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Mexican Duties..........

541 Poetry:

"Mormon Attitude”...

Patience with the Living......

97

Missionaries Abused.....

.. 553 “If I Should Die To-night”........

Minority Dictation...........

553 My Kingdom........................

Mob, In the Hands of a .......

561 The Surprise................................ Thomas.

Mining Industry, The.. ....

566 A Glance at Life's Bright Side...........J.C.

Missionaries Mobbed.. ......

569 Alone Among the Shadows.. ...... Smith.........
Misrepresentation..........

One Less at Home-One More in Heaven..... 289
Make the Trial.......................

To-morrow........

321
More False Logic ........

619 Resurgam........

...............Howdep..... 353
Miscellaneous .........62, 210, 408, 476, 505, 537, 605,

Coming Events...... ..................... Clegg..........

374
“My Policy”. ... ..
758 Hidden Sweets Manifest..

385
"Mormon” Motives.......................... Little.......... 769 God Only Knows.......................... Boyden...... 417
Must be Corrected.......

..........

789 The Coming of the Lord..............R. M. F....., 449
Murdered, An Elder (A. P. Richards)........... 796, 805 Shoulder Life's Troubles............. Woodmansee 481
“Mormon” Standards. ...

806 Meteors...........

.................. ....... Dunn ......... 513
Meek and Lowly Man, A....................................

808 The Ring my Mother Wore.........Rayne........ 545

A Funeral Hymn...................... J. N........... 577
Negro Problem, The....

Live it Down......

609

Newest Yet, The........................

Clouds and Sunlight.

641

New Mexico Wants Statehood........

Blossom Time..

673
Noble Woman, A (Alley Kitchen Thatcher)........

A Prayer in the dark...... ...
New Combination, A.

Lady Crocus and Lord Sunshine........... 737
Natural Nobleman, A..

208
“I Wonder if Ever”......

769
Notes and Queries..

210, 307, 437

A Violet.........................................M ay...... 801

News From Egypt............................J. M. S.......

Peculiar Race, A................................B. F.C., Jr. 17

Not a Parallel...........

365

Penitentiary, At the........................... Forbes........ 39

Nevada Legislator, A.........

Parowan Stake.............

New Field Opened, A........

| Pope's Encyclical, The............

News Boy to Merchant, From..

| Presidential Pardons.. ............

New Zealanl, Elders from......

437 Peace Talk..........

Neilsen Case Advanced, The.........

472 Probate Judge Marshall .....

New Zealand Mission...

478 | Poultry Show, Ogden.. ... ................. Browning...
Not a Correct Likeness..

500 Presidential Meeting..........................
New Departure, A...................

527 Pear Liberty.............
New Erigland Pupils.

Protest, That...........
Neilsen Case, The.......................... 472, 554, 656, Presiding, The Art of..... .....
Noble Work................................

556 Protests. Untruthful...

New Light, A............................

Pima, Arizona..

105

Not Magpanimous....

586 Prosecutions in Cache County............

Need Supplied, A. ................

614

Probate Judges....................................................

145

New Feature, A...........

651 | Perfidious Measure.....

176

No Cause to Complain.

682 Pidcock, John, Killed..........................................

178

Needless Forebodings.....

Perversity of Man ............................. A bijah ....... 185

Not Parallel Cases...........

Pitcairn's Island ................

193

Not an Exodus..........

809

Palestine, In......................................Hintze. 200, 568

Need of the Hour, The............

............. 809 Poisoned by Tobacco ............

201

Proposed Report, The... .......

205

Our Chicago Letter; See "Junius,” Letters From. Political Jugglery ........ ......

Old Year and New.....

48 Premature Petitions....................................

302

On the Railways........

75 Parnell's Triumph..........

303

Overdoing the Thing .............

Priesthood and Government, Address on..Richards 321

Ocean Traveling................................ Anderson ... 101 Priesthood Meeting...................................... 331, 623

Outrage, An.................................... ................112, 334

Priesthood, The Lesser.....................C. W. P..... 353

Outrage, An Infamous.. .... .................................

