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"Russo-Japanese War
Jan. 1—After 240-day alege. Gen. Stoeanel
surrenders Port Ar
thur to Gen. Nogi Jap
loss 50,000 Russian,
new Hun river fight repulsed.
5—Gen. Matsumara dies at front.
26—North sea commissioner decides the
Russia's firing on British fleet was un
justified Fierce battle along Russian
2b—japs shell Mukden and turn Kuropat
kin's flanks.
Mar. 3—iruish claim $223,000 under North
spa decision.
5—Japs break through Russian wing In
Mukden battle.
S—Czar asks Kuropatkin's resignation
army in full rout.
10—Japanese capture Mukden losses in bat
tle being, Japanese 50,000. Russian. 107.000.
14—Czar and council decide to continue war.
15—Japanese capture Tie pass.
17 -Russia asks $100,000,000 loan from own
19—Japs capture Fakoman Russian
losses from beginning of Mukden battle to
Kiiquist captured.
Jun. 11—Russia and Japan agree to Roose
velt's plan to discuss peace.
1G—(Jen. Linevitch practically surrounded
by Japanese.
26—Wine and Rosen. Komura and! Taka
hira selected by Russia and Japan, re
spectively, as peace plenipotentiaries. Au
gust selected for time Portsmouth, N.
H., as place.
Jul. 0—Japanese capture Sakhalin island.
24—Czar and kaiser confer in Finnish
Aug. S—Negotiations begin at Portsmouth,
N. If.
10—Baron Komura presents terms of peace.
11—M. Witte refuses indemnity and ces
sion of Sakhalin.
14—Break in peace negotiations narrowly
22—President Roosevelt intervenes in peace
27—Czar approves president's plan.
39— Peace declared between Japan and
Chronicle of Most Important Happenings, of
a Twelvemonth Just Ended, Told in Brief Manner
Hun and ba 11
29—Japs a
American ship tak
ing supplies to
a iv to
Russians retreat
across Hun losses.
Russian 10.000, Jap
anese 5,000.
Feb. 3—Russians re-
Tie pass, 175,000.
21—K a
placed in command
of 1st Manchurian
24—Roosevelt says in
note to powers that
he is willing to act
as mediator to end!
Apr. 3—Russinn ar
senal at Harbin
blown up 75 killed.
19—J a a protests
it a
against sheltering
Russian fleet.
24—Futile attempts in United States to se-
May '--Tsphoon damages Russian Pacific
IK—Kiissiu warns United States that Japan
sirks 10 abduct Korean emperor.
2 Rojestv iiKky'8lleet almost annihilated
in "ISiitt'c of the Sea of .Japan" by Ad
miral Togo. Admirals Kojestvensky and
Russia. Japan concedes all disputed
points, waiving indemnity and ceding
KiiHsia northern half of Sakhalin. Arm
istice agreed to, ending war.
Sep. 1—Armistice signed, ending open hos
Oct. 4—Peace treaty passes Japanese privy
14—Czar and mikado sign treatv of peace,
officially ending war.
1G—Peace officially announced by both gov
"Revolution in "Russia
Jan. 1!—Czar and family narrowly escape
death when grape shell is fired at mon
arch from his own guns in St. Peters
burg, as rcsuit of deep-Intel plot.
21—All newspapers suspend, 400,000 men on
"'i—"Bloody Sunday" in St. Petersburg
marks outbreak of revolution. Working
men petition czar for rights aud in an
swer to plea a,IOO are Hlain and near
ly 5,000 wounded.
53—Czar llees to Peterhoff. Bombs thrown
in &t. Petersburg, many soldiers killed.
24—Strikers and soldiers battle at Random.
150 killed. Polish frontier in revolt.
26—Soldiers fire on strikers at Riga, killing
22, wounding 50. Quiet all over country re
27—Slaughter in Random 200 die.
29—Warsaw in mobs hanas scores die fight
ing shops pillaged and wrecked.
Feb. 1—Czar signs magna charta M. Witte
in charge of movement.
10—Twelve killed, 130 wounded! in Lodz and
Cheibler factory riots—14 strikers killed
in collision between strikers and military.
16—Lodz mills close, throwing 40,000 out of
17—Grand Duke Sergius, uncle of czar, as
sassinated by bomb-thrower.
23—Sergius' funeral held 500 killed in
street fighting in Baku.
2S—Nearly 50 killed, 200 wounded in Crimea
Mar. 3—Workingmen's demands refused in
St. Petersburg, general strike following.
Czar promises people a voice in laws.
22—Revolt spreads, forest cut down farm
houses looted, cattle killed'....Landlords
leave estates.
Apr. 2—Many killed in riots at Warsaw and
Kunto—Massacre in Baku costs 2 000
lives....Lodz police commissioner as
saulted by bomb-thrower, both feet blown
14—Autocracy notifies workmen of prepara
tions to grant demands.
IS—Sergius' assassin sentenced to death
May 1—Soldiers kill nearly 100 in May day
demonstrations in Poland 62 die in

5—10,000 strike at Tifiis, Caucasia
8-Massacres net 13 deaths in Melitopol: 16 in
17—Tvan Kalieff. slayer of Grand Duke Ser
gmss. executed.
19—Warsaw socialist and two officers killed
by bomb 2 others killed1
24—Governor of Baku slain by bomb 2 oth
ers killed.
June 4-Gov. Gen. Trepoff given dictatorial
powers by czar.
E—Nicholas forbids zemstov congress
12—Troops kill 24, wound 38 in Warsaw anti-
Jewish riots.
22—Transcaucasia insurgents burn 4 vil
lages 100 killed by Cossacks.
23—Troops stone Lodz barricades. 360 killed
nearly 2,000 wounded.
26—Troops and strikers battle in Warsaw
streets....Open war breaks out in prov
inces....5,ono persons killed in Odessa
damages, $5,000,000.
28—Crew of Russian battleship Knlaz Po
tenikine mutinies, murders officers, trains
guns on Odessa, burns quays and build
ings and incites town to riot.
29—Czar proclaims Odessa in state of war
Hundreds of lives lost in Odessa, riots....
Mutiny breaks out at Libau.
*0—Martial law proclaimed in Sebastopol,
NicKc.aicft and liliivan.. ..Revolt at Cron
statit and Libau ends.
Jul. 9— Ki:iaz i'otemkine, mutinous Russian
battleship, surrenders.
10—Sailors kill 12 officers, when ordered to
siay mutineers.
11-Count Shouva'.off, Moscow police pre
fect, assassinated. ...Clash between troops
anu Warsaw strikers 20 killed
13—24 mutineer leaders banged at Odessa.
-0— /emstvo congress passes plan for con
£3—Black sea fleet revolts.
persons killed by bomb in
Biiistok. Russia.
Sep. 0—Scores killed in Kisheneff riots....
p«irp .Cnuoasii" villages massacred.
7—Oil industry at Baku wiped out by riot
11—Rioting at Baku brings death to 17
12—Holy war proclaimed in Caucasia....
Cossacks slay 23 rioters in Tiflls
Oct. S—Troops slaughter many in Moscow
riotinsr.. Another rras^acie at Tifiis
2'-'—All Russia tied up with railroad strike
2d—Czar, Influenced by Witte, promises
Ru.-sia a constitution St Petersburg
panin-str cken, strike spreads through
out empue
£7—Government employes cease work.
Trepoff allows students to hold monster
28—Moscow parties decide on new govern
ment, independent of czar....Hundreds
killed In fighting throughout empire....
Panic at Warsaw.
