Interstate News-Record from Ironwood, Michigan on January 10, 1891 · Page 6
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Ironwood, Michigan
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ITFDLYEAR. That Happened During- 189O. OF NOTABLE OCCURRENCES. ms Business Failures—Fatal Casn- 4, f allies nnd Shlrtllnjr Crimps—Leading K^IV* "Hollttoal and SoclfU Events—Nc- V 4 •'', i. ' orolosy—Disastrous Flros, lite. •"/*'.< i' , -.. . ' ?/ BUSINESS FAILURES. . .ttsvor.vrao (300,000 AH.? avnn, ON HANKS f.' f OENBKALTjY.J ' } tott 0 rBfiwoSS) ta ' el * °°" ° blCa(S ° ' Urnlture '- '•* Jan. M-SroltU Middlings Purincr Co., Jack•on, Mien.; <4Sj,ouo. Jan. 10—Bank of H. B. Pleraon & Son, At. Jan. Jil—State Bank of Irwln, Kan. Jon. 87—John B. Lollande, Now Orleans, *rtton merchant; MOO.OOO. Feb..*—Joseph P. Murphy, Philadelphia, man- tuaotnrer of cotton and woolen goods; $5011000 1 Feb. 11—Franklin Woodruff & Co., dealers In flBh and salt. New York City; $400.000. Mar. 13—Harrison & Loder, wholesale drv ., .goods, New York City; 8350,00ol • Mar, 10—John F. Plumuier & Co., wholesale to Roods, New York Oityi 61,000,000. 'Apr. 7-George K. Blstoro's Sons, bankers, , New York City; WOO.OOO. . Apr. 8-Manhattan Bank, Manhattan, Knn.; j *o61,000.' > ..Apr. 17—Louis Fronko & Co., Bilk merchants, New York City j 8500,000. Apr !. a ir Bonlt ot America and twelve J tranches, Philadelphia; WOO,000. ' May 1—Fcohholmur, Bau & Co., shirt manufacturers. Now York City; 8400.000. 1 May IS—Plattsburg Bank, PlnUaburs. Mo. May U—J. P. Reynolds, broker, Now York Ity; &TOO.C03. May l^-I-nbllo Grain and Stock Exohnnfto, few York City; largest bucket-shop In United tales. .. May K— Bank of Middle (Tennessee. Lebanon, enn. Mny2S—Owogo (N. Y.) Nfttlonal Bank. Jnn Sa—Park National Bank, Chicago. Jon. Z4—Bank of Hartford, Hartford; Wis. -Jul. 90-J., E. Tygert & Co., fertilizer manufacturers, Philadelphia, Pn,; {317,000. (I, Aug. 0—State National Bank, Wellington, l Co., bankers, Bos- IK. SO-City National Bank, Hastings, Neb. . _ep. 3—Hojdo & Mollor, Wisconsin lumber •'dealers, $500,030. ii'Sop. 4-Suwyor, Wallace & Co., New York, /XioiusVillo n nrt London, commission merchants £ •and broken; *3,oOO,000.- r tt r Sop. 8—National bank at Klngman, Kan. 'jj! Sep. tr~Gardnor, Chose & Co., bankers «nd JtmiUers, Boston;. £3,000,000. 1 "—,37—Bank of Madison, Jackson, Tenn.; lot. 4—Flomlngjlros,.patent medicine firm, ^tsburgn, Pa.; WOOiOOO. . ' .'tfldt. lOr-IndlanapoIIs (Ind.) Car Manufacture S*tng Company; JWKJ.OOO. ' v>i Oq^lS—Wallace, Waggoner t 'r«TOOBT8, Houston, : -Tex.: 8300,00 r&Co., wholesale ----.—--—-, --- , , — 3,0000.... J. H. Hag•v?.9°-U bank. Aberdeen, S. D - LKaC'.OOO. Oct, 16— B. G. Potors'Salt and Lumber Co., anlt, Mich.) M,000,OUO. Bros., wholesale clothiers, ' 11—Panic In Wall St., N. Y., caused tno of brokers Decker, Ilowell & Co. ($10,- i)t O.M. Whitney & Co. (5800,000), and M ts-~ r lSt < * InoI " J (WW.OOO).... John T. Walker if f*Oo*HJfctaporterB. of Now York City, S900.COO. «, NoY/14-Knnflas Otty Pocking Co., Armour- '\jflale, Kjin.; tW»,030. 'r .Nov. IS-Kansas Olty Packing It, Rofrigerat- •""S>-i Boston; M.000,000....Mills, Bobeson & Ifh, brokora, New York Olty: taso.000. Nor. 18—P. W, Gallaudet fe Co., New York |(Wity,brokers! 41.000.000. * fceMrewow^ 8 * - 00 - blmUors ' ho?fa^'- 1I "^ flrm °' Bagsaale * °°" tfdv. n-,. .^-^-WaraTftanddh. New York broker; 00,000....Thomas Fawoett & Co., extensive :I dealers, Pittsburgh, Pa.: WOO.GOO. J»oy. Kl—Thomas H. Allon & Co:, cotton com- fiSslonfirm.Memphis. Tenn.; W63.000. '^000 ' Banker, Duluth, Minn.; Toy, S8-fl.X. Jamison & Co., bankers and "TOts, PmladBlphin; 11,000,000! . „«. 8—RJttonbouse Manufacturing Co., Pas^N, J.^ (800,000. '; A. Mcyor, cotton'dealers, Now 0,pOO....Delametor & Co., Mead^ 0....Chicago Safe* - .. v . fr'Rbberts, Oushman & Co., doalers In ta»tflriali>, of Now Yorlt City, 1600,000. D— American National Bank, Arkausas ',n,..,NlglitfnKulo Bros. & Knight, silk itnrera, Paterson, N. J.; {400,000... — i, Bnrdett & Young, Boston, wholesale pra; S700.000. 1. 11— Kondrlok, Pettua&Ca, Olarksvllle. ,t tobacco dealers; (400,030. ; 11— Franklin Bauk, Clarksville, Tenn.: "•assets 12130,000. JS— Vonable AHeymnn, wholesale llo.uor '.New York; (400,000.... Henry Solbert, kdoaler. New York; WO.tOO. 18— Druid Mills Manufacturing Co., -, Md.; $800,000.... Collier, Bobor°son& wholesale grocers, Kcoliuk, la.; ., ell Miller & Co., dry-goods dealers, ntl; 1400,000, ' durls & Smith, bankers and bro- luelpbta; (900,000. . . -Baron National Bank, Huron, S. D. arileld County Bank, ClearQeld, Pa., .."' ___ ^,18-Spokane Falls (Wash.) National 3ank\.,ufi. A. Kean tt do., bankers, Ohlcago. "*—--, fffl^Qwens Bros, Providence, B. L; <vw * „——Bateman Bros., wholesale grocers, {.Wortb-reifao; «»,<»<! : >. 31—The firm of Elseman & Co., dry- nts,-Oounoil Bluffs, la.; (300,000. . anborn County Bank, Woon>, S, p., ..Marertck Bank, San Antonio, CA8DALT1ES. j tOADSINO MBS OF V0UB OB MOBB LIVES.] Jan. 3-^Several lives lost in a snow-slide at Tft Oity, Cal,...Four Inmates of a logging p cabln'on tho Tennessee river In Kentucky 'itodeath.. . ,0—Turee men killed, others fatally hurt jond bridge, aooident near Wollsboro, Pa. ° -Five men killed by mine cave-in near ,..,1, Col .9—Fourteen workmen killed by giving if caisson ot new.brldga at Louisville, Ky. . 13—Four persona killed and many others 1 by ovolone at St. Louts. I—Eleven persons' killed and many dured by oyolflho at Clinton, Ky.... Two " tana twoSoung men wore drowned ;of boat near Carml, 111. -Four little children burned to death g destroyed by 1 Qre at Erie, Pa, 10—FQurxtt0i(kfUcd pyprematuro blast ,._, jlon near Johnson City, Tonn. JOB, 17—Five men roasted to deatb in railroad joident near fiinMnnM^, * fjan.«t—Fouimenkilled or fatally injured in ~" >od wreck. o,t Omapa, Ifeb. „-. 23—Four "Persons attending a funeral I'.at aralirwrtorosslngin Chicago....Five ' ~ d/byJ.B; po-^der-explosion In WUkes x persons killed and man; others a by natural gas explosion at Co_,.,_ men killed at a col- Ala. killed and many oth- ident at Garmel, Ind. led by premature blast and two others fatally m in' coal shaft at trainmen falally hurt , ..jjryof the Navy T_»__ Iwnefl and the Seore- (Jauifnier and a French maid _j* flre.-nnd .Mrs. Tracy received i, The Secretary was rescued In a —dated oonfUw^ou* • en killed" u» railroad accident ~ , Or?...