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THE FENIAN OUTRAGE. From the particulars received of the rescue of the two Fenian leaders Col. Kelly and Captain Deasy, while on their way to the Manchester CIty prison in the police van, by an armed Fenian mob, it is evident that the whole affair -was most deliberately planned and most deter- m inedly carried out. The arrest of two such well-known leaders as Keliy and Deasy naturally drew together a great crowd of people, who were suffered to take quiet and undisturbed pos session of every portion of the Court. Strangers seemed to predominate in the throng within the building, while Bride-street, in which the court is situated, was also inconveniently crowded with representatives of the lower orders. It will be remembered that at the time Kelly and Deasy were made prisoners, two other men, who looked like Americans, made their escape. In the throng about the court; the attention of the police bad been attracted by two men who were evident strangers. They were tall, dark, muscular fel- lows, and it was noticed that they were inces- santly humming well-known Fenian airs. At 171 length Superintendent Gee was consulted, and he directed Inspector Garnor and constable Shaw to arrest both of them. They went towards the men, whereupon one struggled through the crowd and made of! at the top of his speed, but the other was seized. He made a desperate resis- tance as soon as the officers laid their hands upon him, and failing to shake them off drew from his breast a long-handled spring knife. In an instr.nt the blade was fixed., but Garner seized him by the wrist before he could use it. With his left hand the man dealt Shaw a fearful blow in the £ ace. More constables dashed forward and the fellow was secured and handcuffed. The appearance of the crowd was 'such that it was z;1 thought advisable to place handcuffs on Kelly and De&sy. This was done a few moments after the capture of the stranger referred to, and when it was announced that the prison van was ready, a double row of constables was formed from the door of the court to the steps of the van, and when the Fenian leaders made their appearance, and the mob saw the handcuffs, a murmur of strong disapprobation was heard. The van is similar to all others used for the conveyance of prisoners. It presents the appearance of a hive box mounted on wheels. The interior is divided into two compartments, the one being appro. pnated to women and the other to men, and each is. secured by a separate door. Between these doors and the outer doors is a space in which an officer sits. The doors of the inner compart- ments having been locked, Police Sergeant Brett took his seat inside the van the outer door was then locked, and the keys returned to Brett through a small aperture at the top of the door. Lpon this occasion, beside the two Fenians, there were three or four women and one or two hovs ISM UP 10 van- Whcn the vehicle drove Tiani'prnf sfve« police-constables accom- Jtnhlo I t0 the driver" Police-con- lev and T Wood. with ^tectives Broru- ronivio yJ°r' r01^ "P°n the bo> while Police- behind T n1"1\-aud Conne11 rode 0" the step fnUr. "i • D aGC']ti0n to these four more officers foJowedin a cab; these were Sergeant Hartley, LonstaWes Irueman, Schofield, and Thomp- son. Uf the whole number Brett only was armed with a cutlass, and from the position in which he was fixed it was perfectly useless to him. The route the van would take was well known in Man- chester; and while it was on its way it was ac- xua.ly preceded by a cab containing several men who had been seen about the police-court during the day, and who afterwards took part in the at- tack upon the van. About midway between the city and the gaol, the van has to pass under a 11 railway arch which crosses the Hyde-road, adja- cent to which there are a number of clay pits. There is a large hotel near this bridge calfcd the Railway Hotel, and here throughout the day several men of military appearance were noticed una Lung ana lounging about. As afternoon drew on, trie number of these men increased, and at three o'clock there were upwards of fifty collected. Amongst them was one taller than the rest; he was a iair-cornplexioned man, wore a black coat and cap, and seemed to be the leader. This man was subsequently identified as William O'Meara Allen, About four o'clock these men appeared to become .very restless and excited they kept walking across the roadway in front of the hotel, and from the summit of a bank of clay looked very intently down the roadway towards the city. At length Allen took up his position on the clay bank, and one by one ten or twelve gathered round him. The rumble of the prison van was heard in the distance. Alien held up his hand, and from different points men glided to- wards him. A few were dressed in fustian clothes, but the majority wore cloth, and were evidently men