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Ardmore, Monday, January 1, 1306. BRIEF Tlio Chief Events of n Notable Year. SHORT DAILY RECORD Lost Ciiaptcrs of tho War In the Cast. THE YEAR'S OBITUARY ROLL l'olltlcnl Airulrs, Miscellaneous, Sporting mill IVikoiiuI Items Loss uf Life ami Properly by Accidents, Shipwrecks, Storm ami Conlln Krutlons A Chronological Kovlew. I .Ike ltn Imniedlnlo predecessor, tin) year 100."i Ih notable iih n period to ditto from In tin- history of tlio war between Ituss'ti niul .liipnn. Tlio yenr opened with tlio fall of Tort Arthur after a proloiiKcil and Httililiorn content In Yiliklt 150,000 men took part and tlio casualties totaled 70,(X)0 (estimated). The UusNlau laml force were Hlnnnlly defeated at Mukden In Mareh, and In May the Russian llnltlc lleet wits prne tlcally annihilated In theHtraltof Korea liy tho Jnpaneso lleet under Admiral Toko. On tho Initiative of President ltooscvell ucKotlatloiiM for a pence con ference were Ihkuii In June, nnd nos bIouh were opened In Porlnmnuth, N. II,, In AukuhI which ended In the eon elusion of a treaty of peace HlRiied by the emperor of Russia mid tho emperor of Japan Oct. II. HoaIIIUIm In tills war continued approximately one year and four inontliH, and tlio oHlluuitcd cost of tho conflict in over $!l,0OO,(J00, 000. The total linttlo cnmmltloH aru placed nt over 100,000. During tho year the Internal troubles of Russia reached tin acute Hinge and resulted In tho Rrantlng of clvle privi leges which In their entirety amount to it Hoclnl and political revolution nnd the effaccment of the autorrney. Among the political events of tho year wero the dissolution of tho union tinder ono crown of Sweden and Nor way and tlio establishment of the Inde pendent kingdom of Norway vitli l'rlnco Chnrleu of Denmark on the throne. Venezuela became Involved in dispute.') with tho United Stntes nnd Franco, over concessions to tho subjects ot thoso two countries, nud tho Kuro penu powers, Willi the exception of Germany, united In a demonstration to bring Turkey to terms In tlio matter of Macedonia. The obituary list of the year Includes Joseph Jefferson, ntx-Hugh I.ee, Mnry Mil pes Dodge, Mary A. I.lvernioro and John liny. In America, and Oeorgo Mncdouald and Kir Henry Irving, In Kiiglaiid, Pour crops innde new hitch records for tho year In this country as to value com, liny, wheat and rice although In amount of production the corn crop Is the only one of the four thut exeeods jirevbus yields. In every crop the gen eral level of production was high and that of prices still higher. J .VMM It V. I. Ituo-Japnncso War: Gen. Stoeuel offi red to surrender Tort Arthur to (Ua. Nogl. 2 Itnn Japanese War: Capitulation of Port Arthur. 3. ltuv 'i-Jaimifse War:' Japanese ofTl cl.iN tok possession of Port Arthur. 4. OL1t11.1t: Thoodoro Tlininiia, noted or c li tri h-mler. In Chicago; ojretl 70. C. It' ' o-Jnpnnese War: Fraternisation of f " 1 nt l'ort Arthur. Ituaatan ottl cc rt .111 1 olllii.ils allowed to return to Hi:-"!.! on nrult niul tho men held as pri-murs of wnr. 7, Tiro In Kansas City, Mo.; loaa of fc'OOOO by the burning. of u wheat cle- alor. 8. Ru o-Jnpnnese War: Tranafer of IVrt Arthur prisoners completed; 873 ollW-rs ami a. Ml mmi surrendered. 11 1 ih, r Tr.'ubles: 70,000 coal miners on a Ftrikc in Germany. IS I bir Troubles: Strike of tho cotton mi I operatives nt Kail ltlver, Mass., wh,. li began July X. 1KM. acttleil tli'i'iigli tlip mediation of Governor Douuias 1!. OMn ir : George II. Houghton, noted Am ib. 111 urtlat In England, la l.on d n ng'd Cll 20. I ,Mr Troubles: Strikers In St. Peters ! rf r pulsed In ail attempt to present .1 1 ' uiion to the caar. II, Bouh American Affairs: The United Bt t, 1 amimed temporary protectorate of tho rupphile of Santo Domingo. U. Iabor Troubles: Striking Uuaalan workmen, led by Father (iopon, fired upon while attempting to reach the czar v present their grievances; heavy lo a of life reported. 21. Sporting- Arthur II. UacDonald of England lowered the worlil'e automo bllo record for live inllea held by V. K. Van Vrbtlt from 3:l 1-S to 3:17 At Or i 1 Kla. 1, 1 s Teteraburif declared In n state t c on account of revolution ary demon.-11. ittoim. Gen. Trrpcfr, chief of pollca of Moscow, appointed uov ernor of the troubled capital. 