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1900 CHRONOLOGICAL 1900
An Orderly and Concise Review of Important
Happenings of the Past Year
DEVELOPMENTS OF THE CHINESE CRISIS
Business Failures, Startling Disasters, Crimes and Lynchings
Foreign Events, Including a Brief Account of the
Boer War Necrology, Politics, Sports, Etc.
the: Chinese crisis.
The Boxers, or "Society of the Righteous
Fist." wt-re a formidable organization in
China fully :i year before the recent up
rising at Peking. Missionaries and other
"foreign devils.'' ar.d native Christians as
well, were murdered, and churches ar.d
missions of all denominations destroyed.
By April and May last hardly a day passed
without rumors from China of repeated
atrocities. Thse finally led to prote sta
tions of the powers, and the Boxer upris
ing became a matter of international politi
M-y IS Boxers reported marching toward
Peking burning Lrieiges en route.
Jun 1 Marines guard legations at Peking
At Taku 23 foreign wart-hips gather.
Jun. 4 Many mission stations reported
destroyed; Minister Conger wires Peking
government inactive Kussia offers lo
put down Boxer uprising.
ft Admiral Kempff lands I'. S. marines at
Taku. and engages Boxers.
b Pres. McKin.ty's cabinet decides to pro-tee-t
foreigners in China, but to avoid en
tangling alliance with powers China
refuses use of railroad to Peking to for
t China protests against presence of for
eign trocps City of Tung-Chow burned,
and 20 mi.-sionc.ries killed.
10 Foreigners in Peking compelled to seek
n luge in legations, which are surrounded
by armed i.ox rs.
I." Allies marching to Peking defeated; 2
killed, 212 wounded.
14 Japanese legation burned and chancel
16 Von Ketteler. German minister, mur
dered. 17 Chinese forts at Taku ordered to sur
render to allies, open lire on allied fleet....
Oregon orde red to Taku.
25 ( n. Chaffee selee-tee to command Amer
ican troops in China.
27 Seymour's expedition returns to Tien
tsin. Jul. 1 Prince Tuan reported in full control
15 Col. l.iscum. of Sth I". S. infantry, and
Capt. Davis, of I. S. marines, with many
of their men. killed ,a battle at Tientsin,
in whie-h allies were r. pulsed by Chinese.
17 Chinese routee! and Tientsin captured
aftt r lie-rce battle.
3t Wave of massacre sweeps through
central and setuthern provinces.
Aug 2 Allies bgin march on Peking.
9 - e ; t man Field Marshal Count von Wal
eii ! 1 . appointed commander-in-chief of
15 Pi king captured after hard fight, and
1 g;-.tioners relie ved. Empress dowager
and Emperor K wang-Hsu flee tollsian Fu.
2:! Army of lu.Ooo Chinese routed near Tien
tsin. 24 Military aelminlstration. consisting of
a represe r.tation of eae-h of allied powers,
establisr.ee! at iVking.
Sep. Orders cabled loCcn. Chaffee to pre
pare his forces for withdrawal from
25 Jen. Chaffee's force s orde red to Manila,
leaving only le gation guard of 1.4"0.
30 Russia withdraws troops to Tientsin,
showing ae-cord with American policy.
Oct. h Emperor and dowager remove to
Singan Fu, alleging scarcity of food in
IS ( 'hina's pe-ace ceimmissioners send peace
proposals to nvoys o; powers, admitting
liability f.r ir.iie mnity.
Si Minister CoiRtr authorized to begin
jti ace re goliatirms.
Nov. 1 prire-e Tuan flees to Mongolia.
2 Five iitticinls of Paii-ting-fu sentenced to
tit iiih tor en;tr;.-es on missionaries.
12 Envoys in Pt king agn e on preliminary
coi.ditioi s lo pi ae-e r.e j:ot ::it iocs, eb mand
ii.g t xi cuiicn of 11 guilty high officials.
10 Prince Tuan b.in:sl:eei by imperial de
er, c; N othe r p:ir.-e punished.
!)-. Uvtr J..-' 'hrisiiai-.s massacred in
5 Ei:v. s at Piking sirn new protocol
l.i Hung Chang ri ports execution of SO
B x. rs Russian re port estimates mas
sa re of native' christians thus tar at
IllMM'.SS I'AM.l RES.
.Pin. 3 W.iba.-ha. Mir-.n.. People's bank.
K:thw:i . N. J.. t 'i. inn county bank....
N w Vork. Ilulbert 11. arner. patent
nieiiieii.i- mar.!".; $i'.:t:i'.'ii7.
I i'.i:r.l ! g:..;.. S. 1 1.. S;a:e bank.
17 -Chic;. uo. i-'r.nu-is P. Owir.gs, real es
tate ; .;i....:-; :.;7.
1". ii. 7-N. w Bedford. Mass.. I! nry K. Hol-
ntnh. ni;.i:l.: SI.:-iI.4:a Boston, Miner,
Ii- al Co.. e'inth:i;g tirm. ?t."it.v.
K- I'niioi St;'i s n-iiiing combine (flour
:: us' : S'.ii.' .''.
Si..r. Pen i Janis iX. Y.) Nat. bank re
si i::. s; had suspe i.eied payme nt in Dccem
IV-J. F. Si i'm rling. formt riy manufacturer
a! Akron. i.. liit s bankruptcy petition;
S.-'t m, assets,
1:- .liifiri Ke-hoe. builile-r of New York, files
b.-n.Kruptcy pitition; $1.5li'. ; no assets.
22-D. Appleton Ai Co.. New York, publish
Hi-Rutland. Vt.. Mcrrhants' Nat. bank
Ki'e-re. N. It.. Five Cent savings bank for
f:.449.if: and Guarantee savings bank for
Apr. 3 Cambridge (Neb.) State bank; $40.-
10 Columbus, O.. Reinhard & Co.'s bank;
12- Yate sCenter. Kan.. Citizens' state bank.
27 Aiiolph Landauer. dry goods dealer of
W;!V 11 Frank L. Fuller's private banks at
Bockford and Cedar Springs. Mich.
fl Pentwater. Mich.. Neilson & Co.'s bank.
2ii Priee. Me-e'ormii'k & Co.. of New York,
cotton brokers and shippers; J13.iioO.KiO.
28 Seymour, Johnson & Cel.. stock and cot
ton brokers of New York: tTjiKI.OOO.
Jun. 5 V. C. Shields' bank at Mulberry
16 McNair & Alexander, cattlemen at Ash
land. Kan.: J542.00O.
Aug. 13 Henry J. O'Neill, the "barley king."
tiles petition in bankruptcy: tDOO.OuO....
Kingfisher (Col.) bank: Jril.ouO.
17 Somerset Ky.) Nat. bank.
Sep. 6 Lamont (111.) state bank: 112.000.
