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MANY NEW THEATERS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
MANY NEW THEATERS From all parts of the country come reports of new theaters , either now building or the construction of which is to be started as soon as weather permits . Many of these houses will be devoted to vaudeville as capitalists have found that this is the surest and most profitable part of the theatrical business . The Garden theater is to be built in Kansas City , Mo ., with a seating capacity of 2 , 500 . It will be devoted to vaudeville . Y . K . Albaugh , lessee of the Grand opera house , Youngstown , O ., has arranged to build a new house in that city . A new theater to cost $ 10 , 000 is to be built in Rochester , N . Y . Pierce &amp; Scheck , lessees of the City opera house in Frederick , Md ., are planning a new theater , to hold 2 , 500 people , in that city . The Vaudeville Theater Co . of St . Louis , Mo ., have arranged to build two new theaters there , each to cost $ 30 , 000 . Des Moines , la ., is also to have a new vaudeville house . A new theater...
TRIES HONESTLY TO WIN " [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
TRIES HONESTLY TO WIN Thanksgiving Day was recalled to one broken-hearted mother in New York who lost her daughter two years ago . The woman is Mrs . F . Klem and the daughter was Rose Weston , who died in Oklahoma City , just before Thanksgiving Day , 1909 . Miss Weston was a member of the Too Many Wives company , and her efforts helped support her mother . Now Mrs . Klein is employed as a sales lady in the fur store of Lindau , No . 531 Sixth Avenue , New York . Her firm gives a professional discount and it has been suggested that theatrical people who need furs might call for Mrs . Klein at the Lindau shop , and thus give her a standing with her firm and help make her position permanent .
ABORN OPERA'S TOUR [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
ABORN OPERAS TOUR Milton Aborn announces that the Aborn English grand opera companies will play in ten cities during the coming spring . Contracts have been entered into with Henry Russell , of the Boston opera house , for a season of eight weeks at that house , starting Easter Monday . Other companies will play for a season of ten weeks at the Academy of Music , Brooklyn ; Ford s opera house , Baltimore , and National theater , in Washington , starting on the same date . Engagements will also be played in Chicago , St . Louis , Cincinnati , Pittsburgh , Philadelphia and Cleveland . Over 1 , 000 singers will be employed .
INVEST 50 CENTS A % WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
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MOURNS FATHER'S DEATH [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
MOURNS FATHERS DEATH John Smith , father of Dolhe Temple , of the team of Bellows &amp; Temple , died at 412 East 175 th street , New York City , Nov . 30 , Thanksgiving Day . Miss Temple was working at the Olympic theater , Brooklyn , at the time of her father s death . Mr . Smith s remains were interred Sunday morning in St . Michael s cemetery , Brooklyn .
OBITUARY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
OBITUARY Eugene Lalla , an eccentric comedian , who made a specialty of Coster parts , died in Vancouver , B . C , on Nov . 22 . He fell from the rigging loft of a theater , a distance of thirty feet and was taken to St . Paul Hospital , but never regained consciousness . He was buried on Nov . 24 . He was quite well known in Eastern vaudeville circuits , having played * many houses in that section of the country . W . Rosaires , of the Rosaires , reports the death of his mother , Mrs . Reynolds , at Muskegon , Mich ., on Oct . 21 . She was well known to many vaudeville people . Mrs . Gertrude Savage , wife of Joseph Savage , died in Tarboro , N . C , on Dec . 1 . The cause of her death was pneumonia . She was the wife of Joseph Savage , a circus billposter and contracting agent , who was formerly with the Walter L . Main show . Besides the stricken husband , four children mourn her death .
Page 25 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
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SAN FRANCISCO [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
SAN FRANCISCO By WALTER-J . TALBOT Office of THE PLAYER , - Continental Hotel . Ellis Street , near Powell Montgomery &amp; Stone opened at the Columbia theater in this city last week and took the town by storm . Their comedy , * X he Old Town , gave the co-stars tht chance to vindicate their publicity managers . Judging from the convulsions which were curown in the audience , one must assume that Montgomery &amp; Stone fully met expectations and overcame the handicap of advance anticipations . You laugh at Stone when he gyrates upon the sleek wire outside the circus tent , you enjoy quite unrestrainedly the masquerading of Dave Montgomery when he sings the beet lyric in the piece about the militant Japanese , and when the twain do an impersonation of Harry Lauder you agree , if you are not a melancholy minority , that Montgomery &amp; Stone are the best in their line that have . ever visited San Francisco . Our own Flossie Hope is with this clever aggregatio...
