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EVENTS OF YEAR TOLO IN BRIEF COMPACTE DEFEAT OF CENTRAL POWERS IN WORLD WAR MARKS | AN EPOCH IN HISTORY. DATES OF TEUTON DOWNFALL Ti dve Month Ende With Leaders of Victorious Nations Gathered to Set tie Peace Terme —Other Foreign and Domestic Occurrences. COMPILED BY E. W. PICKARD. D * THE WORLD WAR Jan. I— lui!* PU v* nvrr fr»i Jan. 4 - Pr éditant W tail way cunt rov# Teuton* acroa* -riMM» loop* in Z presented ids » _ grass Brtlflh hospital ship Kiwi torpedoed by tifi~ Jan, 6-Premier Britain's w«r amm Jan. Î— U Got» of 3.01 8 Huprems court upheld d Lloyd Oeotge stated nmsnt begs mobil) k. H t ft law Mi 3» offi n • -Pr«-»id*nt Wile*» raws mutinied at Kiel, kill stated Am«r fera b war s Jan 9~ H * and peace dr sia and tiuigaiu igmal •p. arate p Jan •t gen Bi poweia withdrew offer sttp • und offered Bus P L ijr renewed iis U<e for ith. } ■ .4 n»»n asrm KhT raid c bards») Yarmouth fro ■ •ruin b t*e *«•., Jan basil of U. k 16—Dan 1*1 Willard r Imlustrj ■ es board. OS J > i to I ent I Tl srui: Util Hoarding ship Louvain ( a replied t J H nd Au* Wl paar« » of t b t*« the < Horn 0 Tu losloii Kr be bo ill br-ik* rs n*'i Hoi Kali ffenstv# between A It our» K jnr ifiled 47 In k troop* In j Austrian line, air r. m Ihr I la' on Parts; 49 Jar k I <1 rook rihurg » t- Allied J »or mil <!« to vie •upren nust be irrtal K. , Frt * t took government over i S ..f vf| Y eon Rtn'eh and 's ted Of To ! ■ ■ ailed »tat by torpedo 1 » transport >ff Inall coast >4 A\ Y b n Ukraine 1 fi tl Feh d the war at an Wft*4 *n«l mobilisation; but re eng *o I.« r order tl ' tl ■. lo P Icted of tren* d to death. o tn I .'tanre < Feb 15 Prtil KO ? •««)« : f t it Wtu 8 under then put all for F »in tii sunk Its. In r by Germ* Feb Hi étm. klltin ted U»n a 1 fens re he !>vi Feb Lut«* 1 i took offered to and peace Bo Don Cot k IM Kaledin*» h KM. * committed ■ Regal and Minsk and d t In V Ian» tw Ho tp'ored by th* Pt 1. bo *.-h 'entile pa»** f Wilson bill to ad dent Issued pro« i > l*i * Reed | v marl I* st Hpoksne to $2-28 ■ Rfl ipal p m m prtcee *i Ne ing fro V Y Reval. ! strong at sect K'" i m i in de* 1 « to altai'k Mi Ad« »rk with Marr •«■ty tuen to npei ff. 8 nnced thin Lib April 6 t»« repulsed raid In Toul casualties. German . » s V Bn algav la 111 MS re* lost Msr«-h 3 -German* halted Invasion of signe«! peace treaty giving ce of terrlt«»ry ♦ French delivered surprise r Turkey M.crh t i« * penetrating German ear Verdun. *!< fcr. and Hath *d Japan to take ne« litr d « ill*«! interests iMtUh Cr- • «-h a mb;«** a fe»r • Steps Siberia UN AM •<! 12 mile front In Am *r4cans In I^orralne re m attack and took | fuse.! ttssen I h named chairman of tea boar«! nera Jap ddent • mg '■ M ! ndu « signed ». March p Ikjbrudj* and con mg Mxire tre * » • if i ny and Finland signed Marc! March '»•Trotsky resigned as foreign s h fit tirh ad :.? Russia ed three ii !t-mlle n Pi Y pres-Ids British rt'puls*«! attack e»vd* Une with he*« y r»»v*n killed. 44 injured In olr raid < I /.* !••« M-.r« h 3 - Nine persons killed In ah id on Par*a emy MMl •! l-fiuty - M - I 14 killed Kh*i»j j aviators attacked Nap« President, in «> Heven sg* i«> Bov lets, pled g ed «id of United States to free fit from Get »«van control M«rc*fc 13- Ninety-live thousand drafted wrre cefied to be* nt.» M*» "h Î3 In nvovf n'ttni to ca British aviaton dr:>ped frtî ef sipktt Mer - r. : « . March Î4 American Ha In bow d trtr.rl»*» la Luwvil!» rrurj wltlfii they i mar«* saixed Gd* >»#* ■tor ■' »y: first U< March »5 hi« » 1 k m !n Flendr b; Hovlets St 24ee e tvimx All H h t March !* ■swill »n« »mn| n treatment of Hua man* snd refused tr 1 IV M tr h li A with Br'lisk wu March » A I an <!•»' ■>* r Manley vl 1« kilted r1«a and Gr«««t Brttgfn **♦**«1 tjtm,90ê too* of Dutch shipping March Z1 vjermmn# i heavy *t tsrk i/H British fines north of St Quentin March 72 'Great battle In Franc* eon Mailed. Germans fatting *© break Brttisf Sfur t«otn tkki suatalf.ed ii«Mvy hmaes British m Palestine « r«**si'd th# Jordan »tAr^-h xe- British fell back from five f. ). estt German. Z&'.fA* !irm«h reach and American troop* ip to filtert British ten mil«» »I «Gr lines »t 11 unhroker sealed cfesu alUfsa mm-. brought Par's «hefied by German gun fr«> gtafsno of ..March 5 Marie am! fjattmrd Marri; y K'lthrt *j4«atroycd *Je»'*prt tamla *•;* t<»ok Aitjort an He* lermso* took Bapaome ire Tun many near Hit. Mexn'1. - G/r , r . nun klll.d 76 In * Tari, church Uiiouui, aftor proclaiming It. Ind« ^Iid.n.c. mad. .cpar.t. pear, with Tur-J Anrll t (l.rmana rc.uincd drlv* toward Amin». «ulnliiK little at heavy coat. Armenian, recaptured Kr.erum from Turk* April $- Aille, held their line, agaln.t htet) aUa> Mc Beilin ftiMUHjrued the capture of Ekat* Hrtttah recaptured Morlancourf and Chip Ill/. March 28 French retook three towtm and Germane advanced toward Anden* but were stopped with heavy losses March Î9 Gen Foch put In command of allied amt!»