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LOUISE MASSET EXECUTED.

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LOUISE MASSET EXECUTED. PRISONER CONFESSES TO THE CRIME. Louise Josephine Masset, aged 36, a French Veipess, was executed at Newgate on Tuesday 1 ^°r mur^er her illegitimate child, J-jOUIS Masset, aged three and a half years. The -as of a peculiarly cold-blooded nature. The 1 had been reared by a woman who received fnfh Payment from Miss Masset, through the cliil<frv.a She regularly visited the fo t- 0n ^^ok01" 26th she took him from his liTH,r"Ij°^er' ostensibly to send him to France, 7 e desire of the father, but at Dalston Station was proved she went into the ladies' lava- bocf' ^ere strangled the child, leaving the a nude state, covered only with a shawl" th 8i y0r' ^he notorious Reading baby farmer, was e ast woman executed at Newgate. At a quarter 2 0QONE ^LE Pri'son bell began to toll, and between Not an^ persons must hare been present, 1 m°re than a few seconds had elapsed after the nr of nine had struck when the black flag was U, jP ^rom the quadrangle, announcing to the or d that Louise Masset had met her doom. The ppearance of the flag was greeted with loud cheers but the crowd, which was a most orderly one, at Once quickly dispersed. The execution was carried out by Billington, assisted by his son. Since iday, when the Home Secretary's final decision as communicated to her, the wretched woman remained in a most despondent and de- Jed state of mind. The condemned woman 1 not show the slightest symptoms of fear at her pproaching end. She scarcely touched her break- a-st which consisted of bread and butter and tea. e Rev Mr Ramsay (prison chaplain) was with ler to the last. The process of pinioning was earned out without the slightest resistance, and, to e relief of all, she confessed to the crime, her last Words being, What I am about to suffer is just, and now my conscience is clear." rp, walked without assistance to the scaffold. e final preparations were speedily made and the o t drawn. Death appeared to be instantaneous. le wretched woman behaved with wonderful roiness and self-control right up to the last.

.+— FOOTBALL.

WELSH JUNIOR CUP.

THE LEAGUE.

THE COMBINATION.

SHROPSHIRE AND DISTRICT LEAGUE.

DENBIGHSHIRE & DISTRICT LEAGUE.

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SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY,…

WELSHPOOL.

BERRIEW.

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