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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ay, December THE DAILY HERALD Where You Enter- tain Your Guests Home not (or iu alone, but s.cuim wciciii siiouid be as it trie live acd artutic is Therefore ttie decorating of the Dining Room should ic- Cclvc the uref ul and serious of the home-maker. EM? WMH "Smooth osStono" Enables the hosne-mikcr to produce tSc and pernunetit effects never before ptmtlils. his the new fmUli lor Blaster and meat and cdllngc. Fine (or rtfinishiue buibp. is durable and taniury-is not nifccted bj Etcaia ur be thontughly clt-insed with warm water and jiurc Gwiils soap. Suitable fur every wall in ihehoasj-iatea place of wall piper and lubomine, Sbtten beautiful colours and white. Sold by leidinc deilm._ Write tit paiut users. G.F.STEPHENS PAINT AND VARNISH I1AKER5 WiNNlPEC.CANADA AMrf AI CALCASY Kayr Hardware Local Agents After 25 years' continuous service, Andrew Scott has resigned his posi- tion as teacher at the Tuckcrumith school. MUSIC in tlie city churches this year occulted a very prominent place In the var- ious religious exercises. There was !a marked improvement In the work I of every choir AS compared to last year and this means a great deal for 1 (ho future. .1 visited one or two of tho services on Christinas Day and was deeply i: rossed with tho Blng- j of the and congregations. One docs not wish to ailirm that the hurch should by converted into a concert hall, but it may be stated that tho time lias arrived when the choirmaster must be seriously con- sidered in hi? alms towards making tho musical survico of the church more effective. The minister now-a- rtnya looks for a groat deal of help from his choir director as unless tho music is arranged with a View to fit- ting in perfectly with the character of the service, it is liable to become as mere brass and tinkling cymbals. The members of a choir invariably rill take an interest in the musical of the church if they arc en- couraged by the officials and congrc-; Cation, it sometime happens that the poor choirmaster has to do all the encouraging as the congregation at times are apt to look upon the choir as something unworthy of much con- sideration. Some congregations ex- pect a year music for but that day hag long since passed. Conditions in this western country are vastly different from those in the east where it is an easy matter to get hold of voluntary singers, yes even excellent soloists, who arc will- ing to sing for the love of tho thing. I'ho paid soloist must be considered of iho views of some re- igious cranks who don't believe in .ho practice. To make the service )f tho churches at the present day thoroughly effective there must bo the comblimtltii of tho minister and tho choirmaster. Doth officials must work hand iu hund for the uplifting of the backslider and tho gathering togeth- er of those who sometimes rarely see! the inside of a church. Any church without tv refined musical service must always find itself seriously hiun-i pered. 1 sincerely trust that Leth- brldge church-going people (there j should be hundreds more) will make it a point to encourage those in charge of the musical welfare of tho church. Next Christmas season I would like to see members of the various choirs combine in producing the "Messiah" or at least portions of it. It would prove of everlasting benefit to those who would take part. There Is undance of choral talent in the city but it requires developing. Black Hand Terror In Copenhagen a Russian violinist named JMitnizky.has been reduced to a state of abject terror by thc.Hlacb 1-1 and, which has demanded the sum of and promised him in ease oE iiis refusal a speedy exit from this world. Since receiving the letter Mitnizky lias insisted upon appear- ing only in a cage of iron and steel on the stage and with a pair of pistols ready for any emergency. Mmarcli Iheatrt Miller Bros. 101 Ranch IN FOUR REELS The greatest western picture ever produced. In addition the Monarch's own regular program of unexcelled photo-plays. for this day 15c and 25c SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT MOM THE FIATUPf THEATRE MISS MABLE NOBMAND Diving Vtnui "He Water Ipph" A CLEVER COMEDY 4f OTHER I A I FEATURES j Q MISS ETHEL The Girl MONDAY ANOTHER IT I Mil ING TWO REEL "KAY BEE" MIUTARY PRODUCTION COMING JwNivy tin t Pletvrvt Balkan War January Mh and "The Peril of The Plaint" A-t the Morris Of all the bills so far presented by the Allen players. last night's attrac- tion "The College Widow" surpassed them all and the management are to be highly congratulated on staging such a bill. Judging by the hearty applause in the audience, there was many a man taken back to the scenes of his school and college days. Tonight that well-known satire on woman's suffrage will be played, "A Contented Woman." Those who wit- nessed its last performance here will remember that it is a difficult job to keep a straight face-. By special re- quest and tho re-arranging of the future dates, the Allen Players are re- maining here for four five nights more. At Starland A very versatile program consti- tutes tlie week end offering at popular Starland, there being fH-e excellent subjects on the bill. Whilst ell are lirst class attractions, special mention must