Dateline: Baker, Montana — 3 April 1924
The Fallon County Times, p. 8:
Or the table stove which, sitting on that tablecloth, looks to me like an accident fixin' to happen:
Betty Lentz performed a piece by Beethoven. Rather than "Fuerelife" as stated in the news article, I'm sure it was Fur Elise. If I've found the correct Betty Lentz in the 1920 census of Baker, Montana, she was born about 1912, so she would have been three years older than this young pianist:
I was unable to find anything at all about The Pigmies Parade, not even the first name of composer Preston, but it was also performed at a student recital in Indianapolis in the fall of 1923.
Women's Dress, the subject of Mrs. Blakemore's talk, would probably have been a fun topic in 1924. The ad below was from The Ladies' Home Journal, September 1922 issue:
(But, reader, don't fall for that ad! That is NOT a "PHOTOGRAPH OF HAMILTON CLOTHES ON LIVING FIGURES" as it claims to be! Such blatant baloney casts doubt upon everything I've ever read in The Ladies' Home Journal! Cancel my subscription!)
Musician and composer Dorothy Gaynor Blake published music instruction books for young children. Mary Christopher would have been about nine years old at the time of her performance of In Venice at the Woman's Club meeting. I didn't find In Venice online, but I did find a performance of Blake's Forest Voices by nine-year-old Madeline H. You'll have to use your imagination, but Mary's performance may have gone something like this:
There was nothing at all to be found online about A Perfect Little Lady by Frances Wilson. The search was complicated by the fact that there is a present-day pianist-teacher-writer of the same name. Reader, if you are able to shed any light on A Perfect Little Lady, please do so in the Comments section.