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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta :RTA SADDLERY Co. LIMITED _________.....JS Gifts for Ladies Hand Bags from 1.50 up Fitted Club Bags and Suit Cases, Manicure Sets, Dressing Cases, Glove and Handkerchief Cases Purse and Card Cases, Work Baskets Indian Burnt Leather Goods, Pocket Knives and-Scissors Gifts Jor Gentlemen Fitted Club Bags and Suit Cases, Gillette and Trepp Razors, Razor Strops Hones, Dressing Cases and Collar Boxes, Coin Purses, Bill Folds, Letter Cases and Card Cases T.hs Allen Players Morris, 'of the -Morris The- atre, has been -fortunate in securing Jlise Verua Felton and the Allen Play- ers for a return engagement during Christmas be almost impossible Is obtain a company which would pleaso' the" tliaairo-goers more than this popular aggregation of play. the capacity houses which they have drawn on each former visit. The Allen Players are billed to play for six nights, but'there have been many requests for a ..longer stay, and it is to be hoped that the manage- ment may see fit to extend !ho en- gagement. On Monday the company will open their engagement Mon- a mining story, and one which is guaranteed to please. TIic Hungarian Orchestra, which has always proved to bo a great feature here, will render some entirely new selections, notably a new march writ- ton by Joseph Sehrauko, the lead' ,-pllU DAYS roll and still companist. I, best accom this city Is denied tho privilege iranlst I happen to said Mrs. of attending theatrical atlrac- For some time the Majestic tions. Theatre has been closed, and it would not surprise me If W. U. .Sherman White in explanation, "and 1 do not think JSMIO a year at all an cxhorbi. taut sum to pay such an artist." Page I! Working on the City Charter Although the city council Is, provided they aro assessed as for three long hours last night t hurry the new charter to conipletlo.' only about IS pages wore dealt wit and there is still left over half th charter. The qualifications for voter received a great deal of attention li the fore part of the meeting, hut in Schwab said that ho did not UUL to leave .Mr. Kubelik, but end it was left practically the same as amended on Wednesday oven ic married women aro stll pulled out nt tho end ol I lie year at- violinist was booked for tour years I ns "mi cording to bis original inli'iitlon. One travel including South Alricaj and I the cannot hlaiuo tho Calgary magnate If Schwab did not feel equal to so M'oters-to-bo. 'iri micnac ,tti I l.'vu.o.i.ii.ixta I nillr-li he passes up Lethbridgc. Kxperitnents j much travel, lira. White, whose mil- various kinds have been tried in an Honaire husband Is a partner of Chas. effort to find .out just why the I P- 'tuft, was a choir sinscr before she lere has not been propc-rly patronized' went on the stage. without success. There is one When Students Are Too Dependent The too great dependence of stud- )ut hing to be said, and that it the pros- >nt Majestic Theatre is by na means iuited to the purpose for wlilch It Is uppusod to be used. The Imildfng eems impossible to keep wavnt, and lany patrons.no doubt li.-ivo long ago made up their minds to at home ents upon their instructors is a great error, says The" Elude. A teacher cai accomplish little with a pupil who re fuses to ivcrk out some of the prob It-ms and 'first laws of progress alone fe'w days ago It was reported thatj'11 the short lesson periods pupils are Sherman had signed lease of j ideas which are to be developed tile theatre for another year, and that j during the practice hours. Any pupil he intended trying out vaudeville. If refuses to do this makes a mis take. He will acquire hut little know ledge of his art. W. B. Sherman makes this move bu to be warmly congratulated for hifi pluck, considering tbe fact that he has iost thousands of dollars in his ven- tures here. My own view i.s (hat -Mr. Sherman will think twice before he spends more money bringing attrac- tions to the Majestic Thcalre. What I would like to see W. 11. do next year to build a theatre of his own in s more central spot in J.ethUridge with a seating capacity of say eight or ten 'iitndred, having the necessary modern 'Tvras Better