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Crime in France. I Crime in France. 1 A VILLAGE TRAGEDY. i j While Paris continues to show an absence of serious crime, and while business in the courts is consequently slack, provincial Judges and juries have their hands pretty full. At Sadnt-Omer, in the Pas de Calais, a horrible village tragedy has come before the Assize tribunal. LievaJ and Bachelet, blacksmiths Rohant, a small farmer; and Madame Bachelet, a widow, were brought up for the murder of a couple named Brazier, at Maizierea. The crime was planned by Bohant and Madame Bacbelet, whose son, Onesimus, aided by his cousin, Lieval, perpetrated the deed. They strangled the old man as he was coming out of the house, and hid the body under some stones and timber. Madame Brazier was Choked in Her Bedroom I as she was hobbling towards the door, in order to see what was the matter, for she heard her husband's cries. The two murderers then plun- dered the house, and found £20, which they shared with their accomplices. Lieval and the woman were condemned to the guillotine, but it is probable that Madame Bachelet will be able to avoid the hands of M.Diebley. She had long been noted as a terror in her district, and her crimes were numerous. She kept an inn, which had as bad a reputation as those in old stories, where beds descended through the floor, carrying doomed travellers with them. It rarely occurs, however, that a woman is decapitated in France; and her sentence will most likely be commuted to one of penal servitude for life. Her by no means promising son, Onesimus, who was duly walking in the maternal footsteps, received a life term, while Bohant, the small farmer, will be imprisoned for ten years with hard labour. In the meantime Another Murder Case f is occupying the court at Rouen, where the I Soulard, or circus-master's tragedy was recently concluded. A prosperous pedlar named Mill, a poacher called Allard, a man known as Severin, and his wife are the accused persons. Mill was separated from his wife, who went to live with her mother, and as she was sitting at the maternal hearth one evening somebody fired at her from outside the house and shot her dead. The murder was attributed to the poacher, who, it is said, was hired by Mill to shoot the woman, the pedlar wanting to make his servant, Madama Severin, head of his household and caretaker of the goods which he carted around the markets and fairs. The servant's husband looked forward with satisfaction to this arrangement, as Mill promised to elevate him from the position of a road-mender to that of a peasant proprietor, with three acres and a cow. The road-mender's evidence was the most damning, as he said that Poacher Allard met him one day, and said, I'm not after rabbits now I'm going to take a pot shot at Mill's wife, and that will be a good thing for you." The other accused persons stoutly maintained that the murder could not be attri- buted to them.

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