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EDITORIAL j [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

EDITORIAL j THE INDEPENDENT So much mention is made inthe press and Otherwise of the large vaudeville circuits of . the country that at times the independent manager may feel he is not an integral part of the business . This is not the case , and we cannot too strongly emphasize the fact , that in this movement for the . betterment of conditions the independent theatre and the independent manager , as well as the small circuits , are just as important ahd . their help , is . just as mucivdesired , asthe large chains of houses . It has often been said that a chain is no . stronger than its weakest . link and . the expression certainly applies with force in this case . One backward manager or one theatre where the artists engagement is not made pleasant , may offset . the good that is done in a dozen houses of the other kind . As far as THE . VA . UDEVILLE NEWS is concerned we would like lo devote more space than we do o the small circuits and the independent houses , but obviously we...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
"MUSINGS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

MUSINGS By JIMMY LYONS Lie and the world lies with you . Tell the truth , and you are lied about . Life s grand sweet song seems to be written in ragtime . Playing a summer resort for a vacation is like going to Alaska for the winter . Our idea of nothing to do : —sitting through a dress rehearsal . We are often laid on our backs , that we may look heavenward . It s a smart man that knows his friends . If some of us were paid what we were really worth , the bread line would be longer . With ambition dead , one becomes a walking corpse . If on the bill with an act that s always complaining , look it over and see if it isnt being played out of charity . The ways of the Gods are queer—that goes for some agents too . The man who invented supper shows probably had nothing to eat . Good things to have : —Health , Frieiids , Bank Account and a Route .

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 — 24 September 1920

TOPICS OF THE DAY Selected by TteJjtenrpDgpst f . ; , PRODUCED Br TIMELY FILMS , INC . • ¦¦ . - ¦ ¦ Distributed by Pathe • ¦ ¦ Ruth inBible days went to the well with a pitcher . But Ruth today goes .. to the pitcher with a well-seasoned club . —St . Petersburg Times . . Cheer up , said Mr . Naybor . There are as good fish , in the ; matrimonial sea as have been caught . I know it , replied Mr . Henpeck , but my wife won t let me go fishing . —Beaumont ( Tex . ) Enterprise . Tramp : Madam , could you give me a dime for a bed ? Why , sure ; bring the bed inside . —Southern Buck ( New Orleans ) . .. As the , old darkey said : A chicken am de mos usefullest animule dere am . Yo can eat him befoah he am bohn an aftahhe am dead . - —Farmer and Breeder ( Sioux City , la . ) News Item : Man shoots self in basement—blowing out brains . —Winnipeg * Telegram ( Can . ) -Labor conditions are becoming normal . The man who now holds a job that he likes or needs will find it worth while to-do enou...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
A MANAGER'S VIEW OF THE CUT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

A MANAGERS VIEW OF THE CUT By W . D . ASCOUGH Manager , Miles-Regent Theatre , Detroit We read , a great deal about the treatment artists receive on their opening dates in the different theatres around the country , their spots on the bill , and various courtesies extended them , but I have seen little if anything about the ten per cent cut . As this seems to be the source of much complaint on the part of . artists , I would like to touch upon the subject . In Detroit , for instance , . sometimes the acts are kept over for two and often three weeks in the Miles theatres , which are the RegentOrpheum , the Majestic and the Miles . They are in every instance told just what the conditions are if they play these houses consecutively , but regardless of being in possession of all the facts before they accept the dates , they often do not give the kind of a performance they should . Time and again they will say , Oh , well , if I have to work at a 10 per cetit cut , Ill give that sort of ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE DUKE SAYS : [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

THE DUKE SAYS : By LKEBARTH There s a lot of - acts doubling upon account of shortage of material — and there s lots of acts doubting up on account of sating in some restaurants I know !

