Patrick, Warren A. (ed.) / Show world
(September 21, 1907)
Vaudeville, pp. 42 ff.
42 THE SHOW WORLD September 21, 1907 RHODA ROYAL, General Director CHARLES B. FREDERICKS, BusinessManager A HIGH CLASS USEMENT ORGANIZATION M. er Tomi Tul'iinb (Countess fte eairs 1i yFlirenc Ziefild.\t AP~AUSPICES O \1agri), is relieving the strain of daily itempest will remain in The Follies of 1907 e ea appearances on the stage by holding pri- for the nonce, and then will be on view vale receptions for the women of the as th rn Ia o nanwmsclO ui r g am towns she visits, at which the clever productin dwarf gives a short talk on Christian Science, of which she is a disciple. J. H. W. Byrne recently inaugurated his season at Mannion's Park, St. Louis, Display No. 1 Rose Royal and her V10,000 statue horse, and has bookings for twenty-six consec- Aue n nov1y i Ithoda will be a feature in vaudeville during the tive weeks to follow. cting season. *oa Blc * **R I orse Hus rs in disic onovti entiiled, The Gathering of the Garlands." The Crotty Trio, who do a singing and Carl Brentlinger, stage manager of the Part II lancing specialty. announce that their act Varieties, Terre Haute, Ind., is spending "The Game of the Hose," the favorite pastime <f 1trt'rdv 5onsef 11s been refurnished and that new cos- his vacation in Chicago. the South African Desert, requiring marvelous ls'ttir slip in an tuiiies and scenery have been added. * * effort to gain supremacy in the friendly contest, Dixon, Bowers & Dixon played The Ar- The Two Franciscos recently intro- Kan-Saw Fiddler recently at Four Mile duced their new act at the Majestic thea- Display No. 2 Creek Park. Erie, Pa. ter and are now busily engaged securing 'Thse lonoin Brothe in a series of I9.a clehtis nd homer- *bookings for the fall and winter season.Te lnidaBrtrsinaeisofIn Harry Gage still continues to draw with Tos gyr'timinitte Revolving ladder his monologue, The Rural Philosopher. The Garden City Trio opened recently DisplayNo. 3 ***with The Mysterious Burglar Company. Dipa No3 Mackie, Murphy & Mack have been play- * * * A triple bounding barebacked jock' .xlhilition in conitnctive tog through Tennessee with their successful Arthur Manning. formerly of the team achievements on the back of a running steed, assisted by their canine comedy, My Son Tommy of Manning & LeVerne, who style them- pet. McCree-Davenport Troupe. Al Barnes. magician and juggler, is play- seles The Fash Plat Boys annoute in an engagement on the Nash circuit, that he has severed partnership with Display No. 4 n * t Edward LeVerne. Mr. Manning adds that Paul Brachard, the world's greatest contortionist in a series of Frederick V. Bowers. tenor and song- 1ie is at present rehearsing a new act amazing physical culture exhibitions. writer, is the feature of College Days, a with Lula Howard. miniature niusical comedy that is being well * * * received in vaudeville. Pauline Russell, who has been playing Display No. 5 * *fairs in the north, western and southern Superb Quadruple flaiSchool display of equestrianism by four Harry Davenport and Phyllis Rankin are s is atnprsnt aein an engagr- superb, perfectl ' had m nv- ,r ridden by Miss Carrie appearing together in Mr. Davenport's or- ment at Wonderland Park, Boston, Mass. Norenberg nl 1II 1'. : 1 hi. He'ruth and lu McCree. iginal farce, The Goddess. * * * Valerie Berger* wil remain in vaude- E. L. Johnson, manager of the Lyric. Display No. 6 ville and is ooked solidfor fifty-two weeks the Sullivan-Considine house at Cleve- The Tasu nin Iropoe .' h- ii 'lw . TIe acme She will offer three sketches, The Mountain land, was in Chicago last week on a of aerial nIi t ... I n w It . . l,Iis assisted b' the Rat. The Morning arter the Play and Mar- combined business and pleasure trip, devil's disciple twist and wlirl at ai trriil rate of speed while sus- jorie Chooses. * * pended at dizzy heights only by their teeth. * * * Maae aes L. Lederer announces A vatideville fealture, entitled The Girl Manager Jame L.Ldrrrnone in the Clouds styled a new scenic sensa- that the Star theater, which is on Mil- Display No. 7 tional novelty, was lately produced by Wil- waukee avenue, will open the last of An invertebrate artist in refined and amazing contortions on the lion Woods in New York. Mr. Woods September. During the summer the A netbaeats nrfndadaaigcnotoso h is the miinager of the Broadway theater theater has been closed and has under- high wire-Miss Annie Sutton. in that city, gone improvements that cost $35,000 un- * * til now it is a Class 5 house with a Display No.8 George Jenney was a visitor at the offices seating capacity of 1,600. The price of Dashing and bewitching principal bareback riding by two of Eng- of the Western Vaudeville Managers' Asso- admission will range from ten to fifty land's fiire-st queens of the arena, Miss Davenport and Miss Fantelle. ciation last wveekt. and wvas very much en- gaged booking acts for the Wheaton Coun- cents, and the acts will be booked through tr Fair, which will be the last word in the William Morris office. Display No. 9 entertainment. * i * A superb program of astonishing aerial sensations, denoting unex- Willard Newell has recently completed thti Ill is behdwa t p eto thes fac ampled bravery and phenomenal training. The nicest of judgment a one-act spectacular melodrama for Miller, taitsbendohrcisoftsiz-allied with the most wonderful agility in itiny ,xlloits of a the Handcuff King, entitled The Lost Nug- in amuisement for the people, and a new peculiarly hazardous character. The Delno Troupe. get. The sketch wvill enlist the services vaudeville theater and an amu~sement of efty people. park are among the projects along this * * line. A Klaw & Erlanger representative DisplayNo. 