MORMON AFFAIRS.—We have nothing from Han-cock farther than that the Mormons were making active preparations to leave. The trial of Backenstos was to have come on at Peoria, on Monday last, before Judge Caton. He had left Carthage for that place, with a por-tion of the Quincy Rifle Company, as witnesses in the trial, and we suppose as a guard. There had been no more murders or house-burnings that we could learn.
Another of the Mormon elders, Mr. O. Olney, has come out with a pamphlet exposé of what he terms "Spiritual Wifery at Nauvoo." He endorses the statement of Smith with regard to the corruptions of their doctrine, and gives as a reason for his own course in the matter that he ex-pected to find Nauvoo a place of peace and piety, but found it just the contrary. Brigham Young says, (ac-cording to Olney's account):
"The Bible is no more to the people of this generation than a last year's almanac, for I am all the Bible needful for the people now, if they obey my counsel."
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