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Apr. 3 Pcoplo's par
ty convenjtlon In
St. Louis "nomlnot
atod ThomuB K.
Watson of Georgia
for president, and
liams of Indiana,
J In Illinois local
option elections S28
dry, i.uit naioons
being voted out of existence.... David a.
Hone elected mnyor of Milwnukee, wis.
...,T. T. Crittenden, Jr., elected mayor
of Kansas City, Mo.
Jun. 17 President Uoosovolt was given a
47-mlnute demonstration In tlio Republi
can National convention at Chicago.
18 Secrctnry of War Win. II. Taft was
nominated for tho presidency of the
United States In tho Republican conven
tion at Chicago, on tlio first ballot, re
ceiving 702 votes.
19 Congressman Jas. S. Sherman was
nominated for vice-president on tho
first ballot by tho Republican conven
tion. . , ,
Jul. 8 Frank II. Hitchcock elected chair
man of tho Republican national com
mittee. 9 William Jennings Bryan was nominat
ed for tho presidency by the Democratic
National convention at Denver, Colo....
Thomns 13. Watson was formally noti
fied nf IiIh nomination for tho presi
dency by the populace at Atlanta, Ga.
10 John Worth Kern of Indiana was-
nominated for the vlce-presldcncy Dy
the Democratic National convention, at
10 Eugene W. Chafln of Chicago was
nominated for the presidency of the
United States, and A. S. Wntktns of
Ada, Ohio, for tho vice-presidency by
the National Prohibition convention, at
27 Wm. H. Taft was formally notified of
IiIh nomination nt Cincinnati, Ohio.
23 Thos. L. Hlsgen of Massachusetts,
was nominated for president and J. T.
Graves of Georgia, for vice-president. In
tim tlrst national convention of the In
dependence party at Chlcugo.
Nov. 3 Wm. II. Tnft elected president
anil Jiih. II". Sherman vice-president of
(he United Statrn, on (he Itepiilillcnn
ticket by mi electoral vote of :t-7, de
feating YVIlllitni .leuuluRN Ilrvnn mill
J, W. Kern, Democrntle ciindldntcN
for prrxlilcnt nnd vlce-preslilcnl, rc
nncctlvely. . . .Clins. A. Ilenreii re
elected coventor of Illinois. TIioh. A,
9Iarnhnll elected covcrnor u liidlnnii
....Fred 91. Warner re-elected Kv
ornor of 9Ilclilgnn. . . ..Iiiiiicn A. IJn
VlilNon re-elected jrovernor of WIh--onnln.
. . .CIiiih. 15. HiikIich rc-cleeted
governor of New York.
of ao- -il
nanlty grounds; committed to lnsano
6 Former Gov. Hargls of Kentucky was
shot and killed by his son, Beach
11 Mrs. Dora McDonald found not guilty
of murder of Webster Guerln.
Mar. 2 Chief of Police Shlppy of Chi
cago, was stabbed by anarcnist, wno
was klllc Dy Shlppy; Shlppy's son shot
California supreme court released for
mer Mayor Schmltz of. San -i-"ranclaco,
lifting graft charge. . , ? , . ,
18 Harry Orchard at Caldwell, Idaho,
sentenced to death, but, clorrishcy was
28 Anarchist Sllvorsteln hurled, bomb In
Union aqunre. New York, killing himself
nnd companion and injuring four po
licemen. Mnjr tJ Five bodlea of persona utip
posedly murdered by Mrs. Ilelle Gnn
ncnn duff up nt ruins of Iter home nt
I,a l'orte, Ind., where "be nnd Iter
two children vfero thought to hnve
died In burning home.
6 Four moro bodies found on Gunness
farm at La Porte, Ind.
Jun. 13 Mrs. Daniel Cooper, Cadillac,
Mich., killed husband, five children nnd
self.. ..Gov. Wlllson, Kentucky, par
doned Caleb Powers and James How
ard, convicted of complicity In killing
of Wlllam Goebcl.
22 Nino negroes lynched nnd shot nnd
killed In Sabine county, Tenn., as re
sult of two murders.
