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THE GAI ULLE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE CITY OF CAIRO OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF ALEXANDER COUNTY ESTABLISHED IN 1868. VOLUME XLI, No. 101. CAIRO, ILLINOIS THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 1, 1909. FT. LEAVENWORTH MILITARY PRISON PARTLY DESTROYED BY FIRE LATE LAST NIGHT GREETING SENT TO ROOSEVELT lasi soldiers have left cuba L IOWA Dl WED TIN ABULIA PUD HAS BAD RHEUMATISM A SCORED Not a Single Convict Escapes During Removal From Build ing No Lives Are Lost Low Wafer Pressure Prevents Soldiers Fighting Flames Effectually Two Injured Prison House Valued at $200,000--0ther Buildings Burn. Leavenworlh, Kas., March 31. Th" miltary prison at Fort Leaven wor.li was partially destroyed by lire late tonight. The prisoners were re moved from the cell house ruder a heavy guard of United States troops and mil-fined Hi the stockade. None of the prisoners escaped, so far lis a hasty resume of the Kit tui tion shows after midnight, but this may not be definitely wnown until daylight. Owing to the lew wa'er pressure, the (Ire department cf the fort was almost -useless. The fire was fought by the soldiers of the fort who were ordered out of their quar ters and those who were mi' leave in the city were at once called to the post. Two Soldiers Injured. Two soldiers were injured whi'e fighting the (lames, but none of the prisonerswero injured in any way. Much excitement al tended the re moval of the prisoners many of whom were desperate characters and it was feared they would make aa organized bleak for safety. The (Ire broke out at 10 o'clock In a tailor's shop and soon it wa.s non thai the main building was d .me, I. A great outcry at once broke out In the prison, the convicts fearing they would be burtierf to, death. They bat tered on the doors of thrir cells as the light of the Hro streamed In through the wlnrfotts. Many screamed in terror as the authorities for a mo "f: merit refused lo mcve them. Prison is Emptied. Soon, however, several companies of soldiers under arms, were ordered out and a strong cordon of troops was thrown about the prison, and very precaution was taken to pre vent escapes. All the soldiers that .could be spared from the ranks of the fire fighters were, detailed as guards and then the delivery f pris L REPUBLICAN MEMBERS OF HOUSE TO GET TOGETHER ON THE TARIFF BILL. fXPECT VOTE APRIL 1 0 Stand-Patters Displayed Considerable Disposition to Accede to De mand of Those Opposing r Gag Rude. Washington, March 31. A compro mise Is to be agreed to by various factions of the republican side of the house regarding the consideration of the Payne tariff bill, and it is comi ilently expected that the measure will be voted uon April 10th. There was a noticeable disposition of the "stand patters" of today, following their confidence with President Tat. yesterday to acceded to the wishes of those who have opiosod any "gag rule" which was to prevent a vol-? cn certain Important schedules. The ways and means committer have agreed to submit amendments to the bill which will keep tea on the free list, strike out the countervail ing duty on coffee and make the rate, on barley twenty cents per bushel. Seaker Cannon, Chairman Payn- and Representative Dallis, In their desire to have the bill passed by the house without delay, are endeavor ing to ni-itiicC as far as possible amendments to those which the com mittee will offer. Tawney, of Minnesota and Smith, of Iowa, are the leaders in the fight to have certain Important schedules Mibmitfd to a vote of the house. The republican members of the Michigan. Iowa, and Wisconsin dele gations held a conference today, each delegation deciding on the schedules on which they demard the special rale shall provide for a vote. Most cf the members of these delegations AGREE 0 A COMPROMSE oners began. When the bolts of the cell house doors were shot back the flane had reached the main' building. The sol-' diers with leveled weapons greeted the convicts as they marched out. They had been previously warned that the slightest move would ineani death. The rifle barrels and swords Minting In the fire light. effectually awed the prisoners, and they meekly) followed their heavily arm 'd guards to Hie stockade. The strict military rule effectually stopped the p.mie that had broken' out among tl'e een TlH! prison building was valued at viets. Valued at $200,000. $200,000. 