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Beaver Murdock Academy--Beaver (Beaver County, Utah)
GRADUATION. Graduation requires sixteen units of successfully completed work. Credits will be given for work done in other standard high schools, but at least four units of work must have been completed at the Murdock Academy. No credit will be...
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...
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...
HERBS USED IN EARLY-DAY TREATMENTS
In Beaver's dramatic history, like other early towns, there were no more heroic figures than our pioneer doctors, midwives and nurses. Hundreds of miles from professional aid, they...
Space will not permit the naming of all those who have been instructors of the youth of Beaver, however, among those who taught until about 1890, we mention the names of Charles J. Thomas, Solomon Wixom, J. F. Tolton, Andrew S. Anderson, Robert...
had as his assistant, Charles T. Stoney, who had been attending the Brigham Young Academy. This school immediately became very popular, so that night session were held for the benefit of adults who could not go in the daytime. A class in teacher...
and Charles E. Murdock. Up to this time it had been known as the Academy building. Now it needed a new name. The school children were asked to submit names. Mr. Maeser suggested to a pupil that it be named in honor of Dr. John R. Park, so long the...
Edgar White as Superintendent and Gertrude W. Gillies as clerk of the board. Mr. White resigned in 1918 to study medicine, and Karl Gilbert Maeser was appointed to the position. Others who have served as county superintendents are Miss Sara Keener,...
1915 to 1919. Vie Christian took the principalship again for the year 1919-20, then C. B. McMullin for the years 1920-22. John F. Joseph came in the fall of 1922 and held the job until 1930, when C. B. McMullin again took over the position, holding...
The Wells Fargo Express established an office in Beaver about 1877 or 1878. Charles Woodhouse was manager.
James Low, a native of Scotland and a convert to the Mormon Church, was one of Beaver's original pio-neers. He took an active part in the...
pared with the wax or tallow candles, they were far superior. Most women prided themselves on keeping the lamp filled, trimmed, and the chimney shining.
Gas lights were suspended from the ceilings in a few homes out of the Beaver city limits. These...
Singing Mothers were organized, and the Church Welfare Work begun. They gave five years of faithful and inspiring service. Board released in 1942. Ellen Joseph, president; Cleaone Robinson and Maude Christiansen, counselors; Mayme Hoopes,...
the printing. Wilson G. Nowers was appointed clock cus-todian. City recorder E. E. Cowdell resigned ; Robert Fotheringham, appointed.
1893-William H. Bakes, mayor, with Reinhard Maeser, Frank D. Farnsworth, Jesse Baldwin, Walter S. Tolton and...
Beaver City. In 1901, Frank D. Farnsworth resigned. S. D. Underwood was appointed to serve balance of term.
1902-3-John Ward Christian, mayor; N. P. Ipson, Frank D. Farnsworth, William Low, Edward Fernley and Robert Stoney, councilmen; Clara...
1910-11 --D. 1. Frazer, mayor; Aubrey F. Tolton, Joseph F. Gillies, S'. L Tanner, Oliver Ashworth and Ebenezer Gillies; councilmen; Elizabeth Fotheringham, re-corder... Sidewalks paved in Districts Nos. 2 and 3. Fran-chisegranted to Harry. S....
purchased and grandstand built on city park. Fire hose purchased. Edith C. Woolsey, recorder.
1924-25-Clyde L. Messinger, mayor; Henry K. Boy-ter, J. Frank Smith, George Cockett, Thomas W. Gunn and T. L. Griffith, councilmen; Edith C. Woolsey,...