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MOTHER . SUES GRACE REAHMS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

MOTHER . SUES GRACE REAHMS CHICAGO , Feb . 6 . —Mrs . Pauline K . Fox , known on the stage as Grace Reahms , who a few days ago married William Fox , a theatrical booking agent , against the wishes of her mother , has been sued by her mother , who demands that thedaughter contribute to her support ., Mrs . Fox has been cited to appear on Friday before Judge Owens in the county court to show cause why she should not assist in the support of her mother : The mother , the Countess Lolita Bdella Predoas , is the wife of Count Ermanno Boline Marchisio Enrico of Turin , Italy . The countess is said to possess estates at Barcelona , -Spain , estimated at $ 10 , 000 , 000 . She at present is engaged in conducting a rooming house in : Chicago . . When interviewed , the countess said : I do not need the support of my daughter ,.. but I shall use every means at . my command to . keep her from a theatrical career . At the death of the count , their father , my children will be the direct heirs ...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PORTLAND ENJOYS AN ALL W . R . iA . U . BILL [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

PORTLAND ENJOYS AN ALL W . R . iA . U . BILL Through the courtesv of Will Deyo , of Deyo &< Rehan , who contributed the picture and list of names , and Devin e & Ross , photographers , who took the flashlight , we are able to present herewith a group of W . R . A . V . and A . A . A . artists who comprised an all union Ml at the Portland ( Me . ) theater last week . The flashlight was taken last Saturday , at the conclusion of the week The program was an event of special interest to Portland theatergoers as it was designated as Mid-Winter Carnival Week , and had been especially booked as a gala program . The Portland theater is union , on the stage and uses White Rat contracts in booking acts . In the Picture above will be found : 1—Howard Eaton , cornetist ; 2—Joseph Gaudrean , violinist ; 3—Mr . Bissau , of the Bissons ; 4—Will Deyo , Deyo & Rehan ; 5—Olive Drown , with Sam J . Curtis & Co : fr-F . A . Remick , leader ; 7—...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
DRAMATISTS WILL FIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

DRAMATISTS WILL FIGHT The American Dramatists Club held a meeting this week and an important matter was brought up for their consideration . A bill has been introduced into Congress which reduces the penalty for the use of plots of dramas , comedies and sketches by ^ moving picture people . The penalty now provided has a prison term attached to it , and the new bill provides that this be cut out and a fine of $ 100 imposed . This would allow the moving picture people to present any drama or play , without the consent of the owners of copyright on them , and the penalty would be a mere trifle , when the value of the offering is taken into consideration . The bill isfathered in Congress by E . W . Townsend , author of Chimmie Fadden . A committee was appointed by the club to defeat it , and it was arranged 1 to have Charles Klein and Aur gustus Thomas go to Washington to fight : the bill .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
DIDN'T LIKE CROWDING [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

DIDNT LIKE CROWDING CINCINNATI , O ., Feb . S . —Attorney J . H . Dawson has entered suit against the Empress theater , H . E .: Robinson , manager of that house arid the Bell Theatrical Co . for $ 500 . He alleges that although he purchased all the seats in a box , at that house , for one performance , an extra chair was placed in the box and another person crowded in . When he objected to this he was crowded into a corner so that he could not see . He then left the theater with his party and now wants $ 500 , claiming that the management had no right to put the extra seat in the box .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ALONE : IN THE FIELD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

ALONE : IN THE FIELD ROCHESTER , N . Y ., Feb . 5 . —The Victoria theater was lately purchased by a syndicate who took possession today . They have given up the vaudeville portion of the program and hereafter will run moving pictures . This leaves J . H . Moores Temple theater without opposition in the vaudeville line .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
FROM FARCE BACK TO VODE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

FROM FARCE BACK TO VODE Pinard & Manny arrived , on the Great White Way Tuesday morning , having closed last Saturday night , in St . Louis , with Bill B . Van s Lucky Hoodoo company , which is touring the Stair & Havlin theaters . The team will immediately take up vaudeville work hereabouts , having been booked . in advance for several weeks .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
"PINK LADY" GOING OVER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

PINK LADY GOING OVER The company playing The Pink Lady in Boston will sail for London in March and will open at the Globe theater , inVthat city , on April 11 .

