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"ZIM ZIM" MAKES GOOD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

ZIM ZIM MAKES GOOD ALBANY , N . Y ., Dec . 5 . — The Princess Zim Zim , a new play by Edward Sheldon , author of The Nigger , was produced here last night and made a hit . Dorothy Donnelly has the leading role and prominent in her support is John Barrymore . The company is under the direction of Liebler & Co .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HER LONG ENGAGEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

HER LONG ENGAGEMENT DOVER , N . H ., Dec . 5 . —Jolly Fannie , Hatfield & Co . will close an engagement at the Lyric theater , on Dec . 9 , which has been remarkable . In 15 months she has played 32 weeks at this house . She opens at the Academy of Music , Lowell , Mass ., on Dec . 11 for four weeks . She is supported by Eddie LaRose , John McDonald and Thomas Whalen .

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

FRIARS SEE COLLIER Two hundred of the Friars saw William Collier in Take My Advice at the Fulton theater on Dec . 4 . The advice must have been pleasant for they immediately corraled Collier and took him to the club house , where they made him eat a midnight supper .

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

| DRAMATIC GLEANINGS

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
INTERSTATE THEATER WILL COST $ 1 , 000 , 000 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

INTERSTATE THEATER WILL COST $ 1 , 000 , 000 TANGUAYS NEW SONG President Hoblitzelle Discusses Plans for New House at Dallas . FORT WORTH , Tex ., Dec . 4 . —Karl Hoblitzelle , president of the Interstate Amusement Co ., was in this city on Thanksgiving Day , and spoke of plans which are being made by his company for the erection of a new theater in Dallas . The building , according to Mr . Hoblitzelle , will cost $ 1 , 000 , 000 , and besides the theater , will contain offices and quarters for the Dallas Ad Men s Club , the Dallas Auto Club , the Dallas Chamber , of Commerce , and other similar organizations . While the site for the building has been secured , it has not yet been announced . Work of construction is to begin within the next few weeks in order that the theater may be ready for occupancy when the season of 1912-1913 opens . The house is to have a capacity of 2 , 400 , and will be equipped with mezzanine boxes , in which smoking will be permitted . The Interstate peopl...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
. , A NOVEL BET WON [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

. , A NOVEL BET WON A group of agents had assembled in the Bronx last week and were talking over old times and the different ways of advertising . One agent suggested that if any agent could suggest to him some scheme that had not been tried he would be willing to buy the cigars for the party . Each in turn suggested different ways . T . A . Sheehan , of the McKinley Square theater , stated that he had an idea which they would have to admit was original . He said : We have a baby elephant , called Baby Mine , now performing in the theater , and I will bet that I can take him from the stage and bring him into twenty different cafes in the Bronx and give him a little tonic in each . Whereupon they all adjourned to the stage entrance . There Baby Mine and the purveyor of publicity were ready and they made the rounds of every saloon in the Bronx , on Boston Road . The crowd that followed was never seen before in that section . They all admitted that this was a most original idea .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ADER'S PARTNER SUES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

ADERS PARTNER SUES CHICAGO , Nov . 30 . —Edward J . Ader , a theatrical lawyer , whose connection with the United States Trust Co . has been under investigation by the Chicago Bar Association , has been sued by his law partner , Frederick W . Story , for a dissolution of the partnership . The bill also asks for an accounting . In his bill Mr . Story alleges that Ader appropriated to his own use funds belonging to the firm . The bill also sets forth that , by reason of the notoriety Ader has obtained by the disbarment proceedings , Story s business has been greatly injured .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WEBSTER GETS REDFIELD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

WEBSTER GETS REDFIELD REDFIELD , S . D „ Dec 4 . —George H . Webster has secured the bookings of the new Lyric theater in this city , his service having begun Nov . 30 . Warsen & Jack son , comedy acrobats , were tha first team to play the house under the Wenster regime . It is rumored that the Metropolitan theater in Watertown is soon to close ; the bookings there are provided by Paul Goudron , of the Chicago S . & C . office . The Hunters , George and Lucy , who have just finished fifteen weeks on the Webster time , are laying off here for the winter ; Mrs . Hunter is singing spotlight songs at the Lyric .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
MARIE DRESSLER COMPANY CAUGHT IN BAD WRECK [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

MARIE DRESSLER COMPANY CAUGHT IN BAD WRECK Matinee Performance in AHentown , Pa ., Had To Be Called Off . SCRANTON , Pa ., Dec . 4 . —The special train carrying the Marie Dressier Tillies Nightmare company , en route from this city to AHentown , on the Lehigh Valley railroad , was wrecked at 8 : 45 a . m . Saturday , two miles north of Mauch Chunk . The engine was demolished , two baggage cars were derailed , and , only by the most fortunate chance , did the entire train avoid plunging down a fifty-foot embankment . No one was injured . The special left this city at 6 : 10 in the morning , with a matinee performance billed for AHentown , but didn t arrive in the latter city until 1 oclock , necessitating a refund of money to the capacity audience which had booked seats for the Saturday afternoon performance .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
MARY ANN BROWN ILL [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

