LDS History, Nov 5, 1903

-- Nov 5, 1903
Church purchased Carthage Jail. (1)

The Church announces the purchase of Carthage Jail, where the Prophet Joseph Smith, and his brother Hyrum were Martyred. (2)

-- Nov 6, 1903
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Sends important letter to unidentified person but does not explain nature of it. (3)

-- Nov 7, 1903
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Attends family reunion with Lydia and children in honor of father's seventy-seventh birthday. (3)

-- Dec 11, 1903
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Attends reception by Salt Lake temple workers in honor of John R. Winder. (3)

-- Dec 19, 1903
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Receives important letter, which makes him happy, then sends important Christmas present to unidentified "special" friend. (3)

-- 1903
Church Membership at end of year: 304,901
New Converts : 5,796
Percent Change from previous year: 1.94% (4)

[Joseph Smith] February - Despite allegations and controversy, Reed Smoot is allowed to be seated in the Senate. (5)

[Joseph Smith] January - Reed Smoot, an apostle, is elected by the state legislature to the 58th congress as a U.S. Senator. Controversy over his election arises immediately. (5)

[Joseph Smith] March - Reed Smoot takes the senatorial oath and formally becomes a member of the senate. (5)

-- During 1903-1907
[Periodicals] Elder's Journal, The; Southern States Atlanta, Georgia and Mission Chattanooga, Tennessee (Periodical) (6)

-- 1904 June
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Visits Panguitch, Kanab, St. George, and Parowan stakes. (3)

-- Jan 1, 1904-
[Heber J. Grant] 1906, December 5 (7)

1 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
2 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, United Kingdom, "On This Day,"
3 - Larsen, Stan (editor), A Ministry of Meetings:The Apostolic Diaries of Rudger Clawson, Significant Mormon Diaries Series No. 6, A Rudger Clawson Chronology, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City 1993
4 - Wikipedia, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Membership History,
5 - Wikipedia, 20th Century (Mormonism),
6 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol.4, Appendix 3: Church Periodicals
7 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Heber J. Grant, Salt Lake City, Utah
Mormon History Timeline /Chronology