Music: Metropolitan's Appeal

People were driving down Broadway in claret-colored broughams, ladies wore tiaras and insisted on heavy white gloves when in Box No. 8, the fourth from the stage on the right, Lizzie P. Bliss began entertaining on Monday nights at the Opera. Lizzie Bliss was a gracious hostess. In Washington she entertained for her father when President McKinley persuaded him to leave his wholesale dry-goods business long enough to serve a term as Secretary of the Interior. Cornelius Newton Bliss Jr. was part owner of the Diamond Horseshoe Box but New York has known him more for his charitable work—with the Red...

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