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The Salt Lake herald. [volume] (Salt Lake City [Utah]) 1870-1909, December 31, 1905, Last Edition, Section Two, Image 21

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fi TT Ogden Grows Much and andC Citizens ti ens Prosper Pr sper l
T THE CLOSE of the year 1905 1905ik 1905Ogden 1905J4
AT J4 ik Ogden City can point with pride prideto
to many things accomplished accomplishedlooking a accomplishedlooking corppllshedlooking
looking toward towardthe the future interests of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the place The year has carried with withit withit withit
it prosperity and progress of a sub substantial substantial substantial ¬
stantial nature This Is perhaps best hestshown bestshown bestshown
shown by b the increase injireasejn ic se Jn in the business businesshandled busInesshandled businesshandled
handled by the banking institutions institutionsof
of which there are six The deposits depositsaggregate depositsaggregate depositsaggregate
aggregate < 6 8000OOO < H0fl OO < H O with resources and andliabilities andliabilities andliabilities
liabilities in the aggregate of 7260000 7260000Real 7260000Real 7260000Real
Real estate has been both active and andstaple andstaple andstaple
staple The citys ° population has In Increased Increased increased ¬
creased materially during the year ear It Itis ItIs Itis
is estimated at a bjffeen qgt > > ren 26000 and 27
00 000
From a real estate mans point of ofview ofvjEW ofview
view the year ear has been a decidedly decidedlyprosperous decidedlyprosperous decidedlyprosperous
prosperous one To more clearly un understand understand understand ¬
derstand this statement attention is iscalled Iscalled iscalled
called to the fact that the Gould rail railroad railroad railroad ¬
road interests alone have expended
100000 for real estate in Ogden and if ifthe ifthe ifthe
the presentplans present plans are carried out their theirholdings theirholdings theirholdings
holdings will prdbably be doubled dur during durIng during ¬
ing the year 1906 In addition to the thecompletion thecomplNIon thecompletion
completion of extensive e plans for im improvements Improvements improvements ¬
provements actual work has been com commenced commenced commenced ¬
menced on the enlargement of the theHarriman theHarriman theHarriman
Harriman and Gould properties The Theyear Tleyear T e eyear
year 1906 should however develop developrailroad developrailroad developrailroad
railroad improvements that will easily easilyexceed O1sUyexceed easilyexceed
exceed the OgdenLucln cutoff propo proposition proposition proposition ¬
sition in regard to benefiting the city cityCity cityCity cityCity
City Makes a Good Record RecordMunicipal RecordMunlclpa1 RecordMunicipal
Municipal improvements have been beenI beenru
I ru uhed u = hed forward during the year with withthe withtht withthe
the result that a most creditable show showing showjn showing ¬
ing jn has been made The total number numberof
of f paved blocks in the city now are areten aretfn areten
ten all of f which are paved with as asphalt asphalt asphalt ¬
phalt ten additional blocks have been beenmacadamized beenmaladamized beenmacadamized
macadamized making a total of thir thirty thirty thirty ¬
ty now in Ogden The number of ofblocks ofbloks
j blocks of curbing D and guttering g have havebeen havebpen
rte been increased from seventytwo to
160 There are now 109 1 blocks or ce cement ceo ceoInfnt ceTrent ¬
Trent sidewalks against fortyseven ort rsevon in in1f04
1 1f04 01 Street intersections Interse tlons made of ce cement cemrnt cernent ¬
ment have been beentncreased increased by four One Oneeghth On OnEKhth Oneeghth
eghth of a mile of sewer was built builtduring builtduring builtduring
during 1905 making a total of nineteen nineteenand nneteet1and nlneteetand
and oneeighth miles of sewer now in inthe Inthe inthe
the city The approximate cost of city cityimprovements cityImproements cityimprovements
improvements during 1905 is 110000 110000An 110000An 110000An
An estimate of the new buildings erect erected erectod erected ¬
ed during the past year is placed at
530000 The business interests have haveIncreased haveInreascd haveincreased
Increased to such an extant that many manyconcerns m manyconcerns n noncerns
concerns have been forced to enlarge enlargetheir enlargetheir enlargetheir
their houses New warehouses and fac1 fac1tories fac factories factories
tories have been built and others are areunder areunder areunder
under contemplation In addition to tothe tothe tothe
the large number of new and handsome handsomeresidences handsomeresidences handsomeresidences
residences that have been erected erectedmany erectedmany erectedmany