Thus The you can't use my ;ongs, then. Would you mind telling me what you think of them? Tile I can't now: there are some ladles in the next London Sketch. Wonderful Invention A wonderful invention of unlimited theatrical equipment. "With J ncw up. Possibilities is the new combination ol o-date theatre furnishing its patrons films and gramophone vilh high class vaudeville weekly and At a recent demoustraliau in occasional first class theatrical bill have not the slightest hesitation in Baying that Lethbrldge would turn lut a good paying proposition for Mr. Uicrman and his associates. lint un- e-r the present state of affairs on nnnot hold out any hope of success, t cannot he too strongly emphasized hat theatrical patrons must have ___ ourfort, and if tills is denied them the fheatro doors may as well be in London sen ted of living pictures were pre- a rooster that crowed, a lion tamer in his den, a banjo player noted men making speeches and a one net comedietta, all so life-like that It seemed impossible they were not real. Theat mmfci'ruamaaaaam Our Christmas Bili-of-Fare Consists of a Return Engagement of the Popular Favorites a Felton This Weil-Known Company Will Occupy the Theatre for Six Nights, Beginning OPENING BILL A Late New York Success CHRISTMAS DAY -Two Special Perf ances at 2.30 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. orm PftICES-.Matii.ee., 25c and 50c. Evenings, 25c, 50c and 75c. Theater Box Office Open at Ten a.m. Daily Elson is Correct Louis Klson in the "Etude" says it is not necessary to bo able to play all of _ the instruments of the orchestra sealed tight. There is no use trying I being able to arrange music to do things in a half hearted fash-if01' ion. I sincerely hope Mr. Sherman r-nng. 'was unable to play on any in- strument, although he strummed a little on the guitar. Wagner, who wrote gloriously for every orchestral instrument, was only will place Lethbridgc among the cities comprising the theatrical circuit of which lie is a member. Brings Suit For'.Fourth Divorce After having divorced three 'wives, Eugen d'Albert, the pianist-composer of Vienna, has now brought suit [against his fourth. His present wife, who as F-rau Fulcia .divorced her hus- band to quarry d'Albfjrt, is said to be very ill in a Vienna sanitarium as the rcsul! of throning herself from a moving (rain al'ier an argument with her husband over gowns and bonnets. Fran d'Albcrt is said to have broken .several ribs in her fall. Her husband went to London and from .there in- structed his attorney., in Vienna 10 sue for an absolute separation. D'Al- berfs dlvorct. from bis third wife was grained just thirteen months ago. baucl- Berlioz, who was the ollndei' of U'e modern orchestral col- "bio to play the piano, and that null- or poorly. lint the composer must understand how every instrument Is played and what it can do. Kubelik Operated Upon A report reached New York this week that .Ian Kubelik, the famous Bohemian violinist, was taken ill with appendicitis on his European torn-. An operation 'was performed and as far as could be ascertained the violinist's condition is favoratile. The consideration of the initiative referendum and recall look up great deal of time, and these clauses were finally passed as drafted. Married Women and Tenants No sooner had the special meeting come to order last night than Aid Ashcroft was on his feet protesting against tho action taken at the last meeting in extending the franchise to married women property owners. Aid. Ashcroft declared under .this rule, men who turned property over to their wives would be disfranchised and the wlto would vote In his stead. "That would be all wrong. Jt should be left as now, and tho husband should exercise tho franchise even if ids wife does hold the property in her vame." Aid. think It would he unwise to make the -franchise.too lib. crah Under commission government we are to have but three men! want the .best. If we put th election into the hands of tenant who have really-no financial Interes in the election will be pu into the hands of men who, having n money interest, will be more liabl to vote on sentiment or as askoi Under the new charter Stafford vil age will likely be a part