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THjk: AUG Utt. WEDNESDAY, JULY 22. 1891.
FLASH IN THE PAX.
The Warlike Preparations of
toNERS MASTERS OF THE SITUATION
Thf Governor I'owerle to Vae the Troops
I'nlra. the Sheriff Akkn for Them, and
; That om.ial Is Mlnning Peaceable
Mea.nret ' To Be Tried A Call Tor an
Extra Seion of the Legislature Isiiued
ljr the Miner-The Governor Goes to
: Knoxvilie to Talk l'p a Settlement.
Xashvillk, July 22 The state troops
which are uyw at Knoxvilie, will not he
out to BrWville, and the miners are mas
ters of the situation. The authorities are
anxious to send troops forward, hut it has
'fieen flwided that they have not the power.
The question as to the governor's author
ity to proceed to quell the miners' riot s in
dependently of the civil authorities the
BheritT of Anderson ytmnty having left the
tcene was nnder discnssion byltis excel
lency and official frieodsall yesterday. At
torney General Pickel arrived in the morn
inj;, and he and General Marks were clos
eted with the governor for an hour. The
attorney (teneral then proceeded to draft
'his opiniuo, and was occupied with this
during the entire day.
The Opinion Kept Secret. '
The paer, which was an exhaustive
onf, was handed to the governor late in
the afternoon, but ha and all prrties con
cerned declined to make known a word of
of It. No orders were issued to the
troops, however, and the governor and
attorney general left laM night for Knox
Tille. It w.-vs learned. that General Pickel
takes the position that Governor Buchan
an was justified by law in sending the
Military to Anderson county in answer to
the sheriff's demand, but as the sheriff has
retired ignominionsly from the field the
governor is at the end of his rope.
Its Substance Leak Out.
The military can only be used under
civil nuthoriiy. and in the absence of the
sheriff t lie t mops cannot lie utilized. So
that unless the sheriff of Anderson county
comes forward and asks assistance and
n-urumnns the nxtional guard as a posse,
the soldiers will go marching home. Gov
ernor Buchanan is very indignant at the
f heriff of Anderson county for his failure
to uphold the iinity of the law.
"The (nntmiiiiwealth Is l'eace."
It was also learned lat night that the
purpose of Governor Buchanan's visit to
Knoxvill-; is nnerher attempt to pacify
the miners and secure a peaceable settle
ment. Asthreisn probability of hav
ing the she'iff of Anderson county re
enter the field, tits is y.e Inst resort. If it
faiis th" governor will then cart an extra
sessinn of the legislature immediately to
'eavethe matter in the general assem
bly's hands. This would be necessary if
the miners fail to make peace, a the gov
ernor cannot settle the question by force
in the ahsotire. of the shet itT.
THE MiLITIA AT KNCXVILLE.
Awaiting Onlen to Move TliHt Will, It
Seems, Never ( oiue.
Ksoxvn.l t, Tenn., July '2 Thrilling
scenes were enacted in this city yesterday
and the excitement caused by; the return
of troops and convicts from Briceville was
tin abated. The presence of the largest
body of soldiers seen here since the w. r
and the fact that they may momentarily
be called upon to go to battle with four
t!mp. their nunitif-r of ilptprminvi men
each an adept in the use of firearms,
caused the streets to be crowded from
daybreak. The decision of the governor,
who had been in consultation with the
attorneiyijeneriil all day, had not been re
ceivedaud the troops were taking a imuh
The Whole State Guard Mustered.
Every .military company in Tennessee
was in this city yesterday morning await
ing orders from Governor Buchanan to go
to the se:it of the trouble with the miners
At Briceville. There are nineteen compa
nies in all, and contain nearly G0 men.
Careful estimates place the number of
miners at Coal Creek and Briceville at
l.SOO, -but first signs of hostilities wou'.d
doubtless call out nearly l.'MH. more. Gen
eral turnrise is manifested here that the
governor did not accompany the troops
from-Nashville. The feeling is that, while
lis presence might not avert a conflict, his
absence prevents further conference with
the miners, so that the presence of troops
will men the surrender of the miners cr
Artillery and Gatlinc Gnns.
The Buchanan Rifles of Nashville and
the iftshville Iight Artillery, with two
Gatling guus with a capacity of l,2T(i shots
n minute, the Stone Kiver Guards, the
Shelbyville Guards and the Suwanee
Guards, are in the force. General Carnes
will be placed in entire charge of all the
militia and arragemcnts have been per
fected to transport them to Coal creek un
less contrary orders lie received from the
governor. Everything now depends on
instructions from the governor.
