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MnrrUnn TrUil ! tUrmpr,
trnon, Tex., Oct. S5. Iter. 0. B.
MurriKD, who li under tcntente to be
lisrged here Friday upon conviction ot
wifo murder, Blony with nnether
j iisunr, came very near escaping Jail
Jailer Hlilvo took their cupper up to
tt rtr He thought they had gone Into
the ell, nnd opened tho door to the
run around of tho csro.
Moirison's companion had hid in n
t ftit r of the run-around, next to the
!ofT and when It was opttl sprang
upon the Jailer.
it. mt instant Morrison u oat sad
unto the Jailer, crying for hi com
inniMn to kill him.
Htnr engaged Morrison and the
ttli' r party took to his keels, bare
headed and Ware-footed.
Parties near by heard the racket, and
win 11 ihe (tarty ran out couth, took
nftrr htm find captured him wider the
old hoot building in the southern
jtart nf the city.
The jailer, after a hard struggle Sn
MorrlKon hack Into hlc celt,
Morrisons clater and It. W. Hall.
J'1 . are now In Auatln trylHK to hare
the governor commute hla punishment
to life imprisonment Instead of tloatli.
i ho scaffold on which .Morrison Is to
lxt imtiK Friday la about ready to tte
I'l.f i '1 in iKMitlon.
llr will i, hung privately. A stock
tiui eighteen feet lilajn and twenty feet
square will twrround the scaffold.
1'nrt Worth. Oct. 2i.-8keriff S. r.
Clark has sent to the slier Iff of Wlllwr
i.rr county (he rope that was used In
tin' i x ut ion o( Jim Darlington, the
t-ntiia IV train robber and murderer,
when he was hanged in the Tarrant
unty Jail. In company with many
dhiT peine olWcers the Vernon sheriff
wan present at the execution of Oar
lmgtun. and was so well satisfied with
tl fx rfi . Hon of the arrangements and
tin iuhc with which the rope did Ha
I.- in rase ho should have occasion
to prekiiiH ot a similar Brim occasion.
The occasion will come noxt Friday,
jnvrd, wh.-n Ilev. Morrison Is to twins
iiiiIcm executlTe clemency Is Inter
(or the murder of his wife at Canudlnu.
The rope in question was made nt
tho Inittflii'-p of former Sheriff Ailnm
KiiIcks, to he used In hanging Jim
Touts, a negro who killed n policeman
In Fort Worth In ISO I, Touts was con
v let vd and snuteneod to hang, hut Gov.
C'ulljerxm commuted the senlunco to
linprlr i ninent fer llfo.
A Train Htniir.l,
Tarl. Tox., Oct M. Monday night
nbout 7 o'clock as the Texas and Pa
ilflc westbiMind iwaseimer train was
proceeding lietween HIkIi and Potty
two roiks wore hurled slmultaneously
nt the coaches, on ot which crashed
through the smoker.
Tho other passed through the chair
car, striking the wife of Judge Wil
klnr of Sherman on thn cheek and
Inflicting a painful wound. Slonee
wiic thrown at the train at nearly the
mine pot on Sunday night.
I h" Hanta Pr excursion train re
turning from Dallas Sunday night was
hIm. roked along the road. The nrat
ttntlon i'! which th stones were
thrown was ut I'm uiersville. Charley
Tin rin- bauv a'' as nt at the Texae
& I'm itli at I'm I" i. ni of the returnltiK
iirnlnnleta hud a narrow osrape.
As llic f i .tin w.m pulling out o Celeste
the piotiramini wtm changed. A pistol
i-lu I whs flr 'I Into tho negro roach
nnd i in- of tfc. pnsicngcrs returned the
At Wolfe city the train was rocked
liKulu as it w piitllHK out.
Cotton seed soul far tll.Ti per ton
nt H.triuan tin rtlr day,
( i.ttmi i hii
Flif rinan, T-x Oct 25. A great
deal of lompiaint is being made tram
vcral patta of th county about pil
fering by persons who pass In tke
nijl.t and proieed to help themaelves
to Hi lotlun piled in tke flslds. Won
dav night on the KVntuckytown road,
Ki vn miles out. three farmers named
riHpi lively Ktarby. lamb and Rob
erts, lost about looo pounds in that
way Skerl Shrewsbury sUWd tkat
cery effort Would bu exhausted to ap
prebend and tiring to Justice tkese an
f'spt Rlgakee Is to bo rrlltvcal of the
command of the Texas about IM l
and signo4 to duty In tk Bgvy de
partment as chief of the lrtU oC
W J tlryan has tUrtrd nu his last
ramiMlgn tour In Nebraska before
It .ii.ru I n.
