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INFORMATION WANTED . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

INFORMATION WANTED . Maurice J . Burns , who has charge of the Seattle , Wash ., offices of Sullivan 4 Considine , is in a position to put the relatives of Billy Morrison in touch with the authorites of Juneau , Alaska , where this man lost his life in a fire some time ago . The unfortunate man left a considerable estate , and any one knowing of his relatives should communicate with Mr . Burns . Billy Morrison was a schoolmate of Frank Hewitt , a sleight-of-hand performer , and that party may know something of his relatives or former home .

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

MILLER , EAGLE & MILLER HUMAN AV 1 ATUKS , Aerial gymnasts par excellence . Now flying on Sullivan-Considine tour

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Animal Training Experiences ; From Beetles to Elephants [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

Animal Training Experiences ; From Beetles to Elephants VP . WORMWOOD , made famous by Wormwood s Dogs and Monkeys , facetiously puts it that he has trained everything from an elephant to a beetle . And this statement , broad as it seems to be , is well founded • in fact . Among the animals upon which Mr . Wormwood has forced his higher enlightenment have been both quadrupeds and bipeds—not excepting that gregarious and most peculiar animal , man , for Mr . Wormwood spent a number of years as an instructor at Western Normal College , Shenandoah , la . Like most people who have become well known in the show business , Mr . Wormwood started quite early , and , in starting , gave indication of the show fever which puts people into the business and keeps them there . As a lad Mr . Wormwood lived on a farm in the Middle West and was quite fond of pets . At the age of fourteen he was the proud possessor of two dogs , which he had trained to do the tricks commonly done these days by dogs w...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Has the Limit Been Reached in Progressive Vaudeville [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

Has the Limit Been Reached in Progressive Vaudeville BY Robert Grau _____¦__»_—¦_ —*— It was on a hot August day in the year 1892 that I landed in New York from London , bringing with me what was considered a strange aggregation of stage talent . The cause of our advent at so auspicious a season was the fact that I had secured , while in London , a contract with La Loie Fuller , with whom I had made a small fortune abroad , and it was my idea to present the American celebrity to her native public in a vaudeville way . We opened at the Garden theater in the metropolis a few days after arriving —to a sold-out house—but although La Loie scored sensationally , the celebrities came a cropper . Yet it was this very organization that started the invasion of legitimate actors in the vaudeville theaters of America . B . F . Keith was then in the first year of his tenancy of the Union Square theater , with his original idea of a continuous performance . I had bound myself to present the artis...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE VENETIAN FOUR—A MUSICAL PRODUCTION DE LUXE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

THE VENETIAN FOUR—A MUSICAL PRODUCTION DE LUXE PRESENTING A NIGHT IN VENICE . THE MOST REFINED STRING QUARTETTE IN VAUDEVILLE . A DELIGHTFUL ENTERTAINMENT . NOW TOURING THE LEADING VAUDEVILLE CIRCUITS OF AMERICA . PERMANENT ADDRESS : THE PLAYER , NEW YORK . A MERRY XMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEHR TO ALL FRIENDS .

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

ACTOR MURDERS BABY FREMONT , Neb ., Dec . 16 . —Louis Rogers , a vaudeville performer , was found guilty of murder in the second degree at his trial here last week . He was charged with strangling the new born babe of Mrs . Caroline Richter , his professional traveling companion . The body of the baby was found in a box car , and Mrs . Richter appeared as a witness against Rogers .

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

NEW OTTUMWA MANAGER OTTUMWA , la ., Dec . 16 . —William Olson has assumed the management of the Garrick theater , in this city , the house having been leased by Thielen & Olson . This firm are negotiating for theaters in Rock Island and Moline , 1 ) 1 .. and expect to add a number of new houses to their already extensive circuit

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
AShort Account of a Long Affair [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

AShort Account of a Long Affair ByJoeFlynn . Neither a long or short while ago there was a long fellow named Short keeping company with a short girl named Long and this short girl for a long time was naturally very desirous tohave her name of Long hammered down to Short . That is , she longed tochange from Long to Short . But Mr Short found very shortly that Miss Longs longing did not last long , but it lasted long enough to keep him short for a long time and he is still pretty short for a long man . But if Miss Long had changed from Long to Short he would have been shorter longer . In fact , hed have been so very short hed have wished she were Long again , but in the same street though not in the same family , there was a long girl named Short . Long loved a big Mr . Little , while big Mr . Little , little thinking of long Miss Short , long loved a little lass named Long . Well to make a long story short , Little proposed to Long and Short longed to be even with Little s short-comi...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
OLDER THAN "UNCLE TOM . " [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

OLDER THAN UNCLE TOM . A report was recently made to the Egyptian Exploration Fund of the discovery of a hitherto unknown drama of Sophocles . The discovery is the more interesting because the play is a satyric drama , only one specimen of which has come down to us , the Cyclops of Euripides . Only srort , disjointed fragments , preserved in citations by grammarians and others , of the work of Sophocles in this line , existed before the recent discovery . The papyrus on which this drama was written was greatly broken up , and in fact the several fragments were not even all obtained in the same year . The pieces fitted together remarkably well , and as now arranged make up the first sixteen columns of the play . The play is called The Ichneutae , or The Trackers , of which practically nothing but the title was previously known . It is based upon the familiar myth of the exploits of the infant god Hermes , the theft of Apollo s cattle and his invention of the lyre . This interesting p...

