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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 Page508
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION His column one day reflected sheer anger over a situation which began with the disappearance of two saddle ponies belonging to a farm friend. They were missing some time before being discovered many miles away and high on a mountain ledge from which they were unable to escape. Two volunteers braved heavy snowdrifts to bring the animals to safety. The writer expressed his outrage in these terms: "The first crack out of the box Monday the incredible thing happened. Dee got a police state 'big-brother-is-watching-you' telephone call. The Forest Service of the United States Government as represented by Ranger Bill Price of Monroe made a long distance call and with the full weight of the mighty United States Government behind him, reported that Anderson's animals had been trespassing on property of the United States Government and that it would be $3.00 per head per month and the total bill came to $18. Dee was flabbergasted - and then when he realized it was an 'official' call and Price was dead serious, he got sore -told Bill, and rightly so, that he'd rather go to jail than pay Bill the bill - and a few other pertinent comments befitting the occasion. "Did you ever hear of anything more assinine? A couple of stray plugs consumed about two-bits worth of sagebrush and snow - and Uncle Sam, through its delegated authority, wants eighteen hard, cold clams cash damages. If Dee is going to get stuck for a feed bag bill he ought to turn around and sue Uncle for not giving their 'charges' balanced browse!" The columnist didn't blindly follow his political beliefs, as evidenced by his reaction to a 1973 effort to elect a man who shared Fuellenbach's Republican leanings. "The most rancid crock of political sauerkraut to foment and ferment in the state of Utah in many a decade is the 'Draft George Romney for Utah Senator' movement," he wrote. "Who in the hell is trying to fool who? George Romney is a great man; he's from Utah. But I'm a grown man who is about over the hump and I can never remember George being a citizen of Utah. Oh, he was a great 508
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Identifier 514-UPA_Page508.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416519
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416519