Hhrman. L ik-i s.-ltobort
K' aged I ' n- tfll frnni a cart In
viilrh he w Hung yesterday after
inn st the mil itlon of llrsckott
and Hranrh -n -i-to Ills )wUoe Is
broken and k bu mvstc rwls on his
hfad where he struvk a tie of the
railroa l track whlih runs al ng
llrati' ti I'Mi't An outtonod xpr.-
train (- 1 y winl" tv niti. fellow
lay ii.se j i oi ni,to tw.j (' t of tie
retsl lloiltr i:tiloilan.
Orange, Tox., Oct 21. YcsUrday
morning a holler at tho I.ulchcr &
Moore Lumber oompany'c mill, mens
urlng five feet In diameter nnd eigh
teen feet In length, exploded, Instant
ly killing lAwrenco lienhler, white.
His horso wss also killed.
Iauls Itlrks, colored, was so seri
ously wounded that ho died a few
Hen Atkins, Hum Pouts and Amos
rWnolil. coloiod, and W. C. Ulgga, Ooo-
Matthews, Thos. Day nnd ftobastlan
AtiKollen, white, were imlnfully wound
ed, but they will recover.
Iwrence Ilenhler was riding by,
tjotng to hts work at the I. Miller
lumber company's mill, whoro his
father Is general manager. His father,
who was only a few hundred yards lie
hind, heard the exploclon and saw the
escspe of steam, but thought hts son
had paaaed the holler houce In time
to eocnpo Injury, and was almoct on
come when ho learned the ymng man's
fate. The young man wns only 18 years
Itlrks wss standing nenr a lumber
pllo fully 600 feet away and was
struck between the shoulders wltli u
Dlgne and Matthews were at the dry
sheds, more than IKK) feet away, when
a shower of broken sticks stmck them
and knocked thorn down.
Tho trailer, weighing more than 10,
000 iHtundc, landed In (ho middle ot
the river, thoroughly wrecking every
thing lu Its road oa It passod out of tho
The tubes lie scattered nlong Its
route, and one of them remains Imbed
oil In tho hull of n big bar go noar by.
One Iwller head, weighing BOO pounds,
was found Ui David llland's pasture,
more than half h mile from the mill.
There were seven bolters In the bat
tery, and aa the others wer not In
jured In the least the comp" ' will
cIom the furnnco about them nnd run
on until a new nno can he had to take
tho plnco of the ouo carried away.
The holler houso was wrecked and
some other damago dono, hut every
thing will soon bo In good condition
Tho nreldent Is nttrlbutod to milt
water, that fonmod n as to mnko tho
rondlui; of tho gauges misleading, ns
tho llremnn and engineer had tooted
thum Ichh than thrco minutes before
tho explosion occurred.
Tyler, Tox., Oct 24. Sunday morn
ing at 7 o'clock tho family of M. Dan
nun, n Cotton llult engineer, was
startled by tho report ot a pistol.
A second Inter their 18-yoar-old
dutiHbtur, Miss Katie, was found In ouo
ot tho bedrooms In a dying condition
with n bullet holo through her howl.
Deceased was a popular young lady
stid wb to hao tccn rrnrrlcd f U
roung man ot this city on noxt Wed
The family holloves that In remov
ing a pistol from the bed that It fell
to the floor with tho alHive result.
The funeral service ware held yes
terday morning at 10 o'clock at the
Crfthollc church and was one ot tho
most largely attended fuucrsls ovet
held In Tyler.
n,ni ifimi iiiiu.
