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DOWN SOUTH [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
DOWN SOUTH By ELLISTON VINSON • NASHVILLE , TENN ., Feb . 15 . Artists playing Loew s Veridomc here , find in . their N . V . A . Green Room a Columbia Grafonola and records , which are supplied through the courtesy of a local department store . Bob Leo and his -famous dog , Tip , have completed . a tour of theB . F . Keith Southern time .: Mr . Leo told ; the-. writer that the southern trip was a pleasure . Josie Flynn has just completed a tour of the Loew Southern Circuit . Miss Flynri is liberal with her com- . pliments for the attaches of the Loew Theatres . • The -local Loew force was given special mention on the bouquet-list . Lew Cantor s Stepping Stone Revue has only been on tour six weeks , ; but is . receiving ,. handsome praises from . thelocal scribes . The Strauss children are bright spots in the act . Sam Tuck is mopping up with the Loew Knbxville house . We mean he is doing extraordinarily well since he took , charge of the theatre . It is reported that he does capaci...
"LOEW-LYONS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
LOEW-LYONS By JIMMY LYONS FRESNO , CAL ., Jan . 30 . Hotel accommodations here are good but scarce . Advise making your reservation ; by wire weeks ahead . All rates are steep . The Sequoia is a good bet . The theatre here is the Hippodrome . Its manager is Mr . Ward Morris . He is a regular chap . His type is the kind that vaudeville and the Loew circuit can be proud of . Business here-is tremendous . . A word or two regarding Jack Beyers , stage manager , and master electrician . He knows everything worth knowing regarding lighting effects ; It wouldnt be saying too much to call him the Belasco of Vaudeville . Step up and meet Walter Ferguson , props . A man who loves his work and always can be depended upon to give you his best . Fergy , as he is : called by those who know him , presents the artists _ each week with delicious California oranges . Thanks , Fergy , very much . I enjoyed mine . The Orpheum road show plays here for three days on the way to Los Angeles . Bakersfield i...
N . V . A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
N . V . A . NOTES The 19 th Bohemian Night N bill was presented at the N . V . A ., February 6 th . The following acts appeared : Mason &amp; Cole , from the Riverside . Jack Osterman , from the Riverside . Harry &amp; Emma Sharrock , from the 11 st Street . [ Chung Wha Four , from the Colonial . Babe Beeban &amp; Dorothy Mack , from the Amsterdam . Dolly Kay , from the Riverside . Clayton &amp; Edwards , from the Royal . Frank Van Hoven , from the Palace . Marmein Sisters &amp; David Schooler , from the Palace . Richard Keane &amp; Co ., from the Amsterdam . Mattalye Lippard &amp; Co ., from the Alhambra . Russell &amp; Devitt , from the Palace . Frank Van Hoven , who recently returned to America from England , where he has played consecutively for the last five years , appeared for a few moments at the N . V . A ., on a recent Bohemian Night program . Because of the small stage , it was not possible for him to do his ...
TEXAS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
TEXAS DALLAS , TEX ., Feb . 14 . The Southern Enterprises , Inc ., opened the New Palace Theatre at Wichita Falls , Texas , February 2 nd . The opening bill was an OrpheumInterstate affair of seven acts . Bothwell Browne headlined , with Laurel Lee and several others on the bill . The theatre was packed to capacity with 1 , 400 people . Pantages has re-routed his Southern time to include Galveston for three days The acts go from Mus-: kogee to Waco to San Antonio to Breckenridge to Ranger to Dallas to Galveston to New Orleans . Business is good in all theatres here . Weather is tip-top . The Dallas Country Club is visited weekly by the artists who love the game . The course is one of the best in Texas .