2S. Ilussln; Maxim Oorky, tho llueslan author, nrreatnl aa one of tho leaders In tlio revolutionary movements. Iluuso-Japanese War: FlKlitlni; liecnn on tho Bha, Kuropatkln'a nrmy tuklmr tho offensive. SI ILusso-Japaneea War: HuMtan attnelt , on the JapaiKso lino on th; Sha ro pulsed by Oyam.i'H army, With heavy loss to tho assailants, 71 Iibor Troubles: Collisions between strikers and troops In varloc? clllos of Itusslx A general strike beeun In Wursaw, Voland. llusso-Japaiiesu War: i:nd of tho fight lng on tho Bha; tosses reported for tho three days' battles, 30,XO Ilusslans mid 10,000 Japanese. I'KIJHU.VUV. L AcrlJent: 9 women killed and C Injur ed by tho collision of n slelKh with u train nt Hornellsvlllo, N. Y. Ilussln; I'r'nre Hvlatopolk-Mlrsky, tlio HUnl mlrlstur of tho Interior of II 0 t sla, resigned Obituary! Oswald Achcnbach, vvu'l known painter of tho Duc3eldurf X school, at Dussoldorf , aged li. 4. Obltuan't louls Krnit Ilnrrlan, noted Freticli Mlilptor, In I'nrls, med W. 8. Santo IiomliiKo. A pint ri'vlslnfc' amcudtns; tin' convenllon of Jan. HI bolwien tho t'nltetl Hditrs and 8nnto IotnliiKO kIkuimI at Hnnto DomlngQ. l'olltlcnl: Kln Oscnr of Hwcdeu nnd Norvny hnndad over tho rclifns of Rovcmmelit lo his son, Criiwn l'rlnco Qustnv. 10. Ilussln: Conflict brlwcrn troops and tho lieoplu nt IhIe, Itusrlnn Poland. 13. l'lre: The hlstorlo "Ilattlo House" ho- ' tel and other properties burned nt Mo bile, Aln.; loss, tlOU.OW. Ullzznrd: Cold wavo In thn northwest; many persons friracn to death. Obituary: l'anny Mornn-Olden, former ly well known opera shiMer, In ller lln. W. C. l'rlnio, noted author anil editor, In New York city. Kylvestcr Pcovel, noted war correspondent, In Havana. 13. Obituary: William Cullen llrynnt, well known iiowspowr man, founder of the Amerlcnn Newspaiior 1'iibllsliers' as sociation, at I'lulnneld, N. J.; aired K. 14. Jay Cooke, noted nminclor, at Ogonlz, I'M.; tined W. Uen. Iasw Wallace, aul dler, diplomat nnd Mithor, at Craw fordavllle, I ml. ; ncd "I. Daniel llc Caithy, woll known caricaturist, In Now Y'ork city. 17. Ilussln; Urnud Dulie tierglus, uncle of the czar of Hussla, slain by an aaaoa fin's iMiinl) In Moscow. 3). Accident: 116 miners entombed by nn explosion In the Virginia mines nt Illi'inliiKhntii, Ala. Fire: At Indianapolis; loan or 11,110,000 by flames In the wholesale district. 21. Ilussln: Tho students of tho Univer sity ot Ht. Petersburg susiiended studies for the remainder ot the uni versity year In sympathy with thu strike of tho worklimmcn. 1'lro; At the 1 Iconic tunnel piers, Clmilestown. Mass.; loss, tl.WO.UW. Obituary: Mrs. Isabella Hogs; Parker, niece of Jainos IIukk, poet, and child friend of Sir Walter Hcott, nt lllnn hamton, N. Y. ; lujed M. 24. Hlmplou Tunnel: Meeting of the Swlsa nnd Itatlati borlntr parties worklm; from opposlto sides of tho Alps. 2. llueso-Jnpanose War: Gen, Kurokl's Jnpaueso nhny attacked the llusslan left southeast of Mukden. North Sea Court: Tho International commission of Itujulry Into tho North sea Incident rendered 11 decision which was 11 practical compromise fuvorlng Great Ilrllnln. X. ltusso-Jnpunesc War: Dofpernte rlelit Inc at Clio nnd To. passes between tho Ilusslans nnd Japanese, the llusslana holding their crounil. Sir Womyss Hold, noted llnRltsh au thor nnd Journalist, In Iindon; aged C3. lMros: In New Orleans; loss of $5,000,000 by llames hIoiik the river front. Hot Springs, Ark., suffered u loss of J2.UOJ,- 000. 27. Obituary: Kx-Oovernor George 8. Iloutwell of Massachusetts, former United Htatea senator from that state nnd former fcecrotary of the United Stntes treasury, ut Groton, Mass.; nRwl SI. Ilussln: Peasant riots In various cities of Itusslnn Poland. Maxim Gorky, au thor nnd revolutionary iiRltutor, re- , leased from prison nnd Immediately renrrested. Accident: 13 dentin In n initio explosion ut Wilcox, Va. MAIIC1I. t. Obituary: Mrs. Jane I.ntlirop Stan ford, widow of United States senator 1-oUnd Slunford ot California, In Hon olulu, Ilusso-Jnp.inese War: Despcrato coun ter attacks by the Ilusslans at Muk den temporarily buccessful. 1 llusso-Jiip&nsia Wnr: Gon. Kurokl pushed his attack upon the llusslan left Hank held by Gen. I.Inevltcli. Jap anese cavalry suddenly nppenred nt tho noutrul city ut Slmlntln, 30 miles northwest of Mukdon, on tho right Hank ot Kuropntkln's nrmy. 1 Ilussln: The caar issued a liberal re script promising to convene 11 national assembly of elected representatives. Ilusso-Japaneso War: Oen. Oku's force turned tho llusslan rlslit Hank nt M lin den. 4. Ilusso-Japaneso War: Gen. Noul, with the Port Arthur soldiers, swept down from tho northwest upon the right Hani; of the Iluaslnns at Mukdon, forcing Kuiupatkln to retreat. Political: CIoso of the Plfty-elshth uon Kress. Theodore Itoosevelt lunugurat ml president. Accident: 15 killed and SO Injured In a wreck on the Fort Wayne nt 13ms worth. Pa. C. Itusso-Jiipanese War: Pierce conlllct northwes. of Mukden between tho Jups under Gen. Noul and the Ilus slans under Gen. Kaulbara. Obituary: Judge John II. ltonirtan, solo survivor ot tho Confederate cabinet, at 1'iilostlno, Tex,; ngeil S7. 