25 May 1878

Retrenchment Association; Fourteenth Ward Meetinghouse, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory

White building with wood trim

Salt Lake City Fourteenth Ward meetinghouse, circa 1890. (Courtesy Church History Library.)

[. . .] Counselor E. R. Snow presided, and after the usual exercises she addressed the meeting, giving an interesting account of her visit to some of the settlements north, and the cordial and hospitable reception everywhere given to herself and Mrs. [Elizabeth A.] Davis, who accompanied her. Miss Snow also spoke earnestly upon the storing of grain, and suggested to the sisters the propriety of raising beans for the same purpose; advised the sisters to use their utmost influence with the brethren to have beans planted wherever it could be made practicable. [. . .] [p. 2]

Source Note

R. S. Reports,” Woman’s Exponent 7, no. 1 (1 June 1878): 2.