many others are now under und r course of ofconstruction ofconstruction ofconstruction
construction with an Increased demand demandfor demandfor demandfor
for dwellings dwellingsThe dwelllngsThe dwellingsThe
The street strre + car lines of t tlfe city blt have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been extended Both the Independent Independentand
and Bell Telephone companies have havelargely havelargely havelargely
largely increased their thoirsorvice service and ter territory territory torritory ¬
ritory The latter company has completed com completed completed ¬
pleted a new addition its main office in inwhich Inwhich inwhich
which it has Installed an entirely new newoperating newoperaUn newoperating
operating apparatus The lines of the thetwo thetwo thetwo
two companies comp nios have been extended to tooutlying toout1yJn tooutlying
outlying districts bringing the resi residents residents residents ¬
dents of the county in closer and more moredirect moredirect moredirect
direct communication eommu > jioation with the busi business business business ¬
ness Interests of the city The Postal Postaland Postaland Postaland
and Western Union Telegraph compa companies companies companies ¬
nies have also improved their U lr service servicethe serylcethE servicethe
the latter having removed into larger largerand largerand largerand
and more commodious quarters where wherethey wherethey whorethey
they have established one of the larg largest largest largest ¬
est dynamosystems dynamo systems In the Jntormoun Jntormountaln Intennountaln lntormountain
taln country countryHavoc countrHavoc countryHavoc
Havoc on the Farms FarmsAlthough FarmsAlthouSh FarmsAlthough
Although It has truly been a prosper prosperous prosperous prosperous ¬
ous year for ° the oUy of Ogden the thesame thesame thesame
same cannot be said of the farming dis district district distract ¬
trict of Weber county The year has hasnot hunot hasi
i not been a prosperous prosperous one for the thefarmers thefarmers thefarmers
farmers and horticulturists Different Differentkinds Differentkinds Differentkinds
kinds of blight and in some some instances instancesfouth Snstancesrouth instancesroutb
routh affected the output materially materiallypeclally mot6r materiallypecially lly llypeclally
fouth peclally the tomato sugar beetand beetanduit beet and andf
f uit output which were considerably considerablyless
less than the year previous previousThe previousThe previousThe
The loss in money to the farming farmingand farmingand farmingand
and horticultural interests however Is Isin isin isin
in a large arge measure meq mesure tc overcome qyer ome by the themoney thpmoney themoney
money brought to tho city and the thecounty thecounty thecounty
county by the Utah Construction com company company company ¬
pany whiChSdprring4Q54dh Whjch du ytiJ1g ng43 95getelop 5 de eiop elpped d d into jntoone intoone intoone
one of tHe largest concerns concerns of Ifs kind kindin kindin kindin
in thfe west One O e single contract se sew ¬
cured recently by that company for forthe forthe forthe
the building of about 300 miles of the theWestern theT theWestern
Western T estern Pacific railroad calls for the theexpenditure thee theexpenditure
expenditure e < of 10000000 10000000Good 10000000Good 10000000Good
Good Building Record RecordIn
In Ogden City a new 200000 federal federalbuilding federalbuilding federalbuilding
building is being erected by the gov government government government ¬
ernment and when completed will be beone beone beone
one of the hondsomest and best build buildings buildIngs buildings ¬
ings in the place The exterior of the thebuilding thebuilding thebuilding
building is to be of granite and it isexpected is isexpected Isexpected
expected that the structure will be becompleted becompleted becompleted
completed by 1908 The Masonic tem temple temple temple ¬
ple now nearing completion is a build building bulldln building ¬
ing ln that will be a credit to the city as aswell aswell aswell
well as to the organization This Thisbuilding Thisbui1ding Thisbuilding
building is classic in design and the theexterior theexterior theexterior
exterior is constructed of Oolitic lime limestone limestone limestone ¬
stone When completed the approxi approximate approx1mate approximate ¬
mate cost will be 55000 The Simmons SimmonsHardware SimmonsHardware SimmonsHardware
Hardware company of St Louis that thatuses thatuses thatuses
uses Ogden for its distributing point pointfor pointfor pointfor
for the northwest has Just completed completedan
an immense warehouse at a cost of
40000 The Becker Brewing Malt Malting Malting Malting ¬
ing company Is completing a large ex extension extension extension ¬
