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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 28
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1996
Type Text
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Language eng
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Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Gleanings
Description returning the same, as they are needed. C.P. Billings, Street Supervisor." Early in 1894 the paper, on February 2, featured a story which was headed "No Statehood Yet." This text then followed: The Democrats afraid to admit Utah into the Union...The leaders here [Washington, D.C.) under the entreaties of Delegate Hawkins and John T. Caine, have given assurances" they wished to pass the necessary bill, but Utah was not included. The article said Democrats were afraid of admitting Utah and also afraid of admitting their fear. Going on, the item read, The announcement in the republican steering committee that non-admission would be the democratic policy, was the truth." President Grover Cleveland was not opposed, the story said, even though there were reports he was. "Senator Stewart said today: The Utah bill could be passed in an hour, as far a the republicans are concerned, if the majority will allow it to be taken out of the committee. It is sheer bosh to say that it had not been held back and it is not difficult to guess the reason. There will be absolutely no republican opposition to the bill. We want the Territory admitted and believe it has the qualifications and arc ready to vote it in." This story carried a parenthetical notation, Tribune special." (Capitalization, text, and punctuation retained as originally printed.) This same issue carried an item about a Republican Club meeting, stating this was the second gathering with a constitution and by-laws adopted. "Speeches were made by Albert Tuttle and Joel Shoemaker," and it was noted the club was gaining members rapidly with all being invited to attend. On February 9. 1894. the paper reported Delegate Hawkins thinks the Utah bill will pass sometime, adding. The outlook at present is very gloomy." This issue also reported on Territorial Legislature activity in which a bill to move the capital from Salt Lake City to Provo was debated. There was also a bill to protect fish and game and to abolish a previously passed act to destroy hawks and sparrows. March 9th Manti City Council meeting reported, "Jacob Wintch, supervisor of streets, asked permission to purchase a keg of spikes and a crowbar. Granted." Jacob Wintch was my maternal grandfather. More Territorial Legislature activity covered in this issue gave bills passed, which included new counties and election of officers, education of blind children, amendment to justices of peace laws, and eight-hour day for public works, and uniform free schools throughout the territory 52
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 28
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326706
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