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HATS OFF , LADIES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
HATS OFF , LADIES BERLIN , Jan . 1 . —The police president of this city has just issued an order to the manager of all theaters which will make them liable to a fine of $ 25 if they allow women to keep their hats on in any part of a theater . It has long been customary for women , sitting in the stalls and balconies , to remove their head coverings , but those sitting in the boxes usually kept their hats on . The police official states that he is issuing this order in order to preserve public peace inasmuch as the wearing of large hats has led to many altercations . The women who wear the hats will be guilty of a misdemeanor , but the manager will have to pay the fine . SEATTLE , Wash ., Jan . 1 . —Although it is not generally known there is a law in this State which prohibits the wearing of any headcovering in theaters or other places of amusements . It was passed for the purpose of preventing women from wearing sight-obstructing hats . Several theaters in this city try to enforce ...
CONCERNING HIGH NOTES . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
CONCERNING HIGH NOTES . Jennetta Methven , of the three Methven Sisters , who are being featured with the Eddie Foy show Over the River , which will shortly have its premiere in New York City , are meeting with phenomenal success . Dr . Ziegfeld , of the Chicago Musical College , says : No singer has ever reached so high a note as Miss Methven . In my studio she reached the remarkable high note of C above high C with apparent ease and clarity of tone . The famous singer Peschka Leutner , whom I brought to this country , in 1872 , for the Boston Peace jubilee , was only able to reach G above high C . Miss Methven sings three notes higher . Ellen Beach Yaw never reached the high notes Miss Methven is able to sing .
EAST ST . LOUIS OFFICERS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
EAST ST . LOUIS OFFICERS EAST ST . LOUIS , 111 ., Jan . 2—The following officers of East St . Louis Local , No . 147 , 1 . A . T . A . E ., have been elected for the year 1912 : President , R . Hostetter ; vice-presi-dent , A . Schumacher ; recording secretary , L . Schebe ; financial secretary and treasurer , R . McNickles ; trustees , L . T . Ayers , G . Wilhelm J . McGeary ; ser-geant-at-arms , C . Smeltzer ; delegate to I . A . convention , L . Schebe ; delegates to district conference , L . Schebe and A . Schumacher ; delegate to Illinois State Federation of Labor , L . Schelbe .
NO . 35 INSTALLS OFFICERS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
NO . 35 INSTALLS OFFICERS Los ANGELES , Cal ., Dec . 30 . —William Home , first grand vice-president of the Grand Lodge of the T . M . A ., installed the following recently elected officers of Los Angeles Lodge No . 35 at a combined business and social session Friday evening , Dec . 22 ; Jacob S . Fogel , president ; Ralph De Lacy , vice-presi-dent ; Jack Howard , recording secretary ; Jack Schmidt , financial secretary and treasurer ; Frank V . Gooch , marshal ; Dr . R . Nicoll Smith , physician ; Walter Bean , Warwicke Home , Frank Reynolds , Fred Bauman , trustees ; Dave Dominguez , sergeant-at-arms ; Carl M . Taylor , past president . After the installation of officers , refreshments were served .
ELOISE WILLARD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
ELOISE WILLARD Claiming Philadelphia as her home , this charming vocalist and comedienne is resting there for a few weeks after a tour of England . She is an important factor in the vaudeville ^ team of Murphy &amp; Willard , who arc not only favorites in America but who stirred up things t » the big music halls of England during their recent visit there .
PHILADELPHIA [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
PHILADELPHIA When policemen with drawn clubs have to fight to keep people from crowding theaters it means a pretty good start , and that is just what occurred at the midnight matinees given at the four burlesque houses on Jan . 1 . Although it was drizzling rain people waited patiently for the box offices to open at midnight , and then made a grand rush for tickets . The Casino , Gayety , Trocadero and Empire theaters all sold out in a few moments , and many hundreds stood to see the shows . It was . a ; good start for the New Year , and if it is any indication of the business that will be , done in 1912 everybody will be happy . The Mummers parade on New Year s Day was a splendid spectacle with over 10 , 000 fantastically garbed men in line and with many beautiful floats . Clear cold weather gave every person a chance to see the procession , and many theatrical people watched it and grabbed new ideas in comedy from the men who took part . Most of the costumes ran to the comic shade...
