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SJLfAND ARGUS FJ FT Y-NINTH YEAR. NO. 107. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1910. TEN PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. COLORED DEPUTIES FIRE ON MOB IN RENEWAL OF RACE RIOTING AT CAIRO Leader Shot and Body Al lowed to Lie Hours in the Snow THE WEATHER ON ADVICE OF DENEEN Snow and warmer tonight and Sat urday. The lowest temperature to night will be about 15 degrees above zero. Temperature at 7 a. ni., 4. Maxi mum in last 24 hours, 9. Minimum in last 12 hours, 2. Velocity of wind at 7 a. m., 4 miles per hour. Precipita tion, none. Relative humidity, at 7 p. m. 85. at 7 a. m. 92. J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster, Living Sacrifice in a Political Feud Present Outbreak Due to Petty: Crimes of Negroes Were After Purse Snatcher. ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. Sun sets 5:3, rises 6:44; moon sets ! 3:57 a. m.; planet Mercury risible low in east before sunrise. -"4. ' 1 ' 4 SHARP QUAKE JARSCRETE Troubled Island Has Ca tastrophe to Add to Misery. IS SOME LOSS OF LIFE f - mam Springfield, 111., Feb. 18. ties Tllf hiiildino- itself nnc tori.- qti'1 I j the mob could not see the sheriff, and I deputies standing guard with shotguns Adjutant General Dickson re- at wlndows on eltnf,r Slde of the ma; i , 1 entranc?. As the crowd rushed toward Ceived a telephone message to-I the steps the sheriff ordered them to I day from Sheriff Nellis Stating j stop or the deputies would fire. The; he apprehended trouble. tonight. ob continued to advance and the ! I guard fired a vollev in the air. Some ! UXCkSOn at once ordered Com- in the mob responded and bullets fell i pany M of Champaign to Cairo. around the sheriff. The adjutant general immed-1 W. A. NORTIICOTT, Former Head Consul of Woodmen, Whoso Nomination as District Attorney President Taft lias Withdrawn to Placate Lorimer. W. A. NORTHCOTT IS WITHDRAWN Accompanied by Heavy Subter ranean Explosion Mosque Is Damaged. Senator Ben Tillman, Who is Believed Near Death ' 5 "K. - IE Canea, Crete. Feb. IS. A severe earthquake was felt throughout Crete at C:38 this morning. It was accom panied by violent subterranean explo sions. In this city a number of build ings were damaged and a minaret of the mosque crashed through the dome. IlotiMf CoIlapaipK. In the village of Varipetrobk. Varip tro, a house collapsed, burying six per sons in the ruins. iately left for Cairo. Troopa Kept Help Away. Cairo, 111., Feb. 18. Company K of this city this morning patrolled the sidewalk in front of the court hor.s- wuere snoruy betore l a. m. Alexander fell back fiaiiiaay, leaaer or a mob in an attack I being in Ilnllldny I'nlls in Snnw. A second volley was fired into the mob and Halliday, who led the attack ers, was felled by charges from at least two shotguns. lie fell over the railing of the court house steps and lay silent in the snow. The others none of the wounded men too serious a condition to : Former Head Consul of Wood ; men Loses District At I torneyship. LORIMER AT BOTTOM OF IT TILLMAN NEAR DEATH; FAMILY HAVE NO HOPE it 7 m t i nautkmti kWnrum i R vy ' ' HI RING UP 11 BODIES AT CHERRY Rescuers Fight Their Way Through Fire and Black Damp. REMAINS MUMMIFIED Found on Second Level, Evi dently Having Been Among First to Die. on me jail. was killed by deputy : leave. At a saloon Dr. Gordon dressed sheriffs, and where four others, two riot members of the mob, were wounded. I.y Thrrr Houm Outaldr. Halliday, son of a former mayor of Cairo, lay for three hours dying beside the court house steps with the tem perature near zero. During that en tire time Sheriff Nellis, acting on or ders received by telephone from Gov ernor Deneen, refused to permit any one to remove the wounded man or to allow a physician to enter the enclo sure. The heriff says he believed the man was deaxl. Militiamen who removed the body at 4 a. m. say it was warm, indicating death had come but a short time before. The dead: Drad and Wdundfd. ALEXANDER HAL.UDAY, aged 