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road and the Seaford and Cambridge Railroad. He was
the nominee of the Republican party for the House of
Delegates in 1897, but was defeated. He is engaged exten-
sively in the canning business, and is a man of substance
and a progressive, enterprising citizen. He was elected in
1899 by two majority.
FREDERICK COUNTY—Five Members.
CHARLES C. WATERS, Democrat.
Mr. Waters is a lawyer and resides in Frederick. He
was born near Lewistowu, Frederick county, in 1868, and
was educated in the public schools until 16 years of
age, when he went to a military and naval college estab-
lished at Oxford, Md. In 1887 his father, Dr. James K.
Waters, was elected Register of Wills, and he was appointed
to the chief deputyship. He studied law under John C.
Motter, and was admitted to the bar in 1898. Mr. Waters
was the Democratic nominee for Register of Wills in 1897,
but was defeated with the rest of the ticket that year,
though having the distinction of leading his ticket in the
number of votes received.
SIMEON L. BAST, Democrat.
Mr. Bast is a citizen of Braddock, Frederick county.
He is 51 years of age and has been a blacksmith and
wheelwright for many years. He was educated in the
public schools at Braddock.
SAMUEL R. BROWN, Democrat.
Mr. Brown was born at Annapolis in 1858. He was
educated in private schools of Annapolis and in the Mary-
land Agricultural College. He moved to Frederick county
in 1868, took charge of his father's farm in 1876, but later
left there to work in a flouring mill at Monrovia, Md. For
several years he was in the employ of the Baltimore and
Ohio Express Company. He now farms near New Market.
D. PRINCETON BUCKEY, Democrat.
Mr. Buckey is a young member of the Frederick bar.
He is a son of Daniel E. Buckey, of Frederick county, and
was born September 5, 1875. He was educated at the
Union Bridge High School and Western Maryland College.
On March 1, 1897, he commenced the study of law in the