National Affairs: du Pont Out

A sick, sick man for some time has been Delaware's T. Coleman du Pont. Last year he had to have his larynx removed. Last month his doctors told him they thought he would be well enough to take his seat with the rest of the Senators when Congress met. But he was not so able, so last week he wrote two letters—one to Vice President Dawes, one to Governor Robinson of Delaware—resigning. Thus ended a Senate career which began seven years ago by appointment and was continued four years ago by popular election. His health kept Senator du Pont away from...

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