T. DWIGHT THACHER, Editor and Proprietor.

Wednesday, March 23, 1864.

     A new jail is to be built in Platte county.

     Leavenworth employs black policemen.

     Contracts to furnish five hundred cavalry horses were let at Fort Leavenworth the other day.

     Gen. Ewing has been relieved from duty in the Department of Kansas, and by the request of Gen. Rosecrans has been ordered to report to him at Saint Louis.

     Pull off the soldier clothes.  The Provost Marshal issues an order this morning which, when enforced will enable us to tell who are soldiers and who are not.  No one not in the service can wear the uniform hereafter.

     The order forbidding the recruiting from other States in Missouri, is thoroughly being enforced by Capt. Hall, Assistant Provost Marshal.  He is also busily engaged in recruiting able-bodied colored men in this locality.