tension to its plant at a cost of from
15000 to 20000 making It one of the thelargest thelargest thelargest
largest breweries < in the west Max MaxDavidson MaxDaYldson MaxDavidson
Davidson is erecting a new cigar fac factory factory factory ¬
tory at an expenditure of about 17000 17000which 17000which 17000which
which he will occupy within a short shorttime shorttime shorttime
time with an increased force of em employes employes employes ¬
ployes The Utah National bank has hasplaced hasplaced hasplaced
placed an addition to its building at a acost acost acost
cost of 10000 The St Louis building buildingowned bui1dlngowned buildingowned
owned by the Commercial National Nationalbank Nationalbank Nationalbank
bank is being remodeled and an addi additional additional additional ¬
tional story built upon it The depart department department department ¬
ment store of Last Thomas has been beenincreased beenincreased beenincreased
increased by the addition of another anotherstore an anotherstore ther therstore
store which gives this firm twice the theamount theamount theamount
amount of space used previously and anddthe andthe andthe
the entire front of the structure has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been remodeled The Utahna drug drugstore drugstore drugstore
store building has been practically rebuilt re rebuilt rebuilt ¬
built making it one of the handsomest handsomestcorners handsomestcorners handsomestcorners
corners in the city The Elite and andFalstaff andFalstaff andFalstaff
Falstaff cafe buildings and the Badcon Badcondrug Badcondru Badcondrug
drug dru store building have also been re remodeled remodeled remodeled ¬
modeled extensively whic whi make them themalmost themalmost themalmost
almost new structures A number of ofother ofother ofother
other smaller improvements have been beenmade beenmade beenmade
made all of which have been brought broughtabout broughtabout broughtabout
about by the increase along the differ different different different ¬
ent branches of business throughout throughoutthe
the city
Future Outlook Bright BrightLooking BrightLQoklng BrightLQoking
Looking toward the future there is ismuch Ismuch ismuch
much to strengthen the belief that the therapid therapid therapid
rapid strides made during the past pastwill pastwill pastwill
will continue during the new year yearJohn yearJohn yearJohn
John Scdwcroft Sc wcroft Sons company that thatcontrols thatcontrols thatcontrols
controls the largest wholesale business businessIn
In the city has plans ready for the thebuilding thebuilding thebuilding
building of an additional large ware warehouse warehouse warehouse ¬
house The work upon this will com commence commence commence ¬
mence in the spring It will mean the theoutlay theoutlay theoutlay
outlay of many thousand dollarsIt dollars dollarsIt
It is definitely stated that a company
headed by David Eccles will erect a asmelter asm81ter asmelter
smelter near the Ogden Hot Springs Springsabout SpringsaQout Springsabout
about five miles from the city The Theplans Theplans Theplans
plans call for an expenditure of over
1000000 TIll Thf proposition If carried carriedout carr1 carriedout d dout
out will alone mean much prosperity
for Ogden O den as it is expected that much muchof muchof muchof
of the ore from the Nevada mines will willthen willthen willthen
then come to Ogden The smelter is to tohave tohave tohave
have a capacity of over 100 tons of ore oreper oreper oreper
per day
Big Reservoir Scheme SchemeAnother SchemeAnother SchemeAnother
Another project that means means much for forOgden forOgden forOgden
Ogden and Weber county is the build building bul1dInS building ¬
ing of an Immense storage reservoir reservoirat
at the th head of the Ogden canyon by bythe bythe bythe
the Utah Light Railway company companywhich companywhich companywhich
which has been laboring with the prop proposition proposition proposition ¬
osition for the past ten years This Thisyear Thisyear Thisyear
year however bids fair to see the com completion completion completion ¬
pletion of this great undertaking and andthe nndthe andthe
the outlaying of over 1500000 150 000 With Withthe Withthe Withthe
the completion of this great reservoir reservoirmany reservoirmany reservoirmany
many hundreds of acres of arid land landIn landIn landIn
In the Salt Lake valley and Weber Webercounty Webercounty Webercounty
county will be irrigated thus largely largelyIncreasing largelYIncreasing largelyIncreasing
Increasing the agricultural and horti horticultural horticultural horticultural ¬
cultural interests of the county The Theplans Theplans Theplans
plans for the building of this dam damwlfich damwlti damwifit
wlfich wlti h will store the waters of the threeforks three threeforks threeforks
