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EVENTS OF A YEAR.
Story of cn Important Period the History of the World Briefly Told. in AX ACCOUNT OF OUR WAR WITH SPAIN. Urlef Mention mt Financial Failures, Startllair UaUitropliei and Crimes-Necrology f Year 1'olltlc and Sport. TUB SI'ANISII-AMCHICAS WAIt. rel. f U. K. demands recall of Spanish minister Dupuy de Lome for vulgar criti- cims of Pres. McKinley. 15lUttIesbip Maine (costing $2,41,000) blown up in Havana harbor; 205 men and 2 officers perished. 17 Pres. McKinley appoint naval board to investigate Maine disaster. Mar. ft Pres. McKinley refuses Spain's re- quest for recall of ConsuKJen. Lee at Havana. 0 Pre, signs bill appropriating $30,000, 0W0 for national defense which congTeu bad unanimously passed.... U, S. cruiser Montgomery replace Maine at Havana. 14 U. S. buy at London 2 Brazilian war ship. 22 Maine court of inquiry report explosion wan from outside. 23 Schley ordered to command flying squadron at Hampton Roads. 2D Spain notified hostilities in Cuba, must cease. Apr. I Pre, decline French offer of medi ation. 8 -Consul-Gen. Lee leave Havana. 11 President's message on Cuban question sent to congress. 15 Senate by a vote of 42 to 35, and house, 310 to 0, adopt joint resolution for Cuban independence, demanding withdrawal of Spain's force from Cuba, and authoriz ing pres. to use land and naval fonts tj carry resolution into effect. 20 Pres. sign war resolutions. .. .Ultima tum issued to Spain to evacuate Cuba .... Spanish minister demands and receives his passport ami leave Washington. 21 Minister Woodford given his transports without being allowed to present U. S. ultimatum. 22 Sampson's fleet arrive of! coast of Cuba, and blockading proclamation i-ucd.... 1-jrst gun of the war lired by gunboat Nashville in capturing the prize Bucna Ventura. .. .Armistice in Cuba ended. 23 Prc. call for 125,000 two year volun teers. 25 War with Spain is declared by congress to have existed since Apr. 21. 20 Cervera'a fleet saiU for Cuba. May 1 Commodore Dewey destroys entile Spanish licet in Manila bay. 7 Pre, appoint Dewey acting admiral. 11 Tort at Cardenas, Cuba, destroyed; En- sign Bagley of the inslow and 4 others killed. 12 Sampson' fleet bombards and reduces San Juan (Porto Pico) fortifications. 14 First relief expedition to Philippines leaves San Francisco under Mai. Cm. Otis. 18 Battleship Oregon arrives after long trip round Cajx? Horn. 10 Ccrvera' licet enter Santiago harbor. 25 Pres. call for 75.000 more volunteer. 21) (Jen. Merritt take command of Philip pine forces and expeditions. Jun. 3 Hobson sink Mcrrimac in Santiago harbor and i taken prisoner with 7 other volunteer. J0 Near Guantanamo COO marines landed under Col. Huntington. 03 Camara's fleet sail eastward from Cadiz. V20 Shaffer's army land near Santiago. '.23 Spaniard driven back from Baitpiiri. 21 Shafter captures .Juragua. ... Roose velt' rough rider and 10th cavalry Mis tain heavy loss, being caught in ambush. Jul. 1 Lawton, Kent and rough riders take Han Juan hill and HI Canty, losing 2.11 men, with 1,30 1 wounded; licet bombards simultaneously Morro....Wur balloons make observation of Santiago. 3 (Vrvera't fleet sunk in attempting es cape from Santiago harbor. 0 Watson's squadron ordered detached to tail for Spanish coast. 7 Lieut. Hobson and 7 companions ex changed and given freedom. 8 Camara's licet after passing through Suca canal ordered back to Spain. 17 Toral surrender to Shafter t Santiago and eastern Cuba. Total loss in Cuban i campaign reported to be 207 killed, 1,433 wounded.. 21 (Jen. Wood appointed military gov. of Santiago. 25 Miles land near Ponce, Porto Pico. 20 Spain prcposrs pence through French Ambassador Cambon. 31 Battle of Malatc, near Manila. Aug. 12 Peace protocol signed at Washing ton. 13 Fleet bombard and army assault Manila, and it surrender. 20 U. S. peace commission named; to be Fee. of State Day, Senators Davis and Frye, and Whitclaw Rcid and Justice White. Sep. 23 Pre, appoint war Investigation commission. Oct. 18 American flag raised over public building nnd fort of Porto llieo. Nov. 28 Final peace term agreed to at Paris. Dec. 10 Peace treaty signed at Pari....U. 8. flag unfurled over Marianao, Cuba, 24 Peace com. report to pres. 20 Spanish troop begin evacuation of Havana. Dec. ft American ravings, at Charleston, R. C, placed in bands cf nccivcr. Liabili ties, If luO.000. . msi.i:ss imii.i iii:s. n.txic l'AiM m:. Jan. 17-State. Elmwood, 111., fRO.nof). 24 National, Pan la, Knn., suspended. 31 First national. Larimore. N. D., $71,7.14. Feb. 21 Hank of Southern Baltimore, $170, 000. Mar. 10 Home savings, Sioux City, la., $00,. OIK). .. .Benson savings, Waterford, Pa., $to,ooo. 21 Hank of Mcrriam Park, St. Paul, Minn. .... People's state, Philadelphia, nearly $l,000.0'JO. 23 -Guarantors' Finance Co., Philadelphia, $l,oi7,r.