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Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
Important News Prices Reduced 1 PROFESSIONAL II g II THEATRICAL WARDROBE fl &amp; III TRUNKS FAMOUS HERKEAT &amp; MEISEL MAKE , OF ST . tOUIS CAN NOW BE BOUQHTIN N . Y . CITY $ 55 to $ 90 MAIL ORDERS FILLED F . O . B „ N . Y . CITY Used Trunk * and Shopworn Sample * EVERY Hartman , Indestructo , Belber EVERY IliVE U ^ ° » W «» t » . Murphy , sihPi MAKE Nevarbraak , Cantral , Bal S 11 Lt SAMUEL NATHANS SOLE A 6 ENTS FOR H &amp; M TRUNKS IN EAST &amp; $ ¦ 531 7 TH AVE ., NEW YORK &amp;&amp;* PHONE GREELEY 0620
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
PERSONALITIES A benefit will be given at Cohan s Grand Opera House , in Chicago , on Sunday afternoon , May 8 , for Charles ( Karl ) Gardner , famous old-time singer and actor . He is now at the American Theatrical hospital in Chicago suffering from pneumonia . Gardner composed many noted songs of year s ago . He made his last stage appearance in 1893 . He . began his career in Brooklyn in 1865 . Mayor Thompson is chairman of the executive committee in charge of the benefit and Frank Collins of New York is one of the members . Hugh Herbert , one of the N . V . A ., vice-presidents , jumped from New York to open this week in St . Paul for a tour of the Orpheum circuit . He will return East during the summer , to see . the N . V . A . local games , as he puts it . Ben E . Jackson , manager of Foxs Audubon Theatre , returned to New York last week with his bride after a vacation in the Adirondacks . The entire house staff , including the orchestra and stage crews , presented the newlywe...
WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
WHAT ARTISTS SAY ABOUT THE NEW ERA IN VAUDEVILLE IRVING KAUFMAN I am sure that the boys and girls who have been in our game for fifteen years or longer appreciate the new era . They are the ones who realize what it is all about . In the old days I played theatres so dirty and unsanitary that the manager would , never come back stage for fear of getting sick . I also recall dates where theatres had troughs ( the kind horses drink from ) in the back yards and the acts were forced to break ice in the Winter before they could get to the water and wash up . From personal observation I believe that what grievances there are come from the newer generation , who , really have no kick coming at all . They are having the time of their lives and dont know it . I say , keep up the good work . Don t let knockers influence you . Think for yourself . EMMA HAIG I want to give thanks through t h i s department for the wonderful treatment accorded me in all of the theatres I have played this season ....
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
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LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT Mail is lilted here only after every effort has been made to deliver same by theatres , booking offices and the N . V . A . No letter is listed more than once and wiU be held four weeks after publication and then sent to the Dead Letter Office at Washington . DO NOT WRITE THE N . V . A . FOR MAIL LISTED IN THIS DEPARTMENT . ADDRESS THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , 1562 BROADWAY , NEW YORK CITY . Enclose self-addressed and stamped envelope . Adams , Mr . Fred J . Adolphus , Mons . Almqiust , Mrs . Harry Anderson , * • l-nas Ara Sisters Aronty , Mr . John Argus , Joe Alphine , Miss Jean Barnsby , Mrs . Marion Barnard , Miss Julie Beck * &amp; Stillwell Berg , Irene &amp; Joe Bernard , Fay Bernard &amp; Gary Berrens , Mr . Herman Berzac , Madam Jean Bellsbury , Mary jjirt , Elizabeth L . Blue Cloud &amp; Winona Bradley , Mr . James B . Britt , Mr . George Brooks , Miss Peggy Brown , Mr . Earl Brown , Miss Idabelle Brown , Williams &amp;...
MAIDS OF VAUDEVILLE INAUGURATE FLYING SEASON [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
MAIDS OF VAUDEVILLE INAUGURATE FLYING SEASON —Photo By Geo . B , Blount . Artists on the program at B . F . Keith s Theatre In Toledo , Ohio , Inaugurated the 1921 flying season with Aviator Francis Blanchard . The above photograph shows a few of the feminine contingent of the bill making ready for the initial flight . . Manager Joseph Pearlsteln appeared on the scene to wish the girls bon voyage . From left to right those in the picture are : Dorothy Vance , Jean Durand and Betty Reed of the Ye Song Shoppe Company . Others who participated in the flights were Dolly Smith , Leila Keefe and Alice Burton .
