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the Transs Friday, December 8, 1922, cu : S c . 4 M General Ncwsand Gossip from Sfaf? Writers af Home and Alroad. Congress want to remain in public life. To noma It la a relief to get out, but to others It repreaenta reai tragedy, ancTlt Is these latter that President Harding: Is expected to ap point to various posts. I?y CeorRp It. Holmes STAFF CORRESPONDEUT L H. SEBV1CE1 WASHINGTON. Pee. g. If you vaut to know what a "Lame Duck" s, ak President Hardin ft HE VOWji! ' I.rr.rae Duck" Is an expression .oiiyil years agro by a bright news i:;:..t reporter as i;csm ibins a ma n public: life, usually In Cong-res-, vlio lias fallen lute flisfaver -will hi- fr,'k bark rson. bat who ha h!s hankering- to slay In public ofTlco undiminished. lie has been wlng-ed, as It were, hut not killed. The Lame Duck Brigade of the npltal Is unusually Ailed as a "suit of the primary and election astirwtles, and tho di?;o?itlon of 1 1 3 .-win"? 1a not the least of Presi dent Harding's troubles br any means. Nil fi!! of those vlin so out of Republican Senators about to re lire from the Senate after years of s'-ti i. e include JkCumber, of North Dakota, with. ;i years of service, entitling him to thu command of Uie Lorr!,! !)ilck Prli-ade; Poindexter. of Washington, and Townsend, of Mi chigan, each with 21 years; CaUr of .Vow York. France of Maryland, Frellnghuysen of New Jersey. Kel hiJK. of .Minnesota, Sutherland of West Virginia and New of Indiana. ca h with six years, f he Republicans did not suffer aU :ac casualties. Among- the Demo crats there are Hitchcock of Ne braska, with 12 years' service, and Points-one of Ohio, also with Exact Shape CTRO Cerons S for 2S 'mm: & "X r. i mm ...f.lllt ii. 1. :;' 1 fi t- .. . ... J i is " -rV'"'" li . V.X V J5 ---1 1 - I omoize The national capital is filled with Lame Ducks from Administrations extending- as fas back as Cleveland's ! first. There U one offica bulld!nb' ia Wat.hIr.eton that houses more , eM-soniethiiigs than probably any buildlngr In tha world. I Deteated office holders like to say here. It gets into their blood I tho Washington life, with its ab orted mixture of politics, lnterna I tior.al negotiation and social flutter ing. The "Psychology of th Ijitne 1 "Duck" which makes hira settle down i 1:1 Washington after en rVcrin r,. .i i at the polls was explained a fe.w lays ago by or.o of fhj most dis tinguished of. the lot. "It's this way." he explained. "No man likes to be defeated, and no man ever was defeated for public office who dij not down deep in his heart feel that his constituents had made a mistake. Perhaps he wun'l GRAND JURY TAKES UP COLLECi .O.N FOR ALLEGFi LAYER'S SWEETHEARi J,- ' T., ' v 4 .5 - t - f 4 Si 2 . - - : . .--J Miss Anna Kiiu and her nameless babe. Just another case where the woman pay and pays and pays touch ed the hearts of the grand lurors probing the murder of the wife of Abraham Becker, New York. Becker is being held for the killing. Miss Anna Elias. an unwed mother, the sweetheart of Becker, and her v V mit it to himself, but ho always t n. neless child presented such a pitiable figure belore tne investigators I 1 . ! 1 harbors a resentment against those ; that'the grand jurors tooli up a collection amounting to $130 and pre- who acccmplithed his downfall. i sented it to her. Becker is charged with burying his wife alive and "The Lfinie Duck hates to ro back covering her body with quicklime. ncrae ana take up nls interrupted j life work amid the eympathy of his ' friends and the jeers of Mb enemies. No men likes to be pitied particu larly by his own home folks. "Here In Washlng-toa he caa Join the myriad other Lame Ducks, and Instead of pity there is only trood natured acceptance of tie fate of scores of us." Join the Cyro dob. It's easy to qnallfy. Tlio initiation fee la tbe price of a Cyro. Then you'll appreciate what perfect Havana blend antl niaster rvorbmnnshJp can produoa In mildness, sweetness and fragrance. Vfelehtt Eraa York aaa Chicmca Join tha Cyro Out. afafpa, too' They're all life raember- P. J. JtJTBWT CO. ristrifcntr 9t73 Elttmora ave CJhlcdsro. 