-Two women and „ toVn^Burke, Idaho, and tbe Of iM^oltar, Mpnt,, greatly dam- noBa^wow, apfjnany lives lost. —- --•^• rJ «»-*»- *••-"-ue and four _ ivolllnR. (jt.capstolng of '^persons tell '--.ton, N. Y. i children i killed In and many Hated by ex- paotong- . jlvujgwuT [••kOne man • hurt by Mar. 6—Four workmen killed by explosion In coal mine at Plymouth.'Pa, » Mar. 0—Six persons killed and many others injured In railroad wreck near Hamburg, N. Y. Mar, 7—Eight porsons.serlously (somo fatally) injured in runaway accident at Baldwin, Mar. 17—Twelve firemen at burning of whole- lalobook store In Indianapolis, Ind., Imprisoned by foiling wall and burned to death, many others bolnff seriously Injured. Mnr. 19—Flvo minors burned to death In mine at Hurley, Wis. Mar. SI—Fivo persons killed In railroad collision near Hancock, N. Y. Mar. 35—Four boys drowned by capsizing of boat near Omulm, Neb. Mnr. yr—Twenty destructive cyclonic storms In nmny parts of tho country. Tho city of Louisville and many smaller towns in Kentucky, Metropolis. III., Jcflorsonvllle, Mo., and othor pluccH suficrcd severely in loss of lifo and property. Number of killed several hundred with many others Injurnd. Property loss many million. Severe blizzards throughout tho n'jrtb- west. Mnr. 31—Four men killed nnd many others injured by dynamite explosion in iniuo at Cool- burg. Ala.... Several persons injured (Some fatally) In lire at St. Joseph's convent, Milwaukee. Apr. 1—Six boys klllod by caving in of sand banlc near Vcrnon, Tex Five persons Iclllcd by boiler explosion at Hatsonvlllo, 111. Apr. J3—Three men killed and four others fatally injured In a mine explosion at Nanticokc, Pa. Apr. 7—Many lives reported destroyed by cyclone at Prophctstown, 111. Apr. 0—Four boys klllod by falling slab at Webb Olty, Mo.... Several persons killed nnd others injured by cyclone at Kounoko, Va., and in portions of Pennsylvania. Apr. 80-Flfty persons Injured (flvo fatally) by fulling of bridge at Springfield, O. Apr. 2.')—Three men killed, two fatally and four others badly injured lu mill explosion at Now Castlo. Pii. Apr. 84—Four men hilled, four fatally and many others seriously hurt by explosion in silk works at Catasauqua, Pa. Apr. S3—Two young ladlos killed, and one young lady and two young men fatally Injured In runaway accident at Lima, O. May B—Twelve persons killed by wind-storm at Aoton and Robin Crook, Tex. May 7—Ton persons drowned by capsizing of a yacht nt Wheeling, Vn. May 8 — Thirty insane persons burned to death in county asylum destroyed by lire ut Preston. N. Y. May 10—Flvo persons killed by violent wind storm In Northern Missouri, four nt Cedar Valley, Kan., and four at Oil City. Pa....Threo workmen killed and several others Injured by powder-mill explosion nt Minton, Pa. May lt>—Five railroad employes killed In frolgllt-traln collision near Chattunogon.Tcnn. Muy 15—Over 20 lives lost nnd nearly SO nouses wrecked by caving in of niiiio at Ash- Icy, I'a. MaT SI—Fivo minors killed by falling rooks In a mlno at Calumet, Mich. May S3—Goorgo Putorson, wife and two children, Sallnovllle, O.. killed by lightning. May 25—Eight persons drowned by upsetting of boat noar Fall Klvcr, Kan. May SO—Ben Meyers, base-ball catcher, killed nt Montgomery by ball hitting htm in tho moutb. May SO—Filtcen people drowned by trnln of cars going through an open draw at Oakland, Cnl. Jun. 3—Ten persons killed and many others injuro'l by storm at Brudshaw, Nob....Four farmers struck by lightning near Cnro, Mich. Jun. B—Seven school children killed by lightning near Flandroau, S. D. Jun. 6—Engineer and four section mon killed In a railroad accident, noar Koohtord, 111. Jun. 9—Eight men killed and many others Injured In railroad collision at Warrenton, Mo.... Ten men injured, some of thorn fatally, in railroad wreck near Plymouth, Wia. Jun. 13—Mrs. Esther, her throe daughters and two sons and about a dozen othor persons on tho banks of Dull creek noar Woynesvlllo, Ky drowned in n flood, andthrae trainmen lose rhcir lives In a washout caused by tho high water. Jun. 18—Eight porsons drowned by flood causod by cloud-burst near Appomattox, S. D. ....A woman and her twin children klllod by lightning at Willlamsburg, Ky. Jun. 10—Four persons drowned at Poorla, 111. Jun, SO—Many lives lost by cyclones in Lee atlfl Ln'SnJle counties, ftl....Engineer and tlr& Jun, SQ—Many lives lost by cyclones in Lee nd LriSalle counties, ftl....Engineer and fireman killed and many passengers Injured in railroad accident near Chillis, Md. Jun. S3—Three men Instantly killed and four others fatany Injured by boiler explosion In Btavo-mlil at North Star, Mich, Jun. OS— Two persons killed and B7 others Injured In railroad wreck near Nevada, Mo....One hundred persons poisoned (four fatally) by drinking lemonade at a picnic In Wichita, Kan. ....John Mossor. wlfo and daughter, Wllkcs- barrc, Pa., fatally poisoned by oatlng sausage — Entirefamlly(Jerry Soarles, wlfeandohlld) killed by lightning at VancaburR, Ky....Two women killed iiud seven other parsons injured In railroad accident near Jollot, III, Jun. 30—Four persons killed by lightning In Columbus, O. Jul. 5—Seven children were Injured (five fatally) by gunpowder explosion at Industry, Pa. Jul. 7—Seven children named McCarthy killed by destruction of their house by cyclone at Fargo. N. D. Jul. 8—Several lives destroyed by severe wind-storm at Pittsburgh, N. Y....John Fosberg, wife and two children killed by lightning near Jamestown, N. D. Jul. 0—Fivo men killed and six others fatally Injured In railroad collision near Birmingham, Ala... Nino moo drowned during a storm at Ball's Bluff, N. Y, Jul. 10—Three ladles killed and two others fatally Injured by a train running Into their carriage at a crossing near Owogo.N. Y. JuU 11—Fifteen won killed and eight others Injured by an oil and gas explosion on a freight Btonmor at Chicago. JuL 13—Between 100 and 800 lives lost In cyclones near St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 14—Ton lives lost in railroad collision at Smith-vine, Ky. Jul. IS—Ton men killed and many others dangerously hurt in a powder-mill explosion near Cincinnati. O. JuL 10—Mrs. John Hamlett and her four little children porlshod In their burning house near Valparaiso, Ind: Jul. 81—Two men killed, two others fatally and one seriously injured by explosion of threshing engine near Princeton, Ind. Jul. 1&—Seven persons killed by cyclone in Trail!County, N. D.. and two at Ghent, Minn. ....Three men klllod und many passengers injured in railroad accident near Llmdou, Col. ....Three persons burned to death and one fatally injured In a tenement house lire In Cincinnati, O...;Four men killed and one other fatally injured. In a railroad collision atAntlgo, Wis. Jul. S3—Eight people killed, eleven others fatally and,sixty slightly injured in cyclone at South Lawrence, Mass....A man, wlfo and three children killed at rallrcad crossing at Grafton, W. Va. Jut. sJti—A collision between steamers off Fort Carroll, Md., caused the drowning of five persons. Jul. SO—Rev. David Plumb, wife and three children perished In their burning house at Cole, Ind. Aug. 13—Four men. killed and a number of others seriously Injured by explosion of molten metal In slcol works at Joliet, IIU Aug. 14—Engineer