of a superior position in life When the van came in sight Allen held up both hands, and two revolvers glistened in the li«-ht. His associates, following his example, raised their hands, and the few spectators of the scene who were present noticed that they were all armed with new revolvers. The moment the van ap- proached the arch Allen stepped into the road- way, and, presenting a revolver at the driver, called upon him to stop. Immediately, before the driver had time to decide what to do, a volley of pistol shots was fired at him. Then followed a scene as extraordinary as it was un expected. Allen shot one of the horsas, which commenced plunging, and the second horse, frigh- tened, turned aside, and from that moment the Fenians were masters of the situation. When the pistol-shots were fired the officers upon the top of the van scrambled down as quickly as they could, and the driver was knocked* off bv a lar-e Sr°n £ .1 horse was then shot. Alie» climbed to the top of the van, and at a si,-„ai irom him about twenty rough-looking labourers, who bad been hiding in the clay field, clambered np after him. The armed men formed a circle round the van, aud menaced every one that ap- proacbed with their pistols. Shots were fired in quick succession, some of which took effect. Detective Bromley was shot in the tbIgh; a young man amongst the bystanders, named Sproom, was shot through the ancle, and Police- constable Trueman was shot ID the back, but only slightly hurt. Those on the roof were sup- plied with huge stones, with which they began to pound away at the vehicle, in the hope of smash- ing it, The wood, however, seems to have defied their efforts more seriously than they had ex- pected. Allen, therefore, descended, and directed men, who were armed with hatchets and iron bars, to break in the door of the van. The con- stables were completely powerless to drive the remans off. They bravely united together, and, joined by a number of men, who had been at- tracted to the spot by the shots, rushed upon the armed enemy, and in the melee bore them away but the fellows were desperate, and firing point blank at the officers and the civilians, xm Vi6 t^,ern, a»a'n and again from the van. While all fins was going on there were heard the most piteous screams proceeding from the inside of the van. The women in their dark -pri- son house must' have been terribly frightened Sergeant Brett sat still, the keys of the van in bis pocket, powerless to resist, and he must hssvt determined to die where he sat, rather than. by letting himself out, favour the escape of the prisoners. The men on the roof gvaduallj pounded it to chips. They saw Brett below and in answer to their Remands he must have refused to deliver up the keys. Stones were thrown upon him, which injured his head aud face but still he doggedly refused to betray his trust Then a panel of the door was broken open, Alien presented a pistol at Brett's head, and demandec the keys. They were still refused. Allen m me- diately placed his revolver to the lock of the door, and firing, blew it open. There was Bretl bleeding and wounded in his seat, the doors o. the two compartments still locked. Allen once more demanded that the keys should be giver up to him. Brett's answer was not caught; but it was undoubtedly a flat refusal, whereupon Allen deliberately fired at him, and Brett rolled mortally wounded on to the roadway. The shol entered one eye, and passed out through the crown of his head. His keys were taken from him, the inner compartments unlocked, and the prisoners released. First there came out a woman, then Captain Deasy appeared, and follow- ing him Colonel Kelly. The whole of the armed mob then dispersed as quickly as possible, the major porlion running across the clay fields in the direction of the Ashton-road. Those wounded in the affray were put into cabs, and taken to the Infirmary. Brett died within an hour and a half of being shot. As (he Fenians ran off, Allen was heard to say to the colonel, Kelly, I will die for you but he made vigorous efforts to escape notwithstanding. In this, however, he was not successful. A powerful young man named Hunter, who had seen the part Allen took, chased him, and succeeded in running him down. When Hunter laid hold of Allen he pre- sented a revolver, threatening to shoot his cap- tor. Hunter, however, wrested the weapon from him, and beat him about the head with it until he was submissive. Three were in a similar manner run down and made prisoners. Kelly and Deasy were subsequently seen going into a cottage near Clayton Bridge, which is about two miles front the scene of°the outrage. They were handcuffed when thev went in, but their hands were free when they came out. About half-past .seven the same evening a porter at Heaton Norris saw two men run across the rail- way into the open country. He called out to them, but they did not stop. As soon as the