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Colonel Persists in Going to the Audi
torium to Speak After the
AooidentCrowd is
Milwaukee, Oct. 15.Colonel Theo*
dore Roosevelt was shot and perhaps
seriously wounded as he was leaving
She Gilpatrick hotel for the Auditorium
to make a speech.
The wound was regarded as super
ficial and the colonel went on to the
hall and began his speech after he had
seen the assassin arrested and taken
to the police station.
Henry F. Cochems seized the would-
^_ John Stratton of Milwaukee and Dr.
WOUND I S NOT SERIOUS. S. S. Sorenson of Racine, Wis., who
were in the audience and came to the
dressing room on a call from the plat
form, made a superficial examination
of the wound. They agreed that it
was impossible to hazard a guess as
to the extent of the colonel's injuries
and that he should by all means go at
once to a hospital."
"I will deliver this speech or die,"
aid the colonel.
After the meeting olosed Roosevelt
was rushed to his automobile and
flashed through the streets to the
emergency hospital.
The operating room had been placed
In readiness to receive Colonel Roose
velt and six of the leading surgeons
Of Milwaukee were awaiting his ar
rival. Colonel Roosevelt was undress
eu and placed upon the operating table
ground. Captain A. O. Girard, of Mil-!
waukee, who was on the front seat,.
jumped almost at the same time and
In an instant the man was overpower
ed and disarmed.
coat, and he found that his shirt wai carefully laid plan by Schrank, which
soaked with blood. He insisted thai was often flustrated, but in which he
he was not hurt badly. A superficial i finally succeeded, according to his
examination of the wound was madq
when he reached the Auditorium, and
three physicians agreed that he was
in no immediate grave danger.
The prisoner told the police aftei
an hour's examination that he wai
John Schrank of 370 East Tenth st,
New York.
Colonel Roosevelt's life probably
was saved by a manuscript of tin
speech which he delivered. The bul
let struck the manuscript which re
tarded its force as it passed through
into the fi%sh
The assailant was prevented from
firing a second shot by Albert H. Mar
tin, one of Colonel Roosevelt's two
Colonel Roosevelt had just stepped
into ar automobile when the would-be
Martin, who was standing in the
car with the colonel, leaped onto the i
man's shoulders and bore him to the
A wild cry of "Lynch him!" went
op from the crowd. Colonel Roose
velt spoke to the people and told them
to spare the assailant. The man was i
taken into the hotel and held there
4 until he was removed to the police sta
tion. In spite of the entreaties of phy
sicians, Colonel Roosevelt insisted
apon delivering his address.
"I will make this speech or die, one
or the other," he said.
Harry F. Cochems, one of the Wis
pensin Progressive leaders, told the
great crowd which had assembled in
the Auditorium that Colonel Roose
velt had been shot and asked the peo
ple to be calm.
Tfce crowd was thrown almost into
a panio by the announcement, but
Oolonel Roosevelt calmed the people
by rising and assuring them that ho
was not badly hurt. Then he began
Ms address.
Several times he seemed to be grow
tog weak, and members of his party
reee to help him. He mentioned them
to sit down.
"Let me alone. I'm all right," he
As soon at Colonel Roosevelt had
^assured himself that the assassin wag
gafe in the hands of the polioe, he
gave orders to drive on to the Audi
tortam. ,t j$
They had driven hardly one of the
four blocks from the hotel to the An
Wjttorium when John McGrath, another
of Colonel Roosevelt's secretaries, ut
tered a sharp exclamation and pointed
to the colonel's breast
"Look, coloasV ho said, "there is
a hole in your overcoat"
Colonel Roosevelt looked down, saw
Ine hole, then unbuttoned the big
brown army coat which he was wear
ing and thrust his hand beneath it.
When he withdrew it his fingers were
ptained with blood.
Colonel Roosevelt was not at all die*
tnayed by his discovery.
"It looks as though I had been hit,"
he said, "but I don't think it is any
i thing serious."
Dr. Scurrey Terrell of Dallas, Texas,
who had entered the automobile just
before it started off, insisted that the
colonel return to the hotel. He would
not hear of it, however, and the car
was driven to the Auditorium.
As soon as they reached the build
ing, Colonel Roosevelt was taken into
a dressing room and his outer gar
ments were removed.
