Patrick, Warren A. (ed.) / Show world
(November 7, 1908)
LaDuque, W. A.
LaDuque's news and views of the roller skating world, pp. 20-21
THE SHOW WORLD Nvember 7, 1908. _ _4 RICHARDSON ROLLER SKATES 1"ThodK9d used in 80 per cent of the largest and most successful Rinks in ol 00Tn America and by all prominent Skaters of the world, We have everything pertaining to the Rink business. Write for catalogue. RICHARDSON BALL BEARING SKATE CO.,HI"CAGO, IL.I l ite at once for particulars, as all en- I tries close Nov. 19. First prize, $500.00; seeond prize, $300.00; third, $200.00; fourtl, $100.00; fifth, $50.00. 'Te Dixie rink, at Crawley, La., is still A ring a fair business and despite the weather conditions the crowds continue t gow, as the rink is being run in a mo nor which guarantees that the most fasrtidious persons will not be offended. Attractions of different kinds will be in- Ioduced from time to time. TheCeisem and Palace rinks at Bu- I'filoeatedoing fair business, but playing feteattractionsO. Manager P. K. White, of the Vicksburg, aiss., rink, opened last week to good business. The Majestic rink at Hattiesburg opened last week to fair business. Tyler & Berton are now making that hi)glt hit your hear about. A. R. M. A. rinks. Cnitillam& Clark, managers ofthe ('icscetrrink, Ottawa, Kans., report good i ess. The Auditorium rink at Hutchinson, Ks o., opened recently. Rink lists east of the Mississippi will furnished tomemneibers Allthese rinks ralice!and book attractions. The Auditorium rink at Washington, Id., opened to good bitsiness recently. ''Ihe weather having turned colder all lrough the iwest will make a great im- pareiment in the rink receipts in this tererit'. 11eff Bros. were the attraction at the star rink, Ft. Scott, Kans., recently, but lii ti attract the teowds as do the ,ititg attractions. the Coliseum rinks at Hammond, La- orto ani New Castle, Ind., all report gol brsiess. The Armory rink at Waukegan still otntiues to draw good crowds. R. W. illispie has purchased a half ilneret i tes kating rik now inoper- a9onat Armorybhall, Kenrnlev Nob.. and togethier with ..l. Gillson wv ill continue rite business in tire present stand. The tink trill be condiseted with a view to finisliing good, wholesome exercise and 1tmtusetment for orderly and respectable r11titig people. Disorderly condtuct will t tir tmle1ited and orjetioahl1 people ill not he permitted on the floor. The Lexington Rinks. Lexington, Ky., Nov. 1, 1908. Colisaeum rink has had a good week. Aelonlight skate on Monday night drew a goad crowd 'ad an even larger one trIn repeated Thursday night and Friday teap vear skate drew capacity sen~ Slatstdis' night, Hallowe'en mat- tuernde ecatrival with moonlht feat- brvnO h 1s 111bal thre lrrsiaess that couald I ',ecoinimodatpl MTstrmmttath rink has had a good week. rear parts Saturday night was a itsuccess Manaiement announces that it afternoo during the week, begin- -rlilsr Tdnisv Nmv 2,. Satuirday excepted, Idiesalimitted fre. Rink managers say 1tninlre aystwinter patrons are re- trirsirg tard tosirs new ones learning. RINK NEWS BRIEFLY TOLD Ontihn, Nheb.-The contrnetor is work- tigsrilt1 i1possbleiraste to hna the is - si(etsar"k cirmleted iv next a-ek. avisr ait t an expects to open the rollcr Rideswas' Brs Wnti. Stephens has trad it'tnen'ittsi for a skating rink tstlconduct tt itt tireopera itottso. Angntsl Ind-Meassrs. Etrl Teas and lt' Brokav lave opened a skating rink in tile old armor Re liestile(` Ill Tise nest Bollnsan Sli18tticest Mscottii avnee and First Drl .will 1e opened try V. T. Van Phillicothe, Mo.-Work toward tr com- Dletion of tie new roller skating rink t thecorner of Walmit iand Cllion streets is progressng The building is reing erectel is Walter Rense . s. lthariton. Ca- The skating rink, under il, rsarrageisserst of Dr, Greeno. Glis Pa sIo Bn nTT Sew vand Ro nHateIrn i lre e room on the lower floor of the puilittrlsem'Ple- opened last Friday. Terah a. Mr. Lifts will be in charge a tie new roller skatinggrinkatSteer's -laiouse- Standish. Mich.