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MEMPHIS APPEAL.
TUKSP, I Af RIt ti, 18H6.
OBEDIt ' E TO LAW.
Capital and labor a e twin forces,
which in barmoay can rule the coun
try r in dircord can destroy it. The
hatuionious onion ot these two forces
ha been too long delayed. Labor
agitators are teaching thst man who
by frugality becomes a capitalist is a
coundrel and robber, whose life ia at
the mercy ot the mob and whose
xttov- rty ii outside the protection rf
the law, while unwise capital ia teach
lngtht organiied labor is organised
communism, nothing but a combina
tion of anarchists, led by the vaga
bonds and criminals from the slums ol
great cities, who seek to destroy
homes, bnfioess, churches, be
nevolent and educational inatitn
tions. It is hoped the in
estigaMon now going on before
the Congressional Committee at
Washington will produce a better un
derstai'diug between capital and labor.
There is no danger to the country to
long a bo h forces adopt aa their mot
to tAxdirnct to law. On Thursday last
Mr. Powder y emblasjnecl this sign
upon the workingmen's banner when
he "assured the committee that if it
were found that Knights of Labor in
the West bai violated the laws of
labor, the organization would be as
ready to help puiish them hs it is to
aid them in redressing wrong. With
the organisation ti e laws of the land
stsod high above any organizations or
corporations." Thin fxprwu-ion is,
no doubt intended as a r elm It to the
violence at Fort Woith and other
places. Mr. Powdnrly believes in
ohedionce to law. He knows that the
strikers wronged and weakened them
selves by overt nets of lawlessness.
From the moment that acts of violence
begun may be dated a change in the
popular attitude tiwjrd the strikers
No organisation ever can be formed
which will convince people that one
man has a right to Interfere by force in
the concerns ot another. Every time
the strikers made a show of physical
resistance, every time that they
boarded trains, disabled engines, un
coupled cars, disarranged switches, or
otherwise interfered with the right of
the company to operate its road if it
could, they deprived themselves of
thousands of allies. The Knlghls of
Labor all labor associations have
the undoubted right to strike and re
fuse to return to work, except upon its
terms. They are the owners of their
own labor, and the law very properly
makes them the judge of the price it
should command. Like all others in
all culling, they must often ac
cept what they believe to
be Inadequate compensation for
the service rendered ; but iu acoepltng
or lejucting terms they may act in
dividually or collectively, and they
are responsible t J none but themselves
and their families for their decision.
But in thtiu deciding for themselves
they boorae law-breakerj when they
deny others thnir lawful rights.
While it is alike the undoubted right
of any to accept the terms which
others have rejected ; and those who
shall do so are responsible only to
themselves and their families. None
can hinder them except by violation
of the law that gives each and every
man the control of his own labor and
manhood, and when lawless violence
is employed to hinder any one from
accepting employment, every consid
eration of right and justice must con
demn it, and the law inns', punish it.
Organised industry has been nnjustly
denied the prjtection of law that is
freely given t3 capital, and the refusal
is excused by the violence and lawless
lessnees that is sometimes employed
by labor to abridge the rights of fellow
laborers. It baa never served any good
purpose in advancing the interests of
indualty, for lawlessness can never
command either increased respect or
compensation for labor. Thistle won't
bear dgs and lawlessness won't bring
prosperity. Pou'tfirget the rights of
others.
The8enattls discutslug the ques
tion of abolishing secret sessions.
However that question may be de
cided now, if it be to retain secrecy
the decision will not endure, for the
people have become aroused upon the
subject, and the general opinion is
that, as a rule, tocreey is unrepuhlic.
an and ought to ba abolished. Frank
openness iu the sight of the people on
the rSr o' their representatives is
what tbe people deiire and will have.
The representative, whether in the
House or Senate, is not there to do his
own business but the business of the
people. He is not a principal, but au
agent, and as an agent his proceeding
must be open to those for
whom be acta. To undertake
to oonduct a man's buBine.'H,
then to deny the employer a knowl
edge of how his own business has
been conducted, ia a piece of effrontery
not to be endured and of which a dig
nified body like the American tSenata
ought not to be guilty. Secret ses
sions, which by a modest euphemism
are called "executive sessions," are
held when there is question of approv
ing appointments to otlice by the
President, or when the confirmation
or rejection of proposed foreign trea
ties is to be considered. In the latter
case matters outside as well as ins'de
the country have to undergo discus,
aion. Delicate details cf foreign policy
may be concerned. Matters that it
would be offensive to foreign nations
to have made the subject of open de
bate may have to be introduced. Also
there may be confidential particu
lars, which, though confided to our
diplomatists and essential to be
known to the body having tbe fata of
ihe treaty in its hands, could not pos
sibly be placed before the world. In
abort, in treaty matters finother na-
tion beeld onr own is concerned, and
we have no right to make public what
it rt quires to be ke t secret. Here,
then, is a reason for secret sessions.
But in consIJerirg ap; ointments the
nutter ia altoc' 'her c onfined to our
own country, srd is s r-rt of ita pub
lic business, and here nd therefore
there is no excuse for a secrn-y that
is inconsistent wiili hs delegated
duties of repreeenvt v.s of the peo
ple. Few men with pure tuotivfs and
e'ean bands will vote to retain se
crecy in that poition of the Senate's
duties that relates t) coLurming ap
pointing ts.
CLEVELAND AND THIS LARD
Tiiutn.
The Appeal recently gave an ac
count of the immense land stealing
that is golf g on in New Mexico, in
Wyoming and other Ricky Mountain
8taUs; and elsewhere also similar
outrages npon the property of the na
tion are committed, and wholesale
scoundrels are transformed into highly
respectable men of wealth by proceed
ings that would dlf grace a ship-load of
pirates. Pirates perform their rascal
ity openly and take their chances.
