NIGHTCLUBS: Decor Meets the Law

Dapper, boyish Sherman Billingsley, 44, seemed tired as he bowed over ladies' hands at cocktails. In the summer he likes to go to the Atlantic Beach Club at Long Beach, Long Island, to dabble in the surf and suntan himself for a hard winter in doors. But now he was losing his tan; all last week Billingsley had been kept from the beach by New York's hen-shaped May or LaGuardia. On the previous Saturday night the Mayor had sent four uninvited characters into the lush decor of Billingsley's famed blue-and-gold Stork Club, had taken it over in the name...

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