115 years ago today - Mar 29, 1904
Last plural marriage performed by stake president Anthony W. Ivins in Mexico. The couple had been asked to move their marriage date up because a statement might be forthcoming in Apr Conference. U.S. Senator and LDS apostle Reed Smoot is informed by one of his staff that his letter to church leaders asking for another anti-polygamy manifesto "was rubbing the fur the wrong way" and that President Smith "sets forth that enough manifestoes have been already issued, and you cannot expect more at the present state of feeling." Joseph F. Smith, however, issues a carefully-worded "Second Manifesto" during Apr Conference.