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ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM CALIFORNIA [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 October 1920
ORPHEUM BREEZES FROM CALIFORNIA By WILLIAM H . CLINE LOS ANGELES , CAL ., Oct . 21 . Emma Haig , during her stay here , has practically lived on the golf links . Emma is one star player , and every man on the Orpheum hill , who swings a brassie , his gone down before her prowess . She takes on a new lot of would-be competitors next week . •Rend took a fall out of the one-man street cars here in one of the papers this week , and it hurt so . bad , the railway company called up and begged him to lay off . He agreed to be good . One of the papers here printed a big story this week about Emma Haigs engagement to a rich raisin grower of the San Joaquin region . Emma neither denies nor affirms the story , but she wears no solitaire . Maybe , someone put one raisin too many in her supposed-to-be fiance s home brew . Harriet Marlotte , with her Salvation Army lass in Follow On , has received much recognition from the army while here . She was even invited to address an open air meeting of t...
NEWS ITEMS FROM TEXAS ! [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 October 1920
NEWS ITEMS FROM TEXAS ! Howard Langford holds the record for losing six golf balls in one of the lakes at the Country Club of Dallas . Mr . Langford requests the VAUDEVILLE NEWS to say in its columns that he would like to meet either Olson or Johnson on any golf course at any time . * * # Chas . Whitfield , formerly manager of the Majest : c in this city and of Loews Knoxville theatre , is at present manager of the Hippodrome in Dallas . * # » The Millettes . now touring the Pantages circuit , have signed with the Ringling and Barnum-Bailey circus for next season . W . W .
| A FRIENDLY HOTEL [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 October 1920
| A FRIENDLY HOTEL CHARLOTTE , N . C , Oct . 10 , . 1920 . To the Editor : We . the undersigned , wish to recommend the Pitts Hotel , located at 217 South Graham Street , Charlotte , N . C , to the Thearical Profession , playing the Southern or- Delmar Time . Folks , its what Ave want , A PLACE LIKE HOME . , The owner is Sergeant Pitts , 26 years , a policeman , a real man . Honesty is his second name ; you can leave your money or diamond on the door step and theyll be there when you get back . SIGNED , . . Signed , PAT DOWNEY , - KEEI-KER &amp; ALBERTS , SHERMAN &amp; ROSE , PRIXCETOX FIVE . ¦ P . S . —But best of all the rates are reasonable .
N . V . A . .. fjtepBl NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 October 1920
N . V . A . .. fjtepBl NOTES Among the prominent out V of town professional pcopic who were at Sunday night s Bohemian affair was Miss Carmen Pascova of the Chicago Grand Opera Company . Miss Pascova was delighted with the entertainment and atmosphere and was one of several charming guests at the table ¦ of William Henry Barker ; The others \ yere Miss Pascova s secretary , Mrs . Rogers , Miss Louise Pascova , Chief Caupolican , Miss Alice Cole , Grace Geneva Barker and William Henry Barker , Jr . We are trying to locate Mr . -W Detzcl , who we are informed is working under the name of John West . Anyone who can supply-in-formation relative to this gentleman will kindly communicate with Secretary Chesterfield , who has -irlant news relating . to his family . Lieut . N . Bernard Freeman , late of the Australian Flying Corps , has been appointed a sales representative with the . Famous PlayersLasky Corporation wjth headquarters at Albany , N . Y . He visited the c ub during the-past ....
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE AGTOR TO HIS AGENT [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 October 1920
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE AGTOR TO HIS AGENT By ARTHUR TERRY New York , October 15 . Friend Lew : I . was in Court yesterday . It makes a creepy feelin run up your back to stand up and face a Judge . Of cour sie I suppose you are used to it , but I-haven t lived in New York as long as you have , and besides I wasn t under arrest . It was the first case in the history of New York where a man was tried by his dears instead of his peers . . The jury was composed of women and they were sittin in judgment on a man charged with beatin his wife . Poor fellow , he had about as much chance as a Philadelphia ball player firidin money under his pillow . I . don t know what the penalty is for beatin your wife . You probably do , but whatever it is they will hand it to him at hard labor . •Yours truly , ARTHUR TERRY .
| PAT THEY STAND FOR [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 October 1920
| PAT THEY STAND FOR By J . EDWARD DAVIS ( Gushing &amp; Davis ) . Vaudeville Managers Protective Association Vested with great power , Men who have stood the , test . Protecting theatrical interests , Always striving for the best . National Vaudeville Artists Never shirking in their duties , Valiant in every way . Allied harmoniously with the V . M P . A .
