John Knighting and E. T. Wood Arrested for Conspiracy.
Davis Stake Quarterly Conference–Columbian Club Meeting–Notes on the Side.
- KAYSVILLE, Dec. 3. — Heber J. Sheffield has very nearly completed his magnificent business block on Main street, and last Wednesday evening he Invited his friends and customers to participate in a dance in the building. Those who accepted the invitation had a pleasant time.
Mr. Sheffield’s building is a two story brick structure, and when completed it will be the finest business building In town. It will cost nearly $7,000. He expects to open business In his new quarters in a few weeks.
- F. B. Williams was given a surprise party on his twenty-first birthday last Tuesday evening, and a large number of friends were present to congratulate him upon having attained his majority. Fred will vote the Democratic ticket.
COLUMBIAN CLUB MEETING.
- The Ladies Columbian club will hold a meeting on Wednesday evening next, to which all are invited both ladies and gentlemen. A programme will be rendered that will make the meeting interesting to all. Mrs. Agnes Olson Thomas of Salt Lake has kindly consented to be present to render some vocal selections.
- The Davis stake quarterly conference commenced here today. The congregation was addressed by Richard Duerden of Bountiful, Bishop Barton of Kaysville, and N. T. Porter of Centerville, this morning. and by J. R. Barnes, J. W. Hess and President Smith this afternoon. Meetings will be held tomorrow morning and afternoon.
AN IMPOSTANT ARREST.
- John Knighting. formerly a resident of Bountiful, but who of late years has been living on the range about eight miles from here, was arrested on Thursday evening charged with conspiracy, and it is probable that at least one other well known citizen of the county is implicated in the affair that caused the arrest.
It seems that there have been several fires in Bountiful during the last few months, and they were generally believed to be of incendiary origin. The handwriting In a threatening letter received by one of the parties who suffered from the fires caused Knighting to be suspected of being a party to the crime, and while It is thought that he may not have done the firing, he knows who did.
E.T. Wood was also arrested on the same charge.
NOTES ON THE SIDE.
- S. M. Wessels goes to Salt Lake tonight to accept a position in W. H. Wilkinson’s crockery and glassware store.
- W. S. Barnes left here yesterday morning on a mission to Great Britain.
- Burns and Olsen, the two “toughs” arrested by Officer Galley on Monday evening, as detailed in THE HERALD, were identified by some parties from Logan as the men wanted there for burglarizing a jewelry store. They will be taken to Logan on Wednesday.
- A 5-year-old child of Mrs. Stuart died at W. R. Jamison’s last evening of pneumonia, and the funeral was held this afternoon. Mrs. Stuart arrived from Ireland a few days ago. She has the sympathy of the community.