MARY ANN BROWN ILL Mary Ann Brown , of the team of Taylor & Brown , who recently went to Europe , is seriously ill in a London hospital , where she was compelled to undergo an operation for the removal of a large tumor . The team had only played two weeks when Miss Brown was taken ill , and several weeks had to be cancelled . The doctors say it will be at least six weeks before she will be able to work . Miss Brown is a daughter of H . W . Wieland , the London agent , who had a route of twenty weeks booked for the act entitled , A Traveling Man s Flirtations . Mr . Taylor was formerly featured with Harry Scotts Girl From the U . S . A . company .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
198 YEARS ; $ 11 , 000 , 000 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

198 YEARS ; $ 11 , 000 , 000 CHICAGO , Dec . 6 . —Jones , Linick & Schaefer have obtained a 198-year lease on the property at 140 North State street , at a total rental of $ 11 , 000 , 000 , on which , it is said , they will erect a new theater and office building . Jones is the treasurer of White City . The firm of which he is a member own a majority of the concessions at the large amusement parks in Chicago , in addition to the Plaza , Willard , Bijou , and Wilson theaters and all the five and ten cent theaters on State street between Randolph and VanBuren streets . They also are heavily interested in Lew Fields American Music hall .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PANTAGES ROBBED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

PANTAGES ROBBED SEATTLE , Wash ., Nov . 30 . —Alex . Pantages and his wife had two suitcases stolen from them as they were about to depart for Portland to attend the opening of the new Pantages theater in that city . The suit cases contained gowns , evening clothes and jewels valued at $ 4 , 000 . They were taken from an automobile that was waiting to take them to the train . Mrs . Pantages was going to Portland to play the violin at the opening of the new theater . The suitcases were found later , but all the jewelry , with the exception of two diamond rings had been taken .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EMPIRE FOUR ABROAD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

EMPIRE FOUR ABROAD The Empire Comedy Four have engagements in foreign countries which will keep them busy until the end of next summer , unless they should get homesick and take an ocean liner to give them a view of the Statue of Liberty and the New York sky line . The latter part of November they played at Tichys theater , Prague , and during the whole month of December they will be located at Rennachers theater , Vienna .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
JUMPED MANY MILES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

JUMPED MANY MILES Kimberly & Hodgkins made the trip from Portland , Me ., to Chicago to start a tour of the Orpheum Circuit at the Majestic theater . Their entertaining number scored heavily with the Chicago crowds .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SOL AND FRED WIN CHILD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

SOL AND FRED WIN CHILD CHICAGO , Dec . 5 . —Etta Burke on Friday afternoon was awarded the custody of her daughter , Burnadette , by Judge Pinckney of the Juvenile court . Mrs . Burke had placed the child in the care of a sister , who , without the consent of Mrs . Burke , placed the child under the care of the Juvenile court . The Juvenile court later gave the child into the custody of a Mrs . McCarthy . On arriving in Chicago and learning the facts , Mrs . Burke appealed to the court for the restoration of her daughter to her mother s care . Mrs . Burke is a member of the A . A . A ., and was counseled by Sol and Fred Lowenthal , the White Rats legal representatives .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EVERYBODY TAKE A GUESS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

EVERYBODY TAKE A GUESS LINCOLN , 111 ., Dec . 3 . —Dan Roby sprung a new joke during his engagement at the Majestic . This is the fourteenth joke since the creation of Adam , according to the comedian . The new joke does not refer to the fig-leaf costume of Eve , to the mother-in-law , to eating with a knife or to the other familiar subjects employed in jests . Dan is afraid to tell his new joke in a big city for fear some one will steal it . He may place it in the safety vault , with instructions for it not to be aired until after his death .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
NAEMA LEE , OF HOMBURG & LEE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

NAEMA LEE , OF HOMBURG & LEE Is pictured in this artistic pose . With Bob Hamburg she is appearing in vaudeville , presenting The Office Boy and the Actress , a singing and talking comedy sketch . They are now appearing on the Pacific Coast , where they will doubtless finish this season . . Next season they will be members of one of the burlesque wheel organizations , playing principal parts .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PROVES RULE VALUABLE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

PROVES RULE VALUABLE Just as Covington & Wilber were taking their curtain at the Alhambra , • Thanksgiving night , a sand-bag fell from the flies , making it uncomfortable for the persons in front through the enormous amount of dust that was raised which , from a distance , closely resembled smoke . The stage manager came to the footlights immediately and explained just what had happened . Ben Roberts and his orchestra were in the pit readv to play in obedience to a rule recently established by Percy Williams for just such occasions as this .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SMALL THEATER FIRE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

SMALL THEATER FIRE MARCELINE , MO ., Nov . 28 . —A fire occurred this afternoon at the Bijou theater , managed by Campbell & Kelly . The fire broke out in the operating booth , while a couple of mechanics were at work overhauling the picture machine . The flames threatened to destroy the entire building , but by quick action of the employees the damage was confined to the front part of the house . The damage amounted to about $ 1 , 000 . The vaudeville performers on the bill were Prof . Richards , Crookman J . White and E . J . Stevens ..

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THEATER NEARS COMPLETION [Newspaper Article] — Player — 8 December 1911

THEATER NEARS COMPLETION OKLAHOMA CITY , Okla ., Dec . 1 . — Workmen are expediting the construction of the Empress theater in order that it may be opened by the holidays . Manager B . H . Powell has invested $ 60 , 000 in what promises to be a thoroughly modern house where vaudeville will be shown in active competition with the other places now running here .

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