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CIVIL POPULATION SUPPORTING ECERT GOVERNMENT IN DIFFICULTIES RADICALS HOLD NEWSPAPERS Berlin Water V/orks Al o in Hand* of Spartacan* and They Are Attempt ing to Shut off Food Supply of Opponent* Berlin. J ii 11 I v government In l»»u*sl a i'M« l.'itinllnii nlfni king I »I» Knrtliell fur It* **»n tin •»«•«I denumi« llmii of the Lbcrt Hi-ln-iili-rimn cabinet white ul lh>' »nine time* attempting i< ni t mi negotiating agent fur tin- null i'll* who nr«' j-lottlng in overthrow flu government. Tin- proclamation «ecus •••I Hu- ni-w » I ui In»r imt only of pniiHiili lug vleimi* nml distorted iiri'iniiit* t»i Htn-i-t fighting, ami of charging tin government froop-i with tu*cdU-»i( t>ru liilily. Imt alkii of engaging In double ■ Ifit 11 ntf Mini treachery in sending II» henchmen. Including linn hi*, I Hitmann I tu rI Ii nml llri ltMi In-lil, In m l un Hid» »nrle« for lln- Kpnrtncan*, Till- r'vli- deinem * ill Merlin nri> giv lug 11 lint ii v No»ki*, it 1 1 o ha* charge of I In- govern mi-nt'a drfcn«ly c measuri-s, Unir mine »ii|i|>orl mul the govern ■nnii tu I recruiting office* urn busy signing tip volgiiteer* Tin- govern lllnllt troops liuvn »11(1 I'Wlrtl In rnl'iiv ••ring tin- big provision u .irele-oses In the oepeni*ki-r»l| n I- nml lln- Tell pli-liof, »» till h tin- spat tin huh Innl oc cupied. Tin* h g hew«paper planta nml the nfflni-ii of ih<- Wolff in »a Inirniiii arc hIiII in tin- tiatnlH of Ho- insurgents. BERLIN WATER WORKS TAKEN BV SPARTACANS Copenhagen, .Ian. II Tin* Sparta mm. according to tin- lli-rlln t-orre Mpoiidriit nf tin* Morllitgske Tlili-mli-, 1mvi* (M-rupli-i| mo- of tin- water work* In Merlin anil an- now iilli-iiiplliig to seize tin* i-uttl.....arki-t »»till tin- object of I'Ultllig off their ml»erxurle*' attp |>lli«« of meat. The government fort e«, mitlclpulllig Ihe min-lin-, have he«-n re inforced \«iih many mn-hlne gun*. REVOLVERS AND GRENADES USED IN STREET FIGHTING Merlin, .Ian. M The government ha* decided that It will elid III«* plotting« of Ihe Spart neu« Ho« lnli«t« with the ineati* til preivent nt Ii« dl«p*uml und In u priM'hiinatlon l»«ued ye«lerduy In Hiriiel* ll« troop« to defend the gov eminent. Tlo- proctaiiinllou prohibits nl«o the gathering of group« In the ■I reel*. Ht r**et ha tile« continue. 1 luring the fighting, revolver« and hand grenade« have heeli u«cd The uuuiher of per »on* killed or wounded I« not known. The Hpmlueu* group ha« captured tlo- S|>andmt 111 * 1111 « I nml distributed arm« among It« follower«. Ii 1.« mild the government would con«ent to a latrley with Ihe Spartucii* faction pro vided civilian« wen* dl«armed, m-cu |*l**d lull tiling-» were evncualed and t'hief of 1'olti e Kidinrii «liinild give In. LIBERTY BONDS WÜRTH $250,000 ARE STOLEN Registered Package Oitapprar* From Mail*, Apparently In South Bend, Indiana Chicago. Jan It Tlo* dl»appcaranc* of I'J.'il Ilk » * in Liberty houd« cou«lgtied hy the Ftr«t «V Old 1'eirolt NallourtI hank of m-trolt I»» the Studebuker cor |M*rttllon at S.nith Mi-ii-l, 1ml . was up imremty m* much n mystery lu«t nlghi as when flr«i discovered nearly n w*>ek ago t'hief l'imtofflc Iu«|h-* tor Jam*-« K. Hlewiirl of t'hlciigo «aid no tmei of the lid««ing bond* had ta-cu oh t allied. It hail been definitely e*tHhll«hed Mr Stew nr! «aid, that the tmud« had reached the South Mend |«»*|offlee. l*o«(nmnt*'i George W /inky ol S**ulh Mend entne to Chicago yesterday and talked will» Mr Stewart about lln cam* The Imllnna i»>«!iiin«ter «aid hl« of flie had receipt« for fl\ «» registered tnall package« for Ihe Studetmker c*ir |»>mllou lie «aid Ihe record« of hi* offli-e bad l*eeo carefully checked over and everything found to be regular A. It Kroklne. prc«ldeut of the Stu debuker *«*r|>oratlou. Informed the fed rral re»*-rve lunik <*f t'blcago yestrrduv that the imikage of bond* never reached the office of the cor|M>r*tlon He held to the belief (hit the bond' *ll«apj*ear*»l In transit. Four register *«l mall junk.igo« were rvcvlv*-*! by th* corporation, Imt the fifth. containing the bond*. could not be found • Cable Suit D<»tvo*oed. New V.rk Jan It Th* Injunction suit brought hy th*- Commercial ■ 'a51* company and the C«mimer* at Pac.fti Cable com pall' igiins* Piuttmuvdet (•«lierai Marl*'on t . rostra « h i from taking over for Co* govern on! their ' » .