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THE ABQUa 8ATU11 DAY JANUAliY 30, 1892.
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When the boy n length stood in tha
upper world of light nd liberty he knew
not where be vras. H j was at the bottom
of a natural caldron inclosed by a wall of
rock nnd overarched l.y the sky.
As he Ktoud there vaguely vronderim?
what his next move ould be, a loud shriek
followed by a roan a:ui ending in a peal of
demoniacal laughter broke npon his ear.
Ah, surely he recognized that sound! It
was the rush of tie wind through the
watercourse from which he bad just
Yes, and beard from without he knew it
to be the noise whicl had fciren a spot not
far from his uncle's cabin the name of the
Guided by his dis-covery, the bov clam
bered over the e.lgj of the caldron and
saw near at hand the dwellings of Ins
The air was fresh and balmy: the sun
was rising; he had spent thought tinder
With nil t he spee Ibis exhausted condi
tion would permit, lie made his way to his
A chorus of shrieks greeted bin appear
ance. It was not until they had laid hands
upon him that the f tmily would believe he
was not. an apparition. The villagers had
sought for his hod.v all the nii;ht. lou, le
lieving that he had met with a fatal acci
dent. Frank's knees tr. mbled under him and
he sank to the floor, crying: '! have found
him! I have found him!"
When he regained consciousness he found
himself lying upon a bed surrounded by
"Who have you found, Frank?" inquired
"Jasper Karch." replied the boy, draw
ing from his pock a the articles which he
bad taken from tin? lody iu the cave.
The most intense excitement, now pre
vailed, a thousand questions were show
ered upon the la , but. exhausted nature
would War no more Frank relapsed into
The news was -arricd to Sedjrwiek, the
trial was siiipent'ed, and the coroner and
other officers of t ie law came down to in
vestigate this new phase of the case.
It was not until the following day that
Frank could liei.rthe strain of a formal
examination: tin n the facts discovered in
his treasure liuiu ntj expedition were fullv
The various ar
Karch were iden
lirruation of his
ides belonint; to Jasper
ilieil, and in further cou
ory Frank was takeu to
i. where he pointed out
liich he had emerged. A
i was offered to anyone
the descent, but. no otic
itly stouthearted to veti-
the Devil's l';r a
the crevice from .
who would niak
was found sullk-;
The sun shot c
Dark .masses of r
fitfully that mornin?.
' Hid swept in unendiuj;
i lie sky. The old men
pravely conned ti'e signs and predicted
That evening the storm came on. At
lirst a quicken nvr land breeze, which in
creased in violence unt il it blew with the
force of a tornado. The rain fell in tor
rents, stinging the flesh of the unfortu
nates exposed to the fury of t he storm like
For twenty-fuur hours the war of the
elements raged, nnd it was not until the
morning of th i third day that the clear
sky was seen ni.-aiu.
Few of the fishermen's cabins had es
caped damage, while many of their boats
hud been blow n into the sea and carried
Under thecoi ibined influence of the hich
wind and the cbh tide the sea had retired
farther than the oldest inhabitant remem
bered to have s"en it. A broad belt of
sand appeared. ; ! retching as far as the eve
could reach nl the shore.
Frank lirysi.i: had sanntered down to
the beach, wa'kiug unconsciously in the
direction of Kinj: Solomon's tomb, when
he was startle! by observing that the en
trance stood high and dry above the water.
He called to t he fishermen and pointed
to the dark opening in the rocks. A nartv-
was quickly organized for the purpose of
recovering tue hody of Jasper Karri
Under the leadership of the boy the task
was an easy ore, the men returning in an
hour with the body of the old man resting
upon a rudely constructed litter.
The corpse was carried into the nearest
cabin and the coroner suninued. Theex
cirement in the village was intense. It was
believed, without a doubt, that evidence
was about tr be produced which would
make Jack Hastings a free man.
Polly Ande-son flung her arms nbnit the
neck of her cousin, overwhclmi:. ; him
with her grat Itmii-.
When the c irontr and his phvsician ar
rived it whs villi dilheulty that the inquest
could oe inaugurated.
At length a jury was secured and sworn.
The body wi s identified as that of the
missing man. Jasper Karch.
The outer i ockets of the garments of the
dead man were empty, their contents hav
ing been brought to the village by Frank.
But when his vest was unbuttoned a
pocketbookof oiled canvas was discovered.
It contained letters, papers aud bank notes.
It had stairs of blood npon it, and one
paper hast ly folded was particularly
marked with the imprin of bloody fingers.
An examination of the body revealed a
crushed and broken leg, from the lacerated
arteries of v hich it was evident that the
life blood had oozed away.