news of the affair reached Manchester, the most prompt measures were taken to apprehend the rioters and recapture Kelly and Deasy. About eight and twenty men were apprehended the same night, all of whom were recognised as having taken part in the affray. A number of the 8th Hussars and a detachment of the 57th Foot were called out, and the prisoners were safely locked up in the Albert-street police-station. Here fifty men from the 57th Foot, under Captain Halstead, re- mained on duty all night. MANCHESTER, Thursday Night. Arrests of persons suspected of having assisted in the attack on the police van and in the murder of Police-Sergeant Brett continued to be made during the greater part of yesterday evening, and at an early hour this morning it was ascertained that twenty- three men had been apprehended. Two of them, named William O'Meara Allen, and Michael Larkin, are charged with the actual murder of Brett—AUen being identified as the man who nred the LuUet, while Larkin is pointed out as having actively as- sisted in the liberation of Col. Kelly and Capt. Deasy, and in overpowering Brett at the moment the murder was committed. The names of the other prisoners are William Martin, a clerk, aged 35 Wm Gould, a clerk, aged 30 Louis Moore, joiner, as^ed 55 Patrick Hogan, labourer, aged 26 John Carroll, labourer, aged 23 Charles Moorhouse, clerk, aged 22; John. Gleeso/i, labourer, aged 42 Patrick Bar- raghan, labourer, aged 49; Henry Wilson, clothes- dealer, aged 28 Michael Joseph Boyland, school- master, aged 37; Wm. Wells, labourer, aged 29 Michael Corcoran, labourer, aged 29 Edward Shaw,! alias Short, traveller, aged 26 John Butler, weaver, aged 54; Patrick Cloney, scavenger, aged 69 Patrick Kelly, labourer, aged 35 Michael M'Guire, clothesdealer, Smithfield-market, aged 32; Patrick Daly, tailor, aged 36 Wm Luther, striker, aged 19 James Woods, hackler, aged 22; and John Francis M'Cunliffe, aged 26. The last named prisoner describes himself as a public lecturer, but refuses to give his address. He was seen in the police court yesterday during the examination of Kelly and Deasy, and Superintendent Gee thought his appear- ance so suspicious that he directed inspector Garner to arrest him as the people were leaving the court. As Garner advanced to execute this order M'Cun- liffe drew a dagger-knife with a spring blade, with which he aimed a blow at the officer, but it missed Garner and unfortunately struck Police-Constable Shaw in the face. After a struggle M'Cunliffe was secured. He is said to have been one of the men who were apprehended as having taken part in the attempted raid on Chester Castle. The knife with which he defended himself bears the motto, Liberty and Union.' A strong detachment of the 57th regi- ment of foot was kept on guard at the Albert-street police-station during the whole of last night to resist any attack which it was thought might .possibly be attempted upon that place with a view of liberating the prisoners whose names are given above, and who were all lodged in that station for the night. No attack was, however, made; but this morning, shortly before ten o'clock, the hour at which it was expected the Fenian prisoners taken last night would be conveyed to the city police court to undergo ex- amination, an immense crowd assembled in front of the Albert-street police station, intent on obtaining a sight of the men in the event of their being put into the prison van. Meanwhile, in the station, the military were drawn up in line, each soldier being supplied with twenty rounds of ammunition, and the prisoners being ranged along the main corridor, the witnesses were introduced for the purpose of identifying the men w-hom they had seen taking part in the attack on the police van. Alien, Lai-kin, and two others were identified by Charles Thomas, a prumber and glazier. Thomas staies that before the attack he saw the men in the road, and he noticed one man running from the Hyde-road Hotel towards the others, to whom he seemed to give the word of command, just as the van came in sight. Two of the men then produced revolvers, and he saw that Allen had a revolver in each hand. When the attack was made he saw Allen firing, and he-after- wards saw him hammering at the van. When the van was forced open he saw Allen fire into the van it was doubtless this shot that killed Sergeant Brett' Another witness, named Edward Walton, also iden- tified Allen, and assisted in the capture of one of the other prisoners. Allen is further identified by James Mayer, a barman, who states that when Brett was forced headlong from the van Allen changed a re- volver he had discharged for a fresh one, and swore that he would shoot any one who came near him. Allen, he says, assisted with others to get Kelly and Deasy over a wall, near the road. William Hughes, a locomotive fitter, says he saw Allen fire three shots while the constables were kept