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CHRISTMAS AT THE N . V . A [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

CHRISTMAS AT THE N . V . A On Christmas night , December 25 th , beginning at 9 . 30 o clock , open house will prevail at the N . V . A . Club , 229 West 46 th , Street , New York City . All members are requested to invite their vaudeville acquaintances and friends to the reception and special buffet luncheon which will be served gratis throughout the evening . Every vaudeville artist in New York on Christmas day is invited—non-members included . Printed invitations can be had from any vaudeville manager , or at the N . V . A . Club and the office of this paper , 1562 Broadway . The dancing will begin at 9 p . m . The special Christmas dinner will be served as usual in the dining rooms from noon to 8 . 30 p . m . Christmas Day . • A beautifully decorated Christmas tree will be put up in the sun parlor of the club , to radiate the Holiday spirit until the New Year is ushered in . As a reminder , reservations for New Year s Eve should be sent at once to Manager William Hurlburt at the...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ST . LOUIS , MO . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

ST . LOUIS , MO . By GEO . W . GAMBRILL ST . LOUIS , MO ., December 15 . A robbery , one of the most daring ever committed in this city , took place Monday night in the office of the Grand Opera House ( Junior Orpheum ) here , when two bandits held up Elmer E . Fretz , treasurer and assistant manager , and threatened to blow up the theatre with the contents of a bottle , which they said , contained nitroglycerine , should Fretz fail to open the office safe . At the time , the house was filled to capacity . The robbers obtained $ 4 , 000 , the Sunday and Saturday receipts . According to a report , the bandits sat in the theatre during the performance , and when Fretz left the box-office with the receipts , they left the theatre and stood in the lobby . Fretz , after placing the money in the safe , started downstairs , and was met by the two men who demanded that he return to the office with them and open the safe . Fretz fumbled with the combination , and when he said that he could n...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HARKING BACK 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

HARKING BACK 1 Tony Pastor s 14 th Street Theatre ,.- • PROGRAMME aJIorLd-ay © eto * ber etli . 190 C AND At-L Ttil W « B * . The Pio [ iimme will iun » oeailon rrujr dtmind ind li xtojict to chincc . — -CACHACT UWHWWH II CUD limWIP OH THE tTMI Tills Week the Profrmmme will lodude the following Features and such Extra Turns as majr be addedMONTGOMERY and STONE ~ Corned / . Dane Ins ; and Cake . Walking . . * STINE and EVANS - -: ilmlnJ . * itMaBj MiM Olltf-Km . a In IMrUUii > uc « M fejJoi . Ilurnin Warned A Dlvarce . Miss EMMA- OARUS l * dr R . riloM LYONS ftnd CROWLEY -, • t »< i » I P » rMU . udPuBRj Slwfe .. THE RUBY SISTERS rinincSirt-ftmiMlArlblicVirittr . . .. J . KNOZ GAVIN and JENNIE PLATT I . ih . 0 , ptT ( . >•»¦ . » . FOSTELLE and EMMETT Nuih ^ l Cvnwdy . -Alrliht Alriikt . BIOKNELL PM Makl tUtrt . BELLE HATHA WAYS Acwti . U ; « J UjaiMtlc BABOON 9 AND MONKEYS BABBETT and LEARNED Csaiif SkMtb , A VWt 1 ° tli . WUmr .- OLAYTON and pESHON ~...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO HIS AGENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO HIS AGENT By ARTHUR TERRY OSHKOSH , WIS ., December 6 . Friend Lew : When you write me a letter you better address it somewhere in America , cause I never did hear the names of some of these towns up here . I suppose they got a record of em in Washington , D . C . but it would be an awful job to look , it up . One good thing the feller that runs this circuit aint goin to cut our salary during Christmas week . Yours truly , ARTHUR TERRY .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HOW A NEW MEMBER FEELS ABOUT IT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

HOW A NEW MEMBER FEELS ABOUT IT Chicago , 111 ., November 17 , 1920 . J . Aldrich Libbey , Chicago , 111 . My dear Libbey : I am enclosing my application for membership in the National Vaudeville Artists , Inc . I will consider it an HONOR to belong to an organization that has done so much for the vaudeville artist all over the world . Anything that I can do for the welfare and betterment of the organization and its members in the future , by my work , and by boosting , I will be ready to do . Respectfully , CHARLES G . KILPATRICK .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
DEATH TO MRS . LOVETT AT HOUSTON IS BLOW TO ALL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

