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Apr. 3 Pcoplo's par ty convenjtlon In St. Louis "nomlnot atod ThomuB K. Watson of Georgia for president, and Samuel Wil liams of Indiana, for vice-president. J In Illinois local option elections S28 townships wont dry, i.uit naioons being voted out of existence.... David a. Hone elected mnyor of Milwnukee, wis. ...,T. T. Crittenden, Jr., elected mayor of Kansas City, Mo. Jun. 17 President Uoosovolt was given a 47-mlnute demonstration In tlio Republi can National convention at Chicago. 18 Secrctnry of War Win. II. Taft was nominated for tho presidency of the United States In tho Republican conven tion at Chicago, on tlio first ballot, re ceiving 702 votes. 19 Congressman Jas. S. Sherman was nominated for vice-president on tho first ballot by tho Republican conven tion. . , , Jul. 8 Frank II. Hitchcock elected chair man of tho Republican national com mittee. 9 William Jennings Bryan was nominat ed for tho presidency by the Democratic National convention at Denver, Colo.... Thomns 13. Watson was formally noti fied nf IiIh nomination for tho presi dency by the populace at Atlanta, Ga. 10 John Worth Kern of Indiana was- nominated for the vlce-presldcncy Dy the Democratic National convention, at Denver, Colo. 10 Eugene W. Chafln of Chicago was nominated for the presidency of the United States, and A. S. Wntktns of Ada, Ohio, for tho vice-presidency by the National Prohibition convention, at Ohio. 27 Wm. H. Taft was formally notified of IiIh nomination nt Cincinnati, Ohio. 23 Thos. L. Hlsgen of Massachusetts, was nominated for president and J. T. Graves of Georgia, for vice-president. In tim tlrst national convention of the In dependence party at Chlcugo. Nov. 3 Wm. II. Tnft elected president anil Jiih. II". Sherman vice-president of (he United Statrn, on (he Itepiilillcnn ticket by mi electoral vote of :t-7, de feating YVIlllitni .leuuluRN Ilrvnn mill J, W. Kern, Democrntle ciindldntcN for prrxlilcnt nnd vlce-preslilcnl, rc nncctlvely. . . .Clins. A. Ilenreii re elected coventor of Illinois. TIioh. A, 9Iarnhnll elected covcrnor u liidlnnii ....Fred 91. Warner re-elected Kv ornor of 9Ilclilgnn. . . ..Iiiiiicn A. IJn VlilNon re-elected jrovernor of WIh--onnln. . . .CIiiih. 15. HiikIich rc-cleeted governor of New York. of ao- -il nanlty grounds; committed to lnsano asylum. 6 Former Gov. Hargls of Kentucky was shot and killed by his son, Beach Hargls. 11 Mrs. Dora McDonald found not guilty of murder of Webster Guerln. Mar. 2 Chief of Police Shlppy of Chi cago, was stabbed by anarcnist, wno was klllc Dy Shlppy; Shlppy's son shot down. California supreme court released for mer Mayor Schmltz of. San -i-"ranclaco, lifting graft charge. . , ? , . , 18 Harry Orchard at Caldwell, Idaho, sentenced to death, but, clorrishcy was recommended. "!"" 28 Anarchist Sllvorsteln hurled, bomb In Union aqunre. New York, killing himself nnd companion and injuring four po licemen. Mnjr tJ Five bodlea of persona utip posedly murdered by Mrs. Ilelle Gnn ncnn duff up nt ruins of Iter home nt I,a l'orte, Ind., where "be nnd Iter two children vfero thought to hnve died In burning home. 6 Four moro bodies found on Gunness farm at La Porte, Ind. Jun. 13 Mrs. Daniel Cooper, Cadillac, Mich., killed husband, five children nnd self.. ..Gov. Wlllson, Kentucky, par doned Caleb Powers and James How ard, convicted of complicity In killing of Wlllam Goebcl. 