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KNOWIM ? [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

KNOWIM ? He smokes incessantly , we vow , His is a hopeless case ; * In our opinion he s a cow , He blows smoke in our face .

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

GOSH , YES ! Dear Merciless Truths : —Has il ever occurred to you that the dollar bill won t go over half as far as it usedto , but twice as fast?—Jim and Marion Harkins .

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

^¦ W ^ NEWS Devoted exclusively to Vaudeville and all those connected with same . PUBLISHED FRIDAY OF EACH WEEK PALACE THEATRE BUILDING 1564 Broadway , New York City 6 LENN CON DON Editor FREE DISTRIBUTION The News is distributed free to artists , managers , theatre employees and all others connected with Vaudeville ln the United States and Canada . If you 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 New * . 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 , ...

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

EDITOklAL I A VAUDEVILLE TEST When the daily newspapers devote editorial space to the interests of the vaudeville stage , it is a good sign that vaudeville has become firmly established as an essential American institution . Therefore , we are glad to reproduce such an editorial from a recent issue of The London Advertiser , of London , Ont ., Canada : There are many demands in daily life upon the intellect and soul , and many activities for both , but so long as man is bound to earth by earthly ties certain necessities which would hot affect air unfettered spirit are his . He has to eat sometimes , he has to sleep sometimes , and he has . to be entertained sometimes . The quality of Ms entertainment will differ with his taste , lit there will always be a place in the world for the entertainment which puts no ax on -the intellect . and serves purely as amusement and recreation . This is very essential for tired people , and is as much ° f a refreshment as a drink of clear water . Th...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
TOPICS OF T ^ E DAY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

TOPICS OF T ^ E DAY Selected by ITreJjteraij D ^ st PRODUCED Br TIMELY FILMS , lM Distributed by Pathe There s no escape from it . A talking machine has been heard by wireless 800 miles at sea .- ^ New York Mornirig Telegraph . How can you expect to buy a cigar for five cents with vegetables as high as they are?—Nashville Tennessean . Prohibition his , at least- reduced the number of men who think they can sing . —Greenville ( S . C . ) Piedmont . Cotton is a wonderful plant . It provides cotton cloth , - silk - stockings and all-wool clothing . —Associated Editors ( Chicago ) -. ¦ . . . News Item : Mr . Frank , while harnessing a broncho ,, . was . kicked just south , of his corn ¦ crib . ^ -r-Win-nipeg Free Press . ¦ • ¦ • -VWhere is the onion counter ? Three sniffs to the righfc — Louisville Courier-Journal . . Waiter— And how did you , find the ., steak ,, sir ? Oh , _ I -justrftioved that little , piece of potato and-there it was . —Crow s . Nest .- Sarah , I just ran over to t...

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

HINTS TO USHERS ( The following set of printed rules for ushers is posted at the Orpheum Theatre , Denver ;) ORPHEUM THEATRE RULES PERTAINING TO DUTIES AND CONDUCT OF USHERS 1 . PUNCTUALITY is a most important factor—Ushers must report for duty promptly—Marines at 1 : 15—Nights , 7 : 15 . 2 . CLEANLINESS : —Ushers are required to keep their uniforms and gloves in good condition , always look tidy , wear regulation collar and have shoes shined . 3 . COURTESY : —This is one of the things insisted upon at the Orpheum- —Ushers are expected always to be gentlemanly , courteous to everyone , in particular to ladies and children . 4 . SERVICE : — -In escorting patrons to seats , Ushers must not - race , up and down aisles , not slam down chairs , but attend to this , business in a quiet and polite manner while seating people as quickly . as possible . 5 . BEHAVIOR : —No conversation between Ushers is permitted while on duty . After patrons are seated , boys will take their respective stati...

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

TWO OF OUR BOOSTERS Al Friend ( on the left ) of Frlehd & Downing and Ward Morris , manager of the Hippodrome Theatre , Fresno , Cal ., are here seen reading THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS . Al , who Is playing the Pantages circuit , and Mr . Morris , who is one of the most popular managers on the circuit , are both great boosters for this paper , and they dont care who knows Itl

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 — 10 September 1920

THE ART OF THE VAUDEVILLIAN An Appreciation by E . H . CONWAY -:- -:- In Four Installments No . 3 The legitimate . star , snugly ensconced in the shelter of a Broadway success , is beset by no such complexities as the vaudevillians . With the ; critical wreath bestowed on his brow , he may indulge in a season-long sigh of relief . It is not so with an act playing the far-flung Orpheum time , for . instance . This performer must be kheenly alive to a variety of local reactions , and prepared to shift his values to meet them . Vancouver and New Orleans may be separated by sensibility as well as by miles . For the vaudevillian each city has its latitude of laughter . It is inevitable that these conditions should create a high degree of resourcefulness . in the vaudeville artist . His art cannot but become more fluent and expressive . Were , evidence required of this development one need- but point to its exhition in the field of musical comedy or the legitimate drama when either milieu...

