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THEATER WRECKED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
THEATER WRECKED WATERTOWN , N . Y ., Jan . 4 . —Flames wrecked the Bijou theater here this afternoon , causing a loss of $ 2 , 000 . Joseph A . Hinds , the owner of the theater , and his son , Arthur Hinds , were seriously burned about the hands and face . The flames started through the explosion of a film they were trying . out . There was no audience present when the fire occurred . . Mr . Hinds had but recently purchased the theater from Graham &amp; Ludlow . He will at once make repairs to the house and hopes to reopen in a week or two .
MARC ON HIS WAY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
MARC ON HIS WAY Marc Klaw , of Klaw &amp; Erlanger , is on the ocean on his . , way to Vienna , where he will look over a new opera by Franz Lehar , which the firm will shortly produce in this country . He . is accompanied by Harry Bissing , thechief electrician for the firm , who will study up new possibilities in lighting of this opera . Many new productions , will also be looked over by Mr . Klaw ,. and if he sees anything real good and : novel he will secure the American ! rights for same .
BITS OF LATE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
BITS OF LATE NEWS Magistrate in Philadelphia discharged a sidewalk ticket scalper after scoring theater management for allowing hotel newsstands to sell tickets at advanced prices . Grace La Rue played Betsy in street clothes at New Haven , Conn ., Jan . 9 as costumes were ruined fcy the bursting of a water pipe . &gt; . Isadora Green , who got the hoolc on an amateur night at- the New York roof garden has sued the management for $ 500 for laceration of fellings and costumes . Scenery ; of two Broadway productions went up in . smoke when a scenic plant was burned in Brooklyn . The owners of ¦ many ^ unsuccessful productions ¦ were wishing-that they could have the same luck , _ inasmuch as the charred scenery was insured . William Fox has cut out vaudeville from the New York theater roof garden and will hereafter exhibit only pictures and illustrated songs . Col . Francis Ferari , the animal king , will sail for Europe . Jan . 13 . He says it cannot be an unlucky date , as he...
NEW BOOKING OFFICE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
NEW BOOKING OFFICE COLUMBUS , O ., Jan . 8 . —J . A . Maddax is the general manager of the M . &amp; H . Booking Exchange , which has opened offices in the Princess theater building . Edward Browning is the special representative of the new company , and as he has been a performer for twenty-five years he will endeavor to please everyone . First-class acts will be booked in this city and vicinity .
NEW HOUSE READY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
NEW HOUSE READY SUPERIOR , Wis ., Jan . 8 . —The new Broadway theater is scheduled to open Jan . 15 , the finishing touches being put on this beautiful new house this week . It is roomy and constructed on the latest of plans , which will afford everything necessary for the comfort of patrons and performers . Vaudeville will be played and J . F . Allard , of the Western Vaudeville Managers Association , has arranged a very strong bill for the opening .
NEWS OF THE ORDER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
NEWS OF THE ORDER Meeting Held , Tuesday Evening , January 9 Much discussion was entered into regarding the continuation of card playing , the two weeks temporary installation being up . A motion was made by Brother Kingsbury to put card playing back . for good or until some one is found gambling . - Games can be played for cigars . The motion was carried . Brother Deveaux said it had come to his knowledge that there were men who get four or five acts under their direction and peddle them to agents , splitting a 10 per cent , commission . He suggests that the names of these men be given by acts accosted , and proceedings be taken toward their arrest because this is against the law . He also suggested that prominent labor leaders be invited to address the body from time to time , as he felt they would afford members opportunities to hear some things and ask some questions that would be of great general help to them . Lastly , he pointed out that the Musical Union . published a yearly...
REPORT OF SICK COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
REPORT OF SICK COMMITTEE By BURT SHEPHERD . . I took Brother Nat Leroy to the doctor . ; He can do nothing for his hearing . He is walking much better and is improving slowly . Also visited Brother Hillis at Bellevue Hospital , who is much better . Brother Hayes , at BlackwelVs Island , was very much pleased with his new boots and would like some of the brothers to call any time and give them a concert . He would like a pack of cards—an old pack will do .
HEROINE AN ACTRESS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
HEROINE AN ACTRESS LONDON ; Jan . 8 . —Sir Arthur Wing Pinero has chosen a curious title for his new four-act comedy which is to succeed Peter Pan . It will be called The Mind , the Paint and the Girl . The heroine of the play is the leading actress in a London musical comedy and the play will treat of stage and bohemian life . ¦ ¦
NEWSIES ENJOY TREAT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
NEWSIES ENJOY TREAT CLEVELAND , Jan . 8 . —The newsies of Cleveland on Friday , Dec . 29 , were treated to a vaudeville performance the equal of which many of them have no hope of again witnessing . Twenty acts drawn from the different Cleveland playhouses were on the bill , including Marie Dressier , Sallie Fisher , Gordon &amp; Norton , Beulah Benton , Majestic Musical Four , Jack Symonds , Guy Brothers , Stanley Forde , Milt Wood , Fay , Two Cooleys &amp; Fay , the Germans , Aveling &amp; Lloyd , Bailey , Hall &amp; Burnett , Felix Adler , Al . Herman , the Yellow Kids and chorus , Louis Rich and the Boston Newsboy Four .
FRANZ LEHAR FOR AMERICA [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
FRANZ LEHAR FOR AMERICA It is announced that Franz Lehar , composer of The Merry Widow and other light opera successes , has accepted an offer to conduct 100 concerts in New York at the rate of $ 1 , 000 a performance . The contract is said to also provide that he conduct the American premiere of his latest operetta , Eva , which has be en secured for this country by Klaw &amp; Erlanger .
Page 29 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
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Page 30 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
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Page 30 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 12 January 1912
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