... There were a large number that enjoyed the steamboat excursions, out upon the still waters, and with the stirring music of full bands. It must have been delightful.
P. S. Since the above was in type, we learn with pain that Capt. Charles Burnett, harbor master of this city, lost na eye by the explosion of a serpent, as he was passing along the street. This is a species of fire works which should not, on any account, be tolerated and we hope before another celebration that they will be prohibited under a heavy penalty.