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GOOD-BYE , GOD [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

GOOD-BYE , GOD Charles Leonard Fletcher brought back from England several good stories . He says the following struck him as about : the best : A Scottish educationist was leaving Scotland to take up a post in England . The night before traveling he overheard his little daughter saying her prayers . At the end of her devotions she added : Good-bye God ; we re going to England to-morrow .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . 'S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

WITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . S DORIS STANTON Who Is that dear , dainty , delightful , delicately refined and prettily dressed little Miss ? That s Val Stanton s little girl . And who is her attentive and watchful companion ? That s her grandmother . And that s why we are so pleased to present a late picture of Miss Doris Stanton , one of our most popular and best beloved little members , Oh , yes , she s a bondl-fide member and carries a paid-up card at all times . She and her grandma spend much of their leisure time at the club and they are waiting , oh , so anxiously and patiently , for daddle and Uncle Ernie to get back from their Orpheum tour . Doris is the grandaughter of Mr . and Mrs . Walter Stanton . Mrs . Stanton is known professionally as Lina Corrl . We havent made much mention of Ernie and Val Stanton , but what s the use of taking up valuable space . Everybody knows and loves our own Val and Ernie . Hurry home , boys .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
"MERCILESS TRUTHS !" [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

MERCILESS TRUTHS ! By WALTER WINCHELL A HIGHBROW AT THAT We saw a Kinograms news weekly recently . In it was a view of Sir Thomas Lipton who was drinking—tea—from a cup . The spoon was sticking out of the cup conspicuously . But what we started out to say was we herewith give Sir Tom credit for being a good sport ( all of the dailies do y know ) . He doesnt care a darn about losing M races , or about losan eye or two . JMORE TRUTH THAN POETRY M Said she , Don t give me any fat . Io Butcher , Henry Dorritt . Said he , It isnt given away , J in gonna charge you for it . OUR WEEKLY SPECIAL ever put off till tomorrow , the bath can take today . IZZATSO ? pr losing friends he wins the cakes , waning the chap who exaggerates . OUCH ! he man who is always having his feelnun . is about as pleasing a companion a Pebble in a shoe . WE NEVER THOT OF THAT Don t complain , about dollar hair cuts ; think of the price old man Samson : paid for his . ADVICE Don t growl - or grumble , grin . and bea...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
YOU TELL 'EM [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

YOU TELL EM From JAMES H . AITKEN of JAMES and BESSIE AITKEN You tell em , Paper , you have the Lines . Yorj tell em , Pencil , you ve been Sharp- — ened . You tell em , Holder , you have the Point . You tell era , Ink-well , you re pretty Full . Yop tell em , Letter , you re well read . You tell em , Envelope , the stamp s been Licked . You tell em , Blotter , the ink s all Wet .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
N . V . A . SPORTS AND SAYINGS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

N . V . A . SPORTS AND SAYINGS By AL GROSSMAN Due to a previously scheduled game with the Brooklyn Elks that the latter refused to postpone , the N . V . A . s could not play their return game with the Lights at Freeport last Sunday . Instead they journeyed to Canarsie and played the Elks , one of . the fastest semi-professional teams in Brooklyn . The N . V . A . s did not have their complete regular line-up , - the outfield especially suffering . ¦ . We lost the game ,-4 to 2 , but ; would , undoubtedly have hung , up another win had not some . of : our . best players , who have • been playing with us all season , failed : to : show up . The boys , who did turn ; out played a fighting game nevertheless and deserve lots of : ^ credit because they were up against- a real ball club . An unfortunate accident occurred when Armstrong , ; - , while at bat ,, struck Grossman ; catcher for the Elks , in the head ,-lacerating ; his scalp . It was , of course , un- . intentional . Some of th...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
N . V . A . GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER FIRST [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

N . V . A . GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER FIRST Will Positively Take Place ; Will Be Open to Both Active and Lay Members The N . V . ] A . golf tournament , originally scheduled to be held : this month , will positively take-place- Sep tember 1 st , 2 nd and . 3 rd . This was decided last Tuesday at an- enthusiastic meeting of the golf committee with Heriry Chesterfield , secretary of the N . V . A .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
I A GOOD ONE "IN ONE "! [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

I A GOOD ONE IN ONE ! While playing a game of golf recently with one of the members of the Pantages bill in San Diego , Cal ., Nick Basil , of Basil & Allen , made the elghtenth hole In one stroke , the third time It was ever made In the history of the course . It was a distance of eighty-four yards . Nick sends word that some of the cracks iround the N . V . A . had better watch out For him vvhen he returns East .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
"THE WISE GUY " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

