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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 Page540
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION Rustler, the Daily Pilot, the Daily Union and the Ogden Argus, all of which succumbed after varying spans of time. New life was given to the city's newspaper world when the Glasmanns took over in 1894. The Standard continued to grow under their direction, and it still is flourishing as the streamlined operation appears daily and Sunday as the Standard-Examiner, with a daily circulation of 38,731 (as of January 24, 1964). It blankets its northern Utah area and extends into Southern Idaho and Wyoming. Under Mr. Glasmann's direction, the newspaper and Ogden took on new life. His editorials and writings were lively and outstanding, and he won fame in politics as well as in the newspaper field. He was twice elected Mayor of Ogden, and for a time served as Postmaster. At one time he appeared well on his way to becoming the Republican nominee for Congress from the First Congressional district, but was not successful. In 1912 he left the Republican party, however, to throw his influence and that of his newspaper behind the campaign for the presidency conducted by Theodore Roosevelt. The leader of the Spanish-American War's "Rough Riders" had bolted from the Chicago convention which re-nominated William Howard Taft. Running on the Progressive "Bull Moose" ticket, creating a three-way race, Roosevelt lost and Woodrow Wilson was elected. A few years later Mr. Glasmann returned to the Republican fold, which welcomed him home with a reception. Glasmann and his newspaper struggled valiantly for several years on a civic project - to promote support and funds to build a dam and reservoir in South Fork Canyon. He saw the great need of more water for farms and industries in his newspaper area. His educational campaign pointed out the necessity for water conservation, and he helped enlist rural support behind the reclamation projects which have finally grown up in the area. He was still working for his Ogden River Project at the time of his passing in the spring of 1916. Upon his death, operation of the Standard continued 540
Format application/pdf
Identifier 546-UPA_Page540.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416551
Reference URL