The land stealers plunder by fraud,
with the instincts of the pickpocket
and the sly, crawling meanness of the
area sneak-thief. Our President, the
telegraph ii. forms us, with his honest
opposi'ion to wrong and in the per
formance of he duties he has sworn to
fulfill, ia about to ral! the attention of
Congress to the shameful depredations
upon the property of the Ameriian
people the laud thhves are guilty of,
and to desire (hem to pass such laws
as will prevent the c rime and punish
the criminality of these invaders of
what remains of the national domain.
Again will the curses of corrupt and
dishoneet men f ill upon Mr. Cleve
land because he dares to do right.
How the political corruption 1st s, the
bribe takers, the parasites that i an-
der to dishoneBt schemers, the lovers
of deceptions and tricks and frauds
do bate Mr. Cleveland! How male'
dictions upon him fall from their lips
foaming with fury! To be hated by
the guilty and corrupt Is a compliment
that virtue has received in all ages,
and in proportion as the vials of baf-
flud scoundrels are poured on the
President's head the respect and ven
eration of the people will be acjerded
him.
TIIK KltiUT IIOI R DANUtlK.
A large proportion of our working
peop'.e are busily preparing to reduce
the ilny's work to eight hours In the
course of the next mnnth. Uuex
pectedly.and probably to the surprise
of the workinguien themselves, quite
a number of manufacturing establish
monts have voliuita-ily introduced
the eight-hour rystom. This, it ap
pears, baa eet eome ot the keen'
er mim's ti thinking, and the ro
suit lias brought uirnny among
those who forsee what those results
will be: at linst so it is stated. That
main result is, that should the eight-
hour plan prevail, ai soon as Ir.tdo re
vives there will be brisk times fork'
bor. This Improvement will lead tjy
the exaction of higher wages. This
accomplished, the unemployed labor
of other lauds will swam to this. The
employer will then pick and choose
at his will, reduce wages, stop the
eighMniir system, and laugh at the
American workman. Our operatives
go' 60 relying upon "protection" to
keep up their wages. Tbey are blind
tVthe (act that it is the manufacturer's
profits, not labor, that is protected
Labor has no protection. All is open
free t ale there. Foreign labor can
come in without paying any duty at
the custom-house, and in that way
home labor will have its eyes opened.
It is s ated that many of the more
astute workingtnen see In the eight
hour policy the very opportunity that
is to free the capitalist and crush the
American workman. That crushing
can be done only with the working'
man's aid ; is the assistance the capital
1st needs in the eight-hour scheme?
The question requires serious and
intelligent Investigation.
ISATrEXTlOW io
THAIIK,
Every year shows more and more
that tho working people of America
can produce beyond what the Ameri
can people can consume, and that the
alternative is before us of openirg for
eign outlets for American labor pro
ductions, or ot enduring disorders
such as are at present disturbing the
country and damaging its commerce.
We have, in a degree, followed the
the old Chinese policy, and are so en
gaged in "swapping jack-knives" with
each other as to partially forget the
world outside of us. As we are sow
ing so we shall reap, and before long
the bitter harvest will show itself.
Take the trade of Africa, for Instance.
That land is now thrown open to com
merce, but we are paying co attention
to what is exciting the activities and
energies of European nations.
The Germans, the French, the
English and the Dutch are
eagerly jeeing African trade we are
doing nothing to secure a share f r the
United States. Our punishment is
preparing, however. It turns out that
theso-calied Kahaiati desert ib a splen
did and very ex'en'ive grazing ground.
There tho natives with their rude man
agement are raising herds of cttle.
One native named Kainahninehero
alone has over 20,0)0 head. The En
glish are at work iu this district, w hich
is healthy and produces fruit iu pro
fusion. They intend to raise nunt in
abundance for the English market, at
lower price than the ranchmen of Col
orado, Texas, Montana and Wyoming
can offer. India and other places are
culling into our wheat trade, and now
Africa ia going to wipe out our ei ports
of cattle ; a cold prospect for the Amer
ican farmer, yet we go on changing
jack-knives smong ourselves, noticing
nothing outside. A rough awakening
is preparing for ns.
MEMPHIS DAILY
LOME RULE FOR IRELAND.
MR. (IUXBEKLtlX'g KFIECH
AOilSST THE MEASURE.
Addresses by the Duke of Ar;jle,
Mr. June Morler aad Lord
Spencer.
Lond9!, April 21. A conference of
the Conservative Association of Ueat
Britain will he held on May 15, h to
consider the home rule question and
to reorpanlxs the patty. Lord Salis
bury will address a met ting at Sr.
James's Hall in the evening.
CUAVMRI.AIK AT BIRMINGHAM.
Mr. Chamberlain, sneaking at Bir
mingham tbU evening, said that Mr.
Parnell would not regard as per
manent any settlement of the Irish
government which would not enable
blm to sever the last link between ire
land and England. No free people
worthy of the name would submit to
such reatrictrictions on their re
pressive authority as Mr. Gladstone
proposed. As regards Mr. Glad
stone's alteration of the land purchase
bill, the amonnt proposed Dy him was
only a paper estimate. It could not
be doubted that at lean Alou.UUU uuu
would be required. He (Chamber
lan) would sooner quit politics alto
gether than pledge British credit for
such a sum and such a purpose, irisn
men ought to be allowed to attend
Westminii'tt-r and vote on all matter.)
not specially remitted to at the Par
liaments at Dublin. He wonld sup
port Mr. u'a lsione all tt ut be cm
sistenlly could, if the latter attepted
the moditlcatiou which he (Chamber-
la u) Buuneeted.