Aug. 1 Four negroes lynched at RubsoII
vllle, Ky for praising killing of whlto
14 Sprlmrfirld, III., mob burned negro
lioiiicn, killed two persona nnd ruled
the city n result of removal of nc
cro nnsmiltcr of 9Ir. Illclinrdnon.
15-Troops rushed to Springfield, III.: Wil
liam Donegan lynched by mob, several
17-Mobs at Springfield. III., fired on
troops: whlto man slain.
Nov. 0 Former United Stntes Sen. Ed-
ward W. Carmack wns shot nnd killed
by Robert Cooper, a young nttorney, nt
Nashville, Tenn., In street duel.
24 Three negroes, arrested for murder,
taken frpm Tiptonvllle, Tenn., jail nnd
lynched In accordanco with pre-arranged
20 Ray Lamphere, charged with murder
of Mrs. Belie Gunness. was found guilty
of arson nnd sentenced to from 2 to 21
ycar3 In state prison, by Laportc, Ind.,
Dec. 10 Abe Ruof, former San Francisco
political boss, convicted of bribery....
Charles E. Davis found not guilty of
murder of Dr. Frederick Rustln.
10 II. K. Agar, wanted at Princeton, Ind..
for $125,000 alleged forgeries, arrested nt
20 Robbers raided Ccresco, la., bank, se
Jan. 3 Gov. Hnnly,
troops to Muncie
to suppress strcot
Feb. 3 Thomas
Lewis elected pres-
, ldent of United
28 Southern railway
cut labor wages
i ten per cent., ef-
iccuvo amr. j.
Mar. 2 Coal operators In Pittsburg dis
trict commenced preparations for strike.
173,500 St. LouIb brewery employes
struck for higher wages.
'Apr. 1 Pending wago settlement, 250,000
minors suspended work In Atnericnn
I mines. ...T. I.. Lewis took up duties as
! miners' president and invited operators
tn wncn scnlo conference.
& Six hundred Minneapolis. Minn., papor
hnngers and painters struck for closed
10 Importation of strike breakers from
St. Louis to work on Ponsalocn, Fin.,
street railways caused fierce rioting, 15
non-union men being Injured.
12 Governor of Florida Bent ontlro nillltln
body to Pensacola.
17 Central competitive field of operat
ors and miners reached wage agree
ment of 90 centB a ton old agreement;
1 250,000 resumed work at once.
May 14 Eight hundred Kansas City, Mo
brewery workers struck.
10 Street car strlko rioting la Clovoland,
28 W. S. Stone, Cleveland, O,, elected
grand chief engineer of International
Nov. 20 Samuel Gompors re-elected pres
ident of tho American Federation of La
bor nt Denver. Col.
Bee. 22-William II. Newman resigned as
president of Now York Centr.il Hues.
S3 President Himuiel fimnpera of
Amerleun Frderatlou of l.nlior sen
tenced to one jrnr In Jail, Vlce-prcn-larnt
J. J. Mitchell to nine montlir
und Secretary Frank 9Iorrlou to six
itiantUH, In connection with nllcired
Buck Stove Uompi.sr boycott, by cir
cuit court of Illstrlet of Columbia.
I iWr to1 rill I
Jan. 13 At Boyerton, Pa., 178 killed burn
ing of opera houso und subsequent pnn
lo resulting from explosion of moving
27 Cyclono swept through Alabama,
causing property loss of $500,000.
Feb. 14 Tornadoes devnstnted towns of
Tyler, Texas, nnd Mossvlllo, Soso and
Service, Miss., killing score and blow
ing down many houses
Mnr. 4 At Colllnwood, O., 174 nchool
children perished na result of lire
In primary nchool, and attendant
2S At Hanna, Wyo., 70 klllod by explo
sions In Union Pacific railroad mine.
Apr. 1 In Virginia, West Virginia and
Kentucky floods caused loss of seven
lives and did $500,000 damago to proporty.
