KNOXVILLE AND EXPLOSIVES.

KNOXVILLE AND EXPLOSIVES.

The city council of Knoxville, Tenn., has passed an ordinance regulating the storage and sale of dynamite, powder and other explosives within the city limits: Fifty cents is to be charged for each annual license. A line of not less than $10 nor more than $50 per day for each day the law lias been violated is provided. No person or firm shall be permitted to store more than fifty pounds of gunpowder, twentyfive pounds of giant powder and twenty-five pounds of dynamite at any one time. It will be permissible, however, to keep not more than ten pounds of gunpowder in tin canisters within a store or wareroom, but the remainder of the foregoing amount of gunpowder and all of the giant powder and dynamite must be stored and kept in a metal magazine, which shall be labeled on all sides in large white letters and shall be located outside of the building. securely fenced in and protected from danger by runaway teams, falling timbers or walls. Nitroglycerine must be kept in iron cylinders securely capped containing not more than twenty-five pounds, and be stored in the same manner as dynamite. Persons selling these explosives must display a sign stating the fact. The chief of police is required once in every thirty days to inspect such premises and to submit a written report to the board of public works.

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