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Gcviw By-A A T 1 V (F t ire Tf I vfacT , 1 ,,..At Dossett. mill blast. 1 7," .'j At Pedro. Wye., s- - ven In cession Tenn.. four by piwder i 2 At Taylor, Pa.. s!x In mine cxpi 11 At Pitt, Cal.. 22 laborers by drovnlng. 20 Near Emporium, a., sin in p. i u r mill blast. ...At Woodward. Ala., Hi- - in e falling furnai IS At Los Angeles. Cal., six in he i! on collision. 28 Near Colton. Cal., 26 in wreck; nearly 100 injured. Near Fort Worth, Tex., six tinApr. men in collision. Chapiau, Ont., 15 In train grieck. 33 Near Gunter, Tex., eight by gasoline explosion. 23 on Lake Michigan, lumber barge with crew of 14 lost. 27 At Baltimore, eight drowned by collapse of pier. May Whipple, W. Vs., 11 In mine disaster. 11 At Honda. Cal., 21 In wreck due to defective, switch. 2- 1- At Pittsburg, five by explosion In steel furnace On Lake Michigan, five by burning of steamer 23 At Chicago, five by ammonia explosion In stockyards plant. Garden Valley, Idaho, seven drowned. Jun 11 In Hamp'on Roads, 11 seamen by caps zfng of launch. 18 At Prheburg. AtPa., seven by explosion of mine gas Monahun, Wash., five by drowning. 26 Near Tola, Va., eight by dynani te blast. used Jul 4 - Fourth of July celebrations 37 deaths. Injured number 2,153. 9 In Penobscot Hay, Mr six by capsizing of a sioop. 11 At Honeybrook, Pa., seven miners by white damp explosion. 12 Near Russell, Pa., six by capsizing of launch. 15 In ('ape Cod Bay. Mass., ten off ers and men on battleship Georgia by gunpowder explosion. 21 Near Salem, Mich., 32 in collision; 100 injured. 22 Off California coast. 97 by sinking of a steamer. 27 In New York city, 14 in tenement house fire. At San Pedro. Cal., four Iff o Aug. vST lapse of wharf. 16 At Chicago, live by collapse of bTTtl.1 windstorm. ing during 23 At Somerville. Mass. five by suffocation. 29 Near Quebec 75 workmen by collapse of new bridge being built across .St. Lawrence river. JO Near Charleston. 111., 17 in colll.'ion between mterurban trains. Sep. 8 Near Charleston, W. Va., seven In wreck. 5 At Shelton, Wash., ten in burning hotel. 6 At Norris. Ia., 12 In wreck. 14 Near Canaan Station. 25 in head on collision. 16 At Asplnwall, Pa., six 11 by drowning. of 20 At Negaunee. Mich., by falling cage in mine shaft; seven fatally hurt. 22 On Lake Superior, seven drowned by J wrecking of steamer. 14 26 Near Jackson, Ala., by capsizlnk-r- j ferry boat. 28 Near Hellalre, O., eight In railroad wreck; lour fatally hurt. Oct. 5 At Butler. Pa., four by upsetting of molten metal pot; 30 badly Injured. 13 In Oloversvllle, N. Y., six by suffocaMar. 1 11-- JKtW EL. -At . 31-- Over 40 men killed or Injured bv explosion on Japanese batilaship Kasb-imnear Kurv. 21 Gen. Drude burned Moorish camps ne r 'i;.-- 1 blanca. 23 Delegates of three important tribes of Moots accepted teruis of peace by French and hostilities ceased. 24 Str.ke of Antwerp dock laborers, on since June, ended with sweeping victory for employers. 27 Overt!, w of Otonashlgawa river, in Japan, cost lives of we Oct. 5 Explosion in ammunition factory i.t Osaka. Japan, killed 63 girls and Injured over 6u. 18 Hague peace conference ended. 28 Gen Maxtmoffsky, director of prisons of ministry of interior of Russia, assassinated by woman In St. Petersburg. 31 Town of Karatagh. Russian Turkestan, destroyed by a landslide following 14.000 persons perish. earthquake. Nov. 8 Husrlcane caused great damage at Marseilles. France, several people killed S Fire at Iqulque, Chill, caused Jl. 000 .000 loss and rendered 2.000 persons homeless. Dec x Oscar It., king of Sweden, died at Stockholm and Crown Prince Gustave V. succeeded to throne. 17 a. i -- May 16 Isaac Stevenson elected senator from Wisconsin to succeed Spooner. Jun. 17 Congressman J. H. Bulkhead appointed senator to succeed late John T. Morgan of Alabama. Jul A. 0, Bacon senator from Georgia for full term 11 Frank A Leach of California, appointed director of mint to succeed O. E. Roberts, resigned. J. F. Johnston elected Aug. I senator from Alabama to succeed late Senator Pettus. Sep 17 Democrats elected ticket headed by Haskell for governor in Oklahoma and Indian Territory; constitution adopted and state-wid- e prohibition proposition Carried Chicago's new city Charter defeated In special election. Oct. 2 Illinois supreme court declared Chicago's new primary election law unconstitutional. Nov. 5 Mayor Tom L. Johnson defeated Congressman T E. Burton for mavor , of Cleveland. ...Kentucky elected Fusion of republican, governor republicans and Independence League beaten by Tammany In New York county. Dec, .' Congress assembled at Washington; Cannon speaker of the house. A mbissador Aokl of Japan recalled. IS Congressmen Williams and DeArmond In fist tight on floor of participated house. Taft returned from trip around world. 