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

PERSONALITIES It took two N . V . A . girls to give Atlanta its hrst taste of Bohemia . Baby ijr . aewell and Florence Merritt , who have just completed a tour of the Keith Circuit have opened The March Hare Tea Shop at 2 y * Auburn Avenue , just oif i eachtree Street . The little shop is in the basement and is achieving much popularity and vogue under the pet designation of down in the Rabbit Hole . In fact the ch . ef subject of discussion in Atlanta society today is The March HareTea Shop . The society set looked askance at it for the first few days , but have taken it up . now and the place is thronged nightly , with the result that Atlanta , the home of the socially elect , is treated to the rare sight of Southern society buds mingling with professionals and quite evidently enjoying the novelty , also discovering that the people of the stage are more than interesting and quite frequently far better educated than some of their associates in society . The Misses Bridewell and Mer...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
< D ) 0 $ s » rcwrc *& [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

&amp;lt; D ) 0 $ \ s » rcwrc *&amp;amp; ^^ ASMAftfr MARSttALlt ) SEATTLE , WASH ., Aug .- 24 th , 1920 . Our Orpheum troupe enjoyed a moonlight party on the deck of the C . P . steamer , Princess Victoria , coming over to the States from Vancouver . Sandwiches , four per cent beer , a wee taste o Scotch and songs and stories kept the crowd up to the wee sma hours . This boat ride is one of the pleasant features of the Orpheum tour . After the baggage is packed up at the theater at Vancouver the artist has no further worry until he arrives at Seattle . Mr . Pilling sees that it is put aboard .- Arriving at Seattle it is the work of but a moment to get through customs . The Orpheum circuit has facilitated the usual ordeal by arrangements which permits the special inspecting of the circuit artists baggage . The customs officials are extremely courteous at the C . B . R . dock and unless one would get up stage he need fear no trouble here . ¦ Taxi fare up town to the theater or ...

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

OUT FRISCO WAY By JACK STRATTON SAN FRANCISCO , CAL ., Sept . 9 . When George Lovett , Orpheum headliner , faced Al Wohlman , local golf shark , on the Lincoln municipal course , the match resulted in Wohlman s winning with , a score of 97 to 91 . Orpheum actors complimented Lovett , who was under a handicap of five strokes . The entire assemblage of Orpheum actors , on the current and next week s bill , as well as members of the show at the Curran theatre , where Wohlman is playing in the Fanchon and Marco Revue , watched the contest . Julius Duranyi , one of Leo Singer s three feet short , midgets , is a member of San Francisco s police department , being commissioned as officer 114 of the citys traffic squad . Duranyi participated in the welcome extended to visiting traffic policemen during the national convention recently held here . His work on a box at the intersection of Fourth and Market streets caused much comment . At the request of motion picture news men , Duranyi arrest...

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 — 10 September 1920

ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM CALIFORNIA By W . H . CLINE A FISH STORY Here Is a fish story substantiated by an actual photograph . The lady is no other than Nellie V . Nichols , and she Is exhibiting her prize catch—an albacore weighing 27 J 4 pounds that she recently hooked off the Catalina Islands , California . It Is doubtful if any artist can offer proof of having beaten . this record during the past season . LOS ANGELES , CAL ., Sept . 9 . Carmen Davis , the stunning blonde in the Frank Dobson act , will be out of the act after it plays its local Orpheum engagement . Rumor hath it that Miss Davis is going to change her last name , but she will not give any clue to it save to blush when it is mentioned . Eulalie Young , who plays the maid , and Eunice Frolic , one of the chorus , are the only members left of the original 13 Sirens that Frank Dobson had here at the Orpheum a year ago . Virginia OBrien , however , has been here in another act since the Sirens played the Orpheum last summe...

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

LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT Unclaimed and uncalled for mail only is listed here . THE VAUDEVILLE HEWS should not be used as a permanent mailing address , the N . V . A . having a sp lendid department for that purpose . Managers throughout the country , as well as 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 p lenty of time for it to reach you on your route , and when convenient enclose cclf-addressed envelope . Do not write the N . V . A . for letters listed-herewith . Address THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , 1562 Broadway , New York , N . Y . Abbott , Annie Alexander Alexander &amp;amp; Mack Allison , Mrs . Margaret Annen , Francesco Armstrong , Mr . Harry Armstrong , Mr . William Arnold , Rena Arselma , Ethel Bailey , Ralph Jerome Baker , Mr . Phil Ball , Mr . Foster Banks , Miss Sadie Barbier , Geo . W...

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

NEWS FROM COLUMBUS , OHIO By MILLIGENT EASTER COLUMBUS , OHIO , September 9 . Ohio State Fair visitors found the opening bill of the Fifteenth Vaudeville season at Keiths , quite to their liking , and . capacity business . was the : rule . Willie Hale left Columbus in . a splendid frame of mind . He had accomplished a new feat . With the aid ; of the tuning fork belonging to Manager- Prosser , he had tuned his Xylophone until it was perfect . Tommy Hyde of the- Seven Honey Boy Minstrels , was quite a social lion during the week—meeting mutual friends of the Al . Fields -,.-. Minstrels . Mr . Hyde gained his early experience with Uncle Al , who , like many other successful theatrical men , is a Columbus product . The Field Minstrels ( who were at the Hartman State Fair Week ) , have given vaudeville some snappy boys . . Miriam Qinn , the new girl with McDevitt and Kellv The Piano Movers . was very ponular . It was in Columbus that the Piano Movers lost Lucia who left . , the act -a y...

