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THE SCARED MORMONS.
AgitaUos la the Church of the Latter Day Saints. WUIHTIY APOSTOLIC DENUNCIATIONS. Mormon Denials of the Mobiliza tion of the Legion. CHIMES TO BE PUNTSIIED. "Idaho Bill," one of the Captive Children, Tells Ilis Tale. TWO STARTLING LETTERS. What Lre's Wife Taught to the Boy She Protected. [by telegraph to the herald.] S.U.T I.ake, D. T? May 16,1R77. Resenting the publicity given iu the IIskald to ihelr rebellious plans aud purposes, the Mormon triestbood assembled hero in conference are piny ng a tremendous game of bluff. Their newspapers uul speakers have been instructed to deny the fact now so notorious that the militia are armtng and drilling, under orders trom their commanders, nil over Utah. In a puiulc meeting In the Taber nacle Erastus Know, one of the twelve apostles, was delegated to express the wrath and disgust of the Church at the utterances ul the Herald. PREPARING T11E C1KOUND. The mind of his audience had been prepared lor !he Apostle's energetic utterances by a charaeter stlc address lrom Hrighum Young, usual when ac wishes to arouse the zeal and fanaticism of Ills aeople, and which aptly illustrate the religion of hate, lu which, ou this occasion, lie prophesied the speedy destruction of their enemies and that uni versal dominion which the Saints are destined to ittaln. KMOliTKl'L DENUNCIATIONS. Know pitilessly consigned those peoples and relig ions who oppose them to eternal damnatlou, and then rolling his fierce eye around lu a vain search for your secluded correspondent lie shouted:? "Put that down, scribblers ! Tell the world that Elder Snow has been preaching treason and com passing the overthrow of Presidents, governments, kings, emperors and all other earthly powers. Put down some more of your lies, hypocrites! Tell how the Datutcs and destroying angels are about to glut their revenge upon the Gentiles lu this city and their only safety ilea in seeking refuge in the camp. Now, you lying scribblers of the New Yoke Herald, publish that Elder Suow preaches treason to the devil if you please, you lyiD? hypocrltos ! Write more lies abont the Mor mons. sotae peopw are given to tying, Tireycutrt tell the truth. I wish, if they can't tell the truth, they would try and tell a little of It; hat. to tell the truth would affect them like a shock from a galvanic .lattery." Elder Snow had by tills time lashed himself Into a perfect rage, and the rest of the apostles turned and regarded him with much approval. Again he hurst forth, saying:? "Xow, let ouc who would be your friend Kite yon a piece of advice. You lying scribblers are falsity lug for the purpoae of destroying the Saints, but you will not succeed. Truth will prevull. to bk ih'JSPed. "We will live to see the downfall of lying scrib blers and all our enemies, and Hie Nkw York Herald establisliment will yet be dumped Into the sea."' A HM1I.K THAT WAS BLAND. llrlghaui Young, who is u little bit frightened just now, and did not wish to make such dreadful threats himself, smiled blandly on Apostle .Snow as lie resumed Ills scat. A DENIAL KKOM GENERAL WELLS. I.ast cvculng I addressed to Daniel H. Wells, lieutenant general of the old Xuuvoo I.eglou, and second counsellor to Biigham Young, the followiug uote:? Dear Sin?Is the report true that members oi the Church of Jesus Christ ol Latter Day Suints, especially those belonging to the old Xuuvoo Legion, have resumed their arms and military drill in various parts of I t.ih within the last lew weeks? The order issued by Colonel Duino shows that some companies at least have been commanded to put themselves In martial order. I am told that similar directions lm\e been dissemi nated throughout the Territory. Arc you awaro of tlic purpose lor which Colonel Dame's order was .sstiedr Do you know wliut. is Intended by militia drills In Utah at the present time? Is there, tu your judgment, any ground tor the report that President Young or any other member of the Church ol Jesus Christ of Latter Day faints would attempt resistance In an extremity to the operations of luitcd Slates laws? Yerv re spectfully yours, , Correspondent, of the New York Heiiald. IIENEUAL WELLS' RESPONSE. General Wells rospom Dear Sih?Xo order has been given for a muster of the legion. There Is no Intention on the part of lirigliarn Young to rests) the laws, nor does anybody Intend resistance to them on his betialf. We should ire only too glad to see the laws enforced, colonel Dame some time ago expressed Ins desire to be re lieved, and may be getting tils command ready for his successor. Respectfully, DANIEL H. WELLS. A passage in General Wells' note, which Is sonic whut scarred by erasures, deprecates the attach ment of any belligerent uieuiung to the prcspnt military manoeuvres, UOVBRNOR KHOIIY'S OPINION. Governor Emory Is not of General Wells' opinion, ilnce ho asks the Secretary of War to replenish the Gutted mates garrisons in Utah with additional troops. Tlus Mormons continue to arm mid drill, til hough they ure uncertain when they may be sailed on to secure the safety ol their chief. Their iguorance in this respect must needs be shared by sverybody. YOl Mli'S POSITION. Rnghara Young's diletniiia Is understood by few except himself and the United States District At torney. It Is generally supposed thai it lie Is In dicted and tried at all it will be solely as an acces ?ory to the Mountain Meadows massacre. If this were true lie would be in no Immediate danger. The Grand Jury in'the judiual district where the mas-acre was committed, which alone could indict j him, will not meet until next September in Beuver City, where Lee wan convicted. , meeting or thk grand jury. But it la true u Ornnd Jury will meet on tbe21nt of tlii* month In Halt Lake City, wno.se business It will po to inquire into the l'auta eonoermtig many dread ful murders and assassinations, whose perpetra tors, although known to he Mormons, could never be eumlcted by Mormon juries. Brigham Young Ttud other hc^d men of the Church ure accused as instigators of these crimen, and Young himself may yet have to answer lor the bloody deeds of his agents done long years ago in states were there are no tan a tics of his faith to hang a jury, and where murderers are punished ac cording to their