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SOME NEW V. O. AENATORLS.
States Who Have Sent New Men to
the Senate Recently.
1t. M. Larner in News and Courier.
Washington, June 21.-Some new
blood has been injected into the Unit
ed States senate, and it is natural to
suppose thiat the puliblic will be inter
osted in a more intimate knowledge of
men whom certain states are sending
to Washington to represent them in
the upper branch of congress.
William Pinkney Whyte
wlio succeeds the late Senator Gor
man, although 82 years of age, does
not look miore than 60, and his career
as a public man is a matter of history
not only in Maryland, but througlout
the clientry. He was formerly a
Invinlber tit Ille sealaie, hint wa,s dereat
ed for11 re-plectionl bY Mr. Gormflan,"
vlim Iie has succeeded. )espite his
advaeed age. Selator Whyte is alert,
enr.'getie and anxiols for acti work
inl tile senate. When Ie entered 01lin
lodv recently lie aninounced hIliat lie
vted tmi lbie plaved on working coM
mittees. and didl not want any easy
herth on accouit of his a"e.
Arkansas will send former
Governor Jeff Davis,
to sieeed tihe one-lergged Confederate
veterani, -James 11. Berry, who for
a 1larter. of' a centui.ry has represent
ed his sate inl the upper branch of
tie t i onial le''islatire. As tle peo
ple's friel. Davis has snceededI in
polities, and in file first tidal wave
a'ainst Ilie trusts .1efy won Iis initial
political silecess when lie become at
tornev -eneral. From that office lie
was elected to the goverinorsIlip and
thence to the United States senate.
Davis is a great advertiser. One of
the first tIin'.s lie will do inl this liue
will be tle prepa1ration of his biogra
phY for tie eonigressional directory.
Tlere are i w waYs by vliicli a con
gressMan etiln will prominence tirough
this directionl--le by. contributing a
sket'h covering a patge. and tle other
equally elfective by cont ribut iln" a sinl
gte line. I),Ivis c.4se tIe l t , metli
old inl a pouhi bigraphival diction- I
ary1 S11met timle aoand ju dby Ilhat
his .iautobihil iui'ora p v il t' director.y
filr Ilhe (60h01 grs will read
"delf I)avis. Iliiited Slates seiia.0r.
Aikansas. 1907. A. D., Litile Rock.
Ark., or wasingIon.
(oI ennesse, whIl will steved 'Senia
tr ('arl-k. is knotwn as ile Apostle
of Suniishinle. ati4 lie was boti in 1ap
pv Valley. Tenii. Ili mioiutli aniid his
fiddle have made his fortune, anld lie
niever, made a political campaigI with
out err.in a violin with him. ife
fiddled anid talked Iiiself into tihe
4tith conll4ress from a repiblicanl dis
triei. anId hv Ilie same mletiod lie be
eImn -nveror1 aiind afterwads Senla
ImoI I'loii his native state. Altlo'ugl i
brwilht up a Whl lie is the oilv
mal'ietimeir oft his famih-v whoi is
iim,t a repubiilicaii. lIn ISSII lit comn
peted withI his bro'thert'. Alfred, for
lie gomvernorshlipj a1m4 beat him hiand
ily. lIe made three Iiails foir the
fi naIlly wo n. Alt huighi bald-headed,
thle new senat or f'roii Ten nessee willI
lie thle only rival of Senator I )t'lew
iihin 'l nazutter oft whiisketis and his
siiiuilar toi those ofI thle Newv Yorkler.
caaiiiun'. lie will visit the white louse
frieniit ly, f'or one of' thle chiai'ges lie
inoale againal Senatior ('armiack was:
''"4 Ie i smrson non gratia at the
whlile hiouise, 14 ml T'tinesse'eanis should
not hiavte a sentator whoim did not stand
bmy thle president ofC the United St at es.'
Senmator Benson, of Kansas,
looks thle leading haw'yer ini hiis coon
try' towin, an d lie wans put on the lbench
b)ecaluse of his leg~al ability and not
beennuse of' any' political act ivityv. He
looks like a thif ty, we'll pr'eserved,
k~eeni 'oiiitryv lawvyer atnd his fraiikness
in discussi nu'himself is refireshuing. Ac
coi'dinii to his sto ry after his appoint
mnent lie was delayed in comiing to
Waushiington because hie did not cont
siderc that lie had4 thle properI ('lotheits.