23 M. Gude appointed minister to United States from Norway to succeed late H. C. Hauge. 9- - " and Farmers' bank of Fa.r.nont. Minn., suspended. Feb. - F D. Oilman, former president suspended Home bank of Goodland, Ind., found guilty of embezzlement F. I). Oilman, Indiana banker, to term of one to three years in state prison. Dtsappearanoe of $173,000 from at Chicago made public Mar 14 Virtual panic in Wall street; Secretary L'ortelyou relieved the situat- Jan. ii -- Merchants' 2- d ion. bank of Firth, Neb., Hanking company of New York, assigned; aaaeta, fS.Ouu.OOO; liabilities. $1,700,1X10. Apr - MaJ. H. W. Salmon of Warsaw, Mo., convicted of illegal banking, sentenced three yea s in penitentiary. U Bank of Conception, at Clyde, Mo., ordered closed. 19 Ex Judge Smith of Chicago, found of conspiring to defraud Suiliy and depositors of Bank of America, of which he was president; penally, Imprisonment and $1,0(10 tine. Citizens' bank of Eureka Springs, Jul Ark., suspended. Fort Dallas National bank of Miami, b la., closed. 10 Farmers' National bank of Boycr- town. Fa, ordered closed. Slate bank of Aug. town. Ind. closed by state 14 Receivers appointed for Pope Mfg Co of Hartford, Conn.; failure ascribed to stringency of money market. Sep. 5 Watson & Co., members Of N"W York stock and produce oxi nanges and of Chicago board ot trade, failed. Oct. 9 UlliOn bank Of Richland, and Bowman bank of Kalamazoo, Mich., both private Institutions, closed doors. 16 Collapse of lleinze corner m cupper caused violent slump in stocks in New York, firm of Otto Helnze & Co., suspended from slock HCklB4 JsV New York clearing house committee declared that llie Hein.e. Morse and Thomas Interests had been eliminated from banking organizations of New York. Trust Co., New York's financial second largest Institution, forced to suspend, great slump in securities; call money ai 7(1 per cent. 15 Secretary of treasury ordered deposit of $2i,ooo,ooo of government fumis in Four Weatlngbous New York banks one trust companies at Pittsbi.rg and company forced Into hands of receivers because of financial stringency Stale Bank and Trust Co., of Carson. Nevada, failed. H Three minor banks In New York forced to close Southern Steel Co., of Birmingham, Ala., filed Involuntary petition in bankruptcy. J6 Six more minor banking Institutions In New York Union closed doors Trust Co., of Providence. It. I suspended. 16 Hanks In New York and Chicago, and other cities adopted clearing many house loan certificate system lo prevent draining of supplies of currency and made withdrawal of savings deposits subject to legal notice. 10 California Sate deposit Trust Co. Finanbank, at San Fram Isco, closed cial conditions in New York practically normal again. Hov. 4 Three small hanks in Kansas I ' ni ted closed States Steel corporation secured controlling Interest In Tennessee Coal A Iron Co. Receiver appointed for Arnold Print works of North Adams, Mass.. one of largest textile concerns in country. 12 Merchants' National bank of Portland, Ore.. California bank of Oakland. Cal.. and Farmers' & Merchants' bank of Sapulpa. L T.. suspended. 11 Secretary of Treasury Cortelyou ordered Issue of 150.000,000 of Panama bonds and 1100,000.000 certificates of indebtedness as means of relieving liuanclal situation Cltv National bank of Frederick, Okla., failed. H American Silk Co. capital stock, which operated mills in several cities, placed In hands of receiver. Dec. 2 Chelsea Savings abnk of Chelsea. Mich owned by State Treasurer Glazier, closed. National Bank of Commerce, one of largest financial Institutions of Kansas City, suspended. -- Fort Pitt National bank of Pittsburg, closed. 17 Jewelers' National bank at North Attlsboro, Mass.. In hands of receiver. State Closed by stale. - . Will-son- .1 Jnn. 3 Negro hanged at Mayersvllle, Miss., three minutes before notice that his sentence had been commuted was received. 4 Negro lynched at Midway, Ala., for attempted assault. 5 Rollo Steele, being refused loan of by Fourth Street National bank of Philadelphia, threw bomb that killed himself and cashier, six others, and wrecked hank. injure! 9 James Cullen, murderer of wife and step-sotaken from jail at Charles City, la., anil hanged by mob. 23 Trial of Harry K, Thaw, for murder of Stanford White, begun in New fork. Feb. 2S Thus. Baldwin, rich farmer of Colfax. 111., shot and killed Chas. Kennedy and wife, and Mrs. Eisman and daughter Cora. Mar. 10 R. P. Miller of Beaver Dam, Wis., killed wife, and self. 15 Mob of 50 men at Monroe, La., hanged two negroes accused of robbery. 20 Two colored women accused of murderous attack on white woman killed by mob near Stamp. Ark. 29 -- Safe blowers robbed Farmers' & Merchants' National bank, of Hanover. Mich., Colored man getting $.1. 