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" OF THE YEAH 19 3 6 COMPILED BY E. W. FiCKARD DOMESTIC Jan. I—Franklin C. Hoyt resigned as fed eral alcohol administrator. Jan. 3—Congress opened its session and President Roosevelt delivered his message on the state of the nation. ..... ... Jan. B—Supreme Court decided the AAA was unconstitutional. . .... . . , President Roosevelt submitted budget message for fiscal year 1937. Jan. 9—Democratic national convention, opening June 23. awarded to Philadelphia. Jan. 10—House passed immediate pay ment of bonus bill. Jan. 11—New Jersey court of pardons re fused to commute Hauptmann’s sentence. Jan. 13—Supreme Court ordered return of impounded processing taxes. Jan. 16—Bruno Hauptmann reprieved for 30 days by governor of New Jersey. Jan. 20—Senate passed bonus bill provid ing payment by baby bonds. Jan. 21 Deficiency appropriation bill asked SSB 200.000 for New Deal. Jan. 22—Bonus bill sent to President. Jan. 23—Senate committee rejected sub •titute AAA bill. . . ... . Jan. 24.—President vetoed bonus bill and house voted to override the veto. House voted $296,000,000 for AAA farm contracts. . , _ . Jan 27—Senate passed baby bond bonus bill over Presidential veto. Jan. 31—Huey Long's widow appointed senator from Louisiana to fill out his term. Feb. 4—Senate repealed cotton, tobacco and potato control acts. Feb. s—House repealed the three farm acts Feb. 6—House voted to Impeach Federal Judge Halstead Ritter of southern district of Florida. .... ~. .. Feb. 10—Supreme Court held invalid the Louisiana law taxing newspaper advertising. Feb. 13—Wayne Chatfield-Taylor made as aistant secretary of treasury. Feb. 14—House passed $545,000,000 army appropriation. , , Feb. 15—New farm bill passed by senate. Feb. 17—Supreme court upheld right of TV A to distribute electricity developed at Wilson dam. House voted to extend neutrality act one yC Feb. 18—Senate passed neutrality extern Blon bill. , . Feb. 21—House passed new farm bill. Feb 23—Chief of Police E. Francis Griggs of Puerto Rico assassinated bv two nation alists. Feo. 24—Maj. Gen. Johnson Hagood re moved from command for criticizing ad ministration. ~ . . ... Feb. 26—President Roosevelt vetoed $50.- 000.000 seed loan bill. Feb. 28—Interstate commerce commission Out basic railway fares to 2 cents a mile. Feb. 29—President signed revised neutral- Boulder dam turned over to reclamation service. March I—New York building service work ers struck. March 3-President in message to con gress proposed new taxes of sl.l3i.ooo.iKJU. March 4— Completed Norris dam opened by President Roosevelt. March 10—Arthur W. Cutten of Chicago, noted grain speculator, indicted for income tax evasion. . .. _ March 11—District of Columbia Supreme court permanently enjoined seizu r of tele grams by senate committee. March 14—New York building service strike settled by compromise. March 18—President Roosevelt asked con gress for $1,500,000,000 for relief in next fiscal year. _ March 22—President Roosevelt started on annual fishing trip. . March 23—Senate passed War department appropriation bill. . _ , _, March 24—Federal Judge Barnes in Chi-, cago declared national labor relations act unconstitutional. _ , . March 30—Federal Judge Samuel Alschu ler of Chicago resigned. April 3—Bruno Hauptmann executed at Trenton, N. J„ for kidnaping and murder of Col. Charles A. Lindbergh’s baby son. April 6—Supreme court decision curbed powers of securities exchange commission. April B—District of Columbia Supreme court justice refused to enjoin Black com mittee in Hearst telegram case. April 10— President Roosevelt returned to Washington. . . . _ , „ April 13— President appointed General Ha giod to command of Sixth corps area at Aprfl°i7— Federal Judge Halsted L. Ritter of Florida found guilty by senate on im peachment charges and removed from of fiCG April 29—House passed $803,000,000 tax bill .. May I—Alvin Karpis, "public enemy No. 1,” captured in New Orleans. House passed $531,000,000 navy bill. May B—Senate passed house naval ap propriation bill. May 11—House passed $2,364,299,000 relief and deficiency bill. National Red Cross convention opened In Chicago. May 13— Frazier-Le-nke farm mortgage refinancing bill defeated in house. May 18—Guffey coal act declared Invalid by Supreme court. May 25—Supreme court declared Invalid the municipal bankruptcy act. Socialist party nominated Norman Thomas for President. May 30—Senate approved Florida ship canal appropriation. . , . June I—Senate passed relief and defi ciency bill ... United States Supreme court held Invalid New York minimum wage law. j une 4—William B. Bankhead, Alabama, elected speaker to succeed the late J. W. B3 June 6—Texas Centennial exhibition opened at Dallas. .... ~, . ... Speaker Byrns’ funeral held at Nashville. June 7—Sixte-n insane felons fled Minne sota prison June 9—Republican natioral convention opened In Cleveland. June 11—Gov. Alf M. Landon of Kansas ncminated for Preside it by Republicans. June 12— Republicans nominated Frank Ki.ox of Chicago for vice president. President Roosevelt delivered aJdress at the Texas Centennial exposition 1 1 Dallas. June 14—President Roosevelt dedicated George Rogers Clark memorial at Vin cennes. Ind. Delivery of bonus bonds to veterans be n June 17—House defeated Black-Smith anti lobby bill, and Florida ship canal bill. June 18—Congress