JOE SMITH.-A Western editor, speaking of this "Mormon Prophet," scou s the idea that he had any hand in the assassination of Ex-Governor Boggs. He says that Smith, beyond all question, is a knave; but is too fat and good-natured to deal in blood. A glance at his cor-poration and round face, is sufficient to con-vince the most skeptical, that bad as his life may have been heretofore, he has of late been accustomed to good living. He is not one of the "lean Cassiuses" who are constantly "hatch-ing treason." It is well known in that region, that he is a mere puppet of men of ten times his talents and ambition-the tool of others. His "revelations" and commands from heaven are all made at the dictation of his rulers who are behind the curtain.
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