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PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 2 July 1920

PERSONALITIES E . A . Schiller , general representative for Marcus Loew on the south and southwest circuit , in engaging a company of players a number of years ago for a melodrama , Her First False Step , secured the serv-. ices of Mrs . Gish and her two daughters , Dorothy , aged 7 , and Lillian , aged 9 . Yes , the same who have helped bring fame to the D . W . Griffith banner in later years . Billy Rose and Blossom Dill were married while trouping with a circus . During their wedding feast the elephants stampeded and killed two employees . That night the train was derailed . But Billy and Blossom lived happily ever after—in vaudeville , where they are now . Louis Leo , now doing a balancing act on the-Loew . time was once a baloonist . and parachute jumper and made many -tests ¦ for the government . He . was also athletic instructor at Johns Hopkins University for three years , and during his , regime turned out one of the best , track and . baseball teams in the school s history...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
CHICAGO NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 2 July 1920

CHICAGO NOTES By MAX RICHARD George Webster , owner of the Webster Vaudeville Circuit , booking a number of the smaller theatres in . and around Chicago , sold his entire interests to Wm . B . Diamond , of Indianapolis , and Bentley of St . Louis . They-will continue-doing business under the name of The Webster Vaudeville Circuit . It is reported that a cash consideration of $ 4 , 000 is what Mr . Webster received for his good will . Kenneth Davenport , booking the Interstate Circuit out of Chicago , and several other W . V . M . A . houses in the west , has taken an indefinite leave of absence and is going to the Coast , on account of his ill health . Mr . Sam Tishman has taken over his book , and will book the time in conjunction with the Thielen houses . Irving - Tishman , of the Beehler-Jacobs Agency , and Harry Spingold , both returned to Chicago , after several weeks in New York . They report that they signed up a number of standard acts . The prospects look very favorable for...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HARKINGBACJ ' — ^^ [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 2 July 1920

HARKINGBACJ — ^^ i miiMiij T . W . WILLIAMS Propria , r ., > £ JAMKSLKSUK ¦ St , ** * OKOItOK II . ItAUNARD Lewi , >?? >« FltKD . WHITE .. * % » a « aaAK « B | For Eraiis of March 1511 , 16 tb ana 17 th , i AND GRAND HOLIDAY MATIN J Wednesday Afternoon , March 17 th , St . Patrick * jj | OVERTURE ~ Z $ l . TIio Curiam Ktetf . o » the Sitejirolnc Faiw , cnuilcl * v A BUNCH OF KEY . WESTS , ! m ^?^ xr : :::::::::::::::::::::::::: Second Lunatic . ; .- , **¦ $ MidMndca . Kii 3 Rodger MCCPC Jnwe . b g OVERTURE ~ Z ^ t ¦ Appearance of the IMIned Novelty Sketch Ariln *^ ED—Clarance & Warner—JESS ! 1 Appiurlnc ( lurlnL * Ilic week in lliclr original creation , cnilltnl i v . ** . MON 1 AL DUKL . In which tlii-y will intrndncc Club Swhi-jir * jlfJj tone Scing . i . nwl four roiii | itctc rliangcF . lermlnatlni ; witLi £ GIlANIHIttllADSWORISCOMIJAT . ? Two Clowns on Skates JEJV 2 WIK LAMOWT , ! Justly ftylcil Hie Queen of Cliib \ thi * lady is ack...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
NOTES FROM PROCTOR'S , TROY , N . Y . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 2 July 1920

NOTES FROM PROCTORS , TROY , N . Y . . Wm . G . Franke , flute player at Proctors Theatre for twelve years , is taking a vacation , the first in a number of years . s A . J . Gill , assistant manager of Proctor s , underwent a slight operation on . . Monday of- this week ,. which will confine him to hs room for a few days . ¦ All the dressing ; rooms . at : Proctor s are being repainted , and refurnished during the summer months . The Faden Trioj Troys own act ,-received a big ovation -when they appeared on the bill last Monday . Mr . arid Mrs . Faden were entertained in the homes-of many of their friends during their . engagement . , Al , Raymond ,-while playing Proctor s this week . renewed tnany old acquaintances , it . being more than ten years since he last , played here . Mr . Raymond is going into the picture business and will feature his son Richard Stanley Raymond . They are to be known ps the Raymond Comedies . W .-A . Lee , who has the baggage contract for Proctors , has ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
VACATION ADDRESSES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 2 July 1920

