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Saturday. August 20. 1892
FLED TO THE HILLS.
Gen. Carnes in Possession of
Coal Creek, Tenn.
MINERS FLY TO THE MOUNTAINS.
claiming to le friendly to soldiers, ap
peared and offered to pilot the regiment
down the mountain. Without suspicion
the troops followed tbem into a veil
LED INTO AN AMB1SCADE.
Bad Llndsry, Their Leader, and lOO
Others Taken l'risonera Captain And
erson lieocued After Threatening; Dem
onstrations on the I'art of the troops
A letachtnent from Knoxville Ambus
caded and Furred to Ketreat Three
of Them Killed and Three Wounded,
one I'osaibly I'atally Two Miners
Killed aud One Wounded Two Dead
at 1'ort Antlerson.
Knoxville, Tenn., Aug. 20. X. B.
Humphrey, a newspaper man, reached
Knox vi He yesterday afternoon from Coal
Creek. He was with General Carnes
throughout the movements of yesterday
and tives graphic accounts of the actions
of the main body of the militia. General
Carnes left the traiu at Clifton at 1
o'clock yesterday morning intending to
reach the village by a march, as he feared
train wreckers. After reconnoitering it
was af.ttarent that the track was in a con
dition to permit traffic, despite rumors of
dynamite. The engineer was ordered to
proceed cautiously and toward dawn,
when the clouds were still about the
mountain tops, the engine arrived
within a short distance of the village of
Marched Into Coal Creek.
At 8 o'clock a. m. the troops were formed
inte battle line and a hasty march on the
village began. The soldiers entered with
out a shot being fire'. The Chickasaw
guards, the crack company of Memphis,
was the picket line. General Carnes de
manded the surrender of the village; a
group of men offered no objection, and the
little village was again a lawful commu
nity of the state of Tennessee. Carnes had
previously sent a message lo the commit
tee of miners threatening to fire on the
village if Anderson was not released.
No Parley With Kioters.
He again sent a message demanding the
unconditional surrender of the colonel
and refused to confer with the rioters, al
though an attempt was made to parley.
The first reply of the miners was that they
would accede to all the general's demands,
but that they could do nothing unless they
were given time. They were given the
time. Presently the committee appeared
and said they had concluded not to release
(jettinir t tie Onus in Line.
Orders were given to mount the Gat
ling Sun and bring tlie 6-inch long range
cannon ready for the action. A detail
was sent through the village to arrest all
the men they could handle. The detail
returned with almost 100 men, many of
whom were miners or people closely
related to the miners. These prisoners
were to be held as hostages. This sum
mary action had effect, and at 6 o'clock
p. in. Anderson was delivered to his
Miners Flee to the Hills.
The miners then put out for the moun
tains and the field was clear with the
troops in possession. General Carnes has
Hud Lindsay, the leader of the miners, un
der an est at Coal Creek. He is a deputy
United Estates marshal and a thoroughly
desperate character. He has killed several
meu. It was he who proposed hanging
Captain Anderson Thursday.
A BATTLE IN THE BLUFFS
The Knoxville Detnchmment Abuscad
ed by Miners.
KNoxriiXE,Tenn.,Aug. 20. At 7 o'clock
last night a special train bearing two vol
unteers who were killed in the battle at
Coal Creek yesterday morning, three
men who were wounded, and 125 volun
teers who went to the front Thursday
eight, rolled into the station. Three thou
sand people were gathered about the sta
tion and the excitemeut was higher than
at any time since the trouble began. From
the men on this train the lirst authentic
account of the fighting at Coal Creek
The I'list Men on the Ground.
The volunteers and 100 soldiers of the
Second regiment reached Offutt's, a small
village four miles this side of Coal Creek,
about 11 o'clock Thursday night. After
thoroughly discussing the situation and
conferring by wire with Brigadier-General
Carnes it was decided to go at once to the
relief of Fort Anderson. Major D. A. Car
penter, who soldiered in that vicinfty dur
ing the war and is thoroughly acquainted
with the topography of the country, took
command of the men.
A Very Unpleasant March.
They left Offutt's aboat 2 o'clock and
went across Waldeu's ridge by a circuit
ous route, so as to reach Fort Anderson
from the point farthest removed from the
village of Coal Creek. The night was
dark as pitch, and the loneliness of the
soad was depressing. The sides of Wal
den ridge are very steep and covered with
huge boulders and ledges of sand atone.
Over these obstructions the troops
-- Appearance of False Guides.
