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Patrick, Warren A. (ed.) / Show world
(April 11, 1908)

LaDuque, W. A.
Roller skating rinks,   pp. 14-15


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April 11,1908.
THE SHOW WORLD
SOME OF OUR BOYS AT PITTSBURG
ori        The fastest racers in the country use our
nShpRol      Boxwood wheels. There are none better.
Our Rink Skates have captured Chicago.
W rite for catalogue.  .-. ..      .
Enmed CHICAGO ROLLER SKATE CO.,Ps.canalst.,Chicag-
RINK ATTRACTIONS
THAT DRAW.
The Matinee Girl and the Professor
MISS BESSIE BERTON and PROF. CHAS. S. TYLER
Youcannot make any mistake. Open time after April 18th. Address: SHOW WORLD, CHICAGO
W. A. aDQUE
Featuring
Major Duke of l-learts
the famous racing dog Performing in Novel and Original races, including High Class and
Artistic Skating. Furnish my ownpaper. Address: SHOW WORLD, CHICACO
JENNIE HO UGH TON
ROLLER SKATER
Refined, Renowned, Artistic-Travels on honestly won laurels
-is a star of high order. Pittsburg Herald says: A marvel of
grace and skill. Permanent Address, The Show World, Chicago
AT LIBERLTY
Up=to=Date               Rink          Manager
Seven Years Experience in Summer and Winter Resorts
Address N. B., care American IinK Mgrs.' Assn., 65 Grand Opera
House Bldg., Chicago
Grace Wilson in Vaudeville.
Everything in NEW      and S.H.     Grace Wilson will continue in vaudeville
and will not be connected with The Show
Girl company, as satisfactory arrangements
Motion  ictur      coulde not be perfected. Miss WVilson is a
b eantiful and talented young woman, for
Machines             whom    a bright future is predicted, and
when with The Show     Girl company    last
Films,Stereopticons,Song   year she received some flattering press no-
Slides and Supplies. Same    tices throughout the west, the critics main-
 anted. Catalogues free,      taining that a strong leading part would
Harbach & Co., 809 Filbert St., Phila, Pa.  btter permit a demonstration of her abil-
'itie.
AMERICAN RINK MANAGERS' ASSOCIATION.
Owing to the enthusiastic manner in which prom Rink Managers throughout
the lanted States have been calling for an organization that will enroll and co-
operate allothe Roller Rinkls a formiation has resulted of the American Rink Man1-
agers' Association with headquiarters in Chicago.
ThePiSl Associationaplans are toe reac eaetl Rink Managers throngh te colum1swo
One President, six Vice _Presidents, one State Secretary; forming a separate organ-
ization in each state, with general headquarters in Chicago for the present. Official
headquarters to be voted for and decidecd ot at first general election by the officers
of each state. Votes will weigh according to number of members controlled by
such state.
It will be the duty of each state secretary to push the enrollment of as many
new tmemsbers as possible (all rink employees being eligible) and forward them to
the secretary in Chicago with the purpose of getting the general headquarters in
their state for the ensuing year. Stationety, blanks, reference hand-books, cards,
etc., will be supilied to each state secretary. The hand-book will be worth many
tisces lice price of mentbership fee.
TilESHOW   WORI.D tTB. CO. want to make their Rink Deparitent such that
It will cover all branches of the rink business and will co-operate in every way
possible to further the interests of the Association and make it a success. There-
fote, the Association hopes to receive the hearty support from all Rink Managers
who want to build up and prolong the rink business and affiliate with all Skating
and Athletic Unions in America.
A tminimsmin charge is made of $1.00 a year, which will entitle members to the
h~eftl of lice A-ociaion.
TinIt this will met wi  the hearty approval of Rink Managers in organizing
memsber in their state. The attach-d application blank catn be filled in and for-
warded to W. A. LaDuque, Secy. and Treas., 65 Grand Opera House, Chicago.
Atinni -,lioction Hanks will he sent upon request.
APPLICATION FOR MEMBERvI-tIP IN THE
AMERICAN RINK MANAGERS' ASSOCIATION, U. S. A.
W. A. LADUQUE, Sec.-Treas.                         65 Grand Opera House Bldg.
Dear Sir:                                          Chicago
Enclosed find $1.00 which please accept for one year's membership in the
AMERICAN RINK MANAGERS' ASSOCIATION, U. S. A.
Please send me member's card of honor by return mail.
am_   _   _      of the                   at
POsITION            ROLLER RINK             CITY         STATE
Yours very truly,
Namue _
flouse address
CUT OUT AND MAIL
CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT
This department II designed for the
benefit of managers seeking help and mem-
bers of the profession seeking employment.
To thie latter we extend our classified col-
I'mns at a rate so low as to barely cover
thle cost of type composition.  Under the
caption SITUATIONS WANTED the rate Is
FIVE CENTS A LINE, averaging seven
words to each line.    Under the Caption
HELP WANTED the rate is TEN CENTS
A LINE. These rates are for single Inser-
tions, and no discount will be allowed.
