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VOL. X ILL NO. 17r.
The Fighting Spirit
Goes to Its Rest
SCIENTISTS
For 18 Months Sines Hs Re
lurnsd from Africa He Has
Had Ons AKsctlon
Alter fts Other
Until End,
(Sy International ITews Sirrlce.)
OYSTER BAY, N. Y., Jan. 6.
Col. Theodore Roosevelt, former
president of the United States, and
one of the most picturesque and
forceful figures ever known in
American public life, died at his
worli-famous country home at
Sagamore Hill, shortly after four
o'clock this morning.
A complication of diseases, born
of an exploring expedition into the!
wilds of South America, is believed
to have been the cause of death.
MALADY BArrLS SCIENTISTS.
During the past I;;hlc n months, the
:urm:r presidiit had nee.i treated by
rhe foremost surgeons and medical men
uf the country, hut th' malady 1. riffled
ih'i skill of th scientists.
It is believed that tb death of his
uriest son, (juentin, who was killed
in France a few months a;,'o durins a
battl ; in the air with tieinian batth
iilot", affected the former president
ueeply and hastened his end.
Mrs. RooseveU and Mrs. Douglas
liobl-ison, sister of the former president, j
; re reported to be- prostrated.
ILL jTIRST AFTSIi AFRICAN TRIP.
The beginning of Mr. Roosevelt's in-j
. imposition came shortly after his re- j
turn from an exploring expedition, ex-j
pedition into the wilds of South Amer
ica, where he is believed to have con- j
tracted the peculiar malady which dial- j
lengi d the skill of American surgeons j
and physicians. i
About a year ago the former presi- j
dent went to Roosevelt hospital anri had
a series of operations performed, prin
cipally in the region of mastoid pro
cess, where a number of malignant I
ulcers had formed. After a long siege
the doctors stated that the condition
was corrected, but that they coulel not
suarantee a permanent cure.
ONE AITECTION APT EE, ANOTHER.
Frcmi that time onward the former
president has suffered almost constantly
from one affection or another. At one
nme it was reported that the abscesses
had appeared iu both buttocks, and at
another time In the region of the kid
neys. It is believed that Mr. Roosevelt's
system was lilled with poison during the
South American expedition.
Telegrams have been sent from the
Roosevelt home notifying relatives and
friends of the colonel's death.
Many of the relatives and friends are
airea.lv on their way t Sagamore hill.
PASSED AWAY WHIM ASLEEP.
Oyster Ray residents veere deeply af
fected when the news f the colonel's
fleath became known. The colonel's
death was the principal topic of con
versation on the streets. There were
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By WILLIAM BASKXRTILLE
International Trews Service Staff I
Correspondent.) !
OYSTER BAY. X. Y., Jan. 6 Tfcco-!
dore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth president j
of the United States. du.-tl at his homes
t
i at Sagamore H;II shortly after four;
j o'clock this morning of embolism. j
I His death was entirely unexpected, al- j
Inouah hp had been ill or sate. I
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Although one of the best known men j
of hi3 generation, the funeral will be i
'.strictly rrivate. The body will not be
! taken from Oyster Bay and the family
' even reauest that no Powers he sent. I
Even Nurse Wti Away.
I tireinent Inst nipht that his nurse did j
! not attend him and the only person!
! present whf-n he ceased to breathe at
4:15 o'clock was a body servant, James
I Anion, who had been in Colonel Rose-
; velt's service since the White House)
' days. - j
j Mrs. Roosevelt was the onty o?ier(
member of the family present at Sagi
naw Hill when the former president
passed away in his sleep.
The family physician. Dr. Faller, was
hastily summoned, but Col. Roosevelt
had been dead for some time before he
arrived.
I The dale of the funeral will not be j
delinitely fixed until Mr. and Mrs. Rich- j
j ard Derby, son-in-hiw and daughter of
Col. ami Mrs. Roosevelt, who are now in !
I Asheville. N. C., are heard from. Archi- i
bald Roosevelt, son of the colonel and j
! Mrs. Rwst velt, was in Uoston wlifn tne
Culonel died.
