hyrum bowman had molasses mill in richmond Utah
and I e> Interesting Views Taken at Richmond The high school bulldln? at Rich- L. D. S. tabernacle, and the lower mond is shown at the upper left. At the upper right Is the Benson stake photo shows a section of Main street, City Beautifying Plan Goes Ahead Richmond Gains High Rank As Dairy Center of Cache; Town Has Glowing History RICHMOND—Known by many as the dairy center of Cache county, Richmond still ranks first place for dairy herds and most of its population of more than 1000 still depend nn these herds for at a district district-and organization, the 01 F L A. various business present RICHMOND Scout Jamboree Rail Plans Told Special Train Scheduled to Leave Pocatello for U. S. Capital Contract Let for Remova of Houses, Buildings on 'Company Row' POCATELLO, Idaho—Satisfactory progress is being made in the plan o the city to obtain a lease on the prop srty extending from Bonneville t Lander streets and east of the Harrison Harrison alley in the program to beautify the area, it was reported here Friday. Friday. a livelihood. Richmond is located in the northern part of Cache county, about 15 miles north of Logan, thu county seat. Like most of the other county towns,, the history of Richmond is interesting, as it was here that several clashes with the Indians took place. In 1855 John Bair and Nels Empy and others others first visited the location of Richmonc" and were impressed with the many streams and springs and heavy growth of grasses However, it was not until July, 1859, wher Mr. Bair and several others came to Cache valley to settle, and, as the settlers of Logan Logan had already taken land near Summit Creek, which later became Smithfield, these partners went farther 'north and decided to locate near the stream now known as City „„.:.,„ i ar or creek They began to build log cabins near a large spring later caned Brower spring, and in thl fall went to Salt Lake valley for their families, coming back later when the settlement of Richmond was founded. by the Monday the al un John Marj Sked The first log houses were built \fr\ Moroni Cole ami John Bair on the bank of the creek on the west side of the present state highway. Later other log houses were built south imd east, near the' Brower spring. Being the farthest settlement north and quite a distance from Maughan's Fort (Wellsville) and Logan, the settlers here had to take extra precautions against Indian at- tracks, so a temporary fort was con- itructed near Brower's spring. Because of the lateness of the ieason when the settlers arrived here was no harvest during the irst year. Cottonwood logs along High creek and Cherry creek and line logs near the foot of Mount STebo were obtained to build the og houses and furnish fuel. Some of the families lived in dugouts until until the next year, when they had more time to build log houses. The •spring of the year found the setters setters breaking the land and preparing preparing it for crops. Water Important Fnc.tor Irrigation water was the important important factor for the success of the settlement and, preparatory to securing securing water, a small ditch was made in the fall of 1859 to take the water out of Cherry creek that they might have water in ample time for the crops the following season. A dam was also placed across City creek, where a number of smal pieces of land could be irrigated Some of the settlers did not remain long at Richmond, but moved to was succeeded later by M. W. Merrill. Merrill. Shortly afterward the settlement settlement was incorporated with W. D. Hcndricks as mayor. During this time a militia was organized with Thomas Whittle as major, W. C. Lewis, captain, and Richard Prater 0.3 bugler. The first town marshal was N. R. Lewis. Like most other pioneer settlements settlements of the west, the first public POCATELLO, Idaho — Following a meeting here this week, between representatives of various railroad passenger department agents and D. C. Watkins, Pocatello, executive of the Tendoy council, Boy Scouts, arrangements arrangements for transportation to the national jamboree were announced. C. H. S-iltmarsh, general passenger agent of the Union Pacific system, at Salt Lake City, Utah; E. F. Cowperthwaite, Cowperthwaite, district passenger agent for the Pennsylvania .Railroad company 3t Denver; George W. Terry, general gent foe, the Wab'ash Railway company company at Salt Lake City, and George V. Girard, Pocatello, ticket agent for he Oregon Short Line railroad, were n conference. It