and fireman killed and several other persons injured In railroad accident at Augusta, Hioh. Aug. 1ft—Fourteen persona killed and ton fatally injured by cyclone at Wilkesbarre, Pa., and many lives woro lost In surrounding country... Over £0 lives lost in railroad accident near Qulnoy. Mass. Aug. 81—Four persons killed and several and several seriously injured by disconnected ear descending gravity .railroad at Reading, Pa. .... Three mon killed and many others seriously injured by jumping from unmanageable locomotive near Lyncs, Cal....Four men killed In railroad accident ut Summit, Gal* Aug. 87—Six persons drowned during severe rain-storm at East Union, O. Sep. 8—Sixteen persons seriously, two fatally hurt in railroad accident near Eagle Gorge. Wash — Three ladles, two children and a man drowned by overturning of sloop at San Diego, Cal. bop. 4—Four men and a woman billed and several other persons Injured In railroad wreck near Albany, N. Y. Sep. 5—Enulneer and fonr tramps killed and fireman fatally scalded in railroad wreck at Saney, Kan. Sep. 0—Fifteen men hilled and many others injured by premature blast explosion at Spokane Falls, Wash....Engineer killed and fireman and three tramps burned to death in railroad uccidcnt near Summit. Col....Five Italians killed in railroad accident new Canyon City, Col. Sop. 11—Two engineers, fireman and brakeman killed in railroad collision near Albany, N. Y. . Sep. 10—Twenty-one persons killed and many others Injured In a railroad accident at Shoemakersville. Pa....Six persons drowned near Kvansville, Ark..;. Four men killed by mine explosion near Wllkcsbarre, Pa...-Five persons killed und several others serloiwiy Injured in railroad accident in Ohlcago. < Sen. 28—Eight men tolled in collision of freight trains near Pleasant Valley, O. Oct. 3—Fivo men instantly killed fay saw-mill boiler explosion at CberraUa, Tcnn. Oct. 4—Mrs. John MoBoe, 'to., and her three children perished in burning dwelling. Got. 7—Ten persona killed and many others Injured by expiation in Dupoot p-wdor works near Wilmington, Dal. Oct. »1—Four pfTTHrnp lost 'Saolx HTM in -* -• * Oct. 20—Four men killed and others Injun* by boiler explosions near Pittsburgh, Pa,... Bteamcr Annie Young burned off Lexington, Htch., and nine of the crow woro drowned. Oct. 81—Four men blown to pieces by'prema- ture blast explosion at Colllnston, Utah.... Five men killed by boiler explosion near Milan, Tcnn. Oct. Si—A man, two women and a child killed at railroad crossing near Chlckamauga, Gs.... Two men killed and 20 passengers Injured In railroad wreck near Bfrmlnghanv, Ala...,81* men killed anil seven other persons injured in ft collision lu railroad tunnel at Sloan's Valley, Ky. Nov. 13—Fivo track repairers on a hand-car near MMlersburp, Ky., killed by passenger train Five persons killed and nearly ,100 others Injured in rullrond accident near Salem, Ore. Nov. 17—Four persons killed by Riving way of span of brtilRo ut Kansas City, Mo Threo workmen killed and others terribly injured by boiler explosion at Mortztown. Pa. Nov. 27—Fivo men drowned at IJnynelll, Wls. .... Three men killed and four otuera injured by saw-mill boiler explosion at Scotland, Ga.... Seventeen lives lost by burping of steamer at Port Adams, La. Nov. 28—Four men drownt d near Oswcgo, N. Y., whllo hunting in n boat Mr. Ucbuard, wife and two children killed by railroad train at Oiostcr, N. J. Nov. 20—Six loggers drowned near Hico Lake, Wis. Dec. 1—Flvo negroes drowned at Evansville, Ind. Dec. S—Four men killed by saw-mill boiler explosion near Espytown, Pa. Deo. 3—Mrs. Rtidccr, Shclbyvlllc, Ind., and her two children fatally burned by explosion of natural gas. Dec. 4—Two men killed and four others injured in railroad accident at Jacksonville, III. ....Three workmen fatally Injured by explosion In a Cincinnati cboinical manufactory Nino mon killed and nine others injured by collapsing of blast furnace at Jollct, IIL Deo. 9—Four persons killed by a cyclone in Walton County, Ga. Deo. 11—Mr. und Mrs. E. T. Tortd and their daughter, Mrs. Slayton, of Sioux City, la., woro klllod by a train at Minneapolis, Minn. ...Throe sons of I. (3. Archer were drowned in the Delaware river at Valley Falls, Kan. Deo. 13—The steamer Baton Rogue, was wrecked at Hermitage, La., and ten persons said to have been drowned TiraUoman James was kilted, and Engineer Nichols and Fireman Glrsa wore fatally injured m a collision on the Union Pacltlo near Coyate, Wash. Dec. 13—Fivo girls fatally, four others badly burned nt Duchtel College, Akron, O....Fivo persons killed by express train In Bristol, Pa. Deo. 17—Four Hungarians killed by fall of coal In mine noar Hazelton, Pa. Doe. 19—Four persons were killed in a wreck on tbe Wheeling & Lake Erie railroad near Bolivar, O. Dec. 20—One man was killed and four others fatally injured in a wreck on tho Colorado Midland near Cardiff, Col. Dee. S3—Five men wore fatally burned by nn explosion in tho New Jersey steel and iron works at Trenton. Deo. 24—Five men were hurt, two fatally, by tho overturning of a car of stone at Gosport, Ind—Seven workmen were burled in tho debris of a falling building at Barbcrton, O., arid one killed and two fatally injured.... At Brazil, Ind., four men woro fatally scalded by a boiler explosion. . Deo. 20—Mrs. John Dietrich and three children burned to death lu their home at Rochester, N. Y. • • CHIME. BOMB OP TDK MORE ATHOCIOUS MURDERS. Jan. 7—Ed Church, Bged 17, at Guyandotte, W. Va., poisoned his father, mother, brothers and sisters. Jan. 1-1—Motion for new trial in case of Cough- lln, Uurko and O'Sullivan connected with tho Cronln murder lu Chicago, overruled und prisoners taken to Jollot penitentiary. New trial granted Kunzo. Fob. 13—Four of tho alleged jury bribers in the Cronin case, Chicago, pleaded guilty. Feb. 23—Cuonln jury bribers were convicted and sentenced to three years in the penitentiary. Apr. 10—A girl named Emmn Stark confessed to having poisoned the Newland family, of Chicago (two of whom died), by putting "rough on rats" In their food, though she did not Intend killing them. Apr. 14—Two of a gang of masked men who had visited a man's residence nour Donlphon, Mo., for the purpose of whipping him, were killed by their intended victim's M year-old son.... The U. S. Supreme Court approved the judgment of tho California circuit court exonerating Deputy Marshal Noag-le for tho shoot- Ing of Judge Terry. Apr. 29—Judge Wallace, U. S. Supreme Court, granted writ of habeas corpus in case of Kemm- lor, sentenced to death in New York Stato by electricity. Deo. 8-Davld Hoke, Wellington, O., killed S. L. Sage, who had detected him in stealing, and then killed himself. Doc. 11—Hathaway Wall, of Henrietta Mills, N. C., shot bis wife and brother-in-law and then committed suicide. Dee. 12—At Jenny Lind, Ark., Joplln Miller killed live persons und then shot himself.... .At Kalamazoo, Mich., Louis Scott killed his wife and himself. Deo. S!