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PAIR PLAY. STE. GENEVIEVE. MISSOURI.
of tKe Tear 1921
Compiled hy E. W. Pickerel
(, Mil, Weatsrn Newspaper UnJon.)
Jan. 11 United Stales withdrew Its rep
resentatives from council of ambassadors.
Jan. 23 President Wilson asked that
allies guarantee Russia from outside ug
gresston preliminary to his undertaking
mediation for Armenia.
Jan. 25 Supreme council, after reject
Ing proposal to turn Austria's financial
problem over to the League of Nations,
appointed commission to examine eco
nomic status of Europe with reference
Jan. 26 Supreme council decided Latvia
and Esthonla should be recognized as
Jan. 29 Supreme council Axed German
reparations at 226,000.000,000 gold marks,
payable In annual Installments, and 11!
per cent tax on exports during the period
Feb. 5 France and Poland signed mili
tary agreement for aid against invasion
by Germany and Ilussla.
Feb. 1 Azerbaijan declared war on
Georgia, and the lleds started attack,
The United States formally withdrew
from the reparations commission,
Feb. 21 Supreme council In London
opened Near East conference.
Teheran, capital of Persia, taken by
rebel Cossacks, and the shah made pris
oner. Feb. 23 League of Nations council re
ceived protest of United States against In
clusion of Island of Yap In territories sub
jected to mandate of Japan, and demand
for a voice In disposal of former German
Feb. 27 Panamans defeated Costa
Rlcans In disputed territory of Coto.
March 2 League of Nations council re
plied to United States that It was not
concerned with the allocation of Yap to
Japan, and Invited Un'ted States to take
part In discussions on Turkish and Afri
March 3 German counter proposals on
reparations rejected by allied supreme
council as totally Inadequate. Germany
given until March 7 to accept terms laid
down In Paris.
March 8 Occupation of German cities
of Duesseldorf, Uulsburg and Kuhrort by
French troops carried out as penalty for
Germany's failure to' meet reparation de
mands. March IS Trade agreement under which
commercial relations will be resumed by
Great Britain and Russia signed at Lon
don. Allies' reparations commission notified
German government It must pay S2O0.OU0,
000 before March 23.
Russia and Turkey signed treaty; Ar
menia divided among Georgia, Turkey and
March 19 Peace signed at Riga by rep
resentatives of Russia, Ukralnla and Po
land, March 21 Plebiscite held In Upper Si
lesia to determine the future national
status of that region. Germany received
87C.OUO votes and Poland 3!s9,0CO.
March 23 Germany In her reply to ulti
matum of allied reparations commission
refused to pay l,000,uO,0u0 gold marks due
March 23 and disputed commission's fig
ures showing balance of 12,000,000,i0
marks due May 1.
March 25 Greeks began offensive against
Turks in Asia Minor.
March 30 Turkey protested to allies
against Greek offensive.
April 1 Greeks defeated by Turks at
April 2 Washington government In
formed Germany United States would
not countenance Germany's escaping full
responsibility for the war or getting out
of paying Its obligations to the limit of
April 0 Secretary of State Hughes sent
to allies a note, taking firm stand concern
ing Island of Yap, and mandates In gen
eral. April 8 French government supported
United States In Yap controversy.
April 20 Japanese cabinet declined to
yield on Yap mandate.
April 21 Germany asked President Har
ding to act as mediator of reparations
dispute, but he refused.
April 27 Specific reparations bill of 132,
000,000,000 gold marks presented to Ger
many by allied commission.
April 23 Italy Indorsed United States
position concerning Yap.
May 2 United States rejected German
reparations proposals as Inadequate.
France called out troops for occupation
of the Ruhr.
May 3 Poles Invaded Upper Silesia and
military law was proclaimed.
.May 4 Poles and plebiscite control
forces fought In Upper Silesia.
German cabinet resigned as result of
May 6 Supreme council handed Ger
many reparations ultimatum and protocol,
granting six days fur acceptance, German
debt fixed at lK.rtjO.o&a.i") gold marks.
May 6 President Harding resumed
American representation In councils of
May 10 Dr. Wlrth formed new ministry
for Germany and the relchstng voted, 221
to lui. to accept the allied ultimatum.
May 20 France- warned Germany the
fending of troops or munitions Into Upper
BUesla -vould be considered a warlike act.
May 22 Organized "volunteer' forces of
Germans attacked Poles In I nner Sllc&ia
May 23--Trlal of four German soldiers
and otllcers for war crimes opened In
May 24 Germany reassured France con
cerning Upper Silesia, and Premier llrland
declared lie would maintain the entente
with Great Britain, Italy and the United
June 4 Lieut Neumann, who sank Brit
ish hospital ship Dover Castle, aiqulttcd
because he obeyed orders.
June 7 Great Britain rejected Ger
many's offer of troops for Upper Silesia,
and British troops began clearing Poles
from disputed territory.
June IS Allies ordered Greeks not to at
tack Turkish Nationalists at present.
June 24 Council of League of Nations
awarded Aland islands to Finland.
June 25 Greece rejected mediation with
Turks, offered by entente, and refused to
Poles agreed to allies' plan for Upper
June 2S Germany paid 44,000,000 gold
marks to reparations commission.
June 50 Greeks opened offensive against
July 9-Poles and Russians fighting on
old German-Russian front.
July 10 President Harding Informally
Invited Oreat Britain, France, Italy and
Japan to conference on limitation of ar
maments and on Far Eastern problems.
In Washington. China Included.
