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THEODORE ROOSEVELT, AS HE APPEARED IN CHICAGO LAST
SATURDAY, AND HIS ASSASSIN, AS HE APPEARED IN THE
MILWAUKEE POLICE STATION AND POSED FOR A PHOTOGRAPH.
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Boston. t-t. 15. The -w York Ol- I
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Preparations are beinp: made for the
Lake County Teai-hers Association
which is to hohl its meeting in East
Chicago this year, Saturday, October
25 being the date chosen for the event.
A fine program has been prepared of
diversified subjects all calculated to in-tf-rtst
and benefit the teachers who as
semble here to participate in the aJTair.
The proofs of the program are al
ready off, and Superintendent B. N.
Canin corrected tht m yesterday. In
the forenoon there will be a jreneral
meettr.gfi at which Prof. O'hea, direc
tor of the School of Education in the
"Wisconsin State University at Madison.
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"STEIN MIGHT" AT
COUNTRY CLUB
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Theodore Roosevelt.
John Schrank.
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Late reports received in Cincinnati by the Scripps-McCrae league by lcng distance telephone indicate that the Colonel's wound is more seri
ous than first thought. It was feared the bullet had passed through his body and internal hemorrhages are feared.
(BULLETIN.)
The X-ray plate has not yet been completed which will determine more definitely to show the exact condition of the wound. It is reported that
Colonel Hoosevelt's wound is one inch below the right nipple and three inches deep.
(BULLETIN.)
Davis, Roosevelt's manager is reported to have cancelled off all engagements pending Colonel Roosevelt's condition.
(BULLETIN.)
Mrs. Nicholas Longworth Roosevelt's daughter is expected to arrive from Cincinnati during the forenoon.
(BULLETIN.)
The icssibility of blcod-poisoning is what doctors fear in Pvoosevelt's case. Through the phenomenal development of his chest the bullet stuck in
his massive chest muscles instead of penetrating his lung.
(BULLETIN.)
Official Bulletin. 3 p. rn. The patient cannot talk with anyone as it is not a mere flesh wound but a serious one in the chest. Quietude is
absolutely essential. Next bulletin will be issued at 6 :30 p. m.. Signed Drs. Murphey, Bevan, Terrell and Doyle.
Theodore Roosevelt was shot last night in Milwaukee by a man
named John Schrank of 370 East Tenth street, New York City.
The bullet passed through the Colonel's eyeglass case and the
manuscript of the speech he was about to deliver and buried itself in
his body below the right breast.
With the bullet still in him the Colonel drove cn to the Audi
torium and delivered his speech. Then he was taken to the Emerg
ency Hospital.
Before he would consent to go to the operating room the Colonel
dictated a long telegram to his wife. Surgeons searched for the bul
let, but could not find it.
Still carrying the bullet, the Colonel insisted on getting a shave.
He left Milwaukee for Chicago at 12:47 this morning on a special
train on the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad, arriving here at 3
o'clock.
Plot to slay the former president was, made many weeks ago.
Assassin says he was ordered to slay in dream.
Ex-President Roosevelt has been taken to Mercy Hospital in Chi
cago where he arrived in a very weak condition. Dr. J. B. Murphey
does not regard wound as serious.
One of the most novel entertainments '
that has ben provided for the mem- !
bers of the Hammond Country club
will be Riven at the club hou.-e next
Saturday niKht, when 'stein nigrht" will
be inaugurate i.
Every rnen;ber of the club will do- !
nnte a stein to the club, and as tere
are som-s 200 members, the grill room
will be the recipient of some line dec
orative ware.
The steins are on exhibition at
Summer's pharmacy, where members
can secure them. There will be all
kinds of indoor games and competitive
events at the stag party, and music
will b. on the program. j
PATRONS DENGUi.CE SATURDAY TO BE
DIRT IN DEPOT BIO DAY OF WEEK
CHECK FORGER !
FINDS VICTIMS j
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Two Hammond nii-rrhanis fell the'
victims of a slick i.-h.-ik former yes-i
terday afternoon, who ;-ft r securing
$40 on two worthless checks, made his '
(retawiiy and has not been seen or
heard of since. The victims were Abe !
Cohen of the Huh Clothing store and
J. C. Collins of the White Seal buffet.
The forcer's description was jrl ven to i
the police, who are now making a '
reKlon-wide search for the swindler.