30—Czar issues manifesto, giving people
civic liberty, Inviolability of person, free*
dom of conscience, speech and assem
bly, extended suffrage, and a law-mak
ing body. Witte named as minister
31—Russian people go wild with Joy over
manifesto....However, bloody revolution
still continues....Arbitrary Finnish~rule
ends—Pobiednostseff, head of Russian
church, resigns.
Nov. 1—Hundreus slain at Odessa during
day's fighting—Twenty killed in War
saw riots Political prisoners set free.
2—Martial law proclaimed in Odessa St.
Petersburg strike off.
3—Massacres and pillage in Odessa, Kish
ineff and Kieff Odessa riots fatal to
3,500 1,200 wounded.
6—800 peasants burned to death at Jedozvo
8—Russ marines revolt at Cronstadt, kill
ing 50....Trepoff removed from office.
10—Cronstadt mutiny called off.
15—Czar gives crown lands to peasants,
abolishes taxes of $40,000,000.
19—Scores of Jews slain in Kishineft riot
22—/.emstvo agrees to uphold Witte, but
demands constitution.
23—Gov. Gen. of Poland orders rioters shot
26—Mutinous Sevastopol sailors shoot ad
miral, city in panic.
23—Rebels at Sevastopol defeated in ter
rific three-hour battle 4 warships sunk
half a city destroyed and 5,000 lives
lost—Telegraphic communication be
tween Russia and rest of world cut.
Dec. 1—Martial law in Poland abolished.
3—Kieff riots result in 50 deaths.
7—Father Gapon condemned to death for
deserting revolutionists' cause.
8—Troops at Harbin rebel, slaying officers.
13—j-.iv.jnia peasants set up new provision
government independent of czar.
17—Russia's Baltic provinces revolt
large towns menaced.
18—Street fight at Mitau, capital of
Courland 300 killed.
20—600 Russians slain in Courland
Moscow tied up St. Petersburg pre
pared for siese.
21—General strike in St. Petersburg
Kharkoff in hands of 10.000 insur
gents czar refuses minister's plea
for universal suffrage.
23—Revolt over Russia Poland under
martial law.
24—Fighting between strikers and
troops in Moscow great slaughter.
26—5.000 killed, 14,000 wounded in
Moscow riots.
Husiness Failures
Jan. 3—First national bank of Faribault,
Minn., closed receiver appointed.
9—Brott cotton mills, Massachusetts, capi
tal $1,200,000.
23—Strauss-Green Co., Toledo, O. liabilities
$115,000, assets $100,000.
27—Standard Rope & Twine Co., N. Y., for
29—Pan-American bank, Chicago assets
$17,200, liabilities $75,900.
Mar. 5—Arnold Brewing Co., Saulte St.
Marie, Mich. liabilities$85,000 assets$65,
6—Spartansburg, Pa., bank capital, $25,000.
7—Coe Co.. Minneapolis liabilities, $200,000.
31—Citizens' bank, Lorain, O., as result of
Apr. 3—Ladoga, Ind., bank assets $80,000,
liabilities $109,000.
16—Owosso, Mich., private bank closes.
23—Merchants' Trust Co., New York, closed.
24—Canton, O., state bank closes Lexing
ton, Okla., First national bank fails.
26—Barberton, O., First national bank
27—R. H. York & Co.. old Cleveland, O.,
brokers liabilities, $45,000.
Jun. 2—Ladysmith, Wis., First national
bank closed.
19—Fyfe & Munson, Chicago, placed in re
ceiver's hands.
21—City Trust Co., Philadelphia, closes
23—Vicksburg, Mich., exchange bank.
26—Knight. Donnelly & Co., Chicago.
28—Terre Haute, Ind., national bank closed
Jul. 5-Spring Valley. 111., and Toluca, 111.,
national banks close.
6—Hagerstown, Ind., Commercial bank lia
bilities. $125,000.
13—Citizens' bank, Yellow Springs, O. lia
bilities, $50,000.
19—Spring Valley, O., bank closes.
20—City national bank, Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 3—West Liberty, Ky., bank closes.
10—Four Denver, Col., Western bank offi
cials- arrested on fraud charge.
21—Western bank, Louisville, Ky. due to
Sep. 19—Minot. S. D.. national bank closes
27—Johnson & Sloan, Minneapolis, Minn.
liabilities, $200,000....First national bank,
Orville, O., closes doors.
Oct. 6—Peoria (111.) national bank closes be
cause of Dougherty indictments.
Nov. 1—Kingfisher (Okla.) national bank
closed by comptroller of currency.
Dec. 18—John R. Walsh's three banks In
Ch-cago. Chicago National, Home Sav
ings and Equitable company in liquida
tion. Local clearing house guarantees
payment of 820,000,000. Public and
private accounts involved.
27—Merchants Trust company, Ameri
can Savings bank and Mechanics
Savings bank, Memphis. Tenn., close
doors first named in liquidation.
Government and "Politic*
Jan. 1—United States Senator J. H. Mitch
ell and Congress
man a
both of Oregon,
were indicted for
land frauds.
6—Elihu Root appointed secretary of state.
20—New York legislature orders an insur
ance investigation.
Aug. 22—E. H. Conger (la.) resigns as
Mexican ambassador.
Sep. 14—D E. Sherrick, Indiana auditor,
ousted from office by Gov. Hanly, because
of alleged graft.
15—Sherrick formally arrested on embez
zlement charge.
28—Sherrick indicted for embezzlement.
Oct. 8—Missouri threatens to oust New
York Life Insurance company.
11—U. S. Judge Baker, of Indiana, charged
with levying campaign contributions on
post office employes.
17—President Roosevelt issues order that
civil service employes may be summarily
dismissed without trial when superior so
Nov: 1—Prince Louis of Battenberg, with
special message from Edward to Presi
dent Roosevelt arrives in America.
7—McClelian win} in New York mayoralty
election....Republicans sweep country.
....Pattison, democrat, elected governor
of Ohio.
8—Wm. R. Hearst protests McCIellan's
election, charging fraud.
10—New York grand Jury indicts 12 for
election frauds.
12—Gov. Pennypacker (Pa.) calls special
legislative session to discuss reform.
21—Gov. La Follette (Wis.) calls special
session of legislature.
26—Sen. Burton (Kan.) indicted for violat
ing federal statute.
29—H. G. Squiers, minister to Cuba, re
signs E. J. Morgan given post.
Dec. 3—Midshipman Meriwether acquitted
on charge of killing marine in boxing
5—President Roosevelt delivers message to
congress....Gov. La Follette (Wis.) de
livers message to legislature and accepts
United States senatorship.
13—John M. Gearin selected to succeed
Senator Mitchell, deceased to United
States senatorship from Oregon.
19—Gov. La Follette, Wis., resigns to
accept U. S. senatorship.
22—Herbert Peirce, 3d asst. sec. of
state, selected by president as 1st
American minister to Norway....
Chas. Denby, chief clerk, as succes
sor to Peirce.
Jan. 1—Cardinal B. M. Langenieux, of
Rhiems aged 80.
3—Col. A. A. Rodman,
author and soldier,
at Washington, la.
4—Theodore Thomas,
I—Warner, Michi
gan La Follette,
gins, New York
O'Toole, Montana
Brooks, Wyoming
Cutter, Utah, in
augurated as gov
ernors of respective
4—G 0 Johnson,
Missouri, and Hoch, Kansas, inaugurated
10—Adams inaugurated governor of Colo
rado....La Follette gains control of Wis
consin legislature by organization.
17—P. C. Knox elected to United States sen
atorship to succeed Quay...,E.C. Stokes
inaugurated: governor of New Jersey.
IS—A. G. Stewart, Iowa, appointed attorney
general cf Porto Rico.
24—Gov. La Follette, Wis., elected U. S. sen
Feb. 7—Statehood bill, admitting Oklahoma
,. and New Mexico, passes national senate.
