The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 14, 1909 Page: 6 of 8
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Apr. 3 Peoples par
ty convention H
St. Louis nomlnut-
ated Thomas K
Watson of Georgia
I for president, and
Samuel W I 1-
liams of Indiana.
1—In Illinois local
option elections s28
townships w n t
dry. 1.014 saloons
being voted out of existence... .David a
Rose elected mayor of Milwaukee. \> i*.
....T. T. Crittenden, Jr.. elected mayor
of Kansas City, Mo.
Jun. 17—President Roosevelt was given a
47-mlnutP demonstration in th« Ibpubll-
can National convention at Chl« :*k«'
IS—Secret a i v ..f War Wm H Taft was
nominated for the presidency the
United States in the Republican conven-
tion at Chicago, on the tlrst ballot, re-
ceiving 708 votes.
19—Congressman J as. S. Sherman was
nominated for vice-president on the
first ballot by the Republican conven-
tion. . . , , ,
Jul. S-Frank H Hitchcock elected chair-
man of the Republican national com-
William Jennings Bryan was nominat-
ed for the pr. sub ncv by t
National conventi n at Denver, iVh
Thomas E. Watson was formally noti-
fied of his nomination for the presi-
dency by the populace at Atlanta. Ga.
SO-Jntin Worth Kern of Indiana was
nominated for the vice-presidency by
the Democratic National convention, at
It-Eugene \V. Chafin of Chicago was
nominated for the president y of the
United States, and A S. Watkins of
Ada. Ohio, for the vice-presidency by
the National Prohibition convention, at
17—Wm. H Taft was formally notified of
his nomination at Cincinnati. Ohio
* Thos I. Hlsgen of Massachusetts,
wan nominated for president and J. T
Graves of Georgia, for vice-president. In
the first national convention of the In-
dependence party at Chicago
Xov. S—W m. H. Tnft elected pro*ld«-nt
and Jn . F. Sherman vlee-prenldent of
flip I nltril States, on llir Itepabllean
ticket by nn «*lrctornl uitr of !UI7, de-
feating W llllnm Jeanlnss Hrynn and
J. \\. Kern, Democratic candidate*
for pre* I dent nnd vlee-prealdent. rr-
•pertl^ely. t'haa. \. Ilrnrrn re-
elected Ro ernor of UllnoU. Thoa. \.
Mnrahull elect od gOTCrnor ot Indiana
Fred >!. Warner re-eleeted gov-
rrnnr of MlrhUan Jnine* \. I n-
vldaon re-elected aoveraor of Ml -
roimln t ha*. E. Iluicben re-elected
I governor of Xcw York,
Mn« JV— Five hodle* of person* «*np-
po edl> murdered • Mr*. Ilelle l.iin-
nc«a iIuk up at ruin* of her home at
In Porte, lnd., alierc hc and her
tno children «rrr thought to hnu
died In hurulna home.
•-Pour more bodies found on Gunness
farm nt l«a Porte. Ind.
Jun 13—Mrs Daniel Cooper. Cadillac.
Mi ti killed husband. ft\e children and
self....Gov. Wlllson. Kentucky, par-
doned Caleb Powers and James How-
ard. convicted of complicity in killing
of WlUam Goebel.
22— Nine negroes lynched and shot and
killed In Sabine county. Tenn.. as re-
sult of two murders.
Jul 16—Gulseppe Alia, murderer of Fa-
ther Leo Helniichs at Denver, was ex-
ecuted at Canon City. Col.
Aug 1—Four negroes lynched at Russell-
ville. Ky., for praising killing of white
II—SpringIIeld. III., mob burned negro
homo, Willed two peraona and ruled
the city n* result of removal of ne-
gro aaaanlter of Mr*. Hlchardaon.
15—Troops rushed to Springfield. Ill . Wil-
liam Donegan lynched by mob. several
17—Mobs at Springfield. 111., fired on
troops; white man slain.
Nov. 9—Former United States Sen. Ed-
ward W. Carinack was shot and killed
by Robert Cooper, a young attorney, at
Nashville. Tenn.. in street duel.
24 Three negroes, arretted for murder,
taken from Tlptonvllle. Tenn.. Jail and
lynched In accordance with pre-ar-
26-Kay Lamphere, charged with murder
of Mrs. Belle Gunness. was found guilty
of arson and sentenced to from - to .1
years in state prison, by Laporte, Ind.,
Dec. 10—Abe Ruef. former San Francisco
political boss, convicted of bribery....
Charles E. Davis found not guilty of
murder of Dr. Frederick Rustln.
16—H E Agar, wanted at Princeton. Ind..
for $125,000 alleged forgeries, arrested at
17—Elmer Hill, alleged murderer, lynched
at Monti cello, Ky.
20—Robbers raided Ceresco, la., bank, se-
tng down many houses.
