T. DWIGHT THACHER, Editor and Proprietor.

Wednesday, July 13, 1864.

     The Fanny Ogden lies at the wharf tied up until things look a little less squally along the river.

     The Bushwhackers visited Parkville again on Monday, and ordered the Paw-paw militia to report at Platte City straightway.

     There was a fine, gentle rain yesterday afternoon and evening.  It could not have come at a more acceptable time.  It is hoped that the generous rains will make a decided improvement in the vegetable market, which has been very poorly supplied for some time.

     A secesh by the name of Gladdon got to expressing himself a little too freely in Leavenworth on Monday.  the Mayor was informed of the fact and ordered the disciple of Jeff. to leave the town forthwith.

     A rumor reached Leavenworth on Monday that Platte City had been taken by the rebels, on Sunday, and were joined by three companies of Pawpaw militia.  General Curtis immediately sent a force over to protect Weston.

     DIED. -- In St. Louis, suddenly, of disease of the heart, Mrs. Amelia M. Porter, aged 37  years, wife of Dr. R. H. Porter, formerly of Independence, Mo.

     GREAT BARGAINS. -- Briggs & Watson will, for the next ten days, close out their Ladies' Summer Dress Goods, Men's Summer Clothing and Straw Goods, at 25 per cent less than New York prices, to make room for their New Fall Stock.  Call and get a bargain.