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Page 34 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
NEW JACKSON HOTEL Halsted Street and Jackson Boulevard . $ 4 per week and up . With private bath , S 8 a week and np . OXFORD HOTEL American Plan . Canal and Adams Street . $ 8 per week and np . FRANK HUNT , Prop . NEW COLUMBUS HOTEL 1886-1840 Wabash Avenue , European Plan , Thoroughly Remodeled and Refurnished , up-to-date accommodations . 12 . 50 and np for outside rooms per week—16 , $ 7 and $ 8 . 00 with private baths . HOTEL REED N . W . Corner Lake and Clark Streets . CHICAGO , ILL , Special weekly rates to the profession . STOP WHERE THEY ALL STOP . JWaftaiflLJtju ^^ n , | an -. ^ sW ^ B ^ al ^ B ^ P ^ PJft g ^ ljBflBjpBJ ^ nrx ^ aVyr ST ~~ Newly Remodeled and Refurnished . HOTEL V RICHMOND V 405 No . Clark , Cor . EenrJe Sts ., Chicago . Splendid Service at Reasonable . Bates . DONOCHUE S HOTEL N . E . Cor . 8 th and VINE STS „ PHTLA ., PA . Hot and Cold Baths . Steam heated . J . G . DEVLIN , Plop . DADS THEATRICAL M O T E . 1PHILADELPHIA , PA . MIKE TELLER IS STILL AT THE ...
Page 34 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
Have Your AD IN THE PLAYER I M , D T S , TE ALL lORIENT HOTEL *»«¦ £ * THEATRES whttmRmt nBUUCD * ° * ***» ABSOLUTELY HMmlln DENVER W . lionSt . GEO . LEWIS FIRE-PROOF THE PLAYER OK F 11 VR MANAGER /\ . l ^/\ iy \ . 0 HOTEL , Denver , Colo . TiTi .,- * . -D . t TT » . jn „« Ttoro Special Bates to Theatrical People . White Rat H ° aaquarteris , ^ ^ ^ Welcom 9 ^ ^ apd Vnim p ,, ^ 14 u 17 th BTBEET , WSi CONTINENTAL HOTEL One Block From All Theatres F . P . SHANLEY &amp; J . FURNESS White Rats HEADQUARTERS Proprietors 8 Managers SAN FRANCISCO , CALIFORNIA GEORGIA . JUST OPENED . EVERYTHING NEW . BROADWATHOTEL Centrally located . Special Rates to the Profession . 1 % N . BROAD ST , ATLANTA , GA . WHEN IN Woonsocket , R . I . STAY AT THE Hotel Normandie 19-25 CUMBERLAND STREET When in PBOVLUENCE Stop at HOTEL PERRIN White Rats Headquarters . 161-lSS-lflS WASHINGTON STBEET . European and American Plan . THE KEITH HOTEL CHATTANOOGA . European Plan . Special Bates . Close to Theatre...
Page 34 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911
WASHINGTON , D . C . THE LINCOLN HOTEL 10 th and H Sts . N , W ., Washington , D . 0 . Special Rates to Theatrical Profession . Running water in rooms , bath in donble rooms * MADISON , WIS . A real Bohemian B ATUCafCl I ED place is the If A I ladAELLCII , catering especially to performers playing Madison . Our steaks are the talk of the town . White Rats Headquarters . Half block from Majestic . When in KENOSHA Stop at . EUROPEAN HOTEL JACOBS MARKET SaUARE , EAT . CITY RESTAURANT , 213 Main Street . White Bats Headquarters . When in JANESVLLLE , WIS ., Stop at HOTEL LONDON American and European . White Bats Headquarters . Professional Bates . Opposite Meyers Grand Theatre . HOTEL BELVIDERE RACINE , WIS . American Plan—Double , 31 . 25 , rate by week . Single , $ 1 . 25 per day . White Rat Headquarters . O . NELSON , Prop . WASHINGTON . First and only exclusive White Bat Headquarters on Pacific Coast . THE BERKSHIRE MRS . W . 3 . TIMMONS , Prop . 931 % O ST ., TACOMA , WASH . Housek...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
&gt; i ; . __ . _ . . THIS IS * *¦ YOUR LAST CHANCE The Players Anniversary Christmas Number Will ) be Issued - DECOKR 2 Last Advertising Forms Close II DECEMBER 13 N- &lt; 1 We are making an exceptional effort to give the profession a representative , 11 beautifully illustrated edition and you had better place an ad with us . II ^ 1 The Player s Anniversary Christmas Number is one that is preserved through- jM out the entire year and to have a representation in its pages means to catalogue ~ __|^ H your act or your picture . ^^^ H • J On the inside back cover of this copy , which you have in your hand , you will find ^^^ H marked spaces showing costs for display ads , and the price of single and double ^^^ J column cuts , with reading matter below , is shown on page seventeen . ^^^ J &lt; JIf the artists who are playing Frisco haven t sent in their copy they will be ^^ H too late . Are you in Frisco ? ^^ H YOUR PICTURE OR AD MUST BEACH US BEFORE MIDNIGHT , D...
OCEAN PIER SOLD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
OCEAN PIER SOLD ATLANTIC CITY , N . J ., Dec . 1 . —It is practically settled that Young s Ocean Pier and Young s Hotel , at the foot of Tennessee avenue , have been sold to a syndicate of Philadelphia andNew York capitalists . The price is said to have been close to a million and a half dollars . The pier has been a very profitable piece of property , both as an amusement resort and also in a theatrical wajr . John Flynn is now running vaudeville in the theater portion . The pier was built thirty years ago , and was originally called Applegate s Pier . John Young ran it for many years , but disposed of his interests when he erected the million dollar pier . Young s hotel is the headquarters for theatrical people in this city .
