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N . V . A . DELEGATION IN OVERALL PARADE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

N . V . A . DELEGATION IN OVERALL PARADE © Kadel & Herbert , N . Y . While the overall parade did not prove the success hoped for , in point of marchers , nevertheless , it attracted considerable attention , and as a result of the publicity New York clothing merchants are advertising greatly reduced prices in mens clothing .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
" BUM" 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

BUM 1 By W . DAYTON WEGEFARTH Manager Keith s , Syracuse , N . Y . WONDERFUL BOY Not the kind of a dog that Bum is , but . a real dog nevertheless , owned by Harry A . Gugler of the Vaudeville Collection Agency . BUM He s a little dog with a stubby tail , And a moth-eaten coat of tan ; His legs - are short , of the , wobbly sort ; I doubt if they ever ran ; He howls at night , while in broad day- , ¦ - - - ¦ light He sleeps like a bloomin log , And he likes the feed of the gutter breed ; He s a most irregular dog . ; I call him Bum , and in total sum He s all that the name implies , For he s just a tramp with a highway stamp That culture cannot disguise ; And his friends , I ve found , in the streets Abound , be they urchins , dogs or men ; Yet he sticks to me with a fiendish glee—It s truly beyond my ken . I talk to him when I m lonesome-like And I m sure that he understands When he looks at me attentively And gently licks ttiji / lands . Then he rubs his nose on my tailored clothe...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
DO YOU KNOW OF A PLACE ! [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

DO YOU KNOW OF A PLACE ! Where you ran take your busi-i ness troubles and . have themf ! straightened out ? f Where you are protected in your business dealings ? Where you can play and dance ? Where you can eat the best food at cost ? Where you can live at half the cost of a hotel ? Where you can go for help when you re sick ? Where you can go for money when things seem dark ? Where you can receive your mail , your friends and business associates ? Where your relatives can go , when you pass on , and get $ 100 in cash to properly place you to rest ? There is such a place . It is located in the heart of the busiest section of the largest city in the world : THE N . A . V . CLUB , 229 West 46 th Street , New York City And any respectable vaudeville performer may become a member on payment of $ 15 . 00 , ten dollars for initiation fee and five dollars for the first period dues , and have all of these privileges , all of this help , without physical examination , without red tape of any...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
I AM THE VAUDEVILLE STAG [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

I AM THE VAUDEVILLE STAG By HUGH COLLINS Proctor s , Albany , N . Y . J / am the stage , the Vaudeville Stag M Where laughter and story and plea . M ure and rage , J Zr flippantly tossed to the public \ % front , ! I Who applaud or condemn every effoy ; and stunt ; , J / hold in my bosom many secrets-iM ¦ my own— m Of cares , tears and worries , of hoptM that have flown ; | Ji For the patron at ease in his orchestrM chair fjM Does not dream that the artist , amnion ing him there , jq While holding the house with eac \ % sally and jest , {{ Is struggling with fever and craving for rest . 1-H I am the stage , the Vaudeville Staged My children I endeavor to study am j guage . fy The acrobats dangle from ropes over % head , id The comedians chuckle as applaus \ % they are fed ; ijj The sketch with its story so cleverK * told , ]* The song-bird who warbles , and hatetl to get old ; if The song and dance team with theii \ side line of talk , [•« The old-time legit who so proudlil will sta...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PUBLICITY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

PUBLICITY H . R . Emde , manager of Proctor s Theatre , Troy , N . Y ., used a Sherlock Bones stunt to exploit the photoplay , The River s End . Arthur Whitelaw , a vaudeville artist who was • playing the house , impersonated Bones . They had the whole town chasing him and a fireman finally captured him and got the reward . The stunt was a huge success and proves that some of the oldest ideas are the best after all . W . D . Wegefarth , manager of the magnificent new B . F . Keith Theatre , Syracuse , N . Y ., has been getting out some wonderful advertising since the house opened . His circular letters to patrons have an especially appealing note . The following letter he recent ly mailed to theatre-patrons in the suburban territory contiguous to Syracuse , with results that commend the effort to other managers : M . v . DEAR FRIEND : Ennui is something that is not reserved only for the idle rich . As far back as 1123 it was quite a popular disease among those in Omar Khayyam s clas...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

