POLITICAL NOTES: Salesman's Reply

In his sick room at Rochester, Minn. several weeks ago,* James Roosevelt received Writer Walter Davenport of Collier's to reply through him to Writer Alva Johnston's article "Jimmy Got It" in the Satevepost (TIME, July 4). Last week and this, Collier's published the Roosevelt reply, "I'm Glad You Asked Me," in two installments.

Writer Johnston had suggested Son Roosevelt's income from his Boston insurance firm of Roosevelt & Sargent was between $250,000 and $2,000,000 a year. Reply (with photographs of his income-tax returns): James Roosevelt's taxable income was as follows:

1933 . . . $21,714.31 </br> 1934 ....

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