W I M M E INII [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
W I M M E INII By Y . Y . Y . WOMAN ! When Eve brought woe to all mankind , Old Adam called her wo-man But when she wooed with love so kind , He then pronounced her wooman : But now , with folly and with pride Their husbands pockets trimmin The women are so full of whims , That men pronounce them WIMMEN . Don t know who wrote the foregoing . Don t care . Some man sent it to this column . Looks like the work of Kid Anonymous . The lady who works The Bird Cabaret possesses a charming personality . She has a beautiful and entertaining act , too , and one of the prettiest in show business . The parrot that sings Tipperary can have a home with me any time . The Marmein Sisters have a well staged act . They are mighty clever girls and their dancing shows worlds of training and a great deal of originality . Such an artist you have in that boy at the piano , girls 1 He s no excess , eh ? Dorothy Jardon certainly makes a great stage picture in her creation of red velvet with hat of black and...
WITH THE JUNIOR N . Y . A . 'S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
WITH THE JUNIOR N . Y . A . S ED . LOWRY ( Himself ) His dad calls him The Great Ed Lowry , and there is plenty of justification for the billing . He is the son of Mr . and Mrs . Henry Lowry . He spent the Christmas Holidays in Buffalo with his dad ( Lowry &amp; Raynore ) . He Is seven months old and the namesake and nephew of Ed Lowry , of Ed Lowry &amp; Irene Prince .
"BROADWAY HEARSAY " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 18 February 1921
BROADWAY HEARSAY By WALTER WINCHELL UNCOMMON SENSE The chap who will not reach the goal , Advised wise Elmer Flivving , Is he who -d rather t make complaint ; Than try to make a living DARNFINO 1 Mr . Hearsay : We all know that prices are coming down , but do the shopkeepers know it ? —SARAH PADDEN . GURGLE-GURGLE If you would live And keep your thirst , Make the salesman Try it first . •—CHARLES L . FLETCHER . J . MILLERS SHADOW Yeah and anything I start , thundered the grouch , I can finish 1 IZZATSO ? sarcastically replied the old fogey , then sing me the Star Spangled Banner 1 A MERCILESS TRUTH We know these words are very rude , But you can bet your life , That till he gets one , every man Thinks he MUST have a wife . FAX Newsgathering is very simple if the pencil pusher uses the Northwest corner of 46 th and Broadway for his headquarters . Try that corner any day for an hour and you will meet all of your friends . There goes Bert Levy ; we greet him . He stops long enough to s...
PANTAGES GOMES EAST FOR V . M . P . A . DINNER [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 25 February 1921
PANTAGES GOMES EAST FOR V . M . P . A . DINNER Western Magnate Will Attend Next Managers Meeting ; Announces Important Improvements Announcement that Alexander Pantages will come to New , York next month to attend the annual dinner of the Vaudeville Managers Protective Association was made this week by Walter F . Keefe , New York representative for the Pantages Circuit . Mr . Keefe also made public . a number of important future plans of Mr . Pantages . The Empress Theatre , at Des Moines , will be called the Pantages Theatre after March Sth , when that theatre begins playing Pantages vaudeville . The date will be a full week and will precede Minneapolis . Acts will begin their route at Detroit instead of Minneapolis . A new round-trip railroad ticket has been procured for Pantages artists , that will be the means of saving the artists considerable money . Four new theatres have been added to the Pantages string this season and four more will go on the books shortly . The Pantages C...
ONE N . V . A . SECURES 26 NEW MEMBERS IN LESS THAN 7 DAYS-SHOWS IT CAN BE DONE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 25 February 1921
ONE N . V . A . SECURES 26 NEW MEMBERS IN LESS THAN 7 DAYS-SHOWS IT CAN BE DONE WILLIAM DEMAREST , OF DEMAREST &amp; COLLETTE , DECIDED RECENTLY TO WIN ONE OF THE HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIPS OFFERED BY THE N .-V . A . TO ANY MEMBER WHO SECURES FORTY OR MORE APPLICATIONS THIS YEAR . MR . DEMAREST WAS WORKING IN BOSTON AT THE TIME . HE BUTTON-HOLED EVERY ARTIST , HE SAW . THE RESULT WAS . THAT : HE SECURED A TOTAL OF TWENTY-SIX MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS IN LESS THAN , SEVENDAYSTIME . THE APPLICATIONS , EACH ONE ACCOMPANIED BY THE USUAL $ 15-FEE , ARE NOW IN THEHANDS OF SECRETARY HENRY CHESTERFIELD : AT . LAST REPORTS , MR ! DEMAREST WAS STILL SENDING THEM IN WITH EVERY . INDICATION THAT HE WOULD QUALIFY . FOR A . LIFE MEMBERSHIP WITHiN ONE MONTH INSTEAD OF ONE YEAR . THIS PROVES CONCLUSIVELY , -THAT PERSONAL SOLICITATION IS THE BEST AND EASIEST METHOD OF STRENGTHENING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ORGANIZATION . MR . DEMAREST HAS NOT ONLY SHOWN THAT HE WILL WIN A LIFE MEMBERSHIP , BUT HE ...
