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4 THOUGOUT, WOFIL
Chronolog of the Yea Givln
the Most Important, Events
h All COuntries.
PROGRESS OF THE GREAT WAR
Sinking of Lusitania and the Teutoni6
Drives Through Poland and Ser
bia, the Outstanding Peatures
-Prominent Persons Who
COMPILED BY R. W. PIaKARD.
- Jan. I,-BrItIsh battleship Formidable
unk by German submarine In the.Eng=
lsh channel, with 579 of crew..
Jan. D.-Russians annihilated Ninth
rkish army corps and routed First and
enti corps in the Caucasus.
Russians , forced Uzsok pass in the
Jan. 10.-Lille evacuated by Germans
nd occupied by British.
Jan. 17.-Russians stormed southern
Carpathian pass and entered Transyl
Jan. 19.-Six German Zeppelins raided
he Nor4clk coast, dropping bo s in
rmouth, Sandringham. King's'Lynn,
or, Sherringham and Beeston. caus
eavy damage and some loss of life.
24.-German armored cruiser Blue
'eunk and two battle cruisers crip
by Vice Admiral Beatty's squadron
nning fight in North sea.
. 20.-Austro-Hungarian forces occu
Kielce, Russian Poland.
. 27.-Austrians drove Russians from
pass in Carpathians.
- 1.-French torpedo boa' sunk off
Dyein . 2.-Anglo-French fleet destroyed
forts in the Dardanelles.
4.-Germany declared waters
We m a d British isles a war zone.
b. .-Russians crossed River Rawka,
neW. etrating German t'-t west of War
eb. 9.-Germape A.*-q 0
ment, ofasona settin. 0b C
ha , Feb. 10
00 ians in q)c
44 0 o na Uy
0 v 40 or
the da. -89 9...'irican "iterests in the
use, of American flag by British vessels.
Germans evacuated Lodz, but drove the
.Russlans out of East Prussla.
Feb. 17.-Germany replied unfavorably
to American warning not to sink Ameri
can ships, and Great Britain refused to
snodify its shipping orders.
Germany began blockade of England by
sinking two vessels.
Feb. 23.-German blockaders sank
American steamer Carib, Norwegian ship
Ttegfe,-damaged 4ritish collier and three
British merchant steamers.
Reims bombarded by Germans. 20 ai
Feb. 25.-Allied fleets reduced Turkish
forts at entrance of Dardanelles.
Feb. 28.-Dacia seized by French cruiser
and taken to Brest.
March 2.-Great Britain laid embargo
a ainst shipment of all commodities into
Hamburg-Amorican officials indicted in
New York by federal grand jury for con
spiracy to defraud the United States.
Marcti 5.-Austrians evacuated Cerno
M irch 8.-Zeppelin airship *L-8 de
stroyed near Tirlemont and 17 of crew
March 10.-American ship William P.
Frye sunk by German cruiser Prinz Eltet
Friedrich. Prins Eltel at Newport News
with captain and crew of Frye.
March 11.-Germe'n enbmarinn 1T-1M sunk:
by British torpedo boat Ariel.
* British took Neuve Chapelle.
Germans abanboned A~sgustowo, Po=
- Ma.rch 15.-British order in council shut
* off all trade with Germany, ordering tech
* stical blockade.
German cruiser Drer.1en sunk off Falk
land islands by British warships Glasgow
and Kcent and Japanese converted cruiser
March 18.-American sanitary commis
sion organized, for work in Serbia.
British battleships Irresistible and Ocean
and French battleship Bouvet sunk by
-msines .in the Dlardanelles.
March 22.-Austrian fortress of Przem
yzl surrendered tq Russians.'
Turks massacred thousands of Chris
tians at Urumlah, Persia.
SMarch 23.-Germans in Ghent executed
17 BelgIans as spies.
Germans drove Russians out of East
* Allies landed force on Gallipoli penin
*March 27.-Russians forced way through
Carpathians into Hungary.
March 28.-Twenty-day battle in'Chain
* pagne country won by French, Germans
German submarine sank British steam
ers Aguilar and Falaba, about 140 lives
April 4.-Russians cleared Bleskid range
- of Austrians.
* TurkIsh cruIser Mejidieh sunk by Rus
-April S.-Germany. agreed to pay for
sinking American ship William P. Frye.