'It was partially destroy.'.. The Leavenworth (ire denartmenf was rushed to the fort, four miles i away, but lack of waler pressure ren dered their efforts almost useless. Illacksinith shops, tailor shops, inn chine shops and other buildings went first. All Ihe while the whole prison had been surrounded by troops. Then when the main building had actually begun to burn, a si era military rescue was carried out with precision.- A heavy guard was thrown around the stockade where ihe prisoners aie continued to prevent escape and pan ic. At daybreak they will llkofy be taken to the gioverninerit prison half a mile away. There are ".".I prisoners and it look the whole thirteenth infantry to re move them sal'elv. Soon after the last convict was Wist convict and removed ICTAOINN attendant had left the building, and the cordon of sol tliers had withdrawn to a safe dis tance, the walls of the prison fell with a crash. A 2 o'clock this morn ing some of the cell houses had been cooled sufficiently to allow half the prisoners to return. desire an Increased tax on beer and the lowering of duties on gloves and hosiery. Some wish the repeal of the pro vision for an inheritance tax. It is said the ways an. I means committee may report an amendment which will provide for a tax on all dividend-; from stocks and bonds. This has been proiosed as a means for .rais ing $10,000 of which it Is estimated the Payne bill would provide throng"! the tax on tea and lumber. MISS HASKELL WEDS. Guthrie, ,0la., March 31. Miss Frar.tis L. Haskell, daughter of Gov ernor Haskell, was married tonight in the Oklahoma senate chamber to l-eslio C Niblack, a Guthrie newspa per njn. ENTOMBED Five Men Caught By Explosion in Mine in West Virginia All Believed to Be Dead. in Charleston, W. Va., March 31. Five men are entombed as the result, of an explosion at the Echo mine in Fayette county this afternoon. All are belieevd to be dead. Two others slightly inji'red were rescued. The cause of the explosion is not known. NAPLES IS PREPARING Authorties in Italian Town Taking Extra Precautions to Protect j Roosevelt On Arrival. jic. I bWe an opera to write just. row. Naples, March 31. The Napl" It Is not a long one, hm it w ill be two authorities are taking extraordinary years before it is finished. I hav precautions to insure the safety of ( the theme in my had and shall 1e;-cx-Presidnt Roosevelt during his gin as soon as I get rested." short visit to this city. Thev are not j Roasted Insurance, only keeping a cl.isp wa'ch on the I "Insurance? Hah", be said. "Iy l Italians who have returned from the nie tell something about irsuranee. I'nitetl States or who have rvlatlins For vears It bad been supiwwd tba' there, ferent but also on nationalities foreigners now here. of dif- The Cairo Bulletin Is the only Cat- v ivu iu bvi i ivv vuv obov i rfated frm. SAILED FOR HOME ON STEAMER KAISER WILHELM DER CROSSE. QUITS AMERICAN TOUR Great Pi?nist Has Heated Interview About Violent Temper and Why His Insurance Had Been Cancelled. New Ycrk, March SI. Suffering from rheumatism in his left shuuhler and fearing that the ailment might ;;et worse if he eon'iriuod his Amer ican, tour, lgnaee Pederewski, the pianist returned homo today on the steamer Kaiser Williolm tier dross.'. The virtuoso was accompanied by Mine. Pedcrewski, who- had a large party cf friends To speed her on her way. The pianist took a fling a,t insur ance companies before the s!ii; hacked away from the' pier, and he denied most diplomatically that he was forced to abandon his tour be cause of injuries to the ligaments In I his rlKht hand following a violent display cf temper .luring which In ' pounded his artistic, fist too cmphai- ically . "Is it true temper anil hand while you have a most violent you have Injured your in a passion", he w;.i asked. radert vvski, clearly ast'inlshel, frowned hard al first, then smiled, and finally grinned. Shaking a 000 per concert linger under the n. se of his (pustioner, he said. "Violent temper! I should say I had. Why, there is no telling what 1 may do to you before the ship starts". Then' he winked to a bystander to show how cross be 'was. In musical circles there was an there was an Impression that Ihe loss to the artist by the involun tary abandonment of the tour was covered by insurance. The pianist tlid not look pleased when that ques tion was broached. "Is it true that your illness has