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Patrick, Warren A. (ed.) / Show world
(May 22, 1909)

Pithy personalities,   p. 21


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THE SHOW WORLD
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E   . S.Nortonand Conipany                     Burlesque Offers for Next Season Invited  Trocadero
In a Comedy Sketch, "TII  UT  ER               A   sALL PLAY PARTS  Oe            Chicago
Ita~lnc~ kech1ii                     Agents and Managers LookcUs Over  Week Junle 13th
NORTHWESTERN MANAGERS
GATHERED AT DULUTH.
Peter L. Myers, of Janesville, Thinks
Past Season Was "Exception-
ally Good."
lfYewant1theattractionthatwillcrowdyourhouseandget
1ioneyateveryperformance.writeforourlowrental
tensfortheSummers-BrittFightPicturesnow.
ICAGO FILM EXCHANGE "fissAO.
"Miror Vitae" Products
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oman    EBERHARD     SCHNEIDER
109E.12thStreet, NEWYORKCITY
1'  ERTISE IN THE SHOW      WORLD
N
Duluth, Minn., Mlay s.
The anniuial  conventilon  of  the
Northwestern T'iteater Ntllagers' ati
sociationl was held here last week.
The playhoutses  operated  by   the
memtbers of the association represent
a circtit of first-class theaters, which
iS quite anl important factor in the
uon~tseient husiness of this part of
the cottry.
Soie of themembers of the organi-
zations are also iiembers of the Wi-
consin Bill Posters' associatitm  ainid
eit direct from here to a ieeting w
that body at La Crosse. P. B. iHaber.
of lond dn Lac, is president of the
Bill Posters' association.
The officers elected by the Theater
Matinagers association  were: C. A.
Marshall, of Duluth, president; P. H.
Htliber, of Fond du Lac, Wis., secrce
tary atid treasurer; W. J. Power, Ilib-
bitlgattorntey: r  W. >h . Salter, fi
Ditit  assoiaition  physictian.  Tu ie
meiiers of the executive comittittce
ar: J. D). Cludiby, Calumiet; t..
F10  all Claire; J. E. Wlim
Osikosh; Marcus Hdeimali, Mladison:
Joha B, Arthrs, Green Bay.
Others than those who havebe
iamed who attended the convention.
were: iI. C. Robertson, of Stillwater:
A. F. Kocpck, Marquette; P.      I -
Myers Janesville; E. J. Butler, Ish-
peing,; Ray kcrredge, Iancock, atd
G.A. Kobald, Winlipeg.
"This has been   an  exceptionall  v
goodseasoni in the theatrical busites-.
speaking from the Northwestern vie\l-
point," said Peter L. Myers of Jaine
tiie Wist  "I thiiik the numboer   ,,
highclias attractoiostwhich  tvere.
booked in otir theaters this year i>
greater thain ever before.  We have
hall somlc of the best attractions oil
theoid aid the people seenmed well
THE BEST MONEY-GETTER
Win. H. Swanson
Omaha Film Co.
106 South Fourteenth Street
OMAHA, NEBRASKA
PITHY PERSONALITIES
Robert Demster is with the Bon-
-telic tock conipaily it the Star the-
ater ill Buffalo.
Harry L. Webb is at the West End
park at New Orleans, La., where lie
is  llkini L t hig  hit.
H. B. Warner will be starred iiext
ieasoni by Liclder & Co., in a new play
1y   lilton  Royle  entiled  Iin the
Douglas J. Wood, i ho    was re-
cently sceei  as  Prince  Dantan itt
Beverly of Graustark. has been cli-
-aged by Manuager Charles E. Cooke
as leadinig manl for his Springflield.
Mlao., stock coipatiy.
Louis   Smythe,    sii-how  ticket-
,(IlIter  wiitii  the  14 atgeu I)hcck -  Ta Iilace
citcus Iast season, closed   recently
w\ith The Prince of Sweden alld is
nonw resting at his hoie in  liineap-
Carney Christie has sigtled with Joe
\\cber for a part it The Climax. This
i  Mr. Christie's first professional c-
eatgmcnlcltt.  Ile has had ti carefutl
trainling inl hi.s chosen professionl mul
his friends ex)ect great things of
himl].
