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THEY'RE IN DUTCH [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

THEYRE IN DUTCH Clous & Hoffman , familiarly known as The Mutt and Jeff of German ^ comedy . Audiences have gotten into the habit of sitting back when acts like this appear and saying , Make us laugh . * These two boys do that very thing . They made me laugh so much 1 forgot to draw the cartoon and had to catch them in the dressing-room after they had finished about twenty minutes of the funniest Double Dutch its been my pleasure to sec . They are now playing the United time under the direction of Chas . S . Wilshin .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ATLANTIC PARK BURNS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

ATLANTIC PARK BURNS Atlantic Park , a famous amusement park , of Brooklyn , N . Y ., was entirely consumed by flames on Dec . 19 . The fire started in the casino and in a few moments spread to all parts of the park . A large dance hall , bowling alleys , restaurant and the property of numerous concessionaires in the park were entirely destroyed . Nothing was left but a mass of . blackened ruins . Atlantic Park was at one time a famous resort , but in late years , on account of the many attractions-provided at Coney Island , it had not been so successful . It still attracted big Sunday crowds and was popular with people in the section of Brooklyn where it was situated .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
BIGELOW ARRESTED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

BIGELOW ARRESTED Attired only in Pajamas and wildly brandishing a revolver , Charles A . Bigelow , the famous comedian , was arrested in New York at an early hour on Dec . 19 . He had been following people and shouting at them and when accosted by a policeman shot into the air . Upon being taken to the station house he talked wildly . In response to a question as to whether he had been born in the United States he said no I was born in Cleveland . He also told the officer that he had been making the world laugh for years and now it was time for them to start weeping . He was locked up and will have a medical examination . It is believed that a rest will rid him of his hallucinations and that he will return to the stage .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SUED FOR LIBEL [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

SUED FOR LIBEL Getell Burgess , the author and playwright , has been sued by William H . Dailey , of San Francisco , Cal ., for libel with the damages placed at $ 10 , 000 . Dailey avers that in a book written by Burgess , in 1907 , the plaintiff was held up to public scorn and ridicule by a description of him , using his proper name . The title of the book is The Heart Line . The defendants , Mr . Burgess and the Bobbs-Merrill Co ., publishers of the book , state that even if the party described in the book was really Mr . Dailey it is still insufficient to constitute a cause for action .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
BICYCLE RIDERS ANGRY [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

BICYCLE RIDERS ANGRY the bicycle riders who competed in the six-day race at the Madison Square Garden , last week , were very indignant when it came to a division of the prize money . They found that the amount to be divided was not as large as last year . The winners of the race received $ 484 each , while the winners of last years race received $ 750 . All the other contestants in the race were scaled in the same proportion . The managers claim that the large amount of guarantees , paid to special attractions , cut down the amount to be distributed among the winners .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SOME CAPITAL THIS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

SOME CAPITAL THIS WILMINGTON , Del ., Dec . 19 . —The General Amusement Co . was incorporated here today with a capital of $ 500 , 000 . When the attorneys for the new company were questioned as to the nature of the business to be carried on they refused to give the information . They also refused to give the names of the incorporators .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
BONHAIRS FOR S . & C . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

BONHAIRS FOR S . & C . The George Bonhair Troupe , from the New York Hippodrome , open on the Sullivan & Considine Circuit on Jan . 1 , at Columbus , Ohio . They have just completed a most successful term at the big New York playhouse .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ROSS AND SHAW [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

ROSS AND SHAW The Musical Nondescripts , presenting In Jitngletown , a musical absurdity . Merry Xmas , Happy New Year to nil .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SCIENTISTS CONVINCED THAT MONKS THINK [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

SCIENTISTS CONVINCED THAT MONKS THINK Experiments Made by Philadelphia Professors Attended with Remarkable Results . PHILADELPHIA , Dec . 18 . —Remarkable progress has been made by two scientists of this city in the moulding of the minds of monkeys . Dr . William H . Furness and Dr . Lightner Witmer have developed the brains of two chimpanzees to such an extent that people who have seem them are convinced that the animals do really think and reason . Two African chimpanzees were secured three years ago and placed in the psychological laboratories of the University of Pennsylvania , where Dr . Witmer was in charge . Later they were transferred to the country home of Dr . Furness , at Wallingford . Each of the monkeys is about three feet in height . At first they showed no different traits from the usual chimpanzee brought to this country for stage purposes . • Dr . Furness had the animals trained in the usual manner , teaching them simple tricks , by which they ate with knives and sp...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HOUSE CHANGES PLAN [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

