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____ —* * ^P^nr YCAK_»"t I ^: Me£ Wf. TAFT Apr. 3— People's par ty convention in St. 1 „ouia nomlnat ated Thomas E. AVatson o£ Georgia for president, and S a m u e 1 W i 1 liams of Indiana, .. for vice-president. 7—I n Illinois local option elections 824 townships y ent dry. 1,014 saloons being voted out of existence____David S. Rose elected mayor of Milwaukee. Wis. ....T. T, Crittenden. Jr., elected mayor of Kansas City. Mo. Jun. 17—President Roosevelt was given a 47-minute demonstration in the Republi can National convention at Chicago. 18—Soil •t-tarv of War Wm. H. T aft was noniir for the l'IV sid.-ncy of the Unite i St «at os In t lie it. r -ulilican cont reli Ron ; it rhicayc >. on the first t>: illot. re ceivin -t 7"-* vote 19-1 ' : ; tjiv.ssman Jas. Shorm ian was nomlti i * - I for vice -pro sident on the first ! •allot l.y the ; ficp ulilican com ,on tion. Jul. 8-1 '•'rank H. Hit. ! 1C00 k cJcctc •■1 eh nir man - r-f t ho it ■ publ; lean nation al e ( an mitt' c. 9— Will: tin Jennings Bryan was nominat ed l'. r tltc presidency by the Democratic National convention tit Denver. Coin____ Thomas 11. Watson was formally noti fied of his nomination for the presi dency by the populace at Atlanta. Ga. 10— John Worth Kern of Indiana was nominated for Ute vice-presidenev by the Democratic National convention, at Denver, Colo. 16— Eugene W. Cliaftn of Chicago was nominated for the presidency of tlio United States, and A. S. Watkins of Ada. Oltio, for the vice-presidency by the National Prohibition convention, at Ohio. 17— Wm. H. Taft was formally notified of his nomination at Cincinnati. Ohio. 28 —Titos. L. Hisgen of Massachusetts, was nominated for president and J. T. Graves of Georgia, for vice-president, in the first national convention of the In dependence pnrty at Chicago. Nov. 3—Wm. H. Taft elected president and Jas. F. Sherman vice-president of the United States, on the Republican ticket by an electoral vote of 327, de feating William Jennings Bryan and J. W. Kern, Democratic candidates for Î »resident and vice-president, respective ly....Chas. A. Deneen re-elected govern or of Illinois. Thos. A. Marshall elect ed governor of Indiana....Fred M. War ner re-elected governor of Michigan.... Janies A. Davidson re-elected governor of Wisconsin....ChaB. E. Hughes re elected governor of New York. At fKMMM Jan. 3—Gov. Hanly, Indiana, ordered troops to Muncte to suppress street car strike. Feb. 3 — Thomas Lewis elected pres ident of United Mine Workers of America. M— Southern railway cut labor wages ten per cent., ef fictive Mai 1 1 Mar. 2—Coal operators in Pittsburg dis trict commenced preparations for strike. 4—Fifteen thousand Iowa coal miners threatened complete shut-down of mines. 12—United Mine Workers opened wage ecalc session In Indianapolis, Ind. 17—3.500 St. Louis brewery employes struck for higher wages. Apr. I—Pending wage settlement. 230,000 miners suspended work In American mines— T. I.. I.ewls took up duties as miners' president and Invited operators to wage seale conference. 2—Six hundred Minneapolis, Minn., paper hangers and painters struck for closed ■hop. 10—Importation of strike breakers from St. Douis to work on Ponsalooa. Fla., street railways caused fierce rioting. 15 non-union men being injured. 12— Governor of Florida sent entire militia body to Pensacola. 12— Desperate riot at East St. Louis. 111., resulted from racial dispute among la borers at American Aluminum Works. 17— Central competitive Held of operat ors and miners readied wage agree ment of l»tl cents a ton—old agreement: 250,000 resumed work at once. 24— William D. Haywood was dropped .from employ of Western Federation of Miners. May II—Eight hundred Kansas City, Mo., brewery workers struck. 16—Street car strike rioting in Cleveland, O.. ceased. 28— W. S. Stone, Cleveland, i>., elected grand chief engineer of International Engineers' Brotherhood. Nov. 20—Samuel Compels re-elected pres ident of the American Federation of Ija hor at Denver, Col. ■ m — — y& Jan. 13—At Boyerton, Pa., 17S killed burn ing of opera house and subsequent pan ic resulting from explosion of moving _pi cture device. >7— Cyclone swept through Alabama, causing property loss of 8500,000. Feb. 14—Tornadoes devastated towns of Tyler. Texas, and Mossville, 8oso and Service, Miss., killing score and blow ing down many houses. Mar. 4—At Collnwood, O., 174 school chil dren perished as result of Are in pri mary school, and attendant panic. 