- April 10.-Stean~er Harpalyce, first re
lief hip of 3tew York to Belgium, sunk
in t.orth soa by torpedo or mine.
April 21.-Unitied fitates replied to (jr
--man governlment's criticiui of its or
eign policies, denying ailegations and re
jting suggestions that exportation. of
h rms be prohibited.
April 2f Frenoh cruiser Loon Gambet
ta sunk *by Austrian topedo, 852 lives
April 29.-derman air raiders 'droped
hc4 ndiarys bombs on Ave Englisih east
* 4k~slas dupodLoubnia, ortheast
of .I.ssok Oa ,'
priwt B0.- ritish ansnounced . asruto
of ight Getnan Uum rines Withi week
by mines andnet p*
n two German torped? botgte s4n in
P0 by Germans of isa cap
an md tWQ4amnen lest, .
.. a)' O-uto-Germnan 20
ay .-C r lierLusitata4 tP de
n u 4 kmans off ces ~~ai
to 2Is 66~d *Lves
efAe - the'l
-VA, t . sil.eho il
20 mk pration. o
otinss res hg from sub.
t~ o(, -n give guarantiel,
1h be tlleshi Goliath -sod
da'nlies 60 lost.
P,4 68dent Wils1ton's note to eor
-t eppen attacked English
coast t.owns and was driven off and crp,
pled by aer6planes.
.M Y 1i.-rench: won entire Loretto hill
4ierth'of A-rs after six months of con
u-lussian battleship Pantelel.
.11d I Wghk ii Black sea with 1,400 men.
May :28.--Italy declared war *gainst
M y .-Italy invaded Austrig at head
of Guit.. of Venice, seizing four towns.
..British warship Triumph sunk b tor
bdo .in Dardanelles.
May '20.-American steamer Nebraskan.
from Liverpool without cargo, struok and
crippled by torpedo off Irish coasti
Italy invaded the Trentino, -
May.27.-British battleship Majestio de
stroyed by torpedo in DaLrdanelles
British. auptiliary stqamship Princess
Irene blown :up in Sheerness harbor, 480
May SO.-,German reply to 4Wilsqn note
received at Washihgton and declared
May '1.-German Zeppelins made raid
June .-Przemysi recaptured by Ger
mans and Austrians.
June 11.-Italians 'took Gradisca and
other important towns.
June IS.-Austro-Germans. adyanoing
on Lemberg, captured Mosciska.
Allied aeroplane fleet bombarde Karls
ruhe, killing 27. persons.
Zeppelin raided English northeast coast,
killing 16 persons.
June 16.-Russuans driven over Galician
Germany called 400,000 young trained
men to the colors.
. June 21.-Austro-Germans took Rawa
Ruska from Russians.
General De Wet found guilty of trea
June 23,-Lemberg captured by Austro
French took German work called the
Labyrinth, west of Lens.
June 28.-Italy broke diplomatic rela
tions with Turkey.
Dominion freight liner Armenian sunk
by Germans, 20 Americans lost.
June SO.-Russians began retreat from
Vistula river in Poland.
July 7.-Twenty allied aeroplanes raided
Bruges, destroying docks.
U. S. navy department seized German
wireless plant at Sayvillo, L. I., for
breaches of neutrality.
July 8.-Germapy's reply- to American
note on gubmarine warfare unyielding in
most iniportant particulars.
, July 9.-German forces in German
Southwest Africa surrendered to General
'British liner Orduna, bringing Ameri
cans home from Europe, attacked by
German submarine with torpedo and
July 18.-Italian cruiser Giuseppe Gari
baldi sunk by Austrian aubmarine.
July 22.-American reply to Germany,
reaffirming former stand, sent to Berlin.
Terrible massacres of Arm9nians by
July 26.-American steamer Leelanaw
sunk by German submarine; crew saved.
July 27.-Austrians made air raid on
July 30.-Austrians occupied Lublin.
July 3.-Leyland liner Iberian sunk by
Grman torpedo boat; seven of crew
Aug. 2.-Mitau, capital of Courland.
taken by Germans.
Aug. 8.-Great Britain flatly rejected
American contentions against blockade.
Aug. .-Warsaw occupied by the Ger
Aug. 6.-Ivangoroed taken by Austro
Aug. 9.-British cruiser India and de
stroyer Lynx sunk.
