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10 DETROIT FREE President Roosevelt Dies of Stroke at Warm Springs Continued from Page One and that Mclntyre in turn called Dr. James E. Paullin, of Atlanta, an internal medicine practitioner and honorary consultant to the Navy surgeon general. Dr. Paullin was present when Comm. Bruenn gave the statement of the cause of death to reporters of the three national news services. Hassett gave newsmen the first announcement. News of the President's death spread like wildfire around the Foundation and atop an adjoining mountain where guests were gathering for a barbecue where the President was an expected guest. The President's failure to arrive for the barbecue caused some anxiety. A telephone call was put through and a few minutes later wire service representatives were told to rush immediately, to the Carver cottage on the Foundation grounds for some news. Miss Louise Hackmeister, veteran White House chief telephone operator, could hardly talk in her excitement to round up those who had to be informed. TEARS AND QUIVERING voices accompanied the announcement of the President's death by Hassett. Miss Tully, Mrs. Alice Wineger, Hassett's secretary, and Mrs. Dorothy Brady, Presidential stenographer, sat tense on a sofa as Hassett gave the news. "It is my sad duty," he told the reporters, "to announce , that the President died at 3:35 p. m. (Central War Time) of a. cerebral hemorrhage." Hassett urged the reporters to rush to their telephones immediately as a simultaneous announcement was being made at the White House in Washington. In quivering voice, in the presence of other members of the White House staff who came here with Mr. Roosevelt, Hassett said further details would be given out later by Comm. Bruenn. News of the President's death spread quickly and caused many a tear among the 125 infantile paralysis patients at the foundation here. MR. ROOSEVELT arrived at Warm Springs March 30. He had been underweight and his doctors wanted him to take it easy to see if he could not regain the poundage at which he felt comfortable. .. Rumors had been heard the last few days that the President was not picking up as much as his doctors would have liked. He received reporters last Thursday and, in the presence of Sergio Osmena, president of the Philippine Commonwealth, told of his desire to grant full independence to the islands by autumn. Mr. Roosevelt also outlined ambitious postwar plans for American participation in the Western Pacific to prevent further Japanese aggression. He said the United States and the other United Nations must accept trusteeships over Japanese-mandated islands, build new Naval and air bases and help the Philippines rebuild economically after the commonwealth becomes a self-governing nation. REPORTS OF THIS news conference were to have been withheld for security reasons until the President returned to Washington. This was Mr. Roosevelt's second stay here in four months. The President spent 19 days here only last November-December. Reporters who attended his news conference a week ago Thursday noted his gray pallor. This had been noticeable however for many months and had caused considerable comment among White House correspondents. Mr. Roosevelt's voice also had become weak in recent months, and he frequently asked reporters to repeat their questions. This was attributable, according to those close to him, to a sinus leakage into the throat which caused slight constrictions. THE LAST PIECE of legislation Mr. Roosevelt signedv while in Warm Springs was one to continue the Commodity Credit Corp. and increase its borrowing power. Hassett said that as he did so, Mr. Roosevelt made his usual comment at such a time: "Here's where I make a law." Hassett said the President's mail was quite heavy on his last day and that "it took him at least 20 minutes to sign papers." Other papers Mr. Roosevelt signed among his last official acts were the appointments of several smalltown postmasters, and several citations for the Legion of Merit. Democrats Halt Jefferson Dinners WASHINGTON" (U.R) The Democratic National Committee indefinitely postponed Jefferson Day dinners scheduled to be held here and in other parts of the country Friday night. President Roosevelt was to have addressed the gatherings by radio from Warm Springs. State's Sailors WASHINGTON (JP) The Navy announced that on Dec. 31, 1944, officers and enlisted men and women from Michigan totaled 124,770. 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He watched, visibly shaken, while the man for whom Mr. Roosevelt cast him aside as Vice President repeated the oath. He was escorted from the room by Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. Mr. Roosevelt passed Wallace up at th Democratic convention last summer and threw his weight behind Truman. Wallace held no rancor. He campaigned vigorously for his former running mate and continued to crusade for his policies. 