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THE ATTACK UPON THE QUEEN.

EXAMINATION AND COMMITTAL…

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EXAMINATION AND COMMITTAL OF THE ACCUSED. [BY SPECIAL TELEGRAM.] L At Bow-slgeet police court, yesterday afternoon, be- fore Sir Thomas Henry, the young man, Arthur O'Connor, w*s charged with presenting a pistol at Her Majesty, Yjalh the intent to frighten the Queen. John Brown stated that he was in the service of Her Majesty, and that just as the royal carriage stopped at the private entrance to Buckingham Palace, within the iron railings, he opened the door, and 6aw the prisoner between the two equerries, Lord Charles Fitzroy and General Hardinge, who were in attendance upon Her Majesty. Lord Charles Fitzroy pushed the prisoner back, and he went round to the other side of the car- riage where the Queen sat. Witness took him by the neck, and he dropped a pistol which he held in his hand. His Royal Highness Prince Leopold, deposed that he pat facing Lady Churchill, and that his brother, Prince Arthur, sat facing the Queen. As the carriage stopped, a movement on the part of Prince Arthur attracted his attention, and caused him to turn towards the Queen, when he saw the prisoner's head, just above the door on his right hand, pointing a pistol within a foot of the Queen's face. General Hardinge. deposed to having seen the paper taken from the prisoner's pocket, beginning: "I Vic- toria, by the grace of God," and containing a promise to grant a free pardon to all Fenian prisoners now in custody. The prisoner, a weak-looking youth, contradicted only one or two minute points in the evidence, and was committed for trial at the Central Criminal Court.

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