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a locked-out Homestead Ironworker,
commits suicide t Braddock. The Alle
gheny Presbytery votes against re
vision. 2 Tlio Ballders' Exchange takes steps
toward the formation or a frenzlit
bureau. The lirst car run on the Sub
urban Rapid Transit Railroad. Henry
Eggers commits suicide.
S Se eral incendiary Ares In Beaver Falls:
the American Ax and Tool works de
stroyed; los, $25,000. Natural gas struct
in tlie Murraysville field,
t National Guard officers acquitted or the
charge or assault upon Private Inms.
The Executlvo Council or the American
Federation meets in Pittsburg.
t The Citizens" Industrial Alliance elects
officers. The Salvation Army raided by
7 G. G. O'Brien's -wallpaper store burns;
Mrs. William Schuete killed. Burgess
McLuckie, or Homestead, resigns. The
Allegheny Publio Library Committee in
dorses Librarian Stevenson and Mrs.
Blair, and rebukes employes lor insub
ordination. Murderer Cloonanrefuseda
-Dalzell. Stone and Sipe elected Concress
luen In districts in andadjacent to Pitts
burs; Homestead glvos a Democratic
majority. The skeleton of Jarae Barton
found hanging In a coal mine, near Brad
dock. , ,
8 Dr. SI cCandlcss' residence partly burned;
10 -Thirty alleged contract class blowers
Jrom Belgium bound for Pittsburg de
tainee, at New York Quarantine.
12 Democrats celebrate Cleveland's victory.
A. A. A.'s win a game of lootball lrom
tlie P. A C.'s.
IS The Industiial Alliance Issues an appeal
to the people against municipal and
county corruption. The B. A O. shops
at Gleniood damaged $22,000 by fire.
Manv persons injured in a Homestead
not" between unionists and non
unionists. H The Mayor's veto of Diamond stieet
widening ordinance sustained. The un
derground wire ordinance passed, ready
lor the Mayoi's signature.
15 Max New man kitlod by Patrick Coyne at
Homestead. The arcegie Comiiany
sumuions Beaver Falls strikers to return
to work as individuals. Annie House
holder's corpse tound in the Allegheny
river. The Engineers' Society considers
plans for abating the smoke nuisance
Monongabela City celebrates its cen
tenurv. The Chrysanthemum Exhibition
begins. Bishop Pnclan sues lor the pos
session of the late Father Molllncei's
1G n'aiker & Dunlevy's pork packing
establishment damaged $10,000 by fire.
17 Garvin convicted or voluntary man
slaughter. Homestead locked-out mon
vote by secret ballot to continue the
struggle. Allegheny Select Council
passes an oidinance to extend to Jour
vears the terms of municipal oJBcers.
IS The sympathy strike of mechanic-, and
laborers at Homestead declared off. Baeu
enein's brrwery in MUlvale damaged
$10,000 by fire Tlie trial of the Home
stead riot cases begins. D. Lutz ASons.
Allegheny brewers, sue George Craw
loid, alleged agent or the English biew
IS one thousand locked-out Homestead
men apply Jot- their old positions. Isaac
Kennedy's body found in a well on
Brady'srun. The ilezart season opens.
19 The Beaver Falls strike declared off.
George V. Miller reappointed Collector
of Internal Revenue.
29 Ihe Homestead strike declared off.
21 1'he Homestead Advisory Board dis
bands. 22 Henry Dauehowcr, -wife and child burn
to death in their house In Pleasant Val
ley. The American Bottler' Protective
Association meets in Pittsburg. The
Art Society gallery opened.
23 Critcnlow, the first of the Homestead
workmen on trial, acquitted. The Sena
torial Committee investigating the
Pinkertons sits in Pittsburg. Lawrencc
ville strikers vote to continue the con
test. The old Franklin cotton mill in
Allegheny damaged by fire $8,000.
25 Green glass manutacturers combine. The
James P. Witherow Company reorgan
ized. 26-The Foley-Laird libel suit at Grcensburg
eudsina'draw. Underground wire ordi
nance signed. t
27 Miss Maggie Hamilton, an Allegheny
teacher, dinuns beiself at Kittanuiug.
T6 The two Zapra brothers and Strasser
condemned to death and Garvin
sentenced to nine years in the peniten
tiary. Musser & Brewer's pottery in New
Brighton bums; loss, $23,000. Hugh Ros
und John McLuccie suriendcr. The
Fifth Avenue Market Houe leased for
high school purposes. Tho Murphy
Keelev temperance movement begins.
Theodore Brown commits suicide at
19 McKenua announces his candidacy
lor the Democratic Mayoralty nomina
tion, and McCandlcss reaffirms iiis candi
dacy for the Republican nomination.
89 Erery disreputable houe in the city
closed by lcquest of tho Mayor. Parents
of tho Cooluj boys arrested.
1 Mayor Kennedy, of Allegheny, recommend-
to Councils the passage of a raid
ing ordinance against disreputable
houses. ieorge Fleming elected Presi
dent ut the Randall Club. Hotel Newell
2 The poiico grant disorderly houses a re
prieve until the Mayor shall have Bet a
uate for closure. Oliver Brothers' South
sixteenth stieet mills shut oown. A
gang of robbers captured in a cave near
S i-olonels Streator and Hawkins relieved
from costs. The second lodge of finish
ers organized. Plate glass manufactur
ers fair to agree on restriction of pro
duction. i Electnc cars placed on the West End
Stieet Railway. William lieee arrested
lor burglary and arson committed iu W.
J. Davis' house in Allegheny,
t Judge Stone charges the grand jury not
to be influenced by popular clamor. The
Umonlown express train collides -with
two engine-at Pennsville; many passen
gcis injured. The Dancbwer lamily in
Pleasant Valley found to have been
drugged, robbed and burned.
I Tho Philadelphia Company brings in a
large gas well in Elizabeth. The
Cooley timls begin at Uniontown.
7 Oil and water gas successfully tested at
Greensburg. The Builders' Exchange
rtjects an eight-hour lcsolution. The
older or Solon decides to prosecute 16 of
its ofticcis. William Maitin, of the
Cooley gang, convicted.
S Gi-oceisot Manchester and Woods' Run
oiganizea piotcctive association. Rev.
W. R. Covert goes insane.
8 Jack Ramsey, of the Cooley gang, con
victed. Tlie Homestead Reliot Associa
tion appeals for contributions A. J.
Kress, t i.e Allegheny lumberman, fails.
Tue Union Gospel Temperance Associa
tion o. gauized. Iron City molders
V-An alleged plot to poison non-union men
at Homestead divulged. Coal shipped
down the river. The gnu el roofing
'actory at Lawrejiceville burns; loss,
98. 31. IL Stevenson files a bill iu
uity against the Order of S ilon.
i Citizens' Industrial Alliance adopts
rcils take the first step toward open
16 proposed Boulevaid by opening
trials begin. The County W. a T.
solte to organize a Girls' Puiity
ue. PittSDurg Temale college trus
lecide to erect a handsome building,
ncky courts honor the requisition
Beatty, tho alleged Homestead
onla Burns' play, "Love's
-upus," produced on the Sonthsido
.charity's sake. The Sjeritt Manu-
lirlng Company assigns. Young
Ma Rogers indicted lor murder.
brthe Allegheny postofllce pur-
"ials acquitted. James Jenkins
utii Fork Club lor $25,000. The
-s, the "Cooley Queen" and
onvicted. Beatiy. the al-
id poisoner, held for the
uluctor Rogers killed by
Charles ScoveL Secre-
arg Ait Society, i e-
' Andrew Carnegie,
7 at the hands or
ut on the Penn-
nnia Raab and
lated by gas; tho
ilze a church.
c Church dedi-
ilicity in tho
appeal to the
-al eviL The
i Bridge Com-
. e ol $1,500,000
rin Assoc la-
c street rail-
" tauqna Ice
' ' lis except
ad be iii-
'.es 1 1; loss
4 f. ""' Galla-
,): j ji -stead
- i'r H" orth
4n ' ie, r's
The Mining Institute frames a bitumin
ous raining bill to be presented to tho
24 Pnipps' conservatory, Allegheny Parks,
damaged bv fire $1,200. Tlie-Mercantllo
Trust Company appointed receivorlor
the Order of Solon. Christmas gifts col
lected by The Dispatch distributed
among Homestead people. Ramsey, of
the Coc.loy gang, sentenced at Union
town .to 19 years' Imprisonment; David
to 5 years and Martin to 3 years. F.
