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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 18, 1912, Image 2',
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indicate Col. Roosevelt will be
elected in Npvernber."
Milwaukee,. Oct.- 18. John
Schrank. does not tell he truth
when he says that he is sorry he
shot Theodore"Roosevelt. He is
glad he did so, and thinks his act
will go down in history as that of
Schrank spent hours writing in
his cell' today. At first he would
not tell what he was-writing, bttj
later he said :
"It is my will. I want to leave
the bullet now in Col. Roosevelt's
body to the New York Historical
society. I think it would be a
good idea for the revolver I used
to be placed there, too."
The real reason why Schrank's
bail was raised from $7,500 to
$15,000 came out today.
A motion, picture .firm tried to
get District Attorney Zabel to
stand for a picture of Schrank in
the act of shooting at a dummy
figure of Col. Rooseve.lt.
Zabel absolutely refused, but
he was afraid the motion picture
people would get to Schrank, and
offer to bail him out on consid
eration he posed for the pictures.
Strings vs. Buttons.
The mother faced her son.
"George," she gravely said,
"look me in the eye. You've never
told me an untruth. Confess that
youare tangled up in some frivo
lous girl's shoestrings."
"No, mother," the boy eagerly
replied, "her shoes are buttoned,
and. they're the daintiest little
things youever sawT
LOTS OF WAR
Lorfdon, Oct- 18. Turkish
warship reported blown up in
Athens.. Greece today declar
ed war on Turkey.
Podgoritza. J3attle between
Turkish and Montenegrin armies
at Scutari still raging.
Vienna. Reports from Mon
tenegro say Montenegro forces
are driving Turks before them
Jthrough Albania. Turkish re
ports say Turks are winning.
London. Official report from
Cettinje says Montenegrins havp
driven 7,000 Turks from town of"
' Berlin. Reports here indicate
Balkan war will soon develop
into holy war bejtween Moslems
and Christians, in "which no quar
ter will be asked of given.
Constantinople. Turkish army
which invaded Bulgaria has in
flicted crushing defeat on Bulgar
ians near Mustapha.
London. Reasons Europe is
so disturbed by Balkan war are as
If Turkey wins it will annex
territory of Balkan states. Then
Austria, which wants that terri
tory itself is sure to interfere. If
Austria does Russia will declare
war against Austria.
If Turkey loses, Balkan states,
will give slices of territory to Rus
sia, and then Austria will declare
war against Russia. -
In Russo-Austrian struggle,
Germany would have to line up
with Austria, and Great Britain
and most probably France, with