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R. R. COYLE
EX-PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT SHOT By CRANK
BULLET ENTERS RIGHT BREAST, BUT DOES NOT PENETRATE LUNG
DOUQHTY COLONEL PROOEEOS TO AUDITORIUM, AND MAKES
FIFTY MINUTE SPEECH AFTER RECEIVING WOUND
LATER TAKEN TO HOSPITAL
Now In Chicago Hospital Ratline
Easily and Apparently Out of Danger
Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 14, 1912.
Colonel Roosevelt was shot by a
would-bo assassin hero tonight, short
ly before eight o'clock, as hu wan
entering hlo automobile to go to
tho Auditorium to make u speech.
A largo crowd was around tho en
trance to his hotel awaiting to catch
a glimpse of 'Mr. Roosevelt, as he
departed, and tho flash of a pistol
and tho report of the shot ter
rorlied tho crowd. Mr. Martin,
tho Colonel's secretary, bounded from
tho nutomoblle, and overpowered the
assailant before a second hot could
bo fired. Mr. Roosevelt waved his
hat to tho crowd, and tho automobile
proceeded to tho Auditorium, tho
Colonel hlniBolf apparently not realiz
ing that bo was hurt.
A slight examination was made In
the waiting room of tho Auditorium,
which failed to determine- the ex
tent of his injuries, but he refused
to take tho advlco of physicians, and
proceeded to the stage, plunging Into
his speech. The audlenco beforehand
had been nctlfled, however, and they
listened In awe, Boeing tho effort of
tho wounded man to disguise the
pain ho was In. The speech was a
rambling one. Mr. Itooscvclt repeat
ing numbers of times that ho car
ried a bulleJL After the ordeal was
over, ho was quickly taken to a
"contents of THIS ISSUE
United States News.
The Progressive Party.
PAGE TWO. ,
Our Teachers Department.
Homo Course In Domestic Science.
Sunday School Lesson,
Story Reward of Unselfishness.
PAGE POUR I
Home Town Helps.
Taft Hays Third Party.
Eastern Kentucky News. 1 '
Real Progress Under Tuft.
hospital and given an X-ruy examina
tion. Tho bullet was found to have en
tered tho right breast and ranged up
ward, not penetrating tho lung, and
vwas pronounced painful, but not
Tho would-bo assassin halls from
New York, and bears tho name of
Schrank. Papers were found on his
1 person that showed hun to be daf
fy on tho subject of the third-term.
Ho says bo Is a pot, and that he
.had been told In repeated dreams to
'kill Mr. Roosevelt.
Chicago, Oct, 15. Colonel Roose
velt wub brought to Chicago this
morning. Ho Is under the rare of
tho most eminent physicians of tho
country. Tho wound Is a serious ono
In tho chest. Tho examination show
ed a tomperaturo of 9S.8, pulse 92,
I breathing painful. Tho bullet appar
ently did not penetrato the lung.
Mr. Roosevelt will require absolute
rest, and at present nil speaking en-
'gagements aro cancelled.
DESERVING OF ATTENTION
The article of Prof. Rumold will no
doubt bo read with Interest this week.
setting forth the claims of the Pro
Aside from tho regular features,
Prof. Lewis' article on "Simon Says,"
and Mr. "Montgomery's farm article on
"Buildings that Should Do Looked Af
ter," both of which aro very Inter
esting, we call attention to an arti
cle on "Business Training," by Mr.
Herbert M. Williams of 'Michigan,
that Is very practical and should prove
helpful to every ono who reads It.
Already letters aro coming In ex
pressing pleasure In tho way the
new story beglno, and we have been
deluged with most favorable comment
on tho previous story, "Freckles."
Don't miss "Tho Girl of Tho Llmbcr
lost!" Tho Domestic Sclenco article this
week contains much of Interest to the
War Actually Exists In the. Balkans
France Wants a Great Navy. Has
Money But Needs Sailors Kaiser
at Outs With the Crown Prince A
Tho great powers that havo for
years kept the sick man, tho unspeak
able Turk at his place In Constanti
nople have undertaken more than
Uioy can accomplish, It wouid seoin
In their effort to prevent a clash be
tween the allied llttlo powers Syria,
Montenegro, Uulgarln and Greece with
Turkey. War actually exist". 'Monfne.
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EX-PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT.
A DASTARDLY ACT
The entire country ia shocked ai the attempted assassination of
Ex-President Roosevelt in Milwaukee, Monday night. The act was
that of n miscreaut and meets with the condemnation of every right
minded, liberty-loving and patriotic citizen of the country.
It is a pity that the best and most patriotic and those who are
held in tho highest esteem by the best elements of the untion are con
stantly subjected to danger from weak and disordered minds.
Schrank, the would be assassin, is a crank and worse than a crank.
He belongs to a most dangerous class dangerous because fanatical,
because absolute protection and security from his kind are impossible.
Ho works in the dark. While a fool, he is not fool enough to pub
lish his intentions.
The attempted assassination of Mr. Roosevelt is trebly unfortu
nate. Personally, a man of high idealH and conscious of advocating
no measure and making no move that is not for the highest interests
of his countrymen, it may shock his faith in bis fellowmen to realize
that he is subjected to such an attack.
In the secoud place, it is unfortunate- for the cause which he rep
resents. He is now incapacitated for carrying on his campaign, and,
if the result is not what he expected it to be, it may be attributed to
that cause. While on the other hand if the outcome is different from
wbut his opponents wish and expect, it may bo attributed to sym
pathy and not to the worth of the claims of his party.
Again, it is unfortunate for the opposing, candidates in that it
may excite undue sympathy for the Progressive cause and detract at
tention from the real worth of the claims of the rival parties.
However among those, "who possess opinions and a will" the act
of a crazy man will not turn a vote one way or another.
