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FAIR AND SLIGHTLY WKRMER TOD A V ANI5 THURSDAY. THE pi J Fill I Til F3 ! 6 . ft EDITION vol. nr., XO. 118. HAMMOND, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1912. ONE CENT PER COPY. (Eack Numbers 2 Cents Copy.) ROOSEVELT FAMILY ALWAYS DREADED HIS BEING SHOT, IS STATEMENT OF DAUGHTER AT HIS BEDSIDE YESTERDAY. "It has come at last!" This was the first thought that flashed through the mind of Mrs. Alice Koosevelt-Longwerth when she received the news of the attempted assassination of her father. Mrs. Longworth admitted last night that she had Ions harbored a secret fear that the oClonel would be shot. "That was my first thought," she said. "The possibility of father being shot never has been a topic of conversation In our family, althouRh, I believe, all of us have thought of the possibility. I could hardly wait until train time to pet hack to Chicago to see father. I ex pect Mr. Longworth to leave Cincinnati tonight." Mrs. Long worth arrived over the IVntify lvanla railroad and was met at the Pinion passenger station by Mrs. Medlll McCormielt In her automobile With all speed the machine was rushed to Mercy hospital. The scene at the hospital last night when Alice Roosevelt Lc ng worth greet ed her father, the Colonel, as he lay In his bed with a would-be assassin's bul let In his breast, was a strange mixture of joy and pathos, in which the former president's indomitable optimism event ually prevailed. Mrs. Longworth was accompanied to the hospital by Mrs. Medlll McCorraick and George F. Porter, assistant treas urer of the national progressive ticket. She was escorted immediately to the third floor by Colonel Cecil Lyon, for mer Texas Rough Rider, and Elbert E. Martin, Colonel Roosevelt's stenogra pher. In spite of her obvious eagerness to sea her father without a moment's de lay, she stopped long enough to warm ly thank the latter two men for their bravery for leaping on Schrank after h had fired the first shot. "I want to thank both," she said, her eyes growing misty. "You probably saved father's life." Following this remark, her expres sion of concern returned with greater emphasis than a moment before. "Where is father?" she asked with childish eagerness. Colonel Lyon pointed to a nearby door which Mr. Martin silently threw open. It was like the lifting of a cur tain in a drama. As Mrs. Longworth saw Colonel Roosevelt lying supine in a snowy bed she stood transfixed for the fraction of a second and then rush ed forward. "Oh. father va the glad cry. "Tut, tut, I've only got a scratch. dC-" "I am so glad that a second bullet wu not fired," was one of Mrs. Mc Cormick's remarks. A nurse came into the room, held up a warning finger, and the two visitors bade the patient good-by. They drove away in the automobile which had brought them to the hospital. The rest of Colonel Roosevelt's fam ily will arrive in Chicago today. Few persons aboard the train as it left New York city yesterday afternoon recognized Mrs. Roosevelt. She wore a dark serge tailor-made suit, a black hat with white trimmings and a corsage of orchids. RELIEVED AT LATE BCT.I.ETT?rs. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., declared his mother was greatly relieved at the latest bulletins of the former presi dent's condition. "We are not worrying." he said, "but we all want to get to Chicago as soon as possible, as Is natural. Mrs. Roosevelt spent a night of anx- nn nr tt a -Ji m I If Ills 111 lrrs; I 111! ii4Hi iUllLI yilliyLSii3 u tsnii. BOSTON WINS CHAMPIONSHIP Boston. Oot. 1S. Iloston vron the world's haseltnll eh nnipf onship here to day, defeating (kr t.iants In the eighth mid last giimc of the sries. It to in tm innings. Hotli tenms played flashy tmll throughout the siimr. Score: ew ork. .0 0 I 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 ft 2 Huston O 0 O 0 O O I O O 2 1 S 5 Hatetrtes Mathevrsou, Meyers Bedl rnt. Wood, Cady. r . I t -. - v i ' f "f i , K' t V " " J Cuba t 2 O 0 O 1 , V. 'C S" 0 0 10 0 2 j.' ' 1 r ' nntterlesi Iteulbaeh. Archer; White. ' s ( 4 , Henm. Sohnlk. . i ' '',H VI ' t c I Moline s- 3 ' - fi '"''f,'V 1 y - ' v' 3 : ;S . . , rf . liUWi OlUOU Lk BE '6 t no mm & i t Li i a nil or no 0 tnn.LKTi. I hlriik'o, Oct. 10. It wh dlncoverrd thl aftrrnoou that Col. It im- -lt has ; n Itroken rtb. HI li,i:ti. j hlenuo. Oel. 16, 2 p. in Official. RfoRevelts pnlse IH, temperature flH.0. ' hroiieboiit entire moruintr breathlnv; little eauler. tieneral rondltlon esoelt- i ent. Veil bulletin p. in. Dm. Mur- phf. Ilevan and Terrrll. ! Naturalization in Lake County This Campaign Is Quite Heavy Despite the Passage of Corrupt Prac tices Act. JOHN SCHRANK, WHO TRIED TO KILL ROOSEVELT, NOT TO FACE TRIAL UNTIL AFTER ELECTION; SAYS HE IS SORRY HE SHOT. Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 16. Just before he lay down to sleep in his narrow cell cot at 9 o'clock last night Schrank expressed the first words of regTet that he has uttered since the shooting. "I'm sorry I shot," said Schrank, as a deputy sheriff was lockint; him up for the night. Then Schrank dronned down on his cot and within half an hour was Bleeping "just like a kid, ' as the jail atte expressed it. United till i.m: Oct. i. nildlti and t r i 'iilctiKo. Roosevelt's respiration given In 5 o'ol much Improved an Jury.. It has been to islve on lined Ilevans and Terrel1 ri. lO n. in . Colonel is normal, pulse. perature same as ;W bulletin. Pleura ''less pain from In- ijouoil unnecessary ie. IJrs. Murpbf j. Mrs. Longworth, in Chicago Yesterday. iety at the home of Mrs, J. West Roose velt in New York city. When apprised of the shooting Mrs. Roosevelt was attending a theatre performance. With Mrs. J. West Roosevelt she drove to the progressive headquarters, where she read the bulletins from Mil- Plow Manufacturers of Agricul tural Implements, End Negotiations With Cham pion Machinery Co. nii.iTi v. Chicago. Oct. I. Mrs. Roosevelt. f1 n m TiaTlV ' '" I'.thel, Tneofsre, Jr.. arrived " nt U J " : fioai.lt.I it.!. ,v. v t ....... i .. -r ....... !.. i with Mrs. Long-Worth are at the Colonel's bedside, .rrecautiotiary measures against the possible develop ment of lockjaw were taken; late yesterday by the sur geons in attendance upon Col. Theodore Roosevelt in by the latter company will handle all of the Mnmnnind fnclurv's OUtDUt WCSt Of waukee and received the messages T Th. MHn Plow liiir jii'.uiia . i. vj -t... ....... Co. has sold th Champion line through According to an important contract closed today, the Champion Potato Ma chinery company of Hammond has se- r.,,.a.l ra-nr 'nannAla thrniie"h Which ltS products are to be placed on the mar- ! Mercy hospital ket. Messrs. Otto and Leonard Knoerzer today closed negotiations with the o line (111.) Plow company, manufactur ne f.v,t-ii f.ait T-I-in niitrhman implements, where- ; the doors were closed to ail callers at ' 8 o'clock at night. j The surgeons would not admit that ! Serum Administered. A prophylactic1 'dose of anti-tetanic serum was administered just before line of agricultural which her husband ordered transmitted to her. SKEPTICAL OF ASSIRAXCES. She was a little skeptical of the as surances given her that the colonel was not seriously wounded. "That is what they said when Mc Klnley was shot." she exclaimed to Sen ator Dixon. Later bulletins, however, assured her and she returned to the home of Mrs. J. West Roosevelt, where she remained for the night. Mrs. Roosevelt was relieved by a message from the colonel that he was j able to continue his speech. A later i report which told of his removal to i Chicago under care of physicians again j caused her to worry for fear the ex- I act situation was not being made known to her. OIK INDIANS, The Indian with hla pipe of peace Haa long since passed away. But the Irishman with his piece of pipe Has come here to stay. The reason: He knows a good thing when he sees It, so he smokes FOREX Cot I'luc and saves the tickets. See premlnm list. Adv. Rival Shortstops in World's Se rics mi SABER 18 SENTENCED TO PE East Chicago Man Sentenc ed to 2 to 14 Years Indeterminately. a few of its branch houses during the 1912 season and is much enthused over securing so complete a line of potato machinery as the Champion company make;". Otto and Ifnard Knoerzer. for the local company, met the manager of sales. A. C. Barber, of the Moline Plow company in Chicago last week and ar ranged details for closing the big con tract. This will give the local company one of the best representations in the west and will increase, its output con siderably. Orders arc now under way covering sprir.g gno.ls to lie shipped during November and December for a large amount and will keep the local rdant. busy for some time. The Moline. Daily Dispatch, speaking; of the contract, said: "The Champion' potato digger has an enviable reputa tion with the trade, and is a welcome addition to the Plying Dutchman line, j Champion machinery trom this Time on will be jobbed in all middlewest and western branch houses of the Moline Ploiy Co." they feared the blood poison develop ment. They considered the situation grave enough, however, to warrant taking this precautionary step. Overcome Pus. They expressed the opinion that, while the danger