A NEW RESURRECTION.
The Alleged Discovery of a Blasphemous Fraud about to be Perpetrated by the Mormons.
CHICAGO, January 30.—A special dis-patch from Lincoln, Nebraska, says: Two miles south of this city stands a palatial residence owned by an English gentleman, long identified with the Mormon Church. The residence has been untenanted for the last two years save by an old ser-vant named White, who at one time was connected with the Je els, of London, a sect similar to the Mor-mons. White claims he was defrauded by them out of his property, and latterly became converted to the Mormon faith. He was considered a trustworthy man and was therefore partially through necessity taken into the confidence of the leaders of the Mormon Church of Zion, which, ac- cording to his statements, is about to per-petrate a fraud to which he is unwilling to become a party. He says:
'Two months ago there arrived at the man-sion an old gentleman having letters from my master in London, the purport of which was to obey his every wish and to keep his presence a secret to all except those to whom he saw fit to reveal himself. Within a week persons began to arrive at the house in twos and threes. They were from Salt Lake City, and held long whispered consultations with my mysterious guest. At first I did not care who or what he was. Little by little I gathered from stray re-marks that he was a person of note, and soon after the truth burst upon me that he was none other than Brigham Young, the great prophet of our church, who is to apparently be resurrected from the dead and preach to the people of Zion as one having returned from the grave to tell what lies beyond. That his death and burial were a deception will soon be seen by the whole world, while thousands of his ignorant believers bow at his feet and he dictates to them their ways of life. My guests or visitors are men of high standing, as their appearance indicates, and it was in con-versation with one of them, who supposed from the way I talked that I knew, that all my suspicions were verified My in-formant said that Brigham Young had risen from the grave in Salt Lake City and was instructing his disciples here in order to prepare the people for the great event of his coming. My only reason for telling these facts is that I am an old man, with but little to gain in this world, and I do not want to see people deluded as I have been. The Jezrels absorbed my competence, and now the Mormons have broken my faith."
The old man told the story with a sin-cerity that warranted further investiga-tion, and a merchant who formerly did business in Salt Lake City drove out to the mansion yesterday and rapped at the door. Receiving no response he started around the house to apply at the rear when through a bay window he saw the form and features of an old man who was sit-ting inside. As he was unaware of his presence, the merchant approached to within a few feet of the window, scanning the old man's face closely and stepping back immediately pronounced the man to be Brigham Young, whose marked fea-tures he had often studied in Salt Lake City, and which once seen, he says, can never be forgotten. For a few minutes the man sat silently and then raised his hand to his brow, revealing a scar about the wrist that still further establishes his identity. It is a well known fact that the elders of the Mormon Church throughout Utah and Arizona have of late been preaching the return of the prophet. This, together with the fact that it was claimed by a St. Louis man some months ago that Young was seen and recognized in London, that a number of prominent Mormons from Salt Lake City have lately been upon the streets of Lin-coln, that important legislation is about to be enacted to the detriment of the Mor-mon Church, and the veil of mystery with which the prophet's death has always been shrouded, makes it almost certain that the Mormon banners throughout Utah will soon be unfurled announcing that "He is risen!"
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