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Missionary Record 1907


EVENTS IN EMMELINE B. WELLS’S DIARY FOR 1907

5 March

In a notebook tracking visits to stake Relief Society conferences, EBW reported that representatives Margaret A. Caine and Mary Alice Lambert left on 5 March for meetings in Mexico. They visited sisters in Colonia Dublán, Colonia Juárez, Colonia Díaz, “and other places.”

24 May

EBW negotiated conference dates for the Arizona stakes. The Maricopa Stake preferred May, but EBW told them that was “impossible as it had been decided All Arizona Stakes would be visited in one trip on account of economizing means.” In a 24 May letter, her correspondent reminded her that “August will be very hot,” but EBW was working within a time frame the St. Joseph Stake had set.

21 June

EBW had to take train schedules into account as she planned for Annie T. Hyde and Emma S. Woodruff to meet with the Bannock Stake in Grace, Idaho, and then travel all night by train to Burley, Idaho, followed by a journey by wagon to Oakley, Idaho, for the 21 June conference with the Cassia Stake Relief Society.

29 June

The Bear Lake Stake in Idaho notified EBW of dangers: “Cannot have conference while river is so high.” Her notes indicate she sent copies of the Woman’s Exponent to that stake on 29 June.

7 July

EBW worked out train arrangements for the San Luis Colorado Stake conference, initially to be held 7 July. The stake secretary wrote that the sisters from Utah—Ida S. Dusenberry and Phebe Y. Beatie—would be met at the train station in La Jara, Colorado. The group adjusted their conference date to later in the month so the church visitors could continue north to meet with sisters in Big Horn, Wyoming.

14 July

In order for Mary Alice Lambert to attend two conferences, EBW arranged for her to leave Salt Lake City on the midnight train, Sunday night, 14 July, and hold a Monday morning session in the Blackfoot Idaho Stake. She would then travel from Blackfoot Monday night to Lincoln, Idaho, for a Tuesday conference in the Bingham Idaho Stake.

Missionary Record 1907.1 {p. 3}

X Visited2 (Visited)

Alberta Stake Canada

R.S.3 Conference August 16. Friday at Cardston [Alberta]– letter from Pres. Mary L. [Hyde] Woolf Annie T. [Taylor] Hyde Lizzie H. [Elizabeth Stevenson] Wilcox

sent by mail seven copies Woman’s Exponent and fifteen Leaflets June 29. 1907

X Visited4

Alpine Stake Utah

Conference July on or about the 19th. Annie T. Hyde & Priscilla [Paul] Jennings 5|sent by mail ten copies Woman’s Exponent and fifteen Leaflets June 29. 1907 {p. 7}

X Visited6

Bannock Stake Idaho

Conference appointed for June 18. 1907. to be held at Grace Ward, wanted sisters to visit the Stake but that would be impossible have answered the letter expect reply. Replied to (Annie T. Hyde and Emma S. [Smith] Woodruff) Sent Numbers of Exponent and Circulars by missionaries Leaflets by mail July 2. 1907

X Visited7

Bear Lake Stake Idaho

Conference Cannot have conference while river is so high. Emma S. Woodruff Ellis R. [Reynolds] Shipp Susan [Noble] Grant

sent fifteen copies of Woman’s Exponent to Julia P. [Parks] Lindsay June 29. 1907 and 15 copies Leaflets by mail July 1. 1907 {p. 8}

X Visited8

Beaver Stake Utah

Conference Beaver Stake at Beaver May 10. 1907 Julia P. M. [Murdock] Farnsworth appointed. by President B. W. [Bathsheba Wilson Bigler] Smith and filled the appointment

June 29 1907/ 9 copies free for distribution Francis L. [Harris] Jones 15 copies Circular Leaflets Mrs. C. C. [Cedaressa Cartwright] Shepherd June 29. 1907

X Visited9

Benson Stake Utah

Conference set for May 16. 1907 at Lewiston Utah Emily S. [Tanner] Richards appointed in the meeting May 4. by the President B. W. Smith filled the appointment

9 copies Exponent free for distribution to Rebecca L. [Lewis] Rawlins and 15 copies Leaflets Jun 29. 1907. to Lewiston {p. 9}

<wrote to Big Horn [Wyoming] Sister Grant July 11. 1907>

X Visited10

Big Horn Stake Wyoming

Conference appointed for August 1. 1907 to be held at Lovell [Wyoming]– Ida S. [Smoot] Dusenberry & Phebe Y. [Young] Beatie

sent seven <nine> copies Woman’s Exponent to Lucy F. [Fackrell] Grant– <June> July 29. 1907 (15 copies Leaflets of Instructions