-»tordu) 1>\ Federal Judge Hand Tin * '»art « d-H't«ion In the matter win bn« cd «xi ihe contenttou of the United state*, district attorney Ihiit the court w»« wlbout Jurisdiction m the .-as** in *siunrti as the action »a* undertaken by the president a* u war act. PRINCE JOACHIM MURAT V ; - " *% . r "Hi fc ui' i n i - l ï. --u -- —-A . .... i I'rliuv .ImiI lii in Murat tendered Jil* town li< hi—*' at li'l Km- ill- Mnm-fuii, I'arls, in I'n »I i).-i 11 Wilson lit la- u**-d f»y Aim-rleti'* excrullve during Ida »lay it tin* 1 - reudi i npltal. NOT ALL OF ITALY'S CLAIMS WILLRECEIVE ENDORSEMENT President Wilton I* Understood to Have Toid Premier How Strong Hla View* Are I'm rl», Juli 11 I'd--.di nt W'llaon, It I« «nid. hn* vlrtiinlly iniid*- up hl« mind how far lie will «apport Italy « l.iltu« uf tin- pence tulile and Informed I'rt-mler Orlando of hl« decision, hut that It I« prohiihle Id« Iden« will not In- made known puhltdy until the |H*nce 'lelognt-s have been advised of them. It I« asserted by persons close to the prealdelit licit to- fuvor« only partial eiidiir«i-ini-iit of Italy « ambition«. The expeclntloii ha« bi-*i expre««t-d th.it l're«ldent Wilson i« ugr**eable to meet lug llie principal feature« of Italy'« h» I in to territory iiiidenlahl.v Italian and essential to safeguard her aov relgnty and at the «time time to rec ognize the terrltorlul aspiration« of the Jugn Slav«. It I« aiitlelpated that the pre«ldent'« leaning« In favor of Italy do not go so far ns to warrant the suggestion that to* I« In favor i*r giving Italy control of the Adriatic, tint that hy a project of Interim!lonulUntlon he I« willing to «iitisfy the Italian« that there will he no military threat to the east of • hem, according to person« supposed to be well Informed oil Ihe auhjcct. The president I« «aid to realize that tin* Italians arc depending nlmo«t sole ly on the F utter States for support, hut that lie hu« felt from the first that he could not endorse their claims in full, although he I« mild to entertain ihe wurmest sympathy for Italy. PRESIDENT WILL VISIT DISTRICT SWEPT BY HUNS 1'arK Jan 11. President Wilson, before he return« to the Culled State«, »III reach an agreement with entente representatives as to certain fundu mental i|u*-«tlon«, according to the linulnl«. These i|Ur«tlolis concern the new lioiitnhii'y between France mid Cernmuy. Imh-mnltle« and reparation«, and Malkaii and near eastern matter«. Tin* Matin any« that the president, wtm desire« lo visit the devastated re gion« of Flam.- he fore the opening "f the pet!.....-onfereiice, will make the Journey today. ENGLISH REPRESENTATIVES ARRIVE FOR MEETINGS Carl«. Jan. 11 Kavld l.lnyd George, th** Mrillali premier, will reach Carl* tonight from London. Arthur .1 Mai four, foreign secretary, will arrive to morrow morning. NEW YORK HARBOR STRIKE HINDERS SUPPLY SERVICE Army and Navy Tuga Unabla to Keep Tranaporta and Fraightara on th# Movo New York. Jim 11 Secretary of War Maker rem bed New York late vesterday to confer wtih army Iran« |«*rt offtelal« a« lo what act loll should t*e tak*-u In the matter of the harbor h*iut strike whteh baa reached a m-rt «tu« stage. Involving delay to tr-.in« l«>rts and army supplie* V\ bile army and navy tug« have been