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Page 125 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
i - BIG ADSDORSTMEAN BIG SOWGS^ This e » d is small , but the songs ares Ibig . Send for them . They Havre- no equals . ( GREAT ffARMONY SONG OR SOLO NUMBfR—THE BAlLAD-WONDfRfUL ) ( SENSATIONAL COWBOY-WINTER NOVELTY ) MY HEARTSTO-NIGHT MY SWEET IN LOVELAND ALASKAN MAID ( WHERE I FIRST MET YOU ) ( OH YOU DARLING LITTLE SMQWFLAKE ) FFRTIIDFn DV GILMORE SISTERS AND BRIGHMAN , LIBBY AND TRAYER , PAULINE DE TEW , RUBY ZENITH ANDALLYN WHYTE rCHI UlfCU DI ( in England ) , BROOKS AND CARLYLE , ECKHOFF AND GORDON , SAVOY TRIO , THREE RAMBLERS AND MANY OTHERS . THEY ARE NEW-EACH SONG PRE-EMINENTLY AT THE HEAD OF ITS CLASS . COPIES FOR LATE PROGRAMS . EUGENE ELLSWORTH C; . ^ ! ^; 1 ) 28 Worth 5 th Ave ., CHICAGO , ILL . MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR to our beloved Founder and first big chief , Geo . Fuller Golden , and all brothers and sisters , from TOM \ HATTIE NAWN Now Touring Orpheum Circuit in WHEN RAT WAS KING DOLAN - LENHARR HIT OF CAREER ON ORPHEUM CIRCUIT Merry Christmas and Happ...
" Canned" [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
Canned ( Continued from page 76 . ) or persuasion from his most intimate friends could induce him to change his plans . He hammered away at the agents and managers for a chance to show his new act , but they refused to listen . Christmas week opened and a few friends of the couple were astounded when they heard that Billy had accepted an engagement for the week at one of the smallest theaters in the city . It was a place where salaries were shaved so close that performers could barely subsist on them ; the number of shows per day was regulated by the patronage of the place ; the dressing rooms were little stuffy holes not big enough to turn around in ; the stage was a mere platform , and , in fact , . the house was known as the jumping off place for seasoned actors and the break-in dump for new acts . And yet , on the gaudily daubed posters on the front of the house Mr . and Mrs . William Josher were billed in big letters . The first two days of the week were very happy ones for Bil...
Page 126 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
VALLE Cut copyrighted 1911 America s Greatest and Foremost Accordeonist . The Original who civilized the accordeon by NORMAN FRIEDENWALD K__ _ h- * ^ _ MI _ HMBM _^ - _ S ^_ WI- _ B- _ I- _ W- _ BB _ - . . Represented H and Rappy [ New Y ^ ar to HU LOSING ONE SINGLE PERFORMANCE . RECORD WANTED AT TIMES GOOD MUSICAL COMEDY PEOPLE WeeK Dec . 18 th , Albany Hotel ^ ii New YorK City WeeK Dec . 25 th , Middletown , N . Y EASKRN THEATRE MANAGERS ASSOCIATION 1402 Broadway New YorK City ^^ H _ MHHBHHHH Merry Christmas pSPilli ! SI 11 _ HH ¦^ Ml _^^^_ K ^^_ H WITHOUT ¦ | L ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ S | ^ ^ ^ H SOME ^ F ^ lTtfl ^ | _ T _^_^__ B ¦ SSiMO- ^ V- ___ H3 ___» JB 1 __^_ l _ 9 _ i _ Hi Mm M _^_^_^_ 9- ^ lfHHHPHflHf ^ JOj pH . B- ElKt I MM I ? l 1 &gt; -I ¦ ¦¦ •• • ¦¦ ^ — ™™ ™ , ^ — FIRST A f * i * AI I ( DELLA ) THE OLDFIELDS ( HOMER ) BACK FROM CHINA . H Merry Xmas and Bappy N «» ^ ear to Hll _ £ ^__ L _ B _ H ^ BH __^ -i ? HH ^ H ^^ HUUW ^ BBHH ^ IT E ~ * i IK _ H _ BI _ M _ MH _ m _« -t...
