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A LETTER TO THE MAYOR [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

A LETTER TO THE MAYOR New York , N . Y . ( May 22 , 1920 . Hon . W . II . Creamer , Mayor , Lynn , Mass . Dear Mr . Mayor : A matter has been called to my attention in reference to Mrs . Englers criticism of , who played at the Theatre in Lynn . 1 believe you credit ihe Keith Circuit with a desire lo give clean shows . I have many altercations with our artists in reference to their material , and the objectionable part is cut out of their acts . 1 understand that you gave orders that who were playing at the ¦ Theatre in Lynn were not to appear again , or the house would be closed . While 1 have no disposition to criticize , being interested in 12 , 000 vaudeville artists whom I take special interest tn seeing that they are properly treated throughout the United States , 1 feel that , in a case like this , 1 am not going beyond the bounds of propriety in saying to you that before an artist is condemned as this one was ( and finally re-instated ) the manager should be consulted and th...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
FROM THE MORAL WELFARE AND CENSOR SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

FROM THE MORAL WELFARE AND CENSOR SOCIETY ¦ Washington , , D . C , May 1 st , 1920 . ¦ Mr . K . F . Albee , J alaco Theatre Bldg ., New York City . Dear Sir : - , 1 have been requested to write all managers of vaudeville circuits in behalf of the Moral Welfare and Censor Society . ¦ . We understand you have control of a large circuit . . We are not interested in anything only , vaudeville and legitimate , and since prohibition is here , we find more women and children a : tcn < iii > g the theatres than ever before .-, And to satisfy them we must have clean shows . Our committee attends theatres in different cities and all circuits must be on an equal as far as morality is concerned . Hoping we will have your cooperation and approval , Very truly , -AIR S . ANNA WARNER . 5-19 North Dearborn St ., Chicago , 111 .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
AN INCIDENT IN LYNN ' [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

AN INCIDENT IN LYNN • . Boston , Mass ., May 19 , 1920 . Air . E . F . Albee , .... arc 1 ) . F . Keith Vaudeville Exchange , I alacc Theatre . Bldg ., • New York City , car Mr . Albee : Here is the story of the incident which 1 talked with yon yesterday over tile wire : opened Monday , May 17 th , at the Theatre , Lynn , Mass ., an engagement of three days . Monday evening the theatre was covered by Mr . rerry , representing Mrs . Emgler , chairman of a committee of twenty four , which is • Miointed by the Mayor to censor the different . performances given in Lynn . Mr . Perry reported to . Mrs . Engler thatin . his opinion . thc act was objectionable and should not he permitted to perform . He so notified Mrs . ¦ Engler , who in turn notified Mayor Creanicr . . Mayor-Creamer sent Inspector Rice to thc Manager with instructions not to allow the act to appear again on the stage or he would close the theatre . The manager and artists were denied an interview by Mayor Creamer but he d...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
N . V . A . SPORTS AND SAYINGS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

N . V . A . SPORTS AND SAYINGS By AL GROSSMAN The first meeting of the N . V . . A . Baseball Club was held on Friday evening , June 4 th . This meeting was called by Henry Chesterfield for the purpose of discussing plans for the future of the N . V . A . Ball Club . The members and candidates showed their interest and enthusiasm by their attendance , thirty-seven strong , and this did not fail to include the well-known little mascot , Buttons Joyce . Mr . Chesterfield , who presided , called the meeting to order at 11 : 30 P . M . In a brief address , he proceeded to impress upon the members the necessity of the continuance of the splendid cooperation and that get-together spirit which they have manifested in the past . He further stated that it was indeed a pleasure to witness this spirit of co-operation put into force in the twelve-winning games out of seventeen played thus far . Following a few more remarks about the team s showing , the business portion of the meeting was held ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PROCTOR'S , NEWARK , 1 ' NOTES 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

PROCTORS , NEWARK , 1 NOTES 1 The Ejector s Newark Base \ ;| Team is going along in great shajKi On Sunday , May 30 th , at the MtiJi dowbrook Oval , the Proctor TeH played the fast going Cuban Stiff of Havana . The Cuban Stars ia their pitching ace in the box , fH drone , who had all sorts of fanl curves . This- Cuban marvel was . wonder to look at , but the Proct 1 boys nicked him for ten big hi 1 Bentley , of the Proctor Team , gil ting a home run with two menil base . Romando on third ba ; I made some very wonderful sto ; i and choked off many sure lit 1 His playing was wildly applaud ) On the Proctor Team , G-. l Schwartz started a rally whi j l netted- the Proctors four runs . F slammed out a three-base hit . m The Proctor team tied the scs in the seventh inning , but \ vt beaten out in the eighth innirJl the final score being 10-7 , in faJjj of the Cuban Stars . m