9 Sold by ell good dealers "Also," he continued In a rumin ative Bort of way, "there's the v. omen. What may bo only a bit un pleasant for a man going back home after defeat Is sheer, rank poison to a woman. They may have flown high in "Washing-ton, with teas, and suppers, and dinners, and move ments of varlo-us kinds. The lioms town papers have chronicled their dolnrs, perhaps, "For them to drop it all and bo' back to Main Street to meet the pitying looks of the home folks la nothing1 ehort of poison. So if they can persuade John or Tom or BUI to stay In Washing-ton they do so. You know how it Is If you're married " And he heaved a sigh, stay In Washington. He will iWJTA til c HI Or' 1 Pi Vfi III! i.NNoV.t 7 kA-i ,f The casualties among- th old timers in tho House were not so numerous as In tho Senate. The most conspicuous member of the famous brigade in tho iower cham ber 13 Frank W. Alondell, of Wyom ing;, Republican leader, who has been 26 years In the House. JIondelTa friends ' pay he could have died In the House had he want ed tot as his constituency probably would have returned him year after year. This year, however, ha aspired to the Senate ana was defeated by 'Senator John li. Hendrick, Demo crat. Ha picked the wrong- 3-ear to run. "Vou never can tell when to do what In this game," sighed the philosophical Uim Dock. "Look at Momlell. He might have been clect d to the Kenato an;.' year in the last 23 or In tho next 23. but this car flooeyl" NOTES OF THE BOXERS tor saj:ekooplnaT, until arrangements caa be ind to pUe hita iri d. Siato 'jJsUiutioa,. The tuan'j wind la .aid to have become affected from broodlu, over tho wreck and he ha been unable to work at anything alnce then PERU. Dec, 8. (I. If. si xT- Ruby Schmidt alleges that her hua- oana went a UtUe too lar when he violently forced her to appear be fore atranKa peraona In an ir,... ablo minimum uf rajment, and has orougnt auit for divorce on the complaint that he wilfully exposed her undraped body to the gaze of 3trangera Ave, sea of Mx. and 2r. Fred SUn- Bon, suffered no more than a broken leg. The boys boay was pushed Into a furrow In the ground and his life saved. ICENDAL.LVILLE, Dec. 8. (L N. s- The serving of milk iunchea In Lha public B-.:hool8 hero has been resumed. A survey made Iai?t fall showed that 200 of 600 pupils attending trade school here- were from B to 20 pounds underweight. This year only 149 of the same 6D0 are D pounds underweight. DECATUR. Dec 8. (L N. 8.) C W. It. Scbwarts Adams county farmer, owner of the champion litter of hogs In the Hoosier ton litter club, has received a check for $300 from the Poland China Breed Pro motion committee, in payment f awards offered by that committee. One award of 100 waa offered for the heaviest litter in the club sired by a pure bred Poland China boar, and another award of $100 for the champion litter of the club If that litter was slrej by a pure bred Poland China boar. The litter owned by Mr. Schwartz consisted of eleven pure bred Poland pigs, which weighed a total of 3,040 pounds when they were 180 days old HARTFORD CITY, Dec 8. (I. N. S.) Although a htaw tractor ran entirely over him. John Stlnson, agOHv dnie-rls's even-where. Advt LANSING Th.e Young Ladies Mission Society of the Lansing and Munster Christ ian Reformer churches will hold their annual sale