The Miner nt Roasting.
An ominous feature of the situation is
the quietude and luck of loa.sting on the
part of the miners. There is a quiet de
termination in their, attitude which indi
cates a dane-rous desperation. The pur
pose of the troops is, of course, to return
the convicts and protect them in their
work at the mines, as well as to arrest the
leaders of the movement forcing the troo,B
and convicts to leave Monday. This, the
miners say, will not be done. The dis
turlied locality will probably be placed
uiajler martial law by General Carries as
oou as he reaches t here. This is regard
ed as the most effective way of prevent
ing the miners from coufccntraling for an
MEETING OF THE COAL MINERS.
They Talk I'eace, but All Have Their
(inn. iti Hand.
A meeting of miners was 'held at Coal
Creek yesterday afternoon. When the
men attMembled there were a few hot heads,
who began to talk about resistance, but
they wereoutsiders and not miners. The
miners' leadars took possesion f the
meeting and would not allow such. Mr.
Ingraham was called to preside, and the
meeting was formally opened. There
were speeches by a rfumber of leaders aud
"all of a conservative tone and advising
against any sorl or act or violation or tne
law The men said they wanted the con
icts sent away, and nothing more or less.
Finally a resolution was unanimously
passed to appoint a committee of five to
goto Knoxvilie and Nashville if necessary
to confer with Governor Buchanan and
erbitrate the present difficult ies.
Resolved to Protect Property.
A resolution was unanimous! si passed,
each man pledging himself on his honor,
that not one dollar's worth of prop
erty nuuld be destroyed, and the com
pany's property would be guarded. It
was further determined that no one
should offer violence to any one except in
self defense. There is a sense of relief and
quiet since the meeting. The miners
seem to feel that they are now taking the
proper course. There was some talk oi
attacking the troops coming to assist the
operators. The meeting has resulted in
good, for the men are now quiet. They
are as determined as ever that no convicts
shall work here, and say-they will release
all who come just as soon as the troops
The Committee at Knoxvilie.
A telegram was received from the Ken
tucky side at Jelllco yesterday offering a
large number of men in case help was
needed. The reply was for the men to
hold themselves in readiness in case they
were called for. Nearly every man pres
ent had a double-barrelled shotgun in his
hand, a few Winchesters, and no small
number of revolvers. The meeting was
held in the grove near the Knoxvilie Iron
company's mine. The committee of min
ers came to town last night to confer
with the governor and effect a settlement
before the troops started into Anderson
county. The governor not being here,
they called on General Carnes, but that
gentleman declined to be interviewed.
Broken Promi.es Come Home to Roost.
It is feared that the miners will not keep
their word not to molest property of the
soul companies, since they stated Monday
that they would not release the convicts
at the works of the Knoxvilie Iron com
pany and hardly waited until the troops
were out of sight before they did ji t
what they promised not to do. The pre
vailing opinion is that the mine machin
ery is safe so long as the miners think
they will win in the end, but that the mo
ment they feel they cannot longer keep
out the militia, they will set fire to every
mine in the district before leaving for
Request for Legislative Action.
Coal Creek, Tenn., July 2i At a
secret meeting held last night at Brice
ville by the miners the following appeal
To the public and the governor was given
out: "You can do much for this state.
From the moment the governor call un
extra session of the legislature to abolish
the convict lease system all opposistiou to
the law will cease in this county. This is
absolutely the best that can be assured
and is in no sene a threat or attempt to
intimidate, and is given publicity that
much probable trouble may be avoided, as
liutuy miners' families are destitute and
the importation of convict labor mea.is
the abandonment of their homes aud the
loss of the hard earnings of years.''
All Quiet at the Seat of War.
Coal Ci:eek, Tenn., July Every
thing was quiet and orderly at 10 o'clock
last night. There had been no demonstra
tions shown, aud but few men wvro to le
seen. No troops were expected.
THE BOD EXTENSION MOVEMENT.
One-Third of the Bond Held by Banks
Washington, July 2i The movement
for the continuance of 4: j per cent, bonds
at 2 per cent, is steadily growing in im
portance, t'apers covering about one-
third of the bonds held by national banks
have been perfected and the necessary
withdrawals, assignments and reissues
are being made as rapidly as possible.
The papers returned during the last week
for correction have been less in number
than before, but the amount of bonds sus
pended on tLis account is still quite large.
Calculations on the I'rotits.
