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RULE FOR CABARET SHOWS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
RULE FOR CABARET SHOWS Justices Deuel , Hoyt and Mclnerny , of the New York courts , sitting in the case of Louis Martin and Gaston G . Netter , of the Louis Martin Corporation , charged with running a theatrical show without a license , on Thursday ruled that the so-called cabaret show — at least as presented in Martins—is not in violation of the law and that no theatrical license is required for it . ... _ The decision exhaustively reviews the Court of Appeals decisions , bearing upon public exhibitions , and concludes : The evidence in the present case permits no . conclusion that direct pecuniary benefit accrued by reason of the entertainment at these midnight suppers , but it does compel the conclusion 4 hat such entertainment was a mere incident to the general business carried on in the premises in question : in other words ,. an attraction that might secure patronage in a center where competition was sharp and persistent
WH . 10 BBIS PICKS UJE IIRE 1 ttiiM D ^ UK ^ [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
WH . 10 BBIS PICKS UJE IIRE 1 ttiiM D ^ UK ^ Carnegie Hall Sold Out , Hiprjpdrome Next , and Then Madison Square Garden for Sirota , Russian Rival of Caruso • Win . Morris proved himself ! one of the bestlittle pickers in showdom when he contracted with ; Sirota , the Cantor of Moscow , after everybody else in America had passed him up . The truth seems to be that Sirota is going to be a bigger money-maker , in proportion , than Harry Lauder ever has been for the enterprising independent impresario . Sirota is the chief of all dignitaries , in the musical line , among the Hebrew synagogs of the world . Every Jewish church has a cantor who leads in the musical services of the church , and the Cantor of Moscow is known the world over as an office which of itself guarantees respect and absolute deference to its occupant , for the reason that it is the highest position in the gift of the- church . Sirota is credited with being the only rival Caruso will recognize . . Carnegie hall was s...
NO DAMAGES : NO LICENSE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
NO DAMAGES : NO LICENSE The Barnum &amp; Bailey contracting agent ran against a snag in Schenectady fhis week when the Mayor demanded that , the Ringling Bros , make amends to the people who bought tickets to the show , two years ago , and were denied a view of the performance when the big top was destroyed by fire . The Mayor demands that the receipts for that day be turned over to a committee of citizens , which will devote the money to equipping a public play ground . Unless the Ringlings make this concession the show will not play Schenectady this year , at least .
ANOTHER NIECE SURPRISES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
ANOTHER NIECE SURPRISES - . Mrs . Jerry Cohan , of the Little Millionaire company , was given another surprise last Tuesday when the announcement was made that her niece , Marjorie Rhodes , of the Geo . M . Cohan company , has followed the lead of her sister , Lila Rhodes , and has secretly married . Marjo rie became the wife of James Troop , of Rochester , N .-Y ., on Jan . 22 , Rev . Father Burke , of All Saints Church ^ : New York City , performing the ceremony . Lila Rhodes had previously been secretly . wed to ¦ Chas . King , of Brice &amp; King , vaudeville - . features . ¦ .
LEDERER SUES RUBE WELCH [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
LEDERER SUES RUBE WELCH CHICAGO , Feb . 6 . —George W . Lederer filed an attachment suit in Municipal Court Tuesday to tie up the receipts of the Columbia theater in order to force Rube Tvfelch to , pay him $ 7 , 500 . Suit was filed against Welch , Francis &amp; Co ., as owners of the musical review company , and is based on the allegation that royalties on certain plays and vaudeville acts used by Welch have not been paid . It is demanded that the receipts for the week ending Feb . 1 be held for the plaintiff . &lt;
McCLOUD SPRAINS LIMB [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
McCLOUD SPRAINS LIMB CHICAGO , Feb . 6 . —While playing .. at Clinton , la ., last week for the Western Vaudeville Managers Association , Pete McCloud suffered a severe sprain of the left leg , which resulted in paralysis to the entire left side of his body . _ He would be pleased to hear from friends arid may be addressed care the Palace theater , Chicago .
SARAH BERNHABDT BECK'S ; 1 IRST :: :: T I ATTRACTION FOR PALACE THMER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
SARAH BERNHABDT BECKS ; 1 IRST :: :: T I ATTRACTION FOR PALACE THMER brpheum Head Gives the Divine ^ i and In Blanket Contracting Headliners for Next Season I Martin Beck has made ari 6 ther move in his game of mystifying the wise ones in the c 6 nfirniation of a tontract which he had negotiated for the services of Sarah Bernhardt to appear in American vaudeville . The table arrived last Monday and Mr : Beck announced that he had secured the great French actress for a term of forty weeks . She will be an early feature , if not the opening headliner , at his new Palace theater , now being erected in Longacre Square , at Forty-seventh street . Negotiations have been pending since Mr . Beck s recent trip to £ urope , and the arrangements for her American tour include a special train equipment for her trip over the Orpheum Circuit . The new Palace , Chi cago , will-see Mme . Bernhardt shortly , after she ^ opens at Beck s Palace iii New York , ; It his become known that either in pursui...
