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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LITHMIOOt, TUEtOAY, WOVCIWM 11. MM. OF QUHLJ SUCCESSORS TO N ELSON FRASEIR Hams and Bacon We handle nothing but the best and that is Swift's Premium. Our Boiled Ham we get direct from Toronto twice a week. A Ham Slicer has been added to our list of new fixtures, which will enable us to turn our boiled ham out to better satisfaction. Are now located in their new and most up-to-date store in the STAFFORD BLOCK; opposite the Dallas Hotel with the largest and most complete stock of Fancy Groceries, Crockery and Chinaware in Southern Alberta. Butter We receive our Butter fresh every weekfrom the Government Creamery. Why do so many people buy it Because they can always depend on it being fresh. Tartan Canned Goods Are the best that can be bought in the East. Having contracted for a large supply we can give you better prices than others can give you on lower grades. 21 P.O.Box 8 UN IONSTORE IN THE QTY OF Teas and Coffees We have Kblona, Tetley's and Blue Ribbon also our famous Dedjula Tea at 66c per Ib. We have all others excelled in the coffee line. We handle Chase GrSanbornes, Gold Stand- ard, Brown Bert ies and Empress. We wish to thank our many customers for their liberal patronage during our stay in our temporary quarters Hartley Jams and Marmalade Are the finest goods orx the mar- ket. We have strawberry, rasp- berry and black currant jam, jelly and orange marmalade in 1 Ib. stone jars. Once tried, al- ways used. AN INTERESTING AND EXTRAORDINARY EVENT with the following conditions Companies of from 25 to 50 mem- bers inclusive, may include 4 profes- sional singers or 8 professional in- strumentalists, or both in the same proportion, and companies of from 60 to 100 members, 10 per cent, pro- EARL GRAY MUSICAL AND DRA- MATIC TROPHY COMPETI- TION I. The third annual compstUi- si for the Trophies offered by HU Ex- j Of the organization entered for the cellency, the Governor General, will j competition and are not paid for take pu-ce at His Majesty's TIi -tr-.' Montreal, during the week commenc- ing April I9th, 1909. fessional singers or 20 per cent, pro- fessional instrumentalists, 'Or both in the sani proportion, provided these professionals are Lena fide members their services in the competition per- sional or amateur, and be paid for their services. Choirs or opera companies may have either professional or amateur orchestras as accompaniment, but if the former, the orchestral work shall not count except; for general ef- fect. The Choral or Instrumental pro- gramme (subject to rule 7) shall be left to the choice of the competing organizations, but it- is suggested that choirs '.should choose- some chor- al work or part cf one. 2. The competition is open to all amateur companies in Cauacla and Newfoundland. The Executive Com- mittee, however, reserve thf.- right to reduce the number of entries from any one city or province in case the total number of entries exceeds the number which can be conveniently accommodated during the week of the competition. 3. All entries must be filed with the Honorary Secretary on or before April 1st, but it is especially desired (1) that all companies intending to compete should notify the Honorary Secretary at the earliest possible monurnt. and (2) that no entry should be made until the company is rea- sonably certain of being able to com- pete. Serious embarrassment here- tofore has been caused by compan- ies dropping out at the last moment, j 4. Each company must state for which tropjiy it desires to compete, and comply with the rules applicable thereto. 5. Miss Margaret Anglin, the well known Canadian actress, has gener- ously offered a bracelet to the lady who, in the opinion of the Judge, is the best actress taking part in the cotnprlliion. 6. The length of the entertainment shall not be than one hour and not more than one hour and a half, including all ior changes oft scenery, encores, etc., etc. j 7. The character of the entertain- ment (music.il or theatrical) shall be subject to the approval of the Ex- eeutive Committee. 8. The maximum number of per- formers in each musical or dramatic company shall be limited to 100. In tho of a dramatic production, ihe minimum number parts w'll be 3. 9. Each company entering the dra- matic competition shall comply with the ioiowinp i Xo person who hns within the past j five lived by the profession of j the drama is eligible. It is not in-! tended to exclude players, who, while the drama is not their main calling, have accepted nominal pay from amateur dramatic associations. The manager only iriay be a pro- fessional. 10. Each company entering the musical competition shall comply formances or the rehearsals there- for. Companies under 25 must not have any professionals. (a) Any person who has within the last five years lived by the profes- sion of music or been paid for ser- vices as soloists at concerts is to be classed as a professional. (b) Musicians who, while music is not their main calling, have accept- ed nominal pay from church choirs or amateur musical organizations may be classed as amateurs. Orchestras, bands and choirs which as such. have been paid at any time tor performances, either private or public, shall be excluded. Conductors, so long a? they are the regular conductors of the organ- ization entered may be either prjofes- The Job Department Makes a Specialty of Commercial Printing Letterheads Bin Heads Statements Envelopes Business Cards Receipt Forms TELEPHONE 106 The Executive Committee will, however, select one short piece of music for choirs (for male, female or mixed and another for instrumental organizations (string or which shall be included- in the programme. The selection will be made in ample time for the ne- cessary rehearsals. This clause does not apply to op- era companies. 