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THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1871. toting df gtapli PUBLISHED EVERT AFTERNOON (SUNDAYS EXCEPTED), AT THE EVENING TELEGRAPH BUILDING, No. 103 S. THIRD STREET, riULADELPniA. The Price is three cents per copy double sheet), or eighteen cents per week, payable to the carrier by whom served. The subscription price by mail is Aine Dollars per annum, or One Dollar and Fifty Cents for two months, invariably in advance for'jthe time ordered. THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1S71. tw- The Evbnino Telegraph, from Its orlgtna 1 establishment, baa been in the receipt of telegra phic news from the New Yore Associated Press, which consists of the Tribune, Times, Jlcrald, World, Sun, Journal of Commerce, Evening Pout, Commercial Advertixer, and livening Express. The success which has attended our enterprise Is, In Itself, a sumclent evidence of the freshness, full, ness, and reliability of the Hews which we have leceived from this source. In March, 1S70, we entered Into a special contract by which The Etemno Telegraph has the exchiMve nseof the sews furnished in the afternoon by the Associated Press to Its own members, the Xorth American, In quirer. Ledger, Press, Age, Record, and German Demo crat, of this city, and the leading journals of the East, N orth, West, and South; and hereafter The Tele graph will be the only evenxno paper published in this ity In which the afternoon despatches of the Asso ciated Press will appear. IVThe earliest regular edition of the The Evening Telegraph goes to press at ljtf o'clock, and the subsequent regular editions at t, 8, and 4X W henever there is important news of the com plications in Europe, extra editions will be 'issued after this hour, and before the regular time for the early edition. THE COAL TROUBLES. The wonderful increase daring the last few years in the productive power of the coal mining districts of Pennsylvania, and in the facilities for transporting anthracite coal to market, has exercised an important influence in engendering the troubles which seem to occnr regularly every year. It is hard to realize that twice as much coal was mined in 1870 as in 18G0, the aggregate last year reach ing the enormous quantity of 15,849,89'.) tons. This no doubt exceeded the natural demands of the mar ket; and the root of all the difficulties is to be found in this over-production, and in the desire of miners and opera tors to check the tendency towards ruinously low prices which springs from over-produo-tion. If all the anthracite coal mines now opened were worked to their full capaoity, all the miners kept constantly employed, and if the facilities for transportation possessed by the existing coal-carrying railways were all brought into requisition, the product would immensely exceed the demand. Various circum stances, and more especially the high prioes paid for coal during a period of temporary and partial scarcity during the war, have led the master-spirits of the coal trade to stimu late this over-production; and at the same time the high prices paid during the war for coal led to such an extravagant increase in the wages of the miners that they have never Bince been contented with a fair and reasona ble recompense for their exertions. In their philosophy the whole question is narrowed down to this simple point: If they can en force a suspension of operations, and thus create an artificial scar city, the price of coal will go rap again to the old war prices, and they can once more earn from five to ten dollars per day with comparatively little labor. The great Increase in facilities for mining coal, and in Bending it to market, however, have in creased, the difficulties of enforcing this sus pension policy; and the present dead-lock has only been produced by a resolute and tyrannical combination among the miners favorable to suspension, on the one hand, and by a counter-union as equally de termined, on the