at bay. One of his shots lodged in the heel of a civilian named Sproom. John Hayes, a master brickburner, who was in his brick field close by the place where the attack was made, states tha the saw the whole of the conflict. He identified two men who tried to turn the heads of the horses, and savs he saw the animals shot. Saw Allen fire several shots to keep the police and the crowd at bay, and also saw him after he had discharged all the chambers of his revolver go up to another man and obtain a fresh weapon. Hayes identifies two other prisoners as having taken a part in the attack, and heard one of them say to his com- rades, when Allen was in the van, Don't fire, or you'll hit Allen.' Hayes followed Allen during his retreat, and saw him taken. Allen then had twenty rounds of cartridge, but had no time to reload. The whole of the prisoners were brought before the magistrates this morning. Two policemen spoke to seeing the attack, and said that Larkin and Gould were the first to use revolvers. One of them shot the horses, and Larkin fired at a policeman on the top of the van, discharging the revolver at him three times, but without hitting him. Allen was also described as one of the ringleaders, and one witness swore to seeing him fire into the van through the keyhole, as if trying to blow the lock off. The police, it was stated, had had an intimation that there might be an attack, and eleven policemen were sent with the prisoners, but they were unarmed. There were usually only two officers sent with the van. In reply to the Mayor's telegram, the Home Office has offered a reward of zC300 for the recapture of Kelly and Deasy. The Manchester Corporation also offers a reward of jE200 for the capture of those who took part in the rescue. MANCHESTER, FRIDAY. Yesterday, a little before noon, the prisoners were taken under a strong military escort from Albert- street Station to the City Police-court. All the previous part of the morning the prisoners were subjected to the inspection of the witnesses professing to be able to identify some of them; and the ap- pearance of the motley band denoted a curious mix- ture of classes in the Fenian ranks. The prisoners, after having been identified, were taken to the City Police-court. The seats round the table, which on ordinary occasions are reserved for barristers and reporters, were, with two rows of benches behind them, appropriated yesterday to the prisoners, of whom there were, as already stated, thirty in all. Conspicuous among them was William O'Mara Allen, a tall, gaunt, sun-burned young Irish- man, with the unmistakeable look of the visionary and enthusiast. He has been punished severely about the face and head, and his left cheek and skull were plastered. He was restless and apparently nervous throughout the proceedings. A nother man who attracted much notice, but whose bearing was on the contrary, calm and almost stolid, was Robert M'Arthur, who looked as if he had lived a soldier's life, and knew how to discipline himself to a look of continued 'attention.' Police-constable J. Yarwoodsaid: I am a constable of the Manchester force, and on duty as one of the officers of this court. Yesterday afternoon, at the close of business, I, in company with seven officers, two of whom were detective officers, and the driver, left the court in charge of, the van for the prison. Some other constables followed immediately behind in a cab i have heard there were four in the cab. This made twelve in all; at other times only two officers as a rule take charge of the van, so that this was a much larger number than usual, There was the extra number I have named in coustquence of some information that came to the ears of the police. There were two prisoners 111 particular in the van— Colonel Kelly and Captain Deasy—who were re- manded yesterday morning on the application of an officer who held warrants against them on some charge connected with Fenianism. I don't know how many prisoners there were besides these two. There were other prisoners, but I don't know exactly how many. The gaol is about two or three miles from here. We got about a couple of miles—under the railway bridge crossing the Hyde road, and when we got there William Gould and Michael Larkin came with revolvers in their hands and rushed at the horses' heads. The men had been concealed behind the arch. Larkin seized one of the horses, and Gould fired his revolver, which I saw in his hand at the black horse. I seized the reins from the driver, and said, 'Drive on.' He said, I can't, the horses are shot.' When I plucked the reins the horses started, and Larkin fired at us. C was close to him and saw him. It was a random shot, pointing it towards the driver and those oa the van, but he did not take a steady deliberate aim. I did not hear any- thing when Larkin fired, but as he fired Gould ran towards the back of the van. I jumped off the van. Larkin