4F.D.R.Sons on War Duty WASHINGTO N(JP) All three of the Roosevelt boys in Naval service are on duty 'in the Pacific. Franklin, Jr., a lieutenant commander, is commanding officer of a destroyer escort last reported in the Pacific. He participated in the Philippine operations. John, a lieutenant, is supply officer on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific. James, the eldest, a colonel in the Marine Corps, ia on the staff of an amphibious group commander in the Pacific. ' Elliott, a brigadier general in the Army Air Forces, was last reported with the Eighth Air Force in the European theater. Mrs. F.D.R. Joins 5 Earlier Widoics On the death of her husband Thursday Eleanor Roosevelt became the sixth widow of a United States President. Other surviving wives of presidents are Mrs. William Henry Harrison; Mrs. Grover Cleveland (now Mrs. Preston): Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt; Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, and Mrs. Calvin Coolidge. 4 Jt.- :. .. ' . i , m , f ..." i , Associated Press Wirephbto WHERE PRESnJENT DIED It was in this at Warm Springs, Ga., where President Roose-simple cottage, known as The Little White House, velt's death came. Thursday. . DEATH CALLED LOSS Noted Pay Fr Pre . Wire " Services The -pulse of the world's greatest nation' slowed - Thursday with the news of the death of its leader, but Americans nearing the hour of their - greatest ' triumph pledged to support the man who succeeds him. A sadness ' such . as the United States probably never has felt before swept ' from one . end of the country. .-; . To a nation anticipating vie-. tory in Europe, the. news of the President's death had a sobering, effect, The nation's broadcasting net works canceled scheduled programs for the evening and offered instead special broadcasts of tributes and eulogies from key world leaders. ALL, BUT serious music was banned from the air. The same attitude of seriousness was marked throughout the nation where discussions centered chiefly on Mr. Roosevelt's untimely death and the merits of his successor. From every corner of the nation, leaders paused to express their grief and call for a united America pledged to stand behind the new President, Harry S. Truman. Their expressions follow: SENATOR ARTHUR H. VAN-DENBERG, Michigan Republican "President Roosevelt leaves an imperishable imprint on the history pf America and the world. Those who disagree with him have always recognized his amazing genius in behalf of ,his always vigorous ideals." GOV. THOMAS E. DEWEV of New York, in a telegram to Mrs: Roosevelt: "Please accept our deepest sympathy in your great loss which will be shared by every American and mourned by all of the freedom-loving people of the entire world." MAYOR F. H. LAGUARDIA, of New York "It is the greatest loss the peace-loving people of the world have suffered in the entire war. The shock is so great that it is extremel difficult for one to realize fully what has happened There is only one thing we can all do as good Americans to pay adequate tribute to this war casu alty and that is to unite in carrying out his ideals for world justice and permanent peace." EMIL SCHRAM, president of the New York tock Exchange "This is a great tragedy. We all feel we have lost a great man. Now is the time for everyone to rally around Mr. Truman. I have every confidence that Mr. Truman will be able to pick up the reins and carry on." SENATOR ALBEN W. BARK-LEY, Kentucky Democrat, majority leader- "I am too shocked to talk. It is one of the worst tragedies that ever happened to the nation or the world, but we must tighten our belt and go forward to the goal which he set for us." SENATOR TOM CONN ALLY, Texas Democrat, chairman Foreign Affairs Committee "The death of President : Franklin D. Roosevelt is a tremendous loss to the United States and to the world. People of the world who dreamed of a successful termination of war and . erection of machinery for permanent peace and security will shed tears at his untimely death." SENATOR STYLES BRIDGES, New Hampshire Republican "It is tragic that his death should come right on the eve of victory in Europe. We must all resolve to carry on, for in that manner we can pay the President his greatest tribute." . . . . CHAIRMAN SOL BLOOM, New York Democrat, of the House Foreign Affairs Committee "We must carry on to win a peaee that will be a monument: to the President, who fought so long and so hard for it and who died in that fight." SEN. JOHN H. BANKHEAD, Alabama . Democrat - "No other living man will be missed at this time as much as Franklin Roose velt. This is a terrible disturbance for the whole world. HENRI BONNET, French