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-- r 1 i i hetfeY'the' . CONTENTS. L. D. 8. Women of the Tast. Personal Im ......Kmmeline B. Wells pressions. Kelief Society Conference in England............ In Memoriam of Pelila King.Oleen..... 1 2 3 3 5 In Memoriam of Louie Shtirtliff Smith .'., Relief Society Nurse Classes'.. . Suffrage.Reuriion at Seneca Falls ..... Cannons as Colonizers...:.. Ann Cannon Woodbury In Memoriam!.... Kelief Society Stake Reports: San Juan Granite--Kmer- ; G 7 Uintah. y 7 Notice t A Word 4 to the Re'ief Society..........:.... 4 of Emily Wells Grant.... 4 5 Unique Gathering Poetry: The Power of Sympathy. ... Richard' Metcalf Caroline Renfrew Faith................. 2 The look of sympathy, the gentle word, Spoken so low that.only angels heard; The secret ac of pure Unseen by men, but marked by angels' eyes ' These are not lost. self-sacrific- e, The kindly plan devised for others' good, So seldom guessed, so little understood; . , . The qiet steadfast love" thai strover to win sin of from the Some wanderer vwiys . These are hot Jost. , ' Not lost, O Lord! for in Thy city bright, Our ejes shall see the past by clearer light, And things long hidden from tfur gaze below and we shall surely know fhou wilt reveal; ' These are not lost. . S." Richarp Metcalf. WOMEN OF THE PAST. PERSONAL IMPiiESSIO'XS. . BY EJD1ELINE B. WELLS. ; . - - "j . ; mong ihe many great heroines of the Church in early' days, one hardly knows which to select as foremost to mention, but Siscertainly of T the early 'Kirtland sisters, ter Marinda N. Johnson Hyde should be reco'gmzed. as figujing conspicuously as a historical character; and also upon her own merits as a woman of superior intellect and . And lndeea sne came- m a ia,iuuy ability.S niiMtvtiV m wc oi goouJ fciaiiuiiis oi ai8tinction anaI'll community where they resided. Father and Motherohnson, as they were Kirt-- . designated in the rise of the Church in land and vicinity, .were people of meaps and of influence and among the first to receive the Gospel, two of the sons, brothers of Sister, Hyde, were chosen members oi tne nrsi quorum, of the Twelve Apostles, Lyman and Luke Johnson. Moreover one need not go back to her antecedents in giving personal impressions ol this famous woman. Her figure, majestic, appearance, stature and noticeable would be with perfect in any company, in fact her tout ensemble, would reveal' at a glance, the characteristics of one bom to lead, and to manage affairs; . self-pois- e that, she was philanthropic' and magnani- . -- : t - ; ; No. 1.; Among the many great women of Saints whom I have known personally and, revered, and for whom I cherish the most profound love and esteem, and whose names I would wish to1 see engraven on a roll . of honor, and whose -- virtues and heroic example are worthy to be. followed by the women of todayi I count Marinda Hyde equal in excellence to those heretofore men: . tioned. the-Lat-.ter-da- ' . A noble type of good Heroic wtmanhood. . y '. . . Marinda N. Johnson Hyde, bom June 28,. r indsor County, Vermont. 1010. Pomfret, died Salt Lake City, Utah, March' 24, 1SSG. ir mous, possessing the best requisites for filling a position, that would not only require As representaive women of the early days great wisdom, but the keenest sense of true justice, tempered-witmercy. One of her the one justmentioned, Sister. Hyde and Sarah. Melissa Granger Kimball are two delightful attributes was her accurate appreciation of talentAnd of tenderness and afunique types; unlike yet vcy intimately, as- fection in those with whom she mingled;-an- d , sociated in the - days . ol Xirtland.jind. e ver her mindfulness of their efforts" to do afterwards. "Both were women of great force of character and possessed of endurance.able and to promote the welfare" of their and of the society in whick they to cope with difficulties along life's way. Sister Sarah M. Kimball was the' true were associated for tlra betterment of all. Yankee type came of Puritan ancestors,' qf concerned, and the people at large. the earliest period in New England history. Her courage under difficulties and in tryShe. was tall and strait as an arrow in figure, ing circumstances wa3 sometning supero; of and her cheerfulness in personal afiliction proper manners"-an(leportment of the in she which was bom and rearedand was sublime in its heroic endurance. days was so thoroughly imbued with4he prudish, We often spak of women as the South-eideas Of 'decorum of. that early Puritanical type" or the Northern type, 'the Puritan period, that any departure from v was re: type arid ?p on, out although Mahnda John-- , eon.was bornin Vermont, one of the Hew prchensible from her point of vie1 1 Withal she.was very progresie along all I oould not possibly England States.