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THE PROPOSED SALE OF ALL SAINTS'…

SPARKS FROM A WELSH ANVIL.

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MONEY MARKET.—MONDAY.

BRISTOL STOCK EXCHANGE.—YESTERDAY.

METROPOLITAN CATTLE MAPKET.-MONDAT.

WHITLAND MONTHLY MARKET.

SUSPECTED MURDER AT CARLISLE.

NEW POSTAL REGULATIONS.

MR. CARDWELL'S PLAN.

THE CHANCES OF ASSASSINATION.

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THE CHANCES OF ASSASSINATION. The record of attempted assassinations goes to show that it is rarely successful when even skilled men at- tempt the lives of great personages. In 1857 Pianori, who was subsequently guillotined, actually seized the bridle of the Emperor's horse in the Champs Elysees, in spite of innumerable police agents in private clothes who constantly accompanied him in his percgrinatious, and fired « bout portant in his face. Tke muzzle was so close that the shot burnt the moustache, but missed its aim, and yet Pianori was reputed one of the best shots in Italy and France, and had practised con- stantly for two years. Orsini's bombs were hurled at the Emperor's carriage before the Opera at a distance of four paces, and produced no effect, except that of killing several persons who were standing at a conside- rable distance from the carriage. The Pole Berezowski's attempt on the life of the Emperor of Russia, in 1856, during the Paris Exhibition, was made under equally favourable circumstances. Berezowski fired almost from under the wheels of the Imperial carriage, with a six-barrelled revolver, but an equerry-in- ordinary, M. Raimbault, perceiving the danger, made his horse rear, and the bullet intended for the Em- peror Alexander struck the animal in the chest. Even then the pistol was misdirected and would have done no harm. Another striking instance to the same effect was presented by young Blind's at- tempt on the life of Prince Bismarck. Blind was a first. rate marksman, he had won the Wimbledon Cup, and although he discharged the six chambers of his revolver while grappling with the German Chancellor none of jthem took effect. There are many more instances of attempted political assassination admirably contrived and executed by fearless persans which have one and all failed on account of momentary emotion when the deed was being attempted.

CONVERTING THE POLICE.

THE POPE AND ST. ALEXIS.

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-SWANSEA.

NEWPORT.

-SHIPPING AND MAIL NEWS.

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