of infection had not been eliminated, Colonel Roosevelt's superb physical condition would over come the tendency of pus formation around the bullet and the course of the wound. Despite the precautions talten by the (Continued on Page S.) States Commissioner Charles Surprise says that naturalizations are I still ci'ining in at the rate of ten a day. i The total number is now close to TOO j for the ante-election period, j He says that Attorney Fred Crum- pucker is the authority for the state ! merit that it was not necessary foi a man to have his naturalization papers before, he could register. He says that there is nothing to hinder a man from securing hla first papers after he has registered. And he does not attempt to exercise the right of suffrage until election day. Crumpicker says that an alien ought to be permitted to register and then, if by election time he has not secured his first papers, he would be denid th right to vote. In a number of precincts voters were permitted to register whether or not they had their papers. In others voters who have been naturalized but who did not hapen to have their papers with them were denied the right 'to vote. This rec ist rat ion measure has caused a number of complications and no small amount of friction. Surprise savs that he can not under stand whv the aiiens are still coining) In to get their papers unless it is that t-olonel they begin to appreciate the fact that they can not exercise the right of sufrace unless they have their papers. A number of applications for second papers are belnsr received every once in a while and it is expected thnt there will be a large number to be taken up before the next session of the federal con rt. The men who are watching Schrank were surprised by two things: That the prisoner at no time asked to see a newspaper and that he made no Inquiry whatever regard ing Col. Roosevelt's condition. So far as the jail attaches knew, Schrank last nijjht was not informed as to whether Col. Roosevelt was dead or alive. He has exhibited no curiosity on this point. His expression or regret was not made in reply to any interro gation from the deputy, but was repeated several times, apparently in soliloquy. Schrank will not be triea until after election. He is held under $7,500 bond. For the last live years, so far as is known, Schrank liv ed a colorless, negative sort of life in ."ew York city as a lodger in the "White house, at luti Canal street. He. passed under the two names of John Flammang and John Schrank. worked intermittently as an insurance solicitor, was often out of employment and short of money. Hut, contrary to what would be the popular belief, he was never heard to talk anarchy, was not bitten with the bug of sot hilism, so far as his conversation indi cated, and, In fact, had no definite ideas on anything. j The only two men who ! seem to know much of ! Schrank's personality are j Gustavo .lost, proprietor of j the White house, and an un j communicative bartender of ! his, who does not want 'to get j mixed rp in this snooting business." No one would have i been more surprised than Jost, who had not read the morning's papers, when re porters told him that his former lodger had shot Roosevelt. that quite little lust asked, with a He wouldn't shoot a h." it. i't . I. (t - - - - " "Why, scrub?" gasp. co kroar E FAILS TO PUT IN APPEARAHGE!;;: 1 Further confirmation of I Schrank's premeditation to assasinate Colonel Roosevelt ; was discovered today in a j grip, which he had left at the i Mosely house in Charleston IS. C. where he stopped from Kept. 23 to Sept. 2Tj. i The grip ooutaitted r.-any manuscripts, denouncing K e.l Schrank's naturalisation papers, show ins,- he ehrank is a sme'e man and sas ae has na-i but -.s. - v.. .-r ?.- j.- v: ? . r - . . .r vfc.-.- -w . , , . ; if ' v- - ' . i - - ' ' ,i 'x f v- :V " "-" - ' ' - 1 "'A'-.''--v. j '- -f - : ': " ""'" :. '.-- . - - t-M-iik ". ' Bf y " t ' . "1 : t '-. IS r i : 'f j i i -it I - I . ji r- 'I John Schrank, in His Cellroom. se-elt. pn suiuabiy wi lit. n by Schrank. It also t v a swe tb 1 .'M Jane Addams Comes Hammond Late, But Has I Quite a Crowd. FAIRBANKS EXPRESSES REGR & ' - -- w L X y-f ' - -' ' g ' ' -j A F'Jf . ..,1. II ? ' ' j. f . - - V j i I ? i . l 1 . IS'. fry j William .Sager, employed at the Vil j liarn Graver Tank Works in East Chi cago, and charged with shooting his wife, was today found guilty of the charge and sentenced to from two to fourteen years in the penitentiary, but . on account of extenuating clrcura ' stances sentence was suspended and he was released. The case was up be fore Judge Lawrence