LDS Tithing History, Thursday, Nov 14, 1901

LDS Tithing Chronology

-- Thursday, Nov 14, 1901
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] A question arose as to the distribution of the 10% allowed bishops for the handling of tithes in the stakes of Zion, and it was decided by unanimous vote that the distribution be made by the presidency of each stake, associated with the bishops. (1)

-- Monday, Nov 18, 1901
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] payment of their tithes and thus opened up the way, through the wise and prudent management of affairs, for substantial and permanent relief to the church. (1)

-- Tuesday, Nov 19, 1901
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Revenue acct. (including and comprehending cash and produce tithing, dividends, rents, interest recd., &c. (1)

-- Thursday, Nov 21, 1901
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Remarks, Pres. Jos. F. Smith. He expressed pleasure and satisfaction in being present and spoke in a very delightful strain upon the important subject of marriage and urged the bishops to see to it that the young people in their wards entered into these sacred relations. No man or woman could enter into a fullness of exaltation and glory outside of the marriage covenant. Spoke very strongly and forcibly upon the evil of indebtedness and counseled the bishops and counselors present who are financially involved to free themselves at the earliest possible moment from every such obligation. If you wish to get out of debt, pay your tithing. I prophesy that the man who will do this will be able to free himself sooner than he could otherwise do. When we again meet at Brother Miller's in this capacity, I trust that Pres. [Frank Y.] Taylor will be able to report that the table has been cleared from all indebtedness. There is no more important and responsible c
alling [in] the church than (1)

-- Thursday, Dec 5, 1901
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] The clerk read a communication from Geo. Reynolds and Jas. E. Talmage, committee on museum building. The necessity of a new building or home for the Deseret Museum was pointed out, and they suggested that a piece of land suitable for such purpose be given them on block 88 (the tithing office block). It was moved that the matter be referred to a special committee to be appointed by Pres. Smith. Pres. Smith appointed A. H. Lund, J. H. Smith, and Geo. Reynolds as said committee. (1)

1 - Stan Larson (editor), A Ministry of Meetings: The Apostolic diaries of Rudger Clawson, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1993

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