AERONAUTICS: Swat the Publisher

Newspapers in general, and contentious newspapers in particular, keep a wary eye out for the law of libel and usually steer a safe course outside the three mile limit. A libel case, a good one, is a rarity among the larger papers of the country. But by a decision of a Justice of the New York Supreme Court last week, Mr. William Randolph Hearst and the Star Company will have to defend a libel suit for $1,000,000.

The suit was brought by no less, a person than...

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