12 At Chelsea, Muss., 12 persons
killed; 50 Injured In lire, which cnused
loss of $5,500,000; 1,500 famlllos rondored
24 In Louisiana, Mississippi, and Ala
bama tornadoes, 350 lives lost; 46 towns
badly wrecked: property loss $1Z,000,000.
May 11 Tornndoes In Henry county, III.,
Madison, Wis., Oklahoma and Texas,
killed 18 persons and caused great prop
13 Tornado wrecked Gilliam, La., killing
27 Alfalfa county, Okla., tornado Wiled
15 persons and hundreds of head of
Aug. 2 Furnlo, Coal Creek and Michael,
B. C. wiped out by pralrlo fires; loss,
$1,000,000, nnd caused 14 deaths.
....Flood atvAugusta, Ga., did damago of
$10,000,000; 211 perished.
26 At Halleyvllle, Okla., 30 minora per
ished when lire destroyed hoisting shaft
Sep. 17 Lieut. Thomas E. Sjltrlago Wiled
and Orvlllo Wright seriously injured by
falling of aeroplane to ground during
flight nt Fort Meyer.
24 Minnesota forest Are loss estimated at
Oct. 17 Near Metz, Mich., 15 forest fire
refugees killed In wreck of train, which
wns cnused by fire burning trestle work.
19 On Presqun isle and In Alpeia county,
Michigan, 45 killed In forest (Ires.
Nov. 29 At Marlannn, Pa., coal mine, 170
miners perished as result of '.errlflc ex
plosion. Dec. 12 Premature explosion of dynamite
on Panama canal, killed 21.
6 Block of Peoria, III., buildings de
stroyed! Iosb, $500,000.
Mnr. 1 Northern section of Tampa. Fla.,
destroved: loss, $000,000: militia called
out.... Two New York Arcs caused loss
Of $2,625,000. , ,
13 Big Timber, Mont., business section
wiped out: loss, $400,000.
26-Leland hotel, Sprlnglleld, 111 , de
stroyed: los3, 175,000.
Apr. 3 Peoria distillery damaged to ex
tent of $235,000.... Four Lynchburg, Vn
factories destroyed: loss, $225,000.
23 Nino Richmond, Vt., business blocks
May 3 Antlpolo, P. I., destroyed.
C Business districts of Coalton, O., and
Wnlkcrton, Ind., destroyed.
6 At New Orienns; loss, $100,000.
8 Two Atlnntn, Ga., business buildings
destroyed; loss, $1,230,000.
11 Camp Cook, S. D., destroyed; loss,
15 Omaha Packing Co., South Omaha,
Neb., destroyed; loss, $500,000.
Jun. 12 Morris packing plant burned nt
Knnsas City, Kan., loss, $350,000.
22 Business section of Threo Rivers,
Quo., destroyod: loss, $1,250.000.... Block
of Port Chester. N. Y., buildings de
stroyed; loss, $500,000.
21 Threo oil refineries destroyed na re
sult of lightning; In western and north
ern Pennsylvania; loss, $500,000.
20 Duluth, Minn., docks nnd aheda de
Btroycd; loss, $1,200,000.
Jul. 8 Boston harbor front destroyed;
21 Cottonwood, Idaho, destroyed; loss,
31 Phlladodphla pier and merchandise
destroyed: loss, $400,000.
Aug. 3 Armour elevators and Burlington
railroad proporty at Chicago, destroyed;
14 In Now York Central yards, East Buf
falo, N. Y.; loss. $1,000,000.
30 New Orleans business section sus
tained $2,000,000 damage.... Darby, Mont.,
almost completely destroyod.
Sep. 4 Rawhide, Nov., largely destroyed;
6 Armour wool house, Chicago stock
yards, destroyed: loss. $500,000.
11 Cosmosdalo, Ky., cement plant de
stroyed; loss, $2,000,000.
Oct. 4 Pittsburg, Pa., plato glass com
pany works damaged, J500.000.
17-Rock Island, III., loss, $500,000.
