Saturday, October 3, 2015

When Heber Met Brigham

What was the situation when a very young Heber J. Grant met Brigham Young?
a.                  Brigham caught him stealing fruit from his orchard
b.                  Heber was called to be the youngest speaker in a General Conference
c.                   Brigham caught him riding on the runners of his sled
d.                  Heber was dating one of Brigham’s daughters
Yesterday’s answer:
(D)   Horse racing
Rebecca Mace recorded the following preaching she heard from the mouth of their Stake President, President Paxman of the Juab Stake on Sunday, March 17th, 1895:
Spoke upon tithing, word of wisdom, politics, horse racing, card playing, gambling, etc.

Kenneth W. Godfrey, Audrey M. Godfrey, and Jill Mulvay Derr, Women’s Voices: An Untold History of The Latter-day Saints 1830-1900 (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1982), 390.

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