In due tinme, however', his tailor ' ' ix
ed him uip'' andt when lie presented
himnself at the har of the senate to be
sworn in lie made as good an appear
anee as any inember of that body. Two
or, three dnays after lie had taken his
seat the aiir ship of Kiiabenshue made
its appeairance in the vicinity of the
cap)ito)l and one of his colleagues said
to him: ''Come out and see the air
''Not much,'' replied Senator Bein
son. ''If I am a new senator, I'don't
bite as easy as that.'' Pespite the
exceitement created by the advent of
the air ship, the Missourian remained
in the senate. chamber busyf with his
mail, while his associates stampeded
in the, direction of the east front of
the capitol.to view the aerial won
of Delaw u1 erin 89 wt
5nfto i)t6~ hig grip, ta
o l4 e 4 Whiehfde.
eared that he had'l not been legally
elected. He has been persistent, how
ov,er, and .his patience has been re
warded with a proper set of creden
tials which lie will-present when he
rettirns from a tour l'e is now making
abroad. Deleware's now senator e4
joys the distinction of never having
made i speech and his present post
tion is the 'first public offico he has
ever held. For nany years he has
beenl at the head of the poved com
pany and lhe was fitted for this work
by training at West Point, from
which lie graduated in 1801. Every
pound of smokeless powder used by
the government is manufactured by
the company of which Senator Dit.
Pont is the head.
Senator Bourne, of Oregon,
represeiitis a new order of things in
his stale and (lie nation, for he is the
first senator ever elected by a popu
Iar vote.* Oregon adopted an initia
tive 1nd referendumI law by which
primiries wvere held for nomination
) every'V officer froi senators down.
Under this law Senator Bourne was
lie Iiist man named direetly by the
people for tile upper branch of the
iational legislature. So firinly is this
wimary system fixed that Senator
learin, who was defeated by Mr.
BZiirne, declared he would ask all
leimocrats in the legislature to vote
or his successful coipetitor, because
lius only could the will of the people
)e registered. Senator Bourne is a
nillioialire anti emigrated from Bos
lon, Mass., to Oregon thirty years
igo. le is largely interested in min
ng uaind his ointerest in public affairs
is beei more academic than active.
Lie was one of the leaders, however,
ii (lie movement, to initiate primary
le.-islation and became one of the
)ieficiaries of the law which he had
''lis is an error. Seator Tillman
is well as tle congressmen from
outi Carolina. were elected by the
WHO "JEFF" DAVIS IS.
The Newest Picturesque United
Arkaisas is goinlg. t send to the
1:11ited States Senate, Governor
Jeff Davis. who is, like Tillman, a
"cornm-ildhl lawyer'' and proud of it.
Staid olI Senator .1laes I'l. Berry
has hheen defeated in the state pri
mary an1d Davis's nomination by
the D)etioeratic patty is believed ito
be e(uivalenit to eleelion. Ile is a
poliiician who lionrishies it close
r e witi a coistittuenye that de
peids 1111oll oral, not printed Cam1
pai-ti anyninet(s. He lias been at
toiney 'eneral once and triice gov
1rIor. Ie is forty-fontr years old.
".eT," as le is familiarly kiown,
knows wha t turn will I ilase lhe cl ass
itf voters whli ch lhe wishes to reachi.
'The abhsence ofi an issue is njo bar to
him., lie is thle issue himnselfC. lie
ay has appealed to thle ''back
c'ounityv' ' frm ier andi( the laborer,
ob ingi upon01 their symnpatIhies anid on~
I theirI pre,iudices. lHe is at good stoiry
ellerm awtil at man11 of griea t personlal
mtagnet ism, whlieb hl e kinowts how to
I'mloyl to adtagellii2. in his canm
Ii ns ".ei' T''' dlevotedl the gr'etr
I art ofI his timoe to the smtaller towntis
iid toi t he coutry dvIistriets, for' here
hiis sitrengith lies.
vis devised an1 app)leal to symathyttt
whieb ic i necientailly proved a gr'eat ad.
vertliesmnent for ai pror(liietar melV idi
(lilne. andit he wtent t hroutgh antics
hat it strmeet tatir could well hav'e
copied as an aid to l " com, I
pounid. ChArges '.9 ry and
fraud were ;eir hittled I,i in from I
Which he claimed h4 wasit) r great I
hervous strain. He ivould 4 - n the
middle of a. vigorous adO1iqs, the I
perspiration pouring flom h face, I
and dramatically.uneprk a 'bAttle and J
ponr the contents down his. baek and 4
bosoni. He was charged by hig oppo- t
nents with spending more zioney for
this medicine than for hit _ailroad
fare in the campaign.
