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 Beaver ~ Weber County Utah Newspapers, 1894

Population 207,905. Land area, 82.190 square miles. The surface is very mountainous, interspersed with arid plains, basins and valleys. The grazing and mountain lands comprise about seven-eighths of the Territory. Irrigation is nearly everywhere necessary. Wheat, oats, barley, corn, potatoes, hay and wool are the chief products. Cattle-raising is a profitable industry, and is often successfully carried on where farming is impracticable. Gold and silver are largely produced, as are also lead, iron, copper, coal, and salt. Manufactures are chiefly those of goods needed for home consumption, but of late extensive works for the mining and smelting of ores have been established. Assessed valuation of property in 1889, $51,917,312

Beaver County

Population 3,340. Largely table-land. Iron ore, lead and silver are found. The Wasatch Mountains are on the eastern border. Products: wheat, wool; cattle.

Beaver, Population 1,716

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Utonian R. Maeser Friday Ind. 1880

Box Elder County

Population 7,642. About half of the Great Salt Lake is in the southeastern part. Gold, silver and iron is mined. Products: wheat, barley, oats, corn, potatoes, wool, sorghum molasses; livestock.

Brigham, Population 2,139

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Bugler M. L. Snow Sat. Ind. 1890
    Thur. Ind. 1892

Corrine, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Caliope W. E. Slater Friday Ind. 1892

Cache County

Population 15,509. Partly mountainous; Wasatch mountains on the east; soil fertile in the valleys. Products: wheat, oats, barley, corn, fruits, potatoes, hay; live-stock. Flour, lumber, and dairy produce exported in large quantities.

Logan, Population 4,624

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Journal Journal Pub. Co. We.-Sa Dem. 1882
Nation A. N. Roseubaum Tus.-Fr. Rep. 1891

Emery County

This is a new county, but shows remarkable enterprise, and is rapidly pushing its way to the front. Price is the principal town. Statistics of population of county have not yet been published.

Price, Population 1,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Eastern-Utah Telegraph Tel. Pub. Co. Friday Ind.-Rep. 1890

Juab County

Population 5,582. Mountainous; Mt. Nebo is here situated; soil partly suited for agriculture. Products: wheat, oats, corn, potatoes, butter, hay, wool; live-stock.

Eureka, Population 1,741

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Tintie Miner Rathbone Bros. Friday Liberal 1891

Nephi, Population 2,034

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Courier Courier Pub. Co. Sat. Ind. 1892

Millard County

A new county, recently formed.

Deseret, Population 900

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Millard Co. Blade J. F. Gibbs Thur. Ind. 1893

Fillmore City, Population 1,100

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Progress J. P. Jacobson Thur. Ind. 1894

Salt Lake County

Population 58,457. Surface mainly a broad valley. Wasatch Mountains is north and east. Soil fertile at the base when irrigated. Products: wheat, corn, oats, barley, potatoes, butter, wool, hay, live-stock. Considerable manufacturing. Mining: gold and silver. Salt Lake City, the seat of the Territorial Government, and the principal city of the whole inter-mountain region, is in this county.

Salt Lake City, Population 44,843

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Beobachter J. H. Ward   Rep. 1890
Bikuben Bikuben Pub. Co. Thur. Ind. 1876
Contributor Contributor Co. Month Rel. & Lit 1879
Deseret Eagle F. W. Metealf S.-M. Education 1880
Deseret News Deseret News Co. Daily Rel. Ind.. 1850
Deseret News Semi-Weekly Edition Tu.-Fr. Rel. Ind.. 1850
Deseret News Weekly Edition Sat. Rel. Ind.. 1850
Herald Herald Pub. Co Daily Dem. 1870
Herald Semi-Weekly Edition We.-Sa. Dem. 1870
Inter-Mountain Educator W. E. Smith Month Education. 1891
Juvenile Instructor Geo. Q. Cannon S.-M. Religion 1866
Monthly Magazine Mag. Print. Co. Month Gen. Lit 1885
Rky. Mt. Workman Evans & Crawford Month Fraternal 1891
Tribune Tribune Pub. Co. Daily Rep. 1871
Tribune Weekly Edition Thur. Rep. 1871
University Chronicle Students Tues. Ind. 1892
Utah Odd Fellow Ed. W. Loder Month Odd Fel. 1890
Utah Populist Populist Pub. Co Sat. Peo. Par. 1894
Woman's Exponent Emmeline B. Wells S.-M. Mormon 1872
Young Woman's Journal Gates & Co. Month Religion 1889

