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option elections 823
townsn ns won
ary. i.uit saloons
.being voted out of existence... .David S.
ose elected mayor or Milwaukee, wis.
..T. T. Crittenden. Jr.. elcoteit mnvnr
of Ksimiui Cltv. Mn.
Jun. 17 President ltnoKpi-elt wan clvon a
''47-mlnute demonstration In the Republi
can National convention at Chlcngo,
U Secretary of War Win. H. Taft was
nominated for the presidency of the
United States In the Republican conven
tion at Chicago, on Mm tlrst ballot, re
ceiving 702 votes.
It-Congressman Jas. S. Sherman was
nominated for vlce-presldunt on the
first ballot by the Republican conven
tion. Jul. 8 Frank II. Hitchcock elocted chair
man of the Republican national com
mittee. 9 William Jennings Ilryuti was nominat
ed for the presidency by the Democratic
National ronventlon nt Denver, Colo....
Thomas E. Watson was formally noti
fied of Ills nomination for tho presi
dency by tho populace nt Attanta, Ou.
10-John Worth Kern of Indiana was
nominated for tho vlce-presldcncy by
the Democratic National convention, ut
l-Eugeno W. Chafln of Chicago was
nominated for the presidency of tho
United States, nnd A. 8. Watklns of
Ada. Ohio, for the vlcp-presldencv by
the National Prohibition convention, ut
V Wm. II. Taft was formally notified of
his nomination at Cincinnati, Ohio.
M Thos. I Hisgen of Massachusetts,
wan nominated for president nnd J. T.
Graves of Gcorglu, for vice-president, in
irsi national convention or the in
ndnco party at Chlcugo.
't Will. II. 1'ntt al(,l nrulili.nl
d .Ins. F. Nliermun t Ice-president of
r ur.ueu nun en, n iiir Hepulillcnn
Hf liv fin tt.flfr,.l iit ..C ftlT .!.
renting William Jeunlnga Ilryan nnd
.1. V. Kern, Democratic candidates
for president nnd x loe-preslilent, re
spectively. .. .Chim. A. Drnrrn re
elected governor of Illinois. Thou. A.
Marshnll elected governor at Indlnnn
....Fred M. Wnruer re-elected kov
ernnr of Mlchlgnn. . . . Jmura A. Dn
tldsnn re-elected gntornor of Wis
consin. .. . Clms. 10. IliiKlieM re-elected
governor ut Netv York.
Jan. 3 Gov. Ilanly,
t roups to Muncle
to suppress street
Feb. 3 Thomas
Lewis elected pres
ident of United
Mine Workers of
IS Southern railway
cut labor wanes
ten per cent., ef-
reciive nnr. i.
Mar. 2 Coal operators lu Pittsburg dis
trict commenced preparations for strike.
173,600 St. Louts brewery employes
struck for higher wuges.
Apr. 1 Pending wage settlement. 250,000
miners suspended work In American
mines.. ..T. I... Lewis took up duties ns
miners' president nnd Invited operators
to wage ncnln conference.
Six hundred Minneapolis, Minn., paper
hangers and painters struck for closed
10 Importation of strike breakers from
St. Louis to work on Pensaloca, Kla..
street railways caused tierce rioting, 15
non-union men being Injured.
12 Governor of Florida sent entire militia
body to Pcnsarwla.
17 Central compotltlvo field of operat
ore and miners reached wngo agree
ment of 90 cents a ton old ngreement;
. 250,000 resumed work at once.
May'H Eight hundred Kan.sus City, Mo.,
I brewery workers struck.
UuK'.rcct car strike rioting In Cleveland,
IjV. S. Stone, Cloveland, O., elected
grand chief engineer of International
Nov. 20 Samuel Qompers ro-clectcd pres
ident of the American Federation of La
bor at Denver. Col.
Dtc. 22 William IL Newman resigned as
president of Nevy; York Control Hues.
U3 l'renldrnt Sninurl (lompera of
Ainerlenn Federation of I.nlior rn
(rneed to one year In Jnll, Vice-president
J. J. Mltcbrll to nine montlir
and Secrrtnry Frank Morrison to alx
rnnnthn, la connection with nllrftrd
Ouekn Nlovc Company boycott, by cir
cuit court of District of Columbia.
Jan. 4-Uolse, Idaho, Jury acquitted George
Pottlbono of murder of Ex-Gov. Steun
enberg. T F. A. Ilelnr surrendered himself on
charge of over-certification of checks
representing over f lOO.OOO.
-Former Mayor Schmltz of San Fran
cisco freed of graft charge by court of
Feh, l Marry K. Thaw was found not
guilty of Stanford Wlilto murder on In
sanity grounds; committed to Insano
r . . ,'-- niw TlnrcrlR nt Iventuckv wH
Bhot and killed by his son, Ueuch
n-Mrs.8'Dora McDonald found not guilty
nf murder of Wnbster Gurrln.
Mar 2-Chlef of Pollen Snippy of Chi-
eiieo was stabbed by nnurchlst, who
wus Ullle ty Hhtppy. Shlppy's son shot
.J-Twn' llegvd negro miirdeiers were
ivntned near Hawklnsvllle, Gii.