8—Representative Comerford expelled from
Illinois legislature. Failed to prove cor
ruption charges.
13—U. S. Senator Mitchell, Williamson and
Hermann again indicted in Oregon land
fraud case.
23—President calls special session of con
gress.... Judge Swayne acquitted of
charges by U. S. senate....Senators
Bunkers, Emmons. Wright and French
expelled from California senate on brib
ery charges....Naval appropriation bill
of $100,300,000 passed by U. S. senate.
Mar. 6—Special session ,of national senate
7—Cortelyou becomes postmaster general.
21—Castro refuses to arbitrate American
claims, defying United States.
27—Gov. Frazier (Tenn.) resigns to be-'
come U. S. senator.
31—"Fighting Bob" Evans takes command
of North Atlantic fleet.
Apr. 2—T. P. .Shonts, Chicago, appointed
head of Panama canal commission.
3—Judge Moore reelected Michigan su
preme court judge.
4—Iowa supreme court calls biennial elec
tion amendment to state constitution
13—Sen. Burton. Kansas, reindicted for ac
cepting fees from grain firm.
30—Bowen, U. S. minister, ordered to Wash
May 7—Illinois legislature adjourns.
18—La Follette railroad rate bill passes
Wisconsin legislature.
Jun. 20—U. S. invited to Moroccan confer
ence. Minister Bowen dismissed
28—Pattison nominated as democratic se
lection for governorship of Ohio
29—Wallace, Panama canal engineer,
ousted from office
30—J. Stevens. Chicago, 'appointed to
succeed Wallace.
Jul. 1—Five packing corporations indicted
bv federal jurv at Chicago.
3—U. S Senator Mitchell (Ore convicted of
practicing law during term.
Chicago orchestra
creator and leader
aged 69....Gen. E.
R. Niles, aged 77, at
Goshen, Ind.
5-Brig. Gen. N. C.
McLean, at Bell
port, L. I.
8—Ex-Gov. Lowndes,
Maryland, at Cum
11—Silas Whitehead,
veteran editor, at
Marshall, 111.
12—Ex-Gov. Silas Garber, of Nebraska, at
Red Cloud.
Feb. 5—Brig. Gen. Smith at Fairmont, W.
Va....Banker Beckwith, of Oberlin, O.,
prominent in Chadwick case.
6—J. T. Michau at St. Joseph, Mo. aged 54.
7—J. H. Manley at Augusta, Me., prominent
9—Admiral Cro"sby, U. S. N., retired, at
10—C. H. Hackley, Muskegon, Mich., bene
12—Ex-Cong. Meyers, Pa., at Philadelphia.
14—F. A. Falkenburg, head World Wood
men consul, Denver, Col., at Los Angeles.
15—Gen. Lew Wallace at Crawfordsville,
19—Rt. Rev. McLaren, of Chicago, In New
20—Congressman N. P. Otis (N. Y.) at
28—M. Ktlly, millionaire coal operator, at
Danvi'.e, Ul....SewaIl, Boutwell, Mass.,
ex-governor, at Groton aged 87.
Mar. 1^-Mrs. J. L. Stanford dies by poison
in Honolulu, wife of Senator Stanford,
founder of Stanford! university....Geo.
Rice, oil operator, at Asbury Pk. N J.
2—Ex-Sen. Wolcott (Col.) dies at 'Monte
6—Judge Reagan, sole survivor of confed
erate cabinet, at Palestine, Tex.
7—Judge Cate, at Stevens Point Wis
9—John Cavins, 5 times mayor, of Indianap
olis aged 81....U. S. Sen. Bate (MinnJ,
at Washington.
18—Brig. Gen. Barber, first Hawaii military
governor, in New York Ex-Sen Haw
ley (Conn.), at Washington.
19—Ex-Gov. Luce (Mich.), at Coldwater:
aged 80.
29—T. H. Watts, head of United States Red
Men, at Montgomery, Ala....Ed Booth,
Anamosa, la... oldest editor in U. S.
Apr. 2—Judge Garnsey, at Joliet, 111.
6—Juuge Moore, at Qulncy, 111. aged 71,
12—Gen. J. F. Grant, grand secretary of
United States odd fellows, at Baltimore.
16—Gen. H. A. Payne, lawyer of national
repute, in Washington.
20—MaJ. Stewart, at Ft. Thomas, O. aged
79 years.
22—Rt. Rev. A. A. Watson, bishop East
Carolina diocese of Episcopal church.
23—Joseph Jefferson noted actor, at Palm
Beach, Fla. aged 76.
24—U. S. Circuit Judge Amos Thayer, In St.
27—Ex-Gov. Hawkins, at Huntington,
Tenn. aged 83.
May 1—Com. Nicholson, at Washington
aged S3.
14—H. S: Cronk, sole survivor of war of
1812, at Ava, N. Y. aged 105....Jessie
Davis, famous singer, in Chicago.
16—Kirk La Salle, playright, at Bell Port,
L. I. aged 43.
21—Judge Towigee, American consul, at
23—Mrs. Livermore, at Melrose, Mass.
aged 85.
Jun. 4—Gen. Boynton, at Atlantic City, N. J.
23—Peter Kiolbassa, Chicago treasurer.
30—Seer tary of State Hay, at a Suna
pee, N. Y.
Jul. 16—Gen. W. W. Blackmar, G. A. R.
commander-in-chief, at Boise, Idaho.
Aug. 7—A. M. Bell, father of A. G. Bell, at
Washington....Rev. Albright, at Dele
ware. O.
9—Archbishop Chapelle, at New Orleans, of
yellow fever.
29—S. A. McLean, Jr., noted packer, at
Sep. 5—Hezekiah Butterworth, at Warren,
R. I. aged 76.
14—Patrick Collins, mayor of Boston, and
ex-congressman, at Hot Springs, Va.
22—Ex-Cong, and ex-Gov. O'Ferrall, of
Oct. 10—S. F. Nixon, New York assembly
speaker, at Westfield, N. Y.
12—Gen. W. T. Clark, of Gen. Grant's
staff, at Washington.
16—S. F. Gale, oldest Chicago resident, at
23—Ex-Congressman Jerry Simpson, most
unique character in American politics, at
Wichita, Kan.
31—Chas. J. Devlin, well-known coal oper
ator, at Chicago hospital.
Nov. 13—Bishop S. M. Merrill, at Keyport,
N. J.
Minneasota. inaug-
urated—Illinois legislature convenes.
5—Douglas, Massachusetts, inaugurated
S—Adams declared governor of Colorado by
9—Deneen, Illinois Hanly, Indiana Folk,
27—Marshall Field, Jr., at Chicago, from
self-inflicted gunshot wound.
30—Henry Anson, founder of Marshall
town, la., at Marshalltown.
Dec. 8.—United States Senator Mitchell
(Ore.), at Portland.
11—Edward Atkinson, well-known so
cial and political economist, at Boston,
aged 78.
25—Judge Murray Tuley, Chicago
nervous exhaustion caused by over
Jan. 1—In Chicago, three buildings de
stroyed, 12 injured loss. $525,000.
11—In Arispe, la., business section de
stroyed incendiary.
16—Business section Leland, 111., wiped out:
loss, $100,000.
22—Brookfield. Wis., wiped out by fire.
29—Omaha wholesale district swept: loss.
Feb. 8—Half business district. Burr Oak,
Mich., destroyed.
12—In Chicago wholesale district loss.
19—In Indianapolis wholesale district: loss
20—At Charlestown, Mass., piers and shins
destroyed! loss, $1,000,000.1
27—At Hot Springs, Ark- 3 lives lost, 2,000
homeless loss, $1,000.000....At New Or
leans, railroad terminals and residences
destroyed loss, $5,000,000.
