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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 image/jpeg
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 https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z

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Description "YOUNG" PAPERS THAT ACTUALLY ARE OLD Edith M. Nielson, who'd been an employee for four years, assumed publishing duties. Jarvis, the 1931 president of Utah State Press Association, moved to California where he would become widely-known as the legislator who initiated Proposition 13, a tax-limitation measure. R. Howard Ridge was named publisher of the Magna and Garfield weeklies on December 24, 1937, a few days after he had married Miss Nielson, who then became the editor. Publication of the Garfield Leader was suspended on September 6, 1957. On May 1, 1972 the Times was sold to its present publisher, J. Howard Stahle, formerly of the Roy Sun Chronicle and a grandson of UPA's founding member John Stahle of Bountiful. An interesting sidebar is that three Magna publishers shared the same first name -- Howard Jarvis, Howard Ridge and Howard Stahle. MOAB The community's newspaper history begins with establishment of the Grand Valley Times on May 30, 1896 by J. N. Corbin. He remained at the helm of the somewhat shaky venture until March 17, 1907 when it was sold to C. A. Robertson, a local attorney. His objective was preservation of the community's voice, not journalistic aspirations, and on January 1, 1911 it was turned over to his brother-in-law, Loren L. (Bish) Taylor, launching a family publishing tenure which has continued for eight decades. The competing Moab Independent, published by F. W. Strong, came on the scene in May, 1916 but on September 5, 1919 was merged with the Times, creating the present-day Times-Independent. Mr. Taylor accepted an appointment to the State Industrial Commission in 1953 and his paper was operated by three successive managers -- Beverly Spencer for more than a year until April, 1955; H. R. Holliday until March 1, 1956 and Clifford Halls 'til August, 1956. Samuel J., son of Loren, then completed his military service and took over publishing duties. When Loren came back to Moab in 1959, his 91
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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 416102
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416102