People, Feb. 8, 1954

Names make news. Last week these names made this news: In Uvalde, Texas, onetime Vice President John Nance Garner, 85, sold his stock in the town's First State Bank and retired from its board of directors. Said "Cactus Jack": "I'm probably vacating the last office I will ever take the oath to administer. I'm just getting lazy. I shun work now more than I ever have.

Just put me on the lazy, no-account list, although I am still able to strike a blow for liberty [;i.e., down a bourbon with branch water] about 5...

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