3. dairyman. son of former Mayor Thomas Halliday of Cairo, shot in the head and body. The wounded: Secures Action by Taft, Who Tries to !uII k Over Patronage in Illinois. the wounds of the four men. (irtm ;ovcmor- Advice. The sheriff was asked over the tele- phone to permit the removal of the; Washinsrton Fob 1S-jn acrordanr(! man lving in front of the court house. , The sheriff telephoned the governor j with tnG wishes of Senator I.orimer. i asking advice and telling the governor 1 resident 1 att has witndrawn from ! he believed the man was (load. The j the senate the reappointment of Wii- ! ..... .1 11 ! governor advised mm, Aems says. ' ' liam amendments. All that Is left, there fore, to put the two companion direct plurality primary bills up to Gover nor Deneen for his signature and to make them law, is for the senate to concur in the house amendments to the Gibson bill. This will be done, as the amendments are of minor importance. Washington. Feb. IS. Senator Till man's condition is alarming. He is un-1 The Hamilton H. Staymates primary conscious and those close to the fam- election bill, which passed the house ily have lost hope for recovery. : two weeks ago, receiving 100 votes, The senator is gradually growing j and which was amended by the senate, worse and has not been able to speak i the house concurring in the amend since 9 o'clock last night. AVhile it nients yesterday, follows th Oglesby is said there is no immediate danger, : bill of 10OS with the portions of that j the lainuy is aiarmeu ana nas i'ie- uni wnicn tne supreme conn nenarfii i(i nfrpll . HOPE TO SAVE POSTAL BANK t Taft Supporters See Success if the Root Amendment Is Abandoned. EXPECTED TO BE DONE wait unm ine mimia came ana uiKe district attorney p.r Siirinirlield. Ill no chances on a ruse which might re-j xvlth thjs inn ,lu, relations ba salt in a renewal of the attacl. Xellis j tween Senators Oillom and Urn'mer then told everyone to keep away and ! on tho q,ies,ion of Illinois patronage the body remained where it was until alrnost have ,t.;uh..d the stase of open the soldiers removed it this morning. : hostn;tv A. Xorthcott. ;i6 I'nited States grapu.d to Columbia. S. C, for t lie unconstitutional eliminated. There are , family physician to come here at once ; two parts: Tillman is suffering from a clot of ' 1. The main bill, providing sfate blood on the brain, the pressure of j wide primaries and automatic nominar which is producing paralysis. Quiet In Morning;- The situation was quiet this morn ing. A heavy guard of soldiers has been placed around the jail and no'otH4 is allowed to enter the jail yard. Say He Mljsht Have Heeovercd. Coroner McManus began an inves tigation today of the shooting of Hal- Samuel AVeaslnr fnrmr nnliro. liday. Arrests are threatened if ho man, head and shoulder. j finds, as a physician stated. Halliday John Malonev. brother-in-law of Mrs died from loss of blood and exposure. l v aarvi c. ii Mr. Cullom knew nothing of the ; withdrawal of his political lieutenant's j name .until the, let 'er from the presi: L j -i . - l. i . 't-1 . . nAi.:An ! on the part of the White house fol lowed a call which Mr. Irimer made on the president Wednesday and an-1 other yesterday. Vlt'torj- for I.ortmer, The move is regarded as a distinct victory for I.orimer in the prelimin skirmishing for advaiicage in the df- vision of the Illinois spoils of office. WILL SOON LEAVE ! One foeWfelk of 'SHoot- ? tions by direct vt)te on state, congres sional, county and judicial offices, and for the election of party machinery. Tho "little bill," providing for of Leaders Paves War I lor Success of inner .Measures t of Iresilent. Washington, Feb. 1S. Assurances of the passage through the senate of the postal savings bank bill practically Africa. anrc;fSTART HOME ' DOWN NILE Rnse Malonev. whose nurse wn ' Members or l.ompinj snatched hv one of the necro nrisoners ! ambulance and Halliday was taken to slight wound on the cheek. ist- Mary s innrmary. i-nysicians iuer jjls friends are jubilant over tne