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HISTORY OF A YEAR.
Tie Important Happe ninfrs of 1805
LIST OF HEAVY BUSINESS FAILURES.
Foreign Events Are of More Than Canal In
terest Lynching Hive Keen Remark
ably Frequent Record of Deaths
Folitieal and Sporting Notes, Etc.
fcTTOLTTNO LIABILITIES OF JSOO.V) A?TD
UPWARDS BASKS CEXESALLT.
Jan. 4 At Birmingham, Ala.. City nation
Jan. 1-1-At Sioux City, la.. Fidelity Loan
& Trust Co. : $4,200,000.
Jan. 1 Dover (N. IT.) National bank.
Jan. la- Dover (X. H.) Five Cent Savings
Jan. 21 At Binghamton, N. T., Mer
Jan. 21 At Atlanta. Georgia Mining &
JIanuf.T ti'rinr Co.: J3.fr.yA.
Jan. 31 Trenton (Neb.) ha:'h At Now
Tork. Leonard Smokeless Powder Co. ; Slo,
Feb. 2 At Nit Tork. Fasts'de lark.
Fob. 11 S'.irior (Neb.) bank Lces-
burg (Fla.) l ank.
F-l. ii At Richmond, Va., Bank of Lex
ington. Feb. IC-At Diduth. Minn., William Me
Kiniey, ovener of large tracts of p-imngand
timber lands: $UrO,,,','.
Feb. 25 At Lake City. Minn., Merchants'
Mar. 1 At Providence, rt. I., Sherman
Riley, bankers; Jl,lt'.52'" Iloldrcdeie
Mar. C At Texarkana. Tel., Flrst na
Mar. Ii".--At Chicago, Waukesha Ilyfreia
Mineral Water Co.; Sl.rV"'.
Mar. IS National bank of Kansas City:
Mar. 20 Miscow (Idaho) Commercial
Mar. 21 At Warrer.sburg, Mo., Johnson
county savings bank.
Mar. in In Perry county. Fa., Newport
Mar. 25 A t New Tork. K. f. Jaffray &
Co . dry i,oods merchants: J2.W.OiO.
Mar. 2 Nashua (X. H.) savings bank;
Mar. 27 -At Cincinnati. Commercial bank:
JLO'.'") At Stanton, Neb.. State bank
... Clarence (Mo.) bank.
Mar. 2i Canton (Kan.) bank Erlstol
Tenn.) l.ank & Trust Co.
Mar. 3) -Willow Springs (Mo ) bank.
Apr. 1 Stevens Point (Wis.) Commercial
Apr. 4 At Ravenna, Neb., First Nation
al bank At Dublin. Tex., First National
Apr. 5 At Fort Worth, Tex., City Nation
Apr. 9 F.laden (Neb.) b-ink....Axtell
Apr. 11 Aurora (Mo.) State bank.
Apr. 12 Fresno (Cal.) Loan & Savings
Apr. 1-At r.oston, F.aldwin Pros.' & Co.,
brokers: f.iiV,'....At Heaver City, Neb.,
Furnas county bank.
Apr. 2u At Ocala. Fla., First rational
Apr. 22 At Wlllimantic. Conn., First na
Apr. 23 At Wlllimantic, Cor.n., Dime sav
May 1 At Big Stone Cap. Va., Appala
May S At Newkirk, O. T.. Bank of Com
merce. May 4 At Minneapolis. Minn.. N. P.
Clarke & Co., lumlr firm: S7cv,0.
May lft-At Redwood Falls, Minn., Citi
Mar 2ti Milwaukee Street Railway Co.:
J12. m.OuO At Atlanta. (5a.. Piedmont
Marble Co. ...At Kingfisher, I. T.. Com
May 21 At Seattle. Wash.. Merchants'
Jun. 1 At Oklahoma City. O. T., Okla
homa national bank.
Jun. 3 At Pella, la.. First national bank
....At Boston, U. S. Cordage Co. ; capital,
Jun. 11 At Indianapolis. Bank of Com
merce Ocosta (Wash.) bank.
Jun. 12 At Metropolis. 111.. Bank of
Brown & Pruner At Nashua, N. H.. M;l-
ford savings hank.
Jun. 24 At New Tork. John Osborn. Son
& Co. wino dealers: $l.S3i-00....At Cin
cinnati. Snooker Bros. & Co., wholesale
drv goods dealers: $50i.0eo.
Jul. 2 At Sturceon. Mo.. Ex-hant-e bank.
Jul. 4 At Cartersville. Ga., Harvard
Jul. 9 At Tina, Mo., C!ti7ens" bank.
Jul. 12 Cloverdale (Ind.) bank At Chi
cago, Campbell Commission Co.
Jul. ! Norborne (O.) bank Carrollton
county (O.) bank.
Jul. 17 At Everett. Wash., Puget Sound
Jul. 23 Archie (Mo.) hank.
Jul. 2-1 At West Superior. Wis.. Superior
Jul. 9 At Denver, Col., Union national
Jul 30 At Mexico, Mo.. Salisbury bank
At West Superior, Wis., Keystone na
Jul. 31 -At Kansas City. Mo.. Dollar sav
ings bank. . ,.
Aug. 1 At Colorado Springs. Col.. City
tate bank. . ,
Aug. 4-At South Sioux City. Neb., Cltl
icis' state bank.
Aug. 6 At Denver. Rocky Mountain
savings bank. . . .
A ue. 8 At Boston. C T. & O. W. Eddy,
commission merchants: Sl.uO.0O0....Buck
ner (Mo.) bank.
Aug) 9 Palouse City (Wash ) bank.
Aug. 12 At South Bend, Wash., First
Aug 1 Shelby (Tenn.) bank.
Aug 1-) Bank of Tacoma. Wash.
Aug. 23--At Franklin, O., First nation
b!Aug 24 At Kenosha. Wis.. Dan Head &
Co. '8 bank,.. -Dawn (Mo.) bank.
Aii. 31 At Storm Lake. Ia.. Buena
Vista state bank.
Sep. 4 At Ladonla. Mo., Farmers' bank
Sep. 12 At Duluth, Minn.. Iron Exchange
Sop' 13 Kearney (Neb.) national hank.
o.. i- Perrv. O T. State bank.
Sep.' 20 At Republican City, Neb., State
bSep'. 2S At New Orleans, Cooperative
p,.n. 2S At I'awnee, O. T., Farmers and
Citizens' bank. .... .
Ctrl 1 Blaine (W ash.) State bank At
Chicago. Produce Cold Storage exehanse
In P.nrry county. Mo., banks at Monett
and Purdy. ,
Oct. 3 At Crelghton. Mo., Farmers' ar.d
Oct. 11 At Omaha, Neb.. Citizens' state
Oct" 1" At Everest. Kan.. State bank
At Springfield. Mo.. Comrm-n ial bank.
Opt 14 At Fort Scott. Kan., State bank.
ort. 16 At Tacoma, Wash.. Commer
cial national bank.
Oct 21 At Duluth. Minn.. State hnnk.
Oct 22 At Wellington. Kan.. First na
tional bank At Ash Grove, Mo., Swinney
b""k. 24 At Tacoma, Wash., Columbia
0-t '.At Guthenburg, Neb.. State hank.
Oct 2fi At Louisville. Ky, Bamberger,
Bloom & Co.. wholesale dry goods; Jl.
COe.OUO. Nov. 6 Loadville (Col.) Savings and de
Vov. " At New Orleans. Bank of North
"Nov C&-At Urichsvllle, O.. Farmers' and
Merchants' bank. .....
