Music: Harvest


So did figures play around in the pate of Marion Talley last week as she sped from Buffalo, N. Y., to Quincy, Ill. Fifty (that stood for the number of concerts scheduled),* by $3,000 (the approximate fee) multiply and subtract expenses. . . . The figuring held no terrors for her. She had excelled in arithmetic back home in the Kansas City school—in arithmetic, deportment and singing. Singing had made her a Metropolitan Opera star at 19. Arithmetic broadened into a good business sense which enables her to make her own contracts to...

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