other hand, among the coal carrying coal companies. Whatever may be the details of the final settlement of this dis pute, the object aimed at has been already accomplished that is, the over-produotion of the coal districts has been checked and through enhanced prioes of coal the publio will probably be obliged to foot the huge bill run up by months of idleness among thousands of miners and by the inactivity of coal-carrying railway companies. If about one-fourth of the miners abandoned their present pursuit, and a similar reduction were made in the facilities for sending coal to market, all the legitimate wants of the publio could still be promptly supplied, and there would be no neoessity and no plausible pretext for violent and dangerous combinations and complica tions. At the present day the Wyoming region Bends to market nearly half of all the anthra cite coal mined in Pennsylvania, its products exceeding those of the Lehigh and Schuylkill regions combined. The wonderful increase of late years has occurred mainly in this com paratively new Wyoming district, and the coal troubles have been greatly aggravated by the rapid rise of its comparative importance and the relative decrease of the importance of the Schuylkill and Lehigh regions. In nearly all the disturbances a feeling of anta gonism between the rival districts has exerted an important influence, and increased the difficulties of speedy and amicable settle ments. It is reported that a system of arbitration will probably soon be adopted which will furnish the basis for a settlement of the exist ing trouble, and we hope this report will prove well founded; but it is exceedingly doubtful whether a permanent settlement of any kind wul or can be made before a con aiderable reduotion in the number of miners, number of mines in operation, etc., is effected by a mutual understanding between all the foal railway companies ana coal operators. THE TOUNO MEN'S I10ME. A very large number of the young men who re commencing life in this and other great cities are deprived of the influences of home, and are thrust into the great world of busi ness and pleasure just at the time when they most need to be surrounded by those moral and religious restraints .that belong to the home circle, and it is not to be wondered at that the best-intentioned go astray and fall into evil habits simply because there has been no one to give warning or counsel in the time of temptation or danger. The great work that the Young Men's Christian Association has undertaken is to surround the young men who are working their way in the world with such influences as will tend to form their characters and to encourage them in good habits. It extends a cordial welcome to all young men and introduces them into circles of sympathizing friends who will take an interest in their tern peral as well as their spiritual welfare; and by providing pleasant places of resort for leisure moments, it seeks to prevent the haunts of vice from becoming attractive. Many a young man has fallen into bad habits and has become a pest to society, not from any inherent depravity, but simply because circumstances have thrown him among demoralizing associations at a most critical period of his career, when his charac ter is forming, and when he has not sufficient experience in the ways of the world to deoide between good and evil; and there are thou sands who become dissipated or vioious who might bare been easily trained to walk in the paths of virtue if they had at the commence ment of active life been kindly taken by the hand and enoouraged to select their friends and companions from among the cultivated and religious members of society. The Young Men's Christian Association, with its pleasant reading-rooms, its popular lectures, and other appliances, has done and will continue to do a great and important work; but it is obvious that many young men will not be reached in this manner, and that something more is needed. The association, to carry