July 20 Greeks occupied Esklshehr, Asia
July 24 Franco - British compromise
reached on Slleslan policy.
July 20 Japan accepted Invitation to
Washington conference, with certain res
ervations. July 27 United States demanded release
of Amerlcnti prisoners In Russia,
July 30 Soviet Russia agreed to release
all American prisoners In return for
American famine relief.
Aug. 10 Supreme council decided on
strict neutrality concerning the areco
Aug. 11 United States sent formal In
vitations to Washington conference on
disarmament and Pacific question, to
open November Jl.
Aug. 12 Supreme council decided to re
fer the Upper Slleslan question to the
League of Nations and to send reinforce
menti to Silesia.
' Aug. IP Russian Soviets and American
Relief administration agreed on relief
Aug. 21 United States government noti
fied Panama the arbitration award ceding
disputed territory to Costa Rica must be
accepted, and sent battalion of marines
to Pa nam
Aug. 2-Panama agreed to 1st Cost
Rica occupy Coto.
Aug, 24 Japan formally accepted Invita
tion to disarmament conference.
United States peace treaty with Austria
signed In Vienna.
Aug. 25-Unlted States signed peace'
treaty with Germany In Berlin,
Aug, 27 Turks drove Greeks back across
Saknria river with heavy losses.
Aug. 29 Hostilities opened between
Hungary and Austria concerning frontier.
United States peace treaty with Hun
gary signed In Budapest. ., , ,
Sept. 1 Agreement reached to divide
Lithuania Into two states, one Independ
ent and one controlled by Poland,
Sept. 4 Soviet Russia and Afghanistan
Sept. 6 Ieague of Nations assembly met
In Geneva and elected 11. A. Van Karne
beek, Holland, president.
Sept. 14-Lengue of Nations assembly
elected 11 Judges of International court of
Justice, Including John Ilassett Moore of
the United States.
Sept. IS Hostilities broke out between
Jugo-Slavla and Albania.
Sept. 21-Llthuanla, Esthonla and Latvia
admitted to League of Nations.
Sept, 24 Allies ordered Hungary to
Sept. 30 German relchBtag ratified peace
treaty with United States.
Oct. 6 League of Nations assembly ad
journed after re-electing Brazil, China,
Belgium and Spain nonpermanent mem
bers of council.
Oct, 7 China rejected Japan's proposals
for settlement of Shantung controversy.
Oct. 10 Division of Silesia decided by
League of Nations council.
Oct. 18 United States senate ratified
treaties of peace with Germany, Austria
and Hungary by vote of C6 to 10.
Nov. 3 -Treaty between France and
Turkish Nationalists announced.
Nov. 7 Great Britain entered strong
protest against Franco-Turkish accord.
Nov. 8 Council of ambassadors ap
proved boundaries of Albania.
Nov. 9 Allied ambassadors ordered
Jugo-Slavs to get out of Albania, but
latter continued their Invasion.
Nov. 12. Conference on limitation of ar
maments and Far East questions opened
In Washington. Secretary of State Hughes
announced the American plan a naval
holiday for ten years by Great Britain.
Japan and the United States, and the
scrapping of all building programs.
Nov 14 President Harding formally
proclaimed peace between United States
Nov. 15 Great Britain, Japan. France
and Italy accepted American naval limita
tion plan In principle.
Nov. 16 China, In the Washington con
ference, asked recognition as an Inde
pendent nation, respect for territorial
rights, restitution of seized provinces and
regions, abandonment of special foreign
privileges, withdrawal of foreign troops,
permission to govern her own Internal af
fairs, and the open door.
League of Nations council met In Paris;
Bourgeois of France elected president.
Nov. 18 Jugo-Slavla accepted the Al
Nov. 21 Premier Brland presented to
armament conference France's reasons
for maintaining large army, setting forth
her fears of aggression by Germany, and
delegates of other powers pledged France
their continued support.
Conference committee on Far East
adopted "bill of rights" for China.
Nov. 25 Powers In Washington confer
ence agreed In principle to abolition of
extraterritorial rights In China,
Dec. 10 United States. Great Britain,
Japan and France, In Wishlngton con
ference, agreed on treaty to stnnuizp
peace In the Pacific, to last ten years;
Anglo-Japanese alliance to bo abrogated.
Dec. 13 Four-power Pacific peace treaty
Dec. 15 United State. Great Britain
and Japan agreed on "5-5-3" naval ratio,
with modifications, and on plan to main
tain status quo In Pacific fortifications
and naval bases with exceptions.
Dec. 14 Germany told allies she could
not pay January Installments of repara
tions. Dec. 16 Franco made unexpected de
mands for naval strength.
Jan. 9 British unearthed Irish plot to
blow up the houses of parliament.
Jan. 12 Ieygucs ministry overthrown by
French chamber of deputies.
Jan. It Brland made premier of France.
Jan. 22 Irish leaders opened "major of
fensive" against British forces.
Feb. 4 Greek cabinet headed by Rhal
Feb. 5. Sultan of Turkey deposed as
head of Mohammedan religion by Islam
Itlc congress at Slvas and Emir Felsal
Feb. 27 Widespread revolt against sovi
et rule In parts of Russia.
March 8 During bombardment of work
Ingmen's quarters In Moscow by Bolshev
ist artillery several hundred persons were
killed or wounded.
Eduardo Dato, premier and minister of
marine, assassinated at Madrid, Spain.
