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.
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