J Fifth Avenue Savings & Loan Ass n., of
McKeesport. Pa.; jO0.00o.
18 Hatch & Foote, New York brokers; 12,
000.000. 19 South Danvers Nat. bank, at Peabody,
Nov. 17 German Nat.bank, at Newport, Ky.
Deo. 12 Bank at Brillion, Wis.
13 Order of Chosen Friends, large frater
nal insurance association.
Jan. 2 Schooner Puritan wrecked on Cabot
island, N. F.; 8 of crew lost.
B Los Angeles. CaL, 11 entombed by
(5 Near Wllkesbarre, Pa., ft in railroad
Feb. 6 Schooner Mary C. Ward capsized
near Kewbern, N. C; S drowned.
aEscanaba, Mich.. 9 in railway wreck.
12 Near Stoney Creek. Va.. 7 in burning
19 Roanoke Marshes. Va.. 6 by capsizing of
schooner. g Jn burning-DUiiiins'.
t-Near Fire Creek. Va.. 84 by mine ex-
12 Newark, N. J., 14 In tenement house Are
Aor 7 Claremont, Va., 5 in burning borne.
tji-Near Jackson, Miss., 7 In flood.
XI At Waco and Blackshear. Tex., 10 by
cloudburt....At Ottawa and Hull, Can..
Mav f-Near Schofleld, Utah, 250 by ex
plosion in mine of Pleasant Valley Coal Co.
12 Philadelphia. 7 by railroad collision in
tunnel....Tom'f Creek. Va.. 6 by explosion
17nnFranclsco. 6 deaths to date from bu-
tIn'ci'Sk coal mines. N. C. 30 by ex-
lOW'Montgoinery. Va.. 12 from eat-
JuLteHmntonro.. 6 In railroad
t-Nestockbridge. Wis.. 8 by fall of heavy
timbers. , . .
tousur, 8 by gas in mini
1", Cammnl. Pa.. 6 on a logging railroad.
15 Near Port Philip. B. C. : by shipwreck.
23 Near Mclionoiigh. Ga.. 41 by railway
wre -k caused by a washout Beaver
count v. O. T.. 5 by cyclone.
24 K- p re. W is.. by railroad wreck....
Thate her. A. T.. 5 in burning home.
30 Hoboken. N. J., about I7." by tire on docks
of North German Lloyd Co Neirfolk,
Va.. Ii negroes by sinking of barge.
Jul. 2 Chie auo. 5 bv Intense heat.
2 Hoboken. N. J., in I.nemi nt fire Olt
Bi-hrirg sea coast sloop Si-attle capsized:
4 Founh of July e-e 1. brations throughout
cour.trv killed Z aiii injured 2.7'i7 pi ople
NearTacnma. Wash.. :! by plunging of
car into dee p cliasui Parkersbuig. W.
Va.. (i bv oil tank explosion.
9 Near Calico Kock. Ark.. U. J. Fink and
family ci persons I by eating toadstools.
lfi Co:, man. Tex.. lf in cloudburst,
is New York citv. 70 by exi essive heat.
23 Near Akron. O.. 11 by e-apsizing of siff.
itf Thirty-Mile rapids. Alaska. 40 by over
turning ;,I steannr.
Am. t Aurii h. Ark.. 5 in railroad wreck.
10 Chicago. 47 deaths. 131 prostrations and
S eiriven insane, the record of a week of
12 Slatington. Pa.. IS; train crashed into
omr.ilms New York. ! in storm.
15 Chicago, 5 in burning house Pierson.
Mich.. 7 in railroad collision Nome,
Alaska. 15 bv shipwreck.
21 Kensico. N. Y.. 7 by rear-end e olllsion.
Sep. n (Jaiveston. Tex., about 5.0ml lost in
flood: 75 other Texas towns report loss of
12 Moiti-.el Citv. III.. 9 In railroad wreck
l-ike Krie. barge John B. Lyons foun
dered; 14 urowr.ed.
16 Kau ( 'laire. Wis.. 6 by capsiz'ng of boat.
IS iff Chatham. Mass., IS in gale.
24 Morristown. Minn.. 8 in cy.-lone.
Oi l. 7-Near liiwabik. Minn.. ! in cyclone.
15 Sells. Ark.. 6 by dynamite explosion.
17 Ne w York. 8 in tenement house lire.
21 Lodi. Tex.. 6 in tornado.
29 New Y'ork. lb by chemical explosion and
resulting fire in drug house le Hart.
Mont.. 7 in railroad wreck.
Nov. 4 Berrysberg. W. Va.. 13 by dynamite
Ifi Near Polk. Pa.. 6 in railroad wreck.
IS Oswayo. Pa., ti in burning hotel.
10 In western Tennessee am. iHtrthern Mis
sissippi, about mi by cyclone Ir. Wis
consin -0 days' hunting s ason results in 12
men killeei "and 12 wounded.
29 San Francisco. 13 by tailing in cf roof
over glass furnaces I'. S. cruiser Yost
mite lost in typhoon in Philippines; 5 sea
De- 3 Chicago. 6 by boiler explosion in
railroad power house.
6 Fishing boat Cora S. McKay given up for
lost with crew of 30 residents of Province
7 During past season on great lakes 110
lives saiii tii have been lost.
9 ( ff Krie. Pa., tow barge Charles Foster
foundereel; S lost.
15 Cannonball. N. D.. S by gasoline explo-
Jan. 2 Jas. L. Moore, aged 65. kills wife,
aged 22. at Manes. Mo., and commits sui-e-iile.
6 During murder trial at OtterCreek, Ky..
2 men killed in free tiglit.
9 During trial in court at Oak Ridge. M:ss..
quarrel resulted in killing of A. 1. Hol
land. R. S. Stephenson and Dr. Otto Aus
tin. 11 At Proud Gap, Ky., 4 killed in quarrel
over game of cards.
13 Fred C. Bontils and H. H. Tammen. pro
prietors of Denver Post, shot by Wm. W.
Anderson, a well-known attorney, uuriru
18 Kx-Cong. David G. Colson kills Kthe!
bert Scott, at Frankfort, Ky.; 2 bystand
ers also killed: feud.
Feb. 7 Kntire family of 6 Indians, by name'
of McTavish. killed by vigilance commit
tee in British Columbia; charged with be
28Jos. Gle-an. farmer living near Lluelic'i1.
W. Va.. kills daughter, her lover and self.
Alar. 7 Frank Steele, of ( iniaha. kills wiiV.
shoots R-v. A. F. Nelson who sprang te
ller re-se-ue. and commits suie-ide; domes
22 Tom Jones (negro) kills Klla Jones and
5 of her children, at Garner. N. C.
Apr. 13 August Young shoots Katie- Van
Klostere. in Murphysboro. III.; disap
16 In drunken riot at Johnstown. Pa., Ital
ian kills 4 men. wounding 2 others.
