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The DurAnt Weekly News
a of the Year iq2i
Compiled by E. W. Pickerd
. 1121, Hf.l.rn Newtpiprr I'nlon )
Jan 11 United m.iIih Willi. inn Its rep.
reMntatlves from council of ambassadors.
Jan JJ President Wilson ashed th.it
allies guarantee Russia I mm outside ag
gression preliminary to hla undertaking
mediation fur Armenia.
Jan. if Supreme council, afUr reject
ing proposal to turn Austria's financial
problem over to the lo-ague of Nations,
appointed conini.-iiuri to exnmlnu eco
nomic status of Uurope with referent
Jan 2C-8upreme rounc.il decided l-atvla
and Esthonl should bo recognised as
Jan 2 fluprerne council fixed Oerman
reparations at xmvM.'0 gold marks,
payable In afiiiual Installments, and 13
per cent tai on exports during the period
Feb 6 Frame and Poland sinned mill
lary agreement for aid against Invasion
by Germany and Russia.
Feb. 19 Azerbaijan declared war on
Georgia, and the IU-ils iitarted attack,
The United Btates formally withdrew
from the reparations commission,
Feb. a Supreme coumll In London
opened Near East conference.
Teheran, capital of Persia, taken by
rebel Cossacks, and the shah made pris
oner. Feb. 23 League of Nations council re
ceived protest of United Btates against In
clusion of Island of Vap In territories sub.
Meted to mandate of Japan, and demand
ier a vole In disposal of former Oerman
Feb. IT Panamans defeated Costa
Means In disputed territory of Coto.
March 3 League of Nations council re
plied to United States that It waa not
onceraed with the allocation of Tap U
Japan, and Invited United States to talis
Crt In discussions an Turkish and Afrl
March 3 German counter proposals on
.reparations rejected by allied supreme
council as totally Inadequate. Germany
given until March 7 to aciept terms laid
own In Paris.
March S Occupation of Oerman cities
tt Duesseldorf, Dulsburg and Ruhrort by
French troops carried out as penalty for
Germany's failure to meet reparation da
snands. March It Trade agreement under which
ommerclal relations will be resumed by
-Orest Britain and Itussla signed at Lon
don. Allies' reparations commission notified
erman government It must pay H0.000,
M before March 23.
Russia and Turkey signed treaty; Ar
menia divided among Georgia. Turkey and
March 19 Peace signed at Riga by rep
resentatives of Russia, Ukratnla and Po
land. March 21-Plebtsclte held In Upper Si
lesia to determine the future national
status of that region. Germany rei elved
174.000 votes and Poland St.GOC.
March 23 Germany In her reply tn ultl-
Saturn of allied reparations commission
fused to pay I.OOO.huO.ijuu gold marks due
arch 23 and disputed commission's fig
ures showing balance of 12,000,000,000
arks due May 1.
March 56 Greek began offensive against
Turks In Aslu Minor.
March SO Turkey protested to allies
against Greek offensive.
April 1 Greeks defeated by Turks at
April 2 Washington government In
formed Germany United Stat) a would
not countenance Germany's -(ii aping full
-responsibility for the war or netting out
f paying Its obligations to the limit of
April t Secretary of State Hughes sent
to allies a note, taking firm stand concern
ng Island of Yap, and mandates In gen
oral. April 8 French government supported
United 8tntea In Tap controversy.
April 20- Japanese cabinet declined to
yield on Yap mandate.
April 21 Germany asked Piesldent Har
ding 4o act as mediator of reparations
dispute, hut he refused.
April 27 Specific reparations bill of 1S2.
00,000,000 gold marks presented to Ger
many by allied commission
April 2-Jtnly Indorsed United Btates
position concerning Yap.
May 2 United States rejected Germun
reparations proposals as Inadequate.
France called out troops for occupation
f the Ruhr.
May 3 Poles Invaded Upper Silesia and
military lav. nut proclaimed.
May 4 Poles and plebiscite control
fori es fought In Upper Silesia
German cabinet refined un result of
May (V Supieme council handed Oer
many reparations ultimatum and proloiol,
arrant InR six tluvs for iKfcptnnoe, Herman
debt lixid at tlVW.cxm.UU gold marks
May 6 President Harding resumed
Amirlr.in representation In councils of
May Hi- I)r Wlrlh formed new ministry
for Germany and the relchstag vote-d, 521
to ITS. to .inept the allied ultimatum
May yn Train e warned Gcimnn the
ending of tumps or munltlona Into Upper
llllesla xoulil be . onMelercil a warlike act.
May 12- Organized "volunteer ' fortes of
GentaiiH Htt.u Ucel Poles tu Upper Silesia
Mav 23- Trial of four German soldiers
and ottlceiH fur war Crimea opened In
Mav -4 Germany icassutecl hame con
cerning Upper Sib hla. and Piemler llrland
declared lie. would nittutatn the entente,
with Great llrluln, Italy and the United
June 4 I. lent Neumann, who hank llrlt
Ish hospital ship Oncer Castle, ai'eiultted
because- lie- olit-M d olelira.
June 7- Great Ilrltaln rejected Ger
main's offi r of tumps for Upper Mllc-sla,
and British troops began clearing Poles
from disputed territory
June In- Mlies onlereil Greeks not tn at
tack Turkish Nationalist at pie-ent
June 24 e'ounill of I.eaKiie of Nations
awarded Aland Islands to Finland
June 2G Greet e rejectetl mediation with
Turku, ofTeie'd by mtente, and refused to
Poles ugiceel to allies' plan for Upper
June . -He rtnnny paid 44.vna.OiXI sold
marks to reparations commission
June 0- cltecka ope lied offensive against
July -Poles and Rus-daus fighting on
old German Russian front
July 10 President Harding informally
Incited Great lirlliiln, 1'iunce. Italy and
Japan to conference' on limitation of ar
maments and on Par Eastern problems.
In Washington China Included
July 30 Greeks occupied KsMshetir, Asia
July 24 Franco British compromise
reached on Klleslan policy.
