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villages or desolated farms, has been recently rewarded still further for his services in Kansas by the Marshalship of Arrizonia Territory. Clarkson, notorious as a bully and ballot-box stuffer, long held the office of Postmaster of the city of Leavenworth. Col. Boone, of Westport, who made himself conspicuous, in 1856, in raising ruffian recruits in Missouri, for the purpose of invading Kansas, was Postmaster of that place until he retired from business. He was succeeded by II. Clay Pate, the correspondent of the Missouri Republican, a man publicly accused by his own towns-people of robbing the mail, who is known to have sacked a Free-State store at Palmyra, and to have committed numerous other highway robberies. But, although these facts were notorious, he obtained and still holds the appointment of Postmaster (at a point convenient for the surveillance of the interior of the Kansas mails), in order to compensate him for his disgraceful and overwhelming defeat by old Joh