Music: Seasons Assured

After three months of bickering the Chicago Orchestral Association and the Chicago Federation of Musicians came to terms last week, ended all threats of the symphony disbanding (TIME, March 14). Swart James C. Petrillo, the Union's hard-fisted president, finally agreed to a minimum weekly wage scale of $75 as against this year's $90; a cut in the number of concerts from 126 to 100. The Orchestra is to have the choice of the number of players over & above a minimum of 87. (This year 97 musicians played under Conductor Frederick August Stock.)

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