Pecker. Attorney I). K. Uoone appeared for Sager. J. R. Graver, of the Graver Tank Works, and J. X. Goelz signed ; Sager' 8 bond, which was placed at $1,. j 000. and he. was release,! under parole! I to Graver. He will be compelled f j j make a monthly report to the prison! iiuinimi it'H iix u ougn ne naa Peen re leased from prison on parole. Mr. Graver irterceded for his em ploye for the reason that he had been working for him for sixteen years and this is the first trouble he has ever been In. There were insinuations that Sntrer was ivistified. to a certain ! tent, in making the attack. Attorney D. E Poone, representing Sager, said that the night of the shoot ing Mrs. Sager returned to the house af ?. or 4 o'clock in the morning and the quarrel which followed resulted in the shooting. Ife says that Sager did not attack her following -the expiration of his peace bond, tut that Mrs. Sager be came frightened for fear that he would and had him arrested. The suspension of sentence was due I to the fact that both Mrs. Sager and j influential friends of the defendant ! asked to have sentence suspended so th.rt he need not lie compelled to go to i prison. The charge against Sager i was assault and battery with Intent to kill. . P.enton Harbor. Mi., Oct. 16. "The news is a shock to me. I regret, it very deeply. All good Americans, whether they differ or agree with Col. Roosevelt, will condemn such a deed," said former Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks today, with reference to the attempt made Monday night upon Col. Roosevelt's life. Mr. Fairbanks deliv ered a political speech here last night. Sues for Divorce. Louis Levin is seeking a divorce from his wife, Anna Levin, because he! says that she seeks the attentions of t young and single men in the most opn , and impudent mariner. He charges that she meets them in ' their places of business and in places of public resort at unreasonable hours: of the night. It is charged that she! ..ino u-nnlil entertain them at her i j home when she knew her would be away. HAMMOND COUNCIL EXPRESSES REGRET Democratic Body Extends Roosevelt Sympathy. Party feeling was laid aside in the Hammond city council lust evening when, at its regular ses sion, it unanimously adopted reso lutions of condolence for Theodore Roosevelt. The council, which is democratic in the majority, adopted the following resolutions: "Whereas Theodore Roosevelt w.ms on the 14th day of October murderously and violently assaulted in an attempt to take his life, tnere fore, be it resolved, that the coun cil of Hammond. Pake county, In diana, express its deepest srnpathy because of the cowardly attack and and its deep regret that the unfor tunate affair should have occurred and, regardless of politics, this council hopes and wishes and is anxious for a speedy recovery for Mr. Roosevelt " i t Jane Addams (Chi cago, dre u- a ll;i mnioiu last n ; . eil at Assemr ly 1 ; of the prog ressi nine o'clock by humanitarian mounted tho li r delay haing In n due dress which she made car. ! evening. ! Judge Georr?e Pope , Ohio, was booked to " Addams failed to appear, because ' voice w ent back on him. He sent I to of Hull House fame i large audience ght when she appear iall to speak in behalf e party. It was after the time the noted plat for m. to an ail ier in the husband Political Meeting. The Martin Kocal Polish and Lithua nian Independent Political club of East Hammond will hold its first meet ing at 7:30 p. m.. Oct. IT, at 5S2 Mor ton avenue. There will be of speakers. The headquart club are at 113S Columbia t r awt LLHsL I i of Columbus, precede Miss IMS ,rd the committee at six o'clock can celling his ingagement. Attorney Jesse Wilson of Hammond former as sistant secretary of the interior, and now one of the leading Pull Moose in the county spoke in the place of Judge Pope. in his speech, while going after the republican democratic party on general principles, lie went after form er J. Frank Hanly because the latter is supporting Purbin, the republican candidate. The meeting was opened with a prayer which was offered by Dr. W. Mayes Martin. ' Miss Addams devoted most of her time in discussing how the urogressice movement originated, and the place that women hold in politics. She dwelt briefly upon the planks in the Progres sive platform concerning child labor, woman's suffrage and the initiative She had the highest for Cover nor Johnson the Progressive -vn-e presidential candidate, and. ex-Senator Albeit J. Rvveridge of Indiana. eari in nis -he was Emily Zeicler, who lost her al, lie sai l, in the cloister tucn j befell the steamer General S locum In Xew led; several years ago. I Schrank appeared unperturbed as a result of the shoot it it. lie talked fQ ' rationally. Asked as to his politics, he sa.d lie usualy voud the Democratic ticket, but that sometimes r.e voieo as a j ..q u o , : n . ! 