B ., . tti IUON COUNTY RECORD, CEDAR CITY, UTAII, KRlDAYa JULY 3(y J920, ,
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I Thtlron County Record
H Old cat Surviving l'apcr in Southern
M Utah Beat Advertising Medium
H ESTABLISHED 1893.
H INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE
H Published at Cedar City, Utah, Every
H FRIDAY, by
H CHAS. S. WILKINSON, Lccsee,
M Editor and Publisher.
H WILL DOBSON, Assistant Editor
H BabMriptlen $2.00 Per Yeur.
M Batcred at the Poat Office at Cedar
H City, Utah, aa accond class matter.
H Address nil communications to the
H editor, and make remittances FyDl
H to Tl.a Record.
H FRIDAY, JULY 30, 1920
H THE FIRST SETTLERS
-OF CEDAR CITY
H (Continued from first pngc.)
H Company" and their high ideals and
H ninccrlty in their religious beliefs is
H evidenced by their posterity of splen-
H did citizens nnd by the kind of town
H they built.
H We think nothing of running into
H Salt Lake in less then n day now, but
H just imagine tho strength of charac-
H tcr it took for that little group of
H people to start out on a thrco hundred
H mile trip in the middle of winter, with
H ox teams that travelled at most not
H more than twelve miles n day, travel-
H ling into n country where there wore
H no roads other than trails, nnd where
H the Indians were anything but friend-
m Under all of thcBo difficulties it
H seems that the peoples' spirits would
H have been nt n very now ebb nnd yet
H this was not the ense for they enmn
H along hnppily knowing that they were
H performing n duty. Even though they
H often only trnvcllcd a distance of six
H. miles in n day thoy were not dls-
H cournged, but sang nnd occasionally
H danced by tho light of campfircs in'
H tho enclosures mndo by their wagons, j
H After 'mnny long, weary days tho J
H pioneers finally arrived in the valley
H and found Henry Lunt, -George'
H Woods and Joseph Walker here bc-
H fore them. These men hnd reached tho
H valley a month or two before nnd hnd
H commenced work on a town located
H on the north side, of Coal Creek below
H what is now our cemetery. Here tho
H pioneers built homes, although they
H only consisted of dugouts or the wng-
B-n on Ikxcs supplemented with a lenn-to
H ' mndo from willows, nnd they cleared
1 land nnd mndc farms.
H This thrifty, industrious little body
B of'pcopld lived here nbout two years
M then as more people begnn to move
m into the town they decided to movi
H across tho creek nwny from the hills
H and built n fort to protect themselves
H from the Indians. The houses in tho
1 new town wns built of cottonwood logs
M which were brought from the bottoms
H and the entire town wns surrounded
M by an adobe wall about eight feet
H high and lj feet thick. In each
m side of this wall a guard house was
M built in order thnt the Indinns mighb
M not attack them unawares. When tho
H houses were ready the entire town
B moved from the first site, a distance
H .of one nnd a quarter miles in one day.
M During the next five or six yenrs
M the pioneers elenred new land nnd cul-
M tivnted it; they mined iron ore nt
m Iron Springs nnd conl in the canyon
H nnd brought it to the smelter nt tho
H Fort where they made pig iron nnd
m Iron castings. The iron industry was,
H finally abnndoned because they found
H it wns not profitable, so the pioneers
M turned their entire nttention to farm-
H ing and stock raising.
H More people moved into town each
' year and finally it was necessary to
H movo again so this time they moved
fl up nearer the hills and built where
H our town now stnnds. Here the pio
H neers again hnd to clear new land for
H their tnrms nnd go through all tho
M hardships of building n new town.
H Tho first site wns called "Coal
H Creek,"; the second was called the
BssBBBsl "Fort." but the third town was given
H the nnme of Cedar, selected because ,
M of the mnny cedar trees which then,
H grew in the valley. '
M In 1853 when the California gold
B fever wns at its height a great many
H people decided to leave Cedar and fol-
Hj low the luro of gold. President
H Young advised them ngninst such n
Hj move nnd begged them to stay on
j their farms. He said "If you go
H down to California you will forget
H your religion and opostatizo from the
B church, nnd you will not prosper."
H And his prophesy wns fulfilled for
H most of tho peoplo who did leave,
H drifted away from tho church, nnd
H many of them not only were financial
H failures but wero broken down in
H spirit nnd health.
L w -- However, quite n number who left
P in 18C3 moved back again in 1857
fssssssssl w, when the call for volunteers came toj
meet tho advance of Johnson's army.
