Patrick, Warren A. (ed.) / Show world
(January 23, 1909)
American Gaumont offers four reels, p. 6
Aida prolongs death, constable outwitted, p. 6
THE SHOW WORLD January 23. 1909. AMERICAN GAUMONT AIDA PROLONGS DEATH, F V OFFERS FOUR REELS CONSTABLE OUTWITTED Frank W. Jones Says their Machine is not Affected by the Patents New Method of Avoiding Legal Attachment Invented by an Opera of the Combine. Company. Frki V. Joni's, CIica-go ageIt oif (1he Ati!.;[ (amnttont Co., stateid last n1ighIt th:[t hiI comopaniY, which coil- iltidalii1e( hnI.( li llpl nt CO..1 W I i 1 : ti-tures for the indetelndent faction. 'rthe Amaericain (aimont Co. is an (duoI, coroitiott wxitht ge-itl offices it Iit, i l:til, 0 < IttoRo ert Meisson, for- taor nyor of Cleveland, is the presi- d-ni Mr. Jones said: (ti compnil has contracts a ith talcuo (Ifrttneit nuetiilt wh-icihl xx- calise till li "itet(imoist hiatents wlich are ''g'isti'rird its Watshingctn. Our- machinxe Works with camxs, wchieu-h in no way af- fe'Ls the pittt(it Is of the combine. ciio's i'iics still hiave tenl y-ears to citi. A\, 'Irie inoix ill aI positionl to tui n oitt 100.000 feet of film, atnd can ill- clseI that tenfold ont short notice. Its adldition. we have arranged for the hiandlinig of tie piroducet of prlomnitenlt Europileatn manuftacit're'rs, Inc'luing 01nt (Ic-caiil ,aiu xxiii also conitrol the ocut- put of oine' American manufacturer of itate. Whose name I do not care to divili- at the present time. "tohil1'\t Ieon Gatmnont is a heasy stoc-kholider iln the Americanci ompii' 1e biio means coitrols same tiod if lie' xwishies to staty into the combine xx-i1ii his French product it Will in no wvay affeit the' condtict of titi' Ama rican Comnpans. New I)ewey is Assured. tinneapolis, linn., Jan. IS. Mgr. Archie Miller of the )e'wey since returning from a consultation with 1ITorman Feir at iilwaukee an- nounces that the new De'o-ey is a sure thin-. He states that a site Will at olee he decided upotn oil either Third or Fourth street, betweetn Iennepin inid First Avellue South. i isw iraounced that the auilding ali xviii cost $150.000, an,, ill be unm1pletedi for August opening. ltirtin Peck wvill arrive here to-mor- rowx mnlpeing from Chicago and it un- itirstood will inxestigate the interest- ti' vaudeville sitiuation in this city. Witht Mr. Peck oni his private car Will he Mark A. tuescier, general press represitatixe of the Orpheum circuit aInd it Caisey of New York.-BARNES. Aiken Signs Agreement. F. C. Aiken, %ice-president of the' Theater Film Service, Chicago, stated iliat lie had signed the license agree- mintt of the Motion Picture Patents Co., and that lie considered it the only solution of current film problems and the harmonizing of the present chaotic state of aff"is. HI said: I am much pleased thlt the bisi'ss is to be STUDENTS MAKE MERRY WITH BOSTON BELLES. regulint-d' fond conlfidently believe thlt licensid (Ie-ixclutntges aid theatirs will be greiatly betn-eitted hY the 'xercise of .ilii'iur cgitmilit I litixe sigited tild till mr' cit tole ers liutie sig il of Ite- intention of taking licenses'." New' Play for Halkett. Quincy, Ill., Jan. 20. Mrs. Chailes T. Dazey. wife of the author of 11i old Kentucky," departed Monday e einilag for St. Louis to join her iustalsaind, vho has just completed a nxew Itlay for Jasme's K. Ifackett. The play has not been named. it will be rehtearsed by NMr. Hackett duri the St. L~otus enxgagemsentt atxd may be "triedI oil the dlog'' in tixe near future. Dizey is a resitlent of Quincy-, and was born and roared here. During the past fewx years, hioweer, lie has dix-ided his time hetwvi'th iis city- anxd N\exx- York. -S( 10 :-.