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...
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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...
Indian situation. It was decided to call all the Beaver Indians together and feed them at the Tithing Office yard and there hold sort of a "Pow-Pow," and appoint a recognized Chief from among them. Beaver Adz was chosen Chief and all the Indians,...
ing dailies, tri-weeklies and weeklies vied simultaneously with one another for patronage, while other Utah towns of much greater population permitted a lone newspaper
THE BEAVER ENTERPRISE was the name of the
first newspaper, the first...
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...
Quorum. The President selected for this organization was John Hughes, while Charles Wesley Wendall was selected for clerk.
JOHN R. MURDOCK CALLED TO BEAVER
Owing to factional differences, lack of unity, and the inability of the local authorities to...
Great Salt Lake City Utah Territory April 5, 1864 Colonel William H. Dame "Commanding Iron Co.. Military District Dear Brother "You will hold muster and inspection of arms of forces in your district. It is also deemed wisdom for each...
The furnace of the smelter was made of stone, with a firebox beneath a cup where the lead was placed. When the lead was melted,-'a hole beneath was opened and the lead ran out into molds. This bullion was used as money, which was a curiosity in...
The large dining room of the Williams Hotel was often the scene of merry dancing parties. The Smithson Hotel on Main Street (now the Peterson house), was at one time the largest hotel in the business district, and eventually had a greater business...
Mrs. Johnson says they brought the grain and other things that they raised. They smoked and cured the pork they brought and the freighters would buy up butter from the different stores there and mix it altogether and print it with a round mold....
Newhouse has gone and the wind still blows over the desert waste. Yet in the hearts of the people who once lived there a warm spot remains for the "Old Town that once was." THE STORY OF THE CAVE MINE John Bradshaw was born in England and came to...
was the town hall and social center, so to speak. Something scheduled for every evening of the week. The best entertainment that one could seek, events and happenings filled every day of the year. A bit of romance a smile a tear preachings and...
Wed. Jan. 21, 1903: Ther. Pleasant., Wea. Thin clouds Went on acrost to the black rocks a little before noon, the sheep got what snow they wanted. Our camp to night is just to the left of the Pipe road where it starts into the Black hills below...
Fri. July 28, 1905: Ther. Sultry, Wea. Sprinkle, Continuing on south again, failed to get our dinner, but found a good place to stay tonight with Mr. A.G. Fillmore a Dunkard preacher. We are south of the Hackberry flat tonight, had to wade thru a...
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Mining; Uranium; Temple City; Wheeler, Marion
During the uranium boom, Temple Mountain was the most active site on the San Rafael Swell. A shanty town sprung up that was called Temple City. Barbara Ekker from Hanksville, Utah and her husband joined in the frenzy. She said "My husband wanted...