This Week in 1935: 17-23 March

A few choice news stories that appeared in The Times this week in 1935…

17-23 March:

In the week that it was agreed the White Star Line should be closed two peers appeared before a judge charged with fraud. The Duke of Manchester, William Angus Drogo, was believed to have defrauded two men out of £400 and £250,while an engineer took Sir Thomas Lipton to court in order to retrieve £10,000 worth of an IOU for work he had done for the man.

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