forks ot o the Ogden river show that the thereservoir theres thereservoir
reservoir res ryoir will be a threepronged d af affair affair affair ¬
fair with the waters backing up for foradlstance fora foradlstance
adlstance a dlstance of three miles on either of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the forks of the river The Intention Intentionis
is not alone to furnish water for the theirrigation thefrrlgatlon theirrigation
irrigation of land but also to furnish furrflshpower tuf furnishpower ish ishpower
power for all purposes in Ogden City Cityand Cityes Cityaneiselyhere
and aneiselyhere eisewjiere es Wh re The T e pr proposed ed darnwill darnwillcover dainwillcover pm ll llc
cover c cover ver 2500 ° acresof acres of lana the greater greaterportion greaterportion greaterportion
portion of which is now under undercuIUi culti cultlv
Beginning at Right Top Row Remodeled Fronts of the Elite and Falstaff Cafes and Badcons s Drug Store New Addition to Becker Brewing Plant Rebuilt Utahna Drug DrugStore Store StoreCorner StoreCorner
Corner Middle Row Davidsons New Cigar Factory Federal Building Under Construction New Masonic Temple Under Construction Bottom Row Simmons New Warehouse WarehouseCommissary WarehouseCommissary WarehouseCommissary
Commissary Building Being Erected Near Union Depot St Louis Building
vatlon This tract of land is small smallhowever smallhowever smallhowever
however when compared with the great greatacreage greatacreage greatacreage
acreage that would be benefited by the theIrrigation theIrrigation theirrigation
Irrigation that would be had for the thelands thelands thelands
lands In the Salt Lake valley valleyWill valleyW1ff valleyWill
Will Build Salt Refinery RefineryThe
The Association Salt company has hasdecided hasdecided hasdecided
decided to build a refinery at Promon Promontory Promontory Promontory ¬
tory point on the line of the South Southern Southern Southern ¬
ern Pacific railroad a short distance distancefrom distancetrom distancefrom
from Ogden on the Great Salt lake lakeThe lakeThe lakeThe
The building of this refinery calls for foran foran foran
an outlay of about 15000 Wright WrightSons WrightSons WrightSons
Sons are planning a large addition additionto
to the largest department store in inOgden inOgden inOgden
Ogden and when completed they will willconcentrate wUlconcentrate willconcentrate
concentrate their business which Is at atthe atthe atthe
the present tlri time e carried on in four fourstores fourstores fourstores
stores to the main building bu Il ding For this thispurpose thispurpQse thispurpose
purpose the upper stories of the struc structure structure structure ¬
ture will be brought Into use and two twoelevators twoelevators twoelevators
elevators will be Installed InstalledAll
All Churches Prosper ProsperThe ProsperThe ProsperThe
The Ogden churches chUr hes have been been keepi keepiing keep keepIng keeping
ing pace with the rrogress of the city cityand cityand cityand
and in addition toa to a number of im improvements improvements improvements ¬
provements added to the the different edifloes edi edifices edifices ¬
fices two new churches are under con contemplation contemp1atlon contemplation ¬
templation The Germans of the city cityare cityareper cityare
are areper perfecting ctll1g arrangements for the thebuilding thebuilding thebuilding
building of a German Evangelical Evangelicalchurch EvangeUcalchurch Evangelicalchurch
church At the same time efforts are areunder areunder areunder
under way for securing funds to build buildan bulldan buildan
an African Episcopal church churchThe churchThe churchThe
The followers of the Church Chur h of Je Jesus Jesus Jesus ¬
sus Christ of Latterday Saints have havedecided havedeclded havedecided
decided that the city has outgrown the thepresent thePresent thepresent i
present Mormon tabernacle ta1elnn le and are aroat aroatthis at atthis atthis
this time considering plans for the thebuilding thebuilding thebuilding
building of a muchlarger much larger edifice which whichwill whichw111 whichwill
will be erected in the center of the theTabernacle theTabernacle theTabernacle
Tabernacle square squareSt
St Josephs Catholic church dedi dedicated dedlcatedon dedicated ¬
cated catedon on Christmas day an altar or orseries 01series orseries
series of three altars which have but butfew buttew butfew
few equals in the country and which whichwere whichwere whichwere
were erected at a cost of 5000 Al Almost Almost Almost ¬
most a year was occupied l ft1 their construction con construction construction ¬
struction and the entire workmanship workmanshipwas
was done d ne in Ogdeh The altars are arebuilt are arebuilt arebuilt