Just after they started down the moan
tain on the north Bide toward Fort Ander
son the- men were divided iato three
quads tinder command of Ca.pt. W. I
LedgerwfcWt, Gen D. D. Anderson, and
CoL S. 'L.' Woodford, respectively. Soon
afterward three men, all uniformed and
Result of living Too Trustful of
Ledgerwood's meu were In front, when
at a point within a quarter of a mile of
Fort Anderson firing commenced from be
hind the yreut ledges of sand-stone on a
Bpur of the ridge overlooking the valley
where the men were marching, The stars
and stripes at Fort Anderson were in full
view and the men were feeling relieved at
the nenr approach of fortifications and
were joking with each other when the
bullets began whistling about their ears.
Fire ii Ledgerwood's Itear.
Ledgerwood's men had passed the am
buscade before the firing commenced and
they received a volley of bullets in the
back. By this volley Carty, Walthall,
Givens antl Heiskel were hit. The troops
faced about at once and opened fire on
the ambascaders. As the firing became
general men seemed to rise up from be
hind every stump and stone in sight
They were all well armed and greatly
outnumbered the militia.
On the Ketreat to UfTutt's.
Major Carpenter, seeing that the odds
were greatly against him, ordered all
three companies to retreat, and the long
march over the mountain back
to Offutt's was commenced again.
The dead and wounded of both
sides were left on the field of battle. The
j miners after capturing four of Woolferd's
' men started on the retreat themselves.
-Seeing that Carpenter was going rapidly
in the opposite direction the four soldiers
Casualties of the Troops.
The men reached Offutt's at 10 a. m. and
after notifying Gen. fames that they were
at his service and being informed that he
could manage without them, they went
out among the farmers and got their first
meal for twenty-four hours. A squad
went back to the battlefield and under a
nag of truce gathered up tne neau ana
wounded as follows: Head John T.
Wathall, Knoxville, railway clerk, aged
; 23; Bruce Givens, Knox county, farmer,
' aged 39; militiaman, name unknown, cf
I Second regiment, supposed to be from
Chattanooga. Wounded Thomas L.
! Carty, Knoxville, lawyer, through left
groin,, possibly fatal; Sam G. Heiskel,
Knoxville, lawyer, slightly; John Milton,
Knoxville, laborer, slightly.
Lou of the Miners' Force.
Among the miners the casualties were
only three, two killed and one wounded.
The killed were George Miller, of Coal
Creek, and George Neil, of Oneida. John
Whatson, of Coal Creek, was shot in the
heel, but the wound is slight.
THE UNSPEAKABLE TURK.
lie Is Doing the Double-Face Act With
Washington, Aug. 20. The secretary o
state yesterday received a cable from the
United States charge d'affaires at Con
stantinople informing him that the house
of Dr. Bartlett, an American missionary
at Bon rd our, province of Konia, Asia
Minor, has been burned, and that the lives
of five missionaries are in danger. He le
lievcs that if prompt action is not taken
the missionary cause and lives of the mis
sionaries will be in serious danger in other
Sinuosity of the Moslem.
The building of Dr. B.trtlett's residence
was originally stopped by the local au
thorities. On application beiug made for
permission to complete the same it was
refused unless Bartlett would furnish a
bond or guarantee to neither hold relig
ious worship nor instruct children on the
premises. The withholding of the permit
was claimed to be under orders from Con
stantinople. The legation applied to the
sublime porte for such permission, claim
ing that the trea :y riyhts of Americans
extended not only to the purchase of laud,
but lo the enjoyment of the same.
Fokter'a Prompt Instructions.
The permit was finally granted by the
the sultan, and it appears that after the
receipt of this permit by the lootl authori
ties the house was burned. Secretary Fes
ter promptly cabled the charge to make
urgent demand for effective protection, in
demnity, punishment of the guilty parlies
and reprimand of the authorities if found
remiss. The United States cruisers
Newark and Bennington, now on their
way to Genoa, will be ordered to the
vicinity of the outrage to support the
MORLEY TO BUILD THE BILL.
Be Will Have Charge of the Irish Home
Itule Si heme.
London, Aug. 20. It is supposed that
the Irish question was the principal sub
ject discussed by the new cabinet when it
met yesterday. The understanding is
that John Morley will have charge of the
work of constructing a home rule bill, of
course under Gladstone. He will also
have the specia.1 advice of Chancellor
Bryce, Justin McCarthy and the Hon.
