sSSmitU THE DESERET EjMS'LE a. Printed 'by tbe Pupils in tho Deaf Nlvite Department of the University of Deaeret. VOLUME I NUMBER 2. SALT LAKE' CITY," UTAH, OCTOBER 25, 1E89 i MS&iVsmissSSsA The University of Deseret was incorporated, by act of the Territorial Legislature, February 2Sth 1850 under the name of tho University of the State of D&eret. The" University" was first opened for the reception of btudents in No vember hi charge with Dr. CyniRCoJlin fX rs 1 ?, IwifeSf dad the same year by Professor Orson Spencer, A. M and W. W. Phelpe. Owing, however, to the lack of funds and limited patronage, instruction was soon difcoutin-ue- d ........ of Mr. I). O. Calder and was conducted as a commercial school until the 8th of March 18C9 wheu Dr. John R. Park was placed in charge. During the first year of Dr. Park's and the ''University" hd on- superintendence thare were 22:'. ly a nominal exNtance until Nov students. The second year there em her. '8fi7. The scl o ! sh thn were 546, arid the third ynir 60. Dr. f'oljiiis was surcce- - j reorganize d -- unrit-- r ihe u er Mum . : Continue 1 011 ja-fcS- .