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boasts brings him in $50,000 a
year, is guarded by police today
to prevent any bomb-throwing
at Johnson's request.
- Johnson boasted today though
" that his cafe had been -more
crowded since this affair than
"It's bringing me in money,"
Johnson talked today about a
"wealthy and influential white
friend" who would go the limit
ROOSEVELT TO GO HOME MONDAY MORNING
BE CAMPAIGNING AGAIN IN TEN DAYS
rv Thepdore Roosevelt will leave
for his home at Oyster Bay at
8:15 o'clock Monday morning.
Within ten days he expects to
t be campaigning for the Bull
- Moose party again, and his phy
sicians think he will be able to
' do it.
' The Colonel' is feeling bully,
and his physicians today are
. much more confident than they
were yesterday that he is out of
Yesterday, the physicians flat
r ly said they would not permit the
? Colonel to start for home before
Tuesday. When they said today
they would make it Monday,
Roosevelt sat up in bed.
"Bully!" he said. "I feel like a
''fighting cock. I could go home
- now. It has been tiresome wait
ing here, although the doctors
and the Sisters of Mercy have
'"looked after me" royally.
1 But this is the very heighth of
the campaign, and every day lost
means a golden opportunity of
'calling attention to our cause
Then the Colonel turned fo
"Now Edith," he said, 'Til be
good while I'm here, so there
won't be any reason for delaying
our start home. I'm impatient, of
course, but I'll do as you say with'
as little protest as possible."
The Colonel's idea of "being
good" is not quite the same as his
physicians'. Since yesterday he
has been in direct command of
the Progressive campaign, and
today has received dozens of vis-
itors. Among them were:
M. Larson and J. J, Hanahan,
of the International Brotherhood
of Locomotive Engineers and
Firemen, and Peter Morrisey, one
of the best known labor unionists
in the country. They assured
him of the support of labor in his
Another of Teddy's callers to
day was Francis J. Heney, who
was shot in the jaw by a would
be assassin while prosecuting the
San Francisco grafters.
"The time- has come," said
Heney, whe"n he came out of the
Colonel's room, "when people
must realize that a man commit-"
ting the crime of shooting a mart
prominentin public life isnot in-
"This Schrank chose a 38 cali
ber revolver with a 44 frame, the
regular gunman's weapon, which