Turkish battleship Kheyr-Ed-Din Bar
barossa sunk by submarine in Darda
Germans occupied Praga.
Zeppelins raided English east coast,
killing 15; -one Zeppelin destroyed.
Aug. 10.-U. 8. rejected Austro-Hungar
Ian views on shipment of war supplier.
Aug. 11.-British submarines entered
Black sea and torpedoed the Breslau and
Aug. 1.-British troopship Royal Ed
ward sunk by submarine in Aegean sea;
Aug. 17.-Germans took fortress of IKov
Greek cabinet resigned and Venizelos
was invited to form new ministry.
U S. accepted German offer of compen
sation in Frye case.
Zeppelins raided British east coast.
killing ten civilians.
Aug. 19.-White Star liner Arabic, Liv
erpool for Boston, torpedoed and sunk by
German submarine off Irish~ coast; 46 lost,
including twg Americans.
Aug. 20.--German fleet engaged Russian
fleet in Gulf of Riga, each side losing sev
Germans took Russian fortress of Novo
Aug. 21.-Italy declared war on Turkey.
German cruiser sunk by British sub
marine in Battie sea.
British seaplane sank loaded Turkish
troopship in Sea of Marmora.
Germans captured Bielsk, Russia.
Aug. 2.-Germans occupied Russian
fortress of Ossowetz.
Aug. 2.-Germans took Bialystok an'
Aug. 26.-Germans captured Russian
fortress or Olita.
Germany declared the sinking of the
Arabic, if done by German submarine,
was decidedly condemned by the Germarn
government and full reparation would be
Aug. 81.-Adolphe Pegoud, noted! French
aviator, killed in action.
Germans took Russian fortress of
Sept. 2.--Germany offered to submit Lu
sitanid. and Arabic compensation claims
to Thd Hague tribunal.
Russians evacuated- Grodno.
Papers .involving Dumba and Bernstorff
taken by British from J. F. JT. Archibald
,Sept.- 4.-Allan liner Hesperiana torpedoed
off Fastnet: 26 lost.
Sept, 9.-President Wilson demanded re
call of Austrian Ambassador Duntiba.
Germany declared .it would pay! no in
demnnit-y for Arabic deaths.
Zeppelins raided London, killing 20 and
Sept. 10.-Germany defended tdttack , on
Orduna, saying it tried to escape subma
Anglo-French financial commission ar
rived in America to arrange for loan of
$500,000,000 to allies.
Sept. 1.-Russians checked Von Hun
denburg's drive toward RI ga land drove
Austrians further back in Qali4 ia.
Sept. 18.-Vilna evacuated by Russians.
Sept. 19.-British tro~psport Ramazan
sunk by submarine in Aegean ea; hun
Sept. 22.-French aviators d opped 100
komba on royal palace at Stu tgart and
elsewhere in Wurtemberg,
Germans edptured Ostrow, b t bulk ef
ityssian army in Vilna saieont escaped.
~Sept. 2.--Germany pronmised American
shiips carrying conditions,1 Ontraband
Would not be sunk by sub rines, and
made other concessions,
sept. 25.-Ales on. westernt rent began
.tremnlidous general sittac o Germans.
eit. 28.--American lo is t allies, half
a~ bi ~oh' dollars at 6 per een , annouince4,
*rli:batileship Blepeo to B~rin do
ti1db. jrtrior exp19*06- 246 lost,
~a tgary recalled Ambassador
*ram of aid t po
Geormany~ n agha.dor von
6ernst v ed tl'ot of thO sub
lnarine d der in atokig the Arabio
and offer-ed 1"demnity fok-tio American
lives' lost; President WI on accepted of
Oct J-.-'our hundred tho sand Austro
Germants began Invasion 6fSprbia, cross
ijgh0e Drina, Danube and Save rivers at
9Greek cabinethea4ed by Alexan
der Zalmis appointed.
Oct. '8-Serbia declarea war on Bul
Greek- cabinet decided on policy of
"benevolent neutrality" toward allies.
Oct. 9.-Fierce battle betwoen Serbians
and Austro-Germans along Drina river.
Belgrade captured by the Germans.
Oct. 30.-Six German naval officers in
terned at Norfolk. Va., disappeared.
Oct. 12.-Bulgaria began invasion of
Fortress of Semendria taken by the
Germans e*ecuted Edith Cavell, British
nurse. in Brussels.
