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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta .Page THE E DAILY HKRALH Saturday, December [Majestic Theatre W. Sherman, Mffr. Phone. 646 The .ALLEN Players, supporting Miss Verna Felton TO-NIGHT A Strang'er in a Strange Land ______Monday, "The Christian" Seats on sale at'Rochon's (Conduced by FIDELIO.) H U3SST spent hip birth- day is related by Enrich Cnrthts in the Horlln Tnge- blatt. lie was Hourly seventy-four years old, and the excitements of the preview few years had left him ex- hausted, senile, decrepit. Determined to avoid all fnrtlier excitement on the twenty-second of October, he left .Mun- ich five days lie to: o Hint date to a fow days vi.'li his friend BOP- endorfer, at the Tyrolean villa of his former pupil. Sophie .Meuter. On the I Six Hundred Songi Entered In Mil- Competition More tlnui liOlt SOUK, have entered Iho coniiietlllon .ror the besl Missouri Stato sons und Juivo sub- niltU'd their ufforls to W. II. 1'onl- mer. profossor M iniislr at (lie Uni- versity' of iMIssonil. The content Is for words io tlio music swlectetl last Spring, and 'Is for a of J500. 'Hie Judges of the competition are W. 11. I'oiuiner, William Scliuyle.r, Cari Unsch, p. W. .Mueller, I'lwrk'g Oailo- and D. I', aebhart. twenty-first, lie le't for Innsbruck, where his pupil. Llr.a Schiunlhnuscii. hud ensugod rooms for him the llo- j Hutcheton on Tone Productioi do i'Kurope, Knowing his of oai-iy rising slie knocked at his door on the morning of his birihday ml handed him a brtnch of roses. Tak- 'Three things aro necessary for the production of a beautiful tone." said MAJESTIC THEATRE W. B. SHERMAN. Manner. ONE NIGHT ONLY Wednesday Dec. 6th Prices 75c, Gallery SOc C. P. Walker Presents WILLIAM YULE And Company in Richard Brinsley. Sheridan's Brilliant Comedy THE RIVALS Elaborate Scenic Equipment Handsome Costumes Ernest lliitcheson, tne pianist, in a in'tervlew: "iimtjriimtiou 1o ins them, he said: "They are likely to it, sensitive mechanism to be the last of the the last Kcduce It. and an acute ear to judge 1 shall Set on. a birthday." whether the effect produced la what they went to the nearby ".ly" tono production in tlie early stages o-f piano study. Even in the most strict- ly technical exercises, beauty of sound should be striven for, and the training of the ear should be as care- went to the nearby Church, whore he knoK prayer, she beside him. Uy the violent trembling of his body. euw litnv deeply moved he was. Mis eyes were veiled with tears; again and ng- aia he sobbed. After about an hour of devotion he got up; Una had to sup port him. Again he knelt, making the il as the training of'Ilie muscles. All attempts to force tone are fatal. If you havo a tone that is naturally CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP LINES Extra Xmas Sailing Specially chartered, the magnificent one class cabin S.S. "SCOTIAN" Sailing December 9th FROM HALIFAX, N.S. Second Class Cabin Rates upwards Third Class Special Tourist Car, connecting with this steamer will leave Calgary December 4th For tickets and all information, apply to OK S. B. MITCHELL Agtnt C. P. R. Lcthbridge. J. S. CARTER, General Agent. 210 Portage Ave., Winnipeg. my las'- birthday, my little Llim. feel it's the last." In the afternoon they took a long together. In the evening, Stan- tMihagcri. Ansporge. ami Thonmn call- ?d. While they were all sitting in the j About the Allen Players The company which is ;it present holding sway !it the Majestic Th-eatrc firing room, suddenly the large square I Is wet! known to most residents oT sefpre the hotel was brightly iKum-jthla city, but there are many people Alarmed. Liszt exclaimed: "Is have arrived in this country since hat a AVituuut company's last appearance here, inn got up and opened the balcony and n few remarks regarding its his- !oor. That was the sigual agrcvd up- tory and personnel will not be out of for tlio beginning of the serenade. 