Gutman found to have forged about
$2,500 worth or paper. Pittsburg reform
ers start a movement for a municipal
25 The Wilmerdlng lockup burns, -with one
nrisoner, John Purdy. The Adjutant
General's annual report comments on
the lack of respect lor law in Allegheny
2G John Duss becomes sole trustee for the
27 Two free bridge ordinances introduced
in Councils. A franchise granted the
Moi-ningside and Highland Park Rail
road. The Chamber of Commerce chooses,
delegates to go to the Legislate re and ad
vocate a memorial In tavor of tho Erie
Canal. The murdered body of Richard
Reese found at Monongahcla City. Sen
tence passed in the last or thb Cooley
28 A fire in Glenshaw causes a loss of$15,
000. The office or Jo. Painter & Sons'
Company damaged $7,000 by fire. Mc
Candless withdraws us a candidate for
the Mayoralty. Max Newman acquitted
or the murder at Homestead of Thomas
20 Two persons fatally tnlured. and the
Electric Carpet Cleaning Works wrecked
by a boiler explosion.
CO Controller ilorrow formally declines re
nomlnatlon to any city office.
GENEKAL EVENTS IN SCIENCE, ART
Many Sporting Records Smashed, and the
ris'.Jc Champion Yields His Lanre!s
Movements of EeUgious and Other So
cial Organizations Deeds of Philan
thropy. Under this head will be mentioned all
events -which cannot be conveniently classi
fied. Many of the roost interesting matters
of the year are treated. This has been a re
markable year in the annal of sports, as
many new records and new champions will
1 First immigiant lands on Ellis island,
2 A Gaiza band surprised and defeated
near Los Cuevates by United States
4 The Pennsylvania Supreme Court de
cides Waller, the previous incumbent, to
be State Supetintendent or Public In
struction. Judge Krebs. at Clearfield,
Pa., decides the Brooks liquor law valid.
5 A swindle simultaneously worked In
poolrooms in many Western cities by the
tapping of telegraph lines.
7 W. J. Scanlon, the actor, placed In an in
8 President Diaz proposes to tho United
States Government that troops of either
country be at liberty to cioss the bound
ary In pursuit of Garza's band.
9 Maryland sues West Virginia in a bound
ary dispute belore the United States Su
11 The United States Supreme Court re
verses the decision of Judge Greshain in
tlie Ccunselman inter-State commetce
12 Tho Revision Committee or the Presby
terian General Assembly meets.
13 The Vallejo inquiry into the cruiser Bal
timore riot ordered, lhe Foropaiigh
show bought by Bailey, the Barnnm
saowman. Hebiew rabbis meet to pre
pare a book of prayer.
IS The Presbyterian Committee on Revision
settles the doctrines of preteritiou and
the fate of infants.
19 A remarkable tidal wave on Lake Huron.
20 Chicago water tunnels closed by ico. The
Piesbvterian Revision Committee adds a
chapter to the Westminster Conicssion
on the ofTer of the Gospel.
22 Tne new explosive, "terrorlle," first
tested. Schaeier defeats Slosson at
bllliaids, 800 to 592.
1 Grover Cleveland holds a reception at
3 Tlie Louisiana Lottery Company an
nounces its coming dissolution.
4 The Conemaugli Valley Memorial Hospi
tal, at Johnston n, dedicated. A gold
mine discovered ut Gold Hill, Col.
"8 Principal Cooper, ot the Stuto Normal
School, deposed but teluses to surrender
9 A new spot appears on the snn.
11 T vphui (ever louud In New York among
Russian Hebrew immigrants.
13 A remarkable display or aurora borealis.
Sarah Althea Hill goes insane on
spiritualism. Prof. Elilui Thomson an
nounces an invention uf a machine to
leut. Totten, or Yale University, pre
dicts dire disasters preceding a speedy
19 An ice locomotive successfully tested at
New Hamburg, N. Y.
20 The great Parker (Pa.) ice gorge breaks.
Marie Blaiue wins her divorce.
22 Grover Cleveland Addresses Michigan
23 Severe earthquake shocks in California.
21 Warner Miller defends the Nicaragua
Canal beforo the Traiis-Mlssissippl Con
gress. 25 John D. Rockefeller gives $1,000,030 to the
University of Chic .go.
2S Hon. James G. Blaine gives his version
of the family quarrel which ended in his
1 Marie Blame puhlishes an open letter to
her tather-iu-law, in reply to his personal
statement. Neodham knocks out Burke.
2 Fitzsiminons whips Maher. The National
Baseball Leaguo enacts rules.
S The Baseball League schedule of games
adopted. "Prince" Michael and his fol
lowers mobbed in Detroit.
5 Maher, the pugilist, attempts suicide.
Tho Jury trying the insanity casebf Ed
win M. Field disagrees. John L. Sulli
van issues a general challenge to the
world to fight lor a purse ot $5J,000.
The explosion of a wagon load or dyna
mite at Findlay shakes up all Noith
western Ohio. Six deposed teachers at
the Edlnboro Normal School, who relusa
to vacate, are frozen out by tho trustees.
9 A severe blizzard in tho West. Tho New
York, Pennsylvania and Ohio Baseball
10 ara n Althea Hill adjuaged insane.
12 Great natural gas eruption through a
pond at Willlston, O.
15 Sullivan and Coroett sign articles to
16 A Northern hurricane with snow and
sleet visits the South. William G.
Trunkey, a well-known lawyer oi War
ren, Pa., commits suicide at Youngs
19 Ives beats Schaeficr at billiards.
23 Drayton and Borrowe, the prospective
dnofists, arrive Iff New York.
26 La Touiaine breaks the steamship record
between Havre un i New York.
30 B. G. Iugersoll delivers the funeral ora
tion over Wait hitman's grave.
31 The cruiser Raleigh launched.
2 The Executive committee of Lane Theo.
logical Seminary decides that the pledgo
of prolessors prevents them from teach
ing the fallibility of the Bible.
S A Union Pacific passenger train plastered
over by a mud shower near Topeka.
6 Senator John Sherman delivers a eulogy
of his brother, the late General Sherman,
at the New York banquet of the Loyal
Legion. Tbo capstone of tho Mormon
Tomple at Salt Lake City laid 59 years
nfter the laying of the corner stone, 'alio
Pennsylvania Board or Charities finishes
taking evidence In the Huntingdon Re
7 Heavy snowstorm in Texas and North
9 A newly-lnvcntod submarine boat suc
cessfully tested at Detroit.
11 The New York Presbytery elects anti
Brlggs delegates. Tho largest arch ever
constructed the central arch of the
Manufacturers' building at the World's
12 Two shocks of earthquake in Central
New York State. The baseball League
13 Grand rush of sctt'ers into tho Slsseton
19 Cheyenne and Arapahoe lands in the In
dian Territory opened for settlement.
27 The cornerstone of tho Grant Monumont
at New York laid.
23 Korcshans abandon their California
29 Platinum discovered near Rapid City,
1 Lay delegates to the Methodist General
Conference meet und resolve In furor of
separate seats In the conference.
2 Immigration rifflclals at New Yoik vac
cinate 1,333 persons from one ship. A
heavy snow storm in the Northwestern
4 The Episcopal address at the M. E. Gen
eral Conrerence advocates an American
ized franchise, upholds the rights of
jabcr, commends prohibition .and de
nounces anti-Chineso legislation.
B Harrisburg Call editors plead guilty of
libeling Governor Pattlson. President
Adams, or Cor.iell University, resigns.
6 Dr. Keeley completes negotiations wltb
an English syndicate for the establish
ment of bi-chtoride ol gold Institute lu
England and France.