Oct. 18.-Zeppelins bombarded London,
killing 65 persons.
Bulgaria declared war on Serbia.
Oct. 16.-Great Britian deblared war on
France declared war on Bulgaria.
Oct. 19.-Italy declared war on Bulgaria.
Bulgarians cut Nish-Saloniki railroad at
Oct. 22.-German drive on Riga was
Germans defeated in bloody fight on
Tahure hill. France.
Oct. 28.-Germany officially upheld exe
cution of Edith Cavell.
British submarine sank German cruiser
Prinz Adalbert near Labau.
Oct. 24.-British suomarine sank Turkish
transport Carmen in Sea of Marmora.
Germans drove back Russians north
west of Dvinsk.
Oct. 26.-Teutons and Bulgarians joined
forces and moved south in Serbia.
British transport Marquette torpedoed
in Aegean; 90 lost.
Oct. 28.-French cabinet resigned and
Briand became premier.
Nov. 4.-Zalmis cabinet defeated in
Greek chamber of deputies and resigned.
Nov. 5.-Bulgarians defeated French
near Prilip but were beaten at Babuna
German cruiser Undine sunk by British
Nov. 6.-Bulgarians captured Nish.
opening through rail route for Teutons
King of Greece called M. Skouloudis to
form new neutrality cabinet.
Nov. 9.-Italian liner Ancona sunk by
Austrian submarine in Mediterranean; 200
lost, including some Americans.
Nov. 10.-German cruiser Frauenlob tor
pedoed by British submarine in Baltic.
Nov. 12.-Churchill resigned from Brit
ish cabinet to join the army in France.
Nov. 13.-Bulgarians and Germans drove
Serbians out of Morava valley.
Noy. 14.-Austrian aeroplanes raided Ve
rona, killing thirty.
Nov. 16.-U. S. called on Austria-Hun
gary to explain sinking of the Ancona.
Nov. 17.-Bulgarians outflanked Serbians
in Babuna, pass and French along Cerna
British hospital ship Anglia sunk by
mine in English channel; 85 lost.
Austria formally denied blame for loss
of life in sinking of the Ancona.
Goritz, under terrific bombardment, in
flames in many places.
Nov. 20.-Germans occupied Novibazar.
German guardship sunk by Russian de.
stroyers near Libau: 180 lost.
Nov. 25.-Germans captured thousandt
more Serbians and drove the -northerr
army toward the frontier.
British advance on Bagdad repulsed b5
Nov. 27.-Serbian government and the
diplomatic corps arrived at Scutari.
Canadian government seized all higi
grade wheat in elevators from Fort Wil.
lam to Atlantic coast.
Dee. 1.-Teutons and Bulgarians pursuee
Serbs into Albania.
Dec. 2.-More Italians landed at Avlona
Monastir occupied by Austrians.
Managing Director Buenz and three oth.
er officials of Hamburg-American line
in New York convicted of conspiracy tc
deceive and defraud U. S.
Dee. .-President Wilson asked Ger
many to recall Captain Boy-Ed, naval at
tache, and Captain von Papen, military
attache of German embassy at Washing.
Foreign Minister Sonnino declared Italy
would fight the war to the finish.
Dec. 4.-Unnamed American ship in
Mediterranean sent wireless call saying it
was attacked by submarine.
Roumania commandeered all foreign
shipping in its harbors.
Henry Ford's peace crusaders sailed
from New York.
Buenz, Koetter and Hochmeister, Ham
burg-American line officials, sentenced to
I8 months' imprisonment; Poppinghause
to one year.
Dec. 6.-Pope Benedict issued appeal
for .just and lasting peace.
British submarine sank Turkish de
stroyer and five other vessels in Sea of
Roumania closed Danube to navigation.
Dec. 8.-U. S. asked Austria to disavow
attack on the Ancona, punish the sub
marine commander and pay for deaths of
Dee. 9.-Allies driven from Serbia into
Dc. 10.-Kaiser recalled Boy-Ed and
Dec. 14.-U. S. demanded France re
lease six Germans taken from American
Dec. 16.-Gen. Sir Douglas Haig suc
ceeded Field Marshal French as British
commander in France and Flanders.
Austria made unsatisfactory reply to
note on Ancona.
Dec. 17.-Four Germans arrested in Now
York and Jersey City on charge of plot
ting to blow up Welland canal.