Nov. 14 At Salem. Ore., Williams & Eng
land Banking Co.
Nov. 25 At Omaha, Nebraska savings
and exchange bank.
Nov. 2S At Columbus, Ga., Chattahoo
thie national bank.
Dec. 6 At Pratt. Kan., First national
Dec. H At San Francisco, Grangers'
Bank of California.
Dec. 14 At Richmond. Va., James B.
lice, president of Planters' national tank;
Dec. IS At Lincoln. Neb., German na
Dec. 20 At New Tork. Nichols, Frath
Jngham & Co., Pair.uel S Sands & Co., De
NeufviHe & Co.. L. A. Feldman and B. Fen
ton failed as result of decline in American
Dec. 23 Bank of Farmlnrton, 111.
Dec. 24 At Ewlng. Mich., Exchange
tSOMB OF THE MORE STARTLING FATALITIES.
Jan. 1 At Albany. N. 17 In burning
hotel.. ..Near Waverly, Wis., 6 in burning
h Jan! 13 In Deception bay, Waab 15 by
foundering- pi schooner.
Jen. 15 At Butte, Mont., over SO by ex
plosion oi Kianx poyoer.
Jan. 13 At Rusk. Tex., 5 by boiler ex
Jan. 22 Near Stursls, Ky., 5 by explosion
in i raoe vt ater co. a plant.
Jan. 23 On Iike Michigan, steamer
Cnicora given up for lost: 2 were on board.
Jan. 20 Near New London, Conn., 13 in
wreck of coal barges.
Feb. 7 At Milwaukee, 9 near intake
Feb. in At Point of 7ood3. N. T.. 7 of a
schooner's crew. ...In the Chesapeake, 20
duruig blizzard At Gloucester. Mass.,
19 in storm.
Feb. 12 On New Jersey coast. 30 by col
lision of schooners.
Feb. IS At I'oltsville, Pa., C by pas ex
plosion in mine At Sherly, Ga., 10
Feb. 21 Near New Orleans 4 frozen.
Feb. 27 At Cerrillo3. N. M.. 14 miners by
Mar. u i At Red Canyon, Wyo., El in mlr.e
Apr. ii Near Tacoma, Wash.. 23 by ex
plosion in i'lv.e canyon coal mine.
May 1 Near 1'etterson and Newton,
Kan.. 1T in cy lene.
May 3 in Sioux county, la.. 52 in cyclone
In Ala!;a. 17 in wreck of steamer
Geo.-L-e H.White At South Acton, Mass ,
5 in powder mill explosion.
May 14 On Lake Mich.. 12 durir.T gale....
N".ir West Emgliam. Pa., t by boiler ex
.May 2S In Devil's river country, Tex.,
over ".' in :oiis.
Jun. 3 In New Tork. 11: In Philadelphia.
7: in Pittsburgh. 5: In P-r.Uinore. 4: in Cbi-
c.iirn, 4: from f xeessive heat Near Ox
ford. Neb.. 4 i:i railway accitient.
Jun. 4 Near Douirihg. Wyo.. 7 drowred.
Jun. 2t At Arensvillu, 111.. l from tatir.s
Jul. 4 At Chicago, 10 In Independence
d::v cr lehrauons.
J;:l. 5 At Paxter Firings. I'an., .". In
cy-ior.e Near Memphis, at inland No.
40. II :r';WlH-d.
Jul. .'At Detrr.it. Mich.. 5 In fire At
Penn lan. N. .. .nirowne-i in Kcnl:
Jul. 1 '!T Santa Cruz island. Cal., sioop
Restlesii reported lost: drovued.
Jul. 27 Near Three States, Mo.. 7 by
Jul. il Near Socorro. N. M., 7 In cloud
Aug. 4 OSt New Jersey shore 5 drowned
Aug. 7 At Grant Station, N. M., 12 In
Aug. 9 -Vt New Tork. 7 by collapsing of
Aug. 16 Near Mehaffy. Pa.. 8 by prema
ture blast explosion.
Aug. IS At Ocean Cltv. Mo., 7 by capsiz
ing of boat At Denver. Col.. 20 by ex
plosion in Gunry hotel.
Anc. 20 At Braddock. Pa.. 6 by explos
ion At Buffalo. 7 by foundering of yacht
At Coeur d' Alene. Wash., 4 on burning
Auc. 2i Off Kodak Island. Wash., sea!
lng schooner Walter Earle reported lost;
Aug. 27 At Wanakoneta. O.. 3 men fatal
ly injured as result of strike on water
Aug. 23 At Central City, Col., 14 in flood
Sep. 4 At Springfield, 111., 5 by falling
tower At Providence, R. I., 5 by asphyx
t"ep. S At Earnc7t. Pa.. 6 In fire.
Sep. 7 At Specht's Ferry, la., S, dyna
Sen. 11 Near Ashliv. Mir.n.. 5 in railway
collision At Louisville. Ky., 4 by caisson
.-P. 12 Near IIou?hton, Mich., 20 In
Os;e(vila ino- lire.
Sep. ;" Near Leadville, Col., C by ex
plosion at l.t b.'i; :i mine.
Sep. 21 Near i nde; nuence, Mo., C by pre
mature bliist explosion.
Nov. 3 At New York. 4 in f.r.e.
Nov. S At Detroit. Mich.. K7 by boiler
explosion in Journal building At New
1 ori:, I) in Pre.
Nov. At Cleveland, O.. IS by electric
motor going through open uraw.
Nov. 2 At Chlenco. in fire.
Nov. 21 Near Carmel, N. Y., 14 miners by
fallintr earth and rock.
Dec. 3 At Rosenborough. Ark.. 12 negroes
from strychnine poisoning.
l)ec. ! Off Huron Isle. 40 miles from
Marquette. Mich., tug Pearl B. Campbell
lost witn crew oi men.. ..At liuinenoru,
N. J.. 4 In file.
Dec. 13 At La Fclette. Tenn.. 4 by prema
ture oowder and dynamite explosion
Near Greenville. O., i at a Dayton & Union
Dee. 14 At Big Stone Gap, Va.. 5 by
Dec. IS At New Tork, 9 by explosion on
steamship St. Paul.
Deo. 19 Near Raleigh. N. C, 43 by fire
damp explosion in coal mine.
!,.(.. Near Monroe, Mo., C drowned
during freshet Near Dayton. Tenn., 2?
miners by explosion of tire-damp.
Dec. 22 Near Denver. Col.. 4 drowned
while skating At Philadelphia. 4 in burn-
Pec. 2.V-At Eldorado Springs, Mo., 5
drowned In lloous.
THE MORE STARTLING CRIMES.
Jan. 8 State Treasurer W. W. Taylor, of
South Dakota, missing; accounts snort
Jan. 14 John Harris and wife killed their
baby anil themselves to avoid starvation
ue;.r paxton. Neb.
Jan. IS Samuel Hotelilng. of Rolling
Oi-.-cn, Minn., killed his wife and her par
ents: was then slain by pursuers.
Mar. 12 Five men killed in riot by
(white) dock laborers In New Orleans: was
result of race war Nine Italians killed
by American miners in the Walsenburg
Apr. 12 Four men killed In railway
lalKirers' riot at Siloam Springs. Ark.
Apr. 13 Henry Long shot his wife and
brother-in-law. Joe Whidington, then killed
himself, at Purvis. Miss.: Jealousy John
Sejpar. of Cleveland, killed Carl Richter.
wounded Albert Kichter.a brother.and two
others, then killed himself. ...Mike Pfeifle.
of Tacoma, Wash., killed his sweetheart.
Moggie Koender, then himself; Jealousy.
