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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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Title Page469
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME wood trees with stately hardwoods; 7. Boosting of every community improvement; 8. Everything that will make Eph-raim, Sanpete and Utah a better place to live. Armada proved to be an outstanding newspaperwoman. She was skilled in spelling and grammar and had a sharp eye for errors, both in copy and on galley proofs. She was a competent bookkeeper and gatherer of news. Even better, she became a proficient Linotype operator, averaging nearly three galleys of type an hour with less than a half-dozen errors per galley. Those who recall 'hot metal1 label that extremely competent production. The journalistic formula of Publisher Cox was simple. He believed in covering the news well, but, where possible, keeping stories informal. And never failing to use nicknames of people who made the news. Plus, as an ongoing policy, augmenting the information with names of parents and if, applicable, grandparents. Enterprise readership gradually grew from the 1924 list of 180 subscribers to nearly 800. And, for a time, peaked at 1100 when Ephraim businessmen subscribed for each of the town's 317 men and women in military service during World War II ~ a rather surprising total for so small a community. It was the town's voice because it covered not only its trivia, but, in detail, meetings of its City Council and other governmental bodies whose decisions affected all. Not an onlooker in community affairs, Ross served for many years as a member of the City Council, then chose not to seek reelection; was president of the Lions Club and active in the Democratic party. His political ties, however, neither clouded his judgement nor dominated his editorial thinking. Files reflect that in later years he chastised Democratic President Harry Truman and enthusiastically supported Republican Senator Wallace F. Bennett. He was President of the 145th Field Artillery Association and Commander of American Legion Post 108 as well as its only member to achieve 50 consecutive years of affiliation. He made a single bid for higher office, seeking election in 469
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Identifier 476-UPA_Page469.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416480
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416480