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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta nlay, Sepii'miHM1 28, THE DAILY HERALD The Grill Cafe A'l 410 will Si. S. 2 doors .north of -Morris hcMfre, up (lie bos I men] in town SIM? our popular priced din nor and supper AFTERNOCKY TEAS OVSTEliH ANA' STYLE WERELACKING IN GOOD TACT Conservative Paper Criti- cises Manufacturers on Attitude Toward Brit- ish Preference I? I f Major General Huerto (on the left) Commander of the Mcxi- ican Federal, troops, and General E. Z. Steever, Commander of the U. s. Army .Department of Texas. In case of Intervention in Mexico by the United States will be allies, in command of the Mexican and U, S, troops respectively. f ALBERTA FAIRS October way. Oct. Creek. Oct. ;mti MIllarvHIc. Oct. Ocrphcr October 4 October Octolwr October October October October October Section S jt MONS1GNOR KENNEDY lector of the American College a lome, who, it is rumored, may be appointed a Cardinal Hot-Water Bottles IN YOUR HOME WHENEVER. YOU WANT IT is ft necessity in ovory well- home. Hut if Use Plumbing is de- fective i here aro accidents liable ;it any time. Ho sure and have your plumbing per iodically overhauled. We in- stall apparatus, boil- ers, etc., and do all kinds of first class plumbing work, in- cluding repairs. next yon need a plumber send for un iiiid .save cash. Hart Patterson Co. Phone 1294 313-13th St, N. BONUS FOR BABIES Ottawa, .Sept. 27. Tlie Ottawa Citizen says editorially today "One cannot but feel that the Can- adian manufacturers have lost a splendid opportunity for declaring their belief in practical patriotism by a somewhat more sympathetic an-, swer at least to' the challenge of the drain Growers and in expressing their willingness lo work for ultimate free trade within the cmpne. It is true that the challenge was flung in their midst during the closing hours of the convention, and equally true that the message was an attempt to "draw them" on a subject upon which, their convictions are well known to be none too favorable. Still it would have meant much to tlie association cognizant as it must'have been oMbc close relationship between Empire unity and Umpire trade, had it shown some sign of that cognizance by word if not by- deed. Whatever may be one's belief con- cerning tariff walls to the south of Canada and tariff barriers at its ports of entry, it can hardly bc doubted that imperial free trade is Page 5 MUSIC holds out a peculiar charm to the people of the nouth coun try. A week ago it was m; privilege to net as adjudicator at tin annual musical festival at Cards ton To say that I was agreeably surprise! with -the work I heard is to put mildly. The towns of Cardaton, Ma gratli and Raymond are keen on inns! cal development. The people there live, talk, and. think of music fron rnoru .till fur Jiilo the night On Friday evening, 2lsi Sentembei iayt, 1 arrived In Cardsion and wen: ilrect to the Assembly Mall which I found crowded to tho dooi-s by eager audience. Tho atmosphere was nusical beyond the shadow of a doubt The voices of young and old inter- mingled with one another and one 'elt at peace with the world for the !J7ie being, for here was an audience surcharged with tho passion 'for nusie. These Mormon folks plished really wonderful things, keep- accom- in view the fact (hat they have Ing not had the advantage of first class training. Nor do they pretend to be the "only pebble on the beach.' H'ight well do they realize they have much to learn. One was profoundly impressed with the quality of tone revealed in the female voices, which stood out in marked contrast, to the male voices, which did not disclose anything attractive In the way of tone. It was a sheer delight, how- ever, In face of certain defects, to sit and ponder over the work of the various competitors. There was the warmest of good feeling between everybody and the attention giveu by the audience to each contestant was of the very best. Where could you find an audience that would sit till one o'clock in the morning and to au host of amateurs competing s was'the ca-je at CardKton and the commercial .ultimate effort of the goes to show plainly how the poop empire. Unity, additional preference hunger for music. The second eve Melbourne, Sept. Fisher prime minister of the Com- monwealth proposes to establish a