113 Parallel, Not a......

.............. 365

Oneida Stake Conference............

Providence Notes............

...................

370

Objects and Results.....................

Palestine, Letters From ................. J. M. S. ......
Ogden Election, The ........

..................175,

378, 516, 529, 573, 603, 610, 630, 640, 699, 703, 729

Omnibus Bills, The....

200

| Parental Cruelty ................

Orient, Bound for the....

.....C. U. L...... 313 Patriotic Partisans....................

Office Cases, Territorial...

342 Pardons Received..............................................

105

Organ, The Grand .......

359 | Piute Prophet, A ............................................

Originality and Imitation.

411 | Prophetic Trees.......................... .......................

409

Orient, From the.................

......J. M. S..... 413 Persecution's Effects ......

424

Office Seeking .................

432 Pride, A New Kind of....

467

Ownership of the Soil.....

461 | Precinct Dispute, That ..........

471

Only au Importation ......,

463 | President and Clergy ..................

497

Our Sentiments Also.....

Prairie Fires ................

502

Outlaw Killed, An (Bill Moran).....

504 Postage Stamp Myth ...........................

506

Our Oriental Letters.

551 | Proclamation ................

559

On the Rampage...........

555 Palestine, Letter From.................. ... Hintze 200, 568

Osage Indians, The......................

569 Prohibition ..........

Out of His Own Mouth....................................

585 | Paris Exposition, The......................................

One More Example..........

619 Pig or Man... ... ... ... ...

.............

618

Our New Governor (Thomas)..........

619 | Pennsylvania, In ... ... ... ... ........... ... ... Woolley....

Oklahoma, Features of...

Persistent in Wrong.....

On the Way Home........

.Homespun...... Policemen Prosecuted...... ......

Outrage on the Zunis... ........

713 Pratt, Nelson, Death of............

Off Wrong Again......

758 Presentation to Marshal Dyer.....

756

Old Folks' Excursion..............

783 Papacy....................... ............................J. M. S. ....

Prostitution of Law......

Poetry:

| President's Policy, The........

Thoughts Martyrdom.. ...... ... Whitney..... 1
Stand your Ground....................... Woodmansee 15/“Q” Strike ()ver, The............... ................
Holiday Changes....................... Lulu............
Power of the Press.......................

33 Remarks, see Discourses.
Be Ye Glad and Rejoice.................

65 | Relations of Life, The........................S. W.R.....

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Resurrection, The.......... ........... Taylor....... 19 | Seasonable Items.......
Reception to Bishop Sheets .....

60 Sapitary............
Railways, On the.........

75 Social Amenity.......................... .......
Railroads, The....... ...............,

Selfishness .........................................S. W.R....
Returned Missionary, Elder James H. Douglas.... 90 Statehood ...........................................................
Charles H. Grace..... 93 Sincerely Grateful.....

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66 Walter E. Hanks..... 119 Samoan Crisis...........

Wm. Wood, Jr......... 144 Strike, The “Q,” Over....
66 H. M. Tanner........... 144 Succession, The..

James G. Lowe........ 145 Samoan Trouble, The ...........
James F. Smith....... 178 Sad Case, A.....

F.T. Gunn............... 406 Sentenced, Bishop Sandford Bingham................
Amasa M. Rich...... 407 Stake Academy (Weber)....... ..............................
David T. Powell ..... 407 | Supreme Court Records......................................
W. W. Ruby............ 407 Street-Railroad Business ...........
David Bennion... ..... St. David, Letter from........................ Lofgreen.....
John E. Magleby..... South American News..............
JWKausleinamaker 437 Swindling a London Times” Agent............... 119
Elihu Barrell. ...... 627 Samoa and United States..
Matthew Noal....... 627 Singular Coincidence.....
Fred. Beesley.......... Surrendered Himself (P. F. Goss)................
John E. Hansen...... 627

" (Jas. Carlisle)..................
David Harris............ 628

ri (Paul Cardon).....................
James L. Wrathall... 628 Statehood Hearing....

