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LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 3 December 1920
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT Unclaimed and uncalled for mail only is listed here . THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS should not be used as a permanent mailing address , the N . V . A . having a lendid department for that purpose . Managers throughout the country , as well is booking offices and others , are urged to send all their dead letters to this office from time to time . We will sort and file them and publish the list . No letter is listed more than one time . In writing for a letter , be sure and allow Icnty ° f * me * or reach you on your route , and when convenient enclose Llf-addressed envelope . Do not write the N . V . A . for letters listed herewith . \ ddress THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , 1562 Broadway , New York , N .. Y . Alexander &amp; Mack As ! mry £ Ree d Atlios &amp; Keea mil Miss Leonette ( Care Heir for a Night ) Ihrlier , Miss Bessie S . rrv , Mr . Jos . J . j ^ esbn , Mr Herberta o c | l , A . &amp; L . nelnionts , Three lender &amp; Meehan Here . Mr - Ch...
ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM LOS ANGELES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 3 December 1920
ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM LOS ANGELES By WM . . H . CLINE LOS ANGELES , CAL ., Dec . 2 nd . Nelson Story , now at the Orpheum , is a home town product . His home is 3723 w u tn Hope Street , and he is a cousin of alter Storv . who owns the big-white nuilding at Sixth and Broadway , and his » r ° tlier , Byron T . Story , is treasurer of J ™ e Southern California Edison Company . p ° ! -y married his . partner in the act , •isie Clark , in Australia , and this is their nrst trip home since then—a sort of honeymoon . . •*• , Harry Foxs chambermaid chorus « ent big at the Orpheum this week till the ™ vie stars got a slant at the maids wonday night . Then the studio extras holding down the maids * jobs were identified for fair . Marven Morgan , ; who is . plaving a telephone girl at the Orpheum , this week- ~ - on that stage , that is—went out after the Monday matinee and had-her wonderful -. red hair bobbed . After all the rest of the women in the bill had exclaimed : Oh . why : did you do ...
I LIFE , LOVE AND HAPPINESS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 3 December 1920
I LIFE , LOVE AND HAPPINESS We come into this world , not knowing what it s all about , . And as we go along from year to year , we soon find out i Life s a funny proposition , with me you ., will agree ; Some are rich , somearc poor , but Life s - the same , you see . Lovct Ah ! llial s the thing thafs taught us by our Mother , The best teacher in all the world—there is no other . . Life with Love , they both go merrily together In sunshine and as well in dark and stormy . „ weather . . With Life and Love goes Happiness , things we all enjoy ; For these things come to . everyone , be it girl or boy . So , as through your Life you go , be Happy if you- can—A pleasant smile , a happy thought ; ne er bothered any man ! OWEN R . JONES .
N . V . A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 3 December 1920
N . V . A . NOTES An entertaining bill , made V up of N . V . A . members , was given at the Lighthouse , at 111 East 59 th Street , Monday evening , November 22 nd . Mr . Henry Chesterfield , Secretary of the National Vaudeville Artists , Inc ., some time ago had his attention called to this home for the blind , in connection with the case of an artist and an N . V . A . who had lost his eyesight . President W . I . Scandlin of the home ( also blind ) conducted Mr . Chesterfield through the many different departments , explaining the many trades and professions taught to . the inmates . In all of my life I cannot recall anything that impressed me so , said Mr . Chesterfield to a VAUDEVILLE NEWS correspondent . The wonderful and tremendous work done by these unfortunate people made me realize what ambition can really produce . I watched with great interest a blind stenographer take dictation . It was a sight which I shall never forget . I dictated a letter to her , and at her reques...
WITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . 'S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 3 December 1920
WITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . S These two little ladles are the charming daughters of Mr . and Mrs . Long Tack Sam , and the picture was made August 14 th last , when they took their first communion at the convent In Austria where they are attending school . They spent most of last winter at the club with their mother , while their father was playing the Orpheum Circuit , and at that time they attended the Public School on 46 th Street , near Sixth Avenue . Mrs . Long returned last Friday on the S . S . Kroonland and sent a Marconigram for a reservation at the club . Mr . Long was playing Keiths , Philadelphia , at the time , and the reunion took place at the club Sunday . The little girls are named Mina and Poldi , and will remain In school on the other side until next summer , when they will help their parents In London , where the father will be playing an engagement at the time .
N . V . A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 3 December 1920
N . V . A . Comrade , tell me why those letters on your coat you wear ; Do they represent an Order famous everywhcret Do those letters you are wearing stand for any secrecy ; Will you explain the meaning of the N . V . A . to met Thus spoke one man to another ; on the lane of old Broadway , He in turn said , Friend Ill tell you all about the N . V . A ., We ve no secrets in our Order , all we do is on the square ; Helping out a needy brother that is why that badge is there . Friendship is our heart s desire , as along through Life we drift , ¦ When one falls along the wayside , we extend our hands to lift . Honest dealing is our pass word , righteousness in all we do , That is why I proudly show these letters up to public view . Speaking good words of another that is part of our great plan , Making life a bit more pleasant , showing all thafs good in man . Always ready with assistance when it s meant for others good , Up above board in our dealings , acting just as all Men should . ...
} WIMMEN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 3 December 1920
} WIMMEN By Y . Y . Y . Mrs . Bobby Henshaw , who was cai [ . to Chicago recently to be at the bedsich ,: her mother , who underwent an operatioi returned last Sunday with the welc ™? news that her mother is now quite recoy ered . She said she was mighty glad , be home again to the N . V . A . —and Her Bobby . We didn t notice any scowk „ Bobby s face , either . 01 &gt; Fay Marbe , on her recent Bohemian Night appearance at the club , wore a j « t dress and bonnet to match . Here i = , young lady with physical charms and r , er . sonality , and all the girls around the club are predicting a great career for her . Grace Geneva Barker entertained at ( he Club on Thanksgiving . She had as guest * Miss Edith Ward , Mr . Gabriel Sulzer ar „ i Mr . Burling Hull . d The McKinnon Twins entertained at din . ner Thanksgiving day in their apartment 16 West 47 th Street . One or two of the guests seemed to suspect that a delicatessen dinner was in store for them , but after taking one b...
"MUSINGS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 3 December 1920
MUSINGS By JIMMY LYONS What a lot of men think they know about women can be written on a postage stamp with a paint brush . If every little movement has a meaning all its own , what does the Shimmie mean ? It s funny that the life of Reilly is usually enjoyed by a Cohen or Levy . Baldness don t necessarily signify haviuB an over-supply of brains . Many a soft head can be found beneath a stiff hat . Love at first sight may be strong , but hate at first sight is stronger . A new seventeen-fifty hand-me-down is better than a hundred-dollar secondhand . Ambition is half th ? battle won . He who always keeps praising himself &gt; s always ready to take an encore . A woman s last resort are tears .
LEADING CONTESTANTS IN RED HOT RACE FOR N . V . A . PRIZES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 December 1920
LEADING CONTESTANTS IN RED HOT RACE FOR N . V . A . PRIZES ELISABETH MAYNE 1 st . THERESA VALERIO 2 nd . MAE WILTON 3 rd . As the N .. V . A . membership campaign draws to a close interest in the contest among the women members for the five handsome prizes offered is at a white heat . The spectacular climb of Theresa Valerio froth among the also rans to second place was the big event of the third week of the contest . Vesta Wallace , who did not enter the contest until Thanksgiving Day , is now tied with Alma Grace for fifth place . There is only a difference of twelve applications between the first and fifth . contestants . Thereforey . it is anybody s race at this time and all contestants are working diligently . Some of them even took advertisements in the trade papers last week , urging their friends in the profession to help them . Around the club and in the vaudeville theatres the contest is almost the sole topic of conversation . The . . drive has-exceeded all expectations , ...