His recent race for United States I
senator was devoid of natiy of
the picturesque plays which indeliby
impressed his personality x1pon the
minds of the people of' his native i
''Do you know what is the matter
with those fellows down. there in
Little Rock?'' lie would say. ''I can
tell you. ' They're mad. They're
iadi as can he because they are not
in offfice any more. I turned the
whole set of high collared roosters out
when I was first elected your gover
nlor, and put the men from the plough1
handles in their places.''
For all that, lie had a well-oiled,
efficient poitical machine.
In his second campaign for gov
ernor, Davis wore an old white hat
similar to those worn by the resi
dents of the distriets he visited. A
p)air of' home-knit white socks could .
1b plainly seen above his shoe tops.
while fastened diagonally across his
<4houlders would be a single suspen
''Those city folks down there wont E
speak to me,'' he would say. ''['in
Iot (ressed up etnougi for them,'' and- a
off the coat would come and ex- 's
pose the one ''gallus.'' a
Before his third term as governor, a
Davis made a campaign for -vindica
tion, so lie styled it. He had been
eharged with i appropriating part of
his coitfingeit fund, allowed by the T
state, to his persmial use. He was
atrrai.-Iged before a special committee 0
of the le-islatulre. and impeachmlent g
was much talked of. hut it failed.
avis recenltlv closed all the gam
bling- houm4ses. pool roolmis and] StIudaiy
Saloons11 at Ilot Spriwings. anlid appoint
ed a proseent ill a-t toriley, oil tie
recuomm11eaiqltaiion of the ministers of A
that city. who, ie believes, will en- i
force the law. This followed a cool
ness between him and the Hot P
Springs officials who were for Berry a
in (lie senatorial race. t
Davis's political promises always k
have been made good after election V
and he has made talctfuil use of his d
appoiifive power. Ie is quick to
see a deception, is a master of details,
knows ''every body in Arknsas,"
and is concedled to be a good lawyer.
Those who claim to know him best
say that his methods will be more re
filted a ft er a few moiths' resilence
in Washing-ton.-Chicago Journal.
Vassar's Biggest Class. -.
Th'Ie comnmencemnent .just hteld. at I
Vassar College is peculiar in that the a
seior and sophomore classes are all 1
there is to this most initeresting cele
brat ion. An account of it says:
Thte freshimeit ate bundled htome its
soon1 as examiinat ions arie over and
the juniors ,just wait around~ to p)ick t
up what points they can11 for next 1
yeari. The sophIomires are the son
ior.s' sister class. Th'ley furinishi the d
daisy chain beaters whoi( arc (lie pret- t
t iest cit leen'Ci sophlomi~ioe.
Th'le entire class worked ini the
fields all of Monday pickinig thlous- r
andls of daisies for the enoimous e
chaiin which t hey will make. TCues
day afternoon they liaid at thie sentors' g
feet when the class (lay songs wvere
~st or th,i
While the sophOntor'0ebiy
,he daisy fiel4s th' senis4103
hem and tle largest class inVassar
iistory-have b.een relearsing An
rying on theii' ne y gowns. The rab
)OW wa rivaled the oeniors'parad
W every conoeivable .olor had be
)mployed in the. mpking of the dre.
ca each girl selecting the shadewhic
he considers the most becoming.
In conjunction with class day, 100
s holding its first reimion, with neal
y every graduate of that year pre
int. Tile class of 1908 was the siste
ilass of 1904, just as 1908 is siste
la's to the present seniors. Ther
s thus established i sort of commo
iond among- the three classes, an
he exercises take on much of th
'orm of a threce-cornered reunion.