21 Denver Col., mills destroyed; loss
Nov. 2 Phlladedphla, Pa., lumber yards
17 Indlnnola, Miss., cotton warohousos
deBtroycd; loss, $300,000.
18 Bardstown, Ky., distillery warehouses
destroyed: loss, $1,150,000
Dec. 25 Ravis, Okla., business section
wiped out; loss, $35,000.
Jan. 4-Bolse, Idaho. Jury acquitted George
Pettlbono of murder of Ex-Oov. Stoun
cnbcrur 9-Formcr Mayor Schmltz of San Fran
Cisco freed of graft charge by court of
ycb. 1 Hurry K. Thaw was found not
suJJty of aioJU0CA YJlUe jsUder on tn-
Jan. 2 Curtis Guild,
Jr., was Inaugur
ated for third term
21 Mississippi legis
lature elected John
Slmrp Williams to
United States sen
ate, term to begin
March 4, 1911....
Former Sen. Wet-
moro elected to ...,,
United Stntes senate by Rhodo Island
Feb. 28 Gov. Bradley (Ky.) elected to
United States senate to Buccced J. B.
Mar. 0 Gary elected United States sen
ator by Joint South Carolina legislative
22-C. E. Llttlefleld (Mo.) resigned as con
gressman. . , ,
?,i President Roosevelt sent special mes
sago to congress, relnting to child-employers'
liability and Injunction In labor
cases, tnrllf and other laws. ...John
W. Stewart (Vt.) nppolntcd to till sen
nto vnenncy caused by death of Red-
31 President Roonovclt accepted resigna
tion of Ambassador Tower ami ueui
to senate appointment of Dr. H.U.
Apr. 1 Edwin Norrls Inaugurated gov
ernor of Montana.
2 Agricultural appropriation bill of $11,
B0S.E00 passed house of representatives.
C-Sterllng employers' liability bill Passed
house. ...House passed appropriation bill
for Pcnrl Harbor. Hawull naval sta
tion. ...Senator Milton sworn In to suc
ceed late Scnntor llrynn.
9 President In special messago asked
suppression of nnnrehy.
21 President Roosovelt signed employers'
27 President Roosevelt In special mes
sago urged child labor law. ...
May 14 Vreelnnd currency bill passed
20 Congress adjourned after soimto
passed emergency currency bill.
Jun. 19 President Roosevelt ncceptcd
Secretary of Wnr Taft'fl resignation,
appointing Luko E. Wright his suc
cessor, . , ,
23 Secretary Sleeper, In chnrgo of Vene
zuelan diplomatic affairs, left Caracas
UB result 01 v.aoiru uibjiuii-b.
30 Luke Wright took up office of secre
tary of war, vice Taft, resigned.
Jul. 9 Venezuela sovored relations with
United-States by recalling diplomatic
envoy. Honor vuioz-uoiiicoa.
Nov. 13 Secretary of Navy Victor II.
Metcalf resigned. Truman 11. Now
berry named na successor.
24Kormer Gov. Albert B. Cummins elect
ed United States senator from Iowa, to
(111 out term of late Senator W. B. Alll-
27 United States and Japan signed treaty
agreeing to respect each other's rights
In Pacific, and defining mutual attitude
Dec. 7 Both houoes of congress convened
for second session of Sixtieth congress,
11 Houso adopted resolutions, providing
for tho naming of a committee of In
vestigation to probo secret service crit
icisms in president's mossuge.
16 Senato adopted resolution to Investi
gate Inferences In president's meSnage.
17 Houso adopted resolution asking presl
dent to supply evidence for ossorttons
relative to secret service assertions tn
lueiiogo. -. - -
Jnn. 2 State Bank,
Rockyford, C o 1.,
0 Four big Now
firms forced Into
8 Chicago Groat
placed In hands of
10 Western Bank
nnd Trust Co., Dal
las. Tex., largest
Texas saving bank, placed In receivers
hands. , .
IS John R. Walsh, president Chicago Na
tional bank nnd several railroads, con
victed of misappropriating Institution s
22 Traders and Mechanics' Banlc, Pitts
burg, Pn.. closed doors.