deserts. COMPOSITION OK THK .11'KV. A cloud of witnesses will assemble here, and the Grand Jury of fifteen, of whom twelve can present an indictment, has for the second time in the Judi cial history of Utah ouly three Mormons on its list, it will resoluteiy endeavor to Indict Briglium Young and others for the crimes 01 which they are accused, and for thut purpose It will sit if necessary until September. EVIDENCE AGAINST YOUNG. The evidence against the Trophct accumulates, and if means are provided to secure t lie attendance of important witnesses he will be sorely beset. EXPENSES OK KKIIKltAI. CIVIL lit KICK 1 IS. In this connection an erroneous despatch to a contemporary says there is no deficiency in the ap propriation for the contingent expenses of the United States civil officers in Utah. It is of ths utmost importance thut the facts should be explained. The rolaud bill, so called and passed in 1874, gave the United States courts exclusive jurisdiction In Territorial criminal eases and in all olvll cases, except divorce cases, In which the county probate courts have concurrent Jurisdiction. The tlrst, Legislature demurred strongly to this action aud re fused to appropriate money to run the courts. The next Legislature made appropriations lor judges, clerks, jurors and witnesses, but refused any appropriation lor the Untied States Attorney aiuf United States Marshal. Conse quently Cougresa, for the fiscal year ending June 3(11876, diverted the appropriation of f?i,400, which was to defray the expense of the legislative session, and applied the same to the payment of court expenses. In May, 1876, Congress made an appro priation of $6,000 to supply a deficiency lor the same purpose and in 1677 appropriated for anoiher de ficiency of $90,000. A further sum of $30,000 was appropriated at the lust session of Congress for Judicial purposes in this Territory under the terms of the Poland bill lor the coming llscal year com mencing July 1 APPROPRIATIONS OK THE LEGISLATURE. Daring all this tiiuo the ouly appropriation tho Territorial Legislature has made is $ll,ooo for 1870, and a like sum fbr 1877, to pay Jurors, witnesses and clerks ol the courts. The Legislature has persistently refused to pay the cost of sorviug pro cesses, conducting cases in courts, subsistence and guarding prisoners lu cases' arising under the law of the Territory as well as all other cases. Uudor these circumstances the appropriations made by Congress were never sufficient. The United States officers have always been crippled, and at this time the funds on all accounts are entirely used up. The Attorney CeflfHaf-.Vi .euloineil the...greatest economy, and some weeks ago gave notice of the exhaustion of money available for Territorial pur poses?that is, tor the prosecution of murders, thefta and crimes generally under territorial laws. In spite or all thta the United States District Attor ney and Marshal intend to find a way to get uhcad. STARTLING REVELATIONS. REMARKABLE EVIDENCE OBTAINED BX OUR SPECIAL, SALT LAKE COMMISSIONER. Salt Lakk City, lluy 8, 1877. The smoke of the sacrifice at Mountain Mcutows, which has long bung like a pall over Southern Utah, Is gathering about tho root ol the Lion House at Salt Lake City. Writtcu proof that drigham Young directed the massacre to be committed is not so readily obtained as testimony that he was an accessory after tho fact. The statements which I transmit to you in tins letter, new aud startling as some ol them .,re, uiii.-t ho recoivcd with u great many grains ol allow* nncc for tho fluency and tho reputation of the wit nesses, OAARULOl'RXKSS IN PRISON. Oilmen, whose notoriety ouiBldo ol Utah consists In his recent discredited affidavit against District Attor ney Howard and Marshal Nelson, has acain visited mo aud given tho following version of what ho ullcges I,eo rea l from manuscript and said to him at (he Utah Penitentiary:? ?'Mr Dame," Mia Dee, "hail his orders Irora Iirigbam Youug to put ail tbe emigrants to de..tn ex cept tho s l)all ebildreu, who wouldn't bo ubio to testily or do anything about It." Lee added that Dutno told lilta that If ever ba shuu d bo pushed bo would produce Brigbam Young's loiter, and thiu .Mrs. Uaigbt bad ulso assured bun (Lee) that it her husband should be arrested and brought to trial alio would ex pose a paper In ber potse-slou showing who ordered tbe massacre. lust t'Ai'KRS mi'UCATixo mki.iiam. I will say in tbia connection ? all I urn permitted to say at present?that tills atuienicut trenches closo Opon some facte which novo lately coma to tbo knowl edge ol tbe federal nuilioriiios. "Why," reads Lee's suppressed manuscript, accord, j lug to Oilman, "why was 1 so favored by Urlghutu Young after tho mussacree II he did not, as ho assured nit- he did, approve ot llf He assured ine solemnly i iliul I bud spilt no innocent blood, llo gave mo thrco wives. 1 sat with liltu In the pulpit, frequently, at lleavcr, and he contluued to treat mo atlectionaiely, addressing mo alwuys as 'Broltiir Leo?' Ho habit ually slopped at uiy bouse, lie mado,mo I'robuto | Judge of Washington county. llo promisid me i during my trial that I should bu saved. He told I ltachel at Beaver to Urge mo to 'stand Urm and not a | hair ol my boud should bo liar mod!' He went so lar at one time aa to say that if 1 wanted to 1 could no my i | own Jailer. II 1 am to die now It will bo lor two ! i reasons?Arm, becauso tny | apcrs, including somo ! which directly Implicate Brtgham Youug in the dircc J liou of tho massacre, wore stolen from my placo at Lonely Dell forry [a remote habitation in Arizona at ? tlio junction ot tbo I'alireaU and Colorado rivers. -Ku. Hkiiai.iiJ, uud, next, because Brlgtiam Young will, at the lust moment, prove fulso to every promi-e he has made me. He not only nictated Hie destruction ol the Arkansas emigrant train, but shared In tho plunder. ] Among oilier things a carriage belonging to that train was take ft to Salt Lake City, and was iu his possession for j ears." 1 now come to the alatemoot made at the Peniten tiary yesterday afternoon by a convict called "Idaho Bill," who Is reputed to be as freakish and slippery a scamp as ttiero Is In all this Western region. I ho claim that lit was one of tbe i-cvcniocn juvenile sur vivors of tbe Mountain Meadows Massacre