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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 Page647
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME service, write your Representative or Senator, telling them that's what you think. Every word uttered or written in defense of the village mail delivery will aid in keeping it!" His editorials of the 1920s frequently focussed on the system of state highways then being developed. Obviously, being on a principal route was vital to the future of all Utah communities. For many years Warner also used his front-page column, "Twixt Thee and Me," for editorial comment. A bit of street-corner research provided material for this 1937 observation: "In a count of cars driven on Main Street between 7 and 9 o'clock Saturday night, 87 passed through the business district and of these, nine had only one headlight burning and 11 were without a lighted tail lamp. For your own safety and the protection of the fellow driver, a minute to check the lights for night driving will give you much added insurance - and more nights of peaceful sleep." Spurred by reawakened manufacturing, largely the result of pre-World War II tension in Europe, America's economy began to improve later in the 1930s. Commented the Press editor: "During a period when nearly all thought has been turned toward attaining complete economic security through Washington, it must not be forgotten that in the last analysis it is the initiative and common sense of the individual upon which the welfare of the nation finally depends. This is as it should be in a democracy." Elisha was charter secretary of the Spanish Fork Rotary club in 1921 and later belonged to Kiwanis and Lions clubs. He was a Chamber of Commerce officer in both Spanish Fork and Pay son. Politically a Democrat, he was elected to the State Legislature and State Senate, but was narrowly defeated in the 1947 County Commission race. Long before it became a science, Warner carried out "straw polls" in and around Spanish Fork, from which the Press forecast with surprising accuracy how voters would mark their ballots. "I firmly believe that if a straw vote is carried out correctly and honestly, it can predict, with astonishing exact- 647
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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 416658
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416658