22 Nino negroes lynched nnd shot nnd killed In Sabine county, Tenn., as re sult of two murders. Aug. 1 Four negroes lynched at RubsoII vllle, Ky for praising killing of whlto man. 14 Sprlmrfirld, III., mob burned negro lioiiicn, killed two persona nnd ruled the city n result of removal of nc cro nnsmiltcr of 9Ir. Illclinrdnon. 15-Troops rushed to Springfield, III.: Wil liam Donegan lynched by mob, several shot. 17-Mobs at Springfield. III., fired on troops: whlto man slain. Nov. 0 Former United Stntes Sen. Ed- ward W. Carmack wns shot nnd killed by Robert Cooper, a young nttorney, nt Nashville, Tenn., In street duel. 24 Three negroes, arrested for murder, taken frpm Tiptonvllle, Tenn., jail nnd lynched In accordanco with pre-arranged program. 20 Ray Lamphere, charged with murder of Mrs. Belie Gunness. was found guilty of arson nnd sentenced to from 2 to 21 ycar3 In state prison, by Laportc, Ind., Jury. Dec. 10 Abe Ruof, former San Francisco political boss, convicted of bribery.... Charles E. Davis found not guilty of murder of Dr. Frederick Rustln. 10 II. K. Agar, wanted at Princeton, Ind.. for $125,000 alleged forgeries, arrested nt Harlingen, Tex. 20 Robbers raided Ccresco, la., bank, se curing $3,000. Jan. 3 Gov. Hnnly, Indiana, ordered troops to Muncie to suppress strcot oar strike. Feb. 3 Thomas Lewis elected pres- , ldent of United Mine Workers America. 28 Southern railway cut labor wages i ten per cent., ef- iccuvo amr. j. Mar. 2 Coal operators In Pittsburg dis trict commenced preparations for strike. 173,500 St. LouIb brewery employes struck for higher wages. 'Apr. 1 Pending wago settlement, 250,000 minors suspended work In Atnericnn I mines. ...T. I.. Lewis took up duties as ! miners' president and invited operators tn wncn scnlo conference. & Six hundred Minneapolis. Minn., papor hnngers and painters struck for closed 10 Importation of strike breakers from St. Louis to work on Ponsalocn, Fin., street railways caused fierce rioting, 15 non-union men being Injured. 12 Governor of Florida Bent ontlro nillltln body to Pensacola. 17 Central competitive field of operat ors and miners reached wage agree ment of 90 centB a ton old agreement; 1 250,000 resumed work at once. May 14 Eight hundred Kansas City, Mo brewery workers struck. 10 Street car strlko rioting la Clovoland, O.. ceased. 28 W. S. Stone, Cleveland, O,, elected grand chief engineer of International Engineers' Brotherhood. Nov. 20 Samuel Gompors re-elected pres ident of tho American Federation of La bor nt Denver. Col. Bee. 22-William II. Newman resigned as president of Now York Centr.il Hues. S3 President Himuiel fimnpera of Amerleun Frderatlou of l.nlior sen tenced to one jrnr In Jail, Vlce-prcn-larnt J. J. Mitchell to nine montlir und Secretary Frank 9Iorrlou to six itiantUH, In connection with nllcired Buck Stove Uompi.sr boycott, by cir cuit court of Illstrlet of Columbia. I iWr to1 rill I Jan. 13 At Boyerton, Pa., 178 killed burn ing of opera houso und subsequent pnn lo resulting from explosion of moving picture device. 27 Cyclono swept through Alabama, causing property loss of $500,000. Feb. 14 Tornadoes devnstnted towns of Tyler, Texas, nnd Mossvlllo, Soso and Service, Miss., killing score and blow ing down many houses Mnr. 4 At Colllnwood, O., 174 nchool children perished na result of lire In primary nchool, and attendant pnnlc. 