(-California supremo court tolcascil for
mer Mayor Sclimltz of San Frunclsco,
ffilyifcN ut Van Cleave.
mih by mob.
lR-lla'rry Orchard at CaldwuH. Idaho,
sentenced to death, but clemency was
ll?Kbirte8Uvrteln Hurled bomb In
I Tr-u I , XI
I J' " 1
Union sciunre, New Tork. killing hlmnolf
and companion and Injuring four po
licemen Mny fi I'lu lindlrn of prrxonn sup
ponrillr murdered by Sirs. Ilrllr tlun
"" diiK up nt ruins of her home nt
I.n Porlo, Inil., Mhrrr she nnd her
to children were llioueht to hne
died In burning; home.
C Four more bodies found on Gunncss
farm nt La Porte. Ind.
J'i. 13-Mrs. Daniel Cooper, Cadillac,
Mich., killed husband, live children nnd
self.. ..Gov. Wlllsan, Kentucky, par
clonod Caleb Powers nnd James How
ard, convicted of complicity In killing
f Wlllnm Gothol.
N'uc negroes lynched and shot nnd
killed In Sabine county, Tenn., as ro
sult of two murdeis,
Jul. 1C Qulseppo Alia, murderer of Fa
ther Leo Helnrlchs ut Denver, was ex
ecuted at Canon City, Col.
Aug. 1 Four negiues lynched at Itussell
vllle, Ky., for ptalslng killing of white
I SprlnKfteld. III., mob burned nrsrro
homes, killed tmi persons mid ruled
the city an result of remntnl of ne
Kro nsnnuller of Mrs. Itlchnrdson.
15-Troops rushed to Sprlnglleld. III.; Wil
liam Doncgan lynched by mob, several
17Mobs at Sprlnglleld, 111,, fired on
troops; white man sluln.
Nov. 9-Formcr United States Sen. Ed
ward W. Carmai'k wns Bhot and killed
by Itobert Cooper, a young nttorncy, at
Nashville. Tenn.. In strict duol.
It Three tiegioes. nrrcsted for murder,
tuken from Tlptonllle, Tenn., Jail and
lynched In nccoidunco with pre-arranged
20 Kay Lnnipherc, charged with murder
of Mrs. Hello Guiltless, was found guilty
of arson and sentenced to from 2 to 21
years In state prison, by Luporto, Ind.,
Dec. 10 Abe lluef. former Han Francisco
political boss, convicted of bribery....
Charles 13. Davis found not guilty of
murder of Dr. Frederick Itustln.
lt II. E. Agar, wanted at Princeton. Ind..
for Jlffi.OOg alleged forgeries, anested at
17 Elmer Hill, alleged murderer, lynched
nt Mnntlcello Ky.
20 Robbers rulded CVresco, la., bank, se
Jan. 2 Curtis Guild,
Jr., wus inaugur
ated for third term
21 Mississippi legis
lature, elected John
Sharp Williams to
United States sen
ate, term to begin
March 4. 1911..
Former Sen. Wet-
moro elected to
United States senate by Ilhodo Island
Feb. 28 Gov. Iirndlcy (Ky.) ejected to
United States senato to succeed I. 11.
Mar. C Gury elected United States sen
ator by Joint South Carolina legislative
CO Senato passed ship subsidy bill giv
ing ltj-knot vessels l a mllo between
this country, South America, Philip
pines, Australia, China and Japan.
23-C. E. Llttlelleld (Me.) resigned us con
gressman, 7.1 President Itoosevclt sent special mes
sage to congress, tclatlng to child-employers'
liability and Injunction In labor
eases, tariff and other laws.... John
AV. Stewart (Vt.) appointed to till sen
ate vacancy caused by death of Ked
25 German government declined to re
ceive D. J. Hill as nmbassndor to Ger
many. 27 Hall Milton (Fla.) nppolnted to suc
ceed late Senutor Hr.van.
2S Germnny announced neceptnnco.of D.
J. Hill as ambassador to Germany,
31 President Koosevolt accepted resigna
tion of Ambassador Tower ami sent
to senato appointment of Dr. Hill.
Apr. 1 Edwin Norrls Inaugurated gov
ernor of Montana,
2 Agricultural appropriation bill of ?ll,
5O.S.S0C passed housu of representatives.
C Sterling employers' liability bill passed
housc....Hoiise passed appropriation bill
for Pearl Harbor. Hawaii naval sta
tion. ...Senator Milton sworn In to suc
ceed Into Senator itrynn.
9 President In special messugo asked
suppression of anarchy.
21 President Roosevelt signed employers'
27 President Hoosevelt In spcclnl mes
sago urged child labor law.
May 14 Vreeland currency bill passed
23 In trying to kill emergency currency
bill I.afollettn talked 18 hours.
30i-Congress ndjourned after senato
passed emergency currency bill,
Jun. 19 President Hoosevelt necepted
Secretnry of War Tnft's resleuntinn,
appointing Luke E. Wright his suc
cessor. 23 Secretary Sleeper, In charge of Vene
zuelan diplomatic affairs, left Caracas
as result of Castro disputes.
30 Luke Wright took up oflleu of secre
tary of war, vice Taft, resigned.
Jul. 9 Venezuelu severed relations with
United States by recalling diplomatic
envoy. Senor Veloz-Goltlcoa.
Nov. 13 Secretary of Navy Victor II.
Metcalt resigned. Truman II. New
berry named us successor.
21 Former Oov. Albert II, Cummins elect
ed United States senator from Iowa, to
(111 out term of late Senator W. B. Alli
son. 27 United States nnd Japan signed treaty
agreeing to respect each other's rights
In Pacific and defining mutual nttltudo
Dec. 7 Both houses of congress convened
for second session of Sixtieth congress,
11 House adopted resolutions, providing
for tho naming of a cointnlttca of In
vestigation to probe secret servlco crit
icisms In president's message.
l&-8ennto adopted resolution to Investi
gate Inferences lu president's message.