In." been re peatedly disputed and Impeached, yet lie slicks to it with extraordinary pertluacny; and his story to mo. which I have submitted to the United States Bistr.cl Attorney and ?no or two others who have kept some account ot Idaho Bill's curotr Is much longer, more speonlc and contaius a greater number ol Irovvard alle gations than any ho evor told belorc. a iiBAsn mux tus bummnu. In prison attiro una authavon Idaho Kill conducted tue, by permission of Untied Hiatus Marshal Nelson, luto a private room, and thus began bis nsrrutivo:? "I wjs ono ol the children saved froth the Mountain Meadows Maasacre. My father and mother, uainod Thatcher?not Kauchor nor Kruucltcr, as Lee got it [ and as they'vo got It In tho newspapers?lived lu Kausaa City. Mo., just aeraas tho Missouri River Irom Kansas. So dt<l the Huffs an! ike Burroughs family, wbo belonged tk tbe train. Tlie reel ol tho families wbo made up tbe train were mostly from Arkansas. They left there in 18A6, came loKuuaaaand stayed until 1S57, when the Irtln was littod out and atarted lor tbe West. Tbe permanent outfits of ell tbe familiea were bought in Kansas, at Tort Leavenworth, l.uwrcnce, Topcka and one or two otbnr placer, and, 1 believe, tbe animals, wagons and other necessaries for tbo train were mostly pur chased in Kansas, too. I was then a boy of from seven to seven and a half years. 1 don't recollect much, except a lew uniuportuut incidents, about tbo Journey to I'tub, but my recollection of tbe massacre?what occurred Just before it una for a long while ufiorward?is us clear a* 11 bell, lor sevorsl reasons. We were all In a light fur a goud many days before tbe killing, and atior it was over ( heard it talked ubont, time and again, as I will explain to you." TIIK kU'RDKltOl'S NtKUC. 1 sugjoslcd bare to Idaho lllli that be begin nt tbe timo ol ibe first attack on tbo train at Mountain Mea dows and describe everything wblcb occurred then and afterward, carefully and without exaggeration. "Very well," said be. "When tue Indians under Jobu 1). Loo begun to attack lather's train be ordered tbe wagons to bo made Into a V-shaped corral From ibis corral iuu emigrants dcfeiidod tbeuisulvea. Two duys after tho muck bogau I (my name was Charley Thatcher, you must remember) and another llltla boy iiumod Huff were sent out to see Lee and ask bun to get tbo ludiaus to drawulf. Wo wore anioug the young est cbildreu, but we were both considered pretty bright, uod lather took tne risk of sending us because no thought we would deliver tbe message correctly and tliul even the savages would uot kill such liule fellows us we were. We saw I.ee. Ho told us to go back, say ing 'the Iniilaua were mad and be could do uoibing with ihem.' The next night was the third unco we bad gone luto tho corral. A young Kcnluckian named Aden, ubout twenty-two years old, aud a Ger man uatuod Hull* (a big brother of tbe Utile boy that 1 went out w-itb) started after dark tor Cedar City to procure assistance. Aden wus killed? by Joseph Wblto and Stewart, as it after ward i timed oat?and tho Gcriuau, HuQ, was wounded by another white inun, but got back Into the corral curly next day. Woen the tilth day came we hoisted u Mug ol truce; it wus stuck upon a knoll unit stood there two days afterward. Nobody outside paid uuv attention to it at Oral, they kept shooting at us all tho time. On lbs seventh day, however, a Mag ol truce cumo toward tbe oorral; It w.*s carr cd by a utan named Huteinan, although Jobu D. Lea (whom neither lather nur anybody else insula tbo corral know up lo ibut lime by hie real name) walked in udvunce aud was evideutly tbe spokesman. Father went toward Leu and met him, and Lee aal down on a wagon tongue and began to talk. Leo said, 'I want you to rurrendor up your arms and pile tbem and your children into sumo wagons 1 bavo here, tben we'll have some cbanco of seeing you suto to Cedar City, This is tbe only wuy we can handle the Indians.' Father said, 'It's hard to trust you. Why did you kill my man Aden aud wound Uuirr It soeins as il you want to kill us ull.' "Lee answered, 'That was done by some outlaws or others, with tbo Indians. U wasn't authorized; I didn't know anything about it. v IIKAHT-KKXUISO UXHOK1KS. "Alter aomo further talk father submitted aud sur rendered. Tbe next lew minutes ware about tbe sad dost I ever know. We were Juat theu burying a wo man wbo bad died front n gunshot wound lnsido tbe currnl By lather's direction some of tbe men got all the rifles together and pat tbem into ons wagon. Into that same wagon tbe flvs wounded men that wars with us were also lilted. Tbe women were going around collcoting tbe children, in the raeauttmo the assassins oatatde got Impatient, and n man came into tbe corral from Higbee, crying out, 'Hurry up, Brother J,ce, hurry I Tbe Indiana ore mad and eo la Height.' Finally all u? children worn got togoMior. I was atundlng close to my mother when lather turned lo Leo and said 'Let me klan nay wile and my lime chil arcn. * A MOTBSS'S AFPBAI* "Loe answered, 'Ha quick, then.' Father kissed grandmother Orel, ttteu mother, then me, theu in/ little alitor Mary. ACitr that mother aaid to Leo, ?For heaven's suite, M iter, WboeVSr Jotj are?I don't knoer your numr?sure my children, lor 1 know we ??s?<T4 |;<?k(W IwetiUI.1 "Loe was very ninch flustered at thla, but he tolJ mother, as we were going out to get into tbo wagon, 'The children shall bo saved IT I die. But 1 tell you honestly that aa to the rest it's doubtful,' THE SLACUHTSK. "We cbildren now got Into tho second wagon, be hind the one wbloli contained tho arms and wounded, end were immediately driven away. Leo walked on loot Iti Ironi of us, behind the first wagon. Anotbor white man namod Joel White, and auotber nuiued Jacob Uauibltu, walked along near the two wagon a The driver of the front wegoa was namod McKnlgbt or Knight; the driver ol our wagon was a man named McMurdy. We got a little over a hundred yards (rum the corral when the firing commonocd. 