Edward Blake, when that gentleman re
tarns from Canada. The coming two
mouths will be almost wholly devoted to
this work, so far as domestic affairs are
concerned, but it is understood that
British reforms will not be neglected.
Fatally Shot by a Chicago Man.
Cincinnati, Aug. 2a John F. Miller,
coal merchant of Chicago, fatally shot J.
F. Menne, proprietor of the Centennial
hotel yesterday. Five shots were fired
three taking effect, the fatal
wound being just above tha
heart. Miller's wife ran away from
him two years ago taking $3,000 with her,
She came to this city aud lived for some
time with Menne. Something that was
I said about this busiuess led to the shock
ing. Miller was locked up. -
Judge Klotx, radical member of the Ger
man reicustag, died la Berlin, aged 79
LOOKS LIKE CHIME.
Mysterious Insanity Case De
veloped at Chicago.
A BEAUTIFUL AND UNKNOWN GIRL .
Drought to the Acting County Physician
by an Kqnally Unknown Young Man,
Who Tells a Story that Turns Out to be
False The Girl Wildly Mad and Evi
dentlv or Good Family Trobably
Wronged and Abducted Her Descrip
tion. Chicago, Aug. 20. Judge Brown began
the hearing of a case yesterday which
promises to develop some sensational feat
ures. Confined in the Detention hospital
is a young girl. She is a maniac and no
one knows who she is or where she came
from. The circumstances of her confine
ment make it almost certain that some
one has deceived her and has taken this
means to quietly be rid of her. Late
Wednesday night Dr. Holden, w ho is act
ing county physician in the temporary ab
sence of Dr. Noble, was summoned from
his bed by a vigorous ring of the door-bell.
A closed hack stood in front of the door
and from it emerged a young man leading
Who Can Identijy This Girl?
The girl was raving in delirium. She
was handsome, about 21 years old, and 5
feet, 3 inches in height. Her hair was a
dark brown and her eyes, which were par
ticularly large, of a brown shade. She
was neatly dressed in a gray skirt, around
the bottom of which was a black braid.
Her pink and white waist was held to the
skirt by a broad black girdle. Around her
neck was a red tie. jauntily adjusted. The
young man was extremely nervous, and
when the doctor asked him what he could
do for him stammered in reply: "The
girl is my cousin. Her name is Lizzie
Barrett, and her home is at 8126 Vernon
avenue. About four days ago she went
insane and became so violent that I had to
Looks Decidedly Suspicions.
It was a long time liefore the doctor
could get anything more out of the young
man and not until he refused to receive
the girl without further information.
Finally the young man said his name was
George Wood bridge, living at 3126 Ver
non avenue; that his witnesses would be
T. H. Cannon, 179 Washington street, and
H. K. Ballard, 8123 Vernon avenue; that
they would appear yesterday. He then,
evidently relieved ran, to his hack and de
parted. The lies That Young Mun Told.
But the young man seems to have lied
with great glibness. lie and his witnesses
did not appear yesterday, for the probable
reason, as to the witnesses . that they do
not exist. They are not to be found at the
alleged addresses; neither are George
Woodbridge or Lizzie Barrett known at
the address given as their home. Not a
scrap of paper was found on the girl. Her
clothing is unmarked and she is entirely
unable to tell anything, although evi
dently in mortal terror of some one.
Continually Calls for "Charlie.
She hears voices menacing her in the
air, and continually calls the name of
Charlie and begs him to come to her.
Her main delusion is that she was forcibly
taken from her home and drowned in the
lake. "That some one is trying to getVfd
of the girl I am almost certain." said Dr.
Holden. 'She is constantly in mortal
terror, and I am convinced that she has
been violently taken from her home. It
is likely that she was brought here from
some other city. From her bearing and
language, though delirious, it is evident
that she is'"f good family aud aristocratic."
S0MERBY A KILLING WITNESS.
He Makes Some Damaging Admissions
About Iron Hall Affairs.
lNIIANA.roi.ls. Ind.,Aug. 2J. The inves
tigation of the affairs of the Iron Hall was
resumed before Judge Taylor yesterday,
with Supreme Justice Somerby still on the
stand. His admissions were' important.
He stated that when the 1.0,000 was
loaned to the Philadelphia bank it was
presumed by the supreme officers to be the
individual money of Supreme Cashier
Davis, but all kuew that it was Iron Hall
money, and winked at the transaction.
The J?SS,000 that was sent to Secretary
Hayes at Philadelphia to be invested, he
stated, had leen invested in bonds of the
And the Itonds Were Worthless.
