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'tfc \A"--V EX-PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT DIED SUNDAY NIGHT \V Fact of His Death Discovered rby Mrs. Roosevelt About 4 O'Clock Monday A.M. END WAS UNEXPECTED Death Occurred at Home in Oyster Bay—Meager Early Details Men tlon No Illness But Rheuma- ritlsm of the Right Hand. Oyster Bay, N. Y., .Tnn. C.—Colonel Theodora Roosevelt died in his sleep early today at his home on Sagamore Hill. Trie colonel suffered a severe attack of rheumatism and scintiea on New Tear's day, but none believed liis.ill uess would likely prove fatal. The former president sat up most of Sun day and retired at 11 o'clock last night. About 4 a. m. Mrs. Roosevelt, who was the only other member of the family at Oyster Bay. went to her husband's room jmd found that he had died during the night. New York, Jan. C.—Colonel Theo dore Roosevelt died at his home in Oyster Ray early today. News of the death of the former president was received here by Miss Josephine Striker, the colonel's secretary, in a telephone message from Mrs. Roose velt. Miss Striker said that the colonel had suffered an attack of inflammatory rheumatism on New Year's day and had since been more or less confined to his room. The uttack of rheumatism settled mainly in Colonel Roosevelt's right .hand and Mrs. Roosevelt sent at once for a nurse in the village of Oyster Bay. His condition did not at first seem to be alarming and the turn for the worse is believed not to have come until last night. In announcing Colonel Roosevelt's death Miss Striker said: "Mrs. Roosevelt called me on. the telephone shortly before 7 o'clock, 'saying that the colonel had died early today. She did not give me any par ticulars and I am leaving at once for Oyster Bay. "The attack must have been very sudden. On New Year's day inflam matory rheumatism developed in-Col onel Roosevelt's right hand, which be came much swollen. Mrs. Roosevelt sent for a nurse in the village and the colonei was made as comfortable as possible. It did not occur to me at that time that lie was seriously ill.** Was Unexpected. Miss Striker went to Oyster Bay last Saturday to pay the colonel a visit. She said: "At that time the colonel was sleep. Ing in his room and I did not see hlin, and there was nothing in the circum stances of his illness at that time to Indicate to me that death was near. When Mrs. Roosevelt called me this morning and told me of the colonel's death, I could hardly believe it. "Mrs. Roosevelt gave me no par* ttculars of his death." It is understood that only Mrs. Roosevelt and the mirse were with him at the time of his death. The other members of the family are in other parts of the country or abroad. Colonel Roosevelt's last illness may be said to dnte from last Februnry. On February 5 it was announced that he had been removed from bis home In Oyster Bay to the Roosevelt hos pltal in this city, following an opera Sl.ni one of his ears. Soon after his arrival at the hospital he under went two'Vnore operations for the re moval of tlie diseased tissue in his infected eir, and it was admitted at the time that be was seriously ill. He remained at the hospital until March During May and June the colonel made a number of addresses, speak ing at Springfield, Mass., and in New York. In June he made a tour of* the west during which he suffered a slight attack of erysipelas in one of his legs, but refused to give up his engage ments. Early iiFNovember the colonel was taken to Roosevelt Itospital In this city for treatment of rheumatism and sciatica. While in the hospital reports became current that the col onel was more seriously ill than his physicians would admit. Colonel Roosevelt returned to his home at Oyster Bay on Christmas day, remark ing as he stepped to the porch that he was "feeling bully." President Receives Rare Gift. Rome, Jan. 6.—Pope Benedict Sat urday presented to President Wilson a handsome mosaic, reproducing Guido Rent's famous picture of St. Peter. The mosaic was made in the Vatican grounds by the nncient mosaic factory of the Vatican and is a yard square. This mosaic has been valued at $40,000. Cardinal Gasparrl, the papal secretary of state, presented President Wilson with two copies of the modifi cation of the canon law compiled by Cardinal Gasparrl. One copy is bound in white parchment and contains an autographed dedication to President Wilson. The other is In red leather and bears the following autograph: "Homage to Princeton University from Pletrd Cardinal Gasparri, Vatican, Bome." President Wilson thanked the pope and Cardinal Gasparri heartily Cor tbelr gifts, AMERICANS WIN ANOTHER BATTLE Check Advance of Bolshevik Soldiers on Kadish Village in Siberia. FIGHT IN DEEP SNOW •hells Falling On frozen Ground Spread Their Zones of Destruc tion Twice as Far as Under Normal Conditions. With Allied Army of the Dvina, Jan. 6.