KEITH BOYS BAND HOST TO 1200 OTHER YOUTHS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 25 February 1921
KEITH BOYS BAND HOST TO 1200 OTHER YOUTHS The 360 members of B . F . Keith Boy s Band and their conductor , Edwin S . Tracy , were hosts to more than 1 , 000 youngsters of the City of New York . at Washington Irving High School , Wednesday evening , February 16 th . : Senator James J . Walker , of New York , spoke interestingly , on Boys Opportunities of To-day . The Senator referred to the success of Supreme Court Judge Bob Wagner , Ex-Gov . Al Smith and E . F . Albee , all of * whom had humble beginnings . ; He !? . said in part : So many of us . are too busy in this world to . find time for others ; ¦ But this band is ; a reality because there . are ^ somie ^ men . who arc--NOT too busy . to help the other fellow . You boys of to-day are the citizens of to-morrow ) . It isnt necessary to be . a sissy or , a mollycoddle to be a good boy . Where : A 1 Smith ; Bob Wagner and I came from on the lower east side , we- had to fighf every , : day to gain recognition . There is an opportu...
ROOSEVELT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 25 February 1921
ROOSEVELT XTE was found faithful over a few things and he was made ruler over many ; he cut his own trail clean and straight and millions followed him toward the light . • I He was frail ; he made himself a tower of strength . He was timid ; he made himself a lion of courage . He was a dreamer ; he became one of the great doers of all time . • J Men put their trust in him ; women found a champion in him ; kings stood in awe of him , but the children made him their playmate . Cj [ He broke a nation s slumber with his cry , and it rose up . He touched the eyes of blind men with a flame that gave them vision . Souls became swords through him ; swords became servants of God . If He was loyal to his country and he exacted loyalty ; he loved many lands , but he loved his own best . &lt; I He was terrible in battle , but tender to the weak ; joyous and tireless , being free from self-pity ; clean with a cleanness that cleansed the air like a gale . Cfl His courtesy knew no wealth ,...
N . V . A . APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LAST WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 25 February 1921
N . V . A . APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LAST WEEK NAME Francis E . Brann Mrs . Cora Darling Bertha Pallet Marcelle Pallet Win Heubner S . Fred Kerslake , v &gt; rJames ODonnell Ella Shields Nicholas Sankus Dolly La Salle Amanda M . Gilbert Leo Fredericks Jimmy Franklin George Faust A . DeManoy Frank DeLarta Will F . Davis Ward T . Davis Gus Bohn Holland Dockrill Emll Heiner Mack , Mrs . Bob Emma Littlefield Lillian Mills Margaret Taylor Frank Wilbur Florence ; Henrie Eileen Laurie Edward Root Walter R . Sheridan Melville J . Shyer Belzac PROPOSER Fred Smyths Fred D . Darling E . G . Lauder , Jr . E . G . Lauder , Jr . Joe Reed Harry Brooks Freddie Clinton Mrs . Jimmy Barry Dave Johnson Hapoy Benway Francis Renault Irene Chesleigh Emory Manly Happy Benway Abe I . Feinberg Happy Benway Francis Renault Francis Renault Jay Raymond Henry Chesterfield Elisabeth Mayne Bob Mack Victor Moore Jos . B . Mills Thos . J . Conroy Lloyd Mack . Carl Wm . Demarest Carl Wm . Demarest Carl Wm . Dema...