« lit Frame, am) Gan. Pdf* »hing offered to him all his troops and resources. Shell from Ge lav, Russia. Japan and Great Britain landed small fur»*» at Vladivostok to pretect Ilfs and property. April £ Third Liberty loan campaign In United Htates t Marshal General Crowder call ed läft.ouo draft men lo colors. April » Germ ins bit British front be* twc«'u La liasse and Arvnsntlerss, gain ing I miles. A pill liMlflimam drove British back north and south of Arrnentlercs. Aine battle. April il British evaluated Armentlsros but recaptured oth»*r positions. Aorll 12 Tremendous fighting continued In Fiand»rs, Germans advancing to Mer ville ArnttlfADi won all day fight on Tout front. April 13- Turks took Batum. Zeppelin and airplane factory at Man gel, Germany, burned with great loss. op troops on firing line In great April 14 Count Czernln, Austrian for eign minister, resigned. American navy collier Cyclops, 293 on board, reported missing. April 16 Berlin announced the occupa tion or Helsingfors by German troop*. British worship«, sweeping the Katte gat sank 10 German trawlers. Alii«* took ten villages from Bulgarians on Macedonian fiont April 16 — Germans took HaiHeul, Wyt#. hade and most of Messines ridge. C. M Rchwab I m»de director general of U. 8. shipbuilding. April 1» -Viscount Milner made British war rjecretury. Huron Burian made Austrian foreign mints! I'.isha sxrouted for treason against I* April 21 on Amarlcans i ■ with heavy lo** April 22 - British «ernians made strong attack Tool sector and took village, but were driven back d French naval lied G«*r. d SSeebruj t hases at k concrete to n U-b ! and « end a : >n ( : -« Kritlsi drove back Germans i of Ami* ernians U Mount Kemmel and ad vening Y pres, ed Dranoutre C, \ north Germ t. th is cap Kb.I and ked strongly on •nt ami on B« 1 r Y Drei but v d, losing heav i French l A ro-ordlnatlo •nab man bill ta y 1 4— Campaign for Third Liberty loan nan heavily over subscribed 1 1 dent NV tison ordered Hives ircruft *urk. trt'gu* «let lured war on Uer ti«ul traft 1 mal R/u tr«l p by il al» t» - r vith cen l«*a< e treaty ligne»! U-boat b use tattled up sur by British, sinking of old cm s Col del Orso L Italians te Como b> 14 -Horn took tl v and M May toi paastd the Overman bill : 17—4 man plot in Ireland ex mif Fein leaders arrested, dente pov id M is - Ft. . Japan anvi fur preservation of < ■ 2 C" e tl. th «> pèse* I May IS Âne Australian troop* captured VI!!« BUJ in air raiders killed 44 Ion and lost five planes. 8- took over carrier busl 0*ny. haut troop transport Moi te American* killed, of White Russia pro on the cen persons !.. ! 'f Pijtiriuin . da via torpedoed May 24- Repu k rued. ton* Rica declared wi tral po May 27—Germans attnckei out. tuking tiie Chemin ni between Vc lander», where they were repulsed, alian« broke th on the Aisne «les Dames; iniczecle an«! Lucre hr ft i ugh enemy lines ut • Sill «. May 28—Center ••[ crown p Vesle at Fiâmes but allie» nee on flanks. In Picardy captured Can o* lower Plave. s army ; . 1 . »■ checked AuutI tl by dug attack. sr *y 29—AIM*« "•uatc.l HoixKons und ns pu»h--<1 advance to Fere en Tar mil«'* north of the Marne, nn aviators bombed Cana killing many. d« »nd». six May 39—Oer hospital. May 31 - Gar of ihslr ilia died the Mnmf at : - up nt U. 8 by U-l Ho u* priât ion bill. 2 -Alita port President Lincoln sunk I navy men lost. >,000 army appro stopped German tra 1 ■ * •! I r* servi ne 3 U. 8. learned German 17-boats atlng In Aruerhun esset« »in*** May 25 6 Get Oise front, with no nor* vessels sunk by German U boat In America J waters, had sunk lo > an* shifted main uttnek to 'I er« I • Chateau Thierry sector 10— Germa east of Montdidler. losing heavily. Americans cleared Germa V, • . ! Italian torpedo boats raide naval base near Dalmatia ing one battleship and dur June II - French southeast of M won again near Chateau Thierry. Oer «'Ached the Oise at Mu« hemont and Ivanced* two mile* fro Bel l. Austrian t Island*, atnk mgLug another defeat e<4 Germant» tdldter ami Americans B*tham*ourf. T«»t pechuug of British trunsport Ausonlu ed 40 lost w~ French repulse« Cour« «lies und M heavy German y. and attack betwtv made auccvssful counter attack southwest of Noyon. . ^ June 14- Turk* seised T.ibrls, Persia and looted American consulate and hoa P'tal June IE-Austrians began great offensive ^ front of W0 miles In Italy, crossing the lave nt various pinces. It-Italians checke«l Austrian June taking many poaltio flrn c s repulsed \ heavy attacks In T*«ui »«-clor an*! in Alsace. June 30 Allies drove back Austrians In Italy Americans s'orrned German trenches an«! iMMiitioB« near ("anllgriy. Ju»ie 22 .Austrians began retreat In ir 23-Austrian retreat turned Ju into a rout. June 23-Italians cleared west hank of the Piave i Austrians, and attack«*«) vily I lain lesion. I national draft drawing pita) ship Llandovery Cas many i Jtmv 17—8 1 In W*i iiuiH.an I in ;». liit • • ■ Important ! made by Brit and B«*th >f So troop« landed In Italy rrs and 11 .