22—At Hanna, Wyo., 70 killed by explo sions In Union Paclflc railroad mins Apr. 1—In Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky floods caused loss of seven lives and did 1600,000 damage to property. 12—At Chelsea, Maas., 12 persona killed; SO Injured In Are, which caused loss of 85.500,000; 1,500 families rendered homeless. 14—Three prairie lires In South Dakota destroyed farm property valued at 8400.000. gS—Tornadoes In Texas, South Dakota and Nebraska caused six deaths and much destruction of property. 24—In Louisiana, Mississippi, and Ala bama tornadoes, 360 lives lost; 46 towns I sittv wrc.toJi SB0ttI&J.oes 812,000,0081 May 11—Tornadoes in Henry county. 111.. Madison, Wis.. Oklahoma and Texas, bill' d IS persons and caused great prop erty loss. 12— Tornado which visited Helleview, Springfield. I.oujsville, Richfield and I* ort Crook, killed 12 persons. 13— Tornado wrecked Gilliam, I.a.. killing eight. 25— Northern and Central Texas Hood caused death of 12 persons. 27— Alfalfa county, Okla., tornado killed 15 persons and hundreds of head of cattle. Aug. 2—Furnfe, Coal Creek and Michael, H. C., wiped out by prairie lires; loss, ....Flood at Augusta, Ga., did damage of $10,000,000; 214 perished. 20—At Hailey ville, Okla., 30 miners per ished when fire destroyed hoisting shaft cattle. $1,000,000, and caused 14 deaths. Sep. 17—IJeut. Thomas K. Selfridge killed and Orville Wright seriously Injured by falling of aeroplane to ground during flight at Fort Meyer. 24—Minnesota forest fire loss estimated at $ 10 , 000 , 000 . Oct. 17—Near Metz, Mich., 13 forest fire refugees killed In wreck of train, which was caused by fire burning trestle work. 10—On Presque isle and in Alpena county, Michigan, 43 killed in forest fires. Nov. 29—At Marianna, Pa., coal mine, 170 miners perished as result of terrific ex plosion. Jan. 4 Boise, Idaho. Jury acquitted George Pettihono of murder of Ex-Gov. Sleun cnberg. 6— Harry K. Thaw entered plea of insan ity when killing of Stanford White was committed. 7— F. A. Heinz surrendered himself on charge of over-certification of checks representing over 8400,000. 0— Former Mayor Schmitz of San Fran cisco freed of graft charge by court of appeals. Feb. 1—Harry K. Thaw was found not guilty of Stanford White murder on in sanity grounds; committed to insane asylum. 6—Former Gov. Hargis of Ken lucky was shot and killed by his son. Beach Hargis. II— Mrs. Dora McDonald found not guilty of murder of Webster Guerin. Mar. 2—Chief of Police Shlppy of Chi cago, was stabbed by anarchist, who was killed by Shlppy; Shlppy's son shot down. 5—Two alleged negro murderers were lynched near Hawklnevllle. Ga. '» California supreme court released for mer Mayor 8chmlts of San Francisco, 1 ftlr.g graft charge. Four negroes lynched at Van Cleave, V'ss.. by mob. •S—'lurry Orchard at Caldwell. Idaho, sentenced to death, but clemency was •• •-v trended. \nurchlst Silvcrstein hurled bomb in i * » i '.qi.ure. New York, killing himself and companion and Injuring four po jW T 0 THEOOOMM. KOOJLVTLT Jan. 2—Curtis Guild, Jr., was Inaugur ated for third term as Massachusetts' governor. 21— Mississippi legis lature elected John Sharp Williams to United States sen ate. term to begin March 4, 1911.... Former Sen. Wet more elected to United States senate by Rhode Island legislature. Feb. 2S—Gov. Bradley (Ky.) elected to United States senate to succeed J. B. McCreary. Mar. 6—Gary elected United States sen ator by joint South Carolina legislative session. 20— Senate passed ship subsidy bill giv ing 16-knot vessels 84 a mile between this country, South America, Philip pines. Australia, China and Japan. 22— C. E. Littlefield (Me.) resigned as con gressman. 24— President Roosevelt sent special mes sage to congress, relating to child-em ployers' liability und Injunction in labor eases, tariff and other laws...'.John W. Stewnrt (Vt.) appointed to fill sen ate vacancy caused by death of Red field Proctor. 25— German government declined to re ceive D. J. Hill as ambassador to Ger many. 27— Hall Milton (Fla.) appointed to suc ceed late Senator Bryan. 28— Germany announced acceptance of D. J. Illll as nmbassador to Germany. 31—President Roosevelt accepted resigna tion of Ambassudor Tower ami sent to senate appointment of Dr. Hill. Apr. 1—Edwin Norris Inaugurated gov ernor of Montana. 2—Agricultural appropriation bill of $11. 508,806 passed house of representatives. 6—Sterling employers' liability bill passed house—House passed appropriation 1,111 for Pearl Harbor, Hawaii naval sta tion____Senator Milton sworn in to suc ceed lnte Senator Bryan. 