maternity bonus of for every baby born in Australia. He sug- gests that everyone should accept a postal note which would be dis- patched upon receiptfcf a doctor's certificate. In case no doctor be employed, Fisher proposes that a government commissioner would then certify whether twins were born. Last year babies were born in the Commonwealth and the prime minister states that he would be glad to see at least absorbed in maternity bonuses or In other words he would like at least one million Mttie Australians to be born dur- ing this year. inn at of necessity he a stronger tie between Canada and the motherland mless the family bond is hut a mat- ier of name and memory. Such action1 would not work toward reciprocity, but rather awav from it. The proposition made was entirely reasonable. Already a nominal pref- ing of the Festival did not conclud until the clock struck twelve and stl the audience remained to the end. Defects in Singing It has occurred to me to point ou the weak spots in the singing of th various competitors at the Cardsto '_ Festival and this I do in the sincer erence of one-third exists. Make this one-half and then by gradual stages eliminate the tariff barrier altogeth- er. It was a fair oner, and one that runs in the line of strongest probabil- hope that my 'remarks may be take kindly by everyoiie. In the first plac tone predominated through th work of the singers. By this, l mea that tlio quality of tone, speciaJI among the female voices, stood ou ity. Never the empire spirit j best. lu the matter of ohserviu stronger than it is today, and unless' the singers wer it should suffer change declining, to- ward a purely national independence and isolation, tins- matter of trade preference must inevitably come more and more to the front. At present the cheers of Canada are for I he navy. In the spirit of im- perial union Canada will contribute j. D. MCGREGOR ESTABLISHING BIG DAIRY FARM. Brandon, Sept. appears that the plans formulated by J. U. McGreg- or some time ago with regaad to the proposed establishment of dairying on iltlinKm' snlln it when it lacking as also in .interpretation. Regarding expression It would prov of inestimable value to the singers i they would leaiai always to draw sharp distinction between a pianis slmo and a fortississimo. In the sof en- passages the voices must be kep under the greatest control and car should always be taken to see tha her wealth and even her lil'e to main- .one.voice does not stand out agains the integrity of the empire. 'H It3 The choir must sing a is brave talk to be followed a little So U, is ahvays laU, bv the But duty commands m the matter of mil- bc remedled by keepmg an eye on th pre- sents itself in the guise of trade.'! a large scale are now likely soon to be put into efi'ect. U was noteworthy at the recent public auction sales of live stock, particularly .that of the pure j opening the trade doors to Great bred cattle sale held some time ago. j Britain that Mr. McGregor one of the lars-j Bother Country levies no tax eat buyers of It trans-1 Monev lalt thcv iires that he has made lurther pur-, chases of an extensive sinular he object of establishing a dairy dustry of such an extent thai it will I prove one of iho biggest enter- TIt" Heviow, two director. However, it is the subjec of interpretation which requires closi Why not show the earnest purpose-1 study. Expression and interpreia ne.ss of Canada's spirit of loyalty by] ticm raust always go along with eacl other. The nature of the text wil ahvays determine -the intrepretation of a-song but there are songs which posses certain characteristics, and sometimes require an artist to famil iarize himself with musical history it order to accomplish his purpose. Mod ern day music naturally, requires diff crent treatment from the music of the of its kind ever afloat In the! at Indian Mead, fask., have j early centuries. Reverting again, how vest. How to Boll Water Few people know how to cook water. Miu secret is in putting good, fresh vater Into a neat kettle already quite rarm and setting the water io boiling :uickly, and then taking it right off to ise in tea, coffee or other drinks, be- ore it is spoiled. To let it steam, 8im- aud evaporate until the good is all in the atmosphere and the me and iron and dregs left in the is what a good nany people sick, and is worse than