N . V . A . APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LAST WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 December 1920
N . V . A . APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LAST WEEK NAME PROPOSER &gt; Clara Barry Henry Chesterfield Evelyn Beresford Aileen Stanley Jim Bogard Peggy Valentine Billy Brown Theresa Valerio Harry Brown Theresa Valerio Lou Castleton Jules Flay Joe Diamond Elisabeth Mayne J . O . Donovan Aileen Stanley Charles E . Douglas Frank DAmore HarryEwing Billy Heins F . Marlon Fosdick Frank C . Joyce Jean Gibson C . S . Humphrey Reginald Goode Irving Southard Lew Gould Theresa Valerio Edgar L . Hocking Gloria Millard Burling Hull Elisabeth Mayne Margaret Kelter Arthur Kelter Chas . G . Kilpatrick J . Aldrich Libbey Jeanne Lacrosse Mae Wilton Joseph Leverne Olive Hill Clarence Mack Ida Maree Fern Mrs . Ada Marks Ida Maree Fern Adelaide Robinson Theresa Valerio Marie St . George Elisabeth Mayne Adeline Valerio Theresa Valerio Orvllle Whltledge Henry Chesterfield Fred Waddell Julia Rooney Mrs . Mae Waddell Julia Rooney Harry N . DeVerra KateMullini Alwllda Goldlnl Theresa Valerio Goldie Goldinl Th...
ONE OF THE FIVE - - - - by Lee Barth [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 December 1920
ONE OF THE FIVE - - - - by Lee Barth With a womans concern and fast pulsing heart And the hunger of fame in her breast , She stood quite immobile and gased at the gems , As they lay there peacefully at rest . . Dear God , give me energy and faith in my cause As for members I seek in this drive ; I care not for riches nvr palatial home , Just let me be one of the five ! How oft in my dreams have I ventured abroad And gased on the castles of old , Where legends were written and poets sang praise , And the sunsets were always pure gold . To be fair with Alladin and his famed mystic lamp , Id care naught if he now were alive ; I could feel myself wrapped in Celestial shrouds , If I could be one of the five ! Ill sidestep illusions and forge on ahead , N . V . A . s Ill enlist by the score . With a good iron will and a smile to back it , Ill work like I ne er worked before . A jewel on my bosom will be gleaming , My reward for the membership drive , A token to guard with envious lust—N ....
" THE LOST IS FOUND [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 December 1920
THE LOST IS FOUND The Ford Sisters complained to Assistant Manager Reed , of the Riverside , last week , that they had lost a $ 150 watch in the theatre . They lost it on Wednesday , and notified Mr . Reed on Saturday . The Riverside has a 100 per cent , record with reference to lost and stolen articles back stage , so Mr . Reed turned things upside down on Saturday and Sunday in an effort to recover the missing timepiece . The girls left after the show Sunday night to fill an out-of-town engagement . The same night Mr . Reed discovered the watch hidden beneath some debris in one corner of the Ford Sisters dressing room . He immediately sent it to them at the station as they were leaving . He is again boasting of the 100 per cent , record and exhibiting the following letter as proof of it : BUFFALO , N . Y ., Nov . 22 . My Dear Mr . Reed : I want to thank you very much for your kind interest regarding my watch . I was indeed surprised to know you had found it . I was very happy when...
HARKING BACK ! [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 December 1920
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N . V . A . SPORTITUS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 December 1920
N . V . A . SPORTITUS DRIVES &amp; PUTTS Golf is no longer considered a rich mans game , but it is still thought of pretty much as a sectional game , whose habitat is the effete East . The East , at any rate , has so considered- it . A New York newspaper takes occasion to show the error of that view according to the New Orleans States , which says : Taking as its text the National Open Championship Meet at Toledo some weeks ago . Of the seventy or more players who participated in that meet , nearly half of them came from the West . The fact is , of course , that golf is played all over the country . It knows neither section nor sex nor social station nor age . It is probably Played more in the West because there is more room to play it in , and western men , perhaps , have a bit more boyish vigor and the spirit of play . It really may become in time , as the quoted paper suggests , the national game ; it is certainly a close second now . The quality of •a Golf Club is known ...