Dr. Terrell with the help of Dr.
ax MWiJL
be assassin and held him until police-! ^th^ughTe" tatated"^rnT ~not
men came up. A mob surged around badly hurt and that the doctors were
the man, who apparently is a radical. taking it too seriously,
on the subject of Roosevelt's running An examination of the wound show-
for another term as president, but the I
that it had been made by a bullet
police succeeded in landing him safe
ly in the central station.
The assailant, who is small of stat
ure, admitted firing the shot and said
that "any man looking for a third
term ought to be shot."
In notes found in the man's pock*
ets at the police station, were state)
ments that the man had been visited
in a dream by the spirit of William
McKinley, who had said, indicating
Colonel Roosevelt, "this is my mur
derer, avenge my death."
Roosevelt Felt No Pain.
The colonel felt no pain at the tim
,.the shot was fired and was not awar
that he was shot until he -was on th
way to the Auditorium. His attention
was then called to a hole in his over
of large size.
It entered the fleshy part of the
right breast, half way between the
collar bone and lower rib. The physi
cians found that they knew no more
after their examination and, as to the
location of the bullet, and it was de
cided to send for an X-ray machine
to determine to what depth the mis
gle had penetrated.
While he was waiting for the X-ray
machine, Colonel Roosevelt sat up on
the operating table and talked poli
tics and joked with the physicians.
Assailant Talks Freely.
After a long cross examination Colo
nel Roosevelt's assailant, John
Schrenk, talked more freely.
The shooting was the result of a
The man talked freely after his first
stubborn refusal to give his name
when he was arrested by Sergeant
Mooney at the Gilpatrick hotel.
According to his story, he formerly
ran a saloon at 370 E. Tenth Street
between avenues and C, New York
city. He was born in Erding, Bavaria,
two hours out of Munich, the capital.
He is 36 years old and came to this
country when he was nine years old
with his parents. He had been engag
ed in the saloon business, as pro
prietor and as an employe of mem*
hers of his family nearly all his life,
until he decided that it was his duty
to kill Colonel Roosevelt.
.._,... /N A ii York in 1895.
Martin Leap. Onto Assailant.
assassin pushed his way through the Quainted with Roosevelt since the col-
crowd in the street and fired. i
iB hom
Jn wMc
Kinley i
had been personally ac-
ithe^ afte
consideratioend of situation,
was liv-e address ate that tim
appeared Presidenattolad
de aMc to him. He wans bry
this dream that it was not
him but Roose.
McKinley, in his dream,
8 0 tha
kiUe Roosevelto ha.
Uoionel Roosevelt'se speciatl traicno left
for Chicago at 12:50 a. m. The Colonel
said that he would spend the night on
the car and that after remaining a few
hours In Chicago he would go on td
Indianapolis to fulfill his speaking en*
gagement for tonight.
Roosevelt's Train, South Milwaukee*
Colonel Roosevelt was in bed, rest*
lng quietly as the special train pulled
out of Milwaukee for Chicago.
Chicago.Roosevelt will be taken to
the Presbyterian hospital on West Con
gress street, where the four Chicago
surgeons who were to have gone to
Milwaukee, will extract the bullet.
Milwaukee.The positive statement
that Colonel Roosevelt was not injured
seriously was made by Dr. Frederick,
A. Stratton of Milwaukee, one of the
physicians who examined the Colonel,
New York.John Schrenk formerly
lived at the address given in the Mill
waukee dispatches. He is a laundry
man who left here about a month ago.
He has a wife and child here. The po
lice are investigating his history. i-S:
2CV- ^ta
|$i^Car Hits Auto One Killed.
lb&3hicago, Oct. 15.One man was
killed, two others seriously hurt and
a woman probably fatally injured
when a street car collided with a
sight-seeing automobile on the South
Dem 9
Sheaf Want Ads. do the Business.,
Andrew Boman, one of the honored
pioneer settler of town of Vega, pass
ed away last Saturday at the age of
73 years and 9 months.
Deceased was born in Sweden, Oct.
