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IN CINCY I [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 5 November 1920
IN CINCY I CINCINNATI , O ., November 4 . Frank Matthews , of Matthews $ Ayres , abandoned , his vaudeville routing last Sunday night ( October 24 ) in Cincinnati after completing his engagement at Keith s here . Frank has not been in the best of health for some time and during the week he underwent a complete physical , examination conducted by Dr .-E . H . Thompson , who advised Frank to spend a few months resting . Ada Ayres ( Mrs . Matthews ) , it is mulerstood , - will continue working in a new act she has under , consideration .- • Princess Radjah is liable to set one of her pet snakes , on you , if you-, mention tights tri her ..- For the first time in her career slit \ vas forced ... to wear tights while playing Keith s , Cincinnati , last , week ( October 18 th ) .. i : Mayor . John Galvin , of Cincinnati , insists that , no bare legs or feet be exposed on the . stage in , his city , and the Princes had to obey , orders : from the City Hal ] , However ,, the Princess came t...
OUT FRISCO WAY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 5 November 1920
OUT FRISCO WAY .. - By JACK STRATTON SAN , FRANCISCO , November 4 . Maude . Powers and Vernon Wallace entertained Wallace s sister , Mrs . H . M . Hebli . e of Tucson , during , their engagement at the- Orpheum ., . : ;¦ , Sonia De Calve , prima donna with Anatol Friedland , celebrated her 20 th birthday at the Orpheum Oct . 27 th . Charles Henrys Pets combinedwith John F . Medbury , feature writer of the Call , in detecting the alleged bootleg ring which has figured prominently in local papers . Medhury described the dogs as booze hounds . Viola Weller , soubrette with Anatol Friedland , of the Orpheum » startled Powell Street- and local fashionable hotels by introducing a new painted-stockingiess leg fad , a la George White s Scandals . Roger Imhof , Hugh L . Conn and Marcclla Coreene were guests of Orpheum stage doorman Fred Sheldon , for dinner at his aristocratic little beach bungalow the evening of their arrival here for their Orpheum engagement . Anatol Friedland put the days...
IN THE LAND OF PRESIDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 5 November 1920
IN THE LAND OF PRESIDENTS By MILLICENT EASTER COLUMBUS O ., November 4 . This is a true story . Last week the expressman brought to Keith s . Theatre a huge box addressed to Princess Radjah and marked in blood-red letters , LIVE SNAKES . The box was given a , wide berth by the porters and cleaners , but the heroic . engineer , Ace Patterson , took charge of the : box and promised to guard it until Princess Radjah arrived Monday morning . Dick St r -Jphn , Assistant Manager at Keiths , explained to Mr . Patterson that he . did notneed to feed the snakes , as they had but one meal each year . But Mr . Patterson carefully ( and perhaps prayerfully ) slipped bits of fresh meat through the air-holes in the box . When Princess Radjah arrived . Monday morning the box was transferred : from the basement to her dressingroom , and the help and the incoming actor folk gathered in the hallway to see the beautiful Egyptian girl first meet her new pets . With her own strong hands she pried off , ...
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 5 November 1920
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT Unclaimed and uncalled for mail only is listed here . THE VAUDEVILLE Ni-. VVS should not be used as a permanent mailing address , the N . V . A . having , a nlendid department for that purpose . Managers throughout the country , as well as booking urhces and others , are urged to send all their dead letters to this nrlice from time to time . We will sort and file them and publish the list . No tetter is listed more than one time . In writing for a letter , be sure and allow nk-nty of time tor it to reach you on your route , and when convenient enclose lf-addressed envelope . Do not write the N . V . A . tor letters listed Iferewilh Address THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , 1562 Broadway . New York , N . Y . ,,, 1 , 011 , Mr . Billy ibbott . Miss Grace tbrams , Mr . George Minis , Mr . August £ * : «¦ : • „ « r w - iJains , Will S . ( Care of J . W . RaiisomeCo Aillcr , Mr . Chas . J . A . llc . - . Mr . Felix ( The Cuckoo , Co . ) Aillcr- Miss Flo \ crial Silvcrakes . ytlci...
"LOEW--LYONS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 5 November 1920
LOEW--LYONS By JIMMY LYONS - WACO , TEX ., October 25 , 1920 . The Ibeatrc and hotels are only a short walk from the depot . The Raleigh Hotel—the best in town—comes out openly , declaring it dont care for any theatrical trade . The Natatorium caters to the _ profession . The Densmorc is also a very nice place to stop at . The Nat has a wonderful swimming pool- for its guests , even supplying bathing suits to those % vho have none , and its rates are very reasonable . The eating bet here is Collins Cafeteria . The Raleigh . Grill is also very good . . The crew are a good sort and willing . The Manager a quiet but very able man , who greets you with a smile and tries to make your stay pleasant . This house has the latest matinee so far on the time—the first act not going on until 4 P . M . Pantages books the Hippodrome here—the former Loew . house—while the Loew show plays the Orpheum , the ex-Pan . house . Jim Reynolds , of the Pan . bill , has introduced Tom Kelly , Irish monologts...
