-- The 1st business failure on Kaysville's Main Street occurred today when S. A. Thompson made an assignment of his drug business. The liabilities will reach about $1,050. Among those named as preferred creditors being owed: E. A. Williams $50 for rent, Levi Taylor $500, Henry W. Mansell $50, Barnes Bank $10. The assessment consists of stock, etc. with other outstanding accounts. -- The community was shocked to learn of the sudden death of Mrs. Hannah Beazer. The deceased lady was about 70 years of age and suffered from heart disease.
-- The Women's Suffrage Association in Kaysville held a reorganization meeting. Mrs. Ada Williams was elected president, Mrs. Dora Wesslels VP, and Sarah Jarman, sec.
-- Fred S. Crawley and Miss Sarah Ann Smith were 2 young people of Kaysville that were united in marriage at the Salt Lake Temple on Thursday last.
-- Several rabbit shooting parties have been gotten up lately. One will go to Kaysville. The Union Pacific is giving them special accommodations. It is probable, therefore that a number of the pestiferous animals will be killed off.
-- A fatal accident occurred near the Rio Grande Western Depot last evening. William J. Barnes and William R. Payne were returning home from Salt Lake in a wagon, the team turned suddenly throwing Mr. Barnes out. He struck his head and his neck was broken. It is supposed death was instantaneous as he never spoke after the accident. He was one of the early settlers of Kaysville and was over 74 years of age.
-- In Kaysville, Davis County T. H. Phillips is elected Mayor, Henry H. Blood recorder, G. H. Barnes treasurer, W. H. Barton, Marshal, Albert Beazer Justice of Peace, F. B. Williams Collector, and J. W. Gailey, A. H. Bishop, W. L. Galbraith, S. C. Jones, and J. H. Linford councilmen.
PHOTO: Thomas Henry Phillips (1857-1912) elected mayor in November of 1893. Courtesy 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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