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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 https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z

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Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME business affairs and they eventually went into bankruptcy. It was a matter of pride to the Beckwiths, though, that eventually all who had lost money as a result of the family empire's financial crash were paid off, dollar-for-dollar. Frank had studied Latin for two years in high school and later continued his pursuit of that language as well as Greek. He taught himself typing and Pittman and Howard shorthand. Working in the family bank had given him a solid foundation in that business. He married Mary Amelia Simister on August 25,1898 at Coalville, Utah, which was her home town, and the young couple lived in Evanston for two years before moving to Salt Lake City. There he successively worked in a bank and in various business offices and taught night classes in a business college. For a time he was associated with Goodwin's Weekly, published by former Salt Lake Tribune editor Charles C. Goodwin. He later acknowledged that whetted his desire to see his name credited to printed articles. He returned his family, which now included an infant daughter, to Evanston and there two more children, a son and a daughter, were born. To eke out a living, he worked at several occupations, and pursued his hobby, a lathe in his small home workshop. One item he developed was patented and sold and he frequently wrote articles for a national machinist's publication. In 1907 the Beckwiths returned to Salt Lake City, where they bought a home and he engaged in several occupations. As a hobby, he utilized a cylinder-type Edison phonograph to make his own recordings which he could play back, a unique skill in that day. He also continued to pursue shorthand and became quite skilled. Through it all, though, his mind was focussed on the banking business. And in February, 1913, he had an opportunity to go to Delta as cashier of the first bank to be established in that young community. The area, where an irrigation system had been developed, was looking toward a bright future in farming. A newspaper, the Millard County Chronicle, had been 423
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Identifier 430-UPA_Page423.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416434
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416434