An Apology

Some time ago the Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a Hugo Stinnes journal, accused the Vossische Zeitung, a Berlin daily of Socialist views, of "being too friendly to France." Dr. Ullstein, Socialist publisher, and George Bernhard, editor-in-chief, decided to bring a libel suit against the Allgemeine Zeitung. The action promised to prove a big sensation in the Berlin newspaper world, but Hugo Stinnes discreetly ordered his paper to print the following apology:

"The Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung declares that it did not wish to accuse the Vossische Zeitung...

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