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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TENT THE LKTHDRIDGE DAILY TlF.RALD WEDNESDADY. MARCH 13, 1918 FLOWERS WILL HAVE VOGUE ON TORONTO'S SPRING HATS A Distinctly New Type of Feather Bank Makes , Its Appearance. _........._______ ! EMBROIDERY GF WOOL! 1& iMuch Usrd-Decided Lantern] Touch to Many Imported Mo- | dels--Gowns ior the iScuth. j !' By M. lOi.A rUAXTON*. j FAPS aiui f.iy.K\-.. ::: %re at p'.ay amo:;sr 'i\i'�j:;:o l; V-rr.'..>;: 1 tion one-pioce lii'tf.-'^s aro amor.fi liowost. *Thesv si'.-.-w coiiar^ k.*;:; > the hnck :ir.J i| i.:. upon ir. the fro-r.t. Tho sit*eves o:. n:^st of. :ho now j fiioJf'is ;nv l:aif (�? li'.re^-ijViarti'r ior.g and flar:::vr. M;i::y of li.e s....rt:� are Aivaihcd, si io.s of skir;* a:o tmv.nuvi with Im: :0:1s. while narrow belt? are nuo.ie 01 culw.--:* i it^:ht.r or con! an 1 r.i.'bvr.s. YVu.t r tjj;\;a's .ire ^rushe-.i. Sanio vf e ra-.'.:e.s ar4 .Vilhuw: ar.y belt or girdles at aII. ' In o:;;' of the lia-Lr.s; �. �\ si AT T; Winnipeg. March 13.-J. D. McGregor of the Canada food board lias appointed P. B. Tustin, chief food and dairy inspector for the city, to investigate the conditions at the William Davies cold storage plant, with full power to act. This was announced at the food board office this morning. DRUMHELLER STRIKE WILL BE SETTLED Calgary. March 13.-That the Rose-dale mine dispute v.-hich lias been causing unrest in the Dniniheller field for more than a num'-h will be definitely settled in the next few days, is the statement mnd? this morning by j Commissioner W. H. Armstrong. Mr. j Armstrong asserted that the Rosedale I is steadily working and that arrange-! ments are about to be made with the : men which will meet their demands I and guarantee peaceful working of the j mine in future. The only serious | problem now. according to Mr. Arm- j strong is the shortage of cars on the Canadian Northern and he hopes to have a definite announcement to make in that connection soon. Halifax. March IS.-After hearing argument by Crown Prosecutor Clun-ey on the habeas corpus application in the case of Pilot Francis Mackay, committed for manslaughter (in connection with the Halifax disaster. Judge Russell this afternoon announced he would deliver judgment on Friday. Mr. Cluney in presenting his argument against the application said tha-the evidence showed that the steamer Mont Blanc which was under Mackay swung from her course and came into collision. Judge Russell said that if there was evidence showing carelessness it was a matter for jury, but if there was nothing more than an error of judgment it might not be a case for the jury. He had not. however, made up his mind as to either case. TO CATCH BANDITS ALBERTA ORANGEMEN ARE IN CONVENTION Calgary. March 13.-About 100 mem bers of the Orange Order are here to day in attendance at the annual mee'- j ing of the Grand Lodge of Alberta i over which the Grand Master. Rev. ,U L. Wright of Wetaskiwin is presiding. The Grand Master delivered his annual address this morning and the report of the grand se'-retary-treasure-r Will be delivered this afternoon. AVIATOR KILLED Norfolk. Va.. Mar. 13-Falling with his seaplane from an elevation of 300 feet into the sea. Aviator M. L. Mc-Naughton. U.S.X., was this morning drowned in Hampton Roads. Another aviator occupying a seat in the machine with MacXaughton. the name of �whom was withheld by the government authorities, was uninjured. The engineers and firemen of the Wabash railroad of the Canadian division received checks in St. Thomas yesterday of back pay amounting to ?176.570. Each man received from .$200 to $1150. IN THE SPRING will be the- great text of a life and death strugcio on the Western front. In the everyday walks of life, it is the spring time that brings ill health. One of the chief reasons why the run-down man 'finds himself in a bad slate of health in March or April, is because he has spent nearly all his hours (or the pa>t four or ; live mouths penned up within the walls cf house, factory or oilier. It is tlie rea- , ton for our diminished resistance - ;i;at . is. lack of out-door life, coupled with perhaps over-eating, lack of good exer- : cise, insufficient sleep, and constipation. In other words, we keep feeding the furnace with food but do not take out j the "clinkers." and our firo does not burn | brightly. Always keep the live* active. Thero is nothing better for health than ' taking an occasional mild laxative, per- 1 haps once a week ; such a one as you ] ' ou-.'-airieil or Ciirn:.-:ii sash girdle is i-.'j'.ured o:: fflii!!' sou .silk dresses lor sr.