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Rooaevelt, of New York, who started
immediately lor Oyster Bay, and to
tonel's e?cretfiry, Miss Josephine
t*r. who also whs in New York.
Strloker gave tho sad news to
torld through tho Associated
el Roosevelt was visited twice
evening by Dr. J. A. Faller, of this
tillage. At 10:30 o'clock, when the
uecond visit was made, viitj patient ex
plained to tho physician. "1 felt us
though my heart was going to stop
beating," Dr. Faller had no reason to
bellovo, however, that Mr. Roosevelt
was In any immediate danger. So cer
tain was he that this was true that
Mrs. Roosevelt and the nurse retired.
1 , Ion1 PA 1 >' KltO.M HHBBMATI8M J
o of Colonel Roosevelt's New York
iclans visited him Friday, but, al
though the former President was suf- |
ferine somo pain from the rheumatism. |
ho jnade light of it, laughing and chat- j
ting .without restraint.
Colonel Roosevelt called to Saga- j
more Hill yesterday a village barber i
whov work ho liked.
"1 n> feellug bully. John, he said, j
? "but I 'sent for you because 1 don t i
V feel liko shaving myself to-day. so get
Colonel Roosevelt's Anal illness dated
from last February. It was on the
6th of that month that, following an
operation on one of his ears* he wits
removed from Oyster Bay to the Hoose
velt Hospital, in Now York, lie re
mained there until March meanwhile
undergoing two more operations.
Two mouths later he insisted on
keeping speaking engagements ar
ranged for him in many cities, and ,
until the fall continued to give from I
the ^platform his views on interna
tional affairs. , , , ?
In ? November he was forced to re-]
turn to the hospital for treatment of
rheumatism. To-day, through an an
nouncement by his physicians concern
ing the cause "f his death, it became
known that three weeks before he left
the hospital to return to .sagamotfi,
Hilton Christmas Day, he had .suffered
a phlmonary embolism, which nearly
proved fatal. , .
Ml flags in Oyster Bay arc at lialf
masi-to-night and in windows ot near
ly every store atui residence .ire pic
tures oi' the former President, draped
with'crepe and surrounded-with Amer
ican flags.
A special meeting of the town board
to draft resolutions of sorrow was
tailed for to-night, and Matt inecoek
l.odgu of Masons, of which the ? olonel
. member, also met for the same
"~~p\irpose. . , .
To-night cable messages and ti'c
:ranis of sympathy, addressed to Mrs.
Looscvclt, poured in i'? such numbers
-hat the local operator was unable
^ handle them and three more tclegra
lers were called from New \ork to
Hat him
NajVpiong the messages made public
one from Mrs. Frances K cjev?
tanTd* Freston, widow of president
Cleveland, in whloh she asked Mrs.
&*K'wiscvelt to "accept assurances ot pro- J
.Xoundest sympathy in thie? yours ami
the .country's?great loss."
**"" '^personal messages also were re
,v,f*ived from William C. Kcdfleld. Secre
. tan' of Commerce; former i.nited
^tLjRwUes Senator Chauncey M. Depew.
_;"ftJ?^TA"iar-,qencral Oorge W. (.oethals.
former Governor Colquit, of Texas, and
JOlbert H. Clary.
T? the very last. Colonel Koosevelt
was'active In the interests of his conn
,rv. xFllls program of public addresses,
in'tettded to help hearten the nation for
it? part In the war and to strengthen
the 'resistance to enemy propaganda
and-pacifism, was Interrupted late in
the 'fall, when he entered a hospital
for treatment of his long-standing ail
ments .but the Colonel redoubled his
efforts In the writing of editorials and
pubi^O statements, one of the. latter
havmg b'ien rend only last night at an
as?eh\C'lage arranged by the American
Defense Society. His last day was spent
about his home, reading and writing.
Colonel Koosevelt was preaching pre
paredness long before It was generally
believed the United States would enter
' the tw^r, and when the historic step
( was '"taken, bis four sons ami a so a -
j in-l$w wero among the first to volun
teer,fi>r military service.
Qtientin. a lieutenant of aviation.
? dlei* 'lighting above the German lines,
and?Archie, a captain of infantry, was
wntliomJ, his left arm paralysed by
I ij. WQUpd.
Utautenant-Colonel Theodore Koyse
[ veltt'Jr-. is with the army of occupa
F tiori. ii< Germany, and Kertnit, a captain
i originally with the British forces in
? the s Near lvast, now is an American
t offioer In France.
Dr. Hinhard Derby, who married the
! fori^pr president's daughter, Kthel, is
? a major in the army medical corps. i
t Wnile prominent men of the State'
r and-nation commended the statesman-j
I ship pnd achievements of the former)
* natibotM leader. Oyster Hay mourned i
I him, as a good citizen and neighhor
? called from a substantial place in the
i life 'of the village.