May 14 L. Ii. McAllister, of Heloise. Tenn.,
kills wife and self; jealousy.
15 Mrs. Moser and 3 children found mur
dered near Tremont. 111.
Jun 4 In feuel at San Augustine, Tex..
Sheriff Noel and 2 brothers are killed.
22 Jessie Morrison kills Mrs. Olin Castle,
and wounds herself, at Kldorado, Kan.:
Jul. 6-Bufus TAV right kills wife of S days.
and self, at Columbia. S. C.
24 In rae-e riot in New Orleans Robert
Charles (colored kills 2 policemen.
Aug. 4 Five dead as result of feud between
Dooley and Harris families, at Doe Bun.
13 Farmer Jones and Bonnie Turner take
poison and eWe together, near Clinton.
II o., because too poor to marry.
14 At Jamestown. O.. A. G. Blngamon kills
wife, son-in-law and self: family trouble.
20 Dr. S. Harrington while drunk at Far
ley. Mo., kills uncle, mother-in-law. Sher
iff Dillingham; is then killed by sheriff's
Sep. 4 Paul Cronin at Waukesha. Wis.,
kills Mrs. K. Miller and shoots himself,
because she refused to marry him.
17 Four Indians kill each other at Turtle
Mound. Fla.. in a fight; all wanted lo
marry chief's daughter.
Oct. 1 Walter Evans kills wife and self.
at Beattysville. Ky.; domestic trouble
At Falmouth. Ky.. C. S. Anderson kills
wife and self; she would not live with
3 Because husband intended becoming a
farmer Mrs. Valentine Roullier drowns
daughter and self, at Two Rivers. Wis
24 Carrie Caldwell kills her 3 children and
self, at Huntersville, N. C; insane from
grief over parents' deaths Chas. Vargo
kills wife and self at Aurora, 111.; drink.
Nov. S In fight over politics at Caseyvllle.
lnd.. Wallace Graves killed and 8 others
14 Near Bartow. Fla., John Carter and
Oliver Moody killed in duel over girl.
Dec. 6 Theo. Wallert pleads guiltv to mur
der of wife and 4 stepchildren, at Arling
15 Four dead as a result of mysterious
poisoning at Forsythe Mines, O.
Jan. 13 Iowa City. Ia., business block: S150 -
Feb. 1 Dayton, O., fire in business section :
4 St. Louis, among business houses: 11.-
27 Newark. N. J., 81,000,000 Are In retail dry
Mar. 7 Philadelphia, 8700,000 fire in retail
dry goods district.
8 Lead City. S. D.. 50 business buildings:
Apr. 2 Newport, Ark., $500,000 fire in busi
4 Kansas City, Mo., democratic conven
tion hall and other buildings; $400,000.
Apr. 6 Menominee, Mich., Spies building -$200,000.
7 Pittsburgh, Pa., Jos. Home & Co.'s de
partment store: $2,000,000.
9 Green Point, N. Y several factories;
36 Hull, Ont., entirely destroyed and Otta
wa half burned; $17.0u0.00t).
30 Forest tires in Michigan reach alarm
May S New York, Mallory line steamship
27 Apalachicola, Fla., 6 business blocks;
Jun. 5 Ste. Etlnne du Saguenay. Can., Prlne
Bros. & Co.'s lumber plant; $400.(x)
7 Virginia. Minn., destroyed; $500. 0f0.
18 Bloomington, 111., $2,000,000 Are in busi
ness stction Pearce. A. T.. Common
wealth Mining Co.'s mill; tauO.fiOO,
29 Morencia. A. T.. Detroit Copper Mining
to. B smelling piaui, i.nw.wv.
30 Hoboken, N. J.. Are on docks of North
German Lloyd Co.. ana ocean uners oame,
Bremen and Main destroyed ; $10,000,000.
Black Rock. N. Y.. lumber yards: $400,090.
Jul. 5 Constable Hook, N. J., Standard Oil
Co.'s plant; $1.600,u00.
14 Prescott, A. T.. business section and 60
23 St. Paul. Minn.. Cold Storage & Ware
house Co.'s warehouse; $750.0o.
24 Buffalo. N. Y., Eastern elevator: $760,000.
Aug. 4 Ashland. Wis.. Baker & Stewart
and Keystone LumberCo.'s lumber yards;
$1,000,000. , .
19 Alexandria. Ind., Kelly Ax Manf. Co.
plant; $soo.0i0. .
21 Forest tires in Colorado and Wyoming;
estimated damage at $10.J0..
Sep. 1- Narragansett Pier. $350,000 fire.
16 Houston. Tex., Merchants' & Planters'
oil mill: $.. vu Near Plymouth, Mass..
forest fires: $5rt).00i).
20 New Y'ork. Terminal stores: $l.O.00.
25 Baring Cross. Ark., Iron Mountain rail
way shops: $4"0.Xi0.
Oct. 6 New York, Atlantic transport line
29 New York, drug house of Tarrant & Co.
and other buildings, from chemical ex
Nov. 9 Biloxi. Miss., large part of business
section: $." '."'.
25-Slierman county. Tx.. 20 big ranches.
Jan. ? Earthquake in Ae halkalak. Russia,
eii'troynl 20 villages; 6ii lives lost.
--Seventh session of 14th parliament of
Vue-en Victoria ojiened.
Feb. 2 Most terrible heat ever experienced
in Buneis Ayres; 93 deaths from sun
stroke. 25 Mexican troeips and Yaeiui Indians fight
near Potam: ifO Mexicans killed and
Mar. 1 Karthquakes do great damage in
15 Cork Limerick (Ire.) city corporations
refuse to issue address of welcome to
Apr. 14 Paris exposition opened.
29 Collapse of bridge at Paris exposition
causes 9 deaths.
May 4 Fourth centenary of Brazil's dis
covery e-elebrated at Rio Janeiro.
11 Czar abolishes deportation to Siberia of
Russian convicts and forbids sentencing
of prisoners without trial.
Jun 5 In India 6.770.OU0 people receiving
21 Count Mouravieff. Russian minister of
foreign affairs, dies in St. Petersburg.
Iiil. 4 Ijifayette statue, gift of American
children, prest nted to France by Commis
29 King Humbert of Italy, aged 56, assas
sinated at Monza by Bressi.
Aug. 2 Italian cabinet swears allegiance
to King Victor Kmmanuel III.
9 Turkish troops massacre 200 Armenians
at Spaghank Funeral of King Hum
bert at Rome.
: Lord Chief Justice Russell of England
ilies at London; aged 68.
Is Lord Roberts appointed commander in
1- hief of British army to succeed Lord
Sep. 1 Ali Mahomet Bay. rebel leader seek
ing to usurp Persia's throne, defeated and
C liuke d'Abruzzi of Italy returns from
arctic region after having gone within
2- fl miles of pe!e.
