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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta winy IT, MM I LKTHHKIIMJK DAJLV 11. Grtat EVENINGS ENTERTAINMENT CONCER Majestic Theatre Nov. 23rd II. T. D'Arc, Soprano; E. J. Layloii, Violinist; Bliynd "Jamie'soii, Bifrit'Oiic; II. C. Salmon, Pianist. ENGLISH, HUSH AND SCOTCH SONGS Popular Prices, 75cts., SOcts. and 35cts. Seat Sale Opens sit Koclion's on Monday, 20th November. i Kisch'Baby Grant! Piano Used. Music and (Conducted by FIDELIO.) HUSSARS Will be in Lethbridge soon. They are the new- est creations in Ladies' Footwear. Don't fail to get a pair of these nobby, up to the minute footwear. W. J. Nelson AND COMPANY when the "Last Ditch" brigade were fuming over the destruction of the Lords' veto, and shrieking on housetops what they were just about to do, Mr. Balfour went to the south at France, and left them to quiet themselves without even so much as a rebuking smile at their bad-manner- ed naughtiness. More recently, Sir Edward Carson and his; Die were swearing by ail th'a gods at once that tbey would lead Ulster in armed revolt against Home Balfonr's whimsical smile .was even more contemptuous than his n-a- glect ,of the "Last Ditchers." Tho fact is Arthur Balfour cares for none of these things. A fail measure of local self-governmvant-for would not a'iarm him. A; curbing of the House Lords: does not distress him. The Budget baa not spoiled His jreal af- fection for Welsh attor- ney And as for Chamberlain s tar iff police the best be can think in its favor Is that it might not do much barm. In the Unionist is iio second Balfour. There are. men more virile, more robnstiousv more pushful, but none so skilful, none so winsome, none so potent with th-a fam- who after all give substliHce and dignity to English Toryism. This was pain'fuliy evident almost m. ..._ __ ___ almost any day In the House of he was not there you might see some; frantic gesturing and club-waving; -but' no fence or thrust or olood. Not that even he ever drew more blood'thafi enough to prove his own quite. un: equalled skill as a, man. He was to.fine advantage, on one notable-occasion lu June -last during the Coronation festivities.' A: dinner was given to the Overseas Prime Ministers by'the ,Constitutional Club. Several of tho Unionist, journ- als had been working overtime trying to harness tlie Conference of the Pre- miers to ftheir- own 'Jingo-Imperial coach. None of thB Premiers, not ev- en Sir Joseph Ward, would take to collar. I do not beHeve Mr. Ba1- four had any sympathy with the scheme himself. He was chairman when the Overseas leaders 'were guests ot the great political club, Brtwittr'l Millions" Well Majestic '.Theatre Crowded 4 he opening of tho Ila j J-5'lils Stock Co engagement it tliv. Mijesti( theatre last ciciniiit, im ,ik favoiuble clriuin houffo beinj, pritf-'lrrfllj T6 dooit (.eoigo lUn s famous book dealing with thi; of that jiociill IT mnn in tmnf, j to exucnd ony cool million dollais in always his i tint vttiic tion for the. public. Tlio story, while of course scarcely altogether possessesi abundance at inviting sit- luatious and never fails to catch the [attention of an audience. The four 'acts ot as produced last niglit by' the 'Marrs Stock Co. gave one the impression that here was a stock or- ganization above1 the (i verage. Stock to look quite less satisfactorily played. One was glad of tlie agreeable surprise, there-, foic. on this occasion, to find on the. whole a fairly well.balanced company of capable people who invested the '.performance with much genuine abil- ity. The leading man, Win. E. lilake, an actor with considerable talent and obviously versatile in bis demeanor, compelled tile 'admiration of the ami- Icnte vntue of i well defined and smoo h dehreation of lira character or Mont) mike s acting is well tempered jnd he impresses one as feeing capable of doing even better, things., One thing, however, I must that is wb it tempted the uiiin- sHcmont to intioduce those vaude- villv specialties between' the They should not hiie been introduced as the performance did not. require' mj such''elaborations. However. 