7. ltusso-Japanese V'nr: Kuropatkln's forces repulsed In 11 desperato attempt to retake their positions north of tho river Hun. Plro: At CVdar llaplds, In., the Amer ican Cereal company's plant destroy cd; loss, fl.BOO.OU). Strike: Train and station mon of tho elevated and subway transit lines In New York city struck for s'.ioiter lioura and Inareneed lmy. 8. Obituary: A. M. Palmer, v 1 nuwn theauiCRl niannKer, In New Y..1.,. city nged J7. Gabriel Jules Thon u , noted sculptor. In I'nrls; aged SI. Ilusso-Japaneso Wi.r: Kuropatkln's ar my abandoned Its positions south of Mukden. 9. Strike: Grand Chief Warren 8. Stone of the nrotherhood of Iocomotlve En gineers ordered the striking members 011 tho New York transit linen to re sume duty. Ilusso-Japaneso Wnr: The Ilusslans continued to dispute with the Jap anese the roads lendln from Mukden northward. 10. Convention: Ninth national Congress of Mothers opened In Washington. ltusso-Japanese Wnr: Mukden occupied by the Japanese army, the Ilusslans being In lull retreat. 11. Strike: Striking railway men In Nen York abandoned the struggle by tho advice of their lender. IS. Shlp.vreck: llrltesh ship IChyber wrecked on the Cornish const during a hurricane: 23 of the crew drowned. Itusso-JapnucFo Wnr: 'He pass, tho key to the region nround Mukden, captured by the JapaneM. 17. llusso-Jnpnticte War: Gen. I.Inevltcli appointed to succeed Kuropatkhi In command of the nrmy In Manchuria. pallure of the new llusslan loan In Paris, ltussla's war council deckled to send 460.000 more men to Manchuria, Tho D.iltlo licet sailed from Mad amis, car. Obituary: Gen. Joseph It. fowler, ex- United States senntor from Connecti cut, formr governor of thut state nnd n veteran of the civil wnr, In Well ington: aged 7). 20. Accident: 75 workmen killed nnd many Injured by the explosion of a boiler Jn tlie it. J. urover company's shoo fac torv at Ilrockton. Mass. ttauth America: Ultimatum by Prnnco to VenozueJa stopping the seizure of Prenoli property; French warships or nerea to i.a uunyra. 31. South America: Tho United States proposed arbitration In the Venezuelan dispute. 24. Obituary: Jutee Verne. French nu thor, nt Amiens; ngod 77. South America President Castro of Ycncziiid; rffc-fd to nrbltrato wit'i the Unit -d Slate 25. Obltjary Mu ,rn 0 U.irryinr ro, iv' I Am'TKan actor, nt Amlt) vlile, N, V , used a. IL. Political: In n sperti to f;erm.in sub jects nt Tangier the killer declared that tlio Intigrlty of Moroiio would lie inalnlaliiwl. Al'IIII.. 2. Hlmplon Tunnel: Tunnel at the Bun plon pasu In the Alp, the longest In the world', Imugnruu d by the passing of trains from tho Swiss nnd Italian sides. 1. Earthquake: 15.000 denths reported by an earthquuke In India which atTtoted nn area of 700 square miles, rendering every building uninhabitable. C. Ialior Troubles: Teamsters' strike be liun at Chicago. 7. Personal: King lblward VII. of ling land arrived In Paris and held it con ference with President Iouliet of Prance. 9. Obituary: Harsh Chnunroy Woolsey (Susan Coolldge), writer of children's stories, nt Newport. It. I.: ngl 70. II. Convention: Klfth triennial meeting of tlte National Council of Women open ed In Washington. II, Fire: Iluslness taction of Sprlngvale, Me., burned; loss, Mio.ooo. Paul Joneit: The remains of Paul Jones, naval hero of th,' American Itevolu tlon, discovered in Paris after a flvo years' search under direction of United States Ambassador Horace Porter. IG. I-nbor Troubles; Strike of rallroml op eratives in Italy. Ittisso-Japanese War: Tho llusslan Hal- tic fleet reached Kamranh bay. Cochin China. Convention: Fourteenth annual congress of tho National Society of Daughters of the American Itevolutlou met In Washington. 20. Fire: Vanderbllt university burned at Nashville; loss, tJOO.OuO. Fatal Fire: II dentin In the burning of n convont nt Ste. Gonevlevo, queliec. 2. Obituary: M. Paul Lessar, llusslan minuter to China, nt Peking; nged 61. Financial: C'nilupso of tho Gates May wheat deal In Chicago, Kiirtlmunke: Severe shocks In Virginia. 3. Obituary: Joseph Jefferson, veteran Amerlcnn nctor, at Palm Iioncli, 11a.; nged 70. 2S. Shooting Affrny: 4 men of prominence. Including n congressman, killed In a political shooting affray at Hemp stead, Tex. 27. Fire nt Milwaukee; loss, $300,000. Iibor Troubles: Over 3,000 Chicago toumsterH out on a strlko. Convention: Meeting of tho Y. W. C. A. In Detroit. 38. Accident: 12 miners killed by explo sion In tho Klnnoru sliaft at Dig Ilun, Pa. Obltunry: General Fltz-IIugh I.ee, noted Confederate veteran, former United Slates consul general nt Havana, In Washington: aged 70. 