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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

P ^ W ^ EWS npvoted exclusively to Vaudeville and all those connected with same . PUBLISHED FRIDAY OF EACH pUBU » WEEK 1562 Broadway , New York City G UENN CONDON Editor FREE DISTRIBUTION xhe News is distributed free to art-,-ts managers , theatre employees and LII othersconnected with Vaudeville • n the United States , Canada and throughout the world . If you find It rmoossible to obtain your copy through li e theatres , write us and we will niace your name on a separate mailing [ ist Artists who do not find copies available each week In the theatres they pity are fled to notify us , giving name and theatre and date . THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS Is the official organ of the National Vaudevlle Artists , Inc ., and the Vaudeville Managers Protective Association . Contributions of Interest to the vaudeville world are solicited , but the full name and address of the correspondent should be appended . The name will be withheld from publication if request Is made . No attention W ||| be paid to ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

EDITORIAL LOOKING AHEAD The time draws near for the annual meeting of the Vaudeville Managers Protective Association . Prior to the organization of the V . M . P . A . the vaudeville business was a conglomerate mass of individual circuits and independent houses , each sailing blindly along in a little world of its own , realizing that improvements were needed to uplift the institution as a whole but too suspicious of the other fellow to start anything . What - a difference today 1 The organization has steadily grown . Not one member has withdrawn from the ranks . Something like 800- vaudeville theatres in the United State s and Canada are standing as a solid phalanx behind the chosen leaders in their march of progress . Business competition is keener than ever . New theatres are springing up everywhere . But without exception these managers -are a unit when it comes to matters affecting the general welfare of the busi ness . For the very reason that their own organization was succes...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
MANAGER TURNS OYER HIS HOME TO ARTISTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

MANAGER TURNS OYER HIS HOME TO ARTISTS Conditions at Lincoln , Neb ., Vastly Different From What They Were Some Years Ago When a theatre manager gives up his own home , to vaudeville artists so that they may . have a comfortable place to live and himself goes to live . withfriends elsewhere for the . week , there can be little doubt as to where he stands as regards the welfare of the people-he pays salaries to . It has just cometo the attention of THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS that this actually happened . When the artists appearing on a recent bill at the Orpheum Theatre in Lincoln , Neb ., got into town there was a convention on and the hotels were crowded . With difficulty the artists found places to live with the . exception of two—Nellie V . Nichols , the character singing comedienne , and Marion Murray , appearing with Solly Ward in Babies . - Harry E . Billings , who manages the house in Lincoln for the Orpheum Circuit , was keeping bachelor quarters at the time , his wife being out of...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WHO KNOWS ? [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

WHO KNOWS ? Mrs . Cornell , 816 M Street , Fresno , Cal ., is trying to locate Weber & Willis , blackface comedians , and their father , J . J . Phillips , last heard from at Salt Lake City on Sept . 4 , 1920 , where they were with Johnson & Johnson .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
BUSHMAN AND BAYNE JOIN N . V . A . RANKS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

BUSHMAN AND BAYNE JOIN N . V . A . RANKS Francis X . Bushman and Beverly Bayne , noted stars of screen and stage , who are now headlining in vaudeville , have become full-fledged members of the National Vaudeville Artists , Inc . To Joe Daniels goes the honor of having obtained their applications , with the assistance of Manager John J .. Galvin ,. while appearing at the latter s house , Poll s , Theatre , Wilkesbarre , Pa . 1 The Bushman and Bayne applications were favorably voted upon last week , along with a considerable number of others : The two talented artists said the , only -reason they had not joined before was that they were not in vaudeville , and therefore ineligible .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
V . A . F . CLOSES A TWELVE MONTHS MEMBERSHIP DRIVE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

V . A . F . CLOSES A TWELVE MONTHS MEMBERSHIP DRIVE The Variety Artists Federation of England has announced the results of its twelve months membership campaign , disclosing , that the twelve leaders in-the contest brought in during the . year a total of 558 members . Gold medals were awarded as prizes to the first * three : The first prize winner secured 59 members during the year . • ¦ The V . A . F . is delighted with the results of the drive ; It is interesting to note in this connection that the National Vaudeville Artists membership drive , which lasted only four weeks , terminating last December 15 , resulted in 1 , 000 new members . In other words , twice as many new members were secured in four weeks as the V . A . F . secured in a year . The V . A . F . first-prize winner procured 59 members in twelve months whereas the N . V . A . first prize winner secured considerably more than 100 applications in a single month . It is realized , of course , that the potential membersh...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
KLOOR AND HINTON ARE GUESTS AT GLUB [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

