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THt TJMt5;b?SP*TtH jlRVKC FlAc
JANUARY 7, 1919
Thousands of Citizens Give
Him Welcome to Capi- |
tal of Piedmont.
American Executive Plans to Re
turn to France After
Coming Home.
Tc,'s ''cople of Milan Social Struc
ture Rests on Working Peo
ple of World.
TL'Jtrv "?'r a ?N?-rUV!'1 l
. , <*AL>. January 6. ? Presi
to Palv bv t0"d,ay uol]"fl UJ> his visit
.V ? ;i ,0Ur ?r Turin, which
?noll,ei' tumultuous welcome
?m?v. V hearty as the erecting* he
. Oenoa and Milan \lto
5r"5"yh0"'CVer' ,hc
Again thousands of persons nnokori
oY--vri^t\^d rc,u the a7rH? Uh shouts
or \ iva Wilson. God of Peace*" an,I
similar expressions. nU
l?^llf,t.cr1 * round of receptions, which
ncluded :lte freedom of the city be
l iff upon h,m- ^ luncheon
at which the cardinal was present in<J
where the President made a speech
: visit to the university, where
i dr-sreo was conferred upon
him, I resident Wilson an<l his nartv
departed for Paris, where the? are die
Vu to-morrow morning.
I'r.i'LnTu-'i Picturesque feature of
resident Wilsons visit here wan t?>?
more than 1.0UO Mayors
2reeV Mm a"*ri ,OW!,s ln ^'edmont to
h A r! 'hey came from the hills
cverv !|Miin1rft,P valleys, and virtually
renr?JL.i. r0ss"'il',s community was
Td ,f ;,aV'fl1 ;,s lh* lar?" <'Hies.
<?*<-11 or the Mayors wore a sash of
the national colors Thev represent"
.n^.lk, of Ulr .. vVry eonilItloij
M-i< <i.a.ssi;m or sociH'i'v
There were among them prosperous!
!'? nkers. merchants, cultured "iadTng
citizens. shy countrymen, typical vil
l?lf? blacksmiths and artisans each
munfty.nt lhc heart of com
. . '"he Mayors passed before the Pres
, " i,ln!,0n8 ,"nc; a"d c*<-'h received
? s?mile and a hand clasp. The ?ame
,f ^m .0nr accorded all of them?
U , e ,MV?rs were BO al,y that
when thej looked in through the door
brilliantly lighted reception
looii they had to be drufCRcd iraida
by their friends. Some of themTflabfedf
, i?"iUn^ Wr"!den1, Others benfj
lh< ii I.neea In low hows. One of the
men, as he passed the President, rnut
ored the only Knglish worda spoken
? Good dnv, Mr. Wilson " ^ "
posters and pictures of President Wil
son. together with quotations from his
speeches, which could be particularly1
sppl en to Italy's position .
j I'llKKPOJI OI-" flTV
/nKSTOWEi) ox mSi
n'n,e . .L'rrMdr,nl ,ca|lrd at the City
llall. where the freedom of the citv
u hh| bestowed upon him. Ilc then pro
ceeded to the Itoyal Palace, where he
receded delegations. going thence to
l..? Sea la. where he dined and where
it was hoped ho would attend the
opera. While he was at the palace
the great siuare before the cathedral
loVc&T* ,hat the cathct?r?l had'
iTh,\ '\n,erl.(,*n secret service men de
clared they had never taken anv 'Pres
ident through such scenes of demon
w"i e0,lh?er ihrn"Kh S'"'h prPat crowds.
JL , h* throngs were orderly thev
neetned simply wild with enthusiasm
J 're s id e 'ft"'n c ll ?owd ncar^to^
itrrftMoaUal ?S?i
ffllt Vr"e,":Ky
".Vrirsus? I
iacic enjoyment of the apec
the 'nany Incidents of the visit
perhaps the most touchinc w at th->
.vi!l'h5D?eS?n^<3,0hi;, ?.'?$,i
plimented I am by your com nlr n ni?"
?-on to give me this greetkic I
K5""iiif I .ml"!
myseff I w-2 .a.KrnPloils welcome to
.hat we may all w'or^together'' for
,.Tu? ? ,, MA.W S.MAI,!, \ATlO\S
no\Tof is not coinK to consist
now or treat empires. It is jroinir to
consist for the most p.-,rt of "mal?
