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ORGAN OF THE Y. L. M. I. ASSOCIATIONS.
SALT LAKE CITY, APRIL, 1893.
INTRODUCTION TO SKETCHES. scenda Kimball and Elizabeth
We have been at great trouble Ann Whitney; in the Endowment to prepare this picture and the House Sister Marinda Hyde. accompanying sketches of this Others who have worked in the band of sisters who have worked present temples are more
or less in the five temples built by this known to all the Saints. people. Some of the sisters have Sister Edna L. Smith was not sent in sektches of them - faithful worker in the Endowment selves, and while this is a great House. disappointment to me, it will be Sisters Barber and Parkinson, a greater loss to this article, whose sketches I did not receive, which I hoped to make complete. are both workers in the Logan It is the design to present a large Temple, and
active and group of these temple sisters to beloved sharers in the duties and each of the four temples, accom- glories of the work in that lovely panying the picture with this num- temple. ber of the JOURNAL containing In making a special temple the sketches. Some of the matter number, the plan I have here folcontained in the JOURNAL has lowed seemed to be most fitting already been chosen as history, and appropriate.
I feel sure my and in the future the suitable readers will thank me for this material now being gathered and happy inspiration, and excuse the published by the JOURNAL will be deficiency in the number of earnestly sought for and appre- sketches, knowing it has not been ciated. Among the sisters who
caused by lack of earnest effort. labored in the early years of the Church in the ordinances SHETCH OF SISTER MERCY R. of the House of the
THOMPSON the following names are worthy of WORKER IN THE NAUVOO TEMPLE. our most reverent and grateful
The subject of this brief sketch memory: In the Nauvoo Temple,
is one of the beautiful historical Sisters Billings and Cutler, Emma figures that some day will appear Smith having done the work in
on the pages of history with the the room over the Nauvoo Store.
truest sort of halo of glory about In the Council House here in Salt their heads, the light and brightLake City worked Sisters Pre
ness whereof will emenate from