was decided that a special train would be made up at Pocatello, to be routed through Chicago and Detroit Detroit to the Hudson river and down that river to New York City by boat and then to Washington, D. C., after a day's stay in New York City. It would return by way of St. Louis, said Mr. Watkins. The fare, including Pullman, meals and a hotel room in New York for one day would cost each scout $82.50, Mr. Watkins said. An alternate and Elmer V. Smith, president .of the city council, who recently returned from Salt Lake City, Utah, said he had talked with officials of the Ore- goon Short Line railroad, who are planning to remove 17 buildings on Harrison avenue, known in this city building constructed was a combination combination meeting and school house built of logs hauled from Mounl Nebo in the spring of 1880. The building was constructed near the site of the present opera house anc Cor years as "company row." Some of the structures were moved to make way for the construction of the new Center street subway. The city officials hope to obtain a low cost lease on the property on either side of the subway at the west end and and to park the area. Mr. Smith said he learned, Ketchum Builders Supply company of Salt Lake City has received a contract contract from the Oregon Short Line railroad to remove the 17 buildings and that work on the job will begin about April 1. Although plans of the city are complete, the officials intend to create additional parking space for automobiles automobiles and to plant trees, .-shrubs and grass in the section. The alley in the rear of the business houses ihat section will be widened easier access. direct route can bs had for $45.25, with'an additional $5 for Pullman accommodations, accommodations, Mr. Watkins added. He expects at least 100 scouts and scouters from Tendoy council will make the trip. help settle other places, where they the opportunities were who Friday East be All attend. thought better. During the first days of the settlement, settlement, the pioneers were scattered, and Brigliam Young warned the settlers settlers of the danger of the Indians attacking them and told them to construct n. fort and live more closely closely together for protection. "As you are now," he said, "a few Indians could make a rnid some night and kill half of you off before the other half would know it." The setticrs followed the church leader's advice and constructed a fort near Brower spring, A public corral was also built, where all the horses and cattle belonging belonging to the settlers were guarded every night so they could not be the first day school was held with Henry Standage.and D. P. Rainey' as teachers. John Robinson wns in charge of the first Sunday school. Prior to the construction of the school and meeting house, all meetings meetings were held in homes of the settlers. settlers. In 1864, a larger log house was built to take the place of the first school house. Like other Cache valley and Utah communities, Richmond did its share in sending men and ox teams to Missouri to help poor immigrants to come to Utah. Among the first industries was a shingle mill, built by W. D. Hendricks, Hendricks, who also built the first grist mill. Later n sawmill wns built by Mr. Hendricks and W. T. Van Noy A molasses mill was constructed by Hyrum Bowman, just cast of the settlement, and all the cane sugar was brought here from which the molasses was made. For a few years until sugar became more plentifu and cheaper, this was an importanl industry. Today, a flour mil! and the Sego milk plant nre the two leading in dustries of Richmond. As hns been said, Richmond i known as the dairy center of Ca.ch valley. The first purebred stock wa brought here by John T. Cainc, no\ of Logaru Mr. Caine imported th famous Jersey herd. Later, the Hoi-; street, had by and police alley, him a'| Women's Federation Of Clubs to Sponsor Contest for Posters The Sail Lake City Federation of iVomcn's Clubs will sponsor a poster contest among Salt Lake City school children as a part of its lilac drive, officials announced Saturday. Three groups of prizes will be of- ered for posters promoting the lilac drive. One will be awarded to students students in the high schools, one will consist of a first prize of $5 and a second prize of $2.50; another will ae among junior high school students, and will include two similar prizes, and the thir'd will be among children in elementary schools and will include include copies of a children's book as prizes. All entries must be no larger than 18 inches by 24 inches, must be origi nal and mint be accompanied by .