out the objects of its creation in the fullest manner, must follow the young men to their homes, and it must provide many of them with homes where they will be made comfortable and at the same time surrounded by the best influences. The managers of the association have recognized this necessity for a long time, and they have now endeavored to pro vide for it by establishing a Young Men's Home, where, for a moderate rate of board, respectable young men can be pro vided with convemencies and comforts not obtainable in ordinary hotels and boarding houses, and at the same time where they will be brought under good influences that cannot but have a powerful effect in forming their characters and in encouraging them to prac tise religion and morality. For the purposes of this Home the buildiDg of the Union Club, on Twelfth street, below Walnut, has been purchased. It will be necessary to make an addition to this for a dormitory, and in order that this may be done about $30,000 will be required. There ought to be no difficulty whatever about raising this sum, for the en terprise is one that commends itself in the strongest manner to the business men of the community, who are direotly interested in having the young men in their employ brought tinder just such influences as those exerted by the YouDg Men's Christian Asso ciation. This establishment is in tended to be a home in the best sense of the word, and as it will be conducted in an entirely unseo tarian spirit, it is entitled to the support of persons of all shades of religious opinion, as well as of those who have no religious opinions, but who are able nevertheless to re cognize the moral value of the influences which will be brought to bear upon the young men who will reside in the home. The esta blishment of a Young Men's Home is a practi cal matter that requires no argument to de monstrate its value, and we sinoerely hope that the comparatively small amount needed to make the scheme an entire suocess will be forthcoming without delay. Yesterday a bill to incorporate a company to construct a tunnel or tunnels under the streets of Philadelphia and Camden was re ported favorably by committee to the nouse of Representatives. We presume that this is Mr. W. F. Smith's great pneumatio scheme in a new shape, end we request the Philadelphia members who really have the interests of the city at heart to pay some atten tion to it and prevent it from becoming a law, in case it has any resemblance to the great boring bill that has been so frequently de nounced by the press of Philadelphia. We are unable to imagine any legitimate ends, which a majority of the citizens of Philadel phia will approve, to be accomplished by the construction of tunnels of any description whatever under the streets; and while un willing to oppose any enterprise of real value, we have, without being informed with regard to the details of the bill reported yes terday, no hesitation whatever in protesting against its passage. Mr. W. F. Smith and his friends will never be permitted to dig up the streets of Philadelphia after the fashion proposed in his great pneumatio scheme; and it will save trouble to all parties if the Legislature refuses to countenance anything of the kind. It seems to be generally understood that a loan ef $500,000 to construct a new pave ment on Broad street will be authorized; and, in that event, the citizens of Philadelphia should rigidly insist upon a wise expenditure of this money. The pavement should be laid down in the best manner that can be devised, and the whole subject of modern pavements should be fully investigated by competent authorities before a contract is given out It will not do to waste this money in a foolish and extravagant experiment. The whole city ought to be repaved; and if this gigantic un dertaking is to be commenced on Broad street, the appropriation for that famed locality should be expended in an especially judicious and effective manner. T1IK PORTE. Oood KiTrrt oftlir