and Debating Club of Kaysville will debate the question next Monday: "Resolved: That Electricity Is More Beneficial To Mankind Than Steam."
--- We are glad to hear the Indian troubles have been settled so easily and with so little loss of life.
--- Blood & Layton have nearly completed their Butcher Shop and will be ready for business soon.
--- At a recent session of the Kaysville City Council it was decided to ask the saloon keepers to close their place of business at 11P.
--- Several of our dramatically inclined young people met for the purpose of organizing themselves into a club and to select a play to present. It was agreed they should sail under the name "The Kaysville Dramatic Club" with the following members: James H. Linford Jr, Thomas H. Phillips, H. H. Blood, O. A. Taylor, Miss Winnie Williams, W. W. Sheffield, F. B. Williams, Miss Harriet Jarman, Miss May Blood, Miss Carrie Burton, Willard Burton and R. W. Barnes.
--- The City Council met in regular session last Monday. Mayor Stewart presided. Present: Councilmen Linford, Barton, Blood, Sheffield, Blamires and recorder Phillips. Sexton Barton reported 23 interments in the city cemetery for the year 1890 and 6 lots sold. Report adopted and recorded instructions to charge the sexton $2.25 per lot or $13.50. Chief of Police Barton reports 5 arrests had been made during the year 1890. Justice Phillips reported at year end 1890 6 cases of breach of ordinances with total fines of $45 assessed.
--- A commercial and savings bank under the name of "Barnes Banking Company" is the latest acquisition to the business importance of our city. They filed their Articles of Incorporation on Tuesday. The Capital Stock placed at $25,000 divided into 500 shares, value of $50 each. Incorporation names: John R. Barnes, John G. M. Barnes, Peter Barton, Lewis S. Hills, R. W. Barnes, William Blood, Thomas F. Roueche, William Stewart, James H. Larkins, and Jed McPherson.
PHOTO: One of the 1st Ads after incorporation of Barnes Banking Company Salt Lake Herald March 15, 1891.
DECEMBER 1890 4,12,18,21,31
- SALT LAKE HERALD
There was quite a rumpus at Barnes & Swan's Saloon Saturday evening. Two young men started up from Bountiful to go hunting geese on the range, but they fell by the wayside and took on an overbalanced cargo of bad whiskey and proceeded to abuse all within their reach. One of them tried to show fight with Officer Barton and wanted to get a gun out of his buggy. From doing this he landed in jail.
------ Thanksgiving in Kaysville was spent very quietly. A dance in the Music Hall at night was the only form of entertainment.
------ Judge Phillips and party returned from their unsuccessful deer hunt last Thursday. During their 11 day absence they succeeded in killing one deer, no doubt a cripple.
------ The household of Mr. George H. Draper was made happy early Wednesday by the arrival of a "bouncing baby boy."
------Merchants have been doing a rushing business this week and the number of toys as well as substantial presents have disappeared from their windows. It goes to show Santa Claus will be visiting nearly every household.
------ Sometime Sunday night the shade trees in front of John G.M. Barnes house were pulled up and thrown into the street. Gates were taken off their hinges and carried away. Other depredations were committed. Mr. Barnes has found out who the boys were and unless they make reparation they will be given the opportunity to prove their innocence before Judge Phillips.
PHOTO: John GM Barnes home circa 1930's - 42 W. Center, photo from book Kaysville, Our Town.
NOVEMBER 2,9,16,23,27, 1890
- A ruff and tumble fist fight was engaged at Barnes and Swan's Saloon on Thursday night, but beyond some bruised faces no one was hurt.
------ At a special session of the City Council, George Swan Jr. was appointed Justice of the Peace.
------Faint rumors are afloat that Kaysville is soon to have a bank. We sincerely hope this is true and they will soon take substantial form.
------We are informed the Wessels and Co. Dry Goods Store will open it's Millinery. They will make a specialty of dress making.
------J. R. Proudfoot had his Barber Shop burglarized Sunday and several razors were taken.
------ The performance at the Music Hall by the "4" Comedy Club and Held's Band was 1st class and well deserving of the large attendance. The noise in the back part of the hall during the entertainment was disgraceful. Our police officers should remember it is their duty to be at such places and keep quiet the crowd of hoodlums who gather for no other purpose than to make a disturbance. They should be made an example of.
------ Signor Bosco the world famous and great magician and optical illusionist has performances at the Music Hall. He closed his engagement after 3 nights. His first two performances were good and he showed ability to give good entertainment. On the 3rd night he advertised he would treat us to hypnotism and spiritualism, but he just performed his same old tricks. He left Thursday for parts unknown.
PHOTO: Signor Bosco Ad from previous performance across the country.
OCTOBER 8, 10, 1890
- As was expected Mr. William H. Clow took charge of the Post Office business on Wednesday.
------ The 1st snow of the season fell early yesterday morning.
------ TheTaylor and Layton building is nearly completed. The brick work is finished and Mr. Patillo has just completed the tin roof. They will be opening on November 1. Mr. Layton says they will have a large stock of goods on hand and will be able to make a good showing.
------ The scene on the mountains above Kaysville this season is magnificent. Clothed as they are in every shade of color from crimson to nut brown.
------ At the Primary meeting held in the city hall last Monday George Swan Jr., T. H. Phillips, T. F. Roueche, and C. D. Bennett were elected as delegates to the county convention with Levi Taylor and H. T. Robins as alternates
------ Wm R. Jamieson opened his Gent's Furnishing Goods Store on Tuesday last. He intends to keep in stock everything from a toothpick to a plug hat.
------ The People's Party Political Club held an enthusiastic meeting on Thursday.
------ John G. Linford the young man who accidentely fed his hand into a cylinder of a threshing machine a few weeks ago and had it cut so bad as to necessitate the amputation of the first finger is improving rapidly.
PHOTO: John George Lindford (1870-1917) Ancestry
9-7 AND 9-21 1890 SALT LAKE HERALD - Joseph Payne will wield the Tonsorial clippers over the heads of our citizens in the future. He has rented Barnes and Swan's new building and opened it as a barber shop.
------ About 8 o' clock last evening George Layton's house was discovered to be on fire. Neighbors quickly gathered and succeeded in saving the furniture, carpets etc. but the frame building burned readily and was soon destroyed. Loss about $1,000.
------ Discussion of the proposed change of Postmaster has been one topic of conversation during the week. Public indignation was aroused when it was learned that a certain Liberal and anti - Mormon clique had been secretly conspiring to secure the removal of our present Postmaster Mr. Stewart. Their view is to have a Mr. William Clow appointed as his successor. This gentleman is almost an entire stranger here having been a resident only 2 months. The community considers it an insult for a stranger, who's only qualifications seem to he is a Liberal to come in and take such a responsible position while at the same time others are better qualified. It has been stated Mr. Clow will take charge of his position Oct. 1
------ William Allen our architect and builder can without a doubt take prize for rapid bricklaying from anyone in the territory. On a trial recently he succeeded in laying 612 bricks in an hour.
PHOTO: William Robert Allen (1849-1928) from book Layton -- (will have more info about him later)
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