29. Accident: Special train bearing dele gates of the educational conference at Columbia, fl. C:, wrecked at Green ville, 8. C. ; 4 trainmen killed nnd sev eral prominent persons, Including St. Clalr McKclwny, editor of the llrook lyn Eagle, Injured. I.nlwr Troubles: Serious strlko riots In Chicago. Tornado: Nearly 100 people killed, sev eral hundred Injured nnd 150 houses destroyed by a windstorm nt Laredo, Tex. Political: W. W. Uussell nppolnted minister to Venezuela to succeed II, XV. Howcn. who wns recalled to meet chnrges mnilo by former Minister Francis H. Loomls. 30. Itussla: Itellglous liberty granteit to certain denominations by Czar Nich olas II. Accident: 13 miners killed In nn ex plosion at Wllburton, Okla. MAY. 1. Ilussln: Workmen's riots suppressed by troopi In Warsaw. 2. Convention: Sixteenth nnnunl con gress ot tho Sons of tho American Revolution opened In Philadelphia. 3. Strlko Troubles: P. lot .nnd bloodshed by strikers In Chicago. 4. Sporting: George Hackenschmldt de feated Tom Jenkins for tho world's championship nt cntch-os-cntch-can wrestling In New York. 5. Fire: St. Joseph. Mo.; loss ot 3&00.000 by the burning of lloberts-Parkor wholesale grocery. 9. Storm: ti6 deaths In Tornado nt Mar quette, Kan. Schiller Centenary: One hundredth an niversary of tho death of the poet Schiller celebrated in Germany nnd the United States. 10. Convention: Thirty-seventh unnunl re union of the Society of the Army of the Potomac nt Mannssns, Vn. Fire: L'tlca. N. Y.; loaa of $450,000. Sporting: Agile won the Kentucky Derby. Storm: Over 100 deaths in n tornado at Snyder, Oklu., and vicinity. 11. Convention: Amerlcnn lllble society held Its eighty-ninth annual mooting In New York. Accident: 22 klllid and 31 Injured In n wreck on the Pennsylvania railroad nt South Harrlshurg, Pa. 12. Obituary: Kmcrson Dennett, noted writer of fiction, in Philadelphia; nged &3. . 13. Obituary: Hiram Cronk, last surviving soldier of the war ot 1S12, nt Avn, N. Y.; aged 105. II. Obituary: Jessie Ilartlett Davis, tho light oera singer, In Chicago; nged 48. H. M. Tloknor. educator, lecturer and Journalist, In San Francisco; nged 00. 15. Convention: American Fodonitlon of Musicians met In Detroit. 10. Conventions: First Joint meeting slncu the civil war of the Baptists of thu north and south at St. Louis. Tenth annual meeting of tho National Manu facturers' association at Atlanta. As sociation ot American Physicians met hi Washington. 17. Yacht ltnce: Contest for the $,000 kaiser's cup began nt Sandy Hook. IS. Convention: General nssembly of the Presbyterian church opened at Wino na, Ind. 21, Obituary: Mrs. IL Ogden Do rem in, formerly prominent In New York so ciety. In that city; aged "5. Albion W. Tourgec, noted writer and lecturer and United States consul at Bor deaux, in that elly; aged 07. Fire: Wllkei-barre. ln.: loss. $300,000. 23. Obituary. Mary A. I.lvermore. writer and reformer, at Melrose, Musx ; nged 15. Financial: Merchants' Trust company closed Its doors In New York. 36. Financial: Hurnett, Cummlngs & Co., bankers, failed In lloston; liabilities. $1,714,000. Sporting: Delhi won the Brooklyn handicap. 17, SS, Ituno-Japnneso Wnr: Battle In the strait of Korea between the llusslan lleet under Admiral Kojestvcnsky and the Japanese under Admiral Togo; 22 llusslan fchlps captured or destroyed. Hussion loss estimated nt lO.OuO to 15,004 killed, wounded and captured. Togo reported a loss of 3 Japanese 'torpedo boats nnd 113 Japanese killed nnd 421 wounded. HoJostVe:.-..y wounded and enptured, Admiral Ne bognloft captured nnd Admiral Voel kersam killed. 8. Convention: Nntlonal conference on ngrIulturo opened at Home. Exposition: Tho -Lewis and Clark Ccn tennlnl exposition opened nt Portland, Ore. "3. Sporting: American schooner yacht Atlantic finished llrst In the Interna tional race for tno knl'Ser's cup; time, 12 day's and 2 hours, the fastest over mode by n sailing jucht for the dis tance. i.Xi miles T I'inon.il Kinir Alfonso of Sp-iln ar rb J 1 I'nrls Aco ' nt l1 workmen burled by n v 1 I . 0 irrigation tunnel at Ma!'troe, Cclo, 11. Sporting: Cicero won the Hnsltsh Derby. ji;m:. 1. Personal; Attempted asalnntlon of King Alfonso of Spain In Pifrls. 2. AccideiU: 18 deaths by the sinking of the Mississippi river stenmer 11. M. Curtcr at ho mouth of Hcd river. 3. Shipwreck: U lives lout by the sinking of the Rrltlsh bark Afghanistan in collision with tho battleship Caesar off Dungonesn. Ilusso-Japaneae War: Three llusslan crulsern under Admiral Unquiet which oacatietl in the battle In the strait of Korea reached Manila. Personal: Whltelaw Held, the new American ambassador - to England, arrived In London. Obituary: Gen. II. V. IJoynton. noted Journalist, Federal veteran ot the civil war and president of the Clilcka tnuuga Park association, In Atlantic City; aged 70. 