-insr. and it U almost uniformly Womiiir- rhid girUtV is a feature of the frock shown in the sketch. .This dress Is made with a fitted underneath bodice lining, the durpiice timp'Ty and glrd'.e being" si cured underneath the arm. Tlie collar may b� of white, or an overlay of sheer white may be used, as preferred. A bit of white at the nock of a gown is virtually a necessity, not only for tha pnke of becomin^rnesa, but so that by frequent changes tho frock may always appear fresh, and its wearer daintily gTOomed. large squares and cross stripes. Silk fringe and small silk pompoms forming a raised applique over the material of the garment. Wool embroidery in cross stitches in tapestry effects are among the trimmings- used by 'this house. Pilk and metal ernbroileries are used with metal fringe. In many instances dull gold mot'fs are plic/ed on a black ground. Ta-^els with long fringe nndl colored wooden h^ads edge many a 6ilk tur.ic There are also long fringes composed of round  bon* beads in. black, combined with colored beads fciming designs. A Decided Eastern Touch IX many of the imported models mo-l'.stes state there is a decidedly Kasrern touch. And what i i u, a -;� r;es i.,;' siuf.il lev . wuich fail on the hair. Pekin. March 1.-The whereabouts of the American engineers. Pursell and Xyl, has been learned and the bandits who kidnapped them last week near Yeh Sien. in the province of Honau have been surrounded by Chinese soldiers. AMBASSADOR DIES Washington. , March 13.-Charles Page Bryan, foVmer ambassador to Japan and former minister to several other countries, died here last night of heart trouble. lie was 61 years old. DENIES REPORT Washington. March 13.-Published reports that France had appealed to the United States for more soldiers drew an official denial today from Major General March, chief of staff. ? * * * : ? GALLI-CURCI'S SUCCESS * New York has been thrilled in the ' last fortnight by a musical surprise such as comes only once in a long time-such as the pessimists had in-, timated would never come again in ] a world grown sombre and preocctt-i pied with wars and revolutions, unable to respond with the old spontaneous enthusiasm to the appeal of A Wonderful Variety of Outer Garments Awaits You Here A truly distinctive and representative gathering of the most novel and becoming styles in tailored suits, tailored coats, cloth and silk dresses, cloth and silk skirts, petticoats, waists, corsets, underwear, neckwear, gloves, silk sweaters, etc. AN ARRAY OF STYLISH APPAREL, MUCH OF WHICH IS JUST TO HAND THIS WEEK BY EXPRESS, AND INTENDED TO APPEAL TO THE GREAT GENERALITY OF YOUNG LADIES AND WOMEN WHO WANT EX-CLUSIVENESS IN GARMENTS OF TASTEFUL, BECOMING DESIGNS. IN THE SELECTION OF THIS SEASON'S STOCK, PRICES HAVE NOT BEEN THE PRIMARY CONSIDERATION, BUT RATHER ELEGANCE OF STYLE* AND EXCELLENCE OF QUALITY-YET IT IS THE UNANIMOUS VERDICT OF WOMEN WHO HAVE "GONE THE ROUNDS" THAT PRICES HERE ARE MUCH BELOW THOSE QUOTED IN MANY STORES FOR GARMENTS OF EVEN INFERIOR STYLE AND QUALITY. Make a personal inspection tomorrow if possible, arid whether you come to look or to buy you are equally welcome. A Magnificent Range of Suits at $35.00 to $50.G0 Some are less expensive; some more oxponsive, but In garments within the range of prices as quoted above, we have never shown n finer lot of becoming styles, and seldom, if ever, better qual Ity cloth. MATERIALS ARE FINE SERGES, GABERDINES. POPLINS AND TWEEDS, IN SAND, PUTTY, TAUPE, NAVY, TURQUOISE, GREEN AND BLACK. A SPLENDID SELECTION OF SIZES FOR YOUNG LADIES AND SMALL WOMEN, MEDIUM AND EXTRA LARGE SIZES UP TO 44. Wonderful Showing of Handsome Dresses, $20-$35 Never before haveVe featured such variety in styles or such a complete range of sizes at any one time as is now on display in our dress section and women who are contemplating the purchase of such a garment will do well to see this stock while the showing la at Its best. DRESSES OF SERGE, SILK POPLIN, DUCHESSE SILK, CREPE DE CHINE, TAFFETAS, ETC. DRESSES FOR BUSIN ESS AND STREET WEAR, DRESSES FOR HOUSE AND AFTERNOON WEAR FEATURING THE NEW SHADES OF SAND, TAUPE, ROYAL, OLD ROSE, NAVY, BROWN, GREEN AND BLACK. ALL SIZES FOR YOUNG LADIES. REGULAR AND EXTRA LARGE WOMEN. SWELL NEW COATS $22.50 to $45.00 Excellent coverts in the much wanted sand and putty shades. Gaberdines and serges in rich new colorings of taupe, sand, Belgian blue, navy, black, etc, and pure wool Donegal tweeds In excellent quality and rich mixtures. Sizes for young ladles to extra large. NEW SILK PETTICOATS $7.50 to $10.00 Beautiful quality shot taffetas, some with silk jersey top, in a splendid variety of colors. All made with smooth fitting patent adjustable waist band. GREAT DISPLAY OF SKIRTS $10.00 to $25.00 Undoubtedly the most comprehensive and attractive collection we have ever had to show In plan and novelty silks and novelty cloth featuring many novel and entirely exclusive