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The Evening Newspaper ! tf A v i'-ji- VJk "L ,A WEATHER 'FORECAST H
Yesterday. I ( tit v much change in tempera. H
FeHye-cond Year-No, 25S-Pr,ce Five Cent." ;. ' OGDEN CITY", UTAH, TUESDAYEVENING, OCTOBER 15, 1912' . I. ,t.ri,dsec,nd.cua Matter atthSPQrtoff.c,.bfldan. Utah H
MOAS&velf Scriouslv Vnnnripd fiv Afsin 1
jk i . . t .
If tx-President Shot In Breast at Short Range as
Wt He Leaves Milwaukee Hotel to Address
If Big Progressive Meeting
Wonderful Physique of Roosevelt May Save Life,
IS Say Doctors John Schrank, Would-Be
Assassin, Declares He Had a Vision
M Chicago, Oct. 15. At 3 :05 p. m., the following bulletin was is-
X 'Sued by physicians at Mercy hospital :
M "The examination of Colonel Roosevelt at 1 p. m. showed that
his temperature was 08.8; his pulse 92; his respiration normal. It
J Ipnins him to breathe. He must have absolute quiet; must cease from
ft 'talking and must not see any one until we give permission.
"This is not a mere flesh wound, but is a serious wound in the
chest and quietude is essential.
(Signed) "J. B. MURPHY.
)M , -Chicago. Oct. 15. colonel Roose
. volt's wound is not a mere flo3h
wound, but is a serious wound in the
;chc8t, said a bulletin issued this af
j ternooa by physicians at Mercy hos
kX .pital This statoment was made in
urn 'the form of a bulletin which was is--lsiled
by the doctors after a late ox
ji lamination of too wound made by tho
w (bullet of an assassin in Milwaukee
last night.
An hour after the examination Ccl
fr onel Roosevelt dropped into a pcaco
' 1 ul deep, which his physicians -aid
jK would be very beneficial.
fCKIcr.$ro, Oct. 16. Colonel Theodore
Roosevelt, shot bv John Schrank. a
would-be acsassin In Milwaukee last
' night, lies today in Mercv hospital '
; here, "resting oaally "
Half a dozen of tno most noted and
; skilled surgtons In Chicago, led by
Dr. John B Murphy, made X-ray ex
aminations of the colonel's wound,
and announced that the bullet did not
pierce the Jung, hut had lodged In the
'. chest. They had not planned to op
erate this morning.
Tht following official statement was
iesued at 10.30 a m , by tho surgeons
attending Colonel RooseeJt
''Colonel Roosevelt's wound is e
deep bullet hole in the chest wall
t without striking any vital organ in
transit. The wound was not probed
; The point of entrance was to the right
of and one Inch below the level of
the right nipple Tho range of the
. bullet was upward and inward, a dis-
; taace of four Inches nccp on the chest
wall. There was no evidence of the
, bullet penetrating tbo lung. Pulse 90,
I temperature 09.2 respiration 20. leu-
Vcocytc count .S2 at 10 a. m. No op-
; eratlon to remove bullet is Indicated
' aL present time. Condition hopeful.
but wound bo important as to demand
abBoluto rest for a number of days.
w Conditions Favorable.
I Medical men when shown the offl
I ci3l statement Issud bv the surgeons
f attending Colonel Roosevelt seemed
'to think conclllons n.ost favorable In
'ttheir opinion the chief danger would
Hie In the formation of pus withm the
1 'chest cavitv Ac thr bullet did not
. penetrate that far his danger was of i
course oblftted I
Eager for tup latest news of the
i. colonel's condition, a Teat crowd
rf ;gatboreJ In front of the hcsDital soon
'after thr p'-efidentiM candidate was
r admitted. The crowd grrv- ajt fie day
' progressed 'n pi'e of Its s!:e the
B throng was oiel and nothing hut a
, a indued murmur came from it as
r meBS.ngers hur. 'ed back and forth,
f Managers for Colonel Roosevelt an
t uounced early In the dav that ell
r plans for continuing his campaign
i 'ha-1 bee a cancelled Even his prlvnte
car which ho hrn usod since the start
' of his trip, has bron ro'oased
i Must Have Rect.