-Alex Page has fitted up his bowling alley into a skating rink. Delavan, WisWill Optiz, Geo. Ken- ney and Roy Lauderdale, of Elkhorn, pturchased a supply of roller skates and opened a rink in that city. Keokuk, Ia.-The Gate City skating rink, located in the Estes building, has (hanged hands, C. T. Worlet, of Canton, hiaving purchased the interest of 0. B. French. Ogden, Utah.-The 'Auditorium roller skating rink at Grant avenue was opened. The R. L. Mauzy Amusement Com- p ny's first international six-day roller skating contest will be held at the new Auditorium Denver, Colorado, November 23 to9, 1908. Fiist prize, $500; second prize, $800; third prize, $200; fourth prize, $100; fifth prize, $50. All prizes paid in gold. For extra entry blanks or further in- foriation, tddress R. L. Mauzy, presi- dent and treasurer, Elk's Club, Deniver, Colo. Entry fee, $10, payable before open- ing of contest. Entries close Nov. 19. These Theatoriums Thriving. Danville, Va., Oct. 27. The moving picture industry at Dan- ville, Va., seems to be thriving. The population of Danville will not exceed 22,000 and it can boast of having five moving picture shows in operation. On the south side there are three, The Pal- ace, The Dixie and The Gaiety. On the north side, The Gem and Nickelodeon. There are very few towns in the country of this size that can boast of five mov- ing picture shows and all doing fair busi- ess, except Gaiety, and they are doing capacity business. This is also one of the best theater-going towns in the country, considering size.. BECK TO PRODUCE DE KOVEN OPERETTA. The Magic Battle, with Book by Stanis- laus Stange, Scheduled for Early Production. Reginald DeKoven and Stanislaus Stange have complete d their first joint cntribution to vaudeville, under the title of The Magic Battle, which is now in ac- tive rehearsal and will open a wepkfrom next Monday. This one-riot comic opera is being staged by the Orpheum Circuit's Ptrodtiting_, Department, under M/artin Peck'speisonalsupervision, andhep rom- isos lhat it will be one of the most am- bitious half-hour offerings ever seen in vandeville. Among those selected for the cast ate Edith Bradford Iouise Taylor, Almon Knowles, L.orne McAdams, James C. S. TYLER. President Premier Roller Skating . tcL T Ses RINKS, PARKS, and Treasurer Attractl0ns * VAUDEVILLE Executive Offices; 1,1ersnrti,'a,______sTHE SHOW WORILLD American Association of Professional Exhibi_ 6I-6rusn .pera tion Roller Skaters (INCORPORATmE) CHICAGOu iLr, u S. A. MONOHAN Playing western V-audeville Time Open Time, After November 8th Ad. The Show World, Chicago Prof. Chas. S. Miss Bessie TYLER I& BERTON The Matinee Girl and the Professor AkReinedandSkillful Skating Production. Address, The Show World, Chicago E FRANK VERNON AmericasPremierRoller Saater. My Latest Creation and Novelty, Skating on Two Automobiles A strictly high class attraction. Address; W. A. LaDugue, Western Book ing Manager, or Samuel Winslow Skate Mfg. Co., Worcester, Mass. The Renowned Sterings Ages 6 and17. Famous BoyTrick and Fancy Roller Skaters. Starring in their original "Electric Whirl." Splits, Fancy Steps and Acrobatic Feats, Address, The Show World, Chicago Wastell and White RefinedandGraceful Trick, Fancy and Comedy Skatorial Ar- tists,iintroducing their new Singing and Dancing ac. The Hit of the Season. Changing program each performance. W F. LASALLE America's Accomplished Trick and Fancy Skater Introducing Coast of Death Ending with Flying Leaps over 12 chairs and 2 men. Address, CareTheShowWorld,Chicago. TL1II IIARRATS Presenting aHighClass Refined anI ElegantlyCostumedSketch entitled: "AN AFTERNOON ATTHE RINK" Working the greatest novelties in a skill- ful and interesting act, using the famous -Triangle Skates." Address, The Show World, Chicago JENNIE HOUGHTON Roller Skater. Refined, renowned artist travels on honestly won laurels. Isastar of high order. Pittsburg Herald says: "A marvel of grace and skill." Perma- nent address, The Show World, Chicago. "A SINGLE FACT OUTWEIGHS A THOUSAND CLAIMS" ED DELMARI AMERICA'SPREMIER SKATER. ADD. SHOW