The checks were for the amount of
20 each and were on the Citizens' fer- j
man Xatlonal batik of Hammond. They i
were made out to Harry J. Jluilln and i
sinned by K. J. Wilson. The supposed :
Mullln is apparently well educated and '
is able to write a line business hand.
Neither check h.-;l the appearance of!
teinsf botrus. which so easily fooled the !
two Hammond business men. j
This morning it was learned that'
Mullln has been loitering around Ham-'
rnond for some time and only last
week passed a botfus check on J. S.
Vesseant, S State street. West Ham-:
mond. His description Is nearly thf '
same as that Kiven to the police yes
terday.
Height, it feet S inches: weight. 140
pounds: slim build, ?0 years old, com
plexion lhrht. wore a black crushed
hat. blue coat, dark vest with litiht
ptri;.'. double chain across vest, Kold
teeth, both upper and lower Jaw.
The patron i of the Monon depot.
Hammond's newest ami most attractive
passenger station, are criticising the
railroad bitterly and vehemently on
account of tie manner In which hte
new flepot is main'.ainei.
The floor is filthy with dirt and does
not look as though it has been cleaned
out in weeks, or since the opening. The
white enamel woodwork is; so;lej and
looks as though it had been used for
years.
The toilets are filthy, dirty and look
as tliousrh they had not been cleaned
out since the lepot was opened to the
public. The depot platform is cluttered
up with freig'-Jt and there are always
two or three express trucks out in the
middle of the walk.
The folly of locating the depot at a
point where t! ere Is such limited plat
form space Is obvious. It is under
stood that the railway management will
not allow anything for maintenance of
the depot, an 1 litis accounts for its
present condtt on.
There has b-en some talk of taking
up the matter of t!i cleaning and sani
tation of the depot with the railway
management in tli hope that it would
do something to improve conditions.
A Hammond business man said yes
terday. "No ether corporation but a
railway company would invest $25,000
in a property of this kind and then pro
vide bsolutel,' nothing for maintenance.
Wile there were fewer farmers and
shoppers in Hammond's new public
market this morning than there were
l:"t Saturday, those who did eomo did
good business and found fine bargains,
respee i i vee! y.
The ten day.-- that the market has
been open here demonstrated that Sat
urday is going to be the big day of the
week.
Among those who have watched the
progress of the city market, it has been
a matter of comment that It is a great
attraction to the housewife who is
choice jn the selections she makes for
her table. Ladies driving up to the
market in automobiles are already a
familiar sight.
I The farmers who are coming in regu
larly tigure that they will have garden
truck to sell through the month of
October, an.! possibly longer. As yet
the farmer"' wives have pot begun to
send in any of their canted or bakery
goods, but it wii! lie only a matttr of
i time when their supplies will be a reg-
niar feature of t ne. market,
j Thus far the ladies of the Pine
' Street Presbyterian, church have had
. a corner on the bakery troods'. They
j ave erected a permanent stand against
i the rear of the city bail and base al
; ready established a regular patronage.
'Tiie pics, particularly the pumpkin
', pies, they hud this morning were sim
i pi.v irresi stable.
j Th maiket will be opn again on
ENTIRE TEXT OF ROOSEVELT
SPEECH IN GARY YESTERDAY
Mr. Roosevelt said:
"My friends and fellow citizens, fellow Americans of Indiana. I greet
you all, men, women and little, bull mooscs.
"And now, friends, unfortunately, my voice has for the m mient gone
back on me. I am all right, hut 1 have got to lie careful in speaking for a
day or two. and I have asked Mr. M'-rriam to speak for me.
"I have something to say to you, and that is th..t I wish you to rend
the platform of the progressive party arid compare it with the platform
of the two obi parties, and you wili find that tin-re are oniy two ways to
vote this fall with the proc ressives or against th.-rn. and if you vote
against them, it is not of consequence whether you - vote i!i mocratic or re
publican. ,
"And so I ask you to compare our platform with the other plat
form, and I ask you to compare what Mr. Wilson said before lie was a
candidate, about his fellow citizens or f orei u n - ho r n Americans, with
what he has said since he was a candidate. I ask you to compare what
he said about union labor before he was a candidate with what he has
said since he became a candidate? and I ask you to compare what I did
with the trusts while J was president with what he did not do while he
was governor of New Jersey."