Sandy, Population 1,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Independent Isaac E. Diehl Sat. Ind. 1893

San Pete County

Population 13,146. Wasatch Mountains cross the western part; large valleys in the east; plenty of timber; soil fertile in the valleys. Products: wheat, oats, corn, peas and beans, potatoes,
butter, wool, hay; live-stock.

Ephraim, Population 3,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Enterprise M. F. Murray & Co. Wed. Dem. 1891

Manti, Population 2,323

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Reporter Ward Stevenson Sat. Dem. 1872

Mt. Pleasant, Population 2,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Pyramid Williams & Thomson Friday Ind. 1890

Sevier County

Population 6,199. Crossed by Wasatch Mountains in the west; extensive sage plains; soil fertile when irrigated.

Richfield, Population 1,531

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Advocate Geo. Hales Wed. Ind. 1887

Salina, Population 1,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Central Utah Press W. W. Wallace Sat. Rep. 1891

Summit County

Population 7,733. Mountainous; well timbered; soil fertile in the valleys; gold, silver, lead, coal. Value of mineral products, $3,500,000; 2,000 men employed. Products: wheat, oats, barley, potatoes, hay; livestock. Mining: gold, silver, lead and coal.

Coalville, Population 2,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Summit Chronicle   Sat. Ind. 1892

Park City, Population 5,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Record Raddon, Camomile & Co. Sat. Rep. 1880

Uintah County

New county; no statistics.

Vernal, Population 600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Express Jas. M. Barker Thur. Ind. 1880

Utah County

Population 23,416. Partly mountainous; Wasatch Mountains in the east; soil generally fertile. Mining: gold. Products: wheat, oats, corn, barley, potatoes, butter, wool, hay, sorghum molasses; live-stock. Numerous saw and flour mills.

American Fork, Population 5,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Item M. L. Scott Sat. Ind. 1892

Lehi City, Population 2,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Banner Lehi Pub. Co. Thur. Ind. 1891

Parson City, Population 2,135

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Globe Rognon & Scott Sat. Ind. 1891

Provo City Population 5,109

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Business Journal B. Y. A. Students Month Ind. 1893
Dispatch Dispatch Pub. Co. Daily Ind. 1890
Dispatch Semi-Weekly Edition We.-Sa. Ind. 1890
Enquirer Enquirer Co Daily Rep. 1873
Enquirer Semi-Weekly Edition Tu.-Fr. Rep. 1873
Normal L. E. Eggertsen Su.-Mo. Education 1890

Springville Population 3,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
independent D. C. Johnson Friday Ind. 1891

Weber County

Population 23,005. Partly mountainous; the streams render large tracts' of land productive. There are several saw, flour, planing and woolen mills. Products: wheat, corn, barley, potatoes,
fruits, butter; live-stock.

Ogden, Population 14,889

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Journal of Commerce Journal Com. Co. Month Commer 1886
Standard Standard Pub Co. Daily Rep. 1788
Standard Semi-Weekly Edition We.-Sa Rep. 1888
Trade Review Kennedy & Pulver Month Trade 1892

Pacific States Newspaper Index

Source: Pacific States Newspaper Directory, Sixth Edition, Palmer & Rey Type Foundry, San Francisco, 1894

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