,f j Medical men. after reading th offi-
clal statements Issued by surgeons
attending tho former president wr
of tho o)lnIon that hp would be 'able
ito leave tho hoapitnl within twelve or
J fifteen days. With the bullet remov
ed, they said, the colonel would re
quire absolute rpst for that period to
insure 6peedy recovery
Sitting up" In bed and taking ta
and tOJSt Colouel Roosevelt UiIb
morning read a volume of essays. He
expressed regrot. St is slid, that his
j managers decided for him to give up
i- tho rst of his campalpu triu.
I TMiis was the word brought out by
1 Medill McCormlck aB he left the
I colonel's room:
I "Colonel Roosovolt is still in active
cliargo of his campulgn," said Mr.
McCormick, "though it h3 been de
cided, to his regret, that his speaking
tour bo abandoned. Ho expressed the
wish that he he permitted to talk with
O. K. Davis at the hospital this aftor
noon.V Chicago, Oct. 15. Colonel Theodore
Roosevelt with the bullet still in his
chest fired la6t night by John Schrank
in Milwaukee, was taken to Mercj
hospital here today after a consulta
tion ot physicians, who ordered a sec
ond X-ray examination with a view tQ
an immediate operation. It was
pjannedatflrat to allow the patient io
rest in his special carjfl a qilet part
of the railway n.d6' aitor bo had
been seen In Dr J. B Murphy the
plan was etoed and he was hurried
awav in an ambulance The colonel
had declared that he would not enter
an ambulance but would ride In an
automobile and would walk to and
from the vehicle Ilowover, the colo
nel did ride in the ambulance. He
walked slowly into the hospital, lean
ing on Dr Murphy's arm
A numbor of nersons were lined up
outside tlie building waiting for him
and be took off his hat with his free
hand in answer to their subdued
Pending the examination, the phy
sicians would not make a prognosis of
the case, but speed and anxiety to
got him at once to a hospital were the
order of proceedings after the phjsl
clans' consultation Tho colonel
walked to the ambulance swathed In
his annv overcoat and at once lay
down on the couch prepared for him.
Slept During Trip. ,
The colonel slept during the trip I
from Milwaukee, after he was shot lu j
his automobile outside the Gllpatrlck
hotel as he was starting to make his I
scheduled speech in that city. His
rcfuspl to cancel the speech, bis de
livery of an hour and a hilf address
and hits walk to and from his motor
ear in Milwaukee, all tho time with
the ballet still In the deep wound In
his right breast, were regarded bv
hie phyhiclans as Imprudent In the
extreme but the colonel insisted upon
having his own way and minimized
tho danger .nd pain of the wound.
His blood-soaked garments and bul
let pierced eye-glass ense and bundle
of papers, were the chlaf evidence on
the train that anyone had been
: wondeJ.
Tho train was met b, local uhvsl
ciaus. Colonel Roosoeit said that h
was falrlv comfortable and In little
I nain but the doctors at once let it he
(known that vigorous measures were to
i be taken to prevent complications
The wound is over the tenth rib and
Is three inches deep. The bullet is
j at the bottom of It and must be re
I moved t once, according to Dr Mur
phy. I X-ray Exam'r.atlon.
I The colonel was taken to a suite on
'(be third floor and prepared for the
X-ray examination, which was to be
j made at once bv Dr Corso Ilochreln.