MAILS MAY PITCH GAME FOR N . V . A . NEXT SEASON [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 October 1920
MAILS MAY PITCH GAME FOR N . V . A . NEXT SEASON . Walter Duster Mails , the Cleveland pitcher who was with the Sacramento club of the Pacific 1 Coast league last , season with Ernie Stanton , of Val and Ernie Stanton , wrote an interesting letter to Ernie , just prior to the recent world series in which he expressed confidence that the Clevelands would win the world s championship . The letter is interesting in that it conveys a splendid idea of ; the morale of the Indians and the players loyalty to Tris Speaker . _ This team consists of the finest bunch of boys , in the country , wrote Mails . This man Speaker is a real manager and a-, man among men . Anyone who . cannot get i along with Speaker ought to have &lt; his head examined . The team will win out in the end . Ernie says- ; he : hopes to get Mails to pitch a . game for the N . V . A . club next season . And speaking of the N . V . A . club it . , may be of interest to know that Ernie has accepted the management of ...
DO YOU KNOW THESE GIRLS ?] [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 22 October 1920
DO YOU KNOW THESE GIRLS ?] If you will study the faces real close you may recognize in them , the features of two of vaudeville s best known sisters . Yes , you were right the first time . They are the Wilton Sisters , staunch members and boosters of the N . V . A . The photo was taken several years ago , probably before they had any Idea of a stage career .
N . V . A . MEMBERSHIP DRIVE-NOVEMBER 15 th TO DECEMBER 15 th , 1920 [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 29 October 1920
N . V . A . MEMBERSHIP DRIVE-NOVEMBER 15 th TO DECEMBER 15 th , 1920 FO ACTIVE MEMBERS OF THE VAUDEVILLE PROFESSION : For more than four years now the NATIONAL VAUDEVILLE ARTISTS , INC ., has been in exis ence as an organization of , and for , the vaudeville artsts of America . It started in a small way , but with a lefinite program laid out for itself . Today we point fith pride to our achievements-and call attention to the act that every promise we have made has been kept , n addition to which we have-been-instrumental in bringr ng about reforms arid improvements that we ourselves lid not dream would be possible in so short a . space of ime . _ Our watchword at the beginning was HARifONY , and we have proved beyond any question of bubt that the best way toj-improve our conditions , indiiclually and collectively , is to work in hearty co-opera-ion with the Managers , as represented by the VAUDE TLLE MANAGERS PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION . This latter organization has given us the helpng ...
PROTECTING THE MUSIC [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 29 October 1920
PROTECTING THE MUSIC . SAN FRANCISCO , CAL ., Oct . 9 , 192 Editor VAUDEVILLE NEWS , Palace Theatre Building , New York , N . Y . My Dear Editor : Your always welcome VAUDEVILE N E « dated October 1 st , arrived here at ll Orpheum , and needless to say was perus &lt; from cover to cover . On the front pa ! was a very interesting article relative mishandled . music , written by Mr . E . Albee , which-has appealed to me to su &lt; an extent , that I , in my . humble way , * try to offer a solution to the prolil First I print very plainly how I vi the music played such as time and temp and how many times it is to be used , alio the music to be played . And last , but not least , to avoid ha « any member of an orchestra paste , one &lt; his- famous stickers , advertising his yi ° ^ rosin , or recommending Professor N » trombone oil , I insert , in heavy italics , • following at the bottom of my coy ? TOR ADVERTISING SPACE ON TBI COVER , PLEASE CONSULT MR . * l LE...
HARKING BACK [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 29 October 1920
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MARCUS LOEW AND STARS AT OPENING OF NEW THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 29 October 1920
MARCUS LOEW AND STARS AT OPENING OF NEW THEATRE The above photo shows Mayor Paine , of Memphis , presenting the key of the city to Marcus Loew upon the occai ! on of the recent opening of the new Loew State Theatre In that city . It was made a gala event , special sections of the local newspapers were gotten out by the Loew publicity staff , and the event was otherwise handled in typical Marcus Loew fashion . Around Mr . Loew and Mayor Paine , in the above photo , can be seen a number of movie stars who iccompanled him to Memphis for the opening . Among them are Dolores Cassinelli , Gladys Leslie , Alice Hargrave , Lillian Walker , Helene Smiles Davis , Ann Luther , Texas Gulnan , Peggy Eleanor , Herbert Rawllnson , Bert Lytell and Mildred Reardon . C . H . Danforth , vice-president of the Loew Enterprises , Is also In the group . The details of the tpening were In charge of E . A . Schiller , general representative of the Loew southern and southwestern circuits .
AN OBJECT LESSON [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 29 October 1920
AN OBJECT LESSON A vaudeville actor recently died , and his widow , knowing that he had been a member of the N . V . A ., wrote to Mr . E . F . Albee to ascertain whether or not she was entitled to the $ 1 , 000 life insurance that now goes with every paid-up membership in the organization . Investigation disclosed the fact that the deceased actor , at the time of his death , was In arrears for one year and a half . The sum of $ 15 would have paid him up to date , had he not neglected the matter . On account of the pressing circumstances of the case , Mr . Albee sent his personal check to the widow to take are of her necessary expenses . Obviously , however , It is out of the Question to expect Mr . Albee , or anyone else , to send a check In every case of this kind . The actor who is so neglectful as to allow his dues In the N . V . A . to lapse , has n ° one but himself to blame . This case , the namesin which are withheld for obvious reasons , Is cited as an object lesson and sho...
