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THE WITvTNIPEG EVENING TRIBUNE. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1934 BOYS' CHOIR COMMENCES ITS 10TH SEASON Led by Miss Ethel Kinley, Organization Has Achieved Fine Record Directed by Mies Ethel Kinley, tlie Winnipeg Boys' Choir Is starting its tenth year of activity. The choir was organized in the fall of 1925 by the Mcn'i MuflcaJ Club and made ita first appearance at a concert In the Walker theatre on December 28th of that year. Prior to the formation of this choir, little attention had been paid to the development of boys' voices in Winnipeg. It Js true that one or two Anglican choirs had. always used a few boys, but at tills time even these choirs were at a low ebb. Many choirmasters actually expressed the opinion that fo - some unexplained reason, climatic or otherwise, boys' voices could not be properly developed In the West Success and Growth The almost Instant success of the Dew choir and Its steady growth from year to year have happily exploded this Idea, and proved that the voice of the Canadian boy Is capable of high musical accomplish, ment. A new impetus was given also to the work of boys In Winnipeg Anglican choirs, and now several very fine churoh choirs are carrying on the English tradition of church music During ail these years the work of the boys' choir has brn under (he musical direction of Miss Ethel Kinley, and the success which ha attended the choir Is due to her Inspiring leadership and her special knowledge and skill In the training of boys' voices. The most satisfactory feature of the work of this choir, apart from eheer beauty of tone, Is the very high standard of part - songs presented. A glance at any one of the many programs sung by this fine choir wil reveal an astonishing selectlou of part - songs by the great masters, not only of English song, but of the whole musical world. Choir Wjns Praise These programs have aroused the greatest interest In musicians abroad, and high commendation from musical authorities has been showered upon the choir. An interesting fact in connection with the work of the choir is that the boys retain their love of choral music evtn after their voices have changed and It Is the ambition of many to join the Ma e Voice Choir, which already includes In Its membership several of the graduates from the Junior choir of the club. The choir varies In number from vner to year, as the voice avail' able permit, from 80 to 60 member. being the usual itrecgth. Miss Kinley is assisted In the ad ministrative work tf the choir by a rqjnrolttce appointed by the Men's Musical Club, consisting tnie season of Fred Read, R O. Standing and W. Mountlocd. The choir Js already at work on Us work for Its annual concert next spring. Wednesday Morning Musicale Open Oct. 10 1 The first meeting; of the Wed nesday Morning Musicale of the winter season will be held in Tne Fort Garry hotel at U a.m., Oct. 10. A feature of this meeting will be a debate, the subject of which will be: "Resolved That Winnipeg is a Musical City." The affirmative will be taken by J. B. McOeeehy and Kenneth Halg, while Ronald Gibson and Fllmer Hubble will support the negative. Cecile Henderson Mary Gussin and Bruno Schmidt will contribute a trio for piano, violin and vlolincello. The Judges for the debate will be Ridnev Smith, Dr. Robert Fletcher and Dr. A. T. Mathers. B1RICTI0N mtO M. CU AUDITORIUM MON., OCT.. 15 DON COSSACK CHORUS 5t voices. Sf. JAROFF, Conductor Af. m sa A fJaWa SJJS14 at, at 1J? "W Zk - StAli IUUAT $2.75, $2.20 $1.65, $1.10 80c Winnipeg Pisno Co. Ltd. Phone 83 693 OX OFFICE OPEN DAILY TO a.m. to 6 p.m. (Saturdays to 10 p m.) A LIMITED NUMBER OF SEASON TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE ' Record Low Prices . $6.50 up v 9 Attractions Half Cash, Balance Dec. 1st. DON COSSACK CHORUS, KREI3 - LER. RACHMANINOFF, NINO MARTINI. VIENNA SINCINC BOYS. STUECKGOLD. BALL FT RUSSE DE MONTE CARLO. IOHN CHARLES THOMAS. PIATICOR - SKY. TO SING HERE srf j - a mm 3ERNICE CLAIRE Beautiful singing star of the movie Armament, Miss Claire will be heard In recital at the Winnipeg Auditorium, Nov. 9, under the auspices of the Kinpmtn Club. BERNICE CLAIRE TO BE HEARD HERE NOV. 9 The coming recital of Bernlce Claire at the Winnipeg Auditorium, Nov. 9, under the auspices of the Kinsmen club, will hold the attention of thoe Interested in concert, opera or movies, for this charming singer has scored unusual success in all three Melds. In the few years since she made her pro fessional debut In "The Desert Song," she has won a wide public with her voice, her dramatic ability and her magnetic personality. Her voice, warm