V., 4—41 i olltnwuod. O,, IT4 achool
« hi Id rr it perlahed mm reault of lire
In primary achool. and attendant
Si n?" Hanna. Wyo . 7rt killed by explo-
sions 1t\ l nlon Pacific railroad mine.
\pr i In V irginia. Wast Virginia and
Kento. kv tloods « aused loss of seven
.i\« a and did S.S0U.0U0 damage to property.
12 At Chelsea. Mass. 12 persons
killed M Injured in fire, which caused
loss of J 1.W0 families rendered
homeless _ , „ . ,
14 Throe prairie fires In South Dakota
destroyed farm property valued at
js" Tornadoes In Texas. South Dakota
and Nebraska caused six deaths anil
much destruction of property.
24 In ixudsiana, Mississippi, and Ala-
1 'uma tornadoes. 350 lt\es lost; 46 towns
l wiecked. property loss $12,000,000.
Max 11 Tornadoes in Henry county. 111.,
Madison, Wis. Oklahoma and Texas,
killed IS persons and caused great prop-
12 Tornado which visited Bellevlow,
Springfield. Louisville. Richfield nnd
Fort Crook, killed 12 persons.
Tornado wrecked Gilliam, Da., killing
Jan. 3—Gov. Hanly.
troops to Muncie
Feb. 3 — Thomas
• Lewis elected pres-
ident of United
Min Workers of
cut labor wages
. ten per cent., tf-
, fecttve Mar L
Hlf 2—Coal operators In Pittsburg dis-
trict commenced preparations for strike.
27—3,500 St. Louis brewery employes
struck for higher wages
Apr. 1—Pending wage settlement, 260,001
miners suspended work in Amen n
mines... .T. L Lewis took up duties a
miners' president and invited operators
to wage scale conference.
9—Six hundred Mlnn *ai>ouH Mmn . pap" -
hangers and painters stru.k fur closed
10-Importation of strike
Jan. 2—Curtis Guild.
Jr. was inaugur-
ated for third term
lature elected John
Sharp Williams to
United States sen-
ate. term to begin
March 4. 1911...
Former Sen. Wet-
more elected to
United States senat
Feb 2S—Gov. Bradley iky.) elected
United States senate to succeed J.
McCreary. . „
Mar t-—Gary elected United States sen-
ator by Joint South Carolina legislative
31— Senate passed ship subsidy bill giv-
ing 16-knot vessels *4 a mile between
this country. South America. Philip-
pines. Australia. China and Japan.
22—C. E. Ldttlefield (Me.) resigned as con-
by Rhode Island
Sort horn and Central
caused death of 12 persons.
27 Alfalfa county, Okla., tornado killed
15 j ■ 1 sons and hundreds of head of
rattle m. .
Aug J l'urnlo. Coal Creek and Michael.
H t" wiped out by prairie tires; loss.
Flood at Augusta. Ga., did damage of
fl".000.t 00: 214 perished.
26 At Haileyville, Okla.. SO miners per-
ished when fire destroyed hoisting shaft
fl.flM.OOO, and caused 14 deaths.
Sep 17 I.ieut. Thomas E. Selfrldge killed
and Orville Wright seriously Injured bv
falling of aeroplane to ground during
flight at Fort Meyer.
24 Minnesota forest tire loss estimated at
110 000 000.
Oc t 17 Near Metz. Mich., 15 forest flro
refugees killeil in wreck of train, which
wis c.-.used by fire burning trestle work.
1? On Presque Isle and In Alpena county,
Michigan. 4* killed In forest fires.
Non 29 At Marianna. P11.. coal mine. 1.0
miners perished as result of terrific ex-
Dei 12—Premature explosion of dynamite
on Panama canal, killed 21.
Jan. 2—State Bank,
Rocky ford. C o 1.,
6— Four big New
firms forced into
placed in hands of
and Trust Co., Dal-
las, Tex., largest
#—At New Orleans; loss. |400.000
Two Atlanta. Ga.. business buildings
destroyed, loss, $1,250,000.
-Camp Cook, S. D., destroyed; loss,
—Omaha Packing Co., South Omaha,
Nab , destroyed. loss, $600,000.
Jun. 12 Morris packing plant burned at
Kansas City, Kan., loss. $350,000.
22 Business section of Three Rivers,
Que. destroyed; loss, $1,250,000.... Block
of Port Chester. N Y., buildings de-
stroyed. loss. $600,000.
24 Threo oil refineries destroyed as re-
sult of lightning. In western and north-
ern Pennsylvania, loss, $500,000.
26 Duluth, Minn , docks and sheds de-
Htroyed. loss. $1,200,000.
Jul. 8- Boston harbor front destroyed;
loss. $1,800 000 ,
|i—Cottonwood, Idaho, destroyed; loss,
11 Philadelphia pier and merchandise
destroyed; loss. $400,000.