Page 126 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
LEST YOU fORGET Enoch holds the under-water record—46 j 4 . Wonderland Theater , Lowell , Mass LATEST RECORDS ENOCH THE EneusH CHAHNEL MAN FISH BeiOwWiuBeMfiiiKEO fNOCHsTiM £ FOR STAYING U HOCR TW WATCI ? AT Eve / iy MATIKC ANI &gt; NIGHT SHOW WEEK OF PEC 26 ¦ I 9 IO MAJESTIC-1910- TORONTO . CAN DEC . M ATINEE 26 3 MIN / 6 SEC 27 3 3 28 4 3 NIGHTS 3 MMI 9 S £ 6 3 . / 7 / 4 ^ JA 5 K / 5 * 29 3 3 30 3 tO 3 1 5 2 3 . 36 3 . 18 Address JAMES CLANCY , Putnam Building , New York City 4 : . I- ___ . 14-. 32 1 | .
Page 127 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
PARKEffe JUMPING HORSEn CARRY US ALU THE OKLY SUCCESSFUL PCOTABLE 1 SL ANU IKE GREATEST » 0 H 11 MAKEH \ , JUMPINC HORSE CARM US filL ^^ f ^ ^ W THL-AIruslum : LINE .. ¦ _ a &gt; gg ^^^^^ ^^ ^^^_ g _^ isae - ^^^^^^ ra ^^ S ^ feiSHS ^ 1 machine earned $ 15 , 850 in 28 weeks , 1904 1 machine earned $ 17 , 943 in 29 weeks . 1905 1 machine earned $ 16 , 692 in 25 weeks , 1906 1 machine earned $ 16 , 017 in 27 weeks , 1907 . 1 machine earned $ 12 , 862 in 27 weeks , 1908 1 machine earned $ 16 , 842 in 25 weeks , 1909 1 machine earned $ 18 , 521 in 28 weeks , 1910 Above figures will be verified to prospective customers . Wiiie for catalogue and prices to C . W . PARKER , Leavenworth , Kan HIT 11 ENGLISH MIMIC Direction , NAT . SABLE &amp;\ WILHAT TR 0 UPE COMEDY CYCLISTS Per . Address , 4012 Clybourn Street , MILWAUKEE , WIS /&amp; $ fi /^ fi iiil _ Iil IIilll ^ l ] \^ pj ^/ \^ p _^/ ^^ LUj ^ y \ cj y ± yjp / . EMMA JACK BORNHOLDT and ELWOOD NOVELTY SINGERS AND DAN...
Page 127 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
maaaaamaaamaaa 1 $ 300 I Read the Corners and Rest E-ZY I $ 300 1 Monarcbs of Minstrelsy a « . _ ,,-- Monarchs of Minstrelsy 1 - ^^ J__^ HREDUCTION MPRICE [¦^^ is ^^ -i - MONARCHS OF MINSTRELSY FROM DADDYRICE TO DATE By EDW . LE ROY RICE ( Son of the late WM . HENRY RICE ) To meet the popular demand for this wonderful volume , -which is conceded to be tho GREATEST ADDITION TO THEATRICAL LITERATURE IN A DECADE , THE PRICE HAS BEEN REDUCED TO $ 3 . 00 BLACKFACE HISTORY FROM 1799 TO NOW 1 , 000 BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES 1 , 000 600 RARE AND VALUABLE PHOTOGRAPHS 600 m /** CIISG IT M . GENUINE HISTORY OF MINSTRELSY All the great COMEDIANS , SINGERS , DANDERS , STUMP SPEAKERS , FEMALE IMPERSONATORS , SONG AND DANCE TEAMS , prominent MUSICIANS . MANAGERS and EXECUTIVES ; they are all In tills volume ; also interesting detnils of the BLACKFACE Incidents In the careers of FAMOUS LEGITIMATE STABS of the PAST and PRESENT ; Minstrel STORIES and ANECDOTES ; the true STORY of DADDY RICE and JIM CROW ...
