History of the B.A. C.
"GREAT thing have small beginnings." So it is written
in all the books, and so it repeats itself and is acted
out year after year in everything. The B. A. C. is
In 1913 the Legislature of the great State of Utah...
Our City Government
ODR CIT'Y GOVERNMEN1' is just like that of
any incorporated city. The officers are practically
the sarne and they have similar duties to
- perform. T'his organization in our school is one
of great interest to all students; and...
High School Basketball Team
High School Day
>T^HE history of High School Day
at the Branch Agricultural Col-lege,
if three years may be called a
history, has been the story of the
rapid rise of a new-born institution.
The year 1928 which gave High
School Day its...
The oNew Gymnasium
THLETICS at the college this year entered upon a
new era. For years our basketball teams have
struggled under the handicap of a makeshift gymna-sium,
inadequate in all respects. Not only was it
adverse to good training but it was...
B. F. PARKER
PAUL M. ADAMS
HE Forum Club was first organized in 1924—
the only honor club in the B. A. C. The...
Beaver Murdock Academy--Beaver (Beaver County, Utah); School yearbooks
Our Music Department. Among the important work done during the year 1916-17 will long be remembered the Music Department, under the able direction of Professor Gerrit de Jong, Jr. He successfully imparted some of his enthusiasm to the student of...
cannot be attributed to this organization, person or group of persons, who gave freely of their time and talents in support of this project. Scores of photographs have been submitted to the organization. Reprints of many of these were made by Mrs....
FIRST COLONIZERS NAMED
The question of colonizing Beaver Valley, having met the approval of George A. Smith, the following named men were chosen, with the understanding that they would become permanent settlers: Simeon F. Howd, captain; Wilson G....
INDIANS OF BEAVER COUNTY
THE INDIAN RAID ON LEE'S RANCH
As Told by Gideon A. Murdock, 1917
On October 27, 1866, the majority of Beaver men had assembled to construct a roof on the Stake meeting house. The first rafter had just been...
WATER DEVELOPMENT IN BEAVER AND VICINITY
When the first pioneers came to this valley, it is said that one could step across the Beaver River in almost any locality. But through years of effort and planning, the water resources have developed to an...
Joseph S. Horne took the principalship for one year then was followed by Willard Gardner for two yeas Reinhard Maeser headed the school from 1918 to 1920. 1916 Miss Mary J. Ollerton, who had been with the instution from the beginning, accepted a...
Dr. John Ward Christian's early education was under the direction of the Catholic Fathers. Later he attended Pennsylvania State College, now Jefferson College, where he was graduated as an M. D.
HIGHLIGHTS OF HIS LIFE
During the Mexican War, he was...
of the institution until about 1890, it was possible to se-cure all the wool necessary to operate the plant by exchanging the mill products for the wool. About this time, wool demanded cash or mostly cash and the mills found it difficult to sell...
school hours it is made available to the citizens who wish to do work there for themselves.
Perhaps no department of the school has done more for the town than has the Music department, with its excellent band and choruses, under such able...
THE SCHOOLS OF BEAVER
SCHOOL HOUSE BUILT FIRST YEAR
In writing this history of the early schools of Beaver, we have interviewed the few remaining pupils of those days; have had access to a few old letters and diaries, and some short articles...
of eight was also appointed, whose duties were to inquire out objects of charity in their respective districts and to go out and solicit means for relief of the suffering. The good sisters of the branch who were lovers of benevolence were invited...
Mr. and Mrs. Cunningham Mathews. It was built of red brick, two stories high, and could accommodate more guests than any other hotel in town, up to that time. It was known as the "Beaver Centennial Hotel," because it was built in 1876, America's...
water from Devil's Creek, thus making it possible to operate the year 'round. This mill was a great help to the people of the neighborhood and vicinity. People came from as far away as St. George with their grists to have them ground. This mill was...
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...