caused you a loss of $lMi,e-oo? was asked. "I cannot say, the pianist answered "Others must tell you, I cannot." "Are the figures exaggerated?" "I tlo not even know whether they are or not." When asked about his future plans he replied Will Compos: Music. "Froin now on I shall comiise nms- I carried an enormous iolicy on m;; ihands. It Is net sr. and nevr w.m so. 1 .Mil try to get my rands in sured, but after a full year found that no company was willing lo a Bme the risk. AND POSSIBLY DEFEATED SEN ATE REFUSES TO TAKE UP SUBJECT, PROHIS LOSE ALL HOPE Of Reviving Matter ?t This Session of Legislature, But ' Indications Are That Electors May Have to Settle Matter. Pes Moines, Iowa, March "I. Con stitutional prohibition for Iowa was postponed, if not defeated permanent ly, for two years by the action of the senate this afternoon in voting down the motion to take up the question. The vote stood lit! to 21 for. The prohibitionists admit their de fiat and declare there is no hope of reviving the maatter during the ten remaining days of the session of the Iowa legislature. Today's action fol lowed that of the commit let? on con stitutional amendments in unani mously tabling the resolution and thus refusing to report it f) the sen ate. EenattV Proudtnot, itf (Warren county, bailing the prohibition call1-.' in the senate, presented a moti :n for taking it from the hands of the coin miltee and delivered a speech of two hours in length today upon the isues involved. lie contcnd'-d that AN APRIL FOOL. he opposition of c institutional pro hihilion in basing their claims tliat Hi.' people could vote for a eot'stitr. tinnal con vein ion under the laws ef th.- state at the next annual election and thus s -cure constitutional prohi bition, was tn. rely a subterfuge. Ti:o ac'ton of tli' seriate however, was due largely to the fact that under the constitution of Iowa, the ques tion of revision of the constitution must be submitted " th people one in ten years. The question of revis ion will be placed upon the ballot in November 1!MI, and it was constant ly argued that the people would have eventually a chance to elect delegates to the constitutional convention fa vorable t.f prohibition if they decided to revise the constitution. During the debate In the l'gisli ture upon the resolution rcpn sent ; lives of the national prnhihi'tou league, of civic bodies in th slat' a:..! from the various church organi z;ni"ns have been hearl on one si.!" of the question or the other. The prohibitionists male the threat frequently that they would carry 1 h subject lo be veers a be polls in he i.ext campaign ;.nd indications poiis that Iowa will soon have an activ prohibition issue (or the electors to decide. BLOW TO SALOON MEN. Davenport, Iowa. March ".1. A sa loon keep.-r lio h.is one" it. joinc.i from ! ma business in Iowa retmol re-ei r t'le blsi!u s-i v. i'h'.et the written oiis.nt of th" niafori.y tf voteis :n ' decision bar.il' court tr.lay. brought by : Davenifrt, ar 75 saiot ns oi: port. ie cit y, iir.-i r line t ') a d down by tro dis:;i't Tli" t. sf caf" was he ;vl : f- I ra' ion f 1 the !er--l:r will put f I iisii'.- ss in Pavm i wul alp. ' IAMER1ICAN TROOPS QUIT CAMP COLUMBUS YESTERDAY AND CUBANS MOVED IN. HAUL OLD CLORY DOWN Banner of New Republic is'Flunn, to Breeze Short Cerrmotiy ' At tended Departure of Ccn. Barry's Force3. Havana, March 31. The last em blem of American domimnbn oe;' Culnf disappeared a: noon today whin the garrison ling a', t amp I'oltinil its Muttered down' the pole and was re placed a moment later by the lone ' starred banner of the Cuban lepublie. i The ceremony attending the trans-1 fer i f Hiithority tcok place in the .tw, A , ii i -! 1 1 iMii'.'ls-mi of i Camp Columbia, consist 'ng of two country", but such an attempt Is a batlaie.::s of the Tweat y-foui til i:i-! violation cf Ihe teelings of admlia fantry, three combin es of cng'iioors j j joll a, gratitude universally held and one battalion ef Cuba'!' Infantry j u naly toward Mr. Roosevelt ai:d forming three bides of a Iiollovy , ij,0 united States. s'i ;it; Premier Giolotto and Foreign Min- At the direction rf Major Ge tetal I S.CI. xiitoni were Informed of the al Harry, commanding Lieutenant Sliced I , god allenrpt while at the chamber t I" (he Twen'y seventh ia'aitr.,, .l-f deputies discussing the answer to vanctd to tiie flagstaff ;.nd hauls.! i , .,., (,., the tarone. Tiny down the colors. Tin sonted arms and