Am bassador "Like all my compatriots I grieve for the great statesman to whom we are in debted for the immense services he has rendered to the cause of democracy and freedom and for th decisive part he has takeji in the common victory which liberated France. if??' !' . : ...... Tr. a. ' i ZZ1: TO PEACE FORCES Tribute to SENATOR i LEVERETT I SAL-TONSTALL. Massachusetts .Republican r-"He died as a I true .soldier, fighting in his country's cause. His administration will go" down as one of the most momentous in the life of our country." "."'";'' JOHN' W. McCORMACK. House Democratic Leader, -of Massachusetts "President Roosevelt was one of the great men of all time", he will go down in history- as the savior of 'democracy." " " SUPREME COURT JUSTICE HUGO BLACK "It will be a long time before we have another who Will meet situations as he has met them. He seems to have been the man for the. times at every recurring emergency." SENATOR ROBERT A. TAFT. Ohio Republican "The death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt removes the greatest figure of our time at the very climax of his. career, and shocks a world to which his words and actions were more important than those any other man. SAM RAYBURN, House Speak-. er, Texas Democrat "The world has lost one of the great leaders of all time. President . Roosevelt's passing will shock and sadden good people everywhere." PHILIP MURRAY, president of the CIO "The nation and the world have lost a great leader and a great soldier and labor its noblest friend. HERBERT HOOVER, former President "The nation sorrows at the passing of its President. Whatever differences there may have been, they end in the regret of death. It is fortunate that in his great crisis of war our armies and navies are under such magnificent leadership that we shall not hesitate. The new President will have the backing of the country. While we mourn Mr. Roosevelt's death, we shall march forward." THE RT. REV. WILLIAM T. MANNING, Protestant Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of New York "The prayer which will go up from the hearts. of Americans is that in this hour of crisis, our country may be rightly guided, and that as a nation we may hold unfalteringly to President Roosevelt's great ideals and hopes for the ending of the war and for the establishment of lasting peace." FRANK HAGUE, Mayor of Jersey City, vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee "The nation has lost the greatest American in history in the death of Presiden Roosevelt. . . , The President, by ceaseless work, gave his life for his country just as surely as though he died on the battlefield." JAMES A. FARLEY, former Postmaster General "The death of President Roosevelt is of course a shock to me as it will be to all Americans and to millions throughout the world who have looked to him for leadership during these trying years. His accomplishments make his place in history secure. ' REP. ALBERT J. ENGEL, Michigan Republican "The President's death is a great tragedy, regardless of party affiliation. He will go down in history as a great man. Because of the international situation we need a strong man, and I hope Truman measures up." ALF M. LANDON, 1936 Republican presidential nominee "It is tragic he could not have . lived to see the fruition of his greatest undertaking." HARRY HOPKLNS, President Roosevelt's trusted adviser "The people all over this country, and indeed, the entire world, will mourn. He was so gallant and brave." . - GEN. GEORGE C. MARSHALL, Army Chief of Staff "We have lost a great leader. His f arseeing wisdom in military 'counsel has been a constant source of courage to ail or us who have worked side-by-side with him from the dark days of the war's beginning. No tribute from the Army could be so eloquent as the hourly record of the victories of the past few weeks." -' HENRY A. WALLACE, Secre tary of Commerce "America and the world must and will" carry on. Tonight We bow in prayer for that gallant world citizen who so unerringly aeted to save democ racy. Tomorrow behind and with I II 1111 III! i President President Truman' wc shall 'go forward into victory and peace." -'-" EDWARD R. STETTINIUS, JR., Secretary . of State "A great leader has passed- on. into history at , an. hour when, he was . sorely needed. Once' before in. an hour of . national crisis our ,. Country suffered such a - loss. Like Abraham 7 Lincoln, Franklin r Delano Roosevelt has truly given -his life: that America might live and freedom be upheld." ANDREI A. GROMYKO, Soviet Ambassador -"One of the greatest statesmen the world has ever known. The' Soviet people shares this great national grief which has befallen the friendly American people." - CORDELL HULL, former Secretary of State "President Roosevelt's statesmanship must continue to inspire us for