Diane Raye, American Burlesque Girl 1937

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Diane Raye, American Burlesque Girl 1937 - THimSDAY, 'APRIL S, 1937. WIFE OF FORMER...
THimSDAY, 'APRIL S, 1937. WIFE OF FORMER MASONTOWN RESIDENT EMBROILS ENGLAND OVER -STRIP TEASE' DANCING Special to The Courier. . UNIONTOWN, April 8.--The controversy over the ''strip tease" dancing craze that is prevalent in England .·centers about the wife of a former resident of Mnsontown. The dancer in question is Diana Raye, the wife of Jimmy Richards, who grew up in Fayettc county as Louie Janoff but who adopted the name of Richards nfter commanding attention in New York City as the "Singing Bell Hop." Janoff left New York tot; London, ' - where she has a contract to sing. The former Masontown man's wife was scheduled to give a performance in London where she has been warned that unless her act comes up to all standards of propriety it wul bz necessary to prosecute her. The producers W(K took the "strip tease'* dancer to London got an eye ful and decided the performance was "too hot 1 * for'England and'paid her 'off. The dancer, however, persuadixl a night club proprietor to book her , and there was "speculation over her act. LONDON, April 8.--Londoners thought they knew today what the American strip-tease was and were all the more convinced · that th( American boiling-point in amusement is very low. Miss Diane Raye, after some weeks of censor trouble, appeared ai the Victoria Palace Vaudeville Theatre. From behind a slightly transparent curtain, with-the dimmest o. . blue lights playing on the inkrdavk · stage, Miss Haye appeared to th audience Shfe smilingly threw i .'_ voluminous chiffon capo back, from " · h e r uhoulders and ' then, making ..'· rapidly for the' wings, took oft a split skirt.-and showed her thigh a the moment ot exit. This; was .the signal for the audl once to applaud Miss Raye back fo additional stripping but the audience !*did not know it and there was a somewhat embarrassing silent pause · Miss-Raye, gesturing her despair ··"'·.. went back onto the stage. The dii · blue lights went dimmer and ' sh dropped the front of a dress, reveal . ing--a thick net foundation coverin ' : ; he torso, the foundation coverw . ., with glittering spangles so that any near-sighted censor in the audience '.* would not get tho wrong impression i Miss Raye dropped the dress som V more, and fled. The audience was '·:. uncertain vrhat to do, A few np ';_ plauded. feebly after looking aroun. '{ for a lead. cientific Control Of Disease Narrows Chief Death Causes By United Press. NEW YORK, April 8.--Old age joms as the_ fastest growing cause f death in the United States today, i survey of the 10 deadliest dis- ases and what the medical profea- on is doing to control them. The time when old age will be nly cause of death has been medl- inc's dream. Medical statistics low that the country is already at ic door of some such mlllenium. Of the first 10 causes of death, six re those in which ago is a predls- xsing factor. All the causes that dll-rnore than 100,000 a year are in the age class. The foremost, heart disease, with- over 300,000 deaths yearly, more than double any other, vjth a rate rising three times faster ban its nearest competitor, cancer, one of the principal diseases of age. Latest signs of the millenium door are statements by Dr, Thomas Par- ·an, surgeon general of the United States, three days ago, that 10 years can be added to the average life by taking advantage of present medical knowledge--and by Professor Henry' C. Sherhan of Columbia University, that diet now available can add seven years to the life span. 'What do you mean by deadliest?" asked. · the spokesman of the New York Academy of Medicine, "those that kiU the most or those that the the most quickly fatal?" Of the 10 moat deadly in the fata sense, ha eyptetaedv only three, the two .pneumonias, and premature birth, arc among today's first 10 :a.uscs of American, deaths. The other seven are almost for- gptten diseases in the-United States notwithstanding that five of them e been among the world's greatest killers. The five arc Asiatic cholera, typhus, bubonic plague yellow fever and smallbox. Ttv other two are streptococcus septige- mia and botulinus poisoning. visit W. days. her Juniors Arrange To Attend May Day Parade in Uniontown

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  1. The Daily Courier,
  2. 08 Apr 1937, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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