KLOOR AND HINTON ARE GUESTS AT GLUB Lieutenants Louis A . Kloor and Walter Hinton , who became internationally famous last December , as a result of their adventurous flight to- the northern wilds of Canada , visited the N . V . A ., last Bohemian Night , February sixth . After Master of Ceremonies William J . Sullivan had announced to the largest gathering of the season that the two famous aeronauts were present , a roof-lifting ovation thundered from the crowd and all eyes turned to the balcony where the notable guests were seated . Lieut . Kloor , who is only 23 years old , was the first to respond . He spoke briefly , and said : I want to thank you for both of us for this truly remarkable demonstration . It feels good to be here with you all in this beautiful sanctuary of happiness and goqd will . I have enjoyed every minuteI of the wonderful entertainment . Lieut : Hinton followed . He told the members briefly of the now noted hop and concluded : Like my brother officer , I wan...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HELPFUL HINTS | [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

HELPFUL HINTS | Max M . Simons , of Tom Brown s Indians , writes from Tampa , Fla ., as follows : The Victory Theatre here is a wonderful date , with a regular manager , Mr . Cooley , and a regular stage crew and orchestra . It is a beautiful theatre with a responsive audience . There is no Monday matinee— -all . day at the breakers . Bring your Palm Beach suits . Stop at the Bay View , eat at Eagle s Cafeteria . This bill -has been together for four weeks now and will be together for anothersix weeks . We are just one big family . The bill includes the Rayolites , Reed & Clifton , Tom Brown s Indians , Manning & Hall and Herberta & Beason . P . S . —We have all got the stickers on our baggage .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SEEK WM . LAWSON [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

SEEK WM . LAWSON Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Wm . Lawson , formerly with the Gene Leighton Revue , is asked to commounicate at once with Henry Chesterfield , Secretary N . V . A ., 229 West 46 th Street , New York City .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
MORNING'S MAIL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

MORNINGS MAIL LANCASTER , PA . — In your issue of January 14 , appears an article regarding income tax in which it states certain amounts can be deducted for meals , rooms , etc . It also states that the new ruling takes effect January 1 , 1921 . Are we allowed to deduct thisfrom our 1920 income tax , payable March , 1921 ? LEAH BELL ( The ruling which became effective January 1 , 1921 , is retroactive . The deductions mentioned can be made for 1920 and included in the March , 1921 report . —THE EDITOR . )

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE ^ [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE ^ JACK McAULIFFE Thirty or more years ago we never had the conditions that are in vogue today . Artists of those days who are now living will corroborate what I say . We never dreamed at that time of having such beautiful theatres to play in , or of the augmented orchestras and best of all , the equitable contract we are enjoying now . What a pleasure it is to know that after you have signed a contractfor a date , you are POSITIVELY going to collect your salary for same . It was so uncertain inl my time , you know . If only those dear friends and acquaintances of long ago were here to appreciate what you and I have how . NAN STERLING I read with great interest in THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS each week of kindness extended artists by attaches of the theatres . But I have seen in print only a few letters praising artists for a kindness , although artists are well known for their chivalry . Recently while appearing at the Riverside Theatre in New...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

PERSONALITIES That vaudeville artists have their brother and sister artists interests at heart , was proven again one day last week , when Miss Dorothy Shoemaker arrived for rehearsal at the Hudson Theatre , in Union Hill , N . J ., and saw the baggage of Dugan & Raymoind , who had just completed their engagement at that theatre , at the stage door , the baggage man not having arrived in time to make the shipment to a New York station . Miss Shoemaker telephoned to the N .-V .-A . officials , who exercised every effort to get ; the delayed luggage to its owners ! When the blackface comic of the Two Leightons makes his i entrance , he is carrying a trunk on his back . His partner is an actor who has just completed an engagement in the town and the comic is baggage agent of the depot . The detail of the trunk is perfect , as it bears one of the new N . V . A . baggage stickers . Van Hoveri also has the sticker on one of the props in his act . Smiling ¦ Jim Brattan , . stag...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

AL FOSTELL Al Fostell , formerly of the well known teams of Fostell & Emmett and The Three Brilliants , and who , for over forty years , appeared in the leading theatres of America , including Tony Pastor s , took his final curtain in a notable career last Thursday evening at six o clock at St . Catherine s Hospital , in Brooklyn . He retired from the stage several years ago to accept the position as General Manager of an Important department of the Traymore Hotel , in Atlantic City , N . J . Until a few weeks ago , when he suffered a nervous breakdown , Mr . Fostell conducted the interesting Harking Back column for THE NEWS . His old variety programs and his Intimate comment upon them attracted wide attention . His autobiography appeared in these columns in four Instalments during his final illness . Although he was not a member of the N . V . A ., the officials of that organization visited him regularly at the hospital and did much to make his last days happy . The dec...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
NEW ORPHEUM THEATRE AT NEW ORLEANS IS OPENED [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