Mar. 7—At Cedar Rapids, la., two killed:
loss, $1,000,000.
27—Business portion Faunsdale, Ala., wiped
Apr. 19—Fire destroyed half of Glendennin.
W. Va.
May 4—Fire practically destroys Home
City, Kan.
J—Business district of Flora, 111., wiped! out.
Jun. 16—Fort Francis, Ont... practically de
Jul.. 9—Business and residence blocks of
Goldfield. Nev., burn.
10—Entire Gridley, Cal., business section de
24—In Humble, Tex., oil fields fire, 12 perish.
3,000,000 barrels of oil destroyed.
Aug. 7—Hoboken, N. J., docks, depot, train
sheds, two ferry boats and buildings
burned: loss, $500,000.
24—Business section, Stevenville, Mont
swept fire.
25—Business section Lotts, la., destroyed.
Sep 1—Almost entire business section Flem
ington, Ky destroyed.
14—Business section, Grangeville, Idaho, de
stroy ed.
19—Almost entire business section La Porte,
Cal., destroyed.
24—At Butte, Mont., fiercest fire In Its his
tory loss $1,000,000.
27—Roff, I. T.. business block destroyed.
Oct. 4—Lumber yards and 75 dwellings de
stroy ed arRbinelander, Wis. loss, $600.
000. *•&'• I'x-i'C.
6—Carlton, Minn., 10 buildings destroyed.
18—Entire business section Alturas, Cal.,
destroyed, _,
31—Pine Grove, W. Va., wiped out, causing
loss of $125,000.
Nov. 12—Nine business houses, Johnston
City, 111., destroyed.
15—Burke, W. Va., wiped^out.. ..Half block
business structures destroyed. Grantberg,
Wis....Urbana, la., 12 business blocks de
Dec. 1—Business section Arcadia, Fla.,
wiped out
4—Illinois Steel warehouse, Chicago, de
stroyed loss, $1,000,000.
5—Business section, Manassas, Va., de
•fan. 3—Entire Noweski family of 10 per
sons in burning ot Morris Run (Pa.)
home. In Ohio river towboat ex
plosion. 20.
4—In New York blizzard, 7 by freezing.
15—In burning home of Wm. Mason,
prominent New York lawyer, 5 by fire.
16—In Decatur, III., mine. 5 by fire.
22—In Shawnee, Tenn., railroad collision 6..
....Near Iron River, Wis., 4 in burning
25—At Terre Haute, Ind., 4 in boiler explo
sion. ,• ,-.
26—At Calumet, Mich., 4 miners in explo
27—Near Tullahana, Tenn., 4 in railroad
Feb. 1—In crash of sleigh and train, 10 wom
en, at Arkport, N. Y.
9—At Calumet, Mich., 7 in dynamite explo
10—At New Brighton, Pa., 5 in collision of
train and sled.
15—At Kansas City, Kan., 4 in burning
house....4 in Cleveland, O., asphyxiation.
6—At New York 4 by escaping gas.
19—At Pottsville, Pa., 5 in mine accident..
20—At St. Clairsvllle. O.. 4 in boiler explo
21—In Virginia, Ala., mine. 160, in explosion.
28—In Brooklyn, N. Y., church, 11, in floor
collapse....In Evitts Creek, Md., acci
dent, 3.
Mar. 3—Near Pittsburg 7 in rear-end col
lision between trains—6 killed near Pike
ville, Ky., by dynamite explosion.
9—At W. Pitson, Pa.. 7 in fall of car in mine.
14—In New York. 19, in burning tenement.
19—Near Thurmond, W. Va., 24 in mine ex
SO—At Brockton, Mass., 55 In fire panic.
22—At Princeton, Ind., 8 in mine explosion.'
Apr. 2—Near Badham, N. C, 4 in railway
collision—In snowslide near Ouray,
Col.. 4.
4—Bodies of 43 who lost lives in Ziegler, 111.,
mine explosion, recovered.
9—Henry Monroe, Chicago, and family of
four asphyxiated.
17--In Indianapolis theater panic, 6, 30 in
26—In Wilkesbarre, Pa., mine, 10 in falling
28—In Dubois, Pa., mine, 12 in explosion.
30—In Laredo, Tex., 21 In cyclone....At Wil
burton, Okla., 13 in cave-in.
May 9—At Marquette, Kan., 29 in tornado.
10—Snyder, Okla., wiped oat: IOO die In
tornado... In wreck on Pennsylvania
road SO killed, IOO Injured.
22—At Columbus, O., 6 in boiler explosion.
June 7—Near Howard, Wis., 6 in bridge col
11—At Chicago, 3 In auto plunge into river.
14—Near Goshen, N. Y., 4 in crash of auto
and train.
18—Near Baltimore, 25 in railway collision.
SI—SOth Century limited 18-hour train
from Chicago to New York wrecked 10
22—At Attalla, Ala., 4 in mill explosion....
In Wisconsin river, 8 by drowning.
28—At Emporia, Pa., 9 in explosion....At
Phillipsburg, Kan., S in tornado.
July 5—In northern Texas, 24 In tornado.
6—At Searight, Pa.. 6 in coal mine explosion.
7—At Little Falls Dam, Wis., 11 drowned.
11—At Wattstown, Va., 120 in mine explo
16—Near Unton. Ind., 4 in freight collision.
18—At Watasha, Minn.. 7 in hotel fire.
19—Near Des Moines, la.. 5 in mine explo
21—Boilers of gunboat Bennington explode
off San Diego, Cal.. killing 62 marines.
30—At Lebanon. Mo., 4 girls drowned.
Aug. 1—Near Verna, Minn., 4 drowned.
7—Near Alexandria, Va., 5 by engine.
8-At Albany, N. Y., 16 in collapse of build
13—At Kishman, 0., 15 in railroad collision.
Ormi-od, Pa., 12 killed in landslide.
28—Off Florida coast, 22 drowned in gale
which strikes steamship Peconic.
McKeesport, Pa.. 4 when fly-
3—At Hudson, N. Y., 4 drowned In river.
5—At Brush. Col.. 4 in railroad collision.
10—At Fairchance, Pa., 25 in powder mill
11—In New York, 12 in accident to elevated
JS—At Avon, Conn., 12 In explosion.
17—At Pinconning, Mich., 5 in boiler explo
21—At Mount Holly Springs, Pa., 5 in rail
road collision.
25—At Paoli, Pa.. 5 in rear-end collision.
27—At Fort Dodge, la., 5 children burned to
Oct. 3—Near Edington, W. Va., 6 in burn
ing of cabin home.
Sj-At Granville, N. Y., 10 in quarry cave-in.
lo^At Seaton, 111., 5 in railroad wreck.
16—South Carolina coast, 6 in wreck of
17—At Port Royal, Mo., mother and 5 chil
dren burned to death.
22—Off Beverly, N. J., 6 drowsed in river
collision....At Bingham, Utah, 5 in cave
in of copper mine.
26—At Hot Springs, Ark., 6 in burning hotel.
....Near Fairfield, la., 4 in railroad col
29—At Hazel Kirk, Ark., 6 mine officials in
30—Near Kansas City, Mo., 13 in wreck on
Santa Fe....At Casey, la., 6 in. Rock Is
land wreck.
Nov. 5-At Mountain View, Okla., 8 in tor
S-At Phoenixville, 111., 4 in powder ex
9—Near Wilkesbarre, Pa., 5 in railroad
15—At Benleysville, Pa., 8 In mine explosion.
16—In New York tenement, 5 by fire.
N. J., 4 in powder explosion.
23—Near Albion, Ind., 5 in railroad collision.