the troops l'r-'-1 ilium ami American bands play 'd "The Star Spangled llanner." A Cuban lioiitt li mit then raised the Cuban colors. Tb'j troop: ' 1 n'"ls I1'" ;:iiil the saluted "Hy.'ino and Do Hi" i:;iy a ii to. Tin transfer if the camp b lug i . I;; s t enq It I d, tiie Cuban tro- ps liuel tiie roadside and presented inrnis while the A m rica'is. ni'inli;r ling about, eight .hundred, In heavy ! marching coolr. K;nnK past. Tl ey i halted outside the camp limits wher t'-tiil. v care were ill waitillir to ctn- i vev them to the transport Sunnier f an. I MeClellan. I The troops vt iil re naiu o i board j of the tran; ports t'-niuht. ll; vises' sailing for N'ewpoit News at 1 o'clock tomorrow nit ning. The Cuban troops tutored int-r pissession of the quart, is tf th ' American officers ami the tut n Im mediately after they vveie vacated. Th" camp will now become the held qrarters cf the New Ciiba'i army, and the name probably will lo changed. BANKRUPTCY PETITION Fi'cd By Catholic Priest Was Asso ciated With Kieran in FidJlity Fund ng Co. CI Vi'ili velalid. Oho. March 31.- Rev. mi Mr Vaho:i. I aster t f S'. Pridgefs Cathedral. b v 'a id. an I editor if the Cat hope fii'.i r r. file. I -. p. tition in volunt.uy Ilaiikruptcy te.'av. liabiliti-.s Jl.v.H.l 11 ; a-sets'fair - ,..'.i7. McMaht n was a .lirxt-ir of the F. i' li'.y Funding tVni' any cf New York, founded I v p. .1. Ki'ian and wbich is row in the ha ids i f i-e-c-ivtis. Th'-;s it i.-.:i'e about t hat li s n.Tve a3 slcne.l t ma'ty papers D st'e Py the company and fer which he is now h"Id liable by the receivers- GETS WIRELESS FROM ROME REPORTED ATTACK ON HIM IS DEPLORED. MESSAGE FROM SATOLLI Who Was Papal Deleya'.e to United States Mayor of Rome Also Sends Greeting to the Hamburg. Home, March til. The report that n at- tin Ital'.an anarchist mad a tempt to assassinate Tliecdorn Rooue (vtlt en board tin: steamer llanibnrs ' is reported here today, and . lias ! aroused reelings of urger and con ! Kt.ernat.ion. Not only dot s Italy con 'ileum "these criminals without, a expressed their profound sorrow expressed their proiound sorrow, aiei '..,:,i ,,.. i,, ,i there uns some said they hi ped there was some mis take in the nationality o( the crinii i al. The explained that it was not likely that tin Kalian anarchist would be travt ling first class. . . The following lmiss-ige of wel ct;tne from Cardinal Satolli, former papal delegaie lo ihe l'liited Stale::, and Ernest Nathan, the mayor of Koine, have been dispatched by wire less telegraph to Theodore Uujsevir on board the sit tinier . Crrdinal's Message. "KecaHing the cordial reception liven me lit the While House, I send you my cordial greet iiu;s and con gratulations cn your glorious adtuin i:lnittm of the Tilted States; ttny wk-hea-, Uiuv. you ..w.iy Jbayc a.,JjHPi.v Journey, mid my vvslu s of mei'ttit you p. rsonally ia Itome before you relu'rn to Anierb'ii," Signer Nathan's greetings were as follows: "To Theodore Roosevelt, I lie wor thy" siiecossTi. ef Wastilugton and Lincoln, and the champon of tfiilh and rearless integrity, Itome, the soul of tinted Italy, sends her fretidlest welcome and heralds lis coning across the ocean." These messages were dspatehed be tel j the news of the reported assault on Mr. Roosevelt became known here. King Victor Emmanuel, when in formed of the reported assault , on Mr. Roosevelt said, that, if the report was true, he was greatly paired an I regretted the occurrence excel ingly. The pope, when t d.l of III" report, said he inexpressibly regretted th's deviation from the rf a member of society straight path. NAPLES READY. Naples, March 31 During his stay at. Naples, ex-President Koosevep will be guarded by a corps of bicy cle police under command of Com missioner Mozzacapo, who is a neph ew of the noted !et;. Carlo Mf.zarn po. Mr. Roosevelt will r a h here ei Sunday and arrangements have hen made lor the sailing of the s'eamei j Admiral, on which lie willtraV'I .from this pert to Moinbitssa at mid night Monday. POSSIBLY NOT ASSAULTED. Itome, March 30- Later news n reived here which itidi-aled that eith er no aitenijit had been made again.-! ex I'resi.leiit Roosevelt or that the first reports had bet n exaggerated caused much discussion. The Ciortial" d' Italia says in thi t omit -ct ion: "Let us rejoice b. e ii's of the great esteem which Mr. Roos velt. enjoys ill Italy ard because tl the sham" spared our country." Promises Great Things if Given State Fair Senate Committee Makes Favorable Report. Spiingli'ld, 111., riealry In t ivo n l'eoi ia over the e niial s:tate fair . an: in the sta e house Maie'i 31.