John D. Lee (center), with his attorney William W. Bishop and (left to right) Judge Jacob S. Boreman, attorney Enos D. Hoge, attorney Wells Spicer, and an unidentified man. Caption taken from "The Mountain Meadows Massacre" by Juanita Brooks.
He's married, and that's just plenty
Practice makes perfect-even 111 hot
I shall never be aware of my own wit
until I break my shins against it.
If it were not for the pretty girls and
Will's disposition he would be a
My kingdom for silks, automobiles
and a man.
JUNIOR MC CONNELL
Nature has produced strange things in
She's a darling...
Coach Negative Team
J. HOWARD MAUGHAN
Coach Affirmative Team
HE only debates scheduled for the year were the dual
debates with Dixie College for the Judd Tablet—a
bronze tablet given by Robert L. Judd to the school
FIRST IRRIGATION IN BEAVER VALLEY
Early in May, 1856, the water for irrigating the Old Field and town plat was taken from the river at a dam east of where the Allred home had been built. It was then conducted in a good sized ditch to the N E...
of twenty-five cents was ordered paid on wolf scalps. The record was signed Lorin Babbit, Judge; W. G. Nowers, Clerk. The court was held in the open in Judge Babbit's door yard.
All the public lands at this time were unsurveyed by Federal...
THE METHODIST CHURCH SCHOOL
In 1873, the Rev. Clark Smith came to Beaver to establish the Methodist Episcopal Church, and to conduct a school for the members and patrons. He began his services in a small lumber building across the street east of...
Dr. Christian served in the following capacities
Appointed Clerk of the Second Judicial District Court of the Territory of Utah, December 24, 1869, by Cyrus M. Hawley, Judge.
June 10, 1873, admitted to the bar by Judge Jacob S. Boreman.
In 1945, Wallace Limb and Noel and Acle Gillies erected a cinder block building in the east section of town and installed thousands of dollars worth of new equipment went to manufacture cheese. Most of the high-quality product is shipped to...
Communication in Pioneer Days
Beaver's Early Mail Service
Beaver's first mail service was the freight wagon train. The drivers would deliver mail to the Bishop, who in turn would distribute it in Church. Then an office was maintained in...
Judge Jacob S. Boreman, and a jury composed of twelve men, eight of whom were members of the Mormon Church. He was indicted for murder by a grand jury, September 24, 1874, nineteen years after the massacre. William Stokes deputized Thomas Winn,...
Others were implicated and indicted with Lee, but on his conviction and execution, they were discharged. The record of this famous trial is found in Minute Book No. 1 of Second Judicial Court of Utah, record of 1874-77. JUDGE HAWLEY WRITES THE WAR...
viduals thereof, and yet the U. S. Attorney and the Jury have not dared to introduce the subject to be investigated, because, they say witnesses who were present at that time and were forced into the bloody work, that their lives would be rendered...
and its executive officers are ready to proceed. If you establish a post at Beaver, or near there, it ought to be done by the last of April or the first week in May. At that season it will be the best time to move troops, supplies, etc. By that...
Wilson G. Nowers, county clerk; Orson Tyler, sheriff; Lamoni L. Babitt, constable; James W. Huntsman, selectman. In the absence of Simeon F. Howd and Joel W. White, John M. Davis and Ephraim Tompkinson were duly sworn to fill the offices of...
BEAVER COUNTY SELECTMEN AND YEARS OF SERVICE
John W. Huntsman 1856-7 James McKnight 1880-87
Simeon F. Howd 1856-7 Willis Coplan 1881
Joel W. White 1856-7 John; R. Murdock 1882
Ross B. Rogers 1858-9- Philo T. Farnsworth 1883
David B. Adams 1858-9...
CHAPTER FOURTEEN POLITICAL HISTORY OF BEAVER COUNTY THE SECOND JUDICIAL COURT The Second Judicial Court for the Territory was established in Beaver under the following procedure: On November 8, 1869, by proclamation of Charles Durkee, Governor...
Thurs. April 7 Commenced breaking the road through the sagebrush: reached Cane Springs-ten miles. Friday, April 8 Traveled about five miles, camped without water. Sat., April 9, 1859 Reached the cottonwoods on the Beaver late after traveling about...
team. I knew a fellow by the name of George Smith who did a lot of freighting. I also knew Mrs. Squires and her son-in-law, Aaron Grover of Wah Wah Springs. We watered the sheep there in the fall and spring when going by till Mr. Newhouse piped...