Ilnnls. Tex.. Oct. St.Tbe roport
yestorday morning (ram Uuek tolling
of the hilling of It. J. Davis In tho
peiiltentlnry waa recelvod here with
much Interest. Davis was sent up
from Kills county for highway rob
bery, and tho field ot hU operations
was nroiiml Until. It was two yours
ago when farmers going home from
HiiiiIh wore now and thou hold up by
a lone highwayman and forced to turn
over all their available caih. '
IIimIh l.j ik Nrur.
llronlMtm. Tox., Oct. Jt. At S
o'clock yectorduy cvonlng a colored
boy 17 years old. wearing a striped cap,
on tared the house of Hen 'i'aegler, a
farmer living a few miles south of this
city, and asked Mrs. Taegler, who,
with h baby I weeks old, were the only
nersoMi In the house, to give bltn n
needle nnd some thread.
Ihe turned to get theee things for
him. when he dealt her a hard blow,
wklck felted her to tke door.
Tke man rontlnnsd hla assault until
tke woman was beaten Into Insensi
bility. He then helped himself to ev
erything in the koiwe ke wented and
Tho news ot the trsaedy was receiv
ed In tkbi city by telephone at 3
o'clock and Sheriff Teague and Deputy
Itarch led Immediate!)' for the scene.
Later another ihmm left to assist
In tko apprehension. Mr. Teagler was
In this city at the time of the assault.
Two new mm at yellow (ever were
rstwrbMl nt Ktw Orleans recently.
Ffcrl Wwlk. Tex.. Oct. Jl.-The
OttlHmbew hotel. R two-story twenty
rsum trams stnwtMre, went up In the
flames yestenlay afternoon. It was
looatod at the earner of fifteenth and
Onlhoun streets and tke bottom floor
was used for a saloon. Tho building
waa the properly of K M Daggett,
eoet tltOO. and was partly Insured It
was occupied by llus Hoby who suf
fered a ksi of between 11500 snd
I17C0, with fSOO Incarauca.
TTrgr Nolitltra Oanitsg Troutit.
Teredo, Tox., Oct 20. Wednesday
night whllo Willis Stoner was on his
beat in tho west part ot tho city he
had occasion to arrest n negro soldier
for carrying a buteher-knlfc. While
on his way to tho marshal's offleo
with his prisoner he was overtaken
by a mob of nogro soldiers, who de
manded tho release of tho prisoner.
At this tlmo ono of the sergeants oamo
up and OMtirnd tho ofllcer If ho would
turn tho prisoner over to him ho
would he responsible for hla nppear
nnco nt tho mayor's court noxt morn
ing. Upon thin assuranco tho prisoner
was dollvered nnd tho affair ro
portod to the city marshal.
letter, about 11:30, this snmo ofllecr
discovered a crowd ot men collected
near where he had made tho arrest
and ne soon ns he approached ho was
covered by tho guns In tho hands of
negro soldiers, who ordered lilin to
throw tiji hla ha nils, and the next. In
stant felled him to tho Mirth with
blows dealt with tho butts of their
They then stamped on him with
their heels, fired several shots Into
the ground usnr his body, look his pis
tol nnd stripped him of tils police
badge. These Midlers, numbering over
forty, diepersed, and taking positions
In several localities commenced tiring
a promiscuous volley of balls In every
direction, which went hustling through
private yards and over resiliences, cre
ating for the time a great terror mining
tho women and children,
A Mexican boy, 18 years old, was
shot through the shoulder, and other
parlies state that these negro soldiers
at distances of thirty or forty yards,
with an oath, drew their arms and
II red close to them.
As soon as ihe city marshal learned
of the affair he reported It to l.leut.
Campbell, the commanding otllcer at
Fort Mcintosh, who waa spending the
evening with some friends at the club-
rooms of the Urwlo casino. The lieu
tenant borrowed n pistol (mm the city
marshal and Immediately went to the
scene of the disturbance, hut the riot
ers had all escaped Into the garrison.
He checked up nnd found nil his men
present, but on going to the ordnance
room he (omul Uiut the door had been
hrokon open and about n docun nuns
In tho nick showed they bail been re
Thero waa n hlltor nnd ugly lecllng
In tho city when tho outrngo bocumo
fully known, hut tho ronsorvntlvo
opinion decided to lot tho law talio Its
As soon as tho rioters commenced
Rhnrlff Ortlt placed n strong guard at
tho Jail, whoro it negro soldier Is cou
IIiiimI, charged with an assault to mur
der a (ew days ago upon a nogro wom
an. Jndge McUnc has directed tho
grand Jury to reconvone and n (till In
vestigation will be made In order that
every guilty one may ho tried.
l.leut. Camphell enmo Into tho city
yesterday morning and assured the au
thorities that he would render nil aid
In his power to Identity and turn ovor
to the civil authorities every soldier
engaged In the outrage.
