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" I t PHANTOM SHIP -OR- Thc Flying Dutchman?' BY CAPTAIN MAW5VAT. tenement was Isolated, nnd hq couM DISEASE OP "HOUSE NEIWG3." obtain no nsslstanro until within a hundred yards o( Vanderdecken's uot tage; to Mynheer Pools dooldod that tit would go first, bcoause Philip had promts) to pay him. nM secondly bo tntiM ho roluil not help It. f ;. Thli olnt being Bellini. I'lilllp and Mynheer Poots mtule nil haste to lha tottage; nnd on their nrrfvnl they found hit mother till In the nrtni o( CIIAPTHK I. About the middle of the seventeenth century, In tho outskirts of the small but fortlflod town of TornousB, situ nted on tho right bank of the Baholdt. nnd nonrly opposite to tho Island of Watnheron, thero wan to bo neon lu ndvanco of a fow othor oven mora humblo tenements, a amnll but neat cottago, built according to the prevail Ing taito of the time. The outside front bad, some yoara back, been painted of dcop ornnRC. the wlndowa nnd shut tcra of a vivid green. To about three feet nbovo tho surfneo of thf. earth, It iwas faced nlternatoly with bluo nnd white tiled. A amnll garden, of about 'two rods of our measure of land, Mir Irounded tho cdineo; and Hits little plot ,ws flanked by a low hodgo of privet, innti encircled by n mont full of wator. itoo wide to bo leaped with ease. Over that part of the moat which was In front of tho cottage door was a email nnd narrow brldgo, with ornamented Iron nana rnlle, for tho eeeurlty of the ipassongcr. Hut the colon, originally 0 bright, with which tho cottago had .been decorated, had now faded; symp jtoms of rapid decay woro evident In tho wlndow-sllls, tho door-Jambs nnd other wooden parti of tho tenement, nnd many of tho whlto and blue tllos had fallen down, nnd had not been ro placed. That much caro had onco been bestowed upon thli llttlo tenement was as evident ni that lattorly It had been equally neglected. Tho Insldo of tho cottage, both on tho basement nnd tho floor abovo, wni divided Into two larger rooms in front. and two smnllei behind; tho rooms In front could only bo called largo In com parleon with tho other two, as they wore llttlo moro than twelvo feet square, with but ono window to each. Tho upper floor was as usual, appro printed to tho bedrooms; on tho lower, the two smnllor rooms woro now used only ns a wnsh-houio and n lumbar room; whllo ono of tho lnrgor was fit ted up as a kitchen, nnd furnished with dressers, on which tho uiotnl utouslls for cookery shono clean and pollshod as sliver. Tho room Itself wns scrupu lously neat; but tho furnlturo, as well as tho utensils, woro scanty. Thu boards of tho floor woro of n pure whlto, nnd so elenn that you might have laid anything down without fonr of soiling It. A strong dool tnhlo, two woodon-scnted ohalrs, and n small oasy couch, which had been rorr.nvod from !ono of the bedrooms upstairs, woro nil the movables which this room con talned. Tho othor front room had boon fitted up as n parlor; but what might 'bo the stylo of Its furniture was uow unknown, for no cyo hnd behold the contonts of that room for nonrly sov cnteon years, during which It hnd been 'hermetically senlod, even to the In malo of tho cottage. Tim kitchen, which wo hnvo ds Ucrlbcd, was occupied by two persons, 'One was a woman, apparently about 'forty years of nge, but worn dowr by pain and suffering. She had evidently once possessed much beauty; there woro still tho regular outlines, tho noblo forehead, nnd the large, dark icyos; but thoro was a tenuity lu her features, a wasted appearance, such ins to tender the flesh transparent; her throw, when she musod, would sink Into deep wrinkles, prematuro though tliwy were; nnd tho oecnslonnl flashing of 'her eyes strongly Impressed you with .the Idea of Insanity. There appeared ito bo somo deep-seated, Irremovable, lhrrpolcss rauso of anguish, never for 'ono moment permitted to bo absent (from her momory: a chronic oppros lilon, flxed nnd graven thero, only to 'be removed by death. She wns dressed 'in tho widow's calf of the time; but although clean nnd neat, her garments .woro fnded from long wear. She was lioated upon tho small couch which w luave mentioned, evidently brought .dawn ni a relief