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LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO HIS AGENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO HIS AGENT By ARTHUR TERRY JANESVILLE , WIS ., . January 15 , 1921 . Friend Lew : We had a snowstorm in this town yesterday . It tied up the street car system , but the car is runnin today . The ground hog is sure a lucky animal . He comes out the second day of February , and if he likes it , he stays out . If things dont suit him , he can go back and stay , a coupla more months . There is a bunch of politicians coming out of their holes in Washington , D . C , the fourth day of next month . And they gotta stay out whether they like it or not . Yrs truly , ARTHUR TERRY .
WITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . 'S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921
WITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . S TUFFY Tuffy Harris is not his real name —that is the Tuffy part isnt . But It s his nickname . Artists and cow hands all over the country know him by that monicker . His parents are Sam and Goldle Harris , widely known as versatile vaudevillians and as participants In championship frontier contests . They are In New York now and regular visitors at the N . V . A . Club . Tuffy attracts considerable attention around Times Square , in his cute Western garb . The layout Is complete , even to a miniature saddle , which he proudly totes around with him . Tuffy is an artist himself and a great N . V . A .
FAX ! [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921
FAX ! One may observe many things from a fifth floor window ( when the window is clean ) . There goes E . H . Conway , Director _ of Publicity for the Orpheum Circuit , who has just penned a new skit , featuring Lolya Adler , daughter of Jacob Adler . It is called The Beautiful Lady . Miss Challis , of Lambert &amp; Challis , and her mother , are awaiting a Broadway car . Miss Challis and her partner have just completed the Pantages tour . We see Paul &amp; Walter LaVarre win-dow-shopping in front of a haberdashers . Ex-alderman Francis P . Bent , who was responsible for Lieut . Stephen A . Fan-ell s appearance at the N . V . A . Club recently , is exchanging conversation with a friend in front of the Globe . There goes Skeets Gallagher and his pretty partner , Irene Martin , who just gave a reckless taxi driver a mean look for • splashing water on her coat . Skeets and Irene have a new act , entitled , Smithie , which really has a plot . Herbert Hoey just interrupte...
WIMMEN ^ [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 February 1921
WIMMEN ^ By Y . Y . Y . Pearl Regay , besides having a wonderful personality and beautiful gowns , should be proud of her Ja 2 z Band . The boys are good singers and they can whistle like birds . Wasnt Ethel Levey simply wonderful ? She wore a beautiful Old Rose hoop skirt and changed to an attractive white fluffy creation with a snsh of flesh metal cloth and rhinestone headdress . Georgette was mighty cute in a grey dress . Her titian hair is adorable . And she has inherited all the traits and talents of both her father and mother . What a wonderful asset in starting a stage career ! Mr . and Mrs . Loney Haskell entertained at the club . The guests were Dr . Edward Schnapper , Ben Albert , Leo Solinger , Mr . and Mrs . Joseph Hurtig and Mrs . Ben Garson . A good time was by by etc . The Les Marchantes proved one of the most novel Behemian Night acts seen at the club in a long while . They dress in Pierot costumes . The girl has a splendid voice . The boys are as good as any we ever...
TRUNK LOST BUT SHE MAOE THE OATE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
TRUNK LOST BUT SHE MAOE THE OATE Through co-operation of railroad officials , transfer man and theatre managers , Marion Munson is helped out of a knotty baggage mix-up . Did you ever change trains while en route to play a vaudeville date and find that your most valuable piece of baggage was missing f That is what happened to Marion Munson last month while jumping from Chicago \ o Fargo . To make matters worse o trunk belonging to another vaudeville artist , who was traveling in an entirely different direction from Chicago , had been sent through with her stuff by mistake . She realised that she must get his trunk started back to him and at the same time try to locate her own . She immediately sent $ 15 worth of telegrams . The officials of four railroads , without red tape or a moment s delay , got busy . The transfer company in Chicago likewise became active in the hunt . The result was that the apparently hopeless mixtip was promptly untangled , both lost trunks reached their pro...
GOV . COX RETURNED PROPERTY TO ARTIST [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
GOV . COX RETURNED PROPERTY TO ARTIST Birds of Paradise , Seized in Ohio , Are Given Back ; Governor Personally Handled Case It will be recalled that several , weeks ago some local peace officers in an Ohio town seized a number of valuable Birds of Paradise used by Francis Renault in his vaudeville act , and arrested Mr . Renault , who was later fined for violating a state statute he knew nothing about , and which prohibited even the possession of Paradise feathers in that state . Later Mr . Renault explained the facts in the case to Hon . James M . Cox , the late Democratic nominee for- president of the United States ; Mr . Cox proved his bigness by personally interesting himself in the case and one of his last official acts as governor of Ohio was to return the confiscated birds to the artist , together with a full pardon . These facts Mr . Renault brought to the attention of Mr . Albee , who thanked Gov . Cox for his consideration in the following letter : January 27 th , 1921 . ...
