Thursday, June 21, 2012

Head Star Gazer

When the Utah Territorial Legislature created the Superintendent of Meteorological Observations who was called to fill the position?

A)                 Orson Hyde

B)                 W. W. Phelps

C)                 Emmeline B. Wells

D)                 Clarissa Young

Yesterday’s answer:

(C) Learn telegraphy

At the time when the Deseret Telegraph Company was organized, young people received Church assignments to learn telegraphy during the 1860’s.

Sherry Pack Baker, “Mormon Media History Timeline, 1827-2007, BYU Studies, Volume 47, Number 4, 2009, 121.

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