HOUSE CHANGES PLAN WORCESTER , Mass ., Dec . 18 . —The Poli theater has changed its policy from stock to vaudeville . The stock company closed Dec . 2 , and since then vaudeville has been on view .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Reforming the Contract-Jumper [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

Reforming the Contract-Jumper By ABNER ALI , Chicago Representative , W . R . A . U . The hardest man that a representative of the order has to contend with is the contract-breaker . This individual not alone injures himself and the manager with whom he contracts , but in addition brings the whole order into disrepute . Although contract jumping on the part of artists is growing less and less , yet the average White Rat has no idea of how many of his fellow members disregard a contract when they have chances of making a more advantageous one . Every conceivable subterfuge is used . Unfortunately , or rather fortunately , the theatrical sphere is limited and it is only a question of a short time before this hypocrisy is discovered and then the innocent performer suffers . From the most selfish motives , the contract jumper is a penny-wise ABNER ALI pound-foolish person . There has not been a manager or agent ( and I make this statement positively ) with whom I have had any dealings i...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ROGER IMHOF , HUGHEY CONN AND SUZANNE CORINNE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

ROGER IMHOF , HUGHEY CONN AND SUZANNE CORINNE Presenting the newest laugh , Surgeon Louder , U . S . A . Roger Imhof , Hughey Conn and Susanne Ctrinne haw produced the fourth act of the Louder series , Surgeon Louder , U . S . A . The production is earned complete and it is the best offering produced by this clever trio .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
GREAT LEON & CO . Hindoo Mystics . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

GREAT LEON & CO . Hindoo Mystics . Tko Chrijfrno ^ c . orm ^ bul ° nc & & uwi-Crr-e . oI Lions fcct & liNMjsbrinqj cWr Ti-o > n wke . i-e vjou < Aonf know , He ( ji-oAoce ^ . ^ ok ^ Kow , f \ b & tuiueT oj- MicTuaU & K . A beer .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
JOIN THE WALLACE FORCES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

JOIN THE WALLACE FORCES The Nelson Family , well-known circus performers , have been engaged for the Hagenbeck-Wallace Shows for the season of 1912 . This winter four members of the family are to take a flier in vaudeville .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
VODE ACT PROSPERS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

VODE ACT PROSPERS Newport & Stirk opened their vaudeville tour at Hartford , Conn ., and made such an impression that they have been booked for a number of weeks by James Clancy . They have an act that is unique and pleasing .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ACROBAT TAKES WIFE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

ACROBAT TAKES WIFE Robert Ardell , of the well-known acrobatic team , Ardell Brothers , was married on Nov . 28 to Miss Caroline Reiger at St . Francis Church , New York . Both were former residents of Canton , Ohio , and have known each other all their lives .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
OPENS EASTERN OFFICES [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

OPENS EASTERN OFFICES Tell Taylor , composer and publisher of Down by the Old Mill Stream , has opened eastern offices in the Regal building , New York City . Tom Faxton and Donald Heath have been retained to popularize and promote Mr . Taylors publications in the east . He soon will issue several new songs .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SMALL THEATER BURNED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

SMALL THEATER BURNED RICHMOND , Va ., Dec . 16 . —The Pekin theater , a small house , was damaged by fire today . The fire was caused by an exploding film , but none of the audience was injured . The loss was $ 1 , 000 .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE GHENT EXPOSITION [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

THE GHENT EXPOSITION WASHINGTON , Dec . 18 . —An exposition will be held in Ghent , Belgium , from April to October , 1913 . Today President Taft sent a special message to Congress urging an appropriation of $ 25 , 000 , so that the United States could be represented there .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WILLIAM BEROL ( "MENETE -KEL" ) [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

WILLIAM BEROL ( MENETEKEL ) William Berol presents the original tlluston Menetekel . While a tennis ball , covered with adhesive ink , writes words and figures whispered by members of the audience to the telepathist , a committee is on the stage andjhe performer in the audience . The act headlined at the best theaters of Europe and America .

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