doing their b**«t to expedite the move ment of government vessel«, piers are congested t>y empty ligliters and t*arg»-* whicli have delayed govern ment operation*. At le««! '.'ll ocean going «teunishlp* engagtsl In olh*-r than government service have been tied up. COUNCIL WILL CONTROL FOOD London, Jan 11 The asaoclat»«! governments have decided to establish a supreme vv , coi led - . -r e,-, ,,f 1 ■ Italy, the t lilted Stares and Créa it .tain according to on offi-tal statement last tiignt. to deal vvllb the question* of food, finance and *h:j> plug resource«, with relation to re victualing nnd supplying the liberated and enemy territory and to co-ordinate «uch work with that "done for allied und neutral couutrte«. LEAüUE OF NATIONS RETURN OF PRESIDENT WILSON TO PARIS GIVES IMPETUS TO MOVEMENT SEVERAL IDEAS SET FORTH Two Bntith Plan* of Tentative Nature Presented While French Dip>* mat Voice* View*.—Arren cant Comparing I- ntntlvc om- hy h> Lint the war - fortnu l«ii lieell II- heilig • -••lullst-«. Cari». Ian. k. Th*t return to I'ari* of I'r*-' ident Wilson, the arrival of Lord liniert (Veil, the -p- I dei gn t** of the Mrltl«h government on th league of nation«, mid the presem h*-l** of l.eori Mourgeois, tie- l'reie h representative on the same subject, marked the Imiuguntllon of e\ehangi-s on th** definite terms by vviiuti the league I« to he constituted Already considerable progrè s hu« been made on the various tentative proposal« put forward, hut to Ihe re relit uhsenee of the president these have not lakt-n definite form as it i« recognized that he persoiuill;. -ill lake a leading part in the fluid formula Moil "f the plan. MeiutWhih hov.-ver. the various governments ch - fly in ten «ted are pr*-**'iltlrig ou'bin-s In ipilte definite form. Two ltrltl*h plans of th. nature have been presented I ord Kotiert ( '< i il, tin- other tenant Uencrul .1 ('. Smuts " cabinet. 'I he French plan . luted hy M. Mourgeois lias set forth mid these phases compared by the American «] who are preparing the groundwork lot President Wilson. Lord Cecil'* Plan Lord ('cell s plan outline« i tirotul mid comprehensive plan of tie league of nation«, hut thus far It is in general term* and ha* not yet been reduced to definite terms of enactment as It would appear In the treaty. (lerienil Smuts' plan is along simi lar lines, hut more general, and is mainly it thesis on the advantages of such a league of nations. Uencral Smuts Is the former minister of de fense of the Union of South Africa mid will come here with the Mrltish prime minister, Itavld Lloyd (Ieorge • Moth of these plans are receiving careful study by the American authori ties, It 1« declared. Moth are regarded In a most favorable light, though It still remains to reduce the general principle' to concrete terms. M. Mourgeois' plan, embodying the Kreuch point of view, while general, also embraces a number of specific do tails, Including compulsory arbitration, restriction of excessive m'intiment, mi Inlet national tribunal and a series of sanction* or pennltie« for enforcing observance of the league's decisions These sanction* Include various dlplo mal le, Judicial mid economic measures whereby the united tuitions may en force their decrees. The American viewpoint, as It Is now being formulated by the specialists a« the groundwork for the president seeks to reach nu accord on fumhi mental* on which all agree and present them In simple working form. One ot lilt* chief of these fundamental.