Dec. 20.-U. B.' reply to Austrian note
delivered at Vienna.
Dec. 22.-Artillery duel on western front.
Dec. 24.--Indecisive action in Gallipoli.
Dec. 26.-Allied aviators raided German
posts in France.
I ~ DO1IWSTIC
Jan. 1.--San Diego exposition opened.
Jan. 14.-Alabama legislature passed bill
making the state dry after Juno 80.
Jan. 2.-President Wilson inaugurated
first transcontinental telephone system
by speaking directly to President Moore
of the Panama-Pacific exposition in San
Feb. 20.--Panama-Pacific fair opened at
March 5.-North Dakota legislature
passed measure abolishing capital pun
March 11.-Rear Admirals Fletcher,
Howard and - Cowles appointed admirals
under new law.
March 12.-Harry KC. Thaw found not
guilty of conspiracy.
April 8.-Census bureau annmoupced pop.
ulation passed 100,000,000 mark.
April 19.-Barnes-Roosevelt 'libel case
opened at Syracuse, N. Y.
U. S. Supreme court refused final ap.
peal of Leo M. Frankc, Convicted of mur
der of Mary Phagan at Atlanta, Qa.
May 22.-Roosevelt ' given verdict im
Barnes libel, suit.
June 21.-Governor Blaton of Georgia
commuted Leo Prank's sentence to life
imprisonment. and :niartial law wAn pro
claimed around govErnor's home 'to pro.
July 2.-Bomeb explosion wrecked re.
ception room on east sid6 of capitol ir
00 - Z
July 6.- Orstn shot
Frank Holt lagd bomb i 4
at Washingten; b
July 5.-Twenty-nity killed au . l1, In.'
Jured in Independence day celeia.
July 6.-Frank, *olt, who shot J.E.
Morgan, -comnitted suicide in cell.
World's Christian Endeavor conv4ntion
opened in Chicago.
July 10.-Robbers held up L. &. N.-te a
in Albama and got nearly $00,000,
July 1.-Thomas A. Edison made b.4A.
of board of civilian inventors to adyId
July 14.-Harry K. Thaw declared sas
Aug. .-Joe .Cooper and Morris Keiller
killed In auto race at Des Moines.
Slide in Culebra cut blocked Panama
Aug. 10.-Business men's army training
camp at Plattsburg, N. Y., opened.
Aug. 16.-Leo Frank taken from Geor
gia prison farm by nxpb and hanged.
Aug. 29.-Powder mills in Delaware and
Massachusetts mysteriously blown up.
Sept. 20.-Citizens' training camp at Fort
Sheridan, Illinois, opened.
Sept. 27.-G. A. R. national encampment
opened In Washington.
Sept. 80.-Wireless phone message sent
from Washington to Hawaii.
Oct. 1.-Six midshipmen dismissed and
others punished at Annapolis for hazing.
Capt. E. R. Monfort, Cincinnati. elected
commander In chief of 0. A. R.
Oct. 4.-Mayor Thompson of Chicago or
dered Sunday liquor selling stopped.
Oct. 6.-President Wilson announced his
engagement to Mrs. Norman Galt of
Dec. 4. - Panama-Pacific exposition
Dec. 6.-Bishop Mundelein of Brooklyn
appointed archbishop of Chicago.
Dec. 18.-President Wilson married Mrs.
Dec. 28.-American Civic association maet
Convention of American Association for
Labor Legislation opened in Washington.
Jan. I.-Revolutionists in Paraguay
seized President Sherer.
Feb. 11.-Father Wladimir Ledodhowski.
a Russian Pole, was elected general of
the Society of Jesus.
Feb. 23.-President Davilmar of Haiti
fled the country.
March 23.-China acknowledged Japa
nese control over Southern Manchuria.
April 23.-Japan sent ultimatum to
Danish diet granted suffrage to women.
May 8.-China yielded to Japan's de
May 27.-Manuel de Arriaga. president
of Portugal, resigned.
June 5.-Danish parliament adopted new
constitution giving franchise to women.
July 27.-Revolutionists in Haiti killed
President Guillaume. and proclaimed Dr.
itossalvo Hobro president.
July 28.-United States marines and blue
Jackets landed 'at Port Au Prince. Haiti.
and took charge.
Aug. 12.-Vesuvius, Etna and Stromboli
Gen. Dartinguenave elected president of
Haiti by national assembly.