March 14 Six Sinn Fein prisoners con
victed of complicity In killing of British
soldiers in Ireland hanged In Mount Joy
March 15 Talaat Pasha, former grand
vizier and Turkish minister of finance,
assassinated by Armenian In Berlin,
March 24 Fifty communists and police
men killed In Red revolt In Industrial re
gions of central Germany.
March 27 Former Emperor Charles
made attempt to regain throne of Hun
gary, but Regent Horthy refused to yield.
March 30 Czechoslovakia, Jugo-Siavia
and Rumania mobilized to prevent res
toration of Charles.
Anril 1 Allies' council of ambassadors
warned Hungary the restoration of the
Hapshurgs would not be tolerated, and
Hungarian national assembly condemned
attempted coup of Charles.
Lord Talbot, leading British Roman
Catholic, appointed lord lieutenant of
Coal miners of Great Britain struck.
April 5 Former Emperor Charles left
Hungary for Switzerland.
April 7 Dr. Sun Yat Sen elected Presi
dent of Republic of South China.
April 9-National Bank of Cuba sus
pended. April 14 litllisn transport workers and
railway men decided not to Join In
April 17 U. S. government decided Dr.
Alfredo Zayas was elected president of
Cuba in November.
April IS Province of Ontario, Canada,
voted "bono dry."
April 20 Alfredo Zayas proclaimed
President-elect of Cuba.
British coal strike negotiations aban
doned. May 10 Dr. Wlrth became German
May 22 Serious antl-Brltlsh outbreak
In Alexandria, Egypt.
May 25 Dublin custom house burned by
Vladivostok seized by antl-Bolshcvlsts.
June 7 New parliament of- Northern
Ireland organized In Belfast.
June 22 King George formally opened
the Ulster parliament.
June 25 Lloyd George Invited De Val
era to a conference on Ireland.
July 9 De Valera agreed to conference
In Imdon and cessation of all hostilities
In Ireland was announced.
July 21 De Valera received British of
fer for settlement of Irish troubles, and
took It to Dublin.
Aug. 9 Soviet Russian government
abandoned statu ownership of all but a
few of tho largest Industries.
Auc. 11 Baron Byng of Vlmy Ridge In-
augurated governor general of Canada, t
Aug. 21 Aiexnnuer prociaimca King of
the Serbians. Croats and Slovenes.
Aug. 23 Emir Felsal became king of the
Irnk region, tne now AraD state of Meso
polamla. Aug. 26-Tho Irish refused Britain's of-
fer and Lloyd George warned them
against delaying settlement.
Mathlas Erzberger, aerman statesman,
Aug. 27 Malabar district of British In
dia put under military rule because of se
rious rioting by Moplahs.
Sept. 7 British cabinet, In answer to
Sinn Fein note, asked De valera to send
delegates to another conference on Sept.
20, imposing condition that Ireland must
remain within the empire.
Sept. 14 Norway prohibited Importation
of liquors and wines containing more than
14 per cent alcohol.
Lloyd George received reply from De
Valera Insisting on Ireland's right to se
cede, and thereupon canceled the proposed
Sept. 29 Lloyd George again Invited
Sinn Fein to conference In London on
Oct. 2 Spanish troops killed a thousand
rebellious Moors In battle.
Oct 10 Central American Union, com
prising Salvador, Honduras and Nica
Oct. 11 British-Irish conference opened
Oct. 19 Portuguese ministry overthrown
by military coup and several cnblnet
members killed. New ministry Xormed
by Manuel Coelho.
Oct. 21 Premier I .en In of Russia ad
mitted economic defeat of communism.
Ex-Emperor Charles and his wlfo went
to Hungary by airplane and Charles was
proclaimed king. Little entente began
preparations to attack
Oct. 24 Regent Horthy's army defeated
the Carllsts near Budapest. Charles,
ZIta, Count Andrassy and other leaders
Oct. 20 Dr. Wlrth formed new minis
try for Germany,
Oct. 29 Council of ambassadors ordered
little entente to cease war threats against
Hungary, and demanded that Hungary
Oct. 30 President Condra of Paraguay
resigned owing to revolutionary move
ment. Nov. 1 Former Emperor Charles tak
en to exile nt Funchal, Mndelra.
Petlurlst Insurgents, Invading Ukraine
from Rumania, captured Kamlnetz-Po-dolsk
and nil of Podolla,
Nov. 3 Premier Hara of Japan assas
sinated. Nov. 6 Hungarian national assembly
passed law dethroning Charles and oust
ing the Hapsburg dynnsty.
Alexander sworn In as king of Jugo
Slavla. Nov, 12 Viscount Taknhasht made pre
mier of Japan.
Nov. 15 Seven hundred Moplah rebels
killed by Gurkha garrison In India.
Nov. 17 Serious riots marked arrival of
prince of Wales In Bombay.
Nov. 22 Engagement of Princess Mary
of England and Viscount Lascelles an
nounced. Nov. 25 Crown Prince Illrohlto made
regent of Japan.
Nov. 26 Ixrd Chancellor Birkenhead re
vealed Britain's offer to Ireland of full
dominion status with reservations con
cerning tariff and naval facilities.
Nov. 23 Ulster injected British plan for
Dec. ft British and Sinn Fein signed
treaty creating the Irish Free State, with
in the empire.
Canada Liberals won parliamentary
elections, overthrowing Melghen govern
ment. President Herrara of Guatemala ousted
Dec. 7 King George freed all Interned
Dec, 8 Do Valera denounced the Irish
Dec. 14 Ulster cabinet refused to enter
Irish Free State.
Dec. 10 British parliament ratified the
Jan. 1 President Wilson sent Gen.
