Attempted Assassination. A second attempt to assassinate river pilots near Venice took place Wednesday night according to reports reports made yesterday to the St. C county authorities by Pilots Frank King and Frank Tesson. On Sunday Sunday night some unknown person shots at Tesson. who is pilot on steamer Alton and a similar shoot- ing took place Wednesday night at Pilot King. The shots are said to have heen fired hy a man u h o ! in a shanty boat on the Illinois ' shore.