000 charged I.with attacking white girl near Colbert. T., lynched at Durant. Apr. x Death sentence of Mrs. Aggie Myers, of Kansas City, and Frank for murder of woman's husband, commuted to life Imprisonment. 11 Grand Jury refused to Indict Congressman G K. Favrot. of Louisiana, who killed Dr. R. H. Aldrlch, and he was set free. 12 Thaw Jury discharged, being unable to agree on verdict; Thaw remanded to jail, to awnit second trlnl. IS Dr. O. C. Haugh of Dayton, O.. convicted of murder of father, mother and brother, electrocuted at penitentiary at Columbus. 21 Negro and mother lynched and three other persons killed and seven Injured in fight In Georgia on account of attempt of negro, who escaped, to assault White woman. Mav 23 Hargls acquitted of Cock rill murder in famous feud case at Ky. Lexington. Jun. 3 -- Trial of Wm. D. Haywood, secreof tary trensurer Western Federation Steunen-berMiners, for murder of begun at Boise, Idaho. 30 Judge Loving found not guilty of murder of Theodore Estes, charged with former's daughter, at Housmistreating ton, V'a. 2tv Jul. Jas Hargls. acquitted of charge of complicity In murder of Dr. B. D. Cox of Kentucky Henry Scutcheon, while farmer living near Nuncla. Mich., father-in-lainsane, murdered wife, son and with an ax. hen attempted suicide, but was shot dead. 22 Karl Hau, young Washington professor, condemned to death at Karlsruhe. Germany, for murder of mother-In-ln0 n, step-moth- Hott-Ona- e I Wm. D. Haywood found not guilty of Steunenberg. Aug. 16 Will Clifford, negro, lynched at Maple, Ky., for assaulting anil killing two white women Sep. 21 Frank J. Conslnntlne sentenced to life Imprisonment for murder of Mrs Gentry, at Chicago. 24 Mrs Berths Mund of Buffalo, while Insane, strangled her three children. H. K. Brown, of Baker Oct. Cltv. Ore., killed by bomb. 5 Win Burns, colored, who shot policeman at Cumberland. Md taken from Jail by mob. and shot and kicked to oeatll IS Ex Banker Frederick McGIII and wife of charge of murdering tlrst acqullted wife of McGiii. at Dscatur, in at Byron, (la, lynched for 26Negro 75 cents stealing 2 Fred Singleton, negro, riddled Nov. aswith millets bv poaSS for murder of Ala. Talladega. sistant chief of police at town of Cnoa, 7 Seven bandits held up blew open bank vault, and ee S D capod' with $6,500. 'I Jurv in Steve Adams murder trial at Rathdrutn. Idaho, failed to agree on verdict and were discharged. Mrs Annie M Bradley acquitted Pei of on charge of murder Brown at Washington. 27 murder of Ti (1 H II fll E Hughes Inaugurated governJan. or of New York. C. M. Floyd, republican, elected governor of New Hampshire, by legislature. 14 E. W Hoch inaugurated governor of Kansas. II W. P. Frye elected senator from Maine; W. Murray Crane, from Massachusetts; Simon Guggenheim, from Colorado, Norris Brown, from Nebraska; W. E Borah, from Idaho. U. I,. Taylor, from Tennessee; J. M. Dixon, from Montana; H. E. Burnham. from New Hampshire and H. A. Richardson from Delaware. 11 House voted to raise salaries of congressmen to $7,500 a year of 12 Senate authorized investigation "Brownsville affair" Bailey Cullom senator from Texas senator by Illinois legislature. 13 Chas Curtis elected senator from Kansas to succeed Jos. R Burton 24 House passed pension appropriation bill and abolished all pension agencies VV A Smith of Feb Senator Michigan, elected to succeed successor O. F. elected Brlggs Alger to Senator Dryden of New Jersey. 20 Keed Smoot. Mormon apostle, won In United Stales sen long fight for seat ate by vole of 42 to 28. Mar t House passed ship subsidy hill after long fight. Spooner of Wisconsin, sent resignation to governor to take effect May L with 4 Fifty ninth congress adjourned ' record for large appropriations B. Cortelou and Ceo. Von L Meyer sworn In as secretary of treasury and I. respectively postmaster 1 James R Garfield took oath of office us of Interior Regis Henri secretary Post selected by president as governor Blco of Porto to succeed Beekman Wlnthrop. 27 Wm. C. Gilbert, a shoe clerk, elected mayor of 1'unbury, Conn. elected state ticket Apr In Michigan. 1 -- postmaster Busse elected mayor of Chicago, traction ordinance! approved. 4 Btate Senator Dnvld Campbell up pointed postmaster at Chicago, to succeed Msor Busse It Gov. Hagerman of New Mexb o. against whom charges were preferred, tendered resignation snd president Cspt George Curry to post.... Regis H Post Inaugurated KOVemof of Perto Rh o In succeed Reekinan Win throp. who 1 reii lo become assistsnt eaeretarv ot Ipnmrj -- re . :'. -- Velland. Kane.. :C In train over 5" Injured. Wreck 5 At Wlnoosld. VI.. six by suffocation Near KenOSha, Wis., nine by powder explosion 30 by explosion In steel Sanford. Ind.. 2x by wreck due to 32 At Injured explosion. powder Fowler, 1ml., 13 In collision. .'3 Near Prlmero, Colo., 24 In coal mine explosion. , W Vs., 12 by Are damp 26 At explosion In mine. 9 Near Feyettevllle. W. Vs.. 60 In mine 9 19 At Pittsburg, furnace. hi Lor.