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hisfw"110. Kan. "the Kansas. hermit mora, courage fn voting against the lm-Ttfesday fore- ! peachment of President Andrew Jackson. an?lnto exlle Djr his constituents as a result jof hIs casting the deciding vote against ; - J ; ; Boary locks fell. His nair is white ana ; hls lon flowing beard and keen eyes make nim a mo8t striking figure.; Alto ; though Bnghtly stooped, "he bears the t burden of his four score years well, and I conver-,fo IUSSI0WF " i liAHSASEfitllT FULFILL!) Hugh Cameron's Pilgrim age is Accomplished. Meets Sen. Ross ; in His ' . New Mexico Home.- . HE DIDNT WALK; EITHER Message a Most Cheering : One, Says Ross. ? Geiiv Cameron Guest of , . the Grand ;Army.; Albuquerque; N. M., April- 4. Brevei. Brigadier ' General Hugh Cameron of 81 years, old. arrived here Sunday over the Atcntson, Topeka at Santa Fe. and caned upon ex-Senator Edmund G. Ross of Kan sas, at the latter s home in this city. General Cameron has widely advertised a pilgrimage to Albuquerque to convey "to ranftaK hAtAi unnrcrimian nt h: hta-h While Ross occupied a seat in the Senate. .Edmund G. Ross, who was late Governor of New Mexico, was practically driven impeachment, and saving tne country, as Qnerai Cameron puu it, "from a terrible tjlna.. When he arrived . here he was attired m overalls and jumper and wore a bright red toboggan cap, . from under which ills his faculties are apparently as sharp aa i ever . :y The meeting between General Cameron jd onator Ross- whom he had not seen twelve or fifteen years, was at the home of Mr. Ross- in the southern part of the city, several mutual friends being present at the meeting. It was an interesting sight when the old soldier grasped the hand of the aged statesman and gave him the first official recognition of his vindication ' after years of exile. -' General Cameron said: "My old comrade and friend, I am so glad to meet you after so many years, looking so well and enjoying health and strength as you receive.- the -gratifying intelligence of which t am the bearett Ye u stand higher in the grateful remembrance of the people than any Senator from . Kansas or from Its sister States. Aas ever stood." Senator Boss expressed his deep appreciation of the service done him, by bis old friend. ' , "Why didn't 1: walk?" said General Cameron,; laughingly. r J?I - have never promised to walk. It would have taken entirely too much time'' and strength, and I am getting old. I announced that I was going to make a 'pilgrimage' and the newspapers did the rest. I am In my eighty-first year and not as spry s I was once, senator koss, wnom 1- am most agreeably' surprised to find in such gooa health; is just thirty-four days my Junior. "I believe that with the exception of two or three of the old villains the people of Kansas have come to realize fully what, gross injustice was done their Senator. They unanimously accord . Senator Ross his full meed of praise for his. action In Che impeachment trial. I carry a letter from the journalist, R. G. Elliott, to Mr. Ross, a letter of full appreciation and acknowledgment. Simlliar letters have been written by the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor and - the Speaker of the House of Representatives." "The message was- a most cheering one." said the ex-Senator yesterday, "and I appreciate it most deeply." General Cameron will be the guest of the Grand Army post, of Senator Ross and others while. In the city. .

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  1. The Topeka Daily Capital,
  2. 05 Apr 1907, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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