"He> was a quiet, democratic, chris
J t ian'yjuntry. gentleman." saiil t lie Kev.
4 George. IS. ?Yalmagfr. rector of Christ
? Knwcohal" Church, who will conduct the
* funeral. Townsmen who heard him de
f dared ho had voiced the sentiment of
I the "community,
I,1TEII A It V WOltlv AS rSl'AI,
, On the day before Christ maa when
? Colonel Koosevelt left the hospital
{ het"? to spend the holiday in Oyster I
5 Httv, Miss Strieker, his secretary, in
J nfel&klng of his condition, said he was
> in slight pain at intervals, hut ap
| pfertnlly was far from being seri
ously 111. On the Sunday previous to
his departure for his home he had!
nictated articles for the Kansas Cit-v i
Star and other publications from fll
?V;"M* until I! 1-'. M. lie ate well and
slept like a child.
marked na?l been his Improvoiiient j
urider the regimen provided at the I
hospital that Mrs. Fioosevelt, who at t
the beginning remained with her hus- j
hand continuously, was importuned by i
him to rest. She went to Oyster Ha v.
returning two or three times a week'
him and bring him table deli- j
oa'iT'3 of which he was especiallv fond '
Two eenarate blood tests had been
made at the hospital, one l>v Dr. Kich.
?/I'-n ;?nd tl?e other by l>r. Il.irtwell.
both of which confirmed the diaguot-is
of the other. These tests, it was said.
Indicated that the Colonel was i n- i
tljely free from any organic disease,!
and- that, liis only trouble was thei
inflammatory rheumatism. This ail
ment was only pronounced in his left j
Iw.-'but at times it affected one of liis
hlfpdB and arms.
H?|oo<i pressure tests, it was said,
spdwed that the pat hint had arteries
EofiU man of forty instead of si\tv|
-? yfar?. ' |
iiKtiAiuiivt; m:\TH
Hia physicians late this afternoon',
gave out the. following as to his end.
? Qolonel Roosevelt had been s<uffer? j
InsrAfrom ail attack of inflammatory
rhelfihatleni for about two months
HlRfcrirogress had been entirely satis-'
factory and his condition did not give
caumx-'for special concern.
"Oil JEjunday he was in good spirits'
and'ifbent the. evening with his family I
itWlg letters.
retired about 11 o'clock, and at j
4 o'clock in the morning his
-who occupied an adjoining room,'
ed that while Colon* 1 Koosevelt
Sleeping quietly he was breathing
and died almost immediately
It awakening from what seemed
a natural sleep.
cause of death was an embolus.
"Dfii G. W. FAl.UCKO.
*^HWeal dictionaries deserihe an em
V?3T?tn an "the obstruction of an artery
dr +tfn by a clot of coagul.-it.-d blood,
or by ?ny body brought fioni some
p^hr^|' away from the site of obstruc
One of tho things that is believed
fo have contributed more than any
J ovher to the Colonel's breakdown was
| the death of hl? *on. T^leutenant Quen
|; tin Roo?eveir, the aviator. In anion in
France, f'roud of his heroic son'*
Colonel Hoosevelt bore
aer the sorrow of hla death with
ltude that was in keeping with
,^lrlt In public life.
Qutntln was killed In combat July
- i
| Official Washington Unites in Declaring Former Presi
dent One of the Most Remarkable Men of the Times,
the Personification of Energy and Determination.
[Hy Arsoclsted Press.]
WASHINGTON. January G.?Members
or the Cabinet, diplomats, Senators
and Representatives and others promi
nent in public life Issued statements
to-day reflecting the profound^ feeling
stirred in the capital by the news of
Colonel Roosevelt's death- AH cx*
pressed their sorrow and paid tribute
to the former President as a groat
figure in life.
Vice-President Marshall said:
'?J am not one of.those who have no
feeling of regret over tho death of a
man who occuplcd so largo and promi
nent a place in the political and pub.
lie affairs of American life as did the
late President Roosevelt, simply by
reason of tho fact that 1 did not
agree with him In his political v|ows
nor approve of his theories of states
manship- _ .. ,
?'The greatest safety to the repub
lic: arises from the sharp clashes of
men whose ideas are as far apart as
tho poles. This clashing of ideas en
ables the common people at largo to
pursue a middle course.
"The late President undoubtedly will
leave a permanent Impress upon Amer
ican life. lie was a born lighter.
did not know him personally, but I
have ascertained since coming to
Washington that he had more personal
friends than any public man who was
ever In this city."