built of finely carved wood Wo d with onyx onyxcolumns onyxcolumns onyxcolumns
columns and marble sides The wood woodwork woodwork woodwork ¬
work is finished in whjte enAmel giv giving givIng givlug ¬
ing the entire work a marble effect effectIn eff effectIn ti tiIn
In the small alcoves a numberof number of elec electric electricbulbs electric ¬
tric tricbulbs bulbs are connected which shed shedmellow shedmellow shedmellow
mellow rays of light over the altars altarsThe altarsThe altarsThe
The Presbyterians began worshipping worship worshipping worshipping ¬
ping in their new new net church during the theearly theearly theearly
early spring and atpreselltuse at present ruse use the theold th thold theold
old structure as a asnday Sunday schdol room roomfor roomfor roomfor
for which it Is admirably adapted adaptedThe adaptedThe adaptedThe
The ° Weber stake sta1 e of the Mormon Mormonchurch Mormonchurch Mormonchurch
church las established a a new ward in inthe Inthe Inthe
the county which w1 t h has > been named the theMiddletpn theMfddl theMiddleton
Middletpn Mfddl fdh ward ward inxhon6rof b in h honor rofC of CP C F Midd1 Middikon Mid Mldditon =
dikon diton d1 ton of Og j
Schools Make Fine Record RecordBoth RecordBoth RecordBoth
Both the city and county schools schoolshave schoolshave schoolshave
have kept pace with the progress of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the times the number of children In Inattendance inattendance inattendance
attendance being augmented each year yearnecessitating yearnecessitating yearnecessitating
necessitating an increase in school ac accommodations accommodations accommodations ¬
commodations In the past ten years yearsthe yearsthe yearsthe
the Ogden City schools have advanced advancedfrom advancedfrom advancedfrom
from seven small buildings with sev seventeen seventeen seventeen ¬
enteen rooms owned by the district districtand districtAnd districtand
and twelve additional rooms rented renteduntil renteduntil renteduntil
until today the school district of the thecity thecity thecity
city owns twelve new modern build buildIngs bulldIngs buildings
Ings representing one hundred and ten tenrooms tenrooms tenrooms
rooms No rooms are rented and all allthe allthe
the small and insanitary buildings buildingshave bul1d1ng9have buildingshave
have teen beel abolished There are at thepresent the thepresent thepresent
present time 8236 children of school schoolage schQolage schoolage
age in the city cityalmost almost double the thenumber thenumber thenumber
number ten years ago The last re report reporf report ¬
port of the year 1905 shows that of this thisnumber thisnumber thisnumber
number 450ft are enrolled in tho thoschools thoschoole theschools
schools The Ogden High school has hasmade hasmade hagmade
made marked improvement during the thepast thepast thepast
past few years until today t day it stands standsforth standsforth
forth as one of the most complete and anduptodate anduptodate anduptodate
uptodate institutions in the state It Ithas Ithas Ithas
has an enrollment of something over
400 The number of teachers employed employedIn
In the city is 120 and the average num number number number ¬
ber of pupils per class room 42 42The 42The 42The
The revenues for the year 1905 will willreach wtllteach willreach
reach about 125000 Since 1890 over
1000000 has been expended on the thepublic thepublic thepublic
public schools of Ogden The city tax taxfor taxtor taxfor
for school purposes p rposes at the present presenttime presenttime presenttime
time amounts to 72 7 2 mills Four kin kindergartens kindergartens kindergartens ¬
dergartens have been established in inas inas
as many different school buildings inaccordance in inaccordance Inaccordanco
accordance with the act passed by y the thelegislature thelegislature thelegislature
legislature in 1902 and more kinder kindergartens kindergartens kindergartens ¬
gartens will be placed in other build buildIngs buildIngs buildings
Ings this year In recognition of theachool the theschool theZchbol
school work of Ogden at the Portland Portlandexposition Portlarudexposition Portlandexposition
exposition a gold medal was received receivedCor recel ed edfor d dror
for work in elementary education arid aridalso andalso rid ridalso
also for High school work workThe workThe workThe
The present members of the board boardof
of education ucation are Dr R S Joyce Joycepresident JoycepreSident Joycepresident
president Henry W Gwllliam vicepresident vice vicepresident vicqpresident
president Dr E M r Conroy H H HThomas HThomas HThomas
Thomas and Asael Farr William Alit Alitson AUlgon AlUBon
Bon superintendent E S Rolapp Rolappclerk RQlappclerk Rolappclerk
clerk and James F Burton treas treasurer treasurer treasurer ¬