—In tho Indian Territory Deputy United States Marshall LaJd shot his wife and then himself....Henry Christiansen, in Chicago, killed his wlfo and then himself In a fight on the steamer Big Sandy, near Queensboro, Ky., Frederick Johnson killed two men und fatally wounded two others.... At Bayou Cain, La., Epbrlam Mendaza (.hot Mary Case because she refused to marry him and then killed himself. Dec. S3—At Bradwell, W. Va., during a gambling dispute a man fatally wounded live persons and was himself shot dead. Deo. 24—At No-w Corydon, Ind., Wesley Tullls killed Miss Frayblll because she refused to marry him, and then took his own life. Deo. 84—At St. Louis Samuel Micklcs killed his daughter, fatally wounded his wife and then killed himself; business despondency. FIB VS. Jan. 10—Elevator at Baltimore, Md.; S5SO.OOO. Feb. 13—Threo wholesale establishments in Farwcll block, Chicago, 111. Feb. 25—Court-house and jail at Vancouver, Wash. Mar. 7—Village of Liberty. Ky., entirely consumed. Mar. 9—Village of jancsvi'.K-, S. C., destroyed. Mar. 10—Clothing houso of Stern & Meyer, Cincinnati iMW.OOO. Apr. 3—The old (Jreeley homestead In Chappaqua, N. Y. Apr. 14—Gilbert Starch Factory, Des Molnes, la. May 0—Singer Sewing Maohlnn Company Works at Elizabethtown, N. J.; 1700,1X10. May 11—Property to amount of 51,000,0)0 In Government warehouse at Nillett's PolnLL. I. May IB—Flouring mill and elevator at Wlno- na,Hfinn.; 5300,000. May 10—Town of Covlngton, Nob., entirely destroyed. May 84—Every house In Coolldge, N. M.... Thirty-seven houses in Port Loyden, N. Y. Jun. SO—Plant o! the Allon-BradloyDistillery Company and tho Standard Oil Company's Refinery at Louisville, Ky. Jul. 0—Stcamor Seagold and other property at East Tawas, Mich. Jul. 13—Lumber yard and wall paper factory in Philadelphia; £600,000. Jul. 15—Warehouse at Minneapolis, Minn.; 1750,000. Jul. 30—A largo number of the best buildings In Seneca Falls, N. Y., including three newspaper offices; t;00.000. Aug. 8—White's wheel works at Fort Wayne, Ind. Aug. 14—Distillery and pork house at Louisville. Ky.; $i,oco,ooa Sep. Sa—Fowler Bros,', packing hense*CU- oogo; (790,030. Oct. So — Warehouses, steamboats, cotton, etc., at Mobile, Ala.; 1000,'m Nov. 1—Cargo of cotton in New York harbor; 1000,000. Nov. 3—Grand and Burlington hotels and other business houses In San Francisco; t&OO,- 000. NOT. 88—Bamford Bros', siilt mill, Fatorson, N. J. Dec. B—Four large business blocks In Pittsburgh, Pa.; J3CO,000. Duo. 6—City of SUieston, Mo., nearly destroyed. Doc. 8—Six business buildings at Montpo- llcr, Ind. Deo. 13—Six business buildings and stocks at Naoona, Tex.... Eight large stores and nineteen ofilces atPottstown, Pa....Clothing establishment of S. 15. Barnaby & Co., at Providence, B, L;SlOD,<X». Deo. 15—Town of Mlnden, Neb., nearly destroyed. Dec. 18—Dardanelle and Montlcello, Ark., almost 'destroyed. Dec. 17—Business part of Crick, Mo., destroyed. Due. £0—Business part of Boonevlllo. Ind. Doc. S3 —Business part of billiard. Mo. Dec. S3—Two hotels nnd halt dozen stores de> stroyea at San Augustine, Tex. Doc. S4—Large portion of Azollo, Mich., destroyed. Dec. 84—Block of business buildings destroyed at Viroqua, Wls. , Doc. ffl—Masonic Temple at Baltimore destroyed: loss, t3-O.GOa In addition to the foregoing, destructive conflagrations occurred in lia bmsincBS portion ot the following towns: Wordner. \Vfcah.; city building, Lewlsteu, Me.; Monde. Ind.;Gi wood. Ind.; court-house j " " -'— " =n, N. J.; Muhlo Lake, Minn.; Aurora. Hack Iltvor Falls, N. Y.: Cheney, Wash.; _ng;:Mass.; Madrid, Neb.; Donvor, CoL; OoaltorvO.; Klrkfiville, Mo.: Mnvsvlllo, Ga.; •AWHs, 111.; Kearney, Nob.; Elmo'rla, CoU Pi- }fiSer.O,j Mitchell Station, Va.: Marshllold, •AiOornwolln. Pa.; Theresa. N. Y.; Pcarsall, Teat. J Gibson city, 111.; St. Elmo, Col.: Knight*' TjllOi Ind.; Korrodabut'g Ky.; Greenwood, Miss,; Slerrnville, Cal.; Hortsvillc, Ind.: Gil- S2ft'- .!?•• Latnom. HI.! Scrauton, Pn.; Elli- COHsylllo, N. Y.; Hot Springs. Arlt.; Ashley, Pa,; Auburn, Nob.; Cambridge, Wls.; Rath- Barn, I. T.; Doggett. Cal.; Ciiatsworth, 111.: Harlem. Mo.; Mlluen. Minn.; Hiyj- Joe. Ma; C^rrillas, N. M.; lilue Hill, Neb.; Cftrbon, Wyo.;, Wash.; Llvermore, la.: Calloa, Mo.; Luinar, Cal.; Delano. Cal.; Sherman, N. Y.; Sherrods- yille.O.: Trnvrrs, Cal.; Walnut, ill.; Madison, Mo.; Groton, S. D.: Pembroke, O.; Pinlrataff, gLi Oxford, Io.: Oocoa, Fin.; Hiawatha, Kan.; Park City, N. Y,: South Haven, Mich; Whitehall, Mich.; Crawford, Neb.; Ilton, N.Y.; Oneonta, Tonn.; Johnsonbnrg, Pn.: 1'ickrall, Nob.; Bralnord, Minn.; Fairllcld, Neb.; Osa','0 City, Kan.; Fall-port, o.; Hamilton, III.; Virilen, 11).; Loavcnworth, Ind.; Stillwater. Pcnn.; Ulysses, Neb.; Andovor, O; Apalaoulcola. Fin.; Arlinn. ton. Nob.; cnillicotho. 111.; Owonsbure, Kv"; Truckoe. Cal.; Ilartman. Ark; Winslow, Inil.; Tromont, Pn.; Barton, O.; NurticoUc, Pa.; Akron, N. Y.; Ray vlllo, La. FOREIGN. Jan. I—Royal palace of King Leopold, near Brnssels, destroyed by flro. Jan. 7—Exchange building of Brussels, one pi tho finest structures in Europe, burned by incendiaries; loss, S7,COO,000.... Dowager Em- pross Augusta, of Germany, died at Benin, aged 78 years. Jan. S3—News received that another revolution hod broken out in Costa Rica, Central America. Feb. 3—Mr. Parnell's libel suit azatnst London Times settled by compromise, tho Times paying Mr. Parncll $25,00:) damage.'. Mar. 18—Resignation of Princo Bismarck as Chancellor accepted by Emperor William of Germany. Mar, IB—General von Caprlvl appointed by Emperor William to succeed Prince Ulsmarck as Chancellor. Jul. 31—Insurrecfon in Argentine Republic reported suppressed nnd peace re-established. One thousand men killed nnd 5.00J injured during the progress of hostilities. Aug. 11—cardirial Newman, eminent English Catholic divine, died at Birmingham, Enc., aged 88. Hep. IS—John Dillon and William O'Briou arrested at Dublin, charged with conspiracy •nd In Inspiring tenants not to pay rent. pec. 4—Bovls, Uussol & Co., London banker j. failed for over $1,000,000. Dec. fl—At a meeting In London a majority of tho Irish Nationalists deposed Mr. Parnoll from leadership and elected Justin McCarthy in his stead, Drc. 8—Three hundred lives lost and many houses wrecked by powder-mills explosion at Fai Ping Foo, China. Dec. 0—Twenty Chinese Christians reported massacred at Hoone-Tuy Tcin by members of tho Loo Iluy Sos Society, nnd mission nnd tho builillngs were burned. • Dec. 11—Mr. Parnell nnd followers seized tho plant of United Ireland, but it was afterwards recaptured by tho antl-Pnrncllltes. Dec. IS—Previous to Mr. Parnell's departure for Cork ho nnd his followers again recaptured tho ofllco of United Ireland. Dec. 15—Reported at Zanzibar that the Sultan of Vitu had destroyed an English mission station on Tana river and killed several native Christians. Dee. 10—Tho political campaign in Ireland resulted In n free light at Balliuakil in which several were injured. Lime was thrown in Mr. ParnelPs eyes, blinding him. Dec. 19—Fifteen persons were killed and about 40 Injured, four fctally, In a wreck on the Intercolonial railroaa noar Quebec, Can. Dec. 20—Over 800 persons woro killed by a powder oxploston nt Tulpin?, China. OIK. 13— In tho election at Kilkenny tho Parnell candidate was defeated by the McCarthy candidate by 1,000 majority. Deo. 24—Tho Hamburgh ship Llbussa collided with the British ship.Talookola from Calcutta [or London and tho captain. 