Aug Armour elevators and Burlington
railroad property at Chicago, destroyed;
loss. $2,000,000. „
14 In New York Central yards, East Buf-
falo. N V loss, $1.<K)0.000.
New Orleans business section sus-
tained $2.00n,o00 damage — Darby, Mont.,
almost completely destroyed.
Sep 4 Rawhide, Nov., largely destroyed;
Armour wool house. Chicago stock
yards, destroyed; loss, $500,000.
11—Cosmosdale. Ky.. cement plant do-
stroved; loss. $2,000,000.
Oct. 4 Pittsburg. Pa., plate glass com-
pany works damaged, $500,000.
Rock Island, III., loss. $500,000.
21 Denver Col., mills destroyed; loss
Nov. 2 Phlladodphla, Pa., lumber yards
17 Indianola. Miss., cotton warehouses
destroyed; hiss. $300,000.
Bardstown, Ky.. distillery warehouses
destroyed; loss. $1,150,000
Dec. 25— Ravia. Okla.. business section
wiped out; loss. $35,000.
Scnn, f c
in America, at Chi-
S— Edmund Clarence
poet and literary
critic, a t New
York, aged 75
19—Charles Emory Smith, editor Philadel-
phia Press, former postmaster-general
and former minister to Russia, at Phil-
retired banker, at
ernor of Florida
.nd miners reac
of 90 ronts a to
•ry workers str
ed fierce rioting. 15
1 ir Injured.
►•nt entire militia
strike rioting in Cle
velt sent special mes-
relating to child-em-
ability and injunction in labor
iriff and other laws John
W. Stewart (Vt.) appointed to fill sen-
ate vacancy caused by death of Red-
28 German government declined to re-
ceive D'. J. Hill as ambassador to Ger-
27^rHali Milton <Fla.) appointed to suc-
" ceed late Senator Bryan.
2S Germany announced acceptance of D.
J Hill as ambassador to Germany.
31—President Roosevelt accepted resigna-
tion of Ambassador Tower and sent
to senate appointment of Dr. H.ll.
Apr 1—Edwin Norris inaugurated gov-
ernor of Montana.
2—Agricultural appropriation bill ox $11,-
cj,\ s/k uas*ed house of reprosentatlv
employers' liability bill passed
house House passed appropriation bill
for Pearl Harbor. Hawaii naval sta
ti on.... Senator Milton swor
ceed late Senator Bryan.
9—President in special message
suDDresston of anarchy.
I 21—President Roosevelt signed employers
" liability bill.
27—President Roosevelt In special mes-
" sage urged child labor law.
Vay 14—vreeland currency bill passed
S-W S Sto
Went of the Ameri
bor at Denver. C<
Dec. 22—William H
president "f N«--.v \ "i r. < entrai nne .
ja—I'realden t •iamuel t.onipera nt
Amerleau Federation of Labor sen-
tenced to one year In Jail. \ lee-pre -
Ideat J. J. Mitchell to ulne non!hi-
and Secretary Frank Morrison to "it
niontha. In connection *ltli alleaed
IIneka * t« e ( nnipanj boycott. h>
rult eourt of Dlatrlct
ing to kill emergency currency
ollette talked 18 hours,
t-ss adjourned after senate
emergency currency bill,
president Roosevelt accepted
Texas saving bank, placed in receiver's
15—John R Walsh, president Chicago Na-
tional bank and several railroads, con-
victed of misappropriating institution's
funda. _, ,
21—Capital State Bank, Boise, Idaho, sus-
22—Traders and Mechanics' Bank, Pitts-
burg. Pa., closed doora.
25—National Bank of North America. New-
York, closed for liquidation, by order
29—New Amsterdam National bank, cap
ital $1,000,000. and Mechanics and Tra
dors' bank, both of New York, taken In
charge by comptroller of currency.
31—Oriental Bank of New York 1
doora. following run.
Feb. 13—W. B. Rldgely, comptroller of
currency, accepted presidency of re-
organized National Bank of Commerce,
Kansas City. Mo.
26—International and Great Northern
Railroad Co.. a Gould line, placed in re-
27—Financiers E. R. Thomas and O.
Thomas indicted on charge of misman-
agement of funds of Provident Sa\lngs
Life Assurance society.
Mar 13—John It. Walsh denied new trial;
sentenced to five years In federal prison
16—People's National bank, Aspln, Col.
Apr0*?—Pike County Bank and Trust Co,
Macomb City, Miss., placed In receiver *
21—Bank of Wauseon, W auseon, O.
closed doors. ... ,
x Mclntyre & Co.. with houses In
" many cities, failed for $1,000,000.
May &—Euclid Avenue Trust Co., Cleve-
land. O., assigned.