July 2,-.Japan accepted Invitation to
Washington onference, with certain ref
ormations July 27 United States demanded release
of American prisoners In Russia,
July V-8olet Russia agree-l to release
all American prisoners In return for
American famine relief.
Aug. Id-Supreme council decided on
strict neutnillt) concerning the Greco.
Aug ll-Unlted States sent formal In
vitations tu Washington conference on
disarmament and Parlfb question, to
open November It
Acg 12-Supreme council decided to re
fer the 1'pt.er Sllelan question to the
League of .Nations and tu send reinforce
ments to PUreta
Auit 1 Russian Soviets snd American
Relief artm'ti stiatlan agreed on relief
Aug XI United butes nocerrment roll-
fte1 Panama tl e arbltrstlon award ceding
dleputed territory '.r, t'osta Rica trust bs
acceded e t ,i, tattalloti if marlaa
Aui, .3 1 1. nan. a .aKteed to let Cctta t
Rice em up) t ultl I
Auk. 24 Japan formally accepted India.
Ron tee tHteatitiaitiftit onfert'tii e
I luted Sia'ea pc.c c- iie.u villi Au'trla
s.gneil III Vienna J
Aug. If.-l'nitt.l Mites mined peace
t'eaty wnh Gi, c in Ileum '.
A 'It '? TiirL s ,1, . . .. t : ... L - I. ., 1 urrnsfl '
Sal. am r or wit, i.tuv) lnsi
Aui: ;" II. is, il, i is oiniil betccten
lluiiMir) ami Aurina , mi. ernltis' froMuT
United State )., i. , tti.il with Hun-
can siKtud in 11. ,1 ptst
Sept I AcrilllKlit llllllil'd tn illclde
l.lthuiiilii into two stitt. one Independ
ent ii ml i tt oiled b Poland
Sepl 4 . mi i II ,. ia and Afth.ltlMan
sept 5 Uamin nt Nations .cisenitilc met
In Geiit'Ca null (l. eti A Van Karne
beek, Holi.'iiid, pit-nlcut
Sept. 14 la-iiKue uf Nations assembly
elicteil II Juilces .if international mutt of
Justlie In. bulb J. .hi. llasst-tt Monte nf
tin- 1 nltiil Sl.n. s
Se.l. I" II e"ll!ns broke out tietwten
JuKo-SI.-icl.i anil Ml... nl I
Sept. 21-l.ltli'i.inlii Csttionla nnd lilvU
ailnnllid tn I,, a,..- ., .Nations
Sept 24 Allies ordered HutiKury to
ecueuate lliiree nliind
Sept 30-German relt hstag ralltlid peace
treaty with United Slates
Oct S League of Nations assembly ad
journed after re-el, . Ilntc llraxll. China,
RelKlum and Spain nonperiuaiient mem
bers or e ount II
Oct 7 China rejetted Japan's proposals
for settlement of Shantung controversy.
Oct. 10- Incision or Silesia decided by
league of Nations count II
Oct 1 United Slates senate ratified
treaties of peine with Germany, Austria
and Hungary by vole or Oft to 20.
Nov J Treaty between France and
Turkish Nationalists announced.
Nov. 7 Great Ilrltaln entered strong
protest against Tranco-Turklsh aceord
Nov 8 Council uf ambassadors ap
proved boundaries of Albania
Nov. Allied ambassadors ordered
Jugo-filavs tn get out of Albania, but
latter continued their Invasion.
Nov II -Conference on limitation of ar
maments and Far Bast questions opened
In Washington Secretary of State Hughes
announced the American plan a naval
holiday for ten years by Great Ilrltaln,
Japan and the United States, and the
scrapping of all building programs.
Nov 14 President Harding formally
proclaimed peace between United States
Not. loaroat Britain, Japan, Franca
and Italy accepted American naval limita
tion plan In principle.
Nov. lt-Oilna, In the Washington con
ference, asked recognition as an Inde
pendent nation, respect for territorial
rights, restitution of seized provinces and
regions, abandonment of .special foreign
privileges, withdrawal of foreign troops,
permission to govern her own Internal af
fairs, and the open door.
League of Nations council met In Parle.
Bourgeois of Frsnce elected president,
Nov. It Jugo-Slavla accepted the Al
Nov, n Premier Brtand presented to
armament conference France's reasons
for maintaining large army, setting forth
her fears of aggression by Germany, and
delegates of other powers pledged Franco
their continued support.
Conference committee on Far Bast
adopted "bill of rights" for China.
Not. 35 Powers In Washington confer
ence agreed In pilmlple to abolition of
extraterritorial rights In China
Dee. 10-Unlted States. Great Britain,
Japan and France. In Washington con
ference, agreed nn treaty to stabilise
peace tn the pacific, to last ten ears;
Anglo-Japanese alliance to be abrogated.
Dee H Four-power Pacific peace treaty
Dec. ItV-Uiilted States, Great Britain
and Japan agreed nn "6-f-S" naval ratio,
with modlfltatlons, and on plan to main
tain status quo In Pacific fortification
nnd naval bases with exceptions.
Dec. 14 Germany told allies she could
not pay January Installments of repara
tions Dec 16 France made unexpected de
mands for naval strength.
Jan. Rrltlsh unearthed Irish plot to
blow up the houses nf parliament.
Jan. 12 Leygues ministry overthrown by
I'rench chamber of deputies.
Jan. IE-Urland made piemler of France.
Jan 22 Irish leaders opened "major of
fensive" against Biltlsh forces.
Feb. 4 Greek cabinet headed by Rhal
Feb. 4. Sultan of Turkey deposed as
bead of Mohammedan religion by Islam
Itlc congreaa at Slvaa and Emir Fetsal
Feb 27 Wldesptead revolt against sovi
et rule In parts of Russia
March 8 During bombardment of work
Ingmeii's quarters In Moscow by Bolshev
ist urilller) aeveial hundred persons were
killed or wounded
Kduaido Halo, piemler and minister of
marine, assaasluuted at Madrid, Spain.