;;o^?apb^rn,ij\^n"11,0 <>nV thing
is the ;kn^];!d^^a^SS
,at .'J1,'' fairly. That is the
:5v, S I 'rh,? w?rUl has already
own tn.it Its proprro.ss In iiidu<tri'il
ir ,,'nnnrt, lra,1? with people whom
>ou do not trust and who do not trus"
P.- 'do.^'encl?H.ISis' a^l'eHeWf1 *i
fyl-r 1 hn t these Meals are susf,'i S
, !!n?lveoVf IL*,V, an" '?? " won.
,,J. l". "??'!> of iieonle such as vou
h; ?? in the -rent city of Milan It Is
. IhoVi"'1 onco,,rnprement
Itl 1 , '"V, 1 r^*t urn to Paris
111 ? ii.f' ii> the coiin"ll that will
'. ' r-i.ne the items of the peace I
t.rink you with all my heart."
no.voit to i>itiosini:vr
I Hv Associated Press. 1
CIONOA, Sunday. January ? |n j,ls
Mieech here to-day In front of the
statue of f.olumbus. President Wilson
\if T. ns n sanctuary for
America lie was deeply touched he
Raid bv the Rift presented to him of
the vorkrf of Maxzinl and cojiies of tu
oftheclVv Vol,nn,H,St Th0 studeiit <.
w.i.i e VU? presented the President
rtenV " ."{"''ft S cap which Hie Presi
dent .old them he would bo "treatIv
honored In wearing. h IJ
Mr Wilson's vl?P oT th-ee hours In
.enoa was marred by a tropical down
pour of rain, which drenched the Pres
ident. and all of his partv. The streets
were soaked and torn and finnn?,i ,,
the wind. Nevertheless 7 e P?eP,iLi'
to"fiih'K f"" pr?frain. Including
a visit to the monumentR of Pninmhi..
and Mazzinl. and the cUy haII?'There
he was given a reception. rC
Whatever arrnngements might have
be<;n made to receive the President
wero dissolved on his arrival, with
Continued on Ton tlx Peurol^
Some of Famous Phrases
Originated by Roosevelt
l-'nmotiw phraac* originated by j
Colonel Huo?rveil :
"Speak softly nnd carry a big
*t li-k."
"Jly hat'n In the ring."
"I'm for tlic *u?iiire ileal."
"Wr foiiRlit nt ArninBcddoii.''
"'I'bc Ananias Club."
"The ltl\er of l)oubt."
"Nature fnker*."
"Malefactor* of jcreat nfiillli.''
"The short and urIj- >vord."
"Tile dlmplf life.*'
"The strenuous llfe."?
"Jlenten to n frnzsle."
"I,Ike Klnc Aunt;. 'stepping
softly.' "
"Pussy footer."
Terma npplled to Colonel lloose
vclt by III* friends nnd ndmlrern
"The Itouzli Itlder" (Mpnntsh
Amerlcan War).
"The null Moose" (Hull Moose
"The American Wsrnlok'1 (at the
time when he made Tnft President).
"The Great Advertiser" (at the
time he went the American fleet
around the world).
"Havana Tumbu'' *of African llon
linntlng fame).
"T. II."
"The Colonel."
People of Germany Already Regin
uing to Sigh for Restoration
of Imperial Regime.
Amsterdam Dispatch Says Socialists
Are Only Persons Who Are Satis
fled With Present Conditions.
Plight to Holland Being Excused.
AMSTERDAM. January 6.?A strong
movement lis developing- In Germany
to replace the ex-Kalser on the throne.
All non-Socialists newspapers are re
ferring to him not as the "ex-Kaiser,"
l,ut as "Kaiser Wllhelm."
Addresses of aymjiathy have been
circulated throughout. Germany lor
.signatures to be sent to his oxllc nt
Ainorcngcn on January 2", Wilhelm's
t birthday.
Tiie Deutsche Tages Zcitung (Count
zu Kcventlow's Pan-German orpa;i) is
agitating for the creation of a Hohon
zollern state. Handsomely i>aid bandy
of propagandists are preaching in the
"Compare Germany under Wilhelm
| and Germany under Kbert."
They prodlct epidemics, foreign oc
cupation and bad crops unless the
Kalncr returns. Many Hollander* and
other neutrals returning from Germany
tell Ol a change in the peopWtftMRfttAW
tilde toward the ex-monarch. "
! "Our poor Kaiser, wo have been un
i fair to him," Is a general saying.
This seems to show that very many
! people In Germany, having had a taste
of republicanism are already sick of
! It. While Wilhelm is remaining quii?t
! himself at Amerongen, "sick, deject
1 ed and discouraged," German public
' opinion is being slowly prepared for
| his possible restoration.