passed anti-communist bill. June 20—Congress adjourned. June 23— Democratic national convention opened at Philadelphia. June 26—Franklin D. Roosevelt renomi nated by acclamation by Democrats. June 27—John N. Garner renominated ior vice prestdenc”. , _ , July 7— Postmaster General Farley given leave of absence until after election. July 11—Roosevelt dedicated $65,000,000 New York Tri-Borough bridge. Ruth Brvan Owen married Capt. Boerge Rohde of Denmark. ... , .. July 14—President Roosevelt and sons left on two weeks’ cruis July 15—Townsend followers opened con vention in Cleveland. Former Lieut. C-imdr. John S. Farnsworth arrested on charge of selling naval informa tion to Japanese. .... ... July 18—Government drouth relief ex tended to 16 states. .... July 23—Alf M. London officially notified of ms nomination for Presidency. July 29—President Roosevelt ended vaca tion cruise at Campobello island. N. B. July 30—Col. Frank Knox officially ac cepted Republican nomination for vice pres ident. July 31—President Roosevelt visited gov ernor general of Canada In Quebe Aug. 4—Fifty-eight perso- s, 23 petroleum concerns and three publishing companies in dicted by federal grand jury for violating antf-tmst law Aug. 5—A. I. of L. council suspended ten unions dominated by John L. Lewis. Aug. 16—National Union for Social Jusrice. In convention In Cleveland, indorsed Lemke for President of United States and elected Father Coughlin its president. Aug. 24—William Phillips, undersecretary of state, appointed ambassador to Italy. Aug. 25—William C. Bullitt lamed am bassador to France, vice Jesse I. Straus, re- President Roosevelt began 12-day tour of drouth area Aug. 30—Ruth Bryan Owen resigned at minister to Denmark. Sept. 3—President Roosevelt met Gover nor Landon and six other midwest gover nors at Des Moines In drouth relief con ference. Sept. 4—All Minneapolis flour mills closed by strike. . . _ Sept. s—Suspension of ten unions by A. F. of L. in effect. Sept. 14—Maine senatorial and state elec tion carried by Republicans. Sept. 20—G. A. R. national encampment opened in Washington. American Legion opened convention In Cleveland, dedicating Peace Gardens. Sept. 24—American Legion elected Harry W. Colmery of Topeka national commander. C H. Williams Ruhe of Pittsburgh elected commander-in-chief of G. A. R. Sept. 25—Harry Woodring given recess appointment as secretary of war. Sept. 26—Flour mill workers’ strike In Minneapolis ended by compromise. Oct. 20— Ambassadors Suvich of Italy and De los Rios of Spain and Minister Mar ler of Canada presented their credentials to President Roosevelt. Oct. 22—Secretary of Interior Ickes re leased more than $9,000,000 for PWA proj ects in 34 states . , . , Oct. 23—Burlington Zephyr train broke world record in run from Chicago to Den ver Oct. 30—Strike of 37.000 maritime workers tied up Pacific coast shipping. Nov. 3—Roosevelt and Garner re elected President and vice president; electoral vote 523. to 8 for Landon and Knox. Nov. 6— General maritime strike voted by workers' committee. Leading steel producers announced wage increases averaging 10 per cent. Nov. 10—National conference on labor leg islation opened in Washington. Nov. 12—Great San Francisco Bay bridge formally opened. . Nov. 14 Engagement announced of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Jr., son of the Presi dent, and Ethel du Pont. Nov. 16—American Federation of Labor convention opened in Tampa. Nov. 17—President Roosevelt started on trip to Buenos Aires. Army board of engineers recommended completion of Florida ship canal. R. G. Tugwell resigned as assistant sec retary of agriculture and resettlement ad ministrator. _ , . , . Nov. 20— Joseph E. Davis appointed am bassador to Russia. Nov. 23—U. S. Supreme court upheld New York state’s unemployment insurance law. A. F. of L. convention approved suspen sion of rebel C. I. O. unions. Nov 25 Federation of Labor voted against formation of labor political party. Nov. 27— American Federation of Labor convention declared for 30 hour week and re elected President William Green. Nov. 28—International Live Stock show opened in Chicago. , ... Nov 29—Herman Strelle of Alberta won wheat king title for fifth time. Dec. I— Government chartered ship sailed for Alaska with food. Two more unions joined in maritime work ers' strike. _ Dec 2— Libby-Owens-Ford Glass company plant at Ottawa, 111., closed by strike. Senator Borah announced opposition to reduction of French war debt. Longshoremen at New York boycotted French ship. _ . - . X3 ec . 3 —Dr. F. E. Townsend and two as sociates indicted for contempt of house of representatives. Automotive workers' strike extended to Goodyear tire plant at Akron. Ohio. Dec. 4—Republican Chairman John Hamil ton announced he would submit his resig nation on Dec. 17. Dec. 9—Final election returns showed Roosevelt's plurality to be 11,069.699. Donald Richberg resigned as special as sistant attorney general. Dec. 15—President Roosevelt returned to Washington from South American trip. Dec. 17—Republican national committee rejected Chairman Hamilton's resignation. FOREIGN Jan. 10—Miguel Gomez elected president of Cuba. Jan. 17—Eleven acquitted, nine convicted in great Stavisky fraud trial in Paris. Jan. 20—King George of England died. Jan. 21—Former Prince of Wales pro claimed King Edward VIII. Jan. 23—Premier Laval of France re signed. Jan. 