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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
Reference URL

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Title Page67
Description SOME SUCCEEDED; MANY MORE DIDN'T than many of the Utah mining camps, the Record was published from 1896 until 1930 by experienced and competent newspaperman Isaac E. Diehl. He had competition only briefly in 1900 when C. F. Spilman launched the Mammoth News as an adjunct to his Tintic Miner at nearby Eureka. But where Spilman lasted less than a year, Diehl published for 34. A Nebraskan, Diehl was one of three brothers who sought their journalistic fortunes in Utah and Idaho. One of them, Charles, joined "Ike" in introducing the Sandy Independent in December, 1893. And it was because Charles then moved to Eureka and established the Democrat that Isaac was in a position to see the Mammoth opportunity. It was only a few miles around the mountain from Eureka, where "Ike" had travelled to join the Democrat staff. The Record had an up-and-down existence as the success of mining ebbed and flowed. At one peak point, Diehl initiated the Dividend Examiner in an adjacent mining community, but its existence was brief. The Mammoth paper itself finally ceased publication as the "great depression" began to make itself felt. Isaac Diehl's memory is perpetuated in the Utah Newspaper Hall of Fame. MANTI The Messenger, which has served the community for more than a century, was Manti's fourth paper and the third to be mechanically-produced. The Herald, dating to January 31, 1867 and published by F. C. Robinson, was a short-lived manuscript publication. It was followed by the Home Sentinel, which appeared on April 24, 1885, one of numerous publications with which James T. Jakeman was associated. His editor was Daniel Harrington. The paper struggled, perhaps because, like other Jakeman publications, its news content was virtually a duplication of another paper he owned. The Salt Lake Democrat took note of this in an 1887 editorial comment: "The Home Sentinel and Nephi Ensign are both published and edited by Jim Jakeman. There is nothing unusual, of course, in 67
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Identifier 079-UPA_Page67.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 416078
Reference URL