Mr. Chamberlain said he would be
glad t ) concede Ulelur a si p irate As
seuibly. Tie ixinditlcations he snir
gested must not be 1 Itloacmiii.iltod,
but tin government ought to give a
guarantee thai they would be accept
ed. Hie meeting umi'innoiiHy in
dor id Mr. Uuinberlain's prcpssuls.
LORD Sl'UNCKR,
sneaking nt Newcastle to-day, said
there was two ways to tr at with tbe
Inch problem, coercion and conces
sioa. The lornier is a dangerous
means by which to restore oider. But
what then T He cimba'tod the accu
sat ion that Mr. Gladstone was hand
ing the government of Ireland over
tj crime-mongers. Judging from the
evidence attained during his term of
cilice as Lord Lieutenaiit of Ireland
Le had not found tbut the supporters
of the Parnell policy encouraged crime
and conspiracy. The colleagues of
Mr. Parnell. be said, have a real affec'
tion for their country, and their ability
is undoubted. Tax-payers will incur
no risk from the laud scheme pro
posed by M r.Gladatone. Tbe great body
oi the Irish people do not want sepa
ration, knowing It to be impossible
owing to the geographical position cf
Ireland and the ties ol blood and.
business rela'ions existing between
people of Ireland and England. Mr.
Gladstone's proposals, he said, would
strengthen the union between the two
oountries.
Lord Spencer pa d that the Ineh
landlords rights l ad oftn b?en cur
tailed, anil thnt. it would he uufi irin
Bottling the whole question to withhold
protection frr.m them. It wnu'd be
toually untair to leave the Kettlemei.t
( f the land qnectlon to the Dublin
Parliament. There was a pellet
agreement among the members ( the
Cabinet on t he land q lentio'i.
MR. .lOHN M IRl.KV
raid he was prepared to accept reason
able modifications of the Irish bills.
The retention of tbe Irish representa
tives in the House of Commons would
weaken the Paiiinment iu Dublin and
demoralise the Parliament in West
minster. Mr. Morloy said it was iTpo'sihle
for the government to revive the
coercion act. If it did revive tbt act
it would only play into the hands of
the Irish desperadoes in America.
The proposition on which the govern
ment's policy depended was this: We
are willing snd bound to run risks to
give Irishmen the degree of power
necessary to teach them a responsibil
ity which tits men for freedom
aid for a place iu a free and
constitutional system of goverament.
He wis willing to listen to a prac'ical
plan to retain the Irinli members at
Westminster. He had not sen such
a plan, and be was net sanguine that a
suitable one wonld be invented. No
power on earth, however, could pre
vent the Irish representatives from
being admitted to Westminster, they
being the arbitrators and masters of
English legislation.
The meeting was attended by over
tOUO perttoos, and great cnthtifianm
prevailed. Ret ol utio: s were adopted
supporting Mr. Gladstone's policy.
THE DTK I or AROVLC,
in a speech at UloHdtow, admitted the
sincerity ol Air. (.iiatUtone. tie be
lieved the Premier was misled by Ilia
Parnellites wnen be seceded from the
position a sinned by him before the
elections, lie strongly opposed Mr.
Gladstone's proposals as embodied in
the home ruin and land purchaso
bills. It would be impossible, he
said, to intrust the government of lie.
land to men whose object was separa
tion. The mike-Crawford Cane.
London, April .1. ubrauas are
being issued for numerous new wit-
ntsses in the Dilke-Crawford cise, in
eluding Sir Charles Dilke's late butler
and footman, and, ll possible, the at
tendance cf the woman "Fauny" will
be secured. Sensational evidence is
expected. Tbe Queen's proctor will
apply for a new trial on May 4th.
Mrs. Crawford will testify to prove her
confessiou to her husband. Sir Charles
Dilke will thru swear a categorical
denial. Sir Chailes will be defended
by Sir Henry James.
Hellnvnl to Have Iteen Mail Away
With.
Ispcoul to thi ArratL.I
Birmingham, Ai.a., April 21. There
has been a suspicion in the city to-dy
that the nrgro who attempted to out
rage old Mr j. U.iuld at the Pratt mines
Monday has been caught and made
away with. Nothing reliable, how
ever, can be hoard as to the pursuit
of him.
Slabbed la a Draikra Brawl.
PiTTsiioao, Pa., April 21.-rln a
drunken street brawl early thrs morn
ing Win. Fitnimmons, aged twenty
one years, waa sUhbed in tbe left
breast by Wm. Blaketey, a companion.
Fitxiimmons's injuries are believed ti
be fatal.
Weatera Kmport Association.
Chicago, III., April 21. The West
ern Export Association (whisky poo!)
wtia in session here to-day, and in
dulged in considerable gsneral discus
sion. Definite action was confined to
the appointment of the fo'lowing com
mittee to formulate a plan for an early
and more alible association to take
the place of the present one: F. G.
Guff, Walter Froihurg and W. M. Ho
bert, r'lui.-.rsati; J. B. Greenhut,
Adoip'i Viop'i . r. ('. S. Claik and Wal-
APPEAL THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 1886.
tr Barker, Peoria; Jonathan A. Bell,
P. J. Henneesy snd Thomas Lynch,
Cbicagoj Peter Her, Omaha; C Fair
banks, Terre Haute. The committee
at once held a meeting, and unani
mously agreed to submi a report to
morrow recom men dit.g an association
to be incorporated under the laws of
Illinois with a capital ol about .uu,
00J. Striit regulations It limit pro
duction are to be adort'd. Me ber
ship is to be restrict ! to firms in tbe
present fcaoci&t.oa. The main paint
in the plan is that distiller) who are
fiaid by tbe pcol to keep their es a
ishmeuts closed wi 1 huve in the in
col oration and capital i f the asHicia-
tion a tangible gua-antee lor ineir
claims. Where tbe pool ia established
itispropo ei to ccuinienc vigorous
warfare upon all nnrlKliatid distillers
and freeze th'm on! of the business.