«*«'! • 1st« beta and hv I I irai A June 29 Par* as pr«»fit©era It* report Y rvitch southwest attacked of federal trade l'nnlrces» voted IB/JUO.nOO.tN for war DurM J*ilv I An»*r!cans capture«! Vaux vil lage ami with French took other itiipor tant position* America ward bound, u» July 4- Au*»r< transport Covington, home doed; € lost. >s and Americans rap r tu red Hame Kighty-two ships taunchcsl in Amer!«'* •hipvards July N—Count von to llussla Hlrba«*h. Germa aesassinated In M«hi wm BJMgfe Imputation of Murnian coast, Russia. Joined the entente Malians and French opened an offen sive In Albania. July M Kuehlmar n s resignation f<«relgn secretary a*-« ©pled by tue kaiser, rrtdfd him July B Austrian ermv In Albania re treated to the Hkumbl river y t r /| «««port We «tover torpe Ich i ten men Unit Kre on Flcardy front July 13 Preside «u Wtk»« fake over control pho \ IBntx« U H a h made a mile advance theast of Ander«* authr*Cs«<1 to f telegraph sr»fi >|e line* of country July «4- Brit »«it f«iic««e occupied Kea\ «m White sea Inly 15 Germans resume 'asking along the Marne «h!«» of Helms «iffciisive and on Amcrkan* drove them both back aero*» the river and French wlth stood till assaults further east. Haytl -Jet'iured war against Germany, jy 16—Americans smashed German attack* east of Chateau Thierry. Ex-C'xar of Russia executed. July HF-French ami Americana began öl h drive, pushing from Belleuu lo ihe Alane and tan In« mHny town, «i.d prl.on.r., ,„V,' * tu £ «nco-A'ncrIc.n troop, mad. from Boluonw ;.hat«au l<,0,< town of Metercn. ,)'• rt i "* " ,0, !® a cruiaer Han Olego de "«" r Nb * b * »utmmrine. July 20- r ranco- American offensive con ,ln "» d . more town, and great number» oï «une and prisorier* being taken. Oerniani retreated from south bank of Jul eastward on 26-mll# Big transport Ju*ti«-ia torpedoed off Irtdund; ten of crew lost. ^ July 21—Chateau Thierry captured by German U-boat sank three barge* and duinagod a tug close to Cape Cod. July 26 Heavy fighting north of the Marne, French retaking Reuil. July 27—Germans retreated along the whole front north of the Marne. July 28— Franco -Americans crossed the Ouro*| on wide front. July 29- Allies took Fere-«*n-Tardenols, nd Roxoy, Ctigny and other towns, despite fierce resistance, and gained con trol of the Dormans-Roims road. Americans in desperate light took Be ringe*, fevrgy and Rancher«**. July 31— Control phone lines taken Mir lit ! ins cleared the Bols de Meunier« of Hun*. Aug. 3—Allies advanced their entire line, taking Moissons and Ville-en-Tar denols; Germans retreated precipitately toward the Veal©. German* in Albert region retreated east of G».* Ancre. Allied fore of telegrui) over by U. h and tele 8. govern* cupled Archangel. British destroyers sunk by mines; Tu »7 lost. Aug 3—Allies pushed their line to the V*sl*. Government announced America and Japun would oend troops to Vladivostok to occupy < Ity and protect rear of Czecho Hlovak force. British ambulance transport Warllda torpedoed; 123 lost. Aug. H-- American and French units for» ed crossings of the Vosie on both sides of Flumes. Aug. 8 British and French started of fensive on th«' \rnlens front, taking many towns and 10,<00 prisoners. Aug 8—Further progress made by the allies In Picardy, 7,000 more prisoners ' Aug. 10—Allies t Chaulnes; severe fight north of the Somme. Americans the Vesle frt Aug. 11 -Germ; Ing boats off Massachusetts coast. Organization of First American field army, under Pershing, completed. any withdrew from llebu • k Monfdldier and Americans with British won captured Flsmette, m Flumes. U-boat sank nine flsh across Aug. 16— G terne salient north of Albert. British troops occupied Laku, center of Caspian sea oil region. American regiment landed at Vladivos tok. Aug. 17—One hundred I. W. W. me ber» convicted in Chicago of disloyalty. Aug. 19— Germans were forced hack In the LyszlCtor, between the Matz and the Oise and northwest of Solssons. Aug. 21 -French took Lussigny and ad vanced In other sectors. British attacked In the Hebu terne sec tor between Albert and Arras, taking several towns. Aug. 22- British took Albert. Aug Li British took BTay, Thlepval und Grandcourt. French denied south banks of the Oise and the Ailette. House passed draft age extension bill. Bolshevikl defeated by allies on Ussuri front. Aug. Ä— British entered Hapuume. Aug. 27—French took Roye and neigh boring towns. Allies broke through Hindenburg line