mci- Horton Crehan shot in the ankle ' said Halliday's wounds were not nec- I dent, which, they declare, substitutes He stopped to see what the trouble essarily mortal and that his fife could I Mr. cullom for Mr. Lorimer on the -a-as j probably have been saved if he had j official anxious seat. Geore-e R Walker Associated Press Deen aKrl "" "-" ,:uul' -ju senator ( uuoin appears to tie some KxI'resident Will Irej(are Ijcctures I)nroute Kermit Dives for Ilody u( a Native. correspondent, wounded in the leg. Eight Deputies srroe. Eight of the 12 deputy sheriffs, whose shots killed Halliday and wounded the others, were negroes i shot. t.rnnil Jury In Prompt. Pratt, who is a paroled con vict was indicted last evening by a This fact was not definitely known ! special grand jury for highway rob- to the crowd which stormed the courr i Der- house, but It as suspected and the supposition helped arouse the racial feeling that spurred on the crowd. The deadly volley which the sheriff's men fired from the windows of the grounds immediately after he was j wh;lt Vorried by the turn of' affairs, i onuokoro. ssunan un me i-p He wiil go to the White house and Nile), Feb. 18. Colonel Roosevelt and attempt to obtain from the president : party ieft on steamer today for the an explanation of his unexpected ac- j fin3, wpek Qf fihooting alonR the river tion. ! , , . i,y f neekoninc .r. ' banks. Arrangements are making for The indications are that the day of the wWjdUp of the expedition. With reckoning between the two Illinois the exception of the river excursion, I. senators has been materially hastened, i the hunting is practically ended. The The reappointment of Mr. Xorthcott ! party will leave here about Feb. 26. will stand withdrawn pending a com-' aIuj fronl (nfn on Roosevelt will de plete setnonvnr of the claims of each voU, iiiHlseif IO the preparation of lec- HOGS STILL KEEP COURSE UPWARD direcnominations on assemblymen, jrp u-gn Prt.sid.9pt Taft i3t-,.teh. The" senatorial committees to fix and at a mnterence ln the whlte hou8e. determine how many nominations ! shall be made in a district, and the , The housP w 83 represented at the con voters to be given opportunity to cum-! t rence by Representative Weeks of ulate their votes. j Massachusetts, chairman of tho com- The bills, if they get safely past the ; mittee on postoffices. The others who governor's pen. will go into force July 1 took part in the conference were Sena .1. XeoS, summer will bring another tors Penrose, chairman of the commit period ot "dog-day politics." as the ' tee 011 postoffices and postroads: Ad priiUjiries for lftlO will not be held un- ' rich. Root. Crane and Carter, the last til Sept. 15. j named being in charge of the savings ! bank measure. It is said that the All three of the representatives from ! president agreed to drop the Root the Thirty-third district. Wheelan. : amendment. Campbell and Abbey, voted for the ! sn.no I'ntii for ntnern. bill Last night's amicable solution of the! j snarl into which thp savings bank bill was forced is interpreted by the ma jority in congress as indicating that practically all of the so-called admin istration measures will be advanced ! by similar methods. . Cherry. 111.. Feb. 18. Eleven bodies of miners were recovered from the mine today. The bodies were almost perfectly mummified. Fighting through the fire and the deadly black damp the rescuers found the 11 bodies ln the second level, 175 feet from the main air shaft. The men instead of reatreating to the remoter parts of the mine, evi dently bad made a desperate effort to escape when the fire broke out and they were among the first to die. Fell They Ui. They were found with their arms stretched forward and face down, having been suffocated as they ran. Their clothing was so badly scorched and features so badly disfigured by falling rock identification was diffi cult. Fire Still Raitea. Fire is still raging in the mine. A tunnel 150 feet long had to be cut around the fire area before the bodies were reached. Four other bodies