March 14 Six Sinn Fein prisoners con
victed uf complicity In killing of llrltluli
eoluieis in lieland hanged in Mount Joy
March 1&- Tulicat Pasha, former grand
vizier and Turkish minister of finance,
a?atsiintid bv Armenian In Berlin
Maith J4 l'irt tomuiunlats and pollco
nun killed in Red icvnlt In Industrial re
Klous uf eeutial Germany
March 17 runner Kmpcror Charles
in. Lie attempt to ici.im limine of llun
ui. but Itti-t'Ut lloith) refused to leld
.Match .Vi CzecnuHlnvakU, JuKu-Siuvla
and Rumania nioliluetl to provent res
toration of Chitrlcie
April I Allien' council of ambassadors
warned lliiiiKtitv tbd lestot.itluii of the
llnpehur.H wutiltl not he tolt tared, and
Hungarian national assembly condemned
attciuptid coup of Ch cilea
Lord Talbot, leailliu; British Roman
Catliollc, appointed lord lieutenant of
Coal miners of Great Britain sliuck.
April 6 Former Kmpi'ror Charles left
IIuiiK.il' fur Switzerland
Apill t-Ir Sun at Sen elected Presi
dent of Republic of South China.
April - National Rank of Cuba sus
pended April 14 Hiltlsh transport wutkers and
railway men declled not to Join In
Annl 17 U. a gut eminent decided Dr
Alliedo Zayas was elected president of
Cuba in November '
April IS Province, of Ontario, Canada,
voted "bone dry '
April 2H- AUredo Zayas proclaimed '
President-elect of Cuba
Rrltlsh coal strike negotiations aban
doned May 10 Dr Wlrth became German
May 22 Serious nntl-Brltlsli outbrsak '
In Alexandria. Uopt.
May JIV Dublin custom house burned by
Vladivostok seised by antl-Bolshevlsts
June 7-New paillnmcnt of Northern
Ireland organlied In Belfast.
June 22-King George formally opened
the Ulster parliament
June 2S- l.lnyd George Invited De Val
era to a conference on Ireland
Jul) 1 Valera agreed to conference
In London and cessation of all hostilities
In Ireland was announced
July 21-De Valera received British of
fer for settlement of Irish troubles and
took It to Dublin
Aug aSoviet Russian government
abandoned state ownership of all bu a
few of the largest dustrlea
Aug 11-Baron Ren of Vlmy Rtdgs In
augurated governor general of Canada.
Aug XI- Alexander proclaimed king tit
the Serbians Croats and Slovenes
Aug JS Kmlr I tieal became king if to
Irak region, the new Aub state evf Vteso
potsmla Aug 2 The Irish refusd Britain's of
fer and Lloyd 'eeor; rn1 them
against delaying settlement
Mathla Erxbergtr 'lrrr.an statesman,
Aug 27-Malata- d strict of British In
dia put under mib' " rile because of se
rious rioting by M"i hs
Sept. T nr'tlol tret. In answer to
Blnn Fein note, ii'lDe Valsra to send
delegates to anntb conference on Sept
M, imposing condi' on that Ireland must
remain within tne empire
Sept, 14 Nora prohib:teu Importation
of liquors and wlno containing more than
II per cant alcni.nl
Lloyd Oeorge received reply from De
Valera Insisting on Ireland's right to se
cede, and thereupon canceled the proposed
Rpt 2)- Uoitl Ciorge agalt Invited
Sinn Fein tn conftience In lyondon on
Ott. 2-Sinnisn Hoops killed a thousand
rebrtl'ous Moors In battle
Oct. lo-teiittul Ameil.an Union, com
prising Salvador. Iloialuiaa and Nlia
lit 11 British-IiiMi conft rente opened
Oct !! Portugues, ministry overthrown
by military eoup ami sevctal cabinet
members killed New minlslr) formed
by Manuel Coelbn
4t t, 21 Pn tuier l.e-uln nf Russia ad
mitted etnnomtt tit feat of communism
Kx-Umperor e'hinles and his wife went
to llutiearv b) airplane ami Claries wits
proililmtil king l.lllle entente beuau
pu .lll Itlol.s to 111t.ee k
'Jet .'I Itiaent llotl. v's army defeated
tie c.irllsi 1,,-ar M ulnpt-st Charles,
Zll.t. Count Andiassv utnl other lradeiH
t.il.eii pitMii er
it J' lir Wlrth farmed new minis
tr f.it Geitnanv
o. t ."i. Count it .f ambiis.itlors ordered
llt'le rntt-it m- war Ibteats analuM
M .iik.it . ,1,1 dt niauiled ii.it 1 1 iniit.tr '
furieiider e liarb s
Oil 3nptsldent t'nnelra of Paraguay
resigned owiiik tu revolutionary move
Nov 1-Former Umperot Charles tak
en tn exile at I'unibal Mad-tin
Petlurlst Insurgents. Invadlui. Ukraine
front Rumania laWured Kauiinetz-Po-dolsk
and nil nf Podolla
Nov, 3 Premier Kara of Japan assas
sinated Nov. Hungarian national assembly
passed law dethroning Charles and oust
ing the llapsburg dnast
Alexander sworn in as king of Jugo
slavia Nov 12 Viscount Takahashl made pre
mier of Japan.
Nov 1! Seven hundred Mopish rebels
killed bv Gurkha garrison In India
Nov 17 Serious riots marked arrival of
prince of Wales In Hcnulso
Nov 22-Engagemenl of Pilurese Mary
of Kngland and Vis, ount lsielles an
nounced Nov 25 frown Prince Itlroblto made
regent nf Japan
Nov. IV I.ord Chain ellor Birkenhead re
vealed Britain's offer to Ireland of full
dominion status with reservations con
cerning tariff and naval facilities
Nov. 29-Ulster rejected British plan for
Dec, British and Sinn Fein signed
trsaty Treating the Irish Free Htate. with
in the empire.
