Music: Terminal

From Cleveland to Rochester went troupers of the Metropolitan Opera Company last week, gave there their two last performances of the season—Rigoletto with Marion Talley, and Tosca with Florence Easton. At their hotel Miss Talley and her practical mother greeted eager reporters with a cable just received from Emma Calvé, retired prima donna who, according to European reports, had presumed to censure the system that would permit such a premature Metropolitan debut as Miss Talley's and the publicity that attended it. Said the cable:

"Statements in newspapers attributed to me utterly untrue. Never made any such comments. Accept my cordial congratulations."

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