14-Reserve Trust Co.. and American Sav-
ings bank, Cleveland, O., closed their
doors-w MacMtnen & Co., Pittsburg,
Pa., stockbrokers, failed; liabilities,
Jun 3—Kosciusko Company bank. War-
saw. Ind.. closed by state auditor.
23—Citizens' bank, Dover, Ky., closed
Jul°°14^-National Deposit bank. Philadel-
phia, Pa., closed by comptroller of cur-
17—Farmers and Merchants' Banking Co.,
Cleveland, O.. failed.
22 Standard Oil g2U.240.000 fine decl-
alon unanlnioualy reversed by I n**~
ed States court of appeal* at < hl-
Aug*6—First National bank, Belle Plaine,
Minn., closed by order comptroller of
currency; bank was insolvent; Presi-
dent J. G. Lund committed suicide.
25—A. O. Brown & Co., one of largest
New York brokerage firms, failed; lia-
bilities over $1,000,000.
Sep. 10-A. Booth & Co., largest
house In country, forced Into receiver -
Octan<l£-Unlon National bank. Sommer-
i ville Pa., closed by government.
Nov 5—Charles W. Morse and Alfred H.
Curtis, great financiers, found guilty
of misapplication of funds and falsify-
ing books of National Bank of Amer-
ica. New York.
6—C W Morse sentenced to 15 years,
Curtis given liberty on suspended sen-
23— Eldred bank of Eldred. Pa., suspend-
ed; capital stock, $100,000.
Dec 7—National exchange bank at
Springfield, Mo., closed; excitement
caused by effort of W. O. Oldham,
cashier of State Savings bank, to shoot
President H. B. McDaniel. of Union Na-
tional bank. „ , .
11-Sprlngport. Mich., State Savings bank
closed by bank examiner.
16—Somersworth. N. H.. First National
bank closed, following discovery of
shortage of $86,00Qk
23—Thomas F. Ryan announced retlre-
- ment from finance.
i—Henry W. Poor. New York broker, as-
signed for creditors.
and former minister
adelphla, aged 65.
22—Morris J. Jessup,
New York. ^ „
23—Edward Alexander McDowell, com-
poser, at New York, aged 46.
26—Miss Louise de la Ramee,
Florence, Italy, aged 84.
28—Gen. John Coburn at Indianapolis,
Ind., aged 83 Francois Marie Benja-
min Richard, cardinal and archbishop
of Paris, at Paris, aged 89 c- H-
Howard at Glencoe, 111., aged 67.
Feb. 2—Dennis O'Sullivan, Irish actor, at
Columbus, O. . _ ..
20—Senator Asbury C. Latimer of South
Carolina at Washington, D. C.
21—C. S. Noyes, editor Washington Star,
at Pasadena, Cal., aged 83.
Mar. 2—James Oliver, millionaire plow
manufacturer, at South Bend, Ind.
4—United States Sen. Redfleld Proctor,
Vermont, at Washington.
17—United States Sen. William Pinckney
Whyte, Maryland, at Baltimore. Md.
20—Rev. Charles H. Fowler, Methodist-
Episcopal bishop, at New York, aged 71.
22—United States Sen. W. James Bryan,
Florida, at Washington, D. C.
24—Duke of Devonshire Spencer Comp-
ton Cavendish, at London.
Apr. 7—Congressman A. L. Brick, Indiana,
at Indianapolis, Ind.
8—Attorney Charles yuarles at Milwau-
12^Gen. B. M. Cutcheon. Michigan con-
gressman, at Ypsilantl, Mich., aged
16—Ferdinand Shoemaker, "oatmeal king,
at Akron, O. , __ _
26—Former United States Sen. J. N. Cam-
den, West Virginia, at Baltimore, aged
11—At Vaudreull, Can., 9 by powder ex-
plosion. . .
12—At Providence, R. I., 6 In starch fac-
tory explosion. .. . ,
16-At Weal Toledo, O.. 7 In railroad col-
lislon. , , #
20—At Pinole, Cal., 28 by explosion of
28— At Spring Valley, N. Y., 7 In collision
between wagon and railroad train.
Mar 15-At Natchez, Miss., 8 by gas ex-
Apr. 22—Near Laquin, Pa., 9 in train
23- At Ellsworth, Pa., 4 in coal mine ex-
27 Near Helena. Ark.. 15 by capsizing of
28—Near Ypsilantl, Mich., 9 in collision ol
May 2 At Chicago, 6 by explosion of
3—At Fort Wayne, Ind., 20 In New Ave-
line hotel lire — At Brooklyn, N. Y.f 0
In tenement house flro.
4—At Newport, Ore, 11 drowned when
steamer Kellon was wrecked In storm.
7—At New York, 4 in Incendiary tene-
12 At lookout colliery, Mount Lookout,
Wyo.. 7 In explosion.
20 At Clarendon. Ark., 7 society persons
by launch tank blast.
