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British K.k.k. Threatens Labor M.p.; Boasts of Recent Attack on Jewish Barber

May 15, 1947
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Scotland Yard has revealed that it is investigating a threatening letter sent to Mrs. Barbara Ayrton-Gould, Labor M.P., from a group calling itself the British section of the Ku Klux Klan.

The letter threatened Mrs. Ayrton-Gould that mentioning or antagonizing the K.K.K. was likely to bring her trouble. As a warning it referred her to the case of a “certain Jew” who “had a very nasty experience and received medical attention last week.” The letter apparently referred to an attack on a Jewish barber, Lewis Lipstein, of Edgeware Middlesex, a London suburb adjoining Mrs. Aryton-Gould’s constituency.

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