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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 Page4
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION Dvorak, director of New York City's National Conservatory of Music. With less pomp and circumstance, but destined to be of equal longevity, the "Happy Birthday" song was first sung in 1893 while candles were being blown out on the cake of someone whose name has been lost to history. Creators of the tune and lyrics have not been overlooked historically, however. They were Mildred and Patty Hill. One of America's proudest patriotic songs also emerged in 1893 from the mind of Katharine Lee Bates, a Wellesley College professor of English who was visiting Colorado Springs to teach a summer course. Inspired by the vast Midwestern prairies through which she'd travelled and then by the splendor of the Rocky Mountains, she penned "O beautiful for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain, for purple mountain majesties..." the lyrics of America the Beautiful. Sometime later, after the poem had been set to the music of an ancient hymn, "Materna," she acknowledged her inspiration was a trip by horse-drawn wagon to the 14,100-foot summit of Pike's Peak. William Wrigley unveiled, in 1893, his newest flavors, Juicy Fruit and Spearmint. Earlier he'd introduced chewing gum to Americans, thus assuring an inexhaustible supply of sticky globs on the underside of tables, theater seats and shoe soles. John M. Browning, whose fame as a gunsmith had spread worldwide from his Ogden, Utah workshop, was granted yet another patent in December, 1893. This one was for a single-shot .22 calibre rifle. Its mechanism was quite simple in comparison with others he'd already conceived, but it was one destined to maintain high value in the marketplace for many years to come. A step of great importance to the newspaper industry also occurred in 1893 when American Newspaper Publishers Association, composed principally of metropolitan daily papers, agreed to give discounts to recognized agencies for advertising they placed. It established the commission system which eventually came to be known as "15 and 2" - 15% of the billing for generating the advertisement and an additional 2% if paid
Format application/pdf
Identifier 016-UPA_Page4.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416015
Reference URL