Jun. 5—Near San Pedro. Cal., 0 by burst-
ing steampipe on cruiser Tennessee....
Near Annapolis, Md., 8 in head-on rail-
6—At Gladstone, Col., 6 In mine by suf-
22—At Chicago, 111., 7 by heat.
25—At Chicago, 111., 5 In lire and explo-
slon. ,, ,
26- Near Chadron, Neb., 5 In railroad
28—At Clinton. Minn.. 7 by tornado.
29-Near Wellington, Kan., 5 drowned by
flood caused by cloud-burst.
Jul. 2—Near Enobnoster, Mo., 9 In fast
3—At Cleveland, O., 7 in fireworks explo-
15—At Wllliamstown, Pa., 7 miners
terrific explosion:...At Youngstown, O.,
5 by sewer cave-In.
16—At Cleelum, Wash., 9 in powder explo-
sion. , ...
19—Near Columbia City. Ind., 6 in colli
slon between train and auto.
Aug. 3—At San Francisco, Cal., 5 In auto
7—At Warren's Landing, Can., 8 In burn
10—At York. Pa., 8 in boiler explosion.
13—At Kilbourne, Wis., 4 drowned by cap
sizing of launch.
25—At Chelsea, Mass., 8 by collapse of
building. , ,
28—Near Wilkesbarre, Pa., 6 in train col
lislon. . .
Sep. 1—Off Deer Isle, 7 in capsizing of
25—At Young's Point, Mont., 19 In train
Oct. 1—At Sugar Ridge, O., 6 in tra n
collision At Scappoose, Ore., 6 in train
4—At New York, 8 in tenement house tire.
5—At New York, 11 in incendiary tene-
ment house fire.
15— Near Fort Collins, Col., 7 in quarry
Nov. 11—Near New Orleans, La., 11 In
train collision At Borrle, Wyo., 9 in
20—Explosion of gas in Brooklyn, N,
street; 22 killed.
23—Tornadoes in western Arkansas caused
loss of 30 lives and damaged much prop
Dec. 4—Off Cape Ray. 28 In wrecking of
steamer Soo City, in fierce gale.
6— On Lake Superior, 22 in sinking of Du
old son of Prince Chnn. a frowned
omperor of China and ascended tne
11—(ion. Simon captured town of t*o-
nalves without resistance
13— Dutch cruiser seised Venezuelan
guardship. , .,
I >utch battleship captured another
16—Venezuelans rose against Castro, burn-
ing 111s statues and plundering Caracas.
17—Gen. Anton Simon elected president
of Haytl. „ , ,
-Acting President Gomez of Venezuela,
ousted Castro cabinet.
: Castro charged with plot to assassin-
ate Gomez, which was foiled.
\ in Berlin, Castro issued statement,
abandoning claims to Venezuelan presi-
dency. , ,
:5 President Fallieres of France attacked
by erazod politician.
; Baron Cotte, chief of Russian secret
political police, killed In battle with rev-
affalra, left Car
ered relations with
1 aa su
Albert B. Cummins
1 State* sena
ut term of late Senat
B. A 111
building in New York
Kins grocery house de-
ity hall and
guilty of Stanfori
shot and killed
lence at I*akowood
rnmitti -1 '
M l H.nald f
May 13—Rear Admiral Charles M.
englneer-in-chief of navy, at Washlng-
May 15—Former Congressman J. H. Row-
ell. Illinois, at Bloomington. HI.
22—Gov. John Sparks, Nevada, at Carson
City; succeeded by D. S. Dickerson.
27—Rear Admiral A. S. Crowinshield, re-
tired, at Philadelphia.
28—Lieut.-Gen. Stephen Lee, commander-
in-chief United Confederate Veterans,
at Vlcksburg, Miss.
Jun. 1—Former United States Sen. James
K. Jones, Arkansas, at W ashington,
aged 69. , .
10—Oliver H. P. Belmont, banker and pol-
itician. at Hempstead. L. I.
12— Former Supreme Court Judge J. V.
Wright, at Washington, aged 80.
17—Congressman A. A wii^v ai
at Hot Springs, Va. , „ .
23—Ex - President W. B. Leeds, of Rock
" Island railway, at Paris. .....
2|—<. rover Cleveland, iwloe United
Stales president, nt Princeton. *. J.,
due to heart trouble nnd coinplloa-
og—Congressman W. II. Parker, South
Dakota, at Deadwood, S. D., aged 61.
Jul. 2—Murat Halatead, journalist, at Cin-
cinnati, O., aged 79.
3—Joel Chandler Harris, known as
Remus," at Atlanta, Ga.
2i_Protestant-Episcopal Bishop Henry C.
potter at Cooperstown, N. Y.
25—I.iOuls E. Snow, insurance man
Louis, aged 66.
30_Kormer California Gov. James ti.
