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OWN STORY OF HIS LIFE THE NEW-YORK TRIBUNE announces for publication every week, beginning Sun? day* April 13th, a series of papers by Theodore Roosevelt, under the title 11 Some Chapters of a Possible Autobiography," which are certain to be of in? tense human interest. They will be not only of national, but of international impor? tance in their interpretation of a personality which during many years has probably at? tracted more widespread attention in newspapers, periodicals and among the people than any other single personality of the present day, The world knows Mr. Roosevelt chiefly as a statesman and public servant, as an orator and soldier and writer. Only a few know him as a private citizen, and many of the personal experi? ences that have helped to mould his remarkable career are known only to his close friends and co-workers. In these papers Mr. Roosevelt will talk with greater intimacy than he has on the platform, in his books, or in his editorial writing, and the American people, as well as the greater public, will learn about his experiences, his philosophy of life, and so much of his achievement as will illustrate why he has come to hold the views he now holds, and what he believes can be taught thereby to others. They will meet him at close range. Mr. Roosevelt, coming to the Presidency after his stirring EXPERIENCES IN THE SPANISH WAR, took the initiative in many? of the most important events of our time; ?both national and international. These articles give him for the first time a unique opportunity to tell the history of these I events as he saw them. The prosecution of criminal trusts, THE 8ETTUNG OF THE E?SSO-JAPANESE WAE, THE INCEPTION OP THE P?NAMA CANAL. THE VOYAGE OP THE AMEEICAN FLEET AROUND THE v.'OELD?these are examples of the kind of public events from which Mr. Eoosevelt may choose subjects for narrative and com? ment. There are many things which Mr. Eoosevelt has learned, not from books or from what others have told him, but at &S? hand?from life itself. He was, for instance, a delicate and rather timid boy. He acquired health and courage by outdoor life and exercise. He ?ai a ranchman in the West, and one rea son why he knows his fellow - Americans is to he found in the companionship he had with the sturdy cow punchers of the old frontier. He has some strong convictions about social conditions. These he developed as a consequence of his experi-; enees as legislator and as Police Commissioner, when he saw what those social conditions meant to living; t men and women whom he person? ally knew. So through his life?as a boy on Long Island, as an undergradu? ate at Harvard, as a ranchman in Montana, as a member of the New York Assembly, as Civil Service Com? missioner, as Police Commissioner of New York City, as Assistant Secre? tary of the Navy, as Governor of the State of New York, as Vice-Pres ident of the United States, as Presi? dent, as an Army officer, hunter, naturalist, student of history, editor ?he has always been a learner as well as a leader. In these papers, beginning Sun? day, April 13th, Mr. Roosevelt will tell some of the things he ha?! BBssssssss?sssssI learned and how he has learned them, tell? ing them primarily with a view to the help that may there? by be given. This au? tobiography will af-! ford keen satisfaction and high inspiration to the young people of the country, who are all especially in? terested in personal narrative of active achievement. These papers will be fully illustrated with portraits, fac-sim ilies of various docu ments, pictures of buildings and locali? ties, and other appro? priate matter. They will be re? plete with interest to the student of history as well as to the lover of the strenuous life. i In short, they will eminently satisfy every reader.