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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
- — — ™— — - — »«« M «« MB ««« _ ————WWWW ^ M » ^ NATIONAL VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS INCORPORATED MEMBERS NOTICE DUES From APRIL to OCTOBER • ARE NOW DUE and PAYABLE In order to be in good standing it is necessary to carry a BROWN CARD ARTIST * Wjg 2 aXSff | KM * NAGER WITH THIS EMBLEM ^ jf IN THE CENTER N . B . —Members who play Golf may obtain membership cards in the N . V . A . Golf Club by applying for same When paying dues . Cards are good for 6 months . 8 » te ~ : : _ ; : : — : . = . ¦ — -
L NEW N . V . A . LIFE MEMBERSHIP CARD AND CASlT f OF STERLING SILVER , GOLD LINED [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
L NEW N . V . A . LIFE MEMBERSHIP CARD AND CASlT f OF STERLING SILVER , GOLD LINED The two accompanying illustrations show the inside and outside of the handsome new Life Membership card and case now being issued by the N . V . A . The first Life Membership was purchased by Joseph E . Howard . The second one went to J . Francis Dooley . Only recently a Life Membership was purchased by Fred Stone . The Life Membership costs $ 200 and entitles the holder to all the benefits of the organization , including the $ 1 , 000 Life Insurance . Carl Wm . _ Demarest was the first artist to win an honorary Life Membership . His card , and case , a duplicate of the one shown above , excepting that his name was inscribed in the space provided , was publicly presented to him by Secretary Henry Chesterfield in front of a capacity crowd at the Club on Sunday night , April 3 . Mr . Demarest , in accepting , the gift , said that it was the proudest moment of his life . I think the N . V . A . is the gr...
HOORAY ! THEY'RE TO GET AN ELEVA -TOR AT 5 TH AVE . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
HOORAY ! THEYRE TO GET AN ELEVATOR AT 5 TH AVE . Artists everywhere will rejoice in the news that an electric elevator is to be installed back stage at the Fifth Avenue Theatre , New York City . Manager Wm . Quaid made the interesting announcement a few days ago , after the improvement had been authorized by the executive heads of the circuit . The fact that the acrobats—usually the hardest working people on the bill —had to walk up four long flights to their dressing rooms , was one of the chief reasons for the decision . The elevator will cost $ 8 , 000 and is to be . in operation by May 31 . Besides proving a boon to the artists in going to and from their dressing rooms , the elevator will be a great addition to the famous Fifth Avenue Roof Garden , where charming meals are served to the artists at cost in a refreshing atmosphere during the summer . Going up !
FOUR MORE INSURANCE CHECKS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
FOUR MORE INSURANCE CHECKS Four insurance checks for $ 1 , 000 each were sent by the National Vaudeville Artists , Inc ., to the beneficiaries of deceased members on the day before the N . V . A . Testimonial Matinees , April 8 . This is the largest amount of insurance money paid out at one time by the organization since the Insurance Fund was created more than a year ago . The members who died , with dates of death and names of surviving relatives and beneficiaries are as follows : Charles Wood , of Wood , Melville &amp; Phillips . Died , March 29 , at Johnson s Sanitarium , Liberty , N . Y . Survived by widow , Evelyn Wood , who received the $ 1 , 000 check . Daniel Mahoney , of Mahoney &amp; Auburn . Died March 21 , at Auburn , N . Y . Survived by mother and .-brother . Beneficiary is the mother , Mrs . Margaret K . Mahoney of Auburn .- William Lawrence , of Honor Thy Children company . Died in Boston , Mass ., March 17 . Survived by his widow , Mrs . Eileen Lawre...
FRED STONE BECOMES A LIFE MEMBER OF N . V . A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
FRED STONE BECOMES A LIFE MEMBER OF N . V . A . Fred Stone , who last week took an enforced lay-off of several days from his latest starring vehicle , Tip Top , because of an Injury to his ankle sustained while dancing , is now a life member of . the N . V . A . Mr . Stone sent In his check for $ 200 and requested a Life Membership card a few days before the accident occurred . His layoff was the first In 35 years , excepting his regular vacations . Tom Brown , of the Six Brown Brothers , and Theresa Valerio , both prominent artists In Tip Top , are also enthusiastic members of the N . V . A ., and Miss Valerio recently won a prize In the N . V . A . Membership Contest .