CANADIAN MANAGER REMEMBERS AMERICAN THANKSGIVING DAY AND GIVES DINNER [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 December 1920
CANADIAN MANAGER REMEMBERS AMERICAN THANKSGIVING DAY AND GIVES DINNER N . K . Miller , manager of the Pantages Theatre , Toronto , did not forget America s Thanksgiving Day , even if that of the Dominion was celebrated some weeks ago , and the surprise party which he arranged for all the people playing the Pantages theatre during Thanksgiving week was not only a real spread , but was typical of the thoughtfulness of the man himself . N . K . kept It more or less a secret , and then , at the psychological moment , he Invited everyone to be his guest at dinner . It was a very informal affair and was thoroughly enjoyed . The menu Included baked rabbit pie , venison with currant jelly , roast turkey—and all the trimmings . The acts on the bill were the Aerial Butters , Lamyand Pearson , Harry Hayward and Company , Turner and Josselyn , Basil and Allen , and the Covane Troupe . The dinner was served between the matinee and evening performances . The above flashlight was taken while it wa...
LETTERS CONCERNING IMPROVED CONDITIONS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 December 1920
LETTERS CONCERNING IMPROVED CONDITIONS Artists Who Have Grievances of Any Kind are Invited to Write NEW CONDITIONS Waterbury , Conn ., November 20 , 1920 . Mr . E . F . Albee , Palace Theatre Building , New York City . Dear Sir : It is with great pleasure that I wish to bring to your attention a little incident that happened while playing the Poll Circuit . Last week , while playing Polis Palace Theatre in Springfield , Mass ., my dressing room was broken into , and my silk shirt and several other articles were stolen . The manager , Mr . Gordon Wrighter , did everything In his power to find the culprit , but was unsuccessful ; and without my asking him to make good , I was agreeably surprised this morning to receive a check covering the amount of my claim . It is not so much the money , but the spirit of brotherly love displayed by the manager . I have been in the profession a great many years and have lost things on several occasions , but this is the first time I was ever reimbur...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 December 1920
TBEW1WENWS Devoted exclusively to Vaudeville and all those connected with same . PUBLISHED FRIDAY OF EACH WEEK 1562 Broadway , New York City GLENN CONDON . Editor FREE . DISTRIBUTION The News is distributed free to arti s ts , managers , theatre employees and all others connected with Vaudeville in the United States and Canada . If vou find It impossible to obtain your Lpy through the theatres , write us and we will place your name on a separate mailing list . Artists who do not find copies available each week In the theatres they play are urged to notify us , giving name and theatre and date . NO ADVERTISING No advertising of any kind will be accepted for publication In The News . THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS does not assume responsibility for Individual contributions appearing In these columns , nor should statements appearing in same necessarily be taken as the policy of this paper or Its sponsors . Contributions of interest to the vaudeville world are solicited , but the full name and ad...
TOPICS OF THE DAY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 December 1920
TOPICS OF THE DAY Selected by TfeJiteiarvD ^ st PRODUCED BY TIMELY FUNS , INC . Distributed by Pathe AMUSING AUTOMOBILE l ACTUALITIES The person who does not own a car usually knows someone who does . Or motor cycles and jitney busses are ever present to provide transportation via the gasoline route . So , all those who have become accustomed to excuse dust recognize the humor of the- press- paragraphs about autos shown on the -motion picture screen in Topic s of the Day films .. The VAUDEVILLE NEWS has selected the following Topics to recall your joyful experiences while motoring : Say , old man , is my tire flat ? Well it s a little flat at the bottom , but the rest of . it is all right . —Judge . Papa , what dp you call a man who runs an automobile ? It depends on how-near , he comes to hitting me . —Houston Post . Answers by women applicants for auto driving licenses ; If your brakes don t work going down hill , what would you do ? Jump out and put a stone under the wheel . If y...