The department has received from sev
eral sources copies of a circular published
b a prominent firm of bankers in New
York, who make a specialty of investment
securities, in which they show that there
is a smad pkofit to national banks in tak
ing out additional circulation upon de
posits of I'n'ted states bonds. According
to their calculations 4 per cents, bought at
cl.lS by a bank located where money
loans at C per cent, would yield a profit of
ttiltf for each SlWi.OOO of bonds, while the
profit on i; per cents, continued at 2 per
cent, would be WOO for each tl(M,(HKi in
The Treasury Makes Other Figure.
It is thought at the treasury depart
ment that this proposition would have
been better stated if it had been based
upon the capital to be invested instead of
upon a given amount of bonds. For ex
ample, a bank with capital of fl(."0,(HK)
would have to invest tll's.UOO in order to
obtain Sloo.JOO bonds for circulation,
while if it should invest only the amount
tif its capital it would have only iW,7uO in
4 per cent, bonds as compared with MiW,-
000 of the new continued bonds. Calcula
tions made upon this basis show results
less favorable to the 4 per cents., and
with 4s at 1.19. or money loaning at 7 per
cent., there is practically no difference in
the profit derived from the two classes of
bonds. Of course when money loans at
more thau 7 per cent, the new lionds are
Race Records at Chicago and Detroit.
Chicago, July 22. The winuers at Haw
thorne yesterday were: Ella Blackburn,
1 mile, 1:43): Julius Sax, mile, l:(tt;
Experience, i 3-KS miles, 2:i; Renounce,
Si mile, 1:V.; Hockscy, 1 1 IS miles, 1:51.
At Garfield park: Odrey, mile, 1:15;
Sunnybrook, 1 mile 70 yards, 1:4!..,; Tom
Kogers, 1 mile, Aloha, 1-lti miles.
1:4; Sunbeam, mile, 0:4l; Big Casino,
Detkoit, July 22. Macgie Ii. won the
2:10 pace at the Driving Club park yester-
dav, best time 2:20; best time of race
2:17 by Monkey Rolla. In the 2:24 class
Temple Bar won, best time 2:17; best
time of race 2:17 by Prodigal.
Value of Land In London.
London, July 22t The enormous value
reached by choicely situated land in this
city is freshly illustrated by a real estate
transaction which has just been com
pleted. It is the leasing of a piece of
crown Wind in Pall Mall, and the rental
obtained is based on a telling price of half
a million pounds sterling per acre.
Shot His Brains Out.
Nashville, Tenn., July 22. Gilbert
Parker, of the real estate fin.i of Blain,
Parker & Co., shot his brains out last
night in frout of The American office.
Financial troubles the cause. He was
young and quite prominent.
Lara Anderson Given a Place.
Caps Mat, July 22. The president yes
terday appointed Lars Anderson, of
Ohio, second Becretary of the legation at
the court of St. James. '
HOPE FOR IRELAND.
The British Tories Steal Liberal
BALFOUR'S OFFER OF HOME EULE.
He Propose to Put Erin on an Eqnal
Footing with England and Scotland
Remarkable Rapprochement of Con
st rvatives and Irishmen Parnell Now
Charged with Having Always Been a
London, July 22. In the house of com
mons Monday, during the debate on the
Irisi estimates. Secretary Balfour inti
mated that a local government bill, based
brotidly upon the lines of the English and
Scotch government acts, would be intro
duced next session. Would such a bill, he
asked, have he support of the Irish mem
bers? He doubted it. Timothy Healy
inte-rupted the speaker, and declared
that it certainly would. It is understood
that such a measure will undoubtedly be
part of the government programme for
next session, and the subject is causing
much speculation and comment among
The Condition of the Green I-le.
Tl e discussion of the estimates in par
liament had been made the occasion for
Jong reviews in the newspaper press upou
the improved condition of Ireland. The
fact; that agrarian crime has diminished;
that trade has increased; that evictions
have lessened in number; that loycotting
has almost ceased; that the plan of cam
paigi is almost extinct, and that emigra
tion has decreased, are considerably
touc led upoii. During the past week live
of the principal banking corporations of
Ireland have held their annual meetings,
and, while carrying large balances to their
reset ve funds, they have each declared a
divit.end of lo per cent.
"Bribed by America Dollars.'
The Standard, referring to the improve
ment in the condition of Ireland, asserts
that the discontinuance of the subsidies
received from the United States is largely
respi nsible for the improvement. "1 en-
ants,' The Standard adds, "briled by
American dollars will persist in their dis
honest and unlawful conspiracy, but left
to fa-e xinaided the consequence of their
criminal mistake, first in one place and
then in another they have found it neces
sary :o surrender, while the humiliating
collapse of the plan of campaign has
given warning as to the worth of the sol
emn iromises of agitators."