VACATION ADDRESSES ( Where some of your friends in the profession are spending their vacation , as reported by them to THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS . ) T Hunter & Adams , R-4 , Hopewell Junction , NY Bell , & Eva , 922 Fitzhugh St ., Saginaw , Midi , Claud & Fannie Usher , Care House of Usher , Mcndou ) Mass . Holmes & Holliston , I . O . Box IA 0 . Onset ,: Mass . Nora & Sidney Kellog , Box 139 , Battle Creek , Mich . Mr . Harry Thorne , 250 North 3 rd St ., Lchighton , Pa . Mr . -Fitzhugli . Lee , 1549 Sixth St ., Portsmouth , Ohio . Mr . G . Davison Clark , Big Diamond Pond , Colebrook , N . H . Sylvester Family , Rye Beach , Rye , N . Y . Kate Elinore & Sam Williams , Northport , L . I . ,- . Happ Simpson , 224 Font Ave ., Buffalo , N . Y . - Jack Lee , 938 Longwood Ave ., Bronx , N . Y . Claudius & Scarlet , R . F . D . No . 2 , Charlotte , Vt . Al Harrison , Trout Pavilion , Kattskill Bay , Lake George ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PROFESSIONAL TRYOUTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 2 July 1920

PROFESSIONAL TRYOUTS -By SOL J . LEVOY Manager , Harlem Opera House , New York City . / lei e has been a tremendous imement in vaudeville as it is ™ today over what it-used to ts infancy when first christ- - ; Y » the descriptive title of , lety . That is a trite state1 to make , but one that will ,, r ^ P etltion . And , just-as in PH I s when everything api . to , be the best that human = could devise , . so today vaudeht « tl re , ached such . towering s that it seems we * ll nigh im possible to add anything to what is now the ultimate in perfection for that particular form of- theatricals . Still , it may . be . that in time the word impossible will be deleted and further miracles will be performed : This might have to be accomplished if for no other reason thanto uphold the optimism of the current generation which- looks upon progress by leaps and bounds in any line of endeavor-as a matter of course rather than something to be analyzed for comparison with its immediate -predece...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
OST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 2 July 1920

OST MAIL DEPARTMENT . , , inied and uncalled for mail only is listed here . THE VAUDEVILLE i \ vs should not be used as a permanent mailing address , the N V . A . having a i lid department for that purpose . Managers throughout the country , as well i Mne offices and others , are urged to send all their dead letters to this , from time to time . We will sort and file them and publish the list No is listed more than one time . In writing for a letter , be sure and allow [•of time for it to reach you on your route , and when convenient enclose , i JJ - MSPII envelope . Do not write the N . V . A . for letters listed herewith THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , 1562 Broadway , New York , N . Y . uurCbb ¦*¦ * c , Mr . I . t , Mr . l , v , Mr . Byron . Mr . Stanley A . ¦ Mrs . Efe ¦ c , Miss Adale son , Mr . Stewart i , Hiss Lolita Sc Stephens . : 11 , Mr . Ted e , Mr . Elwood »• & Decrie & Nelson , Mr . Lee Adelaide M . Jliss Nada Mrs . Samuel . X- Broderick ey , Arthur ¦ v ,...

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 — 2 July 1920

TOPICS OF THE DAY Here , Pat , your letter is overweight . Over what weight ? Youll have to put another stamp on it . Wurra , get out wid yer fooliii . . Shure , if I . put another stamp on it , won t it be heavier still ?—Border Cities Star ( Windsor , Can . )

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
N . V . A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 2 July 1920

N . V . A . NOTES Aileen Stanley has her mother \ Sj visiting her for a few weeks . N When asked how she was enjoying her stay at the club , Mrs . Stanley replied , It is just about the most beautiful and restful place that I have ever seen . While , playing Proctors Newark last Sunday Walter Daniels witnessed the ball game and rooted for the N . V . A . in their famous battle with Proctors Palace team . Walter reports overhearing the following brief and very pointed conversation immediately after the game and between the leading representatives of the competing clubs . Manager Golding grasped Henry Chesterfield by the hand and remarked , We had all the bad breaks in the game and lost , but well challenge you again and beat _ you . Our Secretarys Chesterfieldian reply was , We . beat you fair and square and we had two players that we didn t . have to use . - Royal W . Sanders , of . Chicago , has been the guest of his daughter , Irene Delroy , for the past week . He is most enthusia...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WHERE GLEAN , WHOLESOME FOOD IS PREPARED FOR MEMBERS OF THE N . V . A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 2 July 1920

WHERE GLEAN , WHOLESOME FOOD IS PREPARED FOR MEMBERS OF THE N . V . A . - > —Photo by White Studio , N . Y . C . This picture shows a section of the Immaculate sanitary kitchen in the N . V . A . club . The equipment is all of the most modern type and there is no cleaner kitchen In the world . It is here that the food for the N . V . A . members is prepared . Those who eat here say no better food can be found In all New York , and the prices are so reasonable that they are a constant source of wonderment . Visitors are always at liberty to visit the kitchen .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WHO IS HEJ [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 2 July 1920