17 House adopted resolution asking presi
dent to supply evldeneo for assertions
rehitlvo to secret servlco assertions In
Jun, 13-At Uoyerton, I'a. 17R killed burn
ing of opera hniiHo and subsequent pan
ic resulting from explosion of moving
27-Cycloni) swept through Alubumti.
causing property loss of JMW.OU).
Feb. H Tornadoes devastated towns of
Tyler. Texas, and Mossvllle, Hoso and
Service, Miss., killing sooru and blow.
Ing down many houses.
Mar. 4 At Colllnrcood, ., 1T4 nrhaol
children perished an reanlt of are
la primary arbool, aad attendant
M-At Hannu, Wyo., 70 killed by explo
sions In Union Pacific railroad mine.
Apr. 1 In Virginia, West Virginia and
Kentucky Hoods caused loss of seven
lives and did $500,000 damage to property.
12 At Chnlsoa, Mnss., 12 persons
killed; 50 Injured In tli, which caused
low of 16,500,000, l.r.uo families rendered
It Three prairie Hies In South Dakota
destroyed farm piuperty valued ut
23 -Tornadoes In Texas, South Dakota
and Nebraska caused six deaths and
much destruction nf properly,
21 In Louisiana, Mississippi, and Ala
bama totmidoi-s, 350 lives lost; 4t! towns
bndlv wifckod, property loss $12,noo,00.
May II -Tornadoes in Henry county, 111.,
Mndlsou, Wis., Oklahoma and Texas,
killed IS persons nnd caused great prop
12-Tot undo which vlAlted Hcllcvlow,
Snrlngtleld, Louisville, Ulchlluld nnd
Fort Ciook, killed 12 persons.
13 Tornado wrecked Gllllum, La., killing
25 Noithern and Central Texas flood
caused dentil of 12 persons.
27 Alfnlfu county, Okln., tornado killed
15 persons nnd hundreds of head of
Aug. 2-Furnlc, Coal Creek and Michael,
U. C, wiped out by pralrlo tires; loss,
....Flood at Augusta, Ga., did damage of
JIO.OOO.lKW. 214 perished.
2C At Hiilleyvlile, oklu.. 30 miners per
ished when lite destroyed hoisting Hliufl
$1,000,000, nnd caused 14 deaths.
Rep 17- Lieut. Thomas E. Selfrldgu killed
and Orvlllo Wright seilously Injured by
falling of aeroplane to ground during
(light at Fort Meyer.
24 Minnesota forest tiro loss estimated at
Oct. 17-Ner Metz. Mich., 15 forest ftro
refugccH killed In wreck of train, which
wns caused by llio burning trcstlo work.
19 On Prcsque Isle nnd In Alpena county,
Michigan, 45 killed In forest (Ires.
Nov 29 At Mariuunn, Pa., coal mine, 170
miners perished as result of tcrrlllc ex
plosion. Deo. 12 rrcmaturc explosion of dynamite
on Pannmn canal, killed 21.
I v. Hs. r I
ST & n
Jan. 2 State Bunk,
Kockyford, C o 1
6 Four big New
York d I a m o n d
firms forced Into
placed in hands of
1G Western Bank
nnd Trust Co.. Dul-
las, Tex., largest
Texas saving bank, placed In receiver's
IS John B. Walsh, president Chicago Na
tional bank nnd several railroads, con
victed of misappropriating Institution's
21 Capital State Bank, Bolst., Idaho, sus
pended. 22 Traders and Mechanics' Bank, Pitta
burg, l'a., closed doors.
25 National Bank of North America. New
York, closed for liquidation, by order
29 Now Amsterdam National bank, cap
ital $1,000,000. and Mechanics and Tra
ders' bank, both of New York, taken In
charge by comptroller of currency.
31 Orlentul Bank of New York closod
doors, following run.
Feb. 13 W. B. Illdgely, comptroller of
currency, accepted presidency of re
organized National Bank of Commerce,
Kansas City. Mo.
25 International and Grent Northern
Bnllrond Co,, a Gould line, placed in re
27 Financiers E. It. Thomas and O. F.
Thomas Indicted on charge of misman
agement of funds nf Provldont Savings
Llfo Asstirnnco society.
Mar. 13 John It. Walsh denied new trial;
sentenced to tlvo yearn in federal pilson.
10 People's National bunk, Aspln, Col.,
Apr. 1 Pike County Bank nnd Trust Co.,
Macomb City, Miss., placed In receiver's
21 Bank of Wauseon, Wauseon, O.,
24 T. A. Mclntyro & Co., with houses In
many cities, failed for $1,000,000.
May 8 Euclid Avenue Trust Co., Cleve
land, O., assigned.
11 Reserve Trust Co., and American Sav
ings bank, Cleveland, O., closed their
28-Q. W. MneMlllon k Co.. Pittsburg,
Pa., stockbrokers, fulled, liabilities,
Jun. 3 Kosciusko Company bank, War
saw, Ind., closed by statu auditor.
23 Citizens' bank, Dover, Ky closed
Jul. 14 Nntlonnl Deposit bank, Philadel
phia, Pa., closed by comptroller of cur
rency. 17 Farmers nnd Merchants' Banking Co.,
Cleveland, O.. failed.
22 Standard Oil f 2!,2IO,000 fine deel
nlou iiuiiiilinoiiNly reversed by Unit
ed Stnlcx court of appeals nt Chi
cago. Aug. 6 First National bnnk, Bello Plalne.
