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BOB'S NEW HEALTH RESORT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
BOBS NEW HEALTH RESORT PHILADELPHIA , Dec . 11 . —Robert Fitzsimmons , looking fit to again enter the pugilistic arena , was a visitor at one of our leading hotels today . He stated that he had about completed arrangements for the opening of a sanitarium on his farm at Dunellen , N . J . This resort will be run on the same principles as Muldoon s rest resort . Bob stated that his career as a vaudeville actor was over .
CHINESE WOMEN PLAY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
CHINESE WOMEN PLAY The first company of Chinese women to play in America gave a delightful performance in New York on Dec . 11 . It took place in the Young Womens Christian hall , and was in the form of a Chinese-American play , arranged by Miss Yu Jing-Chang , a niece of Li Hung-Chang . She is a graduate of Wells College and is taking a year s course of study , preparatory to going back to China to do missionary work . The play was in three acts , the first showing the girls in China , making preparations for a trip to America , the second was laid in the dormitories of a woman s college in America , with the Chinese girls making fudge and talking slang , and the last showed the girls back in China again . One of the specialties , which made a big hit , was the singing of Silver Threads Among the Gold in Chinese . A goodly sum Was realized and the entertainment may be repeated .
THEN THEY WERE MARRIED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
THEN THEY WERE MARRIED CHICAGO , 111 ., Dec . 9 . —Two of the popular members of the stock company playing at the Marlowe theater surprised their friends yesterday by slipping off and getting married . The groom was Carroll McFarland , known as that Oregon boy , and the blushing bride was Miss Kathryn Marney . The ceremony was a quiet one , but the many friends of the happy Couple fairly deluged them with presents when they heard the news . Mr . and Mrs . McFarland will remain with the stock company until spring and then will put on a hew and novel talking act in vaudeville .
REIS CLAIMS PRIOR LEASE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
REIS CLAIMS PRIOR LEASE SCHENECTADY , N . Y ., Dec . 10 . —The attorneys for the Reis Circuit Co . have made a denial that the new house being erected here will be leased to F . F . Proctor . They claim that a lease was effected with the owner of the theater before the ground was broken and that it has never been cancelled . They claim that they will run the house , usingit as a combination house to play legitimate attractions . The owner of the property admits that there was such a lease made , but inasmuch as the Reis Circuit transferred their bookings to the Shuberts that this lease was cancelled . Both sides stand firm on the subject and a lawsuit may result .
DRAMATIC WRITER ATTACKED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
DRAMATIC WRITER ATTACKED CHICAGO , Dec . 10 . —Thyra Samter , a well known dramatic writer on the Chicago Tribune , was attacked in front of her residence last night by a man who jumped from an automobile . He grabbed her hand bag , and although she fought with him he escaped by jumping into the machine and speeding through the streets .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
NO NEW METROPOLITAN Otto H . Kahn , chairman of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan opera house , New York City , emphatically denies the published statement that the house on Broadway will be given up and a new structure erected near the Grand Central depot .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
CANADA BAD . TOO SEATTLE , Wash ., Dec . 10 . —The Sherman Stock Company which have been playing a number of towns along the line of the Canadian Pacific R . R ., disbanded last week at Kamloops , B . C , and the members of the company have returned to Seattle . Bad business was the cause for closing .
NEW BRONX THEATER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
NEW BRONX THEATER A new theater will be erected on Southern Boulevard , near Westchester avenue , by the American Real Estate Co . It will have a seating capacity of 2 , 500 , and the management purpose playing combinations at popular prices . It will be leased by Freidenrich , Gersten &amp; Baer , proprietors of the Prospect theater .
Feminine Fancies and Foibles [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
Feminine Fancies and Foibles By Cady Whaley EVA TANGUAY returned to the Percy G . Williams management , opening at the Colonial theater last week , and soon thereafter the . house was sold out in advance for each performance . The name of Eva Tanguay flashes across the mental canvas a picture of that magnetic , vivacious personality , and everyone feels . that I Dont Care what happens , I m going to see her again , for I know she will make me laugh and have a good time . That s what her audience did and found her looking fresh , animated , and prettier than ever as she sang , I ve Something to Say to You , It s Funny What a Suit of Clothes Can Do , I m Not That Kind of a Girl , They Call It-the Tanguay Rag , But I Dont Care , Money , and Giving an Imitation of Me . THEN , for her first song , , she wore that $ 2 , 000 coral gown , which weighs forty . pounds . It s a heavy coValcolored satin built on plain , well-cut lines , and completely covered with a net-work of corals and rhine...
BIG ROW ON STAGE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
BIG ROW ON STAGE ¦ OTTAWA , Can ., Dec . 11 . —During a performance of a French play at the Russell theater last week , there was a lively row on the stage . At the beginning of the third act a member of the company advanced to the front of the stage and stated that Roger Guyot , who was to play the part of a lover , was indisposed and would not appear that night .- Before his speech was over Guyiot rushed from the wings and shouted , I am not ill , and I want to play the part . The stage manager and the rest of the actors rushed on the stage , and a lively scrimmage took place . The curtain descended , but the noise of the row could be heard plainly by the audience . The actor was ejected from the theater and the play went on . The trouble arose over a question of salary . The company went from here to Montreal , and it is said that a truce has been declared .
HARRIS TO OPEN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
HARRIS TO OPEN PITTSBURGH , Dec . 12 . —Definite announcement was made today by John P . Harris of the opening of the new Harris theater , on Diamond street . While the house is still in the hands of workmen , he positively states that the first performance will be given at noon on Christmas Day . Continuous vaudeville will be played from 1 to 11 daily . The theater will seat over 2 , 000 people , and there will be 1 , 000 seats sold at 10 cents . The highest price seat in the house will be 20 cents . Mr . Harris claims that he-will surprise Pittsburgh with the high grade bills of vaudeville which he will present at that house . Nick Norton will book the feature acts in the U . B . O . in New York .
STELLA TALKS OF OSCAR [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
STELLA TALKS OF OSCAR LONDON , Dec . 9 . —Stella Hammerstein sailed for New York today , and before she left she gave out an interview to newspaper men . In part she said : I am going home to take a good long sleep , as I have slept but little since I have been over here , my duties being to see people father did not want to see . Father s success has been bully , and as once you get the English people you have them for life , I know that he has made a hit . His opera company is an assured success , and I know his many friends in America will be glad to hear of this .
NAT BUSY WRITING [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
NAT BUSY WRITING SPARTANSBURG , S . C , Dec . 10 . —Nat C . Goodwin played here last night and gave : out a press interview , in which he stated ! that the reason why his book of memoirs , entitled I Wonder , had not beeni published , was because he was busily engaged in finishing a new play . The : title of the new play is to be The Insurgent , and it is to deal with the tariff problem .