I "MUSINGS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
I MUSINGS By JIMMY LYONS C • Uccess teaches us much but failure Caches us more . Crossing , bridges before coming to them . is to promote- gray hairs and . wrinkles . .. .. To appreciate the present - value of money—try to borrow some . Charity begins at home , but judgr ihg by . all of the charity of late , we live abroad . There is nothing with which we are so free as advice . We are rich or poor according to what we are , not according to what we have . Never put off till tomorrow the debts you can pay off today .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
CANADA MONTREAL—ARGYLE APARTMENTS , 96 Mansfield St . ( next to Loew s Theatre ) . Single , $ 10 to $ 14 per week ; double , $ 16 to $ 25 per week . For the profession only . ^__ COLORADO DENVER—STANDISH HOTEL , California , at 16 th St , Catering to the profeBsion . Rates reasonable . GEORGIA ATLANTA—HOTEL CECIL , Luckie St ., near Peachtree . Single , $ 2 to $ 3 ; double , $ 8 to $ 5 . Every room with bath . SAVANNAH—HICKS HOTEL , Congress near Bull . Single , $ 1 . 50 to $ 8 . 00 ; double . $ 3 . 00 to $ 6 . 00 . ILLINOIS BLOOMINGTON —HAMILTON HOTEL , 310 E . Front St . Single , $ 1 . 25 ; double . $ 2 . KENTUCKY LOUISVILLE—HOTEL HENRY WATTERSON , Walnut St ., bet . 4 th and 6 th . $ 3 and up , without bath ; $ 2 . 50 . and up with bath . MAINE PORTLAND — HOTEL BRUNSWICK . When : playing Keith s , Portland , Me ., stop at the Brunswick , MARYLAND BALTIMORE—HOTEL KERNAN ( N . V . A . Home ) . Present paid-up N . V . A . card . and get 10 per cent , discount on room bill and dining...
N . V . A . f ^; ll NOTE S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
N . V . A . f ^; ll NOTE S The 27 th Bohemian Night &gt; N program was presented at the &gt; N . V . A ., April 10 th . The following acts appeared : Rae &amp; Eleanor Ball , from the Hamilton . G . &amp; L . Mitchell , from the Amsterdam . Estelle Erlich , from the 125 th St . Harry Breen , from the Broadway . Kid Cabaret , First Appearance . Tennessee Four , from the 58 th St . Mcintosh &amp; Maids , from the Riverside . Aileen Stanley &amp; Co ., from the Amsterdam . Jack Joyce , from the Alhambra . Brennan &amp; Rule , from the Jefferson . The clubhouse was full of gamblers last Bohemian Night . Those who took part in the gaming were none other than members of the N . V . A . and their friends . Women members sold chances on tickets for the Annual N . V . A . Benefit which will be held at the Hippodrome and Manhattan Theatres , May 22 nd . The punch board system was used . At one balcony table over $ 50 was invested . Edna ...
' CLOWN' NIGHT WILL BE ON EACH TUESDAY NIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
CLOWN NIGHT WILL BE ON EACH TUESDAY NIGHT Tommy Gordon Inaugurates Successful Entertainments at N , ¦ V . A . Club—To Be for Active Members Only The first official Clown night ¦ was presented at the Ni V . A . Tuesday . April 12 th . Tommy Gordon sponsored the entire program . A few weeks ago , Tommy started these impromptu entertainments at oHd time * solely for his close : ficnds . The stunt was so popular that Tommy was persuaded to inauoriiriite a . regular series of weekly CJown nights At tne openinfj : attair , every inch of . snSce was ; taken . No larger crowd was ever assembled at the club . ,-Tommy offic i ated as Chief c owri . Ass i sted bv Clarence Senri . t . writer of : . Lib , Tommy , at the drirns . plaved an overture of &gt; mixed melodies off key . This was the-cue for the gathering to po into convulsions The Crane Sisters followed with songs and were rewarded for their efforts . Joe Worth also came in for his ; share of ¦ ¦ ¦ the . a . op ] ause- with his...
