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Resigns for Active Duty in the Field. CHAPTER XII.-FORMATION OF THE **
ROUGH RIDERS'' Friendship for General Leonard Wood. A Month Well Saved.
Cowboys, Hunters and Clubmen Rally to His Standard. The Best Fighting
Material that ...
Sinks Personal Preference at the Call of Public Duty. Striking Figure in the
Campaign. Presiding Over the Senate. Seeks Recreation in a Post-election Hunt
for Mountain Lions. CHAPTER XVIII.-Ass AssiNATION OF PRESIDENT
He entered upon his duties with vigor and raised the office to one of very great
importance, and by his persistent efforts constantly enlarged and increased the
power and usefulness of the commission, never losing an opportunity to press
of the country and kept him in the public eye during his entire six years of this
duty. When Mr. Cleveland became President, Roosevelt insisted upon a revision
of the Civil Service rules, and procured an order from the Democratic President ...
His report showed that he had very decided views upon this subject, and his
study of the subject while in the legislature in a measure prepared him for this
new duty. He was nothing unless vigorous and forceful. Many were loud in praise
, but ...
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I did not finish this book, and the first sentence from the first chapter may give you an idea why. "Restless as the sea his forefathers sailed to reach the new world; active as the soil that answered ... Read full review