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Prest. Gowans & I went to Grantsville where we attended School & meeting and preached to the people. I took dinner with O H Barrus.
Prest. Gowans went to Lake View in the morning where he met Wm Spry & E T Woolley in interest of S. School. I having been to excursion to Salt Air the day & evening before did not go over until afternoon when I attended meeting & all 4 of us spoke. Took ice cream at Bp. Shield’s after meeting and while there administered a Patriarchal blessing to Joseph Sims Jr.
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Prest. H S Gowans & I attended school, meeting & Circle in Tooele. Alfred Nelson & I did the speaking at meeting. Between School and meeting I administered a blessing unto Lavina Heggy wife of Andrew Heggie the latter being scribe.
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For months have we had hot dry weather. Last night was a cool night and to-day is pleasant, the change came without storm. Threshing progressing and mostly done. Grain crops light Wheat bring 75¢ at mill cash 1st Quality Oats go at $1.50
Staid home and attended to business. Put wire cloth on window and screen door on door way of my office room
I think it was this day by request Prest Gowans and I went down to Ekenstoms & consecrated a bottle of oil and administered to Sister Ekenstom. Weather continues cool, but dry. Business dull. Collections fair.
Attended to business. Visited Jno. A. Lindberg to inquire after Mutual work and Wm Cassity to inquire after Religion Class work.
Attended to business Implement & Lumber. Have decided to send Joel to the City to attend LDS University and have him take the Book Keeping Course at a cost of $40. 1st year $30. sec. year. We have 13 month time from Geo. & Legrand’s time to transfer to Joel if it can be done. Preparing for Conference.
I took my team & my wife and little girls went with me to Grantsville to Conference. We took dinner at Gustave Anderson’s & Ruby & Lucena staid there all night & the rest of us returned home after meetings. Bro. B. H. Roberts was with us and gave good [p. 130] talks. Conference was held in Opera House. I was called on to make opening prayr of Conference.
Took Alice, Nerva & the little girls and went to Conference at Grantsville. At morning session Bro Roberts spoke and then I spoke about 25 minutes. Afternoon Bro Roberts spoke about 1 hr. report & remarks by Prest Gowans and presentation of Authorities. Conference pretty well attended. We arrived home before dark in evening.
answered correspondents, attended to business matters &c.