Budd, at Stockton. Cal.. aged 58.
Aug. 4—United States Sen. W llliam B.
Allison, at Dubuque. la., aged <9....
Bronson Howard, dramatist, at Avon-
bv-the-Sea, N. Y., aged 66.
14-Ira D. Sankey, evangelist, at Brook-
lyn, aged 68. , .
20—J. V. Farwell, millionaire merchant,
at Chicago, aged 83.
23—Ex-Gov. N. O. Murphy, Arizona, at
San Diego. Cal.
24—United States Ambassador from Ger-
many Baron Speck von Sternburg, at
26—"Tony" Pastor, theatrical manager, at
Elmhurst, L I., aged 71.
27—Former United States Sen. Col. W. F.
Vilas, Wisconsin, at Madison, Wis.
Sep. 1—Rear Admiral Henry Glass, re-
tired. at Paso Robles, Cal.
4_Commissioner of Labor !■ rank P. Sar-
L-ant at Washington, aged : 4 Brig -
Oen. A. W. Corliss, retired, at Denver,
25—Leslie Carter, Chicago, railroad finan-
cier. at Chicago.
Oct 12—Ex-Congressman J. A. Scranton,
Pennsylvania, at Scranton Pa.
30- Mrs. William Astor, Americas social
leader, at New York. .
4_T. f:. Palma, first Cuban presi-
dent, at Santiago, Cuba.
11—Rear Admiral J. M. Miller, gov-
ernor United States naval home, at
De'<\' 6^ ft ear Admiral Joseph n. Coghlan.
who commanded Raleigh at battle of
Manila, died at New Rochelle, N. ^
9 Brig.-Gen. Henry Jacobson,
died at Leavenworth,
Jan. 23—An attempt
to overthrow Pi
tugal monarch and
was to assassinate
Feb. 1—King Carlos
and Crown Prince
Luiz Philippe of
Portugal shot to
death on streets of
Lisbon, while re-
turning from fete, by revolutionist
2—Manuel II. proclaimed king of Portu
3—Premier Franco resigned and fled from
Portugal, being succeeded by Admiral
Do Amaral. . _
7—Funeral of King Carlos and Crown
Prince Luiz held in Lisbon.
20—Lieut-Gen. Stoessel condemned to die
in St. Petersburg, for surrender of Port
Arthur to Japanese. , . .
28— Attempt to assassinate shah of Per-
sia at Teheran failed, three persons be-
ing killed....At mine near San Juan de
Sabinas, Mexico, 70 killed by explosion.
Mar 7—Japan's ultimatum in Tatsu Ma-
ru'seizure by Chinese presented to hit-
ter's government at Pekln.
IE—Fire in business section Bahia, Bra-
zil, caused $1,000,0^0 loss and killed
ettlng new Amer-
Jan. 1—Owen Mo-
ran fought a 25-
round draw with
pion oarsman, died
at Toronto, Can.
6—George Dixon, ex-
tiled in New York.
eb. 13—J. E. Von-
son jumped 116 ft.,
lean ski record.
16—John Mangsetn Jumped 117 ft., break-
ing American ski record.
18—A. Wengler, Chicago, broke world s
bowling record at Cincinnati: score 699.
12— Venson again broke American ski rec-
ord; mark—122 ft.
Mar. 18—Tommy Burns knocked out Jem
Roche In first round at Dublin.
Evenson again broke ski record;
Jumped 131 ft.
27—Calvin Demurest won national billiard
hampionship at Chicago.
Apr. 3—Frank Ootch won world's wres-
tling championship from George Haclc-
20—Henry Chadwlck, "father of baseball,
died in Brooklyn, aged 83.
Mav 5—Calvin Demarest. Chicago, won
international billiard championship at
Jun. 25—Harvard won varsity boat race
Jul. 4 "Battling" Nelson defeated Joe
Gans. 7 rounds at Frisco, winning
world's lightweight championship.
7—Mercedes car won Grand Prix auto
race in France. Two men killed.
11 -Thomas J. Brlce, president Columbus
baseball club, dropped dead.
14—In Olympic games Flanagan, Ameri-
ca, won hammer throw, breaking Olym-
pic record; Sheppard, American, won
1,500 meter run.
16—Sheridan, American, won Olympic dis-
cus throw; Rose, American, won shot
24—John J. Hayes, American, won Olym-
pic Marathon race.
25—Olympic games closed, standing:
America, 114Vts: United Kingdom. 6b 1-3;
Sweden, 12%; Canada. 11; South Africa,
8; Greece. 8; Norway, 5; Germany. 4;
Italy, 3; Hungary, 2 1-3; France, 2 1-3;
Australia, 1; Finland, 1.
