Patrick, Warren A. (ed.) / Show world
(November 7, 1908)
Live show news from important points east, west, north, south, pp. 10-11
THE SHOW WORLD November 7, 1908. i 1) NEWS FROM LIVE SHOW Greensboro (N. C.) Notes. Oct. 26. A Mod James Riley Wheelock and his famous which ha Indian Band, about 20 strong, appeared last wee before ahandfull of people at The Grand tnight. They deserved a better crowd press not but are here under the Lyceum course success. and under a guarantee. TWheelock had and Will some time on his hands and is filling in for the present, they go from here to Ra- who spen leigh, then back to Charlotte, and then nock Indi take up their regular route again. His and arra wife seemed to have her hands full with the use two little ones, one of which persisted in act intro yelling whenever brought into the McAdoo monials dining room, where theatrical people who cavalry are wise usually stop. daughter. Oct. 28.-The Auditorium Skating rink an interv which everyone thought was doing a land condemns office business went into the hands of a dance is receiver this week, and state they have Bannock been losing money. softening The moving picture show business ap- mits her pears to be good. The Gem, Lyric, Star man and and Crystal all say they are having satis- lot with factory business. is smoke Oct. 27.-Little Chip and Mary Marble scenery i played to good business. Florrie Sweat- in New Y man who was here last season in the Miss E Tourists was at her best and during the maiden, singing of "A Little Girl Like Me" ap- dian, an peared somewhat upset when as she daughter. stepped to the foot-lights and said "Won't Manage you come kiss me" a young bank clerk that after of local prominence opened his arms and to six n made for her. She jumped back into the will be o wings, but resumed her song amid great At the applause, but it was noticed she avoided has been that particular spot on the stage. A Musketee bald headed drummer to whom she then The ne sang, after the spot light had played up- rapidly, t on him for a while, drew his hat over being pr over his eyes and departed amid the jeers agement and cheers of the crowd. Joseph Oct. 29.-Wayne Musical Comedy com- ager of pany opened here tonight to small crowd, week to due to the very inclement weather. The Mr. Gos White Hat was the opening number and Pocahont from the applause was enjoyed. bride alo Oct. 27.-They put on the Circus Girl and hon to a much larger audience, and had to man, for buck against two large political meet- Grand, N ings, Gov. Glenn speaking at the court- street ho house to a packed house, and Republican Annie nominee for governor, Cox, and several Maude A orators of renown, speaking at the Audi- for vaud torium to three or four thousand people. man .Toh They are pleasing, and give a matinee to- Hawailan day, the 31st, and another performance shortly. tonight. The prospects are they will be greeted with the biggest house yet to- night.-F. R. PEATROSS. Knoxville Notes. Knoxville, a city of 75,000 inhabitants, is a city of only one theater. But this will soon be a thing of the past. Jake Wells ispushing to completion thetBijou T which will likely be thrown open to the public along about the first of the year. sectio It will seat 600 or 800 more than Staub's invite and will be used principally for Wells, own entertainments. It certainly doesnot covere come too soon. busine Staubs has been giving a series of provid splendid entertainments and more are their promised for the future. This week, how- ever, every night is dark until Saturday addres w'hen Adelaide Thurston appears in "Wo- man's Hour and Shore Acres matinee and night. Next week is one filled with good attractions. It is not out of the way to say that we S have recently been favored with Ring- The W ling's Great Circusand the Miller Broth cago, are ers' 101 Ranch Wild West. Both played cao. r to capacity. On account of some trouble picture s with the Southern Railroad no circuses agement have been able to get into our city for cago, to several years, consequently the people It was fo were extremey show hungry. ter. The The four moving picture theaters are having s now doing a nice business which is grow- erty for t ing better as the days grow cooler. some of Madam Nordica was here last week, ap- as well a pearing at the Auditorium. An Immense provemen house greeted her and to say those at- All of tending went away well pleased is ex- well as pressing it very mildly.