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to content ourselves with the conviction that he is off planning and making new conquests for the honor and glory of our cause. The following facts as regards his latest exploits, we take from the Memphis Avalanche, of the 22d inst.: "We learn from a gentleman who reached the city last night from Columbus that a report had just reached the camp that Jeff. Thompson succeeded in capturing, on Thursday last, the steamer Platte Valley, with a number of prisoners. The capture was made at Price's landing, on the Mississippi, above Calro. All the prisoners except two took the oath. Those who refused to take the oath were Federal officers, who, with a spy, were snet to Columbus. The spy had been to Columbus recently, and had a complete plan of the fortifications at Columbus. It is supposed that the spy would be hung. They reached Columbus on Wednesday, just before the cars left for Memphis. The war in the West and Southest. Recent dispatches to the Western papers d
ges of the Supieme Court of Appeals and of the Circuit Courts, or any of them." Agreed to. An amenoment offered by Mr. Price was rejected, and the section, as previously amended, was adopted. Mr. Pendleton moved to amend the second sectionart of the Constitution to remain as now established by law, subject to the action of the Legislature. Agreed to, Mr. Price moved to amend the 5th section by inserting after the words "shall be," in the 2d line, the words "apointed by a joint es of the Supreme Court of Appeals twelve years, and that of the Judges of Clicuit Courts eight years. Rejected. Messrs. Price and Tredway renewed their amendments, and the question was on the latter, providing that the Senate shall elect the Judges of the Supreme Court of Appeals. The amendment was rejected, and that offered by Mr. Price was agreed to. Another amendment, offered by Mr. Dorman, was rejected; when Mr. Kent offered a substitute for the whole section, viz. "The Ju
commerce will be opened with them. All the cotton that we obtain must be taken by force, it, indeed, it can be forced in any large quantity. From Missouri — Price reported to be again advancing. Jefferson City, Nov. 20. --Reliable information reached here to-day that our cavalry, under Major Hough, had overtaken and d down upon the counties of the southwest since the retrograde movement of our army, and refugeas are beginning to arrive again, driven from their homes by fear of Price's men, who are reported to be again advancing. Mr. Gravelly, a member of the State Convention, arrived here last night, from Springfield, which he left on Friday last. He says a body of 3,000 of Price's cavalry have made their appearance at Sarcoxie, and that foraging partles follow up the track of our receding army, plundering the Union citizens, and renewing with impunity every species of outrage. He passed a train of emigrant wagons a mile long, containing Union refugees, and anoth
The Convention. The subject of the Judiciary occupied the attention of the Convention yesterday. The most important amendment adopted was one offered by Mr. Price, providing that Judges shall be appointed by a joint vote of the two Houses of the General Assembly; but as the section, which embraces this amendment, is still pending, it may yet be substituted by some other proposition.