POLITICAL NOTES: Miscellaneous Mentions: Feb. 21, 1927

In Missouri William T. Findly, secretary of the St. Louis Chamber of Commerce, told businessmen that the only way to get action out of the state legislature was to send a "gladhander with a copperlined stomach" to drink the lawmakers' liquor. Twenty-four hours later, Mr. Findly was ousted from the Chamber of Commerce.

In Indiana, land of mystic fraternizers, some Indianapolis politicians founded the Order of Elephants to promote "Republican principles." It will have an initiation ritual, but otherwise will bear "no resemblance to the Ku Klux Klan." Question: Is Senator James...

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