Crowdcr to confer with President of Cuba
on conditions In the Island.
Jan. 3 President Wilson vetoed bill to
revive War Finance corporation and sen
ate repassed It.
Capitol building of West Virginia de
stroyed by fire.
Jan. 4 House passed bill to revive War
Finance corporation, over President's
Jan. 9 President-elect Harding re
signed as U. S, senator from Ohio.
Jan. 17 Congress set limit of regular
army at 173,000 men.
Jan. 19 Huusb decided Its membership
should not bu Increased; 11 states lose
and eight gain representatives.
Jan. 22 Soviet Russian "Ambassador"
Martens and his staff deported.
Jan. 24 Senate passed the packers' reg
Jan. 31 Supreme court held Judge Land
Is had no lawful right or power to pre
side over trial of Victor Berger and oth
Feb. 6 Piesldent vetoed army reduction
resolution and house repassed It.
Feb. 7 Senate repassed army reduction
Feb. 10 Senate passed emergency tar
Feb. 19 Harding announced appoint
ment of Charles E. Hughes as secretary
Feb. 21 H. M. Daugherty appointed at
torney general by Harding, und Henry
P. Fletcher named under-secretary of
Feb. 22 Harding completed his cabinet
by selecting Edwin Denby for secretary
of the navy; Herbert Hoover, secretary
of commerce, and James J. Davis, secre
tary of labor; Andrew Mellon, secretary
of the treasury; John W. Weeks, .secre
tary of war. Will Hays, postmaster gen
eral, Henry C. Wallace, secretary of ag
riculture, and Albert B. Fall, secretary of
Feb. 28 Senate adopted resolution re
pealing wartime laws.
March 3 President Wilson vetoed emer
gency tarlft bill.
March 4 Warren G. Harding inaugu
rated President of the United States.
March 11 Ohio National Guardsmen
quell lace riot at Springfield, O.
March 26 Eighteen men Indicted In Chi
cago In connection with baseball scan
dal. James C. Davis of Iowa appointed di
rector general of railways.
March 2S Supreme court held profits
from sale of corporate stock and bonds
and capital assets are taxable as Income,
April II Congress met In extra session
Telephone communication between Unit
ed States' and Cuba opened by Presidents
Harding ana Menocai.
U. S. Supreme court refused to review
convictions of Haywood and 79 other 1.
April 12 Immediate declaration by con-
gross of peace with Germany, complete
rejection of the League of Nations cove
nant, and Ultimate ratification of bucIi
parts of tho Versailles treaty as Involve
American rights and Interests proposed
by President Harding In his message to
April 14 George Harvey and Myron D.
Derrick nominated ambassadors to Great
Britain and France, respectively.
April 15 House passed emergency tar
Frank White. North Dakota, appointed
treasurer of United States.
April 12 House passed emergency immi
April 2t National uuugct Din passed by
April 2S House passed naval bill car
April Henate aciopteo Knox resolu
tion declaring war with Germany and
Austria at an end.
Mav 2 U. S. Supreme court set aside
conviction of Senator Truman S. New
berry of Michigan and 10 others for al
leged violation of federal corrupt prac
tices act, holding the act void.
May 3 Senate passed Immigration bill.
May 5 House ptiBsed the budget bill.
May 10 House passed army appropria
tion bill, reducing army to lDO.OuO.
May 11 Senate passed the emergency
May 13 House passed TIncher bill to
regulate dealings In grain futures.
Gen. Pershing made chief of staff of
May 17 General reduction of all railway
wages decided on by federal railway la
Richard Washburn Child nominated am
bassador to Italy, and ur. Jacob Gould
Rchurman minister to China.
May 25 Senate adopted unanimously
Borah disarmament amendment to naval
Censorship of press by Post Ofllce de
Mnv 31 Great race riots In Tulsa. Okln
35 killed, many wounded; negro quarter
nf eltv burned.
Juno 1 Senate passed navy appropria
tion bill carrying 1494,000,'O0.
June 2 House passed meat packer con
Senate passed JlO.OOO.OrO farm loan bill,
June 8 A. I). Lasker of Chicago an
pointed chairman of U. S. shipping board.
jonn i. Annum ui luwii eieuieu cuair
mnn Ttemitallefln national committee.
Senate passed army bill, providing for
army of l&o.oou.
June 11 Roy A. Haynes, Ohio, took of
fice as national prohibition commissioner,
June 1J House adopted Porter resolu
tion declaring war with Germany and
June 17 Senate passed meat packer con
June 22 Charles O. Dawes mad direc
tor of federal budget.
June 24 Secretary of the Navy Denby
fiubllcly reprimanded Admiral Sims for
ndlscreet Utterances In Imdon speech.
C. B. Warren or Detroit appointed am
bassador to Japan and W. M. Collier of
Washington ambassador to, Chile.
June 27 House passed supplementary
prohibition law barring medicinal beer
June 80 William Howard Taft made
chief Justice of Supreme court of U. S,
House adopted modified resolution de
claring war with Germany ended.
July 1 fienato adopted peace resolution.
July 2 President Harding signed the
July 5-Senator J. O. Wolcott of Dela
ware resigned to become chancellor of
July 7 Gen. T. Coleman Du Pont ap
pointed senator from Delaware.
July 16 Senate shelved soldier bonus
bill Indefinitely at President's request.
July 20 Senate passed the Sweet bill
for soldiers' relief bureau.
Gov. Small and Lieut. Gov. Sterling of
Illinois Indicted on charges of fraud and
embezzlement of state funds.