Apr. 2." Robert Owen killed his wife and
Dr. J. F. Simmons at Houston, Tex., then
Apr. 3 Fulton Gordon killed his wife and
Archie Brown, son of governor of Ken
tucky. In bawdv house In Louisville
James Young killed his wife at Hoosier
ville. then went to Brazil. Ind.. and killed
himself Abbott and John Fulgham
(brothers) and Beauregard Towr.send and
his son killed in pitched battle at Newbern,
Mav fi James Herbert, of New York,
killed his wife, then drowned himself:
jealousy In discussion over text-books
in selieolhouse near omo. nl., Benjamin
Rate! iff e killed Samuel K. Taylor. L. F. Mo
Curdy and George D. Wyatt. all members
of school board.
Jun. b (. D. Moore, postmaster at
Keavy. Ky., and Tipton Steern. assistant
postmaster, killed each other in duel.
Jun. l." Frank Williams, of Francis.
Kan., attempted to kill his wife. Mils Alice
Smiih and William Smith, then killed his
two children and self.
jun. ! While insane Mrs. Fanford Glllls
poisoned her three children and self, near
Jul. 1 At Jeffersonville. Ind.. Mrs. Nancv
Bennett poisoned her two children and self.
Jul. 4 Augustus Fields, of Meadowville,
Mo., killed wife, child ar.d self.
J.d. 23 Three whites and six Indians
killed in fight at Jackson's Hole. Wyo
Four killed In a quarrel at a social party at
Union Itidee. W. Va.
Jul. 27 Henry Bradshaw killed his wife,
daughter and self, near Paris, Tex.
Aug. 4 Forty negroes wounded In battle
between whites and blacks, at Spring
Aug. 24 Three killed and 1 fatally
wounded in fight between Con and Thomas
families near Whltesbury. Ky.
Aug. 3') Jack Wilson shot his wife at
Battle Creek. Mich., then killed himself.
Oct. 9 Thomas Spoor, of Pike county,
Ga.. killed his nine children.
Oct. 27 Sheriff's force firing on mob at
Tifiin. O.. killed Christian Mott and Henry
Nov. 1 At San Francisco. Theodore Dur
rant found guilty of murdering Blanche
Nov. 2 At Philadelphia. H. H. Holmes
found guilty rf murdering B. F. Pitzel.
Nov. 13 William Kuntz murdered Mrs.
Caroline Menn and her 10-year-old girl, at
Nov. 23 Hans Allen killed William Cross,
wounded a girl and killed himself, near Mc
Gregor. Ia.: Jealousy Fred Banker killed
Miss Cora Harrison, then himself, at
Amsterdam. N. Y. ; jealousy.
Dee. 7 Near Dexter. Ia., Grant Hlhbs
shot his wife, then killed himself: insanity.
Dec. 9 August Nibleen fatally shot An
nie Bundy, at Peshtigo, Wis., then killed
himself William Ray killed his wife and
self at Coal Creek. Col.
Dec. 10 Harry Hayward hanged at
Minneapolis for murder of Catherine Glng.
Dec. 15 Mose Goodrich fatally shot his
wife at Philadelphia,-then killed himself.
Dec 18 Rensselaer Tripp killed George
Calpln at Cortland, X. Y., then shot him
self. Dec. -Mrs. Mary Grossman at Ann
Arbor, Mich., drowned her child and self.
Dec. 20 Near Castana, George Wolfe
shot his wife, and killed Mrs. Wl'dlara Rt
tledge and himself.
Dec. 25 At Ottumwa. Ia., John Winnln
ger shot his wife, then killed himself.
Jan. I" At Macon, Ga., S. Waxelbaum &
Son's dry goods store: Wd.'fM.
Mar. 3 At Armourdale. Kan., Reed
Brc-s.' packing houses: V.'" 0,V0.
Mar. 2S At Milwaukee, 2J business build
Mar. 2i At St. Augustine, Fla., 19 build
ings. Apr. 14-At Elkhorn, Neb., 10 business
buildings At Pasadena, Cal., Hotel Ray
Mav 2 At La Porte. M'ch., f.l buildings.
May 13 At Pratt Cltv, Ala., hotel, city
hall, churcii and 41 dwellings.
May 1 At Stevens Point, Wis., paper and
pulo mill; ."J:..i. .).
May SO At Pattor.sburg. Mo., 3S build
Jun. J At Kalamazoo. Mich.. Dewing &
Sons' lurul er yards, planing mill and sash,
door ar.d blind factory, r.lso 7 stores.
Jun. 1m At Milwaukee, in ci titer of lum
ber and tannery district:
Jul. 31 At Mc-neniinee, Mich., loss to lum
ber companies, $1,'- fe'.
Aug. I"" In souch-.astein Michigan, ex
tensive Held and forest tilts.
Sep. 13 Near Atlantic City. N. J., forest
Sep. 1? At Inliannpo'-is, Ind., several
business blovks: $"eye.i.
S.-i. 25 At Belle Fourche, S. D.. SO build
ings. et. "At Warren. R. I., 3 cotton mills,
2 warehouses and other pr -pert y: Jl.ei'.i"i.
(Vt. 24 At UalesLur, O., U business
Oet. 2'V-At riano, Tex., !! bitlldir.es.
Nov. 5 At New Y. rk Maitbattun hank
building and oilier propetiy: 5J.i --'."i".
Nov. 2! -At Cc::evu. ln.i.. 15 bil l. lings
At i tii a.-o. Kre. W.vr budding: $..'''.
Dee. 3 At Indiana rolis. 7 large whole
sale establishments; 0.
Dec. H lntslm ss portion of Chilton, Wis.
Business M.rti'in of liidg'-f.eld. Cr.n.
Dee. 12 Business portion of Carloek. 111.
Dee. 13 Almost entire wholesale district
of Council I-.luPs. Ia.: J5".'J.ie-0 At Titus-
ville, Fla., 21 building.-.
Dee. 14 At Bethel. N. C, principal busi
Dec. 17 Business portion of Richmond,
Mo Half the business section of Vienna,
Following towns and cities entirely or
almost entirely destroyed by flames:
Stuartsville, O.: Jonestown, Miss.; Lind
sev, O.; Filmanton. Wis.; Canserago,
N. Y.: Wyekoff, Minn.; Plaueshurg,
Mo.; Duquesneborough, Pa.: l'erley.
Wis.: Curryville, Mo.: Greenwood, Mich.:
YelRw Springs, O.: Oakville, N. Y.;
St. Albans, Vt.: Geneva. Ind.: Browns
town, Ind.: Reddick, lil.: Wallin, Mich.:
Clary, Mich.; Harvey City. Ore.: May
wood, Mich.: Hindostan, Ind.: Ludlow
Falls, O.; Tower Hill. 111.: Tiosa. Ind.;
Haskins, O.; Loralne. 111.: Big Stone Gap,
Va.; Blanchester. O.; Stocton. Pa.: Riv
erside, Mich.: Osgood, O.; Walcot, Minn.,
and Iamora, Neb.
Following towns and villages burned out
entirely or nearlv so in their business s c
tlojs: Hamlin, W. Va.: Warrei.ton, N. C:
EliTiore. O.: Leipzig, O.: Jamaica. Ia.;
Ilanfilton, N. Y.: Waterford. Pa.: Flora.
Ind.; Devine. Tex.: Fort William. Man.:
Hays City. Kan.: Dorchester, Wis.: Ard
more, I. T. : Chester, Neb.; Minn: -waukan,
N. D.: Lorimer, la.: Elmo. M e : Cereseo.
Neb.: Galien.Mich.: Kalamo, Mich.; Green
ville. .; Dover, Me.: Od.-il. Neb.: Man
chester, N. Y.; Barkers. N. Y.: Williams.