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
OUT FRISCO WAY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

OUT FRISCO WAY By JACK STRATTON SAN FRANCISCO , CAL . i Sept . 23 . Emma Haig originated a new local dance , The San Francisco , coyote trot , while playing ai the OrpheumJ The dariseuse was driving in Golden Gate Park , when a coyote ; , which - had : escaped frpm : its cage , trotted across her path . ? Believing coyotes , unlike cats ,. bring good . luck , - --Miss : Haig so christened the dance , which has foot work similar to the coyotes steps , she says . Edward Marshall , former news writer and cartoonist ,- now touring the Orpheuro circuit , sat on the bench with Judge Graham , . local . divorce pronouncer , one day last week .- Marshall s impressions , both in prosefand in cartoon , were compiled for a local newspaper . \ >; ; ,-. Singer s . Midgets i were given unusually long mileage in going to Los Angeles after playing Fresno as a result of-at cave-in in a tunnel near Tehachapi . It first was planned to walk . the Singer elephants and ponies four ^ miles over ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
^ Si ^ lWftO WARSttAOO ^ rt <» k Y £ l > WA . ftC > WARSttALliJ [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

^ Si ^ lWftO WARSttAOO ^ rt &amp;lt;» k Y £ l &amp;gt; WA . ftC &amp;gt; WARSttALliJ SAN FRANCISCO , CAL ., Sept . 13 , 1920 . Coming into San Francisco this season , the Orpheumite is greeted by many new faces . Harry Orendorff is • gone , retired upon a pension I m told . He is succeeded by Adolph Doering ,. a pleasing yourig man who seems to grasp the Beck idea perfectly . Adolph handles the stage like a veteran and has a happy faculty of making friends instantly . ;^ . Succeeding Jerry Dillon , the press agent , is Jack Stratton , an energetic young newspaper man whose short tenure [ in . the Orpheum service has already . proved his ability to land copy with the city editors . • I have never seen a more enthusiastic hustler in the publicity game . Hugo Hertz has been . supplanted by Hairy Campbell , who used to pilot the Orpheum troupe out to Sacramento and Fresno each week . Mr . Campbell s son is in the box office . During our . week Mr . Campbell was away breaking...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

PERSONALITIES Jolly Fanny Rice , who is back in town after an enjoyable vacation at Fairhaven , Mass ., writes as follows : THE NEWS was anticipated every week during my vacation with the greatest pleasure and I thank you sincerely for mailing it to me there . I am living at the club . Every day that passes I realize and appreciate the wonderful home our profession possesses , in this genial , hospitable building . Harry Adams , manager of the Rochester , N . Y ., theatrical exchange , says that Peter Eggenwiler , who has sold the Berkeley hotel in Rochester and taken over the Eggelston hotel , is a prince of good fellows , and has always made it a point to give performers the best of treatment .,. The Eggelston is in the heart of the theatrical district and on the main street .- He will continue to cater-to show-folks . : Renard &amp;amp; Jordan have dissolved partnership and Nat Renard will do the act with Lillian West , opening shortly on the Keith circuit . Grace Nelson rece...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
NEWS ITEMS FROM TEXAS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

NEWS ITEMS FROM TEXAS SAN ANTONIO , TEX ., Sept . 23 , 1920 . The Majestic Theatre here opened its 1920-21 season Sunday , September 12 ; Kitty Doner &amp;amp; Co ., headlining . Tony Grey was forced to retire from the Majestic s opening bill because of serious ear trouble . Mr . Grey hastened to New Orleans to go under the knife . Although he had a long lease on the Majestic Theatre in El Paso , Bob Fessessdon closed its doors on September 10 th , for an indefinite period . Poor business was the reason . Nan Halperin , Tetrazini , Fatty Arbuckle and many other well known stars played the Majestic when it first opened . Langdon McCormicks Thunder Mountain act which was expected to close its season in Pueblo , Colorado , recently , is now touring the Hodkins circuit in the south . Tilyou &amp;amp; Rogers have signed a 47 week blanket contract with the Loew Circuit . Jack Baxley , of Baxley &amp;amp; Porter who has written a number of acts for such well known people as Cla...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
CHICAGO NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

CHICAGO NOTES , CHICAGO , ILL ., Sept . 23 . wate a * I . 10 ^ enus wn 0 cavorts in the don / k ^ 1 - a tr ° une of trained seals , aban15 Dig tfme vaudeville to begin a tour of the popular priced vaudeville houses opening at McVickers this week . It is seldom , if ever , that you hear of a theatrical firm voluntarily increasing the wages of its employees . Jones , Linick &amp;amp; Shaefer are almost in a class by themselves , therefore . It has never been necessary for their employees to ask or demand an in-, crease in wages . Each year at yulctide season the firm has contributed gratiously . This year they have not waited for the holiday season . With Union help gaining increases of twenty five to fifty per cent , Jones , Linick &amp;amp; Schacfer have felt that those not belonging to associations were justly entitled to a like benefit . Thus , on September 15 th a general increase was ordered throughout all their theatres . Their executives are now among the highest salar...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 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 splendid 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 plenty of time for it to reach you on your route , and when convenient enclose Ulf-addressed envelope . Do not write the N . V . A . for letters listed herewith . Address THE . VAUDEVILLE NEWS , 1562 Broadway , New : York , N . Y . Clifford , Miss Edith Clifford , Jack ( Clifford &amp;amp; Wells ) Collins &amp;amp; Hill Craig , Miss Billie Cronin , Mme . Grossman , M . B . Curry , Mr . W . M . Cutting , Mr . Ernest DeGlenn , Mr . &amp;amp; Mrs . Geo . Dale , Miss Helen Dassi , Polly D...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
[ NOTES FROM SOUTH BEND , IND . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