\ EMTA N. Iinnlenipolis T. M. A. Notes. Tiert Fitzgerald, one of the local memlilrs, passed through here last xweak on iis Fax- t0 join Joseh lart & Co. in Ilie tiuttrit- 'Winnier playhug . N. r N uittig, owner of te Lyric. is to bxe-conme 'I aihonsorary member of t1e 10-t1 lodge. Most of the business staff of the intx Milis xwill join in the near future. P'reparattions are going along nicely for 1li lientelit the 10dge is to have at tll, Me'tropolitan, Feb. 5. wh-lich will raise fulds to entertain the convention tehl here next Algust. All tie local houses antid booking agencies wxill be well represented by acts.-BARNE9S Prince Hagen Produced. Sits Fitiiseet. Jiti 12. The prodution of Tptteon Sincliri's ixe' fzntfasti( dramani enltitl'd Prince Hkge~n took la last evening fit the' Vile i it fl t ter. I'nlfmltunalit tly the neow pdlay m1et with lhitke bY the cr'ities, who delre ii it flilure in seveIr'tl cespects. Its ole ridhenling fealture" being the( third net wxhitih is strong in uitili- lines. A largo fond fillhionaldo nudience was Oil hand to give both plty and author i rousig reception, find alfter the first atct ill. iin l I c wit ialsi ol iged to iake i ii li-. Tli incid-ti l music to iliniN IgNvwas one of t1e tiits of the evinl- in . This wais comlposed speially hy Alr. Illlr, the( popularI conductor of the Val- ut if( 0rI w len. Sne ,inl rnlise, Is du1e ,,f. , Robot I arW i Ni an s ;ld Aliss Bllnll 1, Stoddarid fill 11weir lific-ient offolts ill I1I, OPENING OF MAJESTIC MAKES A NEW RECORD. ()iiuit, Jan. 17. Aidt fnd Rhiounis diil aird at the lHud tliatel list night, Sxiturday, tltan. I1i;. Their struggle wa%;s protructed anld tlh. leilth r't-ttle tattled long. There was ;i reason. Jtiaiis II. Shunk, a former eiiploye of tile Italian Gnild Opera iompaly. somex time sin ilefuict aind considerably ex- litlt. lits a iltinlt Of $:t50 tigainst the stil Itali 1 Onny ts hic I ti 1no the sin ;is the- Aiui'mtitSuit f)ile-i: C0oiIItIN, Wh'ich'i lllyeed tit the Doyd. After the Italian comtipanly hittd uxpie-m Aluitiiseli ioigtitsizeil attacilenlt wts filed. 1ihnk decided to atttch the scenery of the c--iiipttli, upoint a Iifi;t ltawxyeri's al- sIc-I Th~ii'i tit(,i' etisit Alult f(tigilt Six sti'iiilu-s fiir lifi. If shr andi the eon- ptny livid until tli xiliing tiour of 12, iittitlit, it x is Sunday, and accordintg to HliAile lackstone and the Spalding le. I heIt S nsWill nlot attach on the tsr' (!;ix if lite xWeius Sit xith Aia holdig lonto life txs if it lloei cilttiIcs i Judltige l-ikre-inmd AlItot- myi txiotwx'll waVited- oide and' list ti-he- thiiir litoszilst tihxeil of tie'elituilil in, in thei v-in effiots to arn them- Just itwo ninites before midnight, Con- sttible ) Pea Isonl, woo h ad Ii( thouIghIItfully 'a c- luilti'd a ret41iirin cheek from someone triid to squiiax hlist the doorkeephr. irtstrier 1Itiel Nsl Agfantia obstructed Penison's ohdvance with success, an~d the iiis x iws sived, fiic the clock just thetn 'tol I Judgii and Shunk that it was iunai ai tit WStliti. It xx inis i ittlttis piast twelve -when !:iiitiiie' NidLt tiixvtii the spixnge aliii itisseduA to the happy hunting grounds. The audieni 1'it-ils' suseCted the little whcls-within -wheels Cooned\ that Was hing e-itiedi