and full - toned In its lower register, can soar to vocal altitudes with facile ease and her coming program includes the "Je Suis Titania." aria from "Mignon," with Its sparkling roulades and another favorite operatic aria, "De - puLs le Jour," from Charpentier's 'Louise." Two songs groups In English and a French and Germsn group are also Included. Esther Lundell, as sisting artist, will be heard la a solo piano group. NORA EDWARDS HEADS SCHOOL MUSIC GROUP Miss Nora Edwards was appointed president of the Daniel Mcln - tyre Graduates Ensemble at the annual meeting held Wednesday, Minn Mlddleton was named vice - president and Agnes White will look after the duties of secretary treasurer. Betty Henry was entrusted with" the post of librarian and Ethel Hubbard was named press representative. Miss Ethel Kinley was elected honorary president This musical group consists of 22 firl graduates of the Daniel Mori tyre high school of the years 1927 to 1934. Rehearsals are held each week. Miss Ethel Kinley Is the conductor. At the snnual meeting a fins report of the year's work was given by the secretary and an excellent financial report was presented. During the evening the conductor outlined the work for the coming season and the outlook for a banner year Is decidedly bright. HOBAN STUDIO CLUB HONORS SECRETARY Mrs. B. H. Deveson secretary of the Hoban Studio club, was the guest honor at a social function held bv the club recently. Mrs. Deveson leaves to reside In Vancouver. A program of modrn Italian, English, and a number of Strauss and Brahms numbers were contributed by Mrs. John A. MacAuley. This month the business meeting will be held st a dnte to be announced. At this time a miscellaneous program will be presented. Early Italian songs will be the theme at the November meeting, while the December gathering will be featured bv "The Spirit of Yuietme. a continuation or eariy Italian songs will featurs the January meeting, and the February gathering will deal with English folk songs. In March, "An Evening of Opera" will be the theme, while at the April assembly, Edvard Grieg will be discussed. THANKSGIVING MUSIC FIRST BAPTIST M&rnlnfl Prftluflt Festival Ihymn on th tun 'Bt, Ann" FariMt jiM O Lm - ly Pc Handel Offertory Caniowtu - Hollaemler Anthem Ye Shall Dwell In the Land Btafner oatludc Magnificat In F .... Clauaamano Evening Prelud M1od Frlml Quartette The True Light Stalner Offertory Cantilena March nd Anthem RJttrj In the Ixrd .. ., Klvey Postlude Festival Fot1uiie Toura Folomta: eVDrano, Olive Campbell; Contralto. Gertrude Mnllard: tenor, Frneat Burrow: he, "R. Reginald Webb: choir leader, Reginald Webb; organist, John Leamen. T. LUKE'S Mornina Choraf. Eucharirt and errron. i Communion offlre Harwood in A flat.... i Introlt "Lift Thine Eye' MendelMohn I Anthem "Ye Shall Dwell In the Land". .. I Stalner Thanksgiving njrtnna. Evening I Choral Evenannf anna I Anthem "Thu Saith the Lord".. .Martin ! Festal RenDomei Uacnlflcat and Nunc DlmlUlea, Walmlsley In D minor. Thank tvlnir hymne. Solotcta Mr. H'lfh Fom. Mr. Bvdney Phillip. Viae R. M. Rawi'nton. Mr. Harry i Fox. Mr. Wonttnn OxMlmnn. Organlrt and , choir director, Mr. Fred M. Gee. OVERVIEW UNITED Mermng Orn Fantajta, on "O Lord How MantfoJd" Bamby - Wewt "Cme. Ve Thankful Peopte, Come". Wood j Anthem "Prmte the Lord Te Hearena" Turner Offertiry "O Lovely Peace' Hndel Polo "Bonn of Thankaphrinf . AlUtaoo ! Ar'bem "Te Shall Go Out With Joy Barnbv Orwan "And Ierael Saw That Orent Work" Handel 1 Evenlna Organ "The Heavene Are Telling ... Handel Offertory "Thanksgiving at Ilarreat T!ne" Cowen Anthem "He Shall Dwell In the Land Stalner Orcan Tmprovlzatlon on ''We Plough the i Fie dn" Weet Crtoirmaeter, A. A. 0!U. Snlolut, fie. H. CajnpbcIL Organiit, Evejya M. Kol COSSACKS TO GIVE RECITAL HERE OCT. 15 Famous Russian Chorus Will Feature First Celebrity Concert The Don Cossack male chorus of 38 voices, conducted by Serge Jar - off, will open the Celebrity Concert series at the Auditorium, Monday, October 15. Deems Taylor, distinguished composer and critic in a recent review, said: "This Is the best chorus I have ever heard or ever hope to hear." This Is the program (or the coming Winnipeg concert: p.itl o( Patriarch Hermosa A. Kaatalikr "Open to Ma the Doora cl nepeotanca. Qlver of Life" We4el Our Haljr Lort P. Tchalkovakjr Prayer to tna Lord. Out of a Liturgy A. GratchanlnoS Our of ''The invialble Town Klteaa suit tna Ma.4 Favroola" . - N. Rlmeky JforaiKoff The poor peopls are txgfclrif for alms in Ood'a name. a. Hevelleral Revelleril b. Bridal Bong. e. Song of Ruailaa Warriors, d. Finale Chorua In Ibe Invlilble Town. Out ot the opera, "Ilovanehcblna" . . . Mussorgsky