President B. Young called for a donation from the amount saved since Conference through abstaining from the use of tea, coffee, tobacco and liquor, to aid the missionaries in going to their fields of labor. The call was responded to, by quite a number of the congregation.
[Source: Deseret News. Also Deseret Evening News, Deseret News Weekly, Deseret News Semi- Weekly, and Deseret News Extra, Salt Lake City; 1850-current. 16:133, in The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009), http://bit.ly/BY-discourses]