24—Albert Sarraut formed new French cabinet. . . Feb. 13—French cabinet suppressed all royalist organizations because of riots. Feb. 16—Leftists won Spanish elections. Feb. 17—Paraguay government seized by military revolutionaries. Rafael Franco made president. Feb. 19—Manuel Azana made premier of Spain. Feb. 26—Japanese militarists revolted and assassinated several high officials; govern ment buildings in Tokio seized. Feb. 29—Rebellion in Japan quelled. March 9—New Japanese cabinet headed by Koki Hlrota installed. March 11—Franco made Paraguay a to talitarian state. March 13—Serious Marxist riots through out Spain. .. , _ March 14—Franco government in Para guay recognized by United States and other nations. March 20—Mexican government permitted reopening of 3,000 Catholic churches. March 23 Mussolini abolished Italian chamber of deputies and nationalized all large industries. President Varga, proclaimed martial law in Brazil. March 29—Germany gave Hitler almost unanimous vote in reichstag elections. April 1— Austria decreed general con scription, violating St. Germain treaty. April 7—Spanish parliament voted Presi dent Zamora out of office. April 10—Mexican government expelled former President Calles. April 24 Honduran government an nounced suppression of a rebellion. April 25—Eleazar Contreras elected presi dent of Venezuela. April 26—Combination of Communists and Socialists won majority in French parlia mentary elections. April 28—King Fuad 1 of Egypt died and was succeeded by Crown Prince Farouk. May 2—Wafd party won Egyptian parlia mentary elections. May 3—Coalition of leftists won control of French assembly. May 10—Manuel Azana made president of Spain. May 13—Prince von Starhemberg, vice chancellor of Austria, dropped from cabi net. May 15—Chancellor Schuschnlgg of Aus tria decreed dissolution of all private arm ies. May 17—Bolivian army officers forced President Sorzano to resign and named Col. David Toro to succeed him. May 20 —Miguel Mariano Gomez inaug urated president of Cuba. May 30—Military revolt started in Nica ragua. June 2—J. H. Thomas, resigned British colonial secretary, found guilty of disclos ing budget secrets. June 4—Leon Blum. Socialist, became premier of France. June 7—Million French workers won strike as employers accepted ”NRA” of Premier Blum. June 10—Spanish Reds and syndicalists fought machine gun battle at Malaga. June 15—Pope Pius created two new Ital ian cardinals. June 18—French cabinet decreed dissolu tion of all Fascist organizations. July 18 Gen. Gustav Orlicz-Dreszer. chief of Poland’s air force, killed in crash with two other officers. July 18—Fascists and royalists started revolution in Spain. July 28—Spanish government seized all church and school property and took oon trol of industry and finance. Aug. s—Premier Metaxas of Greece set up a dictatorship because of Communist plot. Aug. 19—Zinoviev. Kamenev and 14 oth ers pleaded guilty to conspiracy to kill Stalin and seize control of Soviet Russia. Aug. 23—Russian conspirators sentenced to death. British liner Queen Mary set new trans atlantic speed record. Aug. 24—Sixteen Russian conspirators ex ecuted by firing squad. Hitler doubled period of military train ing In Germary. Aug. 25—C. T. Wang made Chinese am bassador to United States. Sept. 3—Great Britain put Palestine under martial law. Sept. 4—Caballero. Socialist leader, be came premier of Spain. Spanish rebels captured Iran. Sept. 7—France decided to spend $930.- 000,000 on army. Sept. 11—British trades union congress rejected "popular front” alliance with com munists. Sept. 12—Spanish rebels captured San Sebastian. Sept IS—Spanish loyalists dynamited part MIDLAND JOURNAL, RISING SUN, MD. of Alcazar at Toledo, killing many rebel defenders. Sept. 25—French government decided to abandon gold standard and devaluate the franc. Sept. 27—Spanish rebels captured Toledo and rescued the Alcazar garrison. Oct. I—Gen. Francisco Franco became head of the Spanish Insurgent Junta. Austria, repudiating the treaty of St. Germain, called 8,000 youths for compulsory military training. French parliament passed franc devalua tion bill. Oct. 4—Serious riots In Parts between communists and nationalists. Oct. s—ltaly devalued the lira. Oct. 11—Arab general strike In Palestine against Jewish Immigration called off. Oct. 14—Belgium dropped all military alliances. Oct. 30—Spanish rebel planes bombed Madrid, killing 189. Military coup forced reorganization of Iraq government. Nov. 3—King Edward of England opened parliament, pledging the nation to peace. Nov. 4 —Spanish insurgents captured Ma drid suburbs. Nov. 7—Spanish government fled from Madrid to Valencia. Nov. 15—Spanish rebels forced crossing of Manzanares river and entered one sec tion of Madrid. Nov. 18—Roger Salengro, French minister of the Interior, assailed by rightists, com mitted suicide. General Franco, Spanish rebel chief, de clared blockade of Barcelona. Nov. 24 —Dictator Stalin presented new constitution to Russia. Nov. 28—Military revolt In Quito. Ecua dor. suppressed by government. Dec. I—Spanish loyalists launched great offensive against Fascist Insurgents. Germany decreed death penalty for those who hoard wealth abroad. New Russian constitution approved by soviet congress. British house of lords defeated bill to permit "mercy killings.” Dec. 2—British Prime Minister Baldwin pleaded with King Edward