10 The Ohio Supreme Court declares the
compulsory education law constitu
tional. Tne Johnstown. Belief Commis
sion finishes its work.
11 A Catholio conference meets In New
York to project a summer sohool on the
Chautauqua plan. Azra wins the Ken
12 The ChlldB-Drexel Printers' Home at
Colorado Spring dedicated. The St.
Louis cantl-lover bridge opened to traffic.
The old warship Iroquois goes out of
commission. The new capital at Santa
Fe, N. M., burns.
18 The Mississippi River Improvement As-
14 Charles H. McGuirrins, of Kalamazoo,
Mich., breaks the record for swift type
writing, recording 200 words a minute.
16 Geneial Miles sends a message from
Chicago to General Howard at .New York
by relays of bicycles.
18 White G. A. R. posts of Louisiana and
Mississippi secede from the national or
ganization. U The General Assemblies or the Presbyte
rian Church, the ProsDj-terian Church
South and the Cumberland Presbyterian
Church meet. The Baptist Congress
convene In Philadelphia.
20 Heavy snowstorms visit New Hampshire
and the Northwestern States. The Co
lumbus ZTupafcA publlshesa letter alleged
to have been written by U. S. Grant to
Roscoe Coiiklmg. opposing the third
term movement, and appealing for a'
reconciliation between his correspond
ent and James G. Blaine. Senator David
IS. Hill delivers the oration at the cele
bration at Charlotte, N. a, or the Meck
lenburg Declaration of Independence.
21 Ives wins tho world's championship at
billiards. Tho Irish National League of
Amoiica notify their countrymen In Ire
laud to expect no more funds from Amer
ica until the tactions are united.
23 The last lelay m the bicycle journey de
livers his message to General Howard.
The new Confession or Faith presented
to the Presbyterian General Assembly.
24 Matliias Romero, Mexican Minister -to
the United States, appointed Minister of
Financo in Mexico.
25 The General Assembly or the United
Presbyterian Church meets at Pittsburg.
26 The Methodist Episcopal Quadrennial
Conference adjourns; a resolution passed
that the annual conferences vote on the
proposition that the word "laymen" In
the Discipline means men only, and in
case the proposition is not carried by a
two-thirds majority, then the word "lay
men" shall thereafter mean both men
27 The first elevated railroad train moves
28 The Methodist Protestant General Con
ference stukes tho word "obey" from
the marriage service. The Presbyterian
General Assembly sustains the appeal of
the Prosecuting Committee in tbeBrlggs
case from the New YorK Presbytery.
30 Tne United Presbyterian AssemDlyre
solvos to boycott the World's Fair If It is
to be opened on Sunday. A revival at
Mason City, la., closes Ci business houses.
2 The "high water mart" monument un
veiled at Gettysburg.
4 Snow falls eight inches deep on alevel In
6 The minority report submitted of the
Pennsylvania State Board of Charities
on the investigation of the Huntingdon
7 Tho majority report on the foregoing
11 John Redmond, the Parnelllte leader,
arrives in New York.
14 A glacier discovered in San Bernadino
county, Cal. Bishop Horstmann excom
municates 800 Polish Catholics at Cleve
15 Redmond, the Parnelllte leader, delivers
his first American speech. A Philadel
phia court decides that legitimate clubs
are exempt from tlie operations of the
Brooks liquor law.
27 Dixon wins the lightweight champion
ship against Fred Johnson, of England.
The Peary relief expedition starts from
28 The battleship Texas launched.
0 The pbyHlcians who oonducted tne
autopsy upon the remains of Mindreader
Bishop, on trial in New York; the Jury
disagree. McAullffe knocked out by
1 Yale beats Harvard in the annual boat
2 Margaret Mather secures her divorce.
4 Negroes in national convention at Cin
cinnati demand Justice.
7 The international convention or the
Young People's Society of Christian En
deavor meets in New Yoik.
9 A movement originates among Chicago
woikiugmen to organize military com
panies to resi3t Pinkertons.
10 The Pennsylvania division of the Na
tional Guard called out to testoro order
at Homestead. The National Confer
ence of Hebrew Rabbis decide to permit
11 The National Guard of Pennsylvania
14 The first annual convention of the Bap
tist Young People's Union meets lu De
troit. 15 -Natural gas found at Morillton, Ark.
16 A remarkable electiical storm and a
19 Five thousand wheelmen parade betore
the President at Washington.
21 Palo Alto, maker or the stallion record,
dies. Captain N. E. Andrews begins his
trans-Atlantic voyage in a 19-fobt sail
22 Tne cruiser Columbia (the Pirate)
launched at Philadelphia. Margaret
Mather weds Gutav Pabst.
27 The steamship City of Paris breaks the
trans-Atlantic record between Queens
town and New York; time, 5 days, 15
hours and 58 minutes. The revision of
the K. or P. ritual begun.
2S George K. SIstare, the New York broker,
SO Aicliaeological remains on the Little Ml
ami riverfoundtobea "serpent mound."
Observations through the Lick telescope
of the opposition of Mars reveal many
tacts concerning that planet's small
9 The triennial conclave of Knight Temp
lars begins at Denver. The $20,000,000
Government "gold train" arrives in New
Yoi k from San Francisco. The National
Encampment Sons of Veterans meets at
11 The cruiser Marhlebead launched. Hon.
Hugh McCardy elected Grand Master of
the Knights Templar.
12 Fcidlnaud Ailaid, of Montreal, claims to
hare discovered the lost Egyptian arc of
13 General Gano Dunn, of New York, com
mits suicide at Denver. The greatest
electric search light in the world tested
on Mt. Washington.
17 Nancy Hanks lowers the trotting record;
time, 2:07"4- The Farmers' Encampment
at Mt. Gietna begins.
IS Hal Pointer lowers the pacing record;
time, 2:05. Double canals on Mars seeu
through tne Lick telescope.
20 Minnie Seligmab, the actress, marries
Robert L. Cutting, Jr.
22 Word telegraphed by flash light from
Mt. Washington to Fottland, Me., 5
23 The sessio-is or the Knights of Pythias
begin at Kansas City. A mammoth's
skeleton unearthed near Guthrie, Okla.
24 The new Knights of Pythias ritual first
25 A committee or the American Bar As
sociation reports against any change of
the laws to coveriuternational cases like
that ot Now Orleans lynching. W. W.
Blackwell elected Supreme Chancellor of
the Knights of Pythias.
27 A. T. Kenny breaks bemile swimming
recoid in Philadelphia; time, 23:153-5.
28 A new volcano produced by ac eruption
on Shamoglu Island, Alaska. -
31 Nancy Hanks on tue Independence kite
shape track again lowers the trotting
recoid; time, 2i-5..
5 McAnliffe knocks out Myer.
6 Dixon, the feather-weight champion, de
7 Corbett knocks out Sullivan and wing
the pugilistic ohauipion3hlp. Nancy
Hanks lowers tfle world's trotting record
on a regulation track; time, 2:07.
8 The old Academy of Music in Cleveland
9 Zimmerman, the wheelman, beats with
Ills bicycle the trotting record at Spring
field, Mass.; time, 2:06 4-5. Evangeline
breaks the regulation track lacing rec
ord at Cleveland; time, 2:11.
10 Pror. Barnard discovers tue fifth satel
lite of Jupiter through the Lick teles
cope. 11 Peary's North Greenland expedition re
turns to St. Johns, N. F. Fire Island in
habitants resist tne landing of passen
gers from the cholera ships.
12 New York health authorities temporarily
enjoined fioin landing the Normannia
passengers on Firo Island.
is Tho injunction dissulvedand Fire Island
in possession ol the health authorities.
14 Louasco breaks the stallion trotting
lecord on regulation track; time, 2:10
15 The Army of the Cumberland holds its
leuniou; General Boyuton delivers an
address, claiming more credit for that
army than accepted histories bestow
16 Normannia passengers released from
Quarantine. A Pennsylvania State
19 The G. A. R. Encampment begins at
Washington. The Supreme Lodge of
Odd Fellows opens at Portland, Ore.
