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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 Page560
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION tion and reporting of baseball, the town's principal sport until schoolboy athletics resulted from the new high school. The Reporter's editor/publisher was, in fact, a skilled trapshooter. He became Utah's champion in both singles and doubles and achieved the singular honor of shooting in the Olympics representing the United States. Combining straight-from-the-shoulder language with a touch of sarcasm was a trademark of the Reporter's editorial columns. Typical is one which appeared in 1914 following an ill-fated railroad trip in which a delegation of Tintic area citizens had journeyed afar for Fourth of July fun. "Every year the Rio Grande Railway pulls down a big bale of coins from the Tintic people," charged the editor, "and every year this line gives local people the most rotten service imaginable in exchange for their good money." Huish went on to describe how a heavily-loaded train of five coaches couldn't manage the grade approaching Eureka at night and stalled. "That the RR company didn't have an extra engine in Salt Lake is improbable," the editorial satirized, "but then what's the use of spending the company's money so lavishly?" After considerable delay, Huish noted, the train crew separated the cars, leaving in the canyon two coaches with nearly 200 people aboard and taking the other three to Eureka. After unloading, they returned for the remainder of the train. "They didn't even have the decency to tell people what they planned to do," shouted the editorial, "so many families were separated for several hours. Some day the people will get tired of such treatment and make a stand for their rights." The Reporter never lacked for advertising support, indicating the editor's aggressiveness in promoting Eureka and his equally-aggressive defense of his community was popular. In the late '20's Huish became interested in theatres, which he felt would emerge as an even more popular entertainment medium with the advent of 'talkies.' Because he felt strongly about it, he turned over the Reporter on May 5, 1932, to Carlos E. (Rusty) Rife, who'd been his mechanical foreman 560
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Identifier 566-UPA_Page560.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416571
Reference URL