83 of tho crow nnd the passengers of the Tulookolar were Dec. S4—An insurrection in Peru was suppressed at tho cost of forty lives. Dec. 2(1—Dr. Heidrich Schletmann, famous archceologist, died at Berlin, aged 68. INDUSTRIAL. Jan. S—Suspension of colliery near Mount Cartncl, Pa., threw 1,OOJ miners out of work. Jan. IS—Five collieries at Shnrnobin, Pa., shut down, throwing 90,000 men and boys out of work. Apr. 7—Over 0,000 carpenters in Chicago struck for forty cents arid eight hours'work; strike subsequently settled in partial victory for strikers. May 38—It was reported that the carpenters' strike for un eight-hour day had bsen successful in 117 cities, to tho boneat of 40,000 members —twenty-four strikes still pending. Aug. 8—The switchmen's strike on tho Mao- kay system of railroads ended by company granting increase in wages....Knights of Labor employes on Now York Central railroad between New York City and Buffalo went out on a strike because of discharge of men of their number. Aug. 17—Fifteen Plnkerton men and five clti. zcns Injured (some of them fatally) at Albany, N. Y.. In trouble growing out of Now York Cen'.ral railroad strike. Aug. S3—About 03.000 men reported out of work In New York City, owing to brick-makers' strike. Aug. 2.1—Engineers' and Dromons' strike at Chicago stock yards ended In victory for strikers. Tho switchmen then struck for higher wages, thus preventing the resumption of business.... Supremo Council of Federated Railway Em- ployes deckled not to order strike in aid of New York Central railway Knights of Labor, but voted sympathy and aid in behalf of strikers. Aug. 88—Tho railroad strikes In Chicago "virtually settled and men resumed work. Sep. IT—Tho strike on tho New York Central railway declared on. Nov. 17—Several hat factories shut down at Danbury, Ct.: 5,000 persons thrown out of work. Dec. 3—Six thousand coal miners In Alabama went out on a strike. Deo. 11—Three thousand men and girls In Clark's thread mill at Newark, N. J., struck METEOROLOGICAL. Jan. IS—Severe cyclone at St. Louis, destroying lires and property — Severe blizzard in Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. ...Two churches and several other buildings destroyed by storm at Sardis, Miss. Jan. 13—Cyclone at Clinton, Ky., demolished over BO bouses and destroyed several lives. Feb. 8—Earthquake shock at Princeton, N. J. Feb. So—Destructive hurricane at Gainesville, Tex.... Tornado did much damage at Carson, Nev. Feb. 87—Great damage dono by tornado at Torranoe, Miss. Mar. IS—Cyclone destroyed the village of Excelsior, Tex. Mar. 28—Mpch damage dono to property, one man killed and several other persons injured by cyclone at Edsemoro, S. C. Mar. 24—Great damage dono by severe windstorm throughout Oklahoma; man, wife and child killed by falling timbers of houso. Apr. 1—Destructive cyclone at Garrettvllle, Tenn. Apr. 3— Destructive cyclone at Galena, Mon- mouta nnd Champaign, 111. Apr. 4— Severe and destructive tornado at Thomn&ton, Go. Apr. 7—Destructive cyclone at Prophetstown, 111. Apr. 10—Destructive cyclones In sections of Virginia nnd Pennsylvania.... Severe floods in Western Pennsylvania. Apr. 11—Severe earthquake shoclc at Dover, Me. ', Apr. 23—Much damage to property by terrific cyclone at Kyle, Tex. Apr. 84—Sovore earthquake shock at Son Francisco.... Destructive floods in the South. May 5—Many lives lost and much damage to property by cyclones in Texas.... Severe tornado at Hatches; and Jackson, Miss. May 13—Destructive hurricane at Jefferson Ctty.Mo. May S3—Severe earthquake shocks in vicinity of Billing*. Mont....A very sovero rain and 0leotrloal stonn in Western Pennsylvania; much damage to property arid many lives lost. Slay 85—Severe shock of earthquake at Glov- etsvlllo, N. Y....Destructive hurricane at New London, la. Jun. 9—Great damage by waterspout at Loveland, la. Jun 8. —Village of Bradshaw, Neb., destroyed by a cyclone. Jan. fi—Tornado In neighborhood of Hubbard, la,, destroyed man; dwellings and farm buildings... Destructive- cloud-burst at Red Wing, Minn ; . Jan. 19—Destructive cyclone at Lincoln, Neb. Jnn. 15—Destructive cloud-burst near Appomattox. S.D.. and cyclone near Lebanon.... Gy- olono did much damage at Lo«»n, Kan. Jnn. SO—Destructive cyclone. In Lee and La Sallfl counties, 111. Jan. S3—Terrible and destructive cyclone at Picastaton andSwoetwator, Neb. Jun. Si—Destructive tornado in vicinity of Eo»es,,Ky, v .Extrerae heat in many Western sun-stroke. .eastf^o port at Wash- neaj Portland, Santa Boea, WPOJHl go and Moorheod and near Glyndon and Mas- JuL 15—Earthquake shock at Martlnsvllle, Ind. Jul. IB—Destructive cyclone at Pacific Junction, la. • JuL 22— Destructive cyclones in Tralll County, N. D., and at Ghent, Minn. JuL S3—Buildings demolished by cyclone near MarshalL Minn. Jul. 20—Much damage done i>y cyoloco at South Lawronco, Mass. Jul. 31—Destructive tornado In New Hampshire. Aug. 4—Wind nnd hail-storm in Dickinson, Emmet, -Lyons, Osceola and Wlnnobogo counties, la., destroyed crops, killed several horsos and cattle and severely injured many persons; large kail-stones fell to tho depth of six inches. Aug. 18—Light snow at Denver, CoL Aus. 10—Destructive cyclone at \Vilkesbarre, Pa., and vicinity. Sep. 0—Destructive cyclone in Jackson and Koau counties, W. Va. Sop. 0—Destructive cyclone in Clinton township, Md. Sep. 18—Destructive cyclone near Wianning, la Oct. 13—Damaging hurricane at Andalo, Kan. ' Oct. 23—Two shocks of earthquake ut Capo •Glrardenu, Mo. Nov. 12—Every houso In Capo Graeios, La., blown down by a hurricane. Deo. 21—Earthquake shook felt at Knoxvillo, Tcnn. Dec. r>—Violent earthquake shock at Lookwood, Mo. Doc. 0—Mercury 33 degrees below zero at Lyflonvillo, Vt....Destructive flro in Walton County, Ga. Dec. 18—Severe storm in eastern portion of country; much damage along Atlantic coast. Deo. 20—Severe blrazard at New York City and on the Atlantic coast Ten inches of snow at Washington, D. C. NECROLOGY. Jan. 8—Ex-U. S. Senator E. G. Lnpham nt Canandaigua, N. Y., aged 76....Ex-Governor Georgo L. Woods, of Portland, Ore. Jan. 9.