—Bolshevik troops, which made, an advance hear Kadish village, have been driven back by American forces after desperate fighting. The Bolshevists also launched at tacks on the Onega sector and bom barded the Allied front. The Ameri cans came into battle along the Petro grad road and in the frozen swamps that border it. The battle was fought in snow from two to four feet in depth. American forces captured Kadish last Monday after a display of gal lantry that evoked the admiration of the Allied commanders. Wounded Given Special Care. Special care has been taken of the American wounded and the body of an American officer was taken b^ck 100 miles by sledge and then sent to Archangel for burial. There were some casualties on Monday, but they were small in comparison to those in flicted upon the enemy. On Tuesday, the Bolshevists opened a terrific fire from three and six-inch guns and launched a counter attack against the buildings held by Ameri cans in Kadish. So hot was the ar tillery fire that the Americans with drew temporarily from the village. The line, however, was not moved very far and the new positions were firmly held. Shells Doubly Destructive. The enemy did not occupy Kadish because the barrage fire from the American guns made the place unten able. Shells falling on the frozen ground spread their zones of destruc tion twice as far as they would under normal, conditions. Later, under the protection of artil lery fire, American detachments again swept forward and reoccupied the town. The men engaged in the ad vance were from infantry and trench mortar units. Saturday morning word came from headquarters that the American posi tions are now about 450 yards south of the village, which is the line mark ing the furthest advance made by the Americans late in October before they retired to the north of Kadish. Bolshevists Fight Savagely. Here and there are graves where are buried Americans who fell in the. struggle that went ,on during the first advance. They are not many in num ber, but, for the troops involved, they gave evidence that the Americans have been in the hardest fighting that has been going on here. The Bolshe vists are fighting more savagely here than elsewhere to hold their positions. BRING HOME 9,000 TROOPS Battleship and Five Transports Arrive vat New York. New York, Jan 6.—Five transports and the battleship North Carolina steamed into New York harbor, bring ing a total of nearly 9,000 officers and men of the army and navy from France. The North Carolina, which is the first battleship to arrive here with troops from overseas, had among her 1,389 passengers, a detachment of ma rines who had seen: service at Chateau Thierry, Belleau Wood and the Ar gonne forest. URGE GU1CK PEACE MEETING British Newspapers Fear Growth of Anarchy in Germany. London, Jan. 6.—The past week has witnessed a strong and general de mand from the most' influential Erit Ish newspapers, regardless of politics, for the prompt meeting of the peace congress and prompt action to stem the tide of chaos which is threatening Germany because of the introduction of Holshevism by way of the border states. FAMOUS TREATY COMING UP Peace Delegates Will Consider Belgian "Scrap of Paper. Paris, Jan. 6.—The famous treaty which Germany designated as a "scrap of paper" will come up fpr early con sideration before the peace congress. This is the treaty made in 1830 when the great powers of Europe recognized Belgium as being separate from Hol land and guaranteed the neutrality of Belgium. Blast to Cost $3,658,000. Washington, Jan. 6.—Appropriations necessary to pay for private property destroyed in New Jersey by the ex plosions last October at the Gillespie Shell loading plant will approximate I3.65S.000, the War department re ported to Congress. The department estimated 10,000 claims will be filed. The board of army officers in charge of the investigation reported that it did not believe it had authority to adjust claims of insuranoe companies or those of individuals for loss of rent on destroyed buildings. HELP NEEDED QUICKLY Billion and Half Needed. The Pfesident's message said that food shipments worth $1,500,000,000 must be made from the United States to Europe in the next seven months. An international organization, directed by Herbert C. Hoover, will supervise the distribution of the supplies, most of which