be made of the clever Key j tone comedy, "The Water in which alias Ma'ble Normaml, jpopululy known as the divine Veaus, is featured to great advantage. During the action of the pleasing little playlet, Miss Normand performs several aquatic feats, her diving being; good. The management announce tliat the first of the Balkan war series, will be shown at Starland on New Year's day. A Long-, Cool Outdoor I These startling pictures will be shown here In series, each being taken right on the firing line of the present war. They will constitute most remarkable attractions, and will give the onlooker a comprehensive Idea of tho of warfare.. Another 'great feature booked for Jan. 6th and 7th is "The tho which has been secured ex- clusively by Starland. Miller Bros. 101 Ranch the Monarch Monday afternoon and evening promises to be banner occasions at the Monarch Theatre, the famous 101 Ranch being shown In four reels of animated. photoplay. Motion picture critics declare thla feature to be the finest of its kind ever produced and it can certalujy be said that its equal has never yet been presented in this city. Jn addition to the above tioned feature (which baa been se- cured extra at a great expense) tbe Monarch's own program of three reels will be presented, making seven reels in all. On account of the extra expense In connection with a stupen- dous program of this kind it has been necessary to increase the admission for this night only, to 25c and 15c. Morris Theatre TO-NIGHT At pjn. MISS VERNA PELTON -----And the Allen Players will Present------ "A Contented Woman" Come and eiyoy good htarty laugh PRICES 25c., 50c., 75c.' Theatre Boi OiEce Open from 10 a. m, daily.' Letters from a Deep Sea SmsZer- )URIN' manoovers off Spit'ead, the Admiral 'ad a bit of a fallin1 aht with our First Luff, an1 boarded us, 'oppin' mad, for to give 'im w'at for. An', 'ang me, if the bloomin' bird didn't up and pipe at 'im, 'Give us a pipe o1 PINNACE, w'ich appened to be 'is real name. Well, Ol' Bill 'e drops 'is glass eye, an1 'ands it to me, 'ot and 'eavy, Wen 'e sees it's the bird, though, 'e grins a bit an1 walks on. But 'e was feclin' so good that lets our Number One down easy like, an1 blest if they don't ship me down six tins o' PINNACE from the ward-room-stores, w'ich I smokes off and on thereafter durin' dog watch- It makes jolly good smokin" too, an' I learned later on that OF Bill smokes it 'isself, knowin1 like I do w'at a good smoke is." 3 Medium and Full. 3 4 and 8 oz. COOLEST OUTDOOR SMOKE. SOLD THE WORLD OVER. QIT A TIN AND ENJOY IT TO-DAY. Made by (he B.D.V. People, London, England. F. W. Dimock, Toronto, Direct Representative -IKCMdOTldniKKIKX Best of Political Dramas The latest dramatic sensation, "The Buller's will be the offering at the Majestic Theatre, for two nights starting Tuesday, December 31, and is sure to'bo a most.Interesting engage- ment. "The Butler's Secret" deal! with the political life ID one of tie eastern cities at this time when "reg- ilars" and "Insurgents" are comhin- ng for national recognition, and UB- QB every device, legitimate and oth- erwise, to divert public favor. The action of. the play is laid in Morris- N: J., where a gang of political rlngsters headed by one Bill nigglns, are ordered by the system to "put through" the "gang's" candidate for Maynr and beat it at any cost, a pop- ular and rising young lawyer, a favor. He- in society and the choice of the people. The only hope the' machine lias is to find something discreditable in the moral life of Gregory, the peo- ple's candidate, so they can ruin his political and social influence. They run on to what they consider a little irregularity'in his past life, at least to make a sensational story, through the tales of a certain Dr. Chitwood, who has fallen to almost the lowest levels through the use of cocaine. In order to give it credence they must get the whole story, and the "gang" use every effort, by bribery, intimida- tion, and "third degree" methods to obtain from the doctor, the prized in- formation, but the old doctor realiz- ing what a friend young Gregory has been to him, and is already ashamed of the trouble he had caused, commits suicide in the presence of the "gang" leader, considering that the only way the secret will be The author, with wonderful know- ledge of the stage, has not subordinat- ed drama for but has woven an absorbing story of political intrigue into a theme of consistent domestic life, that excels anything that has heretofore been produced. The production discloses a master hand in every detail, and the cast in- eludes some of the best known players on the stage, among them Mrs. Annie Adams, mother of Miss Maud Adams, and Wilford Lee, whose work as the cocaine doctor, is receiving unstinted praise. MAJESTIC THEATRE Foremost Character. Actretu MRS. ANNIE ADAMB, Mother of Mill M.ud. Adaml, In .THE LATEST DRAMATIC SENSATION "The Butler's Secret" "A Play With ELABORATE SCENIC PRODUCTION, METROPOLITAN CAST PRICES: 76o, 50o; GALLERY 25e. Seats now empale at Kenny Allin's Drug Store resembles that of the highest-salar- ied tenor of the rtay to Win For him the popular title of "The Red Car- uso." Instead, judging by the London Observer's Dcrlin correspondence, one uses the expression "bronze uncomfortably suggestive, as