LATER FROM UTAH TERRITORY.
THE LATE MORMON OUTRAGES.—A correspondent of the New York Times, writing from Salt Lake city under dare of March 5th, details the recent outrages at that city, where a band of armed Danites entered the United States court room while the court was in session, and by threats of personal violence compelled Judge Stiles to adjourn the court sine die. The Judge, previous to submitting, appealed to Brigham Young for protection, but that functionary replied that he would not interfere, but let "the boys" have their own way, for the court had already given him too much trouble. The correspondent says :
All the members of the bar are Mormons except Mr. David H. Burr, United States Surveyor General; T. S. Williams and Dr. Hurt, an officer of the United States Indian Department. It is contended, by the Mormons, that the United States Court has no cog nizance of any but United States cases, and that all offences committed in the Territory, and all territo-rial suits must be tried before the territorial courts, and by the territorial laws. Starting upon this pre-text, while the court was in progress, on the 12th ult., the Mormon members of the bar and others of the Danite band inveighled Judge Stiles into a pri-vate room, locked the door, barred the windows, and then, with revolvers at his head and knives within an inch of his throat, forced him to promise to up-hold them in whatever they did, and to "sustain the laws of Utah." Thus overpowered, threatened and intimidated Judge Stiles yielded, dismissed the jury, and adjourned the court. The writer goes on to state that the Mormons then informed the U. S Marshal that his services were no longer required, as they had a Marshal of their own On the 13th Judge Stiles again opened court for ter-ritorial business, when a Mormon lawyer commenced a tirade of abuse against the court and Messrs Wil-liams and Burr. When the latter got up to reply the territorial Marshal ordered them peremptorily to stop; and immediately the whole audience sprang to their feet, and the Danite murderers, who filled the court, threw off their coats, brandished their knives and revolvers, and created so great confusion that the judge was obliged to adjourn the court at once.
The next morning, which was Saturday, the court opened amid immense excitement. The whole Mor mon populace were armed, and had been inflamed to such a degree by the incendiary speeches of Fergu son, Stout and others, that the least pretence would have been availed of to massacre every Gentile in the place. The names of Messrs. Burr and Wi-liam were stricken from the list of attorneys, and the court immediately adjourned sine die. Thus closed the last term of the U. S. court that can ever be held in this territory until the government establishes its supremacy by a vigorous exertion of physical force.
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