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

A KNOCK-ABOUT TORNADO . CLIFF BAILEY TRIO ACROBATIC COMEDIANS .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
GEO . E . DELMORE AND JULES W . LEE [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

GEO . E . DELMORE AND JULES W . LEE Delmore & Lee represent the acme of physical perfection and the ultimate in gymnastic art . Wherever vaudeville finds representation in its best degree there the name of Delmore St Lee is a standard symbol of all that is classy ; and among sensational displays their superiors cannot be found . Spectators find their daring ladder work at once a delight to the eye and a source of astonishment and admiration .

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

The Burlesque of the Future By E . H . Wood , Manager Columbia & 1 heater , Chicago . THE BURLESQUE of the future ! A phrase one might well conjure with , for whether or not the Burley Q of days to come will be at all similar to that of the present period is merely speculative , a fanciful conjecture . That it will become more pretentious and more wholesome , if anything , one may easily imagine , for already the tendency is to elaborate and spread rather than to curtail and condense . But , be the burlesque of the future what it may , first , last , and at all times we must have burlesque in all the word implies . It must be constructive rather than destructive , and it must be advanced and refined . It must be built along the lines of the old Weber & Fields productions . Burlesque must advance—it cannot afford to deteriorate . It must seek to strengthen rather than lessen its present tenacious grip on the theater-going public . And all indications point to ...

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

LANDIS & KNOWLES Here are two little ladies , Marie Landis and Dorothy . Knowles , who are meeting with great success on the Western Vaudeville Managers Association time , playing under the direction of A . E . Meyers .

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

THE INTERNATIONAL OPERATIC QUARTET Marie A . Cetzel , soprano ; Stella Gcrvaise , contralto ; Lacy L . Wisdom , tenor ; M < j 9 fJ ° H r d dane , baritone . Creating a sensation in San Francisco . An artistic triumph in classical and popular selections . Now playing return engagement at Odeon Cafe . Maurice Jourdane , manager and director . Permanent address , care of PLAYER , San Francisco .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
We're Not So Much [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

Were Not So Much By Joseph Labadie . A bunch of bones , A mite of meat , A hank of hair , Seem man complete . A little air , A little food , A little drink Seem amplitude . A little love , Mixed with despair , A little joy , So fleet and rare ! The mass are meek , The few are proud , The few are bold , The many cowed . The few command , The mass obey , While many mow , The few make hay . We fight , we kill , We cheat , we clutch , We rob and hate—We re not so much .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE 4 BENOS AERIAL GYMNASTS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

THE 4 BENOS AERIAL GYMNASTS Who are at present amazing vaudeville patrons on the Pacific Coast with their marvelous and sensational mid-air performance . Address : PLAYER , New York .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
The Woman Song-Booster [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

The Woman Song-Booster By Flo Jacobson ( This Energetic Chicago Girl Is Said to Be the Only Female of the Species ) A velvet gown was directly responsible for my becoming a professional woman song booster . I can unblushingly say I have made good , and the success I have attained , I should think , would be a big incentive to other young women to take up the profession . But to get back to the beginning and the velvet gown . I had innumerable gowns and suits , for it has been father s one weakness to indulge my every whim and caprice . But I hadn t a velvet gown . So I went to father , put my arms about his shoulders , told him what a dear old daddy he was—you know how sweet a woman can be when she wants new garments of which she doesn t stand in the slightest need—and broached the question . Father smiled indulgently . Why , Flo , said he , youve got a million dollars worth of clothes now . I know , daddy , I retorted , but I haven t a velvet gown . He kept right on smiling , as he...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EMPLOYEES OF TED SNYDER'S CHICAGO OFFICE . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

EMPLOYEES OF TED SNYDERS CHICAGO OFFICE . Reading from left to right—( Top row } Arthur Green , Ray Midgelev , Arthur Dickinson Charles Pierce , Tom Hanlon , L . £ . Goss , Ir . ; Ted Stover , Phil Dahm . ( . Bottom row ) Lou But ler , Flo Jacobson , Frank Clark ( manager ) , Genevieve Anderson . Clifford Hess .

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

TRIBUTE TO THE DRAMA I THINK I love and reverence all arts equally , only putting my own just above the others ; because I recognize in it the union and culmination of all arts . To me it seems as if when God conceived the world , that was Poetry ; He formed it and that was Scripture ; He colored it and that was Painting ; He peopled it with living ^ beings and that was the grand divine , eternal Drama . CHARLOTTE CUSHMAN .

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

JULES VON TILZER Wishes all his friends a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year . Mr . Von Titeer is the Chicago representative of the York Music Publishing Co . of which Albert Von Tilzer is manager Jules is located at 145 North Clark street , Chicago .

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