met me, and asked me, What do you mean V poking a pistol at me at the same time. I said, m tell you what I mean,' and knocked his pistol up with my hand, and at the same moment the pistol went off in the air. I got a stone in my hand from the road, and I hit him as hard as I could in the mouth. (Superintendent Gee examined Larkins's mouth, and said his upper lip was slightly bruised.) When I hit him with the stone he fired at me thiee times. I ducked, and avoided the shots. He was firing at me; in each case I threw up my hands and ducked. I then jumped into the cab standing at the other side of the toll bar, and told the driver to drive me as quick as he could to the gaol for assist- ance. Before I went I saw some other men come up, aud I remarked, 'There's a row there.' Before I went I saw several of the men surround the van. This was done as soon as the horses were shot. Whilst in the cab I saw them breaking in the top of the van with stones. There was a gronp round the van-a regular circle round it. I should think there were from 70 to 100 persons altogether. At the same time the men seized the horses' heads I saw the crowd of about 70 or 100 persous surrounding the van. I cannot identify who they were. They came from behind the railway arch. Until we got close upon them they were more or less concealed from our sight. I cannot speak to any particular act of any of the crowd, except what I have told you n"lr ca» swear I Sflw Henry Wilson, Willfcm 0 Mara Allen, and Michael Joseph Boylan in the crowd. I cannot speak to others. I went to the gaol and got assistance. I saw no more of the affair. I ascertained that Kelly and Deasy were both hand- cuffed, by way of precaution, before being taken from the city court, and an officer placed specially inside. Sergeant Brett was the officer placed inside to watch them. Police. constable George Shaw said: I am an officer of the Manchester police force, specially attached to this court. I was one of the officers sent in charge of the van. I sat at, the right-hand side of the van in front. When we got to the bridge I saw men coming up, and one officer remarked By gye, the Fenians are here I saw them before we got to the bridge; they were against the bank. I heard a shout. As we passed through the bridge a voice said, 'Stop the van.' At the same moment I saw thirty or forty men coming down towards us in double file. Most of them appeared armed with revolvers. As soon as the man cried 'Stop the van,' several shots were fired. Then there was a cry Shoot the horses/ and several shots were fired at them. This i man (William O'Mara Allen) was the most promi- nent man I saw in all the lot. He was inciting theflJ on in every direction. He was the man that right into the van. I got off the top as soon as I could. I then got to the rear of the van aad watched the proceedings, and incited the civilians OB to help us, The men were shooting and throwioS stones at the police officers. Some of them got on to the top of the van to break it open. About font men got on to the van. They tried to break it ope"1 with large stones. I made several attempts to get some of the inhabitants to join me. I called to theH to assist me. I was fired upon every time I I was not hit by any shot. I made several attempt to get to the van William O'Mara Allen was a' the rear of the van, protecting the men who were trying to break into the van with his revolver.. saw him deliberately put the pistol to the keyhole the van and fire, and I heard some one call out, Ile is killed.' At that time I did not know that was in the van. I thought at first he put the revolt to the keyhole and fired to blow the lock off. The cry inside was He's killed.' Directly after the door was knocked open, and immediately after I sa5 Brett on the ground outside. He tumbled out. ThIS was not half-a-minute after the door had been opened, I believe several shots were fired after the door was opened, but in the excitement of the moment I canDot say. I saw a civilian who was helping us shot in the foot, as I believed, by Allen, who fired at that moment. Henry Sprowson is the name of the civilian. Imrn8- diately after that I saw the prisoners released frorJ1 the van by the crowd of men with revolvers, and they ran away across the croft towards Ashton-road. I stopped there for a time, and then went towards the gaol. I did not see any of the men with revolved after the prisoners were released. I saw in the crowd the, prisoner Gould, who was one of the fore- most in the crowd, throwing stones and breaking In the van. I cannot say whether he had a revolver Ot not. I speak also to William Martin. He helpe to break in the van. I believe he had a revolver- 1 speak also to Charles Moorhouse, who threw stonSs> and to Edward Shaw, who took part in breaking 111 the van. At first all the men appeared to revolvers. I cannot now say who had and who not. I also sa'.v Michael