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; I- cifYfioossir.' w m' . ( "';tiixaKeBtobe; dtojposMIon iefi'cf f; sIrnewarmi" toeVefy oar lawj t.matts ? hew Just, thsjr, U, el' tai refuse eompty vim the neceeisaty teguUtioa for thi eafetyof (HHt'ty AaytWrig wadeanddemsiieby its ' , o eurtepreeeatatlve I at once cried dVwn, and . , aw and order ere disregarded. Caucus" sue ting ,; ar held (for ! purpos of .anion , .trtppposlnft' ', the just requlremenUofcitydemands. Speechei. ; - ara, ma'de,' and curses 'nbt. loud bat deep" at-iered at-iered against, all exactmentt from ttheir- coffer. ! A calicos meeting was held, little lime ago so rep'ohrteays-.by injiutntial 'parties, the objefetof which Wis.to resist. payment of certaia taxusde-' mandei'byour muolclpal regulatlonsi Opinions wei;e pitereand st'rong.speechee deliveredj both .shorC;and.pbinfp tending ' i'c oppbae oar f.eces i sary" laws ana yet thespyery raea wpuld.;hol low and rave about Imaginary discrepancies ia' -bar compliance:, wl(h the law,. .Iti. that; saeeff ng, hqweyerj alluded tq,,f am proud to state'' that on or. two .fionorable feilpw lirnily bp posed the object of .the me'etli g 'and- 4ecl'ed, their intentioij of cpmplying with lbederhands-V they had come to this territory, and were bofind 5 aj -toobey ltIaiv;anilif they did nnj like , tbemi p. ,'. theyeoold and would leave,'' But having coma V a here.as llie ild enylrg Ij.wlien tV.Rome thej?1," would iff a' Rome "required,"- -Their movement c,, , 'V" wa uccefoT .to break up the Mnttrotlon,v ' and, taxes' had to be forked out, a the law de- X mands. Honorable men like these wlti be re-, ' ptcted, and aupporled financially1 and phytic-'- ;': ally'Botwitbstanding; udden attacks, inay be ' V ? madia upen 'themln Hie- darkness . of flight, by' "7 disappointed depefa.doey , 7 - The liori. Judge sincfair.has Miut ht; Isea ." son; W associate wltt j'hl family and friend f.ia the 4,'6i4 dominion' .The Judge jeaVeswUh' the respect of many ourcltkensania especially of those; by ;Wliom he jae Immediately Yurrouil J. d.w, lie '1 a gentlman of .ability "auci a'cejotre-;ments, a'cejotre-;ments, and thougbefor a while; his, course ?w jralbw dotth'tf Bl,;yet, Jatterly. by - hi 'sitra'ighlfor ward conduct, ahd.defire;' to sustiiajifa ;4lgrii- 1 tied Jpo'sUionii 'liet was growing Wpfdly la the k estimation of; thp cltfxens?, sThe border 'of ; hi. courtwaV'cejtaii ly gratifying to all Jovefs of. goodprder. Oncers very frequently ;ln a, new j arid Utge"cottiitry Jike- this. lebor. nnder, toany di(advanfages,hqtfi inpromptitudeof actlotfand facilklestoVprbsecntipa of dotted when' cnmr paftd;wiih bldnd well regulated Slate. Man I thtngs.have : to be takenintoconaUeratl'on; ,wheft processes, are aeVVed,; and jawaj-tVho'tiined I beforjf wj,aan 1 juddbrectlyianda'nyi, tep 1 freqiientiyiatfrlbula'i tp. I parentremianeof ijuly' or' delay pf fj'itice. lu.thla way we havufiered opprobrium by thoae o'eterrolned lo fiqd , fault wfthany. and evetylliing f ailed ;Mormon.? I have not the t Ifost hesitation iu saying that in no -country in ' the worM wlll pubitc oificers be more of, ooner respected than liere, if thejr coarse is honorable, I ImpartiaT and reanorinWe: end, In none will, the S opposlte coursa be inore;watcIied nnirilespijed. . R Arwlher.vistfiV i I SF-?-.';?0,?.!1 bjnMtdutyi on ' B ;exsmlnation;onhe fact,.ln retnrningai. verdict .oiftbdesef Bat;douht;exil Ipj the rn'M of II ht'anyof the "prictfeabn jl mansfiMiing'bfniWlf.from.Uie- of the jl skull, IhS buileassinV'thrbugH thfl head ln a i earlyoiizopUi llnejnd jhe pistol foand linder, him iajariiear hjiiightlhsbdl. TJie arIrii,bftB jl cerlain party frwirjhe -1 witfi v Johtt'Gfieen,. ,whV had also been f b realeied .by t he for mej js. iikewlie.s. .rri tter M Of grave upJclon.;jt:w'b Wt cast wflfuliy'an irnpuitatibn bn any rninj yej.it 1 S tliegosslpdf thp.city I'Sno" we have a right to M Weigh every circumstance' that -ai!ee the publip f secbrily, It fa .suspecTed that he ell by the i j hand orariother tfian iiimjelf.' V.'" v" ' There V an old aaylhg, "jet a beggar on horse. fi t,andhe will gallop to tbo devil,'' 'Well, I 1 1 am rather Inclined