1 taw Leo with u smoking pistol, but doo't know who he bit 1 saw Joel White slriko a man in tho Iront wagon, ami he and Jacob Hamblln went In and murdered ibe wounded. While thla was going on the Indians came up to our wagon, tho children's wagon, and begun limiting us out lino get ine by tbo imtr ol tho bend und drew me across tho edge ol the box so tliut It nut a big ploco out of my chin; you cuo soc tho scar horo yet. "And now I must say that Leo saved us little folks aa he promlaed to; he came up und ordcro i the ludlans off, and stood in front of us, so that none of us were budly hurt, only bruised and cut a little. But the wounded lu the Iront wagon had beou dono for in uliout half a minute, and (be white men ami Indians sturteJ back towura the emigrant!, where there was a good deal of snootiug going on. I couldn't see tuucb ol that, and I only recollect oio tiling? I saw my lather on a knoll, with bn hat cf, running up toward our wagons. 1 supposo that wis i Jim before ho w is killed, tor tbo teams weut on, aid ' when I looked around again I didn't seo htm." TIIB JSCKOBKBRS. "Was that all you saw ol the massacre?" "Thot la nil I recollect about what happened at tin ; Meudows. Wo were driven on until we got to Mnuu liu's ranch, w here we atayod that night, T here wssi't 1 much spare room, and during tbo u ghi pretty noary : all the white men who participated In tbo muaauce ! drill pod in. Among these were old Billy Young aid Williuui H. Dame. 1 hadn't h. en Dame until thai nigh, ' hut t believe he had Just come Irom the grouud when the butchery took place " lldnho Bill's recollection is here probably at laul Although tlio chnrgo that Diioe was cue ol tie chid, it not the chief, Mormon Church dignituria in southern I'lull who authorized l ie destruction 4 the emigrants la strongly > upporie i, no direct prool tm been audnccd thai he was prisent al tbo butchery.* Kb. llhUAhu.J A DADOItrER OK PHARAOH "Next day the children were Iiikcu to Ced-ir C.I. They were distributed Ironi there around In vari.i? places. I stayed tliero one day and was lout by ?l Billy Young to John D. Lee's houro at llaruioif. There I was lelt with Caroline, tae'a second wile, wo took a great liking to me; uud, indeed, alio wms undl ihe kindest women 1 ever knew, from lliu time wlm I arrived at the hou-e she treated mean she iinjt huvo treated her own son, und t?og the e;to lest 1 should say souiothtng which might endanger ly 11to. Shu bad me sleep with her always, except wtm Lee ciiuio to the house n tor having takan his Uii with lita oilier wivos, then I used to sleep in u 114u hid on tbo floor. When I was with her alone Mrs. le used to chu.'ge ine, -Now, Charlie, remember toalwys say '.he fna uns killed yoor loiks. Say this wlicmer you are asked by anybody and everyuodv. Dou't cor speak ol wiitte people?don't over tell that any wkc men did tbu siiooltn,'. Hvmomber this, Charlie, le II over you let on that It wan white folk*, they will 111 you.' ??alio used to drum thte Into my ears so tlm I learned It, as I learned many other things that le told inc. by heart. About six.weeks after I went to re w ith Mrs. Leo, the two drivors, Knight end McMmy, dime to Lee's house. They called him out ol to door and talked lu blm s little woile, and by ami? ono or them came to the door end celled for it. Mi K nig lit or McMurdy, I lorget which, cainuii'iiwi at mo and wanted me to tell blm who ktld the emigrants. Of course I told them the Inuiss did, just as Mrs. Loe bed taught me to say. 1|s didn't scorn to ault them; they told Lee he oug)tU to keep me; that I wet older than he thought I tvi, and that I know altogether loo much One of iL4 said iki.il 'there ought to he something dono willihiJ ' I don't know what would have happened If Mrs./be|, who was inside the doorkud got wind of wh^thj; were saying, hadn't came out and told them it wee all douseuse; that I was young, una didn't know any thing tbey ibautnt I know. from ail that I hare leurued ol the Mormons alnuo I am porleotly certain that her Intercession at thai moment saved my Iila. A SAI.MLV 41'iKUk "About two month* aittrwtrd uuotbor ?et of visitors came to Loo's bouse. There were threo ol them thia tiuie?.Stewart, Haigbt and Higtice. Leo and Stewart quarrelled; they both pulled their gix-shoolor* and wore going to kill each other It was all about ihe division ol iho Mountain tleadowa cattle. 1 he wotneo?L iioliuo and Kscliol (Lea's wives) and Mrs. tSluwart, who war there at the time?stopped It and made theiu put up thoir pistols. am esissart ikon iiriuuax. "I will loll you now," said Idaho IIIU, or Charley Thatcher, "why I kuow tuoro about what ( suppose you win l to ilmi out than John I). Lo t himself, due ol the twelve apostles, Amusu Lyman, who apostatized several yo irs ugo, and who, 1 litvo heard, was never very strong in iho Iniib, cuino on a sirauge errand to tbn hMMo about a month holorn 1 iclt it la tbe spring ol IbaS. It was about eleven o'clock lu tho forcnoou wbeu bo walked through tho Irout door Into the room whore John f). Lee was tiling. Mrs. Lee and 1 were Id tho next room?tho bedroom?and Iho door was opea between, Apotilo l.ytnan su d?'brother Loo, I've been soul to you to soo what napars you have got in regard to tins Mountain Meadows affair. I've been sent to look into ibom uud coutii-el with you, and 1 wllludviso you to do nothing hut what It rlgui.' "Lee ul ilrst stood him off, but tiller tliey talked awhile ho wont and rot some papers and LiauJed ibem to Lyniau. All tnls Umo Mrs. I.oo had heeu listening nud Udgetmg. When she saw Leo baud Iho loiters to Ly Ulan she pulled uiu up to her and said, in a whisper, 'Cburlcy, uow you shj? out there ami oe a-loollug uround Mr. Li e , hang on to bis leg, or keep closo to blm soma way, ar.d llttd out every word that's In tbom letters and ctme and Lull me.' Tllk MATS WAHRAXT. "Pretty soon l.ee una Lyman went out ol the door aud sui dowu ou a cutie-bniiotnotl seat on the stoop. I did as Mrs. Leo told uio, and bung around Leo uuu lieurd bun while be reau a letter. There were two let ters, one ol which Loo rcud aloud; iho other ho banded ultoruunl to Lvinau, who read it to hlui-oll, aud quietly passed it back alter ho bad Ouishcd it. 1 give you from moinory Uio letter tbat Lee read aloud; but I -don't want you to suppose that I recollect it wholly ii'iiiu (louring It at that time, (lb, no! I've got a copy of ibo letter, which was aitorward wrlttcu out by Caroline Leo, uud I loug ago loomed tt by hoarl:? Salt Lake City, August 15, 1807. Bkotuhk Lki.:? Allow uu em.grai.ts whatever to pass you or l through the Country, and ultow uo