Minn., closed by order comptroller of
currency: bank wns Insolvent; Presi
dent J. G. Lund committed suicide.
25 A. O. Brown & Co., ono of largest
Now York brokerngo firms, failed; lia
bilities over $1,000,000.
Sep. 10 A. Booth & Co., largest fish
houso in country, forced Into receiver's
Oct. 10 Union National bank, Sommcr
vllle. Pa., closed by government.
Nov. 5 Charles W. Morse und Alfred IL
Curtis, great financiers, found guilty
of misapplication of funds und falsify
ing books of National Bank of Amer
ica, New York.
6 C. W. Morse sentenced to 15 years;
Curtis given liberty on suspended sen
tence. 23 Eldrcd bank of Eldred. Pa., suspend
ed; capital stock, $100,000.
Dec. 7 National exchange bank at
Springfield, Mo., closed; excitement
caused by effort of W. O. Oldham,
cashier of State Savings bank, to shoot
President II, U. McDanlcl. of Union Na
11-Sprlngport, Mich,, State Savings bank
closed by bank examiner.
15-Somersworth, N. II., First National
bank closed, following discovery of
shortage of $S5,0G0.
23 Thomas F. Ilyan unnounced retire
ment from finance.
20 Henry W. Poor, New York broker, as
signed for creditors.
Jan. 10 Parker building In New York de
stroyed: loss $5,000,000; 4 llromen killed.
17McNell & Hlgglns grocery houso de
stroyed; loss. $000,000.
24 Portland, Mo., city hnll and police
building destroyed; loss $1,000,0X1.
28 Chicago "loop" lire caused $1,700,000
damage. . .Colnnn warehouses, Indian
apolis. Ind., Iohs $500,000.... Part of Nel
son Morris packliig plant, Kansas City.
Mo destroyed; loss, $500,000.
30 Twin Lakes, Minn., wiped out....
Oeorgo Gould residence, at Lakewood.
N. J., destroyed; loss, $7)0.000,
Feb, 4 Bmllii, N. H business section
sustained $100,000 loss,
5 Block of Peotla. III., buildings de
stroyed, loss, $500,000.
Mar, 1 -Northern section of Tampa. Fla,,
destroyed, loss, $CH0,000; mllltla called
out. ...Two New Vork (Ires caused loss
IT-BIg Tlnibei, Mont., business section
Wiped out; loss, $400,000.
2, -Lcland hotel. Sprlngddd, III,, de
stroyed ; loss, t"i,m). i
Apr. 3 Peoria distillery damaged to ex
tent of $.l(J,ono,,..Four Lynchburg, Va.,
factories destroed; loss, $25,000.
23 Nine Ulchniund, Vt business blocks
Muy 3 Antlpolo, P. I destroyed.
6 Business districts of Coalton, O,, aad
Wulkcrton, Ind,, destroyed.
8 At New Orleans, loss, 1(00,000.
I Two Atlanta, On., business buildings
destroyed; loss, $1,250,000.
nr5Ia"lP Cook' a " d"troyed, loss,
16-Omahn Packing To., South Omuha.
Neb., destroyed, loss, $500,000.
Jun. 12-Morrls packing plant burned at
Kansas City, Kan,, loss, $150,000.
22 Business section of Three ltlvers.
Que., destlojed, lois, $1.250,000. ...Block
of Port Chratet, N. Y. buildings da
stioyed; loss, $500,000.
24-Three oil rellnerlen destroyed ns re
sult of lightning, lu western and north
ern Pennsylvania, bus, $V),ooo.
2C-Duluth, Minn., docks and sheds de
stroyed; loss, $1,200,000.
Jul, S- Boston liai bur fiont destroyed,
21 Cottonwood, Idaho, ilcstlojed, lost.
31- Philadelphia pier and tncrchundlse
destroyed; loss, $400,0u0
Aug. 3 Armour elevntors nnd Burlington
rullroad property nt Chicago, destioyed,
H In Now Voik Central yards. East Buf
falo, N. Y.; loss, $1,000,000.
30 Now Orleans business section sus
tained $2,000,000 damage.... Darby, Mont.,
almost completely destioyed.
Sep. 4-Ilnwhlde, Nov., largely destroyed;
6 Armour wool house, Chicago stock
yards, destroyed, loss, jsoo.Ow.
11 Cosmnsditle, Ky., cement plant de
stroyed: loss, $2,000,000.
Oct. 4 Pittsburg, Pa plate glass com
pnny works ilnniaKcd, $5"0,0i).
17 Bock Island, 111., loss, t.'iOO.OOO.
21-Dcnver Col, mills dustroed; loss
Nov. 2-Phlhulediihln, Pa lumber yauls
17 Indlnunln, Miss , cotton warehouses
destroyed, loss, $300,000,
18-Burdstown. Ky., distillery warehouses
destroyed; loss, $1,150,0X0
Doc. 25 Ilavls, Okla , business section
wiped out. loss, $33,'0
Jan. 2-Dr. Nicholas
12 Ilabbl Beruhard
In America, ut Chi
cago, 18 Edmund Clarence
poet and literary
ciltlc, at New
York, aged 75
19 Charles Emory Smith, editor Philadel
phia Press, former postmaster-general
und former milliliter to ltusslu, ut Phil
adelphia, aged u'i,
22 Morris J. Jessup, retired hanker, at
23 Edward Alexander McDowell, com
poser, nt New Yoik, nged 4i,
20 Miss Louise do la ltamce, writer, at
Florence. Italy, nged 84.