to accept cabi net's advice to relinquish his Intimacy with Mrs. Wally Simpson. Renewed rebel air raids on Madrid killed hundreds. Coup d'etat In Greece foiled by govern ment. Dec. 3 —King Edward defied cabinet's de mand that he choose between the throne and Mrs. Simpson. Dec. s—Pope Pius stricken with paralysis. Russia's new constitution given final ap proval by all-union congress of soviets. Dec. 6—Mexico offered to let Trotzky, Russian exile, reside in that country. Dec. 7—Mrs. Wallis Simpson announced her willingness to renounce her association with King Edward of England to end the crisis. Dec. 10—King Edward of England abdi cated In favor of his brother, the duke of York. Dec. 11—British parliament and the do minions accepted Edward’s abdication and the accession of George VI. Dec. 12—George VI was proclaimed king of Great Britain and made Edward duke of Windsor. Dictator Chiang Kal - shek of China kidnaped In Sianfu by mutinous troops of Marshal Chang. Dec. 17—Giuseppe Motta elected president of Switzerland. INTERNATIONAL Jan. I—Emperor of Ethiopia protested to League of Nations against use of poison gas by Italians and bombing of Swedish ambu lance. Jan. 4—ltalian flyers bombed Egyptian Red Cross camp in Ethiopia. Jan. 15—Japan withdrew from naval con ference in London. British Red Cross unit in Ethiopia bombed by Italian airmen. Jan. 22—Seven European powers pledged co-operation of war forces against Italy, if Britain was attacked. Jan. 29—Manchukuo opened military op erations against Outer Mongolia. Feb. 15 ltalians defeated Ethiopians after six days' battling on northern front. March I—Ethiopians defeated by Italians in another great battle, in Tembien area. March 3—League of Nations committee asked Italy and Ethiopia to consider an armistice. . . . March s—Ethiopia accepted proposal for 7—Hitler denounced the Ldbarno treaty and remilitarized the Rhineland; France moved troops to border and in voked covenant of league against Germany. Mussolini accepted in principle parley of fer in Ethiopian war. March 12—Great Britain, France, Bel gium and Italy indicted Germany for viola tion of Locarno treaty and referred further action to League of Nations council. French senate ratified mutual assistance treaty with Russia. March 17—Hitler accepted invitation to be represented at league council meeting in London. March 19—League council condemned Germany for violating treaties. March 20 —Four Locarno powers proposed plan for settlement of Rhineland crisis, vir tually an ultimatum to Germany. March 21—United States, Britain and France agreed on treaty limiting size of battleships. . March 22—Italy, Austria and Hungary atrengthened their alliance. March 24—Hitler rejected four-power peace proposals. . „ March 29—Italian bombers destroyed Har rar, second city of Ethiopia. March 30—Iran withdrew Its diplomatic representatives from Washington. March 31—Hitler proposed to other Lo carno powers an armistice in Rhineland dispute and consideration of his peace plans. April 4—ltaly announced great victory over Ethiopian forces. April B—France rejected Hitler i settle ment plan. . _ April 14—Italian forces occupied Dessye, Ethiopia. April 15—British, French and Belgian gen eral staffs planned united defense against possible attack by Germany. April 17—Turkey remilitarized the Dar danelles In violation of Lausanne treaty. League of Nations abandoned effort to end Italo-Ethiopian war. May 2—Ethiopian imperial family aban doned Addis Ababa as Italians drew near; city burned and looted by natives. May s—ltalians occupied Addis Ababa and declared the war ended. May 9 —ltaly formally annexed Ethiopia and announced restoration of Roman em pire. May 12—Mussolini recalled Italian dele gates from Geneva; league council ad journed to June 15. May 15 Guatemala withdrew from League of Nations. May 18—United States senate ratified new London naval treaty. „ , June 10—Chinese Dictator Chiang Kai- Shek ordered northern troops to oppose advance of anti-Japanese army. June 17—British cabinet voted for end of sanctions against Italy. July 12—Germany and Austria revived pact of friendship. . . July 15—Sanctions against Italy ended. July 18—Turkey given right to militarize the Dardenelles. . . July 30—Great Britain and Russia reached a naval accord, with no limit on Soviet tonnage. _ . . July 31—Great Britain. France, Belgium. Italy and Germany agreed to work out a new Locarno pact. Aug. 6 —Germany strongly protested to Spain against killing of four Nazis and shelling of German steamship. Aug. 21—Hitler demanded Russia and Spain stop radio "slander” campaign against Germany. Aug. 23—Bolivia and Paraguay renewed diplomatic relations. Germany barred shipments of war mu nitions to Spain. Aug. 28—Great Britain and Egypt signed treaty of alliance. Secretary Hull told Spain United States would ignore blockade of Spanish ports. Aug. 27—Great Britain and France asked 17 nations to join in arms embargo against Spain. Aug. 29— Russia demanded expulsion of Trotzky from Norway, without avail. Sept. B —France and Poland signed a mili tary treaty. Sept 7—World Power congress opened in Washington. Sept. 14—Pope Pius called on the world to crush communism. Sept. 21—Eighteenth League of Nations assembly opened in Geneva. Sept 23 League of Nations assembly seated Ethiopian delegation. Japanese marines occupied part of Shang hai after one