* Is ttu formation of u league which will cm brace all the nations of the world, hui not one which will establish and 1ml mice tin* power among a group of im tlons. Also, care I* being taken tlmt the Influence of the various nation« In the league would he lu neeurdanco with their size and importance, so that the g-ent powers and the small power* would have voices according to their standing. Another feature especially concern Ing «mall undeveloped nations Is to be established, according to the American plan a system of International trn* teeship « hereby the various larger na tlons having a developed and stähle clvlllintlon will act ns trustees for the society of nations In fostering the program mid development of the un developed communities. Developing into Confereneo. The present Informai exchanges will progressively develop Into the formal gathering of the Interallied eonfervnet and that. In turn, to the peace eon gre«*. in which a number of commit lee« will tie charged with the various International subjects bcfore v Uu> con gre«« And out of these successive stag*-*. It 1« expected that n league of nation* will tie embodied as a tangible existing organ I rat Ion, a* well as a documentary treaty. The exchange of view« on the ten tatlve plan« I* permitting such mutual accommodation on fundamental point« that It I« expected that a publie state ment will trn made at »«„early dite wph the author! rat Ion of the govern ment* concerned shewing the general •haracter of the program made. THREE MORE STATES PASS PROHIBITION AMENDMENT Chicago, Jan * yesterday ratifie. > ' ->n amendmer L» state* that In ts.-rd of .«mgr* « I" more «täte« -posed |>roh g a total of «cd the pro house of ?h 'id., legislature vo»ed yesterday f*. the amendment an ! if the senate fo>. lows suit, the projs.sal vv'.il need t to- pas*.«) by only It', more «tato« T! pr*i|MMcd addition to the basic law v* ratifi««! yesterday hy th.- legislate of Ohio. Colorado and Oklahoma LANE WANTS MONEY TO RtCLAIM SOLDIER LAND Immediate Con* deration of Approprt at.on for $100,000,000 Is Demanded -Imt. 11. Imt n-ip for ?1»JU.'*I0,'*IU fnr 21 Tin* fill p of a at*-« Hi •« i-l at ltioll s •S of ri liable * 0.1 in tin* i soldiers was !.. Lane al [ an ii lie- la r ud-iiiImTn of ni-** ('ilüUlbfT. eon (jf Ihi* d< cj»urtJiifr*iit iiot t [>Ul> • labor for thoii*aiels ol iiwi frm a th** military >» r . ; V L ll e '.ii*. but will t'îl'*' t ll* • resources of th« efly tll-i ■ program content UJxIiar^ »•l.i -soiiiit rs Im ein ; IT* lit W ages on vast r* •da ■lue* ill many «titles nnd bar ilo .v in- permitted later to select -I- lion of ihe reclaimed land for fann ing purjsi.se«. the government furnish ing money to pay for the cost of de velopment. This money, together with the full co«t of the land and Interest, would In- returned to the government. •'The project will not cost the gov ernment a penny,'' Secretary Lane .«aid. "Full payment fflr the land will he made within 10 year«. ' Necessity for haste in making the ippropr.a: on was eiapha*i/.ed hy •S. ■ i i-tni v Lane. Soldier* are being di-i-hurgid front tin* service at the rate of thousand* a day, he said, and provision tor employing them should la- made so..;.. SOCIALIST CONSPIRATORS FOUND GUILTY AT CHICAGO Congressman-elect Berger and Four Others Liable to From One to Twenty Years Chicago, Jan. !k Five leader« of-thc Socialist party were found guilty by a jury In Federal Judge Landis' court yesterday of conspiracy to violate the espionage act hy delivering public sped lie* and circulating published ar ticles with the wilful intent of caus ing Insuliordliiation, disloyalty and re fusal of duty among the military and naval forces of Ihe United States, and with Interfering with the recruiting service and the enforcement of the se lective draft law. The men found guilty are: Victor L. Merg» r, congressman-elect from Milwaukee, and editor of the Milwaukee Leader. Adolph tlertner, national secretary uf the Socialist juirty. v. J. Louis Kngilahl, editor of the American Socialist, official publication uf the Socialist party. William F. Kruse, national secretary of