130 years ago today - May 12, 1894 (Saturday)

General Carter's "Industrials" captured a Union Pacific train at Lehi and proceeded as far as Provo, where the engine was ditched. Gov. West called out the militia, and deputy marshals arrested 27 of the "Industrials," including General Carter, and took them to the Penitentiary.

The Utah militia returned to Salt Lake City from Provo, and the "Industrial army" broke up.

[Wilford Woodruff writes: "12 J. F. Smith & myself went to the D. & R G to go to Manti to Attend the Conference. The marching Army under Carter had Stolen Carrs at Lehi & the Governor had gone Down to arange the Matter & after we waited two hours we got word that the train Could not Connect with the Manti train & we returned home."]

[Jenson, Andrew, Church Chronology]

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