SO The Chinese Six Companies in a seoond
proclamation warn their people not to
obey the Geary law, and also appeal to
their Emperor. ,.
SI The Pan-Presbyterian Convention opens
22 The National Encampment, G. A. B.,
elects General elssert, Commander-in-Chief.
The Secretary or War orders the
removal and demolition of all private
Broperty on the reservation or Fort
23 Members or the Peary expedition arrive
In Philadelphia. The Fntnotio Sons of
America eliminate the word "white"
from their constitution.
27 German Catholics of America meet at
Newark, N. J.
28 Nancy Hanks, at Terro Haute, Ind., again
beats the trotting record; time, 2:04, on
29 Mascot breaks the pacing record; time,
2:04. Dr. Stewart, of Philadelphia, claims
to have discovered that hydro-napb.tb.ol
is a cure for cholora.
1 Chicago University opened.
2 The Pope's encyclical on the Rosary of
Beads read in all Catholic churches. The
"Faribault" educational plan over
thrown by popular vote at Faribault,
5 The Episcopal Convention meets.
8 The Columbus celebration in New York
11 The revision of the Prayer Book finished
by the Episcopal Convention.
12 The Triennial Council or Congregational
churches convenes. Millionaire Yerkes
promises to bear the expense of building
the largest telescope in the world tor the
Chicago University. The first comet ever
found by photography discovered at Lick
14 The first blizzard of the season in Kan
sas, Colorado and Wyoming.
15 The second baseball season ends in favor
of Cleveland. Tne Crow reservation in
Montana opened for settlement. Union
Theological Seminary severs its connec
tion with the Piesbyterian Genctal As
sembly. 16 Subscription Day In Methodist churches
lor the benefit of the Washington Uni
versity. 17 The first street railway mail car begins
operations in St. Paul.
IS lhe first conversation between New
York and Chicago takes, place over the
Long Distance Telephone.
19 Tho World's Fair buildings dedication
celebration begins. The steamship City
of Paris again breaks the westwaru
trans-Atlantic record; time, 5 days, 14
hours and 24 minutes.
20 A partial eclipse of the sun. The Na
tional League lor Good Roads organized.
The Friends' Conference lecognizes the
21 The World's Fair buildings dedicated.
The New York Synod romands the
Briggs case back to the Now York Pres
bytery. 25 Lieutenant Peary publishes a full narra
tive of his Greenland expedition in Thb
Dispatch. Dr.-. Hall and Booth resign
lrom the Board of Directors ot the Union
Theological Seminary. Boston wins the
baseball championship lorlbD-l Oil dis
covered at Catawissa, Pa.
26 Reply postal cards Hist placed on sale.
2S The National W. C. T. U. meets at Den
ver. The American Humane Association
declares against vivisection, the object
of which is meielyto exhlDlt facts al
ready well known.
29 Plot. Totteu piole:S3S to see an ominous
political sign iu the coincidence of a
solar eclipse and the Columbian celebra
tions. 31 The Charleston earthquake celebration
begins. Choynski knocks out Godtrey.
1 Frances E. Willard re-elected President
or the W. a T. U.
2 The Stroger automatl telephone first put
In operation atLaporte, Ind.
S Dr. Heber Newtoii acquitted of heresy.
Eaithquake Day celobiatedat diaries
ton, S. C, by a sham oombardmeut of
4 The President issues a Thanksgiving
5 The cruiser Olympla launched. Stam
boul lowers the stallion recoid; time,
9 The New York Presbytery begins the
trial ol Dr. Briggs.
10 The cruiser Cincinnati launched.
12 Kremlein lowers tho stallion trotting
record; time, 2.-07.
14 The heresy trial of Prof. Henry P. Smith
15 Agnes Huntington becomes a bride. The
National Farmers' Alliance convenes.
16 American Archbishops meet in secret
conclave. Powderly delivers a semi
political address before' the National
Convention of the K. of L. Acting Sec
retary Spaulding issues further quaran
tine instructions to customs officials.
20 Holmes' comet discovered to be not iden
tical with Biela's.
21 Puw derly re-elected Grand Master Work
man of the K. of L.
23 W. R. Brooks, ot Geneva, N.Y., discovers
a new comet. A brilliant meteoiio dis-
Slay supposed to be connected, with
olmes' comet, btamboul aaln breaks
tne stallion trotting record; time, 2.07.
26 Mr. Fieeman, or Lngland, discovers a
comet. Asmall Texasshower apparently
produce J by Dryenfurth's experiments.
37 I'he Chicago Theological Seminary plans
a school of sociology to be established
in the slums. Louis Gathmau, or Chi
cago, claimed to be able to produoe
rain by freeing carbonic acid gas in the
upper atmosphere. Gresgains and Cos
telio fight a diaw in SO rounds.
29 Kansas Populists organize "The Boys in
30 The Nicaraugua Canal Convention be
gins. The Patriotic Sons of Amerloa
and the Junior and Souior Order of
American Mechanics consolidate in
1 The United Hallway Men of America or
ganized, 3 Robert A. Pinkerton submits a written
statement or the relations or bis agency
to the battle or Homestead. Gold dis
covered In the Sui hills near Kansas
7 Jay Gould's will published. Satolli's ad
dress before the Archbishops' conclavo
8 Goddard knocks out Maher.
9 Prof. H. Preserved Smith acquitted of
the first heresy charge against nlm.
12-i-Pror. Smith convicted on two heresy
charges. Philip Armour founds by a
donation the Armour Institute nt Chi
cago. The ecclesiastical trial of Father
Corrigan begins at Newark, N. J.
13 Cincinnati Presbytery decides to sus
pend Prof. Smith from the ministry. The
Federation of Labor votes aid to Home
14 The published minutes of the Arch
bishops' conclave piove that Satolll
was the mouthpiece of the Pope. Lib
eral Presbyterians or New York take
steps looking to the control of the Gen
15 The Soldieis' Orphans' Home Commis
sion decides to tiame a bill for presenta
tion to the Legislatino providing lor an
industrial school system.
17 Father corrigan apologizes to Bishop
Wigger and tbo case against the priest is
dropped. Socialists outvoted three to
one In the Federation of Labor.
IS The churches ot the country, In their
services, consider the aims 01 the Ameri
can Peace Society.
20 The Hobart stud dissolved at a public
sale; Stumboul sold lor $41,000. The lu
uependent Christian Voters' League of
America (temperance) organized at Nor
mal, I1L ,
23 Satolll restores Dr. McGlynn to the
24 The Etmria beats the City of Paris m a
race across tho Atlantic
26 Dr. Gibier, of New York, announces the
discovery ora cure for epilepsy.
27 Rockefeller gives another $1,000,000 to the
University or Chicago. The corner-stone
of the great Cathedral of St. John in
New York laid. An ice bicycle success
fully tested by its inventor, Miko
Murphy, at Brooklyn.
29 Daly knocks ont McCarthy In the 23th
round. Mary Elizabeth Garrett gives
$303,977 to the Jouns Hopkins University
POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT.
A CAMPAIGN'S DULL PROGRESS AND
Details of the Quadrennial Struggle Traced
Step by Step The Organization of the
People's Party and the Remarkable
Part It Has Played.
The leading political event of the year
was, of course, the Presidental campaign.
Besides its listless progress and its em
phatic result, it was remarkable from the
introduction of a new and powerful ele
ment in politics the People's party, the
first third organization Bince ante-bellum
days that has succeeded In electing members
of the electoral college. The history of the
Kational Government has been almost bar
ren, except where its events had a direct
bearing on the 'political campaign.
1 Bishop W. Perkins appointed United
States Stnator from Kansas. Boswell P.
Flower inaugurated Governor of New
S Shermatf wins the first Senatorial
skirmish in the Republican canons
choice for Speaker in the Ohio Legisla
ture. 8 Tho Massachusetts Reform Club (Mug
wump) refuses to form anew party.
8 Democrats secure a majority and organ
ize the New York Senate. The Connecti
cut Supreme Court settles the Guberna
torial question In favor of Bnlkeley.
6 Ohio Republican Legislators nominate
Sherman for United States Senator.