the Young I'eojile's Socialist league. llev. Irwin St. John Tucker, Social ist writer mid lecturer, formerly di rector of the literature department of the Socialist party and author of "The 1'rlce \Ve Pay," "Why We Should Fight," and other nnti-vvar pamphlets. The convicted men face prison terms of from one to twenty years, a fine of front SI to Sld.OtHt or both, at the dis cretion nf the trial judge, who will fix the punishment later. Attorney « for the defendants imme diately presented a motion for a new trial. Judge Landis fixed January 23 as the date when he will hear argu ments on this motion. CONGRESS WOULD CURB POWERS OF PRESIDENT Washington. Jan. 9.—Legislation to prevent President Wilson from turn ing railroad* back to private manage ment In the Immediate future will be Introduced in congress soon. It was said yesterday after Interstate Com merce Commissioner Clark had told the senate Interstate commerce Com mission that most members of the com mission believed the president should ho deprived of Ids power. Senator Cum mins of Iowa doclnrod n resolution taking from the president authority to return the roads at will would be presented to congress shortly, as n menus of insuring that congress will have time to consider suitable railroad legislation before line« are returned to private management. This might be accomplish*«! by amending the rail road control act. TWENTY ARE KILLED IN BIG FILM EXCHANGE EXPLOSION Pittsburg. Tan. S Hot ween 10 nnd 2n persons, mostly women and girl* were killed ami more than a «core others Injured here late yesterday when a terrific explosion wrecked a film exchange build ng at **"| Pennsyl vania avenue in the dovvr.t c.,- n section of tlie * ty. Light bodies have been re cover.«! from the ruins, and firemen working on the Interior of the 'true lure, report that many other bodies are burled in the wreckage. of Portland Gee* After Flu. Portland Jan. 1L—N,-»- stringent measures to combat the Influenza were resorted to here yesterday a* a result of a conference between represent;! live* of the city, rout'* y and « -hoot hea d V physj. an ha* been ma le di rector general of th-- fight against the epidemic an i has been given complete charge of operation*. An emergency hospital hi* been ojvened nnd a cal' «ent to the surgeon general in Wash Ington for additional nurses, vjuaran tine regu'.itlous are being more strict ly enforced. I j I j ! j , J ! I I | ROOSEVELT DIES AI OYSTER BAY Great American Succumbs to Complication of Diseases. RESULT OF BRAZILIAN TRIP Sketch of the Former President'* Re markable Career as Rancher, States man, Soldier, Explorer and Au thor—Lost One Son in War. NVw York—Col. Theodore Itoosevelt died at his home in Oyster Bay .-arly Monday morning. The Immédiate cause of death, It was stated hy one of his physicians, .vas pulmonary eiuhollstu. or lodgment In the lung of a clot from a broken vein. Colonel Roosevelt's last illness may he sakl to date from last February. On February 5, it »its announced that he had lie*«i removed from his home iu Oyster May to the Roosevelt hospital in this city, following an operation on one of hi« ears. Soon after his ar rival at the hospital lie underwent two more ojierntions for the removal of disen œd tissue In Ids Infected ear, and it was admitted at the time that he was seriously III. He remained at the hospital until March 3. Curing May and June the colonel made a number of addresses, speaking at Springfield, Mass., and in New York. In June he made a tour of the West, during which lie suffered a slight at tnck of erysipelas in one of his legs. Kurly in November the colonel was taken to Roosevelt hospital in this city for the treatment of rheumatism and sciatica. While in the hospital re ports became tinrent that the colonel was more seriously til