bluejacket was killed by Chinese. Oct. 2 —Spanish government and insur gents both laid complaints before League of Nations. Oct. s—League of Nations gave Poland mandate to solve troubles of free city of Danzig. Oct. 23—Portugal severed diplomatic re lations with Spain; Russia denounced the neutrality pact relating to Spain. Oet. Jfi—Germany and Italy reached agreement for unified political action. Nov. •—Naval powers, excepting Ger- many and Russia, signed agreement to "humanize” submarine warfare. Nov. 12—Nobel prize in literature awarded to Eugene O’Neill, American dramatist; in physics to Prof. Carl D. Anderson of California and Prof. V. G. Hess of Austria; In chemistry to Prof. Peter Debye of Berlin. Nov. 14—Germany denounced navigation clauses of Versailles treaty, resuming sov ereignty over her Internal waterways. Nov. 18—Germany and Italy recognized Franco’s Fascist government of Spain. Nov. 24 Nobel peace prize for 1935 awarded to Carl von ussietsky, German pac ifist; for 1936 to Carlos Saavedra Lamas. Argentine foreign minister. Nov. 25 Germany and Japan signed agreement to fight spread of communism. Nov. 27 Spanish government asked League of Nations to deal with menace to Kace caused by recognition of rebels by ily and Germany. President Roosevelt addressed Brazilian parliament at Rio. Chinese revealed Japanese plan to create Inner Mongolian puppet state. Nov. 29—League of Nations council called to deal with Spanish war matter. Nov. 30—President Roosevelt arrived at Buenos Aires. Dec. I—Pan-American peace congress In Buenos Aires opened with speech by Presi dent Roosevelt. Great Britain charged that Germany had sent 8.000 armed soldiers to aid Spanish Insurgents. . ... _ Dec. 2—Nicaragua recognized the Franco government in Spain. , . „ Dec. 3 President Roosevelt visited Mon tevideo, Uruguay. China demanded removal of Japanese ma rines from Tsingtao. Dec. 9—France and Britain proposed plan for mediation in Spanish war. Dec. 12 —Twenty-one American nations signed resolution for peace and security at the Buenos Aires conference. Italy and Germany signed trade accord relating especially to the Danubian states. AERO Jan. 13—Howard Hughes flew from Los Angeles to Newark in record time, 9 hours 27 minutes 10 seconds. j an 14—AH air lines of United States united with Col. E. S. Gorrell as president. Jan 16—Lincoln Ellsworth and Herbert Holllck-Kenyon, missing seven weeks on antarctic flight, found safe in Little Amer iCß March 30 —Germany’s new dirigible. Hin denburg, started its first transatlantic trip l °May 6—Zeppelin Hindenburg started on first flight to United States. Majy 9—Dirigble Hindenburg arrived at Mav 14—Dirigible Hindenburg completed flight from Lakehurst to Frankfurt-on-Main in 48 hours 18 minutes. July 4—R. c. Dupont set new glider mark at 13.5 miles. . . . .. July 30—Plans announced for trans-At lantlc air mall and passenger service be tween Great Britain, Canada, Irish Free State and Newfoundland. Aug. s—Eight killed in crash of Chicago & Southern airlines plane. Sept. 2—Harry Richman and Richard Mer , rill took off from New York for London Sept. 3—Richman and Merrill landed safely In Wales, out of gas. Sept. 4—Louise Thaden won Bendlx tro- Pl Sept. 5 Mrs. Beryl Markham, first woman to fly Atlantic alone from east to west, made forced landing in Nova Scotia. I Sept. 7—Michel Detroyat of France won Thompson trophy race at Los Angeles meet. Sept! 14—Richman and Merrill flew from England across Atlantic, landing in New foundland. _ , . - Oct. I—C. W. A. Scott won England-Jo hannesburg air race. Oct. 7—Kurt Bjorkvall, attempting flight from New York to Stockholm, was rescued from ocean off Irish coast. Oct. 39—Capt. J. A. Mollison flew from Newfoundland to London in record time. DISASTERS J an . 9—Earthquake killed several hundred persons in Colombia. Jan. 12 Thirty • four drowned when freighter lowa foundered at mouth of Co lumbia river. i j an 14—American Airlines plane crashed In a swamp in Arkansas, killing 17. March 14—Disastrous floods in northeast -1 el March i9—Floods in New England and eastern states killed scores of persons and caused many millions of loss to property. March 26 Fourteen persons killed In plane crash in Mexico. April S—'Tornado at Tupelo, Miss., killed 187 Army bombing plane crashed on Blue mountain, Penn., five killed. April 6—Tornado killed more than 150 at ! Gainesville, Ga. April 7—Eleven killed when TWA air 1 liner hit mountain near Uniontown, Pa. June 30—Forest fires swept a million . acres in Kentucky. .... . , I j u iy 4—lndependence day deaths smashed record with 444 killed over nation. 1 July 29 —Fifteen men drowned when sand motorship upset at Chicago. Ten miners killed by gas at Dowell. 