Bishop Orson F. Whitney begins participating in regular spiritualistic seances about this date. In 1889 the Twelve learns of this activity, reverses its decision to call Whitney as a new apostle, yet allows Whitney to remain bishop. Among those who attend these seances are Arthur and Charles Stayner and Maud May Babcock. Bishop Whitney continues to participate until 1900.
[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database ( http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase )]]