123
Wm. 0. Jeffries........ 628 Suicide at Kamas.......................
O. L. Packer............ 628 Switzerland, In.................................J. M. S..137, 185
G. W. Wadsworth.... 691 Statehood...............

150
John Morgan.......... 691 Strong Testimonies... ................ Steed ....... 166
66 H. G, Parkes.... ...... 691 Street-Car Strike, Great..................

209
Homer Woolf........... 719 | “Standard” Suits, The.......................
Alonzo J. Stookey ... 719 Snow Needed...........
J. G. Duffin ............ 719 | Sandwich Islands..............................Homespun.. 219
Edwin Udali............ 755 St. John's Stake.............

219
Ammon Hunt......... 755 Scipio Raid, The...............

300
M. H. Daley...... 819 Stake Library..............

305
56 A. L. Stewart........
819 Suicide, Mary Sayer...........

305
Railroad Accident...................
119 Stokes Murder Case, The...

306
Railroads, General Organization of...........
120 St. David, History of...........

317.
Race Troubles.......

Salt Lake Stake Conference................................

324
Refreshing Candor.............

173 Stout, Hosea, Demise of......... ...................342, 405
Receivership Squabble.......

178 | Suicide at Ogden (J. W. Boyle).......................... 342
Railroad, Another Utah..
205 | Sustains the Report..............

349
Report, The Proposed ........

210 | Spoliation in Ogden.......................................363, 369
Rock Salt......................

210 | Snowflake Stake Conference ....
Rules for Barbers........

| Sharp, Hon. Johu, Interview with..

369
Reading Lesson, A............
307 South, Elders and Saints from the............

371
Robbery, Attempted.....

338 Sharp Practice....
Religion in the Army., .......... Sheridan.. 357 Sculptor, The Utah..........

399
Religion and Morality... .......

Should the Few Rule?..............................

400
Romances of the Wire....

Site Selected............

405
Report, An Elder's, (D. T. Hibbert)..........

Setting the Matter Right................ ...................

406
Railroad Adventure, A..........
408 Spear in Jail...............................

407
Russia, Social Condition of.............................. Striking Incident, A......

407
Reaching His Level.............

Samoa, A Brush With Germans at............. 407
Religious Legislation. ........... ..........Colcord..... Sponging a Tiger.........

409
Reading...........
...........D. J. W.... Strange Alliance, A.

411
Reformer, A............

468 Switzerland, Letter fron..................... Brandley... 416
“Relic Library, The”....
499 Solemn Warning, A..........

424
Rigid Christianity..........
499 Skeptical Christianity.....

425
Railway Disaster........
504 Should be Repressed..........

427
Railroad Train in a Fire, A................................

504 Sign of the Times, A.............................
Reservoir Site............

556 Sunday Legislation........
Raid in Pleasant Grove..................................... 598 St. George Stake Conference...

435
Read and then Judge.........
616 Sugar industry, The........

437
Railroad in Palestine..... ............J. M. S. .. 630 Stage Coach Journey, A.................... J. A. R....... 457
Right Triumphant, The....
652 Sanitation.................

465
Remarkable Charge, A...............

681 Stake Conferences...........................*******
Registration ........
683 Skelet)n, A Human........

472
Retiring Official, A, (Judge A. B. Carleton)......... Suicide, Attempted (Mrs. Sarah Muir)................... 473
Religion and Politics.......

Sunday School Union............ ...................91, 475, 624
Rotation in Office............

760 St. Johns Stake Conference............

..............

475
Rights of Opinion.................

Syria, Letter from.............
Rights of Wives...........

