Cairo, Ills., Sept. 7.- A fire which started after midnight in the engir.d room of the Cairo Manufacturing' and Lumber company destroyed it and half a dozen other estabüshments, lncluding the chief business ■ portion of the town. A number of dwelling houses also were burned and thirty people are homoless. Four loaded cars on the Baltinsors ai.'d Ohio railway were burned. Total loss, $50,000.