THE MORMON WAR ENDED.
We learn from the St Louis Republican of the 1st inst., that the threatened civil commotion in Missouri, between the Mo mons and some of the citizens, is ended. The Republican says:—
This war which has kept a large portion of our citizens in an excitment for the last thirty day, is now at an end in every thing, except paying the piper which the people have yet to do. The war it is estimated, will cost the State at least fifty or sixty thousand dollars. We are told that the whole was easilyarranged by Gen Atchison. in the following manner. General A.—who, by the way, has the confidence of the Mormons to a very great degree and is deserving of general respect, with about two hundred select men, in the character of conserva-tors of the peace, repaired to Far West, where he held a conference with the leading Mormons, and was assured by them that every disposition was entertained, on their part, to abide by the laws. They stated their willingness to submit to the judi-cial decision of the county and claimed nothing but the protection of the laws. A full investigation by General A of the whole matter satisfied him that the statement of Justice Black and others, of the Mormons' threats and attempts to force persons to sign a paper, a and to swear allegance to Jo Smith, were entirely false and ground less. General A easily succeeded, after learning the whole facts, in restoring peace and quiet to the country, and in dispersing all the armed forces in the neighborhood.
These deluded fanatics, however false and per-nicious may be their religious principles, have ap-peared, heretofore, to be harmless—and we are not surprised, that, upon investigation, it turns out they have been the "injured party."
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