2— President In special message asked suppression of anarchy. 21— President Roosevelt signed employers' liability bill. 27—President Roosevelt In special mes sage urged child labor law. May 14—vreeland currency bill passed house. 29— In trying to kill emergency currency bill Lafollette talked 18 hours. 36—Congress adjourned after senate passed emergency currency bill. Jun. 19— President Roosevelt accepted Secretary of War Taft's resignation, appointing Luke E. Wright his suc cessor. 23— Secretary Sleeper, In charge of Vene zuelan diplomatic affairs, left Caracas as result of Castro disputes. 30— Luke Wright took up office of secre tary of war, vice Taft, resigned. Jul. 9—Venezuela severed relations with United States by recalling diplomatic envoy. Senor Veloz-Golticoa. Nov. 13—Secretary of Navy Victor II. Metcalf resigned. Truman II. New berry named as successor. 24— Former Gov. Albert B. Cummins elect ed United States senator from Iowa, to fill out term of late Senator \V. B. Alli son. 27 United States and Japan signed treaty agreeing to respect each other's rights in Pacific and defining mutual attitude toward China. Dee. 7 Both houses of congress convened for second session of Sixtieth congress. II—House adopted resolutions, providing for the naming of a committee of In vestigation to probe secret service crit icisms in president's message. May 5—Five bodies of persons supposed ly murdered by Mrs. Belle Gunness dug up at ruins of her home at La Porte, Ind., where she and nor two children were thought to have died in burning home. •—Four more bodies found on Gunness farm at La Porte, Ind. Jun. 13—Mrs. Daniel Cooper. Cadillac, Mich., killed husband, live children and self. ...Gov. Willson. Kentucky, par doned Caleb Powers and James How ard. convicted of complicity in killing I of Wiliam Goebel. j 22— Nine negroes lynched and shot and I killed In Sabine county, Tenn., as re sult of two murders. Jul. 16—Guiseppe Alla, murderer of Fa ther Leo Heinrichs at Denver, was ex i ecuted at Canon City, Col. Aug. 1—Four negroes lynched at Russell ville, Ky., for praising killing of white ; man. 14— Springfield, 111., mob burned negro homes, killed two persons and ruled the city as result of removal of negro as saulter of Mrs. Richardson. 15— Troops rushed to Springfield, 111.; Wil liam Donegan lynched by mob, several shot. 17-Mobs at Springfield, 111., fired on troops; white man slain. Nov. 9—Former United States Sen. Ed ward W. Carmack was shot and killed I by Robert Cooper, a young attorney, at Nashville, Tenn., in street duel. Dee. 10—Abe Itucf, former San Francisco political boss, convicted of bribery.... Charles E. Davis found not guilty of murder of Dr. Frederick Rustin. 21—'Three negroes, arrested for murder, taken from Tiptonvillo, Tenn., jail and lynched in accordance with pre-ar ranged program. 26—Ray Lamphere, charged with murder of Mrs. Belle Gunness, was found guiltv of arson and sentenced to from 2 to 21 years in state prison, by Laporte Ind., jury. T mfa Jan. 2—State Bank, Rockyford, C o 1., closed doors. 6— Four big New York diamond firms forced Into trustee's hands; liabilities, $4,500,000. 8 — Chic ago Great Western railroad placed In hands ot receivers. 16—Western B a n k and Trust Co., Dal las, Tex., largest Texas saving bank, JOHN NOCN£F£LLE placed in receiver's Na 18—John R. Walsh, president Chicai tional bank and several railroads, con victed of misappropriating institution's funds. 21— Capital State Bank, Boise, Idaho, sus pended. 22— Traders and Mechanics' Bank. Pitts burg, I'a., closed doors. 25— National Bank of North Amer'ca, New York, closed for liquidation, by order of government. 29—New Amsterdam National bank, cap ital $1,000,000, and Mechanics ami Tra ders' bank, both of New York, taken in charge by comptroller of currency. 31—Oriental Bunk of New York closed doors, following run. Feb. 13— W. B. Ridgely, comptroller of currency, accepted presidency of re organized National Bank of Commerce, Kansas City, Mo. 26— International and Great Northern Railroad Co., a Gould line, placed In re ceivers' hands. 27— Financiers E. U. Thomas and O. F. Thomas Indicted on charge of misman agement of funds of Provident Savings Life Assurance society. Mar. 13—John R. Walsh denied new trial; sentenced to five years in federal prison. 16— People's National bank, Aspin, Col., closed. Apr. 1—Pike County Bank and Trust Co., Macomb City, Miss., placed In receiver's hands. 21—Bank of Wauseon, Wauseon, O.. closed doors. 24—T. A. McIntyre & Co., with houses In many cities, failed for $1,000.006. May 8—Euclid Avenue Trust Co., Cleve land. O., assigned. 