on the outside. The sclxe was then shifted to the sieinoi' entrance wheir the tpigs weri lanild onto diiyIs. A three cor- tired deb'ate took plai betwecon Pearson. the clnstlleI Hitrr Silrph tht Irantsfer mant. in Isador Z il. twyer for Airamiso. Zeigler toli Fearson to 'ittieli a hai of yon gri lggtge at soir peci Tils is Suia." Shotwell, Inw\r'-I for Sitink. iirged Pearson oh. P'enison didn't ur(e wolth t durn. Shairp, the traiisfer min, wanted to know where the I litzs 11 " gnt ott it." 1 ith n dra- II:ti will i of his iand Z iLgl-r poiited in' thi- liuritige Ott lihe i-is turnted to Shirii in, ulnd siiiking of trhtLara Filt ii,-Stonteiw ll l:wk tson i lt GRADING HAS BEGUN ON NEW BRANDIES THEATER. "Iii,,,- ,i".. he tried. And Shal, riv, The eoiptiany left for Mmnnn lis S I1YTIT. Musical Show for Corson Sextette. The Tale of the Co'initi tJ. :et Seven Sicne, nmusicil sIN lts be rIit- ten for the Corson Sixtette, Wii I will Inlude a cast of f-eall farty to fift per- soins. and]( Nxiiii, Lac-i'hi, to I Alf it J. li slie Spiahin, is -destiined fit i4 in tue high elitss 1 ouses. Te 1Iiii 1 i st'i from ia pii wif k tt n 'IV tits nsic is h\v WiN tter, Ishist' 'ii wIIIlkinown in this iity. Tle Corn ung blood Cotstun i f - idtt- kn wIta I ii tile- ii i s ITh Gills crit lii (; , I- \\i-ct I :1 a ititite I it its this I-its t- itic Ilh act is full of live musictal iu ialrs, Catch sOIgs, prett cosiitmS al aid- ric gil- xxiit tiic sci-itit itsi teet Cli-i-Itil-cl Sis , golgetti 'Tii iii fuil itmIIilf iimitn lcanges of bthi I ()lt unes aid Fccneiy. It is progiaimedtsx - T Act eft itiful Sferal of the son ianum I.iis of the vaudeville nct wceic itteu hr .l 'hitrence NtV. iane raid Wztli E hber and it wa~s th(ic-cstiii this lrietioi which promltedi tlim i tr\ t:l - crhlid fit a Msuc-i Mate i I ,ftle Iork.-N'l N )That New Richmond (Va.) Theate . Plans itivei belIenti a-cetd fm I niew iitray theater here and work will be sitid upon the !tous' withinu av wk I: t iv. It is mI ilitted that the ventuim Wxil ist 0dnigc (). G. Mitrray upwali or $10.000. Actcording to the( Id tills til trIctill will he Onx g of the lin t of it- I ind in this state. It will be deixti l I X itxlill, and the openiing is proliii'1 fit Merry A'sidov Breaks Record< "Tue llixN , Atdoxx hiciki fill Icordl lire Jan. 1, when it galxe two e t for- liaices to nearly $.1500. It I ti samne company wxihich had ben iippeiar- itg it th (lIympie in St. Louis for tl past two Weeks. MIabel ilber took: lithe part of the "widow" in place of RosenarY Golz. who is spending th wxeek in I isais City with rciiativs.- SilI fHOEN EAIAN. Carnival Elects Officers. Saln Antoniol Toxais, J;1. 18. At th' annual meeting of the ina An- toi-in ( tival company on Jan. 1, th ft U it i offiI's were icclted: Cil. (. Ioim1. poInelnt: Chiles O~rachnier. VIwo- piresident and general mianaiger: 11. 1. Shlton. seititryc ind A H. ITalff. treas- in r. TIhlo i liaes i thw i irni l haive beer s t foi \t i il 1 t-24.