{Secretary Daniels: 1 he death of
i:\-Presidvnt Roosevelt removes oae 01
the ablest of the. dynamic forces this
country has produced, lie has blazed
nesv paths and refused to he fettered i
by conventions that other distinguished |
men recognised. i
?Original, forceful, courageous, he j
was the monitor of millions of his i
fellow-citlaens. who will miss his in- i
spiriiii; leadership. . . His l*155* i
days were ?ail<Jc*mMl by thfl ilciiUi of j
hi* brave son, who gave his life for |
bis country- thil his devotion to the j
cause for which tho young man died
pave him ability to rejoice in his j
courage and in the supreme sacrifice." ;
lir.CI.AIIKS C All MIS I* t?\li OK .
Secretary UaUer: "During his long '
and brilliant career he touebed the ,
public of America in more ways than j
anv other of our public men. Ills !
relations to tho navy and to the army, j
are, of course, a part of tho history |
of those, two services. . . Taken ]
all in all, it is the closo of a great |
career, typically American, and marked (
at every point by loyalty to Aiuerl- j
can ideals, as well as by resistless j
energy and determination."
Senator Johnson, of California, Colo- i
nel Roosevelt's running-mate in the
1012 presidential campaign:
"The greatest American of our gen- :
oration has passed away. lie had a \
truer vision, a higher courage, a wiser j
statesmanship than any man of our |
time. I cannot speak of him in ordi- i
nary terms. To me he had no parallel, :
none approached him in virility or ,
force or profound quickness of percep
tion, in courage for tho. right as he.
saw it. J am mourning to-day not
only the greatest American, a world
figure such as time seldom presents,
hut a thoughtful, kindly, appreciative
Speakor Clark: "Tie was ono of the
most extraordinary characters this
country has ever produced. He was
the personification and exemplar of
energy, lie exercised his talents and
industry in many fields of human en
deavor, and in every one of them was
distinguished to a remarkable degree,
lie had a wonderful hold on the popu
lar imagim.tion and will hold a high
place and fill much spacc in American
Direct or-General Mi'Adoo:
"Colonel Kooscvelt's prodigous ac
rivities for the past twenty years made
him one of the most conspicuous tig- j
tires in our public life. We are too ,
near the event to place a just esti
mate on his lift- and career. That
must be left to the future, historian,
but he will always be. distinguished for
ono great achievement?the eonslruc- i
1 ion of the Panama Canal. This mon
umental work profoundly affeclcd the
world's commerce and is one of these
distinctive and epochal contributions
to the progress of civilization. The
Panama Canal established for colonel
Koosevelt a permanent place in the
Hall of Fame."
Secretary Glass said:
"Colonel Koosevelt was an extra
ordinary figure in American public life
and leaves a legacy of patriotic en
deavor and useful achievement of
which those who most respected and
honored him will always be proud."
Representative Mann, of Illinois, He- j
publican leader of tho House:
"Colonel Roosevelt was the most '
wonderful individual In the world, lie
was a student <>f mankind and nations
and so prodigiously active that his
influence was tremendous and bis loss;
will be felt deeply here and in other
Senator Knox, of Pennsylvania, for- i
iner Secretary of Stato end Attorney- 1
"1 am sure that those who sustained
a Ion?, intimate and personal as well
n .s otllcial relationship to Colonel
Koosevelt will to-day he inclined to
dwell upon his delightful personality
and companionship. Those to whom
lie was not upon terms of personal in
timacy will recall his humanity, rour- ;
ag.- and indomitable persistency to
advance what to hint seemed right,
and to thwart measures inimical to
the public good. Yesterday be was
America's greatest living human as
set mid his influence on American
character will survive him many gen
era t ions."
Assistant Secretary of State William
Phillips, who began his diplomatic ;
career under Colonel Roosevelt:
? Rarely is !! tslveti for one man to |
have such a personal atul itnmodia.te
influence on the lives of other men.
llr represented American manhood in
the ideal?courage, forceful, rugged*
17. 19 IN. at Chamery. France. For j
some weeks previous to confirmation j
of his death there were reports that,
be hud possibly been taken prisoner by |
the Germans and might turn tip alive. ?
This suspense added to the distress of j
the Koosevelt household.
When the sad news finally was ofll- |
dally confirmed. General Pershing (
cahehl Colonel Koosevelt, that if he de
sired. the body of Quentin would be j
removed to America. France mean- '
while had paid the fullest honors to [
the dca.1 aviator, and the Roosevelt I
family declined to accept the War De.
part meat's offer. ,
In a letter to General Peyton C. 1
March, chief of staff. Colonel Roose
velt wrote:
'?wiikhh Tin: ritui: pa 1,1.9,
Til Kit 10 I.KT IT l|K"
"Mrs. Koosevelt and 1 wish to enter
a most respectful but most emphatic
pro'.cst against the. proposed course
so far as our son Quentin is concerned.