A. V.: AltaVista, la.: Crystal Lake. Mich.:
Lockport. 1!!.; Plk.-vi'.lo. Yen:..: p.ii.ghain,
V. T.; Camden, Mich.: State Center. Ia.;
Libert vvillc. 111.: Conway Sp-!:igs, Kan.:
Lenox. lale, Mass.: Oneid;t. ICan.: Cprn -
biidge. O.: Kalrchild, Wis.: Alta. !a.;
Ceres. 1 'a.; Henderson, MU b. : Anchor, ill :
Lawndale, 111.; Mti'llsonville, Ky., and
Mount Pleasant. Tenn.
Jan. IS. Caslmer-Perler,
president of ',f
Jan. 17. M. Felix Faure elected president
of France. ft
Jan. IS. Hawaiian revolutionists start
battle In which several are killed, but no
Jan. 22. At Ixindon, Lord Randolph
Churchill. British statesman, died.
Jan. 20. In North sea. steamer Elbe
sinks; 314 lives lost.
Jan. 31. Wel-Hal-Wel. Chinese strong
hold, captured by Japanese forces.
Feb. . Queen Liliuokalanl formally ab
dicates Hawaiian throne.
.Mar. 12. Off Cuba, a Spanish man-of-war
tires upon American mail steamer Al
liar.ca. Mar. IS. Great Britain sends Nicaragua
ultimatum demanding J73.00O for expulsion
of Minlsr. r Hatch.
Apr. 10 Cuban revolutienary party de
clares Independence of t'li' a.
Apr. 15. Treaty of peace between China
ar.d Japan signed: it provides for Co.-ea's
independence; Japan's retention of con
quered places, pirmnnent cession of For
mosa to Japan and indemnity of JH' .'jX'.hii.
Apr. 2!. itussia intimates to J;.; u;i that
various conditions in Cb:nr.-J:i:.an trea;y
which Rjssia could not allow to be ex
ecuted. Anr. 27 At Bonzey. France, bursting
dvke causes lJ-.i deaths Nicaragua pro
tests n gainst Britain's military occupation
of orinto. ,
Apr. 2S. Great Britain promises with
drawal of ships from Corinto on Nica
ragua s agreement to pay smart
motiev in 15 days.
Apr. 30. Nicaragua accedes to England s
Mav it on advice of France. Russia and
Germany. Japan renounces claim to per
manent cession or i.iau l unp peni.-isum.
Jun. 4 Spain apologizes for gunboat fir
ing on Alllanca.
Jnn 23 Lord Rosebery. British premier.
and cabinet resign, because of adverse vote
In house of commons. Lord Salisbury sum
moned to form new cabinet.
Jun 23 Thomas Henry Huxley, scien
tist, died in London, aged i0.
Jul. U. Stefan M. Stambuloff. ex-premier
of Bulgaria, died of wounds Inflicted
by assassins at Sofia.
Jul. SO Hi'tish election returns show
new parliament to be made upas follows-.
Conservatives, 341; liberal unionists. ,0:
government total. 411: liberals. 174: Mc
Carthvites, 70; Parnollites. 13: labor. 2: to
tal opposition. 2:i?. , ,
go,,. . Cubans defeat Spaniards In bat
tle at Puerto Principe.
Sep. 11. Near fa maguey, t-uwa, iiisui-
gents kill over iisi ftpamaros.
2"-. At Paris. Prof. Louis Pasteur,
eminent bneteriologist. d'ed. aged 73.
Oct. 2. Over 150 killed in riot between
Turks and Armenians in Constantinople.
Oct. lfi. Japan complies with Russia s
demand for speed v removal of troops from
Laio Tung urazu recognizes uoaus u
Oct. 2S. Krercn caoinet restpns oeeaustr
of government defeat in enamner or depu
ties during debate on Southern railway
scandal. ...In Baiburt district, Turkey, 1..0
Oct. 2i. Airreij Austin cnosen poei lau
reate of Great Britain.
v villa..-, s of Zeitoun. Bell and
Varf attacked and plundered by Armeni
ans: many inhabitants killed.
NOV. 1-S. Anil- nriHtiaiiaKane-'ii iu.r.rA-
tended throughout northern Syria; many
murdcre.l at Aleppo.
Wit 57 A evaiulre lumas. noveusi u:iu
playwright, died in Paris, rrretl 71.
Dec. 7 Mrs. Bliss, of Memphis. Tenn.,
missionary in Armenia, writ s tnat. over
I00.ro Armenians have been butchered, an i
that there can be no doubt that outrages
.Mtinn'n sonptinn Georce AuirUStUS
Sala. well-known Journalist, died at Brigh
ton. Eng.; agea bi.
Dec. 10 Sultan grants the powers fir
mans permitting passage of a seconu
guardshlp through the Dardanelles.. ..Ar
menian patriarch at Constantinople says
number of homeless Armenians In fi north
eastern vilayets of Asia Minor Is neatly
so.if.nl Af Trehlzond the bishop and 5
ecclesiastics burned alive by Turks: fresh
outrages also In other parts of Asia Minor
.. .Chloera raging again in Russia.
Dec. 12 British and Italian gunboats
Drvad and Archimede passed straits of the
Dardanelles because of disorder at Stam
boul....M. Adrien Lachenal elected pres
ident of Swiss republic.
Doc. 14 A Madrid dispatch announces
resignation of (ien. Mat linez Campos from
command of Spanish army in Cuba, Gen.
tVevlcr to succeed hir.i.
Dec. lj Over l.Otro killed by attack of
Massais' followers on a caravan near El
si Near Zudlch n.O") Druses killed
In battle with Turkish troops.
Dec. 24 Turkish troops capture Zeitoun.
and Armenian inhabitants flee to the
Jan. 14 Brooklyn (N. Y.) trolley lines
tied tip by strike.
Jan. 19 At Brooklyn. First Brigade of
milita (4.8U0 men) called out to quell street
Jan. 23 At Wheeling. W. Va.. Buckeye
glass works started by non-union men.
Jan. 24 Building trades council of St
I.ouls adopt new constitution abolishing
the walking deles-ate. declaring- strikes a
fal!ure, boycotts tan-American, and arbi
tration the only method of settling strikes.
Jan. 30 At Brooklyn, N. Y., militia with
drawn. Fein 12 At Brooklyn.N. Y.. trolley strike
declared OIL companies agreeing to take
Feb. 14 At Wheeling. W. Va.. strikers
destroy Buckeye felaas factory with dyna
mit I'ch. i At Monorpchela City, Pa., river
mirers decide to siritfe for old U-cent
Mar. P In Pittsburgh district many coal
operators concede advance In wage scale
isiiel by strii ir.g miners.
Ar-r. M in Flat Top ccal region (Va.)
r-.O-'O rniner3 inaugitratc strike.
May 1 M-i.-sillon (O.) district miners (2".
F1 suspend work until we.g scale for en
euln'T ver is mnde p..?d signed.
Mcy i At St. Louis. nca.-!y U.W0pn idle
on account of hod-carriers' and brickyard
employ s str'ke.
May 1! Carnegie F'eel Co. advance
wages of 2e.' -1 men 1" p-r cer.t.
May 24 Puts'i-.irch (Pa.) miners (20.00?)
return to wori-: rt tr-cent ra'e.
Jun. 1 At I ic-l'i;rrr!i. I'nlon Labor
Lea.-iio, of western I'eiinsylvania. organ
ized ; object, to establish S-hour day and
increa .e v.ires.
