Sunday, July 8, 2012

Illuminated Baptisms

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 During the Kirtland years, what was seen at the place of baptism during the night hours?

A)                 A pillar of fire

B)                 A pillar of light

C)                 Angels with torches

D)                 Two moons

Yesterday’s answer:

D.   Deseret Telegraph Company

This telegraph company was established on January 18, 1867. In 1876 the rest of the world learned of Custer’s last stand at the Little Big Horn through the Deseret Telegraph Company. This company was later sold to Western Union in 1900 for $10,000.

Leonard J. Arrington, “The Deseret Telegraph—A Church-Owned Public Utility.”Journal of Economic History 11 (1951), 117-39; Leonard J. Arrington, Great Basin Kingdom: Economic History of the Latter-day Saints, 1830-1900 (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1958), 228-31, 407.

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