the crucial task which even now is before us the task of building a world peace." REP. JOSEPH VV. MARTIN, Massachusetts Republican, House minority 1 e a d e r "His dynamic force and ability will be missed in this- tragic" hour. President Truman has the confidence of all who know him and have served with him in Congress. A united country will be back of him in his efforts to win the war and build a better America." e JESSE JONES, former Secretary of Commerce "The Nation, true to its tradition, will carry on and support President Harry Truman in bringing the war to final victory and in achieving a just peace." PRESIDENT SERGIO OSMENA, of the Philippines "My people and I fully share with the American people and all the liberty loving peoples of the world their grief over the death of a truly great President, the ' foremost champion of human liberty and security." . JAMES F. BYRNES, former war mobilization director "Another hero has fallen. ... In every land where freedom is revered. the masses of the people will mourn the death of the man who more than anv other person was responsible for the mobilization of the freedom-loving people or. the world against 'the axis powers. MM W COMM. HAROLD R. STASSON, delegate to the World Security Conference "Franklin Roosevelt was a : great President and the passing of the years will add to recognition of his greatness." Press THE BALTIMORE SUN: TTVanViin n. Roosevelt was a r man. Those who ODDOsed his every act and every policy and those who, more juaiciou&iy, iouhu in his program much -to condemn as well as much to admire can join in tribute' tn his FeniUS With those wno accepiea mm wiuwui huco tion. . . . As a popular leader, he ranks with the great Presidents of our past." . , CHICAGO TRIBUNE "History will appraise his work. For the moment we can only express the deep sorrow which all Americans feel at the passing of their chosen leader. His successor, . President Truman, inherits an immense task at a difficult hour. He will receive the loyal support of all of us. .". ATLANTA CONSTITUTION News of his passing came as stark, unbelievable tragedy to a nation he had led through a dozen years of the most critical, action-packed years in all history. ... His untimely passing robs humankind of its greatest champion. . . .The tragic sorrow which he led and the ideals for which he fought will be attained." CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER "Of no one in the history of the nation can it, more truly be said that he died in the defense of his nation. . . . We must remain at our posts, striving as best we can to win both the war and the peace in the way he so earnestly desired." LOS ANGELES TIMES "In the shock of President Roosevelt's passing. Americans on the home front, like our fighting men when they lose a comrade In battle, will set their' teeth - determinedly to continue their battle mission." World Pays Tribute to 4Best Friend' " News of President Roosevelt's death, flashed to friend and foe, troops in the field and sailors at sea, reached into every corner of the world Thursday night. Expressions of sympathy, along wilth bitter enemy comment, poured into a bereaved American nation. Expressions of grief came from London. Paris, Rome, South America, Cuba, Canada and elsewhere. THE PRESIDENT'S close friend. Prime Minister Winston Churchill, was informed of the death just before he retired and was expected Tokyo Praises Roosevelt; Berlin's Comment Is Bitter Free Pre Wire Services The Tokyo radio, announced the death of President Roosevelt and then the announcer said: "We , now introduce a few minutes of special music to honor the passing of this great man." The Berlin radio said: "Roosevelt will go down in history as the man who caused the present war to expand into a second world war. He was the most expensive president. "He achieved above all one thing he lifted his strongest competitor " into the ' saddle, the Bolshevist Soviet Union." to express Britain's sympathy in Commons .Friday. Kins- Georsre VI. it was an nounced, received the news "with profound regret." At Dublin, Prime Minister Eamon DeValera of Ireland was expected to - issue a statement Jn Parliament Friday. -Nations -to the south, where the President had worked for a. policy of good neighborliness, received the news with great sorrow. Guatemala declarled three days mourning:. Foreiam Minister Guil- lermo Toriello delivered a mourn ing" address carried over every broadcasting station in the coun try. A PERIOD of national mourn- in? was declared in Cuba. All pub lic amusements closed. President Ramon Grau San Martin declared that "All humanity is in mourning, and Cuba has lost a great friend." Costa Rica also declared national, mourning. In Argentina, PanAmerican Day celebrations scheduled for Saturday were canceled. Foreign Minister