3, 1839. He came to America about
35 years ago, staying a few years in
Wisconsin. Then he returned to
Sweden, was married, and with his
young wife again started for Ameri
ca's shores, coming to town of Vega,
Marshall county, Minn., in 1881, where
he located on a homestead that has
ever since been his home. By indus
try and thrift he prospered and de
veloped a fine farm and reared a fa
mily of sturdy boys and girls. A
few years ago the farm was improved
by the erection of a large and com
modious new house.
Deceased led a quiet and sincere
Christian life, was a good neighbor
and friend and took an active inter
est in everything that tended to build
un the community in which he livsd
both morally and materially. He
united with the Baptist church of the
town-in 1888 and has ever since been
one of its active members. During
the past year or so his health has
been poor and he was glad to be call
ed to his eternal rest.
Deceased is immediately mourned
by the wife who survives him and by
seven children whose names are as
follows: Mrs. G. N. Morkassel, of
McCrea Mrs. Fred Enix, of this city
Mrs. Oscar Larson, of Vega, Arvid
P.oman, of this city and Charley, Axel
and daughter Annie, who are at home.
A sister of deceased, Mrs. Mary Dal
quist, of Warrenton, is also among
those who mourn.
The funeral was held Tuesday af
ternoon from the Swedish Baptist
church in Vega, and was largely at
tended by neighbors and friends who
came to show their last respects to
one whom in life they had held 1n
high e~steem. Rev. C. Wallin, also
in old pioneer of the town and neigh
bor and good friend of deceased, had
been asked by him to officiate at the
fvmeral, and did so, preaching a very
touching and impressive funeral ser
mon. The remains were tenderly
laid to rest in the BapHst cemetery.
Thus one more of the sturdy pio
neers of this county has finished his
work on earth and entered the
heavenly rest. Peace to his memory.
The E. M. C. T. A. convention held
at Middle River October 12th, was a
decided success. The teachers were
royally entertained by the Middle
River ladies who served refreshments
at noon and at four in the afternoon
and certainly the teachers did ample
justice to the delicious luncheons.
The attendance in the morning was
not as good as might have been ex
pected, due, possibly, to the rainy
v/eather and bad roads. The program
opened with the roll call in which
every member responded by giving a
new plan for the year. This was fol
lowed by election of officers. Miss 01-
ga Willard was elected president
Miss Rankin, secretary and Miss
Clara Bakke, treasurer. Miss Eliza
beth Rankin the former president,
gave an instructive talk concerning
the many new reforms. Miss Clara
Bakke then entertained with one of
her famous songs. This closed the
forenoon session.
New arrivals who came on the
train strengthened the attendance. At
12:45 the afternoon session opened
with an address by Mr. Selvig, Supt.
of Crookston Agricultural School. His
lecture was based mainly on agricul
tural interests and showed the speak
er's deep insight in the rural school
problem. Mrs. Hjertoe and Miss
Gertrude SJoberg delighted the audi
ence with an instrumental duet which
was followed by a song by Mr. Hjer
tos. !'/,.He was not permitted to go
without an encore. Miss Mary Rund
tom read a well prepared paper on
composition and grammar. The pro
gram was closed by a solo by Miss
The association wishes to express
its thanks for the hospitality shown
and for the efforts made in securing
able speakers.
A Marshall Co. Teacher.
The Passion Play or Life of the Di
vine Christ. The most beautiful film
play ever produced to the American
public. Full and complete with
3,000 feet of film! Saturday night on
ly at Electric Theatre.
An acre corn- growing contest is o
be held in the four associated school
districts under the supervision of the
Warren High school. All boys in
these districts between the ages of
34 and 21 are eligible. All entries
must be made to W. J. Freed, agri
culture director, not later than Dec.
st, 1912. The seed is to be furnish
ed free. Three prizes are to be of
fered as follows: 1st prize $15 2nd
prize $10: 3rd prize $5. These prizes
are to be awarded on the basis of the
greatest total yield of ear corn.
No ^restrictions are made, but the
corn must be kept clean. The fol
lowing suggestions are offered, but
the corn grown is in no way restrict
ed by them.
1. It is better to have the land fall
2. Have the' ground well* prepared
and a'good seed bed. *$j^
3. Manure thedand, preferably this
4. plant the corn early.
5. Cultivate the corn often. Culti
vation^ hastens the corn along, de
stroys weeds and conserves moisture.
