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New Bethlehem Vindicator (Newspaper) - December 22, 1899, New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania EOf tarn not telling a detective 11 going to relate a great po It is not my purpose to length upon the efforts put forth Ijtho polioe of San in the search for Annie Ail the Inlnery of law and force tnat wealthand influence could control was brought into But it was of no TheWily Chinaman and the man with the sWred face had dose their work withoU an They had left ne sign to The police were T met the Uher of the missing girL He was a splekdi3 specimen Ameri can I iudget that when not suffer ing W a affliction the exSen ator was a man rVhose talents and bear ing would makeW a marked man in any sphere or aly My heart went out to him id his great grief aud the more I saw Itf him and realized the awful burden utder which he was staggering the I cursed myself foA brainless fool fcr not Dangling the Chinaman the nigM I saw him and had a chance todo I Annies ward Ealstou was aVnan of man noble He wis he was nobleminded ftut his time was spent in his library with his When called to meet the world and grapple one of its tragedies he floundered utterly lost inthe whirlwind of crime that hp saw whirling He resembled somewhat the girl I had and whose picture the obtain of police had shown a few days acquaintance with Edwald Bal I declared him tj be royal good In this I was htetaly seconded by my legal I had even dragged Langston tow the His experience in compli cated criminal in a nrofessional capacityV asBistad me nota little in solving some of the riddles of this peculiar kidnap ing or abducting or whatever else legal lore might name As for the more I thought over it the more morbidI I had come to believe that upon me lay the responsibility for the second disap pearance and This thought being burned into my it was but another step to decide that it was my duty to search until Annie Ealston was no matter what the I was haunted day and night by visions of that beautiful face lying so helplessly on the Often I would grow almost sick aud dizzy when I thought of her and her probable much to my plunged heartily into the He was better posted on police ways than I was and often when I a seeming lack of he would assure me that it was all right and then tell me of some secret lins ol action that was being But it was all of no In the language of the people who choose their phrases for thair expressiveness and not for had been put to We began to get IB that became my chronic condi I neglected my meals I neg lected my My entire being was absorbed by the thought that I mustfind Annie One when the police had about exhausted their efforts and were going to declare the game and the poor fathers heart was full ol the superintendent received s telegram from that again plunged us all into At the same time it lifted our hopes overwhelmed us with Thia telegram was short it might mean it might mean every All itsaid was Young woman answering description innie BaTstbn sailed in steamship Eetoto 2 with two Chinase ftereia anything of standing in The Ketoto sails for Shanghaju It is now a matter for national In that Balaton is better posted than I grew hoi and The loss of the promised reward being proba ble the to begrgatlyin 1 was very indignant but Poor Ealston sat with bowed now and then an uncon trollable sob shaking his stalwart how my heart acned for him His white hair seemed almost holy as I pictured the awful grief that had come upon him in his agel I could not give up the fight I with ugly de termination surging all through this is a shame This hunt must go on I am as certain that Annie Bal ston is on the Ketoto as I am that we are Couldnt get out oUhis city and the police not know it Nonsense they told us that no person could have left that house without Sykes seeing What then TV e know thej left the must be our conclusion in regard to the honesty of Sykes And now Sykes ia a synonym for the entire do not include in this the superinten dent or his officers of rank but this I say that Annie Ealston lias been taken out of San and there is an other Sykes in the case Langston stood pensively studying the His hands were thrust deep in his I had seen him way when studying out a case forpre sentation before a When I haa he slowly raised his He did not reply to He looked calmly and steadily at the superin He is Tie H fnat is said tne superin I will find the if it takes iny entire I regret that I amplaced in this seemmg ly indifferent in the I know how you feel about iiSand do not blame But Iam not I have done all that one man in my po sition could and I have Ealston jumped up from his chair and grasped the hand of the You have done I honor yon and thank That you have I am not your But I am almost crazy What shall we do He sank into his chair and gazed helplessly at Langston and Ed ward Baiston stood as helpless a his His hungry news of his beatiful gry for to burn their jway into my I felt rebuked br the speech of advanced and took