The chief .-ounts against the ex
Kaiser were Germany's defeat and his
flight to Holland. Every one excepting
ihe Socialists Is now trying to con
vince the world that the flight was in
spired only by loftiest patriotism, while
the "entente fable" of Germany's de
feat has long been disposed of by the
Socialist government themselves, so
the Imperial slate seems to be wiped
clean again.
While the ex-Kaiser is permitted
10 remain in Holland the German re
public is unsafe.
Transports Pastores and Poca
hontas Arrive With Total
of 4,000 Men Aboard.
rnv Associated Press. 1
NEWPORT NEWS, VA., January 6.
?Bringing 1,236 sick and wounded
soldiers, including 136 marines, the
army transport Pastores reached here
early this afternoon. Eleven hundred
of these men, who represent practi
cally every State, as well as a majority
of the organizations that participated
in the fighting in France, were sent to
the debarkation hospital at Camp
j Stuart for a few days' rest before
being distributed over the country.
The marines all were sent to the naval
hospital at Norfolk.
The transport Pocahontas docked
vestcrday and debarked about 3,000
ir.en, only a few of whom were listed
as casual or wounded. The units
aboard were the Three Hundred and
Thirty-eight Field Artillery, the One
Hundred and Twenty-sixth Regiment
I Field Artillery and the One Hundred
1 and Ninth Ammunition Train. These
units were trained at Camp Cody. N.
M., and Camp Dodge. Iowa, and ex
pect to be returned to one of these
points for demobilization. All are
composed principally of Iowa men.
I The battleships KantAs and Georgia,
i which have been converted into troop
I carriers. an<l the regular transports
Powhatan and Konlnger der Ndtler
lander are due in port to-morrow. The
Kansas Is bringing 1.C50 men. compos
ing the Seventh Trench Mortar Battery,
1 the Third Antiaircraft Section a:ul
three casual companies. The Georgia
lias aboard about 1,000 men. They
consist of 311 sick and wounded and
the Sixth Trench Mortar Battery.
The Powhatan brings about 2,100
I men, of which 3"?0 arc wounded or
sick. The units aboard are the Fifty
ninth Field Artillery Brigade, the One
Hundred and Twenty-seventh Field Ar
tlllerv Regiment, the One Hundred and
i Fifteenth Trench Mortar Battery and
one casual company. The Koninger
der Nederlander has aboard two com
panies of marines, headquarters One
Hundred and Sixty-third Field Artil
lery Brigade. One Hundred and Twen
ty-fifth Field Artillery and two casual
| companies, totaling 2,200 men.
House A pproprln t Ion* Committee Fa
vors President'* Move to Feed
llunjsrv Europe.
IT";*. /,''.tociatcd Press.1
WASHINGTON. January 6.?Presi
dent Wilson's request that Congress
provide $100,000,000 for relief work in
Europe, outside . f Germany, was ap
proved to-day by the House Appro
priations Committee. Chairman Sher
ley announced ho would report a bill
to-morrow and nook its prompt
Opposition to the President's pro
posal was not on party lines. Demo
crats ns well as Republicans voicing
No announcement of the vote was
made, but it was understood tliat it'
was 7 to 6.
Seizes Berlin Newspaper Office
and Wolff Semiofficial
News Bureau.
Germany Prepares to Defend
Eastern Frontier?Polish
Leaders at Loggerheads.
II / ?sociatcri Press. 1
AMSTERDAM. January 6.?TUc Spar*
tacus group .Sunday evening made an
other attempt to seize the reins of
power in Berlin and occupied the office
of the Wolff Bureau. the semiofficial
news agency.
The last tele-gram received here from
. the Wolff Bureau announced the se.z
tire of its oflice.
Private advices Lay that the Sparta
cus group occupied the olliccs of half a
dozen big newspapers, including the
? Socialist N'vrwaerts.
j The offices of she Wolff Bureau and
I the leading newspapers are concen
trated in a small area south of Unter
den 'Linden, which *:.?? accessible from
Orenienburg. c workingmen's quarter.
This is one of the strongholds of the
! Spartaean?, whe previously seized
newspaper oflices, but were unable to
i gain control of the city.
There had been intiiiintion.s that an
overturn or some sort in the German
I <;apitai was expected Saturday.
AirtDiio.m; \uah posen
I By Associated I'ruas. I
AMSTHlwA.ti, January o.?The air
drome ?t Law tea. near me city of
l'osen, was stormed on Sunday by Pol
j ish troops. According to a dispatch
, from l'osen. the German garrison and
all the airplanes were captured after
, a light.
