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Page 20 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
FOR RENT QUICK Plant Ready For Taking Moving Pictures The attention of Moving Picture Manufacturers is directed to a complete and fully equipped plant , ready for occupancy , and situated only 86 minutes from New York . The former Winter Quarters of Miller Bros , te Arlington s 101 Ranch , Wild West , situated between Passaic and Peterson , N . J ., may be RENTED ON SEASONABLE TERMS for the purpose of producing Urns . There is a bunk-house with kitchen and range , capable of accommodating 60 people . The buildings include car sheds snd ample storage room for scenery . There is a private aldeitrack with passenger , baggage cars and ^ engines ready for use ., . _ The property is located on a curve of the Erie Railroad , facilitating the production of railroad pictures . Plenty of open ground for drills , chases or cavalry pictures . Horses , stage coach , cow-boys and Indians will be provided from California Franks Famous Wild West Show at half rates for the Winter months . The full e...
Feminine Fancies and Foibles [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
Feminine Fancies and Foibles By Cady Whaley Continued from page 8 —a plain , straight skirt , decorated up the front with a double row of tiny gold buttons , a narrow girdle of the selfmaterial , and yellow net under-sleeves with a chemoisette of Arabian lace . A VERY smart and artistic costume , and she said , I much prefer to make my dresses , and can always suit myself better than the dressmakers can , provided I have the time to devote to it , as it requires a lot of time to fit yourself and to work out all the . details of a costume . I learned to do it through necessity though , as several times I had the offer of a society part at the time I was in hard luck . In this business we have to get used to the bard knocks , as well as the prosperous times . Again , Miss Mapes replied to my query as to whether she came of theatrical stock . No , indeed , far from that . My mother has been a member of Plymouth Church , Brooklyn , for thirty years , and my father , had he lived , would...
Page 21 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
AGENTS WHO WILL . BOOK YOU PMII-IF 3 J . FISHER VAUDIVILLI and DRAMATIC PRODUCER AND MANAGER Room 321 , Knickerbocker Annex 1402 Broadway . New YorK . TelepheBe , Murray Hill 39 IN A POSITION TO BANDLEAFEW MORE FIRST CLASS ACTS PHIL HUNT COHAN THEATRE ( FITZGERALD ) BUILDING , HEW YOBX . Phone Bryant WM . Sola Representative—HOWARD ATHENAEUM , BOSTON , MAS &amp; , BOWDOIN SOUABB THEATRE . BOSTON , MASS . ; and CHURCH BOOKING OFFICES OF BOSTON , eontrollin * 11 weeks New England time . ^^_^^_^_^_^^_^_^^_^^_^^«^™^ ^^»^ IL e Gus Sun Booking Exchange Company The largest Family Vaudeville Circuit In the world . GTTS SUN , sola booking ageat . Mala Oaoo , Baa Theatre BaUdlng , Bpring &amp; eld , Ohio : Braneh Oftoes , l « m qassw ^ WO Wabaah NuMbac , Pittsburgh , Pa . ; Chas . Orowl , Majestic Theatre BnUdiar , Oaieaga , 111 . ; , Proctor B—a , Briesffla Theatre , Cleveland , Ohio ; Harry Hart , Amarioaa Theatre , Oaatnaati , Obi *; Haw York Bsamsataava , Jeha Baa , •»• Ga...