Rrnulta of the Confer cure The Sltuattou aud Froupcrts. Constantinople March 18) Cor. London Kcfio. The result of the deliberations of the con ference has been received with a general feel ing of relief; for although the main point at issue was known to have been virtually settled some weeks aero, still apprehensions existed that some contingent question might crop up, tiat come difficulty as to the details of the treaty might arise, vtblch, if It did not actually lead to war, would maintain yet longer the state of dis quiet in which wars and rumors of wars have beld tbis country for eight months past, to the great detriment of its commerce and financos. Turkey does not, it is true, reap any very sub stantial benefit from the treaty, yet the future dangers to which it exposes her are remote and less vital than the peril of present war would have been with an empty exchequer and allies only half-bearted in her cau?e. But the incident, which the treaty culminates, has not been with out moral advantage to this country and Gov ernment; it has thoroughly justified the outlay of an Iron-clad fleet, for which the Porte has often been severely criticized in financial cir cles at home; and it has also shown that the Turks know how to make the best of their posi tion; that tbey possess political wisdom and foresight, and can play the only card in their hands, which in this case was their naval strength, to the best possible advantage. This ability on their part bas staved off war when Western Europe was craving for peace, and England should not be backward In recognizing, by increased consideration and confidence, the statesmanlike qualities which have preserved peace without any sacrifice of national dignity. KArOLEON. The Bonapartist Programme, The London Obnerver of the 2Gth ult. says: The following statement of the programme adopted by Napoleon has been communicated to us: The arrival of the Emperor Napoleon in Eng land bas given rise to a variety of rumors which have no authoritv whatever. Napoleon III may not be so solemnly reticent as he bas been re- I i resented to be, but certainly he will not explain lis views and intentions to every enterprising person who, per fas out nefas, gets into CamdeA House. It bas been asserted that the health of the Emperor is very bad indeed; but we are informed that, on the contrary, there is a marked improvement in his health. The story of the National Guards of Paris being bribed by Bonapartist gold is sufficiently refuted by the facts that Bonapartist gold is very scarce, and that the Belleville men and their adherents are and have been in urgent need of money. The ex-Emperor will not sanction intrigues on his behalf. Whenever he deems it necessary he will address the nation openty, as he did on the eve of the elections and after the anti-Imperial vote in the Assembly. Napoleon HI, it is stated, will not depart from the passive attitude he has maintainnd since his departure from France. NOTICES. Children's Fancy 8triikd Suits. oniLDREN's Fancy Striped Suits. Children's Fancy Stkipsd suits. Boys' School Burrs. hoys' School Suits. Boys' School suits, youths new Style chesterfields. Yuths' New Style Chesterfields. Youths' New Style Chesterfields. Youths' Striped Cassimerb Derbys and Suits. Youths' Striped Cassimehe derbys and Suits. Youths' Stiped Cassimerb Derbys and Surra. Perfect Neatness in Gents' Spkinu Suits. Perfect Neatness in gents' Spring Suits. Perfect Neatness in Gents' Spring burrs. Beautiful Spring Overcoats. Beautiful Spring Overcoats. Beautiful string Overcoats. An Examination of our Stock will Prove that we have TnK Largest, the Most Complete, and tub iiandsomest as well as thb cheapest Assortment of Gents' and Boys' Clothing in the City. Wanamaeer & BROWN, Oak Hall, The Largest Clothing Housb in America, S. E. Corner Sixth and Mareet Streets. OROCERIES, ETC. MAPLE HONEY, Received Direct from Vermont. E. BRADFORD CLARKE, (SUCCESSOR TO SIMON COLTON & CLARKE,) S. W. Corner BROAD and WALNUT, 