4. Fire: In Milwaukee: loss of $100,000 by the burning of tho Milwaukee exhibi tion building. 6. Ponmnal: Crown Prince Frederick William of Prussia married to the Duchess Cecilia of Mecklenburg Schwerln at IJeiiln. 7. Convention: The national council of the General Federation of Women's CInba met nt Atlantic City. Obituary: llerlah Wtlklns, editor and proprietor uf the Washington Post, In Wnshlngton; nged 60. Shipwreck: British submarine boat' A -8 lost oft Plymouth with II ot her a, orew. Obituary: Prince I.eopoIil of llohcneol lern, whose nomination to the throno of Spain caused the Franco-Prussian war In 1870, in Berlin; aged 7a 9. Financial : Thomas F. Ityitn acquired a controlling Interest In the Kqtiltablo Life Assurance society; Paul Morton, former secretary ot nnv, chosen chairman of the board of directors. 19. Flood: Sudden rise ot the Mississippi river caused n loss of $3,000,000 in Iowa, Illinois and Missouri. Ilusso-Japanese War: President Roose velt's suggestion for 11 peace confer tenco accepted by Hussla and Japan. 12. Fire: At Fort Worth, Tex.; loss of $ CO, 000 by the burning of a packing plant. 14. Convention: Ileunlon of tho United Confederate Veterans nt Loulsvllh. 15. Sporting: ltcldamo won the Suburban handicap nt Sheepshcad Hay. 1C. Flro: At Fort Francis, Out.; tho busi ness section destroyed; loss, $300,000. 17. Accident: 23 killed nnd many Injured In n wreck on the Western Mnryland railroad at Patapsco, Md. Obituary: Gen. 'Maximo Gomez, tho Cuban leader, at Havana; nged 74. IS. Fire: At Pemnukee, Wis.; loss of $226, 000 by the burning of tho Armour Ice plant. Russo-Japanese War: Washington cho wn as tho meeting place of the Rus sian nnd Japanese plenipotentiaries. 19. Convention: The Interstate National Guard association met In St. Paul. 00. Political: H. XV. HowoifT former min ister to Venezuela, dismissed from tho diplomatic service. 21. Accident: The Twentieth Century Limited wrecked by nu open switch nt Mentor, O.; 0 deaths. 23. Russia: Ilattlo between troops nnd strikers nt Lodz, Poland; 60 'Citizens killed nnd 300 wounded. 2S. l'olltlcnl: The Chinese exclusion law defined by tho president. Flro: At Nashville; loss of JOOO.MO In tho shopping district. 27. Personal: John Findlay Wall ice, chief onglnoer of thu Panama canal, resign ed. Sporting: Yale defeated Harvard 7 to 2 nt baseball at New Haven. IS. Accident: 0 deaths In a dynamlto ex plosion nt Emporium, Pa. Sporting: Cornell won tho eight oared varsity racoa at Poughkee'psle; time, 4 miles, 20 minutes 29 2-C seconds; 2 mllos, 9 minutes 3 2-5 seconds. nussla: Strike disorders at Odessa; loss of $30,000,000 by Incendiary tires. Tho Russian battleship Knlaz Potcmklne, In the hands ot mutineers, appeared In the harbor nnd trained her guns on the city. 29. Convention: The National Equal Suf frnge association met at Portland, Ore. Sporting: Yulo defeated Harvard In the varsity boat race at New London; time, 4 miles, 22 minutes 32 2-S seconds. SO. Personal: John P. Stevens appointed chief engineer of tha Panama canal. Charles P. Uonaparte Installed as sec retary ot navy, vlco Paul Morton, re signed. Obituary: Gen. Hugh Uoylo Ewlng. boI dler, author nnd dlplomut, at Lancas ter, O. ; nged 7!. JULY. 1. Obituary: John Hay, United Suites secretary of state, at Newbury, N. II.; aged C7. 2. Obltuar : Rev. Ceorge Day. noted He brow scholar nnd one of the revisers of the Bible, In New Haven; nged SO. Storm: l.OuO persons drowned by a cloudburst at Guunajunto, Mexico. 3. Convention: National educational con vention met nt Anbury Park, N. J. 4. Obituary: Prof. Jacques Rectus, fa mous geographer. In Brussels; aged 75. Sporting: New world's record for nutos made nt Morris park. Now York, by Webb Jay. who drove l.U machlno n mile In -U 4-5 necouds. Convention: Twenty-second Internation al Christian Endeavor gathering, In Baltimore. - Russo-Japanese War: Baron Rosen, tho new Russian umbassador to tho Unit ed States and 0110 of the czar's peuco plenipotentiaries, arrived In Now York. 6. Sporting: M. Thlery won tho Inter national nuto race for James Gordon Bennett cup nt Laschamp, France. Btorm: 40 denths In a tornado which devastated Montague county, Tox. C. Sporting: Tho Lennder crew of Eng land defeated the Ghent crew of Bel gium for the Grand Chsllengo cup nt HenUy-on-tho-Thnmos. Paul Jones: Tho remains of Paul Jones formally delivered to the United States government by Franco. Convention: Seventh nnnunl gathering ot the rfpworth lenguo opened nt Den ver. Disaster nt Soa: French submarine boat Farfndet mnk in tho port of Sldl Ad iIhIIiUi, Tunis, earning down 12 men. 8. Obituary: Walter Klttredge. author of "Tsntlnr Tonight," at Manchester, N. H. Fire: At Meridian, Miss,; loss of $200,00(1 by the burning of the Gulf cotton com pros plfcnt. Russia: The battleship Knlaz Potcm klne delivered to the Roumanian nu thorltles by Its mutinous crew. Sporting: May Sutton of Pasadena, Col., won the woman's tennis cham pionship of the world In London. Art ful won the -Brighton handicap. 