July 21 House passed the tariff bill.
Aug. 4 Senate passed agricultural cred
Aug. Senate passed bill prohibiting
medical beer and otherwise amending the
Aug. 9 Sweet soldier relief bill signed
by President and Col. C. R. Forbes made
director of the veterans' bureau.
Bill for federal regulation of boards of
trade passed by senate.
Aug. 20 Tax revision bill passed by
Aug. 22 Senate passed railroad adminis
Aug. 24 Congress recessed until Sept.
21 after passing 148,500,000 shipping board
deficiency bill and the bllllon-dollar farm
exports credit bill, and extending the
dye embargo torjun. 1, 1922.
Aug. 30 President Harding Issued proc
lamation ordering bands of West Virginia
miners to cease Insurrectionary move
ments and disperse.
Sept. 2 Regular army troops sent Into
the West Virginia mine region,
Gen. Leonard Wood accepted post of
governor general of Philippines.
Sept. 3 West Virginia Insurgents sur
rendered to U. 8. troops.
Sept. 9 President Harding appointed
Charles E. Hughes, Henry Cabot Lodge,
Ellhu Root and Oscar W. Underwood to
represent U. 8. In conference on limita
tion of armaments and Far East ques
tions. Sept. 20 Holm O. Bursum elected U. S.
senator from New Mexico,
Sept 21 Congress reconvened and Pres
ident Harding submitted treaties with
Germany, Austria and Hungary.
J. C. Grew nominated minister to
Switzerland, and Dr. J, D. Prince of New
Jersey minister to Denmark.
Sept. 26 Conference on unemployment
opened In Washington.
Sept. 27 Fifty-fifth annual encampment
G. A. R, opened In Indianapolis.
Sept. 29 Lewis S. Pllchei- of Brooklyn
elected commander-ln-chlcf of G. A. It
Sept. 30 Shipping board and Emergency
Fleet corporation separated.
Oct. 3 John Barton Pnyne appointed
chairman of American Red Cross.
William H, Taft sworn In os chief Just
Ice of Supreme court.
Oct. 4 President Harding appointed the
following ministers: To Panama, Dr.
John Glover South of Kentucky; to Nic
aragua, John E. Ramer of Colorado; to
Venezuela, Willis O. Cook of South Da
kota; to Guatemala, Roy Davis of Mis
souri; to Czechoslovakia, Lewis Einstein
of New York; to Bulgaria, Charles 8.
Wilson of Maine; to Finland. Charles L.
Kugey of Kansas, and to Slam, Edward
E. Brodle of Oregon.
Oct 6 liurltz s. Swenson of Minnesota
appointed minister to Sweden.
Oct. 10 Senate passed Borah bill ex
empting American coastwise shipping
irom payment or Panama canal tons.
Oct. 15 Leonard Wood Inaugurated gov
ernor general of Philippines.
Oct, 29 Governor rrazier nnd other
Nonpartisan league state officials of North
Dakota ousted by recall election.
uct. 31 American Legion convention
opened In Knnsas City.
Nov. i coroeli nun or Tennessee
elected chairman of Democratic national
Nov. 2 Lieut. Col. Hanford MacNIder
of Mason City, Ia elected national com
mander of American Legion.
Nov. 6 Soldier bonus bill defeated In
Nov. 7 Tax Revision bill passed by
Nov. 8 John F. Hylan re-elected may
or of New York. E. Leo Trlnkle elected
governor of Virginia. Democrats won In
Senate extended emergency tariff act
Nov. 9 America's unknown dead Boldler
reached Washington and lay In state be
neath the dome of the capltol.
J. W. Riddle of Connecticut appointed
ambassador to Argentina.
Nov. 11 America s Unknown Soldier
burled at Arlington on Armistice day.
Nov. 18 Senate adopted conference re
port on nntl-beer bill.
Nov. 19 Houee passed the maternity
Nov. 21 HotiBe adopted conference re
port of tax bill.
Nov. 22 Porto Rico asked the removal
of Governor E. Mont nelly as "incom
netent nnd nreludlced."
Nov. 23 Tax and anti-beer bills were
enacted Into law and special session of
Nov. 29 Wood-Forbes commission re
ported against Immediate Independence
for the Philippines and recommended
strengthening nann or American govern
Dec. 5 ConBress met In regular session
President Harding submitted to con
gress the first national budget, for gov
ernment expenses or ira, snowing reduc
tlon of half a billion.
Dec. 6 President Harding In message
suggested labor court to end strikes, de
velopmcnt of co-operative marketing
among farmers, aecenirniizauon or inaus
try, modification or tne American valua
tion scheme In tariff bill, and other rem
Jan. 2 Supreme Court of United States
held that labor unions or their members
are accountable to tho anti-trust laws
where they denain from their "normal
and legitimate objects and engage In an
actual combination or conspiracy in re
straint of trade."
Jan. 12 National conference of state
manufacturers associations pledged sup
port for open shop movement.
Jan. 31 Railway executives asked that
"national working agreements" be abro
irated. and railroad brotherhoods an
pealed to President Wilson 'to prevent
Feb. 6 President Wilson declined to In
terfere In railway wage controversy,
March 8 Wage decreases of 12V4 to 16
per cent, affecting over 100,000 employees
of packing industry in an parts of the
united states, nnnounceu.
March 23 Representatives of packing In
dustry and its employees reached agree
ment at Washington and prevented
March 31 Coal miners of Great Britain
went on strike and state of emergency
was proclaimed by the king.
