Music: Box 19

Judge Elbert H. Gary has bought Box 19 in the "golden horseshoe" at the Metropolitan Opera House. The box belonged to the estate of Henry C. Frick, whose family were to be seen in it for some years before his death. How much Judge Gary paid for his box is not known. "Two hundred thousand dollars!" said idle gossips. (They attempted to substantiate this statement by recalling that one William Ross Proctor paid $200,000 for Box 26 some years ago.)

The "golden horseshoe" is so called because...

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