Music: Laboratory

The West Point Army Band, accompanied by the penetrating soprano voice of Nannette Guilford, delivered the National Anthem. Margaret Anglin, tragedienne, gave a dramatic reading. Frederick A. Wallis, Commissioner of Correction, made a speech on "spiritual tendencies." A battery of "seventy-fives" roared a salute of thirteen guns. One of the gunners caught his hand in a breechblock. A physician had to be called. . . .

All this happened by way of celebration of the laying of the cornerstone of what is to be the "American Institute of Operatic Art" at Stony Point, N....

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