We have always believed that:
"Where the tree falls,
There let it lie."
I ' We know that many gooil persons
; feel entirely different, but to us It
1 Is painful and harrowing long after
l the death to move the poor body front
i which the soul has fled. We greatly
prefer that Quentin shall continue to
lie on the spot where he fell in battle
and where the foemen buried him.
"Aftt r the war I? over Mrs. Roope*
vcl'. and 1 iptend to visit tho jyave
Iand then to have a small slone put
up by us, but not disturbing what has
already l.een erected to his memory
by his friends and American comrades
. in arum."
Colonel Roosevelt had bien looking
j forward to his journey ovorneaa with
I m.ngied feelings of sadness nnd pride.
* No plan? had been made for his de
parture, it was said, hut It was thought
ness. honesty of purpose, simplicity,
and, above all, the power of preserving
vital friendship."
miniTK to mo ad ntissiuuxr
[ By Associated Press. 1
BALTIMORE. MD., January C.?Wil
liam Jennings Bryan, here to-day, paid
the following tribute to Colonel llooso
"The rave qualities that won for,
Colonel Roosevelt a multitude of de
voted followers naturally arrayed
against him a host of opponents. hut
his death puts an end to controversy,
and he will be mourned by foe aa well
as by friend.
"Ho was a great American and made !
a profound impression on the thought
of his goneration. Ills picturesque ca
reer will form a fascinating chapter in
our nation's history."
To I'Korm of i*a h is
IBy Associated Press.!
PATHS, January 8.?/Theodore Roose
velt's death caiqu as a shock to Paris,
which was unaware of his illness. The
public had been expecting the fulfill
ment of his proposed visit to Franco.
J. J. Jusserand, French ambassador
to the United States, said:
"The unexpected death of one who
has upheld ail his life the principles of
virile manhood, straightforward hon
esty and fearlessness, will be mourned
all ovej- the world, nowhere moro sin
cerely than li| France, whoso cause he
upheld in her worst crisis in a way
that shall never be forgotten."
Henry White, one of tlio American
peace commissioners, said:
"I have heard of Mr. Roosevelt's
death with deep sorrow because of the
less to the nation of a great public
servant a jut to myself of a lifelopg
Herbert C. Hoover said:
"The news of Mr. Rooseveft's death
comes to pie as a distinct shock. |
America is poorer for llie loss of a
great citizen; the world for the loss I
of a great man. His virility and'
Americanism has been one of our na
tional treasures."
Colonel IS. M. Hoqse said:
"f am greatly shocked to hear thej
news that comes from America, The
entire world will share the grief which
will be felt in the United States over
the death of Theodore lloosevelt. He
was the one virile and courageous
leader of his generation, and will live
in history as one of our greatest Presi
Secretary Lansing said:
"The death of Colopel Roosevelt re
moves from our national life a great
American. His vigor of mind and
ceaseless energy made him a conspicu- j
oils ligure in public, affairs. Friends
and enemies alike recognized the force
of his personality, and the great in
fluence he had in moulding public'
thought and purpose. His patriotism!
and devotion to his country will long
be remembered by all his fellow-citi
aens, while his sturdy Americanism
will be an inspiration to future gen
President Polneare, when informed
by the Associated Press of the death
of Roosevelt, said:
"I am very much affected by the re
port of President Roosevelt's death.
11 was so unexpected." I
"After the President had left the
hospital some days ago wc thought
that all danger had passed.
"Well do 1 remember lh? dignified
letter which I received from Mr. Roose
velt after the death of his son. Quen,
tin, in which he informed me that he
was coming to France to visit the
grave of his son. It is distressing to
me to think that poor Roosevelt will
not have an opportunity to lay flowers
on the grave, of his heroUs son.
"The whole heart of France goes out
to Mrs. Roosevelt in ""inpathy.
"Friend of liberty, friend of France,.
lloosevelt has given, without counting!
sons and daughters, his energy that
liberty may live. Wc are grateful to
him. Wo wish to express to Mrs,
Roosevelt our most sincere condo
I (l\ AMPciateil I'rsis.)
1IARR1S13URG, PA., January 6.?
Commenting on the death of Mr.
Roosevelt, William H. Taft to-day
"I am deeply shocked by the death
of Colonel Roosevelt. I saw him in
the hospital six weeks ago, and lie
seemed to l>e very vigorous. He was
suffering from rheumatism, but his
voice was strong, his personality was
as vigorous as over and his interest
in the questions of the day as tense
and acute as always.
"I mourn his loss personally, and
f greatly regret it for the sake of hid
I Hy Associated Pre^s.l
NEW YORK, January 8.?Charles
Evans Hqghse to-day paid high tribute
to Colonel lloosevelt, declariing "his
greatest service was in the last years,
when as a private citisen he aroused
the nation out of its lethargy and in
difference and supplied the driving
force of a ceaseless and powerful de
mand which lay behind the efforts
which made victory in the world war
( Hy Associated Prohw. I
CAMV FL'N'STO.V. KANS.. January 6.