William  Hodge, decked Out iti his
aii-front-I1oie  aitomiobile  clothes.
cap and gloves, was in the front row
of the crowd waiting for the American
liner Rotterdam, in from Europe May
14. There was in interesting greeting
hetwen the actor aid   ielen Cogs-
well, known to the stage as Helent
Iale, who was a passenger oi the
steamer.  Miss Hale, according to
-everal women passengers, had said
that she and Mr. Hodge were engaged
to be married.
Lloyd   Ingraham    anid  wife  left
Omilaha immulediately onl the closin" lof
the ltirowood seasOll atd opelcIi ati
St. Joscph, where Mr. iingrahtai is
stage director for a    sumtiter stock
Compan tly anld Mrsl. lIgrahaml Will play
itgnclle rolcs.
Gertrude   Shipman    and  associate
playerIS, un1der the  manLlagemen'1t Of
Lawrence H. M11cGill, opet for a sea-
sot of stock at the iLyric in Buffalo.
N. '., tiext week. I6orothy Vernon
of Haddoi liall will be the openiiig
bill.
Charles Gebest, musical director i<tr
(ohfai and Harris, and the arraigdr
of the   nulrlsic that George   Cohan
writes, lias written the score for a
tiitisical comiedy to be called Constal-
tinople, which Coatn and Harris will
iiroduce.   George   Parsons  of the
Harry Keefer has been elgaged to
direct  lautide Adamts' big productiou
of Joat of Arc, ail will start rhetar
stls with her June 10, the production
to be muade at Harvardl Unliversity oli
June 23. The production will be onec
of the biggest things of the kid ever
attelted in this country, as it will
require 1.600 people and 100 horses.
Marie Dressler says "that the Eng-
lish have no money. but a profound
tiffection  for the Amenrican visitiig
London, who has. Fron the moient
you land in the British nietropoliis,'
declares the frisky Marie, "you are
considered their host, and they wil
let you separate yourself from your
last tutnence in their entertainment
without ever once thinking of 'spend-
ing back.'
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All of the Swanson Offices receive a full supply
of New Independent Subjects Weekly.
ALL MAKES OF MACHINES
Supply parts for Edison  and  Powers machines, 20 per cent.
discount.  Send  for  descriptive  pamphlet  of the
Swanson Lamp House, Rheostat, and
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May 22, 1909-
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St. Louis Film Co.
200-202-204 North Seventh Street
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
A. R. WILBUR FILES
BANKRUPTCY PETITION.
Owes Money to Scores of Actors and
Actresses-Marie Booth Russell
a Creditor.
Iuiffalo, N. Y., Mlay P4.
Arthur R. Wilbur, of Gowanda, N.
Yi.. hias  Just  Biled  a  petition  ill volunl-
tary hankruptcy ill this city. with
<c1it- amiouniting to nearly $42,000.
There are just two pages and a
I alf included in the bankruptcy state-
nient which show an accumulation of
theatrical Ieop'le who are in some way
or other directly connected with Wil-
bul's failure. He was a vaudeville
promoter as well as an actor.
Not only does Wilbur owe scores of
atctors, actresses and bookers, but he
lso states that he is considerably in
debt to several New York theatrical
iagazines.
A.ssociated with him in the National
(;randl Opera veltture wcre  Charleo
Kellogg and XV. F. Neilson, theatrical
mhen of New York, who, it is declared,
are possible creditors. R. A.. Davis
and  V. S. Morton are menitioned for
two claimis.
artic tooth Rti.uselil. wife o Rob
a2rt Mtantell. evidenldhad somic-gteo
tiations with the rnral actor, for se.
too, is declared to be worthy of the
designation of creditor.  Press El-
dridge, the monologist: Alack  and
Murphy. vaudeville artists, and Staln-
ley and Hirbeck, are creditors. Marie
Stewart, whois a loctl vandevillet a-
Orite is also hit heavy by the actor's
failurt .
Most if the debts contracted w\ith
puhblihiig comipanies and daily papers
are for advertising.
Frank McKec, manager of the Sa-
voy theater, New York, has a $1,000
claiim.
WVilbur coicludes his statemlent itt
the petition by declaring that all he
has in the world to meet his debts is
\\ orth of wearing appiarel. Robert
F. Conigdon. attorney. of Gowa%-nidat is
retaincd as legal conseil for Wilbur.-
.NlcG1..71RI>.
George Ade on Way Home.
inIc' Aie iS expiected to arrive
i  xYin>l oni Junein0.
CHEAP Stee Frame
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