26—At Bakersbridge, Mass., 20 in railroad!
Pa., 9 in powder explosion.
29—Near Duluth, Minn., 9 in steamer
Mataafa wreck.
Dec. 1—On Middle River, Ala., 9 in house
boat fire....Near Weston, W. Va., 4 in gas
3—In Wyoming, 18 in coal mine explosion.
$,ey!. tenement, 6 by fire.
12—At Lindsey, Pa., 6 children by fire.
13—Near Boyles. Ala., 5 in powder explo
17—-Verbeck theater, Lorain, O.' de
stroyed by fire 5 lives lost.. ..Ex
plosion of 1,400 lbs. nitroglycerin
at Dupont company's dynamite
works near Marquette, Mich. 5 men
Jan. 18—Fall River,-Mass., cotton mill strike
after 6 mos. duration called on*.
21—United Mine Workers convention ex
pels delegate Randall, of Wyoming, who
accused John Mitchell of selling out Col
orado strike.
Feb. 22—Shoe manufacturers of country or
ganize national association at New York.
^.^_ Mar. 10—Na a
Engineers el
New York subway
strikers for viola
tion of employers'
Apr. 6—C I a
teamsters' strike,
calling out nearly
every union.
20—Employers secure
injunction in Chi
cago strike.
24—S a
strike in Chicago
called off.
causes renewal of
Chicago teamsters'
.28—Chicago strikers enjoined from interfer
30—Grand Jury indicts 12 labor leaders on
conspiracy charge. .,..- J.-\
May 2—Fierce Chicago strike"riots !'Killed,
several fatally injured. Many negroes
3—World's railway appliance exhibit.opens
at Washington.
4—Seventh session, international railway
congress opens in Washington Chicago
employers ask militia to quell strikers
Deneen refuses ..Strike-causes business
loss of $2,500,000.
8—Negro union driver, Chicago, killed by
10—Chicago deputy kills unionist who
Jeered him....Roosevelt receives strike
committee in Chicago tells them to up
hold law or grave results will follow.
16r-National Ass'n of Manufacturers meets.
25—Thebes, 111., bridge across Mississippi,
gateway to southwest, opened.
28—President Shea deposed as Chicago
strike leader.
Jun. 4—Shea arrested on libel charge....
Grand Jury indicts labor leaders for con
spiracy, at Chicago.
7—One killed, two injured in Saginaw,
Mich, strike riots.
Jul. 20—Chicago teamsters strike declared
Aug. 1—Western railroad telegraphers
strike for better wages.
5—Attorney General Moody asks probe of
telegraphers' strike.
13—C. P. Shea reelected president of Inter
national teamsters' union at Philadelphia.
Sep. 18—Threatened Chicago-freight hand*
lers strike collapses.
Ofef. 4—Breweries tf Michigan consolidate,
a—Jos. Ramsey, Jr., deposed as Wabash
"•(railroad president. F. A. Delano suc
10—Geo. Gould defeats Ramsey for control
„,Wabash railroad at Toledo, O., meeting
14-rPortland Exposition closes after most
1 successful run.
Nov. 26—Samuel Gompers elected presi-
SLfPJ1 American Federation of Labor at
Pittsburg, Pa.
Jan. 3—Empress of China converted to
Christianity by
wife of Minister
Conger....In Silesia
12 die from cold.
8-^In .Alps during,
blizzard, 24 die by
9—Louise Mitchel,
revolutionary agi
tator dies, Mar
seilles, France.
10—Great Britain and
15—Mme. Loubet dies in Paris, aged 92.
"IT—As result of Noesdal, Norway, ava
,fi 9
perished caused big tidal wave.
22—Four -Americans, 1 Mexican massacred
_by Yaquis Indians in Mexico.
Feb. 6—Procurator General of Finland as
at Helsingfors.
sinks in Osaka, Japan, harbor,
"94 drowned.
22—London automobile factories burn: loss,
5—Steamer Osaka, Japan harbor,
sinks. 107, drowning.
12—In Wales colliery explosion 26 killed.
»—H. C. Paget, marquis of Angelsey, dies
at Monte Carlo.
24—Jules Verne, novelist, dies at Amiens.
France, aged 77....Azpiroz, Mexican am
bassador, dies in Washington.
Apr. 7—Nearly 100,000 are dead in India
9—In Madrid, Spain, reservoir collapse: 400
killed and injured.
1J—Prince George of Greece assassinated.
Genevieve Que., convent destroyed
by fire, 14 perishing....M. Paul Lessar,
Russian minister to China, dies in Peking.
May 8—Portugal and Norway sign arbitra
tion treaty.
9—Cassini, Russian ambassador to Wash
ington, transferred to Madrid. Baron
Rosefn takes his place.
~?4 Alfonso, king of Spain, attempt
ed by Pans bomb-thrower.
Jun. 6—Crown Prince Wm. and Duchess Ce
celia wed at Berlin M. Delcasse resigns
as foreign minister of France.
7—Norway severs relations with Sweden,
deposing King Oscar.
8—British submarine boat explodes 14
13—Delyanuis, Grecian premier, slain by
1 5
Margaret of Connaught and
_Frince Adolphus of Sweden wed.
26—Near Copenhagen, Danish training shfp
sunk 22 drowned.
Jul. 4—Swedish army ordered to mobilize.
21—Bomb thrown at sultan of Turkey at
Constantinople. Attempt fails, but 24 per
sons are killed.
25—Swedish cabinet resigns.
Aug. 2—New Swedish cabinet selected.
27—Famine in Spain causes hundreds to
Sep. 7—Tokio mobs attacked E H. Harri
man and Marquis Ito. Martial law declared.
8—Tokio municipality passes resolution de
nouncing peace terms....Rioters quelled.
22—Six Cuban leaders killed in political riots
at Cienfuegos.
9^-Italy earthquakes fatal to 2,000.
12—Togo's flagship Mikasa blown up at
Sasebo, killing 256.
15—Monte Rosso, Italy, destroyed by earth
quake hundreds of lives lost.
19—Czar invites powers to peace conference
at The Hague.
24—Sweden and Norway sign dissolution ar
ticles, agreeing to sever union.
26—Typhoon hits Manila ten killed thou
sands homeless loss $500,000. Fifty killed
in Philippines.
Oct. 1—Fire at Hiroshima, Japan, destroys
27 buildings loss $2,000,000.
2—Guardl cutter Leyte wrecked off Philip
pines 39 lives lost.
52—Prince Troubetskoy, Russian liberal,
dies in St. Petersburg.
13—Sir Henry Irving, famous actor, dies
suddenly at Bradford, Eng.
27—Prince Charles of Denmark selected for
throne of Norway.
Nov. 6—Sir Geo. Williams, founder of Y.
M. C. A., dies in London.
17—Count of Flanders dies in Belgium,
leaving Prince Albert heir to throne.
18—Glasgow (Scotland) lodging house
burns, 39 dying—German torpedo boat
and cruiser collide at Kiel 33 drowned.
20—Steamer Hilda wrecked off French
coast 128 drowned....Throne of Norway
tendered to Prince Charles of .Denmark
27—King Haakon VII. takes oath to Nor
wegian constitution.
Dec. 4—A. J. Balfour, English premier, re
signs Sir Campbell-Bannerman takes
18—Anti-foreign riot at Shanghai
American vice consul attacked and
fired upon by marines 20 coolies
26—San Domingo swept by revolution
president flees from capital new
official selected.
Jan. 5—James Gillespie found guilty of sis
ter's murder, sentenced for life.
11—J. Miller, Chicago, killed wife, two ba
bies and self by shooting.