SPORTS Joe K . Emrhett , Mary Ryan and William Canning opened . the golf course at the . Iritervale Club in Manchester , N . H ., last week . On some parts of the course there was snow . Manager Canning , of Manchester , asks us to announce that any artists playing Manchester , who are golf players , should bring their clubs with / them and he will see that they are accommodated . It is a 9-hole course , but very fast . ¦ ~ . Jack McAuliffe , the only world s unbeaten champion , is still sailing along in vaudeville . In nearly every town he visits he is wined and dined by the Knights of Columbus , in recognition of his work abroad during the war as a K . of C . secretary . Jack picks Georges Carpentier as the winner in the event the French idol tangles with Champion Jack Dempsey and here are his reasons : The men are so different , the exfighter declared . Their tactics are not at all similar . Dempsey , as we all know , has the strength of a bull , while Carpentier is not quite so ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
YOU TELL 'EM ! [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

YOU TELL EM ! The following compilation of You tell em ! was sent in by MissEileen Hillyer , of the Look Whos Here company , with apologies to Tad . If you desire to add to the collection , send em along and well print em . You tell em . Here goes nothing : You tell em , footlights , Im up stage . 0 • You tell em , Horton , I scream . You tell em , powder puff , my lip stick . . , You tell em , Eversharp , I can t see the point . You tell em , pony , Im a little hoarse . You tell em , ash can , Im a little pail . You tell em , banana , I m one of the bunch . You tell em , automobile , I m tired . You tell em , diamond , I ve a flaw . You tell em , dime , I ain t got no cents . You tell em , Webster , I haven t got the words . You tell em , Wells Fargo , I cant express myself . You tell em , flypaper , Im stuck . NEXT !

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

iEV A UDWE NEWS evoted exclusively to Vaudeville id all those connected with same . BLISHED FRIDAY OF EACH WEEK PALACE THEATRE BUILDING 1564 Broadway , New York City ENN CONDON Editor FREE DISTRIBUTION i ^ Sne News Is distributed free to art- < U i , managers , theatre employees and i others connected with Vaudeville iimthe United States and Canada . If t find It Impossible to obtain your / through the theatres , write us we will place your name on a sepafBte mailing list . Artists who do not f i copies available each week In the t atres they play are urged to notify U giving name of theatre and date . ;| NO ADVERTISING 1 * slo advertising of any kind will be i $ septed for publication in The News . jl THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS Ss not assume responsibility for In- [ dual contributions appearing In se columns , nor . should statements (•¦ pearing in same necessarily be taken N J the policy of this paper or its spon- • iSrs . Contributions of Interest to the [ vaudeville world ar...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

EDITORIAL STAGE DIRECTORS The reports recently emanating om anonymous sources with refence to the reason for installing age directors , or assistant house anagers , in all the Keith theatres , erely indictate the lengths to hich some people will go in their forts to discredit honorable atmpts to help the artist . In a : iled sort of way an item appeared the trade press intimating that certain Keith stage manager regned his position because the new isistant house manager idea did ) t appeal to him . That his sole lrpose in introducing this innovaon was to benefit the artist is early shown in a statement made lblic this week by Mr . Albee , and at the artist , who is the one most rectly benefited by the plan , fully , ipreciates Mr . Albees motive in is connection is made quite plain r the numerous letters of appreation he has received from perirmers . As long ago as March 6 , hen all Keith managers were ked to employ an assistant whose ities would be to serve the back the . house , t...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE MANAGERS' FORUM [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

THE MANAGERS FORUM THE PUBLIC BE BLESSED Looking at Vaudeville Through the Box Office Window / By DAVE NOWLIN-ROBINSON Proctor s , Yonkers , N . Y . ¦ ,. i . . i ! u There are many different angles to vaudeville , but no matter which way you look at it , the apex of each angle invariably centers in one object—the box office . A theatre is one of the many units that go to make up the vaudeville family , and is a live , breathing , seeing , speaking being through whose mouth—the box office—pours the food that keeps : it alive . When the food stops , the . theatre goes hungry ,- starves , and . finally turns up its toes . Every human , being connected with the . theatre is a part of the organism , each depending upon that little window-mouth for , his or her quota of food that comes in . When the public stops crowding up and tossing in the dollar biscuits it s a case of ^ ordering the lillies for the salary e nvelbpe . . The ; rrianager woiild be the firsttofind himself doing a fade-ou...

