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THE SCIENTIFIC VENTRILOQUIST [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
THE SCIENTIFIC VENTRILOQUIST Harry Rose , who is one of the youngest ventriloquists now appearing before the public , need never fear of conflicting with any other ventriloquist that uses but one dummy , as he has a style of working that is entirely original with himself . He begxns an extended tour of tht ¦ Keith Circuit on Dec . 11 , booked by his hustling agent , Sig . Wachter .
PLUCKY ACTRESS THIS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
PLUCKY ACTRESS THIS POTTSTOWN , Pa ., Dec . 2 . —Violet De Mar , a member of the Fred Vice Musical Comedy Co ., found out today that for the past two weeks she had been playing every night with a fractured collar-bone and a broken rib . Two weeks ago she was in an automobile accident , but thought that her injuries only consisted of bruises . Today , when an examination was made , at the local hospital , the extent of her injuries were discovered . She was warned that to continue playing might result seriously , but she continued with her part .
ACTRESS WILL SOON WED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
ACTRESS WILL SOON WED BOSTON , Mass ., Dec . 4 . —Society is stirred over the announcement of the engagement of Prof . Frederick W . Hamilton , of Tufts college , and Mrs . Emma Tuttle James , a teacher of elocution in this city , who was formerly an actress . Mrs . James was at one time connected with the chorus of musical companies , and afterwards toured with concert companies . Her first husband was Henry James , a young English actor , who died some years ago .
ACTRESS GETS FORTUNE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
ACTRESS GETS FORTUNE PARIS , Dec . 2 . —David Wolfe Bishop , a former resident of New York , shot and killed himself here yesterday . He had been suffering from an incurable disease of the liver . He was very wealthy and it is said bequeathed his mansion and its contents to Mile . Jeanne Demay , once a popular actress at the Boulevard theater . A letter addressed to her , containing a check for $ 250 , 000 , was found in his rooms . ¦
ACTRESS STOPS PANIC [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
ACTRESS STOPS PANIC RICHMOND , Va ., Dec . 1 . —Henrietta Crosman s coolness prevented a serious panic during the performance here last night . A gallery god yelled fire and the audience started to run for the exits , but Miss Crosman stepped to the footlights and by speaking a few words stopped the mad rush for the doors . Loud applause from the audience greeted the speech and the play was resumed .
THAT STOKES CASE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
THAT STOKES CASE The case of Lillian Graham and Ethel Conrad , the two alleged chorus girls , charged with shooting William E . D . Stokes , drags along in the New Yorkcourts . The victim of the shooting has been seriously ill , but that has only slightly delayed the trial . There is but little interest being taken in the case .
CENTURY TO HAVE OPERA [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
CENTURY TO HAVE OPERA Arrangements have been made by the directors of the Metropolitan Opera Co . to have a season of light opera at the Century theater before the close of the season . It is hoped to get many Americans in the cast , and all of the operas will be sung in English .
RESTS TILL CHRISTMAS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
RESTS TILL CHRISTMAS MEMPHIS , Tenn ., Dec . 3 . —Robert Mantell and his company closed here today and will not resume operations until Dec : 25 . At that time he will start on a Pacific Coast trip . The attraction is under the management of William A . Brady and it is said that every road attraction owned by Mr . Brady will cease operations for the two weeks prior to Christmas . This is done with a view of escaping the bad business , which is customary when people are doing their Christmas shopping .
CHEWS UP HIS TICKETS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
CHEWS UP HIS TICKETS In an endeavor to break up ticket speculating the police of New York are arresting all men who sell theater tickets on the sidewalks . On Dec . 3 a detective arrested John Martin after he had endeavored to sell him two tickets , but when the police officials went to look for the evidence they found that the speculator had chewed up the tickets and swallowed them . He was fined $ 3 for disorderly conduct .
"PINK LADY" DONT GO [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
PINK LADY DONT GO The Pink Lady will not make the trip to London at the time set . The entire company were to have sailed this week for London , where they were to play a lengthy engagement . During the preliminary tour in this country dissensions arose in the company and several of the principals concluded not to take the trip across the briny , so the trip has been called off until others can be secured :
ALL WRITING PLAYS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
ALL WRITING PLAYS Phillip H . Bartholomae , author of Over Night , is finishing a play entitled Little Miss Brown , which William A . Brady will produce as soon as finished . Marshall P . Wilder , the entertainer , is also devoting his idle moments to writing a play which , when finished , will bear the title of Behind the Scenes . The play will not deal with theatrical life . The same title was used for an unsuccessful production in Philadelphia last season .
SINGER'S DEATH PROBED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
SINGERS DEATH PROBED The sudden death of Alice Tristam Shanks , an English singer , at a club house in Van Cortlandt Park in New York , on Nov . 26 , is being thoroughly probed by the coroner of New York City . Five men have been arrested for complicity in a joke that caused the singer s death . From the evidence in hand it seems that the dead woman was induced to drink carbolic acid from a bottle labeled Vermouth . One of the men is charged with homicide and the others for being accessories before the crime . Miss Shanks came from an excellent family in England and had met with success as a vocalist in England . She had not been able to secure engagements in this country and at first it was thought that she had committed suicide .
ANOTHER FOREIGN STAR [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
ANOTHER FOREIGN STAR Mme . Mella • Mars , the celebrated Viennese singer , arrived in this country early this week , accompanied by her husband , Bela Lanszky , the Hungarian composer and accompanist . She has been especially engaged for the New York Winter Garden and will open there Dec . 11 .
MORE SOUSA MARCHES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
MORE SOUSA MARCHES Sousa and his band will be the attraction at the New Hippodrome on Dec . 10 , and a glorious welcome awaits him . John Phillipp Sousa has finished writing two new marches that are said to be as stirring as the ones which made him famous . They will shortly be let loose on the public .