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against the late Fourth Auditor. The opiniôn, which ]
is said to be a very able one overruled the (notion.— J Thrurton dissenting from-the opinion of the Court, delivered an opinion separately on the other si(lo 1 1 A general demurrer was then entered by the Coun sel for the accused to the other indictments which have been found by the Grand Jury against tlie accused, and the argument thereon immediately begun, and not terminated at the adjournment of the Court yes terday.—iVaL Intelligencer. was A'ctr Orleans, June. 13. Commodore Porter. —Capt. Miner of the Lavinia, from Vera Cruz, reports that an attempt had been made to assassinate (Join. Porter. He had been or dered to the city of Mexico, and on his way thither, in company with a gentleman from New York, attended by two servants, when about forty leagues from Vera Cruz, he was attacked by a party of nine horse-men, two of whom had advanced to within a short distance of him, when lie turned and discovered their inten tions, he immediately wheeled and shot one of them, who turned out to be the leader, drew bis sword and struck off the band of the other who had engaged him. The rest, seeing their leader fall, lied. The chief of the band, it is said, is the very man from w'hom the Commodore procured horses for his journey. Argus. DELAWARE REGISTER. WILMINGTON, SATURDAY, JULY 11, 1821». On Saturday last our borough was honored by a visit from a dozen or two bloods, of divers statures and ages, from Phil- adelphia, calling themselves Odd Fellows; and well did they merit the name, if the most grotesque habiliments, uncouth physiognomy, and uproarous bearing, may lay claim to the appellation. They arrived in our Borough early on Saturday morning, pretty considerably corned, and soon began to play off some specimens of the Tom and Jerry life. They occa- sionally, and at very short intervals, took the necessary steps to .aise the steam higher, and one squad of them, after cal ling at the public bouse of a poor widow and partaking libe- rally of refreshments, were honorable enough to clear out without paying the bill. They at last became abusive to our citizens, and their insolence was carried to such a length that a battle royal at last took place at the wharf whither they pursued by some of our patriotic lads. Here they were made to look a tittle more uncouth than they desired, by reason of bloody noses, black eyes and torn faces. They were glad to retreat below deck in the vessel which brought them here; but before they accomplished this they had most reluctantly to " bide tko pelting of" a •• pitiless storm" of Pea A Moun tain Coal, which new species of ammunition our town lads handled with great adroitness and used to good effect. Some of the shot9 told remarkably well. Several of the ringlead- ers of the Oddities were taken before a magistrate and fined and one of them, while in the 'squire's office, said that he "didn't know that they had auy law in Wilmington." The poor fellow has gained some information by his visit to this outlandish place. Some of them boasted that this had been the ßth Fourth of July that their company had been out on similar excursions, and made their boast of the heroic exploits they had achieved. They gained no laurels here and we be- lieve they will not visit Wilmington again. They talk of go- ing further down the Delaware next year. Perhaps they in- tend to capture Dover, or Frederica, or Milford. They'll hardly he hold enough to attack the Lewestown pilot boys, though we advise our friends in all these places immediately to tnence preparations for defence, --.afift— FOURTH OF JULY—18"!?. The inclemency of the day \vat> very much against the brilliant appearance which the military would have made on Saturday. In addition to those of our Bo rough, the Lafayette Light Infantry, Lieut. Brf.eoe, and the State Fencible», Capt. Page, of Philadelphia, joined in the parade. The military and a number of citizens attended at Trinity Church, in the morning, where the Declaration of Independence was read by Henrv Wilson, an Oration delivered by Doct. J. F. were com ] Vaughan, and appropriate odes were sung. In the J afternoon they repaired to the Town liai), where they >k of a „ escellcnt dinner, prepared hy Mr Kad , .. ,,, . n dy, of the U. S. Hotel, at which Capt. Hamilton pre sided, assisted hy Capts. Page and M'Ching. have been furnished with the following toasts, drunk on the occasion. We 1. The Day —Fifty-three years since was announced a de world wondered, Kings trembled, and Hail Columbia. cree at which the subjects said * 'tis well.* ** i. The President of the United States. of Jackson's March. 3. The Constitution of the United States —A mirror re flecting the rights of man. 4. The Jlrmy of the United States —" In war the moun tain storm, in peace the gale of spring." Yankee Doodle. Washington's March. 5. The A'aoy of the United States —The pride of a free people. Star Spangled Banner. 6. Agriculture, Commerce and Manufactures —Unity of action will produce mutual prosperity. America, Commerce and Freedom. in 7. The Union —Bound by the chain of internal improve ments, who shall dare sever a link. 8. The State of Delaware —The oldest of the family; her sons will be ever ready to defend her, as well as her sisters. Home , sweet Home. American Star. 9. The Chesapeake and Delaware Canal —" Long looked Meeting of the Waters. 10. The surviving Heroes of the Revolution —May they long live to enjoy the bounty of their country. for, come at last.'