to her, In her declln Mug state. ' On the deal table In the center of 'the room sat the other person, a stout 'fair-hatred, florid youth of nineteen (or twenty years old. Ills features were 'handsome and bold, and his frame powerful to excess; hU eye denoted courage and determination, and as he carelessly swung his legs, and whUlled an air In an emphatic manner, It was Impossible not to torts the Ides that he was a daring, adventurous aud reek less character. "Do ttyM ko to sea, Philip; oh. prom ise tut that, Ay dear child." said tbe female, clasping her Iwnds. i "And why : 40 to sea, mother" riplM P'lHip "what' the use of my staying here to starve; for, by Heaven! it's little better. I must do something for myself and for you. And what else can I do? My uncle Vanbmimen has offered lo take me with him. and will give me good wages. Than I shall live happily on board, nud my earn ings will be sufllclont for your support at home." "Phlllp-Phlllp. hear me. I shall die If you leave mo. Whom have 1 In the world but youT Oh, my etillrf, as you Jove me, and I know you do tore me. Philip, don't leave me; but If you will, at all events do not i to sea." Philip gare no Immediate reply; he -whistled for a few seconds, while his mother wept. "Is it," said he at last, "because my father was drowned at sea that you beg so hard, mother" "Oh, 00- no!" exclaimed the sobbing woman. "Would to Qod-" "Would to God what. mother?" "Nothing nothing, lie merciful be merciful, oh, Ood!" replied the mother, sliding from her seat on the coujh, nnd kneeling by tho side of It, In which attitude alio remained for somo time In forvont prayer. At Inst she resumed I'rernltiit In the I'mt, but Oonn,nsreit by AthUIIrt, The now woman Is so mush of an outdoor woman that she Is rarely the victim of the eomplnlrn to worn 611 of n leas' energetic Aft Wrfe 'sub ject. Yet "house nerves'7 used to be a specific complaint recognised by doc tors. Its victims were always women. Never was a man known to suffer two 01 iter loniaie noig nyors, wno wcro froro ,Be ntlment. Only the women bathing her temple! with vinegar. Sho wno ,tayed at home felt the effects of It, which came wholly from lack of was In a state or consciousness, uui she could not speak; Toots ordered her to be rarrted upstairs and put to bed, and pouring somo acids down hor throat, hnstoned nway with Philip to procure the necessary remedies. "You will give your mother that di rectly. Mynheer Philip." said Pools, putting n vial Into his hand; "I wilt nnw go to tbe child of the burgomns- her seat, and her face wore an aieest j tor, and will afterward como book .o of moro composure. : your cottage." Philip, who. during this, had ro- "Don't deceive me," said Philip, with mnlnod silent and thoughtful, again nddressod his mother. "Look yo, mother. You nik me to stay on shore with yon nnd starve rather hard conditions; now bear what I hnvo to say. That room opposite has bcon shut up ever since I can remem berwhy. you will never tell me; but onco I heard you say, when wo were without broad, and with no prospect of my uncle's return you were then halt frantic, mother, ns you know yon somotlmos aro " "Well, Philip, what did you boar mo sny?" Inquired his mother, with trem ulous anxiety. You said, mother, that thoro was money In that room which would save us; and then you screamed nnd raved, and said that you preferred death. Now. mother, what Is thbr; In that chamber, and why has It been so long shut up? Klthiir I know that, or I go to sea." At tho commencement of this ad dress of Philip, his mother appeared to bo transfixed nnd motionless at a statue; gradually her Hps separated and her eyes glared; she 1 e Jed to have lost tho power of reply; she put her hand to her right sldo, as If to compress It, then both hor hands, 111 It to relieve herself from oxcruelntlng torturo; at last she sank, with her head forward, and the blood poured out of her mouth. Philip sprang from tho table to her assistance, nnd prevontod her from falling on tho floor. Ho lnld hor on tho couch, watching with alarm the continued Affusion. "Oh, mother, mother! whnt Is this?" cried lie. nt lost. In groat dlstrosi. Fur somo time his rnothor could mnkn no reply; sho turned further