were seen in the same place and these will soon be brought up. FIVE KILLED IN POWDER FACTORY Explosion Xear Oakland, Cal., Fol ioweanty "Fire Aflifcb Does 930,000 Damage. MENA REPULSES THREE ATTACKS 'court house was fired in answer j scatterings shots from the crowd, and l Maximum Figure of SJ.50 Paid Today after the deputies, obeying the sher-! iff's order, had fired one volley in the i air. I Sheriff FeeU Bullet. One of the bullets from the crowd 1 grazed the sheriff's right hand and the others fell near him. It was after; this, he says, his men fired directly ' Into the crowd. The mob fell back to two nearby saloons and remained there until the saloons were closed : shortly after 3 a. m. on order of Mayor touched Parsons, caused by a message from the governor at Springfield the men were turned out of the saloon it was too cold to remain outside and i another attack on the jail was no: i ventured. At 4 o'clock the militia re- lieved the Xellis deputies. j Xeg-roea la Petty Crimea. The attack on the jail was the out-! growth of public indignation over : petty crimes by negroes, particularly rurse snatching and annoyances women was snatched Wednesday and There Is General Advance Almost as Great. Chicago, Feb. IS. Top prices for live hogs at the stock yards advanced today to $9.474. a gain of 7V2 cents over yesterday, and the fixing of a senator on the offices now vacant or that will become vacant in the next two years. If the division is eminently satis factory to Mr. lorimer. he may be in duced to agree to the reappointment of Xorthrott. As matters stand :.t present Mr. Cullom desires above all things the retention of Xorthcott and also wants the reappointment of Leon Townsend as I'nited States marsn,,, new record since 17". when the figure at Springfield. Mr. Lorimer wants lieu- sin a, ono time tnrfav ' s.i was I tenants of his own placed in both The advance caused : stronger predictions that the $10 hoz hen 1 ti-niilft ennn nune'ir in the m.nrl'pt FLAMES MENACE EDISON, NEBRASKA Edison, Xeb.. Feb. 18. After a des perate battle with flames the firemen these positions. I.orimer Oenlra. Although Mr. Tjorimer hps had two talks with the president this week, he insistently denies he mentioned the Xorthcott appoinment at either one. He told Mr. Taft during the holidays, however that he was opposed to tures which he is to deliver upon his j arrival in Europe. I Kermit In Hero Hole. ' Kermit Roosevelt and .1. Alden Ixir ing distinguished themselves today. A native had fallen into the river near the steamer occupied by Colonel Roose velt and was drowned. Kermit and '.oring learned of the accident, and in an effort to recover the body, both dove into the water, heedless of the dangers from crocodiles and swift cur rents. They escaped harm. I Kiinellotiiirle t'nll. The governor of Mongalla. the Rel gian commandant at La do, and other officials called upon Roosevelt during the forenoon. Will Lecture In mrrli-n. Roosevelt is expected to return , Nicaraguan Insurgent Leader Reports Victory at St. Vincente. REV. J. R. KAY GETS . LIGHTER SENTENCE IN OLD FORTIFICATIONS lie-ports liiliale that Forces Are Still in I'ror.l of the Place. Sprinefield. 111.. Feb. 1 S Rev. James j R. Kaye. former pastor of the First j Presbyterian church of Lincoln, 111., convicted of counterfeiting and sen- 1 J fill til IU I J Mill.l ill I i I " 1HU 11 States penitentiary, and who appealed ;'i itment ' m the ground th- senlrr.ee was ex cessive, today appeared before .Judged Humphreys of the I'nited States court of appeals, and was sentenced to six mouths in tin- Peoria workhouse. Oakland, Cal., Feb. 18. An explo sion In the plant of the Trojan Powder works at San Lorenzo yesterday cost the lives of five men and a property loss of $50,000. Four other employes were seriously. If not fatally, injured, and a dozen more, including Superin tendent Martina, were burned and bruised, narrowly escaping death. Why half a hundred men were not blown to atoms is a mystery. In a magazine in the center of the 25 buildings that