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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 16, 1912, Image 2

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Roosevelt was considered' practi
cally out of danger today.
The nurses and 'doctors were
smiling and the whole hospital
air was of hope.
Col. Roosevelt had been al
lowed tones'' most of the mes
sages which have been pouring
into Chicago from all over the
world since the shooting.
The messages are from all
sorts of people, from kings to
prizefighters.
Philip Roosevelt, the colonel's
cousin, said today that Roose
velt's attitude toward the man
who shot him is most remarkable.
"He seems to feel no anger
toward the" man," Philip said,
"little pity, but a great deal of
impatience. When the shooting
occurred my cousin said :
" 'Bring the man to me. Bring
him here. Let no man hurt him 1'
"After the man was brought
before him he questioned him as
to his motives. Then he turned
him over to the police, and since
that time has scarcely, spoken his
name."
Colonel Roosevelt slept well all
night. He wakened early, and de
manded breakfast, and a big one
because he was "very hungry."
When he heard that Mrs.
Roosevelt was drawing into Chi
cago on the Twentieth Century,
he turned to the nurse and asked
that the room be tidied up.
"Mrs. Roosevelt is a good
housekeeper you know," he said,
"and she might scold if she found
the room not in the best order."
Dr. John B. Murphy, head of
the corps of physiciafts, who are
in attendance on the Colonel, is
pleased with, the arrival of Mrs.
Roosevelt.
"It's fine to have Mrs. Roose
velt here," Murphy said. "She
will be able to keep the Colonel's
mind off the campaign, and that is
what is most necessary just now."
Medill McCormick gave out the
following statement today.
"The statements of Mulvane
and King are the statements of
cads. Every sensible man knows
that men like Marshall on the
Democratic side and Hilles and
Harlan on the Republican side, by
their reckless speeches and out
rageous falsehoods have invited
weak minded men to desperate
things. One would think Presi
dent Taft and Governor Wilson
would repudiate the statements
and kick these men out of their
organizations."
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JUMP ON HEARST PRESS
Danville, HI., Oct. 15. Hearst's
Chicago newspapers denounced
at State Federation of Labor
meeting here.
Attempts was made by Presi
dent Wright to jam through re
port of credentials committee
seating delegates frm the Chi
cago stereotypers' union organ
ized by the trust publishers.
Delegate Fripp, of Typograph
ical union No. 16, took floor to
protest. Credentials committee
contrived to have fight put on
technical basis instead of on real
merits of case. Vote not yet
taken.

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