GREAT BRITAIN: Omnibus of Scandal

British courts last week settled three major scandals that have kept London newspapers humming for months.

Lady Louis & Negro. Returned from Malta, Lady Louis Mountbatten, wife of King George's first cousin once removed, stood before Lord Chief Justice Baron Hewart and heard herself exonerated of the charge of consorting with a Negro. London's sensational tabloid weekly People had blurted: "Famous Hostess Exiled. ... A scandal which has shaken society to its very depths . . . concerns . . . one of the leading hostesses in the country, a woman highly...

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