10 Hanley & Sterling announce that they has been looking over the field for a site Four horse Liberty and trick act, displaying thie, v rpinnacle of have a new sketch, and that it is one of for a theater and Chicago men will run equine education and mastery of man. Trained itl presented by the different kind. A few sketches of "the the park. America's most famous horseman, Mr. Rhoda Royal. different kind" would be appreciated. a a * Thomas R. Henry, who so successfully Display No. 11 Erynt Seill. msial insrel. hv~conducted the Empire theater at Albany. been playing parks, during the summer, and N Y. last season, has been transferred A marvelous and daring exhibition of Wild West and Rough Riding eve ty ha paed to' Toronto, where the Columbia Amuse- by John Agge. in whose hands the most stubbori and intractable r p * ment Company, which controls forty the- horses are but bending brass. A representative of Klaw & Erlanger aters. including the Empire, is building a DisplayNo. 12 has been looking over the field in Gales- new house of amusement. DslyN .1 htirs been, loithga ove t uldinga* * * A clever convocation of clown celebrities, single and en masse, in vaudeville house there to become part of Florence Rockwell has been re-engaged antics and absurdities calculated to cause convulsions of merriment. theiwesern ircit.for the New York run of The Round-UP. their western circuit. Miss Rockwell's performance still consti- DisplayNo. 13 5 5 *tubes a pleasurable remembrance. Elsie Harvey, who opens her vaudeville t r m cThe world's most'wonderful acrobatic act, introducing ladies and season shortly, promises something novel Plans are being prepared for a handsome gentlemen in full evening dress, executing the most intricate and inth't- danicing line. Miss Harvey will be new theater at Halsted and Sixty-second difficult ftats ever attempted. The Vain Dienians. assisted by the Fields Brothers. streets for the Englewood Stock Company. * es * * * .Display No. 14 Corinne has joined the vaudeville stars. A rumor. Will J. Davis, manager of the Miss Rose Roynl politely proffers the Arabian Aristocrat and her * * 0n 1theat, an AddisondC Thomas Floral Cort. A unique Parisian Creation. The Elinore Sisters are presenting a will build a theater in Gary. Id. new skit at the Keith houses.* n h eHarry Clay Blaney will star next season Display No. 15 in the role of Willie Live in The Boy De- Animated and artistic poses on the bare back of unbridled and run- Blanche Sloan, sister of Tod Sloan, teetive, one of Charles E. Blaney's latest ning horses. Reno McCree and Lulu Davenport. was the headliner at Luna Park, Scran- contributions to the elevation of the drama. ton. Pa., last week. Miss Sloan is said I *I tonbe an intrepid aerial acrobat. On the return of Edna Wallace Hopper Display No. 16 a a from the other side that chic comedienne Comic antics performed on the back of an electrified Mule, equalling Max Goldberg, proprietor ofthe Grand ill resume her role in Fifty Miles from the skill of the most noted bareback riders. George Crandall. theater. Joliet, Ill., has purchased the * * _ Sans block of that city for $65,000 and James T. Powers will continue nextseason will put in a vaudeville theater. He x in the English musical comedy, The BlueIN 30 FOOT RING pects to have the new house ready by Moon. the fall. * * * Charles Bigelow, who has had such an The Sullivan & Coisidine Novelty.Com amicable time in Anna Held's company, will W 0Orth l pany, of Seattle, Wash., is erecting a the- appear in the new musical extravaganze, N o Booking ater ol Curtis street between Sixteenth The Show Man, the joint production of and Seventeenth streets. Denver, Colo., Reginald DeKoven and Stanislas Stange. *., that will cost $00,000. * * * * Isabel Irving will tour the vest during andinterSeason9O 7=08 TTarrv Rush Raver was in Chicago last the coming season In The Girl who Has week and secured several attractions for Everything, one of Eleanor Robson's dis- - 11he Ak-Sar-Ben Fall Festival at Omaha. cards. Is drs t A-re aFsv aO h cr * * * Correspondence Solicited from Amusement Committees. Address The Moline theater at Moline, Ill., Prince Pavitra Kumar Bose, late of the opened recently with meritorious acts Punjab of India, has been engaged by CHARLES B. FREDERICKS, Business Manager hooked through the William Morris of- Mbanager Herbert C. Duce of the Garrick fices. Charles Kindt is the resident man- theater as a box valet. The cause of the i E O A I = O R I C S ~l bedC Prince i India aieisfor romanre eav in THE ROYAL IN=DOOR CIRCUS rai ager. * *extreme. He fell in lov'e with a pretty girl Casey &Craney passedthrotigh Chicago below his own caste, and his parents cast him off. He then decided to come to 65 Grand Opera House Bldg., CHICAGO last week en route for Dayton. 0. The America, where he could gain an education team announce that their new act is and sufficient of the wherewithal to send Long Distance Telephone Central 1577 meeting with universal success. for the little dark-eyed Indian maiden. * * * The prince is always garbed in white umi- Florence Tempest. of the team of Tem- form and turban and has charge of all pest nnd Sunshine, was signed last week box parties in the playhouse.