7 The Boston Merchants' Association laud
reciprocity at a banquet; Congressman
Burrows. ex-Postmaster General James
and the Venezuelan Minister among the
8-Grover Cleveland and William M.
Springer speak at the banquet of the
New York Business Men's Democratic
Association. State Presidents of the
Fanners' Alliance decide as an organi
zation not affiliate with any political
11 Representative Breckenridge, of Ken
tucky, Introduces an anti-reciprocity
resolution. William McKlnley inaugu
rated Governor of Ohio. Sanator Teller
introduces a free coinage bill
13 Sherman declared elected United States
Senator from Ohio.
14 The first great debate in the Fifty -second
Congiess on Holman's anti-subsidy reso
lution. 15-Holman's resolution passes the Lower
IB Vilas, Springer, Breckenridge and others
expound the Democratic policy at the
New York Reronn Club's banquet.
19 A P. Gorman re-elected Senator from
Maryland. Louisiana antl-McEnery Re
publicans indorse Harrison and condemn
20 Wright elected Chairman of the Demo
cratic State Committee. Mills resigns
the Chairmanship of the Commerce Com
mittee. The Connecticut Senate recog
nizes Governor Bulkeley lor tho first
21 Time and place chosen for the Demo
cratic National Convention. Charles U.
Gibson elected United States Senator for
25 Chile leplies to the American ultimatum;
the President sends his Chilean message
27 Delegates of all minor political parties
meet at Culcago with amalgamation in
29 The Ways and Means Committee of Con
gress adopts the Springer piece-meal
policy of tariff legislation.
1 Boyd decided to be the legal Governor of
Nebraska by the United States Supreme
Court. The Anti-Lottery act sustained.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court de
clares tho Baker ballot law legal. Cur
ative legislatf on.found valid.
2 Democrats of the Connecticut Lower
Honse remain in session after tue Speaker
declares an adjournment.
4 The Low er House of Congress adopts Its
lules. The Iowa Democratic- Central
Committee decides to push Governor
Boies as a candidate for the Presidency.
The New York Assembly passes the Anti
5 The Louisiana Pemocratlo Committee
l eceives 40 cases of Winchester rifles and
ammunition for campaign purposes.
6 Illaine refuses to be a Presiueutal can
didate. 7. .The Immigration Commission reports.
8 Thayer surrenders the Governorship of
Nebiaska to Boyd.
9 The Muiuhler resolution to investigate
the affairs or the Keystone and Spring
Valley banks pusses the Lower House of
10 The Piand free coinage bill reported to
the Lower House. Joseph Buffington
appointed U. s. District Judge for West
ern Peunsj lynnia. Recipiocity negotia
tions with Canada begin.
11 Cleveland Democrats in New York pro
test against the "Snap Convention." .
12 The 111 st appropriation bill passed by
Congress. Lincoln day banquets lna
15 Canadian reciprocity negotiations at
Washington fail. The Committee of
Agriculture of the National House of
Representatives directed to inquire into
the effects of the McKinley law.
17 The Pennsylvania Republican Associa
tion issues an anti-Quay address from
19 The Senate passes the Geary Chineso
20 Senator Blair announces himself a can
didate lor the Presidency.
22 The "Snap Convention" at Albany
chooses Hill delegates to the National
Democratic Convention. The National
Industrial Conference meets at St. Louis.
Governor McKlnley defends the tariff
act in the Mlcuigan Club banquet Auti
Snapper New York Democrats call a
23 The National Irish Leaguo of America
issues an appeal for luuds.
24 The Industiial Convention at St. Louis
amalgamates with the People's party and
. sets a date for a National Nominating
Convention. Tile license bill deleated In
the Iowa Legislature.
26 Colonel Stewart unseated in favor of
29 The United States Supreme Court affirms
the right of the Speaker of tho House or
Representatives to call a quorum; the
McKlnley tariff act also decided to be
valid. The United States Supteme Court
decides the Bering Sea question. Nego
tiations for arbitration oi the Bering Sea
1 Ingalls makes his first political speech
since his defeat. Democrats call a con
vention. 5 The Committee on Agriculture defends
successfully its jurisdiction over its own
uppiopriation bills'. Salisbury refuses to
renew the Bering Sea modus Vivendi.
7 Free coinage advocates win the first
fight in the Lower House, fixing a date
lor the consideiation or the Bland bill.
Alger tells a reporter he is a candidate
lor tne Presidency.
8 The United States Government replies
to the Biltlsh Government insisting
npon a renewal of the Bering Sea modus
Vivendi. W. W. Greenland, ot Clarion,
appointed Adjutant Generator Pennsyl
vania. The Gatch local option bill passes
the Iowa Senate.
9 Bering Sea conespondence submitted to
' the Senate. Quay formally announced
as a Senatorial candidate. The tariff
debate or the Fifty-second Congress
14 Cleveland, in a letter to Hon. Edward
Brugg, does not deny that he would ac
cept the Presidental nomination, but
says he will make no personal effort to
secure the honor. David B. Hill begins
his southern tour. The People's Party
Executive committee issues an addres i,
suggesting a plan of organization.
Thomas F. Bayard issues an open letter
to Democrats against fiee coinage ot
silve. General Alger defends his -war
record. Tho Senate passes the general
postofllce building bill.
15 senator Hill addresses the Legislature of
Mississippi. The Republican Reform
Leaguo at Philadelphia replies to Clark
son s defense of Quay.
17 Senator Feller introduces his anti
liiilllonalre bill. Antl-Prohlbitionlsts
control the Iowa Republican Conven
tion. 20 Salisbury's second note refuses to re
new tho Boring Sea moJus vivendU
22 The three days' silver debate begins in
Congress. Roger Q. Mills'elocted Uulted
States Senator from Texas. The Wis
consin Supreme Court decides the gerry
4 The Bering Sea diplomatic correspond
ence published, lillbusierers stave off
tho vote on the free coinage bill.
28 -McKlnley declines to be a Presidental
candidate, and declaies in favor of Uar
llson. Iowa Republican legislators de
cide to stick to tho prohibitory law.
speaker Crisp puts a quietus on the sil
ver bill by ruling against cloture.
29 The Bering arbitration treaty ratified by
the Senate. Postmaster Meyers, or Har
rlsburg, issues an address against Har
rity's potitical leadership.
30 Senator Cullom withdraws bis candidacy
ror tbo Presidenoy. Tue reals trie ting of
Ohio becomes a law.
1 Dalzoll speaks in Congress on the tariff.
2 Cleveland, Campbell, McKlnley and
Reed speak lu Providence. Borrows
practically closed the tariff debate.
6 The first State election or the year in
Rhode Island; Republicans elect their
State tickot and tue Legislature. Sen
ator Wolcott, In a speech iu the Seuate,
attacks the administration foritsattir
tude on the silver question. The Ne
braska Snpreme Court decides the gub
ernatorial contest against ex-Governor
7 Tho free-wool bill passes the House.
The Massachusetts Democratic conven
tion mat ked by a drawn battle between
oldl lue Democi ats and Mugwumps. The
Senate votes $100,000 to aid the G. A. R.
oncampment at Washington.
9 The House passes the cotton-bagging
10 The President proclaims the opening for
settlement of tue Slsseton and Wapheton
reservations, to take place April 15.
13 The Harrity faction easily wins in the
Pennsylvania Democratic Convention;
rioting attends the proceedings. Demo
crats celebrate Jeffoison Day. The
Uulted States and Italy amicably settle
the Mafia dispute; fumlllespf the New
Orleans victims to receive 125.000 francs.
14 The Michigan Republican Convention
elects delegates who would vote for
Alger, but who are not unfriendly to
Harrison. The Boyd faction and anti
silver win at the Nebraska Democratic
19 Anti-Lottery Democrats win the Louisi
ana election. The Bering Sea modus
Vivendi convention ratified by the
20 Pennsylvania Republican Convention
held: Dean nominated for Supreme
Judge; for Congresmen-at-Large, Mc
Dowell and Lilly.