14 —Reserve Trust Co., and American Sav ings hank, Cleveland, O., closed their doors. 28— G. W. MacMIllen & Co., Pittsburg, Pa., stockbrokers, failed; liabilities, $1.SCO,000. Jun. 3—Kosciusko Company bank, War saw, Ind., closed by state auditor. 23— Citizens' bank, Dover, Ky., closed doors. Jul. 14—National Deposit bank, Philadel phia, Pit., closed by comptroller of cur rency. 17— Farmers and Merchants' Banking Co., Cleveland, O., failed. Aug. 6—First National hank. Belle Plaine, Minn., closed by order comptroller of currency: bank was Insolvent; Presi dent J. G. Lund committed suicide. 25 -A. O. Brown & Co., one of largest New York brokerage firms, failed; lia bilities over $1,000,000. Sep. 16—A. Booth & Co., largest fish house In country, forced Into receiver's hands. Oct. 16—Union National bank, Sommer vllle. Pa., closed by government. Nov. 2—Charles W. Morse and Alfred H. Curtis, great financiers, found guilty of mlsappricHtlon of funds Rnd falsify ing books of National Bank of Amer ica, New York. 6— C. W. Morse sentenced to 15 years; Curtis given liberty on suspended sen tence. 23—Eldred bank of Eldred, I'a., suspend ed; capital stock, $100,000. Dec. 7—National exchange bank at Springfield, Mo.. closed; excitement caused by effort of W. O. Oldham, cashier of State Savings bank, to shoot President II. B. McDaniel, of Union Na tional bank. 11—Sprtngport, Mich., State Savings bank closed by bank examiner V" cr Ä n cfti le Parker building In New York de stroyed; loss $5,01)0,000; 4 tin men killed. 17- McNeil & Higgins grocery house de 24 — 1 'ortli and, Me., oit y hall and po lice bu •'Klim g destroyed : loss $1.00» 2S ( hica go "loop" fire enlist ■d $1.791 i.i" 'Q du mu gt • ____Coburn tv an »honst ■s. Illll' ;> n ap lis. ind., loss ! tftOO.t i) ' irt of Not i Mu mis pm klm * pin: it. K; insas r Uy, M !.. ill •strove«! : 1. )SS. $' ion.o. * ». 39 a "win 1 .akes, li linn.. wip •■! out Gt i >rgo Gould rosi iidonoi >• ; ! t 1 «akewi It Hi, N. J.. ik'Strovod ; loss. $7ii'O.i ;< V ( ). Feb. 4 Berlin. N. H.. hus ; nc •ss set*: ion Rained $400.009 loss. 5- B luck of IVoriu L. 111. . bui Minss de i.veil : loss, $500.00(1. Mar. I—Northern section of Tampa. FI.i , destroyed; loss. $600,000; militia called Oft____Two New York fires cause.! 1 .a of $2,625.000. 13—Big Timber, Mont., business section wiped out; loss. 1400,000. 26— Lelaml hotel. Springfield. 111., de stroyed: loss. $75,000. Apr. 3—Peoria distillery damaged to ex tent of $236.000... Four Lynchburg, Va., factories destroyed; loss. $225.000. 22-Nine Richmond, Vt., business blocks di stroyed. May 3— Antipolo, P. I., destroyed. 2—Business districts of Coalton, O., and Walkerton, Ind., destroyed. 6—At New Orleans; loss. $400,000. 2—Two Atlanta. Ga„ business buildings destroyed; loss, $1,250,000. 11— Camp Cook, 8. D.. destroyed; loss. $ 200 . 000 . 12— Omaha Packing Co., Bouth Omaha, Neb., destroyed: loss, $500.000. Jun. 12—Morris packing plant burned at Kansas City. Kan., loss. $350.000. M— Business section ot Three Rivers, Quo., destroyed; loss, IMSO.OOO....Block of Port Chester, N. Y.. buildings de stroyed; loss, $500.000. 84—'Three oil refineries destroyed as re sult of lightning: in western and north ern Pennsylvania; loss. $500,000. 26— Duluth, Minn., docks and sheds de stroved: loss, $1,200,000. jul. 8—Boston harbor front destrojed; loss. $1.500.004. 21^„»o„wood. Idaho, destroyed; loss, W—Philadedphla pier and merchandise destroyed; loss, $400,000. Aug. 3—Armour elevators and Burlington railroad property at Chicago, destroyed: loss, $2.000,000. In New York Central yards. East Buf falo, N. Y.; loss. $1,000,000. 3(b-New Orleans business section sus tained $2,000,000 damage....Darby, Mont., almost completely destroyed. Sep. 4—Rawhide, Nev., largely destroyed; loss. $750,000. 6—Armour wool house. Chicago stock yards, destroyed; loss, $500,000. 11— Cosmosdale, Ky., cement pilant de stroyed; loss, $2,000,000. Oct. 4—Pittsburg, Pa., plate glass com pany works damaged, $500.000. : 17—Rock Island, 111., loss, $500,000. » 21—Denver Col., mills destroyed; loss $450,000. Nov. 2—Phlladedpliia, Pa., lumber yards destroyed; $750.000. 17'~» nf »» ano » a i Miss., cotton warehouses destroyed; loss. $300,000. 12— Bardstown, Ivy., distillery warehouses destroyed; loss, $1,150,000. gb.ove.hs CLEVELAND years. A Jan. 2—Dr. Nicholas Senn, foremost American surgeon, at Chicago. 12—Rabbi Bernhard Felsenthal, oldest Jewish theologian in America, at Chi cago. 18— Edmund Clarence Stedman, banker, poet and literary critic, a t New York, aged 75 years. 