?Major-?Seneral Leonard Wood made
this statement:
"The death of my friend. Theodore
Roosevelt, brings to me great personal
loss and sorrow, but keen and deep as
these as ? they are but the sorrow
and loss of an Individual. The national
loss is irreparable for his death copies
at a time when his services to his na
tion ran ill be spared. Never was
America more In need of his frank
ness and courage, his honest criti
cism and far-reaching wisdom. . . ."
that if his condition improved ho and
Mrs. Roosevelt might start some time
in May or June
ROSTON. Japuary 6.?Thomas St.
John Lock wood, father.in-law of Cap
tain Archibald Roosevelt, died Satur
day night, hut the fact did not become
generally known until this morning,
when the bome W?K communicated with
in reference to the death of Colonel
Roosevelt Mr. Lockwood's daughter,
.Mrs. Archibald Roosevelt, arrived here
from New York th|s afternoon.
Captain Roosevelt was accompany
ing her when a message overtook him
on the train, which he left at the next
station with the purpose of going im
mediately to Oyster Ray.
I, ON DON, January G.^News of the
death of Theodore Roosevelt struck Lon
don forcibly late to-day and made a
?Jeep impression. It was the chief {sub
ject of discussion everywhere to-night.
The late afternoon papers carried brief
dispatches from New York in heavy
type and some had pictures of the
Colonel covering almost the wholo front
NEW YORK, January 8.?Colonel
Roosevelt suffered a pulmonary cm
! holism, which nearly cost him his life
I three weeks beforo ho left Roosevelt
? Hospital on Chrlstmae Day, It was
: learned to?day. Nothing regarding
i this approach to death hap hitherto be*
! come knowp. hut It wat? revealed to
I day by Dr. Richards. In tilling Of the
i Colonel's condition during hl? last ill
Iiritlsli Make Extensive Preparations
fur Confidential Conimunlca
(ions lift ween Capitals.
Paris Alleged to llo Discontented He
cause High-Class Accommodations
Are Reserved for Peueo Missions
and War Charities Workers.
Ja"iJnry 6?Preparatory to
the peace conference, the ltritlsh "uov
ernn.e.U has laid ton private UMephone
Miwil . 1>a"'iH and London. In
cluding cables under the channel not
| , ,,,e HVS,e,? owned bv the
1 V,, government at any point.
ivin! i?' ,re8 am' cables are covered
with lead, preventing: tapping.
1-our large hotels have been requisi
tioned for tho British delegates All
,hcSt?l?r?J,^V'?Vly en,V,Iu?'ed ?*t these
nostril Ub Imp been dismissed exeunt
uMowoIi i! ?n,y UrU,?h ?ePVBHt? lire
allowed, the purpose being: to elimi
nate all possibility of spies c""<i
ihnw.lw, V'0 ,,.ot?Us rc,lu|altlonod for
too Miitlsh mission is the Astorl-i
a? m.? lM? ex-Kal?c?" '? said to have*
at ono time very definitely planned to
uqch| on his lirst day h, iVirislmck
In l.il 1. Its manager, llerr Teissier.
Hii p iw" origin, who Ims since served
'?J'/'' embezzlement was rec-ntlv
\fier u?"\, r:mco1 via Kwlt/.criami.
Altei the Marne battle, tho hotel
iJ. ? "?sp,i as a hospital, but now it
has been renovated bv the i:riti<h
who have Installed a new telephone
system win, :;00 sets of apparatus
wm.eL',.e(l if i' il '-*ondon direct, also
anO simViar places. e,1,bussy' ^naulato
A.1110K11.'A-NS IIAVI5 l>illV.\'||;
I . J,IB. ^Il,cr'c!ins also have a private
telephone system insl.lc 3?aris con
?vel..'ifv 'i !01!1 -l bulldlngu usyd
y ^'nericans. The fact
' l"1' operators speak only French
r t I . ?\,n? ',icj,ns much trouble.
