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HOW THEY FEEL ABOUT IT IN THE PIT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

HOW THEY FEEL ABOUT IT IN THE PIT Among the replies to Mr . Albee s letter to orchestras and stage crews , commending them for their kindness toward artists , was one that did not appear among those published last week . It breathes such a splendid spirit of good will that it , is herewith reproduced : YOUNGSTOWN , OHIO , August 27 , 1920 . • DEAR . SIR : Your letter received and read to the members of my orchestra . It has always been by aim to please all the performers and . make their stay at the Hippodrome - as pleasant as possible from all angles . Sympathetic cooperation in putting over a show means much to both performer and orchestra and takes all the unpleasant features out of the atmosphere . . Your letter of appreciation to the leader and orchestra men means much and is sure to inspire greater zeal , in bringing about the understanding you desire . Personally , remuneYation in dollars and cents does not begin to measure up . to . the value of sincere appreciation of earne...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
DISFRANCHISED [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

DISFRANCHISED Husband— Well , are you going over to vote ? Wife— No , I simply haven t a thing to wear .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
MAYOR OF EDMONTON IS A VAUDEVILLE BOOSTER [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

MAYOR OF EDMONTON IS A VAUDEVILLE BOOSTER Says Amusement Tax Should be Taken Off ; Theatres Are a Genuine Necessity One of the clearest and most outspoken stands in favor of amusements ¦ ever taken by a public official is embodied in a recent report of Mayor Joseph A . Clarke , Mayor of Edmonton , Alberta , Canada , to the Board of Aldermen of that city . He classes theatresas ; an absolute public necessimaiflpdeclares without mincing of ^ vords that the amusement tax should be removed without delay and that public officials everywhere should do all in their power to encourage and foster the theatrical business . He devotes a portion of his report to the present widespread movement for improved conditions hi vaudeville , speaks in the highest terms of the N . V . A . Club in New York City , and says that the attitude of vaudeville managers toward artists could well be set up as a good example for employers in all industrial and commercial lines . Mayor Clarke , with a number of othe...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

One visitor to another— Where do , you , bathe ? In the spring . I didnt ask when , I asked you where ?—Edinburgh Scotsman . Old lady , after waiting in a confectionery store for ten minutes , growing impatient : Here , young lady , who waits on the nuts ? —Everybody s Magazine .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HARKING BACK [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

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Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
GRATEFUL TO N . V . » . FOR SERVICE RENDERED [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

GRATEFUL TO N . V . » . FOR SERVICE RENDERED An Open Letter to the Members of the Profession who are NOT MEMBERS of the N . V . A . August 28 , 1920 This letter is prompted solely by a sense of deep gratitude for the . remarkable service and treatment accorded me at the hands of every individual connected with the N . V . A . Too much credit cannot be given this organization . Some of you may not agree with me , but if it is ever your misfortune to be ill and you happen to be living at the N . V . A . club you will soon discover my statements to be true . This morning Mr . Chesterfield heard of my illness . He immediately came to my room and expressed his hope for my speedy recovery . A few minutes after he left me there was . a sudden rush of attendants . All the money in the world could not buy the care , attention , service and comfort accorded me by everyone connected with the club , from Mr . Hurlburt down to the most humble bell boy , and including the maid on my floor , to wh...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
"MUSINGS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

MUSINGS By JIMMY LYONS Pull is a thing of the past . Its ability nowl We all have worthless days , and unless we fight , them , every day may .- . become . one . One of the funniest things in show business , is the man who . ; hates ^ to have < a Girl Act on the bill with him . One s true feelings cannot be . read by the expression on the face . . Life is what you make it , so smile even if the act does a Brody now ¦ and then . Have you a route ? If not , why not ? There s a time and place for everything , even pride . — : , Sleepers are great for those who can sleep in them . Are you giving value received ? Everyone you hear stfmething about probably has heard * something about you ; Opening night often worries the actor—but not half so much as it does the producer . Split weeks have their uses . It keeps some in funds who might otherwise be broke along abdut Thursday .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PRAISES AMERICA [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