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 — 30 April 1920

TOPICS OF THE DAY Selected by TbeJiteraryD ^ st PRODUCED BY TIMELY FILMS , INC . Distributed by Pathe Well , Mike , how s the world treating you ? Very seldom , sor , very seldom . —Home Sector . Wanted : Bartender capable of mixing mince pies . —Dallas ( Tex . ) News . Marrying again , Willie ? Why , ye ve been married three times already . Four times , Sandy . Ye re awful wasteful wi women . —London Blighty . Japan s A . B . C . has 2 , 600 letters . Parents , the next time your son kicks about going to school , just mention the fact to him . —New York Telegraph . Some people use a jackass to draw a conveyance ; other employ a lawyer . —N . Y . Evening Globe . . Two men in Wyoming walked 250 miles through zero temperature to be naturalized . Some of our best citizens are not born , but made . —Cleveland Plain Dealer . News Item : A man in Hodar , Neb ., is the father of ten children . For the past twenty years he has used honey and tar compound . —Chicago Tribune . Post card from ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
News of the Crews [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

News of the Crews Charleston , W . Va ., is playing real vaudeville acts on a split week and big time performers who have made the stand lately , after playing two shows a night , with matinees on Wednesday and Saturday , report splendid treatment from the crew , . composed of Abe Blumberg , G . A . Spaulding , Eddie Davis and Cock Cockran , who go out of their way , it seems , to make the engagement pleasant . C . Raymond Minotti is another regular guy at this house . He is the orchestra leader .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE MORNING'S MAIL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

THE MORNINGS MAIL SAME AT THE QUARTER ! WILMINGTON , DEL ., April 27 . Editor , VAUDEVILLE NEWS , ijew York , N . Y . —The first issue of THE VANDEVILLE NEWS reached the Garrick Theatre at 1 P . M . today . Each artist was handed a copy as they came in . One actor , who couldn t read without the aid of his glasses , looked his copy over and said to the stage manager : I don t know any of these horses in to-day s races I Then some fellow went and spoiled the fun by telling him he was reading the first issue of THE VANDEVILLE NEWS . ARTHUR TERRY . HACKENSACK , N . J ., April 22 . Editor , THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS—I have read your initial number over and found it very interesting I think it will be a valuable asset to the vaudeville world . If possible , mail me about thirty-five copies a week . . Wishing you the best success possible , I am , cordially , HUGH OTIS , Manager , Lyric Theatre . NEW YORK , N . Y ., April 23 . Dear Mr . Condon . —Sincere congratulations on the inltal issue of T...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
APPRECIATE COURTESIES SHOWN RY VAUDEVILLE MANAGERS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

APPRECIATE COURTESIES SHOWN RY VAUDEVILLE MANAGERS A TRIP TO HITLAND WITH TEN OF AMERICAS FOREMOST SONG WRITERS MR . E . F . ALBEE , En Route , April 24 , 1920 . Palace Theatre Building , New York City , N . Y . DEAR MR . ALBEE : We , the undersigned , members of A TRIP TO HITLAND , an act headlining the Keith and Orpheum Circuits for the past three months , take this means of expressing our sincere gratitude and thanks to yourself and the following officials of the above named circuits : Messrs , William Roche , Mgr . Palace Theatre , Chicago ; Harry , Singer , Mgr . StateLake Theatre , Chicago ; Fred Moe , Mgr . Palace Theatre , Milwaukee ; William Russell , Mgr . Rialto Theatre , St . Louis ; Martin Beck , Mgr . Orpheum Circuit ; George Gottlieb , of the Oprheum Circuit , and Mr . Mike Shea , Mgr . of Sheas Theatres in Buffalo and Toronto , for their kind consideration and treatment extended us while playing their various theatres . While playing the Palace Theatre , Chicago , Mr...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
TIPS II [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

TIPS II : ( 3 From Charleston , W . Va .: —If t | orchestra goes wrong , always t | the best you can . They try to pll music the best they can , but whig you know your music and howB should be played , the orchestra hi only one rehearsal , and in the sma ler towns they are not all Pad rewskis or Herberts any more tliS all performers are headliners . R ! garding position on the bill , man gers try to arrange their bills frol a box office standpoint . They coJB sider all five acts when they ai « doing so and in switching the pr / J gram they do not wish to hifl anyone s feelings , but a switlJ many times will increase ! the be . office returns , and that is whati ] is done for . Many times it is tr , the gag that a manager asks j have taken out , but it s the way [ i is done . Often a good gag wou go better and be less objectionabj by revamping it slightly . Hell a | Dam do not necessarily help gag . i