2S At Hanna, Wyo., 70 klllod by explo sions In Union Pacific railroad mine. Apr. 1 In Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky floods caused loss of seven lives and did $500,000 damago to proporty. 12 At Chelsea, Muss., 12 persons killed; 50 Injured In lire, which cnused loss of $5,500,000; 1,500 famlllos rondored homeless. 24 In Louisiana, Mississippi, and Ala bama tornadoes, 350 lives lost; 46 towns badly wrecked: property loss $1Z,000,000. May 11 Tornndoes In Henry county, III., Madison, Wis., Oklahoma and Texas, killed 18 persons and caused great prop erty loss. 13 Tornado wrecked Gilliam, La., killing eight. 27 Alfalfa county, Okla., tornado Wiled 15 persons and hundreds of head of cattle. Aug. 2 Furnlo, Coal Creek and Michael, B. C. wiped out by pralrlo fires; loss, $1,000,000, nnd caused 14 deaths. ....Flood atvAugusta, Ga., did damago of $10,000,000; 211 perished. 26 At Halleyvllle, Okla., 30 minora per ished when lire destroyed hoisting shaft cattlo. Sep. 17 Lieut. Thomas E. Sjltrlago Wiled and Orvlllo Wright seriously injured by falling of aeroplane to ground during flight nt Fort Meyer. 24 Minnesota forest Are loss estimated at $10,000,000. Oct. 17 Near Metz, Mich., 15 forest fire refugees killed In wreck of train, which wns cnused by fire burning trestle work. 19 On Presqun isle and In Alpeia county, Michigan, 45 killed In forest (Ires. Nov. 29 At Marlannn, Pa., coal mine, 170 miners perished as result of '.errlflc ex plosion. Dec. 12 Premature explosion of dynamite on Panama canal, killed 21. S Vy 2rvoyArtA 6 Block of Peoria, III., buildings de stroyed! Iosb, $500,000. Mnr. 1 Northern section of Tampa. Fla., destroved: loss, $000,000: militia called out.... Two New York Arcs caused loss Of $2,625,000. , , 13 Big Timber, Mont., business section wiped out: loss, $400,000. 26-Leland hotel, Sprlnglleld, 111 , de stroyed: los3, 175,000. Apr. 3 Peoria distillery damaged to ex tent of $235,000.... Four Lynchburg, Vn factories destroyed: loss, $225,000. 23 Nino Richmond, Vt., business blocks destroyed. May 3 Antlpolo, P. I., destroyed. C Business districts of Coalton, O., and Wnlkcrton, Ind., destroyed. 6 At New Orienns; loss, $100,000. 8 Two Atlnntn, Ga., business buildings destroyed; loss, $1,230,000. 11 Camp Cook, S. D., destroyed; loss, $200,000. 15 Omaha Packing Co., South Omaha, Neb., destroyed; loss, $500,000. Jun. 12 Morris packing plant burned nt Knnsas City, Kan., loss, $350,000. 22 Business section of Threo Rivers, Quo., destroyod: loss, $1,250.000.... Block of Port Chester. N. Y., buildings de stroyed; loss, $500,000. 21 Threo oil refineries destroyed na re sult of lightning; In western and north ern Pennsylvania; loss, $500,000. 20 Duluth, Minn., docks nnd aheda de Btroycd; loss, $1,200,000. Jul. 8 Boston harbor front destroyed; loss, $1,500,000. 21 Cottonwood, Idaho, destroyed; loss, $300,000. 31 Phlladodphla pier and merchandise destroyed: loss, $400,000. Aug. 3 Armour elevators and Burlington railroad proporty at Chicago, destroyed; loss. $2,000.C00. 14 In Now York Central yards, East Buf falo, N. Y.; loss. $1,000,000. 30 New Orleans business section sus tained $2,000,000 damage.... Darby, Mont., almost completely destroyod. Sep. 4 Rawhide, Nov., largely destroyed; loss, $750,000. 