Jun. !." Oni.i coal rnln-rs' accept operat
ors' terms of 51 cents per ten.
Jin. 1. hv-2 operators decide upon lock
out of Mine-Workers' union men and those
who hrive em,!.'ed ia st:-;i-: s.
J:d. 27 New Ycrk city trtiicrs strike for
hig!?.-r wa;r ar.d she-n-'r !:-:t:rs.
Jul. :T Tailors' srike extends to Brook
lyn and Newark.
.V.i-T. 2 At Pittshurch. certrrr-p'ated
strike sTopj'd by ai're-'-n:-. tit t r-ire v.:"'es
of h e.(o ni'ner.; in i ei.nsyUania, Ohio.
I.idiauti and lniM'.is.
S. p. Ji- con r.t -lis-. !; (Pa.) district coke
works .b-cl-i - to strike f ir v; g dvHr.co.
So. i.li'ran it'-.': or" mttiers rettim
to work at rale offered S weeks ago by op
erators. Oct. 15 At C'rrttfic'd, Fa.. mir"rs de
cile on grr.er.il strike in central and north
ern real t;- !'i.
Oct. Matslllon (O.) miners vote for de-cln--:na
Nov. 21 At Whttlnsville. Mass.. If")
Armen'ars strike: Whii in?.' 'iiaciiine works
had rtf.i-.ed f dischnrg" 4 Titrks.
Dee. M At New York. I'roc' lyn and
Jersey City, over Ks tailors locked out
Every street car liv.e in Philadelphia
but one tied i:p by strike of cripl.-yes for
shorter hours und privilege of belonging
to a union.
Dec. 17 Over 200 cars wrecked by Phila
Doe. 23 At Philadelphia, street railway
strike ended through efforts of John Wana
makcr anil members of Christian league:
strikers will he allowed to jjin labor unions.
Jan. 4 Three horsrthlcves near Canton
ment. I. T John F. Bergeron at Idalia,
Mar. 2S Negro, who Insisted upon riding
in a wagon 'Aith 3 white women, at Jack
Apr. 2' Five colored persons near Green
ville, Ala.: murder c f Watts Murphy.
May IS .leride Si lvers i colored), near
Montgomery, Ala.: assault T'ireo re
grocs near HPaviile, Fia.; murder of Miss
Mamie .'irmsf.-r g.
Tay 27 Jaeoli ITcrson, under sentence to
ho:g" for murder, at kllieett City. Md.
May 2? 'i'liree negroes in Polk county,
Jun. 21 John Trye (white), at Gretna,
Jul. 1 Two strangers ne?r Guthrie, O. T.;
a Johrron (crT.ij o t Cireon.-
I'.-ti-ty. hero arc :i few hints u
enliven Him evening: Yo:i c;
for tiecorations as oit
clioose and liml plenty of a
sytiibols that will siiir-rest
(lets I ntent (if the holMav. A dvi
a n V
Willi tiuiiiJao-od eves mav U-e
.if. ! fi'eiin t.b,. idiandidioe
Aug. 2 Lawrence Jo'ir.son, w imam
Nuli. Louis Muretio and Garland Stemler,
at Yreka. Cal. : murder: latter2 afterwards
provt?d innocent Harrison Lewis (negro),
at Sprlngtleld. Ky. : murder.
Oct. 17 William Blake (sentenced to life
imprisonment!, al Hamilton. S. C: murder.
Nov. 21 Char' s ilurd (n'gro). at Wart
burg. Tern.: murder An innocent negro
(at the time s-.ispe ted of seriously Injur
ing a little white gill by riding horse over
hcri. near Bryan. Tex.
Nov. 25 Prof, perdue (white), at Alley,
Ga. : charged with assault John I:i -h-
auls and Thomas Waits (negroes), mar
Greenwood. S. ('.: robbery and mt-nler
Jack Y.i r-i borough (s--ntcno.il to peniten
tiary for !:fe. at i -rystal Sjirings, Miss.
Dec. u Isor.i Kearse (negro) cud nged
motiier. near i'.r .xlon " rd, S. C.: Kearse
was suspected of stealing Bible from a
I) c. 17 Squire Jones (negro) at Moulton,
Ala.: charged wkii Incendiarism.
1 ce. :'.; 't.-r.uy P.rv.-M (cob. red) by ne
trreHjs at Wriyhtsv-ile. Ark., assault.
,M I'.TrOlSOI.OC.ICW u
-At White Riv r. Vt.. thermom-
etr at CI below: I.ake Chcmplain frozen
Feb. 25 At Tcrtland. Ore., and Tacoma,
eartliqu-ike At t-'l. Iiuis. earthquake.
Mar. 27 At Jefferson, Ja., thermometer
at ! in the si-.sde.
Arr. 2 Lewisburg. Ky., nearly wiped out
May 3 Deadly cyclone at Sioux Center
and Perkins, hi.
May 6 At Herrlngton, Kan., a cloud
burst. May 13 Severe frosts Injure crops In
Minnesota, iowa, Wisconsin. Michigan,
Illinois. Indiana, Ohio. New York, Penn
sylvania. Virginia and West Virginia.
Jun. 15 Part of Grayson county, Tex.,
dex-astatod by cyclone.
Jun. 27 At Keysvllle, Ga., every house
wrecked by cy lct-.e.
Jun. 2D Near Lonoir City, Tenn., cloud
burst. Jul. 6 Winona. Mo., wiped out by cloud
burst North Dakota's storm damages
4.euo acres of grain.. ..At Canton, Kan.,
evry building wrecked by cyclone.
Jul. S At Sprlnglield. Mo., earthqitat-?.
Jul. i' lee tornis in ioaa, Soutii Dakota
Jul. 20 Deer Creek, Minn., destroyed by
Jul. 23 At Brecon. O.. cloudburst.
Jul. 2.1 At ' eiural City. Col., and Black
Jul. 3i-At Wel- ton. O., cloudburst.
Jul. 21 Near Socorro. X. M . cloudburst
At Adelaide, Col., cloudburst.
Sep. 2".' i'lienoinenally hot weather fol
lowed by s:.ow in inaitv states: Chicago
thermometers registered drop of 25 de
grees in 2 !'.-.lirs.
Oct. "r-Nep.r Wenona, 111., earthquake
drmaged coal mine.
ct. .Ii Kart'.oi.ake felt In Illinois. Mich
igan. Iowa. Wueonsin. Ohio. Indiana. .'. I is
sotiri. Kaunas, Nebraska and central south
Nov. 25 Heavy snowstorm throughout
the west; tolerrr.nh Rr.tl telephone service
crippled In Chicago a:v! vie-pity.
Nov. 2C At Franklin. Ind.. city hall blown
down in bllzr-ard.
Dee. 1 Near Sherman. Tex., immense
damage by evclor.e.
Dec. ?r lili.iois. Iowa. Michigan. Wis
consin. Missouri and Kansas visited by re
markable rainfall for the .vason.
The following places have during the
year been visited by more or less disas
trous cyclones arid tornadoes: Covington.
Tenn.: Deni3on. Tex.: Augusta. Ga.;
Columbus, Ga.: Washington county, Ala.:
Ma'ties Landing. Ala.: Patterson. Kan.:
Newton, Kan.: St. Joseph, Mo.: Lockport,
Tex.: Hartford. Kan.: Kenwood. Ia. : Al
bert Lea, Mir.n.; Paird, Tex.: Baxter
Springs, Kan.: Putnam county, Ca.: Mor
gan county, Ca.: Canton. Kan.: Chcrrv
Hill. N. J.: Wood Haven. I,. I.: St. Clair.
