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Aberdeen Weekly (MS)
Aberdeen Weekly (MS)
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Description: President Mormon Church Succumbs to Stroke

Date: November 29 1918

Newspaper published in: Aberdeen, MS

Source: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

Page/Column: Page 6, Column 1

President Mormon Church Succumbs To Paralytic Stroke
Salt Lake City, Utah.--Joseph F. Smith, president of the Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormon) died at his home here after a long illness. Death was due, indirectly, to a paralytic stroke suffered last April. Notwithstanding his illness. President Smith attended the recent semi-annual conference of the church and spoke strongly against polygamous marriages which, it was rumored, had surreptitiously been performed during the last few years.

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