in Scarpe river region. Senate passed draft age extension bill. Aug. 2»S British advanced astride the Scarpe, taking Croise I les and Pelves. Kranch took Chaulnes and Neele and many other towns und reached the Somme. Aug 3 French took Noyon. Americans defeated Germans at Ju Senate passed bill piaklng U. &. dry after June 3«, 1919. Aug. 90—Qerrnuno lost Combles and fell buck toward Peronrn*. In the Lys sector they abandoned Rallleui. Aug. 31— Franco- American forces won big battle non i» ot Hohssuns. British secaptured Mount Kemmei In Lys salient. Sept. 1 Wept. 1 full post* -British captured Peronne* —French ml Americans gained of the Soiusons plateau. British smashed Drocourt-Queant fine. Sept. 4--British advanced far beyond the Canal du N«u«i toward C'umbrai. French drove Germans north of the Oise. G«mians in Vesle sector retreated to ward th© Aisne, pursued by Americans and French. Sept. 6—Entire German line from Peronne almost to Reims retreated for several miles. German Chancellor Von Hertllng re signed. r transport Mount Vernon hit by torpedo; 35 killol. Sept. 6.—French captured Ham and Chau ny. Manufacture of malt liquors In U. 8. after Dec. 1 ordered stopped. Sept. 12—Ani »rican First army, aided by French, attacked on both sides of St. Mthiel salient, making big advances am! taking many towns. Brit sh took Havrlncourt and Moeuvres. British steamer G&lwsy Castle torpe doed ; 189 lost, li eluding 90 women and « hlidren. Approximately 14,000.000 Americans reg istered under new draft law. Scot. 13—Americans cleared out the St. Mihie) salient, taking nearly 20.000 pris oners. ermany asked ' Belgium to make peace. Kerblana and French took ^strong Bul garian poslthma on Saloniki front. Sfpt, 18 British successfully att* ^northwest of 8t v;uui ed awuUi of Dial yity. AJlle» pushed Oieir advance > :ked Quentin and Frei Saloniki fr««nt to a depth of ten miles. Belgium refused German peace offer. Sept 19 Big food riot* in Holland to British Palestine Sept. 23—Gen. Alienby reported advance «if •» miles In Palestine and capture of Nuxareth. . Sept. 23 French reached the OlSe river south of 8t. Quentin. ami Arabs route«! the Turks In tlnued their big advance in Maiedonh«, occupying Prilcp. Sept. 24 lion Allenoy reported capture of A<*re and Haifa. Sent. 3- Serb* «uutured Vele« and Brlt »h invaded Bulgaria. Sept ArnerT «ns at»d French «>p big tlri\e between the Öulppe ami the Meuse, taking many towns and prisoners British captured Stnirnnltxa. Bulgaria V H warship Tampa torpedoed, 118 lost Held. 37-Bulgaria asked afiiea for arm Allies c s* pt. 2H Belgians and British made big adxaru r |n Vj ;» .« region, and ulllr* gained uti every front. Fourth Liberty loan campaign opened 19 British and Americans smashed sli li>nd<uiburg fine between Cam brat ;«* d Sf Quentin. throw Belgians captured Dlxtnud*. Sept, .'.i Bulgaria signed armistice, sub mitting to allt«*' terms. Including démobil isa» ion. evacuation of Greece an«! Serbia an i surrender of all her lift«*» of co niunlcatl«»n French cavalry entered Us kyb. Hept. do More victories won by allies In Flanders au«! on the French fronts. cargo boat Tlcoudoroga tor A n«er *e«1'cd. 213 lost. Chancellor Von Hertllng. Vice Chancel Paver and Foreign Secretary Von III Oct. 1--Damascus captured by Ailenby's for- mn. Germans evacuated Armentier** an«) resigned. Oct. I—French occupied 8t Quentin. German* driven out of entire area be tween Aisne «ni Vesle rive Amort« an. Hrfiisli and I tali.m w arship* raided DuraxAO. de*troying the Austrian tm\ at base th-re and alt v«»»Nei* In tl>e harbor. Austria s her troops from Albania German* driven tack everywhere except around t'nmhrai Prim** Maximilian of Baden made Ger man c:hu nr **r»xr Oct 4 Vl#i..ia n»k**d Holland to Invite the belfigtsieui* lo a peace confeierica. rived withdrawal of Americans mads big advance west of the Meuse. Japan**** liner Hirano torpedoed; 290 lost. Oct. 5—Czar Ferdinand of Bulgaria abdi cated In favor of Prince Boris. Germany and Austria asked armistice and peace negotiations based on Wilson's program. Oct. 6—German line north of Reims smashed. U. S. transport Otranto sunk In colli sion; 450 lost Oct. 7—American* In furious battle for north end of Ai gönne forent. Oct. 8 President Wilson answered Gor man peace note by demanding the evac uation of all occupied territory and ask ing whether the chancellor meant Ger many accepted the Wilson terms, and whether ho spoke only for the present authorities of the empire. Allies smashed I linden burg defenses on front bet Quentin, and Franco-Americans started new drive oust of the Meuse Oct. 9—British occupied Cambrai and pushed far beyond. Prince Frederic k Charles of Hesse elect ed king of Finland by landtag. Oct. 10— Irish mull boat Feinster torpe doed; 400 lost. Cateau, railway