PRAISES AMERICA In a letter recently published in The Stage , of London , England , Ed E . Ford , the Australian artist who is now playing vaudeville . theatres in this country , has the following to say about conditions over here : I have met a lot of nice people and am doing fine . I expect that makes the place look better , but tell all the boys the Americans are trying to do their best for all acts that come from England . They go out of their way at the N . V . A . Club to ensure that we have a good time . The club is one of the finest in New York . You could do with such a club in London ! There is everything at the club that a reasonable man or woman could desire . The theatre I am playing in this week is not nearly as big as the Palladium , but all seats are plush and comfortable . There are beautiful smoking and reading rooms , and the theatre caters to public and artists . I will tell you what happened on Monday . The manager said : Now , Mr . Ford , I want you to think of...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WHY VAUDEVJLLE IS AT THE TOP [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

WHY VAUDEVJLLE IS AT THE TOP By BUEL GABBERT ( The Gabberts ) Vaudeville has not gained its eat popularity by chance .. Nor d it come into its own by a mere ¦ eak . No great industry can r ° w into prominence without a mse—this being invariably eoPeration . Vaudeville has it . A winess cannot exist without it . Neither can it be said that the tron of Vaudeville has not atched its progress without a ; en realization that he is today , siting more real value for his oney that ever before . He need . Jt go so very far back in recalling le old days when the nickel and me shows held forth in the storeJ or ns , small and uncomfortable , ^ void of ventilation and where the * ° rs of garlic and onions were m etimes prevalent as he sat lr ° ugh a long siege of pictures be- } reeled off and followed by an j ; or two , who , under the same . tr essed conditions labored severen Putting over five and six shows day . . What a great change the last few rs have made . Now , this same fan alights in...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO MIS AGENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO MIS AGENT ( By ARTHUR TERRY ) EDMONTON , ALTA , August 27 th . Friend Lew : Ive spent my vacation and what money I . had , so am ready to go to work again . I would tell you some fish stories , but you can t get a fish story oyer nowadays without a photograph and affidavit from the feller you bought -em of . So we will let that part of the vacation go . T was agoing to learn . to play golf , ; but put in most of my time with a pitchfork in the hay field . They say the sport is about the same , only you dont have to hire a caddie when you re pitchin hay . Yours truly , ARTHUR TERRY .-

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
CORNER OF THE "GREEN ROOM" IN A MODERN VAUDEVILLE THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

CORNER OF THE GREEN ROOM IN A MODERN VAUDEVILLE THEATRE This Is a picture of one end of the Green Room In B . F . Keith s Theatre at Syracuse , N . Y ., and Is presented show the care that managers are taking now-a-days to provide for the comfort of artists when building new theatres . he carpets , tapestries , furniture—everything—are selected with a view to getting the best . No portion of this particular leatre was fitted out with greater pains than the Green Room , for the Green Room Is where the artist spends a good any hours during his engagement at the theatre , and the atmosphere he finds there Is usually reflected , to some extent : least , In his work upon the stage .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
YOU TELL 'EM [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

YOU TELL EM You tell em , Stocking , I ve gotta Run . You tell em , Ball , I m off my Bearings . You tell em , Mule , you ve got the Kick .

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 — 10 September 1920

N . V . A . SPORTS AND SAYINGS By AL GROSSMAN In the return game with the Bay Ridge Athletic Club , in Brooklyn , Sunday , September 5 , the N . V . A . s were defeated , 8 to 1 . In the first game the order was reversed , the N . V . A . s winning , 4 to 3 . In last Sunday s game a crowd of 7 , 000 fans lined the playing field . Due to the opening of the new season , depriving the N . V . A . Club of many of its best players , who had been on the team all summer , the vaudevillians were no match for the Bay Ridge Club , although they put up a stiff game and gave the crowd a run for its money . Sammy Smith , still suffering from a torn ligament in his pitching arm , gamely started the contest for . the M . V . A ., but was forced to quit in the third inning and was replaced by Dobbins , who lasted but a few minutes . Then Brody , a new discovery , who is eighteen years old and weighs over 200 pounds , went into the box and finished the game . After being out of the game for a few we...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
GENEROUS GOLF OFFER OF PANTA 6 ES OFFICIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

