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Mr. Harrison, Mr. Samuel Scott, Mr. Hinds, and obliged all the United States officers, including myself, to fly for our lives. His own expressed design, made in a public speech, as he said without concealment, is to keep possession of Fort Scott and other places near the Missouri line, to prevent a fire in the rear, while he cleared out southwest Missouri of slaves. So far he has carried out literally his declared programme. The citizens of Missouri, on the Osage and Merimator livers, in Bates and Vernon, are flying from their house into the interior. He boasts that he has money and arms to equip and sustain one thousand men. My Court was broken up by them, the United States Court for the Southern District, and I suppose that they have seized the records and also the records of the said office, as he publicly declared that he would do so. J. Williams. United States District Judge for the Third Judicial District of Kansas. Kansas, Mo, Nov. 21. --United States Ma
nimity," through A. Judson Crane, Esq., the following list of candidates: For Mayor--Dr. Chas. S. Mills. For City Sergeant — Thos. U. Dudley. For City Attorney — Raleigh T. Daniel. For Assessor — Dabney M. Miller. For Collector — Julius A. Hobson. For High Constable — John H. Digges. For Grain Measurer — Thos. F. Butler. For Gauger — Richard Fox. For Superintendent Gas Works--John. J. Fry. For Superintendent Water Works--J. L. Davis. For Superintendent Streets--Micajah Bates. For Superintendent Poor-House--Richard Reins. --which, if we remember rightly, completed the list. With the exception of Mayor, High Constable, Grain Measurer, and Superintendent of the Poor-House, the present incumbents have been re-nominated. The "Star-Spangled Banner" was next announced, the leader of the choir proclaiming that the chorus was "free to all."--Two ladies and three gentlemen sang the verses, getting through with them quite creditably, though the cho
I respectfully announce myself a candidate for re-election to the office of Superintendent of Streets. M. Bates. mh 27--6t
Death of a valuable public officer and citizen. --In the demise of Mr. Micajah Bates, which occurred suddenly on yesterday, our city has lost a faithful servant, and society a useful member. For a term of thirty years he served the city, first as City Surveyor, then under a new arrangement as Superintendent of Streets In private life, Mr. Bates' cultivated mind, sprightly and agreeable conversation, made him a most welcome companion. Although his line of occupation was uncongenial, his Mr. Bates' cultivated mind, sprightly and agreeable conversation, made him a most welcome companion. Although his line of occupation was uncongenial, his poetical talent occasionally gave forth such emanations as showed that he might have shone in quite a different sphere from that of the Mathematician and Engineer. In the domestic circle Mr. B's warmth and tenderness of affection made him, in his large family, a centre of interest and attraction, of which their tears, and those of sympathizing friends, are the only fitting eulogy.
ng appropriate resolutions were unanimously passed at a meeting of the City Council, hold on the 16th inst.: Resolved, That this Council have heard with deep pain and regret the announcement of the decease of our esteemed fellow citizen, Micajah Bates. Resolved, That by this dispensation of Providence this city has been deprived of an old and faithful officer, the whole community of a most estimable member, and the poor of a reliable and constant friend. Resolved, That as a body he announcement of the decease of our esteemed fellow citizen, Micajah Bates. Resolved, That by this dispensation of Providence this city has been deprived of an old and faithful officer, the whole community of a most estimable member, and the poor of a reliable and constant friend. Resolved, That as a body we tender to the bereaved family of Mr. Bates our sincere sympathy with them in their affliction, and that a copy of these resolutions be sent them by the Clerk of this Council.
From Washington. Washington, Aug. 31. --The correspondent of the New York Times states that the Confederates, with three cannot, attacked on yesterday the pickets at Ball's Cross Roads. The Federals fell back, but again advanced, and are now occupying their old position. Titan L. Coffee is now the acting Attorney General during the absence of Mr. Bates to St. Louis. The correspondent of the World says that the Attorney General has decided that the Government loan is not taxable either by Federal, State, or local authority. The Herald's correspondent says it is estimated by men entitled to know that there are 75,000 Confederate troops between Harper's and Edwards Ferris awaiting an opportunity to force a crossing into Maryland. In the meantime the Secessionists are gathering on the Eastern Shore. Secretary Chase contemplates issuing an address in behalf of the National loan. The special correspondent of the New York Post, says that a new army order w
be made for infants under three years of age, in charge of another person. For carrying a person between 9 o'clock at night and day break, there may be charged double the above rates, and no more.--For baggage, the charge shall be not more than 12 ½ cents for each trunk carried outside, and nothing of any article carried inside, or for any carpet bag or basket. "14. Under the direction of the Committee of Police, the Chamberlain shall have made from the map of the city, prepared by Micajah Bates, a reduced plan of the city, and copies thereof, with printed copies of the rates allowed by this ordinance; those for wagons, drave and carts being separate from those for hacks and other wheeled carriages. A copy of such reduced plan, with a copy of the rates for the former or latter, as may be desired, shall be delivered by the Chamberlain to every owner of a vehicle, or other person desiring it, upon his paying therefore 25 cents, which shall go to the credit of the city, to indemni
e made for infants under three years of age, in charge of another person. For carrying a person between 9 o'clock at night and day break, there may be charged double the above rates, and no more.--For bag age, the charge shall be not more than 12 ½ cents for each trunk carried outside, and nothing or any article carried inside, or for any carpet bag or basket. ' 14. Under the direction of the Committee of Police, the Chamberlain shall have made from the map of the city, prepared by Micajah Bates, a reduced plain of the city, and copies thereof, with printed co, less of the rates allowed by this ordinance those for wagons, drays and carts being separate from those for backs and other wheeled carriages. A copy of such reduced plan, with a copy of the rates for the former or latter, as may be desired, shall be delivered by the Chamberlain to every owner of a vehicle, or other person desiring it, upon his paying therefore 25 cents, which shall go to the credit of the city, to indem