160 years ago today - Jan 1, 1861 (Afternoon)

[Brigham Young]

He spoke of Drunkenness and said if a man must drink to buy his liquor and shut himself up and get drunk alone and not curse anybody or Commit sin when you are drunk. Always bless those around you and not curse them but it is better not to get drunk at all. -- SLC 13th Ward

[Wilford Woodruff's Journal. 9 Vols. Scott G. Kenney, ed. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1983-85. 5:537, in The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009), http://bit.ly/BY-discourses]

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