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50Q S. PEORIA ST.
Vol. 2, No. 18 Chicago, Friday, 'Oqi 1$; 1912
.TEL. MONROE 353
ROOSEVELT, OUT OF SANGER, AGAIN TAKES CHARGE
OF PROGRESSIVE CAMPAIGN
Colonel 'Theodore Roosevelt
"has passed the crisis in safety.
'Shortly after 1 o'clock today he,
attending physicians said they
,were so pleased with bis condition
that they werenot" going to issue
San official afternoon bulletin.'
' - Mercy Hospital, Oct.-18. Ted
fdy si feeling bully today. He is
feeling so bully that he wants to
eat steaks several large, juicy
. That he did not eat any such
steaks isn't the Colonel's fault at
all. He ordered them, but Mrs.
'Roosevelt said no. " '
Teddy grinned when he was
brought eggs and toast Jristead of
'steak- He looked atTMrs. Roose
'velt. She smiled and shook her
"Well," remarked the Colonel,
''if I didn't know who was-boss
before, I certainly do npw." .
' The ColonelVfirst caller today
"wap Hiram Jphnson, governor of
for ffce Garrick theater, where he
atfdressed a big aiidience.
During his speech, 'Johnson
said that Rooseveli was "the big;
gest two-handed fighter the na
tion has ever "known!
There was much" trouble in the
hospital just before the arrival of
Johnson. . ,
- The 'Colonel demanded, that his
trousers be brought to him.
"I want to meet Johnson on my
two feet like a fighting mdh," he
physicians, nurses, and Mrs.
'Roosevelt promptly vetoed the
'idea of the Colonel getting up.
Roosevelt probabjy. will leave
Chicago- for his home Tuesday
From then on he intends to be in
active cornmand of ,tHeProgres
sive campaign. . "
It improbable that the Colonel's
doctors will refuse to allow him to
make mofe than one speech be
fore election day, but Te'ddy al
ready has made all arrangements
to meet and consult with the Pror
gressive leaders in the meantioiej.
Gov. Johnson was askjed to
comment on? ' the shoQtujfjj qf
josevelt today: He refused to
'4o '"But he added. Awhile
im;na prophet, you can say fon
The Colonel sat up to meet'
Tohnsori, and the 'two discussed'
'campigr plans eagerly for near-wfoso
ly an hour.
Johnson4 then left Jshe'jftbspilMmfc that'alj the signs I &ve seeit