Alleged Mormon Missionaries.
NEW YORK, March 15.-The World's Reading. Pennsylvania, special says: Several weeks ago, two elderly men called upon the farmers of this section and announ-ced that they had been sent by the Mormon Church in Utah to make converts. They persuaded seven daughters of well-to-do farmers to embrace the Mormon faith, and the parents of the girls reluctantly gave their consent. The strangers agreed to pay the fares of the young wo-men to the west, and more than a week ago they left for New York. At the latter place the strangers said they would meet other missi n-aries in company with converts to the Mormon faith and the entire party would then start for Utah. Nothing was heard of the party for nearly ten days. Four of the young women have since returned and re-lated a sad tale of how they had been deceived. They were told they would have to remain in New York for a few days for rest. They were taken to an elegantly furnished house which they were told was their boarding place. Their plain clothing was taken from them, and they were furnished with elegant costumes. The alleged Mormon missionaries merely proved to be agents of these disreputable places.
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