-MOORE. good gene although being feat Atlanta Notes. ceptthe Atlanta was crowded last week with is featuri visitors, who came to attend the State than usue Fair. The fair held in Atlanta this year The Fa was one of the most successful in years. der the i Ringling Brothers' circus gave two per- the Valen formances here Friday and both perform- creased b ances drew crowds. Miller for The Merry Widow company played five The Gi performances last week to full houses at Theater C every performance good busi Brown of Harvard is at The Grand GOODFE Wednesday and Thursday of this week; Adelaide Thurston, Friday and Saturday. The Golden Crook company are at The Ho Bijou for the week. In Old Kentucky The Au will be seen at The Lyric this week, agement headed by Una Clayton and her company. treat for --A. M. CONWAY. week with Wolf app well-pleas Bloomington (Ind.) Notes. Friday, C The Harris Grand had the Donald Rob favorite o ertson players in A Ctirious Mishap, and D ch.pla Comus. In real artistic playing this cOm- were vera' Pany was stiperior to any of the kind The Bij that has ever visited this city. The Fight- fall and ingParson. Oct. 30, wasgiven by good under the company. The Harris Grand will catch undgeroe ThedDevil No. 10. ThisweektheDePerr- The Li Burdette company is holding forth. A as mania very fair repertory copn.btlih arng business-HENERY.JFETTI'S. v;1 qd otilep pringfield (Ohio) Notes. m. H. Swanson & Co., of Chi- opening a moving and talking ow in this city, under the man- of Mr. George Walker, of Chi- be called the Swanson theater. rmerly called the Lyceum thea- new concern are reported as ecured a lease upon the prop- wo years and they are Installing the most up-to-date machinery, s making many repairs and im- ts upon the theater. the various picture shows, as the regular tleaters. report a ral ruinof busin ess this season, no exceptional attractions are ured atany of thetheaters, ex- New Sun (Gus Sun, mgr,) who ng a line of higher priced acts aI for a town of this size. irbanks theater this season tin- anagement of Mr. Ketchem, for tine syndicate, is doing an In- usiness over that done by Mr. the same people. and Opera house (Springfield Co., proprs. and mgrs.) report a ness so far this season.-W. E. LLOW. it Springs (Ark.) Notes. ditorium theater under the man- of J. Frank Head had quite a its patrons during the past two excellent attractions. The eared on Monday, Oct. 19, to a ed audience, with a good cast. ct. 23, Al. H. Wilson, an old f Hot Springs, appeared in his rWhen Old New York Was a good hotise, and his songs *much enjoyed. on skatingrink opened for the winter season Monday, Nov. 2, management of Price, Tate & od. Ic theater,IwithHarryH. Hale er continmies to enjoy good with Its moving pictures and show---C'OHN. Salt Lake Notes. ern Pocahontas, the Indian act d its premiere at the Orpheum k, received some very flattering ices and seems to be an assured It was produced by Joseph Goss Howard, of the Orpheum staff, t the summer amoing the Ban- ans in Idaho, gathering material nging with the government for of seven Bannock braves. The duces Indian dances and cere- while depicting the story of a officer who loves the chief's He is captured while stealing iew with her in camp, and is d to the stake. While the war being executed in full authentic dress, the maiden succeeds in the chief's heart, and he per- to choose between the white her own people. She casts her he soldier, and the pipe of peace d to ratify the choice. The s excellent, having been painted ork at the cost of nearly $1,000. nma Rainey, who plays the is said to be three-fourths In- d is "a sure-enough" chief's r Winch of the Orpheum states Nov. 1 the bill will be increased timbers, and the full orchestra n at matinees. Grand, the Sanford Dodge Co. meeting with favor in The Three rs. w Auerbach theater Is growing he theater part of the building actically completed. The man- hope to open early in November. Goss, for many years stage man- the Orpheum, was married last Miss Clio Woolley of this city. s will accompany the Modern as Co. on the road, taking his ng, thus combining a business eymoon trip. Mr. Steve New- merly stage manager of the wil succeed him at the State use. Adams Kiskadden, mother of dams, Is at work on a new act eville, which will Include Bow- nson, formerly of the Musical S. The try out will be given RUFTS D. JOHNSON. Joliet (1ll.) No The Grand is outdoing quality of vaudeville acts this season, and they are1 ever attempted in Joliet. Mr. Goldberg, is