Sept. 17.-Word received from Vilhjal
mar Stefansson, arctic explorer, who had
been missing for year and a half.
Oct. 25.-Porter Charltor, convicted at
Como, Italy, of wife murder and given
Nov. 10.-Emperor Yoshihito formally
mounted the throne of Japan.
Dec. 3.-Epidemic of typhus in Mexico
Dec. 5.-Chinese rebels seized cruiser
Chao-Ho at Shanghai and fought two
Dec. 6.-Pope held consistory and ap
pointed seven cardinals.
Revolt at Shanghai suppressed.
Dec. 11.-Yan Shi-Kat accepted the
throne of Chine.
Belgian munitions plant at Havre blew
up; thousand killed and hurt.
Dec. 16.-Camille de Coppet elected pres
ident of Swiss republic.
Jan. 13.-Thirty-eight thousand persons
killed, 50.000 injured and many towns de
stroyed by earthquake in central Italy.
Feb. 10.--Manua islands in American
Samoa devastated by hurricane.
March 2.-Explosion of gas, followed by
fire, in Laland mines of New River &
Pocahontas Coal Co. of Hinton, W. Va.,
entombed about 170 men.
March 25.-American submarine F-4
wrecked near Honolulu, 21 men lost.
April 4.-Groat storm on Atlantic coast,
76 lives lost in wrecks.
April 13.-Coal mine accident in Japan
fatal to 236.
April 30.-Fire destroyed more than half
of Colon, Panama; loss $3,500.000.
May 22.-One hundred sixty-four persons
killed and scores injured in railway wreck
June 22 -Earthquakes in Imperial Val
ley, California, killed a number of per
sorts and seriously damaged many towns.
July 24.-Steamer,. Eastiand upset in
Chicago river. 812 persons losing their
July 29.-Typhoon at Shanghai killed 500
and loss was $5,000,000.
Aug. .-Erie, Pa., inundated by cloud
burst, 27 lives lost and vast property
Aug. 16.-Hurricane swept lower part of
Texas. 250 dead and $18,000,000 property
Sept. 27.-Explosion of car of gasoline
wrecked Ardmore, Okla., killing 50.
Sept. 29.-Destructive gulf storm hit
Now Orleans and vicinity; 300 or more
Oct. .28.-Twenty-one children burned to
death in parochial school in Peabody,
Nov. 2.-Steamer Santa Clara lost near
Astoria, Ore.; fifteen lost.
Nov. 10.-Gun plant of Bethlehem Steel
company burned; loss $3,000,000.
Nov. 11.-Million dollar fire in war mate
rial plant of Rloebling Sons company
Trenton, N. J.
Nov. 29.-Fire destroyed muc'
Ion, Catalina island.
Explosion at Dlu Pont Powde
plant at.Wilmningtort, Del., kille.
Dpc0 .-HopeWell, Va., Du P
dbr town, burncd.
Jan. 2.-Senatoepassed immigrah
with literacy test.
Jan. 6.-President Wilson declin
sixth ime to support federal co.
tional amendment for woman suffr
Jan. 12.-House of representatiy,
vote of 204 to 174 rejected Mondell
lution proposing enfranchisement of
Eighty Terre Haute men pleaded g
to indictmentt, charging conspirac
corrupt the election of November 3,
Jan. 28.-President Wilson vetoed
immigration bill because of the litl,
Feb. 6.-Hoeuse passed naval approp
tion bili with provision for two bat
Feb. 22.-President Wilson nominated
members of interstate trade commiss
Joseph E. Dacies of Wisconsin, Edwe
N. Hurley of Illinois, Wililam J. Hiar
of Georgia,' William H. Parry of Was4
ington, and George flublee of Now Ham',
Feb. 28.-Aeitate passed army ApptN
priation bill of $103,000,000 and hogse a
propriated $6,000,000 for fortifications.;
March 3.-Senate passed general de:
cioncy appropriation bill carrying $8,9
and 4nfdimed tr ap
pointees eppt George ubie.
Robert W.4 Woolley doinated a d
rector of tnint.
March 4.- -laty-third'. congres ad
March 15.-Samuel L. Rogets of North
Carolina succeeded Wililah J. Harris a_
director of census.
April .-William Hale hhompson, Id
.publican, elected mayor of Chicago.
