Items of Interest

Matthew Stanley Quay, after a short absence from the United States Senate, owing to the success of the reform forces in creating a deadlock at the last session of the Pennsylvania Legislature, was again elected last week in spite of determined and influential opposition in his own party, and the known coldness of the national administration toward him.

Thomas M. Patterson of Denver, editor of the Rocky Mountain News, the most important free silver Populist-Democratic paper in the West, was elected last week to succeed Edward O. Wolcott as one of Colorado's representatives in the United States Senate. Mr. Patterson has been a leader of the anti-Republican political elements in his state for many years. He is an able lawyer and an effective speaker. Senator Wolcott, who is the state leader of the Republicans, received but eight votes.

George Frisble Hoar was re-elected United State Senator by the Massachusetts Legislature for the fifth time last week. He received the votes of all the Republicans of both branches of the Legislature, which were fifty-four votes more than he needed, and five Democratic votes besides.

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Buried City in Mississippi
January 24, 1901

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