on hor sldo, that sho might not ho suf focated by tho discharge from tho rup tured vessel, nnd tho snow-white planks of tho floor wore soon orlmiou cd with her blood. "Spook, dearest mother. If you ens." repentod Philip, In agony "What shall I do? what shall I give . j? Ood Al mighty! what is this?" "Dmith, my child, death!" nt length replied tho poor woman, sinking luto a state of unconsciousness. Philip, now much nlsrmed, flew out of tlie cottage and railed the neighbors to his mother's assistance. Two or three hnslecd to tbe rail; and ns soon as Philip saw them occupied In restor ing his mother, he rnn ns fail as he could to tho house of a medical man who lived about n mile off one Myn heer Pools, a llttlo, miserable, avar icious wretch, but known to be very skillful In his profession. Philip found pools at home and Insisted upon his Immediate attendance. "I will come yos, most certainly." replied Pools, who spoke the language but Imperfectly; "but, Mynheer Van derdeckeu, who will ay me?" "Pay you? ray uncle will, directly that ho comes horn." "Your uncle, de Skipper Vnnbrou nun? no, lie owo mo four guilders, nnd lie has owed mo for a long time, lie sides, his ship mny sink." "Ho shall pay you the four guilders, nnd tor this attendance nlo," replied Philip In n rage; "come directly while you are disputing my mother may bo dond." "Hut Mr. Philip. I cannot came, now I recollect; I Imve to see the child of the burgomaster at Torneuse," replied Mynheer Poots. "Look you. Mynheer Poots." ex claimed Philip, red with passion, "you H ,vo but to choose will you go tjulet- iy, or must I take you there? You'll not trifle with me." Here Mynheer Poots was under .con siderable alarm, for the character 1 1 Philip Vanderdeeken was well known. "I will came by and by, Mynheer Philip. If I can." "You'll come bow, you wretched old miser'" exclaimed Philip, seising bo!d of the little man by the collar, and pulling him out of his door. "Murder: murder!" eristl Pools, as 1 he lost bis legs, and was dragged along by the Impetuous young man. Philip stopped, for be perceived that Poots was black In the fee. "Must 1 then choke you to make you go quietly? for, hear me, go you shall, alive or deed." "Well, then." replied PooU, recov ering himself, "I will go. but I'll have you In prison tonight ; and. as tor your mother, I'll Hot no, that I will not Mynheer Philip, depend upon It." "Mark me. Mynheer PooU," replied Philip, "at sure as there Is a Ood In heaven, It you de not come with me I'll choke you now; and when you ar rive. If you do net do your beat tor my poor mother, I'll murder you there, ou know that I always do what I say, so now take my advlr. come along quietly, ami you shall eertaluly be paid, and well paid. If I sell my coat." This last observation of Philip, per haps, had more effect than even his threats. Poots was a tniserablo little atom, and like a child in tho powerful grasp ot tho young man. 'the doctor's a threatening look. "No. no. Mynheer Philip. 1 would not trust to your uncle Vnnbrenncn for payment, but you have promised, nnd ettfllrlent enjoyment of out-of-door life, The amount of time whkh women sometimes spend Indoors astonishes them when the hturs are estimated by a physirlan. The results of the dis order were usually a depression and nervousness, wlilrb manifested them selves unite ne other nervous ailments do. It was surprising how frequently young women complained of these dis comforts, although the majority of the sufferer was made np ot old womon. "House nerves are a thing of the past now." said a physician the other day; "tli. exact opposite Is the trouble uow, even If It has not yet received a name I know that you nlwnys keep your I Street nerves would, I supposo, be the word. In one hour I will bo with your right thing to call It. Tho only worn mother: but you yourself must now bo quick." Philip hnstoned homo. After the po tion hnd been ndmlnlstorod the bleed- Ing was wholly stopped; nnd In halt an li -ur his mother could express Iter wishes in n whisper. When the little 1 doctor arrived he carefully examined his pntlont, nnd then went downstairs with hor son Into tho kitchen. "Mynheer Philip," laid Poots. "by Allah! I have done my host, but I must tell you that I havo llttlo hopes of your mother rising from her bed again. She mny llvo ono day or two days, but not more. It Is not my fault, Mynheer Philip," continued Poots, In n deprecat ing tone. "No, no; It Is tho will ot Heaven," replied Philip, mournfully. "And you will pay me, Mynheer Van derdeeken?" continued tho doctor, ot ter n short pause. "Yes!" replied Philip, In a volee of thundor. nnd starting from n reverie After a momont's sllenco the doctor recommended: "Shall I eomo tomorrow, Mynheer Philip? You know that will bo a churgo of another guilder; It Is ot no use to throw awny monoy or tluio cither." 