Under close questioning and with re
luctance he admitted that the bonds were
absolutely worthless. He further admit
ted that he was compelled to discharge his
son-in-law, McMeacham, supreme adjust
er, in order to gain the consent of Walker
and Davis for the loan of $170,000 for the
bank. The plaintiffs produced docu
mentary evidence to show that $200,000
had been drawn ostensibly as a loan to the
bank and receipted for, but $30,000 of the
amount was never accounted for.
A Disclaimer That Doesn't Disclaim.
NEW Yonii, Aug. 20. With reference to
the statement that the Delaware, Lacka
wanna and Western railroad was in sym
pathy with the striking switchmen, Presi
dent Sloan, of that road, informed a re
porter that t he statement was not true.
No orders were issued from the offiee of
this road not to receive freight from the
roads tied up because of the strike. Sloan
refused to make a statement as to whether
the D.. L. and W. would receive freight
from the roads implicated in the present
trouble at Buffalo.
Quarreling Over the Scale.
Pittsbcku, Aug. 20. About 2,000 rough
ers, members of the Amalgamated asso
ciation, are protesting against a 10 per
cent, reduction demanded by the rollers,
instead of 7 per cent, as arranged by the
Pittsburg conference. The rougbers say
they wi.l strike rather than submit. The
rollers declare they will withdraw unless
their point is carried. A big rupture
among the workmen is possible.
Voorhees on the New Tork Stump.
New York, Aug. 20. The Democrats of
New Kochelle, Westchester county, held
a mass meeting Thursday night. It was
given under the auspices of the New
Kochelle Democratic central club, and
was presided over by J. K. Risler, presi
dent of the club. The speaker of tha
evening was Daniel W. Voorhees. Sena
tor Voorhees is a brother-in-law of Mr.:
A Brutish Greenhouse Man.
Omaha, Aug. 20. Paul Floth, the own
er of a local greenhouse, was bound ovei
to the district court yesterday in the sum
of $2,500 for the crime of rape. He is ao,
cused of assaulting Sadie White, a 34-year-old
flower girL '
THE. VERY LATEST.
Another Strike at Carnegie's.
Pittsbdrg, Aug. 20. Another strike
my take place within a few days. The
Carnegie company is systematically dis.
charging the old men reins-ftted who led
the late strike. They immediately rtjoia
the Amalgamated association and now
favor a strike number two virtually giv
ing op number one.
A Costly Strike.
Harkisbcrg, Penn.. Aug. 20 State
Treasurer Morrison thus far has paid out
1152.000 on account of the service of
troops at Homestead.
Hall Won .
London. Aug. 2 Hall and Pritchanl
fought at Brighton this morning. Hall
winning in four rounds.
The East Railroad Strike.
Buffalo, Avg. 20. The strike situa
tion here is now at a stand still- The
crisis probably will be reached today.
Attorney General O'Conner has refused
to institute proceedings to test the validi
ty of the legislative gerrymander in Wis
consin. The way is now open for attor
neys representing the Republican state
central committee to act in the premises.
Which they will do.
The business portion of the town of
Geneva, Ohio, was destroyed by fire. The
loss is estimated at $175,000
Elbert Scott of Crawfordsville, Ind., a
boy 15 yeears of age, was killed by the cars
at liiverside on the Kankekee.
Mine. Trebelli-Bettiui, the famous opera
singer, is dead.
Kiit-h & Co.'s grain elevator at New
man, Ills., burned, causing a loss of
The Prohibitionists of the Tenth Illinois
district have nominated A. D. Metcalf, of
Knox county, for member of congress.
Orders have beeu issued by the minis
ters of the iuterior, agriculture and med
ical affairs of Germany declaring that in
asmuch as examination proves that Amer
ican hams and sides of bacon coutain
trichina? imports of such provisions must
not be placed upon public sale unless they
have been examined by the Prussian au
thorities. The number of Indians attending the
ghost dance on the Black Bear river, near
Ponca, I. T., is constantly increasing".
Pawnees, Otoes, Osages, Poucasatid lowas
are fully represented, and many Indians
from other tribes are present. So far there
are no hostile demonstrations, and it is
thought there will be none.
Trade statistics for the first seven
months of 1S92 show that France during
that time exported to the Uuited States
goods valued at 14i,733,00i francs aud im
ported goods valued at 4(H,522,0J0 francs.
