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BULLETIN. Exclusive Franchise :-oiihb- : Associated Press Official Newspaper " -Of TBK- : City of Cairo : VOL XXXVU. NO. 290; CAIRO ILU FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 6, 1905. ESTABLISHED IN Ul IS F L JEROME TO TAKE UP THE SCANDAL Bf DIRECTORS BRITAIN TREATY $6010 SHORT VIOLENT DEATHS ABOUT BATE BILL RAMSEY HITCK IN CUBA P R MEET m REARS mm ROOM IN TROUBLE Removed from Presidency of the Wabash Road Yesterday Strong Opposition to Ratification Appears in Havana PROTEST WAS IN VAIN RAILROAD MAGNATE WHO HAS BEEN FIGHTING GOULD FOR CONTROL SAYS ACTION IS ILLEGAL. New York, Oct.' 5. Joseph Ramsey, Jr., was today removed from the presl dency of the Wabash railroad at a special meeting of the board of direc tors. . F. A. Delano was elected as his suc cessor. Eight directors, Including Bamsey were present. ' Ramsey has been engaged In a con test with Gould for the control or tho road. Ramsey, after the meeting, said his removal was entirely illegal, for the reason the meeting had not been properly called. He made a protest before the board saying the by-laws required five, days notice for a special meeting of the board, and that notices for this meeting were mailed only Wednesday night. His potest was over-ruled, however, President Delano took charge of his office at once. "Ramsey and I always have been friends, hitherto. In railroad business," said he, "and I do not want to come Into this controversy In any way." , "As to Hamsey's charge about ille ' gallty of the meeting, I can say notJi lng. I am not a lawyer, but there were several good lawyers on the board at the meeting and I presume they would not attempt anything 11 legal. It was the general understand ing that this was an adjourned meet ing-" , , LIKE A GOAT Convict Butted the Guard in the Ab domen and Killed Him. FAVORABLE TO EHGIAND N NEARLY ALL RESPECTS SOME WANT TREATY SIGNED JUST TO SHOW CUBA'S INDEPENDENCE, Peoria School Superintendent and Banker Juggled Accoifnts BIG SENSATION CAUSED BY HIS ARREST FOLLOWING IN DICTMENT, AS RESULT OF ' INVESTIGATION INTO HIS AFFAIRS ..Lansing, Kas Oct. 5. W. B. Cun ningham, a convict serving 10 years in the State Penitentiary, escaped late yesterday evening. He Is an expert draughtsman, and was making the drawing of a building outside the prls on walls under guard of Officer Owens The convict made nn unexpected at tack on Owens by butting him In the abdomen with his heart. Owens died this morning. Cunningham was captured late la: t night. He was armed and well sup plied with money. His wife has been working as a domestic in Lansing. Cunningham was sent to the peni tentiary from Topeka a year ago for stealing an automobile. His wife as sisted htm, and the two fled in the touring car to St. Louis, where they boarded a train for Lima, Ohio, the home of the woman's parents. The pair were captured in Lima and brought back. The woman got off with a jail sentence. Havana, Oct. 5. Owing to the devel opment of strong opposition to the ten-year treaty of commerce and navl gallon between Cuba and Great Brit ain, the ratification of which Is pend ing In the senate, the senate commit tee on foreign relations today author- zed the publication tomorrow after- mou of the text of the treaty in order that its provisions may be understood y the public. The Asociated Press tonight secured an authentic copy of the treaty, ex amination of which reveals various reasons for the strong opposition to It, interposed by the United States, one the principal of these being the fact that throughout the document, Great Britain receives the most favor ed national treatment In every respect except in the matter of import duties. The latter, owing to the reciprocity treaty between the United States and Cuba, is expressly excepted, but Great Britain, by terms of the treaty, is to be Included in any favors other than tariff provisions which Cuba might hereafter concede to the United States. The clause pehmittlng of British warships as well as British merchant men to refit and provision in' Cuban ports in the event of accident or stress of weather includes re-suDDlylne of vessels with war munitions. secretary ot state orarrell was asked by the Associated Press to ex plain the latter provision and he re plied it would, apply only In time of peace, since the International law w-culd not permit refitting and supply ing vessels-in neutral ports., notwlth standing the existence of treaties. He added that precisely similar conditions were written in the treaties