Sport Notes, Dec. 28, 1925

Basso Feodor Chaliapin announced that next year he will have his own opera company. "Who will be in it?" asked the skeptical. "Wait and see," replied shrewd S. Hurok, Chaliapin Manager. "Where will it play?" they asked. "In larger U. S. cities, in Cuba and Mexico," answered S. Hurok. "What operas will it give?" "The Barber of Seville" boomed Chaliapin, the Barber.

Tenor Beniamino Gigli, in a blue smock, stood in "Magic City"—a metropolis erected in gold and crimson papier-mache in the Grand Central Palace, Manhattan. Caroling snatches of famous arias to...

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