Monday, March 13, 2017

He Stated This Was a Fraud

Sidney Rigdon’s son, John W., visited Utah in 1863 and stated that he discovered what was a fraud?
a.                  The Great Salt Lake
b.                  Brigham Young
c.                   The Mormon Church
d.                  The Book of Mormon
Yesterday’s answer:
b.   Used their petticoats
Cardston, Alberta:   Prairie fires often threatened the lives and property of the saints. One such fire started when a fire used to heat branding irons leaped a river in three different places and within three hours had left a twenty-five mile long path of ashes. All the community was on hand to drag cow hides or gunny sacks across the flame and to plow a fireguard. Once when a fire was noticed within the fireguard, four plucky girls removed their petticoats, soaked them in the stream and hurriedly “whipped the fire with sodden garments,” keeping it under control until help arrived.

A History of the Mormon Church in Canada (Lethbridge, Alberta: The Lethbridge Herald Co., 1968), 44.

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