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KNOXVILLE GETS TWO . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
KNOXVILLE GETS TWO . KNOXVILLE , Tenn ., Jan . 22 . —William Wassman , owner of the Crystal theater , has arranged to build a new theater to be called the Rex , in which moving pictures will be shown , He expects to have it open in six weeks , and then will tear down his present theater and remodel it . He expects to spend nearly $ 20 , 000 on the two houses .
TO AID STAGE CHILDREN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
TO AID STAGE CHILDREN The National Alliance for the Protection of Stage Children will give a benefit performance at the Century theater oh the afternoon of Feb . 9 . All of the prominent members of the musical and dramatic companies playing New York that week will be on the program . The proceeds are for the benefit of the work being carried on in aid of the stage child . Many of these are prevented from earning a living , in certain States , bv prohibitory laws .
MAY BE TWO " PALACES " FOR MOSIC HALL SHOWS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
MAY BE TWO PALACES FOR MOSIC HALL SHOWS The Shuberts Say Their Newest Resort Will be Named Identical With Martin Beck s Music Hall and Will Give Similar Entertainment to New Yorkers . The anouncement was made by the Shuberts Monday that the new theater to be . erected by them in West Forty- . fourth street , next to the new Times Annex , would be called the Palace Music Hall and Roof Garden . For some time workmen have been excavating and laying foundations , but the final plans have only lately been approved . Martin Beck s Palace theater will be in Forty-seventh street , having a frontage on Longacre square and a sign now announces the fact from the front of the buildings which are to be torn down to make the entrance . Mr . Beck announced his Palace theater some weeks ago , and the Shuberts now come to the front with a claim to the title . It is the announced purpose of the Shuberts to conduct the new theater along the lines of an English music hall . Speculation is still rife as...
NO SACRED CONCERTS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
NO SACRED CONCERTS ALBANY , N . Y ., Jan : 22 . —No alleged sacred concerts will hereafter be allowed in this city . Mayor McEwan has issued an order that the entire programs of all these concerts must be submitted to him in advance , and he will thoroughly study them , f and if every . selection . is hot sacred the concert will be stopped . The edict was brought out by rumors that some of the theaters intended giving regular performances under the guise of concerts .
Page 29 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
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Page 30 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
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Page 30 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
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Page 30 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 26 January 1912
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
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FOX'S CITY THEATER CANCELLING ACTS BY WHOLESALE NOWADAYS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
FOXS CITY THEATER CANCELLING ACTS BY WHOLESALE NOWADAYS If s the Try-Out House for the Circuit and Reputable Acts are Summarily Disposed ot by Local Manager Regardless of Their Standing on Other Tours—Ed F . Keeley , Booking Agent , Declares Remedy Rests with William Fox , Head of Concern It s an unusual day with Fox s City theater , New York , when one or more acts of reputable standing in the profession are not cancelled , mostly without warrant , by the manager of the house in Fourteenth street . The house splits the week ; opening shows on Monday and Thursday afternoon . Last Thursday ( Feb . 1 ) seven acts were cancelled during the afternoon and evening . Last Monday ( Feb . 5 ) four acts were closed at the afternoon show alone . During the latter days of last week the bill at the City was almost continually shifting in its make-up , new acts succeeding closed specialties until Saturday night . Ed F . Keeley does the booking for the Fox houses in Greater New York and vicinity ....
CORRECTING AN ERROR [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
CORRECTING AN ERROR Through an unfortunate mistake that THE PLAYER made in its issue of Jan . 19 , an injustice has been done to _ a young lady by the name of Lillian Graham . In a dispatch from Chicago , dated Jan . IS , on page 8 of that issue of THE PLAYER , reference was made to Lillian Graham appearing in The Kiss Waltz and . the young lady is referred to as Lillian Graham who some time ago shot Mr . Stokes in the leg in New York as succeeding Adele Rowland . This young lady , who takes the part in The Kiss Waltz , it seems , is not the Lillian Graham who shot Mr . Stokes and is in no way related to or connected with the Lillian Graham of shooting fame . No one can regret more than this paper the occurrence of this mistake and we hasten to make amends . We sincerely trust that Miss Graham will suffer no inconvenience by reason of our mistake , growing out of the unfortunate coincidence- of similarity of names .
CARR AND ASKIN FALL OUT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
CARR AND ASKIN FALL OUT CHICAGO , Feb . 6 . —Alex Carr has been sued by the La Salle Opera House Co . for $ 50 , 000 breach of contract and the theater company has attached the comedian s bank account . Harry Askin s statement accuses Carr of having served an ultimatum on the management demanding a raise of salary to the tune of $ 150 per week and a re-arrangement of the advertising so that Carr would be the only member of the Louisiana Lou cast to be mentioned . Askin spurned the ultimatum and instituted court proceedings .
BITE MEANT LAY OFF [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
BITE MEANT LAY OFF BUFFALO / N . Y ., Feb . 1 . —Marguerite , while playing . the Family theater , last week , was bitten by . one of the lions in the act . The injuries while painful were not serious , but- she was compelled to lay off for three days while receiving medical attention . She resumed work this week .
FROM U . B . O . TO VERBECK [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
FROM U . B . O . TO VERBECK Last Monday the Plaza , Buffalo , which has been booked by the U . B . O . Family Dept ., began taking its customary four acts from the Verbeck Agency , of Buffalo . Next Monday the Colonial , Buffalo , which formerly played five acts and then switched to dramatic . stock , will return to an eight-act Verbeck booking . The . Happy Hour , Ithaca , and the Eagle , Tonawanda , playing five acts in all , now book through the Buffalo source .
DROPS DEAD OF APOPLEXY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
DROPS DEAD OF APOPLEXY Frederick Richards , a brother-in-law of Percy Williams , the New York vaudeville magnate , dropped dead of apoplexy while dining in a restaurant in New York City Wednesday night of last , week . Mr . Richards was seventytwo years of age and was formerly employed as an interpreter in the United States Bureau of the Latin-American Republics at Washington . His widow is a sister of Mrs . Williams .