6 Armour wool house, Chicago stock yards, destroyed: loss. $500,000. 11 Cosmosdalo, Ky., cement plant de stroyed; loss, $2,000,000. Oct. 4 Pittsburg, Pa., plato glass com pany works damaged, J500.000. 17-Rock Island, III., loss, $500,000. 21 Denver Col., mills destroyed; loss $450,000. Nov. 2 Phlladedphla, Pa., lumber yards destroyod: $750,000. 17 Indlnnola, Miss., cotton warohousos deBtroycd; loss, $300,000. 18 Bardstown, Ky., distillery warehouses destroyed: loss, $1,150,000 Dec. 25 Ravis, Okla., business section wiped out; loss, $35,000. Jan. 4-Bolse, Idaho. Jury acquitted George Pettlbono of murder of Ex-Oov. Stoun cnbcrur 9-Formcr Mayor Schmltz of San Fran Cisco freed of graft charge by court of ycb. 1 Hurry K. Thaw was found not suJJty of aioJU0CA YJlUe jsUder on tn- Jan. 2 Curtis Guild, Jr., was Inaugur ated for third term as Massachusetts' governor. 21 Mississippi legis lature elected John Slmrp Williams to United States sen ate, term to begin March 4, 1911.... Former Sen. Wet- moro elected to ...,, United Stntes senate by Rhodo Island legislature. .... Feb. 28 Gov. Bradley (Ky.) elected to United States senate to Buccced J. B. McCreary. Mar. 0 Gary elected United States sen ator by Joint South Carolina legislative session. 22-C. E. Llttlefleld (Mo.) resigned as con gressman. . , , ?,i President Roosevelt sent special mes sago to congress, relnting to child-employers' liability and Injunction In labor cases, tnrllf and other laws. ...John W. Stewart (Vt.) nppolntcd to till sen nto vnenncy caused by death of Red- fluid Proctor. 31 President Roonovclt accepted resigna tion of Ambassador Tower ami ueui to senate appointment of Dr. H.U. Apr. 1 Edwin Norrls Inaugurated gov ernor of Montana. 2 Agricultural appropriation bill of $11, B0S.E00 passed house of representatives. C-Sterllng employers' liability bill Passed house. ...House passed appropriation bill for Pcnrl Harbor. Hawull naval sta tion. ...Senator Milton sworn In to suc ceed late Scnntor llrynn. 9 President In special messago asked suppression of nnnrehy. 21 President Roosovelt signed employers' liability bill. 27 President Roosevelt In special mes sago urged child labor law. ... May 14 Vreelnnd currency bill passed house. 20 Congress adjourned after soimto passed emergency currency bill. Jun. 19 President Roosevelt ncceptcd Secretary of Wnr Taft'fl resignation, appointing Luko E. Wright his suc cessor, . , , 23 Secretary Sleeper, In chnrgo of Vene zuelan diplomatic affairs, left Caracas UB result 01 v.aoiru uibjiuii-b. 30 Luke Wright took up office of secre tary of war, vice Taft, resigned. Jul. 9 Venezuela sovored relations with United-States by recalling diplomatic envoy. Honor vuioz-uoiiicoa. Nov. 13 Secretary of Navy Victor II. Metcalf resigned. Truman 11. Now berry named na successor. 24Kormer Gov. Albert B. Cummins elect ed United States senator from Iowa, to (111 out term of late Senator W. B. Alll- 27 United States and Japan signed treaty agreeing to respect each other's rights In Pacific, and defining mutual attitude toward China. Dec. 7 Both houoes of congress convened for second session of Sixtieth congress, 11 Houso adopted resolutions, providing for tho naming of a committee of In vestigation to probo secret service crit icisms in president's mossuge. 