Oct. s Canaeilan parliament el'ssolved.
10 I'niteil States rece-ives 2.745 awards at
Paris exposition, more than any other
17 Prince von flohenlohe resigns chan-
ce'llorshlp eif Germany; Von Buelow
named to succee'ii him.
19 Lord Curzon says famine has caused
"i'h.ihh) deaths in India.
Nov. 7 Sir ('has. Tiijiper defeated In
Canadian election; liberals ov. rwhelm-
liu:Iy su sstul.
12 Paris exposition closed.
29 Typhoon at Tourane, Japan: 1.6MI lives
De-c. 2 I'res. Diaz of Mexico inaugurated
for sixth time-.
I Flooel in river Tiber causes $7,500,000
loss in Hi me
7-ltussian consuls in Turkey report kill
ing ef hiuulreds of Armenians daily.
THE WAR IN THE, TRANSVAAL.
Jan. 1 Gen. French takes Ceilesburg.
lo Roberts and Kitchener laud at Cape
12 I Bullcr he-gins second attempt lo
24 Gen. Warren captures Spion kop....
Gen. Weioelgate killed.
2ii Spion kop abandonee!.
Feb. 9 Bullcr checked in third attempt
to relii ve Ladysmith; 1.747 lost in the
15 Gen. French enters Kimlwrley.
J7 Cronjc with 4.oo0 men surrenders at
i.N Iieiystnith relieve d.
Mar. 1; Salisbury rcjee'ts peace overtures
15 Roberts enters Bioomi''onteiu....Steyn
moves e-afiital to Kroonstadt.
-s Gen. Joube-rt elle-s in Pretoria.
Apr. 6 Boe-rs capture live com jianies Brit
ish troops near Bloomt'ontein.
in Buttle ol Alet-rkats!oniiin: Itritish
lose 6imi killed and wounded arid Smi are
25 iioers oriven from Wcponer.
May Severe lighting along Vet river.
12 Roberts occupies Kroonstadt without
IS Male king relieved, ending siege of 216
1 British enter Johannesburg.
Jun 3 Kruger shifts neat of government
from Pretoria tei Lydenburg.
5ltoierts take-s Pretoria Muttalion of
Irish yeomanry captured by Boers in
Orange Free State.
II Boers capture ii Itritish at Roodeval
Boer capital at Machn-iodorp.
Jul 1':! De Wet captures British supply
train and loo Highbinders.
30 Gen. Prinsloo with S.inmi Boers sur
n lulers unconditionally at Fouriesburg.
Aug. 1 Commandants Bouse. Fontenel.
Iii-ploy. Potgrieter and Joubert with
their "troops surrender to English.
27 Roberts reports capture of Gen. Ol
ivier, a Boer leader.
Sept. 3 Rolierts proclaims Transvaal
7 Lydenburg e-aptured by British.
in Puller inflicts heavy loss vn Boers at
Oct. 7 Roberts reports 16.000 British pris
oners to have liee-n taken from Boers.
19 Kruger embarks at I.orenzo Marques
on Dutch cruiser, sailing for Holland.
Z' Renewed Boer ae-tivity in southern
part of Orange River Colony.
Nov. 9 British defeat De Wet. taking
25 Pres. Loubet welcomes Kruger to
29 British surrender 400 men and two
guns to Boers at De Wetsdorp, south
west of Bloemfonteln.
30 Roberts turns over command of troops
in South Africa to Iird Kitchener.
Dec. 2 German emperor announces In
ability to receive Kruger.
11 British parliament votes $S0.O00.0o0 to
15 Boers take 120 British at Zastron
De Wet captures and destroys immense
quantities of supplies and ammunition.
19 Gen. Knox abanelons pursuit of De Wet
and seeks to stem tide ef Boer invasion
of Cape Colony and Natal.
20 Boer invaders occupy Colesburg.
COVER MENT AND POLITICS.
Jan. 4 Italy agrees to open door policy !n
China, completing list of powers approv
ing Sec. Hay's proposal W. Murray
Crane inagurated gov. Mass.
10 Jos. C. S. Blackburn (dem., Ky.) elected
U. S. senator.
16 Jas. H. Gear (la.) reelected I". S. sena
tor Gov. Longino (Miss.) inaugurated.
25 Brighara H. Rolierts excluded from con
gress bv vote of 26S to 50.
26 Gen. Kobbe defeats 600 Filipinos.
30 SenatorGoebel. contestant for governor
ship of Kentucky, shot at Frankfort.
31 Democratic members of Ky. legis
lature meet and declare Goebel and Beck
ham elected gov. and lieut. gov., are
sworn in by chief Justice of court of ap
peals. Gov. Taylor declares state of in
surrection and adjourns legislature to
- meet at London.
Feb. 2 Martial law in Frankfort. Ky.
3 Beckham sworr. in to succeed Goebel.
5 Hay-Pauncefote treaty relating to Nica
ragua canal signed.
5 Judge Wm. H. Taft (('inn.. O.) appointed
pres. of commission to organize govern
ment for Philippine islands Thos. R.
Bard (rep.. Cal.) elected C. S. senator.
Mar. 5 Admiral Remey selected to com
mand Asiatic fleet.
a Civil government reported established
in all important Philippine towr.s.
Apr. 31.'. S. senate passes bill providing
civil government for Porto Rico, and
ievvinc a 15 per cent, tariff on certain ex
ports to 1". S.. and providing free trade
Mar. 1. 1902 Dewey decides to run fcr
6 Kentucky court of appeals decides J. C.
W. Beckham is governor.
10 House passes p. -Co Rican biil.
24 L". S ser;iie r- :ii's to seat Mtttlhew S.
Waal (.Pa j; volt, 23 to ill
May 1 Pres. Dole selected as governor of
Hawaii.. ..Chas. H. Allen inaugurated
civil governor of Porto Rico.
1-Rev. F. C. 8wallow (Pa.) nominated fo-
pres. by United Christian party, at Rock
8 Flag hoisted over Island Tutuila. Samoa.
10 People's party in national convention at
Sioux Falls. 8. D., nominated W. J. Bryan
(Neb.) and Chas. A. Towne (Minn.) for
pres. and vice pres. ...Middle-of-the-road
populists nominate Wharton Barker (Pa.)
for pres. and Ignatius Donnelly (Minn.)
for vice pres.. in convention in Cincinnati.
1 L. S. Senator W. A. Clark (Mont.) find
ing himself unable to hold the seat re
signs. 21 C S. supreme court decides Kentuckv
governorship contest in Beckham's favor
on ground of no jurisdiction: 4 justices
dissented. ...Gov. W. V. Head (La.) in
augurated E. G. Rathbone. director
general of posts in Cuba, suspended.
