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BOXING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

BOXING NOTES By AL FRIEND Did anyone think Fred Fulton had a chance with Harry Wills ? Now that theyve matched Miske why not arrange a match between Jimmy Wilde and Frank Moran ? •How many of you remember Tom Gillen wher he was in the Glove business ? Willie Farrell . the English boxer who was once backed by us dur- ( - ... ing our stay in- Great Britain is now in Australia meeting with success . Willie will soon pay a visit to the United States . After the defeat of the three Frenchmen , Charlie - , LeDoux , George Pappin and Marcel Thomas , do you wonder why Carpentier ( as they : say in England ) took the gate ? - - Wouldnt Phil Gla ssinan ( Tendlers manager ) and Billy Gibson ( Leonards manager ) make a fine talking act ? See where Johnny Dundee has fallen for the -footlights . Why doesnt some enterprising manager put on . an all heavyweight review ? Would suggest the following cast : Jim Corbett , Tom Cowler , Frank Moran , Jim Savage , Al Reich and Bomb Wells . * Something mus...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
GOLF TOURNAMENT CALLED OFF ACCOUNT NO COURS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

GOLF TOURNAMENT CALLED OFF ACCOUNT NO COURS In spite of many entries an great enthusiasm the proposed 5 V . A . golf tournament , originall scheduled for August , and late postponed untilSeptember 1 , \ vi this . week called ¦ off until nes year . It was with the greatei regref that the golf committt made this - announcement and n one felt the postponment moi keenly- than . the chairman , Charlt Leonard Fletcher , who had worke hard to make it a success and wh was highly pleased with the splei did response that came from artist golfers . Inability of . the committee to st cure a coures that was suitable am within a short distance of Time Square was the chief reason fo the cancellation . The added fat that the new vaudeville season i right upon us , thus eliminating tk possibility of participation by man managers and agents , was also contributing . factor . It would have been a grea tournament , said Mr . FletcW and-no one-is sorrier then mj self that we are forced to call i off . A...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

- A patriot-. is a man who is gll to have his golf game broken When the crops need rain . I

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

EVA^W^NEWS evoted exclusively to Vaudeville „ d all those connected with same . BUISHED FRIDAY OF EACH WEEK PALACE THEATRE BUILDING , 564 Broadway , New York * City ENN CONDON Editor . FREE DISTRIBUTION he News is distributed free to artmanagers , theatre employees and others connected with Vaudeville the United States and Canada . If , find It Impossible to obtain your iv through the theatres , write us I we will place your name on a septe mailing list . Artists who do not 1 copies available each week in the atres they play are urged to notify giving name and theatre and date . NO ADVERTISING jo advertising of any kind will be epted for publication In The News . THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS : s not assume responsibility for Inidual contributions appearing In se columns , nor should statements tearing In same necessarily be taken the policy of this paper or Its spons . Contributions of Interest to the jdeville world are solicited , but the I name and address of the correindent should be appe...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EDITORIAL 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

EDITORIAL 1 PROMISES AND DEEDS 7 rom time immemorial the actor been promised things . Many were pty promises . Therefore it must encouraging to the artist of today see the N . V . A . accomplishing it set out to do—and more ; ^ For tance , when the N . V . A . was ranized , it determined to bring nit better conditions in- vaudele . The term better conditions fered a lot of items , such as equite play or pay contracts , arbitran , protection- for material , more nfortable dressing rooms , and so down the list . - The N . V . A . is Hid of its record to date and bits with pardonable pride , at its lievements in the few short years its existence , for not only , has it ;> t faith with its principles and pre- ) ts , but it has gone farther , and inks to the constant aid and conation of the Vaudeville Managers elective Association , it has achieved = ry one of its goals and gone bend . At the beginning no artist ever earned that he would see the . day ien his small annual dues...

