Women: Something Blue

Some curbstone quipster uttered the inevitable gag: "It must have been a Republican who complained." Still, it was awfully apt, as two blue-uniformed New York policemen piled out of a prowl car in front of Philanthropist Mary Lasker's Beekman Place town house at 1:05 in the morning. The complainant was an unidentified neighbor lady, whatever her politics, and she was finding it kind of hard to sleep, what with Dutch Adler's rhythms blaring from the open windows and most of the 110 partygoers thunderously doing all those modern dances. "Would you close a couple of those second-floor windows to...

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