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JTOBER 25, 1912
News of the Week
Following the dastardly attempt
m ttie luo ox uoiouui xvooauvuiL UL
irwaukee, Governor Wilson an-
.ounced.tho canceling of his speak
ing engagements, with the exception
few previously arranged for last
week, until Colonel Roosevelt is able
to take an active part in the campaign.
The banner of rebellion has been
raised at Vera Cruz, Mexico, by a
inephew of Former President Diaz.
He entered the city with 500 men
'and seized the arsenal and garrison.
the murder of Herman Rosenthal,
the gambler. The case of the de
fense was immediately taken up.
As a precautionary measure
against the possibility of poison,
Dean R. E. W. Summers, of Mar
quette university, made a chemical
examination of the empty shell and
bullets taken from tho pistol of the
assassin of Colonel Roosevelt. No
trace of poison was found.
nor Marshall to conv,;uo his western
tour, and the progressive committee
will probably send Governor John
son to All tho most important en
gagements that Colonel Roosevelt
was forced to abandon.
Tho inactivity of Roosevelt and
Wilson will not lie shared by their
running mates. The democratic na
tional committee has advised Gover-
Suturday, November 2, will bo
Woodrow Wilson day throughout the
country, according to an announce
ment from tho democratic head
quarters at Chicago. All democratic
leaders from national committeemen
down to precinct committeemen, aro
now working on plans for meotlngs
at which a message will bo reud.
The original plan was to have tho
demonstration on October 31, hut
tho promoters of tho movement
thought It best to postpono the event
until tho Saturday before tho election.
Governor Wilson ended a bucccob
ful campaign trip through Dolawaro,
West Virginia nnd Pennsylvania
with a big rally nt Pittsburgh Friday
night, Octobor 18.
Tho Boston Americans won the
world's baseball championship, de
feating tho New York Nationals In
four games to throo vlctorlos for tho
Now York team.
A Paris cablegram dated October
15. Ravs: Elation Ib ccneral in the
chancellories of Europe tonight on
the success of their efforts to Indirce
f Turkey to conclude peace with Italy.
Pressure has been applied at uon
stantinoplo by all the groat powers
except Italy, for it was reaiizeu inai
the end of the conflict would greatly
improve the' chances of localizing the
war in the Balkans. It eliminates
complications which were almost
certain to arise had Italy carried the
war into Europe.
With Italy onco more neutral, tho
European concert again is intact,
with increased power to deal with
the final settlement of near oast
questions. It is universally conceded
that the position of the Ottoman em
nlro haa been enormously strength
ened against the Balkan coalition. It
Is also felt, however, that Bulgaria
has gone too far to retreat and that
the fortunes of Servia and Greece are
so bound up in hers that the quarrel
must be fought out.
Pmncfi 1 soundimr tho nowers
relative to calling an international
conference to settle the Balkan aim
culty and in a general way to solidi
fy the peace of Europe by forestall
ing any possibility of European com
plications. The Bulgarian minister to France,
M. Stanciff, who is an officer in the
reserve, bade farewell to Premier
Poincare today. He will leave Paris
tomorrow to join his regiment at
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The conclusion of peace between
Italy and Turkey removes much of
the uneasiness felt in Europe as to
the consequences of tho Balkan war.
The greatest naval review of the
western continent ended at New
York octooer 10, a. iouu oi j.o
vessels and 28,000 men took part in
State's Attorney Wlnfred Zabel of
Milwaukee has announced that John
Schrank, Colonel Roosevelt's assas
sin, would not be brought to trial
until after the national election,
some time between tho 11th and
16th of November.
Telegrams of sympathy and con
gratulation were sent to Colonel
Roosevelt from all over the world.
Messages from President Taft, Gover
nor Wilson, Senator La Follette and
W. J. Bryan were, among the number.
Tho allied Balkan states are in
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war short and sharp. Tho first is the
approach of winter, the second is
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endeavoring to borrow money in
New York and Paris without suc
cess and the financial resources" of
the Balkan states are very limited.
The war i expected to develop into
& land campaign between Bulgaria
and Turkey and a naval struggle
between Turkey and Greece.
The state of New York rested its
case in tho trial of Police Lieutenant
Becker on the charge of instigating
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