1 Wl M MEN I [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
1 Wl M MEN I By Y . Y . Y . Princess Rajah has been in vandc . ville a long time , but her act g 0 cj over as big as ever . She is a clever dancer and her Egyptian costmu c is a dazzler . Eleanor Ball is a finished violin , ist and the N . V . A . crowd certainl y appreciated her offering . She wore a natty blue street suit . The lady in the act of Pearson , Newport &amp; Pearson , is a beautiful brunette . She wore a charming lavender evening gown with iridescent bodice and overskirt . Bunee Wyde , of Wood &amp; Wyde , wears a number of beautiful gowns . Her queen s gown in the closing number brings out her beauty with splendid effect . The strip train that is awkwardly stepped on is a big laugh getter . Joseph E . Howard has a bevy of charming girls in his act and their gowns are all beautiful . Rosie Moey is graceful and sweet . The girls went through the house at the Palace and sold tickets for the N . V . A . Day matinee , with Mr . Howard on the stage talking i...
Spirit of co-operation as brought out by Testimonial Matinee , makes impression on well known veteran artist . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
Spirit of co-operation as brought out by Testimonial Matinee , makes impression on well known veteran artist . April 9 th , 1921 . Mr . E . F . Albee , New York , N . Y . Dear Sir : Foryour information and in justice to Mr . Ned Hastings . and your staff of workers , at Keith s Theatre , Cincinnati , I want to call your attention to the following : As this was the week of the Vaudeville Artists Testimonial Matinee , I have been brought in close contact with the entire staff—each and every one of whom surely deserves special mention . However , to generalize , I want to state the Testimonial was a big success and give you some of the vital reasons : Mr . Hastings evidently extended himself as the biggest feature of the day should be known as Sunday s Tryout . Billy Sunday is holding a revival . meeting in Cincinnati , and has been known frequently to attack the theatre , or rather , things of the theatre . In spite of this , Mr . Hastings prevailed upon hinr to-appear and do a monolo...
OLD-TIMER SORRY HE COULDN'T TAKE PART [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
OLD-TIMER SORRY HE COULDNT TAKE PART The following letter is from an oldtime performer , known to . thousands . His inability to . appear on the stage . April 8 , . due . to illness , prompted him to write the following letter : Box 472 , Mt . Vernon , N . : Y ., April 8 , 1921 . * lr . Glenn Condon , 1562 Broadway , New York City . ^ ear Sir : Today I received a copy of THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS through the mail , it being forwarded to me by my . esteemed friend , Mr . Wm . Stuart , Assistant Secretary of the N . V . A . ; and I feel so elated over its contents and the good feeling so freely expressed by the Governors , Mayors and otherprorninent men of different States in the Union . What deep feelings of appreciation are expressediby them for the- good deeds done by the Vaiidville actors ! during the great World War , and of their ready and willing desire to cheer the oppressed and downhearted and unfortunate at any and all times . They are always the first to volunteer their services ...
NATIONAL VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS' DAY , APRIL 8 , 1921 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
NATIONAL VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS DAY , APRIL 8 , 1921 Supplement to J HE \ W ^ B |&amp; f ^ NEV / S AprU 22 , 1921 Scattered newspaper clippings , photographs and comments , selected at random from a perfect avalanche of material , and showing in a small way the generous « tf ^* aKm and unprecedented manner in which the day was boosted and observed by newspapers , writers , | | w | vaudeville managers , preachers , public officials and the great North American public , not forget- ^ $ 57 ting the wonderful spiritof the artists themselves . CINCINNATI—The outstanding feature of the observance of N . V . A . Day by B . F . Keith s Theatre and the Palace Theatre here , was the appearance at Keith s of Billy Sunday , the worlds best known evangelist . Manager Ned Hastings , of Keith s , and Manager R . H . Beattie , of the Palace , co-operated in staging street bally-hoos and other novel advertising , stunts . No city in the nation has put forth greater effort to make N . V . A . Day...
NATIONWIDE TESTIMONIAL MATINEE FOR VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 April 1921
NATIONWIDE TESTIMONIAL MATINEE FOR VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS ( Leading Editorial from the Lot Angeles Evening Herald of April 7 th ) You have marveled at the supple muscles of the acrobat , admired the deft and twinkling footcraft of dainty dancers , laughed immoderately at the knockabout sketch team , been convulsed by comical black-face mokes and monologists , and been thrilled and thralled by the beauties of the vaudeville stage . . But did it ever occur to you that tragedy often breaks in upon the lives of these comedians , and that inevitably there comes the time when the silver cords of the vocalist s throat turn rusty , the lissome limbs of the dancing girls grow rheumatic , when the-wbeezes of the jester are jeered and not cheered , and the stars of the big time fade away into the discard ? Can you imagine anything more pitiful than the lot of the sick , superannuated and penniless performer , to whom even the sight of the medals and souvenirs of former glory is now only the fuel t...