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“I knew,” explained Coolidge, “that if I PERSONAL GLIMPSES
announced my candidacy, between those Continued
who were for me and those who were against me and between those in the Senate
who would be candidates for my place as that Calvin Coolidge's life and abilities president of the Senate, the business of the were vitally needed by his State and Commonwealth of Massachusetts then Nation in the present stage of their history. before the Senate would not be effectively
“Instinct told me that he was the man done." whom I was to work my level best to put Mr. Stearns paused again, then coninto the highest political office the people cluded, with emphasis: had to give."
“I knew then that my instinct had been
right.” What comes out
Such was the glorified “hunch,' we are told, which Stearns says swung him into
Already Stearns, of Boston, concludes
the reporter, has been whispered into a what seemed to practical politicians merely, of the milk-bottle the fallacy of an otherwise hard-headed
half-dozen high positions within the Presibusiness
Having acquired this dential gift—a Cabinet portfolio, an am“hunch, Stearns proceeded to develop
bassadorship, or some other exalted post.
Howeverit. He goes on to tell of it thus:
Those who know Stearns best say he has “Reason and observation told me other declared with emphasis that he seeks no ing a milkman who will dethings after my instinct had started me.
office, no position, no place. liver pure, wholesome milk for They told me that Calvin Coolidge had the
“I don't want anything outside of what your children! But then you open most complete sense of obligation to the
I have," he has declared, “but I do want task before him of any man I knew in the bottle with a rusty fork, an
to see good men in our Government and public or private life.
good men in office.” ice-pick,or even your thumb-en- “Calvin Coolidge was still president'of the Mr. Stearns's ability as an organizer will dangering your children's health. Senate, which is a separate office from the have to be reckoned with by the RepubliLieutenant-Governorship in Massachusetts.
can bosses favoring any other candidate Perfection Milk Bottle Caps “I put my business into other hands.
next year. will help you to combat this I gave up my country house. I moved
into the city so that I could give all my Mr. Stearns, says Mark Sullivan, writing danger. They are easily lifted off
time most effectively to the one task of in the New York Tribune, is one of several by a reinforced tab which will making Calvin Coolidge so known to the
Massachusetts citizens who have for some not tear off. They can be replaced
people of the State and country that they
time composed “a considerable body of as often as you wish. They guard
“To my mind, their knowledge of him supporters, determined to push Coolidge the milk bottles against im- would be a guaranty that they would draft along and see what would happen." The purities, until the last drop is him. My sole fear was that, through igno
case of an Amherst professor is cited, a rance of him they might fail to avail themused.
man elected to the lower house of the selves. Send the coupon today, and "As the fruit of my years of wandering
State Legislature, who, as a fellow Amherst through the world with a sociable disposi- man, asked Coolidge to use his influence to let us send you a month's FREE
tion I have, I suppose, an almost enormous get him an appointment on the Committee supply of Perfection Caps. After personal acquaintance. I began by sending on Education. Coolidge declined, saying have tried them and seen
to my friends excerpts from Coolidge's it would not be proper for him as chairman you
speeches. At first I sent these principally their protection and their con
to men and women in Massachusetts, then of the Senate to try to influence the action venience, ask your milkman to later on, as the Governor's prominence of the Speaker of the lower house. Howuse them. He will be glad to do it. grew, throughout the nation.
ever, when the new member, feeling re“With each of these enclosures I would
buked and hurt, took his own case to the send a brief note asking for comment. Just use the coupon now.
When the comment came, as in a surpriz- Speaker, that dignitary said: “Yes, I have
Mr. Sullivan comments:
winter and spring of 1915 my friends and quotation just made. Coolidge didn't ask
chusetts. A powerful and able opponent- facts that were within his personal knowlMILK-BOTTLE CAP better known than Coolidge—was already edge
, namely, that this new member was in the field, making an active campaign. “a man who seemed to take an interest
“It seemed to us that if Coolidge did not in his work." speak at once the chance with which his This habit of exact thought and rewhole political future was fraught would strained expression on Coolidge's part, the go by. From February to June we pleaded utter lack of effusiveness, is in strong conwith Coolidge day and night for an ex- trast with the ordinary habit of the usual pression. But not a single word on the run of politicians and public men under the subject-and I believe this to be the literal same circumstances. Equally charactertruth-passed his lips in reply.
istic of Coolidge was the fact that he L.D.8 “But within one hour after the Legis- never said anything to the new member THE
lature session had closed, he came to me. about having spoken to the Speaker from dirt and odors.