10. Ruo-Jnpanese War: Japan hoisted her flag over Rufrinn soil by seising the Island of Bskhnlln. Obituary: John Selby, famous scout, who was with Gen. Zachary Taylor In the Mexksn wnr, at Tocoma, Wash. 11. Accident: 128 miners killed by tho ex plosion of fire damp nt Wattstown, Wales. Russia: Count Shuvnloff, prefect of po lice nt Moscow, assassinated. 15. Flro; The hlstorlo Stokes mansion nt Lenox. Mass., destroyed', loss, $100,000. 19. Weather: Hottest July 19 on record In New York city; 03 doaths from heat Russia: 7.i-ji.ito uongros4 opened at Moscow. Personal: ri'hj Root qualified as secre tary cf ft.lt.:. 10. Uibor Troubles: Tho Chloaso team Btcrs' strike, which bcn-tii Apr'l 7. ended I'l t'"" nniordl lenal surre-Jcr tho strl'.cr tl. Paul Jones: The United States flct bearing the remains of Paul Jones nr rived In Vlir'nU waters. Naval DIsaMii. . '.'is of the United Suite Kim) 1011 1, 1.1 nr.ln'on, lying at Bnn Dir.'", Cnl., exploded, rai sing the death, nil told, of fi of her crew. S2. Fire: A tl0O.0u0 blase in Auburn. Z. T. Attempted Asxiiyitl.iutlon: A would lie asmissln t liomb nurrowly missed the sultan of Turkey and hilled 43 of his bodveuard. n. Fire: 12 deaths In an oil fire In tho Humble fields, Tex. Obituary: Daniel Scott Lamont. secre tary of war under Clevtland.nt Pough heensle: nged El. 31. Personal: Conference of Caar Nicholas and Emperor William near UJorko, In the liable ten. 36. Ruasu-Jniianese War: Ilnron Jutaro Komura. chirr Japanese piompoienii ary to the ieace conference, nrrlvedln New York. 2C Obituary: Gen. William Dlackmar, commander In chief of the O. A. It., in lioise, Idn. ; aged 61. AUGUST. 2. Personal: it. SergluS Witte, Russia's chief plenipotentiary, nrrlved In Now York. 6. Fire: Tho Delaware and Iwickawnnnn railway terminal destroyed In Hobo ken, N. J.; loss about $1,600,000. Peace Conference: Russian and Jap anese envoys met on board tho yacht Mayflower nt Oyster Hay. N. Y. 6. Sporting: W. W. Coe of Boston put a sixteen liound stone 49 fret C Inches at Portland, Ore., breaking the world's rocord of 48 feet 7 Inches. Obltunry: Gen. Roy Stone, noted civil war veteran nnd a distinguished en gineer 011 public works, ut Mcndham, N. J.; nged 09. 9. Penco Conference: First session hold nt tho United States navy yard, Ports mouth, N. H. Obituary: Archbishop Canpelle of the Roman Catholic diocese of New Or leans victim of yellow fever; aged CI. Convention: The Nntlonal Catholic To tal Abstinence association met nt Wllkesbnrre, Pa., and was addressed by President Roosevelt, 11. Obituary: Rear Admiral E. K. Uon linro, U. S. N retired, at Lako Ma hopac, N. Y.; nged 73. 12. Political: New treaty of nlltanco tin eluded between England nnd Japan. 13. Accident: 12 killed nnd many Injured In nn nccldcnt on tho Nickel Plato at Klshman, O. 17.' Accident: CO colored excursionists hill ed nnd ns mnny Injured in nn open drawbrldgo nccldcnt on tho Atlantic Coast line nt Bruce, Va. IS, Sporting: Fifth and concluding rnco for the Cauada cup won by tho Amer ican yacht Iroquois. 19. Russia: A national reprerentntlvo ns sembly summoned by tho cznr. 21. Htorm: 21 hilled nnd many missing In n storm which swept over southern Minnesota. Obituary: Mary Mapes Dodge, author, poet and editor of St. Nicholas, nt TnnnersVillc, N. Y.; nged C7. 23. Earthquake: Severe chock felt In southern Illinois, Tennesseo nnd Ken tucky. 23. Convention: Twcr.llcth annual meet ing of tho Amerlcnn Bar association at Nnrragnnsett Pier, It. I. 25. Personal: President Roosevelt went down In the submnrlne boat Plunger In Ing Island sound. 2C Pence Conference: Tho ultimatum of Czar Nicholas that Russia would not pay Indemnity received by tho pcaco envoys nt Portsmouth. Sporting: Ormondnlo won the $33,080 Fu turity nt Shcepshend Ray. 27. Pcaco Conference: Prsldent Roose velt made a final nppeal to tho mikado to modify Japan's peaco terms. IS. Shipwreck: 20 reamen drowned by the wrecking of tho steamer Peconlc off Florida. Convention: Interparllnmentnry con gress opened In Brussels. Penco Conference: The mikado ordered further concessions to Ilussln In order to lnsuro pence. 29. Peace Conference: Terms ngrecd upon by tho e-ivos nt Portsmouth, Russia retaining half of the Inland of Sak halin nnJ paying no Indemnity .to Jnpan for the cost of the wnr. Tire: At Johnstown, Pa.; loss of $1,250, 000 by the burning of the Pcnn Traffic stores. 