Girl not allowed to Sing in Choir

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Girl not allowed to Sing in Choir - In HOROS GIRL'S YOICE "PROFAHED " A CHOIR...
In HOROS GIRL'S YOICE "PROFAHED " A CHOIR Soprano at Calvary M. C Church So Informed In Anonymous ' Communications. LETTERS SIGNED 'A MEMBER' Miss Norton Appeals to tha Pagtor, Only to Hear That Her Case Must Go to Trustee. Is It proper for a young woman, who earns a living, playing- a part In a production on the stage, to sing la the choir of a Methodist Church? This Is the problem that the Board of Trustees of the Calvary Methodist episcopal Church, the largest church In point of membership of that denomination la the world, will have to solve la the next few days. . Chancellor Day, the arch foe of Presi dent Roosevelt, was formerly pastor of Calvary Church. President McKlaley sometimes attended this church when he was la New Tork. It has a vested choir of eighty voices, the singers In which are volunteers. The training and direction of the choir Is In the hands of A, T. Cornell of 181 West 135th Street. A few weeks ago there appeared at the choirmaster's office a young woman, who said she loved to sing, and aa she knew that the choir of Calvary Church was a volunteer organisation, she would like to get a chance to show the choirmaster whether or act she waa capable of being a volunteer. Mr. Cornell heard her sing, and was so pleased with the quality of the young woman's voice thai be promptly accepted her services, and until the service yes terday morning hers waa one of the admired voices In the Calvary choir. But yesterday she was missing. Reareel la the CamreaV. Miss Lillian Norton, a chorus srlrl In one of the Broadway musical nlars. Is

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 23 Mar 1908, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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