between the United States, Spain, Russia and Belgium. Some senatonsi are strongly in favor of ratifying the treaty as ameans of showing the Cuban independence of United States, but it Is believed that strong opposition of President Roose velt, combined with that of the Span ish commercial element will prevent the ratification. FORFEITURE OF LICENSE OF CAP TAIN PUTS STOP TO LAKE MICHIGAN GAMBLING. GOV ERNMENT TAKES ACTION. Teoria, III., Oct. 5. Professor New ton C. Dougherty, superintendent of the city schools of Peoria for more than twenty . years, president of the Peoria National bank and capitalist, was tolay arrested on indictments charging forgery and embezlement. The arrest followed the Investlga- ion by the grand jury, of charges brought, against Dougherty that ac counts of school funds which .were de posited in the bank of which he was president, were being manipulated. Investigation resulted in the discov ery of a shortage of at least $60,000. The investigation covered only a per iod from Jaunary 1903. The grand jury will now, It is stated, investigate the entire record of Dough- Chicago, Oct. a. Gambl'ng on Lake Michigan has been stopped tem porarily by forfeiture of the stillng license of Capt. Jones, of the "floating pool room," "City of Traverse." Jones was also find $5'K) for vio lating the government marine law which he imediauly paid. The trouble arose today when the federal official.- discovered the boat had been transferred from Jones to Hairy Perry, of the gambl'ng combi nation. No record of the transfer was made as the law provides. If the old licenses enrollment papers of ihe boat are not produced by ten o'clock tomor row morning, It was announced to night tnat, the government revenue cutter will be sent aftsr them and the boat not be allowed to leave the port without a new license and enrollment papers. : ' At the customs office tonight it was said that a new license will not be Is sued until consenting opinion from government attorneys has been re- ce'ved, the government officials main talning that the owners of the vessel Evanstoni Physician Found Un- Long Conference at W hite House conscious and His Ward Dead With Representative Tow nsend HUNT FOR BURGLARS EXPLAINS THE PURPOSE Of the Life insurance Companies to a Special Grand Jury' ended in strange tragedy domestic troubles lead to shooting two die in Fire OF THE MEASURE.-SAY3 IT ONLY GIVES THE COMMISSION POWER TO ADJUST RATES NOT TO FIX THEM. SHOCKING REVELATIONS Chicago, Oct. 5. Dr. Oliver B. Hart. a physician redding In the suburb of Evanston, is unconscious, and his ward, Irene Kllockow, ten years of ae, dead as a result of a mysterious case of poisoning which took place In the home of Dr. Hart when no person was present save himself and the young girl. . ' Mrs. Hart and two sisters of tho Klockow girl came to Chicago during the day and on their return' found the nouse tocKcu. . w nen tne door was finally forced, (tie Klockow girl was found unconscious in one of the bed rooms while Hart, lay in a room ad joining. The girl died in a few mln utcs without regaining consciousness, and Hart was unconscious through out the night. His recovery Is doubt OF THE EQUITABLE OUTDONE IN RECENT INVESTIGATIONS. , McCURDY REAPED . RICH HARVEST,' , ( ; BREATHITT MAN Ftned in Denver for Twirling Six 8hooter and Defying Police. Denver, Colo., Oct. 5. "I am In he habit of making the pol'cemen walk tip the middle of the street in tho towns where I stop," aid T. T. S. Peck last night in a saloon In the redllght. district. Peck, as ho talked, twirled a long fix-shooter around the finger of one hand. "When I'm through with them," he added, "there will be some new , i-prlnting records for Denver police men. With this gun, I can put day I'ght almost anywhere. I'm from Breathitt county, Kentucky, where they are all bad men." . He was arrested after a hard light. "Wo don't ' recognise the brother hood here in Denver. A line of 110 for carrying concealed weapons and $.i for disturbing the peace," said Police Judge Staploton this morning In sentencing the man. ' ... HOT GUILTY TO BE PACKERS PLEA MEN CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY , TO MONOPOLIZE MEAT INDUS TRY TO FIGHT INDICTMENTS IN THE COURTS. Chicago, Oct. 5. Packers, whose re cent attempt to abate the indictment against ihem, charging conspiracy to monopolize the meat industry of the country ended In failure, will on Mon day next enter pleas of not guilty be fore Judge Humphrey. To all other courts in the Indictment against them demurrers will be Bled tomorrow morning. Demurrers are general and charge ambiguity, vague ness and uncertainty against seven of the counts an,i charge that in two re malnlng u counts double charges are contained. ; Attemeys for the packers tonight announced that the men Indicted are willing to stand trial on ihelr pleas of not guilty of conspiracy to monopolize meat 'industry and of not guilty of acts In restraint of trade and "com merce. 