[ NOTES FROM SOUTH BEND , IND . By W . W . DUNKLE SOUTH BEND . IND ., Sept . 23 , 1920 . The new season has started with a noticeable increase in business even though the prices have been advanced to fifty cents . Six acts are played instead of- five and the general improvement in all the bills is attracting favorable comment . The Orpheum boasts of having one of the oldest stage managers in the business . Dad Saville , known and liked by thousands of performers , is starting his fiftieth season back stage . He started in the show business in 1870 as a call boy with John McCullough in the old California theatre , San Francisco . In 1878 he was stage manager during the engagement of the three stars , Booth , Barrett and McCullough . For 27 years he was stage manager for such attractions as Henderson s Sinbad and Ali Baba and Frank Daniels in Little Puck . For four years he managed his own company , presenting the popular pantomime , Humpty Dumpty in which George Adams played the clow...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
ANOTHER FISH STORY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

ANOTHER FISH STORY N . Provol , of The Golden Bird act , is shown in the above snapshot exhibiting his record catch of trout . These three trout were caught by him within two hours In the Spokane River , Wash . The feat was widely heralded in the local newspapers . Mr . Provol writes as follows : This catch of trout , made within two miles of the city , sure has made Spokanians talk , as they themselves didnt know they had such large trout within such a short distance of the city proper . A good many of the N . V . A . boys , who carry fishing tackle , probably would like to know where they can spend a few hours fishing while in Spokane . The best spot Is between the Falls and the Great Northern railroad bridge . They will find It great sport catching Rainbow Trout there . Wishing you , the N . V . A . and THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS continued success , I am ,. Very truly yours , N . PROVOL .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
CONDITIONS IN CANADA [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

CONDITIONS IN CANADA TORONTO , CANADA , Sept . 14 , 1920 . Editor , THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , New York , N . Y . Dear Sir : — As everybody else is writing THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS stating how they have found conditions , I just want to drop you a few lines letting you and the performers know how things have changed in Canada . My first date was London , Ontario , at the new Loew Theatre . The manager , Mr . Lake , meets you at rehearsal and introduces himself , then gives you half your salary in Canadian money . Right here I have a few words to say for Mr . Lake . He is a wonderful manager and a prince of a fellow . He has taught his employees that the performers comfort is to be looked after . Through a misunderstanding I missed one of my shows and after explaining the circumstances to Mr . Lake , he paid me off in full . This is just one example of how the manager and artist are getting together . I have played the Loew houses for three months and can say nothing but the best for the manag...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
WHERE THE FIRST OF THE NEW BOHEMIAN NIGHTS WILL BE HELD OCT . 3 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

WHERE THE FIRST OF THE NEW BOHEMIAN NIGHTS WILL BE HELD OCT . 3 The above view shows a section of the theatre and ballroom at the N . V . A . Club , New York City , where the first of the new season s weekly Bohemian Nights will be held Sunday evening , October 3 , beginning at 6 o clock . It will be made a particularly gala and significant affair , and in addition to a special dinner and an extensive entertainment by well known stars , will be marked by the presence of scores of artists and practically all the prominent New York vaudeville executives . Reservations are now being made and the indications are that the available space will be wholly inadequate . -The Bohemian Nights will occur every Sunday throughout the season .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
N . V . A . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

