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SHE'S A WINNING WIDOW [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
SHES A WINNING WIDOW This is Florence May , the young lady who assumed the role of the Widow in Mar Spiegel s new attraction , The Winning Widow This attraction started over the Star &amp; Havlin time last September , but after three months it has taken the place of The Majesties in the Columbia Wheel . Miss May is retained , along with the other principals , and is winning new laurels in the burlesque field .
SMALL TIME ACTIVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
SMALL TIME ACTIVITIES FORT WILLIAMS , Can ., Nov . 30 . — George H . Webster has added the Corono theater to his string of houses . The house opened with Webster booking on Nov . 25 . LETHBRIDGE , Can ., Nov . 27 . —A new up-to-date vaudeville theater was opened here under the management of Allen Morris last week . Mr . Morris was formerly manager of the Eureka theater of this city . The new house has a seating capacity of 650 . TACOMA , Wash ., Nov . 29 . —The Princess theater , a new vaudeville and motion picture house , opened as scheduled , to a capacity audience . The seating capacity is 700 and the interior represents an outlay of $ 25 , 000 , making it one of the finest houses booked by the Fisher office . A concealed lighting system has been installed and a pleasing simplicity has been observed in the decorations . The orchestra is under . the direction of W . E . Davis , formerly leader at the Majestic , and Nat Darling , late of the Pantages , is associated in the manageme...
HOTEL GOES BROKE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
HOTEL GOES BROKE The Hotel Albany , a well-known Broadway hotel , is in the hands of a receiver and will be run by him for thirty days . After that time the courts will decide whether it will be wise to continue the hotel . This has been a favorite place for actors in the past and if it closes it will make many of them journey further up-town .
INDICTED FOR PERJURY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
INDICTED FOR PERJURY CHICAGO , Dec . 6 . —Robert Meyers , formerly connected with The Night Owls and later advertising manager of the Garrick theater , has been indicted for perjury on charges preferred by his wife . He was released on bail of $ 4 , 000 . The case now is pending .
Page 23 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
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Page 23 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
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SALT LAKE AUDITORIUM IS GUTTED BY FIRE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
SALT LAKE AUDITORIUM IS GUTTED BY FIRE SALT LAKE CITY , Utah , Nov . 29 . —Business at the Orpheum is holding up well , thousrli this week s bill lias not the immsnse headliner that last week boasted . Mabelle Adams and C . H . ODonnell in the dramatic playlet termed Zila headline , with Charles and Fannie Van in A Case of Emergsncy holding headline honors from the laughing standpoint . The Nichols Sisters , blackface ; McDevitt , Kelly &amp; Lucey , in The Piano Movers ; The Four Floods , in their trick acrobatic novety ; Ward Baker , violinist , and Kramer &amp; Spillans , herculean athletes , comolete the bill .. Aris Mysterie , with ten people and a carload of special scenery , headlines the Empress bill that starts a week s run today . Miller , Eagle &amp; Miller , The Human Aviators , Kate Fowler , the girl at the piano ; Rae Brosche &amp; Co ., in the comedy , Bottle 6-40-9 ; The Four Venetians , and Niblo &amp; Riley , in song and danc...
COLUMBIA CIRCUIT . week of Deo . n . EMPIRE CIRCUIT . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
COLUMBIA CIRCUIT . week of Deo . n . EMPIRE CIRCUIT . Winning Widows . Gayety , Pittsburgh . Big Gayety Company . Gayety , Washington . Ginger Girls . Gayety , Baltimore . Honeymoon Girls . Gayety , Philadelphia . Behman Show . Olympic , New York . Queen of Bohemia . Gayety , Brooklyn . Golden Crook . Albany-Schenectady . Dreamland Bur- Gayety , Boston , lesquers . Crackerjacks . Westminster-Provi-dence . Bon Tons . Springfield-Worcester . Bowery Burlesquers . Murray Hill , New York . Vanity Fair . Hurtig &amp; Seamons , New York . Merry Whirl . Empire , Hoboken . Columbia Burlesquers . Gayety , Newark . College Girls . Star , Brooklyn . Rose Sydell s . Casino , Philadelphia . Fainting the Town . Columbia , New York . Midnight Maidens . Casino , Boston . Big Banner Show . Open Week . Runaway Girls . Schenectady-Albany . Reeves Beauty Show . Corinthian , Rochester . Jersey Lilies . Garden , Buffalo . Trocadero Bur- Gayety , Toronto , lesquers . Knickerbockers . Gayety , Detro...
