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orcibly the malignity of the spirit which has animated the perpetrators of the disgraceful series of outrages. A negro man was walking along Water street in the morning, without doing anything to excite the most irritable mind, when he was suddenly assailed by a whole crowd of these Irish fiends, and compelled to run for his life, barely escaping from their murderous clutches. An other occurrence of a similar character occurred on Front street, between Sycamore and Broadway. Mr. Baylis, of Ruffin's independent detective office, who was passing by at the time, compelled a policeman who was standing by to arrest the perpetrator of the outrage and he was taken to the Hammond street station house. In the afternoon an Irishman threw a large boulder at a negro who was passing by on Front street, at the corner of Sycamore. The negro drew a large horse pistol, and pointing it in the direction of his assailant fired, but without hurting any one, although the ball must have passed very near