- The event of the season was the Ball, Concert, and Oyster supper given at William's Hall on the 21st. The music was furnished by Christensen Brothers of Ogden. At 10 o' clock there was a program. At the close of the program oysters were served in the room under the dance hall in elegant style. There were 40 couples present and dancing continued until 2 o' clock am.
-- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Robins entertained a company of friends at a card social Wednesday.
-- C. H. Cody has taken the position of Union Pacific Agent here in place of Paul Thomassen. An announcement was made that Union Pacific is now equipping all its passenger trains with the new Pintsch gas lite and steam heaters.
-- James Larkins, one of our most prominent sheep men, returned yesterday from Western Utah where he has a large number of sheep on the winter range. Mr. Lakins is a Republican, and as such is suppose to believe the sheep industry will be ruined by adverse Democrat Legislation. He has not such gloomy forebodings, and says there is still good money in sheep.
-- Mr. David Tatum of Chicago, Illinois delivered a very interesting Temperance lecture last Wednesday at the Presbyterian Chapel.
-- Mrs. Hannah Harvey met with a serious accident about 7 o' clock last evening. A sleigh in which she was riding capsized in front of H. J. Sheffield's store by coming in contact with a sand pile in the street. The lady was thrown out, dislocating her shoulder. She is improving as well as can be expected for a lady of her advanced age (at that time 59)
PHOTO: Hannah Smuin Harvey (1834-1915), wife of Daniel Harvey. 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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