Boldler'a Songs arr. by . Jaroff iesginoa ine Caucasian son K. Brhwedoff The Mtion Is Shining. .. .arr. by O. Fistuiarl A Oolden Cloud B ayed Overnight - liargomllskj The Beaullful Moon Russian folk melody N. Gogotsky Cossack Bongs arr. by 8. Jaroff a. The Cossacks Army la tn a Fore gn Land, and tha Young Coiaacka Are Lonely. - b. A Young Cossack OlrL PLAYERS' GUILD WILL PRODUCE OPERA DEC. S Preparations for the) Winnipeg Players' guild production of "The Immortal Hour," Dec S 8, axe la full swing. The opera, based on an ancient Celtic legend, was adapted from the peom of Fiona Macleod by the English composer, Rutland BougVi - ton, and has been presented by him with much success in England In recent years. The Winnipeg presentation will mark the debut In America of this lovely opera. The music was written originally chiefly for the piano, and Bernard Naylor, as musical director, will himself play the entire score. Colin Ashdown is the stage director, with Lady Tupper as production manager. The four leading parts have been cast as follows: Ramon Sinclair, Etain the Queen of Eire; Colin Ashdown, Eochaidh, the king; Victor L. Scott, Mldir; and Will Rooke, Dalua. The full dhorus and one or two minor roles have not yet been definitely chosen, but In a few days rehearsal with the entire cast will be under way. MEN'S MUSICAL CLUB PROGRAM The opening recital of the Men's Musical club season will be held Saturday night at the Music and Arts building, at 8.30 p.m. It Is "ladles' night," open to members and their guests, and after the program an informal reception will be held. Following Is the recital program: Songa "In Summer Time on Brtdja" Peel "Siesta" Bealy "Roadside Fire" Vaughan Williams "ty Ufa has Crept ao Long on a Broken Wing" (Maud) SomenreU Colin Ashdown, baritone. "Cello "Hungarian Rhapsody'" Popper bexao Mahalek Songe "Oh Yes. and Just So" Barb "Alleluia" Moaart Gertrude Newton, soprano. Piano Concerto in O Minor (First Movement) i.. .Afendlstoha Harry Letter Orchestral accompaniment to be played by tjarne carTutnere Songs Four Irish Folk Songe arr. by Herbert Hughes fa) "Rally Gardens" tb) "Reynard'.ne" (Donegal) Id "I Know WBere I'm Going" (Antrim) (d) "Ballj - mulr Ballad" (Antrim) Colin Ashdown Cello "Serenade Fpagnole" .Chamlnade - Krelster "Souvenir Poet'que" Flbich Oesao Mahalek Bonce "Round About the Felnr Ring" ...Randal "The Singer" Warlock "Dream Valley" , Qullter 'Love Went A - ndtng" Bridge Gertrude Newton At the piano: Gwendda O. Da vies. Beta coou, xsernara nayior. FINAL REPORT ON STEFAN STECHUK MEMORIAL FUND The Tribune's "Stefan Stechuk Memorial fund" was opened to pub. lie subscription January 31, 1934, as a practical expression of the strong pubillc sentiment that the memory of the hero of the Henry ave. fire should be suitably honored. N. I Zalozetsky, a leading Ukrainian of Winnipeg, made the suggestion. Large subscriptions were not sought. The average was under (1, and the total amount subscribed, J376.05, represents the Individual contributions of several hundred people. Four trustees administered the fund Mayor Webb, Dr. D. Dyma, W. McCurdy, and Mr. Zalozetsky. They purchased the granite monument which was formally dedicated last Sunday In All Saints' cemetery, and the bronze memorial tablet placed In the city hall. Final accounting has now been rendered by the trustees, as fo lows. Total subscriptions $376.05 To Art Memorial Studios, Winnipeg one ruby granite monument, with concrete foundation and curbing contract price $295.00 To Winnipeg Brass, Ltd.. one bronze tablet 80.00 Balance apDliec to The Tribune Empty Stocking Fund 1.05 Total $376.08 SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PREPARING FOR SEASON In preparation for its third sea - so. of symphony concerts the Winnipeg Symphony orchestra is now in process of re - assemblirg. There are one or two vacancies In the string section, and any 6tring players interested In joining this musical organization are ir.vlted to get In touch with th conductor, Bernard Naylor. 