THE WISE GUY By BILLY CURTIS Did you ever go into a theatre And have some bird sit next to you , Who panned every act on the program And the house and the manager , too ! The acts might be catching more doufi in a week Than this humpback could earn in a y > But still he raves on in that stage whiif voice , So that every ¦ one { round him can *« • The fellow thafs with him agrees » each word , Yet he knows it s a darn pack of lies ; | But he is afraid to say : Henry yo « wrong , Cause he wants to make , folks think wise . Yonll find these poor boobs in most walks of life , As they strut up and down the main sl * With the cynical smile Just as much < say , You can t put nothin over on them . So folks take my tip , here s a little advjK That wise guy stuff don t mean a r ™ j Cause some egg pans is no reason why f Should get mired in that kind of o Don t try to . be wise , only hicks / that , Be fair and , above all , be white . , » , That wise crackin stuff soon g...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
BOXING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

BOXING NOTES By AL FRIEND Boxing looks like , it was enjoying the best season of its career . With the staging of fifteen round bouts we are sure to have one or two new champions . Freddy Welsh , ex- lightweight champion of the world , has just sent me , one of his new booklets . Fred is now the owner of a health farm at Summit , N . T . From newspapers received by us from London it seems that it took Joe Beckett just seven rounds to finish off the veteran , Tommy

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

pevoted exclusively to Vaudeville and all those connected with same . PUBLISHED FRIDAY OF EACH WEEK PALACE THEATRE BUILDING 1564 Broadway , New York City GLENN CONDON Editor FREE DISTRIBUTION The News Is distributed free to arti sts managers , theatre employees and all others connected with Vaudeville in the United States and Canada . If vou find it impossible to obtain your copy through the theatres , write us and we will place your name on a separate mailing list . Artists who do not find copies available each week In the theatres they play are urged to notify us , giving name and theatre and date . NO ADVERTISING No advertising of any kind will be accepted for publication In The Newt . THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS does not assume responsibility for Individual contributions appearing In these columns , nor should statements appearing in same necessarily be taken as the policy of this paper or Its sponsors . Contributions of interest to the vaudeville world are solicited , but the full name...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

EDITORIAL THE NEW SEASON The new season is . upon us .. Theatres that were closed during the hot weather began re-opening August IS . By September first practically all of them will be operating again . In many respects the coming season should be the best that vaudeville has ever known . The reasons for this feeling of optimism on our part are v manifold and obvious . To begin with there will be many more theatres operating than ever before . Naturally- this means there will be fewer idle acts than for ^ merly . The war with its inevitable after-effects has become history . Mexico seems to be on the fair road to peace and tranquility . In another two months or so the Presidential election will have been held and the nation will have begun to settle down to four years • ofwhat everyone hopes and believes will be a peaceful and prosperous Period . The movement for better conditions and closer relationship among the various elements that make up vaudeville has grown a Pace until now e...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PROGRESS IS ETERNAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

PROGRESS IS ETERNAL By FRANK PARISH ( Parish & Peru ) Only continued progress means continued success . One height gained will show . still greater heights to be attained . There is no final ; we never arrive at any ultimate end , for what , seems-to be the end of one phase of living is only the beginning of another . Progress IS Eternal arid Merit IS Appreciated . Every little action has its sure fire reward , riothirig is lost . In Nature as Herbert Spencer says : Progress is not ah accident , but a necessity . It is a part of nature . Life . is a constant process for development and the question is that of adjustment ! and is . one of the greatest importance ; a Universal Mind to will and . to do . Everything that comes to life is result of . law and order ) cause and effect . We make causes and reap effects . It is a Universal duty to make the most of the individual mind . These are rights only as far as we earn them , industriously , courageously ,- horiorably ; and...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
" A LITTLE BIT OF HEAVEN " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

A LITTLE BIT OF HEAVEN Doc Baker , of Flashes fame , who is shown in the above snapshot reading THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , has been vacationing at A Little Bit of Heaven , Spring Lake , Mich ., where the above photo was snapped . I dont know when , writes Doc , I ever enjoyed any theatrical journal so much as I have the wonderful little VAUDEVILLE NEWS , up . here In A Little Bit of Heaven . It was one of the most thoughtful things I ever did when , before coming up here , I asked you to send it during my stay . I surely devour Its contents , only too quickly , and wish for more . I dont believe there has ever been any Journal or magazine ever issued , either free or for sale , that has gained such popularity at this wonder sheet and it is surelv doing what you aim for It to . i grab it and pass It on to others up here . My boss , Menlo Moore has just been up here to spend the week-end , and liked it so much he will bring his family up to spend a short while with us . Have a few of my gi...

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 — 20 August 1920

TOPICS OF THE DAY Selected by TheJitear ^ D ^ st PRODUCED BY TIMELY FILMS , INC . Distributed by Pathe . The first thing we . know Germany will , be claiming peace with us under the statute of . limitations . —New York World . The Solution—When we do more for the dollar ; the dollar will do more for us . —Lewiston ( Me . ) Journal . Before calling a man a liar be sure you are right—then use . the telephone . —National Jeweler . Papa , what do ypuvcaU a : man who runs , an automobile J , It depends on how near he comes to hitting me . —Houston Post . • . • ¦ ? ¦ Here , Foley , you have ten . passengers , and only nine fares .-rung up . Foley , turning to passengers : There s wan too many av yez on this car . Git out o here , wan av yez . —The Medley ( N . X . Univ . ) . Mexico • has . 300 women bull fighters . Huh ! In this country we have over- 3 , 000 , 000 of them , but you dont hear them boasting about it . —Philadelphia Inquirer . , The top sergeant , : from New York s East Side...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

