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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 journalism, Ross stipulated he would continue to report Eph-raim happenings. The Messenger had simultaneously been sold to the same purchaser, who would make his home in Manti. Ross wanted to see that Ephraim's interests were journalistically protected. He did so, though with enthusiasm that gradually diminished as his health failed. All business places in Ephraim closed during funeral services following his death on March 1,1972. The community further demonstrated the place he'd held in their hearts when a Memorial Service was held at which time a plaque was given to the family. It was inscribed: "In grateful memory of Roscoe C. Cox; his greatest satisfaction service to his fellow man. Through devotion to his adopted home town, he left many worthwhile accomplishments which will be forever treasured by fellow Ephraimites." Every city should be blessed with a newspaper publisher as devoted to its interests and as willing to influence unselfishly as this man. Not only their communities, but the lives of every citizen, would be vastly benefitted. Because that isn't the good fortune of all towns, however, editors like Roscoe Cox, who are unusual and stand out prominently in journalistic ranks, richly merit the place they hold in the Newspaper Hall of Fame. ROBERT WILLIAM CROCKETT, Price Sun Born April 10, 1864 - Died February 22, 1930 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1962 A Missouri-born newsman whose family had strong ties to the printing industry, Robert W. Crockett devoted nearly a third of a century to journalism in Price. For 18 years he was the lessee editor-publisher of the Eastern Utah Advocate and for fifteen more, until his death, he owned and published the Price Sun. Born in Booneville, Missouri, he was a son of Alexander M. and Virginia Crockett. His father was a printer by trade and when Robert was a small child the family moved to Arkansas. Still later, in 1872, the Crocketts settled at Nevada, 472
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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 416483
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416483