TUE LEE I)lAVrER.
Estimate or the principal
jr the Moon.
T u 1LT..O A -. 1 01 Th.utimttoi
ol the losses by tbe Hood now obtaina
ble ere ai follows: ilarrtcon Gai field,
on paper mills and machinery, $30,
100; en finished stock, $50,000; on
ma'erial. $20,000. Join McLaughlin s
machine shop, f 10,000; JobnVorrens,
paper-mill, $10,000; smaller losses sg
gregate $22,000. Tbe damsgs ti roads,
hrike. etc.. is at least $15,000. A re
lief committee has been formed and
its members are everywhere meeting
with hearty awa'ance. u. w.tieid
telegraphs to draw on him for $1000.
The bodies of five of the victims now
lie in the little chapel of tbe village
The funoral sorvices will occur at 2:30
o'clcck p.m. to morrow.
The correct lir-t of the victims of the
Hood is as follows: A. N. White, aged
forty-eight; Mrs. Wniti, aged forty-
seven ; Ma May bite, aged ten ;
Alice I. White, aged eight; Simon
Dowd. Mr. T. Kiiikt and Mrs. Cbai.
King. The bodies of Mr. Dowd and
I a White have n it yet been found
NEWS IX BItlEF.
New York, April 21. The jury in
the case of Gen. Slialer have disagreed
and been discharieil. Tbey stood eight
to four for acquittal.
Louisville, Kv., April 21.-James H.
Hudson of Buffalo, while working on
the Ohio river bridge, fell thirty feet
on to a have below and was terribly
mangled, lie will die.
Little Rock, Ark., April 21. The
GatetU'i Augusta special srtvs J. J.
Cook A Bro., general merchants, as
signed today. Liabilities, $23,(00;
nominal assets, $4t,U00.
V V.k 1 n.il 01 TUa r,nll.
lull). y ' 11 I . AU vwmu,-
tion of Mr. Charles Crocker, who was
injured by the overturning of his
wagon yes erday, is about the came;
perhaps slightly better.
West Chester, Pa., April 21. The
laree barn of Jesse and Jared Darling.
ton, three miles from this place, w.is
burned to-day. forty cowa ana three
horses perished in the names.
Cornwall. Ont , April 21. The town
ball, in Hcb is situated the jail, was
partially de-troyed by fVe this morn
ing. Two prisoners, Jobn Craig und
John Laui ie, were bnrneii to death.
Pittsburg, Fa , April 21 By a fall
of elate at the Crahtrse Coal Minn.",
near I strobe, Pit., miners John Welsh
and Wm. Ktokes were seriously in
jured. B'okes, it is thought, will die.
Little Rock, Ark., April 21. The
Democratic Executive Committee of
the First District, at Jonesbon, to-day
ib'ciiU'd to ca'l a Conpr.'saionul con
vention at Jonesboro September 10th.
Trov.N.Y.. April 21. .Tames Town.
send of Corinth, Hit am Davis end a
boy mimed Jooes w re diownt-d while
attempting to en sj the river at Had
ley, Saratoga CJtinty, y -sterday. Their
boat was caught ny uniting logs ana
carried over a !. m.
Paterson, N. J., April 21. The
works of the P.iterson Dyeing and
Finishing Company, st Riverside, a
Fuhnrb of Paiers.'n, was burned enrly
this morning. The loss ia $UO,000,
almost covered by insurance. The
fire was of accidental origin.
Brunswick. Mo.. April 21. Tbe
coroner's jury charge J. B. Banning, a
doctor ol Salisbury, no, wan me
murder, through abortion, of Lanra
Hterne, the young girl whose dead
body was found in tbe public school
grounds here yesterday morning.
Harrleburg, Pa.. April 21. The raer
chant bar mill at the Pennsylvania
Kteel Works waa entirely destroyed by
fire this morning, caused by the explo
sion of a lamp. Tbe mill was valued
at $150,000. on which there is an in
surance of f-iti.ODU, which will over
the Icb?.
Milwaukee, Wis., April 21. A
special dispatch from Cheboygan,
Mich., received in this city at noon
to-day, announced tho opening of the
Straits, tbrie steam barges having en
tered Lake Huron on their way down,
closely followed by tbe Chicago and
Milwaukee Heats.
Shenandoah, Pa., April 21. At Wig
gans colliery this afternoon John Kha
mousky and his brother, and two Hun
garians, names m known, were work.
iiig a gangway, when a b lust exploded
prematurely, killing SUamousky and
fatally injuiiug his brother. The other
two men are seriously but not latally
injured.
New York, April 21. The annual
encampment and convention cf the
Grand Army cf the Republic of the
State of New York began here to day
in the Academy of Music and Tam
many Hall. The march of the veter
ans to the scene of the encampment
was very imposing, about 3C00 men
being In line. -Tbe attendance at the
convention is the largest in the history
of the organisation in this State.
Albany. N. Y.. April 21. The bill
repealing the Broadway surface rail
road charter passed the Assembly this
afternoon by a vo'e of 100 t 10. Tbe
hill now noes to the Governor for his
signature. The bill providing that the
consent of a certain priportion of the
property owners ol the line shall secur
ed before the iiranting cf a street rail
way franchise was passed f8 to 13. The
bill to wind up tbe Bioad,way Surface
Railroad corporation was passed 97
oil.
