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Salt Lake County – Large Skull


Interesting Discovery While Excavnt
ing for Prof Pauls Now Residence
In City Creek canyon Juet beyom
Kourth stieet Messrs MIclAlson aiu
Ashton Imvo Just begun the construe
tlon of n new residence which IH If
bo the homo of President Paul of tin
Lattprday Saints University WhIU
excavating the basement thin inoinlnt
tho oikmcn came upon the bones of II
human being n n deph of several feet
Tho entlio skeleton still In n fair state
of preservation was found The skull
which Is large mmetrlcal and wel
developed Is evidently that of u ma ¬
ture nnd brainy Caucasian The kple
ton will bo presented to the Lattcrdaj
HnlntH1 University In all probability
It Is the last mortal temulns of pome
curly pioneer before the days of publli
cemeteries or of some trapper who
HUM and died hereabouts before tin
arrival of pioneers No marks of vio ¬
lence ate discernible from u cursoij
examination of tho skull and the othoi

  1. Deseret evening news. [volume], October 23, 1903, Last Edition, Page 5, Image 5

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