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

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Title Page446
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION paigned for laws requiring cities and counties to publish their ordinances and financial reports, insisting "It is right and proper that taxpayers know where the money is going." Carl ton acquired the Beaver Press in 1919 and moved his family to that community, where both papers were then printed. While he continued to edit the News, his wife was in charge of the Beaver publication. Twice thereafter the Press was sold to owners who defaulted. The first, in 1921, was Timothy Brownhill, who was publisher for a year. The second, in 1927, was A. C. Sanders, who returned it to Carlton June 1, 1933. At that time Walter Carlton became the 26-year old publisher. He would remain until early in World War II, when he left to work in essential industry. While travelling extensively in retirement, Karl penned a column, "On Our Way," which was published over a period of time in the Beaver Press. He and his wife eventually retired in southern California, where he passed away October 15, 1960 at age 94. Tracing his travels before coming to Utah is a veritable geography lesson. He was born February 4, 1866 at Mantua, Ohio, one of two children of David Dudley and Marsha Melin-da Sheldon Carlton. His father had been a Civil War soldier. In 1868 the family moved to Indiana, then to Illinois. In 1873 David Carlton homesteaded a 160-acre plot near Wichita, Kansas, but fared so badly that he made his livelihood by working as a carpenter. In 1876 he homesteaded another site near Garden Plains, Kansas, where 120 acres were planted in wheat and 10-year old Karl drove four oxen hitched to the plow to break the soil for the planting. In 1879 the family was visited by relatives from Illinois. The Carltons were living in a small house, the rear of which was a log cabin with dirt floor. Though snow came through cracks and covered his bed at night, this was where Karl slept. Corn stalks and buffalo chips were burned for warmth and cooking. His parents were persuaded to allow Karl to return to Illinois with the family members and there he attended school. The Carltons abandoned Kansas in 1880, moving to Durango, Colorado, where they were rejoined by Karl. He graduated from high school there and when the principal 446
Format application/pdf
Identifier 453-UPA_Page446.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416457
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416457