His Sleep Was Sound. j
Col. Rosevelt retired at 10:30 o'clock !
Inst nisht in the best of spirit and ap- j
parently feeling unusually well. Amon, j
the body servant, who has been sitting'
up in the colonel's room at nights, said
that the former president was sleeping
Foundly and peacefully at midnight. It
was not until a few minutes after 4
o'clock that the disturbed breathing of i
Col. Roosevelt indicated that something j
was wrong. The sleeper seemed rest- J
K'ontii.ued on pnge six.)
WORKMAN SGftLDEO ST
STANDARD CAR PLANT
Five Accident Cases at St.
"Margaret's Hospital To-
Day; E. Chi. Victims.
I Five men who met with accidents yes- .
I te relay are :n St. Margaret's hospital,
i The' cases arc as follows:
j AMr.ROSi: FH,SOM. 304 Cedar street.
I fatr.lly senld.d at the Standard Steel
i Car .. when steam was turned into a I
I boiler in which he was making repairs.
iJOIIN' MUIAST. East Chicago, leg
j ( i-u-hod when he was caught between
j two trains while flagging at a I. & O.
j R. R. crossing.
iMRIi.' MITi'HEI.I.. colored, company
! house. 5006, East Chicago, leg broken
and shoubb r dislocated when he was
I thrown beneath an engine at the Gras-
i selli Chemical Co.
j SKVK Ai'.TiiO, 4726 Alexander avenue,!
East Chicago, sealp cut, eyes discolor- f
j eel and free nruised when ne was
I struck several times by an assailant
who used a bottle as a weapon.
NICK KORME.V. 534 Amil place, leg
broken when he slipped on ice and fell.
c&argeTeglecT
of dutyby -officer
Thorough Inquiry to Be
Made to Aftermath of
Ship's Celebration.
(By International Bewi Service.)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6. A thorough
investigation of charges alleged to
have been made by army officers and
troops aboard the stranded transport
Northern Racine that the vessel went
ashore because of neglect of duty by
the naval officers In charge on the
boat the aftermath of a New Year's
celebration will be conducted by the
navy department. Secretary of the Na
vy Daniels annemnced today. The
charges were not made to Secretary
Daniels, but were brought to hia attention.
T W
LAKE
HAMMOND, INDIANA.
ROOSEVELT-The Idol of the American People
October 27, 1858'Died January 6, 1919
Teddy Goes to
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iff
4'-iV M
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This picture was one c neodore Roosevelt's favorite photographs. It was taken in the last year
of his presidency and he sat in the White House for it. His strong face is seen at repose something un
usual unless he slept.
ELEVEN HALE
INTO COURT
Eleven men were brought up before
Judge Klotz in the Hammond city court
charged with violating the liquor law.
The men were Sherman Buchanan of
Frankfort, Ind., arresjeil by Special
Agent Berwanser, fined $80.00; Tony
Rodler and Frank Jcslcsnick of Racine,
Wis., arrested by Special Agents Green
and Berwanger, fined $80 each; William
Hitche of Iafayette, Ind., arrested by
Special Agents Green and Berwanger,
fined $S0.00; John Mikaln, Sandar, Papo
and Anvelie Papo. of 2319 137th street,
Indiana Harbor, who had three four gal
lon jugs of whiskey In a laxie, driven
by Hoga of 112 Conkey avenue, Ham
mond, each of the feiur men were fined
$80; Louis Stein, of 1322 Meridan street.
Indianapolis, Iel.. fined $R0.OO. The trial
of William C.arvey. of Lafayette, Ind..
was continued until Jan. 11. and that of
John Kladarin. of 2177 Washington
street, Gary, until Jan. 3 0.
FAVORABLY
REPORTS BILL
(By International News Service.)
WASHINGTON. Jan. 6. House ap
propriations committee favorably re
ports bill covering President's recom
mendation for $100,000,000 to feed Europe.
COUNTY
MONDAY, .lAXUARY li, 1'Jlf.
His Long Rest
if-,
M3
y
at
wms
(By International News Service.)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6. The
congress of the United States ad
journed this afternoon as a mark of
respect to former President Theo
dore Roosevelt.