BOSTON [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
BOSTON By PETER S . McNALLY 720 Colonial Building Millard J . Walton , who was my secretary on car No . 2 , the Buffalo Bill and Pawnee Bill Combined Exhibitions last season , and is now doing journalistic work in Philadelphia , sends New Year s greetings to THE PLAYER , and through THE PLAYER to his numerous friends in the profession . Dick and Alice McAvoy , who are now playing on Pennsylvania time , are due for a series of engagements in New England beginning next week . Eda Clifford , a very clever mezzo soprano , who has been heard in most of the popularpriced places of amusement in Boston and vicinity , is now a member of the Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway company which this week is playing at Lowell , Mass . Miss Clifford is meetng with very gratifying success . Our own John L . Sullivan opens at the Howard next week—the announcement of his appearance there caused a rush for seats even as in the old days—a great tribute to the popularity of the long-time fistic champion . T...
BLOW THEATER UP [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
BLOW THEATER UP COBALT , Ont ., Canada , Dec . 28 . —The entire business section of Golden City , in the gold-district near here , was in flames today and for a time it was feared that the whole city would be destroyed . In order to stop the progress of the flames dynamite was used to blow up the Lyric theater and two adjoining buildings . This gave the firemen a chance to fight the conflagration . About one half the town has been destroyed .
"LIL ARTHA" OFFERED WORK [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
LIL ARTHA OFFERED WORK CHICAGO , Jan . 4 . —Jack Johnson , champion heavyweight boxer of the world , has been offered work on the stage at a figure which is said to be causing the ebony exponent of fistic science to ponder long and deeply . One of these offers comes from Dr . Lathrop , of Boston , in whose contract the champion is asked to appear at the Boston music hall in two weeks . The other offer is from David A . Weiss , of Houston , Tex ., who yearns to book the big smoke for a tour of the United States .
Page 25 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
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Page 25 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
BOUSOUET HOUSE 169 W . 44 th ST . CAFE AND RESTAURANT . Telephone , 1632 Bryant . Lunch 40 c , Dinner 60 c , wine Included . Malson recommandaux artistes . Boom and Board . C . RIVOIRB , Prop . ROUX HOUSE 110 W . 47 th St ., New York . Booms and beard . Table dBote . Lunch 45 c , Dinner 80 c . Culsln * Trancals * . FURNISHED ROOMS OATER TO PROFESSIONAL * . doe . to all Theatre * . Modern Improv . mrata Slngl * and Doable Boom * , 326 WEST 46 th STREET NEW TORK . MRS . PHENEY . , THE BRICK-Regittered W . R . Hotel ¦ 14 Cor . Hill aad Llaa Sta ,, ITHACA , H . T . Special Atteattea to Yaaderlll * Artist * . inn . plan . Modem laaprer . neats . Il . *» per day . UU M . rVLKBBSON . Frae rt . tr—s
Page 25 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
PLACES FOR ARTISTS TO STOP NEW YORK CITY . 754-756 and 776-778-780 8 th AVENUE ONE BLOCK TO TIMES SOITAEE NEW YORK CITY Private Bath , Ratei to Suit Everybody , Private Phone in Each Apart ment . Headquarters for Vaudeville Artists . LOUIS EDMONDS , Mgr . - DELICATESSEN&amp;GROCER^/ EDMONDS APARTMENTS BLDG ., 776 8 th Ave ., New York ^ FRED HARDING Prop . When you want something Good to Eat , Call 2687 Bryant Especially Catering to Theatrical People . Everything Good to Eat . FURNISHEDAPARTMENTS,CompleteforHousekeeping exceptionally clean , three and four room apartments , porcelain bath , steam heated , hot water ; reasonable rent325 and 330 WEST 43 rd STREET , NEW YORK CITY Q IC * . SLOCK TO laOAPWAT . IWOOtM JAHI / Tai ** W.A.MORTIMERS Cafe and Re » taurant 222 WEST 47 th ST . Just round the corner from Broadway . COOKS PLACE 270 W . 39 th Street Now under sole proprietorship of MOTHBB LYNCH , formerly of Brockton , Mass . Bntlr . ly renovated , Japanese chef , all white ...