I'cside Dr. Murpln. Dr. Philip Kreu
Uher. Dr. W. B. McCaley, Dr Johu
ip Golden. Dr Terrell apd Dr. Sayler,
'of Milwaukee were in attendance
' The h'ro of the attempted assassin
otion of Colonel Roosevelt Is Elbert
E. Martin, tho colonel'B atonogrripher,
who prevented Schrank, it is believed,
from firing a second shot, for which
his finger was straining at the trlg
jgev when Martin oerpowcred him
Through the present tour, Martin
bus been alwa b at the colonel's el
bow, pushing Intruding persons away.
More than once Colonel Roosevelt has
ro proved him for being "too rough."
In Saginaw, Mich., Martin threw him
self ngainst a man who was pushing
forward and bumped him into a gut
ter. For this he wbb rebuked bv
Colonol Roosevelt, but Marl In today
'XTTF THIS country is really to go forward along th path of social and economic justice there must be a new party
of nation-wide and non-sectional principles, a party that shall represent in the nation and the several states alike
- the same cause, the cause of human rights and of governmental efficiency." From Theodore Roosevelt's address
to the Progressive convention.
I '1TTI ITgl TT III II T1 1 1 fTTT ! II
aald he believed the Saginaw man
and Schrank veie the same. '
Martin Alvsys Near.
Last night in Milwaukee, as else- j
where, Martin was at the colonel's
elbow Henry P. Cochems was1 on the
other side. j
j ' You get into the car first," said l
Cochems to Martin as it" was custo- j
mary for "the colonel to take tho mid
dle seat. ' I
"After you," said Martin j
The politeness gave him opportun- !
It to engrave his name on the loll
of fame f)' Cochems was out of reach
when the shot was fired and Martin
was right at hand.
Schrank was within oven feet ol (
the colonel when he levelled his gun
at the ox-prcsldenl's breast He fired
once but an instant later Martin j
leapeJ upon him and hurled him to ,
the ground. He twisted a sturdy
arm around the assassln'6 neck in a
half nelson lock and with his free
hand grasped the revoher around the
hammer so that the trigger could not
' be pulled a econd time Cochems
then sprang upon Schrank and the
i would-be nssasin was holplesb.
Cochems and a special policeman
wrenched tho gun away from Schrank.
Then tho crowd nurged forward, somo
of the spectators, it was feared, bent
on having tho man's life, but Martin ,
and Cochems dragged him to safety
under Colonel Rooseelt's protection."
Pleads for Aesascin.
"Don't hurt tbo man. Don't let anyone-
hurt him,' insisted the colonel
and his plea was respected
j Martin Is 2D years old and a native
.of Manrnester." Vt He joined the
Roosevelt staff last August by sim-'
fc- iinj'lni iiirw-1p-.
ply walking into Progressive head
quarters In New York unci asking for
a Job He was given It and soon af
terward was made the colonel's per
sonal stenographer.
. Colonel Roosevelt likes strong
men around him.
"That young man looks as If he had
the punch,"' he said of Martin. .
He is not only an expert stenog
rapher, but a lawvor, having graduat
ed in the class of 1012 from the De
troit college. He was admitted to the
bar In Lausing, Mieh He. played
football at Rhinelander, Wis., high
school nnd with .the team of the 'Big
Rapids" Michigan Business college,
where he learned shorthand
.Martin went to Big. Rapids with $10
in currency as his sole foitune and
worked his way by selling books.
tikes the Colonel.
"What I would like to do is to
spend all my life working for the
colonol," is hi3 creed, expressed "two
days ago to Cochoms.
Colonel Roosevelt slept for two
hours after his arrival in Chicago be
fore he was awakened and conducted
to Mercy hospital. Meanwhile his
traia which consisted of two prhato
coaches and two baggago cars was
being viewed silently hy a crowd of
100 persons rhat had gathered in tho
As Colonel Roosevelt was descend
ing tho stops of tbo car, on his way
to the hospital, several flashlight
photographs were taken.
"Gouh. shot again." he exclaimed
with a smilo.
