Jay Clifford Sues Englishman

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, ASK S3 ui ri vji U JnlUU U . (g'UFIF 00 ml Cecil Beaton Alleged) to Have "Crashed" ParryPpi Clifford's Harlem Residence, Then Wrote Lif ously About It in His Latest Book, "New Yorr . By TED POSTON Al. S1 . A V atan VAJiresponacni ) ,v ftmmia T3'it?eV ot rVi of nu i'u nVPT tiriA Twrifpr tt'oct f"Tf.f with a $500,000 libel suit this week, The Courier leaiiiVJSILr exclusively, as a result of his description of Harlem inM recent book, "CecU Beaton'a NewS $ York The suit Is being filed by lieutenant Jay W. Clifford, prominent Harlem socialite and Inspector of customs, who accuses the Englishman of: "holding the entire race up to ridicule after one four - hour visit to the community." Lieutenant Clifford's ''suit, which will also be directed against J. D. Lippencott and Co., American publishers of Beaton's book, will be based specifically on a description of a party at the socialite's apartment which the Englishman allegr edly crashed aa an uninvited guest last February 11. Beaton, who had been employed by Conde Nast, publishers, had received widespread notoriety just a short time before, by printing rabidly anti - Semitic notes on art , sketches which were published in Vanity Fair and Vogue magazines. One of the - Inscriptions, concealed in a life, read 'Tl?e' dirty kikes are lmn Marylan May Bui Morgan ... . . W mM i' I . hi a State Offers Trustees' School $250,000 T; U. ) r 11 1 33 tn vil,. H Reopen As State Collf BALTIMORE, Sept. Maryland has offered aran college trustees $25(A for the institution, accoi4iil sketch of New York night ;to John E. Semmes, white, .e fin a everywhere." In "Cecil Beaton's New York," published in England in June, the author describes a party given by "a rich Negro who is noted for his interesting entertainments."' The host of the party is described as (Continued on Page Four) of a special state coi PIUK1. XL BUIU, lb Will UfJ T j I after September 30 aa MgV State college. VWl Td. I.frl.l.ln.. ..akin. C" 1 IT. form to the Gaines' case detf j, appropriated $350,000 at iuLj The remainder of th would be used for improver, ! &Ul

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  1. The Pittsburgh Courier,
  2. 23 Sep 1939, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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