IMPORTANT FROM UTAH.
The Report Of the Expulsion of Governor Cumming Discredited.
Captain Mar cy's Train Cut off by the Mormons.
ST. LOUIS, Saturday, June 5.
The Republican learns from a gentleman who left Fort Leavenworth on the 2d inst., and who had read all the letters from Camp Scott to May 6, that the news that Governor CUMMING has been driven from Salt Lake City is discredited. Letters from Camp Scott of the latest date mention no such event, and nothing was known there of what had transpired in the City, there being no official intercourse be-tween Governor CUMMING and Colonel JOHNSTON.
Dispatches from Governor CUMMING to Secretary CASS, were received at Camp Scott subsequent to the departure of the mail on the 6th May, and as the news of Governor CUMMING'S expulsion was only derived from the Mormon bearers, these dispatches are regarded as improbable.
Information had reached camp Sco t that a supply of beet cattle from Oregon was close at hand, and that Colonel HOFFMAN was within seven to nine days' march of the encampment.
The Democrat has just received the following dis-patch from Leavenworth, 3d inst :
" WILLIAM CROSSMAN arrived here last night, from Fort Laramie, and states that Capt. MARCY'S train has been cut off by the Mormons. Particulars of his story have been forwarded by mail."
DETAILS OF NEWS PREVIOUSLY RE-CEIVED.
From the St. Louis Republican, June 4,
Now comes the latest accounts across the plains, for which we are indebted to Captain WEAVER. Writing from Fort Leavenworth, June 1, he says: " STEPHEN RENEBERGER, United States Mail Agent, ar-rived here this morning, in four days from Fort Kear-ny, having left Camp Scott on the 6th May—[and, of c urse, bringing news about four weeks later than any we have received.] His dispatches say that Governor CUMMING, with his staff, had attempted to enter Great Salt Lake City, but were driven back to Col. JOHNSTON'S camp by the saints. The Mormons are in arms, and determined to resist the United States troops to the last."
Capt. WEAVER adds to his note : “ Gen. HARNEY, who is still here, is of opinion that the war has just begun—that the Mormons will endeavor to maintain their ground to the last—and that the late report of the peaceable reception of Gov. CUMMING was all intend-ed as a ruse to gain as much time as possible."
The reporter for the Associated Press, at Leaven-worth City, gives some additional particulars. The news from Camp Scott is to the 6th of May. On that day two Mormons came into Camp Scott, with dis-patches from Gov. CUMMING, at Great Salt Like City for Secretary CASS. Nothing was known at the camp at this date of any proceedings in Salt Lake City. The troops were expected to move towards the val-ley by the latter end of May. These items were brought by the mail to Fort Leavenworth.
But the expressman who brought it says he left Fort Laramie on May 18. That at Fort Kearny the commanding officer directed him to inform Col. MON- ROE that he had information to the effect, that Gov. CUMMING had been expelled from Salt Lake City, and that the Mormons had determined to offer a vigorous resistance to the army, at the same time requesting Col. MONROE to push on as speedily as possible. This intelligence was received at Fort Kearny through the mail, and it was communicated to the expressman verbally, not having time to write it.
Colonel HOFFMAN'S command, with the Govern-ment stores from Fort Laramie, was met seventy-five miles beyond Fort Laramie. They must have suffered great detention, as they had then been a very considerable time on the route. It is said that they had met with snow two or three feet deep ; that they had lost many animals, and that the streams were very high. It was reported that the troops at Camp Scott were living on mule meat.
Governor POWELL and Major MCCULIOUGH, the Peace Commissioners, had passed Fort Laramie. They were obliged to swim the Platte at the latter fort. Their instructious, it is said, are, to require an unconditional submission and to make no other terms with the Mormons. If, however, the news of the ex-pulsion of Governor CUMMING from the capital be true, there will be no occasion for their services even in this capacity. War being levied by the Mormons, or a portion of them—the legally con-stituted Governor of the Territory having been driven from the seat of Government—no al-ternative remains bat to chastise the rebels into submission, and this will be done, no doubt, by the army under Gen. JOHNSTON, before any reinforcements, except those from New-Mexico, can reach him. If it was generous in the Government to give them a chance of escaping from the penalties of rebellion, by laying down their arms and becoming good citizens, now that they have elected to disre-gard these overtures, the world will justify us in en-forcing, with the bayonet, submission to the laws. This must be done, and it is fortunate that the Gov ernment has not abandoned any of its preparations for an effective campaign in that quarter.
In four or five days the contents of Governor CUM-MING'S dispatches to Secretary CASS will be made known, and then we shall understand the exact posi-tion of affairs in Utah.
From the St. Louis Democrat.
LEAVENWORTH, Tuesday, June 1, viá
BOONVILLE, Thursday, June 3.
An express has just arrived at Fort Leaven-worth, reporting that the Mormons have driven Gov. CUMMING from Salt Lake City, and the Mormons were in arms and determined to resist the army to the last.
No official information has been received at the Fort from Camp Scott, but the authenticity of the above intelligence is regarded as unquestionable.
Intelligence from Camp Scott to the 6th of May has been received at Fort Leavenworth. On that day two Mormons came into the Camp from Salt Lake City, having dispatches from Governor CUMMING for Secretary CASS.
The troops were expected to move towards the Valley by the latter end of May.
Nothing was known at the Camp at this date of any proceedings with in the city.
The foregoing came by mail to the Fort.
The Expressman who brought it supplies the fol-lowing additional particulars:
He left Fort Laramie on the 18th inst. At Fort Kearney the commanding officer directed him to in-form Col. MONROE that he had information to the effect that Gov. CUMMING had been expelled from Salt Lake City, and that the Mormons were determined to offer a vigorous resistance to the army, and requesting him (Col. MONROE) to push on as speedily as possible.
This communication it is understood, was re-ceived at Fort Kearney through the mail brought by this messenger, to whom it was communicated ver-bally for lack of time.
Colonel HOFFMAN'S command were met 75 miles beyond Fort Laramie. They had encountered snow two or three feet deep, and had lost many animals. All the streams were very high.
The Peace Commissioners had passed Fort Lara-mie. They were obliged to swim the Platte.
At the latter post it was reported that the troops at Camp Scott were living on mule meat.
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