787 Sandwich Islands........ ............. E. B..... 479, 569
Remedy Demanded, A ........
787 | Should be Recognized....

494
Relief Movement, The.
........... 820 Singular Case, A......

498
Religious Test, A............

795 Sugar Question, The............................. Stayner ..... 501
Regeneration.........
............J. M. S. 804 Smallpox in Provo..........

502
Richards, Elder A. P., Murdered....................796, 805 Sudden Stop, A.............................

503
Regretable Excess..........

812 Samoan Affairs........... ...................... 145, 209, 436, 503
Receiver, The, and Deseret Telegraph Stock......... 819 Scoundrelly Cashier, A... ..... ............

503
Registration, Increased...
.... 820 Storms and Fires..........

504
Sabbath Schools, The....

507
Sermons, see Discourses.

Scattering Policy, The...

548
Spectacles a Necessity........................... Pratt ....... 12 | Same Old Growl, The.....

550
Solar Eclipse, The........................

40 Should be stopped .........
Sunday School Conference .................................... 45 Sugar Beets, Planting............

566

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PAGE. Suicides, Two, (J. A. Reese and Geo. W. Walz)... 562 Utah Commission, The........

648 Sandwich Islands, Returning from the........... 562, 627 Ute Indians in Utah.........

.......... 684, 694, 717 Samoan Mission, The............ ... 571 Unlawfully Held.....

715 South Carolina, In.............................. D. T. L.581, 693 Very Inconsistent..

231 Seasonable Advice.......................

582

Very Human Idols.. Shale Sidewalks...................

Visitors from Colorado.....................

562 Save Your Sympathy............. 620 Vaccination............

583 Secretary, A New...........

Voices from the Tomb...............

634 Spencer Trial, The....... .628, 661 Verdict. A Just.........................

646 Star Valley........

645 .............................Alton Vigilance Needed Now........................................

647 Self-Convicted ..

682
Volume One.............

...................... 814 Surprise for Utah, A.. Sunday School Work..........

723 White House, Life at the............ Sandford Removed.............

752 Weekly, The New .................................. Sub-surface Streams..........

Wants a Pardon........
Sensible Course, A................

Wyoming, Claims of..........
Sevier Stake.................................. Toboggan...... 793 Williamson's (Earnest) Case.........

Williams', P. L., Report.................
Troublous Time, A..........
..................... Woman Suffragists................................

123 Train Derailed............ 61 Wise Course, A................

139 Turkey, Notes from......... ..Hintze...... Woodruff, Azmon, Death of.....

153 Truth Defended, The............

Walker, George, Killed...

178 That Protest.......

Why a Pin Floats....

210 Times of Peril.....

Wilford, Idaho...... ..

210 Two Wagons Collided... 90 What Right?...

229 Trying to have the Marshal Punished.........

Washington Letter..

...........X ..294, 345, 373 Thatcher, Death of Sister. ......

91 | Ward Bishopric, Nineteenth. Transcending the Law............. 110 Watson John, vs. G. L. Corey..

309 Twentieth Ward Institute.........

119 Whom They Look Like.... Thatcher, Alley Kitchen, A Noble Woman....... 122 War Preparations ........... Tanner, Elder H. M., Released..........

144 Wounding in War..... Too Attenuated..........

177 War, Declared ....... "Thy Will be Done”.

225 What the Record Says........... Tremendous Whoppers..............

227 Warlike Gift, A..

Gilt, A.......................... The Latest Freak.............

228 Ward, A New.............................. To the Young Folks.............

317 Write Plainly.... <Times” Proprietor, The.............

366 Wise Delay............... . Tragie Record, A............

411 What's in the Lard?.............. That Elopement....................................

429 Woodruff Jottings............. ................ Beeswax.... Te Kooti................................... 444 Wiapu District Conference......

526 Telescope, New ..........

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473 Woman Suffrage (Meeting).....

543 “Tribune” Stock, Trying to Catch......... 561 Wide Of the Mark.....

