Confusion on the next mormon prophet
cases. Cincinnati Herald, July the 2 1M. Successor to the Prophet. John Hardy, President cfthe Boston Branch of the Mormons, in reference to a successor to Joe Smith, informs the editor of the Times thnt all the speculations on this point are "fudge and nonsense,'" and says, "Samuel It. Smith, the oldest member of thefami y now living, ond a brother to the murdered Prophet, will take the olfice of his brother Hirnm, as Patriarch in the Church, according to the ancient custom of God's people.