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SHOULD THE TANGO BE DANCED?

VIEWS OF BOMW NOTABLE

PEOPLE

" Everylady's Journal" has been making it a habit, of late, to consult a number o£ leading authorities upon various topics of vital interest, and publishing a digest of their views In the February number, ju3t to hand, for example, the question of modern dancing ia discussed, with particular reference to the Tango and other "freak" dances. Opinions are ex pressed by leaders of the Church and such notables as the Mayor of St. Kilda ; Miss Jenny Brennan, the mis tress of the ballet of Her Majesty's Theatre ; Mr R. 0 Clark, the general secretary of the V.M.C.A., Mrs Faitn bairn, one of tha leaders of Melbourne society ; and Mrs Mary Gilraore, the weli known Australian poetess, who lived for some years in South America, where the Tangi found its oiigin. This collection of view 3 make i admirable reading, and it is illustrated with a number of first class photo graphs The general opinion seems to be that, on the whole, dancing is

improving rather than deteriorating, j and that it is only in its abuses that i it is at aIK objectionable. Tbere arr : other fine articles and stories in tbi.February iesue of 'iEverylady'n Jour nal," and the usual splendid review of : tbe prevailing fashions." As we bav> done before, we recommend this fitu < tiagazitie to all our women •. readers.

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SHOULD THE TANGO BE DANCED?, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4373, 20 February 1914

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SHOULD THE TANGO BE DANCED? Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4373, 20 February 1914

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