of fancy needle work on Monday evening, at 7:30 o'clock, Dec. llth, la the Muster Christian School basement. The So ciety has some Sbeautiful fancy work which will make nice Christmas pres ents. Everybody welcome. Come early and avoid the rush. Refresh ments will 'be sold. Mr. O. F. Brumm and family are moving Into their new home at Lan sing. Mr. lErumm runs a Altering and Bottling .plant on Lorens avenue where the famous Lansing Mineral Water Is bottled for -use. The Lan sing water seems to be in great de mand. Mr. Brumm hauls out large truck loads daily. Mrs. Fred Loreni is "busy paving Madison street. The street will be open for traffic in a few days. Three new bungalows and one old style Colonial house are (being bui'.t In the new Lansing Park. Standard bell metal contains seventy-eight pr cent copper and --r-rt v-f-o per cent tin. BREAK UP COLDS Get a box of BULGARIAN HERB TEA- Flush the poisons from the bowels. Hot Medicinal Tea stimu lates and refreshes your system Take it hot to help kill colds. Sold Shelbyville, Ind., Man Crowned Corn King. Peter J. Lux. Shelby Yllle, Ind, is the new Corn King. He won the grand champion sweepstakes, the big event of the International Grain and Hay how, last night with ten ears of Johnson county white corn. His victory carried with it the gold cup of the Chicago Board of Trade and a caah prize from the 110,000 premium liat donated by the boa d. Hundreds of corn growers com peted, with a lively three-cornered contest developing between Illinois. Iowa and Indiana. A new process has been perfected whereby gasoline is extracted from natural gas. On the ground that actreasea are notoriousQy careless with their Jey elry, British insurance companies refuse to accept them as a risk against loss. Nearly Died on Birthday "On my list birthday, eijht months ago. I had another close call. We had Just finished dinner. My stomach began to hurt me, a minute later I lay unconscious. Three doc tors worked on me, I was soaked with a cold sweat when I came to. nhe next week, telling a friend about it and he advised tryin0 ..layr's Wonderful Remedy. Since taking a course of your medicine I ave no mere pains or bloating and lm feeling better than for ten ears." It Is a 6imple, harmless .'reparation that removes the atarrhal mucus from the intestinal ract and allays the lnf.ammation vhlch causes practically all stomach iver and Intestinal ailments, in luding appendicitis. One dose wi'l onvlnce or money refunded. Suni er's Drug Store, and druggists very where. Advt. Tom Gibbons, St, Paul heavy-weig-bt, under the management of Eddie Kane, in Chicago to finish preparation for hi3 ten round bout with Joe Burke of Cleveland at Buf falo on Monday night. The flghter and manager will leave for the scene of battle tomorrow. Follow ing this engagement Gibbons will return home to resume training fo his ten round clash with Ell'-y .Mtske on Dec. 15 at St. Paul. Doable S. & H. Stamps Every Morning Double I S. & H. I Stamps t Every Morning 14 Jimmy Kelly, who meets Johnny Sheppard In one-half of the double windup at P-aclne A. C, and Jack Ei'e, west side featherweight, who clashes with Rocky Joyce in the 'ither half of the wlndup at the siM show, have ended strenuous training at the Arcade gymnasium ;'ur their respective battles tonight. t 1 . . . 1 1 1 J t, r-L . I!1 AV'jtU75 1, W;; s Y ih7 PI 1 'rr-J. -i 9 "jWS -i 'rnj JiV .w' - in lisii,Jn tuisfii ruiliif - n-t.n.iss sh wX) Another Lame Duck on the House in long service is Representative I'kiiip P. Campbell of Kansas, with years ef service. H was defeated Ui the primaries large!;.' becauto, hl. :"rU :.Js say, ho "pocketed' the reso 1 t Son which w..'!"id have t.tartc-0 nte-thr invcitigatlon into war Campbell was chairman of !