"THEN AND NOW " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 29 October 1920
THEN AND NOW By JIMMY LYONS Have you ever been on a Road-Show , and taken notice how long the harmony lasted ? Not very ! Its peculiar how , when you first start out , everything is fine and dandy , and then , after a couple of weeks , it all changes . There are several reasons that account for the change . Ill cover a few : Why should so and so get dressing ; room one , and They and Co . not ? Why should one dress downstairs , or climb up stairs , while the other has a stage dressingroom ? Thus you have two acts- sore at one another . Then there s the matter of songs . This act wants to use a certain song and so does another . Why can t they alternate ? One week one act use the number ,. and the next week the other ? Isn t it worth it for the sake of peace ? Then there is the gossip . The one that heard so and so , say so and- so ,, about so and so . This agitation is compared favorably with the snake in the grass . ..-.-..-:. And dont let s overlook the petty jealousy that arises ...
VAUDEVILLE TO HOLD SWAY AT THE IRIARS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 29 October 1920
VAUDEVILLE TO HOLD SWAY AT THE IRIARS Next Sunday evening , October 31 , will be the occasion of a memorable event . at The Friars Club on Forty-eight Street . It has been designated E . F . Albee Night , and is to be the first of-a series of such affairs in honor of prominent personages of the profession . On account of Mr . Albee s work in behalf of this branch of the business , the evening will be given over-entirely to vaudeville , and in addition to the regular membership of the club , special invitations have been . issued to the members of the Vaudeville Managers Protective Association , thus insuring the attendance of a record gathering of both managers and artists . While primarily it is to be a testimonial to Mr . Albee ; it will be what is a great deal more gratifying to him—a real get together affair , where the two great elements of the business will meet upon an equal social footing . A notable array of vaudeville headliners will furnish the entertainment . The details...
I "MUSINGS " [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 29 October 1920
I MUSINGS By JIMMY LYONS . Familiarity breeds contempt , —and Road Shows breed familiarity . We can t all be Headliners , but we can try to be . It s a small route that has no open dates . The only way to forget your troubles , is to work steady . It is easier to meet a bill than dodge it . Out of the frying pan , into the fire , is bad ; and out of Vaudeville into Musical Comedy , isnt so good either . The man who would : hit a woman is lower than the crawling . snake . Forget yesterday ,- live : for to-day , ¦ for to-morrow never , comes . Smut and a route , never went hand-in-hand . - Be proud of your profession , and it will be proud of you . What difference does it make , where you play , who you play for , so long as you play ? Are you prepared for the Day of Reckoning —INCOME TAX DAY ?
" DREAMS OF THE PAST" [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 29 October 1920
DREAMS OF THE PAST Why all the struggle for gold , When it s really not . ours , to hold ; Why all this battle of man . against man , When it s not REAL nor part of our Makers plan ? . For all mortal discords are , jiist a . weird dream , . ... . [ .. . No matter how real to some niinds it may seem ; v LOVE is the master of hate , fear and strife , And the greatest of all things we , find in this life ; So why turn aside from the gift that is true , When we know of the wonderful things LOVE can dot .. If brotherly LOVE is the truth about life , Then why not let s try and help end all this strife ? And eliminate errors as fast as we can , And see in each other more of REAL man ? Let s offer some friendship that s going to And STOP all this living in DREAMS .. OF THE PAST . BERT MARION .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 29 October 1920
IM SO DISCONTENTED ! Discontented ?—Every mormnq when you get up thank God that you have • ¦ something to do—something that MUST j be done that day , whether you like it . or not Being foiced to work and forced to do your best , will bred in you tempi 1 ance and self control , diligence « strength of will , cheerfulness and contentment , and a hundred virtues that the idle can never know ! 11 —Bert Angeles .
LETTERS CONCERNING IMPROVED CONDITIONS [Newspaper Article] — Vaudeville News — 29 October 1920
LETTERS CONCERNING IMPROVED CONDITIONS Artists Who Have Grievances of Any Kind are Invited to Write LIDDY A REGULAR CHILLICOTHE , OHIO . October 12 , 1920 . MR . ED . F . ALBEE , 1564 Broadway , New York , N . Y . Dear Mr . Albee : We wish to Inform you and the profession In general , of the wonderful treatment we received while in Charlestown , W .. Va . Upon our arrival In Charlestown , I picked up a newspaper and did not see our act billed . We then walked to the Plaza Theatre and did not see photos either , so we got In touch with Manager Pat Llddy , and he assured us we would have no trouble . I had also discovered I lost quite a sum of money , leaving me short of funds . When I told Mr . Llddy he was ready to help me at once . He had six acts billed and he took it upon his own shoulders to put us to work , making his bill top-heavy . He did everything he could for us and our engagement was a very pleasant one . It Is just these incidents and managers like Mr . Llddy we meet , ...