Senator Carmack 12-19-1903
Where Dignity Holds Sway. Representative 'Cochran, of Missouri, had often promised Senator Carmack, of Tennessee, that he would present him with a special growth of fine Missouri tobacco that could not be beaten in the world. The Tennessee senator, who enjoys a good "chaw," waited in vain for this precious gift. So the other day he wrote a note to' Cochran, telling him to come over to the senate side of the capitol quickly, as he wanted to see him on Important business. Cochran, who v Is a short, stubby man, came down the corridor puffing like a gasoline runabout. Car-mack led him quietly into the senate cloakroom and Cochran settled himself Into a seat for the anticipated conference. "Cochran," said Carmack, "give me a chew of that tobacco." Cochran handed out a plug and the Tennesseean placed a good portion of it comfortably in his mouth. Quietly turning to leave the room. Carmack said: "That's all, Cochran." Philadelphia Ledger.