X Visited11

<wrote to Bingham [Idaho] Sister Steele July 10. 1907>

Bingham Stake Idaho

To follow Blackfoot [Idaho] have written again Mary Alice [Cannon] Lambert will go over from Blackfoot Monday night and Conference will be Tuesday at Lincoln [Idaho]– <3½ miles from Idaho Falls> someone to go from here

sent seven <ten> copies Woman’s Exponent to Elvira C. [Crompton] Steele June 29. 1907 and 15 copies of Leaflets of Instructions

Mary Alice C. Lambert will attend Conference July 16. 1907 {p. 10}

<wrote to Blackfoot Sister [Lucy Nixon] Steers July 10. 1907>

X Visited12

Blackfoot Stake Idaho

Conference at Blackfoot Monday July 15. 1907 visitors leave Salt Lake on midnight train at 11.45 Sunday night July 14. reach Blakfoot in time for morning session of Conference. Mary Alice Lambert some one to go from here Ann C. [Cannon] Woodbury

sent 9 copies Woman’s Exponent June 29. 1907 and 15 copies of Leaflets June 29. 190713

Box Elder Stake Utah

Conference at Brigham City Tuesday June 18. 1907 Sister Sarah Jenne Cannon invited. Emily S. Richards appointed Conference postponed until after Oct. Conference will notify Secretary

sent to Box Elder 15. copies Woman’s Exponent to S. P. [Susannah Neff] Booth June 29. 1907. and 15 copies Leaflets– June 29. 1907. {p. 11}

X Visited14

Cache Stake Utah

Conference at Logan May 18. <1907> Saturday Emily S. Richards appointed. and filled the appointment

sent to Mary E. [Ellen Wright] Smith ten copies Woman’s Exponent June 29. 1907 and to Lucy S. [Smith] Cardon 15 copies of Leaflets. same date.

X Visited15

Cassia Stake Idaho

Conference appointed at Oakley [Idaho] Saturday June 21. 1907.16 Annie T. Hyde 2nd letter from Pres. Wm. T. Jack If sisters take train from Bannock Stake Conference at Grace [Idaho] Tuesday <18th> evening or night they will reach Burley [Idaho] Wednesday <19th> at noon and get to Oakley Wednesday night, but in case of delay of any sort it might be Thursday and therefore Friday <21st> is better

Sent Exponent & Circulars <July 2. 1907> to the sisters by Sister Annie T. Hyde June 21. 1907 {p. 12}

X Visited17

Davis Stake Utah

Conference held May [blank] had visitors and reorganized the Stake– Emmeline B. Wells and Annie T. Hyde invited and were present Conference July 26. 1907 Clarissa S. [Smith] Williams & E. B. Wells

E. B. Wells took to Davis Stake fifty copies June 11. 1907 sent by mail 15 copies Leaflets. to <President [Sarah Clark] Knowlton>

X Visited18

Emery Stake Utah

Conference appointed at Orangeville May 15. 1907 Margaret A. [Mitchell] Caine appointed. and has filled the appointment

sent by mail 9 copies Woman’s Exponent to Mrs. Mary E. [Gould] Sorenson June 29. 1907 and 15 copies Leaflets same date. {p. 13}

X Visited19

Ensign Stake Utah

Conference at 23 Sister Smith & Sister Wells

7. copies Woman’s Exponent to be given to officers were given to Sister R. E. [Rebecca Mantle] Little & 15 Circulars or Leaflets of Instructions June 29. 1907

X Visited20

Fremont Stake Idaho

Conference set for June 14. 1907 at Rexburg Idaho Ida S. Dusenberry Emily S. Richards Phebe Y. Beatie

sent by Missionaries a large number of Woman’s Exponents to the President Mrs. [Mathilda Painter] Flamm. July 26. at Farmington [Idaho] <Sister Wells> Sister Williams {p. 14}

X Visited21

Granite Stake Utah

Conference will be June 11. Saturday, at Meeting House Sister Dusenberry invited E. B. Wells to go if possible.