550 Tour in the West, A... .............. Savage.. 580, 641 When It Is Golden .. Tale of Cruelty, A..........

.... 615 West Virginia, In....... Turkey, In.................

.....C. U. L...... 644 War on Copper, The.......................... Essay Kaigh 632 Turkey, Notes from............................ Hintze.. 138,693 Welcome Visit.........

.............. B....... 633 Timely Topic...............

716 Who Are Responsible?.... Temple Notice..............

719 Ward Organizations(Provi Terrible if True.............

............. 758 Wasatch Stake......... "The Other Cheek”........ 782 “Widows-by-Law"....

757 Tricks Must Not Rule... 784 Women as - Persons”.....

808 Troubles of the Times... ....

.... 810
Young, Clara Decker, Death of..............

74 Unwitting Witnesses. .........................Kelson...... Y. M. M. 1. A. Lectures.....

178 33, 66, 102, 134, 169, 198, 257, 355, 391, 421, 517 Young Man Killed, A, (John Pidcock)............ Untruthful Protests........

96 Young, Joseph A., Killed........ United States and Samoa......

119 Young Folks, To the.........................D. L. M..... 317 Utah Disposed of............. 209 Y. M. M. I. A. Conference, Notice

718 Utah and Statehood............................

219

Programme................

733 Minutes..................

737 Under Advisement..............

308 United States vs. Byron Brown........ 309 You Need not Answer......

812 United States vs. Wm. Bredemeyer.........

310 Zane Withdrawal, The............

.................... 179 Utah an Exception........ 458 Zane Withdraws.............

190 Untruthful Writer, An..... 492 Zane & Zane Rake, The........

230 Utah Lake a Reservoir Site....

560 Zane-Receiver Case, The.......... Upholding the Laws.....

616 Zuni Indians Murdered...................... McNeil 713, 732

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THOUGHT'S MARTYRDOM. dom to receive or reject is allowed from themselves. They have a voice

to the individual, who, of course, in in all its affairs. The presiding ofWhat is it to be gifted? Sons

the nature of things must reap the ficers, general and local, are voted Of science, or of song! Ye whose brows are crowned with laurel, fruits of his own planting, receive into their respective positions by the Ye to whom the wings belong

the results of his own acts. It is members, each having an equal vote, Of fancy's eagle, upward soaring

presumable that if he believes the whether male or female. It is in the Past the regions of the sun,

word or plan or principle to be from power of the people to receive or reOr downward piercing thought's deep caverns, Whither, erst, had ventured none.

God, he will voluntarily receive and ject any nomination that may be

practice it. Still, it is possible for a made. That is pure democracy. In Answer:-is it not to suffer Pangs to lesser souls unknown;

person to believe a given thing to be the same manner they can accept or Pine 'mid earthly throngs, an exile,

right and divine, and yet refuse or repudiate any doctrine, or measure, Ne'er, as then, so much alone?

neglect to be governed by it. Many or plan that may be presented to Is it not to feel more keenly

people, whose lives are anything but them. Can anything be more demoCensure's breath, or sorrow's dart; To feed fame's fickle, flickering flambeau

commendable, will acknowledge in cratic than this? With blood from passion's breaking heart? moments of humility and penitence. The unanimity with which propoKindling high hope's radiant ideals

that they know better than they act, sitions are usually received, and On life's dark and craggy coast,

and that their doings are in viola-officers are commonly sustained by The while, below, the real lies weltering tion of divine commands.

popular vote in the Church, gives Amid the white waves, tempest-tossed. Torches that light the way to glory,

Man is left free as to his actions. occasion for the objection of opponConsuming swiftly as ye shine;

His course is a question of under-ents that the assent of the members As burned fell Nero's victims, dying

standing and desire. If he wishes is a mere matter of form. But this To illustrate a truth divine.

to know what is right and to do it, is an error. That assent is a reality. Such thy meed, and such thy mission,

there remains no difficulty. Access It is the result of a union of belief Child of genius, choice of God! Through thee-a cloud by lightning riven,

to divine light is open and free, and and purpose. It may be to some exThe sunbeam e'er must seek the sod.

the power to do good or evil is in- tent the result of dislike to anything Prophet, poet, seer or savant!

herent in the creature. In the discordant. But the members who Thine to nobly do and die;

Church, union of understanding think, know that in voting upon any Martyrs elect to man's promotion,

may be reached by the members measure or man they are exercising God's great name to glorify.