center, taken by al Corn bra 1 and St. lies. Oct. 11—Argonne wood cleared of Ger mans by Americans. Kaiser called rulers of all German fed erated states to conference. Oct. 12 -German chancellor sent reply to Wilson, saying Germany accepted all his terms und agreed to evacuate all invaded territory. Entire German defense system In Cham pagne smashed. Oct. 13—La Fere and Laon taken by the French. Herbs captured Nish. Oct. 14—President Wilron rejected Ger many's peace and armistice* proposals. Allies began big drive In Flanders, tak ing Roulers and other towns. Italians captured Dur&zzo. Allies tend and oners taken. Oct. 16—General retreat from northern Belgium by Germans. A meric the Argonne. Allies pursued Austrians into Montene gro. Oct. 17—Germans evac uated Ostend, Lille and Douai. Oct. 18 -Allies occupied Turcoing, Rou took Menin, flanked Os threatened Bruges; 12,000 prls captured Grand Pre, north of baix, Zeebrugge and ThteJt. Independence of Czecho-Slovak nation declared by Rs provisional government, Emperor Charles decreed federalization of Austro-Hungarian empire. Oct. 19—President Wilson rejected Aus tria-Hungary's peace proposals. Allied armies In Belgium reached the Dutch frontier. Fourth Liberty loan closed, heavily over !. . , il «• i Oct. 29—15,000 retreating Germans In terned in Holland. Get. 21—Germany made reply to Presi dent Wilson, full of evasions, denials and assurances. AHies i .Serbia reached the Danube and Isolated Turkey. Oct. 22— British entered suburbs of Val enciennes and crossed the Scheldt. Oct. 23—President Wilson told German government lie would toko up with allies the subjec t of an armistice; but that the U. 8., ifjt must deal with the kaiser and ids crew, demanded not peace negotia tions, but surrender. British broke through German defenses of Valenciennes. made advance in terrific Meuse valley. Serbs. Slovenes and Croatian» announced formation of Oct. 24--«Italians began big offensive on the Piave lino. Oct. 26- French in big advance in Serre Oise region. Ludendorff resigned. Declaration south Americans fighting i •erelgn state. f independence peoples of middle Europe promulgated in Independence Hall, Philadelphia. British occupied Aleppo. Oct. 27—Germany replied to President Wilson, asking terms for armistice. German reichstag put control of mili tary in civil government. Allies crossed the Piave in Italian drive. Oct. 28—Austria-Hungary asked for sep of the arate armistice and peace on allies' terms. Oct. 29—Austrian lines beyond the Piave smashed by allies. Turkey presented separate peace propos als. Oct. 30—Entire Turkish army on the ligris captured. Austrian commander in Italy asked Gen. Diaz for armistice. Oct. 31—Armistice with Turkey went into effect. Allies opened new drive . _ Kingdom of Greater Serbia proclaimed. Croatian parliament decreed separation of Croatia, Slavonia <md Dalmatia from Hungary. Nov. I—American First army smashed German linos west of the Meuse. Allies drove Germans out of 19 towns i Belgium. Austrian army fleeing across the Taglla mento in Italy. Count Tiza, former Hungarian premier, assassinated. Ukrainians and Teutons captured Lem Ghent : . berg. Nov 2—King Boris of Bulgaria abdicat ed und a peasant republic was established Hungary'» complete separation from Austria declared. Americans made great a <tk sides of the Meuse. Trente taken by Italians. Valenciennes taken by British. Nov. 3.—Trieste occupied by Italian». Armistice with Austria signed. Nov. 4—Armistice terms fQr Germany fixed by allies.. British captured Le Quesney in great offensive between the Sambre and the Scheldt. Nov. 6—Americans win fierce battle for crossing of the Meuse. President Wilson told Germany to ask armistice terms'from Foch. French made big advance, taking Guise and Marie. Nov. 6—Great French victory on 100 mile front. American troops entere^ Sedan. Revolution spreading through Schleswig both an. •• and other parts of Germany. Nov. 7 — Practically all of German fleet »orted In revolt. rman emissaries reached Marshal Foch to usk armistice terms. Germans evacuated Ghent. Socialist party demanded abdication of the kaiser. Nov. 8—Bavarian diet deposed King Ludwig and the Wittelsbaoh dynasty. Giett advances made by allies on entire west front. ov. 9— Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated. Soldai Democrats in control of govern ment in Germany; Ebert made chancel lor-; republic proclaimed in Berlin. Nov. 19— Kaiser tied to Holland. • Germany signed armistice terms, amounting to unconditional surren der. and the war came to a close. Bolshevikl defeated by Americans and British on the Dvina. Nov. 12—Emperor Charles of Austria ab dicated Nov. 13—Allied fleet arrived at Constan tinople N Nov. 14—American ami French troops moved into Alsace. Former crown prince of Germany In tente«! In Holland. Nov 16—New German government ap pealed to President Wilson to save Ger many from starvation and anarchy Ciw ho Slovak republic under Masaryk as president ratifie«! by national assembly at Prague Nov. It—Belgian troops entered Ant werp. Amerlcaii troops t«egan march to Rhine. Nov 17 —British troops started for the Rhin* Nov 18—President Wilson announced he would attend opening of peace conference. Admiral Kolchak put In control of afi Russlun government nt Omsk. Nov. Overthrow of Ukrainian govern ment by antl-bolshevlk forces announced. Nov. 21—German tied w.