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  • Page 275

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    June 2, 1883 out on a level Barren plain but when the soil was wattered crops would grow we road after dinner 12 Miles to Castle Dale 12 Miles & stoped for the night with President Larson the President of the Emery Stake Distance of the day 42 Miles I was vary weary Brother Cannon & Taylor went to Orangeville and attended the young People Mutual. Br C Rodes went with us I had a good Deal of conversation with ...
    Dates:
    June 3, 1883 June 4, 1883
  • Page 276

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    June 4, 1883 Prayer By Jasper Peterson. T E Taylor spoke 25 M A. M. Cannon 32 W Woodruff 45. We drove to Huntington Met with Bishop Cox and talked with him He resigned his office as Bishop. we Met with the People & Presented his resignation to the people and his resignation was excepted [accepted] W Woodruff spoke upon the subject We asked the People who they would have for a Bishop & the People called for ...
    Dates:
    June 5, 1883 June 6, 1883
  • Page 277

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    June 6, 1883 100 feet in length when on the summit we had a view of the country for 20 or 30 miles around we passed through several Miles of snow sheds we leave the water of the gunn- ison river at the summit * ^[FIGURES]^ when we commenced to descend we reached the Head waters of the Arkansas River The gunnison runs into the pacific & the Arkansas into the Atlantic, we passed through Black Canyon before we reached the summit the perpendicular ragged walls rose over our heads from 1000 to 3000 feet on our ...
  • Page 278

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    June 6, 1883 danger, and when we arived at the Bottom we breathed much freer we arived at Pueblo in the Evening we here took supper and changed cars we took sleeping cars and arived at Denver at I oclok. Distance of the day 331 Miles June 7, 1883 ~ Thursday 7 We arose and found ourselves in Denver we went to the American Hotel & took breakfast After which BMr W. N. Babcock general Agent of Chicago and ...
    Dates:
    June 7, 1883 June 8, 1883
  • Page 279

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    June 9, 1883 ~ Saturday June 9, 1883 We found 5 1/2 inches of snow on the ground this morning we met in council on the organization of the stake and agreed to organize it into a stake. we met at 10 oclok in the New school House Prayer By J Morgan W Woodr- uff spoke 20 minuts B Young 30, J Morgan spoke 30 M. Afternoon Prayer By Wm Christionson Statistics read the following is reported 9 Seventies, 9 High Priests ...
    Dates:
    June 9, 1883 June 10, 1883
  • Page 280

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    July [June] 190 1883 we ordained 10 High Priest, 11 High Council. We ordained 1 Bishop & 5 councillors to the Bishops W Woodruff [ordained] 3 High priests & 3 High Council & 2 councillors to Bishops. W Woodruff J F Smith & Silas S. Smith made some remarks. We held a Meeting in the Evening with the Young People J F Smith spoke 40 M B Young 15 M W Woodruff 40 M June 11, 1883 ~ Monday 11 We Administered to ...
    Dates:
    June 11, 1883 June 12, 1883 June 13, 1883
  • Page 281

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    June 14, 1883 ~ Thursday June 14, 1883 [FIGURE] I went to the office & receivd 8 Letters I spent the day in the office June 15, 1883 ~ Friday 15 I spent the day in the office & went to the Musical concert in the Evening to hear the celebrated Thomas with his great Musical concert June 16, 1883 ~ Saturday 16 I spent the forenoon in the office Attended Thomases concert in the Afternoon And attended the CTheater in the Evening & Heard Barrett Represent Richelieu ...
    Dates:
    June 14, 1883 June 15, 1883 June 16, 1883 June 17, 1883 June 18, 1883 June 19, 1883 June 20, 1883 June 21, 1883
  • Page 282

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    June 21, 1883 were soon on fire I vary soon saw the Big Tabernacle start to blaze on the East side of the Roof soon an opening was made through the gates and a Man was got on the top of the Roof of the Tabernacle with a Bucket of water allthough He was 40 feet above the fire he flung the water and it struck square into the fire and put it mostly out He still called for water but I could find No buckets I ran home got a Bucket & key & opened ...
    Dates:
    June 22, 1883 June 23, 1883
  • Page 283

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    June 23 1883 Funeral of Bishop L E. Harrington we met at the House and followed the corpse to the Meeting House which was filled to overflowing The servises commenced at 10 oclok Prayer By Brother Paxman W Woodruff spoke 25 M. A short synopsis is published in D News of June 25/83 He was followed By L W Hardy, R T Burton, John Sharp A. O. Smoot M Tanner, Dusenbury Masen &
    Dates:
    June 24, 1883
  • Page 284

