CONGRESS: A Seat in Jeopardy

The Administration lost a supporter in the Senate with the death of Senator Knute Nelson of Minnesota. They hoped to regain the lost seat by having Governor Preus of that state resign and be given a Senatorial appointment by his successor, the present lieutenant governor. In fact, it was erroneously reported that this had happened. It seems, however, that the lieutenant governor balked at the role assigned to him.

The result was that Governor Preus, casting a bucket of cold water on the hopes of the regular Republicans, called a special election on...

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