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 - a CURRENT EVENTS. The Pi:of liie-TS at Salt...
a CURRENT EVENTS. The Pi:of liie-TS at Salt Lakc. A cor-respmdent lo tho New York Evening Mail writes from Salt Lr.ko City, cn-der date of October 13: "As to a physical conflict here growing out of this question,! he idoa appears to bo absurd, if reason and fair couu sels prevail on the part of the Federal authorities. The Mormons are the masters tf the situation here, and they wili not relinquish their position by any false move. Brigham Young is one of the wealthiest men in the country. He is reputed to be the nabob of his region, and tis he loves wealth for tha power it briugs, and the comfort and consolations that it gives him, no one believes that he will bankrupt his treasurer and hazard his life by any extravagant movement. Tho leading men of the Church have also been enabled to heap up riches, and they are so thoroughly identified with the business interests of tho city and the Territory that fo jeopardize these great interests by provoking or accepting a collision at arms would be virtually giving up the entire field recklessly, anu fjaeiii.ieing Uio iuvumiuu ol poor people whose property is in their hands. There will be no conflict ; but a compromise to polygamy is strongly urged by many raid this is likely o bo the end of tho matter. Previous contracts of marriage will bo suspected; iu the future moiiogamic system will bo the rule of the Territory, or tho State, of Utah. lite acrid :nt, Presbyterian organ of San Francisco, speaks thus kindly of i

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  1. Raleigh Christian Advocate,
  2. 01 Nov 1871, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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