111. Aug. s—Eight killed in crash of Chicago ’ & Southern Airlines plane. Aug. 6—Explosion in British coal mine ' killed 57 men. Aug 14—Twenty-two men and boys killed in train wreck near Loniseville, Quebec. Aug. 28—Typhoon In Corea killed nearly 400 Aug. 31—Twenty-eight men killed in Ger ! man mine explosion. Sept s—Ten persons killed In crash of sightseeing plane near Pittsburgh, Pa. I Sept. 13—Avalanche at Loen, Norway, killed 74. . . . ' Sept 16—Dr. Jean Charcot, famous French polar explorer, and 59 others drowned in shipwreck Sept 27—Forest fires In southwestern Ore . gon virtually destroyed Bandon and at tacked three other towns; nine known dead. Oct. 6—Ten miners killed at Mullan, Ida t ho, when shaft car fell. Oct. 11—More than 300 killed by typhoon . In the Philippines. Oct 17—Nineteen drowned when Canadian i ship Sand Merchant foundered in Lake Erie. Oct. 18—Destructive earthquake In north eastern Italy killed 25. Nov. B—Hamburg-American rnotorshtp Isis foundered off Land’s End, England; 39 i drowned. Nov. 16—Explosion of French powder i plant near Marseilles killed 34 and Injured Nov. 19—Thousand killed when dam tn . Japan burst. . , . , Nov. 24—Nine killed and scores Injured in Chicago elevated train wreck. I Nov. 30—Crvstal palace. London, burned. Dec 2 Twelve drowned when German r freighter Elsa foundered. Dec. 4—Nearly 250 killed In flood In north . ern Luzon. Philippines. . Dec. 7—More than 200 drowned in flood in Turkey. [ Dec. 9—Dutch airliner crashed in Eng land. killing 14. including Juan de la Ci l erva, inventor of the autogyro. Dec. 15—Western Air Express plane lost In Utah with seven persons. • Dec. 19—San Vicente, Salvador, wrecked by earthquake; several hundred killed. ' SPORTS ■ j a n 1 Stanford beat Southern Methodist 1 in Rose Bowl football game at Pasadena. Jan. 11—Willie Hoppe won three-cushion ! billiards championship from Cochran. 1 Jan 17—Joe Louis knocked out Charley . Retzlaff in one round in Chicago. 1 Feb. 6—Olympic winter games opened at 1 Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Germany. Feb. 16— Norway won Olympic winter 1 games; United States fifth. .... March 7—Purdue and Indiana tied for Big ’ Ten basketball title. March 14—University of Michigan won 1 Big Ten indoor track championship. April 4—Cambridge beat Oxford in annual * regatta. April 6—Horton Smith won the Masters J golf tournament at Augusta. Ga. ‘ April 14—Major league baseball season i ° l May l ‘ 3—Bold Venture won Kentucky Derby.. ■ May 6—American women s golf team tied British team, retaining Curtis cup. 1 May B—Canzoneri defeated McLarnin in 1 N Jday f °ll—Petey Sarron of Birmingham won featherweight title from Freddie Mil * ler. May 17—Bold Venture won the Preak r ness stake. .. .. „ _. May 23— University of Indiana won Big • Ten outdoor track championship. ' May 30—Louis Meyer won Indianapolis 500 mile auto race. ..... „ . . . : June I—Australian tennis team eliminated 1 United States from Davis cup play. . June 3— University of Michigan won Big J Ten baseball championship. 1 June 6—Tony Mareno won national open golf tourney. _ . * June 13—Mrs. Opal Hill won women s 1 western golf title. . Don Lash broke world's record for two * miles. .... American women's tennis team won * Wlghtman cup from British. June 19—Louis knocked out in twelfth round by Schmellng. July 4—Helen Jacobs won Wimbledon ti tle. Varoff set world record for pole vault at 14 feet 6',i inches. July 7—National league all-stars defeat ed Americans 4 to 3. July 19—Paul Leslie won western ama teur golf title. July 23—Eleanor Holm Jarrett, swimming champion, dropped from American Olympic team for breaking training. July 29—Two men ousted from American Olympic boxing team for breaking training. July 31 Japan awarded the Olympic Games of 1940. _ _ Aug. I—Olympic Games at Berlin offi cially opened. . . Jesse Owens. America, broke world rec ord for 100 meters at Berlin. Aug. s—Owens won his third Olympic championship. Aug. B—Morris of America won Olympic decathlon. Aug. 9—American track team won Olym pic championship with 209 points. Japanese won Olympic marathon. Aug. 16—Olympic games at Berlin ended with Germany in first place and United States second. . ... Aug. 18—Joe Louis knocked out Jack Sharkey at New York. Aug. 31—Mako and Budge won the na tional doubles tennis title. Sept. 2—New York Yankees won Ameri can league championship. Sept. 3 —American Walker cup golf team defeated British team. Lou Ambers won lightweight title from Tony Canzoneri. _ . . Sept. 12—Perry of England and Alice Marble of California won national tennis championships. Lawson Little won Canadian open golf title. Sept. 10—Johnny Fischer of Cincinnati won national amateur golf title. Sept. 24—New York Giants won National league championship. Sept. 26—Argentine polo players defeated American team for the title. Oct. 3—Pamela Barton of England won American women’s golf championship. Oct. B—New York Yankees won World Series from New York Giants. Oct. 12 Tazio Nuvolari, Italy, won George Vanderbilt 300 mile automobile road race. Nov. 2—Johnny Goodman of Omaha won Mexican amateur golf title. Nov. 7—Northwestern university won Big Ten football championship. Nov. 21—Yale defeated Harvard at foot ball. Nov. 22—Denny Shute won United States pro golf championship. Nov. 27—Barney Ross retained welter weight title by beating Izzy Jannazzo. Nov. 28—Navy beat Army at football. Dec. 12—Welker Cochran won three-cush ion billiards championship in Chicago. Dec. 13—Green Bay won professional foot ball title. NECROLOGY Jan. I—Harry B. Smith. American libret tist, at Atlantic City. j an 4—Col. James Churchward, Ameri can author. _ . _ , . . Jan. s—Ramon Inclan. Spanish dramatist and poet. Jay House, journalist. Jan. 6—Charles Stoneham. owner of New York Giants. Jan 9—John Gilbert, screen actor. Jan. 12—John F. Hylan, ex-mayor of New Y Jan. 13—S. L. Rothafel, "Roxy," New York motion picture producer. Jan. 15—Cynthia Stockley, British novel iSJan. 