ouo urouud your J ladlaus who U not u Mormon [luis Is u word which neither llrighuui Young nor any other Mormon would | liu likely to use.?Kl>. IIkuaLIi], lor Ironh.e is cxpccled. | A plenty ol emigrants nto Colli ng. Peed untie nnd sell hoilillig. ll they cuuuol live ou the stock tliey buve got wo can. HKIGHA.U YOUNG. "Lyman, alter be got through with the two loiters, sat still u moment and said, as nearly as I can recol lect, 'Brother Loo, I think 1 wonl't do as I've been ordered by Prcsldonl Young. It's a bud affair ibat has happoued to tho Church; It's bad lor you, uud some day I aspect you'll have to answer for ll even though Brlghain Young is at iho root of all the eviL I'll not tako these let tors; you had bolter save them, dome day they may help you out. At present, Brother Lee, Brlgbam Young Is trying lo screen himself.' " Idaho Bill hero s -cmed disposed to rest from bis nurrativo. He gradually adopted tho demeanor of a turilo anxious to withdraw Use 1 Into It's sboll. To various interrogntories ho responded in monosyllables, regarding tboceihog with au unsteady eye. I was for some moments at lault, but st last aroused him with a question which shot boiue. "Haven't you got auythlng mora valuable to say, Bill, tbau all tbia fol-de-rol f" The convict blushed to bis hair and responded, In diguuutly, "I've ireutod you well, sir; I've fold yon the story > ou asked mo lo tell, and every word of ll, as lur at 1 can recollect, Is God's truth." "Very woll. But is it possible that such a smart bqy as you were aud suoh a man as you have been In this * errtiory lor a good many years past, never got hold ol gny thing mora Important In the shape ol docn memory evidence than what you have desoribed?" "iigseuaia to mo," replied Idaho Bui, wriggling Ut his teat, "that that letter (rate Brlfhaft YMthfM preliy d?d important." "Not at all It Is only s copy. Htv* you get tbs original?" "Well, no; that's so," answored Bill, grussomely. A STARTUX > REVELATION. "llss Mrs. Leo got It?" "1 don't beliovo tho bos. But," said Idaho Bill, sft-r a panto, stretching out his hand atained with stove bluckuig, and laying It Impressively upon my knee, "there's soother letter thul I have never shown to any living mun. " With some difficulty I drew from this strange In lorn-.tnt a disclosure wbleli on its fanu appears totally apoctiryphal, hut winch if founded in iruih would ohaugo the desnuy of the lorrliory of Utah within a very brlcl space. "Caroline Leo," ho testified, "gave me on Iho night I left Mr house to go Kusl, this totter Irom Briglinm Young to John I) Lee. It W.ts received by Lo* lata in tho la 11, or curly in the winior stior tho massacre, about a month alter Leo returned from Ins visit to Salt Lake City, where he went to report iho ciroumstances to Uri(buut Young. When Mr*. Leu gave mo this letter she spoke to mo In th s way. .-aid she, 'Charley, boro's.motbor letter I've got for you to keep. This Is thu most lniportsut ol ull. When you gel oldeV you'll know more about the meaning of it. It tells you who were the ineu who killed your folks Some ll mo tt tuav be ol great use to you. Hung on to it, Charlie; nevor Itt anybody taku It uwny irom you, ool even wbeo you undress yourself,' and so ou." uu; prophet's fear. licro in lite lettor: ? (Salt Lakk < irv. (Date not.recollected I exactly, l>ui t?8 intimated .ill0*0). f Brother Jons II. Lkk:? 1 liuvo writtcu to Washington sail got tuy answer. , ]i is l.ivurut'lo. Now, Brother Lea, shoulder noua of this on niv. All the orders I U..vo given you and uiy coil use, about II. e muss..ores that have been done and will bo done, kofp to your sell lorrver. And tbo win leu letters you h..vo frout tuo, destroy tuetn tl you have not already uooo ku. It to iircue.sury that everything shall nunm 011 to your own soouidors, lor li t glil aud liamc aud lliahe.i and Misbnp smith nuva no nerve. You will thus merit a high position 111 toe l.'hurcu and a celestial orowu in tbo next w rid, and you shall have 1 Itv 111. Ketch us many w ves us you w.iut and I will seal Ihum 10 >ou. All the iuws, Droiher l.ee, thu exist between nc.ivtu and bell can aid shall never toueii you ll my naino Is kept iu 1 ho ba< kground so mat I oau wirt; or you. 1 repeal that Uu'nu, H.nglit, Hifhce, diewurt uhU bishop Mm 11U have not Hi? in rvo to-i n 1 by anything; that t buse lound out positively. Jos pli .smdli always said you ware ibe only true arm ol tnoloi. Do as 1 tall you, brother Loe. 1 hutr Hint next winter you will 00 in tlie Legislature. liltlllriAM YHI Mi. Waiving comment ou this letter lor 11 moment, I re quested Idaho Hi.I to go on and loll what be knew nl mil It 1111 ite 11 aud ibo other children niter he left Har mony und started Last. ' soul's or Tin-: captivc ciiildkkw. "1 left Caroline l.oe's house,'' sal.I he, "in the spring ol 11&8 Willi, t Itniik, about lour or live other children. , As wu proceeded lit tie squad* ol chtldrou Joined us from cms 10 tune. I don'l know where ibcy ! came lroiu. Dr. Forney was in chargo. ol all. I bo only other niun 1 recollect who was with us was named Thomas Willi*, who piloioti us after we hut .Spanish Fork. Wo moved nut from there Into ih? tin in ti Valley, toward the cant. The Ural place we ?topped m w as La Forte, on I ho cache I.m I'oadre, iu Colorado. There wan no town tbero then?only a trad ing pott," "Do you recollect what children were wtih yon thenY" "I don't remember all of them I was so young, and 11 was such a long iiuno ago; hut I rau toll you tbo names of somo. When wu got to La Forte wa had three sick children, two named llulT, daughter- of widow HufT, who had ber throat cut at Mountain Meadows, uud one nainoil Morton. The preltital Hull girl D now living in Oasawotnmie, M 1*1111 county, Kan . sod 1 Lei I you, sir, that, as little us I was then, I've alw ays unco had the notion that sbo was Just as 1 pretty a child as ever stood In shoes. Tbo children'h Barnes I recalled wore these:? "Mary II. number, iny sister, three and a half year*. "Tbo lluft children, u boy ol lour and ? girl of about two nud a hall years. "Charles Burroughs, three years, from Olathe, Johnson county, Kan. ?