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Patrick, Warren A. (ed.) / Show world
(July 17, 1909)

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MISSISSIPPI.
Greenwood-A new opera house
will be built here. It will cost $30,000.
Meridian-The bill at the Woodford
beautiful canvasctheater thelast half
of last week consisted of Abbott,
Clayne & Co., J. R. Willis, Swift &
Casey, Mrs. John Woodford and the
Tentograph.
MISSOURI.
..Maitland-  arion Hughes will open
a cheap theater.
Columbia-O B. Wilson will make
extensive improvements in the Broad-
way theater. T. C. Hall will erect a
picture theater on North Ninth street.
St. Louis- Eugene    and   Harry
Freidn will erect a motion picture
theater, to cost $10,000. Mrs. Eliza-
bethDwyer will erect one at a cost
of $50,000.
MONTANA.
Miles City-Frank Elles and C. H.
Foster will open a picture theater.
Missoula-The Isis theater opened
auspiciously and has been packing 'em
in at every performance.
Butte-H. Walter Van Dyke has
made a public announcement that he
is in no way connected with a suit
regarding the Family theater.
NEBRASKA.
Kearney-The work of remodeling
the opera house began last week.
Fremont-J. W. Glenn, who sold
the Bijou Dream theater to the Clark
Brothers of Walnut, Iowa, about six
weeks ago, has repurchased the popu-
lar little play house. Mr. Glenn is
making new improvements in the in-
terior, has become a member of a new
film association and promises a better
class of pictures in the future.-PER-
KINS.
NEW YORK.
Medina-The new ground floor the-
ater is nearing completion.
New York-Robert J. Mahoney will
erect a theater at 477 Willis avenue-
the Bronx.
Utica-Ford S. Anderson, manager
of the Orphem theater, is abroad for
his vacation. He is accompanied by
his mother,
Niagara Falls-Joseph Puni has pur-
chased the Grand in the East End.
Charles H. Rosskam's Chicago Stock
Company offered "The Devil" the last
half of last week.
Ithica-M. M. Gunstadt, manager
of the Lyceum, is spending the month
of July at Glenwood-on-Cayuga with
his family.  Nellie Collins has re-
turned Chicago after a successful year
in stock.
Glens Falls-Phil Mahers' stock
company, playing at the Empire the-
ater, closed Saturday night after a
: season of two weeks to poor business.
i The company _as not up to the cali-
bre expected and the people did not
get interested in their productions.
The regular season opens August 2.-
HEALY.
. Gloversville-.Harry Jacoby has re-
signed his position as piano player at
the Family theater to accept a sim-
ilar Positionat he Rustictheaterat
Sacandaga Park.  He will probably
return to the Family theater at the
end of the season. Leon Darling of
this city has taken his place at the
Family. Harry Howard, who has
been playing the drums at the Family
the past season. has resigned to ac-
cept a position at Asbury Park for
the summer.
OW WORLD
First Class Houses, save those directly operated
by Owners of Licensed Exchanges, are now using
INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILMS
and are being supplied by a Direct Buying Establishment and
distributing office, handling Exclusive High Class Business.
CAN SUPPLY ONE MORE CUSTOMER
Consolidated Amusement Company
(Incorporated)
28 W. Lexington Street, BALTIMORE, MD.
118-122 Randolph St.
CHICAGO
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Schenectady-Joseph Weber, man-
ager of the Mohawk theater, was here
last week completing arrangements
for the opening of the next regular
season of vaudeville on Labor Day.
The bills will be changed twice a
week, the management alternating
with Proctor's Albany theater. The
Empire theater will open with bur-
lesque from the Western Wheel late
in August under the local manage-
metof William Buck, wnomanaged
the house last season. Moving pic-
tures at the Empire were tried for a
coupleaoftweeksthis summer, but the
venture was not a success.-HEALY.
OHIO.
Bellaire-J. R. Wyatt will erect a
moving picture theater.
Sandusky-AugusteSchmidt, Jr., will
build a $10,000 thneater on Market
street.
Geneva-The Family theater has
reopened after being closed for sev-
eral weeks.
Holgate-James C. Fast is making
arrangements to open a moving pic-
ture theater.