«a surrendered. Nov. 22-King Albert of Belgium entered Brussels Nov. 23— A merk an troop* crossed the Prussian frontier. Poles cap Mired Lemberg Nov. 34 North German states proclaim ed a republic. Frcn«'h under Gen. Uourand entered Strassburg. Nov 25- Soviets gaine«! upper han«! In Berlin, but were outvot«.'d elsewhere In Germany. Nov. 36—Crown Prince Alexander of 8t»r bla made regent of Jugu-Hlav state Nov 37—Bavaria broko relations with Berlin Nov 28— Wilhelm definitely renounced all his rights to the titrons. Nov 29 Hungary interned Mackensen'* army of iTO.uuO King Nh holan of Montenegro deposed by national assent hi > Nov. 30— Llthuanta proclatme«! a repub ii» hccretary Lansing, Henry White, Gen eral Bliss And Colonel House named U. 8. peace delegates Dec. 1—First of U. S. returning army reached New York. Dec. 3—Congress reconvened and heard President Wilson's message and farewell. LI bau. British fleet arrived at Dec. 4— Präsident Wilson and party sailed for France. Dec. 6—Bkoropadskl, hetman of the Ukraine, killed and that country under control of the Unionists. Dec. 6 - Belgian troops occupied Dussel dorf on ho Rhine. Bloody lighting In Berlin between so cialist factions Dec. 7—British occupied Cologne. Dec. 8—American troops rushed to Cob lenz as last German forces crossed Rhine. Dec. 9— Former Kaiser attempted sui cide. Dec. 10— French army occupied Mainz. Dec. 12— British troops crossed the Rhine at Cologne. Dec. 13—American troops crossed the Rhine at Coblenz. President Wilson landed at Brest. Dec. 14— President Wilson received In Paris. Armistice extended to Jan. 17. Kiev occupied by troops of the "direc tory." Dec. 15—Gen. Mannerheim elected re-/ gent of Finland. Dec. 16—Central congress of soldiers and workmen's delegates met In Berlin; Lieb knecht and Spartacides defeated. Dec. 17—Polish general staff ordered mobilization of 1,600,000 men. Dec. 25— President Wilson ate Christmas dinner with troops of American army of occupation. -* 'Af DOMESTIC * Jan. 6—Charles B. Henderson appointed senator from Nevada. Jan. 8—Mississippi legislature ratified prohibition constitutional amendment. Jan. lo— House adopted national woman suffrage amendment resolution. Jan. 12—Chicago and middle west para lyzed by terrific blizzard. Feb. 19—Montana legislature ratified federal prohibition amendment. Feb. 25—Wisconsin senate passed reso lution, 22 to 7, denouncing La Follette. March 1—Brig. Gen. Thomas Cruse, quartermaster's department. U. S. A., named in charges of conspiracy in fur nishing army supplies. March 3—Miss Anne Martin of Reno, Nev., announced her candidacy for the U. S. senate. March 5—Wisconsin assembly deadlock ed all night on joint resolution denounc ing La Follette as disloyal. March 6—Wisconsin assembly passes joint resolution denouncing La Follette. 4 Secretary Daniels established five-mile "dry" zone around naval training sta tions. House passed sabotage bill, 219 to 0. March 7—C tration railroad bill. Automobile chamber of commerce an nounced cut of 2t per cent in production of pleasure automobiles for fiscal year. Metropolitan magazine for March ex cluded from mails for publication of ar ticle "Is America Honest?" by William Hard. ferees agreed on adminis March 8—Senate ordered inquiry into price of food. March 9—Victor Berger, Milwaukee; Adolph Germer, J. Louis Engdahl, W. P. Kruse, Irwin St. John Tucker, Chicago, indicted under spy act. March 11—Senate unanimously author ized sale of German-owned property In United States to American citizens. March 12—Senate passed .urgent defi ciency bill, carrying $1,180,000,OuO. Congressman Scott Ferris of Oklahoma elected chairman of Democratic congres sional committee. March 13—Seriate passed conference re port on railroad control bill. Maryland house of delegates defeated woman's suffrage bill. March 14—World's largest reinforced concrete ship, launched at a Pacific port, pronounced complete success by experts. Esther Cleveland, daughter of Grover Cleveland, married to Capt. W. S. B. Bos anquet of Coldstream Guards, In London. March 15—Congress passed daylight sav ing bill to take effect March 31. March 18—Delaware legislature ratified prohibition amendment. April 2—Irvine