-ntx- disaster. Feb 4 At Monarch, Colo., 2212 ...At Thomas, W. Vs.. aster. 13s In In snowslide mine dis- In New York harbor. by drowning and exposure by burning of steamer Larchmont 16 In New York city. 21 In wreck due to spreading rails. IS At Las Esprnnras Mexico, over 100, mostly Japanese, in mine disaster. 26 At Montreal. Que. principal and 11 .pupils In a burning school. 12 Wisconsin unlvers'tv eight won boat race from Syracuse, at two-mil- N. Y. Jun. 5 R'chard Croker's coM. Orby. ridden by Johnnie Relff. won Epsom derby In England. 20 Nealon owned by C. E. Durnell. won great suburban handicap at Sheepshead Bay 21 Alex Ross won open golf championship of United States. 26 Cornell won race N. Y.. regatta, Syraat Poughkeepsle.varsity race and cuse won varsity conWisconsin freshmen, test Orby won Irish derby. 27 Yale defeated Harvard by boat length in annual race at New London. Conn. 28 Robert Sitxpon won weitern open golf championship at Hinsdale. III. Jul. 2 Miss Evelyn Sears of Boston, won womt rfs singles lawn tennis championship of I'nited States, by defeating Miss Carrie B. Neeiy. 4 Tommy' Bill out knocked Burns Squires, Australian ihamplon. In first SheriMartin J round, at Colma, Cal dan won championship of A. A. U. at Celtic Park. L. I. 5 ilfti' gutton of California, regained title of Britlsli tennis champion, by defeatMrs Chambers. ing 17 Jack Johnson slopped Bob Fltzslm-mon- s In second round at Philadelphia. 29 Barney Oldfield world's broke two auto records on half mile track at Farmile S. of three mile first D., going go, race In 1:1SM and three miles In 3:51. 31 Jimmie Brftt got verdict over Battling contest at San FranNelson in cisco. 30 won International Sutton Aug. May tennis championship at Ont. M. Daniels of New Y'ork, lowSep. -C ered world's swimming record, in 55 distance seconds, at Mangoing chester. England. 9 Joe Gans defeated Jimmie Britt In five rounds, at San Francisco; Britt broke wrist in fourth round. 20 Fred Mcl.eod of Chicago, won western at professional golfers' championship St Louis. 25 New Y'ork Yacht club declined challenge of Sir Thomas Upton for race for America's cup next year because It sought to limit size of racers to 68 feet. 28 Malt McGrath broke world's record for hammer throw at Kansas City, by hurling weight 164 feet 3 inches; former record 164 feet. Oct. 12 Chicago Nationals won world's baseball championship by defeating Detroit Americans four straight games. 2 Tommy Dec. of America, Burns, knocked out Gunner Molr, of England. In tenth round at Iondon. 11 H. C. Pulliam president National league for sixth time. d elght-oare- four-oare- d eight-oare- d Niagara-on-the-I.ak- 2- 8- . 1 . 1 v 2- no's e FcVrs-'i- Ciiy Pough-keepsi- Jan. - Brig Gen. Q. A. Bell, retired, at Washington. Montgomery at San Francisco. 17 John Winans, at Janesville, Wis aged 76. 24 Senator Russell A. Alger, at Washington. Feb. Charles Marvin, famous race horse trainer, at Ixlngton, Ky. 6 Count John A. Creighton, at Omaha, Neb.; left fortune or JIO.OOO.OOO. . .Prof. W. C. Pickett, noted medical authority, at Philadelphia. 7 Kg -Congressman B. W. Harris, at Blidgewater, Mass., aged 83. 9 Congressman J. R. Rixey, of Virginia, at Washington. 12 F W. Hlggins, of New York, at Olean. ft. Y. 22 James A. Kirk, head of big Chicago soap house, at Hartland, Wis. - Dr. Oronhyatekha, founder and Mar head Independent Order of Foresters, in Georgia lames B. AVilliams. shaving soap manufacturer, at Glastonbury, Conn Congressman j. M. Depuy, of Wisconsin, at Jefferson Cltv. Wis. 9 John Dowie. Alexander founder of Zion City. III., at Zion City. 11 Clinton Babbitt, ot Wisconsin, at Beloit. Casimir-Perie!.' M. of I ranee, at Paris. 17 Gen. Joseph at Stockton, Chicago. 18 Rear Admiral B. F. Tilley, commandant League Island Navy yard. !9 Thomas Bailey Aldrlch, noted author, Brig-Geat Boston John Moore, former surgeon-genera- l of army, at Jan. 6 Nine buildings wrecked by exWashington. 21 Brlg.-GeT. J. Wint, commander deplosion of dynamite at Lowell, Ariz. 18 Floods in Ohio river valley worst In partment of Missouri, at Philadelphia. tion. 20 27 James years, New of Smith, York, Henry 15 Explosion 19 of powder magazine at Several large steamers driven aground who Inherited over $50,000,000. at Kioto. Fontanet, Ind., caused death of 38; over and $1,500,000 damage done by terrific Japan, while on bridal tour. 600 injured; nearly every building in 28 Wm. A. Proctor, president Proctor & gale which struck Buffalo, N. Y. town ruined. Gamble Co., at Cincinnati, by suicide. Feb. 28 Washington, Ark., partially de16 Near Joliet, of 21 111., five by capsizing stroyed by tornado; two persons killed. Galusha A. Grow, at boat on canal. Mar. 15 Floods in vicinity of Pittsburg H. W. Goode. who was Glenwood, Pa 24 Near Ashland, Wis., four by exploand