Legend has it (but last year an Amer?
if*" colonrl after spending: half an
? hi. i, eot i"'?nbor pulled
the telephone loose by its roots and
, threw It out c?f i lie win (low, whore
I upon he demanded American operators
i and a separate system. l.ntll last
j .summer 1- rencb was the. only languago
authorized in telephone conversatlons
but now English also Is allowed. The
French''' ',owcvor- ">ust bo called in
There is much discontent among the
I aiislans over tlio peace delegate.-*
??il.'i.wf ? ,H'st '"""els, ordinary
J. - privates lu.Mirlating in tho
suollest suites and wearing out vel
vets and carpets with their hobnailed
shoes or spurs ami ??spoiling" valuable
antique furniture, while millionaire
Tn?'S ar? <'U:,rlcrc,l in modest lodg
iti:.si;uvi-JlJ s,5iMi it<tons
I?"'S.J31 0rJilVatt <! some I'.r.oo rooms
t''c lH'sl. hole's aro reserved for
the peace missions, as well as for war
charities, especially American. The
lhnnT'i th0 workers havu
limited Incomes, though thev get gen
erous salaries. ll?-d f?ross ulrls iret
'"'K , francs (|i.so) monthly have
been raised from 700 francs, which
was found insutlicient to defrav their
living expenses. The grievance* of tho
l arisians seems to be that ununirormed
clients would spend more, tliu:> bene
.!'!? "lis capital's trade.
?What remains of our beautiful Paris
e(|L..,?elV.lnari* tourists and faithful
a new daily!*8 * '? ^venir.
"The allied diplomats and the mem-'
ners of their suites protlt |jv their
raw*?8-. ,br!?Pin?. tl,eil* families to
i au.s and lodging: in hotels which have
escaped requisition. Particularly Amer
Uro^stories ?e,'6at?etl permanently en
(Continued Krorn First Page.)
jhown by the many who knew the)
former Presidont personally and his
political friends and antagonists joined!
in expression of admiration for tho 1
.Men in all walks of life were cagor
ri>r the details. Telephones Into news
nnper oflires were kept busy with trails '
? from high oflicjals of"t.|ie aovernmcni.
foreign diplomats, and members of
t'ongress as the news spread. On the,
streets everywhere the anxious inter- !
est was apparent. Workmen on" a
new building' going up in the busi
ness district, <iuit to hear and discuss
the story.
_ Colonel ltooaevelt's daughter, Mrs.
Nicholas Loiigworth, and her husband,
Representative Loiigworth, of Ohio, left
Washington on an early train for
Oyster May. Attaches of the White.
House, many of whom have served i
there for years, were apiongr those |
most deeply touched by the passing of :
their former chief
?'lie was as plain as an old shoe," [
commented ono veteran in service, but '
he was ciuick to add that any order
given by "Teddy" had tu bo carried out
lo the letter. Others ?f the White
llouse staff recalled Colonel Roosevelt's
informal receptions every OJi ristmas,
and every time he returned from n
vacation. Jle would shake hands with'
every one in the reception hall of the
executive otlices.
KOItlllOlt PltKSinu.VT
.. "'Je ,ovefl to meet people." they taid,
and many a tirno came out Into the
hall on his way to lunch to eoe peo
n1? w.l? ,a<1 not h<?en admitted to his
, of Colonel Roosevelt's real con
tributions to the beauty of Washins
ton was the remodeling of tho Williu
tloyse I no executive offices were udd
f. aiJ(' tno interior redecorated under i
i his direction. lie did put allow the
new oil ice wing to interfere with the
famous tennis court, where he frc
2,u?fe''lJy exercised and which was de
stroyed by the enlargement of the of
lcea in a. siicceeding administration.
Secretary Daniels and General March
ordered Mags half-niasU'd on every ship
and short; station of* the navv and at
suiroartaniRi PmSI u"d caiup at home (itul
abtoad. Similar orders were sent bv
tiiiyi? "i ''^s'niaster-Oen
eral Rurloson, to lower the flairs i?f
IV'v sil.rL,|UnKVhrOUBhOUt tho COun -
. y Pa,,i,',? broadcasted by
??>?? . ni0"al memorandum to coin
manding oljicers of the navy. Before
War Uepartment heard Mrs. Roose
\clt desired to have u private funeral
arrangements had been made to con
sult with tne family in regard to do
tailing troops to aitend the services"
If Ypu Are Lookl.TZ"
for a good used Automobile von will
find it listed in the Autos t'or SalI
column on the Want Ad face.
It's Easy?If You Know Dr.
Edwards' Olive Tablets
The secret of keeping young Is to feel
ung ? to do this you must watch your
liver and bowels ? there's no need of
having a sallow complexion ? dark rings
under your eyes ? pjmples ? a bilious
look In your face ? dull eyes with no
sparkle. Your doctor will tell you ninety
per cent of all sickness comes from in
active bowels and liver.
t Wwardfc 9 well-known physician
in Ohio, perfected a vegetable com
pound mixed with ohve oil to act on
the liver and bowels, which he gave to
his patients for years.
Dr. Edwards* Olive Tablets, the substK
tute for calomel, are gentle in their actios
yet always effective. They bring about
that exuberance of spirit, that natural
buoyancy which should be enjoyed by
everyone, by toning up the liver and clear
ing the system of impuritiea
You will know Dr. Edward^ Olive Tab
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Roosevelt's Famoits
Message to Dewey
Ordered American Squad
ron to Hongkong on
Eve of Spanish War.
