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TOPICS OF THE DAY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

TOPICS OF THE DAY Selected by IkjiteiaryD ^ st PRODUCED BY TIMELY FILMS , INC . Distributed by P » the Babe Ruth has reached the quantity stage in the production of home-runs . —Greenville ( S . C . ) Piedmont : Cable Dispatch : Przasnysz and Mlawa taken by Poles . Say it with catarrh . —New York Globe . If you were a woman and had to pay sixteen dollars for a pair of hose you would : want them to be seen too . —Stoughton ¦ News-Sentinel . Why do you look back at the girls ? Nature • intended a man should see only one woman . Is zat so ? : Then why did she give him a head that he could . turn around ? - —Kansas City Journal . • What do you think of a man who consistently deceives his wife ? Think of him ! I think he s a wonder . —Town Talk ( Frisco ; Cal . ) . Father , said little Mickey , wasnt it Patrick Henry who said , let us have peace ? Niver . Nobody by the name of Patrick iver said anything like that . —A . T . & T . Magazine . Of course . if a man starts out loo...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

EDITORIAL THE PROPER SPIRIT Bert Levy , in an open letter to Charles Gulliver , the English theairical magnate , calls attention to a recent conversation he had with Mr . Gulliver regarding conditions in the British Isles . Levy quotes him as saying , among other things :. I will not allow a performer in any hall under my control to use a line or gag offensive to Americans . A little later on he is credited with this expression : As far as I am concerned , American artists have been , . and . always will- be , welcome , and they will receive as fair a chance at ahy : of our halls as our own people . That s fine } Performers like Bert Levy have done much to bring about reciprocal courtesies for American icts playing England and it is apparent that they , at least , have the executives of the game doing the right liing . Of course an objectionable sag will crop out now and then in lie halls , just the same as it will in foe vaudeville theatres on this side . But the executives and lea...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
"MERCILESS TRUTHS !" [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

MERCILESS TRUTHS ! _ • .. By WALTER WINCHELL ..... WISE WORDS This world would be a better one . Remarked Grandaddy Delves , If folks would boost each other more , And talk less bout themselves . HEEZE HICK In spite of the fact ¦ that Elmer likes his hair clipped up to the skull , there is always some woman who : thinks he is just the cutest thing ; - GETTING PERSONAL Ef some o those dudes d hire a press agent , . bellowed the grouch as he put a raisin in it , theyd save emselves a lotta trouble : THE WEEKLY SPECIALS The term cold cash derives its name from people who won t let it stay in their pockets long enough to get warm . —The smart man knows , a lot . who admits he doesn t know it all . KNOWIM ? He spends his money carelessly , HeV causing lots of talk , But . when his . folks ask . for a lift , He makes an awful squawk . . ADVICE .,., .. We know : these words are rude but another 1 reason why advice on how to be a . success goes unheeded is because often the adviser needs th...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO , HIS AGENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE ACTOR TO , HIS AGENT By ARTHUR TERRY NEWBURGH , N . Y ., Oct . 5 . Friend . Lew : I m playing Newburgh this week . And while I dont want you to mention it to Hehnesy , I believe Im going to land a couple of new members . Insurance , Insurance , boy is what gets em . Why an actor • was telling me he paid seven-fifty a month-for-a thousand . When I told him lie could get the same policy in the N . Y . A . for ten a year—he nearly dropped dead . It s a wonderful thing Lew , if you were only an actor I could get you in . But I don t suppose . theyd take an agent , , it s too risky . Yours truly , ARTHUR TERRY .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
TEN OWL 1 SMS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

TEN OWL 1 SMS 3—Some people are so busy hunting other peoples faults that they , overlook their own . : 4—Brag has four letters while action has six , which proves there is more in action than there is in brag . 5—One smile is really worth fifty frowns . 6—The most important- words , in any language are yes and no . 7—Clean thoughts and clean deeds make a clean conscience . 8—Real friends are made—not bought . 9—Be Joyful ; leave growling to tile lower animals . 10—Mean tricks are like the boomerang—they come , back to the , thrower . Ry J . EDMUND DAVIS - ( Gushing and Davis ) 1—If . we could see through some womens minds as plain as we can their dresses , we could read ¦ their thoughts . 2—Talk is cheap ; that is why silence has its valnt-