New Lexington-Arthur Gruber is
preparing to open a moving picture
theater in this city.
Fostoria-William  Stansbury  has
bought the Bijou and will change the
name of the house.
Mansfield-The east room of the
building will be made into a lobby
for the Memorial opera house.
Portsmouth-J. F. Potts, manager
of the Arcana theater, was called
home from Michigan by the illness of
his wife, who is better now.
Ashtabula-Marnager E. M. Vine of
the Lyceun states that the season
will open August 24 with the annual
appearance of Field's Minstrels. Field
has opened the local season for a
number of years.
Greenville-Architects Howard &
Merriam, of Columbus, have prepared
plans for the erection of a $100,000
memorial building at Greenville. The
building will include a large audi-
torium, seating 1,200 people.
Cleveland-This year the Opera
House will have one of the earliest
openings in its history. McIntyre &
Heath in a new musical comedy will
start the regular fall season on August
23. The production will be one of
Klaw & Erlanger's attractions and A.
L. Erlanger will be on hand to direct
rehearsals and see his play get under
way.
OKLAHOMA.
Okmulgee-T. C. Harris and others
will erect a $50,000 theater.
McAlester-"The Bell Boy" pleased
packed houses at the Star airdome
July 4-10. The Marie Nelson Com-
pany is there this week. The Mystic
airdome closed on account of poor
business. The Yale theater is doing
well with pictures.-BURTON.
OREGON.
Penidleton-TR .New Oregonthea-
terwillberemodeled. Agallery will
be added along with otAner improve-
meint.
Portland-"The Blue louse" is at
the Lyrictnis week. Marie Doro was
at the Bungalow Tuly 12-15 in "The
Morals of Marcus."
PENNSYLVANIA.
Philadelphia-Arthur Blackburn will
build a picture theater.
Pottsville-J. J. Loughran of Hazel-
ton is negotiating for the purchase of
WYOMING.
Cheyenne-The ministerial associa-
tion is opposing the revocation of the
ordinance prohibiting theatrical per-
formances on Sunday.
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property here on which he plans to
build a $50,000 vaudeville theater.
Holidaysburg-The Pastime thea-
ter, owned by Louis Craine, was com-
pletely destroyed by fire.
Williamsport-The Royal Opera
company, direction of Charles Van
Dyne, have completed a six weeks'
engagement in summer opera at the
Family  theater, Williamsport, Pa.
The company has been together since
February, when they   opened   and
played ten weeks of opera at the
Darling theater, Gloversville, follow-
ing it with three weeks in Elmira.
Director Van Dyne has several other
offers under consideration for opera.
TEXAS.
Brenham-Simon & Jenison recent-
ly opened a picture theater.
Houston-The    contract for the
brick work of the Majestic was let.
The roof of the stage has been com-
pleted.
Sulphur Springs-The new $17,000'
opera house being erected on Jeffer-
son street is nearing completion and is
a credit to a city twice the size of
Sulphur Springs. The stage is the
largest in northeast Texas and the
seating capacity is nearly 1,000.
WEST VIRGINIA.
Wheeling-The     moving   picture
business continues good.
Fairmont-The Barkroot Carnival
Company will appear here for a
week soon under the auspices of the
Maccabees.
Huntington.-The Camden Park
Amusement Company, to furnish
amusement to the delight of the elite
and the hoi polloi of Huntington, was
incorporated. The capital stock is
$50,000. of which $600 has been sub-
scribed, and $60 paid. The incorpor-
ators are : H. 0. Via, F. A. Wey-
mouth, A. 0. Miller, Boyd Jarrell, C.
C. Remele and Clatd Davis, of Hunt-
ington.
WISCONSIN.
Monroe-An amusement park is be-
ing planned.
Lancaster-Walter Knox has pur-
chased the Orpheum theater.
Sextonville-'Under  the  Harvest
Moon" wviil opeon the season at the
opera house August 26.
Racine-The Racine theater, under
the management of Messrs. Gillen &
Armstrong, which has been running
vaudeville for the past six weeks,
closed July 7. Before the next open-
ing the house will be thorouahlv re-
modeled and decorated.-PRAMER.
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