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‘».¢" _, IMPORTANT REVELATION, GIVEN TO, AND PROPHECY MADE BI} ADVOCATE. Tm: Deseret News of Thursday, relates a case PROPHECY. ENOCH’B Revelation given editors of Enoch’s Advocate, May 1874. Concerning the Church Organs, the News and Herald. Behold and lo, I am Apollyon, Belial. Beelzebub, ,y'ea, even the serpent that tempted mother Eve and got Adam in a pickle, now, therefore, give ear to the words which I shall convey to you through your clairaudient powers, for they are important and concern the interests of the United Order. Verily, verily, I say unto you, I have seen copies of ENOCH’s ADVOCATE in President Young’s oﬂice, as also in the hands of all the leading men of the church, whereat I am exceeding pleased, for it rejoiceth me much to ﬁnd that In relation to the newspapers of the Church-and- of a woman in England who being paralized, > Kingdom, the News and the Herald, yea, even whom the doctors pronounced to be beyond rethe Tootltghts. covery, and who sent for the elders of the By virtue and authority of the Holy Priestchurch and recovered immediately. These hood of Beelzebub in us vested, and through a miracles are never performed in Utah because little inspiration furnished by Phil Mai-getts, we, the editors of Enocn’s ADVOCATE, do hereby we have lost faith in the Priesthood, and even prophecy, and command attention from all that if we call them in to our children, we have not dwelleth in Zion. . And it shall come to pass that after the lapse faith enough in them to do any good, and genof a brief period of time, or as soon as Enoch erally when the child has got the death-rattle in can be fairly organized and in proper working its throat We send for a physician to cure it, order, that, the Herald shall cease its existence and, of course, he don’t do it. For a joke, in as an ‘independent journal,’ and that its editors and such of its employees as have adopted the next column, and parallel with the above wooden shoes, shall remove to the consecrated item, the News publishes a list of cures for premises of the News, there to perform, under various ills, but never mentions calling in the the rules of the new organization, such duties you are zealously expounding the principles of as may be required of them in the building up Elders to annoint and lay on hands. Brethren the New Order, as well as other mysteries per- a aper devoted to the interests of Enoch him- we are losing the spirit. taining to the kingdom of that other fellow who se f. It shall also come to pass that little . ~-——~—¢o> got me kicked out—you remember the story. Tootlights will have to cease printing theater AND new word is sent that the old man arNow, therefore, ye faithful ink slingers, inas- programmes, it being the design to swallow up much as the mejumship of our mutual friend, this printing establishment also. rested here as old man Bender isn’t old man Briggy, Sen., is played out, and ye are gifted Behold and lo, 0 ye inhabitants of Zion, Bender. but another chap. What an unacin this respect, behold and lo, I have some in- mark well this prophecy, for verily it shall come commodating old wretch he is! After allowing formation to impart, which is for the good of to pass. the kingdom, and when imparted, will some day entitle ye to a proﬁtship, providing you can himself to be the old fellow for several weeks, after remaining in the hands of our kind-heart- get the brethren to hold up their hands; this SANGIO & WILTON are shrewd fellows, but ed police, decently lodged in the city cottage, information is also in furtherance of the blessed they must surely have missed it in putting the and “pampered on strawberries and cream,” Order which is instituted for the sole purpose following bill in the Saintly News, “ Conference to back out and prove to be another man altoof giving Briggy, Sen., the control of the people’s spondulix, brains and things. folks will pﬁ‘tchase thléir liquors and mild gether before he had been decently lynched in a Not to keep you too long in an ‘abnormal drinks from Sangio & Wilton.” We don’t beloving and Christian~like manner. Bah! The condition,’ which by-the-by, is What plays the lieve a word of it. The Saints who come from ingratitude of the people of this world is sickendeuce with all ‘proﬁts,’ seers and revelators, I will come to the point by saying that you have ‘ the different parts of the Territory to worship ing. already noticed with much concern the deca- the Lord and listen to his servants in this city, dence of the church organs—not the one Charley don’t drink liquors and “mild drinks!” ImMoore used to blow—and their wishy-washy character. The Deseret News neither satisﬁes possible! Messrs. Sangio & Wilton have made the Saints nor makes any impression on Gerr- amengmuertionand W141 apologize for item tiles, in other words it may be likened unto a early as possible. We should be happy to allow chip in porridge. The absence of brains in them the use of our columns in which to make some of its editorial staff, and the necessity which compels it to publish the twaddle of some the amends honorable, Why, if the thing got of my old acquaintances, whose misfortune is abroad, the ladies wouldn’t write to our Presithat they were not born contemporaneous with dent from the East and tell him that nobody Moses, are mainly the causes which have led it drank “Liquors and mild drinks” but the into idiocy. Now I say unto you that the Herald at times wicked Gentiles! This, thing will upset the has manifested a liveliness and a liberality which Kingdom if we are not careful. Sangio & Wilwas not wholly in accordance with the princi- ton, Stop it! A ple 3 of Briggy ‘s gospel, this however was mainly caused by a sudden exercise of brain power, —-—-.9-.