NEW EXCESS REGULATIONS ARE EFFECTIVE JULY 1 , 1912 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
NEW EXCESS REGULATIONS ARE EFFECTIVE JULY 1 , 1912 Definite Information Secured From Authoritative Sources Points Out the Need for Immediate Action on Part of Performers It has been definitely ascertained that all of the important railroad systems in the United States on July 1 , 1912 , mean to put into effect the new regulation relative to excess baggage which will make almost prohibitive in price the checking of single pieces of baggages more than a given length and will bar from the baggage cars entirely many pieces of baggage which are now transported by the checking method . Dennis F . OBrien and M . L . Malevenski , general counsel for the White Rats Actors Union of America , are just completing an investigation of the matter which the W . R . A . U . officials asked them to make and within the next two weeks will begin the preparation of the necessary petition to the Interstate Commerce Commission to prevent what is considered a great injustice to the traveling performer . In...
MARTIN BECK HOME [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
MARTIN BECK HOME After a delay of one day from the scheduled time , Martin Beck , general manager of the Orpheum Circuit , arrived in New York last week , after a three weeks trip to London , Paris and Berlin . The main object of his trip was to confer with the trustees of the Harry Rickard estate , with a view to extending the Orpheum Circuit to Australia . No arrangements were completed , so that project has been abandoned . Mr . Beck states that he has arranged to build an American vaudeville theater in Berlin , Germany , and if , after this house opens , it is a success , houses will be built in Cologne and Frankfort . Mr . Beck stated that American acts were much in demand in Europe , and that in nearly every hall he visited most of the performers were from this country , and that all of them were making good .
PAID OFF IN PAPER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
PAID OFF IN PAPER Last week proved disastrous for the Lyceum , Troy , a house booked by Freeman Bernstein and managed by his brother . The house played splits and the artists employed for the half closing last Sunday night had to hustle to get their money . At least one of the acts was paid partly in cash , with most of their earnings represented in an I . O . U . which went with it .
• THE DUDE" BURNS OUT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
• THE DUDE BURNS OUT Frank Byron , of the vaudeville team of Byron &amp; Langdon . met with a loss ten days ago . Their summer home , situated on Long Island , Maine , was completely burned while they were playing in Buffalo . The loss was fully covered by insurance , but a great many relics of by-gone days were destroyed , which never can be replaced . The Dude Detective will be seen at Hammerstein s next week .
NINA ESPHEY TO WED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
NINA ESPHEY TO WED It is rumored that Nina Esphey is engaged to Bob Weir , which does not mean much until we tell you that Bob Weir is a brother to Tommy Weir , who married Jessie Kellarj popularly known as the Venus on Wheels . Bob Weir is a doctor in Columbus , O ., and extremely popular . Miss Esphey is The Banjo Girl , and contributed a very pretty act to vaudeville .
DE RESZKE IS DYING [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
DE RESZKE IS DYING Mary English Jeffries , of Indianapolis , arrived from Europe last week and stated that she had been studying under Jean de Reszke , and that after a short stay in this country she will return to sing at the Paris Opera Comique . She also stated that Edouard de Reszke , the famous basso , was near death from heart trouble .
SHUBERTS BUY McCREE SHOW [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
SHUBERTS BUY McCREE SHOW CHICAGO , Dec . 13 . —The Messrs . Shubert have purchased from Frazee &amp; Lederer the handsome and elaborate production they had built for Junie McCree s A Lovely Liar . Miss Louise Dresser will head the cast and the members who originally appeared in the production have been retained . The tuneful and highly pleasing musical comedy will be produced next week in Minneapolis , and after a run in that city will make an extensive tour under the direction of the Shuberts .
NEW HANKY PANKY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
NEW HANKY PANKY CHICAGO , Dec . 12 . —The December edition of Hanky Panky was produced here yesterday and made a hit . _ Many new novelties and numbers are in this edition and the cast is advertised as a $ 7 , 950 one . Max Rogers , Carter De Haven , Bobby North , Harry Copper , Montgomery &amp; Moore and other people well known in vaudeville are in the company .
PAT REILLY DEAD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
PAT REILLY DEAD MALDEN , Mass ., Dec . 12 . —Pat Reilly , the well-known comedian , died here this morning . He had been suffering from Brights disease for some time , but he died peacefully and without suffering . Pat Reilly was one of the best known artistes on the American stage , having been active in work and a favorite with the public since boyhood . Years ago he was one of the owners of Reilly &amp; Woods Show . This was one of the big variety combinations which toured the country before the day of vaudeville theaters . He was then doing colored chalk cartoons in addition to his well-known impersonations of the Irish character . This combination he had formed with Woods Musical Family , who had come over with the Pony Moore vaudeville show from England . He always preserved that title for show purposes . When the present burlesque wheels were formed he owned a franchise and accumulated quite a large sum of money . He built a hotel at South Atlantic City , N . J ., whi...
HOME AGAIN . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
HOME AGAIN . J . A . Murphy and Eloise Willard , after a series of artistic triumphs in England , have returned to this country , arriving in New York , this week , on the S . S . Laurentic . Although they have not published any glowing notices of their success on the other side it is a well-known fact that they have been one of the real vaudeville hits in England . They have been offered a long series of engagements in Great Britain but have put off all these dates until August of next year , wanting to spend a little time in their native land . The innate drollery of Mr . Murphy and the charming stage presence of Miss Willard , combined with her delightful singing , have made such a strong impression on the audiences on the other side that their absence will be a source of regret to all theatergoers . Adam Sourguy Murphy and his talented wife will always be welcome visitors to the other side of the pond and will never want for bookings over there .