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SIXTY-NINTH

Annual Conference

OF THE

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF

LATTER-DAY SAINTS,

Held in the Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, April 6th, 7th and

9th, 1899, with a Full Report of the Discourses.

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ALSO AN ACCOUNT OF THE GENERAL CONFERENCE
OF THE DESERET SUNDAY SCHOOL

UNION.

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HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

JUL 1 1914
CHARLES ELLIOTT PERKINS

MEMORIAL COLLECTION

GENERAL CONFERENCE

OF

THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST

OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS.

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OPENING ADDRESS.

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FIRST DAY The Sixty-ninth Annual Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Lat

Opening prayer by Elder Seymour B. ter-day Saints convened, in the Taber

Young.

The choir sang: April 6, 1899, President Lorenzo Snow 10 a. m. today, Thursday, Behold, the mountain of the Lord

In latter days shall rise,

On mountain tops, above the hills, Of the general authorities present

And draw the wond'ring eyes.
Lorenzo Snow, George Q. Cannon and

were,
of the First Presidency:

PRESIDENT LORENZO SNOW.
Joseph F. Smith; of the Quorum of the
Twelve Apostles-Franklin D. Richards,
Brigham Young, Francis M. Lyman, Brethren and sisters and friends:
Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Mar- in my mind as I behold the faces of so
Henry Smith, George Teasdale, There are many reflections that arise

nere this W. Merrill, Anthon H. Lund, many Latter-day Saints Matthias F. Cowley, Abraham Owen morning. Sixty-nine years ago the Woodruff and Rudger Clawson; Patri- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day

John Smith; of the First Seven Saints was organized. How many Presidents of Seventies-Seymour B. strange scenes have been witnessed

C. D. Fjelsted, B. H. Roberts, and what wonderful things have been
Reynolds, Jonathan G. Kimball, acomplished by the Latter-day Saints
S. Wells and Joseph W. McMur- since the organization! Prophets

of the Presiding Bishopric, Wil- and Elders have been martyred while John R. Winder. B. Preston, Robert T. Burton and defending the great cause which God

established in the interersts of the salvation, exaltation and glory of

His children whom He has sent upon the first meeting, the attendance was

earth,

This is a lovely morning. All naConference was called to order by

ture seems to smile upon us. I would

like to ask my brethren and sisters, Singing by the choir and congrega- how do you feel? Do all feel to

rejoice in our hearts and to be happy? Come let us anew our journey pursue,

In view of what has been accomplished, Roll round with the year,

do we feel grateful to our Heavenly

Think of the persecutions appear.

through which the Saints have passed

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Considering the fact that this was

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President George Q. Cannon.

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