William Harrison Bradley, of Illinois,
pre sen? consul at Nice, has beeu trans
ferred to Copenhagen in place of II. B.
liyder, under arrest for embvzzlemeu uud
Pariiment has been poroguel until
Thirty persons were drowned owing to
the wrecking of a river steamer at NijM
Thirty-five workmen in Itich's shoe
factory in Milwaukee were ordered out by
the walking delegate because non-union
tannery leather was being used in the
The town of Delta, Fulton county, Ohio,
was almost wiped out by fire. Everything
in four blocks was destroyed, including a
hotel, printing office, seven groceries, two
saloons, two barbershops, three liveries, a
drug store, express ofiice. Masonic hall,
seven dwellings, three office buildiugs, a
bakery, two batcher shops, a bank, cloth
ing store, dry goods store, seven staoles,
hardware store and a photograph gallery.
The loss is estimated at $200,000, partly in
sured. The Heated Term at fans.
PAIiTS, Aug. 20. The severe heat con
tinues. Two cases of insanity and a num
ber of sunstrokes, four of them fatal, are
reported as having occurred Thursday. A
bank clerk became insane owing to the
effects of the heat, and he was removed
from his office a raving maniac. A lady
named Weiss was close to the Seine when
she lost her reason and running to the
river she threw herself in. Some by
standers rescued her.
Kansas fly nnd Knnrn.
On August 20-23 the C, R- I & P.
will sell round trip tickets to Kans' S City,
good to return until Sept. 15 at rate of
one fare for round trip.
F H. Plcmmer, Ticket Agent.
There are some patent med
icines that are more marvel
lous than a dozen doctors'
prescriptions, but they're not
those that profess to cure
Everybody, now and then
feels " run down," " played
out." They've the will, but
no power to generate vitality.
They're not sick enough to
call a doctor, but just too
sick to be well. That's
where the right kind of a
patent medicine comes in,
and does for a dollar what
the doctor wouldn't do for
less than five or ten.
We put in our claim for
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical
We claim it to be an un
equaled remedy to purify
the blood and invigorate the
liver. We claim it to be
lasting in its effects, creating
an appetite, purifying the
blood, and preventing Bilious,
Typhoid and Malarial fevers
if taken in time. The time
to take it is when you first
feel the signs of weariness and
weakness. The time to take
it, on general principles, is
Woodyatt's Music House
No. 1804 Second Avenue.
WOODYATT & WOODYATT.
This firm have the exclusive Bale for this county of tie
Piaros eirjcL Org;eir?
WEBER, STUYVESANT, DECKER BROS., WHEELOCK,
ESTEY, AND CAMP & CO.'S PIANOS,
And the ESTEY, WESTERN COTTAGE and FAR
RAND & VOTEY ORGANS.
VA fell line also of small Musical mtrc bandipe. We 1 . .ve in our employ a first-class Piano Tuner.
Kickapoo Indian Medicine Co.,
They are coming to Rock Island with their Grand
Free Indian Exhibition, Concert and
War Songs, War Dances
Scalp Dance, Buffalo Dances,
The Ghost Dance, and the Greatest of all
the SUN and TORTURE Dances.
Grand Balloon Ascension !
FREE TO ALL. THREE WEEKS,
Wednesday, August 24th,
Gorner Twenty-eighth street and Fifth and-a-half
t PE CTACL.ES
PATENTE D JILY2I 5.Tl885
PROTECT YOUR EYES I
MR- H HIRSCHBERG,
The well-known .p!ician of 629 Olive St.
(N. E. cor. Tin and Olive). St. louis, has
appointed T. n. Thorns-e agent for his
celebrated Diamond Spectacles and Eye
glaeees. and also for his Diamond Non
Changeable spectacles and Eyeglasses.
The glaeres are the greatest invention
ever made in spectacles. K a proper
construction ot trie tens a person pur
chasing a pair of these Non-Chanpeable
Glasses never has to chant e these glasses
from the eyes, and every pair purchased
In guaranteed, so that if they ever leave
the eyer (no matter how or scratched the
Lenses are) they will fnrnl-b the party
with a new pair of classes free of charge.
T. H. THOMAS has a full assortment
and invites all to . satisfy themselves
of the great superiority of theDe Glasses
over anv and all others now in use to cal
and examine tbe same et T.H. I'homas',
druegist and optician, Koc Island.
No Peddlers Snpplied.
HORST VON KOEOKRITZ,
ANALYTIC AND DISPENCING
Will be located on Fifth avenue and Twenty-third street on or before August 1.
THE BEE HIVE
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