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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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Title Page566
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION of importance to the progress of Lehi, and later American Fork, failed to receive unqualified endorsement in the columns of the Free Press and the Citizen. The publisher's involvement didn't end with printed words, however. Fellow citizens of both communities remember Russ as a leader in numerous projects. He was elected to Lehi's City Council; organized its Chamber of Commerce and served as president; was a prime mover in creation of the Hutchings Museum and chaired its Board of Trustees; served on the Library Board and was president of the Lions Club. He directed publicity for the Utah Valley Industrial Development Association, was a member of the board of the Utah Association for Mental Health, was active in the Lehi post of the American Legion and the Rotary Club of American Fork, served as a director of Beautification Councils in both towns and was chairman of the Red Cross. Active in Utah State Press Association from the time he became a publisher, Russ was elected to the Board in 1954 and was president in 1957-58. For the next 21 years, until his retirement, he was a director of USPA and/or its affiliated business arm, USPA, Inc. In 1978 he was presented the association's highest individual accolade, the Master Editor and Publisher Award. Intermittently, Innes expressed his views in a popular by-lined column titled A Nod and a Nudge. Co-mingled with topics of local concern were somewhat whimsical observations like "A bachelor is a man who naps on a bedspread" and "Nonchalance is the ability to look like an owl when you've just acted like a jackass." No doubt he was describing most newspaper offices when he wrote, tongue-in-cheek, "In case of a nuclear attack, I'm going to jump under the wastebasket - nobody's been able to hit it in the last 20 years!" And he questioned, "Test your memory - what were you worrying about a year ago today?" While his editorial backing was generally directed to matters specifically of importance to his circulation area, Russ admonished readers on such matters as feeding the hungry, donating to programs assisting the impoverished and exercis- 566
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Identifier 572-UPA_Page566.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416577
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416577