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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
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Title Page578
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION EDWIN A. LITTLEFIELD, Ogden Standard Born March 5, 1837 - Died June 4, 1911 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1976 "Indolence in politics is akin to treachery, as the selfish indolence of good men furnishes the most effective opportunity for ambitious bad men to accomplish their nefarious purposes. "The indolence of good men and the treachery of bad men are equally dangerous; and unless both are finally overcome by the awakened intelligence and virtue of the people, we cannot expect good government." A recent editorial on the post-Watergate excesses in government and breaches of faith by high-level officials? Not by 83 years! These far-reaching words are from a September 15, 1892 editorial in the Ogden Standard. Their author: Edwin Albert Littlefield, who was in 1976 installed in the Utah Newspaper Hall of Fame. Acting editor of the Standard in those days was "Major" (origin of the always-used title is obscure) Littlefield, sitting in during the campaign for territorial delegate to Congress of the paper's publisher-editor, Frank J. Cannon. It was a Republican newspaper, no question about it. "No SINCERE (his caps) Republican will bolt a regular party nomination," Littlefield editorialized. In another he admitted that the Republican party in Utah and its presidential candidate, Benjamin Harrison, had a hard fight on their hands against the Democrats and Liberals. He urged unaligned voters to see the "light" of making up their minds, adding: "In a republican government, persona, practical politics is the price of civil liberty and the protection of the law." 578
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Identifier 584-UPA_Page578.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416589
Reference URL