GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Mar. 25, 1935

The Lords:

¶ As the Empire's superior court of appeal, squelched the lengthy efforts of the Crown to squeeze further income tax payments out of Hon. William Waldorf Astor, shy young son and heir of bold Nancy Astor's mild Viscount. On. Nov. 13, 1929 Mr. Astor transferred stocks and shares to a U. S. trustee, hoping thus to escape taxation of the income by Britain.

Delivering judgment last week, Life Peer Hugh Pattison Macmillan, Baron Macmillan of Aberfeldy and Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, stressed the essential point that Scion Astor, in setting...

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