NEW ORPHEUM THEATRE AT NEW ORLEANS IS OPENED NEW ORLEANS , LA ., Feb . 7—The new Orpheum Theatre here made its debut as a link in the Orpheum chain today . Martin Beck , Mort Singer and George Gottlieb ,. of the Orpheum executive offices in New York , attended the auspicious opening . Addresses were made by prominent local officials . The opening bill consisted of the Three Bobs , Carleton & Bellew , Bert Baker- & Company , Powers & Wallace , Mile . Lietzel , Miss Patricpla and Singer s Midgets .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT Mail is listed here only after every effort has been made to deliver same by theatres , booking offices and the N . V . A . No letter is listed more than once and , i >; il be held four weeks after publication and then sent to the Dead Letter Office ! t Washington . DO NOT WRITE THE N . V . A . FOR MAIL LISTED IN THIS DEPARTMENT . ADDRESS THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , 1562 BROADWAY , NEW YORK CITY . Enclose self-addressed and stamped envelope . Ade , . Mr . Geo . Adroits , The At ; Mr . Slayman ( Care Flying Blue Devils ) Allen , Miss Grace Ambrose , Mr .. A . Ames & W . nthrop Ancker , Mr . Louis Anthony , Mrs . Jack ( Anthony & Arnold ) ^ r d , T Mi ° ss Kathryn . ( Care Bo-Peed & Jack Horner ) Ashton , Mr . Bob Atkinson , Mr . Harold B . Ball & Stephens Barbee , Mr . Elwood Barker , Mrs . Jack Barr , Mr . J . S > . Barrett , Mr . Arthur Barry , Mr . Joseph J . Barry & Nelson Bassett , M...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
"LOEW-LYONS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

LOEW-LYONS By JIMMY LYONS STOCKSTON , CAL ., Jan . 23 rd . The Hotel Clark Jjug . jneets you at the station . It is the first xla ss hotel of this city . It offers a reasonable rate to artists . : Harts , Meads or the Arlington offer delicious food . The theatre here is called the . Loew State . It is a new house , the business is capacity : _ . The manager , Mr . Marc Leitcher , is a fine man ; - His staff follow in his footsteps . They are believers of courtesy to all . The stage crew , with Walter Kennedy as the Boss , are good scouts . The orchestra is dandy and is directed by that able and always smiling Tommy Boyd . The jump from here to Vallejo is a nasty one . You leave at 7 : 10 a . m ., and arrive at Vallejo 1 : 35 p . m ., with changes at Tracy , laying off there 3 hours .. The boat takes you from Vallejo junction . VALLEJO , CAL ., Jan . 26 th . It is a short walk to the theatre . It is named the Vallejo . ; All of the attaches ; of the theatre ? reet y 6 u % ith aisrnil...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE LOEW CIRCUIT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

THE LOEW CIRCUIT NEW YORK , Feb . 10 th . The Loew Circuit has booked the following well known acts for their tours : Odiva & Seals , Mercedes , accompanied by Mme . Stantbne , Ralph Whitehead , recently of musical comedy , Artie Melinger , of the famous team of Melinger & Myers , and the Mimic World , featuring Alice Morley with a company of 20 . A Loew contract has removed Olga Yardley from Grand Opera to vaudeville . For many years Miss Yardley has held a prominent place in the Grand Opera field and it was not until a Loew contract was presented that she even thought of accepting a tour in vaudeville . She is a Canadian by birth , and her beautiful soprano voice is proving quite attractive to the Loew patrons in the South . She is with the Stepping Stone Revue . The six new theatres built by the Loew Circuit in the first three months of 1921 represent a total of over ten million dollars .. The lobby alone of Loew s Park Theatre in Cleveland , Ohio , repres...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
A ROYAL REEL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

A ROYAL REEL City Chap— I hear the Topics of the Day Films are going to appear before Royalty . Out-of-Towner — How do the witty wordings qualify ? City Chap— - There are so many good titles . v

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
1 .,-:, • ¦ • • x YOU NEVER CAN TELL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

\ 1 .,-:, • ¦ • • x YOU NEVER CAN TELL Binghamton , N . Y ., Jan . 30 ; . Gentlemen : — I certainly appreciate your efforts in getting lost mail to its destination . Last week my name appeared in the list . I wrote for my mail and reeived a check in one of the letters that I had been trying to trace for some time . Yours very truly , S . W . ( Jeff ) LE PIQUE . ( With Grace Wallace & Boys )

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
N . V . A [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921

N . V . A NOTES The Eighteenth Bohemian > M Night bill was presented at ^ the N . V . A ., January 29 th . The following acts appeared : Les Marchantes , from the Riverside . Bob LaSalle , from the Manhattan . Ruth Roye , from the Riverside . Ford Sisters and Band , from the Hamilton . Emma Carus , from the Riverside . Mme . Muguette , from the Amsterdam . Gillen & Muir , from the Bushwick . Griff , from the Amsterdam . Phonograph Trio , from the 5 th Ave Roth Kiddies , from the 81 st Street John OMalley , from the Amsterdam Tommy Gordon , from the Columbia Mme . Zomah & Co ., from the Broadway . Kincaid Kilties , from the Broadway , Wf The mother of James Devlin V _ died January 29 th . The funeral was held February 1 st . Mrs . Long Tack Sam , who arrived from Austria recently , after much delay in receiving passports , said to THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS re porter : I am very happy to be m America again with my husband . We are living at the N . V . A ....

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