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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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Title Page427
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME almost every day of his life. A life that unfortunately was far too brief. When he succumbed to a heart attack on May 12, 1956, he was but 51 years of age and completing his third decade of newspapering. Only he knows whether the words he'd written three years earlier came to pass. "After living in Delta so long, we feel that should we die and not be admitted to heaven, we wouldn't be missing a thing -- we have already realized it here in Millard County." In a state where journalistic families aren't unusual, it's not surprising that Frank S. Beck- | with should follow his father, Frank A. Beckwith, into the Newspaper Hall of Fame. What is unique is that father and son took almost diametrically opposing approaches to newspaper publishing. Frank Asahel, who purchased the Millard County Chronicle in early 1919, was studious and bilingual. He wrote voluminous editorials and studied fossils, Indians, geology, anthropology, paleontology, reptiles and astronomy between issues of the Chronicle. He read both Greek and Latin. Though a banker for many years, he somehow demonstrated more competence with the printed word than in money matters. In recapping the ownership of the Chronicle, he had once jokingly written, "Frank A. Beckwith, 1919 to date and only one leap ahead of the Sheriff!" Frank S., who joined his father in the newspaper in 1927, interrupting after two years his studies at the University of California in Berkeley, was a hunter, fisherman, amateur farmer and photographer of note. He seldom signed a printed article, but jested with his readers through an anonymously written column called "Chatterbox." He took life seriously -- but only when he had to. And 427
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Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416438
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416438