Pres. A. W. Ivins wrote from Mexico, regarding the proper form to be used in confirming applicants for membership in the church. ... He discouraged the idea of giving a patriarchal blessing in connection with this ordinance....
Elder Woodruff attended the Malad Stake Conference last Sunday at Malad City, and while there dedicated the new meeting house that has been in course of erection for a number of years. There are some people living there who withdrew from the church at the time the Idaho test oath was put into force as a matter of policy and have never returned to the church.
[Source: Stan Larson (editor), A Ministry of Meetings: The Apostolic diaries of Rudger Clawson, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1993, http://bit.ly/rudgerclawson]