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people-of Indianapolis into his
"I want to be governor," he
told. "How about it?" .
"What's your plans?" asked
"Potatoes," said Lew.
Then he took off his coat, and
made a speech. He told them
what a good mayor he'd been. He
told them how much better a gov
ernor he would b'e. But most of
all he dwelt on potatoes.
"I've given you cheaper and
beter potatoes than you ever had
before. I've diffed the middleman
where the baby wore the coral
"Now make he governor, and
I'll really do things. I'll biff the
'middleman some mote where it
will hurt him most. I'll turn the
executive mansion into a market.
I'll give you and all the people of
Indiana, cheap potatoes, and
cheap turkeys, and cheap vegeta
bles, and cheap-eggs."
"Did you say you'd give us
cheap eggs?" said someone in
"I did," said Lew firmly.
Whereupon the people of In
dianapolis gave a shout, and an
nounced that they were for Lew
Shank for governor. (The price
of eggs in Indianapolis is just like
the price of eggs in Chicago so
you can't buy any.)
And now the campaign of "Po
tatoes" 'Shank is underiull steam,
and gathering headway. The peo
ple of Indianapolis are for him.
They love their mayor, and they
love cheap potatoes, and they
can't quite believe it is possible,
but they are just dying for cheap
The Republican party manag
ers are peeved. They weren't
flirted with enough, and consid
er themselves slighted. Lew
says he proposed to them once,
and they wouldn't accept, so he
can't help it.
"I'm going out for the govern
orship," said Lew today, "and I'm
going to win it on a potato
32 TRUE BILLS AGAINST
Indianapolis, Ind., Feb. 6.
Thirty-two indictments were re
turned by the federal grand jury
whicK'has been investigating the
"dynamite conspiracy," today.
More than forty individuals
are said tovbfe implicated through
the. grouping, of individuals in
certin; of the-indictments.
The- charges are conspiracy to
violate the United States laws by
transporting explosives on " pas
senger trains and concealment of
the knowledge of a felony from
the proper authorities. ""
Several individuals also are ac
cused of personally engaging in
the unlawful transportation of
No names of indicted men will
be given out by the government
until all the arrests are made. All
are said to be labor leaders who
have' attempted intimidation in
connection with dynamite outrages.