-- Nov 21, 1898; Monday
... Attorney F[ranklin]. S. Richards called upon Pres[iden]t. [Lorenzo] Snow and submitted for his signature legal papers transfering the Deseret News Publishing Company's business to the Trustee-in-trust. At the same time, the Trustee-in-trust signed obligations assuming the indebtedness of the Deseret News Publishing Company, amounting to $108,364.08, this includes the amount which the Deseret News Publishing Company owes to the Deseret News Company in turning back the business and plant. The Deseret News Company conveys all its real estate by deed and all its personal property and assets by bill of sale to the Trustee-in-trust. A schedule accompanied these papers showing in detail the business involved in the transfer.
... A telegram was received by the Presidency from Elder A[braham]. O[wen]. Woodruff, dated yesterday at St. Johns, Arizona, and having reference to the sealing of young people outside the Temple. The telegram read: "Shall I do it? reply at once". The following answer was sent: "Such authority cannot be given at present" (Signed) Lorenzo Snow. (1)
-- Tuesday, Nov 22, 1898
[Apostle John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City
I met with Lorenzo Snow, Geo. Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, and Franklin D. Richards. We talked over Church affairs and decided to Issue bonds.
I was home part of the day. I spent some time at the Wasatch building. (2)
1 - First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve minutes
2 - Jean Bickmore White (editor), Church, State, and Politics: The Diaries of John Henry Smith, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1990, http://bit.ly/johnhenrysmith
LDS History Chronology: Lorenzo Snow
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