PERSONALITIES Tonight ( Friday ) will mark the formal opening of the B . S . Moss offices in the Palaces Theatre building . Since the affiliation of the Moss houses with the Keith circuit workmen have been busy preparing quarters in the building for Mr . Moss and his staff , as under the new arrangement he becomes an executive of the Keith organization . Many managers , agents , artists and trade paper representatives have , been invited to attend tonight s opening , which will be of an informal nature . The circulation of Loewgram , the . nifty little house organ distributedto patrons ; of all theatres on Loew s southern and southwestern circuits ,. 1 will be -50 , 000 , 000 . copies the first year . More than , 50 , 000 copies are mailed weekly , . to -patrons . i of the Loew theatres who have requested same . The balance are distributed in theUheatres . Loewgram is but three months old and is edited by Terry Turner , publicity manager in the Atlanta offices . Oliver C . Patten , ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ITEMS FROM TROY , N . Y . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

ITEMS FROM TROY , N . Y . By H . R . EMDE TROY , N . Y ., August 19 , 1920 . Matthews and Ayres lost their trunk in making the jump from Syracuse to Troy . The missing trunk was finally located in New York where it had been sent by mistake . The opening day , the team -obliged by working in their street clothes .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
OUT FRISCO WAY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

OUT FRISCO WAY By JACK STRATTON SAN FRANCISCO , August 19 . ¦ Minnie , five years old , daughter of Frank Dobson , entered the chorus of . her . fathers act , Frank Dobson and his 13 Sirens , at the Orpheum here this week . Minnie s entrance is during the number . in which the girls are addressed individually by Dobson . The tots work won much applause , partly by chicness and partly . by her neat stage manners . Carroll C . Johnson , for many years treasurer of theLos Angeles Orpheuih and now treasurer of the San Francisco Orpheum , will handle Orpheum road shows in the split week , playing Stockton , Sacremento and Fresno . His predecessor , Harry Campbll , is manager of the San Francisco Orpheum . , Eunice Frolic , with- Frank Dobson and his ., 13- Sirens ,: now . at the Orpheum , met John Gros , Orpheum superintendent , last week for the first time since the two were on the stage and in ¦ the front respectively of a New Orleans Theatre playing stock ten years ago . Local papers ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
NOTES FROM THE COAST 1 , [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

NOTES FROM THE COAST 1 , LONG BEACH , CAL ., August 19 . Loews new State Theatre in Long Beach will open about October 1 st . At prcsenj the building is completed , but labor trouble ) and shortage of materials have postponed its original opening . Syd . Grauman will build a theatre excl u . sively for pictures in Los Angeles ; estimate cost to be $ 2 , 000 , 000 and seating capacity will be 4 , 000 . A new junior Orpheum will be built on Hill at Eighth . Street ,. Los Angeles . Los Angeles . will-boast of 105 theatrei next season , including movie houses . Everett Hays , ! former booker of tht W . V . M . AV contemplates opening a booking office in Los . Angeles , exclusively for moving pictures ; SALT LAKE CITY , UTAH , Aug . 19 , A seven and a half pound baby girl was born to Mr . and Mrs . Ralph Lohse ( Lohst and Sterling ) ,- in Houston , Texas , on August 2 nd . Mr . Lohse at present is touring the Pantages circuit assisted by . Dorothy Dicks . Pantages new theatre here will _...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EARTHQUAKES NOT SERIOUS SAYS LOS ANGELES SCRIBE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

EARTHQUAKES NOT SERIOUS SAYS LOS ANGELES SCRIBE W . H . Cline of the Orpheum , Los Angeles , takes exception to a recent item in these columns regarding the quakes in his town . All of the reports published-in the East were exaggerated , according to Mr . ClineThere was no damage of consequence , he says . . The shakes , he observes , were , in fact , of no moment , save to the tender feet of the tenderfeet , and you never have a windstorm in Netf York that doesnt do more damage than all our quakes put together .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
CHICAGO NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 20 August 1920

CHICAGO NOTES CHICAGO , ILL ., August 19 , 1920 . When the Twentieth Century pulled out Friday ,- it carried a trunk load of manuscripts in the -baggage car and their owner , Ralph Thomas Kettering , on the observation platform . Mr . Kettering , who is general representative for the J . L . & S . string of theatres , is journeying to New York on his annual pilgrimage in search of new ideas and modern exploitation schentes for the many attractions , cpming to the J . L . & S . theatres . The trunk which accompanies Kettering is his own personal property and contains manuscripts of three new plays , two of which he has contracted for with A . H ; Woods and George Tyle , and which will have a production early this autumn . The third of the manuscripts is a prospect , but we presume he will land . that also as this seems to be his lucky year . He just sold the motion picture rights to his play Which One Shall I Marry to Col . W . N . Selig for $ 15 , 000 , and s...

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