April 15 Railway labor board ordered
national working agreements terminated
tin Julv 1.
May 1 May day strikes and lockouts
involved the nuuuing iraues or tmcago,
Inh nrlnters of the country, marine work.
era of Atlantic coast and livestock han
dlers of Chicago.
Mav 3 United States Steel corporation
announced wage cut of 20 per cent for
day labor nnd reduction of other wages
May 5 Strike of Chicago stock handlers
and jou printers cnaeu,
Mnv 30 Union bakers of Chicago struck
May 31 Railway labor board announced
wage reuueuon uvciukuik j. per cent.
.Tuna 10 Lockout of Chicago bulldlnir in
dustrles ended. Judge Landls chosen ar
biter of wage scale.
June 20 Railway shopmen voted to r
lect wage reduction.
June 28 British coal miners' strike set
Railway labor board abolished time
and-a-half pay for overtime work, but
exienaea oiner national agreements In
July 12 Rail labor board ordored wages
of railway express employees reduced
ni cwu aa now en August i.
Aui. li United states Steel corporation
announced further wage reduction for un
Sept. 7 Judge Landls, as arbiter for
building trades of Chicago district, re
duced wages 10 toi38 pjr cent and eslnb
llshed new working rules and conditions.
Sept 15 Big packing companies In
stalled shop representation system.
sept. 20 open snop ior carpemer es
tablished In Chicago.
Oct. 15 General railway striae caueu,
to start October 30.
Oct. 22 Nine allied unions refused to
support strike by rail brotherhoods.
Oct. 25 Railway labor board announced
It would not consider wngo cut requests
until all working -rule questions had been
decided. .. .
Oct. 2S Ra lway str Ike order canceuea
by brotherhood chiefs.
Nov. 1 Milk wagon driven of New
York district struck.
Nov. it-Garment workers or New none
Three thousand teamsters of Chicago
Nov. IB Chicago teamsters' strike enaea.
Nov. 18 Packing house emnlovees. Un
der shop representation plan, voluntarily
voted a 10 per cent cut in wages.
Dec, I Open shop principle for railroad
shop crafts recognized In working rules
handed down by railway labor board.
Dec. -Packing Industry butchers struck
In some cities.
Supreme Court of United States ruled
picketing Is Illegal, but organizing In non
union plants is legal.
Dec. 7 Fatal strike riots at Chicago
Dec. 9 Eastern railroads served notice
of reduction of wages for 750,000 employees.
Dec. h Kansas state troops- canoa out
to check riots of striking miners.
Jan. 1 California university defeated
Ohio State at football. 28-0.
Davis cup won by Tllden and Johnston,
American team, In New Zealand.
Jan, 12 Baseball magnates signed agree
ment giving Judge Landls full powers as
head of the commission.
JaJi. 14 Benny Leonard, lightweight
champion, defeated Richie Mitchell.
Feb. 7 Jack Brltton, welterweight cham
pion, defeated Ted Lewis of .England.
ipm jo udneuun neuuuii upeneu.
May 30 Tommy Milton In a Frontenac
won Indianapolis 500-mile auto race.
June 4 University of Illinois won West
ern conference held and track meet.
W. T Tllden of Philadelphia won Inter
national tennis championship at Paris.
June 6 Suzanne Lenglen beat Molla
Mallory for woman's tennis championship
June 6 University of Illinois won West
ern conference baseball championship.
June 18 University of Illinois won Na
tional collegiate athletic meet.
American team defeated British In first
June 22 American team defeated British
In second and final game of polo.
June 24 Jock Hutchison, America, and
Roger Wethered, England, tied for British
open golf championship.
xaie aeieatea Harvard in annual ooai
June 25 Hutchison won play-off for
British golf championship.
July 2 Jack Dempsey knocked ont
Georges Carpcntler of France In fourth
round of world's championship battle at
July 4 W. T. Hayes of Chicago won clay
court singles tennis championship.
July 16 Charles Evans, Jr., of Chicago
again won western amateur golf cham
pionship. July 22 James M. Barnes won national
open golf championship at Washington.
July 21 Yale-Harvard athletes defeated
July 25 I'ete Herman won bantamweight
title from Joe Lynch.
July 27 Bryan Downey knocked out
Johnny Wilson In fight for middleweight
Aug. 2 i-ormer memDers or Chicago
White Sox und others acquitted of con
spiracy to "throw" the 1919 world series
Aug. 26 Walter Hagcn of New York
won Western Open Golf championship, at
Ellis Haak of Canton, O., won Grand
American Trapshontlng handicap.
Sept ' 3 American tennis team won
Davis cup, defeating Japanese.
Sent. 6 Miss America II set world's rec.
ord for water craft b making 80.C67 miles
an hour at Detroit.
Sent. 19 W 111 am Tllden II won national
Sept, 24 Jesse Guilford of Boston won
national amateur golf championship.
Sent. 29 New York Giants won National
Oct. 1 New York Yankees won Ameri
can league pennant.
Oct 6 Peter Manning trotted world s
record mile In l:57?i.
Oct 8 Miss Marlon Holllns of New York
won national women's golf championship.
Oct. 13 New York uiants won worm s
Oct. 24 Halifax schooner Bluenose won
International fishermen's race.
Nov 19 University of Iowa won West
ern conference football championship.
Harvard derenteci Yale.
Nov. 23 Jake Schaefer won world's
balk-line championship, defeating Hoppe.
Deo. 17 John I-ayton won three-cushion
championship from Angle Kleckhefcr.