// We Were All Good [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
// We Were All Good By Ashton and Earle IF WE WERE ALL GOOD And without a single fault , Thered be a panic in show business . And wed have to cry a halt , For no one would be a feature , That s where wed all be mad , And go around a wishing That some of us were bad . IF WE WERE ALL GOOD And our talent wished to test , Wed ask friends how they liked our act . Theyd say just like the rest . The managers would stop fighting , Shake each other by the hand , And before each season closed Lemons would be in demand . IF WE WERE ALL GOOD Thered be no amateur night , And vaudeville would tumble down From its lofty height . Newspapers would start kicking , And critics would feel glum , And strain their eyesight looking For something that was bum . IF WE WERE ALL GOOD No matter where wed roam The audience would have to leave Their little hammers home . Thered be no stageland glory , All would be paid the same ; Wed be classed as common idlers , And none would gain much fame . IF WE WERE ALL GO...
Page 128 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
SAM ROWLEY , AUSTRALIA SCOMEDIAN TKE ORIGINAL LITTLEWH WITH THE IBIG . VOICE THATIHAS || WARNING TO ARTISTS , ^ AN INDIVIDUALITY OF HIS OWN ALWAYS . WORKING M ^ XTr ^^^ A Merry Xmas etnci A Happy INe &gt; w Ye &gt; ar to All II E . XXC . Ho . 263 . 709 AMERICAS BEST COMEDY BAR ACT LE ROV and PAUL Have just finished a successful tour of the Orpheum Circuit , now playing United time P . S . We are oritfinators of our Ballet Dress finish for Bar Act JO PA . IGE SMITH , Rep . «*• I. KAUFMAN VAUDIS ^ T403 and 404 PARKWAY BUILDING PHILADELPHIA BROAD and CHERRY STREETS r -- - ___ /_ ¦_ # __ - __* BOOKING FIRST-CLASS THEATRES Good Acts Can Get From 18 to 20 Weeks ARED HOT BUSINESS PROPOSITION Attention , men with brains and money . r-p ^ -y * - &gt; _ - &gt; r \ w f-r » None but business proposals considered ; Only vaudeville theatre in a thriving Western r &lt; JK QM . I- / - 1 aU ^^ ^ receive promp t attention . city of 12 , 000 ; seating capacity ,...
Page 129 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
Combination Shooting Four feet , ten inches , and weighs but ninety pounds , yet is conlidered a wizard as an exponent of modern markman- Mr - Shillings work in promot2 * $ 5 . SM ^ H ^ ° n _ , m ?* V » 7 scouts . Direction of ARTHUR J . HORWITZ ANY PLACE ON ANY E 3 IL _ L _ Not a Rosin Ball , Glass Ball , or Candle Shot During the Act ALWAYS WINNER WITH PRESS AND PUBLIC „ , _ .,. This picture shows Mr . Shilling in the act of throwing a souyenir coin , which he hits while the thrown coin is in the air . A - 38 caIiber revolver and a fur costume of extraordinary value , a 8 compared with the usual costumes seen in vaudrrille . Well Staged , K 3 Dlu IV WOfKGu III «| # I *« IJ ¦ ¦ wi I * WM MI SULK IThe Perfect _^_^_^_^_ B ^ a \ aaaaaaaaaaaaaa \ a 9 ^^ f ^ t ^^ a \^^ - _^_^_ H _) M ^__^__^__ K wS ^ MMMMMMMMMMMWMMaT ^^ r i * ** &gt; __^_^_^ K x / ^_ BBE r t jflB __ HE ^ W _^@ Hf 4 __ HS _ £ _ 3 EHi -- _ - ^ B ^ E ^ biVfi-li &amp; MM WfA WMV¦ ¦ ¦ A
ALLEN SUMMERS [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
ALLEN SUMMERS Has been playing the Western Vaudeville Managers Association time for two and a half years and is now starting on return engagements over their entire circuit . He is well known among Chicago theatergoers and has been called a drawing card in himself . His ability in delivering dialect stories and his sweet tenor voice are topics of conversation wherever he plays . In playing return engagements over the W . V . M . A . he has attained honors seldom given to any other single artist in the business .