2S Gen. John Coburti ut Indianapolis,
Ind., aged 83. ...Francois Marie Benju
mln Richard, cardinal nnd archbishop
of Paris, ut Paris, uged 89. ...Gen. C. II.
Howard nt Glencoe. 111., aged C7,
Feb. 2 Dennis O'Sulllvun, 1 1 lull nctor, at
20 Senator Anbury t". Lntlmer of South
Carolina ut Washington, D. C.
21 C. S. Noyes, editor Washington Star,
at Pasadena, Cnl., nged S3.
Mar. 2 James Oliver, mllllunali-M plow
manufacturer, nt South llond, Ind.
4 United States Sen. Kedlluld Proctor,
Vermont, nt Washington.
17-Unlted States Sen. William Pluckney
Whyte, -Maryland, at Baltltuoie, Mil.
20-Bcv. Charles II. Fowler. Methodist
Episcopal bishop, at New Vork. uged 71.
22 United Suites Sen. W James Bryan,
Florida, at Washington, I J. C.
24 Duko of l)i!onshlri Spencer Comp
ton Cavendish, at lindnu.
Apr. 7 Congressman A. L. Brick, Indiana,
at Indianapolis, Ind.
8 Attorney Charles Quurles at Milwau
kee. 12Gon. B. M. Cutiheon. Michigan con
gressman, at Ypsllantl, Mich., nged 72.
1C Ferdlnund Shoemaker, "outmeul king,"
nt Akron, O.
20 Former United States Son. J. N. Cam
den, West Vliglnla, at Baltimore, uged
May l.t Hear Admiral Charles M. Uac.
englnuer-ln-chlef of navy, ut Washing
ton, May 15 Former Congressman J. H. Itow
oll. Illinois, nt Bloomliigtou, III,
22 Gov. John Sparks, Nevada, at Carson
City; succeeded by I). S. Dlckerson.
27 Hear Admiral A. S. Crowlnshlcld, re
tired, at Philadelphia.
2S Lieut. -Gen. Stephen Lee, comniander-In-chlcf
United Coufederuto Veterans,
at Vlcksburg, Miss.
Jun. 1 Former United States Son, James
K. Jones, Arkansas, ut Wushlngtou,
10 Oliver H. P. Belmont, banker und pol
itician, nt Hempstead, L. I.
12 Former Suprcmu Couit Judga J. V.
Wright, nt Washington, nged 80.
17 Congressman A. A. Wiley, Alabama,
ut Hot Springs, Va.
23 E-Presldent W. B. Leeds, of Itock
Island ruilwuy, nt Paris,
21 Jroer Cleveland, twice Untied
Stniex president, ut Princeton, IV. .1.,
due to heart trouble nud complica
tions, agril 72.
20 Congiessnian W II. Parker, South
Dakota, at Dendwood, S. D., aged 01.
Jul. 2-Muiat Halstead, Journalist, at Cin
cinnati, O., aged 79.
3 Jool Chandler Harris, known us "Undo
Ilemus." at Atlantn, Ga.
21 Protestant-Episcopal Bishop Honry C.
Potter at Cooperstown, N. Y.
25 Louis E. Snow, Insurance man, at St.
Louis, aged M.
30 Former California Gov. James H.
Budd, nt Stockton. Cal aged 5K.
Aug. 4-Unlted States Ben. William B.
Allison, at Dubuque, In., nged 79....
Bronson Howard, dramatist, ut Avon-by-the-Sea.
N. Y., nged 66.
14 Ira D. Sankey, evangelist, ut Brook
lyn, nged GS.
20 J. V. Farwell, millionaire) merchant,
at Chicago, aged S3.
23-Ex-Gov. N. O. Murphy, Arizona, at
San Diego, Cal.
24 United States Ambassador from Ger
many Baron Speck von Sternburg, at
2G-"Tony" Pastor, theutrlcal manager, at
Elmhurst, L. 1.. aged 71.
27 Former United Slates Sen. Col. W. F.
Vllaa, Wisconsin, at Mnillson, Wis.
Sep. 1 Hear Admiral Henry Glass, re
tired, at Paso Ilobles, Cal.
4 Commissioner of Labor Frank P. Snr
geant, at Washington, aged 54. ...Brig.
Gen. A. W. Corliss, retired, at Denver,
25-Lesllo Cnrter, Chicago, railroad finan
cier, nt Chlcngo.
Oct. 12 Ex-Congressmnn J. A. Scrnnton,
Pennsylvania, at Scranton Pa.
30 Mrs. William Astor, America's social
leader, at New York.
Nov. 4-T. E. Palma. first Cuban presi
dent, nt Santlngo, Cuba.
11 Bear Admiral J. M. Miller, gov
ernor United States naval home, at
Dec. 6 Ilea r Admiral Joseph B. Coghlan,
who commanded Hnlelgh at battlo of
Manila, died at New Ilocbelle, N. Y.
9 Brlg.-Gen. Henry Jucobson, rotlred,
died ut Leavenworth, Kan., uged 71
20 MaJ. Orlando J. Smith, noted Journal
1st. at Dnbbs Ferry, N. Y.
26-Clnus Spreckols, millionaire sugar
king, In Sun Francisco, aged S0,,..llep
restntutlve Davey of Louisiana, ut Now
Orleans, uged 55.