Page 21 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
AGENTS WHO WILL BOOK YOU JOHN J . QUIGLEY S CIRCUIT XaaVraetae HBW ENGLAND . CANADA . HXW YOBX , Playin * goad aets frea M t » «• weeks . . Small Jaaia , iSmfiSZw tm m « . « 1 BeylsUa Strs ^ BOSTOH , MASS . 4 M Gaiety Thaatra Blag .. MEW YOBX OCT . M . * . MARCUS LOEW NEW EMfiUMD BMAM ^ GAIETY THEATRE BUILDING , BOSTON , MASS . Phones-Oxford tOtP . Oxford * *¦•• GOOD ACTS OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS ALWAYS WANTED . CONSECUTIVE TIME , BHOBT JUMPS FBED MABDO . Mar . DOUTRIOKS Theatrical Exchange CHAS . H . DOUTHIOX , Prop , and Managar . 10 f NORTH LA SALLE ST ., CHICAGO . WANTED . -N . W Acta , New Faoes . Beoognjied JB « J ****** n *&amp; £$ L ? ° &lt; ££ Ta ^ riS . Novelty aad Musical Aets , ate ., for Immediato aad future tima- ^ BOOmTO fW i &lt; Baas , T ««* ga a Hornsea la Chisago aad la HUn . ia . Jamas frea 40 eta , ta . « i . Alse Hsw jtoassajajialsaa , Mass , Wisconsin , PERFORMERS—If yea have aa * a * mora weeks spaa , writs , wlra er paame . PANTAGES GIRCUI...
SUCCESS IN WEST [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
SUCCESS IN WEST Los ANGELES , Cal ., Jan . 8 . —Vic Le Roy and Mae Cahill are out in the land of sunshine and oranges and are meeting with more than the usual amount of success gained by people of talent . They have been producing musical comedies for O . T . Crawford in St . Louis for twenty-five weeks , and not for Greenwald , as stated in the Christmas edition of THE PLAYER . In addition to their well-known abilities as unctious entertainers they put on these comedies in such a manner that they move with snap and vim and create a riot of laughter . It looks as if the West would claim these people as their own for many months to come as they are being deluged with offers .
NEW AMUSEMENT PARK [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
NEW AMUSEMENT PARK NEWVIIXE , Pa ., Jan . 8 . —The Cumberland Valley Railway Company are completing arrangements to build a huge amusement park on Cemetery Hill , two and a half miles east of this place . A large sum of money will be spent to make this a popular place during the summer .
HOUSE CHANGES LESSEES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
HOUSE CHANGES LESSEES CINCINNATI , O ., Jan . 8 . —The Grand theater changed hands on Jan . 1 and is now leased to the Athens . Amusement Company , with W . L . Carney as manager . Vaudeville is being played at the house . The lease is still owned by the Columbia Aumusement Company , but they have sublet the house .
BOSTON [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
BOSTON By PETER S . McNALLY 720 Colonial Building Nick Young , the clever dramatic critic of The Boston - American , whose Sunday department is one of the brightest in America , printed much last Sunday of special interest to vaudeville players . Here is a choice paragraph : ¦ . Fortune plays queer pranks , even in the world of the stage . A good example of this is found at the Colonial , theater , where John Bowman , the gallery doorman , when in a reminiscent mood , may look back to the days just following the Civil War- and see himself as one of the . lively members of the teanr of Bowman &amp; Harris , song and dance artists . Bowman s partner in those days was William Harris , now one of the biggest figures in the theatrical world and one of the lessees of the Colonial theater where Bowman guards the gallery gate . The team of Bowman &amp; Harris toured the country for several years . Then they disagreed and separated , each taking a new partner . Dame Fortune t...
OH , YOU MUTT & JEFF [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
OH , YOU MUTT &amp; JEFF Gus Hill took a fast-flying train for Denver , Colo ., on Jan . 7 , to look over the performance of one of his Mutt &amp; Jeff companies , which is now on a trip to the Pacific Coast . All four of the companies are doing an enormous business , playing as many $ 2 houses as they do popular price houses , and doing record-breaking business in every city where they appear . Charles H . Yale is handling the big company which will shortly come to the Manhattan opera house , New York , and afterwards play several other engagements in the metropolis .
Page 22 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
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INFORMATION WANTED ¦ [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
INFORMATION WANTED ¦ Charles S . Grant , of the Hotel Outlook , Seattle , Washington , is anxious to find out the whereabouts of the ¦ Oiscayas Players , who are doing a musical act . Distressed parents are searching for a missing daughter , and anyone knowing of the whereabouts of this company should communicate to above address . D . L . Myers , of Pond Creek , Oklahoma , is anxious . to find the whereabouts of Myrtle Stevens , of the team of Al . and Myrtle Stevens . A matter of urgent importance at home requires her immediate attention , and she should write at once . She left Muskogee , Okla ., Dec . 18 , and no trace of her can be found . She is said now to be using the name of Billie Ferguson and working with J . D . Ferguson . E . R . Taylor , stage manager of the New opera house , Clearfield , Pa ., desires to hear from Waptus Yose Yose and Miss Cuba de Schon , as he has a Christmas package for them , and would like to forward same . Silly Chris . Hartman , whose address is...