Larkin he was in the crowd throwing stones, but I cannot say whether be fired or not. Those are all I speak to. I was hort in two places by stones thrown at me. An immense crowd had assembled to witness tb8 removal of the prisoners to gaol, after their remapd by th £ magistrates. Allen, recognised by the plaste^ on his faces was hissed and groaned at as he the van. The procession was headed by an advance, guard of three mounted hussars, who were followed by an omnibus full of infantry. Twenty hussMS, with drawn swords, rode next, and after them carafi the Salford prison van guarded on each side by hussars, and followed by a troop of the same arm- The Manchester police van, containing more prisoners. came next, guarded in the same manner; and the re;ir was brought up by another omnibus load infantry. I he route to the gaol was the same tb^ had been taken by the van from which Kglly Deasy were rescued on the previous day. à Nothing further has been heard of Kelly an Deasy. The police have made four more apprehfiO" sions: Hugh Foley, private in the Royal Marines Patrick Coffey, Patrick Toole, and Kemdey. Three of these have been apprehended in Manchester tb's morning, and one in Preston last night. Saturday morning's post brought to the Mayaf an anonymous letter--one of several such corff municatioms which have been received during tbe last few days—intimating that the fugitives be found m a house at the end of -Every Stseet' Anccats. Mr Superintendent Maybury" deci(le(i that if necessary the place should be stormed by the police, who are now furnished with firearfl^' The house was entirely surrounded, and ultimately Inspector Garner ordered the door to be l?lTrS': open. This was done, and n rush made to occupy every room of the building, if possible, at on^0- Only one nVm and two women were found in house, but there were evidences that it had beef occupied by other persons who bad probably a hasty retreat, for they bad left benind thens a quantity of correspondence and other papers. Tb|s correspondence is now in the hands of the author]' tks, and appears to leave no doubt of its connect'015 with the conspiracy in Dublin, from which p'aC6 some of it is dated. A number of Irish newspape. i several hats of different sizes, and a portrait 01 Stephens, were found in the house. The man wo women found on the premises were taken the police office. It is supposed that if Kelly Deasey were not harboured in this house, the"- friends, upon whose aid they rely for escape, were m councu there during the night. Z, It will be remembered that when Kelly arId Deasey were set at liberty from the prison they ran northwards across some open brickfie^t tiH_ they reached the embankment of the SheffieH Railway, accompanied by Allen and a number tne armed rescuers, having London and Nort^ Western Railway on their left flank. Inspect01 Williamson, of the London police force, and geants Rhymer, Clarke, and Campbell, have bee< on their track in this direction. One of them fo«njJ a brand new revolver, which had been thro^ away or lost in crossing the Sheffield Rail^8^' which ^bears tbe marks,—'Mortimer, Lond0'^ 39,383.' It is an eight-chambered revolver, six chambers were loaded when found, the others having been discharged. According t° information about the further movements of K-BJ and Deasey from this point, it has been learnt t" they parted company at the end of Taylor taking sSparate routes till they reached the toV^# ship of Beswick. Beyond this point Kelly t entirely lost sight of. Deasey was seen to eii a house there with handcuffs on, and to etneir again freed from them. At that time he was companied by a man who did not wear handc«' j On examination of the house, it was fouud t'1 the handcufFs had been struck off by a hatchet,0^ the sink stone in the kitchen, the sink stone made to serve tbe purpose of an anvil. The man who keeps the house says the stranger sV°'g. with the pronounciation so peculiar to and says he left her house at 4*20 in the aftern0 i of tbe rescue. 1 hence he went along the leading to the neighbouring township of Brad^1' which is ealled Wellington"Road. AN AMERICAN LADY'S WARDROBE.—Tha don correspondent of a Cincinnati paper, describi'1-" cgf wardrobe of a Cincinnati lady, at that watering £ describes it as follows: Forty-five new dresses, quite new, and 29 that have been worn several 11 fcbe is the owner of 3-1 bracelets, 98 very valuableij and 101 comparatively piain, 51 chains and braC gfld 8 watches, 21 valuable bonnets, 83 pairs of gaiters, 36 shawls and mantles, and linens enoug'1 .jjjfl' up half a dozen dealers in white goods. This, of (o thing like it, is her inventory or reported by ber *?» the servants of the hotel, and so to the onter Printed and Published, on behalf of the Pro 'ifff'* by JOSEPH POTTER, at the Office in Higb-str» the Parish of Saint Mary, in the nunty Town of Havertordwest. Wednesday, September 25, t861.