.Miss Jane Wood Perkins, of Portb
riouthi, N. 11., heads tile '06 class i
ehiolarshrp, and she has siccessfull,
iudergone all enduiralice test in C
miniations lasting 110 hiours,.
Wednesday nighit class dililer wai
eld and tle roll was called, eac
enior answering 'guilty' or ''nu
uilty,'' according to whether or no
lie is engaged to be married. Th
imber of ''guilty'' is said to be lar
er than usual, which may accouin
Lr the exceptional number of youn
ten who have been hanging on th
kirts of 'Vassar, as it were, all thi
Long Tennessee Fight.
For twenty years W. L. Rawls, o
ells, Tenn., fought nasal catarrh. Hi
rites: "The swelling and soreness in
de my nose was fearful, till I begai
pplying Bucklen's Arnica Salve to th
>re surface; this caused the sorenes
nd.swelling to disappear, never' to re
irn." Best salve in existence. 25c
t W. E. Pelham & Son, Druggists.
John 0. New Passes Away.
John C. New died at his home ii
nidianapolis, Tid'., of dropsy. Mi
ew was for many years jrojricto
f the Indianapolis Joiirnal and wa
O11lil-GOellerail to London.
A Miraculous Cure.
The following statement by H. 1
dams and wife, Henrietta, Pa., wi
terest parents and others. "A mira<
lous cure has taken place in our hom(
ur child had eczema 5 years and wa
ronounced incurable, when we rea
bout Electric Bitters, and conclude
D try it. Before the second bottle we
11 taken we noticed a ehange for th
etter, and after taking 7 bottles 1
Fas completely cured.' It's the up-t<
ate blood medicine and body buildin
onic. Guaranteed. 500. and $1.00i
V. E. Pelham & Son's drug store
.British Vessel Wrecked.
Twenty-two lives were lost in ti
rreck of tle British ship Lismore o
lie Chilean coast.
tate of Winconsin, was charged wit
tcltepte brlibery in coniection wit
h(iit able Lil'e Assurance lcgislatioi
nd( at wairrant was issuied for his al
A Western Wonder.
There's a Hill at Bowie, Texas., that
wice as big as last year. This wondi
m W. L Hill, who from a weight of i
ounds has grown to over 180. He says
'I suffered with a terrible cough, at
octors gave me up to die with Consumj
ion. I was reduced to 90 pounds, whE
began taking Dr. King's New Disco'
ry for Consumption, Coughs and Cold
low, after taking 12 bottles, I has
more than doubled in weight and a1
ompletely cured"' Only suret Coug
nd Cold cure. Guaranteed by W.1I
'elham & Son, Druggists, Sc. at
1.00. TrIal bottle free.
Hammar Condensed Paint leads all
y to-day, because it is made to stick. It
is guaranteed to stick for five years.
You can coun' on most paints for only
s three years. The great Hammar Paint
House of St. Louis guarantee their
paint to stick for five years; your
t money back if it don't and this is not
t talk either. Come in some day and we
mill show you how this paint T backed
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In cash and a reputation of orer a third
t of a century for square deals. We will
, also show you how you can save 25%
on your next paint bill. Remember,
please, that there is only one Hammar
Fnt and that we are the only dealers
in this place who have the authority to
sell and guarantee this paint,
Bowers & Dominick, Prosperity, S. C.
Carl Schurz Remembered.
B Services in memory of Carl Schurz
r were held in the Chicago Auditorium,
a which was filled.
Cost of Running the White House.
Maintenance of the White House
will cost $113,000 for the coming
New Cure for Epilepsy.
r S..B. Waterman, of Watertown, 0.,
s Rural free delivery, writes: My daugh
ter, afflicted for years with epilepsy,
was cured by Dr. kings New Life Pills.
She has not had an attack for over two
years Best body cleansers and life
giving tonic pills on earth. 25c at
W.E. Pelham & Son's drug store.
The Bi 1
1O yds. good Dress Lav
10 yds. White Lawn at
10 yds. Figured Prints
10 yds. 4-4 Sheeting ai
I O'yds. good Check'd H
S10 yds. 40-in. Mollohon
110 yds. Ginghams at on
10 Bars Octagon Soap i
10 Plugs Chewing Toba
10 Boxes Sardines at on
' 10 lbs. A. & H. Bulk Sod
3 Now is the Time. Y<
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