WOLD W. A. LaDUQUE The Dancing Skater featuri his famous Racing Dog, Major Dogse rpte inoriginal, novel andunique races. Meets allcomners. Furnish ownper Permanent Address, The Show orld. Chicago. Jack MiSSKatie May FOTCH AND BRADLEY Wonderful all-round Skating, introduc- ing Heine Gabooblie first time on Skates. The Laughing Hit. Artistic, Graceful Fancy Skating. Beautiful Costumes, Changes of Programme. Address THE SHOW WORLD, CHICAGO FOREIGN ATTRACTION Australia's Re- HECTOR DeSILVIA --fnic Skate Introducin hii new origination,on roller skates, Threading The Aurora Borealis, arepresentation of the Northern Lights and Streamers. A sight of Mystic Grandeur. First time presented to the Skating world. C. RAY SEVERANCE Trick and Fancy Skater, in His Daring DASH OF DEATH Down a 2 inch Gas Pipe 30 feet long, set on an angle of 45 degrees. Now Playing A. R. M. A. Rink Circuit STRASBURGER, the Great and BABY RUTH age 9 America's Favorite Skaters aid Dancers, featrinult and agl Dnng, ur- dle Jiutpinganid Backward Speed Ska ting Rink and \'audevilie Mgrs. write quick for open time, W. A. LaDuque, K. C. Headquarters H. A. SIMMONS ExpertandSpecialtySkater Fortopen time Spring and Summer. write 11ow to 731Broad Street.NeswYork Booked Solid for the Winter Season. If you are looking for a cheap act. save your postage FIELDING and CARLOS "Busy" as usual. Booking rinks after October 15th. Address, The Show World. Doyle, and a chorus of twelve dancing girls. The operetta will be under the musical direction of Albert Pell, with 1). L_. Hurt as stage manager. This will be the first musical-comedy act put forth by Mr. Beck's Producing Bureau, which has been developing some ncteworthy material, notably The Van Dyck, with Harrison Hunter; A Mountain Cinderella, with Julie Herne; The Old, Old Story, with Felice Morris, and Thirty Dollars, with Frank Nelson. RINK MANAGERS- We have a new chemical discovery for removing black grease and dirt from rink floors. Have used it in our own rinks for the past two seasons with the best of results. Keeps the floor in perfect con- dition and preserves the life of the wood. Price $1.50 per gallon. One gallon used according directions will properly clean ,0oo sq. ft. of floor surface. Make allremittancesto HAMMER BROTHERS, Iowa Something New-Original-Startling Master HARLEY A. MOORE Juvenile Skatorial Artist The phenomenal bi, wonder, doing difti- cult feats on his original triangtlar stilts. Now playing the Middle States. Address W. A. Lauque Kansas CityMissouri. or Chanute, Kansas. McLALLENS PLAYING VAUDEVILTE Open time near future Write quick for rink dates, The Show World, Chicago CHARLES LILLIAN FRAN KS Introducingan atthat has been heralded fromrcoast to coast for many years past. Lii1- liant heChildWnderhas no eual. Now booking through central states. W rite quick for dates. Care SHOW WORLD, Chicago TAYLOR TWIN SISTERS Renowned Fancy and Trick Skatorial Ar- tists. Featuring their Violins while skating. The Show World, Chicago. ADAMS BROS. Those Funny Roller Skate Comedians, Acrobatic Dancers. For Dates The Show World, Chicago. THE ROLLERS Skaters of the Highest Type antroducing their famous Waltz and many other original dancing steps. Both skating during entire exhibition. THE SHOW WORLD, Chicago. Address, 1632 Ellis St., San Francisco Charles 0. Kilpatrick Famous One = Legged TricK and Balancing SRater IncludingShootingAc ott Bicyclsr hit atall ParkstrodFairs. 'ritequick fordaesto 56 E. 47th St., Chicago BERTHA DOUD MACK --- -- RIGINAL - - Anna Held Premier Dancing Girlon Rollers 17 Months with Anna Held Parisian Model Company, featuring ame. Hlel's famous La Matchiche Dance. an up-to-date and original act beautifully costumed. OLDUS 6 MARSH Acrobatic, Novelty and Trick Skaters Featuring-The Coast of Death, lindfolded. Feintrig--The Great 'Rbe Perkins" Act. Fturini-io Top Mouiit Acts. Act aid costuies changed nightly. Busy all the time, but never too busy to answer letters. Address W. A. LaDuque, Mgr., Kansas City Headquarters. 21 ALO ast ,irdoil 0 blrIMs BiND CAR ptlii iiiES I