WHO IS HEJ Who is that distinguished loo | gentleman with the Silver K locks ? That Is Tony Williams fl when he Is In town and not In ! theatre or asleep , you can find f at the N . V . A . club . He is onj the most active and enthusiastic \ bers of the organization , serves many different committees and Is tiring in his efforts , at all times assist In Improving conditions allJ the line . Tony , as he is famil known around the club , was bof > Wilmington , N . C , in 1852 , and i » his first appearance on the stags 1859 . He played the part of or * the little princes In Richard the T with Edwin Booth . His stage c » embraces the following engager * Three years with the original ri Bad Boy company ; eight years as * ing support with Little Corn seven years with Ward & Vokes ; > years with the late Johnstone Be In The Female Drummer- one , with Nellie McHenry ; three years Frank Daniels , playing Dago French characters ; two years v » l . late Charle...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
GIAL TRAIN TO BE RUN : 0 R VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

GIAL TRAIN TO BE RUN : 0 R VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS ure This Accommodation For . irst Time in Canadian History—Sunday Openings By A . C . WRIGHT 10 NTREAL , QUE ., CANADA , ^ Y 6—The Canadian Pacific lway has agreed—for the first e in the history of Canada—to a special theatrical train , leavToronto at 11 : 45 oclock every urday night , and arriving in ntreal at 8 : 30 o clock on Sunday ning . This train will accommof a complete vaudeville bill pernel , and will also carry a special gage and scenery car , with idard equipment throughout . s a result of this arrangement , ntreal will see a complete vaudee bill , made up specially every : k in Buffalo , and including a nber of acts that have never . n available for Canadian terriy because it has been impossible book them together , as will be isible under the new scheme . he bill will be kept intact oughout the Canadian territory 1 there will be none of the reitions that have been , to a great ent , unavoidable , in the past . iunday night ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PROMINENT IN VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

PROMINENT IN VAUDEVILLE ALEXANDER PANTAGES One of the most popular and successful young executives of vaudeville , Alexander Pantages Is the head and sole owner of the powerful circuit that bears his name , and which is the result of his personal ability , energy and unerring Judgment . He was born In Greece , but left home on his own resources when a boy , to see the world . His extensive travels took him to many strangel places . He ultimately landed In San Francisco , where he entered the theatrical business in a humble capacity . He went to Alaska during the gold rush , and after many adversities succeeded , with some associates , In opening a theatre at Dawson City . His first theatre within the bounds of civilization , however , was at Seattle . Some of his assistants in his early days there he developed into executives who are still with him . Today , he is the same Pantages as of oldj The artist looking for an engagement receives the same consideration as the financier who t...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PRAISE MANAGER FOR TREATMENT OF ARTISTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

PRAISE MANAGER FOR TREATMENT OF ARTISTS Act Commends Ohio Manager For Consideration Shown Them in a Tight Place The team of Egan & Wells , like hundreds of other acts in vaudeville from whom similar letters are being constantly received , believe in praising a manager for his good deeds . In a recent letter to E . F . Albee they commended Manager Witter , of the . Lyceum Theatre , Canton , Ohio for his splendid treatment of them in an emergency . Owing to a delayed message they did not know whether the Canton date was O . K . or not . They took a chance , however , and wired him ; then jumped into Canton . In the meantime he had sent them a message to come on but it arrived after they had gotten out of town : When they reached Canton they were met by two stage hands from the Lyceum who helped them with their baggage . Although they missed the matinee they were paid- for a full week . It is just such managers as Mr . Witter , they say in their letter to Mr . Albee , that ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE ARMED LADY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

THE ARMED LADY By JOHN CONNERY ( Beatrice Morgan Co . ) . Oh lady , with the pretty arm , Just across the way ; Would you think it any harm , If I were to say—That I see you every morn When you draw your curtain T And your figure will adorn All my dreams— that s certain ! Oh lady , with the pretty arm , Just across the way ; Do not rise up in alarm At these things I say . You are startled now I ween At this revelation—But your arm is all I ve seen , The rest s— imagin ationt

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
I OPENING OF ARTISTS' ROOF GARDEN , ATOP THE FIFTH AVEN ^ [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