1 ' FEVER SPREADS AT NATCHEZ Natchez, Miss., Oct. 5. Six new rases of fever were reported this evening. WENT ASHORE IN FOG. Eureka. Cal., Oct. .1, The steamer St. Paul, bound from San Francisco to Portland, Oregon, went, ashore today at Punta Gorda. during a fog. She had seventy-five passengers on board, all of whom were safely Innded on tho beach. The vessel will probably be n total wrack. TUBERCULOSIS DELEGATES Farls, Oct. 5. Delegates to the In ternational Tuberculosis Congress upent tolay visiting aanatarlums In Various districts. Prof. Behring, dirt roverer of the anll-dlphtherla Return, nan decldod lo make a HtatemenfeUo the congress Sunday, relative to Tils reported discovery of th cure for tuberculosis. FUNERAL '.' Interrupted by a Mourner, Who came Crazy In Church. Be Vincennes, lnd., Oct. 5. During the funeral -services over the body of Mrs. Mary Ann Hamm this' after noon In St. John's Herman Catholic church, Ambrose Relnbolr.lt, a mourner, be came suddenly insane and, rushing to the altar, demanded that he be al lowed to read the mass and conduct the services, He was finally quieted and left the church only to appear at the cemetery where he loudly prayed and sang until taken charge of by re latives who will have him examined by a lunacy commission. Relnholrlt'tt conduct created a sen nation In the church. Contributors Honored. "We announce the decease of, the new magazine," saya an editor "also our inability to pay It contributor!; but, In recognition of their services, we have made honorary pall bearers ef all ot them, and will give a funeral dinner, at which we hope to see them II." Atlanta Cou.tltutiou. i ; ; . " ' Washington, Oct. 5. Railroad rate leglslat'on was the topic of a long conferenc3 today between the presi dent and Retpresientaiive Townsend, of Michigan, onej of. the authors of the famous Esch-Townsend bill which war parsed ia.t winter by the hou'.e. At th conclusion of conference. Townsend said it was purpose to have his bill In readiness for introduction In tho IJnise as soon as congress con vened. He feeli-i certain that the president will approve it, "after mak ing it perfectly clear that the provi sions of the measure apply to private cars, refrigerator cars and terminal i charges" -said Townsend. "It w 11 be my purpose, through tha measure, to confer upon the Interstate commerce commission how to make its findings In any particular case, effective with in a rea.tonable tlma after they are announced. "Efforts have been made to create the impression that the purpose of the advocates of this legislation hi to giv; the interstate commission authority to tlx all rates of a railroad. This Is not true. It. is intended only that tha commission, if complaint shall be made to it, that any particular rate la unjust, shall have the power, aftcr oue investigation, to suosmute a reasonable '"ate in case the complaint shall have been shown well founded. Townsond is very confident that the bill w.ll pass the senats as well as the house. La Crosse and tried to Induce his wile to return to him. A quarrel resulted dur.ng which Cedarburg did the shoot lug. BURNED TO DEATH. Watertown. S. ' IX. Oct. ' 5. Mrs. Mary P. Hanson, widow, and her son, Matthew, were burned to death, today at their home. The origin of the Arc is unknown. Before the fire depart tnent arrived the house was totally destroyed. TEAM ON STRIKE I 11 LEADERS IN ATHLETICS EX PELLED FOR HAZING FRESH MAN CAUSES ELEVEN TO STRIKE AT AN IOWA COLLEGE. Farmer Sam The frost is on that, pumpkin good and plenty! erty as superintendent of schoolu, anil It is believed a much greater shortage will be found. The professor was arrested and gave ball of $12,70(1. Dougherty has resigned the presi dency of tho bank and as superintend ent of schools. His arrest created a sensation. He has been reputed a wealthy man, owning much real es tate, Including considerable western lanr.1, and Is Interested In a number of commercial and financial Institutions besides the Peoria National bank. Wins a BASE BALL PLAYER. Petty Hickman Girl For Wife. Hickman, Ky..., Oct. 4. Yestenlay afternoon Miss Kate Walker, of West Hickman, and Iigan Duiglud, of