1'olish troops have occupied the rall
; way station at VhroschmK, four miles
from Bcntschen, and have sent an ulti
|inatum to the German commander in
the latter place, demanding that he
surrender. The demand has been re
fused and the Germans will defend
' Bcntschen at all costs, according to
the Tageiilatt. a Berlin dispatch under
date oi Sunday saj'B.
(Bentschen is a town near the
boundary between the Provinces of
l'osen and Brandenburg, and is aoout
forty-three miles southwest of l'osen.)
Capture of Bcntschen by the. Poles
? would be most serious for Berlin and
all of Northern Germany. It:, .oss to the
I Poles would cut communication be
. tween Berlin and Silesia, and would
! endanger the provisioning of Frank
j fort-on-the-udcr and all of Northern
? Germany.
The Cabinet completed its considera
tion of the Polish situation Sunday,
and directed the Ministry of- War nr
take the necessary technical steps to
*atre<rt(trtWrt.<T2fo easterifi frontiers. When
prepparallonif havo been completed,
which will probably be next week,
; the Cabinet will probably appeal to
the people to form a volunteer army
. to protect the German borders.
i By A ?K.i<*tatcd Press. 1
WARSAW, January 6.?Ignace Jan
Padcrewski has found General Joseph
Pilsudski. the Polish military dictator,
will not give up his authority in Po
land a? the present time. The two
Polish leaders have had an interview,
which, it is indicated, was unsatisfac
tory. ..
Padcrewski came to Poland as the
representative of 4.000,000 Poles, from
whom he has received plenary pow
I crs. he says. He claims to havo the
| power to make loans to the Polish
, government, and also to be the repre
I aenta'.ive at Paris of the Polish com
i mis tee.
He is said to have borne messages
from the allies to the effect that the
Pilsudeki government is not to be rec
ognized. as it represents less than
one-tenth of the people, it is alleged.
General Pilsudski is said to have
flatly refused to form a new Cabinet,
| and Paderewski has announced that
1 he will be unable to work with Pil
j sudski.
I Paderewski aLso appears to be in
' favor of sending from France all tho
troops available, including Polish
American units. lie would depend on
' the morale of their presence to
! strengthen the resistance. to Bol
i shevlklsm. and to clear the political
| atmosphere in Poland.
(By Associated Tress. 1
BASEL. January 5.?The former Ger
i man army has ceased to exist, says the
Vorddeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung. of
j Berlin, as 150 divisions already have
\ been demobilized. The demobilization
of the other units, the newspaper says,
is proceeding rapidly.
! PARIS. January 6.?Grand Duchess
Marie Adelaide, of Luxemburg. the
Matin asys it learns front a reliable
source, has decided to leave Luxem
burg, owing lo the political situation
? here. The situation, it is added, has
become unfavorable for the grand
TP rtated Press. 1
BERN*. January l>.?Germany will
slowly recover from the disasters
wrought by the war, and will in time
regain its place, among the nations
of the world, but in a democratic, not
a monarchical spirit, according to
Count Max von Montgelas. former!v in
charge of American affairs in the For
eign Office at Berlin, and now Ger
man minister to Switzerland.
"This recovery." he said to-day. "will
be endlessly hard, and will require everv
ounce of German discipline, but it can
i be accomplished only in case the
entente nations give Germany a sport
i ing chance. That is. to alleviate the
blockade sufficiently lo nermlt Ger
many to pursue her fisheries as form
erly, and not to Impose sulfonating In
! dttsiriul .and economic conditions, such
as the occupation of the territories
west of I he Rhine."
Count Monteolns Is hopeful recent
changes et Berlin indicate n bee-inning
for new Germany. wMch will deflnlte'v
exclude threatened. Bolsheviklsm. He
believes th? German people too sensi
; hie and levl headed to be over
whelmed hv P?un.le?s the foed situ
; ption Trows wo-se ond s'arvatlon s^ts
in and the public be subleeted to the
alternative of dying or rioting.
LONDON*. January 6.?Germany is
about to lake diplomatic and military
mer??ures acrainst the B->l*nevlk cov
irpir.ent, according to a German official
stater,ient received here jy \v,rfclcss to
Seven Fatal Accident* In Week.
111v Avncliited Presn.1
WASHINGTON. January 1There
were seven fatal accidents at army
aviation training fields in this country
during the week ending December 21,
a War Department statement to-day
Hay*/- Four -occurrcd-at'Payne Held,
West Point, MIbb.
'?"* . ????j ? ?;?/.