-William Morgan, two and n half years, Kansas City. "William Cooper, one and a hell years, and "Jo-c|di Cooper, about three years, Lawrence, Kan. SKKHIXO TKNOSAN'K IN ITaII. "There wore plenty ol others ibat I didn't get ae quumicd w ith. It was a pretty hard kind of a trip. and I, lor one. was pan 10 pet through with It. At Kai.aa* City.Dr. Korucy apprenticed mo at Ural to a iiud named bloiu. I'li-re, about ?ix month* utter. wird, 1 was bear 1 ol ami lukuti charge of by l?y uncle, Mr. Whining r. I stayed wnb lain I ruin ibo wiutcr ol 184U to tuc vpriug of is 1. I wuni luto the aervioo In Hie lutlcr year und r an o'd Iricint or my fatuer. who is now in Cungroe.-. Billy William*. Ilo wan vent to Washington Irom Hie north part cf luduna. A? tor too. 1 stayed in ibo army through throe *Dli?tmonts. I \v?* dsdjargod in 1MS.7- In llial year I came wist to liah. cunced by promise* ot Homo fb.OOO lo $l(l,i.00 vih?.li Hubert HsWiO.v, of IvauaaS City, told 1110 I eoU.d get to establish my | sell IU ousiocjs In Salt L.ko City. I was given to uudorstuod that ibis money would bo luruUhcd by tuc Jloituons ns a klu t ol sol-oll lor lint inur.lrr of tny people. 1 got nothing Irom the Mormons, ol cmr.e, aud ha l lo leave tlio country nihility quick to save tny III?. Tbey (bought, 1 .uppuae, tbal I knew too much. 1 weul to Moulun i lu lb.* spring ot lHCit, und e rued some money lhal year. In ibo spring ol lbtii 1 returned to I.'tab lor revenge, lint bas been my object lu lib ever since, aud people down in Southern I tuh know- it." ?'You mean b> revenge, I suppose, that you wanted to puni.-b llii men who kil.e I your people "That's exactly it. f irst I minted l.-o up at Old Harmony; 1 was old enough then to look him lu tlio eyes without getting up on a lootslool. lie accom panied .no io l'augunch, where 1 met Stewart, Haiuht. lllgboe anil a *inug-r. I ttppliod to them?I rem mber it was ou a day when Daiim wns present? lor stick and money thst rigluuilly belonged to my lather at tho ntuo ol tlio mas sacre, and which, or its equivalent, 1 wautcih 1 couMu'l get the least sniisluutiou. aud lor lour your* 1 tried lo get even with them in alio:Iter way. 1 worked imrt ol tho limn aud hunted them tho rest ol the time. Uuoo 1 got very near tbeiu i louud ihetr camp iu tho mountains where they w re scouting aud keoplng away lroui llto oilicers, only throo or lour hour* alter they had l-lt. Hut I never could get a loir sight o! them. This lasted until 1871. wUon I went to Montana, worked the whole summer there and came h ick iigiun lo southern I tab. 1 lc>t Llati again in 1*7.1, for Idaho, rammed in the winter ol l*72d. and spent ucarly the whole of that wtuter hauling alter those Mouutaiu Meadows (lends 1 mot Leo toward sprlug, an ! was stood oil oy a promise Irom hlai that 11 I would st iy out ul tho Territory, make no I is* and say uothina 1 should have S12.00U, whtou tuey would rales end pay over to mo at cerium times during the next year. Dl course I never got a coot; they never fulfilled any ol their promises 1 was out ol int uey and bad to let thorn rest iiutil a year ago last New Y ear's,'1878. I'lton 1 started utlur ihutu aunu, and got into this trouble about iho treaiure-box ou the stage," [The "trouble" which Idaho Bill so modestly al? lu tes to was Iho icmlt ol the robbery ol it slt.go sta lion, of Which bo wns convicted ut tho samo term ol the court with John 1). Lee, and lor wU.cli ho was sen tenced to lou years' imprisonment.?Lit, IIkkald.] co.wikhatio.v mv oath. 1 now reverted to mo story which Idaho Bill had told me in regard to tho extraordinary letters Irotn Urlghum Young, and gave bun, one after the other, the iollowing nuts to crack:?"(1) Will you swear that you heard Ainusa Lyman read tho letter dated August 15, l?57, and that vou huvo a corroct copy of It so lar us tue sense and moaning ol it go? (21 Will you swell to whut you have told roe In regard to Mrs. Leo's giving you tue or.gmai teller Irom ltrigbuiu Young lo Lue wruton alter iho massacro? (it) Will you sweur to ibe statement you have uiado in regard to your preservation ol that letter lrotn your childhood r (4) Aro you able to rwear that you hayo given uio Irom uiomory an ucctirate trunscript of that letter? (5) Oun you swear that ibo letter Is actually In Bcighsm Young's handwriting? (6) Uo you swear tbal you kuow Hie present whereabout* ol the letter? (7) Lac you prcdueo tho letter? and (S) will you produce It to mo or to Mr. Howard. Unitud States District Attorney If, on its prooi lo be genuine, ynu obtain the promisu of your liberty?" To those questions Id iho Bill gave prompt und dell ? nite answers, inking bis solemn oath in tho afllrma live, except when ho quabtled It by saying that "perhaps ho hadu't got every word In the let. tars exuotly atruigiil, but the meaning and almost every sentence ho was sure wouldn't ho shared to ditonnt'to "anything tt O**' oapitt o9fc tto hthis which I read over to liini weru compared Willi ths originals." tVhen I called his attention snow to tho improbable tule that Briglium Young had so commit ted himself in writing that Caroline, Lee's wile, bad Intrusted him, n mere child, with a document which common sense must have assured nor might bo neces sary for the protection of her huaband's lilo, and that she, who was on good terms with her husband up to the time ol his execution, uuiitiod to come forward and one snob a letter in Itta boball. Whon 1 called to bis attention these discrepancies and also tho lurt thai nelibar Leo himseli nor his invorite w.fe, Kachel, who was wiib him to ibe last aud who must hiveboen in torined by Lo* ot such loners il tbey were ever writ ! ten, ollored to produce copies ol them or asserted tboin | lu i'ns uelence Idaho Bill squared hlmao f aud entered I upmi this explanation:? KAI I II IN JIK Hi IIAM. ??Duii'l you sco,'' ho siid, ' ibut I,to bud lost those lette rs iiml liud no show/ Don't you sou that Caroline Loo liud |iurtuil with tun principal Idler written by ill lull tin Young to mo, ami could not produce it; nnd don't you ?oe, liirtlicr, (lint Jiucliul probutily uover suv tlio letter, and that it kiio d d her statement shout It wouldn't b tvu been worth anything in court / What would liuvo been tho use ot Leu or Itacoel or Carolino or anybody tlso going Into court utid swearing to sui.lt letters i! tlioy couldn't show tliom ? Leo soppoeud thattheso letters were stolen wiib the rest ol bis |?a| ers years ago Irotn Do liousu at Lonoly Hot' Kerry. Why, 1 suppose Leo told mo titty time- while we were in prison at Uetver together ib.it il be could only ^'oi bold ol u letier that Hrighuiii Young wrote blm bo could snap Ins lingers at tlicm all. Just to tantalize hi in I tol.l him a IPllu about lite Brigbam Young loiter tuat I bay'o lu my po sossion. 