During tho early yenrs it must
have required a vnst amount of cour-
H age nnd energy for the pioneers to
H meet nnd conquer the wilderness to
H , which they had migrated. They were
Hj hundreds of miles from the nearest
Hj store and hnd to rely upon nature to
H furnish them tho necessities of life.
H All of their clothing was mndo from
H wool gi'own by their flocks nnd woven
H by tho women, or from cotton which'
H wns raised in Dixio. A tannery was
H one of the first attempts nt mnnufac-
H turing, nnd nil of the shoes the people
BIG CROPS PROMISED
FOR PRKENT YEAR
Com, Wheat, Cotton, Hay, Sugar
Beets, Potatoes, Etc., Due for
Big Yield, is Outlook.
FRUIT CROP WILL BE
NO EXCEPTION, EITHER
Western States and Pacific Coast
Lead in Promise of Heavy Re
turns, With Balance of Nation
Not FFar Behind With Bounty.
If tho United States goes hungry
during tho coming year, it will not bo
the fault' of tho farmers. Headlines
multiply in tho dailies featuring tho
big yields promised in the vnrious
crops of tho nation.
California, Utah and Idaho thrco of
the loading sugar beet producing
states of tho country, will produco
this year from ten to fifteen per cent
more than in 1919. Tho wheat crop
for the nation will equal tho highest
yield within tho last ten years. Tho
California raisin crop will equal 216,
000 tons as compared with 185,000
tons in 1919. Idaho, a great potato
state, will harvest 0,187,000 bushels
of potatoes this year as compared
with 6,400,000 bushels last year. The
California orange crop is only 87 per
cent of Inst year, and Idaho's apple
crop is short, but in all other big
fruit producing regions the fruit crop
is above normal.
If tho country docs not hnvo pros
jpcrity it will ht least have tho ffrod
values that aro the foundation of tho
l nntlon's welfare.
Tho great problem now before tho
nation is tho transportation nnd dis
tribution of theso bountiful crops.
However, the securing of help to har
vest them, is not always an easy mat
ter, and the nntionnl government as
well as states nnd industrial orgoniz
ntions enn well devote some effort to
solving this problem for the farmers.
It would seem in the fnco of such,
bounteous gifts from mother Earth
that any hnrd times or general busi
ness or industrial depression Would
necessarily bo on nrtiflcinl condition,
nnd subject to investigation and cor
rection by tho government.
STAKE M. I. A. RALLY
PAROWAN, AUGUST 7TH
Bund concert, 7:30.
Boy Scouts salute, onth and song.
Talk, "Benefit of Boy Scouts nnd
Beehive Girls Work," Joseph E. Rich
nrds. Dance, Minuet, Beehivo girls.
Reading, Delia Adams.
Solo, Ada McGregor.
Musical exhibit F. C. Van Buren.
Motion song, "Rock of Ages," Bee
A cordial invitation is extended to
nil tho wards in tho Stnkc. We want
to make this one of tho big events of
tho season. Everybody come out,
wenr your broadest smile, meet old
friends nnd mnke new ones. M. I. A.
LOST. A black purse containing a
five dollar greenbnek. and 40c. in
change. Please leave nt Record Of
fice. Adv. lw. pd.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Findlny, for
merly of Knnnb, but who have been
living in Southern California for a
(few years were in Cedar yesterday
on their way from Ifnnnb to L03
wore if they wero fortunate enough
to hnvo nny were mndo there.
They soon lenmed thnt nn excellent,
substitute for sugnr was tho honey
dew thnt fell each evening, nnd thnt
oose root could bo used to wash with.
Nor was all their time devoted to
hnrd work. Thoy had a band which
they nil clnim was n very fine one,
too, and they hnd n choir thnt would
rivnl our own choir today.
About tho first thing tho pioneers
did wns to estnblish a school, which,
although tho text book was often only
the Blblo, and tho school lnstcd only
thrco months during tho year, yet it
gnvo them a desire for education, nnd
there was surprisingly littlo illiter
acy among the pioneers.
I But the great fundnmentnl thing
, thnt held tho pioneers together was
their religion. They had sacrificed
much for it nnd it entered into their1
every day life.
Doctor Winsliip, tho prominent
Boston cducntor, said in Salt Lako
Inst winter, 'Tho strength of tho nn
tion Hc3 in tho strength of the com
1 munity, nnd science is just coming to
I realize that tho nucleus of a success
ful community MUST bo religion.
Your Moi-mon leaders seem to hnvo
known this instinctively.