Names of Generals Pershing and
Wood Arc Mentioned as
Believe Selection of Military Man
as Candidate Will Add
Strength to Tickct.
Vi'ASIII.N'fjTOX, January C.?"Upon
v> ho:u will fall the mantle of Roose
velt's leadership of the Republican
This question was fif(|uenlly asked
to-day in tin* halls of the Capitol ami
In other public places. Although it
had l>een known for some time that .
I.clonal It'jobcvolt was 111. there was
no reason to believe the end was so .
It was confidently expected that he
; had a Rood many years to live, ami
Republicans generally conceded that if !
he did not become their nominee for
the presidency in 1920. at least his
word and counsel would go a long way .
toward deciding who the nominee .
, should be.
.'Sven among those members of the
party inclined to harbor revenue for I
the Progressive walkout, from the 1012
convention it was pretty well rceos- ,
nized that Colonel Roo'sevrlt would :
have to be heard and that the n>ini- ,
nee would have to be acceptable to
wkiu: itr.\m to iiami
It has even been said that Senator
Penrose, of Pennsylvania, who guided
the "steam roller" over the Colonel and
his followers at the Chicago conven
tion. was ready to hatn; the nomina
tion next year to Roosevelt if lie would >
1 accept it. Senator Lodge, of Mas
sachusc-tts, who presided over the plat
form committee in that convention,
also swung around to firm friendship
! for the Colonel.
In the gossip to-day on the subject ,
t of Roosevelt's successor as leader of !
the party, three names stood out with \
prominence. First among the three is !
the name of General John .1. Pershing. |
Then comes General Leonard A. Wood, i
who for a brief time loomed as ;i i
i "dark horse" at the Chicago conven
; tion of 1016 which nominated Justice
1 Hughes. ,
The policy of selecting a military;
man as leader of the party has hecil
impressed upon those who" guide the
party's affairs at this end. General
Pershing, it is recognized, would be a
candidate of strength and power. The
only question agitating the minds of
the party leaders here is whether the
general has any intention or inclina
tion to go into politics.
i i*Kns|UNc; iiAn \o time
' "Jt has been pretty definitely settled
that Pershing's leanings are toward
j the Republican Pgrty. although he has
i{?een A.SQldlcr^jBo long that', lie hasn't
J had much time to bother with polMWm
n candidate of thr Republican or
nny other party, which, of course.
| would eliminate him from considera
tion in connection with the partv lead
General Wood's experiences In the
present war have won him a large
amount of sympathy. Republican lead
j ers claim, and they may turn to him
| in the event General Pershing stays
out of it.
| Warren G. Harding. Senator from
(Ohio, is the third leading figure in the
! discussions of party leadership, lie
: made the keynote speech at the last
i Republican convention, and although
i at that time was generally looked upon 1
j a."/ one of the "old guard," his opinions
on many matters have changed, and
! now it i* said the Progressives would
: have no trouble in reconciling their
; political consciences with his leadcr
I ship. ,
It is understood that men like Sena
tors Watson, of Indiana: Borah, of
Idaho; Curtis, of Kansas, and Kenyon.
of Iowa, are willing to take up Hard
j ing as the legatee of Roosevelt, and
that others among the Progressives |
, would follow suit.
| ?
Delegation of .lien A Initn Ministry of
.Munition* nnd Present*
LONDON. January 6.?A detachment ,
; of army service corps men training j
in a London suburb broke camp to
| day, commandeered a dozen motor lur
ries and drove, to Whitehall, where ;
; they sent a deputation o,f six men to
i visit the Ministry of Demobilization.
The conference resulted in the. dis
i patch of a ministry official to the camp
; to investigate the men's grievance,
i The ministry promised there would
: be no punishment of the temporary do- 1
; serters. t<
Several thousand British soldiers
stationed at Shoreham marched Into
Brighton to-day to protest against the
delays in_ the British demobilization,
the Kvening News learns from its
Brighton correspondent.
The Mayor of Brighton promised to
communicate the soldiers' grievances I
I to the War vOfllce, whereupon the !
j demonstrators disperse.?.
! Brighton is the principal seaside re
j sort in England, in the County of
Sussex, on the lOnglish Channel, f'ortv
| seven miels south of London. Shore- 1
i l am lies six miles west of Brighton.
Billy Sunday
MOND on January 12th. and each
afternoon and evening for six
weeks will thrill thousands with
those startling sermons which
have brought so many to his fa
lish a Billy Sunday Sermon each
morning. Fullest reports of the
previous day's meetings, of Ma
Sunday, the music, the great
crowds and the many Interesting
sidelights of this wonderful cam
paign will be printed each day.
