FROM SALT LAKE.
Decoration Day Funds—Speaker Blaine
and Brigham Young.
SALT LAKE, Utah, May 26.—At a meeting
of discharged soldiers to-night the
general committee were ordered to return
all moneys contributed to defray the expenses
on Decoration day to the donors.
This was on account of the solicitation of
funds from Brigham Young, Wells and
other Mormon leaders. The committee decided
to return all moneys contributed, and
gave all into the hands of the Grand Army
of the Republic.
Speaker Blaine would not permit the
Mormon authorities to pay his bill while
here, unlike most public men who come
here. He did not call on Brigham Young.
The people of Utah are taught that even
kings shall render homage to the prophet.
Brigham managed to meet Mr. Blaine on
the cars on an excursion, and the Speaker
said some plain things to the prophet,
which it would be well for the people coming
here to remember. A newspaper falsely
says that Mr. Blaine sat in Young's box
at the theater.
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