Music: Music Notes, Sep. 2, 1929

Bug. In Cincinnati's Zoological Gardens, Contralto Bernice Mershon opened her mouth to emit Alan-a-Dale's part in an outdoor performance of Robin Hood. Past her gleaming teeth, into the warm, dark cavity of her throat, flew a bug. Contralto Mershon shuddered, swallowed, sang on. When she could get offstage she chewed a mint, gulped some medicine, gasped: ". . . the biggest sacrifice I ever made for Art!"

Sousa's March. Lieut.-Commander John Philip Sousa & Band opened their 37th season with a concert on Atlantic City's steel pier. For ten weeks they will...

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