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GRIZZLY-BEAR DANCE.

* Is the "Grizzly Bear" dance likely to iuvade London, asks the Daily Chronicle. • Baris society rules it most seemly un*' elegant, yet New York — where it wa» first introduced—has just placed it ami all other "huggly-wiggly" dances und'h a social ban. The "Turkey Trot" uuel the "Boston Dip" are likewise taboo. , "I have heard of one or two excetd ingly peculiar dances beiug introduced it' New York and Paris, but you can taki it that nothing which is not strictly graceful and elegant and in eyery sens" proper' will be allowed in English society," said Mrs. Wordsworth, ol Queensberry Hall. Kensington, to a pros > representative. ""English people, slu? proceeded, '"are "very insular, and very particular. 'They would certainly not tolerate any dances of tho kind alluded to. "'The.Bpston dance, of- course, has been popular m -England 1 for" 'fcho last two ■years, and, when properly .formed, it b a most beautiful dance, with no sußires tion of vulgarity. I understand that some new movements have * been introduced abroad, and it i* these which have' raised tho protests." To introduce- English principles of dancing m America, Mrs. Wordsworth has opened' a branch in New York, and Now York tooute is so captivated in tho dance, that additional trainers are to be -sent next year.' Instead,; therefore, w. *i can i *&** • b , ein 8 introduced intc- England. ;tlwvo is^hope of English dances being- •introduced 1 into America

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GRIZZLY-BEAR DANCE., Evening Post, Volume LXXXIII, Issue 77, 30 March 1912

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GRIZZLY-BEAR DANCE. Evening Post, Volume LXXXIII, Issue 77, 30 March 1912

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