20. Earthquake: Shocks felt along tho New Hampshire coast line. Financial: Ernest Cronlor, French sugar king, failed for $21,000,000. L Eclipse: Total eclipse of tho sun lasting Irom two nnd ono-half to thrco min utes obscrvnblo from northern Africa. 21. Obituary: Francesco Tamagno, noted tenor, nt Vnrose, Italy; aged 4S. Accident; John E. Baldwin nnd his nlr shlp blown to atoms by dynamlto while 1,500 feet In air at Greenville, O. . SEPTESinER. 1. Accident: 10 people killed and 20 hurt In a wreck on the Great Eastern rail way ut William, England. Flro: At Portland, Ore.; loss of over $300,000 by tho burning or docks nloug the Willumotto. 3. Fire: 7.0u0 houses huroed hi Adrian ople, tho second city of European Turkey; loss, $3,000,000. 4, Convention: Tho thirty-ninth encamp mont of tho Cl. A, R. opened at Den ver. C. Obltunry Gen. IJJomstJornn. distin guished Swedish soldier, diplomat and legislator, at Stockholm; aged SO, Ilezeklah Uuttcrworth, noted Amer ican author and editor, nt Warren, H. I.; nged CO. C Japan: Rioting In Tokyo becauso of uinsatisractloii with the peace treaty. 8. Earthquake; 18 villages destroyed In tho district of Calabria, Italy; 10,000 nouses ruino' and 2,W) pcoplo killed or injured. Personal: Corporal James Tanner elect ed commander In chief of tho a. A. R, Accident: 19 workmen killed by nn ox plosion In the Rand powder mills at Falrchance. Pa. 10. Fire: At Chattanooga; loss of $300,000 by llames In tho freight yards. tl. Accident: 17 people killed or fatally injured uy 1110 ran or a coach irom the elevated tracks in New York city, 12. Miscellaneous: Admiral Togo's flag ship Mlknsn destroyed by an explosion. following a fire, In Snscbo harbor; 000 officers and men lost. Tho Zambezi bridge, tho highest In tho world, cross Ing tho gorge at Victoria falls, on tho Cape to Culro line, formally opened. 15. Obituary: Comto do Dr.izza, noted French explorer, nt Dakar, Africa; ngou w. Accident: 11 deaths by flro and explo sion In the Climax fuse works at Avon, Conn. Tornado: A violent wind and rain storm swept over eastern Nebraska and western Iowa, causing many deaths nna neavy loss in property. IS. Miscellaneous: Rain-ln-the-Fncc, one ot the leading chiefs In the Custer massncro nnd who boasted that he killed Gen. Custer, died nt the Stand Ing Hock reservation. The annual en enmpment of tho National Sons of Veterans' association opened nt Get tysburg. Obituary: Gcorgo Macdonald. English novelist, nt Sagamore, Surrey, Eng land: aged 81. 19. Obituary; Dr. Thomas John Bnrnnrdo. founder of numerous homes for poor boys In English cities, In London; aged 00. 22. Sporting: Audubon Boy equaled Star Pointer's pnclng record or X:iFi, with out wind ihleld, at Re.iaville, Mass. 23. Obituary; Bvcn Adolf Hedln, Swedish reformer and historian and leader of the liberal party, In Stockholm; nsed 2L Personal; Wu Tire Fans, former Chi- neo minister to tho United States, In jured by tho explosion of a bomb In Peking. Fire: At Utitto, Mont.; loss ot nearly $1,090,000 by flames In the business district. 27. Storm: A destructive arid falnl ty phoon swept over Luton nnd oirtcr Philippine islands; over 100 deaths 11 nd a property loss estimated at J6.000.0oc. 30. Personal: The csar rewarded wine for his set-vices on the peace commis sion by creating lUm a count of tho empire. oeitinuit. Flro: At Hiroshima, Japan; loss of $3,000,000 by the burning of military Stores. Sporting: Dan Pntch paced a mile In 1:U. breaking his ow.i record of l;t. at Louisville, Ky. 10. Convention: Thirty-first annual con vention of the American Hankers' as sociation met In Washington. 12. Obituary; Josephine Shaw Lowell, woll known reformer nnd philanthro pist. In New York city; ngod (12. 13. Obituary: Sir Henry Irving, the Eng lish nctor, at Brrtdford, England; ugcu C7. It. World's Fair: Close c' ' Lewis nnd Clark exposition nt l,,..-.nl. Ore.; at tendance for tho entire fair jwrlod, 2,613,609. Tlio Missouri building at, tlio fair, with valuable art treasures, burned. Russo-Japanese Wnr: Tho emperors of Russia and Japan signed the peace treaty. oflRlally ending the war. 13. Accident: 8 people killed and S3 in jured by a tornado at Sorento, III. 19. Personal: The Danish court announc ed that Prince Charles of Denmark would neccnt th" crown of Norway. 21. Celebration: Centenary of tho naval battle, of Trafalgar nnd tho death ot tho British commander, Lord Nelson, celebrated in the British dominions. Personal: Admiral Togo made 11 publlo entry of Toko to report to tho mika do tho return of his fleet from tho wnr. 23. Personal: Miss Alice Roosevelt nrrlved nt Sun Francisco rrom 1 okohama. Obituary: Jerry Simpson, former con- grcssmnti und noted Populist IcaJcr, ut Wichita. Kan.: 111 id 03. 