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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Saturday, May 4, IQia, From Monday, May 6th, Until Saturday, May llth. Quo Mahogany Mason Eisch Player Piano, Me frosty It1. 1ms been used for ilomon- purposes only. Will sell ;it greatly reduced pi ice. One second hand Piano, combina- tion and 88 note, Meiru.sUlc aiid Themo- dist mahogany case, with bench and twelve rolls of music, all in perfect condition. Thi.s Player has been u.sed but a few months and is a bargain lorsomeouc. Upright Four shopworn and second haiul'upright; Pianos, all in good condition and fully guar- anteed. This lot ranges iirpiico up to S340 and purchased on terms of per month. v ORGANS Three Organs in walnnt Or- gans have hecii thoroughly overhauled and are as good These instruments of thy tforemost Oanaclian >mako, namely, and D'oherfy, and range injrrjce from -These can ho hall -on easy payments of month, i.' One "Type K" Victorv-Gramaphono, oak finish, second hand, sale price Two Oak Victrolas, sale price TVr also have in our Vic- tor Departincnl re- cords ranging in price from 75 cents upward. These prices are good for next week only. If you are anticipttting the purchase of a Player, Uprighl 1'ianp, Organ or Grama- phone, now is your chance. Out-pf-town customers, Avrito us today for full pnrticulars. Old instruments taken in exchange. MASON RISCH, Ltd. Dominion Block. Phone 791 F. E. Lethforidgc Manager. TUB EIGHT ..MUSICIANS who went down In tho Titanic and who wMre playing "Nearer My God to Thoo" when all'.tho boats had gone, wero under the leadership of Bandmaster Wallace Hartley, Dews- bury, England, who transtoried from the Mamctanla to uu his duties on the biggest. steamer of th White Star line, and who, hidden ally, was soon to have married young Englishwoman. Under Har ley's direction vio lintel: Herbert Taylor, pianist; Fre bass viol; Georgo Woodward 'cellist, and Messrs.' Bralley, Krln and Brelcoux, who played when th others wore off duty. On the Celtic, which docked in Net York on Saturday, 20th April last were John S and Louis Cross cellist and bass viol of orchestra on that steamship. When they go shore leave they told something aboil tho. men on the Titanic .thon they had made many voyages. The; also were acquainted with the cpndi tions under which the men lived oi the Titanic, and gave a graphic idea of the manner in which they have responded when the call to dutj came, "Some were already in. bed and some were probably smoking when tbe ship hit the said John S Carr. "Tho Titanic had a special lounging and smoking room, with the sleeping rooms opening-off it. It was so late that they all must'have been tlrars ;ivion the first shock came. Bandmaster Hartley was -a man with the highest sort; of sense of duty. I don't supt'MC he" waited to be sent for, aut after finding how dangerous the situation was he probably called his men together and .began playing.. I that he often said that music was a bigger weapon for stopping dls order than anything .on cfirth. He .new the value of the weapon he had and I think he.proved his point." Hume the Viollnlit- "Tho thing that hits me Louis Cross, "is.the loss of 1-Iap- violinlsts. Hume was the life of ev cry ship he ever. played on and was beloved by from cabin hoys to captains on the White Star Line. He was a young Scotchman, npt.over -H, and came of a musical family His father and his grandfather -before him had been violinists and makers of musical 'instruments. The name is well known-lh Scotland because of it. His real first name was John, but the Scotch nickname stuck: to. him and it Was as Jock Hume that he was known to every one; on the White. Star Line, even when he 'sailed as bandmaster. 