Foreign News: Simple Simon's Tax

Anything but simple is the great legal mind of the Rt. Hon. Sir John Allsebrook Simon, long the Empire's highest-paid lawyer. But one day last week he was suddenly congratulated by almost every London newspaper on being the author of what Britons dubbed good-humoredly "Simple Simon's Tax."

Sir John, when he recently became Chancellor of the Exchequer, found himself in charge of a new tax trap designed for Rearmament profiteers but so objectionable to many potent Britons that there was nothing to do but hastily scrap the design. Its inventor was the Rt....