31 Kennedy st., phone number 22 434. It is urged that this be done before October 10. "Papa Bing! We're !. v . - r& i an, V i f i ,f .... i. . V Following In Papa Blng"a famous footsteps, Phillip Lang Crosby, right, practises his crooning at the age ot two months, while his twin brother, Dennis Michael Crosby, looks ss If he would rather be a lawyer. The new eons of the popular Hollywood star and his wife, Dixie Lee, tip the scales above nine pounds. OBSERVATIONS By MAJOR KEY The passing of Edwin Henry Le - mare, the world - famed organist and composer, recills to mind a visit he paid to Winnipeg when he dedicated opened Grace church new organ a beautiful Instrument, by the way. I suppose there were many, like myself, present on the auspicious occasion who must have felt that they heard little that was new I am now referring to the capacities of the organ. Explaining to myself why this wag so, I had only to recall that I had, before the Lemare recital, listened again and again to George Bowles playing the fame organ. Bowies naa one oi those master musical minas, ana while short of the technique of a Lma. - e, he was an experienced student of the combination effects possible In a modern organ. Bowlts was only a Winnlpegger, It Is true, but far bigger and broader musically than many of thoue who knew him personally were able to understand. Bovles was the practical designer of the organ. He was a superb player of the Instrument He was understood and appreciated by Le - ma:e, by Lvnnwood Farnam, by Emll Oberhoffer and other noted men who knew him and were excellent judges of men and music. If ever the diy comes, when the worthy movement promoted by Mr. Norman Douglas and others looking to the erection of fitting memorials In a local hall of fame for musicians who have served Winnipeg and Canada well, reaches a degree of accomplishment, many of us will hope to see George Bowles' name and some rtcord of his work occupy a place of prominence. Lemare was another of those great BrltUhers. He was born at Ventnor, Isle of Wight, In 1865. He held successively many important church organist appointments In or near London. He gave hundreds of recitals, composed a wide range of organ music, also editing a series of works for the lrutrament. He came to America In 1902 to fill the post of organist and muslc - dlrector at Carnegie hall, Pittsburgh. He returned to England for a period. Coming back to America he filled Important civic organ positions on the American Pacific coast, finally locating at Los Angeles, where he died last week. Were it possible to "hackney" several of Lemare most popular writings, long ere this his Andan - tlno and Moonlight and Roses would have ceased to be heard. There was quality and permanence In all he did. One of my fondest recollections of church music heard in our own city was a performance of Lsmare's "Spirit of the Lord," written specially for organ, alio baritone solo and chorus. Notwithstanding: that the minister at the service in mind, grotesquely announced to the congregation that the work "wou d take about seven teen minutes," the organist, soloist and choir heeded not the clerical faux pas, and played and sang with rolemnitv and dignity befitting a great spiritual composition. This Is the Lemare that lives; be has left undying gems of music Apprecia tive of sane modernism, he never departed from understanding. Mav I commend to choir leaders. grepared to epend a few weeks' re - earcel on the work, Lemare's "Spirit of the Lord" both words and music altogether divine. The temptation Is Irresistible to add another word or two regarding Sir George Henschel, who died In England a few days ago. A London newspaper, under the heading, "Wonder Voice Heard Again," published the following on Sept. 2, 1934: For a few brief moments on Sat urday night, a voles which for so many years held London In Its spell wai neard again. It was that of Sir George Hen schel, the famous singer, composer snd conductor, who, on the eve of his 84th birthday, returned to sing to his biggest audience over the wireless. Sir Ctorge's eongs were the real rurprise or the surprise Item In Town Tonight" broadcast by the B.B.fJ. His voice, strong and clear, recalled memories of many a great nightmemories of his 50 years on me puouc piatiorm. Sir George's contribution to the program wss kept secret until the very end of the Item and then the compere announced that on ths eve of his 84th birthday. Sir George woma sing two songs irom Schu bert Der Ledermann and Wan dern. "Almort on the very date of my first appearance in London 57 years ago I have come here tonight, said air weoree. After tdling the story of bis first song, that of a rjoor old oisran grinder, barefooted and growled at bv dogs end with no one listening, srozrn witn coia, air lieorge com mented, "What a contrast. Hers I em comforter; v seated at a beauti ful piano in a warm room, no dogs growling at me and listened to by an audience which might fill more man me Albert Han: If Scotland Is not famed for noted composers of music, assuredly the romantic atmosphere of the heath erbnd has Inspired others to write Mpr.de l. - sohn, Donizetti, Max Bruch, Sullivan, to mention only a name or two comine immediatelv to mind. It was good to read In the cnristian Science Monitor of Sept. 