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SAYS SHOW STRANDED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
SAYS SHOW STRANDED INDIANAPOLIS , Ind ., Jan . 20 . —Dave Lee , of the vaudeville team of Dave &amp; Myrtle Lee , is in this city complaining bitterly of the treatment he received from the James H . Gibson Indoor Circus . He claims that he made a big jump to join the show , and that after the first week of that venture ( in Franklin , Ind . ) the sheriff attached the show , and James H . Gibson jumped out , leaving all bills unpaid , including the board bills of the performers .
OFFICIAL NOTICES . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
OFFICIAL NOTICES . MEMBERS OF THE WHITE RATS ACTORS UNION AND ASSOCIATED ACTRESSES OF AMERICA ARE NOTIFIED THAT UNLESS THEY HOLD DUE CARDS PAID TO APRIL 1 , 1912 , THEY ARE NOW IN BAD STANDING . A MEMBER IN BAD STANDING IS NOT ENTITLED TO ANY OF THE PRIVILEGES OF THE ORGANIZATON . Members of the I . A . L . and V . A . F . are informed that transfer cards are now being issued at the New York office , No . 1553 Broadway . Owing to the tremendous increase in our membership , we now hare several members of the same name in many cases . All communications addressed to the home office , whether for information * the registering of dues , or any other business , MUST THEREFORE HAVE THE REGISTERED NUMBER OF THE MEMBER ATTACHED , as well as the signature , to receive attention ; in no bther way can a proper identification be obtained , The members of the White Rats Actors Union and Associated Actresses of America are warned against signing the inequitable form of contract now being vmti by ...
EDESON IN VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
EDESON IN VAUDEVILLE Percy G . Williams has signed a contract for the appearance of RoBert Edeson in vaudeville , and he will start Feb . 5 at the Colonial theater , New York . He will appear in the training scene from Strongheart , and be . supported by thirty people . This is Mr . Edeson s first appearance in vaudeville . He last appeared as a star in The Arab .
BAR THREE MARX BROS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
BAR THREE MARX BROS The vaudeville theater at Saginaw , Mich ., last week refused to permit the Three Marx Brothers to appear , and it is said that the performers will immediately bring action seeking to recover . The theater is backed by prominent citizens of the township . It is conducted by the Wolverine Theater Co ., and is booked by Walter Keefe . Mismanagement is said to be the principal cause of the present lack of patronage , and a new manager , it is . reported , soon will be selected .
SIGNS FOR A LONG TERM [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
SIGNS FOR A LONG TERM Henry Lewis , of Browning &amp; Lewis , on Saturday of last week , signed a threeyear contract with Gordon &amp; North to appear under-their management in such theatrical performances as they may elect . His first engagement will be in the five-people vaudeville act entitled The Bridal Suite , which is to open in about two weeks . Lewis is to retire from the Browning &amp; Lewis act within the next few days to take up rehearsals in his new part under the direction of Aaron Hoffman .
STELLA GOING TO WORK [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
STELLA GOING TO WORK Stella Hammerstein , having helped papa to open the new London opera house , is now ready to go to work on her own account . Her brother Arthur is booking her in Herbert Thompsons play , The Tyranny of Fate , and she will make her first appearance in vaudeville at Atlantic City , N : J ., oh Feb . 5 .
STAGE HANDS IN CLOVER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
STAGE HANDS IN CLOVER •HARTFORD , Conn ., Jan . 20 . —Peter C . Banfield , electrician at the Hartford theater , was awarded $ 1 , 000 and a medal by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission , for rescuing from death a man who had come in contact with a wire carrying a 4 , 800-volt electric current . HARTFORD , Conn ., Jan . 20 . —Stage employees at the local theaters had quite a celebration last week , the occasion being the wedding of Larry La Panta , property man at Parsons theater . The bride was formerly . Rose Anna Johnson .
NORTH SUCCEEDS O'DONNELL [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
NORTH SUCCEEDS ODONNELL Tom North is scheduled to succeed Frank ODonnell as contracting press agent for the Hagenbeck-Wallace aggregation . The position which he will fill is one which at different times has been held by such distinguished personages as Harry Earl—now . of the Ringling Bros , forces—and E . E . Meredith ; at present associated with the Hodkins Lyric Vaudeville Agency . And if Tom succeeds in the publicity game as well as have Earl , ODonnell and Merry , he is to be sincerely congratulated .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
E . M . OBRIEN , ATTENTION ! Will Eddie M . OBrien , , of OBrien &amp; Darragh , please communicate at once with W . W . Waters , Secretary-Treas-urer , W . R . A . U . ? MR . RACKETT , PLEASE WRITE Will W . D . Rackett please communicate with W . W . Waters , secretary , immediately .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
LOOKING FOR SIG . FRANZ Will Sig . Franz please communicate with W . W . Waters , secretary , immediately . CONCERNING DAINTY DIANA Dainty Diana is requested to communicate at once with the offices of Dennis F . OBrien and M . L . Malevinsky , Fitzgerald building , Times square , New York City . GET YOUR LETTERS Letters of importance are in the hands of the secretary , W . W . Waters , for Tommy Burns , Bert Capman , Mamie DeOesch , Denny Hurley , Jack Ripp , Andy Rice and Cliff Saum .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
APPOINTED A NOTARY W . Owens , W . R . A . U . representative in Detroit , Mich ., has been appointed a notary public . Traveling performers often require the services of a notary , and Mr . Owens appointment will be a decided convenience to people playing Detroit who frequent the W . R . A . U . headquarters .
Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
BRANCH OFFICES W . R . A . U . and A . JLJL CHICAGO , ILL . 28 No . Fifth Avenue ABNER AXJ , Secretary In Charge PHILADELPHIA , PA . 133 No . Eighth Street , Corner Cherry LEW MORTON , Secretary In Charge BOSTON , MASS . Boom 308 , Pelham Bldg ., 74 Boylston St . ALBERT WARNER , Secretary in Charge SAN FRANCISCO , CAL . Continental Hotel WALTER , TALBOT , Secretary in Charge DETROIT , MICH . W . OWENS , Secretary in Charge Room 31 , McGraw Building VOICE ia year chief met in Drama or Opera . If it ia good , improve it If there ia anything wrong with it have it corrected . R . THOS . STEELE 1441 BROADWAY guarantee ! perfection , production and enunciation . 8 GEN EFRY PRODUCTIONS IN DYE FOP Vaudeville Aeto BEST TRUNK SCENERY ON THE MARKET Murray Hill Scenic Stadio Murray Hill Theatre , New York TOM CREAMER , Tel . 3853 Murray H 31 L . B . ESTES , M . D . SOSyi Central Ave ., HOT BPHINOS , ABK . Office phone , 1821 . Res ., 1006 .
BLUEFIELD EJECTS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
BLUEFIELD EJECTS BLUEFIELD , W . Va ., Jan . 20 . —Bluefield Lodge , No . 52 , T . M . A ., at the . regular meeting held Jan . . 7 , elected the following officers , for the ensuing year : President , B . D . Turner ; vice-president , J . B . Wade ; recording secretary , Robert Baker ; treasurer ; F . OBrien ; financial secretary , Isador Baker ; assistant financial secretary , J . F . ( Butch ) Moyers ; marshal , W . E . Worhome ; trustees , M . E . Saruth , J . B . Wade , Berny Baker ; past president , Ollie A . Lavin . . After the installation of these officers the retiring president tendered a Dutch lunch to all the members present , The Bluefield Lodge was Organized Oct .. 21 , 1911 , and its growth since . that time is very gratifying to the men who are- connected with it . The lodge has been especially successful in securing as rnembers road men who have visited this . city .
SCRANTON B . O . C . GROWING [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
SCRANTON B . O . C . GROWING SCRANTON , Pa ., Jan . 22 . —After a two weeks siege / of illness , Joseph Cassidy ,. secretary of Scranton Lodge , No . 7 , B . Q . . C , is able to be about , again , and is in active charp- . e of final arrangements for the social and entertainment which the theatrical society with which he is associated is to give tbmorrow ^ evenirig in honor of Robert Deming ^ of Miner . s Bohemian , burlesqiiers , who helped in the organization of the Scranton lodge . Fifteen members will be taken . into the Scranton local at this combined business and . social session . Will Mclntyre and Jack McNamara . of the Follies of the Day company , and Dick Dennis were admitted to membership Tuesday evening of last week .
DISCOVERED AT LAST ! ANOTHER WHITE HOPE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
DISCOVERED AT LAST ! ANOTHER WHITE HOPE Anyway , he s called Whitey ( John Hartman ) , a member of this club , has entered the fighting game . He is at present engaged at Belascos Republic : theater . While conversing with Silent Matty Purcell , the Bull Durham Kid , who is property man of the house and also Whitey s manager , Matty dwelt at great length upon the prowess of his protege . Why , says he , Tom , this Whitey is a wonder—take it from me , kid . D ye know what he done the other night ? No , says us politely . Well , listen and Ill tell you . Charley Lawrence , the carpenter , hung a two hundred and fifty-pound sand bang in front of the property room door to give an illustration to his friends how hard Whitey could punch . What do you think happened ? After reflection , we answered , He drove his fist through the bag . Not at all , replied Matty , taking pity oh our ignorance . He jammed his fist through the bag and into the iron fire door and it took us five minutes to ex...
11 . A AND T M . A . NOTES . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
11 . A AND T M . A . NOTES . fly TOM FLAVEN . John Smith , of Indianapolis local , leaves Sunday to go en tour as general property man with James K . Hacketts A Grain of Dust , which left the Criterion theater SaWrday night . They will carry two productions on the road , A Grain of Dust and a one-act . sketch , The Bishop s Candlesticks , taken from Victor Hugos Les Miserables . The opening will be in Providence , R . I . Messrs . Werba &amp; Leuschers production of Elevating a Husband , in which Louis Mann is starring , has on its roster the following crew : Al Twitchell , boss carpenter , . of Boston local No . 11 ; Willus Lippincott , property man , of local No . 1 ; while Harry Kelly , of Boston , has the _ . light end . They were not elevating , so as we could notice , any husbands , Sunday , but were devoting their time in elevating various large steps and parallels , likewise some platforms that are used . in the first act of the production , which is an exceptionally...
COMMEMORATIVE FEED BY WASHINGTON T . M . A . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
COMMEMORATIVE FEED BY WASHINGTON T . M . A . Gathering Celebrated Twenty-fifth Year of the Theatrical Organi- . zation in Capital City . WASHINGTON , D . C , Jan . 22 . —The seventh anniversary banquet of Washington Lodge , No . 7 , T . M . A ., commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary o £ the T . M . A . in Washington , was . held in Eagles Hall Sunday , Jan . 14 , and proved an unqualified . success . Jos . H . Becker , president of the local branch of the big organization of theatrical employees , officiated as toastmaster , and C . H . Sprague , third vice-president of the Grand Lodge of the T . M . A ., was the guest of honor The banquet committee was constituted as follows : A . E . Toogood , C . Parker , George OMalley , Ernest Hauser , Theodore Miles , W . H . Dawes , and James Mueller . The installation of officers was held in conjunction with the banquet , Mr . Sprague serving as installing officer ; he was assisted by Charles Reviol , of Baltimore , Md ., also a member ...