Lorenzo Snow, Oct 17, 1898

-- Oct 17, 1898
At a meeting of the Directors of Z.C.M.I., held at 11 o'clock this morning, President Lorenzo Snow presided for the first time as President of that institution.

A few days ago Bishop William B. Preston spoke to President Snow about selling some land owned by the Church at Mesa [Arizona], but at present occupied by Pres[ident]. C[ollins]. R. Hakes, of the Maricopa Stake. Bishop Preston had been offered for this land $1,500. To-day Elder Brigham Young [Jr.] represented to President Snow that Bro[ther]. Hakes was completely broken up financially, and that the occupation of this land would help him to live. It was decided not to sell the Mesa farm, but to let Bro[ther]. Hakes have the use of it for the present, and Bishop Preston was so informed.

President Andrew Kimball of the St. Joseph [Arizona] Stake, had a conversation with the First Presidency about a canal enterprise, which the people of his Stake had entered into, and of the final outcome of which great hopes were entertained. ... (1)

-- Oct 18, 1898 (Tuesday)
Presidents Lorenzo Snow and Joseph F. Smith, Apostle Franklin D. Richards, Gov. Heber M. Wells and others left Salt Lake City, for Omaha, Neb., to visit the Trans-Mississippi Exposition. (2)

1 - Journal History; Abraham Owen Woodruff, Diary
2 - Jenson, Andrew, Church Chronology

LDS History Chronology: Lorenzo Snow

Mormon History Timeline: the life of Lorenzo Snow


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