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

I*y>°,W,rNEws o-voted exclusively to Vaudeville d a those connected with tame . „ BLISHED FRIDAY OF EACH t V * WEEK PAL . ACE THEATRE BUILDING 15 e 4 Broadway , New York City 6 N N CONDON Editor FREE DISTRIBUTION TH « News is distributed free to art- . . manager * , theatre employee * and IVtner * connected with Vaudeville the United State * and Canada . If ,. find it Impossible to obtain your Pi , through the theatres , write us tg £ ur will place your name on a sep- • I ? ,- mailing list . Artists who do not ! Xi copies available each week in the Mitres they play are urged to notify , g iving name and theatre and date . NO ADVERTISING NO advertising of any kind will be , c epted for publication In The New * . THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , „ , not assume responsibility for Individual contributions appearing In these columns , nor should statement * lonearlng In same necessarily be taken u the policy of this paper or It * spon . un . Contribution * of Interest to the nudeville wo...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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"MUSINGS" [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

MUSINGS . By JIMMY . LYONS To make good in the cream spot is noth . ng lo brag about . Its the act that . can make-theni lke it -in a different spot that counts . . . Why do we in the theatrical profession . persist in saying , Good , Morning when arriving at the . theatre . at 2 , P . . M . or later ? ¦ ¦ . • Can they , who tell you to smile , when everything goes wrong , do so under similar conditions ? Seldom l Recipe for success—ambition ,, good material . and ability . When in Rome do as . the . Romans do . While in ¦ vaudeville , don t- be shouting what you did in musical comedy . The Call of the Wild — What , I do five shows ? Some Door-men . we meet have as much understanding as the door they guard . Theres no reason for ever being discouraged—every day is a new beg . nning . It makes no difference what you are , or where youre from , if you re just regur lar . A woman is as old as she looks , whereas a man is not . old till he . stops looking . Watch Your Step is an old cry...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

PERSONALITIES Tom Swift , of Swift & Kelly , jumped to Grand Rapids recently in an airplane , to fill his engagement at the Empress Theatre there , according to Clarence L . Dean , manager of the house . The stunt attracted considerable attention and to make it all the more interesting motion pictures of the city were taken from the airplane , . and shown at . the theatre simultaneously with Swift & Kellys appearance . Swift , together with Art Rosenthal , a former vaudevillian , organized the first airplane company in Grand Rapids , calling it the Roseswift Airplane Co . They started with one plane and now have five . The Murat Shrine chanters recently appeared at Keith s Theatre in Indianapolis as an extra added attraction , and Topics , a local publication , carried a column editorial on the event in which they paid a glowing tribute to Roltaire Eggleston , manager of the house . Among other complimentary things was the following : Now , Roltaire Eggleston...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
IN THE LAND OF PRESIDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

IN THE LAND OF PRESIDENTS By MILLICENT EASTER COLUMBUS , O ., Oct . 3 . When Claud and Fanny Usher presented their new act , Bide-A-Wee-Home last night , they took many curtains and bows and . a large box of American Beauty roses went over the footlights to the beloved Fanny , who is a great favorite here . Mrs . Usher immediately distributed the fragrant blossoms among the girls appearing on the bill . Isnt that JUST like Fanny , said Edna Aug , as she pinned three Beauties on her coat . By the way , Edna Aug was in a great good humor , for she . received several most interesting letters last night from prominent people—among them , Fanny Hurst , Avery Hopwood and Booth Tarkington . Miss Aug is soon to appear in a- play written especially for her by Mr . Tarkington , while Fanny Hurst is also wanting to pay Miss Aug the same compliment . People are so good to me—I dare give them only my best , said Miss Aug , -who has not appeared here for three years—but the time was quickly bridg...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
CHICAGO PENCILIN 6 S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

CHICAGO PENCILIN 6 S By J . ALDRICH LIBBEY CHICAGO , ILL ., Oct . 7 . They are building more theatres than homes in Chicago . All of which ¦ means more work for the . actors . Harry Spingold , out , and then in , caused a momentary sensation . Heard in Carrolls booking offices : Oh , here is Harry V . Blondin , the wire walker . . Yes , Niagara .. Falls , but . Blondin never does ! . . , Carroll has a three weeks circuit in Wisconsin that , is a . wonder in that there * , is only one day missed during the trip . Living is cheap and compensation satisfactory . I found Chicago the same bustling , Hustling , get there city , as when I left-it fourteen months ago . The big ; International Lyceum and Chatauqua convention at -Waterloo , Iowa was a tremendous- success . Met my old friend , Ralph Bingham , president of the association , also Clay Smith , the celebrated composer and director of amusements , and Edmund Braham , the musician . The Little Orpheum circuit is playing some headlin...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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I "LOEW-LYONS" I [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

