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CHICAGO'S SHOW CHANGES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
CHICAGOS SHOW CHANGES CHICAGO , Jan . IS . —The last performance of Hanky Panky will be given at Lew Fields American music hall on next Saturday night . The show will then be taken to Kansas City , the beginning of a tour which will include St . Louis , Cincinnati , Cleveland and other cities of the middle west . After a three weeks engagement in Philadelphia , . and a six weeks exhibition in classic Boston , it may be taken over onto Broadway . The Never Homes probably will succeed Hanky Panky at the American music hall . Harry Sophus Sheldon s new play , A House Divided , now is being made serviceable for production at the Whitney opera house some time between Jan . 22 and Feb . 4 .
HOME SIDE OF ONE SHOWMAN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
HOME SIDE OF ONE SHOWMAN When the individual even remotely connected with the show ¦ business , be he performer , manager , or working man in circus , vaudeville , burlesque , or the legitimate hears the name of Louis E . Cooke , veteran general agent for the Two Bills Show , he must at once think of the shrewd showman of the old type —the type that is passing . Once having met Mr . Cooke , however , the indi home man . The copy from which this reproduction was made bears the circus man s autograph with the words , Grandpa and the boys a line which also indicates the home side of the man . The boys , of the picture are Louis E ., the second , and Victor B ., jr ., both sons of Victor B . Cooke , also known among the outdoor amusement fraternity as the manager of one of the Two Bills advertising cars . The photograph was taken only a few weeks ago . &lt; » A M and the Boys The Two Bills general agent , though low engaged in the supposedly prosaic usiness of conducting a hotel...
FOLDS HIS TENTS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
FOLDS HIS TENTS CHICAGO , Jan . 13 . —The curtain went | wn at Power s theater tonight , and ] he Arab folded his tents and siitly stole away . In other words , » production has been abandoned , hough it has been given a fair trial . &gt; w all that remains for the Selwyn ky , which looked so good before it is first produced , is the yawning maw : stock .
HOT SPRINGS HORSE SHOW [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
HOT SPRINGS HORSE SHOW HOT SPRINGS , Ark ., Jan . IS . —The horse show to be given under the auspices of the Business Men s League , from March S to 9 , will be one of the greatest events ever held in the South . Entries have been received from the owners of blue ribbon winners and many of the horses which have been admired in New York , Chicago and St . Louis will be on exhibition . The premiums for this show already exceed those of the New York show , over $ 7 , 500 having been subscribed in cash . F . M . Barnes , of Chicago , 111 ., general manager of the horse show , has almost completed the arrangements for the show , and the good work he did with the railroad companies in the way of securing efficient transportation has helped to make the show secure the best of entries . He is now busily engaged in interesting the public so that the show will be a financial success and his efforts will surely be rewarded by a crowd every day during the continuance of the show .
PRINCE YOUTURKEY HURT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
PRINCE YOUTURKEY HURT PHILADELPHIA , Jan . 15 . —Prince Youturkey , a Japanese performer , who has won renown through his daring slide-for-life , was seriously injured at the People s theater , this city , on the evening of Jan . 11 . A portion of the rigging broke and he had a bad fall . His injuries consist of a broken ankle , bruises , etc , which will prevent him from working for at least five weeks . Although the doctors wanted him to go to a hospital he insisted upon being sent to Dad s theatrical hotel , where he was stopping . His wife was wired for and reached there the next day . He is now comfortably resting at that hotel , where he is receiving every attention from the fifty members of the W . R . A . U . who are stopping at the house , and the personal attention of Mr . and Mrs . Dad Frazer .
TANGLEY'S NARROW ESCAPE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
TANGLEYS NARROW ESCAPE J ACKSON , Tenn ., Jan . 11 . —Pearl Tangley and her company had a narrow escape from death when a fire broke out in the hotel where they were stopping last week . The fire broke out at 2 a . m . and entirely destroyed the hotel . Miss Tangley and the people employed in her act were awakened in time to nastily pack all of their effects and make their escape . Happily they were on the floor beneath where the fire broke out or they would have lost everything .
DR . THOREK PATIENTS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
DR . THOREK PATIENTS CHICAGO , Jan . 15 . —On Tuesday last Frank L . Perry , a member of the Chicago sick list committee , visited the American hospital where several artists are under the care of Dr . Max Thorek . He furnishes the following report : Harry L . Cooper , hurt about three years ago while playing the American theater , recently underwent an operation for the removal of an abscess on his back . Operation successful , Cooper removed to his hotel room , and is rapidly recovering . Fred Hamilton , of the Hamilton Brothers , taken to hospital last week suffering from inflammation of the lungs . Convalescing nicely . Nelusco , of Nelusco and LaVina , suffering from , inflammatory rheumatism . Slowly recovering . Several other professionals were last week released from the hospital .
THEATER CLOSED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
THEATER CLOSED ST . LOUIS , Mo ., Jan . IS . —Havlin s theater will be closed for two weeks while repairs are made for the strengthening of the property . Union carpenters examined the theater and declared it was unsafe . The Mayor investigated and found many improvements needed . These will all be made before the house is allowed to open .