o water at all. A critical taste will etect at the first mouthful if the nose as -not already demurred and given rariling, the faintest trace of dead in tea, coffee, porridge and iany other items designed for the tomach. More frequently than other- ise the "breakfast kettle is set boil-j ng with a remnant of yesterday's sup-! ly in it; the coffee urn has been! sithcr wa-sTTed, dried, sunned nor' red; possibly in the interest of a I Sid and mistaken economy some of i estorday's coiToe is "Dolled over" :1 the partakers wonder at their las- tudeand dyspeptic conditions. What- is neglected, the tea kettle and its isociute pots should he thoroughly eansed, dried anil aired every day, id in no case should water that has ood over an hour in pitcher, pail or 2Ule be used for cooking. If people '11 drink tea or coffee let them at, -ast have it as nearly free from pote-1 lous conditions as possible. That ucli benefit may he derived by many people from drinking hot water is not disputed, but the water should be freshly drawn, quickly boiled in a clean and perfect vessel, and immed- iately used. I hreii consolidated, and with the ?om- plants a newspaper will te pub- lished. White Swan Yeast Cakes' Record have been sold in Camida without a Thousands of White Swan Yeast Cakes single complaint. Can the same he said about other brands 'Sold in packages of cakes for nc. Send for free sample. White Swan Spices Cereals, Limited, Toronto, Ont. Apples grown in the Kaslo, B. C., district Hits year arc.of exceptional- ly fine quality. WILLOW CITY IS DESTINED TO BE THE BIG COMMERCIAL METROPOLIS OF CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA. THE REASON'S: Ideally lo- cated at the junction of the Fraser and Willow Rivers; on main line of Grand Trunk Pacific Railway; terminal of a branch of the Pacific and Hudson Hay Railway from their main line chartered and subvsidized to build into the wonderful Peace River coun- try: Cariboo, Barkervillc and Willow Uiver and eight, other railroads projected into Cen- tral British Columbia. 1000 miles of navigable waterways centre of thousands of ;tcres of the most fertile and pro- ductive land in the Willow, Crooked ami Salmon River valleys for which it will bo the chief distributing point; gateway of Peace River couu- Iry find rich Cariboo mining district; extensive coal and rich gold mines, big water- power and immense timber wealth at its door. WRITE TODAV for plats and printed matter. PACIFIC BONO AND LAND COR- PORATION, LIMITED 504 Pacific Build'g Vancouver B.C. ever to the work of the south coimtrj choirs, it is important to note also that in phrasing there is much room for improvement. I preferred the phrasing of the Magrath competitors to that of Cardston and the reason i easily explained. For example om Cardaton ladies' quartette would per sistiin running one phrase into an- other. There was in reality no evi- dence of correct phrasing. Every mus ical composition consists of. a series of yhort sections of- various length; called phrases, and it. Is upon the in- dependence of tlicpe that the intelli- gence of music depends. Phrases are analogous to -sentences of a literary composition, .hist as the intelligent reading of a literary composition de- pends chiefly upon two things, acceu- tration and punctuation, so does mus- ical phrasing depend on the relative strength of the- sounds and upon their connection with or separation from I each other. Scooping from o-ne note I to another should also bo dif-couraa- Better Diction Required In tfco matter'of diction there is also room advancement. Such words I as heaven, ocean, peril and angel, were invariably pronounced with the filial ending of the word destroyed. For instance (be following words were sunk "heaven" ;ts "ocean" as "peril" as "perul" and "angel" as "angul' (short These arc only a few examples which with closer stmiy can oosily bo remedied. General Impressions My Impressions of the Cimlston on the whole were exception- ally favorablo. The people are as has linen already stated, very fond of music, and they are to be warm- ly praised for this. The conductors of tho various choruses ccriainly accom- plished wonderful rosnlls keeping In view the fact, ibat they have not Jmd tht: advantage of much training. 