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T . M . A . BILL IN CHICAGO [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

T . M . A . BILL IN CHICAGO CHICAGO , Dec . 19 . —The Seventh Annual Benefit of the Chicago Lodge of T . M . A . was held Dec . 8 at the Chicago opera house . Volunteers were numerous in offering their services , and among those that took part in the festivities of the day were : Master William Campbell , Hap Reed , Helene Vaughn , Flo Jacobson , Robert G . Pitkins & Dorothy Webb , Rocco Bocco & Carmin Romano , Jimmy Stanly & School Boy , Belle Dale , Hughes & Logan , Laveen & Cross , Fred Handte & Grace Burton , The Comedy Masons , Charcot , Gerald & George , Alvino & Rialto , Evelyn Ramonde , Lask Laray , Hellstrom & Myhre , Baby Althone & Albrazer , Ed Wheeler , Wiles & Neilson and Ruth Catherine Benkert . The committee in charge of the affair consisted of M . C . Bowers , president ; Carl Kettler , trustee , and H . P . Larson , secretary , who wish...

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

LEVEYS NEW ACTIVITIES DENVER , Colo ., ; Dec . 19 . —W . K . Dailey , representative of the Bert Levey Circuit , has opened a branch office here in the Tabor Block . Since the opening of the branch he has succeeded in securing six new additional houses in the past two weeks . Mr . Levey , head of the Levey Circuit , has leased the Tabor Grand opera house and will open Feb . 1 , playing six vaudeville acts , including pictures . H . Lustig will be in charge of the Denver office , while Mr . Dailey will travel southward to El Paso , Tex ., where he intends to open a southern office for the Levey Circuit . An attempt to corral a circuit from Kansas City to the coast is Bert Levey s main plan at the present day .

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

thea THE STAGE DOOR TENDER He is the one man around a - ter who knows everything about you . You can bulldoze the stage manager , bluff the people in the company , make even the owner of the show think you are wealthy , talented or beautiful , but the grizzled veteran at the back door can see through all of your veneer and know whether you are four-flushing or not . And the reason is that he has been through life and has seen countless thousands just like you . And at his menial station you give him a chance to see your true nature because you do not think it is worth while trying to fool him . And did you ever think that many of the men who take care of your notes , look after your laundry , and perform little services for you , were at one time ambitious professionals , with the same high hopes and aims that you now have ? Well it s a fact .

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

NEGLECTED PHOTOGRAPHS BY BARRY AND E LLA GRAY . Permit me to refer to the lack of attention displayed by many of our present-day managers , in restoring to the artists their sets of photos , which are sent in for lobby display . Many of the artists spend $$ to furnish the houses with good photos , and the managers should appreciate that fact and return them in as good condition as possible . Recently , while playing a theater in Iowa , we noticed , in the Prop Room , a pile of photos , covered with dust ; many of the packages had never been opened , and the entire lot had been sent in by artists , whose dates , no doubt , had been shifted , and who , perhaps , had written for their photos , sent stamps , and never received them . These photos do no one any good , and represent money to the artist . Personally , we have several sets out , under the same conditions , that we can t get back , although we have written , several times , and sent stamps . We have noticed , in the fronts o...

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 48 Advertisements [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 48 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

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

Lord George Sanger An Appreciation By O . H . Kurtz . LONDON , Dec . 2 . —The murder of poor Lord George Sanger , a grand-hearted and picturesque character , perhaps the only man in the world who could claim to have been seventy years a showman , has bitterly wrung all our hearts this week as a deed most black and tragic . Under sheets of white , both Sanger and his assassin have been lying dead in one mortuary , and today a searching inquest starts which will try to discover some motive for the dark and dreadful deed . Mr . Sangers career was remarkable , and proves that the showman s genius may , like that of the painter , writer or inventor , blossom in strange places . His early career is lost in the mists of obscurity , but we know he came of no old circus family like Hengler , Cooke or Adams . The child of plain people with no tent traditions whatever , he was still a born Bohemian , dowered with the showman s gift , and as fish take to water , drifted by native instinct to th...

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

GRACIE EMMETT America s famous Irish comedienne , is booked solid : direction of Pat Casey . Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 49 Advertisements [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
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Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 49 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

/^ V CANADA \ V »\ \ 0 x ^^ k ™& 7 l . / KHfg ^ ORPHEUM CIRCUIT OF THEATRES INTERNATIONAL VAU DEVILLE M . MEYERFELD , Jr .. President MARTIN BECK , GenI Mgr . OFFICES Putnam Building Majestic Building Orpheurri Building New York Chicago San Francisco 39 Charing Cross Road Muenchner Strasse 16 London Berlin

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
From Circus to Stage Along a Rocky Road [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

From Circus to Stage Along a Rocky Road By Art Adair . Beginnings in the show business are always at the bottom of the ladder and I started that way . Like a large percentage of my fellow laborers in the show business I received my first lessons in the circus business while I was at school . All the scholars played circus and I vied with the rest of them in turning flips , walking on my hands , etc . Coming of a musical family I practiced at odd moments until I became known as one of the best second-fiddlers in my native town . I also could toot a little on a horn , and my brother and I pursued our musical education , but without any definite ideas as to how we would utilize the same . Then I was taken with a bad cough and our . family doctor advised my parents that an outdoor life might save my life . This was the thing that pushed me into the circus business . • My brother and I got a job with R . M . Weldons Grand Hippodrome and Menagerie , both of us being engaged to play in the...