(w. Jun. 7 Delaware national, Delhi, N. Y., $2.1,000. 20 Thomas J. Kirby, private, Abilene, Knn., $283,000. Jul. 20 Commercial atate.Marshalltown.Ia. 21 German savings, Doon, la., $50,474. . . . Northern, Lexington, Ky. (suspended). 23 Tawas savings Tawas City, Mich, (sus pended). Aug. ll-Bank of Waverly, 111., $130,000. 27 Fillmore county, Preston, Minn., $130, 000. : Sep. 11 D. F. Parsons, private, Purr Oak, Mich., $100 000. 11-Jaspcr, Ala., bank, $03,00!). I'd Allegheny, at Clifton Forge, Va., lia bilities. $;o,ooj. Oct. 4 Tradesman' rational, at New York, 4)2.000 W) due dcpos.tors. Liabilities placed at fc3.S"VHV. 13 Tioga national, of Oswego, N. Y., cloe l, li Firt rational of Neligh, Neb., liabili ties $10.1,000. . . .German national of Pitts bmgh, Pa., babiliteif f.2.K,MJ. 21 Firt national, of Lisbon, ()., capital $.V),(K closed ; resumed on Nov. 13. 20 Second national, cf SprinjliclJ, O., goe into liquidation. Nor. 0-First national, of Flushing., O., sus pends. 10 First national, of Kmpor!, Kan., closed. 23 Rank of Homcrsville, N. ..closcsdoors with liibil tic rf $7.V0O0. C Second national, of Toledo, O., goes into voluntary liquidation. Larger Commercial Concerns Involv ing; Liabilities, of $30O,MM) or More. Jan. 10 Port of Chalmette, near New Or leans, La.. $2,000,000. 17 At New York, Werthcirocr Sl Co., glove manufacturers, fwo.ooo. i Feb. 4 At Providence, 11.'). $ locomotive works. fOlfl.700. 23 Sawyer, Manning & Co., dry goods, New York and Huston, tfl.ooo.ow. Apr. 11 At Dolgcville, N. Y., Alfred Dolge & Sou, Piano supplies, f 1,250.1 too. 27 At Boston LY Howard Clock Watch Co., $300,000. Jun. 10 At Bangor, Mc, L. P. Clark & Co., tanners. fftftO.Ot). 13 At Chicago, Joseph Jeiter, gigantic wheat speculator. 10 At Boston. Woven Hose & Rubber Co., ' $1 200 000 Jul. Ti-At Providence, It. I., John II. Mason JL Sons, cotton manufacturers, $.510,000 20 At Bridgeton, N. Y., Cumberland Nail & Iron Co. 27 Denver, Col., Paper Co. 30 At Boston, ilosmer, Codding & Co., boot & shoe dealers. $300,000. t Sep. 20 New Fngland Loan & Trust Co., at , pes Moines, la., into receiver' hands. Oct. 1. U. A. A. .1. Sawyer, woolen manu facturers, in Manchester, N. II., $1,000,- 000. 6 Banker' & Merchants' Mutual Fire In- surancc Co., at Liberty, Mo., assigned. 23 John Stephenson & ( x, of N. Y., car builders, failed foi $700,0-). Nov. 3 T. B. Ravi, president of P. Li Rayl Hardware Co., of Detroit, fail for $1,500,000. 11 Turney t Jone Coal Co.. and Penn. &, O. Fuel Co., cf St. Paul Minn., go into receiver's bands. Liabilities, $1,200,000. 17 Seidenberg, htcifel Sl Co., cigar dealers in New York, fail for $.100,000. 23 At Woodbine, Kan., Grant C. Gillett, extensive cattlo dealer, fails f or $1, 000.0(H). 20 George iletikins, New York builder, fails for$710,3S8. :AsrAi.Tii:s. I)lnntcr f Vurlous Kinds Uhlrli ItvNultetl In l'lve or 3Iore Deaths. Jan. 1. Jersey City, N. J., 0 in a fire. 12 Fort Smith, Aik., 40 during tornado. (00 were injured..) Feb. 1 Gloversville, N. Y., 0 in burning ho tel.... On Massachusetts ami Rhode Is land coast, 40 drowned during storm. C Boston, 0 firemen at a lire. D-Pittsburgh, Pa., 20 in a tire. 24 Fairfield county, S. ('., 7 in forest fires. 20 Kalamazoo, Mich., 10 by chemiml ex plosion.... West Harvey, 111., 7; train cruididl into a 'bus. Mar. 2 -Near Biewton, Ala., 0 by boiler ex plosion. 13 Nev York, 11 by burning of the Bowery mission house. 10 Chicago, 10 in a burning office building. 10-Prntt City, Ala., 0 negro couict in a mino explosion. 20 Near Lehigh, I. T., 5 during tornado.... Kent, Minn., 7 in burning home. Apr. 20 Santa Cruz, Cal., 11 in powder mill explosion. 23 Near Dover, N. J., 6 by powder explo sion. 20-St. Vir.cente, Mct., 13 bv explosion of imwder on puck train.... In Dakota and ora, 8 in tornado. May 0-ln the Grand, Virdigri and Arkan sas bottoms, Tex., floods drown 17 fam ilies. 19 Near Springlale, Pa., 0 swept off raft ....In Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, 70 during cyclone. 20 Frazier lake, Alaska, 7 drowned vhilc crossing the ice. ...At Iron Mountain, Mich., 4 in fire. 27 Ptttsville, Pa., 0 drowned in a mine. Jun. 11 Statts City, Mo., 3 in mine disas ter. 13 Near Kansas City. 8 by cloudburst.... Near New York, drowned iu a schooner collision. 28- On the route from Seattle to Alaska, 97 by drowning, cold and hunger. Jul. 4-Near Beverly, Mass., 0 by capsizing of steamer.... 12 by tornado at Hampton, N. H. 0 South of Sable islands, 503 drowned by collision of French liner La Bourgogne with Kngiish, Cromartyshire. 8 Steeh ville, Mo., 13 by waterspout. 11 Cleveland, (., 11 by explosion in tunnel. 12 Pompton, N. J., 8 in powder works ex plosions. 30 San Francisco, 5 in burning building. .. . Humantiville, AIo., G while fording river in vrngon. Aug. 8 Near Dover Point, N. H., 5 by cap sizing of boat. 0 In Kuskokwin river, Alaska, 13 by sink ing of steamer. ID-Near 'Pittsburgh, Pa., 0 by drowning caused by' cloudburst. 