of the clt) and by extending the franchise t tenants we will allow a lot of foreign era to vote, and we would bc'llable to get men into office who are after the salary and nothing else. "1 believe the clause-referred to is a fair franchise as it is Jiow. It al lows any person, male or. female, to is assessed on the last re- vised assessment roll as ,owner of freehold property to the.exteut of 1200 Then only actual assessed taxpayers would be entitled to vote." Aid. Bowman had stirred up -the old question of the tenants, and for a few minutes there was some oross- liring. Aid- elect do not think the foreign element Aid. Ijowman speaks of is the menace he thinks It When the Provincial and Domin- Tile Critical Humorist it i.s a question of criticising olll. ,ie humorists, musical otherwise, have ample opportunity for exorcisms their faculties. You Billow once said of a certain pianist.. "He has a technlr which enables him lo overcome tho simplest passage with greatest dilliculty." Porpera. one of the greatest singing masters of all limes, once passed through a German ccnvent, and tho monks begged him' to remain during a service so that he j might hear their organist, for whom I fticyheld ajj-reat. respect. The ,e.'vlcc finished the superior ?ald. "Now, Sig-i nor Porpora. 'what do yon think of the j organist'.'" replied Porpora.! interrupted the prior, "he is a clever man. isn't liK-owis? he is a good pure and I simple." "Oh: as lor his simplicity." said Porpora, "1 gram you that, tor his left hand knowellt not what his! right hand Etude. is. ion governments can extend the fran- chise so universally as they do, I do not see why the city government, of much less Importance, should restrict as they have been doing. The foreign element and tenants vote on Provin- cial and Dominion matters. Let them have a voice in city affairs. 1 stand pat for the franchise for tenants." Aid. must remem- ber, however, that it is harder to get the franchise for voting for provincial purposes than for the city, provided we were to allow tenants to vote. The Provincial voter must satisfy the en- umerator as to naturalization and re- iiJu'o to to "valiTo- at The Recall The most drastic lesislatlon and at the same time the most advanced provided for in the new charter IB the Initiative, referendum and recall This portion of the charter was taken up In connection with the election procedure. The recall was lint considered The charter, as It stood, provided that 16 per cent, of the total vote at the last election, boforo recall pro- ceedings were being taken, must sign the petition for recall, setting forth the reason for such action. The Ques- tion arose: "Is IB per cent, enough Aid. favor 20 per cent." Aid. per cent IE enough." Aid. Bowman rather favor 25 per cent. Fifteen or 20 per cent, are oo small and would tend to keep the lot boiling." Aid. Al.-d favored 25 per csnt. Then Aid. Bowman thought prob- bly 25 per cent, was ami 5 por cent, would be enough as (he ote at'any time is never more than he-third the actual number of u the list. Tho 16 per cent, cluuae waa -event- ually adopted. There was also some discussion as to whether a commissioner should be allowed to be recalled before being in office three months. This it provided. In some of the American charters. It Is not in St. John. It was ahuwn that no man could be recalled before 40 days after recall proceedings are instituted. .The petition for recall is in the hands of the city clerk for 10 days before being presented to the council. The council is required to give. 30 days' notice of such making la all 40 days. The couell therefore decided that the recall clauses as drafted should stand. The referendum and initiative clauses were also adopted as drafted. The discussion of that title of- the charter dealing with legislative juris- diction, setting forth the legislative powers of the city, as embodied in he commissioners was then, taken up. Bonus Legiilated Out Olio of the first stumbling blocks ncountered in the consideration of his title was the clause: "Exempting from taxation beyond re current year, subscribing for lock In, or guaranteeing the pay- ment of debentures, Issued by :any person, syndicate or company In re- spect of any industrial, commercial, engineering and granting to any person, syndicate or company 'water, light or power for in connection-with any such UG-- dertaking at a reduced rate." v This clause brought up the old ques- tion of guaranteeing bonds of com- panies. Aid. Bowman wanted the city, protected against itself In the matter of subscribing stock or guaranteeing bonds of industries, mills experience had The been woollen enough. it ii I- Dec. iJl.