PENCI LINGS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 5 November 1920
PENCI LINGS Ity J . ALDKtCH LTBBEY Conditions theatrically through Iowa , Wiscrnksiii , Indiana and Michigan , arc of the best . Up-to-the-minute feature fdms , vaudeville and road attractions , arc all vicing with each other . Howard s Ponies , an excellent animal spectacle , is again setting the pace in this section . Mr . and Mrs . Howard arc loyal N . V . A . s and anxiously await the arrival of THE VAUDEVILLLE NEWS each week . One of the prayers- sent into space by innumerable members of the profess-on : Oh , Lord . change soon the schedule of the trains . . The election was a great success . No greater arugment could he made for prohibition than the orderly conduct of the campaign . The odor of liquor was absent , likewise the corner bar room politics . Words cannot express my feelings for the reception accorded me by the Loyal Order of MOOFC , Lodge No . 50 , of Grand Rapids , while playing the Temple Theatre here . On Saturday of my engagement , the Lodge attended the theatr...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 5 November 1920
October 31 , 1920 . Editor VAUDEVILLE NEWS , City . Dear Sir : Heres one you can have for nothing ! Written upon the sinking without warning of my first * Broadway show five years ago : // the show had only run , Think of all the things V done . Had some clothes and paid my bills , Seen life right and had some thrills . There d been no lobbies sneaking by . A r o landlords zvith fishy eye ; Just a lot of peace , and more Worldly good than e er before , Lots of prestige , lots of fame , — Many more things I could name . But noxv—the money s coming slow—Why the deuce did they close that show ! Sincerely yours , LEN D . HOLLISTER .
N . v . A ; fO ^ NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 5 November 1920
N . v . A ; fO ^ NOTES Walter ( Merciless Truths ) \ Winchell , of Winchell &amp; Green , returned to the city after an absence of . nearly eighteen months . The team has just completed a tour of the Pantages and Western Vaudeville Association circuits . From personal . observation , we are of . the opinion that Walter seemed very glad to return to his hum town , arid the club , and renew acquaintance with the many friends he left behind when he took Horace Greeley s advice to Go West . ; , Frank Grace arid Johnny Berkes arc now appearing atop the Century roof . This well know team was with Sinb-d - four seasons and Frankie . it will be remembered , was one of the features of the N .. V , A , ball team during the past ¦ summer .- ..--,... .- . -- •¦ - - ¦ ! . • .:, ; - ¦ ? . r - ri Harry . Delmar , 61 the Hack ett &amp; Delmar Revue ; took advantage of a brief-lay off recently and visited his mother in St . Louis . The visit was the first they have had iri several ye...
WITH THE JUNIOR N . VTA 7 S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 5 November 1920
WITH THE JUNIOR N . VTA 7 S A story is hardly necessary with the above remarkable family group . You all know Jack Inglis and his good wife , known professionally as Mary Reading . From left to right well label the flock of Junior N . V . A . s as follows : Edward , aged 9 ; Geraldlne , aged ZVz \ Baby Marie , aged 14 months , and Jack , Jr ., will be 6 on Turkey Day this month . Jack claims that this is the biggest bunch of Juniors on record . Should anyone dispute this claim , let them step forward or forever after keep silent . When a year old Edward won the vaudeville popular baby contest . Jack , Jr ., is already doing his father s mit act In amateur theatricals . The two little girls claim that their papa is the funniest man In the world—and they should know . Mrs . Inglis left the stage several years ago and Is now billed as general manager and agent for the above quartette .
ELKS HONOR AL . DARLIN 6 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 5 November 1920
ELKS HONOR AL . DARLIN 6 By WALT WINCHELL Sunday , October 31 st , was a great night in theatredom , with Bohemian Night at the N . V . A . Club— E . F . Albee Night at the Friars and Al . Darling Night at the B . P . O . Elks No . 1 , in New York City . When Esquire Jack Lewis introduced Brother Al . Darling to the 2 , 000 or more Elks who came to pay him tribute , deafening -applause greeted the well-known Bronx vaudeville manager for three ¦ minutes . He responded with a brief speech , giving unstinted praise to the artists who appeared before him . He said in part : To the National Vaudeville Artists , its members , its executives and its founder goes all the credit for this glorious night . I am indeed proud of those wbo came here to-night . My throat is choked with the joy of knowing that this night has been a success , and to the N . V . A . members I am proud to acknowledge my heartfelt thanks . President Samuel Gompers , of the Federation of Labor was discovered in one of t...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 12 November 1920
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THE POET LAUREATE | [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 12 November 1920
THE POET LAUREATE | You all know Owen Jones of Wiu .-n , , Sullivan s office and youll all agree a he is just about the very best piano M JI and all around accompanist in ca &lt; 4 n , and a very likable chap in every wa \&lt; I , you never even imagined that he tuas q n ; u of poetry . Yes siree , and from nco J and henceforth , Owen shall be ; , „„ , „ throughout the length and breadth or « , land as the poet laureate of the N . \&gt; J ! Webster s definition of laureate is an Da cer in the royal household appointed to com Pose annually an ode for the king s birtiutrl and other suitable occasions . You w \ n notice by the following that Owen has gonc the king s poet one better and writtc , two . . OUR SECRETARY H—ello friends , youll hear him say , E—ven though its night or day ; cV—eer a cross word or a frown , R—ight on the job , always around—Y—our troubles and cares , he always shares C—ome right in , glad to see you , H—jenry will say , tell me , how b...