N . V . A . NOTES Capt . Arthur B . Ghase spent . V the week-end at the club . For * the past six monthshe has been stationed . at Camp Blueneld , near Nyack , N .-Yi .-but expects a transfer to duty in the vicinity of ; New York . . : .. . : . . ,. . / . Carl A . Peterson returned ^ on-the Aquitania after a three ¦ month s , visit at his former home in-CoperiT - hagen . H ; e -made an extended trip through , the . Scandinavian . countries and -attended the- - Olympic : games . His comment upon ; the gamesfollows : The .. games . were all . right , * but the Americans were-, tod- good-. It was too one-sided . - ; .- ( r - John- Co . nnery-,. ;; . of . the-.-Beatrice Morgan act ¦ returned Wednesday afternoon after a three week s visit at bis old hpme .. in , . Riverton ; -, 111 ; John was- associated ; . with ; Maude Adams for several season s until that .-, remarkable -. little . ¦ lady was taken- ill . vHisv . next . ! engagement was ] with : Charlotte . Walker in ; Tea For - Three...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
'CO-OPERATION ' IS SLOGAN FOR EVERYONE IN VODVIL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

CO-OPERATION IS SLOGAN FOR EVERYONE IN VODVIL Ames &amp;amp; Winthrop Praise N . ; V . A . ; Mr . Albee Thanks Them for Spirit Shown The following correspondence is indicative of the appreciation being constantly shown by artists for the new state of affairs that has been brought about . in vaudeville : DALLAS , TEXAS , Sept . 4 , 1920 . Dear Mr . Albee : There is nothing we can add to tile wellmerited extravagant praises sung by our fellow artists in behalf of the monument to modern vaudeville founded on co-operation . We mean , of course , the N . V .. A ., and since co-operation has been the instrument to erect that monument and through its medium vaudeville conditions . have been , improved generally . We hope that the artists , on one side , and the managers , on the other , will make the word co-operation , their slogan for years to come . Wishing you many future years as the head of the B . F . Keith Exchange , we beg to remain , Yours very truly ,- FLORENZ AMES and ADELA...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 24 September 1920

NAME John E . Harrigan A . O . May .. . - . . ; . Arthur Terry ¦ . ; Marie Allerton Fred Bernard Louis La ¦ Vigrie ¦ - ¦ • Will am Lester ¦ ¦ - Ceceile Stuart ¦ • - J ; Dudley Wilkinson Pauline Clayton • - Bert RepardJane Barber Jerome Jackson Dixie Brown Andrew J . Fitzpatricl Johnny Fields Harry Mantell Sydney Jack Mrs . A . J , Campbell PROPOSE !* Louis E . Fordon Joseph Mack Henry Chest erfiei . i W . G . Potter m Sammy Smith Claude . E . ; West ¦ BobMack • Bijo u . Russell -E . F : Rogers : ¦ it . Claytori - T : -W . Connolly Ray Myers : Ray ; Myers Jimmy Brown f . Connie ODonnell Ed Markey Fred De Bondy Ben Hastings Pat Casey

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PLEASE CONSIDER THE POOR PUBLICITY MAN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 1 October 1920

PLEASE CONSIDER THE POOR PUBLICITY MAN By CHANNING POLLOCK A successful business man of my acquaintance , who manufactures refrigerating machinery , and can talk about ice with real poetic feeling , drew me aside the other day , and said : It must take brains to write a play . What really takes brains , I replied , is NOT to write one ! But , persisted my friend , think of the ideas you must have ; think of the imagination ! Dear Theodore , I responded , I ve done both , and the number of ideas , the amount of imagination required in play-writing isn t one-two-three with the number of ideas md the amount of imagination required in press agency . That s why press agents who grow old and ( eeble , and are more or less worked out , descend to dramatic authorship . Dont take my word for it . Ask Jimmie Forbes , Paul • Walstach , Ramsay Morris , Roi Cooper Megrue , and Joe Drum . The most potent , important and essential person connected with any theatric . al enterprise is its press age...

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

Neither do you find them in prime ministers .,. But they are the-qualities you WOULD find in the super-ultra-master , press agent , or prince minister , if there is any such animal , and that he could use to advantage if . Tie had em . The office of the press agent can be made as big a job as the biggest man that can be got to fill it , and the bigger , and wiser , the manager , the bigger , and wiser , and more expensive the man he will get . Nothing good comes cheap , and nothing cheap is dearer in the long run than a marked-down press agent ! Dressing rooms should be distributed with respect for age , not position on the bill . It s a great route that has no open dates . Some acts work steadier than others . . Theres a reason . It s a funny world . To be praised it s necessary to die—not speaking theatrically . With women voting , smoking cigarettes will be nothing . We re just as liable to see them chew now as not . Look before you leap , and then make sure youll land in somethi...

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