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TWO NEW ONES . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
TWO NEW ONES . ALBANY , N . Y ., Dec . 2 . —The Pilar Morin Co . has been incorporated here with a capital stock of $ 10 , 000 . Its object is to provide instruction in both the legitimate drama and vaudeville . The Audobon Construction Co . is another new one , with a capital stock of $ 150 , 000 . It purposes to engage in the theatrical business in conjunction with its real estate business . Both companies will do business in New York City .
NEW ONE FOR SIOUX FALLS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
NEW ONE FOR SIOUX FALLS Sioux FALLS , S . D ., Dec . 4 . —The Shriners of this city have purchased a lot of ground and will at once start the erection of a new temple . A theater will occupy a portion of this building . It will have a seating capacity of 1 , 500 , and the stage will have a proscenium opening of 50 feet .
VAUDEVILLE ON ISLAND [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
VAUDEVILLE ON ISLAND Percy G . Williams and twenty-one vaudeville acts gave the prisoners on Blackwell s Island a Thanksgiving treat in the shape of a huge vaudeville show . The entire orchestras of the Colonial and Alhambra theaters were taken along so that every cue and strain of incidental music could be properly rendered . Mr . Williams was accompanied by his wife and he was immediately elected official announcer of the show . After the show had been given before nearly 1 , 500 prisoners , Mr . Williams presented ^ every male prisoner with one of his choice Havana cigars and the female prisoners with a box of candy . Among those who took part in the show were Lillian Russell , Andrew Mack , Lillian Shaw , Jos . Howard and Mabel McCane , Walter C . Kelly , Laddie Cliff , Al . Jolson , Harry Fox and the Millership Sisters , Jack Norworth , Leon Rogee , Lyons &amp; Yosco , Bison City Four , Ashley &amp; Lee , Wynn &amp; Russon , Victoria Four , Courtney Sist...
NO MORE SUNDAY SHOWS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
NO MORE SUNDAY SHOWS AUSTIN , Tex ., Dec . 4 . —The State Court of Criminal Appeals has handed down a decision that it is illegal to give moving picture shows on Sundays in any city or town of Texas . FORT WORTH , Tex ., Dec . 4 . —Eleven managers and proprietors of vaudeville theaters and moving picture houses were acquitted in the police court Wednesday by a jury that was out only ten minutes . They were charged with Sunday opening on November 19 and 26 . • All the cases were tried as one . This makes the third jury to try them , the two previous trials resulting in hung juries . . Two or three ministers were asked to serve on the jury , but took advantage of their exemption by their right of calling .
THEATER TO BE ENLARGED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
THEATER TO BE ENLARGED NIAGARA FALLS , N . Y ., Dec . 4 . —A . C . Hayman , manager of the Arcade theater , has closed a deal for the purchase of the building for the Arcade Theater Co ., which has been incorporated with a capital stock of $ 200 , 000 . The whole house will be remodeled , the seating capacity brought up to 2 , 000 , and the stage made large enough to hold any production . The new theater will be built on the lines of the Teck , in Buffalo . Work will be started on the exterior at once , but the performances will not be interfered with at present . The house will close from Feb . 15 until April 15 .
PROMENADE VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
PROMENADE VAUDEVILLE Nate Fenton is rushing work on his new Pekin restaurant , situated at the 47 th street point of Times Square . He announces that promenade vaudeville will be installed there , and that the best of vaudeville acts will be played . This will be known as The Show Under the Clock , and he expects to make the show stand out so prominently that it will be the talk of the town .
"THE PEARL MAIDEN " [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
THE PEARL MAIDEN Jefferson De Angelis is to be the star in The Pearl Maiden , a new musical comedy by Anthony &amp; Kalles . Violet Dale , Lora Lieb and Charles Prince will also be in the cast . The authors are financing the new offering , and hope that it will have a long and prosperous run on the sunny side of Broadway .
BIG SHOW THIS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
BIG SHOW THIS LONDON , Eng ., Dec . 4 . —A remarkable spectacle is promised for the carnival of the Three Arts Club , to be held at Royal Albert Hall on Dec . 20 . Four thousand peoole will dance in an artificial snowstorm , to the music of Corelli Wihdeatt s band of 120 performers . At a set hour Father Christmas , impersonated by a leading London actor , will make a state entry upon a sleigh , drawn by fairies , and distribute costly souvenirs to the ladies . The whole hall will be decorated with green upon a white ground , and the great organ will be hidden by snowladen trees .
