20 September 1891
Present on stand Councelor John Ross Elders John Johnson Pri[n]cipal of S.S. Academy & Elder Hansen of Elsinore. Singing. Prayer by J.H. Wells. Singing.
Sacrement administered by Elders E. Newby and L.H. Jackman.
Elder Johnson spoke on the necessity of the children of the Latter-day Saints obtaining a correct education. Showed the great good the Church schools were doing, explained the difference between Caracter and Repputation, gave a history of the organization of the Church school by Pres Brigham Young, and their growth in the past 15 years from 1 school to over 100 from 29 students to over 2,500, bore testimony etc.
Bro. Hansen. Bore testimony to the good effects of attendance at the Church Schools etc.
Elder John Ross. Corroborated the previous remarks. We are required to give our children a chance to learn the principles of the Gospel even if we must make sacrifises. Urged the Saints to endeaver to more earnestly sustain the Sabbath schools.
There is work for all in the Kingdom of God. And all are required to fullfill their part etc.
Singing. Benediction by Saml Wells.
27 September 1891
Present on the stand Bp Murdock and Councelors Ross and Hopkins. Singing
Sacrement administered by Elders E. Newby and J.H. Wells.
Elder Wm Shelton made a few remarks on his experience in the past, etc.
Bp Murdock. Did we understand who we were and the work that was required of us. Spoke on the imence work there was to do for those that had died w2ithout a knowledge of the Gospel spoke on the requirements to liberaly assist in the erection of sutible Buildings to worship in. This was the day of lethergy spoken of by Nephi. The Saints are required to become saviors on mount Zion. We must be up and reform our lives etc.
Singing. Benediction by Councelor Ross
4 October 1891
Present on the stand Bp Murdock and councelor Hopkins.
Singing. Prayer by Bp Murdock. Singing
No Sacrement administered.
Elder Thomas Ross Felt to exhort all to faithfulness, spoke on the many testimonys he had received in the past in regard to the truth of the gospel, etc.
Elder Geo Charlesworth. Wished to do his duty at all times. Was no speaker had not in the past improved his opportunity as he might Was satisfied this was the work of God, etc.
Councelor Hopkins. Bore testimony to the previous remarks etc.
Bp Murdock gave notice of the Defence fund and Tabernacle Fund being due also the Temple quarterly Donation
All were required to do their duty everyone must work out their own salvation, etc.
Singing. Benediction by Wm Shelton.
11 October 1891
No Clerk being present No Record taken
18 October 1891
Present Bp Murdock councelors J Ross Home Missionaries C Nelson J.C. Johnson and Elders R.R. [or B.B.?] Farnsworth and L.A. Bean of Stake Presidency of the Y.M.M.I.A.
Singing Prayer by J. Ross Singing
Elder Nielsen spoke at some length on Sabbath Breaking etc.
Elder Johnson spoke on the same subject also on keeping all the commandments of God etc.
Elder Farnsworth Presented the Manual of the General Superintendency of the Y.M.M.I. Associations for their guidence and control for the coming season. Gave some Instruction and Councel. Spoke on the duties of the Saints on the intentions of the Leaders to rush the Salt Lake Temple to completion as quick as possible all must seek the Holy Spirit to guide them the [through] the Numerous Trials the Saints must pass through etc.
Elder Bean This is an individual Work each and every one for themselves with the assistance of the Holy Spirit etc.
Bp Murdock Was pleased with the remarks made wished the Y.M.M.I.A. to commence their meetings on Monday Oct 26” The pushing of the Temple was significant to him at least etc. Singing. Benediction by Samuel Wells.
25 October 1891
Present on stand Bp Murdock Councelor Hopkins WH Clark of the Stake Presidency Elders J Ostlund & WA Warnock.
Singing. Prayer by Samuel Wells. Singing
Sacrement administered by councelor Hopkins and Elder G Charlesworth.
Elder Ostlund was pleased to meet the saints in Joseph The Saints are different from the world because we have got knowledge of God and his attributes Showed the absurdity of the sectarian idea of our He[a]venly Father etc Bore testimony of the Gospel etc.
Pres W.H. Clark. Spoke on the instructions of the speakers during the Semi Annual Conference. There is no excuse for an Elder not doing their duties as placed upon them by those over them in the Priesthood it must be first the Kingdom of God. Refered to the report of the Utah Commission to Congress of its falseness and baseness. Explained the nature of the resolutions adopted at the Conference on the Commission’s report to Congress. The contributions to the defence Fund was an absolute duty of the Saints to assist in building up the Kingdom wherever needed and that it was to be a perpetual Fund as long as needed the People were required to assist the Sugar Factory with their means by taking stock in the same. Spoke on establishing Church Classes in Religion in each Ward. The Saints are required to aid in completing the Temple in Salt Lake City as speedily as possible and all the Saints might contribute according to their means. Spoke on the building of the Tabernacle in Richfield etc
Singing Benediction by W.A. Warnock