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HOLD OUT ON ACTORS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
HOLD OUT ON ACTORS CHICAGO , Jan . 8 . —Walker &amp; Barrett , owners of the Star theater , Sault Ste . Marie , Can ., last week attempted to withhold $ 70 from the salary of Stuart Kollins and Miss Hunter , who appeared at that playhouse . This amount , the management alleges , is due them from the performers owing to the fact that they had , two years previous to the present engagement , broken their contract with the Star management Investigation of the alleged breach of contract , however , develops the fact that at the time of his contracted engagement Kollins was taken suddenly ill and was unable to fulfill the terms thereof . White Rats attorneys will endeavor to collect the amount deducted from the salary of the performers .
LESTER CLAIMS PIRACY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
LESTER CLAIMS PIRACY The Great Lester , through his manager , Joseph P . Mack , makes complaint against the number of ventriloquists who have appropriated his original method and material in presenting his specialty . Mr . Mack enters protest against some well-known artists , and threatens prosecution should the copying continue .
ACROBAT IN HOSPITAL [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
ACROBAT IN HOSPITAL Edward Nelusco , of the team of Nelusco &amp; Levinia , is confined to the Mercy hospital , Davenport , la ., suffering from a severe attack of musr cular rheumatism . He was stricken while playing that city , and will be unable to leave the hospital for some time . He would be pleased to have any friends visit him when they are playing the town . His partner , Walter Levinia , is filling the time , left vacant by his illness , by doing a single burlesque act . The time is that of Sullivan &amp; Considine . As soon as Mr . Nelusco recovers the team will play all the dates they have contracted for .
I . A . AND T . M . A . NOTES . ¦ [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
I . A . AND T . M . A . NOTES . ¦ ^ - By TOM FLAVEN . J That the installation of T . M . A . Lodge No . 1 would be a success was a foregone conclusion . From the coast from Maine , and from other foreign countries , they nocked in droves with their wives and sweethearts . Even Uniontown , Pa ., was represented . Refreshments of the liquid and more stable kind were freely distributed . A vaudeville entertainment was the prime feature of the day , many well-known acts appearing . James H . Curtm , the wellknown burlesque manager , presided , while Henry Griesman , of Wallace s , actedi as the official auctioneer . Ed . MulvihjU , of the Metropolitan opera house , assisted as official liquid dispenser , and the ladies and what came with them , left the hall voting the affair a huge success . Charley Fuller , boss carpenter of the Casino , has his hands full in both senses &lt; of the word , getting ready the production of bumurun , which will be produced at that house shortly u...
DETROIT I . A . T . S . E . ELECTS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
DETROIT I . A . T . S . E . ELECTS DETROIT , Mich . Jan . 8 . —Local No . 38 , I . A . T . S . E ., of this city , has elected the following officers for the period beginning Jan . 1 and ending July 1 , 1912 : President , Frank J . Panko ; vice president , James E . Sullivan ; treasurer , Harry Griffin ; financial and recording secretary , John L . Doyle ; business agent , Harry J . Poggenburg ; sergeant-at-arms , Stephen Fleming ; trustees , Wilfred Lloyd , William Phillips , Frank Wilder ; delegates to Detroit Federation of Labor , Harry Wand el , James Nelson , Harry J . Poggenburg ; delegates to convention , Peoria , 111 ., John L . Doyle , Ernie A . Cochrane ; alternates , Harry Griffin , F . J . Panko .
BLOW-OUT IN PIQUA , O . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
BLOW-OUT IN PIQUA , O . PIQUA , O ., Jan . 8 . —T . M . A . Lodge , No . 61 , of this city , gave a New Years celebration , with visiting members of theatrical unions as the guests of honor . The lodge has a membership of 100 , and is considered one of the most active organizations of its class in the State .
PHILADELPHIA [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
PHILADELPHIA Bell Phone : Filbert 44-20 By BOB WATT No . 261 So . 9 th St . Business did not slump after the big holiday trade , and the past week has been an exceptionally good one for all of our theaters . The Follies departed for Boston with a wellstocked treasury , and Billy Burke had excellent business . The Siren drew in a manner befitting its name , and Chauncey Olcott has the biggest two weeks to his credit that he ever played in this city . Burlesque has thrived and the vaudeville situation is in excellent shape . With many strong attractions opening here this week business is bound to be good , and the only thing that managers have to worry about now is the rapid approach of Lent . The managers of the outlying theaters , where small-time vaudeville is played , do not dread the approach of snow , like the managers of theaters in the center of the city . We have so many theaters in residential neighborhoods that wise people are looking for a break in their business any day ....
SAN FRANCISCO [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
SAN FRANCISCO By WALTER J . TALBOT Office of THE PLAYER , • Continental Hotel , Ellis Street , near Powell Belasco &amp; Mayer s most sanguine expectations anent the success of the new Alcazar theater have been more than fulfilled . Since the opening of the beautiful playhouse last week each performance of The Fourth Estate has been witnessed by a crowded house . But the newness of the playhouse is not alone responsible for this agreeable state of affairs . The play and the players have much to do with it . All who have witnessed The Fourth Estate express one opinion concerning it—that no stronger or more realistically staged offering has ever been presented in San Francisco—and the company is generally pronounced the best balanced coterie of histnons Frederick Belasco has ever enrolled . The two new people , Beth Taylor and Charles Ruggles , come in for special criticism , because their stage associations are well and favorably known to the Alcazar s clientele . Of the dain...
