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lises, and while those function •«rs, Com r n Piatt's pirn visit 1.1 oa c aries were riding across the river upon the vine, lb; grid vine took a shoit turn, and grew hack over the Connecticut just above the committee, before the reached the Deacon's house. Mattel» began now t< wear a serious aspect, especially as tbi« everlasting pumpkin vine, since its return from Bay brook, scenic determined to grow down all opposition, and was muk j n! r fearful strides over the owner's f.:rin. It had al ready prostrated the Deacon's corn cub, smoke house, ami cooper's shop, demolished Mistress Pratt's lead tubs, and knocked over her beer barrel, .which had just king, it being Saturday afternoon. Th ■: stopped excellent woman came running into the house with hei filled with tears, and her apron with the scattered eyes remnants of a dried apple establishment, which hsii just been upset in the general calamity, and besought her husband to go for the Clergyman. It wasdeeme.' advisable, however upon further consultation, to seek civil rather than ecclesiastical remedy, and the Deacon accordingly mounted a fleet horse and started for a „bout five miles off. Every body knows, select man, ought to know, that the select men in New England arc very important municipal functionaries, and man tlie prudential concerns of the town with great The Deacon, how or age wisdom and singular discretion. doomed this time to seek succor in vain, for ever, was though he galloped the whole distance, this abomina ble vine of his, having taken the same direction, had got to the select man's before him, mounted the portico, and hung over the only door in the house. A pump kin having grown, in the mean time, so large as to blockade the entrance, and the man of office was ac tually a prisoner in his own domicil ! The Deacon thus thwarted, rode back to his afflicted family, which leave him to comfort, and his pumpkin vine to grow until it gets tired of it, as we have already done our selves, in writing its history, and our readers in perus We deem it proper to say, however, that we we ing it. shall continue it, whenever our friend at Beaufort re his legend of the " Fugacious Catfish." »unies IS BEING.' piper. —When do you get married, friend Snip ? Snip. —Pretty soon, if not sooner, I guess you My new house is now being finished, and miy think. every thing is being put in readiness for the glorious occasion. Piper. —But how happens it, Snip, that a fellow of cloth should succeed in winning the affections of your a decent woman ? Snip. —A fellow of my cloth indeed ! Why I beg to be informed, neighbor Piper, that there is no you better cloth being worked in the twenty-nine states than 1 have the honor of making up. And as to the art ol winning, I'll tell you how it is : as my clothes wen being made by my own hand, you may well suppose I j was always being found in the neatest trim as slick I —U3 a mole—especially when the presence of the la- j dies was being expected. W ell, you know the sweet J creatures are always being prodigiously taken with a gentleman's dress—and so it was in my case l 1 los corinda Gimbletonia Cutwasp saw me as I was being one Sunday at Church, and the impression was made. Piper. You fairly caught her vvilit cabbage, I sup pose. Snip. —Eh, that's between you and me, friend Pi But look you, there's no better wedgetablo per. grows in the terres ul garden of earth ; many a man, though I say it,, is, at this present identical moment, '• ng clothed is weft as foil on cabbage. Piper .— -o doubt of it, no douât of it. Snip. —But appr >pnsx of taking a wife—A very circumstance once happened to an uncle of ungiuar iniiio, wlm was one evening being married ; the com pany had come, and were being impatient—my uncle "■as being impatient also—but no bride appeared.— 1er mother went up stairs to hasten her—but O hor . id, she found her being hung by her garter to the bed P"*t. Piper. —O horrid, indeed ! Berkshire American. J9B1ÀVARE REdlSTER. WILMINGTON, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24,1829 Prices at Brandywine, yesterday. Sup. Flour, $5,50 : Midlings, 3,00 a 4,00 : Wheat, white, per 00 lbs. 1,13: red, per do. 1,10: Corn, per 37 lbs. öü : Corn Meal per hhd. 11,50 : do. per bbl. 2,25 : Bye per 50 lbs. 00 cts.: Rye flour, per bbl. 3,62 a 3,75. The present number completes the volume of the Register, and the patronage it lias received not being sufficient to induce us to continue its publication, we take a respectful farewell of our readers, returning our sincere thanks to those who have complied with the terms on which it was issued, and requesting those who are in arrears to make a speedy settlement. Next week a title page will be furnished to those who have taken the Register