16—Annie Russell, veteran Ameri can actress. ...... Jan. 17—A. Barry Bacon, president of the Christian Science mother church In Boston. Jan. 18— Rudyard Kipling. British poet and story writer. . _ . Jan. 20—King George V. of Great Britain. Jan. 23—Frank H. Simonds, editor and historian. ... . , Dama Clara Butt, British singer. Jan. 25—George W. Wickersham. former attorney general of United States. Jan. 27—Scott Bone, former governor of Jan. 28—Oscar K. Allen, governor of Louisiana. _ , ... Feb. 2—Sir Owen Seaman, former editor of London Punch. _ . Feb. 3—Charles B. Warren of Detroit, international lawyer and former diplomat. Feb. 6—Wilhelm Solf, German diplomat. Feb. 7—o. P. Heggie, stage and screen * C Feb. B—Charles Curtis, former senator and vice president, in Washington. Feb. 9—Henry Justin Smith of Chicago, Journalist and author. Feb. 10—Prof. Caroline E. Furness. Vas sar astronomer. David S. Barry, writer and former ser geant-at-arms of the senate. Feb. 11—W. H. "Coin” Harvey, veteran bimetalism leader. . _ _ . Feb. 12—Mrs. Cora Urquhart Brown-Pot ter, once famous actress. . _ . Feb. 16—Roy D. Chapin of Detroit, for mer secretary ot commerce. ... Dr. J. H. Robinson, writer and teacher of history, in New York. Feb. 17—Alexander Pantages, former theater magnate. Hiram P. Maxim, firearms Inventor. Feb. 19—Brig. Gen. William Mitchell, com mander of American air forces in World Matthew E. Hanna, former diplomat, at Tucson, Arlz. _ Feb. 22—Henry L. Roosevelt, assistant secretary of the navy. Feb. 23—Ed Smith, noted sports editor. Feb. 24—Albert C. Ritchie, former gov ernor of Maryland. Feb. 27—Antonio Scotti, baritone. In Na- Pl F S eb. 28—J. G. Coolidge, veteran diplo mat, in Boston. March 2—Prof. R. B. Anderson of Midi son. Wis., Norse history authority. March 4—Maj. Gen. William Weigel, U. S. A. retired. March 9—Sidney J. Catts, ex-governor of Florida. March 19—Earl Beatty, British naval ht March 12—Dr. William Wilmer of Wash ington, D C.. eye specialist. March 15—George E. Foss of Chicago, former congressman. Prince Serge Mdviani at Delray Beach, Fla Prof. J. S. Haldane, British scientist. March 18—Eleutherios Venizelos, Greek statesman. .. March 21—Justin McCarthy, author and playwright, in London. Alexander Glazounoff, Russian composer. March 24—W. J. Bogan, superintendent of Chicago schools. „ . March 29—Magnus Swenson, scientist. In M March G. Phillips, retired trade paper publisher, at Montclair, N. J. March 31—Congressman S. A. Rudd of Br Aprif n 4-5:. Y L. Strobel of Chicago, steel construction engineer. W C. Peyton of New York, chemical engineer and industrialist. April s—Chandler Egan, former golf champion, at Everett, Wash. >y>ril B—John Hammill. former governor ° f April* 7—Marilyn Miller, musical comedy St A r pril 19—Leopold von Hoesch, German ambassador to England. April 11—Richard Yates, former governor of Illinois and congressman. April 12—James M. Beck, former solicitor general and congressman from Pennsyl- Va <r' a Howard Walker, architect. In Boston. April 13—Constantine Demerdjis, premier of Greece. Howard Thurston, magician. April 17—Ottorino Respighi, Italian com- P °April 18—Louis McHenry Howe, secretary to President Roosevelt. April 22—Alexandra Carlisle, actress, in N April J. T. Buckbee of Roclcford. HI. , . April 24—Finley Peter Dunne, creator of "Mr Dooley. *' F. S. Wheeler, chairman of American Can C °Apr*i n 2s—Percy Hammond, dramatic crit ic. in New York. „ W. R. George, founder of the George Jl AprU R 27^S! C K. McClatchy, California newspaper publisher. Dr John Ridlon. American surgeon. April 28—King Fuad I of Egypt May I—Dr. A. E. Housman. English poet. May 3—James E. Smith of St. Louis, pioneer in waterways Improvement. 1 May s—Milo Reno, head of Farmers’ Holi day association. May 6—Beatrice Harraden. English nov el May 7—Dr. H. L. Mcßain of New York, educator and scientist. _ _ . May B—United State* Senator Park Trammel of Florida. Dr. Oswald Spengler of Oermany. au to May 11—A. M. Palmer, attorney general under President Wilson. I May 14—Viscount Allenby. who took Pal estine from the Turks. May 17—Len Small, ex-governor Of Illi nois. Coi. George Fabyan, scientist and cipher * X ftay 19—Archbishop Pascual Dial of Me*- ico. May 2ft—Harry Whitney of New York, explorer and hunter. May 21—Minnie Palmer, once famou* ac tress. May 23—Dr. E. M. Lewie, president St University of New Hampshire. May 24—Claudia Muzlo, grand opera star. In Rome. May 31—William Butterworth of Molina, Hi., industrialist. June I—John C. Williams, president Weir ton Steel company. . , June 2—Cyrus Hall McCormick of Chi cago, former head of International Har vester company. Truxton Beale, former diplomat, In Annap olis. Md. June 3—Congressman Joseph W. Byrne of Tennessee, speaker of the house. Representative A. Piatt Andrew of Massa chusetts. June B—John Hays Hammond. Sr. Edward Green, son of late Hetty Green. Jamalul Kiram. sultan of Sulu. Mrs. Eugene Field, widow of famous poet. June 14—Gilbert K. Chesterton, English author and critic. June 15—Marc Klaw, theatrical producer. June 17—Henry B. Walthal, actor. Senator Duncan U. Fletcher of Floclda. June IB—Maxim Gorky, Russian author. June 21—Harold E. Porter (Holworthy Hall) author. _ Bernhard W. von Buelow, Gentian foreign minister. , . , June 23—Arthur W. Cutten, grain broker. July 10—Joe Humphreys, veteran fight an nouncer. July 12—S. Parks Cadman, clergyman. July IB—Senator Louis Murphy of