19— Charles Emory Smith, editor Philadel phia Press, former postmaster-general and former minister to Russia, at Phil adelphia, aged 65. 22— Morris J. Jessup, retired banker, at New York. 23 — Edward Alexander McDowell, com poser, at New York, aged 46. 26—Miss Louise de la Ramee, writer, at Florence, Italy, aged $4. 28—Gen. John Coburn at Indianapolis, Ind., aged 83....Francois Marie Benja min Richard, cardinal and archbishop of Paris, at Paris, aged 89____Gen. C. H. Howard at Glencoe, 111., aged 67. Feb. 2—Dennis O'Sullivan, Irish actor, at Columbus, O. 20— Senator Asbury C. Latimer of South Carolina at Washington, D. C. 21— C. S. Noyes, editor Washington Star, at Pasadena, Cal., aged 83. Mar. 2—James Oliver, millionaire plow manufacturer, at South Bend. Ind. 4—United States Sen. Kedfield Proctor, Vermont, at Washington. 17— United States Sen. William Pinckney Whyte, Maryland, at Baltimore, Md. 20— Rev. Charles II. Fowler, Methodist Episeopal bishop, at New York, aged 71. 22 - l'nlted States Sen. W. Janies Bryan, Florida, fit Washington, D. C. 24— Duke of Devonshire Spencer Comp ton Cavendish, at London. Apr. 7—Congressman A. L. Brick, Indiana, at Indianapolis, Ind. 8—Attorney Charles Quarles at Milwau kee. 12—Gen. B. M. Cutclieon, Michigan con gressman, at Ypsilantl, Mich., aged 72. 16— Ferdinand Shoemaker, "oatmeal king," at Akron, O. 19— Former United States Sen. Conover, Florida, at Port Townsend, Wash. 26— Former United States Sen. J. N. Cam den, West Virginia, at Baltimore, aged SO. May 13—Rear Admiral Charles M. Uac, engineer-in-chief of navy, at Washing ton. ,, May 15—Former Congressman J. H. Row ell, Illinois, at Bloomington. 111. 22— Gov. John Sparks, Nevada, at Carson City; succeeded by D. S. Dickerson. 27— Rear Admiral A. S. Crowinshield, re tired. at Philadelphia. 28— Lieut.-Gen. Stephen Lee, commander in-ehlef United Confederate Veterans, at Vicksburg. Miss. Jun. 1—Former United States Sen. James K. Jones, Arkansas, at Washington, aged 69. 10— Oliver H. P. Belmont, banker and pol itician, at Hempstead, T,. I. 12— Former Supreme Court Judge J. V. Wright, at Washington, aged SO. 17— Congressman A. A. Wiley, Alabama, at Hot Springs. Va. 23— Ex-President W. B. Leeds, of Rock Island railway, at Paris. 24— Grover Cleveland, twice United States president, at Princeton, N. J.. due to heart trouble and complications, aged 72. 26—Congressman W. H. Parker. South Dakota, at Deadwood, S. D.. aged 61. Jul. 2—Murat Halstead, journalist, at Cin cinnati. O., aged 79. 3— Joel Chandler Harris, known as "Uncle R' mus," at Atlanta, Ga. 21— Protestant-Episcopal Bishop Henry C. Potter at Cooperstown, N. Y. 25— !.s»uls E. Snow, insurance man, at St. Louis, aged 66. 36—Former California Gov. James H. Budd, at Stockton, Cal., aged 58. Aug. 4—United States Sen. William B. Allison, at Dubuque, la., aged 79.... Bronson Howard, dramatist, at Avon by-the-Sea, N. Y., aged 66. 14—Ira D. Snnkey, evangelist, at Brook lyn, aged 68. 20— J. V. Farwell, millionaire merchant, at Chicago, aged 83. 23— Ex-Gov. N. O. Murphy, Arizona, at San Diego, Cal. 24— United States Ambassador from Ger many Baron Speck von Sternburg, at Heldelburg, Germany. 26— "Tony" Pastor, theatrical manager, at Elmhurst, L. I„ aged 71. 27— Former United States Sen. Col. W. F. Vilas. Wisconsin, at Madison, VV1s. Sep. 1—Rear Admiral Henry Glass, re tired. fit Paso Robles. Cal. 4— Commissioner of Labor Frank P. Snr goant, at Washington, aged 54____Brig. Gi n. A. W. Corliss, retired, fit Denver. Col. 25 Leslie Carter. Chicago, railroad flnan eier, at Chicago. Oct. 12—Ex-Congressman .1. A. Scranton. Pennsylvania, at Scranton Pa. 13- l'Vrmcr Hopkins University President P. c. Gilman, at Norwich. Conn. 20 ( Charles E. Norton, philanthropist, at 3" Mrs. William Astor, America's social tender, at New York. N"V. 4— T. E. Palma, first Cuban presi ik at, at Santiago, Cuba. 11— Rear Admiral J. M. Miller, gov ernor United States naval home, at Philadelphia. Dec. »; Rear Admiral Joseph B. Coghlan, who oninnianded Raleigh at battle of Manila, died at New Rochelle, N. Y. 5— Rrlg.-Gen. Henry Jacobson, retired, died at Leavenworth. Kan., aged 71 TOTE Jnn. 6— At Kickapoo, Kan., 7 drowned by overturning of skiff. '(-At Vinegar Bend, Ala., 5 in railroad collision. 13—At Jimtown, Pa., 5 drowned while skating. 27—At Bedford City, Va., 7 colored per sons burned to death. 39—Near Hawk's Nest, W. Va., 9 miners by explosion. 3i—Near Wesson, Miss., < by cyclone. Feb. 3—At Northumberland. Pa., 7 by boiler explosion. 