As he walked to the automobile
Colonel Roosevelt saluted newspaper'
in i,i m in i iimw iiMin i ! mtm
men and policemen with a cheery
"good morning'
After being a3sistod Into the am
bulance. Colouel Roosevelt slowly re
clined on the stretcher. His cousin
I took a seat beside him and with Dr.
j Murphy directing the chauffeur the
drhc "to Mercy hospital, two miles
'distant, was accomplished lu oleteni
I Colonel Roosevelt alighted uttassfst.
ed and walked slowly to-'an invalid
I chair. He waved a salute to a group
J of reporters. '
i . As soon as possible after Colonel
Roosevelt was in the suito of two
rooms which had been prepared for j
j him on the third floor. Dr Hoehrelh
i began taking an X-rnv photo.
i X-ray Photo Taken. I
Tho X-ray photo was completed
shoitly before J a. pi Colonel Roose
volt was inclined to converse while
tho phpto was being taken. He also
put iu part of the tfme reading, clilef.
, ly from magazines
E. 15 Meriln. Colonol Roosevelt's
secretary, announced when the photo
graph was completed, that the InJurv j
uppeared to bo only a minor oue and
that the patient was resting easllv f
"His pulse and respiratory action i
are normal." said Mr Martin. I
1 It was stated that the X-ray showed
tbo bullet to be Imbedded In the tis
sues and not to have penetrated tho
The pronouncement by one of tho
physicians that tho operation prob
ably would be conducted under a lo
cal anaesthetic was reassuring to tho I
watchers at the hospital and an hour
aftc the X-ray had been taken, the I
plnslclans said that the colonel was
rallying from the fatiguo and excite
ment which. It was said, might have
pioxed a drain on his vitality.
That the surg.ons thought a long
t period of rest necessary . however.
vas shown whan Colonel Roosevelt's
I secretaries announced that he lrob
i ably .would make no more speeches
I tjils campaign but later would go to
Oyster Ba..
Doctors' Statement.
The physicians' statement after the
taking of' the X-ray pictures was as
I follows;
1 "Colonel Rooiovelt is normal In ov
lerythfng. He says ho is feeling fine,
(but complains of a little pain in tho
side, If any operation Is necessar ,
Dr. Sayler gays It can be performed
'with only' a local application of co
:caine." A large crowd gathered in front ot
Mercy hospital eager but In spite of
its size quiet, nnd nothing but a sub
dued murmur came from it as mes
fiengors hurl led back and forth. The
doctors refused to answer any ques
tions except through authorized chan
nels. Telegrams began pouring Into tho
institution almost ns soon as the colo
nel was brought thero and many of
them were read by the patient him
self. The telephone was ringing con
stantly Newspapers and news offi
cers opened seclnl telephone lines to
open the flood of queries.
Among many telegrams seuf to
Colonel Roosevelt wre one from Gov
ernor H Irani W Johnson of Califor
nia, candidate for vice president on
(Continued on Page Eight.)
I Joe Wood, Boston's Star 1
J Twirler, Slugged M
Out of Box. M
New York 11; Boston 4 I
League Pennant Win- H
ners Now Tied for the H
World Honors.