—Congressman W. D. Kelloy, at Washington, ngcd 70. Jan. 15—Walker Blalnc. examiner of claims In State Department at Washington, aged 33. Jan. 17—Judge S. T. Holmoa, ox-Congressman from New York, at Bay City, Mich., aged 75.... Ex-Uongressman R. M. Speer, at Huntingdon. Pa., ajcd 5'A Jun. 23—Adam Forepaugh, veteran circus proprietor, at Philadelphia, aged 08. Jan. 34—Ex-U. S. Senator H.U. Riddlebcrgor, nt Winchester, Va., aged 40. Jnn. 2fi — Ex-Congressman William Crutch- Dcld, at Chattanooga, Tcun. Fob. *J3—John Jueob Astor, tho wealthy capitalist, in Now York City, aged 1)7. Mar. 1—Ex Confjressman Charles L. Mitchell, at New Haven, Conn. Mar. S—Ex-Congressman and- ex-Governor James E. English, at Now Haven, Conn., aged 78. Mar. 4—Ex-Congressman Daniel B. Tilden, at Cleveland, O., a^ed 84, Mar. 11—Ex-Congressman W. P. Taulbce, o{ Kentucky, in Washington....Judge and ex- Governor McCouns, of Virginia, at Fort Scott, Kan., agod 74. Mar. 23—General nnd ox-Congressman Robert C. Schonck. m Washington, aged 81. Mar. SO—Ex-Congressman Samuel L. Sawyer, at Independence, Mo., aged 70. Apr. 1—Congressman David Wllbor at On- coma, N. Y. Apr. 10—Ex-Congressman Eugene M. Wilson, ot Minnesota,.at Niiaaou, Bahama Islands. ,, Apr. 13—Congressman and ex-Speaker Samuel J. Randall, ut Washington, aged 02. Apr. 19—Ex-Governor and ex-Congressman James Pollock, at Lockhuvon, Pa., aged to.... Ex-Governor W. W. Hoppin, at Providence, H. I., aged 82. May 3—U. S. Senator James B. Beck, in Wushln;rton, agedca May 10—Ex-Judge Thomas Drummond, U. S. Circuit Court, at Wheaton, 111., a;?cd 81. Jun. 1—Ex-Congressman John Thompson, at Now Hamburg, N. Y., aged 81. Jun. Si—Ex-Congressman John M. Crobs. at Carml, IIL Jul. 3—General and ex-Congressman Gllman Marston. at Exeter, N. H., aged 79. Jul. 8—Ex-Congressman P. D. Wigginzton, at Oal(*und, Cal. Jul. 9—General Clinton B. Fisk in New York City, aged 02. Jul. 11—Ex-U. S. Senator Thomas C. Mo- Crcery, at Owonsboro, Ky., ug«l 73. Jul. 13—Major-General John C. Fremont In Kew York City, aged 77. JuL 19—Congressman James P. Walker, at Dexter, Mo. Jul. 2ti— Judge and ex-Congressman Samuel S. Marshall, at McLcansboro, 111., aged 08. Aug. 10—John Boyle O'Reilly, poet and editor, at Cohassct, Mass., aged 40. Aug. 23—Ex-Congressman Horace F. Page, at San Francisco, aged 57, Aug. 25—Congressman Lewis F. Watson, (Pennsylvania) at Washington. Aug. 87—Ex-Congressmau M> L. Ronham, at Columbia, S. O. Sop. 4—General and ox-Governor E. F. Noyes, at Cincinnati, aged r>8. Sop. 8—Ex-U. S, Senator Isaac P. Chrlstlancy, at Lansing, Mich. Sep. 13—Ex-Congressman Rufus H. King, at Catsklll, N. Y.. aged 70. Sep. 19—Ex-Congressman Jacob M. Thornburgh, at Kuoxville, Tenn. Sep. 2J—Ex-Congressman William Hollman, at Evausvid;, Ind., ngedOU....Ex-Congressman Frank L. Morcy, of Louisiana, at Washington. Oct. 13—Ex-Secretary of War W.W. Belknap, at Washington, ngcd 01 — Associate Jnstlco of tho U, S. Supremo Court Samuel F. Miller, at Washington, aKcd?4. Nov. ?•—General and ex-Governor E. A, O'Neal, at Florence, Ala., aged 73. Nov. 8—Ex-Congressman Bunday Martin, at Columbia, Tcnn General D, B. MoKibben, U. S. A., retired, at Washington, aged 00. Nov. S3—Ex-Congressman Sapp, at Council Bluffs, lu., aged GO. Nov. S5—Ex-Governor James M. Smith, at Co lumbus. Go. Dec. 8—Ex-Congressman Isaac M. Jordan, at Cincinnati: Dec. 4—Dr. J. H. Baxter, Surgeon-General U. S. army, in Washington, aged 63. Deo. 11—Colonel A. H. Yonng, Quartermaster U. S. army, at Dover, N.-H., agod 03. Deo. 13—Judgo T. A. S. Mitchell, of the Indiana Supreme Court, at Goshen, Ind., aged 54. Dec. 15—Ex-Congressman John A. Hiestond, at Lancaster, I 3 a., aged 60. Dec. IB—Colonel Glover Perin (retired), U. S. A., St. Paul, Minn. Dec. 17—Major-Gencral Alfred H. Terry, U. S. A.. Now Haven, Conn., Uged 03. Dec. 18—Ex-Congresamaa Henry D. McHenry, at Hartford, Conn. Dec. 20—Chief-Justice W. D. Simpson, of the S. C. Supreme Court, ut Columbia. 1'OI.ITICAl, SOCIAL, RELIGIOUS, ETC, Jan. 13—Mormons elected all the officers of tho Utah Legislature....Massachusetts State Senate adopted an order that tho U. S. flag should be placed on every school-house in the Stato....A deadlock prevented the organization of the lower house of tho Iowa Legislature. Jan. 10—Committee reported in West Virginia Legislature on Gubernatorial election, the majority giving Fleming (Dem.) S37 majority for Governor, and the minority report giving Gofl (Rep.) 137 majority. Jan. 17—Special committee of nine on the world's fair question appointed In the U. S. Houso.... An Afro-American League of the U. S. organized In Chicago, J. C. Price, N. 0., president. Jan. SO—In the lower House of Congress tho Speaker counted as present and helping to form a quorum Democratic members who had refused to answer to a yea und nay coll for votes, and long debate ensued amid much excitement. Jan. 30—Tho question of a quorum was settled in the lower House of Congress by a party vote sustaining' the Speaker in his recognizing as present Democrats who refused to answer to their namos. Feb. 8—The New York Presbytery declared —04 to 43—In' favor of revision of the Westminster Confession ot Faith....U. S. Supreme Court affirms constitutionality of test oath preventing Mormons from voting. Feb. 4—Centennial of formation of U. S. Supreme Court celebrated by a nubile meeting at Metropolitan Qperu-Honse, Now York City.... The Gubernatorial contest In West Virginia settled by the Legislature—43 to 40—in favor of Fleming (Dem.). Fob. 10—Chicago Presbytery voted In favor of, and Philadelphia and San Francisco Presbyteries voted against, revision.... Municipal election in Salt Lake city, Utah, resulted in defeat of toe Mormons by over 800 majority.... President Harrison issued proclamation opening Sionx reservation, South Dakota. Fob. 14—Now code of rules adopted—181 to 149 —by lower house of Congress. Feb. 17—At a meeting in Washington the three National Woman's Suffrage associations consolidated, with Elizabeth Cady Stanton as president and Susan B. Anthony as vice-president. Feb. 18—Extradition treaty with Great Britain ratified by U. S. Senate. Feb. lu—New York Legislature passed world's fair bill providing for its location at New York City....Parker Earle (Miss.) elected president of American Horticultural Society.... Dead-lociE In Iowa House broken by a compromise, Democrats securing speaker. 