Pa ducah, stole a march on tho old folk.t and were married at Union City. Tenn. Miss Walker is tho daughter of Green Walker, of the West Knd, while Mr, ptugittd came here from I'adiieah to pitch for the Hickman base ball team, will have to show the government wherein it is compelled to grant it, In view of the business to be conducted on th! vessel. BY i ;- MISTAKE He Took Poison and, Running to the River, Drowned Himself. Toledo, Ohio, Oct. 8. Joseph (lam---leln, of Maumee, committed sulcldo this morning as the result of taking dose of muriatic acid Instead of cas tor oil by mistake. After he swal lowed the acid, which caused Intense suffering, he ran to the river and drowned himself. He was employed at the Maumee pumping station. ful. Both physician and the girl had evidently taken morphine pills. Tiny Elephant It Dined. "Jumbo Junior," a tiny elephant that Is now the pet of London, was "dl f d" by "nome fair Americans" ot a restaurant, and afterward "enter tained the company with favorite airs on the mouth organ." Collision Logic. It has been suggested that the ex cellent showing made by sled cars In collision Is due to the fact that the wooden cars Jn the train with them acted nn cushions and listened the force of stock. ' HUNGRY CHILDREN Wanted Supper, So She Concluded To v Leav the Prison. ' Kvansville, lnd Oct. 5. Mrs. Jen nie KtMnger xras fined today for pro- Voke l" a Justice's court, and went tn Jail rather lhan let hor husbntid Py the fnia.' After remaining In Jul on) hour her children arrived at the bax file ajirl. begged their mother to (tome, home ;,"d cook supper, ami nlm de cided to let her husband pay Hie fine and went home rejoicing. STRAN'f E TRAGEDY THIS. Vatidergrift, Pa., Oct.. 5. The vil lage of Maleor, eight miles from here was the scene of tragedy late last night In which two persons were shot, one fatally. While hunting burglars Lloyd Romalay, aged 17, was shot In (he abdomen by his uncle, Murray Kanappptiberger, and the boy in fright ened ag ny discharged ills own revol ver, the bullet striking bis aunt, IaiI He Kanapponbcrger, In the thigh. Remaluy received the full charge' of the gunshot at. close range, and lived In terribly agony until this afternoon. Believing burglars were trying to break Into their house young Rnmalay and his uncle went around Ihe house Indifferent directions. Meeting at the rear of the house, the uncle, mis taking his nephew for a burglar,, fired. In falling young Remalay's revolver was discharged, the bullet striking MIsb Kanapenbereer, who at that mo ment came to the door. Sioux City, la., Oct. 5. Because George Millner, captain of lh- foot ball team and Ralph Hclltnan, man ager of athletics, and two other students were expelled from Mornlng lde colieg; today for hazing a fresh man the entire foot ball team is on a strike and live hundred sluttents are in a state of mutiny. Upper class men look a freshman on a watermelon, hum. Other students hidden In the weeds shot blank cart ridges, une ot tile upper class men pretended to fall dead and the fresh man was hauk'd ('the police statdn and charged by the upper clrc-t men with murder. He was almo.it crazed with fright. ON THE TRAMP The Farmer Stepped, Was Shot at and His Barn Wai Fired. Pern, Inrl, Oct. 5. While feeding horses today Jess Parr, a llutler Town- Khip farmer, stepped on a sleeping tramp. The latter knocked P)irr down and shot at him. Owing to darkness the hobo missed his murk. Parr thou went to the house for a pistol, ami on returning discovered the barn on fir" and the tramp gone. The loss 11,200. HbTxT Y F E Et7 ENCOURAGING REPORTS. New Orteana, Oct. fi, Official fever report: J Twenty-eight new caixm; three dea'hx. Upper part of the city practically clear of fever. , REFUSTD TO WITHDRAW 8UIT Marlon, lnd,, Oct. C. James D. Gregg, tonight shot and fatally wound ed his wife. Maud Gregg and Hum shot himself and died late tonight. The shooting followed Mrs. (iregg'i refusal to withdraw suit for divorce. THREE SHOT BY HUSBAND. Kparatn, Wis., Oct. 5. Charles Cert urhurg. who todny shot his wife, child and father-in-law, John Crowley, Is Still at. Iarte. Crowley Ih likely to rile, but the others are not seriously Injured. Cedarbtirg came her from Indiana Man Was Hurled By the Ex plosion, But Landed Safety. Brookvllle, lnd., Oct. Val Sting rr passed through Kncrht with a tiac tion engine today, A few minutes later a report was heard. It was foun that the machine hud explodul, but Stinger could not be locnted. For half an hour the villagers xoareho.l, when suddenly he was jeen crawling out o a nenr-bv ravine, where he had lain unconscious The explosion hail thrown htm tin fe?t over the bank In to a. den. e thicket. The trees and bushes hud broken the fall and saved his life, After recovering from the sr;K he wa able to walk away. Tfao explosion la uiiexplatnable. New - York, Or.