'QveT in Dumfries, I. hap- pen to know there's a sweet young girl hoping against hope. Jock was to have been married-the next time that he made the trip across trie ocean He was a young., man of exceptional musical ability; jt be had lived I be lleve he'Would not long have remain- ed a of a ship's orchestra. He itudied a great deal, although he could pick up without trouble difficult com positions Tthich would have taken oth ers long to learn, "The c-dd part ot it is that Jock Hume's mother had a premonition, that something would happen to him on this trip He was on the sister ship Olympic a few months ago when on her maiden voyage i she collided with the warship There was a rent torn in the of the Olympic at that time, and the be towed back to Belfast. "Young Hume went back, to his home m. Dumfries to spend th-e time until she should be repaired, when his mother heard oi dent she begged him not to go 'bacs :o life on tbe 'sea. He told numbers of people in Liverpool about it :Iume had a dream of aome sort ffnO said she w as sure no good would come of It Jf he went back.' Jock had his eye on going In for concert music sooner or later, hut he laughed at his mother's fears and took the chance o go on the Titanic He was known on manv ships and had friends m New York, Last winter he got to knew Americans who were wintering at he Constant Springs Hotel in King- ton, Jamaica, lie had been band- nastcr on the.Carmania of the; Cun- ird Line and had with the or- Iieatra of the Majestic, the Caliror lia of the Anchor Line'and the Me- iantlc of the White: Star company, which piles between Liverpool and Montreal. "Hume was a' light-hearted, "nne cmpered young fellow with curly ilond hair, a light completion and a ileatant imlle. He IE mourned by very 'man who knew him. "Another thing ;of which we are all alklng Is that Fred Clark, the bass iol of'the. Titanic, should have sone own oti''his first trip across the At- antic. well known'In con: ert In Scotland and had never snip- ed before. The White JHar people ere particularly anxious to have good, itulc on the tint trip of the (Titanic nd offered him good) pay to make nit one trip. An the'wintor concert eason had closed he finally accepted, le was thirty-four years and as not.married, but hid a widowed nother. He a well Kt up nun f a little over medium height, with lack hair, dark completion a Igh forehetd. Ciark Jolly com- puny and of Just before lie sailed a number of peo- ple wero Joking with him about his finally going to ten, and he said: 'Woll, you' know It would be Just my luck to go down with tho ship. I've kept away Prom It so ;long It might finish me on this trip.' .Then he laughed cheerily, and all his friends joined in. They nil considered tho Titanic ns'uafe as a hotel, A Flnlihed Pianist "Herbert Taylor, the pianist, was considered a master of his Instru- ment.' He a man of an Intellect- ual turn of mind, with a thin, studious I'ace. He was married and his home was In London.: About Woodward, the 'cellist, I can tell you but little. His homo was in-Leeds. The other three Krins and made up the.trlo which played in the second cabin and in tbe restaurant. They hart been playing together for some but neither Carr nor my- self shipped with them on any voy- age. It's a mistake from the technical point of view to call a or- chestra a said Carr. "The term is a survival-of the days when.-they really had a brass hand on board. On all the big steamships now the niusic is given by men who are thorough masters of their instruments. -The Ti- tanic orchestra was considered one of the finest which was ever boated when the ship put out from tbe other Bid1 and I think the way the men finished up showed that they had about good stuff inside as any who went down in the Atlantic. The Very Beit of Muilc'and Effecti UNDER NEW MANAQEMEN1 W. LITTLE, Manager A T. Booth, Planlit T. Shrrwand, Traps MONDAY AND UNEQUALLED PROGRAM THE TWO Three Reels) A gorgeous dramatic productlon'thRt-.tvIll go down in moving picture history as one of tho biggest successes ever scored'by tho "Silent you miss seeing ihls famous and costly production, you will ruo itfor 'the rest of your lifetime. Remember this Ii a full story vividly: told 'arid Illustrated In a convincing manner. avoid seeing the Carnival company, which appears hei'e Monday. He says the noise of the