21 At Hot Sprines, Ark., 0 in burning ho tel. ...Sharon, Mass., 0 in train collision. 22 Near Pittsburgh, Pa., 7 by caving in of earth tunnel.... 8 at Ooltewah Station, Tenn., by powder plant explosion.- 23 Steamer on way to Alaska inks, 43 by drowning. Sep. 2 At Stinesville, Ind., 7 by premature dvnamite explosion. 3 - In Mississippi river, near Fort St. Philip, 0 by steamboat explosion.... 50 by heat m New York city. 5-At Cohoe. N. Y., 21 by trolley car and train collision. 11 Jerome, A. T., over 30 by fir Over 13 in Philadelphia by gasoline explosion. 20 Toledo, O., 10 in explosion of dust in elevator . 23 At Milan, Mo., 5 by scalding in sawmill explosion.... Near Brownsville, Pa., 8 in mine gas explosion. Oct. 2 Over 100 persons missing in forest lire in northern Wisconsin Majority dead. 4 - At least 100 lives lost by storms on Georgia ami Florida roasts. .. .Schooner Sarah L Palmer lost near Charleston, S. C, and 8 drowned. 20- On torpedo boat Davi nt Astoria, Ore., 7 by bursting of boiler tubes. 22 In Indian territory, 5 in freight wreck. 21 In Alaska, D prospector by w recking of n sloop. 27 Near Canyon City. Ore., C Indians nnd I white man in battle between ID whites nnd 5 red.... Near Sodin, N. Y., schoon er St. Peter gor down in Lake Ontario, with 8 Persons. 31 At Beilairc, O., 0 in boiler explosion. Nov. 1 During past season It veasel of Gloucester, Mass., fishing fleet lt nl 82 men drowned. Preipc-rtv loss, $170,000. ....In Alaska 7 gold aeeker perish in uicks.md. 5- At West Pittston, P.i., 10 at F.xcter col liery.... In Detroit, Mich., 11 by fallinj roof of theater. lS-On Oregon coast, rear Yarpiina bay, 23 by wricking r,f British ship Atlanta.... Near 11 iclanssek, N. J., 12 by train. 23 At Ahburn, Mo., 0 by explosion at pow der works. 20 Near Stockton, Cab, 0 by explosion of boiler in steamer. 27 In New York harbor, 8 in storm.... Off New F.ngland coast more than "0 during a terrific gale. 23 Oil' Highland liglit, near Boston, all of the 110 n board the Portland in wreck. Dec. 3 In New York, 0 by scalding in strainer, 5 At Pinole, Cnl., 5 bv explosion in pow (.r works Off Portland. Me., 3 coal birges ht with 21 on board. (II IMP.. The More Atrnrlona Mlaileed,peelal ly Those f n Domealle Mature. Jan. 0 At Greenville, Tenn., Alexander Carter (insane) kills wife, daughter and suit ide. 17 New Yetlt, John Matthew. Ihroughde spoidenry, kill wife, 2 children and sulfide. Mar. 0 At Cedar Ranids la.. A. R. Hcaly kill Libbie Brauschand and suicide. 23 Paint Rock, Tex., Lee family (4j mur dered. Apr. 7 In Milwaukee James Kearney kills wife ami self. 13 Near Monroe, Neb., Vaelay Has kills wife. 2 children and suicides. May 3 In New York Jacob Gramm kill 3 children and fatally wounds self while temporarily insane. 5 Venango township, Pa.. P. Schucher kill u. Henderson, L. Skinner and sui cide during a quarrel. Jun, 7 At Hot Springs. Ark.. J. W. Ktting kill wife and commit suicide. Domestic trouble. 10 At Kalamazoo, Mich., Chas. Langley hoots wife and iclf. Jealousy. 21 Fulton, N. Y.. William Cooper kills father-in law, mother-in-law, wound wiio anl commit suicide. Jul. 10 Near Washington. Ind.. James Cole (colored) murders wife and kill lumselft ID In Oakland, Cal., Goong Chung (China man), in trying to escape arrtut, blow up powder magazine and he and 0 are killed. Aug. 0 In Davenport, la., Ilenrv Schult kill wife and self. . . .Chnstia lohansen kill blind husband and elf at South River, N. J. 11 At Central City, S. D., Wm. Shannon, in n ioril.tn rnno l-illj x.'. (- T 1 ... ;,ulu,, niiv. u. m . im- dings, Jack Wear and self, ;..At New York city Henry C. Hawley fatally shoots wife, mother, on, daughter and then himself. 10 At San Francisco, P. J. Corbett, father of Pugilist J. J. Corbett, kill wife and self. 23-At New York, Mr. Kate Mangan, w hile despondent, kills e!f ami two chil dren.... At Russell. Ia.. Win. M. Newell kill wife and daughter and self. Finan cial trouble the cause. ; Sep. 0 At Denver Florence ' Richardson fchoot W. II. Iawrtnce, of Cleveland, O.j and then suicides. 10 Near Grand Rapids, Mich., Jesse Badge row kills wife and sister and self. Jeal ousy. 15-In Louisville, Ky.. Nellie McOuffin kills Joseph F. Yillier. his child and self. 17 In Chicago, Fied Benlield, while drunk, kill Mrs. llmma Jungenberg, her son nnd self. ID-Near Churchville, W. Va.. Ward Wolf kill father, brother and self. Oct. 1-At Detroit, Mich., Mrs. S. S. Wil- liams, insane over religion, poison her two children anil cuts her own throat. 8 -At Garret, Ind., Jesse Cheney kills hi divorced v, ife nnd self. 17 At Flint, Mich., W. P. Murray kill wife and self. ID At Youngstown, O., W. II. Bran too kill Constable John H. Jenkins, then , shoots wife and self. Donieitic infelicity ' the cause. 