GREAT BRITAIN: Kylsant to Wormwood Scrubs

Kylsant to Wormwood Scrubs

Sir John Simon, the British Empire's august new Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (see p. 19) toiled most of last week at the congenial task of earning $125.000 by his efforts to win an appeal in the case of famed Baron Kylsant of Carmarthen, sentenced to one year's imprisonment for sponsoring a misleading stock prospectus (TIME, Aug. 10, et ante).

Sir John, arguing for Lord Kylsant before Mr. Justice Avory of the Court of Criminal Appeal, lightly brushed aside the fact that some...

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