POLITICAL NOTES: Statesman Sails

Upon the S. S. Majestic, eastbound, sailed James Hamilton ("J. Ham") Lewis, onetime (1913-19) U. S. Senator from Illinois, who knows and bows to so many people in Chicago that a friend, walking with him once, persuaded him to turn back and salute a hydrant lest it feel neglected. Before sailing, polite Mr. Lewis told what interested him most. "What interests me most at the present time," said Mr. Lewis, "is the loss of foreign trade by ' this country, and no one seems to think that it is a matter of any...

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