#1 Uv Ansoclutcil
WASHINGTON, January 0.?In tho
records of the Navy Department Theo
dore Koosevell has left niutiy memo
rials to his keen Interest In tho ser
vice, but none more striking than an
Order cabled to Admiral Dewey on Keb
ruury 23, 1898, nearly two months he
fore war was declared on Spain.
Mr. Roosevelt, then Assistant Sec
retary of tho Navy. Issued the order,
without the knowledge or approval of
Secretar> JiOiig. and In his autobio
graphy he described this us one of the
times when lie seized opportunities
presented by the absuueo of tlie secre
tary to lake steps toward preparation
for war. which ho regarded as villi I.
Mr. Roosevelt had repeatedly urged
that prompt action be taken to
make ready Tor war. Ho believed Ad
miral. then Commodore, Dewey, com
manding tho Asiatic tlect, should be
given advance instructions, for even
before the Maino was sunk he had fell
certain that war witli Spain was in
evitable. No instructions were sent to
Dewey, how over, and when Mr. Dong
departed from Washington on Feb
ruary :!.r>, leaving Koosevell as acting
secretary, this order, over Koosevell's
name, went ovur tlu?- cables:
"Dewey, llongkoiiK:
"Secret and confidential. Order the
squadroii. except Monocacy, to Hong
kong. Keep lull ot coal. In event of
declaration of wr.f with Spain your
duly will be lo see thai Spanish squad- '
ron does not leave Asiatic coast, and I
then offensive operations in l'h|lip|illi?
Islands. Keep Olympla (Dewey's flag
ship at M..:ii!a Hay, previously ordered;
home) ii.,i,l further orders.
"uoosrcvrci/r." i
In di.:. tissing similar steps lie took.
Mr. Kooje'olt told in liia account of i
his own life of what, lie regarded as
tin- kreal est weakness of (lie navy at
that time, its poor gunnery. He" re
called many letters written on litis
subject by the American naval attache ,
at Par's, then Lieutenant, now Vlcer !
Admiral Sinn, and declared ihat this j
young ollicer alone seemed to realize l
fully the deplorable stale of die navy
in litis regard on the evo of war.
Subsequently. as President. Mr.
Koosevell singled out Sims and placed,
him at the head of naval nunnery,
which resulted in development of tlie ?
prose111 high standards of marksman -
ship in the American navy.
City Oflleinlly and I'nofllrinlly Mx
prrhNcs liricf for DiMGnKuinhrd
I IIv Atiiiciulvil Press. 1
NKW YOI!K, .lauuary tf.?New York
officially and privately, from tho How
ery to l-'iflh Avenue, is to-night i
mourning the death of Theodore Itoosc- 1
Many eourts were closed.
Mayor Hylan seni tlie following tele
gram to Mrs, Koosevell at Oyster l|ay: i
"In this hour of your great bereave-i
ment permit me to extend Ho you in !
the name of tho pooplu of the cjty of I
New York, tho sjneeru sympathy "that !
we all feel for you. Your loss is i
shared by iho entire nation."
Tho Colonel's death was tremed at
loss to tho entire world in Hie resoiu- j
lions adopted by tlie Hoard of Alder-i
me n.
Tho National Association for tl\e Ad-1
vancement of Colored People in teso- ?
lutions mourned him as "the greatest'
friend of tho American negro in public!
t.linrtrr Insocd for Order I'inouril <o
Kmlirucc All Wlio Were
In Army.
CHICAGO, January C.?An Illinois
chart or for the Allied Army of Vet
erans was received to-dav. This or- I
ganiz.ition, Hit- Urst unit "of which is ,
said t.i have been'formed at Wushing
lon, I >. i'., plans to embrace every
veteran of the allied forces in the war
or 1911-18. according to Lieutenant
James \\. I'earce. of Washington, the 1
national orcaniwr, who is here in the
course of a Western organization trio
U*??i*l Worry
Hboiit that article you lost, a Times
Dispatcli "Lost" Atl will fltul It for
you. Phone Randolph 1.
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and endurance of delicate, nervous,
run-down people in two weeks'
time in many instances. It has been
used and endorsed by such men as
Moil. Leslie M. Shaw, former Secre
tary of the Treasury and Kx-Gov
ernor of Iowa; Former Cnited
States Senator and Yice-Presiden
}??> Nominee Charles A- Towne; '
J . s. Commissioner of Immigration
Hon. Anthony Caminettj, also
I. nited States Judge G. W. Atkin
Fon of tho Court of Claims of
Washington, and others. Ask your
doctor or druggist about it.
