Foreign News: Churchill vs. Douglas

During the past week all England was interested in the libel charge brought by Mr. Winston Churchill against Lord Alfred Douglas, second son of the eighth Marquis of Queensberry, for publishing in a paper called Plain English libelous statements. The defendant alleged that Mr. Churchill had plotted with the late Sir Ernest Cassel to publish a false report of the Battle of Jutland, with the object of creating a panic on the neutral stock exchanges in order to sell German stocks at a high price and buy British stocks at a depreciated value.


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