25 Virginia votes for constitutional re
vision to disfranchise negroes.
Jun 4 Oregon republicans carry state elec
tion. 12 L'. S. Senator Geo. P. Wetmore (rep.,
R. I.) reelected.... U. S. court of claims de
cides Rear Admiral Sampson to have been
in command d-uringsea tight with Cervera.
20 Republican national convention meets
in Philadelphia; Senator Lodge, chair
man; platform adopted.
21 Pres. McKinley unanimously renominat
ed by republicans for pres.; Theodore
Roosevelt, for vice pres.
2S Gov. Dole (Hawaii) inaugurated Pro
hibitionists at Chicago nominate John G.
Woolley for pres., Henry B. Mi tea If for
Jul. 4 Democratic national convention at
Kansas City; Jas. D. Richardson, chair
man. 3 Wm. J. Bryan nominated by democrats
for pres.; platform adopted.
6 Adlai E. Stevenson nominated by demo
crats for vice pres Silver republicans in
convention at Kansas City indorse Bry
12 Pres. McKinley formally notified of nom
ination at Canton. O.
16 Nat. League Republican clubs in ses
sion at St. Paul.
23 International surveyors locate Canada
Alaska boundary according to modus
Aug. 1 Ex-Gov. Wolcott (Mass.) appoint
ed ambassador to Italy.
4 E. V. Debs, social democrat presidential
nominee, issues letter of ae-ceptance.
8 Wm. J. Bryan and Adlai Stevenson noti
fied of nomination at Indianapolis.
15 "Liberty congress" at Indianapolis;
Geo. S. Boutwell (Mass.). clialiii'.an.
Sep. 4 Wm. W. Stickney (rep.. Vt.) elect
ed gov Seth H. Ellis nominated for
pres. by national union reform party.
8 Ex-Pres. Cleveland declines appoint
ment as member of international board of
arbitration under Hague treaty.
Oct. 3 Quadrennial convention of demo
cratic clubs at Indianapolis.
4 Gov. W. W. Stickney (Vt.) inaugurated.
9 Trial by jury inaugurated in Cuba and
writ of habeas coraus established.
Nov. 2 Roosevelt ends record-breaking
campaign tour having traveled 21.209
miles and mace b. i speecnes in wei ks.
5 Cuban constitutional convention meets
S McKinley and Roosevelt elected pres. and
vice pres. of V. S. : electoral vote 292: pop
ular plurality. 877.718. ...O. O. Bacon
(elem., Ga.) reeiecten ( . s. senator.
23 Isthmian canal commission favors Nlc
araeitnn route: estimattd cost $120.0o0.0l.
271'. S. Senator J. T. Morgan (dem.. Ala.)
Dec. 1 Pre?. McKinley inaugurates civil
service system in Philippines.
3 Pres. McKinley's annual message read
on eipcning of 2d session of 56ih corpress.
5 Chas. A. Towne (Minn.) appoint d to L'.
6 Army reorganization hill passed by low
er house of congress..! nas. r:. r.agan re
stored to army ar.d retired,
lo Oklahoma ar.d Indian territorie s organ
ize joint convention to unite on .-ingle
lorm or government.
11 Gov. J. C. W. Beckham (Ky.) inaugu
17 Constitutional status of Porto Rico and
Philippines argued in I . S. supreme court.
19 Grover ( levei.-inu at.vises against at
ti mot at democratic reorganization.
20 IT. S. senate ratifies (ii to !') Hay-
Jar. 1 Indiana glass factories start up
alter 6 mos. Idleness I arnegie iron
works in Pittsburgh resume operations.
advancing wages of lo.tmo men. increasing
uav roll over Jl.ooo.iMO yearly i'ennsyi
v:ini:i n'.ilroati pensitms 950 old employes.
l.ri,ited Mine Workers in national gath
ering at Indianapolis; John Miterhell re
elected tirt-siiie r.t on 19th.
17 Chicago eirainage canal (costing $23,000.-
ikii ope ned l.arge brioge huiaiing con-
e rns consolidate; capital. $'.2.Mi'.coo.
Feb. 5 In Chicago l.Hv men defy contrac
tors' n-w rules and walk out: ritirir.gsub-
seqttent week number of strikers in
creases to 7."0".
14 Sheet stei 1 mills of country combine at
Pittsbiu-gh: capital. $52.1).i"jO.
.Mar. ( ver fC.:m men Idle in "h!i-:ipo.
It; Actual wttrk on $;i.miii.iii i:iiiii rground
r:-riil trunsit tunnel in Ne w York begun.
3" Strike o!'6.i"iChicagomaehinists settled.
Apr. 12 In Chicago. 2oi union pie-ke is at
tacked 30 no:. union workers; 17 men in
jured oiirin;; not.
23 Spring Valley (111.) Co.'s 5.0o0 e'oal min
ers ordi ri d lo strike.
26 Estimated 1).I men and S23.MO.000 cap
ital tnaiie idle in Chicago by strikes.
Mav 3 Standard Oil Co. raises wages of
25.00" men 10 pe r cent, and reduces working
7- in Chicago Judge Tuthill declares ce.n
tract for county work invalid because of
clause re-etuiring exe-lusively union labor.
In St. Louis :;.liii stree-t car men strike.
15 Three strike sympathizers shot in St.
Louis in tight with men who attempttd to
rim street cars.
27 I luring 2! days of St. Louis street car
strike 5 persons kileld and 75 wouneled.
2: - St. Louis street car wrecked with dyna
mite. Jur.. 3 Boy killed and woman stripped and
he-nten for riding on St. Leuiis street car.
24 Traffic successfully resumed on all St.
Louis street railway lines.
Jul. 2 St. Louis street car strike settled.
both sides claiming victory Wall paper
trust disseiivi el.
7 Interstate commerce commission reports
railroad mileage of 252.364 and number of
employes at 925.924 Provision exports
for fiscal year reach $iMUj,Ouo, breaking
26 Scl'.i ier Pretoria, largest wooden boat
ever built (25u ft. long) launched at Bay
Aug. 16 International Typographical union,
in session at Milwaukee, declares against
17 Kentui Ky's manufacture of whisky
reaches 2i.C9.722 gal. for fiscal year.
Sep. 16 Strike of Pennsylvania anthracite
21 Two killed and 10 wounded in strike riots
at Shenandoah. Pa.; governor orders out
troops Glass chimney manufacturers
e-or.ceeie wage aeivance of 6 percent., end
ing strike of 14.7"0 employes.
Oct. 10 One man killed and several injured
during attempt eif strikers to close col
liery at Oneida. Pa.