2.' National Bank of North America, New
York, closed for liquidation, by order
29 Now Amsterdam Natlonnl bank, enp
Itnl $l,00fi,000, nnd Mechanics and Tra
ders' bank, both of New York, taken in
charge bv comptroller of currency.
Feb. 13 W. B. ltldgcly, comptroller OI
currency, accepted presidency of re
organized National Bank of Commerce,
Kansas City, Mo.
27 Financiers K. R. Thomas nnd O. F.
Thomas Indicted on chnrge of misman
agement of funds of Provident Savings
Life Assurance society.
Mar. 13 John R. "Walsh denied new tr.nl;
sentenced to nvo years in teiiurut iinaun.
Apr. 1 Pike County Bank nnd Trust Co..
Macomb City, Miss., placed In receiver B
hands. .... ,
21 T. A. Mclntyro & Co., with houses in
many cities, failed for $1,000,000.
Mny 8 Euclid Avenue Trust Co., Cleve
land, O., assigned.
11 Reserve Trust Co., and American Sav
ings bank, Cleveland, O., closed their
28-G.rSW. MncMlllon & Co., Pittsburg,
Pa., stockbrokers, failed; liabilities,
$1,800,000. , ,
Jun. 3 Kosciusko Company bank, War
saw. Ind., closed by stato auditor.
Jul. 14 National Deposit bank. Philadel
phia, Pa., closed by comptroller of cur
rency, . . , ,
17 Farmers and Merchants Banking Lo.,
Cleveland, u iniieu.
22 Standard Oil SU,240,000 line decl
Mlon unnnlmounly rcvcrned by Unit
ed States court of npprnlM nt Cbl-
Aug.B0-Flrst Natlonnl hank, Belle Plalno,
Minn., closed by order comptroller of
currency; bank was Insolvent: Presi
dent J. O. Lund committed suicide.
23 A. O. Brown & Co.. one of largest
Now York uroKcrngo urrns, iui"--uj nu
bilities over $1,000,000.
Sep. 10 A. Booth & Co., largest fish
house In country, forced Into receiver s
Nov. 5 Charles W. Morso and Alfred II.
Curtis, great financiers, found guilty
of misapplication of funds and falsify
ing bioks of National Bank of Amer
ica. New York.
6-C. W. Morso sentenced to 15 years;
Curtis given liberty on suspended sen
tence. , , .
Dec. 7 National exchango bank at
Sprlnglleld, Mo., closed; excitement
caused by effort of W. O. Oldham,
onahler of State Savings bank, to Bhoot
President H. B. McDnnlel, of Union Na
tional bank. ..., , ,
11-Sprlngport, Mich., Stato Savings bank
closod by bank examiner.
16 Someraworth, N. H.. First National
bank closed, following dlscuvcry of
shortage of $85,000.
23 Thomas F. Rynn announced retire
ment from finance.
26 Henry W, Poor. New York broker, as
signed for creditors.
I I ISP s
f GfZOVEJU I
V CLEVELAND J
Apr. 22 Near Laquln, Pa., 9 in train
wreck. . .
27 Near Helena, Ark,, 13 by capsizing of
28 Near Ypsllantl. Mich., 9 In collision of
Intorurban trolleys, . .
May 2 At Chicago, 0 by explosion of
3-At Fort Wayne, Ind., 20 In Now Avo;
line hotel tire.. ..At Brooklyn, N. Y 0
In tenement houso fire. ,
4 At Newport, Ore., 11 drowned when
.steamer Kcllon was wrecked In storm.
Jun. 5-Near San Pedro, Oil.. 6 by burst
ing stcamplpd on cruiser Tennessee.. ..
Nenr AnnsrollB, Md., S In hentt-on rall-
28 At Clinton, Minn., 7 by tornado.
Jul. 2 Noar Knobnostcr, Mo.,. 9 In fast
15 At WIlllamBtown, Pa.. 7 miners In
terrific explosion. ...At Youngstowr,, O.,
5 by sower cave-In. , ,
16 At Cieelum, Wash., 9 In powder oxYlo-
19 Near Columbia City, Ind., 6 In collP
itlnn lintwcnn train and auto.