- powerful Rules Ct.mmittee Indiana Items MUNCTE, Dec 8. (T. N. S.) Ben 'H!!iin Cartwell, a conductor on an Indiana Union Traction Co. c.ir, hen it -.VC9 struck by a Wabasn .'alley car, near Bluffton, ten year.? iro, killing 42 pesons. has be-n iarf, In thx Delaware county jail i o 1 1 yiana is jpyiana For the Children 1 ( 1 -? upright -Mg Holiday w& 93 layer 'Pianos'. i -"if m 1 -v. r 1 1 fff Si i lit m Cabinet- f Vicirolas Console Si 90, r 1 P4 k C'i 1 Christinas Victrol iarios as- n i . 1; 5v 'f r -' fc: . i s A beautiful Piano or a genuine Victor'VictroIa beside your Christmas Tree! It will make this the most memorable of Christmases. And furthermore, the outlay will be no greater than the cost of a few hastily purchased trifles. Our special low Holiday terms bring a high quality Piano or a genuine Victrola to your home on Christmas Eve and you make only a very smallinitial deposit. In fact, your initial payment on a Piano or Victrola from Cable's will probably be less than you would otherwise spend on gifts of little permanent value. A Piano or Victrola is a lifetime Gift a gift that every member of the family wrill enjoy for years to come. It can be counted on to make this Christmas the merriest of all one not soon to be forgotten. Cable's Holiday Stock is now complete. Prices are specially reduced for Christmas selling and terms so easy that no home need be without the best Music. Come in today take advan' tage of our low holiday terms. I jl Santa I What , You r7?F:777?5 jl Want iM K-Vd iS r'V it I Xmas. 5 f V '.'4 v ky' u p i A fortunate purchase of the entire sample line of a Manufactoxer of high grade Dresses enables us to offer these garments to-morrow at y their actual worth. You don't need cash to attend this sala. Use your CREDIT! 1 a. - . - - i - '-A J- Shake Hands . With a Real Live Santa. ITT) T iano Company 151 State Street. Phone 3360. Hammond, Ind mi miUES Up To $35 ' 4 r ; .r 11 t INCLUDED IN THE SALE ARE: :iiCH CAKTCh' CREPES PCPUIAR VELVET FROCKS TAILORED TRICGTItiES FINE PGIBET T?3LLS 1 CUR ENTIRE STOCK OF Ladies' Suits y3 Off fa 1 r f YCOIi WINTER SUIT o nn OVi-RCOAT OiV SMALL WEEKLY 0 MONTHLY "PAYMENTS ma m w3 21 XM id it 'J ?;.ns - pi TT Jl irT .7.: r -r- . r- ;i ft vj .1 rv Vj r- 533 HGIMAN STilEET, HAE1K0ND 1 3 . a 1 Vv'?wfl I P if m I I lw ' Fit V" KM 1 m 4 ni 50 S g I 1 lit- 1 yOYLAND was never so complete, was never so attractive, and because of the enlarged space, we are able to show Toys that we never had before. New toys, old toys, every kind of a toy for boy or girl will be found in Toy land. Come and see the Airplanes fly, watch the Trains whiz around the tracks, and last but not least, shake hands with SANTA CLAUS, and tell him what you want for Christmas. They Walk They Talk They Sleep A Real Ma Ma Doll Soft cotton stuffed bodies, 21 inches higfi with hard to breal$ composition head. Every Doll has a mohair wig, composition arm and hands, moving eyes, and are da intilly dressed; 5)3 48 a great value at . . Mama Dolls, soft stuffed bodies, niceliy dressed, shoes and stock ings, hard to break composition head Q&f and arms, Saturday Children's Folding Table, well made, handsomely finished in red, a very fine table to serve tea on, J? 1 OC V -a e-S Combinauon Doard Gune, well made and nicely finished. Complete with directions and necessary articles to play fifty-seven $3.98 games Climbing Monkey Imported Climbing Monkey, a regular 25c value, for the one day only; special at,,,,. 15c Children's Cedar Chests, made of red cedar, moth proof, a very good imitation of the larger and more expensive chests. 18-inch size, for Satur- Qg Gyroscope Top 25c value, a well made Top that will amuse them all; special for Saturday, 1 0 C at ..... s .