Mich.: I'!r.di..y. O.; Ccnnellsville (Pa.)
roke region: Kewaunee. III.; Penssehar,
Ind.: Syracuse. N. Y : Huntingdon. Tenn.:
Door county. Wis.; D-ne, Wis., and Crown
Dec. 25 Osare river rose "5 f,-t desolat
ing entire Osage valley for 4'JU miles.
Jan. 6 Congressman Gen. rhillp Sidney
Post, of Illinois, in Washington: sqjd :2.
Jan. 9 Itr. John Newton Wadcell. prom
inent educator, at Birmingham, Ala., aged
Jan. 15 Fx-Gov. Chadwick at Salem,
Ore.: aired "5.
Jan. 21 Judg F. Rockwood Hoar, ex
I.'nited States attorney genr ral. at Concord,
Mass.: aged 79 Ward McAllister, New
York society leader: aH t.4.
Feb. 8 John Ix?avitt Stevens, our ex-minister
to Hawaii: aged 74.
Feb. 14 I'nited States n -er to Mex
ico, Isaac P. Gray, at City oi ..lexlco: aged
Feb. 2" Fr-derlck Doiiflass. frredman,
orator ar.d diplon-at: agej 7s F.x-Cov.
lienjamln F. Prescott at Epping, N H.;
Feb. 27 Gen. Mason, Brayman. ex-pov-ernor
of Idaho, at Kansas City. Mo. : aged
Feb. 23 Ex-Congressman Ward, at Ches
ter. Pa. ; aged ob.
Mar. 20 Gen. Philip St. George Cooke. In
Detroit. Mich.: aaed so.
ilar. 2;t Maturin M. Ballou. of Boston,
editor, publisher and writer, In Cairo,
Firvnt: aeed .5.
Apr. 8 Judge and ex-Congressman A.
Scott Sloan, at Beaver Dam. Wis.: aged
Apr. 9 W. Jennings Demorest, a founder
of the rrohibition party. In ?ew iorK.
Apr. IS liobert C. Wycklilfe. ex-governor
oi Louisiana, at sneuiyviiie. ivy.
Anr. 22 Ex-l'nited Slates Senator James
F. Wilson, at Fatrheld. la.i agedfs..
Apr. 3.- Levi B. Taft, eminent Jurist, at
Pontiac. Mich.: accd ,3.
May 7 Ex-Gov. Robert S. Green, of New
Jersey, at Kli-abetn: agea to.
May S-Ex-Gov. James A. Weston, of
New Hampshire, at Manchester.
May 9 :Cx-Congressman A. M. Hamilton,
at I-V.rt v. avne. Ind. : aced CI.
May 12 "ien. Charles Sutherland (re
tired!. In Washington Ex-Gov. Rev. Ira
J. Chase, of Indiana, at Lubec. Me.: aged
fl Ex-Cor-.crossman Julius II. Scelve. ex
resident of Amherst college, at Amherst,
M -it: :"eil . 1.
Mav b-Itear Admiral John J. Almy. F.
S. n.-ivv (retired), in Washington; aged SO
Kx-Gov. Peter H. Burnett, of Califor
nia, ,,t Sah Francisco: aged S.
May 21 Congressman William Cogswell,
of Salem. Mr.ss., at Washington: ag-d 11.
May 22 Henry A. Chittenden, philan
thropist and abolitionist, at Mt. Clair. N,
J.:asr-d 7:i....I!u.;ii McCulloch. Lincoln's
m d Arthur's secretary of treasury, at
Wnshirc-'.on: r.ire-1 --5.
Mav 27 Secretary of State Walter Q.
Cr. sham: m. - CI Ex-Corgressman
Goldsmith W. Hewat. at Eirminyham. Ala.;
Jun. S Ex-Gov. Lewis E. Parsons, of
Alai-ama, at Montgomery.
J rti. 2: 'Jen. Green Clay Smith, once
proiiii itiein car.d!d-ite for president, at
nsoington: p.g- J h.;.
Jun. 2i !'.x-Corgressman William F.
Parrott. at Evar.svilic. Ind.: ac-d 7".
Jul. 4 Chief Justice Harlow S. Orton, of
Wisconsin, at Mncisor: aged .S.
Jul. 0 Ex-t !ov. 11 A. Stevenson, of Idaho,
committed suicide at Paraiso Springs. Cal.
Jul. II CcnTressn-.rin Frederick Remann,
at Varelaiin. 111.: aired 4S.
Jul. Sj Judge John Dean Caton, In Chi
Aug. 7 George Frederick Root, composer
of war songs anil love ballads, on Bailey's
lsianu. .Hi.: ageu ,4. '
Aug. f Howell Edmunds Jackson, asso
ciate justice of F. S. supremo court, at
West Meade. Tenn.: agedta.
Aug. 16 Ex-L. S. Senator Sam Bell
Matey from Texas, at Eureka Springs,
A.-k. : aged 70.
Sep. 2 Ex-IT. S. Senator J. S. Lewis,
near Harrisonburg. a.: agea 67 h.x
Gov. Charles Anderson, of Ohio, at Kutta-
wa. K v.
Oct. 4 Prof. PJJalmar HJorth IJoyesen, of
Columbia college, noted Norwegian au
thor, in New ) ork: aged 47.
Oct. 7 William Wettmore Story, dis
tinguished American sculptor, in Rome.
Oct. ! Ex-Senator Gen. William Mahone,
In Washington: aired W.
Oct. 14 Ex-Gov. Elisha P. Ferry, of
Washington, at Seattle: aced 70.
Oct. 12 Ex-Gov. Oliver Ames, of Massa
chusetts, in North Easton. Mass.: ageil M,
Oct. 24 Ex-l". S. Senator Charles II. Van
Wyck, of Nebraska, In Washington; aged
Nov. 4 Eugene Field, poet and humorist,
at t luc:ro: ai-ej -..
Nov. 7 Pir Admiral Robert W. Shu-
feldt (retircii. In Washington.
Nov. P Key. Dr. Samuel Francis Smith,
author rf "America," at Boston.
Nov. 22 Ex-Congressman Henry Snapp,
at Joliet. 111.
Nov. :-: Senior Bishop A. W. Waymc.n,
i . S. African-American church, at Laltl
Dec. 12 Fx-F. S. Senator Allen G. Thur-
man. at Columbus, o.: aged -2 Ex-Con-
gre.-sr-ian II. S. Bundy, at Wellstou, O.;
1 ec. 13 Brevet Brig. Gen. W. B. Royall,
I . S. A., retired, at v asinngton: agea to.
Dec. 15 Ex-Congressman .Edward Mo
Pherson. at Gettysburg, Pa....Ex-Con-
CT-e isman . A. McKeighan, at Hastings
IVc. 1 Ex-Congressman B. M. Kitchen,
at Martinshurg. W. Va.
fiec. 17 Gen. Moses B. Walker, hero of
cnickamauga. at Kenton, o.
Dec. ! Capt. Isaac Hassett, assistant
doorkeeper of L. S. senate.
POLITICAL, SOCIAL, RELIGIOUS AND
Jan. 1 Gov. J.
T. Rich (Mich.) In-
Levl 1'. Morton (N. Y.)
Jan. 3 Gov. Chas. A. Bushiel (N. II.) In-
au rurateil Gov. Henry B. Cleves (Me.)
