Foreign News Notes, Nov. 19, 1923

Lord Alfred Douglas, a son of the late Marquis of Queensberry, was held in bail at the Bow Street Court, London, on a charge of having maliciously and unlawfully published a defamatory libel on the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill.

Lord Alfred published in a pamphlet an article entitled: The Murder of Lord Kitchener and the Truth About the Battle of Jutland and the Jews. An excerpt from this document reads: "I made a definite charge against Winston Churchill in Plain English, a newspaper now defunct. I stated that a large sum of money...

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