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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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Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME Iron County Precincts for more than 15 years. His many years as publisher of two Utah weeklies; his editorial efforts on behalf of the progress of both communities and the journalistic skills he developed, then utilized, more than justify Alex Rollo's inclusion among Utah's journalistic notables and his admittance to the Newspaper Hall of Fame. JOHN STAHLE, Davis County Clipper Born February 10, 1865 - Died August 23, 1954 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1966 John Stahle did not intend to be a printer. He had some carpentry in his background, and in reality he wanted to be an architect. He was born February 10, 1865 to Swiss immigrants who'd come to Bountiful in 1862 and lived in a dugout carved from the side of Bountiful Creek. He learned to work long, hard hours on his father's farm, giving him valuable training for the rigors of the newspaper life in which he would engage. When he left for Switzerland as an LDS missionary in 1885, newspapers meant virtually nothing to him. While there, however, he lived for three months with his mother's brother, who had a hillside farm above Lake Zurich. When his uncle needed extra help, he merely advertised in the local newspaper. "Very convenient," thought John. But he was unaware of how that knowledge would change his life. In 1891, a short time after he returned home, and while he was attending the University of Deseret (now the University of Utah) studying architecture, John went to a water meeting in Bountiful. There he met Lamoni Call, who operated the local mercantile store. Call also owned a small press on which he had, for several months, printed a brochure-type publication, the basic purpose of which was to advertise his store. Call highly prized a miniaturized ship model he owned. It was a replica of the famous "Clippers" which sailed from American ports to destinations throughout the globe. He had 621
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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 416632
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416632