16 Senato adopted resolution to Investi gate Inferences In president's meSnage. 17 Houso adopted resolution asking presl dent to supply evidence for ossorttons relative to secret service assertions tn lueiiogo. -. - - Jnn. 2 State Bank, Rockyford, C o 1., closed doors. 0 Four big Now York diamond firms forced Into trustee's hands; liabilities, $1,500,000. 8 Chicago Groat Western railroad placed In hands of receivers. 10 Western Bank nnd Trust Co., Dal las. Tex., largest Texas saving bank, placed In receivers hands. , . IS John R. Walsh, president Chicago Na tional bank nnd several railroads, con victed of misappropriating Institution s 22 Traders and Mechanics' Banlc, Pitts burg, Pn.. closed doors. 2.' National Bank of North America, New York, closed for liquidation, by order of government. 29 Now Amsterdam Natlonnl bank, enp Itnl $l,00fi,000, nnd Mechanics and Tra ders' bank, both of New York, taken in charge bv comptroller of currency. Feb. 13 W. B. ltldgcly, comptroller OI currency, accepted presidency of re organized National Bank of Commerce, Kansas City, Mo. 27 Financiers K. R. Thomas nnd O. F. Thomas Indicted on chnrge of misman agement of funds of Provident Savings Life Assurance society. Mar. 13 John R. "Walsh denied new tr.nl; sentenced to nvo years in teiiurut iinaun. Apr. 1 Pike County Bank nnd Trust Co.. Macomb City, Miss., placed In receiver B hands. .... , 21 T. A. Mclntyro & Co., with houses in many cities, failed for $1,000,000. Mny 8 Euclid Avenue Trust Co., Cleve land, O., assigned. 11 Reserve Trust Co., and American Sav ings bank, Cleveland, O., closed their 28-G.rSW. MncMlllon & Co., Pittsburg, Pa., stockbrokers, failed; liabilities, $1,800,000. , , Jun. 3 Kosciusko Company bank, War saw. Ind., closed by stato auditor. Jul. 14 National Deposit bank. Philadel phia, Pa., closed by comptroller of cur rency, . . , , 17 Farmers and Merchants Banking Lo., Cleveland, u iniieu. 22 Standard Oil SU,240,000 line decl Mlon unnnlmounly rcvcrned by Unit ed States court of npprnlM nt Cbl- Aug.B0-Flrst Natlonnl hank, Belle Plalno, Minn., closed by order comptroller of currency; bank was Insolvent: Presi dent J. O. Lund committed suicide. 23 A. O. Brown & Co.. one of largest Now York uroKcrngo urrns, iui"--uj nu bilities over $1,000,000. Sep. 10 A. Booth & Co., largest fish house In country, forced Into receiver s Nov. 5 Charles W. Morso and Alfred II. Curtis, great financiers, found guilty of misapplication of funds and falsify ing bioks of National Bank of Amer ica. New York. 6-C. W. Morso sentenced to 15 years; Curtis given liberty on suspended sen tence. , , . Dec. 7 National exchango bank at Sprlnglleld, Mo., closed; excitement caused by effort of W. O. Oldham, onahler of State Savings bank, to Bhoot President H. B. McDnnlel, of Union Na tional bank. ..., , , 11-Sprlngport, Mich., Stato Savings bank closod by bank examiner. 16 Someraworth, N. H.. First National bank closed, following dlscuvcry of shortage of $85,000. 23 Thomas F. Rynn announced retire ment from finance. 26 Henry W, Poor. New York broker, as signed for creditors. I I ISP s f GfZOVEJU I V CLEVELAND J Apr. 22 Near Laquln, Pa., 9 in train wreck. . . 27 Near Helena, Ark,, 13 by capsizing of carnival Btcnmer. 