Trenchant Tips of the Troupers [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
Trenchant Tips of the Troupers Mollie Stamford made her debut in vaudeville in Hartford , Conn ., last week . She will be known as the Irish Violinist , and will feature old Irish airs . She has been a concert entertainer , and her success in that line of work induced her to try vaudeville . Dorothy Stone , the vocalist , is now rehearsing a new repertoire of exclusive songs , and will re-enter vaudeville in a short time . She has an exceptional voice , and with her magnificent costumes , should make a big hit in vaudeville . Amy Francis , the Girl from the Emerald Isle , is meeting with success in Canada , but in the meantime is preparing a new act with which she will make her New York debut in the early part of March . If she meets with the same success here as has been her portion in Canada , she will be kept working for many months to come within the borders of the metropolis . Miss Barron ( Mrs . Wills ) , of the vaudeville team of Wills &amp; Barron , has been quite il...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
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CHICAGO COMMENT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
CHICAGO COMMENT Player Office By C . P . McDONALD 28-32 North 5 A Ave . MARIE D . SUCCEEDS MARIE C .- * -When Marie Cahill finishes her engagement in The Opera Ball at the Garrick theater next week , she will be succeeded by Marie Dressier in Tillie s Nightmare . ONE WEEK EACH . —The Lombard ! Italian Grand Opera Co . and Laurence DOrsay in The Earl of Pawtucket , will play engagements of on * week each at the Lyric theater immediately after the departure of The Kiss Waltz , which leaves that theater on Saturday of this week . . The season of the Drama Players will begin at the Lyric on Feb . S . TYPHOON FOR CHICAGO O . H . —Marguefita Sylva in Gypsy Love will remain at the Chicago opera house but two weeks longer . She will be succeeded by Walker Whiteside , who will produce The Typhoon at the Chicago on Feb . 4 . SENATORS DAUGHTER HERE . —Fola La Follette , daughter of Senator La FoIIette , of Wisconsin , who is waging war on Bill Taft and other notables for the nomination for our...
CHICAGO'S GAILY FESTAL EVENING OF WHITE BAT MERRY MAKING [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
CHICAGOS GAILY FESTAL EVENING OF WHITE BAT MERRY MAKING Third Annual Ball the Most Succesful and Delightful Social Affair in the History of Breezevilles Memorable Events . CHICAGO , Jan . 16 . —The third annual masque carnival of the White _ Rats Actors Union of America now is but an event of pleasant memory . It occurred on Thursday night last when , facing a bitter cold wind that blew steadily off Lake Michigan , a thermometer that registered four degrees below zero , and a slashing snowstorm , actors and actresses , music publishers and their representatives , and persons from almost every walk of life , gathered at the Coliseum Annex in numbers estimated at about 2 , 000 . As early as 8 : 30 in the evening participants and spectators began to assemble . At eleven o clock capacity was registered , and at one oclock on Friday morning the immense throng of merrymakers was densely packed within the spacious walls ot tne Annex . A more good natured nor a happier crowd was never assem...
What the Observer Saw [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
What the Observer Saw J . C . Matthews at play . Baldy Strang s bag pipes . Steve Juhaez directing the grand march . Bert Delno presiding at the Circus table - . . ¦ , , Abner Ali with all the smiles of the evening . Duke Darrow looking for another novelty . ONeil &amp; Ward calling each other waiters . Henschel s orchestra handing out real music . Mr . and Mrs . John Andrews always interested . » . . Jim Rutherford with his friends around him . The Mullini Sisters heading the grand march . Paul GoUdron shaking hands with everyone there . . E . E . Meredith meeting all the old circus people . Cleopatra taking one of the prizes of the evening . S . A . Bristow dancing with little Claire Matthews . ... Mr . and Mrs . Doctor Thorek being introduced around . Hill , the Tailor , havings a gosh darn good time . Grace Ayer sticking to a real dancer in her opinion . Harry and Bill guarding the chairs at the press table . Sidney Schallman talking loud enough to be heard . Mr . and Mr...
IT IS SAID [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
IT IS SAID It is said there is a leading spirit controlling , directing , dominating , and driving the Vaudeville Trust . It is said that this so-called leading spirit lives and moves and has his being in the atmosphere of the public-be-d d spirit of an erstwhile captain of industry . It is said that so long as this leading spirit lives and shines in his spiritual and aesthetic constellation , the artist will never get fair play or a square deal ; that vaudeville conditions can never be bettered . This is hard to believe , and what this organization will never concede , because this so-called leading spirit of the Vaudeville Trust must meet the issue some time , some place , some day . No man is so big and so powerful that he can override , defy and ignore those ordinary rules of life that constitute the rule of the game between man and man , and upon which is based the common amenities of life . We want to ask this so-called leading spirit of the Vaudeville Trust a few leading ques...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
TUESDAY NIGHT is the latest time for . the receipt of new advertisements or alterations in standing * announcements to ensure insertion in current issue . The execution of orders received on Wednesday cannot be guaranteed , though every effort will bcfliaae to fulfill the wishes of our clients to the best possible advantage .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 19 January 1912
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