125 years ago today - Feb 21, 1897

[Brigham Young Jr.]
I am somewhat surprised at the stand Mrs. Sen[ator]. [Martha Hughes] Cannon has taken and also the women of the legislature. I was remarked by one of my friends that so far womens sufferage seemed to be a failure. I am disgusted that Mrs. C[annon]. voted so persistently for judge [Orlando W.] Powers and wound up her false position by voting for and influencing to cast their in favor [former apostle] Moses Thatcher.

The Lord will over rule in all these things but I fear many of our sisters will prove to as big fools in the political arena as many of the brethren have proved themselves.

[Brigham Young Jr. Diary, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1910-1951, Privately Published, Salt Lake City, Utah 2010]

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