Page 24 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
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Page 24 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
PROFESSIONAL STATIONERY 1 , 000 ruled or unruled Bond Letterheads , $ 2 . 00 In any color Ink , 82 . 50 In any two colors ; 1 , 000 Professional cards , 81 . 00 ; 1 , 000 good White rag Envelopes , 82 . 00 . My famous combination of 250 Letterheads and 250 Envelopes , $ 1 . 75 . 1 , 000 nice Circulars , 6 % x 8 % , describing your act , 81 . 00 . Samples 2 c . stamp . DON WIMMER , Mfg . Fritter . SHrUYVUlE , IND . IE RATS , Come one , oome all , to the old reliable WIOMAKER GEORGE SHINOHELM , 232 I . 41 lt IT . Send for price list . Phone , 8726 Bryant . BI 1 ATA 6 Cabinet . 12 . 60 a 100 , from * ltrtlUIUw tnE .. negative , or picture .. JOHNSON 140 South Wabash Ave ., Chleaie Circus * iB 8 BUHB * fmm CUK , dMU . UTMS . IIIU , HOT *; MKtfPAUTK Stamp for Catalog . EDW . VAN WYCK CINCINNATI ,, &lt; A TIGHTS AND SHIBTS OF EVEBT J DESCRIPTION , PADDING , FROG , SNAKE AND MONKEY SUITS , ELASTIC AND CLOTH SUPBORTEBS , GYKNASTIO PUMPS AND GAITERS , SPANGLES AND BULLION FRINGE . Be...
Page 24 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
T . M . A . HEADQUARTERS St . Louis Lodge No . 5 q Visiting Members always R . E . GLEASON , Sr . \ c , „ . Welcome . Readings Rooms WM . H . DONOVAN / * tewaras open Day and Night . All Dramatic Papers on File . No . 16 SOUTH 6 th ST ., over GEM THEATRE -OFFICERS 1911—Pres ., JOHN SAUREZ . Marshal , AL . KOPOLO . Vice-Pres ., R . E . GLEASON , SR . Sgt .-at-Arnis , W . CANAVAN . Rcc . Sec y , TAMES DOWNING . „ f I AMES PARMALEE . Fin . Sec y , W . SCHMALZRIED . Trustees - ( THEO . T . HAMILTON . Treasurer , CHAS . THIELL . IL . EE SPRINGER . Physician , DR . CARMEN A . NEWCOMB . Meets every Second and Fourth Friday in each month at 11 : 80 P . M .
FRANK HALL DEAD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
FRANK HALL DEAD SEATTLE , Wash ., Nov . 30 . —Frank Hall , an old-time theatrical man of this city , died here this week a fter a long illness . For the past twelve years Hall had been in the employ of Sullivan &amp; Considine as stage manager of their various houses . He fitted up the stage of the new Empire theater and before his illness had been the stage manager of the Star theater . He was an active member of the T . M . A . s and one of the first members of the Theatrical Mechanical _ Association . He is survived by a widow and two children . The funeral services were held under the direction of the Eagles .
The Helpful Influence of Moving Pictures [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
The Helpful Influence of Moving Pictures It is a lot easier to speak and hold your audience in a district where the people are frequenters of moving picture shows than in one where they seldom see the films , remarked a political speaker . At first I wondered why this should be so , but after a little thought and investigation I found the reason . Every one who goes to a moving picture show gets into the habit unconsciously of watching intently the faces of the actors , so that a guess can be made as to what the actor on the canvas is talking about . After a little attention the picture , show patron finds that it is not hard to follow most of the conversation , even if he can t hear a sound . The habit of concentration and attention to a speaker s face is carried to the political meeting or anywhere that somebody speaks , and it helps both the listener and the speaker . I have mentioned this to several others who made addresses during the last campaign and they tell me their experi...
MRS . SKELTON DEAD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
MRS . SKELTON DEAD Mrs . Nellie Bangs Skelton died in Chicago on Nov . 23 after an illness of four days . She was fifty-six years of age . For a number of years she was a member of Litta s Concert company , sharing honors with Litta , who was one of the noted sopranos of her day . Later she had a company of her own . When she married she retired from the operatic stage .