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THE ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION…

EXAMINATION OF THE ASSASSIN.

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A STRANGE STORY.

LETTER FROM COUNT ZAMOYSKI.

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THE NEW BLACK DEATH.

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BIDDING FOR AN ACTOR.

CAPTURE OF A BRIGAND QUEEN..

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EXTRAORDINARY PROCEEDINGS…

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EXTRAORDINARY PROCEEDINGS AT LANCASTER. The recent decision of parliament, relative to disfran- chising Lancaster has caused much annoyance and ill- feeling among a large portion of the electors in that borough. That feeling was displayed in an extraordi- nary manner on Friday night, when three well-dressed, life-siaed figures, intended to represent three gentle- men who, it is said, have been among the chief actors in bringing about the unseating of the late members and the subsequent royal commission Iff inquiry, were publicly exhibited in the town. Each figure, which bore a close resemblance to the original," was fastened to a high pole in a cart drawn by one horse, and supported by a numerous body-guard." The procession started at eight o'clock, headed by a band of music, and fully two hours were occupied in perambulating the principal streets, which were lined with some thousands of spectators. At the head of the procession a large placard was carried, displaying the words, in warm remembrance of three loving cons of Lancaster." A chief mourner," with a long white hat-band, followed the third cart. Across the breast of each figure there was a printed placard, ex- plaining the relation in which the trio stood to aach other, whilst at the back of one another placard, ex- hibitmg a sentence about ''Judas," was fastened. About ten o'clock, the procession returned to the place whence it had started from, and the three eftigieawera burnt, amidst the cheers and groans of the assembled multitude, which throughout, had maintained tolerably good order, and had not been interfered with in any Way by tha police authorities. .f' h