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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 Page6
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION Shortly thereafter, he conceived a statue he titled "The End of the Trail." It portrayed an Indian slumped forward over the head of his horse in a pose Fraser said was "a fusing of the nostalgia with the progressive." Few sculptures have been more widely copied. Chicago was also the scene of the world's first heart surgery in 1893. A young doctor named Daniel Hale Williams succeeded in stitching up punctures in the heart of a man whose chest had been penetrated by a knife in a street fight. Across the Atlantic, shocked Frenchmen reacted in disbelief to the revelations of a court investigation into the ill-fated attempt to develop a ship canal across Panama. It was determined that Ferdinand de Lesseps, construction hero of the Suez Canal, had induced thousands of his countrymen to invest in the poorly-planned Panama venture that bankrupted its sponsoring corporation - and very nearly the French nation. Change came in 1893 to the island kingdom of Hawaii, where a coup deposed Queen Lili'uokalani and a republic headed by Sanford P. Dole was created. Five years later Hawaii was annexed by the United States and in 1959 statehood was granted. Eventful 1893 saw other significant happenings: New Zealand became the first nation in the world to give women the right to vote. Sears Roebuck & Company produced its first catalogue. The Johns Hopkins Medical School opened in Baltimore. And five test routes were begun in West Virginia as the Post Office experimented with Rural Free Delivery of mail. The Santa Fe Railroad was declared insolvent and went into receivership in 1893, but in that era of hasty, sometimes reckless, expansion and fierce competition to penetrate Western markets, many lines experienced similar financial woes. In any event, what did the Santa Fe have to do with Utah? Actually, quite a bit. Linked with the Rio Grande Western and Colorado Midland, it provided a route to the East. Its advertising proclaimed, "The only line which runs Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars between Ogden, Salt Lake and Chicago without
Format application/pdf
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Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416017
Reference URL