X Visited22

Hyrum Stake Utah

Conference held at Hyrum May 17. 1907. Emily S. Richards appointed and attended the Conference.

sent by mail nine copies Woman’s Exponent to President June 29. 1907 and Leaflets July 1. 1907 also by mail {p. 15}

Iosepa Colony Utah

X Visited23

Jordan Stake Utah

<Mon.> Aug. 26. 1907 Mary Alice Lambert

sent 15 copies to H. H. [Hilda H. Ostlund] Larson Instructions 9 Woman’s Exponent free to distribute

Julina L. [Lambson] Smith Annie Wells Cannon & Priscilla P. Jennings {p. 16}

Visited24

Juab Stake Utah

President R.S. Unity [Knowles] Chappell writes Conference will be held in September will give date later Hattie B. Harker Rebecca E. Little Sept. l3. 1907 Phebe Y. Beatie

sent seven copies Woman’s Exponent <June 29. 1907> and 15 Leaflets of Instruction free July. 1. 1907

X Visited25

Juarez Stake Mexico

Conference visitors Margaret A. Caine and Mary A. C. Lambert held meetings in Dablan [Dublán] Juarez <Diaz> and other places in Mexico left here March 5. 1907

sent to Mary B. [Bonneli] Eyring 7 copies Woman’s Exponent and 15 copies of Instruction to distribute free June 29. 1907 {p. 17}

X Visited26

Kanab Stake Utah

Conference to be held at Kanab July 1. 1907 if possible to arrange it with Panguitch. Ida S. Dusenberry & Phebe Y. Beatie Margaret A. Caine

X Visited27

Liberty Stake Utah

Conference appointed June 7. 1907 2nd. Ward Meeting house Counselor Annie T. Hyde morning session– Isabel M. W. [Whitney] Sears and Phebe Y. Beatie afternoon. {p. 18}

<Notice to be sent to Sec.28> Malad Stake Utah

<Notice of Conference by letter will be after Oct. Conference>

Conference will be held Friday June 21. 1907 sisters who go to Box Elder Stake will also visit Malad Stake afterwards Emily S. Richards & Sarah J. Cannon

sent seven copies Woman’s Exponent <June 29. 1907> and 15 Circulars Leaflets free. July 1/.07

X Visited29

Maricopa Stake Arizona

Conference was held May 23. had written and told them impossible as it had been decided All Arizona Stakes would be visited in one trip on account of economizing means. Letter May 24. <1907> says any time set to visit will be agreeable to them they can notify all wards if a little time is given but August will be very hot and that is the time St. Joseph Stake has set

Mesa [Arizona] the 23rd Sunday June 23rd sent to Celia E. [Woods] Smith 7 copies Exponent <June 29/07> and to H Melissa [Johnson] Hunsaker 15. Leaflets July 1/07 {p. 19}

Millard Stake Utah

Julina L. Smith is to be held in November notice to. be given Conference Oct. 31. 1907 Carrie S. [Stockdale] Thomas & Rebecca [Neibaur] Nibley

I sent June 29. <1907> 7 copies Woman’s Exponent 15. Leaflets July 1. 1907

X Visited30

Morgan Stake Utah

C. S. Williams Annie Wells Cannon Mary A. Lambert sent seven copies Woman’s Exponent June 29. 1907– and 15. Leaflets July 1. 1907 to Lydia [Pond] Rich Morgan A {p. 20}

X Visited31

Nebo Stake Utah

Conference appointed July 19. at Payson– Annie Wells Cannon Annie W. Cannon C. S. Williams.

sent seven copies Woman’s Exponent June 29. 1907 and 15. Leaflets July 1. 1907.

Visited32

North Sanpete Stake Utah

Conference in September or latter part of August will notify in time

Annie T. Hyde & Julia P. M. Farnsworth Susan Grant

sent seven copies Woman’s Exponent June 29. 1907. & 15 copies Leaflets July 1. 1907 {p. 21}

X Visited33

Oneida Stake Idaho

Was held April 26. visitors were Emily S. Richards and Hattie B. [Harriet Bennion] Harker, filled the appointment Exponent 10 copies sent June 29. 1907 and 15 copies Leaflets July 1. 1907

X Visited34

Panguitch Stake Utah

Has been appointed for the 26th. and 27th of June 1907 Ida S. Dusenberry & Phebe Y. Beatie <Margaret A. Caine> Exponent & <15 copies> Instructions sent by missionaries Ida S. Dusenberry Margaret A. Caine {p. 22}

X Visited35

Parowan Stake Utah

Conference May 12. at Cedar City, Pres. B. W. Smith appointed Julia P. M. Farnsworth who filled the appointment took with her from Sisters C. C. Shepherd and Mary A. [Ann Greenwood] White held Conference at Cedar City and two <one> meetings at Parowan.

sent seven copies Woman’s Exponent June 29. 1907 to Mrs. E. [Emily] Crane Watson and 15 copies Leaflets

X Visited36

Pioneer Stake Utah

Conference in Slater House June 14. Phebe Y. Beatie <Ellis R. Shipp> Bathsheba W. Smith Priscilla P. Jennings E. B. Wells (Exponent taken to meeting at Conference June 14. 1907 20 copies & 15 Leaflets July 1. 1907 sent by Cavendish [W. Cannon] to the President Annie W. Cannon {p. 23}

X Visited37

Pocatello Stake Idaho

Have asked them to appoint June 12. 1907.