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
~ i K-O GOLF TOURNEY TOl BE HELD THIS MONlfj [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

~ \ i K-O GOLF TOURNEY TOl BE HELD THIS MONlfj The third annual tournament J the K-O ( Keith and Orpheum ) Gt Club will be , held on the links of t Mount Vernon Country Club , June 1 . 5 th , _ 16 th and 17 th , rain 1 shine . This announcement shoif cause great excitement , for tliej probably is -no theatrical golf orgal zation in the country numbering many prominent men or that crea such interest as the K-O s . T qualifying rounds , according to S retary-H . L . Watkins , must be plajl on Tuesday , June ISth , between 1 hours of 9 A . M . and 3 P . M . Ru of the Metropolitan golf associati will govern all . play , with the excf tion of any local rules of the cout and the * stymie , which has bj barred . Entries closed last Tues » evening , June 8 th . The committee < prizes , Messrs . Frank Vincent , O Brown and : James Plunkett , nounce that all prizes will be re * for the contest . A consolation P will be played for by the losing in each flight . A booby prize will aw...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

^•W^EWS Devoted exclusively to Vaudeville and all those connected with same . PUBLISHED FRIDAY OF EACH V WEEK PALACE THEATRE BUILDING 1664 Broadway , New York City GLENN CONDON ..... Editor FREE DISTRIBUTION The News Is distributed free to article manaflers , theatre employees and Ln oSePs connected with Vaudeville fn the United States and Canada . If vou find It Impossible to obtain your CODV through the theatres , write us and we will place your name on a separate mailing list . Artists who do not Find copies available each week In the theatres they play are urged to notify us , giving name of theatre and date . NO ADVERTISING No advertising of any kind will be accepted for publication In The News . THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS does not assume responsibility for Individual contributions appearing In these columns , nor should statements sooearing in same necessarily be taken as the policy of this paper or Its sponsors . Contributions of Interest to the vaudeville world are solicited , but ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

EDITORIAL ACTORS ARE HUMAN No more humanly sympathetic > eople can be found on the face of he earth than actors . Invariably hey are generous to a fault , but hey find their greatest happiness n that very generosity . They are : ind to every human being and heir treatment of animals exempliies one of their finest traits . The other day a dog died . He vas a homely little ; f elldw , but he vas known and loved . by hundreds if artists . And when he passed iway his masters—vaudeville peoile , they were—shed genuine tears . T or years they had carried him vith them on the road , and he beanie one of the best-known- calines in the show business . His leath brought genuine sorrow to mndreds of professional folks . And vhen we heard of his passing away ve could not help recalling , the reent agitation of a certain , society gainst the use of animals on the tage . Poor , misguided people 1 fiey think , or pretend to think , hat performing animals are misreated ! If they could on...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE MANAGERS' FORUM [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

THE MANAGERS FORUM WHAT MAKES VAUDEVILLE POPULAR ? By BENEDICT BLATT Manager , Bushwick Theatre , Brooklyn , N . Y . Perhaps this question has never been . asked , and if it has , what answer would be made by the average person ? To my mind there are several reasons . :- The BENEDICT BLATT chjef ^ bej ng Jj-jg entertainment of a varied nature , and • variety has always been the spice of life . Take a nine act bill , and while all the acts may not please everybody , there are so many different kinds that there is , sure to be something to entertain and amuse . Some like certain acts , and these generally will be found on a vaudeville bill . For instance , a great lot of people like comedy , singing , dancing and operatic acts ; others , acrobatic , novelty and circus turns ; while still others fancy dramatic and comedy sketches ; all of which generally are in the make up of a show . • If you go to a so-called legitimate theatre and the play is bad , you may think your evening is wast...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
TOPICS OF THE DAY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

TOPICS OF THE DAY Selected by TheJitearxD ^ st PRODUCED BY TIMELY FILMS , IM . Distributed by Pathe A Topics fan asks us to start a drive—to pass a law * to ¦ make wives shut up on Sunday . —Paterson Press Guardian . Spring Garden Notes . ^ -Cabbage should be planted in the plot next to the corned beef .. —New York Mail . Harry dear , what kind of a bird shall I get on my Spring hat ? One with a short bill , Dearie . —St . Louis Post-Dispatch . How do you like the house , mv dear ? It s delightful I Arid the view makes • me absolutely speechless ! Well take it . —New York Morning Telegraph . - Bolshevists claim that Alaska is trying to separate from the United States . No , no I That s New Jersey . —New Castle Herald . A baby born the other day had three well-developedteeth at birth ; how quickly the country is responding to the chuck-steak campaign . —Philadelphia North American . Does the baby take after his father , Mrs . Jones ? Yes , indeed . We took his bottle away from him , ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
VICTOR MOORE'S SURE THING [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

