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Accident At Ypsilanti

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Quito extensivo prepuration had been made for a ratiticaüon meeting in iliis city last evening. About 6 o'cloek, as gome men wtre engaged in firing a cannon, a premature discharge took place by wbicli a man named Peter Van Buren was eeriously injured, although it is tliought he vvill recover without disabled. - The is torn fiotn iliu inmdm { U leít hand, and the tendons injured by the ramrod which he was using at tln; time of the discharge. TLe skin on his face and chest is badly abruded, and his sight is rendered imperfect,probab.y by the shock, as there is no appearance oí physical injúry to the organ. No bones were broken. It is general belief that he will recover the complete use of his facultieí. Mr. Harding, who was tending vent, had thumb shghtly injured. Mr. Rook, who was assisting in loading, was reaching to iake holl of the raiñrod at the time oí the discharge, and was only