24. Chile: CO persons killed nnd COO wound- cd in a riot ut Santiago. 26. Russia: General btrlko of railway men followed by rioting in tho great cities. 30. Accident: 13 killed nnd 30 Injured In a wreck on the Topeka nnd banta l-e, near Kansas City. Russia: The czar Issued a manifesto crantlnc civic liberty. 31. Sporting: Ed Hryan broko tho world's two mllo record uy trolling 111 :u ni Philadelphia. Russia: The railway strike committee decided to contln.uu tho strlko In splto of the czar's liberal manifesto and de manded general amnesty. NOVIl.MIIEIl. 1. Russia: Riot and disorder at Odessa nnd vicinity, accompanied by attacks on tho Jews. 3. Personal: l'rlnco Louis of Bnttonberg, bearing a message from King Edward VII. to President Roosevelt, received nt tho Whlto Hou;e. 4. Russia: Cznr Nicholas granted tho de mands of Finland for nutonomy In gov ernment ns It existed before 1S93. Am nesty ukaso signed freeing political prisoners and press censorship abol ished. Storm: 30 killed and mnny Injured by u tornado nt Mountain View, O. T. C. Obituary: Wllllum T. Richards, fa mous American marina artist, at Now port, R. I.; aged 72. 7. Obituary: Sir Gcorgo Williams, found er of tho Y. M. C. A., in London; nged 84. Lady Florence Dixie, author, ex plorer nnd womnn's rights champion, nt Glen Stuart, Scotland; aged 48. 8. Russia: Mutiny ot Russian sailors nt Croustadt, uccompanlcd by rioting and pillage. 12. Russia: Martini law proclaimed throughout Poland. Political uprising and riot at Vladivostok. 13. Convention: Congress of tho Amerlcnn Federation of Labor opened at Pitts burg. II. Political: The Irlo of Pines seroded from Cuba und orgnn'scd a govern ment under United Slates laws. 17. Russia: The cz:r granted land conccs- slons to the peasants. IS. Sporting: Yalo defcuted Princeton at football at New Haven. Miscellaneous: l'rlnco Charles of Den mark elected king of Norway. Korea yielded to Japan's demands In tho matter ot government. 19. Shipwreck: Over 100 deaths by tho loss of the steamer Hilda In tho English channel. 2G. Russia; Mutiny of fallors ot tho Rus sian lleet and soldiers of tlio garrison nt Sevastopol. Personal: Norway's now king, Haakon VII.. given royal welcome Into Chrls tlnnla. Sporting: Yulo defeated Ilarvnrd at foot , ball, 0 to 0. nt Cambridge. 20. Accident: 10 killed and 25 hurt In a wreck on tho Boston nnd Maine, near Lincoln, Mass. Celebration: The 2C0th nnnlversnry ot tho settlement of Jews In America ob served throughout tho country. 27. Norway: King Haakon formally as- conded tho throno nt Chrlstlanla. 29. Pcrsonnl: Edwin V. Morgan, former United States minister to Korea, np pointed minister to Cuba, vlco Herbert G, Squler. resigned. Hussla: Russian mutineers nt Sevastopol conquered nftcr n sevcro battle. DECEMIIEH. 2. Sporting: Army nnd navy football gnmo at Princeton resulted In a tie; scbro 0 to C. X Obituary: John Hartlctt, compiler of "Hartlctt's Familiar Quotations," at Cambridge, Mass.; ngod 7G. I. l'olltlcnl: Premier Balfour tendered tho resignation of tho British cabinet. 5. Russia: Gon. Sachnroff, former minis ter of wnr, assassinated by a woman revolutionist. Political: International fleet occupied tho Turkish Island of Lcmnos. sir Henry Campbell-Banncrmon accepted tho task of forming a new Brltlbh cabinet. 7. Pcrsonnl: Capt. RosJd Amundsen, Norwegian explorer, raschod Eaelo City, Alaska, ovorland from Horschcl Island, after having sailed tho north west passage In th sloop GJoa. Accident: 10 klllad and 13 Injured In a wreck of tho Overland Limited on tha Union Paclfla at Rock Springs, Wyo. 8. Obituary: Unltod States Senator John II. Mltcholl of Oregon, at Portland: aged 70. 9. Obituary: Loubia Eldrldgo (Aunt Lou isa), well known actress, In New York city; aged 75. Sportlnsr: Root nnd Forltr won tho six day blcyclo race In New York city: score 2.2C0 mllos 6 laps. 10. Personal; Baroness von Suttncr of Austria nwardod the Nobel peaeo prise, valued nt $10,000. 11. Obituary: Edward Atkinson, social nnd political economist, In Boston: need 78. Political: Chango of ministry In Eng land. Tho porte nccepted tho terms of Powers concornlng Macedonia. ?Viuary: Slr Richard Clavcrhouso Jebb. notod Grools scholar, In London; nged CI. 14. Obituary: Oen. Herman Haupt. a civil war veteran and tho oldest graOu.ito of tho West Point Military ncademy. nt Jersey City; aged SS. ConventUn Anthracite coal miners' PnnfnMunn I , ... ... 1 1 is "t-fcun 111 anamoitin. j-u JB. Russia: Thocxcoutlvecommltteoof tho I labor unions arrested In St- Petersburg, li, Russ a: Martial law In forco through- 1 out the empire.