To Piiriliuiu 3li.ro Mlllo.
Tort Worth. Tex., Oct. 30. Tho pur
chose of Texas mules by Huglnud (or
war serrlce In South Africa will ho
lorgor than was at first expected. Al
ready 3000 animals hnvo been bought
and last night n contract was agreed
on for BOO more. The claee of mules
offered (or talc hero l.sa been vory
satisfactory. On noxt Saturday the
second shipment ot 1300 hoad will bo
uiudo to New Orleans.
Trim (Irulu Dntlrr.
Shermau. Tox., Oct. 30. The Trnns
porlntlun committee of tho Texas
Oroln Dealers' association has been In
session here. There were a number of
the members of tho association In at
tendance (rom local points near Sher
man. President J- P. Harrison Presi
ded and Secretary 1C. II. Crenshaw of
Kort Worth was in attendance. The
committee carefully went over the
shipping rates to Mississippi river
eroMlHga on oats Woduesdoy and
found that the shipments can he made
by way of Oalvestou and water route
tt southern seaboard on an average of
K per car cheaper than by all rail
route. President 1 1 arisen was author
lied to at once charter two or more
snips with a tonnage rapacity equal to
1M cars. As an evidence of the eager
ness with which the export route via
Oalveston Is indorsed more than
enough shipments were tendered by
the limited uumber of members lu at
tendance to All Ihe tonnage Tor whleh
President Harrison was yesterday au
thorized to negotiate. However, the
movement Is (or the equal benefit ot
all members of tho association and
every member will bo kept thoroughly
Informed ot shipping schedules by
Oorslcana, Tex., Oct SO. Up to the
clese at business at the cotton yards'
yesterday 30,000 bales ot wagon cotton
had been received at this point since
Aug. 1. From all parts of the eountry
the report comes that tho crop Is about
all In except on a ,ew low land or bot
tom (arms. Thero is hardly n proba
bility that over 6000 more bales will bo
received here this season If such Is
the case receipts will be about 33,000
bslec short of last season s receipts
The Flying Dutchman.
-BY CATTAW MAWYAT.
CHAITHK XXXI. (Continued.)
"Holy Virgin!" exclaimed the cap
tain, brcathlessi "I have known ships
to go down, but never to come up be
fore" The Phantom Bhlp-tho 'Flying
Dutchman." shrieked Bohrlttcm "J
tild you so, Philip Vandcrdockon;
thero Is your (athor He, hel"
Philip's oyes had remained fixed on
the vessel; he perceived that they wore
dowering down n boat from her quar
ter. "H Is possible," tho'jght he, "I
shall now bo permitted I" and Philip
put his hnnd Into his bosom and
grasped the relic.
Shortly nftcrwnrd tho splash of oars
was hoard alongsltfe, and a volco coll
ing out: "I say, my good people, glvo
us a ropo from forward."
No ono answered or compiled with
tho request. Bchrlfton only went up
to tho captain and told him that If
they offered to send letters they must
not be received or the vessel would bo
doomed and all would perish.
A man now made his appcaranco
from over tho gunwale, at tho gang
way. "You might ns well havo lot mo
had a side rope, my hearties," said he,
as ho stepped on deck; "whoro Is tho
"Here," replied tho captain, trem
bling from hoad to foot, Tho man who
accosted him nppoarod n woather-bont-on
seaman, dressed In a fur eap and
"What do you wont?" at lost scream
ed tho captain.
"Vos what do you want?" continued
Schrlften. "Hot hel"
"What, you here, pilot?" obiorvod
the man; "well, I thought you had
gono to Davy's locker long enough
"He, he," replied Bchrlfton, turning
"Why, tho (aot Is, captain, we hnvo
had very foul weather, and wo wish
to send letters home; I do bellovo that
we shall never get round this Capo."