21 President Harrison calls the Interna
tional Monetary Conference. The Indi
ana Democratic Convention nominates
Claude Matthews for Governor, and in
structs delegates for Cleveland.
22 A secret circular Issued by Furmers Al
liance officials, calling a conrerence of
the Alliance of the Southern States only,
to meet at Birmingham, Ala., May 3.
made public. The Noyes-Eockwell con
tested election case decided In the House
in favor of Rockwell, the Democrat.
25 The Senate passed the Geary Chinese
37 Illinois Democrats nominate John P.
Altgeld for Governor, and instruct dele
gates provisionally for Palmer. Colorado
Republicans refuse to indorse Harrison,
aha Instruct tor any pronounced sliver
man for tho Presidental nomination;
second choice, Blaine. Nebraska Repub
licans instrnct for Harrison. Chairman
Fillev deleated in the Missouri Republi
28 Foraker and Sherman factions compro
mise In the Ohio Republican Convention.
New York Republicans elect as delegates
at large to the National Convention
Piatt, Sillier, Depew and Hiscock, the
same "big lour" who represented the
State four vears previous.
29 The Civil Service Reform League passes
resolutions condemningPresIdent Harri
son for breaking the pledges or his
2 The House passed the free binding-twine
3 The Senate adopts the conference report,
favoring the Chinese exclusion bill.
4 Tlie House passes the Chinese exclusion
bill. The Conrerence or the Farmers'
Alliance of the Southern States adopts a
manifesto i ef using to commit the organ
ization to any partisan or sectarian
action. Ssveu State conventions held;
Michigan 'and Wisconsin Democrats in
struct lor Cleveland; Maryland Repub
licans for Harrison.
5 The President sUns the Chinese exclu
sion bill. The Senate Committee on
Commerce ropoits favorably on the Ohio
river and Lake Erie canal bill. Repub
licans hold State conventions in Illinois,
Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas, West Vir
ginia, Virginia, Rhode Island, Delawaie,
Wyoming and Idaho; tho Wyoming con
vention names two hidy delegates lor the
Minnesota convention: the Illinois con
vention le-nominates Governor Flier.
9 Charles Emory Smith, United States
Minister to Russia, resigns. The Senate
passes the bill admitting to American
registry ships built in foreign countries.
11 The Senate rejects the French extradi
tion treaty. Iowa Democrats instructed
lor Boies. Tho New Uampsniie und
Wisconsin Democratic conventions
select Cleveland dologates. Tne Senate
E asses the Lake Erie ship canal bill. The
onso decides to investigate the Pink
14 United States District Judge Sage at
Cincinnati declares the river and harbor
act unconstitutional so far as it confers
judicial powers on the Secretary of War.
17 The National League of College Repub
lican Clubs hoids a convention at Ann
Aibor, Mich. Delaware and Arizona
Democrats hold conventions: both lor
18 Democratic State conventions held in
Georgia, California, and South Caiolina;
all for Cleveland, except south Carolina,
which sends a divided delegation. "Anti-
Harrison Republican statesmen bold a
conleience at General Algei's residence
19 The South Carolina Democratic Conven
tion captured by the Farmers' Alliance;
the resolutions denounce Cleveland anu
embody the Ocala platform. Virginia
Democrats compiomiso on a divided
delegation. The Calliornia Democratic
Convention choose Cleveland delegates.
Oklahoma Democrats choose Cleveland
delegates. Utah Republicans select Har
20 The Senate Committee on Civil Service
reports a joint resolution font Constitu
tional amendment lor a six-year Presi
dental term. Blaine requests the Presi
dent to wltudi aw the Consular appoint
ment of Frederick A. Bancioft.
24 The Kansas Democratic Convention de
cides on fusion with the People's party.
25 The Kentucky and Colorado Democratic
Conventions elect anti-Cleveland delega
tions. Tne State conventions of New
Jersey, M asbingtonand Tennessee lavor
Cleveland. Tho World's Fair appropria
tion bill proyoltes a disorderly political
debate in Congress: Henderson (Rep.)
denounces the Pi esident. State Govern
ors and all World's Fair authorities for
neglecting the colored people.
26 The Senate votes to take up the Stewart
silver bill. A national convention oi
free coinage advocates meets In Wash
ington. Tho Tennessee Democratic Con
vention instructs lor Cleveland. -Congress
decides to leave the question of
Suuday closing of the Worlu'a Fair to
tho board of management.
31 The anti-snap convention at Syracuse,
N. Y., decide to contest lor the State del
egation at the National Convention.
1 State Senator Rutan files information
against ex-State Tieasurer Boycr. A
joint meeting of the Democratic and
People's parties in Kansas arrange term3
ot fusion. The United Presbyterian
General Assembly denounces President
Harrison tor demagogism and unchris
tian official conduct.
2 The Florida Democratic Convention
captuicd by the Fanners' Alliance. The
Nicatagua Canal Convention meets at
3 Blaine resigns the office of Secretary of
6 The House passes the anti-option and
tho New Mexico and Arizona Statehood
bills. The Republican National Conven
tion selects J. Sloat Fassett Temporary
Chairman. Republicans carry Oregon.
7 Tho Republican National Convention
forms a temporary organization.
8 The Republican National Convention
chooses permanent officer'; Governor
McKlnloy for chairman. Democrats of
Maine, Maryland, Mississippi and Ala
bama hold State conventions; all instruct
for or indorse Cleveland; Alliance dele
gates secede in Alabama.
9 The first test or strength In the Republi
can National Convention won by the Har-
rlson faction: the vote on the minority
leportor the Committee on Credentials
stands 476 to 365.
10 President Harrison re-nominated on the
theflrsc ballot: WhltclawReld nominated
for the Vice Presidency.
15 Tho Ohio Democratic Convention
selects delegates to the National Con
vention who will vote for "tho strongest
17 The Michigan Supreme Court sustains
the Miner electoral law. Tho House
Civil Service Committee denounces
Postmaster General Wanamaker for
conniving at the violation oi tbo law.
20 The President sends to the Senate a
message favoring retaliation against
Canada. President Harrison formally
notified of his reuomination. The Demo
cratic National Committee selects W. C.
Owens, an anti-Cleveland man, for
Temporary Chairman of the cor vention.
21 The Democratic National Convention
temporarily organized. Whltelaw Reld
formally notified of his nomination.
22 The Democratic platform adopted.
Pennsylvania Prohibitionists nominate
23 Grover Cleveland nndAdlaiE. Steven
son nominated. Colorado delegates at
Chicago address a manifesto to their
constituents lecoinmendiug the call of a
25 The Nevada silver party organized.
27 W. J. Campbell elected Chairman of the
Republican National Committee.
28 Indiana Republicans nominated Ira D.
Chase for Governor. The Republican
League of Clubs meet at Rochester,
29-John W. Foster nominated and con
firmed as Secretiry of State. The Iowa
Republican Convention refuses to modi
fy thoir prohibition plank.
SO i'ho Piohlbitlon National Convention
nominates General Bldwell for Presi
dent. Tho National Executive Commit
tee of the People's purty publishes in ad
vance their proposed platform.
1 The Senate passe the free coinage bill.
The Pionlbi.ion National- Convention
nominates Dr. J. B. Crunflll for Vice
President. Kansas Republicans nomi
nate Smith for Governor.
2 Tlie People's Party National Conven
5 J. B. Weaver and J. G. Field nominated
tor President and Vi.-e President by the
People's Party. W. J. Campbell de
clines to serve as Chairman of the Re
publican National Committee.
6 Kansas Democrats indorse fusion.
7 The Homestead riot debated in the
United States Senate. J, S. Clarkson
chosen Chairman o.' the National Repub
licau Executive Committee.
8 The bill removing the tariff from tin
plate passes the House.
9 The free coinage bill defeated In the
Houso on a resolution to maKa it a spe
cial order. Tbu Senate adopts the Sun
day closing amendment to the World's
Fair bill. George Pearson appointed
Prothonotary. The Dominion Govern
ment strikes out the discriminating
word "Canadian" lrom its canal toll re
14 Russia the last European country to ac
cept the invitation to the Monetary Con-lerence.