28 Near Ypsllantl. Mich., 9 In collision of Intorurban trolleys, . . May 2 At Chicago, 0 by explosion of naphtha lank. 3-At Fort Wayne, Ind., 20 In Now Avo; line hotel tire.. ..At Brooklyn, N. Y 0 In tenement houso fire. , 4 At Newport, Ore., 11 drowned when .steamer Kcllon was wrecked In storm. Jun. 5-Near San Pedro, Oil.. 6 by burst ing stcamplpd on cruiser Tennessee.. .. Nenr AnnsrollB, Md., S In hentt-on rall- lond collision. 28 At Clinton, Minn., 7 by tornado. Jul. 2 Noar Knobnostcr, Mo.,. 9 In fast train collision. 15 At WIlllamBtown, Pa.. 7 miners In terrific explosion. ...At Youngstowr,, O., 5 by sower cave-In. , , 16 At Cieelum, Wash., 9 In powder oxYlo- 19 Near Columbia City, Ind., 6 In collP itlnn lintwcnn train and auto. Aug. 3--At San Francisco, Cal., 5 In auto nnrlrtnnt. 10 At York, Pa., 8 In boiler explosion. 13 At Kllbourne, Wis., 4 drowned by cap sizing of launch. 25 At Cholsca, Mass , 8 by collapso of building. .... Sep. 1-Oft Door Isle, 7 in capsizing of sloop. 25 At Young's Point, Mont., 19 In trsdn collision. Oct. 1 At Sugar Ridge, O., 6 In train collision. ...At Scappoosc, Ore., 6 In train collision. 5 At New York. 11 In Incendiary tene ment houso tiro. Nov. 11 Nenr Now Orleans, La., 11, In train collision.... At Borrle, Wyo., 9 In collision. 20 Explosion of gas In Brooklyn, N. Y. street; 22 killed. 23 Tornadoes in western Arkansas caused loss of 30 lives and damaged much prop erty. Doc. 4 Off Cape Ray, 28 In wrecking of steamor hoo uuy, in uerco guia. 6 On Lake Suporlor, 22 In sinking of Du luth steamer. npii I & WTO 1 v Jan. 2 Dr. Nicholas Senn, foremost American surgeon, at Chicago. 12 Rabbi Bernhard Fclsenthal, oldest Jewish theologian in America, at Chi cago. 18 Edmund Clarence Stedrnvn, banker, poet and literary critic, at New York, aged 75 ypixrs 19 Charles Emory Smith, editor Philadel phia Press, former postmaster-general and former minister to Russia, at Phil adelphia, aged 63. 28 Gen. John Coburn at Indlnnapolls, Ind., aged S3.... Francois Marie Benja min Richard, cardinal and archbishop of Paris, at Paris, aged S9 Gen. C. H. Howard at Glencoe, 111,, nged 07. Fob. 2 Dennis O'Sulllvau, Irish actor, at Columbus, O. . ., 20 Senator Asbury C. Latimer of South Carolina at Washington, D. C. 21 C. S. Noycs, editor Washington Star, at Pasadena, Cal., nged S3. Mar. 2 James Oliver, millionaire plow manufacturer, at South Bend, Ind. 4 United States Sen. Redfiold X'roctor, Vermont, at Washington. 17 United Stntes Sen. William Plnckney Whyte. Maryland, at Baltimore. Md. 22 United States Sen. W. James Bryan, Florida, at Washington. X). C. Apr. 7-Congrcssman A. L. Brick, Indiana, at Indianapolis, Ind. 12 Gen. B. M. Cutcheon, Michigan con gressman, nt Ypsllantl, Midi., aged 72. May 15 Former Congressman J. H. Row ell. Illinois, at Bloomlngton, 111. 22 Gov. John Sparks, Novuda, at Carson City, succeeded by D. S. DIckerson. 23 Liout.-Gen. Stephen Leo. commander-in-chief United Confcdcrato Veterans, at Vlcksburg. Miss. Jun. 1 Former United States Sen. James K. Jones, Arkansas, at Washington, aged 09. 10 Oliver H. P. Belmont, banker and pol itician, at Hempstead, L. I. 12 Former Supremo Court Judgo J. V. Wright, at Washington, aged 80. 17 Congressman A. A. Wiloy, Alabama, at Hot Springs, Va. 23 Ex-President W. B. Leeds, of Rock Island railway, at Paris. 2. Grover Cleveland, tivlce United Stntcn president, ut crinceion, in. j., due to heurt trouble nud coinpllcu tloiin, ntccd 72. 