urer urerThe urerThe urerThe
The one sad feature in connection connectionwith connectionwith connectionwith
with the school system during the year yearjust y yearjust ar arjust
just closed was the death of the late lateJifdge lateJ lateJtfdge
Jifdge J dge Thomas ThomflSD D Dee who w o ms as at t the thetime th thtime thetime
time of his demise president of the theboard theboard theboard
board of education Mr Dee was the themost themoat theTrost
most prominent figure in the history historyOf hlst ry ryOf
Of the schools of Ogden having h ving beerconnected bee beeconnected beer beerconnected
connected with them In different ca capacities cacltles capacities ¬
pacities cltles for over twentyfive years yearsCounty y yearsCounty ars arsCou
County Cou ty Sethis Schools in Good Form FormThe FormThe FormTile
The Weber county schools schoo s were were never neverin nev never neverin r rin
in better condition than they are at
this time t me The enrollment is 2051 an anincrease anIncrease anincrease
increase of about 20 per cent There Thereare Thereare Thereare
are now thirtyfive schools in the county coun county county ¬
ty and about sixty rooms Thirtyone Thirtyoneof
of the school buildings buU Ings are owned by bythe bythe bythe
the county and four are rented Tho Thoschools Thaschools Thoschools
schools have eight grades and at atHuntsville atHuntsv1l1e atHuntsville
Huntsville a high school department departmentwas
was recently established In tHis de department department department ¬
partment an entrance fee of 5 is ischarged Ischarged ischarged
charged and It has an enrollment of ofbetween ofbetween ofbetween
between fifteen hnd twenty Perhaps Perhapsthe Perhapsthe Perhapsthe
the most important event during thepast the thepast thepast
past year was when the different school schooldistricts schooldistricts schooldistricts
districts were consolidated Into one onedistrict onedistrict onedistrict
district which occurred July 6 Before Beforethe Beforothe Beforethe
the consolidation there were forty fortyeight fortyeight fortyeight
eight trustees and each school district districtwas districtwas districtwas
was run upon a different set of Ideas Ideasbut ideasbut ideasbut
but when the new consolidated district districtwas districtwasf districtwas
was wasf formed rmed and the county board of ofeducation ofed ofeducation
education ed cat1bn took charge a decided de lded advan advantage at1vllntage ¬
tage became apparent through having havingall
all things uniform The new new board boatdmeets boardmeets boardmeets
meets once each week when reports reportsfrom reportsfrom reportsfrom
from all the different auctions of + the thecounty tliec thecounty
county c unty are arerecelved received and all troubled troubledadjusted troubleadjusted troublesadjusted
adjusted In this way a hIgher stand standard elandard standand ¬
ard of work Is being turned out than thanever than tqanever thanever
ever before Through the consolidation consolidationa
a a saving has ha been bee made of about i0a i0ain 1 1in
in purchasing school supplies alone in inaddition inaddition inaddition
addition t9 to a a reduction in the cost In Inother inother inother
other departments departmentsThe dep rtments rtmentsThe
The amount of 3250 per pe month is ispaid ispnld ispaid
paid out for teachers salaries and the thejanitors thejanitors thejanitors
janitors salaries each month reach
285 The members of the board of educatlon ed education educatton ¬
ucation receive 100 per annum for fortheir fortheir fortheir
their services The county tax for forschool forschool forschool
school purposes at this time amounts amountsto
to 55 mills arid the amount received receivedfor receivedfor receivedfor
for school purposes purp ses during durin 1905 was in inthe Inthe inthe
the sum suin Of 23615 Under the old sys system system system ¬
tem prior to the consolidation eacH ea U district dis district district ¬
trict levied its own tax according to tothe tothe tothe
the needs ofthe of the district dl trlct and thelevyvaried thelevy thelevyvartod thelevyVaricd
varied from 1 to 10 mills in the differ different dUt different r rant ¬
ent districts Now the levy is made by
the county commissioners andla and is made madeuniform madeuniform madeuniform
uniform The revenue from the state stateand statennd stateand
and county tax would bring the theamount theamount theamount
amount of tax money received for forschool forschool forschool
school purposes up to about 40000 dur during during during ¬
ing the school year Tho members m mberB of ofthe otthe ofthe
the board of education for 1905 were wereFrank wereFrank wereFrank
Frank Stratford president J B Car Carter Carter Carter ¬
ter vice president Lester Froerer An Antone AItone Antone