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 — 27 August 1920

TOPICS OF THE DAY selected by TBeJiterdr / D ^ st PRODUCED BY TIMELY FILMS , INC Distributed by Pathe i p So you are going to send your wife away to the country for a rest ? Yes , I need it badly . —The Crow s Nest . Harding may have played the cornet , but he has nothing on Cox . The governor has two newspaper organs , —Greenville-Piedmont . Lincoln to Labor in 1864 : That some should be rich shows that others may become rich , . and hence is just encouragement to industry and enterprise ., Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another , but let , him work diligently and build one for himself , thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built . —Abraham Lincoln . We attended a . IS per cent off sale yesterday and got ; a good $ 6 pair of shoes for $ 14 . 90 . —Winnipeg Free Press . The man . who-used to open a bottle of beer blithely with a bottle opener now opens his first bottle of home brew with prayer . —Syracuse Herald . Inspector : Ho...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE ART OF THE VAUDEVILLIAN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

THE ART OF THE VAUDEVILLIAN An Appreciation by E . H . CONWAY -:- -:- In Four Installments No . 1 In that modern mosaic of entertainment called vaudeville , personality is al once the requirement and the badge of success . It is the passport to the favor of the two-a-da 3 f . With this gift as his credentials the artist may enjoy the freedom of a city of ten million theater-goers , exploring unchallenged the highways and byways of applause , the while he is paid a king s ransom for his sightseeing . Lacking it , he is like one who enters the lists bereft of his lance . All the Cunning in the world will not avail to repair his deficiency . He is unseated ere the tilt gets under way . The joust becomes a rout . Less easily defined-than recognized , as the useful old platitude has it , this personal quality admits of- various embodiments , many of which are unsuited for display in that glamorous refraction of life known as the theater . The number available is limited even further by t...

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 — 27 August 1920

WITH THE JUNIOR N . V . A . S The chubby , smiling , happy , well fed kiddie in the perambulator is Patricia Potter , daughter of Mr . and Mrs . Charles Potter , known professionally as Thring and Potter . Patricia lives at Manhattan Beach and is a frequent visitor at the club , where she is always greeted with Hello , Pat ! Her mother is the granddaughter of H . W . Weiland , the well known agent of London , England . Pat is fifteen months old and gives promise of becoming a good piano player , a corking good dancer and , like her proud parents , a 100 per cent N . V . A .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

A pessimist closes an eye , wrinkles his face , draws up the corner of his mouth and says , It can t be done . An optimist has a face full of sunshine . He beauts on you and says , It can be done —and then lets Joe do it . But a pep-ti-mist takes off his coat , rolls up his sleeves , goes to it and does it .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

PERSONALITIES Everyone gets THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS here , say Mack and Bill , the two veteran stage doormen at Loews American , New York City . These two beloved veterans have been on the door at the American for so many years that they are fixtures . . They ; read the paper themselves regularly and declare that the first thing the artists ask for at •rehearsal is THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS ., Everyone wishes . Mack and Bill many , many more years of activity . Their kind of people help make life more enjoyable feline performer . The Loew circuit moving picture beauty contest , is attracting great interest on the southern and southwestern circuits and photos of contestants are pouring- into the Atlanta offices by the hundreds . Twelve girls in each town will be selected and slides will be made from their photos and thrown on the screen . The seven who are chosen for the finals will be screened and tin-, film submitted to the Loew-Metro executives . Houdini was one of the , feature attractions...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
IAN ACROSTIC [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

IAN ACROSTIC N-V-A Sports H-A-arking Back Merciless Tr-U-ths Fearless E-D-itorials Orph-E-uming Prominent in-V-audeville Mus-I-ngs Topics of-L-iterary Digest Persona-L-ities You T-E-ll Ems Boxing-N-otes • Lost Mail D-E-partment Ne-W-r Free Di-S-tribution W . W

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Wfe«a t Rl TlAKSttALL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