I LOEW-LYONS I By JIMMY LYONS BIRMINGHAM , ALA ., Sept . 27 . On arriving in Birmingham you take any car marked Depot and Hotels to the Florence Hotel or either of the theatres , Loews , Bijou or Keiths Lyric . The Florence caters to the profession , and has for years . You are sure of a hearty welcome and cordial treatment . The rooms are very nice and the rates- very reasonable . As for eating , the hotel dining : room cannot be beat . The service is a la carte or regular dinner . . The special Sunday ! dinner from soup to nut s , is one youll remember . The • Britling Cafeteria is very highly , recommended , This-is the home of Octavius Roy Cohen ; the famous short story writer of The Saturday Evening Post , and author of the successful colored comedy . Come -Seven . The weather here is extremely hot , and business is not quite up to par . However , thats . only the matinees , as the night shows are . very good . The orchestra is a good one , and its leader , Mr . Percy , knows h...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
but FRISCO ^ W ^ [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

but FRISCO ^ W ^ : ., By JACK STRATTON SAN FRANCISCO , CAL ., Oct . ? •; . Stage Manager Adolph Dohring , 0 f ( i Orpheum , . undertook to master the art I golf yesterday . Dohring adopted the gaiJ at the behest of : JohnSully and ; other ar ists .. on , recent bills . , li ,...--.., ,, < The Primrose Four , Wallace Calvin an Under the Apple Tree § company forme the coterie i which , entertained sltell-sliocke but nevertheless enthusiastic doughboys 1 ; Letterman Hospital recently . The thre actS were from the Orpheum . Muriel Thomas , danseuse and comedienn with Under the Apple Tree , jumped i defend-the -seven-inch-ankle when a l 0 K . newspaper editorialized that ankles of sue dimensions , while representing British beat ty , were suggestive of living skeleton ! Miss Thomas proved to the satisfaction o the newspaper men that she not . only pos sesscd a seven-inch-anklc but that a deci : ion on beauty should be based not merel on ankle measurements but by -the circun fe...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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ITEMS FROM TROY , N . Y . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

ITEMS FROM TROY , N . Y . By H . R . EMDE TROY , N . Y ., Oct . 7 . The Millard Brothers paid us a pleasan visit on Monday . The brothers have beei vacationing at Eagle Mills , a suburb o Troy ,, this summer . Jack McBryde , of Troy , is playing th Orpheum time in a : new sketch . entitlei Modern Simon Legree . Frederick V . Bowers , who is playing Tro : this week , returns to vaudeville with one o the best song revues he has ever had Mr . Bowers has been starring in his otvt show the past three years . In talking wit Mr . Bowers , he states that he notes will pleasure the wonderful changes , from ever ) angle in and around the theatre of today , • He further says , it makes one feel jus like coming home—to be . back in vaunt ville . The following item appeared in the Troy Times ; Thursday ; Sept . 30 : Sleuth Hounds Fooled 1 The automobile of the vaudeville teaH of Wilbert and Dawson , was seized < ajl week at Rutland , Vt ., by federal affl when a barrel-was discovered ...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

LOST MAIL DEPARTMENT Unclaimed and uncalled for mail only is listed here . THE VAUDEVILLE .-FivS should not be used as a permanent mailing address , the N . V . A . having a veiidid department for that purpose . Managers throughout the country , as well booking offices and others , are urged to send all their dead letters to this a t from time to time . We will sort and file them and publish the list . No f , ter is listed more than one time . In writing for a letter , be sure and allow ii _ tv of-time for it to reach you on your route , and when convenient enclose f if Vrldressed envelope . Do not write the N . V . A . for letters listed herewith . Address THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS , 1562 Broadway , New York , N . Y . D ^ uiiful . ¦ „ A . Alvm $ y , Mrs . Herbert g ^ , Billy ¦ - h „ o Trio - . * Mr . John ? , r Hiss Dorothy Sy , Miss Maude ; Miss Nada - V . Jlr . Freddie E . Ser , Mr . Billy SifeUl . Mr . jley , Miss Anne „ sM 1 , Miss Aleen MBhton & Turner S Mr . Arthur W . ...

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AS A MAN THINKETH [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

AS A MAN THINKETH By JOHNNIE HALL I read the following poem some years ago and it made at lasting impression upon me : To understand life makesi man immortal , For as a man thinketh so shall he be , Think right , then , always—today , tomorrow . And right shall be thine through Eternity . Thinking right is wonderful . If everv- , one thought right , what a great world this would be ! There would be ho evil here and we would not have to die to find Heaven ; it would be right on earth with us . Have you evet stopped to , thihk how much your thought governs your life and helps to govern the world ? Evil thinking is like a rainy day , full of gloom and darkness ; right thinking is like a sunshiny day , full of joy and happiness . Our thoughts ) . are our closest companions and we should be careful to choose good companions at all times . Good thoughts are good companions . About eight years ago I was standing outside the stage door at Henderson s Music Hall , Coney Island . Right across...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
? r . < JS «^> Wf ft 0 WARSttALLi ) [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

