FROM THE TERRITORY OF UTAH.
Advices have been received from Salt Lake to the 30th of April.
Governor BRIGHAM YOUNG has issued a procla-mation orderng out an armed force against "a horde of Mexicans, or outlandish men," who, as he says, are "infesting the settlements, stirring up the Indians to make aggressions upon the inhabitants, and furnishing them with guns, ammunition," &c. To preserve peace quell the Indians, and secure the lives and property of the citizens of the Territory, he directs: First. That a small detachment, consisting of thirty men, under the charge of Capt. Wall, proceed south, through the entire extent of the settlements, and guard the citi-zens against surprise from the Indians. Second. That he communicate with the expedition now travelling south as often as he may deem necessary. Third. That Capt. Wall and party is directed to arrest and keep in close custody every strolling Mexican party, and those associ-ated with them; and have them safely guarded to await further orders. Fourth. The militia are to be in readi-ness to march at a moment's notice. Fifth. All Mexicans in the Territory are required to remain quiet and not to leave, under any consideration, until further advised. Sixth. The people are requested to be quiet and orderly until such time as they may be called upon to act in their own defence. Seventh. Gives instructions to the officer in command not to be taken in ambush or surprise. This proclamation bears date the 23d of April, at Provo, in the county of Utah, whither, it seems, the Governor had pur-sued the offenders. The Governor was attended by the principal men of the Territory, and from the proceedings it was supposed that no collision would take place. After issuing his proclamation, Governor YOUNG left for Manti City, where some suspicious circumstances had transpired. About thirty mounted men left Great Salt Lake City on the 30th of April, destined for the southern counties.
The Governor is also down in a savage manner upon apostates. He advises them not to court per-secution, lest they get too much of it. The Gover-nor bursts out in indignant denunciation of the apostates, and relates one of his dreams, as follows :
"Who broke the road to these valleys ? Did this little nasty Smith and his wife ? No ; they stayed in St. Louis while we did it, peddling ribands and kissing the gentiles. I know what they have done here ; they have asked ex-orbitant prices for their nasty stinking ribands. [Voices, 'that's true.'] We broke the road to this country. Now, you Gladdenites, keep your tongues still, lest sudden de-struction come upon you. I will tell you a dream that I had last night. I dreamed that I was in the midst of a people who were dressed in rags and tatters; they had turbans upon their heads, and these were also hanging in tatters. The rags were of many colors, and when the people moved they were all in motion; their object in this appeared to be to attract attention; said they to me, ‘we are Mormons, Brother Brigham.' No, you are not, I replied. 'But we have been,' said they, and began to jump, and caper about and dance, and their rags of many colors were all in motion, to attract the attention of the people. I said you are no Saints, you are a disgrace to them. Said they, ‘we have been Mormons.' By and by along came some mobocrats, and they greeted them with, 'how do you do, sir, I am happy to see you.' They kept on that way for an hour. I felt ashamed of them, for they were in my eyes a disgrace to Mormonism. Then I saw two ruffians, whom I knew to be robbers and mur-derers, and they crept into a bed where one of my wives and children were. I said, you that call yourselves breth-ren, tell me is this the fashion among you ? They said, O, they are good men, they are gentlemen. With that I took my large bowie knife that I used to wear as a bosom pin in Nauvoo, and cut one of their throats from ear to ear, saying, 'go to hell across lots.' The other one said, 'you dare not serve me so.' I instantly sprang at him, seized him by the hair of the head, and bringing him down, cut his throat, and sent him after his comrade ; then told them both, if they would behave themselves they should yet live, but if they did not I would unjoint their necks. At this I awoke. I say rather than that apostates shall flourish here, I will unsheath my bowie knife, and con-quer or die. [Great commotion in the congregation, and a simultaneous burst of feeling assenting to the declara- tion.] Now, you nasty apostates, clear out, or judgment will be put to the line, and righteousness to the plummet. [Voices generally, 'go it, go it.'] If you say it is right, raise your hands. [All hands up.] Let me call upon the Lord to as-sist us in this and every good work."
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