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July 29, 1918

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The review of the Sunday burlesque openings notes that Leo Stevens' enthusiastic sneezing suggesting a bad case of influenza was a highlight. The performance at the Casino Theater was heavily attended by marines and soldiers fro  the camps. The War Labor Board has granted the street railway workers a pay increase.

Source: "Sunday Theater Openings," The Washington Herald, Washington, District of Columbia, July 29, 1918. Page 4, Column 3.

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