Canada Liberals won parliamentary
elections, overthrowing Melghen govern
ment. President Herrsra of Guatemala ousted
Dec. 7 Ring George freed all Interned
Dec. s De Valera denounced the Irish
Dec. 14 Ulster cabinet refused to enter
Irish Free State
Dec. 16-ltrltlili parliament ratified the
Jan. 1-Presldent Wilson sent Gen.
Crowder to confer with President of Cuba
on conditions In the Island
Jan. 3 President Wilson vetoed bill to
revive War Finance corporation and sen
ate repassed lt
Capitol building of West Virginia de
stroyed by fire.
Jan 4 House passed bill to revive War
Finance corporation, ever President's
Jan. 9 President-elect Harding re
signed as U. 8. senator from Ohio.
Jan. 17 Congress set limit of regular
army at 170,000 men.
Jan. 1 House derided Its membership
should not be liu teased. 11 states lose
and eight gain representatives.
Jan. 22 Soviet Russian "Ambassador"
Martens and his Stan deported
Jan. 24-Senate passed tae packers' reg
Jan. 11 Supreme court held Judge Land
Is had no lawful right or power to pre
side ovei trial of Victor Berger and oth
Feb. u President vetoed army reduction
resolution and house repaised It
cell, 7 Senate lepicsseu ailny reduction
Feb tti Senate passed inieigency tar
Fob, 19 Harding announced appoint
ment of Cb.erlt s . Hughes as aicletury
Feb. .'I-II M. li.umlit-it) appointed at
torns) nt heral b Hauling, and Henry
P Klett her nana tl iiuder-fcecTetary of
Feb 2 llanllni; ouipleted his uiblnet
by sclet tun; l.tlvvlii iitul,) fui eecielaiy
or the tiav). lit'ibtit Hoover, secular)
of commerce, and James J Davis, s,-ire-liitc
of l.il.oi Andrew Mellon, sttretiir)
or the tleasiil). John W Weeks, stere
tarv of wur. Will I lavs, iiostmaslei gen
eral. Henry C Wallace, secietuiv of air-
ricultuie, ami Albeit II lull, senetiti) uf
in- nut mo
I'd. Js S-rale a lopttd resolution re
leahug wartime laws
Miuch 3 Piesldcnt Wilson vetoed emtjr-Kent-)
March 4 -Warren G Harding Inaugu
rated Piesldent uf the United Slates
Manh 11 Ohio National Guardsmen
quell lace riot at SprlbKlIt Id. O
March :tf hlghteen men indicted In Chi
cagu In connection with bast ball scan
dal James C Davis of Iowa appointed di
rector general uf railways.
March 2iv-43upreme court held profits
from sale of corporute stink and londs
and capital assets are taxable as In. time
April 11-Congress met In extra session'
Tebp'ioiit' communication between Unit
ed States and Cuba opened by Presidents
Harding and Menuc.il
V 8 Supreme court refused to review
convictions of Haywood and 71) oilier I,
W. W. a
Apt II 12- Immediate declaration b con
gress of peace with Germany, complete
rejection of the League of Nations ove
nant, and ultimate ratification of such
parts of the Versailles treat) as Involve
Amerhan rights nnd Interests pn posed
by President Harding In his message to
April It George Harvey and Mimii D.
Derrick nominated ambassadors to Great
Britain and France, respectively
April l& House passed emergenc) tar
Frank White. North Dakota, appointee
treasurer of United States
April 22- House passed emergent) immi
April IM National budget bill pas-til b
April 2 -House t assed naval bill car.
April s-Senate adopted Knox rerolu. .
tlon declaring war with ejrniati) anc I
Austria at an end '
May 2 U S Suprenw court set cstde
conviction of Senator Tr-man S New-,
berry of Michigan and It others for ill I
legeJ violation of f-deral corrupt prac
tices ait. holding th- ai.t cold '
May J- Ktnute paired Immigration bill.
Ma) 6 House psss1 the bu Iget bill.
May '."- H .se posta-d army ippr prla
tlon bill r-d.'.rg army to iro.'eu
May 11 Set see pas'-d the emergenc)
My l' II ut passed Tlncher bill tc
rerulat -j tngs In grain futures
ln prs'lr.g made chief of staff ol
May . fieseral reduction of all rallwa)
'ItcMtd on by federal railway la
bor Vard '
Hi hard Washburn Child nominated am
bassador 'o Italy, and Dr Jacob clouK
rV-hurman minister to Chlnv
May -Senate adopted unanltsousl)
Borah disarmament amendment to nava
Censorship of press by Post Office de
May 31-Oreat race riots in Tulsa, Okla
W killed, many wounded, negro quarts!
of city burned
June 1 Senate passsd navy appropria
tion bill carrying J4M.OCO.000.
June 2-House passed meat packer con
Senate passed IM.OOO.COO farm loan bill.
June t A. D. Lasker of Chicago ap
pointed chairman of U. H shipping hourd
John T Adams of Imva electe-d chair
man Republican national committee
Senate passed army bill, providing foi
army of iKnc
June ll-Roy A, Haynes. Ohio, took of
floe as national prohibition commissioner
Juno It- House adopted Porter resolu.
tlon declaring war with Germ.ui ant
June 17-Benate passed meat packer con
June 72 Charles () Danes made direc
tor of federal buried
June 24 Secretary of the Navy Denby
publlcl) reprimand! d Admiral Sims for
Indiscreet iitteinnceH In lAitidon speech.
C 11 Warten of Detroll appointed am
bassador to Japan utnl W. M Collier of
Washington umlteissatlor to Chile
Jute -7 House passed supplementary
prohibition law barring medicinal beer
Juie.'vi William Howard Taft made
chief Justice of Suptenie court of U. S.