L. Lcnroot, Republican, elected IJ. S. senator from Wisconsin. * Massachusetts legislature ratified na tional prohibition amendment. April 29—X. P. Whitley appointed sena tor from Missouri. May 15—Air mail route between Wash ington, Philadelphia and New York opened. Aug. 27—Walter H. Page, American am bassador to Groat Britain, resigned. Two American soldiers and a number of Mexlc Sept. 4—Bomb explosion in building, Chicago, killed 4 and injured 3U. Sept. 18—John Vv. Davis made American ambassador to Great Britain. Oct. 1—Senate defeated woman suffrage amendment to constitution. Nov. 5—Republicans gained control of the senate and the house of representa tives in general election. Nov. 2u—Government assumed control of all cable linos. Nov. 22—Secretary of the Treasury Me Adoo resigned. Dee. 16—Carter Glass sworn in as sec retary of«Jhe treasury. s killed in battle at Nogales. Federal -x NECROLOGY Jan. 1—Dr. Frederick A. Noble, leading Congregational clergyman, at Evanston, 111 . Jan. 5—Dr. John S. Foley. Catholic bish op of Detroit. Jan. 13— U. S. Senator James H. Brady of Idaho. Jan. 14—Maj. A. P. Gardner, former congressman from Massachusetts. Jan. 30—United States Senator William Hughes of New Jersey. Feb. 2—John L. Sullivan, former heavy weight champion, at West Abington, Mass. Leander Richardson, dramatic editor and author. Feb. 4—Col. Frederick H. Smith, Repub lican leader in Illinois, at Peoria. Feb. 10—Abdul liainid, former sultan of Turkey. Feb. 14—Sir Cecil Spring-Rice, former British ambassador to America. Feb. 22 - Terry McGovern, former world's featherweight champion, at New York. Feb. 26— Dr. Samuel G. Nixon, commis sioner of health ot Pennsylvania, at Phil adelphia. Archbishop Edmond Francis Prender gast at Philadelphia. March 6—John Redmond. Irish National ist leader, at London March 7—Rear Admiral Thomas Perry, rvtired. at Southern Pines. N. C. Cardinal Serartnl, prefec; of the congre gation of the propaganda, at Rome March 9—George Von L. Meyer, former cabinet member and diplomat, at Boston. Prof. J. M Munyon of Philadelphia, at Palm Beach. March 13—Mrs. James A. Garfield, wid ow of President Garfield, at Pasadena, Cal. Charles Page Bryan, diplomat, at Wash ington. March 15—Former Senator Isaac Steph of Wisconsin. Sir George Alexander. English actor. Jam«» Stillman, financier, at New York. March 21 —Warner Miller, former U. S senator from New York. March 22—Maggie Mitchell, famous ac tr«»**. in New York. March -Ä— Claude Achille Debussy, com poser. In Par!». March 27— Martin J Sheridan, famous athlete, In New York. . April 3—Charley Mitchell, famous Eng lish pugilist. April 11—Rear Admiral S. P. Cemly, U. S. N. retired. ■ i W. C. McDonald, first governor of New Mexico. April 12-U. ft. Senator R. F. Broussard of (>ou(8iana. Former Mayor Rudolph Blankenburg of Philadelphia. April 13—Hempstead Washburn*, form er mayor of Chicago. April 14—William J>el Stone. U. S. sen ator froth Missouri. April 17 Senor AldunatS, Chilean am bassador to U. S , at Washington. April 30—Col. George Pope, at Hart ford Conn April 30— Dr. Carlos de Pena. Uruguay an minister, in Washington. Dr K Fletcher litgals, noted physician, In Chicago. May 5 Mrs Potter Palmer of Chicago, at Sarasota, Fla. May t— Marcus Mayer, famous theatri cal manager, at Amityville. L. I. May 11—Federal Judge C. C. Kohlsaat, at Chicago. May 1 j—P astor Charles Wagner, la Paris. May 14—James Gordon Bennett, pro prietor of New York Herald, in France. May 22—Dr. Minot J. Savage, noted Uni tarian minister. May 23—Gen. John B. Castleman. fam ous Confederate soldier, at Louisville. May 26 Maitland Armstrong. American artist, In New York. June 3—Ramon, M. Valdez, president of Panafna. 4—Charlei Warren Fairbanks, J former vice president, at Indianapolis. June 6—Brig. Gen. R. E. D. Michie, U. 8. A., in France. June 6—Dr. John Merrlttee Driver, noted preacher and lecturer, at Chicago June 10—George B. Harris, head of Bur lington Hallway. Arrigo Boito, Italian composer. June 22—Archbishop John J. Keane of Dubuque, la. June 29 — J. A. Mitchell, editor of Life. July 2—Rev. Dr. Washington Gladden, at Columbus, O. July 2— Mohammed V, sultan of Turkey. Viscount Rhondda, British food troller. Benjamin R. Tillman, U. S. senator from South Carolina. July 13—John D. O'Rear, American min ister to Bolivia. con July 27—Gustav Kobbe, American au thor and critic. Aug. 6—Congressman James H. David son of Oshkosh, WIs. Aug. 8—Max Rosenthal, famous artist, at Philadelphia. Aug. 9—John D. Shoop, superintendent of schools of Chicago. Aug. 10—William P. Kellogg, former governor of Louisiana, In Washington. Aug. 12—Anna Held, actress, at New York. Aug. 17—Jacob H. Galllnger, U. S. sena tor from New Hampshire. Aug. 22—Herman F. Schuettler, chief of police of Chicago Aug. 28—Ollie