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Resenting an Insult.

--A young man named Thomas Henry, a wounded soldier, appointed before the Mayor last Saturday, to answer the charge of beating John Diggs, in Main street, on the night before. Three gentlemen who witnessed the occurrence, and who were strangers to Henry, testified that the accused was passing along the street, when Diggs met and rudely ran against him. Henry turned to look at him, seeing which Diggs called Henry a d — d thief, said he (D.) was from Baltimore, and knocking his fists together, declared his readiness to put through any man that wished to test his strength and science. Henry made some reply and walked on seeing which Diggs renewed his abuse, and started in pursuit. Finding that he was about to be attacked, Henry picked up a brick and threw it at Diggs as he advanced, but missed him. Diggs continued to advance till he got within arm's length of Henry, when Henry gave him a blow that levelled him with the ground, and was proceeding to teach him better manners, when the watchmen came up. Henry was discharged, and a warrant issued for the arrest of Diggs.

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