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The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt   By:

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[Illustration: THEODORE ROOSEVELT].

THE ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION

of

EX PRESIDENT

Theodore Roosevelt

Written, Compiled, and Edited by

OLIVER E. REMEY HENRY F. COCHEMS WHEELER P. BLOODGOOD

Published by

THE PROGRESSIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Copyright. 1912, by O. E. Remey, Milwaukee

LIBRARY EDITION.

A Library Edition of this book is in the hands of the printers and will be issued shortly.

This edition will be bound in hard cover. The volume will be neatly bound and suitable for public and private libraries.

The Library Edition will be limited in number.

Those who desire a copy will be mailed a copy as soon as the edition is off the press, if they will send one dollar to the Progressive Publishing Company of Milwaukee, Wis., Room 600 Caswell Block, Milwaukee.

The demand for this edition is rapidly exhausting it.

THIS HISTORICAL NARRATIVE IS DEDICATED TO EX PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT THE GREATEST AMERICAN OF HIS TIME.

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

PAGE.

Theodore Roosevelt Frontispiece

Shirts Worn by the Ex President 18

Page of Ex President's Manuscript 24

X Ray Photograph Showing Bullet 32

John Flammang Schrank 40

Page One of Schrank's Letter 50

Page Two of Schrank's Letter 60

Capt. A. O. Girard 70

Elbert E. Martin 80

Automobile in Which Ex President Roosevelt Was Shot 90

Johnston Emergency Hospital 100

Judge August C. Backus 110

District Attorney Winifred C. Zabel 120

Dr. Joseph Colt Bloodgood 130

Dr. R. G. Sayle 140

John T. Janssen, Chief of Police 150

Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt 160

Members of Sanity Commission 170

Hotel Gilpatrick 180

Schrank in County Jail 190

Henry F. Cochems 199

James G. Flanders, Schrank's Attorney 236

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

PAGE.

Preface 9

Chronology 11

Chapter I. The Shot is Fired 15

Chapter II. Speaks to Great Audience 25

Chapter III. Roosevelt in the Emergency 51

Chapter IV. Careful of Collar Buttons 57

Chapter V. Arrival at Mercy Hospital 64

Chapter VI. Gets Back into Campaign 74

Chapter VII. Back at Sagamore Hill 82

Chapter VIII. Arrest, Appears in Court 91

Chapter IX. Appears in Municipal Court 99

Chapter X. Schrank Declared Insane 105

Chapter XI. Shows Repentance But Once 112

Chapter XII. Schrank Before Chief 117

Chapter XIII. Witnesses of the Shooting 132

Chapter XIV. A Second Examination 153

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