made up the plant were stored 75,000 pounds of powder, ready for shipment. Fire followed the ex plosion, and 10 of the buildings were burned, surrounding the magazine with a wall of flame through which rescuers dared not venture. With the exception of Reuben Tharp, chemist at the works, all of the dead were workmen. Chicago, Feb. IS. One girl was kill ed and 21 othr persons were injured yesterday afternoon by an explosion of flashlight powder ln the rear of James H.Smith & Sons' photographers' supply factory at 725 Bast Thirty, ninth street. The explosion was caus ed by the opening of a stove door in a room where some of the powdr aj flying in the air. Minefields, Nicaragua. Feb. I1?. Gen eral Mena telegiaphs from St. Vin cente plantation, beteen Laiuang:i ami Acovapa. that he occupied St. Vicente and held if against three attack of the government forces Tuesday. Fighting began at dawn and con I inii'd five hours. Confirmatory telegram. have been rceeivod from other provi- have finally prevented the total vie- to i struction of this town. Property val- Mrs. Rose Maloney's purse i ued at $125,000 was burned. evening. Furnace Explodes; Two Dead. Omaha. Xeb., Feb. IS. J. Kalike and M. Antone, laborers at a local smelter. She drew a revolver and fired at the negro, but he ran away with the purse. In the purse was a silver dollar to which a postage stamp had become attached. Mrs. Malonev told the po lice of this fact and when the negro. John Pratt, offered such a coin in a drug store yesterday he was arrested. 1 converter last night, Pratt .nnfpcsrrl tntinn. Tra falnnpv ! purse and several days ago that of Mrs. Accord. Implicated Another. He said Lincoln Wilson, a acro. was an accomplice and, 5.'ilscm was also arrested. Reports of the intended lynching reached Sheriff Xellis and ate last night he telephoned Governor Deneen at Springfield. The local militia was ordered under arms once. Meantime the sheriff called on Mayor Parsons for aid from the police. The mayor said he would order men are dead, and Ocar Myers, boss of their respective shares in the patron the gang, dangerously hurt as a result at,e of the explosion of a 40-ton copper : sional officials in the field, one nf whom. Xorthcott but was willing to agre-.here on the 2Jth. He said today it declared his belief Minefields will be to confirmation of Marshal Hitch and : was impossible for him to accept the anle soon to celebrate the occupation District Attorney Trautmann in the numerous kind invitations extended nf Acoyapa Danville district. j him. but that he would endeavor, up- ii,-e rr 01.1 Kort. Mr. Lorimer now is willing to have ; on his return to New York to arrange when Mna occupier! Limanga a few Trautmann and Hitch connrmed at! to speak before the Hamilton club of ; ays ago it was reported the" enemy any time but senator iuiiom may cmeago and also aaaress tne A1,i!had hold up their appointments until waukee Press eiun. uennite nates ; Xorthcott Is disposed of. The only for these occasions cannot be fixed solution of the whole question is pn until he reaches Xew York. It was i agreement between the senators on finally decided he would deliver R0-1 manes lecture at Oxford university ; i NOT TRIED R)R HERESY Denied I'niverMilNts Have Acciiko1 Paiors for lirenkii; I'liurcli Kules. ! Kane's City. Feb. is. -!. M. Atwood. ! secretary ol the , "n i versa! i.-t general convention, in a letter to a local news I paper, denies published reports that ' charges of heresy have been , made .against Rev. .Ia:il Jordan Smith, pastor ; of the Firrt Vniversalist church of 1 tin.