House mlt'i led imitllllrtl rt solution tic
ilarngwar with Ge rinaii) elided
Julv 1- Sni.ite ailuptiil nite usolutk.n
July 2-- Pits. dt lit Harding sinned the
Julv t Sttiator J li Muli till of In!,.-
ware resluiitd to le t,tnc ibancellor ed
t ill v 7-Gtn T i.i'.tn.it. I)u Pout ap
pointed eetiator frem. I'tiaWUe
Julv If. Semite s.t ml ller bonua
bill In.b lliilt.iv at l't,M.iti.,s iteiucst
Jul) .1. Set ate i.is d the Sweet bill
for Sold its it lief I i e.lll
Gov Muni! and l.u .1 Gov Mining of
Illinois in. In ted on I'.ill-'t-s nl Ha id and
ennebxleiu. i,t of stteti funds
J d) -'I- llinltf piissed the talirt lull
A..g 4 Senate passtil iigricultuiul crcd
A .s- S S-el.ale pals, d bill prot.ibltlnK
me it at beer Ht.d othc i wist amending the
t istead at t
MiK -Swett t-old.er relief bill Binned
b President and Col C R Forbes made
director of the veterans' buteau
BUI fur federal re giilatlon uf boards of
trade passed b) senate
Aug 20 Tax revision bill passed by
Aug 22 Senate parsed railroad adminis
Aug 4-Cnngress lecessed until Sept.
21 after passing Ji- iV',000 shipping board
deficiency bill and the billion-dollar farm
exports credit bill, and extending the
dye embargo to Jan 1. 19.2.
Aug 30 President Harding Issued proc
lamation ordering bauds of West Virginia
miners to ceitM- Insurrectionary move
ments und dlsiierse
Sept. 2 Regular army troops sent Into
the West Virginia mine region
Gen Leoti.-dd Wood incepted post of
governor general of Philippines
Sept. 3 West Virginia Insurgents sur
rendered to U 9 troops
Sept. - President Harding appointed
Charles I'. Hughes, Henry Cabot Lodge,
Ellhu Root and Oriar W Underwood to
represent U. S In t onference on limita
tion of armaments and Fur East ques
tions. Sept. 20-IIolm O Hursum elected U, B.
senator from New Mexico
Sept 21-Congress smonvened and Pres
ident Hardlnsi submitted treaties with
Germany. AtnT.rla and Hungary
J, C. Grew nominated minister to
Switzerland, and Dr J D Prince of New
Jersey minister to Denmark.
Sept 26 Conference on unemployment
opened In Washington.
Sept 27 Flft) -fifth annual encampment
G A R opened In Indianapolis.
8pt : l,ewli- 8. Pllcher of Brooklyn
sleeted coiniiiauiler-in-ihief of G. A. R.
Sept 30 Shipping hoard and Emergency
Fleet iiirporutlon separated.
Oct. 3 John narton Payne appointed
chairman or American Red Cross.
William II 'laR sworn In as chief Just
lee of Supreme court
Oct, 4 President llnrdlng appointed the
following nilnlsteis To Panama, Dr.
John Glover South of Kentucky; to Nic
aragua, John K. R'tuier of Colorado, to
MtiMii-i.1 Willie- ii Cook of South Da
kola to Guatemala ltu Davis of Mis
souri, to Cxe hcsloiiisl.i, Lewis Kinsteln
or New terk in Bulgaria. Charles B.
Wilson of Muli.e to Finland. Charles L.
Kagev of Kansas nnd to Slam. Kdward
K. iirouie or 'in mi.
Oct d Uiurltr s Swetirnn of .Minnesota
appointed minister to Iswedeti
Ott lP-Semitt iiim.h1 Pen ah bill ex
omptliig Atue-1 -i. eeaslwlsp sbiiiplng
from pax ii. tin of Pi-nama eicnal toils
Oct '.". laoniird Wood Inaugurated gov.
ernor ge -tei il of Phil iipMiee
Oct Ji Governor I ruzier are! other
Nonpartisan leasuc slate ott! lals of North
Dakuti t.lli led bv ic call i.iit'ili
Oil. 31 Anierltiiii legion convention
opeated pi Kansas Cltv
Not. 1 Cnrdelt Hull of Tennessee
elected chairman or Uentoiratlc national
Nov. t-l.leut Col lliinford MncNIder
o; uason c ny. la , eiei ten national com
bander of American Legion.
Nov &Soli11er bonus bill defeated In
Nov. 7 Tax Revision bill passed by
Nov John F Hylan re-elected may
or of New York E. Leo THnkle elected
governor of Virginia. Democrats won In
Senate extended emergency tariff act
Nov H America's unknown dead soldier
reached Washington and lay In state be
neath the dome of the capltol
J. W. Riddle of Connecticut appointed
ambassador to Argentina.
Nov 11 -America's Unknown Soldier
burled nt Arlington on Armistice day,
Nov Is Senate adopted conference re
port on ontl-beer bill
Nov lie-House passed the maternity
Nov, 21-House adopted conference re
port nf tax bill
Nov 22 Porto Rico asked the removal
of Governor E. Mont Relly as "Incom
petent and prejudiced "
Nov :3Tax and antl-bcer bills were
enaeted Into law nnd special session of
Nov Wood-Forbes commission re
ported nmiinst Immediate Independence
for the Philippines and retommendetl
strengthening hand of American govern
Dec Cnnarts met In regular session
President Hardlni; submitted to on
gress the first nntlonil budget, for gov
ernment cxpensis of ma, showing reduc
tlon of half a billion
Dec 0- President Harding In message
BiigKtsted labor court to end strikes, de
velopment of to-opetntlve marketlnc '
amotm- farmers, decentralization of Indus I
try, tnodlfliatton of the American valua-1
tlon si heme -n tariff bill, and other rem
Jan 3 Sum i me Court of United Btatci
held that labor unions or their member!
are .i.tountable to the anti-trust lawi
where Hie) depart from their "normal
and legitimate ubjetts and engage tn an
iietu.ti . omblnutlon or conspiracy in re
straint of trade " t
Jun 12 National conference of state
manufacturers' associations pledged sup
port fur open shop movement,
Jnn. 31 Railway executives asked that
"national working agreements" bo abro
gated, and railroad brotherhoods ap
pealed to President Wilson to prevent
wage redut tlons.
