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ROOSEVELT ON HIGH ROAD TO RECOVERY;
ANXIOUS TO GET BACK INTO FIGHT
Latest af ternobn bulletin on Col. Roosevelt's condition : i Pulse,
temperature and respiration normal. Blood count dropped to nor
mal and breathing easier.
(Signed) Murphy, Lambert, Terrell. '
Col. Roosevelt's message to the American peopje, delivered by;
Albert J. Beveridge at Louisville last night:
" "It matters little about me, but it matters all about the cause
,we fight for.
i "If one soldier who happens to carry the flag is stricken, an
other will take it from his hands and carry it'on. One after another,
the standard bearers may be laid low, but the standard itself can
"You know that personally I did not want" ever to be av candidate
for office again. And you know that only thecall that came to the
men of the sixties made me answer it in our day as they did more
"nobly in their day.
"Ana1, as it was in the sixties, it is not important whether one
leader lives or dies, it is important only 'fhat, the cause should live
"and win. ,
"Tell, the people not to worry about me; for .if I go down an
other will take my place. For always the army,is..true. Always the
cause is there, and it is" the cause for which the people care. For it
i. is the people's cause. k .- . .
"We stand between two mighty greeds, the' greed of those who
have and the greed of thbse who have not. We? have founded a party
to which ajl' just men and women, rich andjjoorj who" want only
jusjtice, can belong." . r
Mercy Hospital, Oct 17. "Un
less there is a sudden relapse to
morrow when the crisis comes,
Theodore Roosevelt will he able
to take the stump before election
The Colonel passed a restless,
night He wakened at 4 o'clock!
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