23 Near Harpersville, Mis., 14 negroes and 1 whitw man killed in race riot Nov. 1 Near Hamilton, Ala., Dan Hoi liday, during a quarrel, kills John Mc-Le-od. hi brother-in-law and himself. 10 In Wilmington, N. C, white, citizens wreck negro newspaper olliee and kill 9 negroes. Three whites re wounded. 21 Near Rochester, Ind., Josiah Bowers f-hoot hi son-in-law. Win. Carr, and then himself. Dec. 3 At Fort Madison, la., Frank Bush murder wife and then kills himself. 20 At Greenfield, Mo., Win. Shaver fatal ly shoot wife and kill wlf. Nullnir the tJrentrr Cunflnicratlon In solsliui I.nrgn I'lnnnelal l.me. Jan. 2 Dawson City, Alaska, business part, $200,000. 23 Last St. Loui, III., Union elevator, $1,- OOO.ISK). 30 At Maysville, Ky., Mason County li brary nnd several business buildings. Feb. 1 Naugatuck, Conn., U. S. Jtubber Co.' plant, $ro0,000. 2 In V'iuuipeg, Man., Mclntyre block, $.'KH),(SH). 0 Pittsburgh, cold storage plant: $1,775,- W'J. 11 New York. Levi P. Morton' office building. .l60.000. Mar. 10-Uiic.igo, Ayer b'ld'g.; $3(X),0()0. pr. y At iSacrcmcnto, Lai., Southern J a cific Ry. storehouse, $1,(mjO,(xX). 12 i'tnn. plate glass plant at North Irwin, Pa., $750,000. 17 Boston grain elevator. $300,000. May 12 Chicago, G acre in elevator and lumber district; $1,200,000. 17 At Attleboro. $2,O0,000 loss. 21 At Philadelphia, Potter Oilcloth work; $500,000. Jun. 7 In Portsmouth, O., Burgess Steel &. Iron Co.' plant, $100,000, y. ( rrv,..l I (kil l likl Aug. 2-Center Ridge, Ark., nearly da- stroyed. 8 Bismarck, N. I)., business portion and many residence. Over $1,000,000. 0 Nashville, Tenn.. hardware establish ment of Phillips-Hutholf Co. and other property, .100,(aa). Sep. 2o-Toledo, U., elevator; $000,000. Uct. 1 Light blocks in best tiortion ot Col orado Springs, Col., loss $I,ooo.Hto. 5 In Clailsviile, Tenn., over $500,000 dam nge. 11 At Tncoma, Wash., Tourists' hotel, loss S'JOO.000. 21-1 n Brooklyn, N. Y., $500,000 damage done among storehouse on iner. Nov. 23 At San Francisco, Baldwin hotel, Los about $1,500,000. Dec. 4 New York Home Life Ins. b'ld'g; $1,000,000. Dec. ayAt Terro Haute, Ind., $2,000,000 loss in business section. The business section of following towns were burned out or nearly so: i'otka, lit. (Jan. 0): Kuthlon, Minn. (Jan. 10); Shaw- nec,U.'l . (Jan. 11) ; Lastlirand Forks, Minn. (Jan. 20); St. Limo, Loi. (Jan. 24); 1 .am field, Hi. (t't-b. 5); Aenia, 111., ami Kxter, Nel). (lb. 1) Do Kalb, Tex. (Feb. 23); Cortrz, Col. (rcb. 20); atersmect, Mich. (Mar. 1); (ioidenpond, Ky., and Monticello, Ky. (Mar. 11); Ptrry, III. (Mar. 17); it tor, N. . (Apr. 10); Oxloid .Junction, la. (Apr. 11); Osborn, O. (Apr. 12); Hopkinton. Ja (Apr. 17); Loogootcc, Ind. (May 2); Colches ter, Conn., ami Pine City, Minn. (May 9); Kewaunee, Wi. (May 2U); Clifton, HI. (May 23); Ittabena, Miss. (Jun. H) ; Spar tansourg, Pa. (Jun. 13):Grovc City, Pa. (Jun. I o i ; '1'rucy, Cal., and Jarwin, la. (Jun. 10); Wittemore.la.. (Jun. 23); Murlreboro, Tn.. l..l I'd. I ..,. ,i.r.v.iU M.l. ill. I li nn, vuiii. ' i iiiu'i-i,iiin- ....,. 21); F.seanaba, Mich. (Jul. 31); Bismarck, .N. I)., $l,(A).0O() (Aug. ); in a Hand, v hi. (Auir. 12): Cartersvilie. 111. (Aug. 22); Owosso, Mich. (Si j. 3); Liverinore, Me. (Srj. 1(); W lute House, U. (Np. Ij); lp wk h, S. D. (Sep. 30) ; Colorado Springs, Col., $I,(ss),ooo (Oct. 1); Jxiweii, ind. (Uci. j; roiu:i(i. Colouia, Mich. (Oct. 13); Tiukcgee, Ala. (Oct. 2;i); Divide, Col. (Nov. 2);('ovirigton, La. (Nov. 11); Sibley, Ja., an l jJioomvihe, (). (Nov. 12)j Canoiuburg, Pa. (Nov. 14); Perry, la. (Nov. 21); Cuyahoga, FalN, O. (Nov.27);i:ufaula, I. T. (Dec. 4); Frank ton. Ind. (De-. 5); 'lifted, (Ja. (Deo. IS); ami Maiden, Mo. (Dec. 20). name entirely or almost entirely wiped out following town and villages: Com merce, Tex., Anil Fannville, Va. (Jan. 3); Iconium, Mo. ( Feb. 1H) ; Fairtiebl, 8. C. ( Feb. 20; Brrn, Kan. (Mar. 2); (:iamy, Mont. (Mar. 10); Alton, Ky. ( Apr. 23) ; I sington, Ky. (Miv 4); Sacnndagt Park. N. Y. (May 0); ChiplcA-, Fla. May 11); Bicknell. Ind, (Jun. 2) Crown Point, O. (Jun.0); Canyon City, Alaska (Jun 14): Patk Cityt U. ( fun. 10); Dunsmuir, Cab (Jul. 5): Ivrn City, Cnl. (Jul. 7); Antelope, Ore. (Jul. 13); New Holland, O. (Jul. 20); Beckwith. Csl. (Jul. .10); Center Ridge. Ark. (Aug. 2); lxm port. La. (Aug. 23); Rapid River, Mich. (Sep.2); Jerome, O.T. (Sep. 11 ) ; Clare mont. Minn. (Son. 23); Cumberland, Po-4in nrI (Isyton, Wis. (Sep. ?D): Little River, Kan. (Nov. 4); Pitkin. Col., Rmporin. Kan., and Green Ridge, Mo. (Nov. )', Weynuwrga, Wis. (Dec. 0); and'Mechaniosburg, O. (Dec. 22). Uriel Mention of the .Host Important Happening Outside Our Own l.a ml. Jan. 1 New cabinet of provisional govern ment in Cuba swear loyalty to Spain at Havana. 