Mayor Roberts of Terre Haute, Ind..
and 26 others found guilty of conspiracy
June 8.-Secretary of State Bryan. dis
Approving the note to Germany, resigned.
Juno 2.-Supreme court annulled
grandfather clause" aimed at negro suf
June 22.-One hundred twenty-eight In
dlaqapolis city officials and politicians, in
cluding Thomas Taggart, indicted for elec
tion fraud conspiracy.
June 28.-Rdbert Lansing made secretary
Aug. 28.-Frank L. Polk made counselor
Of U. S. state department.
Sept. 14.-South Carolina adopted state
Oct. 19.-Woman suffrage defeated in
Nov. 2.-Suffrage defeated n New York,
Massachusetts and Pennsylv.3nla; Repub
licans carried Massachusetts. electing S.
W. McCall governor; new constitution re
jected by New York; prohibition defeated
In Ohio; A. 0. Stanley, Dem., elected
governor of Kentucky, and E. C. Harring
ton. Dem.. of Maryland.
Dec. 6.-Sixty-fourth congress assem
bled; Clark re-elected speaker of house.
Dec. 7.-Democratic national committee
selected St. Louis for convention of June
hepublicans won generally in Massa
cnusetts town elections.
Dec. 14.-Reublican national convention
set for June 7 in' Chicago.
Dec. 17.-Henry P. Fletcher nominated
ambassador to Mexico.
Jan. 16.--President Wilson ordered fed
eral inquiry into high price of wheat.
March 9.-Cloulds lost control of Mis
souri Pacifle-Iron Mountain system.
March 13 -Dayton Cash Register case
Lower court reversed and remanded for
new trial by U. S. circuit court of ap
peals at Cincinnati.
March 16.-Trade commission organized
at Washington, Joseph R. Davies, Wis
March 16.-Charles C. McChord elected
chairman interstate commerce comnils
alon vice James S. Harlan.
April $.-International Mercantile Ma
rine company put in receiver's hands.
April 9.-J. B. Greenhut company,. New
York department store, failed for $12,
April 21.-Receivers appointed for Rock
Island railroad company.
May 1.-Interstate commerce commis
sion decided railroads owning and oper
ating steamship lines on great lakes must
give them up.
May 24.-Pan American financial confer
once opened in Washington.
Aug. 11.-Interstate commerce commis.
sion denied most of requests of western
roads for increased freight rates.
Aug. 12.-Interstate commerce commis
sion ordered big reductions in freight
rates on anthracite coal.
Aug. 17.-Interstate commerce commis
sion found Moore-Reid syndicate guilty of
plundering Rock Island road and thrbw.
Ing it into a receiversitp for its own pur
Aug. 24.-Eastman Kodak company de
clared a monopoly in restraint of trade
by federal court at Buffalo, N. Y.
Oct. 1.-U. S. court at Philadelphia or
dered moving picture trust to dissolve.
Jan. 2-Karl Goldmnark, famous com
poser, in Vienna.
Jan. 6.-Mme. Jeanne Gerville-Reache
opera star, at New York.
Jan. 10.-Marshall P. Wilder, author
and humorist, at St. Paul.
Feb. 4.-Mrs. M. E. Braddon, English
Feb. 5.-Edward Tilden, Chicago packer.
Feb. 12.-James Creelman, war corre
spondent, in Berlin.
Fanny Crosby, famous blind hymn writ
er, in Bridgeport. Conn.
Feb. 10.-Emil Charles Waldteufei.
French composer, at Paris.
Feb. 18.-Frank James, once notorious
bandit, at Excelsior Springs, Mo.
March 12.-Mrs. Johna D. Rockefeller,
Sr., at Pocantico Hills, N. Y.
Count Sergius Julovich Witte, in Petro
March 14.-Aviator Lincoln . Beachey
dropped 3,000 feet to death at San Fran
March 15 -Walter Crane, artist, 4sr
turer, writer, in London, aged so'e
Capt. Ilonry King, editor
March 20.-Charles F,rr
licist and historianb-in a.
March 24.-Mordan Re)
at Atlantic City.'
March 81.-1 aron Natha'
child, in Lo don.
AprIl 6.-iJyan B. 01
manager, fit Chicago.
Cu:rtis 4uiild, Jr., for
Masjadh usette, at Bostc
-Ap~ril 7.-F. Hopkinso
artist and author, In ?
