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BOSTON'S TOY THEATER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

BOSTONS TOY THEATER BOSTON , Nov . 27 . —The most exclusive theater in the United States will have its opening performance here on Jan . 2 . It will present eight plays in a season , on alternate weeks , and the subscription price for the season will be $ 20 . All the plays which will be produced will be those that have been forbidden by the professional stage . The bill for the opening performance will be In His House , by George . Middleton , and Press Cuttings , by George Bernard Shaw . The Wings , by Josephine Preston Peabody , and A Caprice , by Alfred De Mussett , will be the second week s bill and Victoria , an anonymous comedy , will be produced in the latter part of January . All of the actors are talented amateurs , most of them members of the Drama League . The stage carpenters , architect , decorator , scene painters and managers are all people of wealth and leisure who can afford to give their time without payment .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
of the SHE ' S A "MERRY MAIDEN " [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

of the SHE S A MERRY MAIDEN Anna Meek Bonner , leading lady Merry Maidens company , and her husband , Alf Bonner , closed with that company last Saturday night . Fern Melrose replaced Miss Bonner opening at the Eighth Avenue , New York , Monday night , after only a few days rehearsal .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PULCHRITUDE LOST OUT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

PULCHRITUDE LOST OUT CHICAGO , Dec . 7 . —Mrs . Alma Ashlock , known to theatergoers as Alma Youlin , has obtained a divorce from Frank L . Ashlock , who formerly was a hotel man in Kansas City . The decree was entered by Judge Gibbons . The charge was desertion . When she instituted her divorce proceedings , however , Miss Youlin said : It was just a youthful marriage and a mistake . I had rather not talk about Mr . Ashlock . He was very attractive and you know how girls are apt to place pulchritude and personality above all else . He was utterly without means to support me .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HERAS NOW BONIFACE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

HERAS NOW BONIFACE CHICAGO , Dec . 6 . —William Heras , manager of the Heras family of acrobats , has purchased the Victor House , which he intends converting into a home for the theatrical profession . Mr . Heras has transferred to his brother-in-law , Victor Heras , the management of the acrobatic act , and will confine his attention to the conducting of his new enterprise . The Victor House has for years been the gathering place of all theatrical orders . The house has been entirely remodeled and many late improvements have been installed . The Heras family have just concluded a successful season with the Ringling Bros . circus , and will shortly appear . pn the vaudeville stage .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
CLOWN ON STAGE DOOR [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

CLOWN ON STAGE DOOR CHICAGO , NOV . 3 . —Fred Bogardus , fifty-three years old , lately became the Garrick theaters stage door guardian . Bogardus , on account of his advanced age , had for months been searching for employment . At every place he applied for work he was informed that he was too old . Bogardus , in 76 , was a clown in Ringling Bros . circus .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
MARCOS RECOVER DAMAGES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

MARCOS RECOVER DAMAGES CHICAGO , Dec . 6 . —The damage suit recently brought by the Marco Twins against the Rock Island railroad has been settled out of court . The suit was the outgrowth of loss of work to the Marcos owing to the loss of their baggage by the railroad company .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
MRS . JACK GARDNER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

MRS . JACK GARDNER We present here a likeness of Mrs . Jack Gardner , leading lady of Happy Jack Gardners farce comedy company now appearing in vaudeville . With her husband she is now appearing in the East , but shortly after the New Year they will leave for the West to tour again the Sullivan &¦ Considine Circuit .

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Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
'FRISCO'S BIG BENEFIT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

FRISCOS BIG BENEFIT SAN F RANCISCO , Dec . 1 . —The tenth annual benefit for the Charity Fund of the San Francisco Theatrical Managers Association was given Friday afternoon , Nov . 24 , at the Columbia theater to a crowded house . There was not a vacant seat , save in the topmost gallery . In addition to the professional artists who volunteered their services was one amateur number which in point of excellence fell not a note below the mark—Miss Enid Gregg , assisted by Willard Barton , singing three songs from Barton s operetta , Shopping , in which she scored one of the hits of the afternoon . David Bispham , who had just reached town , sang Danny Deever , without omitting one heart breaking thrill , and in response to enthusiastic applause a Banjo Song . Another number of particular interest was the sketch Scoop , a realistic glimpse of newspaper life , cleverly presented by Ralph E . Renaud , the author , and A . Burt Wesner , Roy Clements and Viola Leach , the players from the...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
OSCAR HURTS BUSINESS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

OSCAR HURTS BUSINESS LONDON , NOV . 27 . —That Oscar Hammerstein with his new opera company has hurt business at Covent Garden is proven by the way the managers of that place are striving for business . They have imported Mathilde Kohessinska , the Russian dancer , as an attraction . She is living in semi-royal state at the Savoy hotel . In Russia she only dances by command of the czar and it is said that on this trip she is accompanied by a Grand Duke of Russia . She is the richest actress and dancer in the world , owning two palaces in Russia .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
TAKEN IN ITHICA [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