Wfe«a \ t \ Rl TlAKSttALL ^ A ^ \ ^ t > Wr \ Rl > TlAKSttALL tJ VANCOUVER , B . C , Friday , August 13 , 1920 . This installment covers the . territory from Winnipeg to Vancouver ; including the three-day stop at Calgary . Was so royally entertained at the Alberta metropolis I had no time to typewrite there . The Orphcum troupe leaves Winnipeg Saturday night at eleven , on the C . P . R ., hi a special sleeper which is sidetracked at Calgary ; at five fifteen Monday morning , permitting -the occupants to sleep until eight in . ; the ; morning . I remained over in Winnipeg until ; Sunday morning at ten forty-five , catching the Trans-Canada Limited , the roads fastest train , which arrives in Calgary at ten , Monday morning . The Trans-Canada is a fine all-sleeper train with an excellent dining and club rca * service . The observation car is a fea ture the earlier train does not have . This train cannot accommodate the entire Orpheuin show , however , The dining...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT Unclaimed and uncalled for mail only is listed here . THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS should not be used as a permanent mailing address , the N . V . A . having a „| cr : did department for that purpose . Managers throughout the country , as well % booking offices and others , are urged to send , all their dead letters to this office from time to time . We will sort and file them and publish the list . No letter is listed more than one time . In writing for a letter , be sure and allow olenty of time for it to reach you on your route , and when convenient enclose Llf-addressed envelope . Do not write the N . V . A . for letters listed herewith . Address THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , 1562 Broadway , New York , N . Y . br ams , George cltland , Sandy jnoros Sisters nderson , Charles Helman person & Burt Armstrong , Arthur very , Miss Euthe yres . Mr . aird , Miss Florence Hker , Mr . William F . larbee , Elwood B . Iarry , Mr . Joseph J . larton , Mr . Benny leadles , Mis...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM CALIFORNIA [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM CALIFORNIA By W . H . CLINE LOS ANGELES , CAL ., Aug . 26 th . Final papers have been filed , assuring to the Orpheum the large site at Eighth and Hill , for its Junior Orpheuin Theatre . Signs have been placed on •the property and work will start as soon as the old buildings there are down . Bothwell Browne and his bathing beauties are laying off here , revamping their act preparatory to resuming their tour in Salt Lake soon . Morgan and Gates were the fortunate boys to step into the Orpheum bill when Gardner and-. Hartman had to close because of Miss Hartmans illness . They played the week out , it being open prior to their resuming their tour in Salt Lake . Ford and Cunningham and Texas and Walker also happened to be ready but only one act could be used . Louise Dresser is so pleased over her new home here that , when she goes to iri ake a speech about it at the Orpheum , she just bubbles up and cries . It burst upon her for the first time Monday , and she ha...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
OUT FRISCO WAY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

OUT FRISCO WAY By JACK STRATTON SAN FRANCISCO , August 26 th . Lloyd Campbell , assistant Orpheum treasurer , is honeymooning at Lake Tahoe . His bride was Miss Estelle Marie McGuire , a San Francisco society girl . Campbell will return to the Orpheum the latter part of this week to become house treasurer to replace Carroll Johnson , who is appointed manager of Orpheum shows playing the Sacramento-Fresno split week . Singer s . Midgets recruited a new array of Chinese costumes for their magician number while laying off here preparatory to opening at the Orpheuin . The pocketsized tliesp / ans searched the local Chinatown to obtain sizes suitable to their diminutiveness . The costume hunt was directed by Julius Daranji , twenty-six-inch oriental prestidigitator . Orpheuin theatre decorations and interior rejuvenation ordered by Martin Beck , president of the circuit , when on his recent western trip , rapidly are attaining completion . Roy La Pearl , who sang from the tower of jewels...