-ilines of intellectual growth andeducational class her as the Puritan type, she often spoke woman of of herself as belonging to what is termed nowattainments; she had been means and had the advantages bf what is the old school, and she really had an old fashioned dignity, correct manners iermed good society, as a y&ung woman and matron; and after her marriage had a'beau-tifu- l rind lady like deportment, which belonged home of her own and pleasant surto the well bred people She was iwhat might be summed up in the word used so roundings; she had exquisite taste in the much in modern literature a thoroughbred.!L cultivation of flowers and artistic skill with the pencil and brush which she used for her I might sSiy the type of woman of the Reyo own amusement and gratification, and for the iution 8ortof military in bearing and ceradornment of her home successfully. tainly a woman of prestige. There was a sprt of simple elegance about tter whole life from early girlhood emphaMrs. Hyrum Kjmball (as she was called) sized her innate reverence for sacred things, that .entered into all her life; work, and she' She was a speaker of unand principles. and. had a keen appreciation of the., beauties of usual power and had a scenery which made her a delightful travelpenetrating voice! one too who couloVcom-pTehening companion. She had a good faculty for others without much explanation, teaching could simplify lessons and adapt could read character and motives well, and . In them to the understanding of those whom she was in the best ; sense excellent power of calling her attention to a new movement or instructed. She possessed concentration, something quite unusual in plan of work, or action, she judged women, and she was well versed in the litenever narrowed any method of derature of the time, and the political quesvelopment. Her ideas were intensely practions that have agitated the minds of women tical, she was not at all visionary, but much during the nineteenth century period; on all eeneral subjects, and able she was inclined to argument on points of to discuss grave questions. A woman likea point at issue law and p0litical economy.and was quite insettle to. chosen be to ly dependent and decided in her views on the among those who differed, a good arbitracould express herself partictor, one who was a firm believer in equal woman question ularly well, and never , hestitated in giving rights for man and woman on all questions; her opinion upon equality f the sexes.;; In and one who had helped to colonize hvnew fact she would rank as a leader in the' wocountries, and had experienced the disadman's movement, and in respects she vantages women with young families have, resembled the illustrious many so called General, had to encounter when their husbands are ; Sister Susan B. Anthony. a Wont nn Tone' missions abroad. Sister Kimball had largely developed exeHyde had traveled quite extensively herself, cutive .ability to accumulate property, and and had met with eminent ana aisunguibucu to take care of it to the best advantage. . people. ' s, . . " -- fellow--worker- The happy dreams that gladden all our youth, . When dreamhad less of self and more of truth; The childhood's faith, so tranquil and so sweet, Which sat like Mary at the Master's feet These are not lost. . L. D. dertake successfully. She was decidedlv in ihh hpcf bpticp a home:maker and ber housewifely management wa3 a delight and a luxury in itself. She was a'woman'to lean upon, and "to re pose confidence in; one who would never betray a. trust, in fact would go through fire and watej rather than reveal that which had been entrusted to her as a sacred obligation. Sister Hyde was not only charitable to the needy and unfortunate, but more than " - ' h 1 THE POWER OF SYMPATHY. ' ehe also had trie faculty to accumulate means, or property, eo. to speak, and to carry on any .business a woman might un- PACK - " SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, JUNE, 190S. ;iv Uomethe Stale and the Nation. ; Vol. 37 ..''; E.N 2SjP The JMloUn y Editorial:-Importan- i i 1 ... - . d m t ys -- far-reachin- g d broad-minded- accur-ately,b- ut well-hflTnhc- ed -- -- . . .