O. F. WHITNEY.

through possession of one spirit. a sacred right, an important prerog

Unity of effort is then easy to those ative, and that their sanction is esIDEAS OF GOVERNMENT. who are rightly disposed. If they sential to make the matter valid and

agree that a measure is from God, perfect before the heavens. IT HAS been repeatedly shown in they will unite to make it practical, Whenever hands are raised for or these columns, as well as on the unless individual desires and projects against anything presented to the public stand, that the “Mormon” are made superior to divine revela- body of the Church, without reflecChurch contains the theocratic and tions. When that is done confusion tion and the full action of the mind democratic elements in its system of ensues, darkness overshadows, and and understanding, the divine government. They are nicely bal- disaster must be the inevitable con- plan falls short of accomplishment. anced and in perfect harmony, in sequence.

Everything is to be done “by comthat form presented by divine rev- The Eternal Father has ever re- mon consent, with much prayer and elation to the Saints. God speaks, spected the freedom of His children faith.” All things are to be done in the people say "Amen,” and thus on this earth. He compels no one to faith. The uplifted hand is an outDeity and humanity agree, author- obey His laws, whether they are re- ward sign of an inward and living ity and liberty unite, the voice of vealed in nature or by oral or spiritu- belief in and assent to the matter proGod and the voice of the people are al communication. He forces no posed. It pre-supposes thought, unone, and the result is joy and peace man to heaven. He prevents none derstanding and accord, or, if against and power.

who wish to come to Him. Good the measure, intelligent conviction In this system the agency of man and evil are ever before mankind. that it is wrong. It is not designed is freely exercised on the one hand, The choice is their own.

that the body should be a mere maand the benefits obtained from seek - | - In the Church which He has es. chine moved by the will of one who ing the wisdom of God are fully rec- tablished He has given a form of presents a motion, or an imitative ognized on the other. There is no government to which the members mass without reflection and without compulsion and no rebellion. Free-I'voluntarily assent. It largely springs individuality.

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There is something grand and and then go ahead” is as good as it will be done on earth as it is done mighty in the manifestation of the motto for the Church of Christ as in heaven, because Deity and huunited will and faith and purpose of any other body or person, and when manity will be joined in a common a vast body of people, whose souls that assurance is arrived at, both purpose and the voice of God will be are lit up by the same divine fire, leaders and people should steadily the voice of the people. and whose bands are raised to heaven pursue their way regardless of every

C. W. P. in token of a common impulse and outcry. determination. It is thrilling and It is this democratic feature of the

A MORMON TRAMP. majestic. When it is the willing government of the Church that voice of the people in accord with makes the Latter-day Saint demothe voice of inspiration, the heavens cratic in politics. We do not use THE trite saying, “truth is stranger are 'moved at the spectacle, and it this term in a party sense. The than fiction” finds many illustrajoins the human with the divine, party that bears that name has been tions in the personal experience of making the angels rejoice and caus of late years in many respects any- the Latter-day Saints. Individual ing the Spirit of God to move upon thing but democratic in practice. instances of patient endurance and the mass, as it did upon the face of But the rights of the people as he the waters “in the beginning." the true body politic are inalien- among them sufficiently strik

One of the reasons why assent is able in both Church and State, in ing to adorn a tale and stir the so readily given by the body of the their several and separate capacities, heart of the sensitive reader with Church to measures presented by the under the principles we have ac- admiration and sympathy. authorities, is that it is well known cepted as divine.

