The Press: Puddifoot & Tidmarsh

Alice Queenie Puddifoot is a masseuse with a shop in London's Albemarle Street. Lately unkind individuals complained to the London County Council that Miss Puddifoot was no fit person to be in the massage business, demanded that her license be revoked. Miss Puddifoot was vindicated, her license renewed. But most London newspapers covering the hearing went to press with only the racy testimony of the complainants. Alice Puddifoot sued eight of the papers for libel. U. S. editors, reading the results of the trial last week, were bug-eyed with amazement at the...

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