Aug. 3--At San Francisco, Cal., 5 In auto
10 At York, Pa., 8 In boiler explosion.
13 At Kllbourne, Wis., 4 drowned by cap
sizing of launch.
25 At Cholsca, Mass , 8 by collapso of
Sep. 1-Oft Door Isle, 7 in capsizing of
25 At Young's Point, Mont., 19 In trsdn
Oct. 1 At Sugar Ridge, O., 6 In train
collision. ...At Scappoosc, Ore., 6 In train
5 At New York. 11 In Incendiary tene
ment houso tiro.
Nov. 11 Nenr Now Orleans, La., 11, In
train collision.... At Borrle, Wyo., 9 In
20 Explosion of gas In Brooklyn, N. Y.
street; 22 killed.
23 Tornadoes in western Arkansas caused
loss of 30 lives and damaged much prop
erty. Doc. 4 Off Cape Ray, 28 In wrecking of
steamor hoo uuy, in uerco guia.
6 On Lake Suporlor, 22 In sinking of Du
I & WTO 1 v
Jan. 2 Dr. Nicholas
12 Rabbi Bernhard
in America, at Chi
cago. 18 Edmund Clarence
poet and literary
critic, at New
York, aged 75
19 Charles Emory Smith, editor Philadel
phia Press, former postmaster-general
and former minister to Russia, at Phil
adelphia, aged 63.
28 Gen. John Coburn at Indlnnapolls,
Ind., aged S3.... Francois Marie Benja
min Richard, cardinal and archbishop
of Paris, at Paris, aged S9 Gen. C. H.
Howard at Glencoe, 111,, nged 07.
Fob. 2 Dennis O'Sulllvau, Irish actor, at
Columbus, O. . .,
20 Senator Asbury C. Latimer of South
Carolina at Washington, D. C.
21 C. S. Noycs, editor Washington Star,
at Pasadena, Cal., nged S3.
Mar. 2 James Oliver, millionaire plow
manufacturer, at South Bend, Ind.
4 United States Sen. Redfiold X'roctor,
Vermont, at Washington.
17 United Stntes Sen. William Plnckney
Whyte. Maryland, at Baltimore. Md.
22 United States Sen. W. James Bryan,
Florida, at Washington. X). C.
Apr. 7-Congrcssman A. L. Brick, Indiana,
at Indianapolis, Ind.
12 Gen. B. M. Cutcheon, Michigan con
gressman, nt Ypsllantl, Midi., aged 72.
May 15 Former Congressman J. H. Row
ell. Illinois, at Bloomlngton, 111.
22 Gov. John Sparks, Novuda, at Carson
City, succeeded by D. S. DIckerson.
23 Liout.-Gen. Stephen Leo. commander-in-chief
United Confcdcrato Veterans,
at Vlcksburg. Miss.
Jun. 1 Former United States Sen. James
K. Jones, Arkansas, at Washington,
10 Oliver H. P. Belmont, banker and pol
itician, at Hempstead, L. I.
12 Former Supremo Court Judgo J. V.
Wright, at Washington, aged 80.
17 Congressman A. A. Wiloy, Alabama,
at Hot Springs, Va.
23 Ex-President W. B. Leeds, of Rock
Island railway, at Paris.
2. Grover Cleveland, tivlce United
Stntcn president, ut crinceion, in. j.,
due to heurt trouble nud coinpllcu
tloiin, ntccd 72.
20-Congressman W. II. Parker, South
Dakota, at Deadwood, S. D aged 01.
Jul. 2 Murat Halstead, Journalist, at Cin
cinnati. O., aged 79.
3 Joel Chandler Harris, known ns "Undo
Remus," at Atlanta. Ga.
Aug. 4-Unlted States Sen. William B.
Allison, at Dubuque, In., aged 79....
