Etsil Sly speaker
Youth Emphaszed At Lehi Stake Conference LEHI—"We all exercise an influence—it influence—it can be good, or not so good, depending on the way ye live our life," said Bishop Carl W. Buehner at the opening session of the Lehi Stake Quarterly Quarterly Conference Sunday. He praised the young people for their unusually large number in attendance and urged everyone to avoid complacency by substituting substituting vigorous ojrive in righteous righteous endeavor. In the afternoon session he said "I am constantly amazed at what some people do for this church" as he cited examples of unusual church service. Continuing, Continuing, he emphasized "We must tave strong homes, where children children can learn the ways of the Lord. We have to have all the influence for good we can to help us keep the proper path." He concluded with another tribute tribute to the young people: "The Church is becoming stronger and greater as a stronger generation is coming to take over." Lorenzo Hatch, of the General Welfare Committee, urged a self- javentory and a conscientious effort effort to develop family Utfity. He emphasized that a primary purpose purpose of the Church Welfare Program Program is to develop a sincere aesire to "care for your own" wherever possible when the need arises. Stake President Herman C. Goates praised the members for their outstanding achievements, especially concerning temple work. He stated that temple activity in 1957 was more than i double any previous year and I that this activity was materially ; benefiting all of the church ac- i tivities in the Lehi Stake. Other speakers included First Counselor Armond E. Webb, Secgnd Counselor Frank W. Jones, and Ebe following missionaries who have returned since the last conference: conference: Bruce Ashton, Lehi Fourth Ward; Morris Goates, Lehi First Ward; Gary Lewis, Lehi Sixth Ward, and Roy Bennion, Bennion, Lehi Fourth Ward. Other speakers included Robert Evans, a deacon in the Lehi Sec- jond Ward; Ronald Willes, a i teacher in the Lehi Fifth Ward; Brent Fox, a priest from the Lehi Third Ward; Leo BaU, Senior Senior Aaronic member from the Sixth Ward; Mary Ann Featherstone, Featherstone, Lehi Fourth Ward; Mrs. DeVon Roberts, Fourth Ward, and Etsil J. Sly, Senior Aaronic member from the Second Ward. Appointed to stake offices iwere: Mrs. Zelma Memmott, ; secretary of the YMMIA; Horace J. Hadfield, superintendent of the YMMIA, with Robert Chatfield Chatfield and J. B. Cooper, counselors. counselors. Music for both sessions was j furnished by the newly organized Lehi Stake Male Chorus, directed by Alvin Schow and accompanied by Mrs. Eva Carson. Mrs. Elmo Gray, first counselor counselor in the YMMIA, took charge of the evening meeting under the direction of the MIA. Speakers were Mr. and Mrs. Alvah Fitzgerald Fitzgerald of Provo. The local speech winner, Miss Marilyn Hansen also delivered her talk.