VAUDEVILLE ACT CAUSES ARREST IN A MURDER CASE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
VAUDEVILLE ACT CAUSES ARREST IN A MURDER CASE SUPERIOR , WIS ., APRIL 8—Agitation said to have been displayed by Robert Van Arman , aged sixteen , during the performance of Robert E . OConnor &amp; Company in Twenty Seven Hundred , a dramatic playlet , at the New Palace Theatre here , led to the boy s arrest as a suspect in the murder of Mrs . Marie Davis , who was strangled to death on March 21 . Two intimate friends of the murdered woman were sitting directly behind the youth in the theatre . The action of the sketch was similar to the circumstances surrounding the Davis murder . Van Arman was so visibly affected by it that the two women asked for his arrest . He is being held without bail . The incident was played up by the local newspapers with big streamers across the front page and signed stories by staff writers .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
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N . V . A . SPORT NEWS J [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
N . V . A . SPORT NEWS J Address All Communications to the Sporting Editor f ~ BACK OF THIRD BASE | The hard-hitting N . V . A . s added another scalp to their winning list of games last Wednesday morning when they unmercifully trimmed the Hudson Guilders of 28 th Street and 10 th Avenue . Led by the able Sam Smith , the N . V . A . s , each and every one of them , took little pity on the pill and slammed it to all corners of the . diamond . After the boys piled up IS runs , and as many hits , they decided it was enough for one morning and started for the club . The showers on the sixth floor of the N . V . A . ^ came in for its initial test of , the season , and the boys called it a day . The first ball pitched in Wednesdays game was to Sammie Smith , the teams leader , who kissed it gently and sent it oyer the right field wall for four bases . Unfortunately the sacks were not occupied by other teammates . Buddy Shepard who pitched and won the first game of the season for the nine ...
"LOEW-LYONS" | [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
LOEW-LYONS | By JIMMY LYONS CHICAGO , ILL ., April 1 . McVicker s Theatre , the old standby of vaudeville I Mr . Jack Burch , its popular manager , has held that position for steen years . The two orchestras and stage crews , all fine men , have been here for at # least five years without one change in thepersonnel . Bob Hall tendered a dinner to a number of friends in Milwaukee . last week . It was a good old-fashioned get-to-gether crowd of merry-makers . Among those present were : Anger &amp; Packer , Barnes &amp; Freeman , Ford &amp; Cunningham , Emily Darrell and the Palace theatre manager . After the feast Bob announced the fact that he had made the Wisconsin hotel s manager a lay member of the N . V . A . Incidentally , the new lay member said he would give a ten per cent discount to all N .-V . A . s stopping at his hotel . DETROIT , MICH ., April 7 th . The theatre is the Colonial . It is located on Woodward and Silby , Avenues . Quite a distance fro...
. CHICAGO I [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
. CHICAGO I By HARRY EARL Marcus Loew visited us last week . He came here to see the premiere of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse . Jack Manley , of Marston &amp; Manley , was by his pals selected to chaperon road show number 482 which will soon traverse the Loew Western Circuit . The members of the bill include : McKee &amp; Day , Cantor s Minstrels , Hori &amp; Nagami , and Nora &amp; Sidney Kellogg . Surely a happy family troupe . H . C . Danforth , of the Powell Agency , has arrived-home from his trip to the big town . Danforth reports things okay in lil old Noo Yawk .
COLUMBUS , OHIO [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
COLUMBUS , OHIO By MILLICENT EASTER COLUMBUS , O ., April 1 st . Manager W . W . Prosser , of Keith s , Columbus , is in New ¦ York , where he is assembling the company for the Fourth Annual Season of B . F . Keith Stock . Mr . Prosser has been as successful with his stock , companies as he has been with vaudeville . He-has managed the Columbus house sinceit . ; was \ qpened ~ fiftecn--years ago . He was - the first manager to introduce the three-a-day for the summer season ^ Another , innovation was the living-singing pictures which have been widely copied in various ways . . From the Sunday Night Concerts , with only musical acts participating , Keiths Columbus is now a popular seven-day theatre . The vaudeville season and the stock season at the Columbus house , interlap . Vaudeville closes on Sunday night and the stock season is ushered in on Monday night , Keith s is the most popular theatre in Columbus , and is a Neighborhood Theatre to the whole city . The vaudeville people v...