29. an article dated London, written ty W H. Haddon Squire. He begins: "Donald Francis Tovev is Rfid Professor of Music In Edln burgh university. (Note They Crooners, Too!" ; - J i i:, i :J - w teach music In th)s world - famed school of learning). And perhp3 me tact that me mere mention ot the word 'proresfor" Is .enough to make the average mutlcian run a mile, Is one of several reasons why Professor Tovev and his work are so little known outside certain cir cle". Had he lived and worked in Germany, the autochthonous home of professors, no doubt students would have rushed to htm from every part of the world. It Is a little difficult to Imagine an English youth proudly announcing to his friends that be was going to study muslo In Scotland. That country has produced one great portrait painter out, so lar, no composer ol more than respectable eminence. "Edinburgh, however. Is now the home of an English teacher whose brilliant musicianship and encyclo pedic learning would not be too easy to match anywhere in Eurone. The following story is indicative of nia unusual gins, 'ine uxiord Mu - lcai uiud once asked him to Elve a piano recital. Preesed many times for his program he telegraphed at the last minute, 'Put down what vou like.' Thereuoon the undei graduate president Steuart Wil son, now a prominent slngei" devised the stiffest and most recondite Drorram that ha could think of Tovev duly arrived, glanced at the program, walked to the piano and prsyea it tnrougri with no more effort, to use Mr. Wilson's words, 'than It takes us ordinary people to play The King In G'." Mr. squire further remarks: "Of his work as a composer one knows little or nothing, for the reason that in london, at any rate, there la no opportunity of hearing it. Fortun ately, nowever, his critical and analytical writings are more accesrlble. Readers will recall the masterly essav on Gluck. rccantlv Dublished In Tk 1 - J .rla ft. ,.!' ,n.,,J University Press). Here n Immense erudition is carried so buoyantly that one can elmo;t imagine Its being overlooked by a lay reader In his enjoyment of such happy things as the reference to the in ventor of the 'Albertl bass' who, 'If ne am not invent it, at all events made It his own, and like the fanv ous grimy writer of a testimonial to a famous toao. having used it in his first works, used no other for the rest of his life'." Much more is written of this ap parently remarKame Edinburgh man. Maybe one of our numerous study clubs may throw more light on his career. In the midst of msny noises, mostly terrible, the voice of Lawrence Tlbbett came as a sort of balm over the air a few evenings ago. Virility and vibrancy are still among his qualities. He Is doing everything this season that the microphone is capable of conveying to the public. When telepathy Is finally added I doubt not that he will be taking a round or two out of Baer, or maybe turning a few handsprings; just to warm up, as it This Hem from the music pages of the New York Qunday Times, Sept. 23, mentions the nams of a Wlnnlpeg - born singer tn association with some of the well - known artists of the Metropolitan Opera Company: 'The Rochester Symphonv will Include productions of 'Madame Butterfly' and Carmen' In Its programs this season. Quens Mario, Paul Althouse.' Alfredo Gsn - dolft and Joan Peebles will take part In the former; Coe Glade, Mario Charmlee, Joseph Royer, M'ry Craig and John M. Moncrleff In the latter. The Rochester Civic Chorus will supply the ensembles and minor roles." One of the main reasons for the world - wide high reputation of Er - nett Newman as 'a critlo of miulc Is the fact that ' In addition to a profound knowledge of his subject, he Is truthful. Here' are two examples of recent writing In the London Times: ' "Conductors as a rule are not scholars, but merely mors or less - ensitive musical Instruments. They 'feci' an ancient work In a particular way because that Is the way of their own temperament, and they play It accordingly. They do not pause to ask themselves whether that way may not be a complete error, due to the unconscious substitution. In our own epoch, of quite another set of aesthetic concepts for those of a bygone age. "It U the scholar, and the schnlai alone, who can help us to see thit old music as its composer and his contemporaries saw it. He can do this in three ways. In the first place, by an examination of the theoretical speculations and the musical criticinn of the epoch he can di3Cover wb3t the aesthetic of that epoch really was. In what a veiy different way from ours they looked at music, what it was they held It to be the function of music to express, the means bv which