DEATH TO MRS . LOVETT AT HOUSTON IS BLOW TO ALL HOUSTON , TEXAS , December 4 . Zenda , wife of George Lovett , and the mind reader in Lovetts well known act , Concentration , headlining the bill at the Majestic here , died- this morning at 5 : 2 U o clock . Mr . Lovett is heart-broken and his grief is shared by all members of the bill , who had known Mrs . Lovett as a kindhearted woman , a friend to all , and-a real artist . Eight members of this bill-were initiated into the B . P . O . Elks at Galveston last week . Joe . Darcey was given the second degree . . • ,,. • , • • • The writer will have ( hree new men ] bers for the N . V . A . next week .- I v , s the club lots of success . ¦ . . JACK-HARi .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
N . V . A . SPORT 1 TUS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

N . V . A . SPORT 1 TUS I DRIVES & PUTTS Charles Leonard Fletcher , the , leau of the N . V . A . Golf contituency , informs this column that he wishes to express his Xmas \ nii New Years greetings to the i & fitus clan through THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS . Mr . Fletcher also sent us the following g 0 lf admonitions and suggestions : The best I can wish you all is . far New Yearl Dont forget • hese three fundamental principles the game : BACK SLOW ; HEAD STILL ; FOLLOW THROUGH . He who swings and lifts his dome Had tetter quit and start back home : If you / top your tee shot Don t say things you orter not ! i I am reminded of the following squib written by Grantland Rice , pens Mr . Fletcher : Of all sad words that break and twist Boy , hand me a niblick , heads the list . The par of the average golf course is 72 . If you only get a 94 it means you have made 22 mistakes . If you make 22 mistakes in a round , why isnt your caddie en : titled to make two or three ? Am ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
AND WHAT IF HE DID ? [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

AND WHAT IF HE DID ? The preacher who stated he would banish all forms of amusements on theJSabbath , neglected to include fishing .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THIS HOUSE " DARK" FOR 1 , 200 YEARS ! [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

THIS HOUSE DARK FOR 1 , 200 YEARS ! The above Interesting snapshot was taken by the globe-trotting artist , Edgar L . Hocking , formerly known In vaudeville as Les H . King , of the team of King & Millard , who appeared In the sketch , A Pair of Liars . Mr . Hocking writes concerning the snapshot , as follows : This is a picture of the Theatre Heroditus Atticus In Athens , Greece . They havent had an attraction there for some time—about 1 , 200 years or so , the reason being that all the managers , actors and agents formerly with the theatre , have gone to a place on the other side of the river called the Styx , and as nobody seems to be able to bring them back , they must be doing better where they are . One thing I noticed was that there is an underground passage leading to another theatre a little way along the same road called the Bacchus Theatre , almost proving that the poor actors must have had to play two houses in one night . Whether they got extra pay for this ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ON THE BANKS OF THE WABASH [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

ON THE BANKS OF THE WABASH By KAL LAFAYETTE , IND ., Dec . 7 . The Family Theatre here put over two great bills of seven acts each last week , running ¦ two . shows a day and with very fine success . The shows were genuine big timers and although the town is small and the first time it has ever witnessed . shows of this calibre everyone spoke highly of them . Such well-known artists were on the bills as : —Mazie King and Harry Ormond , Valentine Vox , Edna Aug , Dunbar s Old Time Darkies , Eddie Carr and Company , Davigneau s Celestials , and Swain and Ostman . This was the first half s program . The latter three days held such as Lee and Cranston , Patches a Will Harris act , Cleveland and Dowrey , Gilbert & Saul , Cato S . Keith and Company in Pretty Soft , Frances Doherty and The Three Lees . The management of the theatre did all in their power to make the engagement one that was pleasant , and from the artist s standpoint it was , for each one spoke highly of the fin...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LETTERS CONCERNING IMPROVED CONDITIONS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

LETTERS CONCERNING IMPROVED CONDITIONS Artists Who Have Grievances of Any Kind are invited to Write HIS DUES NOT PAID November 30 , 1920 , 1563 Park Place , Brooklyn , N . Y . Mr . E . F . Albee , Dear Sir : Excuse the liberties I take in writing to you to see if you can give my mother any assistance . I ve read of your help to the actors widows so I m going to ask of you a little help for my mother . My brother was a former actor on the B . F . Keith circuit , and came home from the west in July and died two months ago . He left mother nothing but back bills and doctor bills to pay and with the kindness of Mr . Chesterfield , the N . V . A . helped bury him . My mother is a widow and -crippled and depends upon myself for suport so if you can help her I know you will and if you cannot would it be too much trouble to ask you for the address of my brothers former partners . Hoping this will be no trouble to you and awaiting an early reply , I am , Sincerely yours , ALICE KERRIGAN . P ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
TOPICS OF THE DAY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