13 Anthracite miners in convention at
Scranton decide to accept 10 per cent,
wage increase offered by operators pro
viding same rate hold till April. 19ol; slid
ing scale abolished; other questions to be
25 Coal strike declared off. operators hav
ing agreed to 10 percent, advance. Strlkv
lastrd 39 das. with 140.000 men out. entail
ing total loss of $10,000,000; 90 per cent, of
anthracite mines had been tied up.
Nov. 7 Nine months' strike of 2.5O0 New
York cigar makers ended by men resum
ing at old rates.
13 Indiana coal field idle on account of
hoisting engineers' strike.
Dec. 8 Atchison. Topeka & Santa Fe R. R.
Jan. 5 Newport News, Va., W. W. Watt
(white) shot: assault.
16 Near Henning. Tenn.. Anderson Gause
(colored): had aided escape of 2 murderers.
20 Fort Scott. Kan., George and Ed Meeks;
26 Canon City. Col., Thos Reynolds, an
Feb. lo Port Arthur. Tex.. James Sweenev;
had been acquitted on murder charge. "
Mar. 3 Letohatchee. Ala.. Jim Crosby (col
ored); had threatened revenge for iynch
ing of friend.
23 Ripley. Tenn.. Louis Rice (colored), for
testimony given in murder trial.
24 Emporia. Va.. O'Grady (white) and
Walter Cotton (colored I: murder.
Apr. 3 Near Perryvillt. Ga., Allen Brooke
5 Ivor. Va.. negro; started fire which wiped
out the village.
21 AU Mown. Pa.. John Huphly ar.d KJ
Ames; attempted assassination ot white
2s Marshall. Mo., Mindeo Chowt;oe (col
May i Liioif-las, Ga., Marshall JoatS (ne
tNear Geneva. Ala., unknown negro: as
sault of 12 yr.-old girl Alaska miners
lynch comrsde to save trouble of guard
ing him as prisoner.
22 Pueblo, Col., Calvin Klmblern (negro);
shot wife and murdered 2 children.
Jun. Tutwiler, Miss.. "Dago Pete" (ne
gro); by negro mob; assaulted colored
woman Bridgeton. N. J.. Smith Alvord
tarred and feathered; said to have abused
4 Near Mississippi City. Ala.. ' Asks w and
Ross (negroes): suspected of murder.
25 Near O'Brien. Fla.. Jack Thomas (ne
ero): attempted assault.
Jul. S Near Columbia, Ala., Joha Roe
(negro); attempted assault.
27 Robert Charles, in New Orleans, for
killing 2 policemen.
Aug. 13 Corinth, Miss.. Jack Betts (negro);
assaulted lo-yr.-old girl.
22 Akron, O.. mob of 3.0u0 surrounded Jail
clamoring for a negro: officers fired, kill
ing 2. Mob burned Columbia hall and
blew up city building. Troops ordered to
scene. Negro had assaulted 5-yr.-old
white girl; was afterwards sentenced to
29 CheneyvMe, La., Thos. J. Ames (col
Sep. 21 Ponchatoula. La., 4 negroes;
charged with burglary.
23 Mansfield. O., 2 L'owie elders coated with
tar and driven from town.
Oct. 2 Electric. Ala.. Winfleld Townsend
(colored) burned at stake; attempted as
sault. 18 Elkton, Ky., Fratus Warfield (negro);
attempted to enter house where white
woman and child were only occupants.
23 Near Vicksburg. Miss.. Gloster Barnes,
colored wife murderer, bv negro mob.
24 Liberty Hill. Ga., Jas. Guer and Jas.
Callaway (colored); charged with tiring
into farmer's house.
Nov. 8 Near Coi.homa, Miss., Lit Nabors
15 Jefferson. Tex.. 3 negroes taken from
Jail and hanged; murder.
IS Near Limon, Col.. Preston Porter. Jr.
(negroi. burned at stake; murder of
27 Near I-ake city. Fla., Spencer Williams,
deSDerate netrro emhlir.
Dec. 7 Near Ivan hoe. Va.
gro): criminal assault.
Dan Long (ne
16 Rockport. lnd.. Bud Rowland and Jim
Henderson (both colored): murder.
17 Rockport. Ind.. Joh'.i Rolla (colored);
implicated in mutder.
1 Arcadia. Miss.. 2 negroes who robbed
and burned trading boat and killed Thos.
Thompsem. its owner.
20 Guilport. Miss., negro named Lewis;
Jan. 1 Mississippi freezes over at St.
Louis Six inches of snow at Macon,
Ga., establishes new record.
Feb. S Tornado sweeps coast of New
foundland. 8 Temperature drops 50 degrees in 15
hours In Chicago Coliinsviliti i truck
Mar. 1 Heaviest snow since 1888 in north
ern New Y'ork and New England; busi
ness at standstill.
15 Heavy snowstorms in Texas, Missis
sippi. Louisiana ami Alabama.
Apr. 4 Lightning strikes during snow
storm at Cheyenne, Wyo.
5 Cloudburst at Water Valley. Tex.
7 Dam at Austin. Tex., swept awav;
$2,010.(100 damage and over 50 lives lost.
15 Tornado sweeps over Winfleld and
IS Tornado at Hamburg. Ia.
May 6 Tornado at Wllsonville. Neb., and
in central Kansas.
7 Cyclone In Jerseyville. Ill Terrific
hailstorm at Toledo. O Tornado at
San Antonio. Tex.
28 Eclipse of sun viewed; in belt of total
ity clear sky in strip running from
Norfolk to New Orleans Cyclone in
Sebawa township. Mich.
Jun. 7 Faulkner. Kan., almost entirely
demolished by tornado Many build
ings wrecked by wind at Miami. I. T.
23 Cyclone in Beaver county. Okla
Damaging windstorm near Blanchard
28 Mississippi at unparalleled low mark.
Streets of Mobile, Ala., submerged
Jul. 6 Cyclone destroys Steamboat Rock,
14 Llano, Tex., destre.yed , in part by
15 Cloudburst at Coleman. Tex.
20 Snow at Marshall. Mich.
2S Forgerings. N. D-. wiied out by tor
nado. 31 Cloudburst floods canyons and valli'ys
Aug. 1 Tlntlc mining region. I'tah,
shaken by earthquake.
6 intense heat in Chicago causes nlno
15 Hailstorm destroys 4'MM) acres wheat
near St Thomas. N. I.
16 Storm In eastern Illinois Ue troys $500.
oin broom corn.
2o Tornado at Sheboygan. Wis., does
24 Hurricane off coast of Caiie Nome,
Alaska Hailstorm does $.Vi.uoo !. im
age to tobao.'o In Rock county. Wis.
Si-pt. 6 Earthquake at Lituya bay, Alas
ka. 7 Tropical g-tle sweeps Florida e-eiast.
9 West Indian hurrkpne wrecks Galves
ton. TiX.: vessels eiriven niiies inland
and rice crop de-stroved: priM-rty loss
estimate" at from Wi.!i. lo $.).ii.'.l.