12-Mobs headel by Spanish officer destroy newspaper otlice in Havana; Commodore Bunco ready to go to protection of Amer icans. ...British surveying expedition, ronmting of 150 natives, massacred )u Bt-!oockitan district. i: 21 Algiers under mob rule; over 100 Jews killed. Feb. 2 Gen. Santo J. Zclaya inaugurated second time president Nicaragua.... Im iortation of American fresh fruit into Germany prohibited. . . .Ctar said to have obtained entire control in ctunesa af fair. - . -0 Senor Fagnsta. replying to official note from Gen. Woodford, says Spain cannot fix date for her complete pacification of Cuba. ... lurks enpture several lues unban villages, killing 100 people. 8 L'arthquakes continue at Balikesen, Asia; 4,000 rendered homeless and 120 killed.. ...U. S. marines landed at San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, to protect American consulate on account of revolu tion. 10 Japan notifie Chin she intend perma nently to occupy Wei llai-Wei. . . .Gen. Morale declare! president Guatemala; Assassin Oscar Salinger shot. ID China agree to open all inland waters to steamers of all nations. 23 M. Fmile Zola fouml guilty In Pari of making libelous comment upon conduct of Fsterhazy court-martial; sentence one yeir'a imprisonment and line of 3,(XX"f. Mar. 1 Ontario's vote continues liberals in office. 7 Fresh rebellion break out in Philip pine islands: 53 Spanish soldier killed. 8-Fire at Manila destroys $3,000,000 prop erty. 31 Capt. Gen. B'anco revokes reeoncen tration orders in Havana, Matanza. Pinar del Rio and Santa Clara.... French court of appeal remits punihmcnt of l.imJe .ola. Apr. 2 -Great Britain seize Chusan island off east coast of China. 0 Report of a recent massacre nt Ana tolia, Turkey, say parent of 40.0(H) chil dren were Killed and 40 churches de stroyed. May 4 Thirty person killed in bread riot in Rome. 12 At London, British council of W. C. T. U. reelect President Lady Henry Somerset. . . .Moret, Gullon, Xiouena and Rennejo, member Spanish cabinet, re siini. IS New Spanish cabinet formed, Sagasta, premier. 19 William Iv.vart Gladstone die at Ila warden castle, Fngland. Jun. 2 Fire nt Peshawir, India, destroys 4.000 houses; $20,000,000 damage. 4 Protocol forced on between Russia nnd Japan recognizes independence of Corea. 0 Siun Fu made capital of China instead of Peking.. ..Over 1.500 jx-ople iuj,I to hive drowned in storm oil Mi Yoke, Japan. 17 M. Ribot selected to form new French cabinet. 23 Gilbert John F.lliott, earl cf Minto, ap pointed governor-general of Canada. 30 Prince ltismarck die at Friedrichsruh, Germany, aged S3. Aug. 1 Kmnre dowager of China openly takes to herself direction of empire's af fairs, relieving emperor of all real power. 31 Lieut. Col. Henry, a chief witness against Capt. Dreyfus, commit suicide near Pari after confesning t forgery of a document he had offered at the Dreyfus trial. Sep. 3 Kgyptian force under Sir Ilorlnrt Kitchener defeat dervishes in preat bat tle nt Omdurman, on the Ni!e....M. Cayaignac, minister of war for France, resign because of disagreement with hi colleagues who favor Dreyfus revision. 5 (ji'ccn Wilhelmina of Holland crowned at Amsterdam. .. .Gen. Zurlinden. mili tary governor of Paris, made French min ister of war. 0 Riot at Candia, Crete, between Mussul man and British, and British warship threw shells, destroying ('.art of the city; about O1) people were either burned or massacred. 10 Flizabeth Amelia Fugcna, empress of Austria, assassinated at Geneva, Switz erland.. . . Business section of New West minster, B. C, burned; $2,500,000. 11 Kingston, capital of St. Vincent, in West Indies, partially destroyed by cy clone; 3(M) lives lot. . . .Hurricane sweeps over Barbador, in Windward group of lesser Antilles; 200 killed and 40,000 ren dered homeless. 20 French cabinet decide for Dreyfus re vision. 23 Oueen Louise of Denmark die at Copen hagen, aged SO. Oct. O-llan Kow, China, nearly destroy ed by fire; 3.500 people said to have perished. 9 Lord Salisbury iMics ultimatum to France to order Maj. Marckand out of Fashoda, in Nile vailev. 25 French ministry resign owing to re fusal of chamber of deputie to pass vote of confidence. .. .Pierre Puvis de Cha- vannes, great French painter, die at Paris, nged 71. Nov. 1 France decide to retire from Fashoda unconditionally, thus averting war with Fngland. Dec. 10 Chinese rebel masitre French priest anil 100 convert at Chun-Y'ang. IMlt STI11AI Jan. 17 Strike in New Fngland cotton mill against reduction in wage altect 100,000 neonle. 30 Strike of London engineers, involving 100,000 men and million of dollars, re sult in victory for employers. Feb. 1 In Iawrence, Mas., 3,oo0 operatives in cotton mills accept 10 per cent, reduc tion in wage. 3 In Iron wood, Mich.., 4,000 Carnegie miners receive 10 kt cent, advance in wattes. Mar. 6 The strike of 3,500 cotton mill em ploye at Biddeford. Me., declared off. 8-In Cleveland, ()., 4,000 person a fleeted by strike of Beckman woolen mill em ploye for increase of 10 per cent, in wage. Apr. 4 In Chicago 3,000 union carpenter strike for increase in wages. Jun. 23-Striking woodworker in a riot kill John Morris at Oshkosh.Wii. Others injured. Jul. 5 -Striking slerrotypers cause suspen sion of ( hicngn papers for four days, -ke-issucd by aid of nonunion men. 13 At Omaha. 