Cash or money order must accompany copy
in each instance. Advertisements for In-
sertion In the classified department other
than  HELP    WANTED     or SITUATIONS
WANTEI) will be charged at the regular
rate, FIFTEEN   CENTS A LINE. subject
to regular discounts for long time contracts.
BOOKING AGENTS.
Amusement Booking Association (Inc.), J.
F. McGrail, Pres. and Gent. Mgr., 167
Dearborn St., Suite 712, Chicago. Book-
ing high-class vaudeville.
A . E. Meyers, 167 Dearborn St., Chicago.
Can place good acts on all of the big
circuits. If you want the good time, see
me.
HOTELS.
Revere House- European plan, under new
management. Remodeled and refurnished
throughout. Three minutes from heart of
city. Telephone in every room. Corner
Clark and Michigan Sts., Chicago.
Allen Joins Campbell Bros. Shows.
Ed Allen, the circus clown, with Gollmar
iros. last year, will leave Waukegan, Ill.,
shotIy to join tie Camll Bros. circus,
with which lie will b' identifiled the coming
Season. Mr. Allen is working out some new
ideas for his act, which will   b-a decided
novelty.
Kleine Sells Kalem Holdings.
Sanue Long, vice-residente oft e Kalen
Co.. caine to Chticago last wecek at Georgec
Kleines invitation, and purchased all his
stockc in thn Kalett Co. Titers was no dif-
hcctv in, consiummsatinsg the deal, as Mr.
ielne realized s t there tas  sae incoti-
gruity in his position as stockholder of the
Kalem Co. and his afliliation with the inde-
pendent movement.
As Mr. Kleine had resigned the presi-
dency of the Kalen Co. imncediately after
ite Buffalo convention this severs the last
connecting link between him and the asso-
ciated manufacturers and renters, placing
his interests entirely in the independent
field.
Gamont Arrives in America.
Leon Gaomort, fonser of the house of
GaumiontI, otisof the oldest and largest man-
ufacturers of picture films in the world, ar-
rived in New York Saturday, April 4, to
confer with George Kleine, president of the
Kleine Optical Co., regarding the film sit-
u-acion in tle Iunited States. While in the
uited States, Mr. Gaumont ittetids to in-
vestigate the possibilities of the -Chrono-
phone, which is one of his hobbies, and he
is an enthusiastic believer in the future of
the nmoving picture machine in comobinations
with sound reproduction.
Open New   Gem   Theater.
Jones, Linick & Schaefer added another
theater to their long string, when    they
opened the New Gemi, at 312 State street, Chi-
cago, Saturday, April 4, devoted to vaude-
ville and moving pictures. There are two
shifts of acts, using two singles and one
double, illustrated songs and pictures each
show. The bookings are made through the
Doyle agency.
Schaefer to Build Theater.
Peter J. Schaefer is erecing a new vaude-
stileG theater on the northwest side, corner
Washtenaw   St. and North Ave., Chicago.
The place will cost $35,000, have a seating
capacity of 700, pclay'ing three shsowss daily.
Fred Shafer 1ill be the nanager, and the
bookings will be toads through the Doyle
agency.
One-Ring Circus for Parks.
The well known announcer, Thomas Ran-
Iua, whose fine appearance and wonderful
Niee tins been a featuire with sevscat of
the big tented shows for several years past,
will manage a one-ring circus, playing park
and fair dates. The program    will be ar-
ranged to suit either presentation oin the
stage in parks or in front of the grand
stand otn fair grounds, and will include
Mime. Holloway, driving     the  handsome
brown mare, American Girl, in a buggy me-
nage; the high school horses Comet and
Itappy; combination bare back act; jockey
and ridingact; conmedy riding act; perforni-
Illug dogs andt donckey, tumblinig, etc. There
is inot a weak spot on the program, and
Mrt. R~ankine's idea of furnishing a coni-
tpete show of sterling merit will no doubt
mieet with tihs approval of pant and fair
managers. The show     is being booked by
Mi-s Ethel Robinson, of the Western Vau-
deille Managers' Association.
Edwin B. Barnes, the well known rink
manager, late of the National Park Pa-
vilion skating rink of Vicksburg, Miss., is
now across the pond with C. P. Crawford,
managing the Hippodrome skating rink of
Llandudno, Wales.
AT LIBERTY
ONE OF THE BEST KNOWN
RINK MANAGERS
IN THE COUNTR Y
Up=to-the-minute in every detail of rink
management, organization and construction.
Address ''MANAGER," care SHOW                WORLD
An Exceptionally Liberal Proposition on
Edison Kinetoscopes,
Underwriter's Model Listing at $175.00.
The Goods are all New and for cash we will make the
Price Right.
POWERS & HENRY CO. = Pittsburg, Pa.
CIRCUS OWNERS CUT THIS OUT!
Circus proprietors run great hazards. You are liable at any time to
lose your property through fires, wrecks, cyclones, etc. I can ship you
on an hour's notice all kinds of circus and menagerie property for rail-
road or wagon shows. I shall be in Geneva this summer and have a per-
manent representative here also  Write for catalogue now.  If not in
need of show property now, remember that it is well to be prepared for
any emergency. I will also purchase or loan money on all kinds of
circus property in any part of the world.
WALTER L. MAIN                     Geneva, Ohio
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