old died last evening of scarlet fever & bronchitis. Elder returned this
afternoon from a missionary tour of Southern & northern .
March 19, 1898 ~ Saturday
Sat Mar 19th I staid at home to day, and rested myself.
March 20, 1898 ~ Sunday
Sun Mar 20. At home this morning, and attended the funeral services of the late Bishop
at 2 pm at the . The
QChoir sang "O my Father". Prayer by
Bp . A club of singers sang "Not dead by [but] sleepeth". Bro. briefly addressed the meeting, followed by Bp. and
Prest each referring to the life and integrity of Bp Morris.
Prest spoke very impressivley for 45 minutes and I followed him
speaking 10 minutes. The Choir sang "Rest, Rest, for the weary soul". Benediction
by Prest . There were 45 carriages formed in the procession
to the . I drove home from the .
March 21, 1898 ~ Monday
Mon Mar 21st It snowed till 2 pm. I went to the office this morning, received
a letter from from Constantinople also a birthday card: very
busy all day in meetings on financial matters went home at 430 pm.
March 22, 1898 ~ Tuesday
Tues Mar 22. drove to the office, am feeling well in my health and spirits
we met several strangers this morning. I attended a meeting of the General
Church Board of Education this afternoon. I went home at 4 pm.
March 23, 1898 ~ Wednesday
Wed Mar 23. I did not have a very good night but feeling fairly well this morning
Went to the office. I answerd the letter from . very busy this afternoon
left for home at 4 pm.
March 24, 1898 ~ Thursday
Thur Mar 24th At the office. We met with Govr & party of
for a short time. I also attended my meeting at the at 11.30 a.m.
and was busy at the office during the afternoon, and went
home at 425 p.m having a slight cold.
March 25, 1898 ~ Friday
Fri Mar 25th My cold is troubling me, did not sleep well, concluded not
to go to the office this morning and sent word to Bro to that effect.