——————' brought into activity by an inherent but well .. wiry" disguised a ostacy on the parts of Bros. Cain. Dunbar an Sloan; Bro. Dunbar at one time being a rebel against co-opemtion, Bro. Cain always a monogamist, in consequence of his wife’s repugnance to that holy order of wedlock, while Bro. Sloan has made himself a popular journalist by patterning too closely after our Old friend Paul, who was ‘all things to all men,’ and recommended people to marry rather than burn. Bro. S. has commenced to burn four times— notwithstanding all this, the Herald hath brains and but a poor printing ofﬁce, while the News bath a good printing ofﬁce, well know the )roprietors of the Ilerald dare not buck against nuc, two of them having already accepted positions of trust in the. New Order, and as you also know that times are bad, and swallow up, or enwrap the strand known as the ﬁt Herald, with a thousmid other strands, or in the language of my particular friend, Briggy, when speaking of Big CO-Op., absorb it by the. establishment Of the United Order; which when understood, will be found very like unto the animal depicted in this number of the ADVOCATE. And now behold, as I find I am exhaus'ing if they are not paid, the poor wretch who neglects this important duty, ﬁnds that the Lord has a greater fondness for ﬁlthy lucre than for his services, and may be found shortly after seeking a fresh job. -—————o-O¢——- —-—‘,.—. ' Thmnas Moore. IT was customary to tell, tl% elders in times Love your enemies, do gopd to them which'hate you. Ble s thtm which curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you. Jesus Christ. Now clear out, you nasty, stinking apostates, or I will unsheath my bowie-knife and conquer or die. B. Young, Pres. of the Church of Christ. Hey diddle. diddle. he cat and the fiddle. Mother Goose. the church unable to support but one paper, it hath privately been deemed expedient to squelch. I the Lordis very psn‘tmtin- having one Of his clerks on hand to receive the contributions, and Tar: ladies of this city are canvassing for signatures to an anti-liquor petition to be preHas President v .4 sented to the City Council. Young no interest in the Moon & Badlev disEXTRA C'I‘S FROM POPULAR, AUTHORS; tillery, in the Howard distillery, or in any other Oh! the lover may distillery or brewery in this Territory? Ladies Distrust that look which steals his soul away; The babe may cease to think that it can play be careful. You know not what you do. If you With heaven’s rainbow; Alchymists may doubt ﬂy thus in the face of the LOrd’s anointed The shining gold their crucible gives out; But faith, fanatic faith once wedded fast your labors will come to naught. To some dear falsehood hugs it to the last. but lacketh the brains. Now, therefore, my beloved ‘mejum,’ as you TITHING is a voluntary gift to the Lord, but when the Co-Op. and depot hands are paid off, O God bless Brigham Young! Bless him and all that bless him, W «ste tl-em away, 0! God, we pray, Who rising to oppose him Contend with thee! Zion's ” Pom.” past that education was unneccessary for a servant of the Lord, that all he would have to do when he addressed an audience was to open his mouth and the Lord would ﬁll it with words, and so astonish his audience. This, we believe to be a fact, for we have heard so many elders speak and use so many words, and nothing but words, that we must admit to having been astounded at their extreme ignorance. WE hope that all the faithful will rush forward and enrol their names in the lists of the United Order of Enox, and not let Brigham’s The hickory berry vine entwines The brown nut of the. turnin tree; The cashmere heifer skips and plays To the tuneful bleat of the feathery be, harem scare’um. ' On tall boughs 'mid the buckwheat buds your magnetic forces by this lengthy communication, I will again des0end to my own regions, but before doing so command you to prophecy on the above hints, and herein fail not. Behold I am Beelzebub, Apollyon, Belial, even he of the pitchfork and forked tail. We hear the low of the tinny plover While the bay bull hitched to the rumbling scythe N0TIC E . Husks out the golden clover. Arum. Allah is Allah, and Brigham is His Prophet. Mr. ”drummed. One hundred Cords of Wood wanted. Address, PEDRO, Bingham Canyon.