By An Arduous Route Into the Show Business [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
By An Arduous Route Into the Show Business The Experience of One Actor Which Suggests That Dame Fortune Has Chosen Professionals for Her Children Fortune is a fickle maid and no one class of people in the make-up of society are so distinctively her children as are the men and women who follow the profession of entertainment . Dame Fortune ever guides their destinies ; they are here today and gone tomorrow . Dame Fortune has chosen them for her own and it is notably true that , for each little chorus girl who pirouettes upon her toes in the farthest back line ; for each brilliant star that g ! eams upon the electric Broadway , there is a true tale of experiences which rivals the strangest fiction . Few men or women merely elect the show business . They are inoculated with the chronic disease—some of them to suffer and die , but most of them to live a merry , happy life , not because they have so much to be merry and happy for , but because their work has taught them a- philosophy whi...
Page 131 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
CANTOR MM WILLIAMS COMEDIANS -= -ja ~ -a---l AUTOMOBILE JOY RIDERS ¦ __ s ?^* l ^ r « ffliTffWiil JVIerry Xmas and Rappy JVew Ycar THE PREMIER BAN JOISTS DEALMAMAE BW In Classical and Popular Melodies Just Finishing S. &amp; G. Tour PB | ORIENTALBEN ABDIC CO . Ffjj MMMMMMaJkMMMr ^^ IZ ^^ S m PARRAQ TIIRNQ to see the Ben Abdics who made such ^ M %££ m ^ i V - frf ^ ^^^ P ^^^^ HJI ^ - IBHR ^ g A Ira AY PEOPLE t ! c - v crc booked for a return engage- __ £ K _ J ^ N . &amp; 4 \ \ sM ^ H f ^^ BB ^ BBBt | fc j | p _ i higher class and their rendition of ^ a _ __ Bfefc- SB I Wi ^ B ^^^^^^^^ HISH | MH More than two hundred people were Mohammed s Dream with special ffifcf ^ Bfi gfl- ¦ JIB \ &gt;&gt; n ^ Vj ^^^^^^^ B / l T T ^ g B turned away at Parra s Theater last scenery is full of that interest which i ^ J _ 8 __ f jjlll * - _ »* MMaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamaaaf ^ amVi night in the wild scramble of show goers drives care awav . ¦ I ~» __—&lt; . •»¦•&...
MRS . McKEE RANKIN DEAD [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
MRS . McKEE RANKIN DEAD Mrs . McKee Rankin ( Kitty Blanchard ) was found dead in the bathroom of her apartment in this city on Dec . 14 . She was stricken with cerebral hemorrhage while preparing a bath and had fallen into the tub , which was partially filled with water . She was born in Philadelphia in 1847 . She made her first appearance at the National theater , in that city , when she was ten years old , appearing in The Naiad Queen . Then she came to New York and was one of the fascinating dancers at the old Melodeon . In 1863 she made her first appearance as an actress in Cincinnati . After that she played with various stock companies , marrying Mr . Rankin in Boston , where they both played at the Continental theater . Tn 1874 she created the part of Henriette in The Two Orphans , when it was produced at the Union Square theater . She also originated the parts of Billy Piper and Nacy Williams in The Danites . In 1883 Mr . and Mrs . McKee Rankin built the Third avenue theater ...
PRESS TO BE PURIFIED [Newspaper Article] — Player — 22 December 1911
PRESS TO BE PURIFIED PHILADELPHIA , Dec . 16 . —There is to be a vigorous attempt made to purify the press of the country , in conjunction with the movement to stop the production of bad plays . The members of the Council of Jewish Women , now in session in this city , are seeking the cooperation of other societies in the suppression of all news of suicides , murders , divorce cases , etc ., and some of the more radical would even put a ban on the comic supplement of Sunday newspapers .