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Pansy Montague

Pansy Montague (‘La Milo’), 1913

Performing as La Milo, Pansy skirted the censors by staying still while posing nude. As long as she didn’t move, it was considered art, like a statue. The same tactic was used later at the Windmill Theatre.

Alligator Pears

The Wichita Daily Eagle, Kansas, March 23, 1913

The avocado has long been afflicted with the name of “aligator pear.” Now many of the avocado types do not resemble a pear, and none of them grow on alligators.

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