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mitted several murderee in the vicinity of that city, his victims in every case being servant girls. His last attempt was made upon a young woman, named Marie Pichon, employed in a silk manufactory. She met the man last week. and he asked her if she knew any young woman in want of a situation, as he was looking for a servant for his master, who lived at a chateau a few miles from Lyons. Tempted by the wages offered, she agreed to take the place herself. She accordingly went by rail from Lyons to Montreal, which the man said was the nearest station to his master's chateau. On alighting at Montreal the fellow took the girl's trunk on his shoulder, and said they would go the nearest way across the fields. After walking some distance, he pretended to be tired, and said he would hide the trunk among the vinces and fetch it in his master's cart. The girl's suspicions were soon afterward excited by seeing the man pick up a large stone, and she accordingly kept a short distance be
A Shocking scene. --A letter from Geneva, in the Progress of Lyons, says: "The execution of a man named Vary, who had been guilty of three murders, took place on the 25th of May. More than 15,000 persons were present, nothing of the kind having taken place during the last eleven years.--Vary made no resistance to being strapped to the fatal plank, but when it turned down he made a sudden struggle and got nearly off it, and the shock unhooking the knife, it fell and out his hand in two. The executioner narrowly escaped having his hand amputated.--A loud clammer was excited among the spectators by the scene."