Lorenzo Snow, Oct 13, 1899; Friday

-- Oct 13, 1899; Friday
Presidents Lorenzo Snow and Joseph F. Smith were at the office; President [George Q.] Cannon, their associate, being on his way to New York City.

In response to a telegram sent yesterday, President Benjamin Cluff Jr., of the Brigham Young Academy at Provo [Utah], came to the office today and met with Presidents Snow and Smith. Present also at the interview, which was strictly private, President A[nthony]. W. Ivins, of the Mexican Mission; Elders Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith and George Reynolds.

Among the callers this morning was Governor [Frank] Steunenberg, of Idaho, and was accompanied by Elder Ben E. Rich.

At four o'clock in the afternoon there was a private interview between the Presidency--Lorenzo Snow and Joseph F. Smith--and Governor Heber M. Wells; the latter having been sent for. (1)

-- Oct 14, 1899
Salt Lake County attorney declines to issue warrant for President Lorenzo Snow due to insufficient evidence of unlawful cohabitation. (2)

-- Oct 17, 1899; Tuesday
Presidents Lorenzo Snow and Joseph F. Smith were at the office; President [George Q.] Cannon in the East.

Bishop Walter J. Beatie, of the Seventeenth ward, Salt Lake City, brought to the office a check for $305, with four shares of sugar stock, worth on the market today fifteen dollars a share. This means was turned over to the Church in compliance with the wishes of the late Sister Hannah Conklin Faetute, an old member of that Ward, who recently died, leaving her affairs in the hands of Bishop Beatie. He, after paying the funeral and other expenses of the deceased, thus turned over the balance, according to her desire.

Brother Robert R. Anderson, who had been employed to audit the books of the Salt Lake and Los Angeles Railroad and Saltair Beach Companies, made his report to the auditing committee this afternoon. (1)

-- Wednesday, Oct 18, 1899
[Apostle John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

Anthon H. Lund and I called upon President Angus M. Cannon and talked over the division of the Salt Lake Stake. I paid to W. C. Spence in behalf of McHale to aid in the bringing of his wife from Illinois $15.00. A large number of Elders were set apart for Missions at the Annex of the Temple today.

R. R. Anderson read the result of his finding in Auditing the Acounts of the Los Angeles R.R. and Saltair Beach to Prest. Lorenzo Snow, Francis M. Lyman, Heber J. Grant, Myself and Rudger Clawson. There was some strange things.

I paid Heber J. Grant


" '' '' '' & Co.

$8.00 (3)

1 - First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve minutes
2 - On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com
3 - 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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