The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 15, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 15, 1949
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r*<m mo BLi inav/LLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, IW» FDR, Jr., Takes Seat in Congress Third Son of Lot* President Sworn in As Representative WASHINGTON, June 15. (/D—Another FDR came on the Washington political scene yesterday as Franklin Delino Roosvelt, Jr., was sworn In w a member of the House of Representatives. HI» mother, Mrs. Franklin 15. (Eleanor) Roosevelt, beamed prondly In the gallery as the 34-year-old third son of the former president took the oath of office from Democratic Leader John W. McCormack. of Massachusetts, acling speaker. ;He represents the 20th New York District, having successfully bucked Tammany Hall in a special election on May 17 for the House seat held by the late Sol Bloom, a Democrat. An avowed Democrat, Roosevelt failed to win his party's nomination and ran as the candidate of the Tour Freedoms and the Liberal Parties. -;But there was no doubt of his political affiliation. Democratic lead- era already have accepted him as one of their own and will find him a committee assignment in the near future. ".Roosevelt sat on the Democratic side of the House Chamber during the few minutes preceding the swearing-iti ceremony. After walking into the well of the House and raising his right hand to take the oath, he returned to the Democratic side. Colleagues and gallery spectators applauded. The ceremony lasted less than a minute. McCormack read the oath and Roosevelt soberly answered "I do," He wore aT.rumpled light brown slimmer suit. .: Becomes 433rd Member • Roosevelt became the 433rd member of the House and the 261st Democrat. There still are two Democratic vacancies. '-The third son of the late president, to whom he has been compared in political charm, came here tram New York by plane this morn- Ing to be sworn In. -•Young Roosevelt .staged a whirlwind campaign to defeat three other opponents May 17 for the seat left Tacant by the death of Rep. Bloom. Since the special election, in Ne York City's 20th District, he h! been abroad, mainly in Israel. .'.'His father never served in the House in his unequaled political career. However, there already is some talk of the possibility that politl- c»l fortunes may lead the son. In tine, to th« governorship of-New Tork. It was from this post that TOR, 8r., went to the White House ;, Young Roosevelt will be the thirc Roosevelt to sit In the House. He WW preceded by Robert Barnwel RpoaeTelt (who served in 1871-73) yd A>gr t Robert Barbell g uncle, & uncle of Republican Prealden Ttoeodore Roosevelt. legality of Bonus Upheld \y fowo Supreme Court DES MOINES, June 15. (JPh- The owa Supreme Court yesterday up-, held the legality of the JJ46.000.0CO boniic for Iowa World War 11 vet- BRIDE - TO - BE — Barbara Manning, Los Angeles socialite, will become the bride of Democratic Gov. Fuller Warren of Florid* on June 28. Th« wedding will take place in the Westwood Community Methodist Church in Los Angelev. After a Florida honeymoon, the coup]* will live in the Governor's Mansion, Tallahassee. Colorado U to Sponsor Sex Offense Conference :; BOULDER Colo., June 15— tff't— The University of Colorado—where two students have been brutally f-'w which voters approved laat fall. . ne court's decision also validated Hie procedure whicn lh« 194S Iowa Legislature set up lor payment of the bonus, The new State Bonuj; Board already has received bonus applica- tions from approximately 215,000 veterans. The bonus will be paid at the rate ol no a month for domestic .service and $12.50 a month for overseas service up to a 1500 maximum. Read Courier News Want Ads. WilknCrunw Named To Pharmacy Board LITTLE ROCK, June If. If) — Wiliua Crum«, Hot, 8prinf», former president of the Arkansas Pharmaceutical Association, yesterday was installed as a member of Uic ArJunui Bou-d of Phraucy. He{ will wrve a five-year term. Twenty-three applicants (or II- ceiuu began two-day examinations before the board yesterday. Oklahoma la known as the •Sooner State." 4SK FOR 666 WITH QUININE Insurance Firms Pay $162 Million n Federal Taxes The 1948 tax bill paid by U.S. life nsurance companies was $162,000.00, the Institute of Life Insurance epurted today. While the federal income taxes iafd have declined in recent years mder the tax formula applying o life insurance, taxes paid to state local taxing bodies, other than real estate taxes, have increased iharply. The state and local taxes paid )>' the life companies, other than real estate, last year totaled $132,000,000, up $12,000,004 from the previous year and about 150,000,000 greater than such payments in 1940. That is a 60% increase since 1940. These tax payments include premium taxes, license fees, securiey transfer Uxes and all Imposts other than real estate taxes and Federal taxes. The real estate taxes, which have varied according to property holdings of the companies, were $19,000,000 In 1948, compared with 17.- OOOin the previous year and $49,000,000 in 1940. Last year's rise reflected the r Increase of funds put into real estate as an investment, both housing and non-housing. The larger 1940 figure reflected the extensive holdings of foreclosed real estate then on the books, but now largely disposed of. Ex-Chinese Premier Said tor. en hundred pieces of Household effects reportedly belonging to former Chinese Premier T. V. Soong today were on board the SS Presl dent Wilson. The ship is bound for the United States by way of Kobe Japan. Soong, reputedly one of the richest men In the world. :s a brother- of China's Generalissim . - ... , _ J iii-iaw ui v^ititin.3 vicuci tuiA.iJum •Urn this school year— will sponsor Chiang Kai-shek, relirert president •^conference to »tt»cfc the problem I Soong's sister, Madame Chlang.Ils of "sex oltenses and bizarre crimes on a national scale. ", President Robert L. Stearns nn- niionced the University's plans nt commencement exercises Monciaj* as authorities souefit the slayer of the most recent victim—Roy F. Spore Jr. The 19-year old sophomore was Wiled last Thursday night, seven months after another student, Theresa Foster, was slain. He was beaten and thrown Into Boulder Creek, defending his date from the assail- ftht. In Miss roster's death. Joe Sam Walker, a 32-year old metal worker, w»s convicted of second degree murder. .There are few tangible clues In the Spore killing. : In his commencement address. Dr. Stearns said persons who commit sex offenses and bizarre crimes »re mentally sick. in New York City. Officials of the American President Lines said the ship's manifes did not hear Soong's name. They added they did not know if any thing on the ship belonged to the American-educated Soong. "Shep Fields At Claridge In Memphis' >Y 7X1 UCHT OF TXI ITX11 .{( KIT n*—wqnr n» Fin* food . . , famous musk «nd cooling breeiet from the Mi»i»<ppi Riv«r <r* th« perfect tngreditnti for glorioin •vsningi tnis itimmer—in Mcmpriit «t Hottl Claridga. You'B din* «nd danc* witVi Hi* unarteit crowds, in an <hnot- plier* designed for rom»nc» on th* beautiful Magnolia Roof. D«1icioui Tabl* d'Hota Dinner* ar« f»a»onabry priced and you can remain to danc« at no extra cost, any mgnt except Saturday night. Plan your parties and com* to Memphis—and Hotel Claridge for memorable evening* under the itartl ^Jf. 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