Foreign News: Rothermere Sued

Seventeen lordly barristers in powdered wigs entered the hoar, majestic Court of Chancery last week and began to argue whether the noble lord who created the first tabloid newspaper has defrauded of millions of pounds the heirs of his brother, the noble lord who in his day commercialized, consolidated and debased the press of England.

The plaintiff of this cause célèbre, which promises to cost at least £1,000 for every day it is argued, is Miss Louise Owen, for 20 years secretary to the late Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, Viscount Northcliffe, onetime "Hearst of...

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