1 understand they will not be repeated this evening when the "Third Degree" be offered I was gratifying in- deed to sea such a large and enthus- iastic audience. .Tonight's bill of fare ought to tax the capacity of the the- atre. The Marrs Stock Co. is the best ion of its kind by far that has this i'anson. The scen- ic effects list night (Were creditably contrived despite certain handicaps. Opening of New Morris Theatre- Schubert Symphony Club Score' Succeni The opening of thc'f Jiow .Morris Theatre last evening took place when the Schubert Symphony Club, under Ihe'auspices of the Eastern Stars (whoever they gave a remarkably satisfying .musical -program before -an audience of between three and four hundred people who manifested keen enjoyment in the rendering of the various numbers. The. Schubert Sym-t phony Club is composed of a qu.iirte.tte' of Cord-, er Cecil. Osik, second sojsrano- Anna Pearl T-ovle Zehdt Purcell, second aJto. There is one other addi- The Passing of Arthw-Balfmr (By J. A. M., in Toronlo Globe.) They have done it "Last pitch'1 men and the "Die-hards" have crowded Bavtour out of thy lead- ership of the Unionist party.- Of corse, hia going out was his. own af- fair. H-e. did not- to go. In- rlaed, the Spectator, the ablest of all the Unionist the other dily plainly the Insurgents .that mercilWB most damaging ana- to their nagging and cabal would bo Mr. Balfour's resignation, got their answer sesterdsy. Thoy themselves broken into foam against Eairour. In their chagrin. Called him "Bloody Balfour." And be ra- ther enjoyed it. .He amlled back at 'them in that match less npnchnlnnt way .of But they Were 'Irish Home Rulers, opponents. H ia a dif'erent matter- when are of, his ov'ry iHiIlticiil hoiiaehold. Them he Cannot auFfer gladly. They him tired. To be sure, Mr. Halfour did belong to the same "order BS tne me" who have been secretly, as the Spec- unmistakable marks of distinction.' Each represented what was finest. In it their answer sesterdsy. "no nave own rairvur, a, It may be that Mr. Balfolir's health tutor says, trying to bluff nnd bully had something to do, with II. In the [him out ot the party leadership. And olden days he stood "against, 'tb'e wild charges of the Irish Nationalists, and the waves that broke Koretor wcia ho did not mind them know that he appreciated 'the fact that he' was not of their class. In August BRAIN WORKERS little exercise, feel better round for M occutooal dose of "NA-DRU-CO" Laxatives TlM9 tow up Hie Kvtr, the boweU gently but freely, ntfwn mi cteir the A new, pleasant and rtliabh prapwW b? firm, md worthy of the N A-DRU-CO Tnde Mirk v ISC. i box. N your draggm hu not yet them, sr we will mall them. NATIONM 4 ONKMICM. COMPANY or LIMITCV, zi tion namely, Mr. Valentino lion, naiiicu, Pn'rcell, violinist. Tlie'program sub- b m'itted on tills a first rite'one: taken on the; whole. The opened with the.'