120 years ago today - Apr 2, 1903

[Samual Goold]

Some important rulings of Pres[ident] J[oseph] F. Smith[:] B[isho] ps ha[ve] nothing to do with recommending of second anointings. ... Question was asked if a man commits suicide, should he be buried in his Temple clothing; answer NO, unles[s] it could be proven that the person had become insane, in which event they may be buried in their Temple Clothing. No sister living with an outsider as her husband, can be recommended to the Temple. All Young Men going to the Temple to do work should be ordained an Elder before going to the Temple.

[Samuel William Goold diary, Apr. 2, 1903, in Anderson, Devery; The Development of LDS Temple Worship, 1846-2000: A Documentary History, http://amzn.to/TempleWorship]

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