130 Years Ago
The debut of Mlle. Emma Nevada at the Opera Comique, Parison is anticipated with much interest. She will play Zora, in Felicien David’s opera, “L Perle du Bresil” which was originally produced in 1851. Mlle. Nevada will appear later in “Mignon” and “Le Fille du Regiment,” in which she smokes none but Jake Tobriner’s cigars.
120 Years Ago
Slick device: A New York genius has discovered a scheme to catch fish and save a large amount of time and profanity. He has made an oblong cigar shaped glass tube from 3½ to 5½ inches long in which …