16 Thomas H. Carter chosen Chairman of
the Republican National Committee.
19 The President nominates George Shlra,
Jr., to uncced Justice Bradley, deceased,
lu the United States Supreme Court. The
lower House concurs In the Sunday clos
ing anendment or the World's Fair bill,
but non-concurs in the amendment ap
propriating $5 000.000. The United States
and Chile settle the claims growing out
of the Baltimore affair for $75,000.
20 Cleveland and Stevenson formally noti-
. fled or their nomination. Democratic
members of f,he House Committee on
Public Lands submit a report on Yellow
stone Park lease-, In which Russell B.
Harrison is severely censured.
21 William P. Harrity chosen Chairman of
the Democratic National Committee.
Michigan Republicans nominate John T.
Rich ror Governor. The Lower House
passes the bill to enforce reciprocal com
mercial relations between tbo United
States ami Canada.
22 Tho Senate passes the bill to enforce
reciprocal commercial relations between
the United States and Canada. Senator
Pcffer makes a socialistic speech!
23 Adlai Stevenson begins his campaign
26 Justice Shires' nomination conflrmed.
Tlio act to enrorce reciprocal relations
with Canada becomes a law. Tne Colo
rado Silver League meets.
27 West Virginia Democrats nominate W.
A. McCorkle for Governor. Holtnan be
gins to filibuster against the World's
Fair appropriation; a-test vote reveals a
majority in favor of the measure.
23 The Michigan gerrymander nullified by
the Supreme Court. The People's party
of Colorado decides to ruse with the Sil
ver League. Minnesota Republicans
nominate Knute Nelson for Governor.
Wyoming Democrats nominate Dr. J. H.
Osborne for Governor. The Senate
passes the eight-hour bill.
29 Representative Watson charges drunk
enness among members in a speech be
1 The Democracy victorious over the Peo
pie's party in the Alabama election;
Tnomas Jones elected Governor.
2 North Dako a Republicans renominate
3 New York Republican leaders harmon
ize. West Virginia Republicans nomi
nate Senator Davis for Governor. Min
nesota Democi ats nominate Daniel W.
Lawlor for Governor. World's Fair ap
propriation advocates and filibusterers in
Congress compromise on a $2,500,000 ap
propriation, outside of the sundry civil
4 The minority of the Yellowstone Park
Investigating Committee exonerate Rus
.sell II. Harrison. Don M. Dickinson se
lected Cuulrmau or Democratic National
5 The $i,500,C00 World's Fair appropriation
bill pas-ed by both House, and signed
by tho President: Congress adjourns.
6 The Michigan Legislature passus a new
apportionment law to replace the one
15 Chairman Clarkson postpones the meet
ing of the National League of Republi
can Clubs from September 1 to Septem
17 Wisconsin Republicans nominate Sena
tocSpooner for Governor. Michigan Re
publicans nominate Allen B. Morse for
Governor. The People's parly and Re
publicans of Alabama fuse.
20 The President Issues a retaliation
proclamation against Canada.
22 The German American Cleveland Union
Issues an address to their fellow country
men. 24 Mr. Cake's tiame rejected for the ap
pointment us Immigration Inspector.
23 Diplomatic correspondence on the Cana
dian toll question made public. Bldwell
issues his letter of acceptance. William
M. Springer and ex-Congressman Dun
nell discuss tho tariff question at the
Detroit Exposition. Democrats of Wash
ington State nominate H. J. Snively for
27 Tne Social Labor party nominates Simon
Wing for 'President and Charles H.
Matchett for Vice President.
30 The Tillman faction wins the Demo
cratic primaries In South Carolina.
31 Wisconsin Democrats renominate Gov
1 A circular issue 1 by order of the Presi
dent establishes a 20 days' quarantine
against cholera. The caual retaliation
proclamation takes effect.
4 Thomas C. Piatt declares in favor of tho
Republican national ticket.
5 President Harrison issues his letter of
acceptance. Ex-Secretary Blaine favors
a completo suspension of traffic with
Europe and Canada In view of the danger
from cholera. Domocrats carry the Ar
kansas State election.
6 Blaino writes an open letter on the issues
of the campaign. Republicans carry
7 Montana Republicans nominate J. E.
Richaids for Governor.
8 New York Democratic factions conclude
a treaty Of peace. Consul Kellogg at
Stettin dismissed for neglect of duty.
North Carolina Republicans nominate
D. M. Fuchs for Governor. New Hamp
shire Democrats nominate Luther L Mc
Kinney for Governor.
9 Porter, Minister to Italy, resigns. Colo
rado Republicans nominate Judge J. C
Helm for Governor.
10 Whltelaw Reid, Governor McKlnley, ex
Governor Foraker and other Republican
orators celebrate Perry's victory at
Woodside Park, O.
12 Maine Republicans elect State officers.
13 Attorney General Hensel gives his opin
ion of the form prescribed by the Baker
law. Governor McKinley and other Re-
imblicans celebrate the opening of tho
Jlwood (Ind.) tin plate works.
14 Massachusetts Republicans nominate
William H. Halle for Governor. New
Jersey Democrats nominate Judge Werts
15 The National Convention of Republican
Leaguo Clnbs meets at Buffalo.
16 A warrant issued for the arrest of Peck,
Now York Labor Commissioner; he is
charged with destroying papers on which
he based his tariff statistics.
17 Weaver and Field issue a joint letter of
19 David B. Hill delivers his first speech of
tho campaign at Brooklyn.
20 The Pennsylvania League of Democratic
Clubs meets at Scranton.
21 Labor Commissioner Peck, of New York,
indicted. South Carolina Democrats
renominate Tillman ror Governor.
22 Mrs. Victoria Woodhull Mirtin nomi
nated for President of the United States
by the Woman Suffragists.
23 McKinley opens tho Republican cam
paign iu Philadelphia.
24 Weaver withdraws from the Georgia
campaign, alleging that he was denied
the light or free speech.
26 Cleveland Issues his letter or accept
ance. 27 The Wisconsin Supremo Court practi
cally overthrow s the State gerrymander.
Changes made in the ballots to be
printed owing to the filing of Populite
and Socialist Labor party nominations.
Massachusetts Democrats renominate
23 Robinson re-elected President of the
Pennsylvania League or Republican
3 Idaho Democrats fuse with the People's
4-Vayne MacVeagh, iu an open letter, an
nounces that ho will vote lor Cleveland.
Democrats carry the Florida, election.
The National Association of Democratic
Cluiis meets at Buflalo.
5 Democrats win tho Georgia election.
George Ticknor Cunls, in an open letter,
combats the Domocratic view or the con
stitutional phase or the tariff question.
6 Labor Commissioner Peck, of Now York,
publishes more figures, demonstrating
increase of wages.
7 CUairman Reeder and Editor Pomeroy
charge Democratic officials with trying
to steal the vote of Pennsylvania ay
manipulating the Baker bnllotlaw.
10 Associate Justice Shiras Installed.
13 The Now York State apportionment de
clared legal by tho majority ol the Court
of Appeals. The Pennsylvania Farmers'
Alliance adopts a platform. Ex-Gover-
. nor Campbell opens the Democratic
campaign at Erie.
14 Blaine makes his only spoech of the cam
.piilgn at Ophlr Farm, N. Y.
15 The American Government condition
ally recognizes Crespo as President of
Venezuela. Wayne MacVeagh delivers
his first Democratic speech.
17 The United States Supremo Court sus
tains the Miner electoral law or Miclii-
18 Wh'itelaw Reid issuesUIsIettorof accept
22 Democrats produce alleged documentary
evidence to show that Buchanan's guber
natorial candidacy in Tennessoe had
been paid for by Republicans.
23 Wayne MaoVeagu, in an open letter, an
ticipates Minister Egan's leply to his
24 Minister Egau replies to MacVeagh's
Philadelphia speech. The first criminal
case against Labor Commissioner Peck,
of New York, dismissed.
27 Democratic cmdldates for electors in
Colorado withdrawn. Fusion betweeu
the Domocratic uud People's party er
lectud in south Dakota. Tho now Wis-
-f.n.ln nnnnrllnninrntni't nns.onoL
I Stevenson Issue his letter of acceptance.
