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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 Page591
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME nothing more. Anything which cannot be proven as fact and is hearsay only, or opinion of the reporter, should never be printed as a news story." In summation, he added, "What is a good county newspaper1? One which has the confidence and support of the county. One which interestingly, adequately and accurately reports the county news. One which fulfills its reason for being published; that reflects the county, its people and their lives." For a lengthy period of time, Frank had been a victim of high blood pressure and his heart gradually began to show those effects, compounded by years of meeting deadlines, late-night editorial schedules and production headaches. In September, 1965, following a severe attack, he was given a grim prognosis at Dixie Medical Center and was airlifted to LDS Hospital in Salt Lake, accompanied by his doctor-son, Paul. There, fortunately, new drugs and treatment methods proved a life-saver. Still he didn't return to St. George until January of 1966, and only gradually did he resume newspa-pering. Son Asa, who'd moved with him to the News in 1958, handled publisher's duties in his father's absence. His health continued to deteriorate as the heart disease progressed and Jim moved to Dixie in 1972 to assist with the News. The Wave, left for a time in the hands of longtime em-loyees Stewart Giles and Farrell Reynolds, was sold to the husband-and wife publishing team of Richard and Susan Buys. Eventually surgery became Frank's last option. It was performed in Salt Lake City but he failed to survive, dying on October 10, 1973. In St. George, a business and church leader expressed the feeling of most 'Dixie' people when he commented, "Frank Mountford wasn't just an honest man - he was a totally honest man!" Francis William Mountford's credentials for entrance into the Hall of Fame? Dedication to country newspapering; devotion to the communities his papers served; diligence and persistence in producing constantly-improved products; forthright and honest 591
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Identifier 597-UPA_Page591.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 416602
Reference URL