6. Don't plant the corn too thick.
Thinner planted corn is earlier in ma
turing, The corn may be planted a
trifle thicker than desired and then
thinneji down.
7-. Removing all suckers and bar
ren stalks will do no harm and may
hasten maturity.
For, information apply to W. J.
Freedt or Supt. E. M. Mitchell.
Miss Wennerberg and Miss Lund
gren visited with friends in Hallock
in the early part of the week. On
their return Miss Irene Jacobson of
Montevideo accompanied them and
stopped off in Warren for a brief visit.
The enrollment at the college con
tinues .to grow every week. It is
more than double the enrollment of
last year at ihffi time.
The commfttfe ofarrangements for
the convention of the Luther League
to be held in Warren, November 16,
and 17 has held a meeting. Invitations
have already, thru the pastors, been
extended to all the Young Peoples
societies of the Red River Valley dis
trict A good attendance is looked
for. All delegates and visitors
should notify Prof. C. E. Sjostrand
who is chairman of the reception
committee, and places will be found
for their entertainment.
Last Sunday afternoon Pres. Abra
hamson and Mr. August Lundgren
were present at the meeting of the
Nyskoga Young Peoples society. Pres.
Abrahamson spoke on the subject,
"The Value of a Religious Education."
The meeting was well attended by
the young people of the congrega
tion. An interesting program was
given this was followed by refresh
The College faculty has been reor
ganized with the following officers:
Prof. C. E. Sjostrand, secretary Miss
Florence Abrahamson, registrar
Prof. A. W. Knock, librarian and his
torian Prof. O. E. Abrahamson, cura
tor and O. A. Finseth, assistant cura
tor of the museum.
Carl Holm, '12, on his arrival in
Montana was appointed assistant
cashier in a new bank. We wish to
congratulate Carl on his ppointment.
The college quartette has met for
rehearsals. Probably we may soon
hear it again.
Prof. A. W. Knock conducted ser
vices in the Swedish Lutheran con
gregation in Crookston last Sunday.
Quite a number took advantage of
the special offer of last week and en
rolled in the vocal department.
Victoria Johnson left last week for
Borup, Minn., where she will teach
during the coming winter, j
Mrs. Bill Duffy of Winnipeg, is vis
iting at the home of her brother Se
ver Erickson. $ Xv*
Carl Hanson of Warren, candidate
for register of deeds was in our town
this week soliciting votes for the
coming election, frjfe^
Mr. Martin of Minneapolis called on
our farmers one day the past week
trying to buy flax straw.
Martin Olson, of Springbrook, Kitt
son County, was a business caller in
our town Saturday.
Threshing is progressing rapidly in
this nice weather, We only wish for
one more week as nice as the last has
been and threshing will be just about
Qjnly a Few Hours
in which to
The Big Double District Piano Con
test, which by its generous offer, has
attracted the attention of the whole
county, will come to a close next Sat
urday, Oct 19, at 9:00 p. m. sharp.
Over $900.00 in prizes will he awarded
to the girls competing for them at
For the Valuable Prizes in the Big
Double District Contest
that time and the present offer of I
double votes on old or new subscrip
tions makes it possible for a candidate
to get busy now and win one of the
Last week's issue of The Sheaf con
tained full particulars of the closing
rules and if there is any one particu
lar part of the rules that a girl does
not already understand, she can be
made clear on the point by calling the
contest manager at The Sheaf office.
Now is the time to get after the
friends who promised to help you
near the end if you stood a chance to
win. Tell them that you stand as
good a show as any other girl and
ask them for a ten year subscription.
If you get many of these kind you are
sure to win. Remember, that you
have nothing to lose, and everything
to gain. Keep right on working hard
right up till the closing hour and get
all the money that you possibly can.
The fifth grade is drawing outline
maps of the northeastern states.
Monday morning Miss Johnson told
us about St. Paul and the parks and
lakes near there.
The Misses Orntsrud, Wick, Han
son and Solberg spent Saturday and
Sunday at Crookston.
The civics classes are grateful to
Justice W. O. Braggans for a set of
legal blank forms used in connection
with his official duties.
The teachers from the four associa
ted districts met with the superin
tendent and industrial teachers of the
Warren school, Saturday afternoon
for the purpose of planning work for
the present year.