they thought this expression could be achieved, and so on. In the iccono place, he can restore for us. to some degree, the perception the mooerri world has lost of language - values and Idiom - values In certain old miulc: be can show us, for example, that, owing to the enormous development of the harmonic vocabulary during the last hundred years, certain harmonle or certain successions of notes, no longer have for us the startling or lacerating quality they hid when they weie br?nd new. In the third piece, by Stilkritische methods "ie can enow that certain typical procedures on the part of an ancient cumnosei were invariably the outcome of certain moods In him." And afrnln, rcfer - ing to one of the Promenade concerts in London: "On Thursday the ve:v oriirlml anl IneenioitT violin corcerto of Ar thur Benjamin, the solo part which was given In excellent style bv Mr. Louis Godowsky, suffered, in the broadcast, from a fault that is all too frequent at these concerts the over - ampliflcatlon of the solo tone at the expense of that of the orchestra. A good half of the quality of this concerto resides in the subtlety of the harmony and the cunning distribution of the har monic strands between the various orchestral timbres. For a great part of the time on Thursday ail we who listened by wireless could hear wag a boldly assertive violin line against a background of harmonic mush. "The performance of Elgar's first symphony left as much to be desired on the imaginative as it did on the technical eide. Some of the playing was of such Incredible untidiness that one could only come to the conclusion that works of this calibre should not be attempted under Promenade conditione: It Is fair neither to the compoeer, the orchestra, nor the sensitive listener." Note how expressive Is Mr. Newman when he really hits which Is often. "Harmonic mush" Is a really picturesque term appreciated by sensitive listeners, perplexed and aggravated to the last degree by much of the untidy playing heard via the radio route even In Canada. ANGNA ENTERS TO BE SEEN IN DANCE RECITAL Angna Enters, the ' celebrated dance mime, chosen by the Women's Musical club as the first of their five guest arttets for the 1934 - 35 sea son, is one of the most unique and gifted personalities on the stage today. Her "Episodes and Compositions in Dance Form," have been the engrossing subject of the world of art in general. Painters, sculptors and poets have extolled her genius, for she belongs in part to each ot their respective fields. To describe her art in a few words Is difficult. Paul Rosenfeld in his book, "By Way of Art," devotes a whole chapter to it. Paris and London critics hailed her as the Inventor of an entirely new and definitely arresting form of the dance. When the Toronto Women's Musi cal club presented this artiste In two special evening performances, her audiences were completely fascinated by her originality and charm. EXPERIMENTAL STATION NOTES The so - called melancholy days of autumn are less so for the thoughtful gardener than for other folks. He can have a variety ot generous bloom even after tne rattling leaves go scurrying down the ditches in front of the wind. Your Morden Experimental Sta tion is now well supplied with bloom in the perennial bordora. Foremost In show are the asters. In favorable seasons they continue colorful until freeze - up in November. Other plants which contribute charm to early October landscape Include llatrls, or blazing - star, heleniums, eedums, phlox, statlce and goldenrods. Among the autumn asters, the New England type is leader. Colors are chiefly blue, purple ' and red pink. Some of the Imported varieties are too late to be reliable In Manitoba but, happily, the Riding Mountain district has all thess colors of New England aster grow ing natively. This year these local plants bloomed in August and owing to dry weather were of short dura tlon. Later sorts of eastern origin are In heavy array now and their colors iblend from almost white through pink, mauve to deep blue and purple. An autumn aster plant quickly Increases in size and the plant should be divided each year to keep It thrifty. This permits exchange of types with the neighbors. One's garden may thus soon be a distinctive scene of pleasing colors well into autumn. It Is well to start with proven varieties. A.O.U.W. NOTES On Tuesday, October 9, the ladles' auxiliary of Banner Lodge 39 will hold a whist drive and tea In the A.O.U.W. hall, 210 Mclntyre bldg. All members and their friends are Invited. Winnipeg Phoenix Lodge No. 1 will hold their next meeting In the A.O.U.W. hall on Thursday, October 11. Master Workman R. C. McDonald will be