Jan. 7 Gov. W. H. Fpham (Wis.) in
augurnKd Gav. Richards (Wyo.) in
augurated. Jan. Gov. John E. Jones (Neb.) In
augurated Gov. Mclntyre (Col.) In
augurated. .bin. I! Gov. Budd (Cal.) Inangtira'ed.
Jan. K Congressman John C. Black (111.)
Jan. 15 ,T-hn M. Thurston (Neb.) elected
to I'. S. s -nate Gov. Hastings (Pa.) In
augurated Gov. Chas. Culberson (Tex.)
lnatururated McMillan and Burrows
Olich.) elected to I". S. senate l". S.
Senatcr Hoar (Mass.) reelected. ...U. 8.
Senator Wm. E. Chandler (N. H.) reelected
Jan. PGov. Lord ((ire.) inaugurated....
Lee Mantle and T. H. Carter (Mon.) elected
to I". S. senate E. O. Wolcott (Col.)
elected to U. S. senate At New York, G.
S. Morris n (III.) elected president of
American Society of Civil Engineers. ...At
Cnicago, J. B. Furrow elected 1st presl
dmt of National Farmers' Federation.
Jan. 22 Following elected to V. S.
s-uate: Sheiby M. Cullom (III.). F. K.
Warren (Wyo ), C. D. Clark (Wyo.). J. N.
Dolph lOre.l, Hwien Baker (Kan.), Horace
Chilton (Tex ). Wm. J. Sewali (N. J.), Geo.
C. Perkins (Cal.), R. F. Pettigrew (S. D.),
I. G. Harris (Tenn.), Marion Butler (N. C),
and S. B. Elklns (W. Va.).... At Cleveland.
O., hay dealers form national organization.
Jan. 23 Gov. Nelson (Minn.) elected to
U. S. senate.
Jan. 25 Nicaragua canal bill passes U.
S. senate, vote SI to 21.
Jan. 2a President sends congress special
message on financial situation.
Jan. 29 Jas. H. Berry (Ark.) elected to
F. S. s-nate At Washington, national
board of trade In 27th annual session.
Jan. 21 Lieut. Gov. Clough (Minn.) be
Feb. 2 At Atlanta, Ga.. Susan B. An
thony elected president of National Ameri
ca n Woman Suffrage association.
Feb. 5 At Raleigh, N. C annual con
vention of supreme council of National
Feb. 0 Gen. John M. Schofleld nominated
for lieutenant general by President Cleve
land. Feb. 7 Mayor Strong (N. Y. city) ac
cepted resignations of all Tammany offi
cials. Feb. S President's message announcing
gold loan of $-'.2.5-.e.rf) read before congress
Feb. lv At Cleveland, annual convention
of National Electric Light association.
Feb. r.t At New York. League of Ameri
can Wheelmen, in annual session.
Fel. 20 At New York American Pub
lis'hcrs' arsociition In annual session.
Feb. 21 At Washington, Mrs. Mary P
McFoster elected president of Congress of
Daughters of the American Revolution.
Feb. 23 Geo. W. McBride (Ore.) elected
to U. S. senate Senator M. W. Ransom
IN C) made minister to Mexico At
Washington. Nelson Dingley, Jr.. (Me.)
elected president of Congressional Temper
Feb. 25 John W. Showalter (III.) named
for judge of 7th L. S. Judicial circuit.
Feb. 27 Postmaster General Bissell re
signed. Feb. 2!! Congressman W. L. Wilson (W
Va.) named for postmaster general.
Mar. 7 Geo. L. Shoup (Ind.) elected to U.
Mar 19 Recall cf L. A. Thurston.
Hawaiian minister to U. S., demanded tot
May S Gov. Peter Turney (Tenn.) In.
anctirated At Springfield. Mass., inter
national convention of Y. M. C. A.
May V Col. Henry A. Dupont (Del.)
elected to U. S. senate.
May 11 At Milwaukee, W. J. Traynor
(Mich.) elected supreme president of A.
May 20 U. S. supreme court decided In
come tax to be unconstitutional.
May 27 V. S. supreme court affirms
constitutionallt-y of Geary Chinese ex
clusion act: also denies E. V. Debs (A. R.
U. president) writ of habeas corpus.
May 30 At Chicago, dedication of monu
ment to confederate dead.
Jun. 7 Attorney General Olney ap
pointed secretary of state, and Judge Har
taotitO.) attorney general.
Jun. 13 Whisky trust declared by Illinois
supreme court to be illegal.
Jnn. 20 At Cleveland. Gen. E. A. Me
Alpin (N. Y.) elected president of National
Jun. 2 At Boston, biennial convention
of International supreme lodge of Inde
pendent Order of Good Templars.
Jun. 27 At Chattanooga, Tenn., Interna
tional conference of Epworth League.
Jul 3 Senator Stewart (Nev.) elected
president cf Supreme Temple, Mrs-af
Knights of America.
Jul. 11 At Boston. Dr. Francis E. Clark!
reelected president of Y. ". S. C. E....AC
Denver. N. C. Doughety (111.) elected presi
dent of National Educational association.
Jul. 19 At Baltimore, J. H. Chapman)
(III.) reelected president of B. Y. P. U. A
At Denver, S. W. Johnson (Conn.) elected!
president of American agricultural col
leges and experimental stations.
JuL 29 At Chicago, debate on "Coin's)
Financial -School" between Messrs. Horrr
and Harvey closed after 9 days of talk.
Aug. 29 At Boston, W. La Rue Thomas)
(Ky.) elected grand master of Knight
Templar in triennial conclave.. ..At De
troit ex-Gov. Oglesby (111.) elected presi
dent of Waif Savers' association.
Sep. 12 At Louisville, Ky., Col. I. IT.
Walker (Ind.) elected commander-in-chief
of G. A. R in national encampment.
Sep. IS Cotton States and International
exposition at Atlanta opened.
Sep. 22 Lieut. Peary and party reach St.
Johns, N. F., from Arctic exploring expedi
tion. Sep. 24 At Chicago, organization of
Irish National alliance effected; object, to.
secure Ireland's independence.
Sep. 23 Gen. Nelson A. Miles succeeds
Lieut. Gen. Schotleld, as commander of U.
Oct. 2 Texas legislature makes prize
fighting a felony.... U. S. Protestant Episco
pal church in Srith triennial convention.
Oct. 10 At Wiiliamsport. Pa.. ex-Postmaster
General Wanamaker elected presi
dent of American Sabbath School assocl
tion. Oct. 22 At Baltimore. Frances Will art
reelected president of V. C. T. U.
Oct. 21 At Washington. Senator Hoar
elected president of national conference of
Unitarian churches At Detroit. Mervlll
E. Gates (Mass.) elected president of
American Missionary association.
Nov. 5 Election results in various states
as follows: New York, republican, 91.7S7
plurality (city of New York going demo
cratic): Massachusetts reelects Gov. Green
balge (rep.). 6$.0"0 plurality: New Jersey,
J. V.'. Griggs (rep.) for governor, 27.000:
Pennsylvania, republican, 174.412; Ohio,
Asa S. Bushnell (rep.) for governor, 95,348;
Iowa. F. M. Drake (rep.) for governor, 64,
1C3: Maryland, Lloyd Landers (rep.) for gov
ernor, 19.113: Kentucky. W. O. Bradley
(rep.) for governor, 17,000: Nebraska, re
publican, lo.OOO: Kansas, republican, 50,000;
Utah, for statehood and H. M. Wells (rep.), .
2.4(h): Mississippi, A. J. McLaren, (dem.) for
governor, 50,000; Virginia, democratic, 10.
OuO. Nov. IS At Worcester, Mass., J. H. Brig
ham (O.) relected national master of
Grange Patrons of Husbandry.