11 would urfjo them to go for word in their excellent musical mission. About the .Male Voices Just a word about the male voices which aro in my judgement the weak part of the choruses. There is a sus- picion lurking In my mind that one or two so-called tenors are injuring their voices by singing tenor puna when us a matter of fact thuy are bar- itones. The timbre or duality of their vulund satisfies me on this point. Sev- eral of the Bingere wore inclined to force the upper voice and that on the note E natural (fourt.li space on the treble The bass section of the choirs WUE much better although I should have preferred more sonority and mellowness in the tone. A sys- tem of effective vocalizing would speedily remedy these defilences. Cardston Congress Choir It was my privilege to hear this choir last Sunday afternoon In Card- ston ni the request of Mr. S. New- on, its conductor. The numerical strength of the chorus is some one lundred and twenty-five voices and Mr. Newton tells me that quite forty ter cent of the singers come to re- icarsala from a distance of twenty iiiles. Where else on earth will you ind amateur, singers doing this? was much impressed with the bril- laricy of the tone in the ladies section he sopra-nos particularly being singul- irly beautiful with the contraltos close lehind. Mr. Newton, I notice uses ffhat he calls the "key-note.' For in- in rehearsing the "Gloria in he gets his choir to sing Glo" as a prepatory or key note after rhich the singers .commence to sing. t is quite unnecessary to use a-key' oto in thin faishioir. All that re- quired Is to have the accompanist play the prelude to 'the number being sung and then start right on the beat. The effect is better and the method ds more modern. Mr. Newton is an Indefatig- able conductor and never lets up. He is full of music from his toes up and be has bis own way of doing things. Those Gouth people certainly must be praised for their .interest in musical affairs am! my wish i-s that Lethhridgt will take a leaf out of their book. FINAL SHOWING OF THE GREAT EGYPTIAN SPECTACLE A GENUINE FEATURE ALSO EXHIBITING A GREAT WEEK-END COMEDY PROGRAM Big War Feature at Star-land An extraordinary and spectacular production being exhibited at Star- land today, Is the immense Kalem Egyptian feature, "The Fighting Der- vishes of the a distinctly novel departure" from the ordinary run of photo plays. Taken in the regions surrounding Luxor, Ekypt, this par- ticular story has blended1 with it some of the .finest and grandest scenery conceivable; particular emphasis be- Photo- graphs IF YOU WANT A PICTURE OF YOURSELF THAT WILL' BE A CREDIT TO YOU, LET US MAKE YOUR PHOTO- GRAPHS BY THE METHOD WHICH HAS PROVEN SO SATISFACTORY TO OTHERS Tise 3rd Ave. Beside Baptist Church GRAND DUCHESS OLGA Daughter of Russia's Czar. She la to become the wife of Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovitch. She is 17 years old ing laid upon the splendid views ,oE the historical temple at Luxor. This gorgeous reproduction of nature at her best, coupled with the presence of ail exceptionally strong company portraying a virile, vivid, story makes the attraction doubly acceptable. "The Fighting Dervishes" will bc shown at Starland for tho last time tonight. FINE PRIZE FOR BEST SHEAFS Is a delightful, healthful home as well as a noted educational in- stitution. Curriculum includes Classics.- Elocution, Music, Art, Household an d Commercial courses. Write the Principal for Prospectus. Robert I. Warner, M. A., D. D. St. Thomas, Ont. Toronto onservatory Of Music EDWARD FISHER, Mus. Musical Director Reopens Tuesday September 3rd ATTENDANCE LAST SEASON STUDENTS Faculty a! One Hundred Specialists CONSERVATORY RESIDENCE for young lady students Is being greatly enlarged and will bo ready for tho YEAR BOOK, 170 pages, application. mailed on An Emerson Engine Disc Harrow Do- nated for Best Dry-Farmer's Display Quo of the1 most interesting agricul- tural competitions of will be the individual farmer's display of sheaf grains at the International Dn'-Farm- ed Products Exnosftion here ne.vt month, and already the entries are in the hundreds. The competition will lie for the best sheafs of wheat, oats, barley, rye, flax, -emer, speltz, buckwheat, brome grass, rye grass, alslke clover, German millet, Hungarian millet, Rus- sian mille-t, timothy, and stalks of corn, kafir corn, milo maize, sacchar- ine and non-saccharine sorghums, sunflowers