UTAH.—On the 16th of Jane the workmen began to lay the foundation for the Temple Block, in Salt Lake City. It is to be of stone, 240 feet square.
It is quite probable that the richest product of Green River county will be the coal from the exten-sive, rich and thick coal beds of Bitter Creek, una-vailable at present, merely from the lack of facili-ties for transportation to our settlements. Harmony, about three hundred miles south of Great Salt Lake City, is the extreme southern set-tlement of the Mormons. The southern settlements are reported to be full of industry, energy and en-terprise in farming, building and various other use-ful avocations, and rejoicing in the midst of peace, prosperity, general health and union.
The wheat fields of Utah are very extensive this year, and promise a most abundant harvest.
Brigham Young has called upon the heads of fam-ilies to send out teams and supplies for the brethren on the road, and to receive them and give them em-ployment and food until the harvest of 1855. Goods to the value of one million of dollars are on the road from Missouri to Deseret.
At a meeting of the Saints on the 28th of June, missionaries were appointed to many distant lands, and John Smith, the eldest son of Hiram Smith, was voted to be ordained the Patriarch over the whole Church of Jesus Christ or Latter Day Saints.
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