Fob President Wilson declined to In
terfere In railway wage controversy
March s-Wage decreases of 1st, to It
per tent, affecting over luv.COu employee!
of packing Industry In all parts of the
United States, announced,
March 33- Representatives of packing In
dustry and Its employees reached agree
ment at Washington and prevented
March Jl Coal miners of Great Britain
went on strike and state or emergency
was proclaimed by the king,
April It Railway labor board order
national working agreements terminated
on July 1
May 1 May day strikes and lockouts
Involved the building trades of Chicago,
Job prlntsrs of the country, marine work
Srs of Atlantic coast and livestock nan
lers of Chicago
May 3-Unlted Stales Steel corporation
announced wage cut of 20 per cent foi
day labor and reduction of other waget
May 5-Strlks of Chicago atock handleri
and Job printers ended,
May 50-Unlon bakers of Chicago struck
May 11 Railway labor board annnunie,'
wage reduction averaging 12 per cent
June 10 Lockout of Chicago building In.
dustrle ended Judge I-andls chosen ar
biter of wagii scale
June Jo-Hallway shopmen voted to re
ject wage reduction
2s British coal miners strike set
Rallwav labor board abolished time
and-a-half pay for overtime work, but
extended other national agreements In
July It-Rail labor board ordered waist
0 railway express employees rtducec
Is cents an hour so August L
Aug. 19 UtiltriJ Suites Steel corporation
announced further wage reductltn for un
Sept 7 Judge l.andis. as arbiter for
building trades of Chicago district, re.
tluced wans lit to l't pet ecnt ami estab
lished new wo'klhK rules and conditions
Sept. 1.' Hiu packing, companies In
stalled shop re t.ri st ntalion sxsieiu
Sept. 2i-iii mop for carpenters es
tablished In Chlcnito.
Oct. 11-tl. ncral railway strike called,
to start Oi lot. i r .n
Oct 22-Nliu ullle-il iiiilot s refused to
puppott sttlke- he rail brotlie iboods
Ort. 2ft Hnllna) I iboi Im ml announced
It ewuilil tint e ems iter nec cut le !
until all wotMiig rule ciucsllohs had itn-u
Hit. :" Radwav strike onl-t ci.m i .led
by l.l' Ibcri.i tt I 1 1 its
.Nov 1 Mill, 'Vit.i.u dllvers ' -New
Votk eliKttltt Mtt, i,
Nov U -(jiilm.nl wotkers of Nt w Yorn
Three- Ihoiiniii.l teamsters of Chlraito
.Nov It'. Chit iiL'u ttamsters' strike ended
Nov is pa. kins house employees, un
tie! shop repnie itiitlon plan, voluntarily
vrttd it lo ft-r tint cut In wages
Dei 1 -Open si op print Iple lor railroad
slicjp crafts tc - vi ,zeel In workini; rules
handed down bv Midway labor board
Pee 5-Paeklni; Industr) butt hers ttruck
In mine cities
Su,ttue Court of United States ruled
picketing Is Illegal, but organizing In non
union plants Is legal.
Dec 7-l'alnl strike riots nt Chicago
Dec '.i Eastern railroads perveel notice
of reduction of wage s for 7ScJ.t emplo)c-es.
Dim- 14 Kansas state troops called out
to cheek riots uf striking miners.
Jan 1 California university defeated
Ohio State at football. 28-0.
Davis cup won by Tildeil and Johnston,
American team, In New Zealand.
Jan. 12 Baseball magnates signed agree
ment giving Judge Lundls full powers as
head of the commission.
Jan. 14 Benny Leonard, lightweight
champion, defeated Richie Mitchell.
Feb. 7 Jack Brltton, welterweight cham
pion, defeated Ted Lewis of England.
April 13 Baseball season opened.
May So Tommy Milton In a Frontenac
won Indianapolis coo-mlla auto race.
June 4 University of Illinois nun West
ern conference field and track meet.
IV. T. Tllden of Philadelphia won Inter
national tennis championship at Parts.
June 6 Suzanne Lenglen beat Molla
Kallory for woman's tennis championship
June 6-UnIverslty of Illinois won West
ern conference baseball championship
June IK University of Illinois won Na
tional collegiate athletic meet.
American team defeated British In first
June 23 American team defeated British
In second and final game of polo.
June 24 Jock Hutchison, America, and
Roger Wethered. England, tied for British
open golf champlonanlp.
Tale defeated Harvard la annual boot
June 24 Hutchison won play-off for
British golf championship.
July 2 Jack Dempoey knocked ont
Ooorges Carpentlsr of France In fourth
round of world's championship battle at
July W. T Hayes of Chicago won clay
court singles tennis championship.
July IS Charles Evans. Jr., of Chicago
again won western amateur golf cham
pionship. July 22 James M. Barnes won national
open golf championship at Washington.
July 23 Tale-Harvard athletes defeated
July 25 Pete Herman won bantamweight
title from Joe Lynch.
July 17 Bryan Downey knocked out
Johnny Wilson In fight for Middleweight
Aug. 8 Former members of Chicago
White Sox and others acquitted of con
spiracy to "throw" the 1819 world aeries
Aug 2S Waller Hagen of New Tork
won western Open Golf championship, at
Ellis Hank of Canton, O , woes Grand
American Trapshootlng handicap.
Sept 3 American tennis team won
Davis cup. defeating Japanese.
Sept. a-MIss America II set world's rec
ord for water craft by making 80.067 miles
an hour at Detiolt.
Sept. 19 William Tllden II won national
Sept 24 Jesse Guilford of Boston won
national amateur golf championship
Sept. 29 New Tork Giants won National
Oct. 1 New Tork Tankees won Ameri
can league pennant,
Oct 6 Peter Manning trotted world's
record mile in 1 67.
Oct, 8-Miss Marlun Holllns of New Tork
won natlonnl women's golf championship.
Oct. ,13 New Tork Giants won worlds
Oct 24 Halifax schooner Bluenose won
International flshermem's race.
Nov 1! Unlvcrsltv of Iowa won West
ern conference football chnmplonshlp.
