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Sol Levoy [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
Sol Levoy By HALE NORCROSS You may talk of work and play , at the finish of the day , And crack that ancient joke about tomorrow ; But when it comes around , you just must be on the ground , As some of us have found out to our sorrow . Now in all the weeks Ive had , and some of them were bad , With spots when painless death would bring me joy , Of all the Blackford crew , the only man I knew , Who was always on the job , was Sol Levoy—For it s Hoy , Hoy , Hoy , the card s wrong , where the devil is that boy ? They ve taken up the sheet , and Walter s gone to eat , Never mind . Ill sing a song , says Sol Levoy . He will lecture or make props , and hell sing until he dropsHe never does , thats where he fools us all . If you need a special set , let him know , for you can bet Hell be there with bells on , furniture and all ; If you need a unique hat , candelabra , or a cat—There s no limit to the words I might employJust put them on the list , they ve never yet been missed , And the ma...
Page 142 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
G . NOELL P . COSTA COSTA IMPORTERS OF All Grades of p 0 rto Rico Cigars 96-98 MAIDEN LANE NEW YORK CITY Telephone John 3862 P . &amp; CO . IMITATION IS THE SINCEREST FLATTERY Get The Original Moon Song , Andrew Macks GO WAYMISTAHMOON This Is the Song that Started All the Composers Writing Moon Songs Professionals and Orchestrations now Ready . Send for It Today . FRED C . HEBERLEIN CO Astor Theatre Building New York City . . FOR SALE CHEAP One Palace set , back and two leg drops , one cyclorama , dye to represent velvet drop . Both sets in good shape . Have no further use , will sell cheap . Address LEE KRAUS , 708 Chicago Opera Building , Chicago , III . When Is a Parody ? When It is written by BARRY GRAY . My price , to write exclusive ones , is from S 3 to $ 5 . To advertise my work , I nm putting out , as n Special Offer , 3 SURE-FIRE PARODIES FOR $ 1 . roll con Iinre them on any of these songs— All Alone , Girls , I Want a Girl , Picking on Me , and Old Mill Stream . S...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 29 December 1911
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NEW COLUMBUS THEATER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 29 December 1911
NEW COLUMBUS THEATER COLUMBUS , O ., Dec . 26 . —Attorney Frank R . Guswelier , of Cincinnati , has been in this city for a few days negotiating for a site for the new theater to be erected by the Columbia Amusement Co . of New York . He has looked at several sites and the definite location of the new theater will be announced in a few days . He stated that the new structure would be a ten-story office building , with the theater as a portion of the property . The amount to be expended will be over $ 200 , 000 . The plans forthe new structure have been prepared by Architect McKetrick , of New York , and arenow in this city . Just as soon as the site is settled the work of building will be started . The shows of the Eastern Wheel will play at the new house .
ACTUAL WORK ON NEW BUILDING IS EXPECTED TO BE BEGUN THIS WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Player — 29 December 1911
ACTUAL WORK ON NEW BUILDING IS EXPECTED TO BE BEGUN THIS WEEK Plans and Specifications Are Ready and Bid About to Be Awarded—Popularity Contest to Raise Funds . Active work on the new White Rats Actors Union building , on West 46 th street , New York City , was scheduled to begin this week . Quietly and without special announcement , the building committee appointed some weeks ago by the Board of Directors of the organization have been proceeding with their work , until at the present time everything is in readiness for the actual manual . labor which will result in the rearing of the new building on the admirable site in the heart of New York City which has been secured for it . Some time ago publication of a description in detail of the building was made from a set of plans which seemed to meet with the approval of the Building Committee , but more careful deliberation resulted in these plans being rejected and another architect chosen foi the task of planning and directing the wo...
CARL HOSCHNA [Newspaper Article] — Player — 29 December 1911
CARL HOSCHNA Carl Hoschna , a well-known composer of music , died in New York on Dec . 23 . The cause of death was heart failure brought on by a complication of diseases . He was thirty-six years of age and was born in Austria . As a young man he served his military time in a . band in the Austrian army . After his enlistment had expired he came to this country and secured employment in Witmark s music publishing house . He quickly showed that he was an apt composer of music and many of his works met with success . He was the composer of the score of Madame Sherry and other well-known musical comedies . and at the time of his fatal illness was busily engaged on a number of new works .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 29 December 1911
ARTHUR F . GRIFFITH SPRINGFIELD , Mass ., Dec . 25 . —Arthur F . Griffith , a mental marvel , well known as a lightning calculator , was found dead in bed at his hotel this morning . He had died during the night from a rupture of a blood vessel in the brain . Physicians say that his use of the brain caused a weakening of the vessels and that death came suddenly while he was asleep . He was known as The Marvelous Griffith and had played an engagement at a local theater last week and was to have played at Poll s theater , in Bridgeport , Conn ., today . He was thirty-one years of age and a native of Elkhart , Ind . He had been discovered by a Chicago newspaper man four years ago , -who appreciated his wonderful powers of mental calculation and had prevailed upon him to go into the vaudeville business . When first discovered he was working on a farm for fifty cents a day and did not appreciate the fact that his power for juggling figures would prove of financial benefit to him . E . K ...