- The Progressive Euchre (card game) party given by O. A. and W. Taylor and Mrs. D. Wessel Saturday at their home was a decided success. 48 persons took part in the game and many more did not play. The prizes were awarded to James H. Larkins and Charles Cottrell Jr. The remainder of the evening was spent in the usually music, singing, social chats, etc.
------ The new mayor and city council will fill their seats next Monday.
------ The Stars and Stripes floated to the breeze all day yesterday from the tower of the city hall, it being the informal opening day.
------The Thermometer registered 8 degrees below zero here in town this morning.
------ The Grand Ball given at the informal opening of City Hall last evening was a great success. The court room was profusely decorated. The proceeding commenced with a grand march after which the company indulged in the dance until 10:30PM, when Mayor Stewart delivered the opening address. He gave a brief history of Kaysville and was frequently interrupted with applause. About 11:00PM the company sat down to a bounteous repast prepared by the committee on refreshments which certainly showed good taste and judgement of the ladies who compiled it. The remainder of the time was spent with dance, music, singing, recitations, etc. and continued until way in the morning. It was a brilliant affair and reflects credit on the various committees. The universal verdict it was the greatest social hit of the season.
PHOTO: Hyrum Stewart. He served as Kaysville Mayor from 1888-1896
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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