and sugar beet seed, to- gether with sheafs of alfalfa, show- ing each cutting, and in as many var- ieties of each grain or grass as one can exhibit that is grown ,ljy the ex- hibitor under dry-farming conditions, that is without irrigation of any sort. To stimulate the interest in this contest a sweepstake prize lias been provided, through the generosity of tho Emerson-Brantingham Company, of Rockfonl. III., who have donated through their l.elhhridge agents, Tml- hcpc-Anderson ,t Co., Ltd., an Emer- son engine disc harrow. H. A. Allison, manager of the ag- ency, speaking of the prize and the interest in the compelition. "This is a prize every farmer can use. Ii is of groat value on svery dry-farm In the world, and it costs laid down here. The harrow is 10 feet and of the latest model with in and out throw, and will be de- monstrated by the makers through- out the Dry-Farming Congress next month. I have heard from a score >r more farmers in Alberta and Sns- katcbowan that are going to make i'ory elaborate exhibits of the dif- 'erent sheaf grains and grasses they grow, and I look forward to an enor- mous number of entries in the ind alfalfa classes, as well as In vheat, oats, rye and barley. The irize is offered as a. sweepstake for he best individual farmer's exhibit )f grains and grasses in the sheaf, iirt does not have lo have all the var- cties or all tho different grains and s in order to compete; it Is for he best shown." The premium list, rules for pre- iring sheafs, and regulations as lo hipping may bo obtained upon re- nest to J. .McXIcol, chairman, WHITE STAI DOMINION SUMMER SERVICE Montreal, Quebec, Liverpool Teutonic, Sat. ftci Bat Nov 2 Liuirci.tfc, Sat. Oct. 12: Rut. Nov. 'J Sat. Oct. Jfov, 16 Megan tie, Sat. Oct. 26, Sat.. Nov. 23 CHRISTMAS SAILINGS Portland, Halifax, Liverpool From From Portland Halifax Lauren tic........Dec. 7. Dec. 8 Teutonic Dec. 11 Dec. 16 Canada...... ..Pet- 21 Doc. 22 WHITE STAR New York, Queenatowh, Liverpool, ADRIATIC... CEDRIC, UKLTJC. suitings, Thursdays. New York, Plymouth, Cherbourg, Southampton. S. S. Olympic, "Liirgest in the world OCEANIC, JIAJESTIC, TEUTONIC sailtnKS every Saturday. Boston, Queenstown, Liverpool CYMKIC {One class AR- ABIC, sailings. Tuesdays (fort- nightly.) AMERICAN New York, Plymouth, Cherbourg, Southampton PAUL. ST. .LOUIS, MEW TOHK, PHILADELPHIA, sailings Saturdays. Atlantic Transport New York-London Direct Sailings Saturdays. Red Star Line New York, Dover, Antwerp Sailings Satm-davs to' October 19. afterwards Wednesdays. Berthing1 lists for FaJl and "Win- ter Sailings are now open. Book early and secure best locations Stilling: lists, plana, etc. on applica- tion to railway or steamship agents or to W. M. JIcLEOD, C. W. Passenger Agent, 833 Main St Winnipeg, Phone Main -192-1. CANADIAN KQRTHEeK STEM1PSITB. The Royal Line MONTREAL QUEBEC TO BRISTOL, ENGLAND Shortest Route to London and Con- tinent on Floating Palaces St. Lawrence Sailings R.M.S. Royal Edward......Oct. 2. 11.M.S. Royal George.......Oct. 1G R.JI.S. Royal Edward.....Oct. 30. Rates of Passage 1st class and upwards 2nd and upwards 3rd class, Bristol or London Ask any Hail way or Steamship agent for illustrated booklets, ratea etc., or write. A. H. DAVIS, General agent, Scott Block, 272 Main Street, Winnipeg. Box 30GO, Letbbridge, Alberta, Tha exhibitor'does not of necessity liavo to attend the exposition, for arrange- ments have "boen made whereby those unable to do so may ship -their ex- hibits by express or freight prepaid, and they will 'bo placed in position, and given the same attention as though brought by the grower him- self. THANKSGIVING DAY Ottawa, Sept. proclamation will issue within a day or so fixing Monday, October US, as a public holi- day, and day for general thanksgiv- ing throughout Canada for the boun- teous mercies of the past, year. A petition is heing circulated at Alia., against the proposed removal from that place of Rev. Mr, Gordon, tlie Presbyterian pastor Ihere. L McRenzIe Co, Electrical Dealers And Contractors Phone 637 70G-3ni Avenue SM A SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT. Mrs. Edw.ird Kennedy, of Merldcn, Conn., -10 years old, advised by her Physician to tiy Dr. Marten's Fem.iie Pll's, she did so with won. dcrfu! results. Thousands of others wauld ihf- same. 20 ttie standard, at ycnr druggist. ;