will be paid for by persons able to find the necessary resources.. The appropriation requested by the President' will take care of the popula tion in other districts, notably in east ern and southern Europe, which have been ravaged by war and where free dom and governments will emerge only slowly out of chsos. In appealing "to the great sense of charity and good will of the American people towards the suffering" the Pres ident said: "While the sum of money is in itself large it is so small com pared to the expenditures we have un dertaken in the hope of bettering the world that it becomes a mere pittance compared to the results that will be obtained from it and the lasting effect that will remain in the United States through an act of such broad humanity and statesmanlike influence." WEST OUTRANKS TH^ EAST Bank Savings for United States Show Big Increase. New York, Jan. 6.—A per capita in crease of 10.7 ^per cent in savings dur ing the past four years in the Eastern states, where the value of savings is the greatest in the country, was lower than In any other group of states, ac cording to a bulletin made public by the American Institute of Banking. Savings for the United States showed an increase of 27.3 per cent, a greater gain than during any previous similar period. The Western states showed an increase of 101 per cent, the highest of any group. Would 8ink German 8hlps. Washington, Jan. 6.—Admiral Hugh Rodman, commander of the American squadron in the North sea, has recom mended the .sinking of all surrendered German capital ships, he told the House naval affairs committee. The submarines, destroyers and other minor craft should be kept, Admiral Rodman said. He said the German «hips would not be needed, that they were of different typns than those of the Allies and that it would be a waste of money to pay to maintain them. THE WAHPETON TIMES WOMEN'S RADIO CORPS MEMBERS 1 .X The Women's Radio corps, an organization with but with branches in New York, Boston and Washington, is one of the unique products of the war. Their first job was to teach drafted men the radio buzzer. Their next assignment, the one they are doing now, was to inspect radio equipment in the three cities named, and six are uow stationed In each city. In the picture, from left to right, are: Elizabeth Bnker. Montcialr. N. J. WILSON CABLES STRONQAPPEAL President Asks Congress to Pro vide Funds to Prevent Starvation in Europe. Message Requesting Immediate Appro priation of One Hundred Million Dollars Is Received by Sec retary Glass. Washington, Jan. 6—The first legis lative recommendation of President Wilson, based on his study of condi tions in Europe, looks to the relief of distress of people "outside of Ger many" who are threatened with star vation. Request for immediate appropriation of $100,000,000 to supply food to lib erated peoples of Austria, Turkey, Po land and western Russia, who have no recognized government and are unable to finance international obligations, was transmitted to Congress by Sec retary Glass on cabled instructions from the President. Mr. Glass went personally to the capitol for a long conference with Democratic leaders of* the House and legislation to carry out the President's recommendations will be introduced by them after con ferring with Republican leaders. c. twmss HI Jidss., and Ellse Owen strwiit"fnn members and LABORER RUNS AMUCK Slays Six Members of One Family and Commits Suicide. Tragedy On Iowa Farm Is Believed to Have Been the Result of an Elopement. Omaha, Jan. 6. A farm laborer, William Barnes, shot and killed six members of the Wilbur Johnson family on Holman's island, eight miles north west of Little Sioux,. Iowa. He then committed suicide. The tragedy is believed to .have had its origin in the elopement of Barnes last fall with a daughter of Johnson. The pair returned and a partial reconciliation was effected, but a quarrel occurred, which resulted in the shooting. Barnes is said to have gone Jo Te kamah, Iowa, after the quarrel and purchased a shotgun and shells. Re turning. he is believed "to have fired two shots through the window, killing Mr. and Mrs. Johnson.'outright. Entering the house, he reloaded h's gun and shot the 8-vcir-o'd son of Johnson and a younger daughter. Then Barnes went to the home of Mrs. Mabel Jones, a .sister of John sen, and. going to .her bedroom, shot her as she lay in bed beside her baby. Mrs. Jones raised up as he fired and Barnes shot' her again, one charge taking effect in her chest and the other in her head. While the baby cowered beside the body of its mother, Barnes deliber ately reloaded his gun, took