Harvard defeated Yale.
Nov. 23 Jake Sihnefer won world's
balk-line championship, defeating Hnppe.
Dec. 17-Jnhn Ltyton won three-cushion
championship from Angle Kleckhefer.
Jan lf Twelve navy siaplunes com
pleted flight from San Diego, Cat , to the
April 27 J. T Chrittemuen, president ol
Associated Air Mail Pilots, killed In crash
at Clove lund
Juno I- Air mall routes, except New
Tork-Snn Francisco, ordeted abandoned
June &- ljitirn llromvvell. famous avta
trlx, killed b) full of plane.
Sept. 2w Swiss balluun won Internatlcnal
race cup, traveling from Brussels to Dub
lin. Sept 2-Ueui. J. A. MacReady made
world's altitude record, 40,Ks) feet, at Day.
Nov 3 Albert Avcosta won Pulitzer
trophy at Omaha, flying IM miles at aver
age speed of 176 miles an hour, world rec
ord for t loFetl e nurse.
Jan. 1 John W Steele, "Coal Oil
Johnny." at Furt Crook, Neb.
Dr. Theobald von Bethmann-Hollwegg.
former Impel lal German chancellor.
Jan 7 James U Scrlpps, newspaper
publisher. In California.
Jan 13 Henry Reinhardt, American art
collector and denier.
Jan. 21-Congressman Charles Booher of ,
Mary W Whitney, astronomy professor
emeritus at Vasiar
Jan 28-Frank I King, grain man and'
philanthropist. In Toledo, O. i :
Rear Admiral E W Taussig, U, S. N
Jan 30 John Francis Murphy, Ameri
can landscape painter.
Jan 31- Frederick H. Parkhurst. gover
nor of Maine
Feb S- Prlnro Kropotkln. Russian Nihi
Feb. 8-Prof. Barrett Wendell of Har
Feb 9 James Gibbons Huncker, authsr
and music critic, In New York
Feb. IS Bishop J. P. Farroliy of Roman
Catholic diocese of Cleveland. O.
Feb 14-Dr A D. Hepburn, former
president of Miami university, at Oxford,
Feb 22 W F McComba, former Demo
cratic national chairman. In Greenwloti,
Feb. 24-Dr F J. V. Skiff, director of
Field museum, Chicago.
March d-Nlcholas I, king of MonU
negro Maroh 3 Rsnresantatlve fhamn (-UrW
of Missouri, former speaker.
March Thomas H. Pnynter, former
United 6tatee senator from Kentucky, at
March 11 8 W llurnhnm, retired pro
fiesoe of jitiiintmy at I'nlverslty of Chl-
- age 'it t icai.o
Vnr I. it Frank W Uunsuulua. edu-
rstor Intent, minister, at Chicago
Mnr. h li llert '..t-ston Taylor, Journal
ist, m t ' 1 ag
Mar. h ft James e nrdlnal Gibbons, arch.
1'Slot II. tin ii antl primate of the
Amii t.u aihulii hierarchy, at Balti
March a John Burroughs, American
Let! Ankeny, former United Elates sen
ator from Washington,
April l Annie Louise Cary, once faaoui
prima donna, In Norn tin Coan,
April it- M I) Berlin, founder of u.
giiat.it eilinoN. In Nea York.
Apnl t June tipii I.Mrs. William Favtr.
sl.uuii, atiici:. in New York,
Ain .'i I li.jti.i.L. Walsh of Dublin,
S.e-or v I'lslal. t iiii.iillan statesman
I Apni le !' cral Jut,i,e J. C. Prltchard. I
foi tut i I nt c I Suites tin.Uor, at AshevinJ I
A pi. I 11 XUK'iMi Victoria, former .
pn st of G ti.i.my.
' Aj-iil iv Anirshull M. Klrkman, rallnu
at horny ni'el-author. In Chicago.
April 27- Mrs Luc) Flower, pioneer eds I
tii'i ui is, UU9III nun vinisi.
'.pill 10 John Robinson, retired drcta
i a uer. at Miami. Fin.
''in' 3-tr V. It, Brooks, discoverer cl
t ,. coin, ts, at titiu'Vu. N. Y 1
i l.t I iirini r I'm ed States Senator
'I i e atron of New .Mexico.
.. .; - W Canada, for 1 yearrl
1 n -ii .states consul ai vera crui, Mex-
Mav IS Ftanhlln K line. former see.
re tat v nf the interim, at Rochester. Minn 1
May 13Ktlniiril 1) White, chief Justice-1
or milieu stains supieme court, in wash
Initton. May 21- Mrs. 1'llu I. Rood, foundsr ef I
Aiiiiuoou societ), in ciucago.
May 2& Emlle Combes, French states
man II B Ledyard, chairman Michigan Cen
May 2t Dr. M, R Vesnltch. Jugo-Slav
Very Rev. Dr. Andrew Morrlssey, oo
adjutot general of tbo Congregation of
the Holy Cross and former president of
Notre Dame university
May 29 Brig Gen. Horace Porter, Clvtl
war veteran ami uipiomat, in new iorx.
June C lit. Hon. William T. Crooks,
labor leader of England.
June 7-Alvln T. llcrt. Republican na
tional committeeman from Kentuckr.
Brig Gen. J. W. Ruckman at Brook-1
line. Mass. I
June -fol. F. W. Oalbralth. Jr., na-J
tional commander of American Legion.!
Kilted in automoDiie accident at Indian
apolis. June 9-Col. William Hestsr, president
Brooklyn Dally Eagle.
June 13 Gen. Joso Gomez, former presi
dent or cuDa, in new lora.
II. C Ide. former governor general et
June 16 Judge W. A. Blount of Florida,
"resident American Bar association.
June 18 William E. Mason, congress-
raan-at-iarge rrom Illinois.
June 22 Dr. Morris Jaxtrow, Jr., au-
tnonty on neroiuo uieraturo.
Gen. C. II. Taylor, editor of Soatoa
June 2S Prof. Ellaa Colbert, veteras
journalist ana sscronomor ox viucago.
