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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 Page559
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME tion of the Reporter Publishing Co. to put in some much-needed machinery and material now that it has bigger and more spacious quarters." Though the process of producing a newspaper was largely unchanged during his three-plus decades in Eureka, publisher Huish was in many ways a pace-setter. He pioneered reproduction of halftones from zinc etchings in less-than-daily papers as early as 1903. And during the Christmas season of that year he produced an illustration utilizing an additional color, a quite unusual effort in early newspapering. The Reporter accurately chronicled the growth of Tintic's mining and provided extensive technical information about the richness of ore bodies, depth of mining efforts, establishment of smelters and the impact of the Eureka area's production on world markets. As a result, it gained prominence in mining circles and its circulation included people knowledgeable about precious metals throughout the United States and even abroad. In 1908, Huish lashed out at the mining editor of the Salt Lake Herald, who had predicted the demise of Tintic production. "He doesn't know ore from sugar beets," Huish raged, "but sets himself up as a prophet, seer and revelator. Tintic, like good wine, needs no proving. The truth about the mining is sufficient." Such sallies probably prompted Sam Raddon, the oft-quoted editor of the Record in Park City, a mining town not unlike Eureka, to comment: "The Reporter is one of the breeziest Republican weeklies in the state." Huish stoutly supported everything beneficial to the Tintic area and to Eureka in particular. He worked for a high school, asserting it would not only offer additional education to local youngsters, but would eliminate the necessity for those who wanted a high school education to live in Nephi, Payson or one of the other east-valley towns in order to acquire it. The school came to pass when the Eureka, Mammoth and Silver City districts merged to create Tintic High. Though he was personally more ardent about fishing and hunting, editor Huish devoted much news space to the promo- 559
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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 416570
Reference URL