July 18. night, Mr. Montgomery came downand brought Mrs. Warren and Anna.They only stopped a few minutes,then went over to the otherhouse. Mrs. W. and Anna willremain there tonight.July 19. Sabbath. T.S.R. 59. 2 P.M. 95. S.S. 78.When we were dressed for church, Mrs.Warren and Anna came along in thewagon with the people from the otherhouse, and when I asked if theywere not going to church, Mrs. Warren.replied that she did not feel inclinedto go. I found that she intendedto spend the afternoon with me. I feltvery sorry, and at first I thoughtI would remain at home with her.But I wished to go so much, thatI finally concluded to go and leaveher alone, if she would not accompanyus. And when she saw howgreatly I desired to go, and thatI was nearly ready, she joined insaying she thought I would bettergo. So I went in the wagon withthe others. Just as we were leavingJuly 19. Mr. Carnduff - the minister - rodeup, and Dr. went back and putsome dinner on the table for him,while we went on to S. school. Mr.Carnduff preached, text - from Luke16.27. Subject. There is a hell, andthoughts concerning it. During theservice, Luther, being fatigued andwarm, commenced crying, and continuedit for a much longertime than is usual with him. Thisdisturbed me very much, andmade me feel so unhappy thatI hardly enjoyed the exercises atall. I hope I shall be able to devisesome way of making him sufficientlycomfortable to sit still, so thatI can take him to church, and notbe obliged to stay at home with him.While we were away, Mr. Warrenarrived from Sac. City. He willtake his wife with him, when hereturns. This evening, Mr. & Mrs.Holman and Mrs. Thomason calledon account of Mr. & Mrs. Warren'sbeing here, and spent an hour.
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