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000,000 to protect the treasury gold re. dies near Glen Cove, aged seventy-eight serve.....................July 21, 1896 years.....................Oct. 17, 1897

New York banks deposit $9,600,000 in John Lorimer Worden, naval officer, the sub-treasury..........July 23, 1890 born at Sing Sing, 1818, dies at Wash

Appellate division of the New York ington, D. C...............Oct. 18, 1897 Supreme Court declares the rapid transitNineteen lives lost by New York Central act constitutional..........July 28, 1896 passenger train running into the river at

Frank S. Black, of Troy, nominated by Garrisons, N. Y.............Oct. 24, 1897 the Republicans for governor, and Timothy Henry George, political economist, born I.. Woodruff, of Brooklyn, for lieutenant at Philadelphia, 1839, dies at New York governor.................. Aug. 26, 1896

Oct. 29, 1897 Li Hung Chang, Chinese statesman, Robert Van Wyck, Democrat, elected meets President Cleveland at the residence first mayor of Greater New York of William C. Whitney in New York City

Nov: 2, 1897 Aug. 29, 1896 Mayor signs resolution turning over the General Roloff, of the Cuban army, ar. Hall of Records to the National Histori. rested in New York for violating neu: cal Society for a museum....Dec. 31, 1897 trality laws.............. Sept. 17, 1896 Trolley cars cross East River Bridge in

Niagara Falls electric power turned on furtherance of through transit system in Buffalo................ Nov. 15, 1896

Jan. 22, 1898 Governor Morton approves a reclassi. Great excitement in consequence of the fication of several thousand places in the receipt of news of the blowing-up of the civil service list............ Dec. 9, 1896 battle-ship Jaine in Havana Harbor the

Dakota divorces declared void in New night before............... Feb. 16, 1898 York State by Justice Leslie W. Russell Spanish war-ship Vizcaya anchors off

Dec. 23, 1896 Sandy Hook............... Feb. 18, 1898 Lexow legislative committee begins in Assembly passes the constitutional vestigation of trusts in New York

amendment providing for biennial sessions

Feb. 5, 1897 of the legislature (the measure having Name of Washington Park, Brooklyn, previously passed the Senate) changed back to Fort Greene. Feb. 14, 1897

March 3, 1898 Mavor Strong vetoes Greater New York Governor Black signs the new primary charter bill, April 9 (the measure sub- election law.............. March 28, 1898 sequently passing both Houses of the legis- Seventy-first Regiment of New York lature).................. April 13, 1897 marches to camp at Hempstead, L. I., on

Dedication of Grant's Tomb, Riverside President's call for troops. . April 29, 1898 Park, N. Y. (75th anniversary of General [Leaves for the front May 14.] Grant's birth)............ April 27, 1897 Governor Black promulgates order dis

Governor Black signs Greater New York banding the 13th Regiment, N. G., S. N. Y. charter bill, law to go into effect Jan. 1,

May 8, 1898 1898....................... May 5, 1897 Wheat sells in New York at $1.90 Eldridge Gerry Spaulding, banker,

May 9, 1898 " father of the greenback," born 1809, dies Mayor Van Wyck summarily removes at Buffalo, N. Y.............May 5, 1897 Police Commissioners Philips and Ham

Bicentennial jubilee of Trinity Church, ilton and Chief of Police McCullagh N. Y., celebrated........... May 6, 1897

May 21, 1898 Governor Black signs the so-called Thirty-nine Spaniards, prisoners of war, “starchless " civil service bill

arrive in New York......... June 3, 1898

May 15, 1897 First Regiment of New York starts for Demolition of Tombs prison, New York Manila.................... July 7, 1898 City, started..............May 25, 1897 Secretary Alger orders torpedoes and

Battle monument at West Point un mines removed from New York Harbor veiled with ceremonies......May 31, 1897

July 15, 1898 Immigrant buildings on Ellis Island State capitol at Albany officially com. bu ned... ................"

