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THE DAY BOOK
- 500 S. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 2, No. 15 Chicago, Tuesday, Oct "15, 1912
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THEODORE ROOSEVELT, SHOT BY LUNATIC,
RESTING EASILY AT MERCY HOSPITAL
"Colonel Roosevelt is resting
easily. The bullet wound is irrthe
chest wall. It did not strike any
vital organ. The point of en
and one inch below the level of
the right nipple. There is no evi
dence that the bullet penetrated
the lung. The colonel's tempera
ture is 98.8. His pulse is 92. His
respiration is normal. General
condition2 is hopeful, but. the
wound is so serious as to demand
absolute rest for a number of
"John B. Murphy,
"Arthur Dean Bevan,
"Scurry I. Terrell,
"R. G. Sayle."
This is the latest bulletin given
out by the physicians in attend
ance on Col. Roosevelt this afternoon.
CoL Theodore Roosevelt is in
the Mer9yV Hospital suffering
from a bullet wound an the'chest
He is resting easily, and, while
the wounds serious, he is ex
pected to live.
Roosevelt -was shot by J6hn
Schrank of New York in Milwau
kee last night.
Schrank is a lunatic. He plead
ed guilty to shooting. Roosevelt
in the Milwaukee district court
today and was bound over to the
next term of the municipal court
in $5,000 bonds
Schrank says that he is npt
sorry he shot Roosevelt, and that
he only wishes he' had killed him.
The latest report from the
Mercy Hospital is that Roosevelt
is rapidly recovering and that he
is sitting up in bed reading a
cauley. Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt,
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Ethel
Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt
Longworth all are on thehjway
The shootin gof Roosevelt oc
curred in front of the Gilpatrick
Hotel, Milwaukee, shortly after S
o'clock last night.
Roosevelt left the hotel and
climbed on the running board of
He was-starting for the Audi
torium Hotel, where he was
scheduled to deliver a speech.
There was a crowd of thou-
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