Exciting News from Utah.
THE news by the Utah mail represents the affairs of that Territory as wearing a very threatening aspect, and seems clearly to argue the impossibili-ty of the federal court administering justice. Judge Cradlebaugh, on the occasion of discharging the grand and traverse juries, charged the Mormons with obstructing the officers of the Court, and sup-pressing testimony, and refusing to make pro-visions for the confinement and maintenance of the prisoners.
Owing to the excited state of popular feeling, about 1,000 men moved from Camp Floyd, and en-camped near Provo. Gov. Cumming issued a proclamation taking ground with the Mormon sen-timent. It is not stated whether he demanded the withdrawal of the troops from Provo, but by his action he has laid himself open to the charge of complicity with the Mormon theocracy. Much bad feeling exists between the troops and the Mormons, though the former stationed at Provo behaved with remarkable forbearance. A collision is imminent.
The Utah correspondent of the St. Louis Repub-lican, writing about the affairs of that Territory, says that things are in a worse condition than ever before. After the advent of the army, the feeling reached the culminating point, and we are on the eve of open hostilities. The writer also says that there is a difference between General Johnston and Governor Cumming in relation to their respective powers, and an open division and rupture between the Executive and Judiciary. The misunderstand-ing between Gov. C. and Gen. J., seems to have grown out of the refusal of the latter to withdraw the troops from Provo, sent there under a requisi-tion of the Court to protect witnesses.
The Deseret News has published a memorial from the people to Gov. Cumming, attempting to prove the illegality of Judge Cradlebaugh's hold-ing Court at Provo. It also severely criticises the Judge's course, and accuses him of setting himself up against the civil authorities of the Territory.—It also charges him with a settled purpose to force a collision between the people of the Territory and the troops. The Mormons regard President Bu-chanan's proclamation as exempting parties from arrest for past offences.
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