20-Congressman W. II. Parker, South Dakota, at Deadwood, S. D aged 01. Jul. 2 Murat Halstead, Journalist, at Cin cinnati. O., aged 79. 3 Joel Chandler Harris, known ns "Undo Remus," at Atlanta. Ga. Aug. 4-Unlted States Sen. William B. Allison, at Dubuque, In., aged 79.... Bronsou Howard, dramatist, at Avon-by-thc-Sca, N. Y., aged CO. 14 Ira D. Sankey, evangelist, at Brook lyn, nged OS. 20 J. V. Farwell. mllllonnlro merchant, at Chicago, aged S3. 24 United States Ambassador from Ger many Baron Speck von Stcrnburg, at Heldolburg. Germany. .,,-, 27 Former United States Son. Col. W. P. Vilas, Wisconsin, at Madison, Wis. Sep. 1 Rear Admiral Henry Glass, re tired, at Paso Robles. Cal, 25 Leslie Carter, Chicago, railroad finan cier, at Chicago. Oct. 12 Ex-Congressman J. A. Scranton, Pennsylvania, at Scranton. Pa. 30 Mrs. William Astor, America's social lender, at New York. Nov. 4-T, E. Palma, first Cuban presi dent, nt Bamingo, wuuu. Dec. 0 Rear Admiral Joseph B. Coghlnn, who commanded Raleigh at battle of Mnnlln, died at New Rochollo, N. Y. 20 MaJ. Orlando J, Smith, noted Journal ist, at Dobbs Ferry, N. Y. 20 Onus Sprcckels, mllllonnlro sugnr king, In San Franclsro, aged 80... .Rep resentative Davcy of Louisiana, ut New Orleans, nged 55. Jan. 23 An attempt to overthrow Por tugal monarch and proclaim republic frustrated. Plot was to assassinate Premier Franco. Fob. 1 King Carlos nnd Crown Prlnco Lulz Phliippo of Portugal shot to death on streets of Lisbon, while re- turning from fete, by revolutionist. 2 Manuel II. proclaimed king of Portu- gal. S Premier Franco resigned and fled from Portugal, being succeoded by Admiral 1JO Amarai. , i 7-Funeral of King Car)03 and Crown Prince Lulz held In Lisbon. ( 20 Lieut-Gen. Stoessel condemned to dio in St. Petersburg, for surrender of Port I Arthur to Japanese. 23 Attempt to assassinate shah of Per sia at Teheran failed, three persons be ing killed. ...At mlno near San Juan do Snblnas, Mexico, 70 killed by explosion. Mar. 7 Japan's ultimatum In Tatsu Ma ru seizure, by Chlneso presented to lat ter's government at Pekln. 15 Fire in business section Bahla, Bra zil, caused $1,000,000 loss und killed seven IS Lleut.-Gen. Smirnoff wounded In St. Petersburg duel with Lleut.-Gen. I;ock, whose bravery In Port Arthur defense had been questioned. 23 Steamer Matsu nnd Hldeyoshi in col lision near Hadakode, Japan, cost 300 27-Chilapa, Mexico, destroyed by oarth nnako shocks, and 500 persons killed. Apr. 4-Slr Henry Campbell-Bannerman resigned as prime minister of Great Britain nnd his resignation was accept ed by tlio king. ,,, 13-Floods at Hankow, China, killed 2,000 19-nailan squadron prepared for demon stration In Turkish wntcrs. 2" Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, for mer British premier, died in London. 23 Lleut.-Gen. I.lnevltcli, aide-de-camp to Emperor Nicholas, died In St. Pctcrs- 24 The duko do Chaulncs, who married Miss Theodora Shonts, died suddenly In 20 British cruiser Gladiator collided with American liner, St. Paul, off Isle of Wight, 2S perishing.. ..Half of Notro Dame de Salettc. Ontario, burled un der landslide, 30 being killed. 29 Throe thousand Christian Armenians massacred by Kurds in Persia... .Jap anese cruiser Matsushlma sunk off Pes cadores islands by explosion which May 4 Ferry boat cnpslzed near Bykhofl in tho government of Mohlleff, drown- k vJ.., n nfnnnM fnrmallv swore alle giance as king of Portugal. 