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NEW PLAY FOR CHICAGO [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

NEW PLAY FOR CHICAGO CHICAGO , Dec . 11 . —The Chicago Theater Society have accepted a new drama , entitled Gold , written by Mrs . Ancella Hunter , of Los Angeles , Cal . They will give it an early production . The subject of the play is avarice .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
BRYAN STILL SPIELING [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

BRYAN STILL SPIELING . PANAMA , Dec . 11 . —William Jennings : Bryan arrived here to-day from Jamaica . He will deliver a series of lectures along : the Isthmus .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
AMERICAN SINGER'S DEBUT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

AMERICAN SINGERS DEBUT LONDON , Dec . 11 . —Miss Eleanor Perry , a twenty-two-year-old girl , a native • of Boston , Mass ., \ yill make her debut in London on Dec . 20 . She will sing in the opera of Orphee aux Enters , taking the role of Eurydice . The production will be at His Majesty s theater , under the direction of Sir Herbert Tree .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WORKING ON THEATER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

WORKING ON THEATER BUFFALO , N . Y ., Dec . 11 . — Work on the demolition of the old church property at Peral and West Genesee streets , is progressing rapidly and but little of the old structure now remains . The new theater for M . Shea will be erected on this site and the contract ¦ has been awarded to the Eastern Concrete Co . The new theater will have a seating capacity of 1 , 900 people . is

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
JURY ACQUITS MANAGER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

JURY ACQUITS MANAGER HOUGHTON , Mich ., Dec . 9 . —C . E . Sullivan , of Hancock , Mich ., a moving picture theater manager , was to-day acquitted of a charge of keeping open his theater on Sunday . He admitted on the stand that his theater had been open every Sunday for a year , although he only displayed moving pictures . The jury brought in a verdict of not guilty because there is a popular demand in this vicinity for moving picture houses to be open on Sunday . The prosecution was brought by a number of ministers in this section , and was the first attempt to enforce the law against theaters being kept open on Sunday . It is understood that now the ministers will drop this campaign .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
MAYOR TO BE MINSTREL [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

MAYOR TO BE MINSTREL CINCINNATI , O ., Dec . 12 . —A big minstrel entertainment is to be given by the Newsboys Protective Association on Jan . 17 at Music Hall . Mayor-elect Hunt has agreed to act as interlocutor and Judge John A . Caldwell will be one of the end men . The newsies will make up the rest of the first part and professional vaudeville people will be engaged for the olio . This announcement , just made today , has caused a stir in society circles and there will be a big demand for tickets for this unique entertainment .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SUES FOR DAMAGES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

SUES FOR DAMAGES TORONTO , Can ., Dec . 9 . —A . G . Delamater , of New York , owner of the play , Dear Old Billy , has instituted a suit for $ 25 , 000 damages against the Evening Telegram , of this city . He claims that the newspaper outrageously libeled the above mentioned play when it opened in this city . Up to the present time the newspaper has made no retraction and the case will be settled by the courts . Mr . Delamater bases his claim on the fact that the newspaper stated that the play was suggestive and that the work of William Hawtrey was poor comedy based on unclean devices .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ART STUDENTS NEW IDEAS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

ART STUDENTS NEW IDEAS CHICAGO , Dec . 12 . —Dress reform has struck the pupils of the Chicago Art Institute and at the production of several plays this afternoon and evening there were no abbreviated skirts or fancy costumes , but everybody was dressed in a manner to satisfy the most prudish . In a sketch entitled , Camille a la Carte , the French Camille was attired in black , plain black , which came up to the neck of the actress . In a little playlet entitled Lady Claire St . John , Gertrude Soaller was dressed in a charming pink silk costume and the edges of the skirt touched the floor all around . There was only one number on the program that did cause a thrill . Ray Wells , a boy , was dressed like a girl , with a hobble skirt and at times it slipped up over his knees , but as everybody knew he was a boy it didnt count . The performances were a big success and the unique style of dressing caused much comment .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
A SPECIAL BABY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

A SPECIAL BABY CHICAGO , Dec . 11 . —A baby daughter was born to Mrs . Bernard Ulrich , wife of the business manager of the Philadel-phia-Chicago Grand Opera Co ., while she was speeding to this city on the Pennsylvania Special , an eighteen-hour train . The child was born while the train was whisking through the country at the rate of fifty miles an hour , somewhere in Indiana . Mother and child are in splendid condition , and Mr . Ulrich is the most delighted man in the West .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

JAPANESE ACTOR DEAD SEATTLE , Wash ., Dec . 10 . —Newspapers from Japan , bearing date of November 11 , just received here , give particulars of the death of Otojiro Kawwakami , the leading actor of Japan . He had undergone a surgical operation and death was inevitable , so he was carried to the stage : of the Imperial theater and died there , surrounded by his family . He had ! planned and directed this theater . He had been in America four times .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

TWO FOR CLEVELAND CLEVELAND , O ., Dec . 12 . —Two new theaters will soon open their doors here . The Ohio Amusement Co . s new house , the Woodland , will open Christmas Day . Almost opposite this house J . Makoff is completing a theater , which is expected to open Feb . 1 . The latter house will have a neat auditorium , with stores on each side of the lobby leading to the theater .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
MAYBE WOMAN MANAGER [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