Nov. 21 E. v. Debs (A. K. v. president),
released after 6 months' confinement from
Woodstock (III.) Jail.
Dec. 3 At Minneapolis, temperance con
gress (designed to embrace all temperance)
organizations In the country)organlzed....
Rufus W. Peekham, of Albany, N. Y.,
nominated by president for associate jus
tice of U. S. supreme court.
Dec. 9 Senate confirmed nomination of
Rul'us H. Peekham (X. Y.) to be assoclata
Justice of IT. S. supreme court. '
Dec. 10 Republican national committee.
In session at Washington, decided conven
tion would meet In St. Louis, June 16, 1S3&
William O. Bradley, 1st republican
governor of Kentucky, inaugurated.
Dec. 13 Carl Schurz (N. Y.) reelected
iresident of National Service Reform)
eague, at Washington.
Dec. 14 Samuel Gompers elected presi
dent of American Federation of Labor In
session at New York.
Dec. 17 President Cleveland sends to
comrress message on Venezuelan boundary
question, making public the correspon
dence witn Kngiann ana insisting upon
validity of Monroe doctrine.
Dec. IS House of representatives passes
bill appropriating $100,000 for expenses of
commission to examine into England's
Venezuelan boundary claims as recom-
menued m special message.
Dec 2') S-nate unanimously passeshouse
bill appropriating $100000 for Venezuelan
boundary commission. ...President sends)
congress special message on financial situa
Dee. 22 President signs Venezuelan com
Jan. 13 At Larchmont. N. T.. J. K.
Palmer killed 95 out of 100 birds, becoming
amateur champion shot.
Jan. 25 At Redhank, N. J., Olan Rudd
skated two miles In 5:42 3-5.
Jan. 26 At Red Bank. N. J.. John a
Johnson skated 100 yds. (standing start) In
9 1-5 sec.
Feb. 15 At Hamilton. Ont.. Clara K.
lowered five-mile Ice trotting record to
Mar. 13 At Danville, Ky.. In hop, skip.
and jump Thomas A. Hendricks made 30
ft. 4 In.
Anr. 30 At Syracuse. N. Y.. Michael
Dernlerg lowered two-mile blcyclo record
to 3 mi 4-k. ...cnicago bicycle roan race,
lSi miles, won by Homer Fairmon In 64:36.
jun. . r rom i.uenos A.vrt-3 10 vnicagOj
11,000 miles, walked by Louis Budlnleh and
Anton Bern, having started Aug. 7. 1S92.
Jun. 3 Frank Sheldon walked from Chi
cago to New York in 25 ds.
Jun. 7 Relay race between New Tork
and Chicago, on bicycle. In 65 hrs. 53 mln.
Jun. 17 At El Paso. Tex.. J. 8. Prince, on.
bicycle, beat relay of three horses in ten-
Jun. 28 At New London, Conn., Tale won
varsity four-mile race, ten lengths ahead
Jun. 29 At Chicago. Lee Richardson
rode bicycle backward mile In 4:04 2-5.
Jul. 18 At Saginaw, Mich., Robert 3.
paced mile In 2:03.
Jul. 27 George Wolfe, from Chicago to
New York, on bicycle. In S ds. 3 hrs. 5 mln.
Aug. 1 At Cleveland, Joe Patchen de
feated Robert J., pacing 4 beats In average
Aug. 3 At Decatur, ill., cme rowers ana
Pestora Wilkes (team) pace mile In 2:15.
Auc. 14 At New York. Fred Titus rod
bicycle 10 miles in 20:58 4-5
Aug. is At Cleveland, o., Louis Qlmm
rode bicycle 455 miles in 24 hours. ...At
Bloomlngton, III.. Tom Robinson ran 10
yds. in 9 3-5 sec.
Aug. 23 "Tommy" Conneff. amateur, ran
mile in 4:15 3-5.
Sep. 2 At Denver. O. B. Hackenberrer
rode bicycle 25 miles in 1:04 4-7.
Sen. 12 In New York bay. International
yacht series won by American yacht. De
fender At Springfield, Mass., bicycle
records In tournament broken as follows:
F. J. Titus. 27 m les 1S5 yds.. 1 hr.: W. C.
Sanger, 2 miles, 4:24: Starbuck, 2 miles.
10:11: K. C. Bald. V, mile. 1:01.
Sep. 1 1 At Chicago, Fred A. Weage and
Hector MacGagan. 100-mile tandem bicycle
century in 7 hrs. 23 mln.
Sep. 17 Morton Duxbury rode bicycl
from Providence, R I., to Sun Franc lsco
and back in 4S ds. 18 hrs.
Sep. 21 At Manhattan field, N. Y.. world's
records broken In races, all by Americans,
as follows: Kilpatrick, 8$0 yds. run, 1:53 2-5:
M. F. Sweenev, running high jump, ( ft.
H In.; R. J. Wefers. 220 yds. run, 21 3-5.
Sep. 2ft W estern Baseball association
closes season with Lincoln (Neb.) club as
Sep. 30 Season of National Baseball
league ends with Baltimore club as cham
pions and Cleveland 2d.
Oct. 8 Temple cup won by Cleveland
Baseball club in series of games with Balti
Oct. 14 At Lexington. Ky.. Miss Rita and
Josie B., pacing mares, lowered world's
record for team to 2:12Vi.
Oct. 21 Corbett-Fltzslmmona nrlze flsrhf
declared off by Florida Athletic club.
Oct. 23 At Louisville. Ky., B. W. Twy
man rode bicycle 100 miles In 4.27:32.
Oct. 24 A Lake Shore & Michigan South
ern from Chicago to Buffalo. N. Y., 611
miles. In 7 hrs. 50 mln. 10 sec.; average.
C4.98 miles an hr.
Oct. 29-At Chllllcothe, O.. W. W. Wlndle
rode bicycle V, mile in 48 sec.
Oct. 31 At Sarnla, Ont.. Angus McLeod
rode bicycle 1 mile, unpaced. In 1:53 2-5
At Denver W. W. P. paced 2 miles in 4-22.
jnov. z At Kocnester, N. Y.. Charles
Shabel rode bicycle 200 miles In 11:46:58. ...At
Minneapolis. Aueust A. Hanson In 24-hr.
bicycle ride made 373 miles A Southern
Pacllic train went from New Orleans to
San Francisco In 3 ds. 2 hrs. 45 mln.
Nov. 9 A Chlcato. Burlington A Ou!nc-r
train went from Galesburg. I1L, to Men
dota, 80 miles. In GO mln.
Nov. IS At Louisville. Ky.. E. J. Earle
rode bicycle 2 miles In 3:431-5.
Nov. 2S At Chicago. Charles L. Durvea's
motocycle won motocycle race, 54 miles. In
10 hrs. 23 mln At Chicago, football
games as follows: Michigan university, U:
Chicago university, 0; Boston and Chicago
Athletic associations tie 4-4; In Kansas
City. Missouri university, 10; Kansas uni
Nov. 30 Prof. Enoth, aquatic performer,
stayed under water 4 mln. 8 sec,
Dec. 3 At Cheyenne (Wyo.) John Green
rode bicycle 1 mile in T:25; Charles Erswell
rode 1 mile (standing start) In 1:40.
Dec 14 At Syracuse, N. Y-, Clearwater
won world's pool championship, defeating
Keogh, of Binghampton.
Dec. 18 At Chicago, John Hunter made
90 balls in continuous pool, 8 points better
than world's record.
Dec. 23 At New Orleans, Peter Bert
rode bicycle a mils la i:0 -.