10— At Bouth Carrollton, Ky., 9 In mine explosion....At New Ltskard, Ont., 7 burned to death. 11— At Vaudreull, Can., 9 by powder ex plosion. 12— At Providence, R. I., f In starch fac tory explosion. 16— At West Toledo, O., 7 In railroad col lision. 20—At Pinole, Cal., 8 by explosion of dynamite. 23 - At 8pring Valley, N. Y„ 7 in collision between wagon and railroad train. Mar. 15—At Nntches, Miss., 8 by gas ex plosion. Apr. 22— Near Laquin, Pa., 9 in train wreck. 23--At Ellsworth, Pa., 4 in coal mine ex plosion. 17— Near Helena. Ark., II by capsizing of carnival ateamar. 24— Near Ypsilantl, Mich., 9 In collision of lnterurban trolleys. May 2— At Chicago, 6 by explosion of naphtha tank. 3— At Fort Wayne, Ind., 20 In New Ave line hotel fire....At Brooklyn, N. Y„ 6 In tenement house fire. 1— Newport, Ore., 11 drowned when ^ steamer Kellon was wrecked In storm. 7—At New York, 4 In Incendiary tene ment fire. 12—At Lookout colliery, Mount Lookout, •*yo., 7 In explosion. 20—At Clarendon, Ark., 7 society persons by launch tank blast. Jun. 5—Near San Pedro, Cal., 6 by burst ing steampipe on cruiser Tennessee.... Near Annapolis, Md., 8 in head-on rail road collision. 6— At Gladstone, Col., 6 in mine by suf focation. 22— At Chicago, 111., 7 by heat. 25— At Chicago, 111., 5 in fire and explo sion. 26— Near Chadron, Neb., 5 In railroad wreck. 28— At Clinton. Minn., 7 by tornado. 29— Near Wellington, Kan., 5 drowned by flood caused by cloud-burst. Jul. 2—Near Knobnoster, Mn., 9 in fast train collision. At Cleveland, O., 7 In fireworks explo sion. 5-At Oakland, Cal., 6 In railroad collision. 12— Near Million, Mass., 4 drowned as result of launch explosion. 15— At Williamstown, Pa., 7 miners In terrific explosion....At Youngstown, O., 6 by sewer cave-in. 16— At Cleclum, Wash., 9 in powder explo ■ sion. J 19—Near Columbia City. Ind., 6 In colli sion between train and auto. ! Aug. 3—At San Francisco, Cal., 5 in auto accident. 4— At Galena, 111., 4 drowned while bath ing. 7— At Warren's Landing, Can., 8 in burn ing steamer. 9— At New York, 4 In tenement house fire. 10— At York, Pa., 8 In boiler explosion. 13— At Kilbourne, Wis., 4 drowned by cap sizing of launch. 25—At Chelsea, Mass., 8 by collapse of building. 28—Near Wilkesbarre, Pa., 6 In train col lision. Sep. 1—Off Deer Isle, 7 in capsizing of sloop. 8^-At Denver, Col., 4 In hotel fire. 15—At Windsor, Mo., 6 in powder explo sion. 25—At Young's Point, Mont., 19 In train collision. Oct. 1—At Sugar Ridge, O., 6 In train collision....At Scappoose, Ore., 6 In train collision. 4— At New York, 8 In tenement house fire. 5— At New York, 11 In incendiary tene ment house fire. 15—Near Fort Collins, Col., 7 in quarry explosion. Nov. 11—Near New Orleans, La., 11 in train collision....At Borrie, Wyo., 9 in collision. 20—Explosion of gas in Brooklyn, N. Y. street; 22 killed. 23— Tornadoes in western Arkansas caused loss of SO lives and damaged much prop erty. Dec. 4—Off Cape Ray, 28 in wrecking of _ steamer Soo City, in fierce gale. 6— On Lake Superior, 22 in sinking of Du luth steamer. r ™n KAUEJEs WILHELM Jan. 23—An attempt to overthrow Por tugal monarch and proclaim republic frustrated. Plot was to assassinate Premier Franco. Feb. 1— King Carlos and Crown Prince Lulz Philippe of Portugal shot to death on streets of Lisbon, while re turning from fete, by revolutionist. 2— Manuel II. proclaimed king of Portu gal. 3— Premier Franco resigned and fled from Portugal, being succeeded by Admiral Do Amaral. 7—Funeral of King Carlos and Crown Prince Lulz held In Lisbon. 20— Lieut-Gen. Stoessel condemned to die in St. Petersburg, for surrender of Port Arthur to Japanese. 28— Attempt to assassinate shah of Per sia at Teheran failed, three persons be ing killed____At mine near San Juan de Sabinas. Mexico, 70 killed by explosion. Mar. 7—Japan's ultimatum In Tatsu Ma ru seizure by Chinese presented to lat ter's government at Pekin. 15—Fire In business section Bahia, Bra zil, caused $1,000,000 loss und killed seven. 18— Lieut.-Gen. Smirnoff wounded in St. Petersburg duel with Lieut.-Gen. Fock, whose bravery In Port Arthur defense had been questioned. 23— Steamer Matsu and Hldeyoshi in col lision near Hadakode, Japan, cost 300 lives. 27— Cbilapa, Mexico, destroyed by earth quake shocks, and 500 persons killed. Apr. 4—Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman resigned as prime minister of Great Britain and his resignation was accept ed by the king. 13—Floods at Hankow, China, killed 2,000 persons. 19— Italian squadron prepared for demon stration In Turkish waters. 22— Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, for mer British premier, died In London. 23— Lieut.-Gen. Llnevitch, aide-de-camp to Emperor Nicholas, died in St. Peters burg 24— The duke de Chaulnes, who married Miss Theodora Shonts, died suddenly in Paris. 26—British cruiser Gladiator collided with American liner, St. Paul, off Isle of Wight, 28 perishing____Half of Notre Dame <le Salette, Ontario, buried un der landslide, 30 being killed. 29— Three thousand Christian Armenians massacred by Kurds in Persia____Jap anese cruiser Matsushima sunk off Pos en dores islands by explosion which killed 250. May t—Ferry boat capsized near Ilykhoff In le> government of Mohileff, drown ing 120. 6 Yeung Manuel formally swore alle glanee as king of Portugal. 21— Near Antwerp 60 persons killed in railway collision. 2t Francois Coppce, noted French poet and dramatist, died. 2<— Fire in Kiang-Li eoal mines in China suffocated 1,000. Jun. 2—Gin. Sir Redevers Buller, Boer war general, died in London. 1— Cloudburst at Guanajuato, Mex„ killed 20 persons... .Forty ships wrecked and 270 pearl fishers drowned in typhoon off Australian coast. '5—Fifty Japanese boats wrecked in storm. 350 men being drowned. .4—Queen Victoria of Spain gave' birth to a second son. 25— Nearly 500 persons killed in street fighting at Teheran. Persia____Eighty five persons perished in sinking of steamship Larache. near Muros, Spain. 26— Mexican revolutionists attacked Los Vacas but were repulsed, 50 being killed. Jul. 2—Explosion of gas in mine at Wuso vo. Russia, killed S'O miners. 5—Four hundred buildings at Port au Prince. Hayti. destroyed by fire. 28— Dutch cruiser Gelderland ordered to Venezuela to protect Dutch interests. 30— Village of Mehrn In Austrian Tyrol destroyed by landslide, 16 persons be ing killed. Aug. 5—Bald Pasha, grand vizier of Tur key. resigned and sultan formed a new cabinet. 23— Mulat Ha fid proclaimed sultan of Mo rocco. after routing Abdel-Aziz who was sultan. Sep. 20 — Central Telephone building and postofllce at Paris, France, destroyed by fire: loss, $5,0(10.000. 22— Gun on French cruiser Latouche Tre ville exploded during gunnery drill, killing 1$ men. 24— 'Terrific typhoon swept Philippine Is le, nils. killing hundreds. Oct. 5—Independence of Bulgaria pro claimed, severing bonds of Turkey; ! rn-e Ferdinand proclaimed esar. *—Island of Crete proclaimed union with G recce. "i_Tvti''oon on Chlnoae coast cost lives •>f 3.000 persons. s' iv. 6—Japanese steamer. Talsh liant, sank in storm. 150 drowning. • -Victorien Sardou, France's most fa mous playwright, died. ' Emperor of China died after long ill ness In Peking. Prince Chun made re gent of the empire and Pu Wul, Iv^r ; resumptive. Hsl An, dowager empwis of £ , na ' ÿed suddenly In Peking and Prince Pu-WI, three years old, was placed on the throne. 25—British steamer Sardinia burned near \ aletta, Malta, 125 persons perishing. 2 \Tm? nv,ction . that Mme. Stelnhel stran ® ?d. ° r Pplsoned her husband Artist Adolphe Stelnhel and Mme. Japy, and perhaps caused death of M. Faure, for mer president of France, roused Paris to point of rioting. steamers collided off Chefoo, P ersons . including Ameri cans and Europeans, drowned. Alexi , s ' President of Hayti, deposed by people and fled Port au ? r *?£e, h ' a <1 <T: a , rtur 1 e being followed by a night of wild looting In which 12 per sons wore killed. Gen. Legitime pro claimed president.... Pu- Yl. th™e-y?a? old son of Prince Chun, was crowned emperor of China and ascended the throne. 11— Gen. Simon captured town of Go naives without resistance. *gr OTAHt.£.Y MerCHZL : Jan. 1—Owen Mo ran fought a 25 round draw with A he Attel. 3—Edward Hanlon, ex-world's cham pion oarsman, died at Toronto, Can. 6— George Dixon, ex world's champion pugilist, colored, died in New York. Feb. 13—J. E. Ven son jumped 116 ft., setting new Amer ican ski record. 16—John Mangseth Jumped 117 ft., break ing American ski record. 1$—A. Wengler, Chicago, broke world's bowling record at Cincinnati; score 699. 23— Venson again broke American ski rec ord; mark—122 ft. Mar. 18—Tommy Burns knocked out Jem Roche In first round at Dublin. 22—Evenson again broke ski record; Jumped 131 ft. 27—Calvin Demarest won national billiard championship at Chicago. Apr. 3—Frank Goteh won world's wres tling championship from George Ilaek enschmidt. 20—Henry Chadwick, "father of baseball," died In Brooklyn, aged 83. May 5—Calvin Demarest. Chicago, von international billiard championship at New York. Jun. 25—Harvard won varsity boat race from Yale. Jul. 4—"Battling" Nelson defeated Joe Gans. 7 rounds at Frisco, winning world's lightweight championship. 