The Citizen joins with all the good in rejoicing that the dastard
failed in his purpose.
The Progressive Part
Voter Finds Little to Inspire a Choice Between Platforms and
But the New Party Alone is Unfettered and Can Do Things
Criterion of Choice Not the Platform
So far as the announcement ir
principles 1b concerned there Is little
cholco between tho three great polit
ical parties which aro claiming tho
support of tho voters In tho present
campaign. Each of them in Its plat
form Is lavish In Its promise of mak
ing cortaln reforms In which tho peo
plo aro Interested. The trusts aro to
bo looked after and managed or con
trolled to the people's Interest; tariff
schedules are to bo revised In tin
people's Interest. Immigration laws
are to be modified to the advantage
of the people. The natural resources
are to be conserved for the people's
Interest. In fact in the' platform of
each party oil the matters which af
fect thb Interests aro to be careful
ly looked Into. So on tho ground of
platform promises there Is llttlo
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gro only having made an open de
claration and begun hostilities, but
tho others aro rapidly mobilizing their
forces, and will soon take part In the
first united effort to drlvo Turkey
out of Europe.
Most of tho engagements already
reported aro resulting In favor vt
tho Montenegrins. Thousands of lives
havo already been sacrificed.
FRANCE WANTS GREAT NAVY
Tho French government, Inspired
by her recent success In the matter
ot diplomacy, Is anxious to build a
great navy, and finds no difficulty
In gettiug many millions voted for
tho building of super-dreadnaughts.
Sho Is meeUng great difficulties,
however, In -the matter ot manning
these vessels, the. Frenchman cot
taking well to the naval career, tho
llfo being too monotonous and the
pay being poor.
THE KAS1ER AND CROWN
PRINCE AT OUTS
Much is being made over tho fact
that In tho latest photographs of
tho family ot Kaiser Wllhelm of Ger
many tho crown prince Is left out.
Tho Kaiser and his son havo been
at loggerheads for nearly a year, th-i
troublo having begun when the prince
engaged In a demonstration In the
Reichstag which was considered very
democratic. Ho has since been prac
tically banished, and no communica
tions are Bald to pass between him
and bis father.
HOME RULE DIVIDING FAMILIES
England's determination to give
Homo Rule to Ireland Is not only
meeting with opposition in that couii-
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UNITED SMS NEWS
Uncle Sam Takes Stock of His Fight
ing; Forces Knox and Fisher Re
turn Wyoming Convicts Mak
Dash for Liberty Demonstration
Against I. W. W. World's Trot
ting Record Broken Boston and
New York Tied.
UNCLE SA'M REVIEWS NAVY
On Oct. 12th, the most powerful
fleet of war vessels ever seen In the
western world assembled at New
At tho same timo tho Asiatic fleet
was mobilized at Manila under com
mand of Rcar-Admlral Nicholson.
Tho mobilization continued from
tho 12th to the 15th, giving Uncle
Sam ample tlmo to calculate his
strength on tho seas.
There are ono hundred and twenty-
seven ships of all classes from the
big Super-dreadnoughts like the Wyo
ming and Arkansas ot 26,000 -tons dis
placement down to the smaller cruis
ers and scouts. The total displace
ment being 741,590 tons. Thirty-two
battleships are listed among tho
rest with 491,503 tons displacement.
KNOX AND FISHER RETURN
" Secretary of State, Knox, arrived In
Scattlo, Wash.. Oct. 11th. He has
been abroad on official duties for
some tlmo during which time ho rep
resented the United States at the
iuneral service of the late Emperor
of Japan. Ho Is to speak ,ln Seattle
and Portland In the Interest of tho
Republican campaign before he re
turns to Washington.
Secretary of Interior, Fisher, ar
rived from Honolulu on the same
boat and expects to be In Washing
ton soon, after a visit to the Yoscm
WYOMING CONVICTS TERRORIZE
Thirty prisoners under life sen
tence In the Wyoming state peniten
tiary escaped, last week, and march
ed thru tho streets of Rawlins heavi
ly armed leaving a trail of blood be
hind them as they made their way
Continued on. Face Fire
IN OUR JWN STATE
Big Religious Convention in Session
at Louisville Kentucky Has Finest
Crop in Her History Callahan's
Murderers Run Down at Last
State Tuberculosis Commission
The International Convention of
tho Disciples of Christ began Its
annual session In Louisville, Monday.
This is the largest gathering of this
denomination, delegates coming from
all parts of the world, and the at
tendance at Louisville Is possibly
larger than It would bo elsewhere
for the reason that It Is a kind of
homecoming, the missionaries return
ing as to a Mecca.
According to the final report of the
agricultural dept. of tho state for- tho
year, Kentucky's crops are unexcell- "
ed In our history. There Is almost no
complaint, except that frost has in
jured some of the lato corn In the
western part of the state.
INDICTED FOR CALLAHAN'S
After the lapse of five months, tho
grand Jury of Breathitt County has
returned Indictments agalast fifteen
alleged conspirators In the assassina
tion of Ed Callahan.
Tho evidence against the accused
was hunted up by a daughter of tho
slain feudist, who Is said to have
ridden the -county over on the trail
ot various clues.
Warrants were Immediately Issued,
and more than half of the accused
are now in Jackson Jail.
MEETING OF STATE TUBER
The State Tuberculosis Commission
consisting of Gov. McCreary, Dr. W.
B. Williams, Dr. H. S. Keller, Dr.
Yoe, Mrs. Desha Breckinridge, Miss
Tevls Camden, and 'Mr. Bernard Fiex
ner met In the office ot the Gover
nor at Frankfort, the latter part ot
last week. Mr. Flexner was the only
member absent. The. object of tho
meeting was to examine Into tho
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