PROHIBITION: Mecca of Merriment

Last week many a famed Manhattan nightclubber received an astounding form letter. Excerpts: "You are cordially invited to attend the gala opening of the Fifty-Eighth Street Country Club. . . . If you found a soupçon of enjoyment in my former place . . . in this Mecca of Merriment you will behold . . . the titillating tintinnabulating secret excitations of the Congo and flesh-shuddering, goose-creeping horrors of the Grand Guignol!" The letters—there were two editions—were signed: BELLE LIVINGSTONE.

Author of the letters is also an author of books (Letters...

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