7p j ' f r "a g. n CilOWl) POINT CHOSEN. ! jfi I I fj I I ij A campfire held last night in the ''If U ft h ! I i g I Chamber of Commerce reems brought 1 H 2 2 I S I ji I to a ele.e (he t w n y-ti ft h annual u 3 9 la thai e J 8 & meeting of the '"d'th Indiana infantry in- tvfterans who met in Hammond yes- S a n p It 1 j I I j t Crown Point was hosen as the next g- j j M gn H' P jf nv etimr oi.o e. f. ft I E H S ttiS 11 p "d ' "he Rev. F. M. r:;it )tt made the I WI OilL-l I iaaioi l1'!-ll.a! address .sterday evening land it was greatly appreciated by the g fl h VSlt t ?1B 8i mail.' a short addr. ss. U li m Im I Itii l J ; 111- SMiH I Pi3 I 3 I The La Vendor Cigar Is a home prod- s i r "ti s 1 1 y i u 1 9 u ! urt- Nn" t,,uer- i i ! That in the future mond will build and plan lOa.000 pcpu'.at ion was e fa fi Fill 'a",! referendum I H fj jl words of praise II I.! tl i "f California. a number ts if the i venue. GARY STEEL WORKER KILLED The body of a Gary steel worker was delivered from the Indiana Steel com pany mills to the Hoover morgue this morning. He was killed during the night. Neither Coroner Smith nor the un dertaker have the name of the victim. as it has not been given out by com ua ii-. Gary Falkan ity via the 1:16 train today, and time they expect One hundr reservists left trie afternoon Wabash within three week to fight the Turks. The company that left today was made up of Montenegrins, who were called to the colors last Saturday by a cable sent by Staff Captain Heeir. A. D. C. to King Nicholas, and attached to the Montentirrin general stall at Cet inje. The Montenegrin reservists were directed to come at once. They will go to their slate via Russia. 35,000 P. M.'S PUT IN CLASSIFIED SERVICE 11,1, T IT. Nearly eery chewrr In this old tutted States Is chevilng C.MO.V SCKP. The rest ought to. . the I scoi'T Adv. New York. Oct. 1G. vesterday sign--d an putting 3T."iai fourth el in the elassitiid servi. tion of this order wili (lass postmasters unde ice. 1:5. eoo having p placed in the elassihed ident. Wh;ie postmast. nated class will be t tk the order, unless pr..v cies in the future will civil service commissic of postoffice Inspectors, offices paying more than one of three applicants standing will be chosen. -President Taft xelusive order lass postmasters ce The e.xecu ! put all fourth r the civil iv reviously been list by the pres- in the desig eare of under unfit, vac.an filled by th" upon reports n the case of SaOO a year, in highest of 11am- for a city of nphasized at a meeting of the Hammond city coun cil last night when the proposed d- p sewer system came up for discussion, j Adam It. Kbert. president of the board ; of public works, and City Engineer P. S J. Lyons asked the conn- i! to consid er the availability of a site for a sew i er pumping station, fi'tiation tanks j and filtration tanks. The ite proposed j to the council by the board is a four-teen-acre tra't north of t lie Grand Cal I timet riv.-r and east of Columbia ave , nue. This property lies opposite to Co lnmhia park, the r.ew east side park. and is owned by John W. I'iai. Tiie proprietor, who is a Chicago man. holds ; it at $X"m0 an acre, and considers it his most valuable property in Ham-nond. j I'ipert V orklnu Out Plans. I The deep sewer dans are being ! worked out by Mr. Shields, a Chicago i sanitary expert, who was retained by I the city several months ago. The d 1 tails at" left to the Hammond city eugineer's office. Mr. Shields recom- mended to the board the purchase of ; at least eight acres of land. Owing to the fact that the filtering tanks and ! beds must be so located that overflow ' waters, due to i-,r-..vy rains, can be tak en care, it incomes necessary to lo i cate' t'neui near the river so that the water can be drained into toe river by means of a canal. In looking over the various possible locations, the board came to the con clusion that Pie t.'Im tract would be the most practical one. Mr. Ebert. in reporting to the conn 'i! the results of the negotiations as far as they had progressed, added the (Continued on page Ave.) DEFENDANT IN DYNAMITING THE o t v- - 1 Edward Phiil ps. Ed .vara Phiil! 6 is or e of the note prominent defend arts in the govtrn tmm's proseuet ion of e'eged dyna miters at Indt xnaool :s. i-- was formerly an oliicia v f the Structural Lodge and iron Witkm's u.-ajn, aad halls troiu Sjrtica ,. N. y..