1 Attorney General Miller Instructs Super
visors of Election us to their duty at
2 The New York Democratic Committee
Issues a manifesto In reply to the In
structions of the Attorney General. 'The
Labor Commissioner of Missouri issues
report showing a general increase of-,
J-Fifty-etght indictments for false regis-t '
tratlon found in New York. Charity "7
Commissioners Sunmons andSheedyar w
B. The South Dakota Democratic electoral7
8 Grover Cleveland elected President and
Adlal Stevenson Vice President of the
United States by the people's choice of
an Electoral College.
14 Last of tho indictments against Labor
Congressman Peck dismissed on desinr-
15 William Patter nominated Minister to
Italy. Cleveland, Depew, Whltelaw Reld.
and others speak at the New York Cham.
er oi commerce oanquet.
17 The Senatorial investigation of the
Pinkerton agency begins. Antl-Qnay
Republicans meet in Philadelphia to de
vise a plan to prevent the Senator's re
election. 18 Loucks re-elected President of the Na-ft , .
tlonal Farmers' Alliance; a third party s'
19 The Industrial Legion of .the U. S. or-' a
Kuiuzeu as an auxiliary 10 tne jreople'i
23 The definitive
5 Congress meets.
6 The President's message submitted to
7 Senator Hill introduces a bill to repeal
the silver purchase act. Representative
Caruth introduces a bill to reconstruct
the pension laws.
8 Tho BI-Metallic Association organized.
George F. Miller's nomination as Collec
tor of Internal Revenue confirmed. The
Chilean claims convention ratified by
9 A national struggle lor the control of
the Senate begins.
10 Cleveland addresses tne New York Re
form Club at its banquet; Speaker Crisp
snubbed by the management.
14 The prohibition bill passes the Lower
House of the South Carolina Legislature.
15 The Chinese Consul at San Francisco re
ceives assurance from his Emperor that
the latter will Intercede for modification
or the Geary law.
16 The Congressional Elections Committee
reports the Greevy-Scull contest In fa
vor of the latter.
19 The Honse passes the bill increasing pen
sions of Mexican war veterans. The
South Carolina Railroad Commission bill
becomes a law.
21 The Nicaragua Canal bill favorably re
ported to the Senate.
26 Jerry Simpson announces himself a Sena
27 The Idahoapportionmentdeclded Illegal
by tbo State Supreme Court.
23 People's party ieaCers in a manifesto ask
their legislators to vote only for Popu
lists for United States Senators.
23 Cleveland opposes the New York Sena
torial candidacy or Murphy.
23 Bourke Cookran leaves Washington for
New York to enter the Senatorial race as
A YEAR OF INTERNATIONAL PEACH
AND INTERNAL CHANGE.
Frightful Ravages of Famine and Cholera
The Anarchist Reign of Terror The
Panama Scandal Cabinet Upheavals
Very Numerous Central Europe Quiet.
"While there have been no international
quarrels oi consequence during the year,
internal events have been numerous and
stirring. The gravest has been the march
of cholera, which in Bossia went hand in
hand with a twin evil, famine. France,
the firebrand of Europe, has been convulsed
by two occurrences, the police struggle
with anarchy and the Panama canal scandal.
Cabinet upheavals have occurred twice in
France and Greece, and once each in Great
Britain, Italy, Russia, Spain, Portugal and
Norway. One revolution has triumphed,
Crespo having wrested the dictatorship of
Venezuela from Palacio.
1 Eighty-five thousand Welsh miners
2 The Procurator at Valparaiso flrds three
or the Chilean mob and one of the Balti
more's sailors guilty of aggravated as
ault and battery. The port of Boulogne
open for American salt pork. A rebel
lion breaks out in Morocco.
4 Salvation Army riot at East Bourne,
5 Dr. Pfolffer finds the bacillus of Influ-;
euza. a year after its discovery by a
8 The Walsall Club of Anarchists in Tot
tenham. England, raided bv police and
four arrest made. Abbas Pasha recog
nized by tho powers as Khedive of Egypt.
9 A band of auarchists routed in Xeres,
10 A plot to blow up the Czar's train broken
11 Kongo treaty ratified. Dublin corpora
tion refuses to vote congratulations on
the marriage of the Duice or Clarenceand
the Princess orTecfc.
12 The Quirlnal and Vatican negotiate for a
compromise. The arrival of a. French
Bishop in Uganda, Africa, precipitates a
13 The German Reichstag agrees to the
principle of tho payment of members.
Wreck of the Namchow in Chinese
waters; 361 drowned.
14 The Portuguese Cabinet resigns. A re
volt at Ascension, Mexico, suppressed.
Fifty army officers arrested in Sofia for
conspiracy against Prince Ferdinand.
16 Caron, Canadian Minister or War, forced
to retire. Arab rebellion in Kongo
IS A bridge at Tiflls gives way: 73 bodies
found. The promoter fiscal at Val
paraiso renders his report on the Balti
more inquiry. An entire famine-stricken
village in Russia take the last sacrament
19 Brazilian convicts revolt and declare for
21 Deakln, the Walsall Anarchist, con
fesses. 21 The first rain in four years falls In Du
rango, Mexico. Russia decides 'to ex
periment with the communal farm sys
tem. A church roof at Slododskol, Rus
sia, gives way, killing and wounding 50
worshipers. Unlimited powers conferred
upon President Peixotto, of Brazil.
23 The Chilean Government receives the
ultimatum from Washington. Earth
quake In Rome.
24 Sir G. O. Powell. British Bering Sea Com
missloner, arrives in Canada.
26 Prlnco Charles or Hobenzollern saves
the life of the Sultan of Turkey.
27 Troops at Bilbao, Spain, defeated by
23 Elections in Hungary attended by riots.
29 Mr. and Mrs. Schneider s Vienna found
guilty of robbing and murdering eight
1 The steamship Elder strikes on a rock)
all passengers saved.
2 Salisbury makes a fair trade speech at
4 A French court decides In a will case
that the Fapo is still a sovereign.
Eighteen passengers burned to death on
"a Roumanian train.
9 The British Parliament opens. The Par
iiellites inrmally choose Rjdmond as
their leader. Two Brazilian States do
pose their Governors.
10 Four Anarchists publicly garroted at
13 General Booth welcomed back to Lon
don by the Salvation Army.
15 Parliament's reply to the Queen's speech
carried: Sexton's amendment lost by a
narrow Government majority.
16 The Cahensly controversy revived in
in Rome by the publication of a letter
from Judge Dunne, or Ohio. Prince
Louis Clovis Bonaparte held for trial in
London lor conspiracy to derraud his
wife. The Governor o Cerea, Brazil, de
posed after a bloody battle.
18 Tho Freycinet French Cabinet resigns.
Balfour In trodnces the Irish government
bill in the British House of Commons.
E. P. Deacon, a New York banker, kills
M. Abellle at Cannes, France. Lieuten
ant Hethcrlngton charged with wilful
murder by the Yokohama coroner's Jury.
23 The Hungarian Diet opened. Fritz Ecb
and Dorothy Buntrock arrested ac
Madgeburg for systematically murder
ing and robbing servant girls.
24 Emperor Willlain delivers a speech at a
Brandenberg banquet, denouncing tba
opposition. The collapse of a chimney
kills 11 factory operatives in Check
25 Riot between a Socialist mob and sol
diery before the palace of the Emperor
of Germany. Russia apologizes to Great
Britain tor the Younghusbaud Incident
In the Pamir. The Dominion Parliament
26 Tne task of forming a French Cabinet
intrusted to Loubot. Tbo Forest Queen .
and the Loughbrow collide in the North
Sea: 14 drowned.
27 M. Loubet completes his Cabinet. All
disputes between Chile and Argentinii .
Settled. Conscription causes riots in .
29 Advnamlte explosion attheresldenceof
the Princess of Sagan In Paris. Liberals
carrv a munlclnal bill in the Brltlshu
Parliament by a majority of two. Porf-j