* Downhill of life. 11. The memory of the departed heroes and sages of the * times that tried men's souls." PleyeVs German Hymn. 12. Volunteer soldiers —By such were gained the victories of Baltimore and New Orleans,—may the government soon discover that it is true policy to encourage and protect them. Quick Step. 13. Our fair Country women —' The smiles of beauty are the wreath of fame.' Here we meet too soon to part. to VOLUNTEERS. By Capt. Page. The Military and Citizens of Wilming ton —Their kindness not the effect of sunshine, being the same in all seasons. By Capt. M'Clung. The Volunteers from Philadelphia —Their eood order and discipline are evidence that they will be as ready to defend til in the hour of danger, as they are to celebrate with i*s this 53d anniversary. By Lieut. Thomas Breece, of the Lafayette Light Infantry. The Volunteers of Wilmington —Their attention, soldierly and gentlemanly conduct, extended to the Volunteers* from Philadelphia deservedly receives the thanks of their guests. By Lieut. Amos Howell. Camp du Pont : —The survivors of the Pennsylvania Brigade—may they ever remember the hospitality of the Dclawarians. By Capt. John Whiteman. The bright-eyed Daughters of America —May they ever bestow their smiles on republi canism, and never forget the watchword at the battle of New Orleans. By Lieut E. Huxley. May the hour of peace always be attended with grateful feelings for the arduous and important services of our Seamen and Soldiers. By Corporal M'Connell. The Volunteers of Wilmington —As soldiers, warriors; as citizens, gentlemen. By A. Knox. The 4th of July , 177(i—The day on which our country took its proud stand among the nations of the earth, and proclaimed to the world this important truth—that a virtuous people have only to will it. to he free. By T. Veron. Gen. Lafayette —The brother in arms of the father of our country. Bv Geo. Hodgson. May the sword of Columbia never be drawn without reason, nor sheathed without honor. By J. F. Vaughan. The Citizen Soldiers of the Republic —May victory ever lead in their van, and the smiles of the fair—the most acceptable boon to the brave—ever be the re ward of their patriotic services. By J. B. Robinson, May our next legislators be faithful to the American System. By G. W. South, of Philadelphia. Hon. Louis MLane , a native son of Delaware—the able and enlightened statesman —may hi9 labors at the Court of St. James* add additional fame to his name and honor to his country. By F. Hoekin. Wilmington —May her prosperity be com mensurate with the enterprise of her inhabitants. By Samuel Harlan. Domestic Manufactories —The peo ple have felt their advantages, may they not be cajoled into their abandonment. By James M'Neal. Farmers , Manufacturers and Me chanics —as essential to the prosperity of the country, as di plomatists and financiers to its government. By Henry Wilson. Public Schools —The best source of civil liberty, religious toleration, and public peace. By John D. Wood. Andrew Jackson —May he live to be re-elected by the friends of his country. a to By Wm. E. Whelan, of Pennsylvania. The State of De laware; renowned for her heroes and siatesmen. Bv James Siddall. The Constitution of the United States —Tne pride of Americans, and the admiration of the world By William Reeves. The Union of the States —mavit never be disturbed by political dissensions, or misconstrued for the aggrandizement of any particular slate. By a guest. The Constitution of the United States— Pure principles its base, profound wisdom its frame_may the blessings of its protection be withheld from all who olier violation. it Gen. Washington —May bis memory be grafted in the heart of every true American. By a guest. en The following note was read from the chair. The inclemency of the day caused the absence of several revolutionary soldiers, and others who were invited. *• Washington, July 1, 1829. Gentlemen, —I received your polite note informing me of the intention of " the several Volunteer Corps of Wilming ton to celebrate together the approaching anniversary of in dependence, " and requesting me in their behalf, to dine with them on the 4th instant. This opportunity of meeting so many of my fellow citizen? before my departure from the country, not less than the casion which calls them together, are powerful motives with me to unite in your festivity; but I regret to add, that engagements at tins place on the business of my mission, will prevent my return to Delaware in time for that purpose. Prevented by this cause from participating with the corps in their entertainment, I beg permission, on the eve of our sep aration to tender a toast, which, while it expresses my wither for them, will offer a just tribute of respect to a memorable band appropriately associated with the occasion, and of whom perhaps not more than three yet survive to enjoy in the de cline what they gallantly fought to maintain in the prime of their day9. The several Volunteer Corps of Wilmington —In peace and in w ar may they be worthy the example of the Old De laware Regiment. To this toast Ï beg leave to add my thanks to the corps, and assurances of the respect and regard with which 1 am. Your fellow citizen, ot mi Gentlemen, LOUIS M'LANE. To A. Hamilton, John M'Clung, and J. B. Lewis, Committee, &c." We regret that it is not practicable to give insertion to the Oration of Dr Vaughan to-day. The Commit tee of Arrangement have obtained a copy of it, and we shall lay it before our readers next week. After the ceremonies were concluded at the Town Hall, the company, in compliance with the polite invi tation of Capt. Read, of the Steam Boat Superior * took a jaunt to Newcastle in the evening, whence they returned highly gratified, in good time, and retired, without any accident having occurred to interrupt the festivities of the day. On Tuesday last Mr 'Jacob Creemer, Tobacconist, long a worthy and respected citizen of this Borough, committed suicide by hanging himself. He had for some time been in a very depressed state of mind. Mr Creemer was a soldier is the Revolutionary W r ar. Steam Boat Accident .—An explosion of the boiler of the steam boat Kenhawa took place on the 24th ult. a short dis tance below Wheeling, Va. Four persons were killed, four have since died of their wounds*,four more were dangerously, and eleven slightly, wounded. Lieut. Tuttle , one of the Engineers stationed at Fort De laware, has been appointed superintendent of the Piers at Newcastle, in place of*Major Stockton, removed. We understand that a member of one çf the Baltimore Vo lunteer Companies was drowned in the Chesapeake and De laware Canal near Back Creek, on Saturday last. Tremendousf —The following Toast was drunk at Hillsbo* rough, Md. on the 4th inst. " May the skin of the Lion be converted into an to shade the Eagle of the forest." Andrew Coyle has been removed from the office of Chiet Clerk in the General Post Office at Washington, and Obadiah R. Broten, a Baptist clergyman appointed in his place. Brown has been for several years employed in the office Clerk. Umbrella Mr as a.