May 1872

May 23, 1872 “Vienna Demorest shower[showed] her pretty teeth in the Town Hall Terrible applause” [Vienna Demorest was the daughter of William Jenning Demorest, a prohibition leader, magazine publisher and manufacturer of sewing machines. His second wife Ellen Demorest nee Curtis was a successful pattern maker. http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?1221901; Mrs. E. Grannis is Southington was a “Branche[s] of MME. Demorest’s Emporium of Fashions”. Vienna was a well known composer whose work was performed by Christine Nilsson, one of the most well known opera singers of the day.;;Sunday May 26 1872 “Blakes on a spree”

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