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Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
GRANDMA DID LIKEWISE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

GRANDMA DID LIKEWISE TERRA H AUTE , Ind ., teb . £ . —uuy Bouton , manager of a vaudeville theater in Ontario , Can ., was married today tc Marie Fancher , of Danville , 111 . The ceremony took place in the house of his brother , in this city . Much to the surprise of . the assembled guests , as soon as the ceremony was over , Mrs . Ellen Hittle , grandmother of Mr . Bouton , asked that the same ceremony be repeated so as to join her in matrimony with Dr . Milton Tolliver . The second ceremony was quickly performed . . The secret had been kept by both of the contracting parties tip to the . marriage of the grandson . Grandma is sixty-eight , according to the statement given to the license clerk , and her new hubby only confesses to being sixty-three .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
REALISTIC REHEARSING [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

REALISTIC REHEARSING DETROIT , Mich ., Feb . 2 . —The guests of a local hotel were much alarmed last night when they heard loud speeches and cries emanating from one of the rooms . Breaking the door open they grabbed Bruin Dudley , an actor , and hustled him into the street , despite his angry protest . The police were called and then he managed to make the explanation that he was only rehearsing a part in a play , he being a member of the local stock company . The profuse apologies of the men who carried him out into zero weather , at 2 a . m ., did not appease the actor and he threatens prosecution .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PT . AVWRTGHTS PART [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

PT . AVWRTGHTS PART Wilson Mizner and Paul Armstrong , co-authors of The Greyhound and The Deep Purple , returned to Gotham last week where they agreed to disagree , and henceforth their joint efforts will not be joint . Mr . Mizner will undertake • the task of making , slight amendments . to The Greyhound , and Mr . Armstrong will go - it alone - ¦

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
VAUDEVILLE IN DENMARK AS SEEN BY AMERICAN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

VAUDEVILLE IN DENMARK AS SEEN BY AMERICAN Interesting Letter from Jewel Viola , Now Playing in CopenhagenBusiness Heavily Taxed . Jewel Viola , who is playing in Europe , writes from Copenhagen , Denmark , trader date of -Jan . 15 and gives some interesting news of vaudeville doings in that city . It was ten degrees below zero when the letter , was written , and yet on account of lack of moisture in the atmosphere , the cold was not felt as much as zero weather in America . The Scala theater has a small stage , but big acts are played and received much attention from the audience . The city lately taxed the directors of the theater 26 per cent , of the gross receipts , and they immediately raised the price of seats 20 per cent . This has . hurt business , and this house will give up vaudeville after October and play nothing but pictures . - Another house in the city plays-vaudeville acts , but it is a large restaurant and long overtures are played between each turn , so that the aud...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ENTERS UPON HER THIRD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

ENTERS UPON HER THIRD Last Monday evening Flora Zabelle started upon her third engagement of the season , when she replaced Dorothy Jardon in The Wedding Trip , at the Broadway theater . She had previously been in The Kiss Waltz and later in The Pearl Maiden . Rose Barnett , who has been- singing another role in The Wedding Day , has for several performances been singing the leading soprano role , replacing Christine Neilson , who was compelled to undergo an operation for appendecitis .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
QUIGLEY MATTER , ' . ^ j REMAINS THE SAME [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