R. H. E. H
New York G10 002 10111 16 1 H
Boston 010 000 210 1 9 5 H
Batteries New York Tesrcau, H
Meyers and Wilson; Boston, AYood, M
Hall and Cady H
Fenway Park, Boston, Oct 15. The
New York Nationals overwholmlnglj
defeated the Boston Americans today H
by n score of 11 to 4 before a crowd H
of over 30.000 people. Each team hav- H
ing won. they will plav the deciding H
contest of the world's series here to-
morrow l
"Smokey .Ice" AYood, the Red Sox M
star pitcher, was driven from the box H
In the first inning when his delivery
was touched for ssven hits which net- H
,ted six runs. Hall finished in tho box H
,for Boston and was batted freely. The
game was loosely played In the field M
'on both Bides H
The official box JM
Dcvore, rf .'. 4 Z 1 " 1 1 H
Doyle, 2b 4 :; ? 2 3 2 H
Snodgrass, ss ;..-nA.Je-J 2 1 0 0 1
Murrav, If ,.u. v.. . . :'4 - 0 0 1 f) 0 H
Morklo, lb ..;....... o 1 2vl0 0 1 H
- Herzog, 3b '.'...4 .1 - :b n 2 0 H
.Meyers, c- : . ."r?i -V ;r. t "-1- 'JN R n 0 1
Fletcher, ss 5 1 1 2 4 0 H
Tesreau, p 4 0 2 0 0 0 H
Wilson, c I 0 1 2 0 ' H
Totals 40, U 1G 27 16 t H
Hooper, rf 3 0 1 1 1 0 fM
Yorkcs, 2b ' 4 0 0 1 4. 0 H
Speaker, cf 4 1 1 t 0 1 ' H
Lewis. If 4 1 1 3 0 l) H
Gardner, 3b 4 1 1 2 0 1 H
Stahl, lb .1 0 1 11 1 0 H
Wagner, ss n 0 1 4 4 0 H
Cadv. c 4 1 0 1 2 0 VM
Wood, p 0 0 0 0 1 0 IH
Hall, p 3 0 3 0 5 1 H
Totals 3G 4 D 27 IS 3 H
Two-base hits Snodgrass. Hall. M
lewis. Home runs Gardnor, Doyle. M
Hits Off Wood six runs and seven B
hits in eight times at bat in one in- M
nlng; off Hall five runs and nine hits jl
in 32 times at bat in eight innings. IH
Sacrifice hit Murray. Sacrifice fly jH
Hooper. Stolen bases Devorc 2, M
Doyle. Double plays Devore and H
I Mevors; Speaker, unassisted. Lore M
on "bases New York 8, Boston 12. H
First base on errors Boston ,.. M
I Struck out By Tesreau 3, by Hall IH
1 Bases on balls Off Tesreau 5: jH
oif Mill 5. Hit by pitcher By Tes- H
I reau, Gardner. Wild pilches .Tes- H
iieau2. Time, 2:20. H
Umpires At plate, Evans: on H
u ' bases, Klein: left field, O'Loughlln: IH
' I right field. Rigler. H
s j The official scorer has reversed his m
- ruling lu the seventh inning. Meyers M
e Is now given a Udder's choice in- jH
stead of a bit.
' Boston, Oct 13. All roads led to- M
9 day to Fenway park, where the Bos- JM
' toil American league pennant win- B
3 I ners were to do battle with the Ner. jB
0 I York Nationals in what most of the
I 30.000 spectators or more hoped would IH
bo a Uctory that would bring the title jH
e of world's champions of 1912 to ihc H
Red Sox. H
Tho day was fair and there wa a
- high west wind blowing over the Back J
Bav fonce that promised to 'make (ho
o judgment of high fly balls trouble om H
. to the outfielders H
J Fielding practice was sharp and B
- brilliant H
if Boston. Oct 15. The Boston Rfd BVfl
it Sox, needing but a single victorv to HBV
- secure the world's baseball champion-
- ship, and the New York Giants, flgh'- HH
e ing with their backs to the wall, with IHH
- a handicap that reipu'rcd that the." Wn HH
- two games, met again at Fenway par . HH
today in the seventh game of the w- H
o ios of 1912. H
Joe Wood's selection as the llos'on HH
f nltchcr this afternoon was regarae.l
- by the fans as a foregone conclusion. jH
Mathewson or Tesreau were meiiMon IH
- ed as Manager McCJ raw's proba H
) choices. IH
The probable hatting .older tu.v m
. -.- r i
Boston Hooper, right field: r.- H
- second base: Speaker center ". U H
i Lewis, left fleh'. Garduet, third la H
(Cmtlnucd on 1'avr Nme ) H
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