7— Mercedes car won Grand Prix auto race in France. Two men killed. 11—Thomas J. Brice, president Columbus baseball club, dropped dead. 13— Olympic games opened In London. 14— In Olympic games Flanagan. Ameri ca, won hammer throw, breaking Olym pic record; Sheppard, American, won 1,500 meter run. 16—Sheridan, American, won Olympic dis cus throw; Rose, American, won shot put. 24— John J. Hayes, American, won Olym pic Marathon race. 25— Olympic games closed, standing: America. 1U%: United Kingdom. 66 1-3; Sweden, 12V4; Canada, 11; South Africa, 8: Greece, 8: Norway. 5; Germany, 4; Italy, 3: Hungary, 2 1-3; France, 2 1-3; Australia. 1; Finland, 1. Aug. 22—Tommy Burns knocked out Squires. 13th round at Sydney, Australia. Sep. 7—Billy Papke knocked out Stan ley Ketchel, 12th round, at Los Angeles, Cal., winning middleweight world's pu gilistic championship____Handy. Chiea ■go, won ten mile swimming race at St. Louis. Mo. 9—Nelson knocked out Gans in 21st round at Frisco. Oct. 6— Detroit won American league baseball championship. 8— Chicago won National league baseball pennant. H—Chicago National league champions won world's baseball championship from Detroit. 24— George Robertson won Vanderbilt cup race In locomobile, setting new Amer ican record, 258.6 miles, In 4:00:4S 1-5.... Catherine Harley won women's nation al golf championship at Washington, D. C. Nov. 2—Jimmy Britt defeated Johnny Summers, 10th round, at London. 25— Dorando Pietrl defeated John J. Hayes, Olympic Marathon winner. In 26-mile race in Madison Square garden. New York, in renewal of Olympic struggle. 26— Stanley Ketchel knocked out Billy Papke in eleventh round at San Fran cisco, regaining middleweight cham pionship of the world. 26—Grand prize auto race at Savannah, Ga., won by Louis Wagner, in fastest time ever made for 40.2 miles. 30—In contest for Davis cup, Wright and Alexander, American tennis players, were defeated In Melbourne, Australia. Dec. 11—At meeting of national baseball commission, Umpires Klem and John stone charged that attempts were made to bribe them to "throw' f decisive Near York-Chicago game. Jan. 6—Employers' liability law held un constitutional by supreme court of the United States. Feb. 12—Six New York-to-Paris racing autos started from Herald square. New York. Mar, 12—Atlantic battleship fleet dropped anchor in Magdalena hay. 23--Supreme court ruled Minnesota and North Carolina had no right to fix railroad rights. Apr. 1—Mrs. Alfred G. Vanderbilt began suit for separation from husband. 14—Atlantic battleship fleet arrived at San Diego. Cal. 21-rIn Illinois town elections saloons won hi 66: "drys" in 44. 23—Illinois local option law held consti tutional. May 6— Atlantic battleship fleet arrived at San Francisco. 21—Miss Mae C. Wood lost divorce suit against United States Sen. Thomas C. Platt, ease being dismissed and Miss Wood jailed — Rev. Dr. Baxter I*. Ful lerton, St. Louis, elected moderator of Presbyterian church of United States, at Kansas City meeting. 25—Harry K. Thaw decided insane and re-sentenced to insane asylum. Jun. 11—Agnew-Hart anti-race track bills passed by New York legislature. 29—President Roosevelt ordered troops out against bandits on Mexican border in order to preserve neutrality law. Jul. 7—Atlantic battleship fleet sailed from San Francisco on rour.d-the-world trip. 31—Standard Oil $29.240.000 line decision unanimously reversed by United States court of appeals at Chicago. Sep. 3— Col. H. M. Nevius elected com mander of the Grand Army of the Re public; Mrs. W. L. Gilman. Roxbury, Mass., elected president of Women's Relief Corps. 4—Orville Wright at Fort Meyer broke world's aeroplane record by remaining In air over an hour. 10— Orville Wright again broke world's record, remaining in air 1:05:52. 11— Orville Wright broke world's recold, remaining In air 1:10:26. 31—Wilbur Wright broke brother's world's record at Le Mane, France, Re maining In air 1:M:25. Nov. 10-Petitlon for rehearing of Stan dard Oil $29,340.000 ease refused by United States circuit court of appeals at Chicago. Dec. 8—Senor Don Juan Barrios, minis ter of foreign affairs of Guatemala, iw - talned serious Injuries in automobile ac cident at Washington. II—National Rivers and Harbors con gress passed resolution. as':!ng $5>9.000. 0C0 bond issue for Improv;n;tn:s cn riv ers and liarb'u « of tic voun.ry.... Armed fanatic terror red lilgi-.v:.:-! . N. J.. shooting several until run down and shot by police and mob of cl 1 1 s en s.