Music: Money for Musicians

While the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled last week that Bandsman Fred Waring and other musicians who make phonograph records have the sole right to determine where and for how much money their discs may be broadcast, in Manhattan a formula drawn up by representatives of some 250 U. S. broadcasting stations promised both more money and more work for musicians who play directly over the radio. President Joseph N. Weber of the American Federation of Musicians had threatened a music strike if broadcasters did not hire enough new musicians to bring total expenditures for radio music from $1,500,000 to $5,000,000 a...