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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 Page584
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION a hard-hitting editorialist. But his achievements in a quiet, albeit effective way were acknowledged by his townsmen and in his small corner of the world he was accorded the fame he richly deserved. In 1912, after a single year as an editor, he had penned, "The Pyramid. . . has aimed to treat everybody alike and has shown neither fear nor favor..." That he scrupulously conducted all the years of his newspapering career in that manner is perhaps Burke McArthur's most substantial claim to journalistic immortality. FRANCIS W. MOUNTFORD, Washington County News Born July 16, 1913 - Died October 10, 1973 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1987 He became the co-publisher of a country weekly newspaper at age 18, and, with only brief interruptions, devoted the remaining four decades of his life to journalism. His printed words influenced three Utah communities and the quality of his publications made them consistent prizewinners in newspaper competition. Though he practiced his craft in a low-key manner with minimal fanfare and no flamboyance, his papers prodded thought, molded opinion and led to community progress in Payson, Heber City and St. George. Francis William (Frank) Mountford took his cue from his father, whose early and untimely death deprived Utah of one who would undoubtedly have gained journalistic prominence. James Henry Mountford1 s tenure at the helm of the Millard County Progress-Review - now abridged to just 'Progress' - was less than seven years and at the Payson 584
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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 416595
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416595