Music: SOS Philharmonic

With rows of red figures marching across the balance sheet, with Clarence Hungerford Mackay so hard-fixed that he can no longer afford to turn them back with the quiet signing of a check, the directors of the proud New York Philharmonic-Symphony last week sent out an SOS for $500,000. Seventy of New York's richest music patrons first heard the help cry in the Park Avenue home of Harry Harkness Flagler. Already, Mr. Flagler informed them, there is a deficit of $150,000. The season's box-office receipts amount to $60,000 less than they did last year in January. Without a substantial guarantee to...

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