Kansas City Star. at
April 16.-Former U'
Nelson W. Aldrich o
April 18.-Baron 1
tlefield of Main0 '
triot, in New York.
Julv" ?.- (len. Porfirl
oct . t.
the St. LOuis o o.rat.
Oct. 11.-Henri r4noh
Oct. 16.-Sir Lioi1 ;
lomat, In Londoh. .
Oct. 26.-Paul Hervi4up 01 dra
-Oct. S.-BIr Chatte '- TV
statesman, at 'Bexley eat *il~ d
Oct. 8L.-Blanche 'W 4
Nov. 1.-.W. Pretori t
it. Lou n ern, comniittod"
Herman Ridder, ptibliphW JR
Staat' Zeltung, at New,' '
Lewis Waller. noted aoto, -
Nov. 6.-P. A. B. Widener,' # e;
Nov. 9.-E. S. Willard, noted a i
Nov. 14.-Booker T. Washin'0,; noted
negro educator, at Tuskeg e,-. a.:, .
Nov. 16.-Former Seffator Julius C Bud.
rows at Kalamasoo. Mich.
Dec. 4.-August Pitou. actor and pa
wright, at Hobesound. Fla.
Dec. &.-Gen. Jesus Rab!, hero of Cuba.
wars, at Santle .
Edward Smith. presidet AfieriesA
Shipbuilding company at: Bufflo
Dec. 9.-8tephen Phillips Ong pe
Dec. 10.-Lt. pol. C. S. bromwel 6 h.a4
of army en giner corps in Hawaii, em
Abraham Gruber, prominent New otrk
Dec. 12.-Former U. S. Senator 3'. U.
Cockrell at Washington.
Earl of Glasgow at Fairline. Scotland.
Dec. 15.-Viscount Alvorstone. former
lord chief justice of Great Britain.
March 8.-Chicago building contractors
locked out 900 union lathers.
. April 15.-Great building strike declared
April 30.-Federal board of arbitration
awarded slight wage increase to engine
men of 98 western railroads.
Bridge and structural iron workers of
June 13.-Great street car strike in Chi
June 16.---Chicago street car strike end.
ed by arbitration agreement.
June 25.-Shut down of Chicago's build.
ing construction industry ordered because
July 10.-Chicago's building trade strike
and lockout settled.
July 16.-Employees of Chicago surface
lines won big victory in arbitration award.
July 20.-Strike and rioting at Bayonne
plant of Standard Oil-Co.
July 27.-Standard Oil strike at Bayonne,
N. J., ended.
Sept. 27.-Twenty.inve thousand Chicago
garment makers called out on strike.
Dec. 3.-Fifty-four Chicago labor leaders
indicted for conspiracy, extortion and ma
Jan. 5.-Carra.uza forces under Obregon
stormed and captured Puebla, and took
Gen. Angnlea prisoner.
Jan. 27.--Provisional President Garsa
and his government tied from Mexico City
Jan. 28.-Carranza forces under General
Obregon occupied Mexico City.
Feb. 11.-Carranza expelled Jose Caro,
Spanish minister, from Mexico.
March 9.-Seven battleships ordered
from Guantanamo to Vera Crus.
March 12.-Carranza evacuated Mexico
City and Zapata enterdd. John B. Me
Manus, American, killed by Zapatistan
while American flag floated over his
April 12.-Villa forces feated near
,Jarita. losing 600 killed.
Victoriano Huerta landed at New York.
June 6.-Carranza armies led by Obre.
gon defeated Villa and took Leon after
battle lasting five days.
June 27.-Victoriano Huerta arrested in
New Mexico on charge of inciting an
other Mexican revoiution.
Aug. 5.-Diplomats from Latin Amerioa
in Washington conferred on Mexico situa,
Aug. 8.-Six Mexican bandits killed and
.three Americans wounded in battle at
?[orlas ranch, north of Brownsville, Tex.
Aug. 16.-Armed Mexicans crossed Rio
Grande near Mercedes, Tex., and attacked
outpost of American cavalrymen, killing
Aug. 19.-Villa accepted Pan-America
proposition for peace conference.
Aug. 30.- Gen. Pascual Orosco, noted
Hueorta leader, killed while rai
Sept. 17.-Eighteen d
raniza soldi' 1
,.ts. Attend the
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