MAYBE WOMAN MANAGER It is rumored that Minnie MaddernFiske will be offered the management of the New theater , now being erected on : 44 th street . The directors have offered the management of the house to Augustus Thomas , the playwright , but he hasrefused . Now it is stated that either Mrs . Piske or Otis Skinner will hold themanagerial reins when the house opensnext fall .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNIQUE ADVERTISING [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

UNIQUE ADVERTISING CHICAGO , Dec . 12 . —The Crown theater are using odd descriptions of plays to attract people to that house . In this weeks papers they say of Driftwood , the current attraction : If you want to see a namby-pamby milk and water play , dont come here ; but if you want to see something intensely human , with several good hard punches , then come .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ORPHEUM ORTHOGRAPHS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

ORPHEUM ORTHOGRAPHS So far Ada Reeve has played six American cities on her Orpheum Circuit tour , and in each one of this number has scored an emphatic hit . Miss Reeve , like most English folk making an initital western trip , was overwhelmed with pleasant surprises . To a friend in London , she recently wrote : It is a wonderful country with wonderful people . A trip to America that doesnt extend to the extreme West is like a musical comedy without an orchestra . Early in the New Year , Bert Leslie will begin the Orpheum Circuit tour . Leslie is the father of slang . Ninetenths of the famous quips heard were originated by the rotund comedian . Besides an enviable vaudeville reputation he has won laurels as principal comedian in Charles Frohman s production of The Little Cherub and Our Miss Gibbs , with Lew Field s company of The Henpecks , and with various other large musical comedies . The Romany Opera company , an organization of twelve singers , recruited from the various Metro...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 8 Advertisements [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911
Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

ANNIVERSARY SALE , 10 % OFF STITT TRUNKS SI W . 29 th ST ., NEW YORK CITY . T tsrht — rtnrnhlp — Reasonable . ( Guaranteed for 5 years . ) BARNES & KING Say : We have tried all the best , but find Stitts better than the rest , ( They are Juggling four now . ) WANTED—Small young lady for illusions . Send photo . AL VONARX , Monmouth , Illinois . Th ^ re Only On & JOHNNIE RBIL * I> YTHE LITTLE WHIRLWIND Clotty Comedy Novlty BOWDOIN SQUABE THEATRE , BOSTON , WEEK DEO . 18 . ARTIST KNOW THYSELF Have been Informed that the agents , artists and other persons have been issuing misleading -statements regarding the booking or Saginaw , Mich . Desire to call the artists attention to the • fact that there is only one theatre In Saginaw—JEFFERS—that is booked by the Michigan Vaudeville Managers Association , and all artists accepting time in Saginaw must insist on knowing what house they play . When anybody tells them that any other theatre besides the JEFFERS...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
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Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WOULD IMPROVE CONDITIONS IN NICKEL HOUSES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

WOULD IMPROVE CONDITIONS IN NICKEL HOUSES Superintendent Cruden Asks Cooperation of Police Depart- ¦ ment in Correcting Evils . CHICAGO , 111 ., Dec . 12 . —Complaint of conditions in and about moving picture houses and small theaters , especially dressing rooms and toilet facilities , has been lodged . . with William H . Cruden , superintendent of Illinois Free Employment Offices , with offices in Chicago . In a letter addressed to General Superintendent of Police McWeeny , Mr . Cruden says : On account of the theatrical booking agencies being licensed through this department of the state government , we are asked to regulate many _ difficulties encountered by actors in their dealings with agents and managers through the country . Some of these complaints we are unable to adjust , and the most recent one is of such a character that , unless we have some assistance from your department , we can do nothing , and have so informed the complainant . This complaint was brought on behalf ...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
"INFLUENCE" OF HYPNOTIST PAULINES CAR GETS IT IN SENSATIONAL SUICIDE'S WAY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

INFLUENCE OF HYPNOTIST PAULINES CAR GETS IT IN SENSATIONAL SUICIDES WAY Pauline , the hypnotist , would seem to have grounds for the belief that even his automobile is possessed of the influence , after a sensational happening of Wednesday of last week in which the auto was an important actor . The hypnotist had left , his car standing in front of the World building , New York City , Wednesday afternoon while he went into the building to consult with his attorney . A colored chauffeur was in charge and remained seated at the wheel . Suddenly and without the slightest warning- there came hurtling down from the very top of the World building tower the body of a man who had chosen this sensational method of ending a life which lack of work and continued despondency had made worthless to him . The body struck the front of the machine less than three feet in front of the hitherto complacent chauffeur . The man s skull was cracked open like an egg and his limp and lifeless body rolled off...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
BROWN'S AGAIN IN TOWN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 15 December 1911

BROWNS AGAIN IN TOWN Chris . O . Brown , general booking manager of the Sullivan & Considine vaudeville circuit , has arrived home after a five weeks tour to the Coast . In company with John W . Considine , Senator Sullivan , and Senator OBrien , of Chicago , he made a personal inspection of every one of the Sullivan & Considine theaters in the West . He is enthusiastic over vaudeville conditions in the West and claims that it will grow larger and larger , every year from this on . The dearth of musical comedies has made the people hungry for vaudeville shows , and the .. high standard set by Sullivan & Considine will insure a continuance of the good business they have been doing . Mr . Brown states that many sites for new theaters were examined and that the firm will add many houses to their circuit in a short time . Mr . Considine accompanied Mr . Brown to New York , buf left this week for the West .

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