1907– R.S. Conference appointed June 12. 1907 at McCammon Idaho agreeable to all, changed from June 2. by Stake Affairs

sent Exponent by missionaries Ida S. Dusenberry & Phebe Y. Beatie

Maria R. [Reddish] Hyde 15. Leaflets sent by mail July 1. 1907–

Salt Lake Stake Utah

Salt Lake last Saturday in September 28. Pres. B. W. Smith and E. B. Wells {p. 24}

<Wrote to Sister [Cornelia Decker] Mortenson July 11. 1907>

X Visited38

San Luis Stake Colorado

Conference appointed at Sanford [Colorado] July 7. 1907– sisters will be met at the station of Lajara [La Jara, Colorado]– so says the letter from the Secretary who wrote the letter, can be changed to July 27. so as to go on the way to Big Horn [Wyoming]– Ida S. Dusenberry and Phebe Y. Beatie sent seven copies Exponent June 29. 1907 & 15. Leaflets July 1. 1907

San Juan Stake Utah & Mew Mexico & Colorado–

Letters in June & Sep. both State Conference at Mancos [Colorado] in Oct. after the General Conference Annie T. Hyde to go Nov. 11. 1907 Minnie H. [Horne] James

seven copies Woman’s Exponent sent June 29. 1907. 15 copies Leaflets July 1. 1907 to Mary N. [Nielson] Jones Bluff City {p. 25}

X Visited39

Sevier Stake Utah

Conference at Richfield June 22. 1907 Sisters will go on June 21. and be met at the station. Julina & Smith Julia P. M. Farnsworth

sent 15 copies Exponent and 15. Leaflets by Sister Julia P. M. Farnsworth

X Visited40

Snowflake Stake Arizona

Conference in accord with other Stakes in Arizona will be all right if notice is sent in time etc. Conference at Snowflake Sunday June 16. Holbrook [Arizona] 22. miles to Snowflake

sent seven copies Exponent June 29. 1907 and 15. Leaflets July 1. 1907 to Mary J. [Jane Robinson] West Alice M. [Merrill] Horne {p. 26}

Visited41

South Sanpete Utah

Conference before or after North Sanpete in September or the last part of August– sent ten copies Woman’s Exponent June 25. 1907 and 15. Leaflets July 1. 1907 Sister Farnsworth & Annie T. Hyde Susan Grant

Visited42

Star Valley Wyoming

Conference will follow Bear Lake Stake Susan Grant & Ellis R. Shipp

sent by Mail 7 copies Woman’s Exponent to Annie B. Remington Afton Wyoming June 29. 1907 and 15 Leaflets July 1. 1907. to Mrs. Alice J. [Farnham] Call Afton Wyoming {p. 27}

X Visited43

St. George Stake Utah & Nevada

Conference will be held in St. George day following Stake Conference which is set for 7th. and 8th. R.S. then 9th. Exponent to be sent by Ann C. Woodbury agent & 15. Leaflets to Emily Cornelia [Branch] Brooks July 1. 1907 Annie W. Cannon & Rebecca E. Little Annie T. Hyde Sep. 9. 1907

X Visited44

St. John’s Stake Arizona

According to letter Conference would be the Friday preceding the Quarterly Conference which would be the Friday August 16th. 1907. Wednesday June 19. Conference Alice M. Horne visited sent Woman’s Exponent seven copies <June 29. 1907> July 1. sent 15. Leaflets July 1. 1907 {p. 28}

X Visited45

St. Joseph Stake Arizona

Conference to be day before Stake Conference August 30th. 1907. Conference Wednesday the 19th at Thatcher at Thatcher [Arizona] 23rd Sunday, Alice M. Horne visited

seven copies Woman’s Exponent June 29. <1907> 15. copies Leaflets July 1. 1907

X Visited46

Summit Stake Utah

Conference appointed at Coalville June 16 1907. Exponent sent by Missionary 15 copies Leaflets sent by mail July 1. 1907 Susan Grant {p. 29}

X Visited47

Taylor Stake Canada

Conference Aug. 9. Friday Annie T. Hyde & Lizzie S. Wilcox

sent by Sister Gertrude W. [Winder] Cannon seven copies Woman’s Exponent & 15. Leaflets June 29. 1907–

