As I read the pioneer journals I often come across entries that cause me to smile, and in some cases chuckle. As different as our world is from what the pioneer’s daily routine may have been, there are some things which will never change. In 1878, pioneer Mary Tanner complained of what, that is still a complaint today?
A) Big government
B) Prices in the stores
C) Men not putting down the toilet seat
D) Getting children ready for church
(A) Sunday schools
Stakes were large in the early 1900’s. The Utah Stake had forty-nine Sunday Schools organized with a total enrollment of eleven thousand Saints.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church History In The Fulness Of Time (Salt Lake City: Published by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1993), 459.