3,000 men of Ct.dahy' and Swift' packing houses strike. Plants tied uf. Sep. 1 Troop ordered to Pana, 111., to piell riot stnrted by sinking miner. 3 -At Pcna. HI., two battle between ne- grft miners and union men; 2 deputie and colore ! men wounded. Oct. 12At Virdcn, 111., 14 men killed and 22 wounded in attempt to place iirgro workmen in mine. 15 Militia in full control at Virdcn, 111., be cause of miner' troubles. Nov. 12 Strike of coal miner at Virdcn, Illv ended. II Window glaM factories, employing 10, 000 persms, idle manv month, resume vroik in Pittsburgh. ...Twentieth annual convention of Kniaht of Labor begin in Chicago.... In Marlboro, Mass., J.ooOem plove in 7 shoe lactones- strike for - l.iiVr wages. ' ;:"'".", ; , , 10 Coal miner at irden, Id., out since Apr. 1, return to work. 21 At Augusta, Ga., 0,000 cotton mill oper ative struck on account of a reduction in vairf. Dee. lGrand fury at Carlinville, III., In ditts Gov. Tanner in connection with riots at Virde n. I.YXCIIIXfSS. Jan. 2-Near Sherrill, Ark., negro; hog ste aline. 7-In Pea Ridre, Mi., Jim Watts snd Fam Cole (colored); insulting women. 0-At Colfax, Wash., Marshal Chadwick, alleged murlrrcr....Ncar Wcwoka, O. T . M.irkus McGeinev nnd Palmer Simp son (Indians); assaulting and murder ing white woman. Feb. 1 At Bramwall, W. a., unknown ne gro; having killed Henry Draper. 22 At Lake City, S. C, Postmaster Baker (colored) and child murdered tjy raou. 23-At MayUeld, Ky., Richard Allen and Turn Holmes, for robberv and murder. Mar. 2 Near Morgantown, N. C, Indian doctor and little girl uangeu nyamou..., At Senatobia, Mis., Fred Moore, mur derer, shot to death. ID Near Wybnrk, 1. T EJ Chalmers (ne erol anil white wife murdered bv mob. Anr. 5 At Brownsville. Tex.. Samuel and Felipo Cobb killed and Carlos JulJitn lynched; election riots. Mav 23 At Rives. Tenn.. Jos. Mitchell (colored), shoving white boy off moving tram. - ' , Jun. 3 At Doyline, La., Wm. Street (col ored) burned to death; attempted mur der white woman. C Clarksville, Mo., Curtis and Fain Young foo ored): killing City Marshal Mel van. 13 At Great Bend, Kan., J. Becker (white); murder of Myrtle lluflineistcr. 17 Near Wetuinpka, AIa;, 4 negro mur dcrers and man named Carlee. Jul. 1 Near Marion, 111., horse thief shot to death. 14 At Monticello, Ark., Jim Redd and Alex Johnson (colored), for murder. Aug. 8 At Carmel, Ga., John Meadow (colored), for attempted assault.... At Ripley, Tenn., Richard Thurmond (col ored), for attempted assault. 0-At Clarendon, Ark., 2 men and 4 worn en. for murder. Sep. 12 At Liberty, Mo., Benj. Jones, for assault. 20-At Mountain City, Teun., John Wil liams (colored), for attempted murder. Oct. ft At Jone Station. Md., Wright Smith (colored), shot for attempted" as sault. 23 At Fdicfield Courthouse. S. C. Jim Mackie and Luther Sullivan, for murder of white woman. Nov. 7-At Ieun, 111., S. W. Stewart (col ored). chimed with assault. 0 Near Phoenix, S. C, 4 negroes, for shooting white man. 20 -Near Meridian, Mis., 3 negroes, for as saulting white man. Dec. tl At Benton, Ii., Ilearn and Rich ardson (negroes), charged with murder. 20 At Town Creek, Ala., Wm. Simms; murder. h uti -:o It OI.CH 1 V A Is. Jan. 1 Fort Smith, Ark., tornado; loss, $1,000,000. Feb. 1 New Fngland state swept by storm. Great loss of life; property Ioss,$2,000,(i00. Mar. 10 Cal., extreme frost, damaging fruit crop. 23 Terrible floods in Ohio and Indiana: 2S fatalities and property loss about $ 1,000, 000. Rivera in 111., Mo., Pa. nnd W. Va. racing torrents. Cold wave at Oklahoma kills fruit and even trees. May 1 Va. and N. C. coast swept by hurri cane; vessel wrecked; 12 fatalities. Da kota nnd Iowa, tornadoes, lives lost and much damaged done. Jul. 4 Hampton, N. H., tornado; 12 lives lost. 8 Steeleville, Mo., almost wiped out by waterspout; 13 live lost. Stunbcrry aud Maryville, tloods. Sep. 1 Storm lloods G counties in southeast Georgia. 3 Rent causes 50 death and over 100 pros tration in New York city. 0 Heavy frost in Nebraska. Hailstorm does $000,000 damage in Nodaway Co., Mo. Oct. 3 Storm at Brunswick, Ga., inundate nearly every business house 5 feet; dam age, $500,000. TornadoatFernandinn, Fla.. destroy f-500,000 worth of property and kill 3 person. 4 At least 100 live lost and $1,000,000 damage done by storm in Georgia and Florida. Heavy snowstorms in Minn. r and N. D. Nov. 10 Seven schooners wrecked iu storm on Lake Michigan. 