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

ALBERTS ROYAL RUSSIAN DANCERS Just closed a highly successful tour on the Interstate Circuit . Engaged by Tony Lubelski for the American cfrcuit of theaters . Now concluding a six weeks triumphant engagement at the Odeon Cafe , San Francisco . Time extended on American Circuit , sir weeks to follow . Permanent address : PLAYER , San Francisco .

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

FRED DUPREZ Monologist , wishes his friends a Merry Xmas and a Prosperous New Year «» «• - »»» season carrying an elaborate scenic production . Wanted : A man to Play the part of Henry Horsehair in my drama .

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
True Feminine Cosmopolitanism the Modernly Recruited Chorus [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

True Feminine Cosmopolitanism the Modernly Recruited Chorus THE ADAIR BROS . Art and Bill in 1888 . revising the Clown Band , and the following year put on the Stilt Band , which was a big success . The following seasons with that show were pleasant ones . Wc organized all sorts of clubs and social organizations . Several incidents of my subsequent tours with that circus stand out prominently . I had been elected treasurer of a fund which was to be spent for fire-works , to be shot off after the performance on the Fourth of July . On that morning I sent two performers down-town with $ 215 to buy fire-works , and late in the afternoon they came back , not with firecrackers , but with a large and juicy load of fire-water . That night I shot off a few bum Roman candles and then took to the woods , to escape the wrath of the subscribers . The following season the different clubs with the show had a series of good times . We had platform dances nearly every night before the train would p...

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

I The Angel j i By Capt Leslie T . Peacocke Y ( Author of The Sidewalk Is the Stage , etc . ) i t 1 Y r | A HE Devil and I , we were sitting alone , * i J . | With a bottle or two and a hot devilled bone J I And enjoying ourselves as old cronies are prone— < Y We are pals and both fond of revel— * l A We then settled down to discuss all our views . On the vices of Christians and virtues of Jews , ] . * . And he quoted a lot of theatrical news . Y Which appeared to be quite on the level . A * i ? i A Now , the stage , said old Satan , has gone to the dogs , ? I And the plays now presented are mere dialogues ; j Y The whole game is controlled by a lot of old hogs A Who are driving it straight to the Devil . * i I Now the Devil is me , so I must take a hand . Y And become a bright angel , assume the command , j A And better the state of that hard working band * i » Of needy and half-famished actors . . t \ ?*• I have power and brains and experience , which j . f . Is more th...

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

! The Understudy Speaks 1 By C . P . McDonald • j Night after night upon the stage I In mimic battle hed engage \ i And , crushed and bleeding , lead his men f Into the jaws of death again , I While cheers of victory would ring i Out clear and loud from wing to wing ; j To him the spoils of conquest came , I To him the glory and the name . i And then before the curtain he f Would come with all due modesty . J For kind applause he never lacked—f But they had never seen ME act ! • j Give me the chance to do his turn , > That s all for which I ever yearn ; i I m not conceited when I say j Id send him back to old Broadway ¦ Shorn of his reputation . Then , i Id hire him right back again , j And put him with the supers here I And make him lug a sword and spear ; j i For Im broke up each time I hear j The people clap for him and cheer . • V He should be doing three a day I In some rathskeller or cafe . t

Publication Title: Player
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
• LOHSE & STERLING UNIQUE GYMNASTS . [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911

• LOHSE & STERLING UNIQUE GYMNASTS . The swiftest and most original gymnastic team in vaudeville . Touring the Inter-State Circuit and scoring a substantial success . Sole representative , Alf . T . Wilton . Dec . 25 , Majestic , Birmingham , Ala . ; Jan . 1 , 2 , 3 , Majestic , Little Rock , Ark . ; Jan . 4 , 5 , 6 , Princess , Hot Springs ; Jan . 8 , Majestic , Ft . Worth , Tex . ; Jan . 14 , Majestic , Dallas : Jan . 21 , Majestic , Houston ; Jan . 28 , Plaza , San Antonio ; Feb . 6 , Travel ; Feb . 11 , Majestic , East St . Louis , III .

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

HARRY GLENN In his character of the Rube Comedian is a real study in himself . He has played the entire Hodkins Lyric Vaudeville Circuit throughout the South and is now playing Western time , booked by Frank Q . Doyle . Glenn has one of the most orig inal rube dialects and his Lonesome Tooth is a big laugh .

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

NINA LESTER The Dainty Acribatic Dancer . In vaudeville .

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