styles that are to be much in demand this season. /�___ DAINTY NEW WAISTS $4.50 to $12.00 Silks, Crepe de Chines and lovely Georgettes for service and dressy wear An exceptionally wide variety of choice as to style, colors and sizes. HANDSOME SILK COATS $18.00 to $22.50 Beautiful quality knitted silk sweater coats In most attractive styles. Plain colors and combination effects in lovely shades of rhubarb, melon, rose, wisteria, primrose, black, etc. Garments made on easy graceful lines. Splendid fitting. GOSSARD CORSETS , $2.75 to $8.50 You should be fitted with the proper model to wear with your spring outfit. Values better than ever shown before. Plain and brocade effects in white and flesh colors. Models for every figure. f>I ADIf 17 JP> r*f\ THE LADIES' STORE IVrj IX ^^V^O Phone 453 612 Third Avenue South are blended by a sure artistic instinct and a comprehensive intelligence. "The brilliancy and beauty of everything she has are thoroughly legitim-a rather spectacular art. The tremen- ate " saia Miss Farrar. a singer who \pice merely for the display of its . ctl by a tremendous intellect and mus- As is generally known by this time, own possibilities, but as a means to ! leal refinement. If you think that mus- her husband is both a Marquis and a the higher ends dictated by her artis- i ic of this sort is becoming extinct, painter - tlie Marquis di Simemi, tic consciousness. j and then find a singer of such taste, I whose family name of Curci she added "I always adored Melha and Sem-! refinement and ease winning triumphs : to the Galii that was her maiden dous success won by Amelita Gall;- nas always been notable for recogni-! brich, but .we though that this great \ with It, you become more hopeful. To name to form tho hyphenated entltu- Curci, the coloratura soprano of the tiDn of genius when it is due and of Chicago Open* Association, has called talent when it is needed, in a profess- j back memories of the days when ion where that quality is not conspic- i young men poured out of the boxes Uouslv frequent. "There are no tricks at the close of the. performance to in ner singing. She could easily resort harness themselves to a prima donna's carriage and take her back to her residence in triumphal procession. Xothing like it has been experienced in a decade, and for its equivalent music lovers, .with long memories have gone back through the triumphant first appearances of Tetrazzini and Sem-biich to the anciut times when Jenny I.ind from Sweden and Adeiini Patti from Yonkers gathered laurels in a .Xew Ycrk which did not then have the relative importance in the operatic world which it now holds. Rut more important that the personal achievement of the prima donna who had reigned for two years in Chicago, but of whose ability to win Xew York thero was no certainty until she actually won it. is the possibility, which 10 some musicians seems a very-strong probability, that her triumph is indicative of a forthcoming change in the whole trend of operatic pro- � gress and a material widening of the possibilities of the musical drama. For the triumph of GalliCurci, in the opinion of musicians who know the opera public as well as it can be known, .was due primarily to tlfe fact that she sang amazingly well things 'hat. people like to hear. The operas of the early nineteenth century Italian school( florid, not to say lurid, in their soprano ectasies. were gradually passing out of favor with a public which had been educated by the. �iramatic operas of recent years to demand something of more substance I ban is offered by works which stake everything on the vocal gymnastics of the prirno donna. Yet, after GalliCurci won Xew York in "Dinorah," an opera which had been generally re garded as hopeless before a 191S audience, there has grown up a feeling in some musical quarters that she has shown the existence of a demand for a type of music which was passing into disuse, partly because of the inadequate quality of the operas which to jugglery, but she doesn't. There has been no such singer since Melba, twenty years ago: we have no voice like it. She has a special gift, and by using it at t�e bidding of an intellectual and beautiful musical intelligence she has brought it almost to perfection. She knows, doubtless, what sho is still working for. to what she still aspires; but to me she seems as nearly perfect as possible. i * "I don't, say she could sing the Queen of the Night one day and Brunnhilde the next; hut why should she? What she presents to the hearer is unequalled. In an audience such as that which heard her debut in New York there .were many groups, to some of which one quality would appeal and to some another. But she had the qualities to win them all. "There is something so personal in her singing. We can