27 Snowfall throughout New Fngland ranged from 8 to 24 inches, blocking rail way. During gale 03 vessel perished off New Fnglami coast and 50 live lost. Dec. 4 Terrible blizzard raged in Kansa for over 21 hours. Snow, sleet and wind storm does great damage in Ind., O., Pa., N. Y., Mass. ami Md. MX'ItOI.OfilCAI.. Jan. 9 Maj. Mose P. Handy, cf Chicago., com. to Pari exposition; at Bon Air hotel, Ga., aged 51. 10 Benjamin Butterworth (of Ohio), com of patents, ex-cong.; at Thomasvillv, (Ja., aged 50. Feb. 1-1 :x Cong. C. A. O. MtClcllan, at Au burn, lud. 17Mis Frances K. Wi'.lnrd, pre. World's W. C. T. U., in New Yolk, of influenza, aged TO. Mar. 10-Kx-Cong. Jason B. Brown, in Sey mour, Ind., a.'.'cd 50. 11 Gen. W. S. Rosecran, nenr Redondo, Cab, aged 70.... P. II. Hell, cxgov, of Tex., at Littleton, N. C 17 Blanche K. Bruce (colored), register of treasury, in Washington, ngc d 57. 23-mg. .K lin Sinikins, of Ma., in Wash ington? aged M. Apr. 3 l.x-Long. AmazA Norcross, in Paris, aged 74. 21- Sen. L'. C. Walthall, of Miss., in Wash ington, aged 07. Mav 4 Fx-Cong. Thos. Lynch, in Antigo, Wis. 10 Aaron II. Cragin, 2 terms U. S. sen., in Washington, aged 77. ID Fx -Gov. C. M. Roberts, of Tex., in Aus tin, aged 83. 20-H. J. Franklin, cx gov. of A. T., in Phoenix. 21 Fd ward Bellamy, author, in Chicopee rails. .Mass., aged r.t. 30 Fx Gov. Cyrus C. Carpenter, of la., in Fort Dodge, aged (i. Jun. ft Capt. Chas. V. GnMley, of cruiser Olytnpia, by injuries in battle of Manila 15 LiGov. Dcwitt C. Sentcr, at Alorris- town. Term. Jul. 11 Omar D. Conger, ex-cong., of Mich.. at Washington, aged KO. ... Hear Admiral Ammen, in Washington, aged 78. Aug. 7 Col. .lame O. Broadhead, ex-min. to Switzerland and ex cong., at St. Ixmia, aged 7H. 0 F. A. Brigg. rov. of N. D., at Bismarck 23 Hon. Moody Currier, ex gov. of N. II., at Manchester. 2S-F.x-Gov. Claude Matthew, of Ind., at Meharry' Grove, cf paralysis aged 53. Sep. 5 Fx-Gov. Andrew J. rau.lt, of Dako ta icrriiory, ai i ankton. r. n. 12-Judu Thomas M. Coo ley, of Mich., at Ann Arbor, aged 74. 21 Fx Sen. Wm. Faton, cf Conn., at Hart ford, aged K2. 27 Fanny Davenport, celebrated actress, at Dmbury, Mast., aged 4S. 23 Thotna F. Bayard, ex-sen. from Del., ex secretary of state and former ambas sador tf Lngland, near Dcdham, Mas., gd 70. Oct. 7 Kx Cong. Sherman Hoar, at Con cord. Mass. 11 Fx Sen. Benjamin Stark, of Ore., at New Haven, Conn.. ged 70. 31-1 lx Sen. from La. (Jen. J. R. West, at Washington. ael 70. Nov. K-Fx -Lieut. Gov. Byron Weston, in Ihlton. Mass, 13 John W. Keeley, inventor of Keelev motor, hi Philadelphia, ag'id 77. Dee. 2Ilx-Cong. Burne Compton, from Maryland, at Uaurel, aged IH. 20-i;x-Senator Tho. W. Osborn (FJa..), at WW iOl K, BKCUUJ. roi.iTiCAU fToTiM.. m:t.i;iot :n ami INDICATION AI,. Jan. 1 Robert A. Van Wvck inamrurafed mayor of .New iork....(ov. J. Ht.go Ty ler (Va.) inaugurated. 10 -Gov. Bushnell ((.).) inaugurated. 12- Marcu A. Hanna (O.) elected V. S. senator.. ..M. D. Ratchford at Colum bus, () , elected pren. United Mine Work ers' Union of America. 13 Gov. lieslie M. Shaw (fa.J Inaugurated ....American Anti Saloon lenpi at Co Iambus, O elects Hiram Price (la.) pres. 21 U. 8. Senate confirms nomination of Joseph McKcnna for supreme court asso ciate justice. 22 Gov. Grisgs (N. J.) nominated U. S. attorney-general. 23 Lou i Finery McComas (rep., Md.) elect ed U. S. senator. ...National Stock Grower' association in session at Den ver.. ..Gov. Shaw (la.) presides over monetary convention at Indianapolis. Feb. 1-U. S. Senator X. U. Turley (Tenn.) reelected. 10 league of American Wheelmen in na tional assembly at St. !ouis; 1. S. Potter elected pres. 14 National American Women's Suffrage association in 13th annual convention.... Senor Louis Polo a Rernabe succeed da Iconic as Spanish minister to Washington. 13 Mrs.: Lillian M. N. Stevens (Me.) sue ceeds the late Miss France WUlard as pro. W. C. T. U. Mar, 2 National pure food and drug con, gres in Washington. 23 J. Sterling Morton, former secretary of agriculture, elected at Chicago pres. National Sound Money league. 24 U. S. battleshipaKentucky and Kear sarge launched at Newport New. Va. Apr. 7 League of Bimetallic Club of Ohio valley in convention at Indianapolis elects J. P. Tarwin (Ky.) pres. 21 Postmaster-General (Jary resigns and Chas. F. Smith (Philadelphia) chosen to succeed him. 23 Sec. of State Sherman resigns snd is succeeded by Asst. Sec. Day, of Can ton, O. . , May 5 Delegate to national congress of mothers received at white house by Mrs. McKinley. 13 Battleship Alabama launched at Philadelphia. 30 U. and r ranee coneume nrsi com mercial treaty under Dinglev tariff law . . . .Congressman William V. Sullivan ap pointed to suececd'late Senator Walthall, of Mississippi. Jun. 1 Trans-MissisRippI and international exposition opened at Omaha. 7 Bill for removal of all political disabil ities of cx-coufederates signed by pres. ... Wisconsin's senii-centenuial cek-bration opened at Madison. 13 Ixiwer house of congress adopts (20D to 01) resolution to annex Hawaii. July 1 President signs bankruptcy bill. 0 U. H. Senate passes house resolution for annexation of Hawaii. 