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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 Page618
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION of business acumen, as evidenced by this item in an early issue: ". . . if our subscribers increase in proportion to the increased size of our paper, we propose to issue our first enlarged sheet, more than twice the size of the former, about the middle of November, and thenceforth semi-monthly on the first and fifteenth of each month at $5.00 per annum, payable in advance, together with arrearages. "We cannot proceed with the News without a large increase of subscribers and ready pay," he penned, "yet all can pay who have grain, beef, pork, cattle, horses and such other articles as may be useful to the laborer, though our friends who can procure cash will please remember we must have cash to pay for stock and oblige us accordingly." It would be fruitless to endeavor to forecast the course of the News had Dr. Richards been longer at its helm. Never possessed of vigorous health and on occasion confined to his bed as a result of illness, he was only 53 years of age when he died on March 11, 1854. His legacy to the present-day state of Utah is the newspaper he conceived and nurtured and the descendants of his six children, from which have come a long list of people noted for achievements in the fields of medicine, science, law and business. ALEX H. ROLLO, Iron County Record Born September 17, 1867 - Died September 4, 1950 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1962 He was seven years of age when his parents emigrated to the United States and to Utah. He started setting type when he was 15 years old, became a journeyman printer at the age of 22 and then spent more than 60 years in the newspaper field, half of them as publisher of the Iron County Record. Though his given name was Alexander, few referred to him by any other term than "Alex." Born in Dundee, Scotland, he was a son of William and Amanda Gowns Rollo, who, after migrating to Utah Territory, 618
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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 416629
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416629