1 81 tuthstMp PHILADELPHIA. PIANOS. fiSteinway & Sons' Grand Square and Upright Ptanoi. Special attention is called to their Patent Upright IManos. JH Altl.Kt II I, AMI US. WAREROOMS, , No. 1006 CHESNUT STREET, 418tfrp PHILADELPHIA. S C II O M A C K E R Si CO., Nl CIIAXD SO.VAIIE AND UPRIGHT PIANOS. Tiiey possess the Highest improvements of any in struments maae, aud are unrivalled lor tone and UlUBUUlk.T. . , Also, tole Agents for the celebrated Bl'ItDETT OllttAN. SC1IOM ACKER &, CO., 4 13 tm4p No. 1103 CUES NOT Street. PIANOS AttDQRGANS. j- PIANOS, HAINES BROS', AND MASON AND HAMLIN'S CABIVET ORGANS. GOULD it FISCHtilt, No. 923 OHKSNUT Street, jr. s. oould. No. 1018 ARCH bireet. wm. a. riMCHEX. i it t!4p Grand,Eqnare and Upright fianos. GREAT REDUCTION. FIXED PRICES. DUTTOK'S PIANO BOOMS, I28lm4p Nob. 1126 and 1H3 CHESNUT St. TJARLOWS INDIGO BLUE IS THE CHEAPEST Xj and best article in me uiarKei iur It does not couulu auy acid. It will not Injure the llnettt fabric. It Is put up at Wl ITBERCIKR'M DKl'D NTIIKR, No. 233 N. SKCOND Street, PUIiadelntiia. And for sale by most of the Grocers and DruKirmts. The peuuiue has both HAKLOWs and wll.T I!KI; Hit'tt name on the label ; all others are COUN- TUtFEIl. BAKI.OWH"BMTBl I will color mora water tn&u lour limes the um J weight of indigo. I i tutUuim E23 No. 904 CHESTNUT STREET. FRESH CHINA MATTINGS. WHITE RED CHECK, AftD FANCY STYLES. 50 PIECES FRENCH AXMINSTER, $3 25 PER YARD. CLOTH IN Q APRIL! f alt, "1 APRIL! MAY! i into 5- MAY! I ONE JUNE! I J JUNE! i?"The sudden and wonderful arrival of warm wea'her nat.irally leads people to examine their wardrobes, and see If they are provided with thin Clothing. SEE! Great Brown Hall Is well stored from pit to dome with ail varieties of One rai ment, of every desirable degree of thinness and thickness, suitable for the early dew of the Spring morn ing I Suitable for the lively heat of the April noonday I (Suit able lor thecDlihug damps of even ing! Choice selections of every Idea in Heady-made Clothing await you, gentlemen, at QRKaT BKoWN HALL. Endless variety of American and imported Fine Woollen Goods in our Custom Depart ment. OUR PRICES ARB SO LOW THAT NOBODY IN TOWN CAN UNDERSELL US. Come and examine for yourselves. ROCKHILL & WILSON, Git EAT BROWK 1IALL, 603 and 605 CHE3NUT STREET. fifiBtLriiGMercstf iNDEH THE J 'PHILADELPHIA! PA TAILORS. Fancy Coatings, Exquisite Shades and Designs in French and English Pantaloon Cassimeres. Diagonal Coatings In great variety of Pattern and Color. Plain Cloths Of beautiful finish and hue. Ducks. Marseilles. Ducks, Fancy Linens. WESTON & BROTHER, TAILORS, S. W. Corner NINTH and ARCH Sts PHILADELPHIA. A fall assortment now In store OF THE CHOIOEBT NOVELTIES OF THE SEASON FOR GENTLEMEN'S WEAK. 1 A SUPERIOR GARMENT AT A REASONABLE PRICE. .,. t 8 8mrp WATCHES. XSstablislied iu 1854. f WATCH EG. EVERGOING ', STEM-WINDERS, ! KEY-WINDERS, QUARTER SECONDS, MINUTE REPEATERS, ETC. ETC. ETC. C. & A. PEaUIGNOT, No. 608 CHESNXJT STREET, 3 SO thstut 1 PHILADELPHIA. WINDOW BLlfMDS, ETO. WINDOW EILINDS. i Lace Curtains, CtUrtain Cornicei, HOLLAND SHADES, PAINTED SHADES of tie latest tints. BLINDS painted and trimmed. STORE 6H&DES made and leVtered. picture Cord, Tassels, Etc, Repairing promptly attended to. "V D. J. WILLIAMS. Jr.. No. 16 NORTII SIXTH STREET, 8 T tntheSin PH 1 L ADELPHI A 'H I L ADELPHI A CLASS. WINDOW A large stock of very superior WINDOW GLASS, comprising AMERICAN .Nl) FRENCI . Single, Extra, and Double Thick ENO JSH CRYS TAL SHEECT. FRENCH PLATE AND MIRRORS, SKYLIGHT AND FLUTED QLASd. For sJle by iiij. ii. siioiiUAEki:u, 1 NO 5 W. 809. SU N. FOURTH Bt. Fj)UI JEWELRY AND SILVERWARE. A N OTHER ARRIVAL FROM NAPLES. Just received, a fresh Invoice of Pink Coral Jewelry. Also, Just opened, Now Styles in Yellow Gold Jewelry. J. E. CALDWELL & CO.. JEWELLERS, No. 902 CHE8MUT Street, 8 13 stuthg PHILADELPHIA. ART GALLERY. ltstnbliisliecl in 1703. Art Galleries and Warcrooms, No. 9IO CHESNUT Street. Oil