DISPATCH for the period of this
campaign .should subscribe with
out delay, cither through their
newsdealer or direct to Tho
Times-Dispatch. The cost for a
six weeks' mall subscription 13
SI.35. and remittance should ac
company tho order. For local
carrier delivery, phone Ran
dolph 1.
The Times-Dispatch*
? . *- Vi'!
Theodore Roosevelt
I/cniiic .'iiid Trot/ky Scud .$."5(10,000
to Push Movement in
Xcw Vork.
HOPK TO ABSOIll? 1. \V. W.
Serrct Meetings Have Been Hchl for
Months, Kmling in Three-Day
Open Convention Which Is Now ilt
1 Itv /micllllwl I'lOf'.l
NKW YOltK, January (!.?Depart
ment of Jtislicc agents in New York
who have \>ocn watching tlerman su
pects in this city have boon assigned
to the- work of frustrating 111 o acti
viI ii > of live groups of Molshevikl
which have o.stii hlished headqua rl era
here, it was announced to-night. The
spread of IJolsheviUism was admitted
to have become "alarming."
O'oiucidentally, Alfred I,. Decker,
deputy State a I torney-gencraI. de
clared that lii.s department has Un
carthed evidence that secret agent:*
of l/nme and Trotsky have reached
this city with a fund of nearly $.'.no,
000 ' to he used for propaganda pur
Tiiese agents, it was said, have been
circulating in workshop.* and fac
tories. holding secret meetings, which
culminated to-day in the opening ses
sion of a three-day convention.
The prime purpose of this conven
tion is said to l>c to ahsorh into the
Holshevik movement in this and other
cities, members of the Industrial Work
ers of the World, anarchists and radical
IMans of the agitators also are said
to include a program for weaning
away from the American Federation
of l.ahor radical members of sixty-five
unions throughout the country, who
are to be urged to organize "work
ingnten's councils," under th\j Denine
Trof/.ky plan.
More than 50,000 persons here are
said to be active or passive follow
ers of the Holshevik movement.
Poincurc Says lie Wauls to
Thank Americans for Aid
ing Cause of Liberty.
trtv Associated Tress, t
PAWS. January 6.?President l'oin
care will probably visit the t'nited
States late in June or early in July.
This announcement was made by the
President himself this evening.
When it was suggested that the
greatest reception ever accorded a
freign ruler was awaiting him, the
President said:
"I must return President Wilson's
visit. I am not looking for the honors
of a r/ception. 1 simply wish to thank
America and Americans for what they
have done for the cause of liberty and
Xew Vork Stock Kxehan^e Put* Hun
on UrokerN Who liny Too
IIIv Associated I'rc.n.l
NKW YOltK, January 0.?The New
York Stock Kxebango will Instruct Its
members to discontinue business rela
tions with small brokers who buy T.lh
erty bonds without Riving the seller
a fair price. Including Interest, it was
announced to-night by Assistant Dis
trict Attorney Hrogan after a con
ference with governors of tlio ex
?V'j&Viii";..:. t?! ' .iltsSfeiiitivla/.jiV?.'-."" t-'m.V;? j'1 >?
House and Semite Adjourn Out of
Kcspci't to Memory of I'or
nier President.
Senator Martin, in Presenting lteso-i
lutIons, Kulojji'/.os Dead Statesman
as "a Truly (ireat American."
Committees for Funeral.
Iltv A."<ooialoil I'ress. I
WASIIIXilTiiX, .Ian nary ''<? Wash-1
ington, represent ing tlx- mi!inn hi
In r?r. k;hp solemn and earnest. ox-j
i pression lo-day lo I li e country's regret i
i at ihe death of Theodore llooseveli (
land lis admiration for his character
! and achievements.
Plugs on every government huilditic
throughout the United States and at j
every army post and on every naval
vessel were ordered placed at half
mast. The Senate and House adjourned
after eulogies of the former President
j had been delivered by both* Uepubli-i
cutis and Democrats. and the- Supreme j
j Court took unprecedented action In ad- j
! journing without the iruusuct!?u of:
any bus-incus. Formal tributes were I
paid Colonel Uoosevelt 1 v government i
ofliciuls, members of Congress and j
Cabinet otllcers. President Wilson was
cabled Ihe news by the executive of-|
j (ices of li-e While House. Many touch- j
! Inir statements of personal grief wore
made by men and women who had ;
i been associated closely with the for-'
met- President during his life in Wash
ington. particularly the seven years i
of Ills residence in the White House.