15—At Holman, Ky.. W. Roarck, B. Roarck,
H. Holcomb and J. Holcomb killed in
feud Ex-Coroner Hoffman, Detroit,
Mich., found guilty of defrauding state
C. Eckburg killed J. Brandt and self by
16—Robert and Francis McBride and Sher
'iff T. F. Connor killed in Tuskegee, Ala.,
fracas—Ex-Coroner Hoffman, newly
elected sheriff, Wayne county, Mich.,
found guilty of illegally taking money
from state 4 years in prison.
18—Italian in Buffalo. N. Y., kills Mary Kiff
and self.
19—During quarrel Wilson, Kan., Marshall
killed S. Hutchinson, postmaster and edi
tor, and self.
22—C. Tuxhorn, kills two sons and self at
McPherson, Kan....In Nortonville, 111.,
street encounter. Geo. Weshberman and
Thomas Butts killed each other.
26-rH. A. Knickerbocker killed wife and
self, at Battle Creek, Mich.
27—Tucson, Ariz., gambler kills 3 men and
commits suicide.
29—Burlington, Wis., boarder kills landlady
and self.
13—Chicago mother kills child and self with
Feb. 1—V. R. O'Shea, Chicago, found guilty
of killing wife.
8—Lebanon. O., bank robbed of $9,000.
10—Inga Hanson, suing for big damages
against Chicago Traction company, con
victed of perjury....Ex-Mayor McCue,
Charlottesville, Va., hanged for confessed
wife murder.
12—J. Estes, Marshall, Okla., killed wife,
daughter and self.
13—A. Westmark, Dubuque, la., killed wife
and self.
17—John Shawj near Qulncy, 111., killed
wife and self.
24—L. M. Hardy and wife, Homer, Mich.,
murdered in bed.
2S—W. B. Hart near Newton, Kan., killed
daughter and self....F. Elster, Spring
ville, Cal., killed neighbor, wife and self.
....Chicago detective kills Mary Mulveil,
noted philanthropist and self.
Mar. 3—W. I. Neet, Tusla, I. T., killed wife
and self.
4—Charles Thomas, Des Moines, la., found
guilty of murder of Mabel Schofield.
7—James Ince confesses to murder of wife
and 3 children at Danville, Ark.
13—Robbers loot Genoa, O., bank of $76,000.
Apr. 2—M. Nelson, near Poplar, la., kills
daughters and self.
4—John Dow, negro, Sulphur Rock, Ark.,
kills 4 negroes.
24—Man and wife, Riley, Kan., burned to
death by robbers—F. G. Bigelow, pres.
First national bank, Milwaukee, con
fesses to $1,450,000 embezzlement....Con
gressman Pinckney and 2 others killed in
Hempstead, Tex., shooting affray.
May 11—John Hewitt, Adel, Ga., kills wife,
her sister and self.
15—Crazed by drink, San Diego, Cal., man
kills 5 persons and self.
19—Johann Hoch found guilty of wife
murder at Chicago.
22—Lawyer Berry shot down at Savannah.
111., by Bothwell Pulford.
24—Insane Ross Valley, Cal., man kills wife,
5 children and self....Butte, Mont, miner
kills wife, son and self.
25—Bothwell Pulford, slayer of Lawyer
Berry commits suicide.
Jun. 8—Bigelow and Goll, Milwaukee, in
11—Bigelow pleads guilty of embezzlement
given ten year sentence.
14—Insane Tucumcari, N. Mex., woman
kills 5 children and self.
16—St. Paul, Ind., man kills self and wife.
......Kiele'r, Wis., woman slays 4 children
and self.
28—At Waklnsville, Ga., 8 prisoners lynched
for murders.
30—Graft indictments returned against 21
Jul. 3—Stanford, Ind., farmer kills wife,
child and self
24—Tim Dooling, Chicago, kills sister and
28—Johann Hoch, Chicago, reprieved by
governor on day he was to hang.
Aug 3—Doella.»Ark.. negro kills 4 persons.
and is slain by posse.
4—C F. Pfister. leading Mllwaukeean. ln
dieted on charge of big steal.
11—Aug\peseck, Rock Island, Ill./kllls wife
and self.
24—Johann Hoch, Chicago, again escapes
gallows supersedeas granted.
Sep. 1—Parker, SVierman and Johnson found
guilty of murder at Detroit, Mich., sen
tencedto life term....R. D. Chase kills
Alice Watson and self at Tonopah, Nev.
21—Geo. Ford, Switzerland, Co Ind., cre
mated wife and three children....4-Chi
cago packers fined $25,000 for accepting
railroad rebates.
30—Andover, 111., mother kills 7 children
and self husband commits suicide 8t.
L,onls, Mo., man kills son and self with
Oct. 2—Harry Leonard, New York, con-
to $359,000 bank swindle.
5—N. C. Dougherty, Peoria, III., indicted for
school fund speculations.
8- Fred Feerer, St. Joseph, Mich., killed
.AJSJ?' Lonsdale and self.
10—Chicago negro kills police sergeant,
fatally shoots two others, slaying self.
11—Captain 'and four of crew on Philadel
phia vessel, slain by mutineers.
lo—E. H. Darrow kills son's wife and*self
at Sioux City, ia.
Jubbs, Coshocton, O., kills wife
and self
Cuba ratify extra
dition treaty.
12—G ar.c a elected
president of Ecua

h°ura w™*!?3
Frakervllle, la., kills
-ioW4Je* £au*hter,, sister-in-law and self.
?,• Svu £Hnliffe- Pittsburg, Pa., who
Adams Express, cap-
tured at Bridgeport, Pa.
id a
2 4
commit sui-
Ridgeville (Ind.)
0 0
V1iv' I1V»
to rnh*Km^or' 5*d
Smith Seaton-
NWJSi ^o?"
6 a
111., kills Chas,
captures for six
__, for six
Una wYfV^"!.i.'ifc Richmond, Va.,
Croker, Richmond Va.
R—iw' V"*i-uiLen. a neighbor and self.
paramour frid1elfreW8'
refused new
13-Scranton, Pa man kills wife and self.
A|fflKff«W -n
19-E. Rodhaubt kills sweetheart and self.
kill, wife »nd a chlldren... rtve convicts!
Jefferson City (Mo.) prison, kiU guards
and escape .... Newton C. Dougherty
Pe'ori" I""**
*o jail from
Pharmacist kill.
ci TJT mother-in-law.
7 J£ary «ers hanged in Windsor
\jin^vRu80n *layip* husband....Wm.
McWilliams, who killed wife and 5 chil
den to death at Indepen
iS—Illinois supreme court denies new
trial to Johann Hoch, Chicago wife
,„murderer hangs Feb. 23.
VI c«aAte
Colby, Wis., robbed of
54,500 robber captured, money re
Jan. 1—Louis Allwhite, alleged
lynched at Newport, Ark.
Feb. 21—Two more indictments
Mrs. Chadwick, making 7.
Mar. S—Ronce Gwynn, negro, lynched at
Tullahoma, Tenn.
22—LKJSS in Pittsburg, Pa., flood over $1,000,
28—Rosseau, Tombs prisoner, says he made
bomb which blew up battleship Maine.
Apr. 9—Jaques Faure sails over English
channel in balloon.
14—Body of John Paul Jones found in
Paris cemetery.
20—Mrs. McLean, N. Y., elected head of
D. A. R.
Chicago, loses $10,000,000 la
May wheat deal.
^ZP1"- Pearsons, Chicago, gives $135,
000 to southern colleges Andrew Car
negie gives $10,000 for aged college pro
May 5—1. N. Perry, Chicago, acquitted of
gigantic arson charge.
N an Patterson freed of charge of killing
Caesar Young....Negro lynched for
00 klJnaping
Belmont, Mo.