The house and senate were in
session only 15 minutes. Formal
resolutions of sorrow and con
dolence were adopted by both
houses and Vice President Mar-
.
shall appointed a committee Of fix-
BRITISH CABINET
IS RESGNED
(By International News Service.)
LONDON, Jan. 6. All of the mem
bers of the British cabinet have re
signed to give Premier Lloyd George
a free hand in the construction of a
new ministry, the Dally Express ytated
today.
EBERT IS OUT
FROM UNDER
(By International News Service.)
LONDON. Jan. 6. Chancellor Ebert
.y mm
This Morning
teen senators to attend Col. Roose
velt's funeral. The house commit
tee will be appointed tomorrow.
Senator Henry Cabet Lodge, veteran
republican lender, broke down in tears
as he attempted to eulogize the former
president in the senate.
"Roosevelt served the country in war
as president of the United States and
when vice-president, as president of this
body," Senator Lodge slowly pronounc
ed. "He was a great patriot, a great
American, a great man.
"He was devoted throughout his life
to his country. He tried always to be
a servant ot numanity. mere 13 notn-
j inK more. Mr. President, that I can say."
and the either majority Socialist mem
bers of the Berlin government resign
ed toelay, according to an Exchange
Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen.
THE STATES TO
QUESTION VALIDITY
tBy International News Service.)
WASHINGTON. Jan. 6. Action on
the part of some states to question the
validity of railroad rates Initiated by
the United States railroad administra
tion within the boundaries of the re
spective states, will be disregarded by
the railroad administration, Director
General of Railways McAdoo announc
ed today.
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TIM
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tNTEKNATMNAI, NEWS
KUL.L LEASED WIRE SERVICE.
ROOSEVELT'S ONLY
T IN LAKE
CO.
Spoke in Hammond in 1900
When Running Mate of
Willaim McKinley.
j
Col. Roosevelt's only visit to Lake i
county was in October, 19"'0, when!
Thos. McCoy, district count;- chairman;
and Virgil S. Reiter. then republican J
ceiunty chairman, brought him to Ham- j
mond to address Jhe voters e.f the conn- j
ty. Col. Roosevelt at tb-et tune was a!:
canenuate ior vice pr'-siticr, running
mate to William McKinley.
Both were triumphantly elected the
next month. At that tinif Roosevelt had
not reached the zenith of his fame, but
was greeted by an immense crowd. He
was escorted to Central park by a (roup
of Rough Riders and the- grin which
marked his face as be doffed his roujjh
rider hat to them will m er be forgot
ten by those who took part. mr w ill the j
words be snapped out at the stfind built j
for him to speak on. One of Mr. Iioose- !
velt's appeintees, when he became pi-f.si- j
dent, was Hon. Jesse Wilson, now a lead- I
ing lawyer in Hammond. made Mr. j
Wilson assistant secretary ef the int-r- j
tor. a position Mr. Wilson held for six
years.
Bulletins
On Death of
Roosevelt
FUNERAL TO BE PRIVATE.
(By International News Service.)
OYSTER BAY. Jan. 6. The fun
eral of Col. Reiosevelt will be priv
ate. The family requested today
that no flowers be sent.
ARCHIBALD GETS NEWS.
tBy International News Service.)
BOSTON, Jan. S. Capt. Archibald
Roosevelt was visiting with Mrs.
Roosevelt and their baby son at the
home of her mother. Mrs. Thomas
Lockwood, when he received the
news of the death of his father.
The Rosevelts started at ence for
Oyster Bay. Capt. Rosevelt was
wounded' in France and is con
valescing from a paralyzed arm.
WAS BETTER LAST NIGHT.
(By International News Service.)
OYSTER BAY, Jan. 6. The fol
lowing statement was given by Dr.
G. W. Faller. at Oyster Hay, the
physician who last say the colonel:
"Col. Rosevelt retired at 12 o'clock
last night feeling much better. At
4:15 o'clock this morning he simply
ceased to breathe. Death was caus
eel probably by a pulrnemary embol
ism." The funeral will probably be held
Wednesday from Christ Episcopal
church. Oyster Bay. Burial will be
in the Y'oung Memorial cemetery,
Oyster Bay Grove.