- The Sprinctleld and s sxi. n of tho av i. tn a h -ad to lay ji'id Peoria, wiih its i iai:n that could ha. lie tie sitae so vvo'id be self nipport :ii. a.leption tf a favorabie report in the 1 ii to mov f..ir from tiie apital to j f allied t t ennr.iit' j the fl at P.-eria, The vote unanimous, suitable fair In the committee vvps Peoria prf)iiiiss to .Iced grounds to the sta'e. Subscrttv; for Tbe BuUetlfli PEORIA WINS ILLINOIS HOUSE KICKS ON THE METHOD OF ELECTING BOARD MEMBERS. J 1 DIFFICULTIES ADDED TO By Bill Introduced Providing That Pconle Elect Them Another Fruitier Baiiot Taken in Senatorial Deadlock. " Special to The KilHe-in. Springfield, 111.. March st n't e beard cf agriculture tire I v the memiwrs ef 31. Ths ii under th? lov.e:- I branch ef th" gcr; al. asscmt'Iy an I It is extieme'y doubtful if it get? any appropriaiicis for addltimil tiiild inps at the state fair groinds. The trouble is in the method if e'eciuj th.; member. Difficulties Added To. To I'l'ither add t the difTiciil s miller which the pnsddent aril sec retary of the board are bi!;or;n in the matter of apprcpria'hns, a bill was in!r. liiced in the house today by Mr. Field-dark ef Cook 'cot try, ir vidieg that h -realier the niemb -is of !e hi aid shall be elected by t'le p"o pb', two frivn each c ngri ssienal dlstiict instead cf being select d by :'g,iit lllt uiiil societb s. Representative Ki'glbli ted iv iu trodiicetl a bill wi ll the sand it n and approval of (he Auti Saltx n L itg'.'e. vvlich gives the courts and efficers the. right of search for and seizu'e of liquor in dry territory. The prtsen-o of liquor in dry terrllory Is nia.li prima facie evidence thai it Is fjf sale there. Another Fruitless Ballot. Another f rii less ball' t in th s n iitorial deadlock was taken at noon teday. Ex-senator Hopkins s cn the floor of th? house during tlr moiiilng session but his-iweaee ha-1 no t rfed upon the vote ' receive I. During the morning ;e t!)"l d rf",;' Sjirnft r Slu'i'ileff !'i bit priva'e ttTjeo to pay his respect. The D' mor-r i s divlileil their voles betwet n ttliiiner ami I'tignie Ilrown of tjulticy. Ti'.e ballot resulted as follows: Hopkins 75, Fuss, Li, Mason 2, I)w.lvti J, Shiirtleff lit. Sherman 2. Va'rs 1, Calhoun 1, MeKiiilcy 2, Stringer 2", and d'rown It. The senate today passed S'lMtor" Is'ey's joint rtsolurio.i 'iietn ralsil'g congi-ess 'o allien. I tlv co.isti't ti n of the rnitcil States to provide for the election of Cnited States sen ate is by a direct vole of the psople. GOVERNMENT SHOULD LET U ON RAILROADS AND TEND TO OWN BUSINESS TOLD HIM SO FIVE YEARS AGO. D.-iiver, Colo.. March 31. - If R- ore volt has not forgiven llarrinian, the Inter loves to call attention to what he d. ems to have been th fencer national executive's great blunder in calling for radical railroad legislation. In this city today, as the guest of the Chamber of Commerce, Mr. IL.r liman said: 'Five vears ng' I told !,.. ..It tl,.o lin w.-i u r.uip- nn.l tl'a- !te would have many imitat rs in various states who would do the county Incalculable barm, and what I t'd.I him has proved correct." "A dispatch from tn board ship said ihnt Roosevelt would never f.ir- give you." said the reporter. "Well. I don't know, bet I suppes" that it Is In cause I shownl blni n. Yes, Rooseveh was wrong in bis fight on me and the railroads, and the truth is becoming clearer every day." Regarding the situation ii th west, the railroad manaat stat si that irrigation- was bringing ;n -cononiie revolution which wttq d af fect the whole na ion aid transf. r the balance ef power much further west. "I -would like to see th pub'.l- "s attention turned away fn ni atta ks in railroads and bvs'nsss crtatt 1 1 lions and mere atentien given to t' way th." Eiivi-inin.':i! itse'f is hand ling its business," Mr. Harrinurt tin tinned. "We have get a coe.l 'nan for pr -sid.nt and if we il let bi n al"tie in; will havr- tim t ) g;v ti the n.-ition's Ii nances and t xj e l dilute,5.' SHORTAGE IN OFFICE OF BALTIMORE REG15TEP. Paltimere. Md.. March 31. An ex amination cf the books i:t the offiro of the city agister tonight slmwcd ar. apparent shortage t f nuue than j n.--o In the funds cf that office, W!- liam F. Downs, stix k clerk In the tf fice, Is under arrest. , 1 TEDHTS 1IG