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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 once been the state capitol building. The structure is still preserved as one of the area's historical highlights. For some five years the brothers managed to eke out a living, producing the Progress and commercial printing. Arthur supplemented his income by serving as City Recorder and to help feed his growing family, kept a cow, a few chickens and maintained a garden at his home. There was a pasture on the one-acre lot on which they had built a small frame house. Living then was by no means what today's generation expects. Most residents in the community received culinary water from the irrigation ditches, drawing a share as their turn came around. Arthur dug a cistern near the house under adjacent shade trees and all water used in the house was taken from this supply, which was filled during each irrigation turn. The house was located on the sparsely-settled west side of Fillmore and the family was often awakened by the shrill howl of a coyote as it crept into the yard to snatch a chicken from the coop. Around the turn of the century, Arthur sold his interest in the newspaper to his brother and his home and possessions which couldn't be moved were bought by other townspeople. He and his family - his wife and, by that time, three children - then returned to Salt Lake City. The trip back was over a long dirt road in a well-loaded white-top wagon behind a spirited team of driving horses which had been taken as part payment for the home. Lorenzo W. Gaisford, with his family, remained in Fill-more to carry on with the newspaper, but by July, 1901 he, too, had left the community. The Arthur Gaisford family resided in Salt Lake City for slightly more than a year, Mr. Gaisford having decided he would become a carpenter by trade. They made their home with Edward Beverley, whose wife had died not long before. Early in 1902, the Gaisfords moved to Lehi, where Arthur re-entered the printing business, taking a position with George Webb, great-grandfather of USPA's executive manager, Gordon Owen, and owner and publisher of the Lehi Banner. The Banner plant was more modern, consisting of a motor - 516
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Identifier 522-UPA_Page516.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416527
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416527