National Affairs: Clark for Hawes

Having seen his Philippine independence bill made law, Harry Bartow Hawes of Missouri last week announced his resignation from the Senate effective Feb. 3. "It pleases me," he wrote Governor Guy Brasfield Park, "and I am sure will meet with the approval of Missouri Democrats, to know that you will appoint to this vacancy that very able young statesman, Col. Bennett C. Clark, who has been selected as my successor. Some two years ago I decided to retire, but have awaited the election of a Democratic Governor to fill the vacancy by appointment."...

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