- The snow that visited us on Thanksgiving is still with us, but hardly sufficient to cause the jingle of the sleigh bell to be heard in the land.
-- Our UP agent Paul Thomassen was called to Logan as a witness against 3 jail birds he assisted in capturing here last week.
-- Miss Sarah Barnes and William Love embarked on a blissful sea of matrimony on Thursday. Justice T. H. Phillips officiated.
-- Trading has been very dull considering the Christmas season.
-- Mrs Rachel Mansell Barton wife of Frank Barton took her flight to the realms beyond. She was only 27 years old. Leaves to mourn her husband and 2 small children.
-- W. S. Barnes, son of J. R. Barnes left his home Friday for a mission to Great Britain.
-- Mrs Reise, the Temperance lecturess spoke to an audience of 40 people here last evening.
-- Our enterprising merchant H. J. Sheffield has a large new brick store on Main Street nearly completed. It is being done up in tip top style.
-- "Zamloch The Magnificent" skipped out Monday for reasons unknown, failing to fulfill his engagements here. No loss to the community.
--A Grand Leap Year ball will be given at the Music Hall. It will be sponsored by the World's Fair Columbian Women's Club.
-- Exercises were held at the Presbyterian Chapel. A Christmas tree, on which a present for each child was placed.
-- The holiday amusement season opened last evening with dances at William's Hall and Webster's Pavilion.
-- William L. Payne one of our oldest residents, passed peacefully from this world of care. He had been ill for about a week, but realized his approaching end and was prepared for the grim messenger of death.
PHOTO: William Lauder Payne (1816-1892) with wife Catherine Louise Nichols Payne circa 1850. Courtesy of Ancestry.
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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