ACTORS . IN MERRY FARCE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
ACTORS . IN MERRY FARCE MEMPHIS ; Tenn ., Dec . 26 . —The show at the Orpheum theater last night really began when it ended , as the artists playing that house had arranged a long program of speeches , impromptu specialties and gift-giving , which took place immediately after the show . Manager Fabish was escorted to a prop throne chair and made master of ceremonies , being christened Max I . Mclntyre &amp; Heath acted as court jesters and showed the king his orders should not be carried out , while Boudini Brothers , as royal musicians , ground out airs on accordions . The Fonda troupe , Wright &amp; Dietrich and Elida Morris rendered some grand opera selections . Flo Wentworth &lt;* ave some burlesque readings from plays she has appeared in . Mclntyre insisted on knowing why Hal Kelley , whom he characterized as a mighty actor , author and politician , from the mule-eared State of Missouri , was tsill acting , instead of being in Congress . He was overruled...
NEW YEAR'S IN TAMAQUA [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
NEW YEARS IN TAMAQUA TAMAQUA , Pa ., Jan . 8 . —Manager C Peterson , of the Family theater , gave a New Year s banquet to the attaches and performers of both of his theaters at the Philadelphia cafe . It took place after the last show at night and was thoroughly enjoyed by every one present . On New Year s Day , although big crowds clamored for admission to the Family theater he refused to give more than the usual number of shows . This was appreciated by the performers playing there , and they united in thanking him for his appreciation of their efforts to please .
NEW PARIS REVUE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
NEW PARIS REVUE PARIS , Jan . 8 . —The biggest hit in Paris is the new revue entitled Sans Gene , now being played at the Rejane theater , by Mme . Rejane . Inasmuch as the new production is an elongated vaudeville skit all Parisians are wondering at this actress devoting her time and the biggest legitimate theater in the city to the offering . It is , however , a phenomenal hit . The actress assumes many roles , ranging from a janitress to a Princess .
WILMINGTON LODGE ELECTS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
WILMINGTON LODGE ELECTS WILMINGTON , Del ., Jan . 8 . —Wilmington Lodge , No . 95 , T . M . A ., have elected the follownig officers for the ensuing year : President , Howard Burton ; vice-president , Henry C . Draine ; treasurer , James A . Berry ; recording secretary , Joseph Cole ; financial secretary , A . N . Cole ; marshal , Howard Ingram ; sergeant-at-arms , Edward Casey ; trustees , Walter Arthurs , James Kane ; physician , James L . France , M . D . The lodge s second annual ball is to be held in Turner Hall Friday evening , Feb . 2 .
ALLEGES UNFAIR METHODS BY FRANKEL BROS , AGENCY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
ALLEGES UNFAIR METHODS BY FRANKEL BROS , AGENCY Dick Rhoades Narrates Incident Which Has to Do with Summary Cancellation . GUTHRIE , Okla ., Jan . 4 . — Dick Rhoades , of the vaudeville team ot Rhoades &amp; Hardcastle , complains that the act with which he is associated has been unfairly treated by the Frankel Bros . Vaudeville Booking Agenc } , with business headquarters in Chicago , Oklahoma City and Dallas , Tex ., and a circuit of theaters throughout the South . Mr . Rhoades says he played three weeks for the agency in Oklahoma and was then told to open in San Angelo , Tex ., with seven weeks to follow , taking with him to the opening town contracts for two weeks . After having played one week in Texas the second week was canceled by wire without explanation , even after Mr . Rhoades had asked , by wire , for information . Mr . Rhoades further contends that when he called up the manager of the theater for which he had the contract that had been summarily canceled , he w...