M. James, U. 8. senator from Kentucky. Aug. 30—Prof. S. H. Wllliston, noted paleontologist, at Chicago. Sept. 7—Francis 8. Chatford. Catholic bishop of Indianapolis. Sept. 9—Brig. Gen. L. W. V. Kennon. In New York. Sept. 12—Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones, noted preacher and pacifist of Chicago. Former U. 8. Senator J. C. S. Blackburn of Kentucky. Anthony W. Dimock of New York. Sept. 17—Cardinal John M. Farley, arch bishop of New York. Maj. Gen. Lloyd Wheaton, U. S. A., re tired. in Chicago. Viscount Ichiro Motono, Japanese statesman. Sept. 25—John Ireland, Catholic arch bishop of St. Paul. Oct. 7—Maj. Gen. C. G. Doyan. U. S. M. C. Oct. 8—James B. McCreary, former United States senator and governor of Kentucky. Oct. 12—John F. Hopkins, former mayor of Chicago. Oct. 14— Solon Menos, minister from Haiti, at Washington. Oct. 17—Congressman John A. Sterling of Illinois. Oct. 22— Dr. F. K. Brooke, Episcopal bishop of Oklahoma. Oct. 25—Charles Lecocq, French com poser. Oct. 26—Ella Flagg Young, former su perintendent of schools of Chicago. Oct. 27—Eugene Hale, former U. S. sen ator from Maine. Oct. 30—Nelson N. Lampert, well known Chicago banker. Nov 4—Mrs. Russell Sage. Morton F. Plant, financier and yachts man. Dr. Andrew White, educator and diplo mat. Nov. 8— Robert J. Collier, editor and publisher. Nov. 15—Gen. H. C. King, soldier and author, in New York. Nov. 19— Dr. C. R. Van Hise, president of University of Wisconsin. Joseph F. Smith, president of Mormon church. Nov. 22—Former Governor W. D. Hoard of Wisconsin. Nov. 25— N. M. Kaufman, copper and iron magnate and hotel man of Chicago. Dec. 2—Edmond Rostand, poet and dramatist, in Paris. Dec. 9— L. W. Page, head of U. S. bu reau of roads. Dec. 12— Effie Elisler, actress, aged 95. # -3 ^ ** DISASTERS Jan. 1—Conflagration In Norfolk, Va. ; loss 32.000,0C0. Jan. 13—Million dollar fire In Indianapo lis industrial district, Feb. 14—Forty-two children killed In nunnery lire in Montreal. Feb. 24—Liner Florizel, St. Johns, N. F., to New York, wrecked in blizzard near Cape Race; 92 lost. March 9—Twelve killed in collapse of moving picture theater at Winchester, Ky. Five killed and $5.000,000 damage by tor nado in northwestern Ohio. April 13—Seventy killed in burning of insane asylum at Norman, Okla. April 21—Earthquake in southern Cali fornia; towns of Hainet and San Jacinto wrecked. May 1—Savannah finer City of Athens sunk in collision with French cruiser off Delaware cost; 66 fives lost. May 18—Nearly a hundred persons killed by explosions in Aetna Chemical plant, near Pittsburgh, Pa. June 22—Circus train telescoped at Gary. Ind.; 63 killed. June 29—Fifty persons killed by collapse of building in Sioux City. la. July 1—Shell factory explosion In Eng land killed 50. July 2—Explosion In munitions plant near Syracuse, N. Y., killed 16. July 6—Excursion boat sank In Illinois river; 85 lives lost. Guam devastated by typhoon. July 9—Hundred persons killed In train collision near Nashville, Tenn. July 12—Japanese battleship blew up. killing 500 men. Aug. 21—Tornado In Minnesota destroyed Tyler and Connors, killing about 56. Oct. 3—Shell loading plant at Morgan, , blew up: 94 killed. N. J. Oct. 11—Severe earthquake in Porto Rico; 150 killed. Oct. 12—Great forest fires in northeast ern Minnesota; many towns destroyed and about 1,000 fives lost. Oct. 25-Steamship Princess Sophia wrecked on Alaska coast; 343 lives lost. Nov. 1—Ninety-eight persons killed in wreck on Brooklyn Rapid Transit train. Nov. 21—About 1.500 killed by explosion of munition trains In Belgium. ib SPORTS Feb. 8—Kleckhefer won three-cushion billiard championship from De Ora. 25—Jack Dempsey defeated Bill Bnmnun in six tounds at Milwaukee. March 15—Kleckhefer su«xessfufiy de fended three-cushion billiard champion shin against Can ne fox. March 23—Michigan university won the eighth annual indoor conference meet. April 19— Bici-khefer retalnd three-cush ion championship, beating Maupooie. Sept. 11—Boston American league team defeated Chicago National league team for world's championship, and profes sional baseball quit for period of the war. Nov. 8— Kleckhefer retained three-cush ion, title, defeating Nov. 22— Kieckhefi ion title, defeating Can ne fax. Feb McCourt. retained three-cush * FOREIGN * April 22—Five hundred killed In battle between Mexican federal forces and rebels. April 28—Dr. Sldonlo Paex elected presi dent of Portugal. Sept. 6—Hsu Shin Chang elected presi dent of China. Dec. 1—IVru and Chile preparing for war over provinces of Tacna and Arlra. Dec. 11—Gustave Ador elec led president of Sn\irrrland Dec. 14—Sldonlo Paes. president of Por tugal. assassinated Premier Lloyd George and coalition cabinet won in British general election. Doc. 17—Admiral Castro elected presi dent of Portugal.