TOPICS OF THE DAY Selected by TteJjteR ^ Dgpst PRODUCED BY TIMELY FILMS . IRC . Distributed by Pathe CHRISTMAS SPIRIT With the spirit of Christmas in the air , we are all getting ready for the festive day in one way or another . Lets take a shopping trip with the newspaper paragraphers . We start down the main street on our Christmas shopping tour and there s—The chestnut roasters : whistle at the corner , telling you that the worms are done . — : New York Evening Mail . and , a ^ ittle later , we smile on hearing this——Old lady , after waiting , in . a confectionery store for ten minutes ,, growing ^ impatient : Here , young lady , who waits on the nuts ? —Everybody s Magazine . and a little further down the street One local store has a number of . Christmas cards all decorated . with fringe and finger marks . —North Adams ( Mass . ) Herald . and near the ladies glove counter you nudge your nearest companion on hearing this Husband : Come along ! Keeping me here . standing like a f...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EDITORIAL I [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

EDITORIAL I NEWS THAT IS NEWS Coment has been made by someone with the best interests of the publication at heart , that THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS does not carry enough- news —that there have been too many poems and literary effusions in our columns of late . We appreciate constructive criticism and are always , open to suggestions for improvement hut in this case the critic , in our opinion , is not fully cognizant of our mission , policies and limitar lions . This paper was started for the sole purpose of assisting in the great co-operative , movement to better conditions in vaudeville . We did not have then , nor have we now , any intention of competing with any of the- » regular trade publications . This is not a _ newspaper so much as it is an intimate , personal organ for the dissemination of information tending to upleft and benefit vaudeville . If , by giving space to worthy literary efforts of artists , we can encourage them in their ambitions along this \ line , we will have ful...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
FAMOUS SHAKES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

FAMOUS SHAKES AMERICAN ACTS ON PARISIAN VAUDEVILLE BILL Hand . , Shimmy . Milk , —a leg .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

TH * W ,DWENEWS pevoted 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 artists , managers , theatre employees and L || others connected with Vaudeville in the United States and Canada . If Lou find it impossible to obtain your ; 0 py 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 an...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

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Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE ^ [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE ^ HARRY MASTERS HELEN STOREY A . C . ASTOR HAZEL HARRINGTON I can recall no happier incident than one at the Garrick Theatre in Wilmington recently . It was our break in week . We arrived in that * city one day before the opening . .. ; IjThe company , including myself ,- were more or less nervous about the initial performance . We decided upon a dress rehearsal . The stage crew happened around , and they hung the scenery . gave us all the effects needed , and did numerous favors . All of this for us , on a Sunday , their day of rest . I shall never forget that favor . Their kindness was a sample of the N . V . A . and V . M . P . A . harmony that prevails in vaudeville today . It is only recently that I entered Vaudeville . Previously I was in musical comedy , but I love Vaudeville . For a long time I only knew of the N . V . A . Club as a building , but since coming to town I cannot keep away from it . Just think , it only costs me ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

PERSONALITIES The management of B . F . Keith s Theatre in Syracuse , N . Y ., can well afford to be proud of their publicity stunts which are causing much comment . Their very latest innovation is a letter which is addressed personally to each guest at the Onondaga hotel in that city . The letter tells m detail of the beautiful theatre , its magnificence , appointments of comfort and perfection of entertainment Two hours after registration at the Onondaga , the guest is the recipient of one of these reminders that B . F . Keiths Theatre bids him welcome and is only around the corner . The letter concludes : If you cannot see the performance , may we not take you through ? Our guides are at your ¦ service . The guest immediatel y feels he will be missing something if he ignores the letter . The VAUDEVILLE NEWS is dandy . It is appreciated by all down here , writes A . M . Vogel , manager of Loew s Theatre in Knoxville , Tenn . John Connery , at present appearing in vaudeville with B...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
IN THE LAND OF PRESIDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 December 1920

IN THE LAND OF PRESIDENTS By . MILLICENT EASTER COLUMBUS , OHIO , Dec . 7 . Hermine Shones new act , The New Moon , was well liked here . It was only eight months since Miss Shone clayed Columbus in Peggy OBrien . Miss Shones brother , Dan , came over from Pittsburgh to spend the week-end . Frank Browne , the xylophonist , who appeared here for the first time , goes on record that Milwaukee , bis home town , is more prosperous and famous than everproving it does not depend on a certain beverage for fame . Josie Heather , back after eight years absence , found a warm welcome . Miss Gene Ford , widow of Lew Madden , came in for a headline human interest story in the Citizen . Karl Karey , in Musical Cartoons , is having everything his own way , for this is a college town—and the students are quick to recognize a fellow student as Mr . Karey is a California University man who made thousands of soldier friends for his tireless work in camp and on the field . Mr . Karey is paying his fir...

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