LONGWORTHS HEAR OF IT.
(By International News Service.)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6. Mr. and
Mrs. Nicholas Longworth left
Washington at 11 o'clock this morn
ing for New York and will continue
to Oyster Bay, the Roosevelt home,
where the colonel died. Mrs. Long
worth was formerly Miss Alice
Roosevelt, the colonel's eld'st
daughter. Early today Mrs. Long
worth received a 'telegram from
Oyster Bay saying her father "was
not expected to live," and she Im
mediately prepareel to leave for her
father's bedside. Congressman
Longworth arranged at once to ac
company her. Then came the news
of her father's dcatn. Mrs. "Long
worth is the first and only chi'.d by
the first Roosevelt marriage.
DIED IN HIS SLEEP.
OYSTER BAY, Jan. 6. The
former president Is reported to
have died in his sleep from em
bolism a blood clot affecting the
passage of hloeid throught the heart
- superinduced by a number of
maladies from which he has recent
ly been a sufferer.
NEWS SENT TO WILSON.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6. Notifica
tion of the death e.f Col. Theodore
Roosevelt was flashed across the At
lantic ocean this morning to Presi
dent Wilson by secretary to the
president. Mr. Tumulty. When he
heard of the ex-pr?sident's death
Secretary Tumulty ordered that the
flags ef the white house be lowered
to half mast in deference to the na
tional figure. Secretary Tumulty
also ordered the flags on all other
public buildings in Washington to
be drawn to half mast .
A ! J M M
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77E TIMES IoW Carna a
Full Leased H ire Scrv cc.
' Compare It!
On streets and news stands. 3c per copy
Delivered by carried In Hammond ami
West Hammond, SOc per month.
His Words Will
Thrill No More
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Country Loses ts Former Presi
dent, Most Picturesque Fig
ure In Its History, The
Humble and Mighty
Mourn for Teddy.
T Bulletin.
The death of Col. Roosevelt came at
a time when he was said to be preparing
a statement announcing- that be would
not be a candidate for the presidency in
1930.
(By International News Service.)
OYSTER BAY, N. Y
Jan. 6. Ex-President The
odore Roosevelt died at his
home at S.igamore Hill at 4
o'clock this morning.
Col. Roosevelt only recently left
the Roosevelt hospital in New
York after a series of illnesses that'
had extended over a year. He
suffered from mastoiditis, an affec
tion of the process behind the ears.
The colonel was in his 61st year.
BIO FIGURE IN IT. S. EISTOBT.
Col. Roosevelt, statesman, soi-
dier and author, and the twenty-
sixth president of the United
States, was the most spectacular
and picturesque figure that ever
appeared on the stage of American
public life.
For upwards of thirty years Col.
Koosevel was in the public eye' in ons
role or another and he was perhaps the
best known man of his day. A man o"
tremendous personality, his magnetism
won him a host of followers who stuek
vvith him through the ups and down of
his long and historic political career.
NEW YORKER BY BIRTH.
Col. Roosevelt us born in New lor,
city on Oct. 27, 1S58, being the seconJ
son of Theodore Rosevelt, a merchant
and philanthropist. The colonel could
trace- his American ancestry back to
Hi-14. when the first of th3 Rooseveic
family came to this country from Hol
la nel.
Col. Roosevelt turneel to politics a
i soon as he had been graduated from
Harvard in lit0 and his aptitude for
public life made itself apparent at once.
He worked his way through the New
! 1'eirk state assembly and the governor-
! ship to the vice-presidency of the Vnit-
! ed States and finally b:c9vn Mie twenty-
i sixth president in 1901.
SUCCEEDED THE
j REVERED M'XINLEY.
The colonel was not elected to hr
i tenure of the presidency, having sue
j ceeded President McKinley when the
j latter was assassinated by an anarchist
in Buffalo, N. Y. But in 1304 he wai
was elected president as tue popular
choice of the people.
The early years of the former presi
dent were those of a weak and sickly
hild. but by the sheer dominance of his
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