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THE DAY BOOR
500 S. PEORIA ST.
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TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 2, No. 16 Chicago, Wednesday, Oct, 16, 1912 One Cent
THEODORE ROOSEVELT ALMOST CERTAIN TO LIVE
FAMILY AT BEDSIDE
Bulletin.
The latest afternoon bulletin on
Col. Roosevelt's conditions was as
follows:
Pulse ninety; temperature ninety-eight
and six-tenths through
out entire day. Breathing easier;
general condition excellent.
Mercy Hospital, Oct. 16. The
crisis in the wound of Theodore
Roosevelt will be reacHed.by Fri
day. If by that time no pus hasi
formed in thcwound, then'Roose
'velt will be out of danger.
If pus has formed by Friday an
immediate operation probably
will be necessary.
Colonel Roosevelt was, as he
said himself, "feeling bully" to
day. 1 Mrs. Roosevelt, Miss Ethel
Roosevelt arid Teddy, Jr., arrived
in Chicago at the Englewood sta
tion early tqday.
Mrs. Roosevelt looked drawn
and pale. She-was met at'tne staVt
tion by Mrs. Alice Roosevelt1
Longworth.
The family of the wouri'ded'can-y
didate were whirled by auto to
the Mercy hospital at a speed
which broke every law of Chi
cago. As the auto neared the hospital,
Mi;s. Roosevelt was seen to make
a tremendous effort to control
herself.
Before the hospital door was
reached, she succeeded, and when
she entered the hospital her face
bore her usual look of calm!
strength.
Qol. Roosevelt heard his fam
ily arrive. He sat up in bed, and
as the family neared the door, he
called out:
"Edith!"'
Mrs. Roosevelt stopped and
looked at her children. They
pushed her ahead of them, and
the door closed.
Afterwards, all the family went
into the sick room, and stayed for
several hours. v
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
arrived in Chicago last night.
,Col. Roosevelt's greeting to her
was characteristic
1 "It's all right, daughter," he
called. "It's only a scratch."
" It was quite evident that CoL
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