News from the Plains Arrival from the Salt Lake—News from the California Emigrants—Their Progress—Territorial Progress in the Great Basin


The Frontier Guardian reports that the crops in Utah are good and the crickets have almost entirely disappeared this season. Mormon relations with the California emigrants are good—many have been baptized and are staying in Salt Lake City. Utahans are celebrating the 24th of July this year instead of the Fourth for two reasons: the crops are not ready by the Fourth and the 24th is the day the first pioneers came into the valley.