hand of the Pardon my hasty I I am a little I meant Moon wringing May God bless botti of jonl am ready to go with you and draw on me for all the money you I will go with yon I hunt down the Tile dese crator of my homeand alayiim my poor girl bring her back to me She is my Bring har back Bring her back you muat not said Ed laying his hand on Jhis fathers Ton must co back Sou Know how she Bte needs We will go to We will find But you must stay with Dont yon know it is so But my heart will go with you My heart will go with you in its sorrow Now lets see whats saia If to accomplish anything when we get to it is time we were getting Let s see Ive got a travellers guide here I had it the otfier day when I went to Los did I do with it here it is Now lets What time will the Ketoto arrive at Shanghai I standing so I could look over his that is The Ketoto be longs to the British America and China and might not be in this guide which is only Here What is this The Pacific coastline of steamers connects with the and 0 at here it is The and from Vancouver to hanghai Pas twentytwo This is the 1st of The would be due in Shanghai on the 2th of That is all rmht so iSow me fastest line betweei iere and China is the Occidental and Oriental stopping at Hong Kong and We dont car about the Bangkok part of Wher lsit and page INOW Occidental and Oriental o San Francisco to Hong Ron twenty days twenty three Bangkok is a good You that lands in Hong Kong Sailing Emnress of December City of Eio de December Good That will bring ber into Hong Kong on January just one day be fore the Ketoto arrives at I believe the distance by rail from EV 5i 1 Upon receiving this telegram the sunerintendent called us together for immediate No details of identification were The news was very Of one thing we were certain Annie Balston did not sail oa the Ketoto of her own A telegraphic correspondence between fee superintendent and Chief Baylia But little more could be learned save the important fact that the young woman had not engaged passage in and her name did not appear on the books of the com Two staterooms had been en gaged one for Chang Lung and the other for Sid See and It was further stated when the pas sengers Sid Kees a beautiful was very ill and apparently It was be lierad by the agent of the company at Vancouver that the two Cbinamen roeenpied one stateroom and Sid f the as may well be simply whetted my appetite Bub the police seemed At any the prof eased to doubt the woman on the Ketoto The superintendent smiled B iaflatbingV he I get that every Have you anything in the way ot advice to offer Not Give me time to Come here aud I will try to plan Very in a tone of Then turn ing to he said let us go to my wheVe we can talk this over calmly and Better I will you go us Laugston led the talking with I followed witbA Eals We said little oa Each one of us was deep Beaching the opened the are at least comfortable and can study this thing Sit take easy It will rest The old man dropped into ti big armchair and sat wiAi bowed Hurry I Lets what youve got to say in the first the getting himself in attitude and speaking ydu are thoroughly convinced from tne a Hong Kong to Shanghai is about eight hundred to a thousand By making connections we ought if we sailed on the Bio de Jan eiro to be in Shanghai at least as sooa as the Ketoto reaches He closed the book and lay back in his waiting for someone to The father and had followed him breathlessly as he had and now whose face showed great said Fate works with But can you go both of you What about your professions Let them take care of I For my I am going to China oa the Bio de Janeiro if I lose every patient Ive But about the Its rather late to obtain said I am well acquainted with the agent of the Occidental and Ori and I think I can fix But there is a great deal more to be dons than To begin we have no That must be arranged between the State Department and the Consul at Hong Jiong by cable H Ealston will telegraph or write immediately to the present Senator from who is I believe in New he no have that arranged better than we I will do said Senator Balmor is a personal friend of He will take great pleasure in helping me at this sad you had better see Brown Brown and obtain letters of That will be very said We will probably need plenty of money to see us We shall certainly want to eat some thine bfiRidea riceAnd that reminds I re aould scriptaon that this girl on the is Annie Balston There is no doubt of there is no doubt of Not a bit of added his Langton stared at the ceiling in you are too I said im Lawyers are so method in my we leara to act go replied There is no use sitting plan ning and I The girl is the thing is how to get at Gentle I am going to Langston nodded The two Balsiona looked us as if wait ing for Their powers of eoncenteation were It was plain to that they depended ato going to I11 t 11 me that it nearly It is too late for you to see your bankers Ealston so leave it till morn The ship sails at ten but rou will have time even at But I must go and see