G. W. Mahaffet, an old resident of this place , was buried yesterday.
Yesterday was warm and dusty. There was considerable activity on the street, and business generally opened well.
ADVERTISE. -- We are receiving a fine lot of printers' stationary. Now is the time for our merchants to advertise by cards and circulars.
The Shreveport came up yesterday morning -- seven days from St. Louis. She was heavily freighted for this place.
The packet came down on Sunday, well loaded for this port. Quite a number of our merchants received new goods.
The Second Colorado Battery, stationed at Lawrence, under command of Captain McLain, was ordered to leave for the border last Thursday.
A salute of one hundred guns was fired at Fort Leavenworth Saturday evening, in honor of Gen. Sheridan's victory.
There was a great turnout of the people on muster-day in Wyandot. Everyone seemed surprised there were so many able-bodied men in the county, after furnishing so many for the war.
NEW DAILY. -- We have received No. 1 of the Lawrence Daily State Journal. It is decidedly one of the neatest papers published in Kansas.
An accident occurred on the Platte County Railroad last Tuesday, by which two cars were smashed, and twenty-five persons more or less injured. The cause of the accident was the breaking of one of the wheels.
OYSTERS. -- The Pacific Restaurant received a lot of fresh oysters by the packet. We can bear palatic evidence to their freshness and fine flavor. W. J. Hackett knows "how to keep hotel," and can dish up oysters in an incomparable manner.
The widow of Samuel Hallett has been stopping a few days at Wyandot. She will retain her connection with the Pacific Railway for the present, and aid in pushing forward the enterprise.