all admire the vocal agility that she must bring to her roles, but the most amazing thing about her voice is a limpid, luscious even quality that reminds me of nothing so much as the heart of a pansy. Calve had a liquid velvetiness like hers. And Gallt-Curcl can put her heart in her voice. The st^me quality runs through her whole range, which I suppose must be two and a half octaves-a capacity for importing mellowness all through, from the highest to the lowest, which I have never heard in any other singer. The whole first act of 'Dinorah' showed that very exceptional characteristic which we call the ballad quality; and then she has the frills and all the rest. "And there is something peculiarly appealing about her personally. There i� no effort, no striving. It Is a beautiful thing brought to people who can appreciate it. "Mr. Tellegen and I heard her in Chicago, in her first season, when I was singing with the Chicago company. We read of her triumphal de- generation of singers had died away.! think that, she could galvanize into! laturc under which she appears. Sho That kind of music was passing, it I life such an opera as 'Dinorah'! " .sang in Italy, where Thorner first met appeared, but it was because there! As to Galli-Curci's career before she. .her at Catania five years ago; in Spain, was no interpreter who was adequate, came here, Xew York may be pardon-1 and in South America before coming Now we have a great gift supplement-1 ed for thinking that it doesn't matter, to this country. t t 1 I Enjoy your Victrola THIS ST. PATRICK'S DAY Enjoy the good old Iriih Real* and Songs. There'* a wealth of Irish music that only the Victrola can bring into your home-and with the convenient terms of payment we offer you, you cannot afford to further deny yourself the enjoyments of this wonderful instrument. Come in and hear the Victrola-hear some of the following Irish melodies t r V embodied it, partly because of the but, and I thought: 'Can it be possible I've been in this company tifteen days and didn't know such a person existed?' So we went to hear her second performance and were transfixed; -we ; didn't think It could be true, but we ' went again and found it was. She has too many beautiful characteristics to lie appreciated fully at the first hear- increasing rarity of great singers of the type required for its execution. And the opinion that Galli-Curci is a great singer is almost unanimous. "A great musician with a voice of wonderful quality,"' was the phrase used by William Thorner. through ! whom she obtained the Chicago en j gagement that gave her the start to ing. I have all her records on the Victrola and play them by the hour. "I was so excited about her debut here! I didn't think there was any doubt as to her success, for I knew her quality, and I knew the New York audiences as the kindest In the world but 1 was as excited as If she were my the distinction. 'There is something-in her voice like the heart of a pansy." was the more poetic description given by Gerald ine Farrar, who .was one of the mo--:| ardent G-alb>Curci enthusiasts before the Chicago star camo to New- York, and wh,o stood up in her seat! own sister, for, of course, the appear- I..  \.. ,i.:,.i _____.,,,.i . 1. _ ---i .. -.----- ,..,, ----1,_, r._ -1. r*r\ *ti1e In the, third row to lead the applause for Galli-Curci in "Dinorah." In a type of singing where spectacular tricks to catch a not over critical audience are possible, musicians assert that Galli-Curci has won her audiences by a performance in which ance was an ordeal. So when this tremendous, genuine enthusiasm broke out after "Dinorah," It wae as it wings had parted and showed her la all her glory. "She has an uncanny intelligence; and bocause of this you know that (Maud Pewall) (McCormack) 71935 "St, Patrick's Day" (4611 "Molly on the Shore" 64153 "Dsar Little Shamrock" 74158 "Come Back to Erin" ' " 64259 "Harp That One* Thro' Tar a'* Halli" (McCermack) 74337 "Irish En�l�rant" " 74157 "KMarney" 64117 "Minstrel Bey" " 7417S "Molly Dawn" 64)16 "Molly Brannlgan" 64426 "My Wild Irish Ross" " 64158 "Wearing ef tha Creen" " 64440 "Moon Has Raised Her Lamp Above" " ,,., / " When Irish Eyes Are SmlUaa" * 3S8J7( "Sweet Innlacarra" (AlcottJ 64l�5 "Irish Love Song" (Beddoe) 74431 "'Mong the Green Irish Hills" (Gogorra) 87052 "BsiUT* Me If sll Those Endearing Young Charms" (farrar) �M71 "Ballere Me If all These BodsarlB* .Young Charms" (Melba) 88117 "Irl�h Folk Song"  (Gsdstl) 64415 "Asa Basra O'er th* Pace of the Waters" (Cluck) 95035 "Kathleen MaTsurneen" 64534 "Off to Philadelphia" (Wealberepeon) 64730 "Bendemeer'a Stream" (ulp) 18111 "All rrln is Calling Marourneen" (Harrison) 17148 -'As Lang AiThs Shamrock Grows Green" (Peerless Ot.) 45,78 {"ilytMd Hom, Tuflm ,, Irfci�i i 6475 ;