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Goodwin's weekly : a thinking paper for thinking people. [volume] (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1902-1919, March 31, 1917, Image 5

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lil " Two Great Epochal Events ' ' I
I f0. ' Seventy Years Ago . ' "" I
Mil July 24th '" ' I
4V0$&'.: the first definite act toward the development of the Jnter-mountain "vYest -was consummated -
&$$?' with the arrival of the Pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley.
? Forty-eight Years Ago, the I
I Union Pacific Railroad I
first transcontinental line west of the Missouri River was completed.
These were pioneer acts which blazed the way for the vast agricultural, mining, commercial and H
I scenic development of the west of today. r H
? 'The moving spirits back of these great events were wonderful dreamers who had visions beyond H
their day and age. Other dreamers have followed them so M
Today, the Union Pacific System is "The Main Highway," through the heart of western United H
States from the Missouri River to the Pacific Coast. It "spans the east and west with A boulevard of .Jwfe- I
steel," and is to this territory what the keystone is t o the arch. It is a vast, dependable commercial en- jk&W I
terprise, whose prosperity spells prosperity to every section it feeds, whose interest and advancement ciMg I
is to the interest and advancement of every section that helps, to feed it. WtMW" I
The Union Pacific Railroad as originally built was backed by the United States Government as a J''T 1
military dependency. It is no less so today, but added to its military value to the nation is its commer- lfv"
cial value to every citizen and community these c ondit ions time and progress have brought about. ''$?$$$ H
A big celebration will be held in Ogden in 191 9 in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the ,f'jr$$v 1
completion of the Union Pacific Railroad, and to th is movement the management of the Union Pacific J?
$ System is lending its whole-hearted support, feeling that equally hearty support will be given by every iiM'f 1
f &. One of our modern philosophers has said, "co-operation, not competition is the life of trade," and Wto,&$2$ H
& $& so it is, and believing this, it is the aim of the Unio n Pacific System management at all times to co-op- ;'I?'S H
H m erate with all interests for the further advancement and progress of the territory the blessings of which i 1
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