Music: Shares

A curious financial operation is under way in New York's Italian quarter. The metropolis has witnessed quite a variety of surprising share-vending projects, but this one exceeds all others in singularity.

Angelo Raggini has until recently been a clerk in the office of Mayor Hylan of New York. He has always been inclined to singing, and had achieved some small local reputation in the Italian colony. Three years ago, a voice teacher chanced to hear the youth and caught the sound of great vocal promise. Thereupon operatic ambitions arose in Raggini. He...

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