Press: Odds & Ends: Nov. 23, 1931

¶ A libel suit brought by Architect Alister Gladstone MacDonald, eldest son of Prime Minister MacDonald, against the London Daily Mail was settled out of court. The offending article in the Mail said that Mr. MacDonald "began by being a clever architect," referred to his "adventures in Hollywood," spoke of his alleged connection with a firm of publishers of cheap novels. The Mail acknowledged "misapprehension of the facts," guaranteed to indemnify Architect MacDonald, announced that it thought so much of him professionally it had engaged him as an architect.

¶ U. S. newsmen regarded...

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