TAKEN IN ITHICA Recently there appeared at the Bitliken and Manhattan vaudeville theaters in Ithaca , N . Y „ Bud Clark , Margaret Herkimer , Edward G . Ford , Dolly Russell and Clifford Carr , who are pictured herewith , the names corresponding with the group reading from the bottom upwards . The picture was taken in front of their hotel .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
CHOOSERS DELIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

CHOOSERS DELIGHT By H . C . G . DO YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING EARLY A department store clerk Was starting for work , His wife said , Good-bye , bye , Adore . He said , Don t cry , Bess , Ill come back no less , For I may return never more . Hear , dear , the whistle is blowing , Sew up your tears , I am going . He kissed her where his mustache was growing , ,.,... And as he rode away he whistled this : Chorus Do your Christmas shopping early , girlie , Do it now or die . Do your Chirstmas shopping early , girlie , You can if you try . _ Do your Chirstmas shopping early , S irlie , , T It s best for you and I . I will come back to you girlie , If you do your shopping early , Buy and buy . the oi How to Preserve Beauty the Throat was not an article for Thanksgiving turkeys . Theater riots have introduced a new critic to N . Y . His name is Flying Missiles . Here s the bill of head-liners I m working with today , said a smalltime actor as he presented the following : Pat Hee , Ess &am...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
"MUTT & JEFF" CLEANING UP [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

MUTT & JEFF CLEANING UP The sensation of the season is the business which Gus Hill is doing with his four Mutt & Jeff compames . One show just ended a six weeks stay at the Globe , Chicago , and during the season will also play , in Breezeville , the Imperial , Crown , National , and open the new one , Victoria , on the North Side . In Boston , at the Globe , Mutt & Jeff , with Clint Wilson counting up , is anchored ior a run which bids fair to last two months more . On the night stands are two more shows , cleaning up with the cartoon play . Bud Fisher , creator of the Mutt & Jeff cartoons , plays the National , Boston , next week , on a $ 500 contract .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
INDIAN THANKSGIVINGS . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

INDIAN THANKSGIVINGS . One of the most unique and novel Thanksgiving entertainments was given by Princess Chinquilla , a Cheyenne Indian princess , at her home in New York City , in honor of Madam Toona and the Toona Indian company . During the feast Indian legends , stories and different customs were retold . After the feast Indian games were played , and it was only the call to duty that broke up the merry party . Neighbors were greatly interested , some venturing to call , but the company showed their desire to entertain in their own fashion , and excluded the visitors .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LONG RIDE FOR TURKEY . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

LONG RIDE FOR TURKEY . Corse Payton made the trip to his old home , Centerville , la ., to eat turkey with his mother Thanksgiving Day . He was back in time to audit the statements for capacity houses at his two stock company theaters , Newark and Brooklyn , for the same week .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
MRS . BARNES GETS DIVORCE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

MRS . BARNES GETS DIVORCE CHICAGO , Dec . 5 . —Mrs . Fred Barnes on Wednesday was awarded a decree of absolute divorce from her husband . The question of property rights and alimony were settled out of court .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
FIRE DAMAGES THEATER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

FIRE DAMAGES THEATER Last Monday week , at McAlester , Okla ., fire which totally destroyed the Mountain house , also damaged to a considerable extent the Busby theater where legitimate attractions find shelter .

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Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THEATER TO BE RAZED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

THEATER TO BE RAZED MILWAUKEE , Wis ., Dec . 4 . —The Gayety theater , formerly known as the Garrick and People s theaters , is to be torn down to make room for an addition to the Gimbel store .

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Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
GREAT LEON & CO . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

GREAT LEON & CO . Hindu Magic

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Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ST . LOUIS "HIPPO" HURTS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

ST . LOUIS HIPPO HURTS ST . LOUIS , Mo ., Dec . 4 . —Last week was a fairly profitable one for the theaters , and Thanksgiving Day gave them all a big boost . Since the Hippodrome theater opened with its 8 , 000 lights and a half circus and half vaudeville performance , the house has been crowded three times a day—and it seats 3 , 000 people . The price of admission is only 10 cents , and it requires the services of two stalwart policemen to keep the crowd in line between Walnut and Market streets from 1 to 10 p . m . The only theater which does not seem to have been affected by the opening of this new house with its unusual policy , is the Gayety , at 14 th and Locust streets , where capacity matinee and night crowds continue to be the rule . The Imperial theater closed about three week s ago , and it is common rumor that Havlins is running at a weekly loss which sometimes amounts to as much as $ 1 , 000 .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
POOR "PICKLES" AT REST [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

POOR PICKLES AT REST KNOXVILLE , Tenn , Dec . 1 . — Pickles , one of the best-known trained dogs in the United States , died here last night . He was owned by Fred Herbert , and had been a member of his troupe of canine actors for seventeen years . It is claimed that this dog was the originator of His Masters Voice picture , used by phonograph companies as an advertisement Pickles was always willing to work without coercion , and was general understudy for every dog with the company . The remains were encased in a box , lined with plush , and were shipped to Mr . Herbert s farm at Wyoming , Del ., where interment will be made .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
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