C. Ameghino declareld that "The government will take all fitting measures as te result of the sorrowful event." He added: "I am truly astounded." Spain's Foreign Minister Jose Felix Leauerica. who was dining; with tfciited States Ambassador Norman Armour when the news reached Madrid, said, ."Mr. Roosevelt's death is a tremendous loss for the whole world." Other worldwide expressions were: Western Front WITH AMERICAN TROOPS ON THE TAUBER RIVER, Germany Only a few soldiers were upin this sleepy little Bavarian town when the news of the President's death was broadcast over BBC. "I'm awfully sorry," said Pfc. Frederick Olsen, Dodgeville, N. Y. "'At first it was mentioned so casually we didift believe it. But they repeated it." He was one of a group that sat glumly and silently around a radio turned low waiting for any additional details. Pacific At Guam Deepest gloom settled over the advance headquarters of the Pacific Fleet as word spread among Navy men that President Roosevelt had died. The men of the fleet knew that they had lost not only their commander-in-chief but a good friend because the Navy always was close to Mr. Roosevelt's heart from his earliest years. Canada Canada's' flag over the peace tower on parliament hill at Ottawa, is to fly at half staff out of respect for Mr. Roosevelt, Prime Minister W. L. Mackenzie King announced. After tributes had been paid to Mr. Roosevelt, parliament adjourned as an additional measure of sorrow. Members of Commons stood in a minute's ''silence. Rome At Rome, Pope Pius XII received the new of President Roosevelt's death with visible sorrow. He immediately telegraphed condolences to the President's family and the United States government. The Italian Premier, Ivanhoe Bonomi, who was awakened after midnight to be given the news, expressed "profound sorrow" on behalf of the Italian people. France In Paris, Gen. Charles de Gaulle, president of the French provisional government, expressed the sympathy of France for the American people in their loss. He ordered all flags on official buildings in France and the French empire placed at half staff. A telegram to President Truman said in part: "He (Mr. Roosevelt) was in the eyes of all humanity the symbolic champion of the great cause for which the United Nations have suffered so much and fought so hard the cause of liberty. "He leaves to the world an undying example - and an essential message. This message will be heard. He was from his first to his last days a frieni of France. France admired and loved him." MOURNING .THRONGS News on Every Tongue Stuns Nation's Capital BY EDWIN A. LAHEY Of Our Washington Bareaa WASHINGTON Irony of ironies. Only a wornout cliche met the occasion for describing the death of a President who was also a great institution. It truly was a bolt from the blue. In scores of private dining rooms, the inevitable Washington cocktail- parties droned on. voices getting higher as the food and drink got lower. At each of these parties some individual with the blood drained from his face stepped into a chattering group and said hoarsely: Roosevelt's dead." For-a few seconds it was a horrible gag, in bad taste. Then the truth Sank in and a numbness settled over Washington. AT 5:S0 P. M. when the President had been 55 minutes dead, the flag on the White House was at half staff. People began halting on Pennsylvania Ave., and staring. . People who had been sunning themselves in Lafayette Square came out and joined in the staring. The electric impulse of rumor, gaining the validity of ' truth every second, pulsed " through the crowd. The crowd grew and grew, and stared there while the sun went down, the flag came off the staff, and the lights went up in the Executive Mansion. IN THE EXECUTIVE offices, the individuals who loved and worked with, the President strained for calm self-control. Newspapermen strode or trotted through the gate and down the curving walk to . the President's outer office. Steve Early and "Jonathan Daniels, secretaries to the President, stood together in an office door while the crowd of reporters and photographers swelled rapidly. Early and Daniels said that the reporters had better first talk to Rear Adm. Ross T. Mclntyre, the President's personal physician, who paced the floor in Daniels' office. The crowd surged in. Mclntyre found it difficult to begin. A medium-sized man bald-headed, his breast was covered with service decorations. "THIS IS A tough one," he stammered. Then, he collected himself and related the events of a tragic day in American history. At 3:05 p. m. he had had a telephone call from Warm Springs, and Comm. Howard Bruenn, another Navy physician, told him that the President had fainted while having his portrait done. Mclntyre interrupted his own chronological account to observe, almost plaintively: This morning