Jun, (V At Klckapoo, Kan,, 7 drowned by
overturning of skiff
10 At Vlnegur Bond, Ala., 5 In ntlltoad
13 At .llintoun, P.i . 5 drowned whllo
27 At Bedford City, Va 7 olored per
sons burni'il to death.
30-Near Hawk's Nest, W. Vu 9 minors
31 Near Wesson. Miss., 0 by cyclone.
Feb. 3 At Northumberland, Pu 7 by
10-At South Currollton, Ky., 9 In mlno
explosion.... At New UflUurd. Ont., 7
buruod to doath.
It At Vnndreiill, Can., 9 by powder ex
plosion, II At Providence, It. I In sturch fac
H-At West Toledo, O., 7 In raliroail col
lision, 20 At Pinole. Cnl . Vt by explosion of
23 At Spring Valley, N. .. 7 In collision
between uigon und rullioiid train.
Mar. 16-Al Nutehez, Miss., 8 by gus ex
plosion, Apr, 2J Neur Ijiquln. l'a.. 9 In truln
23-At Ellsworth, Pu., 4 In coal mine ex
plosion 27-Near Helena, Ark., 15 by capsizing of
2S -Near Ypsllantl, Mich., 9 In collision of
Mny 2- At Chicago, 0 by explosion of
3 At Foil Wayne, Ind., 20 In New Ave
line hotel Hie... At Brooklyn, N. Y., tf
In tenement house tire.
4 -At Ncuiioit, Ore., It drowned when
steamer Kellon was wiecked lu ntntni,
7 -At New York, 4 lu Incendiary tene
12.t Uiokout colliery. Mount Lookout,
o . 7 In explosion.
20 -At Clarendon, Ark., 7 society persons
, by launch tank blast.
Jun 5- Near s.in IVdio. Cal.. G by burst
ing steamplp on cruiser Tenni'ssee....
Near Auuiiiiolls, Md , S In heail-ou mil
0 Al (lladiitoue, Col., (i lu mlno by suf
focation. 22 At Chicago, III, 7 by heat.
2.I--AI Chlciign, III., 5 In til o and explo
sion 20 -Near Chndron, Nob.. 6 In railroad
2S At Clinton. Minn, 7 by tornado.
29 -Near Wellington, Kim,, f diowned by
Mood caused bv cloud-but St.
Jul. 2- Near Knubnostcr, Mo., 9 In fast
1 1 m In collision.
3At Cleveland, O., 7 In flieworks explo
sion, 15 -At Wllllainslown, Pa , 7 miners In
tenlflc explosion. ...At Yotingstown, O.,
5 by sower envo-ln.
1C Al Clci'lum, Wash., 9 In powder explo
sion. 19-Nenr Columbia City. Ind., C In colli
sion between train and auto.
Aug, 3 Al San Frunclsco, Cul., 5 In auto
7 At Warren's Landing, Cun., 8 In burn
10 At York, Ph., S In boiler explosion.
13-At Kllbourne, Wis., 4 drowned by cap
sizing of launch.
25 At CIicIhou, Mass., S by collapse of
28 Neur Wllkesbnrre, Pa., 6 In trnln col
lision, Sep, 1 Off Deer Isle, 7 In capsizing of
25 At Young's Point, Mont., 19 In trnln
Oct. 1-At Sugar Itlilge, O., G In train
collision.. .At Scnppoose, Ore., 6 In train
4 At Now Yoik, 8 In tenement houso lire.
5 At New Yoik, 11 In Incendiary tene
ment houso tire.
15 Near Foil Collins, Col., 7 In quarry
Nov. 11 Near New Orleans, La., 11 In
train collision.... At Borrle, Wyo., 9 In
20-Exploslon of gns In Brooklyn, N. Y.
street; 22 Killed.
23 Tornadoes lu western Arkansas caused
loss of 30 lives and damuged much prop
erty. Dec. 4-Off Cape ltny, 2S In wrecking of
steamer Soo City, In (lerco gale.
G-On Luke Supmior, 22 In sinking of Du
Jan. 23 An nttempt
to overthrow Por
tugal monarch nud
was to assassinate
Feb. 1-Klng Carlos
anil Clown Prince
Lulz Philippe of
Portugal shot to
death on streets of
Lisbon, whllo re
turning from fete, bv revolutionist.
2 Manuel II. proclaimed king of Portu
gal. 3 Premier Franco resigned nnd fled from
Portugal, being succeeded by Adfelrul
7 Funeral of King Curias and Crown
Prlnco Lulz held in Lisbon.
20 Lieut-Gen. Stocssel condemned to die
In St. Petersburg, for Hiiricnder of Port
Arthur to Japanese.
2S Attempt lo assasslnato shah of Por
sla at Ti'hei'iiu failed, throe poisons be
ing killed.. ..At initio near Sun Juan du
Sabluuii, Mexico, 70 killed by explosion.
Mar. 7 Japan's ultimatum in Tatsu Ma
ru seizure by Chinese presented to hit
ter's government ut Pekln.
15 -Fire In business section Bahla, Bra
zil, caused $1,000,000 loss und killed
IS Lieut. -Gen. Smirnoff wounded in St.
Petersburg duel with Lleut.-Gen. Fook,
whoso bravery In Port Arthur defense
hnd been questioned.
23 Steamer Matsu nnd Hldeyoshl In col
lision neur Hadukode, Japan, cost 300
27 Chllapa, Mexico, destroyed by earth
quuko shocks, and 600 persons killed,
Apr. 4 Sir Henry Cumpbcll-Hanucrmnn
resigned as prime minister of Great
Biltaln and bis tcslguailoii was accept
ed by tho king,
13-Floods at lluukow, China, killed 2,000
19 Italian squndinn prepared for demon
stration In Turkish waters.