about our pas Of we wont mind a lit tiev crow For my said Edward would be willing to travel as freight in the DC spareXno but do get us pas sage An that ship I propose that you and your fafher remain here while Crick more and I hurry and perfect our ar We will not be gone and then you for replied Edward Eals father had better take 63 about snrselves comfortable Well do it rangeme more th we will jo Very and the evenii Suit yon make here till we up tween inflicting injorier at brain He dietfnr IS The folio last week Willisp Petes Ju Mont Fajette Pittsburgh Lone Matthew to to VVoodford George Hamson W Elf id Green George Lopp West to George 6 to John H I 10 58 Campbell Youngstbwn 14 Daniel Armagl 12 Dai id f Daniel H West to William io to Beniamm F ano to John who had been anjflfr mate of the county almshouse at was found dead in a pool c n his room a days came to the institution several weeks ago irorn Pittsburg He was abou years of age and a discharged ular He was admitted to institution and had his room in tw tramp Recently he boarding the steward For we past 10 days he had been on a sptee lie was subject to epileptic fits and itwas during a fit that be died Itj his fall to the floor he bit his tongue almost in two A murder trial m which three genera tions oi a familv were defendants ended at Scranton last with a verdict of manslaughter against Thomas Galla aged 21 the youngest of the four deiendants and acqtrttal for his brother Joseph his and his Bndee The murder for which they were tried was the killing of James Quinn Sr at Carbonaale Augubt I0th during a quarrel tween the Qumns and which began in a dispute betw een boys The were a1 positAe that the fa tal wound was caused by a stone Thomas Gallagher At Cooneys morgue at there side by two brothers who met tragic deaths at points far Thev are Wassil and Petro aged 25 and 40 years The former met with an accident in the mmersat Trau i ger on and died in agony at the hospital at The latter was on his way to the bedside of his orother when he was caught in a tunnel near here and almost instantly The brothers will likely be inter red in the potters for they ir ends in th s countrv Har Mounts a well known work man m ashington Pa in the oil bj two lootpads Saturday night while returning to his home m and beaten ana rob bed of a package oi clothing and about S8 One felled him with a when ne attempted to he received a harder blow across the other side of he head rendering him m in ious he his tound his bundle of clothing anJ his money After a trial which lasted three days at New Charles who was charged with defrauding hs part out of was al lowed to walk free out of the Lawrence County court During the it cropped out that before locating m New Castle Hetzel had been in the Al legheny penitentiary lor Hetzel admitted this on the witness The jury imposed the costs of the case upon handsome Christmas nresent was received by the Belles Lettrts of Oil in the form of a check for from Andrew club has been petitioning Carnegie for a donation for a new library building nn Oil Cir for some The gift is to be used for the purchase of new This causes the club to be hopeful that this present gift will be followed by a gift of a library The jury in the case of Amos Geist on trial at Lebanon for the mur der of his returned a verdict of who is an iron shot his wife on Saturday even August and she died several weeks Geistfeit was under the in fluence of liquor at the time of the He was insanely jealous of attention paid his wife by a William aged 72 of Mc was at work at Monongahela steel works the other when his clothing caught in a large belt He was drawn into the machine and received a compotmd fracture of both was in jured and badlv lacerated about the head and He was taken to the hospital but cannot Fire gutted Jareckis Penn at including the New York and Pennsylvania Bell telephone ex The loss on the building is and the insurance The loss on stces and offices is partly covered by The Harte have just closed a deal at whereby they become the purchasers of the Joel Bailey of of timber land in Little Sugar Cen ter for ttie of The purchasers will hoite of TisJOH Els com the en lOUit GtodL9 had ao SpfcBJ ot of eternal me value and this Jut Son ol was a ehHdborn SJSoaOf Sod lw a Son sign ol fromtbs his both human anu to believa in the supesaMUrtl at the How Godhood and together in tha perscoof But things fui ot water to beiffldetJMlwWfKa lor One who has wisdom and Jsaus was theWisdom ot Jug mighty As He has gtreaglb He Is most and such is that no less a power mlchty God could acco control of all lorces tor men He conquer all His kingdom triumphant c can always staaa leadSiiK them on to higner EveriMt Expressing dlvtoe love s for a love that can new It is The ohlldren that are weak In them olttes them when they 5LftL IP when thay are and whei theare and helps pfince of As creates neace both keepa tha hsarts of proles in He is the that peace whioh Istheprw Wiss of His press all the kingdom where to ward enemies la Ddn John of the road at i ;