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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 UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION say in relating the incident. Back from the service, he accepted the call of his church to serve a three and a half-year mission on the islands of Hawaii and Maui, where he acquired a translator's skill in the native language and put on paper historical facts previously perpetuated only by chants verbally passed from father to son. Education uppermost in his mind, Ross returned to enroll as a 25-year-old freshman at Snow College in Ephraim, then an LDS Church-supported two year school. Among other studies, he was now able to pursue even more diligently his long-time interests - the writings of Shakespeare and the life of Napoleon. He would, throughout his life, be recognized as an authority on the French Emperor. He left a lasting mark at Snow College by launching, naming and editing a campus newspaper, "The Snowdrift," which in its 60th volume, continues today. He was, as well, 1924 president of the Student Body. At a dance she recalls was on February 2, 1924, he met Armada Hannah Bailey. A recent Snow College graduate whose home was in Ephraim, she was now a fourth grade teacher in the local elementary school. On August 13, 1924, they were married. Later in that year, it became generally known that Curtus Mickelsen, publisher of the community's newspaper, was searching for a buyer. To the surprise of no one, Roscoe Cox was first in line, though his financial wherewithal was minimal. Still, he negotiated a satisfactory payment schedule and, together with his bride and partner, produced his first issue on Friday, January 23, 1925 - that being the prevailing weekly press-day in those times. In it, the publisher editorially enumerated his objectives --a series of goals which would be unchanged throughout his newspapering career: 1. Suppression of lawlessness; 2. Close relationships between Ephraim and surrounding communities; 3. Proper maintenance of Snow College; 4. Continued support of Eph-raim's elementary and high schools; 5. Cleanup of unsightly places in town; 6. Replacement of old, shaggy, crooked soft- 468
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Identifier 475-UPA_Page468.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416479
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416479