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Gleanings

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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
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6m043j1
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326790
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6m043j1

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Title Gleanings
Description attendance at the August 17th rally. Also, undoubtedly, partisanship ran strong then as it does now. October 5th, the following was printed: "The Weather Bureau at Washington will not permit everybody to talk about the kind of weather we will have tomorrow or next week. It will be all right providing the government is not made responsible." The article then quoted the law which called weather prediction a misdemeanor and on conviction carried a fine of $500, 90 days, or both. The front page of the Messenger during these years always printed ads. most of them block. Denver and Rio Grande Railway, Santa Fe Route, Missouri Pacific Railway, Burlington Route, and San Pete Valley Railway were prominent. Smaller ads touted tents, shoes and Royal Baking Powder. Beginning in 1885 the front page featured columns from various communities, headed "Provo Points," "Gunnison Graphics," "Fountain Green Facts." " Green River Ritings," "Ephraim Echoes," "Emery Echoes." "Mt. Pleasant Mites." "Richfield Rumbles," and "Milburn Mites." sharing the page with the usual ads. April 19, 1885, editorially the paper stated. "Utah is entering upon an era of prosperity providing conditions do not change the tide. A broad liberal constitution will make a state of which our nation will be proud." It went on the state that commerce would be protected, that outside capital was needed, and "internal commotions must be settled." On May 24, the paper said it had too many editors, as ads and stories were opposed by individuals. "We wish it distinctly and emphatically understood that this paper is edited by Joel Shoemaker and not by every Tom. Dick, and Harry who has the cramp colic every time we do not suit his whims and fancies." The article then said anyone may edit any time he purchases the paper "for a sufficient pile of debased silver dollars. Will those who want to be editors please put up or shut up?" The June 7th issue stated, "We said that the first object was statehood and the second was amendments to the constitution." This issue also reported the annual meeting of the San Pete County Bible Society Auxiliary, which was held at the Presbyterian Church in Manti on June 6th. The group read 1st Peter and there was singing and prayer. August 30 the paper stated. "Sanpete county has many valuable resources that should be developed. A proper legislature can encourage manufacturers even under the proposed constitution. Vote the 54
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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 326708
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6m043j1/326708