New Yotk, April 21. It is under
stood that the grand jury was engaged
to-'ay in hearing evidence in the
Broadway railroad scandal, and in look
ing into the question r f bringing in
dictments ai;aiiirt the Executive Com
mittee of i lie Empire Protective As
sociation for conspiracy and intimida
tion in ordering tbe conductors and
drivers on the street railways to stop
work; al o the question of pnnishing
the persons responsible for recent and
existing boycotts
Money for the Bt, Leeis Strikers.
St. Loi is, Mo., April 21. The Gen
eral Executive Board of the Knights
of Labor received to-day fS.000 in
drafts and postal money orders for the
Btrikers' fund. One contribution,
$2500, wi..i received from the New
York Protective Association, aecom
pan'cd by tlie information that a like
subscription would be sent each week,
it nwesary, until the settlement of
the strike. "
THELIMOBIRMAJI.
CAPT.
(JRAXT IS THE
Pl'SHlSH WORK.
FIELD
A Thousand Men to Break Gionnd
at Once Other S mtbera
Rullrnsd'.
The Memphis and B rmingham Rail-
read Company bav bought s t?s cf
the Elt'jn Land Company fur depo'e,
chops, etc. Tbirty-3 x thou-aad dol
lars I a rain wes paid, wcrx on r.ue
new railroad is to begin within sixty
days. One tlioucand hands will break
the enrth simultaneouf ly. ine com
paiy prop ise to cr?ct a large grain
elevator. The tianeder of propeily for
sit raited quite a boim in lots in the
neighborhood selected, $15,000 worth
having changed bands in the last
week.
A SPECIAL DISPATCH TO TBS APPEAL
from Birmingham received last night
supplement) this SB f jIIowb: ' Capt.
G'aot, chief engineer for the Kansas
City railioid line from here to Mem
phis, says be expects to make of it tbe
quickest job of railroad building ever
done in the South. His calculation is
to complete the road in eight eo
months. He says he will put five lo
cating parties in the Held aa scon as
they can be organized and will let the
road io contractors as fast as it is lo
cated."
The tteoiala Midland.
fhe Georgia Midland has been let
except four milee at the Columbus end
and fifteen n iles siuthwest from Grif
tia. B th of these sections are light
and can be quickly completed. Work
will be ptmte 1 within ten days. It ia
expected thet the nad will be com
pleted by May, 1887. It. is thought
that the fi st twenty-live' or thirty
miles extending into Harris and Tal
bot counties will be finished in time to
carry the next cotton crop to market.
A Long- Knn.
The lease of the Virginia Midland
by the Richmond and Danville rail
road is like-1) to give Atlanta improved
facilities f-ir reaching Wrshiigtn
City. The stockholders i f tbe Virginia
Midland are tbe stockholders of the
Richmond and Danville, and theleeae
of the former road by the latter is
simply a consolidat'on of the internets
cf the stockholders. This will be one
of the longest runs known for solid
trains, the distance from Atlanta to
Washington being 648 miles.
Nearly Beady to Change,
The Eist Tennessee, Virginia and
Georgia railroad has almost completed
its preparations for changing its g(.uge
to the standard. On Thursday, the
22J instant, the gauge of tke Alabama
Central division will be changed.
This division lies between Selma and
Meridian.
Alabama and Florida.
A committee of citisuns of Ozark
c hsisting of J. W. Dowling, M. H.
Daughtry, S. D. Parker, H. U. Black-
man, wm. uarner and w. n. bim
rno'ib, was appointed ut a meeting lust
week to cull upon the people of that
vicinity toco-operate in the movement
for extending the Alabama and Florida
rail'oad.
LA BO It NOTES.
lbe New Tor l Nlrert 4 i Strike.
New York, April 21.- It ii talked
shout among the street-car etrikers
axttin, n'j it was on Monday, that un
lets a epu dy mrre ui- nt is reached
thev will t-t i eveiv mans of publis
conveyance in tn cu'y uy tying up
the sur a'ift anil el vti u roads, and
even the fairy-boa's.
The Ruirond C rani' s oners, Had
ing that the ir miKel'.a w is at au end,
eUrted for Albiny rt.is afterncon,
leaving the road and tlie strikers to
fi.htitont. Counsel fur tbe strikers
will next Mo; day lay t efore the com
miosioners charges afiatnst tbe road
for violating its charter in pot running
cars regularly; in not reducing its
fare when ita earnings exceed 10 per
cent. i'f its capital Btock, etc. The
Executive Board of the Empire Pro
tective Association this aft'. r noon is
sued a card to the public, denying
that it is in sympathy with or resorts
to violence pending strikes. There
is very little probability that the Third
Avenue Railroad company will change
its position. There is nothing left for
the employes to do but return to work
npon as favorable terms at tbey can
make. Already the places of many of
them are fliied by new men whom
they cannot displace. Thi raare many
coinpiiiii tsmade by the insn who were
compelled io go out ou a strike be
cause ordir!d to do so. They are
auxi.ua to get tack ti work. The
probabilities are that if the orders are
not iesued for them to re' urn to work
to-morrow many of them will go back
without orders.
Afl lira about the stables of the sev
eral street railroad companies are very
quiet to-night. There seems to be
little to support the rumor tl at there
will be a general tio up in tlie morn
ine. None of the men l ave jut re
ceived orders to quit work, and tbe
campanies are all running their full
complement of men, with the excep.
tion of tbe Third avenue line.