..ladies' vocal (j'narlette, who snug an, arrangement oithV famous and'melodious Men- delssohn "Wedding, MarblT ly -graded 'tot coupled with ami transparent enunciation .thereby eiuartette also contributed in a flnlsh- ,d and artistic manirer Schubert s ever'welcome which was sung with caressing tenderness 111 subdued passages, contrasting nicely with more robust effects called for bv the' music. Lamolhe's "Venetian Serenade" was another nuaint num- ber well sung. Miss Anna Pearl Wea- therington as a monologue artist prov- and onsemlil; warmth of expression from all the others. They were significance. Nevertheless, leaders.' BothMvere touched with the; Mjs vveiithenngton's ability is quite nf rt i at 1 llnti nn f.nrelttr n .SO- .p'pareltt. Miss" Leeta Corcler. a so- with a voice of delicate texture, style, none of the men from tho home- land or from overseas were in the class witli Balfour and Laurlcr. And jet the differences between theste two men are as marked qs their similarities. The one is a phtl-' osophic doubter bothered with politics; the other a .cheerful opti- mist, with a personal interest in hu- man'affairs. The oire expresses hie most dogmatic opinions with a grace- ful air of the gsninl-cynic that robs them of convincing and compelling power; the other, with somethinr of the Gladstone temperament, kindles commonplace facts with the'imagina- tive emotion that Inspires belief. The one was not a masterful loader oven In power; where the other alts, even in defeat, will always be "tho head ot the table." Comforting There's a bright sld'o to the Mona Lisa thief, anyhow." "Anil what is "Why, she cmn't go into vaudeville, even if tnejr do find Post. effect an exponent of the violin Is no slouch. Tills young raiin impressed me Lis command of toohniiiue which air times faciln and (lea. in its tion. In the Sarasate "Spanish F.-.n Mr. revealnd X fine brand tone nnd in double stopping, harmonics, and pizzicato effects lie LECTURES y.M.C. A. Every Night Prof. Alexander Saturday "Who Are Our Admission Free Collection Tak.-.n Private cinmiHiillims daily from 10 a.m. llotol Alexin- lira Hoom 1. SUNDAY Lectures men at Starland Theatre, 3 p.m. 4. 8.30 p.m. fcon't miss Ills great lecture on Lovi, Courtship, Marriage t Jealousy himself Mi 1'ui cell, can a hit more will 'como as the yt-ais move a ong 1 lit reception bivui tyie >ouiik aitlst dwiiened and-to say.; that, the audience .apprc- fluted his ib putt'nt it niildlj 1 he loni lining munbeis on the pio til am, hoia rendered treat cire and irtisllt1 and pioml that the 'Schubert'1 'Symphony Club Hied fullj up to ali the good things said of them, In connc'ctioii with tlie work done on tile praise is duq the following for the, satisfactory nature of their work, namely; Wm.'Watl's, general contract- or; Western Lighting Co.; John Lel- llott, 'w Head Co., Ltd., Davidson .Metal Co.; II. R Judsoii, decorator; City Sigii stage scenery. .James Lock- wood, Hie 'architect in charge, is also worthy of mention for able handl- ing of the erection of the theatre. It should Ire that the new opera chairs'have not yet. arrived. This is .no 'fault 'Of Mr. Morris but is due to delay in transit. Tonight at the Majestic Theatre' The Harry D. Marrs Majestic Co, ..will continue their etigamenient presenting tile big American success, the a four act drama written by Chas. E. of the "Lion and the Mouse." .The play deals with the New-York police methods used in forcing crim- inals to confess their misdeeds. How- ard Jeffries, the hero of the play, mar- ries a poor giv! of whom liis proud family strongly object, and his means of" revenue Is cut off. Being in finan- cial difficulties., and. under-tho> influ- ence of. liquor, and recalling an old loan he made to a: former classmate of his; Robert Underwood, b'e calls on him for payment of 'same, but Under- wood ris in straits than-he and can do nfflhing him. While in the room'lle falls asl'Jep and Underwood, half Grazed from worry, oommits suicide. When police enter they find Jeffries still asleep and.Jump to the conclusion thaj. he murdered Un- derwood.', The play is a very strong one and as Judge' Brewstefr, Mr. Blake'will bo seen'to. liis best advantage. be another big aud- ience. r f