everything was fine. I had talked to George Fox at Warm Springs and had planned to go down over the week-end, to play some golf. "I called Dr. James Paullin at Atlanta and asked him to go to Warm Springs," he went on. "Then I talked again to Warm Springs and was told that it was a cerebral hemorrhage. "I NOTIFIED everyone here. Then at 4:30, Eastern War Time, the , phone rang again. Dr. Bruenn said things were about the same. Then he said "hold the phone," and then he hung up. He called back a few minutes later and said that at 4:35 the end had come suddenly. Early, standing on a chair and his face contorted with the effort of self-control, took over the tragic story. ' MRS. ROOSEVELT was at a meeting of the Thrift Club, a group not identified, but the meeting was being held at the swanky Sulgrave Club. Early telephoned and told her to come quickly to the White House. Mrs. Roosevelt arrived by cab r Makes Wartime Ramp Agent Betty Beach of American Airlines points to her pretty nose to tell a flight pilot he' leaving on schedule . . . "on the nose . She's one of more than 110,000 Success School graduates who have learned the greater effectiveness of DuBarry Beauty Preparations. Newest of them, and her favorite, is Beauty Cake which she banks on to give her skin that luminous look, protect it from wind and dust, and be I 3iia this Hudnut clamour . w.' . r cause this Hudnut glamour maker only takes a minute to apply! Try DuBarry Beauty Cake yourself for abrand-new, satin-smooth complexion. ! maker only takes a minute to -Sl (apply! Try DuBarry Beauty 'j y -m- f ! Cakeyourself for abrand-new, n j j satin-smooth complexion. ICINSEL DRUG STORES I JAM STREETS in five minutes and went directly to her sitting room on the second floor. Early continued: "Admiral Ross and I went to the sitting room and told Mrs. Roosevelt that the President had ..." Early stumbled her? for about SO seconds, not with any , hammy emotionalism, but in a diligent search for a word. He bit his lip and said "... the President had slept away. After telephoning Mrs. Roosevelt, Early called her daughter, AT t Anno TJrv ti o-a wKa um 0 with her sick son Johnny at the Bethesda Naval Hospital. NEXT EARLY telephoned Vice President Truman at the Capitol and told him to come to the White House "quietly and quickly." Seven minutes later Truman was in Mrs. Roosevelt's sitting room, and she told him the news. "What can I do?" asked Truman. "Tell us what we can do," Mrs. Roosevelt replied calmly. Mrs. Roosevelt, stately and composed, left the White House about 7 o'clock with Early and Mclntyre, to fly to Warm Springs. CABINET officers, reporters and photographers crammed the cabinet room while Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone administered the simple oath of office to Truman. The cabinet officers left. Truman, the new president of the United States, went to hi3 five-room apartment on Connecticut Ave. "Where are you going" ? someone asked.' "Home to bed," he said. . All Canada Mourns Death of Roosevelt BY JOHN N. SABO Vrr Presn Staff Writer TORONTO Canada's man the street took the death of Prer-dent Roosevelt with such a shod, that at first the citizens of thip city refused to believe it. Nt un tithe news had been broadcasi several times, could the Canadian: make themselves believe it was n"' false report. The word spread like wild-fire and Canadians took the passing o: the four-times-elected head of the United States as the loss of onr of the dominion's best and mos( loved friends. "WHY, HE SEEMED like ou own President" one elderly womai said ia a whisper in the lobby o the Royal York Hotel. The average Canadian simply shook his head and muttered, "die.1 you hear the bad news?" After the first shock, the ques! tion became, "will Truman take thi President's place at the peac table with Stalin and Churchill?" In Maple Leaf Garden, when Detroit met Toronto in the thin game of the Stanley Cup Hockej finals, Thursday night, all tht lights were turned off after th playing of the National anthems Then for a full minute more than 14,000 fans stood in silence ir memory of Franklin Delano Roose velt. Truman Is Seventh Elevated by Death WASHINGTON Harry S. Truman is the seventh Vice President to succeed to the Presidency er the death of the incumbent. The others with the dates they took office: John Tyler, 1840, on death of William Henry Harrison. Millard Fillmore, 1S50, on death of Zachary Taylor. Andrew Johnson, 1865, on assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Chester A. Arthur, 1881, on assassination of James A. Garfield. Theodore Roosevelt. 1901, on 4 assassination of William Mc--Kinley. Calvin Coolidge, 1923, on death of Warren G. Harding. 9 Beauty Easier 1 DuBarry Beauty Cake in six complexion i hades lJiO J

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