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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 Page456
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION government is on the road to bankruptcy. Its expenses each day are seven million dollars more than its income. Despite this headlong pace of outgo, groups here and there are urging more appropriations for this and that, demanding more activities on the part of city, county, state and federal government, while delinquent tax sales mount and cities and states are unable to pay school teachers. 'Let government do it' has become the slogan of thoughtless, indifferent Americans. "While business firms, families and individuals are paring their budgets to the bone in order to make ends meet, the cost of government continues to mount. The anomaly of the situation is plain enough. "Money for the support of government comes directly or indirectly from the incomes of the people. All the legislative sleight-of-hand, all the political mumbo-jumbo in the world cannot get us around that solid and unyielding fact. The powerful federal government cannot create one single thin dime; to spend a dime, it must take it away from its citizens. The sooner we deflate government, the sooner normal living and working conditions for all of us will return." Along with editorial responsibilities, Orsa performed the more routine tasks of a weekly publisher. Notebook in hand, she gathered news while traveling Salina's streets, all the while, contemporaries recall, spreading good cheer with her upbeat attitude and ever-present smile. She pounded a typewriter with skill, often not pausing long enough to remove her hat when she returned to the office. In a day when feminine attire was incomplete without millinery, her hats were both pert and stylish. Howard Cherry, Jr., known to all as "Wes," grew up in newspapers but served in the Navy and worked on the West Coast before joining the family enterprise in 1939. He was thus on the scene when his father died suddenly in 1941, leaving the operation of both publications to Orsa. She and her son proved a capable team. When the bombing of Pearl Harbor triggered American involvement in World War Two, Orsa's editorial put in words what her neighbors were thinking: "The unprovoked attack of 456
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Identifier 463-UPA_Page456.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416467
Reference URL