Jan. 16 Twelve navy seaplanes com
pleted flight from San Diego, Cal., to the
April 27 J. T. Chrlstensen, president of
Associated Air Mall Pilots, killed In crash
June 1 Air mall routes, except New
York-San Francisco, ordered abandoned.
June 5 I-atira Bromwcll, famous avla-
trlx. killed by fall of plane.
Sept. 20 SwIsh balloon won International
race cup, traveling irom urusscis to Dup
lin. Sept. 28 Lieut. J. A. MacReady made
world's altitude record, 4O.6O0 feet, at Day
Nov. 3 Albert Acosta won Pulitzer
trophy at Omaha, flying 150 miles at aver
age speed of 176 miles an hour, world rec
ord for closed course.
Jan. 1 John W. Steele, "Coal Oil
jonnny. at l ort crook, Neb.
Dr. Theobald von Bethmann-Hollwegg,
former Imperial German chancellor.
Jan. 7 James a. Scrlpps, newspaper
publisher, In California.
Jan. 13 Henry Reinhardt, American an
collector and dcalcft
Jan. 21 Congressman Charles Booher of
Mary W. Whitney, astronomy professoi
emeritus at ViiBsar.
Jan. 29-Frank I. King, grain man and
philanthropist, In Toledo, O.
Rear Admiral E. W. Taussig, U. S N.
Jan. 30 John Francis Murphy, Ameri
can landscape painter.
Jan. 31 Fiederick II. Parkhurst, gover
nor of Maine,
Feb. 8-Prlnce Kropotkln, Russian Nlhl
Feb. 8 Prof. Barrett Wendell of Har-
Feb. 9 James Gibbons Huncker, author
... itiuaiu i.-jiui. III IH'W lOIK,
Feb. 12 BlBhop J. p. Farrelly of Roma
Catholic diocese, Of Cleveland, n
l'el- 14-Dr. A. D. Hepburn, former
yicoiuciu oi auami uniyersity, at Oxford
Feb. 22 W. F. McCombs, former Demo
cratlc national chairman, In Greenwich
1-co. 24-Dr. F. J. V, Skiff, director of
rieiu museum, umcago.
March 1-Nlcholas I, king of Mont
March 2 Representative Champ Clark
of Missouri, former speaker.
T,$??hc.87homa', loiter, former
United States senator from Kentucky, at
March 11-8. W. Burnham, retired pro
fessor of astronomy at University of Chi
cam. nt niiifn en
March 17-Ur. Frank W. Gunsaulus, edu-
i . . .,' ""'"'er, hi (.nicago.
"f -eston Journal
March 24-James Cardinal Qlbbons, arch.
uuiwiiiuic unu primate of the
more i Md CathoUo hlewchyi at Haiti.
naftil..2John Burrouh. American
Anril 6 M D. HcrM. founder e ta
guage schools, In New York.
April Julie opp (Mrs. WlUlara rarer
sham), actress, In New York,
Sydney Fisher, Canadian statesman.
A..rii in!.-uii-ii inriir., j. cv Prltchard-.
former United States senator, at Ashevllle,.
April 11 Augusta Victoria, former em
press of Germany.
April 18 Marshall M. Klrkman, railroa
authority and author. In Chicago.
April Z7 .Mrs, i.ucy v lower, pioneer uu
cator of Wisconsin nnd Chicago
April 30 John Robinson, retired clrcu.
owner, at Miami, Fla.
May 3-Ur, W, It. uroOKS, awcuverer w
many comets, at Geneva, N. Y.
Mav 15-tFormer United States Senator
T. B, Catron of New Mexico.
May 17-W. W. Canada, for l years.
United States consul at Vera Cruz, Mex
ico. May 18 Franklin K. Lane, former sec
retary of the Interior, at Rochester, Minn,
May 19-Edward D. White, chief Justice
of United States Supreme court, In Wash
May 21-Mrs. Ella I. Rood, founder ot
Audubon society, In Chicago.
May 26 Emue comoes, i-rencn states
man. H. B. Ledyard, chairman Michigan Cen
May 28 Dr. M. R. Vesnltch, Jugo-Slav
Very Rev, Dr. Andrew Morrlssey, co
adjutor general of the Congregation ot
the Holy Cross and former president or
Notre Dame university.
May 29 Brig. Gen. Horace Porter, Clvlt
war veteran and diplomat. In New York.
June 6 lit. Hon. William T. Crooks,
labor leader of Engtnnd.
June 7 Alvln T. Hert, Republican na
tional committeeman from Kentucky.
Brig. Gen. J. W. Ruckman at Brook
June 8-Col. F. W. Galbralth, Jr., na
tional commander of American Legion,,
killed In automobile accident at Indian
apolis. June 9 Col. William Hester, president
Brooklyn Dally Eagle.
June 13 Gen. Jose Gomez, former presi
dent of Cuba, In New Y'ork.
H. C. Ide, former governor general or
June 15 Judge W. A. Blount of Florida
president American Bar association.
June IS William E. Mason, congress-man-a'.-largc
June 22 Dr. Morris Jastrow, Jr., au
thority on Semitic literature.
Gen. C. II. Taylor, editor of Boston,
Juno 28 Prof, Ellas Colbert, veteran,
Journalist and astronomer of Chicago.
Charles J. Bonaparte of Baltimore, for
mer cabinet member.
June 29 Lady Randolph Churchill, In
June SO MaJ. Gen. Edward Fielding,
vice president Volunteers of America.
July 3 John F. Wallace, famous en
gineer. In Washington.