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 — 27 August 1920

NOTES FROM THE COAST 1 SALT LAKE CITY , Utah , Aug . 26 th . Eddie Pitzpatrick , a musician , who lost his violin three weeks ago , found the instrument hidden in the cellar of the American Theatre . The . instrument was uninjured and Fitzpatrick is using it again . Pantages vaudeville has been discontinued in Cheyenne , Wyo . Langdon McCormick s Thunder Mountain Company will disband in Pueblo , Colo ., September 1 . The act is now touring the Pantages circuit . Mr . McCormick will make some changes in the cast and rehearse the company in Chicago . It is said Thunder Mountain will make another tour of the Pantages circuit . Pantages new theatre in Salt Lake will have a continuous policy of three daily , with four on Saturdays and Sundays . At present , the Salt Lake house is three every day . Because he . is . alleged to have slandered . them in an interview in the press of Salt Lake , attorneys from Los Angeles arrived in the desert city to sue Charles Chaplin , the movie star , fo...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
"MUSINGS" 1 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

MUSINGS 1 By JIMMY LYONS It s a wise author who can recognize his script after the changes the actors have made in it . The nearer the top floor one lives , the better the outlook . Getaway night is great , provided you don t have to make one of those fiveminute train connections . The success of an act may depend upon the attention paid to the little things in it . Artists are born—actors can be made ! Even a bass drum has its uses . It may not make sweet music , but it drowns out a lot of the sour . A poor memory is a liars only trouble . Children are wonderful—except when they cry during your act . Keeping an appointment with an agent and being on time , usually costs you a lot of valuable time waiting for him to show up Saw a good one back stage the other day : We have no rules in this house , ARTISTS need none . A dollar earned is worth two you can borrow .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
N . V . A , |^^ B NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

N . V . A , |^^ B NOTES We doubt very much if there ^ is another dining place quite as cosmopolitan , bohemian and homelike as our own and this fact is demonstrated every day . At dinner last Sunday evening , Dr . Hsieh , one of our prominent lay members , entertained several members of the Chinese Bankers Commission and their ladies . They are making a tour of this country and studying our banking system . Ina Williams - party , included Toro H . -de Santiago , attache of the Chilian -Embassy at WashingIon , her sister from Australia and E . K . Chester of Wannamassie , New Jersey . Little Miss Williams is one of the big features of the Century Midnight Promenade and will have a prominentp art inthe forthcoming revival of The Belle of New York . 1 * . * . ¦ V Another of our diminutive members , Miss Billie Billikens , was hostess to a party of professional friends . She and- -Aileen - Stanley are prominent features with William Rocks Silks and Satins show . Irene D . elroy and her ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WHAT'S IN A NAME ? [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

WHATS IN A NAME ? Jack Dempsey , the well-known booker , has been receiving bundles of mail and hundreds . of telephone calls from persons who think he is the world s heavyweight champion , but the climax came a couple of Sundays back at a resort not far from the city , where Mr . and Mrs . Dempsey arc spending the summer . A messenger boy delivered a telegram on the morning in question and asked Mrs . Dempsey if her husband was- really Jack Dempsey . She replied in the afli rm tive . An hour later the boy return with a note from the impresario • the village baseball club , asking if j , Dempsey would honor them by |) j tc , ing the first ball in the aftei n 0 . m-. game . Mrs . Dempsey , knowing | , 0 | fay s fondness for baseball and li - ability as a player , sent back \ Vori that he would be on the job . \\ % jack reached home and heard of j ,, engagement he immediately realize ; that it was another case of mistake identity . He sauntered into the bat park about 3 o clock and fo...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
I A PARABLE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 27 August 1920

I A PARABLE By J . EDMUND DAVIS ( GUSHING & DAVIS ) . As . this is : an allegorical narrative , 1 ail start with the usual line adopted by writtn of fables by saying—Once upon a time —- There -was a beautiful hot house in which there were all kinds , of flowers . ¦ Tk \ grew side : by side and were blooming , haling been planted by a gardener who -roi desirous of seeing them blossom forth i « all their splendor . One day this gardener died and his win were scattered to the four winds . Thus other gardeners stepped in «« tried to follow in the footsteps of the ft * gardener ,, but with varied results . ¦ Then from- almost nowhere another tercd the hot house and with honest ! words tried to convince the flowers lM he could- raise their drooping heads . But he was an egotistic gardener and his -arrogance would- not listen to remand began to villify those who were !« nishing the soil with which to promo 1 the growth of the flowers . He sowed seeds which brought /<...

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