And so wo lovo nnd respect "Our
Pioneers" who hnvo made it possiblo
for Utah to bo recognized ns n lender5
in education and moral uplift.
UTAH STME NEWS
An outbreak of a dlscnse hollered lo
cally to bo glanders has been noted at
The farmers of Ogdcn valley district
have started hnullng peas to the flvo
vlncrs In thnt district.
The postolTlcc ht the thriving littlo
town of McCornlck, fifteen miles cast
of Delta, has been mnde n money order
oft I ce.
Harold, the young son of Bishop and
Mrs. Jnuies E. Ellison, of Lnyton, was
thrown from a horse nnd suffered a
The members of the Gns Workers'
union of Suit Lake aro out on strike,
but It is believed the differences will
The Ulntnh national forest ranks
third In tho fourth forestry district In
total receipts received during tho fiscal
year Just ended.
Jim I'alonl was fatally Injured In
tho Suunystde mlno No. 2 of the Utah
Fuel company, nnd hnd died an hour
and a half Inter.
Assessed valuation of Mlllnrd coun
ty lncrenscd from $18,1128,107 to $10,
210,744, and of Pluto county from $2,
658,011 to $2,785,817.
While playing with fireworks at
Elsmore, tho clothing of Doono Wnu
lass, uged 4, caught on llro and tho
child was fatally burned.
Gunnison's new nntionnl park held
Its opening celebration July 16. This
Institution was started July 10 and Is
known ns the GunnlHon Nntionnl bank.
The southern Utnh trade excursion
of tho wholesale trades department
of the Salt Lake Commercial club has
been postponed from August 23 to Au
Ten hend of cattlo have recently
died on the Devil's Gate range, which
Is located in the hills Immediately cast
of Urlgham City, from eating poisonous
weeds nnd plants.
AVork on tho state highway up Otter
creek, on tho route from Junction to
Kscnliintc, has been ordered stopped
by tho stnto road commission because
tho available funds hnvo been ex
hausted. John Phllls, a miner of Eureka, was
taken to Provo last week for the pur
poso of appearing before tho state
Minlty board, by which ho wns ex
amined and committed to tho Statu
Tho assessed valuation of Summit
county, as determined by tho county
hoard of equalization nnd returned to
the stntc hoard by tho county auditor,
Is $13,071,301 In 1020, ns compared
with $13,078,830 in 1010.
Construction of two large reservoirs
and ten miles of main line cannl aro
planned for nn Emery county Irriga
tion project, which contemplates the
Irrigation of 20,000 ucres, under pro
visions of tho Cnrey act.
The body of the first Ogdcn soldier
who died In Franco was brought to
Ogden last week. Private Karl Cobb,
who died of Influenza at Brest, No
vember 10, 11)18, five days after the
signing of the armistice, Is tho soldier.
Samuel Abbott Maglnnls, Salt I.nko
lawyer who Is now minister to Itolivln,
bus had conferred upon hlin the de
gree of honorary lnwyer by the Uni
versity of Chuqulsaca, tho oldest Insti
tution of higher learning In South
The University of Utah nt the re
quest of the Institute of Public Serv
ice of New ork City, Is compiling a
record of the achievements of men and
women of this state, who have contrib
uted to the advancement of education
since the war.
Harold E. Grant and Ernest L.
Perk os, of Salt Lake, narrowly es
capsed death when tho steering gear
of the automobile In which they were
riding broke nnd tho machine turned
over three times. The accident oc
curred near Col ton.
More than 1,000 Ute Indians gath
ered at Fort Duchesne Weilnestlay of
last week to receive government pay
from the dividends on funds awarded
them In a suit against the United
States government for removal to Utah
from Colorado In 1898.
The combined condition of nil crops
In Utah .) ul v 1. as estimated bv the
United States bureau of crop esti
mates, was 100.3 per cent of tho ten
year average for this state. The con
dition hnd declined eight-tenths of 1
per cent during June.
Of tho numerous persons of the
Mexican colony at Halt Lnko who were
Induced to make loans to Joso Mon
teres, now being sought its the kid
naper of Viola Wells Taucher, 12
ears of age, five have reported their
los to the Miorlffs office.
! ' Saccharine, which Is a prodact of
'coal tar ami has no food value and
Is bald to retard digestion, fcut which
Is W5 times sweeter than cane sugar.
U being used Instead of uugar In the
manufacture of toft drinks. This is
direct violation of law, according to
Walter M. IJoyden, state food ami
Rivalry between Duchesne mid
Roosevelt, both thriving towns In the
Duchesne county school district, Is be
lieved to ho the cause for two succes
sive defeats nt tho polls of a prnpos.nl
to levy n special school tax of 0 mills
In Duchesne county this year.