VICTOR MOORES SURE THING Victor Moore while appearing at the Alhambra . related a very funny but costly incident which happened to him while playing one of the New York houses . Mr . Moore once in a while likes to place . a bet on the races , and one day just before going to riiatinee , had the fortune or rather the misfortune of meeting a friend , —who made racing a business , —and whose judgment was always respected . Mr . Moores friend told him he had a sure thing . for the following day , — and to place all the money that he could get together for a Killing , but told Moore not to place the bet until he phoned him , —and his message over the phone would be : YES or NO , —if he said YES , to go the limit , —and if he said NO not to bet . Mr . Moore went out to his dinner after the matinee , —and when he returned for the evening performance , he asked the door man if there was a phone riiessage for him . the door man answered YES , —Moore didnt stop to ask any more _ questions but...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

PERSONALITIES The Six Nosses were on the bill at the Palace , Cincinnati , closing on Sunday , May . Huh . They were on their way to the theatre for the opening performance Sunday afternoon , when Miss Mary Noss slipped on the car tracks and in falling , broke a bone in her ankle . She managed to reach the theatre . Manager R . H . Iteattie called a doctor , and after having the injured member put in a cast , she went on for the act , although Manager Beattie wanted her to slay out of the act and rest . She was carried on and off stage and played the act with the swollen ankle hidden under a pillow . She certainly displayed , great pluck . Edward V . Darling , chief booking expert of the B . If . Keith vaudeville theatres , goes abroad on July . 3 rd to find new acts and , novelties of all kinds . He will make offers of Keith tours to a number of English and European theatrical and musical celebrities ; Harry Fox , the musical comedy star , will headline at the Palace Theatre ; next...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LOEW MANAGER SPEAKS OF CHANGED CONDITION [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

LOEW MANAGER SPEAKS OF CHANGED CONDITION The following copy of correspondence between George A . McDermit , manager of Loews Hippodrome , Baltimore , and E . F . Albee , ; is . indicative of the now universal spirit of helpfulness and co-operation between managers and artists : Baltimore , Md ., May 19 , 1920 : Mr . E . F . Albee , 1564 Broadway , , New York City . Dear Mr . Albee : . . Yours of the seventeenth inst . relative to the distribution of THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS to hand . Before answering your request forcooperation , I want to congratulate you personally upon your splendid work and what you have done for thc betterment of vaudeville , both front and back . Your interest in the welfare of traveling artists is one that will go down in theatrical history , and I am delighted to think that . I , in a very humble way , can be of assistance to you in this great project . Relative to the distribution of the NEWS , I have made it a point to personally see that several copies are pla...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THEATRE ARCHITECTURE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

THEATRE ARCHITECTURE The latest type of ice-box has heen installed in each of the ani-mal-rooms in the B . F . Keith theatres in order that the food supply may be kept in healthful condition for the trained pets which range from cockatoos to ant-eaters . and . elephants Animal and bird trainers are delighted with the dressing rooms and sleeping quarters provided for their pets in the Keith theatres As for trained seals and sea lions , they carry their own watery homes in the shape of portable tanks . Next season ,, the Palace Theatre- will have a huge permanent tank in the basement for its oceanic visitors . A green room soon is to be furnished at the P . oli Theatre , Bridgeport , Conn . Manager Matt Saunders long . has sought some method whereby the various acts may be given more comfort than is provided in the dressing-rooms . The difficulty : in ; making the room sound : proof from the stage now will be overcome by cutting through between , two of the larger dressing-rooms which...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
GRATEFUL TO V , M . P . fl [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

GRATEFUL TO V , M . P . fl Editor , The Vaudeville News ^| It s a little late for it , perh ; ip || but I want to express my personS thanks to everyone of the ni ; iJj | agers who did his part for us M National Vaudeville Day . WliM I cannot- say , technically or oljl cially , that I am speaking for anil body but myself , I know that M of those in the two-a-day ( y J | and the three-a-day ) realize wliHj a fine and splendid movement tffl managers started on our behalf . From what I understand , I guecli we owe most of our gratitude i || the same man who has the pionejj in so : many other good things thflj have * come to us in the last ten M twelve years—Mr . E . F . Albee . l || s Albee may be assured that his tjtj forts are deeply and sincerely a | predated by every one of us , wheH we get a minute to think about 8 between performances or trairH times . j The managers—and this letter i written for their ears ( or eyes ) - should not . form the impressio that we are unappreciative o...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
FOB THE AMBITIOUS ACT WRITER [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