9eb. SO—Farmers* Oo-operatlve Brotherhood at tbo United States incorporated at Spriug- TfVa. 84—TJ. S. Houseo/BepresentattvesTOtes tor Chicago as site ot warYd'a falrlnl8S8.... Mar. 25—The U. S. House of Representatives passed world's fair bill—S02 to 49. ..President Harrison issued proclamation that now British extradition treaty would do Into effect April 4. Apr. 3—BUI for admission of Idaho passed In U.S. House ot Representatives—129 to 1; Democrats refused to vote, and Speaker counted a Quorum prosont. ' % Apr. 19—Pan-American conference ended at Washington. Apr. 21—World's fair bill passed—43 to 13—in U. S. Senate, with slight amendments. Apr. S5—World's fair bill signed by President Harrison. Apr. 30—Lyman J. Gage elected president at Cnlcago of world's Fair Association. May 2—U. S. Houso of Representatives defeated— 120 to OS-international copyright blU. May 0—Now York State Senate defeated bill to abolish capital punishment. May SI—McKinley tariff bill passed—163 to 142—by T7. S5. Houso of Representatives. May 23—U. S. Supreme Court rendered decision in tho case of Kommlcr, sustaining the' New York State law providing for execution of murderers by electricity. May 27—John W. Davis elected Governor by the Ithoilc Island Legislature. Jun. 17—U. S. Senate amended nnd passed— 43 to 35—Houno silver bill, enacting free cotuago. Jun. 23—D .-pendent pension bill finally passed In Congress. Juu. 2."i—U. S. Senate amendments to free- coinage bill defeated In House. Jun. 27—World's Columbian Exposition organized in Chicago by electing ox-U. S. Sen- ntor Thomas W. Palmer, of Miculgan, as presl* dent, und J. T. Dickinson, Texas, Secretary Jul. 3—President Harrison signed bill for admission of Idaho into the Union as a titato. JuL 8—Louisiana Houso of Representatives passcd~0ilto:il--lottory bill over Governor's veto. Jul. 9—Louslami Scuato denied right of Governor to veto the lottery bill, and returned veto to House. Jul. 10—Louisiana House adopted Senate roso- Intion declaring that the Governor had no power to veto lottery bill....President Harrison np- provodblll for admission of Wyoming as a State. Jul. 18—Compromise silver bill passed in U. S. House of Representatives. Aug. 1—Special session Illinois Legislature ended after passage of World's Columbian Exposition bill. Aug. 4—First triennial cantonment of Patriarch's Militant 1. O. O. I\ convened in Chicago AUK. 6—World's fair bill siguod by Governor of Illinois. Aug. 8—First Assistant Postmaster-General Clarltson tendered hlu resignation to President Harrison. Aug. 11—National encampment O. A. R. convened at Boston. General W. V. Vouzey elected Commanilor-ln-Chief. Aug. IS—Farmers' National eongre -a adopted a series of resolutions relating to National political affairs....Colonel Leland J. Wcbbolcct- od Coinmandcr-ln-CiJlef of tho National encampment of the 8ons of Veterans 1 in session- al St. Jos>cph, Mo. Sep. 5—National Reform party organized at St. Louis. Sep. U—Tariff bill, with amendment, passed— 40 to 20—in U. S. Senate. Sep. 10—Washington Legislature adjourned elne <ii\ Sep. 19-Colonel Georgo R. Davis elected Director-General of Worlu's Columbian Exposition. Sep. 23—Lake Front. Jackson and Washington Parks, Chicago, accepted by tho National Commissioners us tho site for tjio world's fair lu 1S93. Sep. 37—Conference report on tariff bill agreed to—15a to 87—in National House of Representatives. Sep. 30—U. S. Senate agreed—33 to 87—to conference report on tariff bill.... Ex-Prostdont K. B. Hayes re-elected president of National Prison Congress, in session at Cincinnati. Oct. 1—U. S. Congress adjourned tiit-tlis.... President Harrison signed new tariff bill. Oct. 31—Bulletin Issued by Consus Bureau stating population of United Statos at(H,4SO,- 540. Nov. SO—Mrs. Potter Palpor, Chicago, elected president of byard of lady managers of World's Columbian Exposition Mrs. E. J. Phinnoy, C.evolnnd, O., elected president of Non-Partisan W. C. T. U., In session at Pittsburgn. Dec. 1—Fifty-first Congress reassembled at Washington — Second annual convention of National Farmers' Alliance and Industrial Union met at Ocala, Fla. , Doc. 3—Copyright bill passed—1S9 to 75—In U S. Houso of Representatives... National Colored Alliance convened at Ocala, Fla. Dec. 5—L. L. Polk re-elected president of National Farmers' Alliance in session at Ocala, Fla. Dec. ti—First State Legislature of Idaho met at Boise City. Doc. 9—Col. Elliott F.Sheoard re-elected president of American Sabbath Union in session at Philadelphia. Doc. 12—John L. M, Irby, Farmers* Alliance candidate, elected to United States Senate by South Carolina Legislature. Dec. 13—In a battle between the soldiers and Indians close to Pine Ridge agency several on both sides were killed, tho Indians were routod und a number of thorn Including Chief Kicking Bear, were captured. • Deo. 15—Sluing Bull, tho Sioux warrior nnd sovon other Indians including his son and two chiefs were shot at his camp by Indian police. Five of tho polico woro alao klllod. Dec. 17—House passed bill fixing membership of House at 850. Dec. 19—It was reported that fighting had taken place In tbo Bad Lands between troops and some ot Sitting Bull's friends. Dec. M—Big Foot's bond of 1RO hostile Indiana woro captured near Standing Book agoucy. Dec. S4—In a sklrmisa In Pratt County South Dakota, tho Indians killed three white men. Dec. 84—President Harrison nominated CoL Charles Sutherland to bo Surgeou-Gonoral of the army .... President Harrison nominated Henry B. Brown, of Michigan, to bo Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Deo. 84—President Harrison issued a proclamation declaring that the World's Columbia* Exposition would bo opened in Chicago on May 1, 1893, and would not be closed before tho last Thursday in October of tbo same year....Michigan's two-cent railroad fare law was sustained by the Supreme Court of tbe State. SPOKXING. Jan. 5—Joseph Donohue- skated five miles at Minneapolis in seventeen minutes and eight seconds, boating the best previous world's record. Feb. 3—Hugh McGormlok defeated Axtel Poulsenln a 10-mile skating race ut Eun Claire, Wls., and claimed the title of champion skater of the West; time, 40)4 minutes. Fob. 17—J. J. Qorbett defeated Jake Kllrain In a six-round fight at New Orleans. Feb. 18—Collins, an American, won annual sprinting match at Sheffield, Eng. Apr. 85—In a boat raca nt Sydney, N. S. W., for world's championship, Peter Kemp defeated Neil Wattorson by llfty lengths, May 6—John Meugbe;, at Dot writ, Mich., beat world's record for 13 hours of ne^l-and-toe walking, making 07 miles wttb 15 seconds to spare. May 15—Sculling raoe for world's championship at Sydney, N. S. W., between Kemp and Wade; won by the former. Jun. 18—Cornell crew won boat race on Cayuga lake, N. Y., over the Bowdom men—17m. Jun. 87—Yale defeated Harvard In a four-mile boat race at New London, Conn.