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

PERSONALITIES rilliatn H . Quaid , manager of ctor s Fifth avenue theatre , workunder the policy of good f ellowi and closer relatoinship between st and manager , has installed a : teria lunch room back stage where formers can secure a meal as good : ould be expected at any first class el , and at about half the price . It not necessary for the artist to re the dressing room , as there is a id in attendance at all times , to e the order and serve the meal . e artist has solid comfort while ng , gets real food and save money , ile the cost of maintenance to the ise is very small , and Manager aid feels sure that once tried by er managers the stage restaurant 1 become a permanent part of the atre . Although the Plaza theatre , Charlesyn , W . Va ., under the management Pat F . Liddy , has played vaude- [ le for the past five years under his inagement , he announces that benning next season the first three ys of each week will be open to ad show bookings , although only a w of the best...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THEATRICAL ENTERTAINMENT IN THE ORIENT AND ITS POSSIBILITIES FOR AMERICAN ACTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

THEATRICAL ENTERTAINMENT IN THE ORIENT AND ITS POSSIBILITIES FOR AMERICAN ACTS Well known Shanghai , China writer visits New York ; gives valuable information on show business in little-understood part of the world . By Campbell Henderson ( By kind permission , The Stage , London . ) ( THE STAGE Year-Book for 1920 , just to hand , contains a mass of valuable information of interest to all connected with the profession . We are reprinting this week one of the articles , Touring in the Orient , by Mr . Campbell Henderson , who has resided in China for over twenty years , and has for most of that time been the Special Correspondent of THE STAGE and THE NEW YORK DRAMATIC MIRROR . Mr . Henderson , who is in New York for the first time and who visited the offices of THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS in the beginning of the week , informs us that there is a great white population exiled in Eastern Asia , who take great interest in the doings in theatreland in London and New York ; also that companies vi...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
BILLIARD ROOM OF THE NATIONAL VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS' CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

BILLIARD ROOM OF THE NATIONAL VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS CLUB This handsomely equipped room in the N . V . A . Club , 229 West Forty-sixth Street , New York , is fille ) with artists from noon until long after midnight every day . This is one of the many , attractions of thj world s most complete theatrical home .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
N . V . A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 30 April 1920

N . V . A . NOTES A performer pays $ 10 a year ^ J to belong to theN . V . A . That N is 2 2-3 cents a day . It is less than 20 cents a week . For this you have your own club house , your own home , your own office . You have the use of every department of the club house ? You can eat there . You can sleep there . You can play there .. It is also your office . You do your writing there . You receive . - your mail there . The club looks after your correspondence ; keeps it for you , or : forwards it- to you , wherever you may be . You take your business trouble to the officers of the club . These men represent you and see that you get a square deal . All your troubles with managers of artists can be straightened outthere . The club looks after you financially , when necessary . You are -taken care ; of when you are . sick . And when you die , a paid . up card is good for $ 1 , 000 in life insurance , ; which the N . V . A . carries for you . AND ALL THIS FOR 20 CENTS A WEEK . THINK O...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
DRESSING ROOMS ARE SCENES OF BURGLARIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 7 May 1920

DRESSING ROOMS ARE SCENES OF BURGLARIES V . M . P . A . Issues General Letter Asking Managers to Help Protect Property of Artists Back Stage . ^ 4 _ s Reports From AH Over Country of Robberies Result in Warnings Being Posted in All Theatres An epidemic of dressing room thefts , extending almost from coast to coast , resulted in a general letter being issued this week by the Vaudeville Managers Protective Association , warning managers of the state of affairs , and asking that unusual precautions be taken to protect , the property of artists . The letter , which is self-explanatory , is as follows : New York City , May 4 th . TO ALL MANAGERS : Dear Sir : You are doubtless aware of the fact that at the present time there appears to be an epidemic throughout the country of thefts and burglaries of artists property and belongings from the dressing-rooms assigned to them , at the different theatres . Several such cases have been brought to our attention recently and stories in reference ...

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