Aug. 22—Tommy Burns knockcd out
Squires. 13th round at Sydney, Australia.
g,.p, 7—Billy Papke knocked out Stan-
ley Ketchel. 12th round, at Los Angeles,
Cal.. winning middleweight world's pu-
gilistic championship—Handy, Chica-
go. won ten mile swimming race at St.
9—Nelson knocked out Gans In 21st round
Oct. 6—Detroit won American league
8—Chicago won National league baseball
14—Chicago National league champions
won world's baseball championship
Nov. 2—Jimmy Brltt defeated Johnny
Summers, 10th round, at London.
25—Dorando Pletri defeated John J.
Hayes, Olympic Marathon winner, in
26-mile race In Madison Square garden.
New York, in renewal of Olympic
2(5—Stanley Ketchel knocked out Hilly
I'lli>ke In eleventh round nt San Frun-
cImco. regaining; middleweight clinm-
plouKlilp of the world.
Dec. 11—At meeting of national baseball
commission. Umpires Klem and John-
stone charged that attempts were made
to bribe them to "throw" decisive New
I York-Chicago game.
20—Jack Johnson (colored) won (be
world's hen vy weight boxing; clinm-
pionHlilp from Tommy liurii* at Syd-
ney, Australia. In 14 round*.
28—Southern Italy and Sicily shaken by
earthquake which destroyed several
towns, killed many, and caused disas-
trous tidal wave, wrecking many vessels
and much property.
Smirnoff wounded in St.
Petersburg duel with Lieut.-Gen. hock,
whose bravery In Port Arthur defense
had been questioned.
23—Steamer Matsu and Hldeyoshl In col-
lision near Hadakode, Japan, cost 300
27—Chilapa, Mexico, destroyed by earth-
quake shocks, and 500 persons killed.
iur 4—Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerma
* resigned as prime minister of Grea
Britain and his
by the king.
MaJ. Orlando J. Smith, noted Journal-
ist. at Dobbs Ferry, N. Y.
—Claus Spreckels, millionaire sugar
king. In San Francisco, aged K0—Rep-
resentative Davey of Louisiana, at New
Orleans, aged 55.
floods"at^Hankow, China, killed 2,000
19^-IUllan squadron prepared for demon-
stration In Turkish waters.
22—Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, lor-
mer British premier, died in London.
23—Lieut.-Gen. Linevitch, aide-de-camp
" to Emperor Nicholas, died in St. Peters-
24—Trhe duke de Chaulnes who married
Miss Theodora Shonts, died suddenly in
26—Brftlsh cruiser Gladiator collided with
American liner, St. Paul, off Isle or
Wight. 28 perishing ...Half of Notre
Dame de Salette. Ontario, buried un-
der landslide, 30 being killed
29—Three thousand Christian Armenians
" massacred by Kurds in Persia.....Jap-
anese cruiser Matsushima sunk off I s-
cadores islands by explosion which
Mav^—Ferry boat capsized near Bykhoff
In the government of Mohlleff, drown-
6—Young Manuel formally swore alle-
giance as king of Portugal.
21—Near Antwerp 60 persons killed in
24 Francois Coppoe, noted I* rench poet
" and dramatist, died. a
28 Fire In Kiang-Li coal mines in China
jun 2—Gen. Sir Redevers Buller, Boer
war general, died in London.
4—Cloudburst at Guanajuato. Mex., killed
20 persons...,Forty ships wrecked and
270 pearl fishers drowned In typhoon off
15 Fifty Japanese boats wrecked In
storm. 350 men being drowned.
Jul 2—Explosion of gas in mine at Wuso-
vo, Russia, killed 300 miners.
5—Four hundred buildings at Port au
Prince. Haytl. destroyed l>y (Ire
Aug 5—Said Pasha, grand vizier of Tur-
key, resigned and sultan formed a new
Sep.1' 20 ' central Telephone building and
bv lire; loss. $5,000,000.
jct 6— Independence of Bulgaria pro-
claimed, severing bonds of Turkey;
Prince Ferdinand proclaimed czar,
f—Island of Crete proclaimed union with
Chinese coast cost Uvea
Mar. 2-Chief of
cago. was stabl
was kille* t>y Shlppy; Shlppy
g_Two alleged negro murderers were
lynched near Hawklnsville, Ga
^—California supreme e.mrt releaa* 'i ter-
mer Mayor 8climits of San Francla« o,
MMKolfr 'negroe.'Vsfnehed at Van Cleave.
BM|"?irryy n?°hard at Caldwell. Mb 1.9.
sentenced to death, but clemency was
recommended , , , .
V Anarchist Sllversteln hurled bomb in
erton, I'a.. 178 killed bur
operq house and subsequent psi
iltlriK from explosion of moving
pic turn deyloe.