Page 25 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
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Page 25 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
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Page 25 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
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Page 25 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
GFSL Q iieadqaartefs : 776 8 ft Ave . lertphone . 554-555 Bryant EDMONDS Furnished Apartments The Only Apartment Catering Exclusively to the Profession W ^ N JVew York 8 ^ TUB NEW FIRE-PROOF NAVARRE Seventh Ave , ASStii Street BUSINESSMEN FAMILIES TOURISTS Maximum of Luxury &amp; t Minimum of Cost . ACCESSIBLE-QUIET-ELEGANT Wkhin Five Minute . Walk ot Theatres , Shops ami dubs . 300 Feet Wert of . Broadway . . New Dutch Grill Rooms . . Lanje * m * e Or / . EJectnc Can paa Hotel to au Railmani . EUROPEON PLAN $ 1 . 50 per Day $ 2 . 00 per Day WITHOUT BATH WITH BATH V Suites , $ 3 . 50 and upwards SEND FOR COLORED MAP OF NEW YORK EDGAR T . SMITH , Managing : Director Plaza Hotel . Chicago , under same management . THE NEWPORT 101 W . Md ST ., Bat Tth AVE , aad ¦ WAT . Furnished rooms , where professional la aad * . to teal at home . Bates : 13 . 50 to SS . BO single , $ 8 . 00 to $ 8 . 00 doable . Private bathe . Plsamla noma If desired . UBS . If . J . OLINOBB . FURNISHED ROO...
LURED TO RUIN BY DANCER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
LURED TO RUIN BY DANCER CHICAGO , Jan . 7 . —Convict No . 2 , 165 was working - in a stone quarry at Joliet one day last week . Convict 2 , 165 at one time was an influential and respected citizen of Chicago , but a kiss flung across the footlights , it is said , drove him to crime and disgrace . A huge rock slipped down the embankment in the Joliet quarry last Monday , striking Convict -2 , 165 and killing him instantly . This convict once was prosperous and had a wife and two children . His name , before he lost his identity and became known only as a number , was Herman Haas , auditor of the Corn Exchange National Bank . But a dance still known by burlesque audiences the country over as a favorite in Oriental numbers , came across Haas path . Haas ignored his wife and two children , showering costly presents upon the burlesque dancer , and embezzled $ 100 , 000 from the bank of which he was the auditor in order that he might satisfy the dancer s whims . , , , Haas on Nov . 11 , 1...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
ml TTMRTA CIRCUIT Week of Jan . 15 . EMPIRE CIRCUIT . Queen of Bohemia . Gayety , Pittsburgh . Golden Crook . Gayety , Washington . Dreamland Bur- Gayety , Baltimore . lesquers . Crackerjacks . Casino , Philadelphia . Bon Tons . Olympic , New York . Bowery Burlesquers . Gayety , Brooklyn . Vanity Fair . Albany-Schenectady . Merry Whirl . Casino , Boston . Columbia Burlesquers . Westminster-Provi-dence . College Girls . Springfield-Worcester , Rose Sydells . Murray Hill , New York . Painting the Town . Hurtig &amp; Seamen s , New York . Midnight Maidens . Empire , Hoboken . Big Banner Show . Gayety , Newark . Runaway Girls . Star , Brooklyn . Reeves Beauty Show . Gayety , Philadelphia . Jersey Lilies . Columbia , New York Trocadero Bur- Gayety , Boston . lesquers . Knickerbockers . Open Week . Lovemakers . Schenectady-Albany . Robinson Crusoe Corinthian , Rochester Girls . Star &amp; Garter . Garden , Buffalo . Belles of the Boule- Gayety , Toronto . vard . World of P...
A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION Charles Robinson , owner of the Robinson Crusoe Girls , gave a banquet to the members of his company on Dec . 28 , which was a happy affair . It was given at the Hotel St . Clair , Detroit , . Mich ., and was unique in many respects . Many presents were exchanged , and the hours passed swiftly with song and story . Among the guests present were : Chas . Robinson , Mrs . Chas . Robinson , Master Irving Robinson , Grandma , Harry Hills , Mrs . Harry Hills , Bernard Woods , Mrs . Bernard Woods , Ed . Davidson , Mrs . Ed . Davidson , Patsy Barrett , Chas . Dunn , May Bernhardt , Lew Spooler , Jack Dean , Joe Mullen , Mrs . Joe Mullen , Louis Bieler , Mrs . Louis Bieler , James ODonnell . Dora Marshall , Lillian Lawrence , Lottie Von Bremen , Mabel Leon , Mabel Lea , Madolyn Fredericks , Evelyn Earle , Ethel Rogers , Margie Conboy , Lou Marlowe , Freda Lehr , Irene Halliday , John OConnor , Mrs . John OConnor , Ben . Kaufmann , Wm . Johnson , Willie Weston , Bud W...
NAUGHTY DANCER FINED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
NAUGHTY DANCER FINED WILKESBARRE , Pa ., Jan . 6 . —The mayor of this city presided as magistrate at a police court , this week , when Violette Dusette , a dancer with a burlesque company , playing here , was . arraigned for giving a lewd performance . . She had been arrested after giving an alleged Spanish dance and the manager of the house and James Madison , manager of the company , were also arrested . All three were scored by the magistrate and the dancer was told to wear more clothes . Each was fined $ 15 .
ATLANTIC GARDENS PASS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
ATLANTIC GARDENS PASS Dusty , time-worn objects , pungent with the memories of former and happier days were sold at auction in the Atlantic Garden , on the Bowery , New York City , Thursday of last week , marking the passing of one of the landmarks of the music hall and variety business in the American metropolis . The building is to be torn down at once to make way for a twelvestory apartment house .