Proposal to restrict standardization
of fruits nnd vegetables for the pres
ent year to apples, and that It be
extended to cherries, peaches nnd apri
cots next year, and to potatoes as well,
wero jniulo by a special commlttco rep
resenting farm bureaus and fruit com
mission men of the state.
Boys and Girls If
Fit us for the fight I
j Morally I
Boys' and Girls' Brass Band.
Everything is so high it is nlmost
impossible to give children music les
sons these days, but here's an oppor
tunity where all that desire may have
the privilege for a very nominal sum.
For $1.00 a month you can becomo a
member of the Boys' and Girls' Brass
Band or Boys' and Girls' Orchestra.
All between 10 nnd 18 years of age
or parents interested in having their
children join arc requested to meet at
the district school building Monday,
August 2, at 8 p. m.
Swings for the children's play
grounds have been ordered.
Mra. Lundgren has contributed two
garden scats for the playground.
Lcda Pollock and Thclmn Williams
took some children up to the swim
ming hole Inst Wednesday. All had a
All children up to and including 18
years arc invited every Tuesday and
Thursday from 4 to G at B. A. C.
On Saturday, July 24th, a jollfrf
crowd of boys' and girls' club lenders
and local extension workers started
on n four-days trip to Duck Lake.
The first night the party camped
near tho Bladen place and continued
on to the lnko tho following morning,
where they remained for two days,
fminvlnw linfVitnrr. riiltnr nnd Mmin of
various sorts. The party returned by
wny of Cedar Canyon, renching tho
city Tuesday night. Tho weather was
ideal and everyone voted it n wonder
By R. T. Forbes.
Information nnd application blanks
for tho Victory Medal, which ench
ex-service man is entitled to, have
been received by the Post Adjutant.
We also received a cut showing the
different medals, and will sny there
is some clnss to them, especially the
ones for the fellows who were in de
fensive sectors or in action. Plans
will soon )e mnde to have tho matter
handled by the Post so that presenta
tion mny be made on November 11th.
The Cedar Post received another
"knot" last week. Mr. Reed R. Dnv
isson of Fredonin, Arizona, having
signed up for membership. He stated
that he was in such nn isolated coun
try he felt thnt he needed something
to keep him in touch with what the
cx-scrvice men were doing, und tho't
tho American Legion Weekly would
Mr. Erwin Walker of this city and
Mr. Pratt Miles of St. George hnve
returned from Salt Lako City, where
they were examined by the U. S. Pub
lic Health Service for compensation
claims and vocational trnining. They
report thnt the personnel of the Pub
lic Health Service gave them fine
treatment nnd they nre well pleased
with the Board. Mr. Leon Dnvis of
Knnnrra, and nlso Mr. George Nelson
of Enterprise nre in Salt Lake City
at present for examination by the
In n bulletin recently received it is
noted thnt several firms and corpora
tions in tho U. S. hnve been prose
cuted for manufacturing nrticles, em
blems, etc., with the American Legion
insignin. Since the design wns copy
righted nnd patented it is unlawful
for anyono to use it without the per
mission of the Americnn Legion.
Frnnklin D'Olier, Nntionnl Com
mnnder of the Americnn Legion, vis
ited Salt Lake City on Thursdny, July
It is noted thnt the American Le
gion posts of Salt Lake havo ndopted
resolutions demnnding the proscmitioji
of former Mayor Bock for his conduct
while holding office ns nuditor nnd
mayor of Salt Lake City. In the res
olution it wns pointed out that they
felt it their duty to maintnin order
and defend the Stnto laws, which is
included in tho Americnn Legion con
stitution. Remember, fellows, thnt if you have
any dental work, which was made
necessary by your military service,
you are entitled to it free of charge
from tho local appointed dentist, Dr.
Petty. If you do not understnnd the
provisions of the law see your Post
Thero nre still nbout twenty ex
service men in Cedar City who havo
not- joined tho Post. Why not come
in nnd join tho bunch?
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m MAXWELL P,
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ag The Maxwell construction, employ- $1
pjirj ins these fine steels, results in a
fefi lighl-weight car, that gives not only jjJ ;
m brilliant performance, hut the rare
jjj combination of durability, economy j ,
gl and comfort.
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home is it protected by
a savings account?
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Why Rid Yourself?
With tKe idea that you
r cannot save money?
IRON COM. (EL SAVINGS B'R
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