27 Cyclone swept through Alabama.
, , isii x property loss of 00,000
Feb 14—Tornadoes devastated towns of
Tyler, Texas, ami Mossvllle, Soso and
Service, Miss , killing score and blow
orla distillery damaged to
"JV.i.t of I2:t . «j0 Four Lynchburg.
fu< lories destroyed. loss, 1225.000.
tt— Nine Richmond, Vt., business blocks
May Antlpolo, P I . destroyed.
liualness dlstricU of Coalton, O., and
Walkerton, Ind., destroyed.
„ .-At Klckapoo, Kan., 7 drowned by
Overturning of skiff.
At Vinegar Bend, Ala., 5 In railroad
■olllslon. _ . ...
-At Jimtown, Pa., 5 drowned while
ikatAng. . ,
. -At Bedford City. Va., 7 colored per-
sons burned to death.
0— Near Hawk's Nest, W. Va., 9 miners
l Near Wesson, MIbs.. 6 by cyclone,
•'eb 3—At Northumberland, Pa., 7 by
(►—At South Carrollton, Ky , 9 in mine
explosion... At New Llskard, Ont., 7
burned to death.
f 3 000 persons.
lV 6—Japanese steamer, Taish
ank in storm, 150 drowning..
Vlctorlen Sardou, France's most fa-
nous playwright, died.
Mm per or of China died after long ill-
ness In Peking. Prince CliUn made re-
gent of the empire and l'u Wui, heir-
14 Tsze Hsi An. dowager empress of
China. 'died suddenly In Peking and
Prince Pu-Wl, three years old, was
pbieed on the throne.
25— British steamer Sardinia burned near
Valetta. Malta, 125 persons perishing.
30- .Japanese steamers collided "IT Chefoo.
China, and 700 persons. Including Ameri-
cans and Kuropeans. drowned.
Dee 2-Nord Alexia, president of Haytl,
deposed by people and lied Port au
Prince, his departure being followed by
a night of wild looting In which 12 per-
sons were killed. Gen. Legitime pro-
claimed president....Pu-Yl, three-year-
Jan. 6—Employers' liability law held un-
constitutional by supreme court of the
Feb. 12—Six New York-to-Parls racing
autos started from Herald square, New
York „ , .
Mar. 12—Atlantic battleship fleet dropped
anchor in Magdalena bay.
23—Supreme court ruled Minnesota and
North Carolina had no right to fix
railroad rights. .....
Apr. 1—Mrs. Alfred G. Vanderbllt began
suit for separation from husband.
14—Atlantic battleship fleet arrived at
San Diego. Cal.
21—In Illinois town elections saloons won
In 66; "drys" In 44.
23—Illinois local option law held consti-
tutional. „ ,
May 6-Atlantic battleship fleet arrived at
21—Miss Mae C. Wood lost divorce
" suit against United States Sen. Thomas
C Piatt, case being dismissed and Miss
Wood jailed....Rev. Dr. Baxter P. Ful-
lerton, St. Louis, elected moderator nt
Presbyterian church of United States,
at Kanaas City meeting.
25—Harry K. Thaw decided Insane and
re-sentenced to Insane asylum.
Jun. 11—Agnew-Hart anti-race track
bills passed by New York legislature.
29—President Roosevelt ordered troops
out against bandits on Mexican border
In order to preserve neutrality law.
ju| 7—Atlantic battleship fleet sailed
from San Francisco on round-the-world
Sen 3—Col. H. M. Nevlus elected com-
mander of the Grand Army of the Re-
public; Mrs. W. L. Oilman, Roxbury,
Mass., elected president of Women's
9—Orville Wright at Fort Meyer broke
world's aeroplane record by remaining
In air over an hour.
0— Orville Wright again broke worUl'a
record, remaining in air 1:05:52.
1—Orville Wright broke world's record,
remaining In air 1:10:26.
;i_Wilbur Wright broke brothers
world's record at Le Mans, France, re-
maining in nir 1:31:25.
\Tov. 10— Petition for rehearing of Stan-
dard Oil $29,240,000 case refused by
United States circuit court of appeals
Dec S -Senor Don Juan Barrios, minis-
ter of foreign affairs of Guatemala, sus-
tained serious injuries in automobile ae-
ehlent at Washington.
II National Rivers and Harbors con-
ure^s passed resolution, asking $; 01,000,-
(M <i bond issue for Improvements on riv-
ers and harbois of the country....
Armed fanatic .terrorised Edgewater, N.
.I shooting several, until run down
and shot by polic e an<> snob of citizens.
13 Kansas supreme court decided sep-
arate schools for colored children per-
I,". American Tobacco Company declared
ille«itl combination by United States clr-
eult court at New York.
21 Seven Pittsburg councilman and two
b ankers arrested on graft charges.
•:! standard. Republic and Waters-l lerca
■ til companies ousted from Missouri.
-4 Seventy more Pittsburg
Implicated In graft scandal.
27—Virginia City, Mont., shaken by se-
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