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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 THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME Japan on American possessions simply marked the occurrence of the inevitable. For many months, most authorities have been convinced that we could not avoid formal participation in the war that now engulfs all the continents. The big question was when and where the spark would be ignited. The Japanese militarists, spurred by their Axis comrades, have answered that question for us and for the world. "The American people enter this war with a sense of grim and bitter necessity. No thinking person wants war. It is to the great credit of our government that it did everything possible within the bounds of our national honor and interests, to maintain peace. That effort failed because the ruthless conquerors of our time are bent on world domination. From this time on, it is the job of all to show the world that a free America is more than a match for any adversary." Newspapers were hardly Orsa Cherry's lone endeavor. Not unlike most of her fellow community publishers, she was heavily involved in civic activities, usually in a leading role. And for decades she maintained a coveted affiliation with her literary club. She cultivated flowers in the front window of the Sun office, a display which caused countless interested pedestrians to pause and view. And Orsa was known as a skilled seamstress who particularly enjoyed sewing clothing for her grandchildren. She would continue her publishing duties until 1962, when at age 89 failing health forced her to relinquish the reins to her son. Her impending retirement prompted North Sevier High School students and faculty members to express thanks for her longtime support by honoring her at an end-of-year assembly. The commendation, which she highly treasured, read: "This plaque is proudly presented to Mrs. Orsa B. Cherry in appreciation for her coverage of the news of North Sevier High School through the medium of the Salina Sun, making it possible for a broader understanding of the achievements of the youth of N.S.H.S." The veteran newswoman achieved rather remarkable longevity. She was 95 years of age when she passed away on February 27, 1969. Her dedication to the publications she 457
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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 416468
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416468