calliope and the big brass band would get 011 his nerves and he would forget to bridge. leave Lcth-, Politics in Muiic Politics are now beginning to make an influence in niusie. Rutland Bough- on, the English composer and critic, whose last Birmingham Festival nov- elty was described us a Socialist tract disguise, has written a "Song of jiberty" and a group of "Songs of tVomanhood." which he has dedicat- d to the "awakening womanhood of Britain." Moreover, on the program f a recent 'concert in Birmingham, evoted to this composer's musio{ thore figureir also some "Democratic Songs." And "why asks the London Dally. Telegraph'.': "Better that a com- poser should-sav something of-'his however, milch its politics may worry one, than pour forth an empty array of less pleasing plati- tudes. If; a composer can find any- thing beautiful' io' say .of the sordid side life''Inatttese. grim days, cer- tauiU he enconraged to say it. But this rather, dangerous ground, for it may be that one day soon we writ- ing a symphony, around the teri-atlcs of the, Unionists, .the Radi- cals, the party and the Social- ists At air pracr tically a virgin field to the composer who coyets splendid isolation in his work. He Among the replies to an advertise- ment of a music committee for a "can- didate as organist, music etc., was the following one- "Genije men, I notice your advertisement for an organist teacher, either lady or gentleman Having bwn both for several yeara.! offer. my serviced." Eugene Field Muiiol Fog Musical fog horns are to be install- ed by our lighthouse authorities, in place ot the hoarse tooters now em ployed This is a. 'chance for some 'German tenors to get a goodfjob The Musical Conner. Wull Known Circm Agent Here Frank (Doc Sluarl, a well Philharmonic Concert The program nriangrd for the. Phil-( harmonic concert, Mr. Jones, con-1 ductol, in tile Majestic theatre on f Mor.tl.n- evening, compiises man) evi cellent numbers The cnoir will sing Wagner's "Faithful and "Tho UeUry "Gypsy j and "Bold Tur-j circus press agent, arrived in the citi this morning in advance o! "In Wyoming It seems strange to sec "Hoc" m adtancc of a theatrical compam, and it is an even wager that the smell ot saw-dust will again overtake him aniTin his own ttordsi "It is back to the rag-houses lor him." Ills company some ontHs ago any appcared.here some and created quite a' hit The plaj irs on the order of "The .ind unlike most Western it is conspicuous on account of the lack ol gun-Ate tainly put on some speed up with Manager Brown m otitar to 2. Concert oi Spring" The assisting solo- ists will, be Mrs. Bailey, piano E. V. Layton, violin ;'.I. W. Jones, pi- ano ILR. Cooper, bass Miss 'Ar- soprano T. Petts, ienor Xr. E. Fleming, baritone Miss Young and Mrs. 'Alexander, sopranos, Messrs. Lockwood and Stephens. Big Parker Showt "Gee, hut that's a big 'train anil 'I sec an elephant will be verj common expressions among the small boys' who w ill gather at the depot Sunday afternoon watching the arriv- al of the big Parker carnival .trains This gathering of sightseers will not be confined to t-be small boys, alone, but there is every indication oi hun- dreds oi big who shed theshoit panties vears ago, being equally cur- surge little ot the youngsters. boy at an; age, Philharmonic Concert Monday, May 6, at MAJESTIC THEATRE At p. m.' Tickets 75c, 50c.' SEATS MAY BE BOOKED AT THEATRE ious, and the reil blood will through tbeir veins probabh a faster But a than that man is Ih'erfrore; his weakness of seeing the big trains pull in and the thought of seeing elephants again, is bound to recall boyhood days and should be excusable; ''After the big wagons are unloaded and the tents are pitched, the ball park will be ..transformed into a fairyland and the inspiring music of tlie big thirty-piece band, the rant- ings o[ the sitle show talkers, the growls and the roars of the animals, the tpotmg of the calliope, will all have a tendency to make this one of the most exciting and jojous weeks that Let'hbndge has ever experienced 0- W