DRIVES AND PUTTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
DRIVES AND PUTTS By CHAS ^ , LEONARD FLETCHER Joe Brown recently played his first round of golf , arid . he likes v it so well he says he may devote only a portion of his time to baseball hereafter . He had the honor of playing his first round with Mayor Gainer , of Providence , R . I ., who he declares is a regular . We recommend the following suggestion to those who find their approach shots going astray : Do not hit the ball with your mashie timidly . Put snap and crispness ^ into the stroke . Instead of playing up to -, the hole , aim for the TOP of the pin . Try _ it , and see how well it works . . Fred Holmes advises that the Des Moines Country Club extends courtesies to all N . V . A . artists playing their city . Mr . Lock is the manager and Jack Welch is , the pro . They are two dandy fellows , and will do all possible to make the artists comfortable , and there are : no green fees , writes Mr . Holmes . He also scp ; ests that artists playing at the Orpheum in Des . Moines...
THE LOEW CIRCUIT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
THE LOEW CIRCUIT . By JACK COOK TORONTO , CAN ., April 7 th . Acts playing here for this circuit play a week at the Yohge . Street Theatre and the following first half at an up-town house . The last half is in Hamilton , only an hour s jump from here .. The Uptown Theatre is very much like the Rivoli in New York ; Manager is W . M . . Mitchell , a dandy fellow . Both of the crews are- polite and nice * to everybody . They . boast that . they have a record of which they are proud . They have had no falling but with any artist who has visited their theatre : Manager Bernstein , of the Yonge Street Theatre , is still the same regular as he has always been . He makes the date a pleasure in spite of the upstairs roof which you play . ; The crews at this house are also deserving of commendation . At the Loew . Theatre in Hamilton one can find happiness in every corner . Everybody ¦ greets you with the proverbial smile . Dandy date . - B . Mills , now managing the Loew Theatre in Montreal ...
KEITH ; SOUTHERN TIME [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
KEITH ; SOUTHERN TIME By . LONEY HASKELL COLUMBIA , Si C , April 7 th . From Charlotte , N . C ., to Columbia , S . C , gives the artists a much needed and good rest . . Train leaves Charlotte 4 : 50 p . m . ( buffet service ) , arrive in Columbia , 9 p . m . FarevJ ^ l : Charlotte is a pleasant date . L :. G . Schofield , . the manager is an agreeable man . • ; ; The stage crews in many of the theatres down here own their own motor cars . No flivvers , but real autbs . They are very nice boys , all of them—it was a pleasure to mix with them . The musicians in many of the houses come back stage to your room and bid you adieu . Conditions are indeed improving . The southern hotels , since the war , have improved greatly . The actor is treated much better than in pre-war days , Rooms , of course , are now plentiful and the treatment is very courteous . The Selwyn ; in Charlotte , is the best in that city . Rates are $ 2 . 00 , up . Betty . Brown s Tea Room and the cafeterias afford ma...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
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LETTERS CONCERNING IMPROVED CONDITIONS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 April 1921
LETTERS CONCERNING IMPROVED CONDITIONS Artists Who Have Grievances of Any Kind are Invited to Write RING OF SINCERITY Augusta , Ga ., Mr . E . F . Albee , New York City . Dear Mr . Albee . I enclose a letter handed to myself and fellow artists playing here in Augusta . Am sure it will interest you . The wonderful work in bringing together manager and artist , I can assure you , is appreciated by every artist with whom I have come in contact . In all theatres that I have played in during this last season , I have always received great courtesy , and there has been present a feeling of good-will amongst everybody connected with the theatre . As an N . V . A . member I admire the work of the managers ; it is having fine results . Very truly yours , - ALFRED V . POWELL . Augusta , Ga ., February 28 th , 1921 . Al Powell &amp; Company , Imperial Theatre , City . Dear Friends : Through our booking office , we have obtained your services , therefore it is hardly necessary to say th...