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1906 Excerpt: ...de Cuba surrendered, July 17, 1898. Schley inquiry
ordered, July 26, 1901; began, Sept. 20; ended, Nov. 7; verdict
announced Dec. 13. Sergius, Grand Duke, assassinated, Feb. 17 1905.
Servia, king and queen of, assassinated, June 11, 1903. Sbah of
Persia assassinated, May 1, 1896. Simplon tunnel completed, Feb.
25, 1905. Spanish-American war began, April 25, 1898; peace
protocol signed, Aug. 12, 1898; Paris peace treaty signed, Dec. 12;
peace treaty ratified, Feb. 6, 1899. Steel workers' strike began,
Aug. 10. 1901. Stone, Ellen M., captured by brigands, Sept. 3,
1901; released, Feb. 23, 1902. Transvaal republic annexed to Great
Britain, Sept. 1, 1900. Utah admitted as a state, Feb. 4, 1896.
Valparaiso earthquake, Aug. 16, 1906. Venezuelan blockade by
England. Germany and Italy began in first part of December 1902;
ended, Feb. 13, 1903. Vesuvius, great eruption of, April 1-10,
1906. Victoria, queen of England, died, Jan. 22, 1901. Wilhelmina
proclaimed queen of Holland, Aug. 31, 1898. Windsor hotel, New
York, burned, March 17 1899 World's Fair in Chicago opened. May 1,
1893; ended, Oct. 30. 1893. Wyoming admitted as a state. July 10,
1890. Yalu, battle of, Sept. 17, 1894. PROCEEDINGS AGAINST TRUSTS.
The prosecution of cases brought against trusts, railroads and
other corporations for violating the Sherman, Elkins and similar
federal and local laws against acts in restraint of trade was
greatly assisted by a decision of the United States Supreme court
announced March 12, 1906. It was in effect that in proceedings
under the antitrust laws witnesses could be compelled to testily
and that books and papers required must be produced. Suits begun by
the federal and local authorities in 1904 and 1905 were vigorously
prosecuted and many new ones instituted in various...
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