THE STORK MAKES HASTE . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
THE STORK MAKES HASTE . Mrs . Fred Pisano , known as Kittie Bingham , presented her husband with a seven-pound baby girl shortly after her arrival at the hotel in New Britain , Conn ., on Thanksgiving night , Nov . 30 . She had played at Keeney s theater the same evening , with her husband , as a member of the team of Pisano &amp; Bingham . Mrs . Pisano acquired a lot of newspaper notoriety last Christmas when she gave birth to a baby girl in a dressing room in the Hub theater , Boston .
ELKS GIVE BIG BALL [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
ELKS GIVE BIG BALL The annual charity ball of New York Lodge No . 1 , B . P . O . E ., was held on Nov . 29 , and was a big success . Over five thousand people attended , and it is expected that $ 15 , 000 will be realized for the sick and needy . The ball was given at the new clubhouse of the Elks , and the crowd was such a large one that the billiard and card rooms had to be converted into temporary dining rooms in addition to the regular restaurant and grillroom .
DOING SOME TRAVELING [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
DOING SOME TRAVELING Bright Eyes , with Cecil Lean and Florence Holbrook , is now starting upon the second lap of its 25-000-mile tour , which Jos . M . Gaites has mapped out for them this season . They have already covered the Pacific Coast and are now wending their way eastward . They will spend Christmas week in Denver and will then go into Southern territory for the remainder of the winter . The tour is the longest , probably , ever made by a musical company .
ZELDA SEARS' NEW PLAY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
ZELDA SEARS NEW PLAY Under the management of Joseph M . Gaites , Zelda Sears is now appearing in a new American comedy , entitled Standing Pat . It is the work of Bayard Veiller . Mr . Gaites has surrounded Miss Sears with an exceptional cast , including William McVey , Eric Blind , Thomas Tobin , Jr ., Ruth Chatterton , Milton Sills , Frederick Burton and Mary Mersch . The piece was staged by Fred G . Latham .
ACTORS WILL EAT FREE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
ACTORS WILL EAT FREE CHICAGO , Dec . 4 . —The entertainment and ball of the company playing at the LaSalle opera house will take place on Dec . 12 . It will be under the direction of the members of the Louisiana ^ Lou company . No admission fee will be charged to members of the profession playing in this city that week , and they will be banqueted by their fellow thespians .
MUST TAKE BARRY BACK [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
MUST TAKE BARRY BACK The Players , a New York theatrical club , have been ordered by the New York courts to reinstate Richard Barry , an author , who was expelled from that organization for writing an article reflecting on the dramatic profession . Lower courts sustained the action of- the club in expelling him , but this has been reversed by the Appellate Court .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
JEALOUS LOVER SHOOTS riar STOCKTON , Cal ., Wo v . &amp; . —Urover - ris shot and seriously injured Myrtle Motz , a dancing girl of the Savoy theater , on last Friday . He then turned the weapon on himself and fired a bullet into his temple , dying instantly . The girl was taken to the hospital and is in a serious condition .
SHE'S A FORTUNE HUNTER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
SHES A FORTUNE HUNTER This girl is the daughter of John P . Hill , long associated in the active direction of the White Rats . In private life she is Mrs . Avon Breyer , and she is known to the stage as Laura Katherine Hill . Both she and her husband are members of The Fortune Hunter company , in which Fred Niblo , ex-Big Chief of the Rats , is starring on the Pacific Coast .
A NEW WHITE HOPE . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
A NEW WHITE HOPE . Al . Friend , of Friend &amp; Downing , won a boxing bout from Teddy L . Benn in London , England , a short time ago , he being declared the victor after the fifth round . Now the winner has been challenged by Harry Fox , of Gilday &amp; Fox . Friend &amp; Downing are big favorites in England , and are now rehearsing for a pantomime , which will open on Boxing Day , Dec . 26 .
NEW HOUSE DOESN'T HURT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
NEW HOUSE DOESNT HURT ALLENTOWN , Pa ., Dec . 4 . —The Orpheum theater here , under the management of George Carr , is playing to capacity business with five acts of vaudeville and pictures . The new Noflaw theater , which opened last week , also playing five acts and pictures , is doing nicely , but does not seem to have affected the Orpheum .
BIG HOLIDAY DINNER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
BIG HOLIDAY DINNER TERRE HAUTE , Ind ., Dec . 1 . —Al . G . Fields gave the members of his minstrel company a big Thanksgiving dinner yesterday . The chef of the private car had • a bill of fare that would compare favorably with the finest hotel in the country . Bert Perry was a guest of Bert Swor for the day and he writes glowingly of the treatment that Mr . Fields gives to his company .