22 Sir Henry Cainpbell-Bannerman, for
mer British premier, died In Iindon.
23 Lleut.-Gen. Ltncvitch, aide-de-camp
to Emperor Nlcholus, died lu St. Peters
burg. 24 Tho duke de ChinrJnoH, who married
Miss Theodora Shouts, died suddenly In
2G-Brltlsh cruiser Gladiator collided with
American liner, St. Paul, off Islo of
Wight, 28 perishing.. ..Half of Notro
Damn do Snlette, Ontario, burled un
der landslide, 30 being killed,
29 Three thousand Christian Armenians
massacred by Kurds lu Persia,.., Jap
anesn cruiser Mutsushlmu sunk off Pes
cadores Islands by explosion which
Muy 4 Ferry boat cupslzed near Bykhoff
In the government of Molilleff, drown
G Young Mnnuel formally sworo alle
giance ns king of Portugal.
21 Near Antwerp CO persons killed lu
21 Francois Coppee, noted French poet
und dramatist, died.
28 Flro In Klang-LI coal mines In China
Jun. 2 Gen. Sir Bedevprs Buller, Boer
war gnneial, died lu London,
4 Cloudburst ut Guanajuato, Mex., killed
20 persons,.,. Forty snips wrecked and
270 pearl fishers drowned In typhoon off
13 Fifty Jnpauesi) boats wrecked lu
storm. 350 men being drowned.
Jul, 2 Explosion of gas In mlno at Wuso
vo, Russia, killed 200 miners.
6 Four hundred buildings nt Port uu
Prince, Ilnytl, dpniroyed by (Ire.
Aug. 5 Said Pasha, grand vizier of Tur
key, resigned und sultan formed a now
Sep. 20-Central Telephone building and
postofllco nt Paris. France, destroyed
by (Ire. loss. $5,000,000.
Oct. 5 Independence, of Bulgaria pro
clMmed, 'severing bonds of Turkey,
Prlnco Ferdinand proclaimed czar,
7- Island of Crete pioclalmed union with
20 Typhoon or. Chlneso coast cost lives
of 3,oi)0 persons,
Nov. ! Jupunesii stenmer, Tnlsh Maru,
sank In stoim, 150 drowning.
8-Vlctorlen Sardou, Franco's most fa
mous playwilght, died
13 -Emperor of v'hlnu died after long III
i, ess In Poking, Prlnco Chun mndu ie
gent of the emplro and Pu Will, heir
ptcsumptlvo 14 Tszo Hsl An. ilowiificr empress of
China, died suddenly III Peking and
1'rlnro Pu-Wl, throo jcars old, was
placed on Hi'- throne.
25- British steamer Sardinia hiirupil near
Vah tta, Mnllii, 125 persons in-ilshing
3)"Jiip,iliPKO Hteatlli'in collided olT t'hefoii,
China, und 703 persons, Including ViihtI
I'liiui nud Euiopcans, di owned,
Dec. -' Nord Alexis, president of llayll,
deposed by pcopln and Hod Port nit
Prince, his dopaituru being followed by
a night of wild looting In which 12 per
sons wero killed. Gen. Lcgltlmo pro
claimed president, ...Pu-YI, three-year-
If KAtJcK )t
ill WtLHBLM M
old sou of Prince Chun, wm nroivttxt
emperor of China and cndtJ !h
11- (leu Simon ruptured (own of. Uo-
nalvrs without resistance
1,1- Dutch ei ulcer seized VeoeuflUn
15- Dutch biittleshlp captured another
Ifi WncxuvlntiN rose against Custra, burn
ing his statues und pltindrtlng Caracas.
17- Gen. Anton Hliimu elected president
21 Acting I'lesldent (loniez of VenezunU"
iillritid Cnstm cabinet
22 Castro chuigcd with plot to assassin-
ate (turner., which wnH foiled.
24 In Merlin, Castro Issiioii statement,
abandoning claims to Venezuelan presi
dent') 25 Pteslilent Kullleres of Franco attacked
bv crazed politician,
2a Huron Colli', chief of Russian secret
political pollie. killed In battle with revolutionists
Jan 1 Owen Mo
ran fought a 25
lound draw with
Abo A Mel,
3 ICd ward Hunlon,
plon oarsman, died
ul Toronto, Can.
G-GcorKc Dixon, ex
dim! In New York
Feb. 13 J, K Veil
son Jumped 110 ft .
setting now Anter-
cun ski record,
10 John Mntigsetn Jumped 117 ft., break
ing American ski reiord.
18 A. Wengler, Chicago, broke world's
bowling recoid at Cincinnati: scorn K.
23 Vensoti again bioke American slU roc
oid, mark 122 ft.
Mar, 18- Tommy Burns knocked out Jem
Koclm In llrst round nt Dublin,
22- Kvcnsnii again broke ski record;
Jumped 131 rt.
27 Calvin Demurest won national billiard
championship nt Chicago.
Apr. 3 Frank Gotch won world' wres
tling championship from George Hack
enschmldt. 20 -Henry Chndwlck, "father of baseball,"
died lu Brooklyn, nged to.
May 5-Calvin Demurest. Chicago, won
International bllllatd championship at
Jun. 25 I larvat d won varsity boat raco
Jul. 4-"Mattllng" Nelson defeated Jos
(Inns, 7 rounds al Frisco, winning
world's lightweight championship.
