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Execution in Paris. The Murderer of Baroness Dellard Guillotined This Morning. HOW THE CONVICT MET DEATH, PARIS, Saturday (CentralNeius).—Anastay, the young officer who murdered Baroness Dellard in the Boulevard Du Temple, and also attempted to assassinate her ser- vant under atrocious circumstances, paid the penalty of his crime just after daybreak this morning. For the past two nights a crowd, mostly of the scum of Parisians, had been waiting outside the Roquette Prison to witness the scene, a rumour having spread as early as Thursday night that Anastay's days were numbered. The surroundings of the place of execution and the Rue de la Roquette, tenanted by numerous makers of funeral wreaths and tombstones, are lugubrious in the extreme, snd the great French necropolis of Pere la Chaise is a Dear neighbour of the spot where the execution took place. Shortly after three o'clock, Monsieur de Paris, better known as M. Deibler, and his men, having finished the erection of the guillo- tine, carefully inspected the machine to assure themselves that the machinery was in order, and after these gruesome details had been carried out a piquet of mounted gendarmes and a number of foot soldiers formed up on the right and left of the instrument of death. As the day began to break the Abb6 Valadier, the prison almoner, together with the officials, M. Goron, Chef De La Sur6t6 and his secretaries, the Prooureur De La Uepublique and his Greffier, made their appearanoe with the law officials to assist the governor of the prison in carrying out the sentence on the condemned. At five o'clock the Abb6 Valadier and the officials named entered the cell, but found that Anastav was already awake, having evidently had previous intimation of the fact that his execution was at hand from the £ §Kumstance that he had written to his nrother Leon. He dressed without Availing himself of the proffered assis- tance, having been informed that his appeal for Presidential clemency was rejected and the moment had come to prepare himself for his fate: After having confessed Anastay walked with a firm step, but with a face overspread by a ghastly corpse- like pallor, to the small room called the "Avant le Greffe," where M. Deibler and his assistants were in waiting. Here he was seated, and the toilette du condaume," too well known to require description, was gone through. Pinioned in order to prevent violent resis- tance, the condemned man bravely walked to the scaffold, and having spoken a few words to those around him, his heilod was placed in the luvette.' The trigger was pulled, and the knife fell within a quarter of an hour of the officials entering the cell. Anastay's father claimed the body, in order that an examination might be made of the brain, with a view to proving the existence of cerebral trouble, but the authorities refused to allow any special post- mortem examination to be made. The usual course was followed. The basket containing the trunk and head of what was Anastay was lifted into a back van, which immediately was driven towards the Cemetiere D'lvry, the burial place of criminals outside the Paris fortifications. Four mounted gendarmes, the carriages of the Abb6 Valadier, the Chef De La Surete, and a few vehicles filled with reporters followed, the spectators dispersing to their usual avocations, or to recount the acene just witnessed. All was over by 5.35.

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