—fit :SO against Aug. S —John H. Clausen, Boston, made a running bop. step and jump ot 44 feet 5 Inches, beating all previous records by 3U inches. Aug. 18—Davis Dalton (American) finished the task of swimming across the English, channel In &'/, hours. Aug. 28-At Independence, la., Hoy Wilket paced a mtlo In 3:09, beating all previous stallion records— Salvatorrun a mue in 1:35,s at Monmoutn Park, N. J., the fastest lime on record. Sep. 1—E. C. Anthony, at Hartford, Conn., broke the world's quarter mile bicyolo record by making the distance In 32 2-5 seconds. Sep. 0—Soy Willies paced half-mile lnl:01>4 at Independence la., beating previous records. Sep. 80—At Kankakee, lfl.. Nelson lowered tho world's stallion record to3:UH, and Faustina the 2-year-old record to 2r33K. Oct. 4—Close ot the Playera'-and National leagues' base-ball season. Boston leading Ic the former and Brooklyn In the latter. Oct. 0—The stallion Nelson trotted a mile at the Torre Haute (Ind.) track In 3:llKi, break- Ing tho world's stallion record, and Hal Pointer, on tho eamo track, paced the three Xastest consecutive heats ever made—2:0% 2:12^ and 3:13. ' Oct. 18—Tho stallion Btambou! trotted a mile at Napa. Col., In 2:1IH, breaking Axttll's time one-half of a second. Oct. 81—Nelson, the Maine staliton, trotted a mile at Cambridge City, Ind^ la 8:lUli, beating all previous records. Oct. £S-Nelson trotted a halt-mile on tbe Cambridge City (Ind.) track In t-03. Oct. 25—Q. D. Balrd walked u ixUfmile at San Francisco, Cal., la SiWi, boullng the world's record. Oct. 87—Belle Homlln and Jostinn trotted a mile in 8:13 at Independence, la,, beating all previous team records. Oct. 88—Louisville base-ball team defeated the Brooklyns—8 to 8—at Brooklyn In seventb game fcr world's championship — the clubs being tied—three comes each, one being a tie. Remaining gomes postponed till spring. Nov.. 1—Stallion Allertan lowered world's recordf or i-yeac-plds toy trotting a •mile at independence, la. Deo, 1—Jacob Schoefer • detested- Geo, . Sloason-SCO to OOU-ln a billiard con tost at New York tor tbe world's cham ~-•" - •»^ > WISCONSIN STATE NE PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS. The Number In Wisconsin ami Pupils In Attendance, Census bulletin No. 17 is out, some preliminary statistics on tion. The showing of Wisconsin torestin£ in view of the lienne controversy which figured so ously in the last campaign. Thus far it is shown that over pupils are in the 1(13 Catholic parochial : schools, over 2:!,000 pupils in IitHei Lutheran schools and 11,000 in .tte German Evangelical schools. 1 jTils:v makes :i total of Gi!,000 pupils in Wiscte« sin parochial schools. j--",.';i Itcfllscit MiMllnll Aid. •''. i'vS Diphtheria is epidemic at Eagle, RicTi-; 51 land County. It was said that a mart re< 1 A fused to provide medical treatment jfor': ! his younjf' daughter who was sick witb..y the dreaded disease, being a believer;"!^!-', Christian science, and saying: "T3ie J Lord will take care of her." The (jirl H died and a son was taken sick; tbien?'; some neighbors stepped in and gave;thp;iv man the alternative of providing rncd\r ical assistance or being arrested •ibf ; _'r: neglect, _ . --'S; Kereivpd a 1'nrdon. : ?- v > A pardon was issued by Governor-.'^ 1 £lourd to Frank Dickcrson, serving: .a*.'; life ttn'in in State's prison for convey.: plicity in the celebrated Mack mur- '•• der case in Hock County. The pardon was granted on the recommendation of the State Hoard of Supervision, who held that Diekcrspn, then a mere boy. was unwittingly enticed into live affair and had now been sufficiently punished. Kiinrlccd I>o\vn nnd Itobhrd* A young man named Sam White while on his way to the Iiurlington.& Northern depot at Prairie dii Chicn was UnoeUed down and robbed of S174. While heard steps behind him. and as he turned to see who was coming he was struck and knocked senseless. His injuries were severe, but not dangerous. No clow to the robber could be obtained. J5IR flloiH-y (or Pctirlfi. A. Yonng, of Hrodhcad. who has been dealing extensively in peurls during the rrazo there, shipped ninety- three beautiful gems of line brilliancy and color, weighing from live to twenty-eight grains each, to a London firm last Septcuiher and has just received a 4 draft ou a New York bank for gll|700 in payment for the same. The Author of u Great Honx Dead. George Hull, who left Superior a few weeks ago to spend the winter East, died at ISinghamton, N. Y. Mr. Hull was the originator of the Cardiff giant hoax. The Cardiff giant was " dug up" on Mr. Hull's farm about twenty years ago, and Mr. Hull made considerable money out of it before the fraud was discovered. IHnppinont of a Dodgevillc Girl. While James Stephens and wife, of Tlodgeville. were out at. dinner their daughter Jennie, -aged about '.20 years, eloped with lienry Lewis, brother of Evan, "the Strangler." They went to Kidgowuy. nine miles, and were married, and would go to Montana. The old folks were much opposed to Lewis. Fnmul ]Ii.« Dead Itoily. Somo weeks ago Wenzel Schroder, of T.a Crosse County, disappeared, and his friends concluded he had gone to Dakota to visit, a brother. His dead body has been found in the woods near his home. A gnu was lying across his breast, aud it was supposed he committed suicide. Tim IVoivft CtinileiiKoiL Green Bay capitalists will erect a summer hoti'.l. Charles Meaoc crushed Andrew Brus- tell's skull with a hand-spike in a quarrel near Wanpaca Mr. Michels, an old settler who lived near Belgium, was found dead in the woods by some of his neighbors. Silas Coryell. of Center, was killed by his team running away and throwing him out. lie leaves live children. An explosion during a tire in a saloon at Fremont killed Orrin Ennis. Mary Gilbertsou was thrown from a buggy in the village of Orfordville and killed instantly. H. II Ames, of llayward. who was convicted on two counts of selling 1 liquor to Indians, was sentenced to one year's imprisonment. John MeMannis.while drunk at Barron laid down on his face and smothered to death. The new school building at Parishville was burned. Loss, S.VOOO. Rock County took in over 1,300tramps during the past year, Waukesha County nearly as many. Holm* & Thompson's dry-goods store at Eau Claire was robbed of £1,700 worth of goods.' The amouut of building done in lieloit the last year will approximate $500.000. August Ullrich, a merchant tailor at Milwaukee. Jailed for SC'.OOO. Rev. .1 C. Caldwell. one of the oldest Presbyterian ministers in that section of Hie Sluto. died at La Crosse, aged 69 years. Dickerson, who was sent to prison for life, from Rock County, for the murder of George Mack, about twelve years ago, has been uardonrd. Evansville is excited over the marriage of two of her oldest inhabitants. The parties arc S. J. Cain and Mrs. Cathrine Uummon. Mr Cain is 75 years of age and the, bride 07. Three suites of doctor's offices at La Crosse were burned out and E. D. Loom-! ' is' book-store, John DenU's cigar*" store, and Elm ore Hros." nibber-stampi , and novelty office building were J —" * aged- i A man named Graham was sent tei) State prison from Ahhlahd-for M-«-*-S* years, hp having .comnijtted,*

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