12 Storm does $.mi.iim damage to fruit
around Buffalo. N. Y.. anil several Pan
American exposition buildings partially
lis Waterspout and tornado at Ferguson,
27 Sharps. Ia.. almost destroyed by cy
Oct. 4 Red Wing. Minn., cut off from
outsi le world bv storm.
7 Cyclone does $T-"0.wo tlamage at Blwa
IS Earth In tremor 6 hours from 27 earth
quake shocks at Kodiak. Alaska.
31 At Jacksonville, Fla., 8 earthquake
Nov. 2 Tornado lays waste plantations
in western Tennessee and northern Mis-
Dec. 15 Earthquake left at Santiago de
16 Joplln, Mo., shaken bv earthquake....
Gale upsets houses in San Frane-isco.
17 Earthquake in East Tennessee, Virginia
and North Carolina.
Jan. 7 McGlynn, Rev. Ed w.. Catholic priest
and single-taxer. at Newburg. N. Y. : 62.
20 Ruskin. John, author and ptiet. at Brant-
wood. Eng.; si.
21 Blackmore. Richard D.. author "Lorna
Doone." at Teddington. Eng.: 75.
22 Stockton. John Potter. ex-L'. S. sena
tor: at New York; 74.
Feb. 3 Goebel, William, governor de jure of
13 Wells. H. H.. military governor Vir
ginia in reconstruction days, at Palmyra,
Mar. 2 Eppes. Sydney, congressman, of
Virginia, at Washington.
4 Hennessy. Archbishop at Dubuque,
6 Harmer. Alfred C. congressman (father
of the house), at Germantown. Pa.; 75.
2S Stone, J. M.. governor for lo y rs. of Mis
sissippi, at Holly Springs.
29 Sawyer, Philetus, ex-L. S. senator, at
Oshkosh, Wis.; 3.
31 Gibson. Chas. H.. ex-I. S. senator from
Maryland, at Washington: 57.
Apr. 4 Bid well. John, prohibition candidate
for president in 192. at Chico. Cal.
May 1 Munkacksy, celebrated painter, at
-Culberson, David B.. ex-cong., at Jeffer
son, Tex Willis. Richard Storrs, poet
and writer at Detroit. Mich.: 84.
22 Hill. Nathaniel P.. ex-L'. S. senator, at
Jun. 5 Crane, Stephen. American war cor
respondent, at Baden-Weller. Ger.. 30.
16 Hoffecker, John Henry, cong., at Smyr
Jul. 1 Philip. John W., rear admiral, at
9 Pennington. John L., ex-gov. of Dakota,
at Oxford, Ala.: 75.
14 Gear, John Henry, U. S. senator from
jowa. ana twice gov. of state, at ashir.g
23 Carr, Ellas, ex-gov., in Edgecomb coun
ty. N. C.
31 Ricpath, John Clark, historian, at New
Aug. 4---Cox, Jacob D., ex-gov. of Ohio, at
Magnolia. Miss.: 70.
5 Pryor. Luke. ex-L. S. senator, at Athens.
12 Scott. Robt. Kingston, military gov. of
South Carolina in rte onstruction days and
later civil gov., at Napoleon. O.
14 Huntington. Collis P., N. Y. millionaire
and pres. Southern Pacific railway; 79.
15 lrsalis. John J., ex-L'. S. senator, of
1 Kan., at Las Vegas Hot Springs,
N. M. ; 67.
Si pi. je welling. Lorenzo D., ex-gov. of
Karsas. at Arkansas City: 54.
5 Si wail. Arthur, democratic candidate in
ls:t; tor vice pres.. near Bath. Me.; ".
14 Sieard. Montgomery, rear admiral, at
West rr.viiie. N. Y.
19 Mi demand. John A., union general ia
civil war. at surii.Kiiciu- 111.; 64. '
S-Ex-TJ. 8. Senator Joha If. Pmlmsr (TAX
Oct. 17 Wilson. Wm. L.. pres. Washingtoss
and Lee university, and statesman; 57.
21 Warner, Chas. Dudley, author and law
tnrer, at Hartford, Conn; 71
22 Sherman, John, statesman, at Washing
ton ; 77.
28 Muller. Max. philologist, at Oxford,
Nov. 2 Strong, Wm. "U, ex-mayor of New
12 Daly. Marcus, Montana copper king, at
New York: CO.... Vlllard. Henry, railroad
magnate, near Dobos Ferry, N. Y. : 65.
IS Ramsdell, Geo. A., ex-gov. New Hamp
shire, at Nashua; 68.
22 Sullivan, Sir Arthur, composer, at Lon
27 Davis. Cushman K., V. S. senator, at St,
Paul. Minn.: 62.
29 McNair. Fred V., rear admiral 2d la
rank to Dewey, at Washington; 69.
Dec 2 McClurg, Jos. V, ex-gov. of Mis
souri, at Lebanon; 82.
9 Irby, John L. M.. ex-U. S. senator, at
La wrens. S. C Oldest mason in the
world (Adna Adams Treat), at Denver,
Col.; 103....McAullffe, artist, at New York;
15 Porter, John Addison, at Pomfret
18 Ludlow, Ex-Gov. Geo. C at New
Jan. 1 Orlando Stevens, cf Ottumwa. Ia.,
makes new record in competition mile bi
cycle race at Los Angeles, Cal.; 1:59 1-3..
Kid McCoy defeats Peter Maher in (
rounds at Coney Island. N. Y.
9 Terry McGovern wins featherweight
championship from Geo. Dixon In 8 rounds
in New York.
Feb. 8 Corcoran makes new world's run
ning record at South Bend, Ind.; 40 yds.
in :04 3-5.
Mar. 29 Atchison. Topeka & Santa Fe spe
cial runs, from Los Angeles. Cal., to Chi- -cago
(2,2t miles) in 57 hrs., 56 mln.
Apr. 19 National and American leaguo
teams open baseball season.
.May 3 Fred Gilbert kills SO pigeons straight
at a ixi at spnngneia, ill., new world s
record Lieut. Gibson wins Kentucky
Derby at Louisville; 2:06-4.
11 Jeffries defeats Corbett in champion
ship fight at Coney Island, N. Y.. in 2t
23 Sydney Lucas wins American Derby,
at Chicago; 2:10.
30 Pennsylvania university wins IntTCoI
leglate boat race at Poughkeepsie, IM. Y.;
Jul. 2 Von Zeppelin's airship travels S
miles against headwind under perfect
control of crew, at Berlin.
9 Peter Nlssen. of Chicago, pilots boat
through Niagara river rapids and whirl
pool. 14 American athletes win 7 out of 10 events
in finals for world's amateur champion
ships at Paris.