putting money into talent, and if returns it is because loca are not appreciative. Wh of last week's bill were two were especially liked- novelty rifle shooting, i from the hardest positi sportsmen, mirror shootin shooting out a number of from the gallery, etc. The Mexican Zamora rousingly received. Miss Marie Nelson and who, with R. A. Gilbert comedy sketch this wee greeted at each performa membered as having playe Grand and the Joliet Ope the Howard Stock compa Miss Nelson was formerl as one of the team of Gu with Sully Guard. Lorene McNeill, the c making a hit here with h also causing some of the b able embarrassment, when verses of love ditty directe some prominent swain n ends with "Gee, Kid! Wh face so red?" It never dcwn" the house. The Sharrocks are givin ing act that for speed and to detail is surprising. WORLD man saw some tests given, and in no inst Sharrock fail to correctly given for identification.-H Weather Hurts F Webster City, The weather man put fall carnival festival at week. There was not a full program could be put the fore part of the week latter part. The Parker there under the auspices band, which lost on the v did the Parker company. in Trenton, Mo.. this w TUCKER. Lexington (Ky.) Notes. Nothing doing at Opera house the past week. Big business will doubtless be had Monday night, for Cohan & Harris' pro- duction of Forty-five Minutes from Broadway, which pleased big crowds last year. Tuesday night Wilton Lackaye in The Battle will be presented. The John Dunsmure Opera company present The Barber of Seville on Thurs- day night. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 8 and 9, Brewster's Millions. Vaudeville and M. P. The Hipp has had another week of ca- Inacity business and the violin playing of Miss Eula Brunella was one oftne finest turns yet offered here on the vaudeville stage, winning flattering comments from leading musi cians. The rest of tine bill was pleasing. Majestic has had a fair business during the week with talking pictures. Engage- ment with talking pictures closed Satur- day night. Three films and three illus- trated songs are offered for each perform- ance the ensuing week. Manager Platt is doing a splendid busi- ness with the Princess. Fair attendance is reported for the week at the Blue Grass.-F. San Antonio Notes. The Palace, the first theater in the city to put on the talking pictures, has changed back to the straight moving pic- tures again. The machine will be shipped to Atlanta, Ga., to be used in the play- house of the Weis Amusement Co.. which has the Cameraphone rights for the southern states. The Cameraphone Co. stated that they were unable to furnish films eneugh to houses In the same town without sending repeaters, and rather than exhibit the same set of films twice. thougnt It best to have only ene house in San Antonio. The Caneraphone thea- cr at 318 Hrustonstreet will be theonly Aalking picture sow in town now. Lyric Airdeme has been rented for severail weeks to l.a Fayette's Novelty Co.-DAVY CROCKETT, I well yesterday at the various theaters. None of the houses had to turn people away, for business has not been so good At the Lyric. however, a good crowdwas on handrto greet Eddie FOy in Ar. a- let of Broadway, conceded to heooneatf the best things he has done in a long time. At the Walnut, David Higgins In- tioduced a new play, Captain Clay of Missouri, which is pronounced a good Melodrama, and at the Olympic the rstock Colpany is doing accepably with a revival of Trilby. TieColumbia,wit a fistic bout as one of the star features, has a bill of agreeable old-timers. T e two melodrama houses, with Lillian Mortimer in her newest, A Girl's Best Friend, at Heuck's, and Chuck Connors the Lyceum, have been doing well The two burlesque shows are also pro- nounced to be good, Manchester's Crackerjacks at the Standard, and Fa Foster's burlesquers at People's. Tire German players entertained with a satire on American life. Sky-Scrapers at the Grand last night. Tonight that ever- popular idyl of tie farm, Way Down East. opens its annual engagement at the Grand. The Robinson played to standing room only and fthe other theaters did fairly well. The Times-Star still continues its at- tacks on the theaters. It says of the Lyric: "Eddie Foy's show is vulgar and stellar in no respect"; while the truth of the matter Is on all sides conceded to be that Foy is a success and its vehicle is very, very good.