Bishop Jones, silent in the other room, had submitted to them.
A. The Commission does not charge seditious organizations, but does say questionable organizations in respect of loyalty to the Government.
Q.... that I have persistently promulgated unpatriotic doctrines?
A. The Commission is not satisfied that you have persistently promulgated unpatriotic doctrines; but... that on occasions you have promulgated such doctrines.
Q.... that I have injured the life of the Church in Utah and elsewhere?
A. Yes. . . .
Q.... that I have exceeded my prerogatives in coming to the conclusions I have in regard to war and Christianity?
A.... in our free country you are not to be officially restrained in your maintenance of opinions which you hold as an individual; but... that weighty responsibility attaches to pronouncements by a bishop... that thoughtfulness and reticence on his part are exceedingly desirable.
Q.... that I should accede to the request of the Council of Advice and resign?
Nevada. To any of these three might Bishop Jones be sent — though his friends say he no longer
wants so executive a position since Bishops must now be businessmen and he would miss 'the
human touch' of his early work."