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?and everybody
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The farley [bmpanii
The Houiie Thnt .Made Richmond
M union I.
J... .... iMirttXi).
Kentucky Iteproaeiitatlvo Taken L?y
decker to Task for Attack on
Johnson, of South Dakota.
Only Result of Organization's Politi
cul KlYorts WaH Defcut of Socialist
Candidates?Did Not. Warn Voters
of Victor Merger.
WASHINGTON. January ti.-?Charles
IS. Dydccker, president of the National
Security league, to-day was sharply
reprimanded for evasiveness anil un
willingness to answer questions of
members of tli? congressional commit
too investigating tho Icukiic'h political
activiticH. The reprimand was admin
istered by Representative Ben Johnson,
of Kentucky, chairman of the commit
Other developments of the llrst day's 1
session after the holiday recess were: j
Dydeoker admitted he approved the'
chart accusing members of Congress
of disloyalty without knowledge' as to
whether the Information It was hasttd
on was correct or properly prepared. !
He had not even read the MeI.emorc j
resolution, which was declared to be;
one of the most important of the eight j
votes uelectud as the add test.
No similar effort was made by the I
league, lie further -admitted, to
for reimbursement of traveling ?v*
pensea for tho witnesses, the committed
decided to hold sessions In New York,
adjournment being taken until Thurs
day. when the inquiry will be resumed
in thnt city. , ...
Representative Iteavls asked Uy
decker if he did not feel a "little bit
contemptible" as a result of tho us
sault made on Representative Royal
Johnson, of South Dakota:
"Do you know." continued Mr. Jteavls,
"that Mr. Johnson left his seaU In
Congress and a wife untl three chil
dren. uno of whom was an infant in
arms, to enlist as a private soldier?
Ho foucht through the buttle of Ar
Konno forest and came I.ome only tho
other day walking on crutches as tho
result Qf a wound received iu that bat
tle. Y 6 u r ftold test chart held him
up as disloyal. Knowing of this as
sault now. don't you feel Just a llttlo
bit contemptible?"
"I have no reproaches whatever to
make against myself," was tho reply.
Lydcckur said so far as he knew
tho only results of the league's politi
cal effort was the defeat of four So
cialist candidates for Congress. Hut
he admitted that tho league had made
no effort to enlighten the voters of
the district which elected Victor Ber
ger as to his qualifications.
Ten Plnnm, I'lylnn In Squadron
Formation, Circle Snicamore
WASHINGTON, January G.?Ten air
planes from Iluzelhurst Field, Long
Island. Hying In squadron formation,'
circled Sagamore Hill this afternoon
and dropped floral wreaths around
on-] Colonel Roosevelt's home, the War De
lighted the voters as to tho qualified-; partmcnt was informed by the eola
tions or loyalty of the men who were! tnander of the Held.
running against the Representatives! l.ieutenant-Coloqcl M. S. Harmon, of
the league was trying to defeat. j Hazelhurst Kleld, also informed th??
Tho league's books show nothing j department that an airplane watch
about tho money spent by tho branches; would be maintained over Sagamore
of the league in political campaigns. Hill day ami night until the hour of
As a result of l.vdecker's request the funeral Wednesday.
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Double-breasted ulsters, belted backs, convertible
collars?$28 to $60.
Winter can't touch you.
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Fur caps.
Fur gloves. ,
When we speak of our winter overcoats we refer
to this winter, next winter and the winter after
Conservative oxfords, $38.00 to fttiO.OO.
Fancies, $28.00 to ^fl.l.OO.
Berry coats for boys, girls and women, too?the
durable, stylish man-tailored sort.
Main at Eleventh.
Notice is hereby given that the
undersigned, A. Mitchell Pawner,
Alien Property Custodian, will
offer for sale at public sale to
the highest bidder, at the office
of Ed. C. Geyer & Co., 7 West Pratt St., IJaltimoro, Aid., at 11:00
o'clock A. M., on the 15th day of January. 1 a 1, 108 hogsheads
of Tobacco and 2 29 hogsheads of Tobacco Stems
For further information concernlngl said Tobacco, or tho
terms and conditions of sale, apply to the Merchandise Df.pt-,
Bureau of Sales, ltoom &13, 110 West 42d St., New York City.
josbjph i. citi'Fiiv, A. MITCHELL PALM ICR,
Director, Bureau of Sales. Allen I'roperty Custodian*
NEWPORT NEWS, VA. (Camp Hill) \
680Horses 570Mules'
Belonging to the United States Government, all suitable
_ for military purposes, but are in excess of the require
jj ments of the army after demobilization. These will also
be sold at this sale
All brand new. Of this equipment no ope person wiU
be allowed to purchase more than twelve seta of'harness,
two saddles or bridles.

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