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Opera House Reporter Newspaper Archive: January 5, 1917 - Page 2

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   Opera House Reporter, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1917, Estherville, Iowa                                THE OPERA HOUSE REPORTER PAGE THREE News and Views Frank McCann is in a hospital at Oklahoma Frank Robinson has joined the Oscar Graham George Smith has joined the Ikey and AbeyM Macauley is enroute in the east with one of Oliver Moroscos The CurtisRhea Trio sent a set of photos to adorn the walls of our sanc Thanks for Lizzie at one tima identified with the Weber Field is now living in Joseph musical was placed with the Martha opera or ganization by Milo McCabes Georgia Trouba dours played to capacity business at on Art Cavanaugh joined the Sherman forces at for a musical stock Totman has succeeded Parker as manager of the Opera House at Gaskell mourns the loss of his who passed away on De cember 22nd at the age of 82 The following comprise the roster of the Jack Yenckel June Petrie and Jack Wight Theatre the largest and best stock company The Ingrains have been called to their home at on ac count of the serious illness of the mother of Ethel Martell joined The Little Lost Sister show which opened in Indiana last She was placed by the American The Pretty Baby company play ed to on at the at and the following day played to proprietor of the Campus was sued for an ad vertising bill due the Chicago Her Attorney Leon Berezniak represents the Chicago The Waller Stock will open a permanent stock engagement at Greenes Opera Cedar on January Sco ville is with the A special company was gotten to gether to play Little Lost Sister at the Imperial in Chicago last about the same players who were with the show earlier in the sea Alexander and that classy colored are at present rest ing in They op en their vaudeville season early in touring Iowa and Minne Samuel the New York theatrical through his attor Leon sued Fred proprietor of the Strassles Animatefor upon a con Milo Bennett has revised and practically written an act for Malloy of which will be seen in big time It is called The Mummy Princess or The Road to Leon attorney for the Western Vaudeville Managers Association filed attachment suit to from Buster and who are working this week at fee Crown and Victoria Manager John Sorenson of Ruth says he hasnt played a since October 31st and that prospects look for few dogood business the balance of the Wanted Information as to the whereabouts of travel ing picture Last heard from at Will be appre ciated by Feature Film 27 7th Small show Hurd of Prices Harry Clay Blaney in In Walked Jimmy closes his season on the In ternational circuit this week at Kan sas and the and other members of the company went to Max Elliott of wildcat writes that he is enjoying the most prosperous season of his He has been in advance of the Silas Green Show for many and looks forward to a long The Chicago Stock under the management of is offering the following repertoire of plays Inside the The Back The says now that he has a home in the vicinity of Chicago that he can be relied on for regular attendance at the William Anthony author of The Divorce Question and Ev erymans has taken a desk with Milo Bennett at 36 West Randolph Rowland and How ard open a company playing the lat ter bill in onenight stands on Janu ary man ager Club would like to hear from some good com Good stock company pre Could use a popular price stock for the week of January Must be guaranteed to produce the We furnish the Bud Schaffer of Bubbs Ikey and Abey and Miss Cecille Elliott of the Bayley were mar ried October 24th in Bud is enjoying a successful season with Bubb and wishes to hear from his many You can reach him in care of The Joe Horner was in Estherville Mon day and purchased one of Maine FAMILIAR FACES WILSON Wilson has been associated with Midwest theatricals for many For several summer seasons he was contracting agent for carnival but last year abandoned the cirnival business to accept the advance of the Dickey and Jones Ten Nights He is at present telling the natives about the merits of the Ida Weston Rae this being his second season as agent of the said Where Women Count and The new Scenic Theatre at Bel has been opened under the management of Olson The policy of the new house is road shows and The managers are desirous to book road attractions every two Wight Theatre the largest and best Stock Company Jack Kilroy of the Saratoga filed suit against Julian etta of Halls Musical who played last week at the Grand the atre on State for due him for some detective work he did for The Sherman Kelly Stock play ed to gross on Christmas Eve and on Christmas at at 20 and 30 cents Kelly says the business done on Christmas Eve is entilled to the worlds record for that festive While on his holiday vacation John Rae purchased a seven room mod ern bungalow at Oak John Harp to carry with dur ing the summer for use during the regular season as he oc casionally pjays a town where the piano is out of tune and in some in no pianos are available for use in the Although fifty copies of the Christ mas Reporter were sent to the Fox yet the demand for them was so great that Harley Sadler or dered fifty additional copies sent to him at One hundred copies of a single issue of The Re prrter pent to one company is going some for a Cranberry Center publi Keefe real estate of will erect a new theatre at Cascade and have an ad in the current issue announcing same for Work on the new building will commence about March The building will be a two story struc ture the theatre being on the ground floor with a dance hall above the the Binder writes Al Mark hams The Girl He Couldnt eastern played De 18th to good business in a blinding Manager Web ster certainly deserves credit for the sedulous care he takes of his Clean as a all new scenery and a good for good Two prominent young men have leased the opera house at Coif and are desiring to secure some good Arnold is a banker and dark u leading clothing mer They aim to offer only clean They have played thus far The Melting a and The Missouri Girl and have Bubbs Ikey and Abey booked for February and want other attrac Leon attorney for Bell and is to establish a point in law as to wheth er an agency can be discharged by the owner of the theatre without giv ing and for that reason he sued Joseph Hopp and Maurice proprietors of the Barrison for a bill which he claims is due them upon a con tract signed by Frank which contract they refused to recog v Earl Powers writes The Jerome Show played week of December 4th to packed houses had to turn them This is a good show Good opera but poorly No fires started until six Grace Jerome left December 7th for Texas to spend We all miss Manager here told us that the picture show would hurt us but the picture shows lose money when we come to and this show pays cash rent for Regimental Sargeant Major Mark Brunson of the Second Iowa Infan has been promoted to Second Lieutenant of the Machine Gun Com pany of the Second Iowa Brunson was clarinetist and tenor with Jones Novelty Sing ing Orchestra of prior to the call of the President June and has since that time been on duty with his regiment at He is a son of and Frank Brunson of former managers of the Grand theatre at and Nora Leonard entertained the members of the Leonard Players with a very elaborate spread at on December A 12 foot Christmas tree with its ches heavily laden with presents pc cupied the center of the hall where the palatable repast was The following comprise the personnel of the company William Nora Mae Don Mildred Bonney Rose Harry Satterwhite and Ola Satter Our Letter List LaHairs Novelty Entertainers Genrpe R ch Blair Gordnn Vas Binder Co Dora Mitchell L Barton Howards Hip Show Stevens Hoyt Chas Fipos Leffinswell Bond Eedo Hillstrom Ren Kptchum North Stock Cr Delles Stanley Earl Comedi ans Cassie Gertrude Warner Gaume Wynne Urvin Nichols Shultz Corndey Carl Berch Billy Owens Marerret Kava naugb Dell Show Stanley Nickerson and Earl Gilldban Hazel Calhon Jack Stanley W Lee Brandon Dick Wakefield MadameSampson Frederick Clarke Billy Meyers Jack Harvey Gene Post Madame Violas Tropi cal Animal Circus Bick Hanley and Edmund Carroll Marea Russell Al Thurburn Hope Greenleaf Ellie Barlow J Renfrow Mervin Landrum Boh Grand Fontinelle Stock Sydney Sandaefer King Dramatic Bob Cloepfil   

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