-- 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
On August 1, 2018 Kristine decided to begin a series of excerpts from the newspaper called These excerpts were taken from articles about local happenings/gossip/announcements etc. It tells a story and gives a feel for Kaysville back in the day.
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