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

PROPS By ( That Rascal ) LONEY HASKELL Who is it in the Vaudeville House is . Boss ? . Whit furnishes everything from Grapcnuts to Force ? Who is it for small change ,- zoorks like a ; Horse ? Props ! Who is it when you send in your list Says that- some , things on there , will never be missed Who is it on Monday is there with a glad hand , Who is it on Saturday near your pay takes a stand , ¦ Who is it deserves with the angels to land ? Props ! Who tells you second is sure a tough spot ,. Who says the show is great if . he wins each Jack- pot , Who is it says : Youll go better to-night , then you caress him ; Who is your friend when youre a regular guy ? God bless him—Props !

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
N . V . A . flg & lll NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

N . V . A . flg &amp;amp; lll NOTES The genial Billy Sullivan V was noticed around the club Sunday night . His presence incited the query from many sources : When are the Bohemian Nights to be resumed ? Nothing definite ^ can be announced along this line just yet , but it is probable thatthe popular Sunday evening affairs will be started again within the next _ three or four weeks . October 3 is the most likely date . Jack Gobrecht , one of our most enthusiastic members , who has been out of town several weeks , breaking . in a new two-act with George Blake , is back in town . He is getting the glad-hand from all directions while around the club . Jack s new partner-recently inherited a fortune , but is determined to stay in vaudeville regardless of that fact . The published report that a branch of the N . V . A . was being opened in Chicago was a bit premature . It is hoped , however , that something along this line will materialize before many months have passed . Wf Y Al Gros...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WHERE NO MERE MAN DARES SET FOOT AT THE N . V . A . CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 10 September 1920

WHERE NO MERE MAN DARES SET FOOT AT THE N . V . A . CLUB This picture shows a section of the attractive and home-like Ladles Room at the N . V . A . Club , 229 West 46 th Street , New York City . This room , situated directly off of the grand lounge , Is constantly In charge of an experienced matron . There is a check room for wraps and parcels , files of all the principal periodicals and newspapers , a grand piano and other conveniences for the ladies . The nearest mere man ever gets to this room Is the threshold , from where he may view the interior .

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 From Llewellyn Totman : ( . You tell em , Window , Ill BayYou tell em , Hat , you re on the Rack . .. You tell , em , Clock , you re a Keyed Up . You tell em , Ewe , I m not the Kid . You tell em , Hammer ,, you re a Knocker . , You tell em , Cliff , youre a goo Bluff . , You tell em , Chalk , you made your Mark . You tell em , Rubber , you can ¦ ¦ Stretch It , You tell em , Well , I ve run Dry-

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
OTHER WARNING ON DRESSING ROOM THEFTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 September 1920

OTHER WARNING ON DRESSING ROOM THEFTS rtists Should Take Due Precautions ; One of the Thieves Caught at Philadelphia Dressing room robberies _ have en going on all over the country . is up to every manager to keep , a ) se watch and advise the artists be very careful , when they leave eir dressing rooms , to lock the ndows ( where they are accessie ) and also their doors . The there management cannot be response for these losses by theft so it up to the artists to protect their longings . If the dressing room lor has not the proper lock , or the indows are not properly safelarded , the artist should report it the manager , and if the manageent neglects these safeguards , en they should be responsible . A small sign can be placed in ery dressing room , stating that he management will not be reonsible for articles left in these oms . Lock your doors and winws when you leave . The following letter speaks for elf : PHILADELPHIA , PA ., Wednesday , September 1 , 1920 . ¦ « Mr . Albee : \...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
GALA NIGHT AT CLUB ON SUNDAY , OCTOBER 3 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 17 September 1920

GALA NIGHT AT CLUB ON SUNDAY , OCTOBER 3 Resumption of Bohemian Nights to be Marked by Elaborate Dinner and Entertainment The resumptionof the well known N . V . A . Bohemian Nights , that were so popular at the club last winter , will occur on Sunday evening , October . 3 , and everyone connected with the organization is putting forth his best effort to make the inaugural an occasion to be long remembered . An extra special dinner will be served , beginning at 6 oclock . The entertinmerit will consist of a galaxy of vaudeville stars , such as are gathered together on a single bill uon ! y . . a . few ^ times-in : a . decadp ,.. , .. ..,,., Following the dinner , and entertainment there will be dancing until 1 oclock . Practically every prominent executive of vaudeville will attend , as well as scores of artist s . It will be another milestone in the onward march of vaudeville and is expected to be an occasion when artists and managers will mingle on an equal social footing . It wil...

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