21 Near Antwerp w persona kuicu railway collision. 24Kr,incols Coppe", noted French poet and dramatist, died. , , . '8 Fire In Kiang-LI coal mines in China suffoented 1,000, ' Jun. 2-Gen. Sir Redovors Buller, Boer war general, died In London. 4 Cloudburst at Guanajuato, Mox killed 20 persons. ...Forty ships wrecked and 270 pearl fishers drowned In typnoon off. Australian coast. 15 Fifty Japanese boats wrecked Im storm, sju men ucihk uiunutu, i -3 1 I 1 ktX!5SZM'v -ZZZ c?" tyixiSf f " -w x2r J jJjw xBUByjBVBUi-JJ? a Jan. 10-Parker building In New York de stroyed; loss $5,000,000; 4 firemen killed. 17 McNeil & Higglns grocery house de stroyed; loss, $200,000. 21 Portland, Me., city hall and police building destroyed: loss 1.000,000.; 28 Chicago "loop" fire caused $1,700,000 damage. ...Coburn warehouses, Indian aDOlls, Ind., loss 600,000,.:.Part of Ntjl son Morris packing plant. Kansas City, Mo., destroyea; loss, $500,000, SO Twin Lalies, Minn., wiped out.,.. Oeorge uouio. rcsiaonco ui uutinwu, Ml .irnmil' lo. 1M0.000. Jan. 6 At Klckapoo. Kan., 7 drowned by overturning of skiff. 30 Near Hawk's Nest, W. Va 9 mlner3 by explosion. . . . , Feb. 3-At Northumberland, Pa., 7 by boiler explosion. 10 At South Carrollton, Ky 0 In mine explosion.... At New Llskard, Ont., 7 burned to death. . 11-At Vaudroull, Can., 9 by powder ex- 2(.At Pinole, Cal., 23 by explosion of aynnmiie. Jul. 2 Explosion of gas in mlno at Wuso- W vo, Russia, kuicu au iiiiiiHo. 5 Four hundred buildings at Port au Prlnco, iiayii, arpiroyuu uy uiu. a.. KSnid Pnsha. arand vlzlcr of Tur key. resigned and sultan formed a now Sen. 20 Central Telephone building and nostofllco at Paris. France, destroyed by firo; loss. $5.00O,CO0. Oct. 5 Independence of Bulgaria pro claimed, suverlng bonds of Turkey; Trlnco Ferdinand proclaimed czar. 7 Island of Crete proclaimed union with Greece. 20Typhoon on Chlneso coast cost lives of 3,000 persons. ,,., Nov. 0 Japanese steamer, Talsh Maru, sank In storm, 150 drowning. S Victorian Sardou, Franco's most fa mous playwright, died. 13 Emperor of China died nftor long ill ness in Peking, Prince Chun made re gent of the empiro and Pu Wul, heir presumptive. 11-Tszo lis! An. dowager empress ol m.inu .11 nil nuddenlv In Peking and Prince Pu-Wl, threo years old, was placed on the throne. 25 British steamer Sardinia burned near, Valetta, Malta, 125 persons perishing, SO Japoneso steamers collided off Chofoo, China, and 700 persons, including Amori? cans and Europeans, drowned. Doc. 2 Nord Alexis, president of UaytlJ deposed by pooplo and fled Port au Prince, his departure being followed by a night of wild looting In which 12 per sona wore killed. Gen. Legltlmo pro claimed president... .Pu-YI, tlireo-yenr-old son of Prince Chun, wn r.rowntn emperor of China and ascended tlM throne, .... 11 Gen. Simon captured town of Go- FeNb. J4lBeerl.n7N: h! ' 4Wum .ectlon liSTf-Xl Natchez, Miss., 8 by Su ox- 17-Con Anton WmonjdjMl sustained JiOO.OOQ. tow. - - plosion. - I ' Hayti. ij..--s nnlwoa wfthntit rnlBtfLnne. 13 Dutch cruUer seized Venezuelan guardslilp. . . . ., 15 Dutch batt.SBhln chptured anothei Venazuelan KUarahlD. kl 16 Venezuelans rose uguinst Castro, burn. M Ing his statues aua plundering uuracaa.