July 15 Dr. W. E. Stone, president Pur
due university, killed In mountain climb
July 24 Judge Septimus Hanna, leader
In Christian Science church.
July 29 Robert E. Burke, former Demo
cratic leader of Chicago
Charles B. Cory, ornithologist, at Ash
July 31 Edgar Saltus, author. In New
Aug. 2 Enrico Caruso, operatic tenor.
In Naples, Italy.
Aug. 0 John G. Jenkins, Wisconsin Jur
ist, nt Milwaukee.
Congressman R. A. James of Virginia.
Aug. 8 Thomas 8. Howland, vice presi
dent ChlrSgo, Burlington & Qulncy rail
way. In Boston.
John D. Spreckles, Jr., In San Fran
cisco. Aug. 11 William C. Hook of Kansas,
Aug. 13 Samuel P. Colt, rubber manu
facturer, at Bristol, R. I.
Aug. 17 King Peter of Serbia, at Bel
grade. Aug. 19 MaJ. Gun. Harry A. Greene, U.
S. A., retired, at Oakland, Cal.
Demetrlos Rhallys, former premier ot
Aug. 23 Sir Sam Hughes, Canadian,
Aug. 'Si Peter Cooper Hewitt American.
Inventor, In Paris.
Aug. 31 Field Marshal Count von Bue
low. In Berlin.
Sept. 2 Austin Dobson, English poet.
Sept. 11 Marquis of Mllford Haven
(Prince I.ouls of Battenberg), In London.
Former United States Senator George
P. Wetmore of Rhode Island.
Sept. 15 Peer O. Stromme, Journalist
and author, at Madison, Wis.
Sept. 18 Rt. Rev. Thomas O'Gorman,
Catholic bishop of Sioux Falls, S. D.
Sept. 21 Sir Ernest Cassel, British
financier. Sept. 28 Engelbert Humperdlnck, Ger
Oct. 1 Former Federal Judge P. S.
Grosscup of Chicago, at sea.
Oct 2 David S. Bispham, American
baritone, in New York.
Former King William II of Wurtem
"berg, Oct. 12 Philander Case Knox, Unite
Slates senator from Pennsylvania.
Oct. 18 Ludwlg III, former king or
Oct. 21-MaJ. Gen. W. W. Wotherspoon,
U. S. A retired.
Oct. 23 Dr. W. M. King, president
emeritus of Cornell college, Iowa.
Nov 3 Dan R. Hanna, capitalist and
publisher of Cleveland, O.
Nov. 6 Rev. Antoinette L. B. Blackwell,
first woman ordained as minister In Uni
ted States, at Elizabeth, N. J.
Nov. 13 C. H. Prior, pioneer railway
builder, In Minneapolis.
Mrs. George J. Gould (Edith Klngdon),
at Kakewood, N. J.
Nov. 20 Lawrence C. Karl, American
painter, nt Grand Rapids, Mich.
Nov. 22 Christine Nllsson, Countess de.
Casa Miranda, operatic soprano. In Co
penhagen. Henry M. Hyndman, British Socialist
Nov. 24-Ernest Wadsworth Ingfellow.
artist and last surviving son ot the poet
Ixingfellnw. In Boston.
Nov. 27-Lleut. Col. C. W. Whittlesey,
hero of "lost battalion," suicide at sea
Nov. 2S Abdul Baha Abbas, leader o'
the llahalsts, nt Haifa, Syria.
Nov. 29-Ivan Cnryll, musical comedy
Lord Mount Stephen, creator of Cana
il'nn Pnclfle railway system.
Dec. 10-Flr Arthur PearBon, noted Eng
Victor Jncnbl, composer, In New York
pec. 11-Earl of Halsbury, former Brit
ish lord high chancellor.
Dec. 12-H. Clay Evans of Tennessee,
former commissioner of pensions.
'f Congressman J. A. Elston or
John W. Duntley, millionaire manufac
turer of pneumatic tools, In Chicago.
Dec. 16-Camllle Snlnt-Saens, French
composer and musician.
Jan. 18 Pachuca, Mexico, Inundated by
brenklng of dam; many killed or Injured.
Jan. 20 British submarine and crew of
Jun. 21-Four-mllllon-dollar fire In busi
ness section of Athens, Ga.
Feb. 26 United States destroyer Woolsey
sunk In collision off Panama. 1G lost,
i ' "l- -Tljjrty-soven killed and many
Injured In rullway collision at Portor, Ind
. rc,h, t';-Tllou,,a'ld houses destroyed by
fire In Tokyo, Japan.
April 1-Flre In Manila rendered li.ooo
homeless; damage $3,000,0u0.
April 14-Four thousand buildings de
stroyed by flro In Hakodate, Japan,
April 15-Hundred killed by tornado In
Bouthern stutes. ' "",muo "
May 29-Unlted States ambulance plane
wrecked In atorm at Indian Head, near
Washington; Lieut. Col. Archie Ml fer
former Congressman Maurice Connolly H
killed.11 Bnd f0Ur army on'ier
r.JiUnfifV"?rrlt.18 '.loods ln eastern Colo
rado killed hundreds of persons In Pueblo
ronsseBe!8CWhere tt"a CaUSeU vast prop'?'?
t..Auf Steamer Alaska wrecked near
Eureka, Cal.; 48 lives lost fBlKta ner
. "i-.ai-i, g mil Uiriglblfl hull It.
TPtWnrus.I10.0 .".. AntonloJ
lost ' "unared lives
trored bv ".e"na d.