Having jolted the U. S. five months before by appointing radical Hugo LaFayette Black to the Supreme Court, Franklin Roosevelt last week chose to jolt the nation by his conservative appointment to the Court. So one afternoon White House Executive Clerk Maurice C. Latta marched in to the Senate with the nomination of retiring Justice George Sutherland's successor: Stanley Forman Reed. So, also, photographers stormed Solicitor General Reed in his office (see cut) to catch him before he put on judicial dignity.

The son of prosperous Dr. John A. Reed of Maysville,...

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