Late ti-night then was a rumor
that the strikers had threatened to ire'-
fire to the honse of Superintendent
Robertson of tbe Third Avenue Line.
At the Fifty-ninth Street Police Sta
tion it was learned that tbe Superin
tendent had asked ana nad been
Granted a special watch for his resi
dence. The men at midnight were
vet continuing a long session, about
which thev were extremely mvster
line. It was at that hour generally
believed that an extensive tie-up
would be decided on. There is not a
little uneaiinets as to possible events
of the comms day.
Nxw York, April 22-2:30 A. If".
While the meeting of strikers is still
in session it is given out. that a deter
Hi-nation bad been reached t3 order a
tie up of all tbe street-car lines in the
city at 4 o'clock this morning. The
meeting is raid to be having trouble
with toe representatives ot tnehecona
Avenue line, who are making a vigor
ous protect a rainst work again. It is
further understood that earnest negO'
tiations ae in progress, not enly with
the employes on the elevated reads
and on ail the feny lines between this
city and Brooklyn, Jersey City and
lloboken. but also witli tlie cinuuc
tots and drivers on all of tbe Biook
lyn and Jersey City line of cars.
(tprlnl Depnllea le Be Sworn la at
Chicago. III.. April 21. This even
ing Sheriff Hancbett decided to swear
in 200 deputies and distribute them in
the Lake Shore yards to-morrow. The
deputies will be armed aud will be in
stiucted to afford the fullest protection
in their power to further any effort
by tbe railroad company to send out
trains, (jen. Oglesby left the city to.
night for the Bute capital.
Nfriklnsr Krrvaot Olrla.
Nkw York, April 21. There ie
trouble in Tarrytown among the
TAILOR, DEAFER & IMPORTER
Vo. 38 MADIS03T STBJETT,
CordlaOy I trite aa issptctira
Varied Sarins aad Soarawr Stock of EoelUk.
French and German WonteSA,
CDmpriiiag tkt Latot Designs
Gentlemen! Weir.
9 Samples and Prices ea
whs have left measures.
servant gills. They have tome tt the
conclusion that they are not receiving
enough pay, and some time ago s
united demand Wfs made of their em
ployers for higher wages, but in nearly
every case they met with refusal. Tbe
wages paid is from $14 to $16 per
month. Yesterday about twenty-two
of the gills walked" out of their re
spective kitchens and came to this
cityf leaving their mistresses to manage
affairs as best tbey conld. As the
summer resorts are now securing help,
the girls thick it is a good time of the
year to strike.
Big Striae at Brooklyn.
Nsw York, April 21. At midnight
to-night 6000 emp'oyesof the sugar re
fineries of the Eastern District ol
Brooklyn it'Uck because of non-compliance
with demauds, for an advance n
wages, prcBcntel yesterday. It is es i
matud that the Iubj of one firm on su
gar now ready for shipment will be be
tween $50,1,00 end J 1 0 000. It is be
lieved 45110 of the 600J Bfrik rs are
controlled by Havemeyer & E.der.
IHxpnti-lira K'relvrd at Mltaonr!
I'h-IIIo llentltinarlrn.
Niw YritK, April 21. The follow
ing dispatch was received at the office
of the Mifsiuri Pacific Riilroad Com
pany to-day from Parsons, Kaa. : "Tho
locomotive firemen held an immense
meeting here last night. Not one
woid was spoken in favor of or in
dorsing the strike, but cenderating
the action of those who ordered it.
The firemen have conducted them
selves inanenncr to command our
admiration."
The following dispatch was received
later:
St, Lien, April 21,1886.
Manager Tausig reports that he has
now caught up with all the accumula
tions in the. yards; 75!) cars moved
across the bridgj yes'crday.
H. M. H0XIE.
Tbe
Brotherhood of
Firemen.
Locomotive
Parsons, Kas., April 11. At a meet
ing of the Grand Lodge of the Brother
hood cf Locomotive Firemen held
here last night a committee was ap
pointed to investigate the caure if
discharge of a number of the brother
hood, and if after investigation they
are found to have beon discharged
without sufficient cause, the commit
tee will aek for their reins: iitemeo'.
The lodge officers reviewed the recent
s'rike and pronounced it urjutt.fi
able. The Baltimore Ptrlhe ISrawIng; loa
(.lone.
Baltimore, April 21. The strike of
the street-car drivers appears to be
reaching a clcs?. It is stated that the
UDion line has arranged with tlie old
drivers to go to work at the reduced
pay until the let of May, when their
demand will be granted. One of the
Frick lines had fourteen cars running
to-day, all new drivers, and more will
be added to-moriow. The Central
line bai five or six cars running, and
the officers of the company state they
will add several more to-morrow, the
dr'vors are becoming dissatitfied with
idleness, and ihey want money. It is
expected that the strike will close
with theend of the present week.
The Iron and Bteel-Workera.
PirrsBUHQ, Pa., April 21. The
members of the Amalgamated Asso
ciation of Iron and Steel-workers in
this city are discussing what will be
the demand of their association when
the new scale is presented to the iron
manutacturers on tne mot July nexr.
On Saturday evening meetings will be
held by numerous lodges in this city
to elect delegates to the National Con
vention. In regard to tbe probable
demands of the workmen this year a
member of the association said to-day
that a majority were m favor ot ask
ing for f5 50 per ton for puddling, ou
the 2J cent card basis. A few, how
ever. Btrongly advocad S6 per ton,
but ho was inclined to think the $5 50
scak would he adopted. This will be
an advance ot 50 cents per ton on the
present scale, in the otner depart
ments the advance asked for will hs
ia the same propoitif n.