tone Christensen and B BF F BlaYlock BlayjockiW
iW N NJettersoh Pettersoh superintendent S SG SG SG
G Dye clerk and nd J J B Randall treas treasurer treasurer treasurer ¬
Change in Industrial School SchoolThe SchoolThe SchoolThe
The Utah State Industrial school lo 10ted 10 10evted located ¬
cated ted within the corporate limits of ofthe otthe ofthe
the city of of Ogden Is isno no longertermed longer longertermed longertenned
termed a reform school In its true truesense truesense truesense
sense Instead it is rapidly assuming assumingi a 3umlng 3umlngthe
i the appearance of a military training trainingschool trainings trainingschool
school s bo l of the first class class During the thepast thepa he hepast
past pa styear year it has seen a a change of man ¬
agement and many improvements all allof allof allof
of which point toward the betterment bettermentof
of the Institution On Nov 1 1905 the theresignation ther theresignation
resignation r of E M t Allison sr be became becamb becamb ¬
camb effective and on that date H H HThomas HThomas
Thomas Th mas was installed as superinten superintendent superintendent superintendent ¬
dent and W E Kneass as assistant assistantThe assistantThe assistantThe
The new officers at once inaugurated inauguratedmany Inauguratedmany inauguratedmany
many changes in the conduct of affairs affairsand affairsand affairsand
and all have been for the greater convenience con convenience conveplence ¬
venience of o officers and instructors the thebetter thebetter thebetter
better control and training of the in inmates inmates inmates ¬
mates and for the more systematic systematicadministration systematicadministration systematicadministration
administration of affairs in general Adaily A Adaily Adally
daily detail table has been formulated formulatedcovering formulatedcovering formulatedcovering
covering each week what is changed changedto
to suit s It the ensuing week each Satur Saturday Saturd Saturday ¬
day d y This system eliminates any confusion con confusion confu ¬
fusion fu IQn in connection with giving out outdetails outdetalls outdetails
details and at the same time shows showswho showsho showswho
who ho is responsible for the control care carearid careQJld careand
arid training of each Inmate A daily dailyroutine danyroutine dailyroutine
routine card which gives the pro prograirime profParilme programme
grairime of work and training tra1 lIng each dayhas day dayhas dayhas
has also lso been inaugurated This card cardis
is made up on a military order being beinghe
the t he e handiwork of the assistant ass atarit super superI super superintendent superl ¬
l intendent lten ent who is also captain c ptain of com company comany company ¬
pany pany any B Utah Utahnnt1ona national guari A A print printing prlntfng printing ¬
ing plant has been installed and the theprinting theprintIng theprinting
printing trade Is taught the boys and anathe andthe andthe
the printing for the school is thus thusturned thusturned thusturned
turned out ut A number of other im improvements Improvoments improvoments ¬
provoments have h ve been Inaugurated Ina gurated and andseveral andseV andseveral
several seV ral new buildings added addedCare addedCare I ICare
Care of Deaf Dumb and Blind BlindThe BlindThe BlindThe
The State School for the Deaf Dumb Dumband Dumband Dumband
and Blind is also located at Ogden OgdenDuring OgdenDuring OgdenDuring
During 1905 a number of new buildings buildingswere
were erected In connection with this thisInstitution tlilsInstitution thisInstitution
Institution including a handsome resi residence residence residence ¬
dence for Superintendent F M Driggs DriggsThis DriggsThis DriggsThis
This school which draws patronage patronagefrom patronagetrom patronagefrom
from Utah Idaho Wyoming and Nevada Ne Nevada Neada ¬
vada has an attendance at the present presenttime presenttime presenttime
time of 125 pupils in the deaf and andblind andblind andblind
blind departments s These students are aretaught aretauglit aretaught
taught to read and write also various varioustrades varl varioustrades us ustrades
trades at which many are very apt aptThe aptThe aptThe
The work displayed last year from the themanual themanual themanual
manual tralningnnd training and domestic arts de departments departments departments ¬
partments at the exposition at Port Portland Portland Portland ¬
land received the highest praise and andthe andthe andthe
the live exhibit cx lblt proved a wonder to the themany them themany
many m ni people who visited the fair Sev Several Several Several ¬
eral medals and other honors were re received received received ¬
ceived by the school for this exhibit exhibitOgtfefls exhibitOgdens exhibitOg
Og Ogtfefls etns Pwrfta ai freoortr freoortrThe ReoorttThe r ooru ooruThe
