salt lake herald 23 aug 1908

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¬ I i ¬ of ofoutside ofoutside ofoutside at atrates atrates atrates ¬ e eIn o ovisible oC oCvsible ofvisible i i i i > oC oCwork ofwork oC oCsupport ofsupport 0 rj T < al ¬ S The situation siuaton In New York will 1 be bewatched bewatched bewatched T watched with great Interest from now nowuntil nowunU nowuntil v until unU election electionPROPHET electon electionA i iA A PROPHET TRANSLATED TRANSLATEDProphet TRANSLATEDProphet Prophet Crowdy who caused sev several several ¬ eral hundred Washington Philadelphia Philadelphiaand Phiadelphia Phiadelphiaand and Baltimore Baltmore negroes negos to forsake their theirold theirld theirold old ld religion relgion and follow folow him Is dead deadleaving deadleaving deadleaving leaving the Church of God and Saints Saintsof of Christ In a bad tangle Crowdy was wasoriginally wasoriginaly wasoriginally originally originaly a cook and one day da whiie whiieamong w1ieamong e I Iamong among his pans pans and kettles kettes in a small smallwestern smal smallwestern II IIn western place a vision came eme to Him Himand Jihnand himand n and he was wa told to go into a great Jreat city cityand ci cityand and establish establsh a church He obeyed obeyedthe obeedthe the summons and the Footwashers Footwasherssoon soon gained prominence In colored cloted cir circles cirdes ¬ cr crcles cles as a result resultThe resul resultThe The woman followers fo1oersoC of the pro prophet prophet prophet ¬ phet were given the highsounding highsoundingtitle title tte of Daughters of Jerusalem and andpolyandry andpolyandry andpolyandry polyandry as well wel as a polygamy polgam was waspracticed wasprtced waspracticed practiced prtced Just before he died the theprophet theprophet prophet issued an edict commanding commandingi the heads of families amles to return retur to their theirlawfully theirlawCuly theirlawfully lawfully lawCuly wedded wed ed wives and set the thegood thegood good example himself himsel leaving seerl seerlpro several severali pro tern ter wives and numerous progeny progenyto to shift for themselves themselvesThis This church under the new dispensa dispensation dispensaton ¬ tion ton has some remarkable ideas If I a amarried amarrIed amarried married woman becomes bcomes a member memberand memberand memberand and her h r husband refuses to follow folow her hershe hersh hershe she sh Is entitled entted to choose a new hus husband husband husband ¬ band In the congregation congregaton It I happened happenedin in numerous cases that the women womenjoined womenjoined omen omenjoined joined the new sect for the purpose of ofobtaininc otobtlnln ofobtaining obtaining obtlnln a 3 change of partners partnersIt partnersI It I Is said the edict of the late lateprophet lateprophet lateprophet prophet concernlng conc rnlng the th marrjage marIlage re relation relaUon relation ¬ lation laUon has not been followed folowed to any an anconsiderble anyconsiderable considerable considerble extent and that the first frst frstact firstact act of the new ne head of the church churchwill churchwl churchwill will wl be to issue an order restoring res orln po polygamy polygam polygamy 3n 3 ¬ lygamy This Is thought to be certain certin certina certainas n as a the brother who wh whoIs is most likely lkely to be bechosen bechosen JC JCid chosen has lately acquired a young and andcomely andcorel andcomely id idof comely corel wife ife in addition additon to the ones of ofmaturer oCmaturer ofmaturer ofIn maturer years and less prepossessing prepossessingappearance preposses prepossessingappearance lng lngappearnce appearance appearnce already on hand handThe handThe bandThe The most remarkable thing t lng of allin allinconnection aUnconnecton all inconnection In Inid connection connecton with wih this Church of God and andSaints andS andSaints id idse Saints S lnts of Christ is the fact that these thesepractices thes thespractces thesepractices se practices practces were carried carIed on onJn in the Dis District District Dlstrict 3 ¬ trict of Columbia Columbia under the very eye eyeof eyeoC eyeof e of the national natonal government and there therewas therewas therewas re rele was no ro outcry outcr outcrThe outcryThe S i

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  1. The Salt Lake Herald,
  2. 23 Aug 1908, Sun,
  3. Page 4

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