The writer was moved to thus rethat those measures have been dis- Under the Constitution of our flect recently in becoming familiar cussed and passed upon by the pre-common country, the people are the with some facts connected with the siding quorum or council, and union source of power and authority. Cer-career of a young German now a therein arrived at in advance. And tain grants of power have been made, resident of this city. I will attempt this is the reliance of many who to be reposed in the National Gov- to tell the story, as I have learned it have not perhaps been able to de- ernment for the good of all. But authenticated in a way that places vote much time for reflection upon the right to govern themselves in its reliability beyond question. the matter at hand. It is provided their several localities, and in their Charles A. Haacke was born at in the revelations upon Church goy- separate local concerns, belongs of Riga, Russia, of German parents, ernment that the decisions of these right to the people. It is not be November 2nd, 1865, and is therequorums, or either of them, must stowed upon them by any organized fore just turned twenty-three years not only be in righteousness but by Administration or legislative body, of age. He is of medium height and unanimous consent, in order to be but is theirs of right as citizens, as build, and has a clear cut, intelligent entitled to the full sanction of the intelligent human beings, and came face, with a marked Teutonic cast. Almighty. It is presumed that this to them from God, the Source of all At the age of five years his mother unity has been reached by the au- light and power. It is their birth. died, and he and his father removed thorities before the voice of the peo- right. The Great Creator endowed to Germany, where his parent marple is called for, and the confidence them with it, and the denial of its ried again. At fourteen Charles reposed in them makes a ready as- exercise is oppression, robbery, and was apprenticed with a machinist in sent of the body to what the leaders diabolism.

Berlin, and made good progress in propose.

It is the duty of every Latter-day learning his trade. This throws a great responsibility Saint to learn his rights, privileges, In 1882 his father and step-mother upon those who stand at the head of and responsibilities as a member of invited him to accompany them to a affairs in Wards and Stakes and the the Church to which he has volun-"Mormon” meeting. He complied, Church as a whole. Personal ends, tarily attached himself, and as a cit- and on hearing Elder Abram H. private purposes, individual prefer- izen of the civil government under Cannon preach was at once conences must all be made subordinate which he lives and of which he forms | vinced that Joseph Smith was a to the common good, the glory of a part. This is enjoined upon him prophet. A short time afterwards God, and the advancement of His by his religion. In each he is an all three were baptized by Elder cause. Jealousy, envy, greed, de-independent, living factor. In each John Q. Cannon. sire to excel must be banished and he has rights. In each he has du-l Charles became at once imbued the pure love of right and truth must ties. In neither should he be a serf with the spirit of the Gospel, and hold sway in evey heart, or the or a rebel. Obedience to rightful au- ready to sacrifice his dearest earthly word and will of the Lord will not thority, compliance with wholesome prospects for its sake. Not so with be obtained, but human wisdom, or regulations or laws, subordination to his parents, who were not long confolly, will prevail in its stead. proper requirements are perfectly nected with the Church until they

When the Church receives the compatible with human liberty, in apostatized and became exceedingly divine mind and sustains it by the Church or State. Independence does bitter in their denunciations of it. popular voice, the true theory and not mean resistance to rule; freedom From that time Haacke the elder intent of Church government are does not imply dissension or revolt. bent all his energies toward embitmade practica). Without either it Humility and dignity, meekness and tering his son in the same way, but does not reach the true ideal. When strength, union and individuality to no purpose. Every attempt in these unite, although opposition are homogeneous, and the liberty of that direction only made Charles from without will rage and obsta- all requires concessions from each. more devoted to the Church. cles may arise that at first seem in- There will come a day when every Haacke, senior, even used physisurmountable, persistence, in faith, soul on earth will be free. God cal force on several occais sure to overcome every form of will rule from sea to sea and through- sions. On one of these the father hindrance and success will be out the land. But submission to His threatened the son with all kinds of achieved. “Be sure you are right will and word will be voluntary, and vengeance if he did not cease his

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