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    [FIGURE] David Evans June 24, 1883 He was followed By L. W. Hardy, R. T. Burton A. O. Smoot A R Anderson who spoke of Jeppa Larson Bishop Collar closed. At the close of the services we took the car and returned home. Distance of the day 60 M June 25, 1883 ~ Monday 25 [FIGURE] I received 2 letters from A E Hinkley & M. S. Ray I ...
    Dates:
    June 25, 1883 June 26, 1883 June 27, 1883 June 28, 1883 June 29, 1883 June 30, 1883 July 1, 1883 July 2, 1883
  • Page 285

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    July 7, 1883 ~ Saturday July 7, 1883 I took cars this Morning with President Taylor & council and several other Brethren to go to Huntsville to dedicate the new Meeting house there we rode to Ogden and the Presidency held 2 meetings there I was suffering with the Head Ake and went to bed And in the Afternoon we rode up the Ogden Canyon to Huntsville I spent the night at Br Neilsons 55 miles July 8, 1883 ~ ...
    Dates:
    July 7, 1883 July 8, 1883 July 9, 1883
  • Page 286

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    June 9, 1883 we then returned back to Huntsville distance of the day 16 m I held a Meeting at 28 oclok I spoke one hour & spent the night at Br Hammands July 10, 1883 ~ Tuesday 10. Br Hammond took us in his carriage and took us to Ogden 15 Miles we took the 10 oclok train & returned to S L City at Noon I went to the office, [FIGURE] & received 2 letters distance ...
    Dates:
    July 10, 1883 July 11, 1883 July 12, 1883 July 13, 1883
  • Page 287

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    [FIGURES] On the 10 July 1883 David ^P^ Rich &Son of Charles C Rich and Rudolph Smith Adopted son of Elias Smith went into Zions Savings Bank a little after 4 oclok & David Rich struck Br B. H. Schetler with a rod of Iron with a not on such as goes through the End gate of a waggon and split his scalp down from the schull in the shape of a horse shue down over his face they knocked ...
    Dates:
    July 14, 1883 July 15, 1883 July 16, 1883 July 17, 1883
  • Page 288

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    July 18, 1883 ~ Wednesday July 18, 1883 [FIGURES] I receivd 3 letters to day from Hinkley & Ray & Foster I Attended council in the Gardo House in the forenoon on Land Matters. The Central Pacific Rail Road Company offered to sell to the Mormons all there lands in Utah Territory amounting to some 1,200000 Acres for about $1,000000 But on investigation it was shone that nine tenths of it was Mountain and Desert & could not ...
    Dates:
    July 18, 1883 July 19, 1883 July 20, 1883 July 21, 1883 July 22, 1883
  • Page 289

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    July 22 W Woodruff spoke 10 M, J F Smith 45 M. Afternoon Met at 2 oclok Prayer By R N Alread sacramet Administered. The Authorities of the Church presented and sustained W Woodruff spoke 50 M. E Snow spoke 25 M Evening Meeting Prayer By E Stephenson Joseph F Smith spoke One hour & 25 M. He spoke upon the Marriage in Cana at Galilee He thought Jesus was the Bridgegroom and Mary & Martha the brides. He also refered to Luke 10
  • Page 290

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    July 22, 1883 Hands and given to another People. It has been said that the Law upon the Patriarchal order of Marriage has caused more sorrow to the Daughters of Eve than any other Law Ever revealed to man. If this is the case it is in consequence of the fals traditions of the children of Men. The Lord never gave any law to any of the children of men by keeping of which will give the same Exhaltation & Glory as the Law of the Patriarchal order of Marriage Also any People who habide ...
    Dates:
    July 23, 1883 July 24, 1883
  • Page 291

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    July 24, 1883 Erastus Snow opened By Prayer after singing two hymns W. Woodruff Dismissed. The servises of the Afternoon continued 2 Hours was then dismissed By President Taylor there was About 10000 persons present through the day There was also a Baloon Asscention from the 8 ward square A Man & woman went up How many more 24 of July I shall live to see time may Determine July 25, 1883 ~ Wednesday 25 [FIGURES] I received 2 letters to day I wrote one ...
    Dates:
    July 25, 1883 July 26, 1883 July 27, 1883 July 28, 1883 July 29, 1883
  • Page 294

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    July 30, 1883 ~ Monday July 30 1883 [FIGURE] I received 2 letters from The secretary of the Interior & Sarah. I made arangements for the shipment of the Boiler and freight to St George 12000 lbs this including 500 firebrick I went to the farm & Back 6 M July 31, 1883 ~ Tuesday 31. I spent the day in the office writing August 1, 1883 ~ Wednesday Aug 1. I spent the forenoon ...
    Dates:
    July 30, 1883 July 31, 1883 August 1, 1883 August 2, 1883 August 3, 1883 August 4, 1883