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MRS. RQQSEVELT AT HOME AND HER PERSONALITY
By Idah McGlone Gibson.
' My first thought when I start
ed to write this article was that
you would like to know how Mrs.
Theodore Roosevelt looks.
Well, I must say that she is
hard to describe. She is slender)
but graceful of figure, and her
naturally curly dark hair fluffs
all about her oval face, which is
rather pale, with a skin so deli
cate that it seems lighted from
within when she smiles.
Her eyes are blue, and her
mouth most sensitive; it reveals
her every thought almost before
Mrs. Roosevelt is not one of
those women who take them
selves too seriously. She smiles
often and has a great sense of
humor; indeed, one of her fads is
collecting nonsense rhymes, and
she laughs heartily over many
that have the colonel as their sub
ject. The progressive candidate's
wife is noted for her splendid ex.
ecutive ability. The dispatches
have told you how she brought
order in the colonel's room at
Mercy hospital and how she soon
established her own absolute, rule
where only the stricken victim's
impetuous will ruled before.
At Sagamore hill, she is man
ager in the full sense of the word '
because she considers it the duty
of a wife and mother to be the
home keeper, absolutely.
For hundreds of years the for
bears of Edith Kermit Roosevelt
haye been peopleof meang and
, A snapshot of Mrs. Theodore
Roosevelt; "her latest and most