-- I Ni lt PORTLAND MANAGERS ARE SHIFTED AROUND Feared for a Time that a Police Call It Played to Capacity Monday Night, But W. J. Burgess, Having Planned Prelimi- James H. Errickson Assumes Actual Ac Would Be Necessary As It Was Other Theaters Did Not Suffer nary Work, Goes to California For tive Management of the Orpheumn A Big Night. the Least Bit. a Rest. -Other Changes. I; ii i-i II- Ii --I 1~4 P1 i~I- flu Ii Ii~ Rockford Ill.. n.Ii 19. Rockford mIade i new record i tlhieatri- c:is I-st nighut. Tihe iijtsti'. oi of titu0 petticst vi til-ville htoiss in the state. t illi open it-, aors for tl ilist timne andu lteitaitil xlose to 2,00 peoplh in the two cvi-mi sows. TIliw (rphiin a ud two crowdedI touses wiilt al estimated liouse or 1,100o at onelli performancwe. Trhe Tlk if N Yorkl plyed to 1t at the f1cr:1id Opetr house, mxxing the totalm e owxd of 5.100 ait evensig erfoilalces in RoCikfilld. Aside fromi this the Star vitdevill- and pitue ltuutse. the R1ot-k- ferdI piture house, hiii- Cascde, a lretmIland, lrw 'good houses. The Aijeslic opened withi a splendid show- munic with speIil miusic and drew titacit house. Ti oupening male tol ilifferice in th' house -it the Ortplieumi.- Mimic World's Big Crowds. St. Louis. -Io., Jani. 21. Th lrilhk tlhiitei. with Gcertrud 110ffinnn miul The "timi Ioild. botiec Ill tlioust records for ensh itx-ofeie re- iipts by pilig to twenti conisec'iutive liti it liences dlrinti th o INi it-i h ru n thuit i-hied-il t I S iut ' v ttI-hu tis'l ilm hnmu tv h to recipts '1 i i ttti-l il iatte -l it ih t ' m is"10 isti0 uThttt Alli.oits uiii uusiiuhivl tt populi'r prti i i- . Iiths "ut eli inl mu1tinee ' iu l i Thuis, ai ftugu of f1lw house il1mul 1<il lit 1e otuito-u iii it furi'- theiut t' titu-- h- t ilii g-itss liit'rs the' toll liiit'- onti 111 two ThurisdilNs bieinl'; Tii tints. Business Only Fair. MAIritsh Tex.. JTm. 1s. Btsdness is olN, filir in this state. The hittle tro e tor wi' ' s Its l J;r J n. 12 lo fulir r'-turns tiid Ihal thaimangel r iporti' ii 'mraIe husine-ss 01ewlwr-i Hoolign in Ni-e ilr ) upwrt; Ist night i i ftiri hoist.- NIN)'. OminihtiNeb.. JLn. 18. Grmaing hias begiun in tlii site of the ilt 0$t5;00,000 lBindi s thel ter. T ork Will I" rushed its fist :is itl-in ut d1 it in tIn ttelmit to have the t'\\- plaYhouse finl- isluuid and reads to gdi' ve to Onalia us mx Niw iYear's gift oil Jan. 1, 1910. The foyer find lobbi ar in he ont a Imtgnifi- th slt- The builing will le part of oin eight story structure. IN. JIBugs I imng'r anduti p-urt- iir witi 0. ). Iooilwatrd in the Woed- xiid Amuiisemtnt tonmptny. lEis mot the preliminary work all msapp-id out. n wilill sttlrt today fol CmIlifornia where he n it is wife w-ill spend mm few imonths' Well Tip for Park Manager. Chattanooga Tenn., Jan. 20. As spring draws neir speculation is liiitug itsetliel as to the problei faste of Ititipiii tak the cingsmimet season. TIii. mr kiis e:r eautiful spot, within telx wiuuites iiii ef the - hut-rt itttll cixv :us t lhulf-m 'ile ra- tri ck. imerr- I - uend, skatii ink11, thet toh L n i danmce pavilion, lniso-hufll parik, sh lloite 'aller ' and severut ither uilcession s. fill s~~~iihut ~ ~ 111 Ili- hm-u iteit uu-usuri'i :111d it' I'l Iiv 1 itu luli e 7 tith1 hit tl ot' Iii , ii tiliti gutiut initerest i'it : few I ts- lu silds its- itsle l Tis, is i l t l fr stx le cood lutit tas 1iih mannager wxithim fex 1de thou- atuiuts at hums Cxix-td--h'' itutu iltn15 Cts lini lIhit' Gax-t ('iris Co. simu niritil iihlie stage Of pi Thuelle 'Piiuli tuINight. after t1 performax-tnce by Court Commissioner allhiuk Miss Solomiont is from Brook- in Iit 'id1. 11irbour is is a x Canadian. Ptt 'ite pro senltleI the bride with a hlitdsomie diiond iecklnte ann .tan- iger T. E. MAcreadx wias also the uolru Of an apliroprite gift. The happy couple e'ntinined thuir friends at a wi-ding suppir.