aim at the infant and fired. With six victims accounted for, Barnes returned to the Johnson home and entered the kitchen. He pulled ui a chair near the stove,. reloaded his shotgun, tied a string to the trig ger and attached the other end to his big toe. Placing tlie muzzle be tween his eyes, he jerltei his foot. His "body was found, still erect in the chair, with the top of his head blown off. MORE GOODS TO SIBERIA Exports Licenses to Be Issued Freely to Approved Consignees. Washington. Jan. 6. Export li censes will be issued freely to ap proved consignees for the shipment of all non-conserved commodit:e3 to Si beria, the war trade board announced. Heretofore shipments to that coun try had to be consigned to the board's representative at Vladivostok. REAR ADMIRAL VERY DIES Naval Ordnance Expert Helped Down Filipino Revolt. BosMtn, Jan. 6.—Rear Admiral Sam| uel W. Very, retired, died at the New ton hospital. He was formerly one of the ordnance experts of the navy. As commander of the gunboat Castine he •assisted in suppressing the Filipino re "volt and was especially commended by the Navy department. SCHLEY GETS WAR CROSS Cousin of Late Admiral Wounded Five Times In Seven Hours. New York, Jan. 6.—Lieutenant J. Montfort Schley, Jr., a cousin of the late Admiral Schley, wounded five times in seven hours during the sec ond battle of the Marne, has received the Croix de Guerre, relatives heje were informed. N^w Altitude Record Made. London, Jan. 6.—Flying a British air plane at Ipswich, Captain Lang, ac companied by Observer Blowers, estab lished a new altitude record, reaching a height of) 30,500 feet. Their motor stopped at tfiat height, due to exhaus tion of their petrol supply, but they landed safely. Both Lang and Blowers are in the hospital with frozen bands and feet. The latter fainted at 20,000 feet when the pipe through which he was breathing oxygen from a specially designed apparatus became discon nected. AGREE TO LEAVE GERMAN CABINET Independent Socialist Members Are Reported to Have De cided On Resigning. DARK STORM BREWING Adolf Hoffman Has Aroused Bitter Opposition Among Colleagues by His Course Toward Churches and Schools. Berlin, Jan. 6.—It has been-learned that Independent Socialist members of the Prussian cabinet have decided to resign. Among them will be Adolf Hoffman, whose attitude toward churches and schools has resulted in bitter opposition, even from some of his colleagues. Sixty thousand Catholics and Prot estants of Berlin after a mass meet ing, marched to the ministry of pub lic worship, where there was a dem onstration against Hoffman, who holds that portfolio, say advices from the German capital. Dr. Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxembourg, the radical leader, were also targets of the crowd's anger. As the throng marched along the streets it sang "Deutschland Ueber Alles." After reaching the building, entry was gained and a large number bf people went in, searching for Hoffman, but he was not found. The crowd then dispersed. Brunswick Socialists Resign. The independent Socialists in the state of Brunswick have resigned, it is announced in advices reaching here. The cabinet has deposed Eichorn, chief ,of police of Berlin, who refused to vacate his post. Herr Ernst', di rector of the Vorwaerts Publishing company, has been appointed to suc ceed Eichorn. It is reported that the government has decided to adopt drastic measures to suppress the activities of the radi cal Socialists throughout Germany. German Delegates in Paris. Par?s, Jan. .6.—The newspaper Echo de Paris says a wireless dispatch from ffa-:en, Germany, announces that a committee of three Allied officers has arrived in Berlin from Spa, to super intend carrying out of the armistice conditions-relative to German airships at Friedrichshaven and Interborg. The procedure in turning over of the air ships will be the same as that fol lowed !n the surrender of German warships and submarines. Berlin dispatches report that the agreements between the Poles and the Germans have been rescinded. Kruch witz has been occupied by the Poles, who are advancing along the Kreuz Danzig railway, the dispatches ad(K EARLY FIGURE Iftl WAR DIES Captain Rice's Ship First American Vessel to Sink U-Ccat. New York, Jan. 6—Captain Emery Rice, who commanded the Mongolia, 'the first American steamship to slnlp a German submarine, and who made forty-one voyages across the Atlantic during the war, died at the New York ,navy yard hospital of pneumonia fol lowing influenza. He was ill only a week. It was on April 19, 1917, a few days after the United States entered the war, that the Mongolian fired the first gun for America. EXPORTS BEGIN TO CLIMB Foreign Trade Increases Oyer 1917 Shown by? November Data. Washington. Jan. 6.