-statements of teachers to the effect that older persons have not aided in drawing the posters. Entries must be submitted to The Salt Lake Trib line-Telegram library not later than April 1. Main Highivays In Good Shape Despite recent heavy snows rain throughout the state, main highways are clear and other roads general are passable, the state commission reported Saturday. Although the Spanish Fork to Colorado line highway, U. S. 50, is reported good, the commission equipment has been busy clearing a of snow from the highway at Soldier Summit. Generally ihe canyon roads reported slippery, although passable. Soldier creek junction to My ton passable, but slippery. The Crescent, via Monticello, highway to the Colorado line is good to Moab, fair Monticello and passable to the although it i.s rough nnd wet in Levan to Gunnison is reported except for eight miles of construc- lamous jersev neru. I-.HIL-I, LUC nui- _. ? r> 1 T 1 1 stein and Durham were introduced \VomSn SnOttY I 1 01111(1 in frhn rnuntv. •' By Boys in Old Kiln in the county. In 191 n tho first Black and White day was held at Richmond, which was also the first one in the state. During the succeeding years, this celebration has grown to be one of the outstanding dairy exhibitions in the state, and irom this other Utah Law Violators Fined in Police Court Judge C. F. Dalby, in court Saturday, fined five men pleaded guilty to liquor possession, a total of $180. Liquor fines January 1 total $17,746.50. The men fined were T. 15, 502 South State street, $50; Jones, 68, five South State Ed West, 36, 136 East South street, and Bill Jones, 46, 233 State street, $35 each, while Amicone, 30, 78 West Second street, was fined $25. a strong-headed settler refused to follow the advice of President Young, and how the settlers staged an "Indian raid," scaring the settler so bad that he moved to the fort the next day. Dispute Over Name How Richmond received its name has caused many a dispute and to this day it is still an opsn question. Some sny that it was nnmcd in honor of C. C. Rich, apostle of the arraigned Judgc'L. D. S. church, while others claim com-! that it received its name from the again.stjrich, deep soil of the section. Howa ThC|ever, in the spring of 1860 the Rich- for!mond L. D. S. ward was organized Jwith Thomas Tidwell as bishop, who| public library. Among- the Richmond breeders responsible responsible for the first Black and White show, and who deserve credit for its growth, are Nephi and Parley Nelson, Albert Fisher, J. W. Hendricks, Hendricks, Charley Merrill, C. Z. Harris, Fred Whittle, George Webb, C. L. Funk, Lennder Peart, Cyrus Bullen, Robinson brothers, Harris brothers, J. W. Funk and Sam Hendricks. Aniong the Utah State Agricultural college men who helped were John T. Caine III and W. E. Carroll. The Holstcin breed did not become become r,n prominent until the establishment establishment of milk condcnsaries. Richmond has the North Cache high school, one grade school and a The body of a woman, identified as Mrs. Daisy Bonncr Cash, 45. 763 Windsor street, was found Saturday morning in an old lime kiln north of Wasatch Springs plunge, police reported. reported. The body was discovered by sorr.e aoys playing around the kiln, police said. Dr. Henry Raile, police surgeon, surgeon, said the woman had died from poison, apparenliy taken with suicidal suicidal intent. She had been dead several several days. The body was taken to the city morgue, where relatives identified it Saturday night. Mrs. Ci.«h was the widow of Walter Cash and is survived by her parents. Mr. mid Mrs. Thomas Bonnsr of He- bsr City: three daughters, Mrs. Leo HowlrU of Salt Lake City. Mrs. Jo.=- eph Murdock and Cnllean Cash of Heber City. Three brothers and two .sisters also survive. Tattoo May Trap Thief, Police Hope KAN'SAS CITY. Mo.. March 23 (UP)—The battle of Manila bay may prove as disastrous to a Mr. John Doe on the police list as it was to the Spaniards Spaniards on that spring day before the turn of the century. For the battle of Manila recorded with a tattoo pencil on Mr. Doe's chest, is the distinguishing mark by which police will know when they have caught up with their quary. James Malcolm, tattoo artist, informed officers the man made off with a tattoo machine worth $10 and clothing and cn^h amounting to $24, all belong- 'inx to Malcolm. Some other artist h;id tattooed the batlle scene nn Ihe man's chest, Malcolm said.