S Pant
"gas gang" surrenders to
Mayor Weaver....Mexilla valley flood
causes $500,000 loss.
J""- 6—Wisconsin storms cause $500,000 loss.
9—Paul Morton. ex-Sec. of Navy, elected
chairman of Equitable society.
,o deaths in one day number
1/—Battleship Kansas launched at Cam
den, N. J.
16—Samuel Greason, acquitted of Edwards
murder, at Reading, Pa.
Jul. 7—Normandy, Ky., negro lynched for
Aug. 1—Dr. Koch acquitted of charge of
killmg.Dr. Gebhardt at New Ulm, Minn.
10—Fiala Ziegler, polft-seeklng expedition,
lost for over two years, rescued.
23-Yellow fever reported in Brownsville,
111., and Ottawa county, Mich.
25—President Roosevelt submerged 50 min
utes in submarine torpedo boat Plunger
in Long Island sound.
30—Yellow fever breaks out in Florida.
Sep. 3—Two Silver City, Miss., negroes
lynched for assault.
30—Battleship Mississippi launched at Phil
Oct. 8—Mob of colored citizens near Bain
bndge, Ga., lynch negro for assault.
"—'American bankers hold session in
Washington John L. Hamilton, Hoopes
ton, in., elected president.
U—Henderson, Tex., mob lynches 3 negroes
for murder.
13—Capt. Taggart granted absolute di
vorce from wife at Wooster, O.
15—Ex-Alderman O'Neill, Chicago, loses
.'reach of promise suit for $15,000.
18—Sorento, 111., hit by tornado 8 killed, 35
19—Terrific gale on great lakes kills 24,
wrecking 30 vessels.
Roosevelt ends southern tour
by New Orleans visit.
27—President narrowly escapes death in
Mississippi river collision.
28—Terrific gaie on great lakes wrecks 17
vessels, causing loss of 25 lives and prop
erty loss of $2,000,000.
29—Bainbridge, Ga., mob lynches negro
who killed woman and shot sheriff.
30—Rear Admiral Train and son attacked
by Chinese natives latter held as hostage.
—President Roosevelt reaches Wash
Dec. 9—Battleship Idaho launched at Phila
delphia, Pa.
13—Chas. A. Peabody elected president Mu
tual Life Insurance company Geo. W.
Perkins resigns office in New York Life
succeeded by A. E. Orr.
17—Edward S. Dreyer, Chicago bank
er, paroled had served over two
years' sentence at Joliet, 111., for
misappropriation of $316,000 Chica
go park board funds.
Feb. 22—Gunthers, No. 2, Chicago, win 5
man bowling cham
pionship of United
States at Milwau
28—Battling Nelson,
a whips
Young Corbett in
9th round at 'Frisco,
Apr. 19—American
a a league
opens season.
21—"Virginia" J. J.
Carroll, noted turf
man, died at New
Orleans .... W. H.
Rogers, business
mgr. Boston Na
tional league club,
__ May 5—Britt knocks
out Whtie at San Francisco.
30—American schooner Atlanta wins race
across ocean for Kaiser's cup, setting new
Jun. 2—Eddie Hanlon whips Young Corbett
in 20-round bout in 'Frisco.
23—American yachts win Kid races.
28—Cornell wins four-oared 'varsity race at
Poughkeepsie, Nv Y.
.29—Yale wins four-mile race from Harvard.
Jul. 3—Marvin Hart whips Root for cham
pionship of world, title conceded by Jef
17—W. Glover. Jr., and C. D. Graham,
successfully swim lower Niagara rapids
time, 26 minutes.
21—Britt whips "Kid" Sullivan St Saa
Aug. 6—World's quarter-mile swimming
record broken by B. B. Kieran, at South
port, E.ng. New mark, 5:22:2.
17—Walter Stimpson, well-known sporting
authority dies at Cambridge, Mass.
21—Thos. Curtis, first president American
bowling congress, dies at Brooklyn.
31—Beals Wright, Boston, defeats Ward,
Orange, N. J., winning national tennis
Sept. 9—Battling N«lson, Chicago, knocked
out "Jimmy" Uritt, San Francisco, in
181 at Colma, Cal.
18—Columbus wins American Baseball
Association pennant.
Oct. 8—Dan Patch lowered world's record
for mile with wind shield to 1:55V», at
Lexington, Ky.
15—New. York National League baseball
team wins world's championship from
Philadelphia Americans Hemery wins
238-mile auto race on Long Island for
Vanderbilt cup.
18—McGovern whips Murphy at Philadel
phia In 2d.
NOv. 3—Dan Patch equals world's pacing
record mile, 1:59%.
12—Dan Patch sets new world pacing
record mile, 1:58.
30—Chicago university defeats Mich'gan
at football, score 2 to 0, winning cham
pionship of the west
Dec. 11—Eckersall elected captain Chicago
university football team for 1S06... Curtis
elected captain of Michigan for 1906
20—Jack O'Brien defeats Bob Fitzsim
mons in 1% rounds at San Francisco.
26—Jack O"Brieri challenges James J.
Jeffries to fight.
Home Health
By DAVID H. 1EEDEB. Ph.»..N. D.
What is termed "frostbite" or "chil
blains" by medical men is really a form
of inflammation of the skin and deeper
parts, produced by long exposure to cold
and having a tendency to terminate in
gangrene. The toes and neighboring
parts of the lower extremities, the fin
gers, ears and nose are most frequently
affected. Anaemic or thin-blooded per
sons and those debilitated'from insuffi
cient nourishment or fatigue are more
liable to suffer than are strong, healthy,
well-nourished people. The first state
or process of frost bite is a transient
redness, accompanied by hyperesthesia
and tingling. A sort of purple lividity
quickly follows and the sensibility or
knowledge of pain diminishes. Follow
ing this rapidly is the blanching or whit
ening without feeling or absolute in
sensibility of the parts. Coagulation
has then taken place, and the whitened
surface is frozen hard. If the process
is very severe, dry gangrene is soon es
tablished and the parts shrink up and
blacken. An inflammatory line of de
markation shows itself later. Several
excellent remedies for the successful
home treatment and cure of chilblains
have been given in club notes of this
department, but as there are many suf
ferers who have not had access to them I
will cheerfully describe the best method
that have been used by Home Health
club people.
One letter came in this morning,
which reads as follows: "I send you a
recipe that I have never known to fail
to cure chilblains. I was a sufferer of
chilblains myself so I thought I would
send it, hoping it may do some good.
One ounce of laudanum, one.ounce sal
ammonia, one and a half onuces distilled
or soft water. Rub this solution on parts
Another from Memphis says: "I no
tice a request for a remedy for chil
blains, and I know this is a sure cure,
as I have seen it cure where there were
festered sores: Take a lump of alum
about the size of the fist, dissolve in a
vessel to keep until the case is cured.
Every night and morning heat and hold
the feet in it 15 minutes, with water
enough to come to the ankles. It is
surprising how it will cure the worst
While a third, from a good old doctor,
tells of a simple and inexpensive method
which is easily applied. It is as follows:
"Wait until the frost has killed the
leaves on the little scrub oak and the
leaves are dry then gather three gal
lons of these leaves, taking those that
are hanging on the bushes, put them in
three gallons of water, and boil half an
hour or more. Strain off the water, and
as soon as it is cool enough not to scald
the feet put in the tea and let them re
main until the tea is nearly cold then
wipe the feet dry and retire. Repeat this
same treatment the next evening, and
the frost bites will not again trouble
If A. L. S., Wisconsin, and O. C,
Durand, 111., will write again, giving
full name and address, I will be glad to
answer their letter to the best of my
Cincinnati.—Dr. D. H. Reeder, La
porte, Ind.—Dear Doctor: I am one of
the many lucky subscribers of this pa
per—a most true and honest family pa
per for the good and wholesome read
ing and information which it contains.