down Ohio river valley caused prop& Lewis Clarke exposition, at president sion In powder mill. Atlantic City, N. J. erty damage estimated at $10,000,000; Nov. 6 At Steubenville, O.. Ave by boiler Apr. about 100,000 persons thrown out of C. Bishop J. Cranberry, of Methwork and at least 14 lives lost. explosion. odist Episcopal church South, at Ash13 At South Milwaukee. Wis., six at Apr. 5 Tornado swept across Louisiana, land, Va. 14 crossing. grade H. Jas. Commercial Mississippi and part of Alabama; conEckels, president 25 In New York city, 13 Italians in tenesiderable property destroyed and 15 or National bank of Chicago, and ment house fire. more lives lost. of currency, at Chicago. Dec 6 At Monongah, W. Va., about 4o0 19 J. V. Findlay, of 15 Cities of Chilpancingo and Chllapa, miners bv explosion in cMllery. earthMexico, destroyed by violent Maryland, at Baltimore. At Jacobs Creek, Pa., about 300 min26 G. L. Laws, of Nequake. S ers by explosion of gas in colliery. Jun. braska, at Lincoln. Thirty persons killed, many hurt and great property done 28 R. 13. Bullock, of Georgia, at damage Albion. N. Y. by windstorms and cloudbursts In Ken3 Iowa. Illinois southern and tucky, Peter Maytubby. twice governor May Chlckaahaw Indian tribe, at Caddo, I. T. 22 Storm causing property damage estimated at $500,000 swept over Indian Ter4 E. W. Suffcutt. legal adviser of Gov. Hughes of New York, by suicide on 24 ritory. Three distinct tornadoes strurk MediHudson river steamboat. cine Lodge. Kan., destroying 25 houses; 6 Dr. John Watson. Han Maclaren) several persons injured. noted author, at Mt. Pleasant, Ia. 17 O. W. Potter, Chicago millionaire, at 27 Oil fields of northern Ind1. Territory swept by tornado that killed three men Chicago. and destroyed hundreds of to China. derricks; Jan. 5 Moroccan army captured Zinat, 15 E. H. Conger, loss estimated $500,000. 24 Raisull's stronghold, and he and followPatton. of Michigan. 2 Rochester, Jul. 26 Mrs. McKinley. at Canton, O. Tex., nearly destroyed ers Heel to mountains. 6 Chinese trading quarter of Bancock Jun. 3 Gen. T. H. Ruger, retired, at 3 by tornado. Buena Vista lake levee near Bakers-field- . Stamford. Conn. devastated by tire; loss about 13,000,000. 7 Cal.. broke, flooding 30.000 acres 8 Muzaffar-Ed-DiGen. Wm. McKraig, shah of Persia, ., and doing $1,000,000 damage. at Cumberland, Ind. at I eheran. 4 in western Wisconsin caused Storm 11 Alasome T. of Dutch Jun. II Senator John Tidal wave devastated Morgan, of death of 21 persons; many injured, East Indian Islands; hundreds of perbama, at Washington. 15 15 G. H. Earle, Waterspout caused $500,000 damage in sons perished. prominent Philadelphia of Leavenworth, Kan. de15 vicinity citizen and personal friend of Abraham Earthquake followed hy fire partly Aug. 11 Tornado caused great property stroyed Kingston, Jamaica; over iOOO 21 Lincoln, at Philadelphia. at La Crosse, Wis. Leavenand killed damage I.uclen Injured Baker, at persons Typhoon 26 Tornadoes in Wisconsin and Ohio of Samar and Leyte, worth, Kans. swept islands caused 100 lives lost. several 23 Gen. deaths and destroyed Wm. Duffield, at Washington. Philippines; much property. 18 Davis landed force of 30 Francis Murphy, noted temperance Oct. 8 Tornado near Leeds, Ga.. caused American marines at Kingston, Jamailecturer, at Los Angeles. 15 deaths; damage to property enorJul. 11 Judge M. J. Severance, noted Minca, to which Gov. Swettenham objected; mous Severe storm caused great damnesota jurist, at Mutikato. Davis promptly sailed away. In New York city and in harbor. 12 21 age officials Peter British Larson, millionaire of northvirtually apologized Nov. 20 Floods caused great damage In for conduct of Gov. SwoUenham toward west, at Helena. Mont. 27 southern Texas. Senator B. W. Pettus. of Alabama, at Admiral Davis. 22 Tidal wave In Dutch East Indies enHot Springs, N. C, aged 86. C. F. Powell, retired, at St. gulfed Island of Simalu, drowning 1.500 30 Brig-GePaul persons. 3 A. St. Gaudens, 28 Ex illusions, of fire damp in mine pear noted sculptor, Aug. at Cornish. N H. Saarbrueck. Prussia, killed 148 miners.. 17 A. A. Ptnkerton, head of detective ..H. L. F. Lagereramz appointed minister of Sweden to Coiled States. agency, on board ocean liner. Feb. British steamer Clavering went 27 Nelson Morris, pioneer Chicago packashore near Hartlepool. at Chicago. England. 29 30 er and of crew drowned. Richard Mansfield, noted actor, at 8 S. A. Alexandre VSky, governor of PenNew London. Conn. za, Russia, assassinated. Sep. 3 Gen. Pleasant Porter, chief of 16 Cookton. Creek Indians. North Australia, destroyed Jan. Judge McCall of federal court of 16 1.000 S2.0B John G. Walker, rehurricane; damage of by Memphis declared LaFollette British steamer Orianda iank caused tired, at Y'ork Beach. Me., age 72. law unconstitutional. 