Paintings, Itlirrors. Tables, Frames, Cornices, Etc. All Cbromoa reduced 80 per cent, on former prices. ' 4 1 Btuth 6mrp INSURANCE. STATEMENT 07 TBI COIMITilTION OF THB Andes Insurance Co. OF CINCINNATI, JANUARY 1, 1871. CAPITAL STOCK PAID IN CASH - - $1,000,000 ASSRTS. Cash in hand of Agents, la course of Transmission SIOLBM-QT cash in city Banns lBO.ioo 10 Catth on Hand 7tM'68 Loans secured by Bond and Mortgage, being First Lien In Real Estate 14,081-M United States Bonds, par 1 182,1 00 194,974-83 Alabama State bonds, par $10,000 ,7M'U0 Ohio city and county uoucis, par I'JO.ugi . . w,uiaw Loaned on collateral security 6,660-00 Accrued Interest, not due 8,017-69 Bills Receivable 11,659-73 umce furniture, ana fixtures ana bud- plles 7.598-13 Amount dne from Insurance Co.'s 858-60 Premiums uncollected at House Oillce. . . 637 -14 Total Assets tl,803,420-6S LIABILITIES. Losses reported and being settled 824,796-86 Amount due to Insurance Co.'s l&o-oo Liabilities 822,876-86 INCOME. Cash premiums premiums received 1243,992 -83 Premiums not paid in cash 81,602-17 Interest received on investments 82,677-10 Total Income 8299,331 0 J. D. BENNETT, PRESIDENT. DUY & WOODS, AGENTS, No. 300 WALNUT Street, It PHILADELPHIA. FINANCIAL. JJAVING BEEN APPOINTED AGENTS FOR THE SALE AND EXCHANGE OF THB h'EW UNITED STATES L0A, We would tender our services to Investors or hold, era of old loans desiring to make exchange. DliEXEL & CO., Ho. 24 BOUTH THIRD BTREET, PHILADELPHIA. SEWINQ MACHINES. U B WHEELER & WILSON For Bal$ on Easy Term: NO. 914 Oil ESN UT 8TKEKT. I BW PHILADELPHIA DRY GOODS. 1871 SINCE 1853. SILKS, SHAWLS, LINENS, CASSIMERES, ETC. ETO., . m mrrnnvT TTT'r OLD-ESTABLISHED CORNER. A LARGE BTOCK, A FINE ASSORTMENT, VERY MODERATE PRIOES. To enumerate the varied and extensive stock of such a House as ours In a readable newspaper ad vertisement would be Impassible, but to all readers or I nn Tkleoraph we extend a cordial Invitation to look through and examine, and we shall feel gratified and obliged. Beapectfully and fraternally submitted, JOSEPH H. TH0RSXET, NORTHEAST CORNER OF EIGHTH and SPRING GARDEN 8U., 1 8 thstnl PHILADELPHIA. rJfgY CHESNUT STREET. ALEXANDER RICKEY, Importer, Jobber, and Re- taller of Dry Goods, DEPOT FOR THE SALE OF CHOICE FABRICS IN DRY GOODS, AT POPULAR PRICES, STOCK DAILY REPLENISHED Wuh the CHEAPEST and CHOICEST OFFERINGS of this and other markets. ALOXANDER RICKEY, 8 SI tnthstf No. 72T CHESNUT Btreet. DIAMOND-MESH HERNANIES. We have received an Invoice of these Desirable Goods, for which there was so great a demand last season. PERKIFJB & CO., No. D South NINTH Street, 8 S9 tuthsSmrp PHILADELPHIA. , N. B. Every variety of HERNANI In stock. SILKS, SHAWLS AND DRESS GOODS ononan riu:Eit, No. 910 CHESNUT BTREET, Invites attention to his stock of SILKS OF ALL KINDS, INDIA AND OTHER SHAWLS. Novelties In Dress aud Fancy Goods, INDIA, PONGEE,' AND CANTON CRAPE IN SHAWLS AND DRESS GOODS. 413 8mrp QUR ENTIRE NEW STOCK, COM PRISING ALL THE NOVELTIES IN Spring and Summer NOW FULL. ELY, HUNSBERGER & ELY. No. 1126, CHESNUT STREET, 41Uuths3m PHILADELPHIA. CURTAINS AND SHADES. WALRAVEN, MAOONIC HALL, No. 719 CHESNUT St., Offers some new designs for CURTAINS AND LAMBREQUINS, FRENCH CRETONNES, STRIPED TERBT, and COTBLINE8. Also, GIMPS AND TRIMMINGS of entirely new patterns. An assortment of LACE CURTAINS of especial elegance and cheapness, some as low as 1 100 a window. BHOCHB TAPESTRY PIANO AND TABLE COVEKS are offered greatly below Intrinsic values, with a large assortment of BMBROIDKRED CLOTH PINOAND TABLE COVERS. 8 16 thstn3mrp HARDWARE. ETpT CUMBERLAND NAILO S4'C5 Per Keg. These Nails are knows to be the best In the market All IValls), no waste, and cost no more titan other brands, Each keg warranted to contain 100 pounds of Nails. Also, a large assortment of fine Hinges, Locks, and Euuba. Salld lirouae, suitable for nrst-claas build ings, at the great CleapforCafch Hardware Store OF J, II. ffllAPINOIV, 1 14 tuths; No. 1008 MARKET Street..