to endorse the "saw' wlien I eee the attempts bl some poor anguciin htrba, B , to aail our. religion and make it bott for their R weak stroke. Men who profess no cred, ; and H practice no moral precepts, whose insplror is their glass, and whose present brrad and butter S U (lie prize of itieir high calling, are certainly W very fit men. to criticize any system of morals m end-religion I, It Is net very eupposabto that S they ever reflected one hour upon any religion M in their Ilves,'nd yet. the fellows would sit upon m tlieool-saok; iojui)g thestajusofa giant, of M toajscoureo upon morality. As Vfe" SB tht H owl judge of Hie aweet tones of the nihtln5i H or the stupid donkey .condemn the course and power of the ipcp'mbljve engine. Ragged, and 9 degraded when, they arrive hre, because tbey. willbo'a cat' paw for b certain party, who wets not able to get any other persons, j they are now : m mounted on jaded nsg, and with s'pilr of worn w out pens and whip of cobweb, ihey are setting M out Id travel In quest' of. what they will never B find. You do Well not to fight with pigmies' They remind me of a dwarf about four feetaix 9 inches high, who had to carry rocks lii hi m pocket to keep him from being carried off with tbe m wind. He put himself in a pugilistic attitude M to attack every man he saw, and asked him, for B God' sake to fight him; but on looking at bl, H calibre and dimensions, he could not obtain H 9 wisl). In a little lime, finding no person to grat Ify his combitiveiioss, be dashed oat bis few ffl brains against the wall'. There Is no use for a H hunter to pursue every animal ba. sees. There 9j Ij a certain thing well known here by tbe name B of skunk or. polecat, which If pursued, taken and Hf killed, Poly emit an obnoxlou effluvium, aa4 tbe only re ward the hunter gets for bis pains la to? um well known. would, expect r)6 better froo B noticing tiie parties r allude to, hence the ''better H p-rtof yajorlsdlscretlpu," Pistol firing practiced commonly,. I am sorry1 Wk toay, in thl city, toth day and night. 11 " B really time that au end khpuld. be put tb K for the safety ol the public, and the city laws be to- B forced. It Is shocking to hear evety hour M jS many pistol shots, and to aee the reekleesness pt iS men carrying firearms. I hope that ere long a M law will be passed in the legislature, and an or- Wt dinance by tbe City Council against tbe car- 9 rylpj of firearm ia tha cities and ettleraents. S ' Seen ttoveRunt U tlaiei .and wcewary, end I hop to w it BAfc- . ' torfl sea " I weapon of.iitA ewlBfc by of frtoiw of ttV eMU,e ''Bl oy 9t fif,eB ywr nd 5 ioafr ta Bten of fifty, and respectable mer- B ehanfs. Itl American Institutions andll9ertythatany necessity hoia lst for , ' tbelV appearance Uay boor. ; ' :H Oar annual tarH'orfilfalr' haa com! off with "i m eonsWerahle eaecet,; "The citfoer sremed.mor ' 'B iijmiwibowevVVltlllngthan.coptributing. H The fair1, thoagb not to (nuiaerou In rtictes and spwitaeM.M.foraeriy, Wfa,t least' intereeihig - sacl (;rora'wbt I Ilrd,r0m .pirlle jmt arrived -H 'ron ib States,. It surpassed .several Slate' ex- -' bibUiOMjfeoltflB qualiiy anil quantity, ... The ' directoYi exerted tlieiBMlvet .boyaHil cptnmon H Btad , deserve the JilRheat praUo, It it ;a I tpityitmtonrpeepId9iollnlere5Mbroael"e tn , I h)t matter taora than they do; ; I hear that M mal'partie In oobBexion with tha adclaty - ire foniifnethetnaelveslnton commllte to try ' ii racing qaalltle of our horaet, and,, for the B pn'P"' inil'iiifeBraglng t!i;bred,.of ,' 9 blooded horae. Thfa wlll'take wall, "no doubt, H M ,n'V? tbal.it will b jaatalned by Itrgaiub 1 S tetlpttoM.' ItwlllWa ioarta of pleaaara and "i m awaeraentto,th peopl. ,. 1 H '""' t .OasTa t' 1 "A VlNDlCATlOisr OP CHARACTEtl; ! , M? I h"' '- 0.,j3. LCiTir;iOct.'f3; i859.'N j B. 