JANE ADOAIS IN
GARY AiJAlfii
Jane Addams, (he noted Chicago hu
manitarian, who is campaigning' for
tlie progressive party, is hilled to make
a public address both at Cary and
Hammond this evening. She speaks
first at Gary. Judge- George Hope, a
bull moose of Columbus, O., speaking
in Hammond in the meantime. Tno j
Hammond addresses will be made at j A.SSaSSlll TriGCl tO Rcacll
Assembly hail, formerly known as j y ,rprPc.j f or, T q -, rr, w
Huehn's hail. Miss Addams is to come - 1 v"-,iUv u lJi ft - "' yV-
Climbs on Platform to
Shake Colonel's Hand.
Milwaukee, Oct. 1 f..- As Colonel
Heosevolt started to leave the stage
after his speech a man in the audb-nee
climbed up to the piitform and y.-iled
after him, saying be wanted to shake
the colonel's hand. l.o s-- a lt, ex
hausted after his painful exertion,
looked pitiably at the insistent fellow
end exclaim d. p i . -i e-t : n g iy. "Great
God, man. please d"i:"l."
Theodore Tloosevelt was shot and
painfully wounded at Milwaukee last
night by a man who has hounded him
for weeks, waiting for an oportunity
to assassinate him.
The bullet imbedded itself in the
Colonel's side, just beneath his right
breast. Only the fact that It nrst pass
ed through the manuscript of the
speech which the Colonel was about
to deliver saved him from probable
fatal injury.
Assassin Is New Yorker.
The assassin is John Schrank, 370
East Flint street. New York.
Colonel Roosevelt was shot while in
front of Hotel Gilpatrick shortly after
S o'clock. He had just left the hotel.
A large crowd was awaiting his pres
ence. Suddenly a voice shouted, "There
he is," as Roosevelt appeared in the
dour.
Accompanying Colom 1 Roosevelt was
Kibeit Martin, nis private stenograph
er; Colonel Cei U I. yon of . Texas, and
Caputain Alfred O. Gerard of Milwau
kee, a former rough rider.
Standing On Running Board.
The great thr ong pi esse.j forward as
the Roosevelt part advauc, d. In the
crowd was a short, poorly dressed man
He as staiu.irig near trie running
board of Coiont I Roosevelt s machine.
Colonel Roosevelt took off his hat
and waved it at the crowd. He mourn
ed the running board of the automobile
and again waved his hat. The crowd
chcon-d.
a'he short, poorly dressed, unnoticed
man raised his light hand. There was
a Hash and a report and Roosevelt
st a g tret'ed back.
Tried to Kill Second Time.
Captain Gerard and Martin leaped on
the assailant, who fought hard and
tried to get a s-cond shot at Colonel
Roosevelt. Martin knocked the rc
oiver out of the man's hand. He
grasped him by the throat, bore him to
(Continued on age
ASSASSIN
CONFESSES HIS
INTENTION
Milwaukee, Wis.. Oct. 15. The
man who shot Colonel Roosevelt
gave his name as John. Schrank.
He is of Bavarian birth, is thirty
six years old and single, lie says
he lives at .170 East Tenth street,
between Avenue 1 1 and C, New
York City. He had $1.41. IS in his
possession when lie reached the
police stfition.
lie is live feet five inches tall
and stocky, weighing; about 170
pounds. He has light hair and
eyes. He wore a light' blue suit,
which was cor.ti'.i.'ruMy frayed.
He was perfectly willing to pose
for pictures, no fewer than a du.
cn photographers .'irranciug hhn
in dioerent puses. At first he told
the police 1li;it l.e wrote, poetry
i'or newspapers. Laier he said
that he was in the liquor business,
in New York City with his uncle,
whose iianto he refused to reveal.
Sehrai-k on!'o.-sd to the police.
The copfe-esiun is as follows:
"I formerly ran ;t saloon at JO
East Tenth street, latween Ave
nues H and C, New York City. I
was boi n in Eniir.B. Havaria, two
hours out of Muni.h., the capital.
I am thirty-six years old, and earae
to this country when nine years
old, with J:iy parents. I have been
engaged in the saloon business, as
proprietor and as an employe
nearly all my life -it." 1 1 1 decided
that it was my duty to kill Colonel
Roosevelt."
