Iron County builds a hospital. Railroad built from Lund lo Crdnr City. R.N.S. changed to R.A.C. Road finished to Cedar Breaks. M a m moth Plaster and Cement Co. Cedar City Irank closes. K a s Jones and shcarirlg corral. Picture of Shearins C o r ~ a l St%ries catching horses. . of Picture of Lehi a n d Henrietta Jones, 1112t;. Lclri's brother. Kurnen, visits. Death of Jrd Jones and Uriah T. Jones, Ixhi's brothers. Death uf Henrietta Lunt Jones. Picture of Kurnen and Lehi at Mew?hriz.
By 1920 the population of Cedar City had grown to 2,462 inhahi(ants and the population of Iron County was 5,787. The people felt that they needed a hospital and better medical facilities in order to retain a good doctor for this area. Dr. Middleton had already left for a better position in Salt Lake City and when Dr. Macfarlane came to Cedar City, they began looking around for a good location for a hospital. In 192 I, Lehi donated a site at 200 West and 200 South to the county for that purpose. He stipulated in the abstract that if the property was not used for a hospital, it would revert hack to him or his heiss. The county built a hospital on this site and it was in use from 1922 to 1564.' The corner stone was laid May 12, 1922 and in the ceremony, the prayer was ~ i v e n by Lehi W. Jones. Randall L. Jones was the architect for the hospital structure. When the building was completed, Oct. 22, 1922, the Dedicatory addresa: was givm 11). Lehi's brother, Uriah T. Jones.' Lehi was active in organizing and promoting the Iron County Hospital .i\ssociation in 1922 and was made (:hairman of the Board and held that position until 1934." When the hospital was moved to a new location, in the southeast section of Cedar City. the county made arrangements to sell the old hospital to the College of Southern I!tah. When the Utah State Attorney