...........June 15, 1897 pleted; total cost, $24.244.102.80 Charles Anderson Dana, journalist,

Aug. 6, 1898 Col. Theodore Roosevelt, Gen. Joseph Bronze statue of President Arthur un. Wheeler, the Rough Riders, and 3d veiled in Madison Square, New York United States Cavalry land at Montauk

June 14, 1899 Point..................... Aug. 15, 1898 Justice Leonard A. Giegerich issues

Imposing naval parade in New York of order for the members of the municipal Admiral Sampson's victorious Santiago council of New York to show cause why fleet...................... Aug. 20, 1898 they should not be punished for con

James Samuel Thomas Stranahan, “ first tempt in failing to vote bond issues citizen of Brooklyn,” born 1808, dies at

July 27, 1899 Saratoga, N. Y............. Sept. 3, 1898 East Hampton, L. I., celebrates 250th

Admiral Cervera, Spanish naval officer, anniversary.............. Aug. 24, 1899 whose tieet was destroyed by Admiral Cornelius Vanderbilt dies Sampson, July 3, arrives in New York

Sept. 12, 1899 Sept. 8, 1898 Great naval parade in honor of Admiral Forty-seventh Regiment of New York Dewey ........ ........... Sept. 29, 1899 ordered to Porto Rico for garrison duty Shamrock defeated in the races for the

Oct. 3, 1898 America's cup.............. Oct. 20, 1899 Abraham Oakey Hall, lawyer, born 1826, Governor Roosevelt signs the grant of dies at New York City... ... Oct. 7, 1898 lands under water to the Astoria Light,

Justice Wilmot M. Smith decides that Heat, and Power Company of New York the creation of the County of Nassau was City...................... Dec. 26, 1899 constitutional..............Oct. 11, 1898 Andrew Carnegie offers $300,000 to

Battle-ships Oregon and lovca sail from found a day school in connection with New York for Manila ......Oct. 12, 1898 Cooper Union, New York....Jan. 1, 1900

George Edwin Waring, sanitary engi. Edward McGlynn, clergyman, born 1837, neer, born 1833, dies at New York City dies at Newburg............ Jan. 7, 1900

Oct. 29, 1898 John D. Rockefeller gives $100,000 to Chauncey M. Depew, Republican, elected Columbia University to found a chair of United States Senator from New York to psychology ................Jan. 8, 1900 succeed Edward Murphy, Jr., of Troy Governor Roosevelt submits to the legis.

Jan. 18, 1899 lature the report of the special canal Heaviest day's business ever transacted commission recommending the expenditure on New York Stock Exchange

of $60,000,000 for a barge canal from

Jar. 23, 1899 Buffalo to Albany ..........Jan. 25, 1900 Fire at Brooklyn navy-yard destrcy's Rapid transit tunnel contract awarded property valued at $1,500.000

to J. B. McDonald..........Jan. 16, 1900

Feb. 15, 189: Contract for building the rapid transit Rear-Admiral Lord Charles Beresford, tunnel in New York signed.. Feb. 24, 1900 R. N., addresses New York Chamber of Governor Roosevelt signs the bill fy the Commerce................ Feb. 24, 1899 preservation of the Palisades Windsor Hotel burned with great loss

March 21, 1900 of life.................. March 17, 1899 Crourd broken at City Hall, Nero York,

The Mazet investigation into charges of by Mayor Van Wyck, with silver spade, bribery in New York City begins

for the rapid transit tunnel, in the pres

April 8, 1899ence of 20,000 people...... March 24, 1900 Governor Roosevelt signs the new civi! Goverror Roosevelt orders several deservice bill. which repeals the "starch- tachments of the national guard to Croless " law of May 15, 1897. . April 18, 1399 ten to quell a riot of Italian laborers on

President McKinley visits Brochlyn the aqueduct ............. April 14, 1900 navy-yard and cables Admiral Dewey con Governor Rocsevelt proints the New gratulations on the anniversary of his Verk tenement connisrion victory at Manila ..........May 1, 1899

April 16, 1900 Ex-Gov. Roswell P. Flower dies . The remains of 110 prison-ship martyrs,