Bronsou Howard, dramatist, at Avon-by-thc-Sca,
N. Y., aged CO.
14 Ira D. Sankey, evangelist, at Brook
lyn, nged OS.
20 J. V. Farwell. mllllonnlro merchant,
at Chicago, aged S3.
24 United States Ambassador from Ger
many Baron Speck von Stcrnburg, at
Heldolburg. Germany. .,,-,
27 Former United States Son. Col. W. P.
Vilas, Wisconsin, at Madison, Wis.
Sep. 1 Rear Admiral Henry Glass, re
tired, at Paso Robles. Cal,
25 Leslie Carter, Chicago, railroad finan
cier, at Chicago.
Oct. 12 Ex-Congressman J. A. Scranton,
Pennsylvania, at Scranton. Pa.
30 Mrs. William Astor, America's social
lender, at New York.
Nov. 4-T, E. Palma, first Cuban presi
dent, nt Bamingo, wuuu.
Dec. 0 Rear Admiral Joseph B. Coghlnn,
who commanded Raleigh at battle of
Mnnlln, died at New Rochollo, N. Y.
20 MaJ. Orlando J, Smith, noted Journal
ist, at Dobbs Ferry, N. Y.
20 Onus Sprcckels, mllllonnlro sugnr
king, In San Franclsro, aged 80... .Rep
resentative Davcy of Louisiana, ut New
Orleans, nged 55.
Jan. 23 An attempt
to overthrow Por
tugal monarch and
was to assassinate
Fob. 1 King Carlos
nnd Crown Prlnco
Lulz Phliippo of
Portugal shot to
death on streets of
Lisbon, while re-
turning from fete, by revolutionist.
2 Manuel II. proclaimed king of Portu-
S Premier Franco resigned and fled from
Portugal, being succeoded by Admiral
1JO Amarai. , i
7-Funeral of King Car)03 and Crown
Prince Lulz held In Lisbon. (
20 Lieut-Gen. Stoessel condemned to dio
in St. Petersburg, for surrender of Port I
Arthur to Japanese.
23 Attempt to assassinate shah of Per
sia at Teheran failed, three persons be
ing killed. ...At mlno near San Juan do
Snblnas, Mexico, 70 killed by explosion.
Mar. 7 Japan's ultimatum In Tatsu Ma
ru seizure, by Chlneso presented to lat
ter's government at Pekln.
15 Fire in business section Bahla, Bra
zil, caused $1,000,000 loss und killed
IS Lleut.-Gen. Smirnoff wounded In St.
Petersburg duel with Lleut.-Gen. I;ock,
whose bravery In Port Arthur defense
had been questioned.
23 Steamer Matsu nnd Hldeyoshi in col
lision near Hadakode, Japan, cost 300
27-Chilapa, Mexico, destroyed by oarth
nnako shocks, and 500 persons killed.
Apr. 4-Slr Henry Campbell-Bannerman
resigned as prime minister of Great
Britain nnd his resignation was accept
ed by tlio king. ,,,
13-Floods at Hankow, China, killed 2,000
19-nailan squadron prepared for demon
stration In Turkish wntcrs.
2" Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, for
mer British premier, died in London.
23 Lleut.-Gen. I.lnevltcli, aide-de-camp
to Emperor Nicholas, died In St. Pctcrs-
24 The duko do Chaulncs, who married
Miss Theodora Shonts, died suddenly In
20 British cruiser Gladiator collided with
American liner, St. Paul, off Isle of
Wight, 2S perishing.. ..Half of Notro
Dame de Salettc. Ontario, burled un
der landslide, 30 being killed.
29 Throe thousand Christian Armenians
massacred by Kurds in Persia... .Jap
anese cruiser Matsushlma sunk off Pes
cadores islands by explosion which
May 4 Ferry boat cnpslzed near Bykhofl
in tho government of Mohlleff, drown-
k vJ.., n nfnnnM fnrmallv swore alle
giance as king of Portugal.
21 Near Antwerp w persona kuicu
24Kr,incols Coppe", noted French poet
and dramatist, died. , , .