Tlie bust of Colonel lloosevelt in the
i Senate corridor was draped In crepe
The National Press Club, where the |
former President frequently had been
a guest, postponed its annual inaugu
ration of oflicers.
In presenting I lie formal resolutions
in the Senate, Democratic Loader Mar
tin etilogi/.ed Mr. Itooscvclt as "a truiy
great American."
"I look upon him as one of tho great j
men produced on this continent since |
j the discovery of America." he Haiti. i
j Senator I.odgc. regarded as the for- |
?met- President's closest friend in !,hc I
i Senate; in a voice choked with etito- !
tlon. said:
"?Mr. ltoosevelt served his country'
j at war, as President and as Vice-Pres- '
ident. He was u greut patriot, a great
j \inerlean, n great man. lie devoted j
Ills life to his country; he always tried J
i to serve It."
Vice-President Marshall named the:
I following committee to attend the tti- ?
Senators I.odge. Martin, of Virginia;!
Wads worth, ('aider. Johnson, of Cul-'
I ifornia: Knox, Kellogg. Polndexter,
Curtis. Harding. Saulsbui'y. Chamber- I
i !ain. Underwood. Heed and Simmons.
| Speaker Clr.rk appointed the follow-'
ing congressional committee to attend
I the funeral:
I Representative Kitchin, North Car-j
olina: Sherley, Kentucky: Webb. North!
Carolina: Flood, Virginia, Dent, Ala-j
|ltama; Padgett, Tennessee; Sherwood,'
; Oltio; Stetlinan. North Carolina: Ks- j
i topinal, l.ltilsiana: Mc Andrews. Illinois:!
I (?allivan. Massachusetts: Smith. Now,
I York; Mann. Illinois: Kordney. Mich- J
|ig;up: Oillett. Massachusetts; Volstead.!
I Minnesota: Cooper, Wisconsin; Kahn. j
Chlifornla: Butler, Pennsylvania; Mott, ?
New York: 1 licks. Now York: Chandler.
New York; Cannon. Illinois; Rodenbcrg.
Illinois; Bowers, West Virginia.
Tributes were pa!.l by acting Dem
ocrat lc leader Raine.v In presenting
the adjournment resolution In tho
House, ntiil by Rep". esontutive Kicks,
of tlie First New t irk Congressional
nintrlet, in which Mr. Roosevelt-lived.
The death of Colonel Uoosevelt
stirred and shocked the capital. Uni
versal regret at the passing of a great
figure In the nation':* life was evlden'
on every h*nd. I'_rofou 11 >1 sorrow was
tCoutlnucJ on"Second Pago.)
l> ?
Funeral at Oyster Bay T<jr
Morrow Afternoon Will'*"
Be Private. -
LOSS OF statesman
Famous Exponent of Strenuous
Life Had Been Ailing
.? i
for Year.
"l?ut Out the lii^ht, IMcake^'!
Were ('tlonel's Last
! ljy Associated Prcfe. 1
OYSTliR IAY. N. Y.. January 6vr
Colonel Theoiloro Koosevelt. tweilty
sixth President of the United States,
who died at his home on Sasanv>re
Mill early to-day. will he laid to rest
without pomp or ceremony In Voting's
Memorial ConifiUr.v. in this village.
Wednesday afternoon. He will b9
hurled on si knoll overlooking: I.ongJa
laiid Sound, a plot which he and MW.
Kooseveit selected soon after he'., left
tiie White House. w-eV;
In the words of the clergyman *vho
will conduct the funeral service,
"America's most typical Amert$an.
known in every corner of tlie., ea,rth.
\x ill ko to iiis sravc as a quiet demo
eratie. Christian cotmtry gcntlctnan;be
loved by his neighbors."
Alter prayers at the Koosevelt home,
at which only members of the family
will lie. present, the funeral scr\Tco
will he hold r.t P.': Io'clock In Christ
Kpiscopal Church. tin: little old frame
structure where for years tho Colonel
and ills family worshiped. ?
At the request of Mrs. Koosevelt,..no .
flowers will be sent. Tha.altar wUl be
decorated only with .laurel placed on-vlt
for the Christmas^ season.?ArHio, ''
fot-inan'ee wltli Mrs. Roosevelt's \y.lfiljda,
ilie-re wlirhe- no mu*ic.8nd-_no reulaJB>\
. oTil>- rtnl>1 tTrt isiiiiplc/; aorvltp . TulMtBOA
J-iPlHcopal' Church, Conducted Hy the 1
pastor. I lev. C.eorgr 12. Talhiagc.-i ^
The church, founded In 1700. will ac
commodate less than "?00 personH.-y so
admittance will be by card
illMlltlCDS ?l?-- JII?SA(il? .