Parker and Con. T. Konnedr have ransacked the umterse lor at-, tractions to make the 'big Parker shows the biggest andtbest carnival aggregation in the world and in this they have out-done themselves There is the Backmati Tiained Ani- mal Shows, Kcmpf's Model City, and a score of other ;.well known enter- New Morris Theatre Extraordinary Program (a) The Generals Daughter; A beautiful British picture showing, the Highland Scotch "i (h) A MoilwnRin: A by the Selig Co. (c) Always a Way: The big, week-end comedy with a laugh a minute pleasure and Comfort is our Prices 10 Coming Monday and Tuesday, a big QUES- TION OF SECONDS." Scenes Around Newfoundland and Cape Race w QC' ................Rolfe I Chilian dance (by re- quest) .........i MisbUd Brass -quartette...... Selected (Messis C'lme, A an Heck, Hal- ferson (and Callens) Selection Hood" (by Koven Morceau Dawn of Love" .-..........'.....Tohani S March, "IlTgh School i., .Sousa A'Famous Three-Reel. Production at Star-hind Starland have seemed E magnificent. prises, which go to mate up the ros-. ter of the company, but these are production for Monday and Tuesday entitled "The Two which 15 wilhouV a tloufft a 'Triumph m motion photography, Mill RO down in the hislon of named as two of the chief attractions that arc very popular with the as greatest successes- J This is no Oldlnarj picture, but a amusement-loving public r full story vmdly told and illustrated think you arc part of the picture it- self. CHICKEN WALKED WITHOUT MOVING DIED FROM ANGER Nelson, Mav and p half chickens: from 15 egss .iS'.the ab tonishing product of n setting recentl J hatched out at th.e resUence o" "U Cummins. There .were .13 perfect chickens, and one which bad of lega.rThia Mr. Cummins numbers as one and a half The bird lived two das s, and a pecu Har thing about the freak is that tho legs faced in opposite directions, so that when ifc attempted to walk one pair pulled one way and the second pair another. Mr Cummins is having preserved for exhibition, at he be- lieves it is unique Mr. Parker has no less than [our but carnival companies on the road, this-is the- first time that the "N her One Show" hab tutted Leth- bridge, and all ot the attractions arc new to the'city. Parker's Big Show is being helcl Bunder the auspices, of the Lcthbridgjj Citizens' Band Sunday Bind Concert The city bpnd, under the direction of ,F. Clinc, will give its' usual con- cert on Sunday evening at the Ma- jestio oiiera house The program that has been prepared for the occasion ib a most interesting one and lollops Save the King" .Jordan .convincing imanncr nct's illustrate in 'In -Three remark- The aluminum industry has grown enormously trom a production of less that pounds in the United States in 1883. In the next ten years it had become pounds, and m 1903 it pounds, while to- Doc" ccr.- Salutation in signing 1. March and Hi able manner how the mot ing pictuie day it is can comcv the sloiy and plot'of a drama, the motives governing the various loves hatreds, their crimes and follies is so convincing that the spectator is' led throllgli'.thc vert places and spots j where-Ihe plot wab laid, buathing j their atmosphere and taking in their and sounds The man-'L agemenC to' announce that they have secured the services of two of the best picture musicians .in Canada, namely, Mr 'A T Hooth, a pianist, who is unequalled in the. mot ing pic- ture business, anil Mr T. '.Snuttood, a trap-drummer, who will make you "TheHouse 011 O IT 'TW F A TR F "YourComfort of Features" t> J J VJ U J Jl 12 J K C southwert and Buffalo VcrnonT champion of the northwest ranges, for tho world's championship See Bertha Blanchett, chaniplcn cowgirl "straight up" bronco buster of the ttorld In daily exhibitions It's the one show jou never forget. c Indian eiicompmenti, tlx different tribes .giving war pirades and dunces Westward Ho, the great mounted frontier parade, showing the old In Bronco butting, wild horse races, cowgirls and relay races. Many other thrilling feats S I A GBAND TIIBEH-P1ECB OKCHESTBA 15C ;