In the chair. Reports of the various committees will be hesrd at this meeting. All members of No. 1 are urged to be present. The first drill of the ladies' drill team was held on Thursday, October . The Past Masters' association will hold a dance for all city members and their friends on Thursday, October 18, in Picardy hall, Broadway. All members are cordially invited. Tickets can be obtained from the master of your lodge or the Grand Lodge office. Application to tho C AS. A. has been made and all members who desire to join the swimming club with their friends are requested to submit their names to ths officers of their lodge. Brandon Lodge No. 6 will reopen on Thursday, Oct. 11. A large class of candidates will be Initiated and members from Alexander are expected to be present to assist In this work. A decree team from Winnipeg will also be In attendance to Instruct in the lessons of workmanship. BERNARD NAYLOR B. Mui. (Oxon ) TUITION: Harmony. Counterpoint, Composition COACHINO: 6ngng. Plan and Enaembl Playing STUDIO: 31 Kennedy Street Telephone 22 434 Leda Omansky Slater Assisting Pianoforte Teacher to EVA NAIDITCH Studios: 318 Kirks Bldg. 301 Cambridge St. Ph. 401 968 MSI. AND MRS J. ROBERTO WOOD Vocal snd Piano Studios Individual t - tttona Vocal Enaembica Junior end fttnlor 34 DUNOURN PLACE 71001 AGNES KELSEY Concert Soprano Oratorio Will T - nrn her studio at ;i.i Vt'SI'' AM AKTS M - ILMN't TUESDAY. OCTUBKR 8th. IBjI Residence: 363 Cambridge St. f FAMOUS DANCER J , . : r 1 i ' iw i v - x. - i R'vfMi ANGNA ENTERS Miss Enters, Internationally known dancer, will open the season for the Women's Musical club, Nov. 5. She Is shown above as she appears in a dance Interpretation, '"Saturnalia." Your Birthday By MARY BLAKE "LIBRA" If Oct 7 Is your birthday, the best hours for you on this date are from 10.30 ajn, to 12.30 p.m., from 3.30 to 6.30 p.m. and from 7.30 to 9.30 p.m The danger periods are from 6.30 to 8.30 a m - from 12.30 to 2.30 p.m. and from 6.30 to 7.30 p.m. You may hear some very radical opinions expressed en this date on subjects the would - be wiseacres have probably only a very superficial knowledge of, so If you are wl) you will not permit them . to cause you any mental agitation. If you will confine your social activities to circles of friends with whom you are Intimately acquainted, you may avoid the embarrassing for mality the meeting of strangers might cause If you attend an affair where you are only casually Known. If you would avoid helping cause an acrimonious discus sion, should a friend start discussing a favorite theme, refrain from earcastic comments or interjection that might cause the conversation to become highly controversial. One of your friends, pos sibly of the feminine gender, may be tempted, In fun, without the slightest trace of malice, to rAake vou the victim of a loke or witty saying. If you will take It good naturedly you might succeed In turning tho laugh on your friend. It might be well to exert yourself to be affable with everyone on this dite and If any little thing displeases you, think twice beforo expressing yourself. Married couples, as well as those engaged or zeexlng some other desirous of untangling Love's skein, will prove their wisdom If they steer clear of discussing financial matters on thlt Oct. 7 and concentrate all their thoughts on having an enjoyable time. . "LIBRA" If October 8 Is your birthday the best hours for you on this date are from 8.30 to 10.30 a.m., from ARVELLA BLACKBIRDS ... To those who dream of blackbirds comes a warning to be very careful of their conduct Otherwise they may bring disgrace upon you. It shows that at the present time tbe are not leading the right type of life, for they are having too much pleasure and not enough work to accomplish anything worth while. This dream comes as a warning to those people. It warns them that unless they change their ways they will regret It forever. BLACK - CAP . . . For one to dream of the British song bird, the Black - cap, Is very cheerful sign, and shows that happlnsss will come to him through the medium of a friend ct a very dark and almost swarthy complexion, BLACK - COCK ... If you dream of this species of grouss It shows that a time of plenty Is to come to your life, and Is brought about by a friend who Is near and dear to you. To dream that you shoot and eat this bird is an indication that a day of plenty Is spproaching, and that you will not want, but to merely kill the bird in a cruel fashion means quite the reverse and shows that danger lies ahead. BLACKGUARD ... To dream that you are having dealings with one you know to be a blackguard or scoundrel shows that you muft