GENEROUS GOLF OFFER OF PANTA 6 ES OFFICIAL The Golf Committee of the N . V . A ., which is already at work on plans for next year s tournament , to be participated in by managers , artists , agents and other members of the organization , received a genuine thrill last week in the form of a letter from Walter F . Keefe , New York representative of the Pantages Circuit . Mr . Keefe , offering regret that the tournament had to be postponed until next year , expressed the opinion that the links of the Garden City Country . Club would be the most . convenient-course for the tournament , and offered to personally secure the course for this purpose , as soon as the dates -are set for the tournament . He also mentioned that the contestants would all be his guests . . The committee , through its chairman , Charles Leonard Fletcher , hastened to acknowledge this kind offer , and to assure Mr . Keefe that his offer would be gratefully and officially accepted just as soon as the dates and other...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
"MERCILESS TRUTHsi ^ l [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

MERCILESS TRUTHsi ^ l By WALT WINCHELL A SHRINERs PRAYER Teach me thji sixty niin ute . make an ho Ur sixteen ounces on pound , and QUI hundred cents on , dollar . Teach me to s , live that I can fi , down at nigj ,, with a clear con science . . Grant , I beseech Thee , that may earn my meal ticket on tht square . Keep me young enough to langt with my children and lose myseli in their play . And then when comes the smell of flowers and the tread of soli steps and the crunching of tin hearse s wheels in the gravel out in front of my place , make the cere mony short and the epitaph simple Here , Lies , a Man . Amen .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNCOMMON SENSE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

UNCOMMON SENSE An envious man , if you succeed , Will prove a dangerous foe , indeed

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
INDOOR SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

INDOOR SPORTS Because of a . weak heart , He knew not how to start ; So they sat this far apart When first he met her . But time taught him reah bliss , And he asked her for a kiss ; Nowtheysitupcloselikethis , He feels much better .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
OUR WEEKLY SPECIALS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

OUR WEEKLY SPECIALS It s a poor son who doesnt live up to his mother s bally-hooing . The best throw of ¦ the dice is to throw em away . • . - ¦ ¦ You don t have to go looking fa trouble , there s always enoug h to go round . HOOS HOO ? About the only other places youd find his name besides this collu m would be on the Orpheum s paf roll and in the Denver phone book ; Trying to get him to-talk about himself is about as easy as getting a full week from Webster . F ° ! seventeen years he has been g ivifS orders to his help , who obey h ? because his way of giving orders lS like a mother talking to her b ^ He s about five feet , tips the T ° ledos at 159 , and is the proud p ° 5 sessor of a remarkable sense of W mon We got our information fro artists who have played the theatf e he manages , and who know a reS ular when they meet one . Oh . ye , —Fabish is his family s nam 6 somebody nicknamed him Max .

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 — 10 September 1920

WITH THE JUNIOR N , V . A . S LINCOLN ROCKWELL Most everyone In vaudeville knows George Rockwell , of Rockwell & Fox , but few of them are acquainted with the two chldren of Mr . and Mrs . Rockwell , the oldest of whom , with the patriotic , name . Is presented In the above snapshot . Lincoln is now two years of age and Is a great lover of the outdoors . It Is reliably reported that Lincoln really designed the six-teen-candle power motor In the speed boat that his daddy has been telling such wlerd tales about to his friends around the Globe Theatre and the N . V . A . club . Lincoln ought to become as famous a citizen as the great president for whom he was named , because he not only has a talented father , but his grandfather , A . G . Schade , manager of the Majestic Theatre at Bloomlngton , III ., Is an individual of quite some Importance himself . Lincoln says he has not made up his mind as to whether he wants to be an actor or a politician . His daddy has great hope...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
HIGHER AND FEWER [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

HIGHER AND FEWER Noble One— They talk a lot about these plutocrats , but you ve got to admit that John D . Rockefeller is doing a lot to make the world better . Noble Two— Yes , everything but-the gasoline .

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