May 12, 1839 recently jound in the navy-yard, inrerred Bronze bust of Thomas Paine unveiled with military heners in the vault inder at New Rochelle, N. Y..... May 30, 1899 For: Greene.............. June 1: 1900 Governor Roosevelt nominated for Vice. The eight-hour-a-day law declared un President by Republican National Con- constitutional by the court of appeals vention which renominated President Mc

Feb. 26, 1901 Kinley................... June 21, 1900 William Maxwell Evarts, lawyer, born

Hoboken wharfs, opposite New York at Boston, 1818, died at New York City City, destroyed, with three North German

Feb. 28, 1901 Lloyd steamers, involving a loss of 250 Official announcement of the billion-dol. lives and $10,000,000......June 30, 1900 lar United States Steel Corporation is an

John Woodward Philip, naval officer, nounced by J. P. Morgan & Co. born 1840, dies at Brooklyn, N. Y.

March 2, 1901 June 30, 1900 Andrew Carnegie offers to contribute C. P. Huntington, capitalist, born 1821, $5,200,000 to build sixty-five branch dies near Raquette Lake.... Aug. 13, 1900 libraries for New York City, provided the Hatch & Foote fail for $2,000,000 city will furnish sites and maintenance Sept. 18, 1900

March 13, 1901 Severe explosion in Tarrant's drug Governor Odell signs the bill creating a building at Greenwich and Warren streets, bi-partisan bureau of elections for New New York City, causes death of scores of York City...............March 13, 1901 persons, including firemen..Oct. 29, 1900 The legislature passes the bill for the

William L. Strong, merchant, and former repeal of the charter of the Ramapo mayor of New York, born 1827, dies at Water Company (approved by the govNew York City............Nov. 2, 1900 ernor, March 19)........ March 14, 1901

Governor Roosevelt finishes his cam. Governor Odell transmits to the legislatpaign tour in Oswego, N. Y., having ure a message advocating the submistravelled 21,209 miles in eight weeks, ad. sion to the people of the plan to complete dressed audiences aggregating 3,000,000 the improvements of the canals at a cost persons in twenty-four States

of $25,000,000...........March 15, 1901

Nov. 2, 1900 The New York City charter revision Republicans' great sound-money parade bill is passed by the legislature over the in New York.............. Nov. 3, 1900 veto of Mayor Van Wyck, and is signed

Election of B. B. Odell, Republican, as by Governor Odell........ April 22, 1901 governor of New York....... Nov. 6, 1900 Total sales on the New York Stock Ex

Henry Villard, financier, born 1835, change aggregate 3,300,000 shares dies at Dobbs Ferry, N. Y... Nov. 11, 1900

April 22, 1901 Oswald Ottendorfer, journalist, born Pan · American exposition opened at 1826, dies at New York City

Buffalo....................May 1, 1901

Dec. 16, 1900 The Greater New York Democrats issue Governor Roosevelt removes District a declaration of principles..May 10, 1901 Attorney Asa Bird Gardiner, of New York, Governor Odell vetoes the New York and on charges, and appoints Eugene A. Phil- New Jersey Bridge bill and the employors' bin as his successor........ Dec. 21, 1900 liability bill...............May 11, 1901

Governor Odell transmits to the legis. Five cadets dismissed and six suslature the report of the New York City pended for insubordination at West Point charter revision with a message urging Academy..................May 22, 1901 municipal economy.........Jan. 21, 1901 Hall of Fame opened in New York City Sing Sing prison is condemned by the

May 30, 1901 State board of health. .....Jan. 30, 1901 Announcement that John D. Rockefeller

Mayor Van Wyck vetoes the New York proposes to establish the Rockefeller InstiPolice Commission bill on the ground that tute for Medical Research in New York the clause bestowing upon the governor City......................June 1, 1901 the power of removal is unconstitutional The United States Treasury Depart.

Feb. 17, 1901 ment interdicts the entrance of immiThe legislature passes the Police Com- grants suffering with tuberculosis at the mission bill over the mayor's veto and port of New York on the ground of its the bill is signed by Governor Odell being a dangerous contagious disease Feb. 20, 1901

June 4, 1901

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THE PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION, BUFFALO, 1901

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