BBIGHAM YOUNG'S WILL. President Young's will was read on the 2d inst. in the presence of all his "wives and children" and a few friends. Brigham Young, Jr., George Q. Cannon and Albert Carrington are named as his executors. The estate is largely real estate, and probably worth two millions of dollars. The will was made four years ago, and his youngest child born of Mary Vancott was then three years old. Young was father of fifty-six children, and left seventeen wives, sixteen sons and twenty-eight daughters. The will aims to make an equitable division of property between all his wives and chil-dren, with no preference to any. Most all of them already had something deeded to them. On this a valuation was set, and it is to be charged to the recipients as part of their share, though not necessarily at the valuation he put on it. That is to be equitably adjusted when the estate is divided upon the youngest child coming of age. Mean-while the income is to go to the various mothers according to the number of their children, and they can withhold if the children behave badly. All are pro-vided for as far as their present needs are concerned. His first wife and chil-dren are given a life interest in the Amelia Palace, a large modern, new, fine house, but he is known to have changed his mind about that, chiefly because they declined it for reasons best known to themselves, although noth-ing in or out of the will has yet come to light, showing it, and they are not oth-erwise provided for except by their share of the income. "Equitable adjustment" under such circumstances is as impos-sible as satisfactory polygamy, it being out of the question to do justice to sub-sequent wives and children without grossly defrauding the first wife and le-gitimate heirs.
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