14 per2- 1- Samuel in collision near Cardiff. Wales; LackaSloan, 3 Federal Judge Sanborn sentenced to sons drowned wanna railroad and noted railroa man, Governor of porf of several leaders of striking moldcrs Jail at Baku murdered. N. Y. in Milwaukee for violating injunction. - Mail 10 nd Berlin Oct. from feMrs. Steamer Cassie Chadwlek. noted Engt 10 Senate passed bill in interest of railwrecked off Hook of Holland In S' male bank wrecker, at Ohio penitenMiners at Goldfield, way employes rillc gale; 12S persons drowned. tiary. to end strike. voted Nev., 27 Jas. Roddick, prominent Mar. 4 Gov. Swettenham of Jamah 21 Chicago polilabor Shea trial at Chiconspiracy Eighty-fivtician, at Half Day. 111., In auto accipersons signed post cago came to end with jury unable to dent John Wellborn, of by landslide In Algeria. Congressman on verdict. agree S house of commons def English, Missouri, at Lexington. 22 John J. Mitchell president Nov. 3 Jefferson Polk, Iowa millionaire woman's suffrage bill. Mine Workers. 11 M.T'etkoff. premier of Bulgaria and street railway magnate, at Des 23 United 6.000 men and women in New Over Moines. sinated at Sotla. York involved in trouser-niaker- s strike. 8 C A. Perkins, Powder magazines on board C. B. & Feb. 13 Western Union Telegraph Co. at Ton Q. railroad, at Boston. battleship anaandexploded announced increase of 10 per cent, in 10 officers L. kille E bluejackets McComas, of Marywages of operators at principal offices. hundreds injured. land, at Washington. 21 Cornelius P. Shea and ten associates 14 Charles T. Mar. U Count Lamsdorff. form Barney, deposed president In teamsters' union acquitted of charge at siaii minister of foreign affairs, Knickerbocker Trust Co.. of New York, of on second trial. conspiracy nv suicide. San Riiemo. - Nebraska house passed employ22- 29 Judge James B. ltradwell, Chicago Mar. captured st Nicaraguan forces town bill ers' liability affecting railway trainof Choi fortilled Ilonduran pioneer, aged 79, at Chicago. men. 30 Congressman and President Bonllla Med In boat. G. W Smith, of Illinois, 10 Street cars in Louisville tied up by 24 M. Pohiedonostseff. at Murphysboro. strike of union employes. of holy synod, died at St. Peters4 H. Dec. O. Havemeyer. 25 president In effort to enforce recognition of trust." at Commack. L. I. burg. union. 2,n00 skirt, cloak and at Lodz. Russia, killed 17 "sugar Lord Kelvin, noted scientist, aged S3, Apr of Boston, employed in about 100 ten workmen for attempting to resume at Glasgow went out on strike. shops, work. 18 W H. Hlnrlchsen. of 4 Threatened striwe of trainmen of Apr. 11 Sir Eldon Gorst succeeded I rd Croat Alexandria Illinois, western railroads averted through medimer as plenipotentiary of Grea Britain 22 Senator Mallorv of Florida, at ation of interstate commerce commisto Egypt, who resigned. ... Floods in sioners. Turkey caused death of 200. 21 Great lockout and labor struggle In 1- 2- Ilonduran city of Amapla surrendered Goldfield. Nev.. district, ended by agreeto Nlcaraguans; President Bonllla ;ook ment. refuge on American cruiser. 27- - Salt Lake City street car lines tied up 16 At least five Important towns In Mexby strike. ico destroyed and scores killed by day May May brought strike of iron earthquake.of workers in San Francisco, teamsters in 24 Treaty peace bet wen Nicaragua Los In Pittsburg machinists Angeles, and Salvador signed at Amapla. and various labor organizations in Terrific hurricane causes loss of May t 'anada. millions of dollars and death of several 3 all of operators of Pacific Practically at Campeche. persons Stales Telegraph and Telephone Co., 6 About 6.500 Turkish troops practically struck for increased wages. Joe Gans knocked ont Kid HerJan In battle with rebels In annihilated 5 Street car employes of San Francisco man In eighth round at Tonopah. Nev. Province of Yemen. Turkish Arabia. struck for eight-hou- r tied American Gustave day and Increase record Bye 9 Heir to throne of Spain born to yueen In wages. at ski jumping ut Munlsing. Mich.; recVictoria, at Madrid. 13 Supreme eight-hou- r court held 106 law feet. ord 11 Ninety miners lost lives In flic In 1- 8constitutional. Attell retained Abe featherweight Mexico. copper mine at Velsrdsna, Jun. of Western Union tele 17 Cossacks championship by knocking out Hnrrv killed 21 Innocent n: n at d graph operators at San Francisco Bilker in eighth round at Los Angeles. Lodz. Russia. In connection with a robOakland. Cal.. ordered, 5 Tom my Ryan knocked out I a e In increako Feb bery.15 demanded. round at wages In lifth Hot Springs, Russian douma llssolved bv Barry Jun Union operator m Los Ark Raring Inl Tennessee killed by Aug 7 and elections for nw parliament orof Angeles struck because company reselling bill passage First session of The Hague dered fused to reinstate discharged' 14 Calvin won I'etnarest national