lowa. July 21—Dr. James L. Barton, foreign mission leader, In Boston. July 22—Earle L. Ovington, American aviation pioneer. July 25—Sir Henry Wellcome, British sci entist. July 26—Miss Ellen Fltz Pendleton, ex president of Wellesley college. Dr. C. H. Frazier of Philadelphia, noted brain surgeon. July 27—Wilfred W. Fry, Philadelphia capitalist. July 28—Walter Nettleton. American art ist. July 30—C. N. Kimball of Chicago, piano manufacturer. Aug. 2—Louis Blerlot of France, first to fly the English channel. Walter Ufer, American painter. Aug. B—Congressman J. J. McSwain of South Carolina. Aug. 7—Congressman M. A. Zioncheck of Washington. , . _ J. J. O'Brien of Chicago, president Bylles by and company Aug. 9—Lincoln Steffens, Journalist and author. Arthur B. Reeve, author. Aug. 16—Prof. A. A. Titsworth of Rutgers. Aug. 22—Floyd B. Olson, governor of Minnesota. . „ _ George Rasmussen, founder National Tea company. _ ... Aug. 25 Prince Pierre Troubetskoy. painter Winnlfred Mason of Chicago, former con gresswoman at large. Aug. 26—Dave Barry, prize fight referee. Aug. 27—George H. Dern, secretary of W Miss Anna Morgan of Chicago, veteran drama teacher. Aug. 29—C. W. Toms of New York, to bacco magnate. Aug. 30—W. F. Whiting, former secretary of commerce, in Holyoke, Mass. Sept. 5—G. E. Tarbell of New York, for mer life Insurance magnate. Sept. 11—Augie Kieckhefer of Chicago, billiard star. Sept. 12—W. E. Walling, American labor leader. Sept. 13—Magnus Johnson, former senator and representative from Minnesota. J. E. Armstrong, veteran Chicago edu cator. Sept 14—Ossip Gabrllowltsch, pianist and conductor, in Detroit. Irving Thalberg, movie producer. Sept. 15—Alexander Zalmis. ex-president of Greece. Dr. E. A. Grosvenor, emeritus professor of history in Amherst. .... Sept. 18—MaJ. Gen. U. S. G. McAlex ander, U. S. A., retired. Sept. 24—Frank Munson, president Mun son Steamship line. Sept. 25— William Horlick of Racine, Wia., malted milk manufacturer and phllanthro pi|ept 26—Miss Harriet Monroe of Chicago, editor of “Poetry" magazine. Dr. Joseph Clark, Sunday school leader. Sept. 28—Rear Admiral W. S. Sims, U. S. N L. Rainey, president of Centro Cf Ocf e Huff, athletic director at University of Illinois. _ , - Ex-Congressman Louis T. McFadden of P Whiting president Pillsbury Flour Mills. In Minneapolis. Oct 4—Jesse I. Straus, merchant and diplomat, in New York Oct. 6—Julius Gomboes, premier of Hun *a<sct. 10— Frank Presbrey, former editor and publisher, in Greenwich, Conn. Oct. 12—E. M. Blashfield, American mural Pa Oct er i4—Mary McDowell of Chicago, so cial worker. Oct. 17—Samuel Merwin, American nov elist. Gen. Andres Figueroa. Mexican minister ° f Oct r 18—D. E. Shanahan, veteran Illinois legislator. Oct. 20— Mrs. Anna Macy, teacher of Hel en Keller. „ .. . _. . Oct. 22—James Couzens, United States senator from Michigan. Oct. 24—Clem Yore, novelist and poet, at Estes Park, Col. Oct. 25— Arthur W. Needles, president Norfolk and Western railway. Oct 29 Thomas Cochran, New York financier. _ , . , _ . Oct. 30—Lorado Taft, sculptor, In Chicago. Nov. 4—Nathan E. Kendall, former gov ernor of lowa. Nov. 6—Henry B. Joy of Detroit, auto mobile manufacturer. Nov. 7—Charles H. Strong, industrialist. In Erie, Pa. Chic Sale, comedian. _ . Nov. 11—Sir Edward German, British composer. . _ Nov. 12—Dr. Gilbert Fltz-Patrlck of Chi cago, surgeon. _ . . . „ , Franklin W. M. Cutcheon of New York, lawyer and civic worker. Nov. 14—Clark Howell, editor of Atlanta Constitution. ... John F. Whelan of New York, tobacco magnate. ... .. . Nov. 16—Alfred Aarons of New York, theatrical producer. Cardinal Maurin of Lyons, France. ! Nov. 17 Mme. Ernestine Schumann- Heink, operatic and concert contralto. Nov. 18—Levin Faust. Industrial leader of Rockford, 111. . Nov. 19—Maurice Maschke of Cleveland. Ohio, political leader. _ _ . ! Nov. 21—MaJ. Gen. R. E. Callan, U. S. A., retired. Ernest R. Graham of Chicago, architect. Nov. 22—Sir Fitzroy Donald Mac Lean. chief of the Clan Mac Lean. Nov. 23—0. P. Van Sweringen of Cleve land. railway magnate. Frank A. Sebring. pioneer pottery manu facturer. at Cleveland, Ohio Nov. 26—Mrs. Thomas Whlffen. veteran actress. Nov. 27—Sir Basil Zaharoff. “mystery man" of Europe and war munitions mag nate. Nov. 28—George Clark, ex-governor of lowa. Nov. 30—Fred W. Green, ex-governor of Michigan. Dec. I—John Ringling, last of circus brothers, in New York. Jacob Schaefer, composer, in New York. Dec, 2—Charles Thrasher, artist, of Old field. N. Y. Harold W. Brown, adjutant general of Missouri. Dec. 3—Oliver Harker, veteran educator, at Carbondale. HI. Mrs. Florence Robinson, psychologist, at New Haven. Conn. Dec. 4—Leon Cammen, internationally known engineer in New York. Dec. 5—J. G. Alexander, Chicago finan cier. i Congressman G. H. Cary of Kentucky. Dec. 7—Fuller Mellish. veteran actor. In New York. Dec. 10—Luigi Pirandello. Italian play wright. . . „ Dec. 13—Russell B. Harrison of Indianap olis, son of former President Benjamin Harrison. Peter Bilhom. singing evangelist and hymn writer, in Los Angeles. Dec. 16—George A. McKinlock, Chicago capitalist and philanthropist Dec. 18—Howard J. White, eminent ChV > cago architect. Peter H. Van Horn of New York, business • leader. Dec. 19—Marie Van Horst, American now I elist. Dec. 2ft—Peter Norbeck. United States senator from South Dakota. , © Westers Newspaper Uaaca.