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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Pauperism in the United States. (search)
gs, and scattering Bibles, and assures us that the neglected and ruffian classes are in no way affected directly by such influences as these. But if the testimony of a layman is doubted, we may quote the Rev. Mr. Barnett, rector of St. Jude's, in London, who tells us that the social reformer must go alongside the Christian missionary. The Methodists have generally as much confidence as any denomination in these technically religious methods, but the well-known Methodist minister, the Rev. Hugh Price Hughes, of London, says: I have had almost as much experience of evangelistic work as any man in this country, and I have never been able to bring any one who was actually starving to Christ. Let us hear the chief of the Salvation Army, who certainly does not underrate religious exhortation. General Booth says: I have had some experience on this subject, and have been making observations with respect to it ever since the day I made my first attempt to reach these starving, hungry
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Philippine Islands, (search)
100,000 ratified by United States Senate. Jan. 28. Petition from Filipino federal party praying for civil government presented to the Senate. March 1. Twenty-one officers and 120 bolomen surrender. March 23. Aguinaldo captured by General Funston. April 2. Aguinaldo takes oath of allegiance. April 20. General Tinio surrendered. June 15. United States Philippine Commission appoints Arellano, chief-justice, and six other Supreme Court judges. June 21. Promulgation of President McKinley's order establishing civil government and appointing William H. Taft the first governor. June 23. General MacArthur is succeeded by General Chaffee. July 4. Civil government established. July 24. General Zunbano with twenty-nine officers and 518 men surrender at Zabayas. Sept. 29. Massacre of forty-eight Americans at Balangiga, Samar. October. General Hughes, with a portion of the 9th United States Infantry, sent to Samar; burns Balangiga and pursues the insurgents.
land of the Visayan group of the Philippine Islands. It is the most eastern of the group; is about 250 miles southeast of the island of Luzon; has an area of 56,000 square miles, and a population of about 185,000, of which about 10,000 are natives living in the mountains in an almost savage state. The island is traversed by mountain ranges; it is without established roads, and the only means of communication between its various parts are the trails laid out by the American troops under General Hughes. On Sept. 28, 1901, there was a sudden rising of the natives, who had been regarded as friendly to the Americans, and attacked Company C, 9th United States Infantry, near Balangiga. The natives surprised the troops while the latter were at breakfast, fought them with bollos, captured all the stores and ammunitions of the company and nearly all the rifles, and killed forty-eight members of the company. The last previous intelligence from Samar was under date of July 27, 1901, which n
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), San Juan Hill (search)
heir troops throughout the charges, handling them admirably. At the end of the battle Lieutenants Kane, Greenwood, and Goodrich were in charge of their troops, immediately under my eye, and I wish particularly to commend their conduct throughout. Corporals Waller and Fortescue, and Trooper McKinley, of Troop E; Corporal Rhoades, of Troop D; Troopers Albertson, Winter, McGregor, and Ray Clark, of Troop F; Troopers Bugbe, Jackson, and Waller, of Troop A; Trumpeter McDonald, of Troop L.; Sergeant Hughes, of Troop B, and Trooper Geieren, of Troop G, all continued to fight after being wounded, some very severely; most of them fought until the end of the day. Trooper Oliver B. Norton, of Troop B, who with his brother was by my side all throughout the charging, was killed while fighting with marked gallantry. Sergeant Ferguson, Corporal Lee, and Troopers Bell and Carroll, of Troop K, Sergeant Dame, of Troop E; Troopers Goodwin, Campbell. and Dudley Dean, Trumpeter Foster, of Troop B, and
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Socialism, (search)
ton Hall, N. Y.April 4, 1844 Brook farm, established in 1842, adopts the principles of Fourierism1844 The Phalanx succeeded by the Harbinger, and published at Brook FarmJune 14, 1845 Erick Janson forms a Swedish colony of Pietists and Separatists at Bishop Hill, Ill. (incorporated in 1853)1846 Decline of Fourierism in the United States marked by the Greeley-Raymond controversy,Nov. 20, 1846, to May 20, 1847 Oneida community established1847 Christian socialism, under Kingsley, Maurice, Hughes, etc., arises in England about1850 Ferdinand Lassalle founds the German Social Democratic party1862 Universal German Laborers' Union, under the leadership of Lassalle, formed at LeipsicMay 23, 1863 Delegates of all nations in St. Martin's Hall, London, form the International Workingmen's AssociationSept. 28, 1864 Band of disciples of Lassalle organized in New York1865 Universal congress, for advancement and complete emancipation of the working-classes, at Geneva, SwitzerlandSept. 3,