We learn that the militia of Wyandot have received their arms. The town will now be in a condition to repel any attacks likely to be made upon it.
There seems to be an extremely bitter feeling toward General Steele by nearly all the Kansas troops of his late command. All the correspondents of the press speak of it, and we notice it in private letters.
A Catholic church is to be built in Independence this summer. The commencement of such an enterprise in times like these evinces confidence and courage which we hope will meet with success.
Yesterday was a busy day, despite the heat. There were more teams in from the country than we have noticed in some time. People are again traveling freely from here to Independence.
OUR RAILROAD. -- The Minnehaha brought 200 tons of iron on Thursday, and the track is now being laid at the rate of a half a mile a day. The railroad is going ahead alright.
MAD DOG. -- We learn that a dog supposed to be mad, was killed in the Addition a day or two since.
Lieut. Hubbard and Private Fairfield of Co. K, 11th Kansas, made us a call yesterday. They are now stationed at Oxford, Kansas. the service has better no better men in it than they are.
NOTICE. -- Having been ordered by Maj. Smith, the Commander of the Post, to turn over the arms drawn for the use of the Citizen Guards, to Capt. Causey, notice is hereby given to those having such arms, to deliver the same to C. F. Smith at the Court House, forthwith. --F. M. DUNCAN.
We learn from exchanges that the "Corn Doctor," was arrested at Lexington as a rebel spy. It is said that he was recognized by the soldiers as an old offender.
Eight men charged with shooting the colored cook on the steamer Paragon, have been arrested in St. Louis and lodged in the Gratiot street military prison.
Some contemptible sneaking thief robbed a boy's clothes last night of the money which he had earned in a week's work. The boy was swimming in the river and his clothes were upon the bank.