[Apostle John Henry Smith]
I had part in blessng a number of Sisters in the Temple Annex. They are going to attend the National Council of Women. I was mouth in blessing Emeline B. Wells, Maria Y. Dougal, Phoebe Beatty and Bathsheba W. Smith. We gave them some instruction as to their duties.
[Source: Jean Bickmore White (editor), Church, State, and Politics: The Diaries of John Henry Smith, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1990, http://bit.ly/johnhenrysmith]