SMITH-LEE CO. He handed me a slip of paper. It contained about him.
this penciled announcement for the press: In the course of years a good many peoWithout obligation, please
'I am a candidate for the Republican ple in Boston have had experiences with send me a month's supply of l'erfection Caps.
nomination for Lieutenant-Governor.'” Coolidge like those of the Amherst trustees
Stearns was curious to know why Cool- in the one case and the Amherst professor in Name
idge apparently had “stalled " along for the other. Naturally, when you have an exAddress..
so many weeks. So he put it up to him.perience like that with a man, you remember Only after much urging did he obtain this it. It is so unusual that you take a second answer from “Silent Cal":
look at the man and keep your eye on him.
Drinke me PERFECTION
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MAGNUS, THE UNBLUFFABLE, OF MINNESOTA
HAVE always been a fighter, and chosen successor to the place in the Senate
generally won out,” announced Mag- of the United States, filled so many years nus Johnson, Farmer-Senator-elect from by that distinguished Scandinavian, Knute Minnesota, in one of his recent numerous Nelson, whose death helped to put the interviews. "I never quit,” he is quoted Republican party in Minnesota to rout. as saying on another occasion, and his Taking up Mr. Johnson's career in detail, frequent declaration, made during his this intimate report runs: spectacular campaign, that “They can't
Magnus Johnson was born in Liljedahl, bluff Magnus Johnson!” has been accepted SH.
province of Varmsland, Sweden, fifty-two in many quarters as his motto. Already
years ago. At the age of twelve his father this Farmer-Labor statesman, reports Wash
died and he was apprenticed to the proington, has stirred up the "social bloc" prietor of a bottle factory in his native a man size shaving stick
there, by attacking Here's a wonderful new improve. the “society” of the ment that will certainly add to your shaving comfort. From now on you
Capital in an can use both ends of the Williams' more ungloved manDoublecap Stick. When one end ner than won Mrs. of the stick is worn down, use the other. It's easy to reload and with
Poindexter a national reasonable care, the holder will last reputation a life time.
He And remember! You get the
wants to be “comsame cool, comfortable shave. Bland and soothing: Easy on your
mon,” he insists that skin and pocket book.
he will never Try it - either write for free
a dress-suit and, if "working model" of it or buy the. Doublecap Stick from your nearest
the pictorial pages dealer. The J. B. Williams Com- of the newspapers are pany, Dept.D-2,Glastonbury, Conn.
any indication, he
have spent much of his time since election in having his photograph taken in overalls. This state of affairs, naturally, calls for smiles in some quar
ters, indignation in Made by the makers of the famous Williams others, and approbaHolder Top Stick and Williams' Shaving Cream
tion in not a few.
A Minnesota biogINVENTORS who desire to secure patent should rapher of Johnson, write for our guide book "HOW
reports the Washingdescription of your invention and we will give opinion of
ton Post, adopts a RANDOLPH & Co., Dept. 171, Washington, D. C.
characterizing him as HYUY
"I'LL SHOW 'EM SOMETHING!" and in some respects So announced Senator Johnson, referring to certain "wise guys" capable," with the down in Washington who might be expected to lead a rural Senator
Then he went right home and started pitching hay-possibly additional observa
by way of getting into practise for his new job.
strange mixture of
town. At the end of four years he became
a full-fledged glass-blower. A year later ments The Post:
his mother died, and when he passed his Krementz 14 kt. rolled Whatever may be the elements of his twentieth year he decided to leave the gold plate collar but strength or his weakness, the people of his land of his birth and seek his fortune in
tons have no equal. State know him well, especially the farmers, America. As a lad, he was thrifty and 6 KL How long they will wear and by an overwhelming vote placed upon saving, and so he did not come to the
has yet to be determin- him and his record the stamp of their United States as a penniless immigrant.
Naturally, he turned toward the Middle since they were invent- tially the La Follette strength in the Sen
West, whither so many of his countrymen ed, over 25 years ago, ate, gives that little block of obstruction
had preceded him, and was soon employed and still look new. ists a real balance of power, and creates 2KS
in the lumber camps of Minnesota, and for Price 250 each. Guaran- a situation that must be reckoned with
a time piled lumber in the yards in Minneteed against everything when Congress again convenez.
apolis. To this day he has a lump except loss or a new button free. At dealers. He has had a lively and significant his
upon his shoulder, due to the heavy tim
bers he carried, and to this evidence of his Write for illustrated booklet. tory, reports the anonymous biographer
manual labor he frequently points with Address us, please, at 49 Chest. nut St., Newark, N. 12 quoted by the Washington paper. The pride.
son of a Swedish farmer, an immigrant to Adding what he earned in the Western -the United States before he reached his lumber camps to his savings in Sweden,
young Johnson bought a forty-acre farm majority, gifted with a voice which has
in Meeker County, Minnesota, for which been variously compared to a fog-horn and
he paid $15 an acre. Later he added 120 YAYASUYAY
YUYUYOYOS a radio “loud speaker," he has been acres to this holding, which constitutes the
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