1'lace. hundred singers, each with .Mr.. P. R. Allen organized the Alien Blazing torch in, his and snr- Company almost ten years ago minded, by dense mass of "spec-Jay in California, and since that time it -Ts.i.Hlled the siiuare. ''As; the door has ,-playod long stock eugagemeirts in 1he mighty, swelling strains Portland, Ore.. Tacqma, Wash., ,San >f Liszt's part song, "GoU-es ist Cat, Vancouver, B. C., Calgary, Tieiu" (From Goethe's .and Edmonton, .'cached -surpris- he goi up and went out on-the bul- ony. Silently he folded his hands; JiIT tears roiled down hii'cheeks. With uncovered head, notwithstaml They have also been on the regular circuits in for four seasons has been phenomenal. Miss Vprna Felipn lias always, been and S T A R L A N T A R L A N D Monday and TIM MA The the COM autumn air he stood and star w'Ul- the listened. When the music ceasedhe I popularity has steadily mcreased .'teppt'd forward as if to sav a lew! .'a rords, but his voice failed Mm.. the emotional actresses raised his hands as if to bless. im the VVesti "What a joy rlisy luive given ma! What a wonderful, beautiful close of my birthday." Last Time HIS MOTHER And from tlip street came shouts c-f "Hich Ltsz'-'! Hoch der Grosse compelling him to go out many times, Players Win Success The .Majestic Theatre last evening one of the largest audiences of .easoii, -the occasion being the presentation ot Dandetts'-French play "Sapho." Possibly the fact that the] -Mrs. P. R. Allen 'never eivtercd the theatrical profession until her daught- er began to ,.show; signs., of such a bright future, th-en decided to devote herself to aiding "little Verna" to attain the ambition oMier H'e, mainly, to come to the front as an emotional actress. Mias Marie Thompson has been'with the company almost continuously for nine years, having played with them all through their various stock" en- gagements. .Miss Ethel Corley is a new acquisi- i with the company, and has proved Ne'w Use for a Piano j De Tonnant. while in Patagonia, gave A Labrador tribe, it Is said, made an oid chief a worn-out grand piano the barrels stolen from a wrecked which he bought for eighty francs whaler serve as chimney-Tons; the after making this generous West Indians utilized Timothy Dex-j present De Toimant went one morn- top's warming pans for sugar, ladles, to pay ai1' visiL the Pat- mid the Shuns find no worse use for I He fouilti hlm sleeping English beer bottles than to stick I wllh nis wlfc irv3ide ihe piano, from which he had carefuHy tliem up as household gods to keep removed the sounding board, strings, away evil spirlits. Dm. the e sovereign next. Ami this is only n return to power. Sidney -Tones with The equaled In Vienna -the SUCCSBS of I.ehar with 'The Merry Wid In London. 'Tho Quaker Girl' at bo AdelpM -has provnl a huge sue- New Volume by'Robert Grau "The Staga in the Twentieth Cen- tury" is tho title o-f the third'of Rob- ert Gran's series of volumes p-! stage history. The new work will treat greatly on tho vast development of tho scientific and mechanical phases of stage progress. Mr. Grau has been impressed with the advent of various automatic devices, together with the remarkable achievements of the mo- tion picture, the phonograph and the player and his research has uncovered the remfvrkabrs ,encroach- ment of scienc-e on what for centuries has been the realm of players and singers, who seem now realize the situation and to be affiliating them- selves with the inventors. The new volume wilTbe the largest in size of the Grau series, consisting of nearly 500 pages of text, and more than 300 portinftB, and will be Issued early in the new year. "The RivaJt" Coming William Yule will appear as 'Hob at the Majestic Theatre on- Wednesday next, December 6, whon 'The Hivals" will be .presented by him and his talented company. It IB the sort o-f play students ,of lit- erature fnh'iy revel in, and yet one which may be seen by man or woman who never heard of it before, and who will enjoy it to Richard Brinsley [lie utmost. Shoridan wrote 'The Rivals" In 1774. It was subject- ed to positively gruelling criticism, but. emerged -unscathed, hearing .the approbativc recommendations .of th.