Among the many valuable items I take
a great interest in the Home Health club,
through which many of my worthy
brothers and sisters receive valuable ad
vice, with good results therefore, as I
am in poor health, I take the liberty of
improving the opportunity by asking
you for your kind advice. I am 56, but
look and feel worse than some men do at
80 or more. Doctors recommended med
icines which never did me any good. My
trouble is catarrh in head and stomach,
and doctors claim my liver and kidneys
are also affected. This trouble has such
a tight hold on my system that so far 1
have found no remedy to help or cure
me. I have the most annoying noises
in my head and ears often have head
ache no matter how careful I am I will
get colds often, and suddenly have pains
in right side and between shoulder.
Hearing and eyesight are badly affect
ed, which is worse in cloudy, damp
weather. I can eat good, hearty meals,
but do not get the strength I should have
from it. I am five feet six inches tall,
weigh only 109 pounds. There are specs
like a swarm of flies floating before
by eyes, I have bad breath and feel
drowsy and more tired in the morning
than at night. Now, dear sir, could you
advise me of some good remedy, if so I
would be very thankful to you.—Yours
very truly, R. A.
I would suggest that you procure
of your local druggist what is called
a colon tube, made of soft rubber,
about 15 inches long, and also a foun
tain syringe, holding about three
quarts of water using plenty of vase
line, insert the colon syringe to the ex
tent of about 12 inches, up into the
colon, and thoroughly flush it, using
this method about two or three times
per week for several months. Com
pound gentian sirup in the tablet form
is to be used regularly, and a char
coal (prepared) tablet after each meal
to prevent fermentation of food. While
you may not be suffering with gas, at
the same time there is a certain ca
tarrhal condition in your system which
these charcoal tablets will overcome.
The cause of the noises in your head
and ears is also evidently catarrh,
which has affected the Eustachian
tubes. In addition, the tissue ele
ments for catarrhal deafness, which is
the best thing for the conditions such
as you have described I have ever
known, and I believe that if you use
it, you will be benefited. I think per
haps I have suggested enough for the
present, and if you will adopt my sug
gestions, also practicing the exercises
for catarrh as given in book of Home
Health Club lectures, I do not believe
there will be any need of further
Minnesota.—Dr. David H. Reeder, La
porte, Ind.—Dear Sir: I read your lec
tures and value them very hlghl
wish^you would therefore!
(subject of erysipelas in your articles.
My mother is troubled with it in one
leg. I would be very thankful for
your good advice. Respectfully,—*
E. J. L.
I will be very glad to discuss the sub
ject of erysipelas in the near future.
A lecture was given on the'subject a
year or so ago, but many new sub
scribers will appreciate another.
Oklahoma.—Dr. David H. "Reeder,
Laporte, Ind.—Dear Doctor: I am an
interested and enthusiastic reader of
the Home Health club, and as I want
others to receive the benefit, I am send
ing you a large list of names of those
who are in need of your good instruc
tions, and I hope all of them may join
the club.
In the hope that some poor sufferer
maye be benefited, I gladly send the
following formulas for the cure of can
cer of the nose and the other was on
the forehead: Take fresh hog's lard,
and put in skillet to melt. Add to this
the clean bark from the roots of com
mon sumak, as much as the lard will
take up. Bring slowly to a boil, and
keep boiling until your judgment tells
you the juice is extracted. Strain out
the liquid while hot, and when cool
it is ready for use. Apply on a cloth,
three or four times daily. Before ap
plying always wash the sore with
soapy water and dry well. For eczema:
Rub finger on white Russian soap and,
apply to the spots affected. This treat
ment has proven very effective for me.
Use once or twice daily. Wishing yon
success, I am, yours truly, S. C. W.
I am always glad to see people suffi
ciently interested as to want to help oth
ers. It shows they have caught tha
true spirit of the Home Health club, and
I trust many others will follow the ex
ample of S. C. W. As to the virtue of tho
cancer cure I cannot say, but it is a safo
home remedy, costs but little and is
worth trying.
Oregon.—Dr. D. H. Reeder, Laporte,
Dear Sir: We have long been subscrib
ers to this paper, and I have been
much interested in the Home Health
club, and also much benefited by fol
lowing your advice. I am now writ
ing you at the request of one of my
neighbors who wishes to know the
cause of a cold spot across the small
of the back. It is of long standing
and causes great discomfort. The party
wears a heavy pad across the back all
the time. His age is 60. If you can
give cause and suggest remedy, it will
be thankfully received.
I would also like to ask if the tissue
remedies you advise would be good for
a case of catarrh of 30 or 40 years'
standing. Also if they can be pro
cured from our home drug stores.
Thanking you in advance, I remain.
Yours sincerely, A. D.
In regard to your neighbor, the dif
ficulty in all probability comes from
defective circulation, although it may
be due to an injury to the spine. It
would be wise for him to have a
thorough and careful examination
make by a skillful osteopath. An ex
cellent treatment for Mm would be
to sponge the entire back with warm
vinegar, and then apply a thorough
hot fomentation, allowing it to re
main for three-quarters of an hour,
and after removing, rub the entire
back thoroughly with warm olive oil.
The use of the tissue remedies re
ferred to when combined with the
Home Health club methods of home
treatment for the cure of catarrh, will
nearly always effect a cure, in any
case, no matter of how long standing.
I regret to state, however, that few
druggists keep these tissue remedies
in tablet form.
Readers of this publication are nt
liberty to inquire for any information,
pertaining to the subject of health. Ad
dress all communications to the Home
Health Club, or Dr. David H. Reeder,
Laporte, Ind., and give name and ad
dress in full, with at least four cent3
in postage.
A southern congressman, at Atlantic
City, told one of his friends that he was
going home somewhat demoralized.
"Yes, sirs," said the lawmaker, "I am
demoralized, and this reminds me of a
story I picked up from Brother Swan
son, who has been having a tough cam
paign in Virginia for governor. Swan
son says that at the battle of Malvern
Hill Gen. Lee met a loose-jointed, an
gular soldier—one of those fellows who
looked like his limbs were made of
long saplings, with an extra supply
of knee and hip joints, like the fifth
wheel of an artillery wagon in case of
'Where are you going, sir?' asked
the general.
'I'm gwine back to the wagons, gen
eral,' answered the long-legs.
'Are you wounded?' asked the com
'No, sir I hain't wounded.'
'Are you sick?'
'No. I hain't sick nor wounded,
nuther, but I'm terribly demoralized an'
I don't think it is any fitten place for
anybody.'"—Philadelphia Public Led
An Awful Slam.
"Don't take it so hard, Mr. Playnman,"
said the young woman, mockingly,
"There are other girls, you know.
There's Lil Gumplins, Sallie Plimborn,
Kate Isnoggles, and Fan Billiwink.
Any one of them would make a better
wife for you than I would." "I know
it," he said, swallowing a lump in his
throat, and turning to go. "If any ono
of those four girls had said yes, do you
suppose I would ever have thought of
coming here for a Wife?"—Chicago
Nocturnal Farming.
An interesting trial made in England
on a farm near Biggleswade shows
that fields can be so illuminated by
acetylene gas that harvesting may be
easily carried on at night. In this
test two mowers, each cutting a six
foot swath, were employed and a field
of 15 acres was mowed in three hours
and 35 minutes. A gasoline traction
engine furnished the power.
He Wanted to Know.
"Yes," said Mabel, proudly, "when a
young man kisses me I scream."
"Mabel," said Reginald, with sudden
coldness, "why is it you are so often

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