Page 26 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
e ^ HBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB j I VAUDEVILLE BROKEr ^^ J ^^^ TC I I II l I III III III I II I I tU L ^ iJiVl ( I I Id ll || i II PUTNAM BIDS J LJw ^^» J ^^ I 49 ^ ROADVvA ^ I I * w to produce acts , read , revise and dispose of x \ lTl sketches for you ; secure good sketches for PRFPARFD you P 10 v ^ e efficient stage direction and do [ your press work the way it should be done . If you are not obligated to another manager or agent , come and see me JOHN C . PEEBLES , Former , y Sm N . 8 j n Theatre TED SPARKS VAUDEVILLE : Quantity in work secures quality in acts . Smallness of railroad jumps secures a savin ? in salaries . The largest popular priced vaudeville circuit with the smallest railroad fares , therefore tne choicest grade of acts at the smallest salary . Our acts receive the same amount of HET mosey , you save hundreds of dollars on the season , and the railroad companies lose . Are you not , interested in Ted . Sparks Vaudevil...
NEWS OF THE ORDER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
NEWS OF THE ORDER Meeting Held Tuesday Evening , December 5 The Board of Directors of the W . R . A . U ., in answer to the suggestion of changing the time of meetings sent to the body for consideration a resolution to make the time of meetings 11 A . M . Wednesday morning instead of 11 P . M . Tuesday night . After much discussion pro and con it was voted to keep the meeting time as it is at present . Brother Cooke rose to speak on the good of the order and told a few of the good things that have been accomplished and overlooked by the doubters . Since the installation of a legal department he showed over a quarter million dollars had been collected . Since the affiliation with the American Federation of Labor he showed that nine out of ten acts cancelled have ben put back to work . No organization , he noted , has ever accomplished everything they set out to do , but he believes that our organization has progressed more than any other in existence as long . In answer to why the ac...
PICTURE HOUSE "TONY " [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
PICTURE HOUSE TONY J OHNSTOWN , Pa ., Dec . 5 . —The new moving picture theater which occupies the old Presbyterian Church property on Main street , is open for business . Prof . Silvio Landino , announced as formerly of the Boston Grand Opera company , is singing the songs and Mme . Susanne DuBois has been engaged as pianist .
PARLIAMENT SESSION HELPS BUSINESS IN MONTREAL [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
PARLIAMENT SESSION HELPS BUSINESS IN MONTREAL OTTAWA , Can ., Dec . 4 . —The Canadian Parliament is in session here and Ottawa is crowded with gala crowds of the Dominion s elite ; the theatrical business is consequently on the boom . Arthur , Duke of Connaught , King Edward s uncle and the newly appointed Canadian Governor General , is a great devotee of the opera , and his habit of attending the performances of the capable singing and acting company in this city has kind of set the fashion . Last week was a record breaker as to pleasing bills and good attendance , the opening of the many skating rinks apparently having no effect upon the theaters . The Dominion , under the management of Gus S . Greening , had a bill made up as follows : The Four Hanlons ; Great Howard , ventriloquist ; Melville &amp; Higgins ; Josephine Davis ; Campbell &amp; Gates ; McGinnis Bros ., and The Rials . M . Lavadean , Elfrieda Semlar , and Harvey Graham provided the vaudeville at the C...
SICK COMMITTEE'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
SICK COMMITTEES REPORT By ED . WILLIAMS . I found Bro . Geo . F . Gailot improved to such a degree , that he desires to be taken off the sick list . Bro . Arthur Hill is improving rapidly ; can walk with the aid of two canes ; goes out considerably . Bro . Nat Le Roy is improving very slowly . Suffers great pain in his right arm , and is somewhat discouraged . He would like all White Rats to call on him ; they will receive a warm welcome . Go and see him , Brothers , and help cheer him up . Bro . Jas . Hayes improved slowly , but find him bright and cheerful , notwithstanding his affliction . All White Rats find a cordial welcome , both by Bro . Hayes and &gt; the doctor , nurses and others . Go and see him and help brighten him up in his weary life . On Wednesday evening , Nov . 29 , I paid my initial visit to Bro . Jas . Hayes , a patient at the Neurological Hospital , Blackwell s Island . But I was not alone—I was only one of a number of White Rats and / Three As who had ...