"I can't tako them!" cried tho cap
tain. "Can't tako them! Well, It's very
odd; but every ship refuses to tako our
letters. It s very unkind; seamen
should havo a feeling (or brother sea
men, especially In distress, God knows
wo wish to sco our wives and families
again; and It would bo n matter of com
fort to them If they only could hoar
"I can not tako your letters tho
saints preserve usl" replied tho cap
tain, "We havo been a long whllo out,"
said tho seaman, shaking his head.
"How long?" Inquired tho captain.
"Wo can't tell; our almanac was
blown overboard, and wo havo lost our
reckoning. Wo never had our latitude
exact now, for we cannot tell tho sun's
declination for tho right day.
"Let mo sco your letters," said Phil
ip, advancing and taking thorn out of
tho seaman's hands,
"They must not ho touched!" scream
ed Sehrlf ton.
' "Out, monster!" replied Philip; "who
daro Interfere with mo?"
"Doomed! doomed! doomed!" shriek
ed Schrlften, running up nnd down
the dock, nnd then breaking Into n wild
(It of laughter.
"Touch not tho lottors," said tho
captain, trembling as If In an aguo lit.
Philip made no reply, but hold bis
hand out for tho letters.
"II ore Is ono from our second mato
to his wife nt Amsterdam, who lives on
"Wasor Quay has long bcon gone,
my good (rlond; thero Is now a large
dock (or ships whore It ouce was," re
"Impossible I" replied tho man; "hero
Is another from tho boatswain to his
father, who lives lu tho old market
place." "The old market plaeo has long been
pulled down, and there now stands a
church upon tho spot."
"Impossible!" replied tho seaman;
"here Is another (rom myself to my
sweetheart, Vrow Ketscr with money
to buy her a new brooch."
Philip shook his head. "I remember
seeing an old lady of that uame burled
somo thirty years ago."
"Impossible! I left her young and
blooming. Here's one for the house of
Sluts ft Co., to wkom tks skip be
longs." "There's no such house now," re
plied Philip; "but I have heard that
many years ago there was a Arm of
"Impossible! you must be laughing
at me. Here Is a letter from our oap
tain to his sou "
"(live It me." cried Philip, seizing
tho loiter. He was about to break the
seal, when Schrlften snatched It out
of his band, and threw it over the lee
"That's a scurvy trick for an old
shipmate," observed the seaman.
Schrlften made no reply, but catching
up the other letters which Phillip had
laid down on the eapstau, bo hurled
them after the first.
The straugo seaman shed tears, and
walked again to the side. "It Is very
hard very unkind," observed ho, as
lie descended; "the time may come
when you may wish that your family
should know your situation." Do say
Ing, he disappeared. lu a few seconds
waa heard the sound of the oars re
treating from tho ship.
"Holy St, Aotonlol" exclaimed the
captain. "I am lost In wonder and
fright, steward, bring mo up tho nr
rack." Tho steward ran down for the bot
tle; being as muoh alarmed as his cap
tain, ho helped himself heforo ho
brought It up to his commandor.
"Now," utd tho oaptaln, after kcoplng
his mouth 'or two minutes to tho bat
tle, and draining It to tho bottom,
"what Is to bo dono next?"
"I'll toll you," said Schrlften, going
up to him; "that man there has a
charm hung round his neck; tako It
from him and throw It overboard, and
your ship will bo saved; It not. It will
bo lost, with cvory soul on board."
"ics, yes, It's nil right, depend up
on It," cried tho sailors.
"Fools," replied Philip; "do you be
lieve that wretch? Did you not hear
tho man who oamo on board rceognlzo
him nnd call him shlpmnto? Ho Is tho
party whoso prcsonoo on board will
prove so unfortunate."
"Yos, yos," cried tho sailors; "It's
all right; tho man did call him shipmate."
"I toll :au It's all wrongl" cried
Bchrlfton; "that Is tho man; let him
glvo up tho charm."
