GREAT BRITAIN: Harpies and Hussies

Home Secretary Sir John Anderson, a tight-lipped disciplinarian with a hard but twinkling eye, perfectly appreciates that the moderate whoopee requirements of Tommy Atkins on leave are all but irrepressible. Last week Sir John continued to maintain a firm laissez-faire stand toward London night life despite a great twittering of complaint from the shires that today night club "harpies and hussies" are again preying on the morals and emptying the purses of apple-cheeked subalterns as in 1914-18.

In flats deserted by wartime évacués from London, new clubs open almost every night. Sir...

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