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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
Reference URL

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Title Page628
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION and formed a barrier for travel to and from the north. Interestingly, the Colorado was then known as the Grand, a term perpetuated today in the name of many community and county institutions. Their home, located halfway between Moab and the river, became an inn when the weather was bad or travelers were weary. It wasn't uncommon for half-a-hundred people to be on hand for a single meal. Ninety years later that two-story brick house still stood, continuing to serve the public as "The Grand Old Ranch House" restaurant. Into this busy environment, Loren was born on January 18, 1892. Though none of his childhood history was preserved in writing, he related the more important happenings to his children during their growing up years. As a youngster, his principal task was tending the family's sheep in the rugged, isolated Book Cliffs area sixty torturous miles from Moab. Here, of necessity, he had to become self-sufficient. Because he frequently didn't see another person for weeks at a time, he also overcame the fear and loneliness of the open range before he'd reached the age of 10. One of the many visitors to the Taylor ranch gave Loren the nickname 'Bish' when he was a child, observing, "He'd make a fine Bishop." Ironically, the name stuck throughout his life although it was one public service post Taylor never filled. Loren's formal education ended in the eighth grade, upon his mother's death. Within a few years, most of the Taylor children were supporting themselves. 'Bish,' now 14, decided he could too. His first job away from home was the most glamorous. He 'hitched up' with Buffalo Bill Cody's famous Wild West Show, signing on as it passed through Thompson Springs in Grand County. But he soon tired of being a stable boy and quit. He then heard there was work in the coal mines near Sunnyside, Utah and 'hopped' his first freight train to get there. His mining experiences lasted only a few hours ~ not days - before he decided there must be a better way to make a living. From 628
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Identifier 634-UPA_Page628.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416639
Reference URL