SOUTH CAROLINA: Cotton Ed Serves Notice

South Carolina's grumpy, mastiff-faced old Ellison DuRant Smith may be the Senate's No. 1 mossback, but South Carolina loves him still, treasures him as a precious relic. South Carolinians affectionately acknowledge that "Cotton Ed"*opposes progress in almost every conceivable form. But by last week many veteran Smithies had become anxious over the opposition of Sixth-Term Senator Smith to a Third Term for President Roosevelt.

Last week Cotton Ed's ancient mustaches drooped like Spanish moss as he heard disquieting news: his own home county (Lee) had named him a delegate to the...

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