NEW YORK THEATER CLOSED WHILE F . ZIEGFELD , Jr „ MAKES PREPARATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
NEW YORK THEATER CLOSED WHILE F . ZIEGFELD , Jr „ MAKES PREPARATIONS House Opens Washington s Birthday Renamed Moulin Rouge—Old Jardin de Paris Now Fox s Moving Picture Roof Garden—Ziegfeld May Eventually Operate Both Resorts . . The Southeast corner of Broadway and Forty-fifth street was dark and lonely Monday evening while the theater crowds flocked past the entrance to the unlighted New York theater . There were no announcements upon the newly blanked-out boards and the only , signs of life around the place was evidence in the stragglers were passing dimes into the William Fox box office to witness his moving picture displays on the roof . The famous theater will re-open Washington s Birthday as the Moulin Rouge , with F . Ziegfeld , Jr ., operating the house under an arrangement with Klaw &amp; Erlanger . It is said that Ziegfeld , when summer comes , will have control of the present moving picture roof garden and will again conduct it under its former alluring monaker o...
SYRACUSE FIXES LICENSES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
SYRACUSE FIXES LICENSES .. SYRACUSE , N . Y , Feb . 6 . —The following license fees . have been fixed for amusement resorts for the coming year : Theaters , $ 200-per year ; three-ring circus , $ 150 a day ; two-ring , - $ 100 ; onering , $ 50 ; Wild West shows , $ 150 a day ; museurrt . of . anatomy , $ 25 a day or $ 100 a week ; . amusement parlors and penny arcades ; $ 150 a year ; moving picture shows ,- which include illustrated sorigs , $ 150 a year . It was also declared that the license for hand organs would be $ 5 a week ; and that they could only play from 9 a . m . to . 9 p . m .
SHUBERTS EXPANDING MUSIC HALL INTERESTS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
SHUBERTS EXPANDING MUSIC HALL INTERESTS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY Secure American Music Hall , Chicago , to Operate With Other Big City Theaters in Conjunction With New York Winter Garden . The Messrs . Shubert , through an arrangement with Marcus Loew , who represented the interests of Wm ; Morris , Inc ., and with the . Eidleweis Brewing Co ., of Chicago , owners of the property ; have ebme into possession ofthe Amer ; ieari Music hall , Chicago . . : The house has been seciired to be operatedin - conjunction with ¦ ¦ sdme other theaters irf big towns , 1 along lines somewhat comparing ; with their Winter Garden , prqgrams -i n -New- York . ¦ • . \ - ¦ ¦ : /¦• ¦ There will be something of a -change in the style of Winter Garden shows , the -Shuberts say , and Lee Shubert will soon go abroad to secure . fitting attractions . The Chicago house will have as its first Shubert offering The Rose of Panania , an . innovation being $ 1 prices for orchestra seats . • This style of production ...
"CRACK SHOT" KILLS AID [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
CRACK SHOT KILLS AID KANSAS CITY , MO ., Feb . 5 : —The accidental discharge , of a rifle caused the • death here today of George Rudolph , eighteen ^ who for months as a member : of a . vaudeville act had held the wand in his mouth while an egg balanced on the end of it was shattered by John C . Ray , a crack shot . While Ray was -cleaning his rifle in the dressing room the weapon was discharged , the bullet entering Rudolph s breast .
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
. Notice to Managers ELECTRICAL ACTS CANNOT BE COPYRIGHTED So Not be Deceived By Misleading Statements . Where No Copyright Can Be obtained , no Damage Can be Done and . No One Can Be Held Liable for Damages . This . la An Exact Copy of A Letter received by PROF . LA PEINE From the Library-of Congress , Washington , D . C , Dated Jan . 26 , 1912 : Prof : La Heine , Sanford , Maine . Dear Sir : In response to your letter of January 18 you are informed that tUe copyright law provides for the registration of dramatic compositions , , that is , worKs con-sisting-of dialogue . and action-Intended for &gt; Vtage production . The statute , however , does not provide for the registration iri-tnis office of specialty acts , stage business ,, or scenic effects , without dialogue . . Please , see circular . 2 T , which ; enumerates . all the varf-, ous classes of- * -articles-s \ ibject : to reglstration . It • will be-observed tjiat copyright re-lates-solely to work s of literature , ...