I HARKING BACK ! [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 12 November 1920
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IF YOU WERE TO DIE TODAY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 12 November 1920
IF YOU WERE TO DIE TODAY Supposing you knew you were to die today . What would be your chief thought ? It would be of your family , of those near and dear to you , wouldnt it ? Of course . And if you knew that at your death you would not leave a sufficient estate to pay the funeral expenses and provide for the temporary needs of your dependents , you wouldn t die happy , would you ? Of course not . Well , this is not a pleasant subject , and unfortunately none of us know when we are going to pass away , but just the same , each one of us WILL die , some time . Supposing , though , you DID know you were going to die today , and someone came to you and told you for a $ 10 s bill they would provide $ 1 , 000 for your dependents immediately upon your death . You would consider that person a benefactor and a mighty good friend , wouldnt you ? Certainly you would . But of course you re not going to die today and you hope , and we hope , that you will live to a ripe old age . But is that a...
VAN HOVEN'S SCREED [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 12 November 1920
VAN HOVENS SCREED SHEFFIELD , ENGLAND , October 31 , 1920 . Editor VAUDEVILLE NEWS , New York City , U . S . A . Dear Sir : Ive been in England and on the Continent now . for over five years and am booked for the biggest part of seven more . It all sounds like a fairy tale , but it s true . As for acts intending coming over here , all I can say is to have something new and if someone over here makes a hit in your line , don t jump all over them . You re simply too late . For once in over here , the number two hasnt a chance . The country is so small that your act is seen in so many places in so short a time that they want you back again and again , and refuse to have anybody else in your line , and you grow new to them instead of old . But if you have an act on your own , come over . Now listen . The trains are little ones compared to ours , but for speed , we are snails in comparison . They do everything but leave the rails . They nearly fly . The carriages are wonderful while the ...
TO A CHILD WHO INQUIRES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 12 November 1920
TO A CHILD WHO INQUIRES To me human love is almost divineChildren are like white Lillies and their souls are clean to receive the truth , says Madame Olga Petrova in speaking of her well-known poem , To a Child Who Inquires , A mother commits a crime who adheres to the stork and the rose bush . story . The poem follows : TO A CHILD WHO INQUIRES . How did you come to me , my sweet ? .. From the land that no man knows ! Did Mr . Stork bring you on his wings ? Were you born in the heart of a rose ? Did an angel fly with you down from the skyf Were you found in a gooseberry patch ! Did a fairy bring you from fairyland To my door—that was left on a latch ? No—My darling was born of a wonderM love , A love that was Daddy s and mine . A love that washuman , but deep ani profound , A love that was almost divine . Do you remember sweetheart , when we went to the eoo ? And we saw that big bear with a grouch ! And the tigers and the lions , and that tali kangaroo That carried her babes in a po...
^ S AMUEL GOMPERS AND N . V . A . ARTISTS AT EVENT IN ELKDOM [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 12 November 1920
^ S AMUEL GOMPERS AND N . V . A . ARTISTS AT EVENT IN ELKDOM One of the greatest of many areat affairs at the club house of B . P . O . Elks , Lodge No . 1 , New York City , was Al Darling night on Sunday , October 31 . Manager Darling of the Royal Theatre in the Bronx , was honored by a crowd that filled the spacious grand lodge room to overflowing . Some of the best known people In the theatrical world were present . Fourteen headline vaudeville acts—all loyal members of the N . V . A . —took part In the entertainment and Mr . Darling , In his opening speech , paid a tribute to the artists and the N . V . A . for their assistance In making the event such a huge success . Samuel Gompers , president of the American Federation of Labor , was among the prominent guests . He . had his picture taken with Mr . Darling and the performers on the bill . They are shown grouped on the stage in the above flashlight picture .
I THE TROUBLES OF AN ORCHESTRA LEADER [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 12 November 1920
I THE TROUBLES OF AN ORCHESTRA LEADER (/¦ rem the Denver Times , Saturday , October 23 , 1920 ) Denver s leading interpreter of hieroglyphics is Oswald Richter , the genial conductor of the orchestra in the Orpheum Theater , a man who is , indeed , as familiar to the people of Denver as the popular house itself . Vaudeville performers carry with them their musical accompaniments , usually scrawled with a pen and interpolated from beginning to end with directions to the conductor . A real legible one looks as if ? cat had been walking on- it with ink on its paws—and how , in the name of Allah , Oswald Richter or anybody else can make ? nything out of it is a question for the intellectuals . However , we all know that he does . It is his business , and he does it Weil . With time , pitch , melody and every dement of music sacrificed on the altar of syncopation , it takes rare combination of Suesswork , observation , study , personality and a score of other things to keep the work goin...