, ltKACtl oystub;
?u ?
llooscvolt i Majl
?icanlsm,1?' * ;tmli
Cfihlc messages and tcleprra;
condolence, not only from
countrymen of hicrh- and low
hut from distinguished citizen*
manv nations, were pouring intoCy
Kay to-niRht by the hundreds.
press heartfelt jrrlcf at the fi'a*
of a sreat man. and deepest sympathj
for Mrs. Koosevelt. always dOvBtCIKft
her distinguished husband amCQiy^jof
his most trusted advisers. The wJnpjjS
is bearing up bravely under the shook
of his sudden death, coming s<6" fioim
after that of their youngest son. ^leu
tenant Quentin Koosevelt. wlpJ *w?3
killed in a battle with a Germ^m air
man. ' ,'i.
The death of Colonel rioos<jv$It^is
helieved by his physicians to have bejon
hastened hv s:rief over Quentln's^dn^JC'"
coupled with anxiety over the'jfejH'l
wounds suffered by Captain -j;
Titiion to iiii?i: i.hii.k -??W
lie was proud of his soldier
and their heroism, hut he was a. d't
voted father, and he grieved for?the
one who Rave his life for his coun
try. ns well as for the other who'waa
wounded. lie bill his suffering from
the wi-rhl, however, in the hope'tluit
lie might set an example for
fathers and mothers who nao; s^v.$i
their sons to the nation
To tie last Colonel
been preaching "Aineric
few realized that hlt> health had . l?.r'ill
shattered. It was believed the rugged
const it ut pjn which had :;toud i>iin *XJT
such sood stead through so many v-iaip
<f ?strenuous" life \rtDuld no^.Jnwl
blip, and that he would regain Ins
health. Ills messages of iate, however,
h.ul been delivered through the .me
dium of editorials or public . St'^la
ICven to his neighbors it seemed* im
possible that life had enceii so sud
denly for the Hough Kider hero Of
Spanish War days; the statesman, who.
as Governor of Xew York and Presi
dent. had wielded the "hip stick" so
fearlessly: tiie big-game hunter <J f
tropical jungles; the citizen wlw
preached preparedness long he/ore'-hf0
rountry entcied the world conflict."' ! .
COl.OM'.l. IIA I) XO
KoitiiitooiNcis ok i?i:,vrli
Apparently neither Colmtel Uoosevolt
nor his wife had any foreboding that
death would so soon still his aCj!'v3
mind and body. It was only yester
day that Mrs. Koosevelt sent, a letter
to Charles Stewart l>avlson, chairman
of the general citizens' committee .lilt
pointed to welcome returning rfohljcrft
(n New York, announcing that .the
Colonel would accept tho honorary
chairmanship of the committee.
It was at 1:13 o'clock this morning
that the former President died in bis
sleep, painlessly. llis death was due
directly to a blood clot lodged in one
lung, tho result of inflammatory rltqtj,
mat ism.
"Put out the light, please,'* werfe'ttle
former I'resldeht s last words.X7jj3&
were addressed to his personal 4ttepd.?
unj. James Amos, a young negro, who
had been in his service since he. lefi
the White House, and who was Hft.-;
ting at the foot of Ills bed. _ '1,
Some time later Amos notice*! ' the
patient was breathing heavily, and he,-,
came alarmed. lie left the room to
call the nurse who had been sutvk
limned from Oyster hay yeatfrrtftyf.
When they returned Colonel ItOOBO*
volt had breathed his last. They called
Mrs. Uoosovell. the only mepibrr 01'
the family who was at home. There
had been a family gathering Chn*f
mas Pay, but as no alarm was f?t?t
over tho Colonel's condition, Ihe chil
dren who were able to spend the hol?
I day with their parents had gone .Xo
different parts of the country.
noo.xkvi:i/r chi t nnKV
Cable messages were sent to^ Major
Theodore ftoosevett. Jr.. and t.aminn
Kermlt Koosevelt. who are In ijeryttft
in France, and tclegrama l# Mml N.W?^
olas Longworth, to Captain Archle,<WaO
left yesterday with hi# wife TOP 1W*
ton. where hls? father-in-law dlffl
urday, and to Sirs. Kthel I)frb/? ?.
in in Aiken. S. C? with hor twtt
iron., , , .
Mrs Hooaovelt teiy?ho?e?l t<v
husband's couyln, Colone} ?'?

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