Transport: Brothers' Barratry

Having inherited $35,000,000 from her second husband, Shipping Magnate Sir Robert Paterson Houston, Dame Fanny Lucy Houston can afford to indulge her girlish sense of fun, her matronly sense of Patriotism. In 1931 her sudden gift of $500,000 enabled Britain's aviators to enter and win-the final Schneider Trophy

Race (TIME, Feb. 9, Sept. 14, 1931). In 1933 she financed a flight over Mt. Everest to prove to India that "not all Englishmen are degenerate." Lately, the sympathies of "Britain's Fairy Godmother" have been aroused by the sorry case of handsome Captain...

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