VAUDEVILLE NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
VAUDEVILLE NOTES Clara Blandick , who was formerly with the Poli Stock Co ., is now playing in vaudeville , using MathewGoldman s sketch , entitled , Behind theaSootlights . She is supported by Chas . ^ Kingsley , Thomas Carroll and H . H ; Height . Gruber &amp; Kew , having finished their S , &amp; C . time ,, opened in Kansas , City , Feb . 4 / and have a complete tour , booked which will keep them busy . until June . They will then go to their farm for a summer , rest Bessie La Count , who : acquired much fame in the West through her novel singing of descriptive songs , has concluded a long engagement through the East in vaudeville houses . She- comes to New York , Feb . 19 , and has signed with a musical comedy to play leading roles . At a benefit for charity given in Watertown , N . . Y .- , for three days , starting Feb . 1 , W . Scott Mattraw ,. manager of the City opera-house , appeared in a blackface specialty and made a big hit : The show was billed , as So...
VAUDEVILLE NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
VAUDEVILLE NOTES Kathryn Clarke , , of the Shooting Clarkes , is confined to the St . Marys hospital , Quincy , III ., : recuperating from a severe surgical operation . She would appreciate letters from her friends to pass away the lonesome hours . Stone , Paul &amp; Marmion open on the Orpheum Circuit at Duluth ; Minn ., Feb . 11 and will play to the coast . - ¦ Fujiyama is the name of a new opera which will shortly go on a tourof vaudeville houses . The libretto was written by Arthur Edwin Krous and the music by Walter L . Rosenberg . Ada Mitchell will head the cast and there will be a chorus of nine . The opera is in two scenes and special electrical effects and beautiful costumes will be provided . The tour will be under the direction ofc George Cfioos . ¦ • • After a separation of two years Ring &amp; Williams have joined again and are now doing a comedy specialty that is receiving much praise , from managers and audiences . During the time the team were not wor...
Adam Sowerguy ' s Review [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
Adam Sowerguy s Review Written by J . A . MURPHY ( Murphy or Willard ) ORIGINATOR OF ADAM SOWERGUY DEAR MIKE : I never thought ! would . get mixed up with Shep Wrenchy or any . of that Stadium gang again in . any way , but it seems like him and-the feller in West Cranberry and his cousin in Las Vegas has formed theirselves into an assosiasion to permote Vaudeville and also theaters in which to perform-it . After they had initiated each other they took in- a lot of other members so as they would nt be under no expence themselves , and at one of their meetins they wrote me a unanymus . letter whereof they . request that I becom a travelin representative , to go round the country and report on acters in the shows . They pay for my railroad tickets and allow me two dollars and a quarter a day expence money . I wanted two seventy five at first but after a good bit of dicicerin . I compermized on two and a VA pervidin . they send me a post office order for the full amount every day : That...
' i ...... a Fmmmie FaxKks and Foibles [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
i ...... a Fmmmie FaxKks and Foibles By Cody Whaley AS . an excuse for . their . little vanities , women are often heard to exclaim : Why , I dont / A tbihk - a little powder , or even rouge , hurts your skin in the least . Look at the actresses ; • they use more , powder , rouge , grease paint and make-up of every description , and they usually have better complexions- than other women have . rhen , too , as one distinguished club president said : I like to visit these professional clubs because the lives you lead are so interesting and exciting . Then , too , you look so pretty . You know how to dress better than other women do and you have cultivated the graces of life more advantageously . So , thinking that good cold cream , powder and paints were not harmful , I xalled at the M . Stein Cosmetic Company s factory the other day to find out just-what effect grease paint and such things had on the skin , and how they were manufactured . And I had the pleasure of being escorted thr...
BUFFALO HOUSE RUMORS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
BUFFALO HOUSE RUMORS ¦ ^ . BUFFALO , N . Y ., Feb . 5 . —Excavation for . Shea s new theater , in Genessee stfeet , opposite the Star theater , is well under way , and the building is expected toiijbe in readiness for the opening of next season . The new house is concerned in a rumor which , promises the Lyric , now playing dollar road shows , to the Eastern Burlesque Wheel for next season . Lyric attractions may go to the new Shea house . . The present Columbia Wheel house is tne Grand , on only a yearly lease ; and it may be necesary for that wheel to have a new house any time . Burlesque in the Lyric would bring the two wheels in closer opposition than ever , on opposite corners . There is another Lyric rumor which gives it to the Family Department , U . B . O ., to run in opposition to the Family theater , operated by Marcus Loew . . The Mark-Block Amusement Co . have bought a site at Ferry and Grand streets ( West Side ) , upon which they will build , in readiness for next seas...