It
HI KIWI.O 1111,1..
He wnn n I n!on eut. Anil he xtlr
red tip mnnr a mcrnp. Tint the man
that stirred up l IO S( (M T SC'IllP
itimb- thr Idgttest hit with the ohewer.
l'ur sale nt all live dealers. Adv.
Cripple Airested.
James McGrady, a cripple, giving his
address as 12-C, Ford street, Little
Rock. Ark., was arrested at State and
Hohman streets by Officer Kick last
night where he was found in an intoxi
cated condition. He was held at the
police station until this morning and
after promising that h would get out
of the city he was released by the or
der of Chief Austgcn. He had a little
change in his pocket which he said
was enough to get him into Chicago,
where he was going to visit "Hinky
Dink."
Thursday and Saturday morning.
JUDGE BECKER
WELL RECEIVED
Judge Lawrence Becker of Hnm-j
mond made last night what is said to j
be of tlie finest political speeches!
lo ard in Gary this fall.
He was the gu st of the Young
Mi n's Wilson club and spoke to a
couple of hundred of them at the dom
ociatto headquarters. C4s Washington
street.
over from Gary while Judge Hope is
speaking, and will follow him with her
addri ss.
It was planned this morning to have
a short musie.il program in Hammond
this evening in connection with Miss
Addams address. Judge ISope js billed
to begin his speech at 8 o'clock or a lit
tle earlier.'
ARB YOU RKADISO TDK TIMES!
CI,ASSIFIKD AI)VFltTI1n -on.
, tain niont of the news of work to b
Attend Chicago Speech.
Uncle Henry Idcknell. ;.. J Bom
ber cc-r, A. J. Ilurk and Fred Crum
packer went to Chicago last veni'ug
where they had lunch at the Hamilton
club and then went over to the Coli
seum where they heard John Maynard
Harlan and Adam ;de.
Milwaukee, Oct. 1 1. .Me last night
Stenographer Martin :' Colonel Roose
velt's st iff went to leoice headiuart. ra
to identify the ri -toper -'is the ex
president's woiii-i-be assassin. He
gave one quick ulance at him and ex
claimed: "That's the m,.n who tired the shot."
Martin a: once rto-i'iilz. d the man,
he told the police, as hasing pushed
hi:? way through the crowd at Saai
naw. Mich., last Monday, as llnoscvi it
left the Auditorium to go in his train.
The man lunged at the x-presldent
and Martin threw him back violently.
to give the people all 'nat is in me
may be my last rmssa go."
This was Col. Roosevelt's l..st word
before ho stepped onto the pin form at
the Auditorium to make his sp. ech last
night.
"WHY AltE YOU NOT A TIMES
READERI
"IT MAY BE MY
LAST MESSAGE."
Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 15. "I want
REPUBLICANS
RECALL MEETING
Out of respect to Col. Roosevelt the
Gary republican central committee to
day called off the noonday meeting
that was to have been held today tit
the same pi nee where the bull moose
leader spoke yesterday.
J. Adam Jiede and John Harlan, the
Roosevelt follow-up orators, were
si i.eluled to speak today. A brass
band was heralding the event, but at
10 o'clock the band was told to cease
playing and all notices of the meeting
were recalled.
Taft "Inexpressibly
Shocked" at lieport.
New Yoi k, nt. .I."! -Tha iit m-vvs of
the attempt.-, I assas-il atioi, of Cjoriel
Kooscv c il was cirri, d to tin- banquet
room .,f the ll -t.l Aster, 'A lo re Presi
dent Taft, Scciet-iiy of the Nay Meyer
and Z.Z-v'J army . mi n : vy e.ffieers were
dining in hot, or of ti- Atlantic iloet'a
departure.
J'l'osddcnt Taft was Informed of tho
attempted inard. r alni- st immediately.
"Mr. I'i e-idi-nt. it i - itni'orttit.ate. to
have to toil you that Mr. fb.osevelt has
jast fc.-on vliot in M 1 u a by an as
sassin." Air. Taft w id.
"I am inexpn ssihlj shocked." tho
pre sid nt replied.
"Will you say anything fun her for
publication, Mr 1 'r. :- i c. M '.'" was ask
ed. "I do not know th-- circumstances
row and I have tli.-r-fore nothing
say," Mr. Taft replied.

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