The royal carriage was struck by several revolver and rifle bullets, the horses wounded, but its occupants escaped unhurt.
The principal industries are the manufacture of small arms (by the Colt's Patent Fire-Arms Manufacturing Co., makers of the Colt revolver and the Gatling gun), typewriters (Royal and Underwood), automobiles, bicycles, cyclometers, carriages and wagons, belting, cigars, harness, machinists' tools and instruments of precision, coil-piping, church organs, horse-shoe nails, electric equipment, machine screws, drop forgings, hydrants and valves, and engines and boilers.
While he'd considered bringing his revolver to Colorado, he had no official reason to do so and was reluctant to lie about being on police business.
Then a few of them advanced until another shot from the Wizard's revolver made them retreat.
His fortunes were presenting a most interesting problem when, on the 31st of December 1882, at his house in Ville d'Avray, near Sevres, he died by a shot from a revolver which accidentally went off.