-Vtcnn Bidence. But In the city the tenant might move in a month before elec- tion, get his name on tho list vote la reports and in a month or so might be gono from fetUnjc confirm rumors that i again from the city." 'he population'is dissatisfie.! with j Aid-elect uuderstan war reports and also i that there would be a proviso Inser condemns Crown Prince Daniclo for ed that, tenants must have qunllfle llle front and living by six months' residence In the clt t.y uuairantly at Autivari while his I before registration" soldiers were killed. The movement, -Mr. has not en _ council intends to have the lists pre his j by registration or a now the ease. In Edmonton tei I For Accompanist .Ian Kubelik has lost his accompan- 11st, Ludwig Schwab. Mrs. Archibald S. White, a ponirallo, formerly prom- inent as Oii.ve Celeste Moore, has en- gaged Mr. Schwab as her private ai'- NEW SOUTH WALES WILL ERECT MONEY IN COUNTRY Sydney. Dec. New Sonih Wales government proposes to estab- lish a stale iron works to inanufacl- iron and Elccl which it imports to value of pr. annum, and lii TODAY A Cheery, Jovial Christmas Pro- gram, including THE The A STORY OF CHRISTMAS EVE. for Dates Peril of (he Plains." has brcugbt a bill before parliament obi 11 (he nccts mm lion It i t in U (i th ii IN (o t jf i phnl t' "PPI5 the Mites icquiie lent Kil b bout s oil 11 (in in, uuount of material required year would be tons of ore, tens of icokf, and 70.0DO tons of limestone. That would produce the amount of! iron required by New South Wales about Tlie employment, altogether would I mean an expense of about annually, which would be spent in the State instead of going overseas. The t government is staled to be In a posi- j tion to acquire, at once an ore deposit unlimited quantity and approved j quality, but the details have ,101 yet I been made public. WAS 113 VEARS OLD liny Cil.v. Ore.. Dec. Adams, widow nf the famous In- dian. Adams. is at. (iarl. liilldi. She was ants must live in the city for on month preceding June 1 of the year in which they are to vote." Aid. would move tha the voters' H3ts be prepared as now for ratepayers and ihal registration be opened for Mr. is what we have now. Tenants may have their names regular placed on the lists at the court of revision." Not Much Change III tbe end no change was made. The women are still to be allowed to The tenantn will vote under lie same terms as they do now, that Aid, Williamson was of a 'mind, and cited the cases of several erh Ontario towjia. .The clauae was therefore amended hy striking oul the words, "subscribing for stock In, or guaranteeing the payment, of deben- tures issued by any person, syndlettfl or company." Gas was also' added as one of the. utilities which, the pity might supply a company. This1 Is a provision the time (when .-Lethbridgo may. have 'supply of natural J. w. QILUS The death occurred to the city JW-- terday of John Wood years, at the residence of daughter W. O, Hlitton, 814 Btrth South. The decemstd waa one old-tlmors of Letlrbrldge, and Iras well known for many years a> a anchor. Surviving him are his daughter, Mrs. W. O, Huttoa, of tills Ity, and two song, who are prominent. anchors, of Maple Crwk, !r.-OIHIs was highly and is demise at a ripe old. la 4etipir egretted by a wide clrcla of frienda. Tho funeral will place ho family residence to Jhe public emetery tomorrow afternoon at 2.30 clock. Pagnuelo Cliquot Champagnes _ Clicquot is the aristocrat of all the various kinds of- Champagnes, it is the favorite one at iilJ distinguished banquets. ?een .with, our trade and our eales are vve- ciiwot ljer dozen pint bottles. 520.00, Per case of twenty-four pint bottles, J38.00. The Trade Supplied at Special Prices C. C. PAGNUELO 2nd Ave. S. LetlibvlilgK, A Ha. ;