it is, j of a certain undesirable quality o[ voice. Reference is made to the fact I that "critics declare unreservedly J that an undeniably wonderful talent- lies hidden in his throat.1' "His" refers, of course, to the Chip- Indian graduate of tho Yale School of Medicine, Carlisle Kau- Baw-CJam, whose vaudeville success- es in Vienna and Berlin have already been told. I Musical Services Appreciated The clergy of St. Patrick's Church isl: io tliiink the members of St. Patrick's Choir for their hearty co-op, oration in rendering the Op. 13 of M. Ilaller on Christmas Day." It was a groat encouragement to SOQ ladles and gentlemen, who. do not In the least protend to be professional singers suc- ceed so well inthe new contrapuntal style. Though also a novel ex-perlence to the loral band players, Mr. CHne ovlilblter] n great ability in adapting the wind instruments to the vocal rol'-phony. The sweet cornet part was plven 'with masterly skill by Jlr. Cllne himself. The occasion has thus fur suffici- ently shown that classical polyphony composed In the style of Palestrlna and bis great contemporaries always remains superior to operatic perform- ances so frequently listened to ia church services of our tiine. The that people who enjoyed tho Stratus of contrapuntal compositions for the '.trei tlmo iu their life, were simply de- ishted with !t, bas gladly'Surprised .lie members of St. Patrick's choir, and will Inspire them to Increased act- vily in cultivating the polyphonic style iu Hit- coining year. Indian iu every line of his. physi- ognomy and gaunt six-foot frame, Kaw-Baw-Gam will bring an unusual personality to the impersonation of grand opera heroes when he is ready for a career soon to he opened to him. Of one thing he may. he abso- lutely will be inspiring "copy" for avid press agents, whom we may as well forestall on one point right here by recording that this "lied who may one day at the Metropolitan, recently in- herited the chicitancy Of the Chippo- was through the death of his father. allusion to concord and discord, to time to letting down the pegs, to the hoarseness of the singer who has "a bad to forbidden progres- sions ami a host 'of other things. These are enough to show that Shakespeare Inew more of the art, than the average 'literary man does And they also indicate that 65- the gentlefolk Of his time music was not dismissed with a wave o! the h'aml as being an affair !lt only for the lei- sure of girls, but was treated' is soriicthing'vso wonderful and benefi- cial in its influence that it should oc- cupy some place in the life of every C. Parker in the Monthly Musical Record, London. Extremely Puthetle Among all the touches ot tetroiri and pity in the It'there thing more pathetic, askn the Lioii- don Observer, than the tent by the Chronicls's correspondent Constantinople to the .effect that the Sultan "has even sent his own pri- vate orchestra to play in the hospi- tals and other buildings where the wounded are being Choral Service Records So ineradicable is the choral germ in tlic individual in England thai tlie average chorister it his inalienable right, according to all appearances, tn remain the choir or singing society which he is a member as long as ho has breath enough to squeak. Tho result is that from time to time long records of "choral service" are chronicled. One of tlio longest is now reported from the town of where aciti- i zen has iust completed his fifty-first I year of church choir during which period, proud to say, he lias sung under the batons of Verdi, Sullivan. .Joseph Drvnby and Fred- eric l.'oiven, as well as men of less distinction. j I American Books on I The number of works in musical including text books, by American writers, .or tgreiga. bora musicians who hive become of tie Unjtea States, exceeds 350 different'books, acgptding to an I mate in The Mujipian. Restore Gray Hair To Natural Color The Red Caruso Ono dursu'r say "golden il svenis. KjXM'.'iiiK of an Imliati U-nor. CVLII ulna UJK vu Shskeepeare'j Attitude Toward Muslo H we thai" Shakespeare, was in the position of thf average man in his attitude toward music, it says I much that is favorable for tho pub- lic of the time. Again and again he roveals a (jllick sense of ils powers anil a keen susceptibility to its in flucni.'e. References to music are fre- j in his works, and seldom 1 oui point 01 iulerest. He makes BY COMMON HARDEN SAQI A DHUFF, FALLING, FADED, GRAY HAIR The old idea of ustnir Bfift .for darkening the hair In again comlnr In vogue. Our had dark glossy hair at- geventy-five, while our m-tthftrs nre gray before they are'flfty. grandmothers kept their hair soft and Rlossy with a. "sage tea" which also restored tho natural color. One objection to using1 such pre- paration wap the trouble of making It. This objection has been overcome by the Wyeth Chemical Company of Xew York, who has, placed on thi market a superior preparation of Siigre, com- bined with Sulphur and other valu- able remedies for dandruff, Itchlnf sculp, and thin, weak, falling The beauty of hatr more on Its rich, even than anything" Don't have dry, faarvh faded half, when a etmple. hcririleii will back tte color'Uf ftw and'don't be-tormented. dandruff, Itchinc pcsjp and' fill- Ing hairs. 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