Charlss J. Bonaparte of Baltimore, for
mer cabinet member,
June 2-Lady Randolph Churchill, la-
June 30 MaJ. Gen. Edward Fielding,
vice president Volunteers of America.
juty -jonn r. wauace, famous en
gineer. In Washington.
July 16 Dr. W. B. Stone, prssldsnt Pur-
aue university, xuiea in mountain climb- '
Ing accident. !
July 24 Judge Septimus Hanna, leader (,
in CTinstian science cnurcn. j
July 23Robert E, Burke, fomvsr nerSl.'
efltl lnf4r nf flilralrn
Charles B. Cory, ornithologist, at Aih-'l
July SI Edgar Baltua, author. In New
Aug. 1 Enrico Caruso, operatic Mnorv I
in ptspies. itaiy.
Aug. C-John O. Jenkins, Wisconsin Jur
ist, at Milwaukee. .
Congressman R. A, James of Virginia.
Aug. 3 Thomas S. Howland, vice presi
dent Chicago, uurnngton a wuincy rau
wav. tn Boston.
John D. Spreckles, Jr., In San Fran
cisco. Aug. 11 William C Hook of Kansas, I
Aug. 13 Samuel P. Colt, rubber manu
facturer, at Bristol. R. I.
Aug. 17 King Peter of Serbia, at Bel
Aug. IS MaJ. Gan. Harry A. Greene, U.
8. A,, retired, at Oakland. Cat.
Demetrius Rhallys, former premier et
Aug. 23 Sir Sam Hughes. Canadian
Aug. 2&-Peter Cooper Hewitt, American!
inventor, in laris.
Aug. 31 Field Marshal Count Ten Bue-1
tow, in uernn.
Sept. 2 Austin Dobson, English poet.
aepi. ii aiarquts or .tmrora Haven
It-nnce ixjuis or uattenoergi, in London.
Former United States Senator George
P. Wetmore of Rhode Island.
Sept. 15 Peer O. Stromme, Journalist
ana aucnor, at roauison, wis.
Sept. 18 Rt. Rev. Thomas O'Oorman,
catnoitc Dtsnop oi Hioux i-aits. a. d.
1 Sept. 21-bir Ernest Cassel, British
Sept. 2S Engelbert Humperdlnck, Ger
Oct. 1 Former Federal Judge P. S.
Grosscup of Chicago, at sea.
Oct. 2 David 8. Blspham, American
oaricone, in itew xorK.
Former King William II of Wurtem
berg. Oct. 12-Phtlander Case Knox, United
States senator from Pennsylvania.
Oct. 18 Ludwlg III, former king tt
Oct. 21 MaJ. Gen. W. W. Wotherspoot
U. 8. A., retired.
Oct. 23 Dr. W. M. King. presUMt
emeritus oi corneu college, jowa.
Nov. 3 Dan R. Hanna, capitalist lad
publisher of Cleveland, O.
Nov. 5 Rev. Antoinette L. B. Blackwell,
first woman ordained as minister In Uni
ted Suites, at Elizabeth, N. J.
Nov 13 C H. Prior, pioneer railway
builder, in Minneapolis.
. Mrs. George J Gould (Edith Klngdon),
at likewoud. N. J.
Nov. 20 Luwrencc C. Earl, American
Dalnter. at Grand Rarilds. Mich.
Nov. 23 Chtistine Nllsson, Countess d
Casa Miranda, operatic soprano. In Co
nenhagen. Henry M, Hymlmnn, British Socialist
Nov. 24 Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow,
artist and last surviving son of the poet
tongteiinw. in lioston.
Nov. 27-Lleut. Col. C. W. Whittlesey,
hero of "lost battalion." suicide at sea.
Not. 2S Abdul Raha Abbas, leader of
tne nanaists, at llaira. Syria.
Nov 29 Ivan Caryll, musical comedy
composer, in ,ew York.
Lord Mount Stephen, creator of Cana
dian Pacific rallwav svstem.
Dec. In-Plr Arthur Pearson, noted Eng-
Victor Jacobl, composer. In New York.
Dec 11 Earl or Halsbury, rormer Brit
ish lord hlch chancellor.
Dec, 12 H. Clay Evans of Tennessee,
former commissioner of tensions.
Dec ir Congressman J A. Elston of
can rorn la.
John W. Duntley, millionaire manufac
turer of pneumatic tools. In Chicago.
Dec 18-CamllIe ailnt-Saens, Frenea
comiioser ann musician
Jan. 18 Pachuca, Mexico, Inundated by
breaking of dam. many killed or Injured.
Jan. jo British submarine and crew ef
Jan 24 Four-mllllon-dollar fire la busi
ness section of Athens, Ga.
Feb 26- United .States destroyer Woolssy
sunk In collision off Panama: 18 lost.
Feb 27 Thirty-seven killed and many
Injured In railway collision at Porter, Inl
March 2tV-Thousand houses destroyed by
Are In Tokyo, Japan.
April 1-Flre In Manila rendered U.M
nomeiess; uamage H.vuu.oou.
April 14 Four thousand buildings de
strovtd by tire In Hakodate. Janan.
April li Hundred killed by tornado la
May 2 United States ambulance plane
wrecked In storm at Indian Head, near
Washington. Lieut. Col. Archie Miller,
formor Congressman Maurice Connolly, '
A. Batchelder and four army officers
June 3 Terrible floods In eastern Colo
redo killed hundreds of persons In Pueblo
and elsewhere and caused vast property
Aug 6 Steamer Alaska wrecked near
Eureka, Cal.; 41 lives lost.
Aug, 24-ZR-2. giant dirigible built la
UnrUnd for United States, broke In two
end exploded over Hull on trial trip:
hiueci, including is members of American
Sect 10 Disastrous flood In San Antonio.
Tex., and vicinity, several hundred live
Sept 71-About 1,6(0 killed, thousands In
ured und town of Oppau, Oermany, dr
strayed by explosion la nitrate plant
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