X Visited48

Teton Stake Idaho & Wyoming

Conference appointed at Driggs [Idaho] June 21. 1907– Sister Lambert would like to go.

she took Exponent

15 copies Leaflets sent by Mail to Sophia [Eckersley] Rigby President Teton Stake at Alta Wyoming July 1. 1907 {p. 30}

X Visited49

Tooele Stake Utah

Conference held at Tooele May 9. 1907 Sister Clarissa S. Williams and Elizabeth S. Wilcox attended by appointment

sent by Mail 7 copies Exponent to the President Alice R. [Rowberry] Woolley Grantsville June 29. 1907 and 15 copies Leaflets July 1. 1907 to the same one at the same place

X Visited50

Uintah Stake Utah

Conference in August will write again Ellis R. Shipp & Hattie B. Harker Annie Wells Cannon & Emma S. Woodruff

seven copies sent June 29. 1907 and 15. copies Leaflets to Sarah A. [Smith] Colton Vernal Utah July 1. 1907 {p. 31}

<Wrote to Sister [Mary Ord] Schofield July 11. 1907>

X Visited51

Union Stake Oregon & Idaho

Conference will be held in August date to be made later Annie T. Hyde Sarah J. Cannon

Word received by letter July 18. Conference set for <Thursday August 29. 1907>

sent seven copies Woman’s Exponent June 29. 1907 and 15. copies Leaflets July 1. 1907

X Visited52

Utah Stake Utah

Conference in Provo Tabernacle Sunday April 28. 1907. Clarissa S. Williams and Alice M. Horne filled the appointment as visitors. Counselor Ida S. Dusenberry also present and addressed the meeting

sent extra copies Woman’s Exponent and 15 copies Leaflets of Instructions June 29. 1907 {p. 32}

X Visited53

Wasatch Stake Utah

Conference appointed at Heber City June 16. 1907. Annie Wells Cannon failed to go so Ellis R. Shipp and Lizzie Wilcox went to Conference

sent Exponent seven copies June 29. 1907 15 Leaflets July 1. 1907.

X Visited54

Wayne Stake Utah

Conference appointed for August 22. 1907 must ask where? Emily S. Richards Sarah Jenne Cannon Hattie B. Harker Ida S. Dusenbery

sent 7 copies Woman’s Exponent June 29. 1907– and 15. Leaflets July 1. 1907 {p. 33}

Visited55

Weber Stake Utah

Sarah Jenne Cannon & Julia P. M. Farnsworth Annie Wells Cannon & S. J. Cannon visited Sep. 12. 1907

sent 15. copies Exponent <June 29. 1907> & 15. Leaflets to Mrs. Jane S. [Snyder] Richards Ogden July 1. 1907

X Visited56

Woodruff Stake Utah & Wyoming

Conference appointed June 15. 1907. probably at Randolph does not state in letter but have written to inquire stated now at Lyman Wyoming– you must go on the 14th to Carter Station where there will be a buggy to meet you and drive to Lyman Conference next morning Julia P. M. Farnsworth

sent Exponent by missionaries June 19. 1907 and 15 copies Leaflets July 1. 1907 {p. 34}

B. W. Smith Pioneer Salt Lake

A. T. Hyde S&N Alberta Alpine Bannock <Davis Cassia>

I. S. Dusenberry Big Horn Fremont Granite <Sanpete San Luis Pocatello Kanab Panguitch>

E. B. Wells Davis Ensign Pioneer Salt Lake <Huntsville Utah>

C. S. Williams Nebo

Jane S. Richards

S. J. Cannon Weber Wayne

R. B. [Romania Bunnell] Penrose

Susan Grant Bear Lake North & South Sanpete <Star Valley>

E. S. Woodruff Bannock Cassia

J. L. Smith Sevier

E. S. Richards Benson Cache Hyrum Oneida <Box Elder Malad>

<Woodruff E. R. Shipp Bear Lake Pioneer Star Valley>

J. P. M. Farnsworth Beaver <Weber> Parowan

P. Y. Beatie Big Horn Fremont Juab Liberty San Luis Pocatello Pioneer

C. S. Thomas Millard

A. M. Horne Maricopa Snowflake St. John’s <& St. Joseph>

A. W. Cannon Morgan Nebo

P. P. Jennings Alpine Pioneer

R. E. Little Juab

<M. A. Caine Emery Juarez Panguitch Kanab>

E. S. Wilcox Alberta

M. A. Caine

Hattie B. Harker M. A. Lambert Bingham & Blackfoot < Morgan Jordan Juarez>

Oneida Ann C. Woodbury Ann C. Woodbury {p. 35}