Mar. held. conference peace 8 Night operators at Chicago went out amateur championship at 14.2 balk-lin27 Hy burning of native t header In llong on strike billiards at New York Chinese perished. Kong15J of Western Union telegraph opStrike of Cincinnati elected Jul. Attempt made to assassinate 21 Gary Herrmann erators spread throughout west and congress President Fullleres of France; 'alter president Americanof Bowling south Cornelius P Shea defeated In Boston National Stahl uninjured for president of teamsters' election baseball teum, committed suicide at AllkhnnofT Daniel .1. Tnbln. union Ind by Baden, West two and of Tltlls. others blown to 12 of Strike In Smathers' case decided telegraph operators spread pieces by bomb hurled at carrlac.,, m Apr I Jury had not conspired to drug throughout east, news service of Assomatheri which they were riding, at Alexandra-pol- . ciated Press partially suspended. Lou Dillon and should retain gold .up Russia. 13 Employes of Colorado & Southern - Emperor of Coreu decided to won bv Major Delmar. ahdVate railroad won strike for increase In 11 Joe Ullman. well known bookmaker, throne. at wages San Francisco. liv men killed and wounded went Insane Aug. 15 President Small of 14 David Bllllngton. professional telegraphers' In revolt of Coresn troops enrage l at union Issued general strike order calling swam Vtnlle In 17 minutes. I6 decree disbanding (hem. when tK i commercial all N. out S W not workat operutors In Sydney, Seoul. seconds, creating Japanese ing 2 under union contracts. new world's record 6 Casssblate a. Morocco, bombarded by Labor riots In San Sen occurred day Indian runner, won 1- 9- Thos. Longboat. French cruisers. Francisco, Ixiulsvllle and Steubenville 9 Moorish Boston Marathon road race, defeating troops repulsed with heavy 114 Ohio and breaking record for 25 field of loss In two desperate attempts to rush Oct. 4 Cotton shipping business of New mile course French .amp .e.itside t'assablanca and Orleans tied up by strike of 8,000 cotton .n heai vwelghe Mav 8 Totuniv Burns Invade city handlers "PhiladelIvanhoff governor of Vlhorg prison cnamplonsblp by defeating 1? operators In principal r(Ra battle Tigraph and vicious foe of terrorists, assassinphia Jsck" O'Brien In of country rejected suggestion of Presiated by bomb in B; Petersburg. at Los Angeles dent Small that strike against Western owned hy James It Keene, 20- - Supermen, Sep. 4 Striking dock laborers of Union and Postal companies be deat won ISO.OOO burned lumber vard and Brooklyn handicap off. clared loss eatimated Sl.OOO.OOU. Qravesend. r, 1 18-- of Labor. Southern Railway CP" in salan. grained avoluntary to increase It" telegraph opeof ti.00 ratnth rator: handi-r- s 24 Striking cotton at New Orleans a Teed to resume work pend.ng Small, deposed president of union. Issued statement "calling o(T" telegraph strike. Because tliev were paid in checks, 4. '100 rn!ners near Danville. III., struck. union in Telegraphers' (Commercial Chicago, Mats fork and other cities calhd off strike Threatened general railway strtl e In Great Britain averted between railways an A by agreement union. 25 Striking street car men in Louisville. Ky., Indulged in serious riot. Decg Five companies of regulars ordered to Goldfield. Nev where trouble between miners and mine owners SO arbitration. J S tsleg-raphe'- s' 7tt . Jan. 3 Big furniture store at New York city; loss $500,000. Plant of .Michigan Stove works at Detroit gutted; loss $750,000; one person killed, several injured. 11 Burning of tobacco warehouse at Lancaster. Pa., caused loss $1,000,000. 28 Plant of Phelps Pub Co.. at Spring1.000,000.... field. Mass.; loss nearly York in New containing 100 auGarage tomobiles. 29 Section of Baldwin Locomotive works at Philadelphia; loss $1,000,000. 30 Mine mill at Victor. Colo., loss $500,000. Feb. 5 Business portion of Coal Harbor, N. D. 8 Lyndhurst, home of John country Wanamaker. at Philadelphia, completely destroyed; loss about $1,500,000. 25 Plant of Acker Porcess Co., at N$800,000. iagara Falls. N. Y.; loss 111., Mar. Town of Leroy, partly destroyed. 24 G. of A. Spalding Sporting goods store Bros at Chicago. 25 Morton Salt block, at Hutchinson, Kans.; loss $5o0.oco. Apr. 30 Plant of San Francisco Gas & Electric Co.; loss $2.51X1.000. 5 Engineering building of McGlll university, at Montreal; loss nearly 19 Town of Ilolo, Island of Panay, second city of Philippines, totally destroyed; 20,000 persons homeless. May S Business section of Barnesboro, Pa., almost wiped out. 13 Steamer City of Cleveland, at Detroit, entirely destroyed; loss $700,000. Jun. 6 Half of business section of Willow City, N. D., destroyed. Jul. 27 Over seven blocks of Coney Island's amusement section destroyed; loss $1,01X1.000. 