"Yes, yos; lot him glvo up tho
charm," cried tho sailors, and thoy
lushed upon Philip,
Philip started back to whero the oap
taln stood. "Madmon, know yo what
you are about? It Is tho holy cross
that I wear round my neck. Throw It
overboard If you dare, and your souls
arc lost forovor," and Philip took tho
relic from his bosom and showed It to
"No, no, men!" oxololmcd tho cap
tain, who was now more settled In his
nerves; "that won't do-the saints pro
The soamon, however, becamo clam
orous; ono portion wcro for throwing
Bchrlfton overboard, tho other (or
throwing Philip; nt last tho point was
decided by tho captain, who directed
tho small skiff hanging astern to bo
loworod down, and ordered both Philip
and Bchrlfton to get Into It. Tho sea
men approved ot tho arrangement, as
It satisfied both parties. Philip mado
no objection; Bchrlfton screamed nnd
fought, but he was tossed Into tho
boat. Thero ho remained trembling In
tho stern-sheets, whllo Philip, who had
seized tho sculls, pulled away from tho
vessel In tho direction ot tho Phantom
In a tow minutes tho vessol which
Philip and Schrlften had left was no
longer to bo discerned through the
thick haze; tho Phantom Ship was still
in sight, but at a much greater ills
tanco from thorn than sho was boforo.
Philip pulled hard toward hor, but, al
though hovo-to, she appoarcd to In
crease her distance from tho boat. For
a short time ho paused on his oars to
rogaln his breath, when Bchrlfton rose
up and took his seat In tho stom-shects
of tho boat. "You may pull and pull,
Philip Vandcrdeckon," obsorvrn "attrit
ion, "hut you will not gain thu ship
no, no, that cantot bowo may havo a
long critlso together, but you will be ns
far away from your object at tho end
of It as you aro now at tho commence
ment. Why don't you throw me over
hoard again? You would be all Ihe
lighter, lit! hel"
"I threw you overboard In a state of
frenzy," replied Philip, "when you at
tempted to forco from mo my relic."
"And havo I not endeavored to make
others tako It from you this very day?
ttavo i notT net nor
"You have," rejoined Philip; "but I
am now convinced that you aro as tin
happy as myself, and that In what you
aro doing you aro only fallowing your
destiny, as I am mine. Why uud where
foro I cannot tell, but wo are both en
gaged In tho same mystery; It tho suc
cess of my endeavors depends unon
guarding tho relic, the success ot yours
depends upon your obtaining It, and de
featlng my purpose by so doiu In
this matter wo are both agents, and
you have been, as far as my mission Is
concerned, my mast active enemy. Hut,
Schrlften, I havo not forgotten, and
never will, that you kindly did advise
my poor Amine; that you prophesied
to her what would be her fate If she
did not listen to your counsel; tkst
you were no enemy ot hers, although
my enemy; for her sake I forgive you,
and will not attempt to harm you.
"You do then forgive your enemy
Philip Vnnderdecken," replied Sehrlf
ten, mournfully, "for such I aoknowl
edge myself to be."
"I do, with all my heart, with all my
soul," replied Philip.
"Then you have conquered me, Phil
lp Vanderdecken; you have made mo
your friend, and your wishes are about
to be accomplished. You wo'ild know
who I am. Listen. When your father,
defying the Almighty's will, In his
rage, took my life, ho waa vouchsafed a
choice ot bis doom being canceled
through the merits ot his son. I had
also my appeal, which was for venge
ance; It was granted that I should
remain on earth and thwart your will.
That aa long as we were enemies you
should not succeed, but that when you
had conformed to the highest attribute
of Christianity, proved on the holy
cross, tbst ot forgiving your enemy
your task should be fulfilled. Philip
Vanderdecken, you have forgiven yr-ur
enemy, nnd both our fcstintei are bo
As Schrlften spoke Philip's eyes 'were
fixed upon him. Ha oxtonded hlr hand
to Philip It was taken; and as It was
pressed, the form ot the pilot wasted
as It were Into tho air, and Philip
found himself alono.
"hlllp then pulled toward the Phan
tom Ship, and found that she no long
er appeared to leave; on the oontrary,
every minute ho was nearer and near
er, and nt last ho throw In his oars and
climbed up her sides, and galnod her
Tho crew of tho vessel crowded
"Your captain," said Philip: "I must
speak with your captain."
"Who shall I say, air?" demanded
ono, who appeared to bo tho first mate.
Who?" replied Philip. "Tell him hi
con would speak to him his son, Phil
Shouts of laughtor from tho orew toU
lowed this answer ot Philip, and the
mato, as soon as thoy had ceased, ob
served, with a smllo:
'You forget, sir: porhaps you would
say his father."
