Milestones, May 11, 1936

Upheld. The right of the State of New Jersey to levy a $12,247,000 inheritance tax on the $115,000,000 estate of President John Thompson Dorrance of Campbell Soup Co.; in New Jersey's Court of Errors & Appeals, after five years of litigation. Because New Jersey's Soupman Dorrance several years before his death bought a home in Radnor, Pa., his executors have already paid Pennsylvania $15,-000,000 in inheritance taxes.

Awarded. To Brooklyn Matador Sidney Franklin: a $7,000 judgment against Columbia Pictures Corp., whose cinema Throwing the Bull used his name in a "jeering, jocular and...

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