-ltARNES Portland. Oe., J7n. 16. A decided cliinge has tahen place inhe cal theatt-ill affairs. Jamtes IT. Errick soin, who its beeln general mnacigoiri of Il Giaind and the Star, will assume the a, til e mianageient of the Orphuourn theatet andl at the sameti' tine will rettin supet Ivision ouf thue Grand theater. Chister a Sutton who has so successfuli it imniag the Orpheum since the opening hli s be, trf:itsferred to Butt", Alhut., to tali clmrge of tie Orphoiumix it that point. Jol F. CordraIs his been cho i n u tali charge of the Grauind under tie genel dirtions of 'M\r. Errickson. Ir. Erickson hts hiad clirgi of th Sullivan alntd Considine Interests here It ft-ur yeurs find hurts thoroughly pros' hilmself ; iani of litre blilit I nd just dleserves the promotion that has hiden giN -n to him. -- LARIT'MliE Lubin After Earthquake Films. 1'hiladelphihu ]Iit 1s Thei e is till iloulht that t s i mu Itiin rivilry is mol the film i:inuifctel (I's as. to who wNill offer the flist pictur- oft i the xx s Itliall Ei'thiu ke'i S. Lulli of this it Its hiept the enthl s Iuhs sill the t uible oIit t liiu xin d it 5 it th at th< nust i tt 1 I-ttlt , l ' r ])i I t' s itil 'iilis]1 et'( IfIssit-i-i, ;t 1,1I tenete i liit iei1t, titux (iloui ( i' ii , excrI ti h i ne un(ii 1 w1 Ito o iin i txmie 'leit intult-ire t fuil( r iti it di ubti x11 xit u-i d for the exiiliu '1 Keith Cuts Out Concert ClevelaId. . , J . 19. TIoldis of iie irlv 2.000 i, kets thu- rmnining concerts b I1I11 Pint burg ouhuuostra ill ClevelAn w, rx I not litu(d bY Mtanager NV. T. lo iwn Yes terd iy that thil' rest of i oncert wsill 1e g in in til Gri ys' irmarlt Ti r-nson st it i 'Mr. Mtossuin lettl is thilat \Ir. Keith, the ti -us ee ai filte Hippodrome. has declilil In cot tiiuie thd tclteirts thir"--NuI NG. Lifayette, Itd., Jti. 20. s ut itting ilimtxax t a wild deon- stiution over the defeit of th TIiSconusill la sket Iall team by thie urdIt- five lit I iyette lust Fridai evenint five' hums- iid stuelits took pos.ssiont of the 1a-i IIe la hoMuse ock aiway frotuim 1iii skating link where the gamie was pluiyedil. hnd nutdule ieily at t ''fol'm- ite of The Boston Iclles, a uhrlcsque slow WN1ith pleased the liys iinsiols-ly There wvas not i sui- woitin in t l house, except oi the stage. 'iand the stu- ients, tug-mnteid by seventl Imudied citizits of the city w-ere ill tle audiience. itomut(ilplatny dela the show until the gtme atd as a result id ti Iiemiiendolus btisintess. In the stattmipede art the box -li e-peci'IallI it tite gller door , sei- rii n hundred folcd their wily in without litlx iii 'I'lue' hoys interrupted the show repeat- o'ly witlh timeir college yells and songs lbut the sliti was allowed to iroceed. (inu' of the chouis girls, wiighing over two luildredi pounds, wis the principl ttrctttin aId shte caught tlii faly of 1ii boys from the start. The joies it lilli not of the orilinmir, but the young col- icgmum ulilit i I cii tii irnint1 l t l up ttivi- Its li'ti st i t o t mitd ill Ile' hit\ Itoho lxois it In TIiisi Nw nt ( a "Rube" Given a Banquet. Clarkesburilg, 1W. 1n.. Junl. 1R. i.'leo ithi-- ilr onfn il' I anO lpt ixtuis tili i llmi huts 110t10li lby A2iliut l A. olin, -sist'ttt miliger of the thetter. mind Arthur Sxger Inst sei'son inl d- \;,It( in of the Auhrey stock comtpniluy. M'. hliusillson, will is one ofi' the hest tftir diiiniir spiekers, in the thlteutrical profes- sitn, repliiid to the tost. "thy I am St-hk sit Clarkslhirg" antd his rmartiks tuui'Iled with the hum11uor wicl has imade lIit fmuus.0--COTIEN.