Page 25 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
ffi % a Headquarters : 776 8 ft Ave telephone : 554-555 Bryant EDMONDS Furnished Apartments The Only Apartment Catering Exclusively to the Profession w « pr jvew York S % F THE IfEW PIKE-PHOOE NAVARRE Seventh Ave . * 38 th . Street BUSINESS MEN FAMILIES TOURISTS Maximum of Luxury at Minimum of Cost . ACCESSIBLE-QUIET-ELEGANT Within Five Minutes Walk of Theatre * Shop , and Clubs . 300 Feet West of Broadway . . New Dutch Grifl Rooms . Largest in the City . Electee Cart pass Hotel to all Railroads . EUROPEON PLAN $ 1 . 50 per Day $ 2 . 00 per Day WITHOUT BATH WITH BATH ^ Suites , $ 3 . 50 and upwards SEND FOR COLORED MAP OF NEW YORK EDGAR T . SMITH , Managing ; Director Plaza Hotel . Chicago , under same management . THE NBWPORT 204 W . 63 d ST ., Bat . 7 th AYE . and BWAT . Furnished rooms , where professional 1 * mad * to feel at home . Rate * : | 2 . 60 to $ 3 . 60 slngl * , $ 5 . 00 to $ 8 . 00 double . Private bath * . Plaaoaln room * If desired . MRS . If . J . OLINOBB . PURNIBH...
SAN FRANCISCO [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
SAN FRANCISCO By WALTER J . TALBOT Office of THE PLAYER , •Continental Hotel , EMU Street , near Powell The French grand opera troupe concluded a weeks engagement at the Cort theater and has moved back to the Valencia , to probably fill a few weeks pending their departure to Los Angeles , Cal . Maude &amp; Gill , acrobatic comedians , are making their initial tour of this country on the Sullivan &amp; Considine Circuit , and are meeting with pronounced success . Cole and Sam Sailings , who until recently were managers of a vaudeville theater in Fresno , Cal ., were arrested last week for embezzelment on complaint of W . R . Daily , representing the interests of Bert Levey , the San Francisco booking agent . The amount involved is $ 107 balance due on commissions and railroad fares for vaudeville artists on splitweek engagements . Charlie Gibbs , The Human Phonograph , is touring the Pantages Circuit and making a big hit with his ventriloquil offering . Charles F . Se...
Page 26 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
_____NBW YORK CITY . IIHOTELPLYMOUTH I EUROPEAN PLAN I 38 th StfBOt , Bet . 7 th mad Bth Avmm ., Mm Y . OHy \ New Fire-Proof Buidlntf A Stone s Throw From Broadway t llfiTinr Tilt niTCC A room by the day with use ol ! llU I lit I HE KAI CO bath . $ 1 . 00 and $ 1 . 2 S single ; JIM ¦ and $ 1 . 76 double . A room by th * 8 day with private bathroom attached , $ 1 . 50 single ; $ 2 . 00 double . Booms with use of bath , from $ 5 . 00 to $ 8 . 00 per week single ; and from $ 6 . 00 to ; * $ 8 . 60 double . Booms with private bath attached , from $ 8 . 60 to $ 10 . 00 ; per week single ; and from $ 9 . 50 to $ 11 . 00 double . NO HIGHER . | Every room has hot and cold running water , electric light and Ions I distance telephone . Restaurant a la carte . Club Breakfasts . ¦ PhonR . man Murrnv Hfll T . SfNNOTT . Managai TMEkVIOIMFORT 40 th ST ., BETWEEN BROADWAY AND SIXTH AVE . Devoted to Theatrical People . Over 100 Room .. Steam Heat , Hot Water Baths . Housi just been decorated and ref...
ARTISTS' ROUTES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 5 January 1912
ARTISTS ROUTES PERMANENT ADDBESSES will only be published when displayed in this style of type ; on . year $ 6 . 00 . The advertiser will also he entitled to an itinerary free . NOTE . —O . H . means Opera House ; G . O . H ., Grand Opera House . The _ State last referred to is meant where none is given . •* •Where dates are preceded by an asterisk (*) , it indicates that a split is played and only the last half is given . All Routes must reach this office by Monday evening . The dates must apply to the week following date of issue in which they are to appear . Routes for the week current with dat * of issue will not be included . There will be no complaint of routes not being used if this request is fully complied with , A—GEORGETTE ARMSTRONG , The World of Pleasure . E . J . APPLEBY , Family , Newcastle , Pa ., 8-13 ; Lyric , Jamestown , N . Y ., 15-20 . ADAMS &amp; GUHL , Orpheum , Rockford , 111 ., 8-13 ; Grand , Elgin , 15-20 . ARNOLD &amp; VALLIERE , Guy Brothe...