Another iiexpected light was throw u
upon the af'air by the presentation of the
anchor of Jasper Karch's boat, which had
been found f -Jit to the rocks in front of the
cave by the party who had gone in search
of his body.
When the anchor was held up before the
Jury for examination a fisherman pushed
himself to tne front and asked to be sworn.
His request oeing complied with, he testi
fied that h 9 had seen Jasper Karch iu his
boat sailing in the direction of Kins Solo
mon's to nil at noon on the day of his dis
appearance at the time that Jack Hastings
was knowx. to be at the fishing grounds.
He also ren embered that the tide was un
usually Ion on that day. He bad not tes
tified at the trial because he could not fix
the time, b it when he saw the anchor his
memory wi s stimulated so as to bring the
whole matter clearly to his mind.
As it was clearly a case of accidental
death, never did a jury render a verdict in
accordance with the facts as adduced with
greater satisfaction than did the fellow
townsmen of Jack Hastings.
The corr ner, escorted by the fishermen,
returned to Sedgwick, and before the day
had closet, the ex-prisoner at the bar
clasped tba radiant Polly in his arms, a
The authorities having interred the re
mains of Jasper Karch in the village
"God's acre," proceeded to settle un his
estate according to the iaw Kovcrning such
When tie contents of the oiled canvas
pocketbooi were examined, a crumpled,
blood stained paper, which proved to be an
old letter, was found to Iwar on Its back
iuo luuowinr, traced in pencil tjj t .
and trembling hand:
In the name of find. Amen. I, Jasper
Karch. belne in my rleht mind, and believing
that I am aDout to die. do mnka this my last
will and testament, hereby revoking all form
er wills that i niuy have made; do give and
bequeath the snm of ten thousand dollars
$10,XX)), money at interest in the Commer
cial National hank of Koston. to Jane Bryson,
widow of William Kryson. late of Rockport,
or her heirs, as un act of restitution for a
wrong dono tho said Willam Bi ysoo in the
year 18 , by which ho was mined financial
ly and hia death hastened.
I give and bequeath to my brother, Samuel
Karch. of Hillsdale, X. Y., the residne of
my estate, or in event of his having died pre
vioua to the execution of this my last will
and testament, I give and bequeath said resi
due to Jane Hryson, herein before mentioned,
or to her heirs, making her my solo legatee.
I appoint John Wilson. Esq.. of Sedgwick, to
be my executor.
Signed and sealed thiv lllth day of July, in
the year of our Lora, eighteen hundred
and . Jaspek Karcr.
Scrawled below the will, with its jumble
of legal phrases, was the following:
I have been tempted to seek treasure in King
Solomon's tomb, and I have suffered a just
punishment fur my sins against God and man.
A rock has fallen upou my leg. 1 am bleeding
to death. God have mercy on my sou).
As the closest semtinyof the instrument
served but to establish its genuineness, it
was presented for probate by the gentle
man named by the testator.
The news traveled quickly to Rockport,
where Frank learned of his good fortune.
It was (lashed over the e!ectric wire to the
poor woman in Hoston, who, on her knees,
thanked the giver of all good for his
favor to the widow 'and the fatherless. It
was a great fortune to Mrs. Hryson, but
she felt that the legacy could lie in no
sense a compensation for the sorrow anil
toil which had been imposed upon her
through the knavery of Jasper Karch.
The whole village rejoiced with'the for
tunate mother and son, while Frank was
the hero of the hour.
The happy boy was beard to remark: "I
went to King Solomon's tomb to seek a
treasure. I did not find it, nnd I did find
it, which is theliest riddle I ever ran across.
Do you know a better one?"
The inquiries of the executor disclosed
the fact that Samuel Karch had died in
great poverty five years previous to the
death of his brother, so that Mrs. Bryson
became the possessor of all the hoarded
wealth of the miser, Jasper Karch.
Frank was on the beach before return
ing to Boston, taking a last look at the
cave where be had risked his life and
found his treasure, when be met Jack
Hastings and his cousin, Tolly Alderson,
walking arm in arm.
"You're a rich man now, Frank, and you
deserve it," said Jack, "but the greatest
treasure you found you have given to me
my liberty and my happiness." Charles
A Remarkable Instance of Telpputliy.
An instance of sympathy or telepathy,
which has been related to me is in some of
its features uncommon, so far as I know,
even among strange visions. Two young
men, brothers, one being an officer in the
British army and the other a well known
and highly imaginative popular writer,
were sleeping in the same room. The offi
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cries from his companion, as of extreme
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Shouting loudly to awake him, he asked,
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While wondering at this, my informant
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gloom, half way lietween the foot of bis
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"What is that?" he exclaimed, but his
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