bo very careful in your financial endeavours for a period of two weeks after this dream. BLACK - LIST ... To drenm that your name has been blacklisted In some fashion warns you to be very careful In your undertakings. Otherwise misfortune Instead of success awaits you. BLACKMAIL . . . For one to dream that he Is being blackmailed by a person who really holds something over him in ths way of a sin or crime that he has committed in the past, Is not a good dreem. It warns of a guilty conscience, and shows that you hsva sinned much In the past and predicts that these sins will only bs forgiven and forgotten when you try to rectify the wrongs that you have done and reahy make up your mind not to commit them again. BLACKSHEEP . . . For one to dream that he Is called ths blaek - shep of his family Implies that he is to have a quarrel with the loved one that will be of long duration. BLACKSMITH ... To dream of a blacksmith Is always very good, especially to children, as it shows that many days of pleasure and happiness swalt th'm. For adults it shows that their health snd happiness in life is assured. To dream of an argument with a blacksmith, however, means quite the contrary, and shows th. - .t you are to quarrel with a dear friend, and you, not the friend, will be In the wrong. BLADE ... If you dream that you have fallen upon a blade or sharp edge, you are warned that many sharp and cruel words will be said of jou, and you are advised nit to hefd cr ray any attention to them. BLAME ... To hlame someone for something. In a dream, that you know deep down in your heart, the - y did nnt do. shows that you will actually accuse this person of such an oflence. In real life, and that bv so doing you will brirg sbout the end of a friendship that would really be worth while. The outcome cf this dream can be effected further by your changing your tactics in the whole affair, and forgetting the little quarrel that has occurred In the r"t Br"i striving instead to make emends. Published by Special Arrangement with Carroll Levi's By saving "a page a day of this dictionary you . will have a complete dream booic 1 1.30 to 3.30 p.m. and from (.30 to 8.30 p.m. Ths danger periods are from 6.30 to 830 a.m., from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 8.30 to 5.30 p.m. On this Ootober 8 you might be faced with a difficult situation Involving - finances. A thoroughly satisfactory adjustment may be made If you face the situation with frank and honest statements and refrain from resorting to sub terfuge or promises that might be questioned as to your ability tea fulfill them. Straightforward deal lngs In both business and social matters will achieve far more on. this date than Insincerity or bluff. You may meet a man who is inclined to think It Is smart to scoff at ideals and thouehts held sacred by many of his friends, possibly yourself Included. It will be good Judgment l.ot to argue or discuss) your individual Ideas with a man whose brain Is so lopsided that vou will be only wasting energy to try getting It on a level planet of right thinking. There should bs a decided improvement In business prospects on this October 8 with the strong probsblllty of money being made. Invitations of a social nature call for care In acceptance, for thev might Involve an expenditure of money, which vou may not care to make Just tea have a few hours of pleasure. Married and engaged couples, as well as Cupid's victims, will display good sense If they will plan their entertainment projects for this October 8 along conservative lines, as any form of recklessness! mav terminate In an expensive reckoning. TIBET'S 8TAMP8 SOUGHT ', Stamp collectors In all parts of the world are trying to obtain, at high prices, some of the crudest stamps ever Issued. They are of the second series Issued by Tibet In the last 20 years. They bear tho word Tibet In English, and the design, crudely executed by native workmen In Lhasa, shows a white mountain lion, a legendary animal symbollo ot Ufa and death. BERNICE CLAIRE i Prima Donna and etcrwn tr IN PERSON tar of I "The Deaert Song - "Kiss Me Again" "No, No, Nanette" Auditorium, Nov. 9th Coupon Tlekete ati J. J. H. McLlAM 4 CO, LTD, WINNIPEO PIANO CO. LTD, PHYLLIS HOLTBY A.T.C.W., L A B. Teacher of Piano and Theoretical Subjects 1VM Euan. Results IS Flrat - elaas Honors, It Honors, 4 Paaaes Special statee for Beginners Monthly Studio Meetlnae Studios! 184 Chestnut 8treet, 135 Eugenie Street (Norwood) Member M.M.T.A, Louise MacDowell Pianist and Teacher has rsopened her studio at Room 20 Music & Arts Bldg. Amelia's ORIENTAL DREAM DICTIONARY B No. 25

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