'Como tomorrow, como ovory hour, charge what you please; you shall cer tainly ho paid." replied Philip, curling his lip with contempt. "Well, it Is as you plenso. As soon as sho Is dead tho cottago and the fur nlturo will bo yours, nnd you will sell them, of course. Yes, 1 will como. You will hnvo plenty of money. Mynheer Philip, 1 would llko tho first offer ot the cottsjio. if It Is to let." Philip raited his arm In the nlr ns if to crush Mynheer Poots, who ro treated to the cornor. "I did not mean until your mother w)fe was liuriwi,' sum roots, in a ounxwK tune, do. rrlng hi en who have 'house nerves' nowadays are tho kind that cannot get out of the house much bocituse thoy nro either III or old. I havo novor seen anything lo riiial the deslrn of women to be constantly on (ho go. 1 seo young girls on Fifth arsnue when 1 am paying my 1 alls who aro to bo found thore with such regularity that half tholr time must bo spent In tho streets. don't know when thoy nro ever nt home. It Is not enough that they go out Immediately nftar breakfast, and again aftor lunch stnrt on a round of visits or shopping or something that keeps them until nearly 7. They must go out again Immediately after din ner, if not to tho theater, to somo substitute for It. That Is tho dally course nf most young women I know, as well as ot a number who nro not so young who are at least old enough to And some comfort lu their homes. Hut the whole tendency ot their llvos Ik to got out ot tho houso as soon ns they can In the morning nnd stay out until the last moment. Maybe this Is only a (Missing toudsnoy among wom en, likely to continue no longir than tho conditions which created 'houso nerves.' Perhaps tho now atnto or ar fairs I liettor, nlthough I am not so sure of it. Tho fnct Is that ono Is ns unnatural as tho other was. Doth are I too excessive to bo advantageous. Tho ! 'house uervo' opldomlc did not continue so long ns this ono. Women nro said to b stronger to-day nnd generally healthier than thoy over woro. So I suppose the new disorder has a hot ter effect on their constitutions lu tho long run than tho old ono did, New Want Tenfe, Washington. April &. Oon. Otis tel egraphed tho war department yester day morning that tho commanding general ot the Insurgents has received from the Insurgent government direc tions to suspend hostilities pending ne gotiations for tho termination ot the w Insurgent stuff officers nre now on the way to Manila for that pur- (HMO. Tho text of Oon. Otis' d!:, Jteh roads: Manila, April M. Adjutant general, Washington: After taking Ontumplt MacArthur'a division orossos tho Illo (lrando river In the fneo ot groat obsta cles, driving tho cousontrnted torses of the onsmy back on tho railway two miles, MnoArthttr reports ihnt tho passage ot the river wns n remarknblo mili tary achievement, tho success of which Is due to the daring, skill and de termination ot Col, Kunston, undor tho discriminating control ot den. Whnton. Cnusnltlrm alight, numbor not yet ascertained. This morning tho chief ot ntaff from tho commanding gonornl of tho Insur gent foreos entered our linos to ex proas admiration of tho wonderful font of tho American army In forcing tho passage of tho river, which waa thought Impossible. Tho stnff officer reports that tho Insurgent command ing gonornl has received from tho In surgent government directions to sus pend hostilities ponding negotiations for tho termination ot tho war, A staff offlcor with n party Is now en roulo to Manila nnd will arrive noon. l.awton's forces aro well In hand In ths vlclnlt yot Angnt, cast ot Calum pit, wboro