EGYPT: Folk v. Zaghlul

The Cairo Mixed Court handed down an extraordinary decision last week ordering Saad Zaghlul Pasha, leader of the potent Wafd (Nationalist party), to pay $55,000 to Mrs. Joseph Wingate Folk, widow of the late Governor of Missouri.

Mrs. Folk originally sued for $602,924. Her attorneys produced documentary evidence that an agent for Zaghlul Pasha contracted with Lawyer Folk in 1919 to further the cause of Egyptian independence by propaganda in the U. S. at a salary of $5,000 a month. In addition he was to receive approximately half a million dollars upon the successful conclusion of his work. All this was...

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