OPENING BILL AT NEW TEXAS THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 25 February 1921
OPENING BILL AT NEW TEXAS THEATRE —Photo by Tozart . The Palace Theatre opened at Wichita Falls , Texas , on February 3 rd , a the above photo shows the artists on the inaugural bill . Immediately after tneir arrival in the city , perusing the current copy of THE VAUDEVILLE -NEW * Reports from the show Indicate that the artists comprising same made up on « big happy family . Those In the picture Include Lee Sherman , Mullen &amp; France . Bothwell Browne s brother ; Mr . Dwyer , Robert Hyman and Virginia Mann ? $ 5 , 000 a Year , Story &amp; Clark , Beatrice Mack , Mr . Mitchell , Etta Mltcneni R . Morgan , A . Tozart and Dolly Tozart . -
TO ALL VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS : [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 25 February 1921
TO ALL VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS : THERE SEEMS TO BE A LITTLE DOUBT IN THE ARTISTS MINDS AS TO THE USE AND VALUE OF THE LABELS ON THEIR BAGGAGE . . I THINK THIS IS ALL CAUSED BY SOME OF THE ARTISTS NOT READING CAREFULLY THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , WHERE EVERY DETAIL HAS BEEN SET FORTH . I RECEIVE , ON AN AVERAGE , TWENTY LETTERS A WEEK FROM DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA IN REFERENCE TO ARTISTS LOSING ONE OR TWO SHOWS ON ACCOUNT OF THE NON-DELIVERY OF THEIR BAGGAGE . THIS HAS BEEN CAUSED , IN EVERY INSTANCE , BY DELAY IN GETTING THE TRUNKS ON THE TRAIN WITH THE ARTISTS , OR WHERE THEY HAVE CHANGED FROM ONE ROAD TO ANOTHER . NO DOUBT , IN SOME INSTANCES , THESE TRUNKS WOULD HAVE GONE WITH THE ARTISTS IF THEY HAD SEEN THAT THEY WERE PUT ON THE TRAIN . THE VALUE OF THE LABEL AND THE CO-OPERATION OF THE RAILROADS , IS IN THE FACT THAT THESE LABELS ARE TO BE RECOGNIZED IN ORDER THAT THE ARTISTS MAY HAVE THEIR BAGGAGE TO OPEN ON MONDAY OR THURSDAY , AS THE . CASE MAY BE . IT ISNOT OBL...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 25 February 1921
LEE PAVIP WRITER AND COMPOSER TO ACTS OF DISTINCTION with B . D . NICE &amp; CO ., INC . • Publisher ! 1544 BROADWAY . N . Y . CITY APOLLO STUDIOS , Inc . / . 218 WEST 46 th STREET i Opposite N . V . A . Club House ) A rilsU can mall originals ani voe will return reproductions at our expense gliltnl both quality and service . . Reproductions and Original Photos at Pre-war Prices . BD . ABELES ¦ - - Prof - Manager
N . V . A . SPORT NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 25 February 1921
N . V . A . SPORT NEWS Address All Communications to the Sporting Editor . __ | - — ^~ DRIVES &amp; PUTTS - — ^ y CHARLES L . FLETCHER Entries for the big N . V . A . Golf Tournament , to be held next June , are coming in fast . Next week we u ooe to be able to definitely announce the exact date . Then our 0 lf enthusiasts may arrange their routes and affairs far ahead . This much is positively certain . Thanks to the kindness of Walter Keefe , the tournament will take place on that most excellent 18-hole course , , he Garden City Country Club on Long Island . . . Will those who intend particioating , please send us a brief description of their golf experience ? Tell us how long you have played the game , and what you think your average score would be on a par 72 course . This will enable us to classify the entries and give everyone a fair handicap . Dont hesitate to send in your entry because you are only a tyro . Beginners are welcome , and will have the same opportunity t...