17 Voter breaks world's record on circu
lar course at Brighton Beach; 1:38.
20 Miss Bessie Amhcny. of Evanston, HI.,
wins woman golf championship of west
W. K. Vanderbilt makes 160 m. In au
tomobile in 3 hrs., 57 mln.
23 Mrs. J.-.ne Lindsay rides bicycle 1,500 m.
in S dy. race in New York.
31 J. C. Myers swims from Alton, 111., to
St. Louis (27 m.) in 6 hrs... .John Nelson
defeats Michael in 20-m. bicycle race;
Aug. 6 N. E. Backenstoss reaches Seattle
from New York on bicycle; 81 das.
7 Cigar-shaped train breaks all record
between Philadelphia and Baltimore.
making 82 m. an hour.
14 Deutschland makes record transatlantic
eastward run; 5 cas.. 11 hrs., 45 mln.
24 Fitzsimmons knocks out Sharkey in
fight at Coney Island. N. Y., In 2 rounds.
Sep. 4 Jacques Faure crosses English
channel in balloon.
7 Denver wins Western Baseball leaguo
18 Chit-ago wins American Baseball league
pennant Automobile in Chicago makes
mile in 1:06. and 10 m. In 16:02.
25 Abbott trots mile in 2:034 at Terr
Oct. 4 Maxwell W. Long (New York) runs
440 vds. in 47 sec.
5 At Brockton, Mass.. Harry Elkes breaks
every tricycle record trom 2 m. lo the hour,
making 30 m., 1.045 yds.
6 Ciesctus n.jkis new stallion trotting
recoid at Cleveland: 2:04.
11 French aeronaut travels from Paris to
Kiew. Russia 1 1.2CI m.) in :6 hrs.
14 National league ha:eball season erds
with Brooklyn leading.
15 Marguerite G3st (N. Y) cycles 2.000
miles in 2l'.' hrs.. i1; ni.. breaking outdoor
lor.g-ui'-lar.ce rr cords.
17 Liplon's ci'.:::;e rge for America's c;:p
acce pttii by -tw Yc.rk Yacht club, ra. i s
to be sail. i Aug. !ei. 22 and 21 John Nel
son cycles 15 m. in 27:14 1-6 in Chicago.
24 Yale wins football championship by ele
1 eating I l::t yard le to 0 at Nt w Haven.
Dee. L Os:ord wins English football
chimpiot:-hip i'ro?n Cambridge.
15 Harry Elk.sai.d Floyd McFarland win
6-eia. int. i r,:tionil bicc:e race w
York by wlK-ei's lingth; 2.62S m.
!!: I. Li, tr.ol S.
Jan. 16 National Live Stock assn. In ses
sion at Fc: th Wo: ill. T. X.
Feb. 1:1 .Vrs. Carii Chapman Catt e!eet--d
pres. of Nat. Anie rie-in Woman's Suffr-je
assn.. at V ash:i:gton.
14 M. I Lxfkwond (Pa.) elected pres. of
ami-trust conference lb Chie-ago.
17 Daughlers of American Revolution in
9tn ccnvi ntion in Washington.
Mar. 4 Nat. Editorial assn. elects W. F.
Parrett ( la.) pres.
13 Rev. C. M. Sheldon begins week's effort
to run Topeka (Kan.) Capital "as Jesua
Apr. 21 Ex-Pres. Harrison presides over
ecumenical conference on foreign mis
sions in New York.
May 4 Smallpox closes churches, schools,
etc.. at Marshalltown. Ia.
17 Presbyterian general assembly In 112tB
annual meeting at St. Louis.
21 Nat. Congress of Mothers, at De
22 Me thotiist general conf erence in Chlca
go votes to admit women delegates....
Jas. M. Lynch (N. Y.) elected pres. of In
ternational Typographical union M-i.
J. N. Crouse (Chicago) elected for 22d
time pres. of Yv omen's Baptist Home
Mission society at Detroit.
30 Sam. Cupples and Robt. Brookings of St.
I,ouis donate $5.tK.uiU to Washington uni
versity Monument to union and con
federate solciiers dedicated at Antietam.
Jun. 8 Mrs. Rebecca Lowe (Ga.) elected
pres. of General Federation of Women's
16 Failure of crops causes great suffering
among Indians on Gila reservation in
26 l.ady Somerset reelected pres. of
World's Women's Christian Temperance
union, at Edinburgh Tennessee su
preme court decides women cannot prac
tice law before courts of state.
Jul. 3 Gov. Roosevelt attends rough riders
reunion at Oklahoma City Internation
al good roads congress, at Port Huron,
17 World's Christian Endeavor society re
ported as having 3.500,000 members; Pres.
F. E. Clark reelected by convention at
London. ...Mob wrecks Chinese laundry
at Vlrden, 111.
Aug. 14 Society of Army of the Philippines
organized at Denver, CoL; Gen. France
V. Greene elected pres.
27 G. A. R. reunion opens In Chicago.
28 Encampment of uniformed rank of
Knights of Pythias inaugurated at De
troit, Mich Nat. Beekeepers' assn. ia
31st convention in Chicago.
29 Mayor Jas. G. Woodward, of Atlanta.
Ga.. impeached for intoxication Wom
an's Relief Corps, Ladles of Grand Army,
Daughters of Veterans and ex-Prisoners
of War hold business sessions in Chica
go American Bar assn. in session at
Saratoga. N. Y.
30 Maj. Leo Rassteur (St. Louis) elected O.
A. R. commander In chief New cable
opens direct communication between
Germany and U. 8 Ogden H. Fether
( Wis. ) elected supreme chancellor Knight
Sep. 2 At St. Joseph. Mich., 100 wedC-vg
break Sunday record.
22 F. P. Sargent reelected grand master of
i-trotnernooa ol Locomotive Firemen, at
26 Gen. N. A. Miles elected commander In
cniei ot bpantsn war veterans Jas. B.
Howard sentenced to death for Goebel'
murder, at Frankfort. Kv.
Oct. 2 American Barkers' assn. in annual
session at Kicnmond. va.
18 Galveston relief fund reaches $1,095,202.
rov. a -Nat. gooo roads convention in Chi
cago: W. II. Moore (Mo.) elected nres
28 Geo. H. Phillips ctncludes successful
corn corner deal in Chitago.
Dec. 1 W. C. T. V. in 27th annual conven
4 e'reiv. Pingre pardons Gen. W. L. Whlta
ar.a t.en. .. t. iiarsh convicted of mil,
10 Territorial e xposttion at Phoenix. A. T
cne re- n.
15 Sam. Gompers reelected pres. of Ameri
cir. Fed ration of L.iborat Louisvil'.e. Ky.
n-.at. e ivc fu: ration industrial ari.i-
r.-ai.i :. ii. i : :--.-i-,.
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