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PLAYERS SIGN UP FOR NEXT SEASON ALREADY [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920
PLAYERS SIGN UP FOR NEXT SEASON ALREADY The boys gathered around the club the other night and it seemed like old times with Val and Ernie Stanton back from their coast trip ; Joe Brown in town and opening up with Jim Jam Jems at the Corl Theatre , and Harry Armstrong playing in town with the Sailors Revue . - They sat around the club and talked for hours regarding the future of the baseball team for next season . The members who have sent in their applications for next season s team are : Val and Ernie Stanton Joe Brown Harry Armstrong Van and Schenck Jean Markee Bud Shepard Sammy Smith Pete- Mack Harry Packard Vic Herndon Georgle Price Eddie Wakefield Eli Dawson Walter Nelson El . Cleve Frankie Qrace The Way things look at the time of writing , the N . V . A . will open their next season with a bang . All members of the N . V . A . who can play . . bas . eball • should . not .-be .. the least bit backward in sending their applications as we want make our team one . of the s . tr 0 ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 8 October 1920
Many speeders arrejted / in . your town ; : . Uncle : Si ?• -,. ¦; .. . ..-, ..- . ¦ . - ¦ • . -No .. Used . ter . fee . Hain t been hardly -an arrest ; -in- six -months . How . did you manage , it ? . Well , we jest fixed-. the speed limit at 75 miles an hour , an darned few kin rhake it /|; * — North . Shore Bree ? e „
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE IS MAKING FINE PROGRESS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 October 1920
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE IS MAKING FINE PROGRESS Manifold Advantages of Belonging to N . V . A . Are Appreciated by Artists The membership drive of the National Vaudeville Artists , Inc ; , inaugurated a few weeks ago , is progressing nic « ly , according to Secretary Henry Chesterfield . We have confined our efforts almost exclusively , he said , to pur present membership , asking each member to try and get at least one new application , during the season . The response has been highly gratifying and the number of applications is increasing each week . In some instances a , member will report that he is unable to accomplish very much oh account of belonging to a road show in which every act is already an N . V . A . There are many cases of this kind . • Some artists out West have stated they would like to join , but they do not think they will get into New York to enjoy the privileges of the club . This is an erroneous view to take . Membership in the N . V . A . now carries with it so man...
LAN A MEMORIAL FOR TIMES SQUARE HEROES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 October 1920
LAN A MEMORIAL FOR TIMES SQUARE HEROES Rankin Drew Post , of American Legion , Sponsors Movement for War Placque The theatrical clubs of New York ] 1 be asked by the S . Rankin Drew ost , of the American Legion , to in them in a movement for the ection of a memorial , tablet in Migacre Square to honor the men i the profession who gave their res in the World War . •. S Rankin Drew-P 6 st r with headjarters at 101 West 42 nd Street , is imposed of men of the allied theIrical professions who served in it late conflict . The committee imed to take charge of the plans ir the proposed memorial is taded by George F . Hinton , manger of the Fred Stone show ,. Tip op . The vaudeville profession is presented on the committee by K Editor of THE . VAIJDEILLE NEWS . The committee is iliold a meeting this week for the trposeof outlining a campaign . Sentiment seems to favor a tabt , or placque ,. as for obvious reams a monument would be impracol . Longacre Square , at Fortyiventh Street and Broad...
MEN PROMINENT IN VAUDEVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 October 1920
MEN PROMINENT IN VAUDEVILLE B . S . MOSS There Is no more prominent young man in vaudeville than B . S . Moss , and at the same time none more untiring in his efforts to Improve conditions and elevate the business . Mr . Moss is secretary-treasury of the Vaudeville Managers Protective Association . He Is one of the N . V . A . s best and most consistent friends . He is so wrapped up in the organization , its work and its magnificent club house , that rarely a day passes but that he is present at the club for at least one meal . Having gotten up In the world by hard work it Is only natural he should be the most democratic of men . No one can mistake the expression of delight that always comes over his countenance when he sees artists and managers mingling In a helpful , co-operative way at the N . V . A . club or elsewhere . Mr . Moss circuit of theatres In Greater New York were recently merged with the Keith organization and he became an active executive In the latter concern . Mr ....
HARKING BACK [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 October 1920
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THE NOTE WAS ALL RIGHT BUT WENTTO WRONG GIRL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 October 1920
THE NOTE WAS ALL RIGHT BUT WENTTO WRONG GIRL By HERBERT WESTEN That there s many a slip twixt ; the cup and lip is an eightcen-karat twin-six fact that even the house press agent will not dispute . ¦ • But Tommy Gordon , of Gordon and Germaine ( now playing Loew time ) , ; declares hell take no more chances . Hereafter hell drink out of a bottle . * Recently while playing an engagement at Loew s Salt Lake Casino , Gordon made an engagement after the evening show to take a certain young lady , whom he knew , from long acquaintance , out to lunch : While doing his turn he thought he spied the lady of his acquaintance in a box and so , after the act , sent a boy . ; out with a note directing her to come back stage where he would meet her . But alas for the cup and lip-part . A few minutes later Manager - Grant Pember * ton received a telephone call from another young lady who requested that he convey a message back stage to Mr . Gordon , cancelling the engagement . Twa s with great sur...