International Operatic Company at the Majestic Theatre 'November 21 make a': note of these numbers on .the.rprogrammo of'this remarkable'company: "'Sextette from arranged "Aritt (tenor for quartette Chocolate "Swed- ish Songs in National "Bar from -'The Tales, of Hoffr for quartette; "Home o. ojir Mountains" from "H "Thought. Fancies" (solo) [by'-Spence; "The by Liza "Still as the by piano solos: "Prelude in B Minor" "Serene- by JlacDowell. What more, could'one wish for? This gives us the rare, opportunity hearing the music of tho masters rendered as only artists can do. The Great Big Minstrels. All the new songs that are now lira rage, together with the old fav- orites, win be beautifully rendered hy tb'e vocal corus of the Win. >i. West's Big Jubilee Minstrels, that will appear in this city on Monday, November 20, at the Majestic. H will bo a night long to be remember- ed in the annals of local amusements, for not only will be seen West's fun- jny comedians and superb vocalists :and entertaining Dirt there has been added this season tlie fuu- t nieat afterpiece that ever has. b'een "The Battle of Cinder I replete witll ludicrous situations, a side-splitting screaming burtesquo on war and its incident horrors. Tills will be the one big fun night and one that you cannot afford to miss. Popular Song Programme at the Ma- jestic Theatre, November 23 English, Irish and Scotch songs will bo heard at the big popular con- cert al the Majestic Theatre, on Thursday, November 23. E. J. Lay- ton's violin numbers will please ev- eryone. Mrs. D'Arc, soprano, is ill excellent singing voice, and is cer- tain to attract much attention, while Hhynd .iamicBon, baritone, will round out the programme with Scotch, Kngiish and Irish songs, which will rouse the audience to enthusiasm. The seat, sale opening at. Rochon's on Monday morning will give every- one an opportunity o'f securing seats for the big event. The Passenger. Scooted Hospital carter (afjflr borrowing a match from a stranger to whom he has offered a ,1 b'alnt al- lowed t' no matcnes when I he cartln' hlarstln' powders fur_them old quarries up MAJESTIC THEATRE w. e. 'SHERMAN, PHONB Mi. TO-NIGHT Harry D. Marri presents The Majestic Stock Co. "The Third Degree" Special Matinee Tomorrow Prices 75c50c 3Sc Gallery 25c MAJESTIC THEATRE W. B. SHERMAN, Phon. M4. Wro. Cranston presents Monday Next, November 20th THE FAMOUS West's Minstrels Watch for the Grand Street Parade Monday Noon Prices: 75c Gallery 5Oc The plan opened for. SUBSCRIBERS ONLY, THIS MORNING o'clock, at J. D. HIGINBOTHAM A CO, LTD, for KUBELIK Majestic Theatre, Friday, Nov. 24 Undei the Local Direction of Ulr Franlc THE PLAN WILL REMAIN OPEN TOMORROW FOR SUBSCRIBERS 'ONLY The plan he open'to the GENERAL PUBLIC on MONDAY, NOV. 20, and the follovving'davs BOX SEATS EXTRA. WILLIS PIANO USED The People's Favorite, Aim Friday and Big Nights We liine secured a Gigantic Program. M R BIG SPHOTAL FEATURE THE GLOVED HAN! Splendid life-like dranui of and oi-atitutlo THE POWER.OF DEVOTION MISS HICHARDS SOPRANO SOLOIST SMITH AND HIS LANDLADY STOLEN SKATES ON DANUBE R E.WILLIS TENdR SOLOIST Early for Gmtd Adults l.V Children 10t- Monday Tuesday "CKUSADKHS" LEWIS A CANADIDATE IN MINE WORKERS Indianapolis, Hid., Nnv. lions for the international officers of tlie United Mini: Workers of Amorica closed today, and T. Lawia. of Bridge- port, Ohio, who last year was defeat- ed for re-election as president, will OBO John P. White, of the incumbent, for Kdwin Ftrry, tor several years, will have no opposition.' There are thirty-three candidates for the seven places as delegates trt the American Federation of.Labor, am; oug them John Mitchell, former preslj dent ot the Mine .The eteC; tion will take place on December 12., ;