250 NEVADA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY PAPERSmail from Great Salt Lake City. He brought but few letters and papers for Las Vegas.Thursday, Oct. 23. The Indians made a gen-eral break in the field to gather the stuff which had not been gathered in by the brethren. James T. S. Allred and Wm. P. Jones tried to get them out for a short time, but accomplished little. Three wagons and several families arrived at Las Vegas on their way to California. In the evening Prest. Bringhurst called a meeting to decide what amount of flour would be needed to sustain the families, who were very near out, until harvest time. It was decided that it would take from four to five thousand pounds. Prest. Bringhurst then motioned that a few men, who knew how to use carpenter's tools, be chosen to go to California and work for the flour, while the rest of the brethren did their work. Prest. Bringhurst warned the brethren to be faithful in guarding the cattle, as the devil was trying to work through the Indians in every possible way for their over-throw. Brother Wm. S. Covert closed the meet-ing by prayer.Saturday, Oct. 25. Brothers Augustus Farn-ham, Josiah W. Fleming and others from the Australian Mission arrived at Las Vegas.Sunday, Oct. 26. Meeting was held at the usual hour. Brother Augustus Farnham, late president of the Australian Mission, told a few of his missionary experiences and Brother Josiah W. Fleming also spoke upon the progress of the work in that land. Prest. Bringhurst closed the meeting by prayer. Meeting was commenced at 7 o'clock. Brother James Graham and Robert Skelton of the Australian Mission spoke. After meeting Brothers Farnham and Fleming sang two hymns, after which Brother William P.
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