- cit. and Rev. G. K. Cunningham. secretary ef the Missouri I 11 i versa! ist .churches. It was recently said Smi'h and Cunningham would be tried for been withdrawn from Acopnyj : heresy because of their speeches -it and was hurrying to intercept Cha-'the convention of the church at IV morro. It is now explained Itio of the troit last fall in which it was sai l enemy upon receipt of the news of; they advocated the union of the I'ni- MAD MULLAH IS ON WARPATH AGAIN Arabian Outlaw Itaids Tcrrltorj-, Kill, ing and Iturning Take I I.000 ( aincN. May 18. NATIONALS AT LAST AGREE TO PLAY 154 GAMES Work of Day in Congress MEMBERS FROM HERE SUPPORT PRIMARY i Washington. Feb. IS. Following Is a ) summary sf the proceedings of the twj houses of congress yesterday, taken i Thirty-third District Gave Measure from the official records: That Passed Ijejfislature Yes terday Three Votes. New York, Feb. 18. The National league maqnates this afternoon a do ot to assist Nellis. but none of the police- j ed a 154-game schedule. The schedule men appeared at the court ho.-?. i previously prepared was not adopted, Sireaif. in iepntie. j but will be the basis for a new sched- The sheriff swore in a dozen depu-'ule. SENA TK Mr. Davis of Arknnsas en p.iftPd In an xeitrrl rlenunrlfition of John D. Roekefellfr yp.sterday ln con nection Willi consideration of a hill SrrantinK ripht of way for an oil and pas line across l;is statr The bill was thn passed. Mr. Davis casting the only vote in the negative. The senate also passed the diplomatic and consular hill 1 ni.mi-vi'il in" 1.1 mill AAA . ... i ..... a committfe to inve'stifjat the cost of ure was followed immediately by an "V-lf. , .. , .. other when the house without a strug- HOl f: The Indian appropriation! . . , A. . . bill and measures of Interest to the i gie went tnrougn ine 101 mainy OI eon Mena's approach, hastened toward IV. I Vincente to ri occupy the fortifications j which they had erected there some time befor". However, Menn was first j to rearh the point of vantage, which j he successfully defended. Mena and j Zeledon. who now have three Maxim? and two Hotchkiss guns, depended al most entirely upon their artillery and j the loss was only three wounded. j I'rol.nhlT Still KlehtlDic. versalist and 1'iMtarian churches. Aden. Arabia. Feb. IS. Moham med Abdullah of Somallland. the "Mad Mullah." Is again on the war path. big force of dervishes has raided the sultanate of the Mljertlns. killing and burning in all directions. The slaughter of the tribesmen was heavy. One whole town was set on fire and 14,000 camels taken by the dervishes. The administration of the sultanate of Mijertins ii intrusted to the gov ernment of Italian Somalilaud. AT SANTIAGO; COOK ADMITS HIS IDENTITY I Santiago. Chile. Feb. IS. Dr. Cook Tvr.rt oHH that thr enomv's today admitted his identity. He vis- tnao i not known, which seems to i "led his old comrade, the Belgian en- r. . , r . q . i indicate the government forces are Springfield. III.. Feb. 18. Forty-six ; Rtm bofore st. Vicente and further repuoiicans ana u aemoerais passea . fihtin mav b(, expected. Matuay Bryan Returns May 1. Lincoln. Neb.. Feb. IS. Authorita tive announcement was made la?t night that William .1. Hryan Is coming home about the first of May. and wllj for a month following his arrival de vote hime;f to Nebraska politics, speaking, it is declared by his politic il intimates, in the interest of county option. the Gibson nomination bill yesterday, j w,th J0ft provisionals is expected to The victory for "directs" on thismeas- j join Mena today. Senator Snrth Improves. Washington. Feb. IS. The condition Di-triet of Columbia were under eon- j currlng in the main direct plurality 1 of Senator Smith of Michigan is im- Drimary bill aid anDroviug the senate 1 Droved todaj-. slderation until adjournment was taken gineer of the "Antarctic expedition. Rysselberghe, and the two were to-' j-ether some hours. The two were j members of the Dclgian Antarctic ex- I position in lS37-fS. and the engineer I recognized Cook when they were fel- low passengers on the steamer from Valdiva. I'ntii now, however. Cook ' had rfused to recognize ui3 former companion. Postmasters Nominated. Washington. Feb. 15. Postmasters nominated today are; William E. Wel don at Iowa Falls. Iowa, and Joslah C. Richardson at Jackson. Miah. Famous Ctallion .Aged 36, Dead. lecatur. 111., Feb. IS Regalia, the famous stallion, sire of many fast trot ters and son of Jay Gould, 2:2'), U dead, aged 36.