RsfaHKl s arrant on Wov. Oglea
bjr'sj KrqiilHllloii.
St. Louis, Mo., April 21. Liour.
Gov. Morehouse, who is acting as
Governor during Gov. Marmaduke'e
absence in Now York, refused to-day
to issue a warrant, on Gov. Oglesby'a
requisition, for the deputy sheriffs
who fired on the mob in East St. Louis
two weeks ago, and who are now con
fined in this city. They will be held
here nntil the charges against them
for killing the man Thompson on the
bridge the same day they fired on the
mob are disposed of.
Funeral of tbe Bishop of Madrid.
Madrid, April 21. The rcmaits of
the ltishop of Madrid, who was shot
by a priest on Sunday hm. were
buried to-day in the center of the ca
thedral. The bedy was dressed io the
Bishop's robes and lay in aa opnn cof
fin, which was borne from the Episco
pal iendence to the cathedia! by
canons, preceded by 300 priests and
followed by the Papal Nuncio, the
Cabinet Ministers, corporation author
ities and other prominent pc-nono.
The pr session was witnessed by im
mense crowds.
That'll What' the 31 at tor.
The best physicians of Memphis
sav thnt a great mnnv persons are
afflicted with a morbid condition of
the liver, nnd yet do not know what
is the mutter with them, from the
fact that the sluggish action of this
gland is not attended with any local
pain or soreness. The distinguishing
characteristic of a Torpid condition of
the Liver is usually to be found in the
sallowness of tho complexion, which
clearly shows that the biliary matter
has not hcen properly secreted from
the blood, owing to the inactivity of
tho Liver, but lias been retained in
the circulation, and absorbed by the
various tissues; thus showing itself
by the yellosness of the skin and
wliites of "the eves; more or less pois
oning tlie whole system. This com
plaint is usually attended with great
depression of spirits, "the blues, in
activity, drowsiness, sick headache,
costiveness and indigestion.
The direct action of lr. Eanford's
I.tyor IuTigonitor upon this
gland makes it effect mil in treating all
abnormal conditions of the Liver.'
m
i
L
f til Largs, Fresh aaa
Casimere and Saltings,
as 4 Finest Textares la
application ta those
State Treasurer's Report
St.ti TntKuaia'8 Omen. April 1, law.
To Hn Eicallenoy Wat. B. Bit, Woiemor
of lh titat of Tet.rnoee Sir : I haraby
mak to you my Quarterly Report, M SUU
Trrunrer, from January 1, Ihtci, to April 1.
1886:
RECEIPTS.
To balance In Treasury January 1,
18. 1182,800 W
To amount reoeived from
Trudeea... - .
County Ccurt CUrks
Circuit Court Clerks ...
Supreme Court Clerkp
Chancery Court Clerks
Crt ininal Court Clerks
Law Court Clerks- ...
Revenue Collectors
Bank Tax
rotate Tax Insurance Companies..
Redemption of land
Tax ou Telegraph Coropaniei......
Supreme Court Reports H
Rait read Tax
Lew i Stute Penitentiary
btate Ta x Express Companies......
412,381 38
W,7f9 t
3.742 28
782 98
2,261 M
578 12
124 20
3.743 W
4,(100 00
21,756 34
i,r4 4
20 1
l.r8 85
(10,373 2fi
ari.'&n no
2,080 00
1813,587 3J
DISBURSEMENTS.
liy amount paid :
Interest on State debt tfco1,6V2 M)
Interest on school fund bU,4r7 36
Klate prcsecutions M.9I1 21
Salaries, judicial .. 22.708 08
Suluries, execut ve - 2,14 K
Salaries, officers of penitentiary... 1,474 tO
Salary of Adjutant General. ....... 0 00
(alary, riup'tot Capitol 150 OS
t'tl.'iry, bup't Hospital for Insane,
Middle Tcnnesfee MO 00
Salary, Sup't ol Public Instruction 068 tS
Salary, Court of Referees 2,000 (10
Salary, Att'y Gen. and Reporter.- 750 00
Salary, Assistant Librarian 41 66
Salary, Librarian 8S 3?
Clerk hire by Secretary of State... W 32
Clerk hire bj Sup't Publ clnitrnc-
tion 1"8 to
Clerk hire in Oovernof 's office.... 155 00
Clerk hire in Comptroller's oflioe .. 64 98
Clerk hire in Treasurer's office.... 30 W
Kxpense of Caoitol 2,318 84
Expense of Supreme Court 1,485 08
Expense of Seo'y of Stale's office. 25 00
Expense of Court of Referees 257 09
Vvoatiha nf Funding Hoard 3.061 75
Kxitenae of Library.
Eipenie of Executive
Kxpence ot Treasurer's office
Expense ofComptro ler's office
Expense of public arms
Expense of Hank ot Tennessee,
"new issue"
Fxpress charges
Pension t blind
btate penitentiary building re
paired, etc
Ftate Roard of Health ....
Publishing Act'
Hospital for Insane, West Tcnn....
Hospital for Insane, Ea-t Tcnn
Hospital for Insane, Middle Tenn .
Railroad assessment
Publie printing -
Refunded revenue
Mate Normal College .
