In the State of Delaware there are two clans which are really potent. They fight occasionally, but usually they divide the political machinery of the state between them with a casual gesture. One clan, of course, is the famed Du Pont family whose industries make everything from dynamite to dainty ladies' hand-mirrors. To the Senate they have sent T. Coleman du Pont, Republican. The other tribe bears the name of Bayard. Many centuries ago, its forefathers sprang from the loins of Chevalier de Bayard, that knight sans peur et sans reproche. In the...

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