-> literary coivatruction, because it undeniable that the comedy iifc'iudes a brilliancy of wit, and a story of u'ean interest, which has seldom been equa The late Joseph Jefferson consid ered' "The Rivals" his greatest com edy. He loved the part of "Bob Ac res" as be loved his children. i', 'The Real Thing. Gardner Lamson, in Ins stage anec dotes, tells an amusing story of the fireman who wanted the "real "It was in one of the smaller towns o pera. was guest, gasl a'g the Germans call it, and was plaj ng one of my most favorite parts, that of Mephistophelea. Nearly all the op- era houses in Germany are a part of the.machinery of the kingdom, or thi principality, or of the municipality, as the case may be, a means of educa- tion of the public, hence under muni- cipal, private control. Just before performance begins a proper-sized uad of city Firemen always arrives the theatre, and is posted by indi- viduals at various plncea of dang-er upon the stage, in the wings, Tor in- stance, behind and up in the scenery, to-be' emergency. In their uniforms, with helmet straps under Jive chin, coils of rope acrosrf the breast, axes at (he side, these fire- men look portentously impressive. "But here, as everywhere, there are plenty of good, hearts beating under the trappings. "It was the third the 'garden and 1 stood beside "the fire- man in the wings, waiting for the moment of my entrance.' We passed the time of day, and he told me to my joy how inufch he approved of the Mephisto of the evening. "Then suddenly, 'Yon arc the devil, aren't he said. 'Then whcre's the V This eon of the land of Goethe, thfjn, wanted realism, not suggestion; no 'embodiment of the spirit of but the real horns, fork- ed tail, and, no doubt, a flaming breath would have been an added comfort. "I .had only time to tell him that thin was not exactly that kind-of a devil'1 and hurried on. to meet Faust and Donald and His A Highland plner, who had a pupil to 'teach, originated n method by which he -succeeded in reducing tho Hfficultios of .the task to a minimum, tlie same lime fixed hla Innnor. n tti'e pupil's mind. "Here, mild be, "tali" yer honrtloHB censors .most, numerously teenth century... who flourished during the vqn tho hu eigh- critics were conui-elled to ..u CCSB in London and Now York." Uhc wonderful beauty In "The Rivals" CHRISMS Excursion Bates Great Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia, and The Continent On Sale Daily Nov. 10th to Dec. 31st .SAILINGS FROM ST. JOHN Empress of Ireland Fri. Dec. 15 Empress of Britain Frl. Dec. 29 Empress of Ireland Fri. Jan. 12 Tunesian ..........Fri. Jan. 26 Empress of Britain Frl. Feb. 9 Complete lie-tails und berth reservations from any Railway Agent, or write J. S. Gen'l. Agent, 450 Main St., Winnipeg. Or S. B. MITCHELL, Agent C. P. R., LETHBRIDGE. how tho .queer things on the paper matin help "ye. "Ye see that bij; fellow wi' a round open to a sumibrove two lines of a bar? He moves slowly from tliat'line to this, while ye beat ane wi' your fist, an' gie a long blast. If ye put a leg to him ye mak' twa o' an; he'll'move twice as fast. 'If, now, ye black his face lie'l'i run four tiines faster than the fellow wi' the white fa'c'e; and, if, after black Ing his berid-his knee or tie his leg he'll hop eight 'tlmea faster than the white-faced chap I showed ye first. ''Now." concluded the piper, senten-i tioubly, "whene'er ye blaw your.pipos, Donald, remember this: That -the Big Strike Picture at Starland Tlie Starlautl management annoti ces a tremendous feature for Momh and Tuesday entitled "Tim Malione thu Scab." It is in 'all probability tl greatest, sensational feature ever gl at the people's favorite theatre. This enormous attraction be sup- ported ,by. other, expedient and special music. Doom open at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. tighter those fellows' 'iegs are He'd UK faster they'll run and the quicker they're sure to dance." CHRISTMAS EXCURSION; gie us a blast. VSo! 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