The Ogden postofflce during the past pastyear pastyear pastyear
year showed a marked increase in the thevolume thevolume thevolume
volume of business transacted The Theoffice Theoffice Theounce
office was wa placed in the first class in
1903 since which time the receipts havegradually have havegradually hav havgradually
gradually increased Increas sufficiently to keep keepthe keepthe keepthe
the office in that class The registry registrybusiness registrybusiness registrybusiness
business has shown a decidedly hand handrBorneincrease handsolite handsome
Borneincrease solite some Increase over former years The Theoffice Theoffice Theoffice
office has hasbeen been in charge of Postmaster PostmastejrThoriias Postmast PostmastThoI PostmasterThomas
Thomas ThoI 1iL5H H Davis D vis and andASsist Assistant nt Rufus
A Garner The following statement statement5will Btateme statementwill t twill
will show the volume of business han handied handied
died during 1905 1905Total 1905Total 1905Total
Total receipts 64676 48
0345 domestic money orders is issued Issued issued
sued amounting to 172242 42
Domestic money order fees 125545 1266 45
848 international money orders
issued amounting to 28ESS05 28566 os
International money order fees 25019 S S5ioney
Money order deposits issued 162839 1628 15 S9
fiO727 domestic money orders orderspaid orderspaid orderspaid
paid amounting to 21S73 216S7331 31
174 international money money orders orderspaid orders orderspaid
paid amounting to 447073 J JAmount j
Amount paid railway postalclerks postal postalclerks postnlclerks
clerks 3407812
Amount paid 1 > a1d office off1 clerks and andcarriers andcarriers I IClUTters
carriers 2531162 2531162Total 25n1G2Total 0311 sr srTotal
Total cash received and Wd dis ¬
bursed T i iRegistry 87468578 87468578Registry 874655 76 76Registry
Registry Business BusinessThrough BusinessThrough BusinessThrough
Through registered pouches and
inner Inn r sacks received and des despatched despatched despatched ¬
patched 16055 J
Desk and andcurler carrier deliveries at atmain atmain atmain <
main office and station 12613 12613Total l2613I l2613Total 12613Total I
Total number registered arti articles j i icles
cles handled 191353 191353Beauties 1 19133Beauties 1353 1353Beauties
Beauties of Ogden Canyon CanyonOne CanyonOne CanyonOne
One of Americas wonders that 0 Og g
den and Weber county lay claim to tois toia tois
is the famous Ogden canyon which is isworthy f fworthy fr frworthy <
worthy of much note for its beauty beautyand be uty utyand r rand
and splendor Each year finds the thenumber thenumber thenumber
number of visitors to this place in increasing increasing t tcreasing
creasing and although but little ad advertised advertised advertised ¬
vertised Its future is bright and it is isdestined isdestined J
destined to be in the front rank of the thewonders th thwonders 1 1wonders
wonders of the world This canyon canyonis canyon canyonis
is a splendid specimen of the finished finishedwork finishedwork finishedwork
work which nature reveals For cen centurles centurles con contunes
turles the waters and other elements elementsthat elementsthat r rthat
that have been wearing and grinding grindingaway grIndlngaway grindingaway
away upon the rocky walls and bar barriers barders barriers
riers of the range In time the chan thannet channel channel ¬
nel was made and the waters of the theOgden theOgden theOgden
Ogden river now wind their way way
through one of the richest valleys of ofthe 01the ofthe
the country to the Great Salt Lake LakeThose LakeThose ° r rThose
Those who once visit the scenes of ofbeauty ofbeauty ofbeauty
beauty in the canyon herald it Uthroughout ittthroughout 1 1throughout
throughout the th land landRecognizing landRecognizing landRecognizing
Recognizing this fact as well as the thefact thefact thefact
fact that its destiny among the won wonders won4 won4ders on ond
ders d rs cf if the country is assured one one oneiif oneiifthe of ofthe e ethe
the largest and best equipped aqofPPedhotelSin JiotelsMri JiotelsMrithe hote sil silthe ° 1 p pthe
the state has been erected by W GWilson G GWilson Go GoWilson
Wilson and Is known as the New NewHermitage NewHermitage NewHermitage
Hermitage the doors of which were werethrown were werethrown ver verthrown
thrown open during 1905 Already twoelectric two twoelectric i ielectric
electric lines are under contemplation contemplationby
by which visitors will be enabled to toreach toreach toreach
reach the mouth of the canyon within withina >
a short time A new company c m nYkno knownf knownfas knottihas lJ t tas
as the Canyon Resort comyany co r nY1faS nY1faSI hasContinued has hasI
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