? r . &amp;lt; JS «\^&amp;gt; Wf \ ft 0 WARSttALLi ) LOS ANGELES , CALi , Oct . 7 . Sacramento and Fresno , Carroll Johnsons { week is a very pleasant engagement at ls time of the year . Bi Hanlon , of the Traveler s Hotel , js the Orpheum troupe a very reasonable ¦ Bill used to run the actors- cafe in ramento . « te Wilson , manager of Clune s theatre , » a new house is planned to be built l » e Turner Hall site . It will play Or leuM road shows . c s should write ahead for rooms at It k ^ e Sequoyah and Fresno are the her s and their rates are reasonable . I j , J are no matinees excepting Saturday red ^ outnerr » Pacific tunnel is now res ! v ° - le aut 0 detour is a thing of the tida- arrive . at . Los Angeles at 9 : 40 &amp;gt; morning , opening Monday matinee . My-notes--this week are curtailed on account of spending all my spare time working on { he murder case about which I wrote hist week .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
EVEN A "DUMMY" READS THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

EVEN A DUMMY READS THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS Van Rastus Avery , of Van &amp;amp; Carrie Avery , whose hobby is photography , sends us the above picture from Wilmington , Del ., with the following comment : Enclosed find picture of Marshall Montgomery , and his dummy reading THE VAUDEVILLE NEWS . We were on the bill with Mr . Montgomery at the Grand Opera House in Philadelphia last week . We made the enclosed picture back stage , with the aid of a bunch light . Though possibly you might care to use it .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
NEW HOUSE AT TAMPA [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

NEW HOUSE AT TAMPA The following telegrams are self-explana-tory : TAMPA , FLA ., Sept . 27 . Jules D elmar , Palace Theatre BIdg ., New York N . Y . Know , you are anxious to know- about new ; housc . Wonderful new theatre , lovely dressing rooms , electric fans in each . Manager Cooley perfectly charming , does everything toi make you happy . As-you know we-have been playing South for last twelve years and what a marvelous change from storerooms to this beautiful theatre . Cant say enough for the house manager , orchestra and stage hands . BOGERT &amp;amp; NELSON . . TAMPA , FLA ., Sept . 27 . Jules Delmar , . Palace Theatre BIdg ., New York N . Y . Want to thank you far your wire arid espe cially the excellent program furnished us . Must comment on the uniformly splendid personality and grand co-operation of every . member of the bill . Each did their utmost to make our opening a big success . Played to capacity . business .- Many thanks to you and all . C . D . COOLEY .

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
CHARllESTON . W . VA . [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

CHARllESTON . W . VA . By PAT F . LIDDY CHARLESTON , W . VA ., Oct . 7 . William ( Riley ) Wilson , well known vaudevillian , is running . for Congress in this district . His chances look very good . Russell Wherle , former manager of the Colonial and Elk Theatres , Bluefield , W . Va ., is now traveling for the First National Exhibitor s Circuit in West Virginia territory . The Plaza Theatre Orchestra is under the direction of C . Raymond Minotti , violinist , assisted by five other men , and Miss Hazel Lynn at the piano . Jerome Flauigan , formerly , of the LaSalle Musical Comedy Co ., is doing a vaudeville act with . his wife , known as Miss Stapleton . The act has the endorsement of the writer who predicts a chance at the big time for the couple . ¦ Lowell B . Drew is laying off in Huntington , W . Va ., where his wife and vaudeville partner . Vera Wallace , is in the hospital . Miss Wallace s parents live in Huntington . The team will most likely take to the road next week , as...

Publication Title: Vaudeville News
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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N . V . A' .. [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920

N . V . A .. NOTES When the strains of Home , V Sweet Home haUjdied away and the merry throng dispersed after the Thursday night dance , Neff Danzigers troupe of trained artisans appeared upon the scene and began the latest edition of the semi annual revue entitled Transformation . When the members came in to breakfast a few hours later the entire building had been changed from the delicate and delightful Summer . , dress to its- snug and comfortable Winter attire . The universal verdict is that the place is more beautiful than ever . Hetty Gray Baker has been entertaining Mr . and Mrs . William W . Stillman for the past week . Mr . Stillhian has been Superintendent of , Public Charities in- Hartford , Conn ., for more than thirty years . Many delightful social affairs were given for the Stillmans , and one of the dinners was a , sort . of an . old home affair as all the . guests were former residents , of Hartford . Among- them- were- Mr ; - and Mrs . Stillman , Mr . and Mrs . Will...

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Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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