28 Building of Memphis Cold Storage Co., at Memphis; loss $600,000. Oyer 50 families made homeless Aug. by fire at Edgewater. N. J. 2 Plant of the U. S. Leather Co., at Tomloss about ahawk, Wis., destroyed; $500,000. 15 Several summer hotels, summer cottages and buildings at Old Orchard, Me.; loss estimated $500,000. 29 Courier Journal building at IjduIs- ville. Ky. 2 Three business squares and porSep. tion of residence section at Houston, Tex., destroyed; loss $500,000. 9 Cliff House, famous resort at San Francisco, destroyed. Oct. 4 Thousands of acres of forest land In Sonoma, Cal. 31 Store of Hidden Shoe Co., at Chicago; loss $600,006. 3 Nov. Main office buildrng of Nelson Morris packing plant, at East St. Louis, III.; loss $300,000. 8 Docks at Superior, Wis., several big elevators, mills and other buildings; loss estimated $3,000,000. 29 Several business blocks at Cody, Wyo., destroyed. 8 1 , 1 IWUW Rear-Admir- 1 1 Rear-Admir- fellow-servant- Garrison-on-the-Hudso- 21- r- e 12- (B 8- 1 1 1 anti-poo- Jan. $1 e -- 16-- 18- wlm-me- k 27-- Col wars-hous- es r Jan. 2 First McCrea elected president of Pennsylvania lines to succeed late A. J. Cassatt. 3 Federal Judge Landis decided at Chicago that Standard Oil Co. must stand trial on eight of ten Indictments returned against it. 14 Grand jury at Findlay, O., returned 939 indictments against Standard Oil Co. and subsidiary companies for conspiracy in restraint of trade. 15 Federal grand jury at Chicago Indicted John R. Walsh in connection with failure of Chicago National bank. 23 Judge Hallam, at St. Paul, Issued order enjoining J. J. Hill and other officials of Great Northern railway from making proposed Increase of $60,000, 000 In stock. Feb. 18 Wisconsin state railway commission ordered railroads ot state to passenger fare. give flat 26 John F. Stevens resigned as chief of canal and president Panama engineer named Maj. G. W. Goethals as chairman of commission and engineering chief of work. Mar. Suit filed at Boston against Mrs. Marv Baker G. Kddy, leader of Christian Science faith, by G. W. Glover, her son. asking accounting of property and appointment of receiver. Mar. 4 New Mexico house passed resolution to investigate conduct of Gov. Hagerman in regard to alleged timber land frauds. 7 Mayor Schmlts, of San Francisco, pleaded not guilty to; charge of extortion. 20 Abraham Ruef Indicted for bribery at San Francisco; T. V. Halsey also InIn dicted connection with grant of telephone franchise. Apr. 2 J. J. Hill resigned as president of Great Northern railroad and son. T. W. Hill, elected to place. Walsh Indicted on Apr. 5 John R. charges of misapplication of funds of Chicago National hank, at Chicago. 8 Supreme court decided Isle of Pinea Is Cuban territory, not American. 13 Oil Co., of Indiana, Standard Apr. found guilty of accepting Illegal rates from Chicago & Alton railroad, at Chicago. 26 Jamestown exposition opened; President Roosevelt and other high officials attended ceremonies. May 9 Federal court at Indianapolis perpetually enjoined drug trust from continuing operations, 15 Abraham Ruef pleaded guilty to extortion at San Francisco. 24 Grand Jury at San P'ranclsco returned 89 indictments against Mayor Schmiti Kuer and street railway officials other companies. Jun. 13 Mayor Srhmltz of San Francisco, found guilty of extortion. Jul. 8 Sohmitz sentenced to five years In penitentiary for extortion. 16 Dr. E. R. Taylor, of University of California, elected mayor of San Francisco, by board of supervisors. Aug. S Judge Landis. at Chicago, fined Standard Oil Co. $29,240,000. for accepting illegal rebates from Alton railroad; fine largest In hlstorv of Jurisprudence. Aug. 7 Senator Beveridge of Indiana, married to Miss Catherine Eddy In American embassy at Berlin 21 in Suit equity brought by relatives for of properly of Mrs. Mary accounting Baker G Eddy, brought to sudden closs at Boston. of Sep. 4 IOtlls Glass, Pacific States Telephone and Telecmph Co. convicted of bribery at San Francisco and sentenced to five years' Imprisonment. C. G. 1- 2Burton, of Mo., elected commandcr-ln-chle- f Nevada, of G. A. R.. at Saratoga. N. Y. SO Mt Klnley memorial st Canton, O., dedicsted by President Roosevelt. 2 F, Wm Oct. Senator Borah acquitted of charge of conspiracy to defraud government, at Boise. Idaho. 23 German balloon Pommern. piloted by won Erbslob. Herr International aeronautic cup. landing at Ashury Park. N. J 880 miles from starting point 7 at St Iuls trhison. Topeka Ik Santa Fs Nov lt Railroad Co fined $330,000 at Los a, for rebating. 1- 3- Trlal of John It Walsh for misapplication of funds of Chicago National hank, begun at Chicago 2- 6- Edward Payson Weston, aged 69. completes walk from Portland. Me., to Chicago, Jaunt taking 29 days. of Miss Fdlth f : 101 of secretary of state, and I' S. Grant. III O' curred at Washington. Dec. 16 Pacific fleet saded from Hampton Roads after review by piesidenl. 2i4-ce- 1 . An-ge- .