FOB THE AMBITIOUS ACT WRITER J 3 y J . EDMUND DAVTS , of Cusliing and Davis IVhen yon get an inspiration And you have the inclination To become a writer of acts ; Outline the Mtuation To meet the publics approbation , You need not always stick to facts . When you get an idea , hooker If yon think yon will please the , booker . For he is the fellow that buys the god Now this youll find a fact , If you haven t got the act , You may as well go back to thc woods . Get some cute and cunning lassie , Keep the act clean and classy , Don t get into a worn out rut ; Have the vehicle up to the minute , Everything decent in it , For the Mays are over for using smut . It may seem an uphill game , But youll get there fust the same , If you strive hard and persevere ; You may become famous in a day—Some authors have , they say—And others have tried for many a year . So don t weaken but write , - Arid struggle with all your might , With a grcat _ deal you may Itave to conttw But if you re on the s...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT I Unclaimed and uncalled for mail only , is listed here . THE VAUDEVILLE LrvvS should not be used as a permanent mailing-address , the N . V . A . having a l i mlid department for that purpose . Managers throughout the country , as well E hooking oflices and others , arc urged to send all their dead letters to this Cnicc from time to time . Wc will sort and file them and publish the list . No I tier is listed more than one time . In writing for a letter , be sure and allow K-iitv of time for it to icach you on your route ,-and when convenient enclose I if -, Hdrcsscd envelope . Do not write the N . V . A . for letters listed herewith . Kdd rcss THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , 1502 Broadway , New York , N . Y . „ . Mr . -Billy Sisters „ U . Mrs . M . E . y . v . C cr , Mrs . D » c , cc . KIwooU Emclt I , Nick lc & Patsy , -, Mr . William is , Mr . Leo , | L .,- , Mr . Al ilcr , David Inn , Miss Fremont way , Happy nartl , 1 elix Hey . Harry I . Thc Golden : k ,...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
AN APPRECIATION [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

AN APPRECIATION ( The following unique appreciation by a dramatic critic was dedicated to the Columbia ; Theatre in Davenport , Iowa ) . . By JAKE RACHMAN , Dramatic Editor , Dally Times , Davenport , Iowa . The Columbia Theatre out in Uavcnport lias acquired a reputation of the proper sort . Though the Orpheum has grabbed it , you can take it from me , This house has always run the way a house should be . JOHN SCHARNBERG . is thc Columbia Manager s name , He s only twenty-four but JOHNNY knows the game . He settles all disputes in a manner that is . square . ¦ I lid take it from me this guy s a managing bear . HAROLD DONOVANS the treasurer , the ticket selling kid ,- II / ifii he sells , thc line moves faster than it ever did . IRVING BEITEL his assistant ; takes the telephone calls , Some day hell be thc treasurer if nothing befalls . JOHN BANDEROB , head usher , grabs the tickets at thc door , Keeps cm moving at a lively rate and never gets cm sore . He s dressed up like a genera...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PAGE FRED KILMER [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

PAGE FRED KILMER Bloomington , 111 ., Tunc 3 , 1920 . Editor , VAUDEVILLE NEWS : . 1-would ! like to ask you to locate for me a performer , whom I would like very much to get into , communication with . The party , Mr . Fred Kilmer , of thc team of Harrison Brothers , playing some seven years ago , in an cighteen-riiinute comedy sketch , entitled , The Old Maid and the Rube , playing several years prior to this on the Goast . The junior member of this team , Mr . Will . Harrison , my brother , died in St . Louis , seven years ago . The senior member , Mr . Kilmer , I have every reason to believe , is still on the Vaudeville stage , although I have not heard from him since the death of my brother , which broke up the act . Any information you can give me as to the whereabouts of Mr . Kilmer , I assure you , will be greatly appreciated by nie . Thanking you in advance , remain , ; Sincerely vours . THOMAS F . DALY . 1404 W . Locust Street Bloomington , 111 .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PAGE LILA MACARTHUR [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 11 June 1920

PAGE LILA MACARTHUR A lawyer of Albany , N . Y ., is -anxious to get in touch with a vaudeville artist in order to settle up an estate . Some money is due Lila MacAuthur . The only trace that can be found of their records and affairs in Albany city , is as follows : Peter and Lila MacAuthur , legal name . Mack and Worth , stage name . High class comedians and vocalists . Mack and Worth , stage name . Singers of Scotch songs and dancers of ability .

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