than his physi cians would admit. F'olonel Roosevelt returned to his home In Oyster Bay on Ohlstmns day. Wa* Typical American. Theodore Roosevelt, who was known as "the most typical American" throughout Ids career, had been fam ous for "setting records." He was thj youngest president the nation ever had, succeeding to the office on Wil liam McKinley's death at the age of forty-two. He set a high mark for service to the public, having been a New York slate legislator, national convention delegate, United States civil service commissioner, president □f the New York police hoard, assis tant secretary of the navy, colonel in the Spanish war, governor of New York, vice president of the United States and president. Colonel Roosevelt is held to have had as diverse Interests and as wide acquaintance with all jilmses of life as any man in history. In addition to his Immense political activities, he was the author of many books on travel, sport, history, politics nnd other sub jects, was a tighter for reform from the moment he first appeared In city politics in New York, a holder of many university degrees, an orator, a lec turer. great hunter, athlete, interna tional peacemaker and militant leader of his followers at nil times, whether In or out of office. Was Born in New York City. Theodore Roosevelt was born Octo ber 27, lS.vS, in New York city. His father was Theodore Roosevelt and his mother before her marriage was Mar tha Mullock. The hoy began life w ith I small, frail body and not robust health. His ambition from youth was to lie strong an athlete, a doer of Trent deeds nnd a scholar as well. His "•■markable mental endowment was shown In the way he accomplished 'he dual object In life, so that after «even years and n hnlf as president, during which he promulgated innumer -hle reforms nnd national Issues, he went to AfrlcH and for nearly a year whs n hunter In the Jungles, undergo ne hardships, hut coming out more ro *'u«t and active than ever. It was predicted that Africa would -111 Roosevelt, but In a few days' time 'e had changed the hunting shirt for he clothes of the d'plomnt and was dog Idolized nnd showered with h«n -rs In the courts of Kurnpe. Start» Hi* Political Career. Roosevelt completed his education at Harvard university In IKSn nn q tj lp • me year married Alice Hathaway L-'e. daughter of Oeorge Cahot Lee of Vow lork. She lived only four years nd w as the mother of the present Mrs Mice Roosevelt Longworth. wife of Congressman Nicholas Longworth of Cincinnati. O. Colonel Roosevelt's Interest in poli ties dates from the year after hi* mnr -Tnge to Miss Lee Some of the Re publican district leaders in New York I taken an Interest In him. He j --emed n likely young fellow, with I »'Igor, ambition nnd .some money. Two j vears Inter he was sent to the state ! issembty nt Albany and began a cn j reor which marked him nut „« a man , devoted to the public Interest. After three years of assembly ho«-. J «ver Roosevelt thought he had enough ! f " r " tiT ™' w1 »Mrew from p„hiiè I .' ° ^ n,> ,f «TPed out cordially hated I - v ,hp corrupt politicians, disliked p v | TO ""- 1r «' "Mv New Yorker* and n i ready hailed as the acknowledged led 'er Of the reform element In his par*v Ihe death of his wife als.» wa* „ fa .