'8 Fire In Kiang-LI coal mines in China
suffoented 1,000, '
Jun. 2-Gen. Sir Redovors Buller, Boer
war general, died In London.
4 Cloudburst at Guanajuato, Mox killed
20 persons. ...Forty ships wrecked and
270 pearl fishers drowned In typnoon off.
15 Fifty Japanese boats wrecked Im
storm, sju men ucihk uiunutu, i
c?" tyixiSf f " -w x2r J jJjw xBUByjBVBUi-JJ?
Jan. 10-Parker building In New York de
stroyed; loss $5,000,000; 4 firemen killed.
17 McNeil & Higglns grocery house de
stroyed; loss, $200,000.
21 Portland, Me., city hall and police
building destroyed: loss 1.000,000.;
28 Chicago "loop" fire caused $1,700,000
damage. ...Coburn warehouses, Indian
aDOlls, Ind., loss 600,000,.:.Part of Ntjl
son Morris packing plant. Kansas City,
Mo., destroyea; loss, $500,000,
SO Twin Lalies, Minn., wiped out.,..
Oeorge uouio. rcsiaonco ui uutinwu,
Ml .irnmil' lo. 1M0.000.
Jan. 6 At Klckapoo. Kan., 7 drowned by
overturning of skiff.
30 Near Hawk's Nest, W. Va 9 mlner3
by explosion. . . . ,
Feb. 3-At Northumberland, Pa., 7 by
10 At South Carrollton, Ky 0 In mine
explosion.... At New Llskard, Ont., 7
burned to death. .
11-At Vaudroull, Can., 9 by powder ex-
2(.At Pinole, Cal., 23 by explosion of
Jul. 2 Explosion of gas in mlno at Wuso- W
vo, Russia, kuicu au iiiiiiHo.
5 Four hundred buildings at Port au
Prlnco, iiayii, arpiroyuu uy uiu.
a.. KSnid Pnsha. arand vlzlcr of Tur
key. resigned and sultan formed a now
Sen. 20 Central Telephone building and
nostofllco at Paris. France, destroyed
by firo; loss. $5.00O,CO0.
Oct. 5 Independence of Bulgaria pro
claimed, suverlng bonds of Turkey;
Trlnco Ferdinand proclaimed czar.
7 Island of Crete proclaimed union with
20Typhoon on Chlneso coast cost lives
of 3,000 persons. ,,.,
Nov. 0 Japanese steamer, Talsh Maru,
sank In storm, 150 drowning.
S Victorian Sardou, Franco's most fa
mous playwright, died.
13 Emperor of China died nftor long ill
ness in Peking, Prince Chun made re
gent of the empiro and Pu Wul, heir
presumptive. 11-Tszo lis! An. dowager empress ol
m.inu .11 nil nuddenlv In Peking and
Prince Pu-Wl, threo years old, was
placed on the throne.
25 British steamer Sardinia burned near,
Valetta, Malta, 125 persons perishing,
SO Japoneso steamers collided off Chofoo,
China, and 700 persons, including Amori?
cans and Europeans, drowned.
Doc. 2 Nord Alexis, president of UaytlJ
deposed by pooplo and fled Port au
Prince, his departure being followed by
a night of wild looting In which 12 per
sona wore killed. Gen. Legltlmo pro
claimed president... .Pu-YI, tlireo-yenr-old
son of Prince Chun, wn r.rowntn
emperor of China and ascended tlM
11 Gen. Simon captured town of Go-
FeNb. J4lBeerl.n7N: h! ' 4Wum .ectlon liSTf-Xl Natchez, Miss., 8 by Su ox- 17-Con Anton WmonjdjMl
sustained JiOO.OOQ. tow. - - plosion. - I ' Hayti. ij..--s
nnlwoa wfthntit rnlBtfLnne.
13 Dutch cruUer seized Venezuelan
guardslilp. . . . .,
15 Dutch batt.SBhln chptured anothei
Venazuelan KUarahlD. kl
16 Venezuelans rose uguinst Castro, burn. M
Ing his statues aua plundering uuracaa.