ho Is waiting for supplies to be sent to-morrow. Yostordny morning n forco of 1800 Insurgents nt tacked tho troops nt Tagulg nnd wore driven back by tho Washington regl mont. Our loss waa two killed, twolvo wounded. Tho dlspnteh from den. Otis waa Im mediately telegraphed to President McKlnloy nt Philadelphia. Tho oftl ulals of tho war department nil be lieve that tho hostilities nro about con cluded. Tho news from Oen. Oils enmo Just nt tho beginning of tho offlcinl day hero. Thoro was n fooling of profound Atlilrttirtl hj rMltUnt, Philadelphia, Pa April W.rresl. dent MsKlntoy nnd his partly left tho Hotel Hsllevue shortly after 10 oeloak yesterday morning for a visit to tho erttlsor Hnlelgh, whleh lies at anchor In tho rMawaro river off tho oentor ot tho city. 1 The president nnd his party boarded ono ot the navy yard tugs at 1:46 o'clock nnd ns tho boat moved awny from the pier tho crowd on tho wharf sot up n lioarty cheer whlto tho boata In tho vicinity whistled n noisy wel eomo to tho chief executive. The president stood In tho stern of tho lug leaning on the nrm ot Admiral Casey, commnndnnt of tho League Island navy yard. In nbout two minutes the tug drew alongside tho Halolgh nnd tho prosldont waa greeted by Lieut, Com mnndor Pholps, who Introduced htm to Copt. Coughlan. Tho marines stood nt tho guard rail on tho poop desk nnd tho crow wcro ordered to man tho rail as Prosldont McKlnloy and his party stopped aboard. At tho samo mtniont tho gunners be gan firing tho nntlonnl satuto Mid tho blue Jaokols doffed their oops. Aocom panted by Cnpt. Coghlnn, tho prosldont proceeded to tho cabin ot tho crutsor whero ho held nn Informal reception. Ho wns then escorted to tho lower deck on which tho sailors were llnod up for Inspection. Capt. Coghlan In ttoduced tho men ot tho ship ns fol lows: "Mr. Presldont Theso nro tho men of tho Hnlelgh. Somo of them aro from tho flagship Olympla, Thoy served throughout the whole cam paign." After passing beforo them with bared head, Mr. McKlnloy addrosscd tho Manila heroes. (Irnnl Monument. Philadelphia, Pa April 20. In tho presonrc ot President MoKlntey and Ills wl'o, membora of his onblnot, three members of Oen. V. S. Grant's family and a gread crowd of people. Miss Hose mary Sartorls, grand-dnughlar ot Oeu. Grant, unveiled n heroin equeatlaa Mottle of her Illustrious grandfather In Kninmmnt pirk. Although the day was not n holiday In honor ot thi event, thoro wns a grat outpouring A Mure Tiling, Mrs. Mny Fair flood morning, Mr. Koauo. 1 want to run in nnd see your Is she nt homo? Mr. Par Konno Yos. She'll he nt homo nil .! Wltnn I ullA ivn IrvlliL' to wretch, go!" said Philip, cov- , ,m , out Ru, tmvo Is face with his hands, ns ho ,..' ,.,., sank down upon the blood-stained couch. After a short Interval Philip Vandor dn.koit returned to tho bedside ot his ir.nther, whom he found much better; and the nelghliora. having their own nflMrs to attend to, left them nlnne. ltxhauetod with the loss ot blood, tho poor woman slumbered for many hours, during which sho never let go the hand ot Philip, who watched her breathing In mournful meditation. It was about ono o'clock In the morn ing when the widow awoke. Rho had In a grant degroe recovered hor voieo, and thus she addressed hor sou: My dear, my Impetuous boy, nml OtcuUtorjr rUtnr. "Oh, Sophy! I hoar you klsaad Mr. Komlon, the pnet, In tho conservatory last night." "tTm-m-iu!" "Toll me. What was It like?" "Well, he has 0 very pronounced lltorary tnste." MISSINO LINKS. London has 1,350 miles ot streets; Paris, 000. Tho Cathedral ot Moxleo City was rnmmeneed In 1173 nud eomplitod in 1711. nt n cost ot .000,000. Clnus Sprecklos Is vary nvsrse to nt patriotic citizens. Flags were ov- relief expressed at onco on nil sides. , orywhere displayed throughout tbe city for during the last throe days tho ofll clals havo been much depressed from the reports that cam efrom tho front. Seoretnry Alger was naturally highly , nrntlllod nt tho news. Ho approved genornlly Oen. Otis' repl to tho Ml Ipluo delegation, but ho inndo It clenr that thoro was no disposition on his part lo interfere with Otla nnd tho Filipino commission In making tonus Willi llio l'llipinos 10 nny Rromwr u-1 grne than