- O.Tbat- -Hie as tounding total of more ihan$2,60.),nn(V has been paid as commissions by the Mutual Lite' to' 'two- members "of tho i family of Richard A'. MVCurdy.'prer.l denf? of- the. company, and- the- prom' 'e of District .Attorney Jer'onvo that the insurarwio -scandals certainly w.ll lie submitted later to an extraordinary grand Jury wero the sensational de velopments in the Insurance situation today.. It was brought nut by testimony be fore 'the legislative committee that Robert H. McCurdy, son of . Richard A. McCurdy, has received as commis sions on fore'gn business tl.lU3.8-9. on domestic bus nes .j11,852. and that Lewis Thebaud, son-in-law of Richard A. McCurdy, .received an ag gregate of $920,113 commissions from the company. It was also brought out that Robert H. McCurdy expected hi?j Income this year would be aboiii ttio.ono. Previous to this testimony W. F. Thummel, attorney of the Mutual Life testified he had paid to the chairman of the republican congressional cam paign comm'ttee $2,500 cash m cam- - .- paign contribution. This was made he ' -said because of the danger of election of a democratic house, that would re sult in a tariff and other legislation of a character to upset business and effect the policy holders. He said otheT companies had been asked to contribute but he did not ' know how many did so. Thummel al-o told of a pool of the companies to look after I "gi slat ion and how th territory was divided : for thts, put"-' - po'e. - - i Jerome In announcing In court that. he scandals will he submitted to an extraordinary g nnd Jury, said the en quiry by the legislative govern m -nt, has whowii "great moral obliquity an Ticral obi likeness, on the pan of per sons im per; tint in the burlnofw world hn.i did the sliock'ug revelations . In regard to the Kquitabla Life." Another incident of the day's de velopments was the publication of a ter from Charles E. Hughes, coun sel of -the legislative commit im to Samuel Utte'tneyer, counsel for James H. Hyde,- former controlling toekhohier of the Equitable Life In which Hughes said th.? com m t tee would make no dicirrltninat'on In favor of Hyde In his examination belr-re ihe ommittee. The chamber of commerce at Itsv meeting today adopted a resolution declaring that, additional legislation. s necessary for proper regulation of the life insurance eompanes. Robert H. McCurdy opened his tes timony with general statement of his career. McCurdy started in ihe company's foreign business in 18S5 and a-umed the office of general manager in 1!M3. at a salary of $20,000. The most startling part of Mc- Cui'dy's testimony wa made Jtist be fore recess when he submitted tho statement of profit a, or revenue from his contracts on foreign buiino-s for the company. From 1.8S0 to 1902, whll& he waa a member of the firm of Ray mond & Company, metropolian agents of the Mutual IVfe, bis profits worj $20.'t,l23. Under his con'ract with the firm he paid one half, or tl'M.iiOt to Mr. Raymond iiud from 1893, when he left tho firm to Angu'.t 31. 1905. hi commissions were $t.0.ci9 '207, making a total personal revenue from foreign business from ISSti to tltor, of $l,lli3,S29. During the period of Ills connection with Raymond & company, McCuidy. according to- ti I own toMfmeny, i receiving his harp of the protl's oa the hostess of the Mutual Life, -written by his firm an met ropolitim agents. This sum McCurdy was unable to give any estimate on, and lat. r In tho day, when Raymond was called. It waa brought these profits - to McCurdy,, amounted t $'ll,S."2, net, after his. .-hare of expends of Hie firms' profits had been deducted. Thts made n mini of $1,705.(181 that McCurdy re ceived In commission-''. in IS'.3, when McCurdy ictlred from Raymond ft company, he was sue--cceded by luiis A. Thebaud. son-in-law of President Richard A. Mc Curdy. of the Mutual IJf-t, He wa practically tinder thu same contract as Robert A. McCurdy. and from 189.5 to 1901 rece ved In commissions $92o,llit. All thewe amounii-i were In addition to nnlnrtcH paid McCurdy and Thebaud. Collie Follows Automobile. A collie that had pnrxiicd Its mas ter'! automobile eighty inllv. un known to the driver, was found, ex hausted, the other day, neat Riln bow, a Cheshire (Ecsltrd) vL'Iase.