11. The following .are the qualities by which the Competition will be 1. Excellence of the company ii? acting together as a unit. 2. Grace or ease of carriage manner. 3. Diction. 4. The promptness of entrance-- exits and the picking up of 5. Dress, 6. Make-up. 12. The following will be the sys- of marking in the musical com- ORCHESTRAL Intonation, quality 20 Technical proficiency........ 20 Attack, precision, accuracy 10 Expression, shading......... 10 Balance of Instruments 10 Interpretation, reading 1 Bowing and phrasing........ 10 General effect............... If. CHORAL Intonation, quality........ Enunciation............... W Attack, precision, accuracy 10 Expression, shading......... 10 Balance of voices......... jC Interpretation, reading 10 Technical proficiency...... 10 General effect 13. Each entry must be accompan- ied with the following (a) Title to production, (b; Author or composer. (c) Synopsis. (d) Caste. (e) Estimated number of perfonn- er.-s. (f) Night preferred during the week. (g) Time de.sired for rehearsals. 14. It would save much trouble and possible misunderstanding if companies would arrange to send their stage manager a few days in advance. This, however, is merely a suggestion. 15. Opportunity will be, given for rehearsals in the theatre as far as possible commensurate with the num- ber of competing companies request- ing the same privileges. 16. The theatre is equipped with the usual scenery and properties, a list of which' will be supplied to the competing companies on application to the Honorary Secretary. Any ad- ditional expenses incurred by the respective companies for rent or ex- tra furniture and stage requirements, etc., must be upon their ovm respon- sibility. 17. The Executive Committee has assumed all the expenses in con- nection with the rent and attendants of the theatre, programmes, and the theatre orchestra for the competi- tion week. 13. As soon as possible after mak- ing entry, companies intending to compete should give the Honorary Secretary some idea as to what hotel accommodation will be required; a !ist of the hotels will be furnished on application. 19. As soon as possible after their arrival, competing companies should leave at the Box Office of the thea- tre a list of the names and addresses their members. 20. Each competing company is expected to pay its expenses, and as the various companies are representing their respective cities or towns for the honour of winning His Excellency's Trophies, it is possible that municipalities sending such representative companies may assist in defraying all or a portion of their expenses. 21. The active members of all com- peting companies who have travel- led more than ten miles will be given free admission to all performances. 22. Heretofore, Ihe nkilways have given a rale of a single fare for the round trip to competing companies, and it is expected that this will be arranged for next year. THE ORIGINAL COLLEGE KIDS AT THE LYCEUM THIS WEEK A FERTILE DISTRICT Madeod-Lethbridge Branch Would Tap Good Land 23. The. following gentlemen con- stitute the Executive Committee: John Hanfcury-Wil- liams, K.C., V.O., C.M.G. E. Ewart, Esq., K.C.; Berkeley Pow- ell, Esq.; W. Woods, Esq.; J. Lyons Biggar; Nornran Smith, Esq.. A. it. Harris-s, Esq. F. C. T. O'HARA, Honorary Secretary. Address the Hon. Secretary, iiie uvpnrinitrni oi Commerce, OTTAWA. LEM1EUX IS BUSY London, Xov. Rudolphe Lemieux will devote two days to the inspection of the two largest post- offices in London, Mount Pleasant and the General Postoffice. The Postmaetcr-General is also to have trip on a railway postal car. (Calgary Herald.) The following letter has been re- ceived by the secretary of the board of trade in reply to his letter of in- quiry of a few days ago regarding the country the new south branch will traverse: Chas. H. Webster, Esq., Secretary Board of Trade, Calgary. Dear to your letter of Nov. 6 asking our opinion of the country through which the proposed branch of the C. P. R. will run be- tween Calgary and Lethbridge. would say that with me exception 01 a iuw small portions, the country to be traversed is one of the best farming sections of Alberta. It a well- known fact that the territory east oi the Macleod branch contains more good land than that through which that line actually runs; and while of necessity the Macleod branch has been serving that country in a kind of way for sometime, with the com- pletion of the proposed branch an immense development will take place "which is at ihe present time being held back for Jack of railway facili ties. In fact as far as our line o business is concerned, may say that we consider that the qountry be- tween Calgary and Lethhridge, and east of the Macleod branch, is prob- ably the most fertile and best paying district we have in Alberta., and _ we shall indeed be glad, to see the line completed at the earliest possible date. Yours truly, THE FROST WOOD CO., Per W. E. Hall. Nothing Without Effort If a man be satisfied to accept the first thing a dealer shows him, he can't expect to liaves other than ordinary clothes. Men, who take the trouble to insist on having. "Progress Brand" Clothing always get good clothes guaranteed by the "Progress Brand" label. 28 Sold and Guaranteed by McRELVIE McGUIRE ;