I OPENING OF ARTISTS ROOF GARDEN , ATOP THE FIFTH AVEN ^ One of the most modern and probably the most elaborate contributions to the artist s comfort Is Manager William ; Quaid s newest innovation , a roof garden and restaurant on the roof of Proctor s Fifth Avenue Theatre , New YorkCrj Mr . Quald has erected a bungalow on the highest peak of the house . A real garden adorns the front porch with tin clinging vines , and flowers of every description ; while the Inside Is sumptuously furnished with large , comfortable , wici rockers . A complete dining room is also at hand , where the artist is served with whatever he wishes to eat , avoli the hustle and bustle of changing clothes and rushing back and forth at the conclusion of each performance . A modern equipped Indoor restaurant has also been provided for the winter months on the top floor , accommodat about fifty people comfortably , and In all the artist Is assured of a real pleasant date when playing this popular theat where the...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ANOTHER ANGLE OF THE SERVICE GIVEN BY N . V . A , [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

ANOTHER ANGLE OF THE SERVICE GIVEN BY N . V . A , The following letter is selfexplanatory : June 28 th , 1920 . My dear Mr . Albee : Little does the average performer tkimk when he enters the N . V . A . Clubhous * what a wonderful and efficient organization you have placed behind it . This letter is prompted by the wonderful courtesy that has been shown me by Mr . Stuart—and comes from a totally different angle than those I have heretofore read i « the Variety and VAUDEVILLE NEWS . It comes from a performer who is ineapaci- , tated and has to stay out in the woods . But it shows nevertheless that the Club is for the performer in little things as well as big . A few weeks back I dropped a list t » Mr . Stuart asking if he knew of anybody connected with the film industry whs wsuhi send in at a reduced rate > set » f 11 ns . This sanatorium was presented witk a » r » : jectihg machine , but knew of ne way t » get film . He immediately answered he was presenting my letter to...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
I FROM MADAM PETROVAI 1 TO MARTIN BECK | [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

I FROM MADAM PETROVAI 1 TO MARTIN BECK | MR . MARTIN BECK , Orpheum Circuit , New York , N . Y . My dear Mr . Beck : Please accept my thanks for your very kind letter and your Inquiries for my health . After a thorough rest I shall be stronger than ever . I should like to take this opportunity of telling you what a wonderfully happy holiday I have enjoyed over the entire Orpheum circuit . The courtesy and attention that I have received from your various managers as well as the splendid co-operation from the various staffs have helped to make my work a labor of love . With the assurance of my most distinguished salutations , I am , Yours most sincerely , OLGA PETROVA .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
By AL FOSTELLE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

By AL FOSTELLE The program of the Metropolitan Theatre , Newark , N . J ., herewith reproduced , was issued in 1876 . The . theatre later became Waldman s , and was one of the leading variety houses of America . The only person appearing on this bill who is still alive Is Little Allrlght , the Japanese performer , who Is now doing an act with his wife . He derived his name of Allrlght when a little kid . He came over with one of the first Jap troupes and always near the finish of his act , when he got to the top of the ladder or pole and was ready to be tossed , he would yell out in a squeaky voice : All lite , which was the only English he knew . He was thereafter billed as Little Allrlght . The name has stuck to him . Delehanty and Hengler had the reputation of being one of the greatest and neatest song and dance teams that ever appeared before an audience . In the opinion of many , there has never been anyone since then who could equal them in their line of work . When they passe...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HARKING BACK [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 9 July 1920

HARKING BACK Metropolitan ! _ IBS * 1 M Market Bt , Newark , H . J . ProMirtar .. . / vi . A * .. yf .... n «» . ViLMin B ^* 1 ™ * f ... 7 .... T . TIOTO . » r « . »\ l ^ ^ - • - ^•• - • Li ^ :- ^ : __•• » . « . »« a CDRTAB RISES AT 8 OtlOCI PRtCiailY , PROGRAMME FOR THIS EVENING : Opening DivertiMment 7 . 40 . .. * ... » ... 8 PEBATF 8 Selection * .... 7 . 50 , : IMETROPOLPTAjl Grand Orcrtara 8- o-olook ..: ~ ..-... OKCBK 8 T . RA ... Opening with the Laogfcafale Sketch THE HAUNTED HOUSE ! Icinty Necktie . .. Had Warehold ] Hawfcehaw Charley Bush * . * The Charming Vocalist d » CS »&; Jsj ilxAB SlS ^ ERS T-. Peril * and Lottla . The Foment * ISatsmaa sttr Little JLilriglxt * In thrir wonderfnl Berfonaaneea with the ^^ JAFAKr-m gijBl XeA 3 D 33 » M . 1 The Duhlng Serlo-Comlc Vecallrt EI / 01 8 E LINDON ! In a choice PQIIO of Seng . SELECTIONS ..,. SEKBATISOBCHESTEA « wintWj »«? e «*! ~ Tb » Wort & Faattttiar UirgtkeT DELEHANTY fc HENGLER The acknowledged intu...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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