Several parents have expressed the
wish that a music and drawing in
structor be engaged for the public
Supt. Jedlicka of the Mcintosh
schools recently visited Warren and
looked over the industrial depart
ments of the schools.
Washington Building
The first grade has had an Indian
camping ground in their room with
braves emerging from the woods or
One year, $1.00600 votes.
Two years, $2.001300 votes.
Three years, $3.002300 votes.''
Four years, $4.003500 votes.
Five years, $5.005000 votes.
Ten years, $10.0015,000 votes.
Canadian subscriptions, $1.50, 1 yr.
Thea following isda listrofrespectiv cndida tes an thei
standings up to Wednesday Oct. 9. If
this count does not agree with the
count of any candidate, the said can
didate will call at the Sheaf office any
time to ask for a recount. The con
test manager will then go over all
her votes with her and rectify any
mistakes. Otherwise the final count
will be made and the winners decided
according to the total in this issue.
Martha Ballard 140,000
Caddie Robinson 137,300
Edith Allen 135,500
Eda Swanson 53,500
Ida Johnson 46,500
Rural Routes
Martha Olson 150,000
Lilly Nichols 147,400
Ruth Wood 139,700
Alice Anderson 75,000
You are bound to win one of thejJeanette Powell 73,ltrt
valuable prizes, but you can "win one I Hazel Green r~...:..r...~ .....68 I00*"***
of the $350.00 pianos, if you get busy! Edith Head 50,000
and work hard right up to the last! RADIUM
minute. Think of it, a $350.0Q piano Ella Hill 145,200
absolutely free and that is what it will Hazel Anderson 74,600
mean to the two girls in their re- APPLE
spective districts who have the high- Theresa Hunstad 87,W)0
est number of votes at 9:00 p. m. next' ALVARADO
Saturday. Amy Brunsell 75,700
Double the following schedule and) VIKING
you will have the number of votes
that will be given on all subscriptions
till the close:
Double the following schedule and
you will have the amount of votes
that we will issue on all subscriptions I
until the close:
***********#i galloping across the sandy plains.
HIGH SCHOOL NOTES There are also mountains, woods and
-#****#*******|a lake. Very realistic and exciting
The Junior class will give a hallow- even though it was all on a sand
e"Qn program and entertainment Oct. table.
26 in the High School building. There At present the little folks are mak-
will be a program, refreshments and! ing furniture for a doll house and if
many attractions, free, and other-wise, i they do nicely the people of Warren
Admission 20 cents. Witches and will not have to look far for furniture
choice spirits of darkness will hold makers.
high carnival at the Warren High I The second and third grades are
School, Oct. 26, at eight o'clock. busy making October booklets.
Hear ye, oh, hear ye' Come around The fourth and fifth grades are
on Saturday evening to the hallowe'en making hallowe'en posters of fences,
jamboree. There'll be fun and impish! pumpkins and other things suggestive
glee, don't forget to come and see. of hallowe'en.
Mr. Freed gave us an interesting' Massasoit was chief of what tribe?
description of the International Stock Ask some of our sixth grade folks
show in assembly period on Wednes- and they will tell you and convince
Ida Erickson 69,500
Augusta Hogberg 65,600
Libby Oimiston 60,100
Anna Grenlin 57.600
you. There is a slight difference of
opinion but either side is capable of
convincing you their way.
The seventh and B. eighth grade
teacher is having a hard time nowa
days and is wearing a bandage on her
wrist. There's evidently been a
scrimmage and the other party was
completely obliterated from the land
The farmers are not the only ones,
who will be glad when threshing and
potato digging is over. Every teacher
who has pupils old enough to work
has an incomplete enrollment, somo
having as many as half a dozen ab
sent. So please, Mr. Farmer, hurry
up and give us our boys again.
The seventh and eighth grade*
are studying geysers and. .volcanoes,
so look out for eruptions.
The eighth grade is reading "The
Courtship of Miles Standish." It
seems that every eighth grader is giv
en the pleasure of reading that inter
esting tale. $#% &'% -.,*.&&
The State Teachers' Association
meets this year in St. Paul, December
3, 4 and 5, _- $^/^
Have your Auction Sale Bfljs'print
ed at the Sheaf Office.
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