Music: Openings

In Chicago-A billowy lady whose arms were swathed in bandages of diamonds, whose bosom, ears and neck were involved with various gems, sat in a box to hear the Chicago Civic Opera open its season with Richard Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier. While it may have appeared that she was foolhardy to let herself be seen with so great a fortune glittering upon her person, a critic in the next box observed that she spent her time toying with an object which she took from her vanitv case. It was a police-whistle.

Unlike this woman, Cantain...

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