HEARD AT THE STAGE DOOR [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 October 1920
HEARD AT THE STAGE DOOR By AL FOX NEW YORK , N . Y ., Oct . 3 ; Jack Rose , the well-known , comedian , had a contract with George White for his Scandals of 1920 , which terminated with the New York run . About two weeks ago he distinguished himself by slapping Lester Allen in the face with a huckleberry pie during a . scene , much to -Allen s chagrin . Practically all the New York papers carried a story of the incident and the latest development is that Jack Rose stays with the show for . the Chicago , run . Sgt ; Irving Erlich , formerly the particular bright shining light of The Roving Marines , is preparing a single : for vaudeville ; Welcome , Irv .- . The . McKinnon Twins / are- now seen at the club nightly , after an absence of about two weeksplaying out of . town . Billcy Walsh opened on the Loew Circuit last week doing his black-face single . Combe &amp; Nevins , the second edition of Van &amp; Schenck , were in town Sunday en route to Boston where they will...
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MAD ACTOR TO HIS AGENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 October 1920
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MAD ACTOR TO HIS AGENT By ARTHUR TERRY NEW YORK , N . Y Friend Lew : When I got back from P ; tucket , Mr . Chesterfield took me to one side and ) asked me on t quiet to get him a new member I told him I didnt think we 1 room for any more , but he sa well squeeze him in somewhe So Im going to dig one up il •have to lay off the last half and up to Yonkers to get him . I think Henery must of been •sardine packer once in his 1 cause he sure knows how to croem iri , and when they get in y couldnt drive em out with a cli Yours truly , ARTHUR TERRY
LEST WE FORGET [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 October 1920
LEST WE FORGET Some of the well known vaudeville acts of 1878-1884 , as compiled by . , „ powers ( James E . Nolan . ) To be run in installments . . &amp; Leary ; Logrini ; Leslie , Eddy ; Mno . i Leonard &amp; Jones ; Leavitt , Dan ; r &amp; Allen ; Lawtsn , Alf ; Lovely Wm . ; , Harryi Landis &amp; Steele ; Leo &amp; * ,. I eslie , George ; Lawrence , Al ; Leof S Bunnell ; Loder , Chas . ; LeslJe , ... Levantine , Fred ; Levantine &amp; J , . Lamkin , Harry ; Leach , Jno . C ; Ii Guy ; Lewis , Frank ; Lanning , Billy ; . J llros . ; Leonard &amp; Flynn ; Lester &amp; ; JL 1 S ; Leclaire , Harry ; Lord , Charley ; . •lo Bros . ; Larose , Harry ; Leslie , Harry ; ? , &lt; &amp; Nelson ; Lament &amp; Duerow ; Lawlor Itornton ; Lamont , Al ; LaHare ; Leavitt , .... Livingston Frank ; Lloyd , Harry ; % Bros ., Three ; jjlljgan &amp; Weaver ; Mayo &amp; Fash ; Miljlax ; Mendoza Bros ....
WITH THE JUNIOR N . . V . A . 'S [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 October 1920
WITH THE JUNIOR N . . V . A . S ELIZABETH RATH [ here has been a sensational legal -and great litigation over their Jja and they have received much ) Uc ity , but they are at all times , tame quiet , modest , unassuming charming chaps and youll find : J &gt; at the club during most of their 5 « moments ; sometimes enjoying ; n * game of checkers on the mez- , » or playing pool or billiards In tlST i * but more frequently you will : = them somewhere on the lounge [ Watching a little falr-halred child , n « romps about the place . They ; k tr | e Rath Brothers , George and , i and the writer has known them J since they left their far away , Idaho about seven years ago . lah . L UPe we Present this week Is ij »« n Rath , two year old daughter . ¦ and Mrs . Dick Rath . From e r ea surements It will be a very Hon i say tnat some day she may hei . \ ni 0 as famous an athlete as a cr daddy . The Rath family Is Kd J 2 ° . f a quartette and Is comiah . ? u Mr - and Mrs - Dick . baby ...
HOW SHE FOUND A MAN UNDER HER HOTEL BED [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 October 1920
HOW SHE FOUND A MAN UNDER HER HOTEL BED ( From Columbus , O ., Dispatch ) Anna Chandler , faultless of figure and with a wealth of auburn hair , is having her own way with Keith crowds this week . I ve been away twelve years—six I spent in London and three in Paris—the other three I spent in . New York said Miss Chandler . My mother was the dearest little oldrfashioned Jewish mother , very orthodox and very proud of me . I happen to be very proud of my mother and of my own people , she added . When we were in Paris , a foppishly dressed man persisted in following me . One day , as he waited at the stage door , my little mother hit him over the head with her umbrella . When I came upon the scene , such a hubbub of Yiddish and French I never heard . The man vowed vengeance . That night when I returned home , I had a feeling that some one was in the room . I sent my mother down-stairs for a letter I told her I had dropped in the lobby . By an arrangement of mirrors ( which I always fix...
A GOLF PROBLEM TO SOLVE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 15 October 1920
A GOLF PROBLEM TO SOLVE Geo . Lovett , of Lovett s Concentration , recently played a golf match at San Francisco that attracted # wide attention among artists in the vicinity and on which considerable money was wagered . Although Mr . Lovett was adjudged the loser , and the wagers were paid , a doubt has arisen in the minds of some as to whether or not a certain infraction ofthe rules during the match should not reverse the result . On the 12 th hole Mr . Lovett drove into a puddle of casual water , caused by a sprinkler being left too long on the spot . Mr . Lovett claimed that under the rules he . had the right to pick the ball out of the water and throw it over his shoulder . His opponent , Mr . Wohlman , would not al low him to do this , so he played the shot under protest . * On this particular hole Mr . Wohlman drove into the rough and made a six on the hole . Lovett had to take an eight . At the finish of the match Mr . Wohlman finished one stroke up on Mr . Lovett . Later th...