N . V . A . APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LAST WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
N . V . A . APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LAST WEEK NAME Grace Doree . Adamo Gregorettl Tommy Schram John Frldkln Ted-Lenore Aubria Rich Chester Fredericks Maye Hunt Charlie Kenny Lou Noll Dave Rafael George E . Schottle Jim Whelan Turk Duncan Mart Fuller Golde Rowie M . Haney Mae Keroff Albert L . Mamaux Bernlce Mann Ben Morton Clifford B . Nelson Alice Lloyd Mack ONeil Henry C . Palermo PROPOSER Madam Doree Madam Doree Johnny Small Chas . LeRoy Kaufman &amp; Lillian Kaufman &amp; Lillian L . L . Reed Henry Chesterfield Walter Howes Walter Howes Mr . Roy rM . Hollingsworth Walter Howes Larry A . Harkins mThomas C . Aikins Harry A . Romm Harry Weber Owen R . Jones Glenn Condon Dave Kindler Mae Wilton Kate Elinore Annabelle Trennell Rudolph Carlos NAME Jack Poster Frank P . Richards Wilt Walsh Louis Berkoff Kitty Edwards Ruth Free Frank Herbin BenJ . I . Jewel Detmar H . Poppen . Ada Roach James Walker May Wire W . A . Whltecar Harry F . Silvers Rose Sheldon Chas . Olcott Est...
"MUSINGS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
MUSINGS By JIMMY LYONS Rather a failure than have your head swelled by success . Having your baggage delayed for the first show is . like two sixes . on the dice . - . , , We re always learning something . It may . not be something new ^ but then , it s something . . . • To have no enemiesis to . be insignificantindeed . _ ¦ - ¦ * • • - ¦; ¦ Whv will a man kick about ? the way his wife prepa resh is iocvd , - and eat anything a pretty waitress ? sets :. in front of him at a restaurant ? -v / C
TWO ARKANSAS TRAVELERS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
TWO ARKANSAS TRAVELERS Mr . Sweeney , of Jlmmle Duffy and Mr . Sweeney , and John Gardner , ot John Gardner and Marie Hartman , enjoying themselves at Hot Springs , ArK . This would seem to dispell the Idea that the artist does not take advantage of the opportunity to see the country in his travels . During a recent threeday lay-off Mr . Gardner , Miss Hartman , Mr . Duffy , Mr . Sweeney ana Raymond Wylle visited Hot Springs and had a great time .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
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N . V . A . SPORT NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
N . V . A . SPORT NEWS Address Ail Communication , to the Sporting Editor DRIVES &amp; PUTTS — By cHARLES LEONARD FLETCHER The following from Walter Keefe , New York representative for Alexander Pantages , speaks for itself : Mr . Samuel Bogart , Chairman of t ] ie Greens Committee of the Garden City Country Club , is out of the city at present , but will return shortly . Promptly on his return you will receive a definite invitation to make USe of their Country Club facilities antl Golf Course for the holding of the N . V . A . Tournament . The matter of selecting the dates will be entirely up to you . Secretary , Henry Chesterfield , of the N . V . A ., has been appointed Chairman of the . Golf Committee for the N . V . A . The Secretary immediately after accepting the appointment , communicated with the different circuit heads , relative to donations of trophies to be awarded to the winners of the coming tournament at the Garden City Country Club . The details will be prin...
A NOVELETTE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
A NOVELETTE He visited the sport ed ., just for a lil chat , as he called it . He- began , They panned me unmercifully . Said I couldn t see a ball with-field glasses . Then a game was called ; one afternoon . Our opponents . were a strong and feared nine . We-were on the short end . Our best pitchers were driven . from the box . Our . rooters hooted , and-jeered in disgust . The score was-3-0 ,-the last half of the 9 th . Our murderers row started out for revenge . Stanton led off with a single-to center . Wakefield followed suit-. Packard slammed out a Texas Leager , The sacks were , capacity . - MY opportunity had arrived . Here was my chance to be a hero . I could-see the boys down at the N . V . A . rushing to shake my hand as I entered the club . The ump shouted Batterup ! My fingers trembled as I grasped the Louisville Slugger . The pitcher sent me three and two . The next was a slow , curve . I HIT IT ! As it sailed over the right field wall ,- I left a trail of dust behind ...