Music: Festival

It is not often that you see motor after motor full of fine ladies and smart gentlemen rolling up in front of the Library of Congress in Washington, D. C. But last week you saw them. It continued for three days. One day they rolled up twice.

If you followed these unusual visitors, you soon found out that they had not come to borrow books from the U. S. A. They passed to an inner court of the great building and entered, through a door cut through the library walls, a chaste little temple...

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