7 Mercedes car won Grand Prix nuto
raco In France. Two men killed.
11 Thomas J. Mrlce, president Columbus
baseball club, dropped dead.
14 In Olympic games Fianngnn, Ameri
ca, won hammer throw, breaking Olym
pic record, Hncppnrii, American, won
1,600 meter inn,
1G Sheridan, American, won Olympic dis
cus throw; Hole, American, won shot
21 John J Hayes, American, woa Olym
pic Marathon nice.
25 Olympic games closed, standing:
America, II4H, United Kingdom, G6 1-3;
Sweden, 12'4: Catania. 11; South Africa.
8; Grceco, 8; Norway, B; Germany, 4;
Italy, 3, Hungary, 2 1-3; France, 3 1-3;
Australia, t; Finland, 1,
Aug. 22-Tommy Burns knocked out
Squires, 13th round nt Sydney, Australia.
Sep. 7 Billy Puplwi knocked out Stan
ley Kotchel, 121 1 1 tound, at Los Angeles,
Cal., winning middleweight world's pu
gilistic championship. ...Ilnndy, Chica
go, won ten mile swimming race at St.
9 Nelson knocked out Gans In 21st round
Oct G Detiolt won American league,
8 Chicago won National league baseball
14 Chicago National league champions
won world's baseball championship
f i om Detroit.
Nov. 2 Jimmy Brltt defeated Johnny
Summeis, lot It round, nt London.
25 Dornndo Pletii defeated Jotm J.
Hayes, Olympic Marathon winner, In
2ii-mlln race In Madison Square garden.
New Yoik, lu renewal of Olympics
2(! Stanley ICctclirl knocked out Illlly
I'npke In clctrnlli round ut Nun Fran
cisco, regaining middleweight cJiam
ploiinhlli of the world.
Dec. 11 At meeting of national baseball
commission, Umpires Klem and John
stoiio charged that uttemptH wero mado
to bribe them to "throw" declslvo Now
20 .luck .InliiiMiiit (colored) non the
world's henvynrlKht lioxlnsr cham
pionship from Tommy llurna nt Syd
noj, Aunlrnllii, In 1 1 rounds.
23 Southern Italy ami Sicily shaken by
eiiithquakn which destroyed several
towns, killed many, und cnuscd dlsim
tious tidal wave, wrecking many vessels
and much propcity.
Jun. ft- Employers' liability law held un
constitutional by supremo court of tho
Feb. 12-Slx Now Ynrk-to-Parls racing
antes started from Heruld squara. New
Mar. 13 Atlantic tiattleshlp fleet dropped
nncllor In Magdaloua bay.
23-Supremi' court ruled Minnesota and
North Carolina bud no right to 11 x
Apr 1-Mih, Alfied G Vnnderbllt began
suit for soparatlon fiom husband.
II Atlantic battleship fleet arrived at
San Diego. Cal.
21 In Illinois town elections saloons won
In wl; "drys" In 4(.
23 Illinois local option law held consti
tutional, May 0 Atlantic battleship fleet arrived at
21-Mlss Mao C. Wood lost divorcn
suit against United States Son. Thomas
('. Piatt, case being dismissed und Miss
Wood Jillcd. .Rev. Dr. Baxter P. Ful
lerton, St. Louis, elected moderator of
Presbyteilnn church or United States,
at Kansas City meeting.
25-H.irr K, Thaw decided Insune and
rn-scnlenceil to Insane asylum.
Jun. II Agtiew-Hutt anti-race track
bills passed by New York legislature.
29-PicHldent Roosevelt ordered troops
out against bandits on Mexican border
In order to prcservn neutrality law.
Jul, 7 Atlantic battleship fleet sailed
from San Frunclsco ou round-the-world
Sep. 3-Col. II, M Nevlus elected com
mander of the Grand Army of tho Re
public; Mrs, W. L. (llliuun. Roxbury,
Mnss., elected "president of Women a
9-Orvlllo Wright at Fort Moyor broko
world's aeroplane record by remaining
In air over an hour.
10-Orvlllo Wright again broko world's
record, tematnlug in air 1:05:52.
11 Orvlllo Wright broke world's record,
remaining In nlr 1:10-2)1.
21-Wilbur Wilght broke brother's
win Id's record at Lo Mnns, Frunco, re
maining in air 1:31:25.
Nov, ll Petition for rehearing of Stan
dard Oil $.",1,240,000 case refused by
United Stutes clicult court of appeals
Dec, i-Honor Don Juan Barrios, minis
ter of foreign affalis of Guatemala, sus
tained serious Injuries In uutomobllo uc
cldont nt Washington
II National Rivers ami Harbors con
gloss passed lesnlutloit, asking $500,000,
OWI bund Issue for Improvements on riv
ers and hiiiboM of the country,...
Armed fanatic terrorized Edgewnter, N.
J , shooting iievcta), until run down
and shot by police and mob of citizens.
13 Kiiuhuk supienie court decided sep
arate schoolh for coloied children por-
15-Amerlciin Tobacco Company declared
Illegal I'omblii.itlnn by United Stutes cir
cuit court ut New York.
21 -Seven Pittsburg councilinen and two
bankers u nested on graft charges.
2B- Statiilaul. Republic ami Waters-Plerca
oil companies ousted from Missouri.
21 -Seventy moio Pittsburg councllmeu
Implicated in gruft scandal,
27 Virginia City, AViut Mkaj ky a
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