Pleuro pneumonia
Land sales....-.-
Tax aggregates
49 52
10 5
7 06
70 00
122 48
179 25
150 00
48 62
.684 47
4ti 7S
7,020 00
36,246 22
14,790 00
40 00
223 00
281 07
5,550 08
244 M
41 50
21 75
1.215 50
Aire ting fugitives
Ban ot it
ennessee nen i?sue cer
tificates canceled 143,501 00
Bank of Tenn. old issue canceled. 889 00
Treasury warrant canceled 1 00
Bureau Ax'r Statistics ar il Mines.. 2,625 00
Publishing Gov. r's proclamation... 11 00
Tcnn. hchool tor Blind 4,000 fO
Tenn. School for Deaf and Dumb.. VtOOO
f;5l,fi83 8i
Balance In Treasury April 1, 18S6...I161,9H3 48
The above balance cou.-i ts of
Amount in bank, as per Schedule
No. 1 . i .159.2H0 74
CaJh on band 2.672 74
Jlf.1,903 48
SCHEDULE No.l,
Showing Balance in Bank Ajrill, 1886.
First National Bank, Nashville. ..I 39,913 72
Fourth National Bank, Nathville- 9M1 1
Bank if IIsrtRville 790 85
'Mechanics Bank of Knoxvil e ... 21,141 41
Cleveland National Bank 999 73
FirRt National Bank, Chattanooga 6,713 31
Union A Planters Bank, Meniphie. 1,920 61
B'ownsville savings Bank 1,194 87
dtelbyvllle Savings Bank 3,i5 8
State National Bank, Memphis.... 3,670 95
Bunk of Spurts 2.4J0 65
Franklin Bank, Ularksvllle 2,440 5
Peoples National Bank, Pulaski... 1,022 75
Mercantile Bank, Memphis 3,73182
National Bank, Bristol 1,726:16
Stones River National Bank, Mur-
freesboro - 875 44
Lookout Bank, Monietown 738 08
"link of Sweetwater 1,454 40
First National B'nk, Murfreesbore 1,000 00
Commercial National Bank. Nash
ville 19,929 93
Bank of Madison, Jackson 1,322 04
Third National B'nk, Chattanooga 506 29
Mechanics Nat. Bank. Knoxville... 7,881 92
National Bank of Franklin 2,518 06
Second National Bank, Columbia.. 2,304 3t
Sank of Lebanon 3,500 00
Peoples National, Mo.Mi nvllle.... 1,4a ou
First National Bank, lullahoma--
Cowmernlal Bank of Paris
Second National Bank, Lebanon...
Gill s National Bank, Pulaski
East Tennessee National Rank,
Knoxville
National Bank, Sholhyville
lliwasse Savings Ass'n, Charleston
701 20
847 22
3,33 48
6,608 45
2,585 73
5,631 21
1,0114 88
7il 50
U'bson County linnk, Ireuton
Bank of Lewisburg
First National 11 nk, Athens
.. 1 500 00
.. 1,934 37
$150,280 4
:'0f the above the amount in the Mechanics
Bank ol Knoxvillo, ill 111 41, is in suit. Tbe
amount in t-hclbyville Savings Bank,
(3, 185 86, not subject to check, lank having
suspended, thus leaving balance in banks,
available and subject to check, $134,823 47.
This is to certify that I have compared the
above statement of the rrceipts and dis
bursements ol the Tieasurer's offioe lor the
quarter beginning January 1, 188o, and end
ing April 1, IW, with the accounts in my
own office as Comptroller, and find the same
to ba correct. 1 bave also examined the
statements rendered by the dirterenl depos
itor es of the State, and find their respect
ive statements to aree with the amounts as
set forth in the appended sche ule. 1 have
also made actual count of all cash on hand
in tbe Treasurer's office and find the
amounts to be as reported in the above and
that said report is in every respect correct.
April 1, 1880. P. P. PICKARD,
Comptroller.
Exsci'TiTC Ortica, Nisoville, April 1,
1886. i he forego ng statement of all moneys
now in the Treasury ot the State of Tennes
see, and such as have been received therein
and been disbursed therefrom lor the period
set forth in said report, it being from Janu
ary 1, 1880, to Arril 1, 1886, made by John VY.
Thomas, Treasurer, and certified by P. P.
l'irkard, Comptroller, in conformity to re
quirements of the Legislative act passvd
March 22. 1K83, has been examined oy me
and found correct; and the same is hereby
certified and ordered published.
WM. B. BATE. Governor.
we cnraiauy trrcmaienS
JourC. US It.t I; :ir.cjf
nmn to uHj uoco:rtfct
knii t;i.eu
We h-ive w.8 cocudsf
Me. ind In 4-ter. us S)
h... given ub- Jik.
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Sattrqtfesaciaa.
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Son-Resident Notice,
No. 0107, R.D. In the Chan-ery Court o
Shelby county, Tenn. The State of Ten
nessee for its own use, etc., vs. Mary A.
Brown et al.
It appearing from bill which i 'worn to In
this cause that the defendant, John Hidil!e
ton, or llnddleston. s a resident of the State
of Louisiana; that Wm. P. Barton is a resi
dent of Mississippi j that D. M. DuBoseiss
resident of Georgia; (hat Warren Truss is a
resident of Mississippi; that W. J.Phillips
is a resident of Mississippi, and all non-residents
of Tennessee; and that Mrs. A. X.
Uaynor and husband, A. T. Gaynor, are also
non-residents of Tennessee:
It is therefore ordered. That tbey all make
their appearance herein, at the courthouse
of Shelby county, in Memphis, Tenn. , en or
before the first Monday in May, lW.and
plead, answer or demur to complainants'
bill, or the same will be taken for confessed
as to them and set for hearing ex ptrte; and
that a copy of this order be pubhphei once
a week, for four' successive weeks, in the
Memphis Appeal. This 31st day of March r
18.. A copy attest:
S. I. McDoWhLL, Clerk and X.Tter.
ByJ. M Bradley. Deputy Clers y
John Johnson, So I Kr o.ia. ,u t, t"'J
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