-CLARENCE g. HUNEY. Webster City (Ia.) Notes. At the Armory Opera house Tempest and Sunshine, 26, to good house. Man- ager Hyatt has closed a contract with one of the Savage compnnies for The Devil to ie brought here Nov. 18. At the Family theater moving piccre and vaudcville. Stonne & King lin the cs'medy sketchn entitled The Hebrew,'and the Kanuyv Kid, gave excellent satisfac tion. Manager Millorowsli Is now boo ig irsv audeville acts independent for histheatershere atFDesMines gndo Dodge. U-nique theater-Moving pictnires, good ,PVWdO.-GEO, C TU`CKER, It 10 IMPORTANT tes. Springfield (Ill.) Notes. itself in the Wine, Woman and Song, whi h played being put on here at the Majestic for four Perfora- by far the best ances last week, pleased. The manager, Young Buffalo in his new play, The a lot of good Sheriff of Angel Gulch, opened here Su. he don't get day night for four days to a packed I theater-goers house. ile all numbers The Imperial Stock company, which has conceded good, been at the Chatterton Opera house for Anna Vivian in the last week, closed their engagement ncluding shots here Sunday. Although a strong stck ons known to company, they did not meet with succes g by reflection, Burr McIntosh will give his illustrated lighted candles lecture, With Secretary Taft In the Orient, Thursday at the Chatterton Opera Family were house. Mr. Thornton and wife, who openedthe Jack Hawkins, popular Nicklette theatorium in this civ , give a little some time ago, will return to vaudeville c, are warmly again, where they are well known under nce, being re- the name of Cummings and Thornton d at both The The name of the sketch they will work in ra house with is entitled A Mail Order Wife. Theyleave ny last season. a host of friends in this city who wish y in vaudeville them success. ard and Nelson Paul Ashenbrinner, formerly of Chicago but who has recently been -onnected omedienne, is with The Empire theater in capacity of er singing, and musical director, has resigned to accept eaux consider- a similar position at The Gaiety. Mr , after several Ashenbrinner was married last fair week d apparently at to Miss Dollie De Mott, who will sing ear the stage, illustrated songs at The Gaiety. at makes your The Nickelodeon has been having falls to "bring packed houses every night. The Cubs and Tigers' film which they showed last g a mind read- Thursday was greeted with enthusiasm. correctness as Mr. F. H. Jebe, the trap drummer at THE SHOW the Majestic theater, has composed a of the hardest march entitled The Majestic, in honor of ance did Mine. Manager E. J. Karm of the Majestic name articles theater.-CARL SPENCER. . H. CARTER. estival. Omaha Notes. Ia., Oct. 31. The Burwood Stock company, playing a crimp in the The Devil, has broken all former records Atlantic last of consecutive playing in this city, com- day when the pleting their thirty-ninth performance of on. It rained the play on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The and snowed the go to Norfolk with the entire production shows were on the 29th, Columbus the 30th, and Fre- of the Atlantic mont the 31st. enture, as also Warfield in The Music Master at the The latter are Burwood, 29-31. Seat sale very heavy, eek.-GEO. C. The Boyd has given very good attrac- tions. The Witching Hour drew heavily. The Three Twins also. Seats for The Top o' th' World streamed out of the box office window. Notes:-Contrary to talk, the conces- sions at Krug Park, which amusement place was closed by the courts, are still on the grounds. Rumor had it that Man- ager Cole had shipped the various devices to other parks. With the building of a magnificent es In every $75,000 park boulevard around theshore of Lake Nakoma. near this city, it Is spondence Is possiblethe old lakewill yetbeapopular ities not yet place for an amusement park. Courtluod spondents of Beach, admirably located there, has lain idle for years and is going to ruin.- a of events, SMYTH. appenings in particulars Cincinnati Notes. Cincinnati, 0., Nov. 2. The week's attractions started out fair- CORRESPONDENTS WANTE Newspaper Men Preferred. HE SHOW WORLD is desirous of securing representativ n of the United States and Canada and to that end corre d from young men of good personal address in all commun d by this journal. We want energetic, wide-awake corre ss ability who will, acting as absolutely impartial observer - us with the latest and most reliable news of amusement h locality. Excellent opportunity. Liberal commissions. For s the News Editor, THE SHOW WORLD, Chicago.