'ilfiia Eftiroiui,6-TinpM6twTiiiy- : K sJltving iwured myielf. of 'yourClndperiaence V B and your,wadfniji"opn!yorircplnmht,'trt all. ') M - ha aeelr jastlcani '; S letyea in the public estimation, Wbel) tb'elr char- H iictir .haf been Unjuatt 'assalley, 1 take the H llbeVty of jolioltlng tbe iDiertipl. of tbft; following IB .aUttncnl4ay)ujr "'v'-", '"' ' W ' 4i hawfalthruJIy v the U;' 8 ten yeata a If a iolJifr, during tlch tlmV I mounted but oii'e IE gitatd ai "U prlyate.aentlnel, and waa dinsequehtly II Bearly ihe whofe tlmft.o non-comieijaioned clH- -II cerarid 'aervlnin.oiiices of truat iuiih as ,"u I , qqaHetmMlerand CQnimfjaary sergeant, BncK , I beipg the case; any peraon St airacqualilted with I in Hilary altiln will readily.unjeralaiidliat my E conduct mast have been characterized by lion-I lion-I eatyjand aobriety, or"; t..aKpuld nat havd 'been,' jif tba;,firat plaee&Uowed .toeontinoB aoJong-a I non-comiulasioned olRcer; nor in the next have j been chosea'tb Cltj tlioaa ofllcea tf truit, wlien J there Wettf ad maaybthera'aa'capabi? aa ray-I ray-I aelf, if nt"mbre ip. ., , I In proof pf thla I would add that audi waa I Col Howe'a eaiimaTlon of my character, that about twelve monthe afnco he, atrpnRly recom. mended raa for a commlsa'lon "a tlilng.lie would i not have dared to do Unleaa my character waa I abova reproach. Yet notwilhatandiie the abovf fact, he refiiaed me a furlough, a privilege I generally granted by commanding.fOcer to men who have not aerved half, the lime I had, and who, while they did aerye, were Jiol entitled by their conduct to ra ahovo tha levrl of priva( aoldlers. Niirrierbua casta of thla kind have occurred oc-curred within' th last few months In the pft-aent pft-aent command, ndc it Waa not until I liad to reitgn the posltloii'Cquarter-rnaater sergeant) to wbichWy ipfigand.fjtUhfnl aervjcea and atiliitY'. ntltied mei and wlilcli I hud hfld lor Bconililef-able Bconililef-able tfmapyevlpusthatjiepanted me irjVboon,-thereby irjVboon,-thereby causing nip acdnjulerabte lo$ in rnonry,' aud an injury la-tbe event, of any agatute'nterin'g thoaervico. ' , The encloaed ai& lavit will ahsw tit's motive which actuated this officer, and the ui getttleman-ly;Jlne.pTf getttleman-ly;Jlne.pTf conduct which. he hap thought projifi to pursue in the matter, a wtll as the unfounded unfound-ed foi;ehood, which be haa ciiculated with rea pect to my character. In concluding this statement, state-ment, I would, aay that as men andaoldleri atid faithful aerranta of the government, I consider mjif If the superior of . Col. Howe, in support ol : which statemtnt I would call attention to hf ' cowardly conduct at Lockico, on the Slpux expe dition, for which 1 believe he was tried and sentenced sen-tenced by a court-manlal, and the numerous other occasions, on which be was brought to justice for embezzlement, &c I think my:cQtduct in my sphere w!l bear a favorable compariaou. ! In taking leave of (he 2d rffiime nt of U. S Dragoons, I take the opportunity now offered to bear testimony to the high character of its officers as gentlemen and gallant Soldiere (with the one exception), and assure thero, one and ail, that. I carry with me Into civil life the highest esteem for their characters. Jo the enlisted men I would say, be as bravo and indefatigable as you have ever beep In the discharge of your arduous I duties, and you,"wlll'not only gain the approval of your country, but continue the terror of it Very respectfully, your obedient servant, . John G. Iawi, Late Q. M. and Commi.ary Sergeant, 2J D. S. Dragoons. AMBUSCADE. Editoss or Ti MouNTAiNxxa: Did you ever know of anybody being led into an India i) ambuscade where the men, squaws, papooses, dog and ponies were ail fast asleep? w I once heard of such a thing. Will. BALLS. H Editorj ofthx Moy.-rrAiNEia: j On Wednesday evening s ball was held at VM Hallo's Hail. Tickets were Issued around to W families, and rrspectobla names prominently used, as though a reputable and well-conducted B affair wn Intended. Bat no such thing. Sev-B Sev-B we,''known barlois figured conspicuously at JH the ball, I understand. jfl Now, I protest sgainst any such attempt at dm o gross an imposition. And I wish to raise 9 my voleo to caution the public against any M simdar traps to catch the unwary. This kind Ml of opeiatlon would scarcely psss in the. great fm clllee of the lower world, nor ia my bumble op- jH Inlon is it a very healthy kind of business. In j Utah. Betterstopintime. O. S. L. City, Oct. C, 1 859. VlT'