8 Pres. appoint Senators Cullom (111.) and Morgan (Ala.), Representative llitt (111.), and Pre. Dole and Chief Justieo Judd (Hawaii) commissioners for Ha waii.... Congress adjourn. Aug. 1 Gov. Joseph F. Johnston (Ala.) reelected. 0 National meet league of American Wheelmen at Indianapolis. . 10 Ambassador Hay accepts portfolio of secretary of state. 20 Thos. 0. Sample (Pa.) elected supremn chancellor Knights of Pythias, at Indian apolis. Sep. 1 Armv of Potomac in 20th annual re union at Niagara Fall. N. Y.... Nation al irrigation congress, at Cheyenne, Wyo. 8 -Col. Jame A. Sexton (Chicago) elected commaiuW in chief grand army at Cin cinnati; Philadelphia chosen tor next encampment. 15 Gov. F.llerbee (dem., S. C), reelected. 10 Sec. of State Day resigns. 20 A. S. Pinkerton (Mass.) elected grand sire sovereign. lodge I. O. O. F. at Boston Oct, ft Allen D. Candler (dem.) elected gov. of Georgia.... Trouble between Indians and government resulted in battle at Bear island point, Minn.; 0 soldiers, 1 Indian policeman and 30 Indians killed. 15 Trouble at Bear island, Minn., end by surender of Indiana. DO Trans-Mississippi exposition at Omaha closed'; $100,000 remained for the stock holder. Nov. 8 General elections resulted t n . a li: . i lunuv ; i rt-piiuiii an iiiajuiujr in iwir press; republicans elected governor in N. Y., Conn., Cab, O., Pa., Alas., Mich., Wi . N. II.. N. J.. Nev.. Neb.. N. 1).. Kan. and Wyo.: democrats elected gov ernor in Cob, Tex., Tenn., S. C. S. 1). and Minn.; on minor ofliccs republicans secured Ind.. III., Ia., ()., R. I., Deb, Wash., N. M. and W. Va.; democrat secured Mo., Mont., Utah. Ga.. N. C, Kv7 Ala., Ark., Fla., Md., MiR. and Va.; Minn, allows woman suffrago in school election. Dec. 5 Closing session 50th congress opened at Washington and president's messago read. 20-Sec. Bliss of Int. dept. resigns; Ethan A. Hitchcock (St. Iannis) to succeed him.... Sam'l Compcra reelected pres. Amer. Fed. of Labor, at Kansas Citv. 23 Pres. name ft delegates to czar's uni versal peace conference. 20 Rear Admiral Buuce retired. A in MMHlTIMi. Jan. 20 Hikes wins 72 hour bicycle race at Pittsburgh, Pa., ride 1,322 mile. Feb. 1 Union Pacific mail train cover 517 mile iu 4'0 minutes, breaking all long distance record. (Cheyenne- to Omaha.) Mar. 1 American clipper ship Taeoma completed race from Philadelphia toTa coiiiii, Wash., 10,000 mile. Time, 13 days. 8 Iu Chicago Henry Levron lift 101b. dumbbells above hi head 4,500 times in 2 lit, and 45 minutes, -breaking 3-hour record. Apr. 0 -North German Lloyd steamer Kais er Wilhelm der Grosse, from Southamp ton, to New York, 5 days 2 ) lira. 14 Ln Springfield, O., Lizzie Glaw, of Ber lin. Gtrmany, break world's bicycle rec ord 100 mile in 4 hrs. 32 minute. 13 Walter D. Mansfield, of San Francisco, cast fish line 120 feet 0 in., breaking: world' record. Jun. 10 In Boston, Eddie McDuffio breaki world' bicycle record for 3 miles. Time, 5:00 2 5. 13 W. W. Hamilton, of Denver, lower world professional bicycle record, mile 1:53 4 5 untiaced. 23 Cornell wins tri-universitv boat race on Thame river. New London, Conn. 4 mile. 28:43. Yale. 2d; Harvard, 3d.'.- 23 Pink Coat win American Derbv at Washington park, Chicago. Time, 2:42 3 4; Warren ton, second... .Tom Lin ton, of Wales, ride 20 miles on bicycle ia 30:20 at New York. Jul. 0 At Philadelphia Tom Linton rides 33 mile, 003 yards, in 1 hour, making new record. I At Indianapolis, Ind., Cha. Gardner broke worlds record for killing and dressing sheen in 32 minute. 30 seconds. Aug. 23 Whitman wins national lawn ten nis championship by defeating Davis, nt Newport. R. I. ... In Baltimore Henry Smith ride 50 miles on bicycle in 1:51:02, breaking record. Sep. 3 Frank Waller, on bicycle, ride 4D4 mile in "Jl hours, at Baltimore, breaking record. ft Two-mile tandem record broken at De troit by Joseph and Porter, in 4:01 3 5. !0-Kansa City club wins Western league baseball pennant. Oct. 15 Boston baseball club win pen nant, with l.aitimore second and Cin cinnati third. 12 Iu San Francisco, E, O. Krngnes rides CO mile on bicycle in 2:13:20, breaking record.. ..At Chicago, University of Wisconsin defeated at football by Chi cago university by a score of 0 to 0. ID In New Haven, Conn., Harvard win eastern football championship for lSDS bv beatinir Ynl 17 tnil. 22-tn New York, in ptire fht ltwen J. J. Corbett and T. Sharkey, the latter won on a foul. 21 At Chicae. University of Michigan, by defeating University of Chicago at foot- hall, lit a score of 12 in II, win western champion.hii.. ,,M Richmond, Va., U. 0 to 2. securing southern championship. Nov. 15-Major Taylor. t Philadelphia, I m. bicvcle. paced, in 1:314 5. Dec. ft Frank Waller, of Boston, brent r-coni tor continuous riding. In New York, going 3n jn jo fcourfl io minf utc. V