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PAGE Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States . . Frontispiece

Mr. Roosevelt’s Residence at Oyster Bay . . . . . . 40 Toom in Mr. Roosevelt's House at Oyster Bay . . . . 48

President Roosevelt in 1880, and also at the Age of Nine Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

Starting for the Hunt, Keystone Ranch . . . . . . 112 “Busting” a Broncho . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 President Roosevelt on Horseback . . . . . . . . 144 President and Mrs. Roosevelt with Family . . . . . 160 Mr. Roosevelt at Home ... . . . . . . . . . . . 168 Mr. Roosevelt, as Assistant Secretary of the Navy . . . 208 Mr. Roosevelt in Rough Rider Uniform . . . . . . 224 Colonel Roosevelt as a Rough Rider . . . . . . . 232 Major-General Joseph Wheeler . . . . . . . . . . 240 The Charge up San Juan Hill . . . . . . 256

Landing at Montauk Point. Colonel Roosevelt and General Joseph Wheeler . . . . . . . . . . . . 280

William McKinley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 312 Colonel Roosevelt During the Campaign of 1900 . . . .344 A Fine Bobcat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352 President Roosevelt Conferring with Senator Hanna . . .356 Exterior of Mr. Ansley Wilcox's Residence, at Buffalo .. 362 President Roosevelt at the Martyred President's Casket . 366 The Mountain Guide Finds Mr. Roosevelt in the Adirondacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372 Library of Mr. Ansley Wilcox at Buffalo . . . . . . 376 The White House, Washington, D. C. - . . 384 Baby Quentin, the Youngest of President Roosevelt's Family . . . • - - - - - - . . . . . . 392 The New White House According to Mr. and Mrs. Mc. Kinley's Plans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 400

Who goes here? An American
Brain and spirit and brawn and heart,
"Twas for him that the nations spared
€ach Ho he years its nobles? park;
Till from he Dutch, the Gaul and Cel?
Blossomed the soul of Roosevel}.

Słuden?, rooper and genoleman
Level-lidded wish Himes and kings,
His he Voice for a comrade's cheer,
His he ear when he saber rings,
hero shades of he old days me!
In the ouick pulse of Roosevel},

Hand thał's molded to his of sword;
Heart hał ever has laughed at fear;
Type and pastern of civic pride;
Wił and grace of he cavalier:
All hał his fathers prayed and fel}
Gleams in the glance of Roosevelt,

Who goes #here? An American
s\an Ło he core — as men should be,
Leo him pass through he lines alone,
Type of he sons of Liberty.
Here, where his fathers' fathers dwel},
honor and faith for Roosevel}

GRACE DUFFIE BOYLAAW.

INTRODUCTION BY GENERAL JOSEPH WHEELER.

It is no flattery to say that Theodore Roosevelt possesses to a remarkable degree the best characteristics of the “typical American.” He is learned, cultured, progressive and brave, an athlete, sportsman, ranchman, author, orator, politician, statesman and soldier.

I first knew this distinguished gentleman whem, in April, 1889, he appeared in Washington as one of the three commissioners of Civil Service.

He came with the high reputation acquired as leader in the New York Assembly at the age of twenty-three, as a prominent champion of reform and opponent of Blaime at the Chicago convention when only twenty-five; as a candidate for mayor of New York city when barely twentyeight, receiving as he did a larger percentage of votes than had ever before been polled by a

Republican candidate, and as an author with

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