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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 application/pdf
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

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Title Page526
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION they are, rings the bell with farmers and small town people as does their local newspaper. It's an integral part of the community that cannot be filled by any other medium. The home paper comes nearer being the voice of the people and connects up with their daily lives to a greater degree than any other periodical issued in this or any other country." Utah's need for adequate roads became editorial material as the automobile increased in popularity and communities began to realize the financial benefits of tourism. "Getting the farmer out of the mud" by improving Juab County's road system was often a subject -- and so was the establishment of cross-state routes, which sometimes resulted in pitting the voice of one town against that of another. Reacting to a Millard County proposal which sought to reroute Utah's north-south highway through Lyndyll, the Tintic Valley and Silver City, the T-N asserted: "What are the businessmen and citizens in general of East Juab County going to do? Are we going to lay down and see this section of the state highway to California taken from us and handed bodily over to someone else1? In other words, have we gone to sleep in East Juab County? How about spending a little road money between Nephi and Payson on the route where the travel the past year from Los Angeles, Sanpete County and Sevier County has been the heaviest on record?" Driving time from Nephi to Cedar City in the mid-20's, incidentally, was approximately 10 hours. A 1931 editorial prophesied: "Those areas which build secondary roads now will be centers of agricultural and smalltown prosperity in the near future. Of all the farmers' problems, none is more serious than the lack of year-round, passable roads and none is more cheaply and easily corrected." The Times-News persistently argued the potential benefits of a County Fair in editorials of the 1920's ~ a goal which became a reality near the mid-point of the decade. And in that same era, it supported community efforts to create a band, citing the prospect of summer evening concerts "under the stars" and wintertime indoor performances. Innovatively ~ well ahead of most other newspapers - the 526
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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 416537
Reference URL