^ •or in tv* temporary retirement, and he went to a ranch In North Dako a »* -that f« ur : tenderfoot. • The tenderfoot, however, put In prac tic* «.io« fundamental rules for hon esty in the conduct ol the i purchased and the name* of ^ were s*hjii dropjied. He bi-fatajj lar, a noted hunter, a gi»<j provided himself during lu# J roughing it with a go<H] which was to prove invuiuabl*» later in life. In lS-Nij Roosevelt became , date for mayor of New Y -rk l third. Hi* reputation v,«« ^ however, and President Harrt*» ed him for u place on the imtloe, .'t-rvice commission. He <1* body and later became it* pr^ It was in 18S<; that Mr. R (J , nr --;•••■) Mi" Lilith K. rmijT while in Lomh-n. She v..,- tj^] ter of Charles Curow of New tj In the Spanish War. In 1*93 Roosevelt resigned fj HCTT service commission an» fight ou Tammany hall. n e ] two years as police comiiilssjj New York city, stirring up j rujitionistM. and then President! ley made him assistant serretujl navy. When the Main-- wasf up he resigned and helped rj first volunteer regiment of cnj the w ar with Spain. It wgj J mous rough riders, of which Ll Wood was made colonel. Colonel Wood was later girq gade and Roosevelt promoted | maud of the Rough Riders. Roosevelt was commended for| conduct at the battles of Last and San Juan hill. Governor and President! Coming hack from the war.l velt was elected governor York. But he would not he bo the politicians, so instead of him it second term they porsuai to take the nomination for vie •lent on the ticket with Mi When President McKinley, ski assassin, died on September] Roosevelt became president President Roosevelt served j Kinley's unexpired term and« ed president in 1004 by the lira jority ever given a candidate] office. In his seven and a bq in the White House he had as jiortunity to show the stuff thaï him. He lived deeply and !>r<J was :it once the accomplished! the world, the student of problems, as well hs of N adroit politician, the forceful! books and eloquent public spe He had the happy knack dj Ing or reviving phrases that! the memory of his hearers who heard him usually cnrrtj with them an apt summaryt tlons so cleverly worded as s easily forgotten. Colonel Roosevelt's stand,] tlrst cry for the "square deal fight for a second elective tent was always on the basis of i tice and on the platform of I the condition of the working) die classes. Along this liuel his demand for the Initintivd erenum, and the recall of ja| and judicial decisions. As president, Roosevelt's | and seope of endeavor were] he became u great lnternntioi through his many negotiadl foreign powers and took in U problems at home seldom ton] president. Booms Taft for Preside] Roosevelt declined a secot term in 1908 and fostered dney of his secretary of wa! H. Taft, who was elected When he left office, Mard Roosevelt was the unquestioi of his party. Taft was his oil Roosevelt went to Africa specimens for museums and understood, to he out of tl and escape possible nccu'iit tempting to influence the the new administration. Colonel Roosevelt was n ; ter. His exploits In kil!;at| In equatorial Africa are through the book which h«| the subject. It was in the summer Colonel Roosevelt traveled 1 country promulgating hi« of the "new nationalism, a year he editorially attacked! treaties with Great Britainf proposed by President Taftj Candidate of Progrès At the Republican comet* engo. beginning June 13,1 wa« nominated by 21 votes] jority, hut a few hours nomination Roosevelt had] his name as a candidate! night at u meeting In i >rd| Chicago, the Progressive given its first real imperil*I stration for Roosevelt and I was named for president party. A formal cnnventM later nnd he ran as the date of the third party port from Republicans ;>nd 1 alike Woodrow Wilson. fltM wn« elected, however h.-d to lie content with -kj Taft for second pine In 1914 Colonel R «>* party of exploration n ica. especially in the n'* zil. Then he mad- an*» Europe In 191ff h «idered as n candidat- f dentlnl nomination h «Ives, hut at ihe la«» si cPned the honor, d-d For of supjxvrrlng M r publican nomine*-. S n-' he had devoted bis - the task of teaching »' ' 1 fary preparedness end with his pen. In the war "f tral powers. He sought ! «erve in the army, b His three sons were service, and one. Quent*| in an airplane combat.