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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 with authorizing bonds for them. In the March 16th City Council meeting, Joel Shoemaker asked for a free dog tag for Mrs. Nancy Jones, which was granted. Historical accounts of this period indicate U.S. President Grover Cleveland, a Democrat, was conservative, and had always wished to see Utah granted statehood. The Congress at this time was dominated by the Republican party, but there were a substantial number of Democrats as members. During the year of 1894, the bill to admit Utah as a state did pass the U.S. Senate. July 13th. The Messenger duly reported, stating, "Two democrats opposed-Gibson of Maryland and Cockrell of Missouri. The bill is to take effect in 1896. The House will ratify and Cleveland will sign." April 27, 1894, the paper carried a proclamation concerning the spraying of fruit trees against bugs. London purple was to be used and instructions were given for apple, plum and peach trees. (Although from Manti. I never remember seeing a single peach grown there. Frost at blossom time destroys them.) The article also advised in the use of Paris green and Professor W.H. Brown's "insect exterminator." An interesting note about the Manti Messenger is a notice, printed under its masthead a this time: "For the free coinage of silver and protection to home industries." April 27th carried an item saying Democracy "is a party that never dies. Its composition is such that lire, pestilence, drouth, wind, and tornadoes do not affect its mental and physical powers. And that is altogether true...a peculiar trait of character makes a man a democrat and he cannot help himself. Democracy in our age and country has been the negative part, and republicanism the positive." The paper reported on August 17, 1894. a Republican rally at Saltair on August 11th. "There were no non-partisan fakes or democratic nickel-in-a-slot fights or any other disgraceful proceedings." President Woodruff and Joseph F. Smith were seated on the stand with 8000 people attending. "Only 2 democrats were noticed during the entire day." On September 28, the paper carried a speech given by President Woodruff in Provo. "We emphatically and incisively approved the Mormon people on party lines, and we recognize every man's agency and to respect his right to choose in these matters for himself." Undoubtedly President Woodruff had received some interesting comment about his 53
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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 326707
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