Opponents "I'lopping Together.'
In t he meanwhile the roost remarkable
feature is the curious rapprochement be
tween Balfour and the Irish members.
The Irish see that their arch opponent is.
after all. human, and thnt he has qua'i
ties o; sincerity and courage not inferior
tothtir own. The change has been on
both sides, and Balfour has, perhaps,
learned the most. Nothing was mure
striking than his manner of pioneering
the land bill through the house of com
mons Ou;ht to Satisfy Ireland.
It is generally conceded that if the pro
posed bill is broadly based on the lilies of
the E iglih and Scotch acts, as the chief
secret try has intimated it will be, the
Irish members cannot consistently refuse
to su port it, no matter who may be their
leader. It is contended by Conservative
members and admitted by Irish common
ers ttat Ireland cannot jnstly ask for a
libert v of ac:ion greater than England
or Scotland are Content with, and, indeed.
it has all along been asserted by the Irish
meml'ers that with the same privileges
and the same degree of local government
as England and Scotland enjoy Ireland
woulu be satisfied.
Parnell a Stnmblinc Block.
The amazing change of attitude of the
Irish memiiers toward the government
party and any Irish measure emanating
therefrom is generally Ascribed to the fact
that I'arnell is no longer the leader of the
Irish national party, or of any considera
ble portion of it. Were Parnell still in
the pi issession of the confidence of the en
tire Irish party, as he once was, there is
no doubt that he would throw cold water
upon Balfour's advances, and lead his fol
lowers away from home rule, as he has
often done before. An Irish member de
clared in the lobby of the house last even
ing th it the conviction was now dawning
upon turn as well as upon many of his col
leagat s that Parnell has actually stooo in
the way of Lome rule for several years
Always Opposed to the Tories.
In ; he councils of his party he had
steadily opposed every suggestion of co
operation with the Tory party in securing
some slight advantage for Ireland fr m
time to time. Yet when he was repudi
ated b 7 the Liberals and deserted by a
large majority of the National party, he
sought to make terms with the Conserva
tives, and would have done so had he been
able to command a respectable following.
There is to-day a widespread feeling
smoni. Irishmen that by the downfall of
Parnell the most serious obstacle in the
way of home rule, which must come grad-
ualiv. uas been removed.
ENCOURAGING FOR THE FAIR.
The English Receive Our Commissioners
with Great Cordialty.
LONlfON, Juiy 22. The reception given
to the World's fair commissioners by the
Society of Arts, Chamber of Commerce,
aud other bodies since their arrival here
has been highly gratifying to the visitors,
and equally encouraging to the object of
their v. sit. Though they were prepared
in advi.nce for the display of a reasonable
degree of interest in the fair on the part of
the English merchants, manufacturers,
and others, they express themselves as
amazeu at the enthusiasm which abounds
in every circle likely to be represented at
Butterworth Gr eatly Surprised.
In his reply to Sir Cunliffe Owen's wel
coming address at the chamber of com
merce yesterday Mr. Butterworth to lc
occasion to express the unbounded sur
prise of himself and his colleagues at the
warmth of their reception and the deep in
terest vhich the Englishmen manifest in
the great American enterprise. A dis
patch from Paris, whither the commis
sioners will go on Friday, says the inter
est takt n in their prospective visit justi
fies the belief that their reception in the
French capital will be no less cordial.
Were In Canadian asers.
OTT.A, Out., July 22. An impression
Las got abroad that the six American fish
ing boa s seized by the Dominion cruiser
Dream, on the lbth inst., were not taken
in British waters. The department has
received the official report of the captain
of the cruiser. He says t here is no doubt
that the boats when taken were within
Canada s maritime jurisdiction. - .
What is lacking is truth
and confidence. '
If there were absolute truth
on the one hand and absolute
confidence on the other, it
wouldn't be necessary for the
makers of Dr. Sage's Catarrh
Remedy to back up a plain
statement of fact by a $500
They say " If we can't
cure you (make it personal,
please,) of catarrh in the head,
in any form or stage, we'll pay
you $500 for your trouble in
making the trial."
"An advertising fake," you
Funny, isn't it, how some
people prefer sickness to
health when the remedy is
positive- and the guarantee
Wise men don't put money
back of " fakes."
And " faking ". doesn't pay.
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those tiny, sugar-coated Pel
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