from the commencement. Editors with whom we have been exchanging will please discontinue sending their papers to our address Lines addressed "To Mary" have been recejveu. Some portion of them is exceptionable and we there fore deem it proper to withhold them from the public. — CANAL CELEBRATION. The completion of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal was celebrated with appropriate ceremonies Saturday last. A large number of citizens from Phi ladelphia, Wilmington, and the surrounding country attended, and from the former place there were two volunteer companies—the Washington Grays, manded by Capt. Childs, and the Philadelphia Grays, by Capt. Rumfiord. Salutes were fired from the Uni ted States' Schooner Ranger, which was lying at St. Georges lock, decorated with the Hags of various lions, and also from Fort Delaware. The numerous concourse of citizens returned to their homes highly gratified with the ceremonies of the day. on a com na _eQe— The new steam boat Wilmington, Captain Henry p EA - Jt intended to run between this Borough and I j Philadelphia is completed, and will commence her I |. L ,„ u ] al . trips in a few days. She has been pronotm j 0C( | competent judges to be one of the most splen J ,|j ( ]|y finished and furnished vessels of her class in the (jnited States. She made her first appearance here on Wednesday, and in the afternoon made an exour s j on to (Chester, with between three and four hundred pass, ngeis. The handsome comp my of Washington Grays, com manded by Capt. M'Ohmg, left this Borough Thursday morning in the Steam boat Superior, on a visit to Philadelphia. On their arrival there the Uni ted Stales Gazette informs us that they " wero met at on die steam boat tanning by the battallion of Artiller ists, o lder the command of Col. Provost, and the La fayette Light Infantry, under Capt. T. W. L. Free man, and escorted to Bush Hill, where they partook of a sumptuous dinner, by invitation from Capt. Gil lie's company of Jackson Artillerists. In the after noon, the company was hospitably entertained by Brig. Gen. Patterson ; and about ö o'clock was escorted to its own quarters, the " Congress Hall Hotel," now kept by Mr Wells, in South Third street. , In the evening a large number of the military Offi cers of our city attended their welcome guests to the Arch street theatre." Alderman Milkor was on Tuesday elected Mayor of Philadelphia. The U. S. Frigate Constellation, having on board Messrs. M'Lane and Rives, arrived at Cowes, Eng- land, on the 13th of September. -"•60«»» The New York Commercial Advertiser, of yester day, contains the following. POSTSCRIPT. Two O'clock. At the moment we are writing this paragraph, the r-xchange Telegraph is communicating intelligence irom the ship Mary Lord, (below,) that PEACE HAS BEEN CONCLUDED BETWEEN RUSSIA AND 1'lfRKEY. We know not the day on which the Ma ry Lord sailed, but she was to have sailed on the 17th, which makes it probable that the report is the same as that brought the other day from Havre. It may, however, be later, and more positive. While the Siamese Boys were in Philadelphia, a person squeezed the hand of Chien so hard as to hurt him. He drew his other hand and gave the squeezer such a slap on the cheek as to stagger him. The man went to a magistrate and applied for a warrant, for the assault and battery. "I will grant you the warrant" said the magistrate, "for Chien, but you must not on that warrant arrest Teng; for if you do, you will subject yourself to a prosecution for false imprisonment." The prosecution was abandoned. A teamster was brought before the Boston Police, few days since, charged with an attempt to break through the ranks of the firemen, when engaged-in extin guishing a fire. The charge was proved, and at the request of the complainants, who said they did not wish a heavy fine to be imposed, but merely to ascertain whether the Fire Department would be protected, the prisoner was lined one dollar and costs, and discharg a ed. The Providence Subaltern states that Miss Frances Wright is about to proceed to the island of St Do mingo, and will take to that island a number of nearly slaves, which she has purchased for the purpose of manumitting. The Rev. Wm. Stauohton, D. D. of Philadelphia; has accepted an appointment to the Presidency of the College about to be established in Georgetown, Ky ; The late President Adams is about to erect a white marble monument to the memory of his parents, is to be surmounted with a bust of his father, and be placed within the new meeting house at Quincy. By a census recently taken of the inhabitants of Savanuh, it is found that it contains 6450 souls. I»' to DIED At New York o» Sunday morning, in the 65th year of W ago, the Rev. WILLIAM HARRIS, D. D. President ef Co lumbia College.