has boon dono In thn con duct of tho campaign. Tho secretary j rM,j nnd nil tho ships In thn harbor wero gnlly decorated In rolors. This city each year comraomorates tho birthday of Oen. Grant, but nover did It cole hratn It as It did this time. Weather was beautiful. II. L. Carson ot Phila delphia delivered the oration. said (hat tho Philippine commission had power to arrange the terms of surrender. havo 1 detained y hero n prisoner so personal display. He wears vory llttlo lone?" , of vnltto ana carries n oiieap silver "My own Inclination detained me, 1 watch, mother. I leave you not to others until Ilohomln has thrco graphite mines ycu aro up nnd well again." (To be continued.) Til t1HKTorthj. for supplying tho lead-pencil market, which glvo employment to over 700 persons, j Tho prosont printing machinery of .... -t I - 1 , ,. ... . 1 1 The suicide of Kdward Martin Lane- .V"'" r"T; ' ' u " worthy, following on tho death of uul unfortunato lady who clnlmed to be , 1 " I ,,, ma . ,,, t.i ,1 1 ,.r 11,. Thoro nro about ftvd species of hum Ills wltc. recalls to intmi ono or ins , ,, , . - 1 in itm iii.tnrv of mlug birds, all natives of Ainerlea. and T'K. 1 V. , most of them confined to Central and IBC IlllgUsMt VUUl M ess!. launiui had Inherited something like JC 150, 0M from his father and unoJe. and aft er a career at Kton and Oxford w&i called to the bar. He met Mll lrtd Sa bine Palllscr Long on the continent, and went through a form of marriage I with her at a Hainan Catholic ehurch In Normandy, and to confirm tho sem- bianco of legality performed a similar , ceremony lu a Presbyterian ehurch n4 ' Antwerp. He then took the lady on 1 his palatial yacht Meteor to South I America, and at Uoosos Ayres Inform ed her that their marriage was. not valid. Mrs. Langworthy became a mother aud for tbe child's sake took ' pr:eed!nje ayalnit hor deceiver. For 1 tour years the wealth of Mr. tang worthy bought the quibbling of un- j scrupulous lawyers to uphold his case, aud the divorce court eventually de rreed the msrrlaKu Invalid, hut grant- ; ed the Udy nllmouy at the rate ot flJOO a year. The ungentlemanly Mr. Ijingworthy, however, evaded payment I by fleeing the country; Mrs. Lang- j worthy mlht have been driven through despair to suicide had not the Pail Mall Garotte, edited at that time by Mr. ftlead, taken up her ease. She brought a new case against Mr. Lang worthy for ftt.0M damages for bresch of promise, and everyone rejoiced when she won it. Tho general beJIet was that Mr. Langworthy had been egged on to such conduct by relatives, who thought the marriage a mesalli ance; anyhow, the quarrel teems t have been made up to some extent be foie tbe end, and Mr. Langworthy'l sutclde Is ascribed to grlet at the death ot tbe lady he had $9 ralsaiej. South Amerlen. A Texas girl put her mouth up tor Ilryan to kiss the other day, and he resolutely set his face ngalnst it, Phil adelphia Times. Gen. Wheeler has recently had set as (-urr-bultons two buttons that were hot from his uniform during the wsr of the rebellion. The American Volunteers hare estab lished work In nine of the prinelpal state prisons, and are In touch with nearly M,N0 prisoners. "So old Yahsley Is sV4. eh? Well, wall! Did he leave anything?" "Yes. It broke bis heart to do It. but he left everythlng."-IeMle)M Tlt-WU. Russia's Asiatic possessions are three timet the sla ot ItaglsHd's. hut hold inly n.000,000 inhabitants, as com oared with ICogland's m.M0,M sub jects. Some ot the end Hues used lu ths itshlMg Industry measure about eighty ardlnary miles, and hare I.SM hooks, the whole cost lag In some cases fJM ir 8. Of the 6.0M Javanese un the Pacific toast, 80 nre Christians, am) there ar number at regularly organised hurehes ameug them that are eutlrel) elf -supporting. The observatory on Mont lUaue has Lad to be transferred to another side f the summit, as In Its former pmoe t was almost Impossible to keep it hove the snow. ' Italy's Income from for elm visiters a estimated at SM.OM.Mo a year. In tome there are three times as many lotcls snd boaidlnr; houses for tourists 11 loare were twei ty years ago. Mrs, (Uiifr Ariiiltlil Oanion, O., April 20. A verdict of not guilty wns delivered lo tho court yraterdny . which acquitted Mrs. An na K. Georgo of thn murder of George D. Saxlon. This flnnlo was reachod af ter n trial ot twenty-two dnys of aotu ni sessions ot court nnd nfter twenty two and throe-qtiarlor hours of delib eration In the Jury-room. It set nt liberty tho woman who has occupied a cell In Jail fur several months. In less (ban an hour nfter tho verdict had been announced congratulatory toll grams wero received by Mrs. George from sympathisers In many quartors of the country. Moro of them were addrosscd to her attorneys and wero congratulations on n professional vlo tory. During tho afternoon nnd this evening Mr. George has been con stantly engaged at receptions. She has not decided on her future plans, Mnnr limit!. Klrksvllle. Mo.. April 20. As a re suit of tho tornado that swept through tho eastern portion of this city Tttura dny ovenlng. demolishing hart of thi once nnd other buildings, 100 families aro homeless nnd moro than fifty dead bodies and seventy Injured persons havo bean rerovored from tho ruins. More than n dozen ot tho In jured will dlo. Although rescuers have been searching tho ruins ever slnco tho storm speii' Its fury many are still missing and It Is thought that n con siderable number of tho unfortunates woro consumed In tho flames that broko out soon nfter tho storm had censed. Tho work ot rcsiuo continues, but It may bo days bofore the total number of victims aro known. In OtU' llsml. New York April 88. A Washington special to the Hrooklyn Kaglo says all arrangements with the Filipinos are absolutely In Otis' hands. The depart ure of troops may bo delayed from here by recent developments. The 8inlsl-Amcrlean treaty peaio has been sent to Madrid, of !mr ComtnlMtun, Washington. Mirtt !3. Tho Dawes Indian commlsoioti has forwarded to the Interior department a report of plans for live allotment and citizenship enrollment nnd other work required by the Indian Terrilory not. The full-bhmds of the Creek nnltun Imve been very slow to accede to the policy of the gorenunent as expressed In recent lefilsratlon and the work of enrolling has Ixwn retarded by ti rt tertnjiuttlen on tlttlr part to Ignore tho reqttlsemonts ot the commission. ltnUnrcil. Little nock. Ark., April M.-Irs the United States district court yesterday Judge Williams paused sentence- on A. J. and Charles Neilmeyer, eonvlsted ot tutting timber off homestead land, as sessing each defendant 1218.77 and costs and three months In Jail. The defendants are atnung the most promi nent lumber men In the southwest A silk trust with a capital of 1 100. 50,000 Is to be formed. KiprMi IftlltfnrtloD, Dcrlln, April 29. The newspapers here, commenting upon tho latest news from Samoa, express satisfaction with tho nttltmlo or Admiral Kaulz, United States navy, Interpreting it as a sign Hint tho United States government will henceforth sldo with Germany In tho Ramoan trocble. Tho Hoerscn Courier says that tho American admir al's position mny Indicate bow differ ently the Americans and tho English In Samoa Intcrprot Instructions re ceived simultaneously. The Fremdcnhlatt, tho organ of the Atrstro-Htingnrlan foreign office, com menting upon the Coghlan Incident, In vites tho United States to abandon Great Urltain and to Join tho triple al liance. Advices from Samoa report severe fighting between friendly and hostile natives, (rents nt tllitrtti, Ohllllsothe. Mo April 99. Scenes ot utter distress nnd desolation were pic tured yesterday In the little tornado swept burg ot Newton, forty miles north, on tbe St Paul railway. A day of ceaseless st reh among the ruins tor tbe Injured followed a night of gloom and despair. Fifty families are homeless there nre nbout fifteen dead and over thirty Injured, while half ot tljo plaee Is In ruins. A oompleto list of casualties will not be known for several days. Anulliar Itlnnsr. Chisago, 111., Aprlt 29. Worklngmen of Chisago are planning a dollar dinner slmlla;' to tho one recently given la New York. Col. Wm. J. Bryan and Mayor Carter Harrison are to be ths guests of honor, while ex-Gor. John Altgeld will not reeclvo an Invitation. Prominent Democrats from nil seetlons of -'lo west and south will be Invited. The date of tho dinner has beea stt fen May 10.