QUIGLEY MATTER , . ^ j REMAINS THE SAME ;> i . b : No Adjustment of Difficulties -With Boston Agent Up Until Playe ?; . Went to Press Up until the time , this weekrls -Issue of THE P LAYER went to press there had been no change in the existing relations between the White Rats Actors Union of America and the John J . Quigley Booking Agency , with headquarters in Boston , against whom the W . R . A . U . Directorate issued a warning last week as the result of unauthorized bookings in a couple of New England towns . Conferences were being held between the opposing ferces , Director Joseph Callahan and Judge Bracket * , of Boston , representing the W . R : A . U ., and Attorney Keeney , of Boston , appearing for the Quigley agency . It was said that there was a likelihood of the . matter s being satisfactorily adjusted within a few days . Lester Whitlock , a booking agent with headquarters in New York , requested THE PLAYER to state that he has not represented the Quigley age...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WHITE RATS CELEBRATE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

WHITE RATS CELEBRATE CHICAGO , Feb . 5 . —It is expected that the business of . refurnishing the club rooms of the White Rats in Chicago will be finished sometime on Friday of this week . Accordingly , an invitation is extended , through the official organ of the order , to all booking agents , managers , members of the order playing Chicago this week , and any and all persons in any ^ way connected with the theatrical business , to gather at the club rooms on Friday night , mingle with the officers and members , and make merry .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
GROWING FIELD FOR ARTISTS MAKES SOUTH AMERICA ATTRACTIVE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

GROWING FIELD FOR ARTISTS MAKES SOUTH AMERICA ATTRACTIVE Barnes & West Contribute Some Interesting Data Upon a Much Discussed Opportunity for Bookings . Barnes & West , who have been twice around the world in three years , write : Our first trip to South America has been a pleasant and successful one . As the South American Tour is much discussedby artists at present , I will endeavor to give those at home a . little dope on vaudeville in Argentine and Brazil . We left Southampton last September and after a fine voyage of twentytwo days , we reached Buenos Ayres and opened at the Casino . It is a huge theater with a seating capacity of 5 , 000 and doing a phenomenal business . The program consists of eighteen to twenty acts , , and the artists position on the bill is changed nightly . They have a good orchestra of twenty men . The show runs from 9 o clock until midnight . There is one show a night and matinee on Sunday . They have some very good acts on this ...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
rortcnester cioseu SUNDAY 'CLOSERS WIN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

rortcnester cioseu SUNDAY CLOSERS WIN f / roctor s , , was tight as . a ¦ drum - last . Sunday , oh . complaint of the Minister s League of that quiet suburb . The Sunday before Proctor s lost its matinee , but was open at night as a result of court procedure . The ministers made it stick , however , the second time they tried it .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
"OLIVER TWIST" FOR VAUDE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

OLIVER TWIST FOR VAUDE Jane Courthorpe & Co . will soon produce in vaudeville a one-act version of Oliver Twist prepared by Frank Ferguson . The whole story will be told in two scenes—Fagin s den and on London Bridge . Ferguson has adhered to the Dickens tale as closely as possible . Next Monday , at Dockstaders , Wilmington , Ferguson s latest • comedy , Billy Boy , will have a production , the scenic mounting embracing a snow blizzard effect . Five characters will be required to present the Ferguson adaptation of the John Kendrick Bangs story .

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Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 9 Advertisements [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912
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Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

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Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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VAUDEVILLE NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 9 February 1912

VAUDEVILLE NOTES • Flora Dorset , -who was lately playing Stella the Stuttering Girl , with Ed . Blondell , has resigned and is now playing ingenue parts with O . T . Crawford s Musical Stock company at St . Louis . Dolly Vernon , daughter of Tony & Flo . Vernon ,, is seriously ill with typhoid fever in a hospital at Bracebridge , Can . Physicians give little hopes for her recovery . Walter Stanhope , formerly of New York , is now the resident manager of the Grand theater , Columbus , O ., and the policy of the house will remain unchanged . • While making the jump from New • York to Pittsburgh three members ofthe Mutt and Jeff company missed the train at Harrisburg , Pa ., through being detained in a restaurant . It was zero weather and the party were • without wraps . Several theatrical • people took up a collection and purchased a sweater and a hat for-the lady who was left . They went forward by the next train . Mrs . Anna C . Jameson , - 64 years of age , who formerl...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
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