The Mormon country in Iowa is an-nounced for sale, and the “Saints" of that locality are adjured to repair to the great Valley. The Sixth Epistle from the President of the Mormons, is published. It contains, among a vast number of reli-gious matters, the following terrestrial facts:
"The railway from the city to the mountains was surveyed early this year, and partly graded, and a considerable share of the timber and rails provided; but the work has been suspended. The walls of the basement story of the Seventies Hall are in progress and the walls of the Tithing Barn are completed ; also, the wells of the joiners and paint-shops and planing and slitting machine, 140 by 45 feet, on the Temple Block, preparatory to building a Temple.—The Council House is completed. The Tithing Store House is in progress of finishing. The foundation of a Tabernacle on Temple Block, 124 by 64 feet, is nearly completed. The Desert Pottery is neatly completed, and two earning machines are in opera-tion. There are four grain and five saw mills in operation or nearly completed, in Great Salt Lake Coun-ty ; two grain and two saw mills in Weber County; one grain and two saw mills in Utah County ; one grain and two saw mills in San Pete County ; one grain and two saw mills, in Iron County, and one mill in Tooele County. The birth-day of the nation, July 4th, was celebrated by the citizens in a most patriotic manner, on the banks of the Great Salt Lake, about 24 miles from the city, attended with every expression of joy and gladness, that could flow from the hearts of a free and virtuous people."
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