"Tell him his son. If you please," ro-
pllcd Philip; "tako no note ot gray
"Well, sir, hero ho Is coming for"
ward," replied tho mate, stepping;
aside, nnd pointing to tho captain.
"What is all this?" Inquired tho cap
"ato you Philip Vandordcskf. , tho
captain of this vcsiol?"
"I nm, sir," replle l tho other.
"You nppcor not to know mo! Dut
how con you? You saw mo whon E
was only thrco years old; yet nny you
remember a letter which you gvo to
"Ha!" replied the captain. "And
who, then, are you?"
"Tlmo has stopped with you. but
with those who live In tho world ho
stops not; and for thoso who pass a
Ufa of misery ho hurries on still faster.
In mo behold your son, Philip Vandor
dcokon, who has obeyed your wishes;
and, after a life ot stioh peril and mis
ery as fow havo pussod, has at last
fulfilled his vow, and now offers to his
father tho precious relic that ho ro-
quired to kits."
"My son, my son!" exclaimed ho. ris
ing and throwing himself Into Philip's
arms; "my eyes aro opened tho Al
mighty knows bow long thoy havo
been obscured." Embracing each other,
they walked aft, away from the men,
who wcro still crowded at tho gang
The cider Vanderdecken knelt down:
Philip did tho somo, still embracing
each other with ono arm, whllo they
raised on high tho other and prayed.
For tho last tlmo tho relic was taken
from tho bosom ot Philip and handed
to his father and his (other ralaod his
eyes to heaven and kissed It. And, as
no kissed U, tno long, tapering tinner
spars of tho phantom vesicl, the yards
and sails that wcro sot, foil Into dust,
fluttered In tho wind, nnd sank upon
tho wave Tho mainmast, foremast.
bowsprit, everything abovo tho deck
crumbled Into atoms and disappeared.
Onco more did ho put the saorcd em
blem to his lips, and tho beams and
timbers separated, tho deckj of tho
vessel slowly sank, and the remnants
ot tho hull floated upon the wator; and
as tho father and son tho ono young
and vigorous, tho othor old nnd de
crepit still kneeling, still embracing
with their hnnds raised to heaven, sank
slowly under tno dqep biuo wave, tho
lurid sky was for a moment Illuminated
by a lightning cross.
Then did tho clouds which obscured
tho heavens roll away swift as thought
tho sun again burst out In all Its
splendor the rippling waves appeared
to dance wltli joy. Tho screaming sea
gull again whirled In tho air, and tho
scared albatross onco more slumbered
on tho wing; tho porpolso tumb.cd and
tossed In tholr sportlvo play, tho albi
cans and dolphin leaped from tho
sparkling sea. All naturo smiled as
If It rejoiced that charm was dis
solved forever, and that tho Phantom
Ship was no more.
Mr. John Milne gives this nntuo to
cortnln vibrations, whleh his delloato
Instruments have rovonlod, running
through tho crust of tho earth after
tho occurrence of distant earthquake.
The apparent symmetry of those puls
ations, resembling Ihe rhythm of mu
sical sounds, leads him to suggest that
an earthquake may bo "a blow or
blows, whleh some to an end with
musical vibrations Inside tho world,"
The blows probably coast from tho
slipping or falling ot roek within tho
earth. Mr. Milne, at his observatory
on tke Isle of Wight, photographs
vibrations of his solsmographle pendu
lums, Induced by earthquakes many
thousands of miles away, and in a re
cent letter he speaks of "a magnificent
set ot waves whleh arrived from Mox
lee on the night ot Jan. 4th,"
Not llurh of the Angrl, After All.'
Prison chaplain Ah, you have a pet,
Convict Yes, this rat I feeds him
every day. 1 think more o' that 'ero
rat than any other Ilvln' creature.
Prison chaplain Ah, In every man
there's something of the angel left, If
one can only find It How same you to
tako auoh a fanoy to that rot?
Convlot-He bit th warder. Tld-lilts.
"It's a very happy little fatnli , Isn't
"Ob, dear, no! Her husband Is Jeal
ous of her poodle, and her poodle Is
Jealous ot her baby, and the baby cries
for its father all the tlrns." Tlt-UlU