Lorenzo Snow, Thursday, Dec 27, 1900

-- Thursday, Dec 27, 1900
[Apostle John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

At 11 a.m. Presidents Lorenzo Snow, Joseph F. Smith, Elders Brigham Young, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, A. H. Lund, Abraham O. Woodruff, Rudger Clawson, Reed Smoot and myself met at the President's office. We talked the political situation. Bro. Reed Smoot made a report of his trip to Washington. We came to no understanding as to what we had better do. (1)

-- Dec 27, 1900; Thursday
President [Lorenzo] Snow was feeling a little better this morning. At 11 o'clock the council meeting of the Presidency and the Apostles was held in the Temple. There were present Presidents Snow and [Joseph F.] Smith and Elders Brigham Young [Jr.], John Henry Smith, George Teasdale, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Anthon H. Lund, Abraham O[wen]. Woodruff, Rudger Clawson and Reed Smoot. ... President Lorenzo Snow represented the idea of reconstructing the Tabernacle organ and stated the condition that the organ was in. He said that the Kimball Company would reconstruct it and add all the modern improvements required for $12,000. The matter was discussed and the decision made that the organ should be reconstructed. ... (2)

-- Saturday, Dec 29, 1900
[Apostle John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

The day was spent at the Prest. L. Snow's office. We talked over the question of Reed Smoot being a candidate for the U.S. Senate. He determined not to run.

Prest. Lorenzo Snow, Joseph F. Smith, W. P. Preston, myself, and others agreed to have the great organ repaired at the possible cost of $12,000.00. The Groesbeck Co. declaired a 3 per cent dividend. (1)

-- Dec 31, 1900 (Monday)
General Church Board of Education: Lorenzo Snow, George Q. Cannon, Karl G. Maeser, Willard Young, Anthon H. Lund, James Sharp, Joseph F. Smith, John Nicholson and George Brimhall; George Reynolds, secretary. (3)

1 - 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
2 - First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve minutes
3 - Jenson, Andrew, Church Chronology

LDS History Chronology: Lorenzo Snow

Mormon History Timeline: the life of Lorenzo Snow


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