—Exports from the United States during November were valued at $522,272,604, the De partment of Commerce reported, -s against $487,527,694' for the same month in 1917. Total exports for the eleven months ended with November, 1918, were valued at $5,584,979,478, against $5,623,377,591 for the same pe riod in 1917. LARGE FUEL' OIL EXPORTS Wartime Shipments to Britain Total 1,009,000 Tons. I London, Jan. 6.—The Ministry of I Shipping stated that during the war more than a million tons of fuel oil were carried from the United States to Great "Britain in 761 cargo steamers specially fitted with double bottoms or ballast tanks. Fifteen thousand tons of oil were lost by enemy action and 2,000 tons by marine loss. COUNT VON HERTL1NG DEAD Former German Imperial Chancellor III Only Six Days. Copenhagen, Jan. 6.—Count George F. von Hertling, the former imperial German chancellor, died at Ruhpold ing, Bavaria. He had been ill for six days. Terms "Sea Freedom" Vague. Washington, Jan.' 6. Senator Charles S. Thomas of Colorado, Demo cratic member of the foreign relations committee, said in the Senate that "freedom of the seas is a vague and indefinable term." He said the Presi dent declares for absolute freedom of navigation upon the seas outside of territorial waters, alike in peace and war. The speaker said that since the submarine has "come to stay interna tional regulation for its use is im perative." LOOK AT CHILD'S TONGUE IF SICK, CROSS, FEVERISH HURRY, MOTHER! REMOVE POI 80N8 FROM LITTLE 8TOMACH, LIVER, BOWEL8. ttlVE CALIFORNIA 8YRUP OF FIG*. AT ONCE IF BILIOUS. OR CON8TIPATEO. Look at the tongue, mother! It coated, it is a sure sign that your lit tle one's stomach, liver and bowels needs a gentle, thorough cleansing at once. When peevish, cross, listless, pale,, doesn't sleep, doesn't eat or act natu rally, or is feverish, stomach sour* breath bad has stomach-ache, sore throat, diarrhoea, full of cold, give a teaspoonful of "California Syrup of Figs," and In a few hours all the foul,, constipated waste, undigested food and sour bile gently moves out of the little bowels without gripiqg, and you have a well, playful cltild again. You needn't coax sick children to take this harmless "fruit laxative they love its delicious taste, and it always makes them feel splendid. Ask your druggist for a bottle of "California Syrup of Figs," which ha& directions for babies, children of all ages and for grown-ups plainly on the bottle. Beware of counterfeits sold here. To be sure you get the genuine, ask to see that It Is made by the "Cali fornia Fig Syrup Company." Refuse any other kind with contempt.—Adv. Probably for the Best It may be all for the best for us elderly registrars that the war end ed when it did, for if we had come back with wooden legs we should not realize it when our dear wives kicked us on the shin for an ill-advised re mark at a company dinner and would be unable to retrieve ourselves.—Grand Rapids Press. QR. J. H. RINDLAUB (Specialist),. Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Fargo, N. D. Technical. Autolst—How did you escape a fine? Motorist—Our attorney proved the constable's watch was fast. At the Parade. Military Man—"Why doesn't the line stand at attention?" Telephone Girl—"I guess the line's busy." Towels and eggs can never be too fresh. In 1848 Sir Arthur Garrod proved that in gout also true in rheumatism there is deficient elimination on the part of the kidneys and the poisons within are not thrown off. Prof. H. Strauss attributes a gouty attack to tlus heaping up of poisons where there is an abundance of uric acid which is precipitated in the joints and sheaths, setting up inflammation. Before the attack of gout or rheu matism there is sometimes headache, or what is thought to be neuralgia, or rheumatic conditions, such as lumbago, pain in the back of the neck, or sciatica. As Prof. Strauss says, The excretion of uric acid we are able to effect by exciting diuresis." Drink copiously of water, six or eigMi glasses per day, hot water before meals, and obtain Anurio tablets, double strength, for 60 cts., at the nearest drug store and take them three times a day. If you want a trial package send 10 cents to Dr. Pierce's Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y. "Anuric" (anti-uric) is a recent dis covery of Dr. Pierce and much more potent than lithia, for it will dissolve ucic acid as hot tea dissolves sugar. Hooked to Death! 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