[1936 Ma. 31, 19:6]
Title of Poet Laureate|
Asked for J.S.McGroarty
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES.
WASHINGTON, March 30.A proposal to give the title of honorary
poet laureate of the United States to Representative John Steven
California was made today in a joint resolution introduced in the House by
Representative Monaghan of Montana.
The text of the resolution
"To make John Steven McGroarty honorary poet laureate of
the United States of America.
"Resolved by the Senate and the
House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled,
that out of recognition for the manifold poems of elegance and beauty his pen has
contributed to the poetic lore of our nation, and especially the poem entitled
'The Lady Eleanor,' written in honor of and dedicated to the First Lady of the
Land, Mrs. Franklin Delano (Eleanor) Roosevelt, that the Honorable John Steven
McGroarty be, and he is hereby, declared honorary
poet laureate of the United
States of America."