1 didn't leil him exactly that I bad the letter, lju.-t told 111 in cuough of it to let him know that I understood whul it was. He aahi io mo, "Hill, you Know a good deal inorc than I thought you did," and (rout tout tiiuo ho comtneueed to make up to tuo and tried to Und out ull I know. 11" promised that il 1 wou d nuuist htm when lie wanted mo to w ith my testimony tio would sue thut I got out ol prison all saio. Hut I never gavo my lull cnuAdcucc to John IK Loo; (la tin him, I wanted him tod.c. Mm w ithstanding his beltol tli it bu would got oif 1 never took uuy stoik in iu 1 w.iu uonvincM that ho v.as a dead man, sure. Ho thought j to the very lust that Hrigbum Young would save bim. Just hero lies the tinal auswer to your question why tbojo Idiom I have got wore ] not nil tided to by Lee or bis wives in bis iie.ruc, and ' wby I jiw al lu'i call on in? to help bim by testily mg to ] w hat I knew about Hrglutii Young. He bad given up I nil hope through everybody but Krighum Young, j lirlgliuni Young, you r. member (or, II you don't, 1 cati tell you), had sunt hlin word, somo yu.ira before bo was arrested, to keep quiet and ho would protect turn. H' 'n 0 aWo aid to Ituchel, lit Heaver, 'that It John would stand lirtn not u hair ol tils bead should bo harmed..' Tbo very morning wlten tic loll tho Kent. I it nti.iry hero and started towur I tbo puce ol bis oxecu- ' tlou ho sal i to tno, 'Bill, I'll be n free man In le-a than ? twenty day*. Iltcy'rn inakiog a big th ug ol .1; thoy'ro ] going to have quite a show. They're going to tnko uiu lliiotigh a narrow pismge, and then they're going to make me s.t down mi my collln. It'll Us i* big scuro, 1 Hill, hut at tho last minute it'll lie our way.' "Wlty," exclaimed Idaho Bill itlrr-h, "Lee expect ml Brighaiti Young would save him, even alier tbo hand kert li in I wu? put over bis eye. He bad said to mu i more than one iliat Hrigtiaiii would put up ? 1(H),000, or oven fJdO.OOO to pri vont bin doatn. II L<:n bad raised the bandkurcbtel from his eye? at the lust moment and -con lite mu//.le? o| those guns he'd have squawked, by (iodl Kvon Kachel, who lelt hero tbe morning slier Lou did, was as confident ?show**. I naked her, Juit at I was saying goodby to ber, whether she believed that tbe botd men ol tbo Church would st ck by bim, and she replied, 'Ye*, Hill, they will. When 1 was downtown, day beloro yesterday, lllsbop Hunter said to uie, "Sisier Rachel, keep your own counsel and tell Brother Loe to keep In*. No barm shall come to bun." ' " "SACKtD" COX*!PKNCK*. "I'll go on now," continued llill, "to toll you wby I Liter tuudo u-o ol this lotlor you ilnnk ?o much ol, for toy own take, lu tbe Ursi place?yee cm bellero It or not?I got that letter under audi cirttJtORiauoee, nnd 1'vo carried it ho many years, that I've held it kind o' Mcred, I novor thought o! using it untii the lime ol my trial, when my counsel down ni Heaver asked me one way H 1 uad auy papers relating to any of tho Mormons in connect.on with the Mountain Meadows massacre .' 1 told him I bad. lie d; lo'i ask me ttio inriicuUr* about ihein; b? ony ?? <1. 'You'd better nam tbeni un and lake good ?: ?ru not to lose tbeiu ' Next, as 1 \o told you. I didn't dec the letter lo connection whb Dec bccauso I didn't iielievo ho could do me any good, as in- promised to. and becau-.e 1 knew bo wa* guilty and ought to he exoculoj.' "But why have you never spoken lo Mr. Howard or Marshal Ncltou aliout it "to icll you tbo truth, t didn't have much of an opiuiou u( Huward lor a goo J |(,n ? while This wasn't lor the reason that he helped to get tno Into this scrape, although I'm a# innocent as yud are of wnal they sent mo bore lor; it was because I thought h< Was dealing loo goutly with John l>. laic. I.en h id all sorts of privileges here; ho could go dowu town with out Irons, wrliile 1 w- s tuk'U out in haodenls, and loi two weeks they kept mo hack here in a cage No, sir, 1 dlin't go much on Howard until I hard that J >lto Ik I.eo was shot. Then I g it a uewr opinion of Hub and Nelson. St til. be never seemed lo lawo much in* j tcresl In Inquiring about what I knew or whether I knew anything or not. I -lit u ud h m a .short wrrten statement ouce about iho in - icre, b it I never heard anything Iroin it and suppose ho didn't think It wis of much account. It didn't have either or the letterg in that 1 have given you. You iro tbu only mm. Mr, , that knows any:lung about this last letter tUal I have got iu Driglmiii Young'* own Handwriting." WIIBIB IS Tilt: lb itch f "Where Is that letter, Dili? Is it within reach, wheru I e?n bo permitted io ?eo it ant satisfy myself that you are not mistaken and that It is not a for ! gery ?'? "It la in Southern L'tah. of coarse you won't ask tn ? to say ex.utly w ,ere It is nut I 1 can understau,d what good it w ill do me. I'm in here for ton years, and that letter is ihu < uly tinny, by God! that 1'vogot i to help me iu a I this world. I've got to luko care of 1 mystill, and 1 ain't sure w.i.-h aide 1 intent do iho bos' with " Just hoforo I hade adieu to Id tho Hill lie slid:?"I'll toll you . Dottier little ihtig that you can put into Hie paper II you wuut to. \ year ?r two ego, wheu I was down South, I used to run .bout N w Year'.- with on* ol llaigbl's d.iUglileis II.titled Kill >hc Was about sixteen or scvcuiccu yours old. (luec, when we got to miking about Mountain Meadows, sliu sunl to mo, 'Hill, if ever pt gets snubbed tnov'II -on some loners that lie's gut that'll show up Brtghum Youug mighty quick.'" lltAIKI hill's written ktoky. Tbo lollowiug is a copy uf Idaho Dill's wrl'ten ststo ment to which ho reh-rs ubov - and which lie sent to District Attorney Howard last February. I need not add that Mr. Howard, to whom I Invo exhibited copies o( the letters alleged by Bill to he tu his possession, wnl lose no Hmo lu testing Ins voracity:? Kkdrlmry 16, 1S77. "The train split up at Cinon Fort, eleven in lies -outh ol .Silt l.ako City. Father took ehirgool the train and started to move on to Culitoruia. The ttrsi c imp was Lehl; second, l'rovo; third, sprtngvllle?ramped there one or two days; lourth, I'ondtown; tilth, Salt Creak; sixth, I.ovju; seventh, Sevier?there camped a day or two?eighth, ltouud Valley; ninth, Cedar Springs; tenth, * Fillmore; eleventh, Corn Creek; twre'lth. Dry Camp In Dog Valley; ihlrtoenth, Covo Creek; lourteontn, I'mo Creek; lllteenih, Indian Creek; sixioenth, Beaver; sovctitecuih, Buckhorn Springs; eighteenth, l'urownn; nineteenth. Cedar City, aud bought hour; twentieth. Iron Springs; twenty-nrst, Autelopo eprings; twenty-second, Dry Camp; iwenty-tlnrd. Mountain Meadows; camped about a hundred yards southeast ol tbu Springs?worn driven into camp by tho Indians. "Camped there six or seven "lays. Tho Indians and the Mormons were killing the stock aud wounding tho emigrants 'l'ue llag ot truco c.imo aud lather sur rendered, giving up the arms, and tho'J John D I.eo came In aud sal down. Father ?v<s burying ? woman that was snot The next tliui eamo wad Higher, lie (old Lee that il.ilght said bnrry up. That the Indians weie mad nut so wis ho. Then father had tho urms put luto a wugoh, an I lour wounded iiicu uiid a boy ami girl were put in o the tamo wagon and the children uli into another wagon. Then lather had the families all tail luto ranks, wheu Uigboe ordered the w a.ons i ? move out of the corral nod the families to lollow When we all got out of the corral the loams went ono way aud tho famine* went M? the right and we tu the lett. John [' I.eo lollowcd behind our wagon, and when we got orop a litllo ridge wo heard the bring ol guns, and, a few minutes allerwanl, Iho Indians und a low Mormons ciiim arouud us aud took tho wuuatt.'d out ol llio wagon and killed them, but Joan D. D o did not kill anybody, lie begged thein lo spa-o our lives. Jake Hutnblin, McMurdv and McKnight look a hand in tiio killing. Deo cried, saying, 'For God's sake, spare tho children.' "Then they took us children to n unldtu's r.incho and stopprd ull night. They took us to Cedar the next day, and tuen Groves took inu to D -o's. Caroline D<-a took care ol me. I ??< there six montlns when II nub liu rauin unit look mo out and nsked mo tl I knew who killed the wh'tes. t tola him that 'the Indians -lid it,' lor Mrs. D o said lor inc to tell them so or they would kill ma ?Tlic n?xt who camo was Ama?a Lyman, lit ! wanted to know ol mo who killed the cmur.-inls. I told | III Hi that tbo Indian* dtd. lie naked John I). Leo to see Mime letters Una he had and Leo obowed them to I him. Lvmau road Ihem and bunded them back 10 Leo, lolling ti I in to savo ttieni, at some any they would do I)fin aonio good. Mr-. Loo then culled mo away, and i told mo to go back . nl listen to overt word that tlioy 1 laid, and 10 come an < toll her. I did ?u, and heard ! Lyman tay to Leo that i-omo day ho und all tbo rest would have to un-wer lor what they had done; that Iirlglmm w ia to blani". an J so was Gourde A. Smith; that ho (Lyman) w.ii sorry lor it, and that it would hurt tho Church. Then I wont to Mrs. Leo and told her wh it lliey biild. She ml i m ? every ?xy th it tbo Mor. minis Killed my (atlier n id Mother, but 1 mutt not toll aoy Dim or the Mormons would kill me. Ii any oi in? murderers came nrnuod sho would tell me who thoy were. Slew art cuinu ?ad((hsrroied with Loe, and sha told mo ho helped in kill llio emigrants. "Now 1 want nine to straighten inytslf out, for out* Aiders will mi j I lit I It ia a p.uy to gut out o I prison; out it is nut so. I nui lulling tho truth. I havo got the W'irs.i ul it ever siucu 1 ha\ e heen Ar rested. I have hid no show to huild inysOli up. I hey havo told Colonel Nelson a thousand lies whila 1 b*w only told Iiiiu two. one ol them w is last spring, ut Leaver, aird tho ulhor WAS last fall. It was about 1 enn when you .eiegr.iphcd to ??? to know If Did been sreu down lh.il Way. "I he Mormon- w-ro glad to hour that I was arrested. Now, I Waul (lino io provo up what I say. I am ulouo hero?without iriondA, wllh the exception of ono sis er. 1 have not told you halt that 1 can About (ha Mouiitaiu Meadows in tssucrst Mrs. Let drilled mo to recoiled everything. 1 think I havo given youths camp right. 1 liivo travelled them often Klnco lor the purpose ol catching 111:4bee, lor ho la the una wuo killed my 1st her. 1 trie I to get out I m lull to got him, but no olio would bollove me. 1 w ill close and trust to you, hoping that you will not be like the rest Yours, truly, CHAUI.LS lUAl'CHUk" LKS pX IDAHO BILL. .InAt iis I nm closing this .utter s paper cotnoi into my bands w bich lunus addition il interest to iL Tho paper contains u stalutnrnt made iu regard to Idsho llill by John l>. Lee just beloro his c\ouUllon. It curmusly corroboruts's, in some r' spools, what Idaho llill bus ?n 1, und whilo it should be bornu in roiud by the reauor lb it Lee nnd Idaho llill may have "conked up," while thoy wi re in prison together, a story lot their III 11 Mi a I net!' lit ths two siori - as here published do not ou their luces ? nilrciv justify such n conclusion. "1 his man, known ns M 1I10 Hill, I mo t po.-itively Irelieve Is ouo id 1I10 uhildrou who wore saved si the Mountain Meadows luas-a*. e, and th it he le tbo aou of Captain C. Gaucher, o! Hie Arkai sisci tupitny ol emi grants. He Was ubou' nine or ten years old wbeu I rescued him. 11 e Isms are these:? Tho Iudiana attacaed (ho wagon .but Conia tied the children at tbe Meadows; ono ol thorn aitlsed this lad by tho hair 01 ibo head, jvrkid in in down und cut his chin on the wagon box. I took him hum ; he lived with my wives Kaohel and Caroline, una olun slept at the loot ol the Led with Caroline. 1 me she indulged him in because he was to frightened ubout the Indians that he would scream nut in Ills sleep. While l.v>ug wi.n her he cut the hig toe of nis lell loot nisr the second Joint. He was ol rather dark complexion, w 11I1 keen Mfltk eye* and black or rnther nark brown hair, which was as coirsc and straight us an Indian's. <>oo day Jacob II unidin 1 am* nod look lilui out of the door to talk with turn. It wai in Urn e\ eiaug, and before be wont out 1 told him to tay nothing to ilimbiin, not to spook ol bis own lather and not to mention tuo names ol any of thu , coiujMuy, lor if be did tomobudy would kill him. The