T. DWIGHT THACHER, Editor and Proprietor.

Thursday, June 9, 1864.

     Strawberries are becoming more plentiful in this market.

     G. H. Ensel has put up a fine sign, painted, we believe, by Woodruff and Jacques.

     Lieut. Col. Burris of the Tenth Kansas, is in command of the Post of St. Louis.

     McHenry, at the cheap cash store, on Main street, has just received a beautiful line of Carpets.

     A destructive hail-storm passed through Atchison county last week.  Gardens were generally destroyed.

     Matt. Foster has received some fine things in the line of pictures and charts.  A magnificent likeness of Gen Grant is a picture worth looking at.  He looks like a  hero.

     The Committee appointed at the meeting for public protection held on monday evening, are requested to assemble this evening, at 8 o'clock, at Dr. Ganghoffer's drug store.

